Garbo Secures Hickory Accoldades


HICKORY, N.C. — David Garbo Jr. found his way to victory lane Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway in the 100-lap Zloop Challenge for the Bojangles’ Late Models during WrenchRages Night at the Races.

Matt Piercy driver of the No. 25 started the 100-lap Zloop Challenge from the pole position, but was over taken by Austin McDaniel in the No. 12 on the first lap until the No. 95 of Michael Leavine and Jack Madrid in the No. 4 collided heading out of turn one on lap one. Piercy regained the lead on the restart and remained out front until lap 72 when the No. 8 driven by David Garbo Jr. took over the top spot.

McDaniel moved into second on lap 97, leaving Piercy to ride around third during the final laps. Garbo was the first to come to the finish line winning the fourth round of the Zloop Challenge and was followed by McDaniel, Piercy, the No. 43 of Jesse LeFevers and the No. 00 of Shane Lee.

Other winners of the evening included Casey Pierce in the Paramount KIA Limited Late Models, Ben Ebeling in the Strett Stocks, Jeremy Birch in the Gold King Super Trucks, Charlie Neill in the WrenchRags Renegades and Donn Fenn in the Classic Sportsmen Racing division.