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Haulmark All Star Sprint Results - Volusia Speedway Park - Fri. 2/7/03 By Scott Hall BARBERVILLE, FL - Jason Johnson conserved his Hoosier Tires and outran Craig Dollansky Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park to win the Haulmark All Star sprint car 20 lap feature. Johnson, operating out of Eunice, Louisiana and wheeling Al Harrison's Kistler powered Eagle Chassis, took over from early leader Fred Rahmer on lap four and led the rest of the ten mile distance on the half-mile oval. "Most young guys aren't very patient on their right rear tires on a slick track," Johnson stated in victory lane, referring to his careful driving style on the abrasive track surface, which earned him his first 2003 win for the Harrison team.
With Rahmer starting on the pole in the Harz Racing No. 88, Johnson was alongside with Dollansky and Paul McMahan in row two. Canada's Ryan Coniam spun in turn four on lap one and collected Terry McCarl, Mike Erdley and Jimmy Hawley. Hawley was the only car to return while Sport Allen and Shane Stewart changed tires and went to the rear for the restart. Rahmer led the next three rounds with Johnson in tow, and then Johnson grabbed the lead on lap four just before a fifth lap caution for a stalled Kelly Kinser.
Johnson was now on top over fifth starter Lance Dewease, Dollansky, sixth starting Danny Lasoski and Rahmer. Johnson continued to conserve his tires and remain on top until lap 18 when Lasoski blew his tire while running fourth, bringing out the caution flag again.
For the restart it was Johnson, Dewease, Dollansky, Chad Kemenah, up from seventh starting spot and Rahmer. Dollansky got past Dewease for second but could not pass Johnson and that was how they finished.
Dewease was third in the Al Hamilton No. 77, with Kemenah fourth in the Harble Motorsports Kistler-Eagle. Rahmer was fifth ahead of 13th starting Joey Saldana who was Thursday night's winner. Dean Jacobs was seventh in the Ray Pullins Fisher-Maxim after starting 12th, ahead of Raymond Hensley, 10th starter Jeff Shepard and Ohio's Jim Nier in his familiar No. 00. The Crown Battery heat fell to Jimmy Hawley, the B&B Products heat went to Bill Rose, the Engler Machine and Tool heat was won by Shane Stewart and the TP Wings heat fell to Mike Erdley. Chad Kemenah won the United Aluminum Window Sales & Consulting B Main.
Huggins Cams fast qualifier Danny Lasoski set a new track record with his 13.187 second lap, breaking Kasey Kahne's year old mark of 13.201. Kahne had his left rear tire come off the car at the start of his time trial run and he hit the fence in turns three and four. He was not injured.
Greg Hodnett flipped in the second heat. He was also okay but finished for the evening. In the B Main Daron Clayton hit the front stretch hard on the last lap and tore out some of the catch fence. He was not injured but the fence and car were.
The Haulmark All Star Circuit of Champions will present a slate of 80 sprint car race dates in 2003 from February to October in action at 31 speedways in 17 states.
Huggins Cams Time Trials: 1. Danny Lasoski, Stewart 20, 13.187 (NTR); 2. Greg Hodnett, Apple 12, 13.196; 3. Lance Dewease, Hamilton 77, 13.273; 4. Chad Kemenah, Harble 15k, 13.309; 5. Paul McMahan, Miller 2, 13.322; 6. Craig Dollansky, Karavan 7, 13.341; 7. Jim Neir, Jarrell 00, 13.342; 8. Jason Johnson, Harrison 22, 13.345; 9. Fred Rahmer, Harz 88h, 13.390; 10. Ryan Coniam, Coniam 6, 13.399; 11. Jeff Shepard, Ashworth 92s, 13.411; 12. Ben Rutan, Fisher 75, 13.424; 13. Dean Jacobs, Pullins 29, 13.460; 14. Joey Saldana, Stauffer 2s, 13.467; 15. Craig Keel, Keel 9, 13.485; 16. Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 13.486; 17. Jimmy Hawley, Grove 70, 13.500; 18. Sport Allen, Webb 51a, 13.500; 19. Kelly Kinser, Kinser 4k, 13.521; 20. Mike Erdley, Lisi 11, 13.554; 21. Greg Wilson, Hampshire 63, 13.572; 22. Bill Rose, Rose 6r, 13.598; 23. Shane Stewart, Min 4m, 13.621; 24. Ed Neumeister, Neumeister 11n, 13.650; 25. Dale Blaney, Andrews 72b, 13.653; 26. Kenny Adams, Adams 4a, 13.693; 27. Brian Brown, Parsons 6b, 13.726; 28. Raymond Hensley, Dorn 7d, 13.752; 29. Chuck Swenson, Swenson X, 13.811; 30. Kevin Frey, Kevlor 2k, 13.836; 31. Travis Mize, Mize 29m, 13.935; 32. Bruce Robenalt, Robenalt 98, 13.994; 33. Tom Busch, Busch 4b, 14.037; 34. Daron Clayton, Clayton 92, 14.181; 35. Brent Matus, Matus 33, 14.436; 36. Johnny Johnson, Johnson 72j, 15.456; 37. Kasey Kahne, Durst 51k, NT.
Crown Battery Heat (8 laps): 1. Hawley 2. Rahmer 3. McMahan 4. Jacobs 5. Lasoski 6. Swenson 7. Busch 8. Wilson 9. Blaney (DNS) 10. Kahne (DNS).
B&B Products Heat (8 laps): 1. Rose 2. Allen 3. Dollansky 4. Frey 5. Coniam 6. Clayton 7. Adams 8. Saldana 9. Hodnett.
Engler Machine & Tool Heat (8 laps): 1. Stewart 2. Kinser 3. Shepard 4. Dewease 5. Keel 6. Nier 7. Brown 8. Mize 9. Matus.
TP Wings Heat (8 laps): 1. Erdley 2. McCarl 3. Neumeister 4. Jason Johnson 5. Rutan 6. Kemenah 7. Robenalt 8. Johnny Johnson 9. Hensley.
United Aluminum Window Sales & Consulting B Main (12 laps): 1. Kemenah 2. Nier 3. Saldana 4. Dollansky 5. Adams 6. Swenson 7. Busch 8. Mize 9. Clayton 10. Matus 11. John Johnson 12. Brown 13. Robenalt. DNS: Hodnett, Wilson, Blaney, Kahne.
Haulmark A Main (20 laps): 1. Jason Johnson 2. Craig Dollansky 3. Lance Dewease 4. Chad Kemenah 5. Fred Rahmer 6. Joey Saldana 7. Dean Jacobs 8. Raymond Hensley 9. Jeff Shepard 10. Jim Nier 11. Danny Lasoski 12. Paul McMahan 13. Shane Stewart 14. Ben Rutan 15. Craig Keel 16. Bill Rose 17. Sport Allen 18. Jimmy Hawley 19. Kevin Frey 20. Kelly Kinser 21. Ryan Coniam 22. Terry McCarl 23. Mike Erdley 24. Ed Neumeister. Lap Leaders: Fred Rahmer 1-3, Jason Johnson 4-20.