411 Motor Speedway hosted the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series on Saturday night for a $3,000-to-win event. Along with that race, the Seymour, Tenn. facility owned by Mitch and Tanya McCarter also staged racing in its regular weekly classes.
Don Adams came away with the win in the Open Wheel Modified division while Zach Sise proved to be the victor in the Sportsman Late Models. Each of those features paid $800 to the winner.
Brad Hall set fast time in Modified qualifying as he bested the 12 car field by posting a lap of 15.860 seconds around the 3/8 mile clay oval. Adams, Amos Bunch, Wayne James and Rocky Ogle rounded out the top-5 in time trials.
There were no heat races for this division as the starting grid was set entirely from qualifying results.
Adams took advantage of his outside front row starting position at the start of the 20-lap feature as he took the lead in turn one with Bunch, Hall, Jody Puckett and James in tow. However, Hall quickly went to work on Bunch and claimed the runner-up spot on the second lap of the race.
A series of cautions between laps 2 through 5 slowed the pace early. During those brief green flag stints, Robbie Comer pulled himself into contention as he moved all the way up to third after starting in the fourth row. But when green flag action resumed, it was Adams who would maintain control of the race pace. Puckett moved forward on lap 6 when he wrested third away from Comer.
During the race’s second half, Hall would make repeated attempts to take the lead away from Adams, even drawing alongside on a couple of occasions. But Adams was able to beat back each challenge.
A late race yellow flag provided Hall with one last chance, but again, Adams was able to hold off the advances of his challenger and sail under the checkered flag for the victory.
Feature Finish: 1. Don Adams, 2. Brad Hall, 3. Jody Puckett, 4. Amos Bunch, 5. Wayne James, 6. Robbie Comer, 7. Jimmy Dalton, 8. Josh Chesney, 9. Tyler James, 10. Rocky Ogle, 11. Jamie Mosley, 12. Terry James
Chris Coffey proved to be the fastest in Sportsman qualifying as he topped the 16 car field with a lap of 15.370 seconds. Sise, Bradley Lewelling, Brad Seagle and Adam Mitchell completed the top-5 in time-trials.
As was the case with the Modified class, this division did not have heat races as the field for the feature was set based on qualifying results.
Coffey took the early lead in the race that was slated as a 20-lap feature with Sise, Lewelling and Seagle following. Seventh starting Josh Sneed made a three-wide move around Mitchell and Seagle to take fourth on lap 2.
Multiple caution flags waved on laps two and three. The most significant of those was for a spin by the third running machine of Lewelling which sent him to the rear of the field.
When the race went back to green, Mitchell made a move to get around Sneed for third on lap 4. Just two laps later Sise went inside of Coffey in a bid for the race lead. After a lap of side-by-side racing, the No. 9 machine seized the top spot on the leader board.
More caution flags waved on laps 10 and 13. Ultimately, track officials made the decision to cut the race distance due to time constraints. After a green/white/checkered finish, Sise won the race back to the finish line to claim the win.
Feature Finish: 1. Zach Sise, 2. Adam Mitchell, 3. Chris Coffey, 4. Brandon Miller, 5. Jed Emert, 6. Brad Seagle, 7. Josh Sneed, 8. Rex Coffey, 9. Bradley Lewelling, 10. Warren McMahan, 11. Floyd Self, 12. Grant Corum, 13. Brandon Gardner, 14. Troy Smith, 15. James Cole, 16. Cody Brake