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For all of us at Speed51.com….have a good night.
1:40
1:40
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
1:40
This will conclude our Saturday coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler 250. A special thanks to Ford Racing for being our presenting sponsor.

Just a reminder that the Rattler 250 scheduled for Sunday has been postponed until March 22nd due to weather coming to track. Full details at Speed51.com andSouthernSuperSeries.com.

1:38
Brandon Curren holds off Heath Mills to win the Modified 75-lap feature.
1:36
Green is back out for Brandon Curren with five to go.
1:33
The discussion was between Donnie Hamrac and Chris Cotto. The two made contact on the frontstretch to causing both to spin and get some damage.
1:31
For those who may not have seen this earlier…

Forecasts of 100-percent rain for Sunday, March 16 have forced officials from the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco and South Alabama Speedway to postpone the 38th Annual Hardee’s Rattler 250.

The season-opening race for the Southern Super Series will be made up on Saturday, March 22.

The Rattler 250 starting lineup was set in qualifying on Saturday, March 15. Texan Casey Smith and Michigan’s Chad Finley qualified for the front row.

Additional details on the schedule for the make-up date and more will be posted on the official website of the Southern Super Series, www.southernsuperseries.com

1:30
TECH UPDATE: The Pro Late Model tech is clear. Congratulations to Bubba Pollard on winning the Rattler 125.
1:20
We are under a red flag. Two teams are having a discussion in the pits about the last incident.
1:18
68 laps complete. Curren still leads. Cotto spun in turn one to bring out a caution.
1:13
55 laps complete. Curren continues to lead with Cotto within two car lengths.
12:58
12:58
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour makes their second visit to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, SC on Saturday, March 29. It will be part of a full racing program with the ground pounders capping off the night with a 150-lap event. Click here for more information.
12:58
37 laps complete. Curren continues to lead. Chris Cotto is second. The caution is out for Kip Whitehead’s spin in turn one.
12:51
28 laps compete. Caution is out for a spin in turn four.
12:47
25 laps in. Curren holds a big lead over Chris Cotto.
12:43
15 laps complete. Brandon Current continues to lead. The caution flew when Parker Pugh, who was running second, spun in turn one.
12:39
Modified feature is underway. Brandon Curren takes the early lead.
12:26
12:26
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
12:26
Modifieds are lining up for their feature next.
12:26
Johnny Otto wins the Street Stock feature.
12:18
BREAKING NEWS: Forecasts of 100-percent rain for Sunday, March 16 have forced officials from the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco and South Alabama Speedway to postpone the 38th Annual Hardee’s Rattler 250.

The season-opening race for the Southern Super Series will be made up on Saturday, March 22.

The Rattler 250 starting lineup was set in qualifying on Saturday, March 15. Texan Casey Smith and Michigan’s Chad Finley qualified for the front row.

Additional details on the schedule for the make-up date and more will be posted on the official website of the Southern Super Series, www.southernsuperseries.com

12:17
The Street Stock feature continues with the Modifieds up next. Tech continues for the Pro Late Models.
11:54
11:54
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.
11:53
Baby Rattler 125 UNOFFICIAL Results

Pos. No. Driver Laps
1 26 Bubba Pollard 125
2 66 Korey Ruble 125
3 8 John Hunter Nemechek 125
4 1 Mike Garvey 125
5 4 Kyle Plott 125
6 88 Garrett Jones 125
7 14 Davey Coble 125
8 12 Harrison Burton 125
9 01 Derek Scott, Jr. 124
10 10 RS Senter 124
11 42 Steven Davis 123
12 51 Perry Patino 122
13 12 Brandon Brilliant 118
14 92 Bryce Dulabhan 96
15 20 Cole Rouse 96
16 45 Dwayne Buggay 91
17 23 Dalton Grindle 44
18 1 Josh Adkins 43
19 05 Bayley Currey 17
20 66 Ryan Redmon 17
21 5 Shane Nalley 17
22 29 Matthew Wragg 15
23 18 Hunter Robbins 14
24 98 Justin Ashburn 14
25 30 Rusty Sanford 10
11:44
Street Stocks are rolling under their initial pace laps.
11:39
Street Stocks have lined up on pit road ready for their feature up next.
11:39
Pollard is joined in victory lane with his family and crew. (Speed51.com photo)
11:38
Bubba Pollard sits on a Grasshopper lawn mower. Sponsor of the race. (Speed51.com photo)
11:36
Bubba with his fiancée Erin Money. (Speed51.com photo)
11:36
11:36
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.
11:33
This marks Pollard’s second Baby Rattler 125 win. He also took the victory in 2009.
11:28
Pollard emerges from the car. (Speed51.com photo)
11:26
CHECKERED FLAG: Bubba Pollard wins the Baby Rattler 125 over Korey Ruble and John Hunter Nemechek.
11:26
WHITE FLAG: One more lap for Bubba Pollard in the Baby Rattler 125.
11:25
Lap 122: Ruble and Pollard go three-wide with Scott and Pollard comes out with the top spot.
11:25
Lap 121: Pollard has a bumper under Ruble into turn three this lap.
11:24
Lap 120: Five laps to go as leaders get held up behind the lapped car of Scott.
11:24
Lap 117: Ruble and Pollard pull out to a five car length lead on Nemechek in third.
11:24
Sonny Pollard cheers on Bubba. (Speed51.com photo)
11:23
Lap 115: 10 laps to go as Pollard takes second from Nemechek.
11:23
Lap 114: Leaders work under the lapped car of Patino.
11:23
Lap 113: Pollard right on the back bumper of Nemechek for second this lap.
11:22
Lap 112: Nemechek and Pollard closing back on Ruble now.
11:22
Lap 110: Garvey takes fourth from Jones and now Plott takes fifth off turn two.
11:21
Lap 107: Ruble, Nemechek and Pollard are now over a straightaway ahead of Jones and Garvey battling for fourth.
11:20
Lap 104: Burton by Davis for eighth.
11:20
Lap 101: With 24 laps to go Pollard rides third, just a car length ahead of Pollard.
11:19
Lap 100: Nemechek dives low under Senter down the backstretch and sets his sights on Ruble.
11:19
Harrison Burton is reporting to his crew that the car is tight and is falling back.
11:19
Lap 99: Senter remains the only car between Ruble and Nemechek in the top-two spots.
11:18
Lap 95: Pollard closing in on Nemechek for second.
11:17
Lap 94: Plott takes sixth and Coble takes seventh. Burton falls to eighth.
11:17
Lap 92: Plott and Burton again side by side for sixth.
11:17
Lap 90: Pollard up to third now around Jones.
11:17
Brandon Brilliant is on pit road to replace a right rear tire. (Speed51.com photo)
11:16
Lap 89: Ruble continues to put lapped cars between himself and Nemechek in second.
11:16
Lap 85: 40 laps to go for Ruble in lapped traffic.
11:14
Lap 81: Ruble leads Nemechek, Jones, Pollard, Garvey, Burton, Coble and Plott.
11:13
Lap 78: Coble all over the rear bumper of Burton for sixth off turn four this lap.
11:13
Lap 75: Only the lapped machine of Senter stands between Nemechek in second and Ruble in the lead.
11:12
Lap 73: Ruble goes three-wide with Senter and Dulabhan to clear their lapped machines.
11:11
Lap 70: Rouse and Senter battle side by side directly in front of Ruble.
11:11
Lap 69: Ruble in deep lapped traffic now.
11:10
Lap 67: Nemechek pulls away from Jones in third by about three car lengths. Ruble holds a five car length lead on the field.
11:10
Lap 65: Ruble closing in on Senter, Rouse and Patino at the tail of the field.
11:09
Lap 63: HALFWAY – 2013 Viper Series champion Korey Ruble leads the Baby Rattler 125.
11:08
Lap 60: Senter and Buggay side by side for position at the tail of the field.
11:08
Lap 58: Behind the leader, Nemechek, Jones, Burton and Pollard are all nose-to-tail in second through fifth.
11:07
11:07
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.
11:07
Lap 55: Ruble steps out to a three car length lead over Nemechek who has Jones all over his rear bumper.
11:07
Lap 53: Ruble leads Nemechek, Jones, Burton, Pollard, Garvey, Coble, Plott, Brilliant, Davis, Scott, Dulabhan, Buggay, Senter, Patino and Rouse.
11:06
Lap 51: Coble and Plott now battle for seventh. Coble takes the spot.
11:06
Lap 49: Jones all over the back bumper of Nemechek for second now.
11:05
Lap 48: LEAD CHANGE – Korey Ruble moves to the top spot under Nemechek.
11:05
Lap 48: Nemechek and Ruble side by side off turn four.
11:05
Lap 47: Ruble dives low and holds the low line under Nemechek.
11:05
Lap 46: Jones takes third. Pollard and Plott now battle for fifth.
11:04
Lap 45: Burton and Jones side by side for third.
11:04
Lap 44: Nemechek pulls away with the lead off turn two.
11:04
GREEN: Nemechek and Ruble side by side at the line.
11:03
One lap to green.
11:02
YELLOW FLAG: We are back rolling under the yellow flag working lap 44.
10:54
Top three getting fuel. (Speed51.com photo)
10:53
Some of the crews didn’t have fuel with them on pit road and had to rush back to the pits to grab it.
10:52
10:52
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.
10:51
The cars are stopped on pit road. Crews are headed to the outside pits to retrieve their fuel.
10:49
The cars are going to come to pit road next time by for fuel only. Crew members are being allowed to go to the outside pits to get their fuel to return and fill up their cars. They will stay in line, not go to their pit stalls. These stops are fuel only, no adjustments allowed.
10:49
Current Top-10:

1. John Hunter Nemechek
2. Korey Ruble
3. Garrett Jones
4. Harrison Burton
5. Bubba Pollard
6. Kyle Plott
7. Davey Coble
8. Mike Garvey
9. Dwayne Buggay
10. Brandon Brilliant

10:48
CAUTION LAP 44: spin on the frontstretch
10:47
YELLOW FLAG: Adkins spins off turn four on his own.
10:47
Lap 42: Burton by Pollard for fourth.
10:47
10:46
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.
10:46
Lap 40: Nemechek and Ruble, separated by just inches, have pulled out to a straightaway lead on Jones in third. They are closing in Cahela at the tail of the field.
10:46
Lap 37: Ruble dives low in turn three again to try to make a move on Nemechek for the lead but Nemechek pulls ahead off turn four again this time.
10:45
Lap 34: Nemechek takes the outside around Grindle with Ruble in tow.
10:44
Lap 33: Rouse pulls low to allow the leaders to get by.
10:44
Lap 32: Ruble back on the bumper of Nemechek down the backstretch as they approach the soon-to-be lapped machines of Rouse and Grindle.
10:43
Lap 30: Nemechek and Ruble have stepped out to a five car length lead over Garrett Jones in third.
10:43
Lap 29: Ruble gets low under Nemechek through three and four but Nemechek shuts the door and Ruble rides just inches behind in second.
10:43
Lap 28: Buggay under Brilliant for eighth now.
10:42
10:42
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.
10:42
Lap 26: Pollard and Burton side by side for fourth.
10:42
Lap 25: Davis and Scott battle for position deep in the field. Davis takes 12th.
10:42
Lap 23: Ruble all over the rear bumper of Nemechek for the lead through turns one and two but Nemechek pulls ahead down the backstretch each lap.
10:41
Lap 22: Brilliant under Adkins for eighth.
10:41
Lap 21: Nemechek leads Ruble, Jones, Pollard, Burton, Plott and Coble.
10:41
Lap 20: Ruble looks under Nemechek for the top spot but falls back in line second.
10:40
Lap 19: Jones to the outside of Pollard for third.
10:40
Lap 18: Ruble takes second from Pollard.
10:40
GREEN: Nemechek is clear of Pollard as they cross the line. Pollard and Ruble side by side for second.
10:39
One lap to green.
10:35
Garvey is sent to the rear as the cause of the caution after contact with Davis.
10:34
YELLOW FLAG: Davis goes off turn two.
10:34
Lap 18: Pollard up to second.
10:34
GREEN: Nemechek leads on the outside before they ever leave turn four.
10:33
10:33
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.
10:33
Current Running Order:

1. Nemechek
2. Davis
3. Jones
4. Pollard
5. Ruble
6. Garvey
7. Burton
8. Plott
9. Adkins
10. Coble
11. Buggay
12. Patino
13. Dulabhan
14. Brilliant
15. Scott
16. Grindle
17. Rouse
18. Nalley

10:30
Senter and Nalley both come to pit road with damage.
10:29
YELLOW FLAG: Nalley, Patino, Rouse, Buggay and Adkins tangle in turn three.
10:29
Lap 17: Nemechek pulls away with the lead off turn two.
10:28
GREEN: Nemechek takes the outside and goes into turn one side by side with Davis in second.
10:28
Redmond hard into the wall. (Speed51.com photo)
10:27
We are once again one lap away from the green.
10:27
The Redmon machine has been cleared and we should be back underway momentarily.
10:24
It appears to be the No. 66 of Ryan Redmon.
10:24
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is back out for a car off the track in turn one.
10:23
Lap 16: Jones takes third, Pollard into fourth.
10:23
Lap 16: Davis comes out with second followed by Currey and Jones side by side for third.
10:22
GREEN: Nemechek leads by at least a car length at the line.
10:22
10:21
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10:21
One to go at the line.
10:19
Wragg pulled away under his own power and made it to turn two before coming to a stop. Wreckers are now towing his No. 29 machine away.
10:16
Wragg is also involved and goes off the track in turn four.
10:15
YELLOW: Rouse, Senter and Nalley tangle in turns three and four.
10:14
Lap 15: Currey moves around Ruble for second.
10:14
GREEN: Nemechek leads by a nose at the line and pulls ahead with the spot off turn two.
10:14
10:14
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10:14
One lap to the green.
10:11
The word from the pits is that something in the steering broke on Robbins’ car to send him off turn three in such a hurry.
10:09
YELLOW: The caution is back out for Robbins who goes off turn three. Robbins slowed down the backstretch and sparked off turn three.
10:09
GREEN: Nemechek is clear of Ruble in turn one.
10:08
The field gets the one-to-go signal and doubles up.
10:04
The safety crews have cleared the track and the pace car has picked up the pace.
10:03
Matthew Wragg’s crew made repairs to his car and sent him back out. (Speed51.com photo)
9:59
Cole Rouse’s crew was able to get his engine fired and is out at the back of the field several laps down.
9:58
9:58
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour makes their second visit to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, SC on Saturday, March 29. It will be part of a full racing program with the ground pounders capping off the night with a 150-lap event. Click here for more information.
9:57
They are continuing to dry the wet area in turn one. Caution laps do not count in tonight’s Rattler 125.
9:55
Phil Harper of Phil Harper Motorsports is watching the race. His Ford engines have helped Ford Racing win three of the last five Snowflake 100’s. (Speed51.com photo)
9:52
One of the barrels that took the brunt of Ashburn’s hit. (Speed51.com photo)
9:51
Comment From Bill

Go get’em Corey Ruble #66

9:51
Comment From Sopczak

Nemechek going for second win looks to be strong early!!! 8th to 1st in 12 laps!!!

9:51
Comment From JM

Good job Bayley!!!

9:51
We are back rolling under the yellow flag.
9:50
The top five sit in turn one waiting for the caution to come back out. (Speed51.com photo)
9:48
Current Running Order

1. John Hunter Nemechek
2. Korey Ruble
3. Steven Davis
4. Bayley Currey
5. Hunter Robbins
6. Garrett Jones
7. Mike Garvey
8. Bubba Pollard
9. Kyle Plott
10. Harrison Burton
11. Ryan Redmon
12. Davey Coble
13. Dwayne Buggay
14. RS Senter
15. Josh Adkins
16. Bryce Dulabhan
17. Shane Nalley
18. Perry Patino
19. Dalton Grindle
20. Derek Scott, Jr.
21. Brandon Brilliant

9:48
14 laps are complete as we are under a red flag after the Ashburn/Wragg wreck in turn one.
9:46
Cars are at a stop in turn two and on the frontstretch. (Speed51.com photo)
9:42
Safety crew work to clean up the big spill in one. (Speed51.com photo)
9:40
Ashburn hit several water barrels placed inside of turn one. The safety crew is trying to sweep as much as they can. Inside line could be tricky on the restart.
9:38
The remains of the 98 car. (Speed51.com photo)
9:37
Matthew Wragg surveys his damage. (Speed51.com photo)
9:37
Heavy damage to Ashburn’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
9:35
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for a tangle in turn one by Ashburn and Wragg who make contact with the water barrells. They have exploded after contact from Ashburn.
9:34
Lap 12: LEAD CHANGE – John Hunter Nemechek takes the top spot and pulls away.
9:34
Lap 12: Nemechek comes from fourth on the restart to challenge Ruble for the lead.
9:34
GREEN: Ruble again clears with the lead by the start-finish line.
9:33
One lap to the green.
9:32
Right rear damage to Grindle’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
9:32
Grindle comes to pit road with right rear fender damage.
9:31
Grindle has pulled away under his own power.
9:31
9:31
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
9:31
YELLOW: The caution is out at lap 11 for a spin by Dalton Grindle in turn two.
9:30
Lap 10: Sanford slows down the backstretch and hits the pits.
9:30
Lap 9: Garvey moves low on Plott for fifth and pulls even off turn four.
9:30
Lap 7: Things are getting dicey among Grindle, Wragg and Cahela deep in the field.
9:29
Lap 5: Robbins on the outside now has fallen all the way back to ninth after starting third.
9:28
Lap 3: Nemechek and Robbins side by side for fifth. Nemechek takes the spot on the outside.
9:28
Lap 1: Ruble leads Currey, Jones, Plott and Robbins.
9:27
GREEN: Ruble powers to the lead on the outside and is clear with the spot by turn one.
9:27
The field gets the one-to-go signal.  
9:25
Comment From Amber

Let’s go Bayley Currey!!!

9:25
Comment From calvin

Awesome sight!!!! Lets go racing!!

9:25
Comment From Guest

Kyle plott

9:25
Comment From Jake

Good luck Bubba. Sweep the weekend!!

9:25
Comment From Steve

Nemechek for the win. Robbins, Ruble, Pollard, and Burton rest of top 5

9:25
Rouse crew tells us that his gauges are flickering. They are going to see if they can charge the battery and get him out to run some laps.
9:24
Cole Rouse is not able to start his car. Fear is moisture got into his electrical system. (Speed51.com photo)
9:23
9:23
The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Super Late Models will return to New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for the Bright House Challenge Series event on Saturday, April 5. Click here to order tickets today.
9:22
Field is under pace laps.(Speed51.com photo)
9:22
The wave lap is complete and we are just a few moments away from the drop of the green flag for the Pro Late Model Baby Rattler 125.
9:21
Here is the starting field for tonight’s Pro Late Model Rattler 125

1 88 Garrett Jones
2 66 Korey Ruble
3 18 Hunter Robbins
4 05 Bayley Currey
5 42 Steven Davis
6 4 Kyle Plott
7 12 Harrison Burton
8 8 John Hunter Nemechek
9 10 RS Senter
10 1 Mike Garvey
11 26 Bubba Pollard
12 66 Ryan Redmon
13 14 Davey Coble
14 12 Brandon Brilliant
15 45 Dwayne Buggay
16 29 Matthew Wragg
17 01 Derek Scott Jr.
18 23 Dalton Grindle
19 51 Perry Patino
20 20 Cole Rouse
21 5 Shane Nalley
22 98 Justin Ashburn
23 13 Josh Adkins
24 30 Rusty Sanford
25 92 Bryce Duhlaban
9:19
The cars are rolling and we are working under the initial pace laps.
9:18
The command to fire engines has been given.
9:14
9:14
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9:14
The invocation and national anthem have completed and we will fire engines shortly.
9:05
Jeff Burton has a quick father/son conversation with Harrison. (Speed51.com photo)
9:03
Starting field is getting lined up for the Pro Late Model Rattler 125. (Speed51.com photo)
9:01
Pro Late Models are lining up on the frontstretch as the local drivers meeting is underway.
8:48
What we are hearing…the Modifieds are going to get a tire scuff session. After that, the local divisions will have a drivers meeting while the Pro Late Models are lined up for their 125-lap event.
8:46
8:46
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.
8:46
The Pro Late Model crews are now heading to the infield with their pit carts. We are trying to get a confirmation on what the race order will be.
8:36
About half of the Street Stock field is out and running under green flag conditions.
8:32
Street Stocks are now out for their practice session.
8:31
8:31
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8:31
Here is the starting field for tonight’s Pro Late Model Rattler 125

1 88 Garrett Jones
2 66 Korey Ruble
3 18 Hunter Robbins
4 05 Bayley Currey
5 42 Steven Davis
6 4 Kyle Plott
7 12 Harrison Burton
8 8 John Hunter Nemechek
9 10 RS Senter
10 1 Mike Garvey
11 26 Bubba Pollard
12 66 Ryan Redmon
13 14 Davey Coble
14 12 Brandon Brilliant
15 45 Dwayne Buggay
16 29 Matthew Wragg
17 01 Derek Scott Jr.
18 23 Dalton Grindle
19 51 Perry Patino
20 20 Cole Rouse
21 5 Shane Nalley
22 98 Justin Ashburn
23 13 Josh Adkins
24 30 Rusty Sanford
25 92 Bryce Duhlaban
8:26
They just made the call to have the Street Stocks line up for their practice session. Pro Late Models have been called to the tech shed for their drivers meeting.
8:20
8:20
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!
8:14
We are starting to see two good dry grooves in the corners. Just need to get the straights a little more dry. More of the street stocks and Modifieds are out now.
8:04
Track drying efforts still continuing here at South Alabama Speedway. We are really seeing some positive progress here. We could be racing soon.
7:58
7:58
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
7:45
7:45
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7:45
Starting to see some dry spots in the upper groove. The efforts is moving in the right direction.
7:41
The pace is starting to pick up a little bit as track drying continues. Hoping to go racing soon.
7:39
Just got word that Justin Ashburn will be going to the rear for tonight’s Pro Late Model Rattler 125 for having an incorrect rev limiter. He will start 22nd. He qualified 10th.
7:30
We are starting to see some progress in the track drying efforts as more cars and race cars are on the track. The inside lines in the corners are looking dry. The focus is now the outside groove.
7:29
7:29
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7:25
For tomorrow’s Rattler 250, Anderson Bowen will fall to the tail before the start of the race. Bowen competed in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Bristol today where he finished 19th. Corey Ruble qualified his car fourth for tomorrow’s event.

Kyle Benjamin tested his ARCA Racing Series car today at Mobile for next weekend’s event. He didn’t have an official lap time posted.

7:22
Three cars will be falling to the tail for tonight’s Pro Late Model 125. Josh Adkins, Rusty Sanford, and Bryce Duhlaban took their cars out of impound to make adjustments and will be starting 23-25.
7:19
7:19
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour makes their second visit to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, SC on Saturday, March 29. It will be part of a full racing program with the ground pounders capping off the night with a 150-lap event. Click here for more information.
7:09
It is hard to determine how much more time is needed to dry the track. We do know that every effort will be made to get the show in tonight.
7:05
Track drying efforts continue here at South Alabama Speedway. The plan is to still have the Modifieds qualify while the Street Stocks will draw for their starting position.

The field is set for tonight’s Pro Late Model Rattler 125 from qualifying earlier today.Pro Late Model UNOFFICIAL Qualifying Results

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88 Garrett Jones 15.434
2 66 Korey Ruble 15.492
3 18 Hunter Robbins 15.506
4 05 Bayley Curry 15.557
5 42 Steven Davis 15.614
6 4 Kyle Plott 15.652
7 12 Harrison Burton 15.670
8 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.673
9 10 RS Senter 15.689
10 98 Justin Ashburn 15.727
11 1 Mike Garvey 15.749
12 26 Bubba Pollard 15.761
13 66 Ryan Redmon 15.782
14 14 Davey Coble 15.788
15 12 Brandon Brilliant 15.795
16 45 Dwayne Buggay 15.838
17 1 Josh Adkins 15.851
18 29 Matthew Wragg 15.875
19 01 Dereck Scott, Jr. 15.895
20 23 Dalton Grindle 16.115
21 51 Perry Patino 16.198
22 20 Cole Rouse 16.219
23 5 Shane Nalley 16.244
24 30 Rusty Sanford 16.325
25 92 Bryce Dulabhan 20.186
7:00
7:00
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6:56
Here is the Stat of the Day…a total of 4,609 practice laps were completed between the Super Late Models and Pro Late Models.
6:46
The fans here at South Alabama Speedway are not giving up any hope that we will be racing here tonight. We are continuing to see more come in from the parking lot and find their favorite seat.

We have been told by officials that the Street Stocks will not qualify and will draw for their starting positions. The Modifieds will still qualify.

6:36
6:36
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6:31
A variety of vehicles are out to help with the track drying process. Fans are also filling up the stands.
6:30
A variety of four wheel vehicles are trying to dry the track. (Speed51.com photo)
6:25
6:24
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6:24
The 38th Annual Rattler 250 is the season opener for the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco.

2014 Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Schedule

Saturday, April 5 – Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville
Friday, April 25 – Five Flags Speedway
Saturday, April 26 – Mobile International Speedway
Saturday, May 10 – Montgomery Motor Speedway
Friday, May 23 – Five Flags Speedway
Saturday, May 24 – Mobile International Speedway
Saturday, June 28 – Montgomery Motor Speedway
Saturday, July 12 – Gresham Motorsports Park
Friday, July 25 – Five Flags Speedway
Saturday, July 26 – Mobile International Speedway
Saturday, August 9 – Gresham Motorsports Park
Saturday, September 6 – Montgomery Motor Speedway
Friday, September 19 – Five Flags Speedway
Saturday, September 20 – Mobile International Speedway
Saturday, November 1 – Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville

6:07
Safety officials are now out to start the track drying process.
6:01
6:01
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
6:01
We are waiting for this small cell to pass over the track. Officials, teams and fans are standing by to get ready for racing tonight.
5:51
It appears we have lost the track. The good news is this appears to be a small cell and should be out of the area soon.
5:41
5:41
The 2014 season at Kalamazoo Speedway kicks off on Saturday, April 19 with the Intimidator 75 featuring the Outlaw Late Models. You will want to be a part of this exciting event.Click here for more information.
5:33
We have precipitation over the track again. This is not as light as what we had previously.
5:22
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5:20
Modifieds are now out for their 15 minutes of practice.
5:15
The local divisions will still get their practice before they qualify.
5:12
5:12
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
5:11
Remainder schedule for the day…

4:30- 5:00- Local Practice (Modified & Street 15 min each)
5:10—— Driver’s meeting
5:45—–Modified Qualify
6:00—– Last Chance Races if needed
—–Feature: Modified, Street Stock,
9th Annual Pro Late Model Rattler 125

5:01
Adkins and Dulabhan have both been sent to the rear presumably for working on their cars in impound.  
5:00
Garrett Jones is all smiles as he is on the pole tonight. (Speed51.com photo)
4:59
Pro Late Model UNOFFICIAL Qualifying Results

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88 Garrett Jones 15.434
2 66 Korey Ruble 15.492
3 18 Hunter Robbins 15.506
4 05 Bayley Curry 15.557
5 42 Steven Davis 15.614
6 4 Kyle Plott 15.652
7 12 Harrison Burton 15.670
8 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.673
9 10 RS Senter 15.689
10 98 Justin Ashburn 15.727
11 1 Mike Garvey 15.749
12 26 Bubba Pollard 15.761
13 66 Ryan Redmon 15.782
14 14 Davey Coble 15.788
15 12 Brandon Brilliant 15.795
16 45 Dwayne Buggay 15.838
17 1 Josh Adkins 15.851
18 29 Matthew Wragg 15.875
19 01 Dereck Scott, Jr. 15.895
20 23 Dalton Grindle 16.115
21 51 Perry Patino 16.198
22 20 Cole Rouse 16.219
23 5 Shane Nalley 16.244
24 30 Rusty Sanford 16.325
25 92 Bryce Dulabhan 20.186
4:57
18 – Hunter Robbins
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.506
Lap 2: 15.523
Best Lap: 15.506
4:56
12 – Harrison Burton
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.779
Lap 2: 15.670
Best Lap: 15.670
4:55
66 – Korey Ruble
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.598
Lap 2: 15.492
Best Lap: 15.492
4:54
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4:53
01 – Derek Scott, Jr.
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.125
Lap 2: 15.895
Best Lap: 15.895
4:53
Once again, Hunter Robbins will be the last car out. (Speed51.com photo)
4:52
8 – John Hunter Nemechek
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.908
Lap 2: 15.673
Best Lap: 15.673
4:51
66 – Ryan Redmon (2nd attempt)
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.060
Lap 2: 15.782
Best Lap: 15.782
4:50
20 – Cole Rouse (2nd attempt)
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.460
Lap 2: 16.219
Best Lap: 16.219
4:49
Cole Rouse about to head out.(Speed51.com photo)
4:48
The next three drivers re-qualifying will not get the regular dead lap. They will get the one-to-go signal as soon as they cross the line the first time.
4:48
Ryan Redmond said he almost spun out when he was working his tires on on his warm-up lap.
4:46
Teams cleaning the tires. (Speed51.com photo)
4:46
John Hunter Nemechek said he absolutely had no grip and expects a better time.
4:45
4:45
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
4:44
Rouse, Redmond and Nemechek are pulling up to the line.
4:44
Ricky Brooks just informed the three drivers that they will be the first three out once the track is ready.
4:41
The last three qualifiers of Redmon, Rouse and Nemechek have told race officials that the track was wet during their runs. Each was anywhere from half a second to a full second off the times they ran in practice. These three cars will be allowed to re-qualify but will have to stick with their second time, the first attempt will be voided.
4:32
8 – John Hunter Nemechek
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.906
Lap 2: 16.540
Best Lap: 16.540
4:31
Harrison Burton is looking for a strong qualifying run in his Pro Late Model. (Speed51.com photo)
4:29
66 – Ryan Redmon
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.946
Lap 2: 16.557
Best Lap: 16.557
4:29
Korey Ruble ready to qualify his car. (Speed51.com photo)
4:28
20 – Cole Rouse
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.618
Lap 2: 16.381
Best Lap: 16.381
4:28
4:28
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.
4:28
Derek Scott Jr. is ready. (Speed51.com photo)
4:27
26 – Bubba Pollard
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.914
Lap 2: 15.761
Best Lap: 15.761
4:26
John Hunter Nemechek is focused. (Speed51.com photo)
4:25
Ryan Redman hopes for a good run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:25
51 – Perry Patino
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.280
Lap 2: 16.198
Best Lap: 16.198
4:21
It appears Grindle may have lost his transponder so we are taking a quick break for track crews to look over the track for the device.
4:20
30 – Rusty Sanford
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.655
Lap 2: 16.325
Best Lap: 16.325
4:20
Cole Rouse relaxes before his run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:19
Bubba Pollard gives a thumbs up. (Speed51.com photo)
4:18
23 – Dalton Grindle
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.164
Lap 2: 16.115
Best Lap: 16.115
4:18
4:17
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4:17
Perry Patino is set to go. (Speed51.com photo)
4:17
1 – Josh Adkins
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.851
Lap 2: 15.869
Best Lap: 15.851
4:16
88 – Garrett Jones
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.768
Lap 2: 15.434
Best Lap: 15.434
4:16
Rusty Sanford waits for his turn. (Speed51.com photo)
4:14
1 – Mike Garvey
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.937
Lap 2: 15.749
Best Lap: 15.749
4:14
4:14
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4:13
Dalton Grindle has his game face going. (Speed51.com photo)
4:13
05 – Bayley Curry
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.778
Lap 2: 15.15.557
Best Lap: 15.557
4:12
Josh Adkins is focused. (Speed51.com photo)
4:12
45 – Dwayne Buggay
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.993
Lap 2: 15.838
Best Lap: 15.838
4:11
Garrett Jones has been fast all weekend. (Speed51.com photo)
4:11
4:11
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.
4:11
4 – Kyle Plott
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.826
Lap 2: 15.652
Best Lap: 15.652
4:10
Mike Garvey about to make his run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:09
10 – RS Senter
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.841
Lap 2: 15.689
Best Lap: 15.689
4:08
98 – Justin Ashburn
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.951
Lap 2: 15.727
Best Lap: 15.727
4:08
Bayley Currey is pumped up for his run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:07
4:07
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.
4:07
14 – Davey Coble
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.982
Lap 2: 15.788
Best Lap: 15.788
4:07
Dwayne Buggay will follow his teammate. (Speed51.com photo)
4:06
12 – Brandon Brilliant
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.961
Lap 2: 15.795
Best Lap: 15.795
4:05
Kyle Plott is happy to be heading out soon. (Speed51.com photo)
4:05
4:05
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.
4:04
5 – Shane Nalley
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.647
Lap 2: 16.244
Best Lap: 16.244
4:04
RS Senter is poised and ready for his run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:03
Justin Ashburn waits for his turn. (Speed51.com photo)
4:03
42 – Steven Davis
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 15.800
Lap 2: 15.614
Best Lap: 15.614
4:02
Davey Coble gives a thumbs up to his fans watching. (Speed51.com photo)
4:02
Brandon Brilliant is hoping for a stellar run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:02
29 – Matthew Wragg
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 16.172
Lap 2: 15.875
Best Lap: 15.875
4:01
Shane Nalley is relaxed before his run. (Speed51.com photo)
4:00
Steven Davis ready to qualify his Pro Late Model. (Speed51.com photo)
4:00
92 – Bryce Dulabhan
Pro Late Model
Lap 1: 20.186
Lap 2: 20.855
Best Lap: 20.186
4:00
Matthew Wragg gets last minute instructions. (Speed51.com photo)
3:59
Bryce Duhlabahn is out first. (Speed51.com photo)
3:57
3:57
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!
3:56
Pro Late Model
Baby Rattler 125
Qualifying Order

1 92 Bryce Duhlaban
2 29 Matthew Wragg
3 42 Steven Davis
4 12 Will Mack
5 5 Shane Nalley
6 12 Brandon Brilliant
7 14 Davey Coble
8 98 Justin Ashburn
9 10 RS Senter
10 4 Kyle Plott
11 45 Dwayne Buggay
12 05 Bayley Curry
13 1 Mike Garvey
14 88 Garrett Jones
15 1 Josh Adkins
16 23 Dalton Grindle
17 30 Rusty Sanford
18 51 Perry Patino
19 26 Bubba Pollard
20 20 Cole Rouse
21 66 Ryan Redmon
22 8 John Hunter Nemechek
23 01 Dereck Scott, Jr.
24 66 Korey Ruble
25 12 Harrison Burton
26 18 Hunter Robbins
3:56
The Southern Super Series cars will remain in the infield until after Pro Late Model qualifying. They will return to the pits where their tires will be impounded until tomorrow.
3:54
We are now five minutes away from Pro Late Model qualifying.
3:53
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3:51
Southern Super Series

Rattler 250
Qualifying Results

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 99 Casey Smith 15.170
2 42 Chad Finley 15.174
3 26 Bubba Pollard 15.193
4 29 Anderson Bowen 15.215
5 18 Hunter Robbins 15.219
6 77 Ross Kenseth 15.236
7 31 Kyle Grissom 15.266
8 98 Daniel Hemric 15.345
9 112 Augie Grill 15.349
10 91 Zak Hausler 15.351
11 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.424
12 41 TJ Reaid 15.457
13 79 Kyle Bryant 15.497
14 29 Stephen Nasse 15.500
15 2 Donnie Wilson 15.524
16 30 Bobby Knox, Jr. 15.530
17 14 Chris Davidson 15.582
18 12 Harrison Burton 15.642
19 10 Johanna Long 15.805
20 33 Steven Davis 15.833
21 47 Allen Karnes 15.855
22 83 Scotty Ellis 15.874
23 x2 Dennis Reno, Jr. 15.889
24 1 Keith Cahela 15.902
25 7 Casey Roderick 15.957
26 43 Justin South 16.047
27 5 Will Gallaher 16.269
28 71 Kyle Benjamin No Time
3:49
18 – Hunter Robbins
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.557
Lap 2: 15.219
Best Lap: 15.219
3:47
41 – Chris Davidson
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.854
Lap 2: 15.582
Best Lap: 15.582
3:46
41 – TJ Reaid
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.758
Lap 2: 15.457
Best Lap: 15.457
3:45
99 – Casey Smith
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.551
Lap 2: 15.170
Best Lap: 15.170
3:45
3:45
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3:44
29 – Korey Ruble (qualifying for Anderson Bowen)
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.669
Lap 2: 15.215
Best Lap: 15.215
3:43
Hunter Robbins is the last car to go out for the Southern Super Series. (Speed51.com photo)
3:43
42 – Chad Finley
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.537
Lap 2: 15.174
Best Lap: 15.174
3:42
Daniel Hemric is now qualifying Kyle Benjamin’s No. 71 machine. However the time will not be counted as Hemric will also qualify his own No. 98 and one driver cannot quailify two cars. The laps will be counted as a scuff session for Benjamin and the No. 71 will start at the tail of the field tomorrow.
3:41
Chris Davidson is set to roll out. (Speed51.com photo)
3:40
TJ Reaid gets ready. (Speed51.com photo)
3:40
2 – Donnie Wilson
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.776
Lap 2: 15.524
Best Lap: 15.524
3:39
Casey Smith gets focused for his run. (Speed51.com photo)
3:39
8 – John Hunter Nemechek
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.682
Lap 2: 15.424
Best Lap: 15.424
3:38
3:38
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3:38
26 – Bubba Pollard
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.346
Lap 2: 15.193
Best Lap: 15.193
3:38
Cory Ruble will qualify Anderson Bowen’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
3:36
Chad Finley gets ready. (Speed51.com photo)
3:36
30 – Bobby Knox, Jr.
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.530
Lap 2: 15.557
Best Lap: 15.530
3:35
Hemric set to qualify for Kyle Benjamin. (Speed51.com photo)
3:35
91 – Zak Hausler
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.639
Lap 2: 15.351
Best Lap: 15.351
3:34
79 – Kyle Bryant
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.917
Lap 2: 15.497
Best Lap: 15.497
3:34
Donnie Wilson hopes for a good run. (Speed51.com photo)
3:33
77 – Ross Kenseth
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.333
Lap 2: 15.236
Best Lap: 15.236
3:33
John Hunter Nemechek gets buckled in. (Speed51.com photo)
3:32
Bubba Pollard is about to go to work. (Speed51.com photo)
3:32
31 – Kyle Grissom
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.452
Lap 2: 15.266
Best Lap: 15.266
3:31
47 – Allen Karnes
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.468
Lap 2: 15.855
Best Lap: 15.855
3:30
Bobby Knox Jr. straps in. (Speed51.com photo)
3:29
3:29
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour makes their second visit to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, SC on Saturday, March 29. It will be part of a full racing program with the ground pounders capping off the night with a 150-lap event. Click here for more information.
3:29
29 – Stephen Nasse
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.780
Lap 2: 15.500
Best Lap: 15.500
3:29
Zak Hausler about to head out. (Speed51.com photo)
3:28
10 – Johanna Long
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.918
Lap 2: 15.805
Best Lap: 15.805
3:27
After a brief delay to check the track for precipitation, we are back underway.
3:24
There is a light drizzle over the track. Hoping it is a passing cloud. Track surface is still dry.
3:22
43 – Justin South
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.331
Lap 2: 16.047
Best Lap: 16.047
3:22
Kyle Bryant is strapped in and ready to go. (Speed51.com photo)
3:21
Ross Kenseth has also been fast today. (Speed51.com photo)
3:21
7 – Casey Roderick
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.153
Lap 2: 15.957
Best Lap: 15.957
3:20
3:20
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3:20
x2 – Dennis Reno, Jr.
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.004
Lap 2: 15.889
Best Lap: 15.889
3:20
Kyle Grissom has been fast today. (Speed51.com photo)
3:19
Allen Karnes is set to go. (Speed51.com photo)
3:18
1 – Keith Cahela
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.318
Lap 2: 15.902
Best Lap: 15.902
3:18
Stephen Nasse hopes for a good qualifying run in the 29 car. (Speed51.com photo)
3:17
12 – Harrison Burton
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.959
Lap 2: 15.642
Best Lap: 15.642
3:17
Johanna Long puts her gloves on to go to work. (Speed51.com photo)
3:16
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3:16
Justin South about to make his run. (Speed51.com photo)
3:16
33 – Steven Davis
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.212
Lap 2: 15.833
Best Lap: 15.833
3:15
Casey Roderick will head out soon. (Speed51.com photo)
3:14
112 – Augie Grill
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.747
Lap 2: 15.349
Best Lap: 15.349
3:14
3:14
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3:14
Dennis Reno Jr. is ready. (Speed51.com photo)
3:13
Keith Cahela is ready to rock. (Speed51.com photo)
3:12
98 – Daniel Hemric
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.600
Lap 2: 15.345
Best Lap: 15.345
3:11
5 – Will Gallaher
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 16.761
Lap 2: 16.269
Best Lap: 16.269
3:11
Harrison Burton is focused. (Speed51.com photo)
3:10
Steven Davis straps in. (Speed51.com photo)
3:10
83 – Scotty Ellis
Super Late Model
Lap 1: 15.874
Lap 2: 15.878
Best Lap: 15.874
3:10
Grill is still talking to Pollard as he straps in. (Speed51.com photo)
3:09
Hemric is ready to start his title defense. (Speed51.com photo)
3:09
Super Late Model
Rattler 250
Qualifying Order
 

1 83 Scotty Ellis
2 5 Will Gallaher
3 98 Daniel Hemric
4 112 Augie Grill
5 33 Steven Davis
6 12 Harrison Burton
7 1 Keith Cahela
8 x2 Dennis Reno, Jr.
9 7 Casey Roderick
10 43 Justin South
11 10 Johanna Long
12 29 Stephen Nasse
13 47 Allen Karnes
14 31 Kyle Grissom
15 77 Ross Kenseth
16 79 Kyle Bryant
17 91 Zak Hausler
18 30 Bobby Knox, Jr.
19 26 Bubba Pollard
20 8 John Hunter Nemechek
21 2 Donnie Wilson
22 71 Kyle Benjamin
23 42 Chad Finley
24 29 Anderson Bowen
25 99 Casey Smith
26 41 TJ Reaid
27 14 Chris Davidson
28 18 Hunter Robbins
3:07
3:07
The 2014 season at Kalamazoo Speedway kicks off on Saturday, April 19 with the Intimidator 75 featuring the Outlaw Late Models. You will want to be a part of this exciting event.Click here for more information.
3:07
Will Gallaher will be in a backup car after an incident earlier today. Ritchie Wauters said that Gallaher got about ten laps of practice in the backup.
3:06
Will Gallaher will go out second in a backup car. (Speed51.com photo)
3:05
Scotty Ellis will be the first car out. (Speed51.com photo)
3:02
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3:02
Augie Grill and Bubba Pollard chat before qualifying. (Speed51.com photo)
2:59
Logan Boyett is styling a cool looking shirt today. (Speed51.com photo)
2:57
Stephen Nasse wearing some new shades. (Speed51.com photo)
2:45
2:45
The second race on the 2014 schedule for the Southern Super Series will be at the famed Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on Saturday, April 5. Bubba Pollard will be looking to defend his 2013 win.Click here for more information.
2:41
We are about 20 minutes away from qualifying for Sunday’s Rattler 250, the first event of the 2014 season for the Southern Super Series.
2:32
The plan is to race the Rattler 250 tomorrow. Everything is on schedule for tomorrow. We have to wait and see what the weather does. That is the plan of the track and the series.
2:27
2:27
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.
2:27
Many are asking about running both tonight. That is not a viable option. First, the race has been announced to be held on Sunday not Saturday night. Second, advance tickets have been sold for tomorrow. It would not be fair to those fans who have purchased tickets for tomorrow as well as those planning on coming tomorrow. Hopefully Mother Nature will be friendly to us tomorrow.
2:20
We do see your questions about qualifying and hope to have them answered soon. Thank you!
2:19
The meeting has ended and teams are now working their way back to the pits. The Southern Super Series teams are heading to pit road to prepare for qualifying at 3pm.
2:19
2:19
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2:16
After a discussion and a lot of commentary from drivers and teams concerned about pit stops. They have agreed, if we are to run next weekend, it will be an eight-tire race with a break at halfway.
2:09
Track owner John Dykes and Southern Super Series race director Dan Spence have called a meeting with Super Late Model drivers, crew chiefs and owners to discuss the possibility of running the Rattler 250 next Saturday night. This would allow drive
2:07
We have cloudy but dry skies over South Alabama Speedway currently, and are on schedule for qualifying to begin at 3pm.
2:05
The Southern Super Series drivers, crew chiefs and owners have been summoned to a meeting. We have a reporter standing by at that meeting.
1:55
1:55
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.
1:55
We have been told by track officials that Wll Mack has withdrawn from today’s Pro Late Model field due to electrical issues.
1:49
South Alabama Speedway has bonuses for tonight’s Rattler 125 and tomorrow’s Rattler 250.

Rattler 250-

  • Fast Qualifier- $250
  • Fast Qualifier- Start on Pole and Win- $500
  • Start in Rear and Win (Highest qualifying driver in Top 4)-$1000
  • Halfway Leader- $250

 

Rattler 125-

  • Fast Qualifier- $250
  • Start on Pole and Win – $500
  • Start in rear and Win (Highest qualifying driver in top four) – $1000
  • Half way Leader- $250
1:44
Schedule for the remainder of today…

2:00—— Grandstands open

3:00—— SLM qualify (top 24 locked in) Cars Impounded

PLM qualify (top 24 locked in)

4:30- 5:00- Local Practice (Modified & Street 15 min each)

5:10—— Driver’s meeting

5:45—–Modified Qualify

6:00—– Last Chance Races if needed

—–Feature: Modified, Street Stock,

9th  Annual Pro Late Model Rattler 125

1:21
John Close tells that the television package that they have for Gresham Motorsports Park is coming together well as they now have a reach of 92.5 million homes for this year. This includes one-hour races for the May 3 and September 13 Pro Late Model events and the July 12 Southern Super Series race. The World Crown 300 will be a two-hour broadcast.
1:18
John Close, General Manager of Gresham Motorsports Park, talks to Ricky Brooks. (Speed51.com photo)
12:49
Daniel Hemric goes over the scales in Kyle Benjamin’s car. (Speed51.com photo)
12:46
We are going to take a quick break to grab some lunch and a few photos and notes from the pit area. We will return for Southern Super Series qualifying at 3:00 pm CT.
12:35
12:35
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.
12:35
Daniel Hemric has confirmed he will not only qualify his car today but will also qualify Kyle Benjamin’s car. Benjamin is in Mobile today testing his ARCA car for next week.
12:28
Daniel Hemric, Harrison Burton, and Johanna Long have some fun. (Speed51.com photo)
12:24
Modified Practice Results

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 8 Donnie Hamrac 16.197
2 91 Jim Wall 16.416
3 66 Heath Mills 16.452
4 00 Brandon Curren 16.476
5 21 Brandon Odom 16.543
6 1 Kip Whitehead 16.682
7 17c Chris Cotto 16.775
8 p131 Parker Pugh No Time
9 17p Jacob Permenter No Time
10 101 Cameron Berry No Time
11 131 Jeff Letson No Time
12:24
12:24
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.
12:16
Pro Late Model
Baby Rattler 125
Overall Practice

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88 Garrett Jones 15.521
2 05 Bayley Curry 15.540
3 12HB Harrison Burton 15.574
4 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.640
5 14 Davey Coble 15.679
6 18 Hunter Robbins 15.683
7 66KR Korey Ruble 15.693
8 42 Steven Davis 15.698
9 10 RS Senter 15.699
10 1JA Josh Adkins 15.795
11 26 Bubba Pollard 15.812
12 12BB Brandon Brilliant 15.857
13 66RR Ryan Redmon 15.860
14 98 Justin Ashburn 15.910
15 20 Cole Rouse 15.926
16 4 Kyle Plott 15.934
17 01 Derek Scott, Jr. 15.939
18 23 Dalton Grindle 16.007
19 5 Shane Nalley 16.009
20 29 Matthew Wragg 16.087
21 12WM Will Mack 16.123
22 45 Dwayne Buggay 16.187
23 51 Perry Patino 16.327
24 30 Rusty Sanford 16.415
25 92 Bryce Dulahban 18.839
12:08
Southern Super Series
Rattler 250
Overall Practice

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 77 Ross Kenseth 15.144
2 112 Augie Grill 15.184
3 29SN Stephen Nasse 15.192
4 31 Kyle Grissom 15.216
5 29AB Anderson Bowen 15.280
6 30 Bobby Knox, Jr. 15.280
7 12 Harrison Burton 15.332
8 26 Bubba Pollard 15.386
9 10 Johanna Long 15.405
10 83 Scotty Ellis 15.407
11 91 Zak Hausler 15.427
12 2 Donnie Wilson 15.432
13 14 Chris Davidson 15.466
14 18 Hunter Robbins 15.473
15 98 Daniel Hemric 15.474
16 99 Casey Smith 15.480
17 41 TJ Reaid 15.515
18 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.518
19 42 Chad Finley 15.576
20 x2 Dennis Reno, Jr. 15.591
21 33 Steven Davis 15.614
22 47 Allen Karnes 15.694
23 79 Kyle Bryant 15.764
24 43 Justin South 15.774
25 7 Casey Roderick 15.864
26 5 Will Gallaher 15.928
27 1 Keith Cahela 16.038
12:00
12:00
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.
12:00
Modified practice has concluded. The next on-track action will be qualifying beginning at 3pm.  
11:59
Pro Late Model
Baby Rattler 125
Practice #2

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88 Garrett Jones 15.521
2 66KR Korey Ruble 15.693
3 10 RS Senter 15.699
4 05 Bayley Curry 15.703
5 1JA Josh Adkins 15.795
6 26 Bubba Pollard 15.812
7 18 Hunter Robbins 15.817
8 66RR Ryan Redmon 15.902
9 20 Cole Rouse 15.926
10 98 Justin Ashburn 15.931
11 42 Steven Davis 15.962
12 12BB Brandon Brilliant 15.995
13 5 Shane Nalley 16.009
14 4 Kyle Plott 16.057
15 29 Matthew Wragg 16.087
16 01 Derek Scott, Jr. 16.114
17 12HB Harrison Burton 16.123
18 12WM Will Mack 16.123
19 45 Dwaybe Buggay 16.187
20 51 Perry Patino 16.327
21 30 Rusty Sanford 16.415
22 92 Bryce Duhlaban 16.839
11:59
11:59
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.
11:51
Two Texas drivers, Casey Smith and Derek Scott Jr., have a conversation. (Speed51.com photo)
11:50
There are 10 minutes remaining in Modified practice.
11:47
He was on track in a Super Late Model during final Pro Late Model practice.
11:47
Comment From guest

Why did they black flag Roderick?

11:35
11:35
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.
11:34
Up next will be Modified practice which will run until noon CT.
11:34
That will conclude the final round of Pro Late Model practice.  
11:33
Cole Rouse comes back in. (Speed51.com photo)
11:32
Cole Rouse told his crew that his car is loose in the middle. He came in and made a quick adjustment then headed back out.
11:31
Curry, Rouse, Scott and Redmon get the five-to-go signal from the flagstand.  
11:29
11:29
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.
11:29
Casey Roderick has made his way out on track in his Super Late Model. The flagman has given him the black flag.  
11:29
Garrett Jones is happy with how his car is running. (Speed51.com photo)
11:26
Davey Coble not only drives his Pro Late Model but he is the fuel man as well. (Speed51.com photo)
11:20
Plott, Curry, Wragg, Mack, Davis and Sanford currently make up the cars on track.  
11:17
11:17
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!
11:14
Southern Super Series
Rattler 250
Practice #2

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 77 Ross Kenseth 15.144
2 112 Augie Grill 15.184
3 29SN Stephen Nasse 15.192
4 31 Kyle Grissom 15.216
5 29AB Anderson Bowen 15.280
6 30 Bobby Knox, Jr. 15.280
7 12 Harrison Burton 15.332
8 10 Johanna Long 15.405
9 83 Scotty Ellis 15.407
10 91 Zak Hausler 15.427
11 2 Donnie Wilson 15.432
12 14 Chris Davidson 15.466
13 26 Bubba Pollard 15.476
14 99 Casey Smith 15.480
15 18 Hunter Robbins 15.492
16 41 TJ Reaid 15.515
17 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.518
18 98 Daniel Hemric 15.540
19 42 Chad Finley 15.576
20 x2 Dennis Reno, Jr. 15.591
21 47 Allen Karnes 15.694
22 79 Kyle Bryant 15.764
23 43 Justin South 15.774
24 33 Steven Davis 15.789
25 7 Casey Roderick 15.864
26 1 Keith Cahela 16.086
11:13
Derek Scott Jr. heads out to practice. (Speed51.com photo)
11:09
The final round of Pro Late Model practice is on track. Patino, Redmon, Nalley, Sanford and Ashburn are the first cars out.
11:04
11:04
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11:03
That will conclude this final round of Super Late Model practice for the weekend. Pro Late Model final practice is up next until 11:30 am. Super Late Model qualifying tire selection will begin at 11:30 am.
10:56
Augie Grill rolls around turns 3 & 4.(Speed51.com photo)
10:55
Comment From Canadian Racer

1,200 Laps

10:54
Ellis, Burton, Long, Smith, Nemechek and Gallaher in his backup machine all on track with five minutes to go in this session.
10:52
Comment From GAracer67

2500 laps!

10:50
Robbins, Reaid, Nasse and Finley all now on track.
10:49
Speed51.com photographer Mike Ramsell gets a few shots into turn three.(Speed51.com Photo)
10:48
This guess is total between Super and Pro’s.
10:47
Let’s have some fun…how many total practice laps do you think have been made so far this weekend?
10:43
Casey Smith, Korey Ruble, Allen Karnes, John Hunter Nemechek and Justin South now make up the cars on track.  
10:42
Pro Late Model

Baby Rattler 125

Practice #1 Results

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 05 Bayley Curry 15.540
2 12HB Harrison Burton 15.574
3 8 John Hunter Nemechek 15.640
4 88 Garrett Jones 15.657
5 14 Davey Coble 15.679
6 18 Hunter Robbins 15.683
7 42 Steven Davis 15.698
8 1JA Josh Adkins 15.812
9 66KR Korey Ruble 15.849
10 26 Bubba Pollard 15.857
11 12BB Brandon Brilliant 15.857
12 66RR Korey Ruble 15.860
13 98 Justin Ashburn 15.910
14 20 Cole Rouse 15.929
15 4 Kyle Plott 15.934
16 01 Derek Scott, Jr. 15.939
17 23 Dalton Grindle 16.007
18 29 Matthew Wragg 16.091
19 12WM Will Mack 16.163
20 51 Perry Patino 16.375
21 5 Shane Nalley 16.858
22 92 Bryce Duhlaban N/A
10:40
10:39
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10:38
Comment From charles

Thank you speed51.com for the great coverage next best thing to being there 🙂

10:37
Kyle Plott (4) and Harrison Burton (14) going side-by-side in Pro Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
10:26
10:26
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour makes their second visit to Caraway Speedway in Sophia, SC on Saturday, March 29. It will be part of a full racing program with the ground pounders capping off the night with a 150-lap event. Click here for more information.
10:24
Korey Ruble, Harrison Buron, Brandon Brilliant and Dalton Grindle are with less than ten minutes remaining in practice.
10:16
Garrett Jones, John Hunter Nemechek, Perry Patino, Matthew Wragg, and Davey Coble are currently out.
10:13
Southern Super Series
Rattler 250
Practice #1 Results

1 31 Kyle Grissom 15.257
2 12 Harrison Burton 15.335
3 112 Augie Grill 15.374
4 26 Bubba Pollard 15.386
5 18 Hunter Robbins 15.473
6 98 Daniel Hemric 15.474
7 99 Casey Smith 15.505
8 14 Chris Davidson 15.538
9 41 TJ Reaid 15.556
10 29 Stephen Nasse 15.563
11 77 Ross Kenseth 15.565
12 42 Chad Finley 15.614
13 33 Steven Davis 15.614
14 30 Bobby Knox Jr. 15.627
15 29 Anderson Bowen 15.627
16 83 Scotty Ellis 15.693
17 79 Kyle Bryant 15.781
18 43 Justin South 15.794
19 10 Johanna Long 15.797
20 47 Allen Karnes 15.903
21 5 Will Gallaher 15.928
22 1 Keith Cahela 16.038
23 7 Casey Roderick 17.092
10:12
Ryan Redmon carrying someone special with him today. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:09
Mack and Ashburn wait to go out for their first practice of the day. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:08
Scotty Ellis rolls his Super Late Model over the scales. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:08
Pro Late Models are out for their first 30-minute practice session.
10:06
A man of many racecars, Korey Ruble now straps into his Pro Late Model. Ruble says, “I just get in ’em and drive.” (Speed51.com Photo)
10:05
The first practice has ended for the Southern Super Series. We will post a full rundown shortly. Kyle Grissom was the fastest with a 15.257. Harrison Burton was second with a 15.335 and Augie Grill was third with a 15.374.
10:01
Will Mack is strapped into his No. 12 Pro Late Model and ready to go for their upcoming 30-minute practice session. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:00
10:00
Today’s coverage of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend featuring the 9th Annual Pro Late Model 125 is presented by Ford Racing. Ford Racing offers the widest line of Sealed Racing Engines from 350 to 590 HP. Ford Sealed Racing Engines are engineered, tested and built to professional racing series standards and deliver reliable lasting performance. Their engines are approved for many short track series and tracks around the United States. Their engines have won the last five Snowflake 100’s.Click here for more information.
9:59
Kyle Grissom, Harrison Burton and Augie Grill are the current top three. Grissom has a fast time of 15.257.
9:59
Grill’s location just off the track forces Hunter Robbins to navigate around him. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:58
Augie Grill’s crew is making adjustments to his machine as soon as he exits the track instead of traveling all the way to their pit stall on the back pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:57
Stephen Nasse, Chad Davidson, Hunter Robbins, Kyle Bryant and Casey Smith are currently out.
9:55
Kyle Bryant fires up his No.71 and heads out. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:54
Chad Finley and Corey Ruble (in Anderson Bowen’s car) is out. Bubba Pollard heads out to get some laps.
9:52
A backup for Gallaher being unloaded. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:52
9:52
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9:51
The damage to the right front of Gallaher’s No. 5 ride. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:51
Harrison Burton and Casey Roderick are now out. Augie Grill heads out for the first time today.
9:50
Donnie Wilson and crew make adjustments to their No. 2 machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:49
Kyle Bryant, Daniel Hemric, Alan Karnes, and Stephen Nasse are on track.
9:48
Correction: Korey Ruble will strap into the Bowen No. 29 during this first session. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:46
Also, Kyle Benjamin will not be at South Alabama Speedway today as he is testing at Mobile International Raceway for next weekend’s ARCA Racing Series event. He will have another driver to qualify his car for tomorrow’s Rattler 250. We are waiting for confirmation on who will qualify the #71 car.
9:45
The Bowen pit is currently quiet. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:45
After rolling their Rattler 250 entry through tech this morning, the Bowen pit will be quiet throughout this practice as driver, Anderson Bowen, is competing in this afternoon’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East PittLite125 at Bristol Motor Speedway (TN). South Alabama Speedway Pro Late Model Viper Series 2013 champion Korey Ruble, who is piloting his familiar No. 66 entry in the Baby Rattler 125 this evening, will qualify Bowen’s No. 29 Southern Super Series ride this afternoon.
9:44
CAUTION: Donnie Wilson and Will Gallaher get together in turns three and four. Wilson was just coming out on the track and came up on Gallaher. Wilson spun and Gallaher has some right front damage.
9:38
9:38
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9:38
Alan Karnes is also out.
9:36
Chad Finley is the first car out as the track is now open for practice for the Southern Super Series for the next half hour. Kyle Grissom is the second car out.
9:35
Kyle Grissom waits patiently to be the first car out when the first round of Super Late Model practice begins. (Speed51.com)
9:32
Short delay in practice getting underway as we are waiting for the cleanup crew to remove their vehicle from the front straightaway.
9:26
9:26
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9:25
Tonight’s Baby Rattler 125 will not count cautions. There will be a free-pass award under each caution so long as that car was not the cause of the caution. In that event it would fall to the next eligible car. There will also be a three-spin rule in effect this evening.
9:19
Today’s Schedule

9:30—– PLM Qualifying Tire selection begins

9:30—— Practice Begins- SLM & PLM alternating

11:00—— SLM RACE (6) tire selection begins

11:30——- SLM / PLM Practice ends

11:30——Late Model Tech   Closes

11:30- 12:00…Modified Practice

12:00- 1:30——- SLM to Pre Qualifying Tech

1:30 -2:45——PLM to Pre Qualifying Tech

2:00—— Grandstands open

3:00—— SLM qualify (top 24 locked in) Cars Impounded

PLM qualify (top 24 locked in)

4:30- 5:00- Local Practice (Modified & Street 15 min each)

5:10—— Driver’s meeting

5:45—–Modified Qualify

6:00—– Last Chance Races if needed

—–Feature: Modified, Street Stock,

9th  Annual Pro Late Model Rattler 125

 

9:16
New Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL) general manager Stan Narrison speaks to the drivers. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:15
Tonight’s Baby Rattler 125 will be a four-tire race. All changes must be approved by an official.
9:13
The rotating SLM/PLM practice session at 9:30 am will be two 30-minute sessions a piece for each division.
9:11
Drivers listen intently to race procedures. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:08
In the event of rain postponing tomorrow’s Rattler 250, the rain date will be June 7. Officials have deemed that the next available Southern Super Series open date with no conflicts.
9:06
Track owner John Dykes and race director Dan Spence address the crowd at the drivers meeting. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:58
8:58
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8:58
Good morning from South Alabama Speedway in Opp, Alabama for day two of the 38th Annual Rattler Weekend. Today, we will have a busy day of coverage with the Pro Late Model Rattler 125 capping off the activities tonight.
8:57
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Trackside Now – SSS Rattler 250 – South Alabama Speedway (AL) – Pro Late Model Rattler 125 – 3/15/14