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jammin
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posted August 11, 2001 09:50 AM UIN: 16262997
Wilks Makes it Two in a Row
Sue DuRoy August 10, 2001 Baton Rouge Raceway
Bo Garig and Zane Barcelona shared the heat wins for pure stock.
Barcelona on the pole Garig on the outside ran wheel to wheel for the lead,
by turn three Garig pulled into the lead. Yellow flew when Rodney Ravencraft
did a 360 under the flagstand. On the restart Garig, Barcelona, Darrell Guy
and Mark Hardwick ran so close you couldn't get a whisker between them. On
the front straightaway Garig the leader slowed a little and Guy slipped by
and went on to take the win followed by Garig, Barcelona, Mark Hardwick and
Darren Dean.
Tommy Cannon and Jason Wilks took heat wins in street stock. Wilks led
every lap with the nose of Scooter Paetz car under him. But Wilks held him
off and took the win. Robert Ringo battled with William Fletcher till he
finally got third from him. Mitchel Arnold spun off four but got turned
around and caused no yellow. Fletcher finished fourth and rounding out the
top five was Randy Jamison.
Scotty took the win for four cylinder heat then hurt his motor. Tom
Dancy lent him his car for the feature. Wesley LaFluer took the lead then
Hank Schlindwein took over the lead. Mike Tyler and Wayne Everett tangled in
four. On the restart it was Hank Schlindwein with the led followed by
Covington. When the checkered was flying Hank Schlindwein and Scotty
Covington where under it side by side Hank won by a nose over Covington.
Wesley LaFleur third and Everette fourth.
On the start of the modified feature pole sitter Jerry Cassano got tore
up and left the race. On the restart it was James Ward with the lead followed
by Conrad Cupit. Billy Collett worked his way to fourth after starting 12th
and had his hands full trying to get the lead third from Donnie Simpson. Ward
Scored the win by several car lengths over Cupid who finished second. Billy
Collette finished this and won the Timberwolf hardcharger award fro moving
the most spots. Donnie Simpson fourth and Frank Hillyard fifth. Jerry Cassano
and James Ward took the heat wins.
Sam Patrick jumped into the lead on the start of the late model feature
followed by Dwight Falcon. They put distance between them and third place
Chris Hoyt. Patrick put a few car lengths between him and Falcon, but as the
laps dwindled Falcon started reeling Patrick in as they came up on lap
traffic and the white flag Falcon was only a car length behind Patrick as the
took the checkered. Patrick won the caution free race, Falcon second. Chris
Hoyt finish third and had his hands full the whole race with fourth place
David Ashley. Kevin Watts took fifth. Patrick and Falcon took the heat wins.
Nathan Holmes to the win in Yard Karts and Ricky Kirkland won the go
Karts.

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