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Greaves, Kincaid take championship lead to Bark River CONSISTENCY KEEPS GREAVES AHEAD IN CHAMPIONSHIP - After driving his Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tundra 4x4 to third- and fourth-place finishes in the in the last event in Crandon, Wis.,...

Greaves, Kincaid take championship lead to Bark River

CONSISTENCY KEEPS GREAVES AHEAD IN CHAMPIONSHIP - After driving his Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tundra 4x4 to third- and fourth-place finishes in the in the last event in Crandon, Wis., Johnny Greaves enters Bark River this weekend with the Pro-4 class points lead. He has topped the standings ever since opening the season with two victories in Dresser, Wis. The defending CORR Pro-4 class champion from DePere, Wis., is one of only two Pro-4 drivers to finish in the top-five every round in 2003. Greaves won two races last year at Bark River on the way to his fourth career CORR championship. He also won the 1997 Pro-Lite championship for Toyota in the manufacturer's first year in CORR racing and went on to win the title again in 1998 and 1999 before moving up to the Pro-2 class in 2000.

CRANDON DOUBLE GIVES KINCAID MOMENTUM INTO BARK RIVER - At the last CORR event, Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tacoma driver Jeff Kincaid scored two wins at his home track in Crandon, Wis., to give him the series lead going into Bark River this weekend. The three-time defending CORR Pro-Lite champion won twice at the Bark River track last year to go along with a second- and two sixth-place finishes. The Argonne, Wis., native currently has a three-race winning streak and is in a strong position to defend his three-consecutive Pro-Lite titles as he tries to make it five wins in a row this weekend. Kincaid and teammate Greaves have won the Pro-Lite championship in each of the last six years, giving Toyota the Pro-Lite Manufacturer's title every year it has raced in CORR.

BARK RIVER HOMETOWN RACER HORD THIRD IN PRO-LITE - The Toyota Tacoma continues to prove its Pro-Lite prowess as fellow Toyota drivers Chad Hord, Steve Federico and Rodney Van Eperen join Kincaid in the top 10. Hord, of Felch, Mich., used two more top-five finishes at Crandon in the Boss Snowplow Toyota Tacoma to maintain his third-place position in the CORR championship standings. He hopes to continue his consistent racing at the Bark River track, which is only 35 miles from his home. Ingles/Mountain Dew Toyota Tacoma driver Federico had strong third- and fourth-place finishes at Crandon to move up to sixth-place in Pro-Lite points after a rough season start. VanEperen had 12th- and 15th-place finishes at Crandon after opening the season with a win at Dresser. Kumho Tire Rookie-of-the-Year contenders Jim Kandel and Shayne Pagles sit just outside the top-ten tied for 11th place in the series standings.

"QUOTES"

Johnny Greaves, Forest County Potawatomi Toyota Tundra 4x4: "It is great to be on top of the standings so far, but there's a long way to go yet this season. We won the Governor's Cup at Crandon but had some tough luck during the two points races. Bark River is a fun track, and the Tundra will be in a great position to do well this weekend."

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Series Offroad
Drivers Johnny Greaves , Steve Federico , Jeff Kincaid , Chad Hord