|Date: 7/1/2008 4:18:36 PM|
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 (7:30 p.m.) Cindy Rowe Auto Glass PA Sprint Speedweek - 410 Sprints (Octoberfest Qualifier) + EMMR Exhibition Show
Saturday, July 5th, (7:00 p.m.) 1st Annual Red Nininger Memorial Shootout II 40-Lap Late Model (pp from
Saturday, July 12th, (7:00 p.m.) Ernie’s 25 Special for Late Models, $2,500 to win, Late Model Sportsman & Pure stocks
“I was better than him there in the beginning when I got by him,”
The victory was also sweet for
“This is my own car. I’ve won in everything I’ve been in. I was just hoping I’d get one in my own car,” he said.
Rain fell just north of the speedway during the program and within 15 minutes of completion of the fireworks display, another rain shower arrived at the track.
In other racing,
Spence started third and stuck his car along the inside to snatch the lead away from pole setter Steve Gibney and immediately begin to stretch out his lead over the field.
Following the restart,
Spence was on
“I wasn’t even going to come back tonight,”
Ninth starter, Jim Yoder ended fourth and Hills completed the top five. Alan Sagi came from the 15th spot to finish sixth while David Williams, Ronnie DeHaven Jr., from 17th, Les Hare, from 19th and Jamie Lathroum, from 22nd rounded out the top ten. Lathroum picked up the Ernie’s Auto Enterprises hard charger award.
Wampler, Plessinger, Deese Jr. and Anderson were the heat winners for the 35 entries with D.J. Myers topping the B main.
The pure stocks took off with three and four wide racing during the first several laps with Brian Swigert leading the first two until Wayne Hawbaker got past. Warrenfeltz advanced from ninth and took over second on lap four. He challenged Hawbaker until getting past on the eighth round while Darrin Younker was using the top line to come from 11th. He moved into second on lap 11 but his rhythm ended on lap 13 with a yellow flag.
On the restart, Warrenfeltz opened a several car cushion which Younker cut into on the final lap but ended a half length short. Previous week’s winner and point leader, Dale Hollidge ended third with Hans Stamberg and Steve Lowery completing the front five.
Heats went to Stamberg, Bobby Taylor and Swigert while Dave Stouffer Jr. was the B main winner.
The speedway returns to action with a special Wednesday program, the fourth night of the Cindy Rowe Auto Glass Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek 2008 events along with a special exhibition show featuring the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing vintage racers.
Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstands open at 5 p.m and warm ups begin at 7:00 p.m. Check the speedway website for any changes in weather at: www.hagerstownspeedway.com or contact the speedway office at 301-582-0640.
43rd Annual Johnny Roberts Memorial: Cindy Rowe Auto Glass Late Models, 50 laps, 35 entries, (Lap Leaders – J.T. Spence 1-12, Andy Anderson 13-50) 1.Andy Anderson; 2.J.T. Spence; 3.Roy Deese Jr.; 4.Jim Yoder; 5.Darryl Hills; 6.Alan Sagi;
7.David Williams; 8.Ronnie DeHaven Jr.; 9.Les Hare; 10.Jamie Lathroum (Ernie’s Auto Enterprises Hard Charger); 11.Frankie Plessinger; 12.Kirk Ryan; 13.D.J. Myers; 14.Scott LeBarron; 15.Paul Crowl; 16.Scott Cross; 17.Billy Wampler; 18.
Ernie’s Auto Enterprises Pure Stocks, 15 laps, 30 entries (Lap Leaders – Brian Swigert 1-2; Wayne Hawbaker 3-7; Mike Warrenfeltz; 8-15: 1.Mike Warrenfeltz; 2.Darrin Younker (J & M Sportsworld Hard Charger); 3.Dale Hollidge; 4.Hans Stamberg; 5.Steve Lowery; 6.Kevin Keefer; 7.Bobby Taylor; 8.Lin Sutphin; 9.Dave Mikolajski; 10.Brian Swigert; 11.Kenny Dillon; 12.Drew Fitzsimmons; 13.Danny Beavers; 14.Frank Dibella; 15.Bill Reitober; 16.Mike Sanders; 17.Charles Rupert; 18.Wayne Hawbaker; 19.Randy Kline; 20.Justin Snodderly; 21.Kevin Dayhoff; 22.Dave Stouffer; 23.Tony Catlett; 24.Kevin Boyer; DNQ- Danny Main; Bill Ecton; Dale Knight Jr.; Kevin Koontz; DNS Billy Ecton Jr.; Jim Snyder
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