Brian Fandell of Mount Airy was runner-up Sunday in the Winston Invitational at Rockingham, N.C., in the Super Comp class for motorcycles. Tim Peters, driving the Peters & Combs Dragster, made it to the second round before losing a close race.
Peters was joined by Westminster residents Lee Howe, Todd Harris and David McCarthy, who all wentout in the first round.
In other auto racing news:
* Jim Fleming of Union Bridge won the Class I and Top Dog title over Class II winner George Owens. Ray Lewis of Woodbine and Larry Mayne of Mount Airy reached the semifinal round in Class I. In Class II, Mike Hoff and Rick Waxter, both of Westminster, and Scott Lowman of Woodbine reached the semifinals.
* Gary Stuhler of Westminster won $4,000 in the 50-lap late-model feature for his 46th career win at Hagerstown Speedway. Charlie Schaffer ofHampstead was seventh in the same race. Jesse Wentz of Manchester won the sprint car consolation race.