Points champions celebrated as points season ends
Another great night of racing is completed here at the speedway! It was a chilly afternoon but that didn’t deter our die-hard fans and drivers from coming out and enjoying a night at the races! We’d like to congratulate our feature winners: Michael Courtney (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), Mike Lewis (Modified), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), and Cory Hedgecock (Limited Late Model)
We’d also like to congratulate our 2013 Divisional Champions: Marvin Ray (Classic), Rocky McNabb (Mini Stock), David Price (Street Stock), Johnny Ridings (Modified), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), and Rusty Ballenger (Limited Late Model!)
Gates will open at 2:00p ET, with the drivers meeting scheduled for 4:00p ET, with hotlaps firing off at 4:15p ET. Adult Grandstand admission will be $15, kids 6-11 $5 and kids 5 & under free. Tier parking will be $20 per person, regardless of age. Pit Passes for adults will be $35, with kids 11 & under being $15 with a signed waiver. Clear your schedules and make your plans to join us Saturday November 9th!
John Byers and William Tallent your front row, ready to go, green flag! Tallent with the lead off 2, but in 4 caution flies as Anthony Dixon is around. No laps are complete so it’ll be a complete restart.
Green flag back in the air, Tallent with the jump off 2, Byers in tow, Lee Merritt in 3rd, now next time by off 2 Byers pulls inside on Tallent for the lead. Side by side into 3 and off 4 they touch. Byers not giving up, they’re still side by side. Merritt now looking outside on Byers as Michael Courtney closes up from behind. Courtney now pulls inside Merritt off 2, into 3 he’ll lean on him and now Byers and Tallent touch again off 4, and Byers goes around off 4, caution here on lap 3.
Green flag back in the air, Courtney now in the 2nd spot off 2, Merritt back to 3rd, now Tallent goes high in 4, that allows Courtney to power by and into the lead. Tallent now runs high into 1 and scrapes the wall, he’s using every inch of the track now as he’ll drop to 3rd behind Merritt. Mike Townsend in 4th, Tommy Metler and Rocky McNabb the next 2, but Dixon is around in 4, caution here on lap 7.
Green flag back in the air, Aaron Hayes gets into Metler, Metler goes for a slide, no caution as Metler now finds himself at the rear of the field. Merritt closing in on Courtney, now McNabb inside Townsend off 2, side by side into 3, McNabb takes over the 4th spot, now he’ll get sideways and scrape the wall in 1 and 2, hangs on and goes back to work. Debris on the track, so caution comes out here on lap 11.
Green flag back in the air, McNabb outside Tallent for the 3rd spot, now Tallent leans on McNabb, gets sideways and around Tallent goes. Caution once again on lap 11.
Green flag back in the air, Courtney with the lead off 2, Merritt in 2nd, McNabb in 3rd. Burgess slides into the 4th spot as he chases down McNabb. Merritt now inside Courtney to battle for the lead, side by side off 4. Caution now in turn 4 as Dixon is around again.
Green flag back in the air, Courtney off 2 with the lead, but the battle is on for 2nd, now off 4 McNabb gets loose, hangs on. Merritt in 2nd, McNabb in 3rd, now Byers moves into the 4th spot after his spin with 5 laps to go. Hayes around in 2 here on lap 15.
Green flag back in the air, Byers now around McNabb for the 3rd spot, set his sights on Merritt. Byers closing in on Merritt with 3 laps remaining. Checkers in the air on this one, it’s Courtney, Merritt, and Byers your top 3.
Cautions: 7 (Laps 0, 4, 7, 11, 11, 13, 15)
Leaders: 18-Tallent (1-4); 41-Courtney (5-20)
Time of Race: 21 minutes 49 seconds
Jerry Hux and Shannon Emery your front row, ready to go, green flag. Emery off 2 with the lead, David Price in 2nd, Brady Lee outside on Hux for the 3rd spot, Hux drops back to 4th. Lynn Phillips just behind Hux, now Shorty Ledford inside Scott Atkins, now he’ll run Atkins into the wall. Hard hit but all drivers are ok.
Green flag back in the air, Emery picks up where he left off, Price in 2nd, now Hux, Lee, and Phillips are 3-wide. They sort things out with Phillips taking 3rd. Now Lee lays a bumper to Hux, around Hux goes and caution flies here on lap 3.
Green flag back in the air, Emery and Price the top 2, Phillips and Lee your next 2 as Mike Williams is up to the 5th spot. Hux back up to 3rd after being charged with the caution during the previous caution, setting his sights on Williams. Emery still in command over Price, but there is only a car length or 2 separating those 2 as they’re pulling away from 3rd place Phillips. Price looking inside for the lead in 2. Throw a blanket over the top 4 now with 7 laps remaining. Phillips and Lee have reeled in Price and Emery. Emery showing the way though over Price. Price still trying to find a way around Emery as passing is at a premium in this division. Price now with a run on Emery, looks inside off 4, now into 1 Emery drifts high, Price can’t make it happen this time. White flag in the air, Price chasing Emery off 2, checkers in the air, it’s Emery, Price, and Phillips your top 3.
Cautions: 2 (Laps 1, 3)
Leaders: M2-Emery (1-20)
Time of Race: 13 minutes 14 seconds
Johnny Ridings and Tony Lindsey your front row, ready to go, green flag. Ridings with the jump off 2 but before we get going we have Josh Beal, Tony Spoon, and Freddy Romines around in turn 1. No laps were completed so it’ll be a complete restart.
Green flag back in the air, Ridings with the jump into 1, he’ll have the lead off 2, Lindsey in 2nd, Mike Lewis in 3rd. Kevin Lewis behind him but now Beal is around in 4. Caution here on lap 0 again, so a complete restart once again.
Green flag back in the air, 3rd time has to be the charm, Ridings off 2 with the lead, Lindsey in 2nd, Mike Lewis in 3rd. Kevin Lewis inside on Mike Lewis, Spoon in the 5th spot as Romines is outside on Beal. Kevin Lewis gets sideways now in 4, keeps going. Now caution here on lap 3 as Spoon stalls on the frontstretch.
Green flag back in the air, Ridings off 2 with the lead as Mike Lewis powers into the 2nd spot, Lindsey back to 3rd, now Kevin Lewis will get into him and send him around, caution here on lap 4.
Green flag back in the air, Ridings the leader, Mike Lewis in 2nd, 3rd is Lindsey. Kevin around Romines to claim 4th, but Kevin Lewis jumped the start so he’ll be docked a spot on the next caution. Ridings still showing the way, pulling away from Mike Lewis. Lindsey in 3rd, Kevin Lewis closing back in on Lindsey. Lindsey now inside Mike Lewis to challenge but falls back in line. Halfway home in this feature, Ridings out to a 2-turn lead but caution here on lap 10 as Beal is around in 4.
Green flag back in the air, but into 1 Shane Taylor gets sideways, Gina Allen has nowhere to go and slides into Taylor. Caution here on lap 10.
Green flag back in the air, they’ll make it to the backstretch when Lindsey turns Ridings, caution here on lap 10 once again. Ridings would have drivetrain damage and would not be able to continue.
Green flag back in the air, Mike Lewis now the leader over Kevin Lewis, with Romines in 3rd. Now Romines powers around Kevin Lewis for the 2nd spot, sets his sights on Mike Lewis. Romines with a rocket tonight. Checkers on this one, Mike Lewis gets the win over Romines and Kevin Lewis.
Cautions: 7 (Laps 0, 0, 3, 4, 10, 10, 10)
Leaders: 31-Ridings (1-10); 15-Mike Lewis (11-15)
Time of Race: 26 minutes 30 seconds
Thunder & Lightning
David Miley and Robbie Comer your front row, ready to go, green flag. Comer with the jump off 2, Miley in 2nd, Rocky Ogle in 3rd, now he’ll go around and caution flies here on lap 0.
Green flag back in the air, Comer with the jump off 2, Miley in 2nd, Ogle in 3rd with David Kerr rounding out the field. Comer now out to about a 15 car length lead over Miley. Not much took place on this feature with Comer taking the win over Miley and Ogle with Kerr rounding out the field.
Cautions: 1 (Lap 0)
Leaders: 42-Comer (1-20)
Time of Race: 7 minutes 09 seconds
Limited Late Model
Brad Seagle and Rusty Ballenger your front row, ready to go, green flag! Ballenger with the jump off 2, Seagle in 2nd with Pierce McCarter 3rd. Cory Hedgecock back to 4th. Ruben Mayfield, David Smith, Wayne Rader, William Overbey, and Brandon Gardner your field as Gardner now pulls into the infield. Up front, Ballenger showing the way over Seagle with 3 laps complete. Ballenger still showing the way here on lap 10, as the field has stayed the same since the start. Hedgecock now powers around McCarter here on lap 14, McCarter battles back but falls back in line. Hedgecock now inside Seagle for the 2nd spot, they almost touch as Seagle skates away. Ballenger still holding the top spot off 4. Hedgecock now powers inside on Seagle in 3, powers around Seagle, give Hedgecock the 2nd spot. Now he sets his sights on Ballenger with 10 laps remaining. Ballenger pedaling as fast as he can, but now Hedgecock shows the fender into 3, falls in line off 4. Ballenger forcing Hedgecock to pass him way down low, side by side off 4 for the lead. Hedgecock down low in 1 and 2, Ballenger with the run up high as he maintains the lead with 7 laps now to go. Seagle closing in on Hedgecock, Hedgecock closing in on Ballenger, inside off turn 2 for the lead, Hedgecock with the run and claims the lead off 4 with 5 to go. Ballenger in 2nd. Hedgecock now blasts off as he opens a 10 car length lead over Ballenger. Checkers in the air, Hedgecock takes the win over Ballenger and Seagle.
Leaders: 29-Ballenger (1-21, 23-24); 23-Hedgecock (22, 25-30)
Time of Race: 8 minutes 21 seconds