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|SELF SERVICE Cumberlands Greg Honeycutt swept FTD both days and found the time to repair an exhaust header leak on his 1986 Reynard Ford. ||AUDI NATION Old School Audi owners from Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey compared notes and war stories on a two day outing to the Maryland mountains. |
|How Sweet It Is! |
Honeycutt Slices Through Sizzler
WILEY FORD, WV Cumberland racer Greg Honeycutt enjoyed the sweet taste of victory at the Summer Sizzler Airport Autocross and became the first driver in 2005 to score a double FTD (Fast Time Of The Day), sweeping both days of the fourth stop in the Miller Lite Cumberland Airport Autocross Series.
On Saturday, FTD was hotly contested between the Reynard Formula Ford 2000 cars of Honeycutt and two-time Cumberland FTD winner John Felten, with Honeycutt winning by a scant .090 seconds. Matt Felten completed the Reynard podium sweep 1.3 seconds back. Fourth went to popular Eldersburg driver Dennis Howards Porsche 996. First time Cumberland entrant Peter Gizmo of Kensington, MD rounded out the Top Five in his sinister silver and black Honda S2000.
Sundays FTD battle came down to Honeycutt and the younger Felten, with Honeycutt using a make-good run at the end of his session to grab the top spot under slightly cooler conditions. Howard was third and John Felten fourth. Fifth place overall went to Eric Coffmans flying blue AS class Subaru WRX sti from Uniontown, PA.
The event hosted 166 entries from seven states, including appearances from the East Coast Old School Audi Gathering, Mini of Washington and the Capital Area Cobra Club.
European rally racer Pavel Kral from Prague, Czechoslovakia also made a guest appearance in the two-day meet, winning C Stock both days. Cumberlands AP Thunder Class honors were split for the weekend between the Cobras of Wade Chamberlain and Scott Harrison.
Double winners in contested classes for the weekend included Honeycutt in BMod, Howard in SS, Meg Ellis (ES Miata), Dave Williams (CSP Porsche), Mark Boggs (DSP Porsche), Tink Phillips (ESP Mustang), Jim Harris (STX Mini Cooper S) and Mike McCagh (SM2 Corvette).
Top local 25 local finishers on Saturday included Honeycutt, John and Matt Felten, McCagh 8th, Steve Hotckiss (AS Corvette) 12th, Pete Harrison (AS Honda) 17th, Fred Pfieffer (DM Porsche) 18th, and Boggs 21st.
Sunday local Top 25 included Honeycutt, Matt and John Felten, McCagh 8th, Hotchkiss 11th, Boggs 14th, Harrison 16th, Phillips 19th, Shawn Miller (SM Trans Am) 22nd, Williams 23rd, and Steve Wilson (ASP Porsche) 25th.
Local contested class winners included Buddy Haines (BS Nissan Saturday), John Lyon (BS Nissan Sunday), Steve Wilson (ASP Sunday), Fred Pfeiffer III (DM Saturday), Scott Pfeiffer (DM Porsche Sunday).
Registration is now open for the September Harvest Moon and October Pumpkin Carve Miller Liter Cumberland Airport Autocross Series events and can be downloaded at www.nationalroadrally.com/miller_series.html.
Saturday Overall PDF
Saturday Overall HTM
Saturday Class PDF
Saturday Class HTM
Saturday PAX PDF
Saturday PAX HTM
Sunday Overall PDF
Sunday Overall HTM
Sunday Class PDF
Sunday Class HTM
Sunday PAX PDF
Sunday PAX HTM
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|HISTORY HILL A growing Cumberland Airport autocross pop-up village spreads out against the backdrop of the famous hill that once held thousands of race fans. ||JOE MINI Joe Austins well traveled SCCA HS Class Mini made a stop at the Summer Sizzler and came away with Saturday class honors and 20th overall for his effort. |