InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $5,000-to-win ‘Hangover’ Iron-Man Late Model Series-officiated event at 411 Motor Speedway Speedway in Seymour, TN on Saturday, January 2, 2021. 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 2020 season has concluded at Smoky Mountain. Look for information coming soon regarding the track’s exciting plans for 2021.
Weather is expected to be cool with little to no chance for rain.
Drivers meeting is slated for 11:00am.
The Super Late Model feature will be 50 laps paying $5,000-to-win.
This is the 11th edition of the Hangover.
Donald McIntosh is a four-time winner of this event, including last year’s running.
Drivers meeting has been pushed back to 11:30.
11:30- Drivers meeting underway.
11:50- Hot laps underway for all classes.
12:50- Hot laps being delayed following a wild crash involving Riley Hickman (See attached tweet below). He emerged from the car under his own power.
1:05- Hot laps resuming follow track repair in the area where Hickman flipped.
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Super Late Models
Car Count: 28 cars
Drivers Here: 00- Matt Henderson, 1A- Levi Ashby, R1- Riley Hickman, 3- Steve Smith, 6- Clay Coghlan, 7- Drake Troutman, 7G- Craig Greer, D8- Dustin Linville, 11- Tommy Bailey, 14- Johnny Cloer, 17- Colton Profit, 17s- Steve Stollings, H22- Brandon Hardgrove, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 25- Daniel Richards, 26- Jimmy Sharpe Jr., 27- Joe Debby, 27H- Christian Hanger, 27J- Jadon Frame, 31- Tyler Millwood, 54- Larry Barber Jr., 71- Pierce McCarter, 74- John Minon, 83- Clint Hodges, 93- Charles Zimmerman 102- Stephen Seaters, 393- DJ Hayes, 626- Brian Mullins,
Qualifying Results: The field will be broken into two groups for qualifying. The top-6 from each group will be locked into the feature.
Group A Results- 1. Hedgecock(13.226), 2. Linville, 3. Ashby, 4. Sharpe, 5. Henderson, 6. Bailey
Group B Results- 1. Coghlan(13.532), 2. McCarter, 3. Troutman, 4. Hanger, 5. Millwood, 6. Minon
Heat Race Results: There will be two heats with the top-5 from each transferring to the feature.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Cloer, 2. Frame, 3. Profit, 4. Hardgrove, 5. Greer
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Stollings, 2. Barber, 3. Hodges, 4. Richards, 5. Hayes
Feature Lineup- 1. Hedgecock, 2. Coghlan, 3. Linville, 4. McCarter, 5. Ashby, 6. Troutman, 7. Sharpe, 8. Hanger, 9. Henderson, 10. Millwood, 11. Bailey, 12. Minon, 13. Clover, 14. Stollings, 15. Frame, 16. Barber, 17. Proffit, 18. Hodges, 19. Hardgrove, 20. Richards, 21. Greer, 22. Hayes
6:40- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $5,000.
6:43- Green flag!
Lap 4 caution for Coghlan. Hedgecock leads McCarter, Linville, Sharpe, Ashby, Henderson
Lap 5 caution for Barber. Hedgecock still leads but Linville now second and Sharpe third.
Lap 8 caution. Hedgecock leads Linville, McCarter, Troutman, Ashby.
Track very rough.
Lap 14 caution. Hedgecock leads but Linville staying with him. McCarter, Troutman, Ashby, Millwood, Hanger, Frame follow.
Lap 15 caution for second running Linville. Hedgecock now leads McCarter, Troutman, Ashby, Millwood, Hanger, Frame
Lap 19 caution for Hedgecock after he fell back to third on the last restart then had contact while three-wide racing for second with Troutman and Millwood. McCarter leads Troutman, Hanger, Proffit and Frame.
Lap 25 caution after contact between Millwood and Frame. McCarter leads Hanger, Proffit, Troutman and Bailey.
Only 7 cars remain.
Lap 36 caution as third running Proffit pulls off. McCarter leads Hanger, Troutman, Bailey, Sharpe.
Feature Results: 1. Pierce McCarter, 2. Hanger, 3. Bailey, 4. Troutman, 5. Sharpe, 6. Stollings, 7. Proffit, 8. Ashby, 9. Millwood, 10. Frame, 11. Richards, 12. Hedgecock, 13. Linville, 14. Henderson, 15. Cloer, 16. Greer, 17. Hodges, 18. Barber, 19. Coghlan, 20. Minon, 21. Hayes, 22. Hardgrove
— Richard Allen/InsideDirtRacing.com (@RichardAllenIDR) January 3, 2021
Here’s is our interview with Riley Hickman following his wild crash:
— Richard Allen/InsideDirtRacing.com (@RichardAllenIDR) January 2, 2021