Connor Leoffler
Connor Leoffler

Connor Leoffler
Myrtle Beach, SC

Rookie Connor Leoffler charges to career-first USCS win at Dothan Motor Speedway
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8/28/2020

8/28/2020

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Rookie Connor Leoffler charges to career-first USCS win at Dothan Motor Speedway

Dothan, AL - August 28, 2020 - 15-year-old USCS Rookie points leader, Connor Leoffler from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina captured his career-first USCS Outlaw Thunder win at Dothan Motor Speedway on Friday night by passing early race leader, Matt Kurtz from Jacksonville, Florida in lapped traffic with a daring move with three laps to go.

Sprint Car Hall of Famer Danny Smith from Chillicothe, Ohio squirted by Kurtz as well to grab the runner-up spot. Kurtz finished in the final podium spot and his team-mate A.J. Maddox from Tampa, Florida was fourth. Another Floridian, Terry Witherspoon from Jacksonville, rounded out the top five finishers.

Outlaw Thunder Tour Results for 8/28/2020 at Dothan Motor Speedway - Cottonwood, AL - USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour Winged Sprint Cars 16 Entries

USCS Hoosier Speed Dash 6 Laps

  1. 49-Mallie Shuster[1]; 2. 4-Danny Smith[4]; 3. 10-Terry Gray[3]; 4. 22-Connor Leoffler[6]; 5. 20-Jim Shuster[2]; 6. (DNS) 43-Terry Witherspoon

Engler Machine & Tool Heat 1 8 Laps

  1. 92-AJ Maddox[2]; 2. 83-Mark Ruel Jr[3]; 3. 43-Terry Witherspoon[1]; 4. 23-Lance Moss[5]; 5. 49-Mallie Shuster[7]; 6. 43JR-Tanner Witherspoon[8]; 7. 33-Joe Larkin[6]; 8. (DNF) 7E-Eric Gunderson[4]

Brown & Miller Racing Heat 2 8 Laps

  1. 4-Danny Smith[2]; 2. 20C-Matt Kurtz[1]; 3. 10-Terry Gray[6]; 4. 22-Connor Leoffler[7]; 5. 41-Luke Hill[3]; 6. 20-Jim Shuster[8]; 7. 28-Jeff Willingham[4]; 8. 67-Brian Thomas[5]

USCS Sprint A-Feature 25 Laps

  1. 22-Connor Leoffler[2]; 2. 4-Danny Smith[5]; 3. 20C-Matt Kurtz[1]; 4. 92-AJ Maddox[6]; 5. 43-Terry Witherspoon[8]; 6. 49-Mallie Shuster[9]; 7. 10-Terry Gray[4]; 8. 83-Mark Ruel Jr[3]; 9. 23-Lance Moss[7]; 10. 28-Jeff Willingham[13]; 11. 20-Jim Shuster[10]; 12. 33-Joe Larkin[16]; 13. (DNF) 67-Brian Thomas[14]; 14. (DNF) 43JR-Tanner Witherspoon[12]; 15. (DNF) 41-Luke Hill[11]; 16. (DNS) 7E-Eric Gunderson

Caption: 15-year-old Conner Leoffler captured his career-first USCS Outlaw Thunder win at Dothan Mogor Speedway on Friday night.


Article Credit: Pete Walton

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