Sherman is an ASCS Canyon Region Firecracker at Manzanita PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 3, 2007) -- Jeremy Sherman continues to be unstoppable in American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region competition at Manzanita Speedway, as he raced to...
Sherman is an ASCS Canyon Region Firecracker at Manzanita
PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 3, 2007) -- Jeremy Sherman continues to be unstoppable in American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region competition at Manzanita Speedway, as he raced to victory lane in Tuesday night's Firecracker 50 lap feature atop the 1/3-mile clay oval.
The triumph aboard Fred Bryan's Wesmar-powered F&E Development No. 77 Maxim marked Sherman's ninth series triumph of the year in eleven events and kept him undefeated in ASCS Canyon Region action in seven events at Manzanita Speedway.
Chad Boat, an ASCS Canyon Region winner at Casa Grande on May 12, led the opening handful of circuits from the front row outside before Sherman began challenging for the point after earning the fifth starting position in the Pole Dash.
Sherman and Boat battled back and forth for the lead until Boat was forced pitside with mechanical problems, leaving Sherman to charge to the checkered flag.
Josh Pelkey claimed runner-up honors, with 16-year-old Michael Colegrove posting his best seris finish of the year by taking the show position.JBruce St. James charged from 18th to finish fourth, with Chris Bonneau topping St. James' charge by racing from 23rd to round out the top five.
Mike Martin crossed the stripe sixth, with 19th-starter Ronnie Clark, Mike Leslie, Seainn Hendricsen and Andrew Reinbold completing the top ten.
Sherman raced from seventh to win the evening's opening heat race, with Scott Pasmore, Charles Davis, Jr., and Jeff Henry also victorious in heat race action.
Davis earned the pole for the feature, but was sent to the tail when he failed to report to the frontstretch within the mandated 25 minutes after the completion of the "B" Main as fireworks entertained the large crowd.JAndrew Reinbold and Nick Aiuto also earned passes to the tail of the field for not reporting on time.
Bobby Taylor won the "B" Main.
ASCS Canyon Region Firecracker 50 Results from Manzanita Speedway:
Heat One (8 Laps): 1. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 2. 11-Seainn Hendricsen, 3. 8-Bob Ream, Jr., 4. 7x-Jody Wirth, 5. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 6. 74-Derek Williams, 7. 94-Ronnie Clark.
Heat Two (8 Laps): 1. 71-Scott Pasmore, 2. 16-Mike Martin, 3. 61-Justin Fisher, 4. 15-R.J. Johnson, 5. 26az-Bobby Taylor, 6. 97-Brandon Lane, 7. 32-Matt Lundy.
Heat Three (8 Laps): 1. 32az-Charles Davis, Jr., 2. 30-Chad Boat, 3. 14-Bernie Smith, 4. 62-Shon Deskins, 5. 7k-Bruce St. James, 6. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 7. 27n-Nick Aiuto.
Heat Four (8 Laps): 1. 12-Jeff Henry, 2. 2-Michael Colegrove, 3. 52-Josh Pelkey, 4. 76-Mike Leslie, 5. 41-Joshua Williams, 6. 34-Daniel Williams.JDisqualified: 78-Chris Bonneau (failed to report to scales after finishing first).
Pole Dash (6 Laps): 1. 32az-Charles Davis, Jr., 2. 30-Chad Boat, 3. 2-Michael Colegrove, 4. 16-Mike Martin, 5. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 6. 12-Jeff Henry, 7. 71-Scott Pasmore, 8. 11-Seainn Hendricsen.
"B" Feature: 1. 26az-Bobby Taylor, 2. 7k-Bruce St. James, 3. 94-Ronnie Clark, 4. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 5. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 6. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 7. 78-Chris Bonneau, 8. 41-Joshua Williams, 9. 97-Brandon Lane, 10. 32-Matt Lundy, 11. 34-Daniel Williams, 12. 74-Derek Williams.
ASCS Canyon Region Firecracker 50 "A" Feature (50 Laps): 1. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 2. 52-Josh Pelkey, 3. 2-Michael Colegrove, 4. 7k-Bruce St. James, 5. 78-Chris Bonneau, 6. 16-Mike Martin, 7. 94-Ronnie Clark, 8. 76-Mike Leslie, 9. 11-Seainn Hendricsen, 10. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 11. 71-Scott Pasmore, 12. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 13. 61-Justin Fisher, 14. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 15. 8-Bob Ream, Jr., 16. 15-R.J. Johnson, 17. 41-Joshua Williams, 18. 14-Bernie Smith, 19. 62-Shon Deskins, 20. 30-Chad Boat, 21. 12-Jeff Henry, 22. 32az-Charles Davis, Jr., 23. 7x-Jody Wirth, 24. 26az-Bobby Taylor.
ASCS Canyon Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Jeremy Sherman 1,571, 2. Bob Ream, Jr., 1,436, 3. Mike Leslie 1,434, 4. Josh Pelkey 1,426, 5. Bernie Smith 1,420, 6. Charles Davis, Jr. 1,408, 7. Seainn Hendricsen 1,402, 8. Andrew Reinbold 1,400, 9. Mike Martin 1,379, 10. Shon Deskins 1,363.