Elliott reigns in inaugural Red River Tour, adds Dirt Dominator win in IMCA Modified series final

September 23, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgHe’d earn hard charger honors and win the Dirt Dominator event while clinching the tour title the next night at Ardmore. “It was a pretty cool ending to the tour,” Elliott said. Elliott had a pair of fourth place finishes in the first three races, then got caught up in an early wreck in the show at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Undeterred and with the help of Cory Davis and his crew, Elliott soldiered on and was rewarded the next night with the checkers at Bells. Elliott got the best of a stellar field at Grayson County Speedway, then raced his way out of a ‘B’ feature to ninth place in the IMCA Modified tour finale the next night to edge Jeffrey Abbey for the ti­tle. HIS CREW: Wife Tana, daughter Cambryn and parents David and Tammy. Chris Elliott was champion of the inaugural Red River Tour for IMCA Modifieds. (Photo by Stacy Kolar, Southern Sass Photography)center_img “Winning this tour meant a lot to me. There are a lot of guys in Texas who are very good race car drivers and may not get the time in the spotlight they deserve,” said Elliott, from Abilene. “To not only make each of the six races but to be consistent and have a car that could have won half of them meant a lot.” “We tore up some stuff at Devil’s Bowl, went over the car before loading up and slept by the side of the road before we got to Grayson County,” said Elliott, who got to see the sun come up over the vast Texas horizon. “That track is really my kind of place. Winning there really gave us a boost.”  ABILENE, Texas – His win at the track he called “a cool little place” highlighted Chris Elliott’s run to the championship of the inaugural Red River Tour. Wins-1                    Top Five Finishes-3           Starts-6 HIS SPONSORS: Strong Ready Mix, Kyle Paul Construction, Big Country Title, Armorthane, Ra­mos Masonry, Hydropro Landscaping, Dark Horse Racing Shocks and Abilene Materials, all of Abilene; Randy, Will and Pam Poston at Poston Motorsports, Midland; IRP Race Cars of Longview; E & E Kustom of Eastland; Truform Race Products of Waco; Crabtree Motorsports of Clyde; Raider Graphix of Lubbock; Dave Leech Construction of San Angelo; Octane Trade School; Neuline Engineering; and Ti-Lube of Mount Ayr, Iowa.last_img read more