Pittsburgh Pa. Motor Speedway
Satterlee captures opener at Pittsburgher
IMPERIAL, Pa. (Sept. 16) — Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills, Pa., overtook race-long leader and polesitter Dennis Lunger of Corry, Pa., with six laps remaining Friday at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway to win the tuneup for the weekend's Pittsburgher. | Slideshow
The fifth-starting Satterlee raced to a $2,000 victory in the co-sanctioned event, the first of his career on the UFO Race Championship and third with the Northern Tier United Late Model Series.
Jared Miley of South Park, Pa., who started alongside Satterlee on the third row, finished second in the 33-lap feature. Third-starting Steve Baker of Morgantown, W.Va., was third while Lynn Geisler of Cranberry Township, Pa., rallied from deep in the field to finish fourth. Brian Ruhlman of Clarklake, Mich., rounded out the top five.
Pittsburgher tuneup: (1) Gregg Satterlee, (2) Jared Miley, (3) Steve Baker, (4) Lynn Geisler, (5) Brian Ruhlman, (6) Dennis Lunger, (7) Mike Norris, (8) Michael Davis, (9) Jim Stephan, (10) Garrett Krummert, (11) Keith Barbara, (12) Jared Hawkins, (13) Jacob Hawkins, (14) Jim Lepro, (15) Brandon Burgoon, (16) Tony Musolino, (17) Daryl Charlier, (18) Mike Johnson, (19) Davey Johnson, (20) Alex Ferree, (21) Ben Miley, (22) Dave Hess Jr., (24) John Mollick. Heat race winners (among 39 cars): Krummert, Davis, Baker, Matt Lux. Consolation winners: Brandon Burgoon, Alex Ferree.
Correction: Fixes lap of winning pass.