“Wilson to move to Head Tech Official”

November 1 st , 2017
For Immediate Release:

Long time Hickory Motor Speedway NASCAR Official Tony Wilson has been promoted to head tech official over all divisions at Hickory Motor Speedway. Wilson will succeed Former Hickory Motor Speedway track champion and head tech official over the last four years Scott Kilby. Kilby also served one year as race director for the track. Kilby commented “I would like to thank Kevin for the opportunity to be part of the Hickory Motor Speedway staff the past several years. It has been great to experience the ‘other side of the fence' so to speak and work with such great people, drivers and teams. I value each of your friendships greatly! With more demands on my time due to work and family, I just feel I currently can't continue to devote the time and focus that is needed to fill such an important role, but it does give me great satisfaction in knowing the role is in such good hands with Tony.” ”HMS General Manager Kevin Piercy stated “Scott will be truly missed at Hickory Motor Speedway and it has been an absolute joy working with him, Tony has been a devoted official with us for several years and the opportunity to learn under one of the best with Scott should prepare him for the opportunity he has been given for 2018.” Piercy went on to say “We expect all of our officials to be professional, knowledgeable and courteous to all of our competitors and the groundwork has been laid for Tony to move right in to this position.” Tony has been a NASCAR official at HMS for the last 11 years. Wilson stated” I'm excited about the opportunity to step into this roll and looking forward to the challenge and continuing the work and the level of integrity that Scott brought to Hickory Motor Speedway “

Tony Wilson can be reached for questions at: 828-514-3912 or you can contact him via email at goodolemrwilson@yahoo.com

Hickory Motor Speedway will open its 2018 season on March 17 th , and continue its long standing tradition of NASCAR Whelen All American Series racing, along with events from the PASS Series, Cars Racing Tour, Knights of Destruction, Must See Sprints, Southern Modified Series, Sundown Audio, Hickory Vintage Swap Meet and more.