DT: Putnamville report 2000-07-22

Brian Gerster of Indianapolis, Ind. led the final 11 laps of Saturday night's 30-lap USAC Regional Dirt-Track Midget Car feature at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. He passed J.D. Turner on lap 20 and led the rest of the way...

Brian Gerster of Indianapolis, Ind. led the final 11 laps of Saturday night's 30-lap USAC Regional Dirt-Track Midget Car feature at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. He passed J.D. Turner on lap 20 and led the rest of the way in his Parker Machinery Special. Shane Cottle, who finished second to Gerster, leads the "Regional" standings but he is not among drivers slated to re-start the August 27 race at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. Twenty-eight laps remain in the 30-lap feature rained out at Kokomo July 9. Trailing Gerster and Cottle at Putnamville were John Wolfe, Andy Pierce and Chris Coers. Pierce led the first 10 laps, then Turner led laps 11-19 before yielding to Gerster. Coers, the fastest qualifier at Putnamville, trails Cottle by 23 points in the standings but he is also not among those re-starting the Kokomo feature. Michael Lang, also 23 points behind Cottle, is in the Kokomo field, re-starting in the 11th position. <pre> USAC DIRT TRACK REGIONAL MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Shane Cottle 128 2. Chris Coers 105 3. Michael Lang 105 4. John Wolfe 97 5. Rick Vaughn 89 6. Barry Reed 82 7. Tim Spindler 82 8. Bill Baue 77 9. Andy Pierce 73 10. Criter Malone 72

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Series USAC
Drivers Shane Cottle , Brian Gerster