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posted April 05, 2003 07:28 AM UIN: 16262997
Jason Wilks Makes it Two in a Row for Street Stock
Sue DuRoy April 4, 2003 Baton Rouge Raceway
Jason Wilks shared heat wins with Garry Talbert. Wilks started from the pole in the feature and launched into the lead followed by Randy Jamison. Jamison dropped back and David Johnson moved into second followed by Tommy Cannon in third. Yellow flew when Daniel Jessup was tapped and spun in four. On the restart it was Wilks leading the field again. Wilks went on to win the second feature of the season. David Johnson took second, Tommy Cannon third, Michael Barfield fourth and Garry Talbert fifth.
Bo Garig and Mark Hardwick took the heat wins for pure stock. Garig and Hardwick ran wheel to wheel down the front straightaway till Garig pulled into the lead. Half way through the race a car lost its radiator in turn four. The Cruiser car spun in the fluid and Garig came along and nailed the big Lincoln earning a trip to the rear on the restart. Mark Hardwick took over as leader on the restart with Timothy Moran tight on him. As they crossed the finish line they were side by side with Hardwick a foot ahead taking the lead. Moran finished second. Bo Garig had worked his way back to third where he finished. Leonard Barrileou fourth and Tudy Jackson fifth.
Jerry Cassano and Scotty Covington took the heat wins for UMP. They ran wheel to wheel till turn one where Cassano took the lead followed by Covington. Henry LaMonica spun and earned a trip to the rear, later the field started to lap him, as Covington came up behind him he got into the back of LaMonica and spun the lap car. On the restart they placed Covington to the rear. Cassano took the win followed by Jay Ladner, Roy Schenebelen, Clay Schexnayder and Mark Chamel.
David Ashley led every lap of the late model feature and took the win. Eric Courville ran second the whole race trying to catch Ashley, but was unable to and had to settle for second. Kevin Watts finished third, Chris Wall fourth and rounding out the top five was Jay Blair. Eric Courville and David Ashley shared the heat wins.

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