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Haudenschild Wins Beer Town Showdown By Richard Day BEAVER DAM, WI (June 17) - The shoulder he injured 16 days ago is still sore and he's breaking in a new crew chief, but Jac Haudenschild hasn't slowed...

Haudenschild Wins Beer Town Showdown By Richard Day BEAVER DAM, WI (June 17) - The shoulder he injured 16 days ago is still sore and he's breaking in a new crew chief, but Jac Haudenschild hasn't slowed down on the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series tour. In only his second race back after nursing the injury for a couple of weeks, Haudenschild won the Seventh Annual Beer Town Showdown at Beaver Dam Raceway Wednesday. "The Pennzoil car worked well tonight," Haudenschild said. "The Maxim chassis worked really well, and it felt pretty good the whole race. "I have to thank Jack Elden for giving me a great car and a great team. Banzai (crew chief Dean Bruns), Dave (Kinnard) and Chris (Hager) have been around the World of Outlaws for a while, so they know what to do. I think we'll get a few more (victories) before this year's over." The $10,000 victory was Haudenschild's third in a World of Outlaws main event this season and the 24th of his career. Haudenschild, the second-fastest qualifier in the 31-car field, finished third in both the Second Racing Champions Heat Race and the Channellock Dash. He started the "A" Feature inside the second row and passed Andy Hillenburg as polesitter Mark Kinser burst into the lead at the drop of the green flag. Kinser, a Pennzoil World of Outlaws "A" Feature winner at Beaver Dam Raceway on May 4, 1997, opened a 15-car-length advantage within three laps and was eight car-lengths ahead of Haudenschild when he entered lapped traffic during the fifth lap. After Donny Schatz took the #15 Blue Beacon Gambler for a spin in turn four two laps later, Haudenschild challenged Kinser for the lead. The caution flag was flying again two laps later when "B" Feature winner Johnny Herrera spun and collided with Donny Goeden in the fourth corner. Severe damage to the #47 Casey's General Stores Maxim kept Herrera from restarting. Within seconds after the green flag replaced the yellow, Haudenschild steered the #22 Pennzoil Maxim into the low groove between the first and second corners to pass Kinser for the lead. "We were able to get a little run on Mark there on the restart," Haudenschild said of the winning pass. Second Racing Champions Heat Race winner Steve Kinser challenged Hillenburg for third place as Haudenschild entered lapped traffic with a six car-length lead during the 14th lap. The nose wing on Mark Kinser's #5M Wirtgen Maxim was just inches from Haudenschild's bumper during lap 16 as the leaders race in dense lapped traffic. Mark was trying to regain the lead the next time around when he jumped the cushion in turn two, allowing Haudenschild to open a 15-car-length advantage. Hillenburg took over second place late in the 19th lap when Mark jumped the cushion in the fourth corner. Two laps later, Mark took the low line into turn three to get by Hillenburg briefly, but Andy passed him back in the fourth corner. Another low move through turn three the next time around allowed Mark to pass Hillenburg for the runner-up spot. Haudenschild opened a comfortable advantage with seven laps remaining and took the checkered flag with almost a straightaway to spare. Mark Kinser finished second for the sixth time this season. Hillenburg staved off the challenges of Steve Kinser during the final seven laps to finish third. Completing the top 10 in the "A" Feature were Danny Lasoski, Jeff Swindell, Tyler Walker, 13th-starting Dale Blaney and First Racing Champions Heat Race winner Sammy Swindell. Greg Hodnett received his first Vivarin Fast-Time Award of the season after pacing the qualifying session with a 12.992- second lap around the high-banked, 1/3-mile oval. Stevie Smith's #19 Ingersoll-Rand car suffered a blown engine during the Third Racing Champions Heat Race. With a new engine, he finished second in the "B" Feature and 13th in the main event. Bobby Allen made the long trip from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, only to suffer a broken rod in hot laps. His crew couldn't fix the problem, so "Scruffy" was unable to race. WoO 1998 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series Beaver Dam Raceway, Beaver Dam, WI Wednesday, June 17, Feature Program #27 Qualifications: 1. Greg Hodnett, Helm 11H, 12.992; 2. Jac Haudenschild, Elden 22, 13.027; 3. Danny Lasoski, Roth 83, 13.153; 4. Tyler Walker, Walker 35, 13.177; 5. Mark Kinser, Kinser 5M, 13.192; 6. Andy Hillenburg, Hillenburg 2, 13.199; 7. Joe Gaerte, Holbrook 8H, 13.203; 8. Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 13.217; 9. Craig Dollansky, Stanton 75, 13.274; 10. Sammy Swindell, Swindell 1, 13.277; 11. Jeff Swindell, Two Winners 104+, 13.303; 12. Stevie Smith, Smith 19, 13.348; 13. Dale Blaney, Hylton-Blaney 93, 13.450; 14. Randy Kinser, Kinser 14, 13.479; 15. Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 13.485; 16. Lance Blevins, Blevins 21, 13.538; 17. Tony Elliott, Walker 2x, 13.559; 18. Donny Schatz, Schatz 15, 13.617; 19. Johnny Herrera, Sonner 47, 13.925; 20. Randy Sippel, Wiser 55, 13.996; 21. Donny Goeden, Goeden 27G, 14.055; 22. Randy Butler, Butler 5B, 14.221; 23. Scott Neitzel, Neitzel/Lemansi 2W, 14.228; 24. Todd Hepfner, Hepfner 28, 14.266; 25. Chris Wiser, Wiser 16, 14.294; 26. Kurt Winker, Winker 20W, 14.337; 27. Gregg Curzon, Curzon 3C, 14.365; 28. Todd Daun, Daun 19T, 14.511; 29. Ken Ratchford, Ratchford 5K, 14.613; 30. Kurt Davis, Davis 6K, 14.963; 31. Bobby Allen, Allen 1a, no time. First Racing Champions Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Sammy Swindell, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Joe Gaerte, 4. Dale Blaney, 5. Tyler Walker, 6. Lance Blevins, 7. Johnny Herrera, 8. Randy Butler, 9. Chris Wiser, 10. Todd Daun. (first six qualified for the "A" Feature) Second Racing Champions Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Steve Kinser, 2. Jeff Swindell, 3. Jac Haudenschild, 4. Mark Kinser, 5. Randy Kinser, 6. Tony Elliott, 7. Scott Neitzel, 8. Randy Sippel, 9. Ken Ratchford, 10. Kurt Winker. (first six qualified for the "A" Feature) Third Racing Champions Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Craig Dollansky, 2. Danny Lasoski, 3. Donny Schatz, 4. Andy Hillenburg, 5. Terry McCarl, 6. Donny Goeden, 7. Gregg Curzon, 8. Todd Hepfner, 9. Stevie Smith, 10. Kurt Davis. (first six qualified for the "A" Feature) Channellock Dash (five laps): 1. Mark Kinser, 2. Andy Hillenburg, 3. Jac Haudenschild, 4. Danny Lasoski, 5. Tyler Walker, 6. Steve Kinser, 7. Joe Gaerte, 8. Greg Hodnett. (finish determined the first eight starting positions in the "A" Feature) B Feature (12 laps): 1. Johnny Herrera, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Randy Sippel, 4. Randy Butler, 5. Scott Neitzel, 6. Todd Hepfner, 7. Todd Daun, 8. Chris Wiser, 9. Gregg Curzon ($200); 10. Ken Ratchford ($180); 11. Kurt Winker ($150); 12. Kurt Davis ($110); 13. Bobby Allen ($90). (first six qualified for the "A" Feature) A Feature (30 laps): 1. Jac Haudenschild ($10,000); 2. Mark Kinser ($5,000); 3. Andy Hillenburg ($3,000); 4. Steve Kinser ($2,500); 5. Danny Lasoski ($2,300); 6. Joe Gaerte ($2,200); 7. Jeff Swindell ($2,100); 8. Tyler Walker ($2,000); 9. Dale Blaney ($1,700); 10. Sammy Swindell ($1,600); 11. Greg Hodnett ($1,200); 12. Terry McCarl ($1,150); 13. Stevie Smith ($1,120); 14. Craig Dollansky ($1,050); 15. Donny Schatz ($1,000); 16. Tony Elliott ($700); 17. Lance Blevins ($600); 18. Donny Goeden ($500); 19. Randy Butler ($520); 20. Todd Hepfner ($520); 21. Randy Sippel ($520); 22. Scott Neitzel ($520); 23. Todd Daun ($520); 24. Chris Wiser ($520); 25. Johnny Herrera ($520); 26. Randy Kinser ($500). Provisional starters: Todd Daun, Chris Wiser Lap leaders: Mark Kinser 1-9; Jac Haudenschild 10-30 Vivarin Fast-Time Award winner: Greg Hodnett WoO

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Andy Hillenburg , Mark Kinser , Danny Lasoski , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , Tony Elliott , Sammy Swindell , Craig Dollansky , Tyler Walker , Jac Haudenschild , Johnny Herrera , Jeff Swindell