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'Buckeye Bullet' Wins Rain-Shortened Tulsa Race By Richard Day TULSA, OK (June 25) - Dave Blaney was declared the winner of the Skoal Outlaw Series' rain-shortened "A" Feature at Tulsa Speedway Tuesday when series ...

'Buckeye Bullet' Wins Rain-Shortened Tulsa Race By Richard Day TULSA, OK (June 25) - Dave Blaney was declared the winner of the Skoal Outlaw Series' rain-shortened "A" Feature at Tulsa Speedway Tuesday when series officials determined the track unsafe after 22 laps of the scheduled 30-lap race. It was the first time since in almost four years that rain forced World of Outlaws officials to throw the checkered flag before the prescribed number of laps had been completed. Fifteen laps remained in the "A" Feature at Black Hills Speedway on July 4, 1992, when Sammy Swindell was ruled the winner. The victory was the fifth of the year for "The Buckeye Bullet," who also won a Skoal Outlaw Series main event at Tulsa on April 8, 1990. Blaney, the fourth-fastest qualifier in the 32-car field, started the main event outside the second row. As Vivarin Dash winner Mark Kinser burst into the lead from the pole, Blaney chased Broken Arrow, OK, drivers Lance Blevins and Aaron Berryhill around the semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. As Blevins challenged the Skoal Outlaw Series points leader for first place, Blaney steered the #10 Vivarin J&J into the high groove in the second corner to pass Berryhill for third. Mark had a five car-length lead when "The Buckeye Bullet" caught Blevins late in the third lap, and passed him in turn four the next time around. The leaders were approaching lapped traffic with Blaney only two car-lengths behind Kinser when Swindell stopped his #1 ChannelLock Gambler on the back straightaway with a blown engine. With Sammy being credited with a 23rd-place finish, brother Jeff Swindell's eighth-place run pushed him past Sammy into sixth place in the World of Outlaws point standings. The race resumed amid sprinkling rain. Andy Hillenburg, Tulsa's new one-lap record holder, passed Berryhill for fourth place four laps later. Kinser was three car-lengths ahead of Blaney when the leaders caught the backmarkers during the 13th lap. Mark moved through lapped traffic easily, and opened a six-car-length advantage within two laps. "The Buckeye Bullet" started narrowing the gap by lap 18, and caught Kinser the next time around. With the #5M Wirtgen Maxim getting tighter and tighter with each passing lap, it became tougher to control. Mark lifted its front end and almost bicycled through turn two early in the 20th lap, allowing Blaney to pass him for the lead. The sprinkles became a shower two laps later, prompting officials to throw the caution flag. The race was declare complete when, after three caution laps, the rain continued pelting the track. With caution flag flying, officials discovered the muffler was missing from Hillenburg's #2 STP J&J. Andy, a World of Outlaws "A" Feature winner at Tulsa on July 28, 1993, was disqualified and credited with a 24th-place finish. Hillenburg's misfortune allowed Stevie Smith to pass him for fourth place in the Skoal Outlaws Series points race. Hillenburg, another Broken Arrow resident, thrilled the sellout crowd when he broke Tulsa's qualifying standard with a 14.602-second lap. Andy lowered Bobby Allen's five-year old record by .036 seconds. While Blaney and Mark were scored first and second in the main event, Blevins achieved a career-best finish of third place. Steve Kinser, a four-time winner at Tulsa, finished fourth, ahead of Smith, Berryhill, Fourth Quaker State Heat Race winner Gary Wright, Jeff Swindell, Shane Stewart and Johnny Herrera. Stewart, the Second Quaker State Heat Race winner, passed nine cars to claim ninth place. Greg Hodnett, the last driver to qualify for the "A" Feature, raced into 15th place from outside the 12th row. Hodnett's collision with Mike Peters in the First Quaker State Heat Race caused Peters to finish eighth, keeping him out of the Vivarin Dash and putting Blevins and Berryhill on the front row of the five-lap race. WoO 1996 World of Outlaws/Skoal Outlaw Series Tulsa Speedway, Tulsa, OK Tuesday, June 25, Feature Program #30 Qualifications: 1. Andy Hillenburg, Hillenburg 2, 14.602 (new one-lap record); 2. Jeff Swindell, Two Winners 7TW, 14.676; 3. Mark Kinser, Kinser 5M, 14.676; 4. Dave Blaney, Luna 10, 14.702; 5. Mike Peters, Grandstaff 66, 14.703; 6. Lance Blevins, Blevins 21, 14.728; 7. Aaron Berryhill, Berryhill 97, 14.830; 8. Stevie Smith, Motter 71M, 14.855; 7. Sammy Swindell, Swindell 1, 14.864; 10. Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 14.872; 11. Jim Carr, McCarr 7M, 14.936; 12. Gary Wright, Action Motorsports 9, 14.937; 13. Joe Gaerte, Gaerte 3G, 14.950; 14. Johnny Herrera, Sonner 47, 14.962; 15. Joey Saldana, Stanton 75, 14.997; 16. Jac Haudenschild, Elden 22, 15.016; 17. Tommie Estes, Jr., Threatt 29, 15.040; 18. Shane Stewart, Stewart 9S, 15.053; 19. Jerry Stone, Crown Enterprises 63, 15.165; 20. Danny Lasoski, Forbrook 5, 15.178; 21. Mike Goodman, Midwestern Engineering 20M, 15.229; 22. Danny Wood, Jarnigan 1N, 15.252; 23. Dion Hindi, Hindi 11A, 15.347; 24. Tony Edmonson, Edmonson 2E, 15.350; 25. Greg Hodnett, Helm 11H, 15.426; 26. Mike Miller, Miller 4M, 15.440; 27. Shane Carson, Helms 12$, 15.445; 28. Aaron Lemmons, Lemmons 12, 15.640; 29. Ray Campbell, Campbell 6, 15.777; 30. Billy Frazier, Frazier 21F, 15.830; 31. Jimmy Lambert, Lambert 92, 15.845; 32. Donnie Crawford, Hillenburg 55, 15.860. First Quaker State Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Mike Goodman, 2. Tommie Estes, Jr., 3. Sammy Swindell, 4. Joe Gaerte, 5. Andy Hillenburg, 6. Ray Campbell, 7. Greg Hodnett, 8. Mike Peters. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Second Quaker State Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Shane Stewart, 2. Steve Kinser, 3. Joe Gaerte, 4. Lance Blevins, 5. Johnny Herrera, 6. Danny Wood, 7. Mike Miller, 8. Billy Frazier. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Third Quaker State Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Dion Hindi, 2. Jim Carr, 3. Joey Saldana, 4. Aaron Berryhill, 5. Mark Kinser, 6. Shane Carson, 7. Jerry Stone, 8. Jimmy Lambert. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Fourth Quaker State Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Gary Wright, 2. Danny Lasoski, 3. Dave Blaney, 4. Jac Haudenschild, 5. Stevie Smith, 6. Donnie Crawford, 7. Aaron Lemmons, 8. Tony Edmonson. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Vivarin Dash (five laps): 1. Mark Kinser, 2. Aaron Berryhill, 3. Lance Blevins, 4. Dave Blaney, 5. Jeff Swindell, 6. Sammy Swindell, 7. Andy Hillenburg, 8. Stevie Smith. (finish determined the first eight starting positions in the "A" Feature) B Feature (12 laps): 1. Danny Wood, 2. Mike Peters, 3. Tony Edmonson, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Jimmy Lambert ($210); 6. Donnie Crawford ($185); 7. Jerry Stone ($160); 8. Shane Carson ($110); 9. Aaron Lemmons ($100); 10. Ray Campbell ($90); 11. Mike Miller ($70), 12. Billy Frazier ($60). (first four qualified for the "A" Feature) A Feature (scheduled for 30 laps, called after 22): 1. Dave Blaney ($6,010); 2. Mark Kinser ($3,510); 3. Lance Blevins ($2,510); 4. Steve Kinser ($2,210); 5. Stevie Smith ($2,110); 6. Aaron Berryhill ($2,010); 7. Gary Wright ($1,610); 8. Jeff Swindell ($1,510); 9. Shane Stewart ($1,410); 10. Johnny Herrera ($1,310); 11. Jac Haudenschild ($1,160); 12. Joe Gaerte ($1,110); 13. Jim Carr ($1,060); 14. Tommie Estes, Jr. ($1,010); 15. Greg Hodnett ($730); 16. Danny Wood ($530); 17. Joey Saldana ($410); 18. Dion Hindi ($410); 19. Tony Edmonson ($430); 20. Mike Peters ($430); 21. Mike Goodman ($410); 22. Danny Lasoski ($410); 23. Sammy Swindell ($410); 24. Andy Hillenburg ($410). Lap leaders: Mark Kinser 1-19, Dave Blaney 20-22 EcoWater Quick-Time Award winner: Andy Hillenburg WoO

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Andy Hillenburg , Mark Kinser , Danny Lasoski , Steve Kinser , Sammy Swindell , Mike Miller , Aaron Berryhill , Joey Saldana , Shane Stewart , Dave Blaney , Jac Haudenschild , Johnny Herrera , Jeff Swindell