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SOUTHERN ALL STAR RACING SERIES
(SUPER LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES)
Jason Smith Sweeps SAS Action At TST; Wins Super Late Model Event
TALLADEGA, ALJason Smith of Laurel, MS has found it! Not sure what that is, but he has now won five out of the last five races he has entered including an unheard of sweep at TST by winning Friday and Saturday night's Southern All Star events.
Before a record, standing room only crowd, Smith in his GRT Monte Carlowould once again set fast time over a pungent field of 63 Southern All Star Super Late Models with a fast lap of 15.12 on the 3/10 mile clay banked oval.
The main event would provide two and three wide racing. The track was as good as it gets. Drivers were racing from top to bottom as the track rubbered up across the entire racing surface. The wild feature would be slowed by only two cautions during the 28 minute main event. Smith would go flag to flag in the 50 lap main event but had tohold off a relentless John Jones for the final 14 laps as the two got it on, along with Mark Mears in his second outing in a brand new Rayburn. Smith would cross the line with Rock Springs, GA product "Jumpin' John Jones hot on Smith's heels closely followed by Southern Star 1998 Rookie of the Year Mark Mears. James Cline finished fourth in the Stinger car which he had previously driven out of the Bo Shirley stable and SAS points leader Jamie Perry came in fifth while fighting an ill running engine.
Rounding out the top ten were Bo Shirley of gasden, AL, , Duayne Hommel of Newport, TN, from the B-Main, Tony Stewart after qualfying his GRT 14th in the 63 car field and working the hub like a mad man, birthday boy Greg Skinner, and North Carolina's Jeff Smith after slipping back after a 6th place qualfying run.
Tony Stewart ran a hard race. Drove very well as he was in three wide traffic early in the race and then moved to the bottom of the track and carried the left front off the bottom as he worked traffic and was competitive all night long. .
The Next Southern All Stars Super Late Model event will be at Saturday & Sunday November 13th & 14th at the Thunder Valley Speedway in Lawndale, NC, a 100 lap $10,000 to win.
For more information contact the Southern All Stars at (256)539-4484.
OFFICIAL FINISH SUPER LATE MODELS TST:1-Jason Smith; 2-John Jones; 3-Mark Mears; 4-James Cline; 5-Jamie Perry; 6-Bo Shirley; 7-Duayne Hommel; 8-Tony Stewart; 9-Greg Skinner; 10-Jeff Smith; 11-Ted Lackey; 12-Mike Head; 13-Phil Coltrane; 14-Tim Roszell; 15-Freddie Lee; 16-Jimmy Hiett; 17-Jeff Walker; 18-Stan Amacher; 19-Wren Turner; 20-Rick Rogers; 21-Kelly Hanvey; 22-Stacy Holmes; 23-Carnell Parker; 24-Greg Knight
SAS SUPER LATE MODEL POINTS STANDINGS:1.Jamie Perry 1720; 2.Jeff Smith 1700; 3.Mike Head 1578: 4.Duayne Hommel 1544; 5.Stan Amacher 1356; 6.Tim Roszell 1104; 7.Mark Mears 920; 8.Carnell Parker 880; 9.Randle Chupp 700; 10.Rex Richey 652
UPCOMING SAS RACING SERIES EVENTS: (SUPER DIRT LATE MODEL)
NOVEMBER 13-14--NEW THUNDER VALLEY SPEEDWAY--LAWNDALE, NC--100 LAP 10,000 TO WIN
NOVEMBER 19-20--CLEVELAND SPEEDWAY--CLEVELAND, TN--100 LAP $5,000 TO WIN
NOVEMBER 26-27--WAYCROSS MOTOR SPEEDWAY--WAYCROSS, GA--75 LAP $6,000 TO WIN
Southern All Star Racing Series
1300 Meridian St Late Model Dirt
Huntsville, AL 35801 Late Model Bandit
(256)539-4484 FAX(256)539-9492 SAS Modifieds