Caleb Martin Tops ASCS Gulf South At South Texas Speedway

(Image Credit: Manvel Motorsports)

Collecting $2,000 at South Texas Speedway, Caleb Martin added his name the winner’s list Saturday night with the Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region.

The first time Martin has topped the ASCS Gulf South Region, the driver of the No. 51 is the 63rd driver to do so. If he can sweep the weekend, he’ll pick up a $1,000 bonus for a potential $6,000 weekend.

Winning from the pole, the Angleton, Texas racer beat out current series point’s leader, Channin Tankersley for the win. Tucker Doughty crossed third with Michael McNeil and Dustin Gates making up the top-five.

Chris Sweeney, Cody Stacy, Bruce Crockett, Cody Tankersley, and Mike Vaculik fill out the top ten.

For other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the Regional Tours that make up the nearly 150 races across the ASCS Nation in 2018, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com.

Race Results: ASCS Gulf South Region. South Texas Speedway – Corpus Christi, Texas. Saturday, September 1, 2018

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 68-Dustin Gates, [3]; 2. 48-Cody Stacy, [4]; 3. 17-Channin Tankersley, [5]; 4. 2X-Tucker Doughty, [1]; 5. 17G-Cody Tankersley, [6]; 6. 02-Harry Yerrington, [7]; 7. 12W-Dale Wester, [2]

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 21-Koty Adams, [4]; 2. 51-Caleb Martin, [6]; 3. 28-Michael McNeil, [3]; 4. 93-Chris Sweeney, [1]; 5. 8-Bruce Crockett, [5]; 6. 0-Mike Vaculik, [2]

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 51-Caleb Martin, [1]; 2. 17-Channin Tankersley, [3]; 3. 2X-Tucker Doughty, [2]; 4. 28-Michael McNeil, [6]; 5. 68-Dustin Gates, [7]; 6. 93-Chris Sweeney, [8]; 7. 48-Cody Stacy, [4]; 8. 8-Bruce Crockett, [9]; 9. 17G-Cody Tankersley, [10]; 10. 0-Mike Vaculik, [12]; 11. 21-Koty Adams, [5]; 12. 02-Harry Yerrington, [11]; 13. 12W-Dale Wester, [13]

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Hatched in El Paso, Texas in the mid 1980’s, Bryan Hulbert first became involved in racing at the age of 7 with the family Street Stock. Bryan began working professionally in racing as a track side reporter at the El Paso Speedway Park (EPSP) and Southern New Mexico Speedway (SNMS) in August of 2006 and became the lead announcer and PR Director at both tracks in July 2007 while working on a Marketing Degree at New Mexico State University. In September 2011, Bryan was hired by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series and now the full time Announcer and PR Manager for the national series.
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