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July 21, 2001 Results

Oller Out Duels Tough Field at I-55! PEVELY, MO (July 21, 2001) The UMP Late Models provided another great night of action at I-55 Raceway. Danny Haynes and Mark Oller started on the front row of a stellar field of late models. Oller, of Highland, IL, jumped out to the early lead, but the race was halted on the second lap when Danny Maguire and Bill Masters made contact on the front straight. Maguire got into the wall and then went upside down. Maguire was able to walk away uninjured. The race resumed with Oller leading the way until Kevin Gundaker made the pass for the lead on the eighth lap. Gundaker, Oller and Haynes battled two and three wide for the lead for several laps. Haynes took the lead on lap fifteen and appeared to be on his way to victory, but Oller made the pass for the lead …

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July 14, 2001 Results

PEVELY, MO (July 14, 2001) A packed house greeted the Pennzoil World of Outlaws on their second visit this season to I-55 Raceway. Then the Outlaws treated the fans to a great race and a thrilling finish. Joey Saldana of Brownsburg, IN and Steve Kinser of Bloomington, IN started on the front row of the A-Main. Kinser jumped out to the early lead. On lap twelve, Saldana took the lead away from Kinser by taking advantage of lapped traffic. Kinser was able to wrestle the lead back from Saldana on lap twenty-one as they battled through more lapped traffic. Saldana’s luck ran out on the thirty-third lap, as flat tire would end his hope for victory. That allowed Stevie Smith of New Oxford, PA to move into second place. Smith stayed right on Kinser’s bumper until the last lap, when Smith dove under Kinser entering turn 3, forcing Kinser up …

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July 7, 2001 Results

Ed Dixon wins #499 at I-55! PEVELY, MO (July 7, 2001) Ed Dixon of Washington, MO claimed his 499th career feature win at I-55 Raceway. Dixon got the jump on the start of the race from the outside front row, and never looked back, leading all 25 Laps. He was able to hold off early challenges from Steve Shive and a late race challenge from points leader Mark Oller. It was Dixon’s third UMP Late Model feature win this season at I-55 Raceway. Oller came from his eleventh place starting spot to finish second. Shive was third and Jason Frankel and Tim Ratajczyk rounded out the top five. Ray Walsh picked up his first win of the season at I-55 Raceway in the UMP Modified division. Walsh dominated the event by leading all twenty laps. Six different drivers battled for second place. On lap 14 they battled five-wide for the …

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