posted June 16, 2001 10:58 AM
DOUG HOFFMAN IS NOW A THREE-TIME WINNER AFTER EAST WINDSOR SPEEDWAY ON FRIDAY
EAST WINDSOR, N.J. ~ Veteran wheelman Doug Hoffman continued his impressive
career record at the East Windsor Speedway Friday night as he out powered
early leader Billy Pauch of Frenchtown and then raced on to his third dirt
track Modified win of the season. It was the 104th career win for the
five-time track champion.
Pauch wasted little time in charging to the front, while Hoffman began
his march from the ninth starting slot. Hoffman arrive in second with seven
laps complete and then charged to the front in the outside lane with 11 laps
in the books. Pauch's tough luck season then continued just two laps later
when he slowed with mechanical woes.
Hoffman then powered off to the win, while Kenny Brightbill of Sinking
Springs, Pa. moved into second late in the race. Current point leader Jimmy
Horton of Neshanic Station was third at the finish, while Tim Tanner, Jr. of
Ivyland, Pa. and Ryan Watt of Phoenixville, Pa. were fourth and fifth.
Darrell Delnero of Belle Mead led the initial 17 laps of the companion
Sportsman feature race, but then Rob Gallmayer of Stockton powered to the
front and raced on to his first ever main event victory. Delnero faded to
sixth at the finish, While Mike Lyons of Hightstown, Art Liedl, Jr. of
Somerville, Barry Christ of Piscataway and Rick Holsten of Dayton completed
the top five.
Keith Flores of Jackson was also a first time winner taking the top spot
in the 15-lapper for the Street Stock cars. Rob Ormsbee, also of Jackson, was
second, while early leader Carol Whitehouse of Hamilton was third. George
Quinlan of Brick and Kevin Bifulco of Cranbury were fourth and fifth.
The East Windsor Speedway returns to action this Friday evening (June 22)
with the Modifieds in the spotlight in a 25-lap main event. Sportsman racers
have a 20-lapper planned, while the Street Stocks will battle in a 15-lapper.
Big Block Modified entries should note that they are now allowed to run big
dirt track tires as long as they are Hoosier Tires and they can also use
aerodynamic "sail panels" as long as they are no higher than the highest peak
of the roof. Big Block Modifieds must weight at least 2,500 pounds.
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
June 15, 2001
HEAT RACE WINNERS: Hoffman; Pauch; Horton
FEATURE - 25 Laps - 1. DOUG HOFFMAN, ALLENTOWN, PA.; 2. Kenny Brightbill; 3.
Jimmy Horton; 4. Tim Tanner, Jr.; 5. Ryan Watt; 6. Fritz Epright; 7. Mike
Johnston; 8. Mike Franz; 9. Mark Bitner; 10. Mark Tranquilli; 11. Art Taylor,
Jr.; 12. Gene Stavinsky; 13. Rocco Infante; 14. Rick Grosso; 15. John Oliver;
16. Korey Keimig; 17. Ken Hammond; 18. Kevin Hirthler; 19. Tad Cox; 20. Billy
Pauch; 21. Stan Frankenfield; 22. Rich Search; 23. Fred Dmuchowski
HEAT RACE WINNERS: Pratt; Acolia; Gallmayer; CONSOLATION: Smith
FEATURE - 20 Laps - 1. ROB GALLMAYER, STOCKTON; 2. Mike Lyons; 3. Art Liedl,
Jr.; 4. Barry Christ; 5. Rick Holsten; 6. Darrell Delnaro; 7. John Gray; 8.
John Snook; 9. Larry Reed; 10. GR Smith; 11. Richie Pratt; 12. Rob Shuster;
13. Kenny Nutt; 14. Gene Devos; 15. Jim Rossell; 16. Paul Marra, Sr.; 17.
Rich Stinson; 18. Jeff Acolia; 19. **** Robbins; 20. John Dixon; 21. Jack
Amundsen; 22. Doug Liedl; 23. Ryan Godown; 24. Steve Ramsey; 25. Jimmy Weiss;
HEAT RACE WINNERS: Marra; Whitehouse
FEATURE - 15 Laps - 1. KEITH FLORES, JACKSON; 2. Rob Ormsbee; 3. Carol
Whitehouse; 4. George Quinlan; 5. Kevin Bifulco; 6. Paul Marra, Jr.; 7. Jim
Hewitt; 8. Kim Cooke; 9. Al Cheney; 10. Art Bifulco; 11. Greg Buchanon; 12.
Whitey Miller; 13. Art Avery; 14. Al Burdge; 15. Chip Grant; 16. Phil Retter;
17. Frank Dorry