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Costa and Costley Clinch First Season Victory At Woodhull Raceway

Costa and Costley Clinch First Season Victory At Woodhull Raceway

Media Contact: Megan Dupuy -

For Immediate Release- June 10, 2019- Joe Kaminski Jr. Photo

(WOODHULL, NY)- Saturday night people filled the grandstands for Armed Forces Night presented by Universal Plant Services. The weather was finally in favor as the sun shined and rain was at zero percent.

The Insinger Performance Modifieds kicked off the feature events Saturday night. They ran a distance of 35-laps in memorial of George Williams. Russell Morseman and Brandon Martin set the first row as Tony Van Pelt dropped the green flag. Jumbled up Morseman grabbed the lead. Earl race cautions still put Morseman on top until Cory Costa made his way to the top three.

After falling back early in the race Costa found himself in second on lap 12. Josh Keesey who started 13th made his way up to the top ten and slowly broke his way into the top five. Costa stretched his lead out with Donnie Lawson battling his way to try and take the lead.

Costa clinched the win with Lawson, Cartwright, Keesey, and Morseman in tow.

Adam DelGrosso and Ryan Austin went first off the starting grid for the Johnson’s Auto Supply FWD. Austin was fresh off a win from May 18. Austin grabbed the lead and started stretching it.

Codie Baker, the 2018 Track Points Champion, worked his way up from 8th to a third place finish. Austin grabbed the win with DelGrosso holding off Baker for second. Scott Lehman Jr. finished fourth and Nick Brown finished fifth.

The Cummings Trucking RUSH Crate Late Models rolled off third. 2018 Track Points Champion, Steve LeBarron, found himself on the pole with Kane Stebbins to the outside. LeBarron grabbed the lead off the start.

Jason Knowles who started in eighth found himself battling LeBarron for first place on lap 5. While Knowels and LeBarron battled, the Waters boys teamed up and starting working their way up through the field. Kurt Stebbins also found himself battling for positions as he made his way up to third by lap 12.

LeBarron, Knowles and Kurt Stebbins battled for the lead. LeBarron came out on top with Knowles, Kurt Stebbins, Brian Knowles, and John Waters following.

Cara Pitts and Josh Webster rolled the 13- car field off for a 30-lap feature event in the Daugherty Auto Sales and Service Mini Stocks. Webster grabbed the lead. Early race cautions tested Webster but he stayed strong as Scott Lehman and Travis Webster made their way up the pack.

Points leader Carter Crooker got dealt a bad hand as he was involved in an early race caution forcing him to go to the pits and get put laps down before re-entering the race. Rick Amidon drove his way from tenth up to third for a good finish. J. Webster claimed the win as Lehman followed in his trail for second.

The NAPA Crate Sportsman had Mike Bucanhan and Isabel Barron on the first row. Bucanhan grabbed the lead and was tested with early race cautions. AJ Costley’s handicap started him in the fifth position. By lap 7, Costley battled Bucanhan for the lead.

Jake Dgien who started in the 13th position due to handicap found his way to second place by lap 10. Brett Buono and Ted Morseman also found their way up into top ten positions after starting farther back in the pack. Costley brought home the win with Dgien, Bucanhan, Morseman, and Bobby Peoples in tow.

The Daugherty Auto Sales and Service Woodhull Warriors were back in action Saturday. Ethan Decker and Tess Johnson set the pace. Decker grabbed the lead but Josh Isaman would take over the lead by lap two.

Points leader Brooke McClain who started last due to handicap made her way up to third on lap three. McClain and Isaman battled for three laps while McClain claimed the lead on lap six. . McClain drove away for her fourth straight win with Isaman, Dylon Morseman, Cameron Nichols, and Decker following.

Mick Seeley and Noah Talada set the front row for the Joe Willcox Performance Automatics Street Stocks. Seeley had a great start and grabbed the lead. Coming off of motor troubles in the start of the season Seeley was having his best run this season. Cautions set Seeley back and he found himself having car troubles yet again.

Kurt Stebbins found himself leading after a mid race caution took out the front cars. Brett Marlatt made his way back up to the top five battling with Jim Buck. Stebbins won the race with Marlatt, Buck, Dave Muchuga and Brandon Birdsall falling behind.

The Woodhull Supply Hobby Stocks finished off the night. Leo Eldridge and Scott Brown paced the field. Mike Spencer who started in the third position found an opening and gained the lead.

Chris Woodard former mini stock competitor started his 2019 race season in the Woodhull Auto Supply Hobby Stock division, coming off a heat win he found himself battling for a top five position.

Jeredd Denniss who started ninth due to handicap slowly made his way up the pack. The points leader got the lead on lap 8 and saw no turning back. The competition was fierce as drivers battled for positions. Dennis clicked off his fourth victory this season with Spencer, Carter Dennis, Brown and Aaron Miller rounded out the top five.

Armed Forces Night Sponsored By Universal Plant Services - Woodhull Raceway Official Results - June 8 2019

Insinger Performance Modifieds, 21 cars- CORY COSTA (1), Donnie Lawson, Ron Cartwright, Josh Keesey, Russell Morseman, Art Goodier, Brian Doolittle, Frank Dunning, Dayton Brewer, Bobby Davis, Kevin Chilson, Joe Dgien, Tim Schram, Sheldon Gardner, Mike Bills, Stacy Jackson, Chris Ostrowsky, Ryan Tracy, Larry Keegan, Brandon Martin, Brady Fultz

H1- Ron Cartwright, Russell Morseman, Joe Dgien

H2- Cory Costa, Mike Bills, Frank Dunning

H3- Brandon Martin, Bobby Davis, Kevin Chilson

Johnson’s Auto Supply FWD, 13 cars- RYAN AUSTIN (2), Adam DelGrosso, Codie Baker, Scott Lehman Jr., Nick Brown, Mathew Sullivan, Matt Prescott, Justin Mooney, Robert Gardner, Kevin Williams, Reese Hackett, Ronnie Dailey, Nick Hunt

H1- Scott Lehman Jr., Nick Brown, Ronnie Dailey

H2- Ryan Austin, Adam DelGrosso, Codie Baker

Cummings Trucking RUSH Crate Late Models, 14 cars- STEVE LEBARRON (1), Jason Knowles, Kurt Stebbins, Brian Knowles, John Waters, Zach Wiech, Billy Deming, Scott Waters, Brandon Haggerty, Jamie Freeman, Kane Stebbins, Joe Layfield, Darin Horton, Dave Richmond

H1- Kurt Stebbins, Steve LeBarron, Brian Knowles

H2- Zach Wiech, Scott Waters, John Waters

Daugherty Auto Sales and Service Mini Stocks, 13 cars- JOSH WEBSTER (1), Scott Lehman, Rick Amidon, Joshua Oles, Derrick Puryear, Jason Ketrow, Danielle Thomas, Chris Hand, Cara Pitts, Reese Hackett, Travis Webster, Carter Crooker, Chip Warner

H1- Carter Crooker, Jason Ketrow, Josh Webster

H2- Scott Lehman, Danielle Thomas, Travis Webster

NAPA Crate Sportsman, 20 cars- AJ COSTLEY (1), Jake Dgien, Mike Bucanhan, Ted Morseman, Bobby Peoples, Brett Buono, Cole Youse, Kenny Peoples Jr., Brayden Bills, Isabel Barron, Brett Ritter, Blake Lawson, Tim Guild, Adam Taft, Steve Schrader, Cole Clark, Quintin Bucanhan, AJay Potrzebwoski Jr., Bob Butcher, Brandon Butler

H1- Kenny Peoples Jr., Isabel Barron, Tim Guild

H2- Brett Buono, AJ Costley, AJay Potrzebwoski Jr.

H3- Adam Taft, Brandon Butler, Jake Dgien

Daugherty Auto Sales and Service Woodhull Warriors, 9 cars- BROOKE MCCLAIN (4), Josh Isaman, Dylon Morseman, Cameron Nichols, Ethan Decker, Cayden Lawson, Brody Amidon, Tess Johnson. DNS- Jacob Tubbs

H1- Brooke McClain, Josh Isaman, Ethan Decker

H2- Dylon Morseman, Brody Amidon, Cayden Lawson

Joe Willcox Performance Automatics Street Stocks, 16 cars- KURT STEBBINS (2), Brett Marlatt, Jim Buck, Dave Muchga, Brandon Birdsall, Mike Williams, Joe Birdsall, Jim Weatherley, Branden Morseman, Dan Gardner, Noah Talada, Dennis French, Mick Seeley, Brett Crawford, Josh Sawyer. DNS- Butch Duell

H1- Kurt Stebbins, Brett Marlatt, Dan Gardner

H2- Brett Crawford, Mick Seeley, Dennis French

Woodhull Auto Supply Hobby Stocks, 15 cars- JEREDD DENNIS (4), Mike Spencer, Carter Dennis, Scott Brown, Aaron Miller, Chris Woodard, Leo Eldridge, David Scouten Jr., Brent Williams, Mathew Sullivan, Cliff Miller, Les Smith, Greg Crooker, Glen. Aumick, Brendan Schweigart

H1- Jeredd Dennis, Mike Spencer, Aaron Miller

H2- Chris Woodard, Carter Dennis, Les Smith

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