Live Updates: Fall Nationals at Smoky Mountain(8-16-19)

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InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals sanctioned event at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Friday evening, August 16, 2019. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram).

These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The next event coming to SMS will be the Southern All Stars sanctioned ‘King of the Mountain Classic’.

Classes in action: Southern Nationals for $4,000-to-win as well as Durrence Layne Crate Late Models for $2,000-to-win along with Limited Late Models and Sportsman Late Models.

*Please Note: These updates will focus solely on the Fall Nationals and the Durence Layne Crate Late Models. 

General Information:

Weather is expected to be warm with no chance for rain.

The drivers meeting is slated for 6:35pm with hot laps to follow soon afterward.

This will be the first race ever run under the Fall Nationals banner.

7:15- Hot laps for all classes about to get underway.

9:09- Doing some track prep.

Photos: I often post photos and/or short videos on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account and my @RichardAllenIDR Instagram account if you would like to take a look.

Please also consider reading: Inaugural Fall Nationals Set to Begin This Weekend at Smoky Mountain, North Georgia

Live Updates:

Southern Nationals

Car Count: 15 cars

Drivers Here: 00- Dalton Polston, 4T- Tommy Kerr, c5- David Crabtree, 7- Donald McIntosh, 7G- Craig Greer, 8- David Payne, 9- Dusty Carver, 18- Brandon Kinzer, 21- Robby Moses, 21K- Dakotah Knuckles, 22- Mike Weeks, 51- Pierce McCarter, 84- Austin Smith, 86- Jeff Neubert, 97- Bobby Giffin, 171- Kyle Courtney

Qualifying Results: All cars will be locked into the feature through qualifying.

Group A Results- 1. Kinzer(16.751), 2. McIntosh, 3. McCarter, 4. Moses, 5. Neubert, 6. Giffin, 7. Greer

Group B Results- 1. Knuckles (16.924), 2. Kerr, 3. Crabtree, 4. Payne, 5. Smith, 6. Polston, 7. Carver, 8. Weeks

Heat Race Results:

B-main Results:

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. Kinzer, 2. Knuckles, 3. McIntosh, 4. Kerr, 5. McCarter, 6. Crabtree, 7. Moses, 8. Payne, 9. Neubert, 10. Smith, 11. Giffin, 12. Polston, 13. Greer, 14. Carver, 15. Weeks

9:57- Feature lined up. 40 laps for $4000.

Lap 20- Caution free. Kinzer leads Kerr, Knuckles, McIntosh, Moses

Lap 23 caution for McIntosh spin. He had been third. Kinzer leads Kerr, Moses, Knuckles, Payne, McCarter.

Kerr passed Kinzer for the lead on lap 31.

Feature Results: 1. Kerr, 2. Moses, 3. Kinzer, 4. Payne, 5. Knuckles, 6. McIntosh, 7. Giffin, 8. Smith, 9. McCarter, 10. Courtney, 11. Neubert, 12. Polston

Durrence Layne Crate Late Models

Car Count: 23 cars

Drivers Here: Driver list will be posted in Qualifying Results and Heat Race Results.

Qualifying Results: The top-6 from qualifying will be locked into the feature.

1. Jake Knowles (17.675), 2. Michael Courtney, 3. Jake Rainey, 4. Brandon Williams, 5. Cory Hedgecock, 6. Cruz Skinner

Heat Race Results:

B-main Results: There will be two B-mains to set the remainder of the feature lineup.

B-main 1 Finish- 1. Seth Wimpey, 2. Ross White, 3. Will Herrington, 4. Tyler Wood, 5. Zach Sise, 6. Terry Poore, 7. Jordan Hedger, 8. Joe Debby, 9. Jason Frame

B-main 2 Finish- 1. Grant Garrison, 2. Oakley Johns, 3. Zach Pilcher, 4. Riley Hickman, 5. TJ Brittain, 6. Marcus Minga, 7. Deke Waters, 8. Donald Johns

Feature Notes:

30 laps for $2000.

10:32- Green flag!

Lap 10- Caution free. Knowles leads Williams, Hedgecock, Rainey and Skinner

Lap 20 caution. Denby suffers a flat tire and several cars take evasive action. Rainey hits the inside guardrail. Knowles leads Williams, Hedgecock, Skinner, Courtney, Garrison.

Hedgecock closed to Knowles rear spoiler but couldn’t make the move.

Feature Results: 1. Knowles, 2. Hedgecock, 3. Williams, 4. Herrington, 5. Courtney, 6. Garrison, 7. Skinner, 8. Hickman, 9. Wood, 10. Brittain

Donald McIntosh(7m) and Vic Hill ar expected to race with the Fall Nationals tonight

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