Southern All Stars Putting Wrap on 2016; Looking Forward To 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, TN--The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series has put the 2016 season to rest now with Riley Hickman of Ooltewah, TN., making Southern All Star history in two ways, he won his 4th Championship tying him with Clint Smith who also has four championships and he also became the first driver to win four championships in a row. Hickman’s stats for 2016 season were 2 wins at Talladega Short Track & Magnolia Motor Speedway, 13 top 5’s and 14 top 10’s in 16 events.

The 2016 Cruise with the Champions/ Rookie of the Year program saw a battle take place between two series rookie as neither driver has been on the road for a traveling series.  In the end Brad Skinner of Spring Hill, TN., took the top honors over Jim Rogers of Statesboro, GA.  Skinners states of the 2016 season were 1 top 5 and 5 top 10’s in 16 events.
2016 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series winners included Casey Roberts of Toccoa, GA., with 4 wins, Chris Madden of Gray Court, SC., with 3 wins, Riley Hickman with 2 wins and drivers that each scored a single win with the series were Josh Putnam of Florence, AL., Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN., and Shane Clanton of Zebulon, GA.  Also in 2016 there were four first time career Southern All Star winners that included Brandon Overton of Evans, GA., Mark Fields of Lawrenceburg, TN., Jason Hiett of Oxford, AL., and Derek Ellis of Chatsworth, GA.

The 2017 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series schedule is coming together nicely and plans are to announce it around the PRI Show in Indianapolis, IN., December 8-10 2016.  Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC., will once again be the opener as the Annual March Madness weekend will take place on Saturday & Sunday March 4th & 5th.  Smoky Mt Speedway in Maryville, TN., Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA., Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL., Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA., Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS., Thunderhill Raceway on Lawrenceburg, TN., East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, AL., are all back on board with races in 2017 and we will also be announcing some new tracks in the upcoming days that will hold Southern All Star events in 2017.

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

SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS: 1.Riley Hickman 1372; 2.Brad Skinner 1226; 3.Jim Rogers 1094; 4.Todd Morrow 946; 5.Casey Roberts 740; 6.Austin Horton 708; 7.Dillon Tidmore 550; 8.Jason Hiett 514; Dylan Ames 476; 10.Ashton Winger 432;


SUNOCO Race Fuels Group Qualifying: Group A:   Group B:
PPM Racing Products B Main:
AR Bodies Last Car Lead Lap:
COR Suspensions 10th Place Finisher:
36 Racing & Fabrication Hard Charger:
Race Car Engineering Hard Luck Award:
BrakeOMeter 4th Place Finisher Award:

AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Brad Skinner 398; 2.Todd Morrow 263; 3.Dillon Tidmore 221; 4.Terry Smith 96; 5.Josh Putnam 94; 6.Dennis Franklin 46; 7.Brandon McCollum 31; 8.Eric Hickerson 31; 9. Mark Fields 29; 10.Ricky Williams 28; 11.Shannon Buckingham 26; 12.Ashley Newman 26; 13.Brent Barrett 25; 14.Derek Ellis 25; 15.James Kelso 24; 16.Tim Busha 24; 17..Robby Moses 23, 18.David Brannon 23; 19..Billy Ogle Jr 22  20.Ryan King 22; 21.Jim Rasey 21 22.Tim Rucker 21; 23.Steve Smith 20; 24.Tim Allen 19, 25.Jeff Johns 19; 26.Joseph Faulkner 13; 27.David Gentry 12; 28. Bubba Vandygriff 11.

March 4-5 Cherokee Speedway-Gaffney SC-March Madness

2016 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

2016 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Marketing Partners Include: AR Bodies, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Butlerbuilt Racing Seats,  COR Suspensions, Cruise with the Champions,, H3 Performance Graphics, Integra Racing Shocks, , MSR Mafia Web Design and Service, PPM Racing Products,, The Joie of Seating, 36 Racing & Fabrication, Racecar Engineering, BrakeOMeter

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