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Silver Spring Speedway
RAIN POSTPONES FINAL RACE OF SEASON
9 October 1999
PA – Silver
Spring Speedway’s last regular show of the season on Saturday was postponed
when persistent rain began to fall at approximately 7:45, following the
completion of five qualifying events.
The speedway will resume the racing program with the show’s next
qualifying event this coming Saturday, October 16 beginning at 7 p.m.
Three Street Stock qualifiers for the 35 entries were won by Tim Fedder,
Bill Deardorff and Rod Clouser.
Two of the three heats for the 35 Late Models were completed; taking the
wins were Tommy Reed and Sterling Kinard.
Still remaining to be completed on the racing card are one more Late
Model heat, five Sportsman heats (49 entries), the consolation races and the
three main events.
Two of the three divisional track championships have been clinched
In the Late Model division, Ron Little, 36, of Dover
won his first ever track title at the wheel of the No. 43.
Little began his racing career in the Street Stocks at Silver Spring in
1985 and moved into Late Model competition in 1989. Little is a three-time
feature winner this season at Silver Spring.
Kirby Sites, 33, of Hamburg, also recorded his first
track title at Silver Spring in the Street Stock division. Sites, who made
Silver Spring his home track in 1999, is a former Street Stock and Pro Truck
racer at Big Diamond Raceway. Sites
has two wins on the season to date.
Still to be decided are the Super Sportsman Track and
Tour titles. Carmen Perigo, Jr., 28, of Stoystown leads the track standings by a
mere 65 points over Bob Fannsy, 41, of Dauphin. Neither driver has ever won a
track title in the Sportsman division at Silver Spring.
In the tour standings chase, Fannasy leads Perigo by
130 points. Although Perigo has never won a Sportsman title since he began
racing in the division in 1996, Fannasy, who’s been in Sportsman competition
since 1983, has a former tour championship from 1994.
Both Perigo and Fannasy each have five victories at
Silver Spring this season, while Fannasy has one additional win on the Super
Silver Spring Speedway will present the Second Annual
Go-Kart Open on Saturday afternoon, October 23. The Race Car Flea Market will be
held on the grounds on Saturday, November 6, followed by the track’s annual
awards banquet on Saturday, November 13 at the Radisson Hotel & Convention
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