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February 9, 2019 - 11th Place Finish in Night Four of Wrisco Winternationals at East Bay
1Vic Hill made the trip to East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) on Monday night for the 43rd annual Wrisco Winternationals. With 53 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries registered in for action, Hill jumped up one spot in his heat to place 6th. Needing a 2nd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the opening night feature, Vic came up short with a 9th place outing.

The following night, Hill recorded a 7th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Failing to place 2nd or better, Vic earned a spot in the Strawberry Dash for one final shot at the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Sending only the race winner into the show, Vic fell short of transferring with a 4th place finish.

On Wednesday for the third round of the Wrisco Winternationals, Vic jumped up one spot in his heat to place 7th. Sending the Top 2 out of the B-Main and into the $7,000-to-win main event, Hill logged a 10th place outing transferring him into the Strawberry Dash. Rolling off 12th, Vic gained one spot in the 8-lap consolation event logging an 11th place finish. (Heath Lawson photos)

Returning on Thursday night, Vic recorded the sixth fastest time in his qualifying group before grabbing the 3rd and final transfer spot in his heat race. Coming one spot shy of a Top-10 finish in the feature, Hill improved seven spots in the 40-lapper to place 11th.

On Friday evening, Hill got involved in a tangle in his heat that dropped him back to a 10th place outing. Slated to start near the tail of his B-Main, Vic scratched from the event to prepare for Saturday’s finale.

Following a 6th place finish in his heat on Saturday, Vic recorded a 5th place finish in his B-Main transferring him into the Strawberry Dash for one last shot at the finale. Sending only the race winner, Hill streaked to an 8-lap Dash victory positioning him 26th on the starting grid for the finale. With $12,000 on the line, Vic Hill improved ten spots in the 50-lap affair reeling in a 16th place outing.

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