Ford, Hastings, Shellhaas,
Thompson, and Northup see victory lane as
Kil-Kare beats out Mother Nature!

            Mother Nature tried to stop racing, however the Kil-Kare was able to bring the track around, and hold the event. Kil-Kare would like to thank all of our racers today for their support and understanding as we worked through the weather. Rick Needham (.001) and Rick Gladman (.004) would take the Rapid Mortgage Best Package awards in Super Pro and Pro.

   

            In Super Pro Quarterfinals Jeff Sowers of Johnstown would dial a 5.12 to the 6.55 of Larry Fisher from South Vienna. Fisher would go red moving Sowers to the Semis. Next would be Washington Courthouse’s Dave Cox dialing a 5.57 to the 6.47 of Jason Ford from Kettering. Ford would cut a .503 light for the advantage and would take the win with a 6.471. Ryan Burba would have the bye run to the semis.
            In the semis it would be Sowers dialing 5.09 to the 4.88 of Burba. Burba would be better at the tree with a .513 and would take the win light with a 4.886. Ford would ride the bye to the finals.
            In the finals we would see Ford dialing a 6.46 to the 4.88 of Burba. Ford would cut a .502 light and take the win with a 6.579 pass.
           

   

In the Pro quarterfinals Brian Collier of Xenia would dial a 6.85 to the 6.49 of Mark Griffith of Kettering. Griffith would go red moving Collier to the semis. Next would be Jason Ford of Kettering dialing 6.46 and Wayne Adams of Hamilton dialing a 6.45. Adams would take a .508 light along with a 6.454 pass for the win light.  Next was Doug Caplinger of Xenia dialing a 6.81 to the IDDU’s Gwayne Honeycutt from Urbana dialing 6.62. Honeycutt would cut the better light and would take the win light with a 6.620 pass for the breakout win. The last pair for the round would be Dave Baker of Xenia dialing a 6.40 and Nick Hastings from Shelby on a 6.84. Hastings would cut the better light with a .537 and would take a breakout win with a 6.897.
            In the semis we would see Collier dialing 6.85 to the 6.44 of Adams. Adams would leave early moving Collier to the finals. Honeycutt would pull in next dialing a 6.57 to the 6.85 of Hastings. Hasting would cut a .510 light and would take the win with a 6.863.
            Final round action would see Collier and Hastings heads up on a 6.85 dial. Hastings would take the reaction time battle with a  .511 and would take the breakout win with a 6.893
           

   

In the Sportsman Quarterfinals Steve Layton of Galloway would dial an 8.40 to the 7.50 of Sam Bunch from Centerville. Bunch would go red moving Layton to the semis. Next would be Carl Thomas of Kettering dial a 7.83 to the 8.40 of Willie Fairchild from New Carlise. Willie would get a red light moving Thomas to the semis. Next would be Danny Smart of Waynesville dialing a 7.85 to the 11.08 of Steven Collier from Dayton. Smart would go red, moving Collier to the next round. Next would be Rick Gladman from Columbus dialing an 8.40 to the 7.55 of Robert Fairchild from New Carlisle. Gladman would have the better light with a  .622, but it would be Fairchild with the breakout win on a 7.557. Doug Thompson would have the bye.
            In the semis it would be Thompson diailing 8.52 to the 10.89 of Collier. Collier would go red moving Thompson on. The last pair for the round would be Layton dialing an 8.40 to the 7.55 of Fairchild. Layton would have the better light with a .523, but it would be a double breakout win for Fairchild on a 7.53 pass.
            In the finals we would see Thompson dial an 8.52 to the 7.53 of Fairchild. Only .0022 difference at the tree would see Thompson on the advantage, he would take the breakout win with an 8.658 pass.

   


            In the Buckminn’s D&D Harley Davidson Pro Bike Division quarterfinals we would see Brian Emory of Beavercreek dialing a 5.93 to the 5.53 of Springfield’s Ceslie Shellhaas. Shellhaas would go red moving Emory to the semis. Next would be Kevin Hoskins of Cinicnatti dialing a 5.71 to the 5.57 of Bradley Shellhaas from Springfield. Shellhaas would cut a .509 light and would take the win with a 5.620 pass. Austin Stidham of Urbana would have the bye run.
            Semifinal action would see Emory dialing a 5.91 to the 5.90 of Stidham. Stidham would go red moving Emory to the finals. Shellhaas would have the bye run to the finals.
            In the finals we would see Emory dialing a 5.89 to the 5.58 of Shellhaas. Emory would cut the better light with a .545, but would breakout giving Shellhaas back to back Buckminn’s D&D Harley Davidson Pro Bike wins.

   


            In the junior Dragster quarterfinals we would see Walt Crum III of Beavercreek dialing an 8.25 to the 9.13 of Jacob Oiler from Plain City. Oiler would go red moving Crum to the semis. Next would be Springfield’s Dylan Notrhup dialing an 8.20 to the 9.07 of Emily Crum of Jamestown. Emily would go red moving Dylan to the semis. Nathan Flowers would have the bye.
            In the semis we would see Northup dialing an 8.20 to the 8.10 of Flowers. Northup would get the better lgith with a .541 and would take the win with an 8.269 pass.
            In the finals it would be Northup and Crum heads up dialed at 8.25. Crum would go red and Northup would go to Victory lane!
            On behalf of the staff and management of Kil-Kare Raceway we would like to congratulate all of our winners and thank everyone who braved Mother Nature’s wrath this morning. We look forward to seeing everyone next Saturday at the races!