Following last week's thrilling races, the points battle at Hickory Motor Speedway is beginning to heat up.
Bojangles' Late Model Stocks have a new points leader this week with Keith Bumgarner on top for the first time this season. Rookie Brandon Dean finds himself in second place after 3 top-ten finishes, and Kevin Leicht is coming on strong in third place..only 10 points back from Bumgarner. Last week's points leader,, Andy Mercer dropped by to fourth place after a mechanical failure and hard crash.
Limited Late Models are back this week after an off week, with two rookies leading the pack. Marc Davis leads Matt DiBenedetto by six points, with Brandon Cox a mere two points back in third.
The J&J Roofing Street Stocks also have a strong battle shaping up with Gary Ledbetter Jr. ahead of Waylon Flynn by two points, followed by veterans David Smith and Marshall Sutton.
Pro-4's are off this week, but Adam Beaver and Ricky Crooks are tied for the points lead, with Jacob Lehn and Donnie Harmon tied for third, and Allen Huffman and Todd Harrington tied for fifth.
Advance Auto Parts Super Trucks and Hobby Stocks have each only had one race so far this season.