Stateline Speedway
  Saturdays May thru Sept.  Gates Open 5:30 pm. Racing at 7:00 pm.
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Bobby Rohrer Kwik Fill/Red Apple Limited Late Model King,
Hackett Wins Super Late Model Event
 at Stateline
By Glenn Slocum

               SL Feature Chris Hackett.jpg (53789 bytes)Bobby Rohrer beat Pat McGuire by inches to win the Kwik Fill/Red Apple Limited Late Model King of the Hill, but McGuire came back to win the feature event. Chris Hackett capitalized on a mistake by Doug Eck to win his first Super Late Model feature of the year. Greg Johnson led every lap of the caution filled Outlaw Cadet feature. Dave Hess Jr. won his sixth E-Mod feature and Don McGuire won the Budweiser Super Sportsman event. Brian Crandall and Ron Bush were the Spectator winners.

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           Brian Crandall lead lap one of the first Spectator feature with Rick Thompson second and Dennis Lunger third.  A lap two spin by Brian Larson brought out the first caution. Crandall remained the leader at the halfway point and Vic Earle moved into third. Rick Sperry spun on lap nine for the second caution. Crandall was still the leader with Earle aligned second and Lunger third, Paul Norman fourth and John Kelsey fifth. Earle lost the handle with one to go collecting Lunger allowing Mark Ramsey to finish second and Kelsey third as Crandall led them all to win his third feature of the season.

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           SP 2nd Feature 1st Ron Bush.jpg (50299 bytes)James Conner lead the first two laps of Spectator feature two but was passed by Ron Bush on lap three as Eric Gurdak spun to a stop on the backstretch. Bush remained the leader on the restart and Jason Stetson was second with Mike Knight third. Merle Burlingham hit the turn four wall on lap six for caution number two. Bush lead the final five to win his first of the year. Stetson finished second and Knight third. 

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          OC Feature Greg Johnson.jpg (47271 bytes)Greg Johnson and John Pencille were on row one of Outlaw Cadet feature. The first start was aborted when Chris Blose and Doug Dunham became hooked together and stopped before reaching Spanky Halls green flag. The second attempt was successful and Greg Johnson lead with John Pencille second and Louie DeDionisio third. Johnson was into lap traffic on lap seven as the field was now strung completely around the speedway. Pete Alspaugh spun on lap nine allowing the field to close on Johnson. During the caution Pencille went into the pits allowing DeDionisio to take over second and points leader Jeff VanArsdale third. Pencille returned to the speedway and was aligned at the rear. The restart was spoiled by debris on the speedway for third caution. Phil Knight spun on the next restart bringing out the caution before a lap could be completed. Johnson lead the next two until Nathan Short spun on lap eleven. Phil Knight and Nathan Short had troubles on the restart for the next caution. Johnson finished by leading them all and winning his third of the year. John Pencille recovered to finish seventh, DeDionisio was second and VanArsdale third.

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           BS Feature Don McGuire.jpg (47051 bytes)Dana Cummings led the first lap of Budweiser Super Sportsman feature. Mike Kosinski stalled coming out of four at the end of lap one to bring out the yellow. Gary Foster led lap two as Dana Cummings faded to second. Don McGuire move into second on lap five followed by Randy Parmenter and Scott Bayle. Don Stanley came to rest at the edge of the speedway on lap six for the second caution of the race. Don McGuire took the lead at the end of the restart lap and led for two until a spin by Joe Buccola brought out the next caution. Dave Cummings passed Parmenter for third as McGuire led. Parmenter came back to third on the white flag lap and passed for second relegating Foster to third. It was the second win for McGuire.

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           SL Feature Chris Hackett.jpg (53789 bytes)Doug Eck and Wally Fox brought the twenty-seven Super Late Models out for their feature event. Chris Hackett and Dave Lyon were in row two with Dan Armbruster and John Lacki in row three. Eck won the race to turn one and started to pull away from the field. Hackett was second with Fox third and Lyon fourth. Lyon nearly spun coming out of four then pulled away but in the wild scramble to avoid him Scott Johnson stopped bringing out the yellow on lap seven. Lyon and Lobb went to the pits on the yellow and then returned to the speedway. Urban moved to fifth on the restart and quickly got by Fox for third as Eck and Hackett led.  Moose Dunnewold and Ted Kosinski tangled on lap eleven for the second caution. The leaders were Eck, Hackett, Urban, Fox and Dan Armbruster. One lap was completed before Chad Clement spun in four for the third caution. Rod Philips had moved by Armbruster for fifth on this restart. Al Crocker stumbled on the restart then stopped in turn four bringing out caution four. Armbruster, Maloy and Chad Ruhlman passed Phillips on the restart. Lyon, Clement, Bump Hedman and Dusty Franklin brought out the fifth caution on lap fourteen. Lyon went the pits and the others to the rear of the field. Eck and Hackett controlled the restart with Urban and Armbruster following. Fox had slipped to fifth with Chad Ruhlman on the inside trying to get by. Philips came charging back past Fox and Ruhlman for fifth by lap twenty as the leaders got into lap traffic. Hackett was able to close on Eck in lap traffic but could not find the way around. Eck received the white flag then spun in the middle of turns three and four bringing out the caution and giving the lead to Hackett. Armbruster also had problems on the white flag lap but retained his spot. The one lap dash for the win was set up with Hackett in first, Urban second then Armbruster, Phillips, Ruhlman and Fox. Hackett won the one lap dash for his first win of the year. 

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          EM Feature Dave Hess Jr..jpg (44725 bytes)Stu Rickart collected Charlie Winchell and Dale Applebee in a first lap spin in the E-Mod main. Tink Mealy lost the handle while leading on lap two bringing out the yellow and moving Rickart to first with Justin Carlson second and Al Cressley third. Carlson went into the pit during the caution moving Cressley to second and Randy Parmenter to third. Cressley took the lead on the restart and Dave Hess moved to fourth. Hess passed Parmenter on lap four for third and Rickart for second on lap five. Bill Thomas and Mike Samuelson brought out third caution on lap nine. Hess used the restart to pass Cressley for the lead as the five to go signal was given. Thomas spun into the infield in turn four and slowed the race on lap twelve. Mike Hess was now in third. Hess led the final three lap to win feature number six. Al Cressley was second and Mike Hess third.

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           LL Feature Pat McGuire.jpg (45273 bytes)Bobby Rohrer was on the pole for the Limited Late Model feature with points leader Pat McGuire in the second position. McGuire took the lead at the drop of the green and led through lap three when Ron Bem stopped in four bringing out the caution flag. Third running Paul Briggs went to the pits during the caution. Andy Knight and Dave Lyon in Cressleys’ car spun to avoid Bob Vogt on the restart and the yellow was shown again. Two more laps were completed before Ed Simmer, Joe Weber, John Cline and Ron Seeley spun for the third yellow. Bob Vogt and Chad Ramsey tangled on the restart bringing out the fourth caution. McGuire lead the next four until Brian Fardink and Ed Simmer brought out the fifth caution. Tom Hagberg was now third with Steve Moynihan fourth and Paul Briggs fifth. Two more laps were completed when Mike Moore and Ron Seeley tangled for caution number six. Hagberg bested Rohrer on the restart for the second position. Mike Coyle brought out caution number seven on lap fifteen. Briggs tagged Bobby Rohrer causing him to spin on lap sixteen bring out the eight caution and allowing Tom Schnars into the third spot. Vogt and Ramsey tangled again on the restart forcing Vogt to the pits with a flat. McGuire easily won the event with Hagberg second and Schnars third.

 

Results:

   Spectators:

      Heat 1: SP Heat 1 Mike Knight.jpg (64235 bytes) Mike Knight, Ken Jackson, Brian Johnson

      Heat 2: SP Heat 2 Ron Bush.jpg (68382 bytes) Ron Bush, John Kelsey, Brian Larson

      Heat 3: SP Heat 3 Rick Thompson.jpg (72822 bytes) Rick Thompson, Vic Earle Sr., Bill Baker Jr.

      Feature 1: Brian Crandall, SP 1st Feature 2nd Mark Ramsey.jpg (59072 bytes) Mark Ramsey, John Kelsey, Bill Baker Jr., Steve Huling, Paul Norman, Steve Keith, Dennis Lunger, Brian Larson, Barrett Brown

      Feature 2: Ron Bush, SP 2nd Feature 2nd Jason Stetson.jpg (53557 bytes) Jason Stetson, Mike Knight, Rich Becker, Mike Ciffo, Stan Davis, Jerry Fish, Ken Jackson, Ron Fish, Ray Houser

       

 E-Mods:

      Heat 1: EM Heat 1 Tim Rater.jpg (64403 bytes) Tim Rater, Randy Parmenter, Tink Mealy

      Heat 2: EM Heat 2 Dale Applebee.jpg (51713 bytes) Dale Applebee, Mike Samuelson, Mike Hess

      Feature: Dave Hess Jr., Al Cressley, Mike Hess, Randy Parmenter, Dale Applebee, Mike Samuelson, Tink Mealy, Bill Thomas, Tim Rater, Tom Anderson

 

   Outlaw Cadets

      Heat 1: OC Heat 1 Greg Johnson.jpg (69690 bytes) Greg Johnson, Chris Blose, Doug Dunham

      Heat 2: OC Heat 2 John Pencille.jpg (68533 bytes) John Pencille, Louis DeDionisio, Jeff VanArsdale

      Feature 1: Greg Johnson, Louie DeDionisio, Jeff VanArsdale, Matt Lamphere, Chris Blose, Terry Daniels, John Pencille, Bill Dunn, Dan Slye, Dustin Eckman

 

   Limited Late Models:

      Feature: Pat McGuire, Tom Hagberg, Tom Schnars, Steve Moynihan, Paul Briggs, Mike Moore, Chris Sutton, Mike Coyle, Chad Ramsey, Bob Rohrer

  

   Budweiser Super Sportsmen:

      Heat 1: BS Heat 1 Scott Bayle.jpg (57914 bytes) Scott Bayle, Pat McGuire, Dave Cummings

      Heat 2: BS Heat 2 Dana Cummings.jpg (68637 bytes) Dana Cummings, Bob Hazzard, John Robinson

   Feature: Don McGuire, Randy Parmenter, Gary Foster, Dave Cummings, Scott Bayle, Pat McGuire, Bob VanArsdale, Mike Murray, J.R. Nocero, Bob Hazzard

 

American Racer Dash: American Racer Dash Doug Eck.jpg (55486 bytes)Doug Eck, Wally Fox, Chris Hackett

 

   Super Late Model:

      Heat 1: SL Heat 1  Doug Eck.jpg (51290 bytes) Doug Eck, Dave Lyon, Dan Armbruster

      Heat 2: SL Heat 2 Chris Hackett.jpg (53116 bytes) Chris Hackett, John Lacki, Matt Urban

      Heat 3: SL Heat 3 Wally Fox.jpg (52243 bytes) Wally Fox, Scott Johnson, Chad Ruhlman

      Feature: Chris Hackett, Mat Urban, Dan Armbruster, Rod Phillips, Chad Ruhlman, Wally Fox, Rod Maloy, Bob Craig, Andy Boozel, Scott Johnson, Bump Hedman, Dave Shagla, Randy Lobb, Dick Litz, Steve Halpainy, Ward Schell, Doug Eck, Rich Gardner, Brian Emory, Dusty Franklin, Bob McMillan, Moose Dunnewold, Chris Clement, Dave Lyon, Al Crocker, Ted Kosinski, John Lacki

 

  Limited Late Model King of the Hill:

            Round 1: Paul Briggs, Tom Schnars

                            Pat McGuire, Aaron Robinson

                            John Cline, Ed Simmer

                           Andy Knight, Brian Fardink

                           Steve Moynihan, Mike Coyle

                           Bob Vogt, Ron Bem

                           Troy Dorman, Tom Hagberg

                           Chad Ramsey, Chris Sutton

                            Bobby Rohrer, Ron Seeley

                           Dave Lyon, Mike Moore

            Round 2: Paul Briggs, Joe Weber

                           Pat McGuire, John Cline

                           Andy Knight, Steve Moynihan

                            Bob Vogt, Troy Dorman

                           Bobby Rohrer, Chad Ramsey

                           Paul Briggs, Dave Lyon

            Round 3: Pat McGuire, Andy Knight

                           Bobby Rohrer, Bob Vogt

            Round 4: Pat McGuire, Paul Briggs

            Final: LL King of the Hill Bobby Rohrer.jpg (48019 bytes)Bobby Rohrer, Pat McGuire