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posted September 01, 2002 08:34 AM UIN: 16262997
Rodney Sheridan Made it Two in a Row
Sue DuRoy August 31, 2002 Pike County Speedway
Pure stock heat winners were Chad Bush and Justin Bowman. Pure stock feature ran caution free with Ryan Whitehead leading every lap. Whitehead took the lead on the drop of the green and sail to the checkered unchallenged. Chad Bush second, Justin Bowman closed the points gap and finished third. Michael Barfield fourth and Robert Petit fifth.
UMP heat winners Scott Holt and Billy Collett made up the front row for the UMP feature. Holt and Collett ran wheel to wheel down the front straightaway till turn two where Roy Schnebelen joined them to make it three wide for the lead. Collett pulled out in the lead with Schnebelen and Holt chasing him lap after lap. Collett went on to score the win followed by Schnebelen and Holt. Chad Williams took fourth and Doyle Bratton fifth.
Dallas Grice and Jason Traux shared the heat wins for Novice. Claude Thigpen started out as the leader followed by Dallas Grice. Jason Traux in third moved in on Grice and took over second, then he homed in on Thigpen and took over the lead and won by several car lengths over Thigpen, Gary Petttit, Ronnie Case, and George Bickford .
Harold Henderson and Michael Herrington took the heat wins for SUPR sprinters. Henderson took the early lead followed by Herrington. Herrington gave chase half the race. Right at the halfway sign Herrington took the lead and led the second half and scored the win. Henderson second, butch David third, Glynn LeBlanc fourth and Glenn Clements fifth.
Robert Ringo and Louie Morals took the street stock heat wins. Ringo jumped into the lead on the drop of the green followed by Ricky King, Patrick Cotton and Louie Morals running three wide for second. Yellow flew and they had a complete restart. This time it was Ringo again with the lead followed by Patrick Cotton and this time the three wide battle was for third between Morals, Tyrone Taylor, and Ricky King. Ringo was untouchable he took the win by 7 car lengths over Cotton, Tommy Cannon, Tyrone Taylor, and Louie Morals. Ringo had a good week end after taking the Friday win at Baton Rouge also.
Super Stock started out with a three wide battle for the lead between Michael Sibley, Eddie Kerry and Joey Humphreys ran three wide for the lead till Humphreys got out of shape and caused a yellow. After the restart it was Michael Sibley all the way to score his first win. Humphreys took second, Johnny Breeland third and fourth Jimmy Oalmarr.
Eddie Kerry and Michael Sibley took the heat wins.
Bryan Deroche and Tony Lawson were the Late Model heat winners. After getting that taste of his first victory last week Rodney Sheridan let no grass grow under his wheels when the green flag flew. Rodney blasted into the lead like he had been shot from a cannon. Rodney led all 20 laps sailing smoothly around the high banked 3/8 mile track and scored another win making it two in a row. Davin Bates tried to catch Sheridan, but couldn't and had to settle for second. Kevin Watts finished third, Eric Courville fourth and rounding out the top five was Butch Jenkins.

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