Shady Bowl Hosts Military Night
DeGraff OH (9/13): Shady Bowl Speedway hosted its annual Military Night Saturday. The event was free of charge to all active and retired military members. It turned out to be a cold night, but the action on the track was hot.
In late model action Josh Smith set quick time (13.606) to lead all qualifiers. The feature began with Chris Abbott pacing the field the first eight counters before giving way to Jacob Muncy. Muncy took charge the next six laps. Slowly fast qualifier Smith was making his way to the front from his eighth place starting spot. Smith took over lead on lap 16 and held it the final half of the 35 lapper to post the win. The Quincy driver has wrapped up the championship for his Smith Motorsports group. Muncy was second followed byJohn Stroble, Mark Parker and Brad Coons . Parker won the dash, with Abbott taking the heat win.
The powerful Modifieds took to the speedway next. The race got off to a rocky start as the field piled up forcing another restart. Joe Pequinot led the first two laps before giving way to Mike Carroll. Carroll held off the charges of fast qualifier (13.550) Shane Shirk until lap sixteen when Shirk put his Maplewood Tree Service backed racer out front. When the checker flew for Shirk, Carroll, Brad Williams, Pequignot and Buddy Townsend rounded out the top five. Townsend won the dash with heats going to Pequingot and Don Skaggs.
Jacob Muncy filled in for Ray Muncy and had a big night in the number 8 street stock. He set fast time (15.052) and won the 25 lap feature after passing early leader Josh Sage on lap ten. Sage was able to hold on to finish second followed by Rodney Roush, Andy Heath and Dave Sage.
Heath and Roush took heat race checkers.
New Carlisle driver Kenny George continued his dominance of the compact class. Dave Callahan led the first five laps before giving way to George in his Quick Parts backed Cavalier. The race finished with Nicholas Meade, Chris Lucas, Callahan and Josh Foltz rounding out the top five.
In the tuner class Terry Eaton Jr set fast time and won the feature in his Blade Runner backed Honda. Rodney Roush was second after leading the first seven laps before Eaton took the lead. Roush was second with Jim Massengill, Austin Eaton and Eddie Kemp rounding out the top five.
Ryan Miller was first to the checker in the Dwarf car main, as he posted his first win. Miller got by early leader Daniel Wirrick on lap 12 to lead the field to the checker. Wirrick, Jason Hitchcock, Greg Sparks and Connie Smith followed. Sparks was fast qualifier with a 14.011 lap.
This Saturday (9/20) will be the final points race. The racing will start at 7.
Shady Bowl Results 09-13-14
Fast Qualifier: Josh Smith 13.606
Dash Winner: Mark Parker
Heat Winner: Chris Abbott
Feature: 1. Josh Smith 2. Jacob Muncy 3. John Stroble 4. Mark Parker 5. Brad Coons 6. Brock Coyer 7. Chris Abbott 8. Russ Bobb 9. Jerry Stapleton 10. Denzil McCoy 11. Joe Pequignot
Fast Qualifier: Shane Shirk 13.550
Dash Winner: Buddy Townsend
Heat Winners: Joe Pequignot and Don Skaggs
Feature: 1. Shane Shirk 2. Mike Carroll 3. Brad Williams 4. Joe Pequignot 5. Buddy Townsend 6. Carl Stapleton 7. Chad Fiessinger 8. Jason Wells 9. Don Skaggs 10. Kevin Bloxam 11. Logan McPherson 12. Chris Parker 13. Rob Yelton 14. Aaron Pippin 15. Dave McPherson 16. Rob Schaeff 17. Chris Prater
Fast Qualifier: Jacob Muncy 14.938
Dash Winner: Andy Heath
Heat Winners: Rodney Roush and Cory Lauderback
Feature: 1. Jacob Muncy 2. Josh Sage 3. Rodney Roush 4. Andy Heath 5. Dave Sage 6. Josh Smith 7. Richard Roush 8. Rex Purtee 9. John Houser 10. Scott Sullenberger 11. Josh Longstreth 12. Dillon Snapp 13. Dave Little 14. Jason Meuller 15. Robert Roush 16. Dan Hall 17. Roger Roush 18. Cory Lauderback
Fast Qualifier: Nicholas Meade 17.048
Feature: 1. Kenny George 2. Nicholas Meade 3. Chris Lucas 4. David Callahan 5. Josh Foltz 6. Justin Pope 7. Jarrett Sage 8. Ray Smith 9. Tyler Sage
Fast Qualifier: Terry Eaton Jr. 15.605
Dash Winner: Rodney Roush
Heat Winner: Austin Eaton
Feature: 1. Terry Eaton Jr. 2. Rodney Roush 3. Jim Massengill 4. Austin Eaton 5. Eddie Kemp 6. Les Rhodes 7. Justin Pope 8. Damon Killen
Fast Qualifier: Greg Sparks 14.011
Feature: 1. Ryan Miller 2. Daniel Wirrick 3. Jason Hitchcock 4. Greg Sparks 5. Connie Smith 6. Lynn Mitchell 7. Zach Hitchcock 8. John Field 9. Todd Kirk