InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $4,000-to-win Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series-sanctioned Labor Day Showdown at Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Friday, September 3, 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 next event at SMS will be the King of the Mountain Fall Classic with the Southern All-Star Dirt Racing Series competing for a $7,500-to-win purse and the Topless Outlaws Late Model Series racing for a $3,000-to-win purse on September 25, 2021.
Weather Forecast: Daytime high in the 80s with nighttime lows dropping into the 60s with little to no chance for rain.
Drivers Meeting: 6:45pm
Feature Payout: $4,000-to-win. 40 laps
Track Description: Third-mile mile clay oval with banked turns.
Other Classes: 604 Crate Late Models, 602 Late Models, FWD, Pony, Beginner, Enduro
Pre-race Notes: Jensen Ford currently leads the Iron-Man Late Model Series South standings.
This is the first of a three-race weekend with events at Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, Tennessee on Saturday and Tazewell(TN) Speedway on Sunday.
6:45- Drivers meeting about to begin.
7:05- Hot laps about to get underway.
Iron-Man Late Model Series
Car Count: 23 cars
Drivers Here: M1- Bill Mahan, D2- Jesse Lowe, T6- Tod Hernandez, 7m- Donald McIntosh, 7G- Craig Greer, 07- Scott Hall, 8- David Payne, 9- Dusty Carver, 9- Jason Croft, 11- Cruz Skinner, D11- Davy Davis, 13- Scott Cook, 16- Sam Seawright, 23- Ahnna Parkhurst, 24H- Phil Helton, 26- Justin Owens, 33- David Brandon, 38- Danny Turner, 53- Ray Cook, 83- Jensen Ford, 85- Ronnie Johnson, 87- Andrew Littleton, 91- Heath Hindman
Qualifying Results: The field will be divided into two groups for qualifying with the top-6 from each group getting locked into the feature.
Group A Results- 1. Croft(14.832), 2. McIntosh, 3. Seawright, 4. Parkhurst, 5. R Cook, 6. Skinner
Group B Results- 1. S Cook(14.925), 2. Ford, 3. Brannon, 4. Hindhman, 5. Carver, 6. Mahan
B-Main Results: There will be one B-main. All cars will transfer.
B-main Finish- 1. Payne, 2. Hernandez, 3. Lowe, 4. Turner, 5. Hall, 6. Greer, 7. Littleton, 8. Davis, 9. Owens, 10. Helton
Feature Lineup- 1. Croft, 2. S Cook, 3. McIntosh, 4. Ford, 5. Seawright, 6. Brannon, 7. Parkhurst, 8. Hindman, 9. R Cook, 10. Carver, 11. Skinner, 12. Mahan, 13. Payne, 14. Hernandez, 15. Lowe, 16. Turner, 17. Hall, 18. Greer, 19. Littleton, 20. Davis, 21. Owens, 22. Helton
*Ronnie Johnson has scratched for the night with mechanical trouble.
9:20- Feature rolling out. 40 laps for $4,000.
9:26- Four wide!
9:28- Green flag!
Greer and Littleton get tangled up on the initial attempt at a start.
Lap 11 caution for Greer. McIntosh leads Croft, Seawright, Ford, Skinner, R Cook, S Cook, Brannon
Lap 19 caution for R Cook. McIntosh leads Seawright, Ford, Skinner, Croft, Hindman, S Cook, Parkhurst
5 laps to go. McIntosh leads Seawright, Ford
Feature Results: 1. McIntosh, 2. Seawright, 3. Skinner, 4. Ford, 5. Croft, 6. Hindman, 7. Lowe, 8. Payne, 9. Carver, 10. Parkhurst, 11. Brannon, 12. Hernandez