St. Francois report 2002-05-18

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (May 18, 2002) Timmy Montgomery battled his younger brother Joey Montgomery for much of the 25-lap feature sprint car race Saturday night at the St. Francois County Raceway before finally capping off his big win. It wasn't easy...

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (May 18, 2002) Timmy Montgomery battled his younger brother Joey Montgomery for much of the 25-lap feature sprint car race Saturday night at the St. Francois County Raceway before finally capping off his big win. It wasn't easy for the elder Montgomery to find his way to the front of the pack because he started the feature on the inside of the fourth row behind some extremely tough competition.

Joey Montgomery captured second place with Tommy Worley Jr. third, Jim Moughan fourth and Jerrod Hull fifth. They were followed by Jason Keith, Robbie Standridge, Chris Urich, Casey Barnhouse and Bob Thoman. Steve Short won the first heat with Joey Montgomery second and Standridge third. Worley Jr. won the second heat with Rod Crabdree second and Kenny Hambrick third. Tim Montgomery won the third heat with Tom Busch second and Barnhouse third. Moughan won the fourth heat with Hull second and Ted Adams third. Crabdree won the "B" main with Danny Long second and Adams third. Joey Montgomery won the trophy dash with Worley Jr. second and Hull third.

Jeff LeBaube continued his winning ways Saturday night by winning the Modified feature. Brent Thompson finished in second place with Danny Resinger third, Mike Crader fourth and Kenny Kennedy fifth. They were followed by Billy Smith, Chris Hall, Tommy Worley Sr., Eric Mabery and Tim Radford. Resinger won the first heat race with Kennedy second and Tim Hill third. LeBaube won the second heat with Worley Sr. second and Mabery third. Crader won the third heat with Hall second and Thompson third. In the Hobby Stock class, Chuck Adams returned to his winning form by holding off the charge of Kasey Nations for the victory. Kenny Harris finished in third place with Karl Francis fourth and Jeremy Greenwalt fifth. They were followed by Greg Stumbaugh, Randy Forster, Doug Savage, Brad Mashek and Billy Mayberry. Nations won the first heat with Savage second and Stumbaugh third. Adams won the second heat with Mashek second and Mayberry third. Harris won the third heat with Greenwalt second and Francis third.

In the 600cc Multi class, Lance McKinney picked up the checkered flag in the feature with Blake Buchholz second, Casey Barnhouse third, Matt Dotson fourth and Tommy Boyd fifth. They were followed by Derek O'Dell, Jimmy Bridgeman, Eric Giessing, Brian Keen and Paul Thompson. Dustin Barks won the first heat race with Junior Ferguson second and Buchholz third. O'Dell won the second heat with Kent Buckley second and Giessing third.

Racing action at the St. Francois County Raceway takes a different twist this coming weekend. The racing program will actually take place on Friday night as the Winged Outlaw Warriors pay their first visit to the raceway along with the other four classes. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7:30. Then on Saturday and Sunday, the Second Annual

Mid-Missouri Monster Truck & 4x4 Jamboree will be held at the raceway. Events will start at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Gravedigger, Big Foot, Monster Patrol, Tropical Thunder, Big Dawg, Snake Bite and other monster trucks will be participating in the event. Tickets will be available at the gate, adults $15, age 6-12 $5, and age 5 and under admitted free.

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