11:02
That’s going to do it for us here at Kalamazoo Speedway, for Matt Prieur, Renee Thomas and Brandon Thomas, we say Good Night from Kalamazoo, Michigan….
11:02
Phil Bozell Wins the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:02
A big thanks to Gary & Donna Howe as well as Jason Seltzer, Rick Beebe, Keny Head and the rest of the fine Kalamazoo Speedway management and staff for the always wonderful hospitality shown to Speed51.com.
11:00
A big Thanks to Bozell Racing for presenting Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

10:56
The winner meets with some fans after his thrilling win over his father, Andy Bozell. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:54
What the rest of the field saw tonight; The back end of Phil Bozell’s machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:53
Phil Bozell in victory lane after winning his second career Call of the Wild. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:45
We’re heading trackside.
10:44
CHECKERED FLAG: Phil Bozell hangs on to Win the 7th Annual Call of the Wild.
10:44
WHITE FLAG: Traffic in front of the leaders again.
10:43
2 Laps To Go: Side by side.
10:43
3 Laps To Go: A. Bozell to the inside for the lead.
10:43
4 Laps To Go; Hofacker goes a lap down.
10:43
5 Laps To Go (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Hofacker.
10:42
Lap 43: Both Bozell’s are now by themselves.
10:42
Lap 42: A. Bozell is back to reeling in P. Bozell.
10:42
10 Laps To Go (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Hofacker.
10:41
Lap 39: More traffic in front of P. Bozell.
10:41
Lap 37: P. Bozell is slowly but surely pulling away from his Dad.
10:41
Lap 35 (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Hofacker.
10:40
GREEN FLAG: A. Bozell doesn’t let his son get out to a big lead this time.
10:40
One to go at the line.
10:38
Doug Rodanhisler up against the inside wall. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:35
33 Laps Completed – 17 Laps To Go (Top 5):
1. 8 Phil Bozell
2. 70 Andy Bozell
3. 09 Marc Casey
4. 6 Mike Shewchuk
5. 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker

Those five cars are still on the lead lap. Everyone else is a lap or more down.

10:34
YELLOW FLAG: Rodanhisler tags the inside front stretch wall.
10:34
Lap 32: Heavy Traffic in front of the leaders.
10:33
Lap 30 (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Rodanhisler.
10:33
Lap 29: Six cars left on the lead lap.
10:32
Lap 26: A. Bozell is now glued to his sons’ back bumper.
10:32
HALFWAY (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Rodanhisler.
10:32
Lap 22: Casey and Shewchuk pull away to battle for third.
10:31
GREEN FLAG: The Bozell’s again check out on the rest of the field.
10:30
20 Laps Completed – 30 Laps To Go (Top 10):
1. 8 Phil Bozell
2, 70 Andy Bozell
3. 09 Marc Casey
4. 6 Mike Shewchuk
5. 76 Doug Rodanhisler
6. 1 Todd Currier
7. 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
8. 82 Josh Trammell
9. 15 Chuck Greer -1
10. 21 Dave Simpson -1
10:28
YELLOW FLAG: Trammell’s sideboard comes apart and is dragging behind him.
10:27
Lap 20 (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Casey, Shewchuk, Rodanhisler.
10:26
Lap 18: Casey to third with Shewchuk in tow.
10:26
Lap 17: A. Bozell is just lurking behind his son in second.
10:26
Lap 15 (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Currier, Shewchuk, Rodanhisler.
10:25
Lap 13: Give Shewchuk fifth.
10:25
Lap 12: Casey around Trammell for fourth.
10:25
GREEN FLAG: The Bozell’s check out immediately.
10:24
One to go at the line.
10:23
10 Laps Completed – 40 Laps To Go (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Currier, Trammell, Casey.
10:22
YELLOW FLAG: Sevigny spins in turn three.
10:21
Lap 10 (Top 5): P. Bozell, A. Bozell, Currier, Trammell, Casey.
10:21
Lap 9: Give second to A. Bozell.
10:21
Lap 8 (LEAD CHANGE): P. Bozell now the race leader.
10:21
GREEN FLAG: P. Bozell to the high side and so is his Dad.
10:19
A. Bozell will realign in sixth.
10:19
7 Laps Completed – 43 Laps To Go (Top 5): Trammell, Moon, Sevigny, P. Bozell, Currier.
10:18
YELLOW FLAG: Miller spins in turn three.
10:18
Lap 7 (LEAD CHANGE): Trammell takes the lead with the Bozell’s right behind.
10:17
Lap 6: P. Bozell to fourth, A. Bozell to sixth.
10:17
Lap 5 (Top 5): Moon, Sevigny, Trammell, Presley, P. Bozell.
10:17
Lap 3: Trammell is now up to third as he gets by Sevigny.
10:16
Lap 1: Moon leads Preseley.
10:16
GREEN FLAG: Moon with a great start on the field from the inside of the second row.
10:16
One to go at the line.
10:15
Wave Lap this time by.
10:12
The A Feature is on their pace laps as the temps have dropped to the low 50s now.
10:11
A.J. Foote Won the Call of the Wild B Feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:09
One more race to go, the 50-Lap A Feature.
10:05
A Feature Starting Line-Up (50 Laps)

1 77 Rick McMullen
2 14 Kaleb Presley
3 74 Nate Moon
4 86 Louis Miller
5 7 Tom Sevigny
6 45 Robby Henderson
7 21 Dave Simpson
8 82 Josh Trammell
9 1 Todd Currier
10 5 Tyler Hufford
11 6 Mike Shewchuk
12 71 Jake Hopwood
13 76 Doug Rodanhisler
14 09 Marc Casey
15 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
16 15 Chuck Greer
17 8 Phil Bozell
18 70 Andy Bozell
10:04
CHECKERED FLAG: A.J. Foote Wins the Call of the Wild B Feature.
10:04
WHITE FLAG: Foote is in command.
10:04
3 Laps To Go: Foote with a full straightaway lead over Hardy.
10:03
5 Laps To Go (Top 5): Foote, Hardy, Towne, Troup, Shannon.
10:02
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

10:02
10 Laps To Go (Top 5): Foote, Hardy, Towne, Troup, Shannon.
10:02
Lap 29: Shannon is of the pace.
10:01
GREEN FLAG
10:01
The leader VanAvery made contact with the spinning car of Clevenger.
10:00
VanAvery heads to the pits, broken right front wheel. Give the lead to Foote.
9:59
YELLOW FLAG: Clevenger spins in turn two.
9:58
Lap 25: Shannon now to third.
9:58
Lap 23 Shannon is roaring back through the field.
9:57
HALFWAY (Top 5): VanAvery, Foote, Hardy, Shannon, Towne
9:56
GREEN FLAG
9:55
18 Laps Completed – 22 Laps To Go (Top 5): VanAvery, Foote, Hardy, Towne, Kirkendall.
9:55
Shannon, who was running in second, has pitted as he has a right front flat tire.
9:54
YELLOW FLAG: Mellinger spins in turn two.
9:54
Lap 18: Towne shuffled back to fifth and is in battle with Kirkendall for the final top five spot.
9:54
Lap 16: Foote to third as Hardy grabs fourth.
9:53
Lap 15 (Top 5): VanAvery, Shannon, Foote, Towne, Hardy.
9:52
Lap 12: Shannon to second after starting 16th.
9:52
GREEN FLAG:
9:52
One to go at the line.
9:51
Race Leader, Litaker has a right front flat tire, handing the lead to VanAvery.
9:50
The cars are now at 3/4s speed working in the speedy dry.
9:47
Henderson may have lost a motor as Track Crews are again on the track with more Speedy Dry.
9:43
11 Laps Completed – 29 Laps To Go (Top 5): Litaker, VanAvery, Towne, Shannon, Foote.
9:43
YELLOW FLAG: Henderson spins in turns three and four. He was running in second.
9:42
Lap 10 (Top 5): Litaker, Henderson, VanAvery, Towne, Foote.
9:42
Lap 7 (LEAD CHANGE): Litaker grabs the lead using the outside groove.
9:41
Lap 5 (Top 5): Towne, Clevenger, Litaker, VanAvery, Henderson.
9:40
GREEN FLAG:
9:40
Field is getting realigned for the restart.
9:36
YELLOW FLAG: Mellinger spins in turn two, everyone else checks up and avoids the sideways machine.
9:36
Lap 1: Towne underneath the front row to take the early lead.
9:35
GREEN FLAG
9:35
0 Laps Completed – 40 Laps To Go
9:32
YELLOW FLAG: Pile-Up in turn one. Everyone pulls away though with only minor damage.
9:31
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9:31
GREEN FLAG
9:30
David Elliott Wins the Call of the Wild C Feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:27
B Feature Starting Line-Up (40 Laps)

1 15 Gary Mellinger
2 35 John Kennedy
3 13 Bob Towne
4 86 John Clevenger
5 06 Nick Weimer
6 57 Allan Troup
7 82 Patrick Kirkendall
8 33 Rob Hardy
9 30 Tim Rugg
10 99 A.J. Foote
11 18 Rod Brown
12 4 Adam Litaker
13 129 Zach Henderson
14 6 Justin Oberlin
15 2 Adam VanAvery
16 32 Chris Shannon
9:23
C Feature Winner: 71 David Elliott
9:18
South Alabama Speedway will host their big Fall event, the Alabama 200, on Saturday, October 19. There will be a 100-lap Pro Late Model feature, a 50-lap Street Stock Madness, and a 50-lap Modified event. Plus the Motorcycles and Coyotes will be in action as well. For more information, please visit www.southalabamaspeedway.com
9:17
19 Laps Completed – 11 Laps To Go (YELLOW FLAG) – Top 5: Pierman Jr., Elliott, VanAvery, Gonzalez, Gary.
9:13
A Feature Starting Line-Up (50 Laps)

1 77 Rick McMullen
2 14 Kaleb Presley
3 74 Nate Moon
4 86 Louis Miller
5 7 Tom Sevigny
6 45 Robby Henderson
7 21 Dave Simpson
8 82 Josh Trammell
9 1 Todd Currier
10 5 Tyler Hufford
11 6 Mike Shewchuk
12 71 Jake Hopwood
13 76 Doug Rodanhisler
14 09 Marc Casey
15 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
16 15 Chuck Greer
17 8 Phil Bozell
18 70 Andy Bozell
9:11
B Feature Starting Line-Up (40 Laps)

1 15 Gary Mellinger
2 35 John Kennedy
3 13 Bob Towne
4 86 John Clevenger
5 06 Nick Weimer
6 57 Allan Troup
7 82 Patrick Kirkendall
8 33 Rob Hardy
9 30 Tim Rugg
10 99 A.J. Foote
11 18 Rod Brown
12 4 Adam Litaker
13 129 Zach Henderson
14 6 Justin Oberlin
15 2 Adam VanAvery
16 32 Chris Shannon
9:08
GREEN FLAG
9:08
C Feature Starting Line-Up (30 Laps)

1 4 John Culp
2 09 Dan Price
3 14 Mark Langs Jr.
4 28 Robert Kerber
5 1 Steve Culp
6 29 Joe Gonzalez
7 19 Tristan Crego
8 15 Aaron Hoffman
9 44 Terry Hard
10 71 Scott Gary
11 42 Jerry Pierman Sr.
12 42 Chris Singleton
13 8 Don Jenkins
14 71 David Elliott
15 42 Larry Henderson
16 142 John Rousseau
17 15 Brad VanAvery
18 41 Bobby Oxford
19 45 Bob Reed
9:05
We will have limited coverage of the C Feature.
9:04
Remaining Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 14
C Feature (30 Laps)
B Feature (40 Laps)
A Feature (50 Laps)
9:02
For the second year in a row, the 2011 World Record of a 10.020 will stand.
9:01
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

8:59
Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour Results

1 70 Andy Bozell 10.121
2 8 Phil Bozell 10.602
3 15 Chuck Greer 11.717
4 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker 11.795
5 09 Marc Casey 11.835
6 76 Doug Rodanhisler 12.025
7 71 Jake Hopwood 12.127
8:58
He just misses it by 0.131 seconds.
8:57
He slows down once more.
8:57
10.685
8:57
10.605
8:57
10.490
8:56
He’s back on the gas and here we go again.
8:56
The record is a 10.020.
8:56
He slows down. But stays on the track.
8:56
10.332
8:56
10.236
8:56
10.121 (FAST TIME)
8:55
10.151 (FAST TIME)
8:55
10.162 (FAST TIME)
8:55
GREEN FLAG
8:55
Here comes 70 Andy Bozell as he’ll be the final car to go out and attempt to break the record.
8:54
Both Bozell crews frantically swap out carburetors to get Andy Bozell’s #70 back out for one more shot at breaking the World Record. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:52
Carburetor issues on the #70 so the teams swap out the carb on the #8 car and are putting it on the #70 as time continues to click off. 3 Minutes left.
8:50
5 Minutes Remaining as both Bozell teams are thrashing on both cars in an effort to get each of them back out one more time.
8:49
The biggest open Modified event in the country, the John Blewett III North-South Shootout, is back and bigger than ever for its 11th annual running. On November 8th and 9th, the “Men who live by the grace of God and 600 horsepower” will thunder around North Carolina’s Caraway Speedway in this traditional Modified battle pitting the stars of the Northern Modifieds versus their counterparts in the South. Tickets are affordable for the whole family and it’s a show that shouldn’t be missed by fans who enjoy wheel-to-wheel excitement. For more details on the 11th annual John Blewett III North-South Shootout, visit www.carawayspeedway.com
8:48
He pulls right in as the motor is sounding a bit ill.
8:48
GREEN FLAG
8:48
A. Bozell is now on the track.
8:47
P.Bozell heads back to the pits as 70 Andy Bozell is being pushed back up to the chute.
8:46
He slides up the track and slows down.
8:46
10.901
8:46
GREEN FLAG
8:46
8 Phil Bozell rolls back out once again to try and unseat his Father.
8:45
Call of the Wild World Record Happy Hour Times (10 Minutes Remaining)

1 70 Andy Bozell 10.385
2 8 Phil Bozell 10.602
3 15 Chuck Greer 11.717
4 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker 11.795
5 09 Marc Casey 11.835
6 76 Doug Rodanhisler 12.025
7 71 Jake Hopwood 12.127
8:45
12.921, as she was slowing down and she heads back to the pits.
8:44
11.832
8:44
11.810
8:44
11.795 (4th Quick)
8:43
11.933
8:43
GREEN FLAG
8:43
1 Kelli Jo Hofacker is back out one more time.
8:43
He shuts it down and pulls in this time. 12 minutes remaining.
8:42
12.189
8:42
12.146
8:42
He’s back up to speed.
8:42
And he shuts it down, but remains on the track.
8:42
12.234
8:41
12.127
8:41
12.224
8:41
He pulls in. 71 Jake Hopwood is back out.
8:41
10.602 (2nd Quick)
8:40
10.756
8:40
10.901
8:40
GREEN FLAG
8:40
8 Phil Bozell returns.
8:40
He slows down and pulls in.
8:39
12.227
8:39
12.219
8:39
12.025
8:39
12.270
8:38
76 Doug Rodanhisler is out once again.
8:38
He slides up into turn one and ducks right back down to the pits.
8:38
10.569
8:38
10.554
8:37
GREEN FLAG
8:37
Back out now: 70 Andy Bozell
8:37
She shuts it down, but becomes the fifth driver to break into the 11s.
8:37
11.972 (5th Quick)
8:36
11.990 (5th Quick)
8:36
12.157
8:36
12.041 (5th Quick)
8:36
12.156
8:36
The 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend will take place on Oktober 3,4,5,6 at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, WI. This is the big fall event that will crown many Champions from the Speedway to the visiting touring series. There will be over 500 cars with 600+ laps of feature racing with 19 divisions in which five are Late Model divisions. This is one race weekend that you need to put on your bucket list and attend. www.oktoberfestweekend.com
8:35
12.317
8:35
GREEN FLAG
8:35
1 Kelli Jo Hofacker is back out.
8:35
20 Minutes Remaining.
8:34
11.717 (3rd Fastest)
8:34
11.925
8:34
11.921 (4th Quick)
8:34
12.149
8:33
GREEN FLAG
8:33
Hopwood pulls in as 15 Chuck Greer comes back out again.
8:33
12.160
8:32
12.222
8:32
12.174
8:32
12.406
8:32
12.268
8:31
71 Jake Hopwood is back out.
8:31
10.705 (2nd Fastest) and he pulls in.
8:31
10.946
8:31
10.894 (2nd Quick)
8:30
11.267 (2nd Quick)
8:30
GREEN FLAG
8:30
8 Phil Bozell is back out.
8:29
12.081 (5th Quick)
8:29
12.201
8:29
12.207
8:29
12.171 (5th Quick)
8:28
12.362
8:28
12.437
8:28
12.553
8:28
76 Doug Rodanhisler is rolling back out for another turn.
8:27
He shuts it down.
8:27
11.835 (3rd Fastest)
8:27
11.850 (3rd Quick)
8:27
Now he’s back up to speed.
8:27
Casey slows down, but stays on the race track.
8:26
12.010
8:26
12.040
8:26
11.990 (3rd Quick)
8:26
GREEN FLAG
8:26
09 Marc Casey is back out.
8:25
A. Bozell pulls in for more adjustments.
8:25
Comment From Bob & Angie Dillner 

Love the Call of the Wild event at KZoo; those sail-panels are so cool. We hope to see it in person some day. Thanks to the Bozells for making this coverage possible. It’s been a great year at Kalamazoo Speedway. Super Shoe Nationals in a couple weeks.

8:25
Sideways out of turn two, he slows down.
8:25
10.712
8:25
He’s back up to speed.
8:25
He shuts it down, but stays out.
8:24
10.420
8:24
10.413
8:24
10.429
8:24
GREEN FLAG
8:23
Out now: 70 Andy Bozell
8:23
To compare Bozell’s World Record run in 2011 of a 10.020 to another blazing-fast form of racing, the fastest lap ever recorded for a Winged Sprint Car at Kalamazoo was a 10.270-second lap. That lap, which was more than two-tenths of a second slower than Bozell’s record, was set by Jason Blonde in 2010. In one appearance by Winged Sprint Cars at Kalamazoo this season, Jojo Helberg was able to run a 10.305-seconnd lap.

To further compare the wicked fast speeds of this event, the all-time Outlaw Super Late Models track record, running cars per the rulebook, is an 11.826, set just over a month ago during Kalamazoo Klash XXI by Ross Meeuwsen.

8:23
He slows down.
8:23
12.002 (3rd Quick)
8:22
12.066 (3rd Fastest)
8:22
12.198 (3rd Fastest)
8:22
12.456
8:21
Up next: 15 Chuck Greer
8:21
13.340 as she slows it down and pulls off.
8:21
12.220 (4th Fastest)
8:21
12.257 (4th Fastest)
8:21
12.350 (5th Quick)
8:20
12.683
8:20
GREEN FLAG
8:20
He shuts it down and pulls in. Up next; 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
8:20
12.642
8:19
12.332 (4th Fastest)
8:19
Hopwood now back up to speed and he’ll try it again.
8:19
He shuts it down.
8:19
12.427 (5th Quick)
8:18
12.445 (5th Quick)
8:18
12.500
8:18
12.787
8:18
GREEN FLAG
8:18
71 Jake Hopwood heads back out.
8:17
The 41st Annual Marion Edwards Memorial will be the championship race for the Bright House Challenge Series. The stars will compete on the famous New Smyrna Speedway half-mile oval in a 100-lap event to determint the 2013 season. More information can be found at www.newsmyrnaspeedway.org
8:16
Track Crew is on the track once again to double check everything before releasing teams. So far, four are back in the chute, including Jake Hopwood, Kelli Jo Hofacker, Doug Rodanhisler and Andy Bozell.
8:15
Andy Bozell’s crew goes to work on his #70. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:12
Top 5:
1. 70 Andy Bozell 10.368
2. 8 Phil Bozell 11.278
3. 09 Marc Casey 12.215
4. 15 Chuck Greer 12.418
5. 76 Doug Rodanhisler 12.572
8:11
Now that all seven teams have made their initial attempt, they are now free to come out, one at a time, as often as they want, as many laps as they want, until 8:55pm.
8:09
He shuts it down, for now.
8:09
10.448
8:09
10.368 (FAST TIME)
8:09
He’s back up to speed. GREEN FLAG.
8:08
And he shuts it down. Was way sideways.
8:08
10.454
8:08
10.395 (FAST TIME)
8:08
11.091 (FAST TIME)
8:08
Green Flag.
8:07
Up next: 70 Andy Bozell
8:07
11.278 (FAST TIME) and he shuts it down.
8:07
11.307 (FAST TIME)
8:07
11.664 (FAST TIME)
8:06
11.707 (FAST TIME)
8:06
12.269
8:06
12.670
8:05
Rolling out now: 8 Phil Bozell
8:05
12.973 and she shuts it down.
8:05
12.732
8:04
12.721
8:04
13.000
8:04
He pulls in, up next the lone female driver on the grounds: 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
8:03
12.215 (FAST TIME)
8:03
12.459
8:03
12.694
8:02
12.615
8:02
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

8:02
Out now: 09 Marc Casey
8:01
12.418 (FAST TIME) and he pulls in.
8:01
12.569 (FAST TIME)
8:01
12.779
8:00
12.912
8:00
13.982
8:00
Rolling out now: 15 Chuck Greer
8:00
13.497 and he slows down and pulls in.
7:59
13.773
7:59
13.397 way sideways out of turn two.
7:59
13.039
7:58
13.104
7:58
Next up: 71 Jake Hopwood
7:58
12.696 and he shuts it down.
7:58
12.572
7:57
12.870
7:57
12.961
7:57
Here we go; 76 Doug Rodanhisler
7:57
We’ll post each individual lap as they happen…. The first driver outonce Track Crews make their final check of the track will be 76 Doug Rodanhisler. Each driver will make their initial run and turn as many laps as they’d like. Once all seven have gone through once, they can come out as many time as they’d like within the hour.
7:53
This is the YouTube Video of Andy Bozell’s World Record Breaking Lap during the 2011 Call of the Wild; A 10.020: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNL_rJaOZH4&feature=player_embedded
7:53
The fastest qualifier for tonight at the conclusion of Raceiever Qualifying Hour will receive $1,000 cash plus a $500 Sweet Manufacturing certificate. If the fastest qualifier also sets a new world record they will receive an additional $2,000 bonus as well.

In addition to the excitement of the world record attempts, the night will also feature a 50-Lap, $1,500 to win feature for the Outlaw V-8 machines. In total, a potential payday of $4,000 is available to one driver if they can reset the World Record and then go on to Win the 50-Lap main.

7:51
Order of Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour (First Run):

1 76 Doug Rodanhisler
2 71 Jake Hopwood
3 15 Chuck Greer
4 09 Marc Casey
5 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker
6 8 Phil Bozell
7 70 Andy Bozell
7:50
The Inaugural Call of the Wild was in 2007 and saw dirt track veteran Terry Sroufe get to a 10.800-second lap, which did not break Randy Sweet’s record of a 10.746 set back in 1982.

In 2008 though, another dirt racing veteran, Curt Spalding, did finally break Sweet’s 26-year-old record with a 10.715. A year later, Spalding shattered his own mark by nearly a half a second by turning a 10.217. The 2010 version of the event saw Andy Bozell lower the record even more to a 10.038.

In 2011, the 12-Time Kalamazoo Speedway Outlaw Super Late Model Track Champion Bozell, a member of the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame, did it again as he lowered the World Record to a staggering 10.020-seconds, which averages out to 134.730mph.

The 2012 version of the race would be only the second time in the events history that the World Record did not fall as Bozell could only post a 10.157 in his wicked creation sporting the #70 for car owner Harry Foote, Jr.

7:49
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
7:48
Once all seven teams have taken a turn in order after running as many laps as they’d like to, they then may go back out at any time they want and take as many laps as they want.
7:47
We’ll post each individual lap as they happen…. The first driver outonce Track Crews make their final check of the track will be 76 Doug Rodanhisler.

The Call of the Wild Track Record (The WORLD Record on a 3/8s mile paved oval) was set in last years version of the “COTW” by 12-Time Outlaw Super Late Models Track Champion, Andy Bozell who went a blistering 10.020, average speed = 134.730mph.

7:46
Long will not participate as he wrecked his machine late in Practice and has withdrawn for the rest of the evening.
7:46
Top 8 Overall from Practice:

1 70 Andy Bozell 11.153
2 8 Phil Bozell 11.693
3 0 John Long 11.890
4 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker 12.248
5 09 Marc Casey 12.336
6 15 Chuck Greer 12.416
7 71 Jake Hopwood 12.582
8 76 Doug Rodanhisler 12.598
7:45
The Top 8 from Final Practice did NOT Qualify and are automatically locked into the “A” Feature and will be participating in the World Record Qualifying Hour from now until 8:45pm. The results from the World Record Qualifying Hour will determine rows 7-10 with a complete invert. (Example, 8th fastest qualifier will start on the inside of row 7, 7th fastest qualifier on the outside of row 7, etc.).
7:45
It’s now time for Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour.
7:44
Just a note, there is no Radio Coverage of tonight’s events from here in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
7:44
Billy Shannon drives away after Winning the Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders portion of the Call of the Wild. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:39
Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature Winner: 1 Billy Shannon
7:37
It is developing into a cool evening here in Kalamazoo, Michigan with the current temperature at 61 degrees and continuing to fall. Temps should be right around the mid-high 50s with the sun just about set when Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour starts.
7:33
Remaining Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 14
D Feature (Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders) – (25 Laps)

Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour

C Feature (30 Laps)
B Feature (40 Laps)
A Feature (50 Laps)

7:31
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7:30
Todd Metz Jr., on his way to Winning the Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders portion of the Call of the Wild. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:28
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature Winner: 79 Todd Metz Jr.
7:25
This event has become a staple of the track schedule since it was introduced to challenge Randy Sweet’s all time track and world record lap in 2007, which was, at the time, a 10.746-second lap set back in 1982.

This event features Outlaw Super Late Models with sprint car wings, sideboards and whatever creations the drivers can come up with to satisfy their need for speed.

As has been the case throughout the history of the event, the highlight of the night is actually not the racing itself, but the World Record Qualifying hour. The qualifying round allows the fastest eight drivers from practice automatically getting locked into the 50-lap “A” Feature, then going out in a no-holds-barred attempt at the fastest lap an attempt to break a World Record.

This year, a World Record run means a $2,000 bonus.

7:24
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature is still ongoing and will be followed by the Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature.
7:23
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7:10
We’re going to take about a 15-20 minute pause in the action in order to Feed and Water ourselves while the Four-Cylinders Features are in progress. We’ll be back in plenty of time for the Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour.
7:03
B Feature Starting Line-Up (40 Laps)

1 15 Gary Mellinger
2 35 John Kennedy
3 13 Bob Towne
4 86 John Clevenger
5 06 Nick Weimer
6 57 Allan Troup
7 82 Patrick Kirkendall
8 33 Rob Hardy
9 30 Tim Rugg
10 99 A.J. Foote
11 18 Rod Brown
12 4 Adam Litaker
13 129 Zach Henderson
14 6 Justin Oberlin
15 2 Adam VanAvery
16 32 Chris Shannon
7:02
C Feature Starting Line-Up (30 Laps)

1 4 John Culp
2 09 Dan Price
3 14 Mark Langs Jr.
4 28 Robert Kerber
5 1 Steve Culp
6 29 Joe Gonzalez
7 19 Tristan Crego
8 15 Aaron Hoffman
9 44 Terry Hard
10 71 Scott Gary
11 42 Jerry Pierman Sr.
12 42 Chris Singleton
13 8 Don Jenkins
14 71 David Elliott
15 42 Larry Henderson
16 142 John Rousseau
17 15 Brad VanAvery
18 41 Bobby Oxford
19 45 Bob Reed
7:00
The 25-Lap Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature is on the track and will be followed by the 25-Lap Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Feature. Then it’ll be time for Raceiver World Record Qualifying Hour.
6:59
Pre-Race Ceremonies are complete, it’s time to go racing here at Kalamazoo Speedway.
6:59
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

6:54
Pre-Race Ceremonies have started.
6:47
Remaining Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 14
6:55pm- Pre-Race Cereminies / Invocation / National Anthem

7:00pm – Racing Begins
E Feature (Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders) – (25 Laps)
D Feature (Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders) – (25 Laps)
Raceiver Qualifying Hour
C Feature (30 Laps)
B Feature (40 Laps)
A Feature (50 Laps)

6:46
Andy Bozell, Phil Bozell, Kelli Jo Hofacker, Marc Casey, Chuck Greer, Jake Hopwood and Doug Rodanhisler will be the drivers taking part in Raceiver Qualifying Hour at approximately 7:45pm., and will not be a part of Regular Qualifying.

John Long was third quick overall today, but after his wreck late in Practice, he has loaded up and is done for the day. So Seven Teams will participate.

6:46
Call of the Wild Qualifying Results

1 6 Mike Shewchuk 12.605
2 5 Tyler Hufford 12.736
3 1 Todd Currier 12.929
4 82 Josh Trammell 12.992
5 21 Dave Simpson 13.114
6 45 Robby Henderson 13.157
7 7 Tom Sevigny 13.185
8 86 Louis Miller 13.193
9 74 Nate Moon 13.376
10 14 Kaleb Presley 13.384
11 77 Rick McMullen 13.412
12 32 Chris Shannon 13.428
13 2 Adam VanAvery 13.515
14 6 Justin Oberlin 13.544
15 129 Zach Henderson 13.599
16 4 Adam Litaker 13.695
17 18 Rod Brown 13.760
18 99 A.J. Foote 13.867
19 30 Tim Rugg 13.942
20 33 Rob Hardy 14.044
21 82 Patrick Kirkendall 14.183
22 57 Allan Troup 14.204
23 06 Nick Weimer 14.227
24 86 John Clevenger 14.325
25 13 Bob Towne 14.352
26 35 John Kennedy 14.425
27 15 Gary Mellinger 14.628
28 71 David Elliott 14.634
29 8 Don Jenkins 14.730
30 42 Chris Singleton 14.787
31 42 Jerry Pierman Sr. 15.105
32 71 Scott Gary 15.135
33 44 Terry Hard 15.352
34 15 Aaron Hoffman 15.365
35 19 Tristan Crego 15.408
36 29 Joe Gonzalez 15.463
37 1 Steve Culp 15.619
38 28 Robert Kerber 15.714
39 14 Mark Langs Jr. 15.768
40 09 Dan Price 15.808
41 4 John Culp 16.332
42 42 Larry Henderson 99.999
43 142 John Rousseau 99.999
44 15 Brad VanAvery 99.999
45 41 Bobby Oxford 99.999
46 45 Bob Reed 99.999
6:45
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
6:45
15 Brad VanAvery, 41 Bobby Oxford and 45 Bob Reed did not answer the call for Qualifying, so that’ll do it for V-8’s Qualifying as Mike Shewchuk was the fastest of the 46 teams that are not running in the Raceiver Qualifying Hour. Complete Results are coming in a few minutes.
6:42
44 Terry Hard
Lap 1: 15.559
Lap 2: 15.352
BEST: 15.352
6:41
86 Louis Miller
Lap 1: 13.440
Lap 2: 13.193
BEST: 13.193
6:41
42 Chris Singleton
Lap 1: 15.237
Lap 2: 14.787
BEST: 14.787
6:40
21 Dave Simpson
Lap 1: 13.114
Lap 2: 13.296
BEST: 13.114
6:40
86 John Clevenger
Lap 1: 14.784
Lap 2: 14.325
BEST: 14.325
6:39
32 Chris Shannon
Lap 1: 13.428
Lap 2: 13.927
BEST: 13.428
6:38
1 Todd Currier
Lap 1: 12.929
Lap 2: 13.056
BEST: 12.929
6:38
19 Tristan Crego
Lap 1: 15.493
Lap 2: 15.408
BEST: 15.408
6:37
Qualifying resumes with 19 Tristan Crego.
6:36
Current Top 5:

1 6 Mike Shewchuk 12.605
2 5 Tyler Hufford 12.736
3 82 Josh Trammell 12.992
4 45 Robby Henderson 13.157
5 7 Tom Sevigny 13.185
6:35
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
6:35
42 Larry Henderson with a bunch of smoke pouring from his machine as the Yellow Flag is out.
6:34
4 Adam Litaker
Lap 1: 13.723
Lap 2: 13.695
BEST: 13.695
6:34
33 Rob Hardy
Lap 1: 14.122
Lap 2: 14.044
BEST: 14.044
6:33
6 Mike Shewchuk
Lap 1: 12.824
Lap 2: 12.605
BEST: 12.605 (FAST TIME)
6:33
2 Adam VanAvery
Lap 1: 13.620
Lap 2: 13.515
BEST: 13.515
6:32
5 Tyler Hufford
Lap 1: 13.059
Lap 2: 12.736
BEST: 12.736 (FAST TIME)
6:31
18 Rod Brown
Lap 1: 13.760
Lap 2: 13.764
BEST: 13.760
6:31
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
6:30
14 Kaleb Presley
Lap 1: 13.593
Lap 2: 13.384
BEST: 13.384
6:29
6 Justin Oberlin
Lap 1: 13.871
Lap 2: 13.544
BEST: 13.544
6:29
82 Josh Trammell
Lap 1: 13.129
Lap 2: 12.992
BEST: 12.992 (FAST TIME)
6:28
99 A.J. Foote
Lap 1: 13.891
Lap 2: 13.867
BEST: 13.867
6:27
129 Zach Henderson
Lap 1: 13.599
Lap 2: 13.956
BEST: 13,599
6:26
42 Jerry Pierman Sr.
Lap 1: 15.361
Lap 2: 15.105
BEST: 15.105
6:26
74 Nate Moon
Lap 1: 13.450
Lap 2: 13.376
BEST: 13.376
6:24
8 Don Jenkins
Lap 1: 14.730
Lap 2: 14.863
BEST: 14.730
6:24
06 Nick Weimer
Lap 1: 14.410
Lap 2: 14.227
BEST: 14.227
6:23
15 Aaron Hoffman
Lap 1: 15.365
Lap 2: 15.620
BEST: 15.365
6:22
45 Robby Henderson
Lap 1: 13.157
Lap 2: 13.402
BEST: 13.157 (FAST TIME)
6:22
30 Tim Rugg
Lap 1: 14.098
Lap 2: 13.942
BEST: 13.942
6:21
15 Gary Mellinger
Lap 1: 15.257
Lap 2: 14.628
BEST: 14.628
6:20
1 Steve Culp
Lap 1: 16.105
Lap 2: 15.619
BEST: 15.619
6:19
57 Allan Troup
Lap 1: 14.591
Lap 2: 14.204
BEST: 14.204
6:19
7 Tom Sevigny
Lap 1: 13.421
Lap 2: 13.185
BEST: 13.185 (FAST TIME)
6:18
29 Joe Gonzalez
Lap 1: 15.463
Lap 2: 15.629
BEST: 15.463
6:17
09 Dan Price
Lap 1: 15.808
Lap 2: 15.810
BEST: 15.808
6:17
4 John Culp
Lap 1: 16.332
Lap 2: 16.463
BEST: 16.332
6:15
Track Clean-Up is just about complete as we will resume Call of the Wild Regular Qualifying in just a few moments.
6:13
Andy Bozell’s Grandchildren have some pretty neat shirts for the races tonight. (Kalamazoo Speedway Photo)
6:11
Andy and Phil Bozell, Kelli Jo Hofacker, Marc Casey, Chuck Greer, Jake Hopwood and Doug Rodanhisler will be the drivers taking part in Raceiver Qualifying Hour and will not be a part of Regular Qualifying.

John Long was third quick overall today, but after his wreck late in Practice, he has loaded up and is done for the day. So Seven Teams will participate.

6:06
Track Crews are back on the track applying more speedy dry to the 3/8s mile as Rousseau has dropped quite a bit of fluids on the speedway.
6:04
Early Top 5:

1 77 Rick McMullen 13.412
2 82 Patrick Kirkendall 14.183
3 13 Bob Towne 14.352
4 35 John Kennedy 14.425
5 71 David Elliott 14.634
6:03
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

6:00
142 John Rousseau with a ton of smoke as he has dropped some oil on the track.
6:00
82 Patrick Kirkendall
Lap 1: 14.183
Lap 2: 14.219
BEST: 14.183
5:59
77 Rick McMullen
Lap 1: 13.550
Lap 2: 13.412
BEST: 13.412
5:59
13 Bob Towne
Lap 1: 14.362
Lap 2: 14.352
BEST: 14.352
5:58
35 John Kennedy
Lap 1: 14.735
Lap 2: 14.425
BEST: 14.425
5:57
71 Scott Gary
Lap 1: 15.304
Lap 2: 15.135
BEST: 15.135
5:56
14 Mark Langs Jr.
Lap 1: 15.815
Lap 2: 15.768
BEST: 15.768
5:56
28 Robert Kerber
Lap 1: 15.717
Lap 2: 15.714
BEST: 15.714
5:55
71 David Elliott
Lap 1: 14.649
Lap 2: 14.634
BEST: 14.634
5:54
Here we go with V-8 Qualifying.
5:52
Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Fast Qualifier: 1 Billy Shannon
5:50
V-8’s Qualifying for those not taking part in the World Record Qualifying Hour will be coming up shortly.
5:46
In addition to our coverage here from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Speed51 is all over the country with more coverage from other high-profile events as part of our ‘Saturday Grand Slam’:

The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance is at near-by Springport Motor Speedway (MI) for the Springport Fall Brawl 100 Presented byJEGS.com:http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/JEGS/Trackside_Now_Springport_9_14.html

The CARS X-1R Pro Cup Series first Championship race of 2013 is at Orange County Speedway (NC):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/ProCup/Trackside_Now_Orange_County_9_14.html

Finally the Yellow River Racing Series’ 75-lap event is at Marshfield Motor Speedway (WI):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/SLM/Trackside_Now_YRRS_Marshfield_9_14.html

5:45
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
5:43
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Fast Qualifier: 11 Jason Essex

Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Qualifying is up next.

5:39
Call of the Wild V-8 Overall Practice Results

1 70 Andy Bozell 11.153
2 8 Phil Bozell 11.693
3 0 John Long 11.890
4 1 Kelli Jo Hofacker 12.248
5 09 Marc Casey 12.336
6 15 Chuck Greer 12.416
7 71 Jake Hopwood 12.582
8 76 Doug Rodanhisler 12.598
9 1 Todd Currier 12.663
10 5 Tyler Hufford 12.742
11 129 Zach Henderson 13.187
12 32 Chris Shannon 13.268
13 21 Dave Simpson 13.311
14 6 Justin Oberlin 13.361
15 82 Josh Trammell 13.396
16 74 Nate Moon 13.449
17 45 Robby Henderson 13.482
18 86 Louis Miller 13.546
19 77 Rick McMullen 13.601
20 14 Kaleb Presley 13.636
21 2 Adam VanAvery 13.710
22 4 Adam Litaker 13.793
23 42 Larry Henderson 13.849
24 18 Rod Brown 13.871
25 30 Tim Rugg 14.013
26 57 Allan Troup 14.197
27 82 Patrick Kirkendall 14.268
28 8 Rob Hardy 14.368
29 06 Nick Weimer 14.483
30 71 David Elliott 14.758
31 8 Don Jenkins 14.775
32 71 Scott Gary 15.098
33 42 Jerry Pierman Sr. 15.107
34 29 Joe Gonzalez 15.110
35 15 Gary Mellinger 15.374
36 14 Mark Langs Jr. 15.526
37 09 Dan Price 15.733
38 28 Robert Kerber 15.854
39 44 Terry Hard 15.913
40 1 Steve Culp 16.276
41 86 John Clevenger 16.344
42 4 John Culp No Time
43 6 Mike Shewchuk No Time
44 7 Tom Sevigny No Time
45 13 Bob Towne No Time
46 15 Brad VanAvery No Time
47 19 Tristan Crego No Time
48 35 John Kennedy No Time
49 41 Bobby Oxford No Time
50 42 Chris Singleton No Time
51 45 Bob Reed No Time
52 99 A.J. Foote No Time
53 142 John Rousseau No Time
5:34
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5:30
In addition to Andy and Phil Bozell, Kelli Jo Hofacker, Marc Casey, Chuck Greer, Jake Hopwood and Doug Rodanhisler will be the drivers taking part in Raceiver Qualifying Hour.

John Long was third quick overall today, but after his wreck late in Practice, he has loaded up and is done for the day.

5:21
We will have limited coverage of all of the Four-Cylinders activity here today.
5:20
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Qualifying is next and will be followed by Rear Wheel Drive Qualifying and then the remaining V-8’s not eligible for Raceiver Qualifying Hour will Qualify to set the line-ups for the C and B Features as well as the A Feature. The top 12 from the ‘normal’ Qualifying Session will be deemed “A” cars.
5:18
Practice is now complete as A. Bozell (11.153) and P. Bozell (11.693) were 1-2. Complete Practice Results will be available soon as well as who the top eight drivers that will be competing in the Raceiver Qualifying Hour.
5:16
P. Bozell to second quick with an 11.693.
5:15
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
5:13
No because there is a Wheelbase Rule for this event.
5:13
Comment From Jamie Ryder 

If someone brought a sprint car with a V8 would they let them race in the open ?

5:13
There 85 cars on the grounds here today:
53 V-8’s
11 Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders
21 Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders
5:09
Prior to his wreck, John Long had worked his way to second overall in Practice speeds.
5:08
Practice has resumed and will now go to 5:15pm.
5:05
John Long’s machine being towed away. It appears that the Niles, Michigan driver is done for the day. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:02
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

5:00
John Long, one lap prior to the wreck in turn four. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:58
What’s left of John Long’s #0. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:56
Red Flag as John Long has pounded the turn four wall. He is out of the car and ok, but his car is a mess.
4:54
11.153 for A. Bozell’s first clear lap of this session.
4:53
A. Bozell finally has a clear track ahead and hopes to knock down his quick lap.
4:53
There’s about 15 minutes remaining in Practice for today as Qualifying will start at 5:15pm., for the Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders followed by the Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders.
4:51
Both Bozell’s are now on the track.
4:49
Andy and Phil Bozell are in line to head back out for Practice. They are still 1-2 on the Overall Practice Chart.
4:47
There is technically only one division here today although they are separated into several groups. The V-8’s are anything from an Outlaw Super Late Model all the way to a Bomber. These machines will be divided into 20-car groups after Qualifying. The Fastest 20 will be the “A’ Cars while the middle 20 will be the “B” group and the remaining 20 will be classified as “C” Cars. If there are more than 60 V-8’s then there will be a “D” division added.

The “E” Division is made up entirely of Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders while the “F” group is all Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders.

In addition, and for the “A” Group only, the fastest Eight (8) cars in Overall Practice today will be locked into Raceiver Qualifying Hour and will be the only teams allowed to participate in the World Record Breaking Qualifying Hour.

Those Eight Teams will then be added to the back of the 50-Lap “A” Feature making up rows seven through 10 as the main Feature of the evening, as well as every Feature conducted here this evening, is Completely Inverted.

4:44
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.
4:44
Four-Cylinders Practice is done for today, the remaining Practice will be devoted to the V-8 machines on the grounds.
4:43
We will have Overall Practice Results for all teams on the grounds just as soon as we can at the conclusion of Practice.
4:43
A reminder that the Scoring Tower is in the Infield here at Kalamazoo Speedway as we (Speed51.com) are in the comforts of the Suite located next to the Announcers Booth on the grandstands side.

We are working on getting Practice Speeds as well as the Complete List of every driver on the grounds here in Kalamazoo, Michigan today for the 7th annual Call of the Wild Presented by Raceiver and Sweet Manufacturing as soon as the track pauses Practice to allow crews and fans to cross the track.

4:41
Nope, not today. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:39
Phil Bozell will be one of the few drivers looking to keep pace with his Father’s machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:35
There’s nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to the Call of the Wild. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:33
The Rocket Car waits for the Final Practice of the day as driver, Andy Bozell looks to get into at least the 10-Second barrier in Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:31
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders are back out for the last time this afternoon.
4:30
The 25th Anniversary running of the Glass City 200 will take place on Saturday, September 28 at Toledo Speedway in Toledo, OH. The 2013 edition is one of the top outlaw bodied Late Model races in the area. Some of the previous winners include: Bob Senneker, Joe Ruttman, Joy Fair, Junior Hanley, Steve Sauve, Brian Campbell, Harold Fair Jr., Dave Kuhlman and Augie Grill. More information can be found atwww.toledospeedway.com
4:29
Good Question; There are quite a few open trailers here today while there are still some enclosed haulers on the property. In the case of a few teams, the crews have to assemble the wings and sideboards here at the track once the cars an unloaded.
4:29
Comment From guest 

how do these guys haul these cars to the track?

4:27
But Dan Price’s ’57 Chevy is just too cool to not take a second look at. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:26
There are some ‘modestly’ decked out machines as is the case with Gary Millinger. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:24
Nate Moon and his open-wheeled Modified turning laps. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:21
V-8’s are back out on the track to resume Practice.
4:19
Robby Henderson waits to head out. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:18
Jason Essex (11) and Matt Majewski (15) race down the front stretch in Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:16
The 2013 Speed51.com Late Model Most Popular Driver presented by ARbodies voting is underway. You can vote for your favorite driver once a day – any additional votes will not be counted. The overall Most Popular driver will receive a free white “A” package ABC or Late Model Stock Car body from ARbodies.com. Vote today by visiting http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/MPD/MPD_voting.html
4:15
Steve Coffey (88) and Billy Shannon (1) work there way through turn three during Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:08
Once clean up is complete, the Four-Cylinders will be sent back out for another Practice before the V-8’s return.
4:05
A lot of speedy dry is on the track thanks to a blown motor. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:03
Marc Casey rolls back to his pit stall. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:02
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

4:00
Chris Shannon waits for the Track Crew to complete their clean-up before heading back out. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:58
Andy Bozell’s Call of the Wild creation, at speed. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:56
The logistics of talking to your driver about making changes are a bit different in an event like this. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:53
Mike Shewchuk (6) and Phil Bozell (8) head down the backstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:50
A reminder that the Scoring Tower is in the Infield here at Kalamazoo Speedway as we (Speed51.com) are in the comforts of the Suite located next to the Announcers Booth on the grandstands side.

We are working on getting Practice Speeds as well as the Complete List of every driver on the grounds here in Kalamazoo, Michigan today for the 7th annual Call of the Wild Presented by Raceiver and Sweet Manufacturing as soon as the track pauses Practice to allow crews and fans to cross the track.

3:49
Yellow Flag is out as a competitor has dropped some fluids on the race track as a result of a blown motor.
3:48
Kelli Jo Hofacker is the lone female all decked out in trickery for today’s events. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:47
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3:46
Phil Bozell is second quick so far in Overall V-8 Practice behind his Dad. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:44
Andy Bozell during his fast lap run early in Practice, only an 11.374. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:40
In addition to our coverage here from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Speed51 is all over the country with more coverage from other high-profile events as part of our ‘Saturday Grand Slam’:

The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance is at near-by Springport Motor Speedway (MI) for the Springport Fall Brawl 100 Presented byJEGS.com:http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/JEGS/Trackside_Now_Springport_9_14.html

The CARS X-1R Pro Cup Series first Championship race of 2013 is at Orange County Speedway (NC):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/ProCup/Trackside_Now_Orange_County_9_14.html

Finally the Yellow River Racing Series’ 75-lap event is at Marshfield Motor Speedway (WI):http://www.speed51.com/2013_Stories/SLM/Trackside_Now_YRRS_Marshfield_9_14.html

3:35
More V-8’s wait to head out for Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:33
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3:33
Comment From R e Patterson 

yes thanks speed51.com for coverage from Oshawa Canada

3:33
A 57 Chevy; With a Wing. Driven by Canadian Dan Price. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:31
When we said everything was here, we meant everything is here. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:30
Not everyone came decked out in wings and sideboards as is the case with Patrick Kirkendall. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:27
Traffic in front of Bozell the last few laps, he pulls in. Still sitting P1.
3:26
Bozell turns an 11.374 his first lap.
3:26
Andy Bozell is on the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:24
When we said everything was here, we meant it. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:22
Comment From Jim Swan 

Thanks Bozell racing and Speed51 for the great coverage!!!! Following along here in South Carolina!!

3:22
Remember the Top Eight Overall in V-8’s Practice today will be locked into Raceiver Qualifying Hour and only those Eight will have the opportunity to go after the World Record.
3:20
Here they come…. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:19
To compare Bozell’s World Record run in 2011 to another blazing-fast form of racing; The fastest lap ever recorded for a Winged Sprint Car at Kalamazoo was a 10.270-second lap. That lap, which was more than two-tenths of a second slower than Bozell’s record, was set by Jason Blonde in 2010.

In one appearance by Winged Sprint Cars at Kalamazoo this season, Jojo Helberg was able to run a 10.305-seconnd lap.

To further compare the wicked fast speeds of this event, the all-time Outlaw Super Late Models track record, running cars per the rulebook, is an 11.826, set just over a month ago during Kalamazoo Klash XXI by Ross Meeuwsen.

3:18
V-8’s are starting to get lined up in the make ready chute for their first Practice Session of the day.
3:16
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3:13
This is the YouTube Video of Andy Bozell’s World Record Breaking Lap during the 2011 Call of the Wild; A 10.020: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNL_rJaOZH4&feature=player_embedded
3:12
The Scoring Tower is in the Infield here at Kalamazoo Speedway as we (Speed51.com) are in the comforts of the Suite located next to the Announcers Booth on the grandstands side.

We are working on getting Practice Speeds as well as the Complete List of every driver on the grounds here in Kalamazoo, Michigan today for the 7th annual Call of the Wild Presented by Raceiver and Sweet Manufacturing as soon as the track pauses Practice to allow crews and fans to cross the track.

3:10
A reminder that ‘technically there is only ONE (1) division here today so everyone and everything that is on the grounds are all considered the same division and are Practicing together although the Four-Cylinders have been separated from everyone else. The V-8’s will be broken up into “divisions” at the end of Regular Qualifying.
3:09
There’s simply no other way to explain what is here today other than to say that there is EVERYTHING from an Outlaw Super Late Model right down to a Four-Cylinder Mini Stock with the majority of the cars carrying a side board, a wing, no roof, wide tires, and the list goes on and on.
3:08
The fastest qualifier for tonight at the conclusion of Raceiever Qualifying Hour will receive $1,000 cash plus a $500 Sweet Manufacturing certificate. If the fastest qualifier also sets a new world record they will receive an additional $2,000 bonus as well.

In addition to the excitement of the world record attempts, the night will also feature a 50-Lap, $1,500 to win feature for the Outlaw V-8 machines. In total, a potential payday of $4,000 is available to one driver if they can reset the World Record and then go on to Win the 50-Lap main.

3:06
Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders getting ready to head out. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:04
The definition of “Run What You Brung”. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:01
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2:59
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders have rolled out for their Practice Session.
2:58
In addition, and for the “A” Group only, the fastest Eight (8) cars in Overall Practice today will be locked into Raceiver Qualifying Hour and will be the only teams allowed to participate in the World Record Breaking Qualifying Hour.

Those Eight Teams will then be added to the back of the 50-Lap “A” Feature making up rows seven through 10 as the main Feature of the evening, as well as every Feature conducted here this evening, is Completely Inverted.

2:55
Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders get ready to roll out for Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:53
There is technically only one division here today although they are separated into several groups. The V-8’s which is anything from an Outlaw Super Late Model all the way to a Bomber. These machines will be divided into 20-car groups after Qualifying. The Fastest 20 will be the “A’ Cars while the middle 20 will be the “B” group and the remaining 20 will be classified as “C” Cars. If there are more than 60 V-8’s then there will be a “D” division added.

The “E” Division is made up entirely of Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders while the “F” group is all Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders.

2:50
The Inaugural Call of the Wild was in 2007 and saw dirt track veteran Terry Sroufe get to a 10.800-second lap, which did not break Sweet’s record of a 10.746. In 2008 though, another dirt racing veteran, Curt Spalding, did finally break Sweet’s 26-year-old record with a 10.715. A year later, Spalding shattered his own mark by nearly a half a second by turning a 10.217. The 2010 version of the event saw Andy Bozell lower the record even more to a 10.038.

In 2011, the 12-Time Kalamazoo Speedway Outlaw Super Late Model Track Champion Bozell, a member of the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame, did it again as he lowered the World Record to a staggering 10.020-seconds, which averages out to 134.730mph.

The 2012 version of the race would be only the second time in the events history that the World Record did not fall as Bozell could only post a 10.157 in his wicked creation sporting the #70 for car owner Harry Foote, Jr.

2:48
Jake Hopwood is decked out in all the tricks needed to be competitive here today. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:45
Tyler Hufford is one of several competitors looking to dethrone Andy Bozell as the King of the Call of the Wild. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:43
This event has become a staple of the track schedule since it was introduced to challenge Randy Sweet’s all time track and world record lap in 2007, which was, at the time, a 10.746-second lap set back in 1982.

This event features Outlaw Super Late Models with sprint car wings, sideboards and whatever creations the drivers can come up with to satisfy their need for speed.

As has been the case throughout the history of the event, the highlight of the night is actually not the racing itself, but the World Record Qualifying hour. The qualifying round allows the fastest eight drivers from practice automatically getting locked into the 50-lap “A” Feature, then going out in a no-holds-barred attempt at the fastest lap an attempt to break a World Record.

This year, a World Record run means a $2,000 bonus.

2:42
Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 14
12:00pm – Pit Gates Open
3:00pm – Practice
5:15pm – Qualifying
6:55pm- Pre-Race Cereminies / Invocation / National Anthem

7:00pm – Racing Begins
E Feature (Front Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders) – (25 Laps)
D Feature (Rear Wheel Drive Four-Cylinders) – (25 Laps)
Raceiver Qualifying Hour
C Feature (30 Laps)
B Feature (40 Laps)
A Feature (50 Laps)

2:37
The car everyone came to see if it can break into the Nine-Second barrier tonight during Happy Hour Qualifying, the #70 of Andy Bozell. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:35
Today’s format is very simple; The Call of the Wild is the ultimate “Run What You Brung” and hope you brought enough.
2:34
Speed51.com’s view from high above Kalamazoo Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:32
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the 7th annual Call of the Wild at Kalamazoo Speedway is presented by Bozell Racing.

Andy and Phil Bozell have enjoyed victories and championships at Kalamazoo and beyond for decades and it would not be possible without the support of their loyal fans and sponsors. The Bozell Racing team would like to thank each of their sponsors for another successful season. Bozell Racing supporters include Sweet Manufacturing, Hardings Friendly Markets, Dragon Racing Fuels, Slims Stop n Go, Gull Lake View Golf Courses, Amsoil By Lynn Peterson, Next Generation Lawn Care, Wiggles Waggles and Tails Doggy Daycare and Boarding, Freedom Firearms, RC Sales and Leasing, R&N Sport Buggy and Truck, Barretts Smokehouse, FK Rod Ends, Allstar Performance, Kelly Radiator, Coca Cola, Stafford Smith, Hypercoil Springs, Purity Cylinder Gases, Bullet Driveline and Suspension and Bullet Speed Graphics.

2:31
Good Afternoon and Welcome to one of the most unique events in all of short track racing that Speed51 is at all season long; The 7th annual Call of the Wild at the fast 3/8s (0.375) mile high-banked paved oval of Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
2:30
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Trackside Now – Call of the Wild – Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) – 9/14/13