AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gene Crane firstname.lastname@example.org (10-11-97) Auburndale Victory to Dale Poff Auburndale, FL=97 Dale Poff motored wire to wire to claim the win in the 25 lap Late Model Sportsman ...
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(10-11-97) Auburndale Victory to Dale Poff Auburndale, FL=97 Dale Poff motored wire to wire to claim the win in the 25 lap Late Model Sportsman feature Saturday night at Auburndale Speedway. Poff also claimed the win in his heat race earlier in the evening. Bart Weatherford advanced his Pontiac to second by the time the checkers were waved but neither driver was able to crack the top 10 in the division championship battle. The points fight for the championship continues to show Ray Cuzzone out front despite losing 10 points to Ollie Harbin who finished third in the feature. Bryan Storer and Jimmy Castleberry rounded out the top 5. The lead point separation stands at 54 points with 5 race nights remaining in the season. Rookie Tony Poff is just 14 points behind Harbin. Richard Todd took over the fourth spot when Billy Jones dropped out early with mechanical troubles. The Dwarf Cars were in action and Paul Hunsberger also made it a sweep of heat and feature wins. Hunsberger was challenged early in the feature by Floyd Olinger until the right front tire went down on the number 2 of Olinger leaving Hunsberger out front without a serious challenge. Alvin Carter finished second followed by Michael Holland, Dick Lawrence and Dennis Archinal. Fred Brunson looked to be a possible contender until he and Bill Gise collided out of turn four. The two slammed the outside wall at the flagstand and were out for the night with heavy damage to both cars. Paul Gibbs led a four car break away to the finish line in the 25 lap Street Stock feature. David Roberts, Jason Bennett and Michael King gave chase but could not deny Gibbs the win. David Williamson completed the top five. The point battle continues to work in favor of King who opened his lead to 66 markers after second place point contender Westley Bass was involved in a last lap crash with Robert Hight and Jim Orisich. Bass would be credited with 14th position, giving up 20 points to King. Williamson closed to within 42 points of Bass in third in the points and Keith Schoonover shuffled Robert Hight to fifth in points separated by only 7. Modified Mini Stock action saw Bobby Judah score the win in the 25 lap feature over Kenny Uhl and Jay Kaminski. Judah and Kaminski swapped fourth and fifth in the points with Judah in fourth by only one point.=20 Travis Roland and Rick Sirmans rounded out the top five at the finish.=20 Lee Davis limped home eighth but was able to shave 30 points off of Randy Storer's point lead. Storer still holds a 59 point advantage over Davis with Don Ezell in third. Bob Gorsuch was declared the winner of the V8 Pure Stock feature with Kim Scheffler-Hays finishing second and taking the point lead by 2 markers over James Wright III who came home third in the 15 lap grind.=20 Greg and Rick Bacon were fourth and fifth. Jan Mason made it a clean sweep of the 4 Cylinder Pure Stock heat and feature and moved into ninth in the points. Point leader Daryl Habbershaw, Reggie Ware and John Bews were left to battle for second with Ware taking the spot at the finish. Bews took third with Habbershaw and Gary Green completing the top five at the end of the 15 lap sprint. Chip Burton, fourth in points dropped to sixth when Bews and Terry Jones posted good finishes. Next Saturday night the Outlaw Modifies and the Baby Late Models will join the regular divisions for racing action. October 25th the Allison Legacy cars will be on hand and a schedule change at the end of the month will see racing action taking place on Friday night October 31st.=20 All divisions will be in action along with a Halloween costume contest and a Ladies Powder Puff event.
LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 5 Dale Poff Haines City, FL 2 29 Bart Weatherford Lakeland, FL 3 65 Ollie Harbin Bartow, FL 4 15 Bryan Storer Zephyrhills, FL 5 36 Jimmy Castleberry 6 51 Thomas Poff 7 1 Tony Poff Haines City, FL 8 97 Ray Cuzzone Lakeland, FL 9 6 Richard Todd Auburndale, FL 10 02 Don Carroll Polk City, FL 11 34 Jeff McCaw Winter Haven, FL 12 79 Bud Bronson Ft. Meade, FL 13 04 Tommy Chism 14 18 Billy Jones Winter Haven, FL 15 76 Bud Barone 16 13 Robert Hight Intercession City, F DWARF CAR RACING ASSOCIATION RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 33 Paul Hunsberger Winter Haven, FL 2 5 Alvin Carter Kissimmee, FL 3 88 Micheal Holland Kissimmee, FL 4 75 Dick Lawerence 5 12 Dennis Archinal Auburndale, FL 6 24 Milford Cross 7 94 Bob Hoffman Winter Park, FL 8 97 Steve Tregear 9 10 Chris Harrison 10 23 Jack Terpening 11 3 John Bailey 12 2 Floyd Olinger Kissimmee, FL 13 11 Jim Harrison Bartow, FL 14 21 Bill Gise 15 99 Fred Brunson Kissimmee, FL STREET STOCKS RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 2 Marvin Gibbs Plant City, FL 2 1 David Roberts 3 5 Jason Bennett Winter Haven, FL 4 69 Michael King 5 12 David Williamson Mulberry, FL 6 3 Chuck Steele Auburndale, FL 7 17 Mitch Hawk Winter Haven, FL 8 6 Larry Chumney Auburndale, FL 9 93 Jeff Rodgers 10 27 Keith Schoonover Haines City, FL 11 95 Steve Ware Polk City, FL 12 02 Terry Aaron 13 49 Ronald Lofquist Auburndale, FL 14 63 Westley Bass Lake Wales, FL 15 13 Robert Hight Intercession City, F 16 96 Jim Orisich 17 07 Travis R. Roland Davenport, FL 18 39 Charles C. Deaton Jr. Lakeland, FL 19 24 Shawn Harper MINI STOCK RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 87 Bobby Judah 2 26 Kenny Uhl 3 7 Jay Kaminski Lakeland, FL 4 49 Travis Roland 5 5 Rick Sirmans 6 52 Gary Brown Lakeland, FL 7 02 Dave Farina Tampa, FL 8 77 Lee Davis Lakeland, FL 9 53 Eugene Davidson Winter Haven, FL 10 1 Pops Weatherford Auburndale, FL 11 84 Randy Teston Dade City, FL 12 03 Johel Chaves Bartow, FL 13 95x John Joyner 14 90x Michael Burch 15 95 Jaysson Healey 16 0 Paul Stanley 17 24 Richard Scruggs 18 08 Gene Ledford 19 94 Shawn Williams Kathleen, FL 20 14 Randy Storer 21 57 Jason Rendell Lakeland, FL 22 67 Bo Davis 23 01 Donald Howell Wahneta, FL 24 36 Ted Sluss Plant City, FL 25 23 Chris Spring Auburndale, FL 26 38 Dustin Robinson 8 CYLINDER PURE STOCK RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 69 Bob Gorsuch 2 10 Kim Scheffler-Hays Auburndale, FL 3 56 James Wright III Auburndale, FL 4 60 Greg Bacon 5 91 Rick Bacon Winter Haven, FL 6 24 Robin O'Neal 7 32 Dave Davis 8 88 Mike Harrison 9 9 Jim Atkins 10 33 George Kremer 11 78 Darrel Porter 4 CYLINDER PURE STOCK RACE RESULTS FOR 10/11/97 FEATURE Car=20 Pos Number Driver Name Hometown 1 24 Jan Mason Winter Haven, FL 2 06 Reggie Ware 3 23 John Bews Lake Wales, FL 4 84 Daryl Habbershaw Winter Haven, FL 5 46 Gary Green Kissimmee, FL 6 74 Billy Standridge Lakeland, FL 7 3 Terry Jones Zephyrhills, FL 8 54 Greg Case Winter Haven, FL 9 61 Doug Bowen Lake Alfred, FL 10 58 Wayne Weaver Winter Haven, FL 11 68 Chris Kingham Winter Haven, FL 12 8 Micheal Seeright Haines City, FL 13 26 Shane Bennett 14 43 Greg Dean Vero Beach, FL 15 25 Joe Thomas Palm Harbour, FL 16 27 Ken Murtauth 17 69 Kevin Monday 18 29 Buddy Combee Thonotosassa, FL 19 53 Richie Owens 20 97 David McCaulley Lakeland, FL 21 16 Scott Taylor Auburndale, FL 22 63 Jim West Kissimmee, FL 23 95 Jeremy Hodnett Winter Haven, FL 24 9 Fred Martin 25 75 Bill Sumner Jr.