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NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND TO DETERMINE FIVE SERIES TITLES OVER TWO DAYS OF RACING.ACTION SET TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH.SOUTHERN TIER 100 TO DECIDE RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY.

 

ALL TIME SOUTHERN TIER 100 WINNERS LIST

 

1964      

Area business owner (Donís Automotive Mall) Don Beagell, Jr. is the all time leader win Southern Tier 100 wins with five.His brother Roger also won the event in 1969.

 

The race was not run between the years of 1983-1988.The 1995 and 1996 versions of this event were the only 200 lap events ever held at Five Mile Point Speedway.

 
Kenny Meahl

1965       DeForest Chalker††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††

1966       Chuck Akulis

1967       Don Beagell

1968       Dave Kneisel

1969       Roger Beagell

1970       Don Beagell

1971       Don Beagell

1972       Gerald Chamberlain

1973       Stan Ploski

1974       Sammy Beavers

1975      

Notable Facts entering this Saturdayís Southern Tier 100

 

This yearís race will take on added importance as it will determine the first Race of Champions Dirt Modified Tour overall Champion.Current series point leader Bobby Varin has never won at Five Mile Point Speedway.Mitch Gibbs is currently second in series points and shares the Five Mile Point Speedway single season victory record with Chuck Akulis.Gibbs is the defending Southern Tier 100 winner.In three starts at Five Mile Point Speedway this season Gibbs won twice and finished second once.Brian Weaver earned his first ever Five Mile Point Speedway Track Championship this year and won the Race of Champions Dirt 75 at Five Mile Point back on July 13th.Weaver will be looking for his first ever Southern Tier 100 win.

 

Both Jack Johnson and Mike Colsten will be looking to earn their 3rd Southern Tier 100 victories.Ronnie Johnson (son of Jack Johnson) is currently 5th in Race of Champions overall Dirt points and will be making his first Five Mile Point Speedway start. Five Mile Point regular Jim Crawn and Danny Johnson will both be gunning for their second Southern Tier 100 wins.Johnson finished second behind Gibbs in his only 2005 FMP start.

 

 

 
Don Beagell

1976       Jack Johnson

1977       Chuck Akulis

1978       Kenny Brightbill

1979       Jack Johnson††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1980       Chuck Akulis

1981       Carl Reynolds

1982       Alan Johnson

1989       Jim Mahaney

1990       Mike Colsten

1991       Danny Johnson

1992       Billy Decker††

1993       Mike Colsten

1994       Brett Hearn††

1995       Bob McCreadie†††††††††

1996       Brett Hearn††

1997       Billy Decker††

1998       Jim Crawn†††††

1999       Dave Rosa†††††

2000       Brian Davis†††

2001       Kirk Horton††

2002       Mitch Gibbs††

2003       Mike Clapperton††††††

2004       Mitch Gibbs†† †††††††††††