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March 24, 1991
Cris Eash used a strong showing last weekend to vault from ninth to sixth in the WSBA Busch Cup Racing Series point standings for sprint car drivers.The Woodbine native was one of two area drivers to win features at Lincoln Speedway in Hanover, Pa., March 16.Eash passed Dan Dietrich at the finish line to capture the 25-lapsuper sprint feature at Lincoln.Rick Jones of Westminster won the 12-lap semilate model feature after starting eighth and taking the lead for good on the second lap. Randy Zechman of Westminster placed third.
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By Stan Dillon and Stan Dillon,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 1996
Several Carroll County drivers have been honored at awards banquets for Lincoln Speedway and 75-80 Dragway.Taking top honors at Lincoln Speedway's banquet was Cris Eash of Woodbine, who won the super-sprint championship at )) the Hanover, Pa., oval.Eash's first Lincoln track title was by the slimmest of margins, just 55 points ahead of '95 champ Billy Brian Jr. Eash took home a chunk of point-fund money, $3,000, and a trophy for his championship efforts. He was tops in the sprint division with eight wins, doubling his Lincoln career wins to 16, which puts him in a 14th-place tie on the all-time list.
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By STAN DILLON | February 7, 1993
Darren Eash, 31, of Woodbine isn't happy unless he is racing. He loves going fast.Darren, like his younger brother Cris, races sprint cars on the tough central Pennsylvania clay ovals.Darren's been racing since he was 17, when his father took him and his two brothers kart racing. All four raced karts for several years, mostly at the Hunterstown, Pa., oval.Darren Eash and his brothers were successful. He won nearly every event possible in the Yamaha Light division. In his quest for speed, he even raced dual-engine karts.
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By STAN DILLON | April 16, 1995
During the off-season, driver Cris Eash of Woodbine and Sykesville's Tom Linder of Miller Chevrolet in Ellicott City joined together to form one of the most powerful super sprint car teams on the Central Pennsylvania circuit.Along with them, they brought Miller Chevrolet and E&G Classics of Columbia as sponsors, two Howard County businesses that have used motor sports as a valuable marketing tool.Next weekend, Miller and Eash will display the team's show car in the Howard County Business Showcase presented by the Chamber of Commerce in the Mall in Columbia.
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By STAN DILLON | April 16, 1995
During the off-season, driver Cris Eash of Woodbine and Sykesville's Tom Linder of Miller Chevrolet in Ellicott City joined together to form one of the most powerful super sprint car teams on the Central Pennsylvania circuit.Along with them, they brought Miller Chevrolet and E&G Classics of Columbia as sponsors, two Howard County businesses that have used motor sports as a valuable marketing tool.Next weekend, Miller and Eash will display the team's show car in the Howard County Business Showcase presented by the Chamber of Commerce in the Mall in Columbia.
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By Neil Lippy and Neil Lippy,Contributing Writer | November 22, 1992
Cris Eash, a former Woodbine resident now living in Hanover, was feeling the heat on lap 18 of the 25-lap annual Turkey Shoot Out on Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.Lance Dewease was one second behind and bearing down fast. A spinout on the third turn caused Dewease to collide with another driver, and the caution flag gave Eash the cushion he needed to win his second Shoot Out.Darren Eash of Westminster was fourth and won the Trackside magazine Hard-Charger Award at Lincoln's final event of the season.
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By Stan Dillon and Stan Dillon,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 1996
Several Carroll County drivers have been honored at awards banquets for Lincoln Speedway and 75-80 Dragway.Taking top honors at Lincoln Speedway's banquet was Cris Eash of Woodbine, who won the super-sprint championship at )) the Hanover, Pa., oval.Eash's first Lincoln track title was by the slimmest of margins, just 55 points ahead of '95 champ Billy Brian Jr. Eash took home a chunk of point-fund money, $3,000, and a trophy for his championship efforts. He was tops in the sprint division with eight wins, doubling his Lincoln career wins to 16, which puts him in a 14th-place tie on the all-time list.
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By Staff report | September 25, 1991
Rick Jones of Westminster was a busy man Saturday night.Jones raced in two different divisions at Lincoln Speedway in Hanover, Pa., finishing fifth in the 20-lap Ronnie McBee Memorial late model race and taking second in a hotly contested 12-lap semi-late model feature.Jones actually held the lead briefly in the semi-late race, passing fellow Westminster native Randy Zechman on the sixth lap of a racewhere three of the top four finishers had Carroll connections. Ronnie Grinestaff of Manchester, Pa., driving a car owned by Lee Deavers of Westminster, took the lead for good on the eighth.
NEWS
June 16, 1991
A 74-year-old Caroline County woman died Friday after the van she was driving struck the back of a parked tractor trailer, state police in Easton said yesterday.Sara Woodward Eash of Greensboro and her husband, a passenger in the van, were flown by state police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Ms. Eash was pronounced dead at about 8:20 p.m., police said.Her husband, Alden Eash, 76, was hospitalized in critical condition yesterday, police said.Ms. Eash was driving a Ford van on Foxgrape Road, off Maryland Route 313, at 7:15 p.m. when she struck the back of the truck, which was parked in front of a house, police said.
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By Stan Dillon | August 15, 1993
Rain wiped out all of last Friday's motor sports action and thunderstorms washed out last Saturday's racing at 75-80 Dragway and Lincoln Speedway.In sprint car action, Cris Eash, formerly of Woodbine continued his winning ways as he captured his eighth feature win at the Selinsgrove Speedway last Saturday. Eash's win followed a 10th-place finish against the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove last Thursday night. In Sunday night World of Outlaw action at Lincoln Speedway, Eash finished sixth.
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By Stan Dillon | August 15, 1993
Rain wiped out all of last Friday's motor sports action and thunderstorms washed out last Saturday's racing at 75-80 Dragway and Lincoln Speedway.In sprint car action, Cris Eash, formerly of Woodbine continued his winning ways as he captured his eighth feature win at the Selinsgrove Speedway last Saturday. Eash's win followed a 10th-place finish against the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove last Thursday night. In Sunday night World of Outlaw action at Lincoln Speedway, Eash finished sixth.
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By STAN DILLON | February 7, 1993
Darren Eash, 31, of Woodbine isn't happy unless he is racing. He loves going fast.Darren, like his younger brother Cris, races sprint cars on the tough central Pennsylvania clay ovals.Darren's been racing since he was 17, when his father took him and his two brothers kart racing. All four raced karts for several years, mostly at the Hunterstown, Pa., oval.Darren Eash and his brothers were successful. He won nearly every event possible in the Yamaha Light division. In his quest for speed, he even raced dual-engine karts.
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By Neil Lippy and Neil Lippy,Contributing Writer | November 22, 1992
Cris Eash, a former Woodbine resident now living in Hanover, was feeling the heat on lap 18 of the 25-lap annual Turkey Shoot Out on Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.Lance Dewease was one second behind and bearing down fast. A spinout on the third turn caused Dewease to collide with another driver, and the caution flag gave Eash the cushion he needed to win his second Shoot Out.Darren Eash of Westminster was fourth and won the Trackside magazine Hard-Charger Award at Lincoln's final event of the season.
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By Staff report | July 5, 1992
It was a profitable weekend for former Woodbine resident Cris Eash, with $3,500 in prize money for a victory in the 30-lap Daryl Gohn Memorial sprint feature at Williams Grove Speedway and second Harry's U-Pull-It June Shoot-out at Selinsgrove Speedway last weekend.Despite a red flag with three laps to go, Eash decided not to do anything in the pits."All we did was add fuel," said Eash. "It was working good all night, so we just hoped it would stay together for three more laps."Driving his E & G Classics No. 17E, Eash took off at the green flag and stayed in front for his sixth career victory and $3,000 for first place at Williams Grove on June 26.Upperco resident Jeff Shepard was third in the same race and collected $1,300 in prize money.
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By Staff report | November 6, 1991
Former Woodbine resident Cris Eash finished fourth in the drivers' standings, and his father, Dave, who owns the car, held the same spot in the owners' rankings in the 1991 WSBA Busch Cup Racing Series for sprints.The rankings were based on weekly performances at four south central Pennsylvania tracks -- Lincoln, Selinsgrove, Williams Grove and Port Royal -- starting in the spring.Finksburg's Jeff Shepard was 14th in the drivers' standings, and his father, Judd Shepard II, the car's owner, was 14th in the owners'rankings.
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By Staff report | September 25, 1991
Rick Jones of Westminster was a busy man Saturday night.Jones raced in two different divisions at Lincoln Speedway in Hanover, Pa., finishing fifth in the 20-lap Ronnie McBee Memorial late model race and taking second in a hotly contested 12-lap semi-late model feature.Jones actually held the lead briefly in the semi-late race, passing fellow Westminster native Randy Zechman on the sixth lap of a racewhere three of the top four finishers had Carroll connections. Ronnie Grinestaff of Manchester, Pa., driving a car owned by Lee Deavers of Westminster, took the lead for good on the eighth.
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By Staff report | July 10, 1991
Patience was the key of the holiday weekend at 75-80 Dragway in Monrovia, Frederick County, and Union Bridge's Mike Stambaugh was more than willing to wait until Saturday to capture the Class II contest in his Fairmont.After rain washed out most of Thursday's and Friday's action, Stambaugh came up big on Saturday to edge out Roger Jorss of Sykesville as the two Carroll countians split the first- and second-place money.In other weekend action:* Westminster's Gary Stuhler capturedhis second straight 20-lap late-model feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa.Hampstead's Charlie Shaffer settled for third in the event.
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By Staff report | May 22, 1991
With nearby 75-80 Dragway closed because of rain, area drivers flocked to Mason-Dixon Dragway near Hagerstown on Sunday and rung up impressive performances on the quarter-mile strip.Mike Stambaugh of Union Bridge won the heavy class by defeating Ed Talbert of Lisbon, Howard County, in the finals. Stambaugh ran a 12.53 seconds elapsed timeafter dialing in an estimate of 12.52 and hit a top speed of 96.31 miles per hour in his 1979 Ford Fairmont.In that same division, two other area drivers were third-round winners.
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By Staff report | July 10, 1991
Patience was the key of the holiday weekend at 75-80 Dragway in Monrovia, Frederick County, and Union Bridge's Mike Stambaugh was more than willing to wait until Saturday to capture the Class II contest in his Fairmont.After rain washed out most of Thursday's and Friday's action, Stambaugh came up big on Saturday to edge out Roger Jorss of Sykesville as the two Carroll countians split the first- and second-place money.In other weekend action:* Westminster's Gary Stuhler capturedhis second straight 20-lap late-model feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa.Hampstead's Charlie Shaffer settled for third in the event.
NEWS
June 16, 1991
A 74-year-old Caroline County woman died Friday after the van she was driving struck the back of a parked tractor trailer, state police in Easton said yesterday.Sara Woodward Eash of Greensboro and her husband, a passenger in the van, were flown by state police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Ms. Eash was pronounced dead at about 8:20 p.m., police said.Her husband, Alden Eash, 76, was hospitalized in critical condition yesterday, police said.Ms. Eash was driving a Ford van on Foxgrape Road, off Maryland Route 313, at 7:15 p.m. when she struck the back of the truck, which was parked in front of a house, police said.
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