Live Updates: Southern All Stars at Smoky Mountain(10-17-20)

Facebooktwitter will be providing live updates from the $7,000-to-win ‘King of the Mountain’ Southern All Stars-sanctioned event at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Saturday evening, October 17, 2020. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram).

We will also provide limited updates for the American Crate All-Star Series $3,000-to-win race.

These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. This is the final event of 2020 but the track has big plans for next season.

General Information:

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

Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

The Southern All Stars race will be a 50-lap feature paying $7,000-to-win.

Billy Franklin currently leads the Southern All Stars standings over Mark Dodson.

6:00- Drivers meeting has concluded.

6:15- Hot laps underway for all classes.

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.

Please also consider reading: Dale McDowell claims Southern All Stars thriller at Smoky Mountain & Cory Hedgecock scores Topless Outlaw win at Smoky Mountain & Carder Miller roars to American Crate win at SMS 

Live Updates:

Southern All Stars

Car Count: 33 cars

Drivers Expected: R1- Riley Hickman, 4T- Tommy Kerr, c5- David Crabtree, 6- Clay Coughlan, 7m- Donald McIntosh, 7w- Ricky Weiss, 9- Dusty Carver, 11- Austin Kirkpatrick, 11B- Stacy Boles, 12- Ashton Winger, 16- Sam Seawright, 17- Billy Franklin, 17m- Dale McDowell, 18x- Michael Page, 21- Robby Moses, 22- Will Roland, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 24- Zach Leonhardi, 28- Jeff Wolfenbarger, 32- Mark Dodson, 34- Ellery Leake, k37- Mike Weeks, 44D- Dalton Cook, 53- Ray Cook, 57- Cameron Marlar, 66- Jake Knowles, 66- Jordan Rodabaugh, 79- Ben Watkins, 84- Austin Smith, 99- Derek Ellis, 329- Travis Fultz

Qualifying Results: The field will be broken into two qualifying groups. No one will be locked into the feature via time-trials.

Group A Results- 1. D Cook(16.798), 2. Seawright, 3. Winger, 4. Leonhardi, 5. Hedgecock, 6. Hickman, 7. Roland, 8. Ford

Group B Results- 1. McDowell(16.773), 2. Weiss, 3. Kirkpatrick, 4. Page, 5. McIntosh, 6. Kerr, 7. Rodabaugh, 8. R Cook

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

Heat 1 Finish: 1. Winger, 2. D Cook, 3. Hedgecock, 4. Roland

Heat 2 Finish: 1. McDowell, 2. Kirkpatrick, 3. McIntosh, 4. Moses

Heat 3 Finish: 1. Leonhardi, 2. Seawright, 3. Ford, 4. Hickman

Heat 4 Finish: 1. Weiss, 2. Page, 3. Kerr, 4. Watkins

B-main Results: There will be one B-main with the top-6 transferring to the feature.

B-main Finish: 1. A Smith, 2. Knuckles, 3. Fultz, 4. Boles, 5. Rodabaugh, 6. C Marlar

*A wild crash on the start. The car of Jake Knowles appeared to have some sort of failure and went straight into the turn one wall. Derek Ellis was collected and rolled over multiple times. Both drivers were reported to be uninjured.

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. Winger, 2. McDowell, 3. Leonhardi, 4. Weiss, 5. D Cook, 6. Kirkpatrick, 7. Seawright, 8. Page, 9. Hedgecock, 10. McIntosh, 11. Ford, 12. Kerr, 13. Roland, 14. Moses, 15. Hickman, 16. Watkins, 17. A Smith, 18. Knuckles, 19. Fultz, 20. Boles, 21. Rodabaugh, 22. C Marlar, 23. Billy Franklin, 24. Mark Dodson

10:07- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $7,000.

10:22- Driver intros are complete and the engines have fired.

10:25- Four wide!

10:27- Green flag!

Leonhardi falls to the rear on the start with mechanical issues.

Lap 5 caution for McIntosh. McDowell leads Winger, Seawright, Weiss, D Cook, Kirkpatrick, Page, Hedgecock

Lap 21 caution for Hedgecock slowing. McDowell was leading but battling traffic. Winger, Seawright and Weiss were in a tight battle for positions 2-4. Kirkpatrick, Page, Ford and D Cook run 5-8.

Lap 23 caution. Winger attempted a major slide job on McDowell for the lead and slid all the way into the outside wall. Knuckles and A Smith were collected by the slowing Winger car. McDowell leads Seawright, Weiss, Kirkpatrick, Page, Ford, D Cook

10 to go- McDowell leads Weiss, Seawright, Page and Kirkpatrick

McDowell dominated

Feature Results: 1. McDowell, 2. Weiss, 3. Seawright, 4. Page, 5. Kirkpatrick, 6. Ford, 7. D Cook, 8. Moses, 9. Roland, 10. Hickman, 11. Watkins, 12. C Marlar, 13. Boles, 14. Franklin, 15. Fultz, 16. Kerr, 17. Winger, 18. Knuckles, 19. A Smith, 20. Hedgecock, 21. Dodson, 22. Rodabaugh, 23. McIntosh, 24. Leonhardi

American Crate All-Star Series

Car Count: 34 cars

Qualifying Results: 1. Cameron Weaver (17.450), 2. Eli Beets, 3. Josh Henry, 4. Carder Miller, 5. Matt Long, 6. Tyler Arrington, 7. Jensen Ford, 8. Brandon Miller, 9. Logan Roberson, 10. Josh Fields, 11. Trevor Sise, 12. Colton Proffit

Feature Lineup: 1. Eli Beets, 2. Cameron Weaver, 3. Josh Henry, 4. Carder Miller, 5. Tyler Arrington, 6. Matt Long, 7. Greg Martin, 8. Logan Roberson, 9. Jake Teague, 10. Bradley Lewelling, 11. Trevor Sise, 12. Cory Hedgecock, 13. Jensen Ford, 14. Ross White, 15. Zach Sise

Feature Results: 1. Beets, 2. Weaver, 3. Teague, 4. T Sise, 5. Miller, 6. Roberson, 7. Henry, 8. Long, 9. Arrington, 10. Lewelling

Trevor Sise won the season-long American Crate All-Star Series championship.


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