DeGraff OH: Shady Bowl Speedway played host to six different classes of stock cars Saturday . The race was well attended with a large crowd on hand.
In late model racing a large crash early in the 35 lapper took out several cars. When racing resumed, John Stroble was out front. As Stroble was leading the pack Josh Smith was passing cars on the outside. On lap twelve Smith pushed his Smith Motorsports entry to the lead. The Quincy resident led the final laps to post the win and increase his point lead. Stroble was second with Mark Parker third Jacob Muncy fourth and Bill Burba fifth. Smith posted fast time with Parker taking the dash win. Ross Klinglehofer and Brandon Basye taking heat checkers.
The modified feature was real battle with Shane Shirk, Mike Carroll and Brad Williams all running for the win. When the checker dropped, it was Springfields Shane Shirk out front. Carroll was second with Williams third, Brad Yelton was fourth with Buddy Townsend fifth. Shirk in his Maplewood Tree Service sponsored open wheeler set fast time. Townsend was the Dash victory with Carroll taking the heat.
The street stock feature was a very close battle all the way. When all the dust had settled Dave Sage of Piqua was posing for photos. Buck Purtee was second, with Andy Heath third, Scott Sullenberger fourth and Roger Thornhill fifth. Dave Sage set fast time in his Sandys Muffler sponsored Camaro. Ray Muncy won the dash, with Aliza Snapp and Robert Roush both taking heat wins. .
The Dwarf car feature saw Lynn Mitchell leading the opening lap before giving up the spot to Daniel Wirrick. Wirrick, , Brandon Basye and Greg Sparks switched spots .Wirrick led at the drop of the checker in his Wirrick Farms truck. Basye was second, Sparks third, Jason Hitckcock fourth and Lynn Mitchell fifth. Basye took the heat win.
The 20 lap compact feature saw Nick Philbeck speed to his first career win. Fast qualifier Ryan Barrett was second, with Nicholas Meed third Justin Durflinger fourth and Kenny George fifth. Durflinger was the dash winner with Dave Callahan taking the heat win.
The tuner race saw point leader Terry Eaton Jr. march to still another feature win. Gary Eaton was second, with Ron Master third, Chris Crozier fourth and Justin Birt fifth. Terry Eaton won the dash and Les Rhodes was the heat winner.
This Saturday(7/19) will see the running of the annual Denny Shatto Memorial. The late main will be 110 laps with $2000.00 to the winner. The modifieds, street stocks and compacts will also do battle. Racing will start at 7
SHADY Bowl Results 07-12-14
Fast Qualifier: Josh Smith 13.714
Dash Winner: Mark Parker
Heat Winners: Brandon Basye and Ross Klinglehofer
Feature: 1. Josh Smith 2. John Stroble 3. Mark Parker 4. Jacob Muncy 5. Bill Burba 6. Ross Klinglehofer 7. Dylan Troyer 8. Curt Frazier 9. Chris Abbott 10. Austin Troyer 11. Rick Thompson 12. Jerry Stapleton 13. Clint Lewis 14. Russ Bobb 15. Brock Coyer 16. Brandon Basye
Fast Qualifier: Shane Shirk 13.736
Dash Winner: Buddy Townsend
Heat Winner: Mike Carroll
Feature: 1. Shane Shirk 2. Mike Carroll 3. Brad Williams 4. Brad Yelton 5. Buddy Townsend 6. Chris Parker 7. Rob Schaeff 8. Carl Stapleton Street Stocks:
Fast Qualifier: Dave Sage 15.019
Dash Winner: Ray Muncy
Heat Winners: Aliza Snapp and Robert Roush
Feature: 1. Dave Sage 2. Buck Purtee 3. Andy Heath 4. Scott Sullenberger 5. Roger Thornhill 6. Robert Roush 7. Andy Huffman 8. Cody Lauderbach 9. Josh Sage 10. Aliza Snapp 11. Ray Muncy 12. Rodney Roush 13. Richard Roush 14. Roger Roush 15. Chad Brandyberry 16. Mike Snapp 17. Dave Little
Fast Quailifer: Gary Eaton Jr. 15.526
Dash Winner: Terry Eaton Jr.
Heat Winner: Les Rhodes
Feature: 1. Terry Eaton Jr. 2. Gary Eaton Jr. 3. Ron Masters 4. Chris Crosier 5. Justin Birt 6. Les Rhodes 7. Eddie Kemp 8. Jake Moody 9. Charlie Chronester 10. Larry Kemp
Fast Qualifier: Ryan Barrett 17.181
Dash Winner: Justin Durflinger
Heat Winner: David Callahan
Feature: 1. Nick Philbeck 2. Ryan Barrett 3. Nicholas Meade 4. Justin Durflinger 5. Kenny George 6. Chris Lucas 7. David Callahan 8. Josh Fultz 9. Dean Adams 10. Alex George
Fast Qualifier: Brandon Basye 13.794
Dash Winner: Daniel Wirrick
Feature: 1. Daniel Wirrick 2. Brandon Basye 3. Greg Sparks 4. Jason Hitchcock 5. Lynn Mitchell 6. Donnie Eaton 7. Zach Hitchcock 8. Connie Smith
Shady Bowl press release. Photo credit: Isaacs Photos