|Riley Hickman entered a trio of events over the Fourth of July weekend that brought him his ninth victory of the season and a pair of top five finishes.
The team traveled to Winchester Speedway (Winchester, Tennessee) on Thursday evening for the annual Freedom 40, which posted a $3,000 top prize for competitors. Twenty-eight competitors entered the event, and after qualifying fifth fastest in his group Riley went on to finish third in heat race action. As a result he started twelfth on the grid for the 40 lap feature. During the course of the finale Hickman advanced to a fifth place finish behind race winner John Ownbey, Tim Busha, Ronny Lee Hollingsworth, and Eric Hickerson. Complete results from the event are available at www.WinchesterSpeedway.net
Friday night found the team pitted a Moulton Speedway (Danville, Alabama) for a $2,000-to-win program at the oval. Riley locked into the main event via preliminary action and raced his #R1 BIF Motorsports/Hickman Manufacturing Company/CVR/Phantom Racing Engine Super Late Model to a solid third place finish in the final rundown. Full results from the event can be found at www.MoultonRaceway.com
The weekend drew to a close on Saturday night with the $3,000-to-win, Firecracker 50 at Fort Payne Motor Speedway (Fort Payne, Alabama). After timing in fourth fastest during qualifications, Hickman charged from his second row starting spot to claim his ninth win of the 2014 season in the 50 lap feature. Full results from the event are available at www.FortPayneMotorSpeedway.com