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Tue., May 26, 2009, 12:02 a.m.

More great weather, more great fans, and some of the best racing at Ephrata

 (The Spokesman-Review)
(The Spokesman-Review)

The fans were treated to lots of potatoes and prizes during the quick intermission, then bring on the Main Events!  Hard driving led to flat tires, expired engines  and a lot of body work for many of the teams.

Courtesy: Keith Danson, Ephrata Raceway Park

More great weather, more great fans, and some of the best racing you will find anywhere
happened again Saturday night May 23rd at ERP on Pepsi Night for the Spud Cup! 
Four laps of fun are the Trophy Dashes and here's who won:

B Hornet- #37 Derrick Kapalo, Ephrata
A Hornet- #42 Lance White, Ephrata
B Hobby- #76 Pat Canady, Ephrata
A Hobby- #7 Mike Sims, Wen
B Mini Stock- #7 Joe Smith, Moses Lake
A Mini Stock- #88 Jeff Hector, Ephrata
B Outlaw Street- #11 Steve Sawyer, Renton
A Outlaw Street- #41 Kevin Carver, Spanaway

Just like an 8 lap main, all of the Hornets were in one Heat race, the rest took
two:
Hornet- #11 Tom Veenstra, Royal City
B Hobby- #42 Neil Nelson, George
A Hobby- #34 Josh McKenzie, Wen
B Mini- #99 David Gross, Moses Lake
A Mini- #7 Joe Smith, Moses Lake
B Outlaw- #64 Ron Stewart, Moses Lake
A Outlaw- #1 Mitch Kleyn, Quincy

The fans were treated to lots of potatoes and prizes during the quick intermission,
then bring on the Main Events!  Hard driving led to flat tires, expired engines
and a lot of body work for many of the teams.  Drivers- thanks for the great show!
Here's how everyone finished:

Hornet Main-
#09 Dallas White, Royal City
#11 Tom Veenstra, Royal City
#78 Josh Hector, Ephrata
#1 Josh Razey
#37 Derrick Kapalo, Ephrata
#39 Evan Evans, Moses Lake
#42 Lance White, Ephrata

Hobby Main-
#34 Josh McKenzie, Wen
#1x Richy Micus, Renton
#42 Neil Nelson, George
#59 Mark Bush, Wen
#6 Russ Kain, Wen
#18 Jason Ray, Ephrata
#79 Glen Hector, Ephrata
#7 Mike Sims, Wen
#29 Tanner Halley, Ephrata
#76 Pat Canady, Ephrata

Mini Main-
#88 Jeff Hector, Ephrata
#07 Brian Lopes, Moses Lake
#84 Doug Brown
#18 Jeramy Razey, Moses Lake
#19 Eddie Razey, Ephrata
#65 Robert Martin, Moses Lake
#99 David Gross, Moses Lake
#13 Lou Kyzivat, Odessa
#52 Dave Macken, Moses Lake
#7 Joe Smith, Moses Lake
#38 Andy Sonnenberg, Moses Lake
#71 Justin Dunagan, Ephrata
#21 Jeff Krieder, Coulee City

Outlaw Street Main-
#81 Eric Hector, Ephrata
#64 Ron Stewart, Moses Lake
#4 Brad Morrison, Moses Lake
#41 Kevin Carver, Spanaway
#11 Steve Sawyer, Renton
#1x Richy Micus, Renton
#58 Mike Wall, Ephrata
#97 Josh Ingram, Wen
#9 Randy Pugh, Moses Lake
#1 Mitch Kleyn, Quincy
#40 Jason Ogle, Bothel

Another emotional evening for the Hector Family, and they drove like it.  The fans
really enjoyed the racing and I can't wait for the return of the Outlaw Street Stocks
on July 25th!  Looking ahead to May 30th, come out to the track and enjoy The Youth
Hornets, Mini Stocks, Street Stocks, 360 Sprint Cars and The BIG Cars!  Gates open
at 5, racing at 6!




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Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.