2003 Budweiser Thunder on the Ohio

Stat Box

Thunder On The Ohio
Evansville, Indiana June 29, 2003 2-mile course on the Ohio River

 

Time Trials 

U-1    Miss Budweiser (#0001)    Dave Villwock   153.568 W/D 
U-1    Miss Budweiser (#9712)    Dave Villwock   153.168 mph  10 points 
U-3    Master Tire               Mitch Evans     152.422       8 
U-9    Miss WABX                 Mike Hanson     151.136       7 
U-8    LLumar                    N. Mark Evans   150.473       6 
U-100  Miss Raben Tire (#9899)   Greg Hopp       148.855       5 
U-10   EMCOR (#9010)             Mike Weber      148.487       4 
U-6    Oh Boy! Oberto            Steve David     140.644       3 
U-25   Mister Home Loan          Ken Muscatel    138.448       3 
U-2    Trendwest                 Terry Troxell   no time
U-16   E-Lam                     Nate Brown      no time

Heat 1A 

1) WABX                          138.716   40 
2) Budweiser                     138.528   30 
3) Oh Boy! Oberto                134.373   23 
4) E-Lam                         132.357   17 
   Raben Tire                        DNF    0  driver felt vibration; shut down 

Fast lap (1) Budweiser           143.534 

Heat 1B 

1) Master Tire                   134.354   40 
2) EMCOR                         132.266   30 
3) LLumar                        123.427   23 
4) Trendwest                     118.265   17 
5) Home Loan                      88.731   13  (penalized one lap for destroying a buoy)

Fast lap (1) Master Tire         143.249

Heat 2A 

1) Budweiser                     141.835   40   70 
2) Oh Boy! Oberto                133.264    0   23  (flagrant fuel violation; lost points)
3) WABX                          131.521   23   63 
4) E-Lam                         106.766   17   34  (penalized one lap for jumping the gun)
5) Raben Tire                     93.278   13   13

Fast lap (3) Budweiser           150.536

Heat 2B 

1) LLumar                        135.936   40   63 
2) EMCOR                         132.699   30   60 
3) Master Tire                   123.066   23   63 
4) Trendwest                     117.882   17   34 
5) Home Loan                     101.786   13   26 

Fast lap (1) LLumar              139.092

Heat 3A 

1) EMCOR                         137.403   40  100 
2) Budweiser                     133.923   30  100 
3) Master Tire                   128.852   23   86 
4) WABX                          117.124   17   80 
5) LLumar                         96.202   13   76  (penalized one lap for jumping the gun)

Fast lap (3) EMCOR               140.121 

Heat 3B 

1) E-Lam                         138.515   40   74 
2) Raben Tire                    132.472   30   43 
3) Oh Boy! Oberto                109.178   23   46  (penalized one lap for jumping the gun)
4) Home Loan                     108.424   17   43 
5) Trendwest                      97.815   13   47  (penalized one lap for jumping the gun)

Fast lap (3) E-Lam               143.218

Provisional 

Reschedule of the race to a one-day event did not allow enough time for a provisional heat.

Final 

1) Master Tire                   140.515   40  126 
2) Miss WABX                     137.658   30  110 
3) EMCOR                         108.719   23  123  (penalized one lap for jumping the gun)
4) Trendwest                     105.590   17   64 
   Miss Budweiser                    DNS    0  100  broke propeller shaft leaving the pits
   LLumar                            DNS    0   76  low battery charge

Fast lap (2) Master Tire         146.160

(Unlimited NewsJournal, July 2003, compiled by Allen Stiles)