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6.17.16 Results Kistler Engines/Ohio CAT Night

By Brian Liskai

ATTICA, Ohio – NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson doesn’t get many opportunities to wheel a sprint car, but when he does he is usually very successful. That was the case Friday as Larson drovethe Paul Silva machine in his first ever appearance at Attica Raceway Park to a victory on Kistler Engines/Ohio CAT Night. Larson, from Elk Grove, California, took the $5,000 payday to open the 34th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

In a field that included NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne with fellow NASCAR competitor Tony Stewart in attendance overseeing his All Star organization, Larson would take the lead on a lap five restart and had a few close calls in lapped traffic before earning his third career All Star win.

“That was a fun race. This is a great race track…really racey. I know the racing was good throughout the pack because the lappers were racing hard in front of me. It was just fun. I’ve always wanted to race here and haven’t had the chance to,” said Larson beside his Finley Farms, XYZ Machining, Probuilt Construction, Lucas Oil backed #57.

“Paul Silva did a really good job. I’ve never been here before and he’s only been here a couple of times and for us to put it in victory lane is pretty special,” Larson added to the approval of the standing-room-only crowd.

Reed, who won at Attica the previous week, drove his Crown Battery, Ken Gill Construction backed machine to a second place finish.

“I didn’t get a really good restart…spun my tires bad coming off of two and that was it. I told Kyle we were really rooting for him down in NASCAR land but I don’t know why we had to root for him tonight,” joked Reed.

Chad Kemenah closed on Reed several times but settled for third.

“If we stay up here long enough the wins will start coming. Me and my brother always took pride with the UUI #15 car that we consistently stayed up front to start consistently winning,” said Kemenah beside his Hunter Racing, Seneca Energy, Knight Hawk Holdings, Brilex LLC, JRC Transport, Bonnell’s Rod Shop backed #10H

The Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models ran two features – the regular show on the make-up feature from a May 20 rain out. The results were the same – Wooster’s Doug Drown in victory lane. Drown has five wins at Attica in 2016 and his career total is now at 18 as he sits second on the all-time win list.

In both features Drown would lead all 25 laps and in both Chub Frank would apply pressure but would finish second.

“When I saw Chub I knew he was better than me on the bottom. I just can’t slow down enough to run the bottom. It just isn’t me. Chub is one of the first guys to help me get started so it’s kind of fun to be able to race with him. I knew I had to search around on the track if I was going to stay in front of him. This whole family, Leroy, Tim, my family, my wife….it’s just a great thing,” said Drown beside his Halls Auto Sales, Malcuit Racing Engines, Wooster Glass, Kar Konnections, Hoosier Tire, Swartz Race cars backed #240.

Drown also dedicated the wins to sprint car driver Brad Haudenschild who is fighting health issues.

“I hope people keep Brad in their prayers and help his family out financially. They aren’t rich but the family is diehard racers and hopefully we can come together as a racing family and help them get through this,” Drown said.

In the 40-lap All Star feature Caleb Helms and Reed brought the field to green with Helms gaining the advantage. Reed would still the lead on lap two with Larson driving around Helms a lap later. The caution flew on lap four for a TJ Michael spin. On the ensuing restart Larson would execute a classic slider in turns three and four to take the lead.

Larson pulled away slightly from Reed with Kemenah staying close. Helms, Cale Thomas, Lee Jacobs and Dean Jacobs waged a terrific battle for fourth. Michael would spin again on lap eight, keeping Larson out of heavy lapped traffic.

By lap 10 Larson had pulled away as Reed and Kemenah gave chase and the battle continued for fourth with Lee Jacobs, Thomas and Dean Jacobs. The leaders would encounter very heavy lapped traffic by lap 16 but a caution for a Danny Holtgraver spin would give them a clear track on lap 17.

When the green flew so did Larson, building his lead to 1.17 second by lap 22. Meanwhile Reed and Kemenah began battling for second with Thomas, Lee Jacobs, and now Stuart Brubaker in pursuit. Larson would again hit heavy lapped traffic with 15 laps to go but Reed and Kemenah couldn’t close.

Larson got a scare on lap 28 when he made contact with a lapped machine, which allowed Reed to close to within .5 seconds. Larson then got more aggressive in traffic and pulled away for the win over Reed and Kemenah.

“I knew with 40 laps it would clean off and we would get some grip. I got a better start than I thought I would and we had that restart and Byron (Reed) slipped up off the bottom just a little bit and spun his tires and I was able to get a big run down the back stretch and slide him. From there I just had to hit my marks every time. The bottom was getting narrower and narrower. Especially on exit there in turn two. The last seven laps or so I thought I could see him once or twice running lower than me in three and four. I wasn’t closing on lappers out of turn two any more. It was tough running in their dirty air and the dirty track and I started to lose grip. I stayed cautious and we were able to get the lead early enough and I was able to run my own pace,” Larson said.

In the first 25 lap late model feature pole-sitter Drown would grab the lead at the drop of the green and only a couple of cautions would keep him from a huge win. Drown was never seriously challenged as he took the win over Frank, Ryan Markham, Doug Eck and Rick Bond.

In the night’s regular feature, Drown again drew the pole starting spot and battled Matt Irey at the drop of the green. Frank would take second on lap four and closed on Drown. Drown would then make the move of the race, going from the middle lane to the cushion and he began to pull away from Frank.

Lapped traffic at the half-way mark would cause Drown to move to the bottom groove and that allowed Frank to close. Meanwhile a tremendous battle ensued for third involving Irey, Cody Scott, Larry Kingseed, JR Gentry, Bond and Ryan Markham. Scott took third on lap 15 and began to close on Drown and Frank.

Once clear of the traffic Drown would move back to the cushion and drove to the win over Frank, Kingseed who got around Scott at the checkers and Irey.

Attica Raceway Park will be back in action Friday, July 1 on Baumann Auto Group Night. General admission is just $10. There will be a complete program of 410 and 305 sprints, late models and dirt trucks. The 410 sprints will also run their make-up feature from the May 20th rained out affair.

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com

Attica Raceway Park
Friday, June 17, 2016
Kistler Engines/Ohio CAT Night
Starting position [*]

410 Sprints – Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions

Qualifying
1.49-Tim Shaffer, 12.525; 2.40-Caleb Helms, 12.532; 3.81-Lee Jacobs, 12.569; 4.57-Kyle Larson, 12.687; 5.4-Kasey Kahne, 12.746; 6.22-Cole Duncan, 12.753; 7.73-Chris Andrews, 12.774; 8.60K-Jody Keegan, 12.798; 9.9-Jordan Ryan, 12.927; 10.10H-Chad Kemenah, 12.932; 11.33M-Caleb Griffith, 12.960; 12.71-Jamie Veal, 12.988; 13.91-Cale Thomas, 13.011; 14.21-Cap Henry, 13.028; 15.16-Stuart Brubaker, 13.028; 16.41X-Dominic Scelzi, 13.069; 17.5-Byron Reed, 13.076; 18.1-Dale Blaney, 13.100; 19.3J-Trey Jacobs, 13.127; 20.97-Dean Jacobs, 13.130; 21.45L-Brian Lay, 13.137; 22.93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 13.143; 23.8M-TJ Michael, 13.240; 24.O7-Jacob Wilson, 13.250; 25.8-Bryan Sebetto, 13.257; 26.7C-Taylor Ferns, 13.272; 27.38-DJ Foos, 13.342; 28.16M-Danny Mumaw, 13.355; 29.12-Daniel Harding, 13.399; 30.46AU-Stuart Williams, 13.489; 31.9Z-Duane Zablocki, 13.602; 32.5T-Travis Philo, 13.607; 33.70-Danny Holtgraver, 13.620; 34.22S-Brandon Spithaler, 13.639; 35.60-Kory Crabtree, 13.645; 36.68G-Tyler Gunn, 13.744; 37.57X-Andrew Palker, 13.952; 38.8J-Jess Stiger, 14.186; 39.11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.188; 40.51-Roger Campbell, 14.420; 41.7-Joe Swanson, 14.512; 42.59N-Bryan Nuckles, 14.707; 43.59-Jac Haudenschild, 14.912; 44.49H-Bradley Howard, 14.935; 45.AUS96-Andy Caruana, 15.099; 46.96AU-Bruce White, 15.402; 47.27Z-Sean Zemunik, 99.420;

Heat 1, Group A – (10 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 81-Lee Jacobs[2] ; 2. 49-Tim Shaffer[4] ; 3. 22-Cole Duncan[1] ; 4. 40-Caleb Helms[3] ; 5. 71-Jamie Veal[7] ; 6. 8M-TJ Michael[8] ; 7. 38-DJ Foos[11] ; 8. O7-Jacob Wilson[9] ; 9. 7C-Taylor Ferns[10] ; 10. 16M-Danny Mumaw[12] ; 11. 60K-Jody Keegan[5]

Heat 2, Group B – (10 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 10H-Chad Kemenah[3] ; 2. 91-Cale Thomas[2] ; 3. 21-Cap Henry[1] ; 4. 4-Kasey Kahne[4] ; 5. 8-Bryan Sebetto[9] ; 6. 3J-Trey Jacobs[6] ; 7. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[8] ; 8. 45L-Brian Lay[7] ; 9. 41X-Dominic Scelzi[5] ; 10. 46AU-Stuart Williams[10] ; 11. 22S-Brandon Spithaler[11] ; 12. 96AU-Bruce White[12]

Heat 3, Group C – (10 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 16-Stuart Brubaker[1] ; 2. 5-Byron Reed[5] ; 3. 33M-Caleb Griffith[2] ; 4. 57-Kyle Larson[4] ; 5. 9Z-Duane Zablocki[7] ; 6. 12-Daniel Harding[6] ; 7. 59-Jac Haudenschild[10] ; 8. 8J-Jess Stiger[8] ; 9. 51-Roger Campbell[9] ; 10. AUS96-Andy Caruana[11] ; 11. 27Z-Sean Zemunik[12] ; 12. 73-Chris Andrews[3]

Heat 4, Group D – (10 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 70-Danny Holtgraver[1] ; 2. 97-Dean Jacobs[3] ; 3. 5T-Travis Philo[2] ; 4. 1-Dale Blaney[4] ; 5. 60-Kory Crabtree[5] ; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser[8] ; 7. 68G-Tyler Gunn[6] ; 8. 59N-Bryan Nuckles[10] ; 9. 49H-Bradley Howard[11] ; 10. 57X-Andrew Palker[7] ; 11. 7-Joe Swanson[9]

Dash 1 – (8 Laps, determines A-main line-up)
1. 40-Caleb Helms[2] ; 2. 5-Byron Reed[1] ; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah[4] ; 4. 57-Kyle Larson[3] ; 5. 16-Stuart Brubaker[6] ; 6. 91-Cale Thomas[8] ; 7. 81-Lee Jacobs[5] ; 8. 49-Tim Shaffer[7]

C-Main 1 (10 Laps, top 2 to B)
1. 57X-Andrew Palker[2] ; 2. 68G-Tyler Gunn[1] ; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser[4] ; 4. 59-Jac Haudenschild[8] ; 5. 7-Joe Swanson[6] ; 6. 8J-Jess Stiger[3] ; 7. 51-Roger Campbell[5] ; 8. 59N-Bryan Nuckles[7] ; 9. 49H-Bradley Howard[9] ; 10. 27Z-Sean Zemunik[12] ; 11. AUS96-Andy Caruana[10] ; 12. 96AU-Bruce White[11] ; 13. 9-Jordan Ryan[13]

B-Main 1 – (12 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 73-Chris Andrews[1] ; 2. 3J-Trey Jacobs[4] ; 3. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[6] ; 4. 8M-TJ Michael[7] ; 5. 60K-Jody Keegan[2] ; 6. 46AU-Stuart Williams[13] ; 7. 41X-Dominic Scelzi[3] ; 8. 16M-Danny Mumaw[11] ; 9. O7-Jacob Wilson[8] ; 10. 68G-Tyler Gunn[16] ; 11. 12-Daniel Harding[12] ; 12. 7C-Taylor Ferns[9] ; 13. 22S-Brandon Spithaler[14] ; 14. 45L-Brian Lay[5] ; 15. 38-DJ Foos[10] ; 16. 57X-Andrew Palker[15]

A-Main 1 – (40 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson[4] ; 2. 5-Byron Reed[2] ; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah[3] ; 4. 91-Cale Thomas[6] ; 5. 22-Cole Duncan[11] ; 6. 16-Stuart Brubaker[5] ; 7. 1-Dale Blaney[16] ; 8. 33M-Caleb Griffith[13] ; 9. 81-Lee Jacobs[7] ; 10. 21-Cap Henry[12] ; 11. 97-Dean Jacobs[9] ; 12. 40-Caleb Helms[1] ; 13. 3J-Trey Jacobs[22] ; 14. 71-Jamie Veal[19] ; 15. 5T-Travis Philo[14] ; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser[25] ; 17. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[23] ; 18. 8M-TJ Michael[24] ; 19. 60-Kory Crabtree[20] ; 20. 4-Kasey Kahne[17] ; 21. 70-Danny Holtgraver[10] ; 22. 9Z-Duane Zablocki[15] ; 23. 73-Chris Andrews[21] ; 24. 8-Bryan Sebetto[18] ; 25. 49-Tim Shaffer[8] ; 26. 57X-Andrew Palker[26]
Hard Charger: 1-Dale Blaney +9

Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models

Heat 1 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 240-Doug Drown[6] ; 2. 59-Larry Bellman[3] ; 3. 21-Larry Kingseed[2] ; 4. 27-Ken Hahn[5] ; 5. 1DJ-DJ Miller[1] ; 6. 30-Nate Potts[7] ; 7. 2*-Kyle Moore[4]

Heat 2 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 1*-Chub Frank[4] ; 2. 92-Cody Scott[6] ; 3. 5M-Ryan Markham[2] ; 4. 12M-Bobby Michaels[7] ; 5. 15B-Mike Bores[5] ; 6. 43K-Louis Allan[1]

Heat 3 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 51-Devin Shiels[3] ; 2. 03-Jim Gingery[1] ; 3. 14-JR Gentry[6] ; 4. 42*-Bob Mayer[7] ; 5. 12-Kent Brewer[2] ; 6. 2D-Curtis Deisenroth[5] ; 7. 40-Wayne Maffett Jr[4]

Heat 4 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 36-Matt Irey[3] ; 2. 007-Rick Bond[1] ; 3. RH21-Gregg Haskell[4] ; 4. 99-Doug Eck[6] ; 5. 00-Mathew Chapman[7] ; 6. 01-Justin Chance[2] ; 7. 69R-Doug Baird[5]

B-Main 1 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 00-Mathew Chapman[4] ; 2. 1DJ-DJ Miller[1] ; 3. 12-Kent Brewer[3] ; 4. 01-Justin Chance[8] ; 5. 75-Dusty Moore[12] ; 6. 2D-Curtis Deisenroth[7] ; 7. 40-Wayne Maffett Jr[10] ; 8. 69R-Doug Baird[11] ; 9. 43K-Louis Allan[6] ; 10. 15B-Mike Bores[2]

A-Main 1 – (25 Laps)
1. 240-Doug Drown[1] ; 2. 1*-Chub Frank[5] ; 3. 21-Larry Kingseed[3] ; 4. 92-Cody Scott[6] ; 5. 36-Matt Irey[2] ; 6. 14-JR Gentry[4] ; 7. 51-Devin Shiels[11] ; 8. 00-Mathew Chapman[17] ; 9. 007-Rick Bond[7] ; 10. 01-Justin Chance[20] ; 11. 5M-Ryan Markham[10] ; 12. 99-Doug Eck[16] ; 13. RH21-Gregg Haskell[9] ; 14. 03-Jim Gingery[8] ; 15. 42*-Bob Mayer[15] ; 16. 12-Kent Brewer[19] ; 17. 27-Ken Hahn[13] ; 18. 59-Larry Bellman[12] ; 19. 1DJ-DJ Miller[18] ; 20. 12M-Bobby Michaels[14]
Hard Charger: 01-Justin Chance +10

May 20 Late Models

Heat 1 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 1X-Chub Frank[1] ; 2. 1N-Casey Noonan[2] ; 3. 21-Larry Kingseed[9] ; 4. 5M-Ryan Markham[7] ; 5. 75-Dusty Moore[5] ; 6. 7-Dave Hornikel[8] ; 7. 79-Brad Malcuit[6] ; 8. RH21-Gregg Haskell[3] ; 9. 12M-Bobby Michaels[4]

Heat 2 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 36-Matt Irey[1] ; 2. 14-JR Gentry[2] ; 3. 2*-Kyle Moore[4] ; 4. 00-Mathew Chapman[3] ; 5. 59-Larry Bellman[7] ; 6. 51-Devin Shiels[8] ; 7. 15B-Mike Bores[9] ; 8. 42*-Bob Mayer[6] ; 9. 12-Kent Brewer[5]

Heat 3 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 240-Doug Drown[8] ; 2. 007-Rick Bond[1] ; 3. B4U-Brad Eitniear[4] ; 4. 99-Doug Eck[7] ; 5. 03-Jim Gingery[3] ; 6. 2D-Curtis Deisenrott[2] ; 7. 30-Nate Potts[5] ; 8. 69R-Doug Baird[6]

A-Main 1 – (25 Laps)
1. 240-Doug Drown[1] ; 2. 1X-Chub Frank[7] ; 3. 5M-Ryan Markham[3] ; 4. 99-Doug Eck[2] ; 5. 007-Rick Bond[8] ; 6. 59-Larry Bellman[12] ; 7. 21-Larry Kingseed[9] ; 8. 00-Mathew Chapman[6] ; 9. 51-Devin Shiels[14] ; 10. 12M-Bobby Michaels[21] ; 11. 36-Matt Irey[5] ; 12. 12-Kent Brewer[22] ; 13. 14-JR Gentry[4] ; 14. 03-Jim Gingery[13] ; 15. 42*-Bob Mayer[19] ; 16. 2D-Curtis Deisenrott[15] ; 17. 69R-Doug Baird[20] ; 18. RH21-Gregg Haskell[18] ; 19. 75-Dusty Moore[11] ; 20. 15B-Mike Bores[16]
Hard Charger: 12M-Bobby Michaels +11

2016 Ohio Sprint Speedweek Preview

Blaney 2016 SpeedweekBy Brian Liskai: ATTICA, Ohio – Attica Raceway Park will kick off the 34th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek Presented by Cometic Gasket on Friday, June 17. ARP will be the first of eight race nights at eight different Ohio tracks all over the course of nine days.

 

Friday’s speedweek opener will mark the 111th visit of Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car series at “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant. The All Stars have competed at ARP twice in 2016 with six time series champion Dale Blaney winning both events. Blaney, who has 25 career wins at Attica of which 18 have been All Star events, is coming off a series win this past Saturday at Butler Battlegrounds Speedway. It was his 131st career All Star victory. He also scored the speedweek win at Attica in 2004, 2007 and 2015.

 

Blaney and All Star competitors Chad Kemenah (21 career wins at ARP), Sheldon Haudenschild (2 career wins at ARP), Danny Holtgraver (3 career wins at ARP), Cap Henry (4 career wins at ARP), TJ Michael, Lee Jacobs (4 career ARP wins), Caleb Helms, Kraig Kinser and Andrew Palker (1 career ARP win) will have their hands full with the tough Attica weekly stars. Seven time track champion Byron Reed scored his first win of the season this past Friday and now has 32 career ARP victories. Former track champions Caleb Griffith and Chris Andrews have also posted victories in 2016. Throw in Brian Lay who owns two career victories at Attica and recorded a second place runFriday, Travis Philo (2 career ARP wins), Jordan Ryan, Jody Keegan, Stuart Brubaker (4 career ARP wins), DJ Foos, Tyler Gunn and regional competitors and it will be an entertaining battle.

 

Gates for Kistler Engines/Ohio CAT Night will open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7:45 p.m. Adult general admission tickets are $22; senior citizens $20; teens (ages 11-15) $10; kids 10 and under free; and pit passes are $35.

 

Also racing will be the Summit Equipment UMP Late Models in a complete program and the make-up B-main and A-main from the May 20 rain out.

 

There is plenty of camping area available with limited areas with electric.

 

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com

 

Ohio Sprint Speedweek History at Attica Raceway Park

Year Winner
1990 Sammy Swindell
1991 Sammy Swindell
1992 Terry Shephard
1993 Gary Wright
1994 Frank Kerr
1995 Mark Keegan
1996 Frank Kerr
1997 Joey Saldana
1998 Dean Jacobs
1999 Kenny Jacobs
2000 Jeff Shepard
2001 Byron Reed
2002 Greg Wilson
2003 Chad Kemenah
2004 Dale Blaney
2005 Greg Wilson
2006 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
2007 Dale Blaney
2008 Rain
2009 Rain
2010 Byron Reed
2011 Tim Shaffer
2012 Danny Holtgraver
2013 Chris Andrews
2014 Rain
2015 Dale Blaney

6.10.16 Results Burns Electric/Gordon Lumber Night

Reed defends “northern turf” against southern invaders at Attica

By Brian Liskai ATTICA, Ohio – Byron Reed wasn’t planning on chasing any points in 2016. The seven time and defending Attica Raceway Park Champion and three time and defending Kistler Racing Products FAST Championship Series titlist planned on missing some races to spend time with family and maybe travel to other tracks. After Friday on Burns Electric/Gordon Lumber Night at Attica Raceway Park those plans may change.

Reed grabbed the lead on lap 21 of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 Sprint A-main and drove away to his first win of the year at Attica. However, it is Reed’s third FAST victory of 2016 and vaulted him into the point lead of the $10,000-to-win series.

Reed now has 32 career wins at “Ohio’s Finest Racing” venue and sits second in all-time victories at the track. The win opened the “North Verses South” battle of the FAST series and Ohio Sprint Car Series.

“We said to start the year we were not going to race for points. There are some races and tracks I’d really like to go to. I love Attica and Fremont, but I love Kokomo Speedway and it was on our schedule and even thought about going to Knoxville this year. It’s going to be a hard decision as good as we’re running around here. I’ve done this so long and I only have so many years left and I’d like to do other things before I’m done so we’ll have to make a decision in the next couple of weeks,” Reed said.

The Fremont Fence 305 Sprints ran two features – the make-up event from the rained out feature of May 20, and the night’s regular show.

In the make up feature Fremont’s Paul Weaver would take the lead on lap 11 and drove away for his second win of the year at Attica. It was his 35th career victory at the track as he leads all drivers in wins in the 305 sprint division.

The win was even more special considering Weaver destroyed a car a week ago at Fremont when a rear axel broke. Weaver brought out an old back-up car to get the win.

“I bought this car off of Bob Hampshire. It’s a ’09 and I actually sold it to Jamie Miller this winter but he never came and got it. He said I could run it. It’s a really tight car but I had it freed up where it was good for this race but we’re really going to have to work with it for later on because it will be way different,” said Weaver beside his Hampshire Engines, M&L Excavating, Schiets Motorsports, Weaver Performance Center backed #1W.

In the night’s regular 305 sprint feature, Fremont’s Bobby Clark would lead all 25 laps to score his second win of the season. It was Clark’s 21st career victory at Attica and ties him with Bryan Scott for third on the track’s all-time win list for the 305 sprints.

Clark, the defending JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Sprint Series Presented by Engine Pro champion, takes over sole possession of the series point lead with his second FAST win of 2016. Three drivers – Clark, Nate Dussel and Weaver – came into the night tied atop the standings.

“We’ve started at the back a lot this year and it was Dave’s (Foos, crew chief) turn to draw and he got a two and that really helped tonight,” Clark said beside his Fremont Fence, Kear’s Speed Shop, Shelluke’s Bar, Big D’s Pizza, B&L Plumbing backed machine.

“The car was really sticking I just had to be careful. I watched quite a bit of that 410 feature and I knew the bottom was where I had to be. I just had to be careful not to give it up,” added Clark of his Nagy Equipment Sales, Willie’s Towing, Schiets Motorsports, Miller Rigging sponsored #8.

Over the past couple season’s Toledo’s Cory McCaughey has led a lot of laps in the dirt trucks and finished second a lot. He finally got his first dirt win. McCaughey would lead all 15 laps but early on Jeff Ward didn’t make it easy. But McCaughey would pull away and dominate for his first Attica victory.

“Twelve second places…that’s how many….12. The last few laps all I kept thinking was ‘how am I going to finish second again.’ I have to thank A&D Auto Parts, John’s Fourth Season, IPS Rooter Pro, Central Collision, Ron Miller Race Cars and my dad…we did it on dirt dad,” McCaughey said.

It was a rough start to the 30-lap $3,000-to-win 410 sprint feature. Rob Chaney caused a caution before a lap could be completed. When the green flew again, Brian Lay grabbed the lead from Caleb Griffith with Chad Kemenah, Travis Philo, Byron Reed and Dale Blaney in tow. After a lap was scored Chris Andrews spun, collecting Chaney whose night was done.

On the ensuing restart Andrews spun again, ending his feature. When the green flew again the race would go to the end caution-free.

Lay bolted back into the lead with Griffith being challenged by Kemenah while Reed slipped around Philo and Blaney. Lay pulled away slightly with Kemenah taking second on lap five. Kemenah quickly caught Lay and the pair battled hard over the next two laps before Kemenah grabbed the lead on lap eight.

Meanwhile a heck of a battle ensued for third involving Griffith, Reed, Blaney and TJ Michael. Kemenah could not shake Lay who continually raced to his inside to challenge. As the leaders entered lapped traffic, Lay drove under Kemenah to regain the lead on lap 15 with Reed, Blaney and Michael in tow.

Lay and Kemenah continued to battle with Reed reeling them in while Blaney, Michael, Griffith and Sheldon Haudenschild gave chase. With 13 laps to go Reed caught the lead duo. Reed grabbed second on lap 18 as the leaders drove into heavy lapped traffic.

Reed made his winning move on lap 21, driving under Lay who was trying to get around lapped cars. Once in the lead Reed pulled away for the win. Lay, Kemenah, Blaney and Michael would round out the top five.

“That was a perfect race for me. I was just praying there wouldn’t be a caution there at the end. Once we got racing I got to over driving the car and was losing ground. Once I got settled down it got going really good. I have to thank my long time sponsor now Crown Battery but I also have to thank my brand new sponsor Ken Gill Construction…Ray Brooks and his boys are here tonight so it’s a great way to start the sponsorship off for those guys,” Reed said.

In the first 305 sprint A-main, Jamie Miller and Ricky Peterson brought the field to green and that duo battled each other tough over the opening handful of laps. Behind them Kyle Capodice and seventh starter Weaver raced side by side for third with Weaver taking the spot on lap three. Weaver drove under Miller for second on lap six and closed quickly on Peterson.

Peterson encountered lapped traffic by the ninth circuit and he and Weaver would bump wheels for the lead. Weaver grabbed the top spot on lap 11 and began to pull away. Peterson, Miller and Capodice gave chase with a fantastic battle fifth ensuing with Seth Schneider, Dan McCarron and Steve Rando.

Weaver encountered heavy lapped traffic with eight laps to go, but he muscled is way through and drove to the win over Peterson with Miller holding off Capodice for third. Schneider won the battle for fifth.

In the night’s regular feature for the 305 sprints, Clark quickly bolted into the lead at the drop of the green over Weaver, Tyler Street, Capodice, McCarron, Brandon Moore and Nate Dussel. Capodice grabbed second on lap seven just before the caution flew for Ray Thurston.

When the green flew so did Clark, pulling away from Capodice with Weaver in tow. Nate Dussel would drive from sixth to third on the restart and closed quickly on Capodice. The caution flew again on lap 14 for a Matt Foos spin with the running order Clark, Capodice, Dussel, Weaver, Street, Moore, McCarron and Dustin Dinan.

Clark would get a great restart and pulled away as Capodice had his hands full with Dussel. Dussel would take second on lap 17. With seven laps to go the car on the move was Jamie Miller who had driven from his 18th starting spot to seventh. Miller moved into the top five with six laps remaining.

Disaster struck for Dussel on lap 22 as he spun while battling with Capodice. When the green flew Clark drove away for the win over Capodice, Weaver, Miller and Dinan.

In the non-stop 15 lap dirt truck feature McCaughey and Ward battled for the lead early with Brad Stuckey, Dustin Keegan and Brian Arnold staying close. Once McCaughey was able to settle down and hit his marks, he pulled away.

Stuckey drove into second on lap four but could not close on McCaughey who would win by a straight-away over Stuckey, Ward, Keegan and Dana Fry who started 11th.

Attica Raceway Park will be back in action Friday, June 17 to kick off the 34th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedway with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Kistler Engines/Ohio Cat Night. The UMP late models will also be racing as they not only will run a regular program but their May 20th rained out feature.

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com and follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk and like Attica Raceway Park on Facebook.

Attica Raceway Park
Friday, June 10, 2016
Gordon Lumber/Burns Electric
Starting spot [*]

O’Reilly Auto Parts
410 Sprints
40 cars

Qualifying
1.93-Sheldon Haudenschield, 12.440; 2.1-Dale Blaney, 12.542; 3.40-Caleb Helms, 12.561; 4.45L-Brian Lay, 12.616; 5.73-Chris Andrews, 12.623; 6.09-Craig Mintz, 12.656; 7.22-Cole Duncan, 12.669; 8.10H-Chad Kemenah, 12.764; 9.9R-Jordan Ryan, 12.812; 10.9Z-Duane Zablocki, 12.907; 11.5R-Byron Reed, 12.924; 12.16-Stuart Brubaker, 12.927; 13.23-DJ Foos, 12.959; 14.9x-Rob Chaney, 12.980; 15.60-Jody Keegan, 12.996; 16.83M-Broc Martin, 13.021; 17.68G-Tyler Gunn, 13.023; 18.6M-Jac Haudenschild, 13.043; 19.97-Dean Jacobs, 13.079; 20.7-Shawn Valenti, 13.125; 21.27Z-Sean Zemunik, 13.175; 22.25M-Ken Mackey, 13.191; 23.22B-Ryan Broughton, 13.194; 24.56R-Ryan Myers, 13.203; 25.59-Bryan Nuckles, 13.271; 26.7S-Joe Swanson, 13.277; 27.5T-Travis Philo, 13.314; 28.33M-Caleb Griffith, 13.335; 29.8M-TJ Michael, 13.353; 30.12-Daniel Harding, 13.441; 31.46AU-Stuart Williams, 13.512; 32.83X-Nate Reeser, 13.542; 33.8-David Smith, 13.559; 34.4-Danny Smith, 13.605; 35.38-Max Stambaugh, 13.625; 36.89-George Hawkins, 13.643; 37.8J-Jess Stiger, 13.668; 38.40I-Mark Imler, 13.922; 39.22D-Josh Davis, 13.953; 40.96AU-Bruce White, 14.034;

Heat 1, Group A – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 9Z-Duane Zablocki[2] ; 2. 09-Craig Mintz[4] ; 3. 9R-Jordan Ryan[3] ; 4. 27Z-Sean Zemunik[1] ; 5. 56R-Ryan Myers[6] ; 6. 25M-Ken Mackey[5] ; 7. 8-David Smith[8] ; 8. 83X-Nate Reeser[7]

Heat 2, Group B – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 45L-Brian Lay[2] ; 2. 93-Sheldon Haudenschield[4] ; 3. 22-Cole Duncan[1] ; 4. 40-Caleb Helms[3] ; 5. 9x-Rob Chaney[5] ; 6. 7-Shawn Valenti[6] ; 7. 46AU-Stuart Williams[8] ; 8. 7S-Joe Swanson[7]

Heat 3, Group C – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 73-Chris Andrews[3] ; 2. 1-Dale Blaney[4] ; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah[2] ; 4. 23-DJ Foos[5] ; 5. 16-Stuart Brubaker[1] ; 6. 83M-Broc Martin[6] ; 7. 97-Dean Jacobs[7] ; 8. 59-Bryan Nuckles[8]

Heat 4, Group D – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 8M-TJ Michael[1] ; 2. 5T-Travis Philo[2] ; 3. 60-Jody Keegan[4] ; 4. 12-Daniel Harding[5] ; 5. 38-Max Stambaugh[6] ; 6. 22D-Josh Davis[7] ; 7. 96AU-Bruce White[8] ; 8. 68G-Tyler Gunn[3]

Heat 5, Group E – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 33M-Caleb Griffith[1] ; 2. 5R-Byron Reed[4] ; 3. 22B-Ryan Broughton[2] ; 4. 4-Danny Smith[5] ; 5. 8J-Jess Stiger[7] ; 6. 6M-Jac Haudenschild[3] ; 7. 89-George Hawkins[6] ; 8. 40I-Mark Imler[8]

B-Main 1 – (10 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 23-DJ Foos[2] ; 2. 83M-Broc Martin[7] ; 3. 9x-Rob Chaney[4] ; 4. 4-Danny Smith[3] ; 5. 46AU-Stuart Williams[9] ; 6. 25M-Ken Mackey[6] ; 7. 40I-Mark Imler[13] ; 8. 6M-Jac Haudenschild[8] ; 9. 83X-Nate Reeser[11] ; 10. 38-Max Stambaugh[5] ; 11. 96AU-Bruce White[10] ; 12. 59-Bryan Nuckles[12]

B-Main 2 – (10 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 97-Dean Jacobs[9] ; 2. 40-Caleb Helms[1] ; 3. 56R-Ryan Myers[3] ; 4. 16-Stuart Brubaker[4] ; 5. 68G-Tyler Gunn[12] ; 6. 12-Daniel Harding[2] ; 7. 7-Shawn Valenti[6] ; 8. 8-David Smith[8] ; 9. 89-George Hawkins[10] ; 10. 7S-Joe Swanson[11] ; 11. 8J-Jess Stiger[5] ; 12. 22D-Josh Davis[7]

A-Main 1 – (30 Laps)
1. 5R-Byron Reed[5] ; 2. 45L-Brian Lay[1] ; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah[4] ; 4. 1-Dale Blaney[6] ; 5. 8M-TJ Michael[11] ; 6. 93-Sheldon Haudenschield[12] ; 7. 33M-Caleb Griffith[2] ; 8. 5T-Travis Philo[3] ; 9. 22-Cole Duncan[8] ; 10. 97-Dean Jacobs[17] ; 11. 09-Craig Mintz[10] ; 12. 40-Caleb Helms[19] ; 13. 9R-Jordan Ryan[13] ; 14. 9Z-Duane Zablocki[7] ; 15. 60-Jody Keegan[14] ; 16. 83M-Broc Martin[18] ; 17. 56R-Ryan Myers[21] ; 18. 22B-Ryan Broughton[15] ; 19. 73-Chris Andrews[9] ; 20. 9x-Rob Chaney[20]
Hard Charger: 97-Dean Jacobs +7

Fremont Fence 305 Sprints

Heat 1 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 2F-Matt Foos[1] ; 2. 22M-Dan McCarron[8] ; 3. 7M-Brandon Moore[3] ; 4. 6-Ray Thurston[2] ; 5. 2-Ricky Peterson[9] ; 6. 99-Alvin Roepke[5] ; 7. 39C-Scott Riley[7] ; 8. 7-Dylan Kingan[4] ; 9. 45-Trevor Baker[6]

Heat 2 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 1X-Dustin Dinan[1] ; 2. 8-Bobby Clark[4] ; 3. 11G-Luke Griffith[2] ; 4. 77I-John Ivy[7] ; 5. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[8] ; 6. 32H-Dan Hennig[6] ; 7. 9R-Dustin Rall[5] ; 8. 10X-Dustin Stroup[3]

Heat 3 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 1W-Paul Weaver[1] ; 2. 19R-Steve Rando[5] ; 3. 12-Kyle Capodice[7] ; 4. 22-Seth Schneider[2] ; 5. 75-Jerry Dahms[6] ; 6. 14-Rick Daugherty[8] ; 7. 41-Thomas Schinderle[4] ; 8. 47-Matt Lucius[3]

Heat 4 – (8 Laps, top 4 to A)
1. 1-Nate Dussel[1] ; 2. 4*-Tyler Street[3] ; 3. 25-Jason Keckler[7] ; 4. 2L-Landon LaLonde[2] ; 5. 66-Jamie Miller[8] ; 6. 20B-Cody Bova[4] ; 7. 94K-Kevin Mingus[6] ; 8. 1J-Jeremy Shambaugh[5]

B-Main 1 – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[2] ; 2. 2-Ricky Peterson[1] ; 3. 99-Alvin Roepke[3] ; 4. 32H-Dan Hennig[4] ; 5. 39C-Scott Riley[5] ; 6. 45-Trevor Baker[9] ; 7. 9R-Dustin Rall[6] ; 8. 7-Dylan Kingan[7] ; 9. 10X-Dustin Stroup[8]

B-Main 2 – (8 Laps, top 3 to A)
1. 66-Jamie Miller[2] ; 2. 20B-Cody Bova[4] ; 3. 14-Rick Daugherty[3] ; 4. 41-Thomas Schinderle[5] ; 5. 94K-Kevin Mingus[6] ; 6. 47-Matt Lucius[7] ; 7. 1J-Jeremy Shambaugh[8] ; 8. 75-Jerry Dahms[1]

A-Main 1 – (25 Laps)
1. 8-Bobby Clark[2] ; 2. 12-Kyle Capodice[6] ; 3. 1W-Paul Weaver[4] ; 4. 66-Jamie Miller[18] ; 5. 1X-Dustin Dinan[7] ; 6. 19R-Steve Rando[11] ; 7. 7M-Brandon Moore[8] ; 8. 22M-Dan McCarron[3] ; 9. 4*-Tyler Street[1] ; 10. 11G-Luke Griffith[12] ; 11. 99-Alvin Roepke[21] ; 12. 25-Jason Keckler[9] ; 13. 20B-Cody Bova[20] ; 14. 77I-John Ivy[14] ; 15. 2-Ricky Peterson[19] ; 16. 22-Seth Schneider[15] ; 17. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[17] ; 18. 1-Nate Dussel[10] ; 19. 14-Rick Daugherty[22] ; 20. 2F-Matt Foos[5] ; 21. 2L-Landon LaLonde[16] ; 22. 6-Ray Thurston[13]
Hard Charger: 66-Jamie Miller +14

Dirt Trucks –

Heat 1 – (8 Laps)
1. 36M-Cory McCaughey[1] ; 2. 5S-Brad Stuckey[4] ; 3. 17X-Dustin Keegan[6] ; 4. 16-Steve Sabo[3] ; 5. 72-Eric Potridge[2] ; 6. 7F-Dana Frey[7] ; 7. 2-Matt Foos[5]

Heat 2 – (8 Laps)
1. 33W-Jeff Ward[5] ; 2. 33-Brian Arnold[1] ; 3. J7-John Jones[4] ; 4. 13-Len Benyak[6] ; 5. 4S-Keith Sorg[2] ; 6. 8KB-Kody Brewer[3]

A-Main 1 – (15 Laps)
1. 36M-Cory McCaughey[1] ; 2. 5S-Brad Stuckey[4] ; 3. 33W-Jeff Ward[2] ; 4. 17X-Dustin Keegan[6] ; 5. 7F-Dana Frey[11] ; 6. 4S-Keith Sorg[10] ; 7. 33-Brian Arnold[5] ; 8. 16-Steve Sabo[7] ; 9. 13-Len Benyak[8] ; 10. 72-Eric Potridge[9] ; 11. J7-John Jones[3]
Hard Charger: 7F-Dana Frey +6

305 Sprints
Make-up from May 20

Heat 1 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 11G-Luke Griffith[1] ; 2. 22M-Dan McCarron[3] ; 3. 66-Jamie Miller[2] ; 4. 2-Ricky Peterson[4] ; 5. 77I-John Ivy[7] ; 6. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[6] ; 7. 19R-Steve Rando[8] ; 8. 7M-Brandon Moore[5]

Heat 2 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 10X-Dustin Stroup[1] ; 2. 25-Jason Keckler[2] ; 3. 87-Brian Gibbs[3] ; 4. 9R-Dustin Rall[4] ; 5. 14-Rick Daugherty[6] ; 6. 4*-Tyler Street[8] ; 7. 42-Kevin Shirey[5] ; 8. 39C-Scott Riley[7]

Heat 3 – (8 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 36-Seth Schneider[1] ; 2. 12-Kyle Capodice[3] ; 3. 1W-Paul Weaver[5] ; 4. 45-Trevor Baker[4] ; 5. 8-Bobby Clark[7] ; 6. 18N-Frank Neill[6] ; 7. 75-Jerry Dahms[8] ; 8. 1X-Dustin Dinan[2]

B-Main 1 – (10 Laps, top 5 to A)
1. 19R-Steve Rando[4] ; 2. 4*-Tyler Street[2] ; 3. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[1] ; 4. 18N-Frank Neill[3] ; 5. 7M-Brandon Moore[7] ; 6. 42-Kevin Shirey[5] ; 7. 39C-Scott Riley[8] ; 8. 75-Jerry Dahms[6] ; 9. 1X-Dustin Dinan[9]

A-Main 1 – (25 Laps)
1. 1W-Paul Weaver[7] ; 2. 2-Ricky Peterson[2] ; 3. 66-Jamie Miller[1] ; 4. 12-Kyle Capodice[3] ; 5. 36-Seth Schneider[6] ; 6. 22M-Dan McCarron[11] ; 7. 19R-Steve Rando[15] ; 8. 10X-Dustin Stroup[5] ; 9. 77I-John Ivy[12] ; 10. 45-Trevor Baker[9] ; 11. 25-Jason Keckler[4] ; 12. 11G-Luke Griffith[8] ; 13. 8-Bobby Clark[14] ; 14. 4*-Tyler Street[16] ; 15. 20I-Kelsey Ivy[17] ; 16. 9R-Dustin Rall[10] ; 17. 14-Rick Daugherty[13] ; 18. 39C-Scott Riley[19] ; 19. 75-Jerry Dahms[20] ; 20. 7M-Brandon Moore[18]
Hard Charger: 19R-Steve Rando +8

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