Covington Scores Oklahoma Prize

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Matt Covington in victory lane. (Jimmy Jones photo)

POCOLA, Okla. — Rolling into Tri-State Speedway with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products and the Stealth Recovery ASCS Mid-South Region on Saturday, Matt Covington parked the T&L Foundry/Shark Racing Engines No. 95 in victory lane.

Covington traded the top stop numerous times with Blake Hahn. Covington took the lead for good on lap 10 and led the remainder of the event.

Hahn held on to second with Arkansas’ Tim Crawley in third. Moving through the field from ninth, Wayne Johnson grabbed fourth with Roger Crockett coming from eighth to fifth.

The finish:

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 95-Matt Covington, [2]; 2. 52-Blake Hahn, [1]; 3. 1X-Tim Crawley, [3]; 4. 2C-Wayne Johnson, [9]; 5. 11-Roger Crockett, [8]; 6. 91A-Ernie Ainsworth, [4]; 7. 17W-Harli White, [6]; 8. 22-Sean McClelland, [7]; 9. 23X-Grady Chandler, [10]; 10. 2W-Mickey Walker, [5]; 11. 08-Cannon McIntosh, [15]; 12. 9$-Kyle Clark, [13]; 13. 26M-Fred Mattox, [16]; 14. 2-Joseph Miller, [12]; 15. D6-Dakota Gaines, [18]; 16. 21K-Kevin Hinkle, [17]; 17. 3G-Paxton Gregory, [11]; 18. 2K-Kenneth Walker, [14]; 19. 30X-Larry Bratti, [19]; 20. 44-Jared Sewell, [20]; 21. 99-Blake Jenkins, [21]