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Hoosier Hundred Is Rich In Racing History

1990 HULMAN: Rain forced three-day postponement and the afternoon race was won by Jack Hewitt after Eric Gordon lost an oil pump.

1990 HOOSIER: Andy Hillenburg shreds a tire on lap 97 after leading 96 miles and Gary Hieber races to his first victory lane! Jack Hewitt involved in first- lap accident, restarts, then suffers minor burns when car catches fire on lap 21.

1991 HULMAN: Huge crowd watches Jeff Gordon take the checkered flag.

1991 HOOSIER: Jack Hewitt blows an engine on lap 19 and Jeff Swindell ends up in victory lane. Four drivers flip but none injured.
1992 HULMAN Lealand McSpadden leads all 100 miles from the pole starting spot.

1992 HOOSIER: Ron Shuman rakes in a record $23,950 after escaping a last-lap tangle with Steve Butler to win! Four red flags flew and USAC Steward Carl McCormick was fatally injured following a lap-37 accident.

1993 HULMAN: Steve Butler leads the final 32 laps to win. Ronnie Burke suffers a concussion in a flip.

1993 HOOSIER: Jeff Swindell leads all 100 miles for the victory. George Snider’s 101st series start breaks Larry Rice’s record of 100.

1994 HULMAN: Jimmy Sills passes Randy Tolsma on lap two and leads the rest of the way to win!

1994 HOOSIER: Jimmy Sills passes Randy Tolsma on lap 83 and goes on to win. Mike Bliss and George Snider escaped “double flip” on lap four.

1995 HULMAN: Dave Darland holds off determined bids from Chuck Gurney and Robby Flock to win. Jack Hewitt wins semi then comes on to challenge for the win but a tangle with Jimmy Sills and Kevin Huntley ends his bid.

1995 HOOSIER: Johnny Parsons surprises with pole start, but Dave Darland catches Chuck Gurney on lap 51 and leads the rest of the way.

1996: Dave Darland passes Chuck Gurney on lap 98 and scores third straight Fairgrounds win after George Snider’s race-winning car fails post-race technical inspection! Race, which for historical purposes is included in Hoosier Hundred lore since second race at the track was canceled, was delayed one day by rain.

1997: Chuck Leary shocks most everyone with lap 81 pass of Chuck Gurney and goes on to post first series victory! No injuries despite four flips.

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