RACE PREVIEW: CARS Tour Catawba Valley 250 at Hickory

MOORESVILLE, NC – Hickory Motor Speedway will once again be the stage for the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour on August 1 as the series returns for the Catawba Valley 250. (see full entry lists below)


Event Name: Catawba Valley 250

Track and Location: Hickory Motor Speedway, Newton, N.C.
Length: 0.363 mi (0.584 km)
Laps / Distance: 125 laps / 45.375 mi / 73 km (LMSC & SLM)

Event Schedule:

1. Practice: LMSC 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., SLM 1:35 p.m. – 2:05pm, LMSC 2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m., SLM 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

2. Qualifying: LMSC 5:15 p.m. (single car), SLM 5:45 p.m. (single car)

3. Green: 7:00 p.m., LMSC (125 laps) followed by SLM (125 laps)

Twitter Accounts / Event Hashtag: @CARSTour / @hickoryspeedway / #CatawbaValley250

CARS Tour Implements Guidelines to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Until further notice, the CARS Tour will continue to implement policies to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. The policies were introduced at Ace Speedway on June 6. They include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • All personnel will have their temperature screened before entering the race track.

  • Driver Intros will not be held amongst the crowd, per usual; instead, drivers will be introduced from their cars on the grid.

  • Trailers will be spread out across the infield to maintain proper social distancing.

  • Spotters will be required to wear masks during the race.

  • Masks will be strongly recommended for those who are in the infield and required for all Victory Lane celebrations.

Hickory Motor Speedway will be limited to 50% capacity for this event.

About the CARS Tour

The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour is one of the premier short track series in the United States. Drivers compete in Late Model Stock Cars and Super Late Models at the best short tracks across the Carolinas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia. The CARS Tour can be found on Facebook at “CARS Tour”, on Twitter @CARSTour, and on Instagram as @CARS_Tour. For more information, visit www.carsracingtour.com or call their Mooresville, N.C. offices at 704.662.9212.

Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour Release

Photos courtesy of Brandon Zumbach

Stay tuned to superlatemodel.com. As we will have more from Hickory Motor Speedway and the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour as it becomes available.

Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour – Hickory Motor Speedway

Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour – Late Model Stock
Hickory Motor Speedway – Entry List

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Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour – Super Late Model
Hickory Motor Speedway – Entry List

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For more information on the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour visit carsracingtour.com

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