Live Updates: Ultimate Super Late Models at Volunteer Speedway(8-17-17)

Facebooktwitter will be providing live updates for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series sanctioned race from Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tenn. on Thursday evening, August 17, 2017. These updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).

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To follow along, simply scroll down and look under each heading for that particular class. Also, refresh the page frequently as new information will be added often.

Classes in action: Ultimate Super Late Models for $10,000-to-win(50 laps), Crate Late Models, Sportsman and Modified Street.

*Please Note: These updates will focus primarily on the Super Late Model race. Any other updates will be dependent on a number of factors including obtaining photos and/or stories related to that event.

General Information:

Weather is expected to be warm with a chance for spotty showers.

Drivers meeting is set for 7:30 with hot laps to begin soon thereafter.

Tyler Millwood currently leads the Ultimate SLM Series standings over Jason Welshan, Dennis Franklin, Jonathan Davenport and Casey Roberts.

7:30- Drivers meeting about to begin.

Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.

Please also consider reading: Brad Hall discusses the state of Modified racing in east Tennessee

Live Updates:

Ultimate Super Late Models

Car Count: 30 cars

Drivers Here: 1- Vic Hill, R1- Riley Hickman, 2- Dennis Franklin, 2- Joey Coulter, 3- Steve Smith, 3- Austin Neely, c5- David Crabtree, 5H- Jeremy Hines, 7- Donald McIntosh, 17- Matt Henderson, 17m- Dale McDowell, 18- Brandon Kinzer, 20- Jimmy Owens, 21k- Dakotah Knuckles, 24- Jared Bailey, 25- Eric Webber, 25- Chad Ogle, 29- Jason Welshan, 31- Tyler Millwood, 34- Ellery Leake, 40- Ross Bailes, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 69- Carder Miller, 89- Dustin Mitchell, 101- Casey Roberts, 101- Forrest Trent, 116- Brandon Overton, 144- Chicky Barton, 157- Mike Marlar, 201- Billy Ogle Jr

Qualifying Results: No one will be locked into the feature via qualifying. There will be four qualifying groups with drivers in each group qualifying against each other.

The results listed below for qualifying will also serve as heat race lineups.

Group A Results- 1. Overton (12.098), 2. McDowell, 3. B Ogle, 4. McIntosh, 5. Davenport, 6. Barton, 7. C Ogle, 8. Mitchell

Group B Results- 1. Roberts(12.336), 2. Knuckles, 3. Coulter, 4. Franklin, 5. Welshan, 6. Crabtree, 7. Millwood

Group C Results- 1. Hill(12.271), 2. Buckingham, 3. Hickman, 4. Bailey, 5. Leake, 6. Webber, 7. Henderson

Group D Results- 1. Bailes (12.107), 2. Marlar, 3. Trent, 4. Miller, 5. Kinzer, 6. Hines, 7. S Smith, 8. Neely

Heat Race Results: There will be four heat races with the top-4 from each transferring to the feature.

Heat 1 Finish- 1. McDowell, 2. Overton, 3. Barton, 4. Mitchell ..  C Ogle, Davenport, McIntosh, B Ogle

*Great lead swapping battle as McDowell took the lead on the start but Overton muscled his way by on lap 6. McDowell then pulled a crossover move in turn 2 to retake the lead.

Davenport got trapped behind B Ogle, who stalled on the start. McIntosh pulled off on lap 2.

Heat 2 Finish- 1. Roberts, 2. Knuckles, 3. Franklin, 4. Coulter … Welshan, Millwood, Crabtree

*Roberts took the lead on the start and led all the way. Closest battle was between Coulter and Welshan for the final transfer spot.

Heat 3 Finish- 1. Buckingham, 2. Hill, 3. Owens, 4. Hickman … Bailey, Leake, Webber

*Buckingham led all the way. A couple of the lapped cars made it interesting for the leaders.

Heat 4 Finish- 1. Bailes, 2. Marlar, 3. Trent, 4. Kinzer … Miller, Smith, Neely, Hines

*Good lead swapping battle as Bailes and Marlar traded slide jobs in the early going. Marlar drew alongside on lap 7 but was unable to complete the pass.

B-main Results: There will be two B-mains with the top-3 from each transferring to the feature.

B-main 1 Finish- 1. Davenport, 2. Millwood, 3. Welshan

B-main 2 Finish- 1. Miller, 2. Bailey, 3. Hines

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. McDowell, 2. Buckingham, 3. Roberts, 4. Bailes, 5. Overton, 6. Hill, 7. Knuckles, 8. Marlar, 9. Barton, 10. Owens, 11. Franklin, 12. Trent, 13. Mitchell, 14. Hickman, 15. Coulter, 16. Kinzer, 17. Davenport, 18. Miller, 19. Millwood, 20. Bailey, 21. Welshan, 22. Hines, 23. McIntosh, 24. Webber

11:10- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $10,000.

11:15- Four wide!

McDowell has chosen to start on the outside of the front row.

11:18- Green flag!

Lap 20 caution. Intense racing. McDowell leads Roberts, Bailes, Overton, Marlar, Hill, Buckingham, Owens, Knuckles, Franklin, Coulter, Trent, Davenport.

Lap 22 caution. Roberts, Bailes and Overton were really mixing it up for positions 2-4.

Lap 31 caution as 4th running Overton slaps the wall and cuts a tire. McDowell leads Bailes, Roberts, Marlar, Hill, Owens, McIntosh, Franklin, Coulter, Knuckles, Millwood.

Lap 37 caution as Owens and McIntosh crash racing for 6th. McDowell leads Bailes, Marlar, Roberts, Hill, Franklin, Knuckles, Coulter, Millwood.

McIntosh rejoins but Owens is out. Marlar pitted for a tire change under caution.

Feature Results: 1. McDowell, 2. Bailes, 3. Hill, 4. Roberts, 5. Franklin, 6. Knuckles, 7. Coulter, 8. Millwood, 9. Trent

*There are 24 Crate Late Models and 24 Sportsman Late Models here tonight.

Chris Rickett wins the Modified Street feature.

Dale McDowell is expected to be among those racing on Thursday night


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