"What A Way To Win It"

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IMG 4496-2By- Jim Rouse

11-9-13. Ocala, FL- The Bubba Army Late Models, Bubba Army Hobby Stocks, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, TQ Late Models, and Florida Mini Sprints all put on fantastic shows to wrap up the non-special event season at Bubba Raceway Park.

Hobby Stocks kicked off the night with Wally Schneider jumping to the lead from the pole. Mike Stalnaker would take his chance at Schneider and lead for a few laps before giving way to Schneider and Devin Walker. On lap fifteen Schneider and Stalnaker would go at it in turn two and Stalnaker would take the divebomb and loop Schneider. Schneider would be given the lead back and Stalnaker was dropped to the tail. With three to go Schneider would cut the right front and leave Walker, Dennis Williams, and Tom Burnside to fight for the win. Devin Walker would take home the win on his mother's birthday with Dennis Williams, Tom Burnside, Joey Forsyth, and Dave Arivett the top five.

The TQ Late Models would take to the track second and Terry Wright would use the outside pole to take an easy lead, but he would have Don Strosahl, Jr. hunting him down. As David Showers, Jr. slowed in turn four to bring the yellow out, Strosahl nipped Wright at the line to grab the lead for the restart over Wright and John Hopke. With three to go Jeff Collins would stack the field up as his engine unraveled. Strosahl would lead Wright and Hopke, just as on the last restart. Don Strosahl, Jr. would grab the win after contact with Terry Wright put the #51 in the fence. Wright would finish second with John Hopke, Randy Glick, and Scott Gray the top five.

The Florida Mini Sprints kicked it off with Eddie Moss, Jr. leading from pole over Dirk Miller and Nick Snyder with every point meaning something. Snyder would grab the lead on lap seven and begin to rocket away from Moss, Miller, and Hall. Nick Snyder would grab another win to inch closer to his championship while Eddie Moss, Jr. kept his slim title hopes alive. Dirk Miller, Austin Craddock, and David Hall rounded out the top five.

Tyler Clem would lead the opening laps of the Late Model feature until team-mate Bryan Bernhardt grabbed the lead on lap seven. With eleven to go Jake Perkins would loop his #59 and leave Bernhardt to hold off Shan Smith and Rich Pratt. Smith would grab the berm and rip his nose off with eight to go leaving Bernhardt, Pratt, and Bobby Richardson as the top three. Bernhardt would grab the easy win over Pratt, Richardson, Clem, and Billy Holmes.

The 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks put on a show for the ages with Jeff Stalnaker, Jr. leading the first 12 laps before giving way to James Erickson. Erickson would grab the victory with Jonathan Appleby by his door. Buddy Pope, Stalnaker, and Eddie Kilbury, Jr. completed the top five.

Next week is the first half of the Florida State Championship races. The Scorpion Racing Products UMP DirtCar Open-Wheel Modifieds will race for $2000, the Limited Sprints for $1500, the 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks for $1250, and the Limited Late Models for $1250 as well. Of course, as custom, the winner will also receive the ring from Old Northeast Jewelers. For more info, please visit or call us at 352-622-9400.

Bubba Raceway Park Results (11/9/13)

Bubba Army Late Models:

Heat 1)

1- 0 Rich Pratt
2- 55 Shan Smith
3- 69 Bryan Bernhardt
4- 7 Billy Holmes
5- 14 Tyler Clem
6- 45 Bobby Richardson
7- 59 Jake Perkins

1- 69 Bryan Bernhardt
2- 0 Rich Pratt
3- 45 Bobby Richardson
4- 14 Tyler Clem
5- 7 Billy Holmes
6- 59 Jake Perkins
7- 55 Shan Smith

Bubba Army Hobby Stocks:

Heat 1)

1- 8 Mike Stalnaker
2- 17 Joey Forsyth
3- 95 Jeff Rodgers
4- 57 Wally Schneider
5- 24 Dennis Williams
6- 22 Cory Hupp
7- 76 Dave Arivett
8- 14 James Sullivan, III

Heat 2)

1- 02 Jon Layerd
2- 14 William Edwards
3- 55 Devin Walker
4- 71 Eddie Kilbury
5- 13 Tom Burnside
6- 23 Rebecca Paugh
7- 92 Rick Elwood
8- 75 Tom Sheehan


1- 55 Devin Walker
2- 24 Dennis Williams
3- 13 Tom Burnside
4- 17 Joey Forsyth
5- 76 Dave Arivett
6- 57 Wally Schneider
7- 8 Mike Stalnaker
8- 92 Rick Elwood
9- 22 Cory Hupp
10- 95 Jeff Rodgers
11- 02 Jon Layerd
12- 75 Tom Sheehan
13- 14 William Edwards
14- 71 Eddie Kilbury
15- 14 James Sullivan, III
SCR- 23 Rebecca Paugh
1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks:
Heat 1)

1- 17 Eddie Kilbury, Jr.
2- 3 Buddy Pope
3- 9 Jeff Stalnaker, Jr.
4- 5 Jimbo Warden
5- 33 Melvin Fockler
6- 28 Brandon Elwood
7- 73 Brandon Tillander
8- 75 Dave Arivett
9- 73 Don Bishop

Heat 2)

1- 69 Jonathan Appleby
2- 16 James Erickson
3- 75 Heath Walker
4- 13 William Gillam
5- 21 Jon Layerd
6- 6 Tony Campbell
7- 34 Mark Trexler
8- 12 Jim Leconte


1- 16 James Erickson
2- 69 Jonathan Appleby
3- 3 Buddy Pope
4- 9 Jeff Stalnaker, Jr.
5- 17 Eddie Kilbury, Jr.
6- 75 Heath Walker
7- 28 Brandon Elwood
8- 13 William Gillam
9- 5 Jimbo Warden
10- 21 Jon Layerd
11- 34 Mark Trexler
12- 33 Melvin Fockler
13- 12 Jim Leconte
14- 73 Brandon Tillander
15- 6 Tony Campbell
16- 73 Don Bishop
17- 75 Dave Arivett

TQ Late Models:

Heat 1)

1- 11 David Showers, Jr.
2- 51 Don Strosahl, Jr.
3- 7 Kevin McKenzie
4- 2 Dalton Hopke
5- 9 Sean Babcock
6- 2 Harvey Johnson
7- 15 Austin Strosahl
8- 18 Josh Gray

Heat 2)

1- 07 Terry Wright
2- 1 John Hopke
3- 6 Dave Rader
4- 84 Scott Gray
5- 91 Jeff Collins
6- 1 Jerry Heflin
7- 45 Perry Shoemaker
8- 34 Andrew Johnson


1- 51 Don Strosahl, Jr.
2- 07 Terry Wright
3- 6 John Hopke
4- 45 Randy Glick
5- 84 Scott Gray
6- 15 Austin Strosahl
7- 9 Sean babcock
8- 2 Harvey Johnson
9- 7 Kevin McKenzie
10- 1 Jerry Heflin
11- 18 Josh Gray
12- 91 Jeff Collins
13- 34 Andrew Johnson
14- 11 David Showers, Jr.
15- 2 Dalton Hopke
SCR- 1 Dave Rader

Florida Mini Sprints:

Heat 1)

1- 8 Eddie Moss, Jr.
2- 30 John Crowder
3- 23 Rhea Lynn Moss
4- X Collin Cabre
5- 34 Pete Smith
6- 38 Mike Brewer
7- 24 Bob Toney

Heat 2)

1- 68 Dirk Miller
2- 67 David Hall
3- 04 Paige Moss
4- 24 Ken Penta
5- 59 Andrew Kurjack
6- 3 Robert Snyder
7- 30 Joey Gilkerson

Heat 3)

1- 16 Nick Snyder
2- 71 Austin Craddock
3- 44 John Moss
4- 18 Jody McKenzie
5- 45 Kenny Brewer
6- 14 Kat Thomas


1- 8 Eddie Moss, Jr.
2- 68 Dirk Miller
3- 71 Austin Craddock
4- 67 David Hall
5- 23 Rhea Lynn Moss
6- 04 Paige Moss
7- 44 John Moss
8- 30 John Crowder
9- X Collin Cabre
10- 45 Kenny Brewer
11- 38 Mike Brewer
12- 18 Jody McKenzie
13- 14 Kat Thomas
14- 34 Pete Smith
15- 24 Bob Toney
16- 24 Ken Penta
17- 3 Robert Snyder
18- 59 Andrew Kurjack
DSQ- 30 Joey Gilkerson
DSQ- 16 Nick Snyder



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Bubba Raceway Park Results 5/15/2015

by Lisa Mamph
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