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Bobby Gower And JR Moore Win Three In-A-Row At Dillon Motor Speedway

Bobby Gower And JR Moore Win Three In-A-Row At Dillon Motor Speedway

by May 26, 2015 0 comments

Dillon, S.C. (May 27, 2015): Dillon Motor Speedway hosted the Herald Office Systems 200 on Saturday, May 23.

Late Model driver, Bobby Gower won his third straight win at the speedway after holding off defending track champion, Randy Benson and Tim Allensworth. Justin Hicks finished fourth, and BJ Mackey rounded out the top-five. The 60-lap feature boasted an entry list of 17 drivers.

Bryan Blackwell won the first stop for the Pee Dee Coastal Super Truck Series at the speedway this season. However, it didn’t come without a challenge from Clay Thomas, Kevin Parsons, Hal Goodson and Kerry Lawrence who rounded out the top-five.

Brian Owens claimed his second win in a row in the Charger division. Ben Watford finished second, followed by Dale Driggers who claimed his first top-three of the season. Darlington’s Wayne Locklair finished fourth, and Jimmy Miller rounded out the top-five.

In the Street Stock division, it was Ricky Locklair Jr. taking the checkered flag. AJ Hyatt was the runner up, and Locklair Jr.’s father, Ricky Locklair Sr. finished third. Sonny Schoffen finished fourth, but he claimed victory in the first ever Mid Atlantic Street Stock (MASS) event at Concord Speedway that took place on Friday night. Ron Flynn rounded out the top-five at Dillon Motor Speedway on Saturday.

JR Moore won his third Pure Stock Four feature in a row at the speedway. He now has four career victories in the division. Emory Herring finished second, followed by Steve Lauffer, Andy Norton and Randy Montgomery.

The next event to be held at Dillon Motor Speedway will be the inaugural race on the 1/7th-mile asphalt track located in the infield. Legends, Bandoleros, Go-Karts, Champ-Karts and Mini Cups will all compete on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31.

As for the next stock car event, the speedway will host the First Citizens 200 on Saturday, June 13. The event will include the Late Models, Chargers, Street Stocks, Pure Stock Fours, Mini Cup Stocks and Ford Flatheads.

For more information, please visit www.DillonMotorSpeedway.com. Follow Dillon Motor Speedway on Facebook and on Twitter, @DillonSpeedway. You may also call the race hotline at 843.496.4790.

Photo Credit: Hunter Thomas

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

Follow Hunter Thomas on Twitter by following, @HunterThomas08

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