Shane Lee captures the Bojangles Late Model win on AT&T Night Presented by Mobil 1

NEWTON, NC (April 13, 2013) It was a beautiful evening at Hickory Motor Speedway for AT&T Night Presented by Mobil 1. The action began with the K & P Construction 4-Cylinders with the #21 of Todd Harrington setting fast time. Harrington would take the early lead followed by the #51 of Nathaniel Kanupp, the #3 of Donnie Harmon, the #9 of Randy Canipe and the #98 of Chase Pollard following in tow. Canipe would have mechanical problems on lap 18 and move to the pits. At the checkered it was Harrington followed by Kanupp, Harmon, Pollard and the #98 of Rob Lewis.

The #25 of Brayton Haws would collect his first pole at Hickory Motor Speedway for the Paramount KIA Limited Late Models, but the #75 of Landon Huffman would take the early lead, followed by Haws and a battle for 3 rd between the #00 of Shane Lee and the #18 of Casey Pierce. Lap7 would bring out the 1 st caution with a spin by the #25 of Allen Huffman in turn 4. On the restart it was 2 by 2 5 rows deep for positions. Haws would take the lead from Huffman, followed by Lee, Pierce and the #15 of Sheflon Clay. Caution would come out again on lap 23 for the car of #21 of JP Dyar stalling in turn 2. At the line, it would be Haws with the win, Huffman 2 nd , Lee 3 rd , Clay 4 th and the #54 of Kaleb Pressley rounding out the top 5.

Kevin Townsend would lead the Street Stocks to the green flag but the #16 of Jonathon Smith would take the early lead followed by Townsend, the #64 of Marshall Sutton, the #03 of Kevin Eby and the #33 of Mark Whitten rounding out the top 5. Lap 12 would bring a battle for 2 nd between Sutton and Townsend but caution would interrupt the battle with a spin by the #10 of Ethan Johnson in Turn 4. Racing would resume with a battle for the lead between Smith and Sutton. Whitten would spin while running 5 th and bring out the 2 nd caution. Smith would continue to lead until lap 23 when Sutton would take the lead and move Smith to second, Eby would move to 3 rd , Townsend 4 th and the #2 of Larry Mosher 5 th . With 2 laps to go Smith and Sutton would battle door to door, but at the line it was Smith taking the win, followed by Sutton, Eby, Townsend and Mosher.

The #33 of Jeremy Birch would set fast time for the Gold King Super Trucks. Birch and the #16 of Clint Fields would trade paint early for the lead. It would take 10 laps before Birch would take the point followed by Fields, the #03 of Chase Campbell, the #88 of Doug Barnes and a battle for 5 th between the #0 of Jody Church and the #9 of Lee Queen. Queen would eventually take the 5 th spot. Campbell would develop an electrical problem, but continued to press on and at the line it was Birch taking the win, followed by Fields, Campbell, Barnes and Queen.

It was a night of firsts for the #00 Shane Lee. Lee would take his first NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Bojangles Late Model pole for the Hickory Motor Speedway feature division. Lee would take the early lead and never looked back for his first win the the 50 lap feature event. The 50 lap race was slowed only once by a spin of the #92 of Tony Pasquarello on the front stretch. Lee was followed closely by the #12 of 2012 Track Champion Austin McDaniel, the #18 of David Roberts, the #43 of Jesse LeFevers and the #5 of Christian Calvo.

Charlie Neill would set fast time in the WrenchRags Renegades for the final event of the night. Neill would take the early lead followed by the #4 of Greg Austin, the #8 of Kenneth Roberts, the #16 of Carroll McKinney and the #6 of Darren Dickinson. The car of Roberts would pancake the wall hard on lap 4 but did not bring out a caution. At the line it would be Neill, followed by McKinney, Austin, Dickinson, and the #77 of Shawn Hayes.

Next race - April 20 Catawba Valley 250 CARS X-1R Pro Cup Series 250 Laps - Racing Action @ 6pm for the Allison Legacy Cars, Autograph Session @ 7:15pm, Catawba Valley 250 @ 8pm Adults $15 Youth (6-12) $5 Kids 5 & under Free.

April 27 th will be round #4 of the ZLOOP Racing Challenge featuring 100-laps for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Bojangles Late Models, 35-laps for the Paramount KIA Limited Late Models, 30-laps for the Street Stocks and 20-laps for the WrenchRags Renegades. Adults-$10, Teens/Seniors - $8, Kids 12 & under free. Gates open @5pm with racing starting @7pm.

 

Hickory Motor Speedway
Unofficial Race Results for 4/13/2013
4-Cylinders - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
21
Todd Harrington
Taylorsville, NC
2
51
Nathaniel Kanupp
Hildebran, NC
3
3
Donnie Harmon
Statesville, NC
4
98P
Chase Pollard
Taylorsville, NC
5
98
Rob Lewis
Morganton, NC
6
9
Randy Canipe
Maiden, NC
7
37
William Stafford
Connelly Springs, NC
8
28
Dennis Trivette
Newton, NC
DNS
Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
2
12
Austin McDaniel
Harrisburg, NC
3
18
David Roberts
Simpsonville, SC
4
5
Christian Calvo
Boynton Beach, FL
5
43
Jesse LeFevers
Lenoir, NC
6
7
Ashley Huffman
Connelly Springs, NC
7
36
Anthony Anders
Easley, SC
8
25
Matt Piercy
Conover, NC
9
22
Dan Moore
Conover, NC
10
92
Tony Pasquarello
Matthews, NC
Limited Late Model - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
75H
Landon Huffman
Claremont, NC
2
00
Shane Lee
Newton, NC
3
15
Sheflon Clay
Asheville, NC
4
54
Kaleb Pressley
Candler, NC
5
21
Monty Cox
Granite Falls, NC
6
18
Casey Pierce
Lenoir, NC
7
37
Chris Phipps
Newton, NC
8
07X
Joshua Bralley
Huntersville, NC
9
51
Jeremy Pelfrey
Lenoir, NC
10
25
Allen Huffman
Hickory, NC
11
9
Charlie Watson
Lenoir, NC
12
5
Trevor Weldon
Taylorsville, NC
13
84
Dylon Wilson
Taylorsville, NC
14
17W
Mitch Walker
Newton, NC
15
95N
Nicholas Wilt
Lincolnton, NC
16
12D
Evan Duggins
Tobaccoville, NC
17
21D
J P Dyar
Charlotte, NC
18
43
Greg Wise
Candler, NC
19
25H
Brayton Haws
Youngsville, NC
DQ
Renegades - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
2
Charlie Neill
Hickory, NC
2
16
Carroll McKinney
Hildebran, NC
3
4
Gregory Austin
Granite Falls, NC
4
6
Darren Dickinson
Hickory, NC
5
77H
Shawn Hayes
Lenoir, NC
6
8
Kenneth Roberts
Hickory, NC
Street Stocks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
16S
Jonathon Smith
Hudson, NC
2
64
Marshall Sutton
Burnsville, NC
3
03
Kevin Eby
Lenior, NC
4
10T
Kevin Townsend
Lenoir, NC
5
2
Larry Mosher
Taylorsville, NC
6
33
Mark Whitten
Gastonia, NC
7
69
Trey Buff
Hickory, NC
8
1S
Joshua Snyder
Cleveland, NC
9
74
Kim Smith
Lincolnton, NC
10
10
Ethan Johnson
Hudson, NC
Super Trucks - Feature
Finish
Car No
Driver
Hometown
1
33
Jeremy Birch
Statesville, NC
2
16
Clint Fields
Carthage, NC
3
03
Chase Campbell
Marion, NC
4
88
Doug Barnes
Whiteford, MD
5
9Q
Joseph Queen
Catawba, NC
6
29S
Jason Smith
Claremont, NC
7
0
Jody Church
Hays, NC
8
7
Whitney Lail
Hickory, NC

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