Smith Gets Another One In Louisiana

Mark Smith (USCS photo)

CHATHAM, La. — Mark Smith started from the pole and raced to his 14th USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour sprint car victory of the season Friday night at Chatham Speedway.

Smith outran a field that included drivers from 11 states and Australia in the 25-lap main event.

Dale Howard raced from sixth to finish second, while Ohio ace Max Stambaugh came home third. Dustin Gates and Australian Lynton Jeffrey rounded out the top five.

The finish:

Feature (25 laps): 1. M1-Mark Smith[1]; 2. 47-Dale Howard[6]; 3. 97-Max Stambaugh[16]; 4. 6-Dustin Gates[12]; 5. 83-Lynton Jeffrey[5]; 6. G6-Cody Gardner[25]; 7. 10-Terry Gray[15]; 8. 29A-Kyle Amerson[3]; 9. 4-Danny Smith[19]; 10. 187-Landon Crawley[10]; 11. 10M-Morgan Turpen[8]; 12. 10L-Landon Britt[14]; 13. 14R-Sean Rayhall[13]; 14. 45B-Casey Burkham[24]; 15. 3B-Chris Banja[20]; 16. 83A-Austin Miller[17]; 17. 7E-Eric Gunderson[21]; 18. 28-Jeff Willingham[18]; 19. 21-Spencer Meredith[22]; 20. (DNF) 07-Brandon Taylor[7]; 21. (DNF) 22-Connor Leoffler[2]; 22. (DNF) 29O-Jeff Oliver[9]; 23. (DNF) 49-Mallie Shuster[4]; 24. (DNF) 20-Jim Shuster[11]; 25. (DNS) 4M-Michael Miller