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Magnolia Motor Speedway - 10/10 Results (Read 4316 times)
Magnolia Motor Speedway - 10/10 Results
10/10/15 at 1:42am
Magnolia Motor Speedway
October 9, 2015
Morgan Bagley Claims Career-Win in Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100
Texas Racer Tames the Black Ice for $20,000 Payday at Magnolia Motor Speedway
by Ben Shelton
COLUMBUS, Mississippi (October 10) – On Saturday evening the Cooper’s Country Meat Packers Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Premier Ford was the scene of the biggest win of Morgan Bagley’s career. The Longview, Texas racer overcame a late-race battle to score the $20,000 victory.
Billy Moyer Jr. and Randy Weaver brought the field to the green flag for the 100-lap affair. Moyer Jr. bolted to the lead at the drop of the green flag with Don O’Neal, Randy Weaver, Brandon Sheppard, and Morgan Bagley in pursuit.
During the opening circuits Moyer Jr. rapidly extended his advantage, and by lap 11 he found himself in lapped traffic. While the leader negotiated lapped traffic a great battle raged supreme for the runner-up position. O’Neal, Weaver, and Bagley raced three wide. O’Neal ultimately took possession of the spot with Bagley moving into the 3rd position.
The first caution of the event flew on lap 14, when Wendell Wallace slowed with nose damage. At the time of the caution Moyer Jr. held the lead over O’Neal, Bagley, Weaver, and Steve Francis.
A couple of additional caution flags plagued the ensuing laps before the race restarted for the final time following a Jason Hiett caution on lap 22. The next several laps found Moyer Jr., O’Neal, and Bagley competing for the top spot.
On lap 43 Bagley slipped under Moyer Jr. to take the lead as the frontrunners endured lapped traffic. Erb Jr. moved into 2nd just past the halfway mark and set his sights on Bagley.
Lapped traffic again intervened on lap 62, when Dennis Erb Jr. became the third different leader of the race. While Erb and Bagley skirted away from the field, O’Neal, Moyer Jr. and McDowell raced three wide for 3rd.
On lap 76 Bagley overtook Erb for the lead in lapped traffic. He would go on to drive away from the field to claim the biggest win of his career. Dale McDowell raced to 2nd in the closing laps but was unable to catch Bagley. Dennis Erb Jr., Don O’Neal, and Billy Moyer Jr. completed the top five finishers.
“This has been such a tough year that when he (Erb) passed us for the lead, I just started thinking that maybe I would never win one of these races,” said an emotional Bagley. “But then I got up on the wheel and kept digging and was able to get back to the lead. This is a very special win for me and my team, and I just wish our team owner, Wayman McMillan was here to enjoy it with us.”
16th starting, Evan Ellis overtook Justin McRee on a lap 20 restart, and looked to be on his way to the victory in the $3,000-to-win, NeSmith Chevrolet Crate Late Model finale. However, Riley Hickman, who started 15th took the lead with just six laps remaining to claim the victory in the 50-lapper. Ellis, McRee, Daniel Bridgman, and Jeremy Shaw completed the top five finishers.
The weekend came to a close with the Mississippi Street Stock Series (MSSS) feature, which posted a $2,000-to-win, 30-lap feature. Brooks Strength and Justin McRee paced the field, but it was Brandon Leftwich, who took the lead on the first lap. Lap 2 found Brooks Strength assuming the top spot. A rash of cautions ensued over the next few laps. Brooks Strength went on to take the win, but it was far from easy as Ronald Dunn applied pressure for the duration. Trey Bright, Ronald Dunn, Brandon Leftwich, and Michael Williams.
Magnolia Motor Speedway returns to action on November 6th-7th with the annual USCS Fall Brawl. The event will see USCS Modifieds, NeSmith Late Models, Street Stocks, and 602 Late Model Stocks in action on Friday night. Saturday night’s program will be headlined by the USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars and Super Late Models along with USCS Modifieds, NeSmith Late Models, Street Stocks, and 602 Late Model Stocks. For more information on the event, please contact Pete Walton at 770-865-6097 or visit
Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100
Super Late Models (66 Entries)
A-Main (100 Laps)
1 14M Morgan Bagley
2 17M Dale McDowell
3 28 Dennis Erb Jr
4 5 Don O'Neal
5 21JR Billy Moyer Jr
6 76 Brandon Overton
7 116 Randy Weaver
8 18H Ronny Lee Hollingsworth
9 1C Chad Thrash
10 777 Jared Landers
11 5F Garrett Alberson
12 54 Matt Westfall
13 18S Jack Sullivan
14 5R Hunter Rasdon
15 47 Chandler Petty
16 186 Jeremy Payne
17 21B Chris Brown
18 15 Steve Francis
19 91 Tyler Erb
20 32 Bobby Pierce
21 5B Brandon Shepherd
22 1 Jason Hiett
23 99M Devin Moran
24 6M Wendell Wallace
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Magnolia Motor Speedway - 10/9 Results
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10/10/15 at 10:30pm
Magnolia Motor Speedway
October 9, 2015
Billy Moyer Jr and Randy Weaver Lead the Way in Cotton Pickin’ 100 Opener at Magnolia
by Ben Shelton
COLUMBUS, Mississippi (October 9) – Over 140 competitors took part in the opening round of the Cooper’s Country Meat Packers Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Premier Ford on Friday evening at Magnolia Motor Speedway.
With sixty-six Super Late Model entries entered, Billy Moyer Jr. paced the field in qualifying with a time of 14.366 seconds in Group A. He then went on to win his heat race, while the fast qualifier in Group B, Randy Weaver stormed to a heat win as well. The duo will pace the field for Saturday night’s 100 lap, $20,000-to-win finale. Other heat race winners included Don O’Neal, Brandon Sheppard, Jared Landers, and Wendell Wallace.
Fifty-two NeSmith Crate Late Models entered preliminary action for the $3,000-to-win event. Daniel Bridgman paced qualifying and won his heat race to earn the pole position for Saturday night’s finale. He will be joined by Justin McRee, who won the second heat. Jeremy Shaw and Austin Franklin won their heats before heats five and six as well as the remaining of the program was nixed by rain.
The final two NeSmith Crate Late Model heat races along with the three Mississippi State Street Stocks heats for their 31-car field will be run at the beginning of Saturday’s program. In addition, B-Mains for all divisions will be contested on Saturday night along with Factory Stocks Heat Races and the Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Championships Main Event Races.
The Super Late Model finale will be highlighted by a $20,000-to-win/ $1,200-to-start finale. The NeSmith Late Model event will pay $3,000-to-win/ $200-to-start. The Mississippi Street Stock feature will pay $2,000-to-win/ $100-to-start. In addition Factory Stocks will contest a complete, $300-to-win event.
On Saturday, the Magnolia's Racers Fund Lunch will be held in the grandstand area, starting at noon. Donations are welcome, which benefit the Magnolia's Racers Fund. All donations go to the fund, which helps racers and their families in times of need. Glenn's Smokin Hott Barbeque will cater the lunch with barbeque plus all the fixins. Make plans to join us for this great charity event.
At 5:30 p.m. the annual Premier Ford Kid's Hay Ride will be held, which gives kids a ride through the pit area to get an up and close view of all the race cars.
Trackside parking is available for an additional $30 in any unreserved spot. To reserve your spot please call 662-386-9191.
PURSES, PRICES, and RACE FORMAT BASED ON 2 DAY SHOW.
Magnolia Motor Speedway and complete Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 information can be found on the Magnolia Motor Speedway website hosted at
. For more information call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or Dewitt Singleton 601-917-1500 or the track at 662-240-3478.
Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Event Fast Facts:
Saturday, October 10th Schedule:
12:00pm: Magnolia Racer’s Fund LUnch
2:00pm: Pit gates open
3:00pm: Grandstands open
4:00pm: Autograph session on souvenir row
5:00pm: Driver’s meeting
5:30pm: Premier Ford Hay Ride
6:00pm: Hot Laps
Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Main Event Night
B-Mains For All Divisions and Factory Stocks Heat Races plus Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Main Events
SATURDAY ADMISSION PRICES
Saturday Grandstands: Adults $30
Saturday Children 6-10 $5. Children 5 & under free.
Saturday Pit Admission: Adults $40
Saturday Children 6-10 $30. Children 5 & under free.
Super Late Model Top 18
Row 1: Billy Moyer Jr. – Randy Weaver
Row 2: Don O’Neal – Brandon Sheppard
Row 3: Jared Landers – Wendell Wallace
Row 4: Morgan Bagley – Steve Francis
Row 5: Devin Moran – Hunter Rasdon
Row 6: Chad Thrash – Dale McDowell
Row 7: Bobby Pierce – Dennis Erb Jr.
Row 8: Ronny Lee Hollingsworth – Chandler Petty
Row 9: Jack Sullivan – Brandon Overton
Super Late Model B-Main #1 (Top Two Transfer)
Row 1: Chris Brown – Billy Moyer
Row 2: Jay Burchfield – Neil Baggett
Row 3: Garrett Alberson – Bub McCool
Row 4: Clay Fisher – Jason Feger
Row 5: Henry Cooper – Eric Cooley
Row 6: Jay Scott – Greg Fore
Row 7: Ben Brocato – Leon Henderson
Row 8: Justin McRee – Shane Clanton
Super Late Model B-Main #2 (Top Two Transfer)
Row 1: Ashley Newman – Kyle Cummings
Row 2: Jason Cliburn – Jason Hiett
Row 3: Dylan Ames – Robert Baker
Row 5: Ryan King – Austin Rettig
Row 6: Jamie Pickard – Gavin Landers
Row 7: Matt Westfall – Billy Scarbrough
Row 8: Keith House
Super Late Model B-Main #3 (Top Two Transfer)
Row 1: Tyler Erb – Brian Rickman
Row 2: Jeremy Payne – Allen Murray
Row 3: Riley Hickman – Ross Camponovo
Row 4: Zach McMillan – Allen Tippen
Row 5: Austin Arnold – Austin Kirkpatrick
Row 6: Ashton Winger – Jason Brock
Row 7: Scott Dedwylder – Tanner Kellick
Row 8: Billy Franklin
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