InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $5,000-to-win unsanctioned ‘Hangover’ Super Late Model event at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, TN on Friday, December 31, 2021. 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 2021 season has concluded at SMS. Check in for the full 2022 schedule at a later date but make plans now to attend the $50,000-to-win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on the weekend of June 17-18, 2022.
Weather Forecast: Daytime highs in the 60s with nighttime lows dropping into the 50s with a slight chance for rain.
Drivers Meeting: 12:30pm
Feature Payout: $5,000-to-win. 40 laps
Track Description: 3/8 mile clay oval with banked turns.
Other Classes: 604 Crate Late Models, Modifieds and others
Pre-race Notes: This event was originally meant to be a two-day affair but Saturday’s weather forecast forced track officials to change plans.
Pierce McCarter won this race in January of 2021.
There was a brief rain shower at 11:00 that could cause a bit more track prep and a slight delay.
12:40- Drivers meeting underway.
1:00- Hot laps about to begin.
2:10- Just as the Super Late Models were about to qualify another rain shower passed by the track.
2:30- It has started to rain again.
2:42- Rain has picked up in intensity.
3:10- Not raining now. Waiting it out for now.
3:27- Announcement just made that officials are still hopeful of getting this race in.
3:38- It just won’t stop drizzling. Officials have decided to postpone until Saturday at noon.
We will continue these updates right here if the weather allows.
11:30(1-1-22)- A quick drivers meeting underway. Super Late Model qualifying results will be posted soon.
11:55- Cars out helping to roll in the track.
12:08- SLM hot laps underway. That will be followed by the Sportsman feature(20 laps) then SLM qualifying.
12:48- Sportsman feature just concluded. SLM qualifying up next.
Please consider also reading: Which chassis brand will be the hot Dirt Late Model ticket in 2022? & How long will the ‘Kyle Larson Effect’ be felt in dirt racing?
Super Late Models
Car Count: 12 cars
Drivers Here: 1- Shane Bailey, z1- Zach Shannon, 3- Steve Smith, c5- David Crabtree, 6- Clay Coghlan, 15- Christian Hanger, 21- Kirk Phillips, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 45- Roy Petrey, 71- Pierce McCarter, 128- Dakota Rayburn, 702- Kent Keyser
Qualifying Results: There will be one qualifying session with the feature lineup being set by the results of time-trials.
1. Hedgecock(13.853), 2. McCarter, 3. Crabtree, 4. Hanger, 5. Phillips, 6. Shannon, 7. Coghlan, 8. Bailey, 9. Smith, 10. Keyser, 11. Rayburn
Heat Race Results: No heat races.
B-main Results: No B-main races.
1:15- Feature rolling out. 40 laps for $5,000.
1:19- Green flag!
Lap 10- Caution free- Hedgecock leads McCarter and Hanger
Lap 12 caution for debris. Hedgecock, McCarter, Hanger, Crabtree, Coghlan
Lap 16 caution as third-running Hanger crashes in turn 2. Hedgecock leads McCarter, Crabtree, Coghlan, Phillips.
Lap 20 caution for spin by Shannon. Hedgecock and McCarter were in a tight battle for the lead prior to the yellow. Crabtree, Phillips, Bailey run 3-5.
Lap 32- Leader Hedgecock drops off the pace. McCarter leads.
Feature Results: 1. McCarter, 2. Crabtree, 3. Phillips, 4. Coghlan, 5. Bailey, 6. Hedgecock, 7. Smith, 8. Keyser, 9. Shannon, 10. Hanger, 11. Rayburn, 12. Petrey