9:22
9:21
That will conclude our coverage of the Governor's Cup 150 at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, Vermont.

Those looking for Street Stock results can tune into Speed51.com over the weekend.

Congratulations to Nick Sweet on his win and thank you for tuning in tonight.

9:20
Eric Johnson wins the 35-lap Tiger Sportsman race.
9:19
Lt. Governor and acting Governor of Vermont Phil Scott hands over the Governor's Cup trophy to Nick Sweet. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:19
Nick Sweet clims out a three-time Governor's Cup winner. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:16
Vermont Governor's Cup Unofficial Finish

1 88vt Nick Sweet
2 60vt Derrick O'Donnell
3 66vt Jason Corliss
4 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
5 85vt Trampas Demers
6 26vt John Donahue
7 68vt Brooks Clark
8 14vt Phil Scott
9 99vt Cody Blake
10 44vt Dave Pembroke
11 1vt Shawn Fleury
12 4vt Eric Badore
13 4ny Brandon Atkins
14 16me Clint Bowyer
15 38vt Tyler Cahoon
16 9me Emily Packard
17 16vt Scott Dragon
18 58vt Jimmy Hebert
19 40vt Eric Chase
20 29vt Jason Allen
21 15vt Joey Laquerre
22 3vt Mike Bailey
23 10vt Josh Demers
24 11nh Brett Gervais
25 27vt Kyle Pembroke
26 17vt Lance Allen
27 13vt Boomer Morris
28 9vt Chip Grenier
29 32nh Jeff Marshall
30 51vt Joey M. Laquerre
31 25vt Dave Whitcomb
8:54
We're headed to the track and will have more shortly.
8:53
CHECKERED FLAG: Nick Sweet leads wire-to-wire to win the Governor's Cup 150 at Thunder Road. O'Donnell, Corliss, Cyr, and Demers complete the top-five.
8:53
WHITE FLAG: Sweet with a commanding lead up front. He's led every lap so far.
8:52
Lap 147: Demers and Donahue nose-to-tail for fifth.
8:52
Lap 145: Five laps to go for the hometown favorite Nick Sweet.
8:52
Lap 142: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Corliss, Cyr, and Demers. Donahue, Clark, Scott, Blake, and Pembroke complete the top-10.
8:51
Lap 140: Bowyer powers to the inside of Sweet in an attempt to get back on the lead lap.
8:51
Lap 137: Donahue powers to the inside of Scott to take away the sixth spot.
8:50
Lap 135: Demers and Scott now battle for the fifth spot with Donahue right behind them.
8:49
Lap 132: Cyr is starting to slightly close the gap between himself and Corliss, who rides in the third position.
8:48
Lap 129: Sweet goes around Bowyer to put him one lap down.
8:48
Lap 126: Sweet continues to extend his lead as he works through lapped traffic. He leads O'Donnell, Corliss, Cyr, and Demers.
8:47
8:47
Lap 124: Donahue makes the pass on Clark to take away the seventh spot. He now looks for racing room under Scott for sixth.
8:47
Lap 123: Packard goes one lap down.
8:46
Lap 121: Sweet goes around Gervais and is now on the back bumper of Bowyer looking to put the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver one lap down.
8:46
Lap 119: Bailey and Badore each go another lap down.
8:45
Lap 117: Sweet goes around K. Pembroke.
8:45
Lap 115: Sweet is beginning to close in on slower traffic.
8:44
Lap 113: Clark is now closing in on Scott for the sixth position.
8:44
Lap 110: Donahue is up to the eighth spot after starting 31st.
8:43
Lap 108: Demers now tries to power back to the inside of Cyr for fourth.
8:43
Lap 106: Sweet continues to extend his lead over O'Donnell. Cyr steals fourth from Demers.
8:42
Lap 104: Cyr to the inside of Demers for fourth. They're side-by-side battling for the position.
8:42
Lap 101: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Corliss, Demers, and Cyr up front. Scott, Blake, Clark, Donahue, and D. Pembroke complete the top-10.
8:41
8:41
Lap 99: Corliss takes third as Cyr now closes in on Demers for fourth.
8:41
Lap 97: Corliss and Demers remain door-to-door for the third spot. Sweet with a four car-length lead over O'Donnell up front.
8:40
Lap 96: Corliss now inside of Demers for the third spot.
8:40
Lap 95: Corliss dives to the inside of Phil Scott for fourth. He takes the spot.
8:40
GREEN FLAG: Sweet and O'Donnell go side-by-side into turn one. Sweet has the advantage off of turn two.
8:39
8:39
Bowyer's crew believes contact was made with Jean-Paul Cyr to force his No. 16 to spin to the infield.
8:37
Bowyer will take his car to pit road and asks his crew for an air pressure and wedge adjustment.
8:37
YELL OW FLAG (Lap 93): Clint Bowyer spins in turn two.
8:36
Lap 92: Bowyer back under Cyr for the sixth spot. He makes the move stick.
8:36
Lap 90: Blake is now on the rear bumper of Bowyer's No. 16 as they work lapped traffic.
8:35
Lap 87: Bowyer now looks to the inside of Cyr for sixth.
8:35
Lap 85: Demers and Corliss are now nose-to-tail as they work the lapped car of Jimmy Hebert.
8:34
Lap 83: Sweet with over a half-straightaway lead up front.
8:34
Lap 80: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Scott, Demers, and Corliss. Cyr, Bowyer, Pembroke, Blake, and Clark complete the top-10.
8:33
Lap 78: Demers is now beginning to close in on Scott for the third spot.
8:32
Lap 76: Corliss is now up to the fifth spot as he follows Demers around the top side of the track.
8:32
Lap 74: O'Donnell now looks to the outside of Dragon. Sweet with a eight car-length lead out front.
8:31
Lap 72: Dragon slips in between Sweet and O'Donnell.
8:31
GREEN FLAG: Sweet goes into turn one door-to-door with the lapped car of Scott Dragon.
8:30
On the restart, O'Donnell will once again start from the outside of row two. Third-place Phil Scott will restart from the outside of row three.
8:29
8:29
YELLOW FLAG (Lap 70): Emily Packard spins in turn four.
8:28
Lap 70: Sweet has checked out from the field as they battle behind him.
8:28
GREEN FLAG: Nick Sweet leads the field back to green. O'Donnell works slower traffic from the outside of the second row.
8:28
Lights are out. Green flag next time by.
8:26
Current Unofficial Top-15 (69 of 150 laps complete)

1. Nick Sweet
2. Derrick O'Donnell
3. Phil Scott
4. Trampas Demers
5. Clint Bowyer
6. Jean-Paul Cyr
7. Dave Pembroke
8. Jason Corliss
9. Cody Blake
10. Brooks Clark
11. John Donahue
12. Brandon Atkins
13. Shawn Fleury
14. Tyler Cahoon
15. Emily Packard

8:24
YELLOW FLAG (Lap 69): Tyler Cahoon spins in turn one.
8:24
Lap 68: O'Donnell has closed the gap from a half-straightaway to about four car-lengths.
8:23
8:23
Lap 66: O'Donnell is closing the gap very quickly as Sweet struggles with lap traffic.
8:23
Lap 65: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Scott, Demers, and Bowyer.
8:22
Lap 63: Sweet is now encountering a very large group of traffic, much of which is side-by-side.
8:22
Lap 61: Demers and Bowyer finally clear slower traffic and breakaway from the group.
8:22
Lap 60: Jimmy Hebert goes one lap down.
8:21
Lap 58: Bowyer is becoming clearly frustrated with the slower car of Brett Gervais. Demers gets around Bowyer for fourth.
8:21
Lap 56: Bowyer looks three-wide in the middle of lapped traffic coming off of turn four. He thinks better of it.
8:21
Lap 52: Bowyer is now having trouble working slower traffic and that has allowed Demers to close the gap.
8:20
Lap 50: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Scott, Bowyer, and T. Demers. Cyr, D. Pembroke, Corliss, Packard, and Fleury ride in positions six through ten.
8:19
Lap 47: Sweet is setting a torrid pace thus far as he continues to lead the way.
8:18
Lap 44: Dave Pembroke works the outside of Packard for seventh. He takes the spot.
8:18
8:18
Lap 42: Grenier, Allen, and Dragon have all been lapped by Sweet.
8:17
Lap 40: Sweet now encounters to slower cars side-by-side and that allowed O'Donnell to slightly close the gap.
8:17
Lap 38: Packard and Demers are door-to-door now for the fifth spot. Cyr is right there as well.
8:16
Lap 36: Joey Laquerre goes one lap down. Sweet now with over a half-straightaway lead over O'Donnell.
8:16
Lap 33: Gervais, K. Pembroke, Badore, Bailey, and Chase have all been lapped by Sweet.
8:15
8:15
Lap 31: Sweet leads O'Donnell, Scott, Bowyer, and Demers up front.
8:15
Lap 29: Sweet currently holds nearly a half-straightaway lead over O'Donnell as the leaders continue to work slower traffic.
8:14
Lap 27: Bowyer to the outside of Packard for fifth and then pulls down to the inside to challenge Demers for fourth.
8:14
Lap 26: Scott now closes in on Demers and powers to the bottom in turn four to take away the third spot.
8:13
8:13
Lap 24: Jason Allen goes one lap down.
8:13
Lap 23: Demers now rides comfortably in third as Scott works the outside of Packard for fourth.
8:13
Lap 21: Bowyer to the outside of Cyr for the sixth spot. They go door-to-door.
8:12
Lap 20: Morris goes one lap down as Sweet begins to encounter heavy lap traffic.
8:12
8:12
Lap 19: Marshall goes one lap down.
8:12
Lap 18: Bowyer now applying pressure to Cyr for the sixth spot.
8:12
Lap 16: Demers now rides third as Scott closes in on Packard for fourth.
8:11
Lap 14: Sweet and O'Donnell have broken away from the rest of the field. There's about a six car-length advantage between the top-two.
8:11
Lap 13: Laquerre is now being shown the black flag.
8:11
Lap 12: Scott to the outside of Cyr for fifth.
8:10
Lap 11: Joey M. Laquerre has been shown the "piggy flag" for hogging the race track.
8:10
Lap 10: Demers clears Packard for third on the backstretch.
8:10
Lap 9: Corliss by Fleury for seventh, Bowyer will try to follow to take eighth.
8:10
Lap 7: Scott uses the inside of the race track to get by Fleury for the sixth spot.
8:09
8:09
Lap 5: Sweet with a two car-length lead over O'Donnell up front. The battle continues between Demers and Packard for third.
8:09
Lap 3: Demers works the outside of Packard for the third spot. Fleury to the outside of Cyr for fifth.
8:08
GREEN FLAG: Sweet and O'Donnell go door-to-door into turn one. Sweet with the slight advantage off of turn two.
8:06
YELLOW FLAG (Lap 1): Donahue, Marshall, and Bailey get tangled up off of turn four.
8:06
GREEN FLAG: Sweet has the advantage as the field powers into turn one. O'Donnell ducks under Packard to slip into the second spot off of turn two.
8:05
Lights are out on the pace car. Green flag next time by.
8:05
The pacecar has picked up speed as cars begin to work heat into their tires and prepare for 150 laps at "the nation's site of excitement".
8:04
Fans come to their feet for the wave off lap. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:03
8:03
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8:03
Tonight's polesitter Nick Sweet is a two-time defending Governor's Cup champion. Outside polesitter Emily Packard is one of the Northeast's rising stars. Derrick O'Donnell is the defending King of the Road at Thunder Road. Jean-Paul Cyr is a seven time American-Canadian Tour champion.

Who will be the one in victory lane tonight? We're about to find out.

8:01
Madison Pembroke, the eight-year-old cousin of Kyle Pembroke and niece of Dave Pembroke, gives the command to fire engines and 32 of the best Late Models in the Northeast roar to life.
8:00
All 32 cars in the pit area qualified for tonight's race. The only exception to that is that the 31st and 32nd starting spots will have to pull into the pits if they are lapped by the halfway point.
8:00
Comment From Joshua Gayman

can we get a DNQ list?

7:58
7:57
The National Anthem has been performed and drivers are now strapping into their cars for 150 laps on the high-banked quarter-mile of Thunder Road.
7:56
Bowyer and crew chief Mickey Green discuss their game plan for tonight\'s race. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:55
Comment From 23andJoe

Pulling for Nick Sweet here from Florida!

7:50
Derrick O\'Donnell and crew prepare for tonight\'s race. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:48
Driver introductions are underway on the frontstretch.
7:45
7:43
Bowyer had been presented with a quart of Vermont Maple Syrup to help remember his trip to Vermont.
7:42
Clint Bowyer on Thunder Road:

"This is only one of maybe four or five short tracks that is like this. The Widow Maker over there in turn four, you've got to be careful of that. That comes up on you quick running by yourself, nevermind running side-by-side with someone else."

7:40
Clint Bowyer to the Thunder Road fans:

"It's so much fun to come back here. All of the fans, thank you so much for coming out and supporting everyone. Thank you for being here tonight. We're going to try to put on one hell of a show for you."

7:39
VT Governor's Cup 150 Starting Lineup

1 88vt Nick Sweet
2 9me Emily Packard
3 60vt Derrick O'Donnell
4 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
5 85vt Trampas Demers
6 14vt Phil Scott
7 1vt Shawn Fleury
8 4ny Brandon Atkins
9 66vt Jason Corliss
10 51vt Joey M. Laquerre
11 16me Clint Bowyer
12 99vt Cody Blake
13 44vt Dave Pembroke
14 9vt Chip Grenier
15 17vt Lance Allen
16 68vt Brooks Clark
17 38vt Tyler Cahoon
18 15vt Joey Laquerre
19 58vt Jimmy Hebert
20 16vt Scott Dragon
21 4vt Eric Badore
22 27vt Kyle Pembroke
23 13vt Boomer Morris
24 10vt Josh Demers
25 11nh Brett Gervais
26 40vt Eric Chase
27 25vt David Whitcomb
28 29vt Jason Allen
29 78qc Stephane Decoste
30 32nh Jeff Marshall
31 26vt John Donahue
32 3vt Mike Bailey
7:35
7:33
The field for the Governor's Cup 150 is now rolling onto the track.
7:24
Jimmy Hebert and Nick Sweet walk to their cars. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:17
Polesitter Nick Sweet tells Speed51.com that he's unsure of his strategy here tonight. He said that it will be difficult to get out to a big lead with good cars behind him. "I hate starting on the pole," said Sweet. "There's only one way to go."
7:12
Nick Sweet and Emily Packard will lead the field to the green flag. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:03
Rough Riders are now on the track for their 16-lap, two segment feature. There will be a slight intermission after this race and then pre-race ceremonies will begin for the Governor's Cup 150.
7:02
Scott Dragon is in the No. 16 ride normally driven by Joey Becker. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:01
7:00
VT Governor's Cup Consolation Race #2 Unofficial Finish

1 66vt Jason Corliss
2 1vt Shawn Fleury
3 15vt Joey Laquerre
4 16vt Scott Dragon
5 27vt Kyle Pembroke
6 10vt Josh Demers
7 40vt Eric Chase
8 29vt Jason Allen
9 32nh Jeff Marshall
10 3vt Mike Bailey
6:58
CHECKERED FLAG: Jason Corliss wins the second Late Model consolation race for tonight's Governor's Cup.
6:58
WHITE FLAG: Corliss continues to lead. Dragon now applying pressure to Laquerre once again for the third spot.
6:58
Lap 12: Fleury is closing in on the back bumper of Corliss' No. 66 for the lead.
6:57
Lap 10: Fleury is within one car-length of Corliss up front. Laquerre has been able to pull away from Dragon in the third spot.
6:57
Lap 8: Fleury appears to be closing the gap ever so slightly on Corliss for the race lead.
6:56
Lap 6: Corliss leads Fleury by about two car-lengths up front. Laquerre continues to hold onto the third spot.
6:56
Lap 4: Dragon to the outside of Laquerre for third. Pembroke and Demers are door-to-door for fifth behind them.
6:55
Lap 2: Fleury takes second from Laquerre and now Dragon applies pressure to Laquerre for third.
6:55
GREEN FLAG: Corliss powers to the top-spot as the field heads into turn one. Fleury works the outside of Laquerre for second.
6:54
VT Governor's Cup Consolation Race #2 Lineup

1 15vt Joey Laquerre
2 66vt Jason Corliss
3 16vt Scott Dragon
4 1vt Shawn Fleury
5 27vt Kyle Pembroke
6 3vt Mike Bailey
7 10vt Josh Demers
8 29vt Jason Allen
9 32nh Jeff Marshall
10 40vt Eric Chase
6:54
6:54
VT Governor's Cup Consolation Race #1 Unofficial Finish

1 9vt Chip Grenier
2 17vt Lance Allen
3 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
4 58vt Jimmy Hebert
5 4vt Eric Badore
6 13vt Boomer Morris
7 11vt Brett Gervais
8 25vt David Whitcomb
9 78qc Stephane Decoste
10 26vt John Donahue
6:53
CHECKERED FLAG: Chip Grenier wins the first Late Model consolation race. Cyr beats out Hebert for third.
6:52
Lap 14: Cyr holds the slight advantage over Hebert, but Hebert tries to battle back on the outside.
6:51
Lap 12: Grenier leads Allen as the battle for third continues.
6:51
Lap 10: Hebert and Cyr remain door-to-door for third.
6:51
The top-three finishers in the consolation races will carry over the +/- from their heat race.
6:50
Lap 8: Hebert gets loose in turn two and that allows Cyr to dive to the bottom for the third spot.
6:50
Lap 7: Grenier has started to extend his lead up front over Allen.
6:50
Lap 6: Badore works the outside of Cyr for the fourth spot.
6:50
6:49
Lap 4: Grenier has the slight advantage at the stripe that time by, as Hebert takes sole possession of third.
6:49
Lap 2: The top-four all remain side-by-side battling for position.
6:49
GREEN FLAG: Allen has the slight advantage as he and Grenier battle door-to-door into turn one.
6:46
Governor's Cup 150 Consolation Race #1 Lineup

1 9vt Chip Grenier
2 17vt Lance Allen
3 58vt Jimmy Hebert
4 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
5 26vt John Donahue
6 11nh Brett Gervais
7 4vt Eric Badore
8 13vt Boomer Morris
9 78qc Stephane Decoste
10 25vt David Whitcomb
6:46
The first of two Late Model consolation races is now rolling onto the track.
6:45
6:44
Jimmy Hebert shows support for the local VFW on the hood of his No. 58. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:38
Tiger Sportsman are now on the track for qualifying heats. Late Model consolation races are up next.
6:32
Eric Chase did not pass post-qualifying technical inspection (too wide) and will go the consolation race.
6:27
6:23
Yes. The top-three from the qualifying heats will carry over their +/- rating to the feature.
6:23
Comment From MR

Maybe I missed it, but are they using the +/- handicap tonight?

6:23
Street Stocks are now on the track for the first of two qualifying heat races.
6:22
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #4 Unofficial Finish

1 99vt Cody Blake
2 40vt Eric Chase
3 14vt Phil Scott
4 60vt Derrick O'Donnell
5 15vt Joey Laquerre
6 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
7 26vt John Donahue
8 29vt Jason Allen
6:21
CHECKERED FLAG: Cody Blake wins the final Governor's Cup qualifying heat. Scott holds off O'Donnell to claim the the final transfer spot.
6:20
WHITE FLAG: The battle is on for third with Scott and O'Donnell.
6:20
Lap 10: O'Donnell takes fourth and now powers to the outside of Scott to battle for the third spot.
6:20
Lap 9: Jason Allen has been given the black flag by race control.
6:19
Lap 8: Scott takes third and now O'Donnell works the inside of Laquerre for fourth. Blake continues to pull away up front.
6:19
Lap 6: Scott and Laquerre, two veterans of the sport. battle door-to-door with O'Donnell lurking behind them.
6:19
Lap 4: Lt. Governor of Vermont, Phil Scott, now battles Laquerre for the final transfer spot.
6:18
Lap 2: Blake begins to pull away from Laquerre. Chase now dives to the bottom of Laquerre to take away the second spot.
6:18
GREEN FLAG: Blake leads Laquerre into turn one as the field goes side-by-side behind them.
6:17
6:17
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #4 Lineup

1 99vt Cody Blake
2 15vt Joey Laquerre
3 40vt Eric Chase
4 14vt Phil Scott
5 29vt Jason Allen
6 60vt Derrick O'Donnell
7 26vt John Donahue
8 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
6:16
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #3 Unofficial Finish

1 4ny Brandon Atkins
2 68vt Brooks Clark
3 9me Emily Packard
4 17vt Lance Allen
5 16vt Scott Dragon
6 3vt Mike Bailey
7 4vt Eric Badore
8 32nh Jeff Marshall
6:15
CHECKERED FLAG: Brandon Atkins wins the third qualifying heat after a 12-lap battle with Brooks Clark.
6:14
WHITE FLAG: Atkins still with the advantage as Packard takes third from Allen.
6:14
Lap 9: The top-two continue to duke it out side-by-side for the race lead.
6:14
Lap 8: Dragon takes fifth from Bailey on the outside.
6:13
Lap 6: Atkins continues to hold a slight edge over Clark. Packard works the outside of Allen for the third spot.
6:13
Lap 5: Atkins with the nose out in front that time by the stripe.
6:13
Lap 4: Clark with the slight advantage on the inside, but Atkins continues to battle on the high side.
6:12
Lap 2: The top-two remain side-by-side as Allen rides comfortably in third.
6:12
GREEN FLAG: Clark and Atkins go door-to-door into turn one.
6:12
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6:11
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #3 Lineup

1 68vt Brooks Clark
2 4ny Brandon Atkins
3 3vt Mike Bailey
4 17vt Lance Allen
5 16vt Scott Dragon
6 9me Emily Packard
7 4vt Eric Badore
8 32nh Jeff Marshall
6:11
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Finish

1 51vt Joey M. Laquerre
2 88vt Nick Sweet
3 44vt Dave Pembroke
4 9vt Chip Grenier
5 1vt Shawn Fleury
6 11vt Brett Gervais
7 10vt Josh Demers
8 25vt Dave Whitcomb
6:10
CHECKERED FLAG: Joey M. Laquerre holds off Nick Sweet in a close finish to win the second qualifying heat.
6:09
Lap 10: Sweet is now reeling in Laquerre for the top spot as Pembroke works the outside of Grenier for third.
6:09
Lap 8: Sweet now works the outside of Grenier for the second spot. He takes the spot.
6:08
Lap 7: Sweet takes third. Pembroke to the inside of Demers for fourth.
6:08
Lap 5: Grenier takes second and now Sweet powers to the inside of Demers for third.
6:08
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6:08
Lap 3: Laquerre takes control of the lead as Grenier races under Demers for second.
6:07
GREEN FLAG: Demers gets the jump on the outside on the start, but Laquerre battles back as the power down the backstretch. Grenier looks to make it three-wide in the middle but thinks twice about it.
6:07
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #2 Lineup

1 51vt Joey M. Laquerre
2 10vt Josh Demers
3 44vt Dave Pembroke
4 9vt Chip Grenier
5 88vt Nick Sweet
6 25vt Dave Whitcomb
7 1vt Shawn Fleury
8 11nh Brett Gervais

 

6:06
VT Governor's Cup Qualifying Heat #1 Unofficial Finish

1 16me Clint Bowyer
2 85vt Trampas Demers
3 38vt Tyler Cahoon
4 66vt Jason Corliss
5 58vt Jimmy Hebert
6 27vt Kyle Pembroke
7 13vt Boomer Morris
8 78qc Stephane Decoste
6:05
CHECKERED FLAG: Clint Bowyer wins the first qualifying heat for tonight's Governor's Cup 150.
6:04
WHITE FLAG: Clint Bowyer continues to lead the way up front over Demers, Cahoon, Corliss, and Hebert.
6:04
Lap 9: Hebert to the outside of Pembroke for the fifth spot.
6:04
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6:04
Lap 7: Corliss, winner of the Memorial Day Classic earlier this year, continues to work the outside of Pembroke for fourth.
6:03
Lap 6: Bowyer with a big lead up front over Demers, Cahoon, Corliss, and K. Pembroke.
6:03
Lap 4: Demers powers to the inside of Cahoon off of turn two. Give Demers the second spot.
6:02
Lap 2: Bowyer takes sole possession of the lead at the stripe. Cahoon falls into second with Demers in third.
6:02
GREEN FLAG: Bowyer jumps out to the early lead, but Cahoon battles back on the outside.
6:01
Three drivers qualify to the feature event, where their starting spots will be decided by the plus/minus system (how many positions they gain or lose).
6:01
Late Model Qualifying Heat #1 Lineup

1 16me Clint Bowyer
2 38vt Tyler Cahoon
3 27vt Kyle Pembroke
4 85vt Trampas Demers
5 66vt Jason Corliss
6 78qc Stephane Decoste
7 13vt Boomer Morris
8 58vt Jimmy Hebert
6:00
Qualifying heat number one is now rolling onto the track.
6:00
6:00
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5:59
We're just minutes away from the first qualifying heat. Clint Bowyer will lead the field to green.
5:58
Clint Bowyer signs autographs and takes pictures with fans. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:54
The post parade has rolled onto the track and legendary announcer Ken Squier takes over the microphone to begin the night.
5:53
5:53
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5:50
All four tires that drivers start the race with must be on the car throughout tonight's qualifying and feature event unless the car has a flat.
5:48
All 32 cars will start tonight's race with two halfway provisionals. The drivers receiving those provisionals will be told to go to the pit area if they are lapped by the halfway point.
5:45
Tonight's Governor's Cup is a points-counting event for the Late Models at Thunder Road. Because of that, Tom Curley says that he has an obligation to try to get those drivers into the show.
5:42
The third Late Model qualifying heat will go out first tonight in order to allow Clint Bowyer to do a live TV interview.
5:41
Tom Curley directs the driver\'s meeting. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:36
Bowyer at speed during practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:30
Governor's Cup 150 Final Practice Results

1 60vt Derrick O'Donnell 13.471
2 16me Clint Bowyer 13.480
3 66vt Jason Corliss 13.532
4 68vt Brooks Clark 13.540
5 38vt Tyler Cahoon 13.612
6 17vt Lance Allen 13.648
7 44vt Dave Pembroke 13.651
8 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr 13.657
9 25vt Dave Whitcomb 13.666
10 26vt John Donahue 13.678
11 85vt Trampas Demers 13.678
12 11nh Brett Gervais 13.685
13 4ny Brandon Atkins 13.715
14 15vt Joey Laquerre 13.716
15 14vt Phil Scott 13.721
16 88vt Nick Sweet 13.727
17 27vt Kyle Pembroke 13.729
18 10vt Josh Demers 13.743
19 78qc Stephane Decoste 13.750
20 4vt Eric BAdore 13.760
21 9vt Chip Grenier 13.762
22 16vt Scott Dragon 13.771
23 3vt Mike Bailey 13.825
24 13vt Jim Morris 13.855
25 1vt Shawn Fleury 13.876
26 40vt Eric Chase 13.883
27 29vt Jason Allen 13.883
28 9me Emily Packard 13.903
29 32nh Jeff Marshall 13.925
30 51vt Joey M. Laquerre 13.955
5:26
5:25
Derrick O'Donnell leads the final practice session over Clint Bowyer.
5:21
Tyler Cahoon showed speed in the first practice session and finished fourth on the speed chart. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:16
Late Model rookie Jason Allen is hoping to put a Governor\'s Cup win on his resume tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:14
John Donahue, Emily Packard, and Dave Whitcomb are the three cars on track with 10 minutes remaining in final practice.
5:14
5:14
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.
5:12
Thunder Road co-owner and ACT president Tom Curley goes around the pit area talking with drivers and crews before tonight\'s program begins. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:10
Shawn Fluery enters tonight's race with momentum as he won the 50-lap Late Model feature last time out at Thunder Road. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:08
5:08
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.
5:08
John Donahue, Joey M. Laquerre, Trampas Demers, Brandon Atkins, and Lance Allen are among those currently making laps.
5:08
Dave Pembroke at speed going into turn one. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:05
Nick Sweet, Eric Chase, Eric Badore, Emily Packard, Derrick O'Donnell, and Stephane Decoste are all on the track for final practice.
5:04
5:04
The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year's 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
5:04
Memorial Day Classic winner Jason Corliss was second fastest in the last practice session. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:01
One hour before post time, fans are already packing the banks of Thunder Road and picking out their seats for tonight's race.
4:59
Chip Grenier is always a threat to contend in the Vermont Late Model ranks. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:58
4:58
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4:58
Defending Governor's Cup winner Cody Blake strapped in for practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:57
Jason Allen, Decoste, Lance Allen, Dave Pembroke, Jason Corliss, Emily Packard, Brett Gervais, Brooks Clark, Tyler Cahoon, and Brandon Atkins are among those currently on track to begin practice.
4:56
Brooks Clark leads the Late Models onto the track for final practice.
4:55
Bond Auto Tiger Sportsman are now finishing up their final practice and then the Late Models will be back on track for final practice.
4:54
4:54
Lee USA Speedway in Lee, New Hampshire will host the Granite State Pro Stocks Series on Friday, July 25th. Make your plans to see the GSPSS stars take on the challenging Lee USA oval in their fifth event of the season. Click here for more information.
4:50
O\'Donnell fastest in the second Late Model practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:44
Governor's Cup 150 Practice #2 Results

1 60vt Derrick O'Donnell 13.400
2 66vt Jason Corliss 13.530
3 26vt John Donahue 13.531
4 38vt Tyler Cahoon 13.550
5 85vt Trampas Demers 13.565
6 16me Clint Bowyer 13.599
7 9vt Chip Grenier 13.607
8 11nh Brett Gervais 13.613
9 44vt Dave Pembroke 13.630
10 58vt Jimmy Hebert 13.642
11 88vt Nick Sweet 13.651
12 1vt Shawn Fleury 13.664
13 16vt Scott Dragon 13.668
14 10vt Josh Demers 13.693
15 99vt Cody Blake 13.698
16 27vt Kyle Pembroke 13.720
17 32vt Jean-Paul Cyr 13.738
18 14vt Phil Scott 13.768
19 17vt Lance Allen 13.792
20 25vt Dave Whitcomb 13.794
21 4vt Eric Badore 13.825
22 68vt Brooks Clark 13.839
23 51vt Joey M. Laquerre 13.843
24 9me Emily Packard 13.844
25 78qc Stephane Decoste 13.857
26 4ny Brandon Atkins 13.875
27 3vt Mike Bailey 13.907
28 29vt Jason Allen 13.911
29 13vt Jim Morris 13.911
30 40vt Eric Chase 13.918
31 15vt Joey Laquerre 13.919
4:37
Derrick O'Donnell sits at the top of the speed chart after the second Late Model practice session. We'll have a full rundown shortly.
4:34
4:34
The ISMA Super Modifieds return to the famous Oswego Speedway in Oswego, New York on Saturday, July 12th for the Kings of Wings VI. Mike Lichty will be looking to defend his 2013 win. Click here for more information.
4:34
Emily Packard is the only car on the track as the second Late Model practice comes to a close.
4:30
Nick Sweet leads John Donahue into turn one during practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:27
Joey Laquerre, Nick Sweet, and Stephane Decoste are the cars on the track with just under ten minutes remaining in this session.
4:26
4:26
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4:20
Bowyer straps in. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:19
Clint Bowyer has arrived at the track and will attempt to go out for this practice session.
4:16
Brooks Clark comes off the track after a practice run. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:12
Cahoon, Gervais, Demers, Scott, Pembroke, Roberts, Grenier, Clark, and O'Donnell are now on the track.
4:11
A group of cars go side-by-side into turn one. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:08
Hebert, Grenier, Cyr, Fleury, Blake and a number of others are currently on track.
4:06
Stephane Decoste leads the Late Models onto the track for second practice.
4:03
Two additions to the Late Model roster: Ricky Roberts and Kyle Pembroke.
4:00
Tiger Sportsman line up for practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:50
We've been told by ACT/Thunder Road officials that times from the first Late Model practice will not be available. They will have the system set up for the second and final round of practice later today.
3:48
3:48
The ACT International 300 will take place on Sunday, July 20th at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. This year's event will pay $25,000 to the winner! Make your plans now to be at this great event. Click here for more information.
3:47
Street Stocks are now on the track for their first practice session of the day.
3:46
Chip Grenier rolls over the scales after practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:46
The first Late Model practice session has come to a conclusion. We'll let you know who was fast when that information becomes available to us.
3:42
Emily Packard, Phil Scott, and Jean-Paul Cyr are the only cars on the track as the first practice session winds down.
3:40
Vermont Governor's Cup 150 Driver Roster

1vt Shawn Fleury
4ny Brandon Atkins
4vt Eric Badore
7vt Lance Allen
9me Emily Packard
9vt Chip Grenier
10vt Josh Demers
11nh Brett Gervais
13vt Boomer Morris
14vt Phil Scott
15vt Joey Laquerre
16me Clint Bowyer
16vt Scott Dragon
25vt Dave Whitcomb
26vt John Donahue
29vt Jason Allen
32nh Jeff Marshall
32vt Jean-Paul Cyr
38vt Tyler Cahoon
40vt Eric Chase
44vt Dave Pembroke
51vt Joey M. Laquerre
58vt Jimmy Hebert
60vt Derrick O'Donnell
66vt Jason Corliss
68vt Brooks Clark
78qc Stephane Decoste
85vt Trampas Demers
88vt Nick Sweet
99vt Cody Blake
3:38
3:38
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3:38
Memorial Day Classic winner Jason Corliss, Brooks Clark, Joey M. Laquerre, and Jeff Marshall are among the cars currently on track.
3:35
Unofficially, 30 Late Models are in the pit area and will attempt to qualify for tonight's 150-lap event.
3:30
Clint Bowyer's ride for tonight\'s event. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:26
3:26
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3:25
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Clint Bowyer has entered the Governor's Cup 150 for the second straight year. Bowyer will be piloting the car that Travis Stearns normally drives on the American-Canadian Tour.

Bowyer has yet to arrive here at Thunder Road and Stearns is on the track to shake down the car before Bowyer arrives.

3:24
Today's Schedule of Events

3:15 PM - ACT Late Model Practice #1
3:45 PM - Allen Lumber Street Stock Practice
3:55 PM - Bond Auto Tiger Sportsman Practice
4:00 PM - Front Gate Opens
4:05 PM - ACT Late Model Practice #2
4:35 PM - Allen Lumber Street Stock Practice
4:45 PM - Bond Auto Tiger Sportsman Practice
4:55 PM - Final ACT Late Model Practice
5:30 PM - Clint Bowyer Autograph Session
5:35 PM - Driver's Meeting
5:50 PM - Post Parade
6:00 PM - ACT Late Model Heats
Allen Lumber SS Heats
Bond Auto Tiger Heats
ACT Late Model Consi
Rough Riders
Intermission
Crews Grid Governor's Cup 150
Driver Introductions for Gov Cup 150
National Anthems
Vermont Governor's Cup 150
Victory Lane
Bond Auto Tiger Feature (35 Laps)
Allen Lumber Street Stock Feature (25 Laps)

3:20
Cars lined up in the pit area before practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:19
Jimmy Hebert was the first car on track to begin practice today. Hebert, an American-Canadian Tour regular, made the decision just a few weeks ago to file an entry for this prestigious event at his home track.
3:18
3:18
Today’s coverage of the Governor's Cup at Thunder Road Speedbowl in Barre, VT is presented by Five Star Race Car Bodies in Twin Lakes, WI. Five Star is committed to being at the forefront of creating original body designs and innovative body accessories. With their latest Ultraglass products, Five Star has developed body panels that are ultra-strong. No composite is made stronger. To find out more on Five Star Race Car Bodies’ Ultraglass products and for video demonstrations on just how tough Ultraglass products are, Click here for more information.
3:17
Good afternoon from the "Nation's Site of Excitement", Thunder Road International Speedway, in Barre, Vermont. Welcome into today's Trackside Now coverage of the Governor's Cup 150 for ACT-type Late Models.

Late Models are currently pacing the track for the first time today. It's a great night for racing here on the hill in Vermont and we encourage everyone within driving distance to head on down.

3:16
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Trackside Now – Vermont Governor’s Cup 150 – Thunder Road Speedbowl (VT) – 7/10/14