OF PODIUMS FOR VIC HILL IN EAST TENNESSEE!
(July 13, 2014)
Vic Hill and his #1 team racked up a pair of podium efforts over
the July 11-12 weekend at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville,
Tennessee and Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee! On Friday
night at Smoky Mountain, Vic qualified third quickest in Ultimate
Super Late Model Series time trials and later finished third in
the $5,000 to win feature behind only victor Randy Weaver and
runner-up Casey Roberts. At Bulls Gap on Saturday evening, Vic
laid down the fourth fastest lap in Carolina Clash Super Late
Model Series qualifying and despite a bent right front spindle
in the $4,000 to win main event, the Mosheim, Tennessee ace climbed
to second to finish behind only winner Billy Ogle, Jr. Full results
from both high-profile races can be found online by visiting www.dirtondirt.com.
HILL OUT OF LEAD AT TAZEWELL...
6, 2014) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) returned to dirt-slinging
action on Saturday evening, July 5 at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway
in Tazewell, Tennessee in a Southern Nationals Series Bonus Race.
Vic Hill knocked down the fastest lap during the qualifying session,
which locked him into the pole position for the start of the $5,000
to win headliner. Vic then led the first fifteen circuits in the
40-lapper before a wreck with second-running Brad Neat caused
heavy front end damage to his #1 Warrior mount. The Mosheim, Tennessee
ace unfortunately retired from the race due to the incident and
was relegated to a disappointing eleventh place finish. Complete
results from "The Taz" can be located online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
WOES COST HILL A PODIUM AT BULLS GAP
15, 2014) Vic Hill and his #1 team made the short
tow to the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee
on Saturday, June 14 for the 2nd Annual 'Scott Sexton Memorial.'
The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) presided over
the one-day showdown, which boasted a $5,200 payday. Vic qualified
third fastest in Group B during the time trial session and later
started the 52-lap main event from the outside of the third row.
The Mosheim, Tennessee ace then moved all the way up to second
in the running order and appeared headed to at least a runner-up
effort when fuel pick-up issues caused him to retire on lap 38.
Vic was relegated to a disappointing eleventh place performance
in the 'Scott Sexton Memorial' due to the mechanical woes. Full
results from "The Gap" can be found online at www.sasdirt.com.
BACK IN ACTION IN DLM DREAM AT ELDORA
8, 2014) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) ventured north
to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 5-7 for
the 20th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The three-day
extravaganza kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs
at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant. On Thursday night, Vic
Hill finished sixth in his heat race and eighth in his B-Main,
while he ran seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main
on Friday evening. Unfortunately, those efforts were not able
to transfer Vic into both main events, which paid $2,500 to win
on Thursday and $5,000 to win on Friday.
When Saturday rolled around at the "Big E,"
all eyes were fixated on the hefty $100,000 winner's check. Vic
wound up ninth in his stacked heat race and seventeenth in his
B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 100-lap crown
jewel spectacular. Complete results from the action-packed weekend
at Eldora Speedway can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
TOP TEN IN CLASH BASH AT BULLS GAP
25, 2014) Vic Hill and his #1 VHR team invaded
the nearby Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, May 24 for a visit by the Carolina Clash Super Late Model
Series. Vic was unable to lock directly into the feature through
qualifying, but he did take the win in his consolation race to
earn the eleventh starting spot in the $4,000 to win main event.
During the course of the 40-lapper last night at "The Gap,"
Vic picked off three competitors on his way to a solid eighth
place outing. Complete results from Volunteer Speedway can be
viewed online at www.carolinaclash.com.
WRECKED OUT AT DUCK RIVER...
9, 2014) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) made an unannounced
trip to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee on Thursday
evening, May 8 for an Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series
battle. Vic Hill laid down the third quickest lap in Group A during
the qualifying session, which locked him into the inside of the
third row for the start of the $4,000 to win feature event. The
Mosheim, Tennessee ace was then battling for fourth in the 40-lapper
when he was involved in an incident with eventual winner Dale
McDowell. Due to heavy left front damage to his Warrior racecar,
Vic completed only 32 circuits and was placed eighteenth in the
final rundown. Full results from the disappointing trip to Duck
River can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
RUNNER-UP FOR HILL IN MAD DAWG 60
13, 2014) Vic Hill and his #1 VHR team traveled
to the nearby Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, April 12 for the unsanctioned 'Mad Dawg 60.' Vic timed
in second quickest during the qualifying session, which enabled
the Mosheim, Tennessee ace to start the $10,000 to win feature
event from the outside of the front row. The popular driver known
as "The Thrill" jumped out to the early race lead and
paced the strong field for the first twenty-one circuits. After
giving up the point to eventual winner Jimmy Owens, Vic trailed
the #20 for the remainder of the 60-lap distance and wound up
a strong runner-up. Complete results from "The Gap"
can be viewed online by clicking on www.volunteerspeedway.com.
IN SPRING NATIONALS STOP AT SMS
6, 2014) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) returned to Old
Man's Garage Spring Nationals competition on Saturday night, April
5 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. Vic Hill
laid down the second quickest lap during the qualifying session,
which locked him into the outside of the front row for the start
of the $6,000 to win feature event. The Mosheim, Tennessee ace
then flexed his muscle throughout the 50-lap A-Main, as he ran
amongst the leaders before claiming an impressive runner-up performance
behind only victor Billy Ogle, Jr. Vic currently finds himself
fourth in the latest version of the Spring Nationals point standings.
Complete results from last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway can
be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
RESULTS FROM VOLUNTEER SPEEDWAY
15, 2014) The two-day 'Spring Thaw' wrapped up
tonight at Volunteer (TN) Speedway and a $10,000 top prize was
on the line in the second Spring Nationals race of 2014. Vic Hill
qualified well and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer
spot through his heat race. After starting the 60-lap main event
from the inside of the eighth row, Vic moved up a few positions
early in the race before ducking into the pits to change a tire.
He eventually returned to the speedplant before going down a lap
and subsequently retired from the 'Spring Thaw' in seventeenth.
14, 2014) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) traveled literally
right down the road to the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls
Gap, Tennessee tonight for the start of the 13th Annual 'Spring
Thaw.' The Spring Nationals tour presided over their season opening
event at "The Gap" tonight and a $4,000 payday awaited
the winner. Vic Hill knocked down the fourteenth quickest lap
during the qualifying session, but later won his consolation race
to earn the eleventh starting spot in the 40-lapper. The Mosheim,
Tennessee ace then picked off three competitors during the 'Spring
Thaw' opener to claim an eighth place performance. (Wells
RACING KICKS OFF '14 AT THE MOUNTAIN...
9, 2014) Vic Hill and his #1 VHR team invaded
Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on March 7-8 for
the inaugural running of the 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic.' The National
Dirt Racing League (NDRL) presided over the lucrative weekend
at SMS and things kicked off on Friday night with a $7,500 to
win showdown. Vic earned the third and final transfer spot through
his consolation race, but later retired after only twelve circuits
in the 40-lapper. The Mosheim, Tennessee native wound up being
paid for twenty-eighth at the pay window after night one of the
'Tennessee Tipoff Classic.'
On Saturday evening, the stakes heightened even
more, as a $12,500 top prize was on the line for the NDRL Super
Late Models. Vic laid down the eighth quickest lap in Group A
during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth and
final transfer position through his heat race with a great last-lap
pass. The driver known as "The Thrill" later retired
from the 60-lap feature event after thirty-one laps and was placed
twenty-third in the final finishing order. Full results from the
season-opening weekend can be found online at www.thendrl.com.