Limaland: Buckeye Nationals revised results

A.J. Fike has been proclaimed the winner of Friday night's Buckeye Nationals USAC Midget race at the Limaland Motor Speedway in Lima, Ohio following disqualification of cars driven by Dave Darland and J.J. Yeley to first and second positions. The...

A.J. Fike has been proclaimed the winner of Friday night's Buckeye Nationals USAC Midget race at the Limaland Motor Speedway in Lima, Ohio following disqualification of cars driven by Dave Darland and J.J. Yeley to first and second positions. The cars, owned by Steve Lewis Racing, failed to pass the post-race technical inspection. The team has filed an official protest of the race results, which will be heard at the USAC Offices Monday, June 24.

REVISED RESULTS: ----------------

USAC NATIONAL MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: June 21, 2002 - Lima, Ohio - Limaland Motorsports Park - "Buckeye Nationals"

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Tracy Hines, 110, Wilke/Pak-13.905
2. Critter Malone, 7m, Malone-13.931
3. Aaron Fike, 32, RFMS-13.981
4. Ryan Scott, 17, Hartman-14.062
5. Steve Paden, 0, Farrier-14.073
6. A.J. Fike, 69, RFMS-14.109
7. Dave Darland, 9, Lewis-14.116
8. J.J. Yeley, 91, Lewis-14.185
9. Brian Gerster, 94, Stebbins/Davis-14.208
10. Mike Hess, 51, Hess-14.223
11. Dave Strickland Jr., 4x, Klatt-14.232
12. Bobby East, 4, Klatt-14.266
13. Steve Buckwalter, 25, Venture-14.278
14. Marc Dailey, 2m, Mega-14.328
15. John Nervo, 21, Nervo/Coggin-14.350
16. Ted Hines, 84, VanSteenwyk-14.355
17. Tom Hessert, 5, Hessert-14.405
18. Matt Westfall, 73, Ellis-14.406
19. Wayne Chinn, 71, Chinn-14.425
20. Rick Vaughn, 31, Trusty-14.430
21. Kurt Mayhew, 21k, Mayhew-14.528
22. James Chesson, 76, Chesson-14.615
23. Teddy Beach, 125, Beach-14.690
24. John Toth, 10, Moore-14.764
25. Danny Ebberts, 44, Schlachter/Ebberts-14.789
26. John Heydenreich, 95, Covington-14.838
27. Thomas Briggs, 10x, Briggs-14.972
28. Jerry Coons, Jr., 24, Parker-14.990
29. Ron Gregory, 22, Irvin-15.037
30. Chad Davenport, 43, Davenport-15.038
31. Matt Riemenschneider, 17x, Rieder-15.157
32. Matt Brun, 128, Brun-15.330
33. #19, Lewis-NT.

FIRST HEAT:
(8 laps
1. Gerster
2. Tracy Hines
3. Mayhew
4. Ebberts
5. Hessert
6. Gregory
7. Paden
8. Buckwalter. NT

SECOND HEAT:
(8 laps
1. Chesson
2. Hess
3. Dailey
4. Westfall
5. A.J. Fike
6. Malone
7. Heydenreich
8. Davenport. NT

THIRD HEAT:
(8 laps
1. Darland
2. Aaron Fike
3. Nervo
4. Strickland
5. Riemenschneider
6. Beach
7. Chinn
8. Briggs. NT

FOURTH HEAT:
(8 laps
1. Yeley
2. Ted Hines
3. Coons
4. Scott
5. Vaughn
6. East
7. Brun
8. Toth. 1:56.29

SEMI:
(12 laps
1. Malone
2. A.J. Fike
3. Paden
4. Gregory
5. Hessert
6. East
7. Vaughn
8. Chinn
9. Beach (#25x)
10. Toth
11. Davenport
12. Briggs
13. Brun
14. Heydenreich
15. Riemenschneider. 2:58.34

FEATURE:
(30 laps
1. A.J. Fike
2. Jerry Coons Jr.
3. Brian Gerster
4. Bobby East
5. Dave Strickland Jr.
6. James Chesson
7. Ron Gregory
8. Critter Malone
9. Tom Hessert
10. Steve Paden
11. Tracy Hines
12. Aaron Fike
13. John Nervo
14. Ted Hines
15. Ryan Scott
16. Kurt Mayhew
17. Mike Hess
18. Marc Dailey
19. Matt Westfall
20. Danny Ebberts.

(NOTE: Cars driven by Dave Darland and J.J. Yeley disqualified for failing to pass post-race technical inspection after finishing first and second) NT

**Buckwalter flipped during the first heat. Hess flipped on lap 18 of the feature. Nervo flipped on lap 26 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-10 A.J. Fike, Laps 11-26 Tracy Hines, Laps 27-30 A.J. Fike.

NEW NATIONAL MIDGET CAR STANDINGS:
1-Darland-468
2-Yeley-434
3-Aaron Fike-415
4-Chesson-359
5-East-357
6-Gregory-313
7-Tracy Hines-299
9-Dave Steele-299
10-Paden-268.

NEXT NATIONAL MIDGET CAR RACE: June 22 - Rossburg, OH - Eldora Speedway - "Buckeye Nationals"

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Series USAC
Drivers Ryan Scott , John Nervo , Dave Darland , Danny Ebberts , J.J. Yeley , James Chesson , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Aaron Fike , Tom Hessert , Bobby East , Teddy Beach , John Heydenreich , Matt Westfall , A.J. Fike , Ron Gregory , Steve Paden , Jerry Coons , Matt Brun , Brian Gerster , Marc Dailey , Jerry Coons Jr.