Live Updates: Topless Outlaws & All-Star Crates at Smoky Mountain will be providing live updates from the Topless Outlaws Dirt Late Model Series and the American Crate All-Star Series event at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Saturday evening, May 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 “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 $3,000-to-win and the American Crate All-Star Series for $3,000-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 second race of the 2020 season for the Topless Outlaws Late Model Series.

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

This is night two of a double-header weekend for the Topless Outlaws and the second night of a triple-header weekend for the American All-Star Crate Series.

Both series raced at Volunteer Speedway on Friday night. The All-Star Crates will race at Crossville Speedway on Sunday evening.

Kyle Courtney was the winner of the Topless Outlaws race at Volunteer while Trevor Sise won the All-Star Crate feature in Bulls Gap.

6:35- Drivers meeting about to commence.

6:45- Drivers meeting has ended. Hot laps will begin soon.

7:20- Hot laps for all classes underway.

8:35- Qualifying underway.

8:45- Just had a car lose an engine. Cleaning up oil on the 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

Live Updates:

Topless Late Models

Car Count: 25 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. Jordan Rodabaugh(16.358), 2. Jason Manley, 3. Austin Neely, 4. Chase King, 5. Bobby Giffin, 6. Jed Emert … David Crabtree, Kenny Collins

Group B Results- 1. Kyle Courtney (16.381), 2. Cory Hedgecock, 3. Jesse Lowe, 4. Mack McCarter, 5. Dillon Brown, 6. Ryan King … Ronnie Johnson, Eddie King, Jr.

Heat Race Results:

B-main Results: No B-main races. All cars will make the feature.

B-main 1 Finish-

B-main 2 Finish-

Feature Notes:

11:22- Feature rolling out. 35 laps for $3,000.

11:28- Green flag!

Lap 7 caution for McCarter. Hedgecock leads Courtney, Neely, Manley, Lowe

Lap 18 caution. Hedgecock leads Courtney, C King, Neely, Lowe, Rodabaugh

Hedgecock cruised

Feature Results: 1. Hedgecock, 2. C King, 3. Courtney, 4. Lowe, 5. Neely, 6. Rodabaugh, 7. Giffin, 8. D Brown, 9. Collins, 10. Johnson, 11. Guinn, 12. Emert, 13. Quade, 14. Price, 15. Russell, 16. Cochran, 17. Manley, 18. E King, 19. McCarter, 20. Crabtree, 21. R King, 22. Emory, 23. Kennedy

Crate Late Models

Car Count: 41 cars

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.

1. Cory Hedgecock (16.886), 2. Eli Beets, 3. Randy Weaver, 4. Trevor Sise, 5. Jensen Ford, 6. Michael Bland … Adam Ahl, Clay Coughlan, Jake Teague, Ross White, Dillon Brown, Zach Sise, Colton Proffitt, Terry Poore, Cameron Weaver, Rusty Ballenger, Chris Chandler, Bradley Lewelling, Greg Martin, Nick Schlager

*Justin Smith was fastest overall in qualifying but his car was light at the scales.

Quick-Six Dash Results: 1. Hedgecock, 2. Weaver, 3. Beets, 4. Ford, 5. Sise, 6. Bland

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

Heat 1 Finish- 1. Dillon Brown, 2. Adam Ahl, 3. Cameron Weaver

Heat 2 Finish- 1. Clay Coughlan, 2. Nick Schlager, 3. Zach Sise

Heat 3 Finish- 1. Jake Teague, 2. Brett Wyatt, 3. Colton Proffitt

Heat 4 Finish- 1. Ross White, 2. Terry Poore, 3. Bradley Lewelling

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

B-main 1 Finish- 1. Drew Kennedy, 2. Chris Chandler

B-main 2 Finish- 1. Logan Roberson, 2. Aaron Guinn

Feature Notes:

11:45- Feature rolling out. 35 laps for $3,000.

11:56- Green flag!

Lap 13 caution as Hedgecock makes contact with a slower car while racing Weaver for lead. Hedgecock leads Weaver, Beets, Sise, Ford.

Lap 21 caution for Bland. Weaver used a slide job to take the lead over Hedgecock. Beets, Sise, Ford are 3-5.

Lap 29 caution. Weaver leads Hedgecock, Beets, Ford, Sise, Teague, Roberson

Feature Results: 1. R Weaver, 2. Hedgecock, 3. Beets, 4. T Sise, 5. Teague, 6. Roberson, 7. R White, 8. D Brown, 9. Wyatt, 10. Schlager, 11. C Weaver, 12. Arrington, 13. Ford, 14. Proffitt, 15. Poore, 16. Coughlan, 17. Lewelling, 18. Z Sise, 19. Chandler, 20. Ahl, 21. Bland, 22. Kennedy, 23. Ballenger, 24. Guinn

Trevor Sise was the All-Star Crate Series winner at Volunteer

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