“BOJANGLES' LATE MODELS SET FOR 100-LAPPER AT HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY!”
Newton, NC………The Bojangle's Late Model Stocks are set to put on a great show at Hickory Motor Speedway this Saturday, May 27 th , when they run their 2 nd 100-lapper of the 2006 Racing Season. Late Model drivers will also be featured in an On-Track Autograph Session during Pre-Race Ceremonies.
The Speedway Women's Club will be giving out free American flags in honor of Memorial Day to the first 500 fans through the gates, starting when grandstands open at 5pm.
Saturday night's scheduled events include Bojangles Late Model Stocks, Limited Late Models, Advance Auto Parts Super Trucks, Pro-4's, and Hobby Stocks.
The last race made some changes to the season-long points standings, now showing Bojangles' Late Model Stocks in a tie for first between Andy Mercer and defending Champion Keith Bumgarner. Coleman Pressley's strong fourth place finish moved him up to third in points, but only two points ahead of Brandon Dean. Andy Loden's third win moved him up to sixth place in points, but coming on strong.
The Limited Late Models points battle has heated up, after Andy Mercer took his third win of the season in this division. Marc Davis still retains the points lead, closely followed by Matt DiBenedetto and Mercer tied for second, and Brandon Cox in fourth.
Adam Beaver still holds the points lead in Pro-4's, followed by Jacob Lehn, with Ricky Crooks moving up to third.
Advance Auto Parts Super Trucks have supplied some outstanding racing this season. Ben Stancill and Trevor Hignutt were tied for the points lead going into the last race. The win gave Hignutt the points lead (by 4 points) over Stancill, and moved Kevin Bumgarner up to third spot.
Hobby Stocks return this week with Tim Reece leading their points standings, followed by Jimmy Whisnant in second place, and Caleb Roark third.