11:38

On behalf of everyone at Speed51.com, we wish all the fathers out there a Happy Father’s Day. Have a great rest of your weekend. Good night!

 

11:37

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11:37

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11:37

Remember that we will have Trackside Now coverage from Madison International Speedway tomorrow for the opening leg of their Triple Crown Series.

 

11:36

That will conclude tonight’s coverage of the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Battle at Berlin 251. John VanDoorn is your winner tonight, his first ever win at Berlin. We will have more coverage of this race later this week on Speed51.com

 

11:30

Ross Kenseth was today’s “Hard Charger” as he came from 26th to 7th.

 

11:27

Tonight featured best career ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS finishes for:

Chad Finley  – 2nd (previous best of 4th in 2012 at LORP)
Trey Mitchell – 5th (series debut)
Austin Theriault – 6th (previous best of 23rd in 2012 at Winchester)
Brandon Hermiller – 8th (previous best of 12th in 2011 here at Berlin)
Phil Bozell – 9th (previous best of 10th in 2008 here at Berlin)

 

11:21

Comment From Guest 

super job on this site thank you aj pate

 

11:21

Comment From Bill 

Thanks Speed51! great job

 

11:19

Despite having some mechanical issues tonight that set them behind the 8 ball before the green ever flew, Travis Braden will unofficially jump into the points lead. He finished 11th.

 

11:13

Comment From Bill 

Great job Trey, finished up there with mighty good company

 

11:13

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Congrats to Johnny VanDoorn for his big win at Berlin! For your AWESOME coverage, I would give Bob and Matt Dillner and you guys at Speed51 a award for Best Short Track Racing Website if I could! YOU GUYS ROCK 100% THANK YOU SO MUCH!

 

11:10

Comment From Gordy 

Nice job Chad and the rest of the guys from the CFR Racing Team

 

11:06

Comment From Kerry1929 

Great job Crooks Racing Boys!

 

11:06

Comment From Classic Pro Lube 

Good race. Congratulations to all. Proud of Bubba Pollard!

 

11:06

Comment From Manistee Mayor 

Thanks Speed 51, did a great job again, nice win for Johnny VanDorren #61

 

11:05

For the 15th time in his CRA career, Johnny VanDoorn’s ride is sitting in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:02

Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251 Winner, Johnny VanDoorn gets instruction for the Post-Race ceremonies. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:01

Comment From Dennis 

GA boys did a fine job

 

11:01

Comment From Steve in SLC 

Great race, congrats to JVD.

 

10:58

ARCA/CRA Super Series Unofficial Results
Battle At Berlin 251

1 61 Johnny VanDoorn 251
2 42 Chad Finley 251
3 26 Bubba Pollard 251
4 41 T.J. Reaid 251
5 47M Trey Mitchell 251
6 29 Austin Theriault 251
7 25 Ross Kenseth 251
8 6 Brandon Hermiller 251
9 04 Phil Bozell 251
10 21 Derrick Griffin 251
11 01 Travis Braden 251
12 55L Dave Lake 251
13 19 Zak Hausler 251
14 77 Josh Hobson 251
15 99 Ross Meeuwsen 251
16 20 Brian Campbell 250
17 222 Caleb Bisacky 251
18 24 Tyler Roahrig 251
19 2 Kenny Tweedy 247
20 131 Nick Gullatta 246
21 29 Anderson Bowen 234
22 48 Dave Sensiba 216
23 72 Scott Hantz 197
24 26 Rick Turner 161
25 21J Kyle Jones 138
26 21V Terry VanHaitsma 138
27 25D Brent Downey 137
28 12 Tim DeVos 137
29 84 Jay Niewiek 137
30 77 Landon Cling 134
31 55 Chris Anthony 59
32 101 Lauren Bush 1

 

10:56

Bubba Pollard traveled north for a third place showing. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:56

Johnny VanDoorn is the winner. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:55

Chad Finley overcame some pit stop issues to post a runner-up showing. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:54

VanDoorn grabs the checkered flag from CRA flagman Robert Tower and does a Polish victory lap in celebration.

 

10:53

Johnny VanDoorn’s crew celebrate their drivers first career win at his home track. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:53

$15,000 dollars heading to the driver of the #61 as he has won the first leg of the JEGS Triple Crown.

 

10:53

CHECKERED FLAG – Three-time ARCA/CRA Super Series champ wins his first career Berlin race. He claims the Battle at Berlin 251 over Chad Finley. Bubba Pollard beats Reaid by a nose for third.

 

10:52

WHITE FLAG: Johnny VanDoorn clear sailing as Pollard and Reaid race for third.

 

10:52

Lap 249: Theriault by Kenseth for sixth.

 

10:52

Lap 248: VanDoorn has never won at Berlin Raceway. That looks like it may change if we remain clean for three laps.

 

10:51

RESTART – Johnny VanDoorn again with a phenomenal restart. Finley hangs onto second but not JVD’s back bumper.

 

10:51

Jeff Finley states that his son Chad needs a longer run to have a chance while Butch VanDoorn is going for shorter runs for his brother.

 

10:51

Doubling up in a hurry, looks like we will have a restart with three to go. VanDoorn inside of Finley. Pollard then under Mitchell. Row three is Hermiller and Reaid. Kenseth has recovered to 7th, followed by Bozell, Griffin, and Theriault.

 

10:48

CAUTION – Lap 242: Four-wide worked for nearly a full lap. We say “nearly” because Hobson and Roahrig wind up spinning out in the grass on the front straightaway.

 

10:48

RESTART: VanDoorn stands on ‘er one more time and gone in a flash. Pollard under Finley for second. We are four wide in the back.

 

10:47

We will get the restart with ten to go.

 

10:47

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Jvd

 

10:47

Comment From Guest 

i think pollard is going to win it but i want either roahrig or bozell to win

 

10:47

Comment From Manistee Mayor 

Hang in there Johnny, go and take it #61

 

10:46

Comment From tim 

Pollard

 

10:46

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10:46

Comment From Tkkp0915 

Come on AUSTIN!!!!

 

10:46

Brian Campbell in to adjust tire pressures for a possible last run to the front. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:46

Fifteen laps to go. VanDoorn, Finley, Pollard, Mitchell, Bisacky your top-five. Readers, who do you think is going to pull this one out?

 

10:45

Comment From Steve in SLC 

Come on Bubba, time to show what ya got.

 

10:45

Campbell pitted under this yellow. His crew is slowly making their way around the car to try to figure out what tire was going flat.

 

10:43

YELLOW – Lap 234: Meeuwsen solo spin in Turn Four.

 

10:43

Lap 234: VanDoorn by five carlengths on Finley.  Then Pollard a carlength further bcak.

 

10:43

Lap 232: Campbell off the pace with a deflating tire.

 

10:43

Lap 232: Reaid now makes it three-wide in that gaggle to hit 10th.

 

10:42

Lap 231: Twenty to go. Side-by-side, three rows deep for 7th to 12th.

 

10:42

Lap 230: Finley hangs on for now. Bisacky up to fifth past Hermiller.

 

10:42

RESTART: VanDoorn with another killer restart. Pollard under Finley for second.

 

10:41

Doubling up, here is your top-ten:

1 VanDoorn
2 Finley
3 Pollard
4 Mitchell
5 Hermiller

6 Bisacky
7 Hobson
8 Bozell
9 Roahrig
10 Griffin

11 Reaid
12 Braden
13 Kenseth
14 Campbell
15 Meeuwsen

16 Theriault
17 Hausler (-1)

 

10:41

Austin Theriault is in for his last two new shoes. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:40

The last yellow. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:39

Ross Meeuwsen back on pit road for his final two tires and to repair damage. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:38

Lake and Meeuwsen pit. Campbell was out of fresh tires so he stays out.

 

10:37

CAUTION – Lap 221: Meeuwsen around in Turn Two and takes Campbell with him.

 

10:36

Lap 221: Pollard powers past Meeuwsen for third.

 

10:36

Of the top five, only Finley and Meeuwsen have tires left in there stall.

 

10:36

Lap 220: Pollard iwth a three wide move, up to fourth behind Meeuwsen and in front of Theriault.

 

10:36

Lap 219: Theriault and Meeuwsen bang wheels racing for third.

 

10:36

RESTART:  Any lane, any part of the race, JVD is getting it done on restarts. Finley goes into second but he finds himself five carlengths back already.

 

10:34

Top-fifteen are on the lead lap:

1 VanDoorn
2 Meeuwsen
3 Theriault
4 Finley
5 Campbell

6 Pollard
7 Mitchell
8 Hermiller
9 Bozell
10 Bisacky

11 Griffin
12 Hobson
13 Braden
14 Roahrig
15 Reaid (pitted)

 

10:34

Pit stop action. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:34

T.J. Reaid taking his final two tires. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:32

We have also been informed Tweedy spun in Turn Three.

 

10:32

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10:32

CAUTION – Lap 211: Dave Lake with a 360 spin on the front

 

10:32

RESTART: VanDoorn gets the power boost from the outside line and clears Meeuwsen into Turn One.

 

10:30

Scott Hantz has called it a night with an electrical issue.

 

10:29

Easily the best stop of the night for VanDoorn, who had lost spots on all the previous pit stops.

 

10:28

Meeuwsen, in fact, appears to have been the only one to stay out. VanDoorn, Reaid, Theriault, Campbell, Finley, Pollard, Hermiller, Mitchell, and Bozell come out of the pits in that order.

 

10:28

Johnny VanDoorn making his possible final pit stop. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:28

Meeuwsen stays out but it appears as though he was one of the few that elected to do so.

 

10:27

Pitting: VanDoorn, Threiault, Reaid, Campbell, Pollard, Finley, Mitchell, Griffin.

 

10:27

Who will pit? This may be the last chance to strap on fresh rubber.

 

10:26

CAUTION – Lap 202: The Orange Cone has made an unwelcome appearance in the middle of Turn Four.

 

10:26

Lap 201 – Fifty to go: VanDoorn, Meeuwsen, Theriault, Reaid, Campbell, Pollard, Finley, Mitchell, Griffin, and Bozell.

 

10:25

Lap 200: Meeuwsen to second. Kenseth off the pace.

 

10:25

Lap 199: Meeuwsen right back up and knocking on Theriault’s bumper.

 

10:25

Lap 197: Griffin by Bozell for ninth.

 

10:24

Lap 195: Meeuwsen was about to pull a move on Theriault but gets severely blocked in by the lapped car of Hantz and loses a few carlengths.

 

10:24

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10:23

Lap 192: Top-ten remains stable as we will see who is saving what in the next few laps and who is ready to make a charge.

 

10:23

Ross Meeuwsen is coming in the 99 car. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:23

Lap 190: Bisacky by Hobson for 11th.

 

10:22

Lap 190 of 251:

1 VanDoorn
2 Theriault
3 Meeuwsen
4 Reaid
5 Campbell

6 Pollard
7 Finley
8 Mitchell
9 Bozell
10 Griffin

11 Hobson
12 Bisacky
13 Hermiller
14 Roahrig
15 Braden
16 Kenseth

 

10:22

Lap 187: Meeuwsen to 3rd.

 

10:21

Lap 186: Griffin back into the top ten and now pressuring Bozell for 9th.

 

10:21

Lap 184: Meeuwsen grabs fourth from Campbell.

 

10:21

Lap 183: VanDoorn with nearly a full striaghtaway lead on Theriault. Reaid, Campbell, and Meeuwsen the rest of the top-five.

 

10:20

Lap 182: Meeuwsen by Pollard for fifth as he is slicing through this field.

 

10:20

Lap 180: Meeuwsen now by Mitchell for sixth.

 

10:19

Lap 179:  Meeuwsen up to 7th on his fresh rubber.

 

10:19

Rick Turner had called it a night with suspension issues.

 

10:19

The second place car off Johnny VanDoorn only had two tires left in his out stall and they plan on using them soon.

 

10:19

Lap 177: Campbell fights back thogh and ends up taking fourth back on the high line.

 

10:18

Lap 176: Pollard by Campbell for fourth.

 

10:18

Lap 175 of 251: VanDoorn ,Theriault, Reaid, Campbell, Pollard, Mitchell, Finley, Hobson, Meeuwsen, Bozell the top-ten. Then comes Derrick Griffin and Braden.

 

10:17

Lap 173: Meeuwsen on fresh tires by Braden for 10th.

 

10:17

Lap 172: Pollard now by Mitchell for fifth.

 

10:17

Lap 171: Pollard by Finley for sixth.

 

10:17

Lap 171: Theriault by Reaid for second. Campbell closing in on that duo as well.

 

10:16

Lap 169: Travis Braden cracks the top-ten for the first time this evening.

 

10:16

Lap 168 of 251: Pollard by Hobson for seventh.

 

10:16

Lap 167: Campbell up to fourth now, highest he’s been all night. Finley to sixth.

 

10:16

Lap 166: VanDoorn to the lead. Reaid second, Theriault third. Then Campbell and Mitchell battling for fourth.

 

10:15

RESTART: VanDoorn beats Reaid back to the line by a nose.

 

10:15

Running Order – Lap 163:

1 T.J .Reaid
2 Johnny VanDoorn
3 Austin Theriault
4 Trey Mitchell
5 Josh Hobson
6 Brian Campbell
7 Chad Finley
8 Bubba Pollard
9 Phil Bozell
10 Brandon Hermiller

11 Travis Braden
12 Ross Meeuwsen (first car pitted)
13 Derrick Griffin
14 Ross Kenseth
15 Tyler Roahrig

16 Caleb Bisacky
17 Zak hausler
18 Dave Lake
19 Scott Hantz
20 Kenny Tweedy

21 Nick Gullatta
22 Rick Turner
23 Anderson Bowen
24 Kyle Jones
25 Terry VanHaitsma

26 Brent Downey
27 Tim DeVos
28 Jay Niewiek
29 Landon Cling
30 Dave Sensiba

31 Chris Anthony
32 Lauren Bush

——————-

24th on back are out of the race.

 

10:14

Leader T.J. Reaid plans on at least one more stop and possibly one last stop in case of a late yellow.

 

10:13

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10:13

Nick Gullatta heads back out. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:12

Action for the lead. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:11

Ross Meeuwsen in for left sides. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:11

T.J. Reaid will reinherit the lead over Johnny VanDoorn and Austin Theriault. Mitchell and Hobson wil lbe the rest of the top-five.

 

10:11

Pitting: Meeuwsen – leader , Griffin, Roahrig, Bisacky, Kenseth.

 

10:10

Officials report that Hantz may have had help.

 

10:09

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10:09

CAUTION – Lap 156: Hantz spins on the backstretch.

 

10:09

Lap 154: Meeuwsen, Reaid, Griffin, VanDoorn, Roahrig. Then Theriault, Hobson, Mitchell, Campbell, and Finley. Pollard 11th folllowed by Bozell, Bisacky, Hermiller, and Kenseth.

 

10:08

Lap 153: Lead change. Meeuwsen clear into the lead.

 

10:08

Lap 151 – One hundred laps to go. Meeuwsen pulls up to the outside of Reaid for the lead.

 

10:07

Lap 150: VanDoorn by Hobson on the inside for 5th, then by on the outside of Roahrig for fourht.

 

10:07

Lap 149: Meeuwsen has caught Reaid for the lead.

 

10:07

Lap 148: Pollard gets Bozell for 12th.

 

10:07

Lap 147: Finley, Pollard, and Bozell in a wad for 11th to 13th.

 

10:06

Lap 146: VanDoorn to sixth past Mitchell. Further up, Meeuwsen gets Griffin for second.

 

10:06

Lap 145: Reaid, Meeuwsen, Griffin, Roahrig, Hobson, Mitchell, VanDoorn, Theriault, Campbell, Bisacky.

 

10:06

After a strong showing, the Benjamin Steel/BMC #21 of Kyle Jones is done for the night due to overheating. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:05

Lap 144: Lead change. Reaid drew a bead down the backstretch then makes the pass in three.

 

10:05

Lap 143: T.J. Reaid just ran his fastest lap of the race (16.747) and makes a run on Griffin.

 

10:05

Lap 141: Reaid will ultimately hang on to second. Meeuwsen third, Roahrig fourth, and Hobson fifth.

 

10:04

RESTART: Griffin clear. Meeuwsen up to Reaid for second.

 

10:04

VanDoorn wound up pitting too, and as the field goes by us he appears to be back to 10th or so. It’s Griffin and Reaid the front row.

 

10:04

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10:03

A busy night on the pits. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:03

CRA is not counting these caution laps since this was a red-flag incident.

 

10:02

Running Order – Lap 138:

1 21 Derrick Griffin
2 61 Johnny VanDoorn
3 26 Bubba Pollard
4 41 T.J. Reaid
5 29 Austin Theriault
6 99 Ross Meeuwsen
7 24 Tyer Roahrig
8 20 Brian Campbell
9 6 Brandon Hermiller
10 77 Josh Hobson

From there scoring is a bit jumbled so we will have to wait for the rest of the field to get sorted out.

 

10:01

Kyle Jones pulls off the hood and steam comes gushing out.

 

10:00

Theriault thinks better of it, pulls back in line.

 

10:00

Kyle Jones will also pull up to pit. Theriault too.

 

9:59

Kenseth pits now that we are back to yellow.

 

9:57

Downey’s car is battered but fixable. The driver however may be done for the night. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:57

The wreck as it happened. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:56

Brent Downey is being tended to by the medical staff for a hand injury.

 

9:55

Jay Niewiek with major damage. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:55

Rick Turner needs some work. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:54

Tim DeVos’ car is done for the night. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:54

Landon Cling with damage. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:53

Terry VanHaitsma after hard contact with the wall. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:52

We go RED

 

9:52

CAUTION – Multi-car wad in Turn Three. Hausler,  Turner, VanHaitsma, Niewiek, Cling, and Gullatta. Major damage to three or four of these cars.

 

9:51

RESTART: Griffin with the advantage into Turn One. He will clear down the back.

 

9:50

One to go until we get the green. We will restart with 138 of 251 laps in the books

 

9:49

RUNNING ORDER – Lap 135:

1 Griffin
2 VanDoorn
3 Reaid
4 Pollard
5 Kenseth

6 Theriault
7 Jones
8 Meeuwsen
9 Campbell
10 Roahrig

11 Hermiller
12 Hobson
13 VanHaitsma
14 Bozell
15 Mitchell

16 Finley
17 DeVos (appears to be the first car a lap down)
18 Braden
19 Lake
20 Downey

21 Niewiek
22 Hausler
23 Turner
24 Bisacky
25 Gullatta

26 Hantz
27 Tweedy
28 Cling
29 Bowen
30 Sensiba

31 Anthony
32 Bush

 

9:49

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9:48

Caution being extended for debris on the frontstretch

 

9:47

He failed to advance past the last chance race.

 

9:47

Comment From Guest 

What happened to Brandon Oakley #51, why is he not shown in the running order?

 

9:47

Comment From Bill 

Go Trey! PA fan club

 

9:47

Comment From Nick Smith 

Come on Phil Bozell #04!

 

9:46

Finley has pitted multiple times under this yellow.

 

9:46

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9:46

Chad Finley in once again to repair damage. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:45

Rick Turner with problems as he left pit road with the gas can still attached.

 

9:45

Running Order – Top-Ten with state

1 Derrick Griffin (IN)
2 Johnny VanDoorn (MI)
3 T.J. Reaid (GA)
4 Bubba Pollard (GA)
5 Ross Keneth (IL)
6 Austin Theriault (ME)
7 Kyle Jones (OH)
8 Ross Meeuwsen (MI)
9 Brian Campbell (MI)
10 Tyler Roahrig (IN)

Some good variety of hometowns represented by our leaders.

 

9:45

Finley back in as problems for the team with the gas can. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:43

Pitting: Bozell, Hobson, Mitchell.

 

9:43

We have reached the halfway point under yellow.

 

9:42

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9:42

Comment From #21 FAN 

Come on DG!!!!#21

 

9:42

That was an intense set of about 10 laps of racing as old tires and new tires were intermingled throughout the pack.

 

9:42

Great battles up front here at Berlin. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:42

CAUTION – Lap 125: Finley around on the back.

 

9:41

Lap 125: T.J. Reaid to third past Bozell. Pollard fifth, then Kenseth and Theriault.

 

9:41

Lap 123: Reaid to fourth past Kenseth. Then comes Pollard, Hobson, and Theriault.

 

9:41

Lap 123: Three wide for a second. VanDoorn makes the bold move, sandwiching out Kenseth. VanDoorn clear to second

 

9:40

Lap 122: Griffin has a full straightaway lead as the battle for second rages.

 

9:40

Lap 120: Kenseth and Bozell now side by side for second as VanDoorn looks for a lane by.

 

9:40

Throughout pit road every team is in agreement that they’ll all have to make at least one more stop before the race is over.

 

9:39

Lap 116:  VanDoorn now by Reaid for fourth as both drivers clear Hobson. Hobson back to 6th, Pollard 7th.

 

9:39

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9:39

Lap 115: VanDoorn back to 5th past Pollard.

 

9:39

Lap 113: Reaid back by Pollard as Hobson is holding up both lines.

 

9:38

Lap 110: Griffin with a large lead. Now Pollard around Reaid for fifth. Hobson maintains fourth on old tires in front of these newly-rubbered machines.

 

9:38

Lap 108: Lead change. 2011 ARCA/CRA Super Series champ Derrick Griffin clears Kenseth. Hobson and Reaid make contact in fourth as new tires meets old.

 

9:38

The pit crew on Finley’s machine initially went to the wrong side of the car before correcting themselves and had to bring him back in.

 

9:37

RESTART – Griffin and Kenseth side by side into Turn One.

 

9:37

Chad Finley back on pit road to tighten lugnuts. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:36

Niewiek in the spin. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:36

Doubling up.

 

9:36

Now CRA officials will try to get all the ducks in a row on the track. Speaking of ducks, in case you missed the announcement earlier today, the cast of Duck Dynasty will be here at Berlin for a special appearance & event August 3rd.

 

9:36

Kay Niewiek in the 84 before the spin.

 

 

9:35

Looks like the top four stayed out. It’s Kenseth, Griffin ,Hobson, Bozell, Reaid, Pollard, Campbell, VanDoorn, Mitchell, and Theriault the top-ten.

 

9:34

Finley (Left) and VanDoorn (Right) make stops. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:34

Reaid wins the race off pit road. Then Pollard, Campbell, VanDoorn, Mitchell, Theriault, Kyle Jones, Hermiller, and Meeuwsen.

 

9:34

Kenseth stays out to inherit the lead with Griffin and Hobson in tow.

 

9:33

Niewiek refires (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:33

Most all the leaders now pitting. VanDoorn leads the parade on.

 

9:32

Dave Sensiba is in after the green flag came back out. The shifter is broke inside the cockpit. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:32

Comment From 29 FAN 

You’ve got a huge fan base cheering you on from all over Austin! Keep up the good work!

 

9:32

CAUTION – Lap 102: Niewiek spins out on the frontstretch in front of about 6 cars. He is lucky that everyone is able to avoid.

 

9:32

Lap 101: Meeuwsen completes the pass. Pollard under and by Jones for fourth.

 

9:31

Lap 100 of 251: Johnny VanDoorn long gone as Meeuwsen pulls up to challenge Finley for second.

 

9:31

Lap 98: Kensety by Roahrig for ninth and Reaid for eighth on the same circuit.

 

9:31

RESTART: VanDoorn with another fine restart. Finley tucks into second though Jones thought about poking his fender in there heading into Turn One.

 

9:30

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9:29

Doubling up for the restart.

 

9:29

Limited view for Bowen. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:28

Anderson Bowen back in for more work to his temporary Modified. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:28

Cling and Lake will make a second pit stop under this yellow.

 

9:28

Comment From grandmother 

doing great Trey, keep it up!

 

9:28

Running Order – Lap 90:

1 Johnny VanDoorn
2 Chad Finley
3 Kyle Jones
4 Ross Meeuwsen
5 Bubba Pollard

6 Austin Theriault
7 T.J. Reaid
8 Brian Campbell
9 Tyler Roahrig
10 Ross Kenseth

11 Trey Mitchell
12 Brandon Hermiller
13 Travis Braden
14 Derrick Griffin
15 Josh Hobson

16 Tim DeVos
17 Brent Downey
18 Terry VanHaitsma
19 Zak Hausler
20 Scott Hantz

21 Caleb Bisacky
22 Phil Bozell
23 Rick Turner
24 Jay Niewiek
25 Dave Lake

26 Nick Gullatta
27 Dave Sensiba
28 Kenny Tweedy
29 Landon Cling
30 Anderson Bowen

31 Chris Anthony
32 Lauren Bush

 

9:27

Nick Gullatta heads back out after service. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:26

Caleb Bisacky takes two right sides. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:25

Pitting: DeVos, Griffin, Hobson, Bisacky.

 

9:25

Rough weekend for Bowen. Blew an engine in his primary car, wrecks his backup and now his hood has buckled up and he can’t pilot his way back to the pits.

 

9:24

Again the leaders pit crews prepare as if their driver is pitting.

 

9:24

Anderson Bowen was the car off. He spun out of Turn Two and collected the tire pit. His front end is pretty well toasted.

 

9:23

CAUTION – Lap 86: one car off in Turn Two.

 

9:23

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9:23

Lap 85: Single file around Berlin now, teams trying to conserve as much as possible in the first half of this 251 lap race.

 

9:23

The action upfront. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:22

Lap 82: VanDoorn leads Finley, Jones, Meeuwsen, and Pollard. Then Theriault, Reaid, Campbell, Griffin, and Roahrig. Kenseth takes 11th.

 

9:21

Lap 78: Kenseth now leading the charge of the drivers who pitted, he is looking at Hobson for 11th.

 

9:21

Chris Anthony had called it a night due to Rear End issues. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:21

Lap 77: VanDoorn out already on Finley by a second and a half.

 

9:20

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9:20

Lap 76:  Reaid now closing on Theriault for sixth. DeVos, first car to pit, up to 13th.

 

9:20

Lap 75: Pollard by Theriault for P5.

 

9:19

Lap 73: Meeuwsen back by Theriault for fourth.

 

9:19

Chris Anthony is fighting a drive train issue on the #55 and haven’t quite figured out the problem yet.

 

9:19

Lap 70: Theriault gave Jones a run for third but had to tuck back in line.

 

9:18

RESTART: VanDoorn clears Finley who will tuck in line to second.

 

9:18

Running Order –  Lap 66 of 251:

1 John VanDoorn
2 Chad Finley
3 Kyle Jones
4 Austin Theriault
5 Ross Meeuwsen

6 Bubba Pollard
7 Derrick Griffin
8 T.J. Reaid
9 Brian Campbell
10 Tyler Roahrig

11 Josh Hosbson
12 Trey Mitchell
13 Brandon Hermiller
14 Tim DeVos (first out of the pits)
15 Ross Kenseth
16 Travis Braden (free pass)

17 Phil Bozell (-1)
18 Jay Niewiek
19 Caleb Bisacky
20 Nick Gullatta

21 Anderson Bowen
22 Rick Turner
23 Terry VanHaitsma
24 Brent Downey
25 Zak Hausler

26 Scott Hantz
27 Landon Cling (-2)
28 Dave Sensiba
29 Dave Lake
30 Kenny Tweedy

31 Chris Anthony (OFF)
32 Lauren Bush (OUT)

 

9:17

Both VanDoorn and Finley’s crews tried to “one up” each other by acting like they were both pitting. Neither team bought it.

 

9:16

Dave Lake comes in for fuel and adjustments. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:15

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9:14

Landon Cling and several others towards the middle and back of the field come in. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:13

Scott Hantz on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:13

Well, looks like the lead lap cars were playing a poker hand. Most all the lead lap cars stay out. DeVos was the highest up car to pit. We’ll reset the running order in a moment.

 

9:13

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9:12

Braden indeed remains on the lead lap thanks to the timing of this caution.

 

9:12

VanDoorn and Finley’s crews are getting ready for pit stops.

 

9:12

We expect most if not all the leaders to pit here.

 

9:11

CAUTION – Lap 61: Landon Cling spins into Turn One. Braden had just gotten lapped and should get the free pass.

 

9:10

Brian Campbell and Bubba Pollard. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:10

Lap 60: Braden now desperately fighting to stay on the lead lap from 16th place.

 

9:10

Lap 59: VanDoorn laps Dave :Lake (17th).

 

9:10

Lap 58: VanDoorn laps Bozell (18th).

 

9:10

Lap 57: Three-wide amongst lapped cars of Bowen, VanHaitsma, and Anthony.

 

9:10

In addition to being 1-2 on the track, VanDoorn and Finley are also next to each other on pit road as well. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:09

Lap 55: Reaid by Campbell for 9th.

 

9:09

Lap 54: Pollard now takes sixth from DeVos.

 

9:09

Lap 53:  Pollard to seventh by Griffin.

 

9:08

Comment From Jennifer from Troy, AL 

Bubba Pollard is really moving up thru the field!!

 

9:08

Comment From Matt 

Come on Kyle Jones! Keep up the good run!!!

 

9:08

Lap 52: Finley is about a third of a lap back in the runner-up spot.

 

9:08

Lap 51: VanDoorn laps Bisacky and Downey. Braden is now the last car in the lead lap in 18th.

 

9:08

Lap 50 of 251: DeVos, Griffin, and Pollard nose to tail from 6th to 8th.

 

9:07

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9:07

Lap 48 – Running Order of all lead lap cars:

1 VanDoorn
2 Finley
3 Jones
4 Theriault
5 Meeuwsen

6 DeVos
7 Griffin
8 Pollard
9 Campbell
10 Reaid

11 Roahrig
12 Hobson
13 Mitchell
14 Hermiller
15 Kenseth

16 Lake
17 Bozell
18 Braden
19 Downey
20 Bisacky

 

9:07

Crew Chief, Butch VanDoorn watches his brother, Johnny VanDoorn pace the field in the early going. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:07

The 61 is looking good tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:06

Lap 44: Hantz is lapped. A full straightaway separates VanDoorn from the next car, Caleb Bisacky (20th)

 

9:06

Possible transmission problems for Chris Anthony. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:06

Lap 43: Campbell under DeVos now for sixth.  Griffin meanwhile is wrestling Reaid for eighth.

 

9:06

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9:05

Lap 42: Campbell now peeks under DeVos looking for 6th.

 

9:05

Race action. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:05

Lap 40: VanDoorn will lap Hausler. Next up is Scott Hantz, who had to win the last chance race to get in.

 

9:04

Lap 39: Pollard by Roahrig to crack the top-ten.

 

9:04

Lap 38: Meeuwsen by DeVos to reclaim fifth.

 

9:04

Lap 36: Cling, Gullatta, and Niewiek now all a lap down.

 

9:03

Lap 35: Braden cracks the top-twenty and Pollard is about to crack the top-ten as he closes in on Roahrig.

 

9:03

Lap 33: Finley by Kyle Jones for second. Top-Ten: VanDoorn, Finley, Jones, Theriault, DeVos, Meeuwsen,  Campbell, Reaid, Griffin, and Roahrig.

 

9:02

Lap 32: VanHaitsma loses the lead lap. Next up is Gullatta and Niewiek.

 

9:02

Lap 30: Tweedy and Turner also go down a lap. VanDoorn still leads by a second.

 

9:01

Lap 28: Roahrig to tenth paas Hobson. Pollard now pursues Hobson.

 

9:01

Lap 27: Bowen also goes down a lap. Braden up to 22nd after starting shotgun.

 

9:01

Lap 26: VanDoorn already in lapped traffic. Sensiba is the first to lose the lead lap.

 

9:01

Lap 25: Theriault by Meeuwsen for fourth. Anthony will hit pit road after sustaining damage.

 

9:00

Lap 25: Anthony in the wall exiting Turn Four, loses several spots.

 

9:00

Lap 23: Bubba Pollard has risen to 12th.

 

9:00

Lap 22: Theriault moves into fifth past Meeuwsen. Top-ten: VanDoorn, Jones, Finley, DeVos, Theriault, Meeuwsen, Campbell, Reaid, Griffin, Hobson.

 

8:59

Lap 21: DeVos by Meeuwsen for fourth and Theriault looks to capitalize.

 

8:59

Lap 20: VanDoorn turning laps in the 16.3 range. Rest of the field stuck in the 16.5s

 

8:59

Lap 19: DeVos is clear back into fifth. Roahrig by Lake for 11th.

 

8:59

An empty pit road, for now. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:58

Lap 17: Still side-by-side for fifth. It’s VanDoorn, Jones, Finley, Meeuwsen and then DeVos over Theriault by a nose.

 

8:58

Lap 15: Theriault pulls up alongside DeVos for fifth. Griffin wins his battle with Hobson for ninth.

 

8:57

Lap 13: First battle is now for ninth. Hobson and Griffin side-by-side there.

 

8:57

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8:57

Lap 12: VanDoorn with a five carlength lead on Jones. Reaid continues to backslide. Theriault to sixth, Campbell seventh, and Reaid eighth.

 

8:56

Lap 11: DeVos under and by Reaid for fifth.

 

8:56

Lap 10: Meeuwsen gets fourth. Now DeVos and Theriault are the first side by side battle as they go at it for sixth.

 

8:56

Lap 9: Finley clear into third as Meeuwsen pulls under Reaid for fourth.

 

8:56

RESTART – VanDoorn clears Jones into Turn One. Finley and Reaid keep fighting for third.

 

8:55

Flagstand now giving the command to double up. Braden has come to 28th since the start of the race when he lined up 32nd.

 

8:54

Anderson Bowen pitted under this yellow.

 

8:53

Crazy start to the race. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:53

Lauren Bush was able to take the green flag with her badly mangled machine due to her qualifying crash and has called it a night. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:53

Running Order – Lap 5:

1 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2 21J Kyle Jones
3 42 Chad Finley
4 41 T.J. Reaid
5 99 Ross Meeuwsen
6 29 Austin Theriault
7 12 Tim DeVos
8 20 Brian Campbell
9 21 Derrick Griffin
10 47 Trey Mitchell

 

8:52

Spotters in the stand say the incident started when Ross Kenseth gave Bisacky a tap exiting Turn Two.

 

8:52

The 101 of Lauren Bush was smoking heavily before the end of the first lap. She has already pulled in for the night.

 

8:52

Niewiek also ran off the track.

 

8:51

Involved: VanHaitsma, Bisacky, Tweedy, and others.

 

8:51

CAUTION – Lap 1: Multi-car wreck on the backstretch.

 

8:51

START- Johnny VanDoorn stands on her and easily clear into Turn One. Kyle Jones and Chad Filey get by Reaid for seocnd and third.

 

8:50

Lauren Bush drops to the rear. She has told 51 she plans to run until the first caution or until she gets lapped. She was involved in a qualifying accident.

 

8:49

Wave lap. Fans in the stands salute the drivers who in turn salute the Michigan racing faithful.

 

8:49

A coil wire was the culprit on Travis Braden’s machine who is now back on the track. Braden will have his work cut out for him as he’ll have to start at the rear of the field due to having to pit.

 

8:49

30 MPH

 

8:49

Comment From flav 

is there a pit road speed tonight?

 

8:48

Comment From Guest 

Dayton, Ohio Go Kyle Jones!!

 

8:48

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8:48

Second pace car dips off, field now fully doubling up.

 

8:47

Comment From Dean 

Let’s Go Ross Kenseth

 

8:46

251 Laps tonight. Caution laps WILL count. Live pit stops from Lap 1 to Lap 251.

 

8:45

Comment From scorer27 

oh yeah, Go Anderson Bowen….Get that trophy Georgia Guys!

 

8:45

Comment From Guest 

Classic Pro Lube, Senoia, GA is Bubba Pollard’s #1 fan. Go Bubba. We are pulling for you!

 

8:45

Comment From SHANE N.B Canada 

Thanks for the coverage again SPEED51. go Theriault ,Mitchell,hausler. TUNE THEM IN CROOKS

 

8:45

Comment From W.B.R. 

#21 derrick griffin muncie indiana

 

8:45

Comment From Nick Bonstell 

Iowa (Formerly of GR) Either JVD or Campbell

 

8:44

Braden finally has  power under his hood. Now we’ll have to see where he gets to start. But for now it looks like they have moved him to the rear. T.J. Reaid is alongside pole sitter VanDoorn

 

8:44

Starting fourth, T.J. Reaid. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:44

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8:44

Comment From Rob Liedel 

Southgate, MI. JVD!

 

8:44

Comment From scorer27 

Canton, GA….Go BP, Go TJ!

 

8:43

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Starting Line-Up (Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251)
1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2. 01 Travis Braden
3. 21 Kyle Jones
4. 41 T.J. Reaid
5. 42 Chad Finley
6. 99 Ross Meeuwsen
7. 222 Caleb Bisacky
8. 29 Austin Theriault
9. 20 Brian Campbell
10. 12 Tim DeVos
11. 47 Trey Mitchell
12. 101 Lauren Bush
13. 55 Dave Lake
14. 21 Derrick Griffin
15. 24 Tyler Roahrig
16. 77 Josh Hobson
17. 26 Bubba Pollard
18. 55 Chris Anthony
19. 6 Brandon Hermiller
20. 25 Brent Downey
21. 04 Phil Bozell
22. 19 Zak Hausler
23. 2 Kenny Tweedy
24. 84 Jay Niewiek
26. 25 Ross Kenseth
27. 72 Scott Hantz
28. 177 Landon Cling
29. 48 Dave Sensiba
30. 131 Nick Gullatta
31. 26 Rick Turner
32. 29 Anderson Bowen

 

8:43

Comment From Guest 

Yvonne, Aberdeen SD, Ross Kenseth #25!

 

8:43

No fire yet for Braden. He has made a full pace lap with a push truck behind him.

 

8:42

Comment From j.woodring 

77 Landon cling SNR muncie indiana

 

8:42

Comment From Lenny 

Go Pollard,Tuning in from KY

 

8:42

We are rolling for pace laps.

 

8:41

Comment From Guest 

san antoniotx and travis braden

 

8:41

Comment From Kerry192947 

Let’s go boys!! #Theriault#Hausler#Mitchell love and luck!

 

8:41

Comment From Jennifer from Troy, AL 

Good Luck tonight Bubba #26!!!

 

8:41

Braden needs a push to get started.

 

8:41

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8:40

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8:37

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8:36

Chad Finley will roll off fifth in the field. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:36

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8:35

Brian Campbell gets strapped in for 251 laps. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:33

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8:30

Driver Introductions continue as the dignitaries greet the starters. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:26

The field is gridded and driver intros have started. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:25

Drivers now being introduced. Ross Kenseth gets a very healthy round of applause.

 

8:24

The starting grid gets their instructions before driver introductions. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:21

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8:16

Comment From [email protected] 

really glad the promoters put Anderson Bowen and Rick Turner in the field Favorite: #25 Ross Kenseth, #26 Bubba Pollard, #1 Cody Coughlin and #29 Austin Theriault you go guys

 

8:16

The field gets ready. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:15

Brandon Hermiller gets a Eddie Chew bearhug (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:13

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8:12

Texas’ Trey Mitchell (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:10

Comment From Rob Liedel 

Way to go Hantz. 251 laps to get her to the front tonight. Thanks Speed 51 fir the coverage!

 

8:10

Followed by Tim DeVos (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:09

Theriault and team push the 29 to the grid (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:08

Tyler Roahrig (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:07

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8:06

Travis Braden looks for the weekend sweep (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:06

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Starting Line-Up (Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251)
1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2. 01 Travis Braden
3. 21 Kyle Jones
4. 41 T.J. Reaid
5. 42 Chad Finley
6. 99 Ross Meeuwsen
7. 222 Caleb Bisacky
8. 29 Austin Theriault
9. 20 Brian Campbell
10. 12 Tim DeVos
11. 47 Trey Mitchell
12. 101 Lauren Bush
13. 55 Dave Lake
14. 21 Derrick Griffin
15. 24 Tyler Roahrig
16. 77 Josh Hobson
17. 26 Bubba Pollard
18. 55 Chris Anthony
19. 6 Brandon Hermiller
20. 25 Brent Downey
21. 04 Phil Bozell
22. 19 Zak Hausler
23. 2 Kenny Tweedy (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
24. 84 Jay Niewiek (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
25. 21 Terry VanHaitsma (Berlin Promoters Choice)
26. 25 Ross Kenseth (Berlin Promoters Choice)
27. 72 Scott Hantz (Winner of the Last Chance Race)
28. 177 Landon Cling (2nd Place in the Last Chance Race)
29. 48 Dave Sensiba (3rd Place in the Last Chance Race)
30. 131 Nick Gullatta (4th Place in the Last Chance Race)
31. 26 Rick Turner (CRA Promotors Choice)
32. 29 Anderson Bowen (CRA Promoters Choice)

 

8:06

The Super Late Models are being pushed out to the grid right now.

 

8:05

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8:04

Randy Veldman gives his winners’ interview from the roof (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:04

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8:04

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8:03

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8:03

Comment From Lenny 

Congrats to Veldman on the win

 

8:02

Unofficial Finishing Order
Sportsman Division – 25 Laps

1 1 Randy Veldman 25
2 33 Allen Davis 25
3 15 Scott Root 25
4 26 Brian Thorne 25
5 40 Dave Cutler 25
6 89 Kirk Meissner 25
7 51 Shawn Simon 25
8 77 Gerry Shepard 25
9 20 Tyler Nawrocki 25
10 17 Jared Miller 25
11 84 Steve Thompson 25
12 9 Tyler Sterken 25
13 11 Tim Stuart 25
14 38 Maurice Davis 9
15 50 Bill Funk 4

 

8:01

CHECKERED: Randy Veldman captures the Sportsman feature over Allen Davis and Scott Root.

 

8:01

WHITE: Davis came back in Turns 3 & 4. But Veldman pulls the slide job to clear again as they cross the stripe.

 

8:00

RESTART – Veldman with a good jump, he clears Davis into turn one.

 

7:59

Running Order:

1 Randy Veldman
2 Allen Davis
3 Dave Cutler
4 Scott Root
5 Brian Thorne

6 Tim Stuart
7 Kirk Meissner
8 Gerry Shepard
9 Shawn Simon
10 Tyler Nawrocki

 

7:59

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7:59

Super Late Models prep for the race.

 

 

7:58

CAUTION – Lap 23: Tim Stuart spins out.

 

7:57

Lap 22 – Three to go. Veldman now pulling away. Cutler has hung onto third and is closing on Davis for the runner-up spot.

 

7:56

Lap 21: Randy Veldman clear into the lead. Cutler and Thorne side by side for third.

 

7:56

Lap 20 – Five to go. Veldman leader that lap by .001 seconds.

 

7:56

Lap 18: Still side by side. Davis hanging tough on the outside and leads that lap by a nose.

 

7:55

Lap 16: Now Veldman is door to door for the lead.

 

7:55

Lap 15: Ten to go. Davis keeps chopping off Veldman entering Turn One.

 

7:54

Lap 14: Cutler now pulls up to Veldman’s outside. But Veldman gets a great bite in the middle of three and four and pulls under Davis for the lead.

 

7:54

Lap 13: Halfway. Davis with a very narrow lead over Veldman and Cutler. Root and Thorne again duking it out for fourth.

 

7:53

Lap 10 – Thorne clear into fourth. 15 laps to go.

 

7:53

Lap 9: Thorne under Root for fourth.

 

7:52

Lap 8: The top-five are all nose to tail : Davis, Veldman, Cutler, Root, and Thorne.

 

7:52

Lap 7: Veldman thought about ducking under Davis that time entering Turn One but Davis slams the door.

 

7:52

Lap 6: Veldman is not letting Davis get away. He draws a bead on the leader and pulls back up to the rear bumper.

 

7:51

Lap 5: Brian Thorne under by Tim Stuart for fifth.

 

7:51

Lap 3: Third is Dave Cutler, fourth to Scott Root, and fifth to Tim Stuart.

 

7:50

Lap 2:  Allen Davis now powers into the lead from the inside line.

 

7:50

251 UPDATE: 26 Rick Turner and 29 Anderson Bowen have been added as CRA Provisionals for a 32-car starting field.

 

7:50

Lap 1: Still side-by-side after the entire first lap. Give it to Veldman by a nose.

 

7:50

START – Veldman with the jump on the start into Turn One.

 

7:49

Sportsman feature is now rolling. Allen Davis and Randy Veldman will be the front row.

 

7:48

Tonight’s winner trophy (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:46

Berlin Raceway unveils that Duck Dynasty cast members will be here for a special meet and greet and event August 3 (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:45

Crews work on Rick Turner’s damaged ride. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:44

The track’s two seater is going to help unveil the big announcement (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:44

Lauren Bush’s car is battered, but she’ll start the 251. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:42

Hantz wins last chance race. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:42

Comment From j.woodring 

comgrats 77 Clingand SNR making the feature race ,,wheeew

 

7:42

Comment From Guest 

Hantz won last chance at 2010 snowball derby. He then finished 3rd in the race

 

7:42

Comment From Rob Liedel 

Way to go Hantz. 251 laps to get her to the front tonight. Thanks Speed 51 fir the coverage!

 

7:42

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Starting Line-Up (Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251)
1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2. 01 Travis Braden
3. 21 Kyle Jones
4. 41 T.J. Reaid
5. 42 Chad Finley
6. 99 Ross Meeuwsen
7. 222 Caleb Bisacky
8. 29 Austin Theriault
9. 20 Brian Campbell
10. 12 Tim DeVos
11. 47 Trey Mitchell
12. 101 Lauren Bush
13. 55 Dave Lake
14. 21 Derrick Griffin
15. 24 Tyler Roahrig
16. 77 Josh Hobson
17. 26 Bubba Pollard
18. 55 Chris Anthony
19. 6 Brandon Hermiller
20. 25 Brent Downey
21. 04 Phil Bozell
22. 19 Zak Hausler
23. 2 Kenny Tweedy (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
24. 84 Jay Niewiek (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
25. 21 Terry VanHaitsma (Berlin Promoters Choice)
26. 25 Ross Kenseth (Berlin Promoters Choice)
27. 72 Scott Hantz (Last Chance Race #1)
28. 77c Landon Cling (Last Chance Race #2)
29. 48 Dave Sensiba (Last Chance Race #3)
30. 131 Nick Gullatta (Last Chance Race #4)

DNQ: Rick Turner, Anderson Bowen, Jordan Sims, Brandon Oakley, Ali Kern

 

7:42

The remains of Ali Kern’s car. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:39

Lap 15 – CHECKERED:

1 72 – Scott Hantz
2 77c – Landon Cling
3 48 – Dave Sensiba
4 131 – Nick Gullatta (last transfer spot)
5 26 – Rick Turner
6 29 – Anderson Bowen
7 47 – Jordan Sims
8 51 – Brandon Oakley
9 28 – Ali Kern

 

7:39

Lap 14 – WHITE – All-time series win leader Scott Hantz looks as though he will earn another series start as he cruises in the last chance race.

 

7:38

Start of last chance race. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:38

Lap 13: Turner and Bowen have fallen well off the top-four now.

 

7:38

Lap 10: Five to go in this last change race. Hantz,  Cling, Sensiba, Gullatta have pulled away with the four transfer spots.

 

7:37

Lap 9: Gullatta takes fourth at the stripe. Turner fights back but has to ultimately tuck back in line.

 

7:37

Lap 8: Bowen up to sixth, looking for a lane as Turner and Gullatta duke it out.

 

7:36

Comment From Sterling cling 

Get em LC

 

7:36

Lap 7: Turner by a nose in the transfer spot.

 

7:36

Lap 6: Sensiba hangs on to third as Gullatta under Turner for fourth. Oakley off the pace.

 

7:36

RESTART – Hantz and Cling sail into Turn One as the lead duo.

 

7:36

Bowen returns to the track but goes from 5th to 8th.

 

7:35

Bowen did indeed pit and will need to hurry as the field is given the one to go signal.

 

7:35

Ali Kern’s night is over. She was the Co-Rookie points leader coming into the weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:35

Bowen looks like he is pulling up to pit.

 

7:34

This will move Cling up to third. Turner is fourth and now Bowen fifth.

 

7:34

Some damage on Rick Turner’s machine as Kern bounced off the wall.

 

7:33

CAUTION – Lap 5: Sensiba passed Kern for second. Then Turner gives Kern a nudge exiting Turn Four and she pounds her right front into the outside retaining wall.

 

7:32

RESTART – Hantz with a nice restart,, long gone as Sensiba dives under Kern for second.

 

7:31

Running Order:

1 72 Hantz
2 28 Kern
3 48 Sensiba
4 26 Turner
———–
5 77 Cling
6 29 Bowen
7 31 Gullatta
8 51 Oakley
9 47 Sims (pitting)

 

7:30

CAUTION – Lap 4: Oakley pops Sims and they both spin out in Turn Three.

 

7:29

Lap 4: Turner takes 4th.

 

7:29

Lap 4: Sensiba moves to third and now Sims gets a nudge from Turner.

 

7:29

Lap 3: Sensiba moves into the transfer spot (4th) with Turner in his tire tracks.

 

7:28

Lap 2: Sims takes third and it’s side-by-side for fourth.

 

7:28

GREEN FLAG – Hantz gets the jump at the line from the high side and takes the lead over Kern down th backstretch.

 

7:25

Last Chance race now rolling.

 

7:22

Top-four advance into this feature.

 

7:21

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7:21

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Last Chance Race Starting Line-Up (15 Laps)
1. 28 Ali Kern
2. 72 Scott Hantz
3. 26 Rick Turner
4. 47 Jordan Sims
5. 29 Anderson Bowen
6. 48 Dave Sensiba
7. 77 Landon Cling
8. 51 Brandon Oakley
9. 131 Nick Gullatta

 

7:20

Lap 8 – CHECKERED: Two heats, two side-by-side battles at the stripe. This heat goes to Allen Davis who beats Kirk Meissner and Brian Thorne.

Tyler Nawrocki, Tim Stuart, Jared Miller, Maurice Davis are the rest of the field.

 

7:19

Lap 7 – WHITE: Davis now in front by a bumper.

 

7:19

Lap 6: Davis and Meissner side by side at the line.

 

7:18

Lap 5: Thorne takes third as Davis begins to size up Meissner for the lead.

 

7:18

Lap 4: Davis clear into second. Thorne under Nawrocki for third.

 

7:18

Lap 3: Meissner clear to the lead as Davis pulls under Nawrocki for second.

 

7:18

Lap 2: New lap, same result. Meissner by a nose and Davis keeps threatening to pull out to make it a three-car duel.

 

7:17

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7:17

Lap 1: Meissner leads at the line by a nose. Allen Davis tries to make it three wide down the front.

 

7:17

GREEN FLAG – Nawrocki and Meissner side by side for the lead.

 

7:17

Heat #2 – Lineup:

1 20 Tyler Nawrocki
2 89 Kirk Meissner
3 33 Allen Davis
4 11 Tim Stuart
5 26 Brian Thorne
6 17 Jared Miller
7 38 Maurice Davis

 

7:16

Gerry Shepard, Dave Cutler, Randy Veldman, Shawn Simon, Bill Funk, and Steve Thompson completed the rest of that heat.

Heat #2 already on the track.

 

7:15

Lap 8 – CHECKERED: Scott Root gets a fine run on the outside line in 3 & 4 to nip Sterken for the heat win.

 

7:15

Lap 7 – WHITE: Sterken making his car as wide as possible as Root and Shepard try to get the heat win.

 

7:15

Lap 6: Root using the outside lane to squirrell around Shepard. He may use that line to pull up alongside Sterken.

 

7:14

Lap 5: Now Shepard looks to put a fender inside Sterken for the lead. Root continued to challenge those two on the outside.

 

7:14

Lap 4:  Root to the outside of Simon for second, but nearly gets squeezed into the wall and has to back out of it.

 

7:13

Lap 3:  Shepard now clear into second as Root and Simon make contact racing for third.

 

7:13

Lap 2: Sterken clears Simon. Shepard looks under Simon for second.

 

7:13

GREEN FLAG – Door to door the entire first lap.

 

7:11

Pace laps begin for the first heat of the evening.

 

7:09

Sportsman Heat #1

1. #9 – Tyler Sterken
2. #51 – Shawn Simon
3. #77 – Gary Shepard
4. #1 – Randy Veldman
5. #40 – Dave Cutler
6. #15 – Scott Root
7. #50 – Bill Funk
8. #84 – Steve Thompson

 

7:08

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7:08

Kasey Kahne here at Berlin Raceway with a hat honoring the late Jason Leffler. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:07

The National Anthem concludes with a bevy of fireworks. We will now move on to the Sportsman heats.

 

7:05

Invocation and National Anthem have started.

 

7:01

Kasey Kanhe gets introduced to the crowd. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:59

Kasey Kahne has arrived as part of the Pre-Race Ceremonies.

 

6:52

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6:47

Remainder of theSchedule of Events for Saturday, June 15
6:50pm – Invocation – Larry Bush
6:55pm – National Anthem – Christy Hamm

7:00pm – Racing
Drivers, Start Your Engines: Random Child
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series Last Chance Race
Auto Body Xperts T-shirt Toss presented by Silver Bullet Firearms
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Feature – 25 Laps /20 min

Pre-Race Ceremonites / Driver Introductions
ARCA/CRA Super Series Feature – 251 Laps

 

6:47

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6:37

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Starting Line-Up (Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251)
1. 61 Johnny VanDoorn
2. 01 Travis Braden
3. 21 Kyle Jones
4. 41 T.J. Reaid
5. 42 Chad Finley
6. 99 Ross Meeuwsen
7. 222 Caleb Bisacky
8. 29 Austin Theriault
9. 20 Brian Campbell
10. 12 Tim DeVos
11. 47 Trey Mitchell
12. 101 Lauren Bush
13. 55 Dave Lake
14. 21 Derrick Griffin
15. 24 Tyler Roahrig
16. 77 Josh Hobson
17. 26 Bubba Pollard
18. 55 Chris Anthony
19. 6 Brandon Hermiller
20. 25 Brent Downey
21. 04 Phil Bozell
22. 19 Zak Hausler
23. 2 Kenny Tweedy (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
24. 84 Jay Niewiek (ARCA/CRA Owners Points)
25. 21 Terry VanHaitsma (Berlin Promoters Choice)
26. 25 Ross Kenseth (Berlin Promoters Choice)
27. Winner of the Last Chance Race
28. 2nd Place in the Last Chance Race
29. 3rd Place in the Last Chance Race
30. 4th Place in the Last Chance Race

 

6:37

Johnny VanDoorn also set fast time for the Rowdy 251 here last year.

 

6:33

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Last Chance Race Starting Line-Up (15 Laps)
1. 28 Ali Kern
2. 72 Scott Hantz
3. 26 Rick Turner
4. 47 Jordan Sims
5. 29 Anderson Bowen
6. 48 Dave Sensiba
7. 77 Landon Cling
8. 51 Brandon Oakley
9. 131 Nick Gullatta

 

6:33

Johnny VanDoorn before his pole lap.

 

 

6:32

The two Berlin Raceway Provisionals will go to: 21 Terry Van Haitsma and 25 Ross Kenseth

 

6:31

Comment From race fan 57 

go Derrick Griffin!

 

6:30

Qualifying Times
ARCA/CRA Super Series Battle At Berlin

1 61 Johnny VanDoorn 16.109
2 01 Travis Braden 16.255
3 21J Kyle Jones 16.259
4 41 T.J. Reaid 16.302
5 42 Chad Finley 16.308
6 99 Ross Meeuwsen 16.316
7 222 Caleb Bisacky 16.356
8 29 Austin Theraiult 16.366
9 20 Brian Campbell 16.399
10 12 Tim DeVos 16.406
11 47M Trey Mitchell 16.413
12 101 Lauren Bush 16.415
13 55 Dave Lake 16.424
14 21 Derrick Griffin 16.425
15 24 Tyler Roahrig 16.451
16 77H Josh Hobson 16.452
17 26 Bubba Pollard 16.483
18 55 Chris Anthony 16.547
19 6 Brandon Hermiller 16.592
20 25 Brent Downey 16.593
21 04 Phil Bozell 16.595
22 19 Zak Hausler 16.598
23 21V Terry VanHaitsma 16.599
24 28 Ali Kern 16.606
25 72 Scott Hantz 16.610
26 26 Rick Turner 16.612
27 47 Jordan Sims 16.628
28 25 Ross Kenseth 16.641
29 29 Anderson Bowen 16.641
30 48 Dave Sensiba 16.645
31 77C Landon Cling 16.646
32 2 Kenny Tweedy 16.670
33 51 Brandon Oakley 16.690
34 84 Jay Niewiek 16.734
35 131 Nick Gullatta 16.768

 

6:27

The two ARCA/CRA Owners Points Provisionals will go to: 2 Kenny Tweedy and 84 Jay Niewiek.

 

6:27

Qualifying is now complete for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS as Johnny VanDoorn picks up his second of the season and 12th Fast Qualifier Award of his career. Full results coming in a few minutes.

 

6:26

99 Ross Meeuwsen – Zeeland, MI
Lap 1: 16.316
Lap 2: 16.322

Hausler on the bubble.

 

6:25

26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, IN
Lap 1: 16.707
Lap 2: 16.612

 

6:24

29 Anderson Bowen – Suwanee, GA
Lap 1: 16.656
Lap 2: 16.641

 

6:24

84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, MI
Lap 1: 16.818
Lap 2: 16.734

 

6:23

6 Brandon Hermiller – Walker, MI
Lap 1: 16.713
Lap 2: 16.592

VanHaitsma goes on the bubble.

 

6:22

21 Terry VanHaitsma – Hudsonville, MI
Lap 1: 16.599
Lap 2: 17.677

Kern now with the bubble time

 

6:22

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6:22

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6:21

61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, MI
Lap 1: 16.198
Lap 2: 16.109 (P1)

Hantz is now on the bubble.

 

6:21

01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, WV
Lap 1: 16.359
Lap 2: 16.255 (FAST TIME)

Sims is now sitting on the bubble in 22nd.

 

6:20

21 Derrick Griffin – South Bend, IN
Lap 1: 16.425
Lap 2: 16.640

Kenseth is now on the bubble.

 

6:20

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6:19

55 Chris Anthony – Walker, MI
Lap 1: 16.806
Lap 2: 16.547

 

6:18

20 Brian Campbell – Wyoming, MI
Lap 1: 16.418
Lap 2: 16.399

 

6:17

55 Dave Lake – Marne, MI
Lap 1: 16.504
Lap 2: 16.424

Sensiba is on the bubble.

 

6:17

Can Travis Braden do it again. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:17

Lauren Bush after pounding the wall. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:17

Qualifying resumes with Dave Lake now on the track.

 

6:16

Bush is Qualified into the show, for now, at eighth fastest.

 

6:14

Double hook for Bush (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:14

Top 5:
1. 21 Kyle Jones 16.259
2. 41 T.J. Reaid 16.302
3. 42 Chad Finley 16.308
4. 222 Caleb Bisacky 16.356
5. 29 Austin Theriault 16.366

 

6:11

As she took the checkered flag, Bush got sideways and slammed the front stretch wall. Yellow Flag is out.

 

6:10

101 Lauren Bush – Hastings, MI
Lap 1: 16.415
Lap 2: 16.761

Cling is on the bubble.

 

6:10

48 Dave Sensiba – Middleville, MI
Lap 1: 16.695
Lap 2: 16.645

Tweedy is on the bubble.

 

6:08

2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
Lap 1: 16.741
Lap 2: 16.670

Oakley is now on the bubble.

 

6:08

Plenty more cars to go. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:07

26 Bubba Pollard – Senoia, GA
Lap 1: 16.645
Lap 2: 16.483

Gullatta now on the bubble.

 

6:06

28 Ali Kern – Fremont, OH
Lap 1: 16.720
Lap 2: 16.606

 

6:06

25 Ross Kenseth – Appleton, WI
Lap 1: 16.641
Lap 2: 16.646

 

6:05

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6:05

29 Austin Theriault – Fort Kent, ME
Lap 1: 16.402
Lap 2: 16.366 (5th Quick)

 

6:04

19 Zak Hausler – Tomball, TX
Lap 1: 16.744
Lap 2: 16.598

 

6:03

47 Trey Mitchell – Wimberley, TX
Lap 1: 16.551
Lap 2: 16.413

 

6:03

41 T.J. Reaid – Acworth, GA
Lap 1: 16.366
Lap 2: 16.302 (2nd Fastest)

 

6:02

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6:02

77 Josh Hobson – Birch Run, MI
Lap 1: 16.452
Lap 2: 16.660

 

6:01

131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, OH
Lap 1: 16.837
Lap 2: 16.768

 

6:00

47 Jordan Sims – Sault Ste. Marie, ONT
Lap 1: 16.628
Lap 2: 16.699

 

6:00

42 Chad Finley – DeWitt, Michigan
Lap 1: 16.308 (2nd Quick)
Lap 2: 16.309

 

5:59

21 Kyle Jones – Germantown, OH
Lap 1: 16.477
Lap 2: 16.259 (FAST TIME)

 

5:58

12 Tim DeVos – Comstock Park, MI
Lap 1: 16.522
Lap 2: 16.406 (2nd Fastest)

 

5:57

72 Scott Hantz – Angola, IN
Lap 1: 16.610 (5th Quick)
Lap 2: 16.623

 

5:57

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5:56

51 Brandon Oakley – Beavercreek, OH
Lap 1: 16.690
Lap 2: 16.734

 

5:56

24 Tyler Roahrig – Plymouth, IN
Lap 1: 16.500
Lap 2: 16.451 (2nd  Fastest)

 

5:55

25 Brent Downey – Brownsburg, IN
Lap 1: 16.593 (2nd Quick)
Lap 2: 16.626

 

5:54

222 Caleb Bisacky – Spring Lake, MI
Lap 1: 16.522
Lap 2: 16.356 (FAST TIME)

 

5:53

77 Landon Cling – Tempe, AZ
Lap 1: 16.783
Lap 2: 16.646

 

5:52

04 Phil Bozell – Portage, MI
Lap 1: 16.620
Lap 2: 16.595

 

5:52

Qualifying has started for the Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251 beginning with Phil Bozell.

 

5:49

CRA’s Glenn Luckett making his way top side. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:48

Bowen lost the motor in the primary car and will be in the backup car. The backup is their normal Super Late Model.

 

5:47

We are just about set to go for Qualifying as the track has opened the gates to allow patrons to cross over one last time before Phil Bozell heads out as the first Qualifier.

 

5:46

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Track Record at Berlin Raceway:
Scott Hantz – 15.829 – 99.615mph – October 10, 2009

 

5:45

The top 22 from Qualifying will be locked into the 251. The next Two will come from the 2013 ARCA/CRA Owners Points filtered by Two more Berlin Promoters Options. Finally the top Four from the 15-Lap Last Chance Race will fill out the 30-car field for the Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251.

 

5:44

Anderson Bowen is on the track turning a couple of laps to make sure everything is up to par after having to go to a back-up car.

 

5:44

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5:42

Most of the field is ready to go. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:41

Three Southern based teams enjoying some Western Michigan hospitality this weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:39

Qualifying Tech Line continues to move forward. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:35

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Qualifying Order
1. 04 Phil Bozell – Portage, MI
2. 177 Landon Cling – Tempe, AZ
3. 222 Caleb Bisacky – Spring Lake, MI
4. 125 Brent Downey – Brownsburg, IN
5. 24 Tyler Roahrig – Plymouth, IN
6. 7. 51 Brandon Oakley ® – Beavercreek, OH
7. 72 Scott Hantz – Angola, IN
8. 12 Tim DeVos – Comstock Park, MI
9. 121 Kyle Jones – Germantown, OH
10. 42 Chad Finley – DeWitt, MI
11. 47 Jordan Sims – Sault Ste. Marie, Ont
12. 131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, OH
13. 77 Josh Hobson – Birch Run, MI
14. 41 T.J. Reaid – Acworth, GA
15. 147 Trey Mitchell – Wimberley, TX
16. 19 Zak Hausler – Tomball, TX
17. 129 Austin Therault – Fort Kent, ME
18. 25 Ross Kenseth – Appleton, WI
19. 28 Ali Kern ® – Fremont, OH
20. 126 Bubba Pollard – Senoia, GA
21. 2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
22. 48 Dave Sensiba – Middleville, MI
23. 101 Lauren Bush – Hastings, MI
24. 155 Dave Lake – Marne, MI
25. 20 Brian Campbell – Wyoming, MI
26. 55 Chris Anthony – Walker, MI
27. 21 Derrick Griffin – South Bend, IN
28. 01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, WV
29. 61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, MI
30. 211 Terry VanHaitsma – Hudsonville, MI
31. 6 Brandon Hermiller – Walker, MI
32. 84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, MI
33. 29 Anderson Bowen ® – Suwanee, GA
34. 26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, IN
35. 99 Ross Meeuwsen – Zeeland, MI

 

5:35

A small delay in the start of Qualifying as teams are still making their way through Chief Tech Inspector, Eddie Chew’s northern version of the “room of doom”

 

5:27

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS teams are making their way through Pre-Qualifying Tech as Qualifying is schedule to go at 5:30pm.

 

5:27

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5:14

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5:12

Qualifying Times
Sportsman Division

1 15 Scott Root 19.291
2 26 Brian Thorne 19.368
3 40 Dave Cutler 19.445
4 11 Samantha Jensen 19.479
5 1 Randy Veldman 19.483
6 33 Allen Davis 19.500
7 77 Gerry Shepard 19.558
8 89 Kirk Meissner 19.604
9 51 Shawn Simon 19.612
10 20 Tyler Nawrocki 19.618
11 9 Tyler Sterken 19.778
12 17 Jared Miller 19.814
13 50 Bill Funk 20.132
14 38 Maurice Davis 20.174
15 84 Steve Thompson 20.246

 

5:12

Ross Kenseth and crew chief Kelly Bires work on some shocks. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:09

That’ll conclude qualifying. Scott Root, who went out first, will be the top qualifier.

 

5:09

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5:09

#51 – Shawn Simon

L1: 19.660
L2: 19.612 (+)

Position: 9th of 15

 

5:08

#11 – Samantha Jensen

L1: 19.479 (+)
L2: 19.565

Position: 4th of 14

 

5:07

Bubba Pollard waits for qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

5:07

#33 – Allen Davis

L1: 19.500 (+)
L2: 19.551

Position: 5th of 13

 

5:06

#1 – Randy Veldman

L1: 19.483 (+)
L2:  20.652

Position: 4th of 12

 

5:06

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5:05

#26 – Brian Thorne

L1: 19.368
L2: 19.477 (+)

Position: 2nd of 11

 

5:04

#38 – Maurice Davis

L1: 20.213
L2: 20.174 (+)

Position: 9th of 10

 

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5:03

#40 – Dave Cutler

L1: 19.445 (+)
L2: 19.449

Position: 2nd of 9

 

5:03

#17 – Jared Miller

L1: 19.869
L2: 19.814 (+)

Position: 6th of 8

 

5:02

#89 – Kirk Meissner

L1: 19.625
L2: 19.604 (+)

Position: 3rd of 7

 

5:01

#77 – Gerry Shepard

L1: 19.569
L2: 19.558 (+)

Position: 2nd after 6

 

5:00

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5:00

#50 – Bill Funk

L1: 20.229
L2: 20.132 (+)

Position: 5th of 5

 

4:59

#84 – Steve Thompson

L1: 21.011
L2: 20.246 (+)

Position: 4th of 4

 

4:58

#20 – Tyler Nawrocki

L1: 19.707
L2: 19.618 (+)

Position:  2nd of 3

 

4:57

#9 – Tyler Sterken

L1: 19.957
L2: 19.778 (+)

Position: 2nd of 2

 

4:56

Sportsman qualifying is now underway.

#15 – Scott Root

L1: 19.291 (+)
L2: 19.303

 

4:52

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4:52

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4:51

Final Practice Times
ARCA/CRA Super Series Battle At Berlin

1 61 Johnny VanDoorn 16.286
2 21J Kyle Jones 16.415
3 29T Austin Theraiult 16.419
4 41 T.J. Reaid 16.461
5 20 Brian Campbell 16.475
6 99 Ross Meeuwsen 16.480
7 19 Zak Hausler 16.486
8 72 Scott Hantz 16.497
9 47 Trey Mitchell 16.529
10 25 Ross Kenseth 16.536
11 42 Chad Finley 16.541
12 12 Tim DeVos 16.576
13 21V Terry VanHaitsma 16.585
14 26P Bubba Pollard 16.619
15 25D Brent Downey 16.624
16 21 Derrick Griffin 16.634
17 222 Caleb Bisacky 16.647
18 77C Landon Cling 16.661
19 24 Tyler Roahrig 16.695
20 51 Brandon Oakley 16.697
21 101 Lauren Bush 16.701
22 77 Josh Hobson 16.707
23 6 Brandon Hermiller 16.740
24 55L Dave Lake 16.763
25 131 Nick Gullatta 16.818
26 55 Chris Anthony 16.822
27 2 Kenny Tweedy 16.835
28 47 Jordan Sims 16.845
29 26 Rick Turner 16.885
30 84 Jay Niewiek 16.981
31 04 Phil Bozell 17.032
32 28 Ali Kern 17.079
33 48 Dave Sensiba 17.091
34 29 Anderson Bowen 17.570

 

4:50

Later this evening, Berlin Raceway Officials are going to be making a major announcement, quite possibly the biggest announcement in Berlin Raceway history. Stay tuned right here to Speed51.com’s Trackside Now Coverage as we break the news as it happens from Berlin Promoter, Mike Bursley.

 

4:48

Kasey Kahne has arrived. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:47

The next on-track activity will be Sportsman Qualifying at 5:10pm.

 

4:46

Practice is now complete for the Inaugural Battle at  Berlin Weekend. Those final ARCA/CRA Times are coming soon.

 

4:46

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4:46

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4:45

Kyle Jones is P2. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:44

Finley’s times did not get him into the top 10 in his mock run.

 

4:44

Johnny VanDoorn cracks a smile as he is done with practice for the day. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:43

Finley has returned to the track and has “mocked up” one last time.

 

4:41

Remainder of theSchedule of Events for Saturday, June 15
5:10pm – Qualifying Begins
Sportsman Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying
6:45pm – Group Lap –
6:50pm – Invocation – Larry Bush
6:55pm – National Anthem – Christy Hamm

7:00pm – Racing
Drivers, Start Your Engines: Random Child
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series Last Chance Race
Auto Body Xperts T-shirt Toss presented by Silver Bullet Firearms
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Feature – 25 Laps /20 min

Pre-Race Ceremonites / Driver Introductions
ARCA/CRA Super Series Feature – 251 Laps

 

4:40

This could be the face of a winner as Austin Theriault has a fast ride. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:39

Five Minutes remaining in the Final Practice of the Weekend (Top 5): VanDoorn 16.286, Jones, Theriault, Reaid, Campbell.

 

4:39

Two fast yellow and black machines. It’s probably safe to assume though that Pollard’s #26 will be the faster of the two tonight (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:38

Travis Braden is very happy with the car today as he and his team have decided the same car they won the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance race with last nightis good enough to revisit victory lane here later tonight.

 

4:37

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4:36

Lauren Bush (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:35

We know that ARCA Fest is a few weeks away, but they already have 77 entries and they keep coming in each day. Drivers Like Bubba Pollard, Brian Campbell and Johnny VanDoorn are on the list as all drivers will flock to The Milwaukee Mile next month for the Howie Lettow Memorial.

 

4:35

Last night’s JEGS/CRA Winner, Travis Braden looks content and relaxed as he will not participate in the final Practice of the weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:33

Chad Finley still looking for more track time (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:33

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4:31

101 Lauren Bush has made it out on the track leaving only Braden as the lone car yet to Practice this session.

 

4:31

Local cars in tech. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:30

Next 5 ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Races
Saturday, June 28 – Winchester Speedway (IN)
Saturday, July 20 – Anderson Speedway (IN)
Friday, July 26 – Lucas Oil Raceway (IN)
Saturday, August 3 – Berlin Raceway (MI)
Sunday, August 11 – Madison International Speedway (WI)

 

4:30

Inaugural CRA champ Kenny Tweedy making some rear end adjustments to his #2 ride (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:29

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4:29

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4:27

Chris Anthony’s car on jackstands, looks like this team is content at this point (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:26

01 Travis Braden and 101 Lauren Bush have yet to come out for this last Practice Session.

 

4:26

Nick Gullatta going to hit the scales again (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:25

20 Minutes Remaining in the Final Practice Session of the Weekend (Top 5): VanDoorn 16.286, Jones, Theriault, Reaid, Meeuwsen.

 

4:22

VanDoorn now is P1 with a 16.286.

 

4:19

Top 5 with 25 minutes remaining: Jones 16.415, Theriault, Reaid, Meeuwsen, Hausler.

 

4:17

Jones is now P1 with a 16.415.

 

4:17

Dave Lake (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:16

Kenny Tweedy and Terry VanHaitsma pass the old backstretch tower (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:16

Austin Theriault goes to P1 again in the second session.

 

4:14

The Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 has become one of the top ARCA CRA Super Series events each year. Last year, Ross Kenseth took home his first win on the tough high-banked quarter-mile oval. Last month, TJ Reaid won the ARCA CRA Super Series event at Anderson Speedway and would like to have a Redbud 300 trophy. There will be two nights of racing with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and CRA Late Model Sportsman Series competing on Friday, July 19. The Stoops Freightliner Redbud 300 takes place on Saturday, July 20. More information can be found atwww.andersonspeedway.com.

 

4:14

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4:13

Jay Niewiek rolls down the backstretch (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:13

Remainder of theSchedule of Events for Saturday, June 15
3:55pm – ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice – 50 minutes / Sportsman Tech
5:10pm – Qualifying Begins
Sportsman Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying
6:45pm – Group Lap –
6:50pm – Invocation – Larry Bush
6:55pm – National Anthem – Christy Hamm
7:00pm – Racing
Drivers, Start Your Engines: Random Child
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series Last Chance Race
Auto Body Xperts T-shirt Toss presented by Silver Bullet Firearms
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Feature – 25 Laps /20 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series B Feature (if needed) – 30 Laps
ARCA/CRA Super Series Feature – 251 Laps

 

4:12

Top 5: Reaid 16.461, Hantz, Kenseth, Finley, Mitchell.

 

4:12

The Flip Merwin Memorial is an event in honor of longtime friend of the Wimmer family and a champion snowmobile racer who lost his life in a tragic racing accident. This will also be the first event of SPS’s Auto Select Triple X Challenge Series, where a driver has the opportunity to take home an additional $15,000 if they win the Flip Merwin Memorial, Larry Detjens Memorial and the Lodi Memorial events this season. You can learn more at www.stateparkspeedway.com.

 

4:12

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4:09

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Qualifying Order
1. 04 Phil Bozell – Portage, MI
2. 177 Landon Cling – Tempe, AZ
3. 222 Caleb Bisacky – Spring Lake, MI
4. 125 Brent Downey – Brownsburg, IN
5. 24 Tyler Roahrig – Plymouth, IN
6. 7. 51 Brandon Oakley ® – Beavercreek, OH
7. 72 Scott Hantz – Angola, IN
8. 12 Tim DeVos – Comstock Park, MI
9. 121 Kyle Jones – Germantown, OH
10. 42 Chad Finley – DeWitt, MI
11. 47 Jordan Sims – Sault Ste. Marie, Ont
12. 131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, OH
13. 77 Josh Hobson – Birch Run, MI
14. 41 T.J. Reaid – Acworth, GA
15. 147 Trey Mitchell – Wimberley, TX
16. 19 Zak Hausler – Tomball, TX
17. 129 Austin Therault – Fort Kent, ME
18. 25 Ross Kenseth – Appleton, WI
19. 28 Ali Kern ® – Fremont, OH
20. 126 Bubba Pollard – Senoia, GA
21. 2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
22. 48 Dave Sensiba – Middleville, MI
23. 101 Lauren Bush – Hastings, MI
24. 155 Dave Lake – Marne, MI
25. 20 Brian Campbell – Wyoming, MI
26. 55 Chris Anthony – Walker, MI
27. 21 Derrick Griffin – South Bend, IN
28. 01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, WV
29. 61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, MI
30. 211 Terry VanHaitsma – Hudsonville, MI
31. 6 Brandon Hermiller – Walker, MI
32. 84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, MI
33. 29 Anderson Bowen ® – Suwanee, GA
34. 26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, IN
35. 99 Ross Meeuwsen – Zeeland, MI

 

4:08

The Stars of the Southern Super Series will have another Gulf Coast Weekend on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22. The first event will take place on Friday, June 21 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL for the running of the SSS 125 Presented by Penske Shocks. Then they will make the one-hour drive west to Mobile International Speedway on Saturday, June 22 for another 125-lap event around the high-banked half-mile oval. You can learn more at www.southernsuperseries.com.

 

4:08

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4:08

We’re down to 35 Teams as Seth Moody has withdrawn from today’s events.

 

4:08

Ross Kenseth flips the visor down as he’s ready for another run (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:07

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4:06

Contemplating tweaks for Bisacky (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:06

Early Top 5: Kenseth 16.536, Finley, Pollard, Theriault, Roahrig.

 

4:05

This is the Final Practice Session of the Weekend for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Super Late Models as the top 22 from Qualifying will be locked into the 251. The next Two will come from the 2013 ARCA/CRA Owners Points filtered by Two more Berlin Promoters Options. Finally the top Four from the 15-Lap Last Chance Race will fill out the 30-car field for the Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251.

 

4:05

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4:03

Comment From fan 

Big thanks to speed51for the great coverage

 

4:00

Final Practice Times
Sportsman Division

1 15 Scott Root 19.328
2 26 Brian Thorne 19.392
3 20 Tyler Nawrocki 19.404
4 33 Allen Davis 19.564
5 40 Dave Cutler 19.685
6 9 Tyler Sterken 19.696
7 89 Kirk Meissner 19.730
8 77 Gerry Shepard 19.735
9 51 Shawn Simon 19.824
10 84 Steve Thompson 19.900
11 17 Jared Miller 20.015
12 11 Samantha Jensen 20.085
13 38 Maurice Davis 20.595

 

4:00

ARCA/CRA Super Late Model are now back on track for practice.

 

3:59

Sportsman practice has come to an end.

 

3:57

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3:57

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3:55

Sportsman competitor, Gerry Shepard on the track. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:52

It’s the most prestigious Outlaw Super Late Model event in the country and it’s back for a 21st time at Michigan’s Kalamazoo Speedway…it’s the Kalamazoo Klash! The Klash brings in the best Outlaw talents from the Midwest plus invaders from all around the country to battle in the event that annually packs the Kalamazoo Speedway grandstands. For more on the Kalamazoo Klash XXI, visitwww.kalamazoospeedway.com.

 

3:52

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3:52

40 Dave Cutler is on the track as well as 15 Scott Root, 38 Maurice Davis and 77 Gerry Shepard.

 

3:51

The Sportsman division is back out and on the track includes: 26 Brian Thorne, 20 Tyler Nawrocki, 33 Allen Davis, 9 Tyler Sterken, 89 Kirk Meissner, 51 Shawn Simon, 84 Steve Thompson, 17 Jared Miller and 11 Samantha Jansen

 

3:50

Practice Times – Session #1
ARCA/CRA Super Series Battle At Berlin

1 29T Austin Threiault 16.363
2 61 Johnny VanDoorn 16.419
3 99 Ross Meeuwsen 16.440
4 42 Chad Finley 16.442
5 01 Travis Braden 16.442
6 55 Chris Anthony 16.492
7 26 Bubba Pollard 16.495
8 20 Brian Campbell 16.501
9 222 Caleb Bisacky 16.511
10 47M Trey Mitchell 16.513
11 19 Zak Hausler 16.599
12 12 Tim DeVos 16.600
13 29 Anderson Bowen 16.632
14 21V Terry VanHaitsma 16.656
15 21 Derrick Griffin 16.659
16 55L Dave Lake 16.668
17 25 Ross Kenseth 16.680
18 24 Tyler Roahrig 16.694
19 131 Nick Gullatta 16.698
20 6 Brandon Hermiller 16.718
21 28 Ali Kern 16.788
22 47 Jordan Sims 16.815
23 21J Kyle Jones 16.844
24 41 T.J. Reaid 16.852
25 26 Rick Turner 16.869
26 72 Scott Hantz 16.873
27 84 Jay Niewiek 16.893
28 2 Kenny Tweedy 16.905
29 77 Josh Hobson 16.930
30 51 Brandon Oakley 16.931
31 25D Brent Downey 16.967
32 77 Landon Cling 16.986
33 101 Lauren Bush 16.986
34 48 Dave Sensiba 17.063
35 04 Phil Bozell 17.341

 

3:48

Johnny VanDoorn timed in second fastest in the first ARCA/CRA Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:48

The ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Late Model Series will pay tribute to one of their heroes on Saturday, June 22 with the running of the Joy Fair Memorial 100 at Flat Rock Speedway in Flat Rock, MI. Joy Fair passed away in December 2011 and the first memorial was held in 2012 with Harold Fair, Jr. taking the win. More information can be found at www.flatrockspeedway.com.

 

3:48

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3:47

Austin Theriault was the fastest car in the first practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:46

That will conclude Practice #1 for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Teams. Those results are coming up in a few minutes. The Sportsman division will be back out in a little bit for their second and final Practice of the day.

 

3:44

Comment From fan 

Wish I could be there looks like the best of the best

 

3:44

101 Lauren Bush finally makes out to Practice with about a minute remaining.

 

3:41

Five Minutes remaining in this Practice. The Berlin Weekly Sportsman division will come back out after the Super Late Models with one more Practice before ARCA/CRA returns for their Final Practice Session of the Weekend starting at 3:55pm., and that last Practice will go for 50 minutes.

 

3:39

Kyle “Rowdy” Busch will be entering the second leg of the PASS La Quebecoise Triple Crown at Autodrome Chaudière in Vallee-Jonction Quebec on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013. This race will be the second race of the prestigious PASS La Quebecoise Triple Crown at the famed high-banked quarter-mile. Busch will be participating in the event, which will undoubtedly be the biggest short track event in the history of the province of Québec, in his #51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Super-Late Model Camry.

For more details, visit www.autodromechaudiere.com

 

3:39

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3:38

Anderson Bowen at speed. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:36

Meeuwsen to third fastest with a 16.440.

 

3:36

Less than 10 minutes remaining in the first of two ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice Sessions (Top 5): Theriault 16.363, VanDoorn, Meeuwsen, Finley, Braden.

 

3:36

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3:36

The second annual Coors Light Summer Showdown will take place on June 27-29 at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA. Last year, over 42 teams from several Western States and Canada competed in the inaugural event. The winner’s share has risen to $12,000 to win with $1,000 to star the 34-car 200-lap event for the Super Late Models. The total purse over the three days of racing is over $80,000. Along with the Super Late Models, the Street Stocks, Mini-Stocks and Pro Four Alliance Series will also be in action.Tickets are on sale now by visiting www.evergreenspeedway.com or calling 360-805-6117.

 

3:34

We agree, it’s a stacked field from top to bottom.

 

3:34

Comment From fan 

This could be a tough race to make

 

3:34

Braden now fourth fastest with a 16.442.

 

3:33

Austin Theriault says this place makes him think of Oxford and Beech Ridge, two tracks in Maine he’s won on. He said the car is really good and it could be better. He’s pleased now with one practice to go.

 

3:33

Comment From Guest 

Good luck to Brandon Oakley and Travis Braden

 

3:32

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3:31

Only two cars have yet to turn any Practice laps: 48 Seth Moody and 101 Lauren Bush as the latter of the two has made her way to the scales after going through the templates.

 

3:30

Top 5 with 15 minutes left: Theriault 16.363, VanDoorn, Finley, Anthony, Braden.

 

3:29

12 Tim DeVos is on the track for the first time this afternoon.

 

3:28

Comment From eric brown 

I say Braden and crew have Berlin figured out.

 

3:28

Chad Finley has been fast for three days here at Berlin and they don’t want to tweak on it too much as the clouds and sun create a mixed track. Finley thinks they have a good shot tonight. The 42 could be owed one after a near miss at the Rattler 250 in March, but he said you can’t look at it that way.

 

3:27

Theriault is now on top of the charts with a 16.363.

 

3:27

Lauren Bush waits as her car goes through tech before heading out for Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:26

Of the top 10, Benjamin and Jack are not here this weekend.

 

3:26

Top 10 in ARCA/CRA Super Series Driver Points coming into the weekend
1. 71 Kyle Benjamin – Easley, South Carolina – 182
2. 2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, Indiana – 180
3. 01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, West Virginia – 172
4. 41 Brent Jack – Butler, Indiana – 170
5. 84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, Michigan – 164
6. 29 Anderson Bowen ® – Suwanee, Georgia – 160
7. 28 Ali Kern ® – Fremont, Ohio – 160
8. 26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, Indiana – 156
9. 51 Brandon Oakley ® – Beavercreek, Ohio – 152
10. 61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, Michigan (1) – 110

 

3:24

Brian Campbell making laps. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:23

This is as busy as we have seen the pits here all weekend. Cars are going in and out and making adjustments and changes.

 

3:23

Top 5: VanDoorn 16.419, Finley, Anthony, Braden, Pollard.

 

3:22

Only Three drivers have yet to participate in this first ARCA/CRA Practice as: 12 Tim DeVos, 48 Seth Moody and 101 Lauren Bush have yet to turn any laps.

 

3:22

We can see Chad Finley is heading out with two fresh tires.

 

3:21

Anderson Bowen has the look of determination as he waits to go back on the track. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:20

20 Brian Campbell is now on the track for the first time this afternoon.

 

3:19

VanDoorn has a strong car, but says its only a five on a scale one to 10. He is likely worried about the long runs.

 

3:18

Finley to P2 with a 16.442.

 

3:18

21 Kyle Jones now on the track for the first time today.

 

3:17

42 Chad Finley makes his first appearance of the afternoon.

 

3:17

Bisacky is now fifth at a 16.511.

 

3:16

Meeuwsen to fifth fastest at a 16.640.

 

3:16

Anthony to second quick with a 16.492.

 

3:16

The 01 of Travis Braden is P3 on the board in the same car he ran and won in last night. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:16

222 Caleb Bisacky is on the track now as well.

 

3:15

55 Chris Anthony is out as well getting dialed in.

 

3:15

VanDoorn to P1 with a 16.419.

 

3:15

99 Ross Meeuwsen has come out for the first time todday.

 

3:14

VanHaitsma goes to third on the charts with a 16.656.

 

3:14

25 Ross Kenseth is on the track and is joined by 61 Johnny VanDoorn and 77 Josh Hobson.

 

3:14

Early Top 5: Braden 16.493, Pollard, Lake, Roahrig, Reaid,

 

3:13

Braden to the top of charts, just like yesterday in JEGS/CRA as he went a 16.493.

 

3:13

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3:13

Matt Kenseth, David Ragan, Kenny Wallace, Joe & John Hunter Nemechek and more will join ARCA Midwest Tour regulars Jonathan Eilen, Nathan Haseleu, Dan Fredrickson, and others in a 150-lap Super Late Model event on the historic Milwaukee Mile to benefit the MACC Fund on July 8-9. Last year, Travis Sauter held off Chase Elliott to win the Howie Lettow Memorial 150 event.

There will be a special pre-race party on Monday, July 8 featuring music from 38 Special. Tickets are on sale now at www.arcafest.com.

 

3:13

A pair of Southern Super Series invaders, 41 T.J. Reaid and 26 Bubba Pollard roll out for the first time this afternoon.

 

3:12

Roahrig had stickers on for this first run.

 

3:12

72 Scott Hantz makes his first appearance of the weekend on the 7/16s (0.437) mile semi-banked paved oval and is joined by 77 Landon Cling, 29 Anderson Bowen, 01 Travis Braden and 55 Dave Lake.

 

3:11

Rick Turner pulls in to the attention of his crew. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:11

Roahrig has jumped to the top of the charts on his first run of the day, 16.709 seconds going on record. Derrick Griffin is next with a 16.869

 

3:11

25 Brent Downey has joined a crowded race track.

 

3:10

21 Derrick Griffin, 28 Ali Kern, 51 Brandon Oakley and 04 Phil Bozell are now all out turning laps.

 

3:10

24 Tyler Roahrig is now on the track as well.

 

3:08

21 Terry VanHaitsma has joined the pack on the race track.

 

3:08

Green Flag is out on this Practice Session.

 

3:07

As some of the cars head down into the infield pits, more cars will be released from the make-ready chute.

 

3:06

For Scott Hantz it will be his first trip out on the track this weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:04

The first group of Super Late Models are rolling out onto the track and they include: 48 Dave Sensiba, 6 Brandon Hermiller, 47 Jordan Sims, 2 Kenny Tweedy, 84 Jay Niewiek, 47 Trey Mitchell, 26 Rick Turner, 29 Austin Theriault, 131 Nick Gullatta and 19 Zak Hausler.

 

3:04

Comment From Ashlynn 

Good Luck Ross Kenseth #25

 

3:04

Changing weather conditions will make getting the set up dialing in tricky this afternoon. After raining a bit this morning and being cool, the sun is starting to peek out and warm parts of this track. Scattered cloudcover is expected to continue through this afternoon.

 

3:02

Big thanks to Port City Racecars for being our presenting sponsor today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:02

Practice Times – Session #1
Sportsman Division

1 1 Randy Veldman 19.520
2 20 Tyler Nawrocki 19.594
3 77 Gerry Shepard 19.613
4 89 Kirk Meissner 19.656
5 51 Shawn Simon 19.753
6 33 Allen Davis 19.901
7 26 Brian Thorne 19.943
8 9 Tyler Sterken 19.947
9 40 Dave Cutler 20.169
10 50 Bill Funk 20.210
11 11 Samantha Jensen 20.428
12 17 Jared Miller 22.222

 

3:02

The ARCA/CRS Super Series Powered by JEGS Teams are waiting on pit road to roll out for their first of two Practice Sessions here this afternoon.

 

3:01

We asked some drivers about the $100,000 bonus and some said it would be a bit unbelievable to win all three races. Someones quest starts today.

 

3:01

Sportsman Practice is complete, those times are coming in a few minutes.

 

3:00

Comment From Steve in SLC 

Good luck Bubba Pollard….bring that trophy south!!

 

3:00

Super Late Models Are coming out next. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:00

Yes they are as Braden and his team decided soon after their win last night in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race that the car they dominated in will be the one they go for the Sweep of the weekend with.

 

3:00

Comment From Guest 

is the 01 in the same car he won in last night?

 

2:58

1 Randy Veldman, 20 Tyler Nawrocki, 77 Gerry Shepard, 89 Kirk Meissner, 51 Shawn Simon, 33 Allen Davis, 26 Brian Thorne, 9 Tyler Sterken, 40 Dave Cutler, 50 Bill Funk, 11 Samantha Jansen and 17 Jared Miller have taken times in Sportsman Practice so far as the ARCA/CRA Drivers Meeting ran a little long, so the Sportsman teams will get a few extra minutes of Practice.

 

2:56

Remainder of theSchedule of Events for Saturday, June 15
2:55pm – ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice #1 – 50 minutes
3:45pm – Practice 2 Begins
Sportsman Practice – 10 minutes
ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice – 50 minutes / Sportsman Tech
5:10pm – Qualifying Begins
Sportsman Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying
6:45pm – Group Lap –
6:50pm – Invocation – Larry Bush
6:55pm – National Anthem – Christy Hamm
7:00pm – Racing
Drivers, Start Your Engines: Random Child
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series Last Chance Race
Auto Body Xperts T-shirt Toss presented by Silver Bullet Firearms
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Feature – 25 Laps /20 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series B Feature (if needed) – 30 Laps
ARCA/CRA Super Series Feature – 251 Laps

 

2:56

Additional cars that have rolled onto the track: #40 Dave Cutler and #33 Allen Davis.

 

2:56

Fastest of these Sportsman machines are running in the 19.5-19.6 second range.

 

2:55

Comment From Montgomery Motorhead 

Good Luck to Southern Super Series hero Bubba Pollard.

 

2:55

The All-American 400 is one of the most prestigious short track events in the country and it’s back in 2013 even bigger and better than before. Set for November 1 and 2 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville in Tennessee, the AA400 will be a return to glory for the event that has seen the biggest names in the sport go to its victory lane. Butch Lindley, Bob Senneker, Rusty Wallace, Darrell Waltrip, Butch Miller, Jeff Purvis, Bobby Gill, Freddie Query, Wayne Anderson and Mike Garvey have all etched their name onto the All-American 400 record books over the years. The top names in Super Late Model racing and more will be on hand to battle for the famed guitar that goes to the AA400 winner. This year’s event will be a Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Super Late Model race co-sanctioned by Champion Racing Association. More details are to be announced soon for this year’s All-American 400. Visitwww.fairgroundsspeedwaynashville.com for more.

 

2:54

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2:53

Sportsman Roster:

9 – Tyler Sterken
20 – Tyler Nawrocki
50 – Bill Funk
26 – Brian Thorne
51 – Shawn Simon
89 – Kirk Meisner
11 – Samantha Jansen
17 – Jared Miller
77 – Gary Shepard
1 – Randy Veldman

 

2:52

Sportsman machines roll onto the track and today’s racing activity begins.

 

2:49

Drivers Meeting has let out.

 

2:48

Sportsman will be the first cars on the track for practice.

 

2:46

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2:46

Chief Tech Inspector, Eddie Chew goes over tech procedures for today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:44

This evening, Berlin Raceway Officials are going to be making a major announcement, quite possibly the biggest announcement in Berlin Raceway history. Stay tuned right here to Speed51.com’s Trackside Now Coverage as we break the news as it happens from Berlin Promoter, Mike Bursley.

 

2:44

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2:43

It will be in pre-race.

 

2:43

Comment From guest 

has Berlin speedway made the big announcement yet? Thanks for the coverage.

 

2:43

The top 22 from Qualifying will be locked into the 251. The next Two will come from the 2013 ARCA/CRA Owners Points filtered by Two more Berlin Promoters Options. Finally the top Four from the 15-Lap Last Chance Race will fill out the 30-car field for the Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251.

 

2:40

Amazingly another Three-Time ARCA/CRA Super Series Champion, Johnny VanDoorn has never won a CRA event here at his home track. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:39

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2:38

Three-Time ARCA/CRA Super Series Champion, Scott Hantz has one career win in CRA competition and the Track Record here at Berlin. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:35

Dave Lake is Three-Time Track Champion here at Berlin as the Marne, Michigan native won those titles in three different divisions. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:33

Maximum of two tires can be changed per caution period.

 

2:32

Caution laps will count tonight during the 251.

 

2:30

Brian Campbell is always considered a heavy favorite here at Berlin Raceway. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:30

Teams will pick their pit stalls after qualifying. This will be based on qualifying results. This could be huge for the pit stops later tonight.

 

2:29

Teams will also have four additional tires for emergency flats. However, they have to have practiced on them.

 

2:29

Travis Braden has 20,000 reasons to be ready for the 251 tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:27

Teams do not have use all 10.

 

2:27

Tim DeVos listens in on the procedures and rules for today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:27

This is a 10 tire race.

 

2:26

There will be no B feature tonight.

 

2:25

Travis Braden has 20,000 reasons to be ready for the 251 later tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:25

We see several teams taking notes during this meeting. We have seen a lot of infractions this season because teams did not pay attention during the pre-race meeting. This is a positive to see this from the teams.

 

2:21

Berlin Raceway Promoter, Mike Bursley addresses the teams. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:19

Derrick Griffin and Johnny VanDoorn make a list of their favorite tracks. Berlin might be on their by the end of the night. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:18

The Drivers Meeting has started. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:16

The ARCA/CRA Super Series Drivers Meeting is about to start and we’re heading that way.

 

2:14

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Track Record at Berlin Raceway:
Scott Hantz – 15.829 – 99.615mph – October 10, 2009

 

2:12

ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Qualifying Order
1. 04 Phil Bozell – Portage, MI
2. 177 Landon Cling – Tempe, AZ
3. 222 Caleb Bisacky – Spring Lake, MI
4. 125 Brent Downey – Brownsburg, IN
5. 24 Tyler Roahrig – Plymouth, IN
6. 148 Seth Moody – Middleville, MI
7. 51 Brandon Oakley ® – Beavercreek, OH
8. 72 Scott Hantz – Angola, IN
9. 12 Tim DeVos – Comstock Park, MI
10. 121 Kyle Jones – Germantown, OH
11. 42 Chad Finley – DeWitt, MI
12. 47 Jordan Sims – Sault Ste. Marie, Ont
13. 131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, OH
14. 77 Josh Hobson – Birch Run, MI
15. 41 T.J. Reaid – Acworth, GA
16. 147 Trey Mitchell – Wimberley, TX
17. 19 Zak Hausler – Tomball, TX
18. 129 Austin Therault – Fort Kent, ME
19. 25 Ross Kenseth – Appleton, WI
20. 28 Ali Kern ® – Fremont, OH
21. 126 Bubba Pollard – Senoia, GA
22. 2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
23. 48 Dave Sensiba – Middleville, MI
24. 101 Lauren Bush – Hastings, MI
25. 155 Dave Lake – Marne, MI
26. 20 Brian Campbell – Wyoming, MI
27. 55 Chris Anthony – Walker, MI
28. 21 Derrick Griffin – South Bend, IN
29. 01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, WV
30. 61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, MI
31. 211 Terry VanHaitsma – Hudsonville, MI
32. 6 Brandon Hermiller – Walker, MI
33. 84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, MI
34. 29 Anderson Bowen ® – Suwanee, GA
35. 26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, IN
36. 99 Ross Meeuwsen – Zeeland, MI

 

2:11

Scott Hantz will be a threat to win tonight (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:05

T.J. Reaid and Derrick Griffin’s team accidentally ‘twinning’ at Berlin. There is no affiliation between these two cars (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:04

Prep ongoing for Zak Hausler’s machine (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:03

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2:03

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2:02

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2:01

One of the most prestigious Super Late Model events in the country celebrates its 30th running in 2013. It’s the World Crown 300 at Jefferson, Georgia’s Gresham Motorsports Park. The World Crown winners’ list reads like a who’s-who in short track racing and drivers from throughout the country will try to etch their name into World Crown history on July 4 in the 30th annual running of the 300-lap event. For more details on the 30th Annual World Crown 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park, visitwww.racegmp.com

 

2:01

Brandon Hermiller is hoping for a better run tonight after crashing out of the JEGS event last evening (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:59

ARCA/CRA Official Cars on the Grounds (36 Total)

1 01 Travis Braden
2 2 Kenny Tweedy
3 6 Brandon Hermiller
4 12 Tim DeVos
5 19 Zak Hausler
6 20 Brian Campbell
7 21 Joe Beaver
8 21J Kyle Jones
9 21V Terry VanHaitsma
10 24 Tyler Roahrig
11 25 Ross Kenseth
12 25D Brent Downey
13 26 Rick Turner
14 26P Bubba Pollard
15 28 Ali Kern
16 29 Anderson Bowen
17 29T Austin Therault
18 41 T.J. Reaid
19 42 Chad Finley
20 47 Jordan Sims
21 47M Trey Mitchell
22 48 Dave Sensiba
23 48M Seth Moody
24 51 Brandon Oakley
25 55 Chris Anthony
26 55L Dave Lake
27 61 Johnny VanDoorn
28 72 Scott Hantz
29 77 Josh Hobson
30 77C Landon Cling
31 84 Jay Niewiek
32 99 Ross Meeuwsen
33 101 Lauren Bush
34 131 Nick Gullatta
35 222 Caleb Bisacky
36 104 Phil Bozell

 

1:59

Phil Bozell will attempt to make his third race of the weekend (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:56

Brian Campbell has four CRA wins here at Berlin. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:54

Tech continues for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Super Late Models. Also on the card today will be the tracks weekly Sportsman division.

 

1:54

At first count we have 37 cars on the grounds.

 

1:43

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1:43

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1:42

Tonight is the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS third race of the 2013 racing season as the Inaugural Battle at Berlin 251 also serves as the first jewel in the $100,000 JEGS Triple Crown Series as a potential $100,000 is up for grabs to the driver who can win all three legs of the series.

After the Battle at Berlin 251, the Triple Crown continues with the continues with the Redbud 300 at Anderson Speedway in Anderson, Indiana on July 20th and concludes with the 42nd running of the Winchester 400 on October 13th. If a driver can win all three races, they will get a whopping $100,000 bonus. If someone can win two of the three Triple Crown events that driver will receive a $10,000 bonus.

If no driver wins two of the Triple Crown events, the driver who accumulates the most points during those three events will receive a $5,000 bonus and the title of Champion of the JEGS/CRA $100,00 Super Late Model Triple Crown.

 

1:39

Last night Travis Braden dominated the JEGS / CRA All-Stars Tour event and he’s looking to pocket an extra $5,000 if he can win tonight on top of the $15,000 that will be paid to the Battle at Berlin 251 winner.

 

1:35

Cars in the tech line. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:32

The tech line is open and cars are going over the scales now.

 

1:31

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1:30

Schedule of Events for Saturday, June 15
12:30pm – Pit Area Opens
2:15pm – ARCA/CRA Super Series Drivers Meeting
2:45pm – Practice 1 Begins
Sportsman Practice-10 minutes
ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice- 50 minutes
3:45pm – Practice 2 Begins
Sportsman Practice – 10 minutes
ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice – 50 minutes / Sportsman Tech
5:10pm – Qualifying Begins
Sportsman Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying
6:45pm – Group Lap –
6:50pm – Invocation – Larry Bush
6:55pm – National Anthem – Christy Hamm
7:00pm – Racing
Drivers, Start Your Engines: Random Child
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Heat #1 – 8 Laps /5 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series Last Chance Race
Auto Body Xperts T-shirt Toss presented by Silver Bullet Firearms
Enterprise Iron & Metal Sportsman Feature – 25 Laps /20 min
ARCA/CRA Super Series B Feature (if needed) – 30 Laps
ARCA/CRA Super Series Feature – 251 Laps

 

1:29

Good afternoon and welcome ot Berlin Raceway for the Battle at Berlin 251.  Today’s it’s all about the Super Late Models as we prep for one of the biggest races of the early season here in Michigan.

 

1:27

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Trackside Now: ARCA/CRA Battle at Berlin 251 – Berlin Raceway (MI) – 6/15/13