Pike County Speedway,
Sanction: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated April 5, 8:39 pm)
Pike County site of Falcon's first series victory
- Manny Falcon
- Mike Palasini Jr.
- Spencer Hughes
- Dean Carpenter
- Neil Baggett
- Robbie Stuart
- Bubba Mullins
- Clay Fisher
- Dannon LaCoste
- Jason Milam
- Alex Ashley
- Chad Thrash
- Brandon Carpenter
- Mason Jordan
- Cole Cameron
- Patrick Michel
- Michael Rodridgue
What won the race: Manny Falcon of Pine Grove, La., captured his first Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series victory Saturday with a $3,000 triumph at Pike County Speedway.
Key notes: Falcon won by 2.087 seconds over runner-up Mike Palasini, who started on the pole and led early. ... Falcon took the lead on a restart. ... Seven drivers finished on the lead lap. ... Reigning series champ Chad Thrash departed on lap 16. ... The Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series returned to Pike County Speedway for the first time since March 15, 2008, when Chris Wall of Holden, La., grabbed a win. ... The series returns to Pike County on July 24.
On the move: Ninth-finishing Dannon LaCoste of Theriot, La., was hard charger.
Winner's sponsors: Falcon's No. 995 is sponsored by Falcon Trucking and Arizona Sport Shirts.
Points chase: Entering the event, Neil Baggett (145 points) of Columbus, Miss., led Chad Thrash (140), Spencer Hughes (135), Luke Bennett (130) and Robbie Stuart (125).
Car count: 17
Fast qualifier: Mike Palasini Jr.
Polesitter: Mike Palasini Jr.
Dash winner: Mike Palasini Jr.
Next series race: April 10, Revolution Park (Monroe, LA) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.