PAUCH, JR. TAKES ANOTHER 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAYerik158@gmail.com
New Egypt, NJ (August 14, 2016) – On Beach Party Night presented by Hammer Electric at New Egypt Speedway, Billy Pauch, Jr. won the 358 Modified feature. Ryan Godown captured the checkered flag in the Burlington County Overhead Door NEWS Sprint main event. Mick Search topped the field in the Street Stock feature.
After the original start of the 30-lap 358 Modified feature was marred by a caution, a clean restart saw John Pakenham jump to the lead with Doug Ostwald and Tad Cox next in line. By lap four and following two more appearances of the yellow flag, Pakenham was still on top with fifteenth place starting Billy Pauch, Jr. in second. Also on the fourth circuit, the red flag was displayed as a small fire developed on Ryan Godown’s ride. When action resumed, Pauch, Jr. bolted by Pakenham to take the lead. With ten tours completed, Pauch, Jr. was still in command with Bryan Kuhl, David Van Horn, Dominick Buffalino and Godown in pursuit. Five laps later, Van Horn moved into the runner-up position and tried to track down the leader. In the final third of the contest, only a pair of caution periods would slow down Pauch, Jr. as he marched to another feature win at New Egypt Speedway in 2016. For the year, the younger Pauch has a total of four feature wins this season which includes his victory in the Dirty Jersey event. Van Horn’s strong run resulted in a second place finish. Buffalino’s late race surge allowed him to take third from Godown. With Godown taking fourth, Kuhl completed the contest in fifth. Clay Butler, John McClelland and Bryan Kuhl won the 358 Modified heat races.
In the non-stop 20-lap Burlington County Overhead Door NEWS Sprint main event Ryan Godown was victorious for the third time this year after taking the checkered flag. Brian Spencer jumped to the front as the race got underway. After a side by side battle for the top running position, Lou Cicconi took over the lead from Spencer with seven tours completed. Godown, who has only competed in four races in the division, moved into second on lap eight and started to close in on Cicconi. After a good multi-lap battle, Godown pulled ahead of Cicconi with six circuits remaining. Once in front, Godown began to pull away to gain the win. With Cicconi taking second, Johnny Cornell finished in third. Fourth went to Spencer with Bobby Butler taking fifth. The Burlington County Overhead Door NEWS Sprints qualifying events were taken by Ryan Godown and Brian Spencer.
Mick Search used a last lap pass to claim his third checkered flag of the season in the 20-lap Street Stock feature. Bill Liedtka set the pace for the opening five circuits before John Meyer took command of the race. Search, who started the race in last place, moved into second at the halfway mark. After applying pressure throughout the second half of the contest, Search pulled off the pass for the lead on the final turn to gain the win. With Meyer in second, Todd Dige completed the race in third. Vern McLaughlin and Bill Connelly completed the top five.
On Saturday, August 20 at New Egypt Speedway, DiscountCrowdControl.com presents Bike and Country Western Night. The Burlington County Overhead Door NEWS Sprints, Sportsman, Crate Sportsman and TSRS Sprint Cars will be in action on the clay dirt oval. Kids will get a chance to win some bikes and all fans can enter to win a Yamaha dirt bike courtesy of DiscountCrowdControl.com. Plus, spectators can dress in their favorite country outfits to participate in the best cowboy/cowgirl contest. Competitors can begin to enter the pits at 4:00 p.m. with the grandstand gates opening at 5:00 p.m. Hot laps will start at 6:00 p.m. and the first green flag waves at 7:00 p.m. Admission to the grandstand is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for teens 12-15, $10 for military personal and their spouses with ID, and no charge for children 11 and under. Pit admission is $30 with a New Egypt Speedway license, $35 with a TSRS license and $40 with no license.
New Egypt Speedway is located on Route 539 just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure and the New Jersey Turnpike. A racy 7/16-mile D-shaped dirt oval, New Egypt Speedway serves Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country. New Egypt’s state-of-the-art facilities feature daylight-quality lighting and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheelchair accessible with wide, clear, and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from roast beef sandwiches to ice cream treats at family-friendly prices.
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NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY RESULTS – SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016
Heat 1 – 1. Clay Butler 2. Tad Cox 3. PJ Oliver 4. Willie Osmun 5. John Pakenham 6. Danny Bouc
Heat 2 – 1. John McClelland 2. Billy Pauch, Sr. 3. Chris Grbac 4. David Van Horn 5. Chad Barney 6. Dominick Buffalino
Heat 3 – 1. Bryan Kuhl 2. Billy Pauch, Jr. 3. Ryan Godown 4. Doug Ostwald 5. Lou Cicconi 6. Ryan Krachun
358 MODIFIEDS – 30 LAPS FEATURE
1. BILLY PAUCH, JR. 2. David Van Horn 3. Dominick Buffalino 4. Ryan Godown 5. Bryan Kuhl 6. John McClelland 7. Chad Barney 8. Danny Bouc 9. Andrew Bohn 10. Lou Cicconi 11. PJ Oliver 12. Clay Butler 13. Kevin Vaclavicek 14. Willie Osmun 15. DJ Ruppert 16. John Pakenham 17. Steve Davis 18. Ryan Krachun 19. Chris Grbac 20. Doug Ostwald 21. Tad Cox 22. Billy Pauch, Sr.
Burlington County Overhead Door NEWS Sprints
Heat 1 – 1. Ryan Godown 2. Lou Cicconi 3. Johnny Cornell 4. Chris Moll 5. Wayne Weaver 6. Al Cheney
Heat 2 – 1. Brian Spencer 2. Rich Mellor 3. Pat Hires 4. Bobby Butler 5. Heidi Heddin 6. Brody Adamsky
BURLINGTON COUNTY OVERHEAD DOOR NEWS SPRINTS – 20 LAPS FEATURE
1. RYAN GODOWN 2. Lou Cicconi 3. Johnny Cornell 4. Brian Spencer 5. Bobby Butler 6. Rich Mellor 7. Wayne Weaver 8. Chris Moll 9. Brody Adamsky 10. Heidi Heddin 11. Al Cheney 12. Pat Hires
STREET STOCKS – 20 LAPS FEATURE
1. MICK SEARCH 2. John Meyer 3. Todd Dige 4. Vern McLaughlin 5. Bill Connelly 6. Joe Reid 7. Jarrod Burdge 8. Bill Liedtka 9. Dan Salmons 10. Darren Cox 11. Jack Beaumont 12. Kim Cooke 13. Billy Wroble