June 24, 2004
Woodworth, Overhulser Claim First Wins Of 2004 At The Bentz GM Country Scotland County Speedway
by Brian Neal
Memphis, MO (June 19)-Denny Woodworth (Late Models) and Brian Overhulser (Cruisers) claimed their first wins of 2004 at the Bentz GM Country Scotland County Speedway on Primrose Realty/Kay Eggleston Bookkeeping & Tax Service night. Also picking up wins in their classes included Mark Burgtorf (USRA Modifieds), Ryan Cook (USRA Stock Cars), Jerry Reese, Jr. (USRA B-Modifieds), Mike Shelton (USRA Hobby Stocks) and Tyler Schulte (Hornets).
Denny Woodworth took advantage of his front row starting spot in the 15-lap Late Model feature to grab the lead on lap 1. Jody Wood would challenge Woodworth throughout the entire 15 lap feature, but Woodworth held on to claim his first win of 2004 at the speedway. Lynn Monroe was 3rd, Thad Trump was 4th, with Jay Chenoweth coming home in 5th. Wood picked up the heat race win.
The 15-lap USRA Modified feature saw front row starter Mark Burgtorf jump out to the lead on lap 1, with Tony Fraise behind in second. Burgtorf and Fraise battled for the lead for all 15 laps with Burgtorf holding on to win. Jim Gillenwater came home 3rd, Phillip Cossel was 4th, with Ryan Meyer rounding out the top 5. The heat race win went to Fraise.
Mike Robinson took the lead on lap 1 of the 15-lap USRA Stock Car feature, with Ryan Cook close behind in second. Robinson, who was running the bottom, and R.Cook, who was running the middle, battled side by side for the lead the next 5 laps. R.Cook took the lead on lap 6. Robinson would try R.Cook on the bottom several times, but R.Cook held him off to claim his second win of 2004 at Memphis. Jason Cook came from 9th to finish 3rd. Matt Greiner came from 10th to finish 4th, with Todd Phillips coming home in 5th. Butch Bailey and David Wietholder picked up heat race wins.
Jerry Reese, Jr. grabbed the lead on lap 1 of the 12-lap USRA B-Modified feature, with Jerry Poor challenging him in second. Reese, Jr. would lead all 12 laps to get back in the winners circle. Poor was 2nd. Bob Woodrow came from 10th to finish 3rd, with Jack Evans, Jr. in 4th, and Danny Daggs rounding out the top 5. Heat race winners were Woodrow and Reese, Jr.
Twenty-nine USRA Hobby Stocks took to the track for their 12-lap feature, with Jason Overhulser jumping out front on the start. Overhulser would hold the lead until lap 5 when Jeremy Hamlin slipped under him for the top spot. Hamlin and Overhulser continued to battle for the lead, as Mike Shelton, who started 8th, was working his way toward the front. Shelton grabbed the lead from Hamlin on lap 10 and then held him off on the final 2 laps to pick up his third win in a row at Memphis. Overhulser was 3rd, Tony Becerra was 4th, with Mark Holt coming home in 5th.
Overhulser, Shelton, Hamlin and Mark Jacob picked up heat race wins.
Brian Overhulser took advantage of his front row start to grab the lead on lap 1 of the Cruiser feature, with Michael St.Clair close behind in second. Overhulser led until lap 3, when St.Clair slipped under him for the top spot. Overhulser would come back on the top of the speedway to take the lead back on lap 4 and then held off St.Clair and David Hudson on the final lap to claim his first win of the season at Memphis. Larry Powell came home in 4th, with Shawn Crowell rounding out the top 5. Heat race win went to Overhulser.
The 10 lap Hornet feature saw Tyler Schulte take the lead on lap 1,with Dave Burdette and Dennis Schulte battling in second. T.Schulte would hold the top spot until lap 5 when D.Schulte slipped under him for the lead. T.Schulte grabbed the lead back from D.Schulte on lap 7 and then held on for another win at the speedway. Burdette was 3rd, Jim Oliver was 4th, with Ros Hammel coming home in 5th. T.Schulte won the heat.
Coming up next week at the Bentz GM Country Scotland County Speedway is IMI Equipment-NAPA night. All classes will be in action with Gates Opening at 4:30 p.m., Hot Laps at 6:00 p.m. and Racing at 6:30 p.m.
Heat Race: 1.Jody Wood, Donnellson, IA 2.Denny Woodworth, Mendon, IL 3.Lynn Monroe, Memphis 4.Jay Chenoweth, West Burlington, IA 5.Thad Trump, Kahoka 6.Jason Krigbaum, Hannibal 7.Jerry Asher, Kirksville 8.Justin Fuller Memphis
Feature: 1.Woodworth, 2.Wood, 3.Monroe, 4.Trump, 5.Chenoweth, 6.Asher, 7.Krigbaum, 8.Fuller
Heat Race: 1.Tony Fraise, Donnellson, IA, 2.Ryan Meyer, Liberty, IL 3.Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, IL 4.Phillip Cossel, Montrose, IA 5.Jim Gillenwater, Keokuk, IA 6.Jardin Fuller, Memphis 7.Doak Allen, West Burlington, IA 8.Bob Dale, Gorin 9.Brad Ford, Mt.Pleasant, IA
Feature: 1.Burgtorf, 2.Fraise, 3.Gillenwater, 4.Cossel, 5.Meyer, 6.Fuller, 7.Allen, 8.Dale, 9.Ford
USRA Stock Cars
Heat Race 1: 1.Butch Bailey, Novelty 2.Michael Browning, Edina 3.Brandon Bandstra, Lynnville, IA 4.Mike Robinson, Moravia, IA 5.Matt Greiner, Washington, IA 6.Harley Hill, Kahoka 7.Jim Brown, Fremont, IA 8.Kiel Morton, Kirksville 9.Troy Alexander, Memphis
Heat Race 2: 1.David Wietholder, Liberty, IL 2.Ryan Cook, West Point, IA 3.Jason Cook, Mt.Pleasant, IA 4.Bob Lynch, Ottumwa, IA 5.Todd Phillips, Ollie, IA 6.Rodger Dresden, Keokuk, IA 7.Mark Antal, Lancaster 8.Phillip Cossel, Montrose, IA
Feature: 1.R.Cook, 2.Robinson, 3.J.Cook, 4.Greiner, 5.Phillips, 6.Bailey, 7.Brown, 8.Alexander, 9.Wietholder, 10.Lynch, 11.Hill, 12.Dresden, 13.Morton, 14.Antal, 15.Bandstra, 16.Cossel, 17.Browning
Heat Race 1: 1.Bob Woodrow, Perry 2.Jack Evans, Jr., Keokuk, IA 3.Jerry Poor, Novelty 4.John Shaffer, Memphis 5.Danny Daggs, Kahoka 6.Larry Newman, Kirksville 7.Pete Toubekis, Keokuk, IA 8.Todd Morton, Kirksville
Heat Race 2: 1.Jerry Reese, Jr., Baring 2.Logan Trueblood, Memphis 3.Luke Holst, Augusta, IL 4.Tony Morton, Kirksville 5.Amos Zimmerman, Memphis 6.Robbie Mauck, Knox City 7.David Snyder, Greentop
Feature: 1.Reese, Jr, 2.Poor, 3.Woodrow, 4.Evans, Jr. 5.Daggs, 6.Shaffer, 7.Trueblood, 8.Newman, 9.Holst, 10.Tony Morton, 11.Zimmerman, 12.Mauck, 13.Toubekis, 14.Todd Morton, 15.Snyder
USRA Hobby Stocks
Heat Race 1: 1.Jason Overhulser, Alexandria 2.Josh Soper, Kahoka 3.Robert Kibbe, Salem, IA 4.Heather Woodrow, Perry 5.Brad Weber, Donnellson, IA 6.Jim Walker, Mystic, IA 7.Jimmy Hooper, Wyaconda 8.Brandon Symmonds, Keokuk, IA
Heat Race 2: 1.Mike Shelton, Ottumwa, IA 2.Jeff Soper, Kahoka 3.Tim Pettibone, Moravia, IA 4.Richard Hudson, Arbela 5.Robbie Rains, Bonaparte, IA 6.Jim Lynch, Farmington, IA 7.Kevin Cheney, Quincy, IL
Heat Race 3: 1.Jeremy Hamlin, Memphis 2.Doug Small, Memphis 3.Tony Becerra, Carthage, IL 4.Abe Huls, Carthage, IL 5.Justin Hamelton, Hamilton, IL 6.Gordon Hudson, Arbela 7.Earl Six, Keokuk, IA
Heat Race 4: 1.Mark Jacob, Carthage, IL 2.Michael Lay, Lewistown 3.Mark Holt, Memphis 4.Patrick Profeta, Keokuk, IA 5.Beau Taylor, Canton 6.Allan Rains, Bonaparte, IA 7.JR Miller, Fairfield, IA
Feature: 1.Shelton, 2.Hamlin, 3.Overhulser, 4.Becerra, 5.Holt, 6.Huls, 7.Josh Soper, 8.Symmonds, 9.R.Rains, 10.Jeff Soper, 11.Kibbe, 12.Woodrow, 13.Miller, 14.Pettibone, 15.Profeta, 16.Jacob, 17.Cheney, 18.R.Hudson, 19.Six, 20.G.Hudson, 21.Hamelton, 22.Lay, 23.Taylor, 24.A.Rains, 25.Small, 26.Walker, 27.Weber, 28.Hooper, 29.Lynch
Heat Race: 1.Brian Overhulser, Alexandria 2.Michael St.Clair, Wayland 3.Larry Powell, Hannibal 4.Shawn Crowell, Alexandria 5.Eric Bergheger, Hannibal 6.David Hudson, Memphis 7.Bill O'Haver, Kirksville 8.Tanya Wietholder, Liberty, IL 9.Jon Antal, Lancaster 10.Kevin Fountain, Arbela
Feature: 1.Overhulser, 2.St.Clair, 3.Hudson, 4.Powell, 5.Crowell, 6.Wietholder, 7.Bergheger, 8.Antal, 9.O'Haver, 10.Fountain
Heat Race: 1.Tyler Schulte, Montrose, IA 2.Dennis Schults, Keokuk, IA 3.Dave Burdette, Keokuk, IA 4.TJ Newberry, Keokuk, IA 5.Jim Oliver, Hamilton, IL 6.Ros Hammel, Hamilton, IL 7.Brandon Savage, Keokuk, IA 8.Danny Miller, Gorin 9.Donnie DeMint, Basco 10.Rick Miller, Gorin 11.Austin Schulte, Keokuk, IA
Feature: 1.T.Schulte, 2.D.Schulte, 3.Burdette, 4.Oliver, 5.Hammel, 6.Newberry, 7.Savage, 8.D.Miller, 9.DeMint, 10.R.Miller, 11.A.Schulte