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Kody Swanson wins USAC Silver Crown Rollie Beale Classic

California hot shoe Kody Swanson in the DePalma #63 and ace crew chief Bob Hampshire won the 100 lap USAC Silver Crown Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic at Toledo Speedway.

This was Swanson’s third Silver Crown win at Toledo. The restored car of Toledo area legend Rollie Beale was moved onto the track for pre race ceremonies with the Beale family and the track welcomed other racing legends in the Racer’s Reunion.

Justin Grant in the Hemelgarn #91 set fast time at 15.170

Top 10 finishers

  1. Kody Swanson #63
  2. Bobby Santos #22
  3. David Byrne #40
  4. Eric Gordon #21
  5. Aaron Pierce #26
  6. Austin Nemire #16
  7. Cody Gerhardt #60
  8. Matt Goodnight #39
  9. Travis Welpott #18
  10. Justin Grant #91

Craig Everage scores win in ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late Models

Craig Everage of Angola Ind. wins the 50 lap ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late Model feature on Jack’s Bicycle Night

Heat race winners were Stan Yee Jr and Tadel Stadniczuk with Jimmy Thiel setting fast time with a lap of 11.818

Top 10 finishers

  1. Craig Everage #101
  2. Frank Jiovani #45
  3. Jimmy Thiel #09
  4. Paul Pelletier #44
  5. Stan Yee Jr. #33
  6. Corey Duane #46
  7. Scott Pemberton #P51
  8. Tadek Stadniczuk #24
  9. Jeff Vrsek #20
  10. Chris Benson #51

Rob Randa wins thrilling ARCA DTS Street Stock “A” feature by inches

Rob Randa nipped Jeff Metdepenningen by inches after the duo raced side by side in the closing laps of the 25 lap ARCA DTS Street Stock “A” feature

Randa set quick time at 13.497 with Grant Hedges, Dave Liaeff, Regan Ford and Ian Jezylo.

Top 10 finishers

  1. Rob Randa #67
  2. Jeff Metdepenningen  #78
  3. Guy Fire  #84
  4. Ray Morneau Jr  #03
  5. Scott Selmi  #24
  6. Grant Hedges  #48
  7. Dave Liaeff  #28
  8. Greg Studt  #33
  9. Craig Lange  #76
  10. Steve Searles  #69

 

 

Jim Froling grabs ARCA Aramark Late Model Sportsman feature. Osenbaugh wins Factory Stocks

Jim Froling of West Bloomfield Mich  grabbed the 50 lap ARCA Aramark Late Model feature at Toledo Speedway

Craig Osenbaugh won the 20 lap Factory Stock feature

Top 9 Sportsman finishers

  1. Jim Froling  #46
  2. Greg Stilwell #47
  3. Tom O’Leary IV #8
  4. Howard Kelley #11
  5. Landon Schuster #118
  6. Dan Grigsby #711
  7. Andy Harding #78
  8. Robert Meiring #57
  9. Ron Allen #69

Top 8 Factory Stock finishers

  1. Craig Osenbaugh #99
  2. Jacob Thomas #06
  3. Matt Ringger #13
  4. Ethan Stadniczuk #20
  5. Jesse Carillo #10
  6. Paul Martell #54
  7. Adrian Sharp #55
  8. Randy Padgett Jr # 01

Bill Earley wins ARCA Victory Lane Quick Oil Change Figure 8 feature

Bill Earley of Romulus,  three time defending champion won the 20 lap Figure 8 feature on Jack’s Bicycle of Monroe Scout Night

Jeremy Miller was fast qualifier at 20.947 with Dan Apperson and Travis Earley scoring heat race wins

Top 9 finishers;

  1. Bill Earley #09
  2. Dan Apperson #08
  3. Eugene Worden #8
  4. Jeremy Miller #52
  5. Greg Studt #33
  6. Joe Vanderhoof #27
  7. Travis Earley #06
  8. Dennis Whisman #1
  9. Dennis Whisman Jr #2

Flat Rock’s Dan Dow Named 2014 Mechanic of the Year

Dan Dow was named as a co-winner of the 2014 Mechanic of the Year, along with Butch Dowker, by the Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club. Dan, who wrenches on several cars in the Flat Rock Speedway DTS Street Stock division, was honored at the MARFC 49th Annual Banquet on January 17, 2015.

He builds engines, and helps out wherever he is needed, on the cars of his sons, Rob and Tim Moore, plus the cars of Guy Fire, Gary Calhoun and Aaron Greathouse.  Rob won the 2014 “A” championship to match the one Tim won in 2011, while Guy Fire and Aaron Greathouse also joined Rob and Tim as feature winners this last season.

Congratulations Dan!