Sanction: Schaeffer's Southern Nationals - $10,053
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated October 16, 8:43 am)
Ferguson tops Southern Nationals at Swainsboro
- Carson Ferguson
- Pearson Lee Williams
- Dalton Cook
- Payton Freeman
- Ross Bailes
- Zack Mitchell
- Parker Martin
- Kenny Collins
- Jordy Nipper
- Jimmy Sharpe Jr.
- Jeff Smith
- Bryson Harper
- Jim Rogers
- Michael Akeson
- Hayden Ownbey
Carson Ferguson takes the checkers for $10,053 at Swainsboro.
What won the race: Third-starting Carson Ferguson of Lincolnton, N.C., took the lead on lap 23 and paced the final 30 circuits Saturday at Swainsboro Raceway to earn $10,053 and his second career Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals tour victory. Early Pearson Lee Williams finished second in the caution-free makeup event.
Key notes: Ferguson's first Southern Nationals win paid $4,053 on July 21 at Senoia (Ga.) Raceway. ... Pearson Lee Williams of Dublin, Ga., led the first 22 laps from the pole before being overtaken by Ferguson and finished 4.965 seconds back. ... Dalton Cook ran inside the top-three all race and rounded out the podium. ... Ross Bailes advanced one position and finished fifth. ... Parker Martin gained two spots and finished seventh. ... Saturday's feature, a rare October event for the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals tour after this race was rain-postponed from July 24, was completed without incident and lasted 14 minutes, with nine competitors completing all 53 laps.
On the move: Payton Freeman of Commerce, Ga., started seventh and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Ferguson’s Paylor Motorsports Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and sponsored by WP Racing Shocks, Hoopaugh Grading Company, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil, New Point Lighting & Design, Night Owl National Contractors, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Superior Trailer, Dunwellz Custom Kitchen, Live Oak Family Dentistry and Pro Fabrication.
Points chase: Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, Tenn., secured his first career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals title on July 30.
Current weather: Clear, 68°F
Car count: 15
Fast qualifier: Pearson Lee Williams
Time: 15.298 seconds
Polesitter: Pearson Lee Williams
Heat race winners: Pearson Lee Williams, Dalton Cook
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.