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November 18, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Apparel Now On Sale; Clearance Special Ongoing!
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November 18, 2017 - Hedgecock Victorious in Limited Late Model at Boyd's Speedway
1Cory Hedgecock visited Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Saturday night competing in a field of 19 Limited Late Models for the annual Gobbler. Timing in fastest overall in qualifying, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the main event. Jumping in the lead early, Cory Hedgecock coasted to his 28th win of the season topping Christian Hanger, Kevin Gibson, Jason Manley, and Justin Litchford at the finish line.

For more results from this event, please visit www.Boyd'sSpeedway.net.
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November 11, 2017 - Hedgecock Wins Steelhead Nationals at 411; Captures 100th Win of Career
1 Returning for the rescheduled Steelhead Nationals, Cory Hedgecock was one of 21 Steelhead Late Models signed in at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday night. Laying down the fastest time overall in qualifying, Cory earned the pole position for the main event. Leading wire-to-wire, Cory Hedgecock cruised to his 27th win of the season over Chase King, Jason Manley, Trevor Sise, and Pierce McCarter. The victory marked Hedgecock’s 100th career win. (Nv-UsPhoto.com)

For more results from this event, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

November 4, 2017 - Runner-up Finish in Crate Nationals at Volunteer Speedway
1Friday night found Cory Hedgecock in action at Southern Raceway (Milton, Florida) for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned Southern 100. With 34 Crate Late Models on hand, Hedgecock timed in sixth fastest time in his qualifying group. Needing a 4th place finish or better in his heat race to make the $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday, Cory slipped back to a 9th place outing sending him into the B-Main.

1Slated to start near the tail of the field, Hedgecock loaded up late Friday night and headed to Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) for the inaugural Crate Nationals on Saturday. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Dropping one spot in the 51-lap affair, Cory Hedgecock posted a 2nd place finish behind Logan Roberson with Jesse Lowe, Vic Hill, and Drew Kennedy completing the Top 5 finishers.

Cory remains out front in the NeSmith Chevrolet point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com and www.VolunteerSpeedway.com.

October 29, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Wins in Steelhead at Boyd's Speedway
1After Mother Nature shifted the program back a day, Cory Hedgecock traveled to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Sunday evening pulling double duty for the Craig Reece Memorial. Following the tenth fastest time in a field of 35 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock streaked to a heat race victory earning him the 10th-starting position for the feature. With $3,500 on the line, Cory jumped up one spot registering a 9th place finish.

1Laying down the fastest time overall in a field of 19 Steelhead Late Models, Hedgecock earned the position for the feature. Leading from wire-to-wire, Cory Hedgecock cruised to his 26th win of the season over Zach Pilcher, Justin Litchford, Kevin Gibson, and Andy Miller.

For more results from these events, please visit www.Boyd'sSpeedway.net.

October 21, 2017 - Hedgecock Visits Volunteer Speedway for Local Show
1Cory Hedgecock made the short trip to Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) on Saturday night competing in the Steelhead Late Model division. Timing in third fastest in qualifying, Cory earned the 3rd-starting position for the A-Main. After running in a podium spot the entire race, Hedgecock made hard contact with the wall on the final lap that dropped him back to a 5th place finish behind Jason Cardwell, Chase King, Trevor Sise, and Ryan King.

For more results from this event, please visit www.VolunteerSpeedway.com.

October 14, 2017 - Top 5 Finish With NeSmith Series at Talledega
1On Friday night Cory Hedgecock returned with the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the NASCAR Weekend. With 42 Crate Late Models on hand for the two-day event, Hedgecock secured his spot into the opening night feature with the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group. Starting in 8th, Cory improved four spots in the 40-lapper registering a 4th place finish behind Riley Hickman, Ronnie Johnson, and Cruz Skinner with John Owenby coming in 5th.

1The following night in a field of 41 cars, Hedgecock slipped back to the sixth fastest time in his group sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 7 into the $2,500-to-win A-Main, Cory coasted to a 15-lap consolation victory positioning him 10th on the starting grid for the feature. Gaining two spots in the 50-lap affair, Cory Hedgecock notched an 8th place finish. (Bruce Carroll photo)

Cory continues to lead the NeSmith Chevrolet point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

October 7, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Visits Oglethorpe for NeSmith Doubleheader
1After Friday’s portion was postponed to Saturday, Cory Hedgecock was one of 30 Crate Late Models signed in at Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Pooler, Georgia) for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned doubleheader. Timing in fourth fastest in his qualifying group, Cory locked into the 7th-starting position for the $2,000-to-win opener. Breaking into the Top 5, Hedgecock jumped up two spots to place 5th behind Garrett Shurling, Jordan Feider, Ronnie Johnson, and Joshua Bishop.

Later on Saturday evening for the second round of the Showdown in Savannah, Hedgecock slipped back to the tenth fastest time in his qualifying group transferring him into the B-Main. Reeling in a 4th place finish, Cory earned the 17th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win finale. Improving six positions in the 40-lap affair, Cory Hedgecock recorded a 11th place outing.

Cory remains leading the NeSmith Chevrolet point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

September 30, 2017 - Hedgecock Ruled King at North Alabama Speedway
1 Friday night brought Cory Hedgecock to North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Alabama) for the two-day NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned program. Drawing 28 Crate Late Models for the inaugural King of the Crate 60, Cory locked his spot into the A-Main on Saturday evening with a heat race victory. Rolling off 2nd, Hedgecock overtook pole-starter Jeremy Shaw on a restart in the opening laps. Slicing through lap-traffic late in the race, Cory held off a hard-charging Jake Knowles in the final circuits to capture his 25th win of the season and a $5,000 payday. Knowles, Ronnie Johnson, Grant Garrison, and Greg Wilhite rounded out the Top 5 finishers in to the 60-lap affair.

Cory remains leading the NeSmith Chevrolet point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

September 23, 2017 - Runner-up Finish in Alabama State Championships
1Cory Hedgecock traveled to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on Saturday night pulling double duty in the Crate and Limited Late Model divisions for the 46th annual Alabama State Championships. With a stout field of 47 Crate Late Models on hand, Hedgecock secured his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the third fastest time in his qualifying group. Rolling off 4th for the A-Main, Cory improved two spots in the 50-lap affair registering a 2nd place finish behind Mark Whitener with Chase Edge, Andrew Cole, and Rick Culpepper completing the Top 5 finishers.

In the Limited Late Model ranks, Cory logged the tenth fastest time in his qualifying group sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 4 into the show, Hedgecock landed a 2nd place finish behind Kitt Sealy positioning him 20th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Losing one spot in the 50-lapper, Cory Hedgecock posted a 21st place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

September 19, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Will Use the Month of October to Bring Awareness to Breast Cancer
Breast cancer directly and indirectly impacts millions of people in our great country each year. More than 300,000 new individuals are diagnosed with the vicious disease each year.

Odds are pretty good as you are reading this, you are nodding along that it has either impacted you or someone you know.

For the month of October, Cory Hedgecock is going to use his Cushman #23 Valley Transport/ Rocket Chassis XR1 Crate Late Model to bring awareness to the battle against breast cancer.

The team will have a place on their familiar #23 where names will be listed of people who are fighting breast cancer or have lost their lives in the battle.

“My team and I wanted to do something positive to bring additional breast cancer awareness to the racing community,” Hedgecock said. “It seems like every day you learn that someone you know is being impacted by breast cancer, and I just want to do what I can to salute these brave folks and to bring more awareness to the battle.”

To submit a name to be included on the car, please visit www.CoryHedgecock23.com and click on the banner near the top of the homepage. This will open an e-mail to Cory’s mom, Jennifer. Please submit the name to this address or you may directly e-mail her at JenniferHedgecock@gmail.com .

September 16, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Visits VMS for FASTRAK World Championship
1On Saturday night Cory Hedgecock was one of 71 Crate Late Models signed in at Virginia Motor Speedway (Jamaica, Virginia) for the FASTRAK Racing Series sanctioned World Championship. Sending the Top 2 out of the heats and into the main event, Hedgecock slipped back to a 6th place outing giving him one more chance at the $20,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Needing the place in the Top 2 to make the show, Cory dropped back to a 13th place finish ending his night early.

For more results from this event, please visit www.FastrakRacing.com.

September 9, 2017 - Hedgecock Wins in Steelhead at 411 Motor Speedway
1After both of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned events slated for Friday and Saturday were postponed, Cory Hedgecock visited 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday night competing in the Steelhead Late Model division. Following the third fastest lap in qualifying, Cory outran the 15-car field in the 30-lap feature to record his 24th win of the season. Jason Cardwell, Chase King, Trevor Sise, and Michael Courtney completed the Top 5 finishers. (Nv-UsPhoto.com)

For more results from this event, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

September 3, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Wraps Up 525 Series at Dixie and Rome
1Kicking off the Labor Day weekend, Cory Hedgecock visited Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday evening for the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series sanctioned opener. Timing in eleventh fastest in a field of 23 cars, Hedgecock locked into the 11th-starting position for the Down in Dixie 30 A-Main. Losing ten spots in the 30-lapper, Cory slipped back to a 21st place outing.

Saturday night the series wrapped up at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) for the Hoosier Race Tire South 100. Earning the 22nd-starting spot for the $10,000-to-win feature via preliminary events, Hedgecock passed six cars in the 100-lap affair to place 16th.

Cory finished fifth in the Chevrolet Performance standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

August 26, 2017 - Hedgecock Victorious at Smoky Mountain Speedway
1Cory Hedgecock traveled to Crossville Speedway (Crossville, Tennessee) on Friday evening battling in a field of 17 Crate Late Models. Recording the exact same time as Jesse Lowe in qualifying, Hedgecock received the 2nd-starting position for the A-Main. Battling with Lowe for the top spot in the caution-plagued feature, Cory held on to a 2nd place finish behind Jesse Lowe with Jordan Horton, Christian Hanger, and Deke Waters completing the Top 5 finishers.

1The following night competing in the Crate Late Model ranks at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee), Hedgecock outran the field in the feature to capture the $1,000 payday and his 23rd win of the season. Kyle Courtney, Jimmy Elliott, Bradley Lewelling, and Jason Melton rounded out the Top 5.

For more results from these events, please visit www.CrossvilleSpeedway.com and www.SmokyMountainSpeedway.com.

August 17, 2017 - Podium Finish in Crate Late Model at Volunteer Speedway
1Thursday night found Cory Hedgecock competing in Crate Late Model ranks at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) for the 13th annual Scorcher. Laying down the fastest time overall in a field of 24 cars, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the A-Main. Losing two spots in the 30-lap affair, Hedgecock slipped back to a 3rd place finish behind Ross White and Rusty Ballenger with Jason Trammell and Logan Roberson completing the Top 5 finishers.

For more results from this event, please visit www.VolunteerSpeedway.com.

August 5, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Hangs on Top 10 Finish at I-75 Raceway
1Powering the VooDoo Technology #23 Crate Late Model, Cory Hedgecock visited I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Earning the pole position for the feature via preliminary events, Hedgecock slipped back to an 8th place finish when the checkered flag flew.

For more results from this event, please visit www.I75Raceway.com.

August 5, 2017 - Hedgecock Tops Chevy 525 Field at 411 Motor Speedway
1After Friday night’s program was washed out by Mother Nature, Cory Hedgecock headed to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday night for the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series sanctioned contest. With 17 cars on hand for the Chevy Thunder Nationals, Hedgecock secured the pole position for the feature after laying down the fastest time overall in qualifying. Leading flag-to-flag, Cory Hedgecock cruised to his 22nd win of the season and a $3,000 payday in the 50-lapper. Michael Page, Jake Knowles, Austin Smith, and Oliver Gentry completed the Top 5 finishers. (Nv-UsPhoto.com)

Cory is currently second in the Chevrolet Performance standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

July 29, 2017 - Three Win-Week For Cory Hedgecock
1Monday night saw Cory Hedgecock visit Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) competing in a field of 23 Crate Late Models. Following the fastest time overall in qualifying, Cory coasted to a heat race win positioning him on the pole for the feature. Leading wire-to-wire, Hedgecock streaked to his nineteenth win of the season over John Owenby, Chip Brindle, Sam Seawright, and Grant Pearl. He was awarded a $1,200 payday for his efforts.

1Thursday night brought Cory to Crossville Speedway (Crossville, Tennessee) running in Super and Steelhead Late Model divisions. With 15 Supers signed in for the Schaeffer Oil Southern National Series sanctioned event, Hedgecock posted a 7th place finish in his heat race earning him the 11th-starting position for the $3,500-to-win A-Main. Losing four spots in the 35-lapper, Cory registered a 15th place outing.

1In the Steelhead ranks, Cory held off the field late in the race to pick up his 20th win of the season over Ryan King, Chase King, Josh Henry, and Layne Clifton.  

Following a rainout on Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee), Hedgecock stopped at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) on Saturday evening. Earning the pole position for the feature via qualifying, Cory outran the 17-car field capturing his 21st win of the year topping Ryan King, Jordan Rodabaugh, Paul Tims, and Barry Goodman at the finish line.

For more results from these events, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net, www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com, www.CrossvilleSpeedway.com, and www.I75Raceway.com.

July 22, 2017 - Hedgecock Bags Two-Win Weekend at Volunteer and I-75
1Pulling double duty in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks, Cory Hedgecock returned to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Tuesday night for the Southern Nationals Series sanctioned event. Drawing 29 cars for the third stop of the tour, Hedgecock timed eleventh fastest in his group earning him the 5th-starting position for his heat race. Needing to place in the Top 4 to make the $3,500-to-win A-Main, Cory fell one spot short with a 5th place outing.

1Following the second fastest time overall in a field of 18 Crate Late Models, Cory Hedgecock topped the field in the 20-lap feature picking his sixteenth win of the season and a $1,200 payday. Jason Welshan, Ross White, Gregg Martin, and Jesse Lowe completed the Top 5 finishers.

1On Friday night Cory visited Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) powering both his Crate and Steelhead Late Model for the regular night of racing. Earning the pole position for the Crate Late Model feature after timing in fastest overall, Hedgecock dominated the 30-lap feature en route to his seventeenth win of the season over Ross White, Forrest Trent, Kyle Courtney, and Mack McCarter. In the Steelhead division, Hedgecock jumped up three spots in the A-Main notching a runner-up finish behind Chase King with Jason Cardwell, Trevor Sise, and Jason Trammell completing the Top 5 finishers.

1The following night brought Cory to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) piloting the Stanley and Sharon Shadden owned #9 Steelhead Late Model. After timing in fastest overall in qualifying, Hedgecock coasted to his eighteenth win of the season in the 25-lap feature topping Brad Coffey, Jordan Rodabaugh, Michael Courtney, and Johnny Ridings at the finish line.

For more results from these events, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net, www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com, www.VolunteerSpeedway.com, and www.I75Raceway.com.

July 15, 2017 - Hedgecock Suffers Flat Tire While Leading at 411
1Powering the Cushman #09 Steelhead Late Model, Cory Hedgecock traveled to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Timing in second fastest overall in a field of 22 cars, Hedgecock earned a front-row starting position for the feature alongside Chase King. Suffering a flat left-rear tire on the second lap while leading, Hedgecock was forced pitside bringing an early end to his night.

For more results from this event, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

July 8, 2017 - Pair of Podium Finishes at Volunteer Speedway
1Competing with the United Crate Racing Alliance (UCRA), Cory Hedgecock visited Crossville Raceway (Crossville, Tennessee) on Friday night for the $2,500 top prize. After taking part in qualifying in a field of 28 Crate Late Models, Cory was a scratch from the 40-lap feature.

1On Saturday night Hedgecock stopped at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) competing in both his Crate and Steelhead Late Model. Following the fourth fastest time in the Steelhead division, Cory notched a 3rd place finish in the feature trailing Trevor Size and Chase King across the finish line with Jason Cardwell and Layne Clifton completing the Top 5 finishers.

In the 30-lap Crate Late Model feature, Cory Hedgecock reeled in a runner-up finish behind Ross White with Tim Byrd, Gary Crittenden, and Josh Henry rounding out the Top 5.

For full results from these events, please visit www.UCRARacing.com and www.VolunteerSpeedway.com.

July 3, 2017 - Hedgecock Victorious in NeSmith Stop at Talladega Short Track
1After Mother Nature postponed the weekend opener at ECM Speedway (Bremen, Alabama), Cory Hedgecock made the trip to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on Sunday for the opening night of the Salute to America Nationals. Drawing 37 Crate Late Models for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series event, Hedgecock timed in second fastest overall in qualifying locking him on the front row for the feature. After running into the Top 5 early, Cory made the decision to head pitside after lap 36 as track conditions continued to get worse. He was credited with a 14th place outing.

1Monday night brought Hedgecock to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) to compete with a field of 38 NeSmith Crate Late Models. Laying down the fifth fastest time overall, Cory earned the 5th-starting position for the feature. Topping the field by more than two seconds, Cory Hedgecock stormed to his fifteenth win of the year and a $2,000 payday. Jake Knowles, Brad Berry, Austin Horton, and Jimmy Elliott completed the Top 5 finishers.

Cory remains leading the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

June 24, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Wins in New Steelhead Late Model at 411
1Trying to get his new Steelhead Late Model dialed in, Cory Hedgecock visited 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday for the regular night of racing.  Timing in fourth fastest in a field of 15 cars, Hedgecock earned the 4th-starting spot for the feature. Pacing his way to the front, Hedgecock overtook the lead on lap 19 and never let go in the remaining circuits, capturing his fourteenth win of the season over Eddie King Jr., Jason Cardwell, Chase King, and John Henry.  

For full results from these events, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

June 10, 2017 - Hedgecock Dominant in J.T. Kerr Memorial at 411 Motor Speedway For Second Year In-A-Row
1Cory Hedgecock was back in action with the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Friday kicking off the two-night affair in The Volunteer State. In a field of 20 cars at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee), Hedgecock timed in third fastest in qualifying positioning him 3rd on the starting grid for the feature. Battling for a $2,000 payday, Cory led the opening 32 laps but settled with a 2nd place finish when the checkered the flag flew trailing Jesse Lowe across the finish line with Colton Horner, Walker Arthur, and Logan Roberson completing the Top 5 finishers.

1The following night with 24 entries on hand at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) for the J.T. Kerr Memorial, Hedgecock posted the fastest time overall in time trials locking him into the pole position for the A-Main. Taking control of the lead on the opening lap, Cory led the following 39 circuits capturing his thirteen win of the season over Jimmy Elliott, Rusty Ballenger, Shep Lucas, and Matt Henderson. Hedgecock pocketed a $4,000 payday for his dominant performance in the feature honoring the late East Tennessee racer. (Wells Racing Photography)

Running in the Steelhead division during the same night, Hedgecock followed up the fifth fastest time in qualifying with a 3rd place finish in the feature behind Chase King and Jason Caldwell with Trevor Sise and Ruben Mayfield rounding out the Top 5.  

Cory remains out front in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

June 3, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Sweeps Dixie Doubleheader Nationals
1Pulling double duty for the Dixie Doubleheader Nationals, Cory Hedgecock invaded to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday night for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series event and the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series sanctioned contest. Laying down the fastest time overall in both classes in qualifying, Hedgecock earned the pole position for both features. Battling for the $2,500-to-win School’s Out Bash, Cory took the lead on the drop of the green flag and never let go, capturing his eleventh win of the season. (Kevin Prater photos)

1For the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series, Hedgecock took over the lead on the opening lap and held on for all 50 circuits, reeling in his twelfth win on the year and a $3,000 payday. After the race, Cory stated "The car was awesome. This thing I think was better than the 604 car, something was going wrong in the motor. Not sure if it wasn't knocking a bearing out or something. I couldn't see even it was vibrating so hard going down the straightaway. Not sure if it wasn't trying to pitch the driveshaft out or (if it was) the motor. It was just not happy. I just kept counting the laps down, saying let's get to 50.”

Cory continues to lead the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point standings and is just a few markers out of the lead in the second position in the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com and www.525SuperSeries.com.

May 29, 2017 - Podium Finish in Crate Nationals at Whynot; Salvages Top 10 Finish in Crate at Volunteer Speedway
1On Friday night Cory Hedgecock returned with the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series for the two-day event at Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi). With 38 cars on hand for the Southern Crate Late Nationals, Hedgecock laid down the second fastest time in his qualifying group before charging to a heat race win locking him into the $5,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday evening. Rolling off 3rd, Cory battled for a podium spot throughout the 75-lapper, eventually coming home 2nd behind Kyle Bronson with Spencer Hughes, Jamey Boland, and Jim McDuffie completing the Top 5 finishers.

Sunday’s NeSmith sanctioned program at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) was cancelled due to the weather.

1Monday night brought Hedgecock to Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) competing in his Crate Late Model in a field of 28 cars. Battling with Anthony White for the lead in the feature, Hedgecock and White made contact while sliding into a turn, sending them both into the wall. Rejoining the field from the tail after exchanging his flat-tire, Cory wheeled his way up to a 7th place outing in the remaining laps.

Cory remains in first in the NeSmith point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com and www.VolunteerSpeedway.com.

May 20, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Goes 4-for-4 at I-75 Raceway
1Cory Hedgecock traveled to Crossville Speedway (Crossville, Tennessee) on Friday night for the Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals sanctioned program. With 23 Super Late Models registered in for the $4,000-to-win A-Main, Hedgecock rolled off deep in the field for the feature and was able to work his way up to a 17th place outing in the 40-lapper.

1The following night Cory stopped at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) debuting in his brand new XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model. In a field of 11 cars, Hedgecock charged to his fourth straight win at the I-75 from the 4th-starting position topping Brad Coffey, Ryan Tims, Johnny Ridings, and Paul Tims at the finish line. This win marked his tenth overall on the season.

For more results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com/spring_index.html and www.I75Raceway.com.

May 13, 2017 - Hedgecock Returns to I-75 Raceway's Victory Lane
1Saturday night brought Cory Hedgecock to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) competing in a field of 11 Limited Late Models. Earning the pole position for the feature via preliminary events, Hedgecock paced his way through the field picking up his ninth win of the season topping Sammie Russell, Andy Pickelsimer, Benjy Shaw, and Johnny Ridings at the finish line. (Eric Gano photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.I75Raceway.com.

May 6, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Stays Red Hot; Wins at Talladega Short Track
1After losing Friday’s $2,500-to-win opener to the rain, Cory Hedgecock returned to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Saturday pulling double duty in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series and the Southern All Star Series. Laying down fastest time overall in a stout field of 52 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock earned the 2nd-starting position for the feature. Dropping back into 3rd early, Hedgecock inherited his starting spot back after the leaders got tangled up battling for the top spot. Waiting patiently to take over the lead, Cory jumped out in front after race-leader broke cruising to his eighth win of the season over Adam Cummings, Riley Hickman, Cruz Skinner, and Greg Martin. He was awarded a $2,500 payday for his triumph in the 50-lap A-Main.

1In the Super Late Model ranks, Hedgecock timed in second fastest in his group putting him on the second row for the feature. After battling for a podium spot throughout the A-Main, Cory dropped back to 4th after getting slammed into the wall by another competitor. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish, Hedgecock limped to a solid 4th place finish behind Brandon Overton, Dale McDowell, and Dallas Cooper with Todd Morrow coming in 5th.

For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com and www.SASDirt.com.

April 29, 2017 - Hedgecock Wins at I-75 Raceway; Runner-up Finish at CMS
1Preparing for the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series sanctioned event on Saturday night, Cory Hedgecock traveled to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) on Friday behind the wheel of the Stanley and Andy Shadden owned #9 525 Late Model for the regular night of racing. Timing in fastest overall in a field of 12 cars, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead early, Cory Hedgecock streaked to his seventh win of the season over Eddie King Jr., Kyle Courtney, Beau Bice, and Barry Anderson.

1The following night Hedgecock was one of 22 Chevrolet Performance Super Late Models signed in at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Recording the third fastest lap in time trials, Hedgecock earned the 3rd-starting position for the main event. Moving up one spot in the 50-lap affair, Cory Hedgecock notched a 2nd place finish behind Travis Pennington with Tyler Crowder, Jake Knowles, and Devin Dixon rounding out the Top 5.

For more results from these events, please visit www.I75Raceway.com and www.NeSmithRacing.com.

April 15, 2017 - Bad Luck for Hedgecock in Chevy 525 Series A-Main at Boyd's
1On Saturday evening Cory Hedgecock headed to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) for the second stop with the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series. Registering the fastest time overall in a field of 25 cars, Cory earned the pole position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. After swapping back and forth for the lead throughout the feature, Hedgecock ran into mechanical issues on lap 38 forcing him to pull in. He was credited with a 20th place outing.

For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

April 8, 2017 - Hedgecock Charges to Win #6 at Greenville Speedway
1 Competing in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series opening weekend, Cory Hedgecock traveled to Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on Friday for the two-day Rumble on the Gumbo. Drawing 33 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock qualified eighth fastest in time trials placing him 8th on the starting rundown for the opening night feature. Wheeling his way into a podium finish, Cory improved five positions in the 40-lapper scoring a 3rd place spot behind Greg Fore and Chase Washington with Cody Smith and Peter Hazzard completing the Top 5.

1On Saturday in another field of 33 cars, Cory blistered down the fastest time overall in qualifying putting him on the pole for the 50-lap main event. Pacing his way through the race with a comfortable lead, Hedgecock held off a late-race charge in the closing laps to capture his sixth win of the season over Brandon Williams, Joseph Joiner, Peter Hazzard, and Chase Washington. Cory was awarded a $2,500 payday for his triumph in the A-Main. (Nv-UsPhoto)

For more results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

March 25, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Continues White Hot Start with UCRA Win at I-75 Raceway
1On Saturday night Cory Hedgecock headed to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) for the United Crate Racing Alliance (UCRA) sanctioned contest. With 25 cars signed in for the Spring Loaded 40, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the main event after timing in fastest overall in qualifying. Leading flag-to-flag, Cory Hedgecock cruised to his fifth victory of the season in the 40-lapper topping Jason Manley, Kyle Courtney, Jason Welshan, and Jesse Lowe. Hedgecock pocketed a $2,500 payday for his dominant performance in the A-Main.

For more results from this event, please visit www.UCRARacing.com.

March 18, 2017 - Hedgecock Returns to Victory Lane in 525 Series at 411
1Piloting the Stanley and Andy Shadden owned #9 Late Model, Cory Hedgecock visited 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday night for the season-opener in the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series. Laying down the fastest time overall in a field of 26 entries, Hedgecock earned the pole position for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Cory led all 50-laps en route to his fourth win of the season over Devin Dixon, Brandon Williams, Ross Martin, and Zach Pilcher. Hedgecock pocketed a $3,000 payday for his dominant performance in the feature.  (Wells Racing Photography)

For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

March 4, 2017 - Top 10 Finish for Hedgecock in Bama Bash at EAMS
1Cory Hedgecock invaded East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on Friday night for the two-day Bama Bash. In a field of 26 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock followed up the ninth fastest time in qualifying with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the $4,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday evening, Hedgecock swap back and forth for the lead several times in the 40-lapper but fell back late in the race. Following a late-race restart that caused a heated battle up front, Cory played it safe and slipped back to a 7th place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

February 25, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Scores Third Straight Feature Victory
1Behind the wheel of the VooDoo Technology #23 entry, Cory Hedgecock traveled to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday for the annual Frostbuster. Competing in both his Super and Crate Late Model, Hedgecock earned a front-row starting spot for the $1,500-to-win Crate feature after coming in second fastest in qualifying behind Jason Manley. Grabbing the top spot on the drop of the green flag, Cory jumped into a comfortable lead by fifth lap. Holding off a few challengers near the midway point, Cory charged to his third victory of the season in as many starts with Manley, Rusty Ballenger, Forrest Trent, and Jesse Lowe competing the Top 5 finishers.

1In the Super Late Model division, Hedgecock earned the 4th-starting spot for the feature after timing fourth fastest in a field of 27 cars. Working his way into a podium position early, Cory suffered a broken lift bar in the final 5 laps of the A-Main bringing his day to an early end.

For more results from this event, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

February 4, 2017 - Cory Hedgecock Goes 2-for-2 at East Alabama
1 On Saturday Cory Hedgecock entered the NeSmith RockAuto.com Winter Shootout sanctioned event at East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) trying to capture his second win in as many starts. With 22 Crate Late Models signed in for the Groundhog Classic, Hedgecock failed to lock his spot into the show via qualifying with the 9th fastest time. Storming to a consolation win, Cory earned the 7th-starting position for the main event. Taking only six laps to get to the front, Cory Hedgecock wheeled his Cushman #23 Rocket Chassis to its second victory of the season topping Chase Edge, Ashton Winger, Montana Dudley, and Forrest Trent at the finish line. (Eric Gano photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

January 28, 2017 - Hedgecock Begins 2017 Season with Crate Late Model Victory at Boyd's
1Cory Hedgecock opened the 2017 season on Saturday night at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) for the annual Cabin Fever 40. Competing in a field of 47 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock posted the 2nd fastest time overall in qualifying putting him on the front row for the main event. Waiting for the right time to make his move to the front, Hedgecock slipped by race-leader Kyle Courtney near the half-way point of the 25-lapper to secure the top spot. Slicing his way through lap-traffic to hold the remaining field, Cory Hedgecock charged to his first victory of the season over Courtney, Lamar Scoggins, Chip Brindle, and Riley Hickman.

For more results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

January 10, 2017 - Vote for Cory Hedgecock in Search for a Champion Contest
1The polls for the 2017 Search for a Champion Contest remain open until February 2nd, 2017. Please visit the link attached and get your votes in for Cory daily! <<Click Here>>

December 6, 2016 - Hedgecock Wraps Up 2016 Season with 20 Wins
Competing in a total of 68 events throughout the 2016 season, Cory Hedgecock reeled in 20 overall victories. With the weather affecting only five of his scheduled dates, Hedgecock posted 49 Top 10 finishes and 42 Top 5 outings. Cory also clinched the 2016 NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series National Champion along with Cruise with the Champions Rookie of the Year.

November 30, 2016 - Cory Hedgecock Giving Back to Gatlinburg
1 Loudon, Tennessee (11/30/16) – While Cory Hedgecock completed a dream season over the weekend by officially claiming the 2016 NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series Championship in his SmithBilt Homes #23 Transport One/ Rocket Chassis, the Tennessee racer couldn’t truly enjoy the moment as he worried about his friends and family back in East Tennessee.

“These fires that are raging through East Tennessee are affecting so many people, and it’s just heartbreaking to see,” commented Hedgecock. “It’s a truly helpless feeling seeing so many great people losing so much. While I can’t do anything about the fires, I want to do my part to help with the rebuilding.”

To show support for those, who have lost so much in these tragic fires, Cory Hedgecock will be donating 100% of his apparel sales from now until January 1, 2017. Any item purchased via www.CoryHedgecock23.com will go to SmartBank for the Gatlinburg Fire Relief Fund.

“I feel like it’s the least I can do to help these families in need,” said Cory. “I challenge my fellow racers to do whatever they can to help as well. So many great folks need so much help right now.”

To purchase merchandise from Cory Hedgecock, please visit the Apparel page at www.CoryHedgecock23.com and make a purchase between now and January 1, 2017.

Cory Hedgecock would like to thank all of his sponsors, which include Eagle Racing Engines, K&P Used Cars, SmithBilt Homes, Transport One, Sweet Trucking Co., Brucebilt Performance, VooDoo Technology, MikeAndGina.biz Automotive Specialist, Timeless Memories Photography, Rebel Diesel Performance, Keyser Manufacturing, Hoosier Racing Tires, CFYA, Valley Outdoor Services, ET Motorgear, Fastlane Signs & Graphics, Renegade Reach, Wells Racing Photography, AutoXtend Community Car Car Center, Strange Oval Racing, High Velocity Heads, Manley Performance, Crowder Small Engines, Jesel Valve Train Innovation, Stealth Racing Carburetors, AFCO, QuickCar, Bicknell Racing Products, MSD Ignition, CV Products, Brodix Cylinder Heads, JE Pistons, Simpson Race Products, and MSRMafia.com Marketing Services. 

For more information on Cory Hedgecock, please visit the team’s official website at www.CoryHedgecock23.com as well as social media outlets at https://www.facebook.com/Cory-Hedgecock-Motorsports-166540363452544 and https://twitter.com/Hedgecock23


November 26, 2016 - Cory Attends Possum Town Grand Prix at the Mag; Crowned NeSmith National Championship and Rookie of the Year
1Wrapping up the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series season, Cory Hedgecock headed to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Friday for the two-day Possum Town Grand Prix. In a stout field of 66 Crate Late Models, Hedgecock followed up the 2nd fastest time in his qualifying group with a heat race victory. Earning the 2nd-starting spot for the $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night, Cory lost control and spun around on lap 12 sending him to the tail. Rejoining the field after a brief trip to the pits for quick repairs, Hedgecock battled back to a solid 10th place finish.

1Cory was also crowned the 2016 NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series National Champion along with Cruise with the Champions Rookie of the Year on Saturday evening.

For more results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

November 19, 2016 - Podium Finish for Hedgecock in the Gobbler at Boyd's
1Returning to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Friday night, Cory Hedgecock was one of 33 Crate Late Models signed in for the Gobbler. Following the 4th fastest time overall in qualifying, Hedgecock landed a runner-up finish in his heat locking his spot into the main event on Saturday night. Moving up one position in the feature, Cory notched a 3rd place finish behind John Owenby and Jamie Perry with Bryan Pritchard and Riley Hickman rounding out the Top 5.

For more results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

November 5, 2016 - Bad Luck for Hedgecock in National 100 at EAMS
1Running in the two-day National 100, Cory Hedgecock made the trip to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on Friday night for the unsanctioned weekend. With 42 Super Late Models signed in, Hedgecock was one of 16 cars in qualifying that locked themselves into the main event on Saturday night. Rolling off 3rd for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Hedgecock wheeled his way into the lead and looked to have the top spot locked until he suffered a broken radiator hose forcing him to pull off on the 23rd lap. (Chris McGuire Photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

October 29, 2016 - Cory Hedgecock Wins Reece Memorial at Boyd's
1Behind the wheel of the Brucebuilt Performance #23 Crate Late Model, Cory Hedgecock visited Boyd's Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Saturday night for the Craig Reece Memorial. Drawing 47 entries for unsanctioned event, Hedgecock earned the pole for the main event following fastest time overall in qualifying and a dash victory. After losing the lead in the early stages of the feature, Cory regained the top spot late in the 35-lapper to capture his 20th victory of the season and a $3,500 payday. Jeff Smith, Ronnie Johnson, Jimmy Elliott, and John Owenby completed the Top 5 finishers.

For more results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.