Cochran Motor Speedway,
Sanction: XR Southern All Star Series (Georgia Rumble 40) - $5,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated October 23, 8:39 am)
Williams sweeps SAS stop for $5,000 at Cochran
Georgia Rumble 40
- Pearson Lee Williams
- Dylan Knowles
- Matt Dooley
- Billy Franklin
- Parker Martin
- Shay Miller
- Will Roland
- Jordy Nipper
- Thomas Newborn
- Ryan Rackley
- Galen Robinson
- Rye Faulk
- Jim Rogers
- Cruz Skinner
What won the race: Pearson Lee Williams of Dublin, Ga., led all 40 laps from the pole Saturday at Cochran Motor Speedway, winning the $5,000 Georgia Rumble 40 feature and earning his second career XR Southern All-Star Dirt Series victory.
Key notes: Williams is the 16th series winner this year through 19 races. ... Sixth-starting Dylan Knowles moved into second on lap six and finished 3.076 seconds back. ... Southern All Star Series championship contenders Matt Dooley and Billy Franklin took advantage of the lap-38 restart to finish third and fourth. ... Jordy Nipper ran as high as third in the early laps before fading to finish eighth. ... Thomas Newborn advanced five positions and finished ninth. … Saturday’s feature, the penultimate race for the SAS tour and the first trip to Cochran since 2017, was slowed by four cautions and lasted 21 minutes, with eight drivers completing 40 laps. … The Southern All Star Dirt Series concludes its 2022 race season with Thanksgiving weekend action at Buckshot Speedway in Clanton, Ala., and Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. (a Nov. 5 event at Lake Cumberland Speedway was cancelled a few days before the Cochran event).
On the move: Matt Dooley of Fayetteville, Ga., started eighth and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Williams drives a Rocket Chassis sponsored by Keyton Logging, Wynn Land Development, Heartland EMS, Willie’s Body Shop, Simpson Race Products Base Racing Fuels and Penske Shocks.
Points chase: Before Cochran: 1. Matt Dooley (1,344); 2. Billy Franklin (1,324); 3. Shay Miller (1,144); 4. Josh Putnam (774); 5. Dalton Cook (678).
Current weather: Few Clouds, 57°F
Car count: 14
Fast qualifier: Pearson Lee Williams
Time: 13.723 seconds
Polesitter: Pearson Lee Williams
Next series race: November 25, Buckshot Speedway (Clanton, AL) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.