2007 USCS O'Reilly News
Tim Crawley captures O'Reilly USCS Speed Week Round #6 at Camden Speedway
June 1, 2007
Camden, Tennessee - Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas made a lap-two pass for the lead around Jason Johnson from Eunice, Louisiana then drove off with the victory in the 25-lap O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series www.uscsracing.com Speedweek 2007 Round Six "Clash at Camden" event at Camden Speedway in Camden, Tennessee.
Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas won the O'Reilly USCS Speedweek Round #6 at Camden Speedway in Camden, Tennessee in Mike Ward's #88, (USCS photo by P. Walton)
Jason Johnson started on the pole and lead the first lap before Crawley raced by and literally checked out in Mike Ward's #88.. Johnson held onto the runner-up spot until the previous night's winner, And Speed Week 2007 points leader, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee who started ninth sped by into the runner-up spot. Past O'Reilly USCS Champion Marshall Skinner from West Memphis, Arkansas made a last lap pass on the fading Johnson to finish in the third spot while Jason Johnson finished fourth. The race's top hoosier tire young Gun, Danny Martin, Jr. from Sarasota, Florida rounded out the top five.
The evening's Lucas Oil power Dash winner, Raymond Stull from Coldwater, Mississippi, headed the next five cars in sixth place. The series 2006 Rookie of the Year, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas had another solid performance in seventh. An outstanding driving performance by eighteen-year- old second generation driver Brad Bowden from Hernando, Mississippi netted him the eighth position after starting fifteenth. Another talented teenager, eighteen-year-old Don Young from Bartlett, Tennessee was ninth and nineteen year-old, 2004 O'Reilly USCS top Rookie R.J. Johnson from Tampa, Florida rounded out the top ten.
Jason Johnson won the Engler Machine and Tool First Heat Race. Lee Sowell started sixth and then won the Butlerbuilt Second Heat Race. Tim Crawley captured the JE Pistons Third Heat Race. Terry Gray garnered the events Huggins Cams Hard Charger award for his charge from 9th place into the runner-up spot. Brad Bowden passed the same amount of cars after starting deeper in the field in fifteenth.
Chris Williams was recognized as the Robison Racing Products Rookie of the Race. Danny Martin, Jr. was recognized as the Hoosier Tire Young Gun of the Race, which is awarded to the top-finishing driver under twenty-five years old. Jason Johnson snagged the K&N Filters Pole Award. The JE Pistons Top Gun Award went to the winner Terry Gray.
The races only caution was for Lee Sowell's spin and contact with the wall in turn two on lap twelve. While under caution for that incident, the race had to be red flagged for a serious non-racing related accident involving a track official on an ATV.
The next O'Reilly USCS National points event and O'Reilly USCS Mid-South Thunder points event is the Speedweek 2007 finale in the "Columbus Clash" at Columbus Speedway in Columbus, MS on Saturday night June 2nd.
OFFICIAL RESULTS - ROUND SIX - O'REILLY USCS SPEEDWEEK 2007
AT CAMDEN SPEEDWAY ON 6/01/07:
POS START CAR # DRIVER HOMETOWN LAPS
1. 3 88 Tim Crawley Benton, AR 25
2. 9 10 Terry Gray Bartlett, TN 25
3. 4 26 Marshall Skinner W. Memphis, AR 25
4. 1 41 Jason Johnson Eunice, LA 25
5. 6 00 Danny Martin, Jr Sarasota, FL 25
6. 5 21 Raymond Stull Coldwater, MS 25
7. 7 9jr Derek Hagar Marion, AR 25
8. 15 15b Brad Bowden Hernando, MS 25
9. 8 75 Don Young Bartlett, TN 25
10. 10 71 R.J. Johnson Tampa, FL 25
11. 13 58 Wade Oliver Southaven, MS 24
12. 11 56R Ryan Myers Eaton, OH 24
13. 2 51 Lee Sowell Nesbit, MS 24
14. 18 12m Greg Merritt Nesbit, MS 23
15. 19 44 Ronny Howard Southaven, MS 23
16. 12 8X Chris Williams Memphis, TN 23
17. 16 17 Tim Sites Memphis, TN 23
18. 17 16 DeWayne Prince Atoka, TN 12
19. 20 3d Marion Jacobs Tuscumbia, AL 4
20. 14 44H Jay Adams Memphis, TN DNS
LUCAS OIL POWER DASH WINNER: Raymond Stull
K & N FILTERS POLE AWARD: Jason Johnson
HUGGINS CAMS HARD CHARGER: Chris Williams 9th to 2nd (7 cars)
HOOSIER TIRE YOUNG GUN OF THE RACE: Danny Martin, Jr
ROBISON RACING PRODUCTS ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Chris Williams
JE PISTONS TOP GUNS AWARD: Terry Gray (2nd place)
K&N FILTERS 3RD-PLACE AWARD: Marshall Skinner
BUTLERBUILT 4TH-PLACE AWARD: Jason Johnson
OUTLAW DISC BRAKES TOP FIVE AWARD: Danny Martin, Jr.
SIMPSON SAFETY PRODUCTS 6TH-PLACE AWARD: Raymond Stull
FSR RACING PRODUCTS 7 TH-PLACE AWARD: Derek Hagar
FSR TOP 10 AWARD : R.J. Johnson
LEAD CHANGES: One
LAP LEADERS: Jason Johnson Lap 1 and Tim Crawley Laps - 2-25
LUCAS OIL POWER DASH - 6 Laps: 1.Raymond Stull; 2.. Terry Gray; 3. Marshall Skinner;
4.Ronny Howard; 5. Danny Martin, Jr.; 6. Derek Hagar.
ENGLER MACHINE AND TOOL 1ST HEAT: 1. Jason Johnson; 2. Marshall Skinner; 3. Derek Hagar; 4. R.J. Johnson; 5. Wade Oliver; 6. Tim Sites; 7. Ronny Howard.
BUTLERBUILT 2ND HEAT:
1. Lee Sowell; 2. Raymond Stull; 3. Don Young; 4. Ryan Myers; 5. Jay Adams; 6. DeWayne Prince; 7. Marion Jacobs.
JE PISTONS 3RD HEAT
1. Tim Crawley; 2. Danny Martin, Jr; 3. Terry Gray;4. Chris Williams; 5. Brad Bowden; 6. Greg Merritt.
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