BNS: Loudon results

LOUDON, N.H. (July 21, 2001) - Brad Leighton of Center Harbor, N.H., who is the defending Busch North Series, NASCAR Touring champion, took the lead from Martin Truex, Jr., of Mayetta, N.J., on lap 121 and went win the New England 125 at New ...

LOUDON, N.H. (July 21, 2001) - Brad Leighton of Center Harbor, N.H., who is the defending Busch North Series, NASCAR Touring champion, took the lead from Martin Truex, Jr., of Mayetta, N.J., on lap 121 and went win the New England 125 at New Hampshire International Speedway this past Saturday. Leighton used a daring three-wide move entering turn one and a lapped car to overtake Truex. Truex came home second with Kelly Moore of Scarborough, Me., third. Matt Kobyluck of Uncasville, Conn., finished fourth, the highest of in his career. Dale Quarterley rounded out the top-five. Mike Olsen, who is the current series point leader, finished 12th and holds a 143-point margin over Moore. Leighton captured the Bud Pole and the Gatorade Front Runner Award. Brian Hoar of Williston, Vt., was the Raybestos Brakes Rookie of the Race.

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BUSCH NORTH SERIES, NASCAR TOURING NEW ENGLAND 125 - JULY 21, 2001 - $159,900 New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H. (1.058 mile paved oval)

UNOFFICIAL FINISH (finishing position, starting position, driver, hometown, manufacturer, laps completed, reason out if any, money won)

1. (1) Brad Leighton, Center Harbor, N.H., Chevrolet, 125, $19,375 2. (6) Martin Truex, Jr, Mayetta, N.J., Chevrolet, 125, $11,755 3. (7) Kelly Moore, Scarborough, Me., Chevrolet, 125, $8,770 4. (22) Matt Kobyluck, Uncasville, Conn., Chevrolet, 125, $6,500 5. (5) Dale Quarterley, Westfield, Mass., Chevrolet, 125, $5,500 6. (20) Dennis Demers, Shelburne, Vt., Chevrolet, 125, $5,000 7. (13) Bryan Wall, Plaistow, N.H., Ford, 125, $4,500 8. (4) Jerry Marquis, Broad Brook, Conn., Chevrolet, 125, $3,500 9. (23) Bill Penfold, Yarmouth, Me., Chevrolet, 125, $3,500 10. (17) Tracy Gordon, Strong, Me., Chevrolet, 125, $3,000 11. (21) Milke Gallo, Sanford, Me., Ford, 125, $2,400 12. (25) Mike Olsen, N. Haverhill, N.H., Chevrolet, 125, $2,800 13. (24) Greg Schaefer, Hatboro, Pa., Chevrolet, 125, $2,700 14. (16) Mike Stefanik, Coventry, R.I., Chevrolet, 125, $2,100 15. (11) Paul Wolfe, Milford, N.Y., Chevrolet, 125, $1,950 16. (12) Brian Hoar, Williston, Vt., Pontiac, 125, $3,350 17. (15) Herb Drugg, Troy, N.H., Chevrolet, 125, $1,425 18. (3) Dale Shaw, Center Conway, N.H., Chevrolet, 125, $2,250 19. (32) Adam Friend, Pittsfield, Me., Ford, 124, $1,700 20. (14) Paul Richardson, Georgetown, Mass., Chevrolet, 124, $2,150 21. (8) Ted Christopher, Plainville, Conn., Pontiac, 124, $1,600 22. (31) Dan Koonmen, Fairport, N.Y., Pontiac, 124, $2,075 23. (29) Barney McRae, Colchester, Vt., Chevrolet, 123, $2,050 24. (18) Jamie Aube, Manchester, N.H., Chevrolet, 123, $2,025 25. (19) Mike Johnson, Salisbury, Mass., Ford, 123, $2,000 26. (33) Joey McCarthy, Randolph, N.J., Chevrolet, 122, $1,975 27. (27) Brad Boissonneault, Meriden, Conn., Chevrolet, 122, $$1,450 28. (28) Travis Benjamin, Morrill, Me., Ford, 121, $1,925 29. (38) Doug Hurst, Rockland, Mass., Pontiac, 120, $1,400 30. (30) Kip Stockwell, Randolph, Vt., Chevrolet, 119, Broken axle, $1,875 31. (40) Tommy Beamer, Williamstown, N.J., Chevrolet, 118, Running, $1,350 32. (36) Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, Mass., Chevrolet, 118, $1,825 33. (35) Scott Bouley, Thomaston, Conn., Chevrolet, 117, $1,300 34. (34) Carey Heath, Eliot, Me., Chevrolet, 117, $1,775 35. (39) Doug Krpata, Bethpage, N.Y., Chevrolet, 112, $1,250 36. (41) Mike Speakman, Pylesville, Md., Chevrolet, 112, $1,225 37. (26) Dennis Doyle, Plymouth, Conn., Chevrolet, 76, Accident, $1,200 38. (10) Bryon Chew, Mattituck, N.Y., Chevrolet, 72, Handling, $1,700 39. (37) Tim Zock, Youngsville, Pa., Ford, 67, Transmission, $1,200 40. (2) Tom Carey, Orange, Mass., Chevrolet, 66, Engine, $1,200 41. (9) Mike Rowe, Turner, Me., Chevrolet, 8, Engine, $1,700

TIME OF RACE: 1 hour, 18 minutes, 43 seconds AVERAGE SPEED: 100.805 mph MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.346 seconds CAUTION PERIODS: 5 for 20 laps LEAD CHANGES: 7 among 4 drivers

LAP LEADERS: Brad Leighton 1-11, Dale Quarterley 12-20, Martin Truex Jr. 21-32, Brad Boissonneault 33-41, Truex 42-49, Leighton 50-89, Truex 90-120, Leighton 121-125

BUD POLE AWARD: Brad Leighton, Burnham Boilers Chevrolet (30.550 seconds @ 124.674 mph)

GATORADE FRONT RUNNER AWARD: Brad Leighton, Burnham Boilers Chevrolet

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD: Brian Hoar, Goss Dodge/Worldwide Monkey Pontiac

FLOWMASTER STAR OF THE RACE AWARD: Matt Kobyluck, Mohegan Sun Chevrolet

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: PCCW Inc, Burnham Boilers Chevrolet

BUSCH NORTH SERIES, NASAR TOURING TOP TEN POINT STANDINGS (Number of wins in parentheses) 1.) Mike Olsen (2) - 1721 2.) Kelly Moore (2) - 1578 3.) Mike Johnson (2) - 1547 4.) Brad Leighton (2) - 1546 5.) Tracy Gordon (1) - 1520 6.) Dale Quarterley - 1497 7.) Bryan Wall - 1470 8.) Martin Truex, Jr. (1) - 1466 9.) Dennis Demers - 1446 10.) Jamie Aube - 1427

-AL Robinson

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