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Hardeeville Motor Speedway Results from June 8th

Contact: Todd Fisher
  	(843) 784-RACE
 For Immediate Release

Benny the Bomb Lights Up the Night at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (May 25, 2002) - Benny "Boom Boom" Koske thrilled the
fans on Saturday night at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway as he "blew"
himself up in a full size car.  Koske emerged from the fiery wreck after
the explosion shaken but unscathed.  Tommy Porter of Savannah, GA picked up
his second consecutive win of the season over Shane Jenkins of Statesboro,
GA and Corey Fletcher from Bloomingdale, GA in the O.C. Welch
Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models.  Fourteen year old Andrew Smith of
Pooler, GA bested the field of 23 Legends Cars to pick up the win over
Kevin O'Brien from Burton, SC and Kevin Eves from Guyton, GA.

The Joker Joe's Truck Stop Street Stocks feature was won by Glenn Mappus of
Ridgeville, SC.  Don Dean of Sheldon, SC picked up the feature victory in
the Xtreme Stock Car feature event.  Johnny Brown of Bluffton, SC won the
Mini Stock feature over Stephen Moore from St. George, SC.  Tim Padgett of
Hardeeville, SC was the big winner in the Road Warrior division as he
picked up two wins out of three races.  Peter Frank, also of Hardeeville,
won the other Road Warrior feature.  

Next weekend, Saturday, June 15th, the American Challenge Series Late
Models will make their first ever appearance at the Hardeeville Motor
Speedway, along with the Legends Cars, Mini Stocks, Road Warriors and
Xtreme Stock Cars.  Gates open at 4:00 p.m., qualifying begins at 6:00 p.m.
followed by the National Anthem at 7:00 p.m.  General admission ticket
prices are $15.00 for adults; $10.00 for Juniors (ages 13-16), Seniors (55
and older) and Military (with proper I.D.); $5.00 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

Hardeeville Motor Speedway Race Results from Saturday,  June 8, 2002
O.C. Welch Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Late Models (50 laps): 1. Tommy Porter, Jr.
(Savannah, GA), 2. Shane Jenkins (Statesboro, GA), 3. Corey Fletcher
(Bloomingdale, GA), 4. Walter Reardon (Savannah, GA), 5. Tom Haidon (Hilton
Head, SC), 6. Keith Wells (Charleston, SC), 7. Corey Hendrix (Statesboro,
GA), 8. Dusty Lee Garus (Ridgeville, SC), 9. Garrett Shurling (Ellabell,
GA), 10. Alan Burnsed (Guyton, GA), 11. Hubert Into (Ridgeland, SC); Fast
Qualifier - Jenkins (14.930 seconds).

Legends Cars A-Main Feature (20 Laps): 1. Andrew Smith (Pooler, GA), 2.
Kevin O'Brien (Burton, SC), 4. 3. Kevin Eves (Guyton, GA), 4. Jonathan
Haidon (Hilton Head, SC), 5. Johnny Gnann, Jr. (Springfield, GA), 6. Tad
Segars (Hilton Head, SC), 7. Russ Brown (Beaufort, SC), 8. Ken Penta (Green
Cove Springs, GA), 9. Zack Tysinger (Hardeeville, SC), 10. Troy Martin
(Prosperity, SC), 11. Heywood Barton, Jr. (Guyton, GA), 12. Tom Oliva
(Beaufort, SC), 13. Tony Maddalea (Newberry, SC), 14. Laura McKenzie
(Hardeeville, SC), 15. Jimmy Lang (Bluffton, SC), 16. Chris Coker (Sumter,
SC), 17. Billy Tysinger (Hardeeville, SC), 18. Darren Gordon (Hilton Head,
SC), 19. Jim Reyburn (Charleston, SC), 20.Brent Crapse (Estill, SC), 21.
Jason Colson (Rincon, GA), 22. Adam Congrove (Hilton Head, SC), DNS -
Varner (Fast Qualifier - Congrove (16.720 seconds).

Legends Cars B-Main Feature (15 Laps): 1. Z. Tysinger, 2. Brown, 3. Oliva,
4. Segars, 5. Barton, 6. Martin, 7. Penta, 8. McKenzie, 9. Maddalea, 10.

Xtreme Stock Car Feature (30 Laps): 1. Don Dean, (Sheldon, SC), 2. Keith
Sanchez, (Hardeeville, SC), 3. Jimmy Tuten (Hardeeville, SC), 4. Tim
Dasher, (Bluffton, SC), 5. Christie Anderson, (Ellabell, GA), 6. Buster
Kleckley (Ridgeland, SC), 7. Chuck Johnson (Dublin, GA), 8. David Taschner
(Summerville, SC), 9. Hardy Youmans III (Hardeeville, SC), 10.Ray Smith
(Ridgeland, SC), DQ - Scott Thorne (Hardeeville, SC).

Street Stock Car Feature (20 Laps): 1. Glenn Mappus (Ridgeville, SC), 2.
James Beckett (Ridgeland, SC), 3. Scott Russell (Charlotte, NC), 4. Jason
Stephens (Hardeeville, SC), 5. Robert Myers (Ridgeville, SC), 6. Gregg
Mappus (Charleston, SC), 7. Kelly Scott (Cottageville, SC); DNS - Hubert
Into (Ridgeland, SC). 

Mini Stock Car Feature (20 Laps): 1. Johnny Brown (Bluffton, SC), 2. Steven
Moore (St. George, SC), 3. David Carr, Jr. (Martinez, GA), 4. Billy Rhodus
(Barnwell, SC), 5. James Groover (Bluffton, SC), 6. Doug Butler,
(Hardeeville, SC), 7. Joe Duncan (Ludowici, GA), 8. John Carlen (N.
Charleston, SC), 9. Bobby Duncan (Ludowici, GA), DNS - Randy Day (Beaufort,

Road Warrior Feature #1: Counter-Clockwise Direction (8 Laps): 1. Peter
Frank (Bluffton, SC), 2. Billy Tysinger (Hardeeville, SC), 3. Mike Figueroa
Jr. (Hardeeville, SC), 4. Mike Figueroa Sr. (Hardeeville, SC), 5. Tim
Padgett (Hardeeville, SC), 6. Rick Keefner (Hardeeville, SC), 7. Chelsey
Carr (Augusta, GA).

Road Warrior Feature #2: Interstate Construction Race (6 Laps): 1. Tim
Padgett (Hardeevile, SC), 2. Billy Tysinger (Hardeeville, SC), 3. Mike
Figueroa Jr. (Hardeeville, SC), 4. Peter Frank (Bluffton, SC), 5. Chelsey
Carr (Augusta, GA), 6. Rick Keefner (Hardeeville, SC), 7. Mike Figueroa Sr.
(Hardeeville, SC). 
Road Warrior Feature #3: "Hi / Low" Race (6 Laps): 1. Tim Padgett
(Hardeevile, SC), 2. Peter Frank (Bluffton, SC), 3. Michael Figueroa Jr.
(Hardeeville, SC), 4. Rick Keefner (Hardeeville, SC), 5. Mike Figueroa Sr.
(Hardeeville, SC, 6. Chelsey Carr (Augusta, GA).  

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