HILL CLOSES OUT SEASON IN DEEP FRIED 75
16, 2016) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) tentatively wrapped
up their version of the 2016 racing season on October 14-15 in
the 5th Annual 'Deep Fried 75' at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel,
Tennessee. On Friday night, Vic Hill timed in seventh quickest
in Group A during Southern Nationals Bonus Series qualifying prior
to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After
starting the $13,000 to win 'Deep Fried 75' on Saturday evening
from the inside of the fifth row, Vic was unfortunately involved
in a multi-car wreck early in the 75-lap distance and retired
from the event in the twenty-first position. Complete results
from Duck River Raceway Park can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
IN TENNESSEE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!
9, 2016) Vic Hill and his #1 team rolled into
Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee on October 7-8 for
the annual running of the 'Tennessee State Championship.' The
Southern Nationals Bonus Series presided over the two-day program
in the Volunteer State, which was capped off by a $10,000 to win
main event. Vic laid down the third quickest time in Group A during
the qualifying session on Friday night and later placed second
in his loaded heat race. After starting the 60-lap headliner on
Saturday evening from the inside of the third row, Vic conserved
his tires on the one-groove racing surface and eventually climbed
all the way up to second by the checkers to score an impressive
runner-up performance behind only victor Donald McIntosh. Full
results from the 'Tennessee State Championship' weekend can be
accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
COMPETES IN KNOXVILLE NATIONALS...
18, 2016) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) descended upon
the historic Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa on September
15-17 for the 13th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.'
The three-day crown jewel event, which was sanctioned once again
by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, drew 69 competitors to
the sprawling 1/2-mile speedplant and things got underway in the
Hawkeye State with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns.
On Thursday night, Vic Hill ran sixth in his heat
race and twentieth in the B-Main, which unfortunately kept him
out of the 25-lap feature event. At Knoxville on Friday evening,
Vic finished eighth in both his heat race and the C-Main and was
also unable to make the start in the 25-lapper. When Saturday
rolled around, all eyes were fixated on the $40,000 to win 'Lucas
Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' Vic chose to scratch from
the C-Main and forego his chances of advancing into the 100-lap
headliner, which was won by Mike Marlar. Complete results from
the extended weekend at Knoxville Raceway can be accessed online
IN WORLD 100 WEEKEND AT ELDORA
11, 2016) The #1 team ventured to the hallowed
grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 8-10
for the 46th Annual 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel spectacular
at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant drew 108 competitors and
started with a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs.
On Thursday night, Vic Hill ran second in his heat race prior
to slipping back to fifteenth in the 25-lap main event. At the
"Big E" on Friday evening, Vic finished fourth in his
heat race and twenty-first in the final rundown of the 25-lapper.
The stakes were significantly heightened on Saturday,
as the "Biggest Dirt Race in the World" boasted a whopping
$49,000 winner's check and the famed globe trophy. Vic placed
eleventh in his loaded heat race and sixth in his B-Main. While
the Mosheim, Tennessee hotshoe was unable to make the start in
the 'World 100,' Vic did record the victory in the B-Scramble
for non-qualifiers to take home some extra cash. Complete results
from the extended weekend in the Buckeye State can be located
online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
COSTS VIC HILL POSSIBLE WIN AT TAZ...
5, 2016) Vic Hill, of Mosheim, Tennessee, piloted
John Tweed's #5 machine on Sunday, September 4 at the bad-fast
Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. The Southern Nationals
Bonus Series presided over the annual running of the 'Buddy Rogers
Memorial' and a $4,400 winner's check was on the line. Vic posted
the fastest lap overall of the 19 entrants during the qualifying
session to lay claim to the pole position for the 44-lapper. After
leading the first seventeen circuits, Vic unfortunately suffered
a flat tire and wound up salvaging an eighth place performance.
Complete results from last night at "The Taz" can be
located online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
RETURNS TO ACTION IN $12K SCORCHER
19, 2016) The #1 team rolled into the ultra-fast
Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Thursday evening,
August 18 for the annual running of the 'Scorcher,' which was
sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. Vic Hill posted
the seventh quickest time in his group during the qualifying session
prior to running seventh in his loaded heat race. After starting
the $12,000 to win main event from the inside of the tenth row,
Vic was able to move up eight spots during the action-packed 50-lapper
en route to a respectable eleventh place showing. Full results
from last night at "The Gap" can be viewed online at
NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FOR VHR
30, 2016) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) wrapped up the
Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series campaign tonight at
the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. A $10,000
payday was on the line in the miniseries finale at "The Taz"
and 25 entrants piled into the pit area. Vic Hill ran second in
his heat race and later climbed up to fourth in the 53-lapper
to finish behind only victor Scott Bloomquist, Craig Vosbergen,
and Devin Gilpin. The Mosheim, Tennessee native also finished
fourth in the final version of the Southern Nationals Series point
battle, while his teammate Ricky Weiss was one spot ahead in third.
(July 29, 2016) The
penultimate event of the 2016 edition of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series was scheduled to take place tonight at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. Unfortunately, a rain
shower prior to the start of the $5,300 to win show caused it
to be canceled.
(July 28, 2016) As
the grueling Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals miniseries winds
down, the dirt-slinging action was still hot and heavy tonight
at Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee. Vic Hill posted
the quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session prior
to starting the $3,500 to win feature from the outside of the
front row. "The Thrill" was then running towards the
front of the field late in the 35-lap distance before being collected
in a wreck, which dropped Vic to a thirteenth place effort.
(July 26, 2016) Night
seven for the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series competitors
took them to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia earlier this
evening for a $3,500 to win points battle. Vic Hill knocked down
the fastest lap in Group B during time trials and later rolled
off from the outside of the front row in the 35-lap main event.
Vic then ran amongst the leaders throughout the distance and nabbed
an impressive runner-up performance behind only race winner David
(July 24, 2016) The
cars and stars of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series
rolled through the pit gate at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia
tonight to do battle for yet another $5,300 winner's check. Vic
Hill clicked off the second quickest time in Group A during the
qualifying session, which locked him into the inside of the second
row for the start of the 53-lap feature event. The Mosheim, Tennessee
star then hung around the front of the talented field before notching
a strong fourth place outing behind only victor Dale McDowell,
Frank Ingram, and Casey Roberts!
(July 23, 2016) Another
$5,300 top prize was up for grabs for the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series competitors tonight in the annual running of
the 'Rebel Yell' at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia.
Vic Hill finished third in his B-Main prior to rolling off from
the outside of the eighth row in the 53-lapper. At the completion
of the main event, Vic found himself paid for an eighteenth place
(July 22, 2016) The
fourth leg of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals tour took
the #1 team to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia tonight
for a $5,300 to win showdown. Late afternoon rain showers made
for a long night (and early morning) at the facility and a rough
racing surface also complicated things. Vic Hill grabbed the fourth
transfer spot through his consolation event and later started
from the outside of the ninth row in the 53-lap feature, which
carried show-up points only. Vic then wound up fourteenth in the
final finishing order of the attrition-filled contest, as only
eight cars finished the race.
(July 21, 2016) Next
up on the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series was a stop
tonight at the 1/4-mile bullring at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown,
North Carolina. Vic Hill posted the twelfth fastest time overall
during qualifying and later ran second in his consolation race.
After starting the $3,500 to win affair from the outside of the
seventh row, Vic was able to advance past three cars during the
35-lapper en route to an eleventh place performance.
(July 19, 2016) Round
two of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series took place
earlier this evening at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee
and a $3,500 payday was on the line. Vic Hill clicked off the
ninth fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to claiming
the victory in his B-Main. Vic then started the 35-lap headliner
from the inside of the third row and eventually finished right
there... in the fifth position behind only victor David Crabtree,
Devin Gilpin, Chris Brown, and Donald McIntosh!
(July 16, 2016) Vic
Hill and his #1 VHR team embarked on the start of the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Series tonight at the picturesque Wythe
Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Following a lengthy rain delay,
Vic laid down the ninth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying
session. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in
the $10,000 to win feature event, Vic muscled past eight competitors
during the 53-lapper on his way to a steady ninth place effort
in the series lid lifter.
LEADING AT BULLS GAP; FOURTH AT TAZ
3, 2016) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) was back in dirt-slinging
action on July 1-2 in a pair of Ironman Mountain Championship
races at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee and Tazewell
Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. On Friday night at "The
Gap," Vic Hill laid down the fastest lap of the 18 competitors
during time trials and later led the majority of the $3,052 to
win 'Scott Sexton Memorial.' Unfortunately, a broken rear-end
coming to the white flag in the 30-lapper dropped him to a disappointing
thirteenth place performance. Vic's teammate Ricky Weiss was able
to capitalize on the misfortune to capture the winning payday!
At the bad-fast "Taz" on Saturday evening,
Vic qualified eighth quickest in time trials, which locked him
into the outside of the fourth row for the start of the $5,000
to win main event. The Mosheim, Tennessee ace then quickly moved
up to fourth before the track took rubber and that's eventually
where Vic finished the 40-lap headliner behind only winner Chad
Ogle, David Payne, and Billy Ogle, Jr. Complete results from both
holiday weekend races can be found online at www.volunteerspeedway.com
NABS TOP FIVE IN BORDER WARS!
12, 2016) Vic Hill and the #1 VHR team headed
literally right down the road to Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap,
Tennessee on Saturday evening, June 11. The Carolina Clash Super
Late Model Series roared into "The Gap" to preside over
a special 'Border Wars' program, which paid $4,000 to the winner.
Vic knocked down the fifth quickest time in qualifying, which
locked him into the inside of the third row for the start of the
40-lap contest. On an ultra-fast racing surface, Vic was able
to climb to fourth in the running order to finish behind only
victor Chad Ogle, Ray Cook, and Ricky Weiss. Complete results
from last night at Volunteer Speedway can be viewed online at
IN ACTION IN PEACH STATE TRIPLE SHOT
30, 2016) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) returned to racing
action in the final three Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour
events of 2016 from May 27-29 in the Peach State of Georgia. On
Friday night at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, Vic Hill
ran sixth in his consolation event, but later received a provisional
to gain access into the $4,000 to win weekend opener. During the
course of the 40-lapper, Vic was able to move up six spots on
his way to a sixteenth place performance.
Another $4,000 top prize was on the line on Saturday
evening at the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia.
Vic once again finished sixth in his B-Main, utilized a series
provisional, and later advanced to fifteenth in the 40-lap headliner.
At Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia on Sunday, a $6,000 winner's
check was up for grabs in the weekend finale. The Mosheim, Tennessee
star placed fifth in his consolation event, but was involved in
an early wreck in the 50-lap feature that dropped him to a disappointing
twenty-first in the final finishing order. Complete results from
all three Memorial Day weekend battles can be found online at