Scott Hantz and Bobby Parsley Lead Group of Double Duty Drivers at Toledo Speedway Salem, IN (May 27, 2004) -- Sunoco Super Series drivers Scott Hantz and Bobby Parsley are part of a group of drivers that will pull double duty in this Sunday's...
Scott Hantz and Bobby Parsley Lead Group of Double Duty Drivers at Toledo Speedway
Salem, IN (May 27, 2004) -- Sunoco Super Series drivers Scott Hantz and Bobby Parsley are part of a group of drivers that will pull double duty in this Sunday's Sunoco Super Series and Main Event Series double-header at Toledo Speedway. Fans will be treated to a 100-lap template late model Sunoco Super Series event and a 100-lap outlaw late model Main Event Series event on the same evening.
Scott Hantz has raced in several outlaw late model events at Toledo Speedway over the past several seasons including getting a victory there last season. Hantz was fourth in the outlaw late model season opener at Toledo Speedway earlier this season. 2003 Sunoco Super Series Champion Bobby Parsley will make his outlaw late model debut this weekend. Parsley built an outlaw late model over the winter with the help of veteran late model driver Junior Hanley. Parsley tried to make a race at Toledo Speedway earlier in the year, but the event was rained out. In fact Toledo Speedway has had four of its last five events canceled because of weather. Parsley finished 2nd in the Sunoco Super Series Sunoco 100 at Toledo Speedway last year, the event was won by Fred Campbell.
Former Main Event Series Champion Tim Ice will driver in the Sunoco Super Series event in the #7 Howe Racing Enterprises/JVEE-M Racing Chevrolet piloted last season at Toledo Speedway by Kyle Jones. The Seville, Ohio native will also compete in the Main Event Series 100 lapper, which will be the season opener for the Main Event Series. The legendary late model driver made his Sunoco Super Series debut last season at Columbus Motor Speedway, finishing 10th.
Three Michigan drivers plan on pulling double duty this Sunday, each driver will be making their 2004 debut with the Sunoco Super Series. Veteran racer Dave Kuhlman will hope to build on his 3rd place finish in last years Sunoco 100, Kuhlman was the ARCA Gold Cup Champion last year, which is an outlaw late model mini-series ran between Toledo Speedway and it's sister track to the north Flat Rock Speedway. Kuhlman also was the winner the in 2004 ARCA Gold Cup season opener at Flat Rock Speedway on May 15th.
Mt. Morris, Michigan's Johnny Belott will make his 2004 series debut on Sunday as well as race in the Main Event Series 100-lapper. Belott ran in two Sunoco Super Series events in 2003, finishing 18th at Berlin Raceway and 26th at Winchester Speedway after blowing his motor. Toledo Speedway and Flat Rock Speedway veteran driver Steve Tabor plans on making his Sunoco Super Series debut this weekend, if they can get the motor finished before Sunday. Tabor will also compete in the Main Event Series 100-lapper, Tabor finished 21st in the ARCA Gold Cup season opener at Flat Rock Speedway.
Other notable drivers entered in this Sunday's Sunoco 100 at Toledo Speedway include last year's winner Fred Campbell and former series winner at Toledo Speedway Canadian Junior Hanley. Steve Moenck, last weeks Sunoco Super Series winner at Shadybowl Speedway, is also entered along with current series points leader Chuck Barnes Jr., former series champions Brian Rievley and Kenny Tweedy, current Backstretch Performance/Blake Carburetion/Reed Cams Rookie Of the Year points leader Frank Kreyer, Sunoco Super Series season opener victor and second in points Jeff Lane, and veteran racer Scott Baker, a veteran of many late model events at Toledo Speedway.
Pit Gates open on Sunday at 12:30PM Ohio Time. Practiced begins at 3PM with qualifying to follow at 5PM. The race program will begin at 7:30PM. The rain date for Sunday's event is Monday afternoon at 2PM. For more information contact Toledo Speedway at 419-727-1100, or visit the Sunoco Super Series web site at www.sunocosuperseries.com.