Southern All Stars: Madden Captures Wythe SAS
RURAL RETREAT, Va. - July 2. Fast qualifier Chris Madden of Grey Court, S.C.
dominated the first ever Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series event at Wythe Raceway on Friday, earning $5,000 for
his victory in the Firecracker 50.
|Chris Wall races door to door with #3 Austin Dillon in his
advance toward second place at Wythe. (Missy
Madden built comfortable leads throughout at the half-mile oval en route to his
39th career series victory. Third starting Chris Wall of Holden, La. was the runner-up followed by Brandon Kinzer
of Allen, Ky. who survived a lap-32 tangle with outside front-row starter Austin Dillon. Dillon looped his car
after peeling a right rear tire from his number 3 mount.
Shannon Buckingham of Morristown, Tenn., who started tenth, was fourth and fellow
fifth-row starter Kenny Compton, Jr. rounded out the top five.
Chris Ferguson of Mount Holly, N.C. started fourth and was running second when an oil
line fire forced him out on lap 46. He wasn’t injured.
SAS "Firecracker 50" - Wythe Raceway
1) Chris Madden, 2) Chris Wall, 3) Brandon Kinzer, 4) Shannon Buckingham,
5)Kenny Compton, Jr., 6) Jeff Smith, 7) Freddy Smith, 8) Randy Weaver, 9) Kerry Jones, 10) Mike Gault,
11) Scott Creel, 12) Daniel Baggerly, 13) Chris Ferguson, 14) Doug Smith, 15) Austin Dillon, 16) Mike
Collins, 17) Mike Hill, 18) Brandon Umberger, 19) Danny Brewer, 20) Travis Greer
(20 entries): Madden (17.442 secs.); B-Main Winner: Freddy Smith
(Results courtesy of Professional
Motorsports Solutions and Allison Williams)
Kevin Fisher photo