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PHOTOS: 2016 Myrtle Beach 400 Week No. 1

PHOTOS: 2016 Myrtle Beach 400 Week No. 1

by November 13, 2016 0 comments

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Myrtle Beach Speedway hosted its first week of the 24th annual Myrtle Beach 400 on Friday and Saturday.

Gerald Benton kicked off the weekend by winning the Southeast Limited Late Model Challenger feature on Friday. On Saturday, Andrew Durham was the first driver to visit Victory Lane after winning the 40-lap Mini Stock feature. Hayes Goodson, driver of the No. 13 Florence-Darlington Technical College  Super Truck won the 100-lap feature after starting on the pole and making a late-race charge fore the victory. The final race of the weekend at the NASCAR-sanctioned track was the  100-lap Southeast Limited Late Model Pro feature that was won by Terry Evans.

Hunter Thomas was at the track covering the event. Below are the photos that he captured from throughout the day on Saturday.

 

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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