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Author Topic:   North Alabama Speedway results from Friday, April 20
jammin
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posted April 21, 2001 03:27 PM UIN: 16262997
North Alabama Speedway results from Friday, April 20

Corinth, Mississippi's, Mark Sartain picked up his second feature win
of the 2001 campaign and took over the point lead from Chris Ragan who
experienced problems on the first lap of the feature event.
Fastest qualifier, William Burns set quick time at 14.723 then jumped
out front early and led until lap three when fourth starting Chris Tays
assumed the point and led for three laps before Sartain wrestled the
lead away. Sartain could only manage seventh quickest during time trials
but when the green flag was unfurled the young charger was quickly on
the move. Mark was sixth after one lap, fifth after lap two then climbed
to fourth on lap three. Lap four saw the new point leader take the
runner-up spot then took control on lap six and led the final 19 laps to
the checkered flag. Ricky Steen ran a strong second just in front of
Jamie Flanagan and Jason Steele. Joey McKinney rounded out the Top 5.
Late Models
1) Mark Sartain
2) Ricky Steen
3) Jamie Flannagan
4) Jason Steele
5) Joey McKinney
6) William Burns
7) Les Howell
8) Mark Patton
9) Craig Dunavon
10) Teddy Burcham

The Open Wheel class had a "keep it in the family" theme as last weeks
winner Jason Sullivan saw his father in law, Nick Hart pick up his first
victory of the year at NAS. Hart started seventh and took twelve laps to
move around early leaders, Mike Brassman and Randy Todd. Hart then led
the final eight circuits to garner the win. Todd finished a close second
with heat winner Brassman third, Jeremy Morris fourth and heat winner
Henry Hanger fifth. Points leader Steve Reed settled for sixth. Last
weeks winner Jason Sullivan experienced problems in his heat race.
Open Wheel Modifieds
1) Nick Hart
2) Randy Todd
3) Mike Brassman
4) Jeremy Morris
5) Henry Hanger

Terry Johns became the fourth different Renegade Class winner in only
five events in 2001. Johns took the lead from point leader Dwayne
Parsons on lap three then lead the final 13 rounds to grab the win.
Roger Brewer grabbed the place position and Allen Naylor took the show
spot. Parsons and Tim Nash were the heat race winners.
Renegade
1) Terry Johns
2) Roger Brewer
3) Allen Naylor
4) Dexter Rogers
5) Doug Cross

Street Stock points leader, Len ****s became the first driver at North
Alabama Speedway to win three features in a row. ****s won his heat race
then topped heat winner Mike Harris and Lynn Wallace. Will Guimarin
making his first start of the season was fourth with Jerry Brumbley
fifth in the 18 car Street stock field.
Street Stock
1) Len ****s
2) Mike Harris
3) Lynn Wallace
4) Will Guimarin
5) Jerry Brumbley

Tommy Wallace finished a strong second last week then came back to grab
the heat race win and lead all 12 laps of the feature event this week
and pick up his first win of the season. Three time winner Shane Parker
was a very close runner-up and Cotton James finished third.
Mini Stocks
1) Tommy Wallace
2) Shane Parker
3) Cotton James
4) Logan Mize
5) Robert Holden

Racing continues this coming Friday night with a special $1,500 to win
Late Model show that will feature SAS rules for this show only!


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