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2005 ESTA Track Champions

2005 Class Champions: Front row, l-r: Tim Phelps - Trophy ATV; David Zangari - Sport Compact; Lysa Dolin - Street Trophy; Tim Roberts - Super Pro; Heath Smith - Pro Sled; Jack Vault - Jr. Dragster. Back Row: Darrell Aubin - Pro Bike; Mike LaRose - Pro Sportsman; Jason Richardson - Street Money; Bill Lake - Modified; Jamie Torio - Bike/Sled Trophy.

11•26•2005 We had a great turnout for our 2005 Awards Banquet with over 200 in attendance at The Empire Room to honor the season's points champions and top finishers. It was nice to see so many of the top finishers talk about their season and thank the people that helped them throughout the year. Here is a recap of the evening.

Super Pro
Super Pro was won by Tim Roberts of Lakeport, NY by a mere point over Gene Stankivitz, while Iggy Falcone finished third, only two points from the top spot.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.

6.
7.

9.
10.
Tim Roberts
Gene Stankivitz
Iggy Falcone
Carl Drake Sr.
Eric Bunal
Vince Musolino
Brett Balstra
Chuck Fish
Josh Speck
Tom Belvick
62
61
60
50
50
45
44
44
39
38
-
2
4
1
1
1
1
3
1

Pro Sportsman
Mike LaRose took another Pro Sportsman title with a narrow three point win over Rob Forbes. Steve Doss finished third only four points out.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

8.

10.
Mike LaRose
Rob Forbes
Steve Doss
Eric Sadowski
Bryan Backus
Dave Paterniti
Don Evans
Howard Roberts
Jason Wahl
Todd Lipke
80
77
76
58
54
53
53
48
48
46
2
5
5
1
1
-
2
-
-
1

Pro Bike
New to ESTA this year, Darrell Aubin won the Pro Bike class over Skip Tamburino, while Brian Leary finished third.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Darrell Aubin
Skip Tamburino
Brian Leary
Steve D'Alonzo
Jim Collins
Jeff Strickler
Lynn Major
Floyd Appleby
Jeff Taylor
Tracy Stanley
56
52
46
34
31
29
27
22
21
19
4
1
1
1
1
3
2
1

Pro Sled
Past Jr. Dragster champ
Heath Smith won the Pro Sled class in his first full year of competition in this class as he outlasted 5-time champ Kevin Wuest who finished second. Jeff DeSellems took the third place position.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

9.
10.
Heath Smith
Kevin Wuest
Jeff DeSellems
Steve Lupinski
Jim Muth
Sudsy Eastman
Dennis Boston
Jeff Cerio
Jamie Torio
Nick Grevelding
Ron Smith
74
68
59
50
45
40
39
39
36
35
35
5
4
3
-
1
-
-
2
-
-
1

Sport Compact
Dave Zangari won the Sport Compact class over Mark Dolin. Earl Snyder and Jason Theisen tied for the third place spot.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
David Zangari
Mark Dolin Jr.
Earl Snyder
Jason Theisen
Rudy Suarez
Anthony Zangari
Mark Dolin Sr.
Scott Canfield
Janet Strickler
Doral Short
62
58
57
57
37
32
30
28
25
18
6
3
2
3
-
1
-
1
1
1

Street Money
Jason Richardson won the Street Money class with a 24 point margin over Travis Piersall who finished second and Don Austin in third.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Jason Richardson
Travis Piersall
Don Austin
Anthony Rotolo
Klaus Dieroff
Dick Aversa
Dave Kacuba
Anthony Zangari
Keith Granholm
John Cira Jr.
85
61
54
53
38
37
28
27
25
23
6
2
-
4
2
-
-
2
-
1

Modified
Modified was won by Bill Lake while Ken Miller finished second and Bill Wyatt and Scott Smithler tied for the third spot.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.

5.
6.

8.

10.
Bill Lake
Ken Miller
Bill Wyatt
Scott Smithler
Tony Arcadi
Billy Caprara
Eddie Reilly
Al Clark Sr.
Alan Skurpski
Brian Jennings
Ken Taylor
49
42
30
30
23
22
22
21
21
20
20
4
3
1
-
2
2
-
-
1
-
1

Jr. Dragster
Jack Vault won his fourth Jr. Dragster crown over last year's champ Matt Bunal. Nicole Woodcock finished third.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Jack Vault
Matt Bunal
Nicole Woodcock
Justin Hardman
Mike Phelps
Samantha Wilson
Rebecca Searles
Gary Wilson Jr.
Morgan Bunal
Brittany Carter
Nick Stephens
81
71
47
46
44
43
42
38
37
34
34
7
4
2
1
1
-
-
-
-
1
1

Street Trophy
Rookie
Lysa Dolin won the Street Trophy class title with a one point margin over second place finisher Carl Askenback. T.J. Ranucci finished third, only three points out.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

8.
9.
10.
Lysa Dolin
Carl Askenback
T.J. Ranucci
Ricky Debiew
Mark Dolin Sr.
Dom LoBasco
Joe Bird
Steve Mosca
Peter Stockton
Mike Wilson
Paul LaPointe
41
40
38
26
20
16
16
11
10
9
9
2
6
2
-
3
1
1
1
-
-
2

Bike/Sled Trophy
Jamie Torio made it two in a row as he scored the Bike/Sled Trophy title over Bette Jo Muth. Darrell Aubin finished third.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

10.
Jamie Torio
Bette Jo Muth
Darrell Aubin
Mike Doran
Chad Bourgeois
Skip Tamburino
Jeff Taylor
George Brown
Todd Bruggeman
Cory Monk
56
43
39
24
21
18
14
12
12
10
6
3
2
2
1

Trophy ATV
Tim Phelps took the Trophy ATV class title with a large sixteen point margin over second place finisher Ross Oder. Derek Eastman finished third.

Pos. Driver Pts. Wins
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Tim Phelps
Ross Oder
Derek Eastman
Ryan Staring
Scott Sternberg
Steve Clark
34
16
12
11
4
3
NA

 

Also, Colleen DeSalvo was given a gift certificate by the Drag Racing Action Group (D.R.A.G.) for her help with selling 50/50 tickets. We want to thank everyone that came out to the track and the banquet for making this an enjoyable season. Have a safe and happy holiday season and we'll see you in the spring.

-- Pete DeSalvo, Jr.

 

ESTA Special Awards

Most Improved:
Ken Miller

Mr. Bracket Racer:
Jason Richardson

Rookie of the Year:
Lysa Dolin

Sportsmanship:
Bob Mayers

Best Engineered Vehicle:
Josh Speck

Best Appearing Vehicle:
Nicole Woodcock

Best Appearing Crew:
Wahl Racing

Special Service Award:
Todd Touhey

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