Tri-State Speedway News & Publicity


Posted September 5, 2016

     Haubstadt, IN - September 4, 2016 -  The “Labor Day Weekend
Challenge” at Tri-State Speedway provided an exciting feature event
for the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series.  The dirt flew for 30
laps and so did the competitors.  The leaders were fast and cars
coming up through the 21 car starting field were also very quick.

     C. J. Leary started on the pole but Chase Stockon would lead the
first three laps.  Chris Malone was already on the move and took the
lead on lap four.  He had started in the fifth row and was now
looking to stretch his lead over Stockon.  Another driver also had
his sights set on a win!  Kyle Cummins grabbed the lead at the
halfway point.  Cummins had control and the $3,000 first prize would
be his.

     During the post race interviews Cummins was both confident and
thankful.  “Unbelievable!  I knew that once I got out in front a bit
that I could go top, middle, or bottom.  The crew gave me a very good
car.  That made it easy for me tonight!”  Cummin’s Rock Steady Racing
entry is owned by Hank Byram, and sponsored by Greenwell Auto Body
and Tim Mason ReMax.

     Chris “Critter” Malone was happy with his second place finish.  “The
car began having bad vibrations.  After Kyle went by I knew that I
could not catch him now.  It is nice to be back in front!”  Donny
Brackett moved into contention and collected a strong third place
finish.  Donny added a “thank you” to the fans.  “You being here is
the reason we do it!”  Fans watched three of the best racing with
MSCS take podium finishes!

       Carson Short came from deeper in the pack to finish fourth.  His
run from 14th to 4th earned him the Keizer Aluminum Wheels Hard
Charger of the Race Award.  Justin Grant was a fixture in the top
five for the distance and finished fifth.

     The second five included Tyler Hewitt, C.J. Leary, Brady Short, Chase
Stockon, and Zach Daum.  Dakota Jackson received the Wilwood Tuff
Brakes Award in finishing eleventh.  The pace of the feature was
interrupted just 3 times.  The one red flag was displayed when Hunter
O’Neal’s car turned over in turn two.  Jadon Roger’s was also
involved but able to restart and finish the race.   There was a
yellow flag late in the event which brought about a green, white,
checker restart.  The excitement was compounded when a yellow flag
came out after the dual checkers had been displayed to end the race.

     The three MSCS heat races were quick 10 lap victories for C.J. Leary,
Chase Stockon, and fast qualifier Max McGhee.  Hunter O’Neal drove
the Waltz sprinter to a win in the B Main.  With 15 cars already
having transferred to the A,  fourteen drivers were competing for the
final 5 feature starting spots.  Only Brandon Mattox failed to answer
the horn.  A broken drive shaft in the first heat race ended his
night early.  Jared Chastain would take a provisional and join the
starting field.

     The next MSCS race is the biggest paying race of the year for the
series.  The Haubstadt Hustler is scheduled for Saturday September
17th at the Tri-State Speedway.  This will be a MSCS-USAC
co-sanctioned event.  It pays $10,000 to win!

     Sunday night’s event was a big triple header.  Two other divisions of
race cars were in competition along with an opening ceremony
presenting the vintage race cars.  The MOWA winged sprinters were
added to the program to provide that series with a rain make-up date.
 Hunter Schuerenberg of Sikeston, MO, won the 25 lap feature.  Chase
Stockon was second. Kody Kinser, Zach Daum, and Parker Price-Miller
rounded out the top five.  Schuerenberg, Daum, and A.J. Bruns won the
3 heat races.  Mike Terry Jr. prevailed in the MOWA B-Main.

     Four sprint car drivers ran with both MSCS and MOWA.  Their best
feature finishes were as follows:  Chase Stockon - 2nd MOWA, Carson
Short - 4th MSCS, Zach Daum -4th MOWA, and Joe B. Miller 10th MOWA

     The final feature of the night featured the UMP Open Wheel Modifieds.
 Stan Beadles of Owensville, IN, won the 25 lap feature.  Beadles led
throughout the event.  He had a perfect night in also winning his
heat race.  Fast qualifier Zach Fair was second in the feature.  Heat
winners Matt Lane and  Dustin Beck were third and fourth.  Larry
Anderson was fifth in an event filled with caution periods and the
action that caused them.  The modifieds will also be on the racing
card on September 17th.

Provided as News and Information for Tri-State Speedway.



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