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posted August 25, 2001 11:53 PM UIN: 16262997


UNION, KY - Heavy rain forced postponement of the United Dirt Track Racing
Association Pro DirtCar Series $15,000-to-win North-South 100 Saturday night
at Florence Speedway. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon.
The grandstand gates open at 1 p.m., and hot laps are scheduled for 2 p.m.

A field of 63 UDTRA Pro DirtCars were preparing for hot laps when the skies
opened up and drenched the -mile clay oval into a sea of mud. This forced
Florence Speedway and UDTRA officials to postpone the event until Sunday

Before the rains came, 15 historic dirt late model personalities were
inducted into the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame. Before the
induction ceremonies began, it was announced that Florence Speedway owner
Jerry King would build a permanent home for the National Dirt Late Model
Hall of Fame on the speedway grounds.

Mike Duvall, Buck Simmons, Freddy Smith, Jeff Purvis, and Rodney Combs
inducted into the NDLMHoF as active drivers. Larry Moore, Larry Phillips,
Charlie Swartz, the late Jim Dunn, and the late Jack Boggs were inducted
into the NDLMHoF as retired drivers. Jimmy Mosteller, C.J. Rayburn, Robert
Smalley, Ed Howe, and Earl Baltes were inducted into the NDLMHoF for
lifetime achievement.

For ticket and race day information call Florence Speedway at (859)
493-0034, or visit the Florence Speedway web site at Florence Speedway is located 9 miles south of
I-75 on U.S. Highway 42.

The Comfort Inn in Erlanger, KY will be the Official Host Hotel for the
UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series event at Florence Speedway. The Comfort Inn is
located off I-75 at exit 184, just minutes from Florence Speedway.

The Comfort Inn will be offering UDTRA fans and competitors a special
discount rate of $55 per night. The Comfort Inn features newly renovated
rooms, outdoor pool, complementary Continental Breakfast, and ample truck
parking. To make reservations call (859) 727-3400 and be sure to ask for
the special UDTRA discount rate.


1 1cj C.J. Rayburn Whiteland, IN C.J. Rayburn Race Cars Rayburn Rayburn
Monte Carlo
2 21g Sandy Goddard Knoxville, TN Warrior Race Cars Warrior Custom Monte
3 28m Jimmy Mars Elk Mound, WI Parker Stores Mastersbilt Pro Power Monte
4 28x Mike McWilliams Florence, KY ABS Trucking Rayburn Dargie Monte Carlo
5 24 Rick Eckert York, PA Raye Vest Rocket Cornett Mustang
6 75 John Gill Mitchell, IN Helena Chemicals Rocket Race Tech Grand Prix
7 166 Joe Izzo Chicago, IL Jeff's Engine Masters GRT Pro Power Monte Carlo
8 a1 Duke Whiseant Texarkana, AR A1 Auto Salvage Rocket Dickens Grand Prix
9 tb4 Tommy Boggs Grayson, KY Boggs Motorsports Mastersbilt Malcuit Monte
10 71c R.J. Conley Wheelersburg, OH Conley Trucking Rocket Draime Grand
11 4F Bobby Foster Pontiac, IL Tom Rowe Trucking Rayburn Hatfield Monte
12 9d Billy Drake Bloomington, IL Mark Steidinger Construction Mastersbilt
Mulvaine Grand Prix
13 6m Wendell Wallace Batesville, AR JFR Graphics/Monday Motorsports GRT
Russell Baker Grand Prix
14 E1 Mike Balzano Parkersburg, WV Eddie's Auto Parts Rocket Russell Baker
Monte Carlo
15 83 Scott James Lawrenceburg, IN Sheppard Excavating Rocket Pro Power
Monte Carlo
16 47 Steve Hilliard Sadoreus, IL Hilliard Racing Mastersbilt Hixon Grand
17 1* Chub Frank Sugar Grove, PA Mac Trailers Rocket Draime Monte Carlo
18 33L Jesse James Lay Walton, KY Cox Outdoor Advertising Rocket Dargie
Monte Carlo
19 18L Steve Landrum Erlanger, KY Rocket Chassis Rocket Custom Grand Prix
20 32 Greg Lucas Whitesburg, KY Stanton Racing Engines Rocket Stanton Dodge
21 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR Petroff Towing Rayburn Clements Monte Carlo
22 29L Darrell Lanigan Union, KY Lanigan Motorsports Rocket Cornett Mustang
23 99 Donnie Moran Dresden, OH McCullough Motorsports Rayburn Fisher Monte
24 12 Rick Aukland Zanesville, OH Ostrom Painting and Sandblasting Rocket
Malcuit Grand Prix
25 31 Skip Arp Georgetown, TN Curits Equipment GRT Cornett Mustang
26 71r Rod Conley Wheelersburg, OH Conley Trucking Rocket Draime Monte Carlo
27 4b Jackie Boggs Grayson, KY McDonalds Swartz T&H Monte Carlo
28 00 Freddy Smith Knoxville, TN Christenberry Trucking & Farms GRT Custom
Monte Carlo
29 3 Steve Smith Powell, TN C.J. Rayburn Race Cars Rayburn Rayburn Monte
30 55v Jeep Van Wormer Pinconning, MI Bayline Fire Protection Warrior Custom
31 71o Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN Ware Funeral Home Rocket Cropper Monte
32 10 Audie McWilliams Walton, KY Bert Transmissions GRT Dargie Grand Prix
33 71b Steve Boley West Liberty, IA Fegers Racing Equipment Fegers Custom
Monte Carlo
34 99j Johnny Johnson West Burlington, IA J&J Steel GRT Cornett Mustang
35 2j Mike Johnson Imperial, PA Cintas Uniforms Rocket Malcuit Grand Prix
36 32d Darren Miller Chadwick, IL Sterling NAPA GRT Hatfield Mustang
37 53 Ray Cook Brasstown, NC English Mountain Spring Water GRT Cornett
38 00k Randy Korte Highland, IL Mid Continental Fuel Larry Shaw Pro Power
Monte Carlo
39 1r Jerry Rice Verona, KY Brooks Electric Rocket Draime Monte Carlo
40 01t Tony Traficant West Chester, OH John Nolan Ford GRT Reddy Monte Carlo
41 7j Jim Curry Norman, IN Hoosier Parts Rayburn HP Monte Carlo
42 77b Barry Bragdon Wheelersburg, OH Finishing Touch Painting Rocket T&H
Monte Carlo
43 32p Bob Pierce Oakwood, IL Murphy Trucking Rayburn Pro Power Monte Carlo
44 0s Craig Scott Rosemont, MN Cobra Transportation Mastersbilt Weseman
Grand Prix
45 1j Davey Johnson Greensburg, PA GRT Race Cars GRT Malcuit Grand Prix
46 7c Rodney Combs Fort Myers, FL Rayburn Automotive Rayburn Rayburn Monte
47 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, ILL C.J. Rayburn Race Cars Rayburn
Power Monte Carlo
48 18 Shannon Babb Decatur, IL Car City/Petroff Towing Rayburn Dickens Monte
49 28h Tim Hitt Weston, WV Railway Equipment Company Rocket Cornett Mustang
50 30 Steve Shaver Parkersburg, WV Simonton Windows/Poske Perf. Rocket
Malcuit Monte Carlo
51 1crm Christian Rayburn Whiteland, IN C.J. Rayburn Race Cars Rayburn
Rayburn Monte Carlo
52 1 Steve Francis Ashland, KY Rocket Chassis Rocket Draime Monte Carlo
53 9c Rick Corbin Independence, KY Corbin's Auto Body Mastersbilt Fisher
Monte Carlo
54 7g Brandon Green Walton, KY Kennada Plumbing Rayburn Rayburn Monte Carlo
55 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN Miller Brothers Coal Warrior Custom
56 5u Dan Hoard Union, KY Holland Roofing Warrior Dargie Monte Carlo
57 15b Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA Seubert Calf Racnhes Rocket Pro Power
Grand Prix
58 21r Robert Hensley Richwood, KY Kentucky Auto Service Rocket Russell
Baker Monte Carlo
59 s9 Dan Schlieper Pewaukee, WI Performance Roofing Systems Rayburn Pro
Power Monte Carlo
60 00b Mark Barber North Vernon, IN Davis Machine Mastersbilt Barber Grand
61 7m Matt Miller Toledo, OH Low Temp Racing Rocket Russell Baker Grand
62 17m Dale McDowell Rossville, GA Larry Shaw Race Cars Larry Shaw Hatfield
Grand Prix
63 1jh John Holt Independence, KY Brown's Transmission Rocket Gaerte Grand


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