16th Street Speedway Report 1999-08-09

Rick Vaughn of Speedway, Ind. scored an upset victory in Saturday night's 20-lap USAC Midget Car feature at the 16th Street Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. Rain halted the Wednesday night USAC Midget Car program at the Indianapolis...

Rick Vaughn of Speedway, Ind. scored an upset victory in Saturday night's 20-lap USAC Midget Car feature at the 16th Street Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. Rain halted the Wednesday night USAC Midget Car program at the Indianapolis Speedrome prior to the 50-lap feature, which has been rescheduled for Wednesday night, August 18. Vaughn passed Tim Mehner on the fifth lap and led the rest of the way in his Dellen Oldsmobile/Greatimes Family Fun Park Fontana. Shane Cottle finished second, followed by series point leader Ron Smoker, Tim Spindler and John Wolfe. Smoker's finish left him holding a 27-point lead over Critter Malone in the new standings going into this Saturday night's events at the 1/4-mile dirt track. A 30-lap feature is on tap. Heat winners at 16th Street included Mehner, Johnny Parsons III, Spindler and Jerry Zike, while semis went to Tony Reed and Randy Koch. Michael Lang, Adam Nuetzel and Brian Hornick won preliminary heat races at the Speedrome before the rains halted competition at the 1/5-mile paved oval. A 50-lap feature is again on tap at the Speedrome this Wednesday night.

USAC INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDROME MIDGET CAR STANDINGS

1.      Norm Young      5,890           6.      Ron Hamm        2,190
2.      Michael Lang    5,010           7.      Adam Nuetzel    2,140
3.      Daryl Campbell  4,360           8.      David Fuhrman   1,950
4.      Gregg Cory      3,230           9.      Brad Kuhn       1,530
5.      A.J. Davis      2,210           10.     Sean Smith      1,390

16TH STREET SPEEDWAY MIDGET CAR STANDINGS

1.      Ron Smoker      161             6.      Roy Caruthers   71
2.      Critter Malone  134             7.      Rick Vaughn     69
3.      John Wolfe      108             8.      Michael Lang    61
4.      Andy Pierce     106             9.      Jerry Coons, Jr.        53
5.      Steve Knepper   86              10.     Barry Reed      50

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Series USAC
Drivers Brad Kuhn , Johnny Parsons , Jerry Coons , Steve Knepper , Adam Nuetzel