16th Street Speedway Race Results

USAC NATIONAL/16TH STREET MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 18, 1998 -- Indianapolis, Indiana - 16th Street Speedway QUALIFYING: 1. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-11.971; 2. Jason Leffler, 9, Lewis-11.977; 3. Jerry Coons, Jr., 7, CED-12.020; 4....

USAC NATIONAL/16TH STREET MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 18, 1998 -- Indianapolis, Indiana - 16th Street Speedway

QUALIFYING: 1. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-11.971; 2. Jason Leffler, 9, Lewis-11.977; 3. Jerry Coons, Jr., 7, CED-12.020; 4. Critter Malone, 7m, Malone-12.179; 5. Andy Michner, 26, JS-12.238; 6. Ricky Shelton, 71, Willoughby-12.261; 7. Michael Lang, 94, Stebbins-12.395; 8. Steve Knepper, 17x, Brown-12.460; 9. Ron Smoker, 24, Parker-12.513; 10. Brian Gerster, 6, Potter-12.530; 11. John Nervo, 21, Nervo-12.542; 12. Clay Klepper, 69x, Hartman-12.546; 13. David Bridges, 11, MB-12.552; 14. Bill Baue, 84, VanSteenwyk-12.602; 15. Rick Treadway, 2x, Lawson-12.674; 16. Roger McCluskey, Jr., 111, McCluskey-12.678; 17. Andy Pierce, 3p, Tag Team-12.684; 18. Travis Welpott, 18, P & E-12.756; 19. Jan Opperman, 2J, Jorgensen-12.757; 20. Tony Beaber, 66, Beaber-12.758; 21. Jeff Hampton, 55, Line-12.779; 22. Roy Caruthers, 15, Caruthers-12.805; 23. Sarah McCune, 58, McCune-12.826; 24. John Sluss, 28, Sluss-12.842; 25. Tony Reed, 8R, Reed-12.902; 26. Johnny Parsons III, 25, Parsons-12.915; 27. John Wolfe, 95, Morgan-12.975; 28. Dean Franklin, 42, Franklin-13.021; 29. Michael Roselli, Jr., 93, Roselli-13.022; 30. Jimmy McCune, 2, JS-13.076; 31. Jimmy Drinan, 99, Drinan-13.199; 32. A.J. Smith, 27x, AJS-13.242; 33. Ralph Liguori, 6rr, Liguori-13.280; 34. Dennis Mann, 44, Mann-13.281; 35. Mark Freeland, 4, McKeehan-13.561; 36. Rick Vaughn, 31, JTV-13.626; 37. #91, Lewis-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Reed, 2. Pierce, 3. Drake, 4. Hampton, 5. Smoker, 6. Michner, 7. Bridges, 8. Roselli. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Caruthers, 2. Leffler, 3. Parsons, 4. Welpott, 5. Baue, 6. Gerster, 7. Shelton, 8. J.McCune. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Lang, 2. Wolfe, 3. Treadway, 4. Coons, 5. Drinan, 6. Opperman, 7. S.McCune, 8. Nervo. NT

FOURTH HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Franklin, 2. Knepper, 3. Klepper, 4. McCluskey, 5. Smith, 6. Beaber, 7. Malone, 8. Sluss. NT

KELLY's PUB II LAST CALL SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Malone, 2. Smoker, 3. Bridges, 4. Gerster, 5. Smith, 4. Baue, 7. Opperman, 8. Mann, 9. Michner, 10. S.McCune, 11. J.McCune, 12. Freeland, 13. Nervo, 14. Roselli, 15. Drinan, 16. Liguori, 17. Vaughn. NT

FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Steve Knepper, 2. Jason Leffler, 3. Jerry Coons, Jr., 4. Jay Drake, 5. Brian Gerster, 6. Roger McCluskey, Jr., 7. Ron Smoker, 8. Michael Lang, 9. Roy Caruthers, 10. Rick Treadway, 11. Andy Pierce, 12. Clay Klepper, 13. David Bridges, 14. Dean Franklin, 15. Travis Welpott, 16. John Wolfe, 17. Johnny Parsons III, 18. Critter Malone, 19. Jeff Hampton, 20. Tony Reed. NT **Freeland flipped during qualifying. Shelton and McCune flipped during the second heat. Shelton flipped again later in thesecond heat and was transported to Methodist Hospital for a checkup. Sluss flipped during the fourth heat. Roselli and Michner flipped during the semi.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-40 Knepper.

NEW NATIONAL MIDGET POINTS: 1-Drake-383; 2-Leffler-380; 3-Shelton-363; 4-J.McCune-301; 5-Tracy Hines-253; 6-Coons-250; 7-Dave Steele-171; 8-Welpott-169; 9-Ronnie Johncox-168; 10-Michael Lewis-130. NEW 16TH STREET MIDGET POINTS: 1-Lang-179; 2-Malone-163; 3-Hampton-141; 4-Pierce-138; 5-Caruthers-134; 6-Drake-124; 7-Coons-124; 8-Knepper-122; 9-Smoker-120; 10-Shelton-113.

NEXT NATIONAL MIDGET RACE: July 28 - Lincoln, NE - Eagle Raceway NEXT 16TH STREET MIDGET RACE: August 1

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Series USAC
Drivers Jason Leffler , Rick Treadway , A.J. Smith , Michael Lewis , John Nervo , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Ronnie Johncox , Jay Drake , David Bridges , Jimmy McCune , Johnny Parsons , Jerry Coons , Michael Roselli , Sarah McCune , Dean Franklin , Clay Klepper , Brian Gerster , Steve Knepper , Ricky Shelton