Hines takes Eldora '4-Crown' race

Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. drove his Hannig Construction/Bailey's One Stop J & J to victory in Saturday night's 30-lap Stoops Freightliner Sprint Car race at the Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The 20th "4-Crown Nationals" win was...

Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. drove his Hannig Construction/Bailey's One Stop J & J to victory in Saturday night's 30-lap Stoops Freightliner Sprint Car race at the Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The 20th "4-Crown Nationals" win was Tracy's fifth of the season as he led all but the first three laps after passing Derek Davidson. Series point leader Tony Elliott extended his lead to 32 points over Jay Drake by finishing second at Eldora. The series concludes with the October 22 "Sammy Sessions Memorial" at the Winchester (Ind.) Speedway. Drake was fourth in the Eldora feature after starting at the back of the pack due to his qualifying time. Trailing Hines and Elliott at the checkered flag were Eric Gordon, Drake and Kasey Kahne. Elliott was Friday night's fastest Turbines, Inc. qualifier, while Jason Knoke won a "non-qualifiers race" and heats went to Drake, Kevin Thomas, Jack Hewitt and Davidson. Greg Wilson won Saturday's 12-lap True Value semi. Jim Moughan escaped injury in a flip at the end of Friday's fourth heat race. <pre> USAC STOOPS FREIGHTLINER SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Tony Elliott 1,311 2. Jay Drake 1,279 3. Tracy Hines 1,143 4. J.J. Yeley 1,078 5. Derek Davidson 1,036 6. Dave Darland 919 7. Bud Kaeding 891 8. Eric Gordon 870 9. Brian Tyler 768 10. Jonathan Vennard 630

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Series USAC
Drivers Kasey Kahne , Dave Darland , J.J. Yeley , Tracy Hines , Jack Hewitt , Brian Tyler , Bud Kaeding , Tony Elliott , Jay Drake , Jonathan Vennard , Eric Gordon , Greg Wil