Rocky Mountain Region Billings race notes

BILLINGS, Mon. (September 13, 2003) - Joe Ramaker completed a sweep of the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region two-day show at Billings Motorsports Park by winning Saturday night's 30-lap feature. Randi Miller outgunned polesitter...

BILLINGS, Mon. (September 13, 2003) - Joe Ramaker completed a sweep of the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region two-day show at Billings Motorsports Park by winning Saturday night's 30-lap feature.

Randi Miller outgunned polesitter Ramaker to snare the early lead, however Ramaker chased Miller down on the fifth round to take command. The pair swapped the lead again on the sixth round, with Miller edging ahead in turn two before Ramaker took over for good in the fourth turn.

Ramaker held off Miller and Shane Liebig until Miller spun after contact on lap 16. Liebig pressured Ramaker the rest of the way, but Ramaker held on to complete the weekend sweep.

Eric Miller claimed the show position, with Bill Boyce and eleventh-starter Danny Mansfield rounding out the top five. Jerry Brey crossed the stripe in sixth, with Jake Pierson charging from 20th to finish seventh. Ned Powers, Shane Spurlock and 18th-starter Phil Dietz completed the top ten.

Brent Kronfuss, Brey, Eric Miller and Mansfield claimed heat race victories, with Dietz and Willie Hernandez topping the B Features.

Results:

First Heat: 1. Brent Kronfuss, 2. Jace Pennetta, 3. Mike Dreiling, 4. Phil Dietz, 5. Shane Moore, 6. Stuart Selby, 7. Bob Roberts, 8. Calvin Stump, 9. Scott Roberts.

Second Heat: 1. Jerry Brey, 2. Ned Powers, 3. Richard Poehls, 4. Willie Hernandez, 5. Trevor Kirkland, 6. Josh Ostermiller, 7. Chip Rowe, 8. John Biner, 9. Mike McCord.

Third Heat: 1. Eric Miller, 2. Mike Pennell, 3. Jerry Brown, Jr., 4. Mason Hill, 5. Richie Peterson, 6. Scott Milan, 7. Brad Meuli, 8. Tom Evalow, 9. Austin Gillette.

Fourth Heat: 1. Danny Mansfield, 2. Bill Boyce, 3. Geoff Dodge, 4. Jake Pierson, 5. Steve Nelson, 6. Mark Sweet, 7. Joe McCarthy, 8. Mike Hayashi.

First B Feature: 1. Phil Dietz, 2. Jake Pierson, 3. Mason Hill, 4. Steve Nelson, 5. Trevor Kirkland, 6. Austin Gillette, 7. Scott Roberts, 8. Chip Rowe, 9. Tom Evalow, 10. Scott Milan, 11. Calvin Stump, 12. Joe McCarthy.

Second B Feature: 1. Willie Hernandez, 2. Josh Ostermiller, 3. Richie Peterson, 4. Stuart Selby, 5. Brad Meuli, 6. Mike McCord, 7. Shane Moore, 8. Bob Roberts, 9. John Biner, 10. Mike Hayashi, 11. Mark Sweet.

A Feature: 1. Joe Ramaker, 2. Shane Liebig, 3. Eric Miller, 4. Bill Boyce, 5. Danny Mansfield, 6. Jerry Brey, 7. Jake Pierson, 8. Ned Powers, 9. Shane Spurlock, 10. Phil Dietz, 11. Mike Dreiling, 12. Mike Pennell, 13. Brent Kronfuss, 14. Josh Ostermiller, 15. Randi Miller, 16. Geoff Dodge, 17. Jerry Brown, Jr., 18. Willie Hernandez, 19. Richard Poehls, 20. Jace Pennetta.

ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Randi Miller 3,322, 2. Eric Miller 3,135, 3. Mike Dreiling 3,130, 4. Jake Pierson 2,537, 5. Scott Milan 2,272, 6. Geoff Dodge 2,041, 7. Mason Hill 1,867, 8. Jace Pennetta 1,713, 9. T.J. Thorne 1,304, 10. Mark Sweet 1,303.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Robert Scott , Jerry Brown , Geoff Dodge