8/9/1997: USAC Midgets at I-70 Speedway

USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RACE RESULTS: August 9, 1997 – Odessa, Missouri – I-70 Speedway

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tracy Hines, 9, Lewis-16.047; 2. Jason Leffler, 71, Willoughby-16.268; 3. John Heydenreich, 36, Arvin-16.331; 4. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-16.470; 5. Jeff Sands, 10, Sands-16.537; 6. Andy Michner, 2, JS-16.580; 7. Robby Flock, 24, Hart-16.628; 8. Ted Hines, 41, Griffith-16.663; 9. Tony Elliott, 17, CED-16.813; 10. Dave Strickland, Jr., 62, Klatt-17.073; 11. Ron Sallman, 74, Sallman-17.400; 12. Mark Boice, 4, Boice-17.420; 13. Bill Jorgensen, 2J, Jorgensen-19.310; 14. Scott Hansen, 33, Hansen-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Tracy Hines, 2. Heydenriech, 3. Elliott, 4. Sands, 5. Flock, 6. Sallman, 7. Jorgensen. 2:13.01

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ted Hines, 2. Leffler, 3. Drake, 4. Michner, 5. Strickland, 6. Boice. 2:16.06

“C” MAIN: (6 laps) 1. Drake, 2. Flock, 3. Michner, 4. Strickland, 5. Elliott, 6. Boice, 7. Sallman, 8. Jorgensen, 9. Sands. 1:38.90

“B” MAIN: (10 laps) 1. Michner, 2. Elliott, 3. Strickland, 4. Boice, 5. Sallman, 6. Jorgensen. 2:49.38

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Drake, 2. Leffler, 3. Michner, 4. Flock, 5. Ted Hines, 6. Elliott, 7. Boice, 8. Sallman, 9. Sands, 10. Heydenreich, 11. Tracy Hines, 12. Strickland, 13. Jorgensen, 14. Hansen. NT
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Flock, Laps 3-7 Drake, Laps 8-19 Tracy Hines, Laps 20-30 Drake.

NEW NATIONAL MIDGET POINTS: 1-Leffler-841; 2-Tracy Hines-724; 3-Drake-695; 4-Michner-413; 5-Elliott-383; 6-Ted Hines-321; 7-Flock-304; 8-Chris Shultz-269; 9-Tony Stewart-249; 10-Nick Lundgreen-249.

NEXT NATIONAL MIDGET RACE: August 13 – Indianapolis (IN) Raceway Park – 5th “Mel Kenyon Classic”

Category: USAC Classic