Villwock edges David in Gold Cup qualifying

From Herald news services July 11, 2009 

DETROIT -- Dave Villwock drove the U-16 Miss Elam Plus to the top qualifying speed of 158.098 mph during the 100th running of the APBA Gold Cup in Detroit.

Villwock's speed just barely beat out Steve David in the U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto at 157.379.

The U-3 Miss Chrysler Jeep and driver Jimmy King have yet to qualify.

Heat racing begins today with the winner-take-all final set for Sunday.

Dave Villwock, U-16 Miss Elam Plus, 158.098 mph

Steve David, U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto, 157.379

Jeff Bernard, U-5, 154.022

J. Michael Kelly, U-7 Graham Trucking, 151.992

Kip Brown, U-17 Our Gang Racing, 149.763

J.W. Myers, U-37 Miss DY, 149.349

Greg Hopp, U-100 Leland Unlimited, 148.424

Brian Perkins, U-48 Miss Albert Lee, 143.851

Ken Muscatel, U-25 Superior Racing, 139.380

Mike Webster, U-22 Matrix System Automotive, 138.060.

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