Friendship Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Fastrak Racing Series (Bill Hicks Memorial) - $1,500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated May 25, 1:05 pm)
Brown sweeps Friendship's Fastrak action
Bill Hicks Memorial
- Michael Brown
- Dillon Brown
- Justin Hudspeth
- Carson Ferguson
- Corey Almond
- Nick Schlager
- Wayne Quesinberry
- Chuck Bowie
- Michael Bland
- Dale Moore
- Raymond Brown
- Steve Blackburn
- Tim Vance
- Andrew Durham
- Chase McCormick
- Matthew Nance
- Henry Hornsby III
- Bill Tesh
Michael Brown waves to the crowd after winning Friday at Friendship.
What won the race: Taking the lead on the second lap from Dillon Brown, Michael Brown led the rest of the way for a dominating victory Friday at Friendship Speedway, his second of the night. Michael Brown finished 4.731 seconds ahead of Dillon Brown in completing the sweep of the two 20-lap Fastrak features. He earned $1,500 for each triumph.
Key notes: Friday’s Bill Hicks Memorial, which is part of the annual Fastrak Triple Crown weekend, was split into two separate 20-lap, point-paying features, paying $1,500 to win each. ... Michael Brown won the first feature ahead of Carson Ferguson. ... Both Walker Arthur and Benji Hicks where caught up in a wreck earlier in the night and scratched from the second feature. ... The race honors the late Bill Hicks, who passed away after suffering a heart attack at 311 Motor Speedway in Pine Hall, N.C., 27 years ago. … Saturday’s twin features at Beckley (W.Va.) Motorsports Park were cancelled with no makeup date. … Matthew Nance of Ronda, N.C., won the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series feature, which shared the card with the Fastrak tour.
On the move: Justin Hudspeth started fifth and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Michael Brown’s Longhorn Chassis is sponsored by Langley Collision Center, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Red Rose Barber Shop, WP Racing Shocks and John Page Racing.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Matt Long (35 points) led Peyton Freeman (34), Matthew Nance (33), Carson Ferguson (32) and Drew Collins (31).
Current weather: Clear, 68°F
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Matthew Nance
Heat race winners: Michael Brown, Dillon Brown
Next series race: June 1, Toccoa Raceway (Toccoa, GA) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.