June 16th, 2007

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June 16th, 2007 - Chuck Hebing Wins ASCS Bear Lake Inn A-Main
Rod Maloy Super Late Model Winner At Stateline Speedway

By Glenn Slocum

Busti, NY: A perfectly prepared race track, warm weather and lots of race cars was the perfect recipe for Bear Lake Inn night at Stateline Speedway. The American Sprint Car Series Patriot division was on hand for their fifth appearance at Stateline. ASCS regional point leader Chuck Hebing from Ontario won his heat and the Bonnell Dash to earn the pole starting spot for their A-Main then lead every lap of the event for his first win at Stateline and his fifth win of the season. Darrell Bossard wrested the Super Late Model King of the Hill title from Andy Kania. Aron Dascomb grabbed the lead on lap twelve in a caution strewn Spectator feature for his second win of the season. Rod Maloy who his second Super Late Model feature of the season moving up to seventh in the all time Super Late Model win list. Nathan Short won the Outlaw Cadet feature passing early leader Steve Moynihan then led from green to checkers for his first win of the season in the E-Mod class. Bob Hazzard won his third Super Sportsman feature. Stephanie Devereaux won the Lady Challenger feature. Rick Karash and Skip Jackson were the Super Challenger winners.

Chuck Hebing and Scott Bonnell were on the front row for the ASCS twenty-five lap A-Main. Scott Kreutter and Jared Zimbardi were in row two. Hebing charged in to the lead on the restart and Bonnell did a three-sixty in turn two losing several spots as Gary Troutman grabbed second. Hebing was into lap traffic on lap four with a half a lap lead over Troutman. Dereck Jonathan spun to a stop for the first caution with eight laps complete. The second place car of Troutman slowed to a stop bringing out the second caution one lap later. Hebing easily moved away from the field on the restart with Zimbardi alone in second. Chris Shuttleworth and Geoff Quackenbush tangled with sixteen laps complete leaving Shuttleworth stopped and Quackenbush on his side for the first red of the race. Hebing, Zimbardi and Bonnell were the restart leaders. Zimbardi was able to hang with Hebing as the laps ran down. With twenty-one laps complete Tim Zack stopped facing the fence in turn two for the third yellow. Four laps remained in the event. Zimbardi lost ground on the restart as Hebing moved from the top of the speedway to the bottom. Hebing made it win number five in the season and his first at Stateline in three tries.

Twenty-four Super Late Models took the green with Rod Maloy coming out on top of lap one but the yellow flew for spinning Rich Gardner as the lap ended. Maloy, Mike Knight and Chris Hackett were the restart leaders. Bump Hedman was third at the end of lap two. The second yellow appeared for several cars including Paul Briggs, John Volpe, J.C. Lechner and Ryan Scott. Briggs was sent to the pits after the incident. Maloy remained the leader with Knight in two bur Hedman lost two spots and Doug Eck was third and Hackett fourth. Maloy moved away from the pack and had a fifteen car length lead at the end of the first ten laps. Eck was challenging Knight for second with John Lobb back about fifteen car lengths in fourth. Chad Ruhlman made an appearance in the top five with fifteen complete from his thirteenth starting spot. The race remained green and with five to go Maloy was in heavy lap traffic with a commanding lead over Knight and Eck had faded to a distant third. Lobb and Eck make contact as the white flag flew allowing Ruhlman to move to third and smoking Eck finished fourth as Maloy won his second of the year.

Rick Thompson spun on the first lap of the Outlaw Cadet feature forcing a complete restart of the event. Steve Moynihan took the lead and led the first three laps before the second yellow for Leonard Enos. Nathan Short caught Moynihan shortly after the restart to become the second leader of the event. Short continued to move away from the filed as the race stayed green. The battle was for third with John Cline holding off a battered Mike Moore and Mike Knight. It was Shorts second win of the season.

Ryan Seekings led the first circuit of the Spectator feature but a spin by Matt Harvey brought out the yellow before lap two could be completed. Seeking controlled the restart with Lonnie Waldron in the runner up spot and Buzz Phearsdorf third. John Britt, Harvey and Aron Dascomb tangled with four laps complete for the second yellow. Phearsdorf led lap five by a bumper over Seekings then the third yellow for Wayne Mohawk and Britt. John Kelsey brought out the yellow after the completion of one more lap. Phearsdorf, Gary Fisher and Seekings were the leaders. Fisher passed Phearsdorf on lap eight becoming the third different leader. Seeking lost the handle with ten laps complete for the fifth caution, pushing Aron Dascomb up to second with Phearsdorf third. Fisher just held off Dascomb on lap eleven and the yellow reappeared for Waldron in turn four. Dascomb made it stick on the next restart then Fisher pulled up next to the fence for caution seven. Dascomb, Phearsdorf and Alex Froman were the leaders for the lap thirteen restart. Again just one lap was completed before the yellow flew for Wade Watson and Kelsey. Dascomb led lap thirteen and the yellow flew for Jermin Strickland. Phearsdorf nearly spun trying to go under a high flying Dascomb then one more yellow for Rick Sperry in turn four. Phearsdorf was third for the restart with Dave McClenahan second. Dascomb held on for his second of the season.

Ben Burgess started on the pole and stayed out in front when the race started. A caution occurred for Jake Eller with three laps complete. Tim Nocero emerged as the new leader after the restart than one lap later Bob Hazzard grabbed the lead. The yellow flew for Bryan Ester with five complete. Steve Kania brought out the yellow one lap later with six down. Hazzard led by several car lengths with ten laps down. John Boardman was second followed by Rusty Briggs, Tim Nocero and Don McGuire. A lap thirteen spin by Bob Van Arsdale brought out yellow four. Hazzard took the white then the checkers for his third of the season.

Nathan Short grabbed the early lead in the E-Mod feature trailed by Scott Gurdak and Chad Ramsey. The yellow flew for Matt Swanson and Troy Carr with three laps complete. Gurdak fell to third after the restart as Ramsey moved to second. A lap five spin for Swanson brought out the second caution. Short, Ramsey and Gurdak led the next three laps when a spin by Jason Genco brought the field under yellow. Shortly after the cross flags Gurdak used the inside line to pass Ramsey for the runner up spot. Gurdak began to run down Short and with five laps remaining trailed by just three car lengths. The battle for third was heating up as Justin Carlson and Bobby Powell pressed Ramsey for the spot. Short took the win with Gurdak in tow and Ramsey held on to the third spot.

American Sprint Car Series

Heat 1: Chuck Hebing, Ray Preston, Gary Troutman, James Whittaker, Tim Zack

Heat 2: Scott Kreuttler, Scott Bonnell, Brad Knab, Chris Muhleisen, Chris Shuttleworth

Heat 3: Don Adamczyk, Jared Zimbardi, Geoff Quackenbush, John Schuyler, Dave Wickham

Dash: Chuck Hebing, Scott Bonnell, Scott Kreutter, Jared Zimbardi, Gary Troutman, Don Adamczyk

A-Main: Chuck Hebing, Jared Zimbardi, Scott Bonnell, Brad Knab, Don Adamczyk, Rob Pietz, Chris Muhleisen, Chris Shuttleworth, Dave Wickham, Ray Preston, James Whittaker, Tim Zack, John Schuyler, Scott Kreutter, Geoff Quackenbush, Derek Jonathan, Eileen Smith, Gary Troutman, Jeremy Barnard, Jay Pietz

Super Late Model

Heat 1: Chris Hackett Erie PA, Doug Eck Corry PA, Mike Knight Ripley NY, Matt Urban North East PA, Chad Ruhlman Bemus Point NY

Heat 2: Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, Rod Maloy Panama NY, George LaBarbera Sugar Grove PA, Andy Kania Waterford PA, Jeff Hoffman Clarendon PA

Heat 3: Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Chad Valone Warren PA, Merle Terry Erie PA, John Lobb Frewsburg NY

Feature: Rod Maloy Panama NY, Mike Knight Ripley NY, Chad Ruhlman Bemus Point NY, Doug Eck Corry PA, John Lobb Frewsburg NY, Chad Valone Warren PA, Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, Merle Terry Erie PA, Jeff Hoffman Clarendon PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Andy Kania Waterford PA, Chris Hackett Erie PA, Doug Ricotta Warsaw NY, Matt Urban North East PA, Miles Stitzinger Warren PA, Steve Halpainy Ashville NY, Ryan Scott Garland PA, J.C. Lechner Sugar Grove PA, George LaBarbera Sugar Grove PA, John Volpe Lakewood NY, Randy Shearer Ashville NY, Paul Briggs Ashville NY

E-Mod

Heat 1: Nate Short Panama NY, Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Mike Hess Waterford PA, Brett Van guilder Youngsville PA, Jason Genco Jamestown NY

Heat 2: Scott Gurdak Bear Lake PA, Bobby Powell Waterford PA, Tom Hagberg Warren PA, Ed Carley Freedom NY, Gary Sullivan Saegertown PA

Heat 3: Chad Ramsey Jamestown NY, Gary Troutman, Quincy Turner Jamestown NY, David Lyon Corry PA, Troy Carr Kennedy NY

Feature: Nate Short Panama NY, Scott Gurdak Bear Lake PA, Chad Ramsey Jamestown NY, Bobby Powell Waterford PA, Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Tom Hagberg Warren PA, Greg Johnson Jamestown NY, David Lyon Corry PA, Mike Hess Waterford PA, Troy Carr Kennedy NY

Outlaw Cadet

Heat 1: John Cline Kennedy NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY, Rick Thompson North East PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Mike Moore Russell PA

Feature: Nathan Short Niobe NY, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, John Cline Kennedy NY, Mike Moore Russell PA, Mike Knight Ripley NY, Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Rick Thompson North East PA, Leonard Enos Warren PA, Brian Crandall Stockton NY

Super Sportsman

Heat 1: Ben Burgess Sherman NY, Pete Volpe Jamestown NY, Bob VanArsdale Portland NY, Aaron Robinson Stockton NY, Chris Kuschel Brocton NY

Heat 2: Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, Chad Carlson Lakewood NY, Don McGuire Harborcreek PA, J.R. Nocero

Feature: Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, John Boardman Jamestown NY, Rusty Briggs, Pete Volpe Jamestown NY, Tim Nocero Jamestown NY, Chris Kuschel Brocton NY, Don McGuire Harborcreek PA, J.R. Nocero, Aaron Robinson Stockton NY, Ben Burgess Sherman NY

Spectator

Heat 1: Matt Harvey Jamestown NY, Marc Luce Randolph NY, Wayne Mohawk Irving NY, Bryon Johnson Ashville NY, Pat Landy Orchard Pk NY

Heat 2: John Britt Forestville NY, Ryan Seekings Russell PA, Stanley Davis Jr. Jamestown NY, Clarence Dickerson Kennedy NY, Lonnie Waldron Stockton NY

Heat 3: John Boyd Waterford PA, John Kelsey Jamestown NY, Aron Dascomb Clymer NY, Wade Watson Ashville NY, Buzz Phearsdorf Little Valley NY

Feature: Aron Dascomb Clymer NY, David McClenahan Corry PA, Buzz Phearsdorf Little Valley NY, Clarence Dickerson Kennedy NY, Lonnie Waldron Stockton NY, Alex Froman Ashville NY, Bryon Johnson Ashville NY, Jermin Strickland Jamestown NY, Pat Landy Orchard Pk NY, John Mease Jamestown NY

Super Challenger

Heat 1: Jesse Dash Leon NY, Jonathan Seekings Sherman NY, Larry Campbell Frewsburg NY, Brian Wilson Jamestown NY, Robert Nocero

Heat 2: Skip Jackson Jamestown NY, Steven Keith Jr. Clymer NY, Jamie Hebner Stockton NY, Scott Perren Garland PA, Chris Iverson Jr. Pittsfield PA

Heat 3: Kyle Jackson Forestville NY, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Travis Darling Jamestown NY, Jay Seekings Jamestown NY, Sam Courson Cassadaga NY

First Feature: Rick Karash Jamestown NY, Sam Courson Cassadaga NY, Kyle Jackson Forestville NY, Travis Darling Jamestown NY, Jonathan Seekings Sherman NY, Jesse Dash Leon NY, Justin Gurdak Corry PA, Todd Brostrom Ashville NY, 01D, Keith Lamb Ashville NY

Second Feature: Skip Jackson Jamestown NY, Steven Keith Jr. Clymer NY, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Larry Campbell Frewsburg NY, Bobby Rouche Garland PA, Brian Wilson Jamestown NY, Kevin Golden Jamestown NY, Kyle Weilacher Lakewood NY, Chris Iverson Jr. Pittsfield PA, Curly Pinzok Ripley NY

Lady Challenger

Heat 1: Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Mary Hammond Bemus Point NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Brenda Troutman Jamestown NY

Feature: Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Thi Genco Jamestown NY, Paula Mason Ashville NY, Amanda Rodowski, Brenda Troutman Jamestown NY, Mary Hammond Bemus Point NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY