WS: Tucson Raceway Park 2000-06-12

Todd Ellison of West Jordan Utah captured Monday night's USAC Western Sprint Car race at Tucson (Ariz.) Raceway Park, leading the final nine laps of the race after a long duel with runner-up Tony Hunt. Ellison's victory boosted him past ...

Todd Ellison of West Jordan Utah captured Monday night's USAC Western Sprint Car race at Tucson (Ariz.) Raceway Park, leading the final nine laps of the race after a long duel with runner-up Tony Hunt. Ellison's victory boosted him past Davey Hamilton and into the series point lead going into tonight's events at Sandia Motorsports Park in Albuquerque, N.M. The "swing" concludes Wednesday night at the brand-new Dodge City (Kans.) Raceway Park. Ellison and his Custom Industries Special were followed to the checkered flag at Tucson by Hunt, Rick Williams, fast qualifier Jeff Gardner and Jimmy Sills. Gardner also won the first heat race and Hunt and Sills also won heats. Bryan Stanfill won the semi. Forty-lap feature events are on tap at both Albuquerque and Dodge City.

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: June 10, 2000 -- Tucson, Arizona - Tucson Raceway Park QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jeff Gardner, 51, Gardner-14.127; 2. Tony Hunt, 14, Pierson-14.202; 3. Todd Ellison, 20, Powell-14.304; 4. Rick Williams, 3, Finkenbinder-14.425; 5. Troy Cline, 11 Cline-14.435; 6. Bob Scott, 77, Scott-14.473; 7. Burney Lamar, 3x, Lamar-14.530; 8. Curtis Brown, 17, Brown-14.650; 9. Shauna Hogg, 5, Hogg-14.708; 10. Mike Boat, 74, Boat-14.829; 11. Bryan Stanfill, 88, Bumgarner-14.840; 12. Kenny Hamilton, 98, Tyler-14.882; 13. Mickey Meyer, Jr., 23, Meyer-14.902; 14. Dave Fitzgerland, 32, Fitzgerald-14.904; 15. Jimmy Sills, 4, Consani-14.964; 16. Kevin Kierce, 2, Swann-15.087; 17. Kevin Urton, 21, Urton-15.141; 18. Chuck Buckman, 76, Buckman-15.483; 19. Ryan Burdett, 36, Burdett-15.567; 20. Richie Sherrill, 15, Sherrill-15.570; 21. Mike McCreary, 71, McCreary-15.724; 22. Chuck Maddox, 99, Maddox-15.833; 23. Don O'Keefe, 0, O'Keefe-22.480; 24. #4x, Consani-NT. FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Gardner, 2. Boat, 3. Lamar, 4. Williams, 5. Kierce, 6. Meyer, 7. Burdett, 8. Maddox. 1:58.89 SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Hunt, 2. Urton, 3. Cline, 4. Brown, 5. Fitzgerald, 6. Stanfill, 7. Sherrill, 8. O'Keefe. 1:56.65 THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Sills, 2. Hogg, 3. K.Hamilton, 4. Ellison, 5. Buckman, 6. McCreary, 7. Scott. 2:00.97 SEMI: (10 laps) 1. Stanfill, Scott, 3. Kierce, 4. Fitzgerald, 5. Maddox, 6. McCreary, 7. Meyer, 8. Buckman, 9. Burdett, 10. O'Keefe. 2:30.88 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Todd Ellison, 2. Tony Hunt, 3. Rick Williams, 4. Jeff Gardner, 5. Jimmy Sills, 6. Burney Lamar, 7. Mike Boat, 8. Bob Scott, 9. Shauna Hogg, 10. Kenny Hamilton, 11. Kevin Kierce, 12. Dave Fitzgerald, 13. Troy cline, 14. Curtis Brown, 15. Bryan Stanfill, 16. Chuck Buckman, 17. Mike McCreary, 18. Chuck Maddox, 19. Richie Sherrill, 20. Mickey Meyer, Jr., 21. Ryan Burdett, 22. Kevin Urton, 23. Don O'Keefe. 10:13.68

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-12 Williams Laps 13-31 Hunt, Laps 32-40 Ellison.

NEW WESTERN SPRINT CAR STANDINGS: 1-Ellison-393; 2-Davey Hamilton-381; 3-Gardner-366; 4-Hunt-342; 5-Lamar-327; 6-Boat-324; 7-Kierce-283; 8-Amy Barnes-214; 9-Brown-170; 10-K.Hamilton-169.

NEXT WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE: June 12 - Albuquerque, NM - Sandia Motorsports Park

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Series USAC
Drivers Davey Hamilton , Troy Cline , Burney Lamar , Mike Boat , Jimmy Sills , Rick Williams , Bryan Stanfill , Tony Hunt
Teams Williams