Mission Valley Speedway 2000/05/06 Article & Results

Mission Valley Speedway Saturday, May 6th, Pablo By: Stefanie Nordberg Pablo, MT: If you missed out on the 2000 Jamboree out at the Mission Valley Speedway last Saturday, don't fret. The Season Opener is coming up next Saturday, May ...

Mission Valley Speedway Saturday, May 6th, Pablo By: Stefanie Nordberg

Pablo, MT:  If you missed out on the 2000 Jamboree out at the Mission Valley Speedway last
Saturday, don't fret.  The Season Opener is coming up next Saturday, May 13th!

More than 30 cars and drivers tested their skills during the Jamboree on May 6th, getting a feel for how their cars are going to handle at next weekends double points opener! Drivers raced for trophies and minimal "show up" points only, leaving the money that was raised during the Jamboree for pit improvements.

Trophy sponsor of the evening was Stageline Pizza of Ronan and Polson, with trophy presentations being given by Bonnie Shepard, daughter of Wade and Tracy Shepard of Charlo. Highlight of Ms. Shepard's night had to be presenting her father Wade, #4 with the Hobby Stock Main Event trophy!

Three drivers that hold track records for the 3/8 mile track, timed in during the Jamboree with the fast time of the night in each of the following classes, Don Staggs, Formula-Indy #1, Chuck Morigeau, Bomber #49 and Tracy Burland, Super Stock #7. Burland's record is held in the Street Stock class, however, he has moved up to Supers for the 2000 season.

All the drivers that showed Saturday can be commended for giving the fans an exhilarating show of speed and skill. Six trophy dashes, five heats, and six main events were run, showing just a taste of what you can expect next weekend with a full class of cars during Mission Valley Speedways 2000 Season Opener!

Time trials begin at 6:00 pm with racing at 7:00 pm. On tap will be the Super Stocks, the Pepsi/Pizza Hut Street Stocks, the MGD/Light Hobby Stocks, the Budweiser Compacts, Bombers, the Alamon/Telco Formula-Indy's and the dual-controlled Krusers.

For continual news and information on the Mission Valley Speedway and Auto Racers during the 2000 season, call our 24 hr recorded info line at 675-RACE or locate us on the web at www.pitstop.com/mvs/index.htm.

JAMBOREE RESULTS Saturday, May 6th, 2000

Formula-Indy's fast time of the night: Don Staggs 15.42

Formula-Indy's Trophy Dash: 1) Frank Miller, 2) Chris McCallum, 3) Don Staggs

Formula-Indy's Heat: 1) Don Staggs, 2) Frank Miller, 3) Chris McCallum

Formula-Indy's Main: 1) Don Staggs, 2) Frank Miller, 3) Chris McCallum 4) John Logan

Bomber fast time of the night: Chuck Morigeau 18.81

Bomber Trophy Dash A: 1) Chuck Morigeau, 2) Robert Watt Sr., 3) Russ Burland

Bomber Trophy Dash B: 1) James Kammerer, 2) J.R. Watt, 3) Mike Drake

Bomber Heat: 1) Brad Forman, 2) Robert Watt Sr., 3) Chuck Morigeau

Bomber Main: 1) Chuck Morigeau, 2) Brad Forman, 3) James Kammerer, 4) Mike Drake, 5) Michael Gonzales, 6) Russ Burland, 7) J.R. Watt, 8) Howard Lilly

Compact fast time of the night: Arnold Coleman 17.96

Compact Trophy Dash: 1) Arnold Coleman, 2) Lynn Olsen, 3) Dick Robinson

Compact Heat: 1) Arnold Coleman, 2) Lynn Olsen, 3) Dick Robinson

Compact Main: 1) Lynn Olsen, 2) Arnold Coleman, 3) Dick Robinson, 4) Alvin Brewster

Hobby fast time of the night: Dave Drake 17.68

Hobby Trophy Dash: 1) Chuck Swope, 2) Brad Lee, 3) Wade Shepard

Hobby Heat: 1) Dave Drake, 2) Wade Shepard, 3) Fred Ashley

Hobby Main: 1) Wade Shepard, 2) Dave Drake, 3) Fred Ashley, 4) Brad Lee, 5) Carl Nordberg, 6) Gary Cates, 7) Chuck Swope

Super Stock fast time of the night: Tracy Burland 16.07

Super Stock Trophy Dash: 1) Rocky Walters, 2) Tracy Burland, 3) Chris DeReu

Super Stock Heat: 1) Rocky Walters, 2) Tracy Burland, 3) Chris DeReu

Super Stock Main: 1) Chris DeReu, 2) Rocky Walters, 3) Tracy Burland, 4) Jarred Burland, 5) Josh Burland

Kruser fast time of the night: #197 Troy Spence & Jeromy Stevenson 23.14

Kruser Main: 1) Troy Spence & Jeromy Stevenson, 2) Bud Lucas & partner, 3) Chris Adler & Jim Violet

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