Shane Morgan races to career-first USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour win at Jackson

Jackson, MS – May 26, 2018 – Shane Morgan from Biloxi, Mississippi charged past early race-leader and K&N Filters Pole Position starter Dale Howard from Byhalia, Mississippi into the lead after a re-start following a caution for a spun car. From that point Morgan held off hard charging Marshall Skinner from Marion, Arkansas for a career-first United Sprint Car Series win in the USCS Sprint Car Speedweek Round #2 event at Jackson Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

Before Morgan parked his car in the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane he had to endure a green-white-checker finish at the end after a caution for another spinning car that brought out the second caution of the race. With Marshall Skinner line up on is rear bumper, and veteran Hall of Famer Danny Smith from Chillicothe, Ohio in third place in the order, Dale Howard and two-time USCS National Champion Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee behind him for the re-start, Morgan He then charged the final two laps to the finish line.

 

Skinner kept the runner-up position followed by Smith in the K&N Filters Podium Award third place. Turpen got past Dale Howard for fourth place and Howard rounded out the top five. Eleven-time USCS Champion, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee was sixth followed by the defending series Champion, Jordon Mallett from Greenbrier, Arkansas in seventh. Jake Knight from Georgetown, Mississippi followed in eighth place. The 2012 USCS Rookie of the Year, Jeff Willingham from Ripley, Mississippi was ninth and Ronny Howard from Nesbit, Mississippi completed the top ten finishers.

 

Morgan Turpen kicked off the evenings action by winning both the USCS Hoosier Speed Dash for the USCS Mid-South regional series and the USCS Deep South regional series dash as well . Marshall Skinner won the Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. Danny Smith got the victory in the Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat Race. Ronny Howard garnered the evening’s Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award. Dale Howard collected the K&N Filters Pole Award. Morgan urpen was the FireAde high-points earner after the qualifying heat races.

 

The United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters would like to gratefully thank its sponsoring partners for their involvement in the 2018 and 22nd USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour. Those include: K&N Filters, www.rockauto.com,Engler Machine and Tool, FireAde, Arizona Sport Shirts, Butlerbuilt, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotect Racing Cells, DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends. PRO Shocks, KSE Racing Products, DHR Suspensions, Schoenfeld Headers, Bell Helmets, DSR Fuel Systems, Brown and Miller Racing and the great people at Hero Graphics.

USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters Sprint Car Results from Jackson Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 26, 2018

USCS Sprint Car Main Event 25 laps:
01 - Shane Morgan, Biloxi, MS
2. 26 - Marshall Skinner, Marion, AR
3. 4 - Danny Smith, Chillicothe, OH
4. 10m - Morgan Turpen, Cordova, TN
5. 47 - Dale Howard, Byhalia, MS
6. 10 - Terry Gray, Bartlett, TN
7. 14 - Jordon Mallett, Greenbriar, AR
8. 93 - Jake Knight, Georgetown, MS
9. 28 - Jeff Willingham, Ripley, MS
10. 44 - Ronny Howard, Nesbit, MS
11. 21 - Spencer Meredith, Hernando, MS
12. 40 - Howard Moore, Memphis, TN
13. 44c - Chase Howard, Nesbit, MS
14. B52 - Bill Mason, Richland, MS

USCS Hoosier Speed Dash for the 
Mid-South regional series. 1. 10m Morgan Turpen; 2. 14 Jordon Mallett; 3. 10 Terry Gray; 4. 26 Marshall Skinner; 5. 47 Dale Howard; 6. 28 Jeff Willingham.

USCS Hoosier Speed Dash for the Deep South regional series.
1. 10m Morgan Turpen; 2. 14 Jordon Mallett; 3. 10 Terry Gray; 4. 01 Shane Morgan; 5. 4 Danny Smith; 6. 28 Jeff Willingham.

Heat Race Winners

Engler Machine and Tool Heat 1 Winner: 26- Marshall Skinner
Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Heat 2 Winner: 4- Danny Smith

 

USCS Sprint Car Series Race Awards:
USCS Hoosier Tire Speed Dash Mid-South: 10m Morgan Turpen

USCS Hoosier Tire Speed Dash Deep South:10m Morgan Turpen

Engler Machine and Tool First Heat: 26 Marshall Skinner

Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat: 4 Danny Smith

K&N Filters Pole Award: 47 Dale Howard
JE Pistons Top Guns Award (1st place) 01 Shane Morgan

K&N Filters Podium (3rd place) Award:4 Danny Smith

Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award: 44 Ronny Howard

PRO Shocks Top Five Award: (3rd place) 4 Danny Smith
Saldana Racing Products Super Sixth Award: 10 Terry Gray

Pyrotect Racing Cells Lucky Seven Award:14 Jordon Mallett 

DHR Suspension 8th place Award: 93 Jake Knight
DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends Top Ten Award: 44 Ronny Howard

 

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Photo/Caption #01: Shane Morgan scored his career-first USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters USCS Sprint Speedweek presented by FireAde Round #2 win at Jackson Motor Speedway on Saturday night (USCS photo)