Demiltion Derby at HMS on Saturday Night (I1)

 
Hardeeville Motor Speedway to Host Demolition Derby on Saturday Night

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (July 10, 2002) - On Saturday night, July 13th, the
Hardeeville Motor Speedway will host its first-ever demolition derby.
Coastal Empire and Lowcountry race fans will also see the O.C. Welch
Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models, Legends Cars, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks,
Xtreme Stock Cars and Road Warriors in action on Saturday night.    Road
Warrior fan favorite, Chelsey Carr of Martinez, GA, will be entering the
Demolition Derby on Saturday and during the post race interview after her
July 3rd feature event said, "since I'll probably be the only girl out
here, I'm going to guarantee a win!"    

One lucky fan will have the chance to win the opportunity to race a Road
Warrior car on Saturday night, July 20th.  Fans will also have the chance
to win other great prizes such as rides in the HMS Winston Cup car, tickets
to upcoming events and hats.  The Coca Cola Kid's Pedal Car races will also
take place during intermission.   

Last weeks racing action featured a multitude of first time winners for the
2002 season that included Tom Haidon of Hilton Head, SC in the O.C. Welch
Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models, David Taschner from Summerville, SC in
the Xtreme Stock Cars, and James Beckett from Ridgeland, SC in the Street
Stock class.

Gates open on Saturday at 4:00 p.m., qualifying begins at 6:00 p.m.
followed by the National Anthem at 7:05 p.m.  General admission ticket
prices are $10.00 for adults; $6.00 for Juniors (ages 13-16), Seniors (55
and older) and Military (with proper I.D.); $2.00 for children (ages 6-12);
and children under 5 are free.  
 
The Hardeeville Motor Speedway is located three miles south of I-95 (exit 5
in SC) on Highway 17 or just ten miles north of Savannah on Highway 17.
For more information, contact (843) 784 RACE (7223) or visit online at
www.hardeevillespeedway.com for discount coupons for the race event.

On Saturday night, July 20th, race fans will have the opportunity to see
the USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars for the first time on asphalt in the Lowcountry
and Coastal Empire area.  These 1,300 pound, 700 horspower machines will
reach speeds in excess of 140 m.p.h. on the 1.3-mile high banked asphalt oval.


July 13, 2002 (Saturday)  Demolition Derby PLUS Racing Time
Schedule(Subject to Change)

4:00 p.m.	Pit Gates Open (Pit Passes: 12 & older - $20.00; Not permitted in
the pits)
4:00 p.m.	Grandstands Open 
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Open Practice (all divisions in the following order)
Rotation: Legends Cars
	O.C. Welch Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models
	Street Stocks
	Mini Stocks
	Xtreme Stock Cars
6:00 p.m.   HMS  Driver's Meeting (Mandatory) 
6:15 p.m.   Time Trials for Legends Cars (2 laps each) - ½ field locked
into A-Main, Remainder to the B-Main.
	Time Trials for O.C. Welch Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late 
	Models (2 laps each)
7:00 p.m. 	Invocation and National Anthem 						
7:05 p.m.	Feature Events - Victory Lane @ Finish Line for Top 3 in each
division except for B-Main. * Number of laps depends on car counts (see
purse sheets to determine laps).
	Road Warriors Feature #1 - Laps and Event to be announced
	Legends Cars B-Main - (15 laps) - Trophy to the winner.  # 
		of qualifiers for A-Main to be determined (max. 24 		cars in A-Main). 	
	O.C. Welch Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models - (50 laps) 
	Xtreme Stock Cars - (20 laps) 
	Demolition Derby
	Intermission - Coca Cola Kid's Pedal Car Races
	Road Warriors Feature #2 - Laps and Event to be announced
	Legends Cars A-Main - (30 laps)
	Mini Stocks - (20 laps) 	
Street Stocks - (20 laps)
10:15 p.m. 		Racing Completed
11:00 p.m. 		Pit Area Closes (Lights out)




2002 HMS Track Point Standings (as of July 10, 2002)

O.C. Welch Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models
Rank 	Car #	Driver Name	Hometown, State	       Points
1	8	Shane Jenkins		Statesboro, GA	570
2	15	Tom Haidon		Hilton Head, SC	561
3	54	Walter Reardon	Savannah, GA		538
4	25	Keith Wells		Charleston, SC	500
5	07	Corey Fletcher	Bloomingdale, GA	455
6	91	Tommy Porter Jr.	Savannah, GA		394
7	42	Corey Hendrix		Statesboro, GA	388
8	36	Hubert Into		Ridgeland, SC		244
9	3	Dusty Lee Garus	Ridgeville, SC	240
10	16	Ellis Huggins		Pembroke, GA		232
11	11	Leland Prewitt	Savannah, GA		183
12	90	Randy Cook		Guyton, GA		178
13	53	Kenny Cranston	Beaufort, SC		168
14	G4	Garrett Shurling	Ellabell, GA		162
15	31	Andrew Blaske		Beaufort, SC		160
16	95	Mark Terry		Rincon, GA		  91
17	27	Jimmy Price		Covington, GA		  88
18	79	Travis Price		Covington, GA		  82
19	4	Steve Senter		Savannah, GA		  80
20	03	Thornton Butler	Hardeeville, SC	  80
21	7	Bruce Taylor		Savannah, GA	 	 80
22	1	A.J. Frank		Bluffton, SC		  80

Legends Cars
Rank 	Car #	Driver Name	Hometown, State	     Points
PRO DIVISION
1	44	Kevin O'Brien		Burton, SC		679
2	30	Kevin Eves		Guyton, GA		529
3	81	Craig Goess Jr.	Greenville, NC	291
4	G4	Garrett Shurling	Ellabell, GA		276
5	11	A.J. Frank		Bluffton, SC		273
6	3D	Jeremiah Dennen	Beaufort, SC		238
7	29	Clay Hair		Mt. Pleasant, NC	188
8	07	Corey Fletcher	Bloomingdale, GA	100
9	04	Tommy Wrape		Heath Springs, SC	100

MASTERS DIVISION
1	29	Jim Reyburn		Charleston, SC	771
2	11	Tom Oliva		Port Royal, SC	450
3	49	Frank Fegel Jr.	Kingsland, GA		391
4	98	Tad Segars		Hilton Head, SC	294
5	46	Troy Martin		Prosperity, SC	282
6	15	Dave Sondles		Johns Island, SC	282
7	N3D	Steve Desimone	Hilton Head, SC	279
8	Y1	Steve Johnson		Hampton, SC		229
9	34	Tony Maddalea		Newberry, SC		220
10	13	Bill Mathers		Charlotte, NC		188
11	76	Ken Penta		Green Cove Springs, FL	181
12	09	Randy Forehand	Sylvania, GA		141
13	1	Tommy Jordan		Hartsville, SC	100
14	8	Larry Friddle		Greenville,SC		  86
15	4	Steve Simms		Athens, GA		  86

SEMI-PRO DIVISION
1	8	Jimmy Lang		Bluffton, SC		725
2	15	Jonathan Haidon	Hilton Head, SC	712
3	62	Andrew Smith		Savannah, GA		678
4	69	Billy Tysinger	Hardeeville, SC	667
5	11D	Darren Gordon		Hilton Head, SC	631
6	19	Adam Congrove		Hilton Head, SC	617
7	27	Jason Colson		Rincon, GA		588
8	47	Russ Brown		Beaufort, SC		583
9	77	Heywood Barton Jr.  Guyton, GA		580
10	9	Chris Coker		Sumter, SC		563
11	8T	Zack Tysinger		Hardeeville, SC	552
12	60	Billy Schilling	Hilton Head, SC	505
13	21	Johnny Gnann, Jr.	Springfield, GA	462
14	18	Brent Crapse		Estill, SC		234
15	73	Trey Carr		Evans, GA		185
16	44	Laura McKenzie	Hardeeville, SC	162
17	25	Ross Furr		Concord, NC		100
18	45	Chad Pearson		Lanier, NC		  84
19	39	Mike Willingham	Newberry, SC		  80
20	3	John Metts		Cordova, SC		  78
21	4	Steve Pearson		Athens, GA		  50
22	46	Billy Andrews		Stockbridge, GA	  50
23	37	Lee Varner		Savannah, GA		  50

Xtreme Stock Cars
Rank 	Car #	Driver Name	Hometown, State	             Points
1	5	Don Dean		Sheldon, SC		732
2	14	Tim Dasher		Bluffton, SC		705
3	28	Scott Thorne		Hardeeville, SC	564
4	8	Jimmy Tuten		Hardeeville, SC	551
5	17	David Taschner	Summerville, SC	527
6	10	Buster Kleckley	Ridgeland, SC		525
7	21	Randy Crews		Estill, SC		433
8	27	Jonathan Jones	Savannah, GA		378
9	74	Joe Wright		Summerville, SC	347
10	47	Keith Sanchez		Hardeeville, SC	321
11	32	Christie Anderson	Ellabell, GA		268
12	7	Jim Swanson		Hilton Head, SC	263
13	22	Chuck Johnson		Dublin, GA		260
14	78	Trey Youmans		Hardeeville, SC  	156
15	47	David Sanchez		Hardeeville, SC	  94
16	18	Andy Stallings	Pembroke, GA		  84
17	17	Greg Denardis	Beaufort, SC			  82
18	73	Wayne Carroll	Tybee Island, GA		  78
19	28x	Daniel Meador	Hardeeville, SC		  76
20	03	Ray Smith	Early Branch, SC		  76

Street Stocks
Rank 	Car #	Driver Name	Hometown, State	     Points
1	59	James Beckett		Ridgeland, SC		197
2	77	Glenn Mappus		Ridgeville, SC	194
3	9	Scott Russell		Charlotte, NC		191
4	53	Jason Stephens	Hardeeville, SC	179
5	75	Robert Myers		Ridgeville, SC	172
6	7	Fred Alexander	Ridgeville, SC	  91
7	78	Gregg Mappus		Charleston, SC	  86
8	23	Kelly Scott		Cottageville, SC	  84
9	83	Michael Driggers	Ridgeville, SC	  86
10	15	Walter Myers		Ridgeville, SC	  82
11	36	Hubert Into 		Bloomingdale, GA	  50

Mini Stocks
Rank 	Car #	Driver Name	Hometown, State		Points
1	7	Stephen Moore		St. George, SC	785
2	56	David Carr, Jr. 	Martinez, GA		752
3	17	Johnny Brown		Bluffton, SC		676
4	3	Randy Day		Beaufort, SC		537
5	13	Doug Butler		Hardeeville, SC	519
6	14	John Carlen		North Charleston, SC	446
7	8	James Groover		Bluffton, SC		428
8	75	Joseph Duncan		Ludowici, GA		357
9	21	Bobby Duncan		Ludowico, GA		346
10	5	Billy Rhodus		Barnwell, SC		272
11	7sc	Kevin O'Brien		Bluffton, SC		172

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