July 30th, 2016 - Riley Hickman Returns to FALS for Prairie Dirt Classic

Running with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series, Riley Hickman returned to Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) on Friday for the two-day 27th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic. In a stout field of 59 cars, Hickman suffered mechanical issues before his heat preventing him from making it out. Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday night for another shot at the $27,000-to-win A-Main, Riley logged a 18th place finish in his consolation event bringing an early end to his night.

Complete results from this event can be found at www.WoOLMS.com.

July 16th, 2016 - Hickman Wins Governors Cup at Magnolia Motor Speedway

Following the Southern All Star Series, Riley Hickman headed to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Saturday night for the 13th Annual Governor’s Cup. With twenty-seven Super Late Models signed in, Hickman registered the 2nd fastest time in qualifying behind Wendell Wallace setting him up with a front-row high-side starting spot for the feature alongside Wallace. Jumping into the lead early, Riley held off the 24-car field to capture his 14th victory of the season along with a $5,000 payday. Jack Sullivan, David Breazeale, Dane Dacus, and Eric Cooley trailed Hickman to the checkers. (Scott Oglesby Photo)

Complete results from this event can be found at www.SASDirt.com.

July 3rd, 2016 - Three-Win Weekend For Hickman at Talladega and Senoia

Pulling double duty, Riley Hickman made the trip to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Friday night. Drawing twenty-nine Crate Late Models for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series event, Hickman timed in 2nd quick behind Cory Hedgecock earning him a 2nd place starting spot for the feature. Acquiring the lead on lap 27, Riley held off the field for the remaining 13 laps to record his eleventh win of the season with Cory Hedgecock, Cruz Skinner, Will Roland, and Scott Dedwylder trailing him across the finish line. Hickman pocketed a $2,000 payday for his triumph in the Freedom 40 A-Main.

During the same night Hickman was one of sixteen competitors signed in for the 30-lap A-Main in the Super Late Model division. Storming to his second win of the night and twelfth on the season, Riley led the entire distance of the A-Main with Tim Roszell, Terry Smith, Mark Bangs, and Jason Wilson rounding out the top five.

Competing in two divisions on Saturday night, Riley traveled to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned event. With twenty-eight cars signed in, Hickman landed a podium finish in the Roscoe Smith Shootout. Jumping out to the lead early in the A-Main, Riley lost the top spot on lap 10 but held on for a 3rd place finish in the 44-lapper behind Casey Roberts and Michael Page with Tyler Millwood and Todd Morrow rounding out the top five.

In the Crate Late Model division Hickman topped a field of sixteen cars in the A-Main to capture his thirteenth victory of the season over Craig Scott, Matt Black, Marty Lunsford, and Corey Payton.

Running in just his Super Late Model on Sunday, Hickman headed to Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) for the 4th of July Spectacular. Timing in 5th quick in a field of fifteen cars, Riley earned a 3rd row starting spot for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned A-Main. Dropping two positions in the main event, Riley Hickman registered a 7th place outing.

Complete results from these events can be found at www.NeSmithRacing.com, www.TalladegaShortTrack.com, and www.SASDirt.com.