PASS South - Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) - 9/24/16

Last updated: September 27, 2016 at 9:17 am
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What Won the Race: Tate Fogleman passed Chris Dilbeck for the final time with 10-laps to go to win his first PASS South race.

 

The Finish: 

1 8 Tate Fogleman 150
2 9 Chris Dilbeck 150
3 33 Preston Peltier 150
4 6 Brandon Setzer 150
5 74 Andy Loden 150
6 28 Jared Irvan 150
7 98 Jody Measmer 150
8 12 Heath Hindman 150
9 89 Lee Hansard 150
10 83 Matt Sever 150
11 7 Tyler Church 150
12 16 Vinnie Miller 148
13 15X Tyler Williams 145
14 45 Kodie Conner 145
15 24JS JP Josiasse 141
16 16 Lucas Jones 138
17 12 Trey Jarrell 138
18 70 JD Roberts 132
19 4 Justin LaDuke 122
20 15 Colt James 94
21 47 Kelly Moore 77
22 2 Garret Archer 75
23 7K Kaylee Stukas 68
24 71 Jimmy Doyle 39
25 71X Nick Robinson 39
26 54 Matt Craig 6

 

The Skinny: Tate Fogleman and Chris Dilbeck traded the lead half a dozen times over the final 100 laps with Fogleman coming out on top.

 

Winning Quote: "It's been a long time coming to get here. We have been so close for so long to not get it tonight would have really hurt.  Now we can say we are a PASS winner."

 

Winning Crew Chief: Kenyon Davis 

 

Winning Chassis: Fury 

 

Winning Shocks: Penske

 

Winning Engine: Progressive 

 

On the Move: Matt Seaver started 22nd and finished 10th.

 

Biggest Loser: Matt Craig finished 26th after starting inside the top 10 today. He also lost the point lead as he is unofficially seven points back of Kodie Conner.  Official points will come out next week on the PASS website.

 

Feature Notebook: Kodie Conner set fast time in time trials. Lucas Jones, Tate Fogleman, and Tyler Church paced the practice rounds earlier today. 26 cars took time in qualifying. The redraw put multi-time Hickory winner Preston Peltier on the pole. Defending PASS champion Tate Fogleman will start third.

 

Pre-Feature Notebook: 

Chris Dilbeck dominated the most recent PASS race here at Hickory, We will see if he can do it again. Matt Craig enters the race as the point leader today.  Brandon Setzer is always tough at Hickory. Tyler Church is a former winner here at Hickory. Kodie Conner is former PASS Pro Late Model winner at Hickory.

 

Staring Lineup:

1 33 Preston Peltier
2 16 Lucas Jones
3 8 Tate Fogleman
4 54 Matt Craig
5 9 Chris Dilbeck
6 15 Colt James
7 7 Tyler Church
8 28 Jared Irvan
9 45 Kodie Conner
10 6 Brandon Setzer
11 12 Heath Hindman
12 16 Vinnie Miller
13 47 Kelly Moore
14 98 Jody Measmer
15 74 Andy Loden
16 12 Trey Jarrell
17 4 Justin LaDuke
18 71X Nick Robinson
19 2 Garret Archer
20 15X Tyler Williams
21 89 Lee Hansard
22 83 Matt Sever
23 24JS JP Josiasse
24 71 Jimmy Doyle
25 7K Kaylee Stukas
26 70 JD Roberts

Time Trial Results: 

1 45 Kodie Conner 14.924
2 8 Tate Fogleman 14.960
3 9 Chris Dilbeck 15.025
4 54 Matt Craig 15.050
5 28 Jared Irvan 15.050
6 15 Colt James 15.068
7 7 Tyler Church 15.075
8 33 Preston Peltier 15.079
9 6 Brandon Setzer 15.081
10 16 Lucas Jones 15.157
11 12 Heath Hindman 15.196
12 16 Vinnie Miller 15.200
13 47 Kelly Moore 15.209
14 98 Jody Measmer 15.224
15 74 Andy Loden 15.232
16 12 Trey Jarrell 15.242
17 4 Justin LaDuke 15.254
18 71X Nick Robinson 15.270
19 2 Garret Archer 15.280
20 15X Tyler Williams 15.407
21 89 Lee Hansard 15.423
22 83 Matt Sever 15.477
23 24JS JP Josiasse 15.563
24 71 Jimmy Doyle 15.587
25 7K Kaylee Stukas 15.720
26 70 JD Roberts 15.933

Car Count: 25 Super Late Models are on the grounds.

 

Entry List: 

2 Garrett Archer
4 Justin LaDuke
6 Brandon Setzer 
7 Tyler Church
7 Kaylee Stukas
8 Tate Fogleman
9 Chris Dilbeck
12 Trey Jarrell
12 Heath Hindman
15 Colt James
15x Ron Young
16 Lucas Jones
16 Vinnie Miller
24 JP Josiasse
28 Jared Irvan
33 Preston Peltier
45 Kodie Conner
47 Kelly Moore
54 Matt Craig
70 JD Roberts
71 Jimmy Doyle
71x Nick Robinson
74 Andy Loden
83 Matt Sever
89 Lee Hansard
98 Jody Measamer

 

 

Qualifying Format: Each driver will get two lap on the clock to time into the race.  The top will re-draw for starting spots.

 

Event Schedule: 

1pm Pits Open

3pm Practice, SLM, Mid Atlantic Limited Late Models, Southern Outlaw Street Stocks

5:15pm Time Trials

6:30pm to 6:55pm Autograph Session

7:05pm Racing

Southern Outlaw Street Stocks 40 Laps

Mid Atlantic Limited Late Models 75 Laps

PASS South 150 Laps

 

Who to Watch For: Hickory is a track that makes and even level playing field for drivers thus creating a solid venue to race at.  Drivers like Colt James, Andy Loden will be ones to watch on top of the regulars who run well at the Hickory track.

 

Title Fight: Matt Craig comes into Hickory leading Kodie Conner by 17 points with two races to go.  Both are seeking their first PASS title. 

 

The Track: Hickory Motor Speedway is the “Birthplace of NASCAR Stars.”  The track measures at 0.363 with turns one and two banked at 14 degrees and three and four are baked at 12 degrees.   

 

Weather:  Temps in the 90’s to start the day and then mid 70’s come race time with a dry forecast.

 

Next Series Race: The 2016 season comes to an end at the 14th annual North South Shootout at Concord Speedway.  This is the final race for the PASS South series and the PASS National series.

 

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Speed Central: PASS South at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC)