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============================ Subj: AIS Willow Springs Race Results From: JPRACER AMERICAN INDYCAR SERIES OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS ROUND 1-WILLOW SPRINGS INTL RACEWAY WILLOW SPRINGS INTERNATINAL RACEWAY Car Pos. No.

============================ Subj: AIS Willow Springs Race Results From: JPRACER

AMERICAN INDYCAR SERIES OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS ROUND 1-WILLOW SPRINGS INTL RACEWAY WILLOW SPRINGS INTERNATINAL RACEWAY

          Car
Pos.      No.       Driver              Hometown
 1         1        Bill Tempero        Ft. Collins, CO
 2        14        Tony Turco          Hamilton, OH
 3        11        David Mogan-Busby   Beverly Hills, CA
 4        17        Gerry Glenn         Moorpark, CA
 5        18        Jay Hansen          Fairfax, CA
 6         8        Curtis Spicer       Vancouver, BC
 7        27        Don Johnson         Northglenn, CO
 8         3        John McDonald       Simi Valley, CA
 9         7        Jim Webb            Van Nuys, CA
10         5        Shawn Schmidt       Omaha, NE
11        95        Ken Petrie          Parker, CO
12        28        Joe Simmons         North Hills, CA
13        25        Jimmy Santos        San Mateos, CA
14        59        Jacques Lazier      Vail, CO
15        21        Ed Eide             Troutdale, OR
16        34        Bret Decker         Salt Lake City, UT
17         9        Jon Field           Dublin, OH

============================ Subj: AIS Willow Springs Race Story From: JPRACER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 14, 1995 FORT COLLINS, COLORADO

TEMPERO AND TURCO HEAT UP CALIFORNIA DESERT

Tony Turco, Hamilton, Ohio, starting from the second row proved to be Bill Tempero's chief challenger as Tempero went on to win the opening round of the American IndyCar Series Sunday race at Willow Springs International Raceway, Rosamond, California. Tempero's win came from the outside of the front row that he shared with Ken Petrie, Parker, Colorado.

Petrie in the Precision Glassblowing March Chevrolet was on the pole with a 1.11.070 time, breaking the A.I.S track record of 1.12.272 set by Tempero in last season's final race. Petrie's recordbreaking time came during Sunday's qualifications as Saturday's schedule was postponed because of heavy rains.

At the green flag Tempero led into the first turn with Petrie and Turco in pursuit, however, Petrie's pursuit was short lived as he came into the pits after losing fifth gear in turn eight. As he rejoined the race at the back of the pack, he experience the loss of yet two more gears; and after five laps, he retired the car.

With Petrie suffering gearbox woes, Turco took over second with David Morgan-Busby, Beverly Hills, California, in third position, Jay Hansen, Fairfax, California, in fourth and rookie Curtis Spicer, in fifth. Spicer driving a car prepared by Bill Tempero Racing comes to the series from Vancouver, B.C.

Turco, pushing Tempero on every lap, took the lead on lap eleven, and in the next twelve laps Turco and Tempero changed the lead four times as the race became more heated. On the sweeping number nine turn Tempero took the lead for the final time as he slipped under Turco.

Turco in a post race interview acknowledged the win to Tempero's prudent use of rubber and Tempero's experience in the turn nine pass. "I used up my tires in the early part of the race and had nothing left for the final laps," stated Turco.

In addition two Spicer, California, rookies Gerry Glenn and Jim Webb, and Vail, Colorado's, Jacques Lazier showed themselves as up-and-coming drivers.

The A.I.S. moves on to Suntana Raceway, Springville, Utah, May 27 for the second round of competition as Turco challenges Tempero for the points lead in the A.I.S. driver championships.

============================ Subj: AIS Series Points From: JPRACER

CHAMPSIONSHIP DRIVER POINTS

 1 - Bill Tempero        24
 2 - Tony Turco          21
 3 - Jay Hansen          19
 4 - Curtis Spicer       17
 5 - Don Johnson         16
 6 - John McDonald       15
 7 - Jim Webb            14
 8 - Shawn Schmidt       13
    - Ken Petrie          13
10 - Joe Simmons         11
11 - Jimmy Santos        10
12 - Jacques Lazier       9
13 - Ed Eide              8

LITE DRIVER POINTS

 1 - David Morgan-Busby  20
 2 - Gerry Glen          19

============================ Subj: AIS 1994 Point Standings From: JPRACER

AMERICAN INDYCAR SERIES 1994 FINAL POINT STANDINGS

DRIVER POINT STANDINGS TEAM POINT STANDINGS

Bill Tempero        150            Bill Tempero Racing      233
Scott Knudsen       123            Sludgebuster Team        187
John McDonald       116            Wheel Works Racing       148
Don Johnson         102            VanSiclen-Wells Rac      111
Shawn Schmidt        95            McDonald Racing          108
Ken Petrie           95            Precision Racing          96
Joe Simmons          94            Johnson Bros. Racing      94
Racin Gardner        89            S. V. S. Racing           88
Jon Field            89            Rod Shark Racing          85
Jay Hansen           86            Streeter Racing           79
Rick Sutherland      69            Decker Racing             54
Bret Decker          57            Loophole Racing           42
J. W. Mitchell       37            Turco Motorsports         34
Jeff Glowniak        35            Field Motorsports         30
Tony Turco           34            Sphinx Racing             27
Sherif Fathy         30            Glenn Motorsports          9
Dave Hoffpauir       14            Buick Racing               7
Arlon Koope          10
Jim Buick             9

LITE DRIVER POINT STANDINGS ROOKIE POINT STANDINGS

David Morgan-Busby  162           Scott Knudsen            120
Ian Bland            98           John McDonald            116
Michael Brockman     19           Shawn Schmidt             95
Gerry Glenn          18           Jon Field                 81
                                  Bret Docker               57
                                  J. W. Mitchell            37
                                  Jeff Glowniak             35
                                  Sherif Fathy              30

LITE ROOKIE PT STANDINGS

                                   David Morgan-Busby       159
                                   Ian Bland                 96
                                   Michael Brockman          19
                                   Gerry Glenn               18

Jon Payne AIS Freelance Writer ============================ Subj: Nevada Open Road Challenge Date: 95-05-17 17:19:43 EDT From: JPRACER To: PaulSturm

MAY EVENT TO BE LARGEST EVER

To date over 100 entries have been received for the 1995 Nevada Open Road Challenge. This years event will be held on May 21st, on S.R. #318 just outside of Ely, Nevada.

For the first time ever, Indianapolis Racing Cars will participate in the Nevada Open Road Challenge. Bill Tempero President of the American IndyCar Series, and 1994 Series Champion will be running his 1991 Klein-powered Lola on the 100 mile stretch of Nevada blacktop. Bill will be making a run at the all time course record and looks to average over 200 mph.

The traditional car show and BBQ will take place Saturday, May 20, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Eleventh Street in front of the train depot. All are invited to attend.

The featured marque this year will be Aston Martin, The marque is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee Anniversary this year. The will be no less than six extraordinary examples of this marque on display for the May event. Additionally these Astons will be participating in the Challenge.

The deadline for entry in the Challenge is rapidly approaching. For entry information call (702) 643-3333. Entry is open to any licensed driver with a roadworthy vehicle. This is a unique auto racing event, don't miss out on a truly unique opportunity.

Jon Payne AIS Freelance Writer

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