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Ruel, Jr. and Riggins, Jr. take USCS Sprint Car victories

By Series PR
  Contact Editor

Mark Ruel, Jr. and Eric Riggins, Jr. both scored USCS Sprint Car Series wins over the weekend.

Ruel, Jr. took the victory on Friday night at South Carolina’s Traveler’s Rest Speedway, while Riggins, Jr. was the winner on Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina.

On Friday night, Mark Ruel, Jr. scored his third series win at Traveler’s Rest Speedway. The Jacksonville, Florida native edged out Justin Barger for the victory.

Eric Riggins, Jr. came home in third, with Terry Gray in fourth and Mark Smith in fifth.

Riggins, Jr., Ruel, Jr. and Barger won their respective heat races. Ruel, Jr. was the winner in the speed dash.

On Saturday night, Eric Riggins, Jr. got the win at Cherokee Speedway after race-ling leader Mark Smith suffered an engine failure near the finish line.

Riggins got to the finish line two car lengths ahead of Smith, who was able to coast across in second.

Brian Carber, Lance Moss, and Danny Smith rounded out the top 10.

Mark Smith, Justin Barger and Danny Smith won their respective heat races, while Mark Smith was also victorious in the speed dash.

The USCS Sprint Car Series returns to action on Friday, September 17 at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama. Visit for more information.

USCS Sprint Car Series
Travelers Rest Speedway – Travelers Rest, SC
Race Results – September 10, 2021

1. Mark Ruel, Jr.
2. Justin Barger
3. Eric Riggins, Jr.
4. Terry Gray
5. Mark Smith
6. Lance Moss
7. Danny Smith
8. Brian Carber
9. Harley Zimmerman
10. Joe Larkin
11. Darren Orth-DNF
12. Jake McLain-DNF
13. Brandon Taylor-DNF
14. Jake Wardrop-DNF
15. Brian Thomas-DNF
16. Jeff Willingham-DNF
17. Dewey Townsend-DNF
18. Eric Gunderson-DNF

USCS Sprint Car Series
Cherokee Speedway – Gaffney, SC
Race Results – September 11, 2021

1. Eric Riggins, Jr.
2. Mark Smith
3. Brian Carber
4. Lance Moss
5. Danny Smith
6. Justin Barger
7. Mark Ruel, Jr.
8. Terry Gray
9. Kyle Amerson
10. Jake McLain
11. Eric Gunderson
12. Nick Tucker
13. Darren Orth
14. Harley Zimmerman
15. Joe Larkin
16. Connor Otten
17. Jeff Willingham-DNF
18. Brian Thomas-DNF

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