Millington, Tenn - May 12, 2000 - Summerville, S.C.'s Benny Gordon earned his first career Bud Pole Award by topping 26 other Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring drivers this afternoon at Memphis Motorsports Park. Gordon, driver of the...
Millington, Tenn - May 12, 2000 - Summerville, S.C.'s Benny Gordon earned his first career Bud Pole Award by topping 26 other Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring drivers this afternoon at Memphis Motorsports Park. Gordon, driver of the Johnny's Haulmark Trailers Chevrolet, circled the 0.750-mile oval in a time of 22.294 seconds at an average speed of 121.109 mph. He will lead the field to the green tomorrow afternoon at approximately 4:45 p.m. CDT, immediately after the completion of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Quaker State 200 presented by AutoZone. The $76,350 Memphis Motorsports Park 100 is the fifth of 17 races on the 2000 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring schedule. St. Joseph, Mich.'s Gary Terry completes the front row for tomorrow's event. The Quality First Diecast Chevrolet driver checked in with a time of 22.413 seconds at an average speed of 120.466 mph. Rounding out the top five were Brian Smith, Lee Tissot and Jeff Fultz. Series points leader Billy Bigley, Jr. starts eighth.
<pre> Starting Lineup Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Memphis Motorsports Park - Millington, Tenn. $76,350 Memphis Motorsports Park 100 - May 13, 2000 showing starting position, car #, driver hometown, sponsor/make/model, lap time, lap speed.
1 72 Benny Gordon Summerville, S.C. Johnny's Haulmark Trailers Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.294 121.109 2 3 Gary Terry St. Joseph, Mich. Quality First Diecast Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.413 120.466 3 20 Brian Smith Mooresville, N.C. Juba Glass Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.480 120.107 4 01 Lee Tissot Asheville, N.C. Brinkley Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 22.497 120.016 5 54 Jeff Fultz Cincinnati, Oh. Cleaver Brooks/C&C Boilers/Honeywell Chevrolet 22.518 119.904 6 52 Scott Hansen Green Bay, Wisc. Victor Ford Sales/AFCO Racing Products Ford Thunderbird 22.552 119.723 7 28 Billy Bigley, Jr. Naples, Fla. Peerless Woodworking/Nevamar Decorative Surfaces Chevrolet 22.581 119.570 8 8 #Casey Yunick Holly Hill, Fla. Lou Ana Cooking Oil/Orlando Action Auto Chevrolet 22.637 119.274 9 00 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, Fla. Pennzoil Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.649 119.211 10 19 Steven Howard Greer, S.C. Dick Brooks Automotive/Aloe Luya Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.675 119.074 11 87 Kevin Prince Wilmington, N.C. Wells Transmission Service Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.693 118.979 12 75 #Billy Mills Fairhope, Ala. Mills Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.699 118.948 13 10 #Ryan Crane Pendergrass, Ga. Fresh Frozen Foods Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.710 118.890 14 45 Scott Kilby Statesville, N.C. Arndt & Herman Windows Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.734 118.765 15 14 Josh Clemons New Albany, Ind. Fuzzy's Sauces/SkySpy Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.765 118.603 16 86 Wayne Anderson Wildwood, Fla. Jani-King Chevrolet Monte Carlo 22.840 118.214 17 63 #Greg Pope Monroe, N.C. Galloway Trucking/R.C. Retail Concepts Chevrolet 22.935 117.724 18 98 #Kevin Bryant Dade City, Fla. Brinkley Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 23.043 117.172 19 34 Ken Weaver Mishawaka, Ind. Square D/Low Bob's Discount Tobacco Chevrolet Monte Carlo 23.198 116.389 20 09 Randy Gentry Easley, S.C. Carolina Painting/Milliken Cleaners Chevrolet Monte Carlo 23.247 116.144 21 37 Larry Raines Cumming, Ga. Marathon Electric/Palmetto Trading Co. Chevrolet Monte Carlo 23.290 115.930 22 66 Tina Gordon Centre, Ala. InLand Buildings/Line-X/Phillips 66/Enginewear Chevrolet 23.655 114.141 23 4 Jim Brinkley, Jr. Asheville, N.C. Brinkley Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 23.681 114.015 24 18 George Ingole Lakeland, Fla. Freezer Radiator Cooling Agent Chevrolet Monte Carlo 23.770 113.589 25 47 Kris Frost Duncan, Ok. Lynn's Auto Parts/Carlisle's Machine Chevrolet Monte Carlo 25.288 106.770 26 11 A.J. Frank Bluffton, S.C. Coastal Medical Associates Chevrolet Monte Carlo Time disallowed 27 57 Scott Carlson Pensacola, Fla. Advance Construction/Willie's Restaurant Chevrolet No time
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