“ William Sawalich and Annabeth Barnes-Crum split Twin 40 wins on Sherrill Furniture Night at the Races at Hickory Motor Speedway. ”

April 2nd, 2022

The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series rolled back in to America's Most Famous Short Track, Hickory Motor Speedway, on Saturday night with a great evening of racing action planned on Sherrill Furniture Night at the Races.

First up would see the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Models roll off for the first of their twin 40 lap features. William Sawalich in the #43 would top the time trials and start from the front with Katie Hettinger in the #71 starting to his outside. Landon Huffman in the #75 and Austin McDaniel in the #12 would make up row two. The green flag would see Sawalich pull to the lead. Hettinger would get shuffled back a few spots, before she finally settled into sixth. Lap 6 would see Hettinger move back around Gracie Trotter in the #2 for fifth. Sawalich would set the pace up front as Huffman would look to close the gap and McDaniel trying to catch the top two. Lap 20 would see Hettinger move around the #54 of Paul Owens for fourth. Lap 21 would see the caution fly as the #92 of Kurtis Johnson would crash hard on the front stretch. The restart would see Sawalich and Huffman bring the field back to the green flag. Sawalich would quickly move back to the top spot. Lap 27 would see McDaniel look under Huffman for second. Hettinger would move around Huffman for third two laps later. Contact between Owens and Huffman on lap 33 would send both cars spinning in turn four. The restart would see Sawalich and McDaniel lead the field back to the green flag. Sawalich would pull to the lead with McDaniel giving chase. Sawalich would prove too strong and drive on to take the win. McDaniel would finish 2nd with Hettinger taking 3rd. Bryson Dennis in the #40 would finish 4th and Satterfield would grab 5th.

The Heritage Finance Street Stocks would roll of next for their 30 lap feature. Jonathan Smith in the #16 would be fastest in qualifying and start from the pole position with Boo Carlisle in the #00 to his outside. Row two would be made up of Ethan Johnson in the #2 and DJ Little in the #11. Smith would move to the lead with Carlisle chasing in second. Little would move around Johnson for third. Smith would drive on to take the win. Carlisle would finish 2nd and Little would take 3rd. Baron Kuritzky in the #17 would take 4th and Jon Austin in the #9 would grab 5th.

The Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models would roll off next for 50 laps in the second round of the Paramount Kia “BIG 10” Racing Challenge. Charlie Watson in the #9 would pace qualifying and start from the top spot with the #14 of Akinori Ogata to his outside. Colby Gibson in the #2 and Graham Hollar in the #25 would make up row two for the start. Watson would move to the early lead with Ogata giving chase in second. Lap 10 would see Michael Bumgarner in the #97 move to the top five after making the pass on Chase Janes in the #47. Watson would continue to lead Ogata as they would set the pace up front. Lap 24 would see Bumgarner make the move to fourth getting by Hollar. Watson would prove too tough and drive on to take the win. Ogata would finish 2nd and Gibson would hold on to 3rd. Bumgarner would take 4th and Hollar would round out the top five in 5th.

The 4 Cylinders would hit the track next for their 25 lap feature. The #6 of Brian Mundy would start from the pole position after pacing qualifying with the #11 of Robbie Trivette to his outside. Curtis Pardue in the #17 and Dennis Trivette in the #11X would make up row two for the start. The initial start would see Mundy spin after contact with Pardue. The caution would fly and officials would re-rack the field. Robbie Trivette and Tim Canipe in the #10 would bring the field to the green flag. Robbie Trivette would move to the top spot, but Canipe would be glued to his bumper. Pardue and Mundy would quickly move back towards the front as they would be running third and fourth respectively by lap 7. The #6 of Rodney Trivette would bring out the caution on lap 7 as he would spin on the front stretch. The restart would see Robbie Trivette and Canipe bringing the field back to the green flag. Robbie Trivette would pull to the lead but it would be a four car nose to tail battle with Canipe, Pardue, and Mundy all glued together behind him. Lap 20 would see the caution fly as Rodney Trivette would make impact with the inside wall on the front stretch. The restart would see Robbie Trivette and Canipe pacing the field to the green once again. Robbie Trivette would move to the lead and bring Pardue with him to second. Lap 22, Mundy would pass Pardue for second. Robbie Trivette would hang on to take the win. Mundy would grab 2nd and Canipe would grab 3rd. Canipe would finish 4th and Rodney Trivette would come home in 5th.

The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Models would be next up for the second of their twin 40 lap features. After the eight car invert from the finishing order of race one Jeff Sparks in the #7 and Charlie Watson in the #9 would make up row one. Row two would see Annabeth Barnes-Crum in the #12 and Taylor Satterfield in the #40. Sparks would lose a spot on the start as Watson would take the lead with Barnes-Crum in his tire tracks. Lap 9 would see Barnes-Crum move to the top spot as she got around Watson. Lap 10 would see Katie Hettinger in the #71 drive up to fourth. Hettinger would pressure Satterfield for third as William Sawalich in the #43 would look to move around both drivers for position. Lap 17 would see Watson pull to pit road with mechanical failure and park for the night. The halfway point would see Barnes-Crum, Hettinger, Sawalich, Satterfield, and McDaniel as the top five. Barnes-Crum would set the pace in front of the field as Hettinger and Sawalich would give chase. The laps would run out as Barnes-Crum would drive on to take the win. Hettinger would finish 2nd and Sawalich would take 3rd. McDaniel would grab 4th and Satterfield would come home in 5th.

The Carolina Pro Late Models would finish out the night's festivities with 100 laps of racing. The top five in qualifying would be Mikey Toner Jr in the #1X, Caden Kvapil in the #35, Leland Honeyman Jr in the #57, Josh Lowder in the #63, and Clark Houston in the #6. Kvapil would drive to the win. Honeyman would bounce back after an earlier spin and take 2nd with Lowder grabbing 3rd. Katie Hettinger in the #96 would complete her third race of the night and finish 4th and Houston would come home in 5th.

The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series returns to action this Saturday Night with a full slate of racing action. After a week off for the observance of Easter, the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series will race the next three consecutive weeks.

On May 12 & 13 The Knights of Destruction returns for two nights of metal crunching carnage.

 

Hickory Motor Speedway Results 4/2/22

Late Model – Twin Feature 1

1 #43 – William Sawalich

2 #12 – Austin McDaniel

3 #71 – Katie Hettinger

4 #15 – Bryson Dennis

5 #40 – Taylor Satterfield

6 #12 – Annabeth Barnes Crum

7 #9 – Charlie Watson

8 #7 – Jeff Sparks

9 #32 – Nik Williams

10 #41 – Whitney Meggs

11 #17 – Skyler Chaney

12 #75 – Landon Huffman

13 #2 – Gracie Trotter

14 #54 – Paul Owens III

15 #92 – Kurtis Johnston

Late Model – Twin Feature 2

1 #12 – Annabeth Barnes Crum

2 #71 – Katie Hettinger

3 #43 – William Sawalich

4 #12 – Austin McDaniel

5 #40 – Taylor Satterfield

6 #15 – Bryson Dennis

7 #32 – Nik Williams

8 #75 – Landon Huffman

9 #54 – Paul Owens III

10 #17 – Skyler Chaney

11 #41 – Whitney Meggs

12 #2 – Gracie Trotter

13 #7 – Jeff Sparks

14 #9 – Charlie Watson

15 #92 – Kurtis Johnston - DNS

Limited Late Model – Big 10 Race #2

1 #7 – Charlie Watson

2 #14 – Akinori Ogata

3 #2 – Colby Gibson

4 #97 – Michael Bumgarner

5 #25 – Graham Hollar

6 #47 – Chase Janes

7 #88 – Joshua Gobble

8 #99 – Sawyer Frady

9 #12 – Christopher Martin Jr.

10 #27 – Justin Crider - DNS

Street Stocks

1 #16 – Jonathon Smith

2 #B00 – Nathaniel Carlisle

3 #11 – DJ Little

4 #17 – Baron Kuritzky

5 #9 – Jon Austin

6 #2 – Ethan Johnson

4 Cylinders

1 #11 – Robbie Trivette

2 #6 – Brian Mundy

3 #10 – Tim Canipe

4 #17 – Curtis Pardue

5 #6 – Rodney Trivette

6 #11 – Dennis Trivette

7 #95 – Joshua Hart

Carolina Pro Late Models

1 #35 – Caden Kvapil

2 #57 – Leland Honeyman

3 #63 – Josh Lowder

4 #96 – Katie Hettinger

5 #6 – Clark Houston

6 #7 – Justin Crider

7 #5 – Jasec Holladay

8 #51 – Mason Maggio

9 #49 – Luke Morey

10 #48 – Toby Grynewicz

11 #21 – Ryan Matthews

12 #10 – EJ Tamayo

13 #28 – Bub Haney

14 #11 – Tony Cosentino

15 #1 – Caleb Johnson

16 #77 – Ruben Caceres

17 #95 – Caleb Costner

18 #30 – Michael Gaier

19 #1 – Mikey Toner Jr.

20 #13 – Erik Nash