Shane Lee Wins Zloop Challenge 100 Lap Event

By: Julie Buckner

The crowd was great at Hickory Motor Speedway in spite of the warm weather for Whelen Night at the Races featuring Round #6 ZLOOP Racing Challenge for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Bojangle s Late Models.

The first race of the night would be the K & P Construction 4-Cylinders with the #4 of Adam Beaver taking the pole position for their rain out from May 11th. Beaver would lead the entire race. The #51 of Nathaniel Kanupp would be second, followed by the #21 of new comer Eddie Gilbert, the #3 of Donnie Harmon and the #16 of Randy Freeze rounding out the top five.

Next up was the Paramount KIA Limited Late Models. The #15 of Sheflon Clay would lead the field to the green flag with his first pole at Hickory Motor Speedway. The initial start would be called off because of debris in turn four, however once the green flag would wave, the racing would get exciting. The #18 of Casey Pierce, the #51 of Jeremy Pelfrey and the #21 of Monty Cox are would race door to door for multiple laps. On lap 15 the #75 of Landon Huffman would take the lead, followed by the #00 of Shane Lee and Clay. On lap 26, Lee would take the lead from Huffman after it appeared Huffman had a tire going down. At the checkered flag it is Lee, Clay, the #25 of Brayton Haws, Pierce and Cox.

The #03 of Kevin Eby led the Street Stocks to the green flag. The racing would be intense between Eby and the #16 of Jonathon Smith. On lap 22, Smith and Eby would make heavy contact together coming out of turn four, both drivers would recover and continue racing. At the finish it was the #16 of Jonathan Smith, Eby, the #64 of Marshall Sutton, the #33 of Mark Whitten and the #69 of Trey Buff.

The #00 of Shane Lee would lead the field for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Bojangles Late Models to the green flag and would take the early lead. By lap 15 the #7 of Ashley Huffman started challenging the #12 of Annabeth Barnes while the #12 of Austin McDaniel is working his way to the front. There were multiple battles throughout the field. On lap 62 the caution comes out for a spin on the backstretch after contact between Barnes and the # 43 of Jesse LeFevers. On the re-start, Lee would lead the field to the checkered flag, followed by McDaniel, the #77 of CJ Hulsey, the #57 of Grant Wimbish and Huffman.

The #8 of Kenneth Roberts started on the pole for the WrenchRags Renegades race. On lap 1 the #6 of Darren Dickinson and the #16 of Carroll McKinney got together on the front stretch bringing out the first caution. On the restart the #4 of Greg Austin assumes the lead until Roberts regains the top spot on lap 5. Roberts would go on the collect the victory, followed by Dickinson, Austin, the #77 of Shawn Hayes and McKinney.

Join us this Saturday, June 8th, 2013 for Sam's Club Night at the Races featuring the NASCAR Whelen All America Series Bojangles Late Models, the Paramount KIA Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, WrenchRags Renegades, K & P Construction 4-Cylinders, and the Gold King Super Trucks. Gates open @ 5pm, Racing @ 7pm. Adults - $10, Teens/Seniors - $8, Kids 12 & under Free.

 

Hickory Motor Speedway
Unofficial Race Results for 6/1/2013
4-Cylinders - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
4
Adam Beaver
Concord, NC
2
51
Nathaniel Kanupp
Hildebran, NC
3
21G
Eddie Gilbert
Newton, NC
4
3
Donnie Harmon
Statesville, NC
5
16
Randy Freeze
Salisbury, NC
6
98P
Chase Pollard
Taylorsville, NC
7
9
Randy Canipe
Maiden, NC
8
21
Todd Harrington
Taylorsville, NC
9
98
Rob Lewis
Morganton, NC
10
28
Dennis Trivette
Newton, NC
4-Cylinders - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
4
Adam Beaver
Concord, NC
2
3
Donnie Harmon
Statesville, NC
3
21G
Eddie Gilbert
Newton, NC
4
51
Nathaniel Kanupp
Hildebran, NC
5
16
Randy Freeze
Salisbury, NC
6
21
Todd Harrington
Taylorsville, NC
7
9
Randy Canipe
Maiden, NC
8
28
Dennis Trivette
Newton, NC
9
98P
Chase Pollard
Taylorsville, NC
10
98
Rob Lewis
Morganton, NC
DNS
Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
2
12
Austin McDaniel
Harrisburg, NC
3
77
C J Hulsey
El Paso, TX
4
57
Grant Wimbish
Hickory, NC
5
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
6
5
Christian Calvo
Boynton Beach, FL
7
43
Jesse LeFevers
Lenoir, NC
8
57C
Justin Carroll
Concord, NC
9
7S
Justin Crider
Statesville, NC
10
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
11
69
Enrique Baca
Mooresville, NC
12
12B
Annabeth Barnes
Hiddenite, NC
13
22
Dan Moore
Conover, NC
14
95
Michael Leavine
Bullard, TX
Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
2
57
Grant Wimbish
Hickory, NC
3
12B
Annabeth Barnes
Hiddenite, NC
4
69
Enrique Baca
Mooresville, NC
5
22
Dan Moore
Conover, NC
6
12
Austin McDaniel
Harrisburg, NC
7
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
8
43
Jesse LeFevers
Lenoir, NC
9
77
C J Hulsey
El Paso, TX
10
7S
Justin Crider
Statesville, NC
11
57C
Justin Carroll
Concord, NC
12
5
Christian Calvo
Boynton Beach, FL
13
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
14
95
Michael Leavine
Bullard, TX
Limited Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
2
15
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
3
25H
Brayton Haws
Youngsville, NC
4
18
Casey Pierce
Lenoir, NC
5
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
6
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
7
07X
Joshua Bralley
Huntersville, NC
8
84
Dylon Wilson
Taylorsville, NC
9
95N
Nicholas Wilt
Lincolnton, NC
10
75H
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
11
17W
Mitch Walker
Newton, NC
12
25
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
13
7H
Drew Heissenbuttel
Mooresville, NC
14
18L
Nicole Lyons
Simpsonville, SC
15
43
Greg Wise
Candler, NC
Limited Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
15
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
2
75H
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
3
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
4
25H
Brayton Haws
Youngsville, NC
5
18
Casey Pierce
Lenoir, NC
6
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
7
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
8
25
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
9
95N
Nicholas Wilt
Lincolnton, NC
10
18L
Nicole Lyons
Simpsonville, SC
11
17W
Mitch Walker
Newton, NC
12
7H
Drew Heissenbuttel
Mooresville, NC
13
43
Greg Wise
Candler, NC
14
84
Dylon Wilson
Taylorsville, NC
DQ
15
07X
Joshua Bralley
Huntersville, NC
DQ
Renegades - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
8
Kenneth Roberts
Hickory, NC
2
6
Darren Dickinson
Hickory, NC
3
4
Gregory Austin
Granite Falls, NC
4
77H
Shawn Hayes
Lenoir, NC
5
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
Renegades - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
8
Kenneth Roberts
Hickory, NC
2
4
Gregory Austin
Granite Falls, NC
3
6
Darren Dickinson
Hickory, NC
4
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
5
77H
Shawn Hayes
Lenoir, NC
Street Stocks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
16S
Jonathon Smith
Hudson, NC
2
03
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
3
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
4
33
Mark Whitten
Gastonia, NC
5
69
Trey Buff
Hickory, NC
6
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
7
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
8
40
Roy Smith
Hudson, NC
9
1
David Snyder
Cleveland, NC
10
74
Kim Smith
Lincolnton, NC
Street Stocks - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
03
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
2
16S
Jonathon Smith
Hudson, NC
3
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
4
33
Mark Whitten
Gastonia, NC
5
69
Trey Buff
Hickory, NC
6
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
7
40
Roy Smith
Hudson, NC
8
1
David Snyder
Cleveland, NC
DNS
9
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
DNS
10
74
Kim Smith
Lincolnton, NC
DNS

 

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