Summer 2002: ...Further
proof that a good mechanic can make all the difference. ...Another HammerDown!
favorite tuner, Rob Hart, has Michael DuPuy flying. DuPuy
is now the #1 ranked 360 pilot in the world. Hart spent last season helping
Danny Wood to his career best year on the WoO tour.
Dupuy Ranked Number One, Crockett 7th,
in 360 Poll - KNOXVILLE, IOWA
(JUNE 13, 2002) - Michael Dupuy of Amite, Louisiana, is the top-rated
360-cubic-inch sprint car driver in the nation heading into this week's
360 national championships, according to the National 360 Sprint Car Poll
voting panel of manufacturers, media members, promoters and sanctioning
officials. Dupuy, a two-time winner this spring in American Sprint Car Series
(ASCS) competition, earned five (5) of the nineteen (19) first- place ballots
cast. Michael, with mechanic Rob Hart, appears to be one of the early favorites
to claim the June 13-15 Advance Auto Parts 360 Nationals at the half-mile
Knoxville Raceway. (more)