West Plains, MO – July 31, 2016 – Tim Manville of Highland, IL slid job his way to his first ever MARS win at Legit Speedway Saturday night and pocketed $3000 for his efforts.
Manville started the 40 lap feature in 11th position and had his car setup perfectly for the slick surface of the 3/8 mile oval. Justin Wells of Aurora, MO started on the pole and withstood the challenges of Jesse Stovall of Billings, MO for the first half of the race. Manville would break into the top five and set his sights on Wells. Slide job after slide job between Wells and Manville, put on a show for the fans and Manville would claim the lead for good on lap 28. Wells would settle for second. Stovall, Terry Phillips of Springfield, MO and Tony Jackson Jr of Lebanon, MO rounded out the top five.
Full results can be found at www.marsracingseries.com.
The next event for the MARS DIRTcar series will be on Friday August 12th and Saturday August 13th at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, NE.
The MARS DIRTcar Series would like to thank their sponsors for the 2016 season.
Presenting Sponsor: Andy’s Frozen Custard
Gold Sponsor: Hoosier Racing Tire, B&A Pallet Division, Henryetta Ford
Silver Sponsor: Global Steel Buildings
Associate Sponsors: Powertrain Industries, Midwest Sheet Metal, Racin Dirt, Hatfield Racing Engines, Ron Mitchell Racing Photos, Supermoon Graphics, Off Axis Custom Paint.