8:07
That ends our coverage from I-44 tonight. We’ll be back live at 12:30pm with coverage of the Mercy Masters of the Pros 144. Thanks for joining us goodnight.
8:07
8:07
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
7:59
Best Overall Laps Today

Pos No. Name Best Tm
1 12B Harrison Burton 14.450
2 46 Cole Williams 14.464
3 15 Tony Jackson, Jr 14.468
4 28 Grant Quinlan 14.492
5 29 Anderson Bowen 14.495
6 0 Josh Nelms 14.504
7 42 Chad Finley 14.517
8 13 Hunter Baize 14.517
9 6 Dave Gentile, Jr 14.531
10 24 Chris Hacker 14.571
11 6w Matt Wallace 14.581
12 81 Tristan Van Wieringen 14.590
13 47 Dakota Stroup 14.619
14 12 Dan Leeck 14.626
15 77 Mike Slone 14.627
16 20 Cole Rouse 14.632
17 27 Joe Ross 14.654
18 88 Garrett Jones 14.664
19 5 Dominique Van Wieringen 14.693
20 4 Dalton Armstrong 14.700
21 1 Sterling Marlin 14.701
22 47A Kaleb Allison 14.731
23 3 Brennon Willard 14.762
24 71 Corey Deuser 14.765
25 54 Jake Griffin 14.842
26 4G Derrick Griffin 14.905
27 40 Jordan Miller 14.984
28 8 Marc Jacobs 15.007
29 24S Amber Slagle 15.016
30 97 Jaxson Jacobs 15.086
31 42R Mark Rouse 15.219
32 99 Jesse Smith 15.425
7:57
Final Practice Times

Pos No. Name Best Tm
1 0 Josh Nelms 14.504
2 6w Matt Wallace 14.581
3 28 Grant Quinlan 14.582
4 81 Tristan Van Wieringen 14.590
5 13 Hunter Baize 14.596
6 29 Anderson Bowen 14.608
7 47 Dakota Stroup 14.619
8 12 Dan Leeck 14.626
9 88 Garrett Jones 14.676
10 27 Joe Ross 14.692
11 4 Dalton Armstrong 14.700
12 71 Corey Deuser 14.784
13 5 Dominique Van Wieringen 14.790
14 3 Brennon Willard 14.835
15 54 Jake Griffin 14.842
16 40 Jordan Miller 14.984
17 24S Amber Slagle 15.105
18 42R Mark Rouse 15.292
7:54
Final practice times are coming up in a few minutes.
7:53
Practice is now over. No one else came up to take laps as teams don’t want to play is semi wet conditions.
7:49
Practice was very clean today here at I-44. All cars on the grounds are ready to go for tomorrow.
7:48
7:48
Marshfield Motor Speedway is located right in the middle of Wisconsin. The half-mile oval features a weekly Saturday night program including their popular Yellow River Racing Series. The first event will start on May 24.Click here for more information.
7:46
The drops have gotten heavy. The track is empty again.
7:45
7:45
Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval returns to Friday nights in 2014. Three of their nights will include their Super Late Model Triple Crown Series. Round one will take place on Friday, May 30. Round two on Friday, July 11 and round three on Friday, August 8. Click here for more information.
7:45
Jake Griffin has come back out for a few laps.
7:43
The track is empty right now.
7:41
Nelms leads Matt Wallace, Grant Quinlan, Tristian Van Wieringen and Hunter Baize.
7:40
Practice has been reduced to single car runs as most teams have loaded up for the night.
7:35
A few drops of rain are starting to fall in the pits.
7:33
Anderson Bowen will make at least one more run. (Speed51.com photo)
7:31
Josh Nelms leads Matt Wallace in this round.
7:30
Not done in the Joe Ross camp. (Speed51.com photo)
7:29
We see several more teams loading up.
7:22
Other teams are calling it a day. (Speed51.com photo)
7:18
Harrison Burton has loaded up for the day.
7:14
Don’t forget that on July 3rd here at I-44 they will have the salute to 75 in honor of Larry Phillips’ birthday. Ken Schrader will be here racing in honor of his friend Larry who he ran with for many years. Check out the track website for more details.
7:11
Sterlin Marlin making laps here at I-44 Speedway. (Speed51.com photo)
7:09
7:09
Practice Times Round Three

Pos No. Name Best Tm
1 12B Harrison Burton 14.450
2 46 Cole Williams 14.464
3 15 Tony Jackson, Jr 14.468
4 28 Grant Quinlan 14.492
5 42 Chad Finley 14.517
6 13 Hunter Baize 14.517
7 6 Dave Gentile, Jr 14.531
8 29 Anderson Bowen 14.554
9 24 Chris Hacker 14.571
10 47 Dakota Stroup 14.621
11 27 Joe Ross 14.654
12 20 Cole Rouse 14.659
13 88 Garrett Jones 14.664
14 5 Dominique Van Wieringen 14.693
15 12 Dan Leeck 14.695
16 1 Sterling Marlin 14.701
17 47A Kaleb Allison 14.731
18 4 Dalton Armstrong 14.745
19 0 Josh Nelms 14.756
20 3 Brennon Willard 14.762
21 71 Corey Deuser 14.765
22 6w Matt Wallace 14.787
23 54 Jake Griffin 14.971
24 8 Marc Jacobs 15.007
25 40 Jordan Miller 15.008
26 24S Amber Slagle 15.016
27 42R Mark Rouse 15.269
28 77 Mike Slone 15.781
29 4G Derrick Griffin no time
30 81 Tristan Van Wieringen no time
31 97 Jaxson Jacobs no time
32 99 Jesse Smith no time

 

7:09
Comment From b slone

Slone Rocks! #77

7:03
Harrison Burton leads round three as the fourth round comes out. This will be the final hour.
7:02
7:02
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
6:59
Harrison Burton shoots to the top with a 14.450 the overall fastest lap of the day.
6:59
Dominque Van Wieringen in in the top 15 on the speed chart. (Speed51.com photo)
6:55
Here is how the 2nd Annual Mercy Masters of the Pros 144 Presented by JEGS.comstarting field will be set;1-20 from Qualifying
21-24 from 2014 JEGS/CRA Owner Points
25-28 Top Four finishers from 15-Lap Last Chance Race

The top four teams on the property from the Owners Points Standings are: J.J. Haley, Dan Leeck, Corey Deuser and Josh Nelms.

6:55
6:50
Sterling Marlin looks things over with a crew member. (Speed51.com photo)
6:45
Cole Williams still leads practice over Tony Jackson.
6:40
6:40
The Flip Merwin Memorial is the first of three memorial events on the 2014 State Park Speedway schedule. The Wimmer family owned track, located west of Wausau, WI, will remember a close friend, pit crew member, and celebrated snowmobile racer with this annual event. Click here for more information.
6:39
Tony Jackson Jr., is an accomplished dirt track competitor with a championship in both the MARS DIRTcar Series and Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association Champion in 2013. Both dirt tours travel primarily in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Iowa.
6:39
Lebanon, Missouri native, Tony Jackson Jr., is behind the wheel of J.C. Newell’s car this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
6:39
Working on the Jake Griffin ride. (Speed51.com photo)
6:35
Tony Jackson Jr., is now second quick overall on the day with a 14.468.
6:32
Yellow flag on the speedway as Mike Slone came to rest on the backstretch and Mark Rouse spins coming out of turn two.
6:32
Can’t ID this blur car? We will do it for you. That’s Garrett Jones. This car should be have stickers tomorrow. (Speed51.com photo)
6:29
Top 5 Overall: Williams 14.464, Quinlan 14.492, Bowen 14.495, Finley 14.611, Baize 14.616.
6:25
The Track Record for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour at Lebanon I-44 Speedway is a 14.334, which measures out to 94.182mph and was set by Chase Elliott, now racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, back on May 18th, 2013.
6:22
Third round of Practice is ongoing as 2013 Track Champion, Cole Williams has turned in the fastest lap of the day so far; a 14.464. 15-year-old rookie, Grant Quinlan is now second quick at a 14.492.
6:19
6:19
One of the biggest early-season Outlaw Super Late Model events in the country takes place on May 24…it’s the Joy Fair Memorial presented by Diamond Pistons at Flat Rock Speedway. Be there when some of the baddest and fastest racecars on the planet battle in a historic event at the Flat Rock bullring. Click here for more information.
6:19
Anderson Bowen led the second round of practice. (Speed51.com photo)
6:08
Practice Times Round Two

Pos No. Name Best Tm
1 29 Anderson Bowen 14.495
2 42 Chad Finley 14.611
3 77 Mike Slone 14.627
4 20 Cole Rouse 14.632
5 6 Dave Gentile, Jr 14.682
6 81 Tristan Van Wieringen 14.715
7 47A Kaleb Allison 14.744
8 13 Hunter Baize 14.745
9 12 Dan Leeck 14.792
10 1 Sterling Marlin 14.798
11 0 Josh Nelms 14.806
12 28 Grant Quinlan 14.810
13 3 Brennon Willard 14.830
14 15 Tony Jackson, Jr 14.853
15 46 Cole Williams 14.862
16 5 Dominique Van Wieringen 14.863
17 12B Harrison Burton 14.870
18 54 Jake Griffin 14.875
19 6w Matt Wallace 14.887
20 71 Corey Deuser 14.900
21 88 Garrett Jones 14.908
22 4 Dalton Armstrong 14.954
23 27 Joe Ross 14.955
24 4G Derrick Griffin 15.009
25 8 Marc Jacobs 15.012
26 24S Amber Slagle 15.016
27 24 Chris Hacker 15.019
28 97 Jaxson Jacobs 15.086
29 40 Jordan Miller 15.132
30 42R Mark Rouse 15.219
31 99 Jesse Smith 15.425
32 47 Dakota Stroup no time
6:05
There is a slight break in the action here before we start the next round.
6:05
Comment From Guest

good luck toanderson bowen racing.

6:00
5:59
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
5:59
Bowen looks like he will end up on top in this practice with a 14.495.
5:55
Jeff Burton watches his son Harrison Burton in practice. Tomorrow Jeff will be the grand marshal for the big race. (Speed51.com photo)
5:54
Cole Rouse moves up to fourth in this practice.
5:54
Grant Quinlan is driving under the Chad Finley Racing banner. (Speed51.com photo)
5:48
5:48
It is the number one Outlaw Super Late Model event in the nation! The Kalamazoo Klash XXII will take place on Wednesday, August 13 at the Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, MI. Last year, Terry Senneker won the Klash and picked up the $10,000 check. It was the second year in a row, and third Klash win overall in his career. Mike “Bubba” Brooks, Phil Bozell and many more will try to take over Senneker’s place on top of the podium in 2014. Click here to make your plans now for this year’s event!
5:47
Top five in practice: Bowen, Finley, Slone, Gentile, and Tristan Van Wieingen.
5:41
Chad Finley jumps up to second on the charts.
5:31
Anderson Bowen watches some laps despite sitting on top of the speed chart. (Speed51.com photo)
5:28
Matt Wallace waits for the engine to cool before his next run. (Speed51.com photo)
5:24
At this point practice has gotten thin as only Harrison Burton is on the speedway. There is one car lined up to go out after this. Teams are back in the pits making adjustments.
5:22
Brennon Williard on track here at I-44.  He knows the fast lanes around here and is fourth in the track standings. (Speed51.com photo)
5:20
Bowen is on top of Slone, Gentile, Allison, and Nelms.
5:17
5:17
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
5:17
Anderson Bowen leads practice early in the second round.
5:16
Practice Times Round One

Pos No. Name Best Tm
1 13 Hunter Baize 14.696
2 77 Mike Slone 14.747
3 47A Kaleb Allison 14.770
4 81 Tristan Van Wieringen 14.784
5 47 Dakota Stroup 14.788
6 46 Cole Williams 14.802
7 1 Sterling Marlin 14.815
8 6 Dave Gentile, Jr 14.827
9 5 Dominique Van Wieringen 14.846
10 15 Tony Jackson, Jr 14.890
11 29 Anderson Bowen 14.892
12 3 Brennon Willard 14.897
13 4G Derrick Griffin 14.905
14 20 Cole Rouse 14.926
15 6w Matt Wallace 14.941
16 28 Grant Quinlan 14.987
17 0 Josh Nelms 14.989
18 71 Corey Deuser 14.990
19 27 Joe Ross 14.993
20 54 Jake Griffin 15.014
21 12B Harrison Burton 15.070
22 24 Chris Hacker 15.098
23 24S Amber Slagle 15.124
24 40 Jordan Miller 15.133
25 4 Dalton Armstrong 15.254
26 12 Dan Leeck 15.255
27 42R Mark Rouse 15.375
28 99 Jesse Smith 15.612
29 8 Marc Jacobs 15.642
30 42 Chad Finley no time
31 88 Garrett Jones no time
32 97 Jaxson Jacobs no time
5:10
Cole Rouse leads the second round of practice as drivers come out for their second crack at being the fastest.
5:05
Dakota Stroup making laps. (Speed51.com photo)
5:04
Baize led that first practice. We will have the speed chart in a few minutes.
5:03
5:03
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
5:01
The practice rounds will reset around the top of the hour.
5:00
The 99 car of JJ Haley will be hot lapping and qualifying by Jesse Smith as Haley will be qualifying on Saturday for the ARCA race on Sunday.
4:54
If you are checking the scoring on the right side of the page you will see TJ Reaid listed, but according to the Bowen team they could not get enough people together to make the trip.
4:51
Baize still leads Slone in this practice.
4:50
Comment From C. Seel

Thanks for the coverage

4:49
4:49
The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
4:48
Cole Williams in the 46 ride. (Speed51.com photo)
4:45
Marc Jacobs makes that 29 as he is ont he speedway for the first time today.
4:45
28 cars have been on track now.
4:42
Dave Gentile making laps. (Speed51.com photo)
4:40
We are 40 minutes into the first hour of a four hour block of practice.
4:39
Top five right now in practice Baize, Slone, Allson, Marlin and Gentile.
4:37
4:37
The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
4:37
We thought the 15 ride was JC Newell, but it’s Tony Jackson.
4:36
The JEGS/CRA qualifying track record is 14.334 held by Chase Elliott.
4:35
Hunter Baize goes to the top of the charts with a 14.696.
4:34
So far 25 cars have been on track to take time. We have 31 on the grounds.
4:33
Hunter Baize.  (Speed51.com photo)
4:28
Slone has the fast lap at 14.747.
4:27
Mike Slone goes to the top of the charts.
4:26
Dominque Van Wieringen is actully watching this practice loking at the line other drivers are taking in the turns. She did not run here last year.
4:25
4:25
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4:25
Joe Ross, and Dalton Armstrong are on the speedway for the first time today.
4:24
Sterling Marlin is now on top of the charts. He went 14.815. Kaleb Allison is second.
4:23
This is the home state of Larry Phillips who won five NASCAR Whelen All American Series National title. He earned a lot of those points right here at I-44 Speedway. Phillips passed away in 2004. (Speed51.com photo)
4:23
Missouri veteran, Joe Ross gets ready to roll out for the first time today. (Speed51.com photo)
4:19
The next wave has several drivers in it. JC Newell, Cole Rouse, Kaleb Allison and others.
4:18
Mike Slone jumps to the top charts with a 14.909.
4:16
Chris Hacker, Josh Nelms and Sloan all have joined this group. 
4:14
4:14
Wednesday June 11th Berlin Raceway will be host to it’s biggest Outlaw Late Model Race of the Year – the MONEY IN THE BANK 125. This race includes a $10,000 to win purse, Lap Leader Bonus Money and a special Bank Robber Consolation Race! The Top Speed Modifieds will also be in action that night as well! Keep it locked on the website for the latest info and entry list for the MONEY IN THE BANK 125! Click here for more information.
4:14
Mark Rouse, Harrison Burton, and Jordan Miller are on the track for the first time today.
4:14
Sterling Marlin sits in the car as the crew makes adjustments. (Speed51.com photo)
4:14
Baize still leads practice now over Sterling Marlin and Dave Gentile.
4:12
Mike Slone on track. (Speed51,com photo)
4:10
Sterling Marlin, Dave Gentile, Anderson Bowen and Tristan Van Wieringen make up the second wave.
4:09
Baize went 14.927
4:08
Hunter Baize led that first group on the speed chart.
4:05
The Lisa Thomas Salon crew make final preparations on Josh Nelms’ entry before Practice. (Speed51.com photo)
4:05
Corey Deuser, Dominque Van Wieringen, Dan Leeak, Hunter Baize and Amber Slagle are a few of the first ones out. 
4:04
Cars are now coming out on the speedway.
3:58
3:58
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
3:56
The track will be open for practice shortly.
3:54
Teams get ready for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
3:49
Comment From Guest

Go Josh Nelms

3:46
This race is the richest Pro Late Model race of the season with $8,000 going to the winner.
3:45
When practice starts they will go out in groups early on today to get people track time.
3:44
There will be no tech today as the tech crew is on the road. Pits will open tomorrow at 10am.
3:43
The pits are on the outside of the track here at I-44 Speedway. Drivers were told to be carful exiting the track in turn three as the transition is different then what it looks like.
3:42
We spoke to Chad Finley who said this will be the first Pro Late Model race of the season he will run. Finley ran well last year before falling out late.
3:39
The meeting is about to start. (Speed51.com photo)
3:35
There will be a brief drivers meeting in a few minutes.
3:32
3:31
Teams will be on the track in 30 minutes for practice.
3:17
If you want to take a look back to this race one year ago check out the results on the 51’s The Third Turn – http://www.thethirdturn.com…
3:13
Still some battle scars left over from the last JEGS race where JJ Haley went to victory lane. (Speed51.com photo)
3:09
3:09
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3:09
Cars Expected to Be Here This Weekend

0 Josh Nelms
1 Sterling Marlin
3 Brennon Willard
4 Dalton Armstrong
4G Derrick Griffin
5 Dominque Van Wieringen
6 Dave Gentile, Jr.
6W Matt Wallace
8 Marc Jacobs
12 Dan Leeck
12B Harrison Burton
13 Hunter Baize
20 Cole Rouse
24 Chris Hacker
24S Amber Slagle
27 Joe Ross
28 Grant Quinlan
29 Anderson Bowen
40 Jordan Miller
42 Chad Finley
42R Mark Rouse
46 Cole Williams
47A Kaleb Allison
47 Dakota Stroup
54 Jake Griffin
56 Tony Jackson Jr.
71 Corey Deuser
77 Mike Sloan
81 Tristan Van Wieringen
88 Garrett Jones
97 Jaxson Jacobs
99 JJ Haley
3:01
Today’s Schedule
2:00pm – Pit Gates Open
4:00pm- Open Practice Begins (Rotating by Division – All Cars Welcome)
8:00pm – Open Practice Ends
3:00
Dan Leeck and Dakota Stroup get ready for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:57
2:57
Today’s Trackside Now of practice for Saturday’s Master of the Pro’s 144 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Missouri is presented by Kevin Crider Motorsports. Kevin Crider Motorsports in Rolla, MO is a full service chassis shop specializing in cutting edge asphalt latemodel fabrication, setup, driver development, and crew chief services. 573-426-2400. Click here for more information.
2:56
Teams have already unloaded as we can see close to 25 on the grounds as they keep rolling for this event.
2:55
Good afternoon and welcome to Lebanon, Missouri for the optional practice day for the Mercy Masters of the Pros 144. I-44 Speedway is the backdrop for this weekend as the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour comes to town for the big event.
2:54
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Trackside Now: JEGS / CRA – Mercy Masters of the Pros 144 – I-44 Speedway (MO) – 5/16/14