Live Updates: Lucas Oil Series at Smoky Mountain(6-15-19)

Facebooktwitter will be providing live updates from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned ‘Big Daddy 60’ at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Saturday evening, June 15, 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 ‘Mountain Moonshine Classic’ for the Iron-Man Late Model Series, the Durrence-Layne Crate Late Models, and the Iron-Man Modifieds on June 29, 2019.

Classes in action: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for $15,000-to-win(60 laps) as well as the Limited Late Models and Sportsman Late Models.

*Please Note: These updates will focus solely on the LOLMDS race.

General Information:

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

The drivers meeting is slated for 7:00pm with hot laps to follow soon afterward.

This is the third of a three-race weekend for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Kyle Bronson won on Thursday night at Fayetteville(NC) Motor Speedway and Mike Marlar scored the victory on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC.

Jonathan Davenport leads the LOLMDS standings ahead of Tyler Erb, Earl Pearson, Jr., Josh Richards, Devin Moran, Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, Hudson O’Neal, Kyle Bronson, and Don O’Neal.

7:00- Drivers meeting underway.

7:30- Hot laps underway

8:05- Hot laps for all classes have concluded. Qualifying coming up soon.

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.

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Live Updates:

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Car Count: 32 cars

Drivers Here: 0- Scott Bloomquist, 1- Tyler Erb, 1- Earl Pearson, Jr., 1- Devin Moran, 1- Vic Hill, 1G- Ryan King, 2- Stormy Scott, 4T- Tommy Kerr, 5- Don O’Neal, 5- Lamar Winkle, c5- David Crabtree, 5T- John Tweed, 7- Ricky Weiss, 7M- Donald McIntosh, 8- Kyle Strickler, 8- David Payne, 9- Dusty Carver, 14- Josh Richards, 17m- Dale McDowell, 20- Jimmy Owens, 21- Billy Moyer, Jr., 21- Robby Moses, 21K- Dakotah Knuckles, 25- Shane Clanton, 28- Jeff Wolfenbarger, 39- Tim McCreadie, 40- Kyle Bronson, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 71- Hudson O’Neal, 88- Trent Ivey, 157- Mike Marlar

Qualifying Results: Drivers will be broken into two groups for qualifying.

Group A Results- 1. Richards(16.787), 2. Davenport, 3. Marlar, 4. Clanton, 5. Owens, 6. H O’Neal, 7. McIntosh, 8. D O’Neal, 9. Pearson, 10. Buckingham, 11. Strickler, 12. King, 13. Knuckles, 14. Crabtree, 15. Hill, 16. Winkle

Group B Results- 1. McCreadie(16.902), 2. Erb, 3. McDowell, 4. Payne, 5. Moran, 6. Moyer, 7. Scott, 8. Weiss, 9. Bronson, 10. Wolfenbarger, 11. Ivey, 12. Moses, 13. Bloomquist, 14. Kerr, 15. Carver, 16. Tweed

Heat Race Results: There will be four heat races with the top-4 from each transferring to the feature.

Heat 1 Lineup- 1. Richards, 2. Marlar, 3. Owens, 4. McIntosh, 5. Pearson, 6. Strickler, 7. Knuckles, 8. Hill

Heat 1 Finish- 1. Marlar, 2. Richards, 3. Owens, 4. McIntosh… Strickler, Pearson, Knuckles, Hill

*Marlar led all the way. Best battle was between Owen’s, McIntosh and Strickler.

Heat 2 Lineup- 1. Davenport, 2. Clanton, 3. H O’Neal, 4. D O’Neal, 5. Buckingham, 6. King, 7. Crabtree, 8. Winkle

Heat 2 Finish- 1. H O’Neal, 2. Davenport, 3. Buckingham,  4. King … Crabtree,  Clanton, D O’Neal, Winkle

*After contact between Davenport and Clanton up front on the first lap chain reaction resulted in a hard crash between D O’Neal and Winkle. Both drivers appeared to be ok. Clanton pulled off after the contact with Davenport.

Heat 3 Lineup- 1. McCreadie, 2. McDowell, 3. Moran, 4. Scott, 5. Bronson, 6. Ivey, 7. Bloomquist, 8. Carver

Heat 3 Finish- 1. McCreadie, 2. Bronson, 3. Scott, 4. Moran… McDowell, Bloomquist,  Ivey, Carver

*McCreadie led all the way.  McDowell dropped back on the start after going high in turn 2 on the first lap.

Heat 4 Lineup- 1. Erb, 2. Payne, 3. Moyer, 4. Weiss, 5. Wolfenbarger, 6. Moses, 7. Kerr, 8. Tweed

Heat 4 Finish- 1. Weiss, 2. Erb, 3. Payne,  4. Moyer … Kerr, Moses, Wolfenbarger, Tweed

*An impressive run by Weissto come from 4th to the lead.

B-main Results: There will be two B-main races with the top-3 from each transferring to the feature.

B-main 1 Finish-  1. Strickler, 2. Pearson, 3. Hill

B-main 2 Finish- 1. McDowell, 2. Bloomquist,  3. Kerr

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. Marlar, 2. H O’Neal, 3. McCreadie, 4. Weiss, 5. Richards, 6. Davenport, 7. Bronson, 8. Erb, 9. Owens, 10. Buckingham, 11. Scott, 12. Payne, 13. McIntosh, 14. King, 15. Moran, 16. Moyer, 17. Strickler, 18. McDowell, 19. Pearson, 20. Bloomquist, 21. Hill, 22. Kerr, 23. D O’Neal, 24. Clanton

10:43- Feature rolling out. 60 laps for $15,000.

10:55- Four wide!

10:59- Green flag!

Lap 2 caution for debris. Marlar leads H O’Neal, McCreadie, Richards, Weiss, Owens, Davenport, Scott, Bronson, Erb

Lap 22 caution for Moran. Great racing so far. Marlar leads H O’Neal, Owens, McCreadie and Richards

Lap 29 caution for D O’Neal. Marlar leads H O’Neal, Richards, McCreadie, Weiss, Erb

Lap 36 caution for Marlar slow on track. He had lost lead on lap 30. H O’Neal leads Richards, Owens, McCreadie, Weiss, Scott, Erb, Davenport, Strickler, Pearson. Marlar is out.

Lap 49 caution for King. H O’Neal had been out to a big lead over Weiss, Richards, McCreadie, Owens, Erb, Pearson, Davenport, Strickler

H O’Neal pulled away at the end

Davenport’s first points paying finish outside the top-5 in 2019.

Feature Results: 1. Hudson O’Neal, 2. Weiss, 3. Richards, 4. McCreadie, 5. Owens, 6. Erb, 7. Pearson, 8. Strickler, 9. Scott, 10. Davenport

Tim McCreadie will be among those vying for $15,000 at Smoky Moutain


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