Crawley wins USCS Hooker Hood Sprint Car Shootout at Riverside

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Crawley wins USCS Hooker Hood Sprint Car Shootout at Riverside

 

Thursday, July 1, 2010 - West Memphis, AR - 2008 United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear, Mid South Thunder Tour Champion, Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas drove the #99 “Tennessee Tornado” Hooker Hood tribute car to victory lane in the 30-lap Hooker Hood Sprint Car Shootout. The race honored the Memphis racing legend and Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee Clarence “Hooker” Hood.  Hood joined Crawley in victory lane along beside the car owned by Dennis and Jeri Benjamin from Millington, Tennessee and the Ward Racing crew for the victory celebration. In a gesture from one great racer to another, Crawley awarded Hood the winner’s trophy to further honor him on his night.

 

Crawley grabbed the lead on lap-twenty from early leader, Jeff Swindell from Bartlett, Tennessee. The two drivers touched wheels while battling for the coveted win in turn one of lap twenty. This sent Swindell spinning but he continued around and re-joined the pack deep in the field to finish fourteenth. Marshall Skinner from West Memphis, Arkansas chased Crawley across the finish line in the runner-up spot. Skinner grbbed the series point’s lead with his finish. Jerrod Hull from Sikeston, Missouri finished in the third position. A.G. Rains from West Memphis, Arkansas followed in fourth place and 2009 USCS Rookie of the Year, Justin Carver from Drummonds, rounded out the top five.

 

The next group was led by former United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear Champion, Eddie Gallagher from Piperton, Tennessee in sixth place. Lee Sowell from Nesbit, Mississippi followed him in seventh place at the finsh. Defending USCS National Champion, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee crossed the finish line in the eighth position. The J.E. Pistons Third Heat winner, Ronny Howard from Southaven, Mississippi finished ninth. Ernie Ainsworth from Bartlett, Tennessee rounded out the top ten. Ainsworth shared the special Southern States Utility Trailer Sales Hard Charger award with A.G. Rains.   

 

Raymond Stull captured the win in the 6-cars, 6-laps Goodyear Speed Dash. Marshall Skinner won the 8-lap Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. Rookie of the Year candidate, Jarod Roller from Olive Branch, Mississippi won the 8-lap Butlerbuilt Second Heat. Ronny Howard charged to the win in the 8-lap J.E. Pistons Third Heat Race.

 

The Goodyear Racing Tire Young Guns award for the top finishing driver under 25 years-old went to Justin Carver who finished in fifth place. Jarod Roller also garnered the Rookie of the Race honors. A.G. Rains passed the most cars in the main event to earn the evening’s KSE Racing Products Hard-charger Award.  Jeff Swindell  collected the K&N Filters Pole Award. The JE Pistons Top Guns Award which rotates from 1st through fifth positions went to Marshall Skinner who finished second. 

 

USCS Goodyear Speed Dash: 1. #44 Raymond Stull, 2. #39 Brad Bowden,  3. #10 Terry Gray, 4. #12 Jerrod Hull,  5. #26  Marshall Skinner and 6. #51 Lee Sowell.

 

USCS Sprint Cars Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: 1. #26 Marshall Skinner, 2. #12 Jerrod Hull, 3. #90 Jeff Swindell, 4. #3ag A.G. Rains, 5. #1 Eddie Gallagher, 6. #58 Wade Oliver 7. #80 Morgan Turpen and 8. #47 Eric Riggins, Jr.

 

USCS Sprint Cars Butlerbuilt Second Heat: 1. #5 Jarod Roller, 2. #99 Tim Crawley, 3. #12d Dalton Davis, 4. #24 Justin Carver, 5. #8z Zach Pringle, 6. #39 Brad Bowden, 7. #60 Eric Sandage, and 8. #25 Ray Bugg..

 

USCS Sprint Cars JE Pistons Third Heat: 1. #44 Ronny Howard, 2. Terry Gray #10, 3. #51 Lee Sowell, 4. Chris Williams 8x, 5. Greg Merritt #12m, 6. #40 Ernie Ainsworth,  7. Raymond Stull and 8. #3 Steve Hall.

 

USCS presented by Goodyear Winged Sprint Cars

Hooker Hood Shootout – Riverside Speedway July 1, 2010 Feature (30 Laps)

1. 99 - Tim Crawley, Benton, AR

2. 26 - Marshall Skinner, West Memphis, AR

3. 12 - Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, MO

4. 3 - A.G. Rains, West Memphis, AR

5. 24 - Justin Carver, Drummonds, TN

6. 1 - Eddie Gallagher, Piperton, TN

7. 51 - Lee Sowell, Nesbit, MS

8. 10 - Terry Gray, Bartlett, TN 

9. 44 - Ronny Howard, Southaven, MS

10. 40 - Ernie Ainsworth, Bartlett, TN

11. #8z - Zack Pringle, Little Rock, AR

12. 5 - Jarod Roller, Olive Branch, MS

13. 39 - Brad Bowden, Hernando, MS

14. 90 - Jeff Swindell, Bartlett, TN

15. 60 - Eric Sandage, Little Rock, AR

16. 44c - Raymond Stull, Coldwater, MS

17. 12D - Dalton Davis, Millington, TN

18. 80 - Morgan Turpen, Bartlett, TN 

19. 47 - Eric Riggins, Charlotte, NC

20. 12m - Greg Merritt, Nesbit, MS

21. 58 - Wade Oliver, Southaven, MS

22. 8x - Chris Williams, Memphis, TN

23. 3 - Steve Hall, Nesbit, MS

24. 25 - Ray Bugg, Iuka, MS

 

GOODYEAR SPEED DASH WINNER: Raymond Stull

K & N FILTERS POLE AWARD: Jeff Swindell

KSE Racing Products HARD CHARGER: A. G. Rains (passed nine cars)

GOODYEAR TIRE YOUNG GUN OF THE RACE: Justin Carver

ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Jarod Roller

JE PISTONS TOP GUNS AWARD: Marshall Skinner (2nd place)

K&N FILTERS 3RD-PLACE AWARD: Jerrod Hull

BUTLERBUILT 4TH-PLACE AWARD: A.G. Rains

DYNOTECH TOP FIVE AWARD: Justin Carver

 

ENTRIES: 24

PROVISIONALS: None

 

LAP LEADERS: (Two) Jeff Swindell laps 1-19 and Tim Crawley laps 20 -30.

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