Ross Bailes Southern All Star Winner $10,000 Cherokee Speedway March Madness 15

RACE RECAP: GAFFNEY, SC—Ross Bailes of Clover, SC., used a third position restart to get around Brandon Overton and dive under Mike Marlar to get his career first Southern All Star win. Bailes had to have one last challenge on lap 52 as Overton got by him but Chris Ferguson brought caution out before lap was complete and Bailes was put back in lead and then led the final laps for the win.  Biggest movers of the race were T J Reaid from 18th, Casey Robert from 17th Davenport from 8th, Madden from 10th.

Bailes Sponsors: Billy Hicks owned Longhorn/H&H Auto Sales/Bailes Construction/AKW Electrical Contractors/FK Rod Ends

Car Count: 38

SUNOCO RACE FUELS GROUP QUALIFYING: Group A Mike Marlar 15.570; Group B Johnny Pursley Jr 16.008

Hoosier Racing Tires Heat Winners: Mike Marlar; Brandon Overton; Justin Williams; Ross Bailes

PPM Race Products B Mains: Casey Roberts; T J Reaid

AR Bodies Last Car Lead Lap: Brent Dixon

COR Suspensions 10th Place Finisher: Dennis Franklin

36 Racing & Fabrication Hard Charger: Zack Mitchell

Race Car Engineering Hard Luck Award: Tristan Sealy

BrakeOMeter 4th Place Finisher Award: Brandon Overton

Results Pending Tire Test: 1.Ross Bailes; 2.Mike Marlar; 3.Jonathan Davenport; 4.Brandon Overton; 5.Chris Madden; 6.Don O’Neal; 7.Justin Williams; 8.Darrell Lannigan; 9.Casey Roberts; 10.Dennis Franklin; 11.T J Reaid; 12.Zack Mitchell; 13.Jason Welshan; 14.Michael Brown; 15.Bo Shirley; 16.Clint Smith; 17.Austin Horton; 18.Brent Dixon; 19.Chris Ferguson; 20.Johnny Pursley Jr; 21.Tommy Taylor; 22.Tristan Sealy; 23.Doug Sanders; 24.Brad Skinner

DNS:  Kenny Collins; G R Smith; Brian Conner; Josh Langley; Brian Carswell; Jim Manka; Eric Hickerson; Kyle Pierce; Anthony Sanders; Austin Hubbard; Billy Lambert; Shun Thomas; Kevin Wilson

The next Southern All Stars event will be on Friday & Saturday night March 17 & 18 Bash at the Beach Southern Raceway Milton, FL.

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For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin - General Manager: 256-924-4546

2017 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS: 1.Ross Bailes 100; 2.Mike Marlar 96; 3.Jonsthan Davenport 94; 4.Brandon Overton 92; 5.Chris Madden 90; 6.Don O’Neal 88; 7.Justin Williams 86; 8.Darrell Lannigan 84; 9.Casey Roberts 82; 10.Dennis Franklin 80

2017 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: T J Reaid; Austin Horton; Tommy Taylor; Tristan Sealy Eric Hickerson will establish points after third race.

2017 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Austin Horton 38; 2.Brad Skinner 37; 3.Eric Hickerson 36

March 17-Southern Raceway-Milton, FL-$4,000 March 18-Southern Raceway-Milton, FL-$5,000 April 8-Cochran Motor Speedway-Cochran, GA $7,500

2017 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

2017 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Marketing Partners Include: AR Bodies, Brodix Cylinder Heads, ,  COR Suspensions, Cruise with the Champions,, H3 Performance Graphics, Integra Racing Shocks, , MSR Mafia Web Design and Service, PPM Racing Products,, 36 Racing & Fabrication, Racecar Engineering, BrakeOMeter

-Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series -P.O. Box 189-Fayetteville, Tennessee  37334-