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Mark Kinser Wins Fourth Straight Silver Cup By Richard Day SARVER, PA (July 27) - Although he means no disrespect toward the late promoter, Mark Kinser is turning the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup ...

Mark Kinser Wins Fourth Straight Silver Cup By Richard Day SARVER, PA (July 27) - Although he means no disrespect toward the late promoter, Mark Kinser is turning the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup into his own benefit race. Kinser, the leader in the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series point standings, won his fourth straight Silver Cup Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway. "I love Lernerville," Mark shouted to the sellout crowd. "Back before I could make any money driving a sprint car, Don Martin always made sure I got an extra $50 or $100 to get me on down the road, and I've never forgotten that." It's doubtful Kinser will forget all the prize money he has won in Lernerville's last four races honoring Martin, either. With the Silver Cup winner's share increasing by $1,000 each year, Mark has earned $122,000. Kinser opened the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series' 46th event of the season by slicing .076 seconds off the qualifying standard Tyler Walker set at Lernerville May 25th. He circled the semi-banked, 1/2- mile oval in 12.692 seconds, an average speed of 141.822 m.p.h. Mark received his 21st Vivarin Fast-Time of the year for his record-setting effort. Kinser earned the right to start the 35-lap "A" Feature outside the second row by following NAPA Heat Race winners Greg Hodnett, Johnny Herrera and Donny Schatz across the finish line in the Channellock Dash. Hodnett burst into the lead from the pole as the green flag fell in the main event. Schatz drove the #15 Parker Stores Maxim past Herrera in the fourth corner for second place, and Sammy Swindell passed Kinser and Herrera for third during the opening lap. A mechanical malfunction forced Tim Shaffer to stop the #11H Vivarin Eagle in turn one early in the fourth lap. Walker surrendered ninth place when he pitted with engine problems during the caution period. "B" Feature winner Kasey Kahne flipped in the first corner as the race resumed, bringing out the red flag. Kinser started making way toward the front as the green flag replaced the red, driving the #5M Mopar Maxim past Swindell deep in the third corner and racing into second place with a high move around Schatz in turn four late in the ninth lap. After exchanging second place with Schatz during the 10th lap, Kinser made an unsuccessful run at Hodnett early in lap 11. Schatz passed Mark again the next time around, and took the lead with a high move around Hodnett in the fourth corner. Kinser followed Schatz by Hodnett, then took the low line into turn two for the lead early in the 13th lap. Schatz was trying to regain first place between the third and fourth corners seconds later when he turned sideways, allowing four cars to pass him. Danny Lasoski started making his way toward the front during the 14th and 15th laps. He drove the #83 Beef Packers Eagle past Swindell deep in turn three, the took second from Hodnett with an inside move into the second corner. An oil leak in the #12 Apple Chevrolet car kept Hodnett from keeping pace with leaders during the race's middle stages. Swindell and Schatz relegated him to fifth place during lap 17. Stevie Smith, who started inside the fifth row, drove his #19 Ingersoll-Rand into the low groove to pass Schatz and Swindell and take over second place the next time around. Frankie Kerr stopped in the first corner three laps later. Schatz pitted with a flat right rear tire and Hodnett dropped out with an oil leak during the caution period. Swindell and Herrera exchanged fourth place during the 24th and 25th laps as Kinser continued to build a comfortable advantage. Mark was a full straightaway ahead of the field when he entered lapped traffic with 8 1/2 laps remaining, and took the checkered flag as Smith raced into turn three. "The Mopar car was so strong tonight," Kinser said. "The guys built a brand new car and drove here last night, and it felt really good. We did a lot of research before we got this deal, and we knew the numbers (on the dyno) looked good and the motors had a lot of torque. It's been an adjustment for me with my driving style, and for our whole team as far as set-ups go, but when we get it right, it's awfully fast." Lasoski finished third, ahead of Swindell, Herrera, Steve Kinser, 24th-starting Andy Hillenburg, Jeff Shepard, Lance DeWease and Jeff Swindell. WoO

1999 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup VIII Lernerville Speedway, Sarver, PA Tuesday, July 27, Feature Program #46 Vivarin qualifications: 1. Mark Kinser, Kinser 5M, 12.692 (new single-lap record); 2. Tim Shaffer, Helm 11H, 13.280; 3. Frankie Kerr, Shoff 23S, 13.331; 4. Danny Lasoski, Roth 83, 13.342; 5. Stevie Smith, Smith 19, 13.375; 6. Lance Blevins, Blevins 21, 13.390; 7. Tyler Walker, Walker 35, 13.457; 8. Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 13.468; 9. Jeff Shepard, Zemaitis 1Z, 13.470; 10. Donny Schatz, Schatz 15, 13.480; 11. Sammy Swindell, Swindell 1, 13.486; 12. Greg Hodnett, Apple Motorsports 12, 13.487; 13. Jac Haudenschild, Elden 22, 13.508; 14. Daryn Pittman, Sonner 47, 13.512; 15. Ed Lynch, Jr., Lynch 2L, 13.594; 16. Johnny Herrera, DOCC Motorsports 1BK, 13.617; 17. Jeff Swindell, Two Winners 104+, 13.635; 18. Kasey Kahne, Kahne 23K, 13.667; 19. Lance DeWease, Harz 88, 13.685; 20. Brooke Tatnell, Tatnell 7K, 13.718; 21. Kevin Gobrecht, Hylton/Blaney 93, 13.780; 22. Paul McMahan, Johnson U2, 13.790; 23. Fred Rahmer, Hamilton 77, 13.803; 25. Dale Blaney, Holbrook 8H, 13.820; 25. Garry Brazier, Dyer 461, 13.869; 26. Kenny Jacobs, Jacobs 6, 13.981; 27. Andy Hillenburg, Hillenburg 2, 14.014; 28. Ralph Spithaler, Spithaler 56, 14.023; 29. Jimmy Hawley, Proffit C3, 14.066; 30. Craig Rankin, Guzzo 77R, 14.157; 31. Gary Kriess, Kriess 55J, 14.176; 32. Brian Ellenberger, Ellenberger 20, 14.257; 33. Richard Kerstetter, Kerstetter 11K, 14.277; 34. Bob Altmeyer, Altmeyer 14, 14.323; 35. Scott Priester, Priester 11x, 14.384; 36. William Kiley, Kiley 4K, 14.485; 37. Rob Eyler, Eyler 5, 14.546; 38. Charlie Holben, Holben 42G, 14.799; 39. Tommy Marshall, Dionise 15V, 14.872; 40. Kevin Andrusky, Andrusky 7A, 14.887; 41. Brent Matus, Matus 33, 14.910; 42. Davey Jones, Jones 76, 14.913; 43. Bob Walters, Walters 42, 15.288; 44. George Garris, Garris 53, 15.398; 45. John Stickley, Stickley L7, 15.531; 46. Chuck Kirk, Kirk 3K, 15.688; 47. Jerry Frew, Frew 4F, 15.804; 48. Dan Shetler, Stetler 7x, 15.984; 49. Mike Sub, Sub 78, 16.035. First NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Johnny Herrera, 2. Mark Kinser, 3. Steve Kinser, 4. Jeff Shepard, 5. Jeff Swindell, 6. Kevin Gobrecht, 7. Jimmy Hawley, 8. Richard Kerstetter, 9. Rob Eyler, 10. Brent Matus, 11. Mike Sub, 12. John Stickley, 13. Garry Brazier. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Second NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Donny Schatz, 2. Ed Lynch, Jr., 3. Tyler Walker, 4. Tim Shaffer, 5. Paul McMahan, 6. Kasey Kahne, 7. Kenny Jacobs, 8. Craig Rankin, 9. Bob Altmeyer, 10. Charlie Holben, 11. Davey Jones, 12. Chuck Kirk. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Third NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Sammy Swindell, 2. Daryn Pittman, 3. Lance Blevins, 4. Fred Rahmer, 5. Frankie Kerr, 6. Andy Hillenburg, 7. Lance DeWease, 8. Scott Priester, 9. Gary Kriess, 10. Tommy Marshall, 11. Bob Walters, 12. Jerry Frew. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Fourth NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Jac Haudenschild, 3. Stevie Smith, 4. Danny Lasoski, 5. Dale Blaney, 6. Brooke Tatnell, 7. Brian Ellenberger, 8. Ralph Spithaler, 9. William Kiley, 10. George Garris, 11. Dan Shetler, 12. Kevin Andrusky. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Channellock Dash (five laps): 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Johnny Herrera, 3. Donny Schatz, 4. Mark Kinser, 5. Sammy Swindell, 6. Tim Shaffer, 7. Frankie Kerr, 8. Danny Lasoski. (finish determined the first eight starting positions in the "A" Feature) C Feature (10 laps): 1. Rob Eyler, 2. Tommy Marshall, 3. Charlie Holben ($125); 4. Kevin Andrusky ($100); 5. Brent Matus ($80); 6. Bob Walters ($70); 7. George Garris ($60); 8. John Stickley ($50); 9. Dan Shetler ($40); 10. Chuck Kirk ($35); 11. Jerry Frew ($30); 12. Mike Sub ($30). (first two qualified for the "A" Feature) B Feature (12 laps): 1. Kasey Kahne, 2. Lance DeWease, 3. Andy Hillenburg, 4. Brooke Tatnell, 5. Jimmy Hawley, 6. Kenny Jacobs ($250); 7. Garry Brazier ($225); 8. Craig Rankin ($175); 9. Brian Ellenberger ($125); 10. Richard Kerstetter ($100); 11. Tommy Marshall ($100); 12. Ralph Spithaler, 13. Rob Eyler ($80); 14. Kevin Gobrecht ($60); 15. William Kiley ($50); 16. Gary Kriess ($50); 17. Bob Altmeyer ($50); 18. Scott Priester ($50). (first four qualified for the "A" Feature) A Feature (35 laps): 1. Mark Kinser ($32,000); 2. Stevie Smith ($10,000); 3. Danny Lasoski ($5,200); 4. Sammy Swindell ($3,500); 5. Johnny Herrera ($3,000); 6. Steve Kinser ($2,200); 7. Andy Hillenburg ($2,120); 8. Jeff Shepard ($2,000); 9. Lance DeWease ($1,720); 10. Jeff Swindell ($1,500); 11. Jac Haudenschild ($1,300); 12. Lance Blevins ($1,200); 13. Daryn Pittman ($1,100); 14. Frankie Kerr ($1,000); 15. Donny Schatz ($900); 16. Dale Blaney ($850); 17. Tim Shaffer ($800); 18. Fred Rahmer ($750); 19. Jimmy Hawley ($770); 20. Ed Lynch, Jr. ($750); 21. Paul McMahan ($750); 22. Brooke Tatnell ($770); 23. Greg Hodnett ($750); 24. Tyler Walker ($750); 25. Kasey Kahne ($770); 26. Ralph Spithaler ($770). Provisional starters: Jimmy Hawley, Ralph Spithaler Lap leaders: Greg Hodnett 1-11, Donny Schatz 12, Mark Kinser 13-35 Vivarin Fast-Time Award winner: Mark Kinser WoO

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Andy Hillenburg , Tim Shaffer , Mark Kinser , Danny Lasoski , Kasey Kahne , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , Sammy Swindell , Davy Jones , Kenny Jacobs , Tyler Walker , Brooke Tatnell , Daryn Pittman , Paul McMahan , Jac Haudenschild , Johnny Herrera , Jeff Swindell