Pit Stop Championship Qualifying Report

PENDLETON, Ind. -- Gary St. Amant, Bill McGowan and the Automotive Promotions crew again made quick work of changing two tires and simulating a fuel fill-up, capturing their third-straight qualifying round win in the McDonald's Drive-Thru ...

PENDLETON, Ind. -- Gary St. Amant, Bill McGowan and the Automotive Promotions crew again made quick work of changing two tires and simulating a fuel fill-up, capturing their third-straight qualifying round win in the McDonald's Drive-Thru Challenge ASA Nati onal Pit Stop Championship at The Milwaukee Mile on Saturday, August 28th.

The Automotive Promotions team took first-place honors in the inaugural round at Memphis (Tenn.) Motorsports Park and during the second round at Salem (Ind.) Speedway.

At Milwaukee, St. Amant's team completed its stop with the Wynn's Monte Carlo in 12.137 seconds, 0.808 second ahead of the Herzog Motor Sports team of Jimmie Johnson, who finished with a time of 12.945 seconds.

Alec Pinsonneault's A.P. Performance Racing turned in an impressive third-place finish, clocking in at 12.974 seconds. The Go Go Parts Motorsports team and rookie Tristan Dupuis grabbed fourth place with a time of 13.287 seconds, while the A.P. Performanc e Racing crew with driver Tim Sauter rounded out the top-five with a time of 13.312 seconds.

The Automotive Promotions team earned another $1,400 for the victory, with the Herzog Motor Sports team picking up $900, Pinsonneault's crew gaining $650 and the Go Go Motorsports team collecting $400 for their efforts. Each of the top-four teams also rece ived $100 in McDonald's certificates.

Due to the fact that the Automotive Promotions team of St. Amant qualified for the finals at Memphis, the Herzog Motor Sports team of Johnson, Pinsonneault's A.P. Performance team and Go Go Parts Motorsports team each earned a spot for the finals at Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, N.C., on Friday, October 1.

They will all be joined in the finals by the A.P. Performance team of Tim Sauter, Hodges Motorsports team of Rick Beebe, Mike Miller's Miller Motorsports team, Rick Johnson's Herzog Motor Sports team, the LaFavre Racing team of Mike Garvey, and Eddie Hoff man's Fanetti Motorsports team.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Jimmie Johnson , Tim Sauter , Mike Miller , Mike Garvey