INTO $15K SEASON FINALE!
15, 2017) The #1 VHR team was back in Super Late
Model competition on October 13-14 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky, as the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus
Series sanctioned the 27th running of the 'Fall Classic.' A strong
34 car field assembled at "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring"
and all eyes in attendance were fixated on the hefty $15,000 winner's
check. On Friday night during preliminary action, Vic Hill clicked
off the thirteenth fastest time in Group B during the qualifying
session prior to placing fifth in his loaded heat race. After
grabbing the second and final transfer spot through his B-Main
on Saturday, Vic moved forward early in the 75-lapper before eventually
retiring in the twentieth position. Complete results from the
season-ending weekend at Ponderosa Speedway can be accessed online
by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
FINISHES IN DEEP FRIED 75 TOP TEN
1, 2017) Next up on the racing calendar for the
Vic Hill Racing (VHR) team was a visit to Duck River Raceway Park
in Wheel, Tennessee on September 29-30 for the 6th edition of
the unsanctioned 'Deep Fried 75.' Vic Hill posted the seventh
quickest lap overall during Friday's qualifying session prior
to running third in his stacked heat race. In the $14,000 to win
headliner on Saturday evening, Vic started the 75-lap affair from
the inside of the fourth row and eventually slipped back to ninth
by the time the checkered flag flew over the talented field. Full
results from last night's 'Deep Fried 75' at DRRP can be viewed
online at www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
PODIUM PERFORMANCE AT WYTHE
24, 2017) Vic Hill and his #1 VHR team invaded
the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia on Saturday
night, September 23, as the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
rolled into town to preside over a $4,000 to win shootout. Vic
unfortunately got into the wall during his qualifying effort,
but was still able to record the seventh quickest lap. After starting
the 40-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth row, Vic steered
his #1 mount past four competitors on his way to a strong third
place podium performance behind only victor Chris Ferguson and
runner-up Michael Brown. Complete results from last night at Wythe
Raceway can be viewed online at www.carolinaclash.com.
WINS B-SCRAMBLE AT ELDORA FOR $1,500!
10, 2017) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) rolled through
the pit gate at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on
September 7-9 for the 47th edition of the 'World 100.' The most
prestigious event in the Super Late Model industry drew 104 competitors
to the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant and things got underway
with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, each of which paid
$10,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Vic Hill had transferred
through his heat race before being disqualified for sporting a
left rear wheel cover, which helped keep him out of the 25-lap
feature event. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Vic
finished seventh in his heat race and ninth in his B-Main and
was not able to find a way into the 25-lapper.
The largest crowd ever in the storied history of
Eldora Speedway then assembled on Saturday and all eyes were focused
on who would come out on top of the 'World 100' and receive the
famous globe trophy, along with the hefty $50,000 winner's share.
Vic ran ninth in his loaded heat race and seventh in his B-Main.
While he was unable to make the start in the 100-lap 'World 100,'
the Mosheim, Tennessee ace was able to salvage the night by winning
his B-Scramble, which landed him an extra $1,500. Complete results
from the crown jewel spectacular in the Buckeye State can be accessed
online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
TO PODIUM EFFORT IN SCORCHER!
18, 2017) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) traveled down
the road to the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee
on Thursday night, August 17 for the 13th edition of the 'Scorcher,'
which was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series.
A total of 30 competitors piled into the pit area to vie for the
$10,000 winner's share. Vic Hill laid down the fastest lap in
his group during the qualifying session prior to running second
in his heat race. The Mosheim, Tennessee ace then started from
the inside of the fourth row in the 50-lap main event and dropped
back to as far as tenth before hustling back up to the third finishing
position. Vic trailed only winner Dale McDowell and runner-up
Ross Bailes at the drop of the checkered flag. Complete results
from last night's 'Scorcher' can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
IN SELECT SOUTHERN NAT'LS SHOWS
29, 2017) The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals
Series wrapped up tonight at Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee
in front of a huge crowd! Vic Hill clicked off the fifth quickest
time in Group B during the qualifying session prior to grabbing
the third transfer spot through his heat race. Vic then started
the $10,000 to win finale from the outside of the fifth row and
moved up a handful of spots, but suffered a broken water pump
in the 51-lapper that led to a seventeenth place showing.
(July 28, 2017) With
widespread rain and a dooming forecast, officials from the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Series and Smoky Mountain Speedway opted
to call off tonight's race, which was scheduled to pay $5,300
to the winner in Maryville, Tennessee. With the rain-out, the
lone points-paying race left in the 2017 miniseries will be tomorrow
evening at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee.
(July 18, 2017) Round
three of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series took the
#1 team to 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee tonight for
a $3,500 to win battle. Vic Hill knocked down the second fastest
time in Group A during qualifying to earn the inside of the second
row for the start of the 35-lap main event. Despite getting hit
in an early skirmish, Vic held on to bag an impressive runner-up
performance behind only victor Donald McIntosh tonight in the
15, 2017) The 2017 edition of the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Series tour kicked off earlier tonight
at the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia. A
strong field of 28 competitors signed into the pit area at the
1/2-mile speedplant to vie for the $10,000 winner's check in the
miniseries lid lifter. Vic Hill earned Fast Time honors during
the qualifying session, but later fought a tight racecar to a
third place heat race effort. After rolling off from the outside
of the fifth row in the 53-lap feature event, Vic lost his air
cleaner early in the race and his brakes late in the distance,
but was still able to record his sixth career series win. The
Mosheim, Tennessee ace took the lead on the 23rd circuit and raced
to the $10,000 triumph over Brandon Overton, Steve Casebolt, Shanon
Buckingham, and Johnny Pursley! (McLeod Media
POCKETS $5,000 WINDFALL AT THE TAZ!!!
3, 2017) Vic Hill knocked down his first feature
win of the 2017 racing season on Sunday evening, July 2 at the
bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee! The Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned the 'Firecracker
40' at "The Taz" and 20 competitors piled into the tight
pit area. Vic earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session
and later started the 40-lapper from the outside of the front
row. The Mosheim, Tennessee ace then led from green to checkers
- despite losing his brakes - to bag the $5,000 windfall over
Dakotah Knuckles, Steve Smith, Billy Ogle, Jr., and Donald McIntosh!
Complete results from last night at Tazewell can be accessed online
DLM DREAM AT ELDORA SPEEDWAY
11, 2017) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) traveled to the
Buckeye State of Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd edition of the
'Dirt Late Model Dream.' A stellar field of 79 Super Late Model
competitors signed in at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio and all eyes were focused on the whopping $100,000 winner's
share. Things kicked off at the "Big E" on Thursday
and Friday with a pair of preliminary programs, which paid $5,000
and $10,000 to win respectively in Twin 25 lap sprints.
Ricky Weiss unfortunately failed to transfer into Thursday's
25-lapper after finishing tenth in his loaded heat race and fifteenth
in his B-Main. On Friday night, Ricky grabbed the fifth and final
transfer spot through his heat race prior to winding up twenty-third
in the final rundown of the 25-lap main event. When Saturday rolled
around, Ricky fought valiantly to transfer into the 100-lap headliner,
but a ninth place finish in his heat race and a tenth place effort
in his B-Main left him out of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Comprehensive
coverage from the crown jewel extravaganza over the weekend at
Eldora can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
KNOCKS DOWN PAIR OF TOP FIVES!
4, 2017) Vic Hill and Ricky Weiss both ventured
to the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on June 2-3 for a pair
of special events. On Friday night in a $10,000 to win World of
Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series battle at "The Taz,"
Ricky ran second in his heat race before sitting on the pole of
the 50-lapper and eventually bagging a strong third place podium
performance behind only victor Shane Clanton and runner-up Jimmy
Owens. Vic finished seventh in heat race action prior to advancing
to sixteenth in the headliner.
At Smoky Mountain Speedway on Saturday evening,
the Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series roared into town
to preside over a $5,000 to win shootout. Vic earned Fast Time
honors during the qualifying session and led the first 34 circuits
of the main event before left front suspension problems sent him
hard into the outside retaining wall - ending his night early
and relegating him to twelfth in the final finishing order. Ricky
posted the quickest lap in Group B during time trials and later
ran fourth in the 40-lap feature behind only race winner Tommy
Kerr, Skip Arp, and Donald McIntosh. Complete results from both
weekend specials can be viewed online at www.woolms.com
MUSCLE OVER HOLIDAY WEEKEND!
30, 2017) Vic Hill Racing (VHR) teammates Vic
Hill and Ricky Weiss flexed their muscle throughout the hectic
Memorial Day holiday weekend (May 26-29) in four special events
in the states of Georgia and Tennessee. Vic Hill timed in second
fastest in Group A during Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series
qualifying on Friday night at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia
prior to winding up seventh in the final rundown of the $4,000
to win main event. Following a few days off, Vic invaded the ultra-fast
Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Monday evening for
a $10,000 to win Ultimate Super Late Model Series throwdown. The
Mosheim, Tennessee ace set a New Track Record during qualifying,
finished fourth in his stacked heat race, and later climbed to
fifth in the 50-lapper to trail only winner Dale McDowell, Brandon
Overton, Ross Bailes, and Shanon Buckingham at the checkered flag.
Ricky finished up the Spring Nationals tour at Boyd's
Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia,
and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia before wrapping up his holiday
weekend at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee. The Headingly,
Manitoba, Canada youngster ran fourth on Friday at Boyd's, tenth
on Saturday at Dixie, fourth again on Sunday at Rome, and eighth
in the weekend finale on Monday at "The Gap." Ricky
finished an impressive third in the final version of the Schaeffer's
Oil Spring Nationals Series point standings exiting the finale
at Rome! Complete results from each of these races can be found
online by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com
NETS $4,000 WIN AT CROSSVILLE!!!
21, 2017) Canadian Ricky Weiss found victory lane
on the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series tour for the first
time in his young career on Friday night, May 19 at Crossville
Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee! Ricky clicked off the third
fastest lap in Group A during qualifying and later started the
40-lap main event from the inside of the third row. He then stormed
to the front and was able to capitalize on leader Brandon Overton
running out of fuel in the waning laps to lead the final circuit.
Ricky claimed the $4,000 winner's check over Overton, Shanon Buckingham,
David Payne, and Michael Chilton and currently finds himself fifth
in the Spring Nationals point standings with only three races
On Saturday evening, May 20, the #7 team headed
north to Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky for the $10,000
to win 'Mike Roland Memorial,' which was sanctioned by the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series. Ricky timed in sixth quickest
in Group B during the qualifying session prior to placing third
in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the
outside of the sixth row, Ricky hovered around the top ten and
eventually wound up eleventh in the final finishing order. Full
results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.