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The 17th Annual Appletree Automotive U.S. Sand Nationals at West Michigan Sand Dragway featuring the Pro Truck Nationals series is finally in the books. Ben Dozeman was the big winner of the weekend pulling off the Pro Truck class win and an unlikely come from behind PTN point series championship. Ben had to win the final round to avoid a 3-way tie for the top spot for the Pro Truck title and he was able to squeak out a final round victory over Kip Martin by .001. Josh Stephens was also a big winner on the weekend winning the Fastest 4WD Shootout and running a best of 3.04 on the weekend. Read on for more results from this event. *Video is now online...Click "Read More".*

Pro Truck Round One Eliminations
Pro Truck Round Two-Finals Eliminations
4x4 Shootout Qualifying & Eliminations
Final Rounds Video

Pro Truck
1st-Ben Dozeman
2nd-Kip Martin
3rd-Kyle Homik



Fastest 4X4
1st-Josh Stephens
2nd-Brian McWethy
3rd-Dan Wies
3rd-Ryan Wilson

Quick 16
1st-Jay Poortenga
2nd-Wille Berzley
3rd-Mike Page
3rd-Keith Ahart

Pro 1
1st-Dave DeLoof
2nd-Keith Ahart
3rd-Trent Everett
3rd-Bruce Hartung

Pro 2
1st-Brian Walla
2nd-John Ramlow
3rd-Brent Lokker
3rd-Randy Vsetula

Pro 3
1st-Brian Wagner
2nd-Brian Walla
3rd-Lee Reynders

1st-Rich Wood
2nd-Stephanie Thorpe
3rd-David Anderson

Sportsman 1
1st-Mandee Reynders
2nd-Ross Abraham
3rd-Scott Campbell
3rd-Corey Urbain

Sportsman 2
1st-Roger Young
2nd-Dave Weaver
3rd-Stan Roth

1st-Rich Wood
2nd-Jeff Jareo
3rd-David Anderson
3rd-Brad Adams

Junior Dragster
1st-Elise Shaffer
2nd-Tyler Walla
3rd-Alexandra Rammacher

Junior ATV
1st-Caitlynn Page
2nd-Devin Reust
3rd-Jessie Berzley
3rd-BT Pyper

Mighty Midgets
1st-Dylan DeHaan
2nd-Mallory DeHaan
3rd-Tanner Hartman

Fastest 4X4
1. Josh Stephens 3.090
2. Brian McWethy 3.091
3. Ryan Wilson 3.45
4. Dan Wies NT

Round One Eliminations
Josh Stephens (W) 3.05 def. Dan Wies 3.45
Brian McWethy (W) 3.27 def. Ryan Wilson 3.49

Final Round Eliminations
Josh Stephens (W) 3.04 def. Brian McWethy 3.49


The first day of racing action is complete at West Michigan Sand Dragway’s 17th Annual U.S. Sand Nationals. Test and Tune action went on from Noon-7PM with the Pro Truck Nationals presenting a show in front of a packed crowd starting at 8PM. Kathy Ellington was the night’s big winner. The Ohio racer drove her Black Widow Altered to the 3.5 Index class victory over Mike Page in the final round of a strong 16 car field. Ellington also became the first racer to defeat Ben Dozeman in PTN 3.5 Index class competition in 2009 earning her an additional $50 bonus. The Sportsman Truck class debuted with a huge 23 truck field and Tom Bray was the winner of that class defeating Mike Moll in the final round. Rounding out the classes, Brad Adams defeated Steve Ewing to take the big money in the ATV class. Racing action goes on throughout the day on Saturday with the normal full complement of classes at WMSD.

3.5 Index
1st-Kathy Ellington
2nd-Mike Page
3rd-Trent Everett Jr.

Sportsman Truck
1st-Tom Bray
2nd-Mike Moll
3rd-John Schultz

1st-Brad Adams
2nd-Steve Ewing
3rd-Matt Ewing

West Michigan Sand Dragway hosts the 17th Annual Appletree Automotive U.S. Sand Nationals July 23-26 featuring the Pro Truck Nationals 2009 Season Finale. NSDN will have Daily Race Coverage from this event with results, news, and videos each night after racing action is complete. We will also have our live updates from the track on the left side bar under the main menu. This NSDN Daily Race Coverage is brought to you by the Pro Truck Nationals Series and Richard’s Auto Parts. Racing action kicks off on Thursday July 23 with Test and Tune action. For any questions throughout the race weekend or to inquire about future Daily Race Coverage sponsorship opportunities, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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