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Hoelscher, Stapleton took wins at Shadybowl Speedway

Bo Hoelscher is joined by family member after he won the Shady Bowl Classic for the VORES compact Series.

Greg Stapleton of Troy OH won the 50 MOD feature.

It was a great night at Shadybowl with 43 amazing drivers from New York, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan came to Shadybowl Speedway in Degraff for the Second Annual BJ’s Body Shop Bowl Classic.

It was a standing room only crowd. The night started off with Gary Eaton Jr. winning the RC Enterprises fast Qualifier award. Once qualifying was complete it was time for the VCTS drivers autograph session. The fans did not mind the heat to get pictures and autographs of their favorite VCTS drivers.

Sean Frederick won the T & T Auto B Main. Michael Waltrip and all of the A Main VCTS drivers pose for a picture at the start finish line, before the start of driver introductions. Fireworks were in the air with a lot of hot racing on the track.

Bo Hoelscher in his TJ Stables Honda claimed the second annual Bowl Classic as VCTS Trophy Girl Caitlyn Honious presents the trophy in Victory Lane at Shadybowl. Terry Eaton Jr. was second and David Yoder was third.

The race had a rough last five laps. Leader Jess Drook, Tom Gossar and Gary Eaton Jr. made contact. The ensuing crash eliminated Drook and Eaton from the race. Hoelscher took the lead on the restart and never looked back picked up over $2400.00.

The Wooten Automotive Modifieds were also on the schedule. Bill Burba set quick time. The dash was won by Chris Parker with Mike Carroll taking the heat. The Wooten Automotive feature was decided by a crash. Carroll was first with Yelton second when they tangled, it knocked both of them out of the race. Greg Stapleton took over the point in his Springhills openwheeler at that point. Stapleton went on take the win. This was the first of a four race series. All are 50 lappers with chance to make bonus money. Bob Sibila, Logan McPherson, Buddy Townsend and Scott Jones rounded out the top five. This weekend (7/27) will be the Buster Blackford 55 Memorial. Former NASCAR star Sterling Marlin is entered. The 55 lap feature for the Dave Nagel Excavating Late Models will pay $1555.00 to win. The Wooten Automotive Modifieds, the Amsoil Street Stocks, The Noble Armor mini stocks and the Heath and Sons Farms thunder cars will all be on hand. Racing will start at 7.


Fast Qualifier: Gary Eaton Jr. 15.433

B Main Winner: Sean Frederick

B.J. Body Shop Feature 40 laps: 1. Bo Hoelscher 2. Terry Eaton Jr. 3. David Yoder 4. Jake Albright 5. Nicholas Meade 6. Ron Masters 7. Bill Honious 8. Tom Gossar 9. Harvey Yoder 10. Dave Mehl 11. Jess Drook 12. Gary Eaton Jr. 13. Trent Gossar 14. Jeff Isbell 15. Sean Frederick 16. Austin Eaton 17. Brandon Barcus 18. Todd Metz Jr. 19. Josh Brown 20. Steve Vore 21. Cody Wynn 22. Austin Stoll 23. Mark Mason 24. Justin Brown 25. BJ Honious 26. Ron Sagers


Fast Qualifier: Bill Burba 13.881

Dash Winner: Chris Parker

Heat Winner: Mike Carroll

Feature 50 laps: 1. Greg Stapleton 2. Bob Sibila 3. Logan McPherson 4. Buddy Townsend 5. Scott Jones 6. Daniel McPherson 7. Chris Parker 8. Mike Carroll 9. Brad Yelton 10. Doug Hewitt Jr. 11. Josh Sage 12. Mike Schaeffer 13. Bill Burba

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