11:45
Thank you for joining Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by LFR Chassis of the Mountain Dew Kick Start 125 at Five Flags Speedway. Congratulations to Bubba Pollard on his first Southern Super Series win of the season and his eighth Buddy’s Home Furnishing’s Blizzard Series victory, tying Augie Grill for the most wins in the series 14-year history. The full story is posted on www.southernsuperseries.com.

We will be back tomorrow from Mobile International Speedway (AL) for the second leg of the Gulf Coast double-header, the Miller Lite Series Mobile Lumber and Millwork 125. Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by Schoenfeld Headers will begin at 2:00 pm CT.

Goodnight!

11:45
Bomber Division UNOFFICIAL Results

1. Hunter Ward
2. Robert Balkum
3. Michael Nelson
4. Jerry Goff, Jr.
5. Tommy Lowery
6. Brandin Sidner
7. Courtney Rodrigues
8. Jarrett Beal
9. Preston Prevatte
10. Ryan Worsham
11. John Merritt
12. Kerner Kafka
13. Timothy Wilmot

11:37
CHECKERED: Hunter Ward wins the Bomber division feature.
11:35
Five laps to go for Jerry Goff, Jr. leading the Bombers.
11:24
Sportsman tech is clear, results are official.
11:23
Southern Super Series tech is clear.  Results are official.  
11:15
YELLOW: The caution is out on lap four of the Bomber division feature for trouble on the backstretch.  
11:08
11:08
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will make their second trip to Lebanon, Missouri’s I-44 Speedway on Saturday, May 17th for the Master of the Pro’s 144. This is quickly coming one of the premiere Pro Late Model events in the heartland as the best of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will compete in a 144-lap event that will pay $8,000 to win along with the winner receiving the prestigious green jacket. Click here for more information.
11:08
The Bomber division 20-lap feature is now on track.  
11:07
Sportsman UNOFFICIAL Results:

1. Brandon Fowler
2. Steve Buttrick
3. Randy Thompson
4. Jimmy Goodwin
5. Johnny Greene, Jr.
6. Bo Resmondo
7. Jim Pokrant
8. Shawn Laws
9. Gary Goodwin
10. Thomas Faddis
11. Billy Hoover
12. Shanna Ard
13. Al Perez
14. Paul Mathis

11:05
Brandon Fowler celebrates with a full crew in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:01
CHECKERED FLAG: Brandon Fowler wins the Sportsman feature over Steve Buttrick and Randy Thompson.
11:01
WHITE FLAG: One more lap for Fowler and Buttrick to settle it.
11:01
Two laps to go for Brandon Fowler now leading Steve Buttrick.
10:59
Current Running Order – Lap 17:

1. Brandon Fowler
2. Randy Thompson
3. Steve Buttrick
4. Johnny Greene, Jr.
5. Jimmy Goodwin

10:48
Brandon Fowler currently leads the Sportsman division 25-lap feature at lap five.
10:37
10:37
Southern Super Series UNOFFICIAL Results:

 

Pos. No. Driver Lap
1 26 Bubba Pollard 125
2 8 John Hunter Nemechek 125
3 2 Donnie Wilson 125
4 112 Augie Grill 125
5 29 Anderson Bowen 125
6 1 Mike Garvey 125
7 51 Stephen Nasse 125
8 99 Casey Smith 125
9 11 David Rogers 125
10 14 Chris Davidson 125
11 18 Hunter Robbins 125
12 98 Daniel Hemric 125
13 43 Justin South 125
14 31 Kyle Grissom 125
15 79 Kyle Bryant 125
16 68 Landon Cling 125
17 47 Allen Karnes 125
18 5W Spencer Wauters 125
19 1Y Keith Cahela 124
20 33 Daniel Webster 120
21 21 Johanna Long 113
22 7 Casey Roderick 84
23 05 Nathan Davis 80
24 22 Jeremy Pate 75
25 30 Chase Spradlin 73
26 59 Jake Perkins 30
27 5G Will Gallaher 4
10:33
The 25-lap Sportsman feature is now on track.
10:27
Pollard celebrates his first SSS win of 2014. (Speed51.com photo)
10:21
CHECKERED FLAG: Bubba Pollard wins the Mountain Dew Kick Start 125 at Five Flags Speedway over John Hunter Nemechek, Donnie Wilson, Augie Grill and Anderson Bowen.
10:21
Heavy damage all around for Johanna Long. When asked for her tale on the incident, Long stated “We were back there racing for fifteenth. I don’t know why Kyle (Bryant) just decided to wreck me.”
10:20
WHITE FLAG: Pollard continues to lead Nemechek.
10:20
10:20
Lap 122: Pollard leads Nemechek, Wilson, Grill, Bowen and Garvey.
10:19
Lap 120: Five laps to go for Pollard and Nemechek to settle it.
10:19
Lap 119: Davidson pulls away clear, Robbins now under Hemric for 11th.
10:19
Lap 118: Davidson looks under Rogers for position but gets sideways lose and can’t make the move. Davidson nearly collects Robbins, Hemric and South.
10:18
Lap 117: Rogers washes up in turn four and loses several spots deep in the pack.
10:18
Lap 116: Nemechek still in Pollard’s wake. Wilson is five car lengths back with a mirror full of Grill.
10:18
Lap 115: They go three-wide down the backstretch deep in the pack.
10:18
Lap 113: Nemechek and Wilson side by side for second before Nemechek takes the spot and closes in on Pollard.
10:17
Pro Late Models will make their first appearance of the 2014 season at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, GA with a 100-lap feature event. The Outlaw Late Models and Trucks will also be in action. Click here for more information.
10:17
10:17
GREEN: Nemechek spins the tires and Pollard leads at the line.
10:17
Pollard chooses the outside for the restart.
10:16
We are one lap from the drop of the green flag.
10:16
Current Top-20 Running Order:

1. Bubba Pollard
2. John Hunter Nemechek
3. Donnie Wilson
4. Anderson Bowen
5. Mike Garvey
6. Augie Grill
7. Stephen Nasse
8. David Rogers
9. Chris Davidson
10. Daniel Webster
11. Casey Smith
12. Daniel Hemric
13. Justin South
14. Kyle Grissom
15. Hunter Robbins
16. Kyle Bryant
17. Allen Karnes
18. Landon Cling
19. Spencer Wauters
20. Keith Cahela

10:14
The No. 21 is cleared from the track and we will be back underway shortly.
10:08
The caution flew just as leaders Pollard and Nemechek were preparing to take on a heavy group of lapped traffic.
10:07
10:07
YELLOW FLAG: Caution flag is out for Long hard into the inside frontstretch wall.
10:06
Lap 113: Grissom takes 14th on the inside with Robbins in tow. Long falls to 16th.
10:06
Lap 112: Long and Grissom now side by side for 14th with Robbins right on their bumpers.
10:05
Lap 110: Long gets loose under South and falls back in line 14th just ahead of Grissom.
10:05
Lap 108: Long looks under South for 13th at the line.
10:04
Lap 105: Pollard and Nemechek show the way with 20 laps to go.
10:04
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10:04
Lap 103: Cahela doesn’t give the leaders an inch off turn two and Nemechek finds the bumper of Pollard in a hurry.
10:03
Lap 101: Pollard and Nemechek close in on the lapped car of Cahela.
10:02
Lap 100: 25 laps remain in the Mountain Dew Kick Start 125.
10:02
Lap 99: Robbins back up to 16th after pitting for rear end issues just a few laps ago.
10:02
Lap 96: Pollard leads Nemechek, Wilson, Bowen, Garvey, Grill, Nasse, Rogers, Davidson and Casey Smith.
10:00
Lap 92: Nemechek still right in Pollard’s wake as they work around Five Flags Speedway. They have pulled out to a five car length lead on Wilson in third.
10:00
Lap 90: With 35 laps to go Pollard and Nemechek are nose-to-tail in the top-two spots.
9:59
9:59
Lap 88: Pollard leads Nemechek, Wilson, Bowen, Garvey, Grill and Nasse.
9:59
Lap 87: Nemechek closes back in on Pollard and rides directly on his rear bumper now.
9:58
Lap 86: Wilson and Bowen side by side for third.
9:58
Lap 85: Pollard leads by three car lengths as they come back across the line.
9:58
GREEN FLAG: Pollard leads off turn two.
9:57
Nemechek chooses the inside for the restart.
9:57
One lap to go at the line.
9:56
9:56
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
9:56
Officials are working to clean the low line in turn one.
9:55
Roderick makes a second trip down pit road after being parked by officials.
9:54
Robbins rolls back off pit road after rear end repairs.
9:49
The crew is hard at work under the rear of Robbins car. (Speed51.com photo)
9:47
Karnes will be the free pass under this caution.
9:46
Hemric’s crew reports that nothing was wrong with his car, he simply requested some minor adjustments.
9:44
Robbins is reporting to his crew that the rearend broke on the 18 car.
9:44
Grissom also pits.
9:44
Bryant and Hemric pit under this caution.
9:43
Robbins will require a tow to make it back to the pits.
9:43
9:42
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9:42
YELLOW FLAG: Robbins slows to a stop in turn two with a flat tire.
9:42
Lap 83: Nemechek stretches to a two car length lead off turn two and down the backstretch.
9:42
Lap 82: Pollard is trying every line he can to get around Nemechek all with Wilson right on his bumper in third.
9:41
Lap 80: Nemechek leads Pollard and Wilson.
9:41
NEW LEADER: John Hunter Nemechek
9:41
Lap 78: Bowen gave Pollard a shove in turn four, Pollard came off turn turn sideways and they both washed up the track. Nemechek seized the opportunity and made it three-wide to take the top spot.
9:40
Lap 77: Bowen under Pollard for the lead down the backstretch.
9:40
9:40
Lap 76: Nemechek pulls ahead with third on the inside and now Robbins and Wilson are side by side for fourth.
9:40
GREEN: Pollard leads at the line again this time and its Nemechek and Wilson side by side for third.
9:39
One lap to green this time by.
9:38
Bryant is the free pass car under this caution.
9:38
Scoring officials have confirmed the lineup and we will be back underway momentarily.
9:37
Augie Grill, who started backing up prior to the caution had told his crew the car all of a sudden became very loose.
9:36
Most teams have made their way back off pit road and are re-aligning on track.
9:33
The report from the pits is that the Pro Truck division results are official.  
9:33
9:33
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9:32
LAP 75 RUNNING ORDER:

 

Pos. No. Driver Lap
1 26 Bubba Pollard 75
2 29 Anderson Bowen 75
3 8 John Hunter Nemechek 75
4 2 Donnie Wilson 75
5 1 Mike Garvey 75
6 18 Hunter Robbins 75
7 98 Daniel Hemric 75
8 51 Stephen Nasse 75
9 11 David Rogers 75
10 112 Augie Grill 75
11 22 Jeremy Pate 75
12 99 Casey Smith 75
13 14 Chris Davidson 75
14 31 Kyle Grissom 75
15 33 Daniel Webster 75
16 7 Casey Roderick 75
17 43 Justin South 75
18 21 Johanna Long 75
19 5W Spencer Wauters 75
20 68 Landon Cling 75
21 79 Kyle Bryant 74
22 47 Allen Karnes 74
23 05 Nathan Davis 74
24 1Y Keith Cahela 74
25 30 Chase Spradlin 73
26 59 Jake Perkins 21
27 5G Will Gallaher 4
9:32
Augie Grill’s team will swap front and rear tires on the left side and put new tires on the right side. (Speed51.com photo)
9:31
Right side tires and fuel for Nemechek. (Speed51.com photo)
9:31
All teams have come to pit road and the pace car begins the five-lap time limit.
9:27
YELLOW FLAG: The competition caution waves. Teams will now be able to pit for two tires and minor adjustments.
9:27
Lap 74: One lap from the competition caution.
9:26
9:26
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9:26
Lap 73: Spradlin off the pace down the frontstretch.
9:26
Lap 72: Grill has fallen all the way back to eighth now.
9:26
Lap 71: Wilson now wants third from Nemechek as the work through heavy lapped traffic.
9:26
Lap 69: Grill goes extremely high in turn two and Wilson takes fourth. Grill looses a lot of ground and falls back to sixth.
9:25
Lap 68: Nemechek is merely inches ahead of the side-by-side battle for fourth.
9:24
Lap 67: Grill battles back on the outside and they’re door-to-door again.
9:24
Lap 66: Wilson pulls ahead and clears Grill for the spot down the backstretch.
9:24
The report from Jake Perkins is carburetor issues have sidelined the Ocala, Florida driver early as the throttle began to stick on his car. Perkins hopes to make repairs and be in the lineup tomorrow night at Mobile.
9:24
The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
9:24
9:24
Lap 65: Wilson looks low on Grill down the backstretch and pulls even off turn four looking for fourth.
9:24
Lap 63: Bubba Pollard takes the DubZ Thermal Products halfway leader award.
9:23
Lap 61: As Grill has somewhat relaxed his assault on Nemechek, Wilson has closed in on Grill for fourth.
9:22
Lap 59: As they work around the lapped machine of Davis, Wilson takes fifth from Robbins.
9:22
Lap 57: Pollard continues to lead Bowen, Nemechek, Grill, Robbins, Wilson, Garvey, Nasse, Hemric and Rogers as we approach halfway.
9:21
Lap 54: Pollard and Bowen now hold almost a half-straightaway lead on Nemechek and Grill.
9:20
Lap 53: Pollard puts Davis down a lap.
9:20
Lap 52: The field has settled down a bit for now and spread around the track single-filed.
9:19
Lap 50: 25 laps to go until the lap-75 break.
9:19
9:19
It’s the same great event but with a new date in 2014. The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on July 18-19 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. See the best Super Late Model drivers battle it out on the tricky famous oval. Click here for more information.
9:19
Lap 46: Bowen clears Spradlin with ease. Nemechek and Grill now dive low to move by.
9:18
Lap 45: Pollard dives low off turn two and puts Spradlin down a lap.
9:18
Lap 44: Pollard continues to lead Bowen, Nemechek, Grill, Robbins, Wilson, Garvey, Nasse, Hemric and Rogers.
9:17
Lap 42: Grill continues his assault of Nemechek staying directly on his rear bumper pressuring for the third spot.
9:16
Lap 40: Pollard is about a half-straightaway back from the last few cars at the tail of the field.
9:16
Lap 36: Pate looks under Smith for 11th off turn four this lap but can’t make it stick on the bottom and falls back in line.
9:15
Lap 34: Nemechek, Grill, Robbins and Wilson are practically nose-to-tail in positions three through six.
9:15
Lap 32: Grill is all but pushing Nemechek through the turns and almost turns him sideways off turn four this lap.
9:14
Lap 30: Pollard leads Bowen by about two car lengths. It’s another seven car lengths back to Nemechek in third who has Grill tearing up his rear bumper pressuring for the spot.
9:13
9:13
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
9:13
Lap 28: Hemric takes ninth and Smith falls to 11th behind Rogers.
9:13
Lap 26: Hemric and Smith are side-by-side for ninth off turn four.
9:12
Lap 24: Bowen and Nemechek make another lap door-to-door before Bowen pulls ahead.
9:12
Lap 23: Nemechek has a nose under Bowen for the spot into turn one. They come off turn four still side by side for the runner-up spot.
9:11
Lap 22: Nemechek now trying Bowen for second.
9:11
Lap 21: Nemechek takes third from Grill on the outside on the restart.
9:11
Perkins crew goes under the hood. (Speed51.com photo)
9:11
GREEN: Pollard clear with the lead at the line again this time.
9:10
Pollard takes the outside on this restart as well.
9:10
Checking the right front of Longs car. (Speed51.com photo)
9:10
One lap to go at the line.
9:10
We are working lap 21.
9:10
Wauters hits the pits and now rejoins the field.
9:09
All cars are currently on the lead lap so there is no free pass.
9:08
Cling comes back to pit road under this yellow as well.
9:08
Long and Spradlin now both hit pit road.
9:07
Karnes, Perkins and Cahela all come to pit road under this caution.
9:06
Wilson pulls away and Long follows.
9:05
YELLOW FLAG: Long and Wilson spin on the frontstretch.
9:05
Lap 20: Pollard continues to lead Bowen, Grill, Nemechek, Nasse, Robbins, Long, Wilson and Garvey.
9:05
9:05
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9:05
Lap 19: The top-three continue nose-to-tail at the front of the field.
9:04
Lap 17: Wilson now on the back door of Johanna Long looking for seventh this lap.
9:04
Lap 16: Gallaher is officially out of the event.
9:03
Lap 14: The top-three have stepped out to a four car-length lead over the battle between Nemechek and Nasse.
9:03
Lap 13: Nasse back around Robbins for fifth and now closes in on Nemechek for fourth.
9:03
Lap 12: Grill under Bowen for second in turns one and two but Bowen battles back on the outside off turn two to take second back.
9:02
Lap 11: Grill closes in on Bowen in second now. The top-three couldn’t be much closer in line.
9:02
Lap 9: Bowen looks low on Pollard for the lead down the back but Pollard closes the door into turn three.
9:01
Lap 8: Robbins around Nasse for fifth.
9:01
Lap 7: Grill looks low on Nemechek into turn one and gives him the door to take the third spot back.
9:01
Lap 5: Nemechek takes third from Grill on the outside down the backstretch.
9:00
Lap 4: Pollard leads Bowen and then its Grill and Nemechek side by side for third right in their wake.
9:00
GREEN: Pollard takes the outside on the restart and is clear with the lead before the start-finish line.
9:00
Cling also came to pit road and will now rejoin the field.
8:59
One lap to green.
8:58
Current Top-10:

1. Bubba Pollard
2. Anderson Bowen
3. Augie Grill
4. John Hunter Nemechek
5. Stephen Nasse
6. Hunter Robbins
7. Mike Garvey
8. Johanna Long
9. Donnie Wilson
10. Jeremy Pate

8:57
Gallaher also made contact with Cling after the caution.
8:57
Gallaher also involved has heavy left front damage and comes to pit road for repairs.
8:56
YELLOW FLAG: Spradlin spun in turn two and Wauters was collected in turns one and two.
8:56
Lap 5: Pollard, Bowen and Grill are nose-to-tail in the top three spots.
8:55
Lap 4: Bowen is all over the rear bumper of Pollard for the top spot.
8:55
Lap 3: Nasse looks under Nemechek for fourth but Nemechek closes the door off turn four.
8:55
Lap 2: Pollard leads Bowen and Grill. Nemechek is up to fourth after starting sixth.
8:54
GREEN FLAG: Pollard clears the field and leads the way into turn one.
8:53
One lap to green.
8:50
We are rolling under the initial pace laps.
8:48
Driver introductions are complete and engines have fired.
8:43
Fellow Pensacola driver Mike Garvey will start alongside Long in row four. (Speed51.com photo)
8:43
8:43
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8:43
Johanna Long is introduced to the fans. (Speed51.com photo)
8:36
Bubba Pollard receives his Fast Qualifier bonus check. (Speed51.com photo)
8:29
Comment From Kevin Brogan

Wv Fans on Board!! GO RODERICK #7 !!!!!!!!!

8:29
Comment From Steve in Florida

Time for Bubba Pollard to Do the Dew

8:28
8:28
The Southern Super Series Mountain Dew Kick Start 125 is up next.  
8:26
Jay Jay Day celebrates after winning the Pro-Trucks feature. (Speed51.com photo)
8:24
Comment From Guest

Augie will get it done tonight

8:23
Pro Truck Division UNOFFICIAL Results

1. Jay Jay Day
2. Rick Pollaro
3. Okie Mason
4. Taras Hodivsky, Jr.
5. Greg Leachman

8:23
Jay Jay Day wins the Pro Truck division feature.
8:22
Three laps to go for Jay Jay Day leading the field.
8:22
8:22
One of the biggest early-season Outlaw Super Late Model events in the country takes place on May 24…it’s the Joy Fair Memorial presented by Diamond Pistons at Flat Rock Speedway. Be there when some of the baddest and fastest racecars on the planet battle in a historic event at the Flat Rock bullring. Click here for more information.
8:22
Comment From The Luis family

Cheering Casey Roderick on from Michigan! #7

8:22
Comment From Lenny

Go Roderick,Garvey,Nasse,Hemric,and Pollard

8:22
Comment From Guest

Rooting for 112 he will get it done tonight

8:22
Comment From Guest

Hold it down Daniel! #33

8:21
Day continues to lead at lap 15.

1. Jay Jay Day
2. Rick Pollaro
3. Okie Mason
4. Taras Hodivsky, Jr.
5. Greg Leachman

8:16
Jay Jay Day leads Rick Pollaro and Okie Mason at lap three.
8:15
The Pro Truck 25-lap feature is underway.
8:14
The Eglin Air Force Base Trio provides tonight’s National Anthem. (Speed51.com photo)
8:12
Comment From Guest

Good luck to Anderson Bowen!

8:12
Comment From Ashlee Roderick

Go Casey Roderick!!!! #7

8:08
8:08
It is the number one Outlaw Super Late Model event in the nation! The Kalamazoo Klash XXII will take place on Wednesday, August 13 at the Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, MI. Last year, Terry Senneker won the Klash and picked up the $10,000 check. It was the second year in a row, and third Klash win overall in his career. Tyler Roahrig, Phil Bozell and many more will try to take over Senneker’s place on top of the podium in 2014. Click here to make your plans now for this year’s event!
8:08
Comment From Mom and Sarah

Good luck to Jake Perkins #59!!! We’re cheering you on!!!

8:08
Comment From Edward

Good luck David Rogers!!

8:08
Comment From Kathi

GO CASEY!!! #7

8:08
Comment From AZ Mom

AZ family and friend pulling for Landon Cling!

8:06
Comment From [email protected]

good luck #11 david rogers

8:06
Comment From Guest

Rooting for Daniel Hemric!!! Head Up-Fin Down!!

8:05
Comment From Guest

Rooting for Johanna Long!

8:04
The Parade of Aid is now underway.  
7:57
Comment From [email protected], Tn.

Nice job fellas of the coverage @ 5 flags and anderson..got split screens up of both going on at the same time. Impressive…Thanks!

7:57
Comment From Lenny

congrats to Pollard,for setting best time

7:57
Comment From Jake Wright Motorsports

pulling for Chris Davidson!!

7:57
7:57
Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval returns to Friday nights in 2014. Three of their nights will include their Super Late Model Triple Crown Series. Round one will take place on Friday, May 30. Round two on Friday, July 11 and round three on Friday, August 8. Click here for more information.
7:57
Comment From Steve in Florida

Great job Bubba….keep it up.

7:57
Comment From [email protected], Tn.

Really gonna be a good race 2night @ 5 Flags…really good car count and dont think we have no super dominant car there tonight.

7:57
Comment From Guest

Good luck Daniel Webster!

7:55
As we await pre-race ceremonies, check out our other Trackside Now coverage live from Richmond, Virginia and Anderson, Indiana.
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7:54
7:54
Marshfield Motor Speedway is located right in the middle of Wisconsin. The half-mile oval features a weekly Saturday night program including their popular Yellow River Racing Series. The first event will start on May 24.Click here for more information.
7:41
Pollard will win $500 pole award put up by the engine builders of the Southern Super Series: Hamner Racing Engines, Robbie White Racing Engines, Progressive Racing Engines, McGunegill Engine Performance and Ford Racing.
7:38
Between the Pro and Super Late Model divisions, Bubba Pollard has won all the late model pole awards on the Gulf Coast between Five Flags Speedway (FL) and Mobile International Speedway (AL). This is Pollard’s 10th career Southern Super Series pole award.
7:37
The cars will remain impounded until race time. (Speed51.com photo)
7:37
Pollard gives a wave to the crowd as they cheer him on after setting fast time. (Speed51.com photo)
7:37
Southern Super Series UNOFFICIAL Qualifying Results

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 26 Bubba Pollard 16.222
2 29 Anderson Bowen 16.280
3 51 Stephen Nasse 16.332
4 112 Augie Grill 16.400
5 18 Hunter Robbins 16.432
6 8 John Hunter Nemechek 16.437
7 1 Mike Garvey 16.465
8 21 Johanna Long 16.470
9 22 Jeremy Pate 16.485
10 7 Casey Roderick 16.488
11 2W Donnie Wilson 16.516
12 98 Daniel Hemric 16.560
13 99 Casey Smith 16.569
14 47 Allen Karnes 16.581
15 11 David Rogers 16.592
16 14 Chris Davidson 16.603
17 59 Jake Perkins 16.608
18 33 Daniel Webster 16.620
19 79 Kyle Bryant 16.629
20 43 Justin South 16.642
21 68 Landon Cling 16.650
22 31 Kyle Grissom 16.670
23 5W Spencer Wauters 16.726
24 05 Nathan Davis 16.827
25 5G Will Gallaher 16.845
26 30 Chase Spradlin 16.970
27 1Y Keith Cahela 17.134

 

7:36
7:36
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7:35
79 – Kyle Bryant
Lap 1: 16.629
Lap 2: 16.665
Best Lap: 16.629
7:33
26 – Bubba Pollard
Lap 1: 16.253
Lap 2: 16.222
Best Lap: 16.222
7:32
Qualifying will be the first time the Bubba Pollard car will see the track with a fresh set of Hoosier Tires. Pollard has practiced all afternoon on old tires. (Speed51.com photo)
7:32
1Y – Keith Cahela
Lap 1: 17.323
Lap 2: 17.134
Best Lap: 17.134
7:31
7:31
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
7:30
7 – Casey Roderick
Lap 1: 16.555
Lap 2: 16.488
Best Lap: 16.488
7:29
47 – Allen Karnes
Lap 1: 16.787
Lap 2: 16.581
Best Lap: 16.581
7:29
Allen Karnes. (Speed51.com photo)
7:28
68 – Landon Cling
Lap 1: 16.650
Lap 2: 16.795
Best Lap: 16.650
7:27
Casey Roderick is among the final handful of cars to qualify. (Speed51.com photo)
7:26
22 – Jeremy Pate
Lap 1: 16.659
Lap 2: 16.485
Best Lap: 16.485
7:25
Jeremy Pate just prior to rolling off. (Speed51.com photo)
7:25
5G – Will Gallher
Lap 1: 17.173
Lap 2: 16.845
Best Lap: 16.845
7:25
Donnie Wilson is ready. (Speed51.com photo)
7:24
7:24
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
7:24
2 – Donnie Wilson
Lap 1: 16.516
Lap 2: 16.567
Best Lap: 16.516
7:22
31 – Kyle Grissom
Lap 1: 16.751
Lap 2: 16.670
Best Lap: 16.670
7:21
112 – Augie Grill
Lap 1: 16.503
Lap 2: 16.400
Best Lap: 16.400
7:20
29 – Anderson Bowen
Lap 1: 16.323
Lap 2: 16.280
Best Lap: 16.280
7:18
5W – Spencer Wauters
Lap 1: 16.997
Lap 2: 16.726
Best Lap: 16.726
7:17
Augie Grill is ready with full graphics and all. (Speed51.com photo)
7:17
14 – Chris Davidson
Lap 1: 16.603
Lap 2: 16.625
Best Lap: 16.603
7:16
7:16
51 – Stephen Nasse
Lap 1: 16.428
Lap 2: 16.332
Best Lap: 16.332
7:15
Nasse focussing before his run. (Speed51.com photo)
7:14
98 – Daniel Hemric
Lap 1: 16.560
Best Lap: 16.560
7:14
Hemric is up next and will only get one lap.
7:14
That will put Nemechek second currently.
7:13
8 – John Hunter Nemechek
Lap 1: 16.478
Lap 2: 16.437
Best Lap: 16.437
7:12
43 – Justin South
Lap 1: 16.642
Lap 2: 16.652
Best Lap: 16.642
7:11
Last minute air pressure check for John Hunter Nemechek as the sun sets behind turn three. (Speed51.com photo)
7:11
30 – Chase Spradlin
Lap 1: 16.970
Lap 2: 16.997
Best Lap: 16.970
7:09
59 – Jake Perkins
Lap 1: 16.707
Lap 2: 16.608
Best Lap: 16.608
7:08
Smith doves in to turn one. (Speed51.com photo)
7:08
99 – Casey Smith
Lap 1: 16.576
Lap 2: 16.569
Best Lap: 16.569
7:07
11 – David Rogers
Lap 1: 16.668
Lap 2: 16.592
Best Lap: 16.592
7:06
David Rogers pulls on to the track for his qualifying effort. (Speed51.com photo)
7:05
33 – Daniel Webster
Lap 1: 16.620
Lap 2: 16.625
Best Lap: 16.620
7:05
Daniel Webster is ready to roll. (Speed51.com photo)
7:04
That will put Robbins on the provisional pole.
7:04
18 – Hunter Robbins
Lap 1: 16.560
Lap 2: 16.432
Best Lap: 16.432
7:03
7:03
The ARCA CRA Super Series first solo points event of 2014 will take place on Saturday, April 26th at Anderson Speedway in Anderson, Indiana. The high-banked quarter-mile oval will provide great side-by-side, fender rubbing action as the best in the ARCA/CRA Super Series will battle for 125 laps. The Four-Wheel Drives and Thunder Roadsters will also be in action. Click here for more information.
7:03
Long in the Carlson car. (Speed51.com photo)
7:03
21 – Johanna Long
Lap 1: 16.570
Lap 2: 16.470
Best Lap: 16.470
7:02
Garvey hits the track. (Speed51.com photo)
7:01
1 – Mike Garvey
Lap 1: 16.465
Lap 2: 16.556
Best Lap: 16.465
7:00
05 – Nathan Davis
Lap 1: 17.060
Lap 2: 16.827
Best Lap: 16.827
6:59
Southern Super Series qualifying is underway.
6:56
6:56
Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI will open up their 2014 season on Saturday, April 26th with the third annual Icebreaker. The Outlaw Late Models will highlight the full racing program. Adult admission is only $5 for ages 8 and up. Kids 7 and under are free.Click here for more information.
6:55
Hemric will only get one qualifying lap due to being late for tech.
6:55
The Davis and Garvey cars sit poised just minutes from qualifying. (Speed51.com photo)
6:46
We are working to determine what the issue may be on Hemric’s car. The crew continues to turn wrenches on it while they await the start of qualifying. (Speed51.com photo)
6:44
6:44
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
6:40
Southern Super Series Qualifying Order:

 

No. Driver
1 05 Nathan Davis
2 1 Mike Garvey
3 21 Johanna Long
4 18 Hunter Robbins
5 33 Daniel Webster
6 11 David Rogers
7 99 Casey Smith
8 59 Jake Perkins
9 30 Chase Spradlin
10 43 Justin South
11 8 John Hunter Nemechek
12 98 Daniel Hemric
13 51 Stephen Nasse
14 14 Chris Davidson
15 5W Spencer Wauters
16 29 Anderson Bowen
17 112 Augie Grill
18 31 Kyle Grissom
19 2W Donnie Wilson
20 5G Will Gallaher
21 22 Jeremy Pate
22 68 Landon Cling
23 47 Allen Karnes
24 7 Casey Roderick
25 1Y Keith Cahela
26 26 Bubba Pollard
27 79 Kyle Bryant

 

6:39
Pro Truck Qualifying is complete.  
6:32
6:32
The first Southern Super Series Gulf Coast weekend will take place on Friday, April 25 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida and Saturday, April 26 at Mobile International Speedway in Mobile, Alabama. Here is a great opportunity to see the stars of the Southern Super Series compete at two competitive tracks within a 24-hour period, and only an hour away from each other. Click here for more information.
6:30
Pro Truck qualifying will roll off in just a few moments.  
6:25
As we await Southern Super Series qualifying coming up at 7:00 pm CT, check out our other Trackside Now coverage live from Richmond, Virginia and Anderson, Indiana.
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Blue Ox 100:
http://hometracks.nascar.co…
ARCA/CRA Super Series Anderson Properties 125 Practice:
http://www.speed51.com/2014…
6:21
The Hemric machine is now rolling to tech.  
6:19
Daniel Hemric’s No. 98 car is the last car left on pit road yet to go through pre-qualifying tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:00
6:00
Pro Late Models will make their first appearance of the 2014 season at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, GA with a 100-lap feature event. The Outlaw Late Models and Trucks will also be in action. Click here for more information.
5:15
We will be taking this opportunity to take a quick dinner break and check in with teams in the pits.
5:15
In the meantime teams will be making their way through pre-qualifying tech. Long and Robbins will be the first through the line. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:11
Qualifying is up next at 7:00 pm CT. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:08
5:01
Southern Super Series Practice #2

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Time
1 99 Casey Smith 16.778
2 51 Stephen Nasse 16.790
3 112 Augie Grill 16.798
4 29 Anderson Bowen 16.806
5 11 David Rogers 16.829
6 21 Johanna Long 16.830
7 98 Daniel Hemric 16.842
8 68 Landon Cling 16.847
9 7 Casey Roderick 16.850
10 5W Spencer Wauters 16.861
11 59 Jake Perkins 16.919
12 26 Bubba Pollard 16.958
13 18 Hunter Robbins 16.987
14 2 Donnie Wilson 17.028
15 43 Justin South 17.058
16 1 Mike Garvey 17.061
17 14 Chris Davidson 17.080
18 33 Daniel Webster 17.097
19 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.103
20 31 Kyle Grissom 17.142
21 47 Allen Karnes 17.145
22 5G Will Gallaher 17.159
23 30 Chase Spradlin 17.286
24 1Y Keith Cahela 17.443

 

5:00
Several teams that took advantage of last night’s practice have reported the track conditions to be very slick with the afternoon sun, compared to last night. All are predicting that by race time the track will tighten up considerably.
4:57
Webster, Wilson, Cahela and Spradlin are among the final round of cars on track.
4:56
A little over five minutes remain in this final round of Southern Super Series practice.
4:52
4:52
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4:50
This is a new Hamke chassis for Hemric.
4:50
Comment From MOOSE PRAYTOR 2

when did hemric change his color to white?

4:43
Daniel Webster, fifth in first practice, ran on new tires the entire session and said he is pleased with his car. No major changes are expected.
4:43
Bubba Pollard told 51 that he will not be putting any new tires on his car until qualifying.
4:35
We are taking another quick break to clear the gates and allow a few local cars to make their way into the pits.
4:34
Stephen Nasse ran the first session on 125-lap, old tires. The crew has just bolted on a set of sticker tires before he heads out for another run.
4:25
4:25
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
4:25
Johanna Long will be in the Carlson family No. 21 tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:25
Daniel Hemric looks on as work continues on his car. (Speed51.com photo)
4:24
We are taking another short break to clear the gates.
4:23
Southern Super Series Practice #1

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Time
1 29 Anderson Bowen 16.523
2 18 Hunter Robbins 16.902
3 2 Donnie Wilson 16.930
4 1 Mike Garvey 16.942
5 33 Daniel Webster 16.968
6 31 Kyle Grissom 17.007
7 112 Augie Grill 17.045
8 26 Bubba Pollard 17.060
9 14 Chris Davidson 17.075
10 8 John Hunter Nemechek 17.092
11 68 Landon Cling 17.094
12 99 Casey Smith 17.105
13 11 David Rogers 17.126
14 43 Justin South 17.135
15 5W Spencer Wauters 17.170
16 47 Allen Karnes 17.175
17 30 Chase Spradlin 17.200
18 5G Will Gallaher 17.220
19 59 Jake Perkins 17.227
20 22 Jeremy Pate 17.228
21 98 Daniel Hemric 17.233
22 1Y Keith Cahela 17.302
23 79 Kyle Bryant 17.389
24 51 Stephen Nasse 17.405
25 21 Johanna Long 17.445
26 05 Nathan Davis 17.587

 

4:23
4:23
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will make their second trip to Lebanon, Missouri’s I-44 Speedway on Saturday, May 17th for the Master of the Pro’s 144. This is quickly coming one of the premiere Pro Late Model events in the heartland as the best of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will compete in a 144-lap event that will pay $8,000 to win along with the winner receiving the prestigious green jacket. Click here for more information.
4:23
The second round of Super Late Model practice is underway.
4:21
Hunter Robbins will lead the next group off of pit road. (Speed51.com photo)
4:17
That will conclude first practice and we will post the times as soon as they become available.
4:09
Kyle Grissom talks things over during a quick break in the action. (Speed51.com photo)
4:07
4:07
The Flip Merwin Memorial is the first of three memorial events on the 2014 State Park Speedway schedule. The Wimmer family owned track, located west of Wausau, WI, will remember a close friend, pit crew member, and celebrated snowmobile racer with this annual event. Click here for more information.
4:07
Cars on the Grounds:

 

No. Driver
1 1 Mike Garvey
2 1Y Keith Cahela
3 2 Donnie Wilson
4 05 Nathan Davis
5 7 Casey Roderick
6 8 John Hunter Nemechek
7 11 David Rogers
8 14 Chris Davidson
9 18 Hunter Robbins
10 21 Johanna Long
11 22 Jeremy Pate
12 26 Bubba Pollard
13 29 Anderson Bowen
14 30 Chase Spradlin
15 31 Kyle Grissom
16 33 Daniel Webster
17 43 Justin South
18 47 Allen Karnes
19 51 Stephen Nasse
20 59 Jake Perkins
21 68 Landon Cling
22 79 Kyle Bryant
23 98 Daniel Hemric
24 99 Casey Smith
25 112 Augie Grill
26 5G Will Gallaher
27 5W Spencer Wauters
28 79 Kyle Bryant

 

4:00
Comment From Lenny

Go Nasse,Pollard,Garvey,and Hemric

4:00
There are 27 Super Late Models in the pits and we will have the rundown for you shortly.
4:00
Comment From Pensacola Paul

car count? radio tonight?

3:57
Donnie Wilson currently leads this session at a 16.930 with just a few minutes remaining.
3:57
David Rogers has called for a gear change in his car. This car has only seen track time once since last year’s Snowball Derby. (Speed51.com photo)
3:56
3:56
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will be back in action after a long break on July 4th at Caraway Speedway in Sophia, NC. Andy Seuss, JR Bertuccio, George Brunnhoelzl III and more will be looking for the big Independence Day win. Click here for more information.
3:55
Bubba Pollard comes to his crew for adjustments. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:54
Mike Garvey has said with the heat of the track under the afternoon sun, their only real hope in practice is to find the right balance in the car. Overall he says his car is “not bad” after turning a few laps early on in this practice.
3:48
Augie Grill’s graphics job is still currently under construction. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:48
Augie Grille has now joined the fun with no numbers yet on the door of his car.
3:47
Justin South is now on track and looks to have his hands full with a very loose race car in turns one and two.
3:45
Johanna Long pulls out for her first time today. (Speed51.com photo)
3:42
Nemechek, Rogers, Pate and now Stephen Nasse are the only cars still on track.
3:41
3:41
The Dirty Dozen returns to Southern National Motorsports Park on Saturday May 10 with the Mom’s the Bomb 370 featuring the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models and more. This will be the third Dirty Dozen event of the season that will feature some of the top names in the LMSC ranks today. Click here for more information.
3:41
Other cars on track early in this session include Mike Garvey, Daniel Webster, Anderson Bowen, Casey Smith, David Rogers, John Hunter Nemechek and Jeremy Pate.
3:41
Casey Roderick watches Donnie Wilson make laps from turns three and four. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:38
Chris Davidson and Landon Cling are on track also. (Speed51.com photo)
3:33
Donnie Wilson is the first car to hit the track today for practice.
3:10
Southern Super Series race director Dan Spence leads the drivers meeting. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:54
2:54
The 2014 Southern Super Series will be decided at the 30th Annual All-American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Last year, Daniel Hemric beat out Bubba Pollard for the championship while Chase Elliott hoisted the guitar in victory lane. Who will get the famous guitar and who will be the 2014 SSS champion? Make your plans now to be a part of this memorable event. Click here for more information.
2:53
One chapel service listener has found a comfy seat. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:51
The chapel service in advance of the drivers meeting is now underway with pastor Eddie Barton. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:44
Come on over, it’s a beautiful day for racing.  
2:44
Comment From Jake

Will be there in 20 minutes……

2:43
Friday, April 25th

1PM Pit Gate Opens
Tech Open / Tire Impound Open
3:00PM Drivers Meeting
3:30 – 5:00 Blizzard Series Practice
5:30 SLM Pre Qualifying Tech Open
Must Arrive at Tech with pre- designated group
5:15 – 6:30 Pro Truck, Sportsman, & Bomber Practice (2 rounds)
6:30 Pro Truck Qualifying
7:00 Mt Dew Kickstart 125 Qualifying
7:30 PT, SP, BMR Driver’s Meeting
7:55 Pre Race Ceremonies
8:00 Pro Truck Feature (25 Laps)
Mt Dew Kickstart 125
Sportsman Feature (25 Laps)
Bomber Feature (20 Laps)

2:42
2:42
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the Southern Super Series action at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is presented by LFR Chassis. Based in Mooresville, NC, LFR Chassis was created by Rob Fuller with Steve Leavitt as a consultant. The company recently introduced a cutting edge chassis that is user friendly and provides the high-end components and customer service to the top-tiered Modified and Late Model teams. To learn more, call 704-662-3306 or Click here for more information.
2:42
Hello and welcome to Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by LFR Chassis of the Buddy’s Home Furnishings Blizzard Series presented by JRi Shocks season opener in conjunction with the Southern Super Series at Five Flags Speedway. Tonight’s Mountain Dew Kick Start 125 will mark the first of four Blizzard Series 125-lap events in 2014 and the third event on the Southern Super Series schedule.
2:41
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Trackside Now: SSS / Blizzard Series – Five Flags Speedway (FL) – 4/25/14