|Date: 9/1/2008 11:58:55 AM|
By Terry Whetstone
For immediate release
The limited late models hit the speedway with Rance Garlock and Derek Byler on the front row. Byler took the lead and set the pace with Garlock in second and Tim Smith Jr. in third. The top three were pulling away from the field while Jack Pencil in the Mike Duck #73 pulled into the fourth position and made it a four car race.
The battle was tight at the front of the field, with Byler continuing to set the pace and Garlock trying to hold off Smith, but Smith managed to get the runner up spot on lap eight and he never relinquished that position. At the finish it was Byler getting the win over Smith, Garlock, Pencil and Brad Kling. Rance Garlock, Derek Byler and Barry Welch won the heats.
The street stock feature was a barn burner from the initial waving of the green
flag until the waving of the checkered. The front row saw Cris Edwards Jr. and Jesse
Snyder with Edwards taking the lead and setting the pace for three laps, but he had Khi
Swanger in second for those three laps when Swanger took the lead and Bill Henney
went to the outside and moved to second, dropping Edwards to third. Henney then took
the lead on lap nine and Swanger fought back, as the duo ran side-by-side basically for
the remainder of the feature. A caution on lap 12 regrouped the field, with Henney still
setting the pace, bun on lap 13 Swanger got the lead back, but Henney was determined to
win the race, and he too regained the lead a lap later on lap 14, but once again Swanger
took the lead exiting the fourth turn and took the win. Henney, Edwards, Chad Parks and
Dave Brown completed the top five. Heat wins went to Wayne Irvin and Bill Henney.
Kyle Grove and Darin Desch led the hobby field to the start with Desch taking the
lead and setting the pace for the first two laps before Gary Morder snapped an axle and
barrel rolled violently in the third turn. Morder was not hurt, but he was out of action for
the night. As he led
getting the half-way flags. Ritchey went on to cross the line first, but was running an
illegal engine and was disqualified giving Desch the win. The top five were: Desch, Joe
Dearmitt, Travis Waite, Lou Wayann and
and Carl Snare won the heat races.
The American Outlaws were making their second appearance of the season with
Tommy Crummitt and Kevin Palmer on the front row. Palmer took the lead and with Bill
Brown Jr. moving into second early on. As the race continued the Brown took the lead
from Palmer on the sixth lap and went on to win uncontested. The top five were: Brown,
Palmer, Brooks Coleman, Crummitt and Hunter Nester. Heat wins went to Brian Diehl
and Brooks Coleman won the heats.
Steve Haines Jr. and Chris Semple brought the four cylinders to the start with
Dave Leidy coming from fourth and leading the race the rest of the way. As he led first it
was Semple in second and the Haines, but he spun to slow the race on lap five. This gave
Ed Williamson the runner up spot and he dropped out on lap nine giving second Matt
Williamson and he maintained that position the rest of the way. The top five were: Leidy,
Matt Williamson, Haines, Phil Boden and Ron Beam. The heats were won by Dave Leidy
and Ed Williamson.
PIT NOTES: 74 teams filled the pits including 17 limited late models, 14 street stock, 17
hobby stocks, 15 American Outlaws and 11 four cylinders…coming up this Saturday is
part of the extended season with a regular show for the limited late models, PA 305
sprints, street stocks and hobby stocks. It will be a point race as a make up for an earlier
rain-out event…The season has been extended through the end of September for more
details check out the website at www.hesstonspeedway.com.
Limited Late Models: Derek Byler; 2. Tim Smith Jr.; 3. Rance Garlock; 4. Jack Pencil;
5. Brad Kling; 6. Lincoln Richey; 7. Matt Parks; 8. Matt Cosner; 9. Rick Singleton; 10.
Street Stocks: 1. Khi Swanger; 2. Bill Henney; 3. Cris Edwards; 4. Chad Parks; 5. Dave
Brown; 6. Wayne Irvine; 7. Jesse Snyder; 8. Josh Berrier; 9. Eric Irvin; 10. Dale
Hobby Stocks: 1. Daren Desch; 2. Joe Dearmitt; 3. Travis Waite; 4. Lou Wayann; 5.
All American Outlaws: 1. Bill Brown Jr,.; 2. Kevin Palmer; 3. Brooks Coleman; 4.
Tommy Crummitt; 5. Hunter Nester; 6. Dylan Keim; 7. Jessie Morrison; 8. Allen Daniels;
9. Denny Goss; 10. Charlie French
Four Cylinders: 1. Dave Leidy; 2. Matt Williamson; 3. Steve Hanes Jr.; 4. Phil Boden;
5. Ron Beam; 6. Ed Williamson; 7. Tim Williamson; 8. Steve Hanse Sr.; 9. Chris Semple
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