Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on June 24, 1967 · Page 7
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Nampa, Idaho
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Saturday, June 24, 1967
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Ifcho Free Press 4 Caldwel! News-Tribune, Saturday, June 24, 1907 - 7 · Kano Free press uaiawen ixews-iriuune, Miujuaj, uuuc Lundgren, Culver Take Tater Cup Leads Win A, B Main Races MERIDIAN - "I just passed them all -- about one car a lap," said Boise's Jerry Lundfren Fr!rty night after his victory in the 35-lap A main event featuring the sixth annual Tater Cup races. By scoring his impressive A main victory over Canadian American Modified Racing Association (CAMRA) driver Al Smith of Victoria, B. C., Lundgren takes a nine-point lead, 82-13, over Chuck Neilzel of Boise into tonight's final bidding for the A class Tater Cup. A crowd of 2,011 witnessed Friday's first session of the CAMRA. racing program, and it was treated toathrillingtriumph by Meridian's Warn Culver over CAMRA's Us May in the B main. By winning, Culver has forged an eight-point lead in the B main over the top Spokane, Wash., driver. Emmett's Basil Beverley leads the C class race towards the cup with 44 points to 36 for McCall's Jim Hardy, Beverley was runner-up in the C main to Payette's Bill Stephan who has garnered only 17 Tater Cup points. Knocked out of his A class Tater Cup title defense was Ron Porter who won a year ago with "Pink Lady", now being driven by Nampa's Ken Hamilton. During Friday's time trials Porter's "Blue Angel" lost the right rear wheel andheslammed the car into the north crash wait He walked away unhurt. Time trials at 7:30 open tonight's program. The A main will be stretched to 50 laps, the B main will be 30 laps, five more than Friday, and the C main 25 laps, also five more than Friday. Gary Brown of Meridian suffered a cracked bone in his collarbone in a spectacular three-car pileup in the C main. His injury is not regarded as too serious. Jim Wanzer's car piled into Keith Applegate's coming out of the No. 2 south turn, tipping Applegate's car on its side. Then Brown drove over one car and finally came to a halt on the north curve, hiving torn his engine loose. Cliff Worthan, a Boise driver who has been leading the regular Meridian C point standings, also was eliminated in the C main when he, like Porter earlier in the trials; lost his right rear wheel. The night's other accident found Gene Hardy running into Earl Powe's car in the second heat race, all of which were 10 laps. Rowe's car received a broken radiator in being put out of commission. Lundgren, who won at Meridian June 10, said, "I never looked back after I passed Smith on about the 20tti lap. I iust drove for what was ahead of me. I must have averaged 62 or 63 miles an hour as I was being clocked in 14.60 seconds around the track." Norm Ellefson, who leads the CAMRA racing circuit In points, finished third behind Lundgren and Smith in the A main. Ellefson is now racing out of Spokane, Wash., where he is in the process of taking out U. S. citizenship papers after having lived in Edmonton, Alfa. His 82 points shot Umdgren into fourth place in the CAMRA standings. He nowhasl72points after being seventh with 90. Ellefson has 506 points as leader followed by Portland's Bob Gregg with 396 and Smith with 392. Neitzel was fourth in the A main, just ahead of Hamilton who started In last position by virtue of cracking this year's best mark during thetimetrials, Hamilton was clocked in :14.05 during the trials, Neitzel in :14.07 and Dindgren in :H.10 as SPORTS Car Racing TATER CUP POINTS A Class - Jerry Lundgron, Boise, 82; Chuck Neitzel, Boise, 73; Ken Hamilton, Nampa, 64; Norm EUefson, Spokane, Wash., 60; Al Smith, Victoria, B.C., 46; Jack Eckman,Ontario, 29; Ralph Moniiay, Vancouver, B.C., 21; DwayncDillon, Nampa, and Bob Neely, Ontario, 20each; Bill Chandler, Meridian, 15. B Class -WarnCulver, Meridian, 21; Les May, Spokane, 13; Bud Gorder, Spokane, and Morrie Fuller, Boise, 12each; Allan Lane, Boise, and Jerry Henfro, Horseshoe Bend, 11 each; Jake Spoor, Emmett, 10; Dalice Chester, Boise, and Ken Kissell, Fruitland, 7 each; Bob Gregg, Portland, Ore. 5. C Class - Basil Beverley, Emmett, 4^; Jim Hardy, McCall, 36; Lloyd Winter, Boise, 20; Gene Hardy, McCall, and Bob Harris, Boise, 19 each; Bill Stephan, Payelte, 17; Bruce Bailey, Boise, Gary Brown, Meridian, and Bob Pooley, Boise, 4 each; Cliff Worthan, Boise, 3, RACE RESUF/TS Time trials: A class-Hamilton 14.05 seconds (new 1967 track record, breaking oirj mars of :14.26 held by Lundgren); B - Gregg :14.53; C _ Jim Hardy :15.19. 1st heat: Stephan, Pooley, Bailey, Dick Sola, Whlley Lawrence, Larry Crump. 2nd heat: Beverly, Brown, Worthan, Winter, Keith Applegate, Nampa; Jim Hardy. 3rd heat: Culver, Gorder, Fuller, Ron Tolsma, Meridian; Jerry Renfro, Dob Stelder, Boise; May. 4lh heat: Lane, Chester, Spoor, Kissell, Gregg, AlCrow- ell, Boisej George Robertson, I^ewlston. 5th heat: Smith. Al Russell. Boise; Dillon, Jim Tipke, Spokane; Neely, BudHoelzle, Boise; Brent Nyborg, Boise. 6th heat: Monluy, Neitzel, Ellefson, Hamilton, Lundgren, Eckman, Chandler, Dick Card, Salt Lake City. A Main: Lundgren, Smith, Ellefson, Neitzel, Hamilton, Neely, D. Dillon, Eckman, Iloel- zle, Chandler, Tipke, Monhay. B Main: Culver, May,J.Hen- fro, Fuller, Gorder, Spoor,Kissell, Gregg, Lane, Crowell, Chester,-Steider. C Main: Stephan, Beverley, Jim Hardy, Gene Hardy, Winter, Bailey, Sola, Crump, Harris, Lawrence. all threetoppedLundgren'sprev- ious mark of :14.26, In Culver's thrilling B main victory, he won by a car-fraction from the outside lane after threatening throughout the race to overtake May on the inside. "Les (May) is too good a driver to let yougetinsldeMm," said Culver. "If you get hirnona long track, you have nochanceof winning. Iwasluckyafterdrlving about 55-60 miles an hour." Payetle's Stephen rc!e out a comfortable lead to win the crash-marred C main over Beverley who drove the No. 55 car usually handled by Larry Welch and Doc Holversnn. Mystic Smudge Takes feature At Ontario ONTARIO -- Mystic Smudge captured the first section of the featured $1,645 Quarterhorse Futurity at Ontario race track Friday night. With Williams up, Mystic Smudge paid $29.60 to. win and coupled with Fearful Boy, who won the fifth race, provided a daily doable payoff of $39.60. Cunningham booted Fearful Boy to victory in the 5-8 mile, $500 claiming race. Sandy's Chic, guided by Maisenbach, snared the night's opening test, a 350-yard event for Grade A and unclassified quarterhorses. Williams rode Balla Bambina to a triumph in the 3-8 mile run for Quarterhorses and thoroughbreds thre* years old and up. Badger Joe, with Comargo up, won first place in the 3-8 mile Appaloosa Invitational Handicap. DRIVING TO A THRILLING victory in the B main event Friday night is Warn Culver in car No. 3. He nosed out Les May in No. 5 to top the B class point race towards the Tafer Cup. (Staff Photos) League Standings CHUCK NEITZEL THESE TWO DRIVERS are the leaders towards the A class Tater Cup. Jerry Lundgren of Boise has 82 points to 73 for Chuck Neitzel of Boise. American League National League Wjn Lost SI. Louis '1 4 1 Chlcooo PillSDurgli ban Francisco Ailanlo Phi'odCphla .. Los Angdts ... Houston 76 NEW York 21 Pel. Ml !s» SO .13? '.Uf .m. .in 3 6 7 ; i 12 15V, Chicago Bcslon Mimtsota Ca:iforn!a Bchlmore Kaisas City .... 31 New York » wash'njlsn ..... 30 I'.-. ri Friday's Ruullt Chicago 9. Houston S PillsDurgh I. Qr.clc.iall I Allonlo '12, New York 4 SI. Louis 3. PIU'udelphM 2 Sen Francisco 7, loi Angeles I Today's PrtbWe Ptlcbin New York IB Show 2-5 and HtiHlty 21 ol Al.'cnlo fLcmes'er 7-1 and Bruce 22], 7, Cay-nlcM Houston (Wilson 1-3 and Cuellar 8-2) al Wcago U«r.VI*.5 « S owl Hands 1-1], 2 Son Frciclsco (Wcrlchol 11-5} at Los Angeles (linger 1-3) Pltlseurgh ISIsk 5-1) ol Cincinnati (Nc laid 5-21, nlcM Philadelphia (L. Jackson 5-71 al SI. Louis [Gibson 8-5), night Ffliar'l Rewlli tic-Stan 1, Cleveland 2 CDlll:rrla 2. Kanscl City 0 New Ycrk 3. Delro'l 1 Wcshlrgbn 3, Ba'Cmort 2 Minr.eso'.a 1, Cti'caoo ft TMn'i Pnrnble piichm Chicago [Felers 9-3) at Mnusola (Bo- soell tl] Co'lfcrnlo (Clark J-4] al Kcrsas City IHasH 14], nlgl! Cleveland ISIebeM (-61 ol Btslon [Rrcrxi*n 2-6), n'oM WasMnglois IPascual 6-l ct Ba'.'imore IPHoebui 5-31. nlghl Detroit (OcYes 1-01 at New York (Peterson H), n'sht Ogden Again Tips Salt Lake, 5-2 OGDEN (UPI) - The Ogden Dodgers collected only two hits but scored four unearned runs for a five to two victory over the Salt Lake City Giants here Friday niglil. It was the second win in a row for the defending Pioneer League champs. The Dodgers s c o r e u three times in the first inning on an error, Run Estes' single, R e d Canada's double and a sacrifice fly by Don Denbow. PHONE 466-7891 or 459-1664 to place your classified ad. 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