New Egypt Speedway results 2000-06-24

New Egypt, NJ (June 24) -- Frenchtown, NJ's Billy Pauch had the potent one-two punch on Reclamation Night at New Egypt Speedway, sweeping both halves of a Twin 20 Modified program on Saturday. Pauch also picked up the $500 "Reclamation Top Dog"...

New Egypt, NJ (June 24) -- Frenchtown, NJ's Billy Pauch had the potent one-two punch on Reclamation Night at New Egypt Speedway, sweeping both halves of a Twin 20 Modified program on Saturday. Pauch also picked up the $500 "Reclamation Top Dog" bonus for best overall showing in the two events, bringing his night's winnings to a whopping $3,325.

"It's always nice to win in front of your sponsor," Pauch told the crowd in victory lane, after scoring his fifth and sixth wins of the season, and tying Kenny Brightbill's 20 career victories at the track. The race sponsor, Reclamation Inc. of Kingston, NY, also sponsors Pauch's #1 Modified.

The first 20 saw Pauch and Brightbill threading traffic in a race to the front, before Brightbill was involved in a wreck that sent him to the rear. With Brightbill struggling back, Pauch throttled out front and cruised in for the checker. Mark Bitner put in a fine performance for second, with Bob Drayton third, Keith Hoffman fourth and Gary Butler fifth. In the Modified nightcap, Pauch flew from 10th to stalk a quick-running Rick Grosso Jr., until Grosso's engine expired on lap 15. Pauch took advantage of Grosso's misfortune to score #2 on the night, followed by Brightbill, Hoffman, Drayton and Bitner.

Ringoes, NJ's Ryan Godown pulled off a gutsy slingshot move on the final turn of the Sportsman feature event to post his second straight win. "I didn't think I had anything for him (Larry Archer)," an elated Godown stated. Archer settled for second, with Ron John Koczon, Mickey Kessler and Keith Foster rounding out the top five.

Waterford, NJ's Bill Gerber posted his second Street Stock checker of the season after a spirited duel with four-time winner Billy Bauer. Bauer tried every trick in the book to take the lead but Gerber was up to the challenge. Gerber led Bauer, Ralph Gargiulo, Al Cheney III and Ken Guyer to the flag.

Winners of the OfficeMates 5 of Englewood Cliffs Lightning Lap Awards for fastest lap in a feature event were Pauch and Grosso (Mods), Godown (Sportsman) and Bauer (Street Stock). Reclamation Inc. provided plenty of giveaways for the fans, as well. This Saturday, July 1, Advantage Financial presents Christmas in July at New Egypt, with Santa Claus bringing big fan giveaways in conjunction with the U.S. Marines' Toys for Tots drive. Bring a toy and get a chance to win one of many valuable prizes, courtesy of Advantage Financial. An added Christmas present: double features for the Modifieds, with Sportsman and Street Stocks completing the card. First green is 6:30 pm. Gates open at 4. Adult admission is $12, children 7-12 are $4, and kids 6 and under are free. For more info, call the speedway at (609) 758-1900.

{TB} 6/24/00 MODIFIED RESULTS 1st Heat: 1.Brightbill 2.Bitner 3.Carberry 4.Dubovick 5.Rue 6.Bohn 2nd Heat: 1.Pauch 2.Hoffman 3.Tanner Sr. 4.T.Hager 5.Osmun 6.Hendershot 3rd Heat: 1.Drayton 2.McCaughey 3.Butler 4.Keimig 5.Grosso

'B' Main: None

1st Feature (20 laps): 1.Billy Pauch 2.Mark Bitner 3.Bob Drayton 4.Keith Hoffman 5.Gary Butler 6.Kenny Brightbill 7.Korey Keimig 8.Rick Grosso Jr. 9.Eddie Bohn 10.Bob Worthington 11.Mike Hendershot 12.Art Adams 13.Ralph Rue 14.Tim Tanner Jr. 15.Art Taylor Jr. 16.Doug Ostwald 17.Tom Carberry 18.Tim Tanner Sr.19.Kenny Wismer III 20.Billy Dubovick 21.Darren McCaughey 22.Willie Osmun 23.Tom Hager 24.Rocco Infante

2nd Feature (20 laps): 1.Billy Pauch 2.Kenny Brightbill 3.Keith Hoffman 4.Bob Drayton 5.Mark Bitner 6.Eddie Bohn 7.Korey Keimig 8.Bob Worthington 9.Tom Hager 10.Willie Osmun 11.Gary Butler 12.Tim Tanner Sr. 13.Ralph Rue 14.Art Adams 15.Rick Grosso Jr. 16.Doug Ostwald 17.Tim Tanner Jr. 18.Kenny Wismer III 19.Art Taylor Jr. 20.Mike Hendershot 21.Tom Carberry. DNS: Bill Dubovick, Rocco Infante, Darren McCaughey. DNQ: Chris Grbac, Mike Lyons.

SPORTSMAN RESULTS

1st Heat: 1.Lippincott 2.Swain 3.Scagliotta 4.Foster 5.Pfister 6.Kline

2nd Heat: 1.Tomasko 2.Sarvis 3.Harris 4.Papiez 5.Ely 6.R.Godown

3rd Heat: 1.Stravinsky 2.Reed 3.Flesch 4.Toth 5.Kessler 6.Archer

1st 'B' Main: 1.Taylor Jr. 2.Wasson 3.Eppolite 4.Mears 5.Liedl

2nd 'B' Main: 1.Koczon 2.J.Infante 3.Morrison 4.Tinnes 5.Buffalino

Feature (20 Laps):

1.Ryan Godown 2.Larry Archer 3.Ron John Koczon 4.Mickey Kessler 5.Keith Foster 6.Chris Wasson 7.Brien Ely 8.Rich Scagliotta 9.Jack Swain 10.Tom Eppolite 11.Larry Reed 12.Larry Lippincott 13.Lee Taylor Jr. 14.Joe Infante 15.J.C. Mears 16.Donnie Kline 17.Doug Liedl 18.Gene Stravinsky 19.Dominick Buffalino 20.Jimmy Harris 21.Kyle Morrison 22.Matt Papiez 23.Tom Tomasko 24.Rob Pfister 25.Joey Tinnes Jr. 26.Chuck Flesch 27.Joe Sarvis 28.Mike Toth DNQ: Scott Hyland, Bryan Lamparter, Keith Fleming, Jeff Geigis, Mike Reutter Jr., Jack Caffrey, Eddie Smyth, Joe Garey, John Piazzola, Dave Hoffman, Dan Austin, Jeff Carpenter.

STREET STOCK

1st Heat: 1.Quinlan 2.Garguilo 3.Roth 4.Whitehouse 5.Freiberger 6.Berardi

2nd Heat: 1.B.Gerber 2.Bauer 3.Page 4.Reed 5.Guyer 6.Wagner

3rd Heat: 1.Conaway 2.Cheney 3.Bethman 4.Mongeau 5.Leote 6.Mongiello

'B' Main: 1.Hewitt 2.Fleming 3.J.Gerber 4.Haines 5.Avery 6.Bifulco

Feature (15 laps):1.Bill Gerber 2.Bill Bauer 3.Ralph Garguilo 4.Al Cheney III 5.Kenny Guyer 6.Dale Haines 7.Kenny Roth 8.Rich Page 9.George Quinlan 10.Bryan Reed 11.Brian Wagner 12.Bruce Leote 13.Pat Conaway 14.Kevin Bifulco 15.Art Avery 16.Evan Berardi 17.Jeff Bethman 18.Kory Fleming 19.Jim Hewitt 20.Pat Freiberger 21.Jim Gerber 22.Joe Mongeau 23.Steve Mongiello 24.Carol Whitehouse DNQ: Tim Walker, Rich Roveda.

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