WMSD U.S. Sand Nationals 2009 Photo ExtraAs is tradition after each Daily Race Coverage event, we like to look through the event in photos. Here is a batch of photos and video captures from the U.S. Sand Nationals taken by NSDN Editor, Tom Bray.
Ben Dozeman was the big winner on the weekend taking home the Pro Truck class win AND the 2009 PTN Pro Truck class championship.
Pro Truck Final Round: Dozeman (Near Lane) took the win over Kip Martin by .001 at the finish line.
Josh Stephens brought out the Blown Income 4x4 Altered from Missouri and laid waste to the 4x4 Shootout class with a string of low 3.0 passes.
One week after setting the B/4WD record at Ionia, Ryan Wilson clinched the first ever PTN 4x4 Shootout class championship.
Kathy Ellington drove her Black Widow Altered to the 3.5 Index class victory and also received the bonus $50 for being the first driver to defeat Ben Dozeman in 3.5 class competition this season.
Mike Page had a strong string of runner-up finishes to conclude the 2009 PTN season, including a runner-up finish in the 3.5 Index class at the U.S. Sand Nationals.
Jay Poortenga drove his Drag Nasty Funny Jeep to the Quick 16 victory over a tough field of competitiors.
The Pro 1 final round saw Dave DeLoof (Near Lane) take a close victory over Arizona's Keith Ahart.
Brian Walla (Near Lane) squeaked out a final round victory in the Pro 2 class over John Ramlow's Roadster.
Brian Walla (Near Lane) nearly swept two classes after a runner-up finish on a break out in the Pro 3 class to winner Brian Wagner with his Jeep.
Rich Wood (Near Lane) kicked off quite a pay day with a victory in the Pro ATV Shootout final round over Stephanie Thorpe.
Mandee Reynders (Near Lane) drove her Jeep to the Sportsman 1 class final round win over Ross Abraham red lighted.
Roger Young (Far Lane) with his Runnin' Wild Jeep nosed out Dave Weaver in the Sportsman 2 final round for the win.
Rich Wood (Near Lane) doubled up on the day with a win in the ATV class defeating Jeff Jareo on his three-wheeler in the final round.
Bob Gill had a good showing at WMSD running a best of 3.12@111mph in Pro Truck class action.
The Precision Power Sports crew made the long haul from Missouri with their impressive fleet of ATV's including this one rode by Kevin Betzer.
Russ Bailey made the haul from the Kansas City, Missouri area with his impressive Motorcycle-powered Buggy running in the 3.2 range in Quick 16 class competition.
Kip Martin was the Pro Truck runner-up with his Primal Scream Jeep.
Keith Ahart coupled his runner-up in Pro 1 with a semi-final finish in the Quick 16 class with his Second Urge dragster.
Brian McWethy scored a runner-up finish in the 4x4 Shootout class with "The Boss" Funny Jeep and also ran a personal best with a 3.09 in qualifying.