5:13
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5:13
5:13
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5:11
OUTLAW FEATURE RESULTS

1 23 Carson Werner
2 27 Eric Brown
3 10 Matthew Davey
4 05 Hannah Bell
5 3 Jensen Jorgenson
6 90 Jack Fread
7 88 Robert Wilk
8 03 Justin Taylor
9 62 Hunter Richards
10 64 Noah Ewing
5:11
BANDIT FEATURE RESULTS

1 90 Daniel Wilk
2 18H Ashton Higgins
3 66 Zack Wells
4 84 Ritchie Kuty
5 02 Grasyn Bundrick
6 18M Brayde Miranda
7 74 Henry Broadbent
8 67 Cameron Bolin
5:10
Eric Brown rode three wins to the Outlaw title. (Speed51.com photo)
5:10
5:10
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5:10
BEGINNER BANDITS FEATURE RESULTS

1 93 Carson Kvapil
2 77 Hunter Richards
3 18 Wyatt Smith
4 03 Kyle Campbell
5 23 Tyler Adams
6 54 Josh Speas
7 55 Isabella Robusto
8 47 Xander Broadbent
9 22 William Robuston
5:09
YOUNG LIONS FEATURE RESULTS

1 48 Carson Ferguson
2 98 Stefan Parsons
3 4 Tripp Gerrald
4 12 Dillon Faggart
5 74 Enzo Fittipaldi
6 2 Austin Green
7 5 Christian Eckes
8 29J Scott Joy
9 14 Seth Werner
10 87 Matt Thomas
11 17M Ryan Millington
5:09
SEMI-PRO FEATURE RESULTS

1 29 Sheldon Crouse
2 21M Joey Mattis
3 7 Austin Langenstein
4 117 Devin O’Connell
5 9 Jake Tretow
6 13 Eric Nash
7 37 Nathan Brasz
8 69 Tyler Truex
9 92 Blake Spears
5:08
5:08
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5:08
PRO FEATURE RESULTS

1 13 Joe Ryan Osborne
2 66 Zane Smith
3 54 Gregory Lang
4 99B Justin Bolton
5 15 Michael Torres
6 28 Steven Cantrell
7 03 Ryan Mackintosh
5:07
MASTERS FEATURE RESULTS

1 58 Carl Cormier
2 22 Brandon Wrisley
3 53 Bruce Silver
4 35 Shaun Geisel
5 55 Dean Bonessi
5:07
Carson Werner wins the Outlaw feature and is presented with a new steering wheel courtesy of today’s presenting sponsor Driven Steering Wheels. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:02
CHECKERED FLAG: Werner takes the feature win and Brown wins the Outlaw division championship.  
5:01
WHITE FLAG: One lap to go for Werner.
5:00
Two laps to go for Werner, Brown and Davey leading the way.  
4:57
4:57
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4:57
Jorgenson gets loose and sideways coming back to the line this time but misses the cones, corrects and continues on.  
4:55
Richards spins on his own.  
4:54
Ewing spins just before the line but keeps it moving and continues on.
4:54
Daniel Wilk won all but one Bandit feature this year. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:53
OUTLAW DIVISION FEATURE LINEUP

1 3 Jensen Jorgenson
2 23 Carson Werner
3 10 Matthew Davey
4 27 Eric Brown
5 03 Justin Taylor
6 05 Hannah Bell
7 88 Robert Wilk
8 62 Hunter Richards
9 64 Noah Ewing
10 90 Jack Fread
11 01 Ivan Gudmestad
4:53
This will be the final feature event of the afternoon.  
4:52
4:52
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4:52
Outlaw feature is now on track.  
4:51
CHECKERED FLAG: Daniel Wilk wins the Bandit division feature and will also be crowned the champion. Higgins comes back around second followed by Wells in third.  
4:50
WHITE FLAG: Wilk takes the white flag as Higgins and Wells battle for second.  
4:50
Miranda exits the track and comes to the pits.  
4:49
Wilk continues to lead Higgins and Wells in the top-three positions.  
4:46
Wilk, Higgins, Wells, Kuty and Bundrick come back to the line the top-five.  
4:44
Field coming back to green this time.  
4:44
Hard hit for the 74 of Henry Broadbent, but the driver is ok. (Speed51.com photo)
4:41
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4:41
Full-course caution for a spin by Henry Broadbent who backs his machine into the wall just before the start-finish line.  
4:40
Higgins and Wells both get a stop-and-go penalty.
4:40
Phil Parsons talks to his son Stefan after his run. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:39
Wilk leads Wells and Higgins back to the line to complete the first lap.  
4:37
Carson Ferguson is all smiles in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:37
Full-course caution for a bad start.  
4:36
BANDIT FEATURE LINEUP

1 18H Ashton Higgins
2 90 Daniel Wilk
3 67 Cameron Bolin
4 66 Zack Wells
5 74 Henry Broadbent
6 84 Ritchie Kuty
7 02 Grasyn Bundrick
8 18M Brayde Miranda
4:35
Carson Ferguson takes the Young Lions title over Stefan Parsons and Tripp Gerrald.  
4:34
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4:34
Ferguson wins the Young Lions feature over Parsons and Gerrald.  
4:33
White flag is out for Ferguson still leading Gerrald and Parsons.  
4:32
Ferguson leads the field into turn one.  
4:31
Going back green this time.  
4:28
Full-course caution for a tangle in turn one.  
4:28
Two laps to go for Ferguson, Gerrald and Parsons.
4:27
Matt Thomas’ wreck early in the event. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:26
4:26
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4:25
Ferguson leads the field back to halfway over Gerrald, Parsons and Faggart.
4:23
Going back green with Ferguson and Gerrald at the front.
4:20
Kvapil purchased the car from Bob Dillner. Dillner’s kids Meghan and Blaise used to race this bandolero.
4:19
Bob Dillner poses with Carson and Travis Kvapil in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:19
Full-course caution for Matt Thomas in the wall hard in the first turn.  
4:18
Ferguson is the current division point leader by five points over Parsons who currently runs third.  
4:18
Ferguson comes back to the line with the lead after the first lap in the Young Lions feature.
4:16
4:16
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4:16
Carson Kvapil goes over the scales after his win. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:16
YOUNG LIONS FEATURE LINEUP

1 4 Tripp Gerrald
2 48 Carson Ferguson
3 87 Matt Thomas
4 98 Stefan Parsons
5 14 Seth Werner
6 12 Dillon Faggart
7 74 Enzo Fittipaldi
8 17M Ryan Millington
9 2 Austin Green
10 95 Jacob Heffner
11 29J Scott Joy
12 5 Christian Eckes
13 82 Dawson Cram
4:15
Young Lions up next.  
4:15
Kvapil wins the Beginner Bandit feature.
4:15
Young Lions are the final Legends division of the day. (Speed51.com photo)
4:10
Robuston is off the pace.
4:08
Kvapil now stretches his lead over Robuston to about five car lengths.  
4:06
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4:06
As they come back around Kvapil and Robuston lead the field by several car lengths.  
4:05
Kvapil leads Robuston into the first turn.  
4:03
BEGINNER BANDITS FEATURE LINEUP

1 93 Carson Kvapil
2 22 William Robuston
3 23 Tyler Adams
4 55 Isabella Robusto
5 03 Kyle Campbell
6 77 Hunter Richards
7 18 Wyatt Smith
8 54 Josh Speas
9 47 Xander Broadbent
4:03
Beginner Bandits feature up next.  
4:03
Crouse has been declared teh Semi-Pro division champion.  
4:02
Sheldon Crouse gives a thumbs up after his win. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:02
The first Bando feature of the day. (Speed51.com photo)
4:01
4:01
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4:01
The contact between Truex and Langenstein was retaliation against Langenstein for an earlier scuffle.  
4:00
Crouse wins over Mattis.  
4:00
Truex and Langenstein tangle and spin.  
4:00
White flag is out for Crouse. Truex is directly on the rear bumper of Mattis for second.  
3:59
Four car battle for the lead. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:59
Truex moves to third around Langenstein.
3:59
Two laps to go and things are getting dicey among the same top-four ahead of the field.  
3:57
3:57
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3:57
Crouse continues to lead at halfway over Mattis, Langenstein and Truex who all ride nose-to-tail.
3:56
Spears is out with a broken third link. (Speed51.com photo)
3:55
In a former Meghan Dillner racecar, heat-race winner Kvapil readies for action.
3:54
Osborne wins the Pro’s. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:53
Crouse leads Mattis, Langenstein and Truex back to the line to complete the first lap.  
3:53
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3:53
Crouse, Mattis and Truex are battling for the Semi-Pro title.  
3:51
SEMI-PRO FEATURE LINEUP

1 21M Joey Mattis
2 29 Sheldon Crouse
3 117 Devin O’Connell
4 7 Austin Langenstein
5 37 Nathan Brasz
6 69 Tyler Truex
7 9 Jake Tretow
8 92 Blake Spears
9 13 Eric Nash
3:51
Byron is the Pro division champion by three points.  
3:50
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3:50
Time for Semi-Pro. (Speed51.com photo)
3:50
Lang, Bolton and Torres round out the top-five.  
3:49
Osborne wins the Pro division feature over Zane Smith.  
3:48
White flag is in the air for Osborne.
3:46
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3:46
Smith all over the rear bumper of Osborne now as we work lap six.  
3:46
Osborne leads through the Chicane. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:45
Halfway this time by.  
3:45
No change in the top-three this time by. Bolton and Torres ride fourth and fifth.  
3:43
Osborne leads Smith and Lang as they complete lap two in the Pro division feature.  
3:42
Carl Cormier goes to victory lane in the Master division. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:41
William Byron who is not in attendance (will use this race as his “drop” race) will be the Pro division champion.  
3:41
Pro division is now rolling on track.  
3:40
3:40
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3:40
Cormier will be the Masters division Winter Heat champion.  
3:39
Cormier wins the Masters feature over Wrisley, Silver and Geisel.
3:38
Cormier and Wrisley take the white flag several car lengths ahead of the rest of the field.  
3:35
Cormier leads Wrisley to halfway this lap.
3:33
Wrisely leads Cormier. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:33
Wrisley currently leads Cormier. Cormier would need to fall to last for Wrisley to take the title with the win.  
3:31
Lap 1: Wrisley leads early on the first lap.  
3:30
The Masters division 10-lap feature is on track.  
3:30
Feature one grid. (Speed51.com photo)
3:30
3:30
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3:29
Cormier will be the Master’s division champion unless Wrisley is the winner.  
3:28
MASTERS FEATURE LINEUP

1 53 Bruce Silver
2 22 Brandon Wrisley
3 55 Dean Bonessi
4 35 Shaun Geisel
5 58 Carl Cormier
3:27
OUTLAW HEAT RESULTS

1 27 Eric Brown
2 23 Carson Werner
3 3 Jensen Jorgenson
4 10 Matthew Davey
5 05 Hannah Bell
6 03 Justin Taylor
7 62 Hunter Richards
8 88 Robert Wilk
9 90 Jack Fread
10 64 Noah Ewing
11 01 Ivan Gudmestad
3:23
Not the best view for a driver. (Speed51.com photo)
3:23
That will conclude all heat races for the afternoon.  
3:23
Brown wins the Outlaw heat.
3:22
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3:22
Brown leads Werner and Jorgenson back to halfway in the Outlaw heat.  
3:21
BANDIT HEAT RESULTS

1 90 Daniel Wilk
2 18H Ashton Higgins
3 66 Zack Wells
4 67 Cameron Bolin
5 84 Ritchie Kuty
6 74 Henry Broadbent
7 18M Brayde Miranda
8 02 Grasyn Bundrick
3:21
Eric Brown leads the first lap as the come back to the line in the Outlaw heat.  
3:20
Scott Joy (right) de-briefs with his dad FOX Sports Play-By-Play Announcer Mike Joy. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:19
Wilk wins the Bandit heat.
3:18
Outlaws will be up next.  
3:17
Speed51’s Bob Dillner is here visiting with Bruce Silver of Racing Electronics. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:16
3:16
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3:15
YOUNG LIONS HEAT RESULTS

1 48 Carson Ferguson
2 98 Stefan Parsons
3 4 Tripp Gerrald
4 87 Matt Thomas
5 12 Dillon Faggart
6 14 Seth Werner
7 17M Ryan Millington
8 74 Enzo Fittipaldi
9 95 Jacob Heffner
10 2 Austin Green
11 5 Christian Eckes
12 29J Scott Joy
13 82 Dawson Cram
3:14
Wilk leads into the first turn.
3:12
BANDIT HEAT LINEUP

1 66 Zack Wells
2 90 Daniel Wilk
3 67 Cameron Bolin
4 18H Ashton Higgins
5 74 Henry Broadbent
6 84 Ritchie Kuty
7 18M Brayde Miranda
3:12
Ferguson wins over Parsons, Gerrald and Thomas.
3:10
Carson Ferguson leads to halfway.
3:10
Young Lions heat is underway.  
3:06
3:06
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3:06
BEGINNER BANDIT HEAT RESULTS

1 93 Carson Kvapil
2 22 William Robuston
3 23 Tyler Adams
4 55 Isabella Robusto
5 03 Kyle Campbell
6 77 Hunter Richards
7 18 Wyatt Smith
8 54 Josh Speas
9 47 Xander Broadbent
3:00
Legends taking the turns here at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:00
Kvapil leads Robuston. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:00
Kvapil takes the win over Robuston.
2:59
Robuston gets a little loose and Kvapil makes the move by for the lead on the white flag lap.  
2:59
2:59
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2:59
Robuston leads Kvapil halfway in the Beginner Bandit heat.  
2:57
SEMI-PRO HEAT RESULTS

1 69 Tyler Truex
2 29 Sheldon Crouse
3 21M Joey Mattis
4 7 Austin Langenstein
5 117 Devin O’Connell
6 37 Nathan Brasz
7 92 Blake Spears
8 9 Jake Tretow
9 13 Eric Nash
2:57
We are green in the Beginner Bandit heat.
2:55
BEGINNER BANDITS HEAT STARTING LINEUP

1 93 Carson Kvapil
2 22 William Robuston
3 77 Hunter Richards
4 23 Tyler Adams
5 55 Isabella Robusto
6 18 Wyatt Smith
7 54 Josh Speas
8 03 Kyle Campbell
9 47 Xander Broadbent

 

2:55
Beginner Bandits are now on track for their heat.
2:55
Tyler Truex with the win. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:54
Truex wins over Sheldon Crouse and Joey Mattis.
2:53
Early battle in the heat. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:53
2:53
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2:53
PRO HEAT RACE RESULTS

1 13 Joe Ryan Osborne
2 66 Zane Smith
3 15 Michael Torres
4 54 Gregory Lang
5 99B Justin Bolton
6 03 Ryan Mackintosh
7 28 Steven Cantrell

 

2:52
Tyler Truex jumps out front and leads the heat.
2:51
SEMI-PRO HEAT RACE LINEUP

1 29 Sheldon Crouse
2 69 Tyler Truex
3 117 Devin O’Connell
4 21M Joey Mattis
5 92 Blake Spears
6 13 Eric Nash
7 9 Jake Tretow
8 37 Nathan Brasz
9 7 Austin Langenstein
2:50
Semi-Pro is up next.
2:49
Osbourne wins over Zane Smith and Torres.
2:47
The Pro Heat is now on the track Joe Ryan Osborne leads Michael Torres.
2:47
MASTERS HEAT RACE RESULTS

1 58 Carl Cormier
2 22 Brandon Wrisley
3 35 Shaun Geisel
4 53 Bruce Silver
5 55 Dean Bonessi
2:45
Comier wins the Masters Heat Race over Brandon Wrisley.
2:43
2:43
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2:43
Comier takes the lead early in the Masters division heat race.  
2:42
OUTLAW PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 27 Eric Brown 51.585
2 23 Cason Werner 51.630
3 3 Jensen Jorgenson 51.904
4 10 Matthew Davey 52.136
5 37 Jacob Brumagin 52.173
6 05 Hannah Bell 52.478
7 90 Jack Fread 52.527
8 62 Hunter Richards 53.260
9 03T Justin Taylor 57.806
10 88 Robert Wilk 1.13.407
11 64 Noah Ewing 00.000
12 01 Ivan Gudmestad DQ
2:41
MASTERS HEAT RACE STARTING LINEUP

1 22 Brandon Wrisley
2 58 Carl Cormier
3 35 Shaun Geisel
4 53 Bruce Silver
5 55 Dean Bonessi
2:40
We just word that the 01 of Ivan Gudmestad in Outlaw qualifying was DQ’ed for a weight infraction.
2:38
2:38
It is one of the great traditional events in short track racing and the 38th edition of The Rattler will take place on March 15-16 at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama. Last year, Kyle Benjamin passed Casey Smith with 27 laps to go then held off Stephen Nasse to score the big win. For more information, please Click here to visit site
2:37
BANDITS PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 90 Daniel Wilk 52.318
2 66 Zack Wells 53.677
3 18H Ashton Higgins 54.706
4 67 Cameron Bolin 55.088
5 84 Ritchie Kuty 55.864
6 74 Henry Broadbent 56.126
7 18M Brayde Miranda 1.03.927
2:37
Heat races are up next and they are now four laps each. Each class will have only one heat.
2:34
Legends work towards the backstretch here at CMS. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:31
Justin Bolton is ready to go racing. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:30
Bruce Silver getting ready for his heat race. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:27
2:27
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2:22
The Outlaws are the final group for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:12
Bandits have fired up and will be on track shortly for their practice/qualifying session.  
2:11
Jacob Heffner leads a pack of cars in Young Lions practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:07
We are still working through track cleanup and will have Bandits up next.

 

2:06
Bandolero practice action. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:03
2:03
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2:03
YOUNG LIONS PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 48 Carson Ferguson 47.254
2 98 Stefan Parsons 47.558
3 87 Matt Thomas 47.837
4 4 Tripp Gerrald 48.065
5 14 Seth Werner 48.572
6 12 Dillon Faggart 48.583
7 17M Ryan Millington 48.591
8 74 Enzo Fittipaldi 48.684
9 95 Jacob Heffner 49.018
10 2 Austin Green 49.081
11 5 Christian Eckes 49.215
12 82 Dawson Cram 49.703
13 29J Scott Joy 50.525
1:52
We now have a full course yellow after some fluid was put down on the track.
1:52
BEGINNER BANDIT PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 22 William Robuston 53.727
2 93 Carson Kvapil 53.849
3 23 Tyler Adams 55.619
4 77 Hunter Richards 55.747
5 18 Wyatt Smith 56.551
6 55 Isabella Robusto 56.655
7 03 Kyle Campbell 59.553
8 54 Josh Speas 59.827
9 47 Xander Broadbent 1.07.512
1:50
Safety officials are staying busy picking up orange cones around the chicanes.
1:50
Carson Ferguson tries to get close to the orange cone. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:47
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1:46
Young Lions are now on track for their practice/qualifying session.  
1:44
Bandolero cars are flying down the hill. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:42
Joshua Speas does a quick spin in the chicane but gets it back in the right direction and keeps going.
1:41
Isabella Robusto sporting a Travis Pastrana lookalike paint scheme. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:38
Carson Kvapil is the son of 2003 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Travis Kvapil. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:37
Beginner Bandits are now on track for their practice/qualifying session.  
1:36
SEMI-PRO PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 69 Tyler Truex 48.001
2 29 Sheldon Crouse 48.161
3 21M Joey Mattis 48.603
4 7 Austin Langenstein 48.606
5 117 Devin O’Connell 48.620
6 13 Eric Nash 48.890
7 92 Blake Spears 49.107
8 37 Nathan Brasz 49.140
9 9 Jake Tretow 49.225
1:33
Justin Bolton works his way around the track in Pro division practice/qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:30
Sheldon Crouse gets a little air coming down a transition in the hill.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:28
Semi-Pro is now on track for their eight-lap practice/qualifying session.  
1:27
PRO PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 13 Joe Ryan Osborne 47.452
2 99B Justin Bolton 47.638
3 66 Zane Smith 47.685
4 28 Steven Cantrell 47.709
5 03 Ryan Mackintosh 48.016
6 15 Michael Torres 48.061
7 54 Gregory Lang 49.834
1:24
1:24
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1:21
Pro division practice/qualifying is now on track.  
1:19
MASTERS PRACTICE/QUALIFYING

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 58 Carl Cormier 48.950
2 22 Brandon Wrisley 49.115
3 53 Bruce Silver 49.952
4 35 Shaun Geisel 50.497
5 55 Dean Bonessi 53.397

 

1:16
Dean Bonessi about to go on the downhill portion of the infield road course. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:16
That will conclude Master’s divsion practice/qualiyfing.
1:13
The line in the staging area continues to grow. (Speed51.com photo)
1:11
Brandon Wrisley climbs the hill. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:04
The Masters division will be the first on track to begin the practice sessions.
1:03
Zane Smith in the Pro division and Austin Langenstein in Semi-Pro will start at the rear of their features for offenses in previous weeks.
1:02
1:02
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1:02
Each divsion will receive eight laps of practice/qualifying to determine starting positions in the heat races to follow.
1:02
Masters will be out soon. (Speed51.com photo)
12:57
The staging area is silent for now. (Speed51.com photo)
12:57
Each division feature event will be 10 laps around this mile-long road course.
12:53
Divisions to be decided today:

Young Lions –
Carson Ferguson (655)
Stefan Parsons (650)
Tripp Gerrald (636)

Semi-Pro –
Sheldon Crouse (664)
Joey Mattis (651)
Tyler Truex (641)

Masters –
Carl Comier (667)
Brandon Wrisley (658)
Bruce Silver (643)

12:49
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12:48
A few drivers have already locked up their division championships including Daniel Wilk in the Bandits, Eric Brown in Outlaws and William Byron in Pro.
12:46
Drivers are now getting trophies and plaques from this season’s events.
12:39
Also given that some of the drivers had school today, the drivers meeting was not mandatory for today.
12:38
There are no breaks today as the schedule needs to be kept moving quickly to avoid the loss of natural day light. We are actually three hours behind a normal schedule as again half the roster of drivers were in school this am.
12:36
The classes with the younger drivers are running later today because just about all area schools had class today to make up for the weather this week.
12:30
Drivers meeting about the get underway. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:26
12:26
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12:25
Eric Brown leads the Outlaw points coming into the final event of the year. (Speed51.com photo)
12:25
Bruce Silver is currently third in points in the Masters Division. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:12
Carson Ferguson holds a five-point lead over Stefan Parsons in the Young Lions division. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:12
We will be crowning champions today, however each division allows for a one race drop. We will follow each class as they wrap up today.
12:11
Daniel Wilk is going for a championship in the Bandits today. (Speed51.com photo)
12:09
Saturday, February 1

11:30 – Gates open
12:30 – Drivers meeting
– 1 round of Practice / Qualifying – 4 Laps
– Heat races set off of Practice time – 6 Laps – time permitting
– Feature races set off of heat finishes – 8-10 Laps
o Master
o Pro
o Semi-Pro
o Beginner Bando
o Young Lion
o Bandit
o Outlaw

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12:03
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12:03
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12:01
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Trackside Now – Winter Heat Finale – Charlotte Motor Speedway (NC) – 2/1/14