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10:28
Thank you for joining our Trackside Now coverage presented by ARBodies and congratulations to Bubba Pollard on his second Southern Super Series victory.

10:27
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10:23

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10:22

Jason Bates and the winning team (Speed51.com Photo)

10:17
OUTLAW LATE MODEL FEATURE RESULTS

1. Jason Bates
2. Brian Hardman
3. Hoyt Stephens
4. David Wragg
5. David Murphy
6. Russell Shore
7. Mike Silvey
8. Joe Wilder

10:16
CHECKERED: Jason Bates holds on to take the victory in the Outlaw Late Model division feature.
10:15
Lap 30: Five laps to go as Murphy and Wragg mix it up for fourth.

10:13
Lap 25: Ten laps remain for the Outlaw Late Models.

10:12
Lap 20: CURRENT RUNNING ORDER:

1. Jason Bates
2. Brian Hardman
3. Hoyt Stephens
4. David Murphy
5. David Wragg
6. Russell Shore
7. Mike Silvey
8. Joe Wilder (OUT)

10:10
Lap 12: As they come up on a lapped car Jason Bates steals the lead from Brian Hardman.

10:09
Lap 10: Hardman continues to lead but Bates now closing in on Hardman’s No. 10 machine.

10:07
Lap 5: Brian Hardman leads Jason Bates by five car lengths.

10:06
We are under green.

10:05
OUTLAW DIVISION FEATURE LINEUP (35 LAPS)

1. 29 David Wragg
2. 85 Hoyt Stephens
3. 87 Russell Shore
4. 35 David Murphy
5. 22 Jason Bates
6. 14 Joe Wilder
7. 10 Brian Hardman
8. 28 Mike Silvey
10:00

Matt Vasser in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)

9:58
TRUCK DIVISION FEATURE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

1. 69 Matt Vassar
2. 32 Matt Wortman
3. 5 Ronnie Wehunt
4. 44 Kevin Vasser
5. 98 Taylor Dorner
DQ 21 Emilee Riley

9:57
Matt Vassar wins the Truck feature.

9:55
Five laps to go for Vassar and Wortman.

9:54
We are back green with Matt Vassar leading the way.

9:53
Riley has made her way to the pits and we are down to just Matt Vassar and Matt Wortman with just 10 laps to go in this truck division feature.

9:52

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9:50
Riley now receiving the black flag and will be parked for the remainder of the evening.

9:50
Coming off turn four battling for second, Riley moves Ronnie Wehunt out of the way for second. Wehunt spins on the frontstretch and brings out the caution.

9:49
Ten laps to go and Vassar still leads Wehunt and Riley.
9:48
We have received word that the Southern Super Series Super Late Models have all cleared tech with no issues and results are official.

9:47
Lap 15: HALFWAY RUNNING ORDER:

1. Matt Vassar
2. Ronnie Wehunt
3. Emilee Riley
4. Matt Wortman
5. Kevin Vasser
6. Taylor Dorner

9:45
Matt Vassar leads the field to green.
9:45
One lap to green.

9:42
Kevin Vasser throws his HANS device at Riley as she passes.

9:42
Riley will go to the rear of the field for rough driving.

9:41
Lap 12: Emilee Riley and Kevin Vasser bring out the caution battling for the lead.

9:40
Lap 10: Kevin Vasser leads Emilee Riley by just a truck length.

9:37
Lap 1: Kevin Vasser leads the first lap.
9:36
TRUCK DIVISION STARTING LINEUP

1. Matt Wortman
2. Matt Vassar
3. Emilee Riley
4. Kevin Vasser
5. Ronnie Wehunt
6. Taylor Dorner

9:34
Next up will be the Truck division 30-lap feature.

9:32

Bryan Beckner was the top Renegade finisher (Speed51.com Photo)

9:31

Jeff Chadwick was the winner of this feature (Speed51.com Photo)

9:27
RENEGADE/SPORTSMAN FEATURE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

1. Jeff Chadwick
2. Bryan Beck
3. Rob Hubbard
9:23
We are back under green with Jeff Chadwick leading the way.

9:22
Caution is out at lap 2 for a spin by the No. 19 of Rob Hubbard on the frontstretch.
9:21
The green flag is in the air for 15 laps (or 10 minutes) of Sportsman/Renegade action.
9:20
SPORTSMAN/RENEGADE STARTING LINEUP

1. 29 Bryan Beck
2. 19 Rob Hubbard
3. 20 Jeff Chadwick
9:19
Victory lane interviews have concluded and the Sportsman/Renegade feature is rolling out of the pits now.

9:16

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9:15

Avery Burgess pulls into Victory Lane (Speed51.com Photo)

9:12
MINI STOCK FEATURE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

1. Avery Burgess
2. Spanky Hicks
3. Allen Cantrell
4. Erik Czechowski

9:07
We are back under green with Spanky Hicks leading Avery Burgess and Allen Cantrell.

9:06
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Congrats to bubba pollard and the entire team on fast time and win today & thanks to speed 51 for another great race

9:05

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9:04
We are back rolling under yellow in the mini stock feature.

9:04

Tech is underway. (Speed51.com Photo)

9:00
Red flag is now out for fluid on the track.

8:58
Caution is out at lap four for a spin in turn one by Erik Czechowski.
8:55
MINI STOCK STARTING LINEUP (20 LAPS)

1. Spanky Hicks
2. Avery Burgess
3. Allen Cantrell
4. Erik Czechowski

8:45

Big trophy for Bubba Pollard (Speed51.com Photo)

8:45
Comment From Guest
Congrats Austin Theriault and the entire BRK team for ANOTHER top-10!

8:44
Comment From Lenny
Congrats to Pollard on the win 2 for 2,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

8:44
Comment From Arnold
Sounds like good, hard short track racing. Kudos to TJ for not using the bumper and congrats to both him and Bubba for a great run tonight.

8:44
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES UNOFFICIAL RESULTS:

Pos. No. Driver Laps
1 26 Bubba Pollard 125
2 41 TJ Reaid 125
3 98 Daniel Hemric 125
4 18 Hunter Robbins 125
5 98 Russell Fleeman 125
6 29 Austin Theriault 125
7 1 Mike Garvey 125
8 51 Stephen Nasse 125
9 8 John Hunter Nemechek 125
10 30 Jerick Johnson 125
11 25 Ross Kenseth 125
12 112 Augie Grill 124
13 91 David Quackenbush 124
14 2 DJ VanderLey 124
15 127 Brandon Booth 124
16 129 Spencer Davis 124
17 22 Clay Alexander 124
18 5 Spencer Wauters 123
19 22 Tyler Audie 123
20 60 Tyler Speer 123
21 31 Kyle Grissom 80
22 97 Fredrick Moore 63
23 95 Trey Gibson 20
24 10 RS Senter 20
25 7 Michael Lance 18
26 19 Zak Hausler 7
27 26 Travis Cope 4
28 47 Allen Karnes 0
29 86 Chet Morrison 0
30 2 Donnie Wilson 0
31 75 David Odell 0

8:42
Bubba Pollard: “I can’t thank T.J. Reaid enough for racing me clean today. That’s what racing is all about right there.”

8:42

Bubba Pollard with the win here at GMP. (Speed51.com Photo)

8:39
Hemric, Robbins, and Fleeman wound out the top-five. Results & Victory Lane photos in just a moment.
8:38
CHECKERED: Bubba Pollard got a little loose in Turn Three, but T.J. did too and it was Pollard at the line by a scant .119 seconds.

8:38
WHITE FLAG: Pollard keeps it wound in the outside line through 1 & 2.

8:38
Lap 123: Popsicle sticks. Reaid giving it all he has but just can’t make a run on Pollard yet.
8:37
Two laps to go.

8:37
Lap 121: Clear track now for the leaders. Reaid can practically touch Pollard’s bumper.

8:37
Lap 120: Five to go. Pollard leads Reaid by half a carlength.

8:37
Lap 119: Four more lapped cars will fall victim to the leaders before this race ends. Will they affect the outcome?

8:36
Lap 117: T.J. Reaid needs to start making his move as he has lost two carlengths to Pollard through traffic.

8:36
Robbins around Fleeman for fourth.

8:36
Lap 116: Pollard laps Davis and VanderLey.

8:36
Comment From Steve
Come on Bubba, bring it home!!

8:35
Comment From james
lets go 41

8:35
Comment From Maddux`
Way to go Hunter Robbins!!! Keep on movin!

8:35
Lap 115: It’s a two horse race with two laps to go. Hemric in thid is five seconds back.

8:35
Nasse gives Garvey a little bit of door in turns one and two as they’re side by side and still can’t take the spot.

8:35
Lap 114: Wauters goes a lap down as Reaid continues to stalk Pollard.

8:35
Lap 113: Robbins has caught Fleeman for fourth.

8:35
Nasse and Garvey continue to battle aggressively for the seventh spot.

8:34
Quackenbush side by side with Davis into turn three for 14th. Quackenbush takes the spot.
8:34
Lap 111: The leaders lap Alexander and Audie without any issues.

8:34
Lap 110: Fifteen laps to go. Bubba Pollard won the inaugural race at Nashville, but will have to hold off T.J. Reaid here to go 2-for-2.

8:33
Lap 107: Hemric has opened up some breathing room on Fleeman in the battle for third after they were nose to tail for the last 25 laps.

8:33
Nasse pressures garvey for seventh but can’t keep his No. 51 machine under Garvey’s No. 1 long enough to take the spot.

8:33
Lap 105: Pollard leads Reaid by a carlength. They will catch the cars of Wauters, Alexander, and Audie soon to lap them.

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Lap 101: Side-by-side for three laps, but give the lead back to Pollard.

8:31
Robbins by Theriault to move into the top-5.

8:31
Lap 100: Reaid gets under Pollard’s door. Pollard keeps it wound up on the inside and leads at the line by a nose.

8:31
Lap 100 Top-10:

1. Bubba Pollard
2. TJ Reaid
3. Daniel Hemric
4. Russell Fleeman
5. Austin Theriault
6. Hunter Robbins
7. Mike Garvey
8. Stephen Nasse
9. Brandon Booth
10. John Hunter Nemechek

8:30
Lap 95: Thirty to go. The top-two still look like they are drafting around this half-mile oval.

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8:29
Lap 94: Davis now pulling all kinds of pressure on Kenseth for 11th. Johnson is there as well.
8:29
Hunter Robbins moves by Garvey for sixth.

8:29
Lap 91: Reaid sucked up on Pollard’s bumper like a vacuum. Pollard is slightly better in 3 & 4 while Reaid’s strong suit seems to be 1 & 2.

8:28
Davis is now left to deal with Johnson.

8:28
Davis now under Kenseth off turn four for position and washes up allowing Kenseth to pull away.
8:28
Lap 89: Robbins lays the right front to Garvey’s rear and pulls under looking for 6th.

8:28
Lap 88: Fleeman now working Hemric for third and the battle of the #98s.
8:27
Nemechek under Kenseth into turn one for the final spot in the top-10.

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8:27
Lap 85: The top two have pulled away as Reaid rides right in Pollard’s tire tracks.

8:26
Alexander now looks under Johnson for position but can’t quit complete the pass off turn two.
8:26
Lap 84: Davis takes 12th from Jerick Johnson.
8:26
Davis now moves under Johnson in turns one and two for 12th.

8:26
Lap 82: Reaid is applying the pressure for the lead.

8:26
Lap 81: Three wide in the middle of the pack, as Garvey, Robbins, and Nasse battle for sixth.

8:25
GREEN FLAG: Pollard with another phenomenal restart. Hemric pulls up alongside Reaid for second, but Reaid will prevail in Turns 3 & 4

8:25
One to go to green. Bubba Pollard will choose the outside line with Reaid to his inside.
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8:24
Quackenbush on and off pit road under this caution as well.
8:24
Kyle Grissom coming to the pits under this caution after getting the free pass back onto the lead lap.

8:22
YELLOW FLAG – Lap 80: Tyler Audie around in Turn Three.

8:21
Robbins gives Nasse the bumber off turn four to take seventh from Nasse.

8:21
Lap 80: Reaid with a power move to second.

8:21
Lap 79: Garvey, Reaid, and Hemric all blow by Fleeman.
8:21
GREEN FLAG: Pollard gone on the restart. Fleeman with a poor restart, backing up the inside line. Garvey to the outside for second.

8:20
Pollard will choose the outside for this restart.

8:19
Lap 78 Top-10:

1. Bubba Pollard
2. Russell Fleeman
3. TJ Reaid
4. Mike Garvey
5. Stephen Nasse
6. Daniel Hemric
7, Hunter Robbins
8. Austin Theriault
9. John Hunter Nemechek
10. Brandon Booth

8:18
YELLOW FLAG – Lap 78: Augie Grill slides up in the corner and Nemechek tags the #112. Grill goes around and barely noses the right front corner panel into the Turn Four wall.

8:17
As the battle up front stays side by side, Kenseth and Booth are side by side for 11th.
8:17
Lap 78: Lead change. Bubba Pollard comes to the front. Fleeman falls to second with Reaid, Garvey, and Nasse trailing.

8:16
Lap 76: Garvey gets loose allowing Fleeman to take the lead and Pollard to pull to second.

8:16
GREEN FLAG: Garvey by a nose at the line and the leaders are door-to-door down the backstretch.

8:16
Fleeman picks the outside line for the restart.

8:15
Stephen Nasse’s crew fixed a leak in the power steering line under this break. They think they will be fine for the end.

8:15
Revised Top-10 After Lap 75 Inversion:

1. Russell Fleeman
2. Mike Garvey
3. Stephen Nasse
4. Bubba Pollard
5. Daniel Hemric
6. TJ Reaid
7. Hunter Robbins
8. John Hunter Nemechek
9. Brandon Booth
10. Austin Theriault

8:13
Augie Grill had wholesale adjustments on his #112.

8:12
All cars have been lined up and are back rolling slowly behind the pace car.

8:12
He’s in the Garmon #97 since Garmon is working on the #23 of Dalton Grindle.

8:12
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is Fredrick Moore driving his car or is he driving for someone the #97 was Jimmy Garmons number for a few years

8:10

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8:08
Theriault and Davis now make their way back on track after their pit stops.

8:07

Fleeman will go from P1. (Speed51.com Photo)

8:06

Work continues on the 98 of Daniel Hemric. (Speed51.com Photo)

8:06
Revised Top-10 After Lap 75 Inversion:

1. Russell Fleeman
2. Mike Garvey
3. Stephen Nasse
4. Bubba Pollard
5. Daniel Hemric
6. TJ Reaid
7. Hunter Robbins
8. John Hunter Nemechek
9. Brandon Booth
10. Austin Theriault

8:04
Reaid said the car is good and it can’t be much better.

8:04
The invert is 6.

8:03

TJ Reaid is the leader for now. (Speed51.com Photo)

8:03

Pollard pits. He was running third. (Speed51.com Photo)

8:02

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8:01
Under this yellow, teams can change up to 2 tires if they so choose. There will also be an invert after this 75-lap break. As such, we will likely have a different running order for the final fifty laps.

8:00
Lap 75 Top-20 Running Order:

1. TJ Reaid
2. Daniel Hemric
3. Bubba Pollard
4. Stephen Nasse
5. Mike Garvey
6. Russell Fleeman
7. Hunter Robbins
8. John Hunter Nemechek
9. Brandon Booth
10. Austin Theriault
11. Augie Grill
12. Spencer Davis
13. Ross Kenseth
14. Clay Alexander
15. Jerick Johnson
16. David Quackenbush
17. Kyle Grissom
18. DJ VanderLey
19. Tyler Audie
20. Spencer Wauters
7:59
Lap 75: T.J. Reaid will get the 10 pts bonus for leading at the break. Hemric (8), Pollard (6), Nasse (4), and Garvey (2) were your top-five, each getting bonus points.

7:58
Lap 74: One to go to the break. Reaid has just lapped Kyle Grissom and seems to be clear sailing for him.

7:58
Robbins up to seventh by Nemechek.
7:57
Lap 71: Bonus points are awarded to the leader at the halfway point. Hemric trying to get to Reaid, but now blocked by lappers Audie and VanderLey

7:57
VanderLey now slows Hemric up to let Pollard reach his bumper as they move by.

7:56
Lap 68:Wauters and VanderLey have lost the lead lap.
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Robbins closing in on Nemechek for seventh.

7:55
Lap 67: Theriault has faded to 10th in recent laps.

7:55
Lap 65: Fredrick Moore has pitted from the top-fifteen.

7:55
Lap 65 Top-10 Running Order:

1. Reaid
2. Hemric
3. Pollard
4. Nasse
5. Garvey
6. Fleeman
7. Nemechek
8. Robbins
9. Theriault
10. Booth

7:55
Lap 62: Ross Kenseth look like he is off the pace a little, his engine doesn’t sound in good shape when he goes by.

7:54
Lap 60: Reaid puts a lap on Speer as Hemric and Pollard remain in close pursuit.

7:53
Lap 59: Speer dead sidways trying to hold off Reaid.

7:53
Lap 56: Lapped traffic is about to come into play. Reaid will catch Spencer Wauters first then Tyler Speer and D.J. VanderLey.

7:53
Lap 56: Nasse has been able to hang on to fourth for now. The top three of Reaid, Hemric, and Pollard have trained away from the next three of Nasse, Garvey, and Fleeman.

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VanderLey looks under Speers into turn three for 20th.

7:52
Lap 55: Dusk has completely set in and the lights are now on.

7:52
Johnson now under Alexander for position as Alexander drops through the field.

7:51
Lap 54: Spencer Davis and Jerick Johnson follow Kenseth on through.

7:51
Now Davis and Alexander side by side for position.
7:51
Lap 53: Kenseth under Alexander into turn one for 12th and takes the spot off four.

7:51
Lap 52: Ross Kenseth takes 12th from Clay Alexander.

7:51
Lap 51: Garvey is the next one to size up Nasse.

7:51
Lap 50: Nasse starting to lose touch with the lead duo. Pollard by him for third.

7:51
Bubba Pollard drove as deep as he could into turn one under Mike Garvey and might have given Garvey a little muscle off turn two to take the fourth spot away.
7:50
Lap 49: Clay Alexander by Grissom for 12th.

7:50
Lap 48: Daniel Hemric with a power move, takes 2nd.
7:50
Lap 46: Grissom, Alexander, Davis, and Kenseth are literally bumper-to-bumper for 12th through 15th.

7:49
Lap 45: Thirty laps until the competition break.

7:49
Lap 44: A gaggle of cars make up 12th to 18th. There it’s Grissom watching Davis and Alexander battle door to door.

7:49
Johnson under Aude for 17th and makes the pass.

7:48
Lap 40: The top-eight remain all on the same straightaway.It’s Reaid by half a second on Nasse with Hemric starting to apply the pressure for second. Then about four carlengths back comes the fourth place battle.
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7:47
Current Lap 40 Running Order:

1. Reaid
2. Nasse
3. Hemric
4. Garvey
5. Pollard
6. Fleeman
7. Nemechek
8. Theriault
9. Robbins
10. Booth
11. Grill
12. Grissom
13. Alexander
14. Davis
15. Moore
16. Kenseth
17. Audie
18. Speer
19. Johnson
20. Quackenbush

7:47
Lap 36: Garvey continues to push in the middle of the corner, allowing Pollard to continually pull up to his door. But the high line momentum allows Garvey to hold on to fourth for at least a few more laps.

7:46
Alexander now looks under Moore for 14th and takes the spot into turn one.

7:46
Lap 34: Grill by Grissom for 11th. Started 31st on this field.

7:45
Now Grissom has a mirror-full of Grill.

7:45
Lap 31: Nasse has reeled in Reaid a little and brought Hemric with him. The top-three are nose-to-tail.

7:45
Brandon Booth follows Robbins by Grissom for position.

7:45
Lap 29: Pollard pulled along side Garvey for a full lap but still can’t take fourth. Meanwhile, Grill does take 12th from Moore.

7:45
Robbins moves back in to take the spot into turn one and moves into the ninth position.

7:44
Lap 28: Grill slideways looking under Fredrick Moore for 12th and has to back way off the throttle.

7:44
Robbins and Grissom make a lap side by side before Grissom is able to pull away with the spot.

7:44
Robbins looks under Grissom off four for ninth.
7:43
Lap 25: Augie Grill is up to 13th. Clay Alexander has faded in the first part of this race, falling to 14th.

7:43
Grill takes three positions on the outside from Davis, Alexander and Audie to move up to the 13th position.
7:43
Lap 24: Pollard back on the attack to make up ground lost under that restart. He peeks under Garvey for fourth.

7:43
Lap 23: Reaid leads Nasse by half a second.

7:42
Lap 22: Now Pollard will move under Fleeman to take fifth.

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Fleeman and Garvey side by side for fourth into turn one and Fleeman pushes Garvey up the track but they keep it under control and carry on.

7:42
Lap 21: Hemric has taken third on this race with Garvey contending for fourth on the outside of Fleeman.

7:42
GREEN FLAG: Reaid gets going on the restart and will clear for the lead. Pollard has a slow start and the inside line loses a little ground.

7:41
Reaid has chosen the outside line for the restart.

7:41
One lap to green.

7:40
Still working on getting this track clean from Gibson and Senter’s issues.

7:40
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Go Clay Alexander!Let’s have a good finish! Go Clayman

7:40
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Cheering from Fort Kent Maine for Austin #29!!!!! Team BKR !!!

7:40
Comment From Chris
Good Luck Hemric and the 98 team!

7:38

The streak of oil from Trey Gibson’s machine (Speed51.com Photo)

7:37
Jerick Johnson now on pit road for front end adjustments.

7:36

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7:36
Kenseth came to pit road for adjustments for an “extremely loose” condition. He has spent much of this caution in the pits working to tighten up that No. 25 machine.
7:35
Top-20 Running Order at Lap 20:

1. Reaid
2. Fleeman
3. Pollard
4. Nasse
5. Theriault
6. Hemric
7. Robbins
8. Garvey
9. Alexander
10. Nemechek
11. Davis
12. Grissom
13. VanderLey
14. Booth
15. Grill
16. Quackenbush
17. Johnson
18. Kenseth
19. Moore
20. Gibson

7:34
Remember, because yellow flag laps do not count, teams can not lose laps under this yellow.

A lot of oil-dry is going back down on this track as Gibson’s car left a long, obvious oil streak.

7:34
Augie Grill now exits pit road as well.

7:33
VanderLey has made his way back out on track but Kenseth and Quackenbush still sit on pit road.

7:33
David Quackenbush now also comes to pit road under this lap 20 caution period.

7:33
Trey Gibson is out of his machine for a reported broken oil line.

7:32
DJ VanderLey now also on pit road with the hood up on his machine.

7:32
This could be extensive cleanup as we now have oil on the track, possibly from Gibson’s No. 95 machine.

7:32
Kenseth’s crew is looking under the rear of his No. 25 machine.

7:31

Senter climbs from his smoking machine (Speed51.com Photo)

7:31
Tyler Speed, Augie Grill and Ross Kenseth all also come to pit road.

7:31
Trey Gibson now on pit road and his No. 95 crew is now looking under the hood of that machine.
7:30

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7:30
Senter put the window net down and now fire crews have rushed to the scene to put out a small fire.

7:29
YELLOW FLAG – Lap 20: R.S. Senter slams the Turn Three wall after a right front goes down.

7:29
Lap 20: Since taking the lead Reaid has not necessarily driven away. Needing to save tires, Reaid has pulled no more than half-a second lead.

7:28
Lap 19: Mike Garvey is working all over Clay Alexander who is not giving an inch. Now Garvey starts a ratta-tap-tap on Alexander’s bumper. He finally gets around for 8th.

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Lap 18 Running Order:

1. Reaid
2. Fleeman
3. Nasse
4. Pollard
5. Theriault
6. Hemric
7. Robbins
8. Alexander
9. Garvey
10. Nemechek
11. Davis
12. Grissom
13. VanderLey
14. Booth
15. Grill
16. Quackenbush
17. Johnson
18. Kenseth
19. Moore
20. Senter

7:27
Lap 17: Augie Grill has moved up to 15th since the start of this race.

7:27
Lap 15: Fredrick Moore takes R.S. Senter for a spot in the top-20.
7:27
Lap 13: The field is now ingle file around the track.

7:26
Lap 12: Lead change. T.J. Reaid from 5th to 1st in a dozen laps.

7:26
Lap 11: Reaid is looking under Fleeman for the lead.

7:25
Lap 9: Russell Fleeman leads T.J. Reaid by half a second. Then it’s Nasse, Pollard, Theraiult, Hemric, Robbins, and Alexander.

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7:25
Hausler made contact with the outside wall in turns three and four and got heavy right side damage.

7:25
Lap 8: Reaid has taken third from Pollard and now is to second by Nasse.

7:25
Zak Hausler comes through turns one and two smoking heavily and barely makes it down the backstretch and to the pits without bringing out a caution.

7:24
Lap 6: T.J. Reaid pulls under Pollard looking for third.

7:24
Lap 5: Travis Cope parks his power steerling-less car.

7:24
Lap 4: Robbins and Aleaxander now your first side-by-side battle, dueling for 7th.

7:24
Lap 3: Reaid will continue Theriault’s backslide, taking fourth.

7:23
Lap 2: Nasse takes second from Theriault who now watches Pollard blow by on his outside for third.

7:23
Lap 1: Fleeman led at the line by a nose. Fleeman gets a great run through 1 & 2 again and now will clear for the lead.

7:23
GREEN FLAG: Fleeman again gets the jump but Theriault powers back underneath down the backstretch.

7:22
One lap to green.

7:20
Again, we will go back to a complete restart as Theriault and Fleeman will make up the front row.

7:19
John Hunter Nemechek gets a push from the tow truck to get rolling on the frontstretch.

7:19
Cars In the Wreck:

86 Chet Morrison (OUT)
47 Allen Karnes (OUT)
85 David Odell (OUT)
2 Donnie Wilson (OUT)

112 Augie Grill has rejoined the field without much damage.

7:17
Engines have refired and we are back rolling under the yellow.

7:16

The broken brake caliper from David Odell’s machine. He got on the brakes hard to avoid the mess and broke the rear caliper. (Speed51.com Photo)

7:16

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7:14

Allen Karnes on the hook (Speed51.com Photo)

7:13

Chet Morrison’s car is destroyed. (Speed51.com Photo)

7:11
David Odell also came down pit road and has gotten out of his No. 75 machine.

7:10
Some of the spotters on the roof just told Speed51 the issue seemed to start around Allen Karnes struggling to get through the gears.
7:10
Travis Cope came in with a cut in the power steering line. The crew was not able to fix it and they plan to close it off and run as long as they can. The crew does not expect it to last long.

7:08
We did go red immediately for cleanup. Karnes drove up to the rear of the field, but has climbed out of the car under this red to look at it.
7:08

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7:07
Wilson is okay. He tells Speed51.com he got hooked in the right rear.

7:07
Grill drove away under his own power. Minimal damage.

Allen Karnes drove away too but he has torn up the nose pretty good.

Donnie Wilson and Chet Morrison seem to be done for the day. The fuel cell & radiator is busted on Wilson’s car.

7:06
We will have a complete restart since we did not make a lap.

7:06

Wilson hard in the wall. (Speed51.com Photo)

7:05
YELLOW FLAG: Donnie Wilson, Augie Grill, Chet Morrisson, and Allen Karnes are wadded up in Turn One.

7:05
GREEN FLAG: Fleeman gets the launch on the outside and will clear Theriault for the lead.

7:04
Comment From Cranes
Go Frederick Moore

7:04
Comment From justin lake tahoe
Bring it home P1 Stephen Nasse

7:04
One to go to green. Looks like Cope will join the rear of the field.

7:04

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7:03
Two laps to go. Austin Threiault will now move up to the pole now with Fleeman getting his spot back in second.

7:03
Yes, Grill is behind the wheel of his No. 112 machine.

7:03
Comment From Guest
Did Augie make it in time?

7:02
Spencer Wauters and Michael Lance have also come to pit road and gone back out on track.

7:02
Travis Cope has come to pit road from the provisional pole. Smoke coming from his car. Same for outside pole sitter Russell Fleeman.
7:01
Comment From Devyn Reaid
Good luck to TJ Reaid from Auburn, AL!! Go get ’em!!

7:01

The class photo for this inaugural SSS race at Gresham Motorsports Park (Speed51.com Photo)

7:01
Comment From KPK2919
Lets go BKR! #2919love

7:01
Comment From Jake
Gooooooo Bubba. Make it 2 for 2 in the SSS.

7:00
Comment From Stanford Family
break a leg Stephen

7:00
Comment From tee pelletier
Go Austin Theriault…we’re all for you up here in Maine!

7:00
Michael Lance and Spencer Wauters are pitting for adjustments under these initial pace laps.

7:00
The crowd is on their feet for the wave lap now as the drivers double up for the start.

6:59
Comment From otte
GO CLAY!!!!!!

6:58
The Akins Ford pace car leads the field out for pace laps.

6:58
Comment From Mark Mayberry
Go Alexander #84

6:58
Comment From Lenny
Go Pollard,Nasse,Hemric,and Garvey

6:57
No, Stephen Nasse won the inaugural pole at Nashville.

6:57

Time to race. (Speed51.com Photo)

6:57
Comment From MMS
Was Bubba Pollard fastest qualifier in the Nashville race?

6:57
Comment From HollyOak
Q times show a very tight field tonight. Happy to Gibson and the Rocky Mountain Motorsports team, pick up some speed in qualifying. Looking forward to some good racing tonight, just sorry my medical condition prevents me from being there.

6:56
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6:55

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6:55

The missing man has been found. Augie Grill is here and will race from the back. (Speed51.com Photo)

6:55
Engines roar to life.

6:52
Starting Lineup – Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco
Racing Radios 125 presented by Schoenfeld Headers
Invert: 6

1 26 Travis Cope
2 98 Russell Fleeman
3 29 Austin Theriault
4 51 Stephen Nasse
5 41 TJ Reaid
6 26 Bubba Pollard
7 84 Clay Alexander
8 98 Daniel Hemric
9 1 Mike Garvey
10 18 Hunter Robbins
11 8 John Hunter Nemechek
12 129 Spencer Davis
13 25 Ross Kenseth
14 31 Kyle Grissom
15 2 DJ VanderLey
16 112 Augie Grillr
17 127 Brandon Booth
18 19 Zak Hausler
19 30 Jerick Johnson
20 47 Allen Karnes
21 10 RS Senter
22 86 Chet Morrison
23 91 David Quackenbush
24 60 Tyler Speer
25 2 Donnie Wilson
26 75 David Odell
27 95 Trey Gibson
28 7 Michael Lance
29 97 Fredrick Moore
30 22 Tyler Audie
31 5 Spencer Wauters

6:49
Invocation and National Anthem

6:49

6:46

Pollard picks a six. (Speed51.com Photo)

6:45

Bubba Pollard was tonight’s fast qualifier (Speed51.com Photo)

6:44

Bubba Pollard gets the pole award and the $500.

6:43
The autograph session is winding down and we will now determine the invert the top qualifiers.

6:34
The autograph session is set to begin next.

6:16

Stephen Nasse talks to a member of the TV show Moonshiners (Speed51.com Photo)

6:14

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6:13
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES QUALIFYING RESULTS

No. Driver Best Lap
26 Bubba Pollard 16.416
41 TJ Reaid 16.429
51 Stephen Nasse 16.532
29 Austin Theriault 16.548
98 Russell Fleeman 16.582
26 Travis Cope 16.617
84 Clay Alexander 16.621
98 Daniel Hemric 16.628
1 Mike Garvey 16.633
18 Hunter Robbins 16.647
8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.654
129 Spencer Davis 16.684
25 Ross Kenseth 16.723
31 Kyle Grissom 16.734
2 DJ VanderLey 16.750
112 Josh Hamner 16.752
127 Brandon Booth 16.809
19 Zak Hausler 16.829
30 Jerick Johnson 16.838
47 Allen Karnes 16.853
10 RS Senter 16.869
86 Chet Morrison 16.930
91 David Quackenbush 16.934
60 Tyler Speer 16.944
2 Donnie Wilson 16.958
75 David Odell 16.976
95 Trey Gibson 16.996
7 Michael Lance 17.035
97 Fredrick Moore 17.071
22 Tyler Audie 17.144
5 Spencer Wauters 17.334

6:11
95 – Trey Gibson
Lap 1: 17.129
Lap 2: 16.996
Best Lap: 16.996
Position: 27
6:10
2 – Donnie Wilson
Lap 1: 16.958
Lap 2: 17.055
Best Lap: 16.958
Position: 25

6:09

T.J. Reaid to P2 (Speed51.com Photo)

6:08
41 – TJ Reaid
Lap 1: 16.429
Lap 2: 16.503
Best Lap: 16.429
Position: 2

6:07
25 – Ross Kenseth
Lap 1: 16.723
Lap 2: 16.751
Best Lap: 16.723
Position: 12

6:07

Daniel Hemric pulls in (Speed51.com Photo)

6:06
98 – Daniel Hemric
Lap 1: 16.628
Lap 2: 16.766
Best Lap: 16.628
Position: 7

6:05

David Odell (Speed51.com Photo)

6:05

Ross Kenseth on deck (Speed51.com Photo)

6:05
60 – Tyler Speer
Lap 1: 17.136
Lap 2: 16.944
Best Lap: 16.944
Position: 21

6:03
2 – DJ VanderLey
Lap 1: 16.751
Lap 2: 16.750
Best Lap: 16.750
Position: 12
6:02
7 – Michael Lance
Lap 1: 17.042
Lap 2: 17.035
Best Lap: 17.035
Position: 21

6:01

Mike Garvey (Speed51.com Photo)

6:01
8 – John Hunter Nemechek
Lap 1: 16.673
Lap 2: 16.654
Best Lap: 16.654
Position: 9

6:00

Work done for the time being for Chet Morrison (Speed51.com Photo)

5:59
75 – David Odell
Lap 1: 17.050
Lap 2: 16.976
Best Lap: 16.976
Position: 19

5:59

Spencer Wauters tries to figure out what bottomed out on his qualifying lap (Speed51.com Photo)

5:58

Top ten effort thus far for Robbins (Speed51.com Photo)

5:58
30 – Jerick Johnson
Lap 1: 17.071
Lap 2: 16.838
Best Lap: 16.838
Position: 14

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5:57
18 – Hunter Robbins
Lap 1: 16.749
Lap 2: 16.647
Best Lap: 16.647
Position: 8

5:55
1 – Mike Garvey
Lap 1: 16.699
Lap 2: 16.633
Best Lap: 16.633
Position: 7

5:54
86 – Chet Morrison
Lap 1: 16.981
Lap 2: 16.930
Best Lap: 16.930
Position: 14
5:53
5 – Spencer Wauters
Lap 1: 17.334
Lap 2: 17.547
Best Lap: 17.334
Position: 17

5:52

Two veterans of late model racing – Allen Karnes and David Quackenbush (Speed51.com Photo)

5:52
29 – Austin Theriault
Lap 1: 16.548
Lap 2: 16.644
Best Lap: 16.548
Position: 3

5:50
19 – Zak Hausler
Lap 1: 16.844
Lap 2: 16.829
Best Lap: 16.829
Position: 10

5:50

Spencer Davis asks R.S. Senter about his lap (Speed51.com Photo)

5:50

Pollard, Hamner, and Moore are spectators for the rest of time trials (Speed51.com Photo)

5:49
98 – Russell Fleeman
Lap 1: 16.582
Lap 2: 16.630
Best Lap: 16.582
Position: 3

5:48
22 – Tyler Audie
Lap 1: 17.280
Lap 2: 17.144
Best Lap: 17.144
Position: 13

5:46
51 – Stephen Nasse
Lap 1: 16.532
Lap 2: 16.576
Best Lap: 16.532
Position: 2

5:46

Green flag for Nasse (Speed51.com Photo)

5:45

Tyler Speer (Speed51.com Photo)

5:45

Donnie Wilson watches an ill handling lap for David Quackenbush (Speed51.com Photo)

5:45
26 – Travis Cope
Lap 1: 16.617
Lap 2: 16.686
Best Lap: 16.617
Position: 2

5:43
91 – David Quackenbush
Lap 1: 17.298
Lap 2: 16.934
Best Lap: 16.934
Position: 9

5:42
129 – Spencer Davis
Lap 1: 16.684
Lap 2: 16.708
Best Lap: 16.684
Position: 3

5:41

John Hunter Nemechek climbs into the cockpit (Speed51.com Photo)

5:41
127 – Brandon Booth
Lap 1: 16.809
Lap 2: 16.835
Best Lap: 16.809
Position: 5

5:39
97 – Fredrick Moore
Lap 1: 17.071
Lap 2: 17.395
Best Lap: 17.071
Position: 7

5:39

Hausler will go out right after his BKR teammate (Speed51.com Photo)

5:38

Austin Theriault buckling in (Speed51.com Photo)

5:38
47 – Allen Karnes
Lap 1: 16.935
Lap 2: 16.853
Best Lap: 16.853
Position: 5
5:37

Pollard to the top of the charts early (Speed51.com Photo)

5:37
31 – Kyle Grissom
Lap 1: 16.741
Lap 2: 16.734
Best Lap: 16.734
Position: 3

5:37

Pollard to the top of the charts early (Speed51.com Photo)

5:36
26 – Bubba Pollard
Lap 1: 16.416
Lap 2: 16.475
Best Lap: 16.416
Position: 1

5:35

David Quackenbush prepares to race the car that legend Jeff Fultz has been helping prepare this weekend (Speed51.com Photo)

5:34
10 – RS Senter
Lap 1: 16.970
Lap 2: 16.869
Best Lap: 16.869
Position: 3

5:34

1993 NASCAR Nationwide Series champ Steve Grissom waits with son Kyle (Speed51.com Photo)

5:33

The duck tape on the driver name shows Fredrick Moore was a last minute addition to this car, but hard to find a better driver in GMP history to race here (Speed51.com Photo)

5:33
84 – Clay Alexander
Lap 1: 16.621
Lap 2: 16.678
Best Lap: 16.621
Position: 1

5:32
112 – Josh Hamner
Lap 1: 16.763
Lap 2: 16.752
Best Lap: 16.752
Position: 1

5:32

First car out to time trial (Speed51.com Photo)

5:31
First car out is Josh Hamner in Augie Grill’s No. 112 machine.

5:30

Conversely, some other pole favorites will go out late in this session. Ross Kenseth, Daniel Hemric, and T.J. Reaid will watch the first few cars go by together (Speed51.com Photo)

5:30

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5:28

Bubba Pollard will also go out early

5:27

Clay Alexander prepares to climb aboard (Speed51.com Photo)

5:26

Hamner and Alexander will be the first two out to qualify (Speed51.com Photo)

5:23

D.J. VanderLey (Speed51.com Photo)

5:22
Southern Super Series drivers have now been called to their cars to begin their qualifying session promptly at 5:30pm in just under 10 minutes.
5:21

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5:21
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5:21
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES QUALIFYING ORDER
Qual. No. Driver
1 112 Augie Grill
2 84 Clay Alexander
3 10 RS Senter
4 26 Bubba Pollard
5 31 Kyle Grissom
6 47 Alan Karnes
7 97 Fredrick Moore
8 127 Brandon Booth
9 129 Spencer Davis
10 91 David Quackenbush
11 26 Travis Cope
12 51 Stephen Nasse
13 22 Tyler Audie
14 98 Russell Fleeman
15 19 Zak Hausler
16 29 Austin Theriault
17 5 Spencer Wauters
18 86 Chet Morrison
19 1 Mike Garvey
20 18 Hunter Robbins
21 30 Jerick Johnson
22 75 David Odell
23 8 John Hunter Nemechek
24 7 Michael Lance
25 2 DJ VanderLey
26 60 Tyler Speer
27 98 Daniel Hemric
28 25 Ross Kenseth
29 41 TJ Reaid
30 2 Donnie Wilson
31 95 Trey Gibson

5:20
It has been noted in the drivers meeting that the Southern Super Series race has been moved to the first race on the schedule and the support divisions will still run in the same order as originally posted following the 125-lap Super Late Model feature.

5:16

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One name means both a huge event and a tough-to-beat competitor…Rowdy. That’s why for the fifth-straight year, the Rowdy 251, named after three-time event winner Kyle “Rowdy” Busch, at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan is one of the most anticipated short track events in the country. This year, in addition to the 251-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series event on June 15 featuring top short trackers from coast-to-coast and high-profile invaders to be announced, the cars and stars of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will be a part of this historic event on June 14. It all kicks off with an open practice on June 13 and the Berlin Super Stocks and Sportsmen will also be a part of the action. Be there at Berlin Raceway, “Where Speed Belongs,” June 13-15. Ticket and additional information can be found onwww.berlinraceway.com.

5:16
Dennis Schoenfeld is giving away 75 dollar product certificates for support drivers who run the Schoenfeld sticker.

5:14

The support division drivers are now meeting.

5:10
Up next will be Southern Super Series qualifying in about 20 minutes at 5:30pm ET. Immediately following qualifying will be an autograph session at 6:00pm which will lead directly into opening ceremonies and a full card of racing action tonight here at Gresham Motorsports Park.

5:03

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4:57
We have checked in with the Grill team and Augie Grill is on his way, but Josh Hamner is planning on qualifying the car. Grill will still have to start from the tail if the 112 takes time.

4:45

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4:45
Autodrome Chaudiere in Vallee-Junction, Quebec will play host to the PASS La Quebecoise Triple Crown in 2013 and the second of the three-race series will be one of the biggest races in the Canadian province of this or any season. NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch. Busch will be participating in the August 6 event, the second of the three races, with his No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Super Late Model. Fans won’t want to miss this marquee event in Quebec racing history.
The series will open May 18 and will wrap up on September 7. Combine in the Kyle Busch event on August 6 to make up the Triple Crown and Autodrome Chaudiere will be home of three of the most highly-anticipated short track events in Canada and beyond.
For more, visit www.autodromechaudiere.com.

4:38
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES QUALIFYING ORDER

Qual. No. Driver
1 112 Augie Grill
2 84 Clay Alexander
3 10 RS Senter
4 26 Bubba Pollard
5 31 Kyle Grissom
6 47 Alan Karnes
7 97 Fredrick Moore
8 127 Brandon Booth
9 129 Spencer Davis
10 91 David Quackenbush
11 26 Travis Cope
12 51 Stephen Nasse
13 22 Tyler Audie
14 98 Russell Fleeman
15 19 Zak Hausler
16 29 Austin Theriault
17 5 Spencer Wauters
18 86 Chet Morrison
19 1 Mike Garvey
20 18 Hunter Robbins
21 30 Jerick Johnson
22 75 David Odell
23 8 John Hunter Nemechek
24 7 Michael Lance
25 2 DJ VanderLey
26 60 Tyler Speer
27 98 Daniel Hemric
28 25 Ross Kenseth
29 41 TJ Reaid
30 2 Donnie Wilson
31 95 Trey Gibson
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4:31
One of the most prestigious Super Late Model events in the country celebrates its 30th running in 2013. It’s the World Crown 300 at Jefferson, Georgia’s Gresham Motorsports Park. The World Crown winners’ list reads like a who’s-who in short track racing and drivers from throughout the country will try to etch their name into World Crown history on July 4 in the 30th annual running of the 300-lap event. For more details on the 30th Annual World Crown 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park, visit www.racegmp.com

4:25
Mini Stocks – Final Practice & Time Trials:

1 0 Spanky Hicks 20.709
2 4B Avery Burgess 20.883
3 3 Allen Cantrell 21.300

4:19
Yes, autograph session is still a go right after SSS qualifying.

4:18
Comment From TMC
Are they still going to try to do an autograph session?

4:18
Looking better and better! We are knocking on wood just for good measure.
4:18
Comment From Noah
Weather for tonight?

4:13
The track is quiet for the next hour until Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco qualifying at 5:30 PM
4:06

Michael Lance at speed earlier in the day. (Speed51.com Photo)

4:05

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4:05
Renegade/Sportsman – Final Practice & Time Trials:

1 20 Jeff Chadwick 19.124
2 29 Bryan Beckner 21.784
3 19 Rob Hubbard 21.972

4:03
For the first time all day, the sun has broken fully through the fields and shines upon the Gresham half-mile.

3:59
Trucks – Final Practice & Time Trials:

1 21 Emilee Riley 19.284
2 44 Kevin Vassar 19.647
3 69 Matt Vassar 19.754
4 32 Matt Wortman 20.223
5 98 Taylor Dorner 20.25
6 5 Ronnie Wehunt NO TIME

3:56
Dalton Grindle and Rodney Benefield have officially withdrawn from the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco race this evening. They were in a two-car incident in practice today. We posted some crash sequence pictures earlier.

3:54
Outlaw Late Models – Final Practice & Time Trials:

1 22 Jason Bates 17.974
2 85 Hoyt Stephens 18.037
3 29 David Wragg 18.038
4 10 Brian Hardman 18.08
5 35 David Murphy 18.247
6 87 Russell Shore 18.367
7 14 Joe Wilder 18.437
8 28 Mike Silvey 19.073

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3:44
Comment From Mark Johnson
Good Luck to Montgomery Speedway SLM hero Hunter Robbins tonight at Gresham.

3:44
The local divisions will all go out for practice again. This go-round, the practice times will count towards the starting lineup for the features tonight.

3:42
Mini Stock Practice Results
1 Spanky Hicks 20.649
2 Avery Burgess 20.911
3 Scott Back 21.124
4 Allen Cantrell 21.538
5 Erick Czechowski 44.235

3:38
As we go back green Erik Czeechowski spins in turn four.

3:35
Cars are back on the speedway.

3:35
Don’t forget the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco will be back here at GMP on Thursday, July 4th and on Saturday, September 10th for point events. The race on the 4th is the Slack Auto Parts 30th Annual World Crown 300.

3:30

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3:30

One name means both a huge event and a tough-to-beat competitor…Rowdy. That’s why for the fifth-straight year, the Rowdy 251, named after three-time event winner Kyle “Rowdy” Busch, at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan is one of the most anticipated short track events in the country. This year, in addition to the 251-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series event on June 15 featuring top short trackers from coast-to-coast and high-profile invaders to be announced, the cars and stars of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will be a part of this historic event on June 14. It all kicks off with an open practice on June 13 and the Berlin Super Stocks and Sportsmen will also be a part of the action. Be there at Berlin Raceway, “Where Speed Belongs,” June 13-15. Ticket and additional information can be found on www.berlinraceway.com.

3:28
Scotty Beck dropped a big plume of engine smoke when his #25 Mustang’s machine grenaded in Mini Stock practice.

3:24
Sportsman & Renegade Practice – Session #1:

1 20 Jeff Chadwick 19.034
2 29 Bryan Beckner 21.688
3 19 Rob Hubbard 21.941

3:19
Truck Practice – Session #1:

1 21 Emilee Riley 19.59
2 44 Kevin Vassar 19.788
3 69 Matt Vassar 19.885
4 5 Raonnie Wehunt 20.109
5 98 Taylor Dorner 20.231
6 32 Matt Wortman 20.392
7 7 Randy Sosebee NO TIME

3:17
Later today the pole award will pay $500 for the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco. The pole award is presented by Hamner Racing Engines, Progressive Racing Engines, McGunegill Engine Performance, Ford Racing, and RW Engines.

3:16

Randy Sosebee backed his truck into the stryofoam barriers off of Turn Two (Speed51.com Photo)

3:13

Daniel Hemric leads David Quackenbush in Southern Super Series practice (Speed51.com Photo)

3:12

Ross Kenseth looks over his #25 machine (Speed51.com Photo)

3:11

Josh Hamner has been practicing Augie Grill’s #112 today (Speed51.com Photo)

3:11
Randy Sosebee has crashed in Turn Two under Trucks practice. He had some rear end damage but wound up taking out the stryofoam block that guards the crossover gate.

3:08
Outlaw Super Late Model Practice – Session #1:

1 22 Jason Bates 18.021
2 29 David Wragg 18.123
3 35 David Murphy 18.162
4 85 Hoyt Stephens 18.247
5 10 Brian Hardman 18.334
6 87 Russell Shore 18.389
7 28 Mike Silvey 19.294
8 14 Joe Wilder NO TIME

3:06
These are the Peach State Freightliner Outlaw Late Models presented by Ford Power Stroke Diesel. They are very similar to the Outlaws that run in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. These cars put on a real good show and Russell Fleeman won the race here back in March as a part of the Larry Fleeman Memorial.

3:03
Outlaw Late Models are now on track for their first practice of the day. The local divisions will rotate over the next hour and half in practicing.

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2:50
A lot of fans in our comments section are asking if the SSS race has been moved first in the order of features tonght as discussed amongst track and series management earlier today. That change has not been officially decided upon. We will try to announce that hear as soon as we know for sure.

The good news is the forecast has improved significantly over the last couple of hours and this evening is looking better and better.

2:48
Anderson Bowen, another driver who intends to make as many Southern Super Series races as many as possible this year, is also at Salem.

2:46
Kyle Benjamin will make his second career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Salem Speedway (IN) tomorrow and had to be at Salem today to practice.

2:46
Comment From Guest
Sorry if this was already asked, but where is Kyle Benjamin?

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2:35
The Hollywood Casino 100 will kick off the ARCA Late Model Gold Cup Series at Ohio’s Toledo Speedway on Friday, May 10th. Be there when the top Outlaw Super Late Model teams in the Midwest and beyond battle on the high banks of Toledo Speedway. Also on the card will be the Toledo Speedway Sportsman and X-Car divisions. Racing begins at 7:30pm. For more details on this event and the ARCA Late Model Gold Cup Series, visit www.toledospeedway.com.

2:34
Southern Super Series tech will close at 4:00pm. The driver’s meeting will follow at 5:00 pm and qualifying will be at 5:30pm ET.
2:32
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES FINAL PRACTICE
Pos. Driver Best Time
1 TJ Reaid 16.471
2 Hunter Robbins 16.666
3 Clay Alexander 16.751
4 Russell Fleeman 16.773
5 Stephen Nasse 16.794
6 Donnie Wilson 16.794
7 Spencer Davis 16.812
8 Austin Theriault 16.817
9 Brandon Booth 16.830
10 Travis Cope 16.833
11 David Odell 16.853
12 Bubba Pollard 16.882
13 John Hunter Nemechek 16.891
14 Mike Garvey 16.897
15 Dalton Grindle 16.911
16 Daniel Hemric 16.923
17 Zak Hausler 16.979
18 Michael Lance 16.981
19 Allen Karnes 16.989
20 Kyle Grissom 16.996
21 DJ VanderLey 17.004
22 Ross Kenseth 17.005
23 Tyler Speer 17.006
24 Spencer Wauters 17.008
25 RS Senter 17.008
26 David Quackenbush 17.024
27 Jerick Johnson 17.026
28 Trey Gibson 17.058
29 Fredrick Moore 17.193
30 Augie Grill 17.315
31 Chet Morris 17.316
32 Tyler Audie 17.455
33 Rodney Benefield 17.604

2:29
The final round of Southern Super Series practice as concluded.
2:26
Five minutes remain in this session and Reaid still holds fast time.

2:25
Not yet, but that is tentatively the plan if necessary.

2:25
Comment From Greg
Have they moved the Late Model race up in the schedule since the rain is coming later this evening?

2:22

Stephen Nasse waits for his next trip out onto the track. (Speed51.com Photo)

2:22
Southern Super Series qualifying is scheduled for 5:30pm ET. Scroll down for the full schedule.

2:22
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What time is qualifying?

2:21

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2:20
Zak Hausler now as the track to himself as he is the only car currently making laps.
2:20
Ten minutes remain in this final round of Southern Super Series practice and TJ Reaid continues to top the charts over Robbins, Alexander, Fleeman and Wilson.

2:19

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2:19

Clay Alexander is P2 on the board. (Speed51.com Photo)

2:15
TJ Reaid now takes the top spot from Robbins with a 16.471 in what appears to have been a mock run.

2:14
With 15 minutes left in this session Hunter Robbins still holds the top spot.

1. Hunter Robbins 16.666
2. Clay Alexander 16.751
3. Russell Fleeman 16.773
4. Donnie Wilson 16.794
5. Spencer Davis 16.812
6. Brandon Booth 16.830
7. Travis Cope 16.833
8. David Odell 16.853
9. Austin Theriault 16.870
10. Stephen Nasse 16.882

2:12

Brandon Booth had a little kiss of the wall here at GMP. (Speed51.com Photo)

2:10

Grindle goes off on the hook (Speed51.com Photo)

2:10

Severe damage to both cars (Speed51.com Photo)

2:09

The point of contact (Speed51.com Photo)

2:09

Dalton Grindle comes in a few seconds later and locks the brakes up (Speed51.com Photo)

2:09

Rodney Benefield spins around in Turn Two (Speed51.com Photo)

2:09
Thanks to our fine photography staff, we have received a crash sequence from the Benefield-Grindle incident.

2:08

Local classes will also be in action as well today. (Speed51.com Photo)

2:07
Theriault, Quackenbush, Kenseth, Hemric, Grissom Gibson and Odell are now among the cars on track as we close in on the end of this session.

2:06
The green flag is back in the air with a litle over 20 minutes remaining in this final round of Southern Super Series practice.

2:01

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2:01
Super Late Model racing is back in a big way at Wisconsin’s Madison International Speedway in 2013. The Triple Crown Challenge Series includes four races in 2013 all taking place on Sunday afternoons. The first race will take place on Sunday, June 16th followed by events on July 14th, July 28th, and September 8th. The opening round of the Triple Crown is the first chance for Madison’s Super Late Model stars to start their hunt to take the track title away from Travis Sauter. Some of the top names in Midwestern Super Late Model racing will all battle at Madison in this four-race Super Late Model spectacular. For more, visit www.madisoninternationalspeedway.com.

1:57
Grindle was very emotional after the wreck because they will likely not be racing today. They ran strong at SpeedFest and led Laps before falling out. Grindle was also an early separator here at the Fleeman Memorial race.

1:57
Current Top-10 under red flag conditions halfway through the final round of Southern Super Series practice.

1. Hunter Robbins 16.666
2. Clay Alexander 16.751
3. Russell Fleeman 16.773
4. Brandon Booth 16.830
5. David Odell 16.853
6. Spencer Davis 16.857
7. Donnie Wilson 16.860
8. Austin Theriault 16.870
9. Bubba Pollard 16.882
10. John Hunter Nemechek 16.891

1:55

The Benefield car is badly damaged as well.

1:53

Dalton Grindle’s machine after this practice wreck. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:51
The red flag is now out for cleanup.

1:50
Caution is out on the track for a spin in turn two by the No. 36 of Rodney Benefield . Dalton Grindle then came through and collided with Benefield. Both cars have significant damage.

1:49

2012 PASS South Champion Kyle Grissom and crew make some adjustments. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:49
Hunter Robbins now takes the top spot away from Alexander with a 16.666.

1:46

TJ Reaid watches the line of other drivers in turn three. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:46
And David Odell now takes third away from Spencer Davis with a 16.853.

1:46
Clay Alexander and Russell Fleeman now shoot to the top of the board 15 minutes into this session. Alexander takes the top spot with a 16.751 and Fleeman to second with a 16.773.

1:44
We chatted with Josh Hamner who is practicing the Augie Grill machine. He says the car is good, but he hopes Grill can’t make it. He said that with a smile as Grill is chasing points in the Southern Super Series. Hamner is on standby if needed.

1:43

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1:43
The Joe Shear Classic 100, May 4-5 at Wisconsin’s Madison International Speedway will kick off the 2013 ARCA Midwest Tour point season. It’s one of the highlights on the ARCAMT schedule each year as Super Late Model racers from throughout the Midwest and beyond battle on the high banks of Madison to honor a Midwestern short track racing legend, Joe Shear. Fans and racers can get more information on the Madison International Speedway Joe Shear Classic 100 for the ARCA Midwest Tour, visit www.madisoninternationalspeedway.com.

1:42

John Hunter Nemechek puts on his steering wheel. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:41
After 12 cars have now taken to the track during this practice session, Spencer Davis now sits at the top of the charts with a 16.857 followed by Theriault’s 16.870.

1:41
Three Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco events will be held in May:

May 4 – Montgomery Motor Speedway – Montgomery, AL
May 24 – Five Flags Speedway – Pensacola, FL
May 25 – Mobile International Speedway – Mobile, AL

While this series has a lot of support from drivers, sponsors, and track management, the best way to help a new series out is to show up at the track and support everyone in person. Fans in the stands are always an encouraging sign to have coming out of the gate, so please make plans to attend these races if at all possible.
1:38

Bubba Pollard watches the scoreboard as cars make laps.

1:38
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1:37

The cast from “Moonshiners” are meeting and talking with fans. Come on out and greet them. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:36
Early on in this session Austin Theriault takes to the top of the charts with a 16.870.

1:34

David Odell is a former Pro Late Model winner here. (Speed51.com Photo)

1:33
David Odell now joines Theriault on track to get this session started.

1:33
We understand Augie Grill will be racing tonight, but he had a prior commitment that is preventing him from being at the track for practice.
1:33
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Augie not racing tonight?

1:33
The green flag is in the air for the final round of Southern Super Series practice. This round will run until 2:30pm ET. Austin Theriault, who was second in the first practice, is the first car on track.

1:32
We are now just a few moments away from the start of the final hour-long Southern Super Series practice session which is schedule to take the green flag at 1:30pm ET.
1:23
19 drivers will be making their first start in the Southern Super Series today. A total of 50 different drivers will have raced in the series after tonight.

1:20

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1:20
It’s the most prestigious Outlaw Super Late Model event in the country and it’s back for a 21st time at Michigan’s Kalamazoo Speedway…it’s the Kalamazoo Klash! The Klash brings in the best Outlaw talents from the Midwest plus invaders from all around the country to battle in the event that annually packs the Kalamazoo Speedway grandstands. For more on the Kalamazoo Klash XXI, visit www.kalamazoospeedway.com.

1:19

Stephen Nasse was the fastest man in first practice (Speed51.com Photo)

1:18

Zak Hausler (Speed51.com Photo)

1:16

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1:15

Allen Karnes goes down the Gresham Motorsports Park backstretch (Speed51.com Photo)

1:06

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1:05
SOUTHERN SUPER SERIES PRACTICE ONE

Pos. Driver Best Time
1 Stephen Nasse 16.458
2 Austin Theriault 16.707
3 Hunter Robbins 16.768
4 TJ Reaid 16.782
5 Mike Garvey 16.815
6 Bubba Pollard 16.822
7 Brandon Booth 16.832
8 Clay Alexander 16.900
9 Travis Cope 16.902
10 DJ VanderLey 16.927
11 John Hunter Nemechek 16.955
12 Daniel Hemric 16.961
13 Donnie Wilson 16.962
14 Michael Lance 16.963
15 Allen Karnes 16.979
16 Ross Kenseth 16.989
17 David Quackenbush 17.033
18 Zak Hausler 17.033
19 Jerick Johnson 17.067
20 Russell Fleeman 17.072
21 Kyle Grissom 17.094
22 RS Senter 17.105
23 Tyler Speer 17.137
24 Dalton Grindle 17.145
25 Spencer Davis 17.154
26 Spencer Wauters 17.155
27 Fredrick Moore 17.203
28 Trey Gibson 17.291
29 David Odell 17.314
30 Augie Grill 17.390
31 Rodney Benefield 17.609
32 Chet Morris 17.647
33 Tyler Audie 17.655

12:59
The white flag is in the air for this first round of practice.

12:58

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12:58
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12:57

View of the start finish line from GMP’s quarter mile (Speed51.com Photo)

12:54

Lunch is cooking in the Reaid pits (Speed51.com Photo)

12:53

Chet Morrison on track (Speed51.com Photo)

12:51

Nasse appears to be done for this session after laying down fast laps (Speed51.com Photo)

12:48

Trey Gibson (Speed51.com Photo)

12:47
Stephen Nasse now leads this practice again with a 16.458 pushing Austin Theriault back to second with a 16.707.

12:46
As Nasse makes his way back to the pits now, Grill and Nemechek are now on track.

12:46
Stephen Nasse is now alone on the track with a little under 15 minutes remaining in this session.

12:44

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12:44
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12:43

Josh Hamner readies to practice the Augie Grill machine for the first time today (Speed51.com Photo)

12:40

Hunter Robbins discusses left front suspension travel with late model legend and team owner Ronnie Sanders (Speed51.com Photo)

12:38

Donnie Wilson talks things over with crew chief Alex Query. (Speed51.com Photo)

12:38
Austin Theriault now moves the top of the board with a 16.707 followed by Hunter Robbins with a 17.768.

12:35

Brandon Booth’s machine goes up on jackstands (Speed51.com Photo)

12:33
Halfway through the first Southern Super Series practice TJ stands strong at the top of the charts.

1. TJ Reaid 16.782
2. Mike Garvey 16.820
3. Bubba Pollard 16.854
4. Hunter Robbins 16.868
5. Clay Alexander 16.900
6. Travis Cope 16.902
7. Stephen Nasse 16.921
8. John Hunter Nemechek 16.975
9. Donnie Wilson 17.025
10. Austin Theriault 17.027
12:31

The Boston Strong logo adorns R.S. Senter’s quarterpanels this weekend (Speed51.com Photo)

12:29

Down in the Pollard pits (Speed51.com Photo)

12:28
DJ VanderLey has been black flagged for practicing without a transponder.

12:27
TJ Reaid now shoots to the top of the board after being fast in yesterday’s practice sessions with a 16.782.

12:26

A crew member directs Zak Hausler out into a busy pit lane (Speed51.com Photo)

12:23
After three laps run Hunter Robbins now moves to third behind Pollard with a 16.868.

12:22

John Hunter Nemechek with a ‘Get Well Soon’ shoutout (Speed51.com Photo)

12:22
Mike Garvey is now back at the top of the board with a 16.820 and Bubba Pollard is up to second at 16.854.

12:20

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12:18

Quick look under the hood for Tyler Speer (Speed51.com Photo)

12:16
Travis Cope now shoots to third on the board with a 16.989.

12:14
15 minutes into the first Southern Super Series practice session of the afternoon, Stephen Nasse now sits at the top of the charts.

1. Stephen Nasse – 16.921
2. Mike Garvey – 16.948
3. Austin Theriault – 17.027
4. Allen Karnes – 17.082
5. John Hunter Nemechek – 17.147
12:13

Spencer Wauters coming in after a run (Speed51.com Photo)

12:11

Kyle Grissom strapped in and ready for one final adjustment (Speed51.com Photo)

12:06

The car was here yesterday but Clemson University student Ross Kenseth had finals week to attend to. He climbs in the #25 for the first time this weekend (Speed51.com Photo)

12:05
Cars on the Grounds (33 Total)
1 Mike Garvey
2 Donnie Wilson
2 DJ VanderLey
5 Spencer Wauters
7 Michael Lance
8 John Hunter Nemechek
10 RS Senter
18 Hunter Robbins
19 Zak Hausler
22 Tyle Audie
23 Dalton Grindle
25 Ross Kenseth
26 Bubba Pollard
26 Travis Cope
29 Austin Theriault
30 Jerrick Johnson
31 Kyle Grissom
36 Rodney Bennefield
41 TJ Reaid
47 Allen Karnes
51 Stephen Nasse
60 Tyler Speer
75 David Odell
84 Clay Alexander
86 Chet Morrison
91 David Quackenbush
95 Trey Gibson
97 Fredrick Moore
98 Russell Fleeman
98 Daniel Hemric
112 Augie Grill
127 Brandon Booth
129 Spencer Davis

12:04

Travis Cope made a left turn at Albuquerque and brought his Bugs Bunny themed #26 to Gresham (Speed51.com Photo)

12:03
Mike Garvey is at the top of the charts early in this session with a 17.006. Only four cars have currently made their way out.

12:02

Spencer Davis climbs aboard (Speed51.com Photo)

12:01

Mike Garvey is the first car out (Speed51.com Photo)

12:01
We have 33 cars on the grounds and will have the roster up shortly.

12:01
The green flag is in the air for the first round of Southern Super Series practice here at Gresham Motorsports Park and Mike Garvey’s No. 1 machine will be the first car on track.

11:59

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11:59
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11:56

Need an air wrench? (Speed51.com Photo)

11:54
The first practice will now begin at 12pm and will run until 1pm ET now.

11:52

Jerick Johnson is a former winner here at GMP in the Pro Late Model division (Speed51.com Photo)

11:49

Duck tape on the Audie machine (Speed51.com Photo)

11:45
We have received word that Josh Hamner is going to practice and potentially qualify Augie Grill’s No. 112 machine this afternoon.

11:44
We have pushed the start of the first practice session back a few moments to ensure that the track is completely dry before sending cars out.

11:42

Michael Lance’s #7 is one of the new cars on the grounds today (Speed51.com Photo)

11:41

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11:41
It’s an unprecedented triple-header of Super Late Model action North of the Border in 2013…the Autobus La Quebecois Triple Crown at the Autodrome Chaudiere in Valley Junction, Quebec in 2013. The Autobus La Quebecois Triple Crown will pit the best Super Late Model drivers from across North America in a series of three events with a purse totaling $135,000. And, as an added bonus, drivers who compete in all three Triple Crown events will vie for their share of a bonus points fund totaling $30,000. Round 1 will be a 150 lapper on May 18, 2013 and will double as the Autodrome Chaudiere season opener. Round 2 will be staged on August 6, 2013 and will feature NASCAR star Kyle Busch competing at Chaudiere. The final round will be a 200 lap race on September 7, 2013. It will be pay $10,000 to win and will pay $100 per lap to the race leader, a total of $20,000 in guaranteed lap leader money.

For more details, visit www.autodromechaudiere.com

11:39

Maine’s Austin Theriault examines his machine (Speed51.com Photo)

11:37

The Benefield crew brought their backup out for today after yesterday’s wreck (Speed51.com Photo)

11:31

Rodney Benefield’s machine after the practice incident yesterday (Speed51.com Photo)

11:30

Repairs ongoing to the Audie machine Friday afternoon (Speed51.com Photo)

11:28
There was an incident in Friday practice, when Rodney Benefield spun off Turn Four and was collected by Tyler Audie. Both machines were repaired overnight.

11:28
Practice #7 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 2W Donnie Wilson 16.847
2 98 Daniel Hemric 16.872
3 41 T.J. Reaid 16.947
4 51 Stephen Nasse 16.969
5 26 Bubba Pollard 16.979
6 47 Allen Karnes 16.982
7 26 Travis Cope 17.022
8 1 Mike Garvey 17.022
9 29 Spencer Davis 17.046
10 30 Jerick Johnson 17.073
11 31 Kyle Grissom 17.08
12 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.12
13 29 Austin Theriault 17.128
14 84 Clay Alexander 17.133
15 60 Tyler Speer 17.182
16 10 R.S. Senter 17.242
17 18 Hunter Robbins 17.247
18 95 Trey Gibson 17.29
19 75 David Odell 17.347
20 5W Spencer Wauters 17.358
21 97 Fredrick Moore 17.4
22 86 Chet Morrison 17.485
23 22 Tyler Audie 17.647

11:25
Track drying is still going well and we may get to roll off practice right at 11:30 AM as scheduled.

11:24

Hunter Robbins will be in the Ronnie Sanders 18 today. (Speed51.com Photo)

11:23

11:19
Practice #6 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 41 T.J. Reaid 16.785
2 26 Travis Cope 16.893
3 26 Bubba Pollard 16.94
4 29 Austin Theriault 17.011
5 2 Donnie Wilson 17.023
6 84 Clay Alexander 17.03
7 10 R.S. Senter 17.037
8 1 Mike Garvey 17.039
9 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.078
10 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.095
11 98 Russell Fleeman 17.101
12 31 Kyle Grissom 17.114
13 18 Hunter Robbins 17.128
14 19 Zak Hausler 17.144
15 98 Daniel Hemric 17.174
16 23 Dalton Grindle 17.21
17 60 Tyler Speer 17.216
18 95 Trey Gibson 17.274
19 5 Spencer Wauters 17.29
20 75 David Odell 17.362
21 5W Spencer Wauters 17.379
22 97 Fredrick Moore 17.379
23 22 Tyler Audie 17.565

11:14
Practice #5 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 41 T.J. Reaid 16.782
2 26 Bubba Pollard 16.958
3 98 Russell Fleeman 16.959
4 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.033
5 30 Jerick Johnson 17.064
6 10 R.S. Senter 17.077
7 29 Austin Theriault 17.083
8 18 Hunter Robbins 17.095
9 19 Zak Hausler 17.124
10 1 Mike Garvey 17.155
11 31 Kyle Grissom 17.163
12 23 Dalton Grindle 17.172
13 51 Stephen Nasse 17.176
14 5 Spencer Wauters 17.22
15 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.234
16 2 Donnie Wilson 17.297
17 60 Tyler Speer 17.322
18 97 Fredrick Moore 17.323
19 86 Chet Morrison 17.343
20 95 Trey Gibson 17.382
21 47 Allen Karnes 17.387
22 75 David Odell 17.53
23 22 Tyler Audie 17.625

11:14

The 41 of TJ Reaid was the fastest car here yesterday. (Speed51.com Photo)

11:11

Ross Kenseth will look to get his first Super Late Model win here at GMP. (Speed51.com Photo)

11:10
Practice #4 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 41 T.J. Reaid 16.883
2 26 Travis Cope 16.887
3 26 Bubba Pollard 16.921
4 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.941
5 29 Austin Theriault 17.044
6 19 Zak Hausler 17.063
7 2 Donnie Wilson 17.106
8 18 Hunter Robbins 17.123
9 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.167
10 98 Daniel Hemric 17.195
11 1 Mike Garvey 17.197
12 31 Kyle Grissom 17.229
13 5 Spencer Wauters 17.237
14 95 Trey Gibson 17.363
15 10 R.S. Senter 17.393
16 22 Tyler Audie 17.473
17 30 Jerick Johnson 17.628
18 75 David Odell 17.876

11:06

RS Senter is one of the new faces here today. (Speed51.com Photo)

11:03
Practice #3 Speeds – Friday Practice:
1 18 Hunter Robbins 16.855
2 51 Stephen Nasse 16.967
3 84 Clay Alexander 17.099
4 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.182
5 29 Austin Theriault 17.19
6 19 Zak Hausler 17.197
7 1 Mike Garvey 17.217
8 97 Fredrick Moore 17.26
9 23 Dalton Grindle 17.27
10 2 Donnie Wilson 17.281
11 31 Kyle Grissom 17.306
12 47 Allen Karnes 17.37
13 10 R.S. Senter 17.492
14 86 Chet Morrison 17.495
15 5 Spencer Wauters 17.563
16 95 Trey Gibson 17.587
17 22 Tyler Audie 17.616
18 30 Jerick Johnson 17.774

10:58
Practice #2 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 26 Travis Cope 16.841
2 41 T.J. Reaid 16.877
3 51 Stephen Nasse 16.953
4 29 Austin Theriault 17.036
5 19 Zak Hausler 17.151
6 2 Donnie Wilson 17.206
7 23 Dalton Grindle 17.223
8 1 Mike Garvey 17.239
9 5 Spencer Wauters 17.298
10 98 Daniel Hemric 17.358
11 84 Clay Alexander 17.363
12 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.365
13 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.394
14 31 Kyle Grissom 17.692
15 86 Chet Morrison 17.776
16 22 Tyler Audie 17.957
17 95 Trey Gibson 20.083
18 30 Jerick Johnson 20.267

10:52
Practice #1 Speeds – Friday Practice:

1 29 Austin Theriault 17.157
2 47 Allen Karnes 17.176
3 18 Hunter Robbins 17.179
4 1 Mike Garvey 17.306
5 26 Travis Cope 17.401
6 97 Fredrick Moore 17.432
7 2 D.J. VanderLey 17.549
8 5 Spencer Wauters 17.643
9 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.670
10 86 Chet Morrison 17.823

10:49
There were a number of open practice sessions that occurred here yesterday. Times were provided for those and we will be posting those here shortly.

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10:48
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10:47
Please note that feature order is subject to change as track management has indicated the Southern Super Series race may move to the top of the order due to the threat of inclement weather.

10:47
Feature Order:

Mini Stock 25 Laps or 20 Minutes
Sportsman 20 Laps or 15 Minutes
Trucks 30 Laps or 25 Minutes
Outlaw Lates 35 Laps or 30 Minutes
SSS 125 Green-Flag Laps

10:45
Today’s Schedule:

10:30 SSS Driver’s Meeting
11:30 SSS Practice (1 hr)
1:00 SSS Practice (1 hr)
2:00 SSS Qualifying Tech opens
3:00 Local Divisions Practice (30 mins)
3:30 SSS Qualifying Tech closes
3:45 Local Divisions Practice (30 mins)
5:00 Driver’s Meeting (All Divisions)
5:30 SSS Qualifying
6:00 Autograph Session
6:35 Opening Ceremonies
6:45 FEATURES

10:45
32 cars have answered the roll call in the driver’s meeting.

10:43

Driver’s meeting is now underway. (Speed51.com Photo)

10:40
As such, practice, which was scheduled to start at 11:30 AM, should still around or just a little after that time since track drying is making considerable progress.

10:39
We have been battling weather for the last few hours in Central Georgia, but we may have the upper hand now. The rain stopped about 30 minutes ago, we are well into track drying operations, and the radar map shows the large band of rain that was making racetime weather a 50-50 proposition is currently tracking more east than it was initially, which is a good sign.

10:37
Good morning and welcome to Speed51’s live coverage of race #2 of the 2013 Southern Super Series Presented by Sunoco season. This weekend finds us at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, Georgia.

10:37
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Trackside Now: Southern Super Series – Gresham Motorsports Park – 4/27/13