Carroll Racers Dominate Top-dog At 75-80 Dragway

MOTOR SPORTS REVIEW-PREVIEW/A look at results and upcoming events involving Carroll's racing community

June 19, 1991|By Staff report

A handful of Carroll racers dominated the top-dog competition at 75-80 Dragway in Monrovia, Frederick County, last weekend, highlighting a busy weekend for county drivers.

Mount Airy's Joe Mayne capturedthe Class I contest and Ed Talbert, formerly of Westminster, won theClass II division on Saturday.

Joe Henry of Mount Airy was the runner-up behind Mayne in the Class I competition while Stev Cavey of Westminster was a semifinalist in his Duster.

Quarterfinalists were Larry Mayne of Mount Airy, Charlie Spielman of Taneytown and Dwight Hoyle of Hampstead.

Behind Talbert in the Class II competition was runner-up Mike

Stambaugh ofUnion Bridge, while Mount Airy's Ricky Brenton reached the semifinals and Ricky Kegley of Union Bridge was a quarterfinalist. Sunday at 75-80 Dragway, Russell Barefoot of Mount Airy reached the semifinals in the Class I competition while Union Bridge's Jim Fleming was a quarterfinalist.

In the Class II division, Westminster's George Hoff reached the semifinals in his Fairlane while Mike Hoff was a quarterfinalist in his Mustang.

In other motor sports action:

* Westminster's Gary Stuhler, the defending late-model track champion at Winchester (Va.) Speedway, captured the 25-lap main event Saturday night towin his first feature race of the year at the track.

Hampstead's Charlie Schaffer finished ninth in the race. He and

Stuhler also won preliminary heats.

Stuhler and Schaffer then traveled to Hagerstown Speedway on Sunday, where Stuhler took second in the second 20-lap main event. Schaffer finished 10th.

In the earlier 20-lap feature, Stuhler finished sixth.

* Tim Peters of Westminster went through four rounds of eliminations in the Super Street Class at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa., Sunday. Approximately 60 cars were in theclass.

* At Lincoln Speedway in Hanover, Pa., Westminster's Ernie

Jones was sixth in the 20-lap late-model feature Saturday and wonthe preliminary heat.

Rick Jones of Westminster made contact withanother racer on the third lap of the 12-lap semi-late feature whichsent him into the backstretch wall. He was uninjured, but his car suffered severe damage.

* Mike Harrison of Mount Airy finished sixthand Al Shawver, formerly of Westminster and now of Hagerstown, took ninth in the late-model feature Saturday at Cumberland Raceway in Allegany County.

* Cris Eash of Woodbine finished second in the 25-lap feature Sunday at Susquehanna Speedway in Newberrytown, Pa.

Eashis currently fifth in the WSBA Busch Cup sprint car standings, moving up one spot in the rankings over the past week.


* Trail-Way Speedway, Hanover, Pa.: Semi-late models, four- and eight-cylinder stocks; gates open at 5 p.m., racing starts at 8 p.m. (717) 359-4310.

* Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Sprint cars, limited sprints and thundercars; gates open at 6 p.m., racing starts at 8 p.m. (717) 766-4778.

* Cumberland Valley Speedway, Shippensburg, Pa.: Several classes of go-kart races.


* Lincoln Speedway, Hanover, Pa.: Super sprints, super stock late models, minisprints and thundercars, plus a Racing Tug O'War competition; gates openat 5:30 p.m., racing starts at 7 p.m. (717) 624-2755.

* Trail-WaySpeedway: Super-cross cycles and four-wheelers; gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 7 p.m.

* Winchester, Va., Speedway: Late models, limited late models and roadrunners. (703) 667-8143.

* Cumberland, Md., Raceway: Late models, pure stock and semi-late models; gates open at 4:30 p.m., racing starts at 6:30. (301) 463-6794 or 463-2631.

* 75-80 Dragway, Monrovia: Lance Keller Memorial Race, second high school race of the season,

9.90 Mid-Atlantic Pro Gas; Pits open at 1 p.m., and eliminations start at 7 p.m. (301) 865-5102.

* Mason-Dixon Dragway, Hagerstown: Five classes of races; gates open at 10:30 a.m., time trials at noon and eliminations at 3 p.m. (301) 791-5193.

* Hunterstown, Pa., Speedway: Several classes of go-kart.


* Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown: Super sprints, late modelsand thundercars; racing starts at 7 p.m. (301) 582-0640.

* Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown, Pa.: Coors sprint race, limited late models and thun

dercars. Racing starts at 7 p.m. (717) 938-9170.

* Trail-Way Speedway: Flat track cycles and four-wheel drive championship; gates open at 9 a.m., racing starts at 1 p.m.

* Mason-Dixon Dragway: 9.90 Super gas plus bonus challenge points; gates open at 10:30 a.m., time trials at noon and eliminations at 3 p.m.

* Monrovia, Md., Raceway: 15 classes of go-kart races. Pits open at 8 a.m., races start at noon. 239-7386.

* Sandyhook Raceway, Bel Air: Severalclasses of go-kart races.

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