"Whitney Meggs and Taylor Satterfield split Heritage Finance Late Model Twin 40s on Ready to Race United Night presented by Catawba County United Way"

8/21/21 - The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series roared back to life Saturday night at America's Most Famous Short Track with a huge partnership with the Catawba County United Way. The Ready to Race United event featured a full slate of racing action and a huge fireworks display free of charge to all who attended.

Leading off the night's festivities would be 40 laps in race one of the Heritage Finance Late Models doubleheader. Jake Crum in the #12 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Katie Hettinger in the #71 to his outside separated by just one hundredth of a second. Row two would be made up of Josh Kossek in the #44 and Whitney Meggs in the #41 side by side for the start. After a couple attempts at the start the #40 of Taylor Satterfield would make contact with Kossek, as the caution would come out the slow the field and unfortunately end Satterfields opportunity in the first event. Crum would jump to the early lead as Hettinger would battle with the #6 of Rajah Caruth and Meggs for second. Caruth would make the pass for second and bring Meggs to third. Meggs would make the pass on Caruth for second. As lap 16 approached, Meggs would make the pass on Crum for the lead. The halfway point would see Meggs, Crum, Caruth, the #7 of Holden German, and Kossek as the top five. Lap 32 would see the #70 of Nathan Lineback suffer a parts failure and pull to pit road. Meggs would drive on to take the win. Crum would finish 2nd and Caruth would take 3rd. German would take 4th and Kossek would fight back to finish 5th.

Next up would see the Super Trucks hit the track for 35 laps of battle. Allen Huffman in the #51 would top time trials and start from the point with Charlie Watson in the #9 to his outside. Jacob Weidman in the #77 and Jesse Clark in the #6 would make up row two for the green flag. Huffman would battle with Watson door to door until he would drive to the lead coming off of turn four. Lap 5 would see the #30 of Joey Shuryan bring out the caution as he would come to a stop on the backstretch. The restart would see Huffman and Watson pacing the field back to the green flag. The battle for the lead would go door to door for several laps, before Huffman would pull back to the point with Watson giving chase. Clark would move around Weidman for third position. Huffman, Watson, Clark, Weidman, and the #70 of Travis Baity would be the top five at the halfway point. Baity would bring out the caution on lap 23 with a spin in turn two. The restart would once again see Huffman and Watson side by side for the restart. Huffman would quickly rocket back to the lead. Shuryan would move to fourth around Weidman. Lap 31 would see Baity bring out the caution once again with another turn two spin. Huffman and Watson would set up for a four lap duel on the restart. Huffman would pull back to the lead with Watson in second. Huffman would drive on to the win. Watson would finish 2nd and Clark would take 3rd. Weidman would finish 4th and Shuryan would come home in 5th.

The Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models would roll off next for 35 laps of action. Bryson Ruff in the #24 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Mason Maggio in the #12 to his outside. Row two would be made up of Max Price in the #22 and Katie Hettinger in the #71 doing double duty for the start. Ruff would pull to the pits with mechanical issues before the start. The start would see Maggio and Price door to door for the first four laps before Price would move to the lead. Hettinger would look to make it a three way battle for the lead early before settling in to their tire tracks to try to chase the leaders down. The halfway point would see Price, Maggio, Hettinger, Zack Wells in the #66, and Josh Stark in the #32 as the top five. Price would set a torrid pace while Maggio and Hettinger would battle for second. Price would drive on to take the win. Maggio would take 2nd by a nose with Hettinger having to settle for 3rd by a nose. Wells would take 4th and Stark would finish 5th.  

Rolling onto the famed 3/8 mile oval next would be the Heritage Finance Street Stocks for their 30 lap feature. Jesse Clark in the #5 would top time trials and start from the point with Cody DeMarmels in the #12 to his outside. DJ Hamby in the #17 and Marshall Sutton in the #64 would make up row two for the green flag. Jesse Clark would pull to the early lead with DeMarmels close behind. The caution would fly on lap 2 when the #33 of DJ Little would spin on the front stretch. DeMarmels would take the opportunity to come down pit road during the caution to make some necessary changes. The restart would see Jesse Clark and Sutton side by side for the green flag. Jesse Clark would pull to the lead with Sutton facing a challenge by the #31 of Derek Fowler. Fowler would take the second position. The caution would fly again on lap 16 as DJ Little would spin on the front stretch. The restart would see Jesse Clark and Fowler door to door. Jesse Clark would take the position as Fowler would face challenge from DeMarmels for position. The next ten laps would see a battle for second with Fowler and DeMarmels swapping the position several times before DeMarmels would clear the spot. Jesse Clark would drive on to the win. DeMarmels would take 2nd while Fowler would finish 3rd. Sutton would take 4th and Hamby would come in 5th.

The Renegades would roar to life next with 20 laps of paint swapping action. Robbie Hollifield in the #51 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Brandon Hasson in the #82 to his outside. Row two would be made up of Zachary Mullins in the #72 and David Hasson in the #83 side by side for the start. Hollifield would pull to the early lead with Brandon Hasson giving chase. Spencer Dickinson in the #6 would start in the rear, but work his way into contention. With five laps to go Dickinson would drive to Hollifield's rear bumper. Hollifield would hang on and take the win. Dickinson would finish 2nd with Brandon Hasson taking 3rd. David Hasson would finish 4th and Mullins would come home in 5th.

The Heritage Finance Late Models would finish the night's on track activities with 40 laps in race two of their doubleheader. After the 8 car invert from the finishing order of race one, row one would be made up of Regina Sirvent in the #10 and Jessie Cann in the #19. Row two would see Katie Hettinger in the #71 and Josh Kossek in the #44 side by side for the start. Hettinger and Cann would be side by side at the green flag as the #7 of Holden German would nose under Hettinger for a three wide battle in turn one. Hettinger would fall into single file as Jake Crum in the #12 would dive under German and Cann coming off of turn two and down the backstretch would see another three wide battle. Turn three and four would narrow up and contact would send Cann spinning and collecting Hettinger, the #41 of Whitney Meggs, and Sirvent. The next restart would see German and Kossek leading the field to the green. Kossek would pull to the lead with Rajah Caruth in the #6 in second. Caruth and Kossek would have a spirited battle for the top spot with Caruth moving into the lead. The battle for the top spot would be a four way affair between Caruth, the #40 of Taylor Satterfield, Crum, and Kossek. Crum would unfortunately pull to the pits with mechanical issues. Caruth would face a furious challenge from Satterfield and Kossek over the final laps with an attempt to pass at every corner. Contact in turns three and four on the final lap would move Caruth up out of the racing groove and dive to Caruths inside. Kossek would see the battle ahead and make his move to the bottom for his bid at the win. Satterfield and Kossek would make contact on the front stretch coming to the checkered flag as Caruth would be right in the mix . Satterfield would take the win by a nose. Kossek would have to settle for 2nd as Caruth would spin across the finish line in 3rd. Hettinger would take 4th and German would finish 5th.

The NAAPWS will be in action for the next four weeks in their race to the championship which will conclude on September 18th.

Hickory Motor Speedway Results

Late Model Twin Feature #1

1 #41 Whitney Meggs

2 #12 Jake Crum

3 #6C Rajah Caruth

4 #7G Holden

5 #44K Josh Kossek ( r )

6 #71 Katie Hettinger ( r )

7 #19 Jessie Cann

8 #10 Regina Sirvent

9 #71L Nathan Lineback

10 #40 Taylor Satterfield

Late Model Twin Feature #2

1 #40 Taylor Satterfield

2 #44K Josh Kossek

3 #6C Rajah Caruth

4 #71 Katie Hettinger ( r )

5 #7G Holden German

6 #12 Jake Crum

7 #19 Jessie Cann

8 #41 Whitney Meggs

9 #10 Regina Sirvent

10 #71L Nathan Lineback - DNS

Limited Late Model

1 #22 Max Price

2 #12 Mason Maggio ( r )

3 #71 Katie Hettinger ( r )

4 #66 Zack Wells

5 #32 Josh Stark

6 #25 Graham Hollar

7 #1X Tyler Church

8 #24 Bryson Ruff ( r )

Street Stocks - Unofficial

1 #5 Jesse Clark

#12 Cody DeMarmels

3 #31 Derek Fowler

4 #64 Marshall Sutton

5 #17 DJ Hamby ( r )

6 #34 Brian Brown

7 #33 DJ Little

8 #5X John Clark

9 #7 Austin Simmons - DNS

Renegades

1 #51 Robbie Hollifield

2 #6 Spencer Dickinson

3 #82 Brandon Hasson ( r )

4 #83 David Hasson

5 #72 Zachary Mullins

Super Trucks

1 #51H Allen Huffman

2 #9 Charlie Watson

3 #6 Jesse Clark

4 #77 Jacob Weidman ( r )

5 #30 Joey Shuryan

6 #17 Duane Cook ( r )

7 #70B Travis Baity

8 #4 Zac Fowler

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