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AKRA Southern Tour points championships on the line at Bushnell

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bushnell-promo2One race remains before the much-anticipated AKRA American Sprint Cup Series Grand National Championship Oct. 21-23 at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, FL.

Next weekend – Sept. 23-25 – AKRA Southern Tour racers will close out their inaugural season with Round 3 presented by IONIC Edge Chassis at the new Bushnell Motorsports Park in Bushnell, FL.

AKRA officials are looking forward to once again seeing our Southern Tour friends after a summer of four “Northern Tour” events in New York, the Midwest and Maryland. The Southern Tour has been off since the last weekend of April when Round 2 was held at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, GA.

The opening rounds of the Southern Tour at Barnesville and Kershaw, SC, have set up a number of tight points battles that will be decided at Bushnell Motorsports Park.

The Boon & Sons 206 Kid Kart division shows Georgia’s Peyton Bridges 20 points ahead of Brently Miller. Both Peyton and Brently have two wins on the season with the difference being Peyton finished P2 twice while Brently has finishes of P2 and P3. Rachel Richter is third in the standings.

Georgia’s Tanner Carter is in control of Kart City Performance 206 Cadet. While competition has been extremely close in the class in every round of competition, Carter has managed to win all four finals thus far, giving him a 135-point lead over Elijah Skaggs, who finished P2 to Carter in both finals at Barnesville. Owen Lloyd is P3 while Louisiana’s Camryn Reed and Georgia’s Kelly Puckett are tied for fourth.

The Target Distributing TaG Cadet Unrestricted class shows Mateo Rubio-Luengo maintaining a 50-point lead over Bryce Sanders. Rubio-Luengo won both finals at Barnesville while Sanders has stayed consistent all season with finishes of P2 twice and P3 once.

North Carolina’s Cade Frazier enters Bushnell with a 70-point lead over Macon Moore in Briggs & Stratton Racing 206 Junior. Frazier has won three of four finals while Moore won the last outing at Barnesville.

Florida’s Colin Warren has a stranglehold on Razor Chassis / Roberts Kart Shop 206 Senior Medium. Warren holds a 150-point lead over Aren Smith with Haley Kummer and Tyler Smith are only 10 points separated in third and fourth.

Tennessee’s Joseph Skaggs is ahead of TSRacing.com 206 Senior Heavy by 105 markers over Ryan Taylor.

IONIC Edge Chassis 206 Masters shows Joey Miller and Matt Skaggs only 69 points separated. Miller has won three of four races while Skaggs captured the last race at Barnesville. Jody Covington and Andy Jones sit third and fourth.

Bushnell pre-registration is open through Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 5pm. Click here for online registration!

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