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.