From Pete Walton
Fayetteville, NC – June 19, 2010 – Sprint car veteran Sport Allen from Seffner, Florida charged past mid-race leader, Tim Perry from China Gove, North Carolina on lap twenty-two of the thirty-lap United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear Southern Thunder Biobased USA main event at Fayetteville Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Allen then led the final eight laps to victory lane in Hardy Maddox’s #82 sprint car. With the additional prize money added by Don Wilshe’s Biobased USA (farm products) company, Allen collected $2250 for his winning efforts. .
The previous night’s Carolina Speedway feature winner, Johnny Bridges from Cherryville, North Carolina brought Sue Ellen Wilshe’s Biobased USA sponsored, Roush Yates powered #07s J&J Auto Racing car home in the runner-up position after starting fourth.
The fifteen year-old rookie driver, Eric Riggins, Jr. from Charlotte, North Carolina finished in the third position Riggins who was running fifth on lap twenty-five charged past veterans Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee and Matt Linder from Hoschton, Georgia over the final five laps in his Goodyear shod, Andy Stapp wrenched Alpha Canvas #47 sprint car to re-gain the two positions after starting third in the main event.
The eight-time United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear National Champion, Terry Gray followed Riggins across the finish line in fourth place. K&N Pole Award recipient, Matt Linder from Hoschton, Georgia started from the K&N Filters Pole Position after the evening’s highest passing point’s collector, Johnny Bridges drew a four in the inversion drawing. Linder led the first ten laps of the main event before finishing fifth.
The next group was headed by female sprint hot-shoe, Morgan Turpen from Bartlett, Tennessee who finished in the sixth position. The 2008 USCS Asphalt Thunder Rookie of the Year, Adam Jackson from Timmonsville, South Carolina finished in seventh place. Joe Larkin from Suwannee, Georgia followed Jackson in the eighth position. Early race-leader, Tim Perry from China Grove, North Carolina collected ninth place pay for his efforts and 2009 USCS Southern Thunder Rookie of the Year, Brandon Rekow from Mooresville, North Carolina rounded out the top ten finishers.
Tim Perry was almost the “story of the night”. Perry, who was looking for his first-ever USCS main event win, started outside the front row and followed early race-leader Matt Linder around the fast 4/10 mile red clay oval for the first ten laps. On lap eleven, Perry charged past Linder into the lead and started to drive away from the field while setting a torrid pace while creating “The Tim Perry Show”. Eventual winner, Sport Allen ran Perry down in lapped traffic and raced past him entering turn three on lap twenty-two to grab the lead. Perry tagged Allen’s rear bumper for the next three laps before his engine expired on lap twenty-five.
Johnny Bridges won the 10-lap Engler Machine and Tool First Heat Race. Talented 15 year-old, Rookie of the Year candidate, Eric Riggins, Jr. scored his first USCS heat race victory in the Butlerbuilt Second Heat Race. Sport Allen again garnered the KSE Racing Products Hard Charger Award passing the most cars in the main event. Eric Riggins garnered the Goodyear, Rookie of Race honors.
Current Rookie of the Year point’s leader, Morgan Turpen from Bartlett, Tennessee was awarded $250 in the pre-race driver’s meeting drawing sponsored by Biobased USA. Turpen traveled the longest distance to the event from her Bartlett, Tennessee home.
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The next United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear racing event is the Hooker Hood Sprint Car Shootout honoring the legendary National Sprint Car Hall of Famer from Memphis, Tennessee. That event is on THURSDAY, July 1st at the historic Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Arkansas. For more information on that event please visit www.riverisdeinternationalspeedway.com or call 870-735-8071. For rules and info on the USCS please visit www.uscsracing.com or call 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097.
USCS results Thunder in Carolina Round 2 – Carolina Speedway 6/18/10
Goodyear Speed Dash: Johnny Bridges, Matt Linder, Terry Gray, Sport Allen, Morgan Turpen, and Eric Riggins.
Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: Johnny Bridges, Matt Linder, Sport Allen, Morgan Turpen, Adam Jackson, David Clark, Tracy Jorgenson and Darren Clark DNS
Butlerbuilt Second Heat: Eric Riggins, Jr., Tim Perry, Terry Gray, Brandon McLain, Joe Larkin and Brandon Rekow. Jake McLain – DNS and Brian Maddox – DNS,
USCS presented by Goodyear Feature Race results (30 laps)
1 – 82 Sport Allen, Seffner, FL
2 – 07 Johnny Bridges, Cherryville, NC
3 – 47 Eric Riggins, Jr., Charlotte, NC – Rookie
4 – 10 Terry Gray, Bartlett, TN 23
5 – 1X Matt Linder, Hoschton, GA
6 – 80 Morgan Turpen, Bartlett, TN – Rookie
7 – 46 Adam Jackson, Timmonsville, SC
8 – 33 Joe Larkin, Suwannee, GA NC
9 – 36 Tim Perry, China Grove, NC
10 – 69 Brandon Rekow, Mooresville, NC
11 – 21 David Clark, Huntersville, NC
12 – 21B Brandon McLain, Indian Trail, NC
13 – 12 Tracy Jorgenson, Huntersville, NC – Rookie
14 – 20 Darren Clark, Huntersville, NC
15 – 81 Brian Maddox, Brandon, FL – DNS
16 – 67 Jake McLain, Indian Trail, NC – DNS
GOODYEAR SPEED DASH WINNER: Johnny Bridges
K & N FILTERS POLE AWARD: Matt Linder
KSE Hard Charger AWARD: Sport Allen
GOODYEAR RACING TIRE YOUNG GUN OF THE RACE:
ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Eric Riggins, Jr.
JE PISTONS TOP GUNS AWARD: Sport Allen (1st place)
K&N FILTERS 3RD-PLACE AWARD: Eric Riggins, Jr.
BUTLERBUILT 4TH-PLACE AWARD: Terry Gray
Dynotech TOP FIVE AWARD: Matt Linder
LAP LEADERS: Matt Linder Laps 1-10, Tim Perry Laps 11-21, Sport Allen Laps 22-30