10:43
10:43
That will conclude Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by Jiffy-tite from the ZLOOP Spring Classic Opener to kick off the 64th season of racing at Hickory Motor Speedway.

Congratulations to all of tonight’s winners and goodnight!

10:33
Street Stock OFFICIAL Results
Pos. No. Driver
1 10 Kevin Townsend
2 2 Larry Mosher
3 03 Kevin Eby
4 16 Jonathon Smith
5 3 Marshall Sutton
6 1 David Snyder
7 10 Ethan Johnson
8 74 Kim Smith
9 21 Kevin Saam
10 47 Tyler McKinney
11 33 Mark Whitten
10:33
Limited Late Model OFFICIAL Results
Pos. No. Driver
1 77 Travis Byrd
2 51 Jeremy Pelfrey
3 51S Ryan Shattuck
4 7S Taylor Stricklin
5 21D JP Dyar
6 37 Chris Phipps
7 19 Benji Woodward
8 1B Trent Barnes
9 1 Dylon Wison
10 11 Dillon Houser
11 18 Casey Pierce
12 15 Sheflon Clay
13 3 Everett McMahon
14 25 Allen Huffman
15 35 Chris Lewis
16 9 Charlie Watson
10:30
Four Cylinder OFFICIAL Results
Pos. No. Driver
1 98 Chase Pollard
2 99 Matthew Elledge
3 17 Curtis Pardue
4 00 Eddie Gilbert
10:30
Renegade UNOFFICIAL Results
Pos. No. Driver
1 8 Kenneth Roberts
2 4 Gregory Austin
3 71 Kyle DiVanna
4 85 Dustin Walker
5 16 Carroll McKinney
6 5 Dillon Crouch
7 22 Daniel Moore
8 68 Steve Griffith
9 69 Ben Campbell
10 77 Shawn Hayes
11 6 Darren Dickinson
12 17 Stephen Shore
10:28
LMSC UNOFFICIAL Results
10:22
Kenneth Roberts celebrates his win. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:19
CHECKERED FLAG: Kenneth Roberts wins the 20-lap Renegade division feature over Gregory Austin and Kyle DiVanna.
10:18
WHITE FLAG: One more lap for Roberts who has been hard to beat all night.
10:18
Lap 18: Two laps to go for Roberts, Austin and DiVanna in third.
10:17
GREEN FLAG: Roberts leads Austin now into turn one.
10:17
One lap to green.
10:12
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10:12
We are still working lap 17.
10:12
YELLOW FLAG: Dickinson and McKinney make contact and spin in turn four.
10:11
GREEN FLAG: Roberts pulls ahead with the lead into turn one.
10:10
One lap to green.
10:10
Griffith comes to pit road for service and makes his way back out quickly with a little less of his front bumper.
10:09
We are now working lap 17, three laps to go.
10:09
YELLOW FLAG: After a lot of beating and banging down the backstretch, Griffith is the loser and goes for a spin.
10:08
GREEN FLAG: Roberts leads McKinney with four laps to go.
10:08
One lap to green.
10:05
Shore becomes a smoke show. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:02
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for trouble by the No. 17 of Stephen Shore who has gone up in a puff of smoke and come to rest at the start-finish line.
10:02
Lap 15: Five laps to go. Roberts continues to lead McKinney, Austin, Hayes and Dickinson.
10:01
GREEN FLAG: Roberts leads McKinney and they’re three-wide behind them.
10:00
One lap to green with seven laps remaining in the final event of the night.
10:00
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9:59
YELLOW FLAG: The yellow is back out for Campbell who goes for a spin.
9:58
Lap 13: Walker goes high in turns three and four and loses several spots.
9:58
Lap 12: Crouch under Austin for sixth.
9:57
Lap 11: Shore spins on the backstretch, we stay green.
9:57
Lap 10: HALFWAY – Roberts takes the lead.
9:57
GREEN FLAG: McKinney and Roberts side by side for the lead, Moore and Hayes side by side for third.
9:56
One lap to green.
9:55
McKinney is still scored the leader.  
9:54
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for a spin by pole-sitter DiVanna on the frontstretch.  
9:54
Lap 9: McKinney and Roberts side by sdie fro the lead down the frontstretch this lap.  
9:54
Lap 8: Roberts takes the spot from DiVanna and pulls even with McKinney for the lead.  
9:53
Lap 7: Roberts now pressures DiVanna for second, once again on the outside.  
9:53
Lap 6: Roberts takes the spot on the outside into turn one.  
9:53
Lap 5: Robers now all over the back bumper of Moore for third into turn three.  
9:52
Lap 3: Roberts tries the outside to take fourth from Hayes and gets the spot at the line.  
9:52
GREEN: McKinney pulls out to the early lead over DiVanna.
9:51
9:51
Renegade Starting Lineup

Pos. No. Driver
1 71 Kyle DiVanna
2 16 Carroll McKinney
3 22 Daniel Moore
4 85 Dustin Walker
5 77H Shawn Hayes
6 68 Steve Griffith
7 69 Ben Campbell
8 8 Kenneth Roberts
9 6 Darren Dickinson
10 17S Stephen Shore
11 4 Gregory Austin
12 5 Dillon Crouch
9:48
Renegades are rolling on track for their 20-lap feature.  
9:45
9:45
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9:45
The Bassett crew celebrates at Hickory Motor Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:44
Dillon Bassett poses with his trophy. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:38
9:38
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9:38
CHECKERED FLAG: Dillon Bassett wins the 100-lap ZLOOP Night at the Races LMSC feature over William Byron, Travis Swaim, Josh Berry and Shane Lee.  
9:37
WHITE FLAG: Bassett holds a healthy lead over Byron who also has no pressure from behind.  
9:37
Lap 98: Two laps to go.  
9:37
Lap 96: Berry all over the rear bumper of Lee for fourth.  
9:36
Lap 95: Five laps remain for Bassett.  
9:36
Lap 94: Bassett leads Byron in second by half a straightaway as Byron works around the lapped car of Decker.  
9:36
9:36
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9:36
Lap 93: McDaniel comes to pit road and parks his car.
9:35
Lap 92: Bassett puts Decker and Woods down a lap.  
9:35
Lap 91: Bassett now leads Swaim, Byron, Lee and Berry.  
9:35
Lap 90: 10 laps to go.  
9:34
Lap 87: Bassett puts Barnes down a lap.  
9:34
Lap 86: Lee falls to fourth behind Byron.  
9:34
Lap 85: Bassett dives low and takes second from Swaim and in one sweep also takes the lead from Lee.  
9:33
Lap 84: Lee, Swaim and Bassett are now nose-to-tail in the first three spots.  
9:33
Lap 83: Bassett now gives Swaim a tap in turns three and four pressuring for second.  
9:33
Lap 81: Lee closes in on pole-sitter Barnes to put him down a lap.  
9:32
Lap 80: 20 laps remain for Shane Lee who has led every lap thus far.  
9:32
Lap 78: Ashley Huffman comes to pit road and parks his No. 7 machine.  
9:32
Lap 77: Bassett and Byron both move by Haws this lap into positions three and four. Haws falls to fifth.  
9:31
Lap 75: Byron is stuck behind Haws and Bassett falls back in line fifth.  
9:31
Lap 74: Bassett now looks low on Byron for fourth into turn three.  
9:30
9:30
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9:30
Lap 71: Bassett under Berry for fifth as they lap Ashley Huffman.  
9:29
Lap 68: Amos smokes heavily through turns three and four and makes his way into the pits at the end of the frontstretch.  
9:28
Lap 65: Lee closing in on Decker to put the No. 2 down another lap.  
9:28
Lap 60: Woods gives Ogata a shove off turn two to get by the No. 14 down the backstretch.  
9:27
Lap 55: Ashley Huffman and Dalton Sargeant side by side for position ahead of the leaders.  
9:25
Lap 50: HALFWAY – Lee continues to lead Swaim, Haws, Berry, Byron, Barnes, Crider, Bolton, Bassett and Carroll.  
9:24
Lap 48: Haws pulls away with the spot but Berry stays right on his bumper.  
9:24
Lap 47: Haws and Berry battle door-to-door for third.  
9:23
GREEN FLAG: Lee and Swaim pull away with the top-two spots.  
9:23
One lap to green.  
9:23
Decker comes to pit road under this caution.  
9:23
9:23
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9:23
Kate Dallenbach comes to rest in the outside wall. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:20
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for a spin in turn four by Kate Dallenbach at lap 45.  
9:19
Lap 44: Ryan and Holmes side by side for position deep in the field down the backstretch before Ryan pulls ahead with the spot.  
9:18
Lap 40: The top-eight are single filed around this historic track.  
9:17
Lap 38: Barnes now falls back to seventh on the outside.
9:17
Lap 36: Ogata and Decker now battle side by side for position ahead of Ashley Huffman.  
9:16
Lap 34: Lee laps Decker and Ogata. Hayden Woods is up next.  
9:16
9:16
Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval returns to Friday nights in 2014. Three of their nights will include their Super Late Model Triple Crown Series. Round one will take place on Friday, May 30. Round two on Friday, July 11 and round three on Friday, August 8. Click here for more information.
9:15
Lap 32: Landon Huffman comes to pit road.  
9:15
Lap 31: Lee closes in on the soon-to-be lapped machines of Decker and Ogata.  
9:15
Lap 29: Swaim moves low off turn two and takes second from Barnes.  
9:14
Lap 28: Byron now gets under Crider to take the sixth position away.  
9:14
Lap 26: Berry dives low under Crider for fourth into turn three and takes the spot with Haws in tow. Crider falls to sixth.  
9:14
Lap 25: Lee continues to lead Barnes, Swaim, Crider, Berry, Haws and Byron.  
9:13
Lap 19: Ryan and Decker battle side by side into turn three.
9:12
Lap 16: Amos and Bassett battle for position through turns three and four.  
9:12
Lap 13: Piercy comes to pit road.
9:12
Lap 10: Piercy slows off the pace down the backstetch.
9:11
Lap 8: Barnes closes in on Lee for the top spot.  
9:09
Lap 6: Barnes takes the spot from Swaim and sets his sights on Lee in the lead.  
9:09
Lap 5: Swaim and Barnes side by side for second.  
9:09
GREEN: Lee leads the field into turn one.  
9:08
One lap to green.  
9:06
9:06
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9:05
McDaniel and Ryan also get damage in the tangle and have to come to pit road.  
9:03
YELLOW FLAG: Haws falling through the field causes a backup through the field and Dallenbach, Moore and Sterling all end up in the outside wall in turn two.  
9:02
Lap 5: Huffman is falling fast through the field as is Haws.  
9:02
Lap 3: Huffman and Crider are side by side for fourth in turn three before Crider uses the low line to take the spot.  
9:01
Lap 2: Barnes rides second followed by Swaim.  
9:01
GREEN FLAG: Shane Lee rockets to the lead on the outside and pulls ahead down the backstretch.  
9:00
One lap to green.  
8:59
8:59
It’s the same great event but with a new date in 2014. The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on July 18-19 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. See the best Super Late Model drivers battle it out on the tricky famous oval. Click here for more information.
8:59
Justin Crider is prepped for 100 laps. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:58
Brayton Haws is ready to roll. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:57
Late Model Starting Lineup

Pos. No. Driver
1 88 Doug Barnes
2 00 Shane Lee
3 21 Travis Swaim
4 75 Landon Huffman
5 7 Justin Crider
6 9 William Byron
7 41 Brayton Haws
8 7 Ashley Huffman
9 15 Justin Bolton
10 88 Josh Berry
11 25 Matt Piercy
12 87 Hayden Woods
13 57 Justin Carroll
14 12 Austin McDaniel
15 25 Kate Dallenbach
16 21 Dalton Sargent
17 6 Devon Amos
18 23 Payton Ryan
19 5 Bret Holmes
20 22 Dan Moore
21 2 Paige Decker
22 14 Akinori Ogata
23 03 Roddey Sterling, Jr.
24 44 Dillon Bassett
8:56
Shane Lee will start from the outside pole. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:55
The LMSC field is lined up on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:53
Townsend poses for a photo op with his crew. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:51
Kevin Townsend celebrates his victory. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:49
8:49
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8:49
Street Stock Feature UNOFFICIAL Results

Pos. No. Driver
1 10 Kevin Townsend
2 2 Larry Mosher
3 03 Kevin Eby
4 16 Jonathon Smith
5 3 Marshall Sutton
6 1 David Snyder
7 10 Ethan Johnson
8 74 Kim Smith
9 21 Kevin Saam
10 47 Tyler McKinney
11 33 Mark Whitten
8:47
CHECKERED FLAG: Kevin Townsend wins the 30-lap Street Stock division feature.  
8:47
WHITE FLAG: Johnson and Snyder side by side for sixth.  
8:46
Lap 27: Mosher moves low under Eby down the backstretch to take second with three laps to go.  
8:45
Lap 25: Five laps to go for the Street Stocks.  
8:44
Lap 21: Smith takes fourth from Sutton this lap.  
8:44
GREEN FLAG: Townsend again leads Eby and the field into the first turn.  
8:43
One lap to green.
8:42
YELLOW FLAG: The yellow flag is back out at lap 19 for a spin by Kevin Saam.  
8:41
GREEN FLAG: Townsend pulls out to a healthy lead off turn two over Eby, Mosher, Sutton and Smith.  
8:39
8:39
One of the biggest early-season Outlaw Super Late Model events in the country takes place on May 24…it’s the Joy Fair Memorial presented by Diamond Pistons at Flat Rock Speedway. Be there when some of the baddest and fastest racecars on the planet battle in a historic event at the Flat Rock bullring. Click here for more information.
8:38
YELLOW FLAG: The caution is out for a spin by McKinney in turn four as we work lap 16.  
8:37
Lap 15: Townsend continues to lead Eby, Sutton and Mosher at halfway.  
8:36
Lap 9: Townsend now closes in on Saam to put the No. 21 down a lap.  
8:34
Lap 5: Leader Townsend puts Smith down a lap.  
8:34
Lap 3: Townsend leads Eby, Sutton and Mosher.  
8:33
GREEN: Townsend takes the lead on the start after Whitten falls quickly through the field before making his way to pit road.  
8:33
The Street Stock feature is on track rolling under their initial pace laps.  
8:28
Street Stock Divison Starting Lineup
 

Pos. No. Driver
1 33 Mark Whitten
2 10 Kevin Townsend
3 16 Jonathan Smith
4 03 Kevin Eby
5 3 Marshall Sutton
6 1 David Snyder
7 2 Larry Mosher
8 21 Kevin Saam
9 10 Ethan Johnson
10 47 Tyler McKinney
11 74 Kim Smith
8:28
8:28
The 30-lap Street Stock divison feature will be up next.  
8:24
Byrd has a big crowd to celebrate with. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:23
Travis Byrd in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:19
8:19
Five Flags Speedway is a fast half-mile oval, but it will get faster on Friday, April 11, 2014 when the Must See Winged Sprint Cars invade the home of the Snowball Derby. See recording setting laps as these low to the ground, winged sprint cars fly around the high-banked oval. Click here for more information.
8:19
We will post full results from each division when they are available following the final event of the evening.  
8:18
UNOFFICIAL TOP-5:

Pos. No. Driver
1 77 Travis Byrd
2 9 Charlie Watson
3 51 Jeremy Pelfrey
4 51S Ryan Shattuck
5 7 Taylor Stricklin

 

 

8:15
CHECKERED FLAG: Travis Byrd wins the 35-lap Limited Late Model division feature.  
8:14
WHITE FLAG: Byrd pulls away with the spot and Watson falls to second.  
8:14
GREEN: Byrd and Watson go side-by-side into turn one.  
8:13
One lap to green.  
8:12
YELLOW: The caution is back out. Watson will restart on the outside of Byrd again for the next restart.  
8:11
8:11
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
8:11
Lap 33: Two laps to go for Byrd leading Watson, Pelfrey, Phipps and Shattuck.  
8:10
GREEN: It’s a good start this time as Byrd pulls away with the lead again this time.  
8:09
GREEN/YELLOW: It appeared Shattuck jumped the start.  
8:09
Contact between Wilson and Woodward that started the tangle. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:07
YELLOW: Wilson goes for a spin in turn one.  
8:07
Lap 31: Shattuck to second around Watson.  
8:06
GREEN: Byrd clears with the lead off turn two.  
8:05
Lights are off on the pace car and we are going back green with just five laps to go.  
8:04
Pelfrey comes to pit road under this caution.
8:03
YELLOW: Wilson goes for a spin from second in turn two.  
8:03
Lap 30: Five laps to go.  
8:02
Lap 29: Byrd and Wilson still side by side into turn three this lap.  
8:02
GREEN: Wilson pulls alongside Byrd on the outside to challenge for the lead this time.  
8:02
One lap to green working lap 28 of this 35-lap feature.  
8:02
8:02
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
7:59
YELLOW: Houser off the pace.  
7:59
Lap 27: After making contact for the spot, Phipps gets damage and is now dragging his rear bumper.  
7:59
Lap 26: Phipps under Shattuck in turn three four the fourth spot.  
7:58
Lap 25: 10 laps to go.  
7:58
Lap 24: Bryd leads with Wilson in two as Pelfrey falls to third.  
7:58
GREEN: Pelfrey pulls to the outside of Byrd down the backstretch as we go back green to challenge for the lead.  
7:57
7:57
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
7:57
One lap to the green.  
7:55
YELLOW FLAG: Houser spins again on the backstretch.  
7:55
Lap 22: Watson pressures Sattuck for fourth this lap.  
7:54
GREEN: Byrd leads the field as we go back green.  
7:53
Current Top-10:

1. Travis Byrd
2. Trent Barnes
3. Ryan Shattuck
4. Jeremy Pelfrey
5. Dylon Wilson
6. Casey Pierce
7. Charlie Watson
8. Chris Phipps
9. Taylor Stricklin
10. Benji Woodward

7:51
Woodward comes to pit road for service under this caution.
7:50
YELLOW: The caution is out at lap 19 for Clay and Houser tangled off turn two.
7:50
Lap 19: Wilson follows Pelfrey under Shattuck for the position. Shattuck falls to fifth.
7:49
Lap 15: Pelfrey now under Shattuck for third after making his way around Wilson.
7:49
7:48
Lap 11: Wilson looks under Shattuck for third into turn three this lap but just gives him a bump and falls back in line fourth.  
7:47
Lap 8: Byrd continues to lead Barnes Shattuck and Wilson.  
7:45
GREEN: Travis Byrd pulls ahead on the start and leads the field into turn one.  
7:44
The field gets the one to go signal.  
7:43
The front end damage to Huffman’s No. 25. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:41
Crews pushing Huffman to the pit area. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:40
7:40
It is one of the great traditional events in short track racing and the 38th edition of The Rattler will take place on March 15-16 at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama. Last year, Kyle Benjamin passed Casey Smith with 27 laps to go then held off Stephen Nasse to score the big win. For more information, please Click here to visit site
7:40
JP Dyar also pits while we are under yellow.  
7:38
Lewis comes to pit road under this first caution.  
7:38
GREEN/YELLOW: The front of the field didn’t quite get up to speed and the field checks up behind him. Allen Huffman gets the worst of it and spins in turn one. Huffman has substantial front end damage.  
7:37
Limited Late Model Starting Lineup

Pos. No. Driver
1 1 Trent Barnes
2 77 Travis Byrd
3 1 Dylon Wilson
4 51 Ryan Shattuck
5 18 Casey Pierce
6 11 Dillon Houser
7 25 Allen Huffman
8 51 Jeremy Pelfrey
9 35 Chris Lewis
10 37 Chris Phipps
11 15 Sheflon Clay
12 9 Charlie Watson
13 21 JP Dyar
14 19 Benji Woodward
15 3 Everette McMahan
16 7 Taylor Stricklin
7:35
The Limited Late Model field is now on track making their initial pace laps before getting set with their 35-lap feature this evening.  
7:35
7:35
The second race on the 2014 schedule for the Southern Super Series will be at the famed Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on Saturday, April 5. Bubba Pollard will be looking to defend his 2013 win.Click here for more information.
7:34
Engines have fired on pit road for the Limited Late Model 35-lap feature.  
7:33
Chase Pollard celebrates in Hickory Motor Speedway victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:30
Four Cylinder division winner Chase Pollard is the grandson of NASCAR legend Harry Gant. Gant refused to join Pollard in victory lane saying he’s made enough trips to victory lane, it’s the next generation’s turn.  
7:29
2014 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) Super Late Model champion and Hickory Motor Speedway alumni Steve Wallace is also here at ‘The Birthplace of NASCAR Stars’ tonight for the ZLOOP Spring Classic Opener.  
7:27
7:27
The 2014 season at Kalamazoo Speedway kicks off on Saturday, April 19 with the Intimidator 75 featuring the Outlaw Late Models. You will want to be a part of this exciting event.Click here for more information.
7:27
Four Cylinder Feature Results

1 98 Chase Pollard
2 99 Matthew Elledge
3 17 Curtis Pardue
4 00 Eddie Gilbert
7:26
CHECKERED FLAG: Chase Pollard wins the Four Cylinder division 25-lap feature over Matthew Elledge.  
7:25
WHITE FLAG: Pollard leads Elledge by about five car lengths as they cross the line.  
7:25
Lap 22: Pollard and Elledge put Pardue down one lap.  
7:24
Lap 20: Pollard moves under Elledge into turn one this lap to take the lead with five laps to go.  
7:21
Lap 9: Elledge and Pollard now lead Pardue by a straightaway.  
7:20
GREEN: Green flag is back in the air with Elledge leading the way this time over Pollard and Pardue.  
7:19
Pollard comes to pit road for adjustments under this caution period as we work lap five.  
7:16
YELLOW: Gilbert spins the No. 00 machine off turn four.  
7:15
7:15
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour’s second event of the 2014 season takes place on Saturday, March 15 at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, NC. Last year, Burt Myers held off Ryan Preece and Tim Brown for the win.Click here for more information.
7:15
GREEN: The green flag is in the air and Pollard leads the field on the first lap.  
7:14
Four Cylinder Starting Lineup

1 98 Chase Pollard
2 00 Eddie Gilbert
3 99 Matthew Elledge
4 17 Curtis Pardue

 

7:11
The four cylinder cars are on track rolling under their initial pace laps.
7:10
The Four Cylinder division 25-lap feature is lined up on pit road now ready to roll out.
7:09
Harry and Peggy Gant are also here in the stands at Hickory Motor Speedway for the ZLOOP Spring Classic Opener.
7:06
Engines have fired on the frontstretch before rolling to the pits following the driver autograph session.
7:05
Pre-race ceremonies have concluded with two members of the ‘Alabama Gang,’ brothers Bobby and Donnie Allison giving the command to fire engines.
6:43
6:43
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6:42
Remainder of tonight’s schedule:

 

7:00 pm Feature Races
4 cyl 25 laps
Limited Late Models 35 laps
Street Stocks 30 laps
Late Model Stocks 100 laps
Renegades 20 laps
6:36
The driver autograph session is underway on the frontstretch. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:34
6:34
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6:34
Doug Barnes’ No. 88 pole-winning machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:31
Phipps and McMahan side by side during Limited Late Model practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:28
Sheflon Clay’s car gets service on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:27
A team member chooses tires. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:20
6:20
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6:19
Late Model Stock Qualifying Results

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88 Doug Barnes 14.808
2 00 Shane Lee 14.833
3 21 Travis Swaim 14.840
4 75 Landon Huffman 14.879
5 7 Justin Crider 14.898
6 9 William Byron 14.904
7 41 Brayton Haws 14.931
8 7 Ashley Huffman 14.938
9 15 Justin Bolton 14.977
10 88 Josh Berry 14.994
11 25 Matt Piercy 15.017
12 87 Hayden Woods 15.027
13 57 Justin Carroll 15.035
14 12 Austin McDaniel 15.095
15 25 Kate Dallenbach 15.103
16 21 Dalton Sargent 15.104
17 6 Devon Amos 15.180
18 23 Payton Ryan 15.224
19 5 Bret Holmes 15.237
20 22 Dan Moore 15.261
21 2 Paige Decker 15.497
22 14 Akinori Ogata 15.620
23 03 Roddey Sterling, Jr. 16.000
24 44 Dillon Bassett 16.002
5:37
5:37
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5:37
Street Stock Qualifying Results

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 33 Mark Whitten 17.004
2 10 Kevin Townsend 17.126
3 16 Jonathan Smith 17.166
4 03 Kevin Eby 17.193
5 3 Marshall Sutton 17.449
6 1 David Snyder 17.707
7 2 Larry Mosher 17.743
8 21 Kevin Saam 18.810
9 10 Ethan Johnson 18.986
5:27
5:27
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5:27
Limited Late Model Qualifying Results

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 1 Dylon Wilson 15.433
2 77 Travis Byrd 15.436
3 1 Trent Barnes 15.488
4 51 Ryan Shattuck 15.521
5 18 Casey Pierce 15.543
6 11 Dillon Houser 15.576
7 25 Allen Huffman 15.624
8 51 Jeremy Pelfrey 15.643
9 7 Taylor Stricklin 15.693
10 35 Chris Lewis 15.737
11 37 Chris Phipps 15.746
12 15 Sheflon Clay 15.767
13 9 Charlie Watson 15.775
14 21 JP Dyar 16.246
15 19 Benji Woodward 16.578
16 3 Everette McMahan 16.846
5:17
5:17
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5:12
Renegade Qualifying Results

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 8 Kenneth Roberts 18.547
2 17 Stephen Shore 19.136
3 71 Kyle DiVanna 19.434
4 16 Carroll McKinney 19.554
5 22 Daniel Moore 19.564
6 6 Darren Dickinson 19.593
7 85 Dustin Walker 19.702
8 77 Shawn Hayes 20.141
9 68 Steve Griffith 22.291
10 69 Ben Campbell 22.350
5:11
5:11
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5:07
We do not have full times from the four-cylinder qualifying session after scoring issues but we can report that the No. 98 of Chase Pollard set fast time.  
4:57
Remainder of Today’s Schedule

 

5:00 pm Qualifying
4 cyl
Renegades
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
6:00 pm Autograph Session
6:30 pm Pre-race ceremonies
7:00 pm Feature Races
4 cyl
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
Renegades
4:54
4:54
It is the number one Outlaw Super Late Model event in the nation! The Kalamazoo Klash XXII will take place on Wednesday, August 13 at the Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, MI. Last year, Terry Senneker won the Klash and picked up the $10,000 check. It was the second year in a row, and third Klash win overall in his career. Tyler Roahrig, Phil Bozell and many more will try to take over Senneker’s place on top of the podium in 2014. Click here to make your plans now for this year’s event!
4:53
Renegades Practice #2

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 8 Kenneth Roberts 18.707
2 16 Carroll McKinney 19.269
3 17S Stephen Shore 19.451
4 6 Darren Dickinson 19.614
5 85 Dustin Walker 19.686
6 22 Daniel Moore 19.695
7 77H Shawn Hayes 19.917
8 68 Steve Griffith 22.741
4:51
4:51
Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval returns to Friday nights in 2014. Three of their nights will include their Super Late Model Triple Crown Series. Round one will take place on Friday, May 30. Round two on Friday, July 11 and round three on Friday, August 8. Click here for more information.
4:51
Street Stock Practice #2

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 33 Mark Whitten 17.058
2 16S Jonathon Smith 17.122
3 2 Larry Mosher 17.164
4 03 Kevin Eby 17.283
5 1 David Snyder 17.893
6 21 Kevin Saam 18.021
7 10 Ethan Johnson 18.462
8 74 Kim Smith 20.092
4:49
4:49
Marshfield Motor Speedway is located right in the middle of Wisconsin. The half-mile oval features a weekly Saturday night program including their popular Yellow River Racing Series. The first event will start on May 24.Click here for more information.
4:48
Drivers meeting underway. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:47
Four Cylinder Practice #2

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 98P Chase Pollard 16.487
2 99 Matthew Elledge 16.488
3 00G Eddie Gilbert 16.710
4 17 Curtis Pardue 18.554
4:46
4:46
It’s the same great event but with a new date in 2014. The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on July 18-19 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. See the best Super Late Model drivers battle it out on the tricky famous oval. Click here for more information.
4:46
Limited Late Model Practice #2

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 51 Jeremy Pelfrey 15.485
2 1 Dylon Wilson 15.529
3 77B Travis Byrd 15.609
4 9 Charlie Watson 15.660
5 11 Dillon Houser 15.679
6 18 Casey Pierce 15.697
7 51S Ryan Shattuck 15.723
8 7S Taylor Stricklin 15.760
9 37 Chris Phipps 15.792
10 35 Chris Lewis 15.828
11 15 Sheflon Clay 15.846
12 1B Trent Barnes 15.890
13 25 Allen Huffman 16.032
14 19 Benji Woodward 16.368
15 21D JP Dyar 16.402
16 3M Everette McMahon 16.898
4:41
4:41
One of the biggest early-season Outlaw Super Late Model events in the country takes place on May 24…it’s the Joy Fair Memorial presented by Diamond Pistons at Flat Rock Speedway. Be there when some of the baddest and fastest racecars on the planet battle in a historic event at the Flat Rock bullring. Click here for more information.
4:40
Late Model Stock Practice #2

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 88B Josh Berry 14.835
2 25 Matt Piercy 14.984
3 41H Brayton Haws 15.029
4 44 Dillon Bassett 15.060
5 21T Travis Swaim 15.219
6 88D Doug Barnes 15.227
7 57C Justin Carroll 15.235
8 7S Justin Crider 15.237
9 87 Hayden Woods 15.242
10 23R Peyton Ryan 15.307
11 25D Kate Dallenbach 15.317
12 7 Ashley Huffman 15.332
13 22 Dan Moore 15.341
14 5H Bret Holmes 15.356
15 14O Akinori Ogata 15.371
16 21S Dalton Sargeant 15.511
17 15B Justin Bolton 15.652
18 2 Paige Decker 15.770
19 03S Roddey Sterling, Jr. 15.836
4:34
4:34
Five Flags Speedway is a fast half-mile oval, but it will get faster on Friday, April 11, 2014 when the Must See Winged Sprint Cars invade the home of the Snowball Derby. See recording setting laps as these low to the ground, winged sprint cars fly around the high-banked oval. Click here for more information.
4:33
The ZLOOP Spring Classic Season Opener is just the beginning of an exciting 2014 season here at Hickory Motor Speedway. The Koma Unwind Modified Madness Series will be here in two weeks, on March 22.

Remainder of the ‘Big 10’ NWAAS Schedule:

March 29
April 26
May 10
May 24
June 14
June 28
July 19
August 9
September 13

4:21
Roddey Sterling, Jr. preps to go out in final practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:19
4:19
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
4:18
Renegades Practice #1

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 8 Kenneth Roberts 18.707
2 16 Carroll McKinney 19.269
3 17S Stephen Shore 19.451
4 6 Darren Dickinson 19.614
5 22 Daniel Moore 19.695
6 77H Shawn Hayes 19.917
4:15
Four-Cylinder Practice #1

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 98P Chase Pollard 16.487
2 99 Matthew Elledge 16.488
3 00G Eddie Gilbert 16.710
4 17 Curtis Pardue 18.554
4:12
4:12
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
4:11
Limited Late Model Practice #1

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 51 Jeremy Pelfrey 15.485
2 1 Dylon Wilson 15.529
3 77B Travis Byrd 15.609
4 9 Charlie Watson 15.660
5 18 Casey Pierce 15.697
6 51S Ryan Shattuck 15.858
7 37 Chris Phipps 15.792
8 35 Chris Lewis 15.828
9 15 Sheflon Clay 15.846
10 25 Allen Huffman 16.032
11 19 Benji Woodward 16.368
12 3M Everett McMahon 16.898
4:03
Temperatures are cooling down here in Hickory, North Carolina. It’s currently sunny and 65 degrees with not a cloud in the sky. However we do expect the breeze to pick up and temps to fall about 10 degrees so grab your jacket when you come out to join us for the ZLOOP Spring Classic Season Opener this evening.
3:53
3:53
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
3:53
Late Model Stock Practice #1

 

Pos. No. Driver Best Lap
1 9 William Byron 14.983
2 00 Shane Lee 15.173
3 7S Justin Crider 15.175
4 88D Doug Barnes 15.180
5 21S Dalton Sargeant 15.180
6 87 Hayden Woods 15.232
7 7 Ashley Huffman 15.283
8 23R Peyton Ryan 15.294
9 12 Austin McDaniel 15.300
10 21T Travis Swaim 15.331
11 44 Dillon Bassett 15.357
12 75 Landon Huffman 15.369
13 25 Matt Piercy 15.377
14 57C Justin Carroll 15.404
15 22 Dan Moore 15.444
16 25D Kate Dallenbach 15.463
17 5H Bret Holmes 15.556
18 41H Brayton Haws 15.557
19 2 Paige Decker 15.568
20 14O Akinori Ogata 15.667
21 15B Justin Bolton 15.699
22 03S Roddey Sterling, Jr. 15.711
3:48
Matt Piercy looks under the hood of his No. 25 ride. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:25
Austin McDaniel’s crew watches their driver practice on track. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:24
3:24
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3:23
Updated LMSC Driver Roster

 

No. Driver
00 Shane Lee
03 Rodney Sterling, Jr.
1 Trent Barnes
11 Dillon Houser
12 Austin McDaniel
14 Akinori Ogata
15B Justin Bolton
18 Casey Pierce
2 Paige Decker
21 Travis Swaim
21 Dalton Sargent
22 Dan Moore
23 Payton Ryan
25D Kate Dallenbach
25 Justin Boston
25 Matt Pierce
41H Brayton Haws
44 Dillon Bassett
5H Bret Holmes
51 Ryan Shattuck
57C Justin Carroll
6 Devon Amos
7 Ashley Huffman
7 Justin Crider
7 Taylor Stricklin
77 Travis Byrd
87 Hayden Woods
88D Doug Barnes
88 Josh Berry
9 Will Byron
9 Charlie Watson
3:19
3:19
It is one of the great traditional events in short track racing and the 38th edition of The Rattler will take place on March 15-16 at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama. Last year, Kyle Benjamin passed Casey Smith with 27 laps to go then held off Stephen Nasse to score the big win. For more information, please Click here to visit site
3:19
The remainder of this afternoon’s schedule. Each division has one round of practice remaining and we will work to have times available as they conclude.

2:30 pm Practice
4 cyl
Renegades
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
4:30 pm Drivers Meeting
5:00 pm Grandstands open
5:00 pm Qualifying
4 cyl
Renegades
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
6:00 pm Autograph Session
6:30 pm Pre-race ceremonies
7:00 pm Feature Races
4 cyl
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
Renegades
3:14
Justin Carroll heads into turn one here at Hickory Motor Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:00
Dalton Sargent’s crew works under his machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:00
3:00
The second race on the 2014 schedule for the Southern Super Series will be at the famed Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on Saturday, April 5. Bubba Pollard will be looking to defend his 2013 win.Click here for more information.
2:33
We are back underway with the regular schedule. The four-cylinder division is first on track for their first practice session of the afternoon.
2:23
Ashley Huffman waits to head out for a few more practice laps. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:21
2:21
The 2014 season at Kalamazoo Speedway kicks off on Saturday, April 19 with the Intimidator 75 featuring the Outlaw Late Models. You will want to be a part of this exciting event.Click here for more information.
2:21
After a sweep of the pits we have a working roster for this afternoon.

No. Driver
00 Shane Lee
03 Rodney Sterling, Jr.
1 Trent Barnes
11 Dillon Houser
12 Austin McDaniel
14 Akinori Ogata
15 Justin Bolton
18 Casey Pierce
2 Paige Decker
21 Travis Swaim
21 Dalton Sargent
23 Payton Ryan
25 Kate Dallenbach
25 Justin Boston
25 Matt Pierce
41 Brayton Haws
44 Dillon Bassett
5 Bret Holmes
51 Ryan Shattuck
57 Justin Carroll
6 Devon Amos
7 Ashley Huffman
7 Justin Crider
7 Taylor Stricklin
77 Travis Byrd
87 Hayden Woods
88 Josh Berry
9 Will Byron
9 Charlie Watson
2:03
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2:02
The first round of Late Model Stock practice has conclude and we will be underway with the regular schedule at 2:30 pm.
1:41
Justin Bolton is strapped in and ready to go. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:38
1:38
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour’s second event of the 2014 season takes place on Saturday, March 15 at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, NC. Last year, Burt Myers held off Ryan Preece and Tim Brown for the win.Click here for more information.
1:38
Event Schedule – Saturday, March 8

 

10:00 am Pit sign-in opens
11:00 am Pit gate opens
11:30 am Pre-tech begins
2:30 pm Practice
4 cyl
Renegades
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
4:30 pm Drivers Meeting
5:00 pm Grandstands open
5:00 pm Qualifying
4 cyl
Renegades
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
6:00 pm Autograph Session
6:30 pm Pre-race ceremonies
7:00 pm Feature Races
4 cyl
Limited Late Models
Street Stocks
Late Model Stocks
Renegades

 

1:34
Late Models are on track early this afternoon for their originally scheduled first practice.
1:33
Welcome to Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by Jiffy-tite of the ZLOOP Spring Classic Season Opener at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC).  
1:31
1:31
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Trackside Now – Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) – LMSC 100 – 3/8/14