6:16
That will conclude tonight’s Trackside Now coverage from Columbus.

We invite you to return back to www.speed51.com to follow one of the other Trackside Now events currently live tonight.

6:12
WEATHER UPDATE
Columbus Motor Speedway and CRA officials have been beaten by Mother Nature tonight. Based on the radar and the forecast for the remainder of the evening, tonight’s race has been rained out.

The race will be made up on Saturday, August 2.

6:03
6:03
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5:59
Track drying process continues here at Columbus
5:44
We once again have rain drops on the track.
5:34
5:34
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5:30
Tommy St. John\’s crew gets their car ready for qualifying (Speed51.com photo)
5:24
5:24
The 2014 Southern Super Series will be decided at the 30th Annual All-American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Last year, Daniel Hemric beat out Bubba Pollard for the championship while Chase Elliott hoisted the guitar in victory lane. Who will get the famous guitar and who will be the 2014 SSS champion? Make your plans now to be a part of this memorable event. Click here for more information.
5:22
Practice continues for the local division.
5:17
Upon taking the green flag tonight this will be career start 220 for Rick Turner. He will be 3 starts behind the all time leader in starts, Kenny Tweedy.
5:11
Qualifying for the CRA Super Series will begin at approximately 6:30.
5:01
The rain has stopped and we have Modifieds on the track.
4:59
4:59
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the ARCA/CRA Super Series at Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus, Ohio is presented by PFC Brakes in Clover, SC. Performance Friction Brakes has passion in their products. They strive to deliver innovative products to the market that outperforms the competitors and all preceding products. They carry a variety of motorsports, aftermarket, armored vehicles, fleet, off highway, motorcycle, original equipment parts and more. Click here for more information.
4:57
once again we have rain on the track.
4:56
We are a week away from Independence Day Weekend, but racers like this Modified are already in the patriotic spirit. (Speed51.com photo)
4:51
CRA Super Series Practice Results:

 

1 1 Cody Coughlin 13.982
2 13 Hunter Baize 13.986
3 47 Brian Campbell 13.987
4 33 Wes Griffith 14.028
5 51 Brandon Oakley 14.048
6 01 Travis Braden 14.059
7 7 Paul Shafer 14.087
8 9 Brandon Watson 14.099
9 26 Rick Turner 14.100
10 99 JJ Haley 14.101
11 7X Mike Stacy 14.123
12 2 Kyle Jones 14.132
13 37 Brian Hoar 14.132
14 04 Matt Hall 14.149
15 77 Ross Kenseth 14.208
16 131 Nick Gullatta 14.274
17 29 Tommy St. John 14.277
18 28 Ali Kern 14.285
19 13X Joe Ryan Osborne 14.355
20 1P Jeep Pflum 14.798

 

4:46
Canadian Brandon Watson dissects his racecar with the crew. (Speed51.com photo)
4:46
That will conclude practice for the CRA Super Series.
4:45
Kelly Bires and company prepare to send Ross Kenseth out for his final run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:43
Ali Kern completes her final run on track. (Speed51.com photo)
4:42
Updated Schedule due to slight rain delay:
4:45-5:45 Local Practice (Two Rounds Each)
5:45-6:30 Local Qualifying
6:30-7:00 CRA Qualifying
7:00 Races Begin

4:35
A long line of cars await their turn on track. (Speed51.com photo)
4:35
4:35
The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
4:34
10 minutes remain in the CRA Super Series practice session.
4:34
Give third to Brian Campbell.
4:32
Crew chief Butch VanDoorn works under Hunter Baize’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
4:29
Brandon Oakley turns practice laps. (Speed51.com photo)
4:28
Top 5:
1. Cody Coughlin 13.982
2. Hunter Baize 13.986
3. Brandon Oakley 14.048
4. Brandon Watson 14.099
5. JJ Haley 14.101
4:27
Coughlin once again to the top.
4:24
Cody Coughlin\’s car is all taped up for a mock qualifying run (Speed51.com photo)
4:22
After making the 15-hour drive from Vermont, Brian Hoar and his RPM Motorsports are making their CRA debut today. (Speed51.com photo)
4:21
Hunter Baize now back on top.
4:20
4:20
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
4:19
Just under 30 minutes remain in this lone practice session for the day for CRA Super Series
4:19
Youngest driver in the field tops the speed chart. (Speed51.com photo)
4:19
Crew chief and former SLM racer Dean Clattenburg (left) goes over notes with his crew on the Joe Ryan Osborne No. 13 car. (Speed51.com photo)
4:18
JJ Haley to the top of the chart.
4:16
4:16
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4:16
19 of the 20 cars here are separated by a quarter of a second.
4:13
Top 5:
1. Cody Coughlin
2. Travis Braden
3. Hunter Baize
4. JJ Haley
5. Brain Hoar
4:12
Travis Braden moves into the second position.
4:10
Cody Coughlin still tops the speed chart. (Speed51.com photo)
4:06
Move Wes Griffith into the fifth position.
4:04
Brian Hoar is currently fourth. (Speed51.com photo)
4:01
Tommy St.John joins the cars on track for the first time today.
4:00
Cody Coughlin back to the top of the charts.
3:58
JJ Haley is now in the second position.
3:57
131 Nick Gullatta, 37 Brain Hoar, 13X Joe Ryan Osborne are now on the track for the first time.
3:56
Top 5:
1. Hunter Baize 14.143
2. Cody Coughlin 14.170
3. Travis Braden 14.209
4. Matt Hall 14.227
5. Ross Kenseth 14.243
3:54
Hunter Baize goes to the top of the charts.
3:53
The next series of cars on the track include, 04 Matt Hall, 77 Ross Kenseth, 28 Ali Kern, 13 Hunter Baize, 01 Travis Braden, 9 Brandon Watson, and 7 Paul Shafer
3:52
Cody Coughlin sits on the top of the charts so far in practice.
3:48
The first group of cars are on the track, including; 1 Cody Coughlin, 99 JJ Haley, 26 Rick Turner, 51 Brandon Oakley, 1P Jeep Pflum, 7X Mike Stacy
3:47
Practice is now beginning for the CRA Super Series.
3:37
3:37
It is the marquee event on State Park Speedway’s schedule. The Larry Detjens Memorial celebrates the life of a great short track driver on July 25-26. Super Late Models, Big 8 Series and the weekly SPS divisions will be in action over the two days.Click here for more information.
3:35
The track is now dry. Practice for the CRA Super Series will begin at 3:45 and will go for 60 minutes.
3:04
The track drying process is underway and the clouds have parted it should be a great rest of the afternoon for racing.
3:04
3:04
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the ARCA/CRA Super Series at Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus, Ohio is presented by PFC Brakes in Clover, SC. Performance Friction Brakes has passion in their products. They strive to deliver innovative products to the market that outperforms the competitors and all preceding products. They carry a variety of motorsports, aftermarket, armored vehicles, fleet, off highway, motorcycle, original equipment parts and more. Click here for more information.
2:48
2:48
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2:45
The rain is slowing down and the track drying process will begin once again.
2:33
The rain continues and we will up date as the rain passes. We will race tonight!
2:32
2:32
The ACT International 300 will take place on Sunday, July 20th at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. This year’s event will pay $25,000 to the winner! Make your plans now to be at this great event. Click here for more information.
2:18
There is currently rain falling on the speedway, but track officials are on the track starting the drying process.
2:15
2:14
The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
2:10
Schedule of Events

2:15 CRA Driver’s Meeting
3:00 ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice (60 mins)
4:00 Local Practice
5:15 Local Qualifying
6:15 ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying
7:00 Compact Feature(s)
Sport Stock Feature
Columbus Late Model Feature
Modified Feature
ARCA/CRA Super Series JEGS 125

2:06
Good Afternoon and welcome to Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus Ohio. Its a warm and sunny day here at the 1/3 mile track. There are 22 cars on the ground. Tonight we will be going 125 green flag laps for the running of the JEGS 125.
2:04
2:04
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the ARCA/CRA Super Series at Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus, Ohio is presented by PFC Brakes in Clover, SC. Performance Friction Brakes has passion in their products. They strive to deliver innovative products to the market that outperforms the competitors and all preceding products. They carry a variety of motorsports, aftermarket, armored vehicles, fleet, off highway, motorcycle, original equipment parts and more. Click here for more information.
2:01
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Trackside Now: ARCA/CRA Super Series at Columbus (OH) – 6/28/14