Evans Reaches Victory Lane at Montana 200

Evans, 60, earned his first victory at the state's premier motorsports event

By Dillon Tabish

Garrett Evans of East Wenatchee, Washington won last weekend’s 24th annual Montana 200 at Montana Raceway Park.

Evans, 60, earned his first victory at the state’s premier motorsports event.

BJ Tidrick of Kennewick, Washington placed second and Kalispell’s Bodie Morton earned third in the finale on Saturday night.

With a crowd that filled the party decks and bleachers, the main event had 26 of the original 40 drivers left racing. A five-car pileup after only 10 laps took out early favorites Jonathon Gomez, the defending champ, and Jim Pettit II.

Owen Riddle, who qualified with the fast time, Alex Lessor, who had won two straight late model races at the track, and Morton, a local favorite, competed well but nobody could catch Evans.

Whitefish’s Giles Thornton placed 13th and Lessor finished 16th.

Click here for complete results from the Montana 200.

24th annual MONTANA 200    

Saturday, Montana Raceway Park

Final Main Event

1. Garrett Evans

2. BJ Tidrick

3. Bodie Morton

4. Jeff Jefferson

5. Braeden Havens

6. Shane Mitchell

7. Jeremy Doss

8. Trevor Emond

9. Jamie McClennon

10. Austin Reed

11. Kelly Admiral

12. Dave Garber

13. Giles Thornton

14. Andy Brown

15. Mike Longton

16. Alex Lessor

17. Owen Riddle

18. Ryan Wells

19. Gracin Raz

20. Eric Schmidt

21. Shelby Thompson

22. Jonathon Gomez

23. Joey Bird

24. Nicole Behar

25. Jim Pettit II

26. Taylor Riddle

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