January 2022

Ricky Weiss scores Top-5 finish on Saturday at Vado

Retuning to  Vado Speedway Park (Vado, NM) on Friday after having an off night on Thursday, Weiss jumped up three spots in his heat race to place second. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in fifth, Ricky dropped two spots to finish seventh. (Mike Ruefer photo)

For another $5,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday, Ricky topped the speed charts in time trials before picking up a heat win. Receiving the third-starting position for the feature via the redraw, Weiss dropped one spot in the 40-lap affair to record a fourth-place finish. He followed Mike Marlar, Garrett Alberson, and Earl Pearson Jr. across the line with Tyler Erb coming in fifth.

To wrap up the 16th annual Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Weiss secured his spot into the $25,000-to-win finale with a runner-up finish in his heat. Rolling off sixth, Ricky was collected in a tangle late in the race while running in the top-five that brought a disappointing end to his weekend. He was credited with a 12th-place outing.

Ricky pocketed a $1,000 bonus for setting the fastest time overall out of all six events with his 13.942-second lap on Saturday.

For more results from this event, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

Seventh-place finish in round three of Wild West Shootout

For the third round of the Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly on Wednesday evening at Vado Speedway Park (Vado, NM), Ricky’s third-place finish in his heat race positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Weiss held his spot for all 30 laps to register a seventh-place finish. (Tyler Rinken photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

Pair of Top-10’s to open 2022 at Vado Speedway Park

Ricky Weiss made the trip to Vado Speedway Park (Vado, New Mexico) on Saturday afternoon to enter his J&C Properties No. 7 Late Model into battle for the 16th annual Wild West Shootout. With 31 Late Models on hand, Weiss clocked in third-fastest in his group before placing second in his heat race. Losing one spot in the 40-lap feature, Ricky recorded a sixth-place finish. (Mike Ruefer photo)

The following night, Ricky locked his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with an eight-lap heat race victory. Starting in fourth, Weiss faded three positions to finish seventh.

For more results from this event, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.