Rocky Mountain Region Olathe results 2008-05-24

Bob Schaeffer Best in ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Opener OLATHE, Colo. (May 24, 2008) -- The American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region opened the 2008 season with a new face in victory lane, as Bob Schaeffer snared his first ...

Bob Schaeffer Best in ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Opener

OLATHE, Colo. (May 24, 2008) -- The American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region opened the 2008 season with a new face in victory lane, as Bob Schaeffer snared his first career series win in Saturday night's 25-lap feature at Thunder Mountain Speedway.

The 54-year-old Schaeffer battled past early leader Patrick Bourke on the ninth round and led the rest of the way to secure the victory in the Wintergreen Construction No. 93 entry.

After losing his brakes in the early going, past series champion Bourke held the runner-up slot the rest of the way, with rookie contender Derrik Ortega claiming third.

Jerry Brey was fourth, with Chad Corken rounding out the top five. Colt Treharn was sixth, with Greg Schaefer Jace Pennetta, Jake Ossenfort and Tim Spatzier completing the top ten.

Dustin Hall, Bob Schaeffer and Todd Plemons topped heat race action.

ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Results from Thunder Mountain Speedway:

Heat Winners: Dustin Hall, Bob Schaeffer, Todd Plemons.

"A" Feature (25 Laps): 1. 93-Bob Schaeffer, 2. 27-Patrick Bourke, 3. 35-Derrik Ortega, 4. 22-Jerry Brey, 5. 11-Chad Corken, 6. 77x-Colt Treharn, 7. 12x-Greg Schaefer, 8. 7J-Jace Pennetta, 9. 99-Jake Ossenfort, 10. 77k-Tim Spatzier, 11. 0J-Jeremy McCune, 12. 10-Danielle Ossenfort, 13. 77-Mark Sweet, 14. 4p-Todd Plemons, 15. 74u-Dustin Hall, 16. 59-Brian Hartman, 17. 36-Michelle Dodge, 18. 05-Justin Wolfendock, 19. 31-Josh Flood, 20. 71-Keith Rauch. DNS: 14-Jeff Heffner.

ASCS Rocky Moutain Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Bob Schaeffer 150, 2. Patrick Bourke 146, 3. Derrik Ortega 144, 4. Jerry Brey 142, 5. Chad Corken 140, 6. Colt Treharn 138, 7. Greg Schaefer 136, 8. Jace Pennetta 134, 9. Jake Ossenfort 132, 10. Tim Spatzier 130.

-credit: ascs

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