Hats Off to Covington in Hattiesburg USCS Go

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (March 16, 2019) – Matt Covington made his voyage to the Magnolia State pay off with a triumph in Saturday night’s 30-lap USCS main event at Hattiesburg Speedway.

The Glenpool, OK, racer posted the win after starting third, racing to the stripe ahead of Tony Stewart with Morgan Turpen, Shane Morgan and Jeff Oliver rounding out the top five.

Stewart, Covington and Mark Smith topped heat race action for the 25-car field.

The USCS weekend in Mississippi concludes with Sunday’s card at Columbus’ Magnolia Motor Speedway going green at 3:00 p.m.

 

USCS Hoosier Racing Tire SPEED Dash (6 Laps)
1. 10-Terry Gray[1] ; 2. 10m-Morgan Turpen[2] ; 3. 28f-Davie Franek[4] ; 4. 14-Tony Stewart[5] ; 5. m1-Mark Smith[6] ; 6. 4-Danny Smith[3]
Heat 1 – Engler Machine & Tool (8 Laps)
1. 14-Tony Stewart[4] ; 2. 10k-Dewayne White[1] ; 3. 93-Jake Knight[3] ; 4. 28f-Davie Franek[5] ; 5. 1s-Joey Schmidt[7] ; 6. 51-Bobby Tersillo[8] ; 7. 77-Michael Santangelo[9] ; 8. 17cb-Corey Bailey[2] ; 9. 88-Brandon Blenden[6]
Heat 2 – Brown and Miller Racing Solutions (8 Laps)
1. 95-Matt Covington[3] ; 2. 10-Terry Gray[2] ; 3. 01-Shane Morgan[5] ; 4. 52-Cody Karl[1] ; 5. 07-Johnny Bridges[4] ; 6. 44c-Chase Howard[6] ; 7. 44-Ronny Howard[8] ; 8. 28-Jeff Willingham[7]
Heat 3 – Butlerbuilt (8 Laps)
1. m1-Mark Smith[2] ; 2. 4-Danny Smith[1] ; 3. 10m-Morgan Turpen[5] ; 4. 29-Jeff Oliver[6] ; 5. 38-Tony Agin[4] ; 6. 18j-RJ Jacobs[7] ; 7. 17b-Shelby Brown[3] ; 8. 9-Edward Guidry[8]
FireAde A-Main –  (30 Laps)
1. 95-Matt Covington[3] ;
2. 14-Tony Stewart[4] ;
3. 10m-Morgan Turpen[5] ;
4. 01-Shane Morgan[1] ;
5. 29-Jeff Oliver[9] ;
6. m1-Mark Smith[2] ;
7. 1s-Joey Schmidt[12] ;
8. 28f-Davie Franek[11] ;
9. 18j-RJ Jacobs[17] ;
10. 17cb-Corey Bailey[22] ;
11. 51-Bobby Tersillo[13] ;
12. 93-Jake Knight[10] ;
13. 07-Johnny Bridges[15] ;
14. 52-Cody Karl[14] ;
15. 44c-Chase Howard[18] ;
16. 17b-Shelby Brown[20] ;
17. 44-Ronny Howard[19] ;
18. 9-Edward Guidry[25] ;
19. 10k-Dewayne White[7] ;
20. 4-Danny Smith[8] ;
21. 10-Terry Gray[6] ;
22. 88-Brandon Blenden[23] ;
23. 38-Tony Agin[16] ;
24. 77-Michael Santangelo[24] ;
25. 28-Jeff Willingham[21]