Michael Page Wins Third Southern All Star Event in a Row at Senoia Raceway
RACE RECAP: SENOIA, GA - The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by Max Fab made its first stop of the season Saturday night at the Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA. and Michael Page of Douglasville, GA., continued his dominance of the gumbo in Southern All Star action as he picked up his third win in a row in the 40 lap contest that paid $4,000 to win.
Page inherited the top spot on lap 8 when race leader 2017 Southern All Star Champion Austin Horton, and in second place four time Southern All Star Champion Clint Smith and J R Moseley were involved in a crash in turn three ending the night for the top two cars. Page then had to hold off several challenges from Riley Hickman and current Cruise with the Champions/Dirtondirt.com rookie leader Zach Leonhardi to get his 4th career series win.
Hickman with his second place finish took back the points lead, Leonhardi closed the gap on the top spot with his third place finish, Ashton Winger who won the first PPM Racing Products B Main in a photo finish with Shane Fulcher finished fourth from his 11th starting spot and David Breazeale brought home a fifth place finish from his 13th starting spot.
Matt Dooley in his first race with the series this year finished in the sixth spot, Dalton Cook also in first start this year finished seventh, Mark Page also in his first start this year came home eighth, ninth went to Joey Armistead show started 24th and tenth to Billy Franklin.
RACE TIDBITS: Riley Hickman got to the track right at qualifying as his hauler had problems on the trip he thanked Jeff Smith of Georgia for helping him get to the track.
Former Southern All Star competitor Tristan Sealy made his first appearance with the series in over a year,
Front runners Travis Pennington, Mason Massey and Ricky Williams all retired early.
Also first time starts with the series this year Thomas Mewborn, Glenn Morris, Dustin Elliott, and Dusty Jones.
Car Count: 28
SUNOCO RACE FUELS GROUP QUALIFYING: Group A: Austin Horton 15.223 Group B Clint Smith 15.341
Knowles Race Parts Fast Qualifier: Austin Horton
PPM Race Products B Mains: Ashton Winger; Ricky Williams
AR Bodies Last Car Lead Lap: Thomas Mewborn
COR Suspensions 10th Place Finisher: Billy Franklin
36 Racing & Fabrication Hard Charger: Joey Armistead
BrakeOMeter 4th Place Finisher Award: Ashton Winger
Rugged Radios Communications Award: Michael Page
Results Pending Tire Test: 1.Michael Page; 2.Riley Hickman; 3.Zach Leonhardi; 4.Ashton Winger; 5.David Breazeale; 6.Matt Dooley; 7.Dalton Cook; 8.Mark Page; 9.Joey Armistead; 10.Billy Franklin; 11.Shane Fulcher; 12.Thomas Mewborn; 13.Glenn Morris; 14.Tristan Sealy; 15.Dustin Elliott; 16.Andrew Littleton; 17.J R Moseley; 18.Dusty Jones; 19.Mason Massey;; 20.Ricky Williams; 21.Travis Pennington; 22.Mark Dodson; 23.Austin Horton; 24.Clint Smith
DNS: Chaz Haskins; Jamie Carr; Joseph Brown
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2019 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS PRESENTED BY MAXFAB: 1.Riley Hickman 508; 2.David Breazeale 506; 3.Zach Leonhardi 502; 4.Billy Franklin 440; 5.Andrew Littleton 332; 6.Mark Dodson 300; 7.Jay Scott 294; 8.Neil Baggett 282; 9.Ashton Winger 282; 10.Michael Page 278
2019 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Zach Leonhardi 166; 2.Billy Franklin 160; 3.Andrew Littleton 154; 4.J R Moseley 94; 5.Austin Arnold 91 .
2019 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Brad Skinner 35;
UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:
May 31st –Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$3,000
June 1st –Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$6,000
June 7th-Oglethorpe Speedway-Pooler, GA-$4,000
2019 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Sponsors:
*Hoosier Racing Tire “The Official Race Tire” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
*Patriot Sports “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
*Sunoco Race Fuel “The Official Racing Fuel” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
*MaxFab Presenting Sponsor, Rugged Radios Official Communications of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series
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