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March 10, 2018
Jack Sullivan Wins COMP Cams Super Dirt Series 2018 Opener
Defending Champion races to straightaway triumph in Springfield Debut
Springfield, Missouri (03/10/18 ) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil lifted the lid on Saturday evening at Jerry Hoffman’s Springfield Raceway.
Defending CCSDS Champion, Jack Sullivan surged forward from the fourth-starting spot to take the lead from B.J. Robinson halfway through the feature. Once out front, Sullivan walked away to claim his 25th career triumph by a straightaway. Ninth-starting Gavin Landers marched to a runner-up finish with Robert Baker, Jesse Stovall and Payton Looney completing the Top-5 finishers as the tour made its debut at the Missouri oval.
Tony Jackson Jr. earned the Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger Award after passing 11 cars to finish sixth. CCSDS regular for 2018, Shannon Scott was the recipient of the Henryetta Ford Hard Luck Award after mechanical issues forced him to retire from the feature on the opening lap.
Earlier in the night Raymond Merrill earned the New Vision Graphics position for the 40-lap, $3,000-to-win finale after winning a “March Madness” themed free throw competition amongst the top point earners from heat race action.
Next up for the traveling stars of the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series is an Arkansan double shot on March 23-24. For the first time since 2014 the tour returns to Harrisburg, Arkansas’ Old No. 1 Speedway (formerly Northeast Arkansas Speedway) on Friday, March 23 when a $2,000-to-win event will be contested.
One night later – on Saturday, March 24 – the tour will invade Tracey Clay’s I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas). The CCSDS will sanction the second annual Will McGary Memorial. The $3,000-to-win program will see NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin in attendance. He will sign autographs from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m before serving as the evening’s Grand Marshal.
For more information on the weekend’s events please visit www.facebook.com/oldno.1speedway/ and www.I-30Speedway.com .
The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Lucas Oil, Hoosier Racing Tires, Kuntz & Company, Larry Shaw Race Cars, Quarter Master, Allen Manufacturing, The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Lucas Oil, Hoosier Tire South, Kuntz and Co. Racing Engines, New Vision Graphics, GRT Race Cars, Larry Shaw Race Cars, Wilwood, Allen Manufacturing, Boston's Sports Bar and Restaurant, ROCKHARD Powder Coating, Woodco, Mark Martin Automotive Group, Mid-State Golf Cars, Henryetta Ford, M&M Paint and Construction, Ronald Surrett Contracting, Tommy Surrett Trucking, Beach Veterinary Services, MSR Mafia Marketing, Sampson Racing Communications, AR Bodies, Schoenfeld Headers, and Keyser Manufacturing.
For the latest information on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil, please visit www.COMPDirt.com .
COMP Cams Super Dirt Series – March 10, 2018
Springfield Raceway (Springfield, MO)
1)Jack Sullivan 2)Gavin Landers 3)Robert Baker 4)Jesse Stovall 5)Payton Looney 6)Tony Jackson Jr. 7)Raymond Merrill B.J. Robinson 9)Hunter Rasdon 10)Logan Martin 11)Austin Rettig 12)Chad Mallet 13)Robby Moore 14)David Payne 15)Don Cloyd 16)Dewayne Kiefer 17)Travis Ashley 18)Scott Crigler 19)Shannon Scott
DNS: Caeden Cornell, Jake Davis
Black Diamond Chassis Heat Race #1 Winner: Payton Looney
Allen Manufacturing Heat Race #2 Winner: Jack Sullivan
KARR Transportation Heat Race #3 Winner: Raymond Merrill
New Vision Graphics Pole Sitter: Raymond Merrill
Henryetta Ford Hard Luck Award: Shannon Scott
Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger: Tony Jackson Jr. (17th-6th)
COMP Cams Top Performer: Jack Sullivan
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