September 12th, 2009

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September 12th, 2009 - Kyle Bradigan Wins Corry Lumber Spectator Special
Rod Maloy Super Late Model Winner
Chad Valone Super Late Point Champion at Stateline Speedway

By Glenn Slocum

Busti, NY: Busti, NY: The final point race for the 2009 season was sponsored by Corry Lumber at Stateline Speedway. Double points were awarded in all divisions and the Spectator Special was run.

Bob Hazzard led every lap of the Super Sportsman feature for his first win of the season. John Boardman’s fourth place finish assured his points title.

Tyler Green led every lap of the Outlaw Cadet feature for his first win of the season and Mike Moore clinched the point title.

Rod Maloy never gave up the top spot winning his third Super Late Model feature and Chad Valone became the 2009 Super Late Model Point Champion.

Chad Carlson led from lap two of the E-Mod feature surviving a late race charge by Rich Michael for the win and the E-Mod point title.

Kyle Bradigan won the Spectator Special surviving several cautions and Brandon Groters weathered an early tangle to finish sixth and win the point race.

Elaine Best won her fourth Lady Challenger and Stephanie Hilyer narrowly defeated Tabetha Houser for the point title. Jamie Hebner came from eighteenth to win the first Super Challenger feature and Randy Beckstrom came from fifteenth to win the second. Bobby Rouche  won the Super Challenger Point title.

The first feature of the evening was the Super Sportsman event with Mike Genco and Stephanie Devereaux in the front row. Bob Hazzard came from third to lead the first lap with Genco second. Dan Nocero Jr. passed Genco for the number two spot on lap two. Genco continued to slide back through the field as Joe Buccola Jr. and John Boardman both got by. Genco tangled with Steve Kania with eight laps complete bringing out the first caution of the race. Hazzard, Nocero, Buccola, point leader Boardman and Ron Burgun were the restart leaders. Ben Burgess lost the handle with ten of the fifteen laps complete for the second yellow. Bryan Ester and Jake Eller caused caution three with eleven complete. Hazzard battled Nocero for the over the final four laps winning by a car length at the checkers.

Tyler Green led the first lap of the Outlaw Cadet feature. Point leader Mike Moore charged into second just before the yellow flew for second in points Chad Carlson and David Marrs. Green spun in front of the field coming out of turn four bringing out the caution and Moore was sent to the tail for aggressive driving. Green was given his spot back with John Cline second and Brian Crandall third for the restart. Green was able to quickly build a 20 car length lead over Cline. Green ran the final laps unchallenged for his first Outlaw Cadet win of the season.

Scott Johnson spun in turn one on the first lap of the Super Late Model feature. Rod Maloy and John Lobb were in row one for the restart with point leader Chad Valone third. Maloy led Valone by three car lengths at end of lap one and before the second lap could be completed the yellow flew for Johnson and Ted Kosinski. Maloy remained the leader after the restart as Lobb, Valone and Andy Boozel fought for the number two spot. With ten laps complete Maloy was out in front by 15 car lengths and then number two spot was up for grabs. Lobb and Boozel tangled on lap fourteen allowing Valone to take second with Boozel third and Lobb fourth. Maloy was in lap traffic by lap fifteen with nearly a straight away lead over Valone. Doug Eck became a player with five laps remaining capturing fourth from Lobb. The race was for second as Maloy seemed untouchable. At the checkers Maloy grabbed his third win of the season and Chad Valone won his first Super Late Model Point Championship.

Dave Shagla took advantage his number one starting spot to lead the first lap. Cale Crocker brought out the caution as the first lap ended. Point leader Justin Carlson was second for the restart with Troy Carr third and Alex Froman fourth. Carlson came out of corner two on the restart with the lead. The battle for second fell to Carr, Shagla and Ron Seeley up from his ninth starting spot. Seeley began his chase of Carlson with 13 laps remaining in the event. A lap ten caution for debris allowed the field to close with Carlson and Seeley. Greg Johnson was third after the restart as Carr slipped to fourth. Three cars tangled with 11 laps complete, Cale Crocker, Chris Couchenour and Shane Crotty for caution three. Carlson showed his strength after the restart as he quickly began rebuilding his lead. Seeley lost the number two spot to Johnson. Rich Michael Jr. set Seeley back another spot lap sixteen then passed Johnson one lap later. Michael could catch Carlson going into three but fall back coming out of turn four. Carlson successfully held off the charging Michael for the win and the 2009 Championship.

Jason Seekings was on the pole for the Spectator Special and led the first circuit. Racing was fast and furious over the first three laps and several near cautions occurred. Sam Courson spun collecting Brian Wilson and Mike Rhines for the first caution with five laps complete. Seekings spun in front of the field and Mike Moon, Brandon Groters and Damon Lewis tangled in turn one. Point leader Groters pulled into the pits during the yellow and returned to join the end of the field. John Britt was the new leader with Kyle Bradigan second. Bradigan took the lead from Britt just before a lap 12 yellow for several cars in turn one including Matt Harvey and Paul Schreckengost. Debris brought out the yellow right after the green with fourteen of the twenty laps complete. Six laps remained after the restart. Bradigan controlled the restart with Britt second and Tackett third. With two laps to go the caution flew for Skip Jackson after contact with Tackett. Tackett was sent to the rear for the restart. Bradigan took the green followed quickly by the white and the checkers for his third win and Groters claimed the 2009 point title.

Elaine Best was the early Lady Challenger leader with Natalie Hilyer second and Stephanie Hilyer third. Stephanie took second on lap three and began to run down Best. With two laps remaining Best led by two car lengths. Stephanie Hilyer could catch Best but not make the pass giving Best her fourth win of the season. Stephanie Hilyer won the point championship with her second place finish.

Super Late Model

Heat 1: Rod Maloy Panama NY, Chris Hackett Corry PA, Scott Gurdak Spring Creek PA, Doug Eck Corry PA, Doug Ricotta Warsaw NY

Heat 2: John Lobb Frewsburg NY, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Wendell Pinckney Albion PA

Heat 3: Chad Valone Warren PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Andy Kania Waterford PA, George Labarbera Sugar Grove PA, Dave Lyons

Feature: Rod Maloy Panama NY, Chad Valone Warren PA, Doug Eck Corry PA, Andy Boozel Clymer NY, Scott Gurdak Spring Creek PA, John Lobb Frewsburg NY, Randy Lobb Jamestown NY, Doug Ricotta Warsaw NY, Darrell Bossard Centerville PA, Scott Johnson Wattsburg PA, Andy Kania Waterford PA, Wendell Pinckney Albion PA, Dave Lyons, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Les Lyon Sugar Grove PA, George Labarbera Sugar Grove PA, Ted Kosinski Lakewood NY, Rob Middleton Russell PA, Chris Hackett Corry PA, Rich Gardner Waterford PA

E-Mod

Heat 1: Ron Seeley Youngsville PA, Mike Munsee Corry PA, Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Cale Crocker Pittsfield PA, David Shagla Sugar Grove PA

Heat 2: Greg Johnson Busti NY, Alex Froman Lakewood NY, Troy Carr Kennedy NY, Chuck Frye

Feature: Justin Carlson Sherman NY, Richard Michael Jr. Ischua NY, Greg Johnson Busti NY, Ron Seeley Youngsville PA, Dave Lyon Corry PA, David Shagla Sugar Grove PA, Chris Couchenour Jamestown NY, Alex Froman Lakewood NY, Nathan Short Niobe NY, Shane Crotty Corry PA

Outlaw Cadet

Heat 1: Kelly Frederes Russell PA, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY, Paul Himes Lakewood NY, Tyler Green Corry PA

Heat 2: Chad Carlson Lakewood NY, Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, Mike Moore Russell PA, John Cline Kennedy NY, Troy Dorman Fredonia NY

Feature: Tyler Green Corry PA, John Cline Kennedy NY, Steve Moynihan Jamestown NY, Chad Carlson Lakewood NY, Brian Crandall Stockton NY, Kelly Frederes Russell PA, Mike Moore Russell PA, Troy Dorman Fredonia NY, Paul Norman Jr. Gerry NY, Paul Himes Lakewood NY

Super Sportsman

Heat 1: John Boardman Jamestown NY, Wade Watson Ashville NY, Joe Buccola Jr. Jamestown NY, Dan Nocero Jr. Jamestown NY, Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY

Heat 2: Steve Kania Waterford PA, Eric Ester Erie PA, Ron Burgun Brocton NY, Bryan Ester Erie PA, Steve Keith Jr.

Feature: Bob Hazzard Frewsburg NY, Dan Nocero Jr. Jamestown NY, Joe Buccola Jr. Jamestown NY, John Boardman Jamestown NY, Wade Watson Ashville NY, Eric Ester Erie PA, Don McGuire, Ron Burgun Brocton NY, Jake Eller McKean PA

Spectator

Heat 1: Dave Tackett, Jr. Ripley NY, Damon Lewis Salamanca NY, Brandon Groters Bear Lake PA, Gary Fisher North East PA, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY

Heat 2: Stanley Davis Jr. Jamestown NY, Brian Wilson Jamestown NY, John Britt Dunkirk NY, Matt Harvey Jamestown NY, Chad Schauers Frewsburg NY

Heat 3: Paul Schreckengost Corry PA, Chris Withers Waterford PA, Paul Nelson Ashville NY, Lester Shoff Ripley NY, Aron Dascomb Clymer NY

Feature: Kyle Bradigan South Dayton NY, Brandon Pierce Sinclairville NY, Gary Fisher North East PA, John Britt Dunkirk NY, Chris Withers Waterford PA, Brandon Groters Bear Lake PA, Kevin Golden Frewsburg NY, Damon Lewis Salamanca NY, Joe Rohrer North East PA, Stanley Davis Jr. Jamestown NY

Super Challenger

Heat 1: Dustin Lamb Ashville NY, Jeff Loomis Lakewood NY, Austin Fitzgerald Youngsville PA, Chris Iverson Pittsfield PA, Ben Preston Youngsville PA

Heat 2: Josh Hebner Dunkirk NY, Jamie Hebner Stockton NY, Jeff Lamb Panama NY, Donald Hebner Westfield NY, David Waite Salamanca NY

Heat 3: Jimmy Diabo Gerry NY, Dana Haner Sugar Grove PA, Randy Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Doug Moore Warren PA, Scott Lawson Jamestown NY

First Feature: Jamie Hebner Stockton NY, Jimmy Diabo Gerry NY, Donald Hebner Westfield NY, Joshua Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Richard Langer Sherman NY, Kyle Jackson Ii, Bobby Rouche Garland PA, Dana Haner Sugar Grove PA, Austin Fitzgerald Youngsville PA, Dustin Lamb Ashville NY

Second Feature: Randy Beckstrom Frewsburg NY, Chris Knisley Jamestown NY, Joel Rammelt, Chris Iverson Pittsfield PA, Josh Hebner Dunkirk NY, Garrett Rammelt, 11W, Scott Lawson Jamestown NY, Jeff Loomis Lakewood NY, Joshua Crull Garland PA

Lady Challenger

Heat 1: Kourtney Hall Greenhurst NY, Natalie Hilyer Erie PA, Elaine Best Jamestown NY, Sherrie Jackson Jamestown NY, Tawny Crocker Pittsfield PA

Feature: Elaine Best Jamestown NY, Stephanie Hilyer Jamestown NY, Tabetha Houser North East PA, Natalie Hilyer Erie PA, Brenda Jackson Jamestown NY, Sherrie Jackson Jamestown NY, Cassi Dunn Garland PA, Tawny Crocker Pittsfield PA, Kourtney Hall Greenhurst NY, Tiffany Best Jamestown NY