Toledo Speedway report 2001-08-24

Ottawa Lanes Season Championship Night Toledo Speedway August 24, 2001 Super Late Models Fast qualifier: Harold Fair Jr, 15.80 secs. Heats: Bill Steinhilber, Barry Quiniff, Robbie Loving Feature: Dennis Strickland, Fair Jr., Jimmy Thiel, Steve...

Ottawa Lanes Season Championship Night
Toledo Speedway
August 24, 2001

Super Late Models
Fast qualifier: Harold Fair Jr, 15.80 secs.
Heats: Bill Steinhilber, Barry Quiniff, Robbie Loving

Feature: Dennis Strickland, Fair Jr., Jimmy Thiel, Steve Cronenwett, Ron Allen, Loving, Chris Benson, Don St Denis, Joe Hawes, Tommy Adams, Steve Peters, Dale Tanner, Sean Monahan, Nick Bailey, Quiniff, Tom O'Leary Jr., Paul Pelletier, Steve Tabor, Bryan Ausmus, Chuck Roumell, Guy Pritchard, Stienhilber, Dan Trosen Jr.

Notes: Dennis Strickland broke the streak of 10 races without a repeat winner Friday night when he came home victorious in the 50-lap season champion race. Strickland led the entire race with Harold Fair Jr coming in second. Strickland won the super late model champion over Robbie Loving by 140 points. It was Strickland's second super late model championship at Toledo in three seasons.

Sportsman
Fast qualifier: Ron Allen, 18.27 secs.
Heats: Kevin Burnheimer, Robbie Loving, Rich Abel

Feature:
Allen, Randy Cronenwett, Randy Cornett, Burnheimer, Howard Kelly, Art Rozane, Rich Frantz, Able, Dan Schuchardt, Loving, Craig Bracken, Nikk Nuccio, Tom O'Leary III, Jim Kourtakis, Tim Moore, Craig Pace, Richard Thomas, Terry Jones, John Heath, Jeff MacZink

Notes: Ron Allen won his 10th race of the season. Randy Cronenwett finished second to Allen, who led the entire 30-lap race. Allen won his second consectutive sportsman championship, finishing 350 points ahead of Randy Cornett.

Figure 8's
Heats: Craig Pace, Robbie Loving

Feature:
Ricky Kargel, Dennis Whisman, Danny Apperson, Greg Studt, Frankie Bonkstanz, Troy Herrmann, Parker Wade, Rich Lee, Dwayne Mosley, Victor Higgins, Eric Buck, Brice Thomsen, Loving, Pace

Notes: Greg Studt finished fourth in the feature but it was enough to garner him his First career figure 8 championship at Toledo. Ricky Kargel, who finished 100 points behind Studt for the championship, took his second feature of 2001 at Toledo Speedway. Robbie Loving became the first driver at Toledo Speedway to win heat races in three divisions in the same night of racing since ARCA took over the track ownership in 1999.

Factory Stocks
Heats: Jeff Maran, Lyn Hall, Paul Duffin, Joe Gramlich

A Main
Paul Radavich, James Hazlett, Duffin, Gramlich, Hall, Matthew Bunting, Phil Luszewski, Jeff Maran, Chris Chinni, Troy Brehmer, Robert Pepper, Jill Ausmus, Eugene Worden, Craig Osenbaugh, Jeff Radabaugh, Robert Heath, Tara St. Aubin (DNS)

B Main
Ian Jezylo, Billy Hoover, John Jacobs, Kevin Stahl Jr., Mark LaFrieniere, Danny Slater, Randy Roberts, Randy Cronenwett Jr., Jim Barrent, Brian Moore, Sue Worley, Jason Chinn, Ron Shaw, H.J. Helzer

Notes: Paul Duffin won his second consecutive Factory Stock championship with his third place finish. He finished a mere 20 points ahead of James Hazlett. Paul Radavich won his second feature of the season. In the B main, Ian Jezylo posted his first career B-main win over Billy Hoover.

Note: Finishes 11th and above are unofficial.

-DAD

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