TRACK ANNOUNCES TIRE CHANGES FOR THE LATE MODEL STOCKS
Hickory Motor Speedway incorporates seven two-tire nights of racing for Late Model competitors.
For immediate release
( Newton, NC – February 5, 2011 ) Hickory Motor Speedway management announced the decision to incorporate seven two-tire nights for competitors in the Late Model Stock division. This decision came about as Hickory Motor Speedway continues in their efforts to make decisions that will make short track racing more affordable for fans and competitors alike.
“The move to run the seven two-tire nights will save our racers almost $2,000 on their tire bill during the 2011 racing season. This change will free up much needed resources to help the competitors get through the season,” Hickory Motor Speedway General Manager, Kevin Piercy commented.
The seven two-tire races were strategically selected to provide Late Model competitors the opportunity to remain competitive during a season sprinkled with twin feature events. The following seven races were selected to run as two tire events:
Saturday, April 9 th
Saturday, April 16 th
Saturday, May 14 th
Saturday, May 28 th
Saturday, June 18 th
Saturday, August 6 th
Saturday, August 13 th
“The economic times are challenging, to say the least. We all need to work together to help the competitors while providing our fans an experience that they will always remember. We are working hard to continue the legacy that has made Hickory Motor Speedway a special place to everyone who has been here, and hopefully this is a step in the right direction,” Piercy concluded.