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October 17, 2020 - Henderson scores runner-up finish in ACAS opener at SMS
1Matt Henderson invaded Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) on Friday night powering the RW Properties No. 22 CVR Chassis Late Model for the American Crate All-Star Series sanctioned program. Drawing 45 cars for the King of the Mountain Championship, Henderson followed up the second fastest lap overall in time trials behind Carder Miller with a Dash victory. Starting on the pole for the opening night feature, Henderson led the first two circuits until Carder Miller snuck by. He wrestled the lead back on lap 19 for six circuits until Miller regained the top spot. Coming in second when the checkered flag flew, Matt Henderson trailed Miller across the line with Jensen Ford, Eli Beets, and Jake Teague rounding out the Top-5.

1The following night, Matt came in 13th fastest overall in time trials before placing fifth in his heat. Cruising to a consolation victory, Henderson locked into the 19th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win finale. Passing five cars in the 40-lap finale, Matt Henderson recorded a 14th place outing. (Down N' Dirty Photograpy)

For more information on these events, please visit www.CrateRacing.com.

October 3, 2020 - Podium finish with All-Star Series Mountain Motorsports Park
1Saturday night found Matt Henderson in action at Mountain Motorsports Park (Isom, Ky.) for the American Crate All-Star Series sanctioned contest. Timing in second fastest overall behind Logan Roberson, Henderson locked into the second-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. After running in second for the majority of the race, Matt dropped back to third after slipping over the cushion, trailing Roberson and Zach Sise across the line with Kenny Howell and Tyler Arrington rounding out the Top-5. (Michael Boggs Photography)

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

September 26, 2020 - Matt Henderson notches runner-up finish at Volunteer
1On Saturday afternoon Matt Henderson visited Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tenn.) looking to get his car dialed in for the upcoming Late Model Championship in mid-November. Earning the second-starting position for the A-Main via preliminary events, Henderson slipped ahead of polesitter Zach Sise on the first lap before Zach wrestled it back a lap later. Hanging onto a podium spot in the remaining distance, Matt posted a second place finish behind Size with Ross White, Jason Welshan, and Josh Henry rounding out the Top-5.

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

September 19, 2020 - Top-10 finish at 411 Motor Speedway
1 Matt Henderson was one of 18 Late Models on hand at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) on Saturday night for the Pink Out for Christy. Following the 11th fastest time in qualifying, Henderson clawed forward one spot in the 25-lap feature to place 10th.

For more information on the event, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net.

September 12, 2020 - Runner-up finish at I-75 Raceway
1Saturday night found Matt Henderson in action at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) piloting the No. J0 Limited Late Model. Timing in second fastest overall in time trials, Henderson locked into the second-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for all 40 laps, Matt notched a runner-up finish behind Kyle Courtney with Jerry Green, Ronnie Johnson, and Mitchell Childress completing the Top-5 finishers. (Bates photo)

For more information on the event, please visit www.I75Raceway.com.

September 6, 2020 - Henderson scores 12th place finish in World Championship at Cochran Motor Speedway
1Taking part in the two-day Chevrolet Performance World Championship, Matt Henderson visited Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Ga.) on Saturday afternoon for the Crate Racin’ USA sanctioned weekend. In a stout field of 55 Late Models, Henderson laid down the fastest lap overall in time trials but got collected with another competitor in his heat race while battling for the lead that saw him retire early. (Brian McLeod photo | Dirt Scenes)

1After failing to transfer out of his B-Main on Sunday afternoon with power steering issues, Matt was granted a provisional in $20,000-to-win finale. Rolling off 22nd, Matt Henderson advanced through the field 10 spots in the 75-lap affair to register a 12th place finish.

For more information on the events, please visit www.CrateRacinUSA.com.

August 15, 2020 - Matt Henderson attends Street Stock Nationals at Whynot
1Matt Henderson traveled to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Miss.) on Thursday night for the eighth annual Southern Street Stock Nationals. Piloting the Boleware Motorsports No. 18 Street Stock for the opening night of qualifiers, Henderson timed in 29th fastest in his 38-car field.

1Taking part in another qualifying session on Friday, Matt recorded the 20th fastest time before coming in 17th in his qualifying feature. Transferring into the E-Main, Henderson locked his spot into the D-Main with a 7th place finish. Passing seven cars in his D-Main to finish fourth, Matt earned the 16th-starting spot for his C-Main. Locking the Top 3 into the B-Main for one last shot at the $5,151-to-win A-Main on Saturday night, Henderson logged a 17th place outing. (Blake Hagan Photography)

Earning a spot into the non-qualifier feature on Saturday, Henderson marched forward nine spots to place eighth.

For more information on the events, please visit www.WhynotMotorsportsPark.com.

August 8, 2020 - Lingering mechanical issue withdraws Henderson at Spring City
1On Saturday afternoon Matt Henderson returned behind the wheel of the Scottie and Kaylor Hogan-owned No. 15H Sportsman at Mountain View Raceway (Spring City, Tenn.). In a field of 17 cars, Henderson laid down the second fastest lap in time trials behind Addison Cardwell. Receiving the pole position for the Dash via the redraw, Matt ran into mechanical issues that forced him to retire early. With the same problem resurfacing on the opening lap of the feature, Henderson was sidelined for the remainder of the evening.

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

August 1, 2020 - Henderson salvages fourth place finish at Mountain View
1Saturday night found Matt Henderson in action at Mountain View Raceway (Spring City, Tenn.) piloting the Scottie and Kaylor Hogan-owned No. 15H Sportsman entry. After qualifying fifth fastest in a field 16 cars, Henderson improved one spot in the 20-lap feature to place fourth behind Jed Emert, Justin Cameron, and Josh Walker with Aaron Watson coming in fifth.

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

July 25, 2020 - Matt Henderson lands Top 10 finish in Tom Crass Memorial at I-75
1Matt Henderson returned to action on Saturday night at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) piloting the Jarrett Choate-owned No. 31-H Late Model for the Topless Outlaw Series-sanctioned Tom Crass Memorial. Timing in seventh fastest overall in a field of 21 cars, Henderson locked into the seventh-starting position for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. Dropping two spots in the 40-lap affair, Matt recorded a ninth place outing.

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

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.