Sanction: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated June 23, 1:11 pm)
Baggett tops Stuart for MSCCS victory
- Neil Baggett
- Robbie Stuart
- Rick Rickman
- Shay Knight
- Chad Thrash
- Brian Rickman
- Manny Falcon
- Scott Ladner
- Shelby Sheedy
- Scott Abraham
- Brandon Overton
- Michael Arnold
- Spencer Hughes
What won the race: Inheriting the lead when Brandon Overton slowed to a stop in turn four on lap eight, Neil Baggett of Columbus, Miss., led the rest of the way to claim his fifth career Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series win, topping Robbie Stuart for a $2,000 victory at Hattiesburg Speedway on Saturday.
Key notes: Baggett finished 3.647 seconds ahead of Stuart. … His last series win came March 28, 2015 at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss. … Ten of 13 starters finished the race, with eight completing all 30 laps. … Brandon Overton of Evans, Ga., who recently split with Crossville, Tenn.-based Dream Racing, was driving Billy Franklin’s No. 17. He led the first eight laps from the pole before slowing to a stop in turn four. He was credited with 11th place. … It was the opening race of a weekend doubleheader for the Mississippi series and the second of four stops at Hattiesburg this season. … There have been seven different winners in eight series races. … The series returns July 27 and Aug. 24.
Winner's sponsors: Baggett’s Prate Montgomery-owned Rocket Chassis is powered by a Jay Dickens engine and sponsored by Montgomery Farms, Jamie’s Body Shop, FJH Logging, Doug’s Auto Sales, RTC Towing, Highway 19 North Speed Shop, Bo’s Satellite Service and Advanced Logistics.
Points chase: Before Hattiesburg, Chad Thrash (870) of Meridian, Miss., led Brian Rickman (855), Neil Baggett (850), Rick Rickman (775) and Michael Arnold (660).
Car count: 13
Polesitter: Brandon Overton
Next series race: June 23, Tri-County Speedway (Pollard, AL) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.