scra: Perris Oval Nationals round one results 11-01-01

6th Annual Budweiser/Temecula Valley Pipe And Supply Oval Nationals Round 1 Perris Auto Speedway November 1, 2001 27 Cars Fast Qualifer Richard Griffin (16.512) HEAT RACE (WITH STARTING POSITIONS) 1. J.J. YELEY (6th) 2. Cal Smith (2nd) 3.

6th Annual Budweiser/Temecula Valley Pipe And Supply Oval Nationals
Round 1
Perris Auto Speedway
November 1, 2001

27 Cars
Fast Qualifer
Richard Griffin (16.512)

HEAT RACE (WITH STARTING POSITIONS)
1. J.J. YELEY (6th)
2. Cal Smith (2nd)
3. Richard Griffin (7th)
4. Tony Elliott (5th)
5. Rodney Argo (4th)
6. Tracy Hines (3rd)
7. Steve Venard (1st)

HEAT TWO (WITH STARTING POSITIONS)
1. Rip Williams (6th)
2. Tyler Walker (2nd)
3. Try Cline (3rd)
4. Steve Ostling (4th)
5. Mike Kirby (5th)
6. Adam Mitchell (1st)

HEAT THREE (WITH STARTING POSITIONS)
1. Jeremy Sherman (1st)
2. Andy Forsberg (2nd)
3. Lance Gremett (4th)
4. Bud Kaeding (3rd)
5. Brian Venard (6th)
6. Gary W. Howard (5th)
NOTE: Howard got upside down turn three on the final lap after tangling with Kaeding and was done for the night. (He escaped injury)

HEAT FOUR (WITH STARTING POSITIONS)
1. Bobby Cody (1st)
2. Michael Hinrichsen (5th)
3. Jarrett Chaney (6th)
4. Tom Crawley (3rd)
5. Rick Becker (2nd)
6. Mike Spencer (4th)

B MAIN (TOP 6 TRANSFER)
1. Mike Kirby (2nd)
2. Brian Venard (1st)
3. Tracy Hines (6th)
4. Rodney Argo (4th)
5. Adam Mitchell (8th)
6. Mike Spencer (4th)
7. Rick Becker (7th)
8. Steve Venard (9th)

1ST 20-LAP A MAIN
1. Rip Williams (2nd)
2. Richard Griffin (1st)
3. Jarrett Chaney (4th)
4. J.J. Yeley (5th)
5. Mike Kirby (6th)
6. Bud Kaeding (14th)
7. Tyler Walker (17th)
8. Tim Crawley (15th)
9. Lance Gremett (10th)
10. Adam Mitchell (20th)
11. Rodney Argo (was slated to start 12th, but missed original start and had to start at the back on a restart)
12. Jeremy Sherman (21st)
13. Andy Forsberg (18th)
14. Mike Spencer (11th)
15. Troy Cline (13th)
16. Bobby Cody (22nd)
17. Steve Ostling (9th)
18. Cal Smith (19th)
19. Mike Hinrichsen (7th)
20. Tracy Hines (16th)
21. Brian Venard (3rd)
22. Tony Elliott (8th)

Williams led all 20 laps and won by a half straightaway. First lap tangle eliminated Venard and Elliott (Elliott's chassis destroyed). Tracy Hines broke an axle. Ostling got upside down but restarted.

2ND 20-LAP MAIN
1. TroyCline (5th)
2. Steve Ostling (3rd)
3. Rodney Argo (9th)
4. Adam Mitchell (10th)
5. Andy Forsberg (7th)
6. Bud Kaeding (14th)
7. Richard Griffin (18th)
8. Jeremy Sherman (8th)
9. Rip Williams (19th)
10. J.J. Yeley (16th)
11. Tyler Walker (13th)
12. Mike Spencer (6th)
13. Mike Kirby (15th)
14. Lance Gremett (13th)
15. Jarrett Chaney (17th)
16. Tim Crawley (12th)
17. Cal Smith (2nd)
18. Bobby Cody (4th)

Cline won second main by close to a half lap after catching and passing Ostling in traffic. Hines Venard, Elliott and Hinrichsen were unable to start second main.

POINTS
1. Richard Griffin (37)
2. Rip Williams (36)
3. Bud Kaeding (34)
4. J.J. Yeley (32)
5.Rodney Argo (32)
6. Adam Mitchell (32)
7. Troy Cline (30)
8. Jarrett Chaney (28)
9. Mike Kirby (28)
10. Tyler Walker (28)
11. Andy Forsberg (28)
12. Steve Ostling (27)
13. Jeremy Sherman (26)
14. Lance Gremett (23)
15. Tim Crawley (22)
16. Mike Spencer (20)
17. Bobby Cody (12)
18. Cal Smith (11)
19. Mike Hinrichsen (4)
20. Tracy Hines (3)
21. Brian Venard (2)
22. Tony Elliott (1)

All ties broken by qualifying times. Top 5 in points start on the inside of the first five rows in Saturday's 50-lap A main. Inverted with fifth fastest on the pole. Kaeding will be on the pole with Argo inside row two, Yeley inside row three, Williams inside row four and Griffinin inside row 5.

-SCRA-

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Series Sprint
Drivers J.J. Yeley , Tracy Hines , Bud Kaeding , Tony Elliott , Richard Griffin , Troy Cline , Tyler Walker , Rip Williams , Mike Spencer , Tim Crawley , Andy Forsberg
Teams Williams