|Date: 6/29/2008 7:01:08 AM|
NEWS FROM NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY
Route 539, New Egypt, NJ
Track Phone: 609-758-1900
Contact: Pete Wortman, PR Director 732-222-1261
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Martz Magnificent in New Egypt Modifieds
New Egypt, NJ (June 28, 2008) - Sam Martz of Whitehouse Station, NJ
won his first event of the season Saturday night as he captured the
30 lap Modified feature at New Egypt Speedway. Martz led wire to wire
to take the checkered in the non-stop event sponsored by K&A
Excavating and Agin Signs.
"We have had some really bad luck lately," stated an exuberant Martz
in victory lane, "Maybe this will turn things around for us again!"
Martz started on the outside pole and immediately grabbed the lead at
the onset. Martz set a fast pace early as the last two winners, Frank
Cozze and Keith Hoffman moved quickly into the top ten. Although
Martz never dominated, he drove a flawless race hitting his marks on
every single lap as he led all 30 laps. The field seemed very even on
this night, as Martz only lapped one car during the non-stop event,
and that was with 5 laps to go. This is even more impressive
considering that 22 of the 25 cars that started finished the event.
Modified Rookie Bill Paulmenn impressed all in attendance as he held
off tad Cox to record his best finish ever at NES with a second. Cox
came home third, with former winner Dominick Buffalino fourth and
Brian Godown fifth.
In the Advantage Financial/Cradle Rock Developers Rookie Sportsman
series, Andy Visinski has turned it on late in the series as he won
for the second straight week. Two-time winner Gabe Fox tried
everything he could think of but could not complete the pass for the
win. Fox however, may have lost the battle, but won the war as he
became the 12th driver in NES history to be able to be called "Rookie
Champion." Kevin Vaclavicek finished right behind Fox in third,
followed by Bobby Sandt Jr. and Chris Allen Jr.
In the Sportsman division John Romano, Jr. of New Egypt, NJ won his
third event of the season, as he slipped past Frank Cozze Jr. with
just 2 laps to go. Romano picked up a $300 bonus from Rick Agin of
Agin Signs, tonights sponsor. Cozze settled for his best finish to
date, taking second. Clay Butler crossed the line in third, followed
by Gary Butler and point leader Willie Osmun.
The first ever appearance at NES for the Tobias SpeedSTRs saw
Modified standout Billy Pauch do what he does best to take the
inaugural event. Nick Pecko finished a strong second ahead of Toby
Tobias Jr. Billy VanInwegen was fourth and Jim Scherer finished
The Super Stocks ran two features tonight, making up their postponed
feature from May 3rd before running their regularly scheduled feature
event. George Quinlan won the make up feature, his first of the
year, chased across the line by Kory Fleming, Rob Ormsbee, Billy
Bauer and Tod Cray. Mr. Super Stock 2008 Bob Vaccaro took the
nightcap over Bauer, Cray, Fleming and Kenny Hammond.
Art Liedl of Flemington, NJ took the 15 lap SS Sprint feature as he
outpaced Ed Hughes and Rick Cozze.
Next Sat. night, June 5th, it will be the fourth leg of the 8 race
Dual track series at New Egypt Speedway sponsored by Hoffman Bros.
Speed and Performance. Headlining the card will be the big-block
Modifieds in the 40 lap Dual Track series race, along with the Fan
Favorite Match Races for the Modifieds. Joining the Mods on the card
are the Sportsman, Super Stocks, Outlaw Stocks and the Crate-1
Sportsman. Fireworks will also be on tap to close out the night.
Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with first green at 5:30 pm. For more
information, call the speedway office at (609) 758-1900 or log on to
1st Heat: 1. Dominick Buffalino 2. Billy Pauch 3. Brian Godown 4. Jim
Robertson 5. Ron John Koczon 6. Tad Cox
2nd Heat: 1. Sam Martz 2. Pat Wall 3. Keith Hoffman 4. Ken Meisner 5.
Mike Hendershot 6. Robbie Nixon
3rd Heat: 1. Tim Tanner Jr. 2. Frank Cozze 3. Bill Paulmenn 4. John
Keller 5. Mark Forte Jr. 6. Mike Krachun
B Main: 1. Rick Laubach 2. Darren McCaughey 3. Stan Frankenfield Jr.
4. John Dixon 5. Bob Drayton 6. John Miloszar (Pts Prov. Tom Carberry)
Feature (30 laps): 1. Sam Martz 2. Bill Paulmenn 3. Tad Cox 4.
Dominick Buffalino 5. Brian Godown 6. Tim Tanner Jr. 7. Pat Wall 8.
Frank Cozze 9. Keith Hoffman 10. Rick Laubach 11. Ron John Koczon 12.
Mike Krachun 13. John Keller 14. Jim Robertson 15. Mike Hendershot
16. Billy Pauch 17. Kenny Meisner 18. Robbie Nixon 19. Darren
McCaughey 20. Stan Frankenfield Jr. 21. John Miloszar 22. Tom
Carberry 23. Bob Drayton 24. John Dixon 25. Mark Forte Jr.
DNQ: Ricky Yetter, Bobby Butler, Randy Laird, Rick Wegner, Tom
Rookie Feature (8 laps): 1. Andy Visinski 2. Gabe Fox 3. Kevin
Vaclavicek 4. Bobby Sandt Jr. 5. Chris Allen Jr. 6. Steve Lane 7.
Jimmy Watts 8. Wayne Groover 9. Rob Stump
1st Heat: 1. Ray Woodall Jr. 2. Willie Osmun 3. Mike Howardson 4.
Will Dupree 5. Tommy Carberry Jr. 6. Donnie Kline
2nd Heat: 1. Steve Schmidt 2. Rocco Infante 3. Lou Farina 4. Danny
Bouc 5. John Romano Jr. 6. George Quinlan
3rd Heat: 1. Clay Butler 2. Frank Cozze Jr. 3. Tim Apgar 4. Gary
Butler 5. Dan Waisempacher 6. Chris Lane
B Main: 1. John McClelland 2. Marc Herman 3. John Stangle 4. Rich
Scagliotta 5. Ryan Forte 6. Wayne Bechtel
Feature (20 Laps):
1. John Romano Jr. 2. Frank Cozze Jr. 3. Clay Butler 4. Gary Butler
5. Willie Osmun 6. Danny Bouc 7. Ray Woodall 8. Rocco Infante 9.
Steve Schmidt 10. John Stangle 11. Dan Waisempacher 12. Rich
Scagliotta 13. George Quinlan 14. John McClalland 15. Mike Howardson
16. Lou Farina 17. Will Dupree 18. Ryan Forte 19. Marc Herman 20. Tim
Apgar 21. Donnie Kline 22. Andy Visinski 23. Wayne Bechtel 24. Tommy
Carberry Jr. 25. Chris Lane
DNQ: Bob Hendershot, Alan Bleacher, Jeff Marcucci, Everett Taylor,
Chris Allen Jr., Bobby Sandt Jr., Kevin Vaclavicek, Jimmy Watts, John
Marini Steve Lane, Wayne Groover
Timed-Dashes: 1. Rob Ormsbee 21.146 2. Mick Search 21.372 3. Steve
Davis 21.425 4. Mick Search 21.571 5. Billy Bauer 21.675 6. Harry
Schaefer 21.843 7. Kenny Hammond 21.845 8. Jason Bubeck 21.854
Postponed Feature From 5/3: 1. George Quinlan 2. Kory Fleming 3. Rob
Ormsbee 4. Billy Bauer 5. Todd Cray 6. Bill Liedtka 7. Pete Fogarty
8. Bob Vaccaro 9. Kenny Hammond 10. Marty Derr 11. Tony Giglio 12.
Jason Bubeck 13. Al Burdge 14. Kevin Bifulco 15. Harry Schaefer 16.
Jesse McLaughlin 17. Chris Kramer 18. Mick Search 19. Steve Davis 20.
Feature (20 laps): 1. Bob Vaccaro 2. Billy Bauer 3. Todd Cray 4. Kory
Fleming 5. Kenny Hammond 6. Pete Fogarty 7. Bill Liedtka 8. Rob
Ormsbee 9. Tony Giglio 10. George Marrero 11. Kevin Bifulco 12. Marty
Derr 13. Harry Schaefer 14. Al Burdge 15. Jason Bubeck 16. Chris
Kramer 17. George Quinlan 18. Jesse McLaughlin DNS: Steve Davis, Mick
TOBIAS speedSTR RESULTS
1st Heat:1. Billy Pauch 2. Nick Pecko 3. Toby Tobias Jr. 4. Jim
2nd Heat: 1. Willy Evernham 2. Billy VanInwegen 3. Andy Burkhart 4.
Feature (20 Laps): 1. Billy Pauch 2. Nick Pecko 3. Toby Tobias Jr. 4.
Billy VanInwegen 5. Jim Scherer 6. Steve Hicks 7. Matt Gerber 8. Andy
Burkhart 9. Ken Jones 10. Willy Evernham 11. Tracy Miller DNS: Doug
SS SPRINT RESULTS
Timed Dashes: 1. Art Liedl 17.457 2. John Romano Jr. 17.459 3. Bryan
Kuhl 17.500 4. Ian Borden 17.607 5. John Snook 17.717
Feature (15 Laps): 1. Art Liedl 2. Ed Hughes 3. Rick Cozze 4. Robert
Liedl 5. Tom Wyckoff 6. John Snook 7. Frank Smith 8. Ken Buckley 9.
Glenn Sinibaldi 10. Jim Hoelterling 11. Ian Borden 12. Bryan Kuhl 13.
John Romano Jr. 14. Lee Taylor Jr. DQ: Dan Biggs
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