St. Francois County race notes 2003-08-23

Robert 'Powers' his way to Modified feature win at SFCR FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (Aug. 23, 2003) Robert Powers led from start to finish in the Modified class feature Saturday night at the St. Francois County Raceway. Powers started on the inside...

Robert 'Powers' his way to Modified feature win at SFCR

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (Aug. 23, 2003) Robert Powers led from start to finish in the Modified class feature Saturday night at the St. Francois County Raceway. Powers started on the inside poll with Joe Giesler on his outside and the two veteran racers battled the entire 15 laps of the feature with Powers prevailing in the end. Lannie Blake captured third place with Billy "the Kid" Smith fourth and Tommy Worley Sr. fifth. They were followed by Mike Crader, Matt Zimmerly, Dan Zander, Kenny Kennedy and Clyde Tobias.

Powers won the first heat race with Pete Koenig second and Zanders third. Giesler won the second heat with Worley Sr. winning the third heat. Crader was the winner of the "B" main with Smith second and Kennedy third.

In the Hobby Stock class, Jeremy Greenwalt of Caledonia not only won the feature he also pulled back into first place in the points race. Greenwalt was the winner, but Randy Forster captured second place to stay just two points behind the new leader. Chuck Adams, who entered the night with a two-point lead over Greenwalt and Forster, dropped to third place in the points race with his sixth place finish.

In the feature, Matt Eaton finished in third place with Doug Savage fourth and Chris Boyd fifth. They were followed by Adams, Kevin Mosier, Charles Adams, Karl Francis and Leonard Betsch.

Greenwalt won the first heat race with Eaton second and Mickey Mosier third. Kasey Nations won the second heat Forster second and Savage third. In the Sprint Car class, Tommy Worley Jr. picked up the checkered flag following his late pass of Timmy Montgomery in the feature. Robbie Standridge settled for third place with Rod Crabdree fourth and Bob Thoman fifth. They were followed by Jason Hunt, Casey Barnhouse, A.J. Bruns, Jeff Davis and Jim Hurley.

Timmy Montgomery won the first heat with Cradbree second and Ted Adams third. Steve Short won the second heat with Joey Montgomery second and Worley Jr. third. Jason Keith won the third heat with Hunt second and Lee Dunn third. Timmy Montgomery won the dash with Joey Montgomery second and Short third. Davis won the "B" main with Bruns second and Hurley third. In the 600cc Multi feature, Jeremy Boyer picked up his second feature win of the season as he held off the charge of Junior Ferguson for the victory. Tommy Boyd captured third place with Joey Boyd fourth and Rodney Williams fifth. They were followed by Tyler Thompson, Matt Dotson, Chuck Fenwick, Conner Thompson and Casey Barnhouse.

Boyer won the first heat with Barnhouse second and Tommy Boyd third. Ferguson won the second heat with Tyler Thompson second and Dustin Barks third.

There will be two days of racing at the St. Francois County Raceway, Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30. Gates will open on Aug. 29th at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 with the gates opening at 4 p.m. on Aug. 30th. It was also announced that Saturday, Sept. 6th will be "Education Celebration Night" at SFCR. Any student from child through adult that shows a valid student ID will be admitted FREE to the raceway that night to the main grandstands.

For more information on the St. Francois County Raceway phone (573) 756-1734 or (573) 783-5851.

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