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Larry Campbell Tops COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Opener
Sterlington, Louisiana (03/23/12) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) Super Late Model tour opened its 2012 season on Friday night at USA Speedway (Sterlington, Louisiana), and it was Kuntz & Co. Rookie of the Year candidate, Larry Campbell, who etched his name into the history books with his first career, tour win.
Twenty-seven cars entered the $2,000-to-win event at the 1/4 mile oval, and it was Campbell, who earned the JFR Graphics Pole Award after accumulating the most points in heat race action. He was joined on the front row by Rob Litton. As the race went green, it was Campbell, who shot to the lead with Litton, Jon Mitchell, and Timothy Culp in pursuit. With the bottom groove being dominate Campbell would maintain the lead for the duration of the 35 lap event despite heavy challenges from Rob Litton.
Campbell would go on to claim the win as he served notice to the other Kuntz & Co. Rookie candidates that he means business in 2012. Litton, Mitchell, Culp and 12th starting, Bubba Mullins rounded out the top five finishers.
GRT Heat Race #1 was won by Robert Baker with Larry Campbell winning NEA Super Gas/Killer Coatings Heat Race #2. RiceTec Heat Race #3 saw Rob Litton victorious, while Jon Mitchell won Racing Head Service Heat Race #4.
The Boston's Sports Bar & Restaurants b-mains were topped by Travis Ashley and Gary Christian.
The Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger was Bubba Mullins, who advanced seven spots to a 5th place finish in the main event, and Keith Lawson received the Quarter Master Hard Luck award after battling handling issues all night.
Larry Campbell claimed the GRT Bonus for winning the event in a GRT Chassis.
On Saturday night, March 24th the action moves to I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas) for a $2,000-to-win/$400-to-start event. The event will mark the first of three stops at the facility in 2012, and in 2011 Wendell Wallace won both series' events at the 1/4 mile, clay oval. Sprint Cars, IMCA Open Wheel Modifieds, Super Stocks will also be in action. Adult grandstand admission is $20 for adults with kids 6-12 years of age $1 (when accompanied by an adult), and 5 years-of-age and under free. Pit passes are $30. Gates open at 5pm with racing action at 7:30pm. For more information, please visit www.I-30Speedway.com.
The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Hoosier Racing Tires, Kuntz & Company, Larry Shaw Race Cars, Quarter Master, GRT Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, Woodco, Inc., JFR Graphics, RiceTec, ROCKHARD Powdercoat, Inc., Mark Martin Auto Group , NEA Supergas, Killer Coatings, MSR Mafia.com Marketing Services, Tobacco Town Inc., Racing Head Service, BSB Manufacturing, Five Star Bodies, Boston's Restaurant and Sports Bar Pizza, speedliquidators.com, Schoenfeld Headers, Surrett Contracting, Lawson Farms, Powerhouse Products, ASI Race Wear, and FSR Racing Products.
For the latest information on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series, please visit www.COMPDirt.com .
COMP Cams Super Dirt Series – March 23rd, 2012