Story By: CODY MANMILLER / SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES – SWEDESBORO, NJ – Joe Toth sliced through the field from 12th, ran down race leader Brian Papiez and made the winning slider in lapped traffic with just two laps to go after exchanging slide jobs to capture the 25-lap Crate 602 Sportsman feature win worth $1,500.
Newtown, Pa.’s Toth, who leads the Belmont’s Garage South Region standings, beat Papiez, Tom Sherby, Matt Ellery and Steve Davis.
A healthy field of 42 STSS Crate 602 Sportsman registered for competition.
South Region Round No. 3 Crate 602 Sportsman Feature Finish (25 laps): JOE TOTH, Brian Papiez, Thomas Sherby, Matt Ellery, Steve Davis, Ryan Godown Jr., Scott Hitchens, Stephen Kemery, Ethan Bill, Sam Martz, Jr., Sean Weiss, Dylan Swinehart, Steven Yankowski, Tom Princiotta, Eric Kormann, Will Dupree, Tom Moore, Jr., Thomas Prychka, Matt Yoder, Nick Van Wickle, Rick Wegner, Jr., Brian Rogers, Ethan Young, Billy Chester, Greg Humlhanz, Michael Ballestero, Ryan Simmons
Did Not Qualify: David Burns, Bob Lineman Jr., Brian Hughes, Michael White, Adam White, Bubba McPhee, Logan Bauman, Dan Fleming, Jason Musser, Colby Steele, Matthew Luzi, John Scarpati Jr., Will Protinick, Logan Watt, Daniel Hulmes
Accurate Collision Halfway Leader Bonus ($100): Brian Papiez
American Racer/Lias Tire Bonus (FREE Tire Certificate): Scott Hitchens (seventh)
Beyea Custom Headers Redraw Bonus ($25): Joe Toth (Redrew 12th)
Belmont’s Garage First Non-Qualifier Bonus ($100): David Burns
Belmont’s Garage Hard Charger Bonus ($100): Ethan Bill (22nd to ninth)
Fastline Performance Bonuses ($100 Certificates): Brian Papiez (second) & Dylan Swinehart (12th)