NEWTON, N.C., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- When all was said and done, an exhausted Robbie Decker found himself with a trophy and $10,000 check.
Not bad for a night's work.
Decker took first in the Bandit Big Rig Series' inaugural event a week ago, winning the feature race at Hickory Motor Speedway in front of more than 8,000 fans.
"You almost hit a point where you can't breathe those last few laps," Decker said. "But I was able to hold them off."
The sold-out crowd worked itself into a frenzy throughout the night, as the semi-trucks raced around the 3/8-mile track.
"What a way to start the season," Bandit Director Brian Madsen said. "And the live stream looked awesome."
Fans that couldn't make it to the event had the chance to watch from anywhere on the Bandit website.
"Was there … loved it!" James Priddy wrote on the Bandit Facebook page.
"What a great crowd!!!!" Terry Klatt said.
Up next for the Bandit Big Rig Series is Greenville-Pickens Speedway on April 15th in Easley, South Carolina.
About Bandit Big Rig Series
The Bandit Big Rig Series returns big rig tractor truck racing to the short track in the United States. The series was designed to be affordable and accessible for anyone wishing to put together a race team.
For additional information, please contact Brian Madsen at (507) 676-6627, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bandit Big Rig Series
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