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               Late Model Results

July 16,1999
Rich Berry
Dan Armbruster wins for Santa Claus at Raceway 7
 Full Track Story                                
Conneaut, Ohio, (July 16)  Dan Armbruster picked up his first win of the season on Coca Cola Christmas in July night on Friday night at Raceway 7.  The Harborcreek, PA driver became the tenth different winner in 11 weeks of racing, with his victory in the Maloney Tool and Mold Late Model feature race.
     The 20 lap Maloney Tool and Mold Late Model feature had Dan Armbruster and Dale Applebee leading the field to the green flag.  Armbruster moved into the lead from the start with Applebee and Bob Craig taking up the chase.  Craig spun on lap 5 while battling Dave Lyon for third, bringing out the first yellow.  Rob Blair moved into third, and put pressure on Applebee for second while Armbruster kept in front.  After a final yellow on lap 8, Armbruster pulled away from the field en route to the feature win.  Armbruster could not have gone much further, as his car had a flat right rear tire in victory lane.   Applebee held off Blair for the second spot.  Mickey Wright advanced from eighth starting spot for fourth, with Ron Davies coming from 11th starting spot for fifth.  Dutch Davies was sixth, as Frank Poniatowski, David Scott, Lyon, and Matt Urban completed the top ten.  Blair, Dick Barton, and Lyon were the qualifying Heat race winners.   
     Raceway 7 will be back in action on Friday night, July 23, with the Mid-Atlantic Championship Series making their third of four 1999 visits.  The 50 lap main event as part of MACS Thunder in the Mountains Series will pay $5,000 to the winner, sponsored by Bossard Crawford GM.  All five divisions will be in competition.  Raceway 7 is located six miles south of I-90 on Ohio Route 7.  For more information, call the track phone on race day at 440-594-2222, or visit the Raceway 7 web site at www.raceway7.com.
Upcoming shows,
July 23 - Mid-Atlantic Championship Series Late Models, 50 laps for $5,000 to win, sponsored by Bossard Crawford GM.  Five division racing.
July 30 - Coca Cola Challenge, topless Late Models with $2000 added purse.  Five division racing.

*    *    Raceway 7 Results for Friday, July 16, 1999  *    *
Maloney Tool and Mold Late Models.  Car Count, 24.  Heat Winners, Rob Blair, Titusville, PA; Dick Barton, Ashville, NY; Dave Lyon, Sugar Grove, PA.

 Feature winner, Dan Armbruster, Harborcreek, PA.  Top ten, Dale Applebee, Clymer, NY; Blair, Mickey Wright, Albion, PA; Ron Davies, Warren, PA; Dutch Davies, Warren, PA; David Scott, Garland, PA; Lyon, Matt Urban, North East, PA.  Remainder, Mark Osburn, Rusty Whitmore, Barton, Chevy Scott, John Watson, Wally Fox, Bill Cunningham, Don Loney, John Pavlick, Kevin Santee, Dan Tercho, Bob Moravitz, Bob Craig.  Did not start, Merle Terry.