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December 30, 2019

Tyler Erb Enjoying Success Early in Down Under Tour
Texan Claims Ultimate Sydney Speedweek Opener

NEW WAVERLY, Tex. (12/30/19) – Tyler Erb kicked off his trip overseas on Thursday with a victory at Valvoline Raceway (Sydney, New South Wales) piloting the Case Construction No. 91 HDD Racing/ Tri Tech Lubricant/ XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model.

“I’ve had a lot of success during this trip in recent years,” Erb said. “It’s great to be able to capitalize on that success with a win to start the tour this year. Thanks to HDD Racing for this opportunity each year. I can’t wait to see what the next two weeks has in store for this team.”

The Boxing Day kickoff to the Ultimate Sydney Speedweek drew a field of 31 entries. Erb locked his spot into the A-Main with a second-place finish in his heat race behind Ben Nicastri.

Tyler blasted past race-leader Callum Harper early on the high-side and dominated the remaining distance of the 25-lapper to capture his tenth win of the season. Winning by more than a six-second margin, Erb crossed the finish line ahead of Nicastri, Cameron Pearson, Callum Harper, and Lachlan Onley.

The second round of the Ultimate Sydney Speedweek on Monday at Valvoline Raceway saw Tyler log a fifth-place finish in his heat race to secure his spot in the Late Model Championship.

After jumping out to an early race lead, Erb lost the top spot to Lachlan Olney and began battling with Ryan Fenech for second. He would go on to finish third behind Olney and Fenech in the final rundown with Clayton Pyne and Nathan Disney rounding out the Top-5.

Full results from these events are available at .

Tyler Erb would like to thank his sponsors including HDD Racing, Best Performance Motorsports, New Point Lighting & Design, Inc., Roberts Bee Company, Bulk Material Lift, Franklin Enterprises, Boxo USA, Industrial Resourcing Group, Bazell Race Fuels, Sunoco, Keyser Manufacturing, Integra Shocks, Hoosier Tire, Valvoline, Corey Frazer State Farm, Industrial Hydro Excavating, Beyea Headers, Day Motorsports, Champion Brands, Doyle Edwards Trucking, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Wiles Drive Shafts, Simpson Race Products, Weld Racing, Performance Rod & Custom, Peterson Fluid Systems, Barnes Systems Inc., Powers Performance, Butlerbuilt, Impact Race Gear, Heath Lawson Photography, Swift Springs, Walker Performance Filtration, ASI Racewear, Fragola Performance Systems, Dirt Defender, Outerwears, Strange Engineering, Performance Race Engineering, Five Star Race Car Bodies Rocket Chassis, R&R Design and MSR Mafia Marketing & PR Services.

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December 30, 2019

Riley Hickman Cruises to Hangover Opener at 411
Finishes Fourth in Super Late Model Finale

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (12/30/19) – Riley Hickman returned to the seat of the David Duplissey-owned, Hickman Manufacturing/American Billett/CVR Race Cars No. D2 on Friday afternoon at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.).

Hickman’s second victory in as many races behind the wheel of the Duplissey-owned No. D2 garnered the team a $1,000 payday.

“It was a great weekend for us all the way around,” Hickman commented.  “I was looking forward to getting back in the No. D2 and we had a fun weekend at 411. We were fast time in both divisions and was able to claim another win and a solid top-five to close out the 2019 season. ”

Hickman kicked off the Crate Late Model portion of the annual Hangover against a field of 34 cars. Riley topped the speed charts in qualifying, which positioned him on the pole for the A-Main.

Leading flag-to-flag, Hickman outran Jesse Lowe, Jason Cardwell, Eli Beets, and Zach Sise to the finish line to register his third victory of the season.

Returning on Saturday afternoon to compete in the Super Late Model and Crate Late Model ranks, Hickman locked his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the fastest lap in his time trial group.

Rolling off second, Riley dropped two spots during the course of the 40-lapper to place fourth behind Donald McIntosh, Jackie Boggs, and Cory Hedgecock. Logan Roberson completed the top-five.

A field of 37 Crate Late Model assembled for Saturday’s finale. Riley recorded the fastest time overall in qualifying, which locked him on the pole for the A-Main. With $1,500 on the line, Hickman suffered mechanical issues on lap 14 while running second, forcing him to depart early from the 25-lap event.

Complete results from the weekend can be found at .

Riley Hickman would like to thank all of his sponsors including Hickman Manufacturing Company, American Billet, RH Designs, Hidden Hollow Motorsports, Savage Chassis, PPM Racing Products, Murphy’s Bobcat, Tallent Drywall, Competition Racing Equipment, Tucker’s Mobile Home Service, Austin Trucking, Franklin Enterprises, Boyd’s Speedway, GW Performance, A-1 Towing and Recovery, MRC Racing Components, Performance Masters Inc., All-Star Graphix, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Hoosier Racing Tires, JRI Shocks, VP Race Fuels, COMP Cams, Weld Wheels, FSR Racing Products, Design 500, Fel-Pro, KRC Power Steering, Wiles Racing Drive Shafts, and Marketing Services.

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