Toledo Speedway report 2001-08-17
Toledo Blade Fan Appreciation Night Toledo Speedway Friday, Aug. 17 SUPER LATE MODELS Fast qualifier: Harold Fair Jr, 15.84 sec. Heats: Steve Tabor, Chris Benson, Nick Bailey Feature: Chuck Roumell, Fair Jr., Steve Cronenwett, Tabor, Jimmy ...
Toledo Blade Fan Appreciation Night
Friday, Aug. 17
SUPER LATE MODELS
Fast qualifier: Harold Fair Jr, 15.84 sec.
Heats: Steve Tabor, Chris Benson, Nick Bailey
Chuck Roumell, Fair Jr., Steve Cronenwett, Tabor, Jimmy Thiel, Bill Steinhilber, Joe Hawes, Sean Monahan, Benson, Dennis Redersdorf, Dale Tanner, Brian Schlatterback, Steve Peters, Dan Trosen Jr., Tommy Adams, Ron Allen, Tom O'Leary Jr., Robbie Loving, Bailey, Dennis Strickland, Steve Bunge, Bryan Ausmus, Kent Brewer, Barry Quiniff, Don St Denis
Notes: Dennis Strickland led the first six laps before Chuck Roumell overtook him for the lead. Several laps later fast qualifier Harold Fair Jr completed a move around Strickland for second. Fair Jr and Roumell put on a spirited battle for the remainder of the race but Fair Jr was unable to get around the veteran driver. Current Toledo points leader Strickland's car hit the backstretch wall when a caliper broke on his mount.
Fast qualifier: Harold Fair Jr, 17.83 (NEW TRACK RECORD)
Heats: Randy Cronenwett, Nikk Nuncio
Ron Allen, Fair Jr., Art Rozane, Randy Cornett, Cronenwett, Kevin Burnheimer, Robbie Loving, Rich Frantz, Craig Pace, John Heath, Craig Bracken, Jeff MacZink, Nuccio, Rich Able, Terry Jones, Tom OLeary III, Jim Kourtakis, Bob Neun, Tim Moore, David Reese
Notes: Harold Fair Jr became the first sportsman driver to surpass the 100 mph in qualifying. He had a lap of 17.83 seconds which equates to 100.95 mph on the high banked half mile oval. Ron Allen held back a determined Fair Jr to post his ninth victory of the season.
Heats: Jeff Maran, Paul Radavich, James Hazlett
Joe Gramlich, Harold Stanford, Eugene Worden, Mark LaFrieniere, Robert Pepper, Danny Slater, Randy Roberts, Alan Bland, Jerry Camilli, Jim Barrent, Randy Cronenwett Jr., Ian Jezylo, John Jacobs, Cal Baker, Andy Wilson, Jill Ausmus, Brian Moore
Randy Roberts, Jim Barrent, Alan Bland, Danny Slater, Randy Cronenwett Jr., Ian Jezylo, Cal Baker, Jerry Camilli, John Jacobs, Jill Ausmus, Andy Wilson (DNS)
James Hazlett, Paul Duffin, Lynn Hall, Dennis Randall, Jeff Maran, Joe Gramlich, Eugene Worden, Craig Osenbaugh, Mark LaFrieniere, Tara St. Aubin, Jeff Radabaugh, Robert Pepper, Paul Radavich, Troy Brehmer, Kenny Smith, Robert Heath, Matthew Bunting
Notes: There were 30 factory stocks on hand tonight. James Hazlett won his second feature of the 2001 season.
Heat: Greg Studt
Feature: Dennis Whisman, Eric Buck, Parker Wade, Craig Pace, Studt, Ricky Kargel, Brice Thomsen, Robbie Loving, Jeremy Miller, Troy Herrmann, Rich Lee, Frankie Bockstanz, Danny Apperson
Notes: The Figure 8's criss crossed their way through another exciting feature with Dennis Whisman taking his first feature win of the season.
NOTE: Finishes after 11th are unofficial.
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