Danny Hupp Captures Pure Stock Special
T. Gilpin, J. Hines, D. Gilpin, Strope and McCormick Winnners

By Chris Nunn

Tim Clark and Curt Bennett made up the front row of the Pure Stock feature with Bennett leading lap one over Clark and Butch Bennett. Curt Bennett opened up a full straight advantage over the field on lap three, and was flying on the highside. Danny Hupp took the second spot on lap four, getting around Butch Bennett. The caution flew on lap five, as Brian Sims spun in turn three. The caution flew again on the restart, as a multi-car accident in turn two slowed the action. When racing resumed, Josh Phelps took the second spot away from Hupp, and began to set his sights on the leader. The caution flew for another multi-car incident on lap nine in turn four. On the restart, Hupp took the second spot back from Phelps, bringing Mickey Hines with him to third. Just past the halfway mark, the top five was Bennett, Hupp, Hines, Phelps, and Will McRoberts. Hupp took the lead on the restart, bringing Phelps with him around Bennett for second. With five to go, Phelps looked to the inside of Hupp for the lead but couldnt make the pass as they completed lap 21. Phelps turned up the heat on Hupp moving alongside him for the lead on the final lap. The duo ran side by side as Hupp was able to barely nip Phelps at the line for the win. Completing the top five were Hines, McRoberts, and Tim Roberts.

Aaron Fields and Todd Gilpin led the Bomber feature to the green flag, with Gilpin leading lap one, with Bubba Woods and Fields battling for second. Woods and Gilpin then moved side by side for the lead on lap three, with Woods leading. Gilpin took the lead back on lap four, putting Woods back to second. Gilpin opened up a three car length advantage over Woods on lap six before the caution flew as Terry Ross spun off the turn three banking. The caution flew on the restart as Todd McDonald and Levi Lokey spun in turn one. On the restart, Gilpin led the field to the green pulling to a two car advantage over Woods. Jerry Wilson moved to the third spot, getting around Fields on lap nine. At the halfway point it was Gilpin, Woods, Wilson, Fields, and Mark Bruce making up the top five. Bruce got around Fields for foruth on lap 12 for the fourth position. With five laps to go, Gilpin held a three car advantage over Woods and Wilson. Gilpin was able to hold his advantage the rest of the way and took the win over Woods, Wilson, Bruce, and Fields.

Jeremy Hines and Alan Magner led the ILMS feature to the green, with Hines leading lap one over Magner. Joe Godsey and Mark Barber battled for the third spot on lap three, with Godsey holding the advantage. Barber and Godsey swapped the third spot back and forth, with Godsey getting it back on lap four. The caution flew on the same lap for Keaton Streeval who had spun on the backstretch. On the restart, Hines shot out to the lead, as Barber and Magner battled for second. The caution flew again one lap later, as Mason Covey spun in turn one. When racing resumed Hines and Barber shot out to an advantage over the third place car of Marty O'Neal. With seven laps to go, Hines held a half straight lead over Barber, who had a four car length cushion over O'Neal. O'Neal nabbed second from Barber on lap 17. The caution flew with two laps to go as Streeval spun coming out of turn two. It would be a green, white, checker finish, with Hines able to pull away to lead the last two laps and take the win ahead of O'Neal. Barber, Shannon Reed, and Joe Godsey.

Jeff Bland Jr and Jared Bailey made up the front row for the UMP Modified feature with Bland leading lap one over Bailey. Devin Gilpin shot to the highside and took the lead from Bland on lap three. A pileup on the frontstraight on lap three brought out the yellow. On the restart, a massive seven car pileup ensued in turn two, blocking the track. Gilpin led the field back to the green with Bland in tow. Clint Demoss moved in to battle with Bailey for the third spot. Demoss took the third spot away from Bailey on lap five. The caution flew for the stalled car of Randy Moore on the backstretch. Gilpin once again took the green in the lead for the restart, as Bland and Demoss battled for second. Bland was able to hold off Demoss, as Bailey tried to pass Demoss for third. At the halfway point it was Gilpin, Bland, Demoss, Bailey, and Greg Amick completing the top five. Bailey took the third spot away from Demoss with four laps to go. With three to go, Gilpin held a full straightaway lead over Bland.

Quintin Strope dominated the night in the Hornet division, winning by a full straightaway in his heat and duplicating the feat in the feature event, with a convincing victory over Justin Patterson, Chris Corbin, Adam Bowman, and Jack Weir

Howard McCormick won the MMSA Mini Sprint feature. McCormick and Andy Bradley were heat winners

May 21, 2011



HEAT ONE: Tim Clark, Pat Weber, Will McRoberts, Mickey Hines, Tim Roberts, Willie Sallee, April Ditton, Justin Walters, Jared Burton

HEAT TWO: Curtis Bennett, Jim Ruddick, Daniel Schepers, Chris Palmer, Jason Cockerham, Travis Davis, Danny Ogle, Mark Bruce, Brent Howard

HEAT THREE: Matt Wheeler, Dusten Carr, Bobby Johnson, Mark Hines, Dalton Fleener, Tim Foister, Dustin Kelley, Carl Booth, Mike Bailey, Matt Weston

HEAT FOUR: Butch Bennett, Donnie Wilson, Danny Hupp, Josh Phelps, Brian Sims, Randy Gilland Jr, John Tyler, Greg Chatham

CONSI ONE: Tim Roberts, Willie Sallee, Mark Bruce, Jared Burton, Travis Davis, April Ditton, Danny Ogle, Jason Cockerham, Justin Walters

CONSI TWO: Brian Sims, Dalton Fleenor, Mike Bailey, Tim Foister, Carl Booth, Greg Chatham, Dustin Kelley, Randy Gilland Jr, Matt Weston

FEATURE: Danny Hupp, Josh Phelps, Mickey Hines, Will McRoberts, Tim Roberts, Matt Wheeler, Jim Ruddick, Curt Bennett, Tim Clark, Butch Bennett, Dalton Fleenor, Mark Hines, Willie Sallee, Brian Sims, Chris Palmer, Bobby Johnson, Donnie Wilson, Dusten Carr, Pat Weber, Daniel Schepers


HEAT ONE: Aaron Fields, Brent Lee, Jerry Wilson, Jim Pfeiffer, Darren Crawhorn, Kelly Lee, Josh Hayes, Todd McDonald, Levi Lokey, Scott Barker, Ron Denson

HEAT TWO: Todd Gilpin, Geoff Strange, Bubba Woods, Davey Waggoner Jr, Mark Bruce, Ronnie Pardue, Nathan Baker, Josh Reed, Nick Mosier, Terry Ross

FEATURE: Todd Gilpin, Bubba Woods, Jerry Wilson, Mark Bruce, Aaron Fields, Jim Pfeiffer, Darren Crawhorn, Kelly Lee, Brent Lee, Scott Barker, Geoff Strange, Levi Lokey, Ron Denson, Josh Hayes, Todd McDonald, Davey Waggoner Jr, Nick Mosier, Josh Reed, Ronnie Pardue, Nathan Baker, Terry Ross


HEAT ONE: Jeremy Hines, Mark Barber, Greg Kendall, Ben Burton, Keaton Streeval, Lindsay Wade, Zak Blackwood, Roe Dale Burton, Terry Romans

HEAT TWO: Alan Magner, Brad Cummings, Shannon Reed, Marty Cooper, Gary Rahe Jr, Shannon Allen, Steve Davis, Rick Robinson, Dusty Chapman

HEAT THREE: Joe Godsey, Marty O'Neal, Steve Godsey, Mason Covey, Edgar Godsey, Matt Patus, Eric Varner, Tyler Allen, Johnny Lee

CONSI: Zak Blackwood, Keaton Streeval, Steve Davis, Lindsay Wade, Rick Robinson, Terry Romans, Matt Patus, Roe Dale Burton

FEATURE: Jeremy Hines, Marty O'Neal, Mark Barber, Shannon Reed, Joe Godsey, Alan Magner, Edgar Godsey, Greg Kendall, Zak Blackwood, Mason Covey, Ben Burton, Marty Cooper, Steve Davis, Gary Rahe Jr, Lindsay Wade, Steve Godsey, Keaton Streeval, Rick Robinson, Brad Cummings


HEAT ONE: Jeff Bland Jr, Jacoby Hines, Webb Lee, Jerry Davis, Dennis Boknecht, Sam Lee, Greg Amick, Andrew Davis

HEAT TWO: Jared Bailey, Shelby Miles, Matt Boknecht, Randy Moore, Josh Harris, Jason Mann, Tony Walker

HEAT THREE: Devin Gilpin, Clint Demoss, Mike Bechelli, Travis Shoulders, Larry Booher, Paul Ortman, Eric Franzman, Richie Lex

FEATURE: Devin Gilpin, Jeff Bland Jr, Jared Bailey, Clint Demoss, Greg Amick, Webb Lee, Shelby Miles, Josh Harris, Sam Lee, Larry Booher, Travis Shoulders, Matt Boknecht, Randy Moore, Dennis Boknecht, Jerry Davis, Jacoby Hines, Eric Franzman, Paul Ortman, Mike Bechelli


HEAT ONE: Alex Terrell, Jordan Turner, Chris Corbin, Adam Bowman, Brandon Caudill, Logan Williams, Steven Pittman, Zack Reed

HEAT TWO: Quinton Strope, Melissa Mayfield, Tyler Blythe, RJ Perry, Tommy Stout, Dennis Smith, Michael Fluhr, Chris Allman

HEAT THREE: Lucas Jackson, Todd Cain, Mike Fluhr, Andrew Roark, Dustin Foster, Shannon Richards, Daniel Stout, Shane Batman

HEAT FOUR: Justin Patterson, Jack Weir, Felisha Deweese, Jeremy Shake, Pokie Crawhorn, Rusty Smiley, Brandon Norman, Tyler Bennett

CONSI ONE: Tommy Stout, Michael Fluhr, Brandon Caudill, Steven Pittman

CONSI TWO: Dustin Foster, Shannon Richards, Daniel Stout, Brandon Norman, Matt Tucker, Shane Batman

FEATURE: Quinton Strope, Justin Patterson, Chris Corbin, Adam Bowman, Jack Weir, Mike Fluhr, Tommy Stout, Andrew Roark, Dustin Foster, RJ Perry, Todd Cain, Melissa Mayfield, Tyler Blythe, Shannon Richard, Jeremy Shake, Felisha Deweese, Lucas Jackson, Michael Fluhr, Alex Terrell, Jordan Turner

MMSA Mini Sprints (16 Entries)

Heat winners: Andy Bradley, Howard McCormick

Feature: Howard McCormick