Berry Drives to Victory Lane  at Hickory Motor Speedway

(March 16, 2014 - Newton, NC) Four of Hickory Motor Speedway's NASCAR sanctioned divisions arrived at the track Saturday for an eventful evening of racing at the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars. Drivers in the Bojangles' Late Model, Gold King Limited Late Model, Street Stock and Super Truck divisions made their way onto the historic racing surface for a chance to pick up a win with drivers Josh Berry, Dylon Wilson, Kevin Townsend and Spencer Boyd taking home the top prize.  Berry Drives to Victory Lane at Hickory Motor Speedway

A new race winner was crowned during the 50-lap Bojangles' Late Model Feature. The No. 88 of Josh Berry brought the field to the green flag, but surrendered the top position to the No. 75 of Landon Huffman within the first 10 laps. Berry regained the lead on lap 23, bringing the No. 9 of William Byron with him to settle into second. Berry collected his first win of the 2014 season, leaving Byron, Huffman the No. 00 of Shane Lee and the No. 7 of Ashley Huffman to complete the top five.

The No.18 of Casey Pierce earned the pole position for the start of the Gold King Limited Late Model event and paced the field for the majority of the caution filled event. Pierce was able to fight of the competition during restarts following caution periods on laps one, seven and 10 and remained out front until lap 26 when the No. 1 of Dylon Wilson took over the top spot. Wilson picked up the win with Pierce, the No. 50 of Ross Dalton, No. 77 of Travis Byrd and No. 7 of Taylor Stricklin making up the top five. 

The Street Stock division made their way onto the track for a 30-lap feature with the No. 10 of Kevin Townsend pacing the field. Townsend remained out front and held off the competition during restarts following caution periods on lap 11 and 26. Townsend went on to lead all 30 laps, taking the checkered flag in the first position bringing along the No. 16 of Carroll McKinney, No. 03 of Kevin Eby, No. 18 of Cody DeMarmels and No. 64 of Marshall Sutton completed the top five.

Spencer Boyd, driver of the No. 9 entry in the Super Truck division put on a dominating performance in the 35-lap feature. Starting from the pole position, Boyd went on to lead the competition for the full event grabbing the checkered flag with the No. 9 of Lee Queen, the No. 13 of Dakota Slagle, the No. 7 of Whitney Lail and the No. 77 of Tal Davidson rounded out the top five.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will take a break next week following up with Round 2 of the Paramount Kia Big 10 Racing Challenge on March 29th, allowing the KOMA Unwind Modified Madness Series an opportunity to take on the World's Most Famous Short Track this week. Tickets for this special event are just 15.00 for adults Grandstands open at 5 p.m., with racing scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Hickory Motor Speedway
Unofficial Race Results for 3/15/2014
Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
88B
Josh Berry
Hendersonville, TN
2
9
William Byron
Charlotte, NC
3
75
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
4
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
5
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
6
23R
Payton Ryan
Concord, NC
7
5H
Bret Holmes
Munford, AL
8
12
Austin McDaniel
Harrisburg, NC
9
88D
Doug Barnes
Whiteford, MD
10
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
11
87
Hayden Woods
Piney Flats, TN
12
22
Dan Moore
Conover, NC
Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
88B
Josh Berry
Hendersonville, TN
2
75
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
3
9
William Byron
Charlotte, NC
4
23R
Payton Ryan
Concord, NC
5
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
6
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
7
5H
Bret Holmes
Munford, AL
8
87
Hayden Woods
Piney Flats, TN
9
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
10
12
Austin McDaniel
Harrisburg, NC
11
88D
Doug Barnes
Whiteford, MD
12
22
Dan Moore
Conover, NC
Limited Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
1
Dylon Wilson
Taylorsville, NC
2
18
Casey Pierce
Lenoir, NC
3
50
Ross Dalton
Liberty, NC
4
77B
Travis Byrd
Sherrills Ford, NC
5
7S
Taylor Stricklin
Mount Ulla, NC
6
9
Charlie Watson
Lenoir, NC
7
5L
Marcus Lambert
Woodbridge, VA
8
11
Dillon Houser
Hildebran, NC
9
76
Steven Pierro
Mooresville, NC
10
25
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
11
1B
Trent Barnes
Whitefield, MD
12
37
Chris Phipps
Newton, NC
13
15F
Skylar Felkner
Union Bridge, MD
14
34
Patrick Rachels
China Grove, NC
15
43
Greg Wise
Candler, NC
16
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
17
15
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
18
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
Limited Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
18
Casey Pierce
Lenoir, NC
2
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
3
50
Ross Dalton
Liberty, NC
4
1
Dylon Wilson
Taylorsville, NC
5
7S
Taylor Stricklin
Mount Ulla, NC
6
77B
Travis Byrd
Sherrills Ford, NC
7
11
Dillon Houser
Hildebran, NC
8
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
9
37
Chris Phipps
Newton, NC
10
25
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
11
5L
Marcus Lambert
Woodbridge, VA
12
1B
Trent Barnes
Whitefield, MD
13
15
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
14
15F
Skylar Felkner
Union Bridge, MD
15
76
Steven Pierro
Mooresville, NC
16
43
Greg Wise
Candler, NC
17
34
Patrick Rachels
China Grove, NC
18
9
Charlie Watson
Lenoir, NC
Street Stocks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
10T
Kevin Townsend
Lenoir, NC
2
16S
Jonathon Smith
Hudson, NC
3
03
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
4
18D
Cody DeMarmels
Newton, NC
5
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
6
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
7
33
Mark Whitten
Gastonia, NC
8
1S
Joshua Snyder
Cleveland, NC
9
21
Kevin Saam
Hudson, NC
10
10
Ethan Johnson
Hudson, NC
11
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
Street Stocks - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
10T
Kevin Townsend
Lenoir, NC
2
16S
Jonathon Smith
Hudson, NC
3
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
4
03
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
5
33
Mark Whitten
Gastonia, NC
6
18D
Cody DeMarmels
Newton, NC
7
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
8
1S
Joshua Snyder
Cleveland, NC
9
21
Kevin Saam
Hudson, NC
10
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
11
10
Ethan Johnson
Hudson, NC
Super Trucks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
09B
Spencer Boyd
Concord, NC
2
9Q
Lee Queen
Catawba, NC
3
13
Dakota Slagle
Asheville, NC
4
7
Whitney Lail
Hildebran, NC
5
77
Tal Davidson
Mooresville, NC
6
6
Broderick Bauguess
Hickory, NC
7
30
Joey Shuryan
Dearborn, MI
8
36D
Tyler Dayton
Mooresville, NC
Super Trucks - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
09B
Spencer Boyd
Concord, NC
2
9Q
Lee Queen
Catawba, NC
3
13
Dakota Slagle
Asheville, NC
4
7
Whitney Lail
Hildebran, NC
5
6
Broderick Bauguess
Hickory, NC
6
77
Tal Davidson
Mooresville, NC
7
36D
Tyler Dayton
Mooresville, NC
8
30
Joey Shuryan
Dearborn, MI
Hickory Motor Speedway
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