August 12th, 2006 -
Devereaux, Froman and Pierce Win Challenger Championship Races
Rich Gardner Wins Sysco Foods Super Late Model Feature at Stateline Speedway
By Glenn Slocum

Busti, NY: Sysco Foods sponsored the events at Stateline Speedway. Super Late Model point leader Dick Barton barrel rolled his race car on the back stretch in the third qualifying heat. Barton was okay after the incident and then asked if he could borrow a car to finish the heat. Barton was not allowed to continue the heat but borrowed John Lobb’s 28J for the feature event. Rich Gardner won his second of the season in the Super Late Model feature which ran with only one caution. Glenn Slaney dominated the Spectator feature leading every lap for his sixth win. Rich Gardner defeated Rod Maloy in the Budweiser Super Late Model King of the Hill match race. Tom Hagberg won a caution strewn E-Mod feature for his first of the season. Andy Knight won his first Outlaw Cadet feature of the season. Mike Kosinski strengthened his point lead in the Budweiser Super Sportsman with his second win of the season. Stephanie Devereaux held off a charging Stephanie Hilyer to win the Lady Challenger Championship race for her second win of the season. Alex Froman led the final seven laps of the first Super Challenger Championship race and Brandon Pierce won the second.

Paul Briggs and Rich Gardner were on the front row of the Super Late Model feature with Steve Halpainy and John Lacki in row two. Point leader Dick Barton started in sixteenth in John Lobb’s car. Briggs led into one but Gardner led out of two and at the end of the first circuit. Briggs, Halpainy, Bump Hedman and Lacki made up the rest of the top five. With ten laps complete Gardner led by fifteen car lengths over Briggs who had a ten car advantage over Halpainy and Hedman. Chad Valone put Lacki back to sixth just before the caution flew for John Volpe in turn four. Eleven laps were complete and the top ten were Gardner, Briggs, Halpainy, Hedman, Valone, Lacki, Bruce Hordusky, Darrell Bossard, Andy Boozel and Ted Kosinski. Gardner continued to control the event after the restart quickly rebuilding his previous lead. Gardner finished on a rail with nearly a straight away lead over Briggs for his second win of the season.

Doug Moore and Glenn Slaney were on the front row for the Spectator feature. Jermin Strickland spun at the end of the first lap tagging Jason Genco and Dave McClenahan for the first yellow as Slaney led. Moore was second followed by Shayne Erhard, Wade Watson and Buzz Phearsdorf. Rich Thompson was fifth on lap three as Slaney began to pull away from the rest of the field. Erhard spun to a stop in turn two for the second caution with four laps complete. Slaney, Moore, Watson and Bill Reeves were the restart leaders. Two laps later the yellow reappeared for Jaime Brown and Gary Fisher. Slaney, Watson, Dave Johnson, Reeves and John Galati were the top five. Ryan Seekings spun collecting John Britt for the next yellow right after the restart. Johnson started smoking on lap nine and retired for the event. Slaney led by several car lengths with five laps remaining. Galati, Genco and Reeves passed Watson then the yellow flew for Lee Rider in turn two. Slaney easily led the final laps for his sixth win.

Kevin Decker led the first lap of the E-Mod feature with Dustin Eckman and Chad Ramsey second and third. The yellow flew for Nathan Short and Quincy Turner with four laps complete. Decker, Eckman, Ramsey, Tom Hagberg and Ron Seeley were the restart leaders. Turner went into the pits and Short joined the tail end of the field. Eckman led lap five with Decker second. Seeley nearly spun losing several spots on lap seven and Decker use the outside to pass Eckman for the lead. Short, Jake Halpainy, Jason Wile, Chuck Frye and Bret Van Guilder tangled for the second yellow with eight laps complete. Decker led lap nine then Frye and Fardink brought out the third yellow. Decker, Eckman, Ramsey, Hagberg and Justine Carlson were the leaders. The yellow flew again with ten laps complete for Troy Carr and J.R. Nocero. Decker drove into the pits during the yellow putting Eckman out front followed by Hagberg, Ramsey, Carlson and Greg Johnson. Hagberg moved up to challenge Eckman after the restart and one lap later the yellow flew again. Eckman lost two spot on the restart lap letting Hagberg and Carlson by then the yellow reappeared for Wile and Jason Illig. Carr and Halpainy caused another caution with five laps remaining. Wayne Anderson slowed with a flat for the final yellow with three laps remaining. Hagberg managed to out run Carlson to the checkers for his first win of the season.

Troy Dorman took the early lead in the Outlaw Cadet feature with Andy Knight second and Bobby Rohrer Sr. third. Cliff Lanphere and Phil Knight caused the first caution with two laps complete. Nathan Short passed Rohrer on lap five for third then began to challenge Andy Knight for second. Andy Knight passed Dorman for the lead then Dorman and Shot nearly spun allowing Andy Knight to quickly build a sizeable lead. Chris Bowman spun in two with five laps remaining for the second caution. Andy Knight pulled away and Dorman, Rohrer, Mike Moore and Short fought for second. Rohrer won the battle then lost the spot to Moore as the yellow flew for Bowman again with one lap remaining. Andy Knight, Moore, Short, Rohrer and Phil Knight were the restart leaders. Andy Knight won the dash to the finish for his first win of the season.

Chris Kuschel led the first lap of the Budweiser Super Sportsman feature followed closely by Bob Van Arsdale, Rusty Briggs and Chad Carlson. Carlson jumped a wheel with Briggs and lost several spots on lap five and point leader Mike Kosinski moved up to challenge Kuschel for the lead. Kosinski and Kuschel swapped the lead on lap nine then Kosinski was able to make the pass stick on lap ten. As soon as Kosinski was in the clear he began to pull away from the field. Ben Burgess spun with eleven complete for the first yellow. The race was for second and Kosinski easily pulled away from the pack winning by several car lengths for his second win of the season.

Jodee Jordan led the Lady Challengers to the Speedway for their Championship race and Stephanie Devereaux led the first lap with Amanda Swanson second and Jordan third. Stephanie Hilyer grabbed third from Jordan on lap two then seven laps later took second from Swanson. Hilyer was pressing Devereaux as the white flew but just could not make the pass losing by half a car length at the line to Devereaux. It was the second win for Devereaux.

Debris on the speedway brought out the yellow on lap three of the first Super Challenger Championship race with Casey Burch leading and Brian Wilson second. One more lap was completed then the yellow flew for Pat Patterson. Wilson, Burch and Rick Karash were the restart leaders. Alex Froman came from fifth on the restart to take the lead on lap five. Wilson pulled into the pits. Froman, Karash and Cale Crocker were the leaders with two laps remaining. Froman took the checkers in heavy traffic for his second win.

Ron Reichardt led the first lap of the second Super Challenger Championship race and he yellow flew for car stopped up against the fence on the front stretch. Paul Nelson became the new leader after the restart with Brandon Pierce second. Keith Lamb came to a stop on the front stretch with three laps complete for the second caution. Joe Karash spun to a stop two laps later for caution three. Pierce took control on the restart with Greg Rockwell second and point leader Kevin Golden third. Golden grabbed second on the next circuit then Derrick Dickerson stopped up by the pit entrance for the fourth yellow with five laps remaining. Pierce remained the leader over the final lap for his first of the season.

Super Late Model

Heat 1: John Lacki Sinclairville NY, Steve Halpainy Ashville NY, Chad Valone Warren PA, Mike Knight Ripley NY, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY

Heat 2: Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, John Lobb Frewsburg NY, Bruce Hordusky Erie PA, Rod Maloy Panama NY, Andy Boozel Clymer NY

Heat 3: Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Paul Briggs Ashville NY, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Ted Kosinski, Ward Schell Warren PA

Feature: Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Paul Briggs Ashville NY, Steve Halpainy Ashville NY, Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, Bruce Hordusky Erie PA, Chad Valone Warren PA, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY, Dick Barton Ashville NY, John Lacki Sinclairville NY, Doug Eck Corry PA, Ted Kosinski, Rod Maloy Panama NY, Randy Shearer Ashville NY, Mike Knight Ripley NY, George LaBarbera Sugar Grove PA, John Volpe Lakewood NY, Ward Schell Warren PA

E-Mod

Heat 1: Dustin Eckman North East PA, Tom Hagberg Warren PA, Greg Johnson Ashville NY, Troy Carr Kennedy NY, Brian Fardink Sherman NY

Heat 2: Chad Ramsey Jamestown NY, Ron Seeley Youngsville PA, Quincy Turner Jamestown NY, Jamie Earhart Mayville NY, Dereck Frank

Heat 3: Kevin Decker Erie PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Chuck Frye Ashville NY, Brett Van Guilder Youngsville PA

Feature: Tom Hagberg Warren PA, Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Dustin Eckman North East PA, Chad Ramsey Jamestown NY, Chuck Frye Ashville NY, Ron Seeley Youngsville PA, Matt Swanson, Dereck Frank, Dennis Lunger Corry PA, Troy Carr Kennedy NY

Outlaw Cadet

Heat 1: Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Mike Moore Russell PA, Bobby Rohrer, Leonard Enos Warren PA

Heat 2: Cliff Lanphere Sinclairville NY, Lester Shoff North East PA, Andy Knight Ripley NY, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY

Feature: Andy Knight Ripley NY, Mike Moore Russell PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Phil Knight Ripley NY, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY, Troy Dorman Fredonia NY, Bobby Rohrer, Lester Shoff North East PA, Leonard Enos Warren PA

Super Sportsman

Heat 1: Don McGuire Erie PA, Mike Kosinski Ashville NY, Rusty Briggs Ashville NY

, John Boardman Jamestown NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY

Heat 2: Jake Eller McKean PA, Bob Van Arsdale Portland NY, Chris Kuschel Brocton NY, Steve Kania Waterford PA, Aaron Robinson Stockton NY

Feature: Mike Kosinski Ashville NY, Chris Kuschel Brocton NY, Chad Carlson Lakewood NY, Don McGuire Erie PA, J.R. Nocero, Aaron Robinson Stockton NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, Bob Van Arsdale Portland NY, John Boardman Jamestown NY, Rusty Briggs Ashville NY

Spectator

Heat 1: David McClenahan Corry PA, Clarence Dickerson Kennedy NY, John Britt Dunkirk NY, Aron Dascomb Clymer NY, Dave Johnson Jamestown NY

Heat 2: Buzz Phearsdorf Salamanca NY, Shayne Erhard Mayville NY, Doug Moore Sugar Grove PA, Berton Chapel Irvine PA, Jermin Strickland Jamestown NY

Heat 3: Jason Genco Jamestown N.Y, Glenn Slaney Union City PA, Bill Reeves Celeron NY, Rick Thompson North East PA, John Kelsey Jamestown NY

Feature: Glenn Slaney Union City PA, Jason Genco Jamestown NY, John Galati Jamestown NY, Bill Reeves Celeron NY, Wade Watson Ashville NY, Clarence Dickerson Kennedy NY, Aron Dascomb Clymer NY, Ryan Seekings Russell PA, Buzz Phearsdorf Salamanca NY, Stanley Davis Jamestown NY

Super Challenger

Heat 1: Kyle Jackson Forestville NY, Kevin Golden Jamestown NY, Paul Nelson Ii Ashville NY, Timothy Britt Dunkirk NY, Ron Reichardt Jamestown NY

Heat 2: Alex Froman Ashville NY, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Mark Crandall Cassadaga NY, Casey Burch Randolph NY, Terry Lester Warren PA

Heat 3: Rick Karash, Cale Crocker Pittsfield PA, Greg Rockwell Youngsville PA, Curt Hansen Sugar Grove PA, Justin Devereaux Lakewood NY

First Feature: Alex Froman Ashville NY, Rick Karash, Cale Crocker Pittsfield PA, Michael Kosinski Ashville NY, Shawn Seekings Sherman NY, Jesse Dash Leon NY, Steven Keith Jr. Clymer NY, Terry Lester Warren PA, Justin Devereaux Lakewood NY, Andrew Anderson Sinclairville

Second Feature: Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Kevin Golden Jamestown NY, Greg Rockwell Youngsville PA, Timothy Britt Dunkirk NY, Ron Reichardt Jamestown NY, Joe Karash Jamestown NY, Todd Brostrom Ashville NY, John Johnson Dunkirk NY, Chris Knisley Jamestown NY, George Steadman Ellington NY

Lady Challenger

Heat 1: Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Michelle Swabik Sherman NY, Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA, Jodee Jordan Bear Lake PA

Feature: Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA, Mary Hammond Bemus Point NY, Jennifer Weagraff Titusville PA, Jodee Jordan Bear Lake PA, Michelle Swabik Sherman NY, Paula Mason Jamestown NY, Amy Pratt Jamestown NY, Rhonda Leonard Jamestown NY