April 2, 2005 Results

World of Outlaw Sprint Car Photos

Kraig Kinser Sweeps World of Outlaws Sprint Series Racing Weekend With
Victory At I-55 Raceway


Pevely, MO — April 2, 2005 — By Chris Dolack, World of Outlaws Senior
Writer

Kraig Kinser surged to the front in only six laps Saturday night at
I-55 Raceway and held off the charging Craig Dollansky to win a World
of Outlaws Sprint Series feature for the second consecutive night.

Kinser, who started on the pole and easily won Friday at Batesville
Speedway, was forced to work a little harder last night. He started
seventh, but followed Tim Kaeding to the front on the 1/3-mile
high-banked oval in one of the most intense races this season. With a
high cushion and multiple grooves working, cars slid back and forth,
high and low on seemingly every inch of dirt for the entire 40-lap
race.

By the fifth lap, Kinser and Kaeding were swapping second place as they
chased down pole-sitter Jason Meyers. One lap later, Kinser showed off
his horsepower and setup by sliding around Kaeding on the outside of
Turn 2 and then grabbing the lead from Meyers on the low side exiting
Turn 4.

But Dollansky wasn’t going to let Kinser run away with the race. He
went low into Turn 3 and pinned Kaeding to the bottom. He carried his
momentum off of Turn 4 and into second before the caution flew on Lap
31, eliminating Kinser’s straightaway advantage.

On the restart with two lapped cars between Mean 15 racers Kinser and
Dollansky, Kinser shot out to the lead once again. By the time
Dollansky was able to work through the traffic, he ran out of time to
catch Kinser, who won by about a half-straightaway.

“I could not imagine having a better weekend,” said Kinser, a native of
Bloomington, Ind., who collected a combined $20,000 for his two
victories. “I just hope this good luck and good fortune continues.

“I followed Kaeding the first couple of laps and I saw that he was
losing a little bit running the bottom in Turns 1 and 2 so I went
around the top and got him. Then I just reeled Meyers in because he
didn’t know the bottom was coming in. He couldn’t do anything until
someone got by him.”

Following Kinser and Dollansky to the finish in the thrilling A-main
were Kaeding, Steve Kinser, Donny Schatz and Daryn Pittman.

“This racetrack produces some real good racing,” Dollansky said. “You
can get a couple of grooves going. You can do the sliding back and
forth. It seems like an exciting racetrack for the fans.”

It also marked the first time since he took the points lead last month
in Las Vegas that Dollansky has finished ahead of Steve Kinser in a
feature. After being tied in points with Kinser entering the night, his
second-place run was enough to boost him back atop the standings, four
points ahead of Steve Kinser and 55 points ahead of Kraig Kinser.

“It’s been a good strong start to the season,” said Dollansky, of Elk
River, Minn. “It’s a long season but it’s always good to get a good
start and not have to play catch-up. I’m really happy with what’s going
on with this race team right now. We just have to stay on top of our
game and do the right things.”

For Kaeding, a Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award contender, a
third-place run gives his Dennis Roth-owned Beef Packers team some
momentum as the series heads to Eldora Speedway next weekend.

“It was a good old time,” said Kaeding, of San Jose, Calif. “It was a
lot better than the last couple of weeks. We actually finished decent
and got a top five.

“We run a lot of bull rings like this back home. It was more of my
setup just because you can get up on the cushion. I’m not a good bottom
runner, but somehow we got around on the bottom decent, too. Our
biggest thing right now is getting laps in and finishing races.”

In the Stacker 2® Dash, Meyers went to the high side in Turn 1 on the
fourth lap to slide past Chad Kemenah and earn his first pole position
of the season. In the second dash, Terry McCarl started on the pole and
quickly built a big lead and won while Pittman and Dollansky waged a
fierce battle for second.

In the B-main, Joey Saldana surged into the lead at the drop of the
green flag and cruised around on the cushion for a victory.

In the first heat, Tim Shaffer lined up on the outside of the front
row, charged into the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 10
laps. In Heat No. 2, Danny Lasoski cruised around the low side of the
track and held off a high-side charge from McCarl to win. In the third
heat, Kelly Kinser started on the pole and led all 10 laps for the
victory. Kemenah won a wild Heat No. 4 that featured three-wide racing
as drivers fought to finish in the top five to earn a transfer spot to
the feature.

Steve Kinser paced the 49-car field with a lap around the 1/3-mile
high-banked oval in 10.211 seconds at 117.509 mph, barely off of Stevie
Smith’s track record 10.189 seconds set on March 30, 2002.

“The track was a little better for the earlier guys [who qualified],”
Steve Kinser said. “I went out early and the track slowed down a little
bit as the later guys went out.”

Next weekend, April 8-9, the World of Outlaws Sprint Series rolls into
historic Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Last season, Sammy
Swindell, Jason Sides, Dale Blaney, Danny Lasoski and Steve Kinser all
won features at Eldora, which was purchased during the off-season by
Lasoski’s car owner and NASCAR star, Tony Stewart.

All the action from I-55 Raceway can be seen at 8 p.m. ET April 13 on
The Outdoor Channel. This week on The Outdoor Channel, coverage from
the Texas Shootout at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Texas, can be
seen at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6.

If fans can’t get to a track to see the series this season, they can
experience the excitement of the World of Outlaws Sprint Series live on
Dirtvision.com through the new DIRT Radio Network. To listen to the
audio broadcasts, log on to
www.dirtvision.com and click on the DIRT
Radio Network logo. Listeners will need Windows Media Player 9 or
higher to listen to the DIRT Radio Network. Companies interested in
advertising on the new DIRT Radio Network should contact Mark Noble,
DIRT MotorSports VP Sales and Marketing, at 719-884-2141. For technical
support or questions, e-mail
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The World of Outlaws Sprint Series is brought to the fans across the
country by several sponsors and partners, including series sponsors
Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, and The Outdoor Channel.
Promotional Partners include AMB i.t., RACEceiver, HUMMERSGONEWILD.COM,
Zippo Lighters, The University of Northwestern Ohio, and Timberwolf.
Slick 50 is an Associate Program Sponsor and Contingency sponsors
include DART Machinery, MSD Ignitions, and Wrisco Industries.

World of Outlaws Sprint Series Statistical Report; I-55 Raceway; April
2, 2005
Qualifying
1) Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 10.211
2) Paul McMahan, Helm 11H, 10.347
3) Jason Sides, Sides Motorsports 7S, 10.372
4) Donny Schatz, Schatz 15, 10.518
5) Kraig Kinser, Kinser 11K, 10.534
6) Craig Dollansky, Karavan 7, 10.563
7) Tim Kaeding, Roth 83, 10.617
8) Daryn Pittman, Titan Racing USA 21, 10.664
9) Jason Meyers, Elite Racing Team 14, 10.669
10) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Fast Effects Motorsports 40R, 10.677
11) Jason Solwold, Carnahan R19, 10.706
12) Joey Saldana, Woodward 2, 10.710
13) Chad Kemenah, Harble 15K, 10.717
14) Tim St. Arnold, Williams 7W, 10.754
15) Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 10.769
16) Tom Busch, Busch 4B, 10.793
17) Tim Shaffer, Parsons 6, 10.838
18) Danny Lasoski, Stewart 20, 10.866
19) Randy Hannagan, TH Racing 1X, 10.885
20) Brooke Tatnell, Rush Racing 8, 10.887
21) Billy Alley, BG Racing 66, 10.926
22) Kelly Kinser, Kinser 4K, 10.943
23) Curt Trainer, Trainer 36, 10.945
24) Joey Moughan, Moughan 2M, 10.973
25) Jimmy Hurley, Hurley 35H, 10.996
26) Brian Paulus, Pender 28, 11.008
27) Shane Stewart, Rudeen Racing 26, 11.014
28) Wayne Johnson, Fattfro 14AJ, 11.059
29) Danny Smith, Smith 4, 11.059
30) Brandon Wimmer, Wimmer-Luck Motorsports 7TW, 11.084
31) Chad Meyer, Lunstra 1W, 11.116
32) Cameron Dodson, Dodson 37, 11.190
33) Mark Kinser, Wright 35, 11.195
34) Tommy Worley, Jr., Worley 97, 11.220
35) Natalie Sather, Sather 94S, 11.268
36) Paul Patterson, Stinebaker 21S, 11.271
37) Jerrod Hull, Hull 12, 11.309
38) Jeff Mitrisin, Gifford 17G, 11.333
39) A.J. Bruns, Bruns Tommy Worley, Jr., 11.336
40) Daniel Adler, Adler 50, 11.434
41) Curtis Boyer, Boyer 72, 11.520
42) Adam Jones, Jones 1A, 11.597
43) Jason Hunt, Hunt 19, 11.633
44) Jason Keith, Keith 28X, 11.797
45) Chris Sloan, Sloan D12, 12.211
46) Kent Buckley, Buckley 1, 13.870
47) Derek O’Dell, O’Dell 11D, No Time
48) Brad Sweet, Barnhill 53, No Time
49) Steve Short, Short 8S, No time

D-main
(10 laps, top 3 finishers transferred to C-main)
1) Jason Keith [$20]
2) Adam Jones [$20]
3) Chris Sloan [$20] [$100]
4) Curtis Boyer [$100]
5) Jason Hunt [$100]
6) Derek O’Dell [$100]
7) Kent Buckley (DNS) [$100]
8) Brad Sweet (DNS) [$100]
9) Steve Short (DNS) [$100]

First Heat Race
(10 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Tim Shaffer
2) Tom Busch
3) Jason Meyers
4) Steve Kinser
5) Daryn Pittman
6) Wayne Johnson
7) Joey Moughan
8) Mark Kinser
9) Jerrod Hull
10) Jimmy Hurley

Second Heat Race
(10 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Danny Lasoski
2) Terry McCarl
3) Paul McMahan
4) Brian Paulus
5) Tim Kaeding
6) Brandon Wimmer
7) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
8) Tommy Worley, Jr.
9) A.J. Bruns
10) Curt Trainer

Third Heat Race
(10 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Kelly Kinser
2) Craig Dollansky
3) Jason Solwold
4) Randy Hannagan
5) Jason Sides
6) Shane Stewart
7) Chad Meyer
8) Natalie Sather
9) Jeff Mitrisin
10) Tim St. Arnold (DNS)

Fourth Heat Race
(10 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Chad Kemenah
2) Billy Alley
3) Kraig Kinser
4) Donny Schatz
5) Brooke Tatnell
6) Danny Smith
7) Joey Saldana
8) Cameron Dodson
9) Daniel Adler
10) Paul Patterson

C-main
(10 laps, top 2 finishers transferred to B-main)
1) Jerrod Hull [$20]
2) Jason Keith [$20]
3) A.J. Bruns [$125]
4) Daniel Adler [$100]
5) Natalie Sather [$100]
6) Adam Jones [$100]
7) Chris Sloan [$100]
8) Paul Patterson [$100]
9) Jeff Mitrisin (DNS) [$100]

Stacker 2® Dash
(6 laps, finishing order determined inside first 6 rows of A-feature)
1) Jason Meyers
2) Chad Kemenah
3) Tim Kaeding
4) Kraig Kinser
5) Steve Kinser
6) Jason Sides

Second Dash
(6 laps, finishing order determined outside first 6 rows of A-feature)
1) Terry McCarl
2) Daryn Pittman
3) Craig Dollansky
4) Donny Schatz
5) Jason Solwold
6) Paul McMahan

B-main
(12 laps, top 4 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Joey Saldana [$20]
2) Shane Stewart [$20]
3) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. [$20]
4) Danny Smith [$20]
5) Jimmy Hurley [$200]
6) Brandon Wimmer [$180]
7) Mark Kinser [$175]
8) Chad Meyer [$160]
9) Tommy Worley, Jr. [$150]
10) Joey Moughan [$150]
11) Wayne Johnson [$150]
12) Jerrod Hull [$150]
13) Jason Keith [$150]
14) Cameron Dodson [$150]
15) Curt Trainer [$150]
16) Tim St. Arnold (DNS) [$150]

A-main
(40 laps)
1) Kraig Kinser [$10,000]
2) Craig Dollansky [$5,500]
3) Tim Kaeding [$3,200]
4) Steve Kinser [$2,800]
5) Donny Schatz [$2,500]
6) Daryn Pittman [$2,300]
7) Terry McCarl [$2,200]
8) Danny Lasoski [$2,100]
9) Jason Meyers [$2,050]
10) Paul McMahan [$2,000]
11) Joey Saldana [$1,500]
12) Tim Shaffer [$1,200]
13) Kelly Kinser [$1,100]
14) Shane Stewart [$1,050]
15) Brooke Tatnell [$1,000]
16) Mark Kinser [$900]
17) Danny Smith [$800]
18) Billy Alley [$800]
19) Tom Busch [$800]
20) Brandon Wimmer [$800]
21) Randy Hannagan [$800]
22) Brian Paulus [$800]
23) Jason Sides [$800]
24) Chad Kemenah [$800]
25) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. [$800]
26) Jason Solwold [$800]
Lap leaders: Jason Meyers 1-5, Kraig Kinser 6-40

Event notes: Steve Short flipped in warm-ups and was done for the
night. … Jason Solwold changed engines after warm-ups. … Mark Kinser
and Brandon Wimmer used provisionals to start the A-main. … Jason Sides
was late to the staging area and moved back one row in the A-feature.


U.M.P. Modified Photos from I-55 Raceway 4/2/05

Pevely, MO (April 2, 2005) A large field of fourty-one United Midwestern Promoters (U.M.P.) Modifieds were on hand for the first race night of the 2005 season at I-55 Raceway! Brian Wolfmeier of House Springs, MO got his 2005 season off to a great start as he won every event he raced in.

Brian Wolfmeier and Ray Wagner started on the front row of the main event and the two race side by side for the first five laps before Wolfmeier pulled ahead. Wolfmeier set the pace for the last fifteen laps as Wagner settled back into second place and fought off Bobby Bittle late in the race as Bittle finished third. Aaron Ricketts made the long trip from northeast Illinois and had a great night as he took fourth in the feature event after winning his qualifying heat race earlier in the night. Doug Wood claimed the fifth spot as he worked his way through the field from the twelfth starting position.

James Reed claimed the Missouri/Illinois Dodge Dealers Hard Charger Award. Reed started twenty-third in the main event and came across the finish line in eleventh. Reed will receive a $200 bonus for his effort!

The qualifying heat winners were Aaron Ricketts, Brian Wolfmeier, Billy Smith, Tim Hancock and Ray Wagner. Wolfmeier claimed the dash and Brent Thompson and Ray Walsh won the last chance qualifiers.

U.M.P. Modifieds - 41 Entries
Heat 1:
1. 95 Aaron Ricketts
2. 11G Matt Goulden
3. 1F Mike Francis
4. 12 Jesse Snyder

Heat 2:
1. 99 Brian Wolfmeier
2. 89 Bobby Bittle
3. 9W Doug Wood
4. 444 Matt Simpson

Heat 3:
1. 14 Billy Smith
2. 3R Leon Rakers
3. 21 Dennis Richards
4. 17 Jim Shereck

Heat 4:
1. P0 Tim Hancock
2. 31H Ricky Horton
3. 7M Mark Miner
4. 15 Jerry Grither

Heat 5:
1. C6 Ray Wagner
2. 7Z Matt Zimmerly
3. 45M Eric Mabery
4. 11D Brian Dively

Dash:
1. 99 Brian Wolfmeier
2. C6 Ray Wagner
3. 14 Billy Smith
4. 95 Aaron Ricketts

Semi #1:
1. 18T Brent Thompson
2. 8X James Reed
3. 4J Scot Weber
4. 41 Larry Hull
5. D1 Lance Dehm
6. 11K Kelly Duvall
7. 59 Rich Whaley
8. 90 Nick Todtenhaupt
DNS. 10M Todd McGraw
DNS. 16 Kenny Kennedy
DNS. C4 Chris Soutiea

Semi #2:
1. 1W Ray Walsh
2. 83 Scott Bull
3. 23 Dylan Sharp
4. 44S Mark Stanfill
5. 55 Ron McMahill
6. 21P Adam Parmeley
7. 22X Clint Eckenrodt
8. 31P Mitch Parmeley
9. 18X Jeremy Greenwalt
10. 20 Brad McKinnon

Feature:
1. 99 Brian Wolfmeier
2. C6 Ray Wagner
3. 89 Bobby Bittle
4. 95 Aaron Ricketts
5. 9W Doug Wood
6. 3R Leon Rakers
7. 7M Mark Miner
8. 14 Billy Smith
9. 11G Matt Goulden
10. P0 Tim Hancock
11. 8X James Reed
12. 11D Brian Dively
13. 18T Brent Thompson
14. 45M Eric Mabery
15. 1W Ray Walsh
16. 15 Jerry Grither
17. 83 Scott Bull
18. 21R Dennis Richards
19. 12 Jesse Snyder
20. 7Z Matt Zimmerly
21. 1F Mike Francis
22. 17 Jim Shereck
23. 444 Matt Simpson
24. 31H Ricky Horton

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