Canipe Jr. Claims Second Win at Hickory Motor Speedway

 

June 13th, 2015-

A beautiful, but warm June day would greet the fans and competitors for Bojangles Church Night at the Races presented by the 321 Lawnmowers at Hickory Motor Speedway.

Opening up for the night would be the Sportsman Racing Classics in their vintage racers. The #95 of Eddie Gilbert would start on the pole and battle early with the #4 of Larry Benz. The #2 of Don Fenn would work his way up to Gilbert late in the race and make the pass for the lead to claim the victory. Gilbert would come home 2 nd with Bill Webb in the #16, Benz, and Dennis Hinkle in the #90 rounding out the top 5.

The second division to take the track would be the Street Stocks and their 30 lap feature. Cody DeMarmels in the #18 would grab the pole position with the fast time and pace the early laps of the race. The #10 of Kevin Townsend would challenge repeatedly during the race, eventually leading to a photo finish at the line. DeMarmels would hold on for the win while Townsend would take 2 nd , Larry Mosher in the #2, Kevin Eby in the #03, and Tyler McKinney in the #47 would make up the top 5.

The T-Mobile Limited Late Models would roll of next. Monty Cox in the #21 would set fast time with the #48 of Spencer Boyd starting to his outside. Cox would grab the early lead but Boyd would soon pressure him and take the top spot . Boyd would go on to the win and make the trip to Victory Lane. Cox would finish 2 nd , Travis Byrd in the #77, Jeremy Pelfrey in the #51, and Hayden Humphrey in the #07 would set the top 5.

The 6 th Round of the Paramount Kia “Big 10” Challenge for the Bojangles Late Models would be next on the schedule. Qualifying would see the #5 of Dexter Canipe Jr. set fast time with the #7 of Ashley Huffman to his outside, the #25 of Matt Piercy and the #00 of Shane Lee would make up row 2. The green flag would see Canipe, A. Huffman, and Piercy battle for the top spot. After a few laps Canipe would squeeze into the lead. Piercy would also get by A. Huffman and set his sights on Canipe. On lap 38 A. Huffman would spin coming off turn four bringing out the caution. On the restart Canipe would grab the lead and the #75 of Landon Huffman would use the inside line to get by Piercy for 2nd. From that point the top spots would remain unchanged as Canipe would go on to grab his 2 nd win in the last 3 races. L. Huffman would finish 2 nd , Piercy, Shane Lee in the #00, and A. Huffman would round out the top 5.

Closing out the night would be the Smokey's Super Trucks. Clint Fields in the #16 would make a return visit to the Birthplace of The NASCAR Stars once again and show that he could still get the job done at Hickory Motor Speedway as he would set the top time in qualifying. Fields would jump to the early lead as the battle would rage behind him. Fields would go on to the victory with Tyler Dayton in the #36 finishing 2 nd . Allen Huffman in the #25 would have a popular podium finish as the fans cheered his first visit to the frontstretch celebration station as he would finish 3 rd . The #15 of Sheflon Clay would come back to finish 4 th after a mid race spin and the #77 of Tal Davidson would grab a top 5 as well.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returns to HMS next week, June 20 th , with more fast and furious racing action with the Bojangles Late Models, T-Mobile Limited Late Models, Twin races for the Street Stocks, and a 4-Cylinder are all scheduled to compete.

Also come out and meet Sprint Cup driver and Hickory Motor Speedways very own Matt Dibenedetto

Gates open at 4:45pm, Qualifying at 5pm, Autograph session at 6pm, and Racing at 7pm.
Tickets only $11 Adults, $9 Teens/Seniors, and Children 12 & Under FREE!

For more info go to www.hickorymotorspeedway.com . Also check us out on FB and Twitter.


Hickory Motor Speedway
Race Results for 6/13/2015
Classic Sportsman Racing - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
2
Don Fenn
Lincolnton, NC
2
95G
Eddie Gilbert
Newton, NC
3
16
Bill Webb
Statesville, NC
4
4B
Larry Benz
Harrisburg, NC
5
90
Dennis Hinkle
Hickory, NC
6
98B
Charles Thorne
Kannapolis, NC
7
71P
Bill Powell
Newton, NC
Classic Sportsman Racing - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
95G
Eddie Gilbert
Newton, NC
2
4B
Larry Benz
Harrisburg, NC
3
90
Dennis Hinkle
Hickory, NC
4
2
Don Fenn
Lincolnton, NC
5
98B
Charles Thorne
Kannapolis, NC
6
71P
Bill Powell
Newton, NC
7
16
Bill Webb
Statesville, NC
Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
5C
Dexter Canipe, Jr.
Conover, NC
2
75H
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
3
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
4
0
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
5
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
6
12B
Annabeth Barnes
Hiddenite, NC
7
21D
J P Dyar
Charlotte, NC
Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
5C
Dexter Canipe, Jr.
Conover, NC
2
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
3
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
4
0
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
5
12B
Annabeth Barnes
Hiddenite, NC
6
21D
J P Dyar
Charlotte, NC
7
75H
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
DNS
Limited Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
48
Spencer Boyd
Concord, NC
2
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
3
77B
Travis Byrd
Sherrills Ford, NC
4
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
5
07H
Hayden Humphrey
Cornelius, NC
6
12D
Evan Duggins
Tobaccoville, NC
7
29
Mitch Walker
Newton, NC
8
55
Zachary Bruenger
Granite Falls, NC
Limited Late Model - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
2
48
Spencer Boyd
Concord, NC
3
12D
Evan Duggins
Tobaccoville, NC
4
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
5
07H
Hayden Humphrey
Cornelius, NC
6
29
Mitch Walker
Newton, NC
7
77B
Travis Byrd
Sherrills Ford, NC
8
55
Zachary Bruenger
Granite Falls, NC
Street Stocks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
18D
Cody DeMarmels
Newton, NC
2
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
3
3
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
4
47
Tyler McKinney
Hickory, NC
5
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
6
17C
Clint Campbell
Denver, NC
7
23
Brendan Doyle
Harrisburg, NC
8
75G
J Danny Gibson
Candler, NC
9
3W
Mark Whitten
Hogtown, VA, VA
10
69
Trey Buff
Hickory, NC
11
10T
Kevin Townsend
Lenoir, NC
DQ
Street Stocks - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
18D
Cody DeMarmels
Newton, NC
2
75G
J Danny Gibson
Candler, NC
3
10T
Kevin Townsend
Lenoir, NC
4
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
5
3
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
6
17C
Clint Campbell
Denver, NC
7
3W
Mark Whitten
Hogtown, VA, VA
8
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
9
23
Brendan Doyle
Harrisburg, NC
10
47
Tyler McKinney
Hickory, NC
11
69
Trey Buff
Hickory, NC
Super Trucks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
16
Clint Fields
Carthage, NC
2
36D
Tyler Dayton
Mooresville, NC
3
25H
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
4
15C
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
5
77
Tal Davidson
Mooresville, NC
6
45
Tanner Long
Kernersville, NC
7
09D
Dakota Ratcliff
Cornelius, NC
8
15Z
Zach Hale
Catawba, NC
9
10
Lee Queen
Catawba, NC
Super Trucks - Qualifying
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
DQ/DNS/DNF
1
16
Clint Fields
Carthage, NC
2
36D
Tyler Dayton
Mooresville, NC
3
15C
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
4
09D
Dakota Ratcliff
Cornelius, NC
5
77
Tal Davidson
Mooresville, NC
6
10
Lee Queen
Catawba, NC
7
25H
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
8
45
Tanner Long
Kernersville, NC
9
15Z
Zach Hale
Catawba, NC

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