Western Series Opener (cont’d)
Thursday, October 28, 2004 G2R2 (Sportsman)
Jeff Kaiser made up for his less-than-stellar Saturday effort with a flag-to-flagger on Sunday, one-and-a-half seconds ahead of Theobald, who in turn was about a half-second in front of Gregory. The first lap was pretty darn exciting, with Cheadle, Rock, Roberts and Sarena Traver all having four-offs. When all four of them properly came in for their checks — all at the same time — it was a convincing enough site picture for Adman ”He’s Not an Adman” Mehmad to follow them into the pits! Of the Four-Offers, Roberts recovered best, taking fifth just ahead of Rock in sixth and just behind Wayne Williams in fourth.
Yankees & Astros Memorial
On Saturday, everybody’s good behavior was rewarded with 16-lap Memorial. Government Grant Ryley started seventh, with Nonrad alongside. By the start of the second lap, Nonrad Griswold was fourth and Black Jack Ryley (yep, in the space of one weekend, Ryley went from having no nicknames to having two!) fifth. Next lap, Black Jack awarded himself third, then took second a lap later, at the same time Nonrad was snagging third. On lap six they both got around leader Tim Traver, and that’s how they finished: Government Grant, Nonrad, Traver.
Photos by D.G. & K.D.
To all the drivers, thanks for a good weekend, and for recognizing the efforts to make our Series show an even better experience for everyone. We hope to see all of you Guys & Gals at Laguna the third week of November!