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Tim Crawley captures O'Reilly USCS Speed Week Round #6 at Camden Speedway

Tim Crawley captures O'Reilly USCS Speed Week Round #6 at Camden Speedway

Camden, Tennessee - Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas made a lap-two pass for the lead around Jason Johnson from Eunice, Louisiana then drove off with the victory in the 25-lap O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Speedweek 2007 Round Six "Clash at Camden" event at Camden Speedway in Camden, Tennessee.

Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas won the O'Reilly USCS Speedweek Round #6 at Camden Speedway in Camden, Tennessee in Mike Ward's #88, (USCS photo by P. Walton)

Jason Johnson started on the pole and lead the first lap before Crawley raced by and literally checked out in Mike Ward's #88.. Johnson held onto the runner-up spot until the previous night's winner, And Speed Week 2007 points leader, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee who started ninth sped by into the runner-up spot. Past O'Reilly USCS Champion Marshall Skinner from West Memphis, Arkansas made a last lap pass on the fading Johnson to finish in the third spot while Jason Johnson finished fourth. The race's top hoosier tire young Gun, Danny Martin, Jr. from Sarasota, Florida rounded out the top five.

The evening's Lucas Oil power Dash winner, Raymond Stull from Coldwater, Mississippi, headed the next five cars in sixth place. The series 2006 Rookie of the Year, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas had another solid performance in seventh. An outstanding driving performance by eighteen-year- old second generation driver Brad Bowden from Hernando, Mississippi netted him the eighth position after starting fifteenth. Another talented teenager, eighteen-year-old Don Young from Bartlett, Tennessee was ninth and nineteen year-old, 2004 O'Reilly USCS top Rookie R.J. Johnson from Tampa, Florida rounded out the top ten.

Jason Johnson won the Engler Machine and Tool First Heat Race. Lee Sowell started sixth and then won the Butlerbuilt Second Heat Race. Tim Crawley captured the JE Pistons Third Heat Race. Terry Gray garnered the events Huggins Cams Hard Charger award for his charge from 9th place into the runner-up spot. Brad Bowden passed the same amount of cars after starting deeper in the field in fifteenth.

Chris Williams was recognized as the Robison Racing Products Rookie of the Race. Danny Martin, Jr. was recognized as the Hoosier Tire Young Gun of the Race, which is awarded to the top-finishing driver under twenty-five years old. Jason Johnson snagged the K&N Filters Pole Award. The JE Pistons Top Gun Award went to the winner Terry Gray.

The races only caution was for Lee Sowell's spin and contact with the wall in turn two on lap twelve. While under caution for that incident, the race had to be red flagged for a serious non-racing related accident involving a track official on an ATV.

The next O'Reilly USCS National points event and O'Reilly USCS Mid-South Thunder points event is the Speedweek 2007 finale in the "Columbus Clash" at Columbus Speedway in Columbus, MS on Saturday night June 2nd.

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