Saturday, August 20, 2005
Hall scores first USAC Ford Focus Series victory
by Race Author
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. -- Terry Hall of Stuart, Va. started from the pole and led all 25 laps to secure his first Virginia-Carolina USAC Ford Focus Midget Series triumph.
Robbie Ray finished second in the 10-car field and was followed by Aaron Oakley in third place. Current series point leader Chase Scott, a three-time victor at South Boston Speedway this season, finished fourth.
Brit Andersen rounded out the top five drivers in the race that was slowed by only one caution.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Robbie Ray, 11, Trotter-15.671; 2. Aron Oakley, 43, Tucker-15.714; 3. Brit Andersen, 70, Andersen-15.722; 4. Terry Hall, 8, Hall-15.730; 5. Chase Scott, 4, Real Race Cars-15.733; 6. Gary Winters, 38, Winters-15.893; 7. Sam Beam, 77, Performance Research-16.008; 8. Shane Hmiel, 77x, Performance Research-16.198; 9. Chris Meadows, 5, Meadows-16.247; 10. Lindsey Trausch, 2, Haus-16.441.
FEATURE: (25 Laps) 1. Terry Hall, 2. Robbie Ray, 3. Aron Oakley, 4. Chase Scott, 5. Brit Andersen, 6. Sam Beam, 7. Gary Winters, 8. Lindsey Trausch, 9. Chris Meadows, 10. Shane Hmiel, NT.
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-25 Hall.
NEW CAROLINA/VIRGINIA FORD FOCUS STANDINGS: 1-Scott-580; 2-Ray-534; 3-Oakley-426; 4-Winters-377; 5-Hall-339; 6-Andersen-335; 7-Mike Ward-397; 8-Beam-297; 9-Michael Sboro-282; 10-Trausch-265.
NEXT CAROLINA/VIRGINIA FORD FOCUS RACE: September 10 Shenandoah (VA) Speedway