Ron Eaton Wins NASCAR Featherlite Opener
Jan. 15, 1996
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) _ Ron Eaton passed Craig Raudman with 46 laps remaining and won the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour 150 at Tucson Raceway Park on Sunday.
Eaton, driving a Chevrolet, won the race after posting the top qualifying time. Raudman eventually finished a lap down in seventh place.
Roger Avants brought his Chevrolet home second after starting 25th. Lance Hooper was third in a Pontiac, followed by Bryan Germone in a Chevrolet and Chris Trickle in another Chevrolet.
The Tucson race was the season opener for the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour. The second race of the season will be Sunday, Feb. 4 at Phoenix International Raceway.