2014 INEX Winter Nationals – Day Four Coverage
2014 INEX WINTER NATIONALS at WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA
Our Day Four coverage is presented by Josh Langille Racing and Irving Blending and Packaging.
The 2014 INEX Winter Nationals competitors are looking to grab those valuable points as they embark on Day Four at Auburndale Speedway in Winter Haven, Florida. Atlantic Canadian drivers in attendance include Newfoundland’s Dylan Rumbolt, Nova Scotia’s Cole Butcher, Jarrett Butcher, Braden Langille and Nicholas Naugle and New Brunswick’s Gary Bursey and Cory Hall.
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4:22pm – Racing has completed for the afternoon, congrats to all the winners and racers on a great show.
Any further updates from racing today or after the show can be found on Twitter, thanks for following along!
Tomorrow will be our late show, with racing beginning at 7pm, qualifying at 6pm and practice at 5pm. We hope you can join us then!
1:51pm – Track staff is beginning to move back into place and we are almost set for the commencement of racing on Day Four of INEX Winter Nationals. Be sure to follow along on Twitter at @TweetTimsCorner or in the Twitter feed below!
1:49pm – Couple new pictures below, including one of some battle scars on one of the new TCM stickers.
1:29pm – Cole Butcher should be around 14th in the Pro grid with a 15.039, but if Michael Torres still goes to the rear for missing the meeting, it will move him up one Grant Quinlan around 8th at a 14.911. Zane Smith is on provisional pole with a 14.697.
Of course, all these times are unofficial via Race Monitor.
1:27pm – Nick Ledson, who is leading the points in the Semi Pro class, will start 5th (15.120) this afternoon with Nicholas Naugle starting 9th with a 15.250 lap. Sheldon Crouse is on the pole with a 14.850.
1:24pm – Ira Laughy is unofficially second in qualifying for Masters behind Tom Pistone. Gary Bursey should be around 15th with a 15.525.
1:22pm – We believe Jarrett Butcher will start around 9th in Young Lions with a 15.252 second lap.
1:19pm – Unofficially,by what we see on Race Monitor, Braden Langille will start sixth, Cory Hall 8th and Dylan Rumbolt 10th in the Outlaw feature.
1:13pm – We’ve been quiet here, but not at the track. Qualifying has been ongoing and we will have results momentarily.
We can give you OUR AUDIO PACKAGE for the day, including Braden Langille, Gary Bursey, Courtney Lefcourt, Ryan Mackintosh and Nicholas Naugle. Listen here or click the link below.
12:19pm – Beginnner Bandits have qualified, Bandits are on track.
12:07pm – Just cut some audio with Braden Langille, Gary Bursey and Courtney Lefcourt – all three told me the exact same thing that they are searching for some speed at this point. The trio were lightning quick yesterday.
11:40am – Practice is about to wrap up. Stepping away from the keys for a few. Back in a bit!
11:30am – It’s not the prettiest of pages, but we have points posted HERE under our Florida 2014 tab.
11:14am – 15.149 currently has Jarrett Butcher 11th in Young Lions final practice. Carson Ferguson’s blistering 14.786 sets the pace. Butcher says the car was much better on that run compared to the first.
11:09am – Austin Powell was the quickest in final practice for the Outlaws at a quick 15.803. Cory Hall had a 16.032, Braden Langille had a 16.088 and Dylan Rumbolt put up a 16.382
11:07am – It’s official – Canada gets gold at Sochi in Women’s Curling! Congrats to Jennifer Jones and her team, way to make us proud!!!
11am – In the first Young Lions practice, Jarrett Butcher was working in his brakes and had to make adjustments for this practice. He is currently in the staging lane.
10:50am – Cole Butcher was a 14.975 in the first Pro practice. Zane Smith topped the charts at a 14.646.
10:48am – Outlaw times from session one include 16.078 for Cory Hall, 16.133 for Braden Langille and 16.225 for Dylan Rumbolt. 15.758 was the quick time turned by Jensen Jorgensen.
10:46am – Pros are on track and Cole Butcher is getting his first laps on the motor they put in last night.
10:46am – The practice charts for Masters indicate we could see another Pistone/Laughy battle. Ira’s 14.990 second lap was just four thousandths slower than Pistone’s division pacing mark.
10:45am – Practice is ongoing and while it is, we are keeping a half eye on the Gold Medal Game for Women’s Curling at the Sochi Olympics. Go Canada and Jennifer Jones.
10:13am – Cole Butcher tells me the motor swap last night was successful and they will have their first laps on the setup this morning as they did not rent the track last night.
In other news, we had a barbecue last night at the Rumbolts. Thanks to Troy and his family for the wonderful hospitality. While we were buying groceries at Winn Dixie though, we found more Cheerwine. Really need this stuff up home!
9:55am – Results from last night are posted on our Facebook page.
9:47am – A picture from last night’s practice is below with Ryan Mackintosh and Nicholas Naugle.
9:43am – 2013 INEX Semi Pro Champion Ryan Mackintosh has made the trek to Auburndale Speedway to help out Nicholas Naugle’s effort in the final two days of the event. The team stayed late last night, rented the track and is optimistic about their chances today.
9:39am – Welcome in to Day Four coverage of INEX Winter Nationals from Auburndale, Florida.
The drivers meeting was pretty tame this morning, though there was a random roll call of about a half dozen drivers per division, and with Michael Torres not being at the meeting, he is slated to start at the rear of the field.
Practice begins at 10am.
QUALIFYING and PRACTICE RESULTS (As available to us by track):
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