Story by Bob Oertle — CMRA Track Announcer

From petro chemical giant to motorsports record setter in just two generations.

Tulsa, Oklahoma native Dane Westby broke the existing motorcycle track record at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit Sunday during round number 4 of the CMRA 10 race 2007 points championships. Hallett is located near Jennings, Oklahoma east of Tulsa.

Dane Westby is the son of Tryg Westby founder of the Kinetic Playground and current owner of T. Westby Corporation located on Brookside in Tulsa, and grandson of the late Gerald Westby past CEO of Seismograph Service Corporation / Raytheon.

Westby, broke the record which was set by Ty Howard on August 21, 2005. The old record was 1:16.835 held by Ty Howard. Howard who owns and is the top instructor of Ride Smart, a motorcycle road race training
school based out of Weatherford, Texas, had held all the track records at the five tracks the CMRA competes on, and in both directions at the tracks that are designed to run both ways.

The new lap record at Hallet for Motorcycles in the Clockwise direction is:

Dane Westby Sponsors: T.Westby Corp; Michelin; Silkolene; EBC; The Kinetic Playground; Westby Racing LLC; RPS; Pit Bull; Island Racing Services

#213 Dane Westby, riding motorcycles out of the T. Westby Corp. Racing stables, went on to win 5 sprint races held on Sunday setting the new record during the Super Stock A division on lap 4 of that contest, while
defeating the current record holder Ty Howard out of Weatherford, Texas.

NEW TRACK RECORD HOLDER — #213 DANE WESTBY Photo by, Bob Vest

Gerald Westby, Dane’s grandfather was the main force behind Seismograph Service Corporation, which is a firm that uses special mobile equipment to locate oil below the ground without first drilling a very expensive deep well.

Interesting factoid, the founder of Hallett Motor Racing Circiut TolArutunoff also is related to the Petroleum Industry. His father, Armais Arutunoff, invented the submersible pump that is used still today to bring oil up from depths of oil wells World wide. Reda Pump, invented by Armais Arutunoff.
Arutunoff’s pump later was used to bring the oil to the surface, that Westby’s Seismic process had located. The majority of gasoline and petroleum products we use today were brought to you in part by those two
gentlemen in some way or another.

Years later those same family names cross paths once again at Hallett.

TRYG WESTBY HEADS UP T. WESTBY CORP. RACING TEAM Photo by, Bob Oertle

Just like his dad did in the geophysics industry, Tryg never misses an opportunity to improve and hone his knowledge of this sport. Constantly analyzing the track and performance of his rider, Tryg keeps moving, observing from all angles at each race on the circuit.

Addendum to this article: A message from Tryg, Dane’s father and major sponsor.

“Thanks to Marcus Mcbain with RPS and Dave Hirsh with Michelin Tires for all your help making the bikes stick to the track. Thank you Sam Romeo for seeing what I see in Dane. Thank you Ty Howard, Zac Chapman, Dustin Meador, Tyler McDonald, Chris, Logan, Bryan, Eric, and all you many great riders for giving him such major talent to contend with. Thanks CMRA for
producing such a professional level event.

Thanks to Bob Oertle Media Man, without which the weekend would not even be the same. Finally, thanks to the Lord for making me so lucky as to
have a son that can ride a motorcycle so well as to let me live again through him with the thrills of racing and winning as I once did. Cheers….Tryg”

T. Westby Corp. Racing #213 Dane Westby’s bikes prepared for a hard days work at a record setting pace. Photo by, Bob Oertle

Oklahoma Racers Score Twelve 1st Place Finishes at the CMRA races Held at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit

Dane Westby, Tulsa, Oklahoma won 5 Sprint Races setting a new motorcycle track record in the clockwise direction at Hallett in the process.

WINNING OKLAHOMA RACERS & TEAMS

CMRA SATURDAY SPRINT RACES

1ST PLACE Formula 5 CONNER BLEVINS NOBLE OK
1ST PLACE Formula 4 JOSHUA MILLER MIDWEST CITY OK

CMRA Saturday Shogun Motorsports 2 HOUR MINI-ENDURANCE RACE
1ST Formula 6 CYCLE 1 RACING Riders: Mark David, Joshua Miller NOBLE, OK

CMRA SUNDAY SPRINTS

1ST Formula 2 EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
1ST UNLIMITED MOTARD DUSTIN MEADOR TULSA, OK
1ST LW TWINS EX DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
1ST SUPER MOTARD DUSTIN MEADOR TULSA, OK
1ST CLUBMAN DUSTYN CAUDLE TULSA, OK
1ST SUPERBIKE B EXPERT DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
1ST SUPER STOCK A EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
1ST SUPER STOCK D EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
1ST SUPERBIKE D EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK

http://www.cmraracing.com/Results/2007/ … 2205&cl=59
Lap times from Dane Westby’s record setting race.

http://www.cmraracing.com/tracks.htm
Track Records listed on the CMRA Tracks Page

http://www.wera.com/racerprofiles/racer … _19683.htm
Dane Westby’s Standings at WERA

http://www.mssu.edu/seg-vm/bio_gerald_h__westby.html
Short Biography of Gerald Westby
http://www.bartlesville.com/visitors/hi … story.html
History of Oil in Bartlesville
http://www.bartlesvillehistory.com/online_main.html
Time line of the Reda Pump Inventor Armais Arutunoff
http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/h … ulsa_x.htm
Toly’s 2.6 Million dollar home on the market in Tulsa

CMRA HOMEPAGE: http://www.cmraracing.com

HALLETT MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT: http://www.hallettracing.com

PHOTOS FROM THE RACES: http://s20.photobucket.com/albums/b218/ … ?start=all

PHOTOS OF ACTION ON THE TRACK: http://www.btumc.com/cmra0507_web/index.html

PHOTOS FROM THE PITS: http://s176.photobucket.com/albums/w162 … ?start=all

Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association
The CMRA is a member owned, non-profit organization with approximately 800 members.
The CMRA is managed by a seven member Board of Directors, half of whom are elected
each year to a two year term by a vote of the full membership. The CMRA hold motorcycle
roadraces in the South Central region of the United States.

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OKLAHOMA RACERS WON 12 RACES OVER THE WEEKEND

CMRA SATURDAY SPRINT RACES

1ST PLACE F5 CONNER BLEVINS NOBLE OK

1ST PLACE F4 JOSHUA MILLER MIDWEST CITY OK

4TH PLACE F3 CONNER BLEVINS NOBLE OK
3RD PLACE F6 RICHARD DESMOND MIDWEST CITY OK
12TH PLACE F4 MARCUS BEEDLE NEWALLA, OK
DNS F6 MATHEW JORGENSON MIDWEST CITY, OK
DNS F6 MARK DAVID NOBLE, OK

CMRA SATURDAY 2 HOUR MINI-ENDURANCE RACE

1ST F6 CYCLE 1 RACING Riders: Mark David, Joshua Miller NOBLE, OK
3RD F6 SCM RACING RIDESMART 2 Riders: Summer Moorehead, Dustin Meador, Ismel Camacho, Mark Olley COLLINSVILLE, OK
4TH F6 CYCLE 1 Riders: Richard Desmond, Matthew Jorgensen, Mark David MIDWEST CITY, OK
16TH F4 EXCEL RACING Riders: Conner Blevins, Dustin Dominguez NOBLE, OK

Dane Westby, Tulsa, Oklahoma wins 5 Sprint Races setting a new motorcycle track record in the clockwise direction at Hallett in the process.

CMRA SUNDAY SPRINTS

1ST F2 EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
2ND F2 EXPERT DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
4TH F2 EXPERT DUSTIN MEADOR TULSA, OK
6TH F2 EXPERT CONNER BLEVINES NOBLE, OK
7TH F2 EXPERT MARK DAVID NOBLE, OK

1ST UNLIMITED MOTARD DUSTIN MEADOR TULSA, OK
4TH UNLIMITED MOTARD DUSTIN CAUDLE TULSA, OK
5TH UNLIMITED MOTARD MATHEW JORGENSON MIDWEST CITY, OK
2ND SSB EXPERT DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
21ST SSB EXPERT BRIAN COX BROKEN ARROW, OK
11TH SSB NOVICE JEREMY WHITE TULSA, OK

1ST LW TWINS EX DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
2ND LW TWINS EX DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK

1ST SUPER MOTARD DUSTIN MEADOR TULSA, OK

1ST CLUBMAN DUSTYN CAUDLE TULSA, OK
3RD CLUBMAN MATHEW JORGENSON MIDWEST CITY, OK
8TH CLUBMAN CONNER BLEVINS NOBLE, OK
9TH CLUBMAN MARCUS BEEDLE NEWALLA, OK
2ND SSC EX DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
6TH SSC NOV STEVEN ALEXANDAR OKC, OK
12TH SSC NOV TRENTON STEEN OKC, OK
19TH SSC NOV JODY COOKER MUSTANG, OK
20TH SSC NOV MICHAEL DITTY TULSA, OK
2ND SUPERBIKE A EX DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
7TH SBA EX JOHN BERNETT COLLINSVILLE, OK
20TH SBA NOV DAVID WEAVER ENID, OK

1ST SUPERBIKE B EXPERT DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
4TH SBB EX JOHN BERNETT COLLINSVILLE, OK
4TH SBB NOV JEREMY WHITE TULSA, OK
2ND SBC EX DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
5TH SBC NOV STEVEN ALEXANDER OKC, OK
6TH SBC NOV TRENTON STEEN OKC, OK
8TH SBC NOV MICHAEL DITTY TULSA, OK

6TH F4HW EX BRIAN COX TULSA, OK
7TH F2HW NOV JODY COKER MUSTANG, OK
8TH F4HW NOV DAVID WEAVER ENID, OK
11TH FVHW NOV RODER STEEN OKC, OK

1ST SUPER STOCK A EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
5TH SSA NOV ROGER MURRY BIXBY, OK
6TH SSA NOV JEREMY WHITE TULSA, OK
7TH SSA NOV PAUL HASS BIXBY, OK
10TH SSA NOV DAVID WEAVER ENID, OK

1ST SUPER STOCK D EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
2ND SSD EX DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
5TH 125 GP MARK DAVID NOBLE, OK
6TH 125GP CONNER BLEVINS NOBLE, OK
3RD SS D NOV DUSTYN CAUDLE TULSA, OK
8TH 125GP MARCUS BEEDLE NEWALLA, OK
5TH F1 NOV STEVEN ALEXANDER OKC, OK
8TH F1 NOV ROGER MURRAY BIXBY, OK
11TH F1 NOV PAUL HAAS BIXBY, OK
12TH F1 NOV JEREMY WHITE TULSA, OK
13TH F1 NOV MICHAEL DITTY TULSA, OK
21ST F1 NOV DAVID WEAVER ENID, OK
6TH FORMULA 1 EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
9TH F1 EX DANNY DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK

1ST SBD EXPERT DANE WESTBY TULSA, OK
2ND SBD EX DUSTIN DOMINGUEZ NEWALLA, OK
5TH SSB NOV DUSTYN CAUDLE TULSA, OK

Official CMRA Results
http://www.cmraracing.com/results.asp

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