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Tuesday, 13 April 2010

RAIN HALTS HICKORY MIDGET-FOCUS DOUBLEHEADER

RAIN HALTS HICKORY MIDGET-FOCUS DOUBLEHEADER

Hickory, NC…….Rain halted Thursday night’s USAC Mopar National Midget/Midwest-Carolina Ford Focus doubleheader at Hickory Motor Speedway following two of the three Midget heat races. Wednesday night’s Midget race winner, Shane Hmiel, was Thursday’s fastest qualifier, while Bradley Riethmeyer was the fastest Ford Focus qualifier. Cody Acton of Denver, N.C. won the 12-lap Young Guns exhibition race over Gage Walker and Ross Rankine. The USAC Mopar National Midget Series resumes action April 11 at the Anderson (IN) Speedway.



USAC MIDWEST/CAROLINA FORD FOCUS RACE RESULTS: March 25, 2010 – Hickory, North Carolina – Hickory Motor Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS 1. Bradley Riethmeyer, 11, Trotter-14.912; 2. Steven Intravaia, 96, Noffsinger/Brown-14.979; 3. Tyler Cottongim, 28, Cottongim-15.113; 4. Joe Liguori, 22, Givens-15.181; 5. Adam Wilsdon, 9, Wilsdon-15.183; 6. Nick Drake, 55, Cline-15.303; 7. Andy Nock, 14x, Rankine-15.322; 8. Justin Hommel, 97, Noffsinger/Brown-15.354; 9. Chris Lamb, 19L, Lamb-15.370; 10. Mike Ward, 80, Ward-15.384; 11. Scott Hunter, 14, Brown-15.408 ;12. Jake Blackhurst, 25, Blackhurst-15.493; 13. Shane MacMillan, 45, MacMillan-15.497; 14. Tyler Corriher, 12, Noffsinger/Brown-15.626; 15. Jack Roush Jr., 98, Noffsinger/Brown-15.683; 16. Tim Perry, 39, Moore-15.877; 17. Ronnie Wuerdeman, 4x, Wuerdeman-15.893; 18. Amanda Quinones, 00, Quinones-16.930; 19. Kyle O’Gara, 4, Beast-17.392.


 


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ward, 2. Liguori, 3. Riethmeyer, 4. Nock, 5. MacMillan, 6. O’Gara, 7. Perry. NT


 


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Hommel, 2. Wilsdon, 3. Intravaia, 4. Hunter, 5. Wuerdeman, 6. Corriher. NT


 


THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Blackhurst, 2. Lamb, 3. Cottongim, 4. Drake, 5. Quinones, 6. Roush. NT


 


REMAINDER OF PROGRAM RAINED OUT


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NEW MIDWEST FORD FOCUS SERIES POINTS: 1-Frankoski-72; 2-Wilsdon-71; 3-Hunter-68; 4-Ward-67; 5-Liguori-59; 6-Nock-58; 7-Lamb-57; 8-Blackhurst-51; 9-Drake-46; 10-Tim Craver-44.


 


NEW EASTERN FORD FOCUS SERIES POINTS: 1-Frankoski-72; 2-Wilsdon-71; 3-Hunter-68; 4-Ward-67; 5-Liguori-59; 6-Nock-58; 7-Lamb-57; 8-Blackhurst-51; 9-Drake-46; 10-Tim Craver-44.


 


NEW CAROLINA FORD FOCUS SERIES POINTS: 1-Frankoski-72; 2-Wilsdon-71; 3-Hunter-68; 4-Ward-67; 5-Liguori-59; 6-Nock-58; 7-Lamb-57; 8-Blackhurst-51; 9-Drake-46; 10-Tim Craver-44.


 


NEXT MIDWEST FORD FOCUS RACE: April 16 – Gas City (IN) I-69 Speedway


NEXT MIDWEST PAVEMENT FORD FOCUS RACE: May 26 – Indianapolis (IN) Speedrome


NEXT CAROLINA FORD FOCUS RACE: April 17 – Hickory (NC) Motor Speedway


 


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USAC CAROLINA YOUNG GUNS EXHIBITION RACE RESULTS: March 25, 2010 – Hickory, North Carolina – Hickory Motor Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS 1. Cody Acton, 2, Acton-15.774; 2. Gage Walker, 7, Walker-16.352; 3. Ross Rankine, 39, Rankine-16.389.


 


FEATURE: (12 laps) 1. Cody Acton, 2. Gage Walker, 3. Ross Rankine. NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-12 Acton.