Poplar Bluff, MO – March 22, 2014 – Jerod Roller from Hernando, Mississippi started from the K&N Filters Pole Position , then raced to a hard-fought United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters career-third win in the winged sprint car portion of the 7th Annual “Bootheel 200” Weekend of Speed at Poplar Bluff Speedway on Saturday night. Roller held of third starting two-time All Star Circuit of Champions titlist and Midwest top gun Greg Wilson from Benton Ridge, Ohio chased the 2010 USCS Mid South Thunder regional series Rookie of the Year the entire distance to the www.rockauto.com USCS victory lane. Roller prevailed att he finish over Wilson, Anthony Nicholson from Bartlett, Tennessee, ten-time series Champion, Terry Gray also from Bartlett, Tennessee and 2013 USCS National Sprint Car Champion and twice 2014 USCS feature winner, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas who completed the top five finishers.
Another past Rookie of the Year (2010 National) and the only female in the field, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee finished ahead of the next group of drivers in sixth place. Kyle Bellm from Nixa, Missouri finished in the seventh position. Former series Chanmpion, Eddie Gallagher from Olive Branch, Mississippi followed in eighth place. The evening’s Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award recipient, Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas started last and charged to ninth place att he finish followed by fourteen year-old 2013 USCS Mid South regional series Rookie of the Year, Taylor Tidmore from Hernando, Mississippi who completed the top ten drivers.
Tim Crawley won the 6 cars, 6 laps Hoosier Tire Speed Dash. Derek Hagar won the Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. Terry Gray then won the Butlerbuilt Second Heat. Tim Crawley advanced the most positions in the 25-lap main event to earn the Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award.
The next USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint car event will the two-day 3rd Annual Toccoa Tangle at Toccoa Speedway in Toccoa, Georgia on Friday and Saturday, March 28th and 19th. The event includes the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged minisprints plus Late model and Stock Car Racing each night.
For rules, updated schedules and other info on the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour 2014 and 18th annual National tour please visit www.uscsracing.com or call the series office at 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097.
USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour results at Poplar Bluff Speedway on Saturday, March, 22, 2014:
Hoosier Speed Dash Race Results: #88 Tim Crawley, #16 Anthony Nicholson, #10 Terry Gray, #9JR Derek Hager, #10M Morgan Turpen and #12 Dalton Davis.
Engler Machine and Tool Heat #1 Race Results: , #9JR Derek Hager, #16 Anthony Nicholson, # w 20 Greg Wilson, #7d Dylan DeJournett, 1x Eddie Gallagher, #27 Curt Terrell, #28 Jeff Willingham, #25 Ray Bugg and #88 Tim Crawley.
Butlerbuilt Heat #2 Race Results: #10 Terry Grey, #10M Morgan Turpen, #5 Jerod Roller, #14k Kyle Bellm, #3B Brad Greer, #12m Greg Merritt, #13T Taylor Tidmore, 17m Joey Moughan. And #61 Cody Howrd.
USCS presented by K&N Filters Feature Race Results (30-laps) Poplar Bluff Speedway on 3/22/14
01. #5 Jerod Roller, Hernando, MS
02. #w20 Greg Wilson, Benton Ridge, OH
03. #16 Anthony Nicholson, Bartlett, TN
04. #10 Terry Gray, Bartlett, TN
05. #9JR Derek Hager, Marion AR
06. #10M Morgan Turpen, Cordova, TN
07. #14m Kyle Bellm, Nixon, MO
08. #1x Eddie Gallagher, Olive Branch, MS
09. #88 Tim Crawley, Benton AR
10. #13T Taylor Tidmore, Hernando, MS
11. #3B Brad Greer, Coulterville, IL
12. #28 Jeff Willingham, Ripley, MS
13. #61 Cody Howard, Nesbit, MS
14. #12m Greg Merritt, Nesbit, MS
15. #17m Joey Moughan, Springfield, IL
16. #7d Dylan DeJournett, Essex, MO
17. #25 Ray Bugg, Iuka, MS
18. #27 Curt Terrell, Bartlett, TN
19. #12 Dalton Davis, Millington, TN – DNS
USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters Race Awards:
Hoosier USCS Sprint Speed Dash: #88 Tim Crawley
Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: #9Jr. Derek Hagar
Butlerbuilt Second Heat Award: #10 Terry Gray
K&N Filters Pole Award: #5 Jerod Roller
JE Pistons Top Guns Award: #16 Anthony Nicholson
K&N Filters Podium (3rd place) Award: #16 Anthony Nicholson
Wilwood Disc Brakes Hardcharger Award: #88 Tim Crawley
Keizer Aluminum Wheels Top Five Award: #9Jr. Derek Hagar
Saldana Racing Products Super Sixth Award: #88 Tim Crawley
DMI/Bulldog rear Ends top Ten Award: #13T Taylor Tidmore
The United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters would like to gratefully thank its sponsoring partners for their involvement in the 2014 and 18th anniversary USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour: K&N Filters, www.rockauto.com, Engler Machine and Tool, Butlerbuilt, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Aero Race Wheels, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotect Racing Cells, DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends. KSE Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, DSR Fuel Systems, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions and Safety-Kleen.