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Miley edges Frye at Central Pennsylvania

May 25, 2009, 9:03 am
From track reports
Jared Miley (H1) moves past Coleby Frye (F1) at Clearfield. (Todd Battin)
Jared Miley (H1) moves past Coleby Frye (F1) at Clearfield. (Todd Battin)

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (May 24) — Rallying from his 15th starting spot, Jared Miley of South Park, Pa., outdueled Coleby Frye of Dover, Pa., at Central Pennsylvania Speedway to capture Sunday's O'Reilly All Star Series event. The 23-year-old Miley earned $7,000 in a race with lead-swapping duels most of the 50-lap distance. | Slideshow

Frye, who led most of the way, settled for second with 20th-starting Mike Knight of Ripley, N.Y., rallying to finish third ahead of Jeremy Miller of Gettysburg, Pa., and Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills, Pa.

Tim Smith Jr. of McVeytown, Pa., and Dave Hess Jr. of Waterford, Pa., started on the front row with Smith pulled away before a lap-seven caution. Frye moved into contention on the restart, taking over on the 10th lap before he faced pressure from Dan Stone of Thompson, Pa., Stone took the lead on the 20th lap only to see Miley burst into contention to briefly lead on lap 24.

Frye overtook Stone and Miley to get back ahead and began a side-by-side duel with Stone. The next challenger was Miller, who took second from Stone on the 31st lap and brought Miley along for the ride. Frye maintained control as he dealt with lapped traffic before the final yellow appeared on lap 44.

Frye led Miley, Miller and Knight back to the green flag, and the high-running Miley made his winning move with four laps remaining to win the race to the checkered flag.

Notes: Miley's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Colussy Chevrolet, Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic and Brougher's Machine Shop. ... Miley is a two-time Late Model champ at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. ... Tim Murphy went over the first-turn embankment and flipped several times, but he wasn't injured. ... Alan Dellinger, recently suspended by the Crate Late Model Fastrak Racing Series for a year, won the street stock feature. ... The O'Reilly All Stars invade Michigan next weekend with May 29-20 events at Hartford Motor Speedway and Butler Speedway. The Hartford event is co-sanctioned by the Sunoco American Late Model Series.

O’Reilly All Stars @ Central Pennsylvania: (1) Jared Miley, (2) Coleby Frye, (3) Mike Knight, (4) Jeremy Miller, (5) Gregg Satterlee, (6) Rob Blair, (7) Boom Briggs, (8) Denton Boyer, (9) Dave Hess Jr., (10) Keith Barbara, (11) Mike Blose, (12) Waylon Wagner, (13) Rod Conley, (14) Tim Smith Jr., (15) Doug Horton, (16) Devin Friese, (17) Derek Rodkey, (18) Dane Laraway, (19) Alex Ferree, (20) Sam Stile, (21) Dan Stone, (22) Matt Lux, (23) Jason Covert, (24) John Britsky. Fast qualifier (among 46 cars): Briggs, 16.428 seconds. Heat race winners: Briggs, Stone, Miller, Frye. Consolation winners: Wagner, Blair.

Correction: Fixes winner's purse

 
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