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|Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2023 9:36 am Post subject: Cory Hedgecock Scores Career Payday in The Tennessean
|Cory Hedgecock Scores Career Payday in The Tennessean
WoO Tripleheader Up Next in Tennessee and Georgia
LOUDON, Tenn. (03/13/23) – Cory Hedgecock was back in Victory Lane on Saturday, and this time he was enjoying the spoils of the biggest paying Super Late Model victory of his career.
Cory racer registered a $15,000 victory in the inaugural running of the Tennessean at 411 Motor Speedway aboard his W.E. Hardscapes & Masonry / Noble Knights Construction Services / No. 23 Currin Construction / BMF Race Car / Eagle Racing Engine Super Late Model.
His third win of the season also marked his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals victory.
“To win in front of a hometown crowd like this in a big event with these names here … it’s always good to win it at 411,” Hedgecock said in Victory Lane. “We were fast in laps, but terrible in qualifying. We started seventh and drove to the front by around lap 40. These BMF Race Cars are awesome. That was a tough one that we had to work for.
“I’m just happy, grateful, thankful, every which way and above. I can’t thank all my people enough.”
Cory Hedgecock entered a single event over the weekend with a short trip to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) to pilot his Noble Knights Construction Services No. 23 Super Late Model in The Tennessean, which was sanctioned by the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals.
In a stout field of 43 cars, Hedgecock followed up the sixth-fastest qualifying effort in his group with a runner-up finish in his heat race. Driving underneath early leader Dale McDowell on lap 39 of the feature, Cory soared to his first-career Spring Nationals victory and the richest Super Late Model win of his career.
Hedgecock finished ahead of Ricky Weiss, Jensen Ford, McDowell, and Brandon Overton. He pocketed $15,000 for his third win of the 2023 campaign.
Full results from the event are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.
The team now turns their attention to this week’s tripleheader with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Case Late Model Series. Action opens on Thursday at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) with the $10,000-to-win Tennessee Tip-Off Classic before shifting to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) on Friday and Saturday with $10,000-to-win and $20,000-to-win events as part of the Shamrock weekend at the ¼-mile oval.
For more information on the events please visit www.WoOLMS.com .
For the latest team merchandise, please make sure to visit our online store at www.The23Shop.com .
Cory Hedgecock would like to thank all of his sponsors, which include Eagle Racing Engines, Noble Knights Construction Services, Vineyard Enterprises, W.E. Hardscapes & Masonry, Currin Construction, E-Z-GO, BMF Racecars, Circle H Services, CH Enterprises, STI Trucking, SFP Performance Systems, Brucebilt Performance, Cobb’s Auto Parts, Pro-Fabrication, Earnhardt Technologies, Strange Oval, Quickcar Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Wilwood, Martel Signs, Hypercoils, Bilstein, Powers Machine, VP Racing Fuels, Winters Performance, Keyser Manufacturing, MyRacePass Marketing & Website Services, along with my family and crew, Mom, Dad, Wesley, Katie, Lily, and Shelby.
Visit the team’s official website at www.CoryHedgecock23.com as well as social media outlets at https://www.facebook.com/coryhedgecock23/ and https://twitter.com/Hedgecock23 often for the latest team updates.
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