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Lockemy Earns First Win In Celebrity Race At Dillon Motor Speedway

07/22/2014 By Hunter Thomas

Dan E. Lockemy Donated Winnings To Darlington Raceway Charity Program
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Dillon, S.C. (July 22, 2014): Dillon Motor Speedway hosted the inaugural Necktie Invitational Celebrity Street Stock Race, as well as the Super Trucks, Chargers, Street Stocks and Pure Stock Fours on Saturday, July 19.

Dan E. Lockemy, co-host of That’s Racing on Eagle 92.9 defeated Darlington Raceway President, Chip Wile in a four-lap shootout to capture the win in the Necktie Invitational Celebrity Street Stock Race. The event featured 10 Pee Dee area dignitaries in an elimination-formatted event. Lockemy donated his winnings to Darlington Shares, a charity operated by Darlington Raceway that benefits the community.

Bryan Blackwell took the checkered flag in the Super Truck division to capture his second win of the season. Kevin Parsons finished second, followed by Jake VunCannon, Michael Cooper and Neal Grant.

Jason Calhoun dominated the Charger feature on Saturday night. Michael Williamson who already has three wins this season finished second. Mike Watts recovered from a late race accident to finish third. AJ Walsh finished fourth, and Jason Beck rounded out the top-five.

Rocky Locklair Jr., yet again won in the Street Stock division. He and his team have had a great season thus far. Steve Davis finished a strong second. Ricky Locklair Sr. rounded out the top-three. Regina Weatherford finished fourth, and Reggie Primus finished fifth.

Andy Norton won in the Pure Stock Four feature after holding off runner-up finisher, Marty Dean. Brent Williamson finished third, followed by Jamie Chambers and JR Moore.

On Saturday, July 26, Dillon Motor Speedway will host the #JacobStrong200. Earnings from 50/50 drawing will benefit Jacob Richardson, a police officer for the City of Dillon who was injured in an accident just a few miles from the speedway.

Divisions competing on Saturday night include the Late Models, Chargers, Street Stocks, Pure Stock Fours and Mini Cup Stocks. Practice begins at 4 p.m., followed by qualifying at 6 p.m. and the race at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $12, and kids 11 years old and younger enter the gates for free.

For more information, please visit www.DillonMotorSpeedway.com. Follow Dillon Motor Speedway on Facebook and on Twitter, @DillonSpeedway. You may also call the race hotline at 843.496.4790.
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Ron Barfield
Owner
Dillon Motor Speedway
843.496.4792
ron@dillonmotorspeedway.com

Hunter Thomas
Director of Public Relations
Dillon Motor Speedway
843.858.1309
hunterthomas08@hotmail.com

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