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October 5, 2002 Results

Belken wins Street Stock Fall Nationals! Street Stocks Heat 1: 1. 5 Tony Frazier 2. 52 Terry Chester 3. 46 Paul Belken, Jr. 4. 2 Aaron Kleine Heat 2: 1. D5 Dave Jenkins 2. 98 David Bardin 3. 55 Chris Smith 4. 17 Mike Jones Heat 3: 1. 01 Steve Borgetti 2. 111 Zac Parks 3. 34 Ray Wohlschlaeger 4. 28 Bryan Parmenter Heat 4: 1. 66H Darren Holland 2. 10 Todd McGraw 3. 3P Bob Prince 4. 4 Ricky Horton Heat 5: 1. 1S Rick Salter 2. 88 Ryan Driemeyer 3. 66 Karl Francis 4. 72 David Grzywacz Heat 6: 1. 00 Scott Stuppy 2. 94 Mark Clary 3. 38D Mark Blanke 4. 11 Tim Meara Dash: 1. 5 Tony Frazier 2. D5 Dave Jenkins 3. 01 Steve Borgetti 4. 1S Rick Salter Top Gun Dash: 1. 00 Scott Stuppy 2. 1S Mark Oller 3. 66 Danny Haynes 4. …

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September 28, 2002 Results

Moyer, Weber & Haynes take Pepsi Nationals Victories! Pevely, MO (September 28, 2002) Beautiful weather brought out a huge crowd to the 20th Annual I-55 Raceway Pepsi Nationals. A large field of cars were also on hand as 123 racecars were on hand. Forty-one UMP Late Models were in attendance to compete for the $10,000 top prize. Bob Pierce kicked things off by setting fast time in qualifying with a lap of 13.353 seconds around the 1/3 mile oval. Billy Moyer earned the pole position in the main event by leading all ten laps and winning the dash. Pierce was second, Ken Schrader third and Don O'Neal fourth. Dave Jumper picked up the win in the first of four heat races. Bret Sievert was a close second and Brent Slocum third Mark Oller took the second heat, with sixteen year old Justin Allgaier finishing second and Billy Faust was third. …

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September 7, 2002 Results

Oller, Weber, Horton & Springer take I-55 wins! Pevely, MO (September 7, 2002) It was Championship Night in all divisions at I-55 Raceway. In the UMP Late Model division, Mark Oller returned to victory lane by putting on a dominating performance. Oller led all twenty-five laps of the main event. Jeff Leka made his second visit of the season to I-55 in a late model and had a great run to finish second. Ed Dixon recovered from a flat tire on the second lap of the feature and came all the way through the field to finish third. Brian Wolfmeier made a steady run through the field to finish fourth and Brent Kreke made his first trip ever to I-55 and finished fifth. Tim Ratajczyk won the UMP Late Model Season Championship at I-55. Scott Weber continued his impressive season by picking up another win in the UMP Modified divison. …

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August 31, 2002 Results

Ratajczyk, Walsh, Horton & Hoffman win at I-55 Raceway! Pevely, MO (August 31, 2002) Tim Ratajczyk led all twenty-five laps to earn the victory in the UMP Late Model division. The win also secured the 2002 UMP Late Model Track Championship for Ratajczyk. Ratajczyk took the lead from his outside front row starting spot and pulled away for the win. Jim Durbin and Mark Oller battled much of the race side-by-side for second, but after a late race caution, Durbin found himself trapped behind lapped traffic and lost several positions. Oller went on to finish second. Ed Dixon came out with a brand new paint scheme, but suffered mechanical problems in hotlaps and then borrowed the car of Andy Pryor to compete in. Dixon drove Pryor's car from the thirteenth starting spot to finish third. Dave Jumper took fourth and Jim Durbin held on for fifth. The action was simply …

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August 24, 2002 Results

Ratajczyk, Whaley, Belken, Springer & Boyer earn victories at I-55! Pevely, MO (August 24, 2002) The pit area was over flowing as 110 race cars rolled into the gate to compete at I-55 Raceway. The action on the track was fast and exciting with two feature events being decided by near photo finishes. Ed Dixon took the early lead from the pole in the UMP Late Model division and appeared to be on his way to another victory. Don Klein, Steve Shive and Billy Faust battled for second during the early laps. But in the end, it was Tim Ratajczyk, who started eighth, that worked his way through all the traffic and was able to challenge Dixon at the end. Ratajczyk took over second place with just six laps remaining and began to reel in Dixon who had opened up a half-straightaway lead. Ratajczyk closed the gap quickly and took …

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August 17, 2002 Results

Durbin, Weber, Belken & Springer win at I-55! Pevely, MO (August 17, 2002) Jim Durbin grabbed his third UMP Late Model victory of the season at I-55 Raceway. Chuck Baird took the early lead from the pole position as he raced past outside pole sitter Dave Jumper down the backstretch on the opening lap. Baird led until the caution flew on lap eight for Ed Dixon who got into the wall down the front stretch and came to rest in turn one. On the restart, Durbin moved to the outside and sped past Baird down the backstretch to take over the lead. Jumper also moved past Baird to take over second. On lap eleven, Jumper worked his way past Durbin to take over the lead. Jumper's lead was shortlived as Durbin found his way back around Jumper just four laps later. Billy Faust moved up from his tenth starting position …

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August 10, 2002 Results

Durbin, Hoffman, Belken & Springer win at I-55! Pevely, MO (August 10, 2002) Jim Durbin returned to victory lane for the second time this season in the UMP Late Model division. Durbin led all twenty-five laps in the main event but had to hold off constant challenges from four different competitors. Durbin took off from the outside of the front row and had to hold of Ed Dixon and Tim Ratajczyk early on. Durbin held his line around the top as Dixon stayed glued to his bumper. Ratajczyk raced around the bottom trying to work his way past. Dixon's night would end on lap thirteen as he experienced mechanical problems and had to pull in. Ratajczyk then moved to the top to chase Durbin allowing Danny Haynes to use the bottom to move up and fight for the lead. These three fought for the lead for the final ten laps …

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August 7, 2002 Results

Scott Weber takes I-55 Modified Special, Belken gets Sportsman win! Pevely, MO (August 7, 2002) Scott Weber of Festus, MO won the UMP Modified blowout held at I-55 Raceway. A large field of sixty-five UMP Modifieds turned out for this event. There were seven qualifying heats and three semi features run to set the twenty-four car-starting field. In the first qualifying heat, Jerry Grither brought home the win over Jim Shereck and Leroy Haney. The second heat went to Bobby Bittle with Brian Worley and John Campbell taking the other two transfer spots. The third heat was won by Jeff Leka over NASCAR star Ken Schrader and Tom Ratajczyk. The fourth heat went to the current I-55 Raceway point leader Scott Weber over Rusty Griffaw and Brent Mullins. Rich Whaley won the fifth heat over Brandon Maxwell and Brent Thompson. Brian Collins grabbed the sixth heat by besting Brian Wolfmeier …

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August 3, 2002 Results

Dixon, Hoffman & Bauman roll to victory! Pevely, MO (August 3, 2002) Another day of blistering heat greeted the drivers and fans at I-55 Raceway. The action on the track was just as hot. In the UMP Late Model division, a four car battle for the lead raged on during the early laps. Tim Ratajczyk took the early lead from the pole position. Jim Durbin pulled along side Ratajczyk on the high side lap after lap. Meanwhile, Ed Dixon stayed right behind those two, looking for an opening. As those three battled, Clay Baumann pulled up to join the fight. On lap eight, Dixon finally moved past Durbin to take over second. As the leaders moved into lapped traffic, Dixon found the quickest way through and took the lead from Ratajczyk. Ratajczyk fought back lap after lap but came up short at the end and had to settle for second. …

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July 31, 2002 Results

Dixon & Smith victorious at I-55, Elliott wins M&M Charity Race! Pevely, MO (July 31, 2002) A huge crowd turned out on a very hot day for the first annual M&M Night of Stars charity event, which was held to raise money for the Victory Junction Gang Camp founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty. The crowd began arriving early Wednesday morning in anticipation of this event. Co-promoter Ray Marler said there were cars lined up to get into the parking lot at 6:30a.m. when he arrived at the track. The steady arrival of fans flowed in all day as they all came eagerly to see NASCAR drivers Kyle Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Bill Elliott, Johnny Benson, Steve Park, Mike Wallace and of course the other co-promoter Kenny Schrader. After a two-hour autograph session by all the NASCAR drivers, they got to do what they love to do the most, drive …

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