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Author Topic:   Duck River Speedway Results, June 16
jammin
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posted June 17, 2001 12:04 PM UIN: 16262997
Duck River Speedway, June 16
Last Saturday night David Gentry came up short in the Late Model main event but on this Saturday night, Gentry made a clean sweep by setting quick time at 14.446 then winning the 25 lap main event. The start of the feature saw Gentry and Henry Hanger go side by side for two laps before David could clear the determined Hanger but once in front Gentry would go unchallenged the rest of the way. Hanger stayed close until two laps to go when his racer went up in flames. With a major engine fire under the hood of the Donnie and Jimmy Pogue Later Model, Hanger drove straight for the infield pond(left by Friday evenings downpour) and extinguished the fire himself. The race would go to completion with Allen Carter grabbing another great finish behind Gentry. Two time track champion David Thompson was third with Shannon Davis and Rick Curren taking Top 5 finishes.
Late Model
1) David Gentry
2) Allen Carter
3) David Thompson
4) Shannon Davis
5) Rick Curren
6) Tony Morris
7) Henry Hanger
8) Bo Judge

Gentry would pull off another double by besting a great Open Wheel field that saw a rejuvenated Jeff Ray charge to his best finish of the season. Chad Bone came from seventh to finish third while Mark Haddon and Mark Barnes both had Top 5 finishes. Gentry and Shannon Davis were the heat race winners.
Open Wheel
1) David Gentry
2) Jeff Ray
3) Chad Bone
4) Mark Haddon
5) Mark Barnes
6) Shannon Davis
7) Junior Daniels
8) Jason Maurer
9) Bryan Reed
10) Tommy Davis

David Seibers won his fifth two barrel late model(formerly Claimers) feature event of the season by edging points leader Josh Lunsford with Tim Smith grabbing the third spot. Dwayne Waid and Dean Travis were fourth and fifth. Seibers and Lunsford were heat race winners
2-BBL Late Model
1) David Seibers
2) Josh Lunsford
3) Tim Smith
4) Dwayne Waid
5) Dean Travis
6) Bubba Paul
7) Charlie Cates
8) Jackie Hambrick
9) Brandon Scott
10) Billy Barnett
Clyde Bruce won his second Super Stock main event of the season by holding back a hard charging Jeff Shields. Sheilds started seventeenth and passed 16 racers in only 15 laps to nab the runner-up spot. Heat winner Tash Bruce had his best run of 2001 by taking the third spot in front of Jay George. Rudder Harper came from the rear to finish fifth and give MOPAR three of the top five finishers(1st, 3rd and 5th).Larry Landers won the second eleven car heat race.
Super Stock
1) Clyde Bruce
2) Jeff Sheilds
3) Tash Bruce
4) Jay George
5) Rudder Harper
6) Larry Landers
7) Billy Young
8) Mike Johnson
9) Donnie Gibson
10) Bryan Biddy
Outlaw Pony racer Steve Kennedy won the first four main events of the 2001 season but despite posting eight more top 5 finishes, Kennedy could not get back to victory lane. That is until Saturday night. Kennedy fought back a tenacious Jeff Roberson and Blake Carte to post win number five and his thirteenth Top 5 of the season. Roberson settled for the runner-up spot while Johnny Crowell slipped by Carter for third on the final lap. Bo Owens had his best finish of the year grabbing fifth. Kennedy and Roberson were the heat race victors.
Outlaw Pony
1) Steve Kennedy
2) Jeff Roberson
3) Johnny Crowell
4) Blake Carter
5) Bo Owens
6) Tommy Taylor
7) Terry Whitley
8) Tammy Johnson
9) Dion Gordon
10) Jason Coggins
If you look in the dictionary under "dominance" you just may see a picture of Michael Chumbley as the points leader won his 9th feature of the year and grabbed his fourteenth Top 5 of the year. Both are Speedway bests! Anthony Seibers, Doug Chumbley and Stanley James were second through fourth. David Wallace came from the rear to finish fifth as the veteran has really been strong the last couple of weeks. Michael Chumbley and Gary Reid were the heat winners.
Pure Pony
1) Michael Chumbley
2) Anthony Seibers
3) Doug Chumbley
4) Stanley James
5) David Wallace
6) Gary Reid
7) Tony Gentry
8) Tony Patterson
9) Dudley Rogers
10) Bobby Richardson
Josh Johnson won his heat race then won his first ever feature event topping, Jackie Taylor and Joshua Nichols in the thirteen car Rookie Pony feature. Chance Rogers was heat two winner.
"Rookie" Pony
1) John Johnson
2) Jackie Taylor
3) Joshua Nichols
Racing continues this coming Saturday night (June 23), with Mid Season Championships.


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