Sunday Coverage Pro Rock Competition Rock Crawling

Cougar Buttes, CA

Sep. 11, 2005 By Chris Geiger

Event #4 Final Scores:

Driver Score Place
Cody Waggoner 438 1st
Jason Bunch 378 2nd
Bob Standage 294 3rd
Super Stock
Dean Bulloch 262 1st
Mike Bailey 178 2nd
Modified Stock
Dan Patterson 504 1st
Jody Everding 480 2nd
Troy Bailey 436 3rd
Buzz Bronsema 397 4th
Eric Hackney 297 5th
Renee LeBaron 278 6th
Kathey Crook 260 7th
Matt Lutterman 246 8th
Formula Toy Class Todd Steele 369 1st
Hobie Smith 312 2nd
Mike Wright 287 3rd
Brandon Naves 243 4th


Cody Waggoner with spotter Mike Berard hooked up this year and brought team Wagonner to the top of top in ProROCK this year. Last year Team Waggoner was driving in the Modified Stock class. This year with the purchase of the new car the team plunged into the top class with both feet and have emerged on top of the pile. Congrangulations on the series win and a job well done! Today's win marks the third win of four events for Team Waggoner.
The competitor with the most qualified event wins in 2005 rock crawling season using the WARN 9.0R will win a $5,000 bonus from Warn Industries. Cody Waggoner (Trophy Class) is currently tied with Super Stock Team, Dean Bulloch & Karl Munford. Each team has seven first place wins each. The determining event will be this coming up weekend (September 24 & 25) in Vernal, UT for the WE ROCK Final Series Event. It is the final eligible event in the 9.0R Bonus Contest. In case of a tie, the grand prize will be shared between the two teams. The Champion or Champions will be crowned at the SEMA Show this November!
Dean Bullock and Karl Mumford were the two most consistent team members this year. Like clock work the punched in a first place finish at every one of the four ProROCK events this year. This is how a pro team should work. Game, Set and Match, this team walked away true winners.
Todd Steele & Dave Cole finished way ahead of the other Formula Toys this weekend. Todd and Dave have been working very well together this year. These two combine mutual respect, communication and daring all in a positive way. This marks their second first place finish this year. In addition to winning this event they are also the Formula Toy series winners for 2005!
Hobie Smith was in last place on Saturday. But for Hobie, Sunday was a whole new day. On top of his gave, he hit the tough lines including scoring two bonus lines on the same obstacle on course #7. Hobie sling-shots to second place in day two of the competition in the Formula Toy Class.
Bob Standage and Lance Clifford really struggled with the courses. The rig was running right and did not have any noticeable malfunctions. I did not notice any poor driving or spotting decisions but things just did not seem to hook up for bob this time. Things would look good and they took good lines, but ended up getting stuck between the rocks over and over again.

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