Banquet Highlights Awards (in order of presentation) Hard Luck Award - Mike Eddy - "I think I earned this!" Extra Mile Award - Special Dedication - "Isn't a check supposed to come with this?" - Dennis ...
Awards (in order of presentation)
Hard Luck Award - Mike Eddy - "I think I earned this!"
Extra Mile Award - Special Dedication - "Isn't a check supposed to come with this?" - Dennis Lampman
Pat Schauer Rookie-of-the-Year Award - Kevin Cywinski- "A truly great honor."
Outstanding Sportsmanship - Owner - Ron Nott #48 - "I'm just Joe Nott's Dad!"
Outstanding Sportsmanship - Driver - Gary St. Amant#7 - "I'm not really a saint!"
Outstanding Sportsmanship - Crew - Howie Lettow #87 - "I don't usually say much, but."
Most Improved Driver - Ted Smokstad #32 - "Looking for bigger things in '97!"
Promoter-of-the-Year - Larry Kemp, Hawkeye Downs, Cedar Rapids, IA - "We'll see you on Friday nights in '97!"
Goodyear Tire Points Champion (Based on top six finishers) -Tony Raines - "I won't be using these tires they're giving but I'm sure Bakers will give them to me when they're done with them ! (Raines is leaving ASA for NASCAR Trucks)
AC DELCO Rapid Fire Top Qualifier Awards: 1st - Scott Hansen, 2nd - Kevin Cywinski, 3rd - 5th (Tie) - Dave Sensiba, Mike Miller, Gary St. Amant
Manufacturers Cup - Pontiac Motor Division
ASA National Points: 25th - Aaron Hough 13th - Carl Miskotten 24th - Dennis Berry 12th - Mike Eddy 23rd - Rick Beebe 11th - Ted Smokstad 22nd - Brandon Sperling 10th - Tony Roper 21st - Dennis Lampman 9th - Brad Loney 20th - Steve Holtzhausen 8th - Mike Miller 19th - Bret Bell 7th - Joe Nott 18th - Yale Conley 6th - Dave Sensiba 17th - Tom Jones 5th - Bob Senneker 16th - Jack Landis 4th - Scott Hansen 15th - Bill Baird 3rd - Kevin Cywinski 14th - Harold Fair 2nd - Gary St. Amant
1996 ASA National Champion - Tony Raines Owners Terry & Diane Baker Raines received a $100,000 Bonus from Pontiac
All ASA Races in 1997 will be broadcast on TNN
posted by Len in Indy