Bubba Wallace still in the lead going into final 40-lap segment of MudSummer Classic at Eldora

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Darrell Wallace Jr. continues to lead after 110 laps (at the time of a second and final mandatory competition caution) in Wednesday night’s MudSummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.

Just one more segment remains, a 40-lap sprint to determine the race winner.

Wallace has led 62 laps after the first two segments.

Ron Hornaday Jr. was second, followed by Jeb Burton, Kyle Larson and Ryan Blaney.

Sixth through 10th were John Hunter Nemechek, Timothy Peters, Tyler Reddick, Ken Schrader and NCWTS points leader Matt Crafton.

Last year’s MudSummer Classic winner, Austin Dillon, is running 12th.

Pole-sitter Erik Jones has struggled with tires, brakes and body damage and is running 29th (next-to-last), six laps off the lead lap.

In one of the most controversial parts of the evening and in a battle for third place on Lap 83, Ty Dillon got into the rear of Kyle Larson and spun him.

But in a spectacular bit of driving, Larson collected his truck after the spin – tapping the left rear of Dillon’s truck for good measure as he drove by Larson, who managed to lose just two positions in the incident.

Likely due to the incident, Dillon suffered a cut left rear tire and was forced to pit a few laps later.

Then it got real interesting. When Dillon pitted, his crew added fuel, which was only allowed during the race’s two scheduled competition cautions after Laps 60 and 110.

Officials then ordered Dillon to come back onto pit row twice more on the next two laps after his original stop.

The first stop was to change the left side tires back to the original right rear and left front (essentially negating switching all four tires on the original stop).

The second stop was to put another pair of tires on the right side (to effectively take away any advantage gained by adding fuel).

Dillon went from third place coming onto pit road for the first time, to the only truck one lap down in 28th place. He moved up to 27th at the time of the second competition caution.

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SMP Racing unveils BR1 LMP1 car in Bahrain ahead of WEC entry

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SMP Racing has publicly unveiled its new BR1 LMP1 car that will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2018.

SMP Racing opted to pull out of racing full-time in the WEC for 2017 in order to focus on its preparations for an LMP1 entry the following year, with the decision being taken long in advance of Porsche’s exit announcement.

Officials from the Russian-backed SMP Racing, as well as drivers including recent IndyCar racer Mikhail Aleshin (sporting a broken arm in a sling), Vitaly Petrov and Sergey Sirotkin were all on hand to unveil the car on Friday in the Bahrain International Circuit paddock ahead of this weekend’s WEC finale.

The BR Engineering BR1 features a Dallara chassis and an AER engine, and has completed over 2,000 km in private testing, with further running set to be completed in the coming weeks.

SMP Racing plans to field two cars in the WEC’s LMP1 class next year, and is keen to get as many Russian drivers as possible in the seats from its wide pool of talent.

Even with Porsche’s departure from LMP1, the class is set to feature a bigger field thanks to the increased number of privateers moving up, with Toyota set to remain the sole manufacturer in the class.