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Citrus County Speedway

Motorheads Directory of MotorSports

May 14, 2007

Danny Martin Scores First TBARA Win

By Rick Anges

Bradenton, Fl. The TBARA Winged Sprints brought twenty-three of the high-powered machines into DeSoto Super Speedway for their third of seven trips to the "High-Banks" in 2007.

The field was broken up into three heat races to help decide the running order for the nights thirty lap feature event. Troy DeCaire, who was looking for his fourth feature win of the season, took the win in heat one. D.J. Hoelzle former Modified champ at DeSoto took the checkers in heat two with Tommy Nichols the winner in heat three.

Nichols started from the pole position with Hoelzle on the outside of the front row. DeCaire meanwhile came from the outside of row six having been the winner in the last race at Charlotte County.

Even though he is a rookie in the Sprints, Hoelzle showed his knowledge of DeSoto jumping out to the lead and looking like he would be the car to beat pulling out to almost a straightaway lead at one point.

Everyone's eyes were on DeCaire who came into the race second in points chase. Lap after lap the purple 68 machine made his way through traffic eventually closing in on the leader. But on lap twenty-seven while maneuvering through lapped traffic, DeCaire hooked bumpers with the 2006 rookie of the year Micheal Smith bringing out the yellow flag. DeCaire regrouped and finished in the seventh spot but left the race with the points lead by a mere 4 points.

Hoelzle restarted the race in the lead, but Danny Martin Jr. made his way into the second spot. On the drop of the green martin was able to make the pass on the backstretch but before the lap was completed Shane Butler and Larry J.Brazil spun wildly down into the infield calling for the field to go back to the previous lap for the restart.

This time Martin had a tougher time of it with three laps remaining. The crowd was on their feet as Martin finally made the move with the white flag flying to take the top spot, but a stuck throttle as he crossed the stripe for the checkers sent him slamming into the turn one wall. Martin was able to climb from his damaged machine and collect the win.

Hoelzle who had a tire going down took the second spot, third across the line was pole sitter Tommy Nichols, Dude Teate finished fourth and fifth was Stan Butler.

1) 00M Danny Martin Jr.; 2) 15 D.J. Hoelzle; 3) 55
Tommy Nichols; 4) 0 Dude Teate; 5) 18 Stan Butler; 6)
66 Kipp Beard; 7) 68 Troy DeCaire; 8) 21 Jim Alvis; 9)
19 Keith Butler; 10) 51 Mark Gimmler; 11) 29 Gary
Gimmler; 12) 9X Michael Smith; 13) 21B Larry J Brazil
Jr.; 14) 3X Bo Hartley; 15) 42 Paulie Milum; 16) 39
Charles Ladner; 17) 33 David Slawiak; 18) 60 Steve
Heisler; 19) 41 Shane Butler (DNF); 20) 80 Wendy
Mathis (DNF); 21) 44 Bill Pettijohn (DNF); 22) 3Y
David Shotsberger (DNF); 23) 99 Brian Gingras(DNF)

Q-Auto and Injury Attorneys OWM

Twenty-three cars rolled onto the speedway for
qualifying for the Q-Auto and Attorneys Open Wheel
Modified 50 lapper. John Sarppraicone Jr. took the
fast time for the event beating out Robby McAuliffe, Bobby
Baldwin, Bill Davis and Tate Pierce for the top five.

A six on the die put Sean McLaughlin and Tate Pierce
on the front row. It was Pierce who jumped out to the
early lead. McLaughlin put on the horsepower though
and muscled his way by Pierce to take over the
top spot.

Sarppraicone made his way through the field and
eventually caught McLaughlin. The duo raced hard for
several laps but made contact going into turn one
sending both cars spinning. Sarppraicone made
contact with the wall. He made several trips to
the pits to make repairs on his ride, but his night
ended with a thud as heavy contact was made with
Ron Bassett on the front stretch wall late in the

An eleven-car pile up brought out the red flag
late in the race. When the green came back out it was
McLaughlin taking the win, Baldwin finished second,
third went to Tate Pierce, fourth, Pat Nanney and fifth,
Kyle Bookmiller.

Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points
1 1 99 Sean Mclaughlin - Port Charlotte, Fl 40
2 4 4 Bobby Baldwin - Oldsmar, Fl 38
3 2 81 Tate Pierce - Wesley Chapel, Fl 36
4 7 60 Pat Nanney - Bradenton, Fl 34
5 19 03 Kyle Bookmiller - Riverview, Fl 32
6 11 2 Ralph Bowman - Largo, Fl 30
7 17 30 Richard Shepherd - Pinellas Park, Fl 28
8 23 75 Bruce Riggio - Englewood, Fl 26
9 14 19 Scott Mcdaniel - Cape Coral, Fl 24
10 5 35X Robby Mcauliffe - Pinellas Park, Fl 22
11 3 15 Bill Davis - Wauchula, Fl 20
12 12 8 Chris Escott - St. Petersburg, Fl 18
13 9 77 Bryan Rogers - Tampa, Fl 16
14 18 53 Doug Miller - Largo, Fl 14
15 21 66 Dennis Cantara - Pinellas Park, Fl 12
16 15 79 Michael Wilson - Dade City, Fl 10
17 22 21X Chris Wentworth - Tampa, Fl 9
18 16 23 Ron Bassett, Jr. - Clearwater, Fl 8
19 6 88 John Sarppraicone Jr - Myakka City, Fl 7
20 13 11 Mark Nelson - St. Petersburg, Fl 6
21 10 37 John Shields - Bradenton, Fl 5
22 20 3 Barry Carlson - Largo, Fl 4
23 8 94 Teddy Nelson - Pinellas Park, Fl 3

Manatee Lumber Bomber Shootout

"the Rominater" Jerome Watland took the fast time for
the 50 lap Bomber shootout, but it was "Radical" Rick
Germony who took the win. Scott Dawley finished
second, third was Cliff Mitchell who started dead last
on the field, Jeff Taylor was fourth and fifth, Todd

Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points
1 1 8 Rick Germony - Holiday, Fl 80
2 3 74 Scott Dawley - Bradenton, Fl 76
3 18 17 Cliff Mitchell - St Petersburg, Fl 72
4 12 70 Jeff Taylor - Largo, Fl 68
5 10 44 Todd Jacobs - Palmetto, Fl 64
6 14 3 Lou Russell - St. Petersburg, Fl 60
7 13 22 Sammy Coghill - New Port, Fl 56
8 16 11 Ken Smith - Brandon, Fl 52
9 11 23 Kenny Gibson - North Port, Fl 48
10 9 1X Terry Collins - North Port, Fl 44
11 15 88 Mark Boxell - Nokomis, Fl 40
12 7 02 John Stewart - Pinellas Park, Fl 36
13 4 31 Jerome Watland - Holiday, Fl 32
14 8 81 Pete Barr - St. Petersburg, Fl 28
15 6 42 Steve Elder - St. Petersburg, Fl 24
16 17 40 Joseph Welden - Sarasota, Fl 20
17 2 33 Michael Crooks - St. Petersburg, Fl 18
18 5 32 Dean Butrum - Sarasota, Fl 16


Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points
1 9 05 Rick Sirmans - Pinellas Park, Fl 40
2 3 0 Rick Partridge - Brandon, Fl 38
3 2 99 Matthew Perkins - Seminole, Fl 36
4 5 29 Chris Zimmerman - Largo, Fl 34
5 1 45 Mike Kerrivan - Myakka City, Fl 32
6 6 1 Joe Gagen - Sarasota, Fl 30
7 7 3 Matt Watts - Dade City, Fl 28
8 8 17 Steve Wheeler - Wellington, Fl 26
9 4 15 James Wood Jr - Bradenton, Fl 0

Manatee Lumber Pure Stocks

Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points
1 1 21X George Bartimac - St. Petersburg, Fl 40
2 3 39 Blair Pontious - Bradenton, Fl 38
3 11 3 Duane Best - Myakka City, Fl 36
4 2 71 Darrin Ellis - Myakka City, Fl 34
5 10 1 Tyler Lau - Bradenton, Fl 32
6 6 73 Randy Johnson - Bradenton, Fl 30
7 7 34 James Crawford Jr - Pinellas Park, Fl 28
8 8 44X William Slack - Bradenton, Fl 26
9 16 99 Mike Hinegardner - Largo, Fl 24
10 18 89 Allen Bragg - Bradenton, Fl 22
11 12 77 Mark Fields - Sarasota, Fl 20
12 9 6 John Brown - Sarasota, Fl 18
13 17 91 Earl Chambers - Largo, Fl 16
14 13 00 Robert Coon - Ruskin, Fl 14
15 14 6X David Davis - Palm Harbor, Fl 12
16 15 30X Richard Shepherd - Pinellas Park, Fl 10
17 4 30 Keith Thorbin - Pinellas Park, Fl 9
18 5 75X Ron Davis - St. Petersburg, Fl 8

International Contractors Street Stocks

Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points
1 6 67 Jimmie Best - Sarasota, Fl 40
2 8 42 Dennis Wilson - Bradenton, Fl 38
3 11 19 Joey Barnes - Bradenton, Fl 36
4 2 18 Wayne Dove - North Port, Fl 34
5 1 17 Alex Abbott - Bradenton, Fl 32
6 9 99 Charles "chucky" Ramsey - Myakka City, Fl 30
7 7 29 Shawn Mullet - Sarasota, Fl 28
8 4 23 Ian Robb - Bradenton, Fl 26
9 5 35 Gregory Krom - Sarasota, Fl 24
10 3 3 Duane Best - Myakka City, Fl 22
11 10 4 Will Elliott - Port St., Fl 20

Rick Anges
DeSoto Super Speedway
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