Copper World MCI WorldCom Midget Car Results (Complete)

USAC MCI WORLDCOM NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: February 5-7, 1998 -- Phoenix, Arizona - Phoenix International Raceway - 22nd U.S. Tobacco "Copper World Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: (Held Feb. 6) 1. Jason Leffler,...

USAC MCI WORLDCOM NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: February 5-7, 1998 -- Phoenix, Arizona - Phoenix International Raceway - 22nd U.S. Tobacco "Copper World Classic"

QUALIFICATIONS: (Held Feb. 6) 1. Jason Leffler, 9, Lewis-27.097; 2. Ricky Shelton, 90, No Limit-27.302; 3. Dave Steele, 91, Lewis-27.304; 4. Ryan Newman, 39, Lewis-27.374; 5. Tracy Hines, 30, Leary-27.564; 6. Jimmy Sills, 4, Calderwood-27.672; 7. Brian Gerster, 16, Nowicke-27.750; 8. Davey Hamilton, 15, Lawson-27.765; 9. A.J. Fike, 69, Fike-27.795; 10. Tony Ave, 75, Frontier-27.830; 11. Kasey Kahne, 7x, Shefchik-27.908; 12. John Starks, 55, Starks-27.911; 13. John Nervo, 21, Nervo/Coggin-28.010; 14. Jerry Coons, Jr., 7, CED-28.027; 15. Dave Darland, 9x, Lewis-28.165; 16. Andy Michner, 26, JS-28.222; 17. A.J. Davis, 128, Owen-28.394; 18. Rick Hendrix, 12, Hendrix/Porto-28.397; 19. Steve Barth, 6, Potter-28.431; 20. Dane Carter, 77, Carter-28.436; 21. Clay Klepper, 17, Hartman-28.439; 22. Roger Corrigan, 65, Corrigan-28.455; 23. John Heydenreich, 62, Klatt-28.466; 24. Michael Lewis, 85, Lewis-28.477; 25. Rick Treadway, 88, Treadway-28.493; 26. Shane Scully, 56, Scully-28.504; 27. Travis Welpott, 18, P & E-28.590; 28. Marc DeBeaumont, 11, Sewell/DeBeaumont-28.658; 29. Tony Hunt, 30x, Cook-28.789; 30. Bryan Stanfill, 25, Stanfill-28.805; 31. Jason Lynch, 35, Lynch-28.845; 32. Nick Geranio, 39x, Alliance Racing-28.867; 33. Nick Lundgreen, 49, Lundgreen-28.906; 34. Kenneth Nichols, 95, Covington-28.937; 35. Wally Pankratz, 8x, Pankratz-28.996; 36. Matt Streeter, 74, Streeter-29.052; 37. Carl Olsen, 147, Team ASA-29.170; 38. Scooter Ellis, 73, Ellis-29.200; 39. Ed Carpenter, 3, TG-29.201; 40. Danny Ebberts, 14x, Schlachter-29.266; 41. Chad Nichols, 67, Zarounian-29.805; 42. Brian Tyler, 45, Hughes-30.352; 43. Kevin Newton, 44, Newton-30.590; 44. Gary Mondschein, 5, Mondschein-34.532; 45. Michael Roselli, Jr., 93, Roselli-NT; 46. Billy Felts, Sr., 18x, Felts-NT; 47. Steve Paden, 0, Farrier-NT; 48. Jack Hewitt, 24, Parker-NT; 49. Ronnie Johncox, 8, Johncox-NT; 50. Johnny Murdock, 0x, Murdock-NT; 51. Memo Gidley, 139, Alliance Racing-NT; 52. #2, JS-NT.

CONSOLATION RACE: (10 laps - Held Feb. 6) 1. Scully, 2. Welpott, 3. DeBeaumont, 4. Pankratz, 5. Stanfill, 6. Geranio, 7. Treadway, 8. Lynch, 9. Ebberts, 10. Ellis, 11. Olsen, 12. Streeter, 13. Newton, 14. Nichols, 15. Johncox, 16. Lundgreen, 17. Carpenter, 18. Hewitt, 19. Hunt, 20. Mondschein. NT

FEATURE: (25 Laps - Held Feb. 7) 1. Jason Leffler, 2. Ryan Newman, 3. Dave Steele, 4. Ricky Shelton, 5. Dave Darland, 6. Tracy Hines, 7. Andy Michner, 8. Kasey Kahne, 9. Steve Barth, 10. Jimmy Sills, 11. A.J. Fike, 12. John Nervo, 13. Shane Scully, 14. Marc DeBeaumont, 15. Bryan Stanfill, 16. Clay Klepper, 17. A.J. Davis, 18. Nick Geranio, 19. John Starks, 20. Brian Gerster, 21. Michael Lewis, 22. Roger Corrigan, 23. John Heydenreich, 24. Davey Hamilton, 25. Wally Pankratz, 26. Dane Carter, 27. Travis Welpott, 28. Rick Hendrix, 29. Tony Ave, 30. Jerry Coons, Jr. NT **Ronnie Johncox flipped during the consolation race. Kenneth Nichols was transported to St. John's hospital in critical condition with a closed head injury after crashing during the consolation race. Johncox was also transported to St. Joseph's Hospital for treatment of head and neck pain but he was awake and alert and listed in stable condition.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3 Shelton, Laps 4-12 Leffler, Laps 13-17 Newman, Laps 18-21 Leffler, Laps 22-23 Newman, Laps 24-25 Leffler.

NEW MCI WORLDCOM NATIONAL MIDGET CAR STANDINGS: 1-Leffler-38; 2-Newman-29; 3-Steele-27; 4-Shelton-27; 5-Darland-19; 6-Tracy Hines-19; 7-Michner-15; 8-Barth-11; 9-Fike-9; 10-Nervo-8 NEW MCI WORLDCOM WESTERN STATES MIDGET CAR STANDINGS: 1-Leffler-38; 2-Newman-29; 3-Steele-27; 4-Shelton-27; 5-Darland-19; 6-Hines-19; 7-Michner-15; 8-Kahne-13; 9-Barth-11; 10-Sills-11.

NEXT MCI WORLDCOM NATIONAL MIDGET CAR RACE: April 18 - Winchester (Ind.) Speedway

NEXT MCI WORLDCOM WESTERN STATES MIDGET CAR RACE: March 13 - Madera (CA) Speedway

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Series USAC
Drivers Jason Leffler , Ryan Newman , Davey Hamilton , Tony Ave , Rick Treadway , Kasey Kahne , Michael Lewis , John Nervo , Dave Darland , Danny Ebberts , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Jack Hewitt , Brian Tyler , Ronnie Johncox , John Heydenreich , Dane Carter , A.J. Fike , John Starks , Steve Paden , Jerry Coons , Wally Pankratz , Michael Roselli , Nick Lundgreen , Jimmy Sills , Clay Klepper , Brian Gerster , Bryan Stanfill , Tony Hunt , Rick Hendrix , Matt Streeter , Johnny Murdock , Ed Carpenter , Ricky Shelton