Sanction: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 19, 5:49 am)
Arnold nabs hometown win at Hattiesburg
- Michael Arnold
- Neil Baggett
- Spencer Hughes
- Brian Rickman
- Chad Thrash
- Rick Rickman
- Scott Ladner
- Shay Knight
- Doug Sanchagrin
- Shelby Sheedy
- Wayne Murphy
- Riley Brown
- Robbie Stuart
What won the race: Completing a clean sweep at his home track, Michael Arnold of Hattiesburg earned his second career MSCSS victory. Arnold set the fast time, won the dash and drove to victory in Friday’s $2,000-to-win main event. Arnold took the checkers ahead of Neil Baggett and Spencer Hughes.
Key notes: Arnold's first series win came at Hattiesburg on July 28, 2017. ... Eight driver completed 30 laps. ... The series visited Hattiesburg for the 23rd time in tour history and the first of three stops this season. … Hattiesburg officials forged ahead even though track owner Donald Parker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a race car on May 4. Parker was taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment for injuries including a broken nose, broken left hand and broken left kneecap.
Winner's sponsors: Arnold’s winning Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Munn Diesel Repair, Sooks Motor Co., Eagle Motors and David F. Meyers Attorney at Law.
Points chase: Before Hattiesburg, Chad Thrash (660) of Meridian, Miss., led Brian Rickman (600), Rick Rickman (585), Neil Baggett (575) and Tyler Erb (550).
Car count: 13
Fast qualifier: Michael Arnold
Time: 13.806 seconds
Polesitter: Michael Arnold
Dash winner: Michael Arnold
Consolation race winners: Shelby Sheedy
Next series race: May 26, Greenville Speedway (Greenville, MS) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.