KNOXVILLE, IOWA (MAY 31, 2001) - Jerry Nemire of Erie, Michigan, who finished sixth in the 1996 Goodyear Masters Classic, has entered Friday night's $3,000-to-win race with his own Nemire Enterprises winged 360-cubic-inch sprint car.
KNOXVILLE, IOWA (MAY 31, 2001) - Jerry Nemire of Erie, Michigan, who finished sixth in the 1996 Goodyear Masters Classic, has entered Friday night's $3,000-to-win race with his own Nemire Enterprises winged 360-cubic-inch sprint car. Nemire's entry brings the total drivers entered with cars to 26, although race organizers are expecting thirty cars to be on-hand. The competitors, all age fifty-plus, will run time trials, three heats, a B-Main and, if they qualify, the 22-lap Goodyear Masters Classic feature. The night's show also includes time trials and a qualifying race for the United States Auto Club (USAC) Coors Light Silver Bullet Series non-winged dirt championship cars.
<pre> "GOODYEAR MASTERS CLASSIC" ENTRY LIST (AS OF MAY 31, 2001)
No. Driver Hometown, State Chassis/Engine Best Finish
2T Lue Holland McCallsburg, IA Trostle/Gaerte 13th -1996 4S Tommy Scott Springfield, IL Maxim/Scott DNQ -2000 5G Rick Ferkel Tiffin, OH Maxim/Gaerte 1st-'93,'94,'95 6 Roger Rager Pequot Lakes, MN Schnee/Parker 1st -1999 6S Shelby Steenson Mentor, KS Schnee/Advance 4th -1999 8 Carl "Midge" Miller Willingboro, NJ Shaw/Jereco 7th -2000 8B John Bankston Beaumont, TX J&J/Kriner 2nd -1998 9 Chuck Amati Freeman Spur, IL J&J/Gaerte Rookie 11 Cliff "Woody" Woodward Kearney, MO Gambler/Gaerte 4th -2000 12K David Hendricks Adel, IA Maxim/Ostrich 16th -1999 12X Jerry Crabb Des Moines, IA Maxim/Ostrich 1st -1998 16 Jerry Nemire Erie, MI unknown/Nemire 6th -1996 14R Randy Rosenboom Rock Rapids, IA Eagle/Rosy's Rookie 24 Randy Droescher Larchwood, IA Stevenson/Droescher 20th-2000 24C Lloyd Armey Sedro-Woolley, WA Beacker/Hillier 9th -1998, 2000 27C Jim Cress Mt. Vernon, WA Eagle/Hillier Rookie 29 Joe Roach Winter Park, FL Gambler/Redmond Rookie 29P Terry Pletch Frankfort, IN Maxim/Gaerte 1st -2000 33 Bill Smith Worthington, MN Wolfweld/Smith 9th -1996 33G Chuck Graves Chariton, IA Maxim/Graves 10th -1998 39 Fran Hogue Medford, NJ Buckley/Windward Rookie 49 Mike Peters Wichita, KS Maxim/Salina Rookie 72 Al Thomas Ludlow, IL Dynamite/Foxco 10th -1999 79 Dick Mahoney Newmarket, ONT Avenger/Heinz DNQ -2000 84 Dave Heskin Monticello, MN Buckley/Woodke 8th -1998, 2000 7777 Edd French Keller, TX Avenger/SpeedSpec 4th-'96,'98
Withdrawn: 8R Jim Richardson Graeagle, CA J&J/RPM Rookie 9N John Naida Lambertville, MI Avenger/Ott DNQ -2000