1166 Dayton-Xenia Road
Xenia, Ohio 45385
Van Meter Takes KilKare Figure Eight Win
Xenia OH: (5/11/12): KilKare Speedway welcomed the International Outlaw Figure Series for the first of two stops in 2012. Indianapolis driver Eddie Van Meter set a new track record with a 16.74 lap during time trials. The veteran driver set a torrid pace in the 50 lap feature as cars navigated the double loops with the crossover. Jeremy Vanderhoot
tried his best to catch up with Van Meter's Advance Auto Sales backed machine, but had to settle for second, Josh Tharp, Ronnie Rose and Shawn Cullen rounded out the top five.
The 30 lap late model feature was a super race with Germantown’s Justin Alsip and Dick Dunlevy Jr. putting on a show for the fans. The duo circled the oval nose to tail and side by side for 20 laps . Bob Sibila Jr. was riding in third waiting for the the crash that never happened, as Alsip held off Dunlevy for his second win of the season.
Alsip celebrated in his White Allen backed Chevy with his parents, wife and son Davey. Fast qualifier Dunlevy was second, with Sibila third, Terry Scherz fourth and Russ Bobb fifth. Scherz carried the checker for the dash .
The modified division saw Kettering's Mike Carroll dominate as he set fast time, won the dash and feature in his McDonalds sponsored ride. The feature turned out to be a battle between Carroll and Bill Burba.
Burba could only watch however as the checker waved over Carroll's car on lap 30. Daryl McKay was third, with Rodney Kreusch fourth and Grant Gamble fifth.
Kreusch was also driving in the street stock division and looked to be on his way to victory before Tyler “Clark Kent” Mahaffey donned his cape and made a last lap Superman pass to notch his second win of the season. Mahaffeys Main Auto Parts Monte Carlo took the win by less than a car length over Kreusch. Jamie Sites was third, with Richard Gleason
fourth and dash winner David Stump fifth. 2011 track champion Mike South was fast qualifier.
The 20 lap compact feature saw Paul Holley lead the first 10 counters before fast qualifier Bo Hoelscher sped by. It was the "Bo Show" after that as he held off Bryan Lynch to post his third win of the season. The Riverside resident is sponsored by Car X. Joe Hoelscher
was third, Holley fourth and Ryan Barrett fifth.
Speedway Summary 5/11/12
Outlaw Figure Eight Series
Fast qualifier: Eddie Van Meter 16.74 NTR
50 laps: 1. Eddie Van Meter 2. Jeremy Vanderhoot 3. Josh Tharp 4.
Ronnie Rose 5. Shawn Cullen 6. Jeff Hizer 7. Charlie Hargraves 8.
Mike Riddle 9. Kenny Boggs
Fast qualifier: Dick Dunlevy Jr. 13.653
Dash winner: Terry Scherz
30 laps: 1. Justin Alsip 2. Dick Dunlevy Jr. 3. Bob Sibila Jr. 4.
Terry Scherz 5. Russ Bobb 6. Shawn Stansell
Fast qualifier: Mike Carroll 13.803
30 laps: 1. Mike Carroll 2. Bill Burba 3. Daryl McKay 4. Rodney
Kreusch 5. Grant Gamble 6. Ryan Fleming
qualifier Mike South 15.581
winner: David Stump
Feature: 1. Tyler Mahaffey 2. Rodney Kreusch 3. Jamie Sites 4. Richard Gleason
5. David Stump 6. Josh Longstreth 7. Mike South 8. Will Gregory
qualifier: Bo Hoelscher 14.928
Heat winners: Paul Holley and Ryan Tamburro
Feature 20 laps: 1. Bo Hoelscher 2. Bryan Lynch 3. Joe Hoelscher 4. Paul
Holley 5. Ryan Barrett 6. Amber Sites 7. Steve Barnhart 8. Nick
Barrett 9. Tony Cottrill 10. Davey Shaw 11. David Sagers 12. Ryan