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Friday, 6 July 2012

HAMILTON WINS ̢


HAMILTON WINS “PLYMOUTH PALOOZA” OPENER


Plymouth, IN……..Nick Hamilton of Danville, Ind. won Friday night’s 25-lap “Plymouth Palooza” USAC Midwest Ignite Midget feature at Plymouth Motor Speedway. He took the lead on lap 21 as leaders Gage Walker and Sam McGhee tangled, then led the final five laps in his Curtis Motor Sales/Fares Trim Beast/Focus. Cooper Clouse finished second ahead of Ross Rankine, Davey Hamilton, Jr. and Gage Walker.


USAC MIDWEST IGNITE MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 6, 2012 – Plymouth, Indiana – Plymouth Motor Speedway (Paved)


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Nick Hamilton, 1, Steele-13.425; 2. Ryan Krachun, 29, Krachun-13.600; 3. Joey Greening, 17G, Greening-13.623; 4. Cooper Clouse, 14, Clouse-13.655; 5. Sam McGhee, 11m, McGhee-13.670; 6. Gage Walker, 7, Walker-13.670; 7. Ross Rankine, 39, Rankine-13.678; 8. Toby Alfrey, 5, Alfrey-13.736; 9. Davey Hamilton Jr., 60, Hamilton-13.747; 10. Adam Thomason, 74, Thomason-13.782; 11. Austin Nemire, 91, Nemire-13.958; 12. Stratton Briggs, 2B, Briggs-14.013; 13. Emmy Gray, 77, Gray-14.614.


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Rankine, 2. McGhee, 3. N.Hamilton, 4. Greening,5. D.Hamilton, 6. Nemire, 7. Gray. 1:49.71


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Alfrey, 2. Walker, 3. Clouse, 4. Krachun, 5. Briggs, 6. Thomason. 1:51.16



FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Nick Hamilton, 2. Cooper Clouse, 3. Ross Rankine, 4. Davey Hamilton Jr., 5. Gage Walker, 6. Austin Nemire, 7. Joey Greening, 8. Sam McGhee, 9. Adam Thomason, 10. Stratton Briggs, 11. Emmy Gray, 12. Toby Alfrey, 13. Ryan Krachun (Krachun’s car failed post-race tech inspection after finishing third), NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-20 Walker, Laps 21-25 N.Hamilton.


NEW USAC MIDWEST IGNITE PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Clouse-457, 2-Walker-441, 3-Rankine-416, 4-D.Hamilton-407, 5-Krachun-391, 6-McGhee-350, 7-Greening-291, 8-Tyler Shullick-261, 9-Alfrey-238, 10-Nemire-222.


NEXT USAC MIDWEST IGNITE MIDGET RACE: July 7 – Plymouth, Indiana – Plymouth Motor Speedway (Dirt)