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June 6, 2020 - Motor Issues Hinder Henderson's Iron-Man Series Debut
1Competing in the Super Late Model ranks, Matt Henderson made the short trip to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) on Saturday evening for the Schaeffer’s Iron-Man Series sanctioned program. In a field of 31 cars, Henderson recorded the fourth fastest time in his group before placing third in his heat race. Earning the 11th-starting position for the $4,000-to-win A-Main, Matt ran in the Top-10 for the majority of the race until motor issues that stemmed from a rocker arm forced him to retire early. (Josh James Artwork)

For more information on the event, please visit www.I-75Raceway.com.

May 23, 2020 - Blown Radiator Hose Cuts Henderson's Memorial Day Weekend Short
1Saturday night found Matt Henderson in action at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) piloting the LTC Excavating No. 00 Late Model for the Memorial Day weekend special. After topping the speed charts in time trials, Henderson blew a radiator hose early in the feature while battling for the lead that brought an immediate end to his weekend. (Down 'n' Dirty Photography)

For more information on the event, please visit www.I-75Raceway.com.

May 9, 2020 - Top 10 Finish in Daniel Richards' Car at Boyd's Speedway
1With the promoters and track officials mandating several precautionary measures to host the event during the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic, Matt Henderson kicked off his 2020 season on Saturday night at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) powering the Daniel Richards-owned No. 25 CVR Race Cars Late Model. Coming in 12th fastest in a field of 19 cars in qualifying, Henderson rolled off on the sixth row for the A-Main. Improving two spots in the 20-lap affair, Matt posted a 10th place finish.

For more information on the event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

December 21, 2019 - Henderson's Gateway Dirt Nationals Cut Short with Concussion
1Matt Henderson made the trip to The Dome at America’s Center (St. Louis, Missouri) on Thursday evening kicking off the fourth annual Arizona Sports Shirts Gateway Dirt Nationals. With a time trial session on Thursday setting up a round of preliminary features on Friday, Matt logged the 14th fastest time in his group.

1Rolling off third in his heat race, Henderson inherited the lead late in the race to capture the 8-lap victory. Starting the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature in sixth, Matt was an early retiree from the 25-lapper on the ninth lap due to overheating issues. He was credited with an 18th place outing. (Hagan Photography)

Starting in fifth in his B-Main on Saturday evening for one final shot at the $30,000-to-win finale, Henderson was up to 3rd on the high-side but hard contact with the wall on the sixth lap ended his night immediately. He was later transferred to a St. Louis hospital where he was diagnosed with a severe concussion and cervical strain.

For more information on the event, please visit www.GatewayDirt.com.

November 24, 2019 - Mechanical Issues Hamper Henderson's TOS Points Chase
1With Mother Nature shifting the event from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, Matt Henderson was one of 22 Topless Outlaws Series entries on hand at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) for the season finale. Laying down the fourth fastest lap in his time trial group, Henderson locked into the fourth-starting position for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. After a handful of botched restarts shortened the feature from 40 to 30 laps, Matt suffered a severely damaged driveshaft late in the race that prevented him from finishing and dropped him back to second in the final Topless Outlaw Series point standings.

For more information on the event, please visit www.TODLMS.com.

November 20, 2019 - Tennessee's Matt Henderson Launches Brand-New Website
1Dirt Late Model hot shoe, Matt Henderson is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia and a brand-new website for the team has been launched at www.MattHendersonRacing.com.

The Loudon, Tennessee racer is closing in on wrapping up his 13th year of competition. He currently competes in a variety of Crate Late Model, Limited Late Model and Super Late Model events throughout the Southeast in the Luke Crass Motorsports/ LTC Excavating No. 00 Caney Creek Firearms/ CVR Race Car.

Matt Henderson has a single weekend of racing remaining on the 2019 docket. The team will put a bow on the season with a December 19-21 trip to the Dome at America's Center (St. Louis, Missouri) for the fourth annual Arizona Sport Shirts Gateway Dirt Nationals presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts. The weekend includes twin $5,000-to-win features on Friday night as well as a $30,000-to-win finale on Saturday night.

For more information on the event, please visit www.GatewayDirt.com.