Brennon Willard joins Lucas Oil MLRA for Labor Day weekend tripleheader
On Friday afternoon, Brennon Willard entered his Willard Asphalt No. 3 Late Model into battle with the Lucas Oil LateModel Midwest Racing Association (MLRA) at Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kan.) for the Labor Day weekend opener.
Drawing 21 cars for the Clyde Ellis Memorial, Willard edged his way into the opening night feature with a sixth-place finish in his heat. Slated to start in 15th, Brennon was a scratch from the 30-lapper.
For the Ron Jenkins Memorial on Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.), Brennon laid down the second-fastest time in his group before grabbing the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat. With $7,000 on the line in the feature, Willard retired on lap 27.
On Sunday at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.), Willard was forced to take a provisional into the $10,000-to-win A-Main after pulling off early in his heat and B-Main. Advancing forward eight spots in the 30-lap affair, Brennon crossed the line in 16th.