Indianapolis Speedrome results 2003-08-01

It was an "All Skate " Friday night at the Indianapolis Speedrome with six divisions on tap and a full night of racing for the fans. When the dust settled new faces and old friends claimed held the winner's gold. Young Ben Tunny was only three...

It was an "All Skate " Friday night at the Indianapolis Speedrome with six divisions on tap and a full night of racing for the fans. When the dust settled new faces and old friends claimed held the winner's gold.

Young Ben Tunny was only three laps away from his career first feature victory when the engine let go and burst into flames in the Red Line Graphics Late Model 25-Lap Oval feature. Doug Greig snookered Bruce Tunny on the restart on Lap 23 and went on to win the chase. Bruce Tunny was second followed by Curtis McMurtrey, Rodney Sizemore, Jeff Hizer and points leader R.J. Norton, Jr. McMurtrey was tops in qualifying with George Sutton nailing the Hutchison Signs Trophy Dash. Heat wins went to Bruce Tunny, Bill Tunny,Jr. and Bobby Douthitt in a back-up car that the crew scrambled bring to the track after his primary ride scattered its engine down the backstretch.

Rodney Sizemore mastered the 35-Lap Late Model Figure-8 run after chasing down Jeff Hizer late in the race. Rich Fenwick slipped by for second with Hizer finishing third then Doug Greig and Bill Tunny, Jr. Points leader R.J. Norton, Jr. came home ninth after a late-race spin set him back in the serial.

Ray Evert proved age is no barrier to winning in the All-Phase Landscaping SuperModifieds as he held off the field for the win in the 35-Lap main event. Spike Brickley hung tough for second with Dale McPeek having his career-best for third. Points leader Johnny Hargraves and Cynthia Sizemore rounded out the top five. Billy George took fast time with Max Olmsted snagging the Hutchison Signs Trophy Dash and heat wins going to Fred Baumgardner, Sr. and Rob McCalister, Sr.

Kerry Wright showed "em how it's done again in the Chuck's Race Car Parts Outlaw Stocks. The division's points leader took over from leading rookie Ed Brickley and never looked back. Corey Turner caught up to Wright late in the race but had to settle for second. Brian Luttrell finished third followed by Brickley and Ken Casto in his return to racing. Jimmy Kirby and Turner claimed the heat races with Wright fastest in the time trials.

John Collins was up front when a brief rainshower checkered the Sunshine Cafe Roadrunner main with two laps left. Robert Buskirk, points leader Scott Tabor, Mark Eads and Dusty Sapp chased him to the early end. Heat wins went to Tabor and Collins.

A swarm of Speedrome Hornets mandated a pair of features for the four-cylinder crowd. Former Speedrome Stock Car ace, Claude Hopper captured the 20-Lap "A" Main over Darrell Absher and Dan Carson. R.J. Norton III topped the 10-Lap "B" main in his first career feature win. Points leader Michael George and Darrell Keith joined him on the podium. Heat wins went to Anna Wessel, Gross, Donnie Scurry and Tim Harding.

Herb Carson has set his sights on the Bomber Figure-8 championship with the win in the 12-Lap finale. Carson chased down early leader and heat winner Nick Moore for the win with points leader Barry Tabor squeezing ahead of Moore for second. Jeff Smith and Mike Fischer filled out the top five.

<pre> INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDROME RESULTS 8/1/2003

RED LINE GRAPHICS LATE MODELS
FAST QUALIFIER - Curtis McMurtrey 13.677
HUTCHISON SIGNS TROPHY DASH - George Sutton
HEAT RACE WINNERS - Bruce Tunny, Bill Tunny, Jr., Bobby Douthitt
25-OVAL FEATURE -
1. Doug Greig
2. Bruce Tunny
3. Curtis McMurtrey
4. Rodney Sizemore
5. Jeff Hizer
6. R.J. Norton, Jr.
7. George Sutton
8. Bobby Douthitt
9. Casey White
10. Christopher Green
11. Speedy Teepe
12. Bob Foster, Sr.
13. Mark Tunny
14. Ben Tunny
15. Rich Fenwick
16. Chris Green
17. Donnie Garrigus III
18. Bill Tunny, Jr.

35-LAP FIGURE-8 FEATURE -
1. Rodney Sizemore
2. Rich Fenwick
3. Jeff Hizer
4. Doug Greig
5. Bill Tunny, Jr.
6. Bruce Tunny
7. Curtis McMurtrey
8. Mark Tunny
9. R.J. Norton, Jr.
10. George Sutton
11. Donnie Garrigus III
12. Bob Foster, Sr.
13. Christopher Green
14. Casey White

ALL-PHASE LANDSCAPING SUPERMODIFIEDS -
FAST QUALIFIER - Billy George 13.471
HUTCHISON SIGNS TROPHY DASH - Max Olmsted
HEAT RACE WINNERS - Fred Baumgardner, Sr., Rob McCalister, Sr.
35-LAP FEATURE -
1. Ray Evert
2. Spike Brickley
3. Dale McPeek
4. Cynthia Sizemore
5. Johnny Hargraves
6. Billy George
7. Joe Thurman
8. Fred Baungardner, Sr.
9. Charlie Hargraves
10. Tim George
11. Max Olmsted
12. Chris Shrum II
13. Rob McCalister, Sr.
14. Mike Hadley, Jr.
15. Bob Higgins

CHUCK'S RACE CAR PARTS OUTLAW STOCKS -
FAST QUALIFIER - Kerry Wright 14.436
HEAT RACE WINNERS - Jimmy Kirby, Corey Turner
25-LAP OVAL FEATURE -
1. Kerry Wright
2. Corey Turner
3. Brian Luttrell
4. Ed Brickley
5. Ken Casto
6. Ricky Amos
7. Dusty Hunt
8. Jimmy Kirby
9. Al Fullenkamp
10. Danny French

SUNSHINE CAFE ROADRUNNERS -
HEAT RACE WINNERS - Scott Tabor, John Collins
20-LAP FEATURE -
1. John Collins
2. Robert Buskirk
3. Scott Tabor
4. Mark Eads
5. Dusty Sapp
6. Bill McLain
7. Randy Hutchinson
8. Larry Thomas
9. Bill Hasson
10. Robert Byrd
11. Ricky Martin
12. Kevin Smith
13. Shawn Eastridge
14. Shawn Chapman
15. Diane Bohnenkamp
16. D.J. Rhodes

SPEEDROME HORNETS -
HEAT RACE WINNERS -
20-LAP FEATURE - Anna Wessel, Michael Gross, Donnie Scurry, Tim Harding
20-LAP "A" FEATURE -
1. Claude Hopper
2. Darrell Archer
3. Danny Carson
4. Rob Hurt
5. Tim Harding
6. Michael Gross
7. Tony Roberts
8. Jack Stevens
9. Shorty Gross
10. Ed Brown
11. Anna Wessel
12. Jim Carson

10-LAP "B" FEATURE -
1. R.J. Norton III
2. Michael George
3. Darrell Keith
4. Larry Patrick
5. Jay Chapman
6. Robert Brookshire
7. Tony Stevens
8. Terry Pierson
9. John Abercrombie
10. Dick Wallensmith
11. Ida Knowle
12. Karen Johnson
13. Pam Lee

BOMBER FIGURE-8
HEAT RACE WINNERS - Nick Moore, Mike Fischer
FEATURE -
1. Herb Carson
2. Barry Tabor
3. Nick Moore
4. Jeff Smith
5. Mike Fischer
6. Buddy Tabor
7. Scott Cothron
8. Danny French
9. John LaValle
10. Gordon Brown

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