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posted April 20, 2002 06:18 AM  
Darron Carroll Makes it 2 in a row UMP wins.
Sue DuRoy April 19, 2002 Baton Rouge Raceway
Robert Ringo scored the heat win for street stock and started on the pole for the feature. Ringo and John Griffin ran wheel to wheel for the lead till Griffin took the lead and went on to win the caution free feature. Followed by Robert Ringo and Gene Brown.
Zane Barcelona took the heat for pure stock. Barcelona blasted into the lead and pulled further away from second place Bo Garig with each lap till his transmission gave way and he fell back through the field. Bo Garig took over as leader and went on to take the win followed by Troy Dean, Timothy Moran, Zane Barcelona, and Crowe.
Dwayne Everett took heat and feature win for Mini stock. Everett led every lap and scored the win. Larry Clayton took second. Scotty Covington in "Black Beauty" started in the rear after loosing wheel in the heat and moved through the field to finish third. Hank S fourth and Tom Dancy fifth.
Darron Carroll, Mark Chamel and Kaliff Sellier shared the heat wins in UMP. Carroll wasted no time getting the lead on the drop of the green. Frank Hillyard ran second till he looped it n four. Chris Cassano was running second till he slipped in four and Roy Schlindwein took second. Darron Carroll led every lap and took his second win in a row. Schneblen second, Chris Cassano third, Shane Hebert fourth and Mike Tassin fifth.
David Ashley and Randy Blanchard took the late model heat wins. Ashley ran down low by the berm and Eric Courville ran up high the two were side by side lap after lap nearly the entire race. With 3 laps to go Courville got the lead, but on the final lap Ashley was under Courville again and Courville took the win by an inch over David Ashley, Jerry Bevis finished third after working his way up. Phil Cooper took fourth and on the last lap Dwight Falcon took over fifth.
Mike and Amy Straughter took the heat win for Cruiser cars. In the feature Ms. Binky (Nicole Ward) and her friend got sideways on the front straight-away and the Straughter hit them and straightened them out! The girls went on to score the win while the Straughters pitted with a flat.

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