Chris Madden Victorious in SAS Opener At Cherokee

Chris Madden opened the 2018 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series season with a win Sunday at Cherokee Speedway. Photo by Kenneth Conyers

Chris Madden jumped to the lead early, and went on to score the win in Sunday night’s March Madness race at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina to open the 2018 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series season.

It marked the fourth win in the event for the Gray Court, South Carolina native.

Madden edged out pole sitter Chris Ferguson for the lead off the start, and went on to hold off Scott Bloomquist and Ross Bailes for the victory.

Bloomquist had to settle for second place in the end, with Bailes in third, Don O’Neil in fourth and Zach Mitchell in fifth.

Casey Roberts, Jonathan Davenport, Benji Hicks, Kyle Hardy, and Michael Brown rounded out the top ten.

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Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Cherokee Speedway – Gaffney, SC
March Madness – March 4, 2018

Results Pending Tire Test

1.Chris Madden
2.Scott Bloomquist
3.Ross Bailes
4.Don O’Neil
5.Zack Mitchell
6.Casey Roberts
7.Jonathan Davenport
8.Benji Hicks
9.Kyle Hardy
10.Michael Brown
11.Pearson Lee Williams
12.Chris Ferguson
13.Ivedent Lloyd
14.Dennis Franklin
15.Tristan Sealy
16.Chicky Barton
17.Dustin Mitchell
18.Brad Skinner
19.Jay Scott
20.Kenny Collins
21.Mark Dodson
22.Ray McElhenney
23.Doug Sanders


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