InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $4,000-to-win ‘Cabin Fever’ Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series-sanctioned event at Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, GA on Saturday, January 30, 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 12:00 noon.
The Iron-Man feature will be 40 laps paying $4,000-to-win.
Ryan King was the 2020 Iron-Man Late Model Series champion.
This is the season-opening event for the series.
11:50- Drivers being called to the drivers meeting.
12:00 – Drivers meeting underway.
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Valvoline Iron-Man Late Models
Car Count: 42 cars
Drivers Here: 00- Matt Henderson, 00- Dalton Polston, 2- Josh Walker, 4- Justin Litchford, 6- Clay Coghlan, T6- Tod Hernandez, 7- Richard Smith, 7c- Dillon Crim, 7G- Craig Greer, 7m- Donald McIntosh, 07- Todd Morrow, 9- John Ownbey, 10- Garrett Smith, 11- Josh Rice, 14- Johnny Cloer, 16- Sam Seawright, 17- Colton Profitt, 17w- Tom Watson, 18- David Seibers, H22- Brandon Hardgrove, 23- Ahnna Parkhurst, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 26- Justin Owens, 28- Travis McDowell, 29- Christian Hanger, H31- Robby Mason, 34- Ellery Leake, 44D- Dalton Cook, 46- Chris Jones, 48- Booger Brooks, 56- Joey Standridge, 71- Pierce McCarter, 71R- Danny Richards, 74- John Minon, 85- Randy Weaver, 99- Derek Ellis, 99- Shun Thomas, 118- Mark Page, 121- Blake Craft, 354- Chris Ash, 629- Landon Gentry
Qualifying Results: Cars will be broken into two groups. The top-3 from each group will transfer to the feature.
Group A Results- 1. Christian Hanger (14.923), 2. Donald McIntosh, 3. Booger Brooks
Group B Results- 1. Randy Weaver(14.857), 2. John Ownbey, 3. Cory Hedgecock
Heat Race Results: There will be four heats with the top-4 from each transferring to the feature.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Seawright, 2. Ellis, 3. McCarter, 4. Seibers
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Morrow, 2. Craft, 3. Profitt, 4. Jones
Heat 3 Finish- 1. Rice, 2. Henderson, 3. G Smith, 4. Thomas
Heat 4 Finish- 1. Parkhurst, 2. Mason, 3. Cook, 4. Page
Feature Lineup- 1. Hanger, 2. Weaver, 3. McIntosh, 4. Ownbey, 5. Brooks, 6. Hedgecock, 7. Seawright, 8. Rice, 9. Morrow, 10. Parkhurst, 11. Ellis, 12. Henderson, 13. Craft, 14. Mason, 15. McCarter, 16. Smith, 17. Profitt, 18. Cook, 19. Seibers, 20. Thomas, 21. Jones, 22. Page
6:15- Feature rolling out. 40 laps for $4,000.
6:18- Four wide!
6:23- Green flag!
First start waved off
Hanger spins off turn 2 on the second attempt at a start. No one else involved. He goes to the tail. McIntosh moves to the front row.
Lap 9 caution- Weaver leads McIntosh, Ownbey, Brooks, Seawright, Hedgecock
Caution on the restart for spin by Thomas
Another caution on the second attempt at a restart for Rice and Thomas
Lap 20- Weaver leads McIntosh, Ownbey, Brooks, Seawright. Everyone on the bottom.
Caution on lap 20 for Rice. Leaders were just about to get in traffic.
Lap 28 caution for Henderson. Weaver leads McIntosh, Ownbey, Seawright, Brooks, Hedgecock, Morrow
5 to go. Still Weaver, McIntosh, Ownbey
McIntosh got on Weaver’s outside on the last lap in traffic but Weaver won the race to the checkered.
Feature Results: 1. Weaver, 2. McIntosh, 3. Ownbey, 4. Seawright, 5. Brooks, 6. Hedgecock, 7. Morrow, 8. Craft, 9. Ellis, 10. McCarter