East Bay results 98-07-18

GIBSONTON, FL - The crowd stayed on their feet for all 25 laps as sophomore driver Johnny Gilbertson drove away to win his third career sprint car feature Saturday night at East Bay Raceway. The main reason for the excitement was a five car...

GIBSONTON, FL - The crowd stayed on their feet for all 25 laps as sophomore driver Johnny Gilbertson drove away to win his third career sprint car feature Saturday night at East Bay Raceway. The main reason for the excitement was a five car race for second. Joe Melnick drove his best race of the year to nose out Kenny Adams for the runner-up spot ahead of Gene Lasker and Brady Alvis. Adams and Alvis were heat race winners.

In a repeat performance, Keith Nosbisch outran younger brother Jack, Jr. to win his sixth late model feature of the season. Third went to Bobby Alexander ahead of Donnie Tanner and David Schmauss. Heat wins went to Keith and Jack Nosbisch, Jr.

In the wild street stock main Paul Davis survived numerous crashes and close calls to win his fourth feature of the year. Don Gansner nipped Charlie Paris for second, followed by Donnie Paris and Terry Fritcher. Davis and Gansner won the heats.

Roger Crouse took home a $500 bonus by winning the limited late model Kensington Manor Dash for Cash beating Johnny Parker, Danny Bowman and Tom Evonsky.

The most competitive feature of the night saw Forrest Gough win the limited late model main, battling all the way to the wire to edge out Bowman, Crouse, Schmauss and Phillip Cobb.

   Mike Smith took his fourth mini-stock feature from Gough, Scotty
Williams, Dorsey Strickland and Jim Bathen.  -30-

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Series Sprint , Stock car
Drivers Kenny Adams , Mike Smit
Teams Williams