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KIRKERSVILLE OH - SUMMIT FastNews - Special awards at the 35th annual Pontiac Excitement Nationals: BEST APPEARING CAR - '41 Chevrolet Willy, Super Street entry. Driver:...

KIRKERSVILLE OH - SUMMIT FastNews - Special awards at the 35th annual Pontiac Excitement Nationals: BEST APPEARING CAR - '41 Chevrolet Willy, Super Street entry. Driver: Deborah Ridenhour, Fort Worth, Texas BEST APPEARING CREW - B/C Extreme Yoyo Team Chevrolet Fiero, Super Gas entry. Driver: Randy Blackwell, Houston. BEST ENGINEERED AWARD - 'Queen City Performance '98 Pontiac Grand Am, Super Stock entry. Driver: Abe Loewen, Regina, Canada WINSTON NO BULL CHALLENGE - No winners SEARS CRAFTSMAN CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARDS ($1,000 to the Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock crew chiefs of the race) - Ray Alley for Bob Vandergriff's Jerzees Top Fuel Dragster; Wayne Dupuy for Phil Burkart's Nitro Fish Pontiac Firebird Funny Car; Mike Stryker for Warren Johnson's GM Goodwrench Service Plus Pontiac Firebird in Pro Stock. AUTO VENTSHADE 'COOL STUFF' MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD ($2,500 for the driver who performs the coolest under pressure) - Bob Vandergriff, driver of the Jerzees Top Fuel dragster, for losing his tire and then maintaining control to win his first round matchup. ESTIMATED FOUR-DAY ATTENDANCE: 105,000 (not an event record) Results provided by the FastNews Network, courtesy of Summit Racing Equipment ** http://www.summitracing.com/ **

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Series NHRA
Drivers Phil Burkart , Bob Vandergriff