posted May 13, 2001 04:14 PM
DURBUROW MAKES IT TWO IN A ROW AT HAGERSTOWN ON AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT
Nathan Durboraw ended a long winless streak last week, now he has a
streak going as the Hagerstown, Md driver scored his second win-in-a row
the Hagerstown Speedway Saturday on Auto Locator Night. The win was
Durboraw's 62nd career ITSI late model win.
We never quit, we just kept plugging along," said Durboraw.
"Bobby(Ballantine) our car owner, he understands, he was a racer, you
can't ask for any better car owner."
Marvin Winters notched his fifth win of the year in the 20-lap
Tire Mid-Atlantic late model sportsman feature, Brian Miller of
won his first career win in the Ernie' Salvage Yard pure stocks and
Durst of Hancock won the 30-lap enduro dash.
Starting in the eighth spot in the late model feature, Nathan
started charging to the front as Alan Sagi took the early lead from the
outside pole. By the second lap, Durboraw was in fourth battling with
Adkins for third. On the next lap, Durboraw moved into third and was in
second by the fifth lap looking for the front running Sagi. Durboraw
even with Sagi on the eighth lap, but Sagi came back to regain the lead
the next circuit. On lap 10, Durboraw moved in front for good. Durboraw
pulled away from the field, but saw his lead fade away as Roy Deese Jr.
a hard charge through the field from his 11th starting spot. Time ran
Deese as Durboraw picked up the win. Deese gained sole possession of the
point lead with his second place finish and the Ernie's Salvage Yard and
Timber Wolf hard chargers awards. Sagi was next with Buck Tomblin and
Smith finishing out the top five. The next five spots went to Devin
who started 15th, Adkins, Charlie Schaffer, Timmy Booth and Andy Fries.
Toys heat winners for the 17 cars were Durboraw and Frankie Plessinger.
Still waiting for a motor for his regular ride, Marvin Winters was
in the car normally driven by Pete Weaver. Winters started back in 12th
Scott Sipe took the lead from the pole in the late model sportsman
On lap four, Richard Walls charged to the front with Winters following
second. For the next six laps, Winters hounded Walls before Walls
high on lap 10 allowing Winters to take the lead. Once in from, Winters
cruised to an easy win crossing the finish line over nine seconds in
R. Walls held of Dave Rice Jr. for second with Scott Palmer and Barry
the top five. Finishing out the top ten were Daryl Kendall, Wayne Walls
Mike Atherton who was in the car of Mike Walls, Sipe and Dave Neff.
Preliminaries for the 16 cars went to R. Walls and Rice. Winters won
Thomas Towing Hard Charger Award.
Brian Miller started fourth in the pure stock feature, but wasted no
in getting to the front as he grabbed the lead from Jeff Johnson on the
second lap. While Miller was setting the pace, Mike Warrenfeltz worked
way through the field to second by the seventh lap. But Warrenfeltz was
match for the leader as Miller brings home his first career win in the
stocks after 26 career 4-cyl pure stock wins. Point leader Bruce
got by Eugene Conlee on the final lap for third with Conlee and Kim
completing the top five. Heat winners for the 27 cars were Warrenfeltz,
Conlee and Steve Long. Frank Dibella was the Turner Bowling Centers Hard
Charger award winner.
In the enduro dash, Kevin Durst started third and had the lead by
first lap. Once in front, Durst pulled away from the rest of the field
lapping all but the first six cars for the win. Krazy Kenny Thomas,
Thomas, 27th starter Jim Mullendore and Patrick Murphy.
Next week, the Pennzoil Work of Outlaws make their annual visit to
Hagerstown and will be joined by the ITSI late models. Race time is 8
with gates opening at 5 P.M.
RESULTS - LATE MODELS:
(Heat 1) 1. Durboraw; 2. Sagi; 3. Adkins; 4. Leiphart; 5. Fries; 6.
Burkholder. (Heat 2) 1. Plessinger; 2. Deese; 3. Tomblin; 4. Elksnis; 5.
Schaffer; 6. Ellis.
25-Lap LATE MODEL FEATURE: 1. Nathan Durboraw; 2. Roy Deese Jr.; 3. Alan
Sagi; 4. Buck Tomblin; 5. Brent Smith; 6. Devin Friese; 7. James Adkins
8. Charlie Schaffer; 9. Timmy Booth; 10. Andy Fries; 11. Doug
Frankie Plessinger; 13. Jeff Leiphart; 14. Ron Ellis; 15. Mark Elksnis;
Donnie Farling. DNS: Jim Griffith.
20-LAP HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN FEATURE: 1. Marvin
Winters; 2. Richard Walls; 3. Dave Rice Jr.; 4. Scott Palmer; 5. Barry
Miller; 6. Daryl Kendall; 7. Wayne Walls Jr.; 8. Mike Atherton; 9. Scott
Sipe; 10. Dave Neff; 11. Richard Clipp; 12. Bob Friese; 13. Ryan Donley;
Nick Pappas; 15. Kenny Day; 16. Charles Hagerge.
15-LAP ERNIE'S SALVAGE YARD PURE STOCK FEATURE: Brian Miller; 2. Mike
Warrenfeltz; 3. Bruce Leibowitz; 4. Eugene Conlee; 5. Kim Ramer; 6.
Reed; 7. Steve Long; 8. Denny Saunders; 9. Jeff Bennett; 10. Steve
11. Greg Hockensmith; 12. Mike Sanders; 13. Steve Marsh; 14. Jim Snyder;
Frank Dibella; 16. Hans Stamberg; 17. Greg Moats; 18. Kevin Shade; 19.
Stouffer Jr.; 20. James Andrews; 21. Jeff Johnson; 22. Jesse Coleman;
Harold Prince; 24. Billy Ecton. DNS: Ronnie Dennis; Kenny Dillon; Sam
30-LAP ENDURO DASH: 1. Kevin Durst; 2. Krazy Kenny Thomas; 3. Kenny
4. Jim Mullendore; 5. Patrick Murphy; 6. Steve Dillon; 7. Derek Riley;
Darrin Williams; 9. Steve Thompson; 10. Jimmy Parrill; 11. John Poole;
Tim Bookens; 13. Barry Jones; 14. Bobby Moore; 15. Kevin Herrin; 16.
Lynn; 17. William Silkworth; 18. Danny Holmes; 19. Nancy Ecton; 20. Tony
Ford; 21. J. R. Miller; 22. Michael Centrex; 23. Larry Hurley; 24. Sam
25. William Crook; 26. JL Eichelberger; 27. James Mongan