Hicks Scores First Career Carolina Clash Win At Cherokee

Gaffney, South Carolina (9/2/18) - The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series made their return to "The Place Your Mama Warned You About" Cherokee Speedway located in Gaffney, South Carolina on Sunday September 2nd as the Speedway presented their "Hall Of Fame Night" featuring the Carolina Clash Tour paying $5,000 to win.

Benji Hicks of Mount Airy, North Carolina took control of the race lead from pole sitter Ross Bailes on lap 18 and led the remainder of the event to score his first career Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series victory in the annual "Hall Of Fame" race at Cherokee. Dennis Franklin, Ross Bailes, Jeff Smith, and John Henderson rounded out the top five finishers. The Parks Heating & Cooling fast qualifier was Ross Bailes with a time of 15.323 seconds. The hard charger of the race was Brian Ledbetter who Started 20th and finished 6th. Rookie contender Adam Yarbrough was the Carquest / Clarendon highest ROY finisher.

Cherokee Speedway 9/2/18 Race Results

1. 55H Benji Hicks
2. 2 Dennis Franklin
3. 22 Ross Bailes
4. 00 Jeff Smith
5. 2X John Henderson
6. 07 Brian Ledbetter
7. 66 Mark Dysart
8. 27H Justin Hudspeth
9. 23 Ryan Gifford
10. 33S Chuck Smith
11. 57 Adam Yarbrough
12. 281 Kyle Pierce
13. 03 David Yandle
14. 42 Doug Sanders
15. 87J Dwayne Joyce
16. 52 Larry Grube
17. 1 Brent Dixon
18. 79 Michael Brown
19. 421 Anthony Sadners
20. 57M Zack Mitchell
21. 448 Timmy Rominger
22. 32 Jonathan Edwards
23. 17 Tim Vance

DNS - 09 Johnny Pursley

Car Count: 24
Parks Heating & Cooling Fast Qualifier: Ross Bailes 15.323
Feature Winner: Benji Hicks
Heat 1 Winner: Dennis Franklin
Heat 2 Winner: Anthony Sanders Hard Charger: Brian Ledbetter, Started 20th
Carquest / Clarendon Highest ROY Finisher: Adam Yarbrough

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