Texarkana 67 Speedway
Sitton grabs $2,000 in MSRA opener at Texarkana
TEXARKANA, Ark. (April 3) — Kevin Sitton of Baytown, Texas, led all 20 laps from outside the front row to capture Friday's O'Reilly Mid-South Racing Association opener at 67 Speedway. Sitton earned $2,000 in outrunning polesitter and Jon Mitchell of Texarkana, Texas, at the quarter-mile oval. Jeff Floyd of Walnut Ridge, Ark., rallied from his 11th starting spot to finish third, just nipping Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., at the finish.
Notes: Sitton's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by E&D Dozer Works, J.D.'s Body Works, Best Auto Parts and All American Plumbing. ... Sitton, last year's Rookie of the Year on the O'Reilly SUPR circuit, notched his first career MSRA victory. ... The main event was slowed by four cautions. ... The event drew 22 cars. ... MSRA completes its season-opening weekend Saturday at I-30 Speedway near Little Rock, Ark.
O'Reilly MSRA @ 67: (1) Kevin Sitton, (2) Jon Mitchell, (3) Jeff Floyd, (4) Billy Moyer Jr., (5) Lee Davis, (6) Joey Mack, (7) Bill Frye, (8) Ray Moore, (9) Kyle Beard, (10) Jeff Chanler, (11) Jon Kirby, (12) Allen Tippen, (13) Dewaine Hottingers, (14) Gary Scott Christian, (15) Alan Rettig, (16) Tom Earl III, (17) Austin Rettig, (18) Alan East, (19) Jeff Wells Jr., (20) Randy Mitchell, (21) Jack Sullivan. Heat race winners (among 22 cars): Sitton, Davis, Mitchell.