Sanction: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 31, 5:47 pm)
Palasini outruns Baggett for victory at Greenville
- Mike Palasini Jr.
- Neil Baggett
- Derrick Nichols
- Brandon Carpenter
- Jeremy Broadus
- Mason Jordan
- Terry Wilds
- Bubba Harrison
- Jeff Young
- Ross Camponovo
- Chad Thrash
- Alan Brown
- Dean Carpenter
What won the race: Mike Palasini Jr. of Leland, Miss., raced to his second Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series victory of the season and fifth of his career Saturday at Greenville Speedway. The outside front-row starter earned $3,000 after taking the early lead from polesitter and fellow front-row starter Neil Baggett in a 40-lapper with only four drivers finishing on the lead lap.
Key notes: Palasini also won on the tour July 31 at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Miss. ... His first-ever tour victory came at Greenville, the home track of his car owner Doug Showah, in 2019. ... Palasini won May 22 at Greenville on the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series. ... MSCCS runner-up Neil Baggett was making his second weekend appearance in a new Prate Montgomery-owned Rocket Chassis. ... Series points leader Chad Thrash retired on the 10th lap. ... Greenville hosts the Comp Cams tour for a $4,000-to-win event and an $8,000-to-win race during the Oct. 1-2 Gumbo Nationals.
On the move: Jeremy Broadus of Biloxi, Miss., started 12th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Palasini's Doug Showah-owned Pierce Race Car is powered by a Pro Power engine and sponsored by The Tint Man, M&D Aviation, Helena, Hanos Dirt Works and HP Graphics.
Points chase: Chad Thrash of Meridian, Miss., is well on his way to a fifth straight series title with a commanding lead in the series standings.
Fast qualifier: Neil Baggett
Time: 14.015 seconds
Dash winner: Chad Thrash
Consolation race winners: Mason Jordan
Next series race: September 11, Deep South Speedway (Loxley, AL) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.