J&J Auto Racing teams continue winning ways. McKenzie, TN -- With wins from several states and organizations, J&J Auto Racing teams had another solid week of action. Lance Dewease, Troy Preston, Lewis Jenkins Jr., Ed Lynch Jr., Matt Rogerson...
J&J Auto Racing teams continue winning ways.
McKenzie, TN -- With wins from several states and organizations, J&J Auto Racing teams had another solid week of action. Lance Dewease, Troy Preston, Lewis Jenkins Jr., Ed Lynch Jr., Matt Rogerson and Lane Whittington scored wins all across the map.
Mercer Raceway Park
Defending Mercer track champion, Troy Preston, returned to the head of the pack scoring his first win of 2003 on Saturday night at Mercer Raceway Park. Preston started seventh in his #1P J&J and took the lead on the 12th lap and led the final 13 laps to capture the win.
Ed Lynch Jr. won Saturday's sprint car feature at the New Sharon Speedway in his #2L J&J. He started the 20-lap feature in the eighth position and took the lead on lap 13 and went on to claim his second feature event win of the season at Sharon.
Lewis Jenkins Jr. won the sprint car feature at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, AR. Jenkins drove his #1f J&J to victory lane for the first time this season a t the quarter mile dirt oval.
Matt Rogerson and John Schulz finished first and second at 34 Raceway in Bart Schneiderman's J&J sprint cars. Both Rogerson, who drove the #22 J&J, and Schulz aboard the #2 J&J, won heat races prior to their strong feature runs.
Williams Grove Speedway
Defending track champion Lance Dewease worked his magic at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday driving the Hamilton Motorsports #77 J&J to victory lane. Dewease had to work hard to earn his first victory at the historic Mechanicsburg half-mile taking the lead on the 23rd lap of the 25-lap feature. Dewease started 10th and captured his 56th career win at "the Grove".
Todd Hestor piloted the Middleswarth #7m J&J to a fourth place finish just ahead of Fred Rahmer in the Joe Harz Racing #88h J&J, who came home fifth.
Lane Whittington drove the #12 Porter/Cable Hand Tools J&J to victory lane at Southern Raceway in Milton, FL. Whittington and his Gatwood Motorsports teammate, Rusty Sandford, have claimed the last three events in J&J sprinters including Whittington's win at Thunder Valley (Glenmora, LA) on April 12 and Hattiesburg (MS) Speedway where Sandford won in the #24 J&J and Whittington came home second.
Other J&J strong performances:
World of Outlaws
Donny Schatz scored back-to-back second place finishes at Knoxville Raceway. Schatz started the weekend by earning the fast qualifier award in his ParkerStore #15 J&J on Friday. Schatz was joined in the World of Outlaws event at Knoxville by fellow J&J runners Daryn Pittman (Sherdon Motorsports #21 J&J), who finished sixth on Saturday, Travis Cram (#92 J&J), who came home sixth on Friday, Skip Jackson (#21J&J), Randy Martin (#14 J&J) and KIDD program driver Adam West in the #20 J&J.
Lance Dewease (Hamilton Motorsports #77 J&J) and Fred Rahmer (Joe Harz Racing #88h J&J) finished second and third in the feature event at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night. Jeff Busby (#47 J&J), Kevin Drury (#31d J&J) and Pete Green (#4 J&J) were also in the feature event.
Ed Lynch Jr. finished second in his #2L J&J and Jamie Smith came home fourth in his #5 J&J at Lernerville Speedway.
Port Royal Speedway
Len Thompson finished third on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway in Dr. Crawfords #CIII J&J. Middleswarth teammates Keith Kauffman (#7 J&J) and Todd Hestor (#7m J&J) finished fifth and sixth.
Jason Solwold and Jimmy Carter finished fourth and fifth driving J&J sprinters in the 410 class at Skagit Speedway.