TIM FULLER PASSES JIMMY PHELPS ON FOURTH TURN OF FINAL LAP TO WIN COCA-COLA DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FEATURE AT FULTON SPEEDWAY FULTON, NY...Tim Fuller passed Jimmy Phelps coming out of the fourth turn of the final lap to win the Coca-Cola DIRT...
TIM FULLER PASSES JIMMY PHELPS ON FOURTH TURN OF FINAL LAP TO WIN COCA-COLA DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIED FEATURE AT FULTON SPEEDWAY
FULTON, NY...Tim Fuller passed Jimmy Phelps coming out of the fourth turn of the final lap to win the Coca-Cola DIRT Big Block Modified feature at Fulton Speedway last Saturday night. Phelps held the advantage to near the end, when Fuller benefited from lapped traffic. The win was Fuller's third of the season and his second triumph in a photo finish at the Home of the Victoria 200 this season.
Joe Isabell raced out to the early lead at the start of the Coca-Cola DIRT Big Block Modified feature race from the pole starting position. Isabell led the first two circuits. Pete Taylor took the top spot away from Isabell on lap three. Taylor was enjoying a tremendous outing in leading the talented field holding off the likes of first Tim Sears and then Jimmy Phelps.
Taylor would lead through lap-25. It was on lap-26 when Phelps finally was able to slip by Taylor. Fuller also passed Taylor at the same time and the battle for the feature win was on. Phelps was able to hold off Fuller until the fourth turn of the final circuit. Fuller gained the advantage in lapped traffic and claimed the thrilling victory over Phelps in the Native Poker sponsored entry.
Phelps had to settle for second with Alan Johnson, Tim Sears and Pete Taylor completing the top five feature finishers. Sears and Taylor earned season-high finishes. Tom Sears, Pat Ward, Chad Phelps, Jim Witko and Ryan Phelps finished in positions sixth through tenth respectively.
Roy Bresnahan earned his first 20-lap DIRT Sportsman feature race win of the 2006 season last Saturday night. Dave Reilley, Jeremy Pitcher, Joey Williams and Shawn Donath rounded out the top five feature finishers. John Pietrowicz led the first nine laps of the main event. Bresnahan passed Pietrowicz for the lead and eventual win just at the halfway stage of the event.
Bob Buono won his fourth 20-lap DIRT Pro Stock feature race of the season last Saturday night. Billy Clark, Jason Parkhurst, Jack Terrell and Ron Marsden completed the top five feature finishers. Parkhurst led the first six laps of the feature race. Buono and Clark then had a battle of their own for the feature win which had the drivers swapping the lead. Buono came out on top at the end.
Steve Crouse claimed his second 20-lap Pure Stock main event win last Saturday night. Rusty Marsden, Dave Mannise, Ron Hawker and Dan Hofmann Sr. chased Crouse across the finish line. Joe Briere led the first three circuits of the main event. Crouse made the move for the eventual victory on lap four and then held off all challengers.
Doug Williams won another 20-lap ESDCA Mod Lite feature race last Saturday night. Tim Devendorf, Jeff Isabell Jr., Darren Austin and Ken Gamlen finished in positions second through fifth respectively. Williams made the winning move past Isabell on lap eight. Andrew Schartner led three feature laps in the early going.
Chad Guthrie won another Four Cylinder Enduro feature last Saturday night. Josh Herbert, Jon Shumway, Morris Mathews and Skip DeGroff finished in positions second through fifth respectively.
The Central New York Mini Sprints will join the DIRT Big Block Modifieds, DIRT Sportsman, DIRT Pro Stocks and Pure Stocks in race activity this Saturday at Fulton Speedway. Show time is set for 7 p.m. For more information please go on line to www.fultonspeedway.com or call the track office at 315-593-6531 or the race line at 668-RACE.
Tuesday, July 25 is the date of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series invasion to Fulton Speedway. Advance sale tickets are available for the "Greatest Show on Dirt". A Mod Lite Invitational feature and a Pure Stock Invitational feature will also be part of the program. Race time is set for 7:30 p.m. Australian racer Brooke Tatnell is the defending race champion.
DIRT BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS---Tim Fuller, Jimmy Phelps, Alan Johnson, Tim Sears, Pete Taylor, Tom Sears Jr., Pat Ward, Chad Phelps, Jim Witko Jr., Ryan Phelps, Tony Buffa, Kevin Bates, Vinnie Vitale, John Barker, Roy Shields, Brett Tonkin, Matt Fink, Danny Johnson, Bob Bennett, Scott Prentice, Joe Isabell, Tim Harris.
DIRT SPORTSMAN---Roy Bresnahan, Dave Reilley, Jeremy Pitcher, Joey Williams, Shawn Donath, Sam Reakes IV, Jason Rood, Mike Bowman, Chris Hile, Ryan Richardson, Darren Forbes, Alan Fink, John Behron, Mark Davison, Roger West, Jordan Bennett, Mike Holmes, John Pietrowicz, Stewart Garrison, George Dyer, Gregg Carner, Shane Donath, Rick Rogala.
DIRT PRO STOCKS---Bob Buono, Billy Clark, Jason Parkhurst, Jack Terrell, Ron Marsden, Mike Vaughn, Dale Guernsey, Dave Briggs, Curt Prevo, Scott Springer, Jim Evans, Dave Meeks, Jerry Button, Rick Duanehauer.
PURE STOCKS---Steve Crouse, Rusty Marsden, Dave Mannise, Ron Hawker, Dan Hofmann Sr., Gary Barton, Phil Marsden, Steve Woodworth, Adam Guilds, Dan Winks, Jim Wallace, Rob Whipple, Joe Buske, Ricky DeGroff, Joe Briere, Bob Whipple, Alex Kelsey, Quinton Burton.
ESDCA MOD LITES---Doug Williams, Tim Devendorf, Jeff Isabell Jr., Darren Austin, Ken Gamlen, Tod Simons, Justin Crisafulli, Frank Sobotka, Andrew Schartner, Mike Isabell, Tom Walsh, Joe Gwilt, Chuck DeMott, Kelly Skinner, Larry Casbohm, Brenda Rice, Chris Propheter, Lisa Thomas, Jamie King.
FOUR CYLINDER ENDURO TOP FIVE---Chad Guthrie, Josh Herbert, Jon Shumway, Morris Mathews, Skip DeGroff.