Brenden Queen was hoping for a strong run in the Hampton Heat 200 to turn his 2017 season around, and he managed to do just that on Saturday night.
A pair of former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champions, Peyton Sellers and Philip Morris ,appear to be early favorites in Saturday night’s Hampton Heat 200, the marquee event of the season at the recently re-opened Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in Virginia. However, a contingent of local drivers look to stand in their way.
When Larry King Law's Langley Speedway's newest owner Bill Mullis announced his plans to reopen the legendary race track's gates on April 1st, it would not only mean the track would be open once again, but it would also mean the track's annual Hampton Heat 200 would return in July. The return of the centerpiece race at the Northern Virginia race track makes one man happy. Greg Edwards, a stalwart at Langley, has called Langley his hometown track for nearly 30 years. He's amassed over 100 wins total! He's won almost all of the longer distance races that's been held at Langley over the years, but there's one that's always slipped through his fingers it is the Hampton Heat 200.
Langley Speedway points leader Matt Waltz is looking ahead to Saturday night's Hampton Heat 200, hoping to score what would be the biggest victory in his Late Model Stock Car career. Waltz has been competing at Langley Speedway on a off and on basis since 2008. When he started racing, he didn't have the best look in Late Models, you could say his performances were pretty dismal and heartbreaking in the first few seasons. However, he has become a perennial contender in Late Model Stock Car racing since 2013.
With his win in Saturday night’s Hampton Heat 200, Lee Pulliam has now won three of the four ‘majors’ in Late Model Stock Car...