Hoffman Second at Tri-City; Wins at Paragon
Nick Hoffman made the last-minute decision to enter the Weekly Racing Series event at Tri-City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, Ill.) on Friday night.
Twenty-five DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers entered the program, and Nick qualified second, and then won his heat race to earn the second-starting spot for the 25-lap feature.
Starting second in the main event, Hoffman battled for the top spot throughout the feature before finishing second behind Mike Harrison with Tyler Nicely, Rick Conoyer, and Kenny Wallace rounding out the Top 5.
On Saturday night the action shifted to Paragon (Ind.) Speedway, where 17 Modifieds registered for battle. He set fast time in qualifications, and backed it up with a heat race win.
From the outside-front-row of the feature, Nick led all 20 laps of the feature to take the checkered flag by 1.973 seconds over Derek Groomer with Cole Falloway, Brayden Watson, and Jake Leitzman rounding out the Top 5.
Sunday evening found Nick at Adams County Speedway (Quincy, Ill.). With 23 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds in the pits, he swept the program for the second-straight night with fast time honors, a heat race win, and a victory in the 25-lap feature.
Nick's 22nd win of the season came ahead of Kenny Wallace, Austen Becerra, Dave Wietholder, and Mike Vanderiet Jr.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.TriCitySpeedway.net and www.ParagonSpeedway.com.