Thunderbowl: Finale notes

McCarl Wins Wild Thunderbowl Finale Thunderbowl Raceway October 30, 2004 Terry McCarl took advantage of Daryn Pittman's disintegrating right rear tire in the final corner of Saturday's World of Outlaws 35 lap A-feature at Thunder Bowl Speedway...

McCarl Wins Wild Thunderbowl Finale

Thunderbowl Raceway October 30, 2004 Terry McCarl took advantage of Daryn Pittman's disintegrating right rear tire in the final corner of Saturday's World of Outlaws 35 lap A-feature at Thunder Bowl Speedway to collect his second victory of the 2004 season.

Notes:

Ricci Faria flipped while lining up for the first heat race.

Joey Saldana was running 4th in the first heat when he spun in turn 4

Danny Faria, Jr. was running 4th in the second heat race when he spun in turn 4

Danny Faria, Jr. was running 2nd in the B-main when he hit the wall in turn 4

Aaron Berryhill was running 3rd in the B-main when Ronnie Day (running 4th at the time) made contact with him in turn 4, spinning both cars.

Danny Lasoski used a provisional to start 25th in the A-main

A-main

Lap 1--Tim Shaffer and Steve Kinser raced side by side exiting turn 4, with Kinser getting the lead on the top in 1&2. Jason Meyers passed Tim Shaffer for 2nd low in 3&4

Lap 3--Red flag for Jason Sides, who hit the wall and flipped in turn 3. Sides was uninjured, but unable to restart.

Lap 5--Daryn Pittman passed Travis Rilat for 8th on the top in 1&2

Lap 10--caution for Steve Kent (10th at the time), who spun in turn 4

Lap 11--Daryn Pittman passed Tim Kaeding for 7th low in 1&2

Lap 18--Traffic. Steve Kinser's lead 4 car lengths over Jason Meyers

Lap 19--Caution for Paul McMahan who lost a right rear tire in turn 4. McMahan pitted for repairs.

Lap 24--Caution for Randy Hannagan, who spun in turn 2

Lap 25--Randy Hannagan spun in turn 4.  Jason Meyers (2nd at the
time) spun to avoid contact.  Meyers restarted at the rear of the field.

Lap 26--Tim Shaffer (2nd at the time), spun in turn 2 when the engine seized. Shaffer was unable to restart

Lap 28--Caution for Jason Meyers, who stopped on the backstretch with a flat left rear tire

Lap 30--Terry McCarl passed Craig Dollansky for 8th low in 1&2. Danny Lasoski (started 25th) moved into the top 10. With 30 laps complete, caution for Tim Kaeding, who stopped with a flat right rear tire.

Lap 31--Erin Crocker passed Donny Schatz for 2nd on the top exiting turn 4

Lap 32--Erin Crocker went low in 3&4, pulled even with Steve Kinser, but couldn't get the lead.

Lap 33--Caution for Jason Solwold, who stopped on the front stretch with a flat right rear tire.

Lap 34--Daryn Pittman passed Donny Schatz for 3rd low in 3&4. With 34 laps complete, caution for Donny Schatz and Steve Kent, who both stopped with flat right rear tires. Danny Lasoski up to 7th

Lap 34--Erin Crocker passed Steve Kinser for the lead on the top in 3&4, but Kinser was able to regain the position on the front stretch. As the leaders were coming for the checkered flag, caution for Brian Paulus, who stopped in turn 4 with a flat right rear tire. Red flag for fuel. On the restart, leader Steve Kinser's right rear tire went flat, giving the lead to Erin Crocker. Under the caution for Kinser, leader Erin Crocker's right rear tire went flat, giving the lead to Daryn Pittman.

Lap 35--As the leaders came to the checkered flag, Daryn Pittman's right rear tire exploded. Terry McCarl made the pass for the win, with Pittman hanging on for 2nd 2 car lengths behind.

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Tim Shaffer , Danny Lasoski , Donny Schatz , Steve Kinser , Erin Crocker , Craig Dollansky , Aaron Berryhill , Brian Paulus , Daryn Pittman , Jason Meyers , Jason Sides , Joey Saldana , Paul McMahan , Randy Hannagan , Travis Rilat , Tim Kaeding