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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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July 28, 2001 Results

Dixon Delivers 500 at I-55! PEVELY, MO (July 28, 2001) Ed Dixon of Washington, MO reached a huge milestone in the UMP Late Model class by winning his 500th career feature. Dixon held off attempts by three different drivers that tried to take the win away. Early in the race, Chuck Baird battled side-by-side with Dixon, and then it was Danny Maguire’s turn. Maguire pulled along side Dixon several times before he spun coming out of turn four with nine laps remaining. That gave Tim Ratajczyk the opportunity to take the lead away, but Dixon held him off for the final nine laps and picked up the victory. Ratajczyk held off Kevin Gundaker for second. Dave Jumper and Billy Faust rounded out the top five. Dixon’s 500th feature win came on the fifteen-year anniversary of Don Klein’s 500th feature win. Klein, who had won his 555th feature just the night …

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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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