Wins Career #65 in New Egypt Dual Track Event
New Egypt, NJ (April 19, 2008) – Billy
Pauch of Frenchtown, NJ had all the answers on Saturday night as he
captured the 65th win of his career
at the New Egypt Speedway in the 2008 season opener. The 30 lap
event, which was the second race of the new "NJ Dual Track
Series," saw Pauch beat a field that boasted the best that both
New Egypt and Bridgeport Speedways had to offer.
"This is a great deal," stated Pauch in victory lane,
"The fans get to see their favorite drivers all together 8 times
during the season. It feels great winning the second leg of the
Pauch started on the outside pole by the luck of the draw and went
wire to wire for the victory, which saw Mike Isles finish second
in as many races in the series giving him the point lead. Keith
Hoffman, who was fast during the early stages of the race, settled for
third. Billy Pauch Jr. came from his tenth starting spot to finish a
fine fourth and Wade Hendrickson had a nice run coming up from the
middle of the pack to grab fifth.
Willie Osmun of Bloomsbury, NJ picked up right where he left off in
2007. The defending champ charged to the front quickly and then held
off a late race challenge from young hotshoe Clay Butler to claim the
victory in the 20 lap A1 Racing Products Sportsman feature. John
McClelland grabbed second in the final laps with Butler coming home in
third. First timer Ryan Forte was an impressive fourth while last
year's opening night winner Mike Howardson rounded out the top
Todd Cray of Trenton, NJ claimed his fifth career feature win in the
15 lap Super Stock feature event. Cray held off the persistent
challenges from runner-up Kory Fleming. Bill Liedtka finished
third followed by defending champ George Quinlan and Steve
In the 2008 opener of the Advantage Financial/Cradle Rock Developers
Rookie Sportsman series, Gabe Fox, a crew member for Modified
standout Tim Tanner, Jr. won the 8 lap feature event. Bobby Sandt Jr.
was second followed by Kevin Vaclavicek in third.
Ed Hughes jumped behind the wheel of the Miscoski Racing SS Sprint for
the first time and took it to victory lane. Race long leader John
Romano finished in the runnerup slot ahead of Bryan Kuhl, Rick Cozze
and Dan Biggs. The 15 lap Outlaw Stock Feature event saw Rich Reider
take his first ever victory at NES.
Next Saturday night, April 26, CMX Engineering presents the first
appearance of the URC Sprint Cars. The racing will also feature a full
card of Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman, Super Stocks, Crate1 Sportsman
& Rookies. Adult admission will be $20, Children 7-12 will be $8
and all kids 6 and under are always free at NES. Gates open at 3:00
p.m. with the first race starting at 5:00 pm. For more
information, call the speedway office at (609) 758-1900 or log on to
Heat 1: 1. Rick Laubach 2. Frank Cozze 3. Chic Cossaboone 4. Steve
Haggan 5. Rich Rutski
Heat 2: 1. Wade Hendrickson 2. Gary Hager 3. Mike Iles 4. Dominick
Buffalino 5. Tad Cox
Heat 3: 1. Billy Pauch 2. Keith Hoffman 3. John Miloszar 4. Mark Forte
Jr. 5. Steve Bottcher
Heat 4: 1. Billy Pauch Jr. 2. Mike Krachun 3. Bucky Kell 4. Tim Tanner
Jr. 5. Mike Hendershot
1: 1. Jim Robertson 2. Brian Godown 3. Jimmy Horton
B-Main 2: 1. John Keller 2. Ron John Koczon 3. Jimmy Chester
Bob Drayton, Scott VanGorder, Tom Carberry, Bill Paulmenn, Richie
Pratt Jr., Stan Frankenfield Jr., Mark Forte Sr., John
Salvatore Jr., Keith Fleming, Sam Martz, Ricky Yetter, Jimmy Horton
IV, Kenny Meisner, Ryan Watt, Rick Wegner, Art Lentini, Brad Freeman,
(30 Laps): 1. Billy Pauch 2. Mike Iles 3. Keith Hoffman 4. Billy Pauch
Jr. 5. Wade Hendrickson 6. Chic Cossaboone 7. Bucky Kell 8. Tim Tanner
Jr. 9. Jimmy Horton 10. Dominick Buffalino 11. Ron John Koczon 12.
Rich Rutski 13. Jimmy Chester 14. Brian Godown 15. Frank Cozze 16. Tad
Cox 17. Gary Hager 18. Jim Robertson 19. Mike Krachun 20. Mark Forte
Jr. 21. John Keller 22. Mike Hendershot 23. Steve Haggan 24. Steve
Bottcher 25. John Miloszar 26. Rick Laubach
Rookie Sportsman Feature (8 Laps): 1. Gabe Fox 2. Bobby Sandt Jr. 3.
Kevin Vaclavicek 4. Rob Stump 5. Andy Visinski 6. Wayne
7. Steve Lane
Heat 1: 1. Willie Osmun 2. Rocco Infante 3. Mike Howardson 4. Steve
Schmidt 5. Chris Lane 6. Will Dupree
Heat 2: 1. John Stangle 2. Bob Hendershot 3. Rich Scagliotta 4. Frank
Cozze Jr. 5. Jeff Marcucci 6. Dan Waisempacher
Heat 3: 1. Clay Butler 2. Marc Herman 3. Ray Woodall Jr. 4. John
McClelland 5. Danny Bouc 6. Ryan Forte
1: 1. John Romano Jr. 2. Chad Barney 3. Everett Taylor 4. Lou Farina
III B-Main 2: 1. Tommy Carberry Jr. 2. Alan Bleacher 3. Joe Systo 4.
Bobby Sandt Jr.
Lee Allen, Joe Baumann, Andy Visinski, Kevin Vaclavicek, Wayne Bechtel,
Robin McTighe, John Marini, John Bohadel, Steve Lane, Tom McCoy, Rob
Stump, Wayne Groover
(20 Laps): 1. Willie Osmun 2. John McClelland 3. Clay Butler 4. Ryan
Forte 5. Mike Howardson 6. Will Dupree 7. John Stangle 8. Ray Woodall
Jr. 9. Danny Bouc 10. John Romano Jr. 11. Steve Schmidt 12. Chris Lane
13. Chad Barney 14. Frank Cozze Jr. 15. Jeff Marcucci 16. Dan
Waisempacher 17. Joe Systo 18. Everett Taylor 19. Alan Bleacher 20.
Bob Hendershot 21. Marc Herman 22. Rocco Infante 23. Tommy Carberry
Jr. 24. Lou Farina 25. Rich Scagliotta 26. Bobby Sandt Jr.
Super Stock Results:
Heat 1: 1. Jason Bubeck 2. Bill Liedtka 3.Steve Davis 4. Billy Bauer
5. George Marrero 6. Tony Giglio Heat 2: 1. Todd Cray 2. Kory Fleming
3. George Quinlan 4. Joe Mongeau 5. Pete Fogarty 6. Norm Saxton
(15 Laps): 1. Todd Cray 2. Kory Fleming 3. Bill Liedtka 4. George
Quinlan 5. Steve Davis 6. Joe Mongeau 7. Norm Saxton 8.
Pete Fogarty 9. Jason Bubeck 10. Bob Vaccaro 11. George Marrero 12.
Marty Derr 13. Jim Hewitt 14. Shawn Post 15. Mick Search 16. Tony
Giglio 17. Billy Bauer
SS Sprint Results:
Feature (15 Laps): 1. Ed Hughes 2. John Romano Jr. 3. Bryan Kuhl 4.
Rick Cozze 5. Dan Biggs 6. John Snook 7. Robert Liedl 8. Frank Smith
9. Ken Buckley 10. Tom Wyckoff 11. Glenn Sinibaldi 12. Nick Bardsley
Jr. 13. Art Liedl
Outlaw Stock Results:
Feature (15 Laps): 1. Rich Reider 2. Vern McLaughlin 3. Jeff Dirkes 4.
Mike Hires 5. Rob Longo 6. PJ Oliver 7. Chris Felber 8. Rick Haegle 9.
Spider Ensinger Jr. 10. Bob Dooley 11. Doug Debray 12. Brian Ludwick
13. Doug Bates 14. Ted Walters 15. Scott Dugan 16. Gary Klimeczak 17.
Draper Ellis 18. Ed Tinsman 19. Richard Smith III 20. Billy Wroble 21.
Spider Ensinger Sr. 22. Rich Mongeau 23. Dan Collamer 24. Stu Paer 25.
Whitey Miller DNS: Kenny Green, Diane Walters.