InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Spring Nationals event at Crossville Speedway in Crossville, TN on Friday evening, May 17, 2019. 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 coming to SMS will be the “Memorial Day Mayhem” for the American Crate All-Star Series, Limited Late Models, and Sportsman Late Models on May 24, 2019.
Classes in action: Spring Nationals for 4,000-to-win along with some of the track’s support classes.
*Please Note: These updates will focus on the Spring Nationals race.
Weather is expected to be warm with little chance for rain.
The drivers meeting is slated for 6:30pm(Central) with hot laps to follow soon afterward.
Dale McDowell leads the Spring Nationals standings ahead of Donald McIntosh and Ashton Winger.
6:57- Drivers meeting just ended.
Please also consider reading: Dominating Donald McIntosh scores Spring Nationals win at Tri-County & Dale McDowell looking forward to big Spring Nationals weekend
Spring Nationals Super Late Models
Car Count: 15 cars
Drivers Here: Donald McIntosh, Dale McDowell, Ross Bailes, Brandon Overton, Dakotah Knuckles, Robby Moses, Tanner English, David Payne, Tommy Taylor, Dillon Tidmore, Patrick Duggan, Jeff Neubert, Joey Standridge, John Tweed, Scott Cook
Qualifying Results: Drivers will be broken into two groups for qualifying. Group A will be qualifying for the inside rows while Group B will qualify for the outside rows.
Group A Results- 1. Bailes(11.689), 2. McIntosh, 3. Overton, 4. Knuckles
Group B Results- 1. Tweed(12.119), 2. English, 3. McDowell, 4. S Cook
*Bailes time is a new track record.
Heat Race Results: No heat races were needed.
Feature Lineup- 1. Bailes, 2. Tweed, 3. McIntosh, 4. English, 5. Overton, 6. McDowell, 7. Knuckles, 8. Cook, 9. Moses, 10. Neubert, 11. Tidmore, 12. Duggan, 13. Payne, 14. Standridge, 15. Taylor
9:36- Feature rolling out.
9:40- Four wide!
9:41- Green flag!
Caution on the start. McDowell has a problem. Crew looking under the car. HesH out of the race.
Lap 14 caution for Taylor. Bailes leads English, McIntosh, Overton, Knuckles, Cook, Neubert. Top-4 had broken away.
Caution on the restart as second running English slows. Bailes now leads McIntosh, Overton, Knuckles.
Bailes pulls off under caution with a flat right rear. He rejoins the race at the tail.
Caution on the restart for Neubert. McIntosh leads but now second running Overton pulls off. He is out of the race. McIntosh, Knuckles, Cook, Moses, Tidmore.
Lap 25- McIntosh leads Knuckles, Moses, English, Bailes
Lap 28 caution for Cook. Still McIntosh, Knuckles, Moses, English, Bailes, Tidmore, Payne
Feature Results: 1. McIntosh, 2. Knuckles, 3. Moses, 4. English, 5. Bailes, 6. Tidmore, 7. Payne, 8. Neubert