InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Southern Nationals race from the 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, TN for Tuesday night, July 18, 2017. Tonight’s updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).
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Classes in action: Southern Nationals Super Late Models for $3,500-to-win(35 laps), Crate Late Models for $1200-to-win, and Sportsman for $700-to-win.
Drivers meeting is set for 6:30.
Weather is expected to be very warm.
Vic Hill won the first race in the Southern Nationals mini-series on Saturday night at Wythe Raceway in Virginia while Brandon Overton to the checkered flag on Monday night at North Carolina’s Tri-County Race Track.
7:00- Drivers meeting about to begin.
7:20- Hot laps have begun for all divisions.
Fastest in Southern Nationals hot laps were McIntosh, Buckingham, Vosbergen, Overton and Crabtree.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
Please also consider reading: Southern Nationals offer something for everyone
Southern Nationals Super Late Models
Car Count: 27 cars
Drivers Here: 00- Ruben Mayfield, 0f- Farrell Skelton, 1- Vic Hill, 1c- Kenny Collins, 1g- Ryan King, R1- Riley Hickman, 3- Austin Neely, c5- David Crabtree, 7- Donald McIntosh, 7g- Craig Greer, 07- Jason Cardwell, 8- Craig Vosbergen, j8- Jadon Frame, c9- Steve Casebolt, 11B- Stacy Boles, 21- Robby Moses, 22- Will Roland, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 23- Tim Damron, 24- Phil Helton, 25- David Doherty, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 58- Ivedent Lloyd, Jr., 66- Jake Knowles, 66- Jordan Rodabaugh, 83- Jason Walker, 86- Jeff Neubert, 116- Brandon Overton, 144- Chicky Barton, 201- Billy Ogle, Jr.
*Driver list is incomplete and unofficial until after the drivers meeting.
Qualifying Results: There will be two qualifying groups with the top-2 from each transferring to the feature.
Group A- 1. McIntosh (13.467), 2. Hill … Overton, Buckingham, Hickman
Group B- 1. Doherty(13.705), 2. Crabtree … Casebolt, Barton, Cardwell
Heat Race Results: There will be four heat races with the top-4 from each transferring to the feature.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Hickman, 2. Overton, 3. Vosbergen, 4. Rodabaugh
*Hickman took the lead on the start then held off a race-long challenge from Overton.
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Buckingham, 2. Lloyd, 3. Ogle, 4. Neely
*Buckingham led all the way.
Heat 3 Finish- 1. Casebolt, 2. Cardwell, 3. Roland, 4. Collins
*Cardwell took the early lead but Casebolt moved around him on lap 5.
Heat 4 Finish- 1. Barton, 2. Knowles, 3. King, 4. Neubert
B-main Results: No B-mains tonight.
Feature Lineup- 1. McIntosh, 2. Doherty, 3. Hill, 4. Crabtree, 5. Hickman, 6. Casebolt, 7. Buckingham, 8. Barton, 9. Overton, 10. Cardwell, 11. Lloyd, 12. Knowles, 13. Vosbergen, 14. Roland, 15. Ogle, 16. King, 17. Rodabaugh, 18. Collins, 19. Neely, 20. Neubert, 21. Skelton, 22. Walker
10:35- Feature rolling out. 35 laps for $3500.
10:41- Under a bit of a delay as some lights in turn 4 have gone out.
10:51- Cars have fired their engines. Feature starting soon.
10:54- Four wide!
10:56- Green flag!
Caution just before the completion of lap 1. Hill, Casebolt, Hickman, Crabtree, Neely, Vosbergen involved. Complete restart.
Lap 9 caution. Barton and Vosbergen involved. McIntosh leads Doherty, Hill, Knowles, Cardwell, Hickman, Buckingham, King, Roland, Overton.
Race ran caution free after lap 9. McIntosh dominated. Hill and Doherty had a good race for second.
Feature Results: 1. McIntosh, 2. Hill, 3. Knowles, 4. Doherty, 5. Cardwell, 6. Overton, 7. Hickman, 8. Buckingham, 9. Casebolt, 10. Collins, 11. Roland, 12. King, 13. Vosbergen, 14. Ogle, 15. Lloyd, 16. Neubert, 17. Skelton, 18. Walker, 19. Barton, 20. Rodabaugh, 21. Crabtree, 22. Neely
Crate Late Models
Car Count: 19 cars
Qualifying Results: The feature will be lined according to qualifying results.
1. Ross White (14.278), 2. Cory Hedgecock, 3. Jason Welshan, 4. Jesse Lowe, 5. Kyle Courtney, 6. Greg Martin, 7. Pierce McCarter, 8. Jason Trammell, 9. Rusty Ballenger, 10. Shane Tankersley, 11. Johnny Ridings, 12. Josh Henry
9:45- Feature lined up on the front stretch.
9:46- Green flag!
Lap 2 caution for spin by Manley. Hedgecock leads White, Welshan, Lowe, Martin, Courtney
Lap 5 caution for Jerry Green hitting turn 4 wall then getting into the catch fence. Ballenger also involved. Red flag now out.
Hedgecock leads White, Welshan, Martin and Lowe.
10:11- Cars have fired their engines to restart the race. Did not appear as if there were any serious injuries.
Race was shortened to 20 laps due to time constraints.
Feature Results: 1. Hedgecock, 2. Welshan, 3. White, 4. Martin, 5. Lowe, 6. McCarter
Car Count: 15 cars
Qualifying Results: The feature will be lined up according to qualifying results.
1. Zach Sise(14.355), 2. Jed Emert, 3. Drew Deaver, 4. Brad Seagle, 5. Adam Mitchell
Feature Results: 1. Brad Seagle, 2. Zach Sise, 3. Jed Emert, 4. Drew Deaver, 5. Zach Shannon
- *Seagle passed Sise for the lead on a lap 16 restart.