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August 18, 2001 Results

Gundaker Shoots Down the Competition at I-55! PEVELY, MO (August 18, 2001) Mother Nature scattered heavy rain all around the area, but not a single drop fell on I-55 Raceway. As lightning lit up the sky in the background, the UMP Late Models provided the thunder on the racetrack. Ed Dixon took advantage of his front row starting position to jump out to the early lead. Kevin Gundaker moved past Tim Ratajczyk and took over second place on lap four. Matt Taylor then moved up to challenge Gundaker on low side but the caution flew as Dean Motsinger found the wall in turn one. On the restart, Gundaker took to the low side and moved past Dixon to take the lead. Gundaker, Dixon and Taylor battled two and three wide for the next several laps. Clay Baumann moved into the mix to make it a four-car battle for the lead. …

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August 11, 2001 Results

Dixon, Griffaw & Belken Victorious at I-55! PEVELY, MO (August 11, 2001) Kevin Gundaker jumped out to the early lead in the UMP Late Model division, leaving Clay Baumann, Ed Dixon and Danny Haynes to battle for second. Gundaker appeared to have things well under control when the caution came out on lap eleven for a crash involving points leader Mark Oller, Dave Jumper, Donnie Klein and Tim Ratajczyk. Ratajczyk was the only one of the four involved that was able to continue. While driving around the track under the caution for this accident, race leader Gundaker’s right rear wheel broke off the car and ended his night. That turned the lead over to Dixon who went on and won his third straight feature at I-55 Raceway. Haynes and Baumann battled side-by-side for second with Haynes holding on to take the spot. Ratajczyk recovered from the earlier accident to finish …

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August 4, 2001 Results

Dixon, Weber, Belken & Griffin grab wins! PEVELY, MO (August 4, 2001) Just one week after claiming his 500th feature win of his career at I-55 Raceway, Ed Dixon of Washington, MO dominated the UMP Late Model feature event to pick up his second straight win at I-55 Raceway and his 502nd of his career. Dixon started on the outside of the front row and led all twenty-five laps to pick up the victory. Mark Oller, Kevin Gundaker and Steve Shive battled side-by-side for second spot. Each took turns holding on to the second spot before Gundaker was able to take control and finish second. Oller came home third with Shive and Tim Ratajczyk completing the top five. UMP Modified points leader Scott Weber increased his point lead by claiming yet another feature win. Weber battled early on with Ray Wagner and Rich Whaley for the lead but both of …

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