Knoxville Nationals: Wednesday Prelim results

2004 Midwest Ford Dealers 44th Annual Knoxville Nationals Qualifying Night ...

2004 Midwest Ford Dealers 44th Annual Knoxville Nationals Qualifying Night # 1 Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Qualifying Time Trials
1) 7 Craig Dollansky 13.359 2) 7S Jason Sides 15.401 3) 88H Fred Rahmer 15.412 4) 1J Brent Anthill 15.348 5) 2 Joey Saldana 15.443 6) 2L Ed Lynch Jr. 15.454 7) 15K Chad Kemenah 15.471 8) 72 Dale Blaney 14.495 C9) 22 Billy Alley 15.499 10) 21B Brian Brown 15.518 11) 50D Jason Johnson 15.520 12) 10C Jeremy Campbell 15.615 13) 5W Lucas Wolfe 15.632 14) 1X Randy Hannagan 15.632 15) 15 Donny Schatz 15.36 16) 56 Chris Walraven 15.640 17) 1S Jaymie Moyle 15.646 18) 80K Mike Kertscher 15.667 19) 12 Greg Hodnett 15.679 20) 56L Loren Langerud 15.715 21) 97 Aaron Berryhill 15.724 22) 47 Matt Moro 15.735 23) 83JR Tim Kaeding 15.739 24) 1 Sammy Swindell 15.747 25) 1W Chad Meyer 15.756 26) 1Z Mark Smith 15.758 27) 70 Calvin Landis 15.763 28) 6R Roger Rager 15.771 29) 7TW Brandon Wimmer 15.773 30) 11 Steve Kinser 15.780 31) 11C Roger Crockett 15.798 32) 9T Travis Whitney 15.802 33) 60 Colin Northway 15.830 34) 02 Mike Reinke 15.840 35) 70X Phil Gressman 15.890 36) R19 Jason Solwold 15.900 37) 91 John Sernett 15.903 38) 77 Lance DeWease 15.928 39) 6 Tim Shaffer 15.941 40) 4M Shane Stewart 15.955 41) 71R Ryan Anderson 15.966 42) 56X Ralph Spithaler 15.995 43) 4 Danny Smith 15.995 44) 3 Bob Bennett 15.998 45) 35A Danny Wood 16.003 46) 2K Kevin Frey 16.009 47) 29 Travis Rilat 16.021 48) 44 Chad Hill 16.051 49) 66 Brooke Tatnell 16.107 50) 24H Josh Higday 16.251 51) 15X Bobby Mincer 16.263 52) 98 Mike Lutz 16.302 53) 11J Jeff Johnson 16.353 54) 44J CJ Johnson 16.353 55) 15S Jerral Slinkard 16.391 56) 20S Stevie Walsh 16.519 57) 6B Bill Rose 58) X Chuck Swenson 16.654 59) 35 Greg Jones 16.881 60) 75AC Ty Bartz 17.116 61) 33 Brent Matus 17.611 62) 17J Jerry Brey 17.667

Notes:

75AC Ty Bartz loses a left front tire and spins into Turn 2.

Craig Dollansky qualifies with a fast lap of 15.359, going out 18th.

Last Chance Heat Race / 8 Laps / Top 8 to the back of the C Main, all drivers qualified under the top 50)
1. 6R Bill Rose 2. 98 Mike Lutz 3. 15X Bobby Mincer 4. 11J Jeff Johnson 5. 15S Jerral Slinkard 6. X Chuck Swenson 7. 35 Greg Jones 8. 33 Brent Matus 9. 75AC Ty Bartz 10. 44J CJ Johnson 11. 20S Stevie Walsh

Notes:

Lap 1 - 20S Stevie Walsh rubs 44J CJ Johnson coming down the back stretch. Both drivers flip numerous times and come to a stop. Both drivers escape unharmed.

Heat 1 / 10 Laps / 1-4 to the A Main, 5-8 to B Main, 9-10 C Main)
1) 2K Kevin Frey 2) R19 Jason Solwold 3) 11C Roger Crockett 4) 97 Aaron Berryhill 5) 50D Jason Johnson 6) 7 Craig Dollansky 7) 1Z Mark Smith 8) 2L Ed Lynch Jr. 9) 71R Ryan Anderson 10) 56 Chris Walraven

Notes:

Fast qualifier Dollansky can only manage 6th place and must race the B Main.

Heat 2 /10 Laps / 1-4 to the A Main, 5-8 to B Main, 9-10 C Main)
1) 70 Calvin Landis 2) 15K Chad Kemenah 3) 56X Ralph Spithaler 4) 9T Travis Whitney 5) 29 Travis Rilat 6) 7S Jason Sides 7) 47 Matt Moro 8) 10C Jeremy Campbell 9) 91 John Sernett 10) 1S Jaymie Moyle

Notes:

Lap 1 - 91 Sernett takes the lead going into Turn 3.

Lap 6 -- 70 Landis takes lead as Sernett bobbles in Turn 4.

Lap 8 -- 15K Chad Kemenah powers into the top four.

Heat 3 / 10 Laps / 1-4 to the A Main, 5-8 to B Main, 9-10 C Main)
1) 4 Danny Smith 2) 77 Lance DeWease 3) 83JR Tim Kaeding 4) 88H Fred Rahmer 5) 5W Lucas Wolfe 6) 72 Dale Blaney 7) 44 Chad Hill 8) 80K Mike Kertscher 9) 6R Roger Rager 10) 60 Colin Northway

Notes:

Lap 7 -- 6R Roger Rager begins to Smoke

Lap 6 -- 83JR Tim Kaeding passes two cars into 3rd Place in Turn 4.

Heat 4 / 10 Laps / 1-4 to the A Main, 5-8 to B Main, 9-10 C Main)
1) 6 Tim Shaffer 2) 66 Brooke Tatnell 3) 12 Greg Hodnett 4) 1X Randy Hannagan 5) 22 Billy Alley 6) 02 Mike Reinke 7) 1J Brent Antill 8) 7TW Brandon Wimmer 9) 1 Sammy Swindell 10) 3 Bob Bennett

Notes:

Lap 2 -- 3 Bob Bennett bobbles coming out of Turn 4 and flips on the front stretch. Bennett is finished for the evening.

Lap 3 -- 1 Swindell slides into 3rd in Turn 3.

Lap 7 -- 1 Swindell takes lead crossing the checkers.

Lap 8 -- 1 Swindell slows in Turn 4 after losing rear end gear, retires from the race.

Heat 5 / 10 Laps / 1-4 to the A Main, 5-8 to B Main, 9-10 C Main)
1) 1W Chad Meyer 2) 35A Danny Wood 3) 4M Shane Stewart 4) 15 Donny Schatz 5) 11 Steve Kinser 6) 21B Brian Brown 7) 56L Loren Langerud 8) 24H Josh Higday 9) 70X Phil Gressman 10) 2 Joey Saldana

Notes:

Lap 2 -- 2 Saldana and 11 Kinser touch in the back stretch.

Lap 7 -- 2 Saldana makes contact with the fence in Turn 4.

Lap 10 -- 15 Schatz and 11 Kinser battle between Lap 8 to 10 for fourth with 15 Schatz taking the spot at the checkers by two car lengths.

C Feature -- (10 Laps, Top 2 transfer to B Main)
1) 1 Sammy Swindell 2) 56 Chris Walraven 3) 60 Colin Northway 4) 91 John Sernett 5) 70X Phil Gressman 6) 71R Ryan Anderson 7) 98 Mike Lutz 8) 6B Bill Rose 9) 11J Jeff Johnson 10) 15X Bobby Mincer 11) 15S Jerral Slinkard 12) X Chuck Swenson 13) 35 Greg Jones 14) 33 Brent Matus 15) 6R Roger Rager 16) 1S Jaymie Moyle

Notes:

2 Joey Saldana scheduled to start on the pole has scratched due to damage sustained from his heat race.

Lap 3 -- 1 Sammy Swindell takes the lead going into Turn 4 on the high side.

Lap 9 -- 6R Roger Rager slows going into Turn 4 while running second.

B Feature -- (12 Laps, Top 4 transfer to the A Main)
1) 7S Jason Sides 2) 7 Craig Dollansky 3) 1J Brent Anthill 4) 11 Steve Kinser 5) 22 Billy Alley 6) 2L Ed Lynch Jr. 7) 21B Brian Brown 8) 72 Dale Blaney 9) 1Z Mark Smith 10) 56L Loren Langerud 11) 80K Mike Kertscher 12) 5W Lucas Wolfe 13) 7TW Brandon Wimmer 14) 24H Josh Higday 15) 10C Jeremy Campbell 16) 29 Travis Rilat 17) 44 Chad Hill 18) 56 Chris Walraven 19) 1 Sammy Swindell 20) 02 Mike Reinke

Notes:

Initial Start -- 02 Mike Reinke gets loose in Turn 2 and flips into the wall.

Lap 6 -- 1 Sammy Swindell slows to a stop in Turn 1.

Lap 12 -- 11 Steve Kinser duels with 22 Billy Alley to the checkers with Kinser taking the fourth spot as they drag raced to the checkered flag.

A Feature -- (20 Laps)
1) Tim Kaeding 2) 15 Donny Schatz 3) 1W Chad Meyer 4) 12 Greg Hodnett 5) 6 Tim Shaffer 6) 15K Chad Kemenah 7) 88H Fred Rahmer 8) 66 Brooke Tatnell 9) 4M Shane Stewart 10) 1X Randy Hannagan 11) 7 Craig Dollansky 12) 77 Lance DeWease 13) 70 Calvin Landis 14) 1J Brent Antill 15) 7S Jason Sides 16) R19 Jason Solwold 17) 4 Danny Smith 18) 97 Aaron Berryhill 19) 11C Roger Crockett 20) 35A Danny Wood 21) 9T Travis Whitney 22) 56X Ralph Spithaler 23) 2K Kevin Frey 24) 11 Steve Kinser

Notes:

Lap 4 -- 11 Steve Kinser is up in smoke in Turn 4 as he had run from 24th to 11th within the first four laps.

Lap 5 -- 2K Kevin Frey into the wall in Turn 2 leading down the backstretch.

Lap 6 -- 9T Travis Whitney bobbles on the cushion in Turn 1, tips over on his side and back on four wheels.

Lap 13 -- 83JR Tim Kaeding dives under 1W Chad Meyer to take the lead.

Wednesday Qualifying Points Top Ten 2004 Knoxville Nationals
88H Fred Rahmer -- 475 Points
15K Chad Kemenah -- 475 7
Craig Dollansky -- 465 15
Donny Schatz -- 461 7S
Jason Sides -- 455 12
Greg Hodnett -- 452 1J
Brent Anthill -- 450 83JR
Tim Kaeding -- 450 1W
Chad Meyer -- 448 1X
Randy Hannagan -- 447

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Tim Shaffer , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , Sammy Swindell , Craig Dollansky , Aaron Berryhill , Brian Brown , Brooke Tatnell , Jason Sides , Joey Saldana , Randy Hannagan , Shane Stewart , Travis Rilat , Lucas Wolf , Bill Rose , Chad Kemenah , Tim Kaeding , Roger Crockett , Jason Johnson , CJ Johnson