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Suzuki 4 wheeler that Wilwert's has provided SPI for race track and  tee shirt shoot each night. The Suzuki Fun Gun provided by Wilwert's Inc.

MILLER SCORES HAT TRICK IN DUBUQUE 

NASCAR WEEKLY RACING SERIES
DUBUQUE SPEEDWAY
August 19, 2001

Darren Miller scored his third straight NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Late Model feature win at the Dubuque Speedway on Sunday August 19th, his fourth for the season on the high banked 3/8 mile clay oval. 

Miller became the fifth and final leader of the event following a spate of early yellow flags, snatching the point away from Mark Curwen following a lap five caution.  Lap six brought out the final yellow, providing Denny Eckrich with an opportunity to challenge for the lead, hounding Miller high and low until the pair began racing through lapped traffic on the fifteenth circuit.  Miller's low line around the track proved to be the faster route as he stretched out his lead and was able to notch his third consecutive feature win.  Eckrich held on to second at the checkers while Mark Merfeld bested points leader Gary Webb for the third spot. Clint Hines improved his fourteenth place starting spot to round out the top five. 

Ron Barker took home a the time-shortened Modified win, scoring his fourth feature win of the season.  Many cautions dotted the race early, forcing officials to call the race on the thirteenth lap.  Jerry Miles led early before surrendering the top spot to Barker following a lap three restart.  Ryan Dolan kept the points battle tight by posting a runner-up finish ahead of Scott Nesteby, Sean Rupp and Miles.  Rookie Dan Welp took home the Pro Stock feature from the outside front row, dominating the fifteen lap event after defending his leader status only once when Ty Kleiner and Jeff Tharp dove underneath to make it three wide as the cars entered the third turn following a lap seven restart.  Jeff Valentine benefited from the fight to take over the second spot at the checkers, ahead of Jeff Tharp, Rick Brokus and Brian Culbertson.  Larry Benn topped the Hobby Stock action, holding off Jim Turpin's late race charge.   Jeff Rienert, Ed McIntyre and Duane Ahmann rounded out the top five.  Kelly Welter topped Brad Strang and Chad Hallahan in Fun Car action. 

Racing action continues at the Dubuque Speedway as "Rumble on the River" enters it's last two weeks of competition of the season.  Hot Laps are scheduled for 6 pm with racing to follow.  For more information, contact Simmons Promotions at 563-744-3620 or online at www.simmonspromotionsinc.com    

LATE MODELS  
1. 32d  Darren Miller  Chadwick IL
2. 50  Denny Eckrich  Coralville
3. 8  Mark Merfeld  Dubuque
4. 56  Gary Webb  Blue Grass
5. 87  Clint Hines  Taylor Ridge IL
6. 79  Darren Mish  Cassville WI
7. 11  Ace Ihm  Hazel Green WI
8. 21 Luke Merfeld  Dubuque
9. 6   Mark Curwen  Hazel Green WI
10. 95  Ed Sanger  Postville
11. 44  Duane Coulson  East Dubuque IL
12. 61r  Jon Rogers  Freeport IL 
13. 77j  Steve Johnson  Camanche
14. 54  Ryan Dolan Lisbon
15. 98.1  Bobby Hansen  Dike
16. b27  Bob Silaggi  Freeport IL
17. 51  Mel Abels  Freeport IL
18. 27  Ed McGuire Monroe WI
19.  1b  Kevin Miller  Freeport IL
20. 1m  Robbie Moss  Iowa City
21. 35 Dave Englekens  Clinton
22. 9  Curt Hansen  Dike
23. 51x  Matt Furman  Iowa City
24. 37  Rollie Frink  Davenport
25. 8m  Mark Ward  Muscatine

MODIFIEDS 
1. 37b  Ron Barker  Dubuque
2. 16  Ryan Dolan  Lisbon
3. 74  Scott Nesteby  Asbury
4. 15  Sean Rupp  Dubuque
5. 4  Jerry Miles  Dubuque
6. 10  Jed Hurst  Hazel Green WI
7. b1  Jeff Larson  Freeport IL
8. 86  David McClain  Potosi WI
9. 27  Mark Schulte  Delhi
10. 33w  Steve Wetter  Platteville WI
11. 80  Denny Ansel  Dubuque
12. 20 Cory Burmeister  Glen Haven WI
13. 33  John Burbridge  Delhi
14. 24m  Jan Messer  Manchester 
15. 0  Jeremy English  Farley
16. d55 Scott Lemke  Davis Junction IL
17. 14  Tim Nesteby  Dubuque
18. 3  Jason Schueller  Dubuque
19. 5d  Bob Dominacki  Bettendorf
20. 1d  Mel Saffran  Dubuque
21. d1  Rich Smith  Davenport
22. 18b  Josh Brestrup  Dubuque
23. 76  Matt Mish  Potosi WI
24. 01m  Mitch Way
25. 63  Scott Olson  Preston

PRO STOCKS
1. 21  Dan  Welp  East Dubuque IL
2. 22  Jeff Valentine  Dubuque
3. 12  Jeff Tharp  Dubuque
4. 35  Jim Brokus  Dubuque
5. 18  Brian Culbertson  Dubuque
6. 16  Dan Shelliam  Hazel Green WI
7. 20  Ty Kleiner  Potosi WI
8. 25 Bobby Moyer  Dubuque
9. 91  Rich Pica  Prairie Du Chein WI
10. 71s  Kevin Schroeder  Low Moor
11. 88  Duane Roth  Dubuque
12. 75  Duane Wagner  Dickeyville WI
13. 33  Randy Franzen  Marion
14. 71  Bruce VanGordon  Dubuque
15. 64  Mike Raisbeck  Platteville WI
16. 4  Kevin Duerr Scales Mound IL
17. 2k  Jeff Kennedy  Dubuque
18. 78  Bobby Goerdt  Dubuque

DNS
99  Ken Martelle  Dubuque

BOMBERS 
1. 13  Larry Benn  Dyersville
2. 33  Jim Turpin  Shullsberg WI
3. 97  Jeff Reinert  Farley
4. 28  Ed McIntyre  Delhi
5. 98  Duane Ahmann  Epworth 
6. 8k  Terry Merkes  Farley
7. 20x  Jarvis  Eastlick  Platteville WI
8. 30 Mark Massey Farley
9. 59  Mike Hughes  Galena IL
10. 31  Jon Peters  Freeport IL
11. 52  Pat Coleman Dubuque
12. 81  KC Ansel  Dubuque
13. 7b  Randy Benn Earlville
14. 61  Scott Reichers  Belmont WI
15. 20  Dan Albright  Lisbon 

FUN CARS
1. 89  Kelly Welter  Farley
2. 66  Brad Strang  Dubuque
3. 7  Chad Hallahan  Dubuque
4. 38  Russ Yonkovic  Dubuque 
5. 6  Todd Moore  Dubuque
6. 64  Ray Fawcett Benton WI
7. 20  Mike Wild  Dubuque
8. 26  Brian Strang  Dubuque
9. 44 BJ Schmitt  Dubuque
10. 11p  Tom Pluemer 
11. 70  Lance Mish  Cassville WI
12. 98  Terry Turpin  Platteville WI
13. 11  Ann Brown  Dubuque
14. 00
15. 27  Lee Ruf

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