InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the $5,000-to-win Sweetheart event at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee on Saturday, February 19, 2022. 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 race scheduled for SMS is the $12,000-to-win Iron-Man vs Ultimate Series event on Saturday, March 5th. Also, be sure to 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: Sunny with daytime highs in the 50’s.
Time: The drivers meeting is slated for 12:30
Feature Payout: $5,000(40 laps)
Track Description: 3/8 mile clay oval
Other Classes: 604 Late Models, Sportsman, B-Hobby, FWD, Taz/Gap Street
Pre-race Notes: This race is unsanctioned but is being officiated by the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series.
Pierce McCarter was the winner in the Hangover on January 1st which was the last race held on this track.
12:30- Drivers meeting underway.
12:43- Drivers meeting breaking up. Going to run the track in a bit before hot laps
1:10- Hot laps underway.
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Car Count: 37 cars
Drivers Here: B00- Josh Henry, 00- Ruben Mayfield, J0- John Ownbey, 1G- Ryan King, J1- Jordy Nipper, 1- Shane Bailey, 002- Tyler Arrington, 3- Steve Smith, 3D- Dakota Smith, 3N- Austin Neely, 6- Clay Coghlan, 6s- Josh Sneed, 7G- Craig Greer, 14- Jerry Hendrix, 15- Christian Hanger, 16- Sam Seawright, 19M- Wil Herrington, 21- Kenneth Howell, H22- Brandon Hardgrover, 23- Cory Hedgecock, 23J- Justin Meredith, 34- Pete Crum, 38- Jamie Oliver, 44D- Dalton Cook, 51- Jed Emert, 51M- Mack McCarter, 52- Troy Eads, 56- Michael Asberry, 72- Barrett Lowe, 83- Jensen Ford, 90- John Llewellyn, 91- Heath Hindman, 99- Camaron Marlar, 101- Forrest Trent, 116- Cameron Weaver, 151- Kyle Lear, 212- Josh Putnam, 702- Kent Keyser, X- JR Crum
Qualifying Results: Cars will be divided into two groups for qualifying. The top-6 from each group will be locked into the feature.
Group A- 1. Hedgecock(14.835), 2. Ford, 3. Trent, 4. Emert, 5. Llewellyn, 6. Nipper
Group B- 1. Seawright(14.982), 2. Hindman, 3. Hanger, 4. Cook, 5. Henry, 6. Coghlan
Heat Race Results: There will be two heats with the top-5 from each transferring to the feature.
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Herrington, 2. Lowe, 3. Ownbey, 4. Lear, 5. P Crum
Heat 2 Finish- 1. M McCarter, 2. Putnam, 3. King, 4. Weaver, 5. Bailey
Feature Lineup- 1. Hedgecock, 2. Seawright, 3. Ford, 4. Hindman, 5. Trent, 6. Hanger, 7. Emert, 8. Cook, 9. Llewellyn, 10. Henry, 11. Nipper, 12. Coghlan, 11. Herrington, 12. M McCarter, 13. Lowe, 14. Putnam, 15. Ownbey, 16. King, 17. Lear, 18. Weaver, 19. P Crum, 20. Bailey
4:19- Feature rolling out. 40 laps for $5,000.
4:23- Four wide!
4:25- Green flag!
Spin in turn 4 on the initial attempt to start. Hindman, Hanger, Cook among those involved. No serious damage. Same starting order.
Lap 10- Hedgecock leads Seawright, Ford, Hindman and Hanger
Halfway- Hedgecock leads Seawright, Ford, Hindman, Cook, Henry, Herrington
10 to go- Hedgecock leads Ford, Seawright, Cook, Hindman
Lap 36 caution for spin by Weaver. Hedgecock leads Ford, Cook, Seawright, Hindman, Henry, Herrington, Emert, Trent, Hanger
Feature Results: 1. Hedgecock, 2. Ford, 3. Cook, 4. Seawright, 5. Hindman, 6. Herrington, 7. Henry, 8. Emert, 9. Trent, 10. Hanger