Shannon Babb wins Fed Ex 50!

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Shannon Babb

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Pontoon Beach, IL (September 22, 2007) Shannon Babb of Mowequa, Illinois tasted victory for the first time in new Bob Pierce Race Cars chassis late model during the Fed Ex 50 at Tri-City Speedway. Babb started on the pole for the main event with Lebanon, Illinois' Billy Faust on the outside of the front row. At the drop of the green flag, it was Billy Faust jumping out front and pacing the field at a blistering pace. Shannon Babb gave chase, dropping back as far as ten car lengths in the early stages of the 50 lap event. As the leaders raced into lapped traffic, Shannon Babb closed in on Billy Faust for the lead. On lap fifteen, Shannon Babb found an opening and swept passed Billy Faust and into the lead. Shannon Babb set a scorching pace as he went on to lap all but ten cars on the 3/8 mile surface. Billy Faust never lost site of the leader and made it interesting in the closing laps as they raced through the lapped cars. However, Shannon Babb proved too tough and claimed the $10,000 top prize in the Fed Ex 50. Billy Faust would earn second with Billy Moyer fininshing third. Rodney Melvin would race to a fourth place finish with Randy Korte completing the top five.

Tri-City Speedway–Pontoon Beach, IL – 9/22/2007

Late Models–32 Cars
Time Trials
1 18 SHANNON BABB – 15.868
2 71 DON O'NEAL
3 67 MARK OLLER (*C)
4 92m MARK FAUST (*L)
5 92b BILLY FAUST (*L)
6 3L MATT TAYLOR
7 64 RYAN DAUBER
8 21 BILLY MOYER
9 4s STEVEN UNTERBRINK
10 33 TIM MANVILLE
11 c7 RANDY KORTE
12 78 CHAD ZOBRIST
13 6k MICHAEL KLOOS (*L)
14 88 TERRY BABB
15 27 RODNEY MELVIN
16 13 DEWAYNE KIEFER
17 11z BRYAN COLLINS (*L)
18 25M FRANKIE MARTIN
19 7 RICH LAWSON
20 14u BRUCE UNTERBRINK (*L)
21 15 CHRIS FETTER (*L)
22 F16 SCOTT FORD
23 24 DICK TAYLOR
24 99 CHIP MORGAN (*L)
25 14 REID MILLARD (*L)
26 11D BRIAN DIVELEY
27 38L RYAN LITTLE
28 1HR RON MCQUERRY
29 70 BILL WILLIAMSON (*L)
30 27S MIKE SCHULTE
31 27 STEVE ELLISON
32 12 RICK STANDRIDGE

Late Models : Heat 01
1 18 SHANNON BABB
2 92m MARK FAUST (*L)
3 64 RYAN DAUBER
4 13 DEWAYNE KIEFER
5 6k MICHAEL KLOOS (*L)
6 7 RICH LAWSON
7 F16 SCOTT FORD
8 14 REID MILLARD (*L)
9 1HR RON MCQUERRY
10 33 TIM MANVILLE

Late Models : Heat 02
1 92b BILLY FAUST (*L)
2 71 DON O'NEAL
3 21 BILLY MOYER
4 c7 RANDY KORTE
5 11z BRYAN COLLINS (*L)
6 88 TERRY BABB
7 11D BRIAN DIVELEY
8 24 DICK TAYLOR
9 14u BRUCE UNTERBRINK (*L)
10 70 BILL WILLIAMSON (*L)

Late Models : Heat 03
1 27 RODNEY MELVIN
2 67 MARK OLLER (*C)
3 78 CHAD ZOBRIST
4 15 CHRIS FETTER (*L)
5 38L RYAN LITTLE
6 25M FRANKIE MARTIN
7 4s STEVEN UNTERBRINK
8 3L MATT TAYLOR
9 99 CHIP MORGAN (*L)

Late Models : B-Main 01
1 11D BRIAN DIVELEY
2 27s MIKE SCHULTE
3 4s STEVEN UNTERBRINK
4 14 REID MILLARD (*L)
5 24 DICK TAYLOR
6 3L MATT TAYLOR
7 27 STEVE ELLISON
8 F16 SCOTT FORD
9 14u BRUCE UNTERBRINK (*L)
10 12 RICK STANDRIDGE
11 1HR RON MCQUERRY
12 99 CHIP MORGAN (*L)
13 33 TIM MANVILLE
14 70 BILL WILLIAMSON (*L)

Late Models : A-Main
1 18 SHANNON BABB
2 92b BILLY FAUST (*L)
3 21 BILLY MOYER
4 27 RODNEY MELVIN
5 c7 RANDY KORTE
6 11z BRYAN COLLINS (*L)
7 71 DON O'NEAL
8 67 MARK OLLER (*C)
9 13 DEWAYNE KIEFER
10 92m MARK FAUST (*L)
11 25M FRANKIE MARTIN
12 27s MIKE SCHULTE
13 64 RYAN DAUBER
14 11D BRIAN DIVELEY
15 78 CHAD ZOBRIST
16 7 RICH LAWSON
17 3L MATT TAYLOR
18 38L RYAN LITTLE
19 88 TERRY BABB
20 4s STEVEN UNTERBRINK
21 15 CHRIS FETTER (*L)
22 14 REID MILLARD (*L)
23 70 BILL WILLIAMSON (*L)
24 6k MICHAEL KLOOS (*L)

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