EASTABOGA, AL—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab made its annual stop at the Talladega Short Track during NASCAR weekend and the race was in honor of the man that started the series B J Parker and in the 42 lap $4,200 to win feature Jason Hiett set fast time and then lead all 40 laps to take the win. It was Hiett’s third career Southern All Star win.
Jack Hale finished in the second spot, with Dillon Tidmore third, Jason Frame fourth and Ashton Winger fifth.
Finishing in the sixth spot was the 2019 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Champion David Breazeale of Four Corners, MS., who clinched the series title, is the first driver from the state of Mississippi to win the title since the 1983-84 seasons when Don Hester and Jerry Inmon took the titles. Breazeale also become the 24th different series champion in the 36 year history of the series.
Todd Morrow bright home a seventh place finish from his 14th starting spot, eight to Josh Putnam, ninth Ronnie Johnson from 12th and finishing in the tenth spot was Dallas Cooper from 17th.
RACE TIDBITS: Talladega Short Track locals held their ground on their home turn once again as Hiett, Hale and Tidmore took the top three spots.
David Breazeale of Four Corners, MS., looks like he will take his first Southern All Star Championship and become the 24th different champion in the 36 year history of the series.
Zach Leonhardi of Cartersville, GA., has clinched the Cruise with the Champions/Dirtondirt.com Rookie of the Year for the 2019 season.
First time starts with the series this year Jadon Frame, Todd Morrow, Matthew Turner, Heath Hindman,
Car Count: 30
SUNOCO RACE FUELS GROUP QUALIFYING: Group A: Jason Hiett 13.644
Group B: Jack Hale 13.832
Knowles Race Parts Fast Qualifier: Jason Hiett 13.644
Hoosier Racing Tires Heats:
PPM Race Products B Mains: Christian Hanger-Ronnie Johnson
AR Bodies Last Car Lead Lap: Tim Roszell
COR Suspensions 10th Place Finisher: Dallas Cooper
36 Racing & Fabrication Hard Charger:
BrakeOMeter 4th Place Finisher Award: Jadon Frame
Rugged Radios Communications Award:
Results Pending Tire Test: 1.Jason Hiett; 2.Jack Hale; 3.dillon Tidmore; 4.Jadon Frame; 5.Ashton Winger; 6.David Breazeale; 7.Todd Morrow; 8.Josh Putnam; 9.Ronnie Johnson; 10.Dallas Cooper; 11.Billy Franklin; 12.Tim Roszell; 13.Mark Dodson; 14.Sam Seawright; 15.Matthew Turner; 16.Tim Busha; 17.Casey Turman; 18.Heath Hindman; 19.Destin Mince; 20.Riley Hickman; 21.Terry Smith; 22.Josh Adkins; 23.Matt Dooley; 24.Christian Hanger
DNS: Sam Norman; Jeff Johns; Houston Spurlock; Chris Harris; Teddy Snow, Chris Harris
For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin – General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com
2019 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS PRESENTED BY MAXFAB: 1.David Breazeale 1376; 2.Zach Leonhardi 1224; 3.Billy Franklin 1056; 4.Mark Dodson 1018; 5.Riley Hickman 982; 6.Ashton Winger 630; 7.Austin Arnold 398; 8.Michael Page 474; 9.Andrew Littleton 410; 10.Joseph Joiner 372
2019 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Zach Leonhardi 371; 2.Billy Franklin 326; 3.Andrew Littleton 174; 4.Austin Arnold 139; 5.J R Moseley 131
2019 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Mark Dodson 138; 2..Brad Skinner 71; 3.David Brannon 58; 4.Steven Stehle 46; 5.Farrel Skelton 36; 6.Greg Love 31; 7.Derek Fisher 22; 8.Shawn Martin 21; 9.John Minon 21; 10.Danny Barrett 20;