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Darland Wins Indiana Sprint Week Opener at Lawrencebug

From Dick Jordan

Dave Darland kicked off USAC’s Indiana Sprint Week in fine style by capturing the 30 lap feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway Friday night. Following Darland was Brady Short, Bobby East, Levi Jones and Damion Gardner.

USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: July 9, 2010 – Lawrenceburg, Indiana – Lawrenceburg Speedway – 23rd “Indiana Sprint Week”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Justin Grant, 5B, Baldwin-13.367; 2. Bobby East, 5, Klatt-13.387; 3. Kurt Gross, 1x, Gross-13.420; 4. Damion Gardner, 71, DG-13.529; 5. Levi Jones, 20, Stewart-13.542; 6. Blake Fitzpatrick, 10F, Fitzpatrick-13.594; 7. Dave Darland, 39, Goodnight-13.612; 8. Matt Mitchell, 37x, Mitchell-13.631; 9. Ricky Williams, 11w, Williams-13.645; 10. Brady Short, 36, Short-13.647; 11. John Memmer, 4m, Memmer-13.738; 12. Kyle Robbins, 17R, Robbins-13.741; 13. Henry Clarke, 67, Kunz-13.742; 14. Daron Clayton, 92, Clayton-13.757; 15. Shawn Westerfeld, 89, Westerfeld-13.775; 16. Robert Ballou, 81, MPHG-13.783; 17. Bryan Clauson, 2B, RWB-13.788; 18. Chris Windom, 11, Walker-13.792; 19. Chase Stockon, 32, Stockon-13.799; 20. Keith Bloom, 27k, Braund-13.806; 21. Jon Stanbrough, 53, Fox-13.834; 22. Hunter Schuerenberg, 35, Byram-13.848; 23. Shane Cottle, 10E, Edison-13.874; 24. Tracy Hines, 4, Hines-13.901; 25. Caleb Armstrong, 7, Tucker-13.904; 26. Shane Hmiel, 17s, 56
Inc.-13.908; 27. Jerry Coons Jr., 69, Dynamics-13.926; 28. Bud Kaeding, 29, BK-13.936; 29. Darren Hagen, 71p, Phillips-13.948; 30. Jonathan Hendrick, 68, Hendrick-14.017; 31. J.J. Hughes, 76, Hughes-14.023; 32. Jeff Bland Jr., 38s, Bland-14.089; 33. Coleman Gulick, 14x, Gulick-14.109; 34. Greg Bragg, 1B, Deskovick-14.136; 35. Jason Soudrette, 44, Soudrette-14.144; 36. Casey Riggs, 37, Indiana Underground-14.148; 37. Dickie Gaines, 21x, Roberts/Tate-14.149; 38. J.R. Douglas, 09, Douglas-14.266; 39. Scotty Weir, 22, Simon-14.276; 40. Gary Rooke, 42a, Rooke-14.450; 41. Mike Weber, 22w, Weber-14.532; 42. Andrew Elson, 27a, Elson-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Schuerenberg, 2. Grant, 3. Clauson, 4. Jones, 5. Clarke, 6. Hendrick, 7. Williams, 8. Hmiel, 9. Bragg, 10. Douglas. NT
SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Windom, 2. Cottle, 3. Clayton, 4. Short, 5. Fitzpatrick, 6. Hughes, 7. Coons, 8. Weir, 9. Soudrette, 10. East. NT
THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Hines, 2. Darland, 3. Memmer, 4. Bland, 5. Westerfeld, 6. Kaeding, 7. Gross, 8. Riggs, 9. Rooke, 10. Stockon. NT
FOURTH HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Stanbrough, 2. C.Armstrong, 3. Ballou, 4. Gardner, 5. Hagen, 6. Gulick, 7. Mitchell, 8. Robbins, 9. Gaines, 10. Weber. 2:18.76

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. East, 2. Gross, 3. Mitchell, 4. Fitzpatrick, 5. Williams, 6. Clarke, 7. Stockon, 8. Hagen, 9. Coons, 10. Kaeding, 11. Hughes, 12. Hendrick, 13. Westerfeld, 14. Riggs, 15. Gaines, 16. Robbins, 17. Bragg, 18. Douglas, 19. Rooke, 20. Hmiel, 21. Weber, 22. Soudrette, 23. Gulick. 2:54.39

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Dave Darland, 2. Brady Short, 3. Bobby East, 4. Levi Jones, 5. Damion Gardner, 6. Hunter Schuerenberg, 7. Daron Clayton, 8. Justin Grant, 9. Blake Fitzpatrick, 10. Bryan Clauson, 11. Jeff Bland Jr., 12. Tracy Hines, 13. Jerry Coons Jr., 14. Jon Stanbrough, 15. Ricky Williams, 16. Caleb Armstrong, 17. John Memmer, 18. Henry Clarke, 19. Robert Ballou, 20. Kurt Gross, 21. Matt Mitchell, 22. Chris Windom, 23. Shane Cottle, 24. Casey Riggs. NT

**Bloom flipped during qualifying and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Elson flipped during qualifying. Hmiel flipped during the semi. Riggs flipped on lap 1 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-24 Memmer, Laps 25-30 Darland.

NEW NATIONAL SPRINT CAR STANDINGS: 1-Jones-1,168; 2-Gardner-1,155; 3-Clauson-1,071; 4-Coons-1,020; 5-Hines-974; 6-Windom-973; 7-Clarke-894; 8-Hmiel-715; 9-Darland-667; 10-Williams-606.
NEW NATIONAL SPRINT CAR DIRT STANDINGS: 1-Jones-951; 2-Gardner-906; 3-Clauson-812; 4-Windom-784; 5-Coons-761.
NEW “INDIANA SPRINT WEEK” STANDINGS: 1-Darland-67; 2-East-63; 3-Short-62; 4-Jones-58; 5-Gardner-56.

NEXT NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE: – July 10 – Gas City, IN – Gas City I-69 Speedway – 23rd “Indiana Sprint Week”
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