Big River race report 2002-05-26

Griffin tops in Memorial Weekend shows at Big River. BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (May 25-26, 2002) Tim Griffin had an outstanding weekend in the Open 4x4 class at Big River Sand Drags by taking first place during both nights of the two-day show along...

Griffin tops in Memorial Weekend shows at Big River.

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (May 25-26, 2002) Tim Griffin had an outstanding weekend in the Open 4x4 class at Big River Sand Drags by taking first place during both nights of the two-day show along with top eliminator honors on opening night. Griffin's future son-in-law, John Detterly, defeated him in the top eliminator race Sunday night for his only loss of the weekend.

Daniel Wies was the second place winner on Saturday night in the class. In Race Rail, Robert Franks was the winner with Ken Barbee second. Barbee was the top eliminator.

In Off Road Modified, Todd Dee was the top eliminator and first place winner while Wayne Harris captured second place.

In Stock Buggy, Troy Conway finished first and Josh Harris second, but it was Harris winning the top eliminator race.

In Stock Truck, Roger Petty was the top eliminator and first place winner while Gladys Edwards was second.

In Vehicle ET, J.R. Dreher captured first place with Edwards second. Edwards then won the top eliminator race.

In the MSRA Quick 8 competition, Steve Lanvermeier was the first place winner.

In Super Pro ATV, Ziggy Ziegler was the top eliminator and first place winner while Josh Varner took home second place.

In Pro ATV, Jason Stepon was first and Archie Camden second, but Camden won the top eliminator race.

In ATV-1, Nathan Yates was first and Scott Nations second, but Nations won the top eliminator race.

And in Junior ATV on Saturday, Eric McCoy was the first place winner while Carmeron Coleman finished second.

In racing action on Sunday, Danny Griffin was the top eliminator and first place winner in the Water Pumper class while Dustin Griffin finished in second place.

In Race Rail, Cory Dee was the top eliminator and first place winner while Gary Parker finished second.

In Off Road Modified, Todd Dee was the first place and top eliminator winner with Kevin Sellers taking second.

In Vehicle ET, Danny Nowland picked up the first place title with Sam Thompson taking second place and top eliminator.

In Super Pro ATV, John Conner was first and Jimmy Burns second with Burns the top eliminator.

In Pro ATV, Ricky Robinson was the top eliminator and first place winner while Dale Bates Jr. took home second place.

In ATV-1, Nathan Yates was the top eliminator and first place winner while Nathan Marcus took home second place.

And in Junior ATV, Cameron Coleman was the first place winner with Allie Glatczak second.

Racing action continues this Saturday night at Big River Sand Drags.

Gates open at 3 p.m. with time trials at 4 and racing at 7. This week is Monterrey Mushroom Night and Senior Citizens Night. All senior citizens at 55 and older will be admitted free with ID. For more information phone (573) 358-5009.

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