Sprin Car 360 teams, drivers receive awards

Woodring, Crocker, Alley, Zoch and others share the 360 Awards. INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (December 6, 2002) - Mike Woodring, owner of the ...

Woodring, Crocker, Alley, Zoch and others share the 360 Awards.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (December 6, 2002) - Mike Woodring, owner of the #16 Empire Super Sprints (ESS) championship-winning 360-cubic-inch sprint car team, claimed "Team of the Year" honors from the voting panel of the National 360 Sprint Car Poll. Joining Mike Woodring in receiving the special plaques were crew members Bob Woodring, Dave Cherock, Rob Beattie, and Heath Lux. Woodring also owned the #19 sprint car of Erin Crocker, the "Wild Card Award" Receipient for her exciting sprint car performances. The Awards were made last night at the National Sprint Car Poll Awards reception at the Indianapolis Westin Motel.

The 360 "Rookie of the Year" honors were shared by Billy Alley of Nebraska and Billy Krull of New York. Alley excelled at the Eagle Raceway and the Nebraska Sprint Car Association (NSCA), while Krull finished well with the Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) Organization.

Justin Zoch of FlatOut Magazine captured the "Media Member of the Year" award for his editorial efforts.

Tracey Clay of the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas received her first 360 "Promoter of the Year" title. Clay's short track nationals is known nationwide as one of the premier 360 sprint car events in the country.

J.V. Brotherton of Brodix Cylinder Heads was honored as the recipient of the "Builder/Manufacturer of the Year" award by the National 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, sanctioning officials, track promoters and sprint car manufacturers. Brotherton developed the ASCS spec head with Emmett Hahn, who shared the evenings final award. Hahn, of ASCS, and Allan Holland, of www.hoseheads.com, both shared the prestigious "Outstanding Contribution to the Sport Award". Both popular award recipients were on hand to accept their plaques in front of the 360-, 410- c.i., and non-wing sprint car crowd.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Erin Crocker