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September 28, 2002 Results

Moyer, Weber & Haynes take Pepsi Nationals Victories! Pevely, MO (September 28, 2002) Beautiful weather brought out a huge crowd to the 20th Annual I-55 Raceway Pepsi Nationals. A large field of cars were also on hand as 123 racecars were on hand. Forty-one UMP Late Models were in attendance to compete for the $10,000 top prize. Bob Pierce kicked things off by setting fast time in qualifying with a lap of 13.353 seconds around the 1/3 mile oval. Billy Moyer earned the pole position in the main event by leading all ten laps and winning the dash. Pierce was second, Ken Schrader third and Don O'Neal fourth. Dave Jumper picked up the win in the first of four heat races. Bret Sievert was a close second and Brent Slocum third Mark Oller took the second heat, with sixteen year old Justin Allgaier finishing second and Billy Faust was third. …

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September 7, 2002 Results

Oller, Weber, Horton & Springer take I-55 wins! Pevely, MO (September 7, 2002) It was Championship Night in all divisions at I-55 Raceway. In the UMP Late Model division, Mark Oller returned to victory lane by putting on a dominating performance. Oller led all twenty-five laps of the main event. Jeff Leka made his second visit of the season to I-55 in a late model and had a great run to finish second. Ed Dixon recovered from a flat tire on the second lap of the feature and came all the way through the field to finish third. Brian Wolfmeier made a steady run through the field to finish fourth and Brent Kreke made his first trip ever to I-55 and finished fifth. Tim Ratajczyk won the UMP Late Model Season Championship at I-55. Scott Weber continued his impressive season by picking up another win in the UMP Modified divison. …

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August 31, 2002 Results

Ratajczyk, Walsh, Horton & Hoffman win at I-55 Raceway! Pevely, MO (August 31, 2002) Tim Ratajczyk led all twenty-five laps to earn the victory in the UMP Late Model division. The win also secured the 2002 UMP Late Model Track Championship for Ratajczyk. Ratajczyk took the lead from his outside front row starting spot and pulled away for the win. Jim Durbin and Mark Oller battled much of the race side-by-side for second, but after a late race caution, Durbin found himself trapped behind lapped traffic and lost several positions. Oller went on to finish second. Ed Dixon came out with a brand new paint scheme, but suffered mechanical problems in hotlaps and then borrowed the car of Andy Pryor to compete in. Dixon drove Pryor's car from the thirteenth starting spot to finish third. Dave Jumper took fourth and Jim Durbin held on for fifth. The action was simply …

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