Stutts Wins Whitcomb Memorial at Selinsgrove

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Selinsgrove, PA — (June 17, 2012) —  TJ Stutts of Liverpool scored his second straight win of the season and in the Joe Whitcomb Memorial in Saturday night’s 30-lap main event for 358 sprint cars at Selinsgrove Speedway driving the Bill Wise Motorsports No. 23. The $2,071 victory marked the 15th of Stutts’ career at the track.

Pat Cannon of Etters was the night’s fast qualifier with a lap time of 17.508. The Whitcomb Memorial is a tribute race held each year to honor the memory of Joe Whitcomb of Millersburg, who succumbed to injuries sustained in a sprint car racing crash at Selinsgrove on June 21, 2003.

Steve Campbell of Danville won his 44th career super late model race at Selinsgrove in the division’s 25-lap main event. He became the sixth different late model winner this year.

Rookie Hayes Mattern of Beavertown won his third career 15-lap feature in the pro stock division, while Ricky Bender of Jolliett won his second race of the season in the 12-lap roadrunner feature.

Selinsgrove Speedway will be in action at 7:30 p.m. this Tuesday, June 19, with the Race of Champions big block modifieds in the 35-lap, $4,000-to-win “School’s Out Special” sponsored by the Alexander Family Dealerships. Also on the racing card will be the roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The speedway will present a four division show of 358 sprint cars, late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, sponsored by PEPSI.

358 Sprint Cars – 30 Entries
30-Lap Whitcomb Memorial: 1)23 TJ Stutts 2)2 Jason Shultz 3)3 Pat Cannon 4) 1 Mark Smith 5)19 Colby Womer 6)77 Derek Locke 7)4R Davie Franek 8)5b Josh Beard 9)99K Cody Keller 10)76 Larry Kelleher 11)1w Eric Tomecek 12)81 Bob Beidleman 13)71 Jessica Anderson 14)29 Matt Horst 15)22T Matt Boland 16)66 Ryan Kissinger 17)25 John Smith 18)74 Brock Zearfoss DNF 19)5W Phil Walter DNF 20)21 Duane Mausteller DNF 21)29w Ryan Wilson DNF 22)38 Scott Wilson DNF 23)11 Joel VanBuskirk DNF 24)12 Blane Heimbach DNF 25)45 Kevin Nagy DNF
Time Trials: Pat Cannon 17.508, Blane Heimbach 17.647, Duane Mausteller 17.832, TJ Stutts 17.836, Derek Locke 17.851, Cody Keller 17.879, Jason Shultz 17.964, Brock Zearfoss 17.994, Larry Kelleher 17.994, Matt Horst 18.013, Colby Womer 18.028, Mark Smith 18.034, Jessica Anderson 18.098, Davie Franek  18.109, Phil Walter 18.257, Eric Tomecek 18.265, Joel VanBuskirk 18.277, Bob Beidleman 18.288, Scott Wilson 18.300, Josh Beard 18.325, Matt Boland 18.359, Ryan Wilson 18.387, Ryan Kissinger 18.392, Rocky Magaro 18.558, Kevin Nagy 18.584, Scott Fisher 18.657, John Troxell 18.721, John Smith 18.810, Tom Wise 18.882, Alan Spriggle 18.882
Heat Winners: Jason Shultz, Colby Womer, Mark Smith
B-Main: Blane Heimbach