Jack Sullivan sets sail
to his first SUPR Series win in the "Texas World Dirt Track Championship" as the Baton Rouge-based tour opened its
season at the state-of-the-art Texas Motor Speedway on Feb. 27th. (Rudy Garcia)
Sullivan Stops Moyer For First "Texas World Dirt Track
Championship" Win On SUPR Tour
FORT WORTH, Texas (February 25, 2010) – The first time was the charm for Jack Sullivan of
Greenbrier, Ark., as he bettered 55 entries and earned the victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Southern United
Professional Racing (SUPR) Late Model race during the Texas World Dirt Track Championship in his first race in the
Lone Star state.
“We were actually planning on going to Alabama,” Sullivan
said. “We had the trailer loaded up, but heard there was bad weather so we decided to come
Greenbrier, Arkansas' Jack Sullivan celebrates his first win in the Lone Star State as the
SUPR Series opened its season at Texas Motor Speedway on the 27th. (Rudy Garcia)
here, and I’m glad we did. This is a great track and with it
being my first time here, it’s a very special win for me.”
If the 34-year-old driver had another reason to see
it as a "special win", it was that in doing so, he held off a strong challenge from the current top-ranked driver
for the early season, Billy Moyer. Moyer reeled in the leader during the last quarter of the race and looked high
and low for a way around his fellow Arkansas driver, but would have to settle for second as Sullivan held his
It was also Sullivan's first win since taking over the controls of the GRT Race Cars
flagship as the Greenbrier company's "house" driver.
Behind the pair of Arkansas aces, SUPR champion Ray Moore, of Haughton, La. sailed from his 18th position start
to grab third at the finish line, leading Oklahoma driver Jason Hughes and young Kyle Cummings, of Haughton, La. in
the top five among 13 cars on the lead lap.
Along with Sullivan, a pair of Texans took the Limited
Modified and Modified championships. Bobby Malchus of Red Oak, Texas, earned the championship in the Modified
division while Tim Clonch of Quinlan, Texas, earned the championship in the Limited Modified division. Clonch’s
evening featured two championship races as he also finished 18th in the Modified
Former Texas World Dirt Track Championship winner and Fort
Worth native Troy Taylor finished fifth in the Limited Modified championship while last year’s defending O’Reilly
Auto Parts SUPR Late Model winner, Rob Litton, finished eighth.
The Texas World Dirt Track Championship will shift a week
later from its traditional date in 2011. It is to be held March 4-5 at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt