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Kyle Wilson Lanier National Speed Way Report
May 6, 2008 - updated May 6th, 2008 10:02am
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The Team rolled out on Saturday Morning for the (2) Two event day, excited, early practice had your driver Kyle Wilson, 10th fast in practice times, in the only practice round of the day, with a best lap speed of 15:53 seconds, disappointed, the crew went to work, front shock and spring changes, stagger and air pressure changes, one hour later and we were ready for the first race, the 18 lap “Heat Race”, ( Pro Challenge normally does not due heat races, this was a request of the Track promoter), anyway, “Pill Draw”, Kyle Starts in the 12th Position, Green Flag!!, Kyle wasted no time coming thru traffic ( the changes have turned the car around), Lap 4 Kyle takes the lead and Checks out, Caution free, lap 16, coming out of turn 4 Kyle still leading, gets a little loose, drifts up the track, just enough for the 2nd place car to stick his nose under and against Kyle’s left side quarter panel, Kyle dig’s hard, falls right on to the bumper of the new Leader, racing clean, Kyle Takes the 2nd Place Honors.
Main Event—Kyle’s Second Place Finish in the Heat Race, puts him in the 3rd Starting Position for the evenings 50 lap event. The Norman retaining walls, Hinson Electrical, Roger Layman Architecture,
Quality Marine Products, BJ McCormick Contracting, T & C Construction, Racerap.com
# 05 Dodge Charger, driven by your Driver Kyle Wilson, rolls on the grid, with 4 of the top 5 in the nation in National points around him, and a full field to his rear, “Green Flag”, coming to the green out of turn 4, the field is tight, Kyle gets taped in the Left rear, gets out of shape, drifts high, gathers it up and falls to 12th, No caution, Lap 5 Caution Fly’s for a spin at the rear of the field, Kyle re starts in 8th,, moves into 5th on lap 8, and rides there, until lap 18, coming out of turn two, Kyle sets up the 4th place car, dives to the bottom, and the door gets slammed shut on him, contact made, Kyle gathers it up, falls to 6th, the top five cars have broken away, Kyle dug hard picking up 4tenths of a second over the next several laps, 2 laps to go, Kyle’s crew chief comes on the radio, “Go Get that 5th Place Car”, Kyle is flying picks up another tenth, for a lap of 15:08 second coming to the white flag, coming out of turn four Kyle has caught the 5th place car, who has just came up on lap traffic, that 5th place car, gets loose, hits the lap car, Kyle is right their, the lap car turns directly in front of Kyle, Kyle dives to the bottom, plants a donut on the spinning lap car, comes across the line in 6th, Great Race, good Points day, Kyle extended his lead in the National rookie of the year chase, ITS NOW ON TO BRISTOL!!.
Next Race—BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY May 17, 2008, Marketing Opportunities are still open for this up coming exciting event, this will be a TV race.
The Team would like to announce that we have entered into a “Representation Agreement” with
Precision Communications, out of Wilmington, NC, who will be handling all of the Teams Public Relations, Media and Marketing Strategies, Please Welcome Mr. Darryl Langley and his fine staff to our Team.