InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from Southern Nationals Bonus Series?Iron-Man Series race from Tazewell Speedway for Tuesday night, July 3, 2018. Today’s updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).
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Classes in action: Super Late Models for $5,000-to-win.
*These updates will focus solely on the Southern Nationals Bonus Series/Iron-Man Series race due to spotty cell reception in the area.
General Information: The drivers meeting is slated for 7:15pm with hot laps to follow.
7:40- Drivers meeting is underway
8:20- Hot laps for all classes are about to begin
Weather is expected to be hot with very little chance for rain.
After six completed events on the SNBS, Aaron Ridley leads the standings over David Payne, Casey Roberts and Chicky Barton.
This event is co-sanctioned with the Iron-Man Series. Joey Standridge leads those standings.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
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Southern Nationals Bonus Series
Car Count: 19 cars
Drivers Here: 1- Vic Hill, 2- Mitchell Childress, 3- Steve Smith, 4- Clyde Overholt, 7- Brian Smith, 8- David Payne, 10- Chad Ogle, 11B- Stacy Boles, 18- Eric Wells, 20- Brad Dyer, 21K- Dakotah Knuckles, 22- Lynn Leach, 23- Lane Clifton, 25- Eric Webber, 35- Matt Tharp 54- Mitchell Burke, 56- Joey Standridge, 81- Aaron Ridley, 86- Jeff Neubert, 101- Casey Roberts, 144- Chicky Barton, 156- Joey Standridge
Qualifying Results: The field will be divided into two groups with the top 5 from each transferring to the feature
Group A Results- 1. B Smith(11.720), 2. C Ogle 3. Ridley 4. Barton 5. Overholt
Group B Results- 1. Knuckles(11.491) 2. Wells. 3. Hill 4. Neubert. 5. Clifton
Heat Race Results: No heat races
Feature Lineup- 1. B Smith 2. Knuckles 3. Ogle 4. Wells 5. Ridley 6. Hill 7. Barton 8. Neubert 9. Overholt 10. Clifton 11. S Smith 12. Leach 13. Tharp 14. Standridge 15. Burke 16. Payne 17. Childress 18. Webber 19. Dyer
10:24- Feature rolling out, 40 laps for $5,000!
10:30- Four wide!
10:34- Green Flag!
Lap 15- Caution for flat tire on fifth running Ridley. Knuckles leads B Smith, Ogle, Wells, Hill, Barton, Neubert. Intense racing in traffic.
Leading car of Knuckles pulls into pits under caution with smoke boiling out
Lap 17- Caution for crash. Hill, Neubert, Ogle, Barton involved. Wells leads B Smith. Running order is B Smith, Wells, Hill, Barton, Payne, Ridley. Hill has pulled off the track
Caution on the restart for flat tire on Ridley
Wells took the lead on lap 19 and controlled the race from that point.
Feature Results: 1. Wells 2. B Smith 3. Payne 4. Barton 5. Overholt 6. Tharp 7. Neubert 8. Standridge