posted April 21, 2001 10:37 AM
EAST WINDSOR SPEEDWAY STOCK CAR OPENERS GO TO HOFFMAN (MODIFIEDS), LIEDL
(SPORTSMAN) AND CHENEY (STREETS) ON FRIDAY
EAST WINDSOR, N.J. ~ East Windsor Speedway officials won the race against
"Mother Nature" on Friday as opening night events were completed in just two
and one half hours and just minutes before rain started to fall on the
speedway. Modified stock car driver Doug Hoffman of Allentown, Pa., Sportsman
speedster Art Liedl, Jr. of Somerville and defending Street Stock champion Al
Cheney of Cranbury were glad officials pushed the program along as they were
feature winners on the half-mile clay oval.
With reports of showers all around the speedway, Hoffman jumped to the
lead of the year's first Modified race and never looked back. If he did he
would have seen defending champion Jimmy Horton charging through the pack
before emerging into second spot on lap 18. Horton then started to gain
ground on Hoffman before settling for second. Tim Tanner, Jr., Fritz Epright
and Eddie Bohn wrapped up the top five.
Art Liedl and John Romano spent much of the companion 20-lapper for the
Sportsman cars dicing for the lead, before Liedl finally took command and
raced to the victory. Still, Romano was not far behind at the checker flag,
while Barry Christ, Jim Spence and Jim Falzini were third through fifth.
Len Riley tried to duplicate his opening night win of 2000 in the Street
Stock 15-lapper by taking the lead early, but defending champ Cheney wanted
to make a statement and wrestled away the top spot on lap five. Cheney then
cruised on to victory, while Rob Ormsbee moved to second on lap eight to
score runner-up honors. Riley, Dave Brymer and Joe Garey wrapped up the top
The East Windsor Speedway returns to action this Friday evening (April
27) with the Modifieds in the spotlight in Fan Favorite Twin 20 lap main
events. Sportsman racers also have a 20-lapper planned, while the Street
Stocks will battle in a 15-lapper. Friday night racing is slated weekly
More information can be obtained by calling the speedway hotlines at
609-448-8510 or 732-521-0910. The speedway website is www.ewspeedway.com.
EAST WINDSOR SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS
April 20, 2001 - "Southside Auto Body Night"
MODIFIED FEATURE - 25 Laps - 1. DOUG HOFFMAN, ALLENTOWN, PA.; 2. Jimmy
Horton; 3. Tim Tanner, Jr.; 4. Fritz Epright; 5. Eddie Bohn; 6. Fred
Dmuchowski; 7. Wade Hendrickson; 8. Art Taylor; 9. Ryan Watt; 10. Mark
Bitner; 11. Mike Franz; 12. Marc Tranquilli; 13. Donny Radd; 14. Korey
Keimig; 15. Tad Cox; 16. Kenny Brightbill; 17. John Oliver; 18. Billy Pauch;
19. Lee Taylor, Jr.
SPORTSMAN FEATURE - 20 Laps - 1. ART LIEDL, JR., SOMERVILLE; 2. John Romano;
3. Barry Christ; 4. Jim Spence; 5. Jim Falzini; 6. Richie Pratt; 7. Jeff
Acolica; 8. Rick Holsten; 9. Rob Galmayer; 10. **** Robbins; 11. J.C. Mears;
12. Jack Amundsen; 13. Jimmy Rossell; 14. Jim Hoelterling; 15. Darrel
Delnaro; 16. G.R. Smith; 17. John Grey; 18. Gene Devos; 19. Paul Marra; 20.
Ryan Godown; 21. Garrett Luzi; 22. Buck Ward; 23. John Snook; 24. Bob
Schuster; 25. Joey Tinnes
STREET STOCK FEATURE - 15 Laps - AL CHENEY III, CRANBURY; 2. Rob Ormsbee; 3.
Len Riley; 4. Dave Brymer; 5. Joe Garey; 6. Kim Cooke; 7. Carol Whitehouse;
8. John Micek; 9. Greg Buchanon; 10. Al Burdge; 11. Craig Martin; 12. Billy
Bauer; 13. Whitey Miller; 14. Ed Metrick; 15. Chip Grant; 16. Kevin Bifulco
MODIFIED TWIN 20'S ACTION SET FOR THIS
FRIDAY NIGHT (APRIL 27) AT EAST WINDSOR SPEEDWAY
EAST WINDSOR, N.J. ~ The hot and heavy race for the 2001 Modified stock car
driving title at the East Windsor Speedway will begin to take shape this
evening (April 27) as these mighty race cars compete in Twin 20 lap main
events. Both Big-Block and Small-Block powered dirt track Modified stock cars
are invited to compete on the half-mile clay oval.
This Friday night's Twin 20 lap Small-Block Modified main events promise
to be competitive as many of the most talented drivers in the business are
expected to be in competition. Frenchtown's Billy Pauch, Kenny Brightbill of
Sinking Springs, Pa. and opening night winner Doug Hoffman of
Allentown, Pa. are sure to be favorites, as is defending speedway champion
Jimmy Horton of Neshanic Station. Others like Wade Hendrickson of
Lawrenceville, Neshanic Station's Fred Dmuchowski and Freehold's Eddie Bohn
seem prepared for a ride into the winner's circle in every event they enter.
Potential winners Rob Ormsbee of Wall, Carol Whitehouse of Hamilton, Len
Riley of North Brunswick and defending champ Al Cheney of Cranbury will be
favorites in the night's Street Stock 15-lapper. Still, plenty of pressure
will come from Dave Brymer of Titusville and Kim Cooke of Hamilton, just to
name a few.
The Sportsman division will return for a 20-lap main event. Defending
champ Ryan Godown of Ringoes is always a threat, as are Barry Christ of
Piscataway, Jim Spence of New Egypt and Buck Ward of Robbinsville.
This Friday night's racing program gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m., with
warm-ups starting one-half hour earlier. Plans call for Friday evening racing
to continue through September. For more information on the East Windsor
Speedway call the speedway hotline at 609-448-8510 732-521-0910 or visit the
website at www.ewspeedway.com.