Talladega first round qualifying

Talladega, Ala, 10-12-00 - Kirk Shelmerdine, in the CLR Ford, won the pole handily for Saturday's ARCA Winn-Dixie 300 Thursday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway with a speed of 190.579 mph. Defending race winner Bob Strait, in the Dauphin...

Talladega, Ala, 10-12-00 - Kirk Shelmerdine, in the CLR Ford, won the pole handily for Saturday's ARCA Winn-Dixie 300 Thursday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway with a speed of 190.579 mph. Defending race winner Bob Strait, in the Dauphin Tech Ford, checked in 2nd quickest at 188.935.

Times and speeds were disallowed on the following drivers in 1st round qualifying Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway:

Tim Steele & Bob Schacht - Failed to meet minimum rear spoiler height. Rich Woodland & Phillip Young - Failed shock absorber minimum rebound.

<pre> 2000 ARCA BONDO/MAR-HYDE SERIES EVENT #19 Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega AL, 10-14-00 1st Round Qualifying, Winn-Dixie 300

NO DRIVER/RESIDENCE TEAM & CAR TIME SPEED

1 57 Kirk Shelmerdine/Welcome NC CLR Ford 50.247 190.579 2 66 Bob Strait/Mokena IL Dauphin Tech Ford 50.684 188.935 3 1 Matt Hutter/Chardon OH Phoenix Construction Chevrolet 50.803 188.493 4 21 Mark Thompson/Cartersville GA Midway Islands Ford 50.876 188.222 5 95 David Keith/Nashville TN Visual Bible Ford 50.994 187.787 6 5 Bobby Gerhart/Lebanon PA Greektown Casinos Chevrolet 51.099 187.401 7 42 Dan Pardus/Port Orange FL Coldwell Banker Chevrolet 51.236 186.9 8 99 Lyndon Amick/Concord NC Mitsubishi Wireless-Powertel Pontiac 51.337 186.532 9 8 Shawna Robinson/Des Moines IA Kmart-Pacific Garden Ford 51.42 186.231 10 28 Skip Smith/Williamsport PA Shop Vac Chevrolet 51.48 186.014 11 27 Ryan Newman/South Bend IN Alltel Ford 51.548 185.769 12 67 Brian Ross/Plymouth IN Damon RV Chevrolet 51.6 185.581 13 22 Mike Swaim Jr/High Point NC Xlerator Pontiac 51.654 185.387 14 6 Brad Baker/Franklin TN American Truck Source-Peterbilt Pontiac 51.687 185.269 15 46 Frank Kimmel/Jeffersonville IN Advance Auto Parts-Pork White Meat Chevrolet 51.691 185.255 16 48 Mike Harmon/Birmingport AL Alabama Auto Show-Reliance Tool Chevrolet 51.877 184.59 17 51 Joe Cooksey/Centralia IL Maurtco Motorsports Chevrolet 51.884 184.566 18 32 Mark Stahl/Savannah GA Autobell Carwashes Ford 51.927 184.413 19 31 Randal Ritter/Franklin TN Polk & Sullivan Insurance Chevrolet 51.935 184.384 20 4 Marc Brenner/Trussville AL The Outdoor Channel Chevrolet 51.991 184.186 21 60 Rick Markle/Mooresville NC Dyna Pak Chevrolet 52.024 184.069 22 50 Andy Belmont/Penndel PA America Online-York Heating & Cooling Ford 52.059 183.945 23 53 Robert Burroughs/Laurel MS Atwood Chevrolet-Cooper Tires Pontiac 52.062 183.935 24 19 Cavin Councilor/Naples FL Earthlink-Target Saws & Blades Chevrolet 52.637 181.925 25 72 Dwayne Leik/Skyland NC Realtree-STG Chevrolet 52.642 181.908 26 14 Christian Elder/Cornelius NC Great Clips for Hair Pontiac 52.828 181.268 27 53 Bob Kelly/Tallahassee FL Tallahassee Community College Pontiac 52.988 180.72 28 23 Ron Cox/Soddy Daisy TN John Dunn Trucking Chevrolet 53.102 180.332 29 38 Dale Kreider/St Petersburg FL QMI Oil Products Chevrolet 53.328 179.585 30 73 Ed Curtis/Brookpark OH Jim Curtis Racing Chevrolet 53.711 178.288 31 59 Mark Gibson/Winder GA Maurtco Motorsports Chevrolet 53.863 177.784 32 58 David Romines/Jacksonville AL David's Wrecker Service Chevrolet 55.099 173.796 33 24 Chuck Weber/Mesquite TX Cardinal Tool Company Chevrolet 55.397 172.861 34 62 Anthony Hill/Carrollton GA Anthony Hill Racing Ford 56.566 169.289

0 Dicky Williamson/Savannah GA Delma Cowart Racing Ford DNS 2 Phillip Young/Dallas GA Mako's Ford Time Disallowed 3 JR Robbs/Gaffney SC Broadway Motor Company Chevrolet DNS 7 Rich Woodland/Templeton CA Rich Woodland Racing Chevrolet Time Disallowed 10 Curt Piercy/Normal IL Wayne Peterson Pontiac DNS 16 Tim Steele/Coopersville MI HS-Die Softech Ford Time Disallowed 47 Jon Herb/Indianapolis IN WorldBestBuy.com Ford DNS 75 Bob Schacht/Mooresville NC Racing for Christ Ford Time Disallowed 84 Norm Benning/Pittsburgh PA SoBe Healthy Refreshments Chevrolet DNS 98 Drew White/White's Lane FL White Motorsports Chevrolet DNS 02 Dick Tracey/Columbus GA Ariel Group International Chevrolet DNS

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