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By Bob Buffenbarger


Rossburg,Oh.- The SOD/NRA three race Ohio Weekend concluded Sunday night as part of the annual “Johnny Appleseed Classic” at Eldora Speedway, and Ron Blair put his stamp on this one as he dominated the 20 lap feature.


With a big crowd on hand, Blair shot out front at the green from his outside front row start. Fourth starting Butch Schroeder quickly moved into 2nd with Michigan’s Ryan Ruhl looking strong in the early going. The only caution of the event came on the 4th lap and Schroeder closed in on Blair as the green waved once again. However, Blair would have none of that and motored out to a substantial lead using the top of the track near the wall.


At the halfway point Ruhl was still 3rd behind the leaders with Jared Horstman on his tail.  Brandon Wimmer was stalking cars and by lap 14 had made his way to 3rd. In the late stages of the feature Horstman was able to dispose of Ruhl but Blair was in his own zone as he left everyone racing for position.


In victory lane Blair exclaimed, “FINALLY, a win at Eldora” and thanked his parents for the help and a smooth driving car. Behind Blair was Schroeder, Wimmer, Horstman and Ruhl.


Heats for the 33 cars on had were won by Wimmer who won heat #1 after Kyle Sauder flipped while leading.(Sauder was okay), Dustin Daggett, Beau Stewart and Schroeder. Todd Heuerman won the B main.





Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP
Eldora Speedway – Rossburg,Oh.
May 26, 2013


TIME TRIALS – 1. 22H-Randy Hannagan ;


Hoosier Racing Tire Heat Race #1 (8 Laps):   1. 9W-Brandon Wimmer ; 9. 27K-Ryan Kirkendall [DNF


All Star Performance / Comp Cams Heat Race #2 (8 Laps): 1. 2MD-Dustin Daggett ; 8. 20A-Andy Chehowski [8


Speed Pro Heat Race #3 (8 Laps): 1. 27-Beau Stewart


ARP Fastners Heat Race #4 (8 Laps): 1. B20-Butch Schroeder ; 8. 00-Ryan Grubaugh [DNF

Engine Pro B-Main (10 Laps): (First four finishers in the B-Main transfers to the A-Main) 1. 18-Todd Heuerman
A FEATURE – 1. 35-Ron Blair

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The Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP feature was picked up by Fairmount IN racer Brandon Wimmer who captured his first ever SOD feature win at Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield OH.

A field of 38 winged sprint cars signed in to be a part of day two of the NRA/SOD Ohio tripleheader weekend. Wimmer took the lead over early leader JR Stewart and held off a late challenge by Stewart first, then Max Stambaugh. The eventual winner raced the track very aggressively and was extremely excited in the Waynesfield victory lane. “I’m very happy to be in victory lane here tonight and the car ran flawlessly today.”

The top five finishers of the evening for the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP feature were- Wimmer, Stambaugh, Greg Wilson, Stewart and Butch Schroeder.

Heat race wins were captured by Dustin Daggett, Dustin Stroup, Shawn Dancer, and Stambaugh, the B mains went to Randy Hannagan and Beau Stewart. Two red flags marred the beginning of the feature; one involving Nick Roberts and Ed Neumeister, the second with Dancer and Ron Blair, all drivers were reported to be fine.


Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP Results-

Saturday May 25, 2013

Waynesfield Raceway Park—Waynesfield,OH

Car Count 38


Heat Races (Top 4 transfer from each heat race)

Hoosier Racing Tire Heat Race #1 (8 laps):1. 2M Dustin Daggett, 2. 2 Kyle Sauder, 3. 6s JR Stewart, 4. 6 Greg Wilson, 5. 16c Greg Wheeler., 6. 16 Ryan Ruhl 7. 4 Eric Smith 8. 31N Greg Nicholas 9. 12x Don Ryder 10. 57 Mike Dunlop

Allstar Performance/Comp Cams Heat Race #2 (8 Laps): 1. 10x Dustin Stroup, 2. 7 Darren Long, 3. B20 Butch Schroeder, 4. 11 Tim Allison, 5. 22H Randy Hannagan 6. 35 Ron Blair 7. 00 Ryan Grubaugh 8. 22r Kevin Roberts Jr. 9. 23m Jack Miller 10. 34 Jimmy Snead

Speed Pro Heat Race #3 (8 Laps):  1. 49 Shawn Dancer, 2. 28H Hud Horton, 3. 23 Devon Dobie, 4. 12R Nick Roberts, 5. 11N Ed Neumeister, 6. 31 Andy Teunessen 7. 20A Andy Chehowski 8. 46 Robert Huisken 9. 23G Joe Geibe

ARP Fasteners Heat Race #4 (8 Laps): 1. 7c Max Stambaugh, 2.7K Cole Duncan, 3. 9 Brandon Wimmer, 4. 49t Gregg Dalman, 5.27 Beau Stewart, 6. 22D Dennis Yoakam 7. 10j Chris Jones 8. 70 Jim Lingar 9. 17 Jared Horstman.

Engine Pro B Main #1 (top 2 transfer) 1. 22H Randy Hannagan 2. 35 Ron Blair, 3. 00 Ryan Grubaugh, 4. 16 Ryan Ruhl, 5. 16c Greg Wheeler, 6. 22R Kevin Roberts Jr, 7. 23m Jack Miller, 8. 31N Greg Nicholas 9. 34 Jimmy Snead 10. 4 Eric Smith DNS- 12x  Don Ryder

Engine Pro B Main #2 (top 2 transfer) 1. 27 Beau Stewart 2. 11N Ed Neumeister 3. 22D Dennis Yoakam 4. 17 Jared Horstman 5. 46 Robert Huisken 6. 31 Andy Teunessen 7. 20A Andy Chehowski 8. 23G Joe Geibe 9. 70 Jim Lingar 10. 10j Chris Jones



Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP “A” Feature

“A” Feature (25 Laps):  1. 9w Brandon Wimmer, 2. 7c Max Stambaugh 3. 6 Greg Wilson  4. 6s JR Stewart, 5. B20 Butch Schroeder, 6. 2 Kyle Sauder, 7. 2M Dustin Daggett  8. 7 Darren Long, 9. 10x Dustin Stroup, 10. 27 Beau Stewart., 11. 11 Tim Allison , 12. 28H Hud Horton, 13. 7K Cole Duncan, 14. 23 Devon Dobie, 15.49t Gregg Dalman 16. ,  49 Shawn Dancer 17Nick Roberts  , 18. 22H Randy Hannagan, 19. 35 Ron Blair 20. 11N Ed Neumeister


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By Bob Buffenbarger

Lima,Oh. 5/24/13-Randy Hannagan capped off a night of hot action on a cool evening at Limaland Motorsports Parks by capturing the 25 lap SOD/NRA feature after making a late race pass of Michigan’s Ryan Grubaugh in front of a good crowd. Chasing the duo were Tim Allison, J.R. Stewart and Hud Horton.

A stellar field of 46 sprint cars jammed the pits and provided fans the chance to witness a fast paced, well run program on a very racy surface. Action began with five heat races on the 1/4 mile bullring. J.R. Stewart took the initial heat. Veteran Tim Allison won the 2nd heat race. Heat #3 proved to be the best of the night after Hannagan and Jared Horstman swapped the lead running side by side for several laps with Hannagan coming out on top. Also, Brandon Wimmer made a final turn pass for the transfer spot. The fourth heat saw Ryan Grubaugh shoot to the lead and was not to be denied as he was rocketing around the top of the track for the win. Shawn Dancer took the final heat of the night.

The large field of cars necessitated two 10 lap B mains with Cole Duncan driving the 7k machine winning the first, and Nate Dussel capturing the second B.

The 25 lap main event saw Grubaugh jump out to the lead from the pole and looked like the car to beat as Hannagan, who started next to Grubaugh, fell in line in 2nd. Tim Allison was running a strong 3rd with J.R. Stewart and Hud Horton in tow. A caution for Nate Dussel on the 9th circuit slowed action but it picked back up as the green flew with the same running order.

As the laps wore on, Hannagan was closing on Grubaugh and pulled even at one point with Grubaugh maintaining the lead. Hannagan made an inside pass stick on the 18th lap and that proved to be the winning pass as the 22H went on to take the checkers over Grubaugh, Allison, Stewart and Horton. In victory lane Hannagan stated “Ryan was really fast, but started to spin his tires a bit late in the race, allowing me to make a inside pass.” Hannagan also thanked his car owner for a “smooth driving machine.”

Tomorrow, Saturday May 25th the SOD/NRA shootout continues at Waynesfield Raceway Park.

Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP
Limaland Motorsports Park-Lima,Oh.
Friday May 24th 2013

K&L Ready Mix Night

Hoosier Racing Tire Heat Race #1 – (8 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 6S-Jr Stewart; 2. 28H-Hud Horton; 3. 35-Ron Blair; 4. 27-Beau Stewart; 5. 16-Ryan Ruhl; 6. 46-Robert Huisken; 7. 4J-Bob Gehr; 8. 20A-Andy Chehowski; 9. 70-James Lingar; 10. 22OZ-Aaron Shaffer

All Star Performance / Comp Cams Heat Race #2 – (8 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 11-Tim Allison; 2. 2S-Kyle Sauder; 3. 22R-Kevin Roberts; 4. 31-Andy Teunessen; 5. 23M-Jack Miller; 6. 50B-Mike Burns; 7. 23G-Joe Geibe; 8. 83-Phil Gressman; 9. 18-Todd Heuerman

Speed Pro Heat Race #3- (8 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 22H-Randy Hannagan; 2. 17-Jared Horstman; 3. 9W-Brandon Wimmer; 4. 23-Devon Dobie; 5. 12-Don Ryder; 6. 69-Scott Curren; 7. 34-Jimmy Snead; 8. 10JX-Chris Jones; 9. 4-Eric Smith

ARP Fastners Heat Race #4- (8 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. OO-Ryan Grubaugh; 2. 99-Brady Bacon; 3. 49T-Gregg Dalman; 4. 6-Nate Dussel; 5. 7C-Max Stambaugh; 6. 57-Mike Dunlap; 7. 22D-Dennis Yoakam; 8. 16C-Greg Wheeler; 9. 2-Brent Gehr

ARP Fastners Heat Race #5- (8 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 49-Shawn Dancer; 2. 7-Darren Long; 3. 10X-Dustin Stroup; 4. 7K-Cole Duncan; 5. B20-Butch Schroeder; 6. 2M-Dustin Daggett; 7. 10J-Jarrod Delong; 8. 12R-Nick Roberts; 9. 2W-Chad Mcinturff

B-Main #1 – (10 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 7K-Cole Duncan; 2. 27-Beau Stewart; 3. 7C-Max Stambaugh; 4. 2M-Dustin Daggett; 5. 23-Devon Dobie; 6. 22D-Dennis Yoakam; 7. 18-Todd Heuerman; 8. 20A-Andy Chehowski; 9. 46-Robert Huisken; 10. 69-Scott Curren; 11. 10JX-Chris Jones; 12. 23M-Jack Miller; 13. 2-Brent Gehr; 14. 12R-Nick Roberts; 15. 23G-Joe Geibe; 16. 22OZ-Aaron Shaffer

B-Main #2 – (10 Laps – Top 3 Transfer)
1. 6-Nate Dussel; 2. B20-Butch Schroeder; 3. 57-Mike Dunlap; 4. 31-Andy Teunessen; 5. 83-Phil Gressman; 6. 16-Ryan Ruhl; 7. 12-Don Ryder; 8. 10J-Jarrod Delong; 9. 16C-Greg Wheeler; 10. 50B-Mike Burns; 11. 4J-Bob Gehr; 12. 34-Jimmy Snead; 13. 70-James Lingar

A-Main – (25 Laps) -Starting Position
1. 22H-Randy Hannagan

©2010 – Results Provided by: Computer Man Inc. Fremont, OH

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