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Bryant Marsh Tops North Alabama Speedway Action
“This new Trak-Star Race Car has been really good since we got it back a few months ago, and it feels great to finally put it in Victory Lane,” Marsh said. “It made it really special to have my whole family there with me to enjoy the win.”
On Saturday night Bryant Marsh traveled to North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Alabama) for a pair of NeSmith Crate Late Model sanctioned features.
Bringing home his first win of the season in the first A-Main, Marsh topped Todd Robinson, Marcus Minga, Dustin Harris, and Joe Mike at the finish line to pick up the $1,000 paycheck.
In the second A-Main, Bryant landed a 4th-place finish, trailing Todd Robinson, Dustin Harris, and Marcus Minga across the finish line with Cruz Skinner coming in 5th.
After the race was completed, Marsh was awarded a $1,000 payday for winning the Highway 45 Crate Late Model Throw Down points title.
The team will remain idle this weekend before returning to action on Saturday, September 16 at North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Alabama) in a NeSmith Weekly Crate Late Model event.
Bryant Marsh would like to thank his marketing partners, which include Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial, Subway, Trak-Star Race Cars, Slugburger Café, Houston Sign Design, and MSR Mafia Website and PR Services.
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Jason Hughes Conquers Cresco; Pads Point Lead
The following night Hughes was one of 28 cars signed in at Fairmont Raceway (Fairmont, Minnesota) for the 10th annual USMTS Summer Slam. Improving two spots in his heat, Jason streaked to an 8-lap heat race win positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into a podium spot, Hughes jumped up five positions to place 3rd behind Ryan Gustin and R.C. Whitwell with Tyler Wolff and Stormy Scott completing the Top-5 finishers.
Friday night brought 26 USMTS followers to Fayette County Speedway (West Union, Iowa) for the $4,500 top prize. Losing one spot in his heat, Jason logged a 2nd-place finish behind Zack VanderBeek earning him the 8th-starting position for the feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Hughes gained two positions to place 6th. (Tyler Rinken photos)
On Saturday evening with 45 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the 12th annual Labor Day Duel presented by Barclay Landscaping, Hughes slipped back to a 7th-place finish in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 6 into the feature, Jason passed seven cars in the 15-lap consolation event to place 5th. Rolling off 21st for the feature, Jason Hughes streaked through the field 13 spots registering an 8th-place finish.
Wrapping up the five-day stretch with the USMTS, Hughes visited Cresco Speedway (Cresco, Iowa) on Sunday for the 15th annual Cresco Bowl. Moving up four positions in his heat, Jason landed a runner-up finish behind Dustin Sorensen, locking him into the pole position for the main event. Leading flag-to-flag, Jason Hughes coasted to his 10th win of the season and a $4,500 payday. Stormy Scott, Jake Timm, Zack VanderBeek, and Travis Saurer completed the Top-5 finishers in the 40-lap affair.
With just one point’s event remaining, Hughes only needs to finish 16th or better in the finale at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) on September 21 to clinch his third-straight title and fourth overall.
Jason will take the next few weeks off as he prepares for the 19th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree, which will be held Thursday-Saturday, September 21-23 at Minnesota’s Deer Creek Speedway. For more information on the mega event, please visit www.USMTS.com .
Jason Hughes would like to thank his sponsors, including Henryetta Ford, Cates Recycling, Pig-N-Out, Murphrey Oil Company Inc., Eastside Café, Red Tail Tackle, AFCO Brakes, West Siloam Pawn, Murphrey Oil Company, Gressel Racing, Hughes Racing Chassis, Mullins Race Engines, D and G Directional Drilling, 45 Pipeline Services, JRI Shocks, Hanson Tire Service, Braka Operating, Sunoco Race Fuels, Mert's Truck Center, SAEF Custom Finishing, Wheeler Metals Rainbow Graphics, Hooker Harness, Quarter Master, Beyea Custom Headers, Ultra-Shield Race Products, MB Machine & Tool, T&D Machine Products, Callies, Quick Car Racing Products, Dan Olson Racing Products, FSR Radiators & Racing Products, Tiger Rear Ends, Driven Racing Oil, Sweet Mfg, Real Racing Wheels, Rod End Supply, and MSRMafia.com Marketing Services.
For more information on Jason Hughes, please visit www.JasonHughes12.com .
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Rhett Carter Gets Win #11; NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series Action Up Next
Blackshear, Georgia (09/06/17) – Rhett Carter visited Victory Lane in his Continental Tire #44 Jeff’s Heating & Air/ Rocket Chassis XR1 / Wildcat Performance Engines Crate Late Model on Saturday night at Needmore Speedway.
“It was a pretty good weekend for our team,” Carter noted. “We were really good in the Crate Late Model feature at Needmore Speedway. I felt like I probably left a little bit on the table in both Southern Thunder events, but it is what it is. We’ll dig deep and do our best to get the victories next time.”
Saturday night brought Rhett Carter to Needmore Speedway (Needmore, Georgia), competing in two separate divisions for the Labor Day weekend special. After registering the quickest lap in a field of 23 Southern Thunder Late Models, Carter posted a 2nd-place finish in the $3,000-to-win feature, trailing Mark Whitener across the finish line with Scott Johnson, Bo Allen, and John Baker rounding out the Top 5.
Rhett has a pair of NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series events on his radar for the upcoming weekend, September 8-9. On Friday night a $2,000 top prize will be on the line at Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Pooler, Georgia), while he’ll be seeking a $2,500 winner’s check on Saturday at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia).
For more information on the racing programs, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com .
Rhett Carter would like to thank his marketing partners, which include Wildcat Performance Engines, Bazley Road Racing, Taylor Pools, Swamp Fox Insurance Agency, Continental Tire, Jeff’s Heating & Air, Satilla Motors, 44 Trucking, Ocean Petroleum, Blueberry Hill Event Center, FloorWorks, Rocket Chassis and MSR Mafia Marketing & PR Services.
For the latest information on Rhett Carter, please visit www.RhettCarter.com .