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posted July 14, 2001 05:03 PM UIN: 16262997
For Immediate Release July 13, 2001

STRONGSTOWN, PA - Before a near capacity crowed, "Hot Rod" Rodney Phillips
of Punxsutawney topped a field of 35 MACS Late Models to win the #1 Cochran
Late Model feature Friday night at Dog Hollow Speedway. Jerry Lower of
Williamsburg won his career first Hugill Sanitation Limited Late Model
feature, while Tom Truxell of Plum Boro won his first street stock main of
2001. The lone repeat winner was John Kuzemchak of Fallentimber in the pure
stocks. The racing was co-sponsored by Benedict Land Lese Communications
Tower Sites and Benedict Salvage and Towing.
Dave Satterlee and George Fultz led the late model field to the green flag
with Satterlee taking the lead. Satterlee was setting the pace as Fultz,
Rodney Phillips and Bob Close race three wide at times for the runner up
spot. The battle saw Phillips move to second on lap 11 but Close battled
back and re-assumed the runner-up spot on lap 12. Not to be denied Phillips
went to the outside and tired his luck again, but faded slightly.
Phillips went to the low side of Close and battled back, moving to second
on lap 23 and continuing on the low side of Satterlee taking the lead on lap
24 and never relinquishing it. When the checkered flag flew, follow 40 laps
of non-stop racing, it was Phillips getting the win, with Close in second
and closing on the leader. The top five were: Phillips, Close, Satterlee,
Fultz and Tom Myers. Preliminary wins went to: Rodney Phillips, Lynn
Geisler, Dave Satterlee and George Fultz. The twin B-Mains went to Nolan
Dalton and Chris Shuey.
The limited late model feature saw Dan Lee and Bob Kelly line up on the
front row. Lee too the lead with his brother, Dave following suite. The pair
were nose to tail for several laps, before jerry Lower came into the
picture. Coming from fifth place Lower worked the inside of the lead duo and
took the lead on the 16th lap working turns three and four. The battle for
third heated up as Yvette Hahn battled Dave Lee for third and took the spot
late in the race. The top five at the finish were: Lower, Dan Lee, Hahn,
Dave Lee and Louie Jacoby. Heat wins went to Jacoby, Larry Hollenbaugh and
Jim Parson.
Jeff Enos and John Weaver led the street stocks out of turn four to the
start, with Enos taking the lead. Enos led until lap four, when Tom Truxell
battled Enos on the outside, and Enos spun in turn two as he tried to keep
the lead. The restart saw Truxell on the point, and leading the rest of the
way with heavy pressure from Shawn Mogle at the end of the event, but it was
Truxell who came home as the seventh different winner in eight races. Mogle,
Jim Boyer, Mike Laughard and Ron Lute completed the top five. Heat wins went
to Terry Benton, Laughard and Boyer.
Doug Reed and Ray Massaferro sat on the pure stock front row with
Massaferro taking the lead. He led the way until the fifth lap when Bill
Sigafoes worked his way from 12th to the lead on lap six. John Kuzemchak
came from 10th to lead on lap eight, and once out front, he never
relinquished the spot, holding off Charlie Boring to the checkered flag. The
top five were: Kuzemchak, Boring, George Scanlan and Terry Nihart. Kuzemchak
and Rick Kreasko won the prelims.
DOG TRACKS: 106 teams filled the pits, including: 35 MACS Late Models, 24
limited late models, 24 street stocks and 23 pure stocks.The Pine Township
Volunteer Fire Company 50/50 went was a whopping $1,700 to the winner.This
week the six cylinder/small block modifieds join the action.the next big
late model show is August 10, when the STARS Late Models make their first
ever visit to the track.There will be a regular show this week for the late
models, limited late models, street stocks and pure stocks, race time is
7:30 p.m. with the pit gates opening at 5 and the main gates opening at 6
p.m.For more information check out the web site at


#1 COCHRAN MACS LATE MODELS: 1. Rodney Phillips, Punxsutawney; 2. Bob Close,
Eldred; 3. Dave Satterlee, Rochester Mills; 4. George Fultz, Beech Creek; 5.
Tom Myers, Greencastle; 6. Lynn Geisler, Cranberry Township; 7. Scott Haus,
Hamburg; 8. Ron Davies, Warren; 9. Glenn Ray, Tyrone; 10. Jim Yoder,

HUGILL SANITATION LIMITED LATE MODELS: 1. Jerry Lower, Williamsburg; 2. Dan
Lee, Windber; 3. Yvette Hahn, Alum Bank; 4. Dave Lee, Windber; 5. Lou Jacoby
Jr., Fernwood; 6. Shawn McGarvey, Coalport; 7. Bill Krause, Houtzdale; 8.
Dwayne Taneyhill, Bellwood; 9. Larry Hollenbaugh, Punxsutawney; 10. Dave
Day, Colver

STREET STOCKS: 1. Tom Truxell, Plum Boro; 2. Shawn Mogle, Ernest; 3. Jim
Boyer, Indiana; 4. Mike Laughard, Twin Rocks; 5. Ron Lute, Loretto; 6. Bill
Pluta, Carinbrook; 7. Jim Laughard, Strongstown; 8. John Weaver, Commodore;
9. Randy Campbell; 10. Barry Lockhart, Dayton.

PURE STOCKS: 1. John Kuzemchak, Fallentimber; 2. Charlie Boring, Bolivar; 3.
Bill Sigafoes, Blairsville; 4. George Scanlon, Ebensburg; 5. Terry Nihart,
Ebensburg; 6. Ron Hanna, Mundy's Corner; 7. Tim Laughard, Strongstown; 8.
Neil Berndt, Northern Cambria; 9. Bill Replogle, East Freedom; 10. Rick
Kreasko, Windber.

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