St. Francois County report 2002-06-29

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (June 29, 2002) Tim Montgomery took full-advantage of a restart on lap-17 of the 25-lap sprint feature Saturday night and blasted past Ronnie Standridge to eventually take the checkered flag in the event. It was Joey...

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (June 29, 2002) Tim Montgomery took full-advantage of a restart on lap-17 of the 25-lap sprint feature Saturday night and blasted past Ronnie Standridge to eventually take the checkered flag in the event.

It was Joey Montgomery who appeared to be headed for the victory until he clipped the rear of the #19 sprint car of Jason Hunt while attempting to lap him midway through the feature. The accident ended Joey^0x2ce0night and put Standridge in the lead. However it was two-laps later following another caution flag where the older Montgomery brother made his move. Tommy Worley Jr. finished in third place with Rod Crabdree fourth and Bob Thoman fifth. They were followed by Timmy Moss, Brian Matthews, Larry Dudley, Jason Keith and Jeremy Standridge.

Tim Montgomery won the first heat with Keith winning the second and Ronnie Standridge the third. Joey Montgomery wont the trophy dash. In the Modified class, Billy ^0x3d28e Kid^0x04edith passed both Kenny Kennedy and Jeff LeBaube in the final stages of the feature to pick up the checkered flag. LeBaube captured second place with Kennedy third, Robert Powers fourth and Timmy Hill fifth. They were followed by Mike Crader, Danny Resinger, Matt Zimmerly, Tommy Worley Sr., and Bob Waterhouse. Hill won the first heat with Kennedy taking the second and Smith the third. Keith Ruff was the winner of the ^0x3094 main with Kasey Nations second.

In the Hobby Stock class, Chris Boyd of Park Hills led from wire to wire in the feature to claim the top spot. Mike Francis finished in second place with Matt Eaton third, Kenny Harris fourth and Doug Savage fifth. They were followed by Billy Mayberry, Mark Howell, Dave Crawford, Randy Forster and Brad Mashek.

Jeremy Greenwalt won the first heat race with Boyd winning the second. Curt Henderson of Poplar Bluff was the 600cc Multi feature winner. Lance McKinney captured second place with Joey Boyd third, Eric Giessing fourth and Kent Buckley fifth. They were followed by Junior Ferguson, Kevin Bess, Tyler Thompson, Brian Keen and Dustin Barks.

Henderson won the first heat race with Boyd taking the second heat and Tommy Boyd winning the third.

The RAMS Mini Stocks were also at SFCR Saturday night for a make-up RAMS Point Series event from April 13th and a regular night of racing. In the RAMS Point Series feature, Kenny Harris of Desloge sailed around Marty Boyer with just two laps to go (after Boyer had a tire go down) and then he held off the challenge of Jeff Bullock for the victory. Phil Hannah finished third with Boyer able to finish fourth and Keith Buckley fifth. They were followed by Dave Wofford, Chuck White, Chris Boyer, Gary Cruse and Carl Bellew.

The flat tire cost Marty Boyer more than just an outstanding shot at winning the feature, it also kept him from taking over first place in the RAMS Point Series.

In the regularly scheduled feature, Bullock was the winner with Marty Boyer second, Eric Bellew third, Rick Ruch fourth and Keith Buckley fifth. They were followed by Carl Bellew, White, Wofford and Cruse. Bullock won the first heat with Ruck winning heat two.

Racing action at SFCR continues this Saturday night with a special 50-lap Hobby Stock feature and fireworks display. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7:30. For more information phone (573) 756-1734.

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Series Sprint , Stock car
Drivers Timmy Hill