Battleground Race Park,
Sanction: Southern United Professional Racing - $1,000
Information provided by: Bryan Wimberley (last updated April 4, 6:21 pm)
Red-hot Mitchell rolls to another SUPR victory
- Jon Mitchell
- Tyler Erb
- Kevin Sitton
- Doug Begnaud
- Rob Litton
- Ronny Adams
- Rick Duke
- Patrik Daniel
- Derek Perkins
- Shane Hebert
- Phil Dixon
- Tyler Townsend
- Aaron Drewry
- Robert Metz Jr.
- Danny Zimmerman
- David LaFleur
- Kody Barber
Jon Mitchell rolled to his second straight SUPR victory.
What won the race: Reigning series champion Jon Mitchell of Texarkana, Texas, held off Tyler Erb of Magnolia, Miss., for a $1,000 payday and his second straight SUPR victory in the opening event of a doubleheader at Battleground Speedway.
Key notes: Mitchell also claimed the SUPR opener last weekend at Baton Rouge Raceway in Baker, La.; his 13 career series victories are tied for 10th all-time with Chris Wall. ... Eight drivers were involved in an early caution in the main event. ... Robbie Stuart slowed with a trail of smoke in the first heat while challenging for the lead on the white-flag lap. ... David Shepard suffered a hole in the oil plan at the conclusion of the second heat. ... Howard Willis scratched from the action with terminal engine troubles. ... Action continues Saturday at Battleground with a 40-lap event paying $2,000-to-win and $400-to-start. ... Live pay-per-view video of the weekend's action is available at RaceOnTexas.com.
On the move: Erb climbed from ninth to record a runner-up finish. ... Rob Litton of Alexandria, La., improved from 12th to round out the top five. ... Ronny Adams of Diana, Texas advanced from 13th to finish sixth.
Winner's sponsors: Mitchell's MasterSbilt Race Car is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and sponsored by W&W Timber, Team 5 Enterprises, Kustom Graphics, J&J Motorsports, HealthCARE Express, Keyser Manufacturing Company, Kenneth's High Performance, Integra Shocks, FK Rod Ends, R2C Competition Series Filters and VP Fuels.
Points chase: Jon Mitchell has 270 points to lead Rob Litton (209) and Patrik Daniel (207) after two points races.
Car count: 20
Polesitter: Jon Mitchell
Heat race winners: Doug Begnaud, Rick Duke, Jon Mitchell
Editor's note: Fixes starting spots.