InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Southern Nationals Bonus Series and Iron-Man Championship Series race from the Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, TN for Sunday evening, July 2, 2017. Today’s updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).
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To follow along, simply scroll down and look under each heading for that particular class. Also, refresh the page frequently as new information will be added often.
Classes in action: Southern Nationals Bonus Series/Iron-Man Super Late Models for $5,000-to-win. Iron-Man Open Wheel Modifieds for $1,000-to-win, and other classes.
*Due to spotty cell reception at Tazewell Speedway, these updates may be somewhat limited.
General Information: Drivers meeting meeting set for 7:30pm.
Weather is expected to be warm with a chance for scattered showers.
David Payne enters the night leading the Southern National Bonus Series standings over Donald McIntosh.
Carder Miller leads the Iron-Man Championship Series standings.
7:40- Drivers meeting has concluded.
7:52- Hot laps about to begin.
9:00- Super Late Models about to qualify.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
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Super Late Models
Car Count: 20 cars
Drivers Here: 1- Vic Hill, 1A- Levi Ashby, 3- Steve Smith, 3N- Austin Neely, 4- Clyde Overholt, 7- Donald McIntosh, 7- Brian Smith, 8- David Payne, 10- Chad Ogle, 11- Tommy Bailey, 21k- Dakotah Knuckles, 24- Mack McCarter, 29- Jason Welshan, 54- Mitchell Burke, 56- Joey Standridge, 69- Carder Miller, 86- Jeff Neubert, 101- Forrest Trent, 144- Chicky Barton, 201- Billy Ogle, Jr.
Qualifying Results: Cars will be broken into two groups with the top-2 from each being locked into the feature.
Group A Results- 1. Knuckles (12.081), 2. S Smith… 3. Neely, 4. McIntosh, 5. McCarter
Group B Results- 1. Hill(12.047), 2. B Ogle … 3. Miller, 4. Welshan, 5. Payne
Heat Race Results: There will be two heat races to set the remainder of the starting lineup.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. McIntosh, 2. Neely, 3. McCarter, 4. Neubert, 5. C Ogle, 6. B Smith, 7. Burke, 8. Trent
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Welshan, 2. Miller, 3. Overholt, 4. Payne, 5. Bailey, 6. Standridge, 7. Ashby, 8. Barton
Feature Lineup- 1. Knuckles, 2. Hill, 3. S Smith, 4. B Ogle, 5. McIntosh, 6. Welshan, 7. Neely, 8. Miller, 9. McCarter, 10. Overholt, 11. Neubert, 12. Payne, 13. C Ogle, 14. Bailey, 15. B Smith, 16. Standridge, 17. Burke, 18. Ashby, 19. Trent, 20. Barton
11:08- Green flag!
Lap 20 caution free. Hill leads Knuckles, S Smith, B Ogle, McIntosh
Race ran caution free with very little passing.
Hill reports that he had no brakes throughout the feature but kept the lead by holding the bottom in traffic.
Feature Results: 1. Hill, 2. Knuckles, 3. S Smith, 4. B Ogle, 5. McIntosh, 6. Welshan, 7. Neely, 8. Neubert, 9. Miller, 10. C Ogle, 11. Payne, 12. Overholt
Open Wheel Modifieds
Car Count: 11 cars
Qualifying Results: All cars will be locked into the feature via qualifying.
1. Jeff Hamby, Jr.(13.367), 2. Mikah Reams, 3. Blake Brown, 4. Jamie Mosley, 5. Wayne James, 6. Billy Palmer, 7. Steve Smith, 8. Aaron Ratliff
Feature Results: 1. Brown, 2. Hamby, 3. Smith, 4. Ratliff, 5. Tyler James
Feature was given a green/white/checkered to end on lap 13 due to the number of cautions.
Car Count: 20 cars
Qualifying Results: 1. Travis Fultz (12.476), 2. Matt Tharp, 3. Cody Smith, 4. Aaron Guinn, 5. Rex Coffey
Feature Results: 1. Travis Fultz, 2. Matt Tharp, 3. Aaron Guinn, 4. Cody Smith, 5. Jonathan Miracle, 6. Rex Coffey