Indianapolis Speedrome 2001-04-27

Friday night at the Indianapolis Speedrome was one for the history books as a rare grandfather/grandson match-up took to the track for the 35-Lap feature in the Carmel Sod Thundering Modifieds main event. 40-year racing veteran Billy George...

Friday night at the Indianapolis Speedrome was one for the history books as a rare grandfather/grandson match-up took to the track for the 35-Lap feature in the Carmel Sod Thundering Modifieds main event. 40-year racing veteran Billy George topped a field of 17 racers that included 2-time champion Jim Begley and 2000 runner-up and former Stock and Legend Champ Doug Greig and George's grandson Timothy George making his racing debut. Begley led most of the race from the pole with George working the traffic to take the checkered followed by Begley, hard-charging Johnny Hargraves, fast qualifier Chad Warweg, trophy dash winner Mike Stone and Greig. Heats were won by Cynthia Sizemore and Bob Higgins.

The Race City Auto Sales Legends Cars saw Jeep Pflum back atop the winner's podium over series sponsor David Sutton, Greig, 2000 top rookie T. J. Sneva and 2000 Speedrome Stock Champ Jimmy Kirby. Pflum set fast time and claimed the fast heat for the sweep. Bill Coughlin and Ed Black picked up the other two preliminaries.

The Sunshine Cafe Roadrunners points swapped hands again with Jeff Smith taking the "B" Main and the lead back from Charles Graham. Jason McDonough snagged his first feature win in the "A" main. Kenny Turnipseed shouldered his way to the Bomber Figure-8 capper.

In a special Race City Auto Sales Bandoleros Challenge Tony Sanders beat out James Robertson.

Racing is back under the lights tomorrow night with the Bryant's 76 Late Models, Chuck's Race Car Parts Stocks and the continuing saga that is the Sunshine Cafe Roadrunners.

<pre> Carmel Sod Thundering Modifieds Fast Qualifier - Chad Warweg - 13.534 Trophy Dash - Mike Stone Heats - Cynthia Sizemore, Bob Higgins 35-Lap Feature - 1. Billy George 2. Jim Begley 3. Johnny Hargraves 4. Chad Warweg 5. Mike Stone 6. Doug Greig 7. Bruce Newlin Jr. 8. Billy Boyer 9. Marshall Emberton Jr. 10. Bruce Cooper 11. Chris Shrum II 12. Cynthia Sizemore 13. Porter Bennett 14. Dave Cumbee 15. Timothy George 16. John Phillips 17. Bob Higgins ------------- Race City Auto Sales -- Fast Qualifier- Jeep Pflum Heats - Jeep Pflum, Bill Coughlin, Ed Black 50-Lap Feature 1. Jeep Pflum 2. David Sutton 3. Doug Greig 4. T. J> Sneva 5. Jimmy Kirby 6. Mark Sullivan 7. Chad Smith 8. Gary McIntosh 9. Bill Coughlin 10. Ed Black 11. Chad Corey 12. Luis Oros 13. Wes Spillers 14. Al Renner 15. Dustin Miles 16. Ben Thomas 17. Steve Blankenship 18. Carl Hawkins 19. Eric Black ----------- Sunshine Cafe Roadrunners Heats - Brian Canter, Jeff Johnson, Barry Tabor 20-Lap "A" Feature 1. Jason McDonough 2. Jeff Johnson 3. Barry Tabor 4. Jesse Cothron 5. Bill Fortner 6. Rick Gillespie 7. Mark Harrison 8. James Swatts 9. Bill Smith 10. Jerry Green 11. Brian Canter 12. Steve Barton 13. Scott Tabor 14. Robert Smith 15. Jeff Gullion

12-Lap "B" Feature 1. Jeff Smith 2. Barry Coy 3. Scott Cothron 4. Charles Graham 5. Steve Still 6. Shawn Eastridge 7. Shawn Chapman 8. Richard Green 9. Scott Camhi 10. Clyde Jordan III 11. Barry White 12. Todd Amos 13. Mark Workman 14. Nick Moore ----- Bomber Figure-8 Heat - Rick Howard 12-Lap Feature 1. Kenny Turnipseed 2. Ken Casto 3. Bruiser French 4. Chris Snapp 5. Rick Howard 6. Cynthia Sizemore 7. Henry McDougalle

-Indianapolis Speedrome

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Series Stock car
Drivers Robert Smith , Rick Howard , Bill Smith , Jeff Smith , Ben Porter