Ice Chips by Debi Domby, Southgate, Mich. The ACDelco Super Car Series, formerly known as Iceman, will open their season at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway. General admission will be the usual $15 with hot laps starting at 2 p.m., ...
Ice Chips by Debi Domby, Southgate, Mich.
The ACDelco Super Car Series, formerly known as Iceman, will open their season at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway. General admission will be the usual $15 with hot laps starting at 2 p.m., qualifying at 5 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. Pits will open at 11 a.m.
Last week we met our Rookie of the Year contenders. This week let's look at the veterans who will return to race the full schedule in 2000.
Jason Mignogna (car #7) who hails from Greensburg, Pa. has competed in 52 races with his best finish being fourth. ~~ Dave Strader (car #9) from Ann Arbor, Mich. was a rookie in 1999 and only ran a partial season last year. Dave will run the full schedule this year. ~~ Scott Baker (car #11) from Akron, Ohio, won the ACDelco/Murray's Iceman Series championship in 1999. Scott has started 111 races with six wins; seven fast times and three track records.
Dave Kuhlman (car #24) from Howell, Mich. is the 1996 series champion. Dave has started 113 races with 17 wins, 14 fast times and one track record.
Greg Taylor (car #25) of Brooklyn, Mich. has had 34 starts with his best finish being a fourth.
Mike Hennessy (car #27) of Chardon, Ohio has two fast times in 17 starts. He finished third in rookie standings in 1998.
Glenn Gault (car #32) from Hubbard, Ohio is the 1997 series champion. Glenn has had five wins, three fast times and 63 starts.
Tom Hernly Jr (car #40) from Lansing, Mich. returns full time after a two year absence. He will be in the car formerly driven by Phil Massuch in 1999. Tom has competed in 11 races with a fourth place as his career best finish.
Steve Seegott (car #43) from Chagrin Falls, has competed in 31 races with fifth place being his best finish.
Freddie Campbell (car #47) from Battle Creek, Mich. is a two time series champion in 1998 and as a rookie in 1992. Campbell will change rides and will drive for Vern Slaugh in 2000. Freddie leads the series in wins, 19, and fast times, 16, with 91 starts.
Harold Fair Jr (car #71) from Canton, Mich. has competed in 43 races and has three fast times. Harold's best finish was second (three times).
Several other drivers are scheduled to make "guest" appearances during the 2000 season. Jerry Cook will run as many races as he can fit around his job as crew chief for brother Terry's NASCAR Craftsman Truck. Rookie Shawn VanPortfliet, Doug DeGarmo, Alan Pinsonneault & Len Couvillon are all planning on making some of the races. Several of the Kendall Indiana Late Model drivers have expressed an interest in running some of the Iceman shows.