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Ryder Wells Heading to Kansas and Oklahoma to Compete in Five-Day Sooner 600 Week
14-year-old Ryder Wells from Lumberton, TX ready to race micro sprints at four tracks in five days
By: Kickin' the Tires
"Without the help of Preferred Contractors, Kickin' the Tires, Universal Coin & Bullion and The Brooks Report Live, we wouldn't have this chance. But, most importantly, I want to thank my family, especially my mom, dad, (big sister) Chaise and my grandparents, who all believed in me."
Wells will kick off the action Wednesday, June 9 at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kansas. Pits open at 4 p.m. with hot laps getting underway at 7 p.m. Racing action is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. From there, it's four more nights of racing in northern Oklahoma:
Creek County Speedway – Thursday, June 10
Red Dirt Raceway – Friday, June 11
Port City Raceway – Saturday, June 12
Creek County Speedway – Sunday, June 13
With the exception of Port City Raceway, the racing will be streamed live by Fast Four Media. In the Restricted Class, Wells will be racing each night for a $300 first-place prize.
"I must stay humble and open-minded as Sooner week is against the best of the best," Wells said. "My goal is to win at least one race and come away with a top 5 in the others but just being able to race at this level is a dream come true."
Ryder Wells is a 14-year-old A/B honor student at Lumberton High School in Lumberton, Texas. When he is not racing, he plays goalie for the Houston Dynamo Dash Youth Soccer Club.
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