Scharf Racing

2006 News


Riverside Raceway (9/9/06) - Fritz had one of his best nights of the year on Fan Appreciation Night at Riverside Raceway. Nine Street Stocks showed up. Fritz won his heat race and finished second in the feature.


Riverside Raceway (9/3/06) - Fritz had a great handling car in the Street Stock heat race which he won. The car was very loose in the feature, however. Fritz finished third.

Adventure Mountain Speedway (9/2/06) - Fritz claimed his 15th Street Stock championship and his first championship at Adventure Mountain. Fritz won a heat race and finished third in the other. Fritz drew the front row of the feature and finished in second.

Riverside Raceway (8/29/06) -

A total of 16 Street Stocks showed up for the Eagle River 30 WISSOTA Street Stock special. Fritz finished 4th in his heat. The feature ran all 16 cars with Fritz starting back in the 12th position. He stayed out of trouble during the race which put several other competitors to the back or out of the race completely. By the time the checkered flag fell Fritz had moved up to third place.


TNT Speedway (8/26/06) - Fritz started on the front row of the nine car heat race and held on for his first win at TNT this year. Fritz started on the pole of the feature held the lead early, lost it for a few laps, and reclaimed it a few laps later. Unfortunately Fritz tangled with another car when bringing out a yellow. Fritz pulled off the track and was scored in 8th.

Riverside Raceway (8/22/06) - Fritz finished 6th in the Street Stock heat and 3rd in the feature.


TNT Speedway (8/19/06) - Fritz finished fifth of out nine cars in his Street Stock heat and finished fouth in the feature.

Adventure Mountain Speedway (8/18/06) - Fritz had another solid run at Adventure Mountain winning one heat and finishing third in the other. In the feature Fritz finished second after starting on the pole.

Riverside Raceway (8/15/06) - With the motor problems fixed and better draws Fritz had a much more enjoyable night of racing at Riverside this week. He started third in his heat and finished second. In the feature Fritz started on the pole and finished second in a nine car field.


Adventure Mountain Speedway (8/11/06) - It was a double feature night again as the last features were rained out. In the first feature Fritz couldn't make much progress and finished 5th after starting 6th. The distributor gear broke at the start of the heat race forcing Fritz to pull out of the race. Fritz was able to fix the car for the second Street Stock feature. He jumped into the lead from the front row and stayed there until the last corner of the last lap, losing by less than a car length. The apparent winner was disqualified because of an illegal right rear tire, giving Fritz another feature win. He is the Street Stock point leader at Adventure Mountain.

Riverside Raceway (8/8/06) - A combination of motor and handling problems kept Fritz from making any progress in the Street Stock events. He finished 8th in the first heat, 7th in the second heat and 7th in the feature.


Adventure Mountain Speedway (7/28/06) - Fritz finished third in the first Street Stock heat but rain ended the night early before the second heat and feature could be run.


TNT Speedway (7/15/06) - Fritz made his first trip to TNT Speedway this year. It was a dry, dusty night of racing. Fritz finished 4th in his Street Stock heat. In the feature Fritz pulled out with a flat tire with about five laps to go which was scored as a 4th place finish.

Adventure Mountain Speedway (7/14/06) - It was a double feature night because last week's features were canceled due to guardrail damage. In the first Street Stock feature Fritz was only able to work his way up to third. He started on the pole of the heat and won. Fritz started on the outside front row of the second feature and led every lap to claim his second feature win of the year. He leads the Street Stock points.


Riverside Raceway (7/4/06) - Tate raced for the first time in nearly two years. He started 3rd in the Street Stock heat but fell to a 6th place finish. Tate started the feature in 6th and moved up one position to finish 5th out of 8 cars.


Adventure Mountain Speedway (6/30/06) - Fritz raced his Monte Carlo for the first time at Greenland this year. He started on the outside front row of the heat race and lead every lap. Fritz started near the back of the second heat race. He was send to the back early in the race after bumping another car. A couple laps later Fritz slowed down for a yellow flag on the back stretch when a car spun. Unfortunately the flag was pulled in and the race stayed green when the spinning car started racing again. Fritz finished fourth. The Street Stock feature was canceled due to a Pure Stock feature wreck which tore down the front stretch guardrail.

Riverside Raceway (6/26/06) - Rainout. Fritz started second in his heat and finished fourth. Rain fell before all of the heats were finished so no points were awarded for any events.


Adventure Mountain Speedway (6/16/06) - Fritz raced Neal Slizewski's Monte Carlo again. Fritz started in the front of the Street Stock heat race and collected his first heat win of the year. Fritz lead much of the feature but was eventually passed near the end of the race and went on to finish second.


Adventure Mountain Speedway (6/2/06) - Fritz started out the 2006 season with the Monte Carlo he sold to Neal Slizewski earlier this year. Fritz drew the pole of the first Street Stock heat and he opened up a big lead early in the race. Unfortunately a yellow flag eliminated that advantage and Fritz eventually finished 2nd. In the next heat race he started near the back and worked his way up to a 3rd place finish. Fritz drew the pole of the feature where he stayed up front and went on to claim his first victory of the year.

2006 Wins
  Heat Feat # nights
Fritz 8 3 18
Tate 0 0 1