Meier earns pole position for 358 finale

Orange County Fair Speedway multiple-division champion Tommy Meier earned the pole position for Saturday’s Eastern States 100 small-block modified championship by posting the fastest time trial on Friday afternoon. Rounding out the top six starting spots are Rick Laubach, Billy Decker, Michael Storms, Brett Hearn and David Van Horn Jr.
Banished to the qualifying heats were Nos. 7-10 trialers Tim Fuller, Kenny Tremont, Tim Hindley and Danny Creeden. They were followed by Andy Bachetti, Jerry Higbie Jr., Chris Shultz, Pat Ward and Richie Eurich.
Meier was the 12th driver to take turns on Friday. He posted a time of 21.529 seconds around the 5/8ths-mile on his first circuit and a 21.158 on his second lap.

Unofficial results (I have not received the timing sheets yet)
Time trials: 1. Tommy Meier 21.158 seconds; 2. Rick Laubach 21.306; 3. Billy Decker 21.545; 4. Michael Storms 21.577; 5. Brett Hearn 21.590; 6. David Van Horn Jr. 21.610; 7. Tim Fuller 21.721; 8. Kenny Tremont 21.772; 9. Tim Hindley 21.955; 10. Danny Creeden 22.005; 11. Andy Bachetti 22.039; 12. Jerry Higbie Jr. 22.051; 13. Chris Shultz 22.061; 14. Pat Ward 22.152; 15. Richie Eurich 22.340

Bobby Varin 22.413; Billy Eggers 22.465; Kirk Horton 22.483; Donnie Wilson 22.519; Elmo Reckner 22.531; Mel Schrufer 22.577; Chuck McKee 22.787; John Ferrier 23.068; Tim Bayles 23.287; John McGill 23.385; Erik Nelson 23.460; Jeremy Markle 23.530; Eddie Burgess 23.569; Justin Holland 23.613; Rich Coons 23.665; Kevin Petrucci 23.694; Jeff Heotzler Jr. 24.105; Billy Lowden Jr. 24.429; Chris Stevens 24.447; C.V. Elms 24.576; Doc Young 25.053

 

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