Jackson Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated July 3, 10:16 am)
Rickman outduels Palasini for $3,000 at Jackson
- Brian Rickman
- Mike Palasini Jr.
- Chad Thrash
- Bubba Mullins
- Morgan Bagley
- Doug Sanchagrin
- Rick Rickman
- Hunter Lewis
- Riley Sheedy
What won the race: Executing a perfect last-lap pass, third-starting Brian Rickman of Columbus, Miss., regained the lead from polesitter Mike Palasini Jr. Saturday at Jackson Motor Speedway for a $3,000 Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series victory. Rickman's 12th career series triumph put him in a tie for seventh on the tour's all-time list.
Key notes: Rickman led four laps of the 40-lap feature, also pacing laps 30 and 33-34 before the final circuit. ... Palasini settled for the runner-up position, 0.357 of a second behind Rickman, after leading laps 13-29, 31-32 and 35-39. ... Brian Rickman's brother, Rick, led the first 12 laps before retiring on lap 28 and finishing seventh. ... There were six lead changes among three drivers. ... Taking advantage of a lap-29 restart, Chad Thrash moved up to finish third. ... Saturday's feature was the 46th all-time visit to Jackson for the MSCCS. The race slowed by a single caution and lasted 13 minutes, with six competitors completing 40 laps.
On the move: Chad Thrash of Meridian, Miss., started sixth and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Rickman’s Rocket Chassis has a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and is sponsored by Advanced Logistics, 1250 Package Store, Rickman Brothers Trucking, McKleroy Motorports, Hwy. 19 North Speedshop and Honey, Inc.
Points chase: Before Jackson: 1. Bubba Mullins (345); 2. Terry Wilson (310); 3. Jeremy Shaw (290); 4. Doug Sanchagrin (280); 5. Josh Putnam (275).
Current weather: Clear, 75°F
Car count: 9
Fast qualifier: Mike Palasini Jr.
Time: 15.394 seconds
Polesitter: Mike Palasini Jr.
Next series race: July 16, Pike County Speedway (Magnolia, MS) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.