Franek and Carrick are Friday Night Feature Winners

Lonnie Wheatley, BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (March 4, 2023) – A pair of Winged 360 events headlined Friday night’s Sprint Car events with Davie Franek and Tanner Carrick each picking up feature wins.

New Jersey’s Franek raced from the front row outside starting position to extend his lead in the USCS Winter Heat series by taking the win in the opening night of Hattiesburg Speedway’s “Hub City 200” ahead of seventh-starter Mark Smith with Dale Howard, Terry Gray and Matt Covington rounding out the top five. It was Franek’s second win of the season.

Meanwhile in California, Carrick wired the field in the 15th Sherm and Loree Toller Memorial.  Carrick took the checkered flag ahead of three-time event winner Andy Forsberg with Dawson Hammes, Brad Bumgarner and Luke Hayes rounding out the top five.

Both drivers earned $2,000 for their victories.

Friday Results:

USCS Winter Heat – “Hub City 200” at Hattiesburg (MS) Speedway

Feature (30 Laps): 1. 28F-Davie Franek[2]; 2. 43-Mark Smith[7]; 3. 47-Dale Howard[3]; 4. 10-Terry Gray[1]; 5. 95-Matt Covington[12]; 6. 44-Ronny Howard[4]; 7. 66-Danny Smith[8]; 8. 13-Chase Howard[5]; 9. 21-Gavan Boschele[15]; 10. 10M-Morgan Turpen[11]; 11. 47K-Kaylee Bryson[9]; 12. 23-Lance Moss[13]; 13. 55B-Brandon Anderson[14]; 14. 01-Shane Morgan[17]; 15. 12-Corbin Gurley[19]; 16. 55-Brad Bowden[6]; 17. 32-Rusty Sanford[18]; 18. 56-Jeff Smith[10]; 19. (DNF) 15K-Creed Kemenah[22]; 20. (DNF) 13X-Jake Brashier[16]; 21. (DNF) 121-Jan Howard[20]; 22. (DNF) 28-Jeff Willingham[23]; 23. (DNF) 31-Casey Wills[21]

B Main 1 (8 Laps): 1. 21-Gavan Boschele[1]; 2. 01-Shane Morgan[3]; 3. 12-Corbin Gurley[4]; 4. 31-Casey Wills[5]; 5. 88-Terry Easum[6]; 6. 2H-Tommy Hall[7]; 7. 21D-Butch David[8]; 8. 4X-Scott Baldwin[2] ‘

B Main 2 (8 Laps): 1. 13X-Jake Brashier[1]; 2. 32-Rusty Sanford[2]; 3. 121-Jan Howard[7]; 4. 15K-Creed Kemenah[4]; 5. 88B-Brandon Blenden[6]; 6. 28-Jeff Willingham[5]; 7. 56T-DL (Tank) Brashier[3]; 8. (DNS) 10L-Landon Britt

Heat Winners:  Dale Howard, Davie Franek, Danny Smith, Kaylee Bryson.

15th Toller Memorial – Marysville (CA) Raceway

Feature (25 Laps):  1. 83-Tanner Carrick, 2. 92-Andy Forsberg, 3. 55d-Dawson Hammes, 4. 88-Brad Bumgarner, 5. 9L-Luke Hayes, 6. 88h-Heath Hall, 7. 56c-Carson Hammes, 8. 01-Nick Larsen, 9. 79-Mark Hanson, 10. 15-Pat Harvey, Jr., 11. 71w-Michael Wasina, 12. 2-Cody Spencer. DNS: 25s-Seth Standley.

Fast Qualifier: Andy Forsberg 12.647.

Heat Winners:  Dawson Hammes, Tanner Carrick.

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