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Schrader wins Oldani Memorial for UMP modifieds at DuQuoin Mile Sunday

Du QUOIN, Ill. — Ken Schrader jumped to the lead on the seventh lap and held off a hard-charging Joe Walsh for the victory in the Bill Oldani Memorial for UMP Modifieds at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Monday. Schrader, who started outside front row, took the lead after Walsh spun in turn three.

The polesitter, Walsh charged from the back of the pack to force his way back into second place at the checkered flag. Schrader pocketed $2,000 for the win while Walsh took home $800.

Jonathan Rowan was third with Curt Rhodes fourth and Jeff Parker fifth.


UMP Modifieds

DuQuoin Mile

1. Ken Schrader (Fenton, Mo.), 2. Joe Walsh (Fenton, Mo.), 3. Jonathan Rowan (Jackson, Tenn.), 4. Curt Rhodes (Taylorville, Ill.), 5. Jeff Parker (Marion, Ill.), 6. Jesse Snyder (Robinson), 7. David Shain (Humboldt, Ill.), 8. Joe Geisler (St. Mary, Mo.), 9. Charles Baker, Labelle, Mo.), 10. Steve Adams (Humboldt, Ill.), 11. Jeff Hall (Charleston, Mo.), 12. Rick Pauley (Sumner, Ill.), 13. Rick Weitekamp (Springfield, Ill.), 14. Danny Sissom (Cape Girardeau, Mo.), 15. Josh Sissom (Cape Girardeau, Mo.), 16. Mike Jones (Marissa, Ill.), 17. Nick Macklin (Oakley, Ill.)


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ARCA Southern Illinois 100 ready to race as scheduled at DuQuoin Mile Monday

DuQUOIN, Ill. — The cars have hit the track for practice prior to the ARCA Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. With the rain dissipating in Southern Illinois, the program is on schedule, and the track looks fabulous for a great day of racing.

The breeze in the grandstands makes it even more cmortable at the scenic DuQuoin Mile. NASCAR star Ken Schrader will go for two wins today. He is the defending champ of the Southern Illinois 100, and he starts on the front row of the Bill Oldani Memorial for UMP modifieds.

Qualifying for the Southern Illinois 100 is set for 11:15 a.m. with the modified feature at noon. The Southern Illinois 100 in the ARCA Racing Series takes the green flag at 1:30 p.m.

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