Carrier Carries the Mail in K-C "Night the
Stars Come Out"
By Scott Wolfe
CHILLICOTHE, Oh. - July 3. A trio of big name racers brought home the big-name bucks in the 17th annual "Night
The Stars Come Out" at Schrader's K-C Raceway. Eddie Carrier, Jr. raced from eighth to first to claim a $5,000
holiday weekend win.
Dash winner Rod Conley and Duane Chamberlain paced the front row to the stripe for the start of 50 hard-fought
laps and just two cautions would delay the action. Conley got the jump and led the first 15 laps. For several laps
it was a family affair of Rod Conley, R.J. Conley and family patriarch Delmas Conley going 1-2-3, but Matt Miller
led the next 21 circuits of the event.
Ben Adkins had a good run going into the top five as Rod Conley started to fade. R.J. Conley gave chase to
Miller, who at several junctures had separated himself from the rest of the field. Carrier moved into second behind
Miller on lap 40, but Miller appeared to have the stack of $5,000 a new Rocket Chassis well within reach.
Chad Smith and another car brought out the caution on lap 44 and the complexion of the race soon changed.
Carrier nosed under Miller on the start and for two laps the duo thrashed for common turf. Carrier finally made the
race-winning pass on lap 47, then held on for the big win.
In addition to the cash, Carrier brought home a Rocket Chassis and a starting berth in the Dirt Track World
Championship at West Virginia Motor Speedway. Carrier said, "Any time you win it is great, but the Rocket Chassis
and DTWC start make it more rewarding. Everyone was fast to night and things just fell into place for us to bring
home the win."
July 3 - K-C Raceway "Night the Stars Came Out"
1) Eddie Carrier, Jr., 2) Matt Miller, 3) R.J. Conley, 4) Keith
Berner, 5) Ben Adkins, 6) Wayne Chinn, 7) Mark Frazier, 8) Delmas Conley, 9) Rick Combs, 10) Rod
Conley, 11) Duane Chamberlain, 12) Andy Bond, 13) Barry Doss, 14) Billy Gullion, 15) Kevin Wagner, 16)
Chad Smith, 17) Scott Wolfe, 18) Jeff Houser, 19) Carri Mason, 20) Greggie Oliver
Fast Time (20 entries) Ben Adkins (14.176); Heat winners: Berner, Carrier; B-Main winner: Wagner.