5:39

That wraps up our Trackside Now coverage from Columbus. Enjoy the rest of your Memorial Day. Goodnight!

 

5:37

Ross Kenseth and Tim Curry hug it out after a great battle on the track. (51 Photo)

 

 

5:34

Ross Kenseth in victory lane. (51 Photo)

 

 

5:31

Several drivers needed some help after the race because of the heat. Tim Curry was sitting in the CRA pace car before the group photos taking in some of the AC.

 

5:30

Kenseth and Curry banged each other around a bit, but managed to hug it out in victory lane on this hot day.

 

5:28

Ross Kenseth gets the win here today at Columbus Motor Speedway in his first start at the track. That’s Kenseth’s third win of the season and he’ll be back in action Friday at Grundy County Speedway (IL) next weekend.

 

5:20

Unofficial Results
1 25 Ross Kenseth 125
2 90 Tim Curry 125
3 72 Scott Hantz 125
4 2 Kenny Tweedy 125
5 14 Tyler Roahrig 125
6 11 Jeff Lane 125
7 4 Derrick Griffin ® 125
8 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 125
9 63 Jim Crabtree Jr. 125
10 49 Colin Nickolai 125
11 811 Mason Mingus ® 125
12 84 Jay Niewiek 122
13 8 Kyle Jones 121
14 51 Brandon Oakley 113
15 5 Mike Stacy 110
16 131 Nick Gullatta 110
17 3 Gary St. Amant 102
18 115 Joey Miller 102
19 7 Jason Dietsch 102
20 99 Don Mahaffey 100
21 O4 Matt Hall ® 97
22 20 Brian Campbell 66
23 125 David Carter ® 64
24 61 John VanDoorn 32
25 38 Brian Ross 16
26 1 Jeep Pflum 10
27 28 Justin Alsip ® 10
28 15 Damon Ecoff 8
29 511 Ray Muncy dns

 

4:39

Ross Kenseth is the winner in a wild one here at Columbus. We will have more in a few minutes.

 

4:38

Ross Kenseth come back to get the win over Tim Curry and Scott Hantz.

 

4:38

White Flag as Kenseth pulls away for the win.

 

4:38

Kenseth by a nose at the line.

 

4:37

Kenseth now tried the low lane and is side by side with two to go.

 

4:37

Tim Curry gets to the bottom and clear for the lead.

 

4:37

Green Flag!

 

4:36

Tim Curry used the bumper to get around both Ross Kenseth and Scott Hantz for the top spot. Now Kenseth is fired up and ready to go for the lead on the restart.

 

4:35

Lap 120 – YELLOW – Jay Niewiek spins in turn four.

 

4:34

Five to go.

 

4:34

Lap 119 – Kenseth closes in on the lead.

 

4:34

Kenseth is now back to second and running down Curry for the lead.

 

4:33

Ross Kenseth had the lead with 10 to go, but Tim Curry has taken the top spot.

 

4:31

No change in the top five – Kenseth, Hantz, Curry, Mingus and Tweedy.

 

4:30

Lap 114 – YELLOW – Jay Niewiek and Derrick Griffin spin coming out of turn four.

 

4:25

Ross Kenseth looks good as the leader with Scott Hantz, and now Tim Curry in third.  Mason Mingus and Kenny Tweedy are the rest of the top five.

 

4:24

Lap 110 – YElLOW – Jeff Lane, Nick Gullatta, and Mike Stacy tangle in turn two.

 

4:17

Under this yellow Gary St. Amant has fallen out.  Also Joey Miller has fallen out today.  Kenny Tweedy is now fifth.

 

4:11

Lap 102 – YELLOW – Don Mahaffey lost an engine going into turn one. We have some oil on the track.  Ross Kenseth still leads, but Scott Hantz is now second and Mason Mingus is up to third.  Gary St. Amant and Tim Curry are the rest of the top five.

 

4:05

Lap 98 – YELLOW – Brandon Oakley spins out of four.  Ross Kenseth leads Tim Curry, Scott Hantz, Gary St. Amant and Mason Mingus.

 

3:56

Speed 51 Radio is live!  Join CRA’s Adam Mackey and 51’s Elgin “Stat Boy” Traylor on the call.  Click Here to Listen 

 

3:55

We are hearing it was a transmission problem for Brian Campbell.

 

3:55

Lap 71 – YELLOW Joey Miller tagged Jeff Lane while going for third and Lane spins.  Scott Hantz got some damage in the mess.  Before that Brian Campbell broke while leading and now Ross Kenseth holds the top spot over Tim Curry and Hantz.

 

3:50

Nick Gullatta, Joey Miller, Mason Mingus, Scott Hantz and Derrick Griffin are the top 10.

 

3:49

Johnny VanDoorn has fallen out with engine trouble.

 

3:49

Top Five:  Brian Campbell, Tim Curry, Jeff Lane, Ross Kenseth, Gary St. Amant.

 

3:48

Lap 64 – YELLOW – Kyle Jones spins to draf the flag.

 

3:48

At halfway Brian Campbell leads Tim Curry and Jeff Lane.

 

3:33

Lap 16 – YELLOW – Jim Crabtree spins.  Tim Curry is the new leader over Brian Campbell and Kyle Jones.

 

3:29

Jeep Pflum was also in that mess and is out of the race.

 

3:24

Kyle Jones leads Tim Curry and Brian Campbell.

 

3:22

Lap 10 – YELLOW – Jay Niewiek and Justin Alsip spin in turn one.

 

3:19

At Lap 3 Kyle Jones leads Tim Curry and Brian Campbell. WE are yellow for a tangle in turn three with Damon Ecoff and a few others.

 

3:07

Speed 51 Radio is live!  Join CRA’s Adam Mackey and 51’s Elgin “Stat Boy” Traylor on the call.  Click Here to Listen

 

2:41

The CRA race will be up next.  Driver intro’s will start in a few minutes.

 

2:38

Chad Pendeton wins the 50 lap Modified race.  George Lindsay was second.

 

2:16

The record for today is 91, so it’s a record day here in Ohio.

 

2:15

Weather.com is showing it’s 90 Degrees here in Columbus.

 

2:13

CRA’s Adam Mackey and 51’s Elgin “Stat Boy” Traylor will be on the call of the CRA race while track announcer Jeff Knuckles is handling the local classes.

 

2:11

Check out the radio coverage on Speed 51 Radio – Click Here

 

2:10

The Mods are on the track for their 50 lap feature.

 

2:09

Happy Memorial Day (51 Photo)

 

 

2:03

Don’t forget, we are live on Speed 51 Radio today. Click Here to listen live at 2pm.

 

1:59

At this point, on Memorial Day, we take time to pause and remember the men and women who have passed away defending our great nation. We also want to think of those who are serving in the armed forces today. Without any of them we would not have the freedom we have today.

 

1:57

The re-draw was a three so Kyle Jones will trade places with Tim Curry. Brian Campbell will start from the outside of the front row.

 

1:56

Tim Curry set fast time today. (51 Photo)

 

 

1:49

Time Trial Results for CRA Super Series
1 90 Tim Curry 13.934
2 20 Brian Campbell 13.942
3 8 Kyle Jones 13.985
4 72 Scott Hantz 14.016
5 61 John VanDoorn 14.052
6 25 Ross Kenseth 14.065
7 3 Gary St. Amant 14.068
8 125 David Carter ® 14.089
9 11 Jeff Lane 14.104
10 4 Derrick Griffin ® 14.113
11 131 Nick Gullatta 14.113
12 811 Mason Mingus ® 14.139
13 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 14.142
14 28 Justin Alsip ® 14.149
15 115 Joey Miller 14.158
16 2 Kenny Tweedy 14.209
17 14 Tyler Roahrig 14.218
18 5 Mike Stacy 14.229
19 O4 Matt Hall ® 14.240
20 15 Damon Ecoff 14.255
21 84 Jay Niewiek 14.279
22 63 Jim Crabtree Jr. 14.322
23 1 Jeep Pflum 14.336
24 49 Colin Nickolai 14.353
25 99 Don Mahaffey 14.374
26 51 Brandon Oakley 14.417
27 7 Jason Dietsch 14.440
28 38 Brian Ross 15.115
29 511 Ray Muncy no time – will not start

 

1:43

Tim Curry has set fast time for today’s race. All 28 cars will start the feature.

 

1:42

The two drivers who got one lap missed their spot in line before time trials.

 

1:41

4 Derrick Griffin
Lap 1 – 14.128
Lap 2 – 14.113
Best – 14.113

 

1:41

51 – Brandon Oakley
Lap 1 – 14.463
Lap 2 – 14.417
Best -14.417

 

1:40

8 Kyle Jones
Lap 1 – 13.985
Lap 2 – 14.191
Best – 13.985

 

1:39

63 Jim Crabtree Jr.
Lap 1 – 14.334
Lap 2 – 14.322
Best – 14.322

 

1:38

3 Gary St. Amant
Lap 1 – 14.068
Lap 2 – 14.257
Best – 14.068

 

1:37

61 Johnny VanDoorn
Lap 1 – 14.052
Lap 2 – 14.175
Best – 14.052

 

1:36

2 Kenny Tweedy
Lap 1 – 14.367
Lap 2 – 14.209
Best – 14.209

 

1:35

28 Justin Alsip
Lap 1 – 14.149
Lap 2 – 14.186
Best – 14.149

 

1:34

131 Nick Gullatta
Lap 1 – 14.113
Lap 2 – 14.177
Best – 14.113

 

1:34

11 Jeff Lane
Lap 1 – 14.108
Lap 2 – 14.104
Best – 14.104

 

1:33

7 Jason Dietsch
Lap 1 – 14.440
Lap 2 – 14.512
Best – 14.440

 

1:32

20 Brian Campbell
Lap 1 – 13.970
Lap 2 – 13.942
Best -13.942

 

1:31

90 Tim Curry
Lap 1 – 14.033
Lap 2 – 13.934
Best – 13.934 – Fast Time

 

1:31

72 Scott Hatnz
Lap 1 – 14.016
Lap 2 – 14.042
Best – 14.016 – Fast Time

 

1:30

14 Tyler Roahrig
Lap 1 – 14.228
Lap 2 – 14.318
Best – 14.228

 

1:29

04 Matt Hall
Lap 1 – 14.240
Lap 2 – 14.416
Best – 14.240

 

1:28

15 Damon Ecoff
Lap 1 – 14.376
Lap 2 – 14.255
Best – 14.255

 

1:27

81 – Terry Fisher Jr.
Lap 1 – 14.142
Lap 2 – 14.324
Best – 14.142

 

1:26

38 – Brian Ross
Lap 1 – 15.115
Lap 2 – 15.239
Best – 15.115

 

1:25

5 – Mike Stacy
Lap 1 – 14.229
Best – 14.229
Only one lap

 

1:25

1 – Jeep Pflum
Lap 1 – 14.391
Lap 2 – 14.336
Best – 14.336

 

1:24

49 Colin Nickolai
Lap 1 – 14.353
Best
only one lap

 

1:23

115 Joey Miller
Lap 1 – 14.177
Lap 2 – 14.158
Best – 14.158

 

1:22

25 Ross Kenseth
Lap 1 – 14.065
Lap 2 – 14.082
Best – 14.065

 

1:22

125 David Carter
Lap 1 – 14.089
Lap 2 – 14.245
Best – 14.089

 

1:21

811 Mason Mingus
Lap 1 – 14.139
Lap 2 – 14.256
Best – 14.139

 

1:20

99 Don Mahaffey
Lap 1 -14.374
Lap 2 – 14.448
Best – 14.374

 

1:19

84 Jay Niewiek
Lap 1 14.279
Lap 2 14.298
Best 14.279

 

1:13

CRA Time Trials are up next.

 

1:13

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12:58

Travis Eddy is one of the several Modifieds here at Columbus Motor Speedway (OH) today. (51 Photo)

 

 

12:58

CRA Super Late Model Time Trials are coming up in a few minutes.

 

12:53

Don’t forget we will be live on Speed 51 Radio at 2pm today. Click Here to listen live at 2pm.

 

12:51

The Street Stock race will now be the last event and it has been shortened to 30 laps. The 50 Lap Modified race will now be first in front of the CRA Super Series race.

 

12:49

We stand corrected on the wrecked car from practice. It was not the 5 of Mike Stacy it was the 5 of Ray Muncie. Muncie was going to change the number to 511 before the race. We don’t expect him to take time at the top of the hour.

 

12:49

Comment From Guest 

how bad is the damage to the #5?

 

12:07

We will be back in a few minutes. Going to hit the pits before time trials.

 

12:05

CRA Practice Two Times
1 20 Brian Campbell 13.958
2 811 Mason Mingus ® 14.194
3 14 Tyler Roahrig 14.202
4 3 Gary St. Amant 14.220
5 61 John VanDoorn 14.221
6 4 Derrick Griffin ® 14.235
7 84 Jay Niewiek 14.244
8 90 Tim Curry 14.247
9 11 Jeff Lane 14.249
10 25 Ross Kenseth 14.267
11 8 Kyle Jones 14.267
12 131 Nick Gullatta 14.320
13 72 Scott Hantz 14.320
14 28 Justin Alsip ® 14.323
15 7 Jason Dietsch 14.326
16 5 Mike Stacy 14.393
17 1 Jeep Pflum 14.420
18 15 Damon Ecoff 14.422
19 2 Kenny Tweedy 14.462
20 63 Jim Crabtree Jr. 14.493
21 51 Brandon Oakley 14.502
22 49 Colin Nickolai 14.544
23 O4 Matt Hall ® 14.582
24 38 Brian Ross 14.582
25 511 Ray Muncy 14.610
26 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 14.619
27 125 David Carter ® no time
28 115 Joey Miller no time
29 99 Don Mahaffey no time

 

11:54

Comment From Megan Richardson 

CONGRATULATIONS JAY NIEWIEK! We are all so proud of you!!! Love, Mom, Dad, Tommy, Sheri, Heidi, JB, Danielle and Logan

 

11:54

Mason Mingus has been in the top have of the speed charts today. (51 Photo)

 

 

11:53

Practice will continue for a few more minutes for the Super Late Models.

 

11:52

They had to take the number 511 of Ray Muncie off the track with two wreckers.

 

11:46

Right now in practice Brian Campbell leads Tyler Roahrig, and Johnny VanDoorn in practice on the speed chart.

 

11:43

Ray Muncie has gotten into the wall here in turn in practice. We are under yellow as track workers aid the damaged racecar.

 

11:38

There have been seven events here in the past for the CRA Super Series. Brian Campbell won last year and other winners include: Fred Campbell, Junior Hanley, Scott Hantz, Jack Landis, Bobby Parsley and Robbie Pyle.

 

11:34

Johnny VanDoorn did come out to make laps in this second practice.

 

11:34

Jeff Lane comes into the race today as the point leader. (51 Photo)

 

 

11:27

Practice number two is underway for the Super Late Models.

 

11:27

 

 

11:16

Comment From Guest 

Nice job Jay Niewiek!

 

11:16

Comment From Heidi Niewiek 

Thank you for the coverage guys!

 

11:16

Johnny VanDoorn was here yesterday and they felt they got enough practice to be good for today. We might see them in the second round.

 

11:15

CRA Practice One Times
1 84 Jay Niewiek 14.131
2 20 Brian Campbell 14.147
3 90 Tim Curry 14.148
4 25 Ross Kenseth 14.179
5 811 Mason Mingus ® 14.188
6 5 Mike Stacy 14.224
7 8 Kyle Jones 14.253
8 28 Justin Alsip ® 14.264
9 131 Nick Gullatta 14.272
10 3 Gary St. Amant 14.282
11 125 David Carter ® 14.290
12 4 Derrick Griffin ® 14.309
13 51 Brandon Oakley 14.328
14 115 Joey Miller 14.333
15 2 Kenny Tweedy 14.350
16 49 Colin Nickolai 14.351
17 14 Tyler Roahrig 14.374
18 72 Scott Hantz 14.393
19 81 Terry Fisher Jr. 14.423
20 4 Matt Hall ® 14.424
21 15 Damon Ecoff 14.447
22 1 Jeep Pflum 14.448
23 99 Don Mahaffey 14.490
24 11 Jeff Lane 14.498
25 63 Jim Crabtree Jr. 14.573
26 7 Jason Dietsch 14.578
27 511 Ray Muncy 14.578
28 38 Brian Ross no time
29 61 John VanDoorn no time

 

11:09

Practie one is in the books. Jay Niewiek was the fastest over Brian Campbell and Tim Curry. We will have all the times in a few minutes.

 

11:08

Comment From stinfo 

Thanks for the coverage, guys! Lookin’ forward to an awesome day.

 

10:30

We are heading to the infield to get some shots of the action here at Columbus. Be back in a few minutes.

 

10:29

Ross Kenseth and Johnny VanDoorn listen during the driver’s meeting. (51 Photo)

 

 

10:29

It’s hot here at Columbus today. Temperatures are expected to be around 90 at race time and it’s already very warm here late in the morning. If you are coming to the track today bring some sun block and water.

 

10:27

At 2pm we will have live radio coverage of all the actions here at Columbus Motor Speedway (OH) starting at 2pm. CRA’s Adam Mackey and 51’s Elgin “Stat Boy” Traylor will be on the call of the CRA race while track announcer Jeff Knuckles will be handling the local classes. We will have a link for you shortly.

 

10:21

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10:21

Johnny VanDoorn comes in as the defending champion of the CRA Super Series. After having won the last two he has had a real bad start to 2011, but he did with the Super Late Model show at Berlin Raceway (MI) on Saturday night.

 

10:19

The Modifeds are on the track now for practice.

 

10:19

Scott Hantz’s car goes through tech. (51 Photo)

 

 

10:15

Here is today’s Schedule here at Columbus Motor Speedway (OH).
Monday, May 30

8:00 Pit Gates Open
9:30 Drivers Meeting
10:00 Spectator Gates Open
10:15 Modifieds Practice #1
10:30 CRA Super Series Practice #1
11:00 Compact Practice #1
11:10 Street Stocks Practice #1
11:25 CRA Super Series Practice #2
11:55 Modifieds Practice #2
12:15 Compact Practice #2 / Qualifying
12:30 Street Stocks Practice #2 / Qualifying
12:45 Modifieds Qualifying
1:15 CRA Super Series Qualifying
2:00 Last Chance Races
(Compacts/Street Stocks/Modifieds/Late Models)
Feature Races
Street Stock 50
CRA Super Series 125
Compact 25
Modified 50

 

10:13

Here is the entry list for the CRA Super Series.
1 Jeep Pflum
51 Brandon Oakley
2 Kenny Tweedy
3 Gary St. Amant
4 Matt Hall ®
4 Derrick Griffin ®
5 Mike Stacy
7 Jason Dietsch
8 Kyle Jones
11 Jeff Lane
14 Tyler Roahrig
15 Damon Ecoff
20 Brian Campbell
25 Ross Kenseth
28 Justin Alsip ®
38 Brian Ross
511 Ray Muncy
49 Colin Nickolai
61 John VanDoorn
63 Jim Crabtree Jr.
72 Scott Hantz
81 Terry Fisher Jr.
84 Jay Niewiek
90 Tim Curry
99 Don Mahaffey
115 Joey Miller
125 David Carter ®
131 Nick Gullatta
811 Mason Mingus ®

 

10:11

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Trackside Now: CRA’s BPS 125 – Columbus Motor Speedway (OH) – 5/30/11