Smoky Mountain Speedway,
Sanction: Southern All Star Series (King of the Mountain Fall Classic) - $5,000
Information provided by: Richard Allen and series reports (last updated September 20, 11:36 am)
Madden turns back Weaver for first 2015 win
King of the Mountain Fall Classic
- Chris Madden
- Billy Ogle Jr.
- Randy Weaver
- Mark Douglas
- Riley Hickman
- David Payne
- Derek Ellis
- Bo Shirley
- Tommy Kerr
- Dylan Ames
- Bobby Giffin
- Hunter Best
- David Crabtree
- Dillon Tidmore
- Roger Best
- Skip Arp
- Tim Rucker
Chris Madden (44) outdueled Randy Weaver (116) to capture his first win of 2015.
What won the race: Winning his first race of 2015, polesitter Chris Madden of Gray Court, S.C., outdueled fellow front-row starter Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn., for $5,000 in the Southern All Star Series-sanctioned King of the Mountain Fall Classic. Weaver challenged the winner in traffic during the race's middle stages, but Madden answered and went on to victory.
Key notes: On Sept. 6, Madden returned to competition following a near four-month break; he made just his fifth start on Saturday since debuting behind the wheel of a Longhorn Race Car. ... Madden has 45 career SAS triumphs, the second most all-time. ... Billy Ogle Jr. overtook Weaver for second on lap 29. ... Weaver entered the evening with five special-event victories at Smoky Mountain on the season, including an April 24 SAS triumph. ... The main event ran caution-free after a first-lap spin for Tim Rucker. ... The feature lineup was set straight from qualifying. ... The series made its final 2015 visit to Maryville.
Winner's sponsors: Madden's Longhorn Chassis has a Clements Racing Engine and is sponsored by Century Plastics, Crowder Trucking, Cushman Paint & Body, Modern Images, Allstart Performance, Crescent Moon Homes, LLC, Stroble Mini Storage, Penske Racing Shocks, Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Race Fuels, Worley Monument and Henderson Amusement
Points chase: Riley Hickman of Ooltewah, Tenn., stretched his extensive points lead over Dillon Tidmore with a fifth-place finish.
Car count: 17
Fast qualifier: Chris Madden
Time: 15.688 seconds
Polesitter: Chris Madden
Next series race: September 26, East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, AL) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.