Mark Smith (USCS photo)

Mark Smith Rules At Travelers Rest

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Mark Smith returned to victory lane Friday night as the United Sprint Car Series made its annual visit to Travelers Rest Speedway.

Smith started on the pole and raced to his second series victory of the season, winning the 30-lap event ahead of Mark Ruel Jr., who started outside the front row.

Johnny Bridges finished third, with Lance Moss and C.J. Miller rounding out the top five.

The finish:

Feature (30 laps): 1. 43-Mark Smith[1]; 2. 83-Mark Ruel Jr[2]; 3. 07-Johnny Bridges[4]; 4. 23-Lance Moss[8]; 5. 9-CJ Miller[6]; 6. 10-Terry Gray[10]; 7. 21-Gavan Boschele[7]; 8. 66-Danny Smith[12]; 9. 11-Ryan Stillwaggon[14]; 10. G6-Brandon Grubaugh[15]; 11. 67-Jake McLain[16]; 12. 23R-Ryan Roberts[3]; 13. 28-Jeff Willingham[9]; 14. B5-Brianna Lawson[20]; 15. 49-Brian Paulus[13]; 16. 33-Joe Larkin[21]; 17. 58-John Peden[18]; 18. (DNF) 47-Eric Riggins Jr[5]; 19. (DNF) 21B-Brandon McLain[11]; 20. (DNF) 17-Camden Jackson[19]; 21. (DNF) 7J-Gregg Jones[17]; 22. (DNS) 7E-Eric Gunderson