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Short Track on TV this Weekend

There’s still another week remaining until ‘big league’ racing hits the high banks at Daytona International Speedway but there’s no shortage of short track action available to be consumed on Saturday with a pair of events in South Carolina and Califonia respectively.

Both the Myrtle Beach Icebreaker and the Kern County Winter Showdown can be viewed over the internet and feature some of the biggest names in the discipline.

The Kern County Winter Showdown was previewed here and is a Super Late Model race featuring the likes of Kyle Busch, Erik Jones and Bubba Pollard. The Myrtle Beach Icebreaker will be main-evented by a 50-lap Tour Type Modified feature and a 125-lap showdown for the NASCAR All-American Series Late Model Stock Cars.

The latter event contains the likes of Lee Pulliam, Myatt Snider and Tommy Lemons on the Late Model side plus Ryan Preece and Burt Myers on the Modified side.

So how can you watch these two events?

The Myrtle Beach Icebreaker will have a free broadcast on both NASCAR’s FansChoice.TV streaming service or on the local South Carolina HTC streaming provider. Late Model qualifying begins at 12:15 p.m. ET with racing starting at 1:45. The event also features vintage, mini stock and charger races.

The Modifieds at Late Models are tentatively scheduled for 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.

The Kern County Winter Showdown will be broadcast live on’s 51TV digital pay-per-view service, 51TV. The full race day can be purchased for $29.99. That price includes both the 250-lap main event and a 50-lap Lucas Oil Modifieds feature. Since qualifying was rained out on Friday, time trials will be included.

The broadcast for this event begins at 6 p.m,. ET or 3 p.m. locally in Bakersfield, California.

Starting lineups for the three main events across two shows have been provided below.

Myrtle Beach Tour Type Modifieds

  1. Doug Coby 19.651
  2. Jimmy Zacharias    19.800
  3. Kyle Ebersole 19.895
  4. Ron Silk 20.010
  5. Richie Pallai Jr. 20.048
  6. Ryan Preece 20.077
  7. Jimmy Blewett 20.145
  8. Jason Myers 20.293
  9. Matt Hirschman 20.300
  10. Woody Pitkat 20.415
  11. Doug Meservey Jr. 20.733
  12. Burt Myers 20.766
  13. Brad Van Houten    20.789

Myrtle Beach NASCAR Late Model Stocks

  1. Lee Pulliam    20.614
  2. Chad McCumbee    20.706
  3. Ty Gibbs    20.716
  4. Tyler Hughes    20.746
  5. Sam Yarbrough    20.759
  6. Brian Vause    20.790
  7. Colby Howard    20.826
  8. Tommy Lemons    20.833
  9. Jamie Weatherford 20.852
  10. Justin Milliken    20.856
  11. Ed Williams    20.861
  12. Justin Johnson    20.874
  13. BJ Mackey    20.893
  14. R.D. Smith    20.896
  15. Myatt Snider    20.939
  16. Jeremy Mcdowell    20.977
  17. Jerry Miracle    20.981
  18. R.A. Brown    20.992
  19. Tyler English    21.009
  20. Brandon Grosso    21.041
  21. Robert Powell    21.063
  22. Justin Hicks    21.079
  23. Thad Moffitt    21.086
  24. Lucas Williams    21.174
  25. Ryan Glenski    21.211
  26. T.J. Barron    21.404

Kern County Super Late Models (Entry List)

  • Kyle Busch
  • Willie Allen
  • Erik Jones
  • Greg Pursley
  • Bubba Pollard
  • Noah Gragson
  • Preston Peltier
  • Eric Holmes
  • Tyler Ankrum
  • Dustin Ash
  • Derek Thorn
  • Chris Davidson
  • Cole Moore
  • Christian McGhee
  • David Mayhew
  • Dominic Ursetta
  • Blaine Rocha
  • Buddy Shepherd
  • Jacob Gomes
  • Jeremy Doss
  • Rudy Vanderwal
  • Donny St. Ours
  • Lance Wilson
  • Bobby Hodges
  • Donnie Wilson
  • Tyler Tanner
  • Chris Johnson
  • Carlos Vieira
  • Garrett Evans
  • Shane Mitchell
  • Johnny White
  • Brandon White
  • Chris Eggleston
  • Jace Hansen
  • Eric Schmidt
  • Joe Farre
  • Tim Smith
  • Kyle Ray
  • John Burtsche
  • Luke Hall
  • Mike Beeler
  • Brandon Farrington
  • Rod Schultz Sr.

Matt Weaver is the owner and founder of Short Track Scene. Weaver grew up in the sport, having raced himself before becoming a reporter in college at the University of South Alabama. He is also the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek Magazine and its website, which allows him to cover the highest levels of the sport.

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