1:13

Tech is still on going, and we are going to pack up our gear in the tower. If anything happens in tech, we will update through our Speed51 Facebook Feed presented by Five Star Race Car Bodies.

Thanks for tuning in to our coverage of the Alabama Pro 200 from South Alabama Speedway. Congrats to Brandon Odom on the win.

Goodnight from Opp!

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1:13

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1:02

Brandon Odom wins the Alabama Pro 200. (Speed51.com photo)

 

 

12:59

Tech is still on going, so results remain unofficial.

 

12:59

Alabama Pro 200 Unofficial Results

1. 81 – Brandon Odom
2. 66 – Korey Ruble
3. 112 – Augie Grill
4. 83 – Bubba Pollard
5. 10 – RS Senter
6. 79 – Kyle Bryant
7. 18 – Logan Boyett
8. 17 – Shanky Smith
9. 1 – Josh Adkins
10. 45 – Dwayne Buggay
11. 91 – Zak Hausler
12. 9 – Mason Massey
13. 9 – Chase Elliott
14. 43 – Justin South
15. 29 – Spencer Davis
16. 12 – Will Mack

 

12:55

Back in the tower. Results coming.

 

12:34

Odom’s car in tech.

 

 

12:33

Comment From Lenny

Congrats to Odom on the win,thanks for the coverage Speed 51

 

12:33

Comment From P. Odom from Prattville

Way to go Brandon!

 

12:01

Headed down for photos and interviews.

 

12:00

CHECKERS – Brandon Odm captures the Alabama Pro 200!

 

12:00

Popsicle sticks for Odom.

 

11:59

4 to go – Odom stretches the lead out.

 

11:59

Lap 195 – Odom leads by one car lenght.

 

11:58

Lap 192 – Odom pulls away from Ruble. This would be the biggest win of his young career.

 

11:58

Lap 191 – Odom draws even. and takes the lead.

 

11:57

10 to go – Odom is there!

 

11:56

15 to go – Ruble pulls away slightly.

 

11:55

Lap 181 – Odom and Ruble nose to tail.

 

11:55

20 to go – Ruble and Odom have pulled away from Grill.

 

11:54

Lap 174 – 1 car length sepereates the top two.

 

11:53

Lap 172 – Odom closes down of Ruble. This could get good.

 

11:52

30 to go- About equal spacing between the top four: Ruble, Odom, Grill and Pollard.

 

11:52

Lap 167 – Odom goes second, Grill third, Pollard fouth.

 

11:51

LAp 165 – Ruble leads by 3 car lengths.

 

11:51

Lap 164 – Grill by Buggay and Pollard follows through.

 

11:50

Lap 163 – Buggay tries to hold off Grill and Pollard.

 

11:50

GREEN – Ruble gets the jump and back to green we go.

 

11:50

The Elliott cars are done for the night.

 

11:50

Comment From garacefan 

how much damage on the elliott cars

 

11:49

Running Order – Cars on track

1. Ruble
2. Odom
3. Buggay
4. Grill
5. Adkins
6.Bryant
7. Senter
8. Pollard
9. Boyett
10. Smith.

 

11:46

Spencer Davis has been parked. He rammed South under caution.

 

11:46

Comment From Cindy Davis 

How is Spencer Davis ?

 

11:45

YELLOW – Spin in turn four.

 

11:44

Lap 159 – Ruble opnes up a three car lenght lead.

 

11:44

Lap 158 – Ruble gets the jump and takes the lead.

 

11:44

Lap 157 – Odom, Ruble, Pollard and Buggay take the field to one.

 

11:43

One to go.

 

11:43

Odom will inheirt the lead.

 

11:42

Grill coming to pits.

 

11:42

Grill, Odom, Ruble, Pollard, Buggay, Boyett, Bryant, Senter, Smith and Adkins.

 

11:40

Wreck got started when Davis got turned headed in to the corner infront of a big pack of faster cars.

 

11:40

Hausler, Davis. Boyett, Elliott, South, Massey  and Buggay al with damage.

 

11:39

YELLOW – Big wreck in three!

 

11:38

Lap 156 – Ruble by Davis. Does he have enought time and car to catch Grill?

 

11:37

Lap 155 – Ruble trying to muscle Davis out of the way for third.

 

11:37

Lap 150 – Ruble under Buggay for fourth. Pollard, South and Massey follow through.

 

11:36

Lap 148 – The cars behind Davis are groing more impatient with every corner.

 

11:35

Lap 146 – Grill contiues to lead comfortably.

 

11:35

Lap 145 – Looks like Davis is holding up a line of cars including Buggay, Ruble, South and Pollard.

 

11:34

Lap 142 – Third place battle between Davis and Buggay is heating up.

 

11:34

Lap 141 – Grill leads Odom by about 12 car lengths.

 

11:33

Lap 139 – Ruble has stormed to fifth and is looking udner Buggay.

 

11:33

Lap 138 – Buggay rides fourth.

 

11:33

Lap 137 – Odom and Davis go side by side for second.

 

11:32

Lap 135 – Grill gets the jump and pulls away.

 

11:32

GREEN – Grill leads with a new group of players behind him.

 

11:31

Top 10

1. Grill
2. Odom
3. Davis
4. Hausler
5. Buggay
6. Massey
7. Ruble
8. South
9. Pollard
10. Elliott

 

11:30

Left side of Pollard’s get is on jack.

 

11:30

Lots of front end damage to Boyett. Pollard back in the pits as well.

 

11:30

Elliott comes in the pits the team is checking the right side  of his car.

 

11:29

We will have a complete restart.

 

11:29

YELLOW – Adkins goes for a spin in one.

 

11:28

GREEN – Grill leads Odom and Davis to one.

 

11:28

South, Pollard. Elliott. Ruble. and Boyett come to pits.

 

11:27

Looks like we have tire takers.

 

11:27

Big pack of cars coming to pit road.

 

11:25

YELLOW – Smith spins in four.

 

11:25

Lap 134 – Ruble rides in Grill’s tire tracks.

 

11:25

Lap 132 – Ruble is there! He wants the lead back now.

 

11:25

Lap 130 – Ruble chops the lead in half. Looks like the 66 has come alve.

 

11:24

Lap 129 – Ruble not letting Grill pull away. Lead remains about four lengths.

 

11:24

Lap 128 – Massey by Adkins deep in the field.

 

11:23

Lap 125 – 75 to go, and Augie Grill is in control.

 

11:23

Lap 122 – Grill leads by five lengths, then a big gap to the Odom/Elliott battle.

 

11:22

Lap 120 – Buggay battles with Pollard for fifth.

 

11:21

Lap 118 – Odom now on the charge. He takes thrid from Elliott.

 

11:21

Lap 117 – Boyett lays the bumper to Adkins, and gets a spot deep in the field.

 

11:21

Lap 116 – Grill leads by four car lengths over Ruble.

 

11:20

Lap 115 – Field rides single file for now.

 

11:20

Lap 113 – Elliott moving in on Ruble. Is the 9 about to pounce?

 

11:19

Lap 111 – Grill keeps the spot. Elliott looking for second.

 

11:19

GREEN – Grill and Ruble will do battle again.

 

11:18

Top 10

1. Grill
2.Ruble
3. Elliott
4. Odom
5. Pollard
6. Buggay
7. Massey
8. Davis
9. Boyett
10. South

 

11:17

110 down, 90 to go/

 

11:16

Shanky SMith comes to pit road, as does Senter and Bryant.

 

11:16

Remeber during the last half of the event, caution laps do not count.

 

11:15

YELLOW – Bryant stops.

 

11:14

Lap 108 – Odom rides fourth, then Pollard, Buggay and Massey/

 

11:14

Lap 107 – Elliott moves in to third spot.

 

11:13

Lap 105 – New leader: 112 – Augie Grill

 

11:13

Lap 104 – Here comes Grill. He wants the lead and wants it now!

 

11:13

Lap 103 – Pollard gets loose in three and Ruble and Grill go by.

 

11:12

Lap 1010 – Ruble to the inside of Pollard.

 

11:12

GREEN – Pollard. Ruble. Grill, Odom and Elliott take the field to green.

 

11:11

One to go at the line.

 

11:10

Rundown

1. Pollard
2. Ruble
3. Grill
4. Odom
5. Elliott
6. Buggay
7. MAssey
8. Davis
9. Boyett
10. Smith
11. South
12. Hausler
13. Adkins
14. Senter
15. Bryant

 

11:05

RS Senter will be sent to the rear of the field for exiting pit road at a dangerous speed.

 

11:04

Comp yellow has come to an end. Pollard did not pit, everyone else will lineup the way the first segment ended.

 

11:01

Pollard remains out.

 

11:01

South and Hausler come in now.

 

11:00

Everone else does.

 

11:00

South. Hausler and Pollard do not pit.

 

10:59

Drivers can pit and not loose spots. If a driver does not pit, they will more past the ones who do.

 

10:59

YELLOW – Competition caution

 

10:58

Lap 99 – Ruble still leads.

 

10:58

Lap 97 – Third through fifth under a blanket for the spot.

 

10:58

Lap 95 – Elliott still holding up traffic. Buggay and Massey want to get around/

 

10:56

Lap 93 – Ruble pulling away from the field.

 

10:56

Lap 88 – South leads Odom by two lengths, and then one more back to Hausler.

 

10:55

Lap 86 – Race is now for third between South, Odom and Hausler.

 

10:55

Lap 85 – Ruble pulls away by  a couple of lengths.

 

10:54

Lap 83 – Ruble gives Grill a door slam, and takes the lead.

 

10:54

LAp 82 – Side by side for the lead still!

 

10:53

Lap 81 – Ruble under Grill.

 

10:53

Lap 80 – Bryant pulls low and lets them have the line.

 

10:53

Lap 78 – Awesome racing between the front two, as the approach lap traffic. First up is the 79 of Bryant.

 

10:52

Lap 76 – Grill and Ruble are on rails compared to the rest of the field.

 

10:52

Lap 75 – Hausler gets by Pollard for fifth.

 

10:51

Lap 73 – Ruble wants the lead in a bad way.

 

10:51

LAp 71 – Ruble takes a peakj under Grill, but Augie slams the door.

 

10:50

LAp 67 – Ruble lays the bumper to Grill. This is getting good!

 

10:50

Lap 66 – Senter dirt tracks it out turn four, but stays in the throttle.

 

10:49

Lap 64 – Odom has his sights set on South for third.

 

10:49

Lap 61 – Field is getting spread out now.  But Grill and Ruble are not backing off

 

10:48

Lap 60 – It remains a two horse race: Grill and Ruble.

 

10:47

Lap 58 – Just outside the top 10 ride Senter, Boyett. Smith, Adkins and Bryant.

 

10:46

Will Mack comes to pit road.

 

10:46

Lap 54 – Top 10

1. Grill
2. Ruble
3. South
4. Odom
5. Pollard
6. Elliott
7. Hausler
8. Davis
9. Buggay
10. Massey

 

10:45

Lap 50 – Grill and Ruble are nose to tail, South still about 10 car lengths back.

 

10:44

Lap 45 – Front two have pulled away from South. Odom is a distant fourth.

 

10:43

Lap 41 – Big pack of traffic from Elliott on back. Hausler, Davis, and Buggay want to get by.

 

10:43

Lap 40 – Ruble right on the rear end of Grill.

 

10:42

Lap 37 – Odom closing in on the top three slightly. Grill still leads.

 

10:41

Lap 34 – Big log jam in the back of the pack. From Elliott on back, cars on bumper to bumper.

 

10:40

Lap 32 – Top three run singe file, then a gap back to fourth place Brandon Odom.

 

10:40

Lap 31 – Grill takes the lead from Ruble.

 

10:39

GREEN – Ruble takes the the field to the corner.

 

10:39

Top 10 at lap 28

1. Ruble
2. Grill
3. South
4. Odom
5. Pollard
6. Elliott
7. Hausler
8. Davis
9. Buggay
10. Massey

 

10:37

Augie Grill climbed from 12 to 2nd in 25 laps.

 

10:36

YELLOW – Boyett loops his car in turn two.

 

10:36

Lap 21 – Odom moves Pollard out of the groove and takes fourth. Grill does the same to South for second.

 

10:35

Lap 20 – Top three nose to tail: Ruble, South and Grill.

 

10:34

Lap 17 – Grill stalks the rear deck of South.

 

10:34

Lap 13 – Bubba Pollard bounces off the wall and Grill but keep his foot in it. Remains in fourth.

 

10:33

Lap 12 – Grill on the charge, he looks under Pollard for third!

 

10:32

Lap 10 – Ruble leads followed by South, Pollard, Grill, and Odom.

 

10:32

Lap 8 – Door to door for third, Boyett and Pollard.

 

10:31

LAp 6 – New leader: Korey Ruble

 

10:31

Lap 5 – Ruble hunting the lead, takes a peak to the inside of Boyett.

 

10:31

Lap 4 – Augie Grill working the outside lane all the way to fifth for the 112!

 

10:30

LAp 3 – Ruble takes second from South.

 

10:30

Lap 2 – Side by side for the lead, Boyett gets the edge off two.

 

10:29

GREEN – Justin South and Logan Boyett lead the field to green. We are racing.

 

10:29

One to go.

 

10:25

The first five laps of caution will count untill lap 75, then 125 green to the finish. There will be a competitiion yellow at lap 100. Teams will have five caution laps to work on their car, and can take the two extra sticker tires anytime they want.

 

10:20

Driver intros have concluded, and the command is up next. We are minutes away from 200 laps of Pro Late Model action.

 

10:15

Comment From Elliott fan 

BER !!!!!!!! Elliott or Massey

 

10:14

Comment From Jennifer 

Will Mack, Troy,AL

 

10:12

Comment From Guest 

elliott or hausler

 

10:12

Comment From Jimmy 

I got my money on the Massey kid!

 

10:12

Comment From Guest 

Chase Elliott!

 

10:11

Comment From Captain 

Bubba ; All the way

 

10:11

Comment From renopower 

rooting for Bubba, Sarasota, Fla.

 

10:11

Comment From Jocelyn 

Logan!!!!!

 

10:10

Starting Lineup

1. 43 – Justin South
2. 18 – Logan Boyett
3. 66 – Korey Ruble
4. 91 – Zak Hausler
5. 81 – Brandon Odom
6. 9 – Chase Elliott
7. 29 – Spencer Davis
8. 83 – Bubba Pollard
9. 17 – Shanky Smith
10. 9 – Mason Massey
11. 10 – RS Senter
12. 112 – Augie Grill
13. 1 – Josh Adkins
14. 45 – Dwayne Buggay
15. 79 – Kyle Bryant
16. 12 – Will Mack

 

10:09

Straightaway is clear of fans. We are ready to go racing soon. Anyone have a pick for the win tonight?

 

10:07

Back in the tower.

 

9:28

Pro Late Model driver meet and greet is up next. We are headed down to get some last minute words from drivers. Be back soon.

 

9:24

McLendon backs up his heat win with a win in the feature for Motorcycles.

 

9:17

Motorcycles lined up on the start/finish line for their feature.

 

9:08

We have about 15 motorcycles here. In the past they have raced at Mobile International Speedway, Five Flags Speedway  and Montgomery Motor Speedway. The majority of the bikes are “moto” bikes, or similar to dirt bikes with racing slicks. But we do have a couple of street bikes in the field as well.

 

9:08

Comment From Speedi 

How many motorcycles are there? Where else do they race in this area.

 

9:07

Donald Crocker wins the Modified feature over Heath Mills and Donnie Hamrac.

 

9:05

Lap 30 – Crocker leads Mills and a charging Donnie Hamrac.

 

9:04

Cotto is able to drive away, and is trying to come back out on track.

 

9:04

Pro Lates should go green in roughly 45 minutes or so. Come on out! There is nothing like being at the track.

 

9:04

Comment From Guest 

When do the PLM’s start? Thinking about coming.

 

9:03

YELLOW – Cotto in the tires outside of turn four.

 

8:57

15 to go – Crocker pulling away from the pack.

 

8:55

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8:54

Under caution at lap 16, Crocker leads. No change in the top five.

 

8:49

Lap 8 – Crocker stil leads Mills, Cotto and Howell.

 

8:37

Word from the scene is that Grice is ok.

 

8:37

YELLOW – Thumper Grice makes big contact with the inside water barrells in turn one.

 

8:35

Lap 3 – Crocker leads Heath Mills and Chris Cotto.

 

8:32

Donald Crocker and Brandon Howell are on the front row for the Modified feature. They will run 35 laps.

 

8:21

Mods are up next. We will have interminttent updates during their feature.

 

8:16

RS Senter wins the five lap exhibition by about 5 car lengths.

 

8:14

National Anthem is in the books, and next up is a special treat for the fans. The Legends field did not turn out like hoped, So RS Senter and Spencer Davis are going to put on a 5 lap exhibition in their Legends cars.

 

8:07

McLendon wins the Motorcycle heat by 8 bike lengths.

 

8:06

Rob McLendon to the bottom of the track and to the lead in the motorcycle heat on lap 6.

 

8:02

Motorcylces are on track for a 10 lap heat race. We will try our best to keep you updated. The numbers are very hard to see.

 

7:59

We don’t have times for the Mods, but we do know that Donald Crocker set fast time.

 

7:59

Comment From Guest 

speed51 are you put time up on mods

 

7:56

We hope that Will Mack can anser the call for the race. He did not take time in qualifying after breaking a rear end in practice.

 

7:55

Comment From Guest 

Pulling for MRE #12 Will Mack, all the way from OKPO, Korea, good luck little brother!!!

 

7:55

Mods are on track for time trials currently.

 

7:31

The field will start straight up. No invert.

 

7:25

Four pre-race favorites: Bubba Pollard, Chase Elliott, Logan Boyett and RS Senter.

 

 

7:24

Race director Kevin Chance goes over race procedure at race meeting.

 

 

7:09

South Alabama Speedway posses one of the most unique backdrops in racing. Just outside turn three lies the famous cotton patch. Prior to the building of the backstretch wall, cars would wind up in it with a spin off the end of the back straight. (

 

 

6:54

 

 

6:50

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6:50

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6:49

Practice has wrapped up, and track is quiet now until local time trials at 7 p.m. CST. We are going to take this break to grab some dinner and talk to some drivers. Be back soon.

 

6:35

Mods are on track for their final session.

 

6:34

Late model legend Ronnie Sanders gets some help from “mans best friend” while checking the time sheet. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

6:24

Motorcycles have just wrapped up practice, and the Coyotes are up for another round.

 

6:22

About 10 or so.

 

6:22

Comment From RaceFan66 

How many mods are on the grounds for tonight

 

6:11

Mods are on track currently.

 

6:11

Mason Massey at speed during practice. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

6:04

We have just been informed by race control that the Legends race will not run due to low car count. Only 2 machines are in the pit area.

 

6:01

The four-cylinder Coyote class in on track for practice now. They will be followed by Legends, Modifieds and Motorcycles.

 

6:00

Time Trial Results

1. 43 – Justin South 15.247
2. 18 – Logan Boyett 15.310
3. 66 – Korey Ruble 15.375
4. 91 – Zak Hausler 15.447
5. 81 – Brandon Odom 15.461
6. 9 – Chase Elliott 15.511
7. 29 – Spencer Davis 15.516
8. 83 – Bubba Pollard 15.518
9. 17 – Shanky Smith 15.535
10. 9 – Mason Massey 15.553
11. 10 – RS Senter 15.562
12. 112 – Augie Grill 15.612
13. 1 – Josh Adkins 15.629
14. 45 – Dwayne Buggay 15.799
15. 79 – Kyle Bryant 15.939
16. 12 – Will Mack – NO TIME

 

5:54

We will have a full rundown soon. The local divisions are on track next for practice.

 

5:53

Justin South sets fast time for tonight’s Alabama Pro 200. It is the sixth race in a row at South Alabama Speedway that he scored the pole.

 

5:52

43 – Justin South

Lap 1 – 15.318
Lap 2 – 15.247

Best –  15.247 NEW POLE

 

5:51

29 – Spencer Davis

Lap 1 – 15.560
Lap 2 – 15.516

Best –  15.516

 

5:49

66 – Korey Ruble

Lap 1 – 15.375
Lap 2 – 15.416

Best –  15.375

 

5:48

18 – Logan Boyett

Lap 1 – 15.352
Lap 2 – 15.310

Best –  15.310 NEW POLE

 

5:47

91 – Zak Hausler

Lap 1 – 15.501
Lap 2 – 15.15.447

Best –  15.447 NEW POLE

 

5:46

9 – Mason Massey

Lap 1 – 15.773
Lap 2 – 15.553

Best –  15.553

 

5:44

81 – Brandon Odom

Lap 1 – 15.541
Lap 2 – 15.461

Best –  15.461 NEW POLE

 

5:43

1 – Josh Adkins

Lap 1 – 15.923
Lap 2 – 15.629

Best –  15.629

 

5:42

45 – Dwayne Buggay

Lap 1 – 15.799
Lap 2 – 15.833

Best –  15.799

 

5:40

17 – Shanky Smith

Lap1 – 15.571
Lap 2 – 15.535

Best –   15.535

 

5:39

10 – RS Senter

Lap1 – 15.835
Lap 2 – 15.562

Best –   15.562

 

5:38

112 – Augie Grill

Lap1 – 15.660
Lap 2 – 15.612

Best –  15.612

 

5:37

9 – Chase Elliott

Lap 1 – 15.621
Lap 2 – 15.511

Best –  15.511 NEW POLE

 

5:35

79 – Kyle Bryant

Lap 1 – 16.185
Lap 2 – 15.939

Best –  15.939

 

5:34

83 – Bubba Pollard

Lap 1 – 15.638
Lap 2 – 15.518

Best –  15.518

 

5:33

Time Trilas are underway.

 

5:31

Bubba Pollard will be the first car out for time trials.

 

5:28

Comment From DavidR 

Bubba Pollard, Chase Elliott, or Korey Ruble.

 

5:28

Comment From Steve 

BUBBA!!

 

5:27

Time Trials are up next. Anyone have pick for the pole?

 

5:23

Dwayne Buggay is one of the eight former Pro Late Model Champions in today’s race. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

5:23

Qualifying order

1. 83 – Bubba Pollard
2. 79 – Kyle Bryant
3. 9 – Chase Elliott
4. 12 – Will Mack
5. 112 – Augie Grill
6. 10 – RS Senter
7. 17 – Shanky Smith
8. 45 – Dwayne Buggay
9. 1 – Josh Adkins
10. 81- Brandon Odom
11. 9 – Mason Massey
12. 91 – Zak Hausler
13. 18 – Logan Boyett
14. 66 – Korey Ruble
15. 29 – Spencer Davis
16. 43 – Justin South

 

5:20

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Speed51.com, the Official News Site of the 45th Annual Snowball Derby, has sponsorship opportunities available for companies or individuals to be a part of this year’s Derby coverage.  Sponsorship opportunities begin at just $400 and  will reach thousands of fans across the globe as a part of the most-viewed event on Speed51.comannually. From ads on the website to presenting sponsorships of videos, special segments of the coverage or awards are currently available.  Also, if you’re a fan or a sponsor of a particular driver in the field, 51 has advertising opportunities available to show your support to your favorite driver in graphical form on the website during the Snowball Derby coverage.

 

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5:20

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5:19

We have not heard a reason why Hunter is not racing, but if we do we will pass it along.

 

5:19

Comment From Mark Johnson 

Where is Hunter Robbins at? He is listed on the paid entries list………..Thanks Speed51 for keeping us race fans updated on everything that is going on down at South Alabama Speedway.

 

5:03

Mods have wrapped up. Track is quiet untill PLM time trials at 4:30 p.m.

 

4:58

Justin South has won five straight poles at South Alabama Speedway. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

4:51

Race procedure information

Pro Late Model 200 Information

 

  1. 6 tire rule
  2. Mandatory Caution @ lap 100 ( 5 laps at Pace Car speed)
  3. 1st 5 caution laps count each caution period up to lap 75
  4. Entry Fee $125 until 10-15-12 after $150 includes transponder
  5. Fast Qualifier $ 250
  6. ½ way leader $250
  7. Start on Pole and Win$500

 

4:49

Late model teams are being summoned to the tire shed to pick up there qualifying tires.

 

4:32

Motorcylces are on the under card tonight. Still plenty of time to make it to the track! (speed51.com photo)

 

 

4:31

Mods are on track for a 30 minute practice session.

 

4:24

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4:22

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4:22

Late Models will next see the track at 4:30 for time trials.

 

4:22

The track will be silent untill the bottom of the hour. Then it will be time for local practice.

 

4:17

Practice Times – Combined All Sessions

1. 83 – Pollard 15.445
2. 43 – South 15.449
3. 18 – Boyett 15.461
4. 10 – Senter 15.486
5. 66 – Ruble 15.518
6. 91 – Hausler 15.547
7. 81 – Odom 15.575
8. 112 – Grill 15.584
9. 9 – Elliott 15.598
10. 29 – Davis 15.627
11. 79 – Bryant 15.631
12. 9 – Massey 15.643
13. 45 – Buggay 15.706
14. 1 – Adkins 15.895
15. 17 – Smith 16.100
16. 12 – Mack 16,152

 

4:14

Pracitice has concluded. Combined times coming soon.

 

4:00

Remaining schedule

Qualify tires released:        3:15pm

Modified Practice:               3:30pm – 4:00pm

Qualify Late Model:             4:30pm

Practice:                            5:00pm  (Modified, Coyote, Motorcycles)

Drivers meeting:                  6:00pm

Qualify:                                  7:00pm (Modified- draw for inversion 7 places max)

Racing:                                   7:30pm

Viper Winners Awards

Coyote, LM, Motorcycle, Modified, Legends

 

 

3:52

Track is quiet with about 10 minutes remaining.

 

3:48

Senter, Buggay and Massey on track for practice.

 

3:39

Grill and Davis on track now. Those two cars have been on jack stands most of the day, drivers are happy.

 

3:30

Two Bill Elliott Racing cars are here today: Mason Massey and Chase Elliott. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

3:28

We have also received word that Will Mack has broken the rear end in the #12, and is unsure if he will start tonight.

 

3:27

Justin South makes his way on to the track.

 

3:23

Kyle Bryant watches Korey Ruble take a spin in the Bryant 79. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

3:19

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3:19

Korey Ruble is on track by himself currently.

 

3:15

Anderson Bowen and the APR team announced on the team Facebook page earlier in the week that they would not be coming to Opp. The team decided to focus on  the Watermelon Twin 100’s next week at Watermelon Capital Speedwayi in Cordele, Ga. Bowen will attempt both the CRA Super Series race and the JEGS CRA All-Stars Tour event.

 

3:15

Comment From 29 fan 

Where is Bowen I saw him on the entry list?

 

3:07

Also earlier in the session, we observed Korey Ruble driving Kyle Bryant’s No. 79 machine. Bryant was perched atop the banking in turn four watching and learning.

 

3:06

During the last round of practice, Josh Adkins looped his car in turn four but managed to stop the slide inches from the wall. He drove away with out incident.

 

3:05

Brandon Odom arcs his car in to the corner. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

3:04

Bubba Pollard is driving Scotty Ellis’ No. 83 this weekend. Pollard won a Viper race earlier this season driving the car.

 

3:04

Comment From Guest 

who is pollard driving for tonight?

 

3:04

Comment From john 

Any idea what’s up with the blank car and number change for Pollard?

 

3:04

Comment From Indiana race fan 

Is Bubba in a brand new car or just a new body?

 

3:03

Session Three Times

1. 83 – Pollard 15.445
2. 10 – RS Senter 15.555
3. 81 – Odom 15.575
4. 79 – Bryant 15.631
5. 9 – Massey 15.643
6. 9 – Elliott 15.720
7. 45 – Buggay 15.983
8. 1 – Adkins 16.056

 

3:01

Times coming soon.

 

3:01

Back in the tower.

 

2:05

We are headed down to talk to some teams and drivers, as well as snap some photos. Be back shortly!

 

2:04

The Kyle Bryant car just came by the tower sounding a bit off. We will follow up on the situation.

 

2:03

Session Two Times

1. 43 – South 15.449
2. 10 – Senter 15.486
3. 66 – Ruble 15.518
4. 91 – Hausler 15.547
5. 18 – Boyett 15.597
6. 81 – Odom 15.612
7. 29 – Davis 15.658
8. 9 – Elliott 15.679
9. 9 – Massey 15.766
10. 83 – Pollard 15.914
11. 79 – Bryant 15.924
12. 45 – Buggay 15.938
13. 1 – Adkins 15.941
14. 17 – Smith 16.100
15. 12 –  Mack 18.942
16. 112 – Grill NO TIME

 

1:59

Session two is in the books. Times coming soon.

 

1:57

Qualifying order

1. 83 – Bubba Pollard
2. 79 – Kyle Bryant
3. 9 – Chase Elliott
4. 12 – Will Mack
5. 112 – Augie Grill
6. 10 – RS Senter
7. 17 – Shanky Smith
8. 45 – Dwayne Buggay
9. 1 – Josh Adkins
10. 81- Brandon Odom
11. 9 – Mason Massey
12. 91 – Zak Hausler
13. 18 – Logan Boyett
14. 66 – Korey Ruble
15. 29 – Spencer Davis
16. 43 – Justin Soutn

 

1:50

2012 Viper Series champ Korey Ruble out for some practice. Ruble won two races here at SAS on the way  to the series title.

 

1:44

Justin South jumps to the top of the board, with a lap of 15.449. Not to be outdone, RS Senter times in right behind with a 15.486.

South has won five straight poles at South Alabama Speedway and Senter captured the pole for the Baby Rattler in March.

 

1:40

Spencer Davis captured the 2012 Gresham Motor Sports Park PLM title. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

1:39

All 16 cars have been on track for practice.

 

1:37

Kyle Bryant and Mason Massey on track currently.

 

1:34

Will Mack loops his machine off turn four, but does not make contact with the wall. The car is a-ok.

 

1:22

Today’s Coverage is Presented by the Snowball Derby

 

Speed51.com, the Official News Site of the 45th Annual Snowball Derby, has sponsorship opportunities available for companies or individuals to be a part of this year’s Derby coverage.  Sponsorship opportunities begin at just $400 and  will reach thousands of fans across the globe as a part of the most-viewed event on Speed51.comannually. From ads on the website to presenting sponsorships of videos, special segments of the coverage or awards are currently available.  Also, if you’re a fan or a sponsor of a particular driver in the field, 51 has advertising opportunities available to show your support to your favorite driver in graphical form on the website during the Snowball Derby coverage.

 

For more details on the sponsorship packages for Speed51.com’s coverage of the 45th Annual Snowball Derby, November 28th through December 2nd at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, email[email protected]

 

1:22

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1:20

Pollard and Davis hit the speedway.

 

1:19

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1:17

Quiet on track once again.

 

1:12

South brings his black 43 car out for hot laps.

 

1:08

Session One Times

1. 18 – Boyett 15.461
2. 112 – Augie Grill 15.584
3. 9 – Chase Elliott 15.598
4. 45 – Dwayne Buggay 15.802
5. 43 – Justin South 15.821
6. 91 – Zak Hausler 15.880
7. 29 – Spencer Davis 15.887
8. 1 – Josh Adkins 15.895
9. 83 – Bubba Pollard 15.953
10. 81 – Brandon Odom 15.980
11. 10 – RS Senter 16.033
12. 9 – Mason Massey 16.067
13. 79 – Kyle Bryant 16.154
14. 17 – Shanky Smith 16.217
15. 66 – Korey Ruble 27.647
16. 12 – Will Mack NO TIME

 

1:04

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1:03

Bubba Pollard in an all black car. He has applied an 83 decal to the roof only. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

1:02

Former Viper Series champion Shanky Smith on track by himself in the No. 17.

 

12:57

Logan Boyett is quickets so far in this session with a lap of 15.461.

 

12:54

Kyle Bryant and Dwayne Buggay on track.

 

12:47

And just as soon as we make that comment, the track falls quiet. No cars on track.

 

12:45

Lots of cars making use of the practice session now. It is relatively cool today, so teams don’t have to battle the ususal hot track woes that plague Opp during the season.

 

12:43

Tonight’s race will be a 200 lap, 6-tire race.

 

12:42

Adkins, Pollard, Odom, South and Smith making hot laps now.

 

12:38

Chase Elliott (right) and crew chief Ricky Turner have won a pile of late model races in recent memory. (speed51.com photo)

 

 

12:38

Hausler and Elliott on track now.

 

12:31

Today’s Coverage is Presented by the Snowball Derby

 

Speed51.com, the Official News Site of the 45th Annual Snowball Derby, has sponsorship opportunities available for companies or individuals to be a part of this year’s Derby coverage.  Sponsorship opportunities begin at just $400 and  will reach thousands of fans across the globe as a part of the most-viewed event on Speed51.com annually. From ads on the website to presenting sponsorships of videos, special segments of the coverage or awards are currently available.  Also, if you’re a fan or a sponsor of a particular driver in the field, 51 has advertising opportunities available to show your support to your favorite driver in graphical form on the website during the Snowball Derby coverage.

 

For more details on the sponsorship packages for Speed51.com’s coverage of the 45th Annual Snowball Derby, November 28th through December 2nd at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, email[email protected]

 

12:31

Click here for Snowball Derby schedule & ticket info

 

 

12:30

Zak Hausler joins Adkins on track.

 

12:26

Josh Adkins has the track all to himself. currently.

 

12:24

On the grounds

9 – Mason Massey
45 – Dwayne Buggay
9 – Chase Elliott
112 – Augie Grill
18 – Logan Boyett
29 – Spencer Davis
10 – RS Senter
12 -Will Mack
43 – Justin South
17 – Shanky Smith
91 – Zak Hausler
66 – Korey Ruble
81 – Brandon Odom
1 – Josh Adkins
79 – Kyle Bryant
TBA – Bubba Pollard

 

12:21

The defending Snowball Derby champion Chase Elliott is on track now.

 

12:19

We are working on an entry list right now, but we do know that we have 16 Pro Late Models are on the grounds.

 

12:18

The track is open for practice, but not a single car has come on track yet.

 

12:08

The hardware for tonight’s winner.

 

 

11:49

Drivers meeting.

 

 

11:35

Welcome to Speed51’s coverage of the Alabama Pro 200 from the South Alabama Speedway in Opp, Ala. we are the driver’s meeting to start the day and will have full updates once practice starts at 11 CST.

Trackside Now: Alabama Pro 200 – South Alabama Speedway (AL) – 10/20/12