Jefferson Senneker report

April 20, (Event 2 0f 20) Peach State Speedway; Jefferson, Georgia "Wynn's 300" Finished: 3rd Started: 4th, 18.057 (99.684 mph) In the ASA's first visit to Peach State Speedway in 12 years, Bob was looking to finish one position ...

April 20, (Event 2 0f 20) Peach State Speedway; Jefferson, Georgia "Wynn's 300" Finished: 3rd Started: 4th, 18.057 (99.684 mph)

In the ASA's first visit to Peach State Speedway in 12 years, Bob was looking to finish one position higher than he did back then. He had a 2nd place finish behind winner Alan Kulwicki. In his best qualifying run since the 1996 Labor Day event at the Minnesota St. Fairgrounds, where he qualified third; the Senneker Motorsports team was looking to get the season on-track after a rough start at the ASA season opener at Kenly, NC two weeks ago. Once the race started, Bob was running 4th until lap 23 when he was passed and fell to 5th, the Lane Automotive/JR Automation Ford Thunderbird was loose; Bob was 6th at lap 63, 7th at lap 78. When the 3rd caution fell at lap 86, Bob came in for rear tires and gas, he was in 7th and went out 7th. When the race resumed at lap 91 he was running 8th afterf the the leader, Tim Sauter did not pit. By lap 121 Bob was 7th, lap 123 -6th and lap 126 he was 5th. The Ford was still terribly loose, but fast. Bob was able to move into 4th place at lap 170 and 3rd at lap 186, the competition competition waved at lap 200. There he came in for right side tires and gas for the run to the finish, he came in runnning 3rd but went out 12th, after a lug nut got jammed in an air gun. The green flag flew at lap 212, he wass 11th by lap 217, 10th at lap 220, when the 6th caution waved at lap 221, some of the leaders pitted which moved Bob up to 6th. With his car "pushing like a truck" Bob used his years of experience to man-handle the car to 7th place. When the 8th caution waved at lap 257, some of the leaders pitted, while the Senneker Motorsports team debated about pitting, they decided to stay out as there wasn't enough time to get back to the front which placed Bob running 3rd. The gren waved at lap 263, he got to 2nd on lap 280, but with 10 laps remaining a hard charging Gary St. Amant passed him for 2nd, but Bob was able to hold off Dave Sesiba for 3rd. Rookie Steve Carlson won his first ASA race, St. Amant-2nd, Senneker-3rd, Sensiba-4th and Cywinski-5th. The ASA Series travels to Five Flags Speedway for the 3rd stop on the AC Delco Challenge Series schedule for the "Florida 300" televised live on TNN starting at 1pm (EDT).

ASA AC DELCO CHALLENGE SERIES POINTS (After 2 of 20 events)

1. Steve Carlson (R).......350 16. Mike Eddy................221 2. Dave Sensiba............345 17. Bill Baird...............218 3. Kevin Cywinski..........344 18. Yale Conley..............217 4. Scott Hansen............321 5. Gary St. Amant..........302 6. Buddy Schrock...........281 7. Jack Landis.............277 8. Bob Senneker............274 Tim Sauter (R)..........274 10. Steve Holzhausen.......272 11. Mike Miller............262 Harold Fair............262 13. Rick Beebe.............259 14. Joe Nott...............256 15. Brandon Sperling.......237

Sincerely, Senneker Motorsports Joe Ruch Public Relations/Marketing bluebird84@wingsbbs.com Bluebird84@aol.com Senneker homepage - http://www.jrauto.com/Senneker fax 616-776-0488

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Series Stock car
Drivers Tim Sauter , Mike Miller , Bill Baird , Steve Carlson , Alan Kulwicki , Scott Hansen