Patriots Black Rock results 2008-08-08

Barger Declared ASCS Patriots Winner at Black Rock DUNDEE, NY (August 8, 2008) - Chuck Hebing chased down Justin Barger in lapped traffic with 10 laps to go and passed him for an apparent $5,000 pay day, but in the end it would be Barger ending...

Barger Declared ASCS Patriots Winner at Black Rock

DUNDEE, NY (August 8, 2008) - Chuck Hebing chased down Justin Barger in lapped traffic with 10 laps to go and passed him for an apparent $5,000 pay day, but in the end it would be Barger ending up on top.

As a result of a protest, the car driven by Chuck Hebing on the night was unable to pass technical inspection, handing the win to the No. 32.

The decision marred an otherwise thrilling night, where 28 of the best sprint cars in the area collided for the Insinger Race Fuels New York Nationals, presented by SP Wilson, Camping World and T&R Towing.

Barger, of Montrose, NY, won the third National Parts Peddler Heat in convincing fashion and with his win in the feature, ended up winning every competitive event he ran at Black Rock this year after his sweep in April.

The 25-lap feature saw just one caution for Jared Fink sliding over the banking in turn three on lap seven. With clean track ahead of him, Justin Barger, who led from the outside pole, pulled away, only to hit lapped traffic again by lap 11. Just four laps later he was in second.

Hebing, who started in fourth, quickly jumped up to second in the opening turn and began to put pressure on Barger. After making the pass for the lead, Hebing became proficient picking off lapped cars and stretching his distance in the closing laps.

As "Cobra" pulled away, Trevor Lewis, who won the Four Laps of Fame Dash, quickly moved forward in his No. 21 and was on the rear bumper of Barger as the checkered flag fell, little did he know that it might have ended up being a battle for the win.

Kramer Williamson won his first-ever ASCS Patriot points-paying heat race, capturing the second of three qualifiers. Williamson staved off a number of challengers throughout the night to end up in third.

Bryan Howland continued his string of top-five finishes with what will be credited as a fourth place finish. Howland started in eighth and needed a handful of laps to complete each pass. The run will help him to continue expanding on his point lead.

Jessica Zemken, who won her heat race, rounded out the top-five in her own No. 1z. Zemken ran a 13.5 second lap around the track when the track was at its optimum after being worked in following early evening showers.

NASCAR star Tony Stewart brought out his No. 20 out to New York for his second sprint car start of the year and was impressive in his performance; the other team he ran was also with the ASCS Patriots at Sharon. Stewart made the redraw from his heat and was involved in a made scramble with Williamson, Howland and Zemken in the closing laps.

2004 Black Rock Sprint Champion George Suprick finished in seventh, with last year's winner Jared Zimbardi eighth, defending Rookie of the Year Scott Kreutter ninth and Chris Muhleisen rounding out the top-10.

Joe August Jr. had a soft roll in his No. 47 in his heat race, forcing him to utilized Jared Fink's back-up wing in the B-Main. Other than the caution for Fink the feature, the rest of the night was clean and green.

ASCS Patriots Results: 8/8/08, Black Rock Speedway, Dundee, NY.

A-Main (25 Laps)- 1. Justin Barger (32), 2. Trevor Lewis (21), 3. Kramer Williamson (73), 4. Bryan Howland (51), 5. Jessica Zemken (1z), 6. Tony Stewart (20), 7. George Suprick (87), 8. Jared Zimbardi (35), 9. Scott Kreutter (52), 10. Chris Muhleisen (10M), 11. Bubba Broderick (5), 12. Scott Bonnell (3B), 13. Lance Yonge (17J), 14. Bubby Kerrick (4u), 15. T.J. Newton (57), 16. Doug Emery (33), 17. Dave Wickham (80), 18. Tim Kelly (12), 19. Ray Preston (22), 20. Jared Fink (21F), 21. Gordy Button (714), 22. Chuck Hebing (28).

Lap Leaders- Barger 1-15, Hebing 16-25.

B-Main (25 Laps)- 1. Gordy Button (714), 2. Scott Kreutter (52), 3. Bubba Broderick (5), 4. T.J. Newton (57), 5. Dave Wickham (80), 6. Tim Kelly (12), 7. Robbie Shuttleworth (11), 8. Kyle Moffit (7), 9. Gary Troutman (44), 10. Blake Breen (8), 11. Joe August Jr. (47), 12. Bobby Breen (9).

Four Laps of Fame Dash (4 Laps)- 1. Trevor Lewis (21), 2. Chris Muhleisen (10M), 3. Jared Zimbardi (35), 4. George Suprick (87), 5. Scott Bonnell (3B), 6. Bubby Kerrick (4u).

National Parts Peddler Heats (8 Laps Each)-

Race 1: 1. Jessica Zemken (1z), 2. Jared Fink (21F), 3. Tony Stewart (20), 4. George Suprick (87), 5. Jared Zimbardi (35), 6. Scott Kreutter (52), 7. T.J. Newton (57), 8. Robbie Shuttleworth (11), 9. Kyle Moffit (7).

Race 2: 1. Kramer Williamson (73), 2. Chuck Hebing (28), 3. Bryan Howland (51), 4. Scott Bonnell (3B), 5. Trevor Lewis (21), 6. Gordy Button (714), 7. Bubba Broderick (5), 8. Dave Wickham (80), 9. Bobby Breen (9).

Race 3: 1. Justin Barger (32), 2. Lance Yonge (17J), 3. Chris Muhleisen (10M), 4. Bubby Kerrick (4u), 5. Doug Emery (33), 6. Ray Preston (22), 7. Tim Kelly (12), 8. Gary Troutman (44), 9. Blake Breen (8), 10. Joe August Jr. (47).

ASCS Patriot Points (Top Ten): 1. Bryan Howland 1,774, 2. Jared Zimbardi 1,702, 3. Chris Muhleisen 1,622, 4. Bubba Broderick 1,532, 5. Scott Kreutter 1,411, 6. Don Adamczyk 1,246, 7. Bobby Breen 1,243, 8. Kyle Moffit 1,225, 9. Chuck Hebing 1,222, 10. Blake Breen 1,213.

-credit: ascs

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Series Sprint
Drivers Tony Stewart , Justin Barger
Teams Williams