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Dan Armbruster Wins the Tony White Memorial on Sysco Food Kid’s Night at Stateline Speedway
By Glenn Slocum

             SLM Feature Dan Armbruster.jpg (55867 bytes) Fifty-one Super Late Models were on hand for the fifty-lap Tony White Memorial Race. Crash Moreau’s Thrill Masters entertained the crowd and Owner/Promoter Fran Seamen also joined the Thrill Masters to drive in the first stunt of the show. The thrills continued through the Super Late Model event as Dan Armbruster made a last lap, last corner pass of a spinning Dave Scott to win the event. Scott had led from the beginning but came up just one corner short of the win. Vic Earle and Pat Passanise won the Spectator events. Pat McGuire continues to dominate winning the yellow marred Limited Late feature and then won his first Budweiser Super Sportsman event. John Pencille lead every lap of the Outlaw Cadet feature to post his second win of the year and maintain his points lead. Randy Hall won the E-Mod feature after a heated battle with Dale Applebee.

          Spec Feature 1 Vic Earle.jpg (57972 bytes)  Scott Ottawa was on the pole for the first Spectator feature with Joe Houser second and Dave Surenna third. Dave Surenna grabbed the lead from a very loose Joe Houser on lap one. Dana Wellington spun on lap two. Vic Earle Sr. took control on the lap two restart and led through lap eight when a spin by early leader Dave Surenna brought out the third yellow of the event. Steve Huling moved up to challenge the leader on the restart but Earle hung on for the win. Barrett Brown finished third behind Huling and Earle.

            spec feature 2 Pat Passanise Jr.jpg (54906 bytes)Pat Passanise led the first seven laps of the second Spectator feature with Ron Bush in second. Fourth place car Ken Jackson spun on lap eight causing the first yellow of the event. Rick Sperry tapped leader Passanise on the restart causing the third place car of Ron Bush to spin. Bush ended up in the pits with Passanise still in first and Sperry second. Passanise won with Sperry second and George Stetson third.

            SLM Feature Dan Armbruster.jpg (55867 bytes)Randy Lobb and Dave Scott brought thirty-one Super Late Models to the line for the fifty lap Tony White Memorial. Point’s leader Rod Maloy started third next to Chris Hackett. Scott took control on the start with Randy Lobb and Maloy giving chase. Dick Barton, Chad Ruhlman and Rick Briggs tangled in turn three on lap four for the first caution. John Lacki spun in traffic on lap four and Rick Briggs gets involved for the second caution. Scott moved to the high side and motored away from the field. Bob Close went to the pits on lap fourteen as Scott entered lap traffic. Scott started lapping cars and had half the field lapped when the yellow was shown on lap twenty-one. Two laps after the restart Maloy and Cran Nyweide spin for caution four. Only twenty-one cars remained for the lap twenty-three restart. Scott was still firmly in control with Randy Lobb second and Scott Johnson third. With twenty go Scott still led the way with Randy Lobb second and Matt Urban shown third. Chris Hackett spun on lap thirty-two allowing the field to close up behind Scott. Bryan Emory and Rick Briggs collide on the restart for caution five. Dan Armbruster move up to challenge Urban for third on lap thirty-seven and made the pass on lap forty and getting by Lobb for second. John Lacki and Bruce Horduskey spin on lap forty-one. Scott got a big jump on the restart and moved to the top of the speedway with Armbruster trying the low line. Bump Hedmond, Rick Isadore and Ron Olson spin on lap forty-three allowing Armbruster to close the gap to Scott’s rear bumper. Armbruster would move under Scott but the momentum was with Scott. John Lobb slowed with four laps to go and the caution flew again. Al Crocker got tagged and ended up in the wall under the flag stand on the restart ending his racing for the evening. Matt Lux spun one lap after the restart setting up a three lap dash for the win. Armbruster made the move going into turn three on last lap as Scott lost the handle spinning in front of the field and giving the win to Armbruster. Randy Lobb slowed for spinning Scott allowing Jay Watson into second and Matt Urban third with Dave Lyon fourth.        

            LLM Feature Pat McGuire.jpg (60975 bytes)The Limited Late Model start was marred by a spin by Wayne Mohawk then Mike Moore, Bob Vogt and Al Cressley spun on the restart. Pat McGuire took the lead on the third attempted start and got one lap in before Andy Knight slowed on the back stretch for the third caution. Chad Ramsey passed McGuire on the restart but a John Cline spin brought out the yellow again. McGuire passed Ramsey for the lead on lap four until a spin by Les Lyon slowed the race once more. Bear Moynihan spun on lap five collecting early leader Ramsey. McGuire was still in the lead with Al Cressley running second and Bobby Rohrer third. Mike Moore passed Rohrer for third on lap seven as another spin slowed the event again.  McGuire was leading by twenty car lengths on lap eleven as Moore continued his charge by passing Cressley for second.  A Troy Dorman spin stopped the race with eleven in the books allowing Moore to close up behind McGuire. Dorman spun again on lap sixteen. Mike Coyle spun in the entrance to turn three setting up a one-lap dash for the win. Les Lyon spun on the last lap restart. McGuire went on for the win with Moore second and Cressley third.

  Cadet Feature John Pencille.jpg (59206 bytes)Terry Daniels, Aaron Robinson and Shane Jones collide on lap two of the Outlaw Cadet feature as John Pencille leads. Lonnie Waldron stopped his smoking car under the flag stand on lap six for the third yellow. Todd Church was in second with Pencille still on the point and Matt Lamphere third. Scott Kuschel brought out the third caution on lap eight. Jeff VanArsdale moved up beside Church with five laps to go as Pete Alspaugh spun in turn one. VanArsdale passed Church with two to go but could not catch Pencille.

            Sportsman Feature Pat Mcguire.jpg (59901 bytes)Scott Bayle lead laps one through four of the Budweiser Super Sportsman feature with Pat McGuire in second and Mike Kosinski in third. Kirk Hayes spun on lap five. Pete Volpe slowed one lap after the restart. A flat on the Dana Cummings car brought out the yellow on the lap five restart. McGuire moved into the lead with three to go and never looked back as Bayle slide to third behind Kosinski.

             E Mod Feature Randy Hall.jpg (57971 bytes)Dave Hess Jr., Shane Applebee, Mark Grabowski and Keith Bidwell were involved in a first lap incident in the E-Mod feature. Ron Loney and Ken Drake tangled on the restart as leaders Tim Rater and Kevin Decker try to get a lap in. Ron Loney and Mark Grabowski spun to the infield on lap two. Loney spun again before another lap was in. Randy Hall moved into the second position then passed for the lead on lap four as the caution filled event was slowed once more by a spinning Dean Ruth who collected Mark Grabowski. Keith Bidwell left on the hook after a spin on lap six as Hall leads the event. Dean Ruth came to stop on the front stretch on lap seven. Dale Applebee was all over Hall until he spun with two to go. Hall won the event with Kevin Decker second and Shane Applebee third.

 

Results:

   Spectators:

      Heat 1: Spectator Heat 1 Brian Crandall.jpg (90980 bytes) Brian Crandall, Kevin Brumett, Steve Keith

      Heat 2: Spectator Heat 2.jpg (87956 bytes) Ken Jackson, Eric Gurdak, Brian Johnson

      Heat 3 : Spect Heat 3 Skip Joslin.jpg (89260 bytes) Skip Joslin, Pat Passanise Jr., Rich Becker

      Feature 1: Vic Earle Sr., Steve Huling, Barrett Brown, Matt Lazowski, Bill Baker

      Feature 2: Pat Passanise Jr. Rick Sperry, Jason Stetson, Joe McMurty, Eric Gurdak

       

   E-Mods

      Heat 1: Dave Hess Jr., Dale Applebee, Mike Hess

      Heat 2: Emod Heat 2 Randy Hall.jpg (82709 bytes) Randy Hall, Mike Samuelson, Justin Carlson

      Feature: Randy Hall, Kevin Decker, Shane Applebee, Dave Hess Jr., Mike Hess, Mike Samuelson, Al Cressley, Justin Carlson, Craig Switzer, Ken Drake

 

   Outlaw Cadets

      Heat 1: Cadets Heat 1 Matt Lamphere.jpg (90460 bytes) Matt Lamphere, Phil Knight, Jeff VanArsdale

      Heat 2: John Pencille, Dusty Franklin, Louie DeDionisio

      Heat 3: Cadet Heat 3 Todd Church.jpg (86782 bytes) Todd Church, Shane Jones, Mark Hall

      Feature 1: John Pencille, Jeff VanArsdale, Todd Church, Jeff Campbell, Jim Hilyer, Terry Daniels, Glenn Slaney, Bill Dunn, Louie DeDionisio, Shane Jones

     

 

   Limited Late Models:

      Heat 1: LLM Heat 1 John Cline.jpg (77152 bytes) John Cline, Chad Ramsey, Bobby Rohrer, Bear Moynihan

      Heat 2: LLM Heat 2 Pat McGuire.jpg (78842 bytes) Pat McGuire, Mike Moore, Les Lyon, Andy Knight

      Heat 3: Al Cressley, Tom Schnars, Andy Sweetland, Tom Hagberg

      Feature: Pat McGuire, Mike Moore, Al Cressley, Tom Schnars, Chad Ramsey, Bobby Rohrer, Paul Briggs, Tom Hagberg, Bob Vogt, Jason Dupont

  

   Budweiser Super Sportsmen:

      Heat 1: Pat McGuire, Mike Kosinski, Dave Cummings

      Heat 2: Sportsman heat 2 Mike Murray.jpg (77859 bytes) Mike Murray, Joe Buccola Jr., Mike Kosinski

   Feature: Pat McGuire, Mike Kosinski, Scott Bayle, Dave Cummings, Don McGuire, Randy Parmenter, Joe Buccola Jr., Mike Murray, Gary Foster, Robert Nocero

 

   Late Models:

 

American Racer Dash: American Racer Tire Matt Urban.jpg (58778 bytes)Matt Urban

      Heat 1: SLM Heat 1 Randy Lobb.jpg (74283 bytes) Randy Lobb, Matt Urban , Dave Hess Jr., Jay Watson

      Heat 2: SLM Heat 2 Rod Maloy.jpg (62525 bytes) Rod Maloy, Bryan Emory, Ron Olson, Chad Ruhlman

      Heat 3: SLM Heat 3 Dave Scott.jpg (58773 bytes) Dave Scott, Scott Johnson, Al Crocker, Bob Close

      Heat 4: SLM Heat 4 Chris Hackett.jpg (59832 bytes) Chris Hackett, Mike Wonderling, John Lacki, Dan Armbruster

      Consolation 1: SLM Consi 1 Todd Andrews.jpg (67799 bytes) Todd Andrews, Scott Brady, Matt Lux, Dick Litz

      Consolation 2: SLM Consi 2 Rick Briggs.jpg (63196 bytes) Rick Briggs, Chad Valone, Scott Gurdak, John Watson

      Feature: Dan Armbruster, Jay Watson, Matt Urban, Dave Lyon, Dick Barton, Chris Hackett, Rich Gardner, Ron Olson, Randy Lobb, Dave Hess Jr.

 

   Car Count :

   Spectators – 48

   Outlaw Cadets - 27

   E-Mods – 25

   Budweiser Super Sportsman – 20

   Limited Late Models – 24

   Super Late Models – 51

 

Bike Winners : Bike Winner.jpg (91486 bytes)           Bike Winner II.jpg (82177 bytes)