4/8/2001: Anderson-USAC Midget Highlights

WORLDCOM USAC NATIONAL MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: April 8, 2001 – Anderson, IN – Anderson Speedway – “Glen Niebel Classic”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Dave Steele, 29, Tomassi-11.637; 2. Tracy Hines, 66, JS-11.663; 3. Tony Ave, 2, Steele-11.677; 4. Jerry Coons, Jr., 15, Lawson-11.688; 5. Dave Darland, 9, Lewis-11.744; 6. Brian Gerster, 95, Covington-11.760; 7. Bobby East, 4, Consani/East-11.796; 8. Kasey Kahne, 91, Lewis-11.842; 9. Jay Drake, 67, Kunz-11.843; 10. Clay Klepper, 17, Hartman-11.853; 11. Aaron Pierce, 26, Pierce-11.883; 12. A.J. Davis, 28, Owen-11.888; 13. Drew Pollock, 63, Pollock-11.927; 14. David Gough, 65, Corrigan-11.930; 15. Steven Robertson, 7, Hartman-11.942; 16. Sarah McCune, 71, Kunz-11.950; 17. Michael Lang, 94, Stebbins/Davis-11.993; 18. Ryan Scott, 48, Ryno-12.005; 19. Steve Barth, 14, Barth-12.010; 20. Dane Carter, 77, Carter-12.036; 21. A.J. Fike, 69, RFMS-12.041; 22. Jimmy McCune, 21c, Cowing-12.043; 23. John Nervo, 21, Nervo/Coggin-12.082; 24. Wayne Chinn, 171, Chinn-12.098; 25. Brandon Hartsell, 111, Hartsell-12.132; 26. Jason Fuller, 47, Fuller-12.133; 27. A.J. Felker, 55, Line-12.160; 28. Aaron Fike, 32, RFMS-12.162;29. Travis Welpott, 26x, Pierce-12.268; 30. J.J. Yeley, 73, Ellis-12.274; 31. Aaron Pollock, 64, Pollock-12.317; 32. Justin Overfelt, 78, Zephyr-12.351; 33. Donnie Lehmann, 132, RFMS-12.389; 34. Richey Jacobs, 114, Jacobs-12.485; 35. J.D. Turner, 53, Turner-12.581; 36. Steve Thinnes, 48x, Thinnes-12.642; 37. Ted Hines, 84, VanSteenwyk-12.649; 38. Jeff Richardson, 5R, HCI-12.663; 39. Davey Ray, 32x, Roberts-12.842; 40. Paul Perkins, 63x, Perkins-NT; 41. Dale Ballinger, 121, Ballinger-NT; 42. Jim Hines, 75, Reiver-NT.

QUALIFYING RACE: (8 laps) 1. Lehmann, 2. Thinnes, 3. Jacobs, 4. Ray, 5. Richardson, 6. Ted Hines, 7. Turner. NT

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Darland, 2. Hartsell, 3. A.J. Fike, 4. Steele, 5. Drake, 6. Lang, 7. Lehmann, 8. Welpott, 9. D.Pollock. 2:01.40

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. J.McCune, 2. Gough, 3. Scott, 4. Gerster, 5. Klepper, 6. Thinnes, 7. Michael Lewis (#73), 8. Fuller, 9. Tracy Hines. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Felker, 2. A.Pollock, 3. Barth, 4. East, 5. Nervo, 6. Ave, 7. Robertson, 8. Jacobs, 9. Pierce. 1:59.78

FOURTH HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Aaron Fike, 2. Kahne, 3. Carter, 4. Davis, 5. Coons, 6. S.McCune, 7. Overfelt, 8. Ray, 9. Chinn. NT

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Coons, 2. Ave, 3. Drake, 4. Klepper, 5. Robertson, 6. Lewis (#73), 7. Nervo, 8. D.Pollock, 9. Lehmann, 10. Welpott, 11. Overfelt, 12. Lang, 13. Jacobs, 14. Pierce, 15. Thinnes, 16. S.McCune, 17. Chinn, 18. Ray, 19. Tracy Hines, 20. Fuller. NT

FEATURE: (50 laps) 1. Jerry Coons, Jr., 2. Dave Steele, 3. Tony Ave, 4. Jay Drake, 5. Ryan Scott, 6. David Gough, 7. Dane Carter, 8. Aaron Pollock, 9. A.J. Fike, 10. Michael Lewis (#73), 11. Dave Darland, 12. Kasey Kahne, 13. Jimmy McCune, 14. Steven Robertson, 15. Brandon Hartsell, 16. A.J. Davis, 17. Aaron Fike, 18. Brian Gerster, 19. A.J. Felker, 20. Steve Barth, 21. Bobby East, 22. Clay Klepper. NT

                                                                                                                     

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-21 Gerster, Laps 22-50 Coons.

NEW WORLDCOM NATIONAL MIDGET CAR STANDINGS: 1-Drake-101; 2-Ave-100; 3-A.J. Fike-97; 4-Lewis-94; 5-Pollock-86; 6-Coons-80; 7-Steele-79; 8-Scott-77; 9-Aaron Fike-76; 10-Yeley-58.

NEXT WORLDCOM NATIONAL MIDGET CAR RACE: May 11 – Sparta, KY – Kentucky Speedway

Category: 2001, USAC Classic