10:19

On behalf of all of us from Speed51.com for Bob & Angie Dillner, Elgin Traylor, Matt Prieur, Renee Thomas, and Brandon Thomas, we say good night from Springport, Michigan.

 

10:16

As our night ends we remind you that the racing is still going on at Montgomery. http://www.speed51.com/2012_Stories/PLM/Trackside_now_SMTM_PLM_6-16.html

 

10:15

Johnny VanDoorn got his first win since last September in ARCA/CRA action. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

10:06

The next race on Speed51.com is one of the most anticipated short track events of the season! You won’t want to miss the fourth-annual Rowdy 251 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan.NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch will be back to defend his victories in the last two “Rowdy” events, but an all-star cast of ARCA/CRA Super Series regulars, local favorites and short track gladiators from throughout the country as well as Worldwide Superstar Travis Pastrana will be out to take the title from him.
Tickets are still available for the Rowdy 251 and can be purchased in advance via the Berlin Raceway online box office atwww.berlinraceway.com.

 

10:05

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10:05

Comment From Chap Redder Thanks Speed 51 for a great job again, enjoyed it

 

10:05

Comment From Lenny Congrats to Vandoorn on the win,great run for Kasten and Ruston,thanks speed 51 for the coverage

 

10:05

Damon Place won the A Stock Cars Feature.

 

9:48

Jordan Harvey wins the companion B Stock Cars Feature.

 

9:46

Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125 UNOFFICIAL Results1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2. 51 Rebecca Kasten (R)
3. 76 Nate Caruth (R)
4. 01 Travis Braden (R)
5. 39 Kenzie Ruston
6. 8 Tommy Cook
7. 10 Steve Dorer
8. 4 Erik Jones
9. 5 Brett Robinson (R)
10. 2 Kenny Tweedy
11. 41 Brent Jack
12. 7 Jason Dietsch
13. 84 Jay Niewiek
14. 131 Nick Gullatta
15. 18 Kenny Schrader
16. 18m Robert Maynor
17. 08 Nick Lay
18. 81 Terry Fisher Jr.
19. 1 Jeep Pflum
20. 18x Billy Leslie
21. 42 Chad Finley
22. 0 Joe Beaver
23. 56 Jerry Andrews

 

9:43

The Final Rundown is coming momentarily....

 

9:43

Comment From Rick Clinton,Ohio Great job Becca and the entire BDI racing team Hell of a race

 

9:43

Comment From Linda Ruppert Congratulations to Johnny Van Doorn!!!!

 

9:43

Comment From Chap Redder A nice win for Johnny VanDoorn and Michigan Kenworth

 

9:42

Comment From Steve I've seen some awesome races in my day. That was unbelievable

 

9:42

Comment From Jesse My heart was beating 1000 times a second. Holy Smokes! Good showing from the ARCA/CRA Super Series.

 

9:42

Comment From Pamela Awesome coverage !!

 

9:42

Comment From Guest Great finish!! Congrats JVD and Becca, can wait until the Rowdy !!

 

9:29

We're going to take a few moments to get those results posted as well as get some refreshments for the staff here at the speeedway. We'll be back momentarily.

 

9:20

Johnny VanDoorn gets his first CRA win of the season. (Speec51.com Photo) 

 

9:15

We will have more shortly.

 

9:15

Nate Caruth was third with Braden in fourth and Kenzie Ruston all the way from the back for a top five run.

 

9:14

Lap 125: Johnny VanDoorn holds off Becca Kasten in a wild fish that saw at least three lead changes in the final laps.

 

9:14

VanDoorn leads Kasten at the white.

 

9:13

Two laps to go.

 

9:13

Lap 120: Kasten goes to the lead as VanDoorn comes right back.

 

9:12

Lap 119: Five to go at the line as Kasten closes back in again.

 

9:12

Lap 118: VanDoorn takes the spot back.

 

9:12

Lap 116: Rebecca Kasten takes the lead in lap traffic.

 

9:11

Lap 115: 10 laps to go and Kasten goes for the lead.

 

9:11

Caruth is now a distant third.

 

9:11

Lap 113: Terry Fisher is off the pace and hits pit road.

 

9:10

They are in heavy traffic.

 

9:10

Lap 111: Kasten comes up to the back bumper of VanDoorn.

 

9:09

The distance from first to second is gone and Kasten is under a second off the leader.

 

9:09

Lap 104: Heavy lap traffic in front of the leaders.

 

9:08

Kenzie Ruston has worked her way up to eighth in the late stages.

 

9:08

Kasten has cleared the lap cars and is closing in on the lead in the final 23 laps.

 

9:07

Lap 100: Kasten and Fisher are gaining a little ground on VanDoorn up front.

 

9:07

Down to the line with 25 laps to go.

 

9:06

Lap 94: VanDoorn has a good lead as Fisher closes in on Kasten for second.

 

9:06

Running order: VanDoorn, Kasten, Fisher, Caruth, Braden, Jones, Robinson, Dorer, Tweedy, Ruston, Jack, Cook and Dietch.

 

9:04

Only 12 cars left on the lead lap.

 

9:03

Less then 40 laps to go.

 

9:03

Johnny VanDoorn is still clicking off laps quicker then the rest of the field.

 

9:02

Lap 82: Top Five: VanDoorn, Kasten, Fisher, Braden, and Caruth.

 

9:02

Lap 80: Erik Jones falls back to sixth as Braden and Caruth move up one each.

 

9:01

Lap 79: Johnny VanDoorn pulls away up front.

 

9:01

Lap 73: Terry Fisher Jr. has taken third spot from Erik Jones.

 

9:00

Behind the top five we find Caruth, Robinson, Dorer, Tweedy, Cook and Ruston.

 

9:00

Lap 70: Top Five: VanDoorn leads Kasten, Jones, Fisher Jr. and Braden.

 

8:59

Lap 68: Becca Kasten is cutting the interval down as the run goes longer on laps.

 

8:58

Lap 67: Fisher looks low as the lights come on here at Springport.

 

8:58

Lap 65: Terry Fisher is challenging Erik Jones for third.

 

8:57

Lap 60: For the first time tonight the leaders are closing in on lap traffic.

 

8:56

We are closing in on halfway with a blistering pace.

 

8:56

Lap 57: Johnny VanDoorn is on cruise control and is running so low on the track in turn one he is kicking up dust.

 

8:55

Lap 55: On the low lane Becca Kasten takes second back from Erik Jones.

 

8:54

Lap 52: Nate Caruth is up to sixth after starting 18th.

 

8:54

Lap 50: Travis Braden takes the fifth spot from Brent Robinson.

 

8:53

Coming back to lap 50 as we have 75 to go.

 

8:53

Lap 46: Top five: VanDoorn, Jones, Kasten, Fisher and Robinson.

 

8:52

He went off the track after the first yellow and has not come back out.

 

8:52

Comment From willie mac where is finley

 

8:51

Lap 40: Move Erik Jones to the second spot as Kasten is third with Terry Fisher up to fourth.

 

8:51

Lap 39: Erik Jones is now pressuring Becca Kasten for the second spot.

 

8:50

VanDoorn gets by for the lead.

 

8:50

GREEN FLAG: Back to action.

 

8:49

One lap to green.

 

8:49

VanDoorn will take the outside for the restart.

 

8:49

In 11th now is Jason Dietsch followed by Kenzie Ruston and Ken Schrader as others pit.

 

8:48

Top 10: VanDoorn, Kasten, Robinson, Jones, Dorer, Fisher, Braden, Tweedy, Caruth, and Cook.

 

8:47

YELLOW: Lap 37: Nick Gullatta goes around after contact with Brent Jack.

 

8:46

Lap 34: VanDoorn is pulling out a bit on the rest of the pack.

 

8:45

Lap 33: Erik Jones now takes fourth from Dorer.

 

8:45

Top Five: VanDoorn, Kasten, Robinson, Dorer and Jones.

 

8:44

Lap 27: Erik Jones has worked his way up to fourth, but slips back to fifth.

 

8:44

VanDoor leads Kasten now up front.

 

8:43

Billy Leslie spun, but no caution.

 

8:43

Lap 25: VanDoorn is the new leader.

 

8:43

Lap 23: It's on for second as Johnny VanDoorn uses the low lane to takes second and now the lead.

 

8:42

GREEN FLAG: Back to racing.

 

8:42

Brent Robinson will take the outsdie for the restart.

 

8:41

Our radio coverage is now live for the CRA event - http://www.speed51.com/2012_Stories/CRA/CRA_radio.html

 

8:40

Comment From Linda Ruppert Cheering for Steve Dorer!!!! WooooHooooo!!!!!

 

8:40

Top Five: Robinson, Kasten, VanDoorn, Gullatta and Braden. Behind the top five is Dorer, Fisher Jr., Jones, Caruth and Tweedy.

 

8:39

YELLOW FLAG: Lap 22: Joe Beaver slows off turn four.

 

8:38

Lap 21: No Joke, Johnny VanDoorn takes third on the inside one lap after using the high lane.

 

8:38

Lap 20: Johnny VanDoorn takes fourth on the outside.

 

8:37

Lap 18: It's on for second as Becca Kasten goes to P2 around the outside of Gullatta.

 

8:37

Lap 17: Top Five: Robinson, Gullatta, Kasten, Braden and VanDoorn.

 

8:36

Lap 15: Kasten goes high on Braden for third.

 

8:36

Lap 12: Travis Braden uses the high lane to takes third ad Becca Kasten comes to fourth.

 

8:35

Lap 10: on the high lane Brett Robinson takes the lead.

 

8:34

GREEN FLAG: Back to the action.

 

8:34

One lap to green.

 

8:33

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8:32

Top Five: Gullatta, Robinson, Dorer, Braden, and VanDoorn. Rest of the top 10 is Kasten, Fisher Jr., Jones, Beaver and Finley.

 

8:31

YELLOW FLAG: Lap 9: Billy Leslie spins in turn two.

 

8:31

Back behind the top five Becca Kasten moves into sixth.

 

8:30

Lap 5: Travis Braden is battling Steve Dorer for third.

 

8:29

Lap 4: Gullatta leads Robinson, Dorer, Braden and VanDoorn.

 

8:29

Lap 2: Steve Dorer looked for second on the outside, but will fall back to third.

 

8:28

Nick Gullatta will lead lap one from the high side.

 

8:28

GREEN FLAG: We are racing.

 

8:27

This is the first time out for several of these team here at Springport here tonight.

 

8:26

This time by is the wave lap.

 

8:25

Brett Robinson and Nick Gullatta will lead the pack to the green.

 

8:24

Steve Dorer stopped on the track in turn three.

 

8:23

Cars are rolling on the parade laps.

 

8:21

Engines have fired for the ARCA / CRA event.

 

8:19

Our radio coverage is now live for the CRA event - http://www.speed51.com/2012_Stories/CRA/CRA_radio.html

 

8:17

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8:17

Just a few minutes away from the command to fire engines.

 

8:15

Well after a brief shower scare we have the sun out here at Springport.

 

8:13

Drivers are strapping in right now.

 

8:11

Driver intros are up next.

 

8:04

The autograph session is now wrapping up.

 

7:49

Some lucky fans will get free tickets to the Rowdy 251 if they catch Erik's t-shirts before the race.

 

7:45

Johnny VanDoorn meets some of the local fans. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

7:42

Looks to have stopped.

 

7:42

Comment From #10 fanHow hard it is raining? Any thoughts on radar?

 

7:40

Fans get a chance to meet Kenny Schrader here at Springport. 

 

7:36

We have a light sprinkle here at the track.

 

7:34

Becca Kasten catches a quick nap. 

 

7:29

Cars are lining up for the autograph session. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

7:19

Preliminaries are now complete. Next on the Schedule is the ARCA/CRA Super Series Autograph Session and then Driver Introductions before we go green for the Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125.

 

7:17

Comment From wrenchman78 thank 51 for more great coverage........ and good luck to Kasten Ruston Jones and Vandoorn

 

7:16

Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125 Starting Line-Up

1 5 Brett Robinson ® New Albany, IN
2 131 Nick Gullatta North Canton, OH
3 01 Travis Braden ® Wheeling, WV
4 10 Steve Dorer Lakeland, FL
5 61 Johnny VanDoorn Coopersville, MI
6 81 Terry Fisher Jr. Ossian, IN
7 4 Erik Jones Byron, MI
8 51 Becca Kasten ® Mequon, WI
9 0 Joe Beaver Noblesville, IN
10 42 Chad Finley Dewitt, MI
11 18X Billy Leslie Clay, MI
12 41 Brent Jack Butler, IN
13 39 Kenzie Ruston El Reno, OK
14 08 Nick Lay Cicero, IN
15 2 Kenny Tweedy Greenfield, IN
16 7 Jason Dietsch Edgerton, OH
17 1 Jeep Pflum Cincinnati, OH
18 76 Nate Caruth ® Ames, IA
19 84 Jay Niewiek Cutlerville, MI
20 18 Ken Schrader Fenton, MO
21 8 Tommy Cook Ft. Wayne, IN
22 18M Robert Maynor Hartland, WI
23 56 Jerry Andrews Kalamazoo, MI

 

7:16

Comment From Tweetie Robinson Good Luck to my baby...Brett Robinson # 5! Wish I could be there. Following on Speed51 is the next best thing. Thanks for the coverage! GO BABY GO!!!

 

7:15

Big Welcome to Matt Dillner who is in the house enjoying tonight's races.

 

7:01

Pre-race ceremonies are in the books and the local cars are on the track for their heats.

 

6:59

Three-time CRA Champion Scott Hantz.

 

6:59

Comment From Chap Redder who is the crew chief for Eric Jones?

 

6:56

The draw was a seven so Brent Robinson will be on the front row with Nick Gullatta.

 

6:56

Comment From Lenny Congrats to Erik Jones on the pole

 

6:55

Time Trial Results for the Central Michigan Ford - Kenworth 1251 4 Erik Jones 14.957
2 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 14.986
3 61 Johnny VanDoorn 14.989
4 10 Steve Dorer 15.068
5 01 Travis Braden 15.099
6 131 Nick Gullatta 15.219
7 5 Brent Robinson 15.223
8 51 Becca Kasten 15.226
9 0 Joe Beaver 15.279
10 42 Chad Finley 15.319
11 18X Billy Leslie 15.322
12 41 Brent Jack 15.325
13 39 Kenzie Ruston 15.345
14 08 Nick Lay 15.388
15 2 Kenny Tweedy 15.392
16 7 Jason Dietsch 15.409
17 1 Jeep Pflum 15.442
18 76 Nate Caruth 15.454
19 84 Jay Niewiek 15.461
20 18 Ken Schrader 15.476
21 8 Tommy Cook 15.568
22 18M Robert Maynor 15.590
23 56 Jerry Andrews 16.052

 

6:46

Full rundown coming in a minute.

 

6:45

Erik Jones has set fast time for tonight's race. Terry Fisher Jr, Johnny VanDoorn, Steve Dorer and Travis Braden made up the top five.

 

6:44

Name: 51 - Becca Kasten
Lap 1: 15.235
Lap 2: 15.226
Best: 15.226

 

6:43

Name: 4 - Erik Jones
Lap 1: 15.077
Lap 2: 14.957
Best: 14.957- FAST TIME

 

6:42

Name: 76 - Nate Caruth
Lap 1: 15.557
Lap 2: 15.454
Best: 15.454

 

6:41

Name: 18x Billy Leslie
Lap 1: 15.345
Lap 2: 15.322
Best: 15.322

 

6:39

Name: 01 - Travis Braden
Lap 1: 15.182
Lap 2: 15.099
Best: 15.099

 

6:38

Name: 81 - Terry Fisher Jr.
Lap 1: 14.986
Lap 2: 15.062
Best: 14.986

 

6:37

Name: 31 - Nick Gullatta
Lap 1: 15.248
Lap 2: 15.219
Best: 15.219

 

6:36

Name: 5 - Brett Robinson
Lap 1: 15.223
Lap 2: 15.262
Best: 15.223

 

6:35

Name: 39 - Kenzie Ruston
Lap 1: 15.345
Lap 2: 15.383
Best: 15.345

 

6:34

Name: 18 - Robert Maynor
Lap 1: 15.590
Lap 2: 15.685
Best: 15.590

 

6:32

Name: 10 - Steve Dorer
Lap 1: 15.138
Lap 2: 15.068
Best: 15.068

 

6:31

Name: 61 - Johnny VanDoorn
Lap 1: 15.018
Lap 2: 14.989
Best: 14.989 - FAST TIME

 

6:30

Name: 84 - Jay Niewiek
Lap 1: 15.482
Lap 2: 15.461
Best: 15.461

 

6:29

Name: 7 - Jason Dietsch
Lap 1: 15.15.511
Lap 2: 15.409
Best: 15.409

 

6:28

Name: 2- Kenny Tweedy
Lap 1: 15.392
Lap 2: 15.420
Best: 15.392

 

6:27

Name: 1 - Jeep Pflum
Lap 1: 15.526
Lap 2: 15.442
Best: 15.442

 

6:25

Name: 56 - Jerry Andrews
Lap 1: 16.052
Lap 2: 16.075
Best: 16.052

 

6:24

Name: 42 - Chad Finley
Lap 1: 15.507
Lap 2: 15.319
Best: 15.319

 

6:23

Name: 18 Ken Schrader
Lap 1: 15.476
Lap 2: 15.553
Best: 15.476

 

6:22

Name: 8 - Tommy Cook
Lap 1: 15.568
Lap 2: 15.635
Best: 15.568

 

6:20

Name: 41 - Brent Jack
Lap 1: 15.366
Lap 2: 15.325
Best: 15.325

 

6:19

Name: 0 Joe Beaver
Lap 1: 15.279
Lap 2: 15.279
Best: 15.279

 

6:18

Name: 08 Nick Lay
Lap 1: 15.562
Lap 2: 15.388
Best: 15.388

 

6:17

Cars will get an extra dead lap to get heat into the tires.

 

6:14

We are just finishing up the school bus rides for the kids here at Springport.

 

6:12

Nick Lay will be the first car out when we roll.

 

6:12

We are just a few minutes away from the start of time trials here at Springport.

 

6:04

Don't forget our live Trackside Now coverage is also taking place down in Montgomery, Alabama with the Show Me The Money Series. They are just getting time trials underway. http://www.speed51.com/2012_Stories/PLM/Trackside_now_SMTM_PLM_6-16.html

 

6:00

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6:00

Over 40 cars are entered for Tuesday's Rowdy 251 at Berlin Raceway (MI) featuring Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana. Visit BerlinRaceway.com for ticket information.

 

5:59

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5:53

In a few minutes we will find out who is the fastest car here.

 

5:53

Becca Kasten in the #51 was third in the last practice. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

5:27

We're going to step away for a little bit to feed and water ourselves while the A-B-C divisions Qualify.EDCO Welding Qualifying for the ARCA/CRA Super Series is scheduled to start at approximately 6:15p.m.

 

5:11

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5:08

Comment From Ted C by looking at the practice speeds, looks like its going to be a good race.......lets go Chad#42

 

5:08

Practice #2 Results1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn 15.282 - 88.339mph
2. 4 Erik Jones 15.372
3. 51 Becca Kasten 15.472
4. 10 Steve Dorer 15.483
5. 131 Nick Gullatta 15.502
6. 01 Travis Braden 15.514
7. 42 Chad Finley 15.536
8. 18x Billy Leslie 15.543
9. 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 15.584
10. 39 Kenzie Ruston 15.599
11. 7 Jason Dietsch 15.608
12. 2 Kenny Tweedy 15.615
13. 41 Brent Jack 15.687
14. 0 Joe Beaver 15.717
15. 76 Nate Caruth 15.719
16. 84 Jay Niewiek 15.748
17. 08 Nick Lay 15.760
18. 1 Jeep Pflum 15.815
19. 5 Brett Robinson 15.935
20. 18 Ken Schrader 15.984
21. 8 Tommy Cook 16.063
22. 18m Robert Maynor 16.112
23. 56 Jerry Andrews NO TIME

 

5:05

Practice is now complete. Results will be available in a few minutes.

 

4:53

Less than 10 minutes left in this Practice Session (Top 5): 61 VanDoorn (15.282), 4 Jones, 51 Kasten, 10 Dorer, 131 Gullatta.

 

4:43

10 Dorer climbs up to fourth.

 

4:43

51 Kasten jumps up to second on the charts.

 

4:42

Early Top 5: 4 Jones (15.372), 01 Braden, 18x Leslie, 131 Gullatta, 39 Ruston.

 

4:38

Comment From Rev Lee Thanks, speed51, for the great information and photos. Keep up the fine work.

 

4:32

Also NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran, Ken Schrader has arrived from near-by Michigan International Speedway after qualifying for the Quicken Loans 400 which is tomorrow (Sunday, June 16th)

 

4:32

The second and final Practice Session for the ARCA/CRA Super Series is about to start as teams are now making their way back out onto the track.

 

4:25

Comment From Chap Redder I see the rag tag team of Johnny VanDoorn got the car looking great again, GO 61

 

4:24

Comment From Lenny Saw Erik Jones race back in late April at Salem Speedway,very talented driver

 

4:24

Comment From willie mac Sitting down here in Texas it is nice to be able to keep up with chad Finley!

 

4:14

Johnny VanDoorn goes off into turn one. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

4:14

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4:10

Erik Jones was the fastest car in practice in the first round. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

4:06

Cook is in the same car he ran with last night at Dixie Motor Speedway in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race while Finley went back to his DeWitt, Michigan race shop, unloaded the JEGS/CRA car and loaded his ARCA/CRA Super Series car. This is the first time that car, nicknamed "shady grady" has been on any track since it rolled over at Toledo Speedway back on April 29th,

 

4:05

Comment From Frasson118 I see that both Tommy Cook, and Chad Finley also ran the Jegs All Star show at Dixie last night. Are they using the same cars with different motors, or completely seperate cars?

 

4:05

Practice #1 Results1. 4 Erik Jones 15.186 - 88.898mph
2. 39 Kenzie Ruston 15.472
3. 10 Steve Dorer 15.484
4. 01 Travis Braden 15.505
5. 51 Becca Kasten 15.515
6.  41 Brent Jack 15.517
7. 61 Johnny VanDoorn 15.542
8. 42 Chad Finley 15.565
9. 18x Billy Leslie 15.613
10. 0 Joe Beaver 15.648
11. 2 Kenny Tweedy 15.665
12. 08 Nick Lay 15.707
13. 76 Nate Caruth 15.745
14. 1 Jeep Pflum 15.806
15. 131 Nick Gullatta 15.812
16. 5 Brett Robinson 15.928
17. 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 16.000
18. 7 Jason Dietsch 16.027
19. 84 Jay Niewiek 16.061
20. 8 Tommy Cook 16.102
21. 56 Jerry Andrews 16.189
22. 18m Robert Maynor 16.316
23. 18s Ken Schrader NO TIME

 

4:01

Checkered Flag is out on this first Practice Session. We'll have those results for you momentarily. The Springport support divisions are now heading out onto the track.

 

4:00

Top 5 have remained the same on a very hot and humid day here in Southern Michigan. Current Temperature is 88 degrees under Partly Cloudy Skies.

 

3:46

Early Top 5; 4 Jones (15.186), 39 Ruston, 10 Dorer, 01 Braden, 51 Kasten.

 

3:44

EDCO Welding Qualifying Order1. 08 Nick Lay
2. 0 Joe Beaver
3. 41 Brent Jack
4. 8 Tommy Cook
5. 18s Kenny Schrader
6. 42 Chad Finley
7. 56 Jerry Andrews
8. 1 Jeep Pflum
9. 2 Kenny Tweedy
10. 7 Jason Dietsch
11. 84 Jay Niewiek
12. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
13. 10 Steve Dorer
14. 18m Robert Maynor
15. 39 Kenzie Ruston
16. 5 Brett Robinson
17. 131 Nick Gullatta
18. 81 Terry Fisher Jr.
19. 01 Travis Braden
20. 18x Billy Leslie
21. 74 Nate Caruth
22. 4 Erik Jones
23. 51 Becca Kasten

 

3:41

Car now on the track are; 84 Jay Niewiek, 56 Jerry Andrews, 1 Jeep Pflum, 2 Tweedy, 18 Robert Maynor, and 08 Lay.

 

3:38

This is a big event for Dorer, as his hometown is Coldwater, Michigan. Just a short drive away. Dorer raced here back in the early 1990s in the tracks Outlaw Super Late Models division and is a former Track Champion in that division at near-by Spartan Speedway in Mason, Michigan.

 

3:37

Comment From Frasson118 Good Luck to Steve Dorer from the Florida fans. His business, Racecar Engineering, does a LOT throughout Florida to help the racing scene. Also, pulling for Becca Kasten & Erik Jones, each of whom I've seen win at New Smyrna. Very good young talents

 

3:35

10 Steve Dorer, 18x Billy Leslie, 42 Chad Finley, 4 Erik Jones, 76 Nate Caruth, 5 Brett Robinson, 61 Johnny VanDoorn, 131 Nick Gullatta, and 8 Tommy Cook are now on the track.

 

3:34

This is Champion Racing Association's first Ever appearance here in Springport, Michigan. So any times during Practice could be considered a Track Record for Template Bodied Super Late Models. That Official Track Record will be established during EDCO Welding Qualifying.

 

3:32

Comment From tom niewiek thanks speed51 for your great work on here just getting ready to head to springport now

 

3:32

Comment From cecil be safe all drivers and go kenzie and becca ty for the coverage

 

3:32

Cars are now on the track and they include; 08 Nick Lay, 81 Terry Fisher Jr., 7 Jason Dietsch, 41 Brent Jack, 51 Becca Kasten, 0 Joe Beaver, 01 Travis Braden, 2 Kenny Tweedy, and 39 Kenzie Ruston.

 

3:32

Cars are on the Speedway for practice. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

3:30

Practice is about to start shortly. 23 Teams are here and all 23 will start tonights race. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Kenny Schrader is on the entry list and his car is here, however the Fenton, Missouri veteran is still at near-by Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. Michigan and is due to arrive at some point later this afternoon,

 

3:20

Comment From #10 fan I second what ole man Richard said, THANK YOU!

 

3:11

Comment From old man richard thanks once again for all the coverage and hard work from everyone thats made this happen == Been one awesome week of racing for us here at home == Especially thanks to the drivers and crews == also the tracks and sponsors == speed51 you folks are awesome ==

 

3:07

Comment From Lenny Go Ruston and Kasten

 

3:06

Drivers Meeting has let out. First Practice is set foe 3:30p.m., and will go for 30 minutes.

 

3:02

Jason Dietsch is another driver with many laps here as the Edgerton, Ohio pilot has competed several times in a Modified on the 3/8s mile. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:59

Steve Dorer is originally from Coldwater, Michigan, just a 30-minute drive south and is one of only a select few drivers who has race experience here in Springport, Michigan. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:56

Erik Jones (Left) & Kenzie Ruston (Right) listen in. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:51

Glenn Luckett goes over procedures while the Drivers listen in. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:50

Springport Motor Speedway Co-Promoter Jeff Parish addresses the Drivers Meeting. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:47

The Drivers Meeting has started.

 

2:46

We are expecting the "Boss Mans" eventual arrival this evening here in Springport, Michigan. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:44

Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth is the title sponsor of tonights 125-lapper. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:36

Officially 23 ARCA/CRA Super Series teams are on the grounds. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:33

Cool Pace Car. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:32

Comment From Jesse Tuning in on my BB Playbook. Loving it! Wish I was there.

 

2:31

View of the grandstands from the infield. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:26

We're going to head across the track to the pits for the Drivers Meeting which starts at 2:45p.m. It's a rather lengthy walk from the tower to the pits, so we'll be back in a few minutes.

 

2:20

It's getting closer; One of the most anticipated short track events of the season is quickly approaching.  You won’t want to miss the fourth-annual Rowdy 251 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan.NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch will be back to defend his victories in the last two “Rowdy” events, but an all-star cast of ARCA/CRA Super Series regulars, local favorites and short track gladiators from throughout the country as well as Worldwide Superstar Travis Pastrana will be out to take the title from him.
Tickets are still available for the Rowdy 251 and can be purchased in advance via the Berlin Raceway online box office at www.berlinraceway.com.

 

2:20

www.berlinraceway.com 

 

2:18

Big Thanks to the fine folks at Lefthander Chassis in Roscoe, Illinois for sponsoring Speed51.com's Trackside Now Coverage as well as tonight's LIVE Radio Boradcast of the Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125.

 

2:18

www.lefthanderchassis.com 

 

2:16

Springport Motor Speedway is a 3/8s (0.375) mile high-banked paved oval that was built in 1989 and ran its' first event that season. For the 2012 racing season, Jeff & Pam Parish took over the controls of the speedway and have experience tremendous growth already through the first two months of the season here in Michigan.

 

2:13

ARCA/CRA Super Series Entry List (23)

1 0 Joe Beaver Noblesville, IN
2 1 Jeep Pflum Cincinnati, OH
3 01 Travis Braden ® Wheeling, WV
4 2 Kenny Tweedy Greenfield, IN
5 4 Erik Jones Byron, MI
6 5 Brett Robinson ® New Albany, IN
7 7 Jason Dietsch Edgerton, OH
8 8 Tommy Cook Ft. Wayne, IN
9 08 Nick Lay Cicero, IN
10 10 Steve Dorer Lakeland, FL
11 18 Ken Schrader Fenton, MO
12 18M Robert Maynor Hartland, WI
13 18X Billy Leslie Clay, MI
14 39 Kenzie Ruston El Reno, OK
15 41 Brent Jack Butler, IN
16 42 Chad Finley Dewitt, MI
17 51 Becca Kasten ® Mequon, WI
18 56 Jerry Andrews Kalamazoo, MI
19 61 Johnny VanDoorn Coopersville, MI
20 76 Nate Caruth ® Ames, IA
21 81 Terry Fisher Jr. Ossian, IN
22 84 Jay Niewiek Cutlerville, MI
23 131 Nick Gullatta North Canton, OH

 

2:11

Order of Events for Saturday, June 16th1:00p.m. - Pit Gates Open
2:45p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series Drivers Meeting
3:30p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice #1 (30 Minutes)
4:00p.m. - Springport A-B-C Divisions Practice (30 Minutes)
4:30p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice #2 (30 Minutes)
5:00p.m. - Springport A-B-C Divisions Practice (30 Minutes)
5:45p.m. - Springport A-B-C Divisions Qualifying
6:15p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series EDCO Welding Qualifying

6:50p.m. - Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem
7:00p.m. - Springport A-B-C Divisions Heat Races
7:30p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series Autograph Session (45 Minutes)
8:15p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series Driver Introductions
8:30p.m. - ARCA/CRA Super Series (Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125)
9:45p.m. - Springport A-B-C Divisions Features

 

2:06

Turns 1-2. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:04

Turns 3-4. (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:02

Speed51.com's perch here in Springport, Michigan (Speed51.com Photo) 

 

2:01

Good Afternoon and welcome to Springport Motor Speedway, located about 90 minutes West of Detroit, about 30 minutes North of Jackson, and 30 minutes South of Lansing in Springport, Michigan as the ARCA/CRA Super Series is making their first ever appearance on the fast 3/8s (0.375) mile high-banked paved oval in the running of the Central Michigan Ford-Kenworth 125.

 

1:58

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Trackside Now” ARCA CRA Super Series – Springport Speedway (MI) – 6/16/12