Sunday, September 7 at the Indianapolis Speedrome - - - The regular season draws to a close at the Indianapolis Speedrome in victory with glory for some and bittersweet memories for others. For Jack Dossey, Jr., the night is a return to the...
Sunday, September 7 at the Indianapolis Speedrome - - - The regular season draws to a close at the Indianapolis Speedrome in victory with glory for some and bittersweet memories for others.
For Jack Dossey, Jr., the night is a return to the glory of the Winner's Circle as he wins the prestigious 1-Hour Figure-8 Endurance Race for the Bryant's 76 Racing Fuels Late Models. Bruce Tunny takes the season crown for the second year despite dropping out early in the division's final event. Keith Richee received the Bobby Ellett Memorial Rookie of the Year honors after a strong run in the main. Dossey beat Bill Tunny, Jr., George Sutton, Wayne Arnold and R. J. Norton, Jr. and will carry the momentum of the win to next week's World Championship 3-Hour Figure-8 Endurance Race.
Bill Montag snagged his first career feature win in the Chuck's Race Car Parts Stocks but failed to grab Rookie of the Year honors from Chris Shrum I. Speedrome Stock class Sophomore Speedy Teepe took the season championship from Jack Smith.
The Sunshine Cafe Roadrunners took their championship chase into the last night and Kerry Wright scored a decisive victory in the "A" Main to win the Champion's crown. Ron Crabtree enjoyed the second race of his career with a triumph in the "B" Main on his second night of racing.
At a special on-track ceremony Chonda Waugh was crowned Miss Speedrome 2001. Waugh had impressed judges throughout the summer with her dedication to the track, cheerfulness and poise. Amy Reeves and Kerrie Jo George received special recognition for their participation and contributions.
<pre> Results 9/2/2001
Bryant's 76 Late Models Fast Qualifier - 18.660 2001 Bryant's 76 Late Model Champion - Bruce Tunny 2001 Bryant's 76 Late Model Rookie of the Year - Keith Richee
1-Hour Late Model Championship Figure-8 Enduro 1. Jack Dossey Jr. 2. Bill Tunny Jr. 3. George Sutton 4. Wayne Arnold 5. R. J. Norton 6. Doug Greig 7. Rodney Sizemore 8. Jeff Hizer 9. Donnie Garrigus Jr. 10. John Passehl 11. Wes Spillers 12. Keith Richee 13. Robert Downey Jr. 14. Bill Ellis 15. Charlie Reed 16. Fred Bear Jr. 17. Steve Frost 18. Jimmy Foster 19. Bruce Tunny 20. Bobby Douthitt 21. David Reel 22. Country Brown 23. Eddie VanMeter 24. Steve Prine 25. Mike Hughes 26. Ronnie Rigdon 27. Casey White 28. Jimmy Mays 29. Kenny Boggs 30. Manny Aguilar
Chuck's Race Car Parts Stocks Fast Qualifier - Al Fullenkamp - 14.789 Trophy Dash - Don Miller Heats - Charlie Hargraves, Speedy Teepe, Bill Montag, Richard Amos Last Chance Race - David Lee Byrd 2001 Chuck's Race Car Parts Stock Champion - Speedy Teepe 2001 Chuck's Race Car Parts Stock Rookie of the Year - Chris Shrum I
25-Lap Stock Oval Feature 1. Bill Montag 2. Charlie Hargraves 3. Oza Hoosier 4. Dennis Sloan 5. Scott Settles 6. Chris Shrum I 7. Speedy Teepe 8. Corey Turner 9. Brian Luttrell 10. Rob Taylor 11. Bob Johnson 12. Greg Snow 13. Gary Wray 14. Lonnie Goble 15. Eddie Snapp Jr. 16. Al Fullenkamp 17. Jamie Brickley 18. Jimmy Kirby 19. Richard Amos 20. Don Miller 21. Larry Hahn 22. Kenny McDonough 23. Henry McDougalle 24. David Lee Byrd
Sunshine Cafe Roadrunners Heats - Barry White, D.J. Rhodes, Scott Cothron, Scott Tabor 2001 Sunshine Cafe Roadrunner Champion - Kerry Wright
20-Lap Roadrunner Championship "A" Feature 1. Kerry Wright 2. Steve Still 3. Robert Perkins II 4. Scott Cothron 5. James Swatts 6. Kenny Moon, Jr. 7. Steve Barton 8. Barry White 9. Barry Coy 10. Ron Enochs 11. Jeremy Ross 12. Michael McDougalle 13. David Lee Byrd 14. D.J. Rhodes 15. Dean Smith 16. Scott Tabor 17. Jerry Green 18. Steve Gyetko 19. Shawn Eastridge 20. Steve Grubbs 21. Casey Victery 22. Jerry Lovell 23. Bill Fortner 24. Jimmy Hardcastle
12-Lap Roadrunner Championship "B" Main #1 1. Ron Crabtree 2. Bruiser French 3. Jerry Givens 4. Ronnie Richardson 5. Lee McTarsney 6. Darryl Rhodes 7. Randy Hutchison 8. Mark Waugh Jr. 9. Gary Bartonek 10. Mike Smith, Jr. 11. Donny Hacker 12. Mike Poynter 13. James Davis 14. Buddy Tabor 15. Larry Bentley 16. Mike Tutrow 17. Sam Wilson 18. James Murphy
Upcoming Events - - - - - - - - -Short track racing's most exciting event unfolds this week for the 25th Annual World Championship 3-Hour Figure-8 Endurance Race this weekend. The action starts on the track with an evening of open figure-8 practice and Roadrunners with free grandstand admission for spectators. Then Friday we go green at 1:00PM for practice, registration and qualifying races for the Big Dance Saturday. Qualifying and practice fill the afternoon Saturday and the $25,000-to-win championship goes green at 7:00PM.