July 25th, 2009


July 25th, 2009 - Mother Nature wins on Bear Lake Inn Night at Stateline Speedway

By Glenn Slocum

 Busti, NY: Rain ended racing on the Bear Lake Inn sponsored night at Stateline Speedway. Hot laps were run for the ASCS Patriot Sprints then Tabetha Houser went from seventh to first on the first lap of the Lady Challenger feature and never looked back to win her third feature of the season. Larry Campbell led from lap three winning his first Super Challenger feature of the season. During the second Super Late Model heat race the rain began ending racing for the evening.

Richard Langer was the early leader in the Super Challenger feature. Tyler Little was running second when debris brought out the first caution of the evening. The second yellow appeared on the restart as Matt Gruber came to a stop facing the wrong direction on the back stretch. Larry Campbell was alongside Langer for the restart won the race to turn one becoming the new race leader. Langer was second with Joe Karash third. The third yellow was for Alex Burch with five laps complete. Little stopped in turn four with nine laps complete for caution four. Campbell, William Pinkney and Karash were the restart leaders. Pinkney lost the left rear wheel while trying to pass for the lead. Campbell held the lead for the remainder of the race for his first win of the year.

Super Late Model

Heat 1: Chad Valone Warren PA, Doug Ricotta Warsaw NY, Rod Maloy Panama NY, Scott Johnson Wattsburg PA, Dutch Davies Warren PA

Super Challenger

Feature: Larry Campbell Frewsburg NY, Joe Karash Jamestown NY, Dana Haner Sugar Grove PA, Joshua Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Richard Langer Sherman NY, Aaron Liberati Jamestown NY, Bobby Rouche Garland PA, Randy Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Travis Darling Jamestown NY, Doug Moore Warren PA

Lady Challenger

Feature: Tabetha Houser North East PA, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Brenda Jackson Jamestown NY, Kourtney Hall Greenhurst NY, Tawny Crocker Pittsfield PA, Kasey Hammond Bemus Point NY, Mary Hammond Bemus Point NY, Annemarie Reed Erie PA, Paula Mason Ashville NY, Elaine Best Jamestown NY