Coyote Performance a Brad Penn Oil distributor sponsored Kids Night at
Stateline Speedway featuring the Jed Lyon Memorial Outlaw Cadet Championship.
Jed Lyon was instrumental in starting the Cadet division at Stateline, sons Les
Lyon drives a Limited Late Model and Gary owns the Super Late Model 14L driven
by nephew Dave Lyon. One hundred and thirty one racecars were on hand including
thirty-one Super Late Models. Greg Johnson was in the right spot at the right
time winning the Jed Lyon Memorial Outlaw Cadet feature after the first and
second place cars of Nathan Short and Ron Seeley tangled with a lap car on the
last lap. Chris Hackett made it three in a row winning a hard fought battle with
Dan Armbruster for the win. Mark Ramsey easily won the first Spectator feature
with Chris Couchenour second. J.R. Brown won the second Spectator event. Dave
Cummings Jr. won the Budweiser Super Sportsman feature over Pat and Don McGuire.
Dale Applebee won the E-Mod feature. Pat McGuire won a caution strewn Limited
Late event narrowly defeating Chad Ramsey at the finish.
Alex Feisler and Rich Becker were first and second in the Jed Lyon
Memorial Outlaw Cadet Championship feature. Dustin Eckman was the leader after
one then Scott Lewis and Louie DeDionisio tangled on the backstretch for the
first yellow. After the lineup Eckman was on the pole with Feisler alongside
followed by Nathan Short and Billy Dunn. Short was second on the restart but the
yellow cane out when a safetyman got too close to the track. Debris brought out
the yellow one lap later from the Feisler car which had stopped on the front
stretch. Dunn was third with Ron Seeley fourth. After the restart it was Eckman
in front followed by Short and Seeley. Dunn lost a few spots and Pete Alspaugh
and Greg Johnson were fourth and fifth. Short moved under Eckman in turn two on
lap eleven completing the pass in turn three for the lead. Eckman slipped one
move spot on the next lap as Seeley got second. Short was in heavy lap traffic
with five remaining but maintained his lead over Seeley while Eckman tried to
stave of Johnson. Seeley closed on Short with two to go but a lap car tagged the
leader in lap two who slowed collecting the second place car of Seeley. The
third place car of Johnson took the lead with Jim Bergman second and early
leader Eckman third.
Thirteen Super Late Models reported to the speedway for the Consolation
event. Andy Boozel had problems on
the initial start. Lobb lead after
one with Scott Gurdak second and Bryan Emory third. Rich Gardner was in the last
qualifying spot by lap four with Dave Lyon trying to get by. Lyon was
unsuccessful as Lobb won the event with Gurdak second the Chad Valone, Matt
Urban and Rich Gardner.
Dan Armbruster and Chris Hackett were on the front row of the Super Late
Model event and Hackett was the leader after one. A slowing Moose Dunnewold
brought out the yellow with one lap down. Hackett was first with Armbruster
second then Randy Lobb, Al Crocker, Doug Eck and John Lacki. Lacki stopped in
turn two on the restart then moved to the rear of the field on the caution. Chad
Valone spun to evade a slowing car collecting Dave Lyon and Matt Urban with
three laps complete. Urban was towed to the pits but Lyon and Valone remained on
the speedway. Hackett went to the front once more but the caution quickly flew
for Lyon who had spun trying to get under Brad Fiesler in turn two. Armbruster
prevailed on the restart with Hackett second then Randy Lobb and Doug Eck.
Lacki had more trouble on lap six bringing the field under caution.
Armbruster was the leader of lap six then Eck suffered a mechanical failure
almost collecting the fence in turn one collecting a number of cars after first
hitting Scott Gurdak. Eck left the speedway on the hook. Armbruster led the
single file restart. Dave Hess Jr. was on the outside and moving up as the laps
were finally being run under green. Hess was fourth on lap eleven and Hackett
was under Armbruster fighting for the top spot. Armbruster was in lap traffic at
the half way mark. Hackett switched tactics and moved to the high side for try
and pass Armbruster then quickly moved down stairs to try getting under
Armbruster. Armbruster lost the handle on lap twenty completely spinning around
but only losing three spots. Hackett completed the race
winning the event by five car lengths over Randy Lobb, Hess was third
followed by Armbruster.
Brian Fardink led the first lap of the Limited Late Model event then John Kline and Scott Gurdak had trouble negotiating turn two causing the yellow to fall. An incident involving seven cars including Les Lyon, Mike Moore and John Pencille, ruined the start. Lyon had trouble on the restart causing the third yellow. Chad Ramsey was the leader on lap three followed by Pat McGuire and Fardink. Kline’s car dumped fluid on the speedway on lap five for caution four. Caution five occurred when Mike Coyle spun on the backstretch. Fardink, Rohrer and Tom Hagberg collided in the middle of the field sending Tom Schnars sliding backwards completely across the infield stopping in turn four. The top three on the restart were Ramsey, McGuire and Bob Vogt. McGuire moved up beside Ramsey on lap seven and after two laps of side by side racing gained the top spot. As McGuire and Ramsey ran through lap traffic Ramsey made several attempt to make the pass but he could not shake McGuire. McGuire won with Ramsey second and Mike Moore who got around Vogt in the waning laps third.
Quincy Turner led lap one of the E-Mod feature. Dale Applebee was second
followed by Kevin Decker and Matt Swanson. Dave Hess Jr. was fourth at the half
way as Swanson slipped to fifth. Applebee passed Turner on lap eight for the top
spot and began building a lead as Dave Hess moved by Decker for third. With two
laps remaining Bill Thomas and Jim Irwin brought out the yellow setting up a two
lap dash for the win. Applebee won the dash with Dave Hess getting by Turner for
Barrett Brown was in the top spot after one lap in the first Spectator feature. Dennis Lunger was the leader after two then Mark Ramsey took the lead on lap three. Lunger, Rush Firestone and Pat Passanise brought out the yellow on lap four. Ramsey led with Brown second followed by Chris Couchenour and David Auge. Couchenour passed Brown on lap five as Ramsey led by twenty car lengths. Vic Earle Sr. began pressuring Brown for third then took the spot one lap later with point leader Tommy Fax in tow. Ramsey easily won the event with Couchenour second and Earle third.
Dan Surrena led the second Spectator event to the speed and led the first two laps then Brian Johnson and J. R. Brown became the leaders on lap three. Joe Houser brought out the yellow on lap six after spinning in turn four. Johnson was the leader with Brown along side. Brown won the dash to turn one as Johnson slipped to third and Merle Burlingham was second. Burlingham caught Brown on the last lap but could not make the pass. Dave McClanahan took advantage of a last lap spin to get the third spot.
Bob Van Arsdale spun on the initial start collecting Tom Kosinski and
bringing out the yellow before a lap could be completed. The second start was
successful with Van Arsdale out front followed by Bobby Rohrer and Aaron
Robinson. The yellow flew for Randy Parmenter on lap two and Dave Cummings Jr.
made his move on the restart taking the top spot. Jim Leonard brought out the
yellow on lap five with Cummings leading followed by Pat McGuire and Bobby
Rohrer. Cummings led the next two
the Leonard stalled in four bringing out the caution. Don McGuire was fourth on
the restart as Cummings led followed by Pat McGuire and Rohrer. Don McGuire took
the third spot from Rohrer with two laps remaining. No one could catch Cummings
as he won the event followed by Pat and Don McGuire.
Feature 1: Mark Ramsey, Chris Couchenour, Vic Earle Sr., Tommy Fox, Barrett Brown, Brian Crandall, Dennis Lunger, Dave Auge, Nate Lester, Steve Keith
Feature 2: J. R. Brown, Merle Burlingham, Dave McClanahan, Ron Fish, Brian Johnson, Joe Houser, Ken Jackson, Wayne Watson, Dan Surrena, Paul Norman
Outlaw Cadets: 24
Feature 1: Greg Johnson, Dustin Eckman, Ron Seeley, Louie DeDionisio, Mark Hall, Pete Alspaugh, Phil Knight, Terry Daniels, Jeff Van Arsdale, Jamie Erhard, Nathan Short, Bill Dunn, Jim Bergman, Scott Lewis, Chuck Parker, Eugene Bell, John Boardman, Cliff Lamphere, Rich Becker, Alex Feisler, Robert Cettell, Matt Lamphere
Feature: Dale Applebee, Dave Hess Jr., Quincy Turner, Kevin Decker, Mike Hess, Matt Swanson, Justin Carlson, Al Cressley, Bill Thomas, Stu Rickart.
Budweiser Super Sportsmen: 18
Feature: Dave Cummings, Pat McGuire, Don McGuire, Bob Rohrer, Pete Volpe, Aaron Robinson, Bob Van Arsdale, Chris Kuschel, Don Stanley, Scott Kuschel
Limited Late Models: 20
Feature: Pat McGuire, Chad Ramsey, Mike Moore, Bob Vogt, Les Lyons, Andy Knight, Bob Rohrer, Ton Schnars, Mike Coyle, Todd Church
Super Late Models: 31
Consi: John Lobb, Scott Gurdak, Chad Valone, Matt Urban, Rich Gardner, Dave Lyon
Feature: Chris Hackett, Randy Lobb, Dave Hess Jr., Dan Armbruster, Rod Maloy, Al Crocker, Ward Schell, Brian Emory, Chad Valone, Rich Gardner, John Lobb, Dave Lyon, Wally Fox, John Lacki, Dick Litz, Bump Hedman, Scott Gurdak, Dave Shagla, Brad Feisler, Moose Dunnewold, Doug Eck, Mike Kosinski, Dan Maxim, George LaBarbera, Matt Urban, Dave Scott