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2002 Schedule/Results
04/06/02 - Edgar Perez
05/25/02 - Bill Wilson
06/29/02 - Mike Carr
07/13/02 - Edgar Perez
07/27/02 - Rob Farley
08/17/02 - Bob Sebrowksi *
08/31/02 - Ralph Savarese
09/21/02 - Aaron Askenback
10/26/02 - Ellis Gray
11/02/02 - Ralph Savarese*
11/09/02 - Tom Dulski*
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* non-points race
2002 Schedule/Results
Quick 4
07/27/02 - Keith Brownlee
09/21/02 - Brian Miller
11/02/02 - Keith Brownlee
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2002 Event 10 winner Tom Dulski
2002 Event 10 winner Tom Dulski

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Official Final Top 10
1 Ralph Savarese 38 *
2 Edgar Perez 37 **
3 Rob Farley (r) 32 *
4 Aaron Askenback 28 *
5 Bill Wilson (r) 24 *
6 John Panuzzo 24
7 Bill Maloney 23
7 Vic Gandhi 23  
9 Jim Kovitch 22
10 Jack Schwarzwalder (r) 20
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2002 Cartek Corvette Challenge Bonus Event

Bob Sebrowski wins Cartek Corvette Challenge "Bonus" Event

John Mackey, runner-up Bob Trieschmann, Bob Sebrowski and Dennis Kazimir On Saturday August 17, 2002 Cartek Corvette Challenge Drivers were not scheduled to come out and race, but to stay home and enjoy the weather. On Thursday, August 15th, however, organizer John Mackey, got the call to schedule a "Bonus" non-points, non-prize, non-cash Cartek Corvette Challenge Event. Mackey sprung to action notifying as many Challenge participants as possible. The result was a hot final where Bob Sebrowski from Kinnelon, NJ took on Bob Trieschmann, of Linden NJ (also associate sponsor Simple Man Racing). Both drivers driving similar version Corvettes in an all-85 Corvette, all-Bob final. Sebrowski dialed 12.18 to Trieschmann's 14.45. Obviously, Sebrowski's car is far from stock and very often bracket raced at Raceway Park. Trieschmann with the head start, took and even bigger one when he rolled out early handing the win to Sebrowski. This is Sebrowski's first Corvette Challenge win though not his first career win as Bob has won other events this year. Sebrowski went on to run 12.214 on his 12.18 dial.

Due to the late notice, we were not able to start a full field as many drivers were not able to attend. However, that did not stop the diehard Corvette racers. Many drivers took opportunity to use this event as tune-up for the next scheduled points event on August 31st, 2002. Tony Pugliese, Jim Kovitch, Bob Trieschmann, John Mackey, Artie Sabatino, Rob Farley, Bob Sebrowski and Ken Rammer were fortunate enough to make the ladder for this event. In attendance were Dennis Kazimir, Rob B., John Panuzzo and Edgar Perez who did not race in the Challenge for varying reasons. Sabatino from Union, NJ and Pugliese made it to the semi-finals and were met there by the two eventual finalists. Sabatino lost to Trieschmann in spite of running a 13.539 on a 13.52 dial as Trieschmann got the better RT and took it to the win. Pugliese from Caldwell, NJ was not as fortunate as starting line issues caused him to run well off his 14.60 dial against Sebrowski.

Track attendance was pretty low and drivers were able to make as many runs as they wanted. Perez, who's car is at The Vette Doctors getting "tweaked", came to the event and ran his 1995 Dakota pick-up truck making 7 runs in 30 minutes and losing to Panuzzo in the "Real Street" class. Because of the light activity at the track and the chance of showers coming, the track elected to start eliminations at 5 PM and were done by 6 PM. Kazimir, was advised by Cartek to not race as they will be looking at his car to inspect an issue that has arisen. Fiori, who come from Newark, DE, brought his EFI wagon to participate in the morning EFI Civil War and participated in the Real Street Class as well. Unfortunately, two other drivers, Bill Martinson and Frank Schear, were on their way to the track when eliminations started and did not make it to the event. Martinson, drove almost three hours from Connecticut only to get to the gate 5 minutes after finals were run. Sorry guys.

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