Sprints on Dirt Fife Lake results 2007-07-27

MANN HANDLES ASCS SPRINTS ON DIRT AT CHERRY T.J. Buffenbarger, FIFE LAKE, Mich. (July 27, 2007) -- Brett Mann won his first Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by Victor Reinz feature of the 2007 season Friday night at Cherry Speedway....

MANN HANDLES ASCS SPRINTS ON DIRT AT CHERRY

T.J. Buffenbarger, FIFE LAKE, Mich. (July 27, 2007) -- Brett Mann won his first Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by Victor Reinz feature of the 2007 season Friday night at Cherry Speedway. Mann also delivered the first career victory for third year car owners Bill Rowlee and Herb Frolick. The victory also broke a tie in the point standings with Tim Norman, putting Mann six points ahead of Norman.

"This is great for Bill and Herb," said Mann. "They have worked hard for three years and I was glad to get them in victory lane." Mann also commented how he was starting to get worried due to a promise he made about retiring if he ever had a winning season.

Mann and Mark Stemen started on the front row for the 25 lap feature. Mann and Stemen raced side by side for the first lap before Mann nosed ahead and turns three and four. Stemen eventually slid high and allowed Norman and Ryan Grubaugh through.

Late in the event Grubaugh moved around Norman with a power move to the outside and set sail after Mann. Mann was masterful on restarted and held on for the victory. Grubaugh, Norman, Rutan, and Stemen rounded out the top five.

Nathan Bevard and Mann won the preliminary heat races.

Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt Results:

Heat Races:

Total Seal Heat Race #1 (8 Laps): 1. 6 -- Nathan Bevard, 2. 19 -- Joe Bares, 3. 66 -- Mark Stemen, 4. 3g -- Tim Norman, 5. 55 -- Kirk Cheney, 6. 07 -- Jake Stebner, 7. 2T -- Ralph Brakenberry, 8. 81 -- John Gall, 9. 21 -- Andy Teunessen.

Lane Automotive/Comp Cams Heat Race #2 (8 Laps): 1. 79 -- Brett Mann, 2. 00 -- Ryan Grubaugh, 3. 33k -- Kyle Patrick, 4. 33 -- Bill Johnson, 5. 23 -- Ben Rutan, 6. 27R -- Ryan Ruhl, 7. 26 -- Gary Fast, 8. 22 -- Aaron Shaffer.

Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by Victor Reinz "A" Main Event:

"A" Feature (25 Laps): 1. 79 -- Brett Mann, 2. 00 -- Ryan Gubaugh, 3. 3g -- Tim Norman, 4. 23 -- Ben Rtuan, 5. 66 -- Mark Stemen, 6. 33k -- Kyle Patrick, 7. 33 -- Bill Johnson, 8. 26 -- Gary Fast, 9. 81 -- John Gall, 10. 07 -- Jake Stebner, 11. 27R -- Ryan Ruhl, 12. 22 -- Aaron Shaffer, 13. 19 -- Joe Bares, 14. 6 -- Nathan Bevard, 15. 55 -- Kirk Cheney, 16. 31 -- Andy Teunessen, 17. 2t -- Ralph Brakenberry.

Lap Leaders: Mann 1-25

Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by Victor Reinz Point Standings (Top Ten): 1. Brett Mann 1,550, 2. Tim Norman 1,544, 3. Ben Rutan 1,498, 4. Gary Fast 1,464, 5. Bill Johnson 1,444, 6. Ryan Ruhl 1,374, 7. Joe Bares 1,250, 8. Jake Stebner 1,221, 9. Ryan Grubaugh 1,201, 10. Dustin Daggett 1,196.

-credit: ascs

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