He also finished in eighth place in both the 2017 National and 2017 USCS Deep South point standings as well. Engler Machine and Tool, Butlerbuilt, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotect Racing Cells, DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends. Veteran USCS competitor Joe Larkin from Suwannee, Georgia who mostly competed in the Southern Thunder region drove his #33 Mark Brack wrenched sprint car to an eighth-place finish in the USCS Southern Thunder Tour standings.
He did so on July 23 on the super-fast half-mile at Lancaster Speedway in Lancaster, South Carolina.
Additionally, she claimed the title in two USCS regionals series.
She was the Champion of the tough USCS Mid-South Thunder Tour regional series by besting a number of great drivers including the division runner-up, 2013 USCS National Champion, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas and 2017 National Champion, Jordon Mallett over the course of sixteen events for the title.
The award goes annually to the driver who has earned the most Championship points in the regional series during their first season of competition prior to competing in 25 sprint car events.
Hunter had 6 top five and 13 top ten finishes in series competition during the 2017 season.