Payne gets Gulf South First at Fast Trax CHATHAM, Lou. (July 4, 2004) - Eric Payne blasted from his third starting position into the lead on the opening lap and led all the way at Fast Trax Speedway Sunday night to record his first career ...
Payne gets Gulf South First at Fast Trax
CHATHAM, Lou. (July 4, 2004) - Eric Payne blasted from his third starting position into the lead on the opening lap and led all the way at Fast Trax Speedway Sunday night to record his first career Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores American Sprint Car Series Gulf South Region feature victory.
After a pair of false starts, including one for a Tina Creswell flip, Payne bolted from the third starting slot past front row starters Terry Vidrine and Kelly Angelette and never looked back.
Vidrine and Angelette battled for the runner-up slot until Vidrine looped his machine and restarted at the rear. Two-time series champion held second to the line, with current series point leader Greg Rilat taking the show position. Ray Allen Kulhanek and Stephen Chevallier rounded out the top five.
Completing the top ten were Jerry Bell, Claud Estes, Todd Johnson, Brandon Berryman and Jimmy Brooks.
Angelette, Creswell and Rilat topped heat race action, with Brandon Corn winning the B Main.
Heat Race Winners: Kelly Angelette, Tina Creswell, Greg Rilat.
B Feature: 1. Brandon Corn, 2. Brandon Berryman, 3. Rick Behr, 4. Jimmy Brooks, 5. Bruce Crockett, 6. Rod Craddock, 7. David Forbis, 8. Richard Holt, 9. Greg Coleman, 10. Richard Cooper.
A Feature (25 Laps): 1. Eric Payne, 2. Kelly Angelette, 3. Greg Rilat, 4. Ray Allen Kulhanek, 5. Stephen Chevallier, 6. Jerry Bell, 7. Claud Estes, 8. Todd Johnson, 9. Brandon Berryman, 10. Jimmy Brooks, 11. Brandon Corn, 12. Terry Vidrine, 13. Chris Sweeney, 14. Rick Behr, 15. Brad Stokes, 16. Rod Craddock, 17. Scottie McDonald, 18. Bruce Crockett, 19. Tina Creswell, 20. Tony Krites.
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores ASCS Gulf South Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Greg Rilat 840, 2. Chris Sweeney 802, 3. Jerry Bell 782, 4. Todd Johnson 773, 5. Brad Stokes 768, 6. Scottie McDonald 766, 7. Brandon Corn 755, 8. Stephen Chevallier 727, 9. Ray Allen Kulhanek 674, 10. Rick Behr 668.