Live Updates: WoO Late Models at Smoky Mountain(5-13-17)

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InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates for the World of Outlaws Late Models race from Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Saturday evening, May 13, 2017. These updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).

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To follow along, simply scroll down and look under each heading for that particular class. Also, refresh the page frequently as new information will be added often.

Classes in action: World of Outlaws Late Models for $10,000-to-win(50 laps), Sportsman for $1,200-to-win, Street Stocks for $800-to-win. 

*Please Note: These updates will focus primarily on the WoO Late Models race.

General Information:

Drivers meeting is set for 7:00pm.

Weather is expected to be dry and mild.

Brandon Sheppard currently leads the WoO Late Models standings over Tyler Erb, Chris Madden, Rick Eckert and Eric Wells.

Scott Bloomquist won this race last year.

7:00- Drivers meeting underway.

7:55- Hot laps have ended. Qualifying coming soon.

Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.

Please also consider reading: Can WoO Late Models challengers make their move in Tennessee? & Mark Douglas opts to shut down family racing operation 

Live Updates:

World of Outlaws Late Models

Car Count: 25 cars

Drivers Here: B1- Brandon Sheppard, 1*- Chub Frank, 2- Joey Coulter, 3s- Brian Shirley, 4T- Tommy Kerr, 7- Rick Eckert,  7m- Donald McIntosh, 9- Devin Moran, 14- Morgan Bagley, 17m- Dale McDowell, 18- Eric Wells, 21- Robby Moses, 25- Shane Clanton, 31- Skip Arp, 44- Chris Madden, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 91- Tyler Erb, 93- Donald Bradsher, 97- Bobby Giffin, 99- Frank Heckenast, Jr., 101- Casey Roberts, 116- Brandon Overton, 201- Billy Ogle, Jr.

Qualifying Results: Only one group for time-trials.

1. Clanton (15.614), 2. Sheppard, 3. Madden, 4. Davenport, 5. Coulter, 6. McDowell, 7. Roberts, 8. Overton, 9. Moran, 10. McIntosh, 11. Moses, 12. Bradsher, 13. Shirley, 14. Buckingham, 15. Frank, 16. Erb, 17. Eckert, 18. Francis, 19. Heckenast, 20. Kerr, 21. Arp, 22. Wells, 23. Ogle, 24. Giffin

Heat Race Results: There will be three heat races with the top-6 from each transferring to the feature. The top-2 from each will go to the redraw.

Heat 1 Lineup– 1. Clanton, 2. Davenport, 3. Roberts, 4. McIntosh, 5. Shirley, 6. Erb, 7. Heckenast, 8. Wells, 9. Bagley

Heat 1 Finish- 1. Davenport, 2. Clanton, 3. Roberts, 4. McIntosh, 5. Heckenast, 6. Erb

*Davenport took the lead on the start and led all the way. There was a lap 5 caution when Shirley slowed.

Heat 2 Lineup- 1. Sheppard, 2. Coulter, 3. Overton, 4. Moses, 5. Buckingham, 6. Eckert, 7. Kerr, 8. Ogle

Heat 2 Finish- 1. Sheppard, 2. Overton, 3. Eckert, 4. Coulter, 5. Buckingham, 6. Kerr

*Sheppard dominated and won by a straightaway. The best battle was for the final transfer spot as Buckingham, Kerr and Ogle ran in close quarters all the way. Ogle spun to avoid the slowing Kerr as the cars came to the checkered.

Heat 3 Lineup- 1. Madden, 2. McDowell, 3. Moran, 4. Bradsher, 5. Frank, 6. Francis, 7. Arp, 8. Giffin

Heat 3 Finish- 1. Madden, 2. McDowell, 3. Frank, 4. Bradsher, 5. Francis, 6. Moran

*Madden led all the way but McDowell was right on him throughout.

B-main Results: There will be one last chance race. The top-4 will transfer to the feature.

No B-main race. All cars will run the feature.

Redraw Results: 1. Sheppard, 2. Overton, 3. McDowell, 4. Davenport, 5. Madden, 6. Clanton

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. Sheppard, 2. Overton, 3. McDowell, 4. Davenport, 5. Madden, 6. Clanton, 7. Roberts, 8. Eckert, 9. Frank, 10. McIntosh, 11. Coulter, 12. Bradsher, 13. Heckenast, 14. Buckingham, 15. Francis, 16. Erb, 17. Kerr, 18. Moran

9:35- Cars lined up for the feature. 50 laps for $10,000.

9:39- Four wide!

9:41- Green flag!

Lap 3 caution for Bradsher spin in turn two. Sheppard leads Overton, McDowell, Clanton, Davenport, Madden, Roberts, Eckert, McIntosh, Frank, Heckenast

Lap 9 caution for Kerr slow on track. Sheppard was checking out ahead of Overton, McDowell, Davenport, Clanton, Madden.

Lap 35- Overton took over on lap 19 and now leads Sheppard, Clanton, Madden, Roberts.

Once Overton got the lead he was on cruise control. Great battle for 2nd through 7th.

Feature Results: 1. Overton, 2. Madden, 3. Clanton, 4. Roberts, 5. Sheppard, 6. Eckert, 7. Davenport, 8. Heckenast, 9. Erb, 10. Wells, 11. Frank, 12. Buckingham, 13. Moran, 14. Bagley, 15. Arp, 16. Francis, 17. Coulter, 18. Bradsher, 19. Moses, 20. Ogle, 21. Giffin, 22. McIntosh, 23. Shirley, 24. McDowell, 25. Kerr

Sportsman

Car Count: 11 cars

Feature Finish: 1. Jaylon Shannon, 2. Michael Courtney, 3. Zach Sise, 4. Warren McMahan, 5. Rex Coffey

Brandon Sheppard comes into tonight’s race as the WoO Late Models points leader

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