Moore rules Battleground for first '12 victory
HIGHLANDS, Texas (June 2) — Former series champion Ray Moore of Shreveport, La., broke through for his first victory of the season in Saturday night’s Southern United Professional Racing event, earning $2,500 at Battleground Speedway. | Slideshow
Reigning series champ Morgan Bagley of Longview, Texas, finished second with Robbie Starnes of Houston, Texas, third. Ronny Adams of Greenwood, La., and Rob Litton of Alexandria, La., rounded out the top five finishers.
Kevin Sitton of Baytown, Texas, finished sixth, one night after ending a two-year winless drought on the tour Friday night at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas.
Notes: Moore's MB2 Customs Chassis is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and sponsored by Diamond Completion Equipment, Moore Wireline Inc, tic Tools International, X-Treme Graphics, Mars Race Cars, J&J Motorsports and Smith's Towing. ... Moore notched 11 victories last season, including five while competing part time on the SUPR tour. ... Litton won last year’s SUPR event at Battleground. ... The SUPR tour’s next event is a $2,500-to-win show June 9 at Baton Rough Raceway in Baker, La.
SUPR @ Battleground: (1) Ray Moore, (2) Morgan Bagley, (3) Robbie Starnes, (4) Ronny Adams, (5) Rob Litton, (6) Kevin Sitton, (7) Shane Hebert, (8) Tyler Erb, (9) Zach McMillan, (10) Robbie Stuart, (11) Jeff Chanler, (12) Allen Tippen, (complete finish unavailable). Heat race winners: Adams, Bagley, Moore. Consolation race winner: Sitton