Fort Payne Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Unsanctioned special events (Firecracker 50) - $3,000
Information provided by: Steve Hixson (last updated July 9, 8:12 am)
Hickman collects $3,000 for Fort Payne victory
Riley Hickman picked up his second Firecracker victory at Fort Payne.
What won the race: Riley Hickman of Ooltewah, Tenn., overtook Robert Gant of Pisgah, Ala., on the 14th lap and led the rest of the seventh annual event. He's the race's first repeat winner; Hickman also won in 2012.
Key notes: Fast qualifier Robert Gant retired just past the halfway point. ... Jeff Smith of Rocky Face, Ga., the runner-up in the Late Model feature, earned $1,500 for his victory in the Crate division. ... Matthew Turner was the only other former winner entered besides Hickman. ... Jeff Fields of Aragon, Ga., was involved in a turn-four accident with D.J. Hayes early in the feature and sustained a possible broken arm or wrist. ... Complete Cash Title Pawn sponsored the race
On the move: Gar Dickson came from ninth to finish third.
Winner's sponsors: Hickman's CVR Race Car is powered by a Vic Hill Racing Engine with sponsorship from Hickman Manufacturing, MRC Racing Components, American Billet, Tucker Mobile Home Service, VP Racing Fuels, Allstar Graphics and RH Designs.
Fast qualifier: Robert Gant
Time: 14.368 seconds
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.