THE CHAMPIONS WILL BE CROWNED THIS SATURDAY AT HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY

( Newton, NC September 14, 2010 ) Hickory Motor Speedway will host AT&T Championship Night presented by Gaston Rentals this Saturday, September 18, 2010.  The night will feature the final races for all divisions of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. 

Events for the night will include a special 100-lap feature for the Bojangles Late Models along with racing action from the Advance Auto Parts Limiteds, the Everything Attachment Super Trucks, the Hickory Street Stocks, the Hickory 4-Cylinders and the Red Baron Race Parts Hobby Stocks.

Intense point battles are in progress as the Speedway heads into the championship night, only two of the six of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions have champions already determined.  The No. 5 of Dexter Canipe Jr. has clinched the Advance Auto Parts Limited Late Models championship, while the No. 4 of Adam Beaver will be credited with the Hickory 4-Cylinder championship.

Only 20 points separate the No. 10 of Andy Mercer and the No. 88 of Kyle Mansch in the Bojangles Late Models battle for the championship, while the No. 03 of Kevin Eby leads the No. 1 of Taylor Stricklin and the No. 21 of Roger Pitts II (who are currently tied for second) by 28 points in the Hickory Street Stocks.  The pressure will be on the No. 16 of Clint Fields who is ahead of the No. 11 of Thomas Beane by a mere six points in the Everything Attachment Super Trucks championship race.  The No. 85 of Jeff Weisner is the current points leader of the Red Baron Race Parts Hobby Stocks, but the No. 31 of Steven Willis trails behind by only 12 points in second. 

Grandstands for AT&T Championship Night presented by Gaston Rentals will open at 5 p.m., with qualifying immediately following.  An On-Track Autograph Session will take place at 6 p.m. with the green flag falling at 7 p.m.  Tickets are only $10 for adults, $8 for teens and seniors, $5 for kids 7- 12, with kids 6 and under FREE!

For more information please visit: www.hickorymotorspeedway.com .

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Weekly Point Standings by Division as of 9/13/10

Bojangles Late Models:

1. (10) Andy Mercer            880

2. (88) Kyle Mansch             860

3. (5) Dexter Canipe Jr.       820

4. (51) Josh Wimbish           788

5. (92) Candace Muzny       760

6. (43) Jesse LeFevers         684

7. (7) Ashley Huffman         462

8. (19) Kyle Moon                 418

9. (4) Katie Hagar                  360

10. (3) Jessica Brunelli           340

11. (2) Jason Romero             314

12. (36) Neil Meredith           294

13. (6) Michael Cherry           216

14. (47) George Mediecke  182

15. (2) Ty Dillon                        168

16. (5) Rebecca Kasten         156

17. (1) Megan Reitenour      138

18. (21) Roger Powell            100

19. (99) Mike Darne               72

20. (3) MacKenna Bell           68

21. (25) Allison Macleod       64

22. (15) Chazz Anderson      62

23. (28) Chris Chapman         60

24. (23) Matt McCall               50

25. (66) Steven Wallace        48

26. (59) Coleman Pressley   48

27. (6) Brennan Poole           44

28. (12) Ryan Wilson              38

29. (21) Travis Swaim             36

30. (01) JR Allen                       26

Advance Auto Parts Limiteds:

1. (5) Dexter Canipe Jr.       900

2. (07) Tyler Church              830

3. (12) Austin McDaniel      790

1. (11) Matt Piercy                738

2. (8) Mark McIntosh          632

3. (97) Brandon Lynn           590

4. (35) Chris Lewis                 508

5. (03) Russell Stillwell         508

6. (66) Travis Byrd                 488

7. (15) Shelfon Clay              444

8. (13) Dakota Slagle            308

9. (45) Kenneth Pardue      200

10. (44) David Parks                182

11. (6) Brandon Hudnall        182

12. (28) Sammy Jasper          178

13. (14) Brandon Cox             176

14. (69) John Hilliker               166

15. (37) Landon Huffman     150

16. (25) Nick Proffitt               142

17. (21) Monty Cox                 132

18. (51) Waylon Flynn            128

19. (26) Joey Herques           126

20. (2) Nick Waycaster          124

21. (71) Jason Smith               116

22. (81) Justin Sorrow            100

23. (23) Trey Buff                    94

24. (37) Walter Hoke              94

25. (72) Brad Eddy                   88

26. (84) Donnie Harmon       82

27. (83) David Hasson            80

Everything Attachment Super Trucks:

1. (16) Clint fields                  622

2. (11) Thomas Beane         616

3. (69) Trevor Hignutt          595

4. (7) Justin Crider                580

5. (33) Jeremy Birch             564

6. (05) Kyle Wilson                434

7. (6) Brandon Setzer          364

8. (15) James Krikham         304

9. (98) Jody Measmer         238

10. (5) Mark Johnson             214

11. (0) Jody Church                 144

12. (68) Michael Cooper       140

13. (13) Cory Cavazos            68

14. (10) Barry Williams           66

15. (00) Jamie Weatherford48

Hickory 4-Cylinders:

1. (4) Adam Beaver              570

2. (09) Randy Canipe           488

3. (98) Rob Lewis                   468

4. (6) Caleb Sisk                     420

5. (16) Randy Freeze           356

6. (51) Nathaniel Kanupp   348

7. (59) Donn Wardo             338

8. (21) Todd Harrington      320

9. (18) Devon Haun              294

10. (17) Curtis Pardue            284

11. (28) Kyle Pierce                 200

12. (8) Donnie Harmon         190

13. (52) Michael Isaac            180

14. (07) Matt Laws                  162

15. (1) Dan Moore                  108

Hickory Street Stocks:

1. (03) Kevin Eby                   844

2. (1) Taylor Stricklin            816

3. (21) Roger Pitts II             816

4. (64) Marshall Sutton       778

5. (9) Charlie Watson           648

6. (5) Mike Newton             506

7. (25) Jeremy Pelfrey        456

8. (55) Arrin Matthews       274

9. (84) Jared Broadbent     268

10. (99) Jonathan Smith        234

11. (71) Robert DiVanna       226

12. (35) David Werner           180

13. (54) Michael Harris          172

14. (7) Jeff Sparks                   138

15. (51) Dustin Walker           108

Red Baron Race Parts Hobby Stocks:

1. (85) Jeff Weisner             364

2. (31) Steven Willis             340

3. (28) Casey Pierce             328

4. (88) Andrew Towery      284

5. (-1) Ronald McNeill         176

6. (12) Jeremy Whitman    84

7. (3) Tim Reece                    76

8. (9) Wayne Harrington    50

9. (19) Chad Pressley           50

10. (44) Jeremy Rowe           46

11. (84) Steve Teague           44

12. (1) James Flynn                 44

13. (25) Andrew Schill            44

14. (13) Dean Slagle                44

15. (13) Jesse Slagle               42

About Hickory Motor Speedway:

Known as the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars, Hickory Motor Speedway celebrates its 59 th season of stock car racing in 2010.  Opening the gates in 1951, Hickory Motor Speedway is the oldest professional sporting venue in Catawba County, and has been credited as the longest continually operating motor speedway in the country.  Producing drivers like Ned and Dale Jarrett, Bobby Isaac, Harry Gant, Ralph Earnhardt and Dennis Setzer, it's easy to see why Hickory Motor Speedway is filled with such rich stock car racing history and has earned the title of, Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.

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