Christian Hanger Gets
Sixteenth Win of 2020 Season in Deep Fried 75 Weekend!
23, 2020) Christian Hanger was ultra-busy from
November 20-22 with special events at Duck River Raceway Park
in Wheel, Tennessee and Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina.
In the annual 'Deep Fried 75' weekend at Duck River, Christian
earned his sixteenth feature win of the 2020 season in the Crate
Late Model division. After posting the eighth quickest lap in
qualifying on Friday, Christian picked up a heat race triumph.
He then went on to pick up the $2,000 payday in Saturday's headliner
by besting Kyle Courtney, Dalton Polston, Scott Cook, and Tyler
In his Super Late Model at Duck River, Christian
laid down the fourth quickest lap during qualifying, but was unfortunately
wrecked hard in his heat race. Due to the damage inflicted on
his #29 machine, the Winchester, Tennessee ace was forced to scratch
from Saturday night's $3,000 to win main event. Christian then
piloted a Joe Denby-owned entry on Sunday at Cherokee in the 30th
edition of the 'Blue/Gray 100.' In the opener for the Drydene
Xtreme DIRTcar Series, Christian placed sixth in his stacked heat
race before driveshaft problems on his #27 ride dropped him to
eighteenth in the final rundown of the $10,000 to win special.
Full results from the entire weekend can be viewed online at www.duckriverracewaypark.com
Hanger Makes Smart
Decisions During National 100; Finishes Runner-Up!
9, 2020) Next up on the schedule for the #29 team
was the 46th edition of the famed 'National 100' at East Alabama
Motor Speedway. The historic Phenix City, Alabama oval played
host to the unsanctioned Super Late Model special on November
7-8 and a $15,000 top prize was on the line. On Saturday night
during preliminary action, Christian Hanger laid down the seventh
quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to running third
in his heat race behind only prelim winner Sam Seawright and Brandon
Overton. After rolling off in Sunday's 100-lap headliner from
the inside of the fourth row, Christian ran a smart race in the
marathon contest, which lasted an hour and 45 minutes due to a
flurry of wrecks and flat tires. The Winchester, Tennessee ace
played the "tire game" to perfection and with the disqualification
of second place runner Parker Martin for rough driving, Christian
was elevated to a runner-up performance to finish behind only
'National 100' victor Joseph Joiner! Complete results from the
long weekend at EAMS can be accessed online at www.eamsdirt.com.
Christian Hanger Lands
Pair of Top Fives in "The Reaper" Weekend
1, 2020) Christian Hanger Racing rolled into Columbus
Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on October 30-31 for the two-day
'Reaper' weekend. The All Star Racing Series presided over the
Crate Late Model specials, which started on Friday night with
a $2,000 to win program. Christian Hanger ran second in his loaded
heat race and later started sixth on the grid in the A-Main. The
Winchester, Tennessee ace then moved up two spots during the contest
to land in the fourth finishing position behind only winner Brandon
Williams, Tyler Stevens, and Tyler Wood. At Columbus on Saturday
evening in the $10,000 to win weekend finale, Christian placed
second in his heat race before climbing all the way up to second
in the running order of the headliner. With his right front going
down late in the race; however, Christian slid back to third at
the checkers to finish behind only victor Jimmy Thomas and runner-up
Tyler Stevens! Full results can be found on the All Star Racing
Series Facebook page.
Christian Hanger Racing
Eyes Upcoming Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series!
30, 2020) Winchester, Tennessee native Christian
Hanger and his #29 team, who have had an ultra-successful 2020
campaign so far with fifteen Crate Late Model feature victories,
are excited to announce that they plan to tackle the upcoming
Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series! The six-race Super Late Model miniseries
will kick off on November 22 with the 30th Annual 'Blue/Gray 100,'
which will shell out $10,000 to the winner, at Cherokee Speedway
in Gaffney, South Carolina. From there, the series will take the
Christian Hanger Racing team to Volunteer (TN) Speedway on December
5, to Lavonia (GA) Speedway on December 19, to Cherokee (SC) Speedway
again on January 9, to Senoia (GA) Raceway on February 20, and
to Modoc (SC) Raceway on February 27. Christian will vie for the
$15,000 championship prize, which will be awarded at the season
finale in February at Modoc. An $8,000 payday will be awarded
for the runner-up in points with $5,000 going to third place,
$4,000 for fourth, and $3,000 for fifth. More information on the
second-year miniseries can be found online by visiting www.xtremedirtcar.com.
Christian Hanger Salvages
Long Weekend with Eighth Place Whynot Effort
(October 25, 2020)
The October 23-24 weekend started off for Christian Hanger Racing
in the Sunshine State of Florida, but wrapped up following a long
drive to the Magnolia State of Mississippi. On Friday night, Christian
Hanger was in the pit area at All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville,
Florida for the preliminary night of the $25,000 to win 'Powell
Memorial.' However, after less than ideal track conditions, Christian
loaded up and left for Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi.
After starting at the tail of his Crate Late Model B-Main on Saturday
evening, Christian rallied past ten competitors to nab the second
transfer spot into the $2,500 to win headliner. Even on a one-lane
track in the feature, the Winchester, Tennessee ace was able to
steer past twelve racecars en route to a solid eighth place performance.
Full results from last night's annual 'Fall Classic' at Whynot
can be viewed online at www.whynotmotorsportspark.com.
Hanger Sweeps Weekend
for $6,000 in Earnings at Clayhill and North Alabama!
19, 2020) The 2020 racing season has been a tremendous
one for Christian Hanger, as the Winchester, Tennessee ace picked
up two more feature victories over the October 16-18 weekend to
up his win total to fifteen on the year! On Friday and Saturday,
Christian found himself in the pit area at Clayhill Speedway in
Atwood, Tennessee for the track's inaugural 'Cotton Bowl Cup.'
He started on the outside of the front row in the Crate Late Model
feature event and led each circuit in the contest to land the
$3,000 top prize!
At North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, Alabama
on Sunday evening, the rain-postponed 'King of the Crates' program
was finally held and 29 entrants were on hand for the Crate Racin'
USA Dirt Late Model Series showdown. Christian earned Fast Time
honors during the qualifying session at NAS and later led all
fifty laps in the main event from the pole position. "Highside
Hank" pocketed another $3,000 winner's check in besting Oakley
Johns, Tyler Wood, Jody Knowles, and Wil Herrington! Full results
from both weekend races can be found on the Clayhill, LLC Facebook
page and www.crateracinusa.com.
Christian Hanger Beats
Crate Racin' USA Foes at Talladega Short Track!
4, 2020) Christian Hanger, of Winchester, Tennessee,
elevated his 2020 win total to thirteen on Friday night, October
2 in the weekend opener at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga,
Alabama! Christian clicked off the fastest lap in Group A during
Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series qualifying to earn the
pole position for the 40-lap feature event. He then grabbed the
point on lap 11 and led the remainder of the caution-free contest
to record the $2,000 victory over Jeremy Shaw, Cruz Skinner, Ahnna
Parkhurst, and Jimmy Thomas. On Saturday evening at TST in a $2,500
to win Crate Racin' USA showdown to close out the weekend, Christian
stopped the clock third quickest in Group B during time trials,
but suffered an early flat tire in the 50-lapper and was forced
to battle from the back of the pack to salvage an eighth place
performance on the one-groove racing surface. Complete results
from the track deemed as the "Hornets Nest" can be found
online by clicking on www.crateracinusa.com.
Slow Christian Hanger in Visit to Needmore Speedway
27, 2020) Next up on the racing calendar for the
#29 team was a trip to Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia
on Saturday night, September 26. The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late
Model Series rolled into the southern Georgia oval to preside
over a $4,000 to win shootout, which marked the series' first-ever
visit to the Peach State facility. Christian Hanger knocked down
the fifth quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session
to lock himself into the outside of the fifth row for the start
of the 50-lap main event. The Winchester, Tennessee ace had then
moved up inside of the top five when overheating issues caused
him to retire from the contest in the twenty-first finishing position.
Complete results from last night at Needmore can be accessed by
clicking on www.crateracinusa.com.
Hanger Conquers Duck
River Yet Again for Twelfth Victory of 2020 Campaign!
20, 2020) The twelfth victory of the 2020 campaign
for the Christian Hanger Racing team came on Saturday evening,
September 19 at the nearby Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee!
Christian Hanger, of Winchester Tennessee, posted the fastest
lap overall during the 604 Crate Late Model qualifying session
to earn the pole position for the weekly feature event. Christian
then led each and every circuit in the headliner to score the
$600 windfall ahead of Mark Fields, Oakley Johns, Brad Skinner,
and Steven Holcomb! The win marked his fifth trip to "Ducktona"
victory lane alone during the 2020 racing season! Complete results
from last night at Duck River Raceway Park can be found online
by accessing www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
Christian Hanger Continues
Recent Hot Streak with Eleventh Win of Season!
7, 2020) Christian Hanger Racing continued their
recent hot streak on Sunday night, September 6 at Duck River Raceway
Park by recording his eleventh feature win of the 2020 campaign!
In Crate Late Model action at the Wheel, Tennessee oval, Christian
Hanger laid down the second quickest time overall during qualifying
before wiring the feature field to pick up the $600 payday ahead
of David Brannon, Oakley Johns, Michael Seibers, and Brad Skinner.
At Duck River in the Super Late Model portion of the program,
Christian wound up eighth in the final finishing order of the
Sam Pugh Labor Day Weekend show, which boasted a $3,000 top prize.
Earlier in the holiday weekend at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville,
Tennessee on Saturday evening, the Winchester, Tennessee ace placed
fifth in his B-Main and sixteenth in the $5,000 to win Schaeffer's
Oil Fall Nationals Series headliner after getting caught up in
an early wreck. Complete results from the action-packed weekend
can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com
Hanger Conquers Duck
River Raceway Park for Tenth Victory of 2020 Campaign!
30, 2020) With the rain-out of the big two-day
show at North Alabama Speedway over the weekend, Christian Hanger
wound up at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, August 29 and promptly picked up his tenth triumph of
the 2020 racing season! In Crate Late Model action at "Ducktona,"
Christian posted the second quickest lap around the Volunteer
State oval during the qualifying session to earn the outside of
the front row for the weekly main event. The Winchester, Tennessee
ace then led from green to checkers in the 604 Crate Late Model
headliner to claim the $600 payday well ahead of Clint Nichols,
Corey Posey, Scott Cook, and Brad Skinner! Complete results from
last night at Duck River Raceway Park can be found online at www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
Ninth Win of 2020
Season for Hanger Comes Last Night at North Alabama!
23, 2020) Following a rain-out on Friday night
at Crossville (TN) Speedway, Christian Hanger and his #29 team
racked up their ninth feature victory of the 2020 campaign on
Saturday evening, August 22 at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia,
Alabama! Christian knocked down the quickest lap overall during
the qualifying session to land on the pole of the 604 Late Model
main event. The Winchester, Tennessee ace then grabbed the top
spot at the drop of the green flag and held the point throughout
the main event to pocket the $1,000 top prize over Seth McCormack,
Jeremy Shaw, Ben Brocato, and Braden Mitchell! Full results from
last night's show at NAS can be viewed by pointing your web browser
Hanger Steers to Eighth
Feature Win of 2020 Saturday at Duck River!
16, 2020) Christian Hanger Racing upped their
2020 win total to eight on Saturday evening, August 15 at the
nearby Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee! Behind the
wheel of his potent #29 Crate Late Model, Christian Hanger earned
Fast Time honors during the qualifying session before leading
the weekly main event from green to checkers. Christian pocketed
the $600 payday ahead of Brad Skinner, Justin Litchford, David
Brannon, and Justin Maxwell. In Super Late Model action at DRRP,
the Winchester, Tennessee ace once again sat on the pole after
qualifying and led about fifteen circuits in the feature event.
Christian unfortunately got into the wall while navigating heavy
lapped traffic and he slipped back to third at the unfurling of
the checkered flag to finish behind only victor David Brannon
and runner-up Corey Posey. Complete results from last night at
"Ducktona" can be accessed online by visiting www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
(Michael Haney Photo)
Christian Hanger Wins
Heat; Lands on Podium in $7,500 Thunderhill Special!
9, 2020) Christian Hanger, of Winchester, Tennessee,
unloaded his Crate Late Model at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown,
Tennessee on August 7-8 for the 'King of the Hill' special, which
was sanctioned by the Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series.
On Friday night at the Volunteer State venue, Christian laid down
the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session before
securing an impressive heat race triumph. After rolling off from
the outside of the second row in Saturday's 60-lap feature event,
Christian had focus set on the hefty $7,500 payday. He moved up
to as high as second in the running order before eventually winding
up third and on the podium behind only race winner Brandon Williams
and runner-up Michael Page! Complete results from the lucrative
'King of the Hill' weekend can be accessed online at www.crateracinusa.com.
Hanger Returns to
Racing Action in Super Late Model at TST
2, 2020) For the first time in several weeks,
Christian Hanger Racing returned to the racetrack - this time
at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on Saturday night,
August 1. A weekly Super Late Model show was held at TST last
night and a $1,200 winner's check was on the line. Christian Hanger
clicked off the seventh quickest lap overall during the qualifying
session for the ground-pounding Supers and later rolled off from
the inside of the fourth row in the A-Main. The Winchester, Tennessee
ace then hung around the top ten throughout the contest and eventually
landed right where he started... in the seventh finishing position.
Complete results from last night at the track deemed as the "Hornets
Nest" can be located online at www.talladegashorttrack.com.
Christian Hanger Suffers
Mechanical Woes in Last Minute Trip to ECM...
12, 2020) Christian Hanger Racing made a last
minute decision to head to ECM Speedway in Bremen, Alabama on
Saturday evening, July 11. Their #29 team competed for the $4,000
top prize in a Southern All Stars Dirt Late Model Series (SAS)
shootout. Christian Hanger timed in tenth fastest in his group
during the qualifying session and later advanced into the $4,000
to win headliner through his consolation race. As he was making
his way through the talented field in the 40-lapper, a broken
axle sent Christian pitside and relegated him to a disappointing
twenty-second place effort. Full results from last night at ECM
Speedway can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.
Hanger Tackles Four
Different Venues Over Hectic Independence Day Weekend
(July 5, 2020) Christian
Hanger Racing endured a long, extended weekend of Super Late Model
racing from July 1-4 in special events at I-30 Speedway in Little
Rock, Arkansas, Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana, Duck
River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, and Thunderhill Raceway
Park in Summertown, Tennessee. In a $4,000 to win COMP Cams Super
Dirt Series (CCSDS) special on Wednesday in Little Rock, Christian
Hanger placed fourth in his heat race and started up front in
the B-Main, but contact on the first circuit with another competitor
caused him to pull of the track and kept him out of the 40-lap
headliner. On Thursday night in a similar $4,000 to win CCSDS
shootout at Ark-La-Tex, Christian started ninth on the feature
grid, but was unable to finish the race and he was officially
scored in the seventeenth position.
At Duck River on Friday evening in a $2,000 to win
show, Christian rolled off from the outside of the third row in
the unsanctioned main event and took the lead on the seventh circuit,
but unfortunately suffered a flat right rear tire. He returned
to the racetrack and was subsequently taken out by another competitor,
which led to another DNF. In the finale on Saturday at Thunderhill,
Christian clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during Southern
All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) qualifying and was scheduled
to start the feature from the outside of the front row. However,
Mother Nature intervened and the $4,000 to win A-Main was washed
out. Complete results from the action-packed Independence Day
weekend can be viewed online at www.compdirt.com
Christian Hanger Unloads
Super Late Model at 411 and Duck River
(June 28, 2020)
The #29 team headed to 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee
and Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee with their Super
Late Model over the June 26-27 weekend. On Friday night at 411
against the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series,
Christian Hanger placed fifth in his loaded heat race prior to
grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main.
After rolling off from the outside of the eleventh row in the
$12,000 to win headliner, Christian ran into overheating problems
during the 50-lapper and retired from the race in the twenty-fifth
position. At Duck River on Saturday evening in a $1,500 to win
unsanctioned program, Christian was running in the third spot
before he burnt up his right rear tire and subsequently retired
with a ninth place showing. Full results from both weekend races
can be accessed online at www.411motorspeedway.net
Hanger Competes in
Two Classes at Duck River Raceway Park...
21, 2020) The Christian Hanger Racing team made
the short trek to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee
on Saturday evening, June 20. They unloaded both a Limited Late
Model and a Crate Late Model to compete in weekly programs at
the Volunteer State bullring. Christian Hanger did not finish
the Limited Late Model feature event and was relegated to a disappointing
seventh place effort. Behind the wheel of his Crate Late Model,
Christian drove to a steady fourth place performance behind only
race winner Brad Skinner, Shannon Davis, and David Brannon. Complete
results from last night at "Ducktona" can be accessed
online by visiting www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
Leads Flag to Flag for North Alabama Speedway Win!
14, 2020) Christian Hanger, of Winchester, Tennessee,
picked up his seventh checkered flag of the 2020 campaign at the
seventh different racetrack on Thursday evening, June 11 at North
Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, Alabama! Christian posted the quickest
lap overall in Crate Late Model qualifying before starting the
weekly main event from the pole position. He then wired the feature
field by leading each of the twenty circuits to capture the $800
winner's check. Following a day off, the #29 team rolled into
ECM Speedway in Bremen, Alabama on Saturday night, June 13 for
a $3,000 to win Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series
(MSCCS) showdown. Christian started seventh on the grid in the
Super Late Model headliner and stormed to the front to lead about
10 laps before winding up third at the checkers behind only race
winner Chad Thrash and runner-up Rick Rickman. Full results from
both weekend races can be accessed online at www.northalabamaspeedway.com
Christian Hanger on
Podium at Crossville; Rallies to Post Top Ten at 411
(June 7, 2020) Christian
Hanger Racing rolled into Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee
and 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee on June 5-6 for a
a pair of Crate Late Model specials. On Friday night in a $2,000
to win American Crate All-Star Series show at Crossville, Christian
Hanger timed in tenth fastest during the qualifying session prior
to securing a heat race triumph. After rolling off from the outside
of the fifth row in the A-Main, Christian drove past seven competitors
en route to a stellar third place podium performance behind only
race winner Randy Weaver and runner-up Zach Sise. At 411 on Saturday
evening in the $5,000 to win 'J.T. Kerr Memorial,' Christian did
not qualify well, but later won his B-Main before blasting all
the way up to tenth in the 51-lap headliner. Full results from
both weekend races can be accessed online at www.crossvillespeedway.com
The Beat Goes On for
#29 Team; Hanger Dominates at Duck River!
31, 2020) Christian Hanger, of Winchester, Tennessee,
and his Christian Hanger Racing team racked up their sixth Crate
Late Model triumph of the 2020 campaign at their sixth different
racetrack on Saturday evening, May 30 by winning at Duck River
Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee! Christian ripped off the fastest
lap overall during the qualifying session to earn the pole position
for the 20-lap weekly 604 Crate Late Model headliner. The young
driver known as "Highside Hank" then wired the feature
field by dominating all 20 circuits to bag the $600 top prize
over David Brannon, Shannon Davis, Cory Posey, and Jadon Frame.
Full results from last night at Duck River Raceway Park can be
located by clicking on www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
Christian Hanger Rolls
On; Captures $3,500 Top Prize in Mississippi!
25, 2020) The fifth victory for the Christian
Hanger Racing team was a big one, as they came out on top of the
'Salute the Troops 40' at Crossroads Motorpark Speedway in Corinth,
Mississippi on Saturday night, May 23! Christian Hanger started
from the outside of the front row in the All-Star Racing Series
feature event and paced the field throughout the 40-lap affair.
At the checkers in the Crate Late Model special, Christian was
celebrating a $3,500 payday for besting Matt Cooper, Henry Gustavus,
Bryant Marsh, and Dakota Ewing.
On Sunday, May 24, the #29 team headed back home
and raced at the nearby Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee.
In the weekly Crate Late Model main event, Christian led early
before finishing second in the 20-lap contest behind only $500
victor Dustin Harris. Behind the wheel of his Street Stock at
DRRP, "Highside Hank" brought home a sixth place performance
in the $400 to win headliner behind only race winner Chad Winkles,
David Gentry, Allen Carter, Joel Landers, and Gary Tucker. Complete
results from both facilities can be accessed online on the Corinth
Facebook page and www.duckriverracewaypark.com.
Hanger Continues Winning
Ways; Wires Crate Field at Thunderhill!
17, 2020) "Highside Hank" Christian
Hanger and his #29 team continued their winning ways on Saturday
evening, May 16 at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown, Tennessee!
Behind the wheel of his potent XR1 Rocket Chassis by Brucebilt
Performance Crate Late Model, Christian won his heat race from
the third starting position and later rolled off from the outside
of the front row in the 30-lap main event. The Winchester, Tennessee
native then led from flag-to-flag in the weekly contest to bag
the $1,000 triumph for his fourth triumph of the 2020 campaign.
In Street Stock competition, Christian advanced past a trio of
competitors during the $500 to win feature event to land on the
podium in the third spot. Full results from last night's show
in the Volunteer State can be viewed online at www.thunderhillracewaypark.com.
Christian Hanger Collects
Third Crate Late Model Triumph of 2020!
10, 2020) The Christian Hanger Racing team celebrated
in victory lane for the third time during the 2020 racing season
on Saturday night, May 9 at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia!
After laying down the quickest lap overall during the Crate Late
Model qualifying session, Christian Hanger rolled off from the
pole position in the 25-lap main event. After several botched
starts to the race, Christian settled into the second spot and
ran there much of the feature distance. With only four laps to
go; however, the Winchester, Tennessee ace muscled past leader
Randy Weaver and drove to the $1,200 victory at the Chattanooga-area
facility over Weaver, Zach Sise, Trevor Sise, and Addison Cardwell!
Earlier in the weekend, the #29 team invaded Senoia
Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on Thursday evening, May 7 for a $1,000
to win Crate Late Model showdown. Christian clicked off the fourth
fastest time in Group A during qualifying to earn the inside of
the fourth row for the start of the feature event. "Highside
Hank" then sported a fast racecar during the course of the
A-Main on the "gray gumbo," as he blitzed all the way
up to third to land on the podium behind only race winner Bubba
Pollard and runner-up Dylan Knowles! Complete results from the
action-packed weekend in the Peach State can be viewed online
(Ronnie Barnett Photo)