Savage, Thompson, Haynes, Buckley & Pearl sparkle at Fredericktown FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- (Aug. 22, 2003) Doug Savage of Farmington first snapped Kevin Mosier's eight-race winning streak and then he went on to post his own triple crown night ...
Savage, Thompson, Haynes, Buckley & Pearl sparkle at Fredericktown
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- (Aug. 22, 2003) Doug Savage of Farmington first snapped Kevin Mosier's eight-race winning streak and then he went on to post his own triple crown night (winning the feature, his heat and the trophy dash) Friday night at the Fredericktown Raceway.
In the Olympic Steak House Hobby Stock/Sportsmen feature, Savage, Mosier and Karl Francis went toe to toe for 20-laps with Savage edging out Mosier and Francis eventually settling for third place. Nathan Gibson captured fourth with Greg Stumbaugh fifth. They were followed by Mickey Mosier, Kasey Nations, Bud Boren, Randy Kueker and Bruce Boren. Savage won the first heat with Mosier second and Bud Boren third. Francis won the second heat with Mickey Mosier second and Gibson third. Savage won the trophy dash with Mosier second and Francis third.
In the Sonic Modified feature, Brent Thompson of Farmington snapped Joe Giesler's winning streak as he rocketed to victory lane in the feature. Giesler settled for second place with Jim Swift third, Tommy Worley Sr. fourth and Scott Carron fifth. They were followed by Mike Francis, Pete Koenig and Kevin Gegg.
Thompson won the heat race with Giesler second and Carron third. Giesler then won the trophy dash with Thompson second and Worley third. In the UMP Late Model feature, Danny Haynes held off the charge of Mike Hammerle to pick up the win in the 25-lap feature. John Bohn finished in third place with Tony Boyles fourth and Gary Phillips fifth. They were followed by Brad Long, Brian Parsons, Mike Abney and Kenny Rumble. Rumble won the first heat with Haynes second and Hammerle third. Bohn won the second heat with Boyles second and Long third. Rumble won the trophy dash with Bohn second and Haynes third.
In the RAMS Mini Stock class, Kevin Buckley of Park Hills not only celebrated his first feature win of the season he did it in style by having a triple crown night. In the feature 16-year-old Wes Kintz of Piedmont put constant heat on Buckley, but in the end it was the veteran Buckley picking up the victory. Kintz settled for second place with Rick Ruch third, Dave Wofford fourth and Jon Paul Reando fifth. They were followed by Jeff Bulloch, Brian Cox, Bill Nickelson, Shannon Burch and Keith Buckley.
Kevin Buckley won the first heat with Bulloch second and Reando third. Kintz won the second heat with Wofford second and Nickelson third. Kevin Buckley won the trophy dash with Kintz second and Wofford third. In the Chuck's Short Stop Pure Street class, there's now talk of putting a "bounty" on the head of Theran Pearl of Bismarck as he is virtually unstoppable in the class as he picked up yet another triple crown night. In the feature it was Pearl winning with Lenny Terrell second, Josh DeSpain third, Chris Webb fourth and Brad Thurston fifth. They were followed by Wayne Frymire, Chad DeSpain and Brian Montgomery. The feature included a more than 30-minute delay when Chad DeSpain was injured in an accident with Montgomery on the back straight. DeSpain following the accident got out of his car and threw his hands up in the air in apparent disgust with the accident. However a couple of minutes later DeSpain was on the ground seeking attention from Emergency Medical personnel. DeSpain was placed in an ambulance, but after a lengthy delay with him on board he emerged and walked to the pits.
In the heat race, Pearl was the winner with Thurston second and Webb third. Pearl won the trophy dash with Thurston second and Josh DeSpain third.
The Amateur ATVs were also on hand to race the flat track and put on an outstanding show with David La winning the feature race, Justin McNeely was second with Chad Denman third, Luke Dailey fourth and Jarred Browers fifth.
Dailey won the first heat race with Denman second and Bruce Walbert third. Travis Wojtczuk won the second heat with McNeely second and La third. Wojtczuk won the dash with McNeely second and La third. There will be no racing at the Fredericktown Raceway this Friday night (Aug. 29th). The next race at the Fredericktown Raceway will be on Friday, Sept. 5. That will be a RAMS Points Series night and the RAMS will be giving away a pair of bicycles for kids.
It was also announced there will be a special two-day race at the Fredericktown Raceway on Sept. 12-13. Sept. 12 will be the final night of the 2003 regular season. Then Sept. 13 will feature a $1,000 to win Modified feature and a $1,000 to win Hobby Stock/Sportsmen feature. The 600cc Multis, the Pure Streets and the RAMS Mini Stocks will also be in attendance that night.