J&J Auto Racing weekly news 2003-10-21

LANCE DEWEASE SCORES ANOTHER WIN FOR J&J IN PENNSYLVANIA McKENZIE, TN -- As the 2003 sprint car racing season nears the end, J&J Auto Racing teams continued to chase checkered flags. Lance Dewease led the J&J teams by scoring a thrilling last...

LANCE DEWEASE SCORES ANOTHER WIN FOR J&J IN PENNSYLVANIA

McKENZIE, TN -- As the 2003 sprint car racing season nears the end, J&J Auto Racing teams continued to chase checkered flags. Lance Dewease led the J&J teams by scoring a thrilling last lap pass to win Saturday's Thunder on the Hill finale at Grandview Speedway.

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

Lance Dewease won Saturday's NAPA Auto Parts/COMDIAL Telephone Communications Thunder on the Hill Racing Series sprint car feature event. Dewease started the Hamilton Motorsports #77 J&J ninth in the field and moved into the top five with 15 laps complete. He continued working his way to the front, and after a lap 22 caution, he was in second. After the restart, he chased early leader Kevin Welsh before making a dramatic last lap pass to score his tenth career Thunder on the Hill Series win, moving him into a tie for all-time Thunder wins with Billy Pauch.

Several other J&J teams were in the field including third place finisher Keith Kauffman in the Middleswarth #7J&J and Blane Heimbach (Creasy #12 J&J) was sixth. Fred Rahmer had the Joe Harz Racing #88h J&J running third before being involved in a late race accident.

Other solid J&J finishers:

The World of Outlaws made their first visit to Delta Bowl Speedway in Tunica, MS this past weekend. Several J&J Auto Racing team were competing in the two-day event. Donny Schatz came home third in Saturday's 30-lap event in the #15 ParkerStore J&J just ahead of Sammy Swindell in the Roth Motorsports #1 J&J. Erin Crocker (#16 J&J), Craig Keel (#9 J&J), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (#40R J&J) and Mike Ward (#88 J&J) were also racing in the event.

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Series Sprint , World of Outlaws
Drivers Donny Schatz , Sammy Swindell , Erin Crocker , Billy Pauch , Ricky Stenhouse Jr.