Live Updates from the Walter Ball Memorial at Volunteer Speedway(4-19-14)


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We will be providing live updates from the Walter Ball Memorial at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN for Saturday night, April 19, 2014. Tonight’s updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).

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Classes in action: 

Steelhead(Limited) Late Models in a $2,000-to-win feature of 40 laps.

Crate Late Models

Modified Hobby


Drivers meeting is set for 7:15 with cars slated to hit the track around 7:30.


Weather is expected to be partly cloudy with daytime highs in the upper 60s and nighttime lows in the upper 40s.

General Information:

This race serves to honor the late Walter Ball, who raced on numerous tracks throughout east Tennessee from the 1950s- 1970s. His son, Dale Ball, is a regular competitor at the Volunteer Speedway.

7:20- Drivers meeting ongoing.

7:30- Cars being sent out to run the track in.

Feature lineups while be set by time-trials.


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

Live Updates:

Limited Late Models

Drivers here- 14 cars

23- Cory Hedgecock, 0- Ross White, 32j- Jason Manley, 23L- Layne Clifton, 5- John Tweed, 14g- Weston Gantte, 0f- Jensen Ford, 2x- Anthony White, 29- Jason Welshan, 31- Greg Estes, 88- Vic Chandler, 07- Jason Cardwell, 44c- Josh Collins, 00- Ruben Mayfield.

8:05- Hot laps complete

Qualifying Results- 1. Welshan(12.815), 2. R White, 3. A White, 4. Estes, 5. Tweed, 6. Collins, 7. Cardwell, 8. Hedgecock, 9. Manley, 10. Chandler

9:25- Feature lining up.

9:30- Green flag!

Lap 4 caution for Chandler. Welshan leading R White, A White, Estes, Tweed, Hedgecock, Cardwell.

Lap 14 caution for A White slow on track. Welshan still leads R White, Estes, Tweed, Cardwell, Hedgecock, Manley. Hedgecock had been 4th was docked positions for jumping last restart.

Lap 23 caution for the leader Welshan stopped on track. He’s out. R White leads Estes, Tweed, Cardwell, Manley, Hedgecock.

Caution on restart as Manley crashed on backstretch. Possible contact with Cardwell. Manley made angry gesture toward him as cars rolled by under caution. Next time by Cardwell stopped at the scene and the two exchanged words.

Feature finish- 1. Estes, 2. Hedgecock, 3. R White, 4. Cardwell, 5. Collins, 6. Mayfield, 7. Gantte.

Estes took the lead from R White on lap 32 after working on him for several laps. Hedgecock made a big charge through the field after that early penalty.

Ross White’s car appears to have caught on fire after the race. Crews have it extinguished.

Crate Late Models

Drivers here- 14 cars

2t- Tim Maupin, 00- Tyler Dixon, 75- Ricky Moore, 33- Warren McMahan, 18g- Gary Crittenden, 5g- Greg Burchett, 19t- Joey Tweed, 56- Hugh Scalf, 12- Eric Register, 73- Richard Adkins, 24- Tim Byrd, 29- Jason Welshan, 21w- Ken Wilkerson, 15- Bryan Dennis.

8:00- Hot laps complete

Qualifying Results- 1. Welshan(13.338), 2. McMahan, 3. Byrd, 4. Maupin, 5. Dennis, 6. Moore, 7. Crittenden, 8. Register, 9. Burchett, 10. Adkins

9:05- Feature rolling out.

9:07- Green flag!

Lap 7 caution for Adkins. Welshan leads, McMahan, Dennis, Byrd and Moore.

Feature finish- 1. Welshan, 2. McMahan, 3. Byrd, 4. Moore, 5. Maupin, 6. Dennis.

Welshan got out to a good lead and pulled away in traffic. McMahan and Byrd were side by side at the finish. Good battle from 3rd on back throughout the race.

Modified Hobby

Car Count- 11 cars

Qualifying Results- 1. Jamie Whitt, 2. Dale Reed, 3. Charles Bates, 4. Parker Estes, 5. Mike Mays.

10:00- Feature about to start.

Feature Results- 1. Jamie Whitt, 2. Parker Estes, 3. Charles Bates, 4. Dale Reed, 5. Mike Mays


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