Fredericktown race notes 2003-07-25

Boyd wins special Hobby Stock feature at the Fredericktown Raceway FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- (July 25, 2003) Chris Boyd of Park Hills drove his ...

Boyd wins special Hobby Stock feature at the Fredericktown Raceway

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- (July 25, 2003) Chris Boyd of Park Hills drove his #25 Hobby Stock to a big feature win Friday night at the Fredericktown Raceway. Boyd started from the poll, but had to fight back charges by Kasey Nations and Randy Forster in order to pick up the victory.

Nations finished in second place with Ricky Horton taking third, Mark Howell fourth and Mickey Mosier fifth. They were followed by Randy Kueker, Leonard Betsch, Gary Weekley, Forster and Mike Nickelson. Horton won the first heat with Weekley second and Kevin Mosier third.

Boyd won the second heat with Rocky Stevens second and Jason Keller third. Forster won the third heat with Nations second and Howell third. Boyd also won the dash with Horton second and Forster third.

In the Sonic Modified class, Joe Giesler of St. Mary held off the charge of Tommy Worley Sr. to win the feature. Jeff LeBaube settled for third place with Eric Edgar fourth and Kevin Gegg fifth. They were followed by Scott Carron, Lou Driemeier, Glen Miller, Kasey Burch and Bob Waterhouse.

Worley won the first heat with Driemeier second and Dean Resinger third. Giesler won the second heat with LeBaube second and Waterhouse third. Worley won the dash with Giesler second and LeBaube third.

In the RAMS Mini Stocks Points Series feature race, 15-year-old Mike Meyer of Sikeston pulled off a big victory by holding off series point leader Rick Ruch of Perryville and Dave "The Wolf" Wofford of Farmington. Meyer started from the pole position and held off numerous charges by Ruch and Wofford to pick up the victory. Wofford was able to nip Ruch at the wire for second place with Ruch taking third, Bill Nickelson of DeSoto fourth and Marty Boyer of Potosi fifth. They were followed by Jason Brewington of Fredericktown, J.J. "Smurf" Johnson of Patton, Wes Kintz of Piedmont, Brian Cox of Ste. Genevieve and Jason "Redbond" Harper of Desloge.

Meyer won the first heat with Brewington second and Boyer third. Ruch won the second heat with Wofford second and Nickelson third. Meyer won the dash with Ruch second and Wofford third.

In the Chuck's Short Stop Pure Street class feature, Theran Pearl of Bismarck made the move of the night to pass Pete Koenig of Farmington just feet from the finish line to earn the victory. Koenig led the first 19 laps of the event before losing the race in the final feet to Pearl. Michael Abney Jr. of Viburnum settled for third place with Gary Weekley fourth and Lenny Terrell fifth. They were followed by Wes McDowell, Bill Kinney, Chris Webb, Chad DeSpain and Brad Thurston.

Pearl won the first heat race with McDowell second and Abney third. Koenig won the second heat with Weekley second and Dustin Winich third. Pearl won the dash with Koenig second and Weekley third.

Racing action at the Fredericktown Raceway will continue with a two-day show on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. On Friday, Aug. 1, the UMP Late Models, RAMS Mini Stocks, Sonic Modifieds and Chuck's Short Stop Pure Streets will compete during Paul Belken Painting Night. All classes will be for double points that night.

Then on Saturday, Aug. 2, the 600cc Multis and the Hobby Stocks will join the RAMS Mini Stocks, the Sonic Modifieds and the Chuck's Short Stop Pure Streets. For more information on the Fredericktown Raceway contact Terry Flanagan at (573) 783-3901.

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Drivers Jason Keller