Perris 1999-10-30

Dollansky Wins His First Main Event at Perris By Richard Day LAKE PERRIS, CA (October 30) - The tough times Craig Dollansky has endured with the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series these last two seasons...

Dollansky Wins His First Main Event at Perris By Richard Day LAKE PERRIS, CA (October 30) - The tough times Craig Dollansky has endured with the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series these last two seasons became a distant memory Saturday at Perris Auto Speedway. Dollansky, the 1998 Vivarin Perseverance Award winner, put together an unforgettable performance and came away with the first Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series "A" Feature victory of his career. "We've struggled so much this year," Craig said. "We even had to drop off the tour for a while, but tonight makes everything worth it. "I'm so glad for Polydome and Midwest Underground. They've stuck by me through it all this year, and Karavan teamed up with us here the last month or so. Maybe, with a little more help, we'll be able to come back out full time next year. My crew did an excellent job tonight, and they deserve this (trophy and $8,000) more than I do." Dollansky drove his #7 Polydome Maxim to victory in the Third NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race and won his second Channellock Dash of the year before leading all 30 laps in the main event. He is the 14th different driver to win a Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series "A" Feature this season. Terry McCarl, who earned the first Vivarin Fast-Time Award of the season, also had a career-best finish. He was eight car-lengths behind when Dollansky took the checkered flag and settled for second. Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series points leader Mark Kinser added 14 points to his advantage over Danny Lasoski by finishing in eighth place. "The Dude," only the 24th-fastest qualifier in the 45-car field, drove the #83 Beef Packers Eagle past five cars to finish 15th. Kinser will take an 81-point lead into the season finale - Wirtgen Presents the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series - at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The $122,515, triple-program event opens Monday. TNN Motorsports will televise Wednesday's feature racing program live, beginning at 11 p.m. eastern time. Dollansky and Fourth NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race winner Tim Shaffer raced wheel-to-wheel down the front straightaway and through turns one and two as the green flag fell in the 30-lap "A" Feature. Craig surged ahead on the back stretch and McCarl used an inside move in the fourth corner to take the runner-up spot from Shaffer seconds later. McCarl caught Dollansky four laps later, and challenged him for the lead in turn four. P.J. Chesson brought out the first caution flag when he spun in the fourth corner the next time around. Tommy Tarlton pitted during the caution period. First NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race winner Sammy Swindell drove his #1 Channellock Stealth into the low groove between the first and second corners to pass Paul McMahan for fifth place as the race resumed. Stevie Smith challenged Brent Kaeding for three laps before taking the high line around the "King of California" in turn two for eighth place early in lap 13. McCarl narrowed the gap to one car-length in dense lapped traffic midway through the race. Shaffer caught the leaders two laps later, and raced nose-to-tail with Dollansky and McCarl until the 21st lap. Steve Kinser and Swindell joined the battle one lap later, and the top five raced nose-to-tail until Lance Blevins stopped on the back straightaway with a flat right rear tire midway through lap 23. McCarl, Shaffer, Kinser and Swindell kept pace with Dollansky as the green flag replaced the yellow, and the top five continued to race for the next four laps. The leaders were approaching lapped traffic with 1 3/4 laps remaining when Kaeding stopped in turn two with a flat right rear tire early in the 29th lap. Dollansky controlled the final restart and took the checkered flag with eight car-lengths to spare. "I knew if the tires held up we'd be tough to pass," Craig said. "This Kriner engine and Maxim chassis has been working good lately." Shaffer held off Kinser and Swindell for third place. McMahan finished sixth, ahead of Mark Kinser, Stevie Smith, Andy Hillenburg and Bud Kaeding. Smith missed the Channellock Dash when his crew replaced the drive line and rear end in his #19 Ingersoll-Rand Black Bandit after the Fourth NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race. McCarl received the Vivarin Fast-Time Award for pacing the qualifying session with a 15.619-second, 115.244 m.p.h., lap around the semi-banked, 1/2-mile oval. WoO

1999 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series Perris Auto Speedway, Lake Perris, CA Saturday, October 30, Feature Program #68 Vivarin qualifications: 1. Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 15.619; 2. Paul McMahan, Johnson U2, 15.772; 3. Mark Kinser, Kinser 5M, 15.835; 4. Stevie Smith, Smith 19, 15.865; 5. Bud Kaeding, Macieal 29, 16.060; 6. Brent Kaeding, M&M Racing 2M, 16.064; 7. Joey Saldana, Mox 17, 16.161; 8. Sammy Swindell, Swindell 1, 16.398; 9. Andy Hillenburg, Hillenburg 2, 16.410; 10. Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 16.600; 11. Tommy Tarlton, Tarlton 21T, 16.652; 12. Toni Lutar, Lutar 4, 16.655; 13. Tim Shaffer, Helm 11H, 16.680; 14. Craig Dollansky, Dollansky 7, 16.682; 15. Donny Schatz, Schatz 15, 16.702; 16. Jason Meyers, Carter 14, 16.770; 17. James Chesson, Chesson 22C, 16.782; 18. Peter Murphy, Williams 0, 16.808; 19. Dean Jacobs, Holbrook 18, 16.812; 20. Jason Solwold, Solwold 15S, 16.885; 21. Jeff Swindell, Two Winners 104+, 16.932; 22. Ricky Gaunt, Gaunt 4G, 16.955; 23. Calvin Landis, Landis 70, 17.026; 24. Danny Lasoski, Roth 83, 17.028; 25. Lance Blevins, Blevins 21, 17.045; 26. John McDonald, McDonald 78, 17.097; 27. Jeff Shepard, Stewart 4J, 17.148; 28. Johnny Herrera, DOCC Motorsports 1BK, 17.220; 29. P.J. Chesson, Chesson 76, 17.227; 30. Lee Brewer, Jr., Brewer 1ST, 17.232; 31. Brooke Tatnell, Tatnell 7K, 17.302; 32. Randy Hannagan, Holbrook 8H, 17.332; 33. Daryn Pittman, Sonner 47, 17.501; 34. Brad Furr, Furr 2F, 17.520; 35. Sparky Howard, Papola 6, 17.682; 36. Scott Young, Young 1Y, 17.754; 37. Jonathan Allard, Allard 8B, 17.782; 38. Jim Skinner, Skinner 73, 17.892; 39. Ryan Flynn, Flynn 1F, 18.035; 40. J.R. Patton, Patton 86, 18.073; 41. Tim Kaeding, K&W Racing 10, 18.488; 42. Verne Sweeney, Sweeney 98, 18.600; 43. Rodney Argo, Argo 9, 18.655; 44. George Porter, GP Excavating 99, 19.253; 45. Brad Myers, Dyer 3M, 19.736. First NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Sammy Swindell, 2. Jeff Swindell, 3. Andy Hillenburg, 4. Jason Meyers, 5. Terry McCarl, 6. Lance Blevins, 7. James Chesson, 8. Daryn Pittman, 9. P.J. Chesson, 10. Tim Kaeding, 11. Jonathan Allard, 12. Brad Myers. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Second NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Steve Kinser, 2. Donny Schatz, 3. Paul McMahan, 4. Lee Brewer, Jr., 5. Peter Murphy, 6. Brad Furr, 7. Ricky Gaunt, 8. Joey Saldana, 9. Jim Skinner, 10. John McDonald, 11. Verne Sweeney. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Third NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Craig Dollansky, 2. Brent Kaeding, 3. Tommy Tarlton, 4. Mark Kinser, 5. Dean Jacobs, 6. Calvin Landis, 7. Brooke Tatnell, 8. Jeff Shepard, 9. Sparky Howard, 10. Rodney Argo, 11. Ryan Flynn. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Fourth NAPA Auto Parts Heat Race (eight laps): 1. Tim Shaffer, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Danny Lasoski, 4. Johnny Herrera, 5. Bud Kaeding, 6. Randy Hannagan, 7. Jason Solwold, 8. Toni Lutar, 9. J.R. Patton, 10. George Porter, 11. Scott Young. (first five qualified for the "A" Feature) Channellock Dash (five laps): 1. Craig Dollansky, 2. Tim Shaffer, 3. Terry McCarl, 4. Steve Kinser, 5. Sammy Swindell, 6. Paul McMahan, 7. Mark Kinser, 8. Stevie Smith. (finish determined the first eight starting positions in the "A" Feature) C Feature (10 laps): 1. Tim Kaeding, 2. Sparky Howard, 3. J.R. Patton ($125); 4. Jonathan Allard ($100); 5. Jim Skinner ($80); 6. George Porter ($70); 7. Brad Myers ($60); 8. Rodney Argo ($50); 9. Verne Sweeney ($40); 10. Ryan Flynn ($35); 11. Scott Young ($30). (first two qualified for the "B" Feature) B Feature (12 laps): 1. James Chesson, 2. Toni Lutar, 3. Lance Blevins, 4. P.J. Chesson, 5. Jason Solwold ($200); 6. Tim Kaeding ($200); 7. Daryn Pittman ($150); 8. Randy Hannagan ($110); 9. Calvin Landis ($90); 10. Ricky Gaunt ($80); 11. Jeff Shepard ($60); 12. Brad Furr ($50); 13. Brooke Tatnell ($50); 14. Sparky Howard ($70); 15. Joey Saldana ($50); 16. John McDonald ($50). (first four qualified for the "A" Feature) A Feature (30 laps): 1. Craig Dollansky ($8,000); 2. Terry McCarl ($4,000); 3. Tim Shaffer ($3,000); 4. Steve Kinser ($2,500); 5. Sammy Swindell ($2,300); 6. Paul McMahan ($2,200); 7. Mark Kinser ($2,100); 8. Stevie Smith ($2,000); 9. Andy Hillenburg ($1,800); 10. Bud Kaeding ($1,700); 11. Jason Meyers ($1,400); 12. Jeff Swindell ($1,200); 13. Toni Lutar ($1,120); 14. Donny Schatz ($1,050); 15. Danny Lasoski ($1,000); 16. Johnny Herrera ($900); 17. Dean Jacobs ($700); 18. James Chesson ($570); 19. Tommy Tarlton ($550); 20. P.J. Chesson ($570); 21. Lance Blevins ($570); 22. Brent Kaeding ($550); 23. Peter Murphy ($550); 24. Lee Brewer, Jr. ($550). Lap leader: Craig Dollansky 1-30 Vivarin Fast-Time Award winner: Terry McCarl WoO

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Andy Hillenburg , Tim Shaffer , Brad Furr , Mark Kinser , Danny Lasoski , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , James Chesson , Bud Kaeding , Sammy Swindell , Craig Dollansky , J.R. Patton , Brooke Tatnell , Daryn Pittman , Dean Jacobs , Jason Meyers , Joey Saldana , Jonathan Allard , Paul McMahan , Randy Hannagan , Toni Lutar , P.J. Chesson , Scott Young , Johnny Herrera , Tim Kaeding , Peter Murphy , Jeff Swindell
Teams Williams