Live Updates: Southern Nationals at Crossville(7-23-20)

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InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $3,500-to-win Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series event at Crossville Speedway in Crossville, TN on Thursday evening, July 23, 2020. 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 there will be the Iron-Man Classic featuring a $5,000-to-win Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Late Model Series race along with Limited Late Models, Sportsman Late Models and FWD.

General Information:

Weather is expected to be warm with a chance for spotty showers.

Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 7:00pm(central time).

This is a 35-lap race paying $3,500-to-win.

This is the eighth visit to Crossville Speedway for the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals.

Brandon Overton won the Southern Nationals race held at Crossville in 2019.

Brandon Overton currently leads the series standings over Chris Madden, Ross Bailes, Donald McIntosh and Tyler Millwood.

6:13(central) – A few raindrops starting to fall.

7:00- Drivers meeting underway.

7:40- Hot laps about to begin. A little sprinkle of rain held things up just a bit.

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:

Southern Nationals

Car Count: 20 cars

Drivers Here: 00- Dalton Polston, R1- Riley Hickman, 2- Pearson Lee Williams, 7G- Craig Greer, 7m- Donald McIntosh, 8- David Payne, 17- Logan Roberson, 17- Brett Wyatt, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 27- Jadon Frame, 31- Tyler Millwood, 44- Chris Madden, 58- Ross Bailes, 58- Kenny Cobble, 66- Jake Knowles, 76- Brandon Overton, 83- Jensen Ford, 91- Heath Hindman

Qualifying Results: There will be two groups for qualifying. The top-5 from each group will be locked into the feature.

Group A Results- 1. McIntosh(13.058), 2. Hedgecock, 3. Payne, 4. Ford, 5. Millwood

Group B Results- 1. Overton(12.984), 2. Bailes, 3. Madden, 4. Williams, 5. Hickman

Heat Race Results:

B-main Results: There will be one B-main with all drivers transferring to the feature.

1. Roberson, 2. Polston, 3. Frame, 4. Hindman, 5. Knowles, 6. Wyatt, 7. Cobble, 8. Greer

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. McIntosh, 2. Overton, 3. Hedgecock, 4. Bailes, 5. Payne, 6. Madden, 7. Ford, 8. Williams, 9. Millwood, 10. Hickman, 11. Roberson, 12. Polston, 13. Frame, 14. Hindman, 15. Knowles, 16. Wyatt, 17. Cobble, 18. Greer

9:37- Feature rolling out. 35 laps for $3500.

9:44- Four wide!

9:45- Green flag!

Lap 3 caution for Greer. Overton leads McIntosh, Hedgecock, Bailes, Madden, Payne, Williams

Lap 11 caution for Ford. Overton leads and had been pulling away. Madden now second then Hedgecock, McIntosh, Bailes

Lap 16 caution as Bailes spins while racing with Madden for second. Overton leads Madden, Hedgecock, Williams, McIntosh.

Bailes pulled alongside to show displeasure with Madden.

Lap 18 caution. Bailes pulls off with flat tire. Still Overton then Hedgecock, Madden, McIntosh, Williams, Millwood, Frame

Lap 25 caution for Frame. Overton leads Hedgecock, Madden, McIntosh, Millwood, Williams.

Top-4 stayed tighter together that run.

Feature Results: 1. Brandon Overton, 2. Madden, 3. Hedgecock, 4. McIntosh, 5. Millwood, 6. Payne, 7. Knowles, 8. Williams

Ross Bailes has been fastest in Southern Nationals qualifying multiple times

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