" Excitement is building at Americas Most Famous Short Track"
August 10th, 2022 - For Immediate Release:
Excitement is building at Americas Most Famous Short Track as race fans prepare for the first playoff in the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series track points history at Hickory Motor Speedway. The points have been reset with season bank points added and the field is set for an exciting playoff for the Championship.
Hickory Motor Speedway General Manager Kevin Piercy stated “We are overwhelmed with the support this new playoff system has garnered from our competitors, and it has met all of our goals and expectations for 2022, with multiple drivers competing for this Championship”
Seven drivers qualified for the playoffs with 2 competitors missing the cut by only one race and 3 competitors missing the playoffs by 2 events.
Landon Huffman won the regular season points and will take home $1,000.00 for his efforts with Annabeth Barnes Crum finishing second ($500.00) and Skyler Chaney coming home third ($250.00).
With 50 points per event, decreasing 2 points per position and 1 Bank Point for a Pole and 2 Bank Points for a win, all the competitors listed below still have a legitimate opportunity for this Unique Championship season.
This historic run for the Championship is not one you will want to miss, and we look forward to seeing you attend. The playoff events begin this week on August 13 th , then continue August 27 th , September 3 rd and will culminate for an exciting finish with a free event to all and Fireworks on September 17 th for Catawba County United Way Night at the races.