Illiana: Qualifying notes

Cywinski Sets Track Record, Winning the CITGO Pole at Illiana Schererville, Ind. (September 19, 2003) -- Current ASA Racing Series point's leader Kevin Cywinski recorded the quickest lap in qualifying for Saturday's CITGO/MDA ...

Cywinski Sets Track Record, Winning the CITGO Pole at Illiana

Schererville, Ind. (September 19, 2003) -- Current ASA Racing Series point's leader Kevin Cywinski recorded the quickest lap in qualifying for Saturday's CITGO/MDA 250 presented by Jani-King at Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville, Ind. Cywinski registered an official qualifying time of 19.770 seconds at 91.047 mph. on the .50-mile oval. Driving the No. 1 Greased Lightning Orange Blast/Great Clips Chevrolet, it marks the third pole of 2003 for Cywinski and eighth of his career. Cywinski broke last year's pole record set by Robbie Pyle.

Ohio's Robbie Pyle qualified in the second position, tripping the clocks in 19.894 seconds at 90.480 mph. Three-time ASA National Champion Butch Miller timed in third fastest followed by West Virginia's Davin Scites and Illinois competitor Brett Sontag.

The sixth starting spot was awarded to 1995 ASA National Champion Bryan Reffner with Florida's Travis Kittleson in seventh position. Four-time 2003 event winner Mike Garvey was in eighth, Toby Porter and Peter Cozzolino round out the top-10 qualifiers in the 34- car starting field.

On Saturday, the Silent MDA Auction begins Saturday at 1:30 PM and concludes at 7:15 PM. The Live Auction takes center stage from 6:50-7:20 pm. The on-track fan autograph session featuring live musical entertainment TK Scott of Detroit takes place at 6 p.m. with the CITGO/MDA 250 presented by Jani-King going green at 8 p.m. (Local)

Tickets are available through the Illiana Motor Speedway ticket office at a cost of $25 for general admission seats.

For additional information on the ASA Racing Series visit www.asaracing.com.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Bryan Reffner , Brett Sontag , Butch Miller , Mike Garvey , Travis Kittleson