FARMER CITY, IL – April 6, 2019 – Brandon Sheppard collected his third Illini 100 victory in 5 years on Saturday night over Jimmy Mars and Bobby Pierce, making it a weekend sweep for Illinois-native drivers at Farmer City Raceway after Brian Shirley took the checkereds the night before. Mars stayed strong inside the top 5 all night, while Pierce made a hard-charging effort from 16th to round out the podium.

Morton Buildings Feature (75 Laps) 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [4][$15,000]; 2. 28m-Jimmy Mars [5][$7,000]; 3. 32p-Bobby Pierce [16][$5,000]; 4. 28-Dennis Erb [7][$3,000]; 5. 29-Darrell Lanigan [19][$2,500]; 6. 99jr-Frank Heckenast [3][$2,000]; 7. 44-Chris Madden [14][$1,800]; 8. 7r-Kent Robinson [20][$1,600]; 9. 18-Chase Junghans [23][$1,500]; 10. B12-Kevin Weaver [12][$1,250]; 11. 25w-Allen Weisser [22][$1,200]; 12. 4G-Bob Gardner [9][$1,150]; 13. 36v-Kyle Hardy [15][$1,100]; 14. 7-Ricky Weiss [1][$1,050]; 15. 83-Scott James [10][$1,000]; 16. 25-Shane Clanton [11][$900]; 17. 22-Tanner English [2][$875]; 18. 99B-Boom Briggs [25][$110]; 19. 3s-Brian Shirley [21][$825]; 20. 21-Billy Moyer [6][$800]; 21. B1-Brent Larson [24][$800]; 22. 24-Ryan Unzicker [18][$800]; 23. 10-Scott Schmitt [8][$800]; 24. 97-Cade Dillard [13][$800]; 25. 18b-Shannon Babb [17][$800]; 26. 6-Blake Spencer [26][$110] Hard Charger: 29-Darrell Lanigan[+14] Lap Leaders: 22 – Tanner English 1-32; Brandon Sheppard 33-75

Qualifying Flight-A 1. 22-Tanner English, 12.283; 2. 1-Brandon Sheppard, 12.325; 3. 4G-Bob Gardner, 12.434; 4. 10-Scott Schmitt, 12.439; 5. 21-Billy Moyer, 12.475; 6. 36v-Kyle Hardy, 12.495; 7. 18b-Shannon Babb, 12.5; 8. 25-Shane Clanton, 12.509; 9. 29D-Spencer Diercks, 12.513; 10. 3s-Brian Shirley, 12.556; 11. 99B-Boom Briggs, 12.559; 12. 25F-Jason Feger, 12.602; 13. 2-Allen Murray, 12.637; 14. 29-Darrell Lanigan, 12.661; 15. 32-Chris Simpson, 12.67; 16. B1-Brent Larson, 12.703; DNS. 97-Cade Dillard, NT; DNS. 89-Mike Spatola, NT

Qualifying Flight-B 1. 28-Dennis Erb, 12.411; 2. 28m-Jimmy Mars, 12.428; 3. 7-Ricky Weiss, 12.464; 4. 99jr-Frank Heckenast, 12.539; 5. 83-Scott James, 12.541; 6. B12-Kevin Weaver, 12.547; 7. 44-Chris Madden, 12.55; 8. 7r-Kent Robinson, 12.657; 9. 77-Jay Morris, 12.671; 10. 32p-Bobby Pierce, 12.731; 11. 25w-Allen Weisser, 12.868; 12. 6P-Jose Parga, 13.018; 13. 18-Chase Junghans, 13.019; 14. 24-Ryan Unzicker, 13.053; 15. 12-Jeff Curl, 13.074; 16. 6-Blake Spencer, 13.104; 17. 9-Lyle Zanker, 13.635

Drydene Heat #1 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 22-Tanner English [1]; 2. 21-Billy Moyer [3]; 3. 4G-Bob Gardner [2]; 4. 97-Cade Dillard [9]; 5. 32-Chris Simpson [8]; 6. 18b-Shannon Babb [4]; 7. 2-Allen Murray [7]; 8. 29D-Spencer Diercks [5]; 9. 99B-Boom Briggs [6]

Drydene Heat #2 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [1]; 2. 10-Scott Schmitt [2]; 3. 25-Shane Clanton [4]; 4. 36v-Kyle Hardy [3]; 5. 29-Darrell Lanigan [7]; 6. 3s-Brian Shirley [5]; 7. 25F-Jason Feger [6]; 8. 89-Mike Spatola [9]; 9. B1-Brent Larson [8]

Drydene Heat #3 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 7-Ricky Weiss [2]; 2. 28-Dennis Erb [1]; 3. 83-Scott James [3]; 4. 44-Chris Madden [4]; 5. 77-Jay Morris [5]; 6. 25w-Allen Weisser [6]; 7. 18-Chase Junghans [7]; 8. 12-Jeff Curl [8]; 9. 9-Lyle Zanker [9]

Drydene Heat #4 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 99jr-Frank Heckenast [2]; 2. 28m-Jimmy Mars [1]; 3. B12-Kevin Weaver [3]; 4. 32p-Bobby Pierce [5]; 5. 24-Ryan Unzicker [7]; 6. 6-Blake Spencer [8]; 7. 7r-Kent Robinson [4]; 8. 6P-Jose Parga [6]

Last Chance Showdown 1 (10 Laps) – Top 3 Transfer 1. 18b-Shannon Babb [3][-]; 2. 29-Darrell Lanigan [2][-]; 3. 3s-Brian Shirley [4][-]; 4. 25F-Jason Feger [6][]; 5. 29D-Spencer Diercks [7][$110]; 6. 89-Mike Spatola [8][]; 7. 99B-Boom Briggs [9][$110]; 8. B1-Brent Larson [10][$110]; 9. 2-Allen Murray [5][]; 10. 32-Chris Simpson [1][$110]

Last Chance Showdown 2 (10 Laps) – Top 3 Transfer 1. 24-Ryan Unzicker [2][-]; 2. 7r-Kent Robinson [6][-]; 3. 25w-Allen Weisser [3][-]; 4. 18-Chase Junghans [5][]; 5. 77-Jay Morris [1][$110]; 6. 6-Blake Spencer [4][]; 7. 12-Jeff Curl [7][$110]; 8. 9-Lyle Zanker [9][$110]; 9. 6P-Jose Parga [8]