by Gaston Rentals
9/8/18-The thunder rumbled in the Catawba Valley on Saturday night, not from severe weather, but instead from the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series roaring back to life on Sheetz Night at the Races presented by Gaston Rentals.
NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models with the first of two 40 laps features on the night. Thomas Beane in the #31 would light up the scoreboard with a sub-15 second lap to grab the top spot in qualifying. The #29 of Mitch Walker would turn a fast lap and only be .009 of a second slower than the the pole to qualify second. Austin Green in the #2 would start third with 2-time Hickory Motor Speedway winner Chris Hudspeth in the #28 qualifying fourth. more results