WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Kyle Scisco of Jackson avoided an early race accident, raced to the lead on lap nine and powered on to win the 40 Modified stock car feature race at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was the third victory of the 2022 season for the Scisco Kid.
The event started off on a rough note when Eddie McCarthy of Brick and Jackson’s Steven Reed tangled in turns three and four and slammed the guard rail. Both competitors were able to limp their race cars to the pit area before tempers flared between the two race teams. When the dust settled both cars were listed as disqualified on the official rundown.
Once back to action Howell’s Eric Lane was the leader of the test as Scisco soon advanced to second. Scisco was then able to drive in the outside lane to take the lead as Farmingdale’s Tommy Martino, Jr. dove to the inside of Eric Lane to take second. Martino then chased Scisco to the half way mark when a mechanical failure slowed his effort and caused the final caution of the test. At the checker flag is was Scisco, Blake Barney of Jackson, Pine Hill’s Joey Merlino, Tyler Truex of Egg Harbor Township and Holmdel’s Andrew Krause the top five.
“I just have to thank this team every week for giving me a great car,” Scisco said. “When we unloaded the car wasn’t all that good. But (car owner) Steve Ferarra just kept working until we got the car great! He just never gives up!”
Howell’s Kevin Davison raced to victory in the extra distance 50 lapper for the Sportsman cars, fighting off the competition from start to finish. Truex was constantly in Davison’s shadow in this one before finishing second, while Michael Carr of Pt. Pleasant, Jackson’s Jarret DiGiantomasso and Bryan O’Shea of Neptune City completed the top five.
Alonzo Morales of Burlington and Wall’s Sean Vuksanic were winners in twin 25-lap races for the Fast 4 division. Vuksanic, Neptune City’s Ryan Maher, Nicole Razzano of Cookstown and Mike Lavery of Orangeburg, N.Y. completed the top five in the first race. Lavery, Morales, Maher and Ryan Bilello of Neptune wrapped up the top five in the second race.
Tanner Jones of Glen Gardner took the lead near half way and raced to the win in the 20-lapper for the Legend Cars. Brick’s Brian Gardella, Peter Bruno of Little Silver, Waldwick’s Quinn Trimmer and Cody Critelli Howell were second through fifth.
Brick’s Brianna Page became a first time winner in the 25 lapper for the touring TQ Midgets.
Saturday night racing action continues this weekend with the Modifieds battling in three 20 lap main events. Sportsman, Factory Stocks and Legend Cars are also on the schedule with qualifying at 5:00 p.m. and main events at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday night racing continues through early October with schedule details at wallspeedwayracing.com.
Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is email@example.com.
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MODIFIED FEATURE – 40 Laps – 1. KYLE SCISCO, JACKSON, 2. Blake Barney, 3. Joey Merlino, 4. Tyler Truex, 5. Andrew Krause, 6. Derek Hopkinson, 7. Dom Fattaruso, 8. Jake Nelke, 9. Mike Brennan, 10. Tommy Catanzaro, 11. Eric Lane, 12. Tommy Martino, Jr., 13. Kenny Van Wickle, DQ Steven Reed, DQ Eddie McCarthy
SPORTSMAN FEATURE – 50 Laps – 1. KEVIN DAVISON, HOWELL, 2. Tyler Truex, 3. Michael Carr, 4. Jarret DiGiantomasso, 5. Bryan O’Shea, 6. Chris Silvestri, 7. Larry Thompson, 8. Neil Rutt III, 9. Blake Barney, 10. Jimmy Stanger, 11. Kenny Reaves, 12. Teddy Cranmer, 13. Jeff Loesch, 14. Jimmy Wolcott, 15. Tyler Ferris, 16. Ray Fattaruso, 17. Jonathan Laureigh, 18. Greg Gastelu, 19. Dave Bailey, 20. Carsten DiGiantomasso
1ST FAST 4 FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. ALONZO MORALES, BURLINGTON, 2. Sean Vuksanic, 3. Ryan Maher, 4. Nicole Razzano, 5. Mike Lavery, 6. Greg Veil, 7. Billy Pross, 8. Chuck McDonald, 9. Alex Graetz, 10. Ryan Bilello, 11. Ted Olswfski, 12. Travis Schwarz, 13. Logan Fraser
2ND FAST 4 FEATURE – 25 Laps – 1. SEAN VUKSANIC, WALL, 2. Lavery, 3. Morales, 4. Maher, 5. Bilello, 6. Razzano, 7. Graetz, 8. Schwarz, 9. Olswfski, 10. Pross, 11. McDonald, 12. Viel, 13. Fraser
LEGEND CARS FEATURE – 20 Laps – 1. TANNER JONES, GLEN GARDNER, 2. Brian Gardella, 3. Peter Bruno, 4. Quinn Trimmer, 5. Cody Critelli, 6. Joe McGrath, 7. Steve Woytysiak, 8. Phil Bogdan, 9. Roger Nickerson