1:39
Good night from GMP. 
1:38
Thanks also to Bestline Superior Lubricants for their support of Speed51.com’s World Crown 300 coverage the past two days. Visit them online at www.bestlineproducts.com
1:37
Thanks to all the fans who checked in on our coverage over the past two days. 
1:37
All results are now official. 
1:36
Tech man Ricky Brooks has informed us that Chase Elliott is “all good.” Elliott is the official winner of the 29th Annual Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300. 
1:27
Still no official word from the tech shed. The tech officials, the Elliott crew and the Speed51.com staff are all that are left here at this point. 
1:06
Ricky Brooks just told us there are a few last things that he wants to check on Elliott’s 9 car. Elliott himself is already gone from the track with his parents and likely headed to Daytona, where Bill Elliott will be competing with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend. 
12:51
Still waiting for the outcome. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:47
The next Speed51.com Trackside Now event comes on Friday evening with the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour at Caraway Speedway in Asheboro, North Carolina. 
12:47
The next event here at GMP is the JEGS Pro Late Model 50 on Wednesday, July 18th. For more information, visit www.greshammotorsportspark.com
12:46
While we wait for the final word from the tech shed on Chase Elliott, check out Speed51.com’s Photo Gallery from today’s event:

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12:24
We have also learned that Cody Haskins’ winning Truck engine will be sent to a dyno for evaluation. 
12:20
Bubba Pollard’s 26 car is also now clear in tech. Elliott’s is the final car left. 
12:19
Word from the tech shed that third place David Ragan has been cleared in tech. Fourth and fifth-place finishers Austin Theriault and Cale Gale have been told they will not be tech’ed. 
12:15
No, Austin Theriault 
12:13
Comment From B 

Is Crooks there with David Ragan? 

12:08
The tech process is still going on, but the Gary Crooks crew was the smartest of us all still here at GMP – they sent one of their crew members to McDonalds to get some food! 
12:05
To follow up on the Boswell situation earlier with the conflicting information from the track announcers and the race director in regards to Boswell transferring to the third segment. Race director Micky Cain told us that he discussed the situation and apologized for the confusion to the Boswell team. 
11:56
Still waiting for the official word. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:27
A lug came off during the pit stop. Had that not happened, he would’ve been caught right up to the field on fresh tires. But, the stop took longer than usual and he lost a ton of track position. 
11:26
Comment From Troy Hester 

Why did Kelley give up second place with less than 15 to go to take tires and start a half lap behind the last car on the restart!!! 

11:25
Tech is already going strong. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:18
Ricky, plus the GMP tech staff with track operations manager Micky Cain. 
11:18
Comment From guest 

Is Ricky Brook doing tech? 

11:17
Cope won three Winchester 400’s and the World Crown, but never the AA400 or the Snowball Derby. 
11:17
Comment From guest 

didnt mike cope win three of the four also? 

11:09
Sometimes it’s quick, sometimes it’s a lengthy process. The amount of time is rarely an indication of an issue…it’s just a matter of what is being tech’ed and the process involved. 
11:09
Comment From Ian 

Congrats Chase, Is it common for tech to take long? or does that indicate a problem? 

11:06
No one has ever won all four SLM “majors.” 
11:06
Comment From Guest 

has anybody won all 4 big latemodel shows or is Chase going to be the first 

11:04
Crew chief Ricky Turner (left) congratulates his driver Elliott. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:01
Comment From Moogie 

Good job by Cale Gale to go from last to 5th! 

11:01
Comment From Gunny Highway 

Chase Elliott’s the real deal. His development is well thought out and amazing to watch. Great Job!!! 

10:52
Comment From Gregg 

Would be interesting to see if Chase could tame the highbanks of Slinger for the Nationals 

10:49
Comment From Big Dave 

Simply amazing Chase wins 3 late model crown jewels before age 17. Winchester 400 at age 14 and Snowball Derby and World Crown at age 16. Amazing 

10:49
We’re going to stay here until the tech process is complete. An impressive aerial fireworks display is being shot off behind turn two. 
10:48
Fireworks burst overhead. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:46
With his win in the World Crown, Chase Elliott joins Bobby Gill, Butch Miller, Darrell Waltrip, Gary St. Amant and Gary Balough as drivers who have won at least three of the four “major” Super Late Model races – the Snowball Derby , the All-American 400, the Winchester 400 and the World Crown 300. 
10:39
Comment From justin – Lake Tahoe 

CONGRATS TO CHASE on a great night of racing and again thanks to speed51 you guys ROCK !!!!! 

10:39
All results are unofficial pending technical inspection, which has begun in the infield tech shed. 
10:39
No, Chris Wimmer won all three segments last year in a 200-lap race. 
10:39
Comment From billy w 

is this the first time somebody won all 3 segments? 

10:34
UNOFFICIAL WORLD CROWN 300 RESULTS

1 9 Chase Elliott
2 26 Bubba Pollard
3 77 David Ragan
4 29T Austin Theriault
5 83 Cale Gale
6 55 Mason Mitchell
7 89 Matt Tifft
8 10 Paul Kelley
9 71 Kyle Benjamin
10 84 Clay Alexander
11 98 Ryan Blaney
12 2B Brady Boswell
13 25 Ross Kenseth
14 1 Mike Garvey
15 36 Rodney Benefield
16 118 Jimmy Henderson
17 2 Donnie Wilson
18 99 Casey Smith
19 33 Brandon Jones
20 39 Kenzie Ruston
21 4 Erik Jones
22 75 David Odell
23 29 Spencer Davis
24 51 Stephen Nasse
25 92 Max Gresham
26 23 Dalton Grindle
27 47 Allen Karnes
28 41 TJ Reaid

10:31
For winning all three segments, Elliott leaves GMP with $20,000. 
10:17
10:16
Elliott gets interviewed in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:15
We will head to pit road now for post race reactions and will return to the keys in a few moments. 
10:13
CHECKERED FLAG – Chase Elliott wins the 2012 Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park. 
10:13
WHITE FLAG – One lap remains in the World Crown 300.
10:12
Lap 297 – Elliott continues to lead Pollard, Ragan, Theriault, Gale, Mitchell, Tifft and Kelley. 
10:11
Lap 293 – For all intents and purposes Elliott, Pollard and Ragan have checked out from the rest of the eight-car field. 
10:10
Lap 291 – Elliott steps out to a four car length lead on Pollard who only holds two car lengths on Ragan. 
10:10
Kelley makes it back out as the field takes the green and gets to full speed half a lap behind. 
10:10
Lap 289 – Elliott leads Pollard, Ragan, Theriault, Gale, Mitchell and Tifft. 
10:09
GREEN – Elliott gets the lead on the start before they ever get to the line and Pollard falls in line second with Ragan third. 
10:09
Kelley is taking fresh rubber while on pit road under this caution. 
10:08
One lap to green. 
10:08
Gale and Kelley both to pit road under this yellow. 
10:06
Engines have refired and we will be back under green for the final 12 laps of the Commerce Chrylser Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300 soon. 
10:04
Alexander’s destroyed car.
10:03
Damage to the 71.
10:01
Alexander’s has puked all the fluids out of it .
9:59
The only cars left on track are Elliott, Pollard, Kelley, Ragan, Gale, Mitchell, Theriault, Tifft 
9:59
RED FLAG – The red flag is now being displayed to the field for track cleanup in turn two.
9:59
Gale continued on after spinning, but Alexander has significant damage to his front end. 
9:58
Kelley made contact with Benjamin to start the incident. 
9:58
Benjamin drives away with his second wrecked car of the past two days and goes directly to his trailer. 
9:58
YELLOW Lap 289: Paul Kelley and Kyle Benjamin make contact and Benjamin spins. Several cars, including Gale and Alexander, got a piece in the aftermath. 
9:57
Lap 287 – Pollard looks under Kelley through turns one and two but Pollard falls back in line fourth. 
9:57
GREEN – Elliott gets another good start on the outside of Benjamin and holds the lead clear into turn one. 
9:56
Elliott chooses the outside 
9:56
One lap to green. Quickie yellow. 
9:55
Running Order of cars on track at lap 286:

1. Elliott
2. Benjamin
3. Pollard
4. Kelley
5. Gale
6. Ragan
7. Alexander
8. Theriault
9. Mitchell
10. Tifft 

9:55
Theriault comes to pit road under this yellow. 
9:55
Chase Elliott was leading late in the World Crown two years ago before breaking a transmission on a late restart. 
9:54
The safety truck is circling the track. 
9:54
YELLOW – The caution is out at lap 286 for debris we assume.
9:53
Report from the Ryan Blaney pit is that the drain plug came out of the rear end of the 98. 
9:53
Lap 286 – Alexander and Ragan are side by side battling for sixth. 
9:53
Lap 284 – Alexander now looks back under Ragan for sixth through turns one and two but can’t make the move on the bottom. 
9:52
Lap 282 – Elliott leads Benjamin, Pollard, Kelley, Gale, Ragan, Alexander and Theriault. 
9:51
Lap 280 – Pollard clears Kelley off turn two and takes third. 
9:51
Lap 279 – Pollard and Kelley are side by side at the stripe as Benjamin pulls further and further ahead of them in second. 
9:51
Lap 277 – Pollard now under Kelley for third off turn two. 
9:50
Lap 276 – Ragan gives Alexander a little shove with his door through turns one and two and takes away the sixth spot. 
9:50
Lap 273 – Ragan has now closed in on Alexander for the sixth spot. He looks under him through the turns each lap but can’t get the real estate to make the move. 
9:49
Pollard makes the move and takes fourth from Gale. 
9:48
Lap 269 – Elliott holds a five car length lead over Benjamin who has a mirror full of Kelley. 
9:48
The Brady Boswell crew told us that they were told by the race director to get off the track after the second segment. The track announcers said Boswell was going to get a transfer to segment three. Therefore, there was a conflicting story and the Boswell crew is not happy about it. 
9:48
Lap 268 – Pollard under Gale for fourth and they’re side by side lap after lap. 
9:48
Lap 267 – Kelley now wants the outside around Benjamin to take the second spot but can’t make it work. 
9:47
GREEN – Elliott rockets around Benjamin on the outside to take the lead into turn one. 
9:47
Chase chooses the outside groove on the restart. Benjamin will be on the inside, Gale and Kelley row two 
9:47
One lap to green. 
9:46
The window net is down on Ryan Blaney’s 98. 
9:46
Theriault also comes to pit road under this caution. 
9:45
Blaney comes to pit road and takes four tires under this caution. 
9:44
This caution will allow the rest of the field to catch back up to Elliott and Benjamin who had essentially stepped out on the field. 
9:44
There’s reports of fluid on the track and a significant smell of fluids out there right now. 
9:43
YELLOW – Blaney spins alone off turn two.
9:43
Lap 265 – Pollard tries the crossover but doesn’t make it and falls back in line sixth behind Kelley. 
9:43
Lap 264 – Pollard and Kelley, still side by side, make a three-wide pass on Theriault to move into fifth and sixth. 
9:42
We heard several times from track officials that Boswell was also getting the transfer to the third segment, but he’s not on track for segment three. Not sure if there’s an issue there or if it was not relayed to him that he was also transferring. 
9:42
Lap 262 – Theriault seems to be holding Pollard up on the low line and that’s why he can’t complete the pass on Kelley. 
9:41
Lap 260 – Gale clears him as Pollard and Kelley are still side by side for sixth. 
9:41
Lap 260 – Gale under Theriault for fourth in turns one and two. 
9:41
Lap 257 – Elliott, Blaney and Benjamin in first through third have pulled away from the field by almost ten car lengths down the straightaways. 
9:41
Brady Boswell did not come out for segment three, so only 11 cars are on track to finish this race. 
9:40
Lap 256 – Pollard under Kelley for sixth and they ride side by side in a heated battle. 
9:40
Confirmation that Theriault took just two tires (right sides) on that last pit stop 
9:40
Lap 254 – Elliott takes the lead into turn three on the inside. 
9:39
Lap 254 – Elliott side by side with Blaney across the line. 
9:39
Lap 253 – Elliott now right on Blaney’s bumper.  Blaney doesn’t have fresh rubber like Elliott. 
9:39
Lap 251 – Elliott under Theriault for the second spot and he clears him as they come across the line. 
9:39
Restart Order (after pit stops)

1 Blaney
2 Theriault
3 Elliott
4 Benjamin
5 Gale
6 Tifft
7 Pollard
8 Kelley
9 Ragan
10 Alexander
11 Mitchell
12 Boswell

9:38
GREEN – Blaney holds off Theriault on the start and pulls clear in the lead down the backstretch. 
9:38
The cars that came in on the first round will have to start at the rear due to entering a closed pit. 
9:38
One lap to the green. 
9:35
Benjamin gets 4 fresh Hoosiers.
9:35
Four tires for Benjamin, checking on how many Theriault took.
9:34
Blaney stays out and will be the new leader when we go back green. 
9:34
As pit road opens Elliott, Theriault, Benjamin, Gale, Tifft and Alexander all hit pit road now.
9:33
Kelley makes another stop.
9:32
Paul Kelley also comes to pit road under this yellow. 
9:32
Kenseth on back will not make the transfer to the final segment. 
9:32
Pollard, Mitchell, Ragan and Garvey all come to pit road under this yellow but everyone else stays out. 
9:32
1 Elliott
2 Theriault
3 Kelley
4 Benjamin
5 Pollard
6 Blaney
7 Gale
8 Mitchell
9 Ragan
10 Tifft
11 Alexander -1
12 Boswell -1
13 Kenseth -2
14 Garvey -2
15 Benefield -3
16 Henderson -5
17 Wilson (out)
18 Smith (out)
19 B. Jones (out)
20 Ruston (out)
21 E. Jones (out)
22 Odell (out)
23 Davis (out)
24 Nasse (out)
25 Gresham (out)
26 Grindle (out)
27 Karnes (out)
28 Reaid (out)
9:31
The top 12 will be put to segment three according to the track announcers, giving Alexander and Boswell a spot in the final 50-lap segment.
9:31
Brady Boswell, the second car one lap down, will also move to the third segment according to the track announcers.
9:30
Clay Alexander will get the free pass under this caution. 
9:30
Lap 251 – Chase Elliott takes the checkers in the second segment of the Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300.
9:29
Ten cars are on the lead lap, unofficially. It appears that Clay Alexander is currently the first car down a lap for the battle for the free pass. 
9:29
Lap 249 – Elliott is catching the tail of the field but still has no pressure behind.
9:29
Lap 248 – Kelley can’t make it work on the high side and falls back in line third. 
9:28
Lap 247 – Kelley closes in on Theriault and goes for second on the outside in turns three and four. 
9:28
Lap 245 – Five laps remain until the end of the second segment. 
9:27
Lap 243 – Cale Gale tries to look under Ragan for eighth off turn two but can’t keep his #83 machine on the bottom to slide under him. 
9:27
Lap 241 – Meanwhile, Chase Elliott holds a straightaway lead over Theriault now in second. 
9:26
Benjamin’s inability to come to pit road under the most recent caution has him hanging on at this point. 
9:26
Lap 240 – Theriault makes his way under Benjamin for second and Kelley follows suit to take third into turn three. 
9:26
Lap 240 – Benjamin, Theriault and Kelley are all nose to tail down the backstretch in positions two through four. 
9:26
Teams do not have to pit at the end of this segment. It’s a hot pit stop, so cars that do pit start behind the cars that do not pit. Plus, only the lead lap cars and the free pass recipient will make the transfer to the third segment. 
9:25
Lap 235 – As they sake out after a wild few laps Chase Elliott leads Benjamin, Theriault, Kelley, Pollard, Blaney, Ragan, Mitchell and Gale. 
9:25
15 laps until the end of segment 2 
9:25
Lap 233 – Give Theriault third as Kelley now gets to the inside of Pollard to take fourth. 
9:24
Lap 233 – Boswell looks under Alexander down the frontstretch for 11th but can’t quite get under him to make a move. 
9:24
Lap 231: Austin Theriault to the inside of Pollard for position number three. Pollard is hanging tough on the high side though. 
9:23
Matt Tifft loses a lap, leaving only nine on the lead lap. 
9:23
Lap 231 – Ragan washes up the track again and Kelley also makes his way by to take fifth. 
9:23
Lap 227 – Theriault moves under Ragan in turns one and two for the fourth spot. 
9:22
Lap 226: New leader, Chase Elliott 
9:22
GREEN – Benjamin held the lead on the outside on the start as Chase Elliott used the apron in a three-wide move to take third spot. 
9:22
Report from the Benjamin crew was that Ryan Blaney pulled up to pit, so Benjamin could not pull down to get to pit road. That’s why he didn’t pit. 
9:21
One lap to the green and Benjamin chooses the outside with pollard on the inside.
9:21
Pollard and Ragan also stayed out and will restart second and third.
9:20
Four tires for Elliott with problems on the Left Front for Elliott, four tires for Kelley, four for Blaney, four four Kelley 
9:20
9:20
Mitchell and Boswell also come to pit road under this yellow. 
9:20
Benjamin stays out and maintains the lead. 
9:20
Elliott, Blaney, Kelley, Theriault, Kenseth, Henderson and Gale all hit pit road under this caution. 
9:19
Matt Tifft will be the free pass recipient. That puts 10 cars on the lead lap 
9:19
We expect to see some pit stops here. 
9:18
YELLOW – The caution is out at lap 225 for debris in turn two.
9:18
Lap 223 – Pollard puts the nose of his #26 machine under Ragan down the backstrech for the sixth spot and takes the position off turn four. 
9:18
Since the first car down a lap at lap 250 gets the free pass and will be the final car to transfer to the final segment, there could be a race between Tifft and Alexander at this point to see who will make the transfer. 
9:17
Nine cars are on the lead lap 
9:17
Lap 220 – Benjamin puts Matt Tifft a lap down. 
9:16
Lap 220 – Only 16 cars remain on track of the 28 that started the event. 
9:16
Lap 217 – Benjamin leads Blaney, Elliott, Kelley and Theriault rounds out the top-5. 
9:16
Chase Elliott is the fastest car on the track by about a tenth of a second per lap over the past three or four laps. 
9:15
Lap 216 – As Benjamin works to put Clay Alexander down one lap Blaney closes in within just a few car lengths. 
9:15
Lap 214 – The field is once again single-filed around his half-mile oval. 
9:13
Lap 210 – Elliott works up to third with Kelley now in tow. 
9:13
Lap 208 – Kenseth now moves by Pollard on the inside in turns three and four to catch back up to his closest competition, Garvey.  Both Kenseth and Garvey are two laps down and battling for position. 
9:12
Lap 205 – As Benjamin works around the lapped machine of Jimmy Henderson, Blaney closes in a few car lengths but still not close enough to strike. 
9:11
Lap 200 top-10
1. Benjamin
2. Blaney
3. Kelley
4. Elliott
5. Ragan
6. Theriault
7. Pollard
8. Tifft
9. Mitchell
10. Gale
11. Alexander

Those are the only cars on the lead lap at this point. 

9:11
Lap 200 – Benjamin leads Blaney by six car lengths as he works around the lapped car of Rodney Benefield. 
9:10
Lap 197 – Pollard lets Garvey by and now sits between Garvey and Kenseth as they work down the backstretch. 
9:10
Lap 195 – The best battle on the track right now is Kenseth and Garvey who are both two laps down but working each other for position right behind the lead-lap car of Bubba Pollard. 
9:08
As a show of camaraderie, many of the out-of-the-race Kenzie Ruston crew members are now helping in the pit stall of Ryan Blaney. 
9:08
Lap 190 – Tifft moves up to the outside line and Pollard makes it by as well as the lapped machines of Garvey and Kenseth on the inside. 
9:07
Lap 188 – Theriault takes sixth from Tifft on the low line through turns one and two. 
9:07
Every corner, it appears that there is a puff of smoke from David Ragan’s car. We checked with the crew and even they aren’t sure what it is. 
9:07
Outside the top-10
11. Alexander
12. Boswell
13. Garvey -2
14. Kenseth -2
15. Benefield -2
16. Henderson -3
The rest of the field is out of the race 
9:07
Lap 185 – As the sun has now set on Gresham Motorsports Park, the lights around this half-mile have illuminated and we are just 65 laps from the end of segment two. 
9:05
Lap 181 – Theriault battles back and Pollard falls back into the ninth spot. 
9:05
Lap 181 – Pollard takes eighth from Theriault on the outside down the backstretch. 
9:05
Lap 179 – Elliott under Tifft in an easy pass for the sixth spot into turn three. 
9:04
Lap 177 – The field is single-filed around the track and Henderson rejoins the field three laps down and in the 16th position. 
9:04
Current top-10 lap 175

1 Benjamin
2 Blaney
3 Ragan
4 Kelley
5 Tifft
6 Elliott
7 Pollard
8 Theriault
9 Mitchell
10 Gale

9:03
Lap 174 – Henderson starts to smoke and comes to pit road but we are still under green. 
9:02
Lap 170 – Benjamin continues to lead Blaney by five car lengths as they stretch out down the straightaways. 
9:01
Lap 167 – Mitchell holds up Elliott and Pollard who are still side by side but he moves up and blocks Pollard’s advances which allows Elliott to slide into sixth followed by Mitchell and Pollard. 
9:00
Lap 165 – Elliot under Pollard into turn three and side by side down the frontstretch to work for the seventh spot. 
8:59
Lap 162 – Ragan moves up the track and Blaney takes P2 
8:59
Lap 161 – Pollard moves ahead of Alexander for seventh with Elliott in tow. 
8:58
Lap 159 – Pollard around Theriault on the outside for eighth. 
8:58
Lap 157 – Blaney under Tifft off turn two for third. 
8:58
This segment will pay $6,000 to the winner. 
8:57
Lap 156 – Ragan can’t make the move and falls in line third down the backstretch with Blaney on his bumper. 
8:57
REMEMBER: Only the cars on the lead lap, plus the first car one lap down thus receiving the free pass, will advance to the third segment at the end of lap 250. 
8:57
Lap 154 – Benjamin to the lead and Ragan works under Tifft for second. 
8:56
GREEN – Henderson doesn’t get going on the start and the field has to work to move around him as Tifft moves away in the lead followed by Benjamin. 
8:55
No rear brakes on Boswell’s car is the report from pit road. They are adding brake fluid. 
8:55
That will move Matt Tifft to second, but will restart on the inside of the front row as leader Mason MItchell has chosen to start on the outside groove. 
8:55
We are one lap from the drop of the green. 
8:55
The Boswell crew is under the hood. They were supposed to restart second for segment two, but the field has gotten the one lap to green signal 
8:54
Boswell and B. Jones both come to pit road under this caution.
8:52
Report from Stephen Nasse’s crew is that an ignition box issue sidelined them for the night earlier on. 
8:52
Segment 2 starting order (top 14 inverted from end of segment 1, all positions 15-back remain the same:

1 Mitchell
2 Boswell
3 Tifft
4 Henderson
5 Wilson
6 Benjamin
7 Alexander
8 Ragan
9 Gale
10 Blaney
11 Pollard
12 Theriault
13 Kelley
14 Elliott

8:50
The segment 1 win gets Elliott a $4,000 paycheck. 
8:48
Pit road work.
8:48
Work on Bubba Pollard’s car
8:47
LAP 150 (HALFWAY) RUNNING ORDER

1 Elliott
2 Kelley
3 Theriault
4 Pollard
5 Blaney
6 Gale
7 Ragan
8 Alexander
9 Benjamin
10 Wilson
11 Henderson
12 Tifft
13 Boswell
14 Mitchell
15 Kenseth -2
16 Garvey -2
17 Benefield -2
18 Smith -3
19 Jones -5
20 Ruston (out)
21 E. Jones (out)
22 Odell (out)
23 Davis (out)
24 Nasse (out)
25 Gresham (out)
26 Grindle (out)
27 Karnes (out)
28 Reaid (out)

8:47
Only 14 cars are on the lead lap, so the inversion number will be 14 now. Mason Mitchell, who was the free pass recipient at this yellow, will restart from the pole for segment #2. 
8:46
Elliott’s team already at work
8:46
Paul Kelley has slowed to a stop on the front stretch as the field paces behind the pace car. He’ll get a push as the field comes to pit road. 
8:45
The invert will be 15 
8:45
A panhard bar failure was the reason for Casey Smith dropping from the race. 
8:43
CHECKERED FLAG – Elliott wins the first segment of the Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300. 
8:43
WHITE FLAG – Theriault closes in on Kelley for second.
8:42
Lap 148 – Elliott holds two car lengths over Kelley. 
8:42
GREEN – Kelley spins the tires on the start and Elliott rides to the lead on the outside. 
8:41
One lap to the green. 
8:41
Brandon Jones comes to pit road under this yellow. 
8:39
YELLOW – The caution is back out at lap 148 for a possible blown motor by Casey Smith.  He makes it to pit road safely. 
8:38
Lap 147 – Elliott leads Kelley, Theriault, Blaney, Alexander and Pollard. 
8:38
Smith has slowed to a crawl and goes to the tail of the field and looks to come to the pits. 
8:38
Smoke billows from the 99 of Smith in front of the field 
8:38
GREEN – Elliott and the outside line pull away on the start. 
8:37
We are one lap away from the drop of the green. 
8:35
There will be four laps until the end of the first segment when we go back to green. 
8:34
Running order under yellow:

1 Elliott
2 Smith
3 Blaney
4 Kelley
5 Pollard
6 Theriault
7 Benjamin
8 Alexander
9 Gale
10 Henderson
11 Ragan
12 Tifft
13 Wilson
14 Boswell (free pass)
15 Mitchell -1
16 Benefield -2
17 Kenseth -2
18 Garvey -2
19 B. Jones -5
20 Ruston (out)
21 E. Jones (out)
22 Odell (out)
23 Davis (out)
24 Nasse (out)
25 Gresham (out)
26 Grindle (out)
27 Karnes (out)
28 Reaid (out)

8:34
Kenseth gets a push.
8:32
YELLOW – The caution is out for Kenseth stalled on pit road seemingly out of fuel.
8:31
Kenseth out of fuel. It won’t even refire after getting fuel in the pits. 
8:30
Lap 145 – Elliott has put Rodney Benefield two laps down. 
8:30
Lap 145 – Kenseth is off the pace and hits pit road under green. 
8:30
Lap 145 – With five laps remaining before the lap 150 break, Elliott leads Smith, Blaney, Kelley and Pollard. 
8:29
Lap 140 – Gale moves under Henderson in turns one and two to break into the top-10. 
8:29
Ten laps to the end of Segment 1 
8:29
Lap 137 – Mike Garvey, who is three laps down, is working his way up and passing several cars but isn’t really making up any ground as he’s on his own lap at the moment. 
8:28
According to Ruston’s Twitter, it’s possible motor trouble for the 39. 
8:27
Ruston to pit road lap 134 
8:27
Lap 133 – Ruston slows and Henderson goes by on the outside for 10th. 
8:27
Lap 131 – Elliott slides by Smith off turn four in a well-timed move to take the lead back after taking on fresh rubber. 
8:26
Lap 130 – Elliott is right on Smith’s bumper for the spot but is taking his time making the move. 
8:25
Lap 128 – Smith holds him off and Elliott falls back in line second. 
8:25
Lap 126 – Elliott takes the low side and dives under Smith for the lead off turn four and they’re side by side for two more laps. 
8:25
Lap 125 – Smith and Elliott have pulled away from Blaney and the rest of the field by 10 car lengths down the frontstretch. 
8:24
Lap 124 – Ruston also moves by Henderson for the 10th spot now. 
8:24
Lap 123 – Alexander rockets back by Henderson on the outside for ninth off turn two. 
8:24
Garvey lost two laps serving his penalty. 
8:23
Lap 120:
1. Smith
2. Elliott
3. Blaney
4. Kelley
5. Kenseth
6. Pollard
7. Benjamin
8. Theriault
9. Alexander
10. Henderson 
8:23
Lap 121 – Smith leads Elliott by six car lengths.
8:23
Lap 120 – Henderson under Alexander for ninth off turn two. 
8:23
Lap 118 – Smith leads Blaney, Elliott, Kelley, Kenseth, Benjamin, Pollard, Theriault, Alexander and Henderson. 
8:22
Lap 117 – Elliott now up to third under Kelley down the backstretch. 
8:22
Broken frame for Erik Jones.
8:22
Lap 114 – Smith now to the lead around Blaney. 
8:22
Lap 114: Garvey slows way down in turns one and two and drops to the rear of the field. He then pulls to pit road to serve his penalty
8:21
Garvey maintains the lead, but the black flag remains out for him. 
8:21
Lap 113 – Smith under Blaney for second into turn three. 
8:21
Lap 111 – Elliott, Alexander and Theriault are three-wide down the backstretch as Blaney rolls into second behind Garvey.
8:21
BLACK FLAG for Garvey for the way he restarted the race. 
8:21
Huge damage to E. Jones. (speed51.com photo)
8:20
GREEN – Garvey pulls away on the outside on the start and Paul Kelley either did not go or Garvey got a huge jump
8:20
Just as the field went to green, Garvey pushed Kelley down almost to the inside wall coming to green. 
8:20
We are one lap away from the drop of the green. 
8:17
Running order lap 110 under yellow

1 Garvey
2 Kelley
3 Benjamin
4 Blaney
5 Theriault
6 Ruston
7 Kenseth
8 Gale
9 Smith
10 Wilson
11 Elliott
12 Tifft
13 Alexander
14 Pollard
15 Henderson
16 Ragan
17 Boswell
18 E. Jones
19 Mitchell (first car one lap down)
20 Benefield
21 B. Jones
22 Odell
23 Davis
24 Nasse
25 Gresham
26 Grindle
27 Karnes
28 Reaid

8:16
Erik Jones’ car on the hook. (speed51.com photo)
8:15
Wilson also comes to pit road under this caution. 
8:14
Ruston takes four tires and fuel on pit road. 
8:14
Jones hit so hard the tire assemble came off.
8:14
Ruston comes to pit road to the service of her crew under this caution. 
8:13
Brady Boswell is the free pass 
8:12
Mitchell spun to trigger the melee, according to reports in the press box. 
8:12
YELLOW – Mitchell and Jones make contact in turn four and Jones ended up in the wall.
8:12
Lap 110: Smith and Elliott have already worked their way into ninth and 11th respectively after putting on tires. 
8:11
Lap 108 – Kelley takes second and now Blaney wants third on the outside of Benjamin. 
8:11
GREEN – Garvey leads at the strip on the outside with Benjamin and Kelley side by side in his mirror. 
8:10
Tifft will be the free pass recipient as he had gone down a lap before the yellow 
8:09
Tifft takes four, as does Henderson 
8:08
Four tires for Elliott, four for Pollard, four for Smith 
8:08
Pollard, Elliott, Smith, Henderson, Jones, Ragan and Tifft all on pit road under this yellow. 
8:07
YELLOW FLAG Lap 107 (reverted back as lap 108 was not complete): Jimmy Henderson goes for a spin in turn four. He slid down half the front straight away with a ton of tire smoke, but everyone passed through okay. 
8:06
Lap 108 – Theriault closes in on Benjamin in a hurry in the center of the turns but can’t make it happen. 
8:06
Lap 106 – Ruston makes the pass for seventh and Blaney follows her for eighth. 
8:05
Lap 104 – Ruston drives under Jones off turn two and pulls even with his #4 machine down the backstretch. 
8:04
Lap 102 – Alexander moves under Henderson with ease off turn two to take the 15th spot away from the #118. 
8:04
50 laps until the end of the first segment 
8:04
Lap 100 – A third of the way through the event Elliott leads Smith, Garvey, Benjamin, Theriault, Kelley, Jones, Ruston, Blaney and Pollard. 
8:03
Good battle for fourth between Benjamin and Theriault.
8:03
Lap 97 – Elliott hasn’t stepped out to quite the lead he had on past green flag runs.  He only holds about five or six car lengths over Casey Smith in second.  However, it is another ten car lengths back from Smith to Garvey in third. 
8:03
17 cars remain on the lead lap. Matt Tifft is the last car on the lead lap. 
8:02
Lap 96 – Benjamin takes the spot back on the outside and Theriault falls back to fifth. 
8:02
Lap 94 – Benjamin battles back on the outside and doesn’t let Theriault have it that easy.  They are side by side lap after lap. 
8:02
Lap 93 – Theriault works under Benjamin for the fourth spot and takes the spot off turn two. 
8:01
Lap 92 – Kenseth moves under Wilson’s #2 machine and moves up into the 13th spot. 
8:01
Lap 92 – Ryan Blaney gets under Bubba Pollard to take ninth 
8:01
Lap 90 – Ruston works under Jones for the seventh spot each lap but can’t complete the move just yet. 
8:01
Lap 90: Garvey runs Benjamin up the hill to take the spot. 
8:00
Lap 89 – Garvey is starting to put some pressure on Kyle Benjamin for third. 
8:00
Lap 88 – Gale looks under Kenseth for 13th and they battle side by side down the frontstretch. 
8:00
Lap 86 – Elliott continues to lead Smith, Benjamin, Garvey, Theriault, Kelley, Jones, Ruston, Pollard and Blaney. 
7:59
Lap 86 – Battle for seventh as Kenzie Ruston looks under Erik Jones, but can’t make the pass. 
7:59
Lap 84 – Theriault now sets his sights on Garvey in fourth. 
7:59
Lap 83 – Theriault finally makes it stick under Kelley and takes the spot on the inside into turn three for fifth. 
7:59
Lap 82 – Donnie Wilson makes contact with Ryan Blaney and moved Blaney up the hill in turn four to take the 10th spot. 
7:58
Lap 80 – Theriault is doing all he can to get under Kelley in turn two but Kelley doesn’t give him an inch and Theriault falls back in line sixth. 
7:58
Pollard holds off Blaney on the high side, leaving Wilson and Blaney to battle behind him. 
7:58
Lap 89: Blaney and Pollard are side by side for position number nine. Pollard has it but Blaney wants it. 
7:57
Lap 78 – Behind them Wilson works under Kenseth for 11th and takes the position. 
7:57
Lap 77 – Blaney under Pollard for the ninth spot as the come across the stripe. 
7:57
Into turn three after the restart, Nasse’s car slowed in front of a few cars like Gale and Mitchell. Nasse got out of the way and everyone continued on in a hairy situation. 
7:57
Lap 76 – Jones under Theriault for the sixth spot down the backstretch. 
7:56
GREEN: Elliott once again pulls away on the start and Casey Smith gets a run on the outside to take second from Benjamin. 
7:56
The field is now receiving the one to go signal. 
7:55
Tires for Donnie Wilson.
7:55
Four tires for Ragan, four tires for Gale, right sides for Wilson 
7:54
Gale, Ragan, Jones, Wilson and Mitchell all also come to pit road for tires, fuel and various adjustments under the yellow. 
7:54
Donnie Wilson gets the free pass. 
7:54
No, this is the only one. It had normally been run late in the year, but it moved to July 4th this year and will again be on this same date in 2013, so mark your calendars now. 
7:54
Comment From Guest 

is there two world crown races a year 

7:53
Nasse comes to pit road under this caution period. 
7:53
The yellow flag flew before completing lap 75, so we’ll revert back to lap 74 on the restart. 
7:52
YELLOW FLAG Lap 74: David Ragan, Rodney Benefield and Brady Boswell bottle up in turn four. Ragan and Benefield spun, but not much contact and all drove away 
7:52
Lap 75 – Kelley looks under Jones every lap for the 10th spot but can’t make it work. 
7:52
Lap 75, halfway in this first segment:
1. Elliott
2. Benjamin
3. Garvey
4. Smith
5. Jones
6. Kelley
7. Ruston
8. Theriault
9. Blaney
10. Pollard 
7:51
Lap 73 – Garvey tries to take second around Benjamin on the outside in turns one and two but can’t make it stick out there and falls back in line third. 
7:51
Lap 70 – Ruston moved up in front of Kelley down the backstretch and almost caused a mess.  No one made contact with the wall and we are still under green. 
7:51
Lap 75, halfway of this first segment 
7:50
Lap 69 – Ruston falls back on the inside line and Garvey, Smith and Jones all make up groud around her. 
7:50
The field goes green again. (speed51.com photo)
7:50
GREEN: Elliott gets a good start on Benjamin and leads the field long before they make it to the line. 
7:49
Only green flag laps count all race long. 
7:49
Comment From jeff titmus 

do yellow flag laps count? 

7:49
We are one lap from the drop of the green. 
7:48
Comment From Guest 

Your fans in Oklahoma are cheering for you…Go Kenzie Go 

7:48
Yes, Cale Gale gets it on this yellow 
7:48
Comment From crew chief #12 

are ther any free pass in this race 

7:48
Lap 68 under caution running order:

1 Elliott
2 Benjamin
3 Ruston
4 Garvey
5 Blaney
6 Smith
7 Pollard
8 Jones
9 Alexander
10 Ragan
11 Kelley
12 Henderson
13 Theriault
14 Kenseth
15 Tifft
16 Gale (free pass)
17 Odell -1
18 Wilson -1
19 Mitchell -1
20 Boswell -1
21 Benefield -1
22 Jones -4
23 Davis -10
24 Nasse -25
25 Gresham -50
26 Grindle -57
27 Karnes -57
28 Reaid -57 

7:47
Mitchell, Boswell, Kenseth, Benefield and Gale also visit pit road under this caution. 
7:47
Ragan, Tifft and Theriault all come to pit road under this caution. 
7:45
“Something with the damn drivetrain,” said Augie Grill, who is serving as Spencer Davis’ crew chief here today, about Davis’ issues. 
7:44
Spencer Davis has climbed from his car and is done for the day. 
7:44
YELLOW – Wilson makes contact with Odell going into turn two and turns Odell across the track.
7:44
Lap 69 – David Ragan slows off turn two, but quickly gets rolling up to speed 
7:44
Engine issues for Davis.
7:43
Lap 67 – Spencer Davis is on pit road and the crew has the hood up on his #29 machine as smoke is pouring out. 
7:43
Lap 68 – Elliott puts a lap on Cale Gale and David Odell and Donnie Wilson 
7:43
Lap 65 – Kenseth takes 14th and moves three car lengths ahead of Tifft down the backstretch. 
7:42
Lap 64 – Kelley now moves under Henderson to take the 11th spot down the backstretch. 
7:42
Lap 63 – Kenseth now under Tifft for the 14th spot off turn two. 
7:41
Lap 62 – The field is now single-filed around this half-mile behind Elliott. 
7:41
Lap 60:
1.  Elliott
2.  Benjamin
3.  Ruston
4.  Garvey
5.  Blaney
6.  Smith
7.  Pollard
8.  Jones
9.  Ragan
10.  Alexander 
7:41
Crew members get a lift for a better view. (speed51.com photo)
7:40
Lap 59 – Elliott has put a lap on Mason Mitchell, Brady Boswell and Brandon Jones
7:39
Lap 53 – Paul Kelley now works under Tifft down the backstretch for the 12th spot and takes the spot off turn four. 
7:39
Lap 51 – Mason Mitchell had been trying to hold off Ross Kenseth for a few laps before Austin Theriault decided to force the issue and got by both of them.  Mitchell then lost a spot to Kenseth.  Theriault is 15th, Kenseth 16th and Mitchel back to 19th as Clae Gale and Donnie Wilson have also passed him. 
7:38
Lap 51 – As Chase Elliott works his way through the tail of the field they are double-filed, three rows deep in front of him at times.  He certainly won’t have his work cut out for him here. 
7:37
Lap 49 – Finally off turn four Alexander makes the pass and moves into the 10th spot. 
7:37
Lap 48 – Alexander once again looks under Henderson down the backstretch but still can’t make it stick. 
7:37
Lap 46 – Ragan gets dangerously loose in turns one and two and Pollard makes his move for the seventh spot around him. 
7:36
Lap 44 – Henderson moves under Tifft for the spot into turn three and Alexander follows suit. Tifft falls to 12th. 
7:36
Lap 43 – Elliott has put Rodney Benefield a lap down.  Right behind Elliott is Nasse, many laps down, but keeping pace with the leader. 
7:36
Lap 43 – The Henderson/Alexander battle for the 11th spot has now closed in on Tifft in 10th. 
7:35
Lap 41 – Wilson under Boswell down the backstretch for 19th in a battle of the #2’s. 
7:35
Lap 40
1.  Elliott
2.  Benjamin
3.  Ruston
4.  Garvey
5.  Blaney
6.  Smith
7.  Ragan
8.  Pollard
9.  Jones
10.  Tifft 
7:35
Lap 40 – Casey Smith now works under David Ragan on the inside for the sixth spot. 
7:34
Nasse’s team has put the window net back up on the 51 and he’s back on track, albeit not quite up to race pace. 
7:34
Lap 36 – Alexander is right in Henderson’s tire tracks trying to take back the 11th spot but can’t seem to keep his car under Henderson long enough to make the move. 
7:33
Lap 34 – Reaid is off the pace again on the bottom down the frontstretch. 
7:33
Tight racing deep in the field. (speed51.com photo)
7:32
Lap 32 –  Paul Kelley has moved up to 15th after starting near the tail of the field as he gets by Brady Boswell. 
7:32
Lap 32 – Meanwhile, Chase Elliott has stepped out to a straightaway lead over Benjamin, Ruston, Garvey and Blaney. 
7:32
Lap 30 – Ragan is falling through the field quickly. He is already down to the fifth spot. 
7:32
Fans, keep tweeting using hashtag #WorldCrown300…we’re now trending nationally on Twitter! 
7:32
Lap 29 – Henderson makes his move under Odell as Odell’s #75 gets loose on the outside off turn two. 
7:31
Lap 28 – Benjamin makes it around Ragan for second going into turn three. 
7:31
Lap 26 – Pollard moves up to seventh with Smith in tow in eighth. 
7:31
Lap 24 – Henderson tries to take 11th from Odell through turns three and four but gets loose on the inside line and allows Odell to pull away with the position. 
7:30
The window net is down for Gresham as he goes back to the garage area.  His day is done. 
7:30
Lap 22 – Nasse has returned back to pit road. 
7:29
Lap 21 top 10:
1.  Chase Elliott
2.  David Ragan
3.  Kyle Benjamin
4.  Kenzie Ruston
5.  Mike Garvey
6.  Ryan Blaney
7.  Matt Tifft
8.  Bubba Pollard
9.  Casey Smith
10.  Erik Jones
7:29
Lap 21 – Benjamin closes in on Ragan in second.
7:29
Nasse has come back out on the backstretch to rejoin the field. 
7:29
Nasse sits on put road as the field rolls by. (speed51.com photo)
7:28
Lap 18 – Gresham is off the pace down the frontstretch and will bring his #92 to the pits. 
7:28
Lap 15 – Pollard tries to get eighth from Erik Jones, but Jones hangs tough on the high side.  Pollard eventually gets the spot, but it allowed Casey Smith to get inside Pollard. 
7:28
Lap 16 – Elliott now leads Ragan by ten car lengths as they work down the backstretch. 
7:28
Stephen Nasse’s crew trying to get him back out.
7:27
Lap 15 – Odell makes it by Alexander on the inside and Henderson follows suit.  Alexander falls back to the 13th position. 
7:27
It was a quick stop on pit road for Jones and he’s back on track.
7:27
Lap 13 – Odell under Alexander for 11th in turns one and two. 
7:27
Brandon Jones comes to pit road. 
7:27
GREEN: Elliott holds Ragan down on the bottom and holds the lead by a car length as they come back across the stripe. 
7:26
Grindle’s car.
7:26
Nasse’s team has gone to look for another ignition box.
7:25
Grindle surveys the damage. ( speed51.com photo)
7:25
TJ Reaid has come back to pit road as the field gets the one lap to go signal. 
7:25
Still addressing electrical issues on Nasse’s car. 
7:25
A very heated Dalton Grindle just walked up to the door of his hauler and threw a huge punch at it, denting it.  He then gave a knockout blow to his car, too.
7:24
Track crews are working hard to clear the track after Grindle’s mess in turn two and we should be back under green shortly. 
7:23
Buggy Pletcher, the crew chief on Stephen Nasse’s car, is underneath the left-rear area of the 51 machine, addressing a possible battery issue. 
7:21
Nasse gets a push. (speed51.com photo)
7:21
Stephen Nasse has slowed to a stop on the backstretch and got a push to pit road.  He had been running third at the time of the yellow. 
7:20
Gresham comes to pit road and the Jason Hogan Racing team works on the right front of the #92. 
7:20
TJ Reaid came to the pits after slowing on the track.  The crew told our infield reporter that they don’t really know what happened.  The 41 lost power, but fired back up in the pits and he’s back on track. 
7:19
Grindle appears to be pretty mad over the incident as he climbs out of the car, but he is otherwise okay. 
7:18
Lap 12 Running Order:

1. Elliott
2. Ragan
3. Nasse
4. Benjamin
5. Ruston
6. Garvey
7. Tifft
8. Blaney
9. Jones
10. Pollard
11. Alexander
12. Smith
13. Odell
14. Mitchell
15. Henderson
16. Theriault
17. Boswell
18. Wilson
19. Gresham
20. Kelley
21. Davis
22. Grindle
23. Jones
24. Gale
25. Kenseth
26. Benefield
27. Karnes
28. Reaid 

7:17
YELLOW FLAG Lap 11:  Brandon Jones turned the 23 of Dalton Grindle.  Grindle hit the outside wall in turn two head-on, then slid down the banking to the inside apron. 
7:16
Lap 9 – TJ Reaid is off the pace.  He has lost several spots and reports from the infield is that the engine sounds flat. 
7:16
Lap 8: Dalton Grindle washes up the track in turns one and two and tries to turn down the track in front of the field but catches it before making contact. 
7:16
Lap 8 – Battle for third as Ragan gets under Nasse and gets the spot. 
7:15
Lap 6: Elliott leads teammate Reaid by five car lengths.  Reaid holds just two over Nasse in third who has Ragan on his bumper. 
7:15
Another big position-dropper is Clay Alexander.  He started fourth, but now runs 11th on lap 6.
7:15
Lap 4:  Brandon Jones drops to the rear after getting big-time sideways in turn four.
7:14
Lap 1 – Reaid looks under Nasse off turn four to take away the second spot and they work side by side into turn one before Reaid moves forward with the spot. 
7:14
The start of the World Crown. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:13
GREEN: Elliott clears Nasse on the outside for the lead before the start finish line and leads the field into turn one. 
7:12
One lap to green. 
7:12
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7:12
Two laps to green. 
7:11
We are two laps away from the drop of the green flag. 
7:10
The field for the World Crown 300.(speed51.com photo)
7:10
Davis’ car has launched out of his pit box and appears that the issue has been rectified.  He will start at the tail of the field. 
7:08
Command has been given.  The Super Late Model field has come to life for the 29th Annual Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300. 
7:07
Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300 Starting Lineup:

Pos. No. Driver
1 51 Stephen Nasse
2 9 Chase Elliott
3 41 TJ Reaid
4 84 Clay Alexander
5 77 David Ragan
6 39 Kenzie Ruston
7 71 Kyle Benjamin
8 4 Erik Jones
9 89 Matt Tifft
10 98 Ryan Blaney
11 55 Mason Mitchell
12 1 Mike Garvey
13 26 Bubba Pollard
14 29 Spencer Davis
15 75 David Odell
16 29T Austin Theriault
17 99 Casey Smith
18 118 Johnny Henderson
19 92 Max Gresham
20 2b Brady Boswell
21 2 Donnie Wilson
22 23 Dalton Grindle
23 36 Rodney Benefield
24 33 Brandon Jones
25 47 Allen Karnes
26 25 Ross Kenseth
27 10 Paul Kelley
28 83 Cale Gale
7:07
Spencer Davis has pulled his car out of line. (speed51.com photo)
7:07
Report from Spencer Davis’ crew is that the steering shaft has come out of the steering box. 
7:06
Just as drivers got strapped in, Spencer Davis’ crew went under the hood of his No. 29.  Augie Grill was inside the fenders tending to the engine area.  Davis’ car has been pulled out of line and now appears to be going back to the infield pit area.  Engines have not yet fired for tonight’s race. 
7:02
Daniel Hemric gives a last minute fist bump to Kenzie Ruston. (speed51.com photo)
7:01
Race Procedures

Segment 1 – 150 Green laps. Teams will have 5 caution laps after the conclusion of the segment to work on their cars and make any changes they see fit.

Segment 2 – 100 Green Laps. Segment two will begin with an invert. The exact number will be told to the drivers as the first segment ends. All lapped cars will be eliminated at the end of the second segment.

Segment 3 – 50 Green Laps. Prior to the segment starting, drivers can enter a “hot” pit if they wish. Where a driver exits the pits is where he or she starts the final segment. The winner of the final segment will be declared the World Crown 300 Champion.

7:01
Paul Kelley pulled his car out of the post-qualifying impound earlier and has to start at the rear of the field because his car did not have power steering in qualifying.  The team repaired it after qualifying and the four-time World Crown winner will start at the tail. 
7:01
Erik Jones gets strapped in. (speed51.com photo)
7:00
Jimmy Henderson, Johnny’s son, will be driving the No. 118 machine in tonight’s feature.
6:59
Chase Elliott accepts the pole award. (speed51.com photo)
6:58
TJ Reaid greets Dan Elliott.
6:58
Thanks folks for letting us know where you’re watching tonight’s coverage from tonight.  Driver intros are underway and we’re ready to go racing.
6:58
Comment From BK 

Oconomowoc WI. Let’s go Tifft, Benjamin & Nasse 

6:58
Comment From Jesse 

Rusagonis, NB. Sitting here tuning in while I run the Highland Home Hardware Sportsman 100 on NR2003. 

6:57
Comment From malin 

could not make race glad your there thank you go eric jones 

6:53
Comment From justin – Lake Tahoe 

GOOD LUCK Kyle Chase Stephen & Tj thanks speed 51 for giving us short track junkies a great 4th with your coverage —GOD BLESS THE USA & ALL OUTRTROOPS 

6:52
Comment From Dean 

Wonder Lake, IL says go Ross Kenseth 

6:52
Comment From HUBACH MOTORSPORTS 

GOOD LUCK CASEY SMITH #99 TEXAS HERE 

6:52
Comment From NightFlyer 

Tuning in from Oklahoma City- Asking for a safe race for all and the #55 Mason Mitchell to come to the front! 

6:51
Comment From MJ07 

Muskegon, MI…the original home of my high school classmate Mike Garvey. Go Garvey! 

6:50
Comment From Daniel 

checking in from Robinson,IL Good Luck Chase Elliott 

6:50
Comment From Dan 

Tuning in from Barrie, Ontario Canada! C’mon Chase, Pollard, Benjamin and Nasse! 

6:50
Comment From MiKerr 

Logged on in Kansas City MO. Pullin’ for the Northern boys! 

6:50
Comment From JustinS 

Pulling for Kyle Benjamin back in SC. Go get’em buddy! 

6:50
Comment From Guest 

Sarasota , Fl Erik Jones 

6:49
Comment From Patrick Reynolds 

Thanks for the great short track coverage, yet again. I loved that 1983 photo from the first 300. And yes, I remember, and can confirm that Dick Trickle did win $50,000 for first place that year. And Gary Balough won the “Skoal Pole” and $5,000. 

6:49
Comment From crew chief #12 

Mebane NC ryan blaney #98 

6:49
Comment From jeff titmus 

go erik jones.rooting for you from lennon,mi. 

6:48
Comment From wood 

GULFPORT,mobile 

6:48
Comment From Guest 

Palmyra, PA roots for Cale Gale and Brandon Jones!! 

6:47
Comment From Jake 

Pensacola…… 

6:47
Comment From Guest 

following along from lakeland florida good luck nasse rustonwilson 

6:47
Comment From BKR#29 

Go Austin Theriault from Fort Kent Maine!!! 

6:47
Comment From Richard 

Go Garvey G chase. Win for Georgia. 

6:47
Comment From ohio glenn 

Bedford ohio (need Cleveland) can not drive Doctor orders so this is my race fix 

6:46
Comment From Gregg 

Checking in from Mukwonago, WI wishing I was there to help with the coverage 

6:46
Comment From Lenny Whitehead 

Kentucky,Rooting for Nasse,Go Get Em Bro 

6:46
Comment From HOWARD GALOTT24 

pine springs 

6:46
Comment From Billy 

High Point, NC 

6:46
Comment From Guest 

Good Luck to Cale Gale and Brandon Jones!!!!!!!!!! Let’s get this done boys!!!! 

6:44
As the field gets lined up on the front stretch and driver intros get ready to begin…let us know where you’re tuning in from tonight and who you’re rooting for in the World Crown 300. 
6:40
Comment From copperhead-1 

Go clay alexander 84 pulling for ya in IRVINGTON AL. 

6:37
With tears in his eyes 2008 World Crown 300 winner Russell Fleeman celebrates the Outlaw Super Late Model win. He lost father earlier this year.
6:36
Super Late Model drivers have been called to their cars and driver intros will begin as soon as Outlaw victory lane ceremonies are complete. 
6:34
Comment From RFFan 

sucks that russell isn’t running the super race but it’s still good to see him out there racing his outlaw. good win russell! 

6:33
UNOFFICIAL OUTLAW LATE MODEL FINISH

1 Russell Fleeman
2 Jason Bates
3 Mathew Wragg
4 David Murphy
5 Mike Davidson
6 BJ Fisher
7 Terry Martin
8 Trey White
9 Michael Silvey
6:32
CHECKERED FLAG:  Russell Fleeman has won the 35-lap Outlaw race.  It is his first race win since the passing of his father and longtime Georgia short track supporter Larry Fleeman about two months ago. 
6:30
Lap 30, five to go:  Fleeman has checked out. 
6:26
Lap 15:  Single file and spread out as Fleeman leads Bates by a half straight away.  Wragg is up to third and Davidson and Murphy round out the top five. 
6:23
GREEN FLAG Lap 5:  Fleeman and Bates split Mike Davidson to go three wide into turn one.  Fleeman holds the lead with Bates second and Davidson now in third. 
6:22
300 in three segments.  Scroll down to today’s earlier coverage to see how the segments work. 
6:22
Comment From crew chief #12 

how mini laps is the world crown race tongiht 

6:20
YELLOW FLAG Lap 5:  Trey White has slowed to a crawl and the yellow is out as he pulls to pit road. 
6:19
Lap 3:  Russell Fleeman gets under Mike Davidson for second in turn three. 
6:19
GREEN FLAG:  Jason Bates opens up an early lead over Mike Davidson who has hustled up to second.
6:17
Outlaw Starting Lineup

1.  Matt Wragg
2.  Jason Bates
3.  Russell Fleeman
4.  Mike Davidson
5.  David Murphy
6.  Terry Martin
7.  Trey White
8.  Michael Silvey
9.  BJ Fisher 

6:16
The Outlaws are next out for their 35-lap race 
6:11
UNOFFICIAL TRUCK FINISH

1. Cody Haskins
2. Jim Wall
3. Andy Gaddis
4. Conrad Compton
5. Aaron Calvert
6. Emilee Riley
7. Josh Hughes
8. Joel Townsend
9. Kristen Wallace
10. Taylor Dorner
11. Kevin Vassar
12. Matt Vassar (DNS) 

6:09
CHECKERED FLAG: Cody Haskins has won over Jim Wall, Andy Gaddis and Conrad Compton. 
6:09
WHITE FLAG for Cody Haskins 
6:09
As we mentioned a few minutes ago, he, Ross Kenseth and Paul Kelley were all working on their cars past the 10-minute work session expiration time and will have to start at the rear of the field. 
6:09
Comment From #83 Fan 

Why is Cale Gale starting last did he make some changes? 

6:08
She came back out after her initial incident and made a few laps, but is back in the pits and pulled up to her trailer. 
6:08
Comment From crew chief #12 

did Kristen Wallace get back out ther 

6:06
GREEN FLAG: Haskins holds the lead as the field scatters behind him. Everyone continues on. 
6:02
Comment From Jake 

GL Bubba Pollard and Matt Tifft 

6:02
Comment From Mike D 

Like to see Ross Kenseth or Chase Elliot for the win tonight! and hope Kenzie Ruston has a good run. 

6:02
YELLOW FLAG Lap 27: Joel Townsend blew up and dropped a lot of fluid behind him. Conrad Compton spun in the fluid, but continued on. 
6:01
Lap 26: Conrad Compton lost some momentum and lost second with it as Wall and Gaddis have moved to second and third. 
6:00
Lap 23: Wall gets third from Gaddis. 
5:59
Single file through the field now on lap 18 of 35. Haskins leads Compton by four truck lengths and it’s about the same gap back to Andy Gaddis in third. 
5:55
Lap 8: Compton looks under Haskins for the lead in turns three and four but Haskins walks away with it down the frontstretch and Compton falls back in line second. 
5:54
GREEN FLAG Lap 6: Haskins takes the lead off turn two over Conrad Compton. 
5:53
Jim Wall and Kristen Wallace come to pit road. Haskins will lead Conrad Compton, Andy Gaddis and Joel Townsend to the green once the track is clear. 
5:51
YELLOW FLAG Lap 6: Wallace got sideways in turn two underneath Haskins and spun out. Aaron Calvert and Jim Wall had nowhere to go and joined in. Haskins continued unscathed, but both Wallace and Wall got some damage. Everyone drove away.
5:51
GREEN FLAG Lap 5: Kristen Wallace leads the first lap side by side with Haskins.
5:49
She did a few times. She’s primarily a local Truck division racer these days. 
5:49
Comment From crew chief #12 

Kristen Wallace didt she run a late model last year 

5:48
YELLOW FLAG Lap 5: Jim Long made contact with Conrad Compton between turns three and fourth to bring out the first yellow of this event. 
5:47
Kristen Wallace takes the early lead as Cody Haskins has moved up to second after two laps. 
5:45
Truck Division 35-lap Feature Lineup:

1. Kristen Wallace
2. Matt Vassar
3. Cody Haskins
4. Conrad Compton
5. Kevin Vassar
6. Jim Wall
7. Emilee Riley
8. Aaron Calvert
9. Josh Hughes
10. Andy Gaddis
11. Joel Townsend
12. Taylor Dorner 

5:44
The truck race is now on track under the initial pace laps. 
5:43
Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300 Starting Order:

Pos. No. Driver
1 51 Stephen Nasse
2 9 Chase Elliott
3 41 TJ Reaid
4 84 Clay Alexander
5 77 David Ragan
6 39 Kenzie Ruston
7 71 Kyle Benjamin
8 4 Erik Jones
9 89 Matt Tifft
10 98 Ryan Blaney
11 55 Mason Mitchell
12 1 Mike Garvey
13 26 Bubba Pollard
14 29 Spencer Davis
15 75 David Odell
16 29T Austin Theriault
17 99 Casey Smith
18 118 Johnny Henderson
19 92 Max Gresham
20 2b Brady Boswell
21 2 Donnie Wilson
22 23 Dalton Grindle
23 36 Rodney Benefield
24 33 Brandon Jones
25 47 Allen Karnes
26 25 Ross Kenseth
27 10 Paul Kelley
28 83 Cale Gale

 

5:40
Chase Elliott has chosen to start from the outside on the initial start of the Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram World Crown 300. 
5:37
The truck division has been called to stop and go to roll off for their feature. 
5:36
As the ten minutes for teams to work on their cars concluded the teams of Paul Kelley, Cale Gale and Kenseth all continued work on their cars and will have to start from the rear of the field. 
5:31
Opening ceremonies have started here at GMP.
5:30
Years ago Jimmy Mosteller announced at this track when it was known as the Jefco Speedway as well as many other venues around Georgia. Mosteller passed away today and our friends at Raceweek Illustrated informed us and wrote this story today. http://www.raceweekillustrated.com/2012/07/04/georgia-racing-legend-jimmy-mosteller-passes-away/

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as we know he’s watching tonight’s race from above. 

5:24
Pit crews race to their cars for the 10-minute work session. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:20
Chase Elliott will look to be the first pole sitter to win the World Crown 300 since 2004 when Fredrick Moore won the pole and the race. Moore is the only driver to have pulled off that feat. 
5:20
Comment From Showtime 

Come on CA 84 your way overdue 

5:18
Comment From Guest 

Good luck Bubba, Chase & TJ!!! 

5:18
Comment From Lenny Whitehead 

Go Get em in the race Nasse 

5:18
Comment From Michigan Fans!! 

Bring home the win Erik Jones!!! 

5:18
Cars sit in in the infield. Crews will have 10 minutes to work on the cars once the top three qualifiers go through tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:15
Comment From Marty 

Way to go Chase 

5:15
Comment From Beast mode 

Goodluck in the race Stephen #51 bring home some hardware!!! 

5:14
The top three starters: TJ Reaid -3rd, Stephen Nasse – 2nd and Chase Elliott- 1st (left to right). (speed51.com photo)
5:14
Ross Kenseth has pulled his car out of the impound in the infield to work on it further before tonight’s race. He will have to start at the rear of the field tonight. 
5:11
UNOFFICIAL World Crown 300 Crane Cams Qualifying Results:

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 9 Chase Elliott 16.609
2 51 Stephen Nasse 16.644
3 41 TJ Reaid 16.663
4 84 Clay Alexander 16.703
5 77 David Ragan 16.704
6 39 Kenzie Ruston 16.711
7 71 Kyle Benjamin 16.737
8 10 Paul Kelley 16.757
9 4 Erik Jones 16.779
10 89 Matt Tifft 16.849
11 98 Ryan Blaney 16.849
12 55 Mason Mitchell 16.866
13 83 Cale Gale 16.874
14 1 Mike Garvey 16.910
15 26 Bubba Pollard 16.927
16 29 Spencer Davis 16.941
17 75 David Odell 16.945
18 29T Austin Theriault 16.950
19 25 Ross Kenseth 16.951
20 99 Casey Smith 16.960
21 118 Johnny Henderson 17.027
22 92 Max Gresham 17.036
23 2b Brady Boswell 17.048
24 2 Donnie Wilson 17.049
25 23 Dalton Grindle 17.121
26 36 Rodney Benefield 17.242
27 33 Brandon Jones 17.289
28 47 Allen Karnes N/A
5:10
Full results momentarily. 
5:10
Unofficial top five:
1. Elliott
2. Nasse
3. Reaid
4. Alexander
5. Ragan 
5:09
Chase Elliott has set fast time in Crane Cams Qualifying for the World Crown 300. 
5:09
Allen Karnes did get pushed off to attempt his time again, but he stalled again in turn three. He did not complete a lap and qualifying is now over. 
5:07
Rodney Benefield
Lap 1: 17.242
Lap 2: 17.279
Best Lap: 17.242
5:06
Dalton Grindle
Lap 1: 17.245
Lap 2: 17.121
Best Lap: 17.121 
5:05
Kyle Benjamin
Lap 1: 16.737
Lap 2: 16.844
Best Lap: 16.737
5:05
Spencer Davis
Lap 1: 16.941
Lap 2: 16.977
Best Lap: 16.941 
5:04
Johnny Henderson
Lap 1: 17.027
Lap 2: 17.030
Best Lap: 17.027 
5:03
Paul Kelley
Lap 1: 16.827
Lap 2: 16.757
Best Lap: 16.757
5:03
Current top five:
1. Elliott
2. Nasse
3. Reaid
4. Alexander
5. Ragan
5:03
TJ Reaid
Lap 1: 16.663
Best Lap: 16.663 
5:02
Max Gresham
Lap 1: 17.036
Lap 2: 17.141
Best Lap: 17.036
5:02
Four time Crown winner Paul Kelley gets the gloves on. (speed51.com photo)
5:01
Kenzie Ruston
Lap 1: 16.779
Lap 2: 16.711
Best Lap: 16.711 
5:00
Stephen Nasse
Lap 1: 16.651
Lap 2: 16.644
Best Lap: 16.644
5:00
Brandon Jones
Lap 1: 17.289
Lap 2: 17.390
Best Lap: 17.289 
4:59
Donnie Wilson
Lap 1: 17.049
Lap 2: 17.155
Best Lap: 17.049 
4:59
Current JEGS CRA All-Stars points leader Daniel Hemric is here in support of his girlfriend, Kenzie Ruston. (speed51.com photo)
4:58
Cale Gale
Lap 1: 16.874
Lap 2: 16.895
Best Lap: 16.874
4:58
Current top five:
1. Elliott
2. Alexander
3. Ragan
4. E. Jones
5. Tifft 
4:58
David Ragan
Lap 1: 16.704
Lap 2: 16.771
Best Lap: 16.704 
4:57
Chase Elliott
Lap 1: 16.609
Lap 2: 16.624
Best Lap: 16.609
4:56
Brady Boswell
Lap 1: 17.048
Lap 2: 17.049
Best Lap: 17.048 
4:56
Pit road is a busy place. (speed51.com photo)
4:55
Allen Karnes went out for his qualifying run but has lost power down the backstretch and has gotten a push from the tow truck back to pit road.
4:55
Spencer Davis waits his turn. (speed51.com photo)
4:54
Erik Jones
Lap 1: 16.779
Lap 2: 16.930
Best Lap: 16.779 
4:53
Kenzie Ruston gets ready to take time. (speed51.com photo)
4:53
After 10 cars:
1. Alexander
2. Tifft
3. Blaney
4. Mitchell
5. Garvey
6. Pollard
7. Odell
8. Theriault
9. Kenseth
10. C. Smith 
4:52
Ryan Blaney
Lap 1: 16.849
Lap 2: 16.929
Best Lap: 16.849 
4:52
Clay Alexander
Lap 1: 16.703
Lap 2: 16.734
Best Lap: 16.703 
4:52
You bet it is! 
4:52
Comment From Guest 

nice to see garvey with matt hawkins hat on 

4:52
Cale Gale and Brandon Jones will race in nearly identical looking cars. ( speed51.com photo)
4:51
Mike Garvey
Lap 1: 17.050
Lap 2: 16.910
Best Lap: 16.910
4:51
Current top five:
1. Matt Tifft
2. Mason Mitchell
3. Bubba Pollard
4. David Odell
5. Austin Theriault 
4:50
David Odell
Lap 1: 16.945
Best Lap:  16.945 
4:50
Bubba Pollard
Lap 1: 17.098
Lap 2: 16.927
Best Lap: 16.927 
4:49
Casey Smith
Lap 1: 17.023
Lap 2: 16.960
Best Lap: 16.960
4:49
David Ragan walks his car up the grid. (speed51.com photo)
4:49
Matt Tifft
Lap 1: 16.849
Lap 2: 16.873
Best Lap: 16.849 
4:48
Chase Elliott watches Austin Theriault. (speed51.com photo)
4:48
Austin Theriault
Lap 1: 16.959
Lap 2: 16.950
Best Lap: 16.950
4:47
Mason Mitchell
Lap 1: 16.866
Lap 2: 17.033
Best Lap: 16.866 
4:46
Ross Kenseth
Lap 1: 17.054
Lap 2: 16.951
Best Lap: 16.951 
4:45
Qualifying is now underway. Ross Kenseth is the first car on track. 
4:44
Mike Garvey. (speed51.com photo)
4:44
He’s here as the crew chief for Spencer Davis. Davis’ car is one of Augie’s former Super Late Models. 
4:44
Comment From sportsman12 

What’s the story on Augie? 

4:43
Matt Tifft practiced yesterday in a 99, he will race today in his usual number, 89. (speed51.com photo)
4:43
On that note, GMP for offered a discount to teams who competed at Anderson last night on their registration fees and $5 off tickets for fans who show their ticket stub from last night’s PASS race. 
4:39
Yes, and kudos to him. 
4:39
Comment From Guest 

was kenseth the only driver to run the pass race last night and todays race? 

4:38
Opening ceremonies are at 5:25pm. Then, feature events begin.

Trucks (35 laps or 30 minutes)
Outlaw Late Models (35 laps or 30 minutes)
World Crown 300 

4:38
Comment From Richard 

What is estimated time of green flag? 

4:37
We’re about 10 minutes away from the start of Crane Cams Qualifying for the World Crown 300. 
4:37
World Crown 300 Qualifying Order :

Pos. No. Driver
1 25 Ross Kenseth
2 55 Mason Mitchell
3 29 Austin Theriault
4 89 Matt Tifft
5 99 Casey Smith
6 26 Bubba Pollard
7 75 David Odell
8 1 Mike Garvey
9 84 Clay Alexander
10 98 Ryan Blaney
11 4 Erik Jones
12 47 Allen Karnes
13 2 Brady Boswell
14 9 Chase Elliott
15 77 David Ragan
16 83 Cale Gale
17 2 Donnie Wilson
18 33 Brandon Jones
19 51 Stephen Nasse
20 92 Max Gresham
21 39 Kenzie Ruston
22 41 TJ Reaid
23 10 Paul Kelley
24 26 Johnny Henderson
25 29 Spencer Davis
26 71 Kyle Benjamin
27 23 Dalton Grindle
28 36 Rodney Benefield
4:34
We caught our own Matt “Duke” Kentfield snapping a few shots for our Trackside Now coverage of Stephen Nasse a few moments ago. (Speed51 Photo)
4:27
Twenty-eight Super Late Models will take time in qualifying. 
4:27
Comment From Guest 

What is the total number of cars running today? 

4:27
Driver’s Meeting Notes

– Tony Moon from Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, the World Crown 300 sponsor, spoke to the drivers and asked them to have a safe race, but “make it exciting.”

– Micky Cain, race director, informed the drivers that GMP has adopted new victory lane and post-race tech conduct procedures for the drivers. All driver’s are required to wear GMP sponsor gear in victory lane interviews and pictures, regardless of who where there personal affiliations lie. In post-race tech, if any driver or crew member refuses to comply with a tech officials’s commands, they will a face automatic disqualification.

– Cain placed major emphasis on restarts, after having the leader black flagged twice in the last Super Late Model race here in May. A radar gun will be used on restarts and on pit road to make sure the cars follow the 35 mph limit.

– If a driver is out of position on a restart, the start will not be waved off. The guilty driver will receive the black flag on the next lap.

Race Procedures

Segment 1 – 150 Green laps. Teams will have 5 caution laps after the conclusion of the segment to work on their cars and make any changes they see fit.

Segment 2 – 100 Green Laps. Segment two will begin with an invert. The exact number will be told to the drivers as the first segment ends. All lapped cars will be eliminated at the end of the second segment.

Segment 3 – 50 Green Laps. Prior to the segment starting, drivers can enter a “hot” pit if they wish. Where a driver exits the pits is where he or she starts the final segment. The winner of the final segment will be declared the World Crown 300 Champion.

4:18
Two. Chase Elliott and TJ Reaid. 
4:18
Comment From porkchop 

how many cars bill elliott racing have entered ? 

4:09
We’ve just heard that TJ Reaid, Allen Karnes and David Odell will each get only one lap in qualifying due to being late to the driver’s meeting. 
4:07
World Crown 300 qualifying is now about 40 minutes away. 
4:00
No radio, but we’ll have you covered with live Trackside Now update coverage presented by Bestline Superior Lubricants. 
4:00
Comment From Roy 

Is there radio tonight 

3:58
On behalf of the staff of Gresham Motorsports Park, thanks to Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram, the title sponsor of this year’s World Crown 300. Visit their location at 2377 Homer Road Commerce, GA or view their online inventory now at www.commercechryslerdodgejeep.com
3:56
Don’t forget, fans…the next race here at Gresham is going to be a good one. The JEGS Pro Late Model 50 is set for Wednesday, July 18th. Some of the top Pro Late Model talents around will assemble at GMP and will battle for 50 grueling laps here at the half-mile. For more details and ticket information, visit www.greshammotorsportspark.com
3:51
Comment From Dateen Ruston 

Very proud here at home, but would do anything to get there by race time! Good luck Kenz and crew! 

3:42
The driver’s meeting is still going on. We have staff listening in and will have some updates once it adjourns. 
3:39
Comment From Linda Towler 

Wish we were there in person, but we’re definitely there in spirit. Gonna be another good one. 

3:38
He is not competing here today. He’s had some bad luck in Late Model races lately, tearing cars up at Milwaukee and Berlin in recent weeks. Last we saw on Twitter, he was in England last week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. 
3:38
Comment From Jesse 

I just realized that Ben Kennedy isn’t here… Or maybe he is and I didn’t see it. 

3:34
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3:32
While it’s not as hot as it has been in recent days, it’s still quite warm. Current temperature here at GMP is 92-degrees. Yesterday the temps were over 100 when a brief thunderstorm cooled things off about 30 degrees and became quite comfortable. There’s no thunderclouds overhead today, so we could be seeing the warm temps for a few more hours. But, when the racing action starts, it should cool off enough to be very pleasant to watch tonight’s races. 
3:32
Comment From Duane 

how’s the weather today? Is it still extremely hot? 

3:32
The driver’s meeting is underway. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:28
The drivers meeting starts in a few minutes. 
3:28
The tech line has gotten a lot shorter as all teams had to be through by 3:45pm or they would only get one lap in qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:58
The tech line. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:57
Austin Theriault gets ready for his turn in tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:37
The first few Super Late Models are being pushed out to the grid for qualifying that will take place at 4:45pm. Chapel Services are at 3pm and the MANDATORY Driver’s Meeting for ALL GMP LOCAL DIVISIONS (Trucks, Outlaw Late Models) is at 3:30pm. 
2:36
Stephen Nasse and his crew make some final preparations before qualifying tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:22
Comment From Chuck 

Its used in road racing you get X amount of time and your best lap is your qualifying time. 

2:21
Outlaw European Qualifying / Practice Results

1 29 Matthew Wragg 17.497
2 22 Jason Bates 17.522
3 98 Russell Fleeman 17.550
4 27 Mike Davidson 17.562
5 11 David Murphy 17.647
2:13
All cars go on track for a set amount of time like a normal practice session.  How the times shake out is how they will start the feature.
2:13
Comment From Jesse 

Explain “European Qualifying” 

2:12
Truck European Qualifying / Practice Results

1 38 Cody Haskins 19.023
2 2 Matt Vassar 19.366
3 12 Kristen Wallace 19.473
4 28 Conrad Compton 19.545
5 44 Kevin Vassar 19.729
6 9 Jim Wall 19.952
7 21 Emilee Riley 19.995
8 45 Aaron Calvert 20.178
9 5 Josh Hughes 20.381
10 26 Andy Gaddis 24.041
2:10
Thanks, Jeff.  We checked in with Kenzie earlier today and the crew found an issue with a rocker arm in the No. 39.  They swapped the arm with one from their backup car and things have gone pretty well for the Ruston bunch so far today. 
2:09
Comment From Jeff Hamner 

Could not be there this weekend, thanks 51 for keeping us updated. Also a special thanks to Robbie White, we had a little problem last night with the engine in the 39 car of Kenzie Ruston. He helped out and made the repairs for me, looks like he did a pretty good job, she was the fastest in the final two sessions, thanks Robbie and good job Kenzie and crew!! 

2:07
Paul Kelley
2:06
Stephen Nasse’s No. 51 was quick in a few practice sessions yesterday (Speed51.com Photo)
2:06
Cody Haskins leads Truck practice by over three tenths of a second. 
2:03
The Trucks are now out for their European Qualifying session/practice #2. 
2:00
First Outlaw Practice Results

1 98 Russell Fleeman 17.535
2 22 Jason Bates 17.631
3 27 Mike Davidson 17.730
4 11 David Murphy 17.802
5 29 Matthew Wragg 17.883
6 93 Terry Martin 18.588
7 11 Trey White 19.319
1:59
The first Outlaw practice in the books.  Former World Crown Late Model winner Russell Fleeman was quickest. 
1:58
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1:58
Comment From Guest 

Just saw a couple speed 51 guys walking through the stands wearing some cool looking speed51 shirts! Great looking shirts….any for sale? 

1:56
The next event here at GMP is an exciting 50-lap feature for Pro Late Models.  The JEGS Pro Late Model 50 is set for Wednesday, July 18th.  You won’t want to miss that event.  Joining the Pro Late Models will be the Sportsman/Renegades, Mini Stocks, Trucks and Outlaw Late Models.  For more information or tickets, visit www.greshammotorsportspark.com
1:53
Outlaw Late Models are now on track for their first practice session. 
1:51
TJ Reaid (41) and Ross Kenseth (25). (Speed51.com Photo)
1:48
Not everyone took part in this practice session as it is only the second practice session that will count for European qualifying this afternoon. 
1:48
First Truck Division Practice Results

1 12 Kristen Wallace 19.706
2 21 Emilee Riley 19.730
3 28 Conrad Compton 19.733
4 9 Jim Wall 20.000
5 45 Aaron Calvert 20.102
6 5 Josh Hughes 20.469
7 98 Taylor Dorner 21.267

1:46
The first round of truck practice has concluded and we will post the full times in just a few moments.
1:46
Got to love the Apple Pie with ice cream on the fourth of July at the GMP concession stand. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:45
Yesterday, Speed51.com’s cameras took a few laps in practice with Max Gresham. It’s the latest installment of “Speed51.com On Track” from here at Gresham Motorsports Park.

1:43
Kristen Wallace is currently atop the charts in this round of truck division practice with a 19.706.  Local favorite Cody Haskins, who is going for nine consecutive wins tonight, has not joined the field on track for practice yet. 
1:38
Erik Jones, via Twitter, is reporting that he broke a right rear trailing arm bracket during the last practice. His team is getting fixed up and will be ready for time trials. 
1:37
Local division practice has taken the green flag here at Gresham Motorsports Park. Up first is the truck division.
1:36
Kenzie Ruston was quickest again in practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:34
World Crown 300 Practice Times – Round Three :

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 39 Kenzie Ruston 16.815
2 41 TJ Reaid 16.876
3 26 Bubba Pollard 16.960
4 55 Mason Mitchell 17.044
5 84 Clay Alexander 17.106
6 99 Casey Smith 17.145
7 10 Paul Kelley 17.153
8 98 Ryan Blaney 17.197
9 83 Cale Gale 17.219
10 25 Ross Kenseth 17.242
11 92 Max Gresham 17.276
12 89 Matt Tifft 17.329
13 4 Erik Jones 17.357
14 29T Austin Theriault 17.370
15 33 Brandon Jones 17.411
16 118 Johnny Henderson 17.430
17 2 Donnie Wilson 17.436
18 29 Spencer Davis 17.455
19 2b Brady Boswell 17.457
20 36 Rodney Benefield 17.581
21 75 David Odell 17.606
22 47 Allen Karnes 17.625

 

1:33
Comment From Guest 

#10 of Paul Kelley is hands down the best looking car at the track. Awesome looking wrap! 

1:30
The final round of Super Late Model practice has now finished and we will have those times up momentarily. 
1:15
Kenzie Ruston is once again at the top of the charts in this final round of World Crown 300 practice with a 16.815.  Bubba Pollard is second with a 16.975. 
1:11
Comment From Chris 
GREAT Pic here from the 1983 (First) World Crown 300. Standing left to right is Darrell Brown, Alan Kulwicki, Ron Neal, Randy Couch, Mark Martin and unknown. Kneeling on left is Dick Trickle. At that time the race paid $50,000 according to sources
1:07
One of the most anticipated Outlaw Super Late Model events this Summer is coming to Kalamazoo Speedway on Saturday, July 14th. It’s the Hoosier Hustle, a $2,000-to-win event at the ‘Zoo that will be one of the major preliminary events leading up to the Kalamazoo Klash XX on Wednesday, August 15th.

12-time Kalamazoo Speedway Track Champion And y Bozell held off his son Phil in last year’s Hoosier Hustle event. This year, the father-and-son duo will have their hands full with a hungry pack of Outlaw stars ready to take the $2,000 winner’s prize away from them.

Joining the Outlaw Super Late Models on July 14th will be the winged warriors of the Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series. It’s a show you will not want to miss.
For more information on the July 14th Hoosier Hustle, visit www.kalamazoospeedway.com.  Speed51.com will be the Official News Site of the Kalamazoo Klash in August. 

1:06
World Crown 300 Practice Times – Round Two :

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 39 Kenzie Ruston 16.729
2 77 David Ragan 16.792
3 41 TJ Reaid 16.969
4 98 Ryan Blaney 16.982
5 9 Chase Elliott 16.993
6 55 Mason Mitchell 17.030
7 4 Erik Jones 17.049
8 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.062
9 51 Stephen Nasse 17.063
10 10 Paul Kelley 17.079
11 2 Donnie Wilson 17.213
12 1 Mike Garvey 17.243
13 99 Casey Smith 17.271
14 92 Max Gresham 17.380
15 89 Matt Tifft 17.387
16 118 Johnny Henderson 17.397
17 29T Austin Theriault 17.524
18 29 Spencer Davis 17.533
19 36 Rodney Benefield 17.538
20 33 Brandon Jones 17.571
21 2b Brady Boswell 17.574
22 75 David Odell 17.586
23 47 Allen Karnes 17.766

 

1:06
The final round of Super Late Model practice is now underway. Stand by for second round times. 
1:03
They fought some engine issues yesterday. Once those were worked on, the car was a handful for Max. It appears that they haven’t quite fixed everything up just yet, but a lot of work was going on to the 92 earlier today. 
1:03
Comment From FB 

What is going on with the hogan/gresham team? Looks like they are struggling. 

1:03
This practice has concluded and we will post full times in just a moment. 
1:00
With just a few moments left in the round of practice, Ruston is still fastest with Ragan now second with a 16.792, Reaid third with a 16.969 and Blaney fourth with a 16.982. 
12:54
Erik Jones is near the top of the charts today. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:54
David Ragan now overtakes Elliott in the second spot.  Ragan posted a 16.792 to best Elliott’s 16.993.  Ruston is still fastest with a 16.729.
12:52
Oklahoma’s Kenzie Ruston is currently atop the board in this session. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:51
Kenzie Ruston is still at the top of the charts with a 16.729 but Chase Elliott has now joined her in the 16-second bracket with a 16.993. 
12:50
Johnny Henderson, Mike Garvey, Chase Elliott and Brandon Jones are now among the cars on track. 
12:48
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12:48
Via his Twitter account (@kylebenjamin71), Kyle Benjamin is reporting his car is tight, and the team is trying to fix the issue.
12:47
Chase Elliott was quickest in the first 30-minute session for the Super Late Models. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:44
Cars on Track: Casey Smith and Spencer Davis. 
12:42
Kenzie Ruston is currently at the top of the charts in the second round of practice with a 16.729.  She is currently the only car in the 16-second bracket. 
12:41
Spencer Davis, who was 15th in the first round of practice, made the most of that session by running 31 laps in that session.  That is the most of any driver. 
12:35
World Crown 300 Practice Times – Round One :

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 9 Chase Elliott 16.717
2 4 Erik Jones 16.948
3 10 Paul Kelley 17.015
4 77 David Ragan 17.116
5 83 Cale Gale 17.141
6 29 Austin Theriault 17.145
7 51 Stephen Nasse 17.169
8 1 Mike Garvey 17.179
9 25 Ross Kenseth 17.222
10 99 Casey Smith 17.233
11 98 Ryan Blaney 17.233
12 26 Bubba Pollard 17.263
13 118 Johnny Henderson 17.286
14 2 Donnie Wilson 17.291
15 29 Spencer Davis 17.324
16 84 Clay Alexander 17.328
17 39 Kenzie Ruston 17.391
18 2b Brady Boswell 17.439
19 75 David Odell 17.440
20 92 Max Gresham 17.459
21 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.459
22 47 Allen Karnes 17.467
23 41 TJ Reaid 17.471
24 55 Mason Mitchell 17.534
25 33 Brandon Jones 17.536
26 23 Dalton Grindle 17.632
27 36 Rodney Benefield 17.719
12:32
This round of practice has concluded and we will have full results posted shortly. 
12:31
Current Top-10 :

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 9 Chase Elliott 16.717
2 4 Erik Jones 16.948
3 10 Paul Kelley 17.015
4 77 David Ragan 17.116
5 83 Cale Gale 17.141
6 29 Austin Theriault 17.145
7 51 Stephen Nasse 17.169
8 1 Mike Garvey 17.179
9 25 Ross Kenseth 17.222
10 99 Casey Smith 17.233
12:27
Johnny Henderson’s crew gets ready to send him out for another run. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:26
Taylor Dorner, regularly a crew member on Ryan Blaney’s Carswell Motorsports team, will be competing in a Truck later today. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:25
Current Top 5 –

1. 9 – Chase Elliott 16.717
2. 4 – Erik Jones 16.948
3. 10 – Paul Kelley 17.015
4. 77 – David Ragan 17.116
5. 83 – Cale Gale  17.141 

12:25
Jason Hogan leans in to chat with his driver Max Gresham. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:25
Erik Jones’ crew keeps the No. 4 cool between runs. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:18
Just a refresher on the drivers who have gone to Victory Lane here in the World Crown 300 in the past.


WORLD CROWN WINNERS

1983 Dick Trickle – Wisconsin Rapids, WI
1984 Gary Balough – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1985 Mike Eddy – Midland, MI
1986 Darrell Waltrip – Franklin, TN
1987 Darrell Waltrip – Franklin, TN
1988 Event Not Held
1989 Event Not Held
1990 Rich Bickle – Edgerton, WI
1992 Rich Bickle – Edgerton, WI
1993 Billy Bigley, Jr. – Naples, FL
1994 Rick Crawford – Mobile, AL
1995 Mike Cope – Pinellas Park, FL
1996 Freddy Query – Mooresville, NC
1997 Bobby Gill – Bradenton, FL
1998 Jimmy Garmon – Braselton, GA
1999 Freddy Query – Mooresville, NC
2000 Micky Cain – Cleveland, GA
2001 Paul Kelley – Pendergrass, GA
2002 Event Not Held
2003 Clay Dale – Jefferson, GA
2004 Fredrick Moore – Gainesville, GA
2005 Ronnie Sanders – Fayetteville, GA
2006 Paul Kelley – Pendergrass, GA
2007 Paul Kelley – Pendergrass, GA
2008 Russell Fleeman – Dacula, GA
2009 Paul Kelley – Pendergrass, GA
2010 Justin Wakefield – Adairsville, GA
2011 Chris Wimmer – Wausau, WI

12:16
Chase Elliott has now shot to the top of the board with a 16.717. 
12:15
Kyle Busch had vacation plans already scheduled when the new date change was announced. Maybe Rowdy will gun for the Crown in 2013.
12:15
Comment From rowdy 

wonder why rowdy isnt racing today? he would have field covered lol 

12:10
David Ragan has now taken the top spot from Theriault with a 17.116 with 20 minutes left in this session. 
12:07
The hardcore fans have already got their seats and have been coming to this track for a long time. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:06
We are not sure if the Blaney family owns any Late Model equipment at this time. Blaney is running the No. 98 Carswell Motorsports entry this season in selected events across the Southeast. 
12:06
Comment From Jesse 

Why isn’t Ryan Blaney running his family owned car? 

12:05
Just five minutes into this session, Austin Theriault sits atop the charts with a 17.145. 
12:04
We are back under green. 
12:04
We are under caution for a spin by Dalton Grindle in turn two.  He didn’t make contact with the wall and has made his way to pit road. 
12:01
Comment From Sandy 

So glad to see our Texas Boy Casey Smith make the trip .. He is due for a win 

12:01
Comment From copperhead-1 

Its great to see Ronnie Sanders and Augie Grill thats a heck of a crew 2 legends! 

12:01
The green flag has waved on the first Super Late Model practice session of the day and Ryan Blaney, Brandon Jones, Clay Alexander, Mike Garvey, Mason Mitchell, Kenzie Ruston, David Odell, Casey Smith and Rodney Benefield are the first cars to hit the track. 
11:59
Russell Fleeman’s cool-looking Outlaw car. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:56
Comment From calvin 

i love that pic of the open trailer rolling into the track!! 

11:53
Comment From Tommy 

Paul Kelley should get best looking car!!!! That is AWESOME!!! 

11:52
Driver’s Meeting Notes

Race director Mickey Cain stressed the importance of teams getting through the pre-qualifying tech procedure in a timely manner. Cain also informed the teams that if they do not complete by the scheduled end, they will lose a lap in time trials.

Following time trials, the car will be impounded. The team’s will be 10 minutes to change anything they want except changing tires. If a team chooses to pull their car from the impound, they will start the race from the rear of the field.

Pit stalls will be picked at the second driver’s meeting, following time trials. 

11:52
Cars are still filing in to the infield here at GMP. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:49
Gresham is in Super Late Model veteran Jason Hogan’s #92 machine.
11:49
Comment From chris 

Who’s car is max gresham in? 

11:48
Paul Kelley’s car rolls through inspection. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:46
Augie Grill, Ronnie Sanders and more crew members check over Spencer Davis’ car. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:44
Comment From Bob 

Following this from Thailand 

11:42
The driver’s meeting has concluded and up next will be Super Late Model practice from 12 – 1:30pm. 
11:39
From what we’ve hear, they have a full shop of work to do over there at Grand American Race Cars too keep them busy. 
11:39
Comment From copperhead-1 

wonder when augie will return to the short tracks driving on a regular basis 

11:39
Car owner BJ McLeod changes Matt Tifft’s car number from 99 to his usual 89. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:39
Comment From G Ma 

Good to see Butch Miller crewing for Ross Kenneth. 

11:39
Comment From Guest 

Good Luck Mason Mitchell and Team #55 from your family and friends in Iowa!!!!!! 

11:39
Comment From Lenny Whitehead 

Best of luck to Nasse,Ruston,Garvey and Tifft Today 

11:37
29th Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Annual World Crown 300 Qualifying Order:

Pos. No. Driver
1 25 Ross Kenseth
2 55 Mason Mitchell
3 29 Austin Theriault
4 89 Matt Tifft
5 99 Casey Smith
6 26 Bubba Pollard
7 75 David Odell
8 1 Mike Garvey
9 84 Clay Alexander
10 98 Ryan Blaney
11 4 Erik Jones
12 47 Allen Karnes
13 2 Brady Boswell
14 9 Chase Elliott
15 77 David Ragan
16 83 Cale Gale
17 2 Donnie Wilson
18 33 Brandon Jones
19 51 Stephen Nasse
20 92 Max Gresham
21 39 Kenzie Ruston
22 41 TJ Reaid
23 10 Paul Kelley
24 26 Johnny Henderson
25 29 Spencer Davis
26 71 Kyle Benjamin
27 23 Dalton Grindle
28 36 Rodney Benefield
11:36
Teams get ready for practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:31
The driver’s list we recieved from the track this morning has 29 cars on it including the addition of Ross Kenseth.  Augie Grill is also on the list but hasn’t decided yet if he will take part in the event or not.  Russell Fleeman was also on the list but won’t be competing due to issues found with his machine in yesterday’s practice session.

No. Driver
1 1 Mike Garvey
2 2 Brady Boswell
3 2 Donnie Wilson
4 4 Erik Jones
5 9 Chase Elliott
6 10 Paul Kelley
7 23 Dalton Grindle
8 25 Johnny Henderson
9 26 Bubba Pollard
10 26 Spencer Davis
11 29 Austin Theriault
12 29 Spencer Davis
13 33 Brandon Jones
14 36 Rodney Benefield
15 39 Kenzie Ruston
16 41 TJ Reaid
17 47 Allen Karnes
18 51 Stephen Nasse
19 55 Mason Mitchell
20 71 Kyle Benjamin
21 75 David Odell
22 77 David Ragan
23 83 Cale Gale
24 84 Clay Alexander
25 89 Matt Tifft
26 92 Max Gresham
27 98 Ryan Blaney
28 99 Casey Smith
29 112 Augie Grill
11:31
This was a preliminary drivers meeting to assign the qualifying order and go over tech and practice procedures. Another meeting will be held at 3:30. 
11:30
While drivers are in the meeting teams are getting tires set for later today. (Speed51.com)
11:20
Comment From oljonesy 

wish i were there and thanks for the great coverage as usual. see you guys at the REDBUD300 

11:20
Drivers have filed into the tech building here at GMP. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:16
The drivers meeting has begun. 
11:15
If you can’t make it out to Gresham Motorsports Park today, we’re glad you’ve chosen to stick with us!
11:15
Comment From Jesse 

My first race that I ever tuned into on Speed51 was this event in 2009. 

11:14
Ross Kenseth made the drive here to compete after racing in the PASS South race at Anderson Motor Speedway (SC) last night. Kenseth and his Butch Miller-led team just had to switch some lead and the carburetor from yesterday to have the car ready for today’s race. Kenseth is competing in his third race this week all with the same car (Slinger in Wisconsin Sunday, Anderson yesterday and today at GMP) 
11:13
Ross Kenseth is an addition to the field who wasn’t here yesterday.
11:07
If you’ve got them feel free to post them with captions and names of those you can identify in the photos on our Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/speed51
11:06
Comment From Guest 

anyone got any old world crown pics they could post thanks for the coverage 

11:04
Thanks for tuning in Philip, if you would like to check back to our coverage from yesterday’s practice session we have answered that question. Grill and Sanders are both here helping the #29 team of Spencer Davis.
11:04
Comment From Philip 

Two questions: Where is Augie Grill? Is Ronnie Sanders helping Clay Alexander? Thanks for the coverage! 

10:59
TONIGHT’S RACE PROCEDURE:
Segment 1 – 150 green flag laps, $4,000.00 to the winner.
At the end of segment 1, all cars completing segment 1 will transfer to segment 2. The first car one lap down will receive a free pass to return to the lead lap. A predetermined number of lead lap cars will be inverted. During this segment break, teams will be permitted to change tires and make adjustments to their cars without loss of position (this is NOT a hot pit stop), as long as adjustments are completed within the allotted time.

Segment 2 – 100 green flag laps, $6,000.00 to winner.
At the end of segment 2, only the cars on the lead lap plus the first car one lap down will advance to segment 3. During the caution, cars will have the option to pit (This will be a hot pit stop). Cars choosing to pit will return to the lineup based on the order they exit pit road. Should a team choose not to pit, they will move up in the lineup accordingly.

Segment 3 – 50 green flag laps, $10,000.00 to the winner.

10:55
Speed51.com’s World Crown 300 coverage is presented by Bestline Superior Lubricants.

Based in Tampa, Florida, Bestline has developed and patented several revolutionary new products. Their Engine Treatment oil additive is the only product on the market that packs a powerful three punch combo. It delivers more horsepower, ultimate protection and better fuel economy. By utilizing technology that was made available in the last few years, Bestline International Research created a pharmaceutical grade, fully synthetic base oil, that ionically bonds to metal surfaces. Our patented Micro Lubrication Technology is far superior to anything else on the market and they guarantee it.

10:54
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10:50
Tuesday Practice:

Session Five Practice Times

1. 51 – Nasse 16.703
2. 84 – Alexander 16.889
3. 10 – Kelley 16.992
4. 29 – Theriault 16.925
5. 1 – Garvey 16.950
6. 99 – Smith 16.992
7. 77 – Ragan 17.042
8. 83 – Gale 17.053
9. 39 – Ruston 17.070
10. 4 – Jones 17.085
11. 98 – Blaney 17.152
12. 26 – Pollard 17.160
13. 71 – Benjamin 17.166
14. 99 – Tifft 17.183
15. 29 – Davis 17.186
16. 55 – Mitchell 17.198
17. 118 – Henderson 17.206
18. 33 – Jones 17.245
19. 92 – Gresham 17.327

10:49
Tuesday Practice:

Session Four Practice Times

1. 99 – Tifft 16.753
2. 77 – Ragan 16.853
3. 51 – Nasse 16.883
4. 83 – Gale 16.965
5. 98 – Blaney 16.980
6. 55 – Mitchell 16.994
7. 29 – Theriault 16.996
8. 10 – Kelley 16.997
9. 26 – Pollard 17.030
10. 71 – Benjamin 17.031
11. 41 – Reaid 17.043
12. 9 – Elliott 17.043
13. 4 – Jones 17.047
14. 1 – Garvey 17.055
15. 29 – Davis 17.068
16. 99 – Smith 17.127
17. 84 – Alexander 17.147
18. 33 – Jones 17.165
19.118 – Henderson 17.182
20. 39 – Ruston 17.197
21. 92 – Gresham 17.215
22. 75 – Odell 17.222
23. 2 – Wilson17.318
24. 36 – Benefield 17.355
25. 47 – Karnes 17.448

10:49
Tuesday Practice:

Session Three Practice Times

1. 10 – Kelley 16.933
2. 84 – Alexander 16.961
3. 98 – Blaney 16.963
4. 9 – Elliott 16.964
5. 1 – Garvey 16.971
6. 99 – Smith 17.004
7. 41 – Reaid 17.008
8. 2 – Wilson 17.017
9. 77 – Ragan 17.024
10. 29 – Davis 17.047
11. 83 – Gale 17.108
12. 26 – Pollard 17.123
13. 39 – Ruston 17.135
14. 29 – Theriault 17.136
15. 99 – Tifft 17.139
16. 55 – Mitchell 17.143
17. 33 – Jones 17.63
18. 75 – Odell 17.171
19. 92 – Gresham 17.174
20. 118 – Henderson 17.205
21. 23 – Grindle 17.235
22. 26 – Benefield 17.377
23. 47 – Karnes 17.484

10:48
Tuesday Practice:

Session Two Practice Times

1. 51 – Nasse 16.774
2. 71 – Benjamin 16.859
3. 10 – Kelley 16.866
4. 41 – Reaid 16.882
5. 1 – Garvey 16.907
6.  26 – Pollard 16.912
7. 77 – Ragan 16.915
8. 84 – Alexander 16.938
9. 9 – Elliott 16.980
10. 39 – Ruston 17.049
11. 29 – Theriault 17.059
12. 99 – Smith 17.080
13. 55 – Mitchell 17.088
14. 98 – Blaney 17.121
15. 23 – Grindle 17.131
16. 118 – Henderson 17.141
17. 99 – Tifft 17.169
18. 75 – Odell 17.193
19. 4 – Jones 17.194
20. 29 – Davis 17.236
21. 33 – Jones 17.251
22. 2 – Wilson 17.265
23. 36 – Benefield 17.269
24. 47 – Karnes 17.448 

10:45
Tuesday Practice:

Session One Practice Times

1. 51 – Nasse 16.759
2. 71 – Benjamin 16.835
3. 9 – Elliott 16.818
4. 41 – Reaid 16.959
5. 84 – Alexander 16.986
6. 36 – Benefield 17.005
7. 77 – Ragan 17.016
8. 99 – Smith 17,037
9. 1 – Garvey 17.065
10. 39 – Ruston 17.075
11. 29 – Theriault 17.110
12. 2 – Wilson 17.118
13. 118 – Henderson 17.182
14. 10 – Kelley 17.242
15. 55 – Mitchell 17.265
16. 92 – Gresham 17.295
17. 47 – Karnes 17.323
18. 33 – Jones 17.371
19. 4 – Jones17.677 

10:44
Teams were afforded an open practice session yesterday evening in which Matt Tifft posted the fastest time with a 16.753 in the fourth of five sessions. 
10:36
Today’s Schedule of Events:

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

8:30 am Pit Ticket Sales Open
9:00 am Pit Gate Opens
9:15 am Tech Opens for all divisions
9:15 am Tire Selection – Super Late Models (12 tires – Based on Order of Entries Received)
11:15 am Super Late Model Driver’s Meeting (Qualifying Position Pick)
12:00 pm Grandstands and Trackside Parking Opens
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Super Late Model Practice
1:35 pm – 3:45 pm Tech for Super Late Model Qualifying (Mandatory: Failure to be off scales and FINISHED by 3:45 pm = 1 lap to Qualify)
1:35 pm Practice and European-style Qualifying for Local Divisions – Trucks, Outlaw Late Models
Top 5 MUST CROSS SCALES – Round 2 lap times will be lap of record for Qualifying.
3:00 pm Chapel Services at Infield Tech Building
3:30 pm MANDATORY Driver’s Meeting for ALL GMP LOCAL DIVISIONS (Trucks, Outlaw Late Models)
4:45 pm Super Late Model Qualifying
5:25 pm Opening Ceremonies
Feature Events
Trucks – 35 Laps or 30 minutes
Super Late Model Last Chance (If Needed) – 25 Laps
Outlaw Late Models – 35 Laps or 30 minutes
World Crown 300 – Super Late Models – Segment 1 – 150 Green Flag Laps
– Segment 2 – 100 Green Flag Laps
– Segment 3 – 50 Green Flag Laps
Fireworks to follow feature events 

10:35
Happy Independence Day and welcome to Gresham Motorsports Park for the 2012 edition of the 29th Commerce Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Annual World Crown 300. We will bring you all of today’s action live on Trackside Now presented by Bestline Superior Lubricants.

Trackside Now: 29th Annual World Crown – Gresham Motorsports Park (GA) – 7/4/12