Tankersley Takes ASCS Gulf South Glory With Last Lap Pass

(Image Credit: Manvel Motorsports)

The Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region visited Thunder Valley Speedway on Saturday with the night’s festivities ending in a last lap pass for the win as Channin Tankersley was able to work past race-long leader, Dustin Gates, for his 26th career Gulf South victory.

With Gates holding on for second, the pair was followed to the finish by Tennessee’s Morgan Turpen. Crossing fourth was Koty Adams with Terry Gray making up the top five. Johnny Brown, Jr., Cody Stacy, Tommy Hall, Cody Hall, and Cody Tankersley made the top ten.

The Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region joins with the Stealth Recovery ASCS Mid-South Region next at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Mississippi. on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27.

For other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the nine Regional Tours that make up ASCS Nation in 2019, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com.

Race Results: ASCS Gulf South Region. Thunder Valley Speedway – Glenmora, Louisiana. Saturday, April 20, 2019

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 17-Channin Tankersley, [1]; 2. 6-Dustin Gates, [2]; 3. 10M-Morgan Turpen, [4]; 4. 21K-Koty Adams, [3]; 5. 10-Terry Gray, [6]; 6. B51-Johnny Brown Jr., [7]; 7. 48-Cody Stacy, [10]; 8. 2H-Tommy Hall, [9]; 9. 3H-Cody Hall, [11]; 10. 16-Cody Tankersley, [12]; 11. 93-Chris Sweeney, [8]; 12. 21-Butch David, [5]; (DNS) 51-Caleb Martin.

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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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