J&J Auto Racing news 2004-10-21

J&J Teams Sweep Top Three in Cajun Sprinters Event McKENZIE, TN -- The sprint car season continues to culminate with series and track championships. J&J Auto Racing teams keep picking up victories and championships are following. Last weekend in...

J&J Teams Sweep Top Three in Cajun Sprinters Event

McKENZIE, TN -- The sprint car season continues to culminate with series and track championships. J&J Auto Racing teams keep picking up victories and championships are following. Last weekend in Mississippi the CAJUN Sprinters Association concluded their points season with an event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, MS.

The entire program was a showcase for J&J Auto Racing teams making the visit of J&J Auto Racing's, Jack & Bonnie Elam more memorable. The feature race started with Rusty Sanford in his #12 Gatwood Motorsports J&J and Cassidy LeJeune aboard his #5 J&J on the front row. Sanford took the early leader while LeJeune battled to keep pace with Lane Whittington trying to reach the front in his #9 J&J. Whittington's charge to front ended on lap nine when he tagged the wall. Sanford continued to lead the race following a pair of caution flags and went on the claim the win. LeJeune held off a hard-charging Lincoln Gatwood in the #38 J&J to give J&J a podium sweep. Gatwood's run was impressive as he charged from 10th into the top five before being sent to rear midway through the feature. He then made his way back to front to finish a solid third.

Even though Lane Whittington had some problems in the final feature event, he was crowned their 2004 champion. He has been a model of consistency all season in his #9 J&J sprinter. Whittington was joined in the top five by fellow J&J competitors, Robert Casada (#K9 J&J) who finished third, Tracy Brown (#R14 J&J) in fourth and Ricky Brewer (#14 J&J) came home fifth.

Other strong J&J finishes:

Harold Henderson (#11 J&J) ,Terry Vidrine (#68 J&J) and Seavy Clemmons (#44 J&J) scored second, third and fourth place finishes respectively in J&J sprinters at the O'Reilly SUPR Sprint Car event at Baton Rogue Raceway in Baton Rogue, LA last Friday night. Shane Morgan (#01 J&J) was battling for the season SUPR championship, but lost it when he was racing for the lead and made contact with lapped traffic. Morgan pitted to make repairs, but couldn't get back to the front and missed out on his championship charge.

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