Hocevar Captures Top 5 in Daytona, Regional Drivers Compete in East Bay


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New Smyrna Beach, FL (Saturday, February 13, 2021) - Friday of the final week of what is known around the racing world as Speedweeks. Once again, Daytona International Speedway had the limelight with an intense Camping World Truck Series event; one that included Portage, Michigan's, Carson Hocevar. The Michigan region was also well represented at other tracks in Florida Friday night.

Rolling from the 12th starting spot, Hocevar and his Niece Motorsports teammates quickly and intentionally fell to the back of the field to ride out the first two stages. The plan worked as well, with Hocevar narrowly missing several crashes ahead of him. Inside 30 laps to go, the plan changed as Hocevar began to race with the front pack. The decision did get him collected in a backstretch pile-up inside 10 to go, that looked as though it could dampen the rest of their race. The 18-year-old behind the wheel of the GM Parts Now 42 stayed resilient and continued to fight for positions. Avoiding a front stretch melee coming to the checkered flag, Hocevar came home fifth in his first career Daytona oval race.


Elsewhere in Florida, Ohio's Max Stambaugh brought home another top ten during the King of the 360s at East Bay Raceway Park. Behind the wheel of the NEFCO, Inc 5s machine, Stambaugh was again the highest finishing Great Lakes Region driver. Zane DeVault, who missed the show on night one, finished 10th in night two. Tyle Gunn and Phil Gressman were the other regional drivers in the show, finishing 17th and 19th respectively.

Speedweeks - Results

Week 4 - Friday, February 12th


Volusia Speedway Park - DIRTcar Nationals

World of Outlaws Late Models

A-Main: 1. 76 Brandon Overton, 2. 9 Devin Moran, 3. 40B Kyle Bronson

LCQ: 72 Mike Norris

LCQ: 14 Josh Richards

Heat 1: 40B Kyle Bronson

Heat 2: 76 Brandon Overton

Heat 3: 32 Bobby Peirce

Heat 4: 1B Brent Larson

Fast Qualifier: 32 Bobby Peirce

Race Entries: 38


Super DIRTcar Modifieds

A-Main: 1. 7MM Michael Maresca, 2. 9S Matt Sheppard, 3. 91 Billy Decker

Heat 1: 7MM Michael Maresca

Heat 2: 32C Max McLaughlin

Heat 3: 9S Matt Sheppard

Fast Qualifier: 32C Max McLaughlin

Race Entries: 27


Bubba Raceway Park - Dirt Games XII

USAC National Sprint Cars

A-Main: 1. Justin Grant, 2. Brady Bacon, 3. Buddy Kofoid

B-Main: Paul Nienhiser

C-Main: Mario Clouser

Heat 1: Justin Grant

Heat 2: Tanner Thorson

Heat 3: Davey Ray

Heat 4: Kyle Cummins

Entries: 45


East Bay Raceway Park - Winternationals

King of the 360 Sprint Cars

A-Main: 1. 72 Tim Shaffer, 2. M1 Mark Smith, 3. 24 Danny Martin Jr.

B-Main 1: 5S Max Stambaugh

B-Main 2: 28F Davie Franek

B-Main 3: 22 Connor Leoffler

Heat 1: M1 Mark Smith

Heat 2: 24M Terry McCarl

Heat 3: 27 Carson McCarl

Heat 4: 14B Brett Wright

Heat 5: 47H Dale Howard

Heat 6: 72 Tim Shaffer

Fast Qualifier: 7 Timmy Buckwalter


New Smyrna Speedway - World Series of Stock Car Racing

Tour Modifieds (100): 1. 60 Matt Hirschman, 2. 7NY Jon McKennedy, 3. 92 Anthony Nocella

Pro Late Model (100): 1. 51N Stephen Nasse, 2. 81 Jeff Noland, 3. 5 Casey Johnson


Daytona International Speedway - NextEra Energy 250

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: 1. 99 Ben Rhodes, 2. 3 Jordan Anderson, 3. 04 Corey Roper


#HPHpodcast Regional Racer Results

42 Caron Hocevar (MI) - NASCAR Truck Series - P5

5s Max Stambaugh (OH) - Winged 360 Sprints - P7

16B Zane Devault (IN) - Winged 360 Sprints - P10

7c Phil Gressman (OH) - Winged 360 Sprints - P19

33M Matt Westfall (OH) - USAC National Sprints - P15

77 Andrew Scheid (MI) - Pro Late Model - P15

27w Tyler Gunn (OH) - Winged 360 Sprints - P17

41 Hayden Sprague (MI) - Pro Late Model - P20

71H Ryan Ruhl (MI) - Winged 360 Sprints - B-Main P5

28m Conner Morrell (FL/MI) - Winged 360 Sprints - B-Main P6

88n Frank Neill (OH) - Winged 360 Sprints - B-Main P8

Speedweeks - Racing Tonight

Week 4 - Saturday, February 13th


Volusia Speedway Park - DIRTcar Nationals

World of Outlaws LM & Super DIRTcar Modifieds

🕖 Racing 7:00

📺 dirtvision.com

Race Monitor

🌐 volusiaspeedwaypark.com


Bubba Raceway Park - Dirt Games XII

USAC National Sprint Cars

🕕 Hot Laps 6:00

📺 FloRacing

Race Monitor

🌐 usacracing.com


East Bay Raceway Park - Winternationals

King of the 360s Sprint Cars

🕖 Racing 7:00

📺 FloRacing

Race Monitor

🌐 ebrp.org


New Smyrna Speedway - World Series of Stock Car Racing

Pavement Late Models & Modifieds

🕢 Racing 7:30

📺 NCB Sports Gold Trackpass

Race Monitor

🌐 newsmyrnaspeedway.org


Daytona Int'l Speedway - Lucas Oil 200

ARCA Menards Series & NASCAR Xfinity Series

🕢 Racing 1:30

📺 FS1

🌐 arcaracing.com / NASCAR.com

Race Highlights

Week 4 - Friday, February 12th

East Bay Raceway Park - 360 Sprint Cars


Bubba Raceway Park - USAC National Sprint Cars


Volusia Speedway Park - World of Outlaw Late Models


Volusia Speedway Park - Super DIRTcar Modifieds


Daytona Int'l Speedway - NASCAR Truck Series

Gallery

Week 4 - Friday, February 12th

Volusia Speedway Park - World of Outlaws Late Models


Volusia Speedway Park - Super DIRTcar Modifieds


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