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posted April 23, 2001 09:03 PM
Talladega Short Track News Release
Results Friday Night April 20th
Mike Head Wins Opening Hardcore Weekend Event
Friday night racing Hardcore Weekend racing activity began with a new track
record for World Of Outlaw Sprint Cars and a strong regional field of Super
Late Models on hand for a great evening of racing. The Kilpatrick Chevrolet
Super Late Models put on a great show by virtue of drawing and running heat
races with some 40 strong Kilpatrick Chevrolet Super Late Models on hand.
For one of the first times ever the Super Late Models truly got to show a
record TST crowd what a great show they can put on. Four heats were ran with
Danny Peoples claiming heat # 1 from 3rd starting position and Mike Head
claiming heat #2 from 3rd starting position. Bobby Turner and John Jones
also won their respective heats.
The main event would see Head jump to an early lead and never look back in
the $2,000 to win 25-lap Championship event. Danny Peoples ran a strong
second followed by John Jones, Bo Shirley in his Chip Vineyard racer, James
Cline, and Bobby Turner in fifth. Head of Ellenwood, Georgia was driving his
Woodstock Auto Exchange GRT Hatfield powered Monte Carlo.
Rounding out the top ten were Shane Clanton, Ross Martin, Kelly Hanvey,
Scott Dedwylder, and Jimmy Hudgins.
The remainder of the field included Stacy Holmes, Ronnie Norton, Bubba
Lackey, Tim Roszell, Jeff Walker, Cale Bilbrey, Larry Boutwell, Joe
Armistead Jr, Dwayne Oakley, Lance Johnson, Earl Smith, Stan Amacher, and
"The King of the Outlaws" Steve Kinser went flag to flag riding the rim to
take the 30 lap WoO Main Event. Fast time for the World of Outlaws was a
10.98 by "The Hurricane" Randy Hannigan. The old track record was shattered
by more than two seconds.
Talladega Short Track News Release
Results Saturday Night April 21st
Terrance Nowell Gets First Ever TST Victory!
A record crowd of over 9,000 fans witnessed the World of Outlaws and
Kilpatrick Chevrolet Super Late Models get it on at "The Hornet's Nest" of
Talladega Short Track. The Super Late Model division would once again draw
and run crowd heat races for the fans. Action would see three heat races run
for the evening and none other that the living legend himself Red Farmer
from Hueytown, Alabama would win the first heat and start on the pole for
the 25 lap main event. Terrance Nowell would claim the second heat win and
Birmingham's Chris Mullinax would win heat number three to claim the third
The 25 lap $2,000 to win main event would have Phenix City, Alabama's
Terrance Nowell earn his first ever TST win in front of huge crowd on Pepsi
Hardcore Weekend. Nowell winner of heat #2 would jump to an early lead with
pole sitter Red Farmer falling back. Nowell in his Clarence's Truck Repair
sponsored Draime powered Warrior Monte Carlo would go flag to flag using the
high side of the speedway holding off numerous charges from veteran ace
James Cline. Mike Head finished third followed by Vossburg, Mississippi's
Scott Dedwylder, and Chris Mullinax in fifth.
Rounding out the top were Red Farmer, Danny Peoples, Stacy Holmes, and Don
Farmer. Completing the remainder of the starting field were Josh Atkins, Tim
Roszell, Ronnie Norton, Bobby Turner, and Greg Skinner in fifteenth. The
final finishers were Larry Boutwell, Jimmy Hudjins, Bubba Lackey, Stan
Amacher, Ben Howell, Keith Hayes, Ted Lackey, Lance Johnson, and Earl Smith.
Mark Kinser won the World of Outlaws Sprint car main event as he took the
lead from cousin Steve Kinser on lap 35 of the 40 lap main event to claim
the $20,000 victory. Following Mark Kinser across the stripe were Tim
Shaffer, Steve Kinser, Danny Lasoski, and California's Brad Furr in fifth in
the wild event.
Talladega Short Track will host a Full Racing Program this Saturday night
with all divisions in action. For additional information please call the
TST event hotline at 256-831-1413.