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August 12, 2000 Results

Dixon, Wagner and Belken Lead the Way at I-55 Pevely, Mo. (August 14) — Ed Dixon led all 25 laps of a late model feature that went nearly caution-free at I-55 Raceway Saturday. He took the lead on the first lap and didn't slow down until a spin brought out a caution flag on the 23rd lap. The race was slowed for another spin on the 24th lap and ended in a bumper-car derby as the second- through fourth-place cars hit the finish line just as two lapped cars got tangled up to block the front straight. Steve Shive plowed through the jam to finish second. Ed Bauman and Mark Faust were third and fourth. Faust was a heat and dash winner. Clay Bauman and Steve Karnes won the other heats. Leroy Haney led a snarling swarm of modifieds for the first 16 laps of his feature before coasting to …

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August 5, 2000 Results

Veterans Dominate at I-55! (Pevely, MO – Aug 5, 2000) One hundred twenty four racecars entered the gates of I-55 Raceway and provided an exciting night of racing. Twenty-six cars took the green flag in the UMP Late Model division. Ed Dixon jumped out front from his front row starting position and dominated the event. Jim Durbin continued his strong season with a second place finish. Clay Baumann, Tim Ratajczyk and Chad Zobrist rounded out the top five. Scott Weber led all twenty laps of the UMP Modified feature. At times, Weber opened up a half-track lead over second place finisher Shawn Rayfield, who was celebrating his sixth wedding anniversary. Ray Wagner, Dennis Richards and Kyle Steffens finished third through fifth. Paul Belken took over the lead on the third lap of the Sportsman division and never looked back. The race was red flagged on lap six when Nick Werner …

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July 22, 2000 Results

Haudenschild Spins and Wins Wild Sprint Feature Pevely, Mo. (July 22) — Jac Haudenschild bounced off the front straightaway wall, spun completely around but kept going to take the lead and win his second Pennzoil World of Outlaws sprint car feature at I-55 Raceway. Haudenschild took the lead from Sammy Swindell with six laps remaining in the feature to bring a standing-room-only crowd, one of the largest in track history, to its feet. Mark Kinser turned the fast lap in qualifying at 10.768 seconds. The spotlight then switched to Donny Schatz, who won his heat and the dash. Also winning sprint car heats were Danny Wood, Stevie Smith and Sammy Swindell, the all-time track record holder at I-55. Schatz took the lead at the start of the feature, which was red-flagged on the second lap for a crash that involved Dale Blaney. Blaney, who won last weekend's $50,000 Kings Royal …

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