2003 Kele World Challenge lineup

Drivers from the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia will compete for a purse of $39,525 in tonight's Kele World Challenge. The purse is as follows: $10,000, $5,000, $3,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,800, $1,700, $1,600, $1,500, $1,4000, ...

Drivers from the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia will compete for a purse of $39,525 in tonight's Kele World Challenge. The purse is as follows: $10,000, $5,000, $3,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,800, $1,700, $1,600, $1,500, $1,4000, $1,300, $1,200, $1,100, $1,000, $1,000. Tonight's starting lineup for the 16 lap Kele World Challenge Dash will feature an inversion. The inversion will be based upon the qualifying points earned by the drivers. The starting lineup looks like this:

Starting on the inside of row 1: 12 Tony Menard
Hometown: Nanaimo, BC Car: J&J
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the outside of row 1: 48H Kurt Winker
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the inside of row 2: 20AU Troy Little
Hometown: Vineyard, Australia
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the outside of row 2: 17P Marty Perovich
Hometown: Sydney, NSW Car: Maxim/Don Ott
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the inside of row 3: 29 Travis Rilat
Hometown: Forney, TX Car: Snyder/Eagle
2002 Non-wing Challenge winner Oskaloosa, IA
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the outside of row 3: 20A Adam West
Hometown: Ridgetwon, Ont. Car: Gaerte/J&J
2003 KIDD driver
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

Starting on the inside of row 4: 1J Max Dumesny
Hometown: Nelson, NSW Car: Maxim/Fisher
1994 Australian/American Challenge points champion.
1994 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic winner
1992 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic winner

Starting on the outside of row 4: 4D Danny Smith
Hometown: Danville, IN Car: Maxim/Shaver
1996 Australian/American Challenge points champion
Ranks #2 on Kele World Challenge all-time money list
Smith has not missed a Knoxville Nationals since 1978
Danny Smith has more wins (6) at the Classic at Premier Speedway in
Warrnambol than any American.
Smith has never missed a Kele World Challenge race

Starting on inside of row 5: 17G Ricky Logan
Hometown: Little Rock, AR Car: J&J/Kistler
2003 Feature winner at Springs Speedway, New Zealand

Starting on the outside of row 5: 21x Skip Jackson
Hometown: Sydney, NSW, Australia Car: J&J/Shaver
2001 Australian Sprint Car Champion
1997, 1998 & 1999 World Series Sprint Car Champion (Australia)
1995, 1997, 1998 Kele Australian/American Challenge Cup winner
1997 & 1998 Knoxville Track Championship
Jackson has never missed a Kele World Challenge race
Ranks #3 on the Kele World Challenge all-time money list

Starting on the inside of row 6: 66 Brooke Tatnell
Hometown: Sans Souci, NSW Car: Eagle/Gaerte
1999 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic winner
1995 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic winner
Tatnell is 5th in all time Kele World Challenge winnings

Starting on the outside of row 6: 17 Joey Saldana
Hometown: Brownsburg, IN Car: Maxim/Fisher
2003 Parramatta City Raceway Parts Plus $50,000 winner
2003 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic winner
2003 Australian National Sprint Car Poll "Wild Card Award"
1996 Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year

Starting on the inside of row 7: 82 Kerry Madsen
Hometown: Sydney, NSW, Australia Car: Twister/Moyle
2003 Australian Sprint Car Championship
2002 Knoxville Track Champion

Starting on the outside of row 7: 21 Daryn Pittman
Hometown: Owasso, OK Car: J&J/Mopar/Gaerte
2003 World Series Sprint Car points Champion
2003 First American to be named "Driver of the Year" in the Australian
National Sprint Car Poll
2001 World of Outlaws Gumout Series Champion

Starting on row 8: 15 Donny Schatz
Hometown: Fargo, ND Car: J&J/Gaerte
2002 Kele World Challenge Winner
2002 Grand Annual Sprint Car Classic Winner
2002 Kings Challenge Winner
2002 Summer Slam Winner
2001 Kele World Challenge Winner
1997 Pennzoil World of Outlaw Rookie of the Year
Ranks #1 on the Kele World Challenge all-time money list

Starting on the outside of row 8: 19W Stevie Walsh
Hometown: Shore City, New Zealand Car: Maxim/Jereco
Kele World Challenge Rookie of the Year Candidate

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Series Sprint
Drivers Donny Schatz , Brooke Tatnell , Daryn Pittman , Joey Saldana , Kerry Madsen , Travis Rilat