PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Floyd County driver Ervin Vance won the Dirt Track World Championship (DTWC) Non-Qualifier Race in the Modified division on Thursday night and finished eighth in the 36th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship, presented by Optima Batteries, at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday night.
Vance, who has fared well at the southern Ohio track throughout the 2016 season, ended the talent-heavy feature event behind Kevin Morehouse, Taylor Cook, Jason Brookover, Tanner Wilson, David Jamison, Jesse Wisecarver and race winner Jacob Hawkins.
The Floyd County driver finished ahead of Jackie Boggs, Jeremy Rayburn, Eddie Harmon, Jimmy Robinson, Greg Oliver, Dustin Linville, Lucas Lee, Shon Flanary, K.C. Burdette, Scott LeMaster, Brain Skaggs, Nathan Loney, Jody Puckett, Josh Stumbo, Don Adams, Mike McPherson, Kenny Johnson and Anthony Kinkade.
Stumbo is another driver from Floyd County. He placed 22nd in the feature race.
Results from the 36th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship, presented by Optima Batteries, Modified were as follows: 1. 13JH-Jacob Hawkins; 2. 101-Jesse Wisecarver; 3. D4J-David Jamison; 4. 17W-Tanner Wilson; 5. 28B-Jason Brookover; 6. 21C-Taylor Cook; 7. 28-Kevin Morehouse; 8. P20-Ervin Vance; 9. D4-Jackie Boggs; 10. 12-Jeremy Rayburn; 11. 87-Eddie Harmon; 12. 54R-Jimmy Robinson; 13. 20G-Greg Oliver; 14. 53L-Dustin Linville; 15. 12L-Lucas Lee; 16. 98-Shon Flanary; 17. KC44-K.C. Burdette ; 18. 11K-Scott LeMaster; 19. 20S-Brian Skaggs; 20. 10L-Nathan Loney; 21. J3-Jody Puckett; 22. 28S-Josh Stumbo; 23. 90-Don Adams; 24. RV1-Mike McPherson; 25. $-Kenny Johnson; 26. 10K-Anthony Kinkade.
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.