NASCAR: Catawba County’s Lee lands ride in Xfinity Series, debuts June 16

Published Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MOORESVILLE — Catawba County’s Shane Lee gets a ride in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, driving a car that will debut for a new team based out of Mooresville. The first race will be at Iowa Speedway on June 16. THE STORY: https://www.motorsport.com/nascar-xs/news/new-xfinity-series-team-shane-lee/4394662/?fbclid=IwAR33EGMtDmvVr5nT4hjdoGUK1neoqK0D57LpzFSi_6tH1xNKJOAwEitFpGA

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Local NASCAR driver will be honored Saturday at CVCC game

Published Friday, January 4th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Matt DiBenedetto, a Fred T. Foard High graduate and NASCAR driver, will sign autographs and be honored in a halftime ceremony Saturday at a Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) women’s basketball game. CVCC plays Cape Fear Community College in the Tarlton Complex at 1 p.m. on Saturday and admission is free. DiBenedetto, 27, is entering his fifth …

HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Canipe, Hudspeth win Late Model races; current points standings

Published Monday, July 16th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY MOST RECENT RACE RESULTS (Top 10s from Saturday, July 14) *–pole winner Late Models I: *Dexter Canipe, Jr., Conover; 2. Mike Darne, Mooresville; 3. Austin McDaniel, Harrisburg; 4. Tanner Gray, not available 5. Chris Hudspeth, Ronda; 6. Mitch Walker, Newton; 7. Monty Cox, Granite Falls; 8. Jacob Heafner, Dallas, N.C. Late Model II: 1. Chris Hudspeth, …

RACING: Bandys graduate Little to make NASCAR Cup debut this weekend

Published Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com SHERRILL’S FORD – Bandys High graduate Jesse Little will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Series Cup debut on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway. In a one-race deal, Little will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro Z1 for Premium Motorsports in the Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart. Little, who graduated from Bandys in 2015, is the son of former NASCAR …

HICKORY MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Millington wins 2 Late Model races, is third in driver’s standings

Published Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com MOST RECENT RACE RESULTS (Saturday, June 23; *-won pole) 4-Cylinders: 1. Dennis Ward, Hickory; 2. Allison Houston, Conover; 3. Robert Trivette, Newton; 4. Cody Combs, Lenoir; 5. Rodney Trivette, Newton; 6. Dennis Trivette, Newton; 7. *Brian Mundy, Concord. Late Model Twin 1: 1. Ryan Millington, Statesville; 2. Evan Swilling, Cohutta, Ga.; 3. Jacob Heafner, Dallas; 4. *Cole Glasson, Rockwall, …