Thunder Thursday: Hut Hundred ’97 – Pt. 1

Part 1 of the 1997 Hut 100 – Qualifying Races.

USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 3, 1997 – Terre Haute, Indiana – Terre Haute Action Track – 45th Hoosier Lottery “Hut Hundred”

QUALIFYING: 1. Kevin Olson, 661, Lamers-22.292; 2. Roger Corrigan, 65, Corrigan-22.453; 3. Dan Boorse, 88, Boorse-22.477; 4. Kevin Doty, 150, Doty-22.579; 5. Tracy Hines, 6, Potter-22.595; 6. Tony Elliott, 17, CED-22.621; 7. Jason Leffler, 71, Willoughby-22.659; 8. Scott Hatton, 7H, Hatton-22.674; 9. J.J. Yeley, 69, McKinney-22.726; 10. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-22.726; 11. Richard Griffin, 115, Lawson-22.769; 12. Jimmy Sills, 4, Calderwood-22.785; 13. Donnie Beechler, 9, Lewis-22.787; 14. Kevin Thomas, 13, Laycock-22.840; 15. Randy Koch, 2K, HMK-22.846; 16. Aaron Fiscus, 11x, Fiscus-22.883; 17. Travis Welpott, 18, P & E-22.950; 18. Russ Gamester, 46, Gamester-22.971; 19. Jeff Sands, 10, Sands-23.051; 20. David Bridges, 11, MB-23.121; 21. Dave Darland, 3, Potter-23.153; 22. Robby Flock, 61, HotShooz-23.162; 23. Brian Gerster, 32, Martz-23.194; 24. Steve Barth, 14, Barth-23.249; 25. Donnie Lehmann, 31, Lehmann-23.269; 26. Dan Drinan, 40, Calderwood-23.277; 27. Jimmy Davies, 94, Davies-23.290; 28. Boyd Calvert, 23, G & K-23.339; 29. Ted Hines, 81, Goss-23.346; 30. Andy Pierce, 83x, TAG-23.355; 31. Doug Kalitta, 21, Kalitta-23.394; 32. Trevor Utt, 86, Gross-23.416; 33. Kenneth Nichols, 36, Arvin-23.419; 34. Roger McCluskey, Jr., 111, McCluskey-23.487; 35. Eric Gordon, 69x, Ingram-23.498; 36. Steve Knepper, 155, Knepper-23.505; 37. Bruce Donaldson, Jr., 4D, Donaldson-23.508; 38. Larry Brown, 36x, Brown-23.509; 39. Dean Billings, 96, Faller-23.523; 40. Jerry Nemire, 16, Nemire-23.590; 41. Nick Lundgreen, 49, Lundgreen-23.634; 42. Johnny Parsons III, 25, Parsons-23.741; 43. Bobby Smith, 11F, Felker-23.811; 44. Critter Malone, 7m, Malone-23.965; 45. Ralph Liguori, 6rr, Sunshine Trailer-23.983; 46. Kevin Newton, 67, Newton-24.086; 47. Walt Stearly, 42, Stearly-24.121; 48. Tony Beaber, 66, Beaber-24.156; 49. Craig Dori, 38, Dori-24.212; 50. Mike Schiesel, 98, Linne-24.490; 51. Ray Bull, 83, Gillespie-24.686; 52. Bill Jorgensen, 2J, Jorgensen-24.853; 53. Bill Eubank, Jr., 37, Eubank-25.759; 54. Jack Hewitt, 121, Murphy-NT; 55. Andy Michner, 2, JS-NT; 56. Jason Lynch, 15x, Lynch-NT; 57. Allen Gillis, 34, Windstrup-NT; 58. Barry Walkup, 72, Hunt-NT; 59. #91, Lewis-NT; 60. #97x, Willoughby-NT.

LAST CHANCE RACE #1: (12 laps) 1. Flock, 2. Ted Hines, 3. Kalitta, 4. Bridges, 5. Drinan, 6. Fiscus, 7. Gamester, 8. Calvert, 9. Malone, 10. Nemire, 11. Nichols, 12. Donaldson, 13. Beaber, 14. Gordon, 15. Newton, 16. Barth, 17. Parsons, 18. Schiesel, 19. Walkup. NT

LAST CHANCE RACE #2: (12 laps) 1. Gerster, 2. Welpott, 3. Darland, 4. Lehmann, 5. Billings, 6. Knepper, 7. Davies, 8. Stearly, 9. Lundgreen, 10. Utt, 11. Liguori, 12. Dori, 13. Bull, 14. Brown, 15. Eubank, 16. Sands, 17. McCluskey, 18. Smith, 19. Pierce. NT

FEATURE: (100 laps) 1. Leffler, 2. Tracy Hines, 3. Doty, 4. Flock, 5. Sills, 6. Koch, 7. Drinan, 8. Griffin, 9. Olson, 10. Thomas, 11. Lundgreen, 12. Billings, 13. Welpott, 14. Corrigan, 15. Malone, 16. Bridges, 17. Knepper, 18. Elliott, 19. Calvert, 20. Drake, 21. Boorse, 22. Lehmann, 23. Beechler, 24. Kalitta, 25. Davies, 26. Hatton, 27. Darland, 28. Ted Hines, 29. Gamester, 30. Stearly, 31. Yeley, 32. Gerster, 33. Fiscus. NT

**Barth flipped during the first last chance race. Fiscus flipped on lap 10 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-9 Olson, Laps 10-15 Boorse, Laps 16-54 Leffler, laps 55-58 Drake, laps 59-100 Leffler.

Category: USAC Classic