September 22nd, 2007

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September 22nd, 2007 - Darrell Bossard Wins American Racer
Super Late Model Double Points Event at Stateline Speedway

By Glenn Slocum

Busti, NY: American Racer/Lias Tire sponsored the final race night at Stateline Speedway featuring double for all of the divisions.

Carl Marcy came from twenty first to win the Spectator feature on the final lap beating race long leader Buzz Phearsdorf to the checkers. Alex Froman the point leader finished fourth to win the Spectator point title.

Chad Valone held onto his Super Late Model King of the Hill Challenge title defeating Randy Lobb in the five lap match race.

Kelly Frederes held off a late race challenge by point leader Mike Moore for his second win in the Outlaw Cadet feature. Moore won the point title. Ben Burgess used the last race night of the season to get his first ever Super Sportsman feature win. Greg Johnson used a third place finish to capture the E-Mod point title as Nathan Short cruised to his third feature win of the season.

Darrell Bossard came from sixth to win the Super Late Model event passing Merle Terry on lap eighteen for his second win of the season.

Stephanie Devereaux won the Lady Challenger feature and Stephanie Hilyer won the point title.

Shawn Seekings won the first Super Challenger feature and Steve Keith Jr. won the second. Keith also captured the point title beating Rick Karash by 3 points.

Michele Swabik and Mrs. Kuschel won Powder Puff races. Ricky Thompson, Buck Hilyer, Jake Halpainy and Scott Kuschel won the mechanic races.

Buzz Phearsdorf ran away from the field at the start of the Spectator feature. The yellow flew with three laps complete for Mike Moon. Point leader Alex Froman started eighteenth and was seventh. Froman needed to finish within two spots of second in points John Boyd to claim the 2007 Championship. The green was quickly followed by the second yellow for a multi-car wreck in turn two. Phearsdorf, Gary Fisher, Brown and Stan Davis were the leaders. The restart was a repeat of the last with the yellow quickly following the yellow for Phil Regner and Moon nosed into the backstretch wall. Phearsdorf continued to control the event with Fisher five car lengths back when the fourth yellow flew. Seven of the fifteen laps were complete. The fifth caution occurred before the eighth lap could be completed. Brown was involved in the incident and was towed from the speedway. After two attempts lap eight was completed with Phearsdorf out front. Aron Dascomb spun with ten laps complete for the sixth caution. Three laps later several cars tangled coming out of turn two for caution seven. Carl Marcy grabbed second from Fisher on the restart then moved up to the high side on the final lap passing Phearsdorf coming out of turn four for the win.

The yellows continued into the Outlaw Cadet event with Skip Jackson losing the handle before the first lap could be completed. Pole sitter Buck Marrs make slowed with a flat bringing out the second yellow with two laps complete. Adam Hilyer was the race leader with Paul Himes second and Leonard Enos third. Enos slowed right after the green then Himes spun in turn four and the yellow flew for the third time. Hilyer, Brian Crandall and Troy Dorman were the leaders for the lap four restart. Hilyer lost several spots on the restart as Kelly Frederes grabbed the lead with Crandall second. Just as point leader Mike Moore moved into third Crandall did a solo spin but the green stayed out. Frederes, Moore and Steve Moynihan were the top three. With two laps to go Moore moved up along side Frederes and they completed the last two laps side by side with Frederes coming to the line just ahead of Moore.

Don McGuire and Jim Leonard were on the front row for the Super Sportsman feature. Rusty Briggs spun on the first lap. The lap was counted with McGuire the race leaders and Ben Burgess second. Burgess beat the veteran McGuire to take the lead on lap four. Steve Kania pulled into the infield on lap eight retiring from the event. Burgess remained on top with John Boardman second and Kelly Frederes third as the two to go signal was given. Burgess easily beat Boardman to the finish for his first ever Sportsman feature win.

Nathan Short immediately began to out distance the field as the green flew for E-Mod main event. Dave Lyon was second with Dennis Lunger third. Point leader Greg Johnson passed Lunger for third on lap three then grabbed second two laps later just before the caution flew for Cale Crocker who spun down the back stretch. Six laps were complete. Short beat Johnson to turn one on the restart to remain in control Scott Gurdak was third and Tom Hagberg fourth. Gurdak and Johnson were side by side with two to go and stayed that way to the checkers with Gurdak getting the spot as Short cruised to his third win of the season. Point leader Johnson finished third winning the point title.

A first lap yellow marred the Super Late Model feature event. Ted Kosinski lost a wheel and was towed from the speedway. Greg Johnson led the first circuit then a spin by Mike Bihler brought out the third yellow. Ryan Scott was scored as the leader with Johnson second and Merle Terry third for the restart. Darrel Bossard sent Johnson to fourth grabbing third on lap three. Terry passed Scott for the lead on lap four then one lap later Bossard moved him back to third. Randy Lobb caused caution number four with eight laps complete. Terry, Bossard, Scott, Johnson and Rich Gardner were the top five. A near spin by Scott on lap nine cost him several spots and moved Chad Valone into the top five. Valone charged by Gardner on lap twelve. Last week’s winner Doug Eck took fifth from Gardner and began to battle Valone for the fourth spot. Bossard beat Terry to the line on lap eighteen to take over the top spot and move into lap traffic. Bossard took the white then the checkers winning his second of the year.

Super Late Model

Heat 1: Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Merle Terry Erie PA, Ryan Scott Garland PA, Greg Johnson

Heat 2: Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Andy Kania Waterford PA, Ward Schell Warren PA, Rod Maloy Panama NY

Feature: Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Merle Terry Erie PA, Greg Johnson, Doug Eck Corry PA, Rich Gardner Waterford PA, Bump Hedman Sugar Grove PA, Ted Kosinski Lakewood NY, Ryan Scott Garland PA, Ward Schell Warren PA, Rod Maloy Panama NY, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Steve Halpainy Ashville NY, Scott Johnson Wattsburg PA, Andy Kania Waterford PA, Pete Alspaugh Russell PA, Cory Wilson Reynoldsville PA, Chad Valone Warren PA, Mike Bihler Albion PA, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY

King of the Hill Challenge: Chad Valone Warren PA, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY

E-Mod

Heat 1: Greg Johnson Jamestown NY, Dennis Lunger Corry PA, Tom Hagberg Warren PA, David Lyon Corry PA, Cale Crocker

Feature: Nate Short Panama NY, Scott Gurdak Bear Lake PA, Greg Johnson Jamestown NY, Tom Hagberg Warren PA, Dennis Lunger Corry PA, David Lyon Corry PA, Jack Young Thompson OH, Cale Crocker, Ron Seeley Youngsville PA, Rick Loomis Sugar Grove PA

Outlaw Cadet

Heat 1: Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, John Cline Kennedy NY, Leonard Enos Warren PA, Paul Himes Lakewood NY, Adam Hilyer Erie PA

Heat 2: Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Rick Thompson North East PA, Glen Slaney Union City PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY

Feature: Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Mike Moore Russell PA, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, John Cline Kennedy NY, Adam Hilyer Erie PA, Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, Troy Dorman Fredonia NY, Leonard Enos Warren PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY

Super Sportsman

Heat 1: Tim Nocero Jamestown NY, Don McGuire Harborcreek PA, Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, Mike Kosinski Ashville NY

Heat 2: Joe Buccola Jr. Jamestown NY, Steve Kania Waterford PA, Bob VanArsdale Portland NY, Ben Burgess Sherman NY, Jim Leonard

Feature: Ben Burgess Sherman NY, John Boardman Jamestown NY, Kelly Frederes Jamestown NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, Chris Kuschel Brocton NY, Don McGuire Harborcreek PA, Tim Nocero Jamestown NY, Rusty Briggs, Joe Buccola Jr. Jamestown NY, Mike Kosinski Ashville NY

Spectator

Heat 1: Mike Moon Brocton NY, Paul Nelson Ii Ashville NY, Jamie Brown Jamestown NY, Pat Landy Orchard Park NY, Jordan John Steamburg NY

Heat 2: Ryan Seekings Russell PA, John Swabik Sherman NY, Everett Enos Russell PA, John Britt Forestville NY, Lester Shoff

Heat 3: Buzz Phearsdorf Little Valley NY, David McClenahan Corry PA, Carl Marcy Wattsburg PA, Wade Watson Ashville NY, Alex Froman Ashville NY

Feature: Carl Marcy Wattsburg PA, Buzz Phearsdorf Little Valley NY, Gary Fisher North East PA, Alex Froman Ashville NY, Clarence Dickerson Kennedy NY, Bill Reeves Celeron NY, John Britt Forestville NY, Jordan John Steamburg NY, Jermin Strickland Jamestown NY, Stanley Davis Jr. Jamestown NY

Super Challenger

Heat 1: Kyle Jackson Forestville NY, Rick Karash Jamestown NY, Justin Gurdak Corry PA, Joshua Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Larry Campbell Frewsburg NY

Heat 2: Curt Hansen Sugar Grove PA, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Dillon Titus Jamestown NY, Sam Courson Cassadaga NY, Aaron Liberati Jamestown NY

Heat 3: Jamie Hebner Stockton NY, Steven Keith Jr. Clymer NY, Skip Jackson Jamestown NY, Michael Genco Jr. Jamestown NY, Jesse Dash Leon NY

First Feature: Shawn Seekings Sherman NY, Keith Lamb Ashville NY, Orville Echard Iii Falconer NY, Michael Genco Jr. Jamestown NY, Aaron Liberati Jamestown NY, Charles Rugg Ashville NY, Carl Coleson Jamestown NY, Rick Sperry, Robert Hallowell Celeron NY, Andy Osborne Jamestown NY

Second Feature: Steven Keith Jr. Clymer NY, Justin Gurdak Corry PA, Sam Courson Cassadaga NY, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Larry Campbell Frewsburg NY, Bill Best Jamestown NY, Kevin Golden Jamestown NY, Travis Darling Jamestown NY, Justin Devereaux Lakewood NY, Todd Brostrom Ashville NY

Lady Challenger

Heat 1: Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Michelle Swabik Sherman NY, Brenda Jackson Jamestown NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA

Feature: Stephanie Devereaux Lakewood NY, Brenda Jackson Jamestown NY, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Amanda Swanson North East PA, Mary Hammond Bemus Point NY, Thi Genco Jamestown NY, Michelle Swabik Sherman NY, Paula Mason Ashville NY, Jessica Hallowell Celeron NY