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Mark Smith battled to his 7th USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour win of 2021 at Southern Raceway on Friday night.

Milton, Florida – Friday, November 12, 2021 – Sunbury, Pennsylvania’s Mark Smith garnered his seventh USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint car feature of the 2021 season on Friday night at Southern Raceway in Milton, Florida.

Smith started sixth in the main event and methodically worked his way into the runner-up spot by lap eleven behind the K&N Filters Pole Position starter and season 2000 Rookie of the Year, Michael Miller from Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Smith then chased Miller for the next nine laps through lapped traffic before making the winning pass on the front stretch on lap twenty.

A caution flag appeared before lap twenty-one could complete for a car that went over the first turn bank and the line-up had Mark Smith on the point with Miller in the second position followed by Marco Island, Florida’s Nick Snyder, Corbin Gurley from Hebron, Indiana and Olive Branch, Mississippi’s Hayden Martin in the top five.

When the green waved Smith streaked to a half straightaway lead at the checkers with Miller racing past the flag stand while still in the runner-up spot. Snyder collected the final podium spot in third place followed by Gurley and hard-charging Bradenton, Florida’s Connor Morrell, who started in seventeenth position completed the top five finishers.

Matthew Howard from Lawrence, Kansas who started sixteenth followed Morrell to the front led the next group in sixth place. Hayden Martin from Olive Branch, Mississippi followed in seventh. The 2020 USCS Southern Thunder regional series Rookie of thew Year, Eric Gunderson from Canton, Georgia finished in eighth place followed by 2017 USCS Mid-South regional series Rookie of the Year, Chase Howard from Nesbit, Mississippi in ninth and Ronny Howard, also from Nesbit, Mississippi rounded out the top ten.

Heat races winners on Friday night were Nick Snyder in the Engler Machine and Tool First Heat, Hayden Martin won the Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat Race and Mark Smith was first to the checkers in the JJ Supply of NC Third Heat Race. Connor Morrell advanced himself twelve positions in the A-Main to garner the Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award.

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USCS Mini Sprints close out their 2021 seasons on Saturday night (tonight) at Southern Raceway with the 40-lap Paul Rondel Classic honoring USCS competition director Paul Rondel from Hampton, Georgia.

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USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour results on November 12, 2021 at Southern Raceway - Milton, FL

USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour sprint cars 26 Entries

USCS Sprint Car Feature 25-Laps

1. M1-Mark Smith[6]; 2. 4M-Michael Miller[1]; 3. 116-Nick Snyder[2]; 4. 12-Corbin Gurley[3]; 5. 28M-Conner Morrell[17]; 6. 95H-Matthew Howard[16]; 7. 67M-Hayden Martin[4]; 8. 7E-Eric Gunderson[8]; 9. 13-Chase Howard[18]; 10. 44-Ronny Howard[14]; 11. 197-Ryan Harrison[11]; 12. 33-Joe Larkin[21]; 13. 83-Bob Auld[23]; 14. (DNF) 4-Danny Smith[7]; 15. (DNF) 77-Jeff Smith[19]; 16. (DNF) 67-Brian Thomas[22]; 17. (DNF) 43-Terry Witherspoon[15]; 18. (DNF) 9-CJ Miller[5]; 19. (DNF) 13F-Todd Fayard[10]; 20. (DNF) 99-Tanner Witherspoon[12]; 21. (DNF) 28-Jeff Willingham[20]; 22. (DNF) 10-Terry Gray[13]; 23. (DNS) 88-Brandon Blenden

B Main 12 Laps

1. 43-Terry Witherspoon[3]; 2. 95H-Matthew Howard[1]; 3. 28M-Conner Morrell[5]; 4. 13-Chase Howard[6]; 5. 77-Jeff Smith[4]; 6. 28-Jeff Willingham[11]; 7. 33-Joe Larkin[10]; 8. 67-Brian Thomas[9]; 9. 83-Bob Auld[8]; 10. (DNF) 21-Butch David[2]; 11. (DNS) C5-Scott Craft; 12. (DNS) 29-Kyle Amerson

Hoosier Speed Dash 6 Laps

1. 4M-Michael Miller[2]; 2. 116-Nick Snyder[1]; 3. 12-Corbin Gurley[5]; 4. 67M-Hayden Martin[3]; 5. 9-CJ Miller[4]; 6. M1-Mark Smith[6]

Engler Machine & Tool Heat 1 8 Laps

1. 116-Nick Snyder[1]; 2. 88-Brandon Blenden[2]; 3. 4M-Michael Miller[7]; 4. 197-Ryan Harrison[4]; 5. 10-Terry Gray[5]; 6. 43-Terry Witherspoon[6]; 7. 28M-Conner Morrell[8]; 8. 33-Joe Larkin[3]; 9. 67-Brian Thomas[9]

BMRS Heat 2 8 Laps

1. 67M-Hayden Martin[2]; 2. 12-Corbin Gurley[8]; 3. 4-Danny Smith[5]; 4. 99-Tanner Witherspoon[1]; 5. 44-Ronny Howard[4]; 6. 13-Chase Howard[3]; 7. 21-Butch David[9]; 8. C5-Scott Craft[6]; 9. 28-Jeff Willingham[7]

JJ Supply of NC Heat 3 8 Laps

1. M1-Mark Smith[7]; 2. 9-CJ Miller[4]; 3. 13F-Todd Fayard[1]; 4. 7E-Eric Gunderson[8]; 5. 95H-Matthew Howard[3]; 6. 77-Jeff Smith[5]; 7. 83-Bob Auld[2]; 8. (DNS) 29-Kyle Amerson

Matthew Howard raced to victory in the 40-lap Paul Rondel Classic at Southern Raceway on Saturday


USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters results for 11/13/2021 at Southern Raceway - Milton, FL

USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour 25 Entries USCS Feature 40-Laps

1. 95H-Matthew Howard[3]; 2. M1-Mark Smith[4]; 3. 67M-Hayden Martin[1]; 4. 4M-Michael Miller[6]; 5. 12-Corbin Gurley[2]; 6. 4-Danny Smith[8]; 7. 116-Nick Snyder[14]; 8. 29-Kyle Amerson[5]; 9. 44-Ronny Howard[10]; 10. 28M-Conner Morrell[23]; 11. 13F-Todd Fayard[18]; 12. 33-Joe Larkin[21]; 13. 77-Jeff Smith[22]; 14. (DNF) 7E-Eric Gunderson[13]; 15. (DNF) 99-Tanner Witherspoon[11]; 16. (DNF) 13-Chase Howard[17]; 17. (DNF) 88-Brandon Blenden[7]; 18. (DNF) 197-Ryan Harrison[15]; 19. (DNF) 83-Bob Auld[16]; 20. (DNF) 67-Brian Thomas[12]; 21. (DNF) 9-CJ Miller[20]; 22. (DNF) 28-Jeff Willingham[24]; 23. (DNF) 10-Terry Gray[25]; 24. (DNF) 43-Terry Witherspoon[9]; 25. (DNF) C5-Scott Craft[19]

Hoosier Speed Dash 6 Laps

1. 67M-Hayden Martin[1]; 2. 12-Corbin Gurley[2]; 3. 95H-Matthew Howard[3]; 4. M1-Mark Smith[6]; 5. 29-Kyle Amerson[5]; 6. 4M-Michael Miller[4]

Engler Machine and Tool Heat 1 8-Laps

1. 95H-Matthew Howard[2]; 2. 67M-Hayden Martin[4]; 3. 12-Corbin Gurley[8]; 4. 7E-Eric Gunderson[1]; 5. 13-Chase Howard[3]; 6. 13F-Todd Fayard[6]; 7. C5-Scott Craft[5]; 8. 9-CJ Miller[9]; 9. (DNF) 10-Terry Gray[7]

Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Heat 2 8-Laps

1. 29-Kyle Amerson[2]; 2. M1-Mark Smith[8]; 3. 99-Tanner Witherspoon[1]; 4. 43-Terry Witherspoon[6]; 5. 116-Nick Snyder[5]; 6. 197-Ryan Harrison[7]; 7. 33-Joe Larkin[3]; 8. 28-Jeff Willingham[4]

JJ Supply of NC Heat 3 8-Laps

1. 4M-Michael Miller[4]; 2. 4-Danny Smith[3]; 3. 44-Ronny Howard[2]; 4. 88-Brandon Blenden[8]; 5. 67-Brian Thomas[6]; 6. 83-Bob Auld[7]; 7. 77-Jeff Smith[1]; 8. (DNF) 28M-Conner Morrell[5]

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