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DATE OF EVENT: Sept 15, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Sept 16, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

REED GRABS MODIFIED WIN, MONGEAU AND ALCARO SWEEP TWINS AT WALL SATURDAY

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Two-time former driving champion Steven Reed of Jackson turned around a season of bad fortunes to win the 40-lap Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock car race at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was Reed's 30th career win in the All American Auto Group Racing Series.

Young Joey Merlino of Pine Hill was the first leader of the contest as Reed and a host of others charged to the front from mid-pack. Jason Treat of Jackson was the first to arrive and took the lead with an outside lane pass on lap nine. Treat's strong Run only lasted four laps, however, as his race car suddenly shut off on the front stretch sending his competitors scrambling to avoid him. Merlino then regained the lead, but that lasted only moments as he was forced to pit with a flat tire.

By this time Holmdel's Andrew Krause and Reed had completed their runs to the front and lined up side-by-side for the restart. Using the outside lane Reed was able to power to the front and then raced home to win. Krause was the runner-up, while point leader Jimmy Blewett of Howell was third. Freehold's Chas Okerson and Roger Coss wrapped up the top five.

“Finally,” Reed said upon exiting his car in the winner's circle. “You know, I really have to thank my grandmother for her support. Even when we were having all that trouble, she is here every race and always offering support. Have to thank my wife, my mother, my father and everyone who helps! This is a real team sport and family sport. Dennis Freese and George Andretta were also big in getting this new car together.”

Shanon Mongeau of Manchester continued his perfect season with two victories in twin Mike's Performance Center Limited Late Model main events. In the first 25-lapper Joe Mongeau of Brick was the runner-up, while Bayville's Mike Tillett, Dom Casola of Holmdel and Harry Schaeffer of Carteret wrapped up the top five. In the second 25-lapper Shanon Mongeau made it eight wins in eight starts, while Tillett, Schaeffer, Jackson's Greg Gastelu and Casola completed the top five.

Mike Alcaro of West Milford also earned two sets of trophies as he swept 25-lappers for the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars. Point leader Nick Van Wickle was the runner-up in race number one, while Rob Silver of Wall, Peter Bruno of Little Silver and Chris Hammett were third through fifth. In the second 25-lapper Alcaro was the winner with Van Wickle, Hammett, Bruno and Eugene Drew of Oakland wrapping the top five.

Kyle Scisco of Jackson tasted victory for the third time this year in a caution plagued 25-lap race for the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars. Scisco took the lead with an outside lane pass at the halfway mark and earned the win over Howell's Kevin Davison, Mike Brennan of Morristown, Jackson's Jarret DiGiantomasso and Michael Rising of Red Bank.

The All American Auto Group Racing Series continues this Saturday evening (Sept. 22) on “Pack the Track Night.” The O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks will return for twin 25-lap main events, while the Surfside Collision 4 cylinder Stocks, Sportsman cars and Legend Cars will all compete in a 25-lappers. Two Demolition Derby events will cap off the evening. Adults in the grandstand will enjoy a discounted $10 admission ticket, kids 6 to 12 are $5 and five and under are free! Parking is also free of charge. Grandstands open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying set for 5:45 p.m. and feature race action set for 7:00 p.m.

Saturday night racing action continues through the October 6 “Champion's Night” with schedule details at www.wallspeedwayracing.com. The Halloween themed “Spooky Spectacular” racing event is set for October 20 and the annual Turkey Derby is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. The post-season racing cards start during the afternoon.

Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is ckmotorsports@aol.com.

RACE RESULTS

MODIFIED

FEATURE – 40 Laps – 1. STEVEN REED, JACKSON, 2. Andrew Krause, 3. Jimmy Blewett, 4. Chas Okerson, 5. Roger Coss, 6. Tyler Truex, 7. Joey Merlino, 8. Ricky Collins, 9. Shaun Carrig, 10. Jason Treat, 11. Tom Catanzaro, 12. Dom Fattaruso, 13. Kenny Van Wickle, 14. Derek Hopkinson

LIMITED LATE MODELS

1ST FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. SHANON MONGEAU, MANCHESTER, 2. Joe Mongeau, 3. Mike Tillett, 4. Dom Casola, 5. Harry Schaeffer, 6. Daryn Miller, 7. Greg Miranda, 8. Greg Gastelu

2ND FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. SHANON MONGEAU, MANCHESTER, 2. Tillett, 3. Schaeffer, 4. Gastelu, 5. Casola, 6. Miller, 7. Joe Mongeau

LEGEND CARS

1ST FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. MIKE ALCARO, WEST MILFORD, 2. Nick Van Wickle, 3. Rob Silver, 4. peter Bruno, 5. Chris Hammett, 6. Luke Marzano, 7. James Van Wickle, 8. Bobby Baltera, 9. Roger Nickerson, 10. Eugene Drew, 11. Joe Przybylinski, DQ Alex McCollum

2ND FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. MIKE ALCARO, WEST MILFORD, 2. Nick Van Wickle, 3. Hammett, 4. Bruno, 5. Drew, 6. Przybylinski, 7. Nickerson, 8. Marzano, 9. Baltera, 10. James Van Wickle, 11. Silver, DQ McCollum

SPORTSMAN

FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. KYLE SICSCO, JACKSON, 2. Kevin Davison, 3. Mike Brennan, 4. Jarret DiGiantomasso, 5. Michael Rising, 6. Jake Nelke, 7. John Blewett IV, 8. Joe Cooley, 9. Nick Vasquez, 10. Todd Dige, 11. Roland DeMartino, 12. Louie Keraitis, 13. Eddie McCarthy, 14. Carsten DiGiantomasso, 15. Larry Thompson, 16. Jonathan Laureigh, 17. Eric Lane, 18. Sal Liguori, 19. Robert Sutphin, 20. Donnie Ericson, 21. Tom Martino Jr.

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DATE OF EVENT: Sept 8, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Sept 2, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

LADIES NIGHT AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT 8)

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Female fans of the All American Auto Group Racing Series stock car competition at Wall Stadium Speedway will be honored this Saturday night (Sept 8) as the shore speedway offers a discounted admission price for all ladies of just $10. All fans who attend Saturday night's racing program will also get to meet the female racing stars of the speedway in a special autograph session. Lady racers Nancy Riggleman and Theresa Collins from the Factory Stocks and Darianne McLaren, Nicole Razzano and Jennifer Schultz, all from the 4 Cylinder Stocks, are among the ladies expected to participate in the meet and greet gathering.

The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars will take center stage on the third mile paved oval as they compete in a 40 lap main event. Also seeing action will be the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars, the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks, the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks and the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars all in 25-lap main events. As a bonus, several pit crew members will compete in a mechanic's race.

Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. The evening’s main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m.

Recent winners Tyler Truex of Mayetta, Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Chas Okerson of Freehold and point leader Jimmy Blewett of Howell will lead the way in the Modified division with expected competition coming from Jackson's Steven Reed, Howell's Eric Mauriello, Kenny Van Wickle of Manasquan, Shaun Carrig of Little Falls and Jackson's Jason Treat, just to name a few.

Saturday’s schedule will see the competitor pit area open at 1:00 p.m. Regular practice will start at 3:00 p.m., while spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. Qualifying for the night’s program starts at 5:45 p.m. and main events will follow at 7:00 p.m.

Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through October 6. Special events are also featured in the fall including the “Spooky Spectacular” in October and the season ending Turkey Derby on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.

Wall Stadium Speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400, while CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information is available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com

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DATE OF EVENT: Sept 1, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Sept 1, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

TRUEX GRABS FIRST MODIFIED WIN, MONTANO TOPS FACTORY STOCK THRILLER AT WALL SATURDAY

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Tyler Truex of Mayetta won his first ever Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock car 40-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The All American Auto Group Racing Series victory came in the 2017 Sportsman champion's rookie Modified season.

Truex jumped to the lead early and was forced to fight off some of the division's best drivers. Early on Steven Reed of Jackson and Holmdel's Andrew Krause were on Truex's rear bumper before Krause was forced to pit because of a faulty radiator cap. Truex then fought off Reed until just past halfway when defending champion and current point leader Jimmy Blewett of Howell slipped into second. Blewett then chased Truex the rest of the way but Truex seemed to have plenty of steam to the checker flag. Reed held on for third at the stripe with Shaun Carrig of Little Falls and Freehold's Chas Okerson wrapping up the top five.

“I'm speechless,” Truex said after the impressive win. “The hard work the people behind the scenes do for me is unbelievable! It seemed to take forever but we finally won a Modified race here! So happy to take my family back to victory lane in the Modified division here at Wall Stadium! The history, family tradition, fans and support I have is unbelievable. No words can explain how thankful I am to each and every one of you! Thank you!”

Current championship point leader Mike Montano won the 50-lap race for the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks in what many called the most exciting race of the season. Montano jumped out to the lead early but then had to wrestle with Beachwood's Elliott Wohl for the top spot. Wohl chased Montano until lap 15 and then took over the lead with an outside lane pass.

Montano never gave up and stayed right with Wohl as the pair sliced through lapped traffic. A lap 45 restart put Montano in the outside lane next to Wohl and the duo then raced side-by-side for the final five laps with Montano edging Wohl at the finish line by inches. Ron Booth of Eatontown crossed the finish line third, but when his car failed post-race inspection because of a problem with his front suspension Scott Riggleman of Manchester was promoted to the spot. John Bowers of Pt. Pleasant and Howell's Steve west completed the top five.

Neil Rutt III of Toms River won his third straight 25-lapper for the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks, racing through the pack to move out front near the halfway point. Jeffrey Loesch of Neptune City, Howell's Brian Osborn, Darianne McLaren of Edison and Hazlet's Chris Silvestri completed the top five.

Shanon Mongeau of Manchester continues to be undefeated as he raced to victory in the 25-lap race for the Mike's Performance Center Limited Late Models. Ken Matlach of New Hyde Park, N.Y. offered stiff competition before settling for second. Mike Tillett of Bayville, Carteret's Harry Schaeffer, and Dom Casola of Holmdel wrapped up the top five.

The Limited Late Models were scheduled for two main events on the night, but when a tire order failed to arrive at the speedway, which meant that there would not be enough tires for the entire field for both races, the second feature was scrubbed.

The All American Auto Group Racing Series continues this Saturday evening (Sept. 8) on “Ladies Night.” The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modifieds will race in a 40-lapper and the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars, the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars, the Factory Stocks and the 4 Cylinder Stocks will all compete in a 25-lappers. A special Mechanic's Race will be contested and many of the lady drivers at the speedway will participate in an autograph and meet and great session. Ladies in the grandstand will enjoy a discounted $10 admission ticket. Grandstands open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying set for 5:45 p.m. and feature race action set for 7:00 p.m.

Saturday night racing action continues through October 6 with schedule details at wallspeedwayracing.com. A Halloween themed racing event is set for October 20 and the annual Turkey Derby is set for Thanksgiving weekend.

Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is ckmotorsports@aol.com.

RACE RESULTS

MODIFIED
FEATURE – 40 Laps – 1. TYLER TRUEX, MAYETTA, 2. Jimmy Blewett, 3. Steven Reed, 4. Shaun Carrig, 5. Chas Okerson, 6. Roger Coss, 7. Ricky Collins, 8. Andrew Krause, 9. Eddie McCarthy, 10. Tom Catanzaro, 11. Joey Merlino, 12. Chris Reynolds, 13. Jason Treat

FACTORY STOCK
FEATURE – 50 Laps – 1. MIKE MONTANO, FREEPORT, N.Y., 2. Elliot Wohl, 3. Scott Riggleman, 4. John Bowers, 5. Steve West, 6. Tom Rajkowski, 7. Shanon Mongeau, 8. Tony Bartone, 9. Tim Majek, 10. Richie Byrne, 11. Whitey Miller, 12. Robert Ptaszynski, 13. Nancy Riggleman, 14. Theresa Collins, 15. John Browny, 16. Bob Haberstick, 17. Robert DePonte, 18. Anthony Pancoast, 19. Bryan O'Shea, 20. Gerry Koenig, 21. Josh Merlino, 22. Kenny Green, 23. Matt Malachatka, DQ Ron Booth

4 CYLINDER STOCK
FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. NEIL RUTT III, TOMS RIVER, 2. Jeffrey Loesch, 3. Brian Osborn, 4. Darianne, McLaren, 5. Chris Silvestri, 6. Jennifer Schultz, 7. TJ Graves, 8. JC Duvall, 9. Nicole Razzano, 10. Frank Ciancitto, 11. Billy Both, 12. Richard Smith, 13. Mike Lavery, 14. Neal Rutt Jr., 15. AJ Jadacki, 16. Cody Burbank

LIMITED LATE MODELS
FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. SHANON MONGEAU, MANCHESTER, 2. Ken Matlach, 3. Mike Tillett, 4. Harry Schaeffer, 5. Dom Casola, 6. Daryn Miller, 7. James Moorman, 8. Joe Mongeau

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Wall Stadium

DATE OF EVENT: Sept 1, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Aug 27, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

FIVE FEATURE RACES HEADLINE AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT. 1)

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars, the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks and the Mike's Performance Center Limited Late Models will take center stage at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday night (Sept. 1) as they compete in main events to celebrate the Labor Day weekend. Also seeing action will be the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks. Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. The evening’s main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. Adults will enjoy a discount admission of just $15.

On the famous third mile high-banked paved oval defending champion Jimmy Blewett of Howell will lead the way with expected competition coming from Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Steven Reed of Jackson, Derek Hopkinson of Toms River and Chris Reynolds of Howell, just to name a few. With the 2018 regular season title chase entering the final stretch this 40-lap race takes on added importance.

The Factory Stocks also have an important 50-lap main event scheduled. Top point men Mike Montano of Freeport, N.Y., Elliot Wohl of Beachwood and Scott Riggleman of Manchester are just a few of the racers expected to enter. Twin 25-lap main events for the Limited Late Models will see big winner Shanon Mongeau of Manchester in the field, with top runners Joe Mongeau of Brick, Harry Schaeffer of Cateret and Dom Casola of Holmdel also expected to compete.

In the grandstand midway the theme for the night of action will be a Labor Day BBQ featuring BBQ food offered at the refreshment stands and country music on the public address system.

Saturday’s schedule will see the competitor pit area open at 1:00 p.m. Regular practice will start at 3:00 p.m., while spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. Qualifying for the night’s program starts at 5:45 p.m. and main events will follow at 7:00 p.m.

Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through early October. Special events are also featured in the fall including the “Spooky Spectacular” in October and the season ending Turkey Derby on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. The speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400, while CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information is available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com

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DATE OF EVENT: Aug 25, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Aug 25, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

SCISCO KID WINS SPORTSMAN 50 AT WALL SATURDAY

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Kyle Scisco of Jackson wrestled his way to the front of the 21 car field and then raced home to the victory in the Center State Engineering Sportsman 50 lap race at Wall Stadium Speedway. It was the second All American auto Group Racing Series win of 2018 for the Scisco Kid. The Saturday night “Pack the Track Night” victory came before one of the biggest regular season crowds in recent memory.

Louie Keraitis of Toms River, who posted fast time in time trials early in the evening, jumped to the front from the start and paced the initial caution free 30 laps. Jarret DiGiantomasso of Jackson then made an outside lane pass into the lead as Scisco arrived in the top three. Scisco advanced in second on lap 36 and then raced side-by-side with DiGiantomasso before passing him for the win in the outside lane.

Eric Lane of Howell crossed the finish line third with Jonathan Laureigh of Lanoka Harbor and Keraitis completing the top five.

“The outside lane was real fast tonight,” Scisco said after the win. “I like racing out there so I really like it when it works like it did tonight. They have been working hard to treat that outside lane with a traction agent and it makes for some racy conditions.”

Elliot Wohl of Beachwood dodged some early race trouble to get to the front quickly and then raced on to win the 25-lapper for the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks. Championship race point leader Mike Montano of Freeport, N.Y., Ryan Flores of Davidson, N.C., Scott Riggleman of Manchester and Wall's Bryan O'Shea were second through fifth.

Neil Rutt III of Toms River took command of the 25-lapper for the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks in the second half of the race from his girlfriend Darianne McLaren of Edison and then raced on to the win. Mike Lavery of Orangeburg, N.Y., A.J. Jadacki of Farmingdale, Wall's Rob Longo and McLaren filled out the official top five.

Mike Alcaro of West Milford was impressive in winning the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars 25-lapper. Brothers Noah and Glen Korner, both from Connecticut, were second and third as Rob Hyer of Port Monmouth and Luke Marzano wrapped up the top five.

Joey Payne was also impressive in winning the 25-lap race for the touring Three Quarter Midgets. Jeff Kot, Ryan Tidman, Joey Bailey and Matt Janisch were second through fifth.

Norman Lane of Howell won the Destruction Derby for 8 cylinder cars and Rob Lane of Toms River was the 4 cylinder car event.

The All American Auto Group Racing Series continues this Saturday evening (Aug. 25) on “Labor Day Weekend Country Night.” The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modifieds will race in a 40-lapper, the Mike's Performance Center Limited Late Models will compete in twin main events, the Factory Stocks will race in a 50-lapper and the 4 Cylinder Stocks will compete in a 25-lapper. Grandstands open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying set for 5:45 p.m. and feature race action set for 7:00 p.m.

Saturday night racing action continues through early October with schedule details at www.wallspeedwayracing.com.

Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is ckmotorsports@aol.com.

RACE RESULTS

SPORTSMAN

FEATURE – 50 Laps – 1. KYLE SCISCO, JACKSON, 2. Jarret DiGiantomasso, 3. Eric Lane, 4. Jonathan Laureigh, 5. Louie Keraitis, 6. Shanon Mongeau, 7. Joe Mongeau, 8. John Blewett IV, 9. Carsten DiGiantomasso, 10. Eddie McCarthy, 11. Michael Carr, 12. Jake Nelke, 13. Rob Silver, 14. Roland DeMartino, 15. Joe Cooley, 16. Kevin Davison, 17. Neil Rutt, 18. John McCormick, 19. Mike Brennan, 20. Michael Rising, 21. Donnie Erickson

FACTORY STOCK

FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. ELLIOT WOHL, BEACHWOOD, 2. Mike Montano, 3. Ryan Flores, 4. Scott Riggleman, 5. Bryan O'Shea, 6. Rob Haberstick, 7. Ron Booth, 8. Gerry Koenig, 9. Tony Bartone, 10. Kenny Green, 11. Mark Flores, 12. Theresa Collins. 13. Robert Ptaszynski, 14. Josh Merlino, 15. Robert DePonte, 16. Richie Byrne, 17. Nancy Riggleman, 18. Jim Herbert, 19. John Browny, 20. Matt Badessa, 21. John Bowers

4 CYLINDER STOCK

FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. NEIL RUTT III, TOMS RIVER, 2. Mike Lavery, 3. AJ Jadacki, 4. Rob Longo, 5. Darianne McLaren, 6. TJ Graves, 7. Chris Silvestri, 8. Nicole Razzano, 9. Brian Osborn, Jennifer Schultz, 11. Billy Both, 12. Richard Smith, 13. Cody Burbank, 14. Jeff Loesch, 15. Brian DeSarno

LEGEND CARS

FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. MIKE ALCARO, WEST MILFORD, 2. Noah Korner, 3. Glen Korner, 4. Rob Hyer, 5. Luke Marzano, 6. Bobby Baltera, 7. Joe Przybylinski, 8. Roger Nickerson, 9. Chris Gall

TQ MIDGET: winner Joey Payne

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DATE OF EVENT: Aug 18, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Aug 18, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

ANDREW KRAUSE WINS CLIFF KRAUSE MEMORIAL AT WALL SATURDAY

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ In what could have been easily written as a Hollywood script, Andrew Krause of Holmdel overcame adversity to win the first ever Cliff Krause Memorial race at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. Offering $7,127 to the 127-lap race winner, the Krause Memorial offers the richest payout on the 2018 All American Auto Group racing Series regular season for the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars.

Cliff Krause, who rescued the paved oval nearly a decade ago when he took over as the promoter along with his wife Diane, passed away of natural causes in January. His family continues to operate the facility.

Andrew Krause's effort started on a high note when he posted the fastest lap of 28 entries in time trials at 96.615 mph for a trip around the third mile oval. His first setback then came when a fan picked a 14 car inverted line up for the start of the race which relegated him to a fourteenth starting spot. Krause then started his march to the front, but that lasted just 10 laps before a broken power steering line sent him to the pit area for repairs. Krause returned to the the pack of the pack to attempt to get to the front.

Meanwhile a battle for the lead seemed to rage almost constantly as Lavallette's Adam LaCicero and Danny Bohn of Mooresville, N.C. took turns in the top spot in the early going. When Bohn left the race with shifter problems Steven Reed of Jackson took command and eventually wrestled side-by-side for several laps with Shaun Carrig of Little Falls before Carrig took the lead with an outside lane pass. With Carrig deciding not to bolt on a new tire when several others had or did, he slipped back a few spots after a lap 94 restart and Krause took the lead.

Krause then fought through a handful of late race caution flags and fought off the challenges of first Zack Alspach of Willingboro and later Derek Hopkinson of Toms River for the emotional win. Howell's Jimmy Blewett, who fought through his own share of on track troubles, crossed the line third, with Reed and Carrig wrapping up the top five.

“This one is for you Dad,” Krause said after the victory. “We had that power steering problem early and I thought that was it, but my crew made the repairs. They never give up and that won us this race tonight. I'm just so glad that I can share this with my mom and my sister. But I am so sad that my father isn't here for this win.”

Kenny Green of Farmingdale won the companion 27-lap feature race for the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks. Bryan O'Shea of Wall was the early leader until a slowing car blocked his path with just six laps remaining. John Bowers of Pt. Pleasant then slipped into the lead before lapped car woes spoiled his effort with two laps remaining. Green was then able to motor into the lead and battled Elliot Wohl of Beachwood to the checker flag. O'Shea, point leader Mike Montano of Freeport, N.Y. and Manchester's Scott Riggleman completed the top five.

Neil Rutt III of Jackson won his first ever main event in the 27-lapper for the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks. Jeffrey Loesch of Neptune City was second, with Howell's Brian Osborn, Darianne McLaren of Edison and Hazlet's Chris Silvestri third through fifth.

Alex McCollum of Phillipsburg was also a first time winner in the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars 27-lap main event. Vinny Troia of Browns Mills, Nick Van Wickle of Edgewater Park, Rob Hyer and James Van Wickle completed the first five.

The All American Auto Group Racing Series continues this Saturday evening (Aug. 25) on “Pack the Track Night,” which offers a discounted $10 adult admission, a $5 ticket for youngsters 6 to 16 and free admission for kids five and under. The Center State Sportsman cars will race in a 50-lapper, while the Factory Stocks, 4 Cylinder Stocks, Legend Cars and the TQ Midgets are all slated for regular distance main event action. Once racing is complete a Demolition Derby will be presented. Grandstands open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying set for 5:45 p.m. and feature race action set for 7:00 p.m.

Saturday night racing action continues through early October with schedule details at wallspeedwayracing.com.

Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is ckmotorsports@aol.com.

RACE RESULTS

MODIFIED

FEATURE – 127 Laps – 1. ANDREW KRAUSE, HOLMDEL, 2. Derek Hopkinson, 3. Jimmy Blewett, 4. Steven Reed, 5. Shaun Carrig, 6. Jonathan Mandato, 7. Eric Mauriello, 8. Roger Coss, 9. Zack Alspach, 10. Blake Barney, 11. Tommy Catanzaro, 12. Zane Zeiner, 13. Jason Treat, 14. Chas Okerson, 15. Eddie McCarthy, 16. Marc Rogers, 17. Kenny Van Wickle, 18. Trevor Alspach, 19. Adam LaCicero, 20. Jason Hearne, 21. Ricky Collins, 22. Dom Fattaruso, 23. Joey Jarowicz, 24. Danny Bohn, 25. Joey Merlino, 26. Chris Reynolds, 27. Matt Przemieski, 28. Tyler Truex

FACTORY STOCK

FEATURE – 27 Laps – 1. KENNY GREEN, FARMINGDALE, 2. Elliot Wohl, 3. Bryan O'Shea, 4. Mike Montano, 5. Scott Riggleman, 6. Richie Byrne, 7. Bob Haberstick, 8. Steve West, 9. Matt Badessa, 10. Gerry Koenig, 11. Tony Bartone, 12. Whitey Miller, 13. Robert Ptaszynski, 14. Nancy Riggleman, 15. John Bowers, 16. Tom Rajkowski, 17. Jon Browny, 18. Shanon Mongeau, 19. Kevin Flores, 20. Tim Majek, 21. Theresa Collins, 22. Matt Malachatka

4 CYLINDER STOCK

FEATURE – 27 Laps – 1. NEIL RUTT III, JACKSON, 2. Jeffrey Loesch, 3. Brian Osborn, 4. Darianne McLaren, 5. Chris Silvestri, 6. Nicole Razzano, 7. Cody Burbank, 8. Mike Lavery, 9. Billy Both, 10. TJ Graves, 11. Cody Mount, 12. Doug Ashford, 13. AJ Jadacki, 14. Jennifer Schultz, 15. Brian DeSarno

LEGEND CARS

FEATURE – 27 Laps – 1. ALEX MCCOLLUM, PHILLIPSBURG, 2. Vinny Troia, 3. Nick Van Wickle, 4. Rob Hyer, 5. James Van Wickle, 6. Bob Baltera, 7. Tom Everson, 8. Joe Przybylinski, 9. Roger Nickerson, 10. Bill Petrolino, 11. Rob Silver, 12. Luke Marzano 13. Peter Bruno

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DATE OF EVENT: Aug 18, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: Aug 12, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

KRAUSE MEMORIAL AUTO RACE WINNER WILL EARN $7,127
AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 18)

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The season's highest paying Modified stock car race offering $7,127 to the winner will be in the spotlight this Saturday night (Aug. 18) at Wall Stadium Speedway as the third mile paved oval track presents the 127-lap “Cliff Krause Memorial.” Krause, the promoter of the speedway who is credited by many for returning the history rich oval to prominence, passed away in January from natural causes. His wife Diane, along with children Emily and Andrew, continues to operate the speedway.

Saturday night's emotional All American Auto Group Racing Series card will see grandstand seating opening at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. Main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. Due to the importance of the event a Sunday rain date will be used is necessary with competitor gates opening at 10:00 a.m., grandstand seating opening at 2:00 p.m., qualifying at 2:45 p.m. and main events starting at 4:00 p.m.

The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modifieds will battle in a 127-lap main event with drivers not only searching for the rich payday and a commemorative watch from supporter Mertens Jewelers, but also for the honor of winning this first “Cliff Krause Memorial” race. Defending champion and current point leader Jimmy Blewett of Howell will lead the way with plenty of competition coming from speedway regulars Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Howell's Eric Mauriello, Steven Reed and Jason Treat, both of Jackson, and Derek Hopkinson of Toms River, just to name a few.

With the large payout and prestige offered by this race, several competitors from out of the area are also expected to enter. Complete rules are available at wallspeedwayracing.com.

The O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks, Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks and Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars will also be on the card, all racing in 27-lap main events.

Saturday’s schedule will see the competitor pit area open at 1:00 p.m. Regular practice will start at 3:00 p.m., while spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. Qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. with main events to follow.

The Saturday night schedule, which continues through early October, is available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com.

Wall Stadium Speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is CKMotorsports@aol.com.

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