JARED MILEY, MIKE PEGHER JR., DAVE MCMANUS, J.E. STALDER , BRIAN HUCHKO AND JOE GOMBACH III , WIN AT PITTSBURGH'S PA MOTOR SPEEDWAY'S 2010 BLASTOFF ON APRIL 3, 2010

Date: 4/4/2010 7:21:26 PM

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April 3, 2010
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JARED MILEY, MIKE PEGHER  JR., DAVE MCMANUS, J.E. STALDER , BRIAN HUCHKO AND JOE GOMBACH III , WIN AT PITTSBURGH'S PA MOTOR SPEEDWAY'S 2010 BLASTOFF ON APRIL 3, 2010

PITTSBURGH, PA - April 3, 2010 -

South Park PA's Jared Miley started off his 2010 campaign in the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic DIRTcar Super Late Models with a win in the opening night feature.  Miley took advantage of a front row starting spot to lead all 25 laps of the feature. Miley and Steve Baker brought the field down for the start. Miley grabbed the lead with Baker in second and Keith Barbara in third. The first caution appeared on lap 11, when Tommy Beck tagged the first turn wall. On the yellow, Barbara pitted with overheating problems and ended his run. On the restart, Miley jumped out in front again with Baker behind, and now with Mike Johnson in third. A battle for 4th started between Daryl Charlier, Lynn Geisler, and Jim Stephans.  Another yellow appeared on lap 16, for some debris on the low side in one and two, which allowed the field to tighten up. Miley again took off, with Baker in second, Johnson in third, and now with Jim Stephans in fourth. And that's how they finished, Miley picking up his 15th career PPMS win, followed by Baker, Johnson, Stephans, Charlier, Geisler, Jason Rider, Mike Davis, newcomer John Garvin Jr., and Chuck Medved.  Jared Miley and Steve Baker won the heats.

In the Brougher's Machine Shop Fastrak Late Models, 2008 track champ Mike Pegher Jr. Wexford, PA won going away in the 20 lap main event. Pegher Jr. who started 6th took the lead on lap 1 and went on a rampage lapping all but second place runner Daniel Angelicchio in the nonstop event.  At the line it was Pegher Jr., Angelicchio, Josh Holtgraver, Troy Shields, Rick Megleye, Laura Lukon, Rocky Kugel (who came from the tail after problems in his heat), Bryant Hank, Ken Chernik, and Mark Moats Jr. The heats saw Mike Pegher Jr. and Josh Holtgraver pick up the wins. It was Pegher Jr.'s 7th career  PPMS win.

The Sunoco Race Fuels DIRTcar Cadets saw a new winner , Dave McManus from Elizabeth, PA. Dave Slade led the first three laps, when McManus took over until the end. Bob Schwartzmiller was second, followed by Nick Kocuba, Jake Simmons, Slade, Bill Robertson, Pat Weldon, Craig Koteles,  Joe Koteles, and Mitch Wattelet.  The heats had Pat Weldon and Jake Simmons grab the victories.

Martins Ferry OH's J.E. Stalder picked up the first feature of the season and sixth career win in the Miley RV Service UMP Modifieds.  J.E. grabbed the lead on lap 1 and held off Kevin Miller for the win. Carl McKinney was third followed by Chris Basich, Kari Gasser, Daryl Charlier, Clayton Kennedy, Vince Laboon, Tom Martineck and Brad Westover.  Carl McKinney and Daryl Charlier won the heats.

The Miley BP Car Wash DIRTcar Hobby Stocks, had McDonald PA's Brian Huchko pick up the win. Huchko led the first 7 laps before Eric Goldberg led lap 8, then Huchko  moved back out front to stay.  At the finish it was Huchko, Gary Koteles, Edward Wiser, Ricky Steigerwald, Goldberg, Rich Mason and Jason Herniak.  Gary Koteles took the heat.  A wreck near the end of the feature saw Rich Mason flip, and Jason Herniak end up on top of him. Both drivers were OK.

In the Imperial Heights Garage DIRTcar Yong Guns, Joe Gombach III won the opener over Daniel White, Tyler Atkinson, Alec Broniszewski and Hannah Ramsey.

 

SUMMARY - April 3, 2010

Hoosier Tire Mid-America DirtCar Super Late Models

Heats - H1 Jared Miley and 0Steve Baker

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. H1 Jared Miley, 2. 0 Steve Baker, 3. 2J Mike Johnson, 4. 38 Jim Stephans, 5. 27C Daryl Charlier, 6. 1C Lynn Geisler, 7. 76 Jason Rider, 8. 7M Michael Davis, 9. J4 John Garvin Jr, 10. 2M Charles Medved, 11. 71M Mike Basich, 12. 17 Keith Barbara, 13. 91 Tommy Beck, 14. 99 Dave Wade, 15. 21 Tony Musolino

 

Brougher's Machine Shop FASTRAK Late Models

Heats - 1C Mike Pegher Jr. and 00 Josh Holtgraver

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 1C Mike Pegher Jr., 2. 14 Daniel Angelicchio, 3. 00 Josh Holtgraver, 4. 11 Troy Shields, 5. 5 Rick Megleye, 6. 84 Laura Lukon, 7. 7KRT Rocky Kugel, 8. 28 Bryant Hank, 9. C1 Ken Chernik, 10. 15M Mark Moats Jr, 11. 93X Justin Lamb, 12. 5J Darrell Dow, 13. 1/2 PT Damian Bidwell, 14. 8X Mike Krueger, 15. 697 Dave Johnson, 16. 09N Dennis Niederriter DNS - 39K Terry Kerr

 

Miley RV Service UMP Modifieds

Heats - 6M Carl McKinney and 12 Daryl Charlier

Feature (12 Laps) - 1. 17JE J. E. Stalder, 2. 4M Kevin Miller, 3. 6M Carl McKinney, 4. 71C Chris Basich, 5. 0K Kari Gasser, 6. 12 Daryl Charlier, 7. 9 Clayton Kennedy, 8. 17L Vince Laboon, 9. 65 Tom Martineck, 10. 13 Brad Westover, 11. 97 George Nicola, 12. 13 Bill Yohe

 

Sunoco Race Fuels DirtCar Cadets Sportsman

Heats - 45 Pat Weldon and 68X Jake Simmons

Feature (12 Laps) - 1. 17M Dave McManus, 2. 28S Bob Schwartzmiller, 3. 10 Nick Kocuba, 4. 68X Jake Simmons, 5. B4 Dave Slade, 6. 1B Bill Robertson, 7. 45 Pat Weldon, 8. 64K Craig Koteles, 9. 33K Joe Koteles, 10. 20W Mitch Wattelet, 11. 39F Tyler Fox

 

Miley BP Car Wash DirtCar Hobby Stocks Factory Stocks

Heat - 1K Gary Koteles

Feature (10 Laps) - 1. 60H Brian Huchko, 2. 1K Gary Koteles, 3. OU2 Edward Wiser, 4. 00 Ricky Steigerwald, 5. 25 Eric Goldberg, 6. 23 Rich Mason, 7. 97 Jason Herniak

 

Imperial Heights Garage DirtCar Young Guns Sport Compacts

Feature (6 Laps) - 1. 5 Joe Gombach III, 2. 55 Daniel Lloyd White, 3. 5 Tyler Atkinson, 4. 08JR Alec Broniszewski, 5. 14HER Hannah Ramsey



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