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posted June 17, 2001 12:00 PM UIN: 16262997
Sprint Car Results

Carcount: 17

Heat Winners: Henry Gustavus, Eddie Gallagher

Feature Results: 1)Eddie Gallagher 2)Henry Gustavus 3)Raymond Stull 4)Dale Howard 5)Mike Ward 6)Bryce Vowan 7)Sonny Sayre 8)Josh Baker 9)Paul Sides 10)Mitch Williams 11)Shorty Chambliss 12)Josh Howard 13)Eric Lee 14)DJ Masner 15)Kenny Coke DNS: Kevin Gault, Jeff Buckner

Gallagher showed again why he is currently the hottest driver in Memphis area tonight at MMP. He picked up another feature win in convincing fashion leading flag to flag. The real battle was for second as Gustavus, Stull, and Dale Howard sliced and diced around the bottom of the extremely dry 1/4 mile. At the line Gallagher was followed by Gustavus, Stull, and Howard. After tonight's event, one has to start to wonder is a bounty in order for Gallagher at MMP?

Modified Results

Carcount: 14

Heat Winners: Mark Brandon, Tim Sawyer

Feature Results: 1)Mark Brandon 2)Ben Reid 3)Tommy Ray 4)John Howard 5)Pete Lavelle 6)Ricky Vandergriff 7)Howard Kimbrough 8)Tim Sawyer 9)Murray Vaughn

Mark Brandon led flag to flag in the modified feature. Similar to the sprint car feature the battle for second was the best in this class as Reid and Ray duked it out with Reid having the slim edge at the line. Howard rallied from an early stop on the track to come home 4th.

Hobby Stock Results

Carcount: 14

Heat Winners: Ronnie Brown, Danny Christianson

Feature Results: 1)Nate Brown 2)Dennis Shephard 3)Carl Brown 4)Wimp Gatlin 5)Danny Moore 6)Don Brown 7)Danny Christianson 8)James Fincher 9)Mike Moermon 10) 03-?

Ronnie Brown jumped to the early lead in this one and would hold it for two laps before a caution came out. During the caution Brown headed to the pits to fix a flat. He rejoined the field at the tail handing Christianson the lead. On lap 3 Nate Brown would get by Christianson for the lead. All the while Ronnie Brown continued to work his way back through the field. On approximately lap 9 Don Brown and Ronnie Brown made contact sending Ronnie spinning into the front stretch wall. In what could be deemed the "Pathetic Redneck Racing" move of the night Ronnie jumped out of his car with a sledge hammer and went after Don Brown's car. Fireman, Doug Jolly was able to contain Ronnie and with the help of security Ronnie was escorted back to his trailer. All of this overshadowed Nate Brown's first feature win as he made his return to the hobby class.

Mini Stocks

Carcount: 19

Heat Winners: Mike Campbell, Bud Ward, Jamie Hard

Feature Results: 1)Mike Campbell 2)Bud Ward 3)Greg Fisher 4)Eddie Woods 5)25-? 6)Richard Smith 7)Martha Woods 8)Britni Swindell 9)Ronnie Crowder 10)Roy Webb 11)Wayne Bozarth 12)8-? 13)Robert Stephens

Mike Campbell was finally able to end Bud Ward's win streak as he took the win in the mighty mini's feature event. Ron Hubbard flipped early in the feature, but he was unharmed and was able to drive his car away.

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