Feature Winners

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Heat & Consi Winners
SLM Super Late Model Heat 1 Winner Super Late Model Heat 2 Winner Super Late Model Heat 3 Winner Super Late Model Consi Winner
MMA Michigan Modified Heat 1 Winner Michigan Modified Heat 2 Winner Michigan Modified Consi Winner
SS Street Stock Heat 1 Winner Street Stock Heat 2 Winner Street Stock Heat 3 Winner Street Stock Consi Winner
PS Pony Stock Heat 1 Winner
Winners pictures courtesy of Kirk Oudbier, Spartan Speedway Track Photographer
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WEEKLY RACE SUMMARY
by Todd Cumming

Finley, Parish, Long and Abbot Victorious at Spartan Speedway

The Comcast Cablevision Super Late Models 50-lap feature had a 14-car invert putting Tim Ryan and Larry Roberts on the front row. Tim Ryan took the early lead as side-by-side racing was stacked up throughout the pack. Lap 6 had Joey Shuryan, John Dunivion and Roberts going three wide for 7th. Bill Heeney Jr. had a nice run going in 4th until he spun on lap 8. The restart had Dunivion and Roberts getting together, ending Roberts's night on the hook. When racing resumed, Doug Finley jumped to the outside and was working Shuryan for 6th from his 11th starting spot. Lap 18 had the lead group single file, with racing action for 8th as Jack Landis and Phil Massuch battled hard with a very loose Jon McNett. Stan Perry pulled into the infield with overheating problems on lap 20 ending a fine 2nd place run. Lee Taylor took over the position and had a group of cars bunched upped trying to take the spot. The halfway point had exciting racing all over the track as Jeff Hackworth and Shuryan tried to find ways around Taylor for 2nd. Meanwhile, Finley, Landis and Massuch were working the traffic and were breaking into the top 5. Lap 36 had Finley and Hackworth getting together racing hard for 3rd. Hackworth was sent to the rear and Finley took over 3rd behind Taylor. On the restart, Finley took 2nd and set his sites on Ryan for the lead. Finley was able to take the lead with 10 laps to go as Landis, Massuch and Charlie Ryan Jr. worked the quick outside groove and bunched up the race for 2nd through 6th as Tim Ryan, Taylor and Shuryan hung to the bottom of the track. Finley went on to win (started 11th) as Landis (started 12th) brought home 2nd, followed by Tim Ryan, Lee Taylor and Charlie Ryan Jr. Chargin' Charlie Ryan Jr. was the Pierce Race Engines Hard Charger gaining 13 positions from his 18th starting spot.

Jim Heeney, Jim Davis and Chris Place took home heat wins and John Ledwidge won the semi-feature. Dave Stehouwer was the RaceFan.com fast qualifier for the 24-car field.

The WIBM AM1450 Michigan Modifieds had a 9-car invert putting Dan Logan and Harry Parish on the front row. The first five rows ran in formation until lap 7 when Parish nosed into the lead. Lap 15 had Ron Parish dirt trackin' trying to hold back Larry Wallace for 7th. Wallace finally took the spot 3 laps later as the top 5 were Parish, Logan, Leroy Ellis, Michael Gaier and Brain Heeney. Lap 28 had Wallace and Justin Kazmar in a heated battle for 6th when the two came together in turn 2. Wallace went to the pits ending his night. After the restart, Parish drove to his first victory in his first appearance this season over Logan, Ellis, Heeney and Perry taking 5th over a great run by rookie sensation, Michael Gaier. Bud Perry was the 3-D Automotive Hard Charger gaining 5 positions from his 10th starting spot.

Dick Dalton won the first heat in his first ever-modified race, while Mike Wells and Leroy Ellis were also victorious in heat race action. Larry Wallace set fast time for the 21-car field.

The Performance NW Street Stocks were next out and a 12-car invert had Rob Patrick and Brian Beckner on the front row. Patrick took the early lead as Mike Havens and Dave Thorburn jumped to the outside for 7th. Patrick and Mike McEwan started to break away from the pack when Jonathan Eppler and Dane Long got together in turn 3. Eppler was sent to the rear as Long took over 3rd place. Lap 11 had the lead trio putting on a show as Patrick, McEwan and Long went three wide for the lead. Long took the inside with McEwan on the outside as the leaders entered heavy traffic. Havens and Thornburn then were able to catch the leaders, but at the finish Long was able to take the victory over McEwan, Havens, Thorburn and Landon Hidy. Long also brought home the Lost Tiger Tattoos Hard Charger award gaining 7 positions from his 8th starting spot.

Wayne Beckner Jr., Andy Schnelzer and Doc Dutton won heats and Bob Flotka won the semi-feature. The WhoWon.com Fast Qualifier was Ben Hidy.

The Midwest Amusement Pony Stocks had their largest field ever as 20-cars took the green flag. Nate Hinderer and Andy Sands was the starting front row. Hinderer took the early lead until Jacob Huey took over. A lap 4 caution had Mannie Goodrich and Missy Bishop getting together in a great race for 3rd. The restart had Bishop fighting Huey for the lead as Chris Van Gorden and Julie Abbot worked through the traffic to gain 3rd and 4th respectively. A lap 11 restart had Abbot and Van Gorden splitting Huey fro the lead. Abbot was able to take the top spot and hold on for her 2nd win of the season over Van Gorden, Huey, Kenny Clark and Bishop. Abbot also won the Mac's All Car Hard Charge Award gaining 16 positions.

Missy Bishop and Chris Van Gorden won the Pony Stock heats and Julie Abbot set fast time for the 20-car field.

This week is half-price motorcycle night, as all motorcycle will be given half price admission along with a parade lap at intermission. Get your Harley all shined up and make plans to visit "The Track the Stars Call Home"- Spartan Speedway.


QUALIFYING RESULTS
Late Models                         
1        33       Dave Stehouwer    13.221
2        1        Phil Massuch      13.236
3        10       Jack Landis       13.280
4        29       Doug Finley       13.296
5        7        Jon McNett        13.317
6        30       Joey Shuryan      13.329
7        1        Chris Place       13.338
8        3D       John Dunivon      13.340
9        44       Jeff Hackworth    13.351
10       22       Lee Taylor        13.381
11       FOX47    Bill Heeney       13.388
12       10       Stan Perry        13.406
13       0        Larry Roberts     13.479
14       14       Timothy Ryan      13.482
15       6        Jim Davis         13.487
16       28       Chip Garlock      13.500
17       24       Charlie Ryan      13.505
18       34       John Ledwidge     13.519
19       17H      James Heeney      13.570
20       45       Carl Sodman       13.704
21       67       Tim Rugg          13.742
22       88       Dale Eglon        13.816
23       75       Craig Willet      13.969
24       94       Evan Barrett      14.461
25       25       Jimmy Gallagher   DNQ
Modifieds                           
1        55       Larry Wallace     13.795
2        96       Justin Kazmar     13.931
3        10       Bud Perry         13.942
4        88       Richard LaPratt   13.994
5        FOX47    Brian Heeney      14.004
6        71       Michael Gaier     14.048
7        31SR     Ronald Parish     14.073
8        50       Leroy Ellis       14.108
9        31       Harry Parish      14.110
10       72       Daniel M Loughan  14.115
11       16       Troy Tucker       14.121
12       M1       Bill Butler       14.147
13       0w       Mike Wells        14.149
14       L5       Fred Lytle        14.157
15       34       James Allen       14.290
16       63       Tim Easey         14.361
17       21       Tom Trudgeon      14.412
18       30       Eric Gilbert      14.445
19       13       Ken Buchner       14.466
20       84       Jon Deford        14.488
21       3R       Rolly Olney       14.534
22       99       Dick Dalton       14.583
23       1        Maynard Bigelow   DNQ
Street Stocks                       
1        97       Ben Hidy          14.518
2        87       Landon Hidy       14.644
3        145      Mike Havens       14.713
4        51       David Thorburn    14.852
5        7L       Dane Long         14.859
6        7        Larry Blanchard   14.988
7        T2       Daniel Doc Dutton 15.015
8        4        Stanley Lambert   15.019
9        61       Jonathan Eppler   15.106
10       44       Trent Jenson      15.119
11       38       Mike McEwan       15.143
12       11       Brian Beckner     15.184
13       FOX47    Robert Patrick    15.235
14       12       Andy Schmelzer    15.287
15       71       Butch Morence     15.342
16       23x      Joe Barnhart      15.379
17       50       Bob Flotka        15.440
18       83       Mark Ragsdale     15.520
19       3d       Mark Valasquez    15.548
20       2        Jamie Feguer      15.636
21       9        Steven Utley      15.640
22       116      Wayne Beckner     15.649
23       M74      Nathan Moon       15.783
24       69       Al Williams       15.970
25       42       Brian Barden      16.292
26       16       Mike Ammerman     16.344
Pony Stocks                               
1        424      Julie Abbott      16.813
2        38       Chris Van Gorden  17.309
3        8        Kyle Ballard      17.481
4        7        James Clark       17.578
5        11       Kenny Clark       17.596
6        9        Robert Fletcher   18.064
7        72       Jimmy Scavarda    18.179
8        3        Michael Sairls    18.223
9        31       Trei Deubel       18.245
10       FOX47    Jerri Lynn Munn   18.331
11       77       Missy Bishop      18.359
12       88       Mannie Goodrich   18.473
13       74       Scott Sigman      18.484
14       711      Jason Huey        18.522
15       61       Andy Sands        18.647
16       29       Nate Hinderer     18.662
17       49       George E. Mosurak 18.818
18       22       Sarah Flotka      18.880
19       7        Brian Passick     19.004
20       22       Lyndsay Ward      19.537


RACE RESULTS
Late Models                                                             
Results for May 9, 2003                                                          
                                                               
Fast Qualifier                                        Feature           
         33       Dave Stehouwer    13.221            1        29       Doug Finley
                                                      2        10       Jack Landis
Top Qualifier's                                       3        14       Timothy Ryan
1        33       Dave Stehouwer                      4        22       Lee Taylor
2        1        Phil Massuch                        5        24       Charlie Ryan
3        10       Jack Landis                         6        30       Joey Shuryan
4        29       Doug Finley                         7        1        Phil Massuch
                                                      8        33       Dave Stehouwer
Heat 1                                                9        28       Chip Garlock
1        17H      James Heeney                        10       FOX47    Bill Heeney
2        67       Tim Rugg                            11       34       John Ledwidge
3        34       John Ledwidge                       12       3D       John Dunivon
4        24       Charlie Ryan                        13       44       Jeff Hackworth
5        75       Craig Willet                        14       1        Chris Place
6        45       Carl Sodman                         15       45       Carl Sodman
                                                      16       10       Stan Perry
Heat 2                                                17       6        Jim Davis
1        6        Jim Davis                           18       7        Jon McNett
2        10       Stan Perry                          19       17H      James Heeney
3        22       Lee Taylor                          20       0        Larry Roberts
4        28       Chip Garlock                        
5        FOX47    Bill Heeney                         
6        0        Larry Roberts                       
                                             
Heat 3                                                         
1        1        Chris Place                         Consi             
2        30       Joey Shuryan                        1        34       John Ledwidge
3        7        Jon McNett                          2        24       Charlie Ryan
4        29       Doug Finley                         3        17H      James Heeney
5        10       Jack Landis                         4        45       Carl Sodman
6        1        Phil Massuch                        5        67       Tim Rugg
                                                      6        88       Dale Eglon
                                                      7        75       Craig Willet
                                                      8        94       Evan Barrett
                                                      9        25       Jimmy Gallagher
Modifieds                                                               
Results for May 9, 2003                                                          
                                                               
Fast Qualifier                                        Feature           
         55       Larry Wallace     13.795            1        31       Harry Parish
                                                      2        72       Daniel M Loughan
Top Qualifiers                                        3        50       Leroy Ellis
1        55       Larry Wallace                       4        FOX47    Brian Heeney
2        96       Justin Kazmar                       5        10       Bud Perry
3        10       Bud Perry                           6        71       Michael Gaier
4        88       Richard LaPratt                     7        96       Justin Kazmar
                                                      8        31SR     Ronald Parish
Heat 1                                                9        88       Richard LaPratt
1        99       Dick Dalton                         10       M1       Bill Butler
2        84       Jon Deford                          11       16       Troy Tucker
3        3R       Rolly Olney                         12       84       Jon Deford
4        63       Tim Easey                           13       63       Tim Easey
5        30       Eric Gilbert                        14       34       James Allen
6        13       Ken Buchner                         15       3R       Rolly Olney
                                                      16       99       Dick Dalton
Heat 2                                                17       13       Ken Buchner
1        0w       Mike Wells                          18       30       Eric Gilbert
2        M1       Bill Butler                         19       0w       Mike Wells
3        72       Daniel M Loughan                    20       55       Larry Wallace
4        L5       Fred Lytle                          21       L5       Fred Lytle
5        16       Troy Tucker                      
6        31       Harry Parish                     
                                             
Heat 3                                                         
1        50       Leroy Ellis                
2        FOX47    Brian Heeney               
3        31SR     Ronald Parish              
4        71       Michael Gaier              
5        10       Bud Perry                  
6        88       Richard LaPratt            

Street Stocks                                                           
Results for May 9, 2003                                                          
                                                               
Fast Qualifier                                        Feature           
         97       Ben Hidy 14.518                     1        7L       Dane Long
                                                      2        38       Mike McEwan
Top Qualifiers                                        3        145      Mike Havens
1        97       Ben Hidy                            4        51       David Thorburn
2        87       Landon Hidy                         5        87       Landon Hidy
3        145      Mike Havens                         6        97       Ben Hidy
4        51       David Thorburn                      7        7        Larry Blanchard
                                                      8        FOX47    Robert Patrick
Heat 1                                                9        4        Stanley Lambert
1        116      Wayne Beckner                       10       12       Andy Schmelzer
2        M74      Nathan Moon                         11       T2       Daniel Doc Dutton
3        3d       Mark Valasquez                      12       44       Trent Jenson
4        9        Steven Utley                        13       61       Jonathan Eppler
5        2        Jamie Feguer                        14       9        Steven Utley
6        69       Al Williams                         15       50       Bob Flotka
                                                      16       23x      Joe Barnhart
Heat 2                                                17       71       Butch Morence
1        12       Andy Schmelzer                      18       2        Jamie Feguer
2        38       Mike McEwan                         19       116      Wayne Beckner
3        11       Brian Beckner              
4        71       Butch Morence              
5        83       Mark Ragsdale              
6        23x      Joe Barnhart               
                                             
Heat 3                                                         
1        T2       Daniel Doc Dutton                   Consi             
2        145      Mike Havens                         1        50       Bob Flotka
3        97       Ben Hidy                            2        9        Steven Utley
4        7L       Dane Long                           3        116      Wayne Beckner
5        61       Jonathan Eppler                     4        2        Jamie Feguer
6        87       Landon Hidy                         5        M74      Nathan Moon
                                                      6        69       Al Williams
                                                      7        3d       Mark Valasquez
                                                      8        83       Mark Ragsdale (DQ)
     
Pony Stocks                                                             
Results for May 9, 2003                                                          
                                                               
Fast Qualifier                                        Feature           
         424      Julie Abbott      16.813            1        424      Julie Abbott
                                                      2        38       Chris Van Gorden
Top Qualifiers                                        3        711      Jason Huey
1        424      Julie Abbott                        4        11       Kenny Clark
2        38       Chris Van Gorden                    5        77       Missy Bishop
3        8        Kyle Ballard                        6        31       Trei Deubel
4        7        James Clark                         7        8        Kyle Ballard
                                                      8        61       Andy Sands
Heat 1                                                9        72       Jimmy Scavarda
1        77       Missy Bishop                        10       74       Scott Sigman
2        22       Sarah Flotka                        11       FOX47    Jerri Lynn Munn
3        7        Brian Passick                       12       7        James Clark
4        61       Andy Sands                          13       22       Sarah Flotka
5        711      Jason Huey                          14       7        Brian Passick
                                                      15       3        Michael Sairls
                                                      16       88       Mannie Goodrich
Heat 2                                                17       9        Robert Fletcher
1        38       Chris Van Gorden                    18       29       Nate Hinderer
2        424      Julie Abbott                        19       22       Lyndsay Ward
3        11       Kenny Clark                         
4        72       Jimmy Scavarda                      
5        3        Michael Sairls        
Posted 5/12/03 - Updated 5/31/03

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