TBARA: New Smyrna II: Race results

Sport Allen wins at New Smyrna. April 27, 2002 The TBARA Winged Sprint Series made their third visit of the 2002 season to Robert Harts fast half mile speedplant in New Smyrna tonight. Two fast heat races were won by Shane Butler in a close...

Sport Allen wins at New Smyrna.
April 27, 2002

The TBARA Winged Sprint Series made their third visit of the 2002 season to Robert Harts fast half mile speedplant in New Smyrna tonight. Two fast heat races were won by Shane Butler in a close finish over brother Keith and Matt Mercer won the second heat race, in the only Ford powered car in the TBARA.

The feature had TBARA's only female driver Wendy Mathis starting on the pole with Frank Scimeca starting on the outside of the front row. On the original start, the flagman did not like the start and called them back for another start. On the second start the race was on and Sport Allen took the lead on the first lap. The fans were treated to great racing action throughout the field, The only yellow of the night was on lap 21 when Keith Butler spun in turn four while running second.

On the restart the order was Sport Allen, Shane Butler, Matt Mercer, Dude Teate and Bo Hartley. When the green flag fell, Sport took control and led the way to the checkered flag. Sport and car owner Taylor Andrews and the crew celebrated in victory lane. Rounding out the top five were Shane Butler, Matt Mercer, Dude Teate and Bo Hartley.

The next race for the TBARA Winged Sprint Series is in Cordele GA. on Saturday May 11.

Feature Finish
1. Sport Allen #88
2. Shane Butler #18
3. Matt Mercer #10
4. Dude Teate #0
5. Bo Hartley #3X
6. Wayne Reutimann #22
7. Gary Gimmler #29
8. Scott Adema #2
9. Paul Madden #76
10. Sonny Hartley #32
11. Skeeter Faulconer #6
12. Keith Butler #19
13. Frank Scimeca #98
14. Wendy Mathis #80

Tampa Bay Area Racing Association
Winged Sprint Series

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Series Sprint
Drivers Wayne Reutimann , Wendy Mathis