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Hickory Motor Speedway Results From Saturday, 7/6/24

Racing returned to the Catawba Valley with the running of the Dive Bar195 presented by The Dive Bar, Hickory on a sweltering Saturday night.

Leading off the night’s festivities would be the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Cars in their first 40 lap feature of a doubleheader. Matthew Gould in the #27 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Michael Bumgarner in the #97 to his outside. Clark Houston in the #6 and Tyler Matthews in the #63 would make up row two for the start. Gould would pull to the early lead as Bumgarner would have to fend off a challenge from Houston for second. Bumgarner would hold the position and soon challenge Gould for the top spot. Bumgarner would make the pass for the lead with Gould giving chase. Bumgarner, Gould, Houston, Matthews, and Landon Rapp in the #28 would make up the top five at the halfway point. Bumgarner would set the pace up front, but Gould would match his lap times in his attempt to take back the top spot. Bumgarner would prove too tough and drive on to take the win. Gould would finish 2nd with Houston grabbing 3rd. Matthews would take 4th and Rapp would come home in 5th.

Next up would see the Heritage Finance Street Stocks hit the famed 3/8 mile oval for their first 20 lap feature as they would also sport twin features on the night. Cody DeMarmels in the #53 would top time trials and start from the top spot with Jeff Sparks in the #7 to his outside. Row two would see Boo Carlisle in the #00 and Zach Hale in the #7 side by side for the start. Sparks would use the high line to take the early lead with DeMarmels close in tow. Marshall Sutton in the #64 and Trey Buff in the #48 would have a spirited battle for fourth. Sparks would drive on to take the win. DeMarmels would finish 2nd with Carlisle taking 3rd. Sutton would grab 4th and Buff would come home in 5th.

The Super Trucks would roll off next for their 35 lap event. DJ Canipe in the #29 would set fast time in qualifying and start from the pole position with Ricky Dennie in the #8 to his outside. Joey Shuryan in the #30 and Jamie Johnson in the #88 would make up row two for the start. Dennie would use the high line and take the early lead with Canipe close behind and Shuryan also in striking range. Lap 8 would see the caution fly for a spin by Johnson in turn four. The restart would see Dennie and Canipe bring the field back to the green flag. Dennie would pull back to the lead, but Canipe and Shuryan would be breathing down his neck. Lap 15 would see the caution fly again for a spin by Johnson in turn four. The restart would see Dennie and Canipe bring the field back to the green flag. Canipe would use the high line to pull to the lead with Dennie giving chase. The caution would quickly fly on lap 17 for rain. After several caution laps to help keep the track dry, the restart would see Canipe and Dennie bring the field back to the green flag. Canipe would pull to the lead with Dennie and Shuryan giving chase. Lap 29 would see the caution fly for a spin in turn four by Johnson. The restart would see Canipe and Dennie bring the field back to the green flag. Canipe and Dennie would duel side by side for several laps until Shuryan would join the battle making it a three wide affair. The caution would fly on lap 31 as Shuryan and Dennie would make contact and spin in turn three. The restart would see Canipe and Johnson bring the field back to the restart. Canipe would pull to the lead with Dennie and Shuryan moving around Johnson. Canipe would drive on to take the win. Dennie would finish 2nd, Shuryan would grab 3rd, and Johnson would come home in 4th.

The Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models would hit the track next for 50 laps in Round 6 of the Paramount Kia “BIG 10” Racing Challenge. Jordan McGregor in the #30 would top time trials and start from the top spot with Trey Canipe in the #5 to his outside. Row two would see Billy Snodgrass in the #99 and Bub Haney in the #28 side by side for the start. McGregor would pull to the early lead with Canipe giving chase. Snodgrass and Haney would have a battle for third position. The halfway point would see McGregor, Canipe, Snodgrass, Haney, and Billy Jack Lester in the #97 as the top five. McGregor would prove too strong on the event and drive on to take the win. Canipe would finish 2nd with Snodgrass taking 3rd. Haney would take 4th and Lester would come home in 5th.

Next up would see the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Models pound the pavement in their second 40 lap feature. After a 4 car invert from the finishing order from race one, Tyler Matthews in the #63 and Clark Houston in the #6 would roll off from row one. Row two would see Matt Gould in the #27 and Michael Bumgarner in the #97 side by side for the start. Matthews and Houston would battle door to door until Houston would nose ahead for the lead on lap 5. Bumgarner would make his move around Houston on lap 6 in his attempt to sweep the night’s events. Gould would move around Houston for second several laps later, giving Bumgarner an opportunity to put several car lengths between them. Bumgarner, Gould, Houston, the #28 of Landon Rapp, and Matthews would make up the top five at halfway. Rapp would challenge Houston for 3rd. Bumgarner would take the win, sweeping the night’s twin features. Gould would finish 2nd with Rapp taking 3rd. Matthews would grab 4th and Houston would come home in 5th.

Closing out the night’s action would be the second 20 lap feature for the Heritage Finance Street Stocks. After a 5 car invert from the finishing order of race one, Trey Buff in the #48 and Marshall Sutton in the #64 would make up the front row for the start. Row two would be made up of Boo Carlisle in the #00 and Cody DeMarmels in the #53. Buff would lead the first lap, but see a challenge from Sutton and Jeff Sparks in the #7 for position. Sutton would move around Buff for the lead as Buff would face a three way battle for second on the backstretch with Sparks to his inside and DeMarmels to his outside. DeMarmels and Sparks would make the pass, shuffling Buff back to fourth. DeMarmels would set his sights on Sutton for the top spot. Sutton would see DeMarmels make the pass for the first position and Sparks getting by for second. Sparks would soon challenge DeMarmels for the lead. Sparks would get the better run off the corner and down the straightaways but DeMarmels would have better speed through the corners. The lead would change once again as Sparks would move around DeMarmels for the top spot. While the battle would be close, Sparks would drive on to take the win. DeMarmels would finish 2nd with Sutton taking 3rd. Carlisle would grab 4th and Zach Hale in the #7 would come home in 5th.

Saturday July 13th, will see the ever popular Tour of Destruction roll into town.

In two weeks, Saturday July 20th, the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series is back in action on Compleat Kidz Night at the Races presented by AvendiRX.

In three weeks, Saturday July 27th, the ZMax Cars Tour comes back to town for their annual Throwback event.

Official Hickory Motor Speedway Results 7/6/24

Late Model Race Twin #1:
1 #97 – Michael Bumgarner
2 #27– Matthew Gould
3 #6 – Clark Houston
4 #63 – Tyler Matthews
5 #28 – Landon Rapp

Late Model Race Twin #2:
1 #97 – Michael Bumgarner
2 #27 – Matthew Gould
3 #28 – Landon Rapp
4 #63 – Tyler Matthews
5 #6 – Clark Houston

Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Model – Big 10 Race #6:
1 #30 – Jordan McGregor
2 #5 – Trey Canipe
3 #99 – Billy Snodgrass
4 #28 – Bub Haney
5 #97 – Billy Jack Lester
6 #21 – Wesley Glascoe
7 #32 – Justin Parry

Heritage Finance Company Street Stocks Twin #1:
1 #7 – Jeff Sparks
2 #53 – Cody Demarmels
3 #B00 – Boo Carlisle
4 #64 – Marshall Sutton
5 #48 – Trey Buff
6 #7H – Zach Hale
7 #17 – Ashley Hunt
8 #4 – Tyler Woodring
9 #11 – Dustin Little Jr.

Heritage Finance Company Street Stocks Twin #2:
1 #7 – Jeff Sparks
2 #53 – Cody DeMarmels
3 #64 – Marshall Sutton
4 #BOO – Boo Carlisle
5 #7 – Zach Hale
6 #48 – Trey Buff
7 #17 – Ashley Hunt
8 #4 – Tyler Woodring
9 #11 – Dustin Little Jr. – DNS

Super Trucks:
1 #29 – DJ Canipe
2 #8 – Ricky Dennie
3 #30 – Joey Shuryan
4 #88 – Jamie Johnson