2006 Results

April 22, 2006 Results

MORE PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (April 22, 2006) A springtime thunderstorm rolled into I-55 Raceway bringing the show to an early end. Only two of the four divisions were able to complete their feature events. The UMP Late Models and UMP Sportsman were unable to run their main events and will run their main event next Saturday night at the start of the program. The UMP Modified division continued to put on a great show as they have all season. Mike Harrison made his second visit of the 2006 racing season to I-55 Raceway and picked up his second feature event victory. Harrison started on the pole for the main event and led all twenty laps, but had his hands full with Eric Mabery and Bobby Bittle. Harrison and Mabery kept their cars right along the inside wall for most of the event, while Bittle was forced to …

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April 15, 2006 Results

MORE PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (April 15, 2006) Ken Schrader made his first visit of the 2006 racing season to compete at the track he co-owns with longtime friend Ray Marler. Schrader and his crew hit the setup perfectly all night long as his Red Baron's Pizza #99 dirt UMP Late Model was dominant throughout the show. Schrader got the night started by handily winning his qualifying heat race over Mark Voigt and Denny Woodworth. Schrader then moved on to battle Tim Ratajczyk and Bryan Collins in the dash for all nine laps but held on to claim the victory. Schrader had the pole position for the start of the main event and took the lead at the drop of the green flag, but Bryan Collins would move right up and start battling for the lead with Schrader. Schrader soon found his line right up against the outside …

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April 1, 2006 Results

PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY By Chris Dolack Donny Schatz swept into the lead Saturday night at I-55 Raceway and weaved through lapped traffic, darting high, low and even right through the middle of the track to capture the checkered flag for his second World of Outlaws Sprint Series victories in as many nights. Pole-sitter Terry McCarl shot out to the lead but Schatz motored back in front as they came around Turn 4 and powered his ParkerStore J&J down the front stretch on the high-banked 1/3-mile oval, where 55 cars went through time trials. Schatz and McCarl raced different lines, but once Schatz hit traffic he was able to extend his advantage all the way to the RacinSoles Victory Lane. McCarl was changing lines late when he caught a barrier just below the bottom groove, sending him to the pits while Joey Saldana took advantage to move into second in …

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March 25, 2006 Results

PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY'S SEASON OPENER Pevely, MO (March 25, 2006) A large field of 131 racecars turned out for I-55 Raceway's 2006 season opener. A big crowd of spectators also filled the grandstands as they braved some very cold temperatures and got to see some fast and exciting racing action. Forty UMP (United Midwestern Promoters) Late Models signed in the gate for opening night. Wes Steidinger of Fairbury, IL took the first heat race victory of 2006 as he won the first qualifying heat over Steve Shive, Mark Oller and Brent Kreke. The second heat saw I-55 Raceway's defending track champion Ed Dixon take the win over Randy Korte, Jayme Zidar and Tim Manville. The third heat was won by Mark Voigt over Billy Faust, Jeff Johns and Bret Sievert. The fourth and final heat was won by Mark Faust as he bested Tim Ratajczyk, Brian Collins and Danny …

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