Sanction: Crate Racin’ USA - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated April 30, 7:46 pm)
Hanger rolls for first NeSmith tour victory
- Christian Hanger
- Cory Hedgecock
- Grant Garrison
- Ashton Winger
- Logan Brown
- Jamey Boland
- Chad Stapleton
- Colton Horner
- Joe Mike III
- Brandon Williams
- David Seibers
- Bryant Marsh
- Marcus Minga
- Jerry Green
- Bronson Berry
- T.J. Brittain
- Austin Burns
- Ben Brocato
- Andy Picklesimer
- Matt Henderson
- Oakley Johns
- Jordan Hedger
Melanie Tidwell/King Photography
Christian Hanger of Winchester, Tenn., won at Camden Speedway.
What won the race: Fast qualifier Christian Hanger of Winchester, Tenn., led all 40 laps from the pole at Camden Speedway on Friday for his first career NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series victory. Reigning tour champ Cory Hedgecock finished second followed by Grant Garrison in the Crate Late Model tour's season opener.
Key notes: Hanger won by 0.819 seconds. ... He led the 40-lapper comfortably most of the way, holding off Cory Hedgecock on a two-lap shootout to the finish after a late caution appeared. .... A multicar pileup on the initial start was the most serious of five yellow flags. ... Other cautions appeared for T.J. Brittain (lap three), Matt Henderson (lap 16), Jerry Green (lap 33) and Ben Brocato (lap 39).
On the move: Runner-up Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, Tenn., started seventh.
Winner's sponsors: Hanger's CVR Race Car is sponsored by Hanger's Hardwood Flooring and David Bryant Motorsports.
Car count: 34
Fast qualifier: Christian Hanger
Time: 14.893 seconds
Polesitter: Christian Hanger
Consolation race winners: Colton Horner, Andy Picklesimer
Next series race: May 18, Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Savannah, GA) $2,000
Editor's note: Editor's note: NeSmith tour officials announced April 29 that Christian Hanger was stripped of the victory because a tire failed to meet manufacturer specifications in lab tests; Cory Hedgecock was awarded the victory.