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MATT JESTER SCORES FIRST WIN OF SEASON IN DELAWARE BIG BLOCKS

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE (5/21/11) – It may have been the luck of the draw or it may have been just his time but regardless, things turned out pretty good for Matt Jester in Saturday night’s Big Block Modified feature. Jester won the first heat and when the inversion draw came up zero it put him on the pole for the main.   Jester, who has been strong all season but has had some ups and downs, had nothing but [...]

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17 YEAR OLD ANDREW MULLINS GETS 1ST LATE MODEL WIN

He has been fast on more than one occasion and has led many laps in the feature but second year driver, Andrew Mullins never seems to be able to put together a complete run. That all changed on Saturday night as Mullens put on a great battle with WoO regular and good friend, Austin Hubbard to win the 20-lap Late Model feature.   A good field of 21 Late Models was on hand with heats going to Mullins and Hal Browning [...]

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14 YEAR OLD DYLAN EVANS GETS 1ST CAREER WIN IN CRATE MODELS

Showing the skill and confidence of a wily veteran, 14 year old Dylan Evans took the lead on the first lap of the 15-lap Crate Model feature and held off three time division champion, Joe Warren to post his first career win.   Rob Bragg led through the first two turns but grazed the wall down the back straight. This set off a chain reaction the reverberated back through the field ending in an eight car tangle in the third turn.   On [...]

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JUSTIN GRIFFITH SCORES 1ST CAREER WIN IN AC DELCO MODIFIEDS – BRANDON DENNIS TAKES 3RD WIN IN MOD LITES

Sophomore driver, Scott Hitchens was smooth and fast at the start of the 15-lap AC Delco TSS Modified feature. Scott Baker chased from second with rookie Trent Willey running third. Justin Griffith started in the ninth spot and was running in the top five by lap two.   On lap five, Griffith got by John Curtis for the fourth spot and at the halfway sign took third behind Hitchens and Baker. Baker slowed at this point ending his challenge for the [...]

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MARK WILLIAMS WINS TONY STEELE MEMORIAL VINTAGE MAIN

Mark Williams captured the 12 lap Tony Steele Vintage Car Memorial Saturday night. Kelly Putz finished first Sportsman in the Ray Tucker No. 39 that Tony drove to many wins. Tony’s wife of 30 years, Lisa, their son Colby (who competed in the event) and his fiancee Stacey Gardner donated $200 to be split among the winners and also presented them with plaques in Tony’s memory.   Williams started on the pole in the Sonny Ritter Ford with veteran Freddy Brightbill [...]

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RAY GULLIVER GETS CAREER 1ST IN MOD LITES

RAY GULLIVER GETS 1ST MOD LITE CAREER WIN   5/14/11 -Magnolia, Del.’s Ray Gulliver drove the race of his life on Saturday night as he fought back after losing the lead early in the race to record his first career win.   Gulliver started on the pole in the 15-lap Mod Lite feature but it would be Landis Musser rim riding from fifth to lead lap one. Gulliver never gave up the chase as he challenged Musser through several restarts as Alan Passwaters, [...]

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KENNY PETTYJOHN EDGES JARVIS IN LATE MODEL PHOTO FINISH

KENNY PETTYJOHN EDGES JARVIS AT WIRE FOR DELAWARE LATE MODEL VICTORY   Delmar, DE (5/14/11) – Richard Jarvis, Jr. did everything possible to pick up his third win of the season in Saturday night’s 20-lap Late Model feature but he would come up short by a bumper as Kenny Pettyjohn fought his way back out front at the wire after leading early in the main.   Pettyjohn started on the pole with Richard Jarvis, Jr. quickly tucking into second ahead of Herb Tunis [...]

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BRAD TRICE GETS 1ST CAREER WIN IN BIG BLOCK THRILLER

BRAD TRICE GETS 1ST CAREER WIN IN DELAWARE BIG BLOCK THRILLER   By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE (5/14/11) – Second generation driver, Brad Trice of Parsonsburg, Md. put on the drive of his career Saturday night as he captured his first career NAPA Big Block Modified feature. Trice started on the pole but the win was far from being a piece of cake as he had to hold off five time division champion H.J. Bunting throughout the second half of the [...]

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MEL JOSEPH, JR. WINS LITTLE LINCOLN OPENER

MEL JOSEPH, JR. WINS LITTLE LINCOLN MAIN ON FULTON BANK NIGHT   Delmar, DE (5/12/11) – The Little Lincoln vintage cars made their first appearance as the support division to the World of Outlaw Late Model Thursday night at the Delaware International Speedway. Mel Joseph, Jr. didn’t disappoint as he took the win in the 15-lap feature in the long awaited debut of his ’63 Ford Thunderbird.   Steve Baker moved by Emory West at the drop of the green to lead lap [...]

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RICK ECKERT CAPTURES FULTON BANK 50 WoO LATE MODEL MAIN IN DELAWARE

Red-Hot Eckert Dominates Thursday Night’s Fulton Bank 50 At Delaware International Speedway   DELMAR, DE – May 12, 2011 – Rick Eckert is partying like it’s 2006.   Recapturing some of the magic of his career-best season on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, Eckert stormed to his second win in the last three tour events, capturing Thursday night’s ‘Fulton Bank 50’ at Delaware International Speedway.   Eckert, 45, of York, Pa., dominated the race, rolling off the outside pole starting spot to lead [...]

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