Young gun Nick Drake from Concord, North Carolina led the next group of drivers in sixth place. The 2017 USCS National Rookie of the Year driver, 18-year-old, Brandon Taylor from Cumming, Georgia is the driver who will have the shortest haul to the track. The exotic USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars weight only 1300 pounds with 700 horsepower engines. 52-Cody Karl Heat 4 - Schoenfeld Headers (8 Laps) 1.
The 2017 USCS Rookie of the Year, Brandon Taylor finished in the seventh position, followed by, Justin Barger from Montrose, New York in eighth place. 17-Bobby Komisarski USCS Hoosier Racing Tire Speed Dash (6 Laps) 1. Taylor hopes to capitalize on previous efforts in the 600 Sprint Car Series mini sprint division he had at Dixie Speedway. Those two elements in addition to a huge 25 square foot top wing and seventeen-inch wide specially designed Hoosier rear race tires combine to make them the fastest cars ever to compete at the one-third mile oval.
In the evenings preliminary action, Terry Gray kicked off the nights USCS sprint car action by winning the 6-lap USCS Hoosier Tire Speed Dash. Additionally, Scott Hunter from Concord, North Carolina who was the 2017 USCS Southern Thunder Tour regional series Rookie of the Year, is entered and as well. The sprint car racing action will include test and tune hot laps followed by the evening's first sprint car race, the Hoosier Tire USCS Speed Dash that showcases the top six cars from the previous USCS main event in an edge-of-your-seat six-lap shootout.
Mallett kicked off his good fortunes with a win in the 8-lap Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. 29b-Johnny Bridges Butlerbuilt Third Heat (8 Laps) 1. Lee Moore from Tuscaloosa, Alabama who was the 2007 USCS Southern Thunder Rookie of the Year is expected as well. The dash will be followed by a series of qualifying heat races for te sprint cars.
USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars headline Joe and Jim Summer Sprint Classic double-header on July 20th at Carolina Speedway and July 21st at Lancaster Speedway Atlanta, GA - July 17, 2018 - After a successful weekend event at Dixie Speedway near Atlanta, Georgia last weekend, the United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters 22nd annual Outlaw Thunder Tour rocks on this coming weekend as the headliners of the 5th annual Joe and Jim Mc Lain Summer Sprint Classic double-header.
Both nights are set for competition at two speedways in the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area less than one hour apart. 33-Joe Larkin, Suwanee, GA USCS Sprint Car Series Race Awards for 7/14/18: Hoosier Tire Speed Dash: Terry Gray Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: Jordon Mallett Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat: Justin Barger Butlerbuilt Third Heat: Terry Gray K&N Filters Pole Award: Morgan Turpen JE Pistons Top Guns Award: (2nd place) Morgan Turpen K&N Filters Podium (3rd place) Award: Eric Riggins, Jr.
Entries from seven or more states are expected for both nights that include drivers from as far away as Arkansas and Florida. The event also has new significance as the speedway has been selected to host the 10th Annual Randy Helton Memorial Race presented by Fire Ade on Saturday night.
Each event pays over 00 to the winner with over 00 possible for a sweep of the main event on both nights. The race is the only USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint car event scheduled at Dixie Speedway during the 2018 season.
Brian Thomas from Pendergrass, Georgia followed Barger in ninth place. Taylor was the winner of the mini sprint portion of the Dixie Sprint Car Nationals the last time the USCS mini sprint division appeared with the sprint cars at the famed Woodstock, Georgia tri-oval in 2016. 01-Shane Morgan Fire Ade 2000 A-Main - (25 Laps) 1. The USCS outlaw sprint cars are expected to reach speeds near 120 miles per hour around the track known as the Bullring.
Kyle Amerson from Montgomery, Alabama rounded out the top ten drivers from the nineteen- car starting field. Several past National and regional USCS Rookie of the Year drivers are entered include the 2012 USCS National Rookie of the Year, Jeff Willingham from Ripley, Mississippi, who is fourth in the current 2018 USCS National standings and Jake Mc Lain, who was the 2009 USCS Southern Thunder Tour regional series Rookie of the Year are both entered. An action packed USCS presented by K&N Filters sprint car racing program awaits fans on Friday night.
Those include: K&N Filters, Engler Machine and Tool, Fire Ade, Arizona Sport Shirts, Butlerbuilt, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotect Racing Cells, DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends. For updated schedules, rules and more for the United Sprint Car Series, please visit 72K-Rick Kahler Heat 2 Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat (8 Laps) 1. She also captured two regional series crown in 2017 as well. Other expected top entries include the defending USCS National Champion and current series points leader Jordon Mallett from Greenbrier, Arkansas who won six main events during his 2017 title run.
PRO Shocks, KSE Racing Products, DHR Suspensions, Schoenfeld Headers, Bell Helmets, DSR Fuel Systems, Brown and Miller Racing and the great people at Hero Graphics. If you still have questions please call 770-865-6097. Mallett is on track to beat that total with four trips tp the Additionally, 11-time USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour National Champion, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee.