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Greenville, Mississippi (09/03/17) – Garrett Alberson survived a caution-plagued finale at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on Sunday night to claim his first COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil victory of 2017.
New Mexico’s Garrett Alberson picked up $2,500 at the gumbo oval, after overtaking teammate and early leader, Chandler Petty. It was his second-career win with the tour.
The finale was slowed by 10 cautions.
Midwest Sheet Metal Marked Man Jack Sullivan finished in the runner-up spot, while Jack Sullivan, Jon Mitchell, Mike Palasini Jr., and Hunter Rasdon completed the Top 5.
Chandler Petty was the recipient of the Henryetta Ford Hard Luck Award. He led the first four circuits before beginning to fade with mechanical issues. He ultimately retired from the feature.
Dean Carpenter received the Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger Award for advancing from 18th to 6th.
The tour now takes a one-week break before sanctioning the inaugural Jim Kuntz Classic at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas) on Saturday, September 16. The event, which will salute the legendary engine builder has seen money added to the event by former racers, Dewaine Hottinger and Jon Kirby. The finale will pay $3,000-to-win and $500-to-start. Additional money has been added throughout the field. The fun doesn’t stop there as five different fans will also receive $100 each. For more information on the facility, please visit www.I-30Speedway.com .
The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Lucas Oil, Hoosier Racing Tires, Larry Shaw Race Cars, New Vision Graphics, Black Diamond Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Beene Oil Co., KARR Transportation Incorporated, Big Air, Quarter Master, Allen Manufacturing, Mid State Golf Cars, ROCKHARD Powder Coating, Mark Martin Automotive Group, Mark Martin Powersports, Henryetta Ford, Central Arkansas Pest Services, Beach Veterinary Services, Racing Head Service, McClain Custom Cabinets, P&W Sales, Schoenfeld Headers, and MSR Mafia Marketing Services.
For the latest information on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil, please visit www.COMPDirt.com .
COMP Cams Super Dirt Series – September 3, 2017
Fast Qualifier: Chandler Petty (14.797 seconds)
Black Diamond Chassis Heat Race #1 Winner: Jon Mitchell
Allen Manufacturing Heat Race #2 Winner: Chandler Petty
KARR Transportation Heat Race #3 Winner: Garrett Alberson
New Vision Graphics Pole Sitter: Jon Mitchell
Henryetta Ford Hard Luck Award: Chandler Petty
Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger: Dean Carpenter (18th-6th)
COMP Cams Top Performer: Garrett Alberson
Leaders: Chandler Petty (1-4), Garrett Alberson (5-35)
Red Flags: 0