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March 2, 2021 - Cory Hedgecock Racing Welcomes Austin Dillon and Corey LaJoie
NASCAR Racers to Compete in CHR Entries at the Bristol Dirt Nationals

With the inaugural Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway just a few weeks away, Cory Hedgecock Racing (CHR) is proud to announce that a pair of NASCAR Cup Series drivers, will be competing in CHR-prepared entries at the historic event.

Both Austin Dillon and Corey LaJoie will be tackling the famed, half- mile oval March 15 – 20, 2021 in Crate Late Models fielded by the CHR stable. <<MORE>>

February 6, 2021 - Hedgecock marches to podium finish in Winter Nationals opener at East Bay
On Thursday evening, Cory Hedgecock returned to The Sunshine State to take part in the opening round of the Winter Nationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Fla.). Drawing a stout field of 78 Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series entries, Hedgecock came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a third place finish before getting in a tangle in his B-Main. Relying on a provisional into the opening night feature, Cory advanced through the field 22 spots in the 30-lapper to register an impressive third-place finish, trailing Mark Whitener and Kyle Lukon across the line with Ashton Winger and Kyle Hardy rounding out the Top-5. (Brian McLeod photo | Dirt Scenes)

For another $2,500-to-win A-Main on Friday night, Cory fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a third place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Streaking to a 10-lap consolation victory, Hedgecock locked into the 18th-starting position for the feature. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Cory passed 11 cars in the 30-lap affair to finish seventh.

On Saturday afternoon, Hedgecock followed up a fourth place finish in his heat with a consolation win. Starting the $5,000-to-win finale in 20th, Cory made the wrong tire decision in the 50-lapper that saw him pull off early with four laps remaining. He was credited with an 18th-place outing.

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

January 30, 2021 - Sixth place finish in Cabin Fever at Boyd's Speedway
On Saturday afternoon, Cory Hedgecock was one of 43 Valvoline Iron-Man Racing Series entries on hand at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) for the annual Cabin Fever. Locking the Top 3 qualifiers from each group into the $4,000-to-win A-Main, Hedgecock posted the third fastest lap in his group, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid. Losing one spot in the 40-lap affair, Cory notched a sixth-place finish. (Josh James Artwork)

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

January 16, 2021 - Pair of Top-5 finishes in Sunshine Nationals at Volusia
Cory Hedgecock made the trek to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) on Thursday afternoon piloting his VooDoo Technology No. 23 Late Model for the Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series sanctioned weekend. Drawing a stout field off 55 Late Models for the DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals, Hedgecock laid down the second fastest lap in his time trial group before placing second in his heat behind John Baker. Starting the opening night feature in 10th, Cory muscled forward five spots in the 25-lapper to register a fifth-place finish behind Michael Page, Mack McCarter, Mark Whitener, and Kyle Bronson.

Returning on Saturday after persistent rain wiped Friday night’s program, Cory passed five cars in his eight-lap heat to place third. Earning the 13th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win finale, Hedgecock gained nine spots to cross the line in fourth, but after post-race inspection found an illegal part on the winner, Cory was elevated to third. He trailed Kyle Bronson and Mack McCarter across the line with Jason Welshan and Joseph Joiner rounding out the Top-5. (Rich LaBrier photo | Dirtman Photography)

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

January 2, 2021 - Rough track bounces Hedgecock from contention in Hangover at 411
Saturday afternoon saw Cory Hedgecock kick off his 2021 season at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) for the 11th annual Hangover. In a field of 28 cars, Hedgecock topped the speed charts in time trials, locking him on the pole for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. After setting the pace for the first 13 circuits, Cory surrendered the top spot on a lap-14 restart before hitting a rut on the track that sent him pitside. He ended up pulling off early on lap 20. (Thomas Hendrickson photo)

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

December 23, 2020 - Hedgecock ends 2020 season with 11 wins
With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting several of his planned races during the 2020 season, Cory Hedgecock competed in a total of 58 events behind the wheel of his Eagle Racing Engines No. 23 Late Model. He amassed 11 wins, 28 Top-5 finishes, and 38 Top-10 outings.

November 28, 2020 - Hedgecock notches runner-up finish in Leftover at 411
On Saturday afternoon Cory Hedgecock visited 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) to compete in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the fifth annual Leftover. In a stout field of 52 Iron-Man Racing Series entries, Hedgecock secured his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the fastest lap in his time trial group. Starting in second, Cory blasted ahead of polesitter Robby Moses on the opening lap and paced the field for the opening 17 circuits. With Jimmy Owens wrestling away the top spot on lap 18, Hedgecock went on to place second behind Owens with Randy Weaver, Dustin Linville, and Mike Marlar rounding out the Top-5. (Josh James Artwork)
 
Drawing 49 Crate Late Models, Cory timed in sixth fastest overall in qualifying, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the main event. With $1,500 on the line, Hedgecock faded two spots in the 25-lapper to place eighth.

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

November 14, 2020 - Sixth place finish in Late Model Championship at Bulls Gap
Cory Hedgecock was one of 73 American Crate All-Star Series entries crammed into the pit area on Friday night at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tenn.) for the two-day Crate Late Model National Championship. After getting behind the eight-ball in time trials, Hedgecock logged an eighth place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking in the Top 2, Cory fell short with a sixth place outing.

The following night, Cory came in fifth fastest in his qualifying group before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the $15,000-to-win Crate Late Model National Championship in fourth, Hedgecock was up to second early in the 100-lapper but faded after the lap-50 fuel to stop place sixth. (Michael Boggs Photography)

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

October 31, 2020 - Topless Outlaw triumph at Boyd's lifts Hedgecock's 2020 win tally to 11
Friday night saw Cory Hedgecock claim his fifth Topless Outlaws Dirt Late Model Series win of the season. It was the eleventh overall triumph of 2020 for the chauffer of the E-Z-GO No. 23 Pace Performance/ Budget Transmissions/ Rocket Chassis/ Eagle Racing Engine Late Model.

“It’s great to be back in Victory Lane at Boyd’s,” Hedgecock said. “It was a good night. We had a fast car, was able to get the lead early and never looked back. As always, a big thanks goes out to all of my family, crew, fans, and sponsors for their relentless support.”

Cory Hedgecock invaded Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Ga. Friday night for the first of two Topless Outlaws Dirt Late Model Series events over the weekend. Topping the 26-car field in time trials, Hedgecock locked into the second-starting position for the main event.

Zooming past polesitter Chase King on the fourth lap, Cory led the remaining distance of the 40-lapper to secure his 11th victory of the season and fifth Topless Outlaws triumph of 2020. Finishing ahead of Chase King, Randy Weaver, Ronnie Johnson, and Jadon Frame, Hedgecock pocketed $2,500.

The following night at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tenn. for the Halloween Spooktacular, Hedgecock laid down the third fastest time in his group, which positioned him fifth on the starting grid for the $5,100-to-win A-Main.

Challenging race-long pacesetter Randy Weaver late in the 51-lap affair, Cory came up short to place second behind Weaver. Chase King, Ronnie Johnson, and Kenny Collins rounded out the Top-5.

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

October 25, 2020 - Hedgecock falls short in Powell Memorial at All-Tech
On Friday afternoon Cory Hedgecock made the trip to All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) to take part in the 25th annual Powell Memorial. Drawing a stout field of 70 Late Models for the two-day event, Hedgecock secured his spot into the main event on Saturday night with a 10-lap heat race victory.

After Mother Nature shifted the $25,000-to-win finale to Sunday afternoon, Cory was up to second early and began challenging race-leader Mark Whitener by lap 25. Making an attempt to nose ahead of Whitener on the high-side following a lap-48 restart, Hedgecock made contact with the wall that saw him retire from competition. He was credited with an 17th place outing.

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