Chuck Barnes Jr. wins Halloween 200 at Salem Speedway. 20-Year-Old Collects $5,000 Payday in Legendary Street Stock Event Salem, Ind. (October 28, 2002) - Driving into first position on the 138th circuit of the Halloween 200 at Salem Speedway,...
Chuck Barnes Jr. wins Halloween 200 at Salem Speedway.
20-Year-Old Collects $5,000 Payday in Legendary Street Stock Event Salem, Ind. (October 28, 2002) - Driving into first position on the 138th circuit of the Halloween 200 at Salem Speedway, Chuck Barnes Jr. then led the remainder of the $5,000 to win street stock event at the historic Southern Indiana Speedway. Barnes Jr., 20, won the 14th Annual Event on Sunday, October 27, after his father Chuck Sr. won the last three events. (1999-2001). Barnes Jr. drove a Sunoco sponsored street stock that Champion Racing Association co-owner Glenn Luckett drives on a part-time basis.
Chuck Barnes Sr. after starting in the 22nd position of the 88-car field, dominated the first half of the event, and finished in third position. Barnes Sr. is the crew chief on his son's Sunoco Super Series number 55 machine.
Other representation from the Sunoco Super Series included, part-timer Sunoco competitor John Heck, who placed in the 27th finishing position, after enduring a problem late in the event. Heck led several laps in the event after staying on the racetrack using pit strategy to grab first position in the 14th Annual Halloween 200 at Salem Speedway.
Calvin Parham, a crewmember for Jeff Lane's number 11 Pontiac, finished in the 11th position. Champion Racing Association co-owner R.J. Scott finished in 65th position after being involved in an accident on the backstretch. Derrick Layne, a crewmember on Jim Crabtree's Jr. number 63 Chevrolet finished 87th with mechanical problems. Jeff Lane, who experienced problems during the morning practice finished 88th.
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