Mark Smith Romps Through Mississippi

Mark Smith in victory lane after one of his many USCS victories. (USCS photo)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Mark Smith’s romp through the south continued Friday night as the Pennsylvania sprint car driver picked up his 11th USCS sprint car victory of the season at Hattiesburg Speedway.

It was Smith’s third win during USCS Speedweeks and his second in as many nights. It was also the 13th overall victory this year for Smith, who started outside the front row for the 30-lap feature.

Dale Howard came home second with Jordon Mallett, Michael Miller and Morgan Turpen filling the top five.

The finish:

Feature (30 Laps): 1. M1-Mark Smith[2]; 2. 47-Dale Howard[6]; 3. 14-Jordon Mallett[5]; 4. 4M-Michael Miller[8]; 5. 10M-Morgan Turpen[11]; 6. 29A-Kyle Amerson[1]; 7. 10-Terry Gray[4]; 8. 29O-Jeff Oliver[7]; 9. 22-Connor Leoffler[9]; 10. 10L-Landon Britt[3]; 11. 43-Terry Witherspoon[12]; 12. 67-Hayden Martin[10]; 13. 49-Mallie Shuster[14]; 14. 20-Jim Shuster[15]; 15. 28-Jeff Willingham[13]; 16. 93-Jake Knight[16]; 17. 7E-Eric Gunderson[17]