XeniaOH: The NASCAR WHELEN RACING SERIES stars and cars were on the schedule for a night of speed Friday at KilKare Speedway.
The late model feature saw Arlis Williams lead the field to the green. But the lead was short however as Cody Robinson swept by. Robinson never looked back as he led the final circuits in his Miami Valley MFG . The win was the third of the season for Robinson. Fast qualifier Greg Stapleton was second followed by Williams, Mike Ward and Virgil Powell. Mike Ward was the winner of the heat race.
The modified feature was a real heartbreaker for Don Fleming. The Xenia resident lost the lead on the last lap when Jack Jones sped by. Mike Carroll, Fleming , Mark Timmerman and Greg Stapleton rounded out the top five. Jones was fast qualifier, with Fleming and Zach Stacy winning heat races.
In street stocks, former compact driver Bo Hoelscher leading the first 7 laps. Jamie Sites took over the lead on 8 and led the rest of the way in his Sites Motorsports Camaro. Bo Hoelscher, David Stump, Josh Longstreth and Jacob Heckman rounded out the top five. Sites posted fast time with Hoelscher taking the dash win.
The compacts feature saw defending champion Paul Holley taking the win. Bill Honious, Robert Klein, Tony Cottrill and Ryan Barrett. Hounious was fast qualifier with Cottrill and Nick Barrett.
KilKare Results 08-01-14
Fast Qualifier: Greg Stapleton 13.614
Dash Winner: Mike Ward
Feature: 1. Cody Robinson 2. Greg Stapleton 3. Arlis Williams 4. Mike Ward 5. Virgil Powell 6. Ryan Fleming 7. Rob Jacks 8. Russ Bobb
Fast Qualifier: Jack Jones 13.731
Heat Winners: Don Fleming and Zach Stacy
Feature: 1. Jack Jones 2. Mike Carroll 3. Don Fleming 4. Mark Timmerman 5. Greg Stapleton 6. Derek Barnette 7. John Donovan 8. Logan McPherson 9. Rob Dutra 10. Bob Sibila Jr. 11. Zach Stacy 12. Tony Ewing 13. Shawn Gray
Fast Qualifier: Jamie Sites 15.413
Dash Winner: Bo Hoelscher
Feature: 1. Jamie Sites 2. Bo Hoelscher 3. David Stump 4. Josh Longstreth 5. Jacob Heckman 6. Steve Brandyberry
Fast Qualifier: Bill Honious 14.746
Dash Winner: Tony Cottrill
Heat Winner: Nick Barrett
Feature: 1. Paul Holley 2. Bill Honious 3. Robert Klein 4. Tony Cottrill 5. Ryan Barrett 6. Nick Barrett 7. Cody Robertson 8. Nick Bertke
– Kilkare Speedway press release. Photo credit: Isaacs photos