ALLSTAR: East Bay All Star Thursday Results 99-02-11

All Star Sprint Race Results - East Bay Raceway, Tampa, FL - Thu. 2/11/99 - By Scott Hall GIBSONTON, FL - Billy Pauch powered around Frankie Kerr on lap 14 to win the All Star sprint 25-lap feature Thursday night at East Bay Raceway in round...

All Star Sprint Race Results - East Bay Raceway, Tampa, FL - Thu. 2/11/99 - By Scott Hall

GIBSONTON, FL - Billy Pauch powered around Frankie Kerr on lap 14 to win the All Star sprint 25-lap feature Thursday night at East Bay Raceway in round two of the 23rd annual East Bay Nationals. Pauch started third in the John Zemaitis silver anniversary Maxim with Chevrolet power under the hood and rode Hoosier tires to victory lane for his second Florida win of the season.

"I have to give this one to my crew. We struggled, changed every shock and bar and tried every combination. Whatever there was to change we changed and we got pretty darn close to perfect tonight," Pauch recalled.

With Mike Frost starting on the ButlerBuilt Motorsports Equipment Hot Seat pole position, Frankie Kerr was outside the front row, followed by Pauch and Lance Dewease. Kerr jumped into the lead, with IRA regular Frost hanging close and making an unsuccessful inside dive for the lead on lap four. Meanwhile, Dewease was third with Pauch fourth and Jeff Shepard fifth. In traffic on lap seven, Shepard passed Pauch, then Dewease to take third and move in on Frost.

The turning point of the race came on lap ten when Shepard dove under Frost in turn three and ran out or real estate, spinning as Frost held his ground. This brought out the only caution of the race.

The restart order was Kerr, Frost, Pauch, Dewease and Lasoski, who started sixth. Pauch rode high on the frontstretch to take second from Frost a lap later, and began applying heavy pressure on Kerr. On lap 13, Pauch made a high move for the lead, but Kerr fought him off. The next lap Pauch powered high around Kerr coming off turn four to take command to lead lap 15.

Pauch described his pass for the lead, "Frank was running just a little bit in the middle of the track and there was just enough to get around him. I just wanted to get alongside him so he could see me coming off. I darn near got pinched coming off of two. We got pretty close coming off four. I was just hoping he wouldn't stay with me."

Once on top, Pauch continued to pull away, just out of striking distance of Kerr. Meanwhile, the race heated up for second, third and fourth, with Gary Wright, who started 13th, moving to third with five circuits remaining. Lasoski was right on Wright's back bumper, and slid under Wright for third on lap 23, So at the finish it was Pauch by a half a straightaway, followed by Kerr, Lasoski, Wright and eighth starter Terry McCarl.

"We were pretty good, we just weren't good enough," runner-up Kerr related, We were loose in one and two and pretty good everywhere else. He (Pauch) was just a little bit better than us."

Dewease was sixth, while Greg Hodnett finished seventh, earning the "Team Simpson Racing Lucky Seven" award. Kelly Kinser, Bob Felmlee and Jac Haudenschild were next.

The United Expressline heat fell to Joe Gaerte, the Southwest Expressline heat to Jeff Shepard, the Southwest Glass heat was won by Gary Wright, the United Specialties heat went to Kevin Gobrecht and the fifth heat to Jac Haudenschild. Frankie Kerr won the $1,000Jean Lynch Appreciation Dash for the second time this week. Mike Frost chilled the competition by winning the United Expressline B Main. Brian Schnee won the Georgia Marketing & Promotions C Main and Danny Lasoski, with a new track record of 12.656 seconds, was the Red Devil Brakes fast qualifier.

Time Trials: 1. Danny Lasoski, Black 1, 12.656 NTR; 2. Jeff Shepard, Double L 4J, 12.829; 3. Lance Dewease, Dyer 461, 12.862; 4. Billy Pauch, Zemco 1, 12.882; 5. Frankie Kerr, Shoff 23s, 12.883; 6. Mike Frost, Frost 88, 12.890; 7. Kelly Kinser, Kinser 4K, 12.897; 8. Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 12.900; 9. Bob Felmlee, Felmlee 6, 12.912; 10. Greg Hodnett, Stewart 12, 12.926; 11. Joey Saldana, Mox 17, 12.937; 12. Scott Whitworth, Whitworth 96, 12.982; Gary Wright, Wright 9, 12.990; 14. Kevin Gobrecht, Zemco 11, 12.999; 15. Jac Haudenschild, Elden 22, 13.001; 16. Joe Gaerte, Holbrook 8H, 13.062; 17. Kevin Huntley, Daugherty 7, 13.084; 18. Danny Smith, Ashworth 92, 13.084; 19. Mike Wagner, Wagner 55, 13.097; 20. Rodney Duncan, Harrison 22, 13.106; 21. Ed Lynch, Jr., Lynch 2L, 13.147; 22. Jim Moughan, M&L 1M, 13.192; 23. Fred Rahmer, Hamilton 77, 13.249; 24. Johnny Mackison Jr., Swope 65, 13.253; 25. Eric Hysong, Andrews 72, 13.255; 26. Dean Jacobs, Holbrook 8, 13.272; 27. Joe Roe, Miller 25, 13.368; 28. Johnny Gilbertson, Mulligan 3, 13.380; 29. Kenny Jacobs, Holbrook 8J, 13.383; 30. Tim Shaffer, J&M 55, 13.411; 31. Todd Shaffer, Beam 88, 13.415; 32. Paul McMahan, Johnson U2, 13.421; 33. Leonard Lee, Lee 16c, 13.442; 34. Jerrod Hull, Webb 51, 13.467; 35. Raymond Hensley, Hensley 70, 13.489; 36. Ronald Laney, Laney 52, 13.494; 37. Greg Wilson, Hampshire 63, 13.500; 38. Brian Schnee, Schnee 20, 13.505; 39. Scott Bonnell, Bonnell 3, 13.513; 40. Dave Hanna, Miller 52, 13.554; 41. Kenny Adams, Harz 88, 13.569; 42. Kurt Winker, Winker 10W, 13.640; 43. Terry Pletch, Pletch 29, 13.720; 44. Boston Reid, Reid 9, 13.787; 45. Raymond Shank, Shank 7x, 13.812; 46. Robbie Standridge, Smith 2S, 14.004; 47. John Bankston, Bankston 8, 14.140; 48. Joe Hauck, Filla 34, 14.246; 49. Brian Carlson, SC Motorsports 18, 14.473; 50. Ike Worthington, Westside 88, 14.765; 51. Randy Carr, Carr 16c, 14.841; 52. Brent Mason, Mason 31, 14.870; 53. Johnny Johnson, Johnson 72J, 16.184; 54. Kenny Jacobs, Gleason 21G, NT; 55. Ken Ratchford, Ratchford 5K, NT.

United Expressline Heat (10 laps): 1. Gaerte 2. Saldana 3. Lasoski 4. Todd Shaffer 5. D. Jacobs 6. Frost 7. Laney 8. Adams 9. Lynch 10. Standridge 11. Carr.

Southwest Expressline Heat (10 laps): 1. Shepard 2. Huntley 3. Whitworth 4. Kinser 5. McMahan 6. Standridge 7. Moughan 8. Wilson 9. Bankston 10. Winker 11. Mason.

Southwest Glass Heat (10 laps): 1. Wright 2. Smith 3. Dewease 4. McCarl 5. Rahmer 6. Schnee 7. Gilbertson 8. Lee 9. Pletch 10. Hauck 11. Johnson.

United Specialties Heat (10 laps): 1. Gobrecht 2. Wagner 3. Pauch 4. Felmlee 5. K. Jacobs 6. Mackison 7. Hull 8. Bonnell 9. Reid 10. Carlson.

United Expressline Heat (10 laps): 1. Haudenschild 2. Duncan 3. Hodnett 4. Kerr 5. Tim Shaffer 6. Shank 7. Hysong 8. Hensley 9. Hanna 10. Worthington

Jean Lynch Dash (5 laps): 1. Kerr 2. Shepard 3. Frost 4. Pauch 5. Lasoski 6. Dewease.

Georgia Marketing & Promotions C Main (12 laps): 1.Schnee 2. Hanna 3. Shank 4. Adams 5. Pletch 6. Winker 7. Reid 8. Standridge 9. Hauck 10. Bonnell 11. Worthington 12. Carr 13. Bankston 14. Johnson 15. Carlson 16. Mason.

United Expressline B Main (15 laps): 1. Frost 2. Rahmer 3. Tim Shaffer 4. Lynch 5. D. Jacobs 6. Moughan 7. McMahan 8. Mackison 9. Lee 10. Laney 11. Gilbertson 12. Hysong 13. Hanna 14. Shank 15. Hensley 16. Wilson 17. Schnee 18. Hull 19. K. Jacobs 20. Adams.

A Main (25 laps): 1. Pauch 2. Kerr 3. Lasoski 4. Wright 5. McCarl 6. Dewease 7. Hodnett 8. Kinser 9. Felmlee 10. Haudenschild 11. Gobrecht 12. Smith 13. Saldana 14. Huntley 15. Shepard 16. Tim Shaffer 17. Rahmer 18. Todd Shaffer 19. Duncan 20. Wagner 21. Whitworth 22. Gaerte 23. Frost 24. Lynch.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Tim Shaffer , Danny Lasoski , Kenny Jacobs , Brian Carlson , Joey Saldana , Billy Pauch , Kenny Adams , Greg Wil , Jac Haudenschild