|Date: 8/2/2009 11:00:32 PM|
ROARING KNOB MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX
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John Mollick Mega-Blitzes Roaring Knob field in UFo Race C hampionship!
Shane Hitt, Shawn Davis, Todd Dennis & Marty Spade Jr, also Collect Feature Wins
MARKLEYSBURG, PA (August 1, 2009) John Mollick from Toronto, Ohio earned the $3,000 first place money in Mega-Blitz 2009 on Saturday night in the Unified Force Race Championship event at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, PA. Taking the lead on a lap 28 restart, Mollick controlled the remaining distance in the 41-lap event in his first Super Late Model start at Roaring Knob.
"We had the engine out of the car early in the week. We got it back together and here we are," said Mollick,=2 0who moved in to the UFo Series point lead with his victory in his L&R Racing/Ridge Machine CC Performance Ford powered Rocket.
Five qualifying heats were run for the 40-car field and wins were taken by Bob Gordon, Chuck Harper, Keith Jackson, Mollick and Butch McGill. Two B-Mains rounded out the starting field, won by Chad McClellan and Andy Anderson.
The top two drivers from each heat race drew for the top ten starting positions. Keith Jackson and Gary Dalton drew front row starting spots, and
When racing resumed, it was
On the double file restart, the two front row cars drag raced for the lead as the green flag waved. As McGill nosed ahead, the two cars made contact with McGill spinning to set off a melee on the front stretch. Both drivers were eventually disqualified for their actions under the caution period. The new running order would have Satterlee the new leader over Mollick,
Shawn Davis from
Newell’s Todd Dennis has been shut out of victory lane since opening day in the Dick Rugh’s Auto Parts Street Stocks. Dennis changed that as he took the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 15-laps to score his second win of the season. Joe Wrona took second with Jim Bendishaw, Jr., Tom Newman, Jim Byers, Mike Duritsky, Bob Nelson, Chris Lucy, Josh Bendishaw and Charlie McClain claiming the top ten. Duritsky, Dennis and Wrona took heat checkers for the 24 cars.
Marty Spade, Jr. wasted no time in taking the lead from his outside pole starting spot in the Fort Necessity Garage Charger main. On a rail, the “Farmington Flyer” sped off for his third feature win this season. Kenny Burkholder came home second over Shane Wheeler, Sr., Kyle Burkholder and Ryan Newman. Sixth through went to Justin Howell, Russell Baird, Jr., Bus Matthews, Roscoe Higbee and Bob Matthews. Kyle Burkholder, Spade and Wheeler took heat victories for the 21 cars.
Roaring Knob is closed for the Fayette County Fair on Au gust 8 and will return to racing on August 15 with the rescheduled Autograph Night plus the Modifieds will take the stage for their annual special event. The on-track autograph session will take place before the racing begins for all five divisions. More information can be found on the web site at www.roaringknob.com or call the business office during the week at 724-853-7223.
ROARING KNOB MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX AUGUST 1 RACE RESULTS
Unified Force Championship Tour Super Late Model results for Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex for
Car count – 40
Finish, Start, Car, Driver, Hometown
1, 4, 4J, John Mollick, Toronto, OH
2, 2, 14, Gary Dalton, Morgantown, WV
3, 22, 25, Andy Anderson, Bunker Hill, WV
4, 3, 22, Gregg Satterlee, Rochester Mills, PA
5, 6, 15E, Steve Everhart, Holidaysburg, PA
6, 11, S2, Tim Senic, Elkins, WV
7, 16, H1, Jared Miley, South Park, PA
8, 13, 7, Billy Holbert, Fairmont, WV
9, 14, 4, Alex Ferree, Saxonburg, PA
10, 21, 119, Chad McClellan, Stoystown, PA
11, 17, 75, Mel Minnick, Uniontown, PA
12, 8, 0, Ron Delano, Jr., Stoystown, PA
14, 18, 0M, Mike Steck, South Hollsopple, PA
15, 19, 2J, Mike Johnson, Imperial, PA
16, 23, 17, Keith Barbara, South Park, PA
17, 9, 48, John Flinner, Zelienople, PA
18, 10, 00H, Chuck Harper, Beverly, WV
19, 7, 31, Bob Gordon, Keyser, WV
20, 20, 25Z, Mason Zeigler, Chalk Hill, PA
21, 15, 30, Allan Brannon, Winchester, VA
22, 24, 77, Jeff Ferguson, Uniontown, PA
DQ, 1, 88, Keith Jackson, Odenton, MD
DQ, 5, 1MC, Butch McGill, West Union, WV
Heat Race Winners - Bob Gordon, Chuck Harper, Keith Jackson, John Mollick, Butch McGill.
B-Main #1 – Chad McClellan
B-Main #2 - Andy Anderson
Did not qualify –
Brooks Auto Group FASTRAK Late Models:
Heat Race Winners - Greg Tressler, Daniel Hill, Troy Shields
Feature (20 Laps): 1) Shane Hitt, 2) Daniel Hill, 3) Cody Hardesty, 4) Jason Fosnaught, 5) Troy Shields, 6) Ricky Meglaye, 7) Randy Smithley, 8) Wayne Jordan, 9) Dusty Hamrick, 10) Greg Tressler, 11) Kyle Thomas, 12) Andy Spooner, 13) Garry Sisson, 14) Roger Laughlin, 15) Derek Rogers, 16) Jeremy Zufall, 17) Chad Green, 18) Mike Howell, 19) Jayme Beck, 20) Tom Sieger, 21) Quinton Wyandt, 22) Shawn Jett, 23) Dave Gorrell, 24) Bobby Cossell, 25) Jason Rider, 26) Derek Doll
South Fayette Nursing Center Modifieds:
Heat Race Winners - Phil Jeffries, Shawn Davis
Feature (15 Laps): 1) Shawn Davis, 2) Be Thorn, 3) Josh Cramer, 4) Mark Dickson, 5) Ron Parrish, 6) Phil Jeffries, 7) Louie Krushansky, 8) Deana Groves, 9) Todd Daughenbaugh, 10) Travis Dickson, 11) Frank Billie, 12) Jeff Hess, 13) Vic Vandergrift, 14) Bruce Dreistadt, 15) DNS Lou Ennis, 16) DNS Josh Revels, 17) DNS Nick Cramer, DNS Nolan Dalton
Dick Rugh's Auto Parts Street Stocks:
Heat Race Winners - Mike Duritsky, Todd Dennis, Joe Wrona
Feature (15 Laps): 1) Todd Dennis, 2) Joe Wrona, 3) Jimmy Bendishaw,204) Tom Newman, 5) Jim Byers, 6) Mike Duritsky, 7) Bob Nelson, 8) Chris Lucy, 9) Josh Bendishaw, 10) Charlie McClain, 11) Marshall Coleman, 12) Sam King, 13) Matt Rishel, 14) Barry Faris, 15) Chris Henry, 16) Bob Miller, 17) Fred Spiker, 18) Justin Sinnett, 19) Russell Baird, 20) Scott Herring, 21) Greg Hauger, 22) Randy Bohan, 23) DNS Kenny Francy, 24) DNS Vince Kaider
Fort Necessity Garage Chargers:
Heat Race Winners - Sam King, Marty Spade Jr., Shane Wheeler
Feature (12 Laps): 1) Marty Spade Jr., 2) Kenny Burkholder, 3) Shane Wheeler, 4) Kyle Burkholder, 5) Ryan Newman, 6) Justin Howell, 7) Russell Baird Jr., 8) Bus Matthews, 9) Roscoe Higbee, 10) Bob Matthews, 11) Preston Imler, 12) David Wallace, 13) Andy Vogel, 14) Chris Jordan, 15) CJ Nicola, 16) Jeff Baird, 17) Eric Miller, 18) Bob Marcinek, 19) Ben Policz, 20) DNS Brad Jenkins, 21) DNS Jerry Walters Jr., 22) DNS D. Dogg.
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