August 19, 2004
Webb Wins Racemart Late Model Special at the Bentz GM Country Scotland County Speedway
by Brian Neal
Memphis, MO (August 14)-Gary Webb collected the Racemart Late Model $1,000 to win feature at the Bentz GM Country Scotland County Speedway this past Saturday. While Tony Fraise (USRA Modifieds), Jim Brown (USRA Stock Cars), Jack Evans, Jr. (USRA B-Modifieds), Brandon Symmonds (USRA Hobby Stocks), Michael St.Clair (Cruisers) and Dave Burdette (Hornets) also claimed feature wins on Racemart night at the speedway.
Gary Webb took the lead on lap 1 of the 20 lap Late Model feature, with Jody Wood and Tommy Elston challenging him in second. Elston would try to get by Webb on the second lap, only to loose a drive shaft, ending his night.
Wood then tried to get by Webb down low for the next 18 laps, but Webb held him off to pick up his first win of 2004 at Memphis and collect the $1,000 check. Thad Trump came from 9th to finish in 3rd, Sonny Findling started 18th and charged up to 4th, with Mark Burgtorf coming from 10th to finish in 5th. Trump and Webb picked up heat race wins.
The 20 lap USRA Modified feature saw Kevin Peters jump out front on the drop of the green flag, with Tony Fraise close behind in second. Peters would hold the lead until lap 2, when Fraise slipped under him to take over the top spot. Fraise then pulled away on the final 18 laps to get back in the winner’s circle at the speedway.
Mark Burgtorf came from 8th to finish in 2nd, Peters held on for 3rd, Mike Bennet was 4th, with Martin Bennet rounding out the top 5. Heat race winners were Fraise and Mike Bennett.
Jim Brown took advantage of his front row start to grab the lead on lap 1 of the 15 lap USRA Stock Car feature. Brown would lead all 15 laps to pick up his second win of 2004 at Memphis.
Mike Robinson was 2nd, Eric Flander was 3rd, Ryan Cook came from 11th to finish in 4th, with Jason Cook coming home in 5th. Robinson and Brown picked up the heat race wins.
Jack Evans, Jr. moved out front on lap 1 of the 15 lap USRA B-Modified feature, with Ron York close behind in second. Evans, Jr. led until lap 6, when York jumped to his outside to grab the top spot. York then held off Evans, Jr. until lap 9, when he went by on the top to get the lead back. Evans, Jr. then held off Jerry Poor, who started 10th, to claim his second win in a row at the speedway. Jerry Reese, Jr. was 3rd, York came back from an early spin to finish in 4th, with Gary Dreyer rounding out the top 5.
Heat race wins went to Evans, Jr. and Reese, Jr.
The 12 lap Hobby Stock feature went to Brandon Symmonds. Symmonds took the lead on the drop of the green flag and then held off all challenges from Jeff Soper to pick up his second career feature win. Abe Huls was 3rd, Tony Becerra was 4th, with Josh Soper coming home a career best 5th. Jeff Soper and Mark Holt claimed heat race wins.
Michael St. Clair took the lead from Jody Small on lap 2 of the Cruiser feature and then led the final 8 laps to pick up the win. Small was 2nd, Bill O’Haver came from 9th to finish in 3rd, Brian Overhulser was 4th, with Craig Spilker rounding out the top 5. Heat race winners were St. Clair and Small.
Dave Burdette made it a clean sweep in the Hornet division, as he claimed victories in both the heat and the 10-lap feature. Dennis Schulte finished 2nd, Aaron Sperry was 3rd, Travis DeMint was 4th, with Austin Schulte coming home in 5th.
Coming up next week will be MFA Farmers Elevator & Produce Company/MFA Plant Foods Night at the speedway. Gates will Open at 4:30pm, Hot Laps at 6:00pm and Racing at 6:30.
Heat Race 1: 1.Thad Trump, Kahoka 2.Tommy Elston, Keokuk, IA 3.Gordy Grubb, Oskaloosa, IA 4.Chris Fontana, Pella, IA 5.Justin Reed, Quincy, IL 6.Wayne Brau, Annawan, IL 7.Richard Westhoff, Fairfield, IA 8.Dustin Savage, Keokuk, IA 9.Jim Fuller, Memphis
Heat Race 2: 1.Gary Webb, Blue Grass, IA 2.Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, IL 3.Terry Schlipman, Mendon, IL 4.Jody Wood, Donnellson, IA 5.Jerry Asher, Kirksville 6.Lynn Monroe, Memphis 7.Russell Jeffries, Kirksville 8.Rob Kirchner, Donnellson, IA 9.Sonny Findling, Kirksville
Feature: 1.Webb, 2.Wood, 3.Trump, 4.Findling, 5.Burgtorf, 6.Schlipman, 7.Reed, 8.Monroe, 9.Grubb, 10.Asher, 11.Brau, 12.Fontana, 13.Kirchner, 14.Jeffries, 15.Fuller, 16.Savage, 17.Westhoff, 18.Elston
Heat Race 1: 1.Tony Fraise, Donnellson, IA 2.Mark Burgtorf, Quincy, IL 3.Martin Bennett, Ankeny, IA 4.Ryan Meyer, Liberty, IL 5.Brad Ford, Mt.Pleasant, IA 6.Bob Dale, Gorin 7.Mike Delozier, Carthage, IL 8.Rob Jennings, Mt.Pleasant, IA 9.Jim Gillenwater, Keokuk, IA
Heat Race 2: 1.Mike Bennett, Des Moines, IA 2.Rich Smith, Davenport, IA 3.Jim Lynch, Bloomfield, IA 4.Kevin Peters, Monmouth, IL 5.Jardin Fuller, St.Louis 6.Josh Foster, Montrose, IA 7.Phillip Cossel, Montrose, IA 8.Chris Eggers, Lancaster 9.Charles Baker, Labelle
Feature: 1.Fraise, 2.Burgtorf, 3.Peters, 4.Mike Bennett, 5.Martin Bennett, 6.Smith, 7.Ford, 8.Delozier, 9.Fuller, 10.Eggers, 11.Jennings, 12.David Snyder, Greentop 13.Lynch, 14.Meyer, 15.Dale, 16.Foster, 17.Baker, 18.Gillenwater, 19.Cossel
USRA Stock Cars
Heat Race 1: 1.Mike Robinson, Moravia, IA 2.Troy Alexander, Memphis 3.Eric Flander, What Cheer, IA 4.Rodger Dresden, Keokuk, IA 5.Kiel Morton, Kirksville 6.Ryan Cook, West Point, IA 7.Michael Snyder, Greentop
Heat Race 2: 1.Jim Brown, Fremont, IA 2.Tony Fraise, Donnellson, IA 3.Jason Cook, Mt.Pleasant, IA 4.Brian Jackson, Moravia, IA 5.Bob Lynch, Ottumwa, IA 6.Matt Messamaker, Aravia, IA 7.Todd Phillips, Ollie, IA
Feature: 1.Brown, 2.Robinson, 3.Flander, 4.R.Cook, 5.J.Cook, 6.Fraise, 7.Lynch, 8.Dresden, 9.Jackson, 10.Alexander, 11.Morton, 12.Snyder, 13.Messamaker, 14.Phillips
Heat Race 1: 1.Jack Evans Jr, Keokuk, IA 2.Ron York, Edina 3.Larry Newman, Kirksville 4.Logan Trueblood, Memphis 5.John Shaffer, Memphis 6.Todd Morton, Kirksville 7.Pete Toubekis, Keokuk, IA 8.Larry Powell, Hannibal 9.Scott Weirather, Keokuk, IA
Heat Race 2: 1.Jerry Reese Jr, Baring 2.Danny Daggs, Kahoka 3.Jerry Poor, Novelty 4.Gary Dreyer, Quincy, IL 5.Bob Jennings, Mt.Pleasant, IA 6.Luke Holst, Augusta, IL 7.Tony Morton, Kirksville, 8.Amos Zimmerman, Memphis
Feature: 1.Evans Jr, 2.Poor, 3.Reese Jr, 4.York, 5.Dreyer, 6.Trueblood, 7.Daggs, 8.Toubekis, 9.Todd Morton, 10.Holst, 11.Weirather, 12.Powell, 13.Tony Morton, 14.Zimmerman, 15.Jennings, 16.Shaffer, 17.Newman
USRA Hobby Stocks
Heat Race 1: 1.Jeff Soper, Kahoka 2.Jim Walker, Mystic, IA 3.Abe Huls, Carthage, IL 4.Tony Becerra, Carthage, IL 5.Jason Overhulser, Alexandria 6.Brian Clark, Kahoka 7.Patrick Profeta, Keokuk, IA 8.Jimmy Hooper, Wyaconda 9.Mark Jacob, Carthage, IL 10.Kevin Cheney, Quincy, IL
Heat Race 2: 1.Mark Holt, Memphis 2.Brandon Symmonds, Keokuk, IA 3.Josh Soper, Kahoka 4.Brad Weber, Donnellson, IA 5.Jim Lynch, Farmington, IA 6.Tim Pettibone, Moravia, IA 7.Earl Six, Keokuk, IA 8.Kevin Londrie, Keokuk, IA 9.Scott Phillips, Hedrick, IA 10.Justin Hamelton, Hamilton, IL
Feature: 1.Symmonds, 2.Jeff Soper, 3.Huls, 4.Becerra, 5.Josh Soper, 6.Holt, 7.Walker, 8.Overhulser, 9.Lynch, 10.Pettibone, 11.Jacob, 12.Londrie, 13.Hooper, 14.Phillips, 15.Clark, 16.Six, 17.Weber, 18.Profeta, 19.Cheney, 20.Hamilton
Heat Race 1: 1.Michael St. Clair, Wayland 2.Craig Spilker, Quincy, IL 3.Shawn Crowell, Alexandria 4.Brian Overhulser, Alexandria 5.Bill O’Haver, Kirksville, 6.Jason Henry, Augusta, IL 7.Jason Billings, Keokuk, IA
Heat Race 2: 1.Jody Small, Rutledge 2.David Hudson, Memphis 3.Keith Reed, Quincy, IL 4.Jon Antal, Lancaster 5.Eric Bergheger, Hannibal 6.Amy Mason, Warsaw, IL 7.Rusty Lynch, Hannibal
Feature: 1.St.Clair, 2.Small, 3.O’Haver, 4.Overhulser, 5.Spilker, 6.Crowell, 7.Hudson, 8.Reed, 9.Henry, 10.Antal, 11.Lynch, 12.Mason, 13.Bergheger, 14.Billings
Heat Race: 1.Dave Burdette, Keokuk, IA 2.Dennis Schulte, Keokuk, IA 3.Brandon Savage, Keokuk, IA 4.Travis DeMint, Basco, IL 5.Aaron Sperry, New London, IA 6.Austin Schulte, Keokuk, IA
Feature: 1.Burdette, 2.D.Schulte, 3.Sperry, 4.DeMint, 5.A.Schulte, 6.Savage