Eastaboga, AL – June 2, 2016 – Young gun
Kyle Amerson collected his second www.rockauto.com
USCS 600 Sprint Car Series feature win of the year in the mini sprint portion
of USCS “Thursday Thunder” at Talladega Short Track on Thursday night.
Amerson, advanced to the runner-up spot after starting fourth and passing K&N Filters Pole Position starter and early leader Matt McCullough from Atlanta, GA by lap five then took up the chase after third starting Bobby Zaiontz from Columbus, MS. Zaiontz had passed the front row of McCullough and John Crowder from Summerfield, FL on lap one to grab the point.
Amerson chased Zaiontz for the next twelve
laps and re-started in the runner-up spot twice after caution periods on laps
eleven and thirteen. Ir wasn’t until lap seventeen when the Alabama young gun
saw his fortunes improve when Zaiontz, a two-time series Champion, coasted to a
stop with a broken chain with three to go after leading the first seventeen laps
of the twenty-lap contest. After the caution period to clear Zaiontz’s mount
from the rcing surface, Amerson cruiesed the final three laps to the www.rockauto.com
USCS Victory Lane.
Another 2016 series winner David Hall from
Castleberry, FL followed Amerson across the finish line in the runner-up spot.
Aubrey Black II from Chattanooga, TN crossed in the K&N Filters Podium
Award third place. Hall’s team-mate also a previous 2016 winner, Dirk Miller
from Tampa, FL finished in fourth and Matt McCullough from Atlanta, GA rounded
out the top five drivers.
The current Rookie of the Year points
leader, Conner Morrell from Bradenton, FL led the next five drivers in sixth
place. John Kahl from Ocala, FL was next
in seventh followed by Alpharetta, GA veteran racer Bob Trapino in eighth
place. Florida veteran mini sprint racer, John Crowder from Ocala, FL finished
in ninth. The 2015 USCS 600 sprint car Rookie of the Year, Mike Barton who
hails from Castilian Springs, TN completed the top ten drivers.
David Hall kicked pf the evening’s mini
sprint racing action by winning the Hoosier Speed Dash. Paige Moss won the
Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. Kyle Amerson completed the preliminaries by
capturing the www.rockauto.com
After heat race action, Robby Hoffman
fromTMP, Florida had earned the post passing/qualifying points. Engler Machine
and Tool First Heat winner, Paige Moss rolled a six on the K&N Filters Pole
Award die and gave Matt McCullogh the K&N Filters Pole Award and starting
position. Current USCS 600 sprint Rookie points leader Conner Morrell from
Bradenton, Florida was the .
USCS 600 Sprint Car series completes the second half of their USCS
double-header with the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters
winged sprint cars on Friday night (June 3rd) at Magnolia Motor
Speedway in Columbus, MS. For more info on that facility please visit www.magnoliadirt.com
For more info on the www.rockauto.com
USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints please visit www.uscsracing.com
or call 770-865-6097.
USCS 600 Sprint Car Series results - Talladega Short Track - Thursday, June 2 2016:
Hoosier Speed Dash winner = 67 David Hall,
68 Dirk Miller, 2x Remeno Loyal, 28 Conner Morrell and 66 Robby Hoffman.
Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: winner
= 04 Paige Moss, 30 John Crowder, 66 Robby Hoffman, 13c Kyle Carpenter, 68 Dirk
Miller, 20 Aubrey Black, 13 John Kahl, 21b Mike Barton and 10 Tommy Tyler.
Second Heat: Winner = 29 Kyle Amerson, 14 Matt McCullough, 98 Bob Trapino, 1
Bobby Zaiontz, 67 David Hall, 2x Remeno Lpyal, 38 Conner Morell and 5 Justin
www.RockAuto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series Mini Sprint A-Main 20-laps:
Amerson, Matthews, AL
Hall, Castleberry, FL
Black II, Chattanooga, TN
68 Dirk Miller, Tampa, FL
14 Matt McCullough, Atlanta, GA
28 Conner Morrell, FL
13 John Kahl, Ocala, FL
98 Bob Trapino, Alpharetta, GA
30 John Crowder, Ocala, FL
10. 21b Mike
Barton, Castalian Springs, TN
11. 13 Kyle
Carpenter, Tupelo, MS
5 Justin Rabon, Deatsville, AL
13. 10 Tommy Tyler,
14. 1 Bobby
Zaiontz, Columbus, MS
15. 2x Remeno
Loyal, Powder Springs, GA
16. 66 Robby
Hoffman, Tampa, FL
17. 04 Paige
Moss, Jacksonville, FL
www.RockAuto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series Race Awards:
Hoosier Tire Speed Dash: David Hall
Engler Machine and Tool First Heat:Paige Moss
K&N Filters Pole Award: Matt McCullough
K&N Filters Podium (3rd place) Award: Aubrey Black II
Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Fourth Place Award: Dirk Miller
Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award: Conner Morrell
Keizer Aluminum Wheels Top Five Award; Matt McCullough
Saldana Racing Products Super Sixth Award: Conner Morrell
Ends Top Ten Award: Mike Barton
Photo/Caption: Car #29
Young gun Kyle Amerson collected his 2nd win of the season on Thursday
night at Talladega Short Track.