3:44
That will conclude the day here at the Hangover Race at Sandusky Speedway. Have a great rest of your New Years Day and we look forward to the rest of the 2015 season
3:42
Ron Miller brings a brand new car for 2015 and it proves victorious.
3:39
CHECKERED FLAG: Ron Miller holds onto his car and limps it to Victory Lane for the eighth time
3:38
Lap 18: Josh Kiser is using that to his advantage to try to get to the front to beat Miller to the line
3:37
Lap 17: Tire is going down on the 35 of Ron Miller
3:37
Lap 16: Josh Kiser gets around Miller to put him back on the lead lap
3:37
GREEN FLAG: Ron Miller takes the lead
3:36
Ron Miller will take control of the field
3:35
3:27
Ron Miller will restart as the leader. He is the only other car on the lead lap
3:27
The motor has blown in the 95 of Steve Miller
3:26
YELLOW FLAG: Steve Miller the leader goes up in smoke coming off of turn three.
3:26
3:25
3:25
Lap 15: Ron Miller cruises in second, instead of a tire going down it appears as he may have lost a cylinder, that being the culprit of the smoke coming from his car
3:24
Lap 14: Steve Miller remains the leader
3:24
Lap 9: This race is the melting pot of all divisions as we are seeing Outlaw Bodies, Modified Bodies, Trucks, as well as Sportsman style bodies
3:23
Lap 7: The Miller’s who are running one and two both have outlaw style bodies with wings and they definitely seem to be playing in their favor for this event
3:22
Lap 4: Steve Miller gets around Ron Miller for the lead as Ron is loosing tire pressure on the right rear
3:21
Ron Miller has won seven Hangover Races
3:21
GREEN FLAG: Ron Miller makes it three wide on the start as he rockets to the lead position
3:20
Champagne Stocks Feature Line-Up

1 69 Jeff Warnick
2 2 Justin Rodriguez
3 95 Steve Miller
4 35 Ron Miller
5 36 Cory McLaughey
6 22 Josh Kiser
7 37 Eric Devanna
8 1 Mike Grams
9 171 Mark Pollack
10 50 Rich Abel
11 6 Jason Grames
3:19
Cory McCaughey who won the Moonshine Stock feature will also be competing in this final feature. Talking to him in Victory Lane he says he’s not sure if he will be able to compete with some of these cars so he may do a start and park
3:17
Champagne Stocks will be the final feature today.
3:12
CHECKERED FLAG: Joe Oliver who started deep in the pack brings it to victory lane
3:11
Lap 19: The two car battle for the third position takes it into turn three sideways.
3:11
Lap 15: Ryan Smith to the inside of James Pribe for the third spot
3:10
GREEN FLAG: Joe Oliver regains the lead on the restart with David Guam on his tail
3:09
YELLOW FLAG: Michael McDonald goes around in turn two
3:07
Lap 10: James Priebe makes it three wide with lapped traffic to not loose any ground on second place David Gaum
3:06
Lap 8: Oliver seals the deal and comes out with the lead
3:06
Lap 5: Joe Oliver goes to the outside of Gaum to look for a way around for the lead
3:04
GREEN FLAG: David Grum who was scheduled to start on the poll did not originally make the call for this race but was able to make it onto the track before the green flag and will start this race as your leader
3:02
Whiskey Stocks are now on the track for a 20 lap feature
3:00
3:00
Whiskey Stock Starting Line-Up

1 04 Michael McDonald
2 42 Trae Schonauer
3 01 James Priebe
4 28 Jeremiah Floyd
5 34 Ryan Smith
6 3 Joc Oliver
7 36 Jeff Barker
8 1 Jason Shae
2:49
CHECKERED FLAG: Despite having a shredded right rear tire Cory McLaughey brings home the Moonshine Stock Victory
2:47
Lap 18: Leader McCaughey has a flat tire, but is trying his best to make it to the checkered flag.
2:47
Lap 15: Cory McCaughey has lapped the field all the way up to the second place car
2:44
Its bad news for the second place driver of Eric Devanna who cut a tire on the front stretch and takes his car into the pits
2:43
Lap 10: 22 Steve Morris was two laps down from making a trip to the pits, but he is back on the track and was able to get around the leader to get one of his laps back
2:42
Lap 8: Out of four Devanna has the run on the bottom but is unable to complete the pass for the lead
2:41
Lap 5: McCaughey holds to the outside side as Devanna looses ground on him
2:41
The top three drivers are trucks and a truck has never won this race
2:40
Lap 2: Eric Devanna challenges McLaughey on the outside
2:39
Gary Hensel heads pitside
2:36
GREEN FLAG: Cory McLaughey takes the learn lead over Eric Devanna
2:34
The last of the carnage is being cleaned up and the cars are relined up on the grid
2:29
Moonshine Stocks Feature Starting Line-Up

1 37 Eric Devanna
2 22 Steve Morris
3 50 Rick Abel
4 36 Cory McLaughey
5 3 Andy Earnhart
6 4 Gary Hensel
7 6 Jason Grames
2:28
GREEN FLAG/RED FLAG: Justin Rodriguez, who started on the pole was involved in a collision on the back stretch and we will have a complete restart on the track
2:23
The moonshine Stocks are the first feature that will be up this afternoon and they will go for 20 laps
2:15
Whiskey Feature Starting- Line Up

1 7 David Gaum
2 04 Michael McDonald
3 42 Trae Schonauer
4 01 James Priebe
5 28 Jeremiah Floyd
6 34 Ryan Smith
7 3 Joc Oliver
8 36 Jeff Barker
9 1 Jason Shae
2:08
Heat races are complete and there is a short intermission before feature racing begins
2:00
2:00
This race is very well known in the Midwest. In the past ESPN have had cameras here to show just how dedicated race fan are to go to the race track in the middle of winter in sometimes single digit weather with snow on the track
1:56
35 of Ron Miller has claimed 7 victories in the Champagne Division in the history of the The Hangover Race.
1:53
Champagne Stocks Driving Roster

1 37 Eric Devanna
2 36 Cory McLaughey
3 1 Mike Grams
4 6 Jason Grames
5 69 Jeff Warnick
6 225 Josh Kiser
7 35 Ron Miller
8 95 Steve Miller
9 5 Stephanie Miller
10 911 Mark Kachenmeister
11 171 Mark Pollack
12 22 Steve Morris
13 50 Rich Abel
14 2 Justin Rodriguez
1:46
Champagne Stocks are the open class, there are a wide verity of cars that make up the field. (Speed.com photo)
1:45
For it being 27 degrees there is a pretty good crowd on hand here at Sandusky. (Speed51.com photo)
1:41
We have 37 cars here today making up the three divisions
1:40
1:34
WHISKEY STOCK:
ANY AMERICAN MADE FRONT WHEELE DRIVE 4 OR 6 CYLINDER
MANUAL TRANS 4 CYL. ARE ALLOWED
NO MANUAL TRANS 6 CYL. ALLOWED
ALL FOUR TIRES MUST BE THE SAME SIZE
1:33
MOONSHINE STOCK:

NO CAMAROS
STOCK FRONT CLIP
CAST IRON BLOCK & HEADS
STOCK HOLLEY 4412-500CFM OR STOCK PRODUCTION
2 BARREL ONLY, NO 4 BARREL ALLOWED
MUST HAVE FULL ROLL CAGE
MAX 8” TIRES, DOT STREET TIRE, HOOSIER, GOODYEAR, AMERICAN RACER
NO OTHER RACING TIRE, NO RECAPS

1:32
Here is the break down to give an idea of the cars that will be on the track today.
CHAMPANGE STOCK:

OPEN COMPETITION
ANY CAR WITH LOAD BOLTS
ANY TIRE

1:31
Champagne Stocks, Whiskey Stocks, and Moonshine Stocks names are not the normal names for the divisions but more festive names for the holiday.
1:26
Whiskey Stocks Driving Roster

1 04 Michael McDonald
2 01 James Priebe
3 42 Trae Schonauer
 4 42x John Maki
5 28 Jeremiah Floyd
6 51 Ryan Tamburro
7 34 Ryan Smith
8 7 David Gaum
9 34 Zach Sabo
10 4 Brad Henseo
11 3 Joc Oliver
12 1 Jason Shae
13 36 Jeff Barker
1:26
Whiskey Stocks will be up next for a quick 8 lap heat race
1:19
Moonshine Stocks Driving Roster

1 37 Eric Devanna
2 36 Cory McLaughey
3 6 Jason Grames
4 5 Dave Gumby
5 3 Andy Earnhart
6 4 Gary Hensel
7 22 Steve Morris
8 8 Pauly Hess
9 50 Rick Abel
10 2 Justin Rodriguez
1:19
Some fans in the stands found snow. They brought a whole bucket of snow to throw at the cars as they are coming down the front stretch
1:16
For those of you who have never heard of the Hangover Race here at Sandusky Speedway, it is an annual race on New Years Day and it is raced in whatever the conditions the Lake Erie bordering Northern Ohio City permits. Officials have stated that this is one of the driest Hangover Races they have ever seen. We are yet to see accumulation of snow in this part of the United States
1:11
We have already lost one Moonshine Stock for the afternoon, the 8 of Pauly Hess over heated as the group of Moonshine Stocks put some heat in their tires before getting the green flag.
1:09
Moonshine Stocks line up on the front stretch getting ready for their heat race.
1:05
1:02
There will be three classes here this afternoon. The Whiskey Stocks, Moonshine Stocks, and the Champagne Stocks.
1:00
A few quick practice sessions took place this afternoon and as we approach 1:00 heat races are in preparation to begin.
12:56
Good Afternoon and welcome to Sandusky Speedway for the Annual Hangover Race. It is currently 27 degrees with 30 mph winds. There is no snow or ice on the track but it’s a bitter cold day here in Ohio.

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