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jammin
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posted October 27, 2002 07:07 AM UIN: 16262997
OCTOBERFEST QUALIFYING COMPLETE - DRIVERS READY FOR 350 LAPS OF FEATURE RACING

HAGERSTOWN, MD - Race cars and fans jammed the Hagerstown Speedway as 218

cars signed in on Saturday for the 15th Annual Octoberfest 350. Thirty
qualifying events in less than six hours has set the field for the four
features on Sunday. Gates will open at 11 A.M. with the first of four
features paying $10,000-to-win beginning at 1 P.M.

Heat winners for the 69 small block modifieds were Mitch Gibbs, Doug

Hoffman, Rick Laubach, Wade Hendrickson, Frank Cozze and MeMe DeSantis. Ricky

Elliott, Brian Weaver and Mike Colston won the consolations.

In the late models, Dale Kerstetter, Rick Eckert, Kirk Ryan Jr and Rodney

Franklin won the heats for 53 late models. Eric Hons and Gary Stuhler won
the
consolations.

J.R. Hefner, Keith Hoffman, Wade Hendrickson, H.J. Bunting III, Shawn

Reimert and Kenny Brightbill were the heat winners in the big block
modifieds. Mark Forte, Jim Weller, Kyle Strickler and Deron Rust won the

consolations. There were 67 big blocks signed in.

The super sprints were led by heat winners Sean Michael, Lance Dewease

and Chad Layton. Greg Hodnett won the consolation for the 29 sprints.

All four features on Sunday will pay $10,000 to each winner and will

start heads-up from Saturday's qualifying events.

RESULTS:

SMALL BLOCK MODIFIED: 69 Cars (Heat 1) 1. Mitch Gibbs; 2. Billy Pauch; 3.

Chad Bachman. (Heat 2) 1. Doug Hoffman; 2. J.R. Heffner; 3. Craig Von Dohren.

(Heat 3) 1. Rick Laubach; 2. Keith Brightbill; 3. Jimmy Horton. (Heat 4)
1.
Wade Hendrickson; 2. Kenny Brightbill; 3. Ryan Watt. (Heat 5) 1. Frank Cozze;

2. Todd Burley; 3. Darren McCaughey. (Heat 6) 1. MeMe DeSantis; 2. Bill
Devine; 3. Smokey Warren. (Consi #1) 1. Ricky Elliott; 2. Jimmy Chester;

(Consi #2) 1. Brian Weaver; 2. Bud Christman. (Consi #3) 1. Mike Colston;
2.
Al Shawver Jr. (Consi #4) 1. Rick Schaffer; 2. Jeff Strunk.

LATE MODELS: 53 Cars (Heat 1) 1. Dale Kerstetter; 2. Rodney Sweitzer; 3.

Gerald Davis; 4. Scott Haus. (Heat 2) 1. Rick Eckert; 2. Frankie Plessinger;

3. Devin Friese; 4. Dave Reed. (Heat 3) 1. Jeff Smith; 2. James Adkins; 3.

Richard Irwin; 4. Rusty Sites. (Heat 4) 1. Kirk Ryan Jr.; 2. Brian Ruhlman;

3. D.J. Myers; 4. Allen Brannon. (Heat 5) 1. Rodney Franklin; 2. Todd
Andrews; 3. Scott Cross; 4. Ty Myers. (Consi #1) 1. Eric Hons; 2. Mike
Lupfer; 3. Dan Stone. (Consi #2) 1. Gary Stuhler; 2. Steve Campbell; 3. Jim

Bernheisel.

BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS: 67 Cars (Heat 1) 1. J. R. Hefner; 2. Jimmy Horton; 3.

Doug Hoffman. (Heat 2) 1. Keith Hoffman; 2. Frank Cozze; 3. Billy Pauch.

(Heat 3) 1. Wade Hendrickson; 2. MeMe DeSantis; 3. Mike Romano. (Heat 4)
1.
H.J. Bunting III; 2. Buddy Christman; 3. Craig VonDohren. (Heat 5) 1. Shawn

Reimert; 2. Adam Jarrell; 3. Bruce Kline. (Heat 6) 1. Kenny Brightbill; 2.

Kevin Boland; 3. Rick Laubach. (Consi #1) 1. Mark Forte; 2. Bob Lineman.

(Consi #2) 1. Jim Weller; 2. Ryan Godown. (Consi #3) 1. Kyle Strickler; 2.

Jimmy Chester. (Consi #4) 1. Deron Rust; 2. Donny Radd.

SUPER SPRINTS: 29 Cars (Heat 1) 1. Sean Michael; 2. Fred Rahmer; 3. Billy

Pauch; 4. Cris Eash; 5. Rod George; 6. Judi Bates. (Heat 2) 1. Lance Dewease;

2. Kevin Frey; 3. Rick Lafferty; 4. Alan Cole; 5. Jeff Rohrbaugh; 6. Donnie

Kreitz. (Heat 3) 1. Chad Layton; 2. Brook Weibly; 3. Johnny Mackison; 4.
Todd
Allen; 6. Bob Beidleman. (Consi) 1. Greg Hodnett; 2. Blane Heimbach; 3. Daryl

Stimeling; 4. Smokey Snellbaker; 5. Scott Bonnell; 6. Pete Green; 7. Shawn

Stidfole; 8. J. R. Berry.

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