Racing: Local drivers grab wins
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Will Lamproe begins the second half of the 2014 racing season at Crawford County Speedway leading the Street Stock in points and looking for a win in the Firecracker 30 on Thursday night.
Lamproe began racing last year and finished fourth overall without missing a race. He currently has a perfect attendance record this season.
The Street Stock feature race will have $500 up for grabs in the 30-lap event. There’s an additional $1,000 to win if a driver in the Street Stock class can beat the fastest time of 18.0 seconds. Other time trials include the Grand National class ($1,000, 17.0 seconds), and both the 360 E Modified and A Modified ($500, 16.0).
The time trials begin at 7:30 p.m. with the drivers’ qualifying from their fastest time to the heat races and on to the feature races.
Three Van Buren drivers won Saturday at Tri-State Speedway as part of the 43rd Annual Firecracker Spectacular presented by Shamrock Bolt & Screw Company on Saturday.
Charlie Jones, Dalton McKenzie and Marshall Penson each posted wins in their respective classes.
Jones won his first Mini Stock race of the year at TSS and McKenzie became the third winner in three weeks as he took first in the Economy/360 Modified. Penson won his seventh Pure Stock race.
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Lamproe won his first race of the season and became the 10th winner in the Street Stock feature race.
Lamproe has placed second twice this season with four third-place finishes.
Duane Rose, who has two wins this year, was second and Remington Watson took third.
Ronnie Lingo was fourth and Jennifer Robertson took fifth.
Teddy Parker was back on the victory lap. Parker missed last week’s feature race, but won Saturday night.
Parker has won six races this season, making him the winningest driver in the class, but had yet to string together wins.
Tony Ferrari, who has three wins, was second and Edward Boyster took third.
Stan Lewis and John West rounded out the Top 5.
Front Wheel Drive
Corey Howell became just the fourth driver to win the FWD feature race at CCS.
Howell had three consecutive runner-up finishes before grabbing his first win.
Chris Beard seized second and Remington Watson took third.
Chuck Stevenson and Shannon Howell were fourth and fifth respectively.
James Poe who had won nine times this year with 14 Top 3 finishes, raced at Tri-State Speedway this weekend.
360 E Modified
Shawn Pinkerton won his second race of the season and clinched his seventh Top 3 finish.
Pinkerton last won on May 31, but had placed in the Top 3 the last three weeks.
Adam Hardin had his second runner-up finish and Remington Watson was third.
Randall Hardbarger, who won back on June 14, was fourth and Chris Tuck made his E Modified debut at CCS in fifth place.
Eddie Martin nabbed his third win Saturday night as he finished ahead of three other drivers in the A Modified class.
Martin had won back on May 1 and May 17, and won three of his seven starts this season.
Randy Payne, who has four wins this year, took second. Kyle Schmidt and Victor Pinkerton grabbed third and fourth respectively.
Jamison English was back on the victory lap to clinch his fourth win in five starts this season.
English began his season racing on May 3 when he placed eighth. He nabbed fifth his next two races. English missed the weekend of Memorial Day races, but has won four of his last five starting on May 31. English was third last week.
Bill Wheeler, who also has four wins this season, was back after missing his first feature start last week to place second and Rudy’s Austin Sangster was third.
Gene Powell was fourth and Brent Robertson finished fifth.
Penson has been missing the victory lap for the past four weeks. The Van Buren driver had one six of eight races, but dropped to second, followed by a pair of third-place finishes and was 11th last week.
Lowell Steward of Rudy was runner up after missing last week’s feature race. Alma’s Jalon Brewton took second and last week’s winner, Zane Hunter, took fourth. Brandon Morris was fifth.
USRA B Modified
Aaron Scoggins grabbed his second win this season in the B Modified. Scoggins won back on May 31 and was third and ninth over the next two weeks.
Chris Hawkins took second and Todd Broyles was third. Dean Green grabbed fourth and Jeremy Smith, who was second last week, finished fifth.
Jay Anderson became just the third winner in the Factory Stock class this season. Anderson has finished as high as third (May 31st), but this is his first win.
Jerome Heinrich was runner up for the second time in three weeks while last week’s runner-up, Darren Scott, took third. Devon Johnson and Gerry Vaughn placed fourth and fifth respectively.
Jeremy Vaughn won his second straight USRA Modified A-Feature and his third overall.
Brian Williams, who has five wins this season finally found his way back to the Top 4 after finishing ninth and eighth the last two outings. Van Buren’s Shannon Weese was fourth after he placed seventh last week. Andy Morris nabbed fifth.
Robert Janes won the B-Feature event and finished 13th in the A feature. Alma’s Chris Ross was fourth in the B-Feature and 18th in the A-Feature.
Van Buren’s Dalton McKenzie won Saturday’s race as the field expanded to nine cars (of which one didn’t start).
Brandon Hunter of Cedarville was second after winning last week and Dennis Sadler was third. Mulberry’s Anthony Reeves, who won back on June 14, was fourth and Delman Burris took fifth.
Front Wheel Drive
James Poe won his first FWD feature event at TSS.
Rudy’s Chris Perkins, who had the first two wins of the season, was second and Van Buren’s TJ Hamilton was third.
Joshua Jones and Scott Bridges rounded out the Top 5.
Tony Anglin won his first Super Stock race in his debut at TSS this season.
Last week’s winner, Dylan Davlin was runner up after posting his fifth win. Neil Johnston was third and Ty Evans clinched fourth. Robert Knowles placed fifth.
For June 28, 2014
Crawford County Speedway
Street Stock — 1, Will Lamproe; 2, Duane Rose; 3, Remington Watson; 4, Ronnie Lingo; 5, Jennifer Robertson; 6, Sambo Parmenter; 7, Summer Abshere; 8, Celeb Odom; 9, Eli Dodd; 10. Jimmy Odom; 11, Clifton Lingo.
Mini Stock — 1, Teddy Parker; 2, Tony Ferrari; 3. Edward Boyster; 4, Stan Lewis; 5. John West; 6. Travis Boyster; 7, Russell Roberts; 8, Johnathan Ferrari.
Front Wheel Drive — 1, Corey Howell; 2, Chris Beard; 3, Remington Watson; 4, Chuck Stevenson; 5, Shannon Howell; 6, Dusty Talley.
360 E Modified — 1, Shawn Pinkerton; 2, Adam Hardin; 3, Remington Watson; 4, Randall Hardbarger; 5, Chris Tuck; 6, Andrew Smoot; 7, Ramond Sambrano.
A Modified — 1, Eddie Martin; 2, Randy Payne; 3, Kyle Schmidt; 4, Victor Pinkerton.
Grand National — 1, Jamison English; 2, Billy Wheeler; 3, Austin Sangster; 4. Gene Powell; 5, Brent Robertson; 6, John Garner; 7, Brian Murray; 8, George Rudy.
Pure Stock — 1, Marshall Penson; 2, Lowell Steward; 3, Jalon Brewton; 4, Zane Hunter; 5, Brandon Morris; 6, Chad Warren; 7, Jesse Garner; 8, Junior Thornburg; 9, Cody Collingsworth; 10, Josh Asher; 11, Fred Ross.
USRA B Modified — 1, Aaron Scroggins; 2, Chris Hawkins; 3, Todd Broyles; 4, Dean Green; 5, Jeremy Smith; 6, Ryan Adams; 7, Jake Meinzer; 8, Charlie Brummett; 9, Jay Rierson.
Factory Stock — 1, Jay Anderson; 2, Jerome Heinrich; 3, Darren Scott; 4, Devon Johnson; 5, Gerry Vaughn; 6, Jason Hurt; 7, Justin Johnson; DQ, Kyle McAllister.
Super Stock — 1, Tony Anglin; 2, Dylan Davlin; 3, Neil Johnston; 4, Ty Evans; 5, Robert Knowles; 6, Ron Grover; 7, Roy Roberts; 8, James Drummond; 9, Sam Randolph; 10, Eric Beshoner; 11, Robert Smith; 12, Kyle Slader; 13, David Davis; 14, Harry Palmer; 15, Scooter Scruggs; 16, Brian Young; DNS, TJ Moore; Freddie Hogrefe.
USRA Modified, B Feature — 1, Robert Janes; 2, George Martin; 3, Martin Hemphill; 4, Chris Ross; 5, Richard Crow; 6, Tyler Wolff; 7, Tracy Gish; 8, Jared Russell; 9, Kelly Hicks; 10, Randy Payne; 11, Larry Tounzen; 12, Mike Wroblewski; 13, John Shoptaw; 14, Lonnie Gilleland; DNS, Martin Shehorn; Grady Smith.
USRA Modified, A Feature — 1, Jeremy Vaughn; 2, Brian Williams; 3, Shannon Weese; 4, Kyle Ledford; 5, Andy Morris; 6, Chris Lewis; 7, Tyler Wolff; 8, Ryan Taylor; 9, Jeremy Rasmussen; 10, George Martin; 11, Lonnie Robins; 12, Martin Hemphill; 13, Robert Janes; 14, Randy Henson; 15, Gary Vaughan; 16, Richard Crow; 17, Jared Russell; 18, Chris Ross; 19, Tracy Gish; 20, Steve Holzkamper.
Economy/360 Modified — 1, Dalton McKenzie; 2, Brandon Hunter; 3, Dennis Slader; 4, Anthony Reeves; 5, Delman Burris; 6, Jerry Davis; 7, Mike Hines; 8, Zane Hunter; DNS, Jason Payton.
Front Wheel Drive — 1, James Poe; 2, Chris Perkins; 3, Jimmy Hamilton; 4, Joshua Jones; 5, Scott Bridges; 6, Corey Howell; 7, Jacob Spoon; 8, Shannon Howell; 9, Justin McDade; 10, Adam Shelby; DNS, Mark Jones.