ALAN JOHNSON SCORES COCA-COLA DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FEATURE WIN AT FULTON SPEEDWAY FULTON, NY...Alan Johnson was perfect last Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. The talented driver from Phelps, N.Y. won both the DIRT Big Block...
ALAN JOHNSON SCORES COCA-COLA DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FEATURE WIN AT FULTON SPEEDWAY
FULTON, NY...Alan Johnson was perfect last Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. The talented driver from Phelps, N.Y. won both the DIRT Big Block Modified feature as well as the 358 Modified feature on Coca-Cola Night. Both victories came in the Jeff Rudalavage owned, WPC Associates sponsored rides.
Dave Rauscher jumped out to the early lead at the start of the Coca-Cola DIRT Big Block Modified main event. Rauscher would lead the first three circuits. Tim Sears took the top spot away from Rauscher on lap four. With ten laps complete Sears continued to lead and was being followed in the top five by Vinnie Vitale, Dave Axton, Matt Sheppard and Rauscher.
Sears would lead the field through lap-17. Vinnie Vitale took command of the field at that point, which was the halfway mark of the fast paced event. Sears, Sheppard, Johnson, Axton, Ryan Phelps, Billy Decker, Jeff Rudalavage, Scott Prentice and Tim Fuller raced in positions second through tenth at the halfway stage of the race. Vitale would lead through lap-22.
It was on lap-23 when Johnson took the lead away from Vitale. Johnson worked up masterfully from the 15th starting position to take the lead without the help of a caution period to group the field together. Sheppard followed Johnson and was able to stay within striking distance, but the multi-time Fulton and DIRT Champion never made a mistake.
Johnson was the winner of the first DIRT 358 Modified feature race of the season last Saturday night. Dale Planck, Steve Hulsizer, Matt Sheppard and Tim Sears completed the top five feature finishers in the 12-lap main event. Planck led the first three circuits before Johnson slipped by. The duo ran side by side for well over half of the event.
Greg Doust won his first 20-lap DIRT Sportsman feature race of the season last Saturday night. Kevin Bates, Joey Williams, Jeremy Pitcher and Dave Reilley completed the top five feature finishers behind Doust. On lap nine Doust took the top spot away from Pitcher and never slowed from that point. Bates won the battle for second and maintained his point lead in the division.
Ray Maloney also earned his first feature win of the season last Saturday with this triumph coming in the 20-lap DIRT Pro Stock finale. Joe Stefanski, Dick Parkhurst, T.J. Fitzgibbons and Jack Terrell finished in positions second through fifth respectively. Maloney took the top spot away from Ricky Breed on lap three and held off all challengers in the rest of the event.
Phil Marsden won his second straight 15-lap Pure Stock feature race last Saturday night. Chad Crouse, Rusty Marsden, Dan Hofmann Sr. and Ron Hawker rounded out the top five feature finishers. Phil Marsden took the lead away from Hofmann on lap-12 and held on for the victory over a tough field of competitors. The race was only slowed for one minor caution period.
Jerry Herbert earned the victory in the rain delayed Four Cylinder Enduro from May 21. Mike Watkins, Matt Wetter. Mark Johnston and Marjorie Wallace completed the top five feature finishers.
Chad Guthrie was the winner of the nights' scheduled Four Cylinder Enduro. Jerry Herbert, Kelly Smith, Dan Slosek and Dan Hofmann Jr. chased Guthrie across the finish line in positions second through fifth.
Action will continue this Saturday at Fulton Speedway with the DIRT Big Block Modifieds, DIRT Sportsman, DIRT Pro Stocks and Pure Stocks all in action on Family Autograph Night. Ladies Races will conclude the great evening of family entertainment. Race time is set for 7 up.m. For more information please go on line to www.fultonspeedway.com or call the track office at 315-593-6531.
DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS---Alan Johnson, Matt Sheppard, Tim Sears, Billy Decker, Tim Fuller, Jeff Rudalavage, Vinnie Vitale, Pat Ward, Dave Axton, Scott Prentice, A.J. Romano, Dale Planck, Sean Beardsley, Chad Phelps, John Barker, Jeff Isabell, Tom Kinsella, Dave Rauscher, Jim Witko, Tony Buffa, Dan Vauter, Ryan Phelps, Jimmy Phelps, Donnie Wetmore Jr.
DIRT 358 MODIFIEDS---Alan Johnson, Dale Planck, Steve Hulsizer, Matt Sheppard, Tim Sears, Dave Rauscher, Donnie Wetmore Jr.
DIRT SPORTSMAN---Greg Doust, Kevin Bates, Joey Williams, Jeremy Pitcher, Dave Reilley, Mike Holmes, Chris Hile, Alan Fink, Roger West, Jeff Stevenson, Chris Higgins, Scott Nash, Sam Reakes IV, Jim Bowman, Todd Town, Mark Davison, Mike Bowman, Mark Yorker, Ray Bresenahan, Shane Donath, Brett Tonkin.
DIRT PRO STOCKS---Ray Maloney, Joe Stefanski, Dick Parkhurst, T.J. Fitzgibbons, Jack Terrell, Jason Rood, John Pietrowicz, Bill Clark Jr., Bob Buono, Ricky Breed, Scott Beeles, Dave Meeks, Mark Alnutt, Jim Evans, Dale Guernsey, Rick Duanehauer, Lee Burnett, Cheryl Guernsey, Bernie Merithew, Jesse Updike, Paul Stoneburg.
PURE STOCKS---Phil Marsden, Chad Crouse, Rusty Marsden, Dan Hofmann Sr., Ron Hawker, Ricky DeGroff, Ron Marsden, Chuck Lacey, Dave Emmons, Curt Prevo, Ethan Parkhurst, Rob Whipple, Gary Donahue, Bob Whipple, Jim Donaldson, Gary Barton, Van Grant, Jay McGilliccuddy, George Ritchie Jr., Bill Thomas, Debbie Whalen, Steve Woodworth, Don Stevenson, Chuck Thomas.
ENDURO FROM MAY 21ST TOP FIVE---Jerry Herbert, Mike Watkins, Matt Wetter, Mark Johnston, Marjorie Wallace.
ENDURO REGULAR EVENT TOP FIVE---Chad Guthrie, Jerry Herbert, Kelly Smith, Dan Slosek, Dan Hofmann Jr.