11:40
Comment From Mark Johnson…..Montgomery, AL.

Thanks Speed51 for everything you do for us short track race fans. You guys do a fantastic job. Thank You

11:40
That ends our coverage tonight here at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  Thanks to JRi Shocks for being our Trackside Now presenting sponsor.  We will be back down here at New Smyrna Speedway in two weeks for the second leg of the Florida Triple Crown. Thanks for watching goodnight.
11:38
Super Late Model Red-Eye 100 Finish

1 26 Travis Cope
2 5 Daniel Keene Jr.
3 9 Rich Clouser
4 129 Spencer Davis
5 20 Anthony Sergi
6 11 David Rogers
7 28 TJ Duke
8 00 Denver Foran
9 51 Michael Atwell
10 127 Kyle Maynard
11 4 Chad Pierce
12 36 Tim Russell
13 9 Jay Middleton
14 59 Dustin Dunn
15 16 Tim Sozio
16 30 Bobby Knox Jr.
17 24 Caesar Bacarella
18 77 BJ McLeod
19 3 Kaz Grala
20 7 Frank Kreyer
21 127 Brandon Booth
22 118 Steve Simpson
23 19 Rick McGuire
11:35
Comment From Lenny

Congrats to Wes on the win,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51,love that you do trackside now at alot of races,you guys rock,wish i could do what you guys do

11:13
When we get the Late Model Lineup we will post it.
11:11
Lap 20: Wes Raling wins the feature over Charlie King.
11:10
Lap 18: Two laps to go.
11:07
Lap 12: Wes Raling comes up and takes the lead.
11:07
Lap 10: Charlie King leads William Hadman and Wes Raling.
11:06
GREEN FLAG: Back to Racing on Lap 8.
11:04
YELLOW FLAG: Dustin Higdon spins in turn two.
11:03
Lap 6: William Hadman has closed up on King for the lead.
11:01
Lap 4: Charlie King leads a tight race in the early laps.
11:00
Comment From Diane Williams

Great job tonight, Rich Clouser, Marty Pierce and Chad Pierce!! luv u guys!!

11:00
We are green in the final race.
10:57
Strictly Stocks are up next for 20 laps.
10:52
We are still trying to track down the Late Model finish.
10:51
Chad Pierce picks up the win in the E Modified race.
10:51
White Flag: for Chad Pierce.
10:49
Down to the final five laps in the E Modified race. Only a handful of cars remain on the track.
10:47
GREEN FLAG: Lap 10. Back to racing.
10:45
We are down to the final 10 laps.
10:44
YELLOW FLAG: Brian Soakup pounds the wall off turn four.
10:43
GREEN FLAG: Back to racing on lap 8.
10:40
Beckner’s slow pace will draw the YELLOW.
10:39
Lap 7: Earl Beckner was leading and it looks as if he broke. Pierce now leads.
10:38
Lap 5: Earl Beckner leads the race over Chad Pierce.
10:37
The E Modified feature is underway.
10:34
E Mods will go 20 laps.
10:31
E Modifieds and Strictly Stocks are the final two races.
10:29
Marty Pierce and all the gang in victory lane. (Speed51.com photo)
10:28
Comment From Old Man Richard

Congrates to Travis Cope – Davis good job – Regroup – Next race = Thanks Speed/51 Trackside – Looking forward to 2014 season ~~~ Conyers, Ga.

10:25
CHECKERED FLAG: Pierce, Williamson takes second by inches, over Emerson.
10:25
WHITE FLAG: Emerson and Williamson battle side by side going down the back stretch.
10:24
Lap 27: Flat tire of Todd pulls off the track.
10:23
Lap 26: Pierce has a five car lead over Emerson.
10:23
Lap 25: Five laps to go.
10:22
Lap 23: Pierce, Emerson, Williams, Williamson.
10:22
Lap 22: Pierce chooses the outside line and pulls away from Emerson.
10:21
Super Late Model tech has cleared. We will have the lineup at the end of the night after all races are scored.
10:18
CAUTION: Garceau gets in the wall down in turn 1.
10:17
Lap 20: Still side by side for second, Williamson makes the pass going into turn 1.
10:16
Lap 17: Williamson pulls along side Williams for 2nd.
10:15
Lap 15: Willamson all over the back bumper of Williams.
10:15
Lap 14: Pierce has a 7 car length lead over Williams.
10:14
Lap 13: Basset battles Fiore for 7th.
10:13
Lap 12: Pierce takes the lead from Emerson.
10:13
Lap 11: Emerson chooses the outside line coming to the green.
10:09
CAUTION: Rick Kotwitz spins in turn 2.
10:09
Lap 10: Emerson chooses the inside line coming out of turn four, Pierce looks to the outside.
10:06
Emerson, Pierce, Williamson.
10:05
CAUTION: Jason Praysner goes around on the back stretch.
10:04
Lap 7: Three wide battle for 6th.
10:03
Lap 6: Emerson chooses the high line coming to the green.
10:02
Emerson, Bassette, Hill, Pierce, Wood, top five.
10:01
Rick Kotwitz spins coming off turn 4 under caution.
10:00
CAUTION: Car in the wall turn 2.
9:59
Lap 5: Emerson, Bassette, Foster.
9:59
Lap 3: John Emerson has a third straight advantage over Bassette.
9:58
Lap 2: Three wide for second place, Sanfort, Foster, Pierce.
9:57
Lap 1: Four wide coming across the start finish.
9:56
Sanfort, Foster, Hill, Bassette, Pierce, are your starting top 5.
9:52
Comment From Zidek 12

WTG Butch!!!!!!!

9:52
Comment From Tommy Regan

THIS RACE IS GOING TO BE AWESOME

9:49
The Sportsman cars are rolling out on the track. There are 21 cars starting tonight.
9:48
Comment From [email protected]

Congrats to Cope on the win and nice start to 2014 for Spencer Davis!!! A Great 2014 racing season across the NASCAR and short track racing world is in store fans!!!

9:42
The top finishers are still going through tech, we will have the official results soon.
9:41
Comment From Guest

Do you have a finish order yet for the Supers?

9:38
Up next there will be a short intermission. Then the Sportsman will have a 30 lap feature.
9:38
Herdegen in victory lane. (Speed51.com photo)
9:37
Comment From Lenny

Congrats to Heredgen on the win

9:33
CHECKERED FLAG: Herdegen, Holley, Gould.
9:33
WHITE FLAG: Gould all over the back bumper of Holley, doesn’t have enough to make the pass.
9:32
Lap 23: Gould again side by side coming out of turn 4.
9:32
Lap 22: Herdegen, Holley, Gould.
9:31
Lap 19: Goud up to the bumper of Holley.
9:31
Lap 18: Herdegen has a five car length lead over Holley.
9:30
Lap 16: Herdegen, Holley, Gould.
9:30
Lap 15: Gould battles side by side with Tyler for third.
9:29
Lap 14: Herdegen pulls 3 car lengths out front of Holley.
9:28
Lap 13: Holley looks to the outside of Herdegen.
9:28
Heredgen, Holley, Tumminello, are your top three.
9:25
Joe Gerard and Becca Samsoe both spin around.
9:24
CAUTION: spin in turn two.
9:23
Lap 10: Holley looks to the inside of the leader in turn 4, does not have enough to make the pass.
9:23
Finished seventh at the Red Eye 100. Last ten laps was a little crazy.pic.twitter.com/Iu22DBQsxE
9:23
Lap 8: Herdegen, Holley, Gerard
9:22
Lap 6: Herdegen pulls 5 car lengths ahead of Holley.
9:21
Lap 4: Three wide battle for sixth place.
9:20
Lap 3: Herdegen, Holley, Gerard
9:20
Lap 2: Herdegen makes the pass for the lead in turn 3.
9:19
Lap 1: Holley, Herdegen pull away from the pack.
9:19
Top 5 starting line up:
Bobby Holley, Butch Herdegen, Scott Tyler, Joe Gerard, Ernie Tumminelto
9:17
The Super Stocks are on the track for their feature.
9:12
Super Stocks will be up next. We will have some updates after we finish up the Late Model post race.
9:10
Cope banged up in victory lane. (Speed51.com photo)
9:07
Had a good car real fast finished p4 ready for the rest of 2014 #headforward
9:07
Travis Cope in victory lane. (Speed51.com photo)
9:05
Cope wrecks after trying a victory burnout. (Speed51.com photo)
9:04
Cope came to victory lane and went to do a victory burnout and nailed the inside wall.
9:03
Lap 100: Travis Cope wins the Red-Eye 100 here at New Smyrna Speedway. Keene, Clouser, Davis and Sergi by an inch over Rogers.
9:02
Travis Cope takes the white flag.
9:02
Two laps to go.
9:01
Lap 96: David Rogers and Anthony Sergi are fighting hard for sixth.
9:01
Lap 94: Cope is clear and gone out front. Daniel Keene Jr rides second with Rich Clouser in third.
9:00
Lap 91: Cope clears for the lead and Daniel Keene Jr comes with him.
8:59
GREEN FLAG: Back to racing.
8:59
One lap to green.
8:58
Running a few laps to blow off some oil dry.
8:57
Middleton is done and so is Suzio.
8:54
Top Five: Travis Cope, Rich Clouser, Daniel Keene, Spencer Davis and Chad Pierce.
8:54
The damage to Tj Duke’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
8:52
Still 91 laps complete.
8:52
Comment From [email protected]

Come on Spencer Davis bring it on home!

8:51
Suzio on pit road. (Speed51.com photo)
8:51
Tim Sozio got messed up in that pretty good as well. Dustin Dunn has white walled the right side tires. Not sure if that was in this yellow.
8:50
YELLOW FLAG: TJ Duke goes around and collects Anthony Sergi and Jay Middleton.
8:49
Lap 91: Cope gets a good restart and pulls away.
8:49
GREEN FLAG: Lap 91: Back to racing.
8:49
One lap to green and we will have nine laps to settle things.
8:48
Tim Russell heads back to the pits as his car gets towed in the other way.
8:46
Top Five: Cope, Clouser, Davis Keene, and Duke.
8:45
Tim Russell got out of his car and told Daniel Keene Jr. he was number one.
8:44
Comment From Christina Ray

Come on Team Bestline. Bring home the win!

8:44
Working lap 91.
8:43
YELLOW FLAG: Tim Russell spins and hits the inside wall off turn two.
8:43
Lap 90: Cope leads as Rogers goes backwards and Davis is third.
8:42
Lap 89: Clouser goes to second.
8:42
Lap 88: Spencer Davis comes up to fourth.
8:41
Lap 86: Cope leads Rogers, and Clouser.
8:41
Lap 85: Cope spun his tires, but got away with and leads.
8:40
GREEN FLAG: Back to racing with 15 to go.
8:40
Comment From johnboy

Get em David go for a W

8:40
One lap to green.
8:39
Top Five: Cope, Rogers, Clouser, Russell, and Davis.
8:38
David Rogers got up to second on that last restart.
8:38
8:37
Working lap 85.
8:37
YELLOW FLAG: Michael Atwell lost it and collected Caesar Bacarella and Bobby Knox Jr.
8:36
Bumpers went flying during the last crash. (Speed51.com photo)
8:36
GREEN FLAG: Back to racing.
8:35
One lap to green.
8:35
Aftet the impact. (Speed51.com photo)
8:34
Daniel Keene Jr. slid to sixth after that short run.
8:32
Top Five: Cope, Couser, Russell, Rogers and Spencer Davis in the top five for the first time today.
8:32
Dustin Dunn spins off turn four. (Speed51.com photo)
8:31
YELLOW FLAG: LAP 82: Dustin Dunn and Tim Sozio tangle off turn four.
8:30
Lap 82: Russell has closed back up to Clouser
8:30
Lap 80: BJ McLeod is off the pace.
8:29
Lap 78: Cope leads Clouser and Tim Russell.
8:29
Lap 77: Russell and Keene make contact and Keene slides backwards.
8:28
Lap 72: Keene spun the tires big time and Cope gets away.
8:28
GREEN FLAG: Lap 72: Back to racing.
8:26
Grala has returned to the track.
8:25
Duke was the free pass car.
8:25
Koz Grala on pit road. (Speed51.com photo)
8:24
TJ Duke pits under yellow.
8:24
Bobby Knox has also hit pit road.
8:23
Running Order:
1. Cope
2. Keene
3. Russell
4. Clouser
5. Rogers
6. Davis
7. Sergi
8. Duke

Only cars on the lead lap.

8:21
YELLOW FLAG: Lap 72: Grala slows on the track drawing the yellow.
8:21
Lap 69: Cope makes contact with Grala and sends him up the hill. Grala almost clipped another car trying to avoid contact.
8:20
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8:19
Lap 67: Grala is door-to-door with TJ Duke for 10th right in front of leader Travis Cope.
8:18
Lap 63: Travis Cope has checked out on Daniel Keene up front for now.
8:17
Lap 61: Travis Cope has pulled up to lap Kaz Grala.
8:17
Anthony Sergi moves around TJ Duke for seventh.
8:17
Top Five: Cope, Keene, Russell, Clouser and Rogers.
8:16
Lap 55: Frank Kreyer pulls into the pits.
8:15
Lap 54: Spencer Davis is now sixth with Booth pulling off.
8:15
Lap 52: Brandon Booth has pulled off and gone behind the wall.
8:14
Lap 51: Just past halfway Spencer Davis goes up to seventh around TJ Duke.
8:14
Lap 48: Travis Cope still leads over Daniel Keene Jr. as the leaders continue to work lap traffic.
8:13
Lap 45: David Rogers takes fourth as he goes around Rich Clouser.
8:12
Lap 42: Back behind that Tim Russell went to third around Rich Clouser.
8:11
Lap 41: Travis Cope takes the lead from Daniel Keene.
8:11
Lap 39: Cope is all over Keene for the lead.
8:10
Lap 37: Tim Russell has closed up on Rich Clouser for the third spot.
8:10
Keene and Cope clear as they lap up into the top 15.
8:09
Lap 33: Lap cars are fighting side-by-side in front of the leaders.
8:08
Lap 30: Leaders are right together on the track as Keene leads Cope.
8:07
Top Five: Keene, Cope, Clouser, Russell, and Rogers.
8:07
Lap 26: Back up front Keene has found lap traffic and second-place driver Travis Cope has found him.
8:06
Lap 24: Russell takes fourth and Rogers comes with him for fifth.
8:06
Comment From [email protected]

go Spencer Davis and Kaz Grala! You guys are doing great!

8:06
Lap 23: Russell is now working on Brandon booth for the fourth spot.
8:05
Lap 22: Change for fifth place now as Tim Russell takes it away from David Rogers.
8:05
Lap 20: Move Spencer Davis to eighth as he gets around BJ McLeod.
8:04
Lap 18: Despite the big pack tonight the leaders have still not hit lap traffic.
8:04
Lap 16: Kaz Grala has moved up a few spots and rides inside the top 15.
8:03
Lap 14: Daniel Keene Jr leads, but Travis Cope is starting to close in on him.
8:03
Lap 11: Tim Russell goes around TJ Duke and takes sixth.
8:02
Lap 10: Back in the pack Spencer Davis is starting to work his way forward.
8:01
Top Five: Keene, Cope, Clouser, Booth and now David Rogers.
8:01
Comment From Old Man Richard

Go Spencer Davis ~~~ Conyers, Ga.

8:01
Lap 6: Keene Jr. leads Travis Cope as the pack settles in for the early laps.
8:00
Comment From Mike Ray

Good Luck to Drivers,Car Owners and Fans.Thanks Speed51.com for the coverage!

8:00
Lap 4: Tim Russell is flying and is up to seventh already after starting 15th.
7:59
Rick McGuire pulls in.
7:59
Lap 2: Rich Clouser goes to second and Travis Cope rides third.
7:59
Lap 1: From the outside Daniel Keene Jr. leads the first lap.
7:58
GREEN FLAG: We are racing in the Red-Eye 100.
7:58
One lap to green.
7:57
Starting 22nd for tonight’s #RedEye @newsmyrnaspdway#GottaDig
7:57
Comment From Diane Williams

Praying for a safe race!

7:57
We are now on the wave lap.
7:56
Tim Russell will have to come from 15th tonight to try and win his third Red-Eye 100.
7:56
Comment From TinaP

Cheering for the TMRanch #11 tonight!! C’mon Rogers!! Drive it to the front!!

7:56
Comment From Grandma

Its your turn Rich..go 9!!!

7:56
Comment From Lenny

Go #20 Sergi

7:56
Steve Simpson has given Grala a spot on the track. Simpson is only going to run a few laps tonight as a test before pulling off.
7:56
JRI Shocks is the proud presenting sponsor of today’s Red Eye 100 at New Smyrna Speedway. Since its inception in 2007, JRI Shocks has utilized cutting edge technological advancements with over 100 years of collective experience in shock absorbers, hydraulics, and electronics to create high performance, high precision shock absorbers for the racing and automotive industry. For more information about JRI Shocks, please visit www.jrishocks.com.
7:54
Cars are working around the track on the pace laps.
7:53
Engines have fired and cars are rolling on the speedway.
7:53
Tonight’s race is the first race of 2014 and the first for NASCAR Whelen All-American Series points. It’s also the first race of the Florida Triple Crown.
7:50
Comment From Steve

Sweet some super late model racing in early January. Thanks Speed 51.I like it when tracks run the night’s main event first in order.

7:47
Drivers are getting in their cars.  
7:45
Feature Order Tonight
7:30pm Features

Red-Eye 100
Super Stocks 25

Intermission
Sportsman 30
E-Modifieds 25
Strictly Stocks 25

7:42
Starting Lineup for the Red-Eye 100

1 127 Brandon Booth
2 5 Daniel Keene Jr.
3 26 Travis Cope
4 9 Rich Clouser
5 20 Anthony Sergi
6 28 TJ Duke
7 00 Denver Foran
8 11 David Rogers
9 129 Spencer Davis
10 77 BJ McLeod
11 30 Bobby Knox Jr.
12 118 Steve Simpson
13 4 Chad Pierce
14 24 Caesar Bacarella
15 36 Tim Russell
16 59 Dustin Dunn
17 9 Jay Middleton
18 51 Michael Atwell
19 127 Kyle Maynard
20 16 Tim Sozio
21 7 Frank Kreyer
22 19 Rick McGuire
23 3 Kaz Grala
7:41
Starting lineup is now underway.
7:40
NEWS FROM NEW SMYRNA THIS WEEK: New Smyrna Beach, Fl January 3, 2014 As the Bright House Challenge Series heads into its 9th year, the Series will grow beyond the walls of New Smyrna Speedway. In 2014, the series will go across the great State of Florida three times to Desoto Speedway beginning with the Icebreaker 100 on February 1st.

Robert Hart, owner of the Series stated “Our partnership with Bright House Networks and their support of the Bright House Challenge Series is one that has grown through the years. Expanding that partnership to include Desoto Speedway is great for the series. We look forward to the racers getting to enjoy both venues and hope that in the future we can expand the Series to even more tracks in the state.”

Bright House Executive John Poage stated “We are excited about the addition of Desoto Speedway to the Bright House Challenge Series in 2014. This move will allow Bright House Network Customers on both sides of the state to enjoy the top Super Late Model Drivers in competitive Series action. “

Jimmy Cope, General Manager of Desoto Speedway looks forward to the series running at Desoto Speedway in 2014. Cope has plans for a very exciting 2014 race season at Desoto Speedway and is thrilled to start it off with the Bright House Challenge Series, Icebreaker 100.

The Bright House Challenge Series will kick off the 2014 Season on February 1st with the Icebreaker 100 at Desoto Speedway and the season finale will be the 49th Annual Florida Governor’s Cup 200.

7:39
Drivers are lined up for pre race ceremonies. (Speed51.com photo)
7:33
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7:28
Denver Foran and The 00 car have just captured the 7th spot in qualifying for the Red Eye 100 in New Smyrna tonight
7:26
Following up on Kaz Grala: They will start at the tail with four new tires. Only one tire was in question, but to be sure they will take the four and start shotgun on the field.
7:25
Travis Cope is the fastest man here after time trials. Can he still be the fastest after 100?  (Speed51.com photo)
7:24
Augie Grill chats with 1985 Red-Eye 100 winner Lee Roy Porter. (Speed51.com photo)
7:22
Cars are now lining up on the front stretch.
7:15
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7:08
Last 10 laps will be all green flag laps.
7:07
Lucky Dog until 10 laps to go as long as the driver isn’t involved in the caution.
7:06
The first two laps under caution will count.
7:03
Drivers meeting is underway. (Speed51.com photo)
7:00
Qualifyings over, ready to race. Everyone go follow the race on Speed51.com
7:00
JRI Shocks is the proud presenting sponsor of today’s Red Eye 100 at New Smyrna Speedway. Since its inception in 2007, JRI Shocks has utilized cutting edge technological advancements with over 100 years of collective experience in shock absorbers, hydraulics, and electronics to create high performance, high precision shock absorbers for the racing and automotive industry. For more information about JRI Shocks, please visit www.jrishocks.com.
6:59
Third quick qualifier Brandon Booth post qualifying tech. (Speed51.com photo)
6:57
The draw is a three putting Brandon Booth on the pole for the race.
6:56
Anthony Sergi will now start in the top five.
6:55
The night just got tougher for Kaz Grala who will now be placed at the rear of the Red-Eye 100 for soft tires. This was discovered in post-qualifying tech.
6:52
Red-Eye 100 Qualifying Results

1 26 Travis Cope 17.451
2 5 Daniel Keene Jr. 17.480
3 127 Brandon Booth 17.718
4 3 Kaz Grala 17.760
5 9 Rich Clouser 17.781
6 20 Anthony Sergi 17.795
7 28 TJ Duke 17.807
8 00 Denver Foran 17.829
9 11 David Rogers 17.829
10 129 Spencer Davis 17.866
11 77 BJ McLeod 17.936
12 30 Bobby Knox Jr. 17.967
13 118 Steve Simpson 17.968
14 4 Chad Pierce 18.077
15 24 Caesar Bacarella 18.174
16 36 Tim Russell 18.177
17 59 Dustin Dunn 18.205
18 9 Jay Middleton 18.217
19 51 Michael Atwell 18.237
20 127 Kyle Maynard 18.260
21 16 Tim Sozio 18.330
22 7 Frank Kreyer 18.442
23 19 Rick McGuire 20.095
24 15 Cody Blair no time
25 22 Dusty Cornealius no time
26 67 Tommy Mackey no time
6:51
Pit road with all the cars lined up, is a busy place. (Speed51.com photo)
6:49
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6:49
6:48
Travis Cope has set fast time for the Red-Eye 100.
6:48
Name: 00 – Denver Foran
Lap 1: 18.394
Lap 2: 17.829
Best: 17.829
6:47
Name: 19 – Rick McGuire
Lap 1: 20.095
Lap 2: 20.226
Best: 20.226
6:47
Denver Foran is last to qualify. (Speed51.com photo)
6:46
Name: 4 – Chad Pierce
Lap 1: 19.108
Lap 2: 18.077
Best: 18.077
6:45
Rick Maguire is next up. (Speed51.com photo)
6:45
Name: 9 – Rich Clouser
Lap 1: 18.196
Lap 2: 17.781
Best: 17.781
6:44
Name: 9 – Jay Middleton
Lap 1: 18.593
Lap 2: 18.217
Best: 18.217
6:44
Kurt Jett has a cool paint scheme. (Speed51.com photo)
6:43
Name: 77 – BJ McLeod
Lap 1: 18.053
Lap 2: 17.936
Best: 17.936
6:43
Bj McLeoud next to roll out on the track. (Speed51.com photo)
6:43
Name: 127 – Kyle Maynard
Lap 1: 18.929
Lap 2: 18.260
Best: 18.260
6:41
Name: 36 – Tim Russell
Lap 1: 18.177
Lap 2: SPINS on Lap Two
Best: 18.177
6:40
Tim Russell has his game face on. (Speed51.com photo)
6:40
Name: 127 – Brandon Booth
Lap 1: 18.214
Lap 2: 17.718
Best: 17.718
6:39
Brandon Booth sporting a ‘thanks dad’ sticker. (Speed51.com photo)
6:39
Name: 24 – Caesar Bacarella
Lap 1: 18.615
Lap 2: 18.174
Best: 18.174
6:38
Name: 11 – David Rogers
Lap 1: 18.406
Lap 2: 17.829
Best: 17.829
6:38
Watermelon Capital Speedway will once again be the home of Speedfest 2014 on January 25-26, 2014 in Cordele, GA. Last year, Jeff Choquette passed Chase Elliott to take home the win on the 3/8-mile oval. See the best Super Late Model and Pro Late Model drivers compete in one of the early big events of 2014. For more information, visit www.watermeloncapitalspeedway.com.
6:38
David Rogers out on the track now. (Speed51.com photo)
6:37
Name: 3 – Kaz Grala
Lap 1: 18.223
Lap 2: 17.760
Best: 17.760
6:37
Name: 59 – Dustin Dunn
Lap 1: 18.409
Lap 2: 18.205
Best: 18.205
6:36
Kaz Grala in his black and green #3. (Speed51.com photo)
6:36
Name: 16 – Tim Sozio
Lap 1: 18.884
Lap 2: 18.330
Best: 18.330
6:35
Name: 20 – Anthony Sergi
Lap 1: 18.126
Lap 2: 17.795
Best: 17.795
6:34
Name: 30 – Bobby Knox Jr.
Lap 1: 18.474
Lap 2: 17.967
Best: 17.967
6:34
Anthony Sergi is next up. (Speed51.com photo)
6:33
Had a decent qualifying run just not good enough. Got a good car for the race #RedEye100
6:33
Name: 7 – Frank Kreyer
Lap 1: 18.521
Lap 2: 18.442
Best: 18.442
6:33
Frank Kreyer is in the zone. (Speed51.com photo)
6:32
Name: 51 – Michael Atwell
Lap 1: 18.601
Lap 2: 18.237
Best: 18.237
6:32
Name: 118 – Steve Simpson
Lap 1: 18.438
Lap 2: 17.968
Best: 17.968
6:31
Daniel Keene Jr. could be a pole continder. (Speed51.com photo)
6:31
Name: 5 – Daniel Keene Jr.
Lap 1: 17.643
Lap 2: 17.480
Best: 17.480
6:30
T.j. Duke gives a thumbs up. (Speed51.com photo)
6:30
Name: 28 TJ Duke
Lap 1: 18.024
Lap 2: 17.807
Best: 17.807
6:29
Name: 29 – Spencer Davis
Lap 1: 18.486
Lap 2: 17.866
Best: 17.866
6:28
Name: 26 – Travis Cope
Lap 1: 17.652
Lap 2: 17.451
Best: 17.451
6:28
Spencer Davis is ready to roll. (Speed51.com photo)
6:27
We are underway.
6:27
Travis Cope will be the first car out on the track.
6:24
We are a few minutes from time trials.
6:23
Spencer Davis, who raced over 65 different late model races last year, talks over race strategy. (Speed51.com photo)
6:19
Cars are getting in line for time trials for the Super Late Model Red-Eye 100.
6:14
Rich Clouser is one of the last few cars to go through tech. (Speed51.com photo)
6:06
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6:03
Practice is now complete for all divisions. Super Late Model qualifying will be up next.
5:59
Strictly stocks are on track for their final round of practice.
5:57
The full field of Super Late Models are now going through tech. There are 5 cars cleared so far lined up on pit road for qualifying.
5:47
The third night of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will be the season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. The future stars of NASCAR will compete in a 150-lap event around New Smyrna’s famous half-mile oval. Tour-type Modifieds will also be in action. For more information, please visitwww.newsmyrnaspeedway.org.
5:46
Tonight’s Red-Eye 100 will be the first race of the Florida Triple Crown Series that combines this race, the Pete Orr Memorial 100 in two weeks and the Bruce Gowland Memorial 100 at the end of Smyrna Speedweeks.
5:45
Late Models have started going through pre-qualifying tech. (Speed51.com photo)
5:42
We would say there are about 18 Sportsman in line for practice. We won’t know for sure until that race goes green.
5:39
Comment From Fiegel 

thanks speed51

5:36
It is one of the great traditional events in short track racing and the 38th edition of The Rattler will take place on March 15-16 at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama. Last year, Kyle Benjamin passed Casey Smith with 27 laps to go then held off Stephen Nasse to score the big win. For more information, please visitwww.southalabamaspeedway.com.
5:34
Late Model practice has come to an end. Up next will be time trials for them, but not after another round of practice for the local cars.
5:33
Tonight’s Red-Eye 100 and all divisions will count towards NASCAR Whelen All American Series points. Super Late Models are the top class here at New Smyrna and produced the state champion in 2013 and the track champion as well as the rookie of the year.

David Rogers – State Champion
Rich Clouser – Track Champion
Anthony Sergi – Rookie of the Year

5:30
Brandon Booth in the 127 machine. (Speed51.com photo)
5:27
We are on track with the second Late Model practice right now.
5:26
A pack of cars works around New Smyrna in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
5:25
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5:23
Spencer Davis hopes to walk out of New Smyrna Speedway (FL) with a Red-Eye 100 win tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:22
Practice is clean and green so far.
5:16
Dustin Dunn has returned to the practice line after showing smoke in the first practice.
5:16
Travis Cope waits to go out for the last practice session. (Speed51.com photo)
5:16
Late Models are coming back out for another round of practice.
5:13
Jeff Fultz, a former winner here, is here working on Denver Foran’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
5:05
This car of Tim Russell was MIA in the practice round, but the former Red-Eye 100 winner will be ready for action tonight. (Speed51.com photo)
5:03
Cody Blair’s car after the impact. “The rearend locked up a little past the flagstand. It sucks too because its a brandnew. We’re done.” (Speed51.com photo)
5:03
Jay Middleton returns to action today after four year of retirement. (Speed51.com photo)
5:03
Comment From BR549 

Thanks again and again to Speed 51

4:59
JRI Shocks is the proud presenting sponsor of today’s Red Eye 100 at New Smyrna Speedway. Since its inception in 2007, JRI Shocks has utilized cutting edge technological advancements with over 100 years of collective experience in shock absorbers, hydraulics, and electronics to create high performance, high precision shock absorbers for the racing and automotive industry. For more information about JRI Shocks, please visit www.jrishocks.com.
4:58
A good number of Sportsman are on the track for practice. Tonight they go for 30 laps and $600 thanks to Rinnai.
4:53
Augie Grill, the crew chief for Bobby Knox Jr., making adjustments to the car. (Speed51.com photo)
4:50
Comment From Nichole 

Good luck Daniel Keene Jr and the Jerrad Warren Racing crew!!

4:50
Denver Foran making laps. (Speed51.com photo)
4:48
Local classes are on the track for practice.
4:46
Late Model practice has come to an end.
4:45
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4:45
Right now we are showing 25 Super Late Models, but it could be more.
4:44
Comment From Snowden4 

How many cars are there

4:44
Back to green.
4:42
Kaz Grala, David Rogers, Denver Foran, TJ Duke, Travis Cope are just a few of the cars on the track.
4:40
YELLOW: Dustin Dunn shows some smoke at the back of the 59 machine and comes to pit road.
4:39
A full group of 10 to 12 are on the track.
4:36
Cars are back on the speedway.
4:36
The 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will take place on February 14-22 and New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever with eight nights of Super Late Model and six nights of Modified racing plus more! The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will kick off their 2014 season on Sunday, February 16 and the 28th Annual Richie Evans Memorial on Friday, February 21. Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Tour Modifieds, Florida Modifieds will be in action this year. For a complete schedule, visitwww.newsmyrnaspeedway.org.
4:35
An update on Cody Blair shows that a broken rotor was the cause for the crash. 
4:34
Track is clear and we should be back underway with practice in a few minutes.
4:34
Past Red-Eye 100 Winners
2013 Stephen Nasse
2012 Tim Russell
2011 Stephen Nasse
2010 Rich Clouser
2009 Tim Russell
2008 no race
2007 no race
2006 Mike Fritts
2005 Jeff Coquette
2004 BJ McLeod
2003 Mike Good
2002 Justin Drawdy
2001 David Rogers
2000 Wayne Anderson
1999 Jack Cook
1998 David Russell
1997 Ronnie Burkett
1996 David Russell
1995 Jack Cook
1994 Jack Cook
1993 Randy Weaver
1992 Dick Anderson
1991 Dick Anderson
1990 Bruce Lawrence
1989 Unknown
1988 David Rogers
1987 Jack Cook
1986 Daniel Keene
1985 LeRoy Porter
1984 Jack Cook
4:33
Anthony Sergi in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
4:21
We can add Rick McGuire and Kyle Maynard to the Super Late Model list for tonight.
4:19
Comment From Lenny 

Go Sergi,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

4:18
Clean up will take a few minutes.
4:11
Cody Blair got a little loose, avoiding another car pulling onto the track, and kissed the wall. (Speed51.com photo)
4:11
Cody Blair after catching the wall. (Speed51.com photo)
4:09
YELLOW: Cody Blair gets into turn one and tags the wall.
4:08
David Rogers, Caesar Bacarella, Cody Blair, Dustin Dunn and others have come out to make laps.

4:07
Comment From Diane Rogers Williams 

kick butt Rich Clouser!!!

4:05
Brandon Booth is in this group as well.
4:05
Daniel Keene Jr. is also on the speedway.
4:05
Comment From sportsman12 

Let’s go TM Ranch and #11 David Rogers!!

4:05
Davis, Sergi, Kreyer, Middleton, Atwell, TJ Duke, Steve Simpson, Tim Sozio, and Denver Foran are on track.
4:04
The track is green as the first 10 or so car come on put for practice.
4:03
David Rogers and Tim Russell are each looking to win the Red-Eye 100 for the third time. Only Rich Clouser, and BJ McLeod are former winner who are racing today.
4:02
The Super Late Models are lined up on pit road for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
4:01
Former Red-Eye 100 winner Wayne Anderson is here working as the crew chief for Caesar Bacarella. Also Augie Grill who has won the last two Governor’s Cup events is here with Bobby Knox Jr.
4:00
There are no transponders on the cars so we will not have speeds until time trials.
3:59
The first cars out will be Davis, Anthony Sergi, Frank Kreyer, Jay Middleton and Michael Atwell.
3:57
Spencer Davis will be the first car out on the track.
3:57
Super Late Models are getting in line for practice.
3:51
Travis Cope’s crew making adjustments before practice starts. (Speed51.com photo)
3:49
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3:43
Support divisions are here preparing for their 4 races tonight. (Speed51.com photo)
3:43
Practice is set to start at the top of the hour.
3:38
Comment From [email protected] 

pulling for BJ McLeod and Spencer Davis tonight! glad racing is back for 2014!

3:33
David Rogers crew prepares the days tires. (Speed51.com photo)
3:33
The Pete Orr Memorial/Orange Blossom 100 will take place on Saturday, January 18th at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna, FL. Last year, Kyle Benjamin held off Travis Cope by a car length to kick off his impressive 2013 season. Along with Super Late Models, the Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Mini-Stocks, and Strictly Stocks will be in action. For more information, please visit www.newsmyrnaspeedway.org.
3:31
The pits are filling up with cars for tonight’s action.
3:29
Comment From Ferric 

Pretty nice turnout for the 1st event…looks like that will bode well for the world series

3:28
It’s good to see Frank Kreyer back at New Smyrna Speedway after a scary wreck back in October. (Speed51.com photo)
3:28
It’s good to see Frank Kreyer back here at New Smyrna after a wild wreck here last year in preparation for the Florida Governor’s Cup 200.
3:28
Frank Kreyer back in October. (Speed51.com photo)
3:25
Denver Foran is here all the way from Alberta, Canada. (Speed51.com photo)
3:18
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3:16
Some surprises this weekend have been the return of 2008 ASA SAT Champion Jay Middleton and the appearance of Kaz Grala who spent all of 2013 in Late Model Stocks.
3:15
Red-Eye 100 Cars on the Grounds
00 Denver Foran
3 Kaz Grala
4 Chad Pierce
7 Frank Kreyer
9 Rich Clouser
9 Jay Middleton
11 David Rogers
15 Cody Blair
16 Tim Sozio
20 Anthony Sergi
22 Dusty Cornealius
24 Caesar Bacarella
26 Travis Cope
28 TJ Duke
30 Bobby Knox Jr.
36 Tim Russell
51 Michael Atwell
59 Dustin Dunn
67 Tommy Mackey
77 BJ McLeod
118 Steve Simpson
124 Brandon Booth
129 Spencer Davis
3:11
Tonight’s race will be a four tire event. (Speed51.com photo)
3:10
Today’s Schedule
3pm Registration
4pm-5:30pm Division Practice
6pm – Super Late Model Time Trials
6:45pm Driver’s Meeting
7:00pm Super Late Models to Grid
7:10pm Driver intros
7:30pm Features

Red-Eye 100
Super Stocks 25

Intermission
Sportsman 30
E-Modifieds 25
Strictly Stocks 25

3:07
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3:05
Spencer Davis in the tech line. (Speed51.com photo)
3:02
We are still working on a roster and car count for today’s race. Right now we have over 20 Super Late Models and cars are still rolling in.
2:58
JRI Shocks is the proud presenting sponsor of today’s Red Eye 100 at New Smyrna Speedway. Since its inception in 2007, JRI Shocks has utilized cutting edge technological advancements with over 100 years of collective experience in shock absorbers, hydraulics, and electronics to create high performance, high precision shock absorbers for the racing and automotive industry. For more information about JRI Shocks, please visit www.jrishocks.com.
2:57
Good afternoon and welcome to New Smyrna Speedway for the first race of the 2014 season the Red-Eye 100. Today’s Super Late Model show kicks off the Florida racing schedule and the Florida Triple Crown as we close in on Speedweeks next month.
2:56
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Trackside Now – Red-Eye 100 – New Smyrna Speedway (FL) – 1/4/14