2/1/1998: Phoenix-USAC Midgets

USAC NATIONAL/”WESTERN STATES” MIDGET RACE RESULTS: January 30-February 1, 1998 — Phoenix, Arizona – Phoenix International Raceway – 21st Skoal Bandit Racing “Copper World Classic”

QUALIFICATIONS: (Held Jan. 31) 1. Tony Stewart, 9x, Lewis-27.644; 2. Jason Leffler, 9, Lewis-27.709; 3. David Steele, 91, Lewis-27.762; 4. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-27.881; 5. Chris Shultz, 90, No Limit-27.888; 6. Ricky Shelton, 71, Willoughby-28.083; 7. Davey Hamilton, 7x, Shefchik-28.093; 8. Ronnie Johncox, 8, Johncox-28.126; 9. Dan Drinan, 33, Drinan-28.136; 10. Ryan Newman, 39, Lewis-28.148; 11. Kenny Irwin, Jr., 15, Lawson-28.187; 12. John Heydenreich, 62, Klatt-28.217; 13. Jimmy McCune, 2, JS-28.551; 14. Tracy Hines, 6, Potter-28.552; 15. Roger Corrigan, 65, Corrigan-28.667; 16. Wally Pankratz, 8x, Pankratz-28.775; 17. Jerry Coons, Jr., 24, Hart-28.817; 18. Tony Ave, 75, Creek-28.838; 19. Andy Michner, 26, JS-28.890; 20. Brian Tyler, 124, Hart-28.910; 21. Ted Hines, 81, Goss-28.946; 22. Sarah McCune, 88, McCune-28.998; 23. Dick St. John, 12, Mullins-29.081; 24. Chuck Leary, 30, Leary-29.113; 25. Steve Barth, 7, CED-29.118; 26. Steve Paden, 0, Farrier-29.250; 27. Kenneth Nichols, 16, Nowicke-29.300; 28. Bryan Stanfill, 25, Stanfill-29.387; 29. Doug Wright, 79, Wright-29.398; 30. Clay Klepper, 69, Hartman-29.533; 31. Shane Scully, 56, Scully-29.563; 32. John Starks, 50, Beal-29.579; 33. Chris Hayes, 43, Steele-29.613; 34. Derek Davidson, 95, Covington-29.673; 35. Kevin Thomas, 17, CED-29.697; 36. Nick Fornoro, Jr., 59, Hultgren-29.980; 37. Dave Baumgartner, 99, Baumgartner-30.264; 38. Jeff Sands, 10, Sands-30.329; 39. Donny Oliver, 41x, Oliver-30.502; 40. Darrell Marlin, 14, Marlin-30.722; 41. Scott Hansen, 98, Blondel-31.848; 42. Chad Farmer, 30x, Cook-32.014; 43. Jeff Bird, 29, Churchill-32.020; 44. Chad Nichols, 67, Zarounian-NT; 45. Rick Kraft, 3, Kraft-NT; 46. #19, Lewis-NT. (Also at track-Mike Blondel in car #98).

CONSOLATION RACE: (10 laps – Held Jan. 31) 1. Stanfill, 2. Barth, 2. Fornoro, 4. Starks, 5. Thomas, 6. Sands, 7. Hayes, 8. Klepper, 9. Scully, 10. Davidson, 11. Wright, 12. Baumgartner, 13. Hansen, 14. Bird, 15. Paden, 16. Nichols, 17. Marlin, 18. Oliver, 19. Farmer. NT

FEATURE: (25 laps – Held Feb. 1) 1. Stewart, 2. Steele, 3. Newman, 4. Shultz, 5. Michner, 6. Irwin, 7. J.McCune, 8. Ave, 9. Pankratz, 10. Corrigan, 11. D.Hamilton, 12. St. John, 13. Sands, 14. Coons, 15. Drinan, 16. Leffler, 17. Thomas, 18. Drake, 19. Fornoro, 20. Stanfill, 21. Johncox, 22. Leary, 23. Tyler, 24. Shelton, 25. Heydenreich, 26. Tracy Hines, 27. Barth, 28. Ted Hines, 29. S.McCune, 30. Starks. NT

                                                                                                                                             

**Kraft flipped during practice. Heydenreich flipped on the 5th lap of the feature and suffered a mild concussion.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-21 Stewart, Lap 22 Steele, Laps 23-25 Stewart.