Las Vegas Bullring race summary 2002-09-14

Alderman crowned Late Model track champion. Slack posts back-to-back Late Model wins at Bullring. LAS VEGAS-- Thane Alderman clinched the NASCAR Late Model track championship, while Rod Slack posted his second NASCAR Late Model win this season...

Alderman crowned Late Model track champion.
Slack posts back-to-back Late Model wins at Bullring.

LAS VEGAS-- Thane Alderman clinched the NASCAR Late Model track championship, while Rod Slack posted his second NASCAR Late Model win this season at Dodge Night at The Orleans NASCAR Weekly Racing Series presented by Dodge Saturday night at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

After taking the green flag in the 40-lap main event, Alderman clinched the NASCAR Late Model track championship.

"I really wanted to win tonight, but third isn't bad," said Alderman. "It was a good year."

Slack of Fort Worth, Texas was able to hold off teammate Mike Cofer and Alderman in the 40-lap NASCAR Late Model main event to collect his second consecutive win in three trips to the Bullring.

"Two wins is something special," said Slack. "Back-to-back wins always gets your blood rushing."

In NASCAR Outlaw Stock action, Glenn Burke collected his 10th win this season in the 25-lap main event and was crowned the track champion. Chris Bray finished second followed by Pat Petrie and Tom Youmans.

After a 13th-place finish in the 25-lap Legends Cars feature, David Anderson was crowned the Legends Cars track champion. Spencer Clark won the main event followed by father TJ Clark and rookie Michael Fredericks.

"It came down pretty close to the end," said Anderson. "It took me finishing every race this season to pull this off."

Andrew Murphy of Lancaster, Calif. won the Bandolero Cars track championship.

"This is the one I wanted all year," said Murphy.

In the 10-lap Bandolero Cars main event Texas resident Dean Abbey took charge to capture the checkered flag. Austin Murphy finished second followed by Josh Gross and Kevin Terrell.

Rick Rogas won the Thunder Roadster main event, while Stoney Gray finished second and clinched the track championship. Paul Green finished third and David Green fourth.

"I just wanted to win tonight," said Gray.

CHAMPIONS:
NASCAR Late Model track champion: Thane Alderman
NASCAR Outlaw Stock track champion: Glenn Burke
Legends Cars track champion: David Anderson
Bandolero Cars track champion: Andrew Murphy
Thunder Roadsters track champion: Stoney Gray

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Series NASCAR , Stock car
Drivers David Green , Mike Cofer , Paul Green