Haulmark All Star Sprint Ohio
Fremont Speedway - Thur. 7/1/04
Blaney Scores Third
By Scott Hall
FREMONT, OH - Dale Blaney was on
cruise control Thursday night at
Fremont Speedway in the Haulmark All Star sprint car 40 lap Ohio Speedweek
feature. His third win of the week in round five of the 22nd annual
Speedweek was run in front of a standing room only crowd and came in
"We qualified 11th and were lucky enough to start on the
front row. I
don't know if we could have won from 11th or not," Blaney stated from
victory lane. "Tom and Fritz Andrews do a great job with the car along
George Fisher." His winning Maxim featured a Fisher engine under the
Starting from the pole, Blaney rocketed out to an immediate
followed by Bobby Clark and Rob Chaney. Clark and Jeremy Campbell both
disposed of Chaney in the first two laps and began trying to keep Blaney
Blaney built a half straightway lead over Clark and Campbell,
dueling back and forth for second. Once a pair of yellows on laps eight
ten were cleaned up, Blaney again set the pace. Kelly Kinser, who started
sixth in the Rotochopper 4K, was now fourth and put Campbell in his
Blaney, once in lapped traffic, kept his advantage over
After the halfway mark John Ivy was the man on the move
feature winner began to pass cars. He started 14th and was 19th on
and seventh by lap 30. Kinser took third from Campbell on lap 35, but
could not catch Clark for second.
As the laps wound down, Blaney cruised through lapped traffic
began eating into the leader's advantage, but Blaney still won by half
at the checkered. Kinser rode home third with Campbell holding on for
fourth. Chaney rode home fifth with Ivy moving into sixth at the end.
starter Tim Hunter came in seventh and Greg Wilson, moving into the
James No. 72 for the A Main, started last and moved steadily through
pack for eighth. Danny Smith started 23rd and finished ninth ahead
"Andy Potter has the car real nice right now. He told me
to just be
patient and it would come around," hometown driver Clark said after
finishing second. "I wish we had ten more laps because it was really
up at the end. I got tied up behind lapped cars for about five laps
really killed me."
"We were tight all race, then it freed up at the end. I'm
looking at that 72 in front of me," Kinser said with a smile after
place run. "We may not be running fast here but we put on a good show,
running side by side," he concluded.
The Crown Battery heat fell to Lee Jacobs, the B&B
Products heat went to
Andrew Palker, the Engler Machine and Tool heat was won by Craig Mintz
the TP Wings heat fell to John Ivy. Brandon Martin won the Outerwears
Pre-filters C Main and Tim Hunter won the University of Northwestern
Main. Bill Rose captured the Haulmark Dash and Kinser was the Huggins
Fast Time qualifier.
In the 305 sprint feature, Columbus, Ohio's Scott Miller
became the first driver to score two feature wins for the season, taking
the lead and win on the last lap from Andy Shammo.
Mike Riehl took the early lead in the feature until
Shammo snuck by him on lap 13. Shammo built a big lead only to see it wiped
out by a pair of cautions. Miller moved up from his seventh starting spot
to take second from Riehl with 10 laps to go, and got around Shammo exiting
turn two on the last lap, to score his second straight win.
"This car is just going great right now...it's easy to drive. Anyone
could win in this thing," said Miller beside his JD Automotive/Gressman
Shammo finished second with Brian Smith third, Dustin Keegan fourth
and 16th starting Bryan Scott fifth.
410 All Star Sprints:
Huggins Cams Time Trials: 1. Kelly Kinser, Kinser 4k, 12.844; 2. Jeremy
Campbell, Campbell 10c, 12.895; 3. Jac Haudenschild, Miller 6m, 12.902;
Bill Rose, Rose 6, 12.910; 5. Rob Chaney, SC Racing 9x, 13.030; 6.
Clark, Clark 8, 13.139; 7. Tim Kaeding, Roth 83jr, 13.233; 8. Phil
Robenalt 98, 13.245; 9. Tim Hunter, Hunter 2, 13.348; 10. Paul May,
13.362; 11. Dale Blaney, Andrews 72, 13.425; 12. Jesse Hockett, VKCC
13.430; 13. Ryan Coniam, Grove 70, 13.463; 14. Brock Mayes, Mayes 11B,
13.465; 15. Todd Kane, Kane 78, 13.515; 16. John Ivy, Carousel 20,
17. Andy James, James 72, 13.523; 18. Keith Baxter, Baxter 1B, 13.544;
Chad Kemenah, Harble 15k, 13.592; 20. Byron Reed, B&S 5, 13.594;
Jacobs, Burmeister 16, 13.618; 22. Andrew Palker, Palker 57x, 13.623;
Craig Mintz, Sabo 8s, 13.651; 24. David Harrison, Ludwig 10, 13.653;
Agan, Agan 4J, 13.703; 26. Eric Rankin, Rankin 39, 13.735; 27. Ed
Neumeister, Neumeister 11n, 13.736; 28. Mike Linder, James 3, 13.790;
Kurt Winker, Kirian K, 13.846; 30. Barry Ruble, Ruble 63r, 13.880;
Smith, Smith 4, 13.905; 32. Randy Hannagan, THR 1x, 13.933; 33. Alvin
Roepke, Roepke/Ford 99, 13.995; 34. Todd Heller, Heller 14h, 14.043;
Robbie Farr, J&M 55, 14.084; 36. Greg Wilson, Hampshire 63, 14.085;
Scott Euler, Euler 27, 14.120; 38. Mark Keegan, Keegan X, 14.127; 39.
Lynch, Lynch 29, 14.174; 40. Caleb Griffith, Ludwig 12, 14.230; 41.
Lucius, Lucius & Ludwig 1a, 14.240; 42. Jan Howard, Howard 46,
Jon Finsel, Finsel F1, 14.403; 44. Chad Blonde, Blonde 5, 14.570; 45.
Brandon Martin, Martin 11m, 14.808; 46. Ryan Myers, Garrett 56r, 15.064;
Crown Battery Heat (10 laps): 1. Jacobs 2. Coniam 3. James
4. Kinser 5.
Chaney 6. Winker 7. Roepke 8. Hunter 9. Martin 10. Euler 11. Lucius
B&B Products Heat (10 laps): 1. Palker 2. Baxter 3.
Mayes 4. Campbell 5.
Clark 6. May 7. Heller 8. Myers 9. Howard 10. Rankin 11. Ruble 12.
Engler Machine & Tool Heat (10 laps): 1. Mintz 2. Kemenah
3. Kane 4.
Smith 5. Blaney 6. Haudenschild 7. Farr 8. Kaeding 9. Lynch 10. Neumeister
TP Wings Heat (10 laps): 1. Ivy 2. Harrison 3. Reed 4.
Rose 5. Linder 6.
Gressman 7. Wilson 8. Griffith 9. Hockett 10. Blonde 11. Hannagan.
Haulmark Dash (4 laps): 1. Rose 2. Campbell 3. Chaney 4.
Outerwears Pre-filters C Main (10 laps): 1. Martin 2. Euler 3.
4. Lucius 5. Lynch 6. Finsel 7. Myers.
University of Northwestern Ohio B Main (15 laps): 1. Hunter
2. Kaeding 3.
Hockett 4. Haudenschild 5. Roepke 6. Winker 7. Hannagan 8. Wilson 9.
Gressman 10. Agan 11. Martin 12. Lucius 13. Neumeister 14. Rankin 15.
16. Ruble 17. Euler 18. Farr 19. May 20. Griffith.
Haulmark A Main (40 laps): 1.Dale Blaney(72B)(start-1);
2.Bobby Clark(8C)(start-2); 3.Kelly Kinser(4K)(start-6); 4.Jeremy Campbell(10C)(start-5);
5.Rob Chaney(9X)(start-3); 6.John Ivy(20)(start-14); 7.Tim Hunter(2H)(start-9);
8.Greg Wilson(72J)(start-23); 9.Danny Smith(4)(start-24); 10.Brock Mayes(11B)(start-12);
11.Mike Linder(3L)(start-21); 12.David Harrison(10)(start-22); 13.Lee Jacobs(16)(start-17);
14.Todd Kane(78)(start-13); 15.Tim Keading(83JR)(start-8); 16.Byron Reed(5R)(start-18);
17.Jac Haudenschild(6M)(start-7); 18.Chad Kemenah(15K)(start-15); 19.Craig
Mintz(8S)(start-19); 20.Andrew Palker(57X)(start-20); 21.Bill Rose(6R)(start-4);
22.Keith Baxter(1B)(start-16); 23.Jessie Hockett(75)(start-10); 24.Ryan
305 SPRINTS - 48 Cars
Fremont Federal Credit Union Heat 1 (Top 4 to A): 1.Brian Grove(8G);
2.Brian Smith(20X); 3.Paul Weaver(1W); 4.Mark Whaley(34); 5.Keith Whaley(37);
6.Mike Burkin(48B); 7.Mark Pridemore(25P); 8.Scott Mominee(O7); 9.Paul
Hemrick Jr.(44); 10.Jarrod Potter(28); 11.Dan Hammond(22D); 12.Rodney Hurst(97)
Riverside Machine & Tool Heat 2 (Top 4 to A): 1.Scott Miller(3J);
2.Willie Keegan(17); 3.Dustin Keegan(17X); 4.Josh Hill(9H); 5.Ryan Lowe(66L);
6.Scott Kraylek(5); 7.Roger Shammo(10); 8.Joe Laugherty(21J); 9.Phil Burroughs(18);
10.Bryan Lehman(77); 11.Joe Ervin(71J); 12.Brad Bowman(TA2)
Foster Auto Body Heat 3 (Top 4 to A): 1.Mike Riehl(81); 2.Chris Andrews(15C);
3.Matt Ferrell(67M); 4.Chris Lang(29); 5.Jamie Miller(4M); 6.Barry Cole(8K);
7.Greg Summit(3X); 8.Bill Kraylek(71); 9.Craig Kays(9); 10.Matt Merrill(39);
11.Clearance Morgan(8M); 12.Jeff Daugherty(1M)
Real Geese Heat 4 (Top 4 to A): 1.Brian Sebetto(72); 2.Kevin Lee(O2);
3.Andy Shammo(48S); 4.Bryan Scott(92); 5.Stuart Brubaker(17B); 6.Bobby
Foster(15); 7.Chad Laux(7L); 8.Justin Stout(7S); 9.Mark Lang(65); 10.Jason
Hill(25); 11.Rusty McNamee(34M); 12.John Patynko(7P)
COMPUTER MAN 305 DASH: 1.Scott Miller(3J); 2.Brian Grove(8G); 3.Brian
Sebetto(72); 4.Mike Riehl(81)
1st - Main (Top 2 to A): 1.Ryan Lowe(66L); 2.Scott Kraylek(5);
3.Roger Shammo(10); 4.Joe Laugherty(21J); 5.Mike Burkin(48B); 6.Scott Mominee(O7);
7.Paul Hemrick Jr.(44); 8.Dan Hammond(22D); 9.Mark Pridemore(25P); 10.Phil
Burroughs(18); 11.Rodney Hurst(97); 12.Bryan Lehman(77); 13.Keith Whaley(37);
14.Jarrod Potter(28); 15.Joe Ervin(71J)
2nd B - Main (Top 2 to A): 1.Jamie Miller(4M); 2.Bobby Foster(15);
3.Chad Laux(7L); 4.Bill Kraylek(71); 5.Matt Merrill(39); 6.Stuart Brubaker(17B);
7.Craig Kays(9); 8.Mark Lang(65); 9.Barry Cole(8K); 10.Jason Hill(25);
11.Jeff Daugherty(1M); 12.Rusty McNamee(34M); 13.Clearance Morgan(8M);
14.John Patynko(7P); 15.Greg Summit(3X); 16.Justin Stout(7S)
A - Main (25 Laps): 1.Scott Miller(3J)(start-7); 2.Andy Shammo(48S)(start-4);
3.Brian Smith(20X)(start-8); 4.Dustin Keegan(17X)(start-11); 5.Bryan Scott(92)(start-16);
6.Mike Riehl(81)(start-1); 7.Brian Sebetto(72)(start-6); 8.Ryan Lowe(66L)(start-17);
9.Matt Ferrell(67M)(start-3); 10.Jamie Miller(4M)(start-18); 11.Willie
Keegan(17)(start-2); 12.Bobby Foster(15)(start-20); 13.Scott Kraylek(5)(start-19);
14.Kevin Lee(O2)(start-10); 15.Chris Andrews(15C)(start-12); 16.Mark Whaley(34)(start-13);
17.Paul Weaver(1W)(start-5); 18.Josh Hill(9H)(start-14); 19.Chris Lang(29)(start-15);