Shady Bowl Speedway saw a huge crowd on Saturday as it hosted ArcTech Fabricating Inc (AFI), Delille Welding and Gas, KTH, and the Dayton Auto Racing Fan Club.
(Pictures courtesy of Peggy Isaacs)
Bill Burba (pictured left) of Germantown took home the checkered flag in the AFI 30 modified feature. It was his first modified win of the year.
Brad Williams came in second, Brad Yelton was third, Joe Pequignot placed fourth, and Shane Shirk rounded out the top five.
Jim Lewis Jr. (pictured right) of Fairborn won the 30-lap late model headliner.
Chris Parker was second, Bob Sibila found third, Sam Heckman came in fourth, and Brad Coons placed fifth.
Rodney Roush (pictured left) of Troy drove to the win in the street stocks for the fourth time this season.
Landon Sciacca placed second, Scott Sullenberger came in third, Jesse Gade finished fourth, and Jeff Albright was fifth.
Matt Stone (pictured right) of Pleasant Hill came out on top of the tuners feature. Stone marked his second win in a row in the class.
Gary Eaton finished second, Kevin Flynn was third, Chad Small came in fourth, and Justin Pope placed fifth.
Jesse Gade (pictured left) took home first in the dwarfs division. The win came just as Gade’s engine blew up.
Brandon Bayse finished second, Bob Bayse came in third, Greg Sparks was fourth, and Connie Smith placed fifth.
Matt Jackson (pictured right) of New Carlisle won the compact main for the seventh time this season.
Dylan Troyer finished second.
The speedway will host a car show and a flame-throwing contest before racing starts this Saturday. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car Show awards will be passed out at 5 p.m. The racing program will feature a 50-lap modified main with a $1,200 prize. Late models, street stocks, tuners, and compacts will also compete. Racing begins at 7.