InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing nolive updates for the World of Outlaws Late Models race from Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC on Friday evening, May 5, 2017. These updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).
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Classes in action: World of Outlaws Late Models for $10,000-to-win(50 laps).
*Please Note: These updates will focus solely on the WoO Late Models race.
General Information: Drivers meeting is set for 7:00pm.
Weather is expected to be cloudy and cool with only a slight chance for showers.
Brandon Sheppard currently leads the WoO Late Models standings over Chris Madden, Tyler Erb, Brian Shirley, Rick Eckert and Eric Wells.
This will be the first time the WoO Late Models Series has raced at Cherokee Speedway.
7:00- Drivers meeting underway.
7:55- WoO Late Models hot laps about to begin.
8:00- Drivers were lined up for hot laps but were told to take cars back to the haulers until a few light sprinkles pass.
8:20- Due to my wife suddenly getting sick back at home and the possibility of a very long night here due to rain I am going to have to leave the track. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
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World of Outlaws Late Models
Car Count: 31 cars
Drivers Here: 1- Brandon Sheppard, 1*- Chub Frank, 2- Joey Coulter, 2- Dennis Franklin, 3s- Brian Shirley, 4- Brian Ligon, 5- Don O’Neal, 7- Rick Eckert, 9- Devin Moran, 09- Johnny Pursley, 14- Morgan Bagley, 14- Darrell Lanigan, 18- Eric Wells, 22- Chris Ferguson, 24D- Michael Brown, 25- Shane Clanton, 25z- Mason Zeigler, 39- Jay Sessoms, 42- Doug Sanders, 44- Chris Madden, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 72- Jason Covert, 79- Ross Bailes, 89- Justin Williams, 91- Tyler Erb, 93- Donald Bradsher, 99- Frank Heckenast, Jr., 101- Casey Roberts, 116- Brandon Overton, 421- Anthony Sanders
*Driver list is incomplete and unofficial until after the drivers meeting.
Heat Race Results: There will be three heat races with the top-6 transferring to the feature.
B-main Results: There will be one B-main with the top-4 transferring to the feature.