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posted August 12, 2002 06:15 PM
Boland Puts His Keith Craft Ford power in the Winner Circle.
Sue DuRoy August 10, 2002 Pike County Speedway
Chris Wall won the first SUPR heat win by ½ the track. Heat two Kenny Merchant's Ford took the win by leading every lap. Heat three was Mike Boland's Ford taking the win and heat four was Marlon Wild's Ford in the winners circle.
David Ashley and Jon Mitchel took the top two spots on the first last chance race. Donald Watson and Keith Craft earned a spot in the feature by finishing one two in the second last chance race.
On the start of the SUPR feature Chris Wall blasted into the lead and kept stretching the lead out more and more. Rodney Wing ran second and Mike Boland third. Boland slipped by Wing for second then Wall broke and Boland took over as lead. Boland was flying there was no catching him he went on to score the win followed by Wing, Jay Blair, Ryan Plaisance, Davin Bates, Keith Craft and David Ashley who had started 17th.,Tony Surrett, Kenny Merchant, Odie Green, Jon Mitchel, Kennith Crowe, and Phil Cooper.
Patrick Cotton and Todd Rogers took the heat wins for street stock. Cotton led on the start then was joined with a three wide battle between Himself, Todd Rogers and Tommy Cannon. Cannon took the lead. Cotton ran second till Cotton bobbled in turn two and Rogers took advantage of it and sailed by for second place. Cannon went on to score the win followed by Rogers, Cotton, Jamie Hamilton, and Tyrone Taylor.
Mark Hardwick won the pure stock feature by 5 car lengths over Leonard Barrileou Chad Bush scored third, Justin Bowman worked his way to finish fourth and Randy Brownell fifth. Hardwick and Barrileou took the heat wins.
Doyle Bratton, Brant Tirello, and Jerry Cassano all shared heat wins for UMP. Cassano led every lap to take the win. Billy Collett ran second till be suffered mechanical trouble and went in the pits. Roy Schnebelen slipped by Tirello and finished second, Tirello third, Ricky Begnaud forth and Dow Hillhouse fifth,
Donald Collins took the super stock win for the heat. Because Collins won last week he had to start 6th. Joey Pilgram ran wheel to wheel with Johnny Breeland till Joey Pilgram finally go the lead. Collins had worked his way to fourth and started to slide in four and collected two other cars. On the restart collins was sent to the rear. Again he worked his way to forth and finished in four. After that he retired for the night. Joey Pilgram went on to win followed by Johnny Breeland, Joey Chassion, Eddie Kerry and Carol Babin.
Joey Brumfield and Lefty Cockran took the novice heat wins. Brumfield led every lap and took the win followed by Lefty Cochran, Jason Traux moved into third and finished there, Ronnie Case, David Petit and Claude Thigpen crossed the line three wide for fourth. Case was given fourth and Thigpen fifth.