Weekend Tidbits - MAX/WLBC Halfway to Mardi Gras Party

By Kyle Larson
Public Relations

Ed Martin Auto Group Super Trucks

For the fourth consecutive event, Jack Dossey Jr. posted the fastest time in qualifications. Dossey wheeled the Hartís Auto Center entry to an official time of 14.115 seconds.

Andersonís Mike Mendenhall and Josh Burton were winners of heat races in preliminary action. Mendenhall secured the victory with a lap six pass on Robert Lemen. In the second heat race, Burton drove around Andrew Brown for leadership honors on the third circuit and then drove to the Texas Roadhouse Winnerís circle.

After finishing in the top five on five occasions this season, Ronnie Rose added to his impressive first season with a feature victory. He also advanced to fourth position in the championship standings, moving ahead of fellow first-year driver Jamie Hadley.

Muncieís Derrick Layne grabbed seventh-place honors in the event. He solidified his finish with a lap 33 pass on Richard Farmer. Mark Jennings also bypassed Farmer, earning an eighth place finish.

After Jamie Hadley completed just four circuits, mechanical problems continued to cause him bad luck. In the early stages of the event, he was racing with eventual second-place finisher Jack Dossey.

Terryís RV Sales & Service Street Stocks

Collecting his fifth fast time of 2004, Rich Boyer toured the .25-mile oval in 14.456 seconds, just 0.094 seconds quicker than rookie sensation Jason Atkinson.

After bypassing Scotty Roberts on the seventh circuit, Jeff Perry drove to the first heat victory. Gary Moore grabbed the hardware in the second heat race, getting around Donnie Butler with two laps remaining in the 10-lap affair.

Bruce McFall drove to a fourth-place showing in the feature event. He spent one lap as the race leader on the 13th go-around. Jeremy Threet made a late-race pass on McFall to push him back to fourth place honors. It marks his third top-five finish and seventh top 10.

Producing his best finish of the season, Jeff Powers crossed the finish line in fifth spot, marking his first top five and top 10 finishes. He receives sponsorship backing from J.D. Byrider.

Danny Acrey ll made his debut, driving a third car from the stables of D&D Racing. Acrey started the New Castle Ford Street Stock in eighth position and finished sixth.