InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $50,000-to-win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Sunoco North-South 100 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday, August 14, 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 low 80s with nighttime lows dropping into the 60s with little chance for rain.
Drivers Meeting: 7:00pm
Feature Payout: $50,000-to-win. 100 laps
Track Description: Half-mile clay oval with banked turns.
Other Classes: Modifieds
Pre-race Notes: Tim McCreadie leads the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series standings over Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O’Neal, Kyle Bronson, Tyler Erb, Jimmy Owens, Ricky Thornton Jr., Josh Richards, Shane Clanton and Mike Marlar
7:00- Hot laps underway.
Please also consider reading: Brandon Overton kicks off North-South 100 weekend with Florence victory & Michael Chilton looking to add to recent successes
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
B-main 1 Lineup(Top-3 transfer to the feature): 1. Scott James, 2. Devin Gilpin, 3. Kent Robinson, 4. Nick Hoffman, 5. Spencer Hughes, 6. Shane Clanton, 7. Dustin Linville, 8. Duane Chamberlain, 9. Jesse Lay, 10. Kody Evans, 11. Robby Hensley, 12. Grant Garrison, 13. Jason Jameson, 14. Ethan Toedter, 15. Jeremy Freeman
B-main 1 Finish: 1. Gilpin, 2. James, 3. Hoffman
B-main 2 Lineup(Top-3 transfer to the feature)– 1. Ricky Thornton Jr., 2. Dale McDowell, 3. Stormy Scott, 4. Matt Cosner, 5. Josh Richards, 6. Johnny Scott, 7. Tommy Bailey, 8. Todd Brennan, 9. Justin Ratliff, 10. James Rice, 11. Trevor Landrum, 12. Tristan Chamberlain, 13. Jeremy Creech, 14. Vern LeFevers, 15. Curt Addison
B-main 2 Finish: 1. Thornton, 2. Richards, 3. J Scott
*Big crash on the start of B-main 2. Contact between Stormy Scott and Dale McDowell sent Scott into the inside berm where he made hard contact. Both cars pitted to repair damage and restarted from the tail.
North-South 100 Starting Lineup: 1. Tim McCreadie, 2. Michael Chilton, 3. Brandon Overton, 4. Hudson O’Neal, 5. Darrell Lanigan, 6. Kyle Bronson, 7. Josh Rice, 8. Mike Marlar, 9. Jonathan Davenport, 10. Zack Dohm, 11. Tyler Erb, 12. Jimmy Owens, 13. Gregg Satterlee, 14. Kyle Strickler, 15. Terry Phillips, 16. Earl Pearson Jr., 17. Gilpin, 18. Thornton, 19. James, 20. Richards, 21. Hoffman, 22. J Scott, 23. Clanton, 24. S Scott, 25. Cosner, 26. Landrum
7:55- Those cars already locked into the feature from Friday night will now have a hot laps session.
8:30- Doing some track prep.
9:20- Feature rolling out. 100 laps for $50,000.
There will be out-of-car introductions.
9:45- Engines have fired. Here we go!
9:49- Four wide!
9:52- Green flag!
Lap 10- McCreadie leads Overton, Chilton, O’Neal, Bronson. Caution free so far.
Lap 25- Still caution free. Overton leads McCreadie, O’Neal, Bronson, Rice
Lap 40- Still caution free. Overton leads McCreadie, Rice, O’Neal, Bronson, Davenport, Chilton, Marlar
Lap 43 caution. This might have been to get the ambulance out of the infield. Overton took the lead on lap 21 and still holds it over McCreadie, Rice, Bronson, O’Neal, Davenport, Chilton, Dohm, Marlar, Erb
Halfway- Overton, McCreadie, Rice, Bronson, Davenport, O’Neal.
Lap 53 caution for flat tire on Johnny Scott. Overton and McCreadie do not appear to be pushing very hard. Thornton took the opportunity to pit. Marlar also pitted.
Lap 60- Rice really starting to push. He gets by McCreadie for second. Overton leads.
Lap 70- Overton leads but Rice keeping pace. McCreadie, Davenport, Dohm, Bronson run 3-6.
Lap 80 caution. Overton leads Rice, McCreadie, Davenport, Dohm, Bronson, Owens, Erb, O’Neal, Hoffman.
10 to go- Overton cruising. Rice, Davenport, McCreadie, Owens run 2-5.
Feature Results: 1. Overton, 2. McCreadie, 3. Davenport, 4. Owens, 5. Rice, 6. Bronson, 7. Hoffman, 8. Erb, 9. S Scott, 10. Thornton, 11. Satterlee, 12. Chilton, 13. O’Neal, 14. Strickler, 15. Richards, 16. James, 17. Pearson, 18. Clanton, 19. Landrum, 20. Dohm, 21. Lanigan, 22. J Scott, 23. Marlar, 24. Cosner, 25. Phillips, 26. Gilpin