11:31

Have a good night!

 

11:30

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11:29

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11:29

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11:29

This will conclude our coverage tonight from Hickory Motor Speedway. Thank you for joining us tonight.

 

11:29

Jonathan Brown was 1-2 in tonight’s twin features (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:27

Earlier action: Tommy Neal rolls into Turn One in the waning laps (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:25

Earlier winner: Chris Fleming and eventual winner Tommy Neal face off (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:22

Earlier action: Bryan Dauzat walks away (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:20

Earlier action: Eric Gerchak hopped into the Tyler Young backup and actually beat the primary Young machine by two spots tonight (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:19

Earlier action: Rogers tracks down Boswell late in the race (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:18

Earlier action: Clay Rogers’ victory burnout (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:16

Earlier action: Clay Rogers does a victory burnout (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:15

Tommy Neal captures his second Modified victory and first Madhouse Modified-type victory (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:10

Correction…Neal did get a Modified win at Caraway Speedway last year.

 

11:08

This is Tommy Neal’s first Modified feature win.

 

11:07

Bowman Gray Modifieds
Second Feature Results

1. Tommy Neal
2. Jonathan Brown
3. Michael Speeny
4. BoBo Brown
5. Danny Bohn
6. Jason Myers
7. Kevin Wilson
8. Bobby Sheffield
9. Chris Fleming
10. Danny Propst
11. Todd Cooper
12. Mike Norman
13. Mark Johnson
14. Gary Young
15. Brian Duzat
16. Randy Butner

 

11:05

CHECKERS: Neal wins the second Modified feature with Jonathan Brown in second.

 

11:05

WHITE: Neal has a .701 second lead.

 

11:05

Lap 23: Two to go for Tommy Neal. Brown isn’t catching him.

 

11:04

Lap 21: Jonathan Brown has four laps to catch and pass Neal to sweep the night.

 

11:04

Lap 19: Neal gets away while Jonathan Brown goes by Bohn for second.

 

11:04

Lap 18: Neal leads with Bohn in second and Jonathan Brown in third. Bobo Brown is fourth and Speeny is fifth.

 

11:03

Lap 16: Neal gets the lead on the inside. Bohn is stuck on the outside but gets away from Brown.

 

11:02

Lap 14: Battle for the lead with Neal and Bohn. John Boy is there as well.

 

11:02

GREEN LAP 13: Bohn gets a run on the outside but Neal hangs on the inside.

 

11:02

Neal on the inside and Bohn on the outside for the green.

 

11:01

Tommy Neal will be the leader with Danny Bohn in second and Jonathan Brown is third.

 

11:00

Engines are fired and the yellow is back out. Just need to work in some oil dry in turn one and we will be back to green.

 

10:57

Brian Dauzat is ok…but the tire barrier is taking a little longer to repair. Hope to be back racing shortly. Thank you for hanging with us tonight.

 

10:49

Red flag is still out as they finish the repairs to the tire wall at the outside pit entrance going into turn one.

 

10:47

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10:45

Dauzat said they all stacked up on that restart and then? – at this point he just threw his hands in the air

 

10:44

Caution is back out. It appears that Fleming and Neal got together and Fleming spun. Fleming is back with the field. Dauzet made hard contact with the outside wall near the pit entrance. Thankfully, they have a bunch of tires to help cushion the hit.

 

10:43

Dauzat hard into the Turn One tire barrier (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:41

GREEN LAP 13: Fleming gets spun and hits the inside wall.

 

10:40

End of the night for Gary Young (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:40

Clean up is complete in turns three and four. Field will choose a lane and we will be back to green.

 

10:38

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10:37

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10:37

Field rundown with 12 completed:

1. Chris Fleming
2. Tommy Neal
3. Danny Bohn
4. Jonathan Brown
5. BoBo Brown
6. Michael Speeny
7. Bobby Sheffield
8. Jason Myers
9. Kevin Wilson
10. Danny Propst
11. Todd Cooper
12. Brian Duzat
13. Mark Johnson
14. Mike Norman
15. Randy Butner

Tim Brown did not start this event.

 

10:35

Caution Lap 12: Gary Young Jr. spins in turn three and makes contact with the wall.

 

10:34

Lap 9: Fleming leads but has Neal on his bumper. Bohn is up to third and John Boy is fourth.

 

10:33

Lap 7: Tommy Neal is up to second and is all over Fleming for the lead.

 

10:33

Lap 6: Jonathan Brown started 14th and is up to fifth.

 

10:32

Lap 3: Fleming leads with Gary Young in second and Tommy Neal in third.

 

10:32

GREEN Lap 2: Fleming gets the lead off of turn two.

 

10:31

Butner parks it (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:31

Field is doubled up.

 

10:31

Duzat was slow off of turn two during the last green, he has fallen to the rear.

 

10:30

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10:29

Caution Lap 2: Randy Butner has a problem and comes on pit road.

 

10:29

GREEN: Duzat jumps out to the lead over Fleming.

 

10:27

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10:27

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How old is Brady?

 

10:27

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10:21

The second 25-lap Bowman Gray Modified feature is coming up. The top-14 in the first race was inverted for the second.

 

10:21

Brady Boswell may have been runner up but he is smiling after going toe to toe with a series legend (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:20

Rogers and Boswell put on a great show at the end of 250 laps. Fans showed their appreciation for both drivers.

 

10:20

Winning team (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:19

Comment From Renee 

Please send out a picture of Boswell your aunt Renee is so proud of u

 

10:19

Comment From Redlounger 

Sweet comeback #56 Gus Dean!!!

 

10:18

Comment From Noble 

Great race great season hope the car counts are higher next year

 

10:18

Coleman Pressley, “We lost a control arm bolt near the end of the first half. We had to fix that and restart in the back. If that didn’t happen, we would have challenged for the win.”

 

10:17

Boswell: “We struggled in the first half, I told the crew what we needed and they made up. Our car started to get a little snug to hold off Clay near the off.”

 

10:16

Victory #5 for Clay Rogers (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:16

Brady Boswell and Rogers’ daughter Ava come to congratulate Clay Rogers (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

10:16

Clay Rogers: “I thought I had Brady on the high side but he found something. That was definitely elbows up driving. Great job to his team on their run.”

 

10:15

X-1R Pro Cup Series
Bojangles 250
Unofficial Results

1. Clay Rogers
2. Brady Boswell
3. Coleman Pressley
4. Gus Dean
5. Lee Pulliam
6. JP Morgan
7. Eric Gerchak
8. Reid Wilson
9. Tyler Young
10. Dylan Presnell
11. Cody Rohrbaugh
12. Andrew Smith
13. Dalton Hopkins
14. Rich Gould

 

10:13

Coleman Pressley’s car was overheating near the end

 

 

10:10

Please bare with us as we will wait for officials to give us the full rundown.

 

10:09

CHECKERED: Rogers wins and will get his fifth championship. Boswell is second. Pressley is third and Gus Dean comes home fourth.

 

10:08

WHITE FLAG: Clay Rogers with a good lead.

 

10:08

Lap 248: Two to go for Rogers.

 

10:08

Lap 246: Rogers begins to pull away and look for the win and the championship.

 

10:07

Lap 245: Rogers gets the lead but Boswell is trying to come back.

 

10:07

Lap 244: Rogers on the inside of Boswell.

 

10:07

Lap 243: Rogers is back on Boswell’s bumper.

 

10:06

Lap 242: Boswell has a car length but this is not done.

 

10:06

Lap 240: Boswell so far is winning the battle and he gets the lead back ahead of Rogers.

 

10:06

Lap 239: Boswell gets his nose back up front.

 

10:05

Lap 237: Boswell is trying to make Rogers use up his right side on the outside line. He is fighting him.

 

10:05

Lap 235: Rogers had the advantage going into three bur Boswell holds to the inside.

 

10:04

Lap 234: Boswell on the inside and Rogers on the outside, neither are giving an inch.

 

10:04

Lap 233: Battle for the lead as Rogers tries a power move on the outside. Boswell is holding for now.

 

10:03

Lap 231: Rogers goes to the outside of Boswell.

 

10:03

Lap 230: Boswell goes by Rohrbaugh with Rogers behind him.

 

10:03

Lap 228: Boswell is running his line and Rogers is looking for a hole. The are coming up on more lapped traffic.

 

10:02

Lap 227: Rogers is looking for a way to get around Boswell.

 

10:02

Lap 225: Rogers is on the back bumper of the rookie. Pressley is solid in third.

 

10:01

Lap 224: Rogers starts to pressure Boswell for the lead.

 

10:01

Lap 222: Smith gets out of the way going into one and both Boswell and Rogers gets by.

 

10:01

Lap 222: Smith is holding up Boswell.

 

10:00

Lap 220: Boswell gets held up a little by Hopkins, but Hopkins moves and Boswell flies by.

 

10:00

Lap 219: Boswell coming up on the lap cars of Hopkins and Smith.

 

9:59

Lap 215: Pressley on the inside of Pulliam and goes to third. Rogers says its go time and cuts the gap in half to Boswell.

 

9:59

Lap 214: Boswell gets by Gould and puts him a lap down. Rogers gets by as well.

 

9:58

Lap 213: Pressley is all over the back bumper of Pulliam for third.

 

9:58

Lap 212: Boswell starting to catch up to the lapped car of Gould.

 

9:57

Lap 210: We are timing the gap lap after lap and so far, Boswell is holding that .6 second gap over Rogers.

 

9:57

Lap 207: Boswell is maintaining about a .6 second lead over Rogers.

 

9:56

Lap 204: Rogers starting to catch back up to boswell. Down to about two car lengths.

 

9:55

Lap 203: Pressley starting to reel in Pulliam to challenge for the third spot.

 

9:55

Lap 200: Boswell continues to hold about a five-car length lead over Rogers. The question is…is Rogers saving his tires or is Boswell got the right setup tonight to get his first win.

 

9:54

Lap 198: Wilson gets by Presnell for eighth.

 

9:54

Lap 197: Pressley who started near the rear of the field, is coming back he is up to fourth.

 

9:53

Lap 185: Boswell has about three car lengths on Rogers. Pulliam is having a good run in his second Pro Cup start.

 

9:52

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Pulling for #56 Gus Dean!! Way to come back!!

 

9:52

Lap 190: Boswell, Rogers, Pulliam, Pressley, Young, Dean, Presnell, Morgan, Wilson, Smith, Gerchak, Rohrbaugh, Hopkins, Gould.

 

9:51

Lap 188: Boswell starts to open up a little lead on Rogers.

 

9:50

Lap 185: Boswell gets ahead of Rogers and gets a car length.

 

9:50

Lap 182: Boswell is getting a run on the outside, but Rogers is there on the inside.

 

9:49

Lap 181: Rogers is debating if he wants to save his tires or make run for the lead. He is on the inside of Boswell off of turn four.

 

9:49

GREEN LAP 179: Rookie versus the champion and the rookie gets the lead over Rogers going into turn three.

 

9:48

Field doubles up.

 

9:48

Lap 177: Still under caution. Rohrbaugh and Gould come to pit road.

 

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9:46

Lap 173: CAUTION – Smith and Gould make contact out of turn two causing Gould to spin. He gets his car fired up and re-joins the field.

 

9:45

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Come on Boswell your aunt renee is cheering you to the winner circle

 

9:45

Lap 170: Boswell, Rogers, Pulliam, Dean, Presnell, Young, Morgan, Wilson, Pressley, Gerchak, Rohrbaugh, Gould, Smith, Hopkins.

 

9:44

Lap 167: Boswell is holding on to his lead over Rogers. Rogers has about six car lengths on Pulliam.

 

9:43

Lap 166: Dean on the inside of Presnell but Presnell shuts the door going into turn one.

 

9:43

Lap 164: Dean is starting to chase down Presnell for fourth.

 

9:42

Lap 162: Boswell is the leading rookie so far this season. He has yet to win in the Pro Cup Series.

 

9:42

Lap 158: Rogers is starting to close back in on Boswell. Boswell’s lead is about five car lengths.

 

9:41

Lap 154: Boswell, Rogers, Pulliam, Presnell, Dean, Young, Morgan, Wilson, Pressley, Rohrbaugh, Gould, Gerchak, Smith, Hopkins.

 

9:40

Lap 152: JP Morgan is working his way back to the front. He is currently in sixth after spinning before the break.

 

9:39

Lap 149: Boswell opens up to a 1.487 second lead over Rogers. Pulliam is still third and Presnell is fourth. Dean is up to fifth.

 

9:38

Lap 146: Brady Boswell has made the right adjustments at the break as he easily goes around Rogers and takes the lead.

 

9:35

Lap 135: Rogers leads with Boswell in second and Pulliam back to third. Field appears to settle down and run down some laps.

 

9:34

Rundown…

1. Rogers
2. Boswell
3. Pulliam
4. Presnell
5. Rohrbaugh
6. Smith
7. Dean
8. Morgan
9. Young
10. Wilson
11.Gerchak
12. Gould
13. Pressley
14. Hopkins

Some fell back because they lift their hood during the break. It’s a penalty if you lift your hood, you fall to the rear.

 

9:32

GREEN FLAG LAP 127: Rogers leads into one.

 

9:28

Clay Rogers on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

9:25

We are trying to get a full field rundown. Our race monitor hasn’t come back up yet.

 

9:21

Cars are on pit road now for the break.

 

9:21

We have reached the halfway break. Teams will have ten minutes to work on the cars during the break

 

9:20

Lap 126: Cody Rohrbaugh goes around in turns one and two and may have made light contact with the wall.

 

9:20

Green is back out on lap 123.

 

9:15

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9:13

Lap 121: Field comes to a stop on the backstretch so they can get the field set for a a short run to the break.

 

9:12

CAUTION Lap 118: Morgan and Pulliam were battling for third when the two made contact. Morgan started 12th and worked his way up to the top-five now he has to go to the rear and do it all again.

 

9:11

GREEN LAP 118: Coleman Pressley goes to second. Morgan gets tapped by Pulliam and Morgan goes around in turn four to bring out the fifth caution.

 

9:10

Lap 114: Under our fourth caution as safety officials pick up a piece of debris on the track. Smith and Hopkins make pit stops.

 

9:08

CAUTION LAP 112: Possible debris on the track.

 

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9:07

Lap 109: 16 laps away from the halfway break.

 

9:06

Lap 107: Wilson goes a lop down . Young is falling back. Pulliam, Pressley and now Morgan gets by him.

 

9:05

Lap 103: Rogers puts Hopkins and Gould a lap down. Coming up on Reid Wilson to put him a lap down.

 

9:04

Lap 100: Rogers leads and is looking to wrap up the championship tonight with a win.

 

9:04

Lap 90…visual rundown
1. Rogers
2. Young
3. Pulliam
4. Pressley
5. Morgan
6. Boswell
7. Presnell
8. Rohrbaugh
9. Dean
10. Smith
11. Gerchak
12. Wilson
13. Hopkins
14. Gould

 

9:01

Please be patient with us, we lost our timing/scoring and trying to get it re-started. Thank you.

 

9:00

Lap 85: Rogers, Young, Pulliam, Pressley, Morgan is your top five.

 

8:59

Lap 83: Pressley goes to the inside and pulls away from Morgan.

 

8:58

Lap 77: Pressley still running the high line but now Morgan is able to get under him. Pressley adjusts and goes to the inside line.

 

8:57

Lap 74: Rohrbaugh gets around Smith and Dean gives Smith a shot in turn four and moves up to ninth.

 

8:56

Lap 72: Pressley is trying chase down Pulliam for third. Morgan is right there.

 

8:56

Lap 69: Smith and Rohrbaugh battle for eighth. Rohrbaugh tried to dig his nose to the inside of Smith going into turn four, but Rohbaugh shuts the door.

 

8:55

Lap 65: Rogers has an 0.886 second lead over Young. About 1.3 seconds gap from Young to Pulliam.

 

8:54

Lap 64: Field appears to have settled down and is single file all the way through.

 

8:54

Lap 63: Pressley using the high line to get around Hickory and so far it is working for him as Morgan cannot get underneath him.

 

8:53

Lap 60: Rogers, Young, Pulliam, Pressley, Morgan is your top five.

 

8:52

Lap 58: Morgan goes to the inside of Boswell and will move to fifth. Morgan could be your hard charger of the night.

 

8:52

Lap 57: Pressley moves up to fourth with Boswell back to fifth and into the claws of Morgan.

 

8:51

Lap 55: Rogers then Young in second and Pulliam in third. Pressley is on the inside of Boswell for fourth.

 

8:51

GREEN LAP 54: Rogers gets away from Young this time as he doesn’t want to fight for the lead.

 

8:50

Before the last caution…Coleman Pressley was starting to challenge Boswell for fourth.

 

8:49

Lap 49: Under our third caution. Gould is coming on pit road again for adjustments. Dean is also back in along with Hopkins. All are making adjustments.

 

8:48

All cars are still running and on the lead lap.

 

8:48

CAUTION Lap 48: Gould goes around on the backstretch right in front of the leaders.

 

8:47

Lap 44: Rogers takes the lead back from Young.

 

8:46

Lap 42: Young goes to the top of the leaderboard. Rogers in second but Rogers makes the criss-cross move and he is on the inside to challenge for the top spot.

 

8:46

Lap 40: Young stays on the inside and is challenging Rogers for the lead.

 

8:46

GREEN LAP 39: Rogers continues to lead over Young who tries to make a challenge. Gould on pit road and is back out.

 

8:45

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Pulling for Brady Boswell #2

 

8:45

Lap 34 – Caution still waving…

1. Rogers
2. Young
3. Pulliam
4. Boswell
5. Pressley
6. Morgan
7. Hopkins
8. Presnell
9. Gould
10. Wilson
11. Smith
12. Dean
13. Rohrbaugh
14. Gerchak

Rohrbaugh gets the lucky dog.

 

8:43

Dean comes in for an adjustment so does Gerchak.

 

8:42

Lap 31: Still under caution as the field gets reset for the restart. Looks like Gus Dean will be making a pit stop. Remember he started fourth and fell back quickly at the start.

 

8:41

Comment From Redlounger 

Pullin’ for #56 GUS DEAN!!!!!

 

8:40

Lap 29: CAUTION – Smith and Gould get together off of turn four. Smith goes around.

 

8:40

Lap 27: JP Morgan, who started 12th, is already up to sixth.

 

8:39

Lap 25: Top nine are single file. Back in tenth is a battle for that spot between Smith and Gould. Smith is holding on to that spot for now.

 

8:38

Lap 23: Rogers has a 1.243 second lead over Young.

 

8:38

Lap 20:
1. Rogers
2. Young
3. Pulliam
4. Boswell
5. Pressley
6. Hopkins
7. Morgan
8. Presnell
9. Dean
10. Smith
11. Gould
12. Wilson
13. Gerchack
14. Rohrbaugh

 

8:37

Lap 18: Presnell goes by Smith to eighth.

 

8:37

Lap 16: Rogers opens up to a big lead. Smith goes to eighth but is challenged by Presnell who sends Dean back to tenth.

 

8:36

Lap 14: Dean and Smith is the best battle on the track right now for eighth as the two are side by side for the position.

 

8:36

Lap 12: Dean is falling back after starting near the front. He is fighting with Smith for the eight position and Smith is about to get it.

 

8:35

Lap 10: Dalton Hopkins is sixth with Morgan in seventh. Dean is back to eighth.

 

8:35

Lap 8: Rogers leads with Young in second and Pulliam in third. Boswell up to fourth and Pressley in fifth.

 

8:34

GREEN Lap 7: Rogers leads while Tyler Young gets by Pulliam for second.

 

8:33

Field Rundown…

1. Rogers
2. Pullium
3. Young
4. Hopkins
5. Boswell
6. Dean
7. Pressley

Green is back out.

 

8:32

CAUTION LAP 2: Cody Rohrbaugh goes around in turn two.

 

8:31

GREEN: Rogers and Pulliam are side-by-side for the lead.

 

8:31

Reid Wilson will go to the rear after he made adjustments after qualifying.

 

8:29

Yes…he did…he is out on the track. We are being told that this will be a start & park just so he can get points for starting the race.

 

8:29

Comment From Guest 

Did Eric Gerchak get Tyler’s back up ready to go

 

8:28

There will be a break at lap 125.

 

8:27

X-1R Pro Cup Series
Bojangles 250
Starting Lineup

1 16 Clay Rogers
2 41 Lee Pulliam
3 02 Tyler Young
4 56 Gus Dean
5 1 Dalton Hopkins
6 2 Brady Boswell
7 59 Coleman Pressley
8 05 Cody Rohrbaugh
9 26 Dylan Presnell
10 66 Reid Wilson
11 62 Andrew Smith
12 23 J.P. Morgan
13 58 Rich Gould
14 02 Eric Gerchak

 

8:26

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8:25

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8:25

Comment From Noble 

Lets go coleman pressley. Is robert pressley there?

 

8:25

Jonathan Brown in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

8:19

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8:18

The Bojangles 250 is up next.

 

8:18

Gary Young Jr. gets the Modified Light win.

 

8:17

This is Jonathan Brown’s first feature win of the season and he drew a 14 for the second feature.

 

8:17

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8:17

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8:16

Tim Brown was interviewed on the track and he said that he wasn’t happy with the restarts stating Jonathan Brown jumped the starts. Jonathan Brown said, “Is he mad cause he lost?”

 

8:15

Bowman Gray Modifieds
First Feature
Results

1. Jonathan Brown
2. Tim Brown
3. Michael Speeny
4. Danny Bohn
5. Jason Myers
6. BoBo Brown
7. Tommy Neal
8. Bobby Sheffield
9. Mike Norman
10. Gary Young
11. Danny Propst
12. Chris Fleming
13. Kevin Wilson
14. Brian Duzat
15. Mark Johnson
16. Todd Cooper
17. Randy Butner
18. John Lane

 

8:13

Tim Brown gives the old chrome horn to Jonathan Brown in turns three and four. Doesn’t phase Jonathan Brown as he wins the first feature.

 

8:12

GREEN; Jonathan Brown crawls the field to the green and gets the jump as the white comes out.

 

8:11

One to go at the line

 

8:11

Field doubles up, Jonathan Brown on the inside and Tim Brown on the outside. One of the cars hit the cone is stuck under Duzat’s car. They collect the cone.

 

8:09

Danny Bohn is up to third with Michael Speeny in fourth and Jason Myers is fifth when we go back to green.

 

8:08

Jonathan Brown is the leader as he got a good run on the outside on the last restart on Tim Brown. Tim Brown is probably happy for this caution so he can get a chance to get the lead back.

 

8:07

Lane is the only car to go off on the hook.

 

8:06

CAUTION Lap 23: Five car pileup in turn three. Chris Fleming, Randy Buthner, John Lane are three cars involved.

 

8:05

GREEN: Jonathan Brown gets a run on the outside and takes the lead.

 

8:05

Lights are out on the pace car…we will go green next time by.

 

8:04

Cone is out for the field to double up and we will go green shortly for a three-lap shootout.

 

8:04

There was a good battle shaping up for second as Speeny was on the inside of Jonathan Brown going into turn one when the caution came out.

 

8:03

CAUTION LAP 22: Kevin Wilson spins in turn two.

 

8:02

Lap 21: Four to go for Tim Brown.

 

8:01

Lap 18: Brown turns up the wick and pulls away from Jonathan Brown. Up to a one second lead.

 

8:01

Lap 17: Jason Myers being challenged for fifth by Duzat . Myers able to get away for now.

 

8:01

Lap 15: Ten to go for Tim Brown as he has a car length lead over Jonathan Brown.

 

8:00

Lap 13: Halfway – Tim Brown leads with Jonathan Brown in second and Michael Speeny in third. Bohn is fourth and Jason Myers rounds out the top-five.

 

8:00

Lap 11: Green is out. Jonathan Brown tries to make a run on the outisde but Tim Brown says no as they go into three.

 

7:59

Field is doubled up. About to go green.

 

7:59

Top Ten…

1. Tim Brown
2. Jonathan Brown
3. Michael Speeny
4. Danny Bohn
5. Jason Myers
6. BoBo Brown
7. Gary Young
8. Randy Butner
9. Mike Norman
10. Tommy Neal

 

7:57

CAUTION LAP 10: Duzat and Fleming make contact in turn four, Fleming goes around to bring out the caution.

 

7:56

Lap 8: Tim Brown leads over Jonathan Brown. About seven car lengths back to Speeny in third.

 

7:56

Lap 7: Speeny is on the move as he goes by Bohn for third.

 

7:56

Lap 6: Speeny gets by Jason Myers and goes to fourth.

 

7:55

Lap 4: Tim Brown leads over Jonathan Brown with Danny Bohn up to third and Jason Myers in fourth.

 

7:55

GREEN: Tim Brown gets a good jump on the outside and continues to lead.

 

7:54

Field is doubled up…let’s go green.

 

7:54

Top Ten…

1. Tim Brown
2. Jonathan Brown
3. Michael Speeny
4. Danny Bohn
5. BoBo Brown
6. Jason Myers
7. Chris Fleming
8. Brian Duzat
9. Randy Butner
10. Mike Norman

 

7:53

CAUTION LAP 2; Jon Lane goes around in turn four. He will re-join the field at the rear.

 

7:52

GREEN: Tim Brown gets the jump and goes to the lead over Jonathan Brown. Speeny in third.

 

7:51

Lights are off on the pace car…one to go.

 

7:51

Modifieds are on their pace laps. Two to go at the line.

 

7:48

Tim Brown will start on the pole. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:47

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7:47

The Bowman Gray Modifieds will have two 25-lap features tonight. The second will be after the X-1R CARS Pro Cup Series Bojangles 250, which is coming up after the first Modified feature.

 

7:41

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7:41

Bowman Gray Modifieds
First 25-Lap Feature
Starting Lineup

1 83 Tim Brown
2 80 Michael Speeny
3 22 Jonathan Brown
4 2 “BoBo” Brown
5 5 Randy Butner
6 65 Danny Bohn
7 4 Jason Myers
8 13 Chris Fleming
9 97 Brian Duzat
10 45 Gary Young Jr.
11 12 Mike Norman
12 28 Mark Johnson
13 21 Tommy Neal
14 8  John Lane
15 9 Bobby Sheffeld
16 3 Danny Propst
17 91 Todd Cooper
18 6 Kevin Wilson

 

7:39

Justin LaDuke wins the Allison Legacy event. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

7:37

Allison Legacy Results

1. Justin LaDuke
2. Devin O’Connell
3. Dale Ogburn
4. Jantzen Stirewalt
5. Brooklet Fletcher
6. Ian Isringhausen
7. Andy Cryan
8. Jake Ruggles
9. Daniel Bedford
10. Jason Whatley
11. Andrew Davis
12. Tyler Hill
13. Tyler Farris

 

7:35

This is his ninth win in 14 races this season.

 

7:35

CHECKERED FLAG; Justin LaDuke picks up the Allison Legacy feature win at Hickory Motor Speedway.

 

7:35

WHITE FLAG: Isringhausen gets by Cryan for sixth.

 

7:34

Lap 33: Two laps to go for Justin LaDuke.

 

7:34

Lap 31: LaDuke now has a 2.386 second lead over O’Connell.

 

7:33

Lap 30: Five laps to go for Justin LaDuke.

 

7:33

Lap 28: Ian Isringhausen is running seventh and is the last car on the lead lap.

 

7:33

Lap 26: LaDuke continues to lead with O’Connell in second and Ogburn in third. Stirewalt is fourth and Cryan rounds out the top-five. Brooklet Fletcher is up to sixth.

 

7:32

Lap 25: Ten laps to go for Justin LaDuke

 

7:31

Lap 23: The battle for second allows LaDuke to open up to a 1.416 second lead.

 

7:31

Lap 20: Battle for second as O’Connell goes by Ogburn for second.

 

7:30

Lap 19: LaDuke has a 0.602 second lead over Ogburn.

 

7:30

Lap 17: LaDuke leads with Ogburn in second and O’Connell in third. Cryan is up to fourth and Stirewalt is fifth.

 

7:29

GREEN: Tyler Hill doesn’t come up to speed, he goes to the infleld. LaDuke goes to the lead.

 

7:28

Lights are off on the pace car. One to go at the line.

 

7:24

15 of 35 laps are complete.

 

7:23

CAUTION LAP 15: Stirewalt goes around and collects Ruggles. Ruggles has lost his nose of his Allison Legacy car.

 

7:23

Lap 14: Hill works his way around the lap car of Andrew Davis.

 

7:22

Lap 12: Hill keeps about the same distance over LaDuke.

 

7:22

Lap 9: Hill continues to lead with LaDuke in second and O’Connell in third. Ogburn, Ruggles, Sitrewalt, Cryan, Fletcher, Bedford, Isringhausen, Whatley, Farris, and Davis.

 

7:20

Lap 7: Hill opens up to a 0.529 second lead over LaDuke.

 

7:20

Lap 5: Hill gets about a three car length lead over LaDuke. O’Connell, Ogburn and Ruggles rounds out the top-five.

 

7:19

Lap 3: Hill leads with LaDuke right on his bumper for second. OConnell is third.

 

7:19

GREEN FLAG: Three wide off of turn four between Hill, LaDuke, and OConnell. Hill goes to the lead.

 

7:18

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7:18

One to go for the Allison Legacy

 

7:17

Two laps to go until we are green.

 

7:16

Allison Legacy Series
Starting Lineup

1. Devin O’Connell
2. Jantzen Stirewalt
3. Justin LaDuke
4. Tyler Hill
5. Jake Ruggles
6. Dale Ogburn
7. Andy Cyran
8. Tyler Farris
9. Jason Whatley
10. Tyler Bedford
11. Ian Isringhausen
12. Andrew Davis
13. Brooklet Fletcher

Top four were inverted.

 

7:11

The invocation and national anthem is complete. We will be racing shortly.

 

7:07

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7:07

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7:06

Driver Introductions are completed and we will be racing soon. Little change in the schedule, the Allison Legacy cars will be up first.

 

7:02

We were told that if Clay Rogers wins tonight, he will have enough points to claim his fifth Pro Cup title.

 

6:56

Tim Brown will start on the pole for the first 25-lap BG Modified feature. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:54

Comment From Lenny

Go Gus Dean and Coleman Pressley

 

6:54

Drivers waiting to be introduced. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:45

Coleman says sounds good.

 

6:44

Comment From Noble

And coleman pressley wins….. Sounds good

 

6:44

Coleman Presley with Kayleigh. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:30

Gus and Charlie Dean (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:25

Lee Pulliam among family and friends. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:23

J.P. Morgan is smiling and having fun with the fans. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:22

Brady Boswell meets with fans. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:17

Clay Rogers and Tim Brown have a conversation. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

6:09

We are heading trackside for the autograph session

 

6:04

7:00pm Racing
First BG Modified Feature
Allison Legacy Feature
Pro Cup Bojangles 250
Second BG Modified Feature

 

6:03

Coming up next will be an autograph session. Pre-race ceremonies at 6:45pm.

 

6:02

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6:02

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6:01

The Bowman Gray Modifieds will run two 25-lap feature events tonight.

 

6:01

Bowman Gray Modifieds
Qualifying Results

1 83 Tim Brown 14.395
2 80 Michael Speeny 14.513
3 22 Jonathan Brown 14.544
4 2 “BoBo” Brown 14.722
5 5 Randy Butner 14.793
6 65 Danny Bohn 14.803
7 4 Jason Myers 14.837
8 13 Chris Fleming 14.871
9 97 Brian Duzat 14.890
10 45 Gary Young Jr. 14.949
11 12 Mike Norman 14.995
12 28 Mark Johnson 15.066
13 21 Tommy Neal 15.104
14 8  John Lane 15.129
15 9 Bobby Sheffeld 15.162
16 3 Danny Propst 15.163
17 91 Todd Cooper 15.273
18 6 Kevin Wilson 15.310

 

5:58

8 – John Lane
Lap 1: 15.560
Lap 2: 15.129
Best: 15.129
P14

 

5:58

4 – Jason Myers
Lap 1: 15.127
Lap 2: 14.837
Best: 14.837
P7

 

5:57

13 – Chris Fleming
Lap 1: 15.015
Lap 2: 14.871
Best: 14.871
P7

 

5:56

12 – Mike Norman
Lap 1: 15.186
Lap 2: 14.995
Best: 14.995
P9

 

5:55

3 – Danny Propst
Lap 1: 15.341
Lap 2: 15.163
Best: 15.163
P12

 

5:55

97 – Brian Duzat
Lap 1: 15.034
Lap 2: 14.890
Best: 14.890
P7

 

5:54

12 – Jonathan Brown
Lap 1: 14.556
Lap 2: 14.544
Best: 14.544
P3

 

5:53

45 – Gary Young Jr.
Lap 1: 15.144
Lap 2: 14.949
Best: 14.949
P6

 

5:52

5 – Randy Butner
Best: 14.793
P4

 

5:51

80 – Michael Speeny
Lap 1: 14.661
Lap 2: 14.513
Best: 14.513
P2

 

5:51

9 – Bobby Sheffeld
Lap 1: 15.373
Lap 2: 15.162
Best: 15.162
P6

 

5:50

28 – Mark Johnson
Lap 1: 15.303
Lap 2: 15.066
Best: 15.066
P5

 

5:49

21 – Tommy Neal
Lap 1: 15.324
Lap 2: 15.104
Best: 15.104
P4

 

5:49

2 – BoBo Brown
Lap 1: 14.970
Lap 2: 14.722
Best: 14.722
P2

 

5:48

83 – Tim Brown
Lap 1: 14.395
Lap 2: 14.407
Best: 14.395
P1

 

5:47

91 – Todd Cooper
Lap 1: 15.726
Lap 2: 15.273
Best: 15.273
P2

 

5:46

65 – Danny Bohn
Lap 1: 14.924
Lap 2: 14.803
Best: 14.803
P1

 

5:45

16 – Kevin Wilson
Lap 1: 15.310

 

5:44

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5:44

Modifieds are up next.

 

5:44

Parker Davis transponder did not trip, we are checking with officials for his time.

 

5:43

Allison Legacy
Qualifying Results

1 2 Tyler Hill 17.230
2 27 Justin LaDuke 17.267
3 5 Jantzen Stirewalt 17.368
4 43 Davin O’Connell 17.478
5 29 Jake Ruggles 17.519
6 33 Dale Ogburn 17.723
7 94 Andy Cryan 17.810
8 61 Tyler Farris 17.848
9 46 Jason Whatley 18.116
10 7 Tyler Bedford 18.143
11 97 Ian Isringhausen 30.814
12 45 Andrew Davis 54.805
13 47 Brooklet Fletcher No Time
14 44 Parker Davis Trans

 

5:42

7 – Tyler Bedford 18.143 P10

 

5:41

94 – Andy Cryan 17.810 P7

 

5:40

29 – Jake Ruggles 17.519 P5

 

5:40

2 – Tyler Hill 17.230 P1

 

5:39

45 – Andrew Davis spins in turn one. 54.805

 

5:38

44 – Parker Davis Transponder didn’t pick up

 

5:36

47 – Brooklet Fletcher spins in turn two.

 

5:36

33 – Dale Ogburn 17.723 P4

 

5:35

5 – Jantzen Stirewalt 17.368 P2

 

5:35

27 – Justin LaDuke 17.267 P1

 

5:34

97 – Ian Isringhausen 30.814

 

5:33

61 – Tyler Farris 17.848

 

5:33

46 – Jason Whatley
Lap: 18.116
P2

 

5:32

43 – Devin O’Connell
Lap 1: 17.478

 

5:30

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Good Luck Dalton 🙂

 

5:28

Allison Legacy will be up next to qualify.

 

5:27

Comment From Jonathan Wilborn 

Good luck to Tim Brown tonight

 

5:27

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5:27

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5:27

X-1R Pro Cup Series
Bojangles 250
Qualifying Results

1 Clay Rogers 15.802
2 Lee Pulliam 15.820
3 Tyler Young 15.835
4 Gus Dean 15.916
5 Dalton Hopkins 16.012
6 Brady Boswell 16.026
7 Coleman Pressley 16.027
8 Cody Rohrbaugh 16.075
9 Dylan Presnell 16.141
10 Reid Wilson 16.166
11 Andrew Smith 16.171
12 J.P. Morgan 16.188
13 Rich Gould 16.232
14 Eric Gerchak No Time

 

5:25

02 – Eric Gerchak
No Time

 

5:25

66 – Reid Wilson
Lap 1: 16.278
Lap 2: 16.166
Best: 16.166
P10

 

5:24

1 – Dalton Hopkins
Lap 1: 16.150
Lap 2: 16.012
Best: 16.012
P5

 

5:21

58 – Rich Gould
Lap 1: 16.679
Lap 2: 16.232
Best: 16.232
P11

 

5:20

2 – Brady Boswell
Lap 1: 16.076
Lap 2: 16.026
Best: 16.026
P5

 

5:19

23 – JP Morgan
Lap 1: 16.346
Lap 2: 16.188
Best: 16.188
P9

 

5:18

59 – Coleman Pressley
Lap 1: 16.180
Lap 2: 16.027
Best: 16.027
P5

 

5:18

16 – Clay Rogers
Lap 1: 15.930
Lap 2: 15.802
Best: 15.802
P1

 

5:17

05 – Cody Rohrbaugh
Lap 1: 16.384
Lap 2: 16.075
Best: 16.075
P4

 

5:16

26 – Dylan Presnell
Lap 1: 16.207
Lap 2: 16.141
Best: 16.141
P4

 

5:15

62 – Andrew Smith
Lap 1: 16.348
Lap 2: 16.171
Best: 16.171
P4

 

5:15

02 – Tyler Young
Lap 1: 15.835
Lap 2: 15.920
Best: 15.835
P2

 

5:14

56 – Gus Dean
Lap 1: 16.148
Lap 2: 15.916
Best: 15.916
P2

 

5:13

41 – Lee Pulliam
Lap 1: 16.104
Lap 2: 15.820
Best: 15.820

 

5:12

We are about to start qualifying for the Pro Cup Series.

 

5:07

Teams will get a chance to adjust tire pressures before qualifying gets underway.

 

5:06

Scuff session is over for the Pro Cup Series. They are rolling down pit road. Looks like Lee Pulliam will be the first car to qualify.

 

5:05

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5:05

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5:04

Looking down in the pits, it does appear that Eric Gerchak will be driving Tyler Young’s backup car tonight. Gerchak is in a tight battle with Brady Boswell for the Rookie of the Year title.

 

5:02

The X-1R Pro Cup Series is now heading out on the track for their scuff session. This is where they will take a few laps around the track following the pace car allowing them to get some heat in their Goodyear tires then they will come back down on pit road and start qualifying.

 

4:56

Tim Brown goes to the top of the practice charts with a 14.452. Josh Nichols is second with a 15.107 and Danny Bohn is third with a 15.132.

 

4:54

Tarps are coming off the Pro Cup Series cars in the qualifying line. They will be out shortly to qualify.

 

4:52

Green flag is back out for the Modifieds.

 

4:48

More of the Bowman Gray Modifieds are out on the track under green/yellow conditions.

 

4:45

Tim Brown is out on the track now to see if the track has improved.

 

4:42

Safety officials are still drying the track. Starting to see some dry spots over the track. Fans are starting to arrive for the 5pm qualifying session. The Pro Cup Series will be up first followed by the Bowman Gray Modifieds and the Allison Legacy cars.

 

4:38

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4:37

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Thanks for coverage. Nice car count for the mods.

 

4:30

Current Top-Ten Championship Standings

1. Clay Rogers 655
2. JP Morgan 584
3. Gus Dean 524
4. Brady Boswell 522
5. Eric Gerchak 514
6. Dalton Hopkins 474
7. Tyler Young 379
8. Andrew Smith 322
9. Stacy Puryear 310
10. Ryan Heavner 303

 

4:28

Tonight is round four of five of the X-1R CARS Pro Cup Championship Series. The season finale will be on Saturday, November 2 at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, NC.

 

4:21

Safety vehicles are out to keep the track dry. The sun is trying to pop out from the west.

 

4:21

Comment From Kevin Thomas 

Thanks for the coverage! It’s Showstopper time at Hickory!

 

4:17

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4:17

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4:17

The skies appear to be getting brighter over to the west. Do have a small amount of precipitation hitting the track. The track still appears to be dry.

 

4:14

11 – 16

11. Mark Johnson 15.384
12. BoBo Brown 15.530
13. John Lane 15.841
14. Todd Cooper 15.851
15. Danny Propst 16.069
16. Bobby Sheffeld 16.170

 

4:11

Top Ten so far this practice session.

1. Josh Nichols 15.107
2. Danny Bohn 15.132
3. Chris Fleming 15.177
4. Jonathan Brown 15.272
5. Michael Speeny 15.298
6. Brian Duzat 15.308
7. Tim Brown 15.309
8. Rich Gould 15.687
9. Jason Myers 15.339
10. Randy Butner 15.369

 

4:09

Looks like one of the cars dropped some fluid on the track. Safety crew is out to put some oil dry down. Not sure who it came from.

 

4:08

Caution waves again for a piece of debris at the start/finish line.

 

4:07

Danny Bohn is currently second quick. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

4:06

Danny Propst goes for a spin in turn three. Turns his Modified around and drives into the pits. Back to green.

 

4:05

The ground pounders are back out and will have the track until 4:30pm. Josh Nichols just jumped to the top of the chart with a 15.107.

 

4:03

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4:03

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3:58

Final practice is complete for the Allison Legacy cars. Jantzen Stirewalt was the fastest with a 17.060, Justin LaDuke second with a 17.149 and Jake Riggles was third with a 17.183.

 

3:57

Bowman Gray Modifieds
First Practice Times

1 Chris Fleming 15.073
2 Danny Bohn 15.099
3 Tim Brown 15.142
4 Jason Myers 15.174
5 Jonathan Brown 15.201
6 Gary Young Jr. 15.246
7 Josh Nichols 15.258
8 Michael Speeny 15.319
9 “BoBo” Brown 15.337
10 Tommy Neal 15.349
11 Mark Johnson 15.466
12 Mike Norman 15.481
13 Brian Duzat 15.499
14 Randy Butner 15.572
15 Todd Cooper 15.634
16 Danny Propst 15.729
17 Bobby Sheffeld 15.894
18 John Lane 15.913
19 Kevin Wilson 16.739

 

3:51

The Pro Cup Series cars are now going through qualifying tech. They will get a scuff at 4:45pm and qualifying at 5pm. The Modifieds will be back out at 4pm and will have the track until 4:30pm.

 

3:49

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3:49

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3:49

So far in this Allison Legacy practice, Jantzen Stirewalt is the fastest with a 17.060. Justin LaDuke is second with a 16.607 and Jake Ruggles is third with a 17.149.

 

3:47

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3:47

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3:42

First session ended for the Bowman Gray Modifieds. Top five remain the same. We tried to get a rundown but the monitor changed on us. The Allison Legacy cars are back out.

 

3:38

Top Five so far for the BG Modifieds

1. 13 Chris Fleming 15.073
2. 65 Danny Bohn 15.099
3. 83 Tim Brown 15.142
4. 4 Jason Myers 15.420
5. 22 Jonathan Brown 15.201

 

3:37

Duzat in the wrong direction. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:35

Brian Duzat goes for a quick spin in turn one. Turns it back around and we are back to green.

 

3:31

18 cars have recorded a lap time so far in this practice session.

 

3:30

Chris Fleming is the fastest so far. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:30

Chris Fleming is the fastest so far in practice with a 15.135. Danny Bohn is second with a 14.036 and Tim Brown is third with a 15.182.

 

3:29

Tim Brown leads Josh Nichols. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

3:26

The caution is out as we have a small cloud dropping some rain drops. The Modifies are still on the track. The skies are lightening up…this appears to be a quick passing cloud. Green is back out.

 

3:22

Allison Legacy
Practice Times

1 Justin LaDuke 16.996
2 Jantzen Stirewalt 17.054
3 Davin O’Connell 17.150
4 Jake Ruggles 17.189
5 Dale Ogburn 17.211
6 Andy Cryan 17.404
7 Brooklet Fletcher 17.481
8 Ian Isringhausen 17.515
9 Jason Whatley 17.639
10 Tyler Farris 17.848
11 Tyler Bedford 18.036
12 Andrew Davis 18.371
13 Parker Davis 19.207

 

3:21

Practice has ended for the Allison Legacy cars. Modifieds are on track.

 

3:18

Few laps remaining in the Allison Legacy practice. Modifieds are lining up next. So far, Justin LaDuke is the fastest in the Allison Legacy cars with a 16.996. Jantzen Stirewalt is second with a 17.054 and Devin O’Connell is third with a 17.150.

 

3:15

Allison Legacy
Entry List

5 Jantzen Stirewalt
7 Tyler Bedford
27 Justin LaDuke
29 Jake Ruggles
33 Dale Ogburn
43 Davin O’Connell
44 Parker Davis
45 Andrew Davis
46 Jason Whatley
47 Brooklet Fletcher
61 Tyler Farris
94 Andy Cryan
97 Ian Isringhausen

 

3:12

Just got word that the car that Eric Gerchak was driving is done for the day. The word is that he is trying to find a car to just at least start and earn some rookie points tonight. Officials said something happened in the motor, but not sure what the exact cause was.

 

3:11

13 Allison Legacy cars are on track for practice.

 

3:06

Flagman is back in the stands and the Allison Legacy cars are lined up to head out first.

 

3:06

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3:06

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3:06

Check that…qualifying starts at 5pm. Should be open before then.

 

3:04

5pm…they may still have some free tickets at participating Bojangles in the Hickory area.

 

3:04

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What time do the gates open in hickory

 

2:52

The X-1R CARS Pro Cup Series drivers meeting is underway. They are allowing some late arriving Allison Legacy cars to crossover to the infield pits. Should be back on track shortly.

 

2:46

2 “BoBo” Brown
3 Danny Propst
4 Jason Myers
5 Randy Butner
6 Kevin Wilson
9 Bobby Sheffeld
12 Mike Norman
13 Chris Fleming
21 Tommy Neal
22 Jonathan Brown
34 Josh Nichols
45 Gary Young Jr.
51 Mark Johnson
64 Steven Truell
80 Michael Speeny
83 Tim Brown
97 Brian Duzat
659 Danny Bohn

 

2:45

This is the Modified entry list that we received earlier today.

 

2:44

Yes…we were told they will be on transponders. 🙂

 

2:44

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Are ya gonna be able to post speeds from mods?

 

2:43

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2:43

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2:37

Starting to feel the ground pound a little as the Bowman Gray Modifieds are getting warmed up in the pits. They will be out shortly for their first practice session.

 

2:33

X-1R CARS Pro Cup Series
Bojangles 250
Practice Results

1 Coleman Pressley 15.854
2 Tyler Young 15.977
3 J.P. Morgan 15.982
4 Clay Rogers 16.008
5 Reid Wilson 16.066
6 Cody Rohrbaugh 16.066
7 Andrew Smith 16.087
8 Dalton Hopkins 16.137
9 Brady Boswell 16.181
10 Rich Gould 16.182
11 Lee Pulliam 16.230
12 Gus Dean 16.249
13 Dylan Presnell 16.404
14 Eric Gerchak 18.040

 

2:31

Red flag is out, this practice session is complete for the X-1R CARS Pro Cup Series.

 

2:30

Pro Cup Series Flagman is showing three laps to go in the practice session.

 

2:28

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2:28

J.P. Morgan just went out and is now the third fastest in practice with a time of 15.982. Coleman Pressley and Tyler Young are still the top two.

 

2:22

Dylan Presnell heads down pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:22

Dalton Hopkins is currently eighth in practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:21

Looking down in the pits, Eric Gerchak’s team continues to work under the hood. We have not received a confirmation of what cause the smoke earlier.

 

2:20

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2:16

Cody Rohrbaugh also has a fast lap of 16.066.

 

2:16

Reid Wilson has had 66 laps of practice in his No. 66 Bojangles Chevrolet. The team has been making a lot of adjustments to the car and it is appearing to be going in the right direction. He is up to fourth with a 16.066.

 

2:14

Coleman Pressley to the top of the chart. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:12

Coleman Pressley just shot to the top of the practice chart with a 15.854. Tyler Young is second with a 15.977.

 

2:07

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2:07

Boswell goes up to fourth fastest on the charts with a 16.181.

 

2:06

J.P. Morgan making adjustments in his pits. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:05

Clay Rogers sits at the top of the chart right now. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:05

Brady Boswell is currently fifth quick. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

2:00

Clay Rogers is getting faster. He is now down to a 16.008. Tyler Young is up to second with a 16.018 and J.P. Morgan is third with at 16.098. Andrew Smith is fourth with a 16.216 and Brady Boswell jumps up to the top five with a 16.243.

 

1:54

Brady Boswell and Clay Rogers go back out. Still no changes to the positions on the practice chart.

 

1:52

Andrew Smith, Rich Gould and Coleman Pressley head back out.

 

1:50

Wilson has had the most laps this session with 32 laps. Andrew Smith and Rich Gould each has taken 27 laps.

 

1:49

Reid Wilson, who is carrying the Bojangles colors and is also today’s race sponsor, is back out on the track.

 

1:48

Track is back open but so far no Pro Cup cars have gone out. Pro Cup officials told the teams they can get their second set of tires at 2:15pm.

 

1:46

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1:43

Clean up is done in turns three and four. Track is back open for CARS Pro Cup Series practice.

 

1:42

Practice Times so far…it should be noted that Brady Boswell was just getting his car warmed up when the caution came out and hasn’t given a full speed lap time yet.

1 Clay Rogers 16.060
2 J.P. Morgan 16.098
3 Andrew Smith 16.216
4 Tyler Young 16.227
5 Coleman Pressley 16.283
6 Gus Dean 16.326
7 Reid Wilson 16.356
8 Lee Pulliam 16.359
9 Rich Gould 16.385
10 Dylan Presnell 16.404
11 Dalton Hopkins 16.411
12 Cody Rohrbaugh 16.512
13 Eric Gerchak 18.040
14 Brady Boswell 22.386

 

1:38

Rich Gould is ninth quick so far. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:37

Lee Pulliam is currently eighth quick. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:36

Gus Dean is currently sixth quick in practice. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:35

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1:35

Currently silent on the track as the safety crew is putting down a large amount of oil dry in turns three and four after Gerchak’s car went up in smoke. We are waiting for word on what happened to his car.

 

1:30

Smoke trailing from Eric Gerchak’s car. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:28

Caution is on the track as Eric Gerchak’s car goes up in smoke in turns one and two. He has come to a stop in turn three.

 

1:24

Pressley is back out, with a transponder on and goes to fifth quick with at 16.283.

 

1:24

Boswell is strapping in now and should be out shortly.

 

1:23

Coleman Pressley and Brady Boswell are the only two cars not to trip the timing/scoring monitor yet. Pressley was out, but it appears he didn’t have a monitor on his car.

 

1:22

Gerchak blew his motor at the last event at Anderson, he is driving one of Benny Gordon’s cars today.

 

1:21

Cody Rohrbaugh is back out. Eric Gerchak and Gus Dean are about to head out for the first time today.

 

1:20

Lee Pulliam was the only car on track, but just came into the pits. He is currently sixth quick with a time of 16.359.

 

1:20

Cody Rohrbaugh going down Hickory’s backstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:19

Tyler Young is fourth fastest so far. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

1:18

Rogers lowers his fast time down to a 16.060.

 

1:18

Clay Rogers goes to the top of the practice chart with a 16.088. J.P. Morgan is second with a 16.111 and Andrew Smith is third with a 16.216.

 

1:16

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1:16

Coleman Pressley is on track but just received the black flag. It is possible he doesn’t have his transponder on his car, thus why he was called back to the pits.

 

1:15

Practice is starting to pick up as nine cars have been out so far. J.P. Morgan is currently at the top of the charts with a 16.111. Andrew Smith is second with a 16.236. Tyler Young is third with a 16.227.

 

1:10

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Go Gus Dean and Coleman Pressley,Thanks for coverage Speed 51

 

1:06

62 Andrew Smith, 66 Reid Wilson and 02 Tyler Young are currently on track for the Pro Cup Series.

 

1:05

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1:05

Bowman Gray Modifieds
Entry List

2 “BoBo” Brown
3 Danny Propst
4 Jason Myers
5 Randy Butner
6 Kevin Wilson
9 Bobby Sheffeld
12 Mike Norman
13 Chris Fleming
21 Tommy Neal
22 Jonathan Brown
34 Josh Nichols
45 Gary Young Jr.
51 Mark Johnson
64 Steven Truell
80 Michael Speeny
83 Tim Brown
97 Brian Duzat
659 Danny Bohn

 

1:03

Safety vehicles are off the track, looks like we will have cars on the track shortly.

 

1:01

X-1R CARS PRO CUP SERIES
BOJANGLES 250
ENTRY LIST

1 Dalton Hopkins
02 Tyler Young
2 Brady Boswell
05 Codie Rohrbaugh
16 Clay Rogers
21 Eric Gerchak
23 JP Morgan
23 Dylan Presnell
41 Lee Pulliam
56 Gus Dean
58 Rich Gould
59 Coleman Pressley
62 Andrew Smith
66 Reid Wilson

 

12:55

Track is now open for Pro Cup practice. No cars are in line yet to go out.

 

12:48

Track is looking dry, but there is just a couple of raindrops in the area. CARS Pro Cup officials hope to have the cars on track shortly.

 

12:47

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12:47

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12:38

Jason Myers hauler has arrived (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

12:34

Tim Brown just arrived.

 

12:34

We were told to expect 18-19 Modifieds today along with about 14 Allison Legacy cars.

 

12:33

Call has been made that Pro Cup practice will start at 12:45pm

 

12:24

Coleman Pressley is in tech. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

12:21

Modifieds are slowly rolling in. They aren’t scheduled to get ok track later today.

 

12:20

Track drying continues at Hickory. Hoping to have cars on the track soon.

 

12:12

We are counting 14 cars

 

12:12

Comment From CoastalJack

How many Procup cars are in the pits ?

 

12:11

Gus Dean and crew enjoying some lunch while track drying continues. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:58

Track drying efforts are underway

 

11:57

Reid Wilson has his car styling with the event sponsor on it today. (Speed51.com Photo)

 

 

11:56

We don’t have entry lists but once we do, we will post ASAP.

 

11:47

We are going to head down to the track for schedule and teams updates.

 

11:47

Today’s Schedule (Subject to Change)

11:45am – 12:45pm First Pro Cup Practice
12:45pm – 1:15pm Modified/Legacy Division Parking
1:15pm – 2:15pm Final Pro Cup Practice
2:15pm – 3:00pm Modified/Legacy Division Parking
2:30pm Crew Chief, Driver, and Spotter Meeting
2:45pm Chapel Service
3:00pm Pre-Qualify Tech Opens
3:00pm – 4:30pm Modified and Allison Legacy Practice
4:45pm Pro Cup Tire Scuff Session
5:00pm Pro Cup Qualifying
5:15pm Modified Qualifying
5:30pm Allison Legacy Qualifying
6:00pm – 6:30pm Autograph Session
6:45pm Pre-Race Ceremonies
7:00pm First Modified Feature
Allison Legacy Race
Pro Cup – Bojangles 250
Second Modified Feature

 

11:41

We have a delay as we do have a few light sprinkles passing over the track, but the forecast is good for this afternoon and evening to get this event in.

 

11:41

Good Morning from the historic Hickory Motor Speedway in Hickory, NC for race #4 in the Championship Series for the X-1R Pro Cup Series. Joining the Pro Cup stars today will be the Bowman Gray Modifieds and the Allison Legacy cars.

 

11:39

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11:39

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11:38

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Trackside Now – X-1R Pro Cup Series – Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) – 10/19/13