MS – March 4, 2017 – The 2014 K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modified Series
Rookie f the Year, Preston Seratt from Finley, Tennessee took the lead after a
lap sixteen caution period with four laps to go to take the K&N Filters
USCS Outlaw Modified Series 20-lap A-Main win on Saturday night at Magnolia
Motor Speedway. Seratt started fifth and battled for the lead in the closing
laps of the race with Spencer Hughes of Meridian, MS and team-mate 2008 USCS
Modified Series Champion Ashley Newman from Ripley, Tennessee. It was Seratt’s
second career trip to the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane
after a win in the series.
led the race for eight laps, but had to settle for second place. Spencer Hughes led the first nine laps of the
race, and finished in the third spot. Greg Welch from Sardis, TN took the
fourth spot, and fifth went to Craig Vaughn from Olive Branch, MS. Nesbit, Mississippi’s Brandon Poppenheimer
finished sixth and Keith Hammett from Paragould, AR followed in seventh. Rodney Etheridge of Tuscaloosa, AL came home
in the eighth spot, and young gun Wilbanks from Lakeland, TN took the ninth spot.
preliminary action, Willbanks picked up where he left off on Friday night, as
he won the six-lap K&N Filters USCS Modified Power Dash on Saturday
night. Wilbanks took the 2017 USCS
Outlaw Modified season-opener on Friday night at Hattiesburg Speedway in
Hattiesburg, MS. On Saturday night at
The Mag, Spencer Hughes won the eight-lap Heat Race.
took the lead at the start of the 20-lap A-Main from the K&N Filters Pole
Position followed by Newman, Welch, Hammett, and Seratt. Hammett passed Welch for the third spot on
lap two, and Poppenheimer moved into the top five and passed Welch for fourth
on lap four. Hammett brought out the
first caution flag of the race on lap six when he spun out of the third spot.
restart saw Hughes leading Newman, Poppenheimer, Seratt and Vaughn down for the
green flag. Newman turned up the wick
and began to challenge Hughes for the point, and took the lead on lap ten. Welch climbed back into the top five on lap
13 when he passed Vaughn for the fifth position.
got busy in the last four laps of the race.
Seratt got by Poppenheimer to take over the third spot on lap 17, and
then shot by both Hughes and Newman on lap 18 to take over the lead. Seratt then hung on for the final two laps of
the race to take the win.
For rules and updated schedule information about
the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour, please visit www.uscsracing.com or
call the series office at 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097. You can also like the United Sprint Car Series Facebook page at
RESULTS OF ROUND 2 AT MAGNOLIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY IN COLUMBUS, MS ON 3/4/17:
– 20 LAPS:
POS STRT CAR
1. 5 29 Preston Seratt, Finley, TN
2. 2 73 Ashley
Newman, Ripley, TN
3. 1 11 Spencer
Hughes, Meridian, MS
4. 9 3 Greg Welch, Sardis, TN
5. 7 22 Craig Vaughn,
Olive Branch, MS
6. 4 99 Brandon
Poppenheimer, Nesbit, MS
7. 3 29h Keith
Hammett, Paragould, AR
8. 6 04 Rodney
Etheridge, Tuscaloosa, AL
9. 8 10 Hunter
Willbanks, Lakeland, TN - DNS
– 6 LAPS: 1. Willbanks; 2. Seratt; 3.
Newman; 4. Welch; 5. Poppenheimer; 6. Vaughn.
RACE – 8 LAPS: 1. Hughes; 2. Newman; 3.
Hammett; 4. Seratt; 5. Poppenheimer; 6. Etheridge; 7. Vaughn; 8. Welch; 9.
K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modified Series
K&N Filters Pole Award: Spencer Hughes
PRO Shocks Champion’s Choice Award: Ashley
Newman (2nd place)
K&N Filters Podium (3rd place)
Award: Spencer Hughes
Comp Cam Hard Charger Award: Preston Seratt
Wilwood Disc Brakes First Heat Award: Spencer
Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Fourth Place
Award: Greg Welch
Saldana Racing Products Top Five Award: Craig
Pyrotect Racing Cells Lucky Seven Award: Keith
DHR Suspension Eighth Place Award: Rodney
DMI/Bulldog Rear End Top Ten Award: Hunter
The K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modified Series would like to
gratefully thank its sponsoring partners for their involvement in the 2017 and
12th Anniversary tour: K&N Filters, www.rockauto.com, Comp Cams, Wilwood Disc
Brakes, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotect Racing Cells, DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends.
Hero Graphics, KSE Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Brown and Miller Racing
Solutions and DHR Suspensions and Arizona Sport Shirts,
Preston Seratt charged into the lead after a lap 16 re-start to win the K&N Filters
USCS Outlaw Modified Series main event at Magnolia Motor Speedway on Saturday
Speed Contest Sanction News Release:
Contact – PETE WALTON – (770) 865-6097