Flat Rock Speedway 98-08-22

The Pennzoil Winged Sprint Series pulled into Flat Rock Speedway on Saturday night for their only appearance of 1998 on the high banked 1/4 mile oval. Twenty winged sprinters signed into the pits for the evening's 30 lap feature. Jeff Bloom...

The Pennzoil Winged Sprint Series pulled into Flat Rock Speedway on Saturday night for their only appearance of 1998 on the high banked 1/4 mile oval.

Twenty winged sprinters signed into the pits for the evening's 30 lap feature. Jeff Bloom dove low under race leader Phil Thomas with three to go to take home the victory. Danny England was the fast qualifier with 10.661.

Front row starters Rob Randa and Steve Bunge ran wheel to wheel for eight laps before Randa wrestled the lead away from polesitter Steve Bunge on lap 11. Bunge spun one lap later. Bunge restarted at the rear of the field and Randa was never challenged for the point in the final 24 laps. It was Randa's second win of the season. Runner up Sean Monahan posted his best finish of the year.

Ken Knight started fifth in the Street Stock A Main and battled tightly most of the race with Regan Ford. Knight moved around Ford with five laps to go to win his third feature win of 1998. Randy DeMaggio led all 15 laps in the B Main, holding off Earl Roth and his teammate Tim Moore. The C Main saw plenty of action as the top three cars battled down the backstretch three wide, a lapped car made it four wide and the group went en masse into the wall. Dave DeBash was the surprise winner.

Robbie Loving won his second figure 8 feature event of the season. Bob Studt battled early with Loving but suffered a flat tire late in the 20 lap feature, finishing ninth.

PENNZOIL WINGED SPRINTS

Fast Time: Denny England, 10.661

Heats: Scott Hull, Ron Koehler

Feature: Jeff Bloom, Phil Thomas, England, Dave Durnwald, S Hull, David Harrison, Koehler, David Hull, Steve Burch, Craig Fordyce.

SUPER LATE MODELS

Fast Time: Rick Knowles

Dash: Mark Johnson

Heats: Rob Randa, Joy Fair, Kevin McCarthy

Consi: Dave Henneberry

Feature: Randa, Sean Monahan, Knowles, Paul Hahn, Bill Seinhilber, Royce Cornett, Chad Guinn, Tim Hebert, Johnson, Dan Ford Jr.

STREET STOCKS

'A' Dash:        Brian Norton
'B' Dash:        Mo Volckaert
'A' Heats:        Jim Selmi, Dave Hogberg
'B' Heats:        Jerry Eritano, Lonnie York, Pat Logan

A Main: Ken Knight, regan Ford, Rick Knowles, Rich Frantz, Norton, Ron Allen, John Sullivan, John Rowloff, Jim Froling

B Main: Randy DeMaggio, Earl Roth Jr, Tim Moore, Bryan Ausmus, Mark Mayville

C Main: Dave DeBash

FIGURE 8's

Heats: Bob Studt, Robbie Loving

Feature: Loving, Parker Wade, Randy Cronenwett, Scot Bunge, Greg Studt, Jerry Vanderhoof, Dennis Whisman, Eric Hart, Bob Studt, Ken Ahlgren

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Series Sprint , Stock car
Drivers Tim Moore