All Star Sprint Race Results - Grandview Speedway Tue. 8/29/00 BECHTELSVILLE, PA - It isn't nice to fool Mother Nature, but the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series did exactly that to complete their racing program at Grandview Speedway Tuesday night.
All Star Sprint Race Results - Grandview Speedway Tue. 8/29/00 BECHTELSVILLE, PA - It isn't nice to fool Mother Nature, but the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series did exactly that to complete their racing program at Grandview Speedway Tuesday night. With a forecast of rain and passing showers throughout the night, the show did manage to go on. Cris Eash of Hanover, PA won the 40 lap All Star Circuit of Champions feature and collected $6,000 for his victory. On the other hand, Lance Dewease of Mt. Alto, PA used a strong third place finish to earn the King of the Hill Series Title, as the big money winner of the year Finally, it was Chad Layton who rallied home to win both twenty lap KARS 358 sprint features in one night. All this was part of the Philadelphia Daily News/NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series.
This special night of racing also included Manufacturer's Night. The Thunder on the Hill Series distributed over $8,000 in cash and special contingency awards posted by manufacturers in auto racing. The total purse for the King of the Hill Championship for the 410 sprints offered $33,045 in cash.
In the King of the Hill Sprint 40 Championship feature, Keith Kauffman was the early race leader followed by Kenny Jacobs, Don Kreitz and Lance Dewease. The first caution of the event was displayed on lap seventeen for Billy Pauch who spun in run four. On the restart, Kauffman was in good company, being chased by Jacobs and Eash. With each lap, Eash appeared to be closing in on the leader. On lap twenty-seven, Eash made a move to take over the second spot. Using the inside groove, he chased down Kauffman to take the lead on lap thirty-one.
For the closing nine laps, Eash remained in command in the E&G Classics Chevrolet-powered sprinter as Kauffman now had to deal with Lance Dewease who was making a run for second. With the checker flag waiving, Eash took the victory, his second career Thunder win as Kauffman followed in second with Dewease third, Jacobs fourth and Don Kreitz fifth. It was a TW Metals Special Bonus Night, with $100 bonuses, determined by a pill draw of feature finishing positions, going to Eash, Rahmer, Billy Pauch, Rodney Duncan and Donnie Kreitz, Jr. Jason Hagenbuch won the first non-qualifier $100 TW Bonus.
All Star heat race events were won by Billy Pauch, Bill Brian Jr., Fred Rahmer and Shawn Keen as Jacobs won the Georgia Marketing & Promotions B Main. Lance Dewease won the Commercial Truck & Trailer Dash. The GALCO Business Communications Time Trials opened the show with Jeff Shepard turning the quickest lap with a time of 11.932 seconds for the one-third mile. GALCO posted $500 for the fast time bonus. Shepard holds the Grandview one lap track record of 11.824 set on May 5, 1999. <pre> Fast Time: Jeff Shepard 11.932. (28 cars) Heat: Billy Pauch, Todd Gracey, Jeff Shepard, Jason Statler, Jerrod Hull, Kenny Jacobs, Bob Beidleman. Heat: Bill Brian, Jr., Cris Eash, Keith Kauffman, Rodney Duncan, Dave Cordier, James Chesson, Pat Cooper. Heat: Fred Rahmer, Mark Smith, Len Thompson, Don Kreitz, Jr., Sean Michael, Todd Rittenhouse, Barry Ruble. Heat: Shawn Keen, Jesse Wentz, Chad Kemenah, Lance Dewease, Mike Lutz, Daryl Stimeling, Jason Hagenbuch. Commercial Truck & Trailer Dash: Dewease, Kreitz, Gracey, Hull, Kemenah, Duncan. Georgia Marketing & Promotions B Main: Kenny Jacobs. A Main: 1. Cris Eash, 2. Keith Kauffman, 3. Lance Dewease, 4. Kenny Jacobs, 5. Don Kreitz Jr., 6. Fred Rahmer, 7. Jerrod Hull, 8. Mike Lutz, 9. Sean Michael, 10. Jason Statler, 11. Billy Pauch, 12. Jeff Shepard, 13. Jesse Wentz, 14. Lenny Thompson, 15. Chad Kenenah, 16. Rodney Duncan, 17. Todd Gracey, 18. Shawn Keen, 19. Bill Brian Jr., 20. Mark Smith, 21. Daryl Stimeling, 22. Bob Beidleman, 23. Dave Cordier, 24. Todd Rittenhouse. DNQ--Jason Hagenbuch, Barry Ruble, Pat Cooper, James Chesson.
----------- Butler Cancelled - QUINCY, MI - The promoter of Bulter Motor Speedway has cancelled his All Star sprint show scheduled for Sept. 8.