11:46
That’s going to do it for us here at Auto City Speedway, for all of us with Speed51.com, for Matt Prieur, Renee Thomas and Brandon Thomas, we say Good Night from Clio, Michigan….
11:45
Big Thanks to Port City Racecars for Presenting Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
11:44
Day II of the Michigan Doubleheader Weekend for the ARCA/CRA Super Series is set for tomorrow; Saturday, August 17th as the ARCA/CRA teams (And Speed51.com) will venture south about 90 minutes to the fast 1/4 (0.250) mile semi-banked paved oval of Flat Rock Speedway, located north of Detroit in Flat Rock, Michigan for the 7-Up 125.
11:43
A Big Thanks to the Auto City Speedway and the Dixie Motor Speedway staff for all the great hospitality shown to Speed51.com throughout the day and into the evening.
11:42
Cody Hoover in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:40
Cody Hoover is the winner. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:39
Cody Hoover scored his first career Win in a Winged Sprint Car. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:37
Auto Value Super Sprints Series Feature Winner: 4 Cody Hoover
11:31
A caution filled race for the Auto Value Super Sprints Series as we are halfway home, 15 Laps Complete and 15 Laps To Go.
11:12
GREEN FLAG on the 30-Lap Auto Value Super Sprints Series Feature.
11:06
The Auto Value Super Sprints Series is being pushed off for their Feature. This is the last Feature of the evening that we’ll be here for. There will be a Figure 8s Feature afterwards and you’ll be able to find those results at www.autocityspeedway.com
11:06
Lonnie Saumier in victory lane after his Bombers Feature Win. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:46
Bombers Feature Winner: 15 Lonnie Saumier.
10:35
We will have limited coverage for the rest of the evening as the Bombers Feature is now on the track and will be followed by the Auto Value Super Sprints Series Feature.
10:34
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125 UNOFFICIAL Results

1 01 Travis Braden 125 Laps
2 28 Ali Kern 125
3 51 Brandon Oakley 125
4 47 Jordan Sims 125
5 2 Kenny Tweedy 125
6 26 Rick Turner 125
7 1 Cody Coughlin 125
8 6 Brandon Hermiller 117
9 21 Robbie Johnson 114
10 5 Brett Robinson 86
11 131 Nick Gullatta 61
12 12 Brandon Tweedy 36
13 7 David McManus 27
14 64 Andrew Wyatt 19
15 7 Mike Stacy 2
16 76 Kevin Zielezinski 2
10:33
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10:30
Comment From Fremont Fans

Congratulations Ali!

10:30
Comment From Justin

Good run by Ali Kearn, but not enough to beat Wheeling, West Virginia’s own Travis Braden. Congratulations Travis #TeamBraden #Draper125

10:29
Comment From Rob

Thanks for the coverage Speed 51. I’ll see y’all tomorrow night at Flat Rock Speedway.

10:29
Comment From Lenny

Congrats to Braden on the win,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

10:25
Win #2 for the Current ARCA/CRA Super Series Points Leader, Travis Braden. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:23
Travis Braden Wins the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125. (Speed51.com Photo)/
10:21
Rookie Brandon Oakley finished a career high third. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:19
Travis Braden and crew after the Win. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:19
Ronnie Points Leader, Ali Kern finished a career high second. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:17
Travis Braden in victory lane after his second win of the season to extend his points lead. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:14
UNOFFICIAL Top 5:
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 28 Ali Kern
3. 51 Brandon Oakley
4. 47 Jordan Sims
5. 2 Kenny Tweedy

We’re heading Trackside….

10:14
CHECKERED FLAG: Travis Braden Wins the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125.
10:14
WHITE FLAG: Braden sees the surrender flag.
10:13
2 Laps To Go: Braden puts it in cruise control.
10:13
4 Laps To Go: Braden’s lead is now two seconds on Kern.
10:13
5 Laps To Go (Top 5): Braden, Kern, Oakley, Sims, K. Tweedy.
10:12
6 Laps To Go: Sims, K. Tweedy and Turner in a fight for fourth through sixth.
10:12
8 Laps To Go: Braden is pulling away from Kern and the rest of the field.
10:12
10 Laps To Go (Top 5): Braden, Kern, Oakley, Sims, K. Tweedy.
10:11
Lap 114: Johnson is off the pace and pulls down pit road.
10:11
Lap 113: Braden again pulls away as Kern and Oakley remain second and third.
10:10
Lap 111: Sims to the inside of Johnson for fourth.
10:10
GREEN FLAG: Braden with another strong start.
10:10
One to go at the line as Coughlin rejoins the field.
10:08
110 Laps Completed – 15 Laps To Go (Top 5):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 28 Ali Kern
3. 51 Brandon Oakley
4. 21 Robbie Johnson
5. 47 Jordan Sims
10:08
Hermiller immediately heads to the back of the pack while Coughlin heads down pit road.
10:07
YELLOW FLAG: Hermiller sends Coughlin around in turn three in a possible retaliation.
10:07
Lap 110: Kern falls back to Oakley as the two rookies battle for the runner-up spot.
10:06
GREEN FLAG: Braden with another strong start.
10:06
Oakley and Johnson now make up row two.
10:06
The field doubles up again as Braden is on the inside, but this time it’s Kern flanking his passenger side.
10:05
109 Laps Completed – 16 Laps To Go (Top 5):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 28 Ali Kern
3. 51 Brandon Oakley
4. 21 Robbie Johnson
5. 26 Rick Turner

Coughlin has been sent to the rear of the field to join Hermiller.

10:04
YELLOW FLAG: Coughlin into the back end of Hermiller sending him around.
10:03
Lap 108: Hermiller moves his way past Coughlin to retake second spot.
10:03
Lap 106: Hermiller continues to search for a way around Coughlin for second as he has looked to the inside on several occasions.
10:02
Lap 105 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, Oakley.
10:02
Lap 103: Kern is all by herself in fourth as the battle for fifth rages on between Oakley and Johnson.
10:01
Lap 102: Hermiller has regrouped and is going after Coughlin again for second.
10:01
Lap 100 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, Oakley.
10:00
Lap 98: Braden is checking out once again as his lead has climbed to two seconds.
10:00
Lap 97: Battle now for fifth between Oakley and Johnson.
10:00
Lap 95 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, Oakley.
9:59
Lap 94: Battle for third between Hermiller and Kern.
9:59
Lap 93: Braden is starting to pull away from Coughlin and the rest of the field. His lead is now a second over Coughlin.
9:58
Lap 91: Johnson has fought his way back to sixth.
9:58
Lap 90 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, Oakley.
9:58
Lap 88: Oakley works around the outside of Turner to crack the top five for the first time tonight.
9:57
GREEN FLAG: Braden got a good jump that time as Coughlin also gets by for second.
9:57
One to go at the line for the field.
9:56
Braden again decides to take the inside lane which allows Hermiller to start from the outside.
9:56
On that last restart, Hermiller tried to make the outside lane work and held his line for two laps before Braden was able to get away.
9:55
Tough break for Robinson who worked his way back to fourth before looping his machine and backing it into the fence. His night is over.
9:54
86 Laps Completed – 39 Laps To Go (Top 10):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 6 Brandon Hermiller
3. 1 Cody Coughlin
4. 28 Ali Kern
5. 26 Rick Turner
6. 51 Brandon Oakley
7. 21 Robbie Johnson
8. 2 Kenny Tweedy
9. 47 Jordan Sims
10. 5 Brett Robinson – Out – Accident
9:52
YELLOW FLAG: Robinson spins and backs his mount into the turn three wall hard.
9:51
Lap 86: Turner joins the fight between Robinson and Kern.
9:51
Lap 85 (Top 5): Braden, Hermiller, Coughlin, Robinson, Kern.
9:51
Lap 83: Robinson has charged his way back to the fourth spot as he gets past Kern.
9:50
Lap 82: Braden finally clears him as Coughlin joins the battle.
9:50
Lap 81: Still side by side.
9:50
Lap 80: Hermiller trying to make that outside groove work as they are side by side for the lead.
9:49
GREEN FLAG: Hermiller stays with Braden.
9:48
The field doubles up as Hermiller now has his first chance at Braden who chooses the inside lane which forces Hermiller to the high side.
9:47
79 Laps Completed – 46 Laps To Go (Top 10):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 6 Brandon Hermiller
3. 1 Cody Coughlin
4. 28 Ali Kern
5. 5 Brett Robinson
6. 26 Rick Turner
7. 51 Brandon Oakley
8. 47 Jordan Sims
9. 2 Kenny Tweedy
10. 21 Robbie Johnson

Johnson is being sent to the rear of the field for his role in the K. Tweedy spin.

9:45
YELLOW FLAG: Johnson and K. Tweedy make contact in turns three and four and k. Tweedy goes around.
9:45
Lap 78: Johnson slips past K. Tweedy to crack the top five and is now challenging Kern for fourth.
9:44
Lap 77: Braden’s lead almost six seconds over Hermiller.
9:44
Lap 75 (Top 5): Braden, Hermiller, Coughlin, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:44
Lap 73: Kern and K. Tweedy now in a fight for the fourth spot.
9:43
Lap 71: Dogfight for eighth through 11th between Turner, Oakley, Sims and Gullatta.
9:42
Lap 70 (Top 5): Braden, Hermiller, Coughlin, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:42
Lap 69: Kern, K. Tweedy and Johnson are now right together for fourth through sixth.
9:42
Lap 67: Braden’s lead is now over five seconds over Hermiller who enjoys about a second advantage over Coughlin.
9:41
Lap 65: Johnson has clawed his way up to sixth and is challenging K. Tweedy for fifth. He started 13th.
9:41
HALFWAY (63 Laps Completed – 62 Laps To Go) (Top 10):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 6 Brandon Hermiller
3. 1 Cody Coughlin
4. 28 Ali Kern
5. 2 Kenny Tweedy
6. 21 Robbie Johnson
7. 47 Jordan Sims
8. 5 Brett Robinson
9. 26 Rick Turner
10. 51 Brandon Oakley

Gullatta calls it a night.

9:40
Lap 60 (Top 5): Braden, Hermiller, Coughlin, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:39
Lap 59: Battle now for third between the two front row starters, Coughlin and Kern.
9:39
Lap 58: Braden’s lead is currently at three seconds.
9:39
Lap 56: Hermiller finally completes the pass on Coughlin for second and sets his sights on the leader Braden.
9:38
Lap 55 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:38
Lap 54: Coughlin slams the door to keep the runner-up spot for now.
9:38
Lap 53: Braden’s lead is now over two seconds as Hermiller dives to the inside of Coughlin.
9:37
Lap 51: Hermiller is all over Coughlin now for the runner-up spot.
9:37
Lap 50 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:37
Lap 48: Hermiller now searching for a lane to get past the second place car of Coughlin as Braden continues to pull away.
9:36
Lap 47: Coughlin now feeling pressure from Hermiller as the battle for second is brewing.
9:36
Comment From Valerie 

Looks to be a great night of racing!

9:35
Lap 45 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:35
Lap 43: Gullatta fell back to ninth and is battling with Turner and Oakley.
9:35
Lap 42: Johnson has worked his way up to eighth.
9:35
Lap 41: Sims gets away from Gullatta while Robinson charges by him as well.
9:34
Lap 40 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Hermiller, Kern, K. Tweedy.
9:34
Lap 38: Battle for sixth between Sims and Gullatta.
9:34
Lap 37: Hermiller goes around the outside of Kern to take over third.
9:33
GREEN FLAG: Braden with a good jump on Coughlin.
9:32
One to go at the line as Oakley rolls back out.
9:32
B. Tweedy has called it a night as he was fighting a wicked loose racecar. Plus his radio went out. So he was without a spotter.
9:31
Oakley heads back down to the infield pit road that was set up on the adjoining 1/4 mile.
9:31
That’ll move K. Tweedy back into the top five in fifth.
9:30
GREEN FLAG then YELLOW FLAG: Robinson overshoots the corner and spins in turn two.
9:30
Double File Restarts as Braden chooses the inside lane. One to go at the line.
9:30
Wyatt and McManus have both called it a night.
9:29
Oakley and Turner come down pit road.
9:29
36 Laps Completed – 89 Laps To Go (Top 10):
1. 01 Travis Braden
2. 1 Cody Coughlin
3. 28 Ali Kern
4. 6 Brandon Hermiller
5. 5 Brett Robinson
6. 2 Kenny Tweedy
7. 47 Jordan Sims
8. 131 Nick Gullatta
9. 21 Robbie Johnson
10. 51 Brandon Oakley
9:28
YELLOW FLAG: Turner spins in turn two.
9:27
Puffs of smoke coming from Kern’s machine.
9:27
Lap 36: Hermiller drives back around Robinson to reclaim fourth and set his sights on Kern.
9:27
Lap 35 (Top 5): Braden, Coughlin, Kern, Hermiller, Robinson.
9:26
Lap 34 (LEAD CHANGE): Braden completes the pass and takes over P1.
9:26
Lap 33: Braden is right on Coughlin’s back bumper and now moves to the inside.
9:26
Lap 31: Kern has latched onto Braden’s back bumper making it a three-car battle for the point.
9:25
Lap 30 (Top 5): Coughlin, Braden, Kern, Robinson, Hermiller.
9:25
Lap 28: The two points leaders in the top two CRA divisions are now battling for the lead.
9:25
Lap 27: Braden slides past Kern to take over second, now has Coughlin in his sights.
9:24
Lap 26: Coughlin had a bit of trouble putting B. Tweedy a lap down, now Kern and Braden are right there with him.
9:24
Lap 25 (Top 5): Coughlin, Kern, Braden, Robinson, Hermiller.
9:24
Lap 23: Coughlin beginning to put cars a lap down.
9:23
Lap 22: Kern has reeled back in Coughlin as Braden has caught both of them.
9:23
Stacy has pulled in.
9:23
Lap 20 (Top 5): Coughlin, Kern, Braden, Robinson, Hermiller.
9:22
Lap 19: Braden is almost to the back bumper of Kern.
9:22
Lap 18: Braden is reeling in Coughlin and Kern in a hurry.
9:22
Zielezinski has called it a night.
9:22
Lap 16: Robinson and Hermiller resume their battle. This time it’s for fourth.
9:21
Lap 15 (Top 5): Coughlin, Kern, Braden, Robinson, Hermiller.
9:21
Lap 14: Johnson has worked his way into the top 10 from his 13th starting spot.
9:21
Lap 12: Braden now by Robinson and sets his sights on the two leaders.
9:20
Lap 11: Coughlin gets away from Kern for now and has a solid lead.
9:20
Lap 10 (Top 5): Coughlin, Kern, Robinson, Braden, Hermiller.
9:20
Lap 9: Braden drives by Hermiller to take over fourth spot and is on Robinson for third.
9:19
Lap 7: Kern has not let Coughlin stray too far out in front of her as she is right on his back bumper.
9:19
Lap 6: Robinson skates past Hermiller for third while Braden gets by K. Tweedy for fifth.
9:19
Lap 5 (Top 5): Coughlin, Kern, Robinson, Hermiller, K. Tweedy.
9:18
Lap 4: K. Tweedy started eighth and he is already in the top five.
9:18
Lap 2: Robinson is already up to fourth.
9:18
Lap 1: Coughlin leads lap one with Kern and Hermiller filing in behind him.
9:17
Cody Coughlin and Ali Kern lead the field out of turns three and four, Chief Starter, Robert Tower has the Green Flag in hand and We Are Racing. GREEN FLAG.
9:17
Wave Lap. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:17
One to go at the line.
9:16
Wave Laps this time by, get up get up wherever you are, it’s almost time to go 125 Laps here at Auto City Speedway.
9:15
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. Visit www.fairgroundsspeedwaynashville.com‬‬ for more.
9:14
The field is now rolling on their pace laps.
9:13
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125 Starting Line-Up (Inversion = 6)

1 1 Cody Coughlin
2 28 Ali Kern
3 6 Brandon Hermiller
4 47 Jordan Sims
5 5 Brett Robinson
6 01 Travis Braden
7 2 Kenny Tweedy
8 51 Brandon Oakley
9 131 Nick Gullatta
10 26 Rick Turner
11 7 David McManus
12 7X Mike Stacy
13 21 Robbie Johnson
14 64 Andrew Wyatt
15 12 Brandon Tweedy
16 76 Keith Zielezinski
9:12
The engines have fired for the starting field for the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125.
9:12
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
9:10
Driver introductions are complete. Teams are getting final instructions before the command.
9:08
Comment From Whitney Racing

Show them how the locals do it Robbie!

9:08
Comment From Reggie

what an awesome crowd!

9:06
Brandon Oakley gets strapped in. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:03
Inaugural Series Champion, Kenny Tweedy gets introduced to the crowd. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:01
Last Week’s JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Winner, Robbie Johnson waits his turn as Driver Introductions have started. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:57
Two different world collide as Sprint Cars Legend, 75-year-old Hank Lower and CRA Race Director, Glenn Luckett catch up. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:52
Brett Robinson qualified a career high second second this evening. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:51
Fast Qualifier, Travis Braden will start from the outside of the third row. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:46
Even CRA Chief Tech Inspector, Eddie Chew has fans too. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:43
Brandon Hermiller is all smiles after qualifying fourth quick. With the inversion draw, he’ll start P3. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:38
Ali Kern gained a bunch of new fans here tonight with her fifth place qualifying effort. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:36
Di & John Coughlin are excited about their son, Cody starting P1 tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:32
Cody Coughlin is surrounded by autograph seekers. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:28
Fans are now be letting out onto the track. This Autograph Session will last for about 30 minutes and we’re going to head that way.
8:27
Steve Holzhausen will be looking to clean sweep the 2013 Yellow River Racing Series at the season finale on Saturday, September 14. Holzhausen easily won the first two events. The veteran driver holds a 60-point lead over Mark Eswein in the standings. For more information, please visit www.marshfieldmotorspeedway.com.
8:26
The fans had to line up outside the front gates. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:24
The fans are lined up waiting to get out onto the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:23
The 51st Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl is an event on many short track fans bucket list. This year’s event will take place on October 5-6 at the famous Vermont track. Drivers will compete in a three-segment event with the hopes of drinking the fresh milk and immortalizing themselves by kissing a cow. It has become one of the more popular short track events in the United States. For more information, please visitwww.thunderroadspeedbowl.com
8:22
The only time anywhere in the country all season long where the ARCA/CRA Super Series Points Leader, Travis Braden (01) and the Auto Value Super Sprints Series Points Leader, Jason Blonde (42) occupy the same track at the same time. (Speed51.com
8:19
The back half of the field as the sun starts to set behind the line of trees. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:18
The front half of the ARCA/CRA Super Series field. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:17
It’s going to take a few minutes to get the cars from both tours on the track as the Sprint cars need to be pushed out and then realigned on the race track.
8:13
The 48th Annual Florida Governor’s Cup weekend provides three great days of racing action on the popular half-mile oval in central Florida on October 24-26. The Governor’s Cup 200 on Saturday, October 26. Thursday, October 24 will highlight Sportsman, Super Stocks, Pro-Trucks,and Strictly Stocks. Friday, October 25 will include the Pro Late Models 100, Mini-Stocks 50 and E-Modifieds 50. Find out more by visiting www.newsmyrnaspeedway.org
8:12
Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
ARCA/CRA Super Series & Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front Stretch Autograph Session (30 Minutes)

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bombers 20-Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprints Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8s 15-Lap Feature

8:11
Preliminary Events are Complete. The ARCA/CRA Super Series & Auto Value Super Sprints Series Autograph Session is next as the teams move both series’ machines onto the front stretch so the fans in the grandstands can head out onto the track to meet and greet the stars of both tours.
8:08
Bombers Heat Race #2 Winner: 49 Cam Hiltz
8:07
The Eastern Michigan crowd is enjoying a beautiful Friday night in Clio, Michigan. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:06
The Voice of Auto City Speedway, Larry Loynes. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:03
Bombers Heat Race #1 Winner: 3 Josh Oliver
8:02
There are Two Bombers Heat Races instead of the originally scheduled Three.
8:02
A nice sized crowd is on hand as Bombers Heat Races are in progress. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:59
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
7:59
Bombers Heat Races are now on the track.
7:57
Jimmy Swain collected the Victory in Qualifier Heat Race #3. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:56
Auto Value Super Sprints Series Heat 3 Winner: 46 Jimmy Swain
7:53
It is the biggest Super Late Model event in the country, the 46th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. Last year, Erik Jones made a bold outside pass on Kyle Busch to win his first Derby. It will be a who’s who of Late Model stars from all across North America. Make your plans now to be a part of this incredible event. For more information, visit www.snowballderby.com
7:52
Kevin Feeney is one of the most accomplished Pavement Winged Sprint Car drivers in the country. The Oxford, Michigan veteran Wins Qualifier Heat Race #2. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:50
Auto Value Super Sprints Series Heat 2 Winner: 61 Kevin Feeney
7:47
Hank Lower scored a popular win in Qualifier Heat Race #1 for the Auto Value Super Sprints Series. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:45
Auto Value Super Sprints Series Heat 1 Winner: 37 Hank Lower.

The 75-year-old legend from Angola, Indiana is a crowd favorite no matter where he goes as he gets a Standing Ovation from the crowd on hand.

7:42
Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
Auto Value Super Sprints Series Heats (3 – 8 Laps Each)
Bombers Heats (3 – 8 Laps Each)

ARCA/CRA Super Series & Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front Stretch Autograph Session

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bombers 20-Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprints Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8s 15-Lap Feature

7:41
Invocation and National Anthem are complete, it’s time to go racing here at Auto City Speedway. There will be Three Qualifier Heat Races for the Auto Value Super Sprints Series and Three Qualifier Heat Races for the Bombers division this evening before we move into the Main Events.
7:34
Pre-Race Ceremonies have started.
7:29
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7:26
Current Rookie of the Year Points Leader in the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Ali Kern will start on the outside of the front row. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:25
17-year-old Cody Coughlin, the Current Points Leader in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, will start the main from P1. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:25
Comment From Jeff Watkins 

Good luck cody!!!!!

7:25
Comment From Justin 

Good Luck Travis Braden #TeamBraden #Draper125

7:24
Current Points Leader, Travis Braden Won his first EDCO Welding Fast Qualifier Award of the season. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:23
Comment From Jim 

For a father and son operation, Brett you all nailed it

7:20
Comment From Mike in Fremont 

Tonite’s your nite, Ali. Let’s do this!

7:20
Comment From Guest 

way to go Brett Robinson

7:20
Comment From LYnne76 

Girls rule and boys drool, Go ALI!!!

7:20
Revised and Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
7:30pm – Invocation and National Anthem

7:35pm – Race Program
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Heats
Bombers Heats

ARCA/CRA Super Series and Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front Stretch Autograph Session

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bombers 20-Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprint Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8s 15-Lap Feature

7:19
The 49th Annual Alabama 200 will take place on Saturday, August 24 at Montgomery Motor Speedway. The stars of the Southern Super Series will battle it out on the famous half-mile oval. This great event’s winners list is a who’s who in racing with names like Neil Bonnett, Jody Ridley, Richard Petty, Bobby Allison and more recently Augie Grill, Mason Massey, and Hunter Robbins. For more information, please visitwww.montgomeryspeedway.com
7:18
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125 Starting Line-Up (Inversion = 6)

1 1 Cody Coughlin
2 28 Ali Kern
3 6 Brandon Hermiller
4 47 Jordan Sims
5 5 Brett Robinson
6 01 Travis Braden
7 2 Kenny Tweedy
8 51 Brandon Oakley
9 131 Nick Gullatta
10 26 Rick Turner
11 7 David McManus
12 7X Mike Stacy
13 21 Robbie Johnson
14 64 Andrew Wyatt
15 12 Brandon Tweedy
16 76 Keith Zielezinski
7:17
McManus, Stacy and Johnson did not purchase tires for this event, so the best they can start is after the last car who did purchase tires. In this case, McManus will start 11th followed by Stacy, Johnson and on down the line.
7:15
Comment From Cody Coughlin fan 

Way to go Cody!starting on the pole !you are a wheel man!

7:14
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – EDCO Welding Qualifying Results

1 01 Travis Braden 15.302
2 5 Brett Robinson 15.423
3 47 Jordan Sims 15.543
4 6 Brandon Hermiller 15.591
5 28 Ali Kern 15.631
6 1 Cody Coughlin 15.681
7 7 David McManus 15.693
8 2 Kenny Tweedy 15.713
9 51 Brandon Oakley 15.735
10 131 Nick Gullatta 15.751
11 7X Mike Stacy 15.786
12 21 Robbie Johnson 15.801
13 26 Rick Turner 15.843
14 64 Andrew Wyatt 16.082
15 12 Brandon Tweedy 16.182
16 76 Keith Zielezinski 16.442
7:14
Comment From Guest 

Team Ali Kern!! You go girl!!!

7:09
The Inversion Draw was a Six (6) which places Cody Coughlin and Ali Kern on the front row for the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125.
7:03
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
7:02
Comment From Team jegs 

Way to go Cody ! We are proud to have you represent jegs !

7:02
That will conclude EDCO Welding Qualifying as Travis Braden Wins his first Fast Qualifier Award of the season and second of his career with a 15.302 which averages out to 103.045mph.

Complete Qualifying Results are coming in a few minutes as we also wait for the Inversion Draw for the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125.

7:01
5 Brett Robinson – New Albany, IN
Lap 1: 15.604
Lap 2: 15.423
BEST: 15.423 (2nd Quick)
7:00
64 Andrew Wyatt – Richmond, MI
Lap 1: 16.155
Lap 2: 16.082
BEST: 16.082
6:59
7 David McManus – Clio, MI
Lap 1: 15.718
Lap 2: 15.693
BEST: 15.693
6:58
47 Jordan Sims – Sault Ste. Marie, ONT
Lap 1: 15.693
Lap 2: 15.543
BEST: 15.543 (2nd Fastest)
6:57
6 Brandon Hermiller – Walker, MI
Lap 1: 15.591
Lap 2: 15.594
BEST: 15.591 (2nd Quick)
6:56
01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, WV
Lap 1: 15.430
Lap 2: 15.302
BEST: 15.302 (FAST TIME)
6:55
Comment From Justin 

Good Luck. Travis Braden #TeamBraden #Draper 125

6:55
Qualifying resumes with Travis Braden.
6:54
A brief pause in Qualifying as Stacy kicked up a little dirt and grass off the back stretch and onto the track.
6:52
7 Mike Stacy – Enon, OH
Lap 1: 15.786
Lap 2: Spins off the back stretch. No contact made.
BEST: 15.786
6:52
Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida will host their Night of Champions on Saturday, September 28. The highlight of the night will be the Allen Turner Hyundai Pro Late Model Tune Up 100. Plus the Modifieds, Pro Trucks, Sportsmen, and Bombers will be in action. It could be a great preview of the Snowflake 100 annual event during the Snowball Derby weekend. www.5flagsspeedway.com
6:51
21 Robbie Johnson – Birch Run, MI
Lap 1: 15.998
Lap 2: 15.801
BEST: 15.801
6:50
1 Cody Coughlin – Delaware, OH
Lap 1: 15.765
Lap 2: 15.681
BEST: 15.681 (2nd Quick)
6:50
Cody Coughlin comes out and loops his mount on the warm-up lap. He gets it turned back around and will get the green this time by.
6:49
12 Brandon Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
Lap 1: 16.345
Lap 2: 16.182
BEST: 16.182
6:48
51 Brandon Oakley – Beavercreek, OH
Lap 1: 16.314
Lap 2: 15.735
BEST: 15.735 (3rd Fastest)
6:47
28 Ali Kern – Fremont, OH
Lap 1: 15.769
Lap 2: 15.631
BEST: 15.631 (FAST TIME)
6:46
26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, IN
Lap 1: 15.843
Lap 2: 15.888
BEST: 15.843 (3rd Quick)
6:45
2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, IN
Lap 1: 15.793
Lap 2: 15.713
BEST: 15.713 (FAST TIME)
6:44
76 Keith Zielezinski – DeKalb, IL
Lap 1: 16.843
Lap 2: 16.442
BEST: 16.442
6:43
131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, OH
Lap 1: 15.829
Lap 2: 15.751
BEST: 15.751
6:42
Here we go with EDCO Welding Qualifying for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and the first qualifier is Nick Gullatta.
6:41
Comment From Reggie 

It is great to see my man Cody in the top 5 of the speed charts! Hopefully he qualify’s and races just as well. #teamjegs

6:41
Headed into Daytona, New Smyrna Beach or Orlando, Florida areas for some exciting racing action this year or during Speedweeks 2014? Need a great place to stay right in the heart of the beach and racing action? Look no further than the Hampton Inn in New Smyrna Beach. For reservations, click this link…http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hampton-inn-new-smyrna-beach-DABNSHX/index.html
6:40
Bombers Fast Qualifier was Lonnie Saumier who went a 16.470 around the adjoining 1/4 mile.
6:38
Bombers Qualifying is Complete as the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Qualifying is up. This is the series’ first ever appearance at Auto City Speedway, so a Track Record will be established this evening.
6:34
The fourth Gulf Coast Doubleheader weekend for the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco is set for September 20 & 21. The weekend kicks off with a combination event for the Southern Super Series and the Buddy’s Home Furnishings Blizzard Series at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway on Friday, September 20. The action shifts a few miles down Interstate 10 to Alabama’s Mobile International Speedway on Saturday, September 21, for the combination Southern Super Series and Miller Lite Series 125-lap feature. For more details, visitwww.southernsuperseries.comwww.5flagsspeedway.com andwww.mobilespeedway.net
6:32
Jason Blonde Won the Fast Qualifier Award for the Auto Value Super Sprints Series. (Speed51.con Photo)
6:28
Yes he did. The Litchfield, Michigan veteran is also a Three-Time Series Champion and the Current Points Leader for the Auto Value Super Sprints Series.
6:28
Comment From Justin 

Jason Blonde set the world record at Bristol a few years ago

6:27
MEP has been a leader in developing high performance, cost effective race engine solutions. The family run business, now owned and operated by DeWaine McGunegill, has led the development of the highly successful Sealed Engine program for Super Late Models in the last nine years. Their innovative Sealed Engine package has drastically cut the cost of purchasing a competitive Super Late Model engine. McGunegill Engine Performance has also been a top builder and rebuilder of crate engines competing in Pro Late Model divisions including the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts for several years.
6:22
Bombers are Qualifying next on the adjoining 1/4 mile before the ARCA/CRA Super Series heads back to the big track, the 7/16s mile for EDCO Welding Qualifying.
6:21
Auto Value Super Sprints Series have completed Qualifying as 42 Jason Blonde turns an impressive 12.880 at an Average Speed of 122.822mph around this tricky 7/16s mile.
6:19
It is one of the crown jewel Super Late Model events in the country. The 42nd Annual Winchester 400 will take place on October 11-12-13 at the high-banked Winchester Speedway in Winchester, IN. Some of the biggest Super Late Model stars from all across the U.S.A. will be “gunning” their way to victory lane. Advance ticket sale forms are available at www.winchesterspeedway.com
6:16
Comment From LYnne76 

Good Luck to ALI KERN this weekend! Go Lorz Motorsports!!!!

6:16
Comment From Guest 

Good Luck and have a GREAT time Kevin Zielenski on your first time on the track!!

6:16
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Drivers Points Standings (Top 12)
1. 01 Travis Braden – Wheeling, West Virginia (1) 719
2. 2 Kenny Tweedy – Greenfield, Indiana 621
3. 26 Rick Turner – Yorktown, Indiana 616
4. 28 Ali Kern ® – Fremont, Ohio 594
5. 51 Brandon Oakley ® – Beavercreek, Ohio 578
6. 61 Johnny VanDoorn – Coopersville, Michigan (3) 428
7. 84 Jay Niewiek – Cutlerville, Michigan 408
8. 25 Ross Kenseth – Appleton, Wisconsin (1) 364
9. 131 Nick Gullatta – North Canton, Ohio 364
10. 20 Brian Campbell – Wyoming, Michigan (1) 359
11. 29 Anderson Bowen ® – Suwanee, Georgia 338
12. 6 Brandon Hermiller ® – Walker, Michigan 338
6:15
Next 5 ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Events:
8/17 – Flat Rock Speedway – Flat Rock, MI
9/1-2 – Winchester Speedway – Winchester, IN (World Stock Car Festival)
9/15 – Baer Field Speedway – Fort Wayne, IN
9/21-22 – Lucas Oil Raceway – Clermont, IN (CRA Fall Brawl Weekend)
10/12-14 – Winchester Speedway – Winchester, IN (Winchester 400 Weekend)
6:13
This is Day I of the Michigan Doubleheader Weekend for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS. After tonight’s race, the teams will head about 90 minutes south to the fast 1/4 (0.250) mile semi-banked paved oval of Flat Rock Speedway in Flat Rock, Michigan for the running of the 7-Up 125.
6:09
Plan to spend your Labor Day Weekend with a fun weekend of racing at the high banks of Winchester Speedway on September 1-2. On Sunday, September 1, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will be in action with a 100-lap event. On Labor Day, the ARCA CRA Super Series powered by JEGS will have a 100-lap event along with the Top Speed Modifieds 50, CRA Late Model Sportsman 40 and CRA Street Stocks 40. More information can be found at www.winchesterspeedway.com
6:08
Comment From Team jegs 

Good luck Cody ! We are cheering for you!

6:08
Comment From tom niewiek 

thanks matt and the crew for keeping us up to speed with speed51. jay is not a happy camper , we have everything to repair a car in our shop iiiin stock ,but a rear endhousing.they are at port city now hoping to get the parts . iam in my office reading your up dates. thanks a million. WE HOPE TO BE IN FLAT ROCK SAT. MISSING GLENN L. AND R.J.’S GREAT SERIES HAS BEEN HARD ON MYSELF AND JAY AND THE NEW CREW

6:07
In addition to our coverage here in Clio, Michigan, Speed51.com is also in two other places here within the Great Lakes State region:

The Miller Lite 100 – ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Outlaw Super Late Model Series / Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Combination Race at Toledo Speedway (OH):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/Outlaw_SLM/Trackside_Now_Gold_Cup_Toledo_8_16.html

The DOC 360 100 for the ARCA Midwest Tour Presented by SCAG Power Equipment & Lester Builders at Norway Speedway (MI):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/ARCA_MT/Trackside_Now_Norway_8_16.html

6:07
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
6:04
Qualifying is about to start for the Auto Value Super Sprints.
5:52
ARCA/CRA Super Series teams get ready for Qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:43
Mike Wines’ Bomber gets some fine tuning before heading out to Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:34
Auto Value Super Sprints are done practicing as the Bombers will head back out one more time. Qualifying starts at 6:15pm.
5:30
Kevin Feeney is a veteran of the Winged Sprint Car wars in the Midwest. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:26
The ARCA/CRA Super Series pits are empty as teams are now in Pre-Qualifying Tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:18
Teammates Bill Tyler (24) and Jason Blonde (42) are two drivers to watch tonight in the Auto Value Super Sprints Series portion of BIG ONE XI tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:10
There is a full service bar here at the track available to patrons affectionately known as the ‘Checkered Flag Lounge’. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:05
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – EDCO Welding Qualifying Order
1. 131 Nick Gullatta
2. 76 Kevin Zielezinski
3. 2 Kenny Tweedy
4. 26 Rick Turner
5. 28 Ali Kern ®
6. 51 Brandon Oakley ®
7. 12 Brandon Tweedy
8. 1 Cody Coughlin
9. 21 Robbie Johnson
10. 7X Mike Stacy
11. 01 Travis Braden
12. 6 Brandon Hermiller
13. 47 Jordan Sims
14. 7 David McManus
15. 64 Andrew Wyatt
16. 5 Brett Robinson
5:04
Revised and Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
5:00-5:30pm – Auto Value Super Sprint Series #2
5:30-5:50pm – Bombers Practice #2

6:15pm – Qualifying
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Qualifying
Bombers Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying

7:00pm – Drivers Meeting
7:30pm – Invocation and National Anthem

7:35pm – Race Program
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Heats
Bombers Heats

ARCA/CRA Super Series and Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front Stretch Autograph Session

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bombers 20-Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprint Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8s 15-Lap Feature

5:01
Lonnie Saumier is a former Track Champion here in both the Bombers division and the Figure 8s class as well. He will try to sweep both Features later this evening. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:00
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
5:00
Cam Hiltz is a regular Bombers competitor here at Auto City Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:57
Bombers continue to Practice as the Auto Value Super Sprints Series will come out at 5:00pm. We will have limited coverage of both divisions that are also a part of BIG ONE XI here this evening.
4:48
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4:46
Until 1986 Auto City Speedway was one of the premier dirt tracks in the country rivaling even Eldora Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:39
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Final Practice Results

1 01 Travis Braden 15.551
2 6 Brandon Hermiller 15.609
3 1 Cody Coughlin 15.754
4 5 Brett Robinson 15.794
5 2 Kenny Tweedy 15.809
6 51 Brandon Oakley 15.829
7 131 Nick Gullatta 15.988
8 47 Jordan Sims 15.993
9 7 David McManus 16.044
10 28 Ali Kern 16.053
11 21 Robbie Johnson 16.071
12 26 Rick Turner 16.154
13 12 Brandon Tweedy 16.158
14 64 Andrew Wyatt 16.295
15 76 Kevin Zielezinski 16.554
16 7 Mike Stacy No Time
4:33
The Bombers division will compete on the adjoining 1/4 (0.250) semi-banked paved oval while both the ARCA/CRA Super Series and Auto Value Super Sprints Series are racing on the main 7/16s (0.437) mile semi-banked paved egg-shaped configuration.
4:32
ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice is now complete as Travis Braden tops the charts with the fastest lap of the day at a 15.551. Complete Results are coming in a few minutes.

The Auto Value Super Sprints and Bombers division will now have the track to themselves for the next 90 minutes.

4:31
Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
4:30-5:00pm – Local Divisions Rotating Practice #1
5:00-5:30pm – Auto Value Super Sprint Series #2
5:30-5:50pm – Local Divisions Rotating Practice #2

6:15pm – Qualifying
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Qualifying
Bomber Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying

7:00pm – Drivers Meeting
7:30pm – Invocation and National Anthem

7:35pm – Race Program
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Heats
ARCA/CRA Super Series 15 Lap Last Chance Race (if needed)
Bomber Heats
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Last Chance Race (if needed)

ARCA/CRA Super Series and Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front-Stretch Autograph Session

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bomber 20 Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprint Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8 15 Lap Feature

4:30
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4:30
David McManus is on the track for the first time today after arriving from his Day Job about 20 minutes ago. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:27
7 David McManus has hit the track for the first time today. The Clio, Michigan native hopes to redeem himself this evening after leading the first 85 laps of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race here six days ago before contact between him and Scott Neal foiled his chances at a win.
4:25
When Stacy was out, his Transponder was not working.
4:24
In addition to our coverage here in Clio, Michigan, Speed51.com is also in two other places here within the Great Lakes State region:

The Miller Lite 100 – ARCA Glass City Gold Cup Outlaw Super Late Model Series / Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Combination Race at Toledo Speedway (OH):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/Outlaw_SLM/Trackside_Now_Gold_Cup_Toledo_8_16.html

The DOC 360 100 for the ARCA Midwest Tour Presented by SCAG Power Equipment & Lester Builders at Norway Speedway (MI):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/ARCA_MT/Trackside_Now_Norway_8_16.html

4:20
Top 5: Braden 15.551, Hermiller, Coughlin, Robinson, K. Tweedy.
4:20
51 Brandon Oakley and 76 Keith Zielezinski are on the track for the first time this Practice Session.
4:19
Coughlin is back to third at a 15.754.
4:18
Robinson to third fastest with a 15.794.
4:17
The second annual Chet Championship Weekend will take place on August 30-31 at Berlin Raceway. There will be seven divisions of racing over the two days, which includes the popular Super Late Models and Outlaw Late Models. Plus, $1 beer and $1 hot dogs each day along with free camping. More information can be found atwww.berlinraceway.com
4:16
5 Brett Robinson, who was second quick in the first session, comes out for the first time in this Final Practice.
4:16
Mike Stacy is on the track for the first time today after missing the first Practice Session. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:12
7 Mike Stacy is on the track for the first time today after just arriving about 30 minutes ago. The Enon, Ohio driver was stuck in a highway accident (He was not involved) on near-by I-75 and was forced to sit in traffic.
4:11
Make that a 15.802 on Coughlin’s second lap.
4:11
Coughlin to P3 on his first lap with a 15.891.
4:11
1 Cody Coughlin is now turning his first laps of this final Practice for the ARCA/CRA Super Series.
4:09
26 Rick Turner is now out on the track.
4:09
Early Top 5: Braden 15.551, Hermiller, K. Tweedy, Gullatta, Kern.
4:08
2 Kenny Tweedy and 12 Brandon Tweedy have hit the track to turn some laps also.
4:07
64 Andrew Wyatt rolls out as well.
4:07
131 Nick Gullatta joins him.
4:06
6 Brandon Hermiller, the Winner of Practice #1 is on the track for the first time this session.
4:06
Braden lays down the fastest lap overall of the day so far with a 15.551.
4:05
47 Jordan Sims, 01 Travis Braden and 21 Robbie Johnson have joined her on the race track.
4:03
Comment From Stiffler 

Goo luck to 51 Brandon Oakley 5 Brett Robinson 01 Travis Braden tonight and thanks to speed51 for all you do for us fans that can’t be at the track.

4:03
28 Ali Kern is the only driver so far to answer the call as the track is Green.
4:03
ARCA/CRA Super Series teams are rolling back out for their second and final Practice Session of the day.
4:02
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
4:01
Formula Road Racer, Kevin Zielezinski is making his Oval Track Racing debut here today for Lorz Motorsports. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:59
Brandon Tweedy, the nephew of Inaugural Series Champion, Kenny Tweedy, is making his ARCA/CRA Super Series debut here in Eastern Michigan. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:58
Veteran Rick Turner is in search of his first ARCA/CRA Super Series triumph since the 2008 racing season. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:56
Andrew Wyatt is a weekly competitor in the tracks Super Stocks division on Saturday nights. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:55
1997 Series Champion, Kenny Tweedy is looking for his first Win since the 2003 season. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:54
Last Week’s JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Winner here at Auto City Speedway, Robbie Johnson is hoping to duplicate that feat tonight against the premier series within CRA. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:52
Nick Gullatta is looking for a solid weekend to move him up in the season long points chase. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:50
Brandon Oakley is second in the Rookie of the Year title chase and hopes to close in on Kern’s freshman points lead tonight and tomorrow at Flat Rock Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:48
MEP has been a leader in developing high performance, cost effective race engine solutions. The family run business, now owned and operated by DeWaine McGunegill, has led the development of the highly successful Sealed Engine program for Super Late Models in the last nine years. Their innovative Sealed Engine package has drastically cut the cost of purchasing a competitive Super Late Model engine. McGunegill Engine Performance has also been a top builder and rebuilder of crate engines competing in Pro Late Model divisions including the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts for several years.
3:47
Ali Kern comes into tonight as the current Rookie of the Year Points Leader. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:46
Jordan Sims made the relatively short haul from north of the border, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontarioand will carry the colors of Canada here tonight. He was P5 in the first Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:45
Auto Value Super Sprints are on the track for another 15 minutes before the ARCA/CRA Super Series rolls back out for their second and final Practice of the day.
3:44
ARCA/CRA Super Series Points Leader, Travis Braden was fourth fastest in Practice #1 as this is the 19-year-old’s first ever appearance here as well. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:42
JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Points Leader, Cody Coughlin will make his second career ARCA/CRA Super Series start here today. He was P3 in Practice #1. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:40
New Albany, Indiana’s Brett Robinson was second quick in his first ever appearance in Clio, Michigan. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:40
Brandon Hermiller topped the charts in Practice #1. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:36
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Practice #1 Results

1 6 Brandon Hermiller 15.680
2 5 Brett Robinson 15.758
3 1 Cody Coughlin 15.777
4 01 Travis Braden 15.781
5 47 Jordan Sims 15.914
6 28 Ali Kern 15.955
7 51 Brandon Oakley 15.981
8 131 Nick Gullatta 16.012
9 21 Robbie Johnson 16.024
10 2 Kenny Tweedy 16.104
11 64 Andrew Wyatt 16.266
12 26 Rick Turner 16.307
13 12 Brandon Tweedy 16.440
14 76 Kevin Zielezinski 16.779
15 7 David McManus No Time
16 7 Mike Stacy No Time
3:33
That will conclude the first of two ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice Sessions as Brandon Hermiller tops the charts with a 15.680. Complete Practice Results are coming in a few minutes.
3:31
64 Andrew Wyatt rolls out late and will only get a couple of laps.
3:28
Just a couple of minutes remaining in Practice before the Auto Value Super Sprints Series take to the track for their first Practice of the day. The ARCA/CRA Super Series returns to the track for their final Practice Session at 4:00pm.
3:27
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3:27
Zielezinski comes from Formula Racing on the road courses in the Midwest and is making his oval track debut.
3:24
76 Kevin Zielezinski makes his first appearance on the race track. The DeKalb, Illinois driver is racing for Lorz Motorsports this weekend and making his ARCA/CRA Super Series debut.
3:20
10 Minutes Remaining (Top 5): Hermiller 15.680, Robinson, Coughlin, Braden, Sims.
3:20
64 Andrew Wyatt and 76 Kevin Zielezinski have yet to turn any laps in this Practice.
3:19
7 David McManus is still at his day job and will miss at least the first Practice Session while 7 Mike Stacy is stuck in traffic due to an accident on near-by I-75.
3:18
Of the cars here today, Coughlin, Hermiller, Johnson, McManus and Wyatt were also on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race here six days ago. McManus led the first 85 laps until contact between him and Fast Qualifier, Scott Neal handed the lead to Johnson who held off Coughlin to score his first career JEGS/CRA victory.
3:16
Hermiller to P1 with a 15.680.
3:15
15 Minutes left in this first of two Practice Sessions for the ARCA/CRA Super Series.
3:15
Sims to fifth quick at a 15.914.
3:14
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3:14
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS – EDCO Welding Qualifying Order
1. 131 Nick Gullatta
2. 76 Kevin Zielezinski
3. 2 Kenny Tweedy
4. 26 Rick Turner
5. 28 Ali Kern ®
6. 51 Brandon Oakley ®
7. 12 Brandon Tweedy
8. 1 Cody Coughlin
9. 21 Robbie Johnson
10. 7X Mike Stacy
11. 01 Travis Braden
12. 6 Brandon Hermiller
13. 47 Jordan Sims
14. 7 David McManus
15. 64 Andrew Wyatt
16. 5 Brett Robinson
3:13
Two cars have withdrawn from this event as Jerry Andrews and Jay Niewiek were both on the entry list, but due to separate issues at Kalamazoo Speedway on Wednesday night during the Boyne Machine Shootout, which was part of Kalamazoo Klash XXI, both have withdrawn their entries. Both teams have also indicated they are trying vigorously to get their machines ready for tomorrow’s events at Flat Rock Speedway.
3:11
Early Top 5: Robinson 15.758, Coughlin, Braden, Hermiller, Kern.
3:10
This is the first ever appearance at Auto City Speedway by the ARCA/CRA Super Series and the 34th different track in the series’ 17-year history.
3:09
New group rolls out and they are: 1 Cody Coughlin, 01 Travis Braden, 5 Brett Robinson and 21 Robbie Johnson.
3:04
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3:00
Practice has started and the first group of cars on the track includes; 2 Kenny Tweedy, 12 Brandon Tweedy, 51 Brandon Oakley, 6 Brandon Hermiller, 26 Rick Turner, 47 Jordan Sims, 28 Ali Kern and 131 Nick Gullatta.
3:00
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
2:59
There are two Boyne Machine Company Rookie of the Year title contenders in the field today; 28 Ali Kern and 51 Brandon Oakley.

1 Cody Coughlin, who he is making his second career ARCA/CRA Super Series start here today, is not a registered Rookie in the series as he is making select starts this season in order to retain his rookie eligibility for the 2014 racing season.

2:55
Veteran Kenny Tweedy (2) will lead his nephew, Brandon Tweedy (12) who is making his ARCA/CRA Super Series debut, out for Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:52
ARCA/CRA Super Series Points Leader, Travis Braden enjoys some shade before the start of Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:50
Canadian Jordan Sims looks to do well here today. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:45
Robbie Johnson won last week’s JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Race here in Clio, Michigan and looks to make it two wins in six days tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:39
The Auto Value Super Sprints are also here today. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:32
The Drivers Meeting has let out. Practice will start at 3:00pm.
2:31
Dixie Motor Speedway Promoter, Mike Kern, who is leasing Auto City Speedway today, addresses the Drivers and thanks them for coming as CRA’s Glenn Luckett looks on. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:29
(From Left to Right): Travis Braden, Dale Hermiller and his son, Brandon Hermiller listen in on today’s procedures. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:25
JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Points Leader, Cody Coughlin will make his second career ARCA/CRA Super Series start today. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:18
Drivers Meeting is about to start. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:12
Speed51.com’s view from high above Auto City Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:09
The Drivers Meeting is going to start in about five minutes and we’re heading that way.
2:08
ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS Entry List (18)
1 Cody Coughlin
01 Travis Braden
2 Kenny Tweedy
5 Brett Robinson
6 Brandon Hermiller
7 David McManus
7S Mike Stacy
12 Brandon Tweedy
21 Robbie Johnson
26 Rick Turner
28 Ali Kern ®
47 Jordan Sims
51 Brandon Oakley ®
56 Jerry Andrews
64 Andrew Wyatt
76 Kevin Zielezinski
84 Jay Niewiek
131 Nick Gullatta
2:04
Comment From Lenny 

Go Oakley and Tuner,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

2:04
This event for CRA was originally scheduled for Dixie Motor Speedway, located just eight miles north of here in Birch Run, Michigan. But due to unforeseen circumstances, Dixie Promoter, Mike Kern and Auto City Promoter, Joe DeWitte reached and agreement for Kern to bring the biggest event of the season at his facility; “BIG ONE XI” to Auto City.

In addition to the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the high-flying, winged warriors of the Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Car Series is also here today giving the fans of Eastern Michigan the best of both worlds in Super Late Models and Open Wheeled racing.

2:02
Schedule of Events for Friday, August 16
12:00pm – Pit Gates Open
2:15pm – ARCA/CRA Super Series Drivers Meeting

3:00-3:30pm – ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice #1
3:30-4:00pm – Auto Value Super Sprint Series Practice #1
4:00-4:30pm- ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice #2
4:30-5:00pm – Local Divisions Rotating Practice #1
5:00-5:30pm – Auto Value Super Sprint Series #2
5:30-5:50pm – Local Divisions Rotating Practice #2

6:15pm – Qualifying
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Qualifying
Bomber Qualifying
ARCA/CRA Super Series Qualifying

7:00pm – Drivers Meeting
7:30pm – Invocation and National Anthem

7:35pm – Race Program
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Heats
ARCA/CRA Super Series 15 Lap Last Chance Race (if needed)
Bomber Heats
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Last Chance Race (if needed)

ARCA/CRA Super Series and Auto Value Super Sprint Series Front-Stretch Autograph Session

ARCA/CRA Super Series – Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers Draper 125
Bomber 20 Lap Feature
Auto Value Super Sprint Series 30 Lap Feature
Figure 8 15 Lap Feature

2:01
In addition, this event is also Day I of the Michigan Doubleheader Weekend for the ARCA/CRA Super Series as after tonight’s race, the teams will venture south about 90 minutes to the fast 1/4 (0.250) mile semi-banked paved oval of Flat Rock Speedway, located north of Detroit in Flat Rock, Michigan for the 7-Up 125.
2:00
Port City Racecars presents Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage of today’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS race at Auto City Speedway in Clio, MI. Port City Racecars is located in Muskegon, MI. They build offset template, offset outlaw, Port City Elite, Perimeter and Perimeter ACT chassis. Plus they have many parts from participating vendors. For more on Port City Racecars, call 800-215-8074 or visit www.portcityracecars.com
1:59
Good Afternoon and welcome to Speed51.com’s Live Trackside Now Coverage of the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and the running of the Mid-Michigan Toyota Dealers / Draper 125 at the uniquely shaped 7/16s (0.437) mile semi-banked paved oval of Auto City Speedway, located north of Flint in Clio, Michigan.
1:57
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Trackside Now – ARCA/CRA Super Series – Auto City Speedway (MI) – 8/16/13