8/5/13 – Merrittville Speedway
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THOROLD, ONTARIO – Monday, August 5, 2013 – After battling through lapped traffic for the lead over St. Catharines racer Mike Bowman, three-time Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Champion Matt Sheppard took his second series win of the season at Merrittville Speedway Monday, Aug. 5. (CLICK HERE FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

 

Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series

Merrittville Speedway – Monday, August 5, 2013

Statistical Report

A-Main (100 laps): 

1. 9s Matt Sheppard, Waterloo, N. Y. ($6,000)

2. 27J Danny Johnson, Rochester, N. Y.

3. 20 Brett Hearn, Sussex, N. J.

4. 71 Mike Bowman, St. Catharines, Ontario

5. 6 Mat Williamson, St. Catharines, Ontario

6. 42 Pete Bicknell, St. Catharines, Ontario

7. 14J Alan Johnson, Middlesex, N. Y.

8. 25 Erick Rudolph, Ransomville, N. Y.

9. 7z Dale Planck, Cortland, N. Y.

10. 3 Justin Haers, Phelps, N. Y.

11. 84 Gary Tomkins, Clifton Springs, N. Y.

12. 17c Chris Steele, Fenwick, Ontario

13. 06 Brandon Easey, St. Catharines, Ontario

14. 12 Chad Chevalier, Port Colborne, Ontario

15. 38x Ryan Susice, Ransomville, N. Y. 

16. 21a Pete Britten, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

17. 37s Robbie Krull, Cambria, N. Y.

18. 66x Carey Terrance, Hogansburg, N. Y.

19. 08 Mark D’Ilario, Smithville, Ontario

20. 98H Jimmy Phelps, Baldwinsville, N. Y.

21. 8 Rich Scagliotta, Hillsborough, N. J.

22. 38 Scott Wood, Thorold, Ontario

23. 49d Billy Dunn, Watertown, N. Y.

24. 10v Billy VanInwegen, Sparrowbush, N. Y.

25. 108 Bill Bleich, Port Robinson, Ontario

26. 10c Tim Currier, Auburn, N. Y.

27. 74 Matt Billings, Brockville, Ontario

28. 19w Justin Wright, Piffard, N. Y.

29. 72 Tommy Flannigan, Port Robinson, Ontario

30. 48T Dave Rauscher, Waterloo, N. Y.

31. 3b Chad Brachmann, Sanborn, N. Y.

32. 17p Tim Jones, Sanborn, N. Y.

 

Did not qualify:

11 Brett Clarke

17p Pete Cosco, St. Catharines, Ontario

28 Todd Gordon, Thorold, Ontario

29e Erik Martin

37md Jeremiah Shingledecker, Polk, Penn.

71B Don Brown

96 Fred Carlton, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

99 Bruno Lepage

99p Steve Paine, Waterloo, N. Y.

 

Lap Leaders:

Bowman (1-62)

Sheppard (63-100)

 

B-Mains (top 3 transfer)

B-Main 1: Bleich, Flannigan, Krull, Carlton, Scagliotta, Cosco, Jones, Brown, Clarke. DNS: Gordon, Martin

B-Main 2: Currier, Chevalier, VanInwegen, Phelps, Billings, Paine, Rauscher, Shingledecker, Lepage. DNS: Dunn

 

Qualifying heats (top 5 transfer, top 3 to redraw)

Heat 1: Planck, Easey, Wood, Hearn, Rudolph, Bleich, Clarke, Krull, Brown, Gordon

Heat 2: Sheppard, Bowman, D’Ilario, Haers, A. Johnson, Carlton, Scagliotta, Jones, Cosco, Flannigan, Martin

Heat 3: Steele, Tomkins, Brachmann, Wright, Susice, Currier, Chevalier, Billings, Paine, Shingledecker

Heat 4: Bicknell, Williamson, D. Johnson, Britten, Terrance, VanInwegen, Phelps, Rauscher, Lepage, Dunn

 

Time Trials: 1. Hearn 15.597; 2. Phelps 15.643; 3. Britten 15.670; 4. Scagliotta 15.709; 5. Planck 15.741; 6. Sheppard 15.768; 7. Wright 15.810; 8. Tomkins 15.812; 9. D. Johnson 15.840; 10. Currier 15.847; 11. Steele 15.862; 12. Bicknell 15.894; 13. Bowman 15.935; 14. Haers 15.951; 15. Easey 15.982; 16. Billings 16.004; 17. A. Johnson 16.012; 18. Brachmann 16.017; 19. Bleich 16.029; 20. Dunn, 16.034; 21. Williamson, 16.080; 22. Rudolph, 16.094; 23. VanInwegen, 16.104; 24. Susice, 16.104; 25. Wood, 16.122; 26. Chevalier, 16.131; 27. Gordon, 16.137; 28. Jones, 16.142; 29. D’Ilario, 16.226; 30. Terrance, 16.251; 31. Flannigan, 16.298; 32. Shingledecker, 16.383; 33. Rauscher, 16.395; 34. Carlton, 16.404; 35. Cosco, 16.505; 36. Paine, 16.540; 37. Krull, 16.614; 38. Brown, 16.651; 39. Clarke, 16.765; 40. Lepage, 16.970; 41. Martin, 17.046

 

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