Live Updates: Topless Late Models & All-Star Crates at Volunteer(5-22-20)

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InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Topless Outlaws Dirt Late Model Series and the American Crate All-Star Series event at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN on Friday evening, May 22, 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 “Memorial Day Mayhem in the Mountains” American Crate All-Stars Series and the Topless Outlaws Late Model Series on May 23, 2020.

Classes in action: Topless Outlaws Late Model Series for $2,500-to-win and the American Crate All-Star Series for $2,000-to-win. Some of the other classes that regularly compete at the track will be in action. 

*These updates will focus solely on the Topless Late Models and the Crate Late Models.  

General Information:

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

Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 7:00pm.

This will be the first race of the 2020 season for the Topless Outlaws Late Model Series.

This will also be the first race of the 2020 season for the American Crate All-Star Series.

This is night 1 of a double-header weekend. Both series will be in action on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN.

6:35- Drivers meeting will be delayed as there are still several teams making their way to the track. Traffic was backed way up when I came in over an hour ago and I’m sure it’s worse now. Also, a brief shower just passed over the track.

7:10- Drivers meeting should be getting underway shortly.

7:50- Drivers meetings underway.

8:10- Hot laps for all classes about to begin.

10:30- It began raining which lasted for a few minutes.

11:30- Officials trying to get the track rolled in.

11:50- After running the track in with four-wheelers, officials are now calling for race cars to finish the job.

12:00- Some cars starting to come out to run the track. Quite a few of the crowd have stayed.

12:25- The track appears to be almost ready for racing.

12:30- Group B Qualifying for the Topless Outlaws about to commence.

2:20-; Left track.

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: Area Drivers Ready for Volunteer, Smoky Mountain Double-Header

Click on the play button below to hear our pre-race interview with Ryan King:

Live Updates:

Topless Late Models

Car Count: 29 cars

Drivers Here: Driver names will be inserted in ‘Qualifying Results’ and ‘Heat Race Results’

Qualifying Results: There will be two qualifying groups with the top-6 from each being locked into the feature. The top-3 from each group will participate in a pill draw to set the top-6 on the starting grid.

Group A Results- 1. Cory Hedgecock(12.742), 2. David Crabtree, 3. Jason Trammell, 4. Mack McCarter, 5. Chase King, 6. Clyde Overholt … Kenny Collins, Dan Tipton, Kyle Courtney, Drew Kennedy, Jesse Lowe, Robbie Emory, Glenn Vanover, Aaron Guinn, David Bullington

Group B Results- 1. Ryan King(13.094), 2. Jed Emert, 3. Jason Manley, 4. Matt Henderson, 5. Austin Neely, 6. Jason Cardwell … Derick Quade, Ronnie Johnson, Bryson Harper, Kris Pauley, Mitchell Childress, Jordon Horton, Anthony White, Brandon Waller

Heat Race Results:

B-main Results: There will be two B-main races with the top-6 from each transferring to the feature.

B-main 1 Finish-

B-main 2 Finish-

Feature Notes:

Feature Results: 1. Kyle Courtney, 2. Cory Hedgecock, 3. Austin Neely

Crate Late Models

Car Count: 49 cars(That is a record number for this series)

Drivers Here: Driver names will be inserted in ‘Qualifying Results’ and ‘Heat Race Results’

Qualifying Results: The top-6 in qualifying will go to a Quick-Six Dash to set the first three rows for the feature.

Results- 1. Jensen Ford(13.062), 2. Cory Hedgecock, 3. Brandon Williams, 4. Jeff Neubert, 5. Trevor Sise, 6. Ross White … Bradley Lewelling, Josh Henry, Layton Sullivan, Chris Chandler, Adam Ahl, Eli Beets, Shannon Emory, Michael Bland, Trevor Cregger, Zach Sise, Tyler Arrington, Nathan Martin, Carson Ferguson, Drew Kennedy, Pierce McCarter, Jordon Horton, Tim Maupin, Mike Smith, Rusty Ballenger, Logan Roberson, Jeremy Livengood, Aaron Guinn, Anthony White, Clay Coughlan, Levi Crowl, Jerry Green, Josh Collins, Terry Poore, Brad Lowe, Michael Smith, Tyler Smith, Colton Proffitt, Eddie Hambrick, Tyler Collins, Deke Waters, William Blankenship, Ruben Mayfield, Troy Eads, Addison Cardwell, Clint Hodges, Brad Rickels, Gregory Harve

Quick-Six Dash Results: 1. Hedgecock, 2. Ford, 3. Williams, 4. T Sise, 5. Neubert, 6. R White

Heat Race Results: There will be four heat races with the top-3 from each transferring to the feature.

Heat 1 Finish- 1. Lewelling, 2. Maupin, 3. Ferguson

Heat 2 Finish- 1. Beets, 2. Henry, 3. Kennedy

Heat 3 Finish- 1. S Emory, 2. Sullivan, 3. A White

Heat 4 Finish- 1. Bland, 2. Chandler, 3. Coughlan

B-main Results: There will be two B-main races with the top-2 from each transferring to the feature.

B-main 1 Finish-

B-main 2 Finish-

Feature Notes:

Feature Results: 1. Trevor Sise

Cory Hedgecock won multiple Topless Outlaws features in 2019

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