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|Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:27 am Post subject: Pearson Jr., Owens & Richards Top Clash at the Mag Preli
|Pearson Jr., Owens & Richards Top Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Prelims
The Cooperís Country Meat Packerís Clash at the Mag to Feature Nationís Best Dirt Late Model Pilots in a 100-Lap Finale on Saturday Night
Columbus, Mississippi (06/15/18 ) - The Cooperís Country Meat Packerís Clash at The Mag kicked off on Friday night as more than 110 competitors took part in the opening nightís festivities.
In Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition Earl Pearson Jr. registered the fastest lap of the night in time trials before winning a thriller in his heat race to lock into the pole position for Saturday nightís $20,000-to-win finale. Jimmy Owens won the second heat race to earn the outside-front-row starting spot, while Josh Richards emerged victorious in the third heat race.
In Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series competition Evan Ellis topped a field of 26 entries to pick up the $700 top prize.
Mississippi Street Stock Series preliminary action found 25 entries in action with Preston Seratt setting fast time and winning the first heat race. Alabamaís Justin McRee won the second heat race, while Lee Ray won a duel with Johnny Stokes to win the third and final heat race.
Tyler Collett scored the $250 win in the Factory Stock feature after a spirited side-by-side battle with John Beard, while Nick Thrash pocketed $350 for winning the Late Model Sportsman feature in dominant fashion.
Action will reach a boiling point on Saturday night, June 18 as the Cooperís Country Meat Packers Clash at the Mag draws to a close with championship night. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Super Late Models will be contesting b-main action as well as the 100-lap, main event, which will be taped by the MAV TV cameras for a future broadcast.
MSSS Street Stocks will battle in a $2,000-to-Win program, while the Durrence Layne Late Models will battle for $1,000-to-Win/ $50-to-Start and Late Model Sportsman will battle for $400-to-Win/ $50-to-Start. Factory Stocks will battle for $300-to-Win/ $50-to-Start.
Drivers Meeting is at 6:30pm SHARP with racing action starting at 7:00pm on Saturday.
Saturday Night Grandstand Admission is $30.00 for Adults, with Kids 6-10 $5.00, and Kids 5 & under free.†
Saturday Night Pit Admission is $40.00 for Adults with Kids 6-10 years of age $30.00, and Kids 5 & under free.
FOUR WHEELERís/ATVís will be charged $25.00 for the weekend.
For more information call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the track at 662-240-3478 and visit the track's website at www.MagnoliaDirt.com.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Friday, June 15th, 2018
Clash at the Mag
Magnolia Motor Speedway - Columbus, MS
Miller Welders Time Trials
Fast Time Group A: Earl Pearson Jr. / 14.664 seconds (overall)
Fast Time Group B: Jimmy Owens / 14.759 seconds
Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Earl Pearson, Jr., Kyle Bronson, Jonathan Davenport, Gregg Satterlee, Darrell Lanigan, Zach McMillan, Chad Thrash, Jamie Tollison, Gavin Landers
FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Tim McCreadie, Mason Zeigler, Bobby Pierce, Jack Sullivan, Rick Rickman, Spencer Hughes, Mike Palasini, Jr., Shay Knight
Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Josh Richards, Hudson O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, Neil Baggett, Dennis Erb, Jr., Chris Wall, Brian Rickman, Dwight Falcon Jr.
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