InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series race from Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, GA for Saturday night, April 15, 2017. Today’s 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: Chevrolet Performance Super Late Models for $3,000-to-win(50 laps), Crate Late Models for $800-to-win, Sportsman and other classes.
*These updates will focus primarily on the Chevy Super and Crate Late Models with other updates provided as timing of events allows.
General Information: The drivers meeting is slated to begin at 6:30pm with racing action to follow soon afterward.
Weather is expected to be warm and dry.
This is the first time the Chevrolet Performance SLM Series has ever visited Boyd’s Speedway.
After one race, Cory Hedgecock leads the series standings over Devin Dixon, Brandon Williams, Ross Martin and Zach Pilcher.
6:30- Drivers meeting underway.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
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Chevy Performance SLM Series
Car Count: 25 cars
Drivers Here: J0- John Ownbey, 1G- Ryan King, R1- Riley Hickman, 03- Oliver Gentry, 5- Ronnie Johnson, j8- Jadon Frame, 9- Cory Hedgecock, 11- Lavon Sparks, 15- Tim Busha, 15- Randy Dillard, 16- Jeff Fields, 19- Landon Babgby, A19-Jeff Smith, 20- Chris Sizemore, 21- Mario Gresham, 24c- Barry Goodman, 29- Buddy George, 34- Chad Wallace, 45- Doug Smith, m47- Ross Martin, 58- Devin Dixon, 66- Jake Knowles, 84- Austin Smith, 87- Zach Pilcher, 92- Rodney Martin, 95- Brandon Williams
Qualifying Results: The top-6 cars in qualifying will be locked into the feature.
1. Hedgecock (15.273), 2. J Smith, 3. Hickman, 4. A Smith, 5. Knowles, 6. Ownbey
Heat Race Results: There will be two B-mains to set the remainder of the feature lineup.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Dixon, 2. R Martin, 3. Pilcher, 4. George, 5. Frame, 6. Gresham, 7. Bagby, 8. D Smith, 9. Sizemore
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Johnson, 2. King, 3. Busha, 4. Fields, 5. Dillard, 6. Gentry, 7. Goodman, 8. Sparks
Feature Lineup- 1. Hedgecock, 2. J Smith, 3. Hickman, 4. A Smith, 5. Knowles, 6. Ownbey, 7. Dixon, 8. Johnson, 9. R Martin, 10. King, 11. Pilcher, 12. Busha, 13. George, 14. Fields, 15. Frame, 16. Dillard, 17. Gresham, 18. Gentry, 19. Bagby, 20. Goodman, 21. D Smith, 22. Sparks, 23. Sizemore
*Ownbey will not start the feature due to engine trouble.
10:12- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $3,000.
10:18- Green wide!
10:20- Green flag!
Lap 15- Caution free so far. J Smith leads Hedgecock, Hickman, A Smith, Knowles, Johnson. Leaders in traffic.
Lap 30 caution for Sparks slow on track. J Smith leads Hedgecock, Hickman, A Smith, Knowles, R Martin, Dixon, King and Johnson. Those are the cars on the lead lap. Dixon, King and Johnson were three-wide in front of the leader at time of caution.
Lap 33 caution for spin involving Gentry and George. J Smith leads Hedgecock, Hickman, A Smith, R Martin, Knowles, Dixon, King, Johnson.
Hedgecock dropped out on lap 38 in a shower of sparks.
Hickman passed J Smith on the outside on lap 45.
Feature Results: 1. Hickman, 2. J Smith, 3. A Smith, 4. Knowles, 5. King, 6. Dixon, 7. Johnson, 8. R Martin, 9. Williams, 10. Busha
Crate Late Models
Car Count: 16 cars
Drivers Here: Driver list will be posted in Qualifying Results section.
*Driver list is incomplete and unofficial until after the drivers meeting.
Qualifying Results: 1. Bryan Pritchard (15.417), 2. Tanner Works, 3. Ethan Hunter, 4. Jason Deal, 5. Jimmy Elliott, 6. Cruz Skinner, 7. Ruben Mayfield, 8. Will Roland, 9. Mike Franks, 10. Logan Palmer, 11. Jason Melton, 12. Phillip Deal, 13. Josh Amacher, 14. Warren McMahan, 15. Jacques Daniel, 16. Chris Whitted
Heat Race Results:
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Hunter, 2. Pritchard, 3. Elliott, 4. Franks, 5. Amacher
Heat 2 Finish- 1. J Deal, 2. Works, 3. Skinner, 4. Palmer, 5. McMahan
10:49- Feature rolling out.
Lap 15 caution for one car incident on front stretch. J Deal took the lead on the start but Hunter passed him on lap 3 and then pulled away. Battle between Deal, Pritchard, Works and Elliott behind the leader has been intense.
Feature Results: 1. Hunter, 2. J Deal, 3. Pritchard, 4. Works, 5. Elliott, 6. Skinner
Qualifying Results: Booger Brooks and Justin Winters won the two heat races for this class. They will start the feature from the front row.
Feature Results: 1. Justin Winters, 2. Evan Wrinkle, 3. Bobby Doss, 4. Daniel Brewer, 5. Corey Cresswell
Race had multiple cautions including a couple for big pileups.