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Minutaie RACE-TEMBER 20, 2010

THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS WINGED SPRINTERS CONTESTED A PAIR OF SHOWS IN THE MIDWEST OVER THE WEEKEND BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT IN SPENCER, IOWA WITH THEIR 60TH SHOW OF THE SEASON WHICH SAW JAC HAUDENCHILD COLLECT CAREER WIN # 55 AND 1ST AT THE CLAY COUNTY, IOWA TRACK…AS HE HELD OFF ”KING OF THE OUTLAWS” STEVE KINSER…FOR THE WIN…WHILE…RR-AZ ALUM…

4 TIME SERIES CHAMP…DONNY SCHATZ…COMPLETED THE PODIUM…

GLENDALE’S BEN GREGG QUALIFIED 18TH IN THE 34 CAR FIELD RAN 5TH IN HIS HEAT AND 16TH…IN THE MAIN…

ON SATURDAY NIGHT THE OUTLAW SPRINTERS DRAGGED THEIR STUFF NORTH ACROSS THE BORDER TO MINNESOTA’S DEER CREEK SPEEDWAY, WHERE IT WAS JOEY SALDANA REMAINING UNDEFEATED AT THE MINNESOTA TRACK AS HE WON FOR THE 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEAR CELEBRATING HIS SERIES LEADING 13TH WIN ALONG WITH THE BIRTH FRIDAY NIGHT OF HIS 2ND SON REGAN…

SALDANA’S 72ND CAREER WIN ALSO ALLOWED HIM TO PULL WITHIN 3 POINTS OF CHAMPIONSHIP POINT LEADER AND SATURDAY NIGHT BRIDESMAID…JASON MEYERS WHILE 3RD IN POINTS…20 TIME SERIES CHAMP STEVE KINSER…LOST A LITTLE GROUND TO BOTH…AS HE FINISHED…3RD

GLENDALE’S BEN GREGG QUALIFIED…6TH QUICK IN THE FIELD RAN 3RD…IN HIS HEAT BUT FINISHED…DEAD LAST IN THE MAIN…

THE OUTLAWS NOW HEAD TO ELDORA SPEEDWAY NEXT FRIDAY FOR A…ONE NIGHT STAND BUT 1ST…HERE’S A LOOK AT THE TIGHTEST POINT BATTLE…IN SERIES HISTORY…WITH…8 SHOWS TO GO…

1.  JASON MEYERS  8,199
2.  JOEY SALDANA   8,196    (-3)
3.  STEVE KINSER    8,151  (-48)
4.  DONNY SCHATZ  8,084  (-115)
14.  BEN GREGG
6,036  (1,893)

THE U.S.A.C./C.R.A. “CAL SPRINTERS MADE THEIR 8TH APPEARANCE…OF THEIR 26 RACE SCHEDULE…AT“WEASLEY NAMED”…PERRIS, MEXI-FORNIA SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT WHERE IT WAS RUN AWAY POINT LEADER…MIKE SPENCER FINISHING DEAD LAST IN THE DASH BUT THAT WAS THE ONLY DOWNER FOR HIM AS HE WAS FAST QUALIFIER…WON HIS HEAT AND THEN TOOK THE FEATURE WIN AHEAD OF TONY JONES…2ND…AND MATT MITCHELL…3RD

PHOENIX’S…R.J. JOHNSON…WHO QUALIFIED 15TH…RAN 2ND…IN HIS HEAT …AND FINISHED 6TH IN THE MAIN…

THE…U.S.A.C./CAL SPRINTERS WILL KEEP IT IN MEXI-FORNIA…AS THEY WILL HEAD UP THE COAST TO THE 1/5TH MILE…VENTURA SPEEDWAY NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT…FOR RACE # 19…

THE U.S.A.C. NATIONAL MIDGETEERS HEADED TO THE ½ MILE ASPHALT TRACK AT COLUMBUS, OHIO…SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT WHERE THE SHOW WAS WON BY TRACY HINES WHO PASSED DALTON ARMSTRONG WITH TWO TO GO IN THE 40 LAPPER TO EARN THE WIN…

ARMSTRONG SETTLED FOR 2ND WITH FAST QUALIFIER DARREN HAGAN…3RD WHILE TUCSON’S JERRY COONS, JR RAN 5TH…ON THE NIGHT.

THE NATIONAL MIDGETEERS WILL HOOK UP WITH THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS…THE SILVER CROWNERS AND THE NATIONAL SPRINTERS FOR THE  “4-CROWN NATIONALS”…NEXT WEEKEND AT TONY STEWART’S… ELDORA SPEEDWAY…

THE A.R.C.A. BUNCH CHECKED IN AT THE HIGH BANKS OF SALEM, INDIANA SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY FOR THE 18TH ROUND OF THEIR 20 RACE SEASON WHERE IT WAS OPEN WHEELER DAKODA ARMSTRONG…TAKING THE POINT WITH JUST 7 TO GO IN THE 200 LAPPER…TO PUT HIS FIAT INTO VICTORY LANE…FOR THE…2ND TIME… THIS SEASON…

JOEY COULTER WHEELED HIS OBAMALET TO THE BRIDESMAID SPOT ON THE PODIUM WHILE TOM HESSERT…ALSO IN A FIAT…CAPTURED 3RD…AND IN THE PROCESS…VAULTED INTO THE SERIES POINT LEAD…WITH JUST A PAIR OF RACES REMAINING…

THE…A.R.C.A.RI-ANS WILL TAKE A FORTNIGHT OFF…BEFORE SHOWING UP IN KANSAS ON SEPTEMBER 30TH…FOR THE PENULTIMATE RACE OF THE 2010 CAMPAIGN…BUT FIRST HERE’S A LOOK AT THE… CHAMPIONSHIP POINT CHASE…

18 DOWN…2 REMAINING225 TOTAL POINTS AVAILABLE…PER RACE…

1.  TOM HESSERT               4,300
2.  PATRICK SHELTRA        4,290  (-10)
3.  CRAIG GOESS                4,270  (-30)
4.  FRANK KIMMEL             4,135  (-165)
5.  DAKODA ARMSTRONG   4,130  (-170)

GOVERNMENT MOTORS IS PREPARING AN I.P.O. STOCK OFFERING …ARE ANY OF YOU GUYS BUYING???

CONSUMMATE…RACE TRACK PROMOTER…BRUTON SMITH…OWNER OF BRISTOL – LAS VEGAS – ATLANTA – TEXAS –SEARS POINT – KENTUCKY & CHARLOTTE…HAS FIGURED OUT A WAY TO MAKE HIS RACE TRACK A MONEY MAKER THIS CHRISTMAS…AS HE IS PLANNING ON DECORATING THE TRACK…INSIDE AND OUT…WITH MORE THAN 1 MILLION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND CHARGING $20.00 BUCKS A CARLOAD TO SEE THE LIGHTS…AND DRIVE ON THE TRACK…

“CAROLINA CHRISTMAS” WILL INCLUDE…500 LIGHT DISPLAYS…A BETHLEHEM THEMED NATIVITY DISPLAY…CARRIAGE RIDES…FOOD …MUSIC…RIDES…SANTA…CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND OF COURSE …NASCAR SOUVENIER RIGS…

NORTH CAROLINA…DEMOCRAT GOVERNOR…BEV PURDUE… ANTICIPATES…SMITH’S EFFORT WILL “CREATE” OR PROTECT…AT LEAST…80 JOBS…AND BE A SIGNIFICANT ECONOMIC GENERATOR.

JEFF GORDON & TONY STEWART CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR “PRIMARY SPONSORS” FOR THEIR CUP…EFFORTS…(COMMENTS??)

AS USUAL…TONIGHT’S RACE RECAPS…LOCAL…NATIONAL…& THE MINUTIAE…CAN BE FOUND AT THE…RR-AZ…WEBSITE AT… RACINGROUNDUP.COM

AND THAT’S IT…HAPPY MOTORING…