"Ryan Millington and Thomas Beane split Twin 40's on Matt DiBenedetto Night at the Races"

" presented by All American Roofing and Restoration"

7/24/2021 - Racing returned to America's Most Famous Short Track with Matt DiBenedetto Night at the Races presented by All American Roofing and Restoration.

Leading off the night's action would be the Heritage Finance Late Models with their first 40 lap feature of twin 40s on the night. Ryan Millington in the #15 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole with Zack Miracle in the #32 to his outside. Row two would see Mitch Walker in the #15 and Josh Kossek in the #44 side by side for the start. Millington would move to the early lead as Walker would challenge Miracle for second. Miracle would take the spot as Walker would then face a challenge from Kossek for third. Kossek would take the spot and move up to challenge Miracle for second. Kossek would complete the pass and set sail for the leader, Millington. The halfway point would see Millington, Kossek, Miracle, Walker, and Zach Bruenger in the #81 make up the top five. Thomas Beane in the #31 would pressure Bruenger for fifth. Beane would make the pass and bring the #12 of Austin McDaniel by Bruenger for sixth. Millington would prove too strong on the night and take the win leading flag to flag. Kossek would finish 2nd and Miracle would come home in 3rd. Walker would finish 4th and Beane would grab 5th.  

Next up would be the Super Trucks with their 35 lap feature. Jacob Weidman in the #77 would pace qualifying and start from the top spot with Charlie Watson in the #9 to his outside. Ricky Dennie in the #6 and DJ Canipe in the #29 would make up row two for the start. Watson would pull to the lead from the high groove. Josh Goble in the #65 would move around Dennie for third. Lap 8 would see Dennie take the spot back from Goble. Allen Huffman in the #51 and Clark Houston in the #6 would have a good clean battle for fifth with neither giving an inch. Watson would go on to take the win. Weidman would take 2nd and Dennie would grab 3rd. Goble would finish 4th and Houston would come home in 5th.

The Heritage Finance Street Stocks would roll off next for their 30 lap event. Cody DeMarmels in the #12 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Marlin Yoder in the #08 to his outside. Row two would see Jesse Clark in the #5 and John Clark in the #5X side by side for the start. DeMarmels would move to the early lead with Yoder facing a challenge from Jesse Clark. The halfway point would see DeMarmels, Yoder, Jesse Clark, Marshall Sutton in the #64, and John Clark as the top five. The caution would fly on lap 16 as Jesse Clark would spin in turn two. The restart would see DeMarmels and Yoder bring the field back to the green flag. DeMarmels would battle with Yoder, but pull back to the top spot. The caution would quickly fly on lap 18 as the #7 of Rick Hale would spin in turn four. DeMarmels and Yoder would pace the field back for the restart. DeMarmels would move to the lead as Yoder would face a challenge from Sutton for second. DeMarmels would take the win. Yoder would finish 2nd and Jesse Clark would take 3rd. Sutton would finish 4th with John Clark taking 5th.

The 4-Cylinders would hit the track next for 20 laps of battle. Curtis Pardue in the #17 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole with Cody Combs in the #9 to his outside. As Pardue and Combs would battle for the top spot the #11 of Robbie Trivette would move around both to take the lead. Combs would move under Trivette with three laps to go. Contact between the two would send both cars into the outside wall. Trivette's car would be done for the night. The restart would see a duel between Pardue and Combs. Pardue would win. Combs would finish 2nd and Trivette would take 3rd.

  The Heritage Finance Late Models would hit the track next for their second 40 lap feature. With the 8 car invert from the finishing order of race one, Andrew Grady in the #1 and Zach Bruenger in the #81 would start in row one. Row two would see Austin McDaniel in the #12 and Thomas Beane in the #31 side by side for the start. Bruenger would use the high groove to take the early lead. Beane would follow in Bruenger's tire tracks and move to second. McDaniel would press the issue going three wide in his quest for the top spot, but have to drop back in line. Beane would move around Bruenger to take the top spot. Ryan Millington in the #15 would move around McDaniel for third on lap 19. The battle for fifth would see five cars wanting one spot with Grady, Mitch Walker in the #15, Zack Miracle in the #32, Josh Kossek in the #44, and Blake Lithuanian in the #59 jockeying it out for position. Millington would battle with Bruenger for second before making the pass with three laps to go. Beane would drive on to take the win. Millington would take 2nd with Bruenger grabbing 3rd. McDaniel would get 4th and Walker would finish 5th.

Finishing out the night would be the Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models for 50 laps in the Paramount Kia 'BIG 10' Chase for the Championship. Dexter Canipe Sr in the #5 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Mason Maggio in the #12 to his outside. Row two would see Dexter Canipe Jr in the other #5 and Max Price in the #22 side by side for the start. Both Canipes would elect to start from the rear with a $500.00 bonus donation for the win. Maggio and Price would battle door to door for three laps until Maggio would nose ahead. Mark Johnson in the #13 would move to third. After starting at the rear Dexter Canipe Sr would move to seventh by lap 10. Akinori Ogata in the #14 and Bryson Ruff in the #24 would both move around Johnson for third and fourth, respectively. Maggio, Price, Ogata, Ruff, and Dexter Canipe Sr would be the top five at halfway. Lap 35 would see Dexter Canipe Sr move around Ruff for fourth. The caution would fly on lap 44 as the #61 of Justin Hicks would spin in turn four. The restart would see Maggio and Price bring the field back to the green flag. Maggio would pull to the lead as Ogata would move to second around Price. Maggio would drive on to take the win. Ogata would finish 2nd with Price taking 3rd. Dexter Canipe Sr would battle from the rear to finish 4th and Ruff would take 5th.

The CARS Racing Tour returns to the famed 3/8 mile oval next week for their annual Throwback 276. The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series returns to action in two weeks with a full slate of action.

Hickory Motor Speedway Results 7/24/21

Late Model Twin Feature

#1 1 #15 Ryan Millington

2 #44K Josh Kossek ( r )

3 #15W Mitch Walker

4 #32M Zack Miracle

5 #31 Thomas Beane

6 #12M Austin McDaniel

7 #81B Zachary Bruenger

8 #1G Andrew Grady

9 #59 Blake Lothian

10 #12 Annabeth Barnes Crum

11 #19 Jessie Cann

12 #9 Charlie Watson - DNS

Late Model Twin Feature #2

1 #31 Thomas Beane

2 #15 Ryan Millington

3 #81B Zachary Bruenger

4 #12M Austin McDaniel

5 #15W Mitch Walker

#32M Zack Miracle

7 #1G Andrew Grady

8 #44K Josh Kossek ( r )

9 #59 Blake Lothian

10 #19 Jessie Cann

11 #9 Charlie Watson - DNS

12 #12 Annabeth Barnes Crum DNS

Limited Late Model

1 #12 Mason Maggio

2 #14 Akinori Ogata

3 #22 Max Price

4 #5W Dexter Senior

5 #24 Bryson Ruff ( r )

6 #5 Dexter Junior

7 #43P Kenneth Pardue

8 #61 Justin Hicks

9 #32 Josh Stark

10 #00H Andy Holt

11 #28H Bub Haney

12 #28 Dennis Trivette

13 #30 Blake Shupe

14 #13 Mark Johnson

15 #71L Nathan Lineback

16 #23 Reilly Doyle - DNS

Street Stocks

1 #5 Jesse Clark

2 #64 Marshall Sutton

3 #5X John Clark

4 #31 Derek Fowler

5 #00 Nathaniel Carlisle

6 #7 Rick Hale

7 #33 DJ Little

8 #12 Cody DeMarmels DQ

9 #08 Marlin Yoder - DQ

4 Cylinders

1 #17 Curtis Pardue

2 #9 Cody Combs

3 #11 Robbie Trivette

Super Trucks

1 #9 Charlie Watson

2 #77 Jacob Weidman ( r )

3 #6 Ricky Dennie

4 #65 Josh Goble

5 #6H Clark Houston

6 #51H Allen Huffman

7 #17 Duane Cook ( r )

8 #30 Joey Shuryan

9 #4 Zac Fowler

10 #32 Tim Dale

11 #29 D J Canipe

 

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