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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

John Owenby Makes It Six Out Of Six For Different Winners In Southern All Star Action

RACE RECAP: TUSCUMBIA, AL--The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by Max Fab returned to the North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, AL., and was greeted with a huge crowd and an another first time series winner as John Owenby of Cleveland, TN., became the sixth different winner in as many races this season with the Southern All Stars.

Owenby started on pole and led the first 11 laps till Riley Hickman went to the high side from his sixth starting spot and passed second place Jay Scott and then Owenby for the lead.  Hickman controlled the race till the final eight laps when he ran upon lapped traffic and Owenby used it to his advantage and got under Hickman with eight laps remaining to get the win.

Points leader Jay Scott brought home another solid finish in third, Rick Rickman Columbus, MS., came home fourth from his 10th starting spot and fifth went to Eric Hickerson who started 14th  to grab a top five finish.

Sixth place went to Christian Hanger of Winchester, TN., in his first career start with the series, Brad Skinner of Spring Hill, TN., did not finish like he wanted to from his fourth starting spot but he finished a race this season in seventh.  Eight to Ben Brocato of Muscle Sholas, AL., ninth Jason Frame of Decherd, TN., from his 16th starting spot and tenth to Daniel Miller of Fayetteville, TN., a brand new car.

RACE TIDBITS: Jay Scott of Fayetteville, TN., continues to lead the series standings, Mark Dodson of Caledonia, MS., is second, third place Ray McElhiney of Pulaski, TN., Brad Skinner, Eric Hickerson,  Riley Hickman  and Joseph Faulkner. 

Local favorite Josh Putnam broke a rod in his motor during qualifying, then borrowed a car to start the feature event.

First time starts with the series this season include Rick Rickman, Christian Hanger, Ben Brocato, Marcus Mingus, Cale Finley, Wayne Sutherland, Billy Flannigan Jr, Brian Rickman Trent Lawson, and Mark Dowdy. 

John Owenby made his very first trip to North Alabama first he had ever race at the facility.

The next Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series event will be the first stop of the season at the Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN., the Big Daddy 500 paying $5,000 to win on June 16th..

Owenby Sponsors: Powell Motorsports/Longhorn Chassis/Phantom Racing Engines/M&S Motors/Shorty Frazier Rentals/7 Orr Construction/Car Smart/Sam’s Restaurant Equipment Sales/Textron Off Road/James Mowrey Motorsports

Car Count: 23

SUNOCO RACE FUELS GROUP QUALIFYING: Group A: John Owenby 15.309 Group B: Jay Scott 15.409

Knowles Race Parts Fast Qualifier: John Owenby 15.309

PPM Race Products B Mains: Trent Letson, Brian Rickman

AR Bodies Last Car Lead Lap: David Seibers

COR Suspensions 10th Place Finisher: Daniel Miller

36 Racing & Fabrication Hard Charger: Eric Hickerson

Race Car Engineering Hard Luck Award: Joseph Faulkner

BrakeOMeter 4th Place Finisher Award: Rick Rickman

Rugged Radios Communications Award: Ben Brocato

Results Pending Tire Test: 1.John Owenby; 2.Riley Hickman; 3.Jay Scott; 4.Rick Rickman; 5.Eric Hickerson; 6.Christian Hanger; 7.Brad Skinner; 8.Ben Brocato; 9.Jadon Frame; 10.Daniel Miller; 11.Marcus Minga; 12.David Seibers; 13.Cale Finley; 14.Ray McElhiney; 15.Mark Dodson; 16.Tommy Taylor; 17.Wayne Sutherland; 18.Billy Flannigan Jr; 19.Brian Rickman; 20.Trent Letson; 21.Mark Dowdy; 22.Joseph Faulkner; 23.Josh Putnam

NeSmith Sportsman Modified
1)Casey Dunavan 2)Oakley Gillespie 3)Tracy Terrell 4)Ron Bailey 5)Daniel Jollif 6)David Cove 7)Justin Ray

NeSmith Street Stock
1)Trevor Woodard 2)Steve Maughan 3)Caleb Vandygriff 4)Chad Winkles 5)Tony Hill 6)Jimmy Nolen 7)EJ Carter 8)Bryan Fortner 9)David Vandygriff 10)Scott Spurgeion 11)Zack Daniels 12)Jeff Phillips 13)Jason Dukes 14)Dillen Daniels 15)Darrell Goins 16)Scotty Dial 17)Jason Baker

NeSmith Crate Late Model
1)Andy Picklesimer 2)Chase Walls 3)Oakley Johns 4)Brandon Shaw 5)Tyler Wood 6)Ben Brocato 7)Chase Washington 8)Justin Maxell 9)Dustin Harris 10)Seth McCormack 11)Braden Mitchell 12)Jimmy Halford 13)Matthew Hamilton 14)Matthew Brocato 15)Steven Holcomb 16)Alan Banks 17)Craig Lindsey 18)Steve Russell 19)Jerry Baugh 20)Thomas Langley 21)Matt Brazil 22)Greg Wilhite 23)Mark Fields

NeSmith Late Model Sportsman
1)Haden Duncan 2)Colton Leyendecker 3)Blake Ray 4)Bryson Mitchell 5)Todd Clemmons 6)Tony Chaney 7)Donovoan Henry 8)Morgan Lambert 9)Silas Harrison 10)Chuck Gipson 11)Brandon Crosby 12)Aaron Miller 13)Shane Holder 14)Jake Graves 15)Heather Lowe 16)Corey Hibbard

Super Buzz
1)Jessie White 2)Josh Thacker 3)James Lee 4)Michael Newton 5)Alfredo Martinez 6)Jay Creasy 7)Starter Cotton 8)Jacob Creasy 9)Jonathan Merritt 10)Jimmy Creasy

Mini Stock
1)John Smartt 2)Andy McDowell 3)Mike Gains 4)Alex McDowell 5)Joe Wilson 6)Rusty West 7)Mickey Crowder 8)Jay Cooer 9)Craig Pedrick 10)CW Brewer 11)Jason Thompson 12)Brett Grimes 13)Jonathan Caldwell 14)Alan Cooper 15)James Miller 16)Billy Cheek 17)Bryan Parr 18)Stuart Wright 19)Tobey Carruthers 20)Dominic Griffith 21)Chad Gentry 22)Lavon Frost

Factory Stock
1)Chase Aldridge 2)Brian Phillips 3)Dale Gay 4)Levi Aldridge 5)Bryan Story 6)Ricky Voyles 7)Jeremy Stone 8)Cody Howard 9)Corey Gann 10)Josh Holbrook 11)JJ Michael 12)Stevie Johnson 13)Dusty Richardson 14)Tate Cannon 15)Skylar Aldridge 16)Chase Winkles

Buzz
1)Thomas Oatsvall 2)Josh Stewart 3)Mitch Robert 4)Earnie Savage 5)Cody Wellington 6)Bryan Price 7)Tommy Wood 8)Jeff Underwood 9)Tyler Smith 10)Ausitn Creasy 11)William Copeland 12)Zach Gipson 13)Brittany Stewart 14)Tyler Britnell 15)Jaycob Creasy 16)Jeff Lowe 17)Josh Balcewicz 18)Steven Driggers 19)Terry Merritt 20)Dawson James 21)Chris Sharp 22)Frankie Roberts