LeFevers and McDaniel split twin-50's
in Red Roof Inn/USG/Catawba County Chamber of Commerce Night at the races

 

NEWTON, N.C. (August 11th, 2012) Twin 50's were the order of the night for the Red Roof Inn/USG/Catawba County Chamber of Commerce Night with the #43 of Jesse LeFevers securing the pole for the 1 st 50-lapper. LeFevers led flag to flag with an exciting race throughout the field. The #51 of Josh Wimbish finished 2 nd , followed by the #2 of Trey Gibson, the #12 of Austin McDaniel and the #1 Pietro Fittipaldi rounding out the top five.

The second race on the schedule was the Red Baron Renegades with the #75 of Charlie Neill leading them to the green flag. There were several battles throughout the field for the 20-lap feature. Neill would take the checkered flag followed by the #16 of Carroll McKinney, the #8 of Kenneth Roberts, the #4 of Greg Austin and the #64 of Darby Crouch.

The Paramount KIA Limited Late Models had another great field of cars with the #21 of Monty Cox taking the pole and leading the field to the green. Cox took the early lead followed by the #55 of Zach Bruenger and a side by side battle between the #51 of Jeremy Pelfrey and the #75 of Landon Huffman followed by several battling for position behind. Cox pulled out to a 10-car length lead at halfway while Huffman and Bruenger battle for second. Meanwhile the #00 of Shane Lee had been reeling in the pack, Lee moved into 4 th past Pelfrey on lap 24. As Huffman reeled in the leader, caution flew on lap 24 for the spin of the #07 of Josh Bralley. This set up an ll-lap shootout for the win. The top 3 of Cox, Huffman and Lee would pull away and a 9-car battle began for 4 th . At the checkered it was the #21 of Cox, followed by Huffman, Lee, the #35 of Chris Lewis and the #18 of Casey Pierce rounding out the top 5.

In the Super Truck race the #33 of Jeremy Birch sat on the pole. It was a door to door battle early, but the checkered flag went to Birch, followed by #02 of Jason Cochran, the #27 of Trey Pitts, the #7 of Whitney Lail and the #03 of Chase Campbell rounded out the top 5.

The #63 of Marshall Sutton was fast qualifier for the WrenchRags Street Stocks and it did not take long for the action to heat up with the #03 of Kevin Eby battling door to door with Sutton, followed closely by the #5 of Mike Newton and the #33 of Mark Whitten. But it would be Eby taking the win, followed by Sutton, Newton, Whitten and the #99 of Roy Smith.

The second twin NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Bojangles Late Model Stock Car race rolled off with the #43 of Jesse LeFevers leading the pack to the green. The fans would not be disappointed in the second feature as racing action started early between the top three of LeFevers, the #51 of Josh Wimbish and #12 of Austin McDaniel. It was a three-way battle for the first 30 laps between the three. But at the end of the race McDaniel would take the win followed by LeFevers, Wimbish, the #1 of Pietro Fittipaldi and the #28 of Tyler Hill.

Next Saturday Night - August 18 th join us for Advance Auto Parts Night featuring the Bojangles Late Models, Paramount KIA Limited Late Models, WrenchRags Street Stocks, 4 Cylinders and Sportsman Racing Classics

Gates will open at 5pm and Racing begins at 7pm. Adults - $10, Teens/Seniors - $8 and children 12 & under free.

Hickory Motor Speedway

Unofficial Race Results for 8/11/2012

Late Model - Twin I

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

43

Jesse LeFevers

Lenoir, NC

2

51

Josh Wimbish

Granite Falls, NC

3

2

Trey Gibson

Charlotte, NC

4

12

Austin McDaniel

Harrisburg, NC

5

1

Pietro Fittipaldi

Davidson, NC

6

28

Tyler Hill

Port Tobacco, MD

7

77

Jeremy Sorel

Statesville, NC

8

4

Mackena Bell

Mooresville, NC

9

11

Matt Piercy

CONOVER, NC

10

10

Ryan Vasconcellos

Sherrills Ford, NC

11

0

Enrique Contreras

Mooresville, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Late Model - Twin II

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

12

Austin McDaniel

Harrisburg, NC

2

43

Jesse LeFevers

Lenoir, NC

3

51

Josh Wimbish

Granite Falls, NC

4

1

Pietro Fittipaldi

Davidson, NC

5

28

Tyler Hill

Port Tobacco, MD

6

2

Trey Gibson

Charlotte, NC

7

4

Mackena Bell

Mooresville, NC

8

77

Jeremy Sorel

Statesville, NC

9

0

Enrique Contreras

Mooresville, NC

10

10

Ryan Vasconcellos

Sherrills Ford, NC

11

11

Matt Piercy

CONOVER, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Limited Late Model - Feature

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

21

Monty Cox

Granite Falls, NC

2

75

Landon Huffman

Claremont, NC

3

00

Shane Lee

NEWTON, NC

4

35

Chris Lewis

Stony Point, NC

5

18

Casey Pierce

Lenoir, NC

6

72

Jason Cochran

Marion, NC

7

9

Charlie Watson

Lenoir, NC

8

51

Jeremy Pelfrey

Lenoir, NC

9

5

Christian Calvo

Boynton Beach, FL

10

57

Barry Helms

State Road, NC

11

05

Jordan McGregor

Claremont, NC

12

55

Zachary Bruenger

Granite Falls, NC

13

7

Travis Byrd

Sherrills Ford, NC

14

22

Dan Moore

Conover, NC

15

19

Benji Woodward

Woodleaf, NC

16

07M

Jacob Marlowe

Troutman, NC

17

24

Ryan Salomon

Concord, NC

18

43W

Greg Wise

Arden, NC

19

07X

Joshua Bralley

Huntersville, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Renegades - Feature

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

75

Charlie Neill

Hickory, NC

2

16

Carroll McKinney

HILDEBRAN, NC

3

8

Kenneth Roberts

Hickory, NC

4

4

Gregory Austin

Granite Falls, NC

5

64

Darby Crouch

Claremont, NC

6

17

Barney Arnette

Vilas, NC

 

7

68

Steve Griffith

Morganton, NC

8

71

Andrew Divanna

Statesville, NC

9

6

Darren Dickinson

Hickory, NC

10

44M

Emily Moore

Charlotte, NC

11

14

Eddie Russ

Granite Falls, NC

12

7

Brad Nelson

Hudson, NC

13

37

Kyle Barus

Claremont, NC

14

84

Kase Kallenbach

Charlotte, NC

 

 

 

 

 

Street Stocks - Feature

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

03

Kevin Eby

Lenior, NC

2

64

Marshall Sutton

Burnsville, NC

3

5

Mike Newton

Hickory, NC

4

33

Mark Whitten

Gastonia, NC

5

99

Roy Smith

Hudson, NC

6

14

Samuel Thompson

Granite Falls, NC

7

92

Jason Stanley

San Antonio, TX

Super Trucks - Feature

 

 

Finish

Car No

Driver

Hometown

1

33

Jeremy Birch

Statesville, NC

2

02

Jason Cochran

Marion, NC

3

27

Trey Pitts

Hickory, NC

4

7

Whitney Lail

Hickory, NC

5

03

Chase Campbell

Marion, NC