10:45
That’s going to do it from Dixie Motor Speedway. For all of us with Speed51.com, for Matt Prieur, Brandon Thomas and Kyle Callahan we say good night from Birch Run, Michigan….  
10:45
Congratulations once more goes out to Scott Hantz, JoJo Helberg and Todd Metz Jr., on their wins here in Birch Run, Michigan this evening.  
10:44
Also a big thanks to Mike & Krista Kern as well as Scott Menlen and the entire management and staff of Dixie Motor Speedway for hosting Speed51.com during their 2014 season opener.  
10:44
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10:43
10:43
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10:43
10:43
Todd Metz Jr., climbs out of the car after winning the Vore’s Compact Touring Series Feature. (Speed51.com photo)
10:42
Unofficial Vore’s Compact Touring Series Feature Results:

1.  79 Todd Metz, Jr.
2.  6 Chris Jennings
3.  5W Mike Westphal
4.  1 Michael Richardson
5.  07 William Hartman
6.  12 Marq Eaton
7.  72 Craig Frase
8.  36 Ron Fizzell
9.  26 Joshua Easto

10:39
CHECKERED FLAG: Todd Metz Jr. wins the 25 lap Vore’s Compact Touring Series feature.
10:39
WHITE FLAG: Metz Jr continues to lead with plenty of distance between second spot.
10:37
LAP 20: Westphal is reeling in second place Jennings.  
10:37
LAP 19: Hartman looks to the inside of Eaton again for the fifth spot.  
10:36
LAP 16: Metz Jr. continues to lead over Jennings and Westphal.  
10:36
10 TO GO: Metz Jr. has opened up a straightaway lead over Jennings.  
10:35
LAP 12: Hartman and Eaton battle side by side for the fifth spot.  
10:34
LAP 10: Jennings shoots to the second spot.  
10:34
LAP 10: Metz Jr. continues to lead by ten car lengths.  
10:34
LAP 8: Jennings goes to the outside of Westphal in turn three.  
10:33
LAP 7: Metz Jr. has taken the race lead.  
10:33
GREEN FLAG: Westphal powers his way to the front but has a mirror full of Metz Jr.  
10:33
10:32
Field rolling to one to go, green next time by.  
10:32
YELLOW FLAG: Series officials not happy with that start.  
10:31
GREEN FLAG
10:31
WHITE FLAG  
10:31
TOP 5:

5 Westphal
12 Eaton
6 Jennings
79 Metz Jr.
1 Richardson

10:29
Engines have fired.
10:28
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10:28
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10:28
Fizzell’s car is now back on its wheels and will be towed to the pits.  
10:27
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10:27
10:27
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10:27
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10:27
10:26
RED FLAG is out as track crews tend to Fizzell.  
10:26
Ron Fizzell up on his roof in turn one. (Speed51.com photo)
10:24
YELLOW FLAG: Fizzell lands on his roof just past the start finish line.  
10:23
LAP 5: Westphal is now the leader.  
10:23
LAP 4: Richardson looks under Westphal but couldnt make it stick.
10:23
LAP 3: Out of nowhere, Metz Jr. is now battling for the third position.  
10:22
LAP 2: Westphal and Jennings now solidly in the Top 5.
10:22
LAP 2: Richardson has moved up to the second spot.  
10:22
GREEN FLAG: Eaton leads the field into three.  
10:21
No laps were ran, it will be a complete restart.  
10:20
YELLOW FLAG: Richardson has came to a stop in turn one.  
10:19
GREEN FLAG: Frase leads the field and the green is out.  
10:19
Field is coming to the white this time by.  
10:18
Series and track officials have lowered the lap count to 25 from 30.  
10:18
Austin Pinnell and Todd Metz Sr. are not on the track at this time.  
10:16
The field of the Vore’s Compact Touring Series are now making their way onto the 4/10 mile.  
10:11
Vore’s Compact Touring Series

Vore’s Welding 30 Starting Line-Up

1 72 Craig Frase
2 12 Marq Eaton
3 53 Austin Pinnell
4 1 Michael Richardson
5 5 Mike Westphal
6 07 Bill Hartman
7 26 Josh Easto
8 36 Ron Fizzell
9 6 Chris Jennings
10 79 Todd Metz Jr.
11 62 Todd Metz Sr.
10:10
Next up will be the Vore’s Compact Touring Series for their feature event.  
10:10
Jason Blonde (42) finished second as Jacob Wilson (07) was third. (Speed51.com photo)
10:09
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Feature Results:

1.  71H JoJo Helberg
2.  42 Jason Blonde
3.  07 Jacob Wilson
4.  07L Ryan Litt
5.  12 John Turnbull Jr.
6.  3A Mike Austrauskas
7. 61 Kevin Feeney
8.  44 Teddy Alberts
9.  11G Tom Geren
10.  23 Scott O’Connor
11.  70 Dustin Daggett
12. 31 Phil Rutledge
13. 40 Tim Cox

10:08
JoJo Helberg talks about his win here at Dixie Motor Speedway. (Speed51.com photo)
10:05
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10:04
10:04
CHECKERED FLAG: JoJo Helberg wins the 30 Lap Auto Value Super Sprint Series feature.
10:04
WHITE FLAG: Helberg, Blonde, Wilson
10:03
LAP 28: Helberg continues to lead.
10:03
LAP 25: Blonde takes second spot over Wilson.
10:03
5 TO GO: Helberg stretching the lead out once again over Wilson and Blonde.
10:02
LAP 21: Turnbull Jr. and Blonde swap positions and Blonde maintains the third spot.
10:02
GREEN FLAG: LAP 21
10:01
Field is lined back up, lapped cars will maintain their position.
9:59
Things will get very interesting here with 9 laps to go as the field is now nose to tail.
9:59
9 LAPS TO GO – CURRENT TOP 5:
71H Helberg
07 Wilson
42 Blonde
07L Litt
12 Turnbull Jr.
9:58
LAP 22: YELLOW FLAG.
9:57
10 TO GO: Helberg leads over Wilson, Blonde, Litt, Turnbull, Jr.
9:57
LAP 18: Helberg has now lapped all the way up to 6th place.
9:56
LAP 14: The top four cars have almost a half a lap on the rest of the field.
9:56
LAP 12: Helberg will quickly approach lap traffic.
9:55
LAP 11: Helbergs lead continues to grow.
9:55
LAP 10: Helberg and Wilson distance themselves from Blonde and Litt.
9:55
LAP 8: Helberg pulling away slowly from Wilson.
9:54
GREEN FLAG: Blonde works his way back to the third spot.
9:54
Field is tightened back up and were going green this time by.
9:53
Track officials are working diligently in turn four to clean up fluids.
9:52
TOP 5:
1. 71H Helberg
07 Wilson
12 Turnbull Jr.
42 Blonde
07L Litt
9:49
YELLOW LAP 7: Daggett has stopped high against the wall in turn four. It appears there is no damage on the 70 machine.
9:48
LAP 7: Blonde now up to the second spot.
9:48
LAP 5: Helberg and Blonde have moved their way into the top 4.
9:47
LAP 4: Mike Austrauskas exits the racing surface.
9:47
LAP 2: Wilson has worked his way up to the second spot.
9:46
GREEN FLAG: Helberg powers to the front and takes the lead away from Turnbull Jr.
9:46
Cox has moved to the rear of the field.
9:46
The field is bunched back up and we will be green flag racing next time by.
9:44
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9:44
9:42
All cars are push started and rolling on track.
9:40
Comment From Weather Channel

Congrats Hurricane on the win!

9:40
Comment From Steve – Indiana

Good job Scott Hantz. He is one of the best short track racers of all time. Thanks Speed 51

9:40
Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series

Auto Value 30 Starting Line-Up

1 12 John Turnbull Jr.
2 3A Mike Austrauskas
3 71H JoJo Helberg
4 40 Tim Cox
5 42 Jason Blonde
6 70 Dustin Daggett
7 23 Scott O’Connor
8 07 Jacob Wilson
9 07L Ryan Litt
10 61 Kevin Feeney
11 44 Teddy Alberts
12 11 Tom Geren
13 31 Phil Rutledge
14 60 Davey Hamilton Jr.

 

9:40
Auto Value Super Sprints are now being pushed off for their 30-Lap Feature.
9:32
Hantz and crew in victory lane here at Dixie. (Speed51.com photo)
9:31
Eric Lee assessing the damage after a strong run back to the front after being involved in a yellow earlier in the race. (Speed51.com photo)
9:29
48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 UNOFFICIAL Results

1 72 Scott Hantz 100 Laps
2 8 Dakota Carlson 100
3 5 Eric Lee 100
4 P51 Scott Pemberton 100
5 21 Drew Charlson 100
6 4 Justin Schroeder 100
7 9 Mike Root 100
8 9C Sam Coulter 97
9 35 Jeff Reamer 96
10 33 Dave Stehouwer 95
11 0 Johnny Belott 80
12 41 Brent Jack 34
13 61 Mickey Maier 28
14 71 Harold Fair Jr. 28
15 30 Bryan Clay 28
16 75 Marcus Malcuit 3

 

9:29
Dakota Carlson finishes second in tonight\’s 48th annual Dixie Classic 100. (Speed51.com photo)
9:27
Scott Hantz is all smiles after this one. (Speed51.com photo)
9:27
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9:27
9:27
This is the third career Dixie Classic 100 triumph for 51-year-old from Angola, Indiana. His previous wins came in 2008 & 2005.
9:25
CHECKERED FLAG: Scott Hantz hangs on to Win the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100.
9:25
WHITE FLAG: Carlson searching high and low, trying to find a way around Hantz.
9:25
2 LAPS TO GO: Hantz now knows he’s there courtesy of a bump going into turn one.
9:25
3 LAPS TO GO: Carlson is now on the back bumper of Hantz.
9:24
4 LAPS TO GO: Lee is challenging Carlson.
9:24
5 LAPS TO GO (Top 5): Hantz, Carlson, Lee, Charlson, Schroeder.
9:23
6 LAPS TO GO: Carlson trying in vain to catch up to Hantz to challenge.
9:23
7 LAPS TO GO: Charlson may have a slow leak in a tire.
9:23
8 LAPS TO GO: Lee to the outside of Charlson to take over third.
9:23
9 LAPS TO GO: Carlson slips past Charlson for second and sets his sights on Hantz.
9:22
10 LAPS TO GO (Top 5): Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Lee, Schroeder.
9:22
Lap 89: Lee is catching Carlson also.
9:22
Lap 88: Carlson is distantly behind in third.
9:22
Lap 87: Charlson now has clear track ahead of him with hopes of catching Hantz.
9:21
Lap 86: Lee slips past Schroeder for fourth.
9:21
Lap 85 (Top 5): Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Lee, Schroeder.
9:21
Lap 84: Charlson has reeled in the leader with only a lapped car between them.
9:21
Lap 83: Hantz having some trouble getting through traffic.
9:20
Lap 82: 10 cars remaining on the track as Reamer is now 10th.
9:20
Lap 81: Belott pulls off and is done for the night.
9:20
Lap 80 (Top 10): Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Lee, Belott, Pemberton, Root, Stehouwer -1, Coulter -1.
9:20
Lap 79: Stehouwer a lap down.
9:19
Lap 78: Hantz’s lead continues to get larger.
9:19
Lap 77: Schroeder gets past Belott for fourth.
9:19
Lap 76: Belott with a possible tire rub as a result of the contact between him and Charlson.
9:19
Lap 75 (Top 5): Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Belott, Schroeder.
9:18
Lap 74: Give third spot to Carlson who slips past Belott.
9:18
Lap 73: Carlson is now all over Belott for third.
9:18
Lap 72: A little bump and run and Charlson is now in the runner-up spot as Belott recovered to hang on to third.
9:18
Lap 71: Charlson to the inside of Belott for second.
9:17
Lap 70 (Top 10): Hantz, Belott, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton, Lee, root, Stehouwer, Coulter -1.
9:17
Lap 69: Schroeder has just about caught the fourth place car of Carlson.
9:17
Lap 68: Belott and Charlson in a battle with Carlson lurking.
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9:17
9:16
Lap 67: Hantz’s lead continues to build.
9:16
Lap 66: Second through fourth are now running together.
9:16
Lap 65 (Top 5): Hantz, Belott, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder.
9:16
Lap 64: Stehouwer is ninth, last car on the lead lap and within sight of Hantz.
9:16
Lap 63: Carlson reeling in the second and third place cars.
9:15
Lap 62: Belott and Charlson are now in a dogfight for second.
9:15
Lap 61: Hantz’s lead is now over four seconds.
9:15
Lap 60 (Top 10): Hantz, Belott, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton, Lee, root, Stehouwer, Coulter -1.
9:14
Lap 59: Pemberton has passed Lee for sixth.
9:14
Lap 58: Belott now in a battle for second with Charlson.
9:14
Lap 57: Hantz has checked out from Belott and the rest of the field.
9:14
Lap 56: Nine cars left on the lead lap.
9:13
Lap 55 (Top 5): Hantz, Belott, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder.
9:13
Lap 54: Hantz now pulling away from Belott and the rest of the field.
9:13
Lap 53: Belott is fighting back though on the high side.
9:13
Lap 52 (LEAD CHANGE): Hantz around the outside of Belott and inches ahead at the line.
9:12
Lap 51: Coulter, the 10th place car about to go a lap down.
9:12
HALFWAY 50 Laps Completed – 50 Lap To Go (Top 10): Belott, Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton, Lee, Root, Stehouwer, Coulter.
9:12
Lap 49: Charlson is reeling in the two leaders.
9:12
Lap 48: Belott and Hantz still together.
9:11
Lap 47: Root is eighth with Stehouwer ninth and Coulter 10th.
9:11
Lap 46: Top four cars now with clear track ahead of them.
9:11
Lap 45 (Top 5): Belott, Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder.
9:11
Lap 44: Carlson is fourth as Schroeder has gotten away from Pemberton and Lee for now.
9:10
Lap 43: Charlson also gets past Reamer to keep pace with the two leaders.
9:10
Lap 42: Belott and Hantz still glued to each others bumpers.
9:10
Lap 41: Reamer in front of the leaders about to go a lap down.
9:10
Lap 40 (Top 10): Belott, Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton, Lee, Root, Stehouwer, Coulter.
9:10
Jack is out of the car and will retire from action this evening.
9:09
Lap 39: Charlson and Carlson in a battle for third also.
9:09
Lap 38: Belott trying desperately to hold off Hantz.
9:09
Lap 37: Schroeder, Pemberton and Lee now in a battle for fifth through seventh.
9:08
Lap 36: Belott with the advantage on the high side as Hantz fights hard on the bottom.
9:08
Clay has called it a night on lap 32. (Speed51.com photo)
9:08
Lap 35 (Top 5): Belott, Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder.
9:08
Lap 34: Hantz is all over Belott trying to take the lead away.
9:08
Lap 33: Jack is back up to eighth with Root in tow.
9:07
Lap 32: Hantz to the inside, but nothing doing as Belott drives off.
9:07
Lap 31: Pemberton is sixth with a hard charging Lee behind him.
9:07
Lap 30 (Top 5): Belott, Hantz, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder.
9:07
Lap 29: Belott by inches over Hantz.
9:07
GREEN FLAG: Hantz again with a strong start on the high side, but Belott stays with him.
9:06
Clay has pitted.
9:06
The field doubles up once again as Belott chooses the inside lane with Hantz again to his outside. One to go at the line.
9:05
Upcoming after this race will be the 30-Lap Feature for the Auto Value Super Sprint Series followed by the 30-Lap main for the Vore’s Compact Touring Series.
9:05
The ARCA Gold Cup Series will head back to Toledo Speedway on Friday, July 11th for a 100-lap event. The Sportsman and X-Cars will also be in action. Click here for more information.
9:05
9:04
The field will get back into proper order once again as both Root and Clay head to the back of the pack.
9:04
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9:04
9:03
YELLOW FLAG: Root and Clay collide in turn two and both spin.
9:03
GREEN FLAG: Hantz with the momentum on the high side edges Belott going into the corner.
9:02
Jack has returned to the track just as the one lap to go signal is given.
9:02
Double File Restarts as Belott takes the inside lane which gives the high side to Hantz.
9:01
28 Laps Completed – 72 Laps To Go. The field realigns and gets the one lap to go signal.

1. 0 Johnny Belott
2. 72 Scott Hantz
3. 21 Drew Charlson
4. 8 Dakota Carlson
5. 4 Justin Schroeder
6. P51 Scott Pemberton
7. 30 Bryan Clay
8. 9 Mike Root
9. 5 Eric Lee
10. 33 Dave Stehouwer
11. 9 Sam Coulter
12. 35 Jeff Reamer

Everyone else is out of the event.

9:00
Jack has left his pit stall.
9:00
A very rough night for Harold Fair Jr. (Speed51.com photo)
8:59
Several cars have not returned; Fair Jr., and Maier are both out, also Jack and Malcuit are in the pits.
8:59
Speed51 staff has spoken with Fair and he believes something let go on the 61 car of Maier.
8:58
A heavy damaged Senneker Performance car for Harold Fair Jr.
8:57
The Yellow Flag has come back out as clean up continues in turn one.
8:56
Coulter has also left his pit stall and will also return to action.
8:56
Stehower has left his pit stall and will return to action when we go green.
8:55
Eric Lee drives away, but with damage to his machine. (Speed51.com photo)
8:55
Repairs begin on the 41 machine of Jack. (Speed51.com photo)
8:54
Mickey Maier with fluids coming from underneath his machine and that may have been the reason for the massive pile-up in turn one. (Speed51.com photo)
8:54
Heavy damage on the rear end area of Mickey Maier. (Speed51.com photo)
8:54
Root\’s crew goes to work on the right front suspension. (Speed51.com photo)
8:52
The RED Flag has come out.
8:52
Harold Fair Jr. (71) is a mangled mess in turn one while Brent Jack (41) faces the wrong way. (Speed51.com photo)
8:51
Eric Lee\’s crew assessing damage. (Speed51.com photo)
8:50
Stehower has came to pit road under power but has shut the motor down with overheating issues.
8:48
YELLOW FLAG: Big Wreck in turns one and two as Maier and Jack collide resulting in a huge pile up in the wall.
8:48
Lap 29: Jack again to the inside of Maier and again Maier slams the door shut on him.
8:48
Lap 28: Belott negotiates around Coulter to put him a lap down.
8:47
Lap 27: Schroeder and Pemberton are by themselves in ninth and 10th.
8:47
Lap 26: Carlson makes it a seven car battle from second to eighth.
8:47
Lap 25 (Top 5): Belott, Maier, Jack, Hantz, Fair Jr.
8:47
Lap 24: Second through seventh now running nose to tail.
8:46
Lap 23: Maier trying again to keep Jack at bay.
8:46
Lap 22: Belott’s lead is now over three seconds.
8:46
Lap 21: Hantz escapes the grasp of Fair Jr., and is by himself in fourth.
8:46
Lap 20 (Top 10): Belott, Maier, Jack, Hantz, Fair Jr., Lee, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton.
8:45
Lap 19: Maier gets away from Jack for now.
8:45
Lap 18: Belott approaching the back of the lead lap cars beginning with Reamer.
8:45
Lap 17: Maier hanging onto second as Jack is still searching for a way by.
8:45
Lap 16: Hantz, Fair Jr., and Lee are in a dogfight for fourth through sixth.
8:44
Lap 15 (Top 5): Belott, Maier, Jack, Hantz, Fair Jr.
8:44
Lap 14: Jack still trying to find a way around Maier for the runner-up spot.
8:44
Lap 13: Belott has opened up about a second and a half lead on Maier.
8:44
Lap 12: Lee now to the inside of Fair Jr., for fifth.
8:43
Lap 11: Maier hanging onto second with Jack still there.
8:43
Lap 10 (Top 10): Belott, Maier, Jack, Hantz, Fair Jr., Lee, Charlson, Carlson, Schroeder, Pemberton.
8:43
Malcuit has climbed from his car calling it a night.
8:43
Lap 9: Jack takes a peek to the inside of Maier for second, Maier slams the door on him.
8:43
Lap 8: Hantz distantly behind in fourth as the field settles into a rhythm.
8:42
Lap 7: Maier and Jack in a good battle for second.
8:42
Lap 6: Carlson drops back to eighth as Schroeder and Pemberton bring up the top 10.
8:42
Lap 5 (Top 5): Belott, Maier, Jack, Hantz, Fair Jr.
8:42
Lap 4: Belott pulls out to healthy early lead.
8:41
Lap 3: Charlson to the inside of Carlson for seventh.
8:41
Lap 2: Hantz already up to fourth while Lee and Fair Jr., battle for fifth.
8:41
Lap 1: Belott leads the first lap with Maier and Jack in tow.
8:41
GREEN FLAG: Belott with a strong start on the outside.
8:41
One to go at the line.
8:40
Malcuit\’s crew goes to work on the right front. (Speed51.com photo)
8:40
Malcuit has returned to the track after changing a tire and will restart from the rear of the field.
8:39
The field behind the revised front row have all crossed over with Lee and Jack now sitting in row #2.  
8:39
With Malcuit in the pits, the field crosses over putting Maier in P1 with Belott now flanking his outside on the front row.  
8:38
Complete Restart as the field didn’t get out of turn two before the Yellow Flag came out.  
8:38
YELLOW FLAG: Malcuit with problems right at the start as the rest of the field had to take evasive action to avoid his suddenly slowing machine.  
8:37
Marcus Malcuit and Mickey Maier led the field out of turns three and four and the GREEN FLAG is out, we are racing at Dixie Motor Speedway with the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100.  
8:36
One lap to go signal given, we’re going green next time by.  
8:36
Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models

48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 Starting Line-Up
1 75 Marcus Malcuit
2 61 Mickey Maier
3 0 Johnny Belott
4 5 Eric Lee
5 41 Brent Jack
6 71 Harold Fair Jr.
7 72 Scott Hantz
8 21 Drew Charlson
9 8 Dakota Carlson
10 P51 Scott Pemberton
11 4 Justin Schroeder
12 33 Dave Stehouwer
13 9 Mike Root
14 9C Sam Coulter
15 35 Jeff Reamer
16 30 Bryan Clay

8:35
The field has been brought down to pace lap speed as they line back up two by two.
8:34
The field will now get a few warm up laps at about 3/4s speed to get some heat in the tires and get the engine fluids up to temperature.
8:33
Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame Driver, the now retired John Doering Jr., has won the most Dixie Classics in race history with seven (2009, 2004, 2002, 1998. 1987, 1986, 1984).  
8:32
Scott Hantz and Mike Root are both two-time winners of the Dixie Classic while Harold Fair Jr., is the only other previous winner in the field here tonight.  
8:31
Dixie Classic History
2013 No Race
2012 Mike Root
2011 Harold Fair Jr.
2010 Mike Root
2009 John Doering, Jr.
2008 Scott Hantz
2007 Johnny VanDoorn
2006 John Grega
2005 Scott Hantz
2004 John Doering, Jr.
2003 Rich Rohrer
2002 John Doering, Jr.
2001 Steve Sauve
2000 Steve Sauve
1999 Steve Sauve
1998 John Doering, Jr.
1997 Steve Sauve
1996 Ted Johnson
1995 Ken Harder
1994 Kris Henderson
1993 Frank Lamp, Jr.
1992 Scott Lamp
1991 Darrell McManus
1990 Pat Bourdow
1989 Pat Bourdow
1988 Pat Bourdow
1987 John Doering, Jr.
1986 John Doering, Jr.
1985 Jim Terrill
1984 John Doering, Jr.
1983 Will Terry
1982 Pete Weiss
1981 Pete Weiss
1980 Ed Howe
1979 Art Sommers
1978 Ed Howe
1977 Junior Hanley
1976 Don Beiderman
1975 Joy Fair
1974 Ed Howe
1973 Danny Byrd
1972 Joe Ruttman
1971 Art Sommers
1970 Jack Goodwin
1969 Jim Daniels
1968 Ed Howe
1967 Ed Howe
1966 Joy Fair
8:31
Dakota Carlson looks to add another victory to his belt here at Dixie. (Speed51.com photo)
8:30
The command has been given and 16 Outlaw Super Late Models have roared to life here in Birch Run, Michigan.  
8:30
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8:30
8:30
The drivers are getting buckled in for tonight\’s 100 lap feature. (Speed51.com photo)
8:29
Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models Point Standings (Top 20):

1.      5      Jeff Ganus 407
2.      21C      Drew Charlson 399
3.      71      Harold Fair Jr. 397
4.      75      Marcus Malcuit 364
5.      72      Scott Hantz 354
6.      2A      Alexander Rosenberry 336
7.      10      Bud Perry 331
8.      30      Bryan Clay 281
9.      87      Mike Mazzagatti 154
10.      26      John Flynn 145
11.      28J      Jimmy Carter 138
12.      07      Ryan McManus 128
13.      99      John Sandquist 98
14.      4M      Matt Mills 88
15.      65T      Tim Ice 80
16.      16S      Steve Needles 78
17.      65      Tim Ice 66
18.      18      Brian Short 65
19.      1B      Bryant Smith 65
20.      15K      Nick Katterhenry 55

8:29
Next 5 Main Event Racing Series Events
July 3 – Midvale Speedway (OH)
July 12 – Owosso Speedway (MI)
July 19 – Lorain County Speedway (OH)
August 1 – Dixie Motor Speedway (MI)
August 9 – Shady Bowl Speedway (OH)  
8:27
Driver Intros are complete. The teams are strapping in, getting final instructions before the command to fire the engines.  
8:25
The first four rows of the 48th running of the Dixie Classic 100. (Speed51.com photo)
8:24
The back of the field is lined up and ready for driver introductions. (Speed51.com photo)
8:22
Driver Introductions have started.  
8:20
Its a new date for the Battle of Berlin 251 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan. This year’s event will take place on July 18-19 featuring the stars of the ARCA/CRA Super Series and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. Last year, Johnny VanDoorn held off Travis Braden to pick up the big win. Click here for more information.
8:20
8:14
Vore’s Compact Touring Series

Vore’s Welding 30 Starting Line-Up

1 72 Craig Frase
2 12 Marq Eaton
3 53 Austin Pinnell
4 1 Michael Richardson
5 5 Mike Westphal
6 07 Bill Hartman
7 26 Josh Easto
8 36 Ron Fizzell
9 6 Chris Jennings
10 79 Todd Metz Jr.
11 62 Todd Metz Sr.

 

8:13
Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series

Auto Value 30 Starting Line-Up

1 12 John Turnbull Jr.
2 3A Mike Austrauskas
3 71H JoJo Helberg
4 40 Tim Cox
5 42 Jason Blonde
6 70 Dustin Daggett
7 23 Scott O’Connor
8 07 Jacob Wilson
9 07L Ryan Litt
10 61 Kevin Feeney
11 44 Teddy Alberts
12 11 Tom Geren
13 31 Phil Rutledge
14 60 Davey Hamilton Jr.

 

8:11
Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models

48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 Starting Line-Up

1 75 Marcus Malcuit
2 61 Mickey Maier
3 0 Johnny Belott
4 5 Eric Lee
5 41 Brent Jack
6 71 Harold Fair Jr.
7 72 Scott Hantz
8 21 Drew Charlson
9 8 Dakota Carlson
10 P51 Scott Pemberton
11 4 Justin Schroeder
12 33 Dave Stehouwer
13 9 Mike Root
14 9C Sam Coulter
15 35 Jeff Reamer
16 30 Bryan Clay


8:10
The inversion draw for the Outlaw Super Late Models was an ‘8’ which places Marcus Malcuit and Mickey Maier on the front row for the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100.  
8:07
It’s intermission time here at Dixie Motor Speedway as it’s all Features from here on out. Up first will be the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 for the Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models.  
8:06
Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, June 27th, 2014
Intermission (15 minutes)

Outlaw Super Late Models Feature (48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100)
Super Sprints Feature (30 Laps)
Compacts Feature (30 Laps)

8:05
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8:05
8:05
CHECKERED FLAG: Richardson takes Heat Race Number two.  
8:04
WHITE FLAG: Richardson leads, Westphal second, and Eaton third.  
8:04
LAP 5: Westphal is now up to the second spot.  
8:03
LAP 4: The field remains single file as Richardson continues to lead.  
8:03
LAP 3: Richardson maintains a comfortable lead over Eaton and Westphal.  
8:02
GREEN FLAG: 1 Richardson splits the middle down the backstretch and is the new leader.  
8:01
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Heat Race 2

Row 1:  72 Craig Frase, 12 Marq Eaton
Row 2: 53 Austin Pinnell, 1 Michael Richardson
Row 3: 5W Mike Westphal  

8:00
CHECKERED FLAG: Metz Jr wins Heat Race number one, followed by Jennings and Easto.  
7:59
WHITE FLAG: Metz Jr. with a straightaway lead over Jennings.  
7:59
LAP 5: Metz Jr. distancing himself from the field.  
7:58
LAP 4: Jennings is up to the second spot.  
7:58
LAP 3: Metz Jr. is now the leader.  
7:58
LAP ONE: Metz Jr. is up to third, peaking on the bottom for the second spot.
7:57
GREEN FLAG: Easto will lead lap number one.  
7:57
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Lineup

HEAT 1:
Row 1: 07 Bill Hartman,  26 Josh Easto
Row 2: 36 Ron Fizzell, 6 Chris Jennings
Row 3: 79 Todd Metz Jr.  

7:55
Vore’s Compact Touring Series heat races will be up next.  
7:55
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7:55
7:54
Tim Cox rolls to the checkered flag to win heat race #2. (Speed51.com photo)
7:53
CHECKERED FLAG: Cox wins heat two over Feeney and Wilson.  
7:53
WHITE FLAG: Cox with a comfortable lead over Feeney.  
7:53
LAP 5: Wilson moves into the third spot.  
7:52
LAP 3: Cox with a power move to the outside of Feeney for the lead.  
7:52
LAP 2: Cox is closing in on Feeney in a hurry.  
7:51
GREEN FLAG: Feeney powers out to a early lead.  
7:51
The field is lined up, we will be green next time by.  
7:50
All cars are rolling for Heat Race number two.  
7:49
Davey Hamilton Jr. is scheduled to roll off 7th in this heat race but will not make the call.  
7:48
Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series:

HEAT 2 LINEUP:
Row 1:  11G Tom Geren, 61 Kevin Feeney
Row 2:  3A Mike Austruaskas, 40 Tim Cox
Row 3:  70 Dustin Daggett, 07 Jacob Wilson
Row 4: 60 Davey Hamilton Jr.  

7:45
CHECKERED FLAG: 42 Jason Blonde wins Heat 1 for the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series.  
7:45
Lap 5: Jason Blonde continues to distance his lead over 71 Helberg, and 44 Alberts  
7:44
LAP 3: Jason Blonde is now the leader.  
7:44
LAP 3: Jason Blonde has worked his way to the second spot.
7:43
GREEN FLAG: Teddy Albert leads lap one.  
7:43
We will be green next time by.  
7:42
All Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Heat Races will be eight laps in distance.  
7:39
Cars are now rolling on track.  
7:38
Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series

HEAT 1 LINEUP:
Row 1:  44 Teddy Alberts,  12 John Turnbull Jr.
Row 2:  71H JoJo Helberg, 42 Jason Blonde
Row 3:  23 Scott O’Connor, 07L Ryan Litt
Row 4:  31 Phil Rutledge

 

7:33
Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Heat Races will be the first to begin tonight’s racing action.  
7:30
7:29
Welcome back, we are just a few minutes away from beginning prerace ceremonies before tonight’s racing action.  
7:23
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7:23
6:58
We’re going to take advantage of this down time before the start of tonight’s racing program. The 51 staff will go ahead and feed and water ourselves before pre-race ceremonies. We’ll be back in about 20 minutes….
6:57
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6:57
6:56
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Qualifying Results

1 79 Todd Metz Jr. 18.697
2 6 Chris Jennings 19.048
3 36 Ron Fizzell 19.238
4 26 Josh Easto 19.300
5 07 Bill Hartman 19.324
6 5 Mike Westphal 19.390
7 1 Michael Richardson 19.450
8 53 Austin Pinnell 19.665
9 12 Marq Eaton 19.680
10 72 Craig Frase 19.876
11 62 Todd Metz Sr. 99.999

 

6:55
Remaining Schedule of Events for Friday, June 27th, 2014

7:30 Pre-Race Ceremonies
Super Sprints Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Compacts Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Intermission (15 minutes)

Outlaw Super Late Models Feature (48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100)
Super Sprints Feature (30 Laps)
Compacts Feature (30 Laps)

6:54
Compacts Qualifying is complete as Todd Metz Jr., times in the quickest at an 18.697. Complete Results are coming in a few minutes.  
6:51
Second group to roll out includes: 79 Todd Metz Jr., 5 Mike Westphall, 26 Josh Easto, 53 Austin Pinnell, 1 Michael Richardson and 6 Chris Jennings.  
6:48
The cars on the track participating in the first group are: 12 Marq Eaton, 36 Ron Fizzell, 07 Bill Hartman and 72 Craig Frase.  
6:47
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Qualifying is up next as the 11 teams on the property will come out in a Group Qualifying Format. We will have those results as soon as the session is complete.  
6:46
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
6:46
6:46
Outlaw Super Late Models Qualifying Results

1 21 Drew Charlson 14.532
2 72 Scott Hantz 14.587
3 71 Harold Fair Jr. 14.588
4 41 Brent Jack 14.637
5 5 Eric Lee 14.678
6 0 Johnny Belott 14.687
7 61 Mickey Maier 14.687
8 75 Marcus Malcuit 14.811
9 8 Dakota Carlson 14.821
10 P51 Scott Pemberton 14.893
11 4 Justin Schroeder 14.971
12 33 Dave Stehouwer 15.008
13 9 Mike Root 15.030
14 9C Sam Coulter 15.082
15 35 Jeff Reamer 15.361
16 30 Bryan Clay 15.549

 

6:45
Qualifying is now complete as Drew Charlson times in the fastest over the 16-car field with a 14.532.
6:45
Outlaw Super Late Models
35 Jeff Reamer – Marlette, MI
Lap 1: 15.381
Lap 2: 15.361
BEST: 15.361

(NOTE: Driver Change as Jeff Capaldi, the regular driver has given up controls of his ride for the evening.)

6:44
Outlaw Super Late Models
9C Sam Coulter – Lapeer, MI
Lap 1: 15.206
Lap 2: 15.082
BEST: 15.082
6:43
Outlaw Super Late Models
P51 Scott Pemberton – St. Johns, MI
Lap 1: 14.920
Lap 2: 14.893
BEST: 14.893
6:42
Outlaw Super Late Models
41 Brent Jack – Butler, IN
Lap 1: 14.665
Lap 2: 14.637
BEST: 14.637 (4th)
6:41
Outlaw Super Late Models
71 Harold Fair Jr. – Milan, MI
Lap 1: 14.816
Lap 2: 14.588
BEST: 14.588 (3rd)
6:40
Outlaw Super Late Models
61 Mickey Maier – Midland, MI
Lap 1: 14.844
Lap 2: 14.687
BEST: 14.687 (4th)
6:39
Outlaw Super Late Models
9 Mike Root – Grand Rapids, MI
Lap 1: 15.317
Lap 2: 15.030
BEST: 15.030
6:39
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6:39
6:38
Outlaw Super Late Models
0 Johnny Belott – Mt. Morris, MI
Lap 1: 14.734
Lap 2: 14.687
BEST: 14.687 (4th)
6:37
Outlaw Super Late Models
75 Marcus Malcuit – Strasburg, OH
Lap 1: 14.995
Lap 2: 14.811
BEST: 14.811 (4th)
6:36
Outlaw Super Late Models
21 Drew Charlson – New Philadelphia, OH
Lap 1: 14.652
Lap 2: 14.532
BEST: 14.532 (FAST TIME)
6:36
Outlaw Super Late Models
4 Justin Schroeder – Canton, MI
Lap 1: 14.971
Lap 2: 14.975
BEST: 14.971 (4th)
6:35
Outlaw Super Late Models
8 Dakota Carlson – Cedar Springs, MI
Lap 1: 14.970
Lap 2: 14.821
BEST: 14.821 (3rd)
6:34
Outlaw Super Late Models
72 Scott Hantz – Angola, IN
Lap 1: 14.697
Lap 2: 14.587
BEST: 14.587 (FAST TIME)
6:33
Outlaw Super Late Models
33 Dave Stehouwer – Wyoming, MI
Lap 1: 15.209
Lap 2: 15.008
BEST: 15.008 (2nd)
6:32
Outlaw Super Late Models
5 Eric Lee – Macomb, MI
Lap 1: 14.875
Lap 2: 14.678
BEST: 14.678 (FAST TIME)
6:31
Outlaw Super Late Models
30 Bryan Clay – Grandville, MI
Lap 1: 15.527
Lap 2: 15.449
BEST: 15.449
6:30
The Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models are up next as they qualify to set the field for the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100.  
6:29
That will conclude Auto Value Super Sprints Qualifying as Ryan Litt turns in a 12.826.

Auto Value Super Sprints Qualifying Results

1 07L Ryan Litt 12.826
2 07 Jacob Wilson 12.911
3 23 Scott O’Connor 12.962
4 70 Dustin Daggett 13.033
5 42 Jason Blonde 13.172
6 40 Tim Cox 13.212
7 71H JoJo Helberg 13.274
8 3A Mike Austrauskas 13.405
9 12 John Turnbull Jr. 13.593
10 61 Kevin Feeney 13.626
11 44 Teddy Alberts 13.679
12 11 Tom Geren 13.797
13 31 Phil Rutledge 15.626
14 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. No Time

 

6:26
Super Sprints
23 Scott O’Connor
Lap 1: 13.177
Lap 2: 12.962
BEST: 12.962 (3RD)
6:25
Super Sprints
3A Mike Austrauskas
Lap 1: 13.598
Lap 2: 13.405
BEST: 13.405
6:25
Super Sprints
07 Jacob Wilson
Lap 1: 12.911
Lap 2: 12.931
BEST: 12.911 (2ND)
6:24
Super Sprints
11G Tom Geren
Lap 1: 14.279
Lap 2: 13.797
BEST: 13.797
6:23
Super Sprints
44 Teddy Alberts
Lap 1: 13.679
Lap 2: 13.833
BEST: 13.679
6:22
Super Sprints
61 Kevin Feeney
Lap 1: 13.626
Lap 2: 13.782
BEST: 13.626
6:21
Super Sprints
12 John Turnbull, Jr.
Lap 1: 13.645
Lap 2: 13.593
BEST: 13.593
6:20
Super Sprints
07L Ryan Litt
Lap 1: 12.860
Lap 2: 12.826
BEST: 12.826 (FAST TIME)
6:19
Super Sprints
3A Mike Austrauskas
Lap 1: 16.256
Lap 2: 15.626
BEST: 15.626
6:18
Super Sprints
40 Tim Cox
Lap 1: 13.239
Lap 2: 13.212
BEST: 13.212 (3RD)

6:17
Super Sprints
70 Dustin Daggett
Lap 1: 13.066
Lap 2: 13.033
BEST: 13.033 (FAST TIME)

6:16
Super Sprints
71 JoJo Helberg
Lap 1: 13.274
Lap 2: 13.619
BEST: 13.274

6:15
Super Sprints
42 Jason Blonde
Lap 1: 13.172
Lap 2: 13.178
BEST: 13.172

6:14
Here we go with Auto Value Super Sprints Qualifying, beginning with 42 Jason Blonde.
6:12
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
6:12
6:10
Auto Value Super Sprints Qualifying is about to start as 14 of the Winged Warriors have made the trip to Birch Run, Michigan.
6:09
The next racing event here at Dixie Motor Speedway will be on Friday, August 1st as the Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models return along-with the Auto Value Super Sprint Series for the running of Big One X.

In addition there are also three Eve of Destruction events planned as well. For more information, go to: www.dixiemotorspeedway.com

6:03
The Auto Value Super Sprints are rolling out onto the adjoining 1/3 mile oval as they get ready for Qualifying for tonight’s program.

Schedule of Events for Friday, June 27th, 2014
6:00 Super Sprints Qualifying
Outlaw Super Late Models Qualifying
Compacts Group Qualifying

7:30 Pre-Race Ceremonies
Super Sprints Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Compacts Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Intermission (15 minutes)

Outlaw Super Late Models Feature (48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100)
Super Sprints Feature (30 Laps)
Compacts Feature (30 Laps)

6:00
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6:00
5:59
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Final Practice Results

1 79 Todd Metz Jr. 18.869
2 6 Chris Jennings 19.084
3 62 Todd Metz Sr. 19.257
4 36 Ron Fizzell 19.350
5 07 Bill Hartman 19.432
6 1 Michael Richardson 19.471
7 26 Josh Easto 19.536
8 5 Mike Westphal 19.568
9 72 Craig Frase 19.684
10 12 Marq Eaton 19.707
11 53 Austin Pinnell No Time

 

5:58
Auto Value Super Sprints Final Practice Results

1 42 Jason Blonde 13.027
2 71H JoJo Helberg 13.082
3 07 Jacob Wilson 13.117
4 07L Ryan Litt 13.253
5 40 Tim Cox 13.395
6 70 Dustin Daggett 13.409
7 12 John Turnbull Jr. 13.686
8 44 Teddy Alberts 13.735
9 61 Kevin Feeney 14.021
10 3A Mike Austrauskas 14.253
11 11 Tom Geren No Time
12 23 Scott O’Connor No Time
13 31 Phil Rutledge No Time
14 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. No Time

 

5:58
Round two of the Yellow River Racing Series will take place on Saturday, July 12th at Marshfield Motor Speedway in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Dalton Zehr held off defending YRRS champion Steve Holzhausen for the win. Click here for more information.
5:58
5:46
Outlaw Super Late Models Final Practice Results

1 5 Eric Lee 14.713
2 41 Brent Jack 14.858
3 72 Scott Hantz 14.880
4 8 Dakota Carlson 14.883
5 0 Johnny Belott 14.897
6 4 Justin Schroeder 14.982
7 71 Harold Fair Jr. 15.008
8 21 Drew Charlson 15.025
9 9 Mike Root 15.060
10 30 Bryan Clay 15.254
11 75 Marcus Malcuit 15.368
12 P51 Scott Pemberton 15.489
13 9C Sam Coulter 15.637
14 33 Dave Stehouwer 15.965
15 35 Jeff Capaldi 16.430
16 61 Mickey Maier No Time

 

5:44
Schedule of Events for Friday, June 27th, 2014
5:45 Compacts Final Practice

6:00 Super Sprints Qualifying
Outlaw Super Late Models Qualifying
Compacts Group Qualifying

7:30 Pre-Race Ceremonies
Super Sprints Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Compacts Heat Races (2-8 Laps Each)
Intermission (15 minutes)

Outlaw Super Late Models Feature (48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100)
Super Sprints Feature (30 Laps)
Compacts Feature (30 Laps)

5:42
Outlaw Super Late Model Practice is complete as Eric Lee topped that final session with a 14.713. Complete Practice Results are coming soon.
5:41
Dakota Carlson shared the 2009 Triple Crown Series Championship with Root that season. (Speed51.com photo)
5:40
Mike Root is a former champion here at Dixie in the tracks old Triple Crown Series from the 2009 season. (Speed51.com photo)
5:38
Just under 10 minutes remaining in this Final Practice.
5:37
Eric Lee to the top of the charts with a 14.713.
5:37
Justin Schroeder won the Joy Fair Memorial at near-by Flat Rock Speedway (MI) back on May 24th. (Speed51.com photo)
5:30
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5:30
5:28
Outlaw Super Late Models are just about done practicing for today.
5:28
Scott Hantz at speed. (Speed51.com photo)
5:23
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5:23
5:22
4 Justin Schroeder just turned a 14.982 to top the charts in this second session.
5:17
Green Flag is out on this session.
5:17
Cars on the track include: 81 Harold Fair Jr., 8 Dakota Carlson, 61 Mickey Maier, 41 Brent Jack, 33 Dave Stehouwer, 0 Johnny Belott, 35 Jeff Capaldi, and 72 Scott Hantz.
5:16
Practice is now complete for the Auto Value Super Sprints. Practice Results are coming shortly. The Outlaw Super Late Models have rolled back out for their final session of the day.
5:11
Jason Blonde tops the charts so far with a 13.027 as there are only a few minutes left in their final Practice of the day. The final group is now being pushed out onto the speedway.
5:06
Sprint Cars get the Green Flag to begin their Final Practice Session.

We do apologize as there is some transponder issues with the Outlaw Super Late Models and Vore’s Compact Touring Series Practice Results. As soon as those issues are resolved, we will post those times.

5:03
Oxford, Michigan veteran, Kevin Feeney is a former winner here in Birch Run, Michigan. (Speed51.comphoto)
5:01
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5:01
5:00
Winged Sprint Cars are being pushed back out for their second and final Practice of the day.  
5:00
Vore’s Compact Touring Series Practice is complete as Todd Metz Jr., was the quickest of the 11 teams on hand with a 19.034. Complete Practice Results are coming soon.  
4:59
Ron Fizzell makes his way around Dixie Motor Speedway for the first time. (Speed51.com photo)
4:53
New group rolling out and they are: 1 Michael Richardson, 26 Josh Easto, 12 Marq Eaton, 36 Ron Fizzell, 07 Bill Hartman and 72 Craig Frase.  
4:52
19.034 is quick time so far and it was turned by Metz Jr.  
4:51
Vore’s Compacts on the track are: 6 Chris Jennings, 5 Mike Westphal, 62 Todd Metz Sr., 79 Todd Metz Jr., and 53 Austin Pinnell.  
4:47
Harold Fair Jr., was the quickest in the first of two Outlaw Super Late Model Practice Sessions. (Speed51.com photo)
4:45
The Vore’s Compact Touring Series is now on the track.  
4:45
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Outlaw Super Late Models Practice is complete as Fair Jr., turns in the fastest lap with a 14.752. Complete Practice Results are coming in just a few minutes.  
4:41
Eric Lee turns some laps around the 4/10s mile oval in Birch Run, Michigan. (Speed51.com photo)
4:40
Ryan Litt turned in the quickest lap of the first Winged Sprint Practice. (Speed51.com photo)
4:33
Vore’s Compact Touring Series entries are beginning to gather at the turn four entrance to the track. This will be the series’ first ever appearance here at Dixie.  
4:32
Unofficially 16 Outlaw Super Late Models are on the grounds.  
4:30
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4:30
4:30
Just a few minutes remaining in this first Outlaw Super Late Models Practice as Fair Jr., remains P1 with a 14.752.  
4:24
Fair Jr., still tops the charts with a 14.752 as this session continues for the Outlaw Super Late Models.  
4:22
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Practice #1 Results

1 07L Ryan Litt 13.097
2 42 Jaso Blonde 13.190
3 71H JoJo Helberg 13.266
4 70 Dustin Daggett 13.273
5 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. 13.469
6 23 Scott O’Connor 13.555
7 40 Jason Cox 13.595
8 61 Kevin Feeney 13.860
9 12 John Turnbull Jr. 13.868
10 07 Jacob Wilson 13.973
11 3A Mike Austrauskas 14.104
12 44 Teddy Alberts 14.159
13 11 Tom Geren 15.231
14 31  Phil Rutledge No Time
4:20
Second group rolling out and they are: P51 Scott Pemberton, 8 Dakota Carlson, 9 Mike Root, 5 Eric Lee, 9 Sam Coulter, 30 Bryan Clay, 4 Justin Schroeder and 61 Mickey Maier.  
4:19
Fair Jr., the quickest out of that group with a 14.752.  
4:17
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4:17
4:17
Green Flag on the first Practice of the day for the Outlaw Super Late Models.  
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On the track includes: 71 Harold Fair Jr., 41 Brent Jack, 72 Scott Hantz, 75 Marcus Malcuit, 0 Johnny Belott, 35 Jeff Capaldi, 33 Dave Stehouwer and 21 Drew Charlson.  
4:15
Winged Sprint Car Practice #1 is complete as Litt turns in a 13.097. Complete Results are coming in a few moment as Outlaw Super Late Models are now rolling out for the first time today.  
4:13
Outlaw Super Late Models have started to line up in the make ready chute waiting for the Sprints to complete their first of two Practice Sessions.  
4:12
A brief caution for debris and we’re back under Green.  
4:05
13 Auto Value Super Sprints are currently on the property as 31 Phil Rutledge will be the only Winged Sprint Car that will not participate in this first Practice Session.  
4:03
Ryan Litt makes his way out onto the track. (Speed51.com photo)
4:01
Add in the 3A Mike Austrauskas, 11G Tom Geren and 07 Jacob Wilson.  
4:01
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4:01
4:00
Second group of Winged Sprints rolling out include: 44 Teddy Alberts, 07L Ryan Litt, 61 Kevin Feeney, 23 Scott O’Connor and 12 John Turnbull Jr.  
3:58
Early quick time after the first group is Blonde with a 13.190.  
3:57
There is Transponder scoring here at the track, we will update those times after each session.  
3:55
Several more are waiting in line in the make ready shoot. The Sprints will be sent out in groups of five.  
3:54
The five Sprint Cars are rolling around the 4/10s mile on their warm up laps before getting turned loose.  
3:50
Winged Sprint Cars being pushed out onto the track. (Speed51.com photo)
3:50
60 Davey Hamilton Jr., has joined the pack on the track.  
3:49
Amongst the cars now on the track includes; 42 Jason Blonde, 70 Dustin Daggett, 71H JoJo Helberg and 40 Jason Cox.  
3:46
Auto Value Super Sprints are now being pushed out onto the track from the turn four entrance. The first Practice Session of the afternoon is about to begin.  
3:46
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Vore’s Compact Touring Series Points Standings (Top 20):

1. Chris Jennings 138
2. Phil Iliff 122
3. Donny Bigelow 117
4. Thomas Bigelow 115
5. Nick Barrett 111
6. Steve Vore 106
7. Gary Eaton 104
8. Ron Masters 104
9. Ryan Barrett 97
10. Adam Lee 92
11. Greg Isbell 89
12. JR Vestor 79
13. Brian Slavey 72
14. Joe Jennings 67
15. Kevin Claborn 55
16. Terry Eaton 54
17. John Mayer 53
18. Rodney Sutton 51
19 David Daughtery 51
20. Austin Burton 50

3:42
A small delay in the back pit area with teams getting lined up for Practice. We should be rolling here soon.
3:39
Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models Point Standings (Top 20):

1.      5      Jeff Ganus 407
2.      21C      Drew Charlson 399
3.      71      Harold Fair Jr. 397
4.      75      Marcus Malcuit 364
5.      72      Scott Hantz 354
6.      2A      Alexander Rosenberry 336
7.      10      Bud Perry 331
8.      30      Bryan Clay 281
9.      87      Mike Mazzagatti 154
10.      26      John Flynn 145
11.      28J      Jimmy Carter 138
12.      07      Ryan McManus 128
13.      99      John Sandquist 98
14.      4M      Matt Mills 88
15.      65T      Tim Ice 80
16.      16S      Steve Needles 78
17.      65      Tim Ice 66
18.      18      Brian Short 65
19.      1B      Bryant Smith 65
20.      15K      Nick Katterhenry 55

3:36
Auto Value Super Sprint Series Point Standings (Top 20):

1. 42 Jason Blonde 376
2. 61 Kevin Feeney 344
3. 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. 308
4. 7 Joe Swanson 291
5. 3A Mike Astraukas 253
6. 44 Teddy Alberts 247
7.. 11G Tom Geren 237
8. 71H Jo Jo Helberg 221
9. 27 Cody Gallogly 196
10. 70 Dustin Daggett 190
11. 10 Ron Koehler 184
12. 6K Jay Rohrback 167
14. 8 Chris Neuenschwander 158
13. 22A Troy DeCaire 158
15. 88 Jimmy McCune 156
16. 45 Ryan Gillenwater 148
17. 40 David Byrne 129
18. 0 Doug Dietsch 114
19. 23 Scott O’Connor 113
20. 31 Mike Marckini 109

3:33
The teams are scheduled to start practice momentarily, we’ll meet those teams as they make there way out onto the track for the first time. The Auto Value Super Sprints are getting pushed over to the chute coming out of turn four momentarily.  
3:32
New grandstands facing turn four. (Speed51.com photo)
3:31
New grandstands facing turn one. (Speed51.com photo)
3:28
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3:28
3:26
This is the 2014 season opener for the Birch Run, Michigan speed plant. All new grandstands have been built here at the facility. Due to construction delays and the harsh winter the state of Michigan experienced, the schedule of events for the current season will see a Special Events Only Format.  
3:25
Tonight is the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 for the Main Event Racing Series Outlaw Super Late Models.

In addition the Auto Value Super Sprint Series is on hand along-with the Vore’s Compact Touring Series.  

3:24
Schedule of Events for Friday, June 27th, 2014
3:30 AVSS Practice (Sessions)
4:00 MERS Practice (30 min.)
4:30 VCTS Practice (Sessions)

4:45 AVSS Final Practice (Sessions)
5:15 MERS Final Practice (30 min.)

6:00 AVSS Qualifying
MERS Dixie Classic Qualifying
VCTS Group Qualifying

7:30 Pre-Race Ceremonies
AVSS Heat Races (8)
VCTS Heat Races (8)
Intermission (15 min.)

MERS Dixie Classic 100
AVSS Feature (30)
VCTS Feature (30)

3:20
The ARCA Gold Cup Series will head back to Toledo Speedway on Friday, July 11th for a 100-lap event. The Sportsman and X-Cars will also be in action. Click here for more information.
3:20
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Speed51.com’s view from high above Dixie Motor Speedway. (Speed51.com photo)
3:16
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3:16
3:16
Good Afternoon and Welcome to Speed51.com’s Live Trackside Now Coverage of the 48th Running of the Dixie Classic 100 from Dixie Motor Speedway. The 4/10s mile progressively banked paved oval located south of Saginaw in Birch Run, Michigan serves as hosts.  
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Trackside Now: Main Event Dixie Classic at Dixie (MI) – 6/27/14