“ Millington Sweeps the Pair ”

6/26/2021 - The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series returned to action on Saturday night with an evening full of racing excitement.  

The Heritage Finance Late Models would roll off first in race one of their doubleheader 40 lap features. Paul Owens III in the #54 would pace qualifying and start from the pole position with Ryan Millington in the #15 to his outside. Row two would be made up of Justin Carroll in the #57 and Gracie Trotter in the #1 side by side for the start. The start would see the two time champion Millington sail to the high side and move to the lead on the backstretch. Owens would settle in behind him and look for an opening to take the top spot. The third place battle would see Carroll and Trotter door to door for several laps until Carroll would nose ahead for the spot. Josh Kossek in the #44 would follow Carroll and move around Trotter for fourth. Carroll would challenge Owens for second and take the spot without incident. Chase Dixon in the #07 would move up to fourth and give battle to Owens for third. The caution would fly on lap 24 as Dixon would roll to a stop on the backstretch. The restart would see Millington and Carroll bring the field to the green flag. The battle for the lead would be spirited, but clean as Millington would nose ahead after several laps. Isaac Bevins in the #27 would work his way up to fourth and pressure Owens for third. Millington would drive on to take the win. Carroll would finish 2nd and Owens would grab 3rd. Bevins would finish 4th with Trotter taking 5th.

Round 6 of the Paramount Kia ‘BIG 10' Racing Challenge and 50 laps for the Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models would roll off next. Bryson Ruff in the #24 would set fast time and start from the pole with Mason Maggio in the #12 to his outside. Dexter Canipe Jr in the #4 and Max Price in the #22 would make up row two. The green flag would see Maggio use the long way around the track to take the top spot from the high line for the early lead, with Ruff close behind. Canipe and Price would battle for the third spot with Canipe maintaining the position. Close behind them would see the battle for fifth between Mark Johnson in the #13 and Josh Stark in the #22. Lap 24 would see the caution fly as Stark would spin in the frontstretch. The restart would see Maggio and Ruff bring the field back to the green. Maggio would move back to the front with Ruff still close behind. A few laps later Ruff would work his way around Maggio for the top spot. The handle would appear to go away on Maggio's car as Price and Canipe would also both take the positions. Ruff would prove too strong on the night and go on to take the win. Price would finish 2nd with Canipe taking 3rd. Maggio would have to settle for 4th and Johnson would finish 5th.

After an exciting night of action last week seeing a new Hickory Motor Speedway winner, the Renegades would roll off next for 20 contentious laps. Robbie Hollifield in the #51 would turn fast time in time trials and start from the top spot with Spencer Dickinson in the #6 to his outside. Row two would see Kyle Boice in the #73 and David Hasson in the #83 side by side for the start. Hollifield would pull to the lead with Dickinson in second. The battle for third would be action packed as Boice and David Hasson would be sideways door to door for several laps. Boice would eventually take the spot with David Hasson in fourth. The battle for the win would tighten up as Dickinson would drive to Hollifield's bumper at lap 10 and give pressure for the top spot. Dickinson would try valiantly but fall a little short as Hollifield would take the win and lengthen his point lead by an additional 2 points. Dickinson would finish 2nd with Boice taking third. 4th and 5th would be a family affair with David Hasson taking 4th and Brandon Hasson finishing 5th.

The Heritage Finance Street Stocks would roll off next for 30 laps. Cody DeMarmels in the #12 would set fast time and start from the point with Jesse Clark in the #5 to his outside. Derek Fowler in the #31 and Ethan Johnson in the #2 would make up row two for the start. DeMarmels would move to the early lead as Jesse Clark would face a challenge from his teammate Fowler. Jesse Clark would take the spot and give chase to DeMarmels. Marshall Sutton in the #64 would dive under Johnson for the fourth position and take the spot after several laps side by side. Lap 23 would see the caution fly as Johnson would spin in turn one. The restart would see DeMarmels and Jesse Clark door to door for the green flag. DeMarmels would move to the lead with Fowler and Sutton challenging him for second. Jesse Clark would move ahead with the position and look to challenge DeMarmels for the top spot. Fowler and Sutton would battle hard for the third position with neither driving wanting to give an inch. Sutton would look to take the position as he would clear Fowler for the spot. Fowler would quickly look back under Sutton and move back around the elder statesman for the position. DeMarmels would drive on to take the win. Jesse Clark would finish 2nd with Fowler taking 3rd. Sutton would finish 4th and John Clark in the #5 would take 5th.  

The 4-Cylinders would hit the track next for 25 laps of action. Brian Mundy in the #6 would turn fast time in time trials and start from the top spot with Curtis Pardue in the #17 to his outside. Row two would see Cody Combs in the #9 and Robert Trivette in the #11 side by side for row two. Mundy and Pardue would battle side by side for the top spot. Mundy would take the spot after a couple laps with Pardue in second. The battle for second would pick up with Trivette and Combs giving challenge to Pardue for the position. Mundy would go on to take the victory. Pardue would finish 2nd, Trivette would finish 3rd, and Combs would come home 4th.

Closing out the evening's festivities would be the Heritage Finance Late Models for race two of their twin 40 lap features. After the 7 car invert from the finishing order of race one, row one would be made up of Jessie Cann in the #19 and Josh Kossek in the #44 to her outside. Row two would see Gracie Trotter in the #1 and Isaac Bevin in the #27 door to door for the start. The start would see Kossek use the outside line to move to the top spot with Cann facing a furious challenge for second. Trotter would move to the inside of Cann and Bevin, to make it three wide as she would take thesecond position. Justin Carroll in the #57 would move to third in the ensuing battle. Lap 14 would see Ryan Millington in the #15, charge up to take third after starting seventh. The halfway point would see Kossek, Trotter, Millington, and Chase Dixon in the #07, and Carroll as the top five. Millington would move around Trotter for second a few laps later. Lap 25 would see the caution fly as Paul Owens in the #54 would spin coming out of turn four and then Katie Hettinger in the #71 would make hard contact with his car, ending her night with fluids flowing from the radiator after the contact. The restart would see Kossek and Millington bring the field back to the restart. The battle for the top spot would be two wide, two rows deep for several laps before Millington would move to the lead. Kossek would face a challenge from Trotter for second. Trotter would make the pass for second as Dixon would look to follow Trotter around Kossek for third. Contact between the two would see Dixon collect the wall in turn four on lap 34. Millington and Trotter would bring the field back to the restart. Millington would drive to the point with Trotter close behind. The laps would run out with Millington taking another win. Trotter would finish 2nd and Owens would take 3rd. Carroll would grab 4th and Bevin would come home in 5th.

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Hickory Motor Speedway Results 6/26/21

Late Model – Twin Feature #1

1•  #15 – Ryan Millington

2  #57 – Justin Carroll

3  #54 – Paul Owens III

4  #27 – Isaac Bevin

5  #1 – Gracie Trotter

6  #44K – Josh Kossek ( r )

7  #19 – Jessie Cann

8  #07 – Chase Dixon

9  #71 – Katie Hettinger

Late Model – Twin Feature #2

1  #15 – Ryan Millington

2  #1 – Gracie Trotter

3  #54 – Paul Owens III

4  #57 – Justin Carroll

5  #27 – Isaac Bevin

6  #44K – Josh Kossek ( r )

7  #19 – Jessie Cann

8  #07 – Chase Dixon

9 #71 – Katie Hettinger

Limited Late Model

1  #24 – Bryson Ruff ( r )

2  #22 – Max Price

3  #4 – Dexter Canipe Jr.

4  #12 – Mason Maggio ( r )

5  #13 – Mark Johnson

6  #32 – Josh Stark

7  #43P – Kenneth Pardue

8  #00H – Andy Holt

9  #28 – Dennis Trivette

10  #94 – Jeffery Wood

Street Stocks

1  #12 – Cody DeMarmels

2  #5 – Jesse Clark

3  #31 – Derek Fowler

4  #64 – Marshall Sutton

5  #5X – John Clark

6  #2 – Ethan Johnson

7  #56 – John Guker

4 Cylinders

1  #6 – Brian Mundy

2  #17 – Curtis Pardue

3  #11 – Robbie Trivette

4  #9 – Cody Combs

Renegades

1  #51 – Robbie Hollifield

2  #6 – Spencer Dickinson

3  #73 – Kyle Boice

4  #83 – David Hasson

5  #82 – Brandon Hasson ( r )

6 #81 – Matthew Chambers