Jimmy Mars Carolina race report

Mars invades Carolina with pair of top-5 runs in UDTRA action. Jimmy Mars takes 3rd and 4th place honors in UDTRA Twin-Bill at Lancaster, SC. (Elk Mound, WI - April 22, 2002) Jimmy Mars rolled back into national short-track action this past ...

Mars invades Carolina with pair of top-5 runs in UDTRA action.
Jimmy Mars takes 3rd and 4th place honors in UDTRA Twin-Bill at Lancaster, SC.

(Elk Mound, WI - April 22, 2002) Jimmy Mars rolled back into national short-track action this past weekend registering a pair of top-five finishes in a special double-header stop at Lancaster, SC.

Mars capped the weekend off with a 3rd place run in the Saturday night 'SpeedSportsBook.com 50" at Lancaster Motor Speedway following a fourth place finish in the Friday night 30 lap preliminary action as part of his championship bid on the United Dirt Track Racing Association (UDTRA) 2002 national tour. (For complete UDTRA results see www.udtra.com)

Mars, already with one UDTRA win this year, is currently in the thick of a frenzied UDTRA points battle and posted in 4th place of the national standings. The top five drivers are separated by less than 100 points through the first seven UDTRA events of 2002. In overall national action this season Jimmy Mars has raced to an impressive 7 top-five finishes, 9 top-tens and a pole award to go with his earlier season win at East Bay Raceway in Tampa, Florida.

Jimmy Mars can be seen in action this week during the UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series premier of SPEED Channel's "Dirty Thursday" this Thursday night at 11 p.m. ET with taped coverage of the tour's recent event from Glenmora, LA.

This weekend Jimmy Mars Racing will put their MasterSbilt/ Pro Power Engines Chevrolet Monte Carlo back to the test in another UDTRA double-header with a Friday night (April 26) stop at Lavonia, GA then on to Thunder Valley Speedway in Lawndale, NC for Saturday night (April 27). Each event pays $10,000 to the winner. For additional information on Jimmy Mars Racing visit the official home of Jimmy Mars on the Internet at www.jimmymarsracing.com or check out other items relative to Jimmy Mars Racing at www.victorylanecommunications.com including the Champion Stock Car Drivers section.

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