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Topic: Tudy Jackson Takes First Novice Win At Pike County
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posted June 24, 2001 09:45 AM
Tudy Jackson Takes First Novice Win
Sue DuRoy June 23, 2001 Pike County Speedway
Jamie McClendon and Scotty Case took the street stock heat wins.
McClendon took the lead as the field took the green out of four. By turn two
McClendon, Matthew Simeon and Scotty Case had a three wide battle going for
first. McClendon hung on to the lead followed by Case. In turn two Simeon and
Case side by side made contact. Simeon was credited with the yellow and sent
to the rear on the restart. Lap after lap Case tried to get a nose under
McClendon, but McClendon held him off and went on to take the win. On the
last lap Tommy Cannon in his Thunder Chicken took second from Case. Case
finished third, Randy Jamison finished fourth and Carl Bougeois fifth.
Billy McDaniels earned the pole for the pure stock feature when he
shared heat wins with Scott Womack. McDaniels took the lead on the start and
led every lap from green to checkered and scored the win. Ryan Whitehead
while running fifth pulled into the infield. Zane Barcelona moved up to take
second, followed by Michael Barfield, Justin Bowman, and Leonard Barrilleaux.
Ricky Begnaud and Davin Bates took the UMP heat wins. Bates in the lead
on the start had his hands full the entire race with Scott Holt. These two
cars switched positions about 15 times. Holt would get under Bates and get a
nose ahead then Bates would get under Holt and get a nose ahead. These two
really put on a show. Bates took the win over Holt and Ricky Begnaud that ran
right behind these two battling for the lead the whole race just waiting for
them to slip. Burkhaulter took fourth and rounding out the top five was
Daniel Boyd who has been coming on strong since moving to UMP.
Billy Gordon and Charles Sibley took top honors in super stock heats. AS
the green flag waved Donald Collins had the lead. As he slipped further away
Robert Moral and Billy Gordon battled lap after lap for second. First Gordon
would get second then Moral would get second. When the checkered fell it was
Collins first, Moral second, Billy Gordon third, Joey Humphreys fourth and
Tim Thornton fifth.
On the start of the novice Stephen Polk and Joel Brown battled for the
lead. Polk got the lead. Brown did a 360 in turn two while running second and
fell back to eight. Tudy Jackson moved to second and Austin Butler to third.
Austin Butler battled with Jackson for second then with Polk for the lead and
spun earning trip to the rear. On the restart it was Polk, Chambliss, and
Jackson top three. Gordon McDaniel blasted by everyone and took the lead.
Polk went in the infield with a flat, Chambliss spun out. On the restart it
was McDaniels and Jackson. McDaniels spun and this handed the lead to Tudy
Jackson who went on to win his first feature win. Robert Petit second, Jerry
Arnold started 14th and finished third, Dallas Grise fourth, and fifth went
to Heath Chambliss. Heat winners were Heath Chambliss and Joel Brown.
Rodney Sheridan, Raymond Taylor and Chris Wall took the heat wins in
Late Models. Chris Wall took the lead on the start followed by Rodney
Sheridan . Sheridan spun causing the first of many cautions. On the restart
Chris Wall led the 18 car field. Wall led every lap except the most important
one the last one. Larry Riter had worked his way to second And on the last
lap took over the lead from Wall. Riter took his first win of the 2001
season. Wall took second. Jason Polite third, Ricky May fourth and Raymond