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Topic: Wilks Takes Heat and Feature Wins in Street Stock
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posted September 29, 2001 03:47 AM
Wilks Takes Heat and Feature Wins in Street Stock
Sue DuRoy September 28 2001 Baton Rouge Raceway
Rodney Ravencraft and Mark Hardwick shared the heat wins for Pure stock.
Zane Barcelona jumped right into the lead in the feature about 10 car lengths back was Bo Garig and Darrel Guy battling side by side lap after lap. Barcelona was tapped by a lap car as he passed it but hung on and went on to take the win over Bo Garig, Darrell Guy, Mark Hardwick, and Stacy Buecker.
Jerry Cassano and Bobby Semple took the top spots in UMP heats. Mark Chamel started out as leader, but not for long when Conrad Cupit took over the lead. Cassano ran second till James Ward took over second. Cupit, Ward and Cassano ran nose to tail and pulled away from the rest of the field, then got mixed up in lap traffic. Cupit took the win followed by James Ward, Jerry Cassano, Mark Chamel and Clay Schexnayder.
Jason Wilks and Scooter Paetz took the heat wins in street stock. Wilks led every lap of the feature from green to checkered to take the win . Shannon Graham took second, Tommy Cannon third and Scooter Paetz fourth.
Elvis Turbville took the lead on the start of the Mini stock feature. Wayne Everette fell in behind Turbville in second. These two pulled away from the field and as the came up on lap traffic Donna Everett and her husband made a sandwich out of Turbville. On the last lap as the came out of four Wayne Everett finally took the lead from Turbville. Turbville took second, Calvin Tyler took third, Alvin King fourth and Tom Dancy fifth. Everett and Tyler where the heat winners.
Chris Wall and Kevin Watts took the heat wins for late models. Wall led every lap and took the win. Kevin Watts chased Wall every lap with a nose under Wall in the turns. But Watts just couldn't get the Wall to Wall car. Watts took second, Jerry Bevis third, Jason Polite fourth , and rounding out the top five was Michael Blackard.