5:55
On behalf of our staff and Draco, thanks for tuning in today. We will see you tomorrow. Good night!
5:54
5:54
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5:54
That will conclude today’s Trackside Now coverage from Watermlon Capital Speedway. We will be back for tomorrow’s SpeedFest Qualifying day beginning around 10:30 AM ET.
5:52
It’s been a while since John Wes Townley has been in a Super Late Model, but he was all smiles today as he posted the fastest time.
5:50
Watching #speedfest makes me want to get back in the seat and start race season again
5:50
Comment From [email protected]

Come on down Chase Elliott! I knew you couldn’t get enough of Super Late Model racing! You are welcome anytime buddy!

5:43
5:43
Five Flags Speedway is a fast half-mile oval, but it will get faster on Friday, April 11, 2014 when the Must See Winged Sprint Cars invade the home of the Snowball Derby. See recording setting laps as these low to the ground, winged sprint cars fly around the high-banked oval. Click here for more information.
5:42
That will complete the full schedule of practice for the day. We will have two more sessions for each division before qualifying tomorrow afternoon.

Saturday, January 25
8:30 Pits Open/Tech Lines Open
Pro Late Tech ONLY until 10:45
10:15 Super Late Tire Selection (8 Tires)
11:00 Pro and Super Drivers Meeting
11:15 Pro Late Tire Selection (4 Tires)
12:00 Pro Late Model Practice #1
12:45 Super Late Model Practice #1
1:30 Pro Late Model Practice #2
2:15 Super Late Model Practice #2
Super Race Set released for scuffing
Pro Qualifying Tires Released
2:45 Pro Late Models to Qual. Tech
3:00 Practice Ends
Super Qualifying Tires Released
3:30 Super Late Models to Qual. Tech
4:15 Pro Late Model Qualifying
5:00 Super Late Model Qualifying
6:00 Super tires returned to impound
7:00 Track Closes

5:42
Best Super Late Model Times – COMBINED After All Practices

1 5T John Wes Townley 15.715
2 5 Johnny Sauter 15.737
3 83 Scotty Ellis 15.774
4 33 Jeff Cannon 15.777
5 99 Casey Smith 15.798
6 57 Austin Theriault 15.81
7 77 David Ragan 15.821
8 26 Bubba Pollard 15.828
9 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.854
10 2W Donnie Wilson 15.874
11 18 Hunter Robbins 15.914
12 198 Russell Fleeman 15.916
13 41 T.J. Reaid 15.925
14 74 Preston Peltier 15.956
15 5W Spencer Wauters 15.966
16 29 Anderson Bowen 15.969
17 31 Kyle Grissom 15.985
18 129 Spencer Davis 15.999
19 2R Clay Rogers 16.002
20 71 Lee Tissot 16.011
21 12 Garrett Campbell 16.022
22 79 Kyle Bryant 16.062
23 51 Brandon Oakley 16.075
24 98H Daniel Hemric 16.077
25 23 Dalton Grindle 16.103
26 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.157
27 33J Brandon Jones 16.259
5:40
Teams begin to load up. (Speed51.com photo)
5:38
John Hunter Nemechek was the fastest in Pro Late Models today. He said his car is pretty good but feels they still have some work to do.
5:37
SpeedFest Super Late Model Practice #5:

1 5 Johnny Sauter 15.738
2 83 Scotty Ellis 15.774
3 99 Casey Smith 15.798
4 57 Austin Theriault 15.829
5 26 Bubba Pollard 15.872
6 2W Donnie Wilson 15.888
7 5T John Wes Townley 15.898
8 77 David Ragan 15.933
9 29 Anderson Bowen 15.969
10 129 Spencer Davis 15.999
11 12 Garrett Campbell 16.022
12 31 Kyle Grissom 16.038
13 41 T.J. Reaid 16.048
14 71 Lee Tissot 16.078
15 2R Clay Rogers 16.085
16 79 Kyle Bryant 16.087
17 5W Spencer Wauters 16.101
18 98H Daniel Hemric 16.131
19 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.157
20 51 Brandon Oakley 16.177
21 33J Brandon Jones 16.259
22 23 Dalton Grindle 16.286

 

5:31
That will conclude this final round of Super Late Model practice.
5:30
Bubba Pollard and Scotty Ellis chat after practice. (Speed51.com photo)
5:29
The weather is crisp for many in the south, but to Michigan native Scott Menlen the cooler temperatures remind him a lot of home right now… Where it was -10 degrees this morning. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:27
Dwayne Buggay making a longer run in the 45. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:25
Chase Elliott has informed CRA officials this afternoon that he will compete this weekend in the Super Late Model portion of SpeedFest.
5:24
Previous SpeedFest Winners – Pro Late Model
5:23
Brandon Jones gets his helmet back on set to return to the track after his mishap in the creek earlier today. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:18
5:18
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 Click here to visit site
5:18
Spencer Davis and Donnie Wilson continue their runs. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:18
Garrett Campbell at speed in Super Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
5:17
Best Pro Late Model Times – COMBINED After All Practice

1 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.009
2 3 Kyle McCallum 16.059
3 66 Korey Ruble 16.062
4 33 Jeff Cannon 16.096
5 12 Harrison Burton 16.11
6 26 Bubba Pollard 16.137
7 29 Anderson Bowen 16.142
8 129 Spencer Davis 16.167
9 18 Hunter Robbins 16.179
10 88 Garrett Jones 16.203
11 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.203
12 8D Mark Day 16.222
13 51 Justin South 16.231
14 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.25
15 12B Brandon Brilliant 16.273
16 4 Kody Evans 16.274
17 99 J.J. Haley 16.295
18 23 Dalton Grindle 16.306
19 54 Payton Ryan 16.319
20 20 Cole Rouse 16.398
21 24 Amber Slagle 16.413
22 14 Davey Coble 16.423
23 12F T.W. Fisher 16.427
24 2 Jordan McCallum 16.429
25 7 Josh Adkins 16.461
26 98 Justin Ashburn 16.464
27 21 Waylon Jenkins 16.522
28 23D Zachary Dabbs 16.527
29 5 Shane Nalley 16.544
30 24T Christopher Tullis 16.566
31 16 David Hodges 16.661
32 66 Ryan Redmon 17.027
33 39 William Scoggin 17.791
34 36 Jake Cole 18.098
5:16
Lee Tissot enjoying a currently pretty open track right now to get in some quality solo runs. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:14
Brandon Oakley back in after another run. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:13
Anderson Bowen’s crew going over their notes. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:10
Spencer Wauters crew going to work under the hood on the right front of his number 5. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:08
Qualifying is tomorrow, feature races are Sunday
5:08
Comment From Gary

When do the Late Model Race Saturday or Sunday ?

5:08
John Hunter Nemechek turned in the fastest JEGS All-Star Tour lap of the day – 16.009 seconds.
5:07
Donnie Wilson in deep concentration as he prepares for final practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:07
SpeedFest Pro Late Model Practice #5

 

1 66 Korey Ruble 16.088
2 12 Harrison Burton 16.205
3 8D Mark Day 16.222
4 88 Garrett Jones 16.226
5 18 Hunter Robbins 16.231
6 51 Justin South 16.231
7 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.25
8 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.258
9 99 J.J. Haley 16.295
10 23 Dalton Grindle 16.306
11 12B Brandon Brilliant 16.39
12 54 Payton Ryan 16.397
13 20 Cole Rouse 16.413
14 2 Jordan McCallum 16.429
15 4 Kody Evans 16.435
16 24 Amber Slagle 16.448
17 12F T.W. Fisher 16.471
18 14 Davey Coble 16.499
19 26 Bubba Pollard 16.507
20 21 Waylon Jenkins 16.522
21 7 Josh Adkins 16.53
22 24T Christopher Tullis 16.566
23 5 Shane Nalley 16.569
24 23D Zachary Dabbs 16.577
25 98 Justin Ashburn 16.641

 

5:06
Johnny Sauter leads early on in this final Super Late Model session with a 15.766 followed by Theriault, Townley, Campbell and Reaid.
5:06
Brandon Jones’ team is heading back out. (Speed51.com photo)
5:06
Bubba Pollard set to go out in this final ARCA/CRA Super Series practice session of the day. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:04
5:04
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, click here to visit site
5:02
Johnny Sauter heads out to begin the final ARCA/CRA Super Series practice of thr day. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:00
That will complete this final round of Pro Late Model practice. The final round of Super Late Model practice will be up next.
5:00
Conversation ongoing in the McCollum pits. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:59
The Ruble car has been fast today. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:57
The Redmon team has pulled onto the grass to drain the coolant and go through the cooling system. They are fearing it is something worse but hoping for the best. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:56
Just five minutes remain in this final round of Pro Late Model practice.
4:51
The Speed51 vehicle for the weekend could double as a shuttle for fans. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:50
4:50
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 Click here to visit site
4:48
Harrison Burton and Garrett Jones, both quick this session. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:44
GREEN FLAG: McCallum rolls off and we are back underway.
4:43
Kyle McCollum turned around. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:42
YELLOW FLAG: Caution waves again for a spin by McCallum on the frontstretch.
4:42
SpeedFest Super Late Model Practice #4

1 5 Johnny Sauter 15.737
2 33 Jeff Cannon 15.777
3 77 David Ragan 15.821
4 57 Austin Theriault 15.823
5 26 Bubba Pollard 15.828
6 5T John Wes Townley 15.856
7 2W Donnie Wilson 15.884
8 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.89
9 198 Russell Fleeman 15.926
10 83 Scotty Ellis 15.965
11 31 Kyle Grissom 15.989
12 5W Spencer Wauters 15.99
13 2R Clay Rogers 16.002
14 41 T.J. Reaid 16.042
15 99 Casey Smith 16.043
16 129 Spencer Davis 16.062
17 79 Kyle Bryant 16.062
18 98H Daniel Hemric 16.077
19 74 Preston Peltier 16.079
20 29 Anderson Bowen 16.089
21 71 Lee Tissot 16.101
22 51 Brandon Oakley 16.154
23 12 Garrett Campbell 16.211
4:42
David Ragan working on the right front. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:41
GREEN FLAG: Green is back in the air.
4:40
YELLOW FLAG: Waylon Jenkins finds trouble in turn two.
4:38
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4:38
The Scogin Race Parts team is just about done with repairs. No major damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:35
Rouse rolls away under his own power and the final Pro Late Model practice session is now underway and will run until 5:00 pm.
4:35
Cold tires have caused a couple of spins on pace laps. Cole Rouse is one. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:34
Before they get rolling Cole Rouse spins in turn four.
4:32
Jeff Cannon has been pretty stout all day. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:30
That will conclude this round of Super Late Model practice. The final Pro Late Model session is up next.
4:29
The Redmon team is worried about something possibly wrong in the power plant of their car.
4:27
The Jones team is buttoning everything up and hopes to make a run late today.
4:25
The #12 car has at least one horse. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:24
21 of the 65 total entries are under the age of 20.
4:19
Sauter and team still looking for more speed from their rocket. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:18
Johnny Sauter continues to lead this session with a 15.737 followed by Ragan, Theriault, Pollard and Townley.
4:16
Phantom Racing Gear is here this weekend selling the official Speedfest 2014 shirts. They are on sale in the pits today and Saturday and will have booth in the grandstands on Sunday.
4:15
Preston Peltier at speed. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:14
The Russell Fleeman ride. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:12
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4:11
SpeedFest Pro Late Model Practice #4

1 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.009
2 66 Korey Ruble 16.062
3 33 Jeff Cannon 16.096
4 12 Harrison Burton 16.11
5 3 Kyle McCallum 16.148
6 129 Spencer Davis 16.167
7 18 Hunter Robbins 16.179
8 88 Garrett Jones 16.203
9 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.203
10 8D Mark Day 16.234
11 12B Brandon Brilliant 16.273
12 51 Justin South 16.295
13 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.343
14 20 Cole Rouse 16.398
15 99 J.J. Haley 16.408
16 54 Payton Ryan 16.412
17 14 Davey Coble 16.423
18 12F T.W. Fisher 16.427
19 4 Kody Evans 16.435
20 23 Dalton Grindle 16.435
21 7 Josh Adkins 16.461
22 24 Amber Slagle 16.464
23 98 Justin Ashburn 16.464
24 5 Shane Nalley 16.633
25 24T Christopher Tullis 16.643
26 23D Zachary Dabbs 16.667
27 21 Waylon Jenkins 16.767
28 39 William Scoggin 17.791
29 36 Jake Cole 18.098
4:08
We are back underway with Super Late Models on track again until 4:30 pm.
4:04
The Wauters’ cars waiting to go back out. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:03
No rest for the quickest. Nemechek heading out in the Super. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:01
Comment From Jeff

Nice job, JWT, in the third SLM practice of the day.

4:01
Comment From MaineRaceFan

Looks like Austin’s feeling mighty comfortable in the #57. Go get ’em kid! Happy belated birthday!

4:01
That will conclude this round of Pro Late Model practice.
3:56
3:56
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3:54
GREEN FLAG: This round of Pro Late Model practice is back underway.
3:52
YELLOW FLAG: The caution waves for a spin by Zachary Dabbs on the frontstretch.
3:51
William Scoggin drives away after backing into the wall in turn one. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:50
Work gets done on the 98 machine for Daniel Hemric. JRi shocks powered them to a championship last season. (Speed51.com photo)
3:48
YELLOW FLAG: William Scoggin finds trouble in turn one.
3:46
Comment From qtrush

good luck to spencer davis in the 129 team

3:44
Cars wait to get on the track for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
3:44
John Hunter Nemechek moves to the top of the charts in this session with a 16.115.
3:41
Korey Ruble who won half a dozen GAS races here says try are better then they have been over here at Watermelon Capital. The Alabama driver says they are not perfect so they keep working on the car.
3:41
SpeedFest Super Late Model Practice #3 Times

1 5T John Wes Townley 15.715
2 5 Johnny Sauter 15.751
3 57 Austin Theriault 15.81
4 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.854
5 2W Donnie Wilson 15.874
6 198 Russell Fleeman 15.916
7 26 Bubba Pollard 15.944
8 41 T.J. Reaid 15.955
9 74 Preston Peltier 15.956
10 77 David Ragan 15.956
11 5W Spencer Wauters 15.966
12 71 Lee Tissot 16.011
13 31 Kyle Grissom 16.024
14 2R Clay Rogers 16.027
15 99 Casey Smith 16.049
16 83 Scotty Ellis 16.051
17 51 Brandon Oakley 16.075
18 33 Jeff Cannon 16.116
19 29 Anderson Bowen 16.158
20 79 Kyle Bryant 16.192
21 129 Spencer Davis 16.206
22 98H Daniel Hemric 16.276
23 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.317
24 12 Garrett Campbell 16.339
3:39
Work continues on the Brandon Jones car after they went off in turn three earlier in the day. We will keep checking in on the 33 team.
3:37
Previous SpeedFest Winners – Super Late Model portion

2005 USA International Speedway Charlie Menard
2006 USA International Speedway Mike Fritts
2007 USA International Speedway Eddie Hoffman
2008 USA International Speedway Jeff Choquette
2009 Lanier National Speedway Kyle Busch
2010 Lanier National Speedway Kyle Busch
2011 Lanier National Speedway Chase Elliott
2012 Watermelon Capital Speedway Kyle Busch
2013 Watermelon Capital Speedway Jeff Choquette
3:37
Pro Late Models have rolled on track for their next session which will run until 4:00 pm.
3:36
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3:30
That will conclude this round of Super Late Model practice. The Pro’s are lined up and ready to head out next.
3:28
#SpeedFest is this Sunday.. My weekend will be all about @speed51dotcom watching updates.. HAPPY FRIDAY!
3:26
Comment From Guest

Sure is nice to see AT in the 57

3:21
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3:21
3:21
SpeedFest Pro Late Model Practice #3

1 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.089
2 66 Korey Ruble 16.137
3 26 Bubba Pollard 16.137
4 29 Anderson Bowen 16.142
5 129 Spencer Davis 16.172
6 12 Harrison Burton 16.239
7 4 Kody Evans 16.274
8 18 Hunter Robbins 16.275
9 88 Garrett Jones 16.319
10 12B Brandon Brilliant 16.341
11 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.364
12 23 Dalton Grindle 16.416
13 24 Amber Slagle 16.446
14 20 Cole Rouse 16.458
15 7 Josh Adkins 16.474
16 51 Justin South 16.505
17 23D Zachary Dabbs 16.527
18 8D Mark Day 16.532
19 5 Shane Nalley 16.544
20 54 Payton Ryan 16.555
21 98 Justin Ashburn 16.561
22 99 J.J. Haley 16.567
23 12F T.W. Fisher 16.589
24 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.621
25 24T Christopher Tullis 16.715
26 2 Jordan McCallum 16.812
27 14 Davey Coble 16.889
28 21 Waylon Jenkins 17.117
29 16 David Hodges 17.219
3:20
10 minutes remain in this round of Super Late Model practice.
3:20
Anderson Bowen
3:20
Comment From Guest

Who is Ricky turner working for this weekend?

3:20
Austin Theriault works around turn three in the number 57 Super Late Model. (Speed51.com photo)
3:18
Jeff Fultz looks on here at SpeedFest. (Speed51.com photo)
3:15
Donnie Wilson dives into turn three. (Speed51.com photo)
3:15
Townley continues to lead halfway through this session followed by Sauter, Theriault, Nemechek and Wilson.
3:08
John Wes Townley leads this session early on with a lap of 15.715.
3:07
Casey Smith making laps. (Speed51.com photo)
3:06
GREEN FLAG: We are back underway with this round of Super Late Model practice until 3:30 pm.
3:05
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3:05
YELLOW FLAG: The caution waves for a spin in turn three by the No. 71 of Lee Tissot.
3:05
Johnny Sauter in Super Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
3:04
This round of Super Late Model practice is underway.
3:02
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3:01
That will end this round of Pro Late Model practice.
3:00
Minimal work in the Nemechek pits. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:59
Amber Slagle, who is making her Pro Late Models debut this weekend in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, is all smiles after her latest run. (Speed51.com photo)
2:58
John Hunter Nemechek now goes to the top of the charts with a 16.089.
2:57
Jeff Cannon in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:57
Ricky Turner watches practice and keeps an eye on the watch. (Speed51.com photo)
2:53
Davey Coble waits to go out for more laps. (Speed51.com photo)
2:52
Ryan Redmon now sits at the top of the charts with a 16.137 over Anderson Bowen’s 16.142.
2:52
Freddie Query watching the cars up close. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:50
GREEN FLAG: The green is back in the air now with 10 minutes to go in this session.
2:50
Nalley returns to the racing surface under his own power.
2:49
YELLOW FLAG: The yellow is back out for the No. 5 machine of Shane Nalley who has gone off the track in turns three and four.
2:49
Terry Senneker, Jr. with a one-race deal in the Ponstein Racing car. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:48
GREEN FLAG: The green flag is back in the air with about 10 minutes remaining.
2:47
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is now back out for a spin by the No. 12 of TW Fisher at the start finish line again this time.
2:47
The track has been cleared and we are back underway.
2:46
William Scoggin gets a push and pulls away. (Speed51.com photo)
2:46
There are 15 minutes remaining in this session.
2:45
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for a spin by the No. 39 of William Scoggin who goes around at the start finish line.
2:43
Spencer Davis just took a leap to the top with a 16.172.
2:43
Practice action (Speed51.com Photo)
2:42
SpeedFest Super Late Model Practice #2

1 5 Johnny Sauter 15.867
2 26 Bubba Pollard 15.885
3 18 Hunter Robbins 15.914
4 41 T.J. Reaid 15.925
5 99 Casey Smith 15.961
6 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.966
7 57 Austin Theriault 15.972
8 198 Russell Fleeman 15.973
9 33 Jeff Cannon 15.982
10 31 Kyle Grissom 15.985
11 83 Scotty Ellis 16.013
12 29 Anderson Bowen 16.047
13 5T John Wes Townley 16.061
14 77 David Ragan 16.087
15 2W Donnie Wilson 16.094
16 2R Clay Rogers 16.126
17 74 Preston Peltier 16.141
18 98H Daniel Hemric 16.165
19 71 Lee Tissot 16.168
20 5W Spencer Wauters 16.181
21 23 Dalton Grindle 16.219
22 129 Spencer Davis 16.229
23 51 Brandon Oakley 16.24
2:42
Hunter Robbins just jumped to the top of the chart with a 16.275. Garrett Jones is second with a 16.319 and Harrison Burton is third with a 16.392.
2:41
Justin South comes in after his latest run. (Speed51.com photo)
2:40
Two sharp Pro Late Models circle the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:40
Spencer Davis comes into this race with a win, second and a fourth already this season. (Speed51.com photo)
2:39
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2:38
Harrison Burton was P3 in practice two. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:37
Burton, Fisher, Ryan, Reaid and Ashburn are among those on track.
2:36
The third round of Pro Late Model practice is now on track.
2:34
For everyone watching our coverage right now…while we have a quick break, take a few seconds to refresh this webpage. We just updated the page and on the right side, below the Twitter box, is now a Race Monitor box that is providing live timing. This is a new feature that we will be providing for all CRA events this season. The timing is live. When you see a driver light up, they are crossing the line. Enjoy this new feature!
2:31
Johnny Sauter ended up on top of the last Super Late Model chart.
2:31
Super Late Model practice has ended. Pro Late Models will be out next.
2:28
Pollard doubling as jackman. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:26
Young JJ Haley watches Spencer Wauters enter turn three. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:25
Make sure to use #Speedfest if you are on Twitter. Who knows maybe your tweet will appear in our Trackside Now coverage!
2:25
Hunter Robbins crunching some numbers as he looks for just a little more speed. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:24
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2:21
2:21
Donnie Wilson in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:21
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2:21
SpeedFest Pro Late Model Practice #2

1 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.056
2 33 Jeff Cannon 16.127
3 12 Harrison Burton 16.132
4 66 Korey Ruble 16.152
5 88 Garrett Jones 16.218
6 26 Bubba Pollard 16.289
7 23 Dalton Grindle 16.338
8 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.392
9 24 Amber Slagle 16.413
10 54 Payton Ryan 16.493
11 98 Justin Ashburn 16.529
12 99 J.J. Haley 16.539
13 8D Mark Day 16.555
14 7 Josh Adkins 16.565
15 5 Shane Nalley 16.586
16 16 David Hodges 16.661
17 51 Justin South 16.712
18 14 Davey Coble 16.783
19 20 Cole Rouse 16.826
20 12F T.W. Fisher 16.865
21 4 Kody Evans 16.866
22 21 Waylon Jenkins 16.926
23 66 Ryan Redmon 17.027
24 23D Zachary Dabbs 17.263
25 2 Jordan McCallum 18.229
2:20
Hunter Robbins goes back to the top of the charts here in the second practice.
2:19
John Wes Townley making laps here at Watermelon. (Speed51.com photo)
2:19
Hunter Robbins is at the top of the leaderboard so far this session with a 15.914. T.J. Reaid is second with a 15.925 and Casey Smith is third with a 15.961.
2:17
Jones crew turning attention to cosmetic work. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:15
Southern Super Series champion Daniel Hemric is on the track for the first time today in his Super Late Model.
2:14
Hemric ready to roll. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:13
Top Five Right Now: Reaid, Casey Smith, Nemechek, Austin Theriault and Russell Fleeman.
2:12
Sauter’s car is definitely down on the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:11
Dalton Grindle, Nemechek, Robbins, John Wes Townley are on the speedway.
2:10
Casey Smith will likely be a threat. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:10
John Hunter Nemechek lead practice in the second round of the Pro Late Models. (Speed51.com photo)
2:09
The Zaxby’s machine of Townley. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:09
Donnie Wilson is now on the speedway. Preston Peltier and Russell Fleeman.
2:08
TJ Reaid is up top early on.
2:07
Austin Theriault is also on the speedway.
2:05
Hunter Robbins was fastest in session #1 of Super Late Models. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:05
Kyle Grissom, David Ragan, Clay Rogers, TJ Reaid, Anderson Bowen, Johnny Sauter, Spencer Davis and Lee Tissot are out on the track.
2:05
Dalton Grindle gets ready to head out for more track time. (Speed51.com photo)
2:04
Quickly in the rotation Super Late Models are back on track.
2:04
Bubba Pollard in Pro Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:03
John Hunter Nemechek was the fastest in the last round.
2:02
Pro Late Model practice has ended. We will have the times up shortly.
1:59
Longtime Dick Trickle Crew Chief Vic Getzloff is here this weekend spotting for Johnny Sauter. (Speed51.com photo)
1:58
Payton Ryan in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
1:56
Bubba Pollard is making laps in his Pro Late Model for the first time today.
1:56
Mark Day is on the track for the first time today.
1:52
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1:52
1:49
Jones and his crew blowing the mud off of the radiator. (Speed51.com photo)
1:48
Terry Senneker Jr. is running laps in the 16.3’s as where he was in the 16.9’s in the first practice.
1:47
Brandon Jones surveys his car. (Speed51.com photo)
1:46
Brandon Jones says he is alright. He said he went up another gear and the throttle hung while going into turn three. He then was holding on for a ride. He knew there was a creek behind turns three and four but hoped it was further away. Crew thinks they can fix the car and get him back out. Jones is smiling and said the water was cold.
1:46
John Hunter Nemechek is the fastest car in second practice right now. Harrison Burton is third.
1:45
YELLOW FLAG: Korey Ruble needed a push to get going out of the pits. After that we should be back to green quickly.
1:41
McCallum around in turn four. (Speed51.com photo)
1:41
SpeedFest Super Late Model Practice #1

1 18 Hunter Robbins 15.964
2 41 T. J. Reaid 15.99
3 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.019
4 5T John Wes Townley 16.041
5 23 Dalton Grindle 16.103
6 51 Brandon Oakley 16.14
7 5W Spencer Wauters 16.151
8 31 Kyle Grissom 16.204
9 77 David Ragan 16.21
10 71 Lee Tissot 16.238
11 79 Kyle Bryant 16.291
12 2R Clay Rogers 16.511
13 57 Austin Theriault 16.518
14 33J Brandon Jones 27.012
1:40
YELLOW FLAG: Kyle McCallum goes for a spin. He loops it back around and we are back green.
1:38
Garrett Jones, Korey Ruble, TW Fisher, and JJ Hayley are just a few of the cars on the track.
1:37
1:37
Cale Gale surveying the damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:37
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1:36
Kenzie Ruston and Millie try to stay warm. (Speed51.com photo)
1:33
They are going to go ahead and conclude Super Late Model practice for this session due to the  Jones’ incident. Pro Late Models will be back next.
1:32
Tire marks from where Brandon Jones left the track for his wild ride. (Speed51.com photo)
1:30
Cale Gale follows the car as it is pulled out. (Speed51.com photo)
1:28
Cale Gale tells us that the throttle stuck on Brandon Jones car.
1:28
Gotta pull it back across. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:27
Track is red as we continue to extricate the Jones machine from the creek.
1:25
Not the best job at the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:23
Jones in the creek. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:22
Brandon Jones off the track in turn three. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:20
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for Brandon Jones who goes off in turns three and four and has now come to a rest in the brush.
1:20
David Ragan getting up to speed. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:19
Theriault is running an old Hamke chassis raced by Ross Kenseth this weekend, something he told 51 when talking about his 2014 plans heading into SpeedFest. Check out the full Theriault article here:  http://www.speed51.com/2014_Stories/CRA/Theriault_Ready_for_SpeedFest_1_22.html
1:18
Austin Theriault’s ride for the weekend. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:17
Damn I wish I could be at #SpeedFest at Watermelon Capital Speedway. Went last year with my uncle and had a blast! Next year….
1:17
TJ Reaid tells us that they went out on higher tire pressure then usual to get heat in the tires. For him, he said it takes about two laps for the Hoosiers to be ready.
1:15
Kyle McCallum led the Pro Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
1:15
1:15
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1:15
Reaid machine atop the chart. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:14
SpeedFest Pro Late Model Practice #1

1 3 Kyle McCallum 16.059
2 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.181
3 18 Hunter Robbins 16.234
4 29 Anderson Bowen 16.303
5 54 Payton Ryan 16.319
6 12 Harrison Burton 16.516
7 5 Shane Nalley 16.559
8 12F TW Fisher 16.572
9 98 Justin Ashburn 16.663
10 7 Josh Adkins 16.684
11 88 Garrett Jones 16.739
12 14 Davey Coble 16.814
13 00 Terry Senneker, Jr 16.933
14 99 J.J. Haley 17.289
15 4 Kody Evans 17.398
16 21 Waylon Jenkins 17.408
17 36 Jake Cole 18.716
1:14
Dalton Grindle has the track to himself at the moment. (Speed51.com photo)
1:12
Information going from driver to driver. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:12
Remember drivers, teams, and fans, you can use the #SpeedFest hashtag on social media to share your thoughts about this weekend’s actions.
1:11
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1:11
John Hunter Nemechek laying down some decent laps. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:11
Spencer Wauters just made a great save in turn three. (Speed51.com photo)
1:10
Already bumper-to-bumper in Super Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
1:08
Clay Rogers is out with support from Schaeffer’s Oil this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
1:06
John Wes Townley waits in the cockpit as crew prepares the car. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:06
Super Late Model practice is underway until 1:30 pm.
1:05
Brandon Oakley on track. (Speed51.com photo)
1:03
We’ll have practice times today soon after each session. But until then, we are already lining up for the first round of ARCA/CRA Super Series practice.
1:01
Checkered flag falls on this first round of JEGS All-Star Tour practice.
1:00
Hunter Robbins out with his Pro Late Model. (Speed51.com photo)
12:59
12:59
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12:57
He will also make select ARCA/CRA Super Series starts.
12:57
Yes, Haley will be a contender for the Howie Lettow Memorial Rookie of the Year award.
12:57
Comment From Guest

is Haley running fulltime with the JEGS Allstar Tour this year?

12:55
Kyle McCallum (16.059) has been the fastest of 16 cars that have taken time thus far.
12:55
Kody Evans out taking some laps. (Speed51.com photo)
12:54
Action in practice is heating up. (Speed51.com photo)
12:54
Daniel Hemric purists to head out to shake down Payton Ryan’s JEGS/CRA entry. (Speed51.com photo)
12:53
No harm no foul for Haley and we’re back under the green.
12:51
Yellow is back out as the #99 of J.J. Haley loops it in turn two.
12:50
Ten minutes remain in this session.
12:50
Comment From Bri

Good luck to #51 Brandon Oakley!!

12:49
John Hunter Nemechek, Jake Cole, ad Anderson Bowen join the action.
12:48
Davey Coble is about to head out. (Speed51.com photo)
12:48
Terry Senneker, Jr., Kyle McCallum, and Josh Adkins climb onto the banking for the first time this weekend.
12:45
Garrett Jones making laps in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
12:45
Nashville teammates T.W. Fisher and Justin Ashburn are now out on the track.
12:44
12:44
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12:41
Jenkins after his spin. (Speed51.com photo)
12:40
Waylon Jenkins, the second car out, spun on his warm up lap and we go to yellow for a brief second.
12:40
Garrett Jones is the first car on the track. (Speed51.com photo)
12:39
Anderson Bowen will have some options on which cars he races this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
12:38
The pits are full today. (Speed51.com photo)
12:36
We caught up with Jeff Burton who said his son Harrison is ready to go. Harrison had a bad crash in qualifying last week at New Smyrna at the Pete Orr Memorial. Jeff also told us that car will be ready to go next week.
12:36
Garrett Jones will be the first driver to take advantage of practice time as he rolls out onto the surface of Watermelon Capital Speedway.
12:34
Jimmy Garmon is doing all he can to stay warm. Garmon is the crew chief for Dalton Grindle. (Speed51.com photo)
12:31
Track is now green for Pro Late Model practice.
12:28
Dwayne Buggay unloads the first of two cars. (Speed51.com photo)
12:22
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12:22
12:22
Engines are now warming up down in the infield as we anticipate practice starting in about 8 minutes.
12:16
Bubba Pollard is doing double duty this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
12:13
Teams are getting ready for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
12:12
Drivers’ meeting has begun.
12:12
Teams will only get five rounds of practice today as we will now end the afternoon at 5:30 pm.
12:09
Other new additions to the JEGS All-Star Tour roster are:

#5 – Shane Nalley

#8 – Mark Day

#16 – David Hodges

#39 – William Scoggin

12:08
Previous SpeedFest Winners – Pro Late Model

2009 Lanier National Speedway Greg Simpson
2010 Lanier National Speedway Greg Simpson
2011 Lanier National Speedway Chase Elliott
2012 Watermelon Capital Speedway Chase Elliott
2013 Watermelon Capital Speedway Chase Elliott
12:04
12:04
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, click here to visit site
12:03
CV Products is on the grounds this weekend to service the teams this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
11:57
John Hunter Nemechek has a special message to one of his sponsors this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
11:53
Spencer Davis wipes down his Super Late Model. He will be doing double duty this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
11:52
In addition, practice will now end at 5:30 PM today.
11:51
CRA/JEGS All-Star Tour teams will be first on the practice docket today.
11:51
Drivers’ meeting will be held at 12:10 now with practice now starting at 12:30.
11:49
RJ Scott, Co-Owner of CRA, gets interviewed by the local FOX affiliate. (Speed51.com photo)
11:47
11:47
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11:47
Payton Ryan is making his Pro Late Model debut this weekend. Erik Jones is here as a fan this weekend.
11:47
Comment From qtrush

hope harrison burton has better luck then he did at the pete orr race

11:45
Two-time Snowball Derby winner Erik Jones talks to Payton Ryan. (Speed51.com photo)
11:44
Comment From Scorer27

What a beautiful day for Speedfest in south Georgia at The Melon! Thanks for being there 51, see you guys later on this weekend!

11:44
We now have 31st entries in both the ARCA/CRA and CRA/JEGS divisions: Kyle Grissom (#31 – Super) and Ryan Redmon (#66 – Pro) are both on the grounds.
11:42
Comment From Guest

GOOD LUCK THE #14 OF DAVEY COBLE.

11:39
11:39
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 Click here to visit site
11:37
Jeff Burton is trying to stay warm. (Speed51.com photo)
11:36
Terry Senneker Jr., Brandon Oakley, and David Ragan have rolled out of the hauler (Speed51.com photo)
11:35
David Ragan does an interview for local TV. (Speed51.com photo)
11:33
This is Kyle Grissom’s first visit to Watermelon Capital Speedway. He hasn’t seen the track until he pulled in this morning. His first impression, he thinks he can adapt quickly and hope he is fast.
11:31
11:31
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 Click here to visit site
11:30
Kyle Grissom’s car sits in the sun. (Speed51.com photo)
11:28
David Ragan’s car gets unloaded. (Speed51.com photo)
11:27
Now that all the haulers are in the infield, teams have begun to unload the haulers (Speed51.com photo)
11:25
Teams can start unloading their haulers. (Speed51.com photo)
11:24
The Racing Electronics Mobile Team Services van is at Speedfest 2014 this weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
11:23
Comment From Stiffler

go #51 Brandon Oakley and #20 Cole Rouse

11:18
We just ran into Butch Miller who also is bundled up today. We asked if this cold for him. All he said was, “It’s not going to rain, just need to look at the positive side.”
11:17
Richard and Perry Patino
11:17
Comment From Guest

who’s Justin South racing for this weekend?

11:16
Comment From Lenny

Go Hemric,Pollard,Oakley,and Ashburn

11:15
11:15
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11:08
We are less than an hour away from the start of practice.
11:08
A double white line as been added to the top of the track to separate the racing groove and the dirt. (Speed51.com photo)
11:05
A rising talent from the Legends ranks, looking to break through into the Pro Late Model spotlight.
11:05
Comment From SLewis

any background info on Zachary Dabbs? Dont recognize the name

10:59
10:59
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10:56
Townley will be racing more on the late model scene in 2014 than he did in 2013, but his primary focus will be running in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the same Wauters Motorsports team he drives for this weekend.
10:56
Comment From Brendan Doherty

is Townley concentrating on Late Model racing in 2014?

10:53
The infield is filling up. (Speed51.com photo)
10:53
Previous SpeedFest Winners – Super Late Model portion

2005 USA International Speedway Charlie Menard
2006 USA International Speedway Mike Fritts
2007 USA International Speedway Eddie Hoffman
2008 USA International Speedway Jeff Choquette
2009 Lanier National Speedway Kyle Busch
2010 Lanier National Speedway Kyle Busch
2011 Lanier National Speedway Chase Elliott
2012 Watermelon Capital Speedway Kyle Busch
2013 Watermelon Capital Speedway Jeff Choquette
10:49
Comment From Steve

That doesn’t look like Bubba’s signature Georgia hat…..starting off the new year with a different hat??

10:49
10:49
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10:43
Bubba Pollard drives his rig into the pits. (Speed51.com photo)
10:41
Entry List – Zaxby’s SpeedFest

JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour Pro Late Models

00 Terry Senneker Jr. Wayland, MI
2 Kyle McCallum Macon, GA
3 Jordan McCallum Lizella, GA
4 Kody Evans Camden, OH
7 Josh Adkins Cumming, GA
8 John Hunter Nemechek Mooresville, NC
12 Harrison Burton Huntersville, NC
12B Brandon Brilliant McDonough, GA
12F T.W. Fisher Goodlettsville, TN
14 Davey Coble Madison, TN
18 Hunter Robbins Montgomery, AL
20 Cole Rouse Fort Smith, AR
21 Waylon Jenkins Henderson, TN
23 Dalton Grindle Flowery Branch, GA
23D Zachary Dabbs Mooresville, NC
24 Amber Slagle Waterford, MI
24T Christopher Tullis Dacula, GA
26 Bubba Pollard Senoia, GA
29 Anderson Bowen Suwanee, GA
33 Jeff Cannon Kouts, IN
36 Jake Cole Kearney, MO
45 Dwayne Buggay Canton, GA
51 Justin South Leeds, AL
54 Payton Ryan Jonesville, LA
66 Korey Ruble Headland, AL
88 Garrett Jones West Palm Beach, FL
98 Justin Ashburn Goodlettsville, TN
99 J.J. Haley Winamac, IN
129 Spencer Davis Dawsonville, GA
129W Matthew Wragg Gainesville, GA
10:35
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10:35
10:35
Garrett Jones was a late addition to the JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour roster for this weekend. Jones planned to run the full UARA schedule this year but when the UARA announced Tuesday night it would not run in 2014, it sent the Jones team scrambling to
10:34
We ran into Korey Ruble who is going to be all about Pro Late Models in 2014. He will run the Viper Series at South Alabama and plans to run Five Flags as well.
10:29
More rigs coming in. (Speed51.com photo)
10:18
Entry List – Zaxby’s SpeedFest

ARCA/CRA Super Late Model portion

 

2 Brady Boswell Watkinsville, GA
2R Clay Rogers Troutman, NC
2W Donnie Wilson Oklahoma City, OK
5 Johnny Sauter Necedah, WI
5B Joe Boyd Riverview, FL
5T John Wes Townley Watkinsville, GA
5W Spencer Wauters Concord, NC
8 John Hunter Nemechek Mooresville, NC
12 Garrett Campbell Asheville, NC
18 Hunter Robbins Montgomery, AL
23 Dalton Grindle Flowery Branch, GA
26 Bubba Pollard Senoia, GA
29 Anderson Bowen Suwanee, GA
33 Jeff Cannon Kouts, IN
33J Brandon Jones Atlanta, GA
41 T.J. Reaid Acworth, GA
45 Dwayne Buggay Canton, GA
51 Brandon Oakley Beavercreek, OH
57 Austin Theriault Fort Kent, ME
58 John Coffman Live Oak, FL
71 Lee Tissot Arden, NC
74 Preston Peltier Concord, NC
77 David Ragan Unadilla, GA
79 Kyle Bryant Navarre, FL
83 Scotty Ellis Forsyth, GA
98 Russell Fleeman Dacula, GA
98H Daniel Hemric Kannapolis, NC
99 Casey Smith Austin, TX
129 Spencer Davis Dawsonville, GA
10:16
10:16
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10:10
As this is an optional practice session today, there will be no tech today and teams will have six hours of practice beginning at noon ET.

Friday, January 24
(Optional / No Tech)
10:00 Pits Open
12:00 Track Open for Practice
6:00 Practice Ends
6:30 Track Closes

10:09
CRA presented by JEGS race director Glenn Luckett has asked teams to not unload equipment until all the haulers are parked. Over 50 haulers are expected to file into the infield here in the next few minutes.
10:08
Big and small haulers are now finding their spots for the weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
10:06
The No. 5 Zaxby’s hauler of John Wes Townley was the first to enter the track just a few moments ago.
10:03
Welcome to Speed51.com’s live Trackside Now coverage presented by Draco Springs. We have all the action for you this weekend from Zaxby’s Speedfest 2014 here at Watermelon Capital Speedway (GA).
10:03
Rig parking has begun in the infield. (Speed51.com photo)
10:00
10:00
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9:55
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Trackside Now – SpeedFest Friday – Watermelon Capital Speedway (GA) – 1/24/14