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Hodnett Wires Field For 410 National Open Victory Cannon's Chase Falls Short, Finishes Second

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Fourth-place starter Greg Hodnett of Thomasville stormed into the lead at the drop of the green flag and wired the field for a convincing victory in Saturday night’s 44-lap Jim Nace Memorial 32nd Annual National Open for 410 sprint cars at Selinsgrove Speedway.

The $12,000 flag-to-flag win at the wheel of the Lelands.com No. 27 was Hodnett’s first of the year and 15th career at Selinsgrove and 10th overall this season in 410 sprint car racing. Hodnett joins Todd Shaffer of Millerstown as four-time winners of the Open.

Pat Cannon of Etters, who was attempting to become the first driver to win the Open four years in a row, finished in the second position.

Danny Holtgraver of Pittsburgh was the night’s Fast Tees Fast Qualifier with a lap time of 15.991 over the 28-car field.

Jeff Rine of Danville scored his sixth win of the season in the 25-lap super late model feature. The victory was Rine’s 91st career at the track and strengthens his points lead over Steve Campbell of Danville in the close chase for the championship.

The start of the racing program was delayed by 90 minutes while the track crew prepped the saturated speedway surface from rain showers that ended about 2:30 p.m.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the final points race of the season for the 360 sprint cars, late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The 14th Annual Mach 1 Chassis National Open for 360 sprint cars will close out the season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

On the start of the sprint car feature, fourth-place starter Greg Hodnett pulled off a breathtaking move using the highline off turn four to take the early lead while second-place starter Justin Barger and polesitter Danny Holtgraver held down the top three positions.

By lap five, Hodnett was already beginning to encounter slower traffic as he soared around the half-mile oval at breakneck speeds. A lap seven caution flag for a flat tire on Steve Buckwalter’s car regrouped the field.

On the ensuing restart, Hodnett quickly stretched his lead again over the field. On the ninth circuit, 16th-place starter TJ Stutts flipped wildly out over the fourth turn guardrail. Stutts escaped injury.

When the race resumed, seventh-place starter Pat Cannon made an exciting drive around the top of the track in turns one and two to take over the third position. A lap later, Cannon stormed into the second spot and started gaining real estate on the leader. The caution flag unfurled again on lap 16 when Aaron Ott’s car blew a tire in turn four.

On the lap 17 restart, 18th-place starter Lucas Wolfe powered into the top five and showed a lot of speed. The race was halted on lap 22 for a scheduled fuel stop.

At the start of the second half of the race, Hodnett continued his dominating performance while Cannon struggled with lapped traffic. With 10 laps remaining, however, Cannon started to reel in Hodnett and at one point closed the gap to nearly 1.5 seconds. The final caution flag waved on lap 40 when Wolfe’s car rolled to a stop in turn four with a broken nose wing, ending an impressive drive from deep in the field.

For the final four laps, Hodnett streaked around the oval and posted a 5.6 second margin of victory over Cannon, Holtgraver, Barger, and ninth-place starter Brent Marks.

Second-place starter Tim Wilson powered into the lead at the start of the super late model feature. On the first circuit, sixth-place starter Tony Adams horsepowered his way into the runner-up position and set his sights on Wilson.

The race’s first caution flag unfurled on lap nine when Jim Bernheisel’s car stopped in the second turn. On the lap 10 restart, 10th-place starter Jeff Rine advanced to second and chased Wilson for the lead. On the 15th circuit, Wilson’s car blew an engine and rolled to a stop in turn four.

For the restart, Rine inherited the lead with Adams in tow. In the final laps of the race, Rine stretched his lead and posted a five-second margin of victory over Adams, polesitter Pancho Lawler, eighth-place starter Andy Haus, and seventh-place starter Bryan Bernheisel.

Danny Holtgraver Sets A Blistering Fast Time SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY - 13 September 2014 410 Sprint Cars – 28 Entries 44-Lap A-Main: 1) 27 Greg Hodnett 2) 3 Pat Cannon 3) 10H Danny Holtgraver 4) 5B Justin Barger 5) 19M Brent Marks 6) 11 Mike Erdley 7) 17B Steve Buckwalter 8)28F Davie Franek 9)12 Blane Heimbach 10) 2 Ryan Wilson 11) 75 Nicole Bower 12) 1 Lucas Wolfe 13) 33 Curt Stroup 14) 33W Michael Walter II 15) 25B Tyler Bear 16) 66 Ryan Kissinger 17) 25 Aaron Ott 18) 38 Scott Wilson 19) 0 Rick Lafferty 20) 14 Lance Dewease 21) 2T TJ Stutts 22) 49 Mike Walter Sr. 23) 15 Vince Snyder 24) 71 Jessica Anderson Heat Winners: Mike Erdley, Steve Buckwalter, Lance Dewease B-Main Winner: Rick Lafferty

Time Trials: 1) 10H Danny Holtgraver 15.991 2) 3 Pat Cannon 16.169 3) 14 Lance Dewease 16.368 4) 27 Greg Hodnett 16.515 5) 19M Brent Marks 16.560 6) 0 Rick Lafferty 16.584 7) 11 Mike Erdley 16.668 8) 66 Ryan Kissinger 16.675 9) 2 Ryan Wilson 16.726 10) 5B Justin Barger 16.795 11) 17B Steve Buckwalter 16.813 12) 71 Jessica Anderson 16.815 13) 25 Aaron Ott 16.855 14) 12 Blane Heimback 16.879 15) 33 Curt Stroup 16) 75 Nicole Bower 16.925 17) 28F Davie Franek 16.945 18) 38 Scott Wilson 16.956 19) 2T TJ Stutts 17.278 20) Tyler Bear 17.344 21) 55Z Mark Zimmerman 17.346 22) 15 Vince Snyder 17.442 23) 49 Mike Walter Sr. 18.078 24) 33W Michael Walter II 18.100 25) 14X Floyd Billington 18.367 26) 99 Cody Keller 23.085 27) 1 Lucas Wolfe DNT 28) 100 Jeff Lebowski DNT

Late Models – 18 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 3) 88 Tony Adams 3) 93 Pancho Lawler 4) 76 Andy Haus 5) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 6) 9 Hayes Mattern 7) 11 Jason Schmidt 8) 4 Cole Amsden 9) 88T Ernie Millon 10) 2 Steve Campbell 11) 99Z Dave Zona 12) 3 Tim Wilson 13) 61 Ken Trevitz 14) 119 Jim Bernheisel 15) 26 Jerry Bard 16) 27 Jim Yoder 17) 06 Mike Lupfer 18) 7M Meade Hahn Heat Winners: Tim Wilson, Tony Adams

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

As the 2014 racing season rapidly winds down the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade got two more shows in the books. This weekend the 358 sprint teams raced at both Trail Way and Williams Grove Speedeway's on Friday night. At Williams Grove Kevin Nouse would come from 10th starting spot to claim his 8th victory of the season and 5th at the historic half mile. Nouse would stretch his point lead at the track over Adrian Shaffer, Doug Hammaker, Scott Fisher and Rich Eichelberger.

At Trail Way Speedway Brad McClelland would score his 9th win of the season in the highest paying race of the season at the Bullring near Hanover in the $2,000 Trone Outdoor Championship. McClelland would start 8th and captuer not only the win the feature his 10th overall in 2014 but be crowned the 2014 Track Champion at the track. Dwight Leppo would come home in 2nd, Jeff Rohrbaugh, Cody Fletcher and Tyler Buchenauer.

The series point standings have not changed this week as both of the series leaders won both their heats and respective feature events. The Rookie of the Year standings have tightened up as Tyler Buchenauer is now just 18 points back from Tyler Esh who was hurt back in July in a wreck at Lincoln Speedway. Esh was well on his way to the ROY and has held onto the point lead in the standings all summer even though he has not raced since July. With only a few races left can Buchenauer catch him or will have Esh built up enough of a lead to hold on and be crowned the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series Rookie of the Year.

With Half the series point races being held this coming weekend as Trail Way Speedway host their last race of the season and Williams Grove Speedway both racing Friday night the series leaders will be looking to score some major points before heading to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night. From there they have 2 races at Kevin Nouse's home track Williams Grove, 1 at Lincoln where Nouse leads McClelland with 2 victories to 1, and the final showdown at Susquehanna Speedway a month later on November 15th. Nouse has 1 win at Susquehanna Speedway as well this season, so Brad is looking to keep the series point lead by going to tracks Nouse has run really well at this season. You can bet both drivers will be racing hard to capture the trophy and the $3,000 top prize that goes with being crowned the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade Champion.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland - 937 Pts.(10 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -875 Pts. (8 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -567 Pts. (4 win) 4. Matt Campbell -553 Pts. (3 win) 5. Chandler Leiby -513 Pts. (1 win) 6. Dwight Leppo - 500 Pts. (1 win) 7.Jeff Rohrbaugh -488 Pts.(2 wins) 8. Robert Kendall - 426 Pts. (3 Win) 9.Niki Young -421 Pts. (1 win) 10.Isaac Sneeringer -412 Pts.(3 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

The final 9 races in the chase for the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade point series championship.

September 19th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway September 20th Lincoln Speedway September 26th Williams Grove Speedway October 10th Williams Grove Speedway October 11th Lincoln Speedway November 15th Susquehanna Speedway

 

 

Kreitz And Hodnett Battle Again This Week With Williams Grove Title In Reach

410 and 358 sprints split racing card September 19

9/14/14

Mechanicsburg – As the autumn of the racing season arrives at Williams Grove Speedway the point chase is as red hot as the blazing hues on the trees at this time of year as sprint car titans Greg Hodnett and Don Kreitz Jr. battle week after week for the 2014 track crown.

And their battle will continue again this Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway when the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and the Tool Shed of America 358 sprints join for exciting racing action.

Friday competition gets underway at 7:30 pm.

Adult general admission is set at $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 priced at just $8.

Senior Citizen general admission pricing will also be in effect with fans born in 1957 or earlier admitted for just $8.

And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway.

Hodnett and Kreitz have traded the point lead back and forth over the last two months with Kreitz currently on top of the standings by a scant margin of 70 points while time is running out to wrap up the title for both men.

After this Friday’s event, just four point races remain on the 2014 Williams Grove schedule of events.

The most pivotal of those four races is the impending STP World of Outlaws National Open at the oval, slated for October 3 and 4.

Next week, September 26 will find Williams Grove hosting a World of Outlaws tune up event in preparation for the National Open.

The September 26 event will also decide the 2014 Diamond Series champion with Hodnett holding the series lead heading into the finale.

The World of Outlaws sprint car National Open event will pay $50,000 to the winner of the Saturday night 40-lapper on October 4.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

McCLELLAND WINS FEATURE AND TRACK TITLE IN TRAIL-WAY 358’S;

Hanover, PA (09/12/14) – Brad McClelland took home all the prizes in Friday night’s 30-lap Trone Outdoor Advertising “358” sprint car championship at Trail-Way Speedway.

The Westminster, MD superstar came from eighth starting spot to claim the hard-charger award, win his ninth race of the year, and claim another Trail-Way track title.

And again, the McClelland driving clinic made it look much easier than it was.

“I was getting loose and the car was bottoming out,” said McClelland in victory lane.

Not to mention the fact that he got together with Isaac Sneeringer while racing for the lead in turn two of lap 21, rolling over the right rear wheel of Sneeringer and bouncing off the wall.

Sneeringer came to a stop in turn three with a flat right rear, bringing out the only caution flag of the event. But Sneeringer’s throttle was also stuck, and he dropped from the event.

Sneeringer’s misfortune ended a night which saw him come from sixth starting spot to the lead by lap two. He was nearly a half-lap ahead of the rest of the field by the time he reached lapped traffic on lap eight.

Though McClelland saved it and assumed the lead for the lap 21 restart, his right rear tire went down in victory lane, and needed towed back to the pits.

“I knew lapped traffic would be a factor,” said McClelland, “But I was happy to chase him down. Heck, at one point I didn’t even see him!”

“I want to thank John Trone for sponsoring this race,” McClelland continued, “He’s sponsored a big race every year since the 358’s started running here.”

Dwight Leppo started fifth and crossed second, with seventh-starting Jeff Rohrbaugh, Cody Fletcher, and rookie Tyler Buchenauer rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 15 “358” sprint cars were won by Rohrbaugh and McClelland.

Steve Cox came also came from eighth starting spot to win in the 20-lap 270cc micro-sprint feature. And, like McClelland, he claimed the track title with the win.

But Cox’s championship was a little more dramatic. He was fourth in a close points chase heading into the race, and his win combined with Brian Marriot’s fourth-place finish gave Cox the title by a single point over Marriott. Marriott actually returned from the rear after tipping onto his side while racing for second in turn two of lap ten. Jim Still and Cory Myers were second and third in points. Still started near the back and finished sixth. Myers was running second when he slowed to a stop on lap 18, ending his night.

Twelfth-starting Joe Trone, Jr. and Bill Laughman crossed second and third, with Michael Boer finishing fifth.

Qualifiers for the 18 micros were won by Cox and Myers.

Not to be outdone, Dan Furman also won both the feature and track title in the street stocks.

And to add drama, he started last and took the lead in a wild three-car battle for the front spot on lap 11. Just after Furman took the lead, Jeremy Stremmel and Michael Goodwin collided while racing for second, with Stremmel heading to the pits and Goodwin (who led laps six through ten) rejoining at the rear.

Furman’s final margin of victory was a whopping 5.82 seconds over Goodwin, with Brian Blank, Jr., Joey Harrison, and Kelly Seal III the only other cars running at the end.

Heats for the 11 street stocks were won by Stremmel and Goodwin.

Terry Hartlaub broke the night’s pattern by claiming his first win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature. Hartlaub started fourth and led every lap.

Shane Miller, Tom Senseney, Cody Klinedinst, and Ricky Weaver, Jr. completed the top five.

Heats for the 24 limited stocks were won by Julio Perez, Hartlaub, and Shane Miller.

Hartlaub won his heat after passing turn three inspection of his rear hood, when his car entered the track carrying half of a hotdog and a piece of pizza.

Tomorrow (9/20), Trail-Way will host a A.M.A. Motorcycle short-track event. Gates open at 3 p.m. with racing beginning at 6 p.m.

Next Friday (9/19), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, 1000cc Sidewinder Sprints, Limited Stocks, and the Classic Cars will be here for the Lyle Adcock Memorial. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday (9/20), Trail-Way will host the Kevin Gobrecht Memorial race for the 600cc Micro Sprints, Mason-Dixon 270cc Micro Sprints, Central PA Legends, and ACMS 600 Stock Micro Sprints.

The 16th Annual “Thunder on the Farm” event has been moved from its originally scheduled date to Friday, October 3rd to eliminate a conflict with Susquehanna Speedway Park. The event will still feature the 358 Late Models, Limited Stocks, and Street Stocks.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway September 12, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (30 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland(HC); 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 6. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 7. 64-Randy Whisler 8. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 9. 00S-Shane Smith; 10. 55-Brian Eichelberger; 11. 30-Seth Kearchner; 12. 1-Tim Wagaman II; 13. 10-Zach Euculano; 14. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 15. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Wyatt Hinkle (1); Isaac Sneeringer (2-20); Brad McClelland (21-30).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 64-Randy Whisler; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 7. 1-Tim Wagaman II; 8. 30-Seth Kearchner. Time 2:31.03.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 3. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 4. 00S-Shane Smith; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo; 6. 55-Brian Eichelberger; 7. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF). Time 2:25.94.

Mason-Dixon 270cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 58-Steven Cox; 2. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 3. 2-Bill Laughman; 4. 18-Brian Marriott; 5. 22-Michael Boer; 6. 8-Jim Still; 7. 20H-Eric Heath; 8. 44-Tim McClelland; 9. 43-Brandon McMillion; 10. 66-Zack Wells; 11. 20-Cory Myers (DNF); 12. D5-Michael Ertter (DNF); 13. 64-Levi Peck (DNF); 14. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr. (DNF); 15. 75X-Jason Cunningham, Jr. (DNF); 16. 53-Jim Myers (DNF); DNS: 17-Karl Wheeler, Jr.; 29-Broc Lawrence. No time. Lap Leaders- Michael Boer (1-9); Steven Cox (10-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 58-Steven Cox; 2. 22-Michael Boer; 3. 20H-Eric Heath; 4. 44-Tim McClelland; 5. 75X-J.B. Cunningham; 6. 43-Brandon McMillion; 7. 64-Levi Peck(DNF); DNS: 29-Broc Lawrence; 8-Jim Still. No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 20-Cory Myers; 2. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 3. 2-Bill Laughman; 4. 18-Brian Marriott; 5. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 6. 66-Zack Wells; 7. 53-Jim Myers(NDF); 8. 17; DNS: D5-Michael Ertter. Time 2:16.44.

 

 

Westhafer & Montieth Win Williams Grove Super Sprints, Nouse Gets Fifth In 358s

9/12/14

Mechanicsburg – Rodney Westhafer of Mechanicsburg held off Lance Dewease to win the make up Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 sprints at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, scoring his first ever 410 sprint main at the track.

In the regularly slated 410 sprint main, Brian Montieth got around Westhafer to prevent him from making a clean sweep of the night’s features while Kevin Nouse won his fifth 358 sprint main of the season at the track.

Westhafer led from the outset of the Kimmel feature, run as the first event on the program.

Cory Haas gave chase early with Alan Krimes and Ryan Smith in tow as Westhafer began working lapped traffic on the 12th tour.

Smith was up to third with 10 laps to go when a yellow flag regrouped the field, finding Montieth and Dewease rounding out the top five.

Dewease shot around Montieth on the restart and then Smith with eight laps to go before taking over second with five laps to go.

The Fayetteville flyer then drove down Westhafer’s advantage but seemingly had run out of time to take over the lead when instead of the checkered flag the yellow flag unfurled again with less than a lap to go for debris on the backstretch.

Westhafer held his line in the first and second turns on the restart, keeping Dewease at bay but as the pair shot toward the third corner Dewease was poised for a move.

But Westhafer shot across the bottom of the track to protect from a deep flyer, which proved to be a winning move as he thwarted Dewease’s attempt and pulled up out of the corner to take the hard fought victory by .148 seconds over Dewease.

Greg Hodnett rode home third followed by Smith and Brent Marks.

Sixth through 10th went to Don Kreitz Jr., Haas, Krimes, Nicole Bower and Brian Montieth.

Glenndon Forsythe took the lead at the start of the regularly slated 410 sprint feature and saw Westhafer drive into second on the second tour.

With Forsythe running the top, Westhafer pounded his bottom groove, keeping pace with Forsythe but struggling to complete a pass.

Meanwhile, ninth starter Montieth was working forward, zooming around the cushion and took over third on the ninth tour.

The rapid race pace was slowed on the 11th lap for a stopped Brock Zearfoss and the restart saw a wild three-car race for control take place.

As the leaders headed for the completion of the 14th lap, Westhafer finally got the run off of the bottom out of the second turn that he was looking for and he drove by Forsythe for control but at the same time, Montieth likewise got a run he needed and he drove even lower on the track as the trio entered the third corner, trying to take the lead with a two car pass.

But the near three wide move for control saw Forsythe shoot toward the top of the track in front of the field, losing control and causing another yellow flag to unfurl.

This gave the lead to Westhafer who just like before over Dewease held his ground over Montieth this time in the first and second turns.

But the third and fourth turns would be a different story this time as Montieth overtook the leader to gain control with 10 laps to go and cruise to this second Williams Grove win of the season.

Westhafer settled for a fine second followed by Alan Krimes, Haas and Dewease.

Sixth through 10th went to Don Kreitz Jr., Ryan Smith, Greg Hodnett, Brent Marks and Austin Hogue.

Heats for the 31-car field went to Smith, Dewease, Krimes and Westhafer with Brock Zearfoss claiming the consolation race.

Kevin Nouse motored from the ninth starting spot in the 20-lap 358 sprint main up to fourth on the first lap as Scott Fisher took control.

Nouse moved into third on the second circuit and then was forced to watch veteran Rich Eichelberger try to overtake Fisher for the lead.

It took until the halfway point for Nouse to finally find an opening to weave through in order to put Eichelberger behind him and after getting by for second he made quick work of Fisher for the lead with seven laps to go.

Adrian Shaffer took over second from Fisher with three to go.

Doug Hammaker got around Fisher for third at the finish with Fisher ending up fourth and Eichelberger fading to fifth.

Heats for the 21-car field went to Nouse, Chandler Leiby and Shaffer.

September 12, 2014 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps, Kimmel Memorial: 1. Rodney Westhafer, 2. Lance Dewease, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Ryan Smith, 5. Brian Montieth, 6. Don Kreitz Jr., 7. Cory Haas, 8. Alan Krimes, 9. Nicole Bower, 10. Brian Montieth, 11. Rick Lafferty, 12. Glenndon Forsythe, 13. Ryan Wilson, 14. Austin Hogue, 15. Danny Dietrich, 16. Brad Howard, 17. Hunter Mackison, 18. Nathan Berwager, 19. Jordan Mackison, 20. Troy Fraker, 21. Bill Stine

DNS: Brock Zearfoss, Adrian Shaffer

410 sprints, 25 laps, regular feature: 1. Montieth, 2. Westhafer, 3. Krimes, 4. Haas, 5. Dewease, 6. Kreitz Jr., 7. Smith, 8. Hodnett, 9. Marks, 10. Hogue, 11. Steve Buckwalter, 12. Justin Barger, 13. Robbie Kendall, 14. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 15. Wilson, 16. Bower, 17. Berwager, 18. Scott Wilson, 19. Forsythe, 20. Zearfoss, 21. Jim Shuster, 22. Tim Glatfelter, 23. Stine, 24. Chad Layton

DNQ: Ryan Kissinger, Brad Howard, Shane Hoff, Hunter Mackison, Troy Fraker, Jordan Mackison, Rick Lafferty, Danny Dietrich

358 sprints, 20 lap: 1. Kevin Nouse, 2. Adrian Shaffer, 3. Doug Hammaker, 4. Scott Fisher, 5. Rich Eichelberger, 6. Matt Campbell, 7. Matt Findley, 8. Jordan Givler, 9. Chris Arnold, 10. Jay Galloway, 11. Kody Lehman, 12. Ryan Higgins, 13. Tony Smolenyak, 14. John Braim, 15. CJ Quick, 16. Ashley Capetta, 17. Leah Starner, 18. Chase Dietz, 19. Tyler Templin, 20. Brie Hershey, 21. Chandler Leiby

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities still available for National Open Kick-It Tournament
By: Jason Bly
In just three weeks the 3nd Annual Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Tournament takes place at the Upper Allen Township Community Park just north of Williams Grove Speedway. The teams are already ahead of the pace set last year when we received over $27,000 in contributions towards Kick-It. We can’t thank everyone enough for all the hard work of all our players and volunteers.
Businesses and personal donators that have given $150 or more by online donation will receive 3 additional raffle tickets to be used during the raffle prize giveaway at the end of the event. Please stop by the registration table from 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. on October 3rd to receive your tickets, you must bring a copy of your donation receipt to receive the tickets. Also, if you went to Arooga’s during our Kick-It day bring that receipt as well. If you spent over $30 you will receive a free raffle ticket. If your business or race team would like to donate something to the raffle please contact jason@paposseracing.com. We will have other updates and releases from now until game day at PAPosseracing.com, our PAPosseracing Facebook page as well as on our twitter account @jasonbly.
If you would like to donate at the event instead of online, drop your donation off in one of the donation buckets for the team you wish to support for the event. The team that raises the most funds will receive a special prize to be shared by all members of the team. Some of the prize may be for 21 years of age or older. The speaker/captain of the team must be over 21 years of age to receive the gift pack. If you cannot make the event but also do not wish to make your donation online, please mail your donation (make checks payable to Kick-It): TreLei, Attn: PAPosseracing.com Kick-it Event, 1550 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331. Our hope is to also have many other prizes to give away to those teams and players that raise the most money for the Kick-It Foundation. Directions to the park: From the Speedway, head north two miles on Williams Grove Rd, then turn right onto Fisher Road. From there it is a mile drive to the Upper Allen Township Community Park is past Friendship Park on the right at the end of Fisher Road.
We would like to thank the following sponsors for supporting this year's Williams Grove National Open Tournament: Musicscape Productions, Fast Tees, York Revolution, Fastener Specialties, PAPosseracing.com, Hoseheads.com, Wal-Mart of Mechancisburg, Sunoco Foods, Hickory Falls Entertainment Center, Gullifty’s, Berks Foods, The Harrisburg Senators Baseball Club, Apple Automotive Group, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Allegro Winery, Hanover Bowling Center, Lelands.com and many others...

 

32ND ANNUAL NATIONAL OPEN FOR 410 SPRINT CARS HONORS THE MEMORY OF SPRINT CAR CHAMPION JIM NACE

Late Models Also Scheduled To Compete

Selinsgrove Speedway will honor the memory of the track’s only five-time sprint car champion Jim Nace with the running of this Saturday’s (Sept. 13) 32nd Annual National Open for 410 sprint cars sponsored by Selinsgrove Ford. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying is slated to begin at 7 p.m.

The Nace Memorial National Open will be a 44-lap tribute race paying $12,000 to win and $500 to start out of a total purse in excess of $40,000. The Fast Tees Fast Time Award will pay $300.

Joining the 410 sprint cars on this Saturday’s racing card will be the super late models in a 25-lap main event paying $1,500 to win. The rain date, if needed, will be 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, for sprint cars only.

A special edition National Open t-shirt, produced by Fast Tees, will be on sale this weekend. The Nace family will have various memorabilia from Jim Nace’s racing career on display inside the main gate. An autograph session including many of central Pennsylvania’s top sprint car drivers is also scheduled to take place behind the covered grandstand 5:30-6 p.m.

In recent years, race fans, teams, and officials have come to call the National Open “The Nace Race.” The 2014 edition marks the fifth straight year the race is named in memory of Nace, who died in November 2009 following a seven-year battle with cancer.

Pat Cannon of Etters, who joined the late Maynard Yingst of Linglestown as only the second driver to win three consecutive National Opens with a victory in last year’s race, will be seeking his first win of 2014 in the Sept. 13 event.

Fred Rahmer of Salfordville, who turned in a thrilling second-place finish in last year’s race before retiring from driving at the end of the season, is the track’s only five-time winner of the Open. Rahmer’s victories in the Open occurred in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2000. Todd Shaffer of Millerstown is second on the Open career win list with four championships in 1993, 1994, 2001 and 2008.

Yingst’s wins in the Open occurred in 1983, 1984, and 1985. Other past repeat winners include Greg Hodnett of Thomasville (1998, 2004, 2007), Lance Dewease of Fayetteville (2002, 2009, 2010) and Don Kreitz Jr. of Sinking Spring (1986 and 1992).

Single-time winners of the Open include Dave Blaney of Cortland, Ohio (1987); Keith Kauffman of Mifflintown (1988); Doug Wolfgang of Sioux Falls, S.D. (1989); Sammy Swindell of Bartlett, Tenn. (1990); Johnny Mackison Jr. of York (1991); Stevie Smith of Broken Arrow, Okla. (2003); Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg (2005); and Chad Layton of Harrisburg (2006).

The National Open will mark the third appearance of the season by the 410 sprint cars at Selinsgrove Speedway. This year’s previous races were won by Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove (March 23 Season Opener) and Brent Marks of Myerstown (July 6 PA Speedweek Finale).

Title sponsor Selinsgrove Ford, a family-owned and operated dealership serving the Susquehanna Valley for more than 50 years, specializes in the sales and service of new and pre-owned vehicles, parts, body shop repairs, 24-hour towing, and financing.

For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can also be reached at 570.674.2999.

Purse for 32nd Annual National Open for 410 Sprint Cars (9/13/14): 1) $12,000 2) $5,000 3) $3,000 4) $2,200 5) $2,000 6) $1,800 7) $1,600 8) $1,400 9) $1,200 10) $1,000 11) $900 12) $850 13) $800 14) $750 15) $700 16) $650 17) $600 18) $550 19-24) $500 Fast Time: $300 Also Racing: Super Late Models Admission for National Open (9/13/14): Adults $30; Students (12-17) $20; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Passes $40

 

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Speedway Prepping For Mighty October Events!

World of Outlaws & Keystone RaceSaver Blue Collar Classic In Offing

9/8/14

Port Royal – After a few weeks off on the heels of the 47th annual Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars, Port Royal Speedway will now take a much-needed break in order to prepare for its October events.

The track returns to action over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11, for the two-day, Blue Collar Classic weekend featuring a Keystone RaceSaver Sprints interregional 305 sprint challenge and the 410 sprints.

The interregional RaceSaver 305 sprints, hosted by the PASS 305 circuit, are on the agenda both days with limited late model action at the track as well on Friday, beginning at 7 pm.

The 410 sprints will race on Saturday night in a tune-up event for the upcoming World of Outlaws invasion with the RaceSaver 305s in the spotlight for their Blue Collar Classic main.

The xtreme stocks also race on October 11, beginning at 5 pm.

And then the much-ballyhooed return of the STP World of Outlaws Sprints will take place at the historic oval on Saturday, October 25 at 5 pm when the traveling band returns to the Juniata County oval for the first time in a decade.

This will be the last appearance for competition in Pennsylvania by King Of The Outlaws Steve Kinser as a full-time outlaws racer.

Reserve seats are now on sale at www.worldofoutlaws.com/tickets

Reserve seating admission tickets, available in rows 7 – 19 of the aluminum grandstand, are set at $35 with adult general “day of” prices set at $30.

General admission prices for students ages 12 – 18 for the outlaws show will be just $20. Ages 0 – 11 will be admitted for free to general admission areas.

Rows 1 – 6 of the aluminum grandstand will be open to general admission ticket holders.

A reserved seat/ticket, in rows 7 – 19 if desired, for ages 0 – 11 and for students will be the aforementioned $35.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Note: Friday, October 10 program to be cancelled in the event that Williams Grove Speedway is forced to use date as a make up for National Open.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

This weekend saw 2 more races completed for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade. Friday night series point leader, and the divisions leading feature winner Brad McClelland piced up his 9th feature win of the season at Trail Way Speedway leading all 25 laps from his pole posistion. At Williams Grove Speedway Matthew Campbell would score his 1st career feature win at the historic half mile. McClelland would stretch out his series point lead over Kevin Nouse who would finish 3rd at Williams Grove after charging through the field from his 1th starting spot. Nouse would also pick up his heat win, but would loose 10 more points in the series point standings to Brad. With only 9 more races in the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade season long chase every point is extremly important to both drivers. Only 2 races are left at Trail Way Speedway where McClelland has won 9 times this season, so Brad is going to have to travel north to Williams Grove where Nouse is the Point Leader to protect his series point lead. Both drivers will be going head to head leading up to the series finally on November 15th at Susquehanna Speedway where the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade series Champion will be crowned and 1 driver will walk away with the $3,000 top prize.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland- 877 Pts.(9 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -815 Pts. (7 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -567 Pts. (4 win) 4. Matt Campbell -530 Pts. (3 win) 5. Chandler Leiby -503 Pts. (1 win) 6. Dwight Leppo - 465 Pts. (1 win) 7.Jeff Rohrbaugh -448 Pts.(2 wins) 8. Robert Kendall - 426 Pts. (3 Win) 9.Niki Young -421 Pts. (1 win) 10.Isaac Sneeringer -412 Pts.(3 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

The final 9 races in the chase for the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade point series championship.

September 12th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway September 19th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway September 20th Lincoln Speedway September 26th Williams Grove Speedway October 10th Williams Grove Speedway October 11th Lincoln Speedway November 15th Susquehanna Speedway

 

 

Williams Grove Speedway Hosts Twin 410 Sprint Mains Friday!

Big Sprint Show Includes Make Up Kimmel Memorial and 358 sprints

9/7/14

Mechanicsburg – A big program of 410 and 358 sprint car racing is on tap at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday night, September 12 at 7:30 pm when twin 410 sprint mains are spun off along with a 358 sprint car feature.

A full program of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 and Tool Shed of America 358 sprint qualifying and feature events is on the agenda as regularly slated action but a held-over, make up 25-lap 410 sprint main will also be staged.

The make-up sprint feature was originally postponed due to rain on Billy Kimmel Memorial night at the track on August 31.

There will be no increase in admission for the sprint car special this week at Williams Grove Speedway.

Adult general admission is set at $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 priced at just $8.

Senior Citizen general admission pricing will also be in effect with fans born in 1957 or earlier admitted for just $8 through the end of the season, with the exception of the October National Open.

And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Both divisions of sprint cars will again be on the racing card on September 19 before a National Open tune up takes place along with the 358 sprints on September 26.

The September 26 program will also decide the 2014 Diamond Series championship for the 410 sprint cars.

The month of September is all in preparation for the the biggest sprint car show on the East Coast, the STP World of Outlaws Williams Grove Speedway National Open, coming up on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4.

The World of Outlaws sprint car sanctioned event will pay $50,000 to the winner of the Saturday night 40-lap National Open finale.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Hodnett Wins Fourth Port Royal Tuscarora 50, Lafferty Earns Port Track Title

Dave Leidy gets econo late main

9/6/14

Port Royal – Greg Hodnett of Thomasville made a bold first lap, thread the needle move to take the lead in Saturday’s 47th annual Tuscarora 50 for 410 sprints at Port Royal Speedway to trump the field for the fourth 50 checkers of his career worth over $13,000.

Hodnett started fourth in the deep field that was whittled down from 41 entries in the All Stars event, with Danny Holtgraver and Lynton Jeffrey on the front row for the green flag.

And when the field roared down the frontchute into the first turn, Hodnett hung with his high line around the top and blasted to the outside of Pittsburgh’s Holtgraver as he came off of the second corner.

With Holtgraver racing just a car length or so behind pacesetter Jeffrey, Hodnett first got alongside Holtgraver and then weaved his No. 27 through the hole between the pair of leaders to drop to the inside of Jeffrey as the pair raced toward the backstretch scoreboard.

A battle of wills then found Hodnett throttling deep under Jeffrey as the pair entered the third turn to force Jeffrey up the track and give himself control of the event as the first lap was recorded.

A yellow flag regrouped the field with six laps down for debris on the backstretch, finding Hodnett holding sway over Jeffrey, Holtgraver, sixth starter Dale Blaney and eighth starter Dave Blaney.

The Blaney brothers prior to that time had blasted with relative ease into the top five while slinging around the top of the track.

The restart saw Dale Blaney overtake Holtgraver and then Jeffrey with eight down to take over second while brother Dave worked into third on the same circuit with 10th starter Stevie Smith now up to fourth.

Hodnett entered the rear of the field with 11 laps completed chased by Dale Blaney and Smith who was up to third.

It took until the 20th circuit for Smith to motor by Dale Blaney for second as the field negotiated heavy lapped traffic and shortly thereafter the lap 25 mandatory break for refueling reset the field.

However by this time, the track had begun to develop a strip laden with rubber around the inside of the oval due to tire wear, taking the edge off of the final 25 tours of the event.

Hodnett restarted with a pair of lapped cars separating himself from Smith, Dale Blaney, ninth starter Lance Dewease and Holtgraver.

The top five would continue running in that order until very near the end of the event when Dale Blaney’s motor began to sour, dropping him backward dramatically.

It was at that point that Dewease took over third, where he would finish, followed by Holtgraver and Lucas Wolfe.

Hodnett’s margin of victory in the prestigious event was 2.053 seconds over Friday night winner Stevie Smith.

The Thomasville speedster previously scored Tuscarora 50 laurels in 1998 and 2004 while driving for Bob Stewart in the No. 12 and again in 2009 while at the wheel of the No. 22 for Jim and Sandy Kline.

His 2014 victory tied him atop the Tuscarora 50 all time win list with four victories, joining other four time champions Dewease, Fred Rahmer and Doug Wolfgang.

The victory was a career first in the event for Hodnett’s current car owner Mike Heffner, who called the Tuscarora 50 checkers the biggest of his car ownership career.

Sixth through 10th in the event went to Ryan Smith, Blane Heimbach, Mike Erdley, Rick Lafferty and Brent Marks.

Lafferty closed the night by claiming the 2014 sprint car track title by a scant 10-point margin over Erdley.

Heats for the field went to Hodnett, Lafferty, Jeffrey and Dewease with Rodney Westhafer scoring the B Main.

Chad Layton earned a provisional starting spot in the event as the highest driver in Port Royal points who was running at the end of the B Main but who failed to qualify.

As the highest finishing Port Royal regular who failed to qualify in the B, Logan Wagner earned the $500 16th annual Will Gamble Memorial Determination Award in honor of the late speedway enthusiast.

Joey Hershey earned over $350 in honor of late speedway supporter Al Battista for crossing the feature finish line as the lowest finishing Port Royal regular in the 50 field.

Dale Blaney earned $300 for the Packer’s Concessions Fast Time Award after positing a lap in time trials of 16.776 seconds.

Dave Leidy led all 15 laps of the 355 econo late model feature with Andrew Yoder finishing second.

Trent Brenneman trailed Leidy for nearly the entire race before close racing quarters on the final lap found him yielding to Yoder for the second spot.

Brenneman rode home third followed by Eric Irvin and Tim Krape.

Krape sealed the 2014, inaugural track title for the new division.

Heats for the econos went to Krape and Shaun Miller.

Race Results:

Feature Finishes

9/6/14

410 sprints, 50 laps,: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Lance Dewease, 4. Danny Holtgraver, 5. Lucas Wolfe, 6. Ryan Smith, 7. Blane Heimbach, 8. Mike Erdley, 9. Rick Lafferty, 10. Brent Marks, 11. Dave Ely, 12. Curt Stroup, 13. Lynton Jeffrey, 14. Doug Esh, 15. TJ Stutts, 16. Dale Blaney, 17. Chad Layton, 18. Rodney Westhafer, 19. Jac Haudenschild, 20. Brock Zearfoss, 21. Joey Hershey, 22. Dave Blaney, 23. Justin Barger, 24. Brian Montieth, 25. Tyler Bear

Lap Leaders: Greg Hodnett, 1 – 50

DNQ: Justin Henderson, Danny Dietrich, Curt Michael, Davey Sammons, Billy Dietrich, Dylan Cisney, Daryl Stimeling, Pat Cannon, Nate Snyder, Wayne Dadetto, Trenton Schaeffer, Logan Wagner, Kyle Moody, Ryan Wilson, Nicole Bower, Troy Fraker

Econo late models, 15 laps: 1. Dave Leidy, 2. Andrew Yoder, 3. Trent Brenneman, 4. Eric Irvin, 5. Tim Krape, 6. Jason Nace, 7. Shaun Miller, 8. Troy Miller, 9. Brett Hockenberry, 10. Lucas Bryner, 11. Danny Sollers, 12. Jason Peachey, 13. Garrett Gray, 14. Devin Hart

DNS: Jared Fulkroad

 

 

Saturday, September 6, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., September 13, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7 PM) – 40TH ANNUAL LAWRENCE CHEVROLET SPORTSMAN 100 for Super Sportsman, plus 358 Late Models

LINCOLN LOSES TO RAIN; CHASE DIETZ CLAIMS FIRST TRACK TITLE IN 358 SPRINTS;

Night #2 of Trail-Way/Lincoln 358 Sprint Shootout postponed to September 2oth;

PASS Racesaver 305 Sprints added to September 20th show

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 9/6/2014 – Lincoln Speedway gave it the ole’ college try Saturday, running in the track after a mid-afternoon rainfall and sitting through a lightning delay as the three divisions of race cars were getting ready to come out for warm-ups.

But persistent rainfall coupled with another band of rain off to the west forced promoters to cancel Saturday’s program shortly after 7:00 p.m.

Because Saturday’s event was to be the final points race of the season, Chase Dietz locked up his first-ever 358 sprint car track title over 2013 track champ Niki Young, who finished 95 points behind. Had the race been run, Dietz would have had to finish 18th or better to claim the title. Third through fifth in season points were Chandler Leiby, Matt Campbell, and lady driver Brie Hershey. Another female driver, Ashley Cappetta, finished the season sixth in points.

The second leg of the Trail-Way/Lincoln Shootout was postponed to the next 358 sprint car show on September 20th, and the PA Sprint Series Racesaver 305 sprints will make up their portion of the program on the same date (9/20).

Lincoln swings back in action next Saturday night, September 13th, with the 40TH ANNUAL LAWRENCE CHEVROLET SPORTSMAN 100 for the Super Sportsman, plus 358 Late Models. Gates will open at 5 PM, with super sportsman time trials scheduled to start at 7 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

 

 

McCLELLAND SCORES EIGHTH TRAIL-WAY WIN OF THE YEAR IN 358 SPRINTS;

Hanover, PA (09/05/14) – “We got lucky again.”

So say a lot of winners in victory lane. But Brad McClelland was right.

McClelland drew the pole for the first leg of the Trail-Way/Lincoln 358 Shootout, and led every lap of Friday night’s 25-lap feature event.

“The track was outstanding…the best it’s been all year,” said the Central PA 358 point series leader after scoring his eighth Trail-Way win of the year, “We’ve had a real good season, and my crew always has an awesome car for me to race.”

The only issue McClelland had to deal with was lapped traffic through the first 18 non-stop laps, and even they didn’t seem to bother him.

“The lapped cars were real good,” said McClelland, “This one was easy tonight.”

McClelland’s final margin of victory over second-place Mike Bittinger was 2.69 seconds.

Cody Fletcher, ninth-starting Jeff Rohrbaugh (hard charger), and Jeff Halligan completed the top five.

The only caution of the event came out on lap 19 for Shane Smith, who slowed on the front stretch and came to a stop in turn one. During the caution, Isaac Sneeringer pulled to the infield.

Heats for the 16 “358” sprinters were won by Zach Euculano and Randy Whisler.

Picking up his fifth straight personal win, Tyler Walton came from eighth starting spot to win both the 600cc micro-sprint feature and the Path Valley/Trail-Way Mid-Summer Shootout.

Walton, who also won the Path Valley event last Saturday night, took the lead from Arron Spahr on lap 15 and led the rest of the way, crossing 1.97 seconds ahead of Spahr at the finish.

Third through fifth were Travis Scott, ninth-starting Brad Weber, and Bo Gordon.

Weber’s fourth-place finish was good enough to earn the 2014 Trail-Way 600cc micro-sprint title and second place overall in the Shootout.

Third through fifth in the Shootout itself were Anthony Macri, Jim Young, and Spahr.

Qualifiers for the 21 micros were won by Young, David Holbrook, and Alyson Dietz.

Harlon Leppo, in his first Trail-Way appearance of the year, started on the pole and led every lap of the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature.

Hard charger Lucas Montgomery came from tenth starting spot to finish second, with Chris McKinney, Travis McClelland, and Bob Stough rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 18 Legends were won by McClelland and Montgomery.

Kyle Rohrbaugh claimed his second win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Rohrbaugh started tenth, took the lead from Justin Oberlin in a three-wide battle for the lead in turn four of lap seven, and held off Kenny Startzman by 1.06 seconds at the finish.

Third through fifth were 12th-starting Matt Chronister, 14th-starting Shane Miller, and Oberlin.

Qualifiers for the 18 limited stocks were won by Shannon Weaver and Jeff Foster.

Next Friday (9/12), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars for the $2,000 to win Trone Outdoor Championship. Also on the schedule are the Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, and Mason-Dixon 270cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway September 5, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 1B-Mike Bittinger; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh(HC); 5. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 6. 4-Dwight Leppo; 7. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 8. 10-Zach Euculano; 9. 31-Chase Dietz; 10. 64-Randy Whisler; 11. 30-Seth Kearchner; 12. 55-Brian Eichelberger; 13. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 14. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer(DNF); 15. 00S-Shane Smith(DNF); 16. 01-Rick Horn(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Brad McClelland (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 10-Zach Euculano; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 31-Chase Dietz; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 6. 00S-Shane Smith; 7. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; DNS: 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer. Time 2:30.59.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 64-Randy Whisler; 2.1B-Mike Bittinger ; 3. 6R-Brad McClelland; 4. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 30-Seth Kearchner; 7. 55-Brian Eichelberger; 8. 01-Rick Horn. Time 2:27.54.

600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 14T-Tyler Walton; 2. 16-Aaron Spahr; 3. 07-Travis Scott; 4. 17-Brad Weber; 5. 13-Bo Gordon; 6. 880-Kameron Morral(HC); 7. 1-Shawn Seifert; 8. 39-Anthony Macri; 9. 89-Alyson Dietz; 10. 17D-David Holbrook; 11. 8-Jim Young; 12. 14K-Hannah Riser; 13. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 14. 51-Kevin Steele; 15. 67-Justin Whittail; 16. 27Q-Mike Rynard; 17. 5R-Ron Lewis(DNF); 18. 10B-Brandon Noel(DNF); 19. 10-Jeremy Glass(DNF); DNS:14S-Bret Cronrath; 95-Garrett Bard. Time 5:24.31.

Lap Leaders- Ron Lewis (1-2); Arron Spahr (3-14); Tyler Walton (15-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 8-Jim Still; 2. 39-Anthony Macri; 3. 16-Arron Spahr; 4. 5R-Ron Lewis; 5. 10-Jeremy Glass; 6. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 7. 95-Garrett Bard. Time 2:10.68.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 17D-David Holbrook; 2. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr.; 3. 17-Bradley Weber; 4. 07-Travis Scott; 5. 1-Shawn Seifert; 6. 880-Kameron Morral; 7. 51-Kevin Steele. Time 2:08.47.

Heat 3 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 89-Alyson Dietz; 2. 14T-Tyler Walton; 3. 14K-Hannah Riser; 4. 10B-Brandon Noel; 5. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 6. 27Q-Mike Rynard; 7. 67-Justin Whittail. Time 2:12.47.

 

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Stevie Smith Claims Port Royal All Star Night Before The Tuscarora 50

Point Chase Tighter Than Ever For Lafferty, Erdley, Layton And Heimbach

9/5/14

Port Royal – Stevie Smith overtook Doug Esh and drove to his second career Night Before The Tuscarora 50 sprint car victory on Friday night at Port Royal Speedway, worth $5,000.

A native of Hanover, Smith’s first win in the event was back in 2010 while his All Stars win on Friday night gave him an even dozen in the all time Port Royal record books.

In the 20-lap super late model main, Selinsgrove’s Dylan Yoder became the first repeat winner of the season in the division, scoring the victory in the final show of the year at the track for the super stock cars.

Doug Esh and Danny Holtgraver took the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints feature green from the front row in what would end up being a 30-lap non-stop feature event.

Esh was holding sway over the field when Smith got by Holtgraver for second on the eighth tour as the front-runners negotiated heavy traffic at the rear of the field.

Lancaster’s Esh, in his first night back after a nasty crash last Saturday night at the track, began struggling with the lapped traffic and that’s all it took for Smith to go out in front with 11 laps completed.

As Esh began slipping backward, Holtgraver went into second on the 13th tour and began giving chase of the new leader.

With Smith on the bottom and middle grooves, Holtgraver began slinging his No. 10H around the high side of the speedway and with 10 to go the Pittsburgh pilot appeared ready to overtake Smith for the lead.

And indeed on a few occasions he was able to draw alongside the leader’s No. 51 but Smith was just good enough on the bottom of the track to keep pace with Holtgraver during his challenges before getting away with his lead during the final five circuits.

Monday’s Labor Day winner, Danny Dietrich surged around Holtgraver with a lap to go but ran out of time to run down Smith for the win.

Holtgraver held on for third followed by 10th starter Dale Blaney and Blane Heimbach.

Sixth through 10th went to 13th starter Greg Hodnett, 19th starter Lance Dewease, Brent Marks, Mike Erdley and Esh.

Heats for the 41-car field went to Curt Stroup, Marks, Lynton Jeffrey and Chad Layton.

Lucas Wolfe set quick time in qualifications with a lap of 16.258 seconds and won the B Main.

Esh earned the pole for the feature by winning the dash.

With the final race looming in the 2014 point chase as the Saturday night Tuscarora 50, Rick Lafferty leads the standings by 15 markers over Mike Erdley, with Layton 30 out of the lead followed by Heimbach who is just 65 back.

Last week’s feature winner, Justin Kann led the first three laps of the super late model main before fourth starter Dylan Yoder took over.

Shortly after he got control, Yoder’s pace was slowed for a caution period but he was clearly in control for the balance of the event.

Instead, racing for second, third and four spots heated up with Kann spinning out of second at the halfway point.

Rance Garlock inherited second for the restart and then held off Mitch Hack for the spot.

Chad Hollenbeck was fourth followed by Mike Lupfer.

Sixth through 10th went to Andy Haus, Tim Wilson, Jim Yoder, Brett Schadel and Jeff Rine.

By virtue of starting the feature event, Shermansdale’s Lupfer officially sealed up the 2014 track title for the division.

It is the pilots first Port Royal track crown.

Heats for the 26-car field went to Kann, Lupfer and Garlock with Waylon Wagner taking the consolation race.

Fast time in time trials was set by Dylan Yoder with a lap of 18.688 seconds.

Race Results:

Feature Finishes

9/5/14

410 sprints, 30 laps,: 1. Stevie Smith, 2. Danny Dietrich, 3. Danny Holtgraver, 4. Dale Blaney, 5. Blane Heimbach, 6. Greg Hodnett, 7. Lance Dewease, 8. Brent Marks, 9. Mike Erdley, 10. Doug Esh, 11. Nate Snyder, 12. Justin Barger, 13. Ryan Smith, 14. Lucas Wolfe, 15. Lynton Jeffrey, 16. Rick Lafferty, 17. Curt Michael, 18. Brian Montieth, 19. Curt Stroup, 20. Justin Henderson, 21. Davey Sammons, 22. Chad Layton, 23. Dylan Cisney, 24. Brock Zearfoss

DNQ: Ryan Taylor, Tyler Bear, Wayne Dadetto, Dave Ely, Joey Hershey, Trenton Schaeffer, Jac Haudenschild, Logan Wagner, Kyle Moody, Ryan Wilson, Rodney Westhafer, Kyle Pruitt, Vince Snyder, Nicole Bower, Troy Fraker, Jay Reichard, Dave Blaney

Late models, 20 laps: 1. Dylan Yoder, 2. Rance Garlock, 3. Mitch Hack, 4. Chad Hollenbeck, 5. Mike Lupfer, 6. Andy Haus, 7. Tim Wilson, 8. Jim Yoder, 9. Brett Schadel, 10. Jeff Rine, 11. Trent Brenneman, 12. Scott Flickinger, 13. Jason Schmidt, 14. Patrick Bryner, 15. Waylon Wagner, 16. Meade Hahn, 17. Tim Fedder, 18. Jeff Miller Sr., 19. Cody Robbins, 20. Dave Bailor, 21. Justin Kann, 22. Tim Smith Jr., 23. Hayes Mattern, 24. Chuck Haydt Jr.

DNQ: Kolton Wagner, Tony Adams

 

 

FOSS JEWELERS FOUR DIVISION RACING CARD THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will return to racing action at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 6, with a four division program of 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners presented by Foss Jewelers of Selinsgrove. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The 360 sprint cars will compete in a 25-lap main event paying $2,000 to win. In the A&A Auto Stores/Mach 1 Chassis standings, six-time 360 sprint car winner Mark Smith of Sunbury holds a 290-point lead over three-time winner TJ Stutts of Liverpool in the chase for the track championship. Both Smith and Stutts are seeking their first career track titles.

Defending sprint car champion Jason Shultz of Carlisle, one-time winner Ryan Kissinger of Bloomsburg, and Derek Locke of Mechanicsburg round out the top five positions with just two points races remaining for the division's inaugural season at the Snyder County half-mile oval.

The super late models, coming off the prestigious World of Outlaws-sanctioned National Open weekend, will be back this Saturday in a 25-lap feature paying $1,500 to win. With three points races remaining, former nine-time champion and five-time winner Jeff Rine of Danville carries a mere 100-point advantage over one-time winner Steve Campbell of Danville entering this weekend's action. Two-time winner Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, Bryan Bernheisel of Jonestown, and two-time winner Dave Zona of Montrose are currently in the top five positions.

Turning in a strong performance in 2014 with five feature wins, Brad Mitch of McClure has already clinched the pro stock track championship. Mitch currently has a 830-point lead over four-time winner Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove. Adam Campbell of Danville, three-time winner Nathan Long of Selinsgrove, and Jake Buck of Freeburg are sitting in the top five spots with two points races on the schedule.

In the roadrunner division, seven-time winner Keith Bissinger of Orangeville enters this week's race with a 120-point lead over two-time winner John Fowler Jr. of Montandon.

Each of the speedway's divisional track champions will receive a gold championship ring courtesy of Foss Jewelers, located on Route 522 in Selinsgrove. Since 1949, Foss Jewelers has been serving customers all across the central Pennsylvania region with affordable, high-quality jewelry backed with unsurpassed customer service. For more information, visit fossjewelers.com.

This Friday night Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go karts and micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can also be reached at 570.374.2999.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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Port Royal Point Title On The Line In Tuscarora 50 Races Friday & Saturday!

Trio Should Fight It Out, Four Drivers In Contention

9/1/14

Port Royal – The advent of this weekend’s Tuscarora 50 sprint car races at Port Royal Speedway will determine who is the 2014 track titlist and the title fight couldn’t be any closer as the races draw near.

After Monday’s Labor Day Classic for the sprints at Port Royal, both Rick Lafferty and Chad Layton are tied for the point lead with 4,825 markers.

Both men have a win at the historic oval already this season.

Harrisburg’s Layton is already a two-time Port Royal rack champion, having scored the laurels for Middleswarth racing in 2010 and in 2012.

If he would be able to take over the point lead and claim the crown with the conclusion of this weekend’s All Stars Sprints races, it would be an unprecedented eighth career track title for his car owner, Dave Middleswarth.

Aside from Layton’s two titles, the Middleswarth stables garnered crowns with Keith Kauffman as their driver at the track in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2007.

Middleswarth already holds the distinction of being the most successful car owner in the sprint car track title category at the oval and a triumph by Layton this weekend would just add to the team’s legacy.

Lafferty, a self-owned racer from Pennington, Nj., is looking for a first ever track title however after taking over the point lead from Mike Wagner at the track on August 30.

It would be quite a feather in Lafferty’s career cap to tie up the crown with the running of the 50 races this Friday and Saturday.

Traditionally, Lafferty has performed better than Layton on slick track surfaces like the one that the Port Royal oval usually produces over the course of the 50 events.

And not to be counted out at this point is 2006 track champion Mike Erdley of Elizabethville, who sits just 50 points out of the lead coming into the weekend.

Erdley too sometimes excels at slick track surfaces and on the heels of his car owner’s just released retirement announcement effective at the end of the season, the Cinderella story of the Tuscarora 50 weekend at Port Royal lays in his hands.

A 50-point deficit is certainly not insurmountable as the point lead has changed by at least that margin during each of the last two races contested so a come-from-behind title for the mild-mannered, Dauphin County pilot Erdley and his owner Randy Lisi is a very legitimate possibility.

Defending track champion Blane Heimbach currently sits fourth in season points, at a 120-point deficit to the tied leaders.

A bad night by any or all of the previously mentioned trio could thrust Heimbach right back to the top of the standings, a position he held for over three-quarters of the 2014 season since it began in April.

The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints will be in attendance for both nights of 50 weekend action as part of the climax of the 160th annual Juniata County Fair that surrounds the speedway.

Friday’s Night Before The 50 sprint car program will pay the winner $5,000 to win the 30 lap feature event and $400 just to start.

Packer’s Concessions of Centre Hall is sponsoring a $200 fast time award for the fastest Night Before The 50 qualifier in time trials.

The super late models are also on the Friday card with group time trials slated in warm ups.

Saturday’s 47th annual running of the Tuscarora 50 will see a total event purse of some $42,000 posted for the sprinters including a paid B Main.

Sponsored by Ramsey’s Car Washes, the Tuscarora 50 main event will pay $12,000 to win and $500 just to start.

Each lap of the Tuscarora 50 will pay $25 to lead and the Packer’s Concessions fast timer for the 50 will receive a $300 cash award.

The econo lates will join the 410 sprints for the 50, racing in a special, rare, topless event.

Admission to the Juniata County Fair that surrounds the speedway is FREE both nights with adult race general admission priced at $25 on Friday and $30 on Saturday. Students ages 12 – 18 are admitted to the races for JUST $5 both nights.

Camping is available adjacent to the fairgrounds for the economical flat price of only $30, regardless of length of stay.

Gates for both racing programs will open at 4 pm.

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The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Dietrich Excites For Port Royal Labor Day Sprint Car $4,000 Victory

Yoder and Moist claim stock cars

9/1/14

Port Royal – Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg won the 63rd annual Labor Day Classic for 410 sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on Monday afternoon, becoming the third and final leader in the event that saw a total of four lead changes.

In the 355 econo late feature it was Middleburg’s Andrew Yoder who dominated for the victory to record his fourth oval win of the season while Andrew Moist came out on top in the four cylinder main event.

A draw put two-time Labor Day Champion on the pole for the start of the 25-lap Classic event with two-time Port Royal 2014 winner Brent Marks alongside. Just behind in row two was Dietrich and four-time and defending Classic champion Lance Dewease.

Just as the feature green unfurled rains hit the third and fourth corner of the speedway, causing an abrupt stoppage of the race.

After a delay of about an hour, Hodnett took the lead over a fast starting Dewease when action got underway.

A caution flag regrouped the field with three laps down and on the restart Lance Dewease powered around Hodnett to take control.

Dewease’s run at the front looked at first solid but quickly found him struggling on the daytime surface and Hodnett drove underneath in the first and second corner to reclaim control on the 10th tour.

A lap later, the only driver who was running the top of the track, Dietrich motored by Dewease for second and began running down a stellar-running Hodnett.

Dietrich was right at home using the high outside, ever-slickening groove, rooster-tailing at times as he chased Hodnett through traffic.

And then with a little more than eight laps to go he surged to Hodnett’s outside as the pair ran down the backchute and shot through the middle entering the third corner to take over Hodnett’s bottom groove and the lead.

After getting control, Dietrich continued to take chances with his lead and nearly gave up control after a brush with the outside wall but he soon went back to the bottom to maintain his advantage.

With a lap to go, a final yellow set up a restart but Dietrich pulled away on the restart for the prestigious $4,000 victory, his first ever at the track and seventh overall of the season.

Hodnett was second followed by Dewease, Marks and Mike Erdley.

Sixth through 10th went tot Chad Layton, Dave Ely, Blane Heimbach, Logan Wagner and Billy Dietrich.

Heats for the 24-car field went to Dietrich, Hodnett and Marks.

Rick Lafferty entered the race with the season point lead over Layton but after a finish of 16th, both he and Layton are now tied at the top of the chase for the title with Erdley just 50 points back.

Andrew Yoder wired the field for the 15-lap econo late model main.

Jason Nace trailed early but gave way to one-time winner Dave Leidy with under five laps to go .

Nace held on to third with a hard charging, 12th starter Tim Krape finishing fourth and Todd Snook ending up fifth.

Heats for the 14-car field went to Leidy and Ralph Morgan Jr.

A 27-car field of four cylinder stock cars competed on the Labor Day clay and after working forward the entire 15-lap main from the ninth starting spot, Andrew Moist powered into the lead with just two laps left in the race.

The event was riddled with caution flags while also producing exciting action.

Ricky Weaver Jr. led from the outset before Ryan Peer took control on the seventh tour.

Weaver went back out in front with five laps left and then fell victim to Peer again with three to go before Moist upended them all for the victory.

Lee Zook, Weaver, Peer and Cale Martin rounded out the top five finshers.

Heats went to Josh Frantz, Weaver and Terry Hartlouv.

Race Results:

Feature Finishes

9/1/14

410 sprints, 25 laps,: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Lance Dewease, 4. Brent Marks, 5. Mike Erdley, 6. Chad Layton, 7. Dave Ely, 8. Blane Heimbach, 9. Logan Wagner, 10. Billy Dietrich, 11. Daryl Stimeling, 12. Curt Stroup, 13. Tyler Bear, 14. Dylan Cisney, 15. Brock Zearfoss, 16. Rick Lafferty, 17. Mark Zimmerman, 18. Troy Fraker, 19. Wayne Dadetto, 20. Vince Snyder, 21. Joey Hershey, 22. Dan Shetler, 23. Jack Thornton, 24. Bradley Howard

Econo late models, 15 laps: 1. Andrew Yoder, 2. Dave Leidy, 3. Jason Nace, 4. Tim Krape, 5. Todd Snook, 6. Devin Hart, 7. Eric Irvin, 8. Jared Fulkroad, 9. Shaun Miller, 10. Brett Hockenberry, 11. Danny Sollers, 12. Chase Bowsman, 13. Troy Miller, 14. Garrett Gray, 15. Ralph Morgan Jr.

Four cylinder feature, 15 laps: 1. Andrew Moist, 2. Lee Zook, 3. Ricky Weaver Jr., 4. Ryan Peer, 5. Cale Martin, 6. Matt Chronister, 7. Darly Sipe, 8. Scott Peters, 9. Brian Lefebre, 10. Kolton Wagner, 11. Terry Hartlouv, 12. Brendan Conrad, 13. Garrett Watkins, 14. Eric Boozel, 15. Fulton Menovich, 16. Nick Myers, 17. Marley Whitcomb, 18. Josh Frantz, 19. Kali Hockensmith, 20. Wesley Miller, 21. Adam Morgan, 22. Jarred Rudy, 23. Zach Moist

DNS: Jeff Foster, Sam Barge, Robby Carroll, Curt Breinich

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Williams Grove Loses Sunday Mains To Rain, Make Up Dates Announced

9/1/14

Mechanicsburg - The 410 sprint and super sportsman features were rained out at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday night, August 31.

After all qualifying had been completed and the features were ready to roll, rains hit forcing cancellation of the balance of the program.

Because all qualifying had been completed, no rain checks will be issued.

Thus, make up features for the sportsman and sprints have now been slated.

The super sportsman feature will be run this Friday, September 5 at 7:30 pm along with the already scheduled program of 358 sprints and topless limited late models.

The 410 sprint main has been scheduled to be part of the full racing program of 358 sprints and 410 sprints coming up at the track on Friday, September 12.

Moments before the start of the 25-lap 410 Sprint Car feature on Sunday night, a torrential rainstorm struck the track. After a 15-minute wait speedway officials postponed the 410 Sprint Car main and the Super Sportsman feature.

The 410 Sprint Car starting field was entering the third turn when a driving storm struck the speedway.

Before the rain’s arrival fans watched six qualifying races. Bill Stine, Ryan Smith and Rodney Westhafer won the heats for the 25 410 Sprint cars. The preliminary races for the 24 Super Sportsman went to Rich Eichelberger, Scott Geesey and Mike Enders.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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The 2014 Port Royal Speedway Tuscarora 50 Weekend By The Numbers

9/1/14

Port Royal – This weekend at Port Royal Speedway is the 47th annual Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars as part of the Juniata County Fair.

The races are Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6, at 7 pm.

Here’s what you need to know before you go:

0 – The cost to enter the Juniata County Fair that surrounds the Tuscarora 50 weekend racing. Fair admission is FREE!

1 – Driver, Lance Dewease, has a chance to become the winningest driver in the history of the prestigious 50-lap race.

2 – Nights of spectacular sprint car racing action make up the Tuscarora 50 weekend, Friday and Saturday.

3 – Drivers are tied for the most wins in the 50.

4 – The most Tuscarora 50 wins belonging to any driver.

4 – The most Night Before The 50 wins belonging to any driver.

5 – Is the cost of Student General Admission for both nights of the 50 weekend.

7 – Is the time that racing starts both nights of the 50 weekend.

8 – Different drivers have won the Night Before The 50 event.

22 – Different drivers have throttled to victory in the annual Tuscarora 50.

25 – Miles is the distance of the Saturday 50 lap Tuscarora main.

25 – Is the cost of Friday night adult general admission.

30 – Feature laps in Friday’s Night Before The 50 event.

30 – Is the cost of Saturday night adult general admission.

30 – Is the flat fee cost to camp at the fairgrounds for the 50 weekend.

39 – Cars in competition at the 2013 Night Before The 50

40 – Cars in competition at the 2013 Tuscarora 50

47 – Annual edition of the Tuscarora 50 in 2014.

68 – The year the Tuscarora 50 began.

50 – Laps the distance in the Saturday Tuscarora race.

75 – Is the State Route that runs through Port Royal off of which Port Royal Speedway is located.

98 – The year the Night Before The 50 began.

160 – Annual edition of the Juniata County Fair that surrounds the 50 weekend.

200 – Is the amount it pays to be the first non-qualifier in the Saturday B Main out of a full B purse.

200 – Is the amount of the Packer’s Concessions Fast Time Award on Friday night.

300 – Is the amount of the Packer’s Concessions Fast Time Award on Saturday night.

400 – Is the amount it pays just to start Friday’s Night Before event.

500 – Is the amount it pays just to start Saturday’s 50.

1,250 – Amount of Tuscarora 50 lap money up for grabs on Saturday night.

5,000 – To win Friday’s Night Before The 50 event.

12,000 – To win Saturday’s 50-lap feature.

13,250 – Is the amount one driver could win if he leads all 50 laps on Saturday Night.

17,000 – Is the amount one driver could claim if he just wins both 50 weekend sprint races.

18,250 – Is the amount one driver could win if he sweeps the weekend and leads all 50 Saturday laps.

24,000 – Is just shy of the total amount of Friday’s Night Before The 50 main event purse.

42,000 – Is nearly the total of Saturday’s entire Tuscarora 50 event purse.

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The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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Williams Grove Hosts 358 Sprints And Topless Limited Lates September 5

410 sprint/358 sprint doubles finish out month of September with Open looming

8/31/14

Mechanicsburg – The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will have Friday night off this week at Williams Grove Speedway but will return on September 12.

This week, September 5, the Tool Shed of America 358 sprints will share the track with topless competition for the Saturday Series 358 late models.

The topless limited lates will use time trials to set their starting grids.

The September 5 card gets underway at 7:30 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is just $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $8.

This week’s program also begins Senior Citizen admission pricing with fans born in 1957 or earlier admitted for just $8 through the end of the season, with the exception of the October National Open.

And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

The Williams Grove 358 sprints have contested eight events so far this season with current point leader Kevin Nouse atop the win list counting four to his credit.

Other winners so far this season have been Adrian Shaffer, who owns a pair, plus one-time winners Brock Zearfoss and Doug Hammaker.

Aaron Ott owns a win in combined 360/358 sprint action as well.

The 410 sprints will again take center stage at Williams Grove Speedway on September 12 along with the Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars.

An identical show is slated for September 19 before a National Open tune up takes place along with the 358 sprints on September 26.

The final show of September on the 26th will also decide the 2014 Diamond Series championship for the 410 sprints.

The month of September is all in preparation for the the biggest sprint car show on the East Coast, the World of Outlaws Williams Grove Speedway National Open, coming up on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4.

The World of Outlaws sprint car sanctioned event will pay $50,000 to the winner of the Saturday night 40-lap National Open finale.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

47th Annual Tuscarora 50 Weekend For Sprints This Week At Port Royal,

Fri/Sat Sprint Car Spectacular Slated With All Stars In The House!

Juniata County Fair Offers Free Fair Admission Both Nights!

8/31/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the 47th annual Tuscarora 50 weekend for sprint cars this Friday and Saturday night, September 5 and 6 at 7 pm, as part of the 160th annual Juniata County Fair.

The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints will be in attendance for both nights of 50 weekend action.

Friday’s Night Before The 50 sprint car program will pay the winner $5,000 to win the 30 lap feature event and $400 just to start.

Packer’s Concessions of Centre Hall is sponsoring a $200 fast time award for the fastest Night Before The 50 qualifier in time trials.

The super late models are also on the Friday card with group time trials slated in warm ups.

Saturday’s 47th annual running of the Tuscarora 50 will see a total event purse of some $42,000 posted for the sprinters including a paid B Main.

Sponsored by Ramsey’s Car Washes, the Tuscarora 50 main event will pay $12,000 to win and $500 just to start.

Each lap of the Tuscarora 50 will pay $25 to lead and the Packer’s Concessions fast timer for the 50 will receive a $300 cash award.

The econo lates will join the 410 sprints for the 50, racing in a special, rare, topless event.

Admission to the Juniata County Fair that surrounds the speedway is FREE both nights with adult race general admission priced at $25 on Friday and $30 on Saturday. Students ages 12 – 18 are admitted to the races for JUST $5 both nights.

Camping is available adjacent to the fairgrounds for the economical flat price of only $30, regardless of length of stay.

Gates for both racing programs will open at 4 pm.

The 2013 Night Before event drew 39 cars and saw Greg Hodnett wire the field for the $5,000 payday.

With 40 cars in action, last year’s Tuscarora 50 saw a rousing event thrill the fans as both Danny Dietrich and Brian Montieth came from deep within the field to challenge leader Don Kreitz Jr. for the lead with Montieth taking control nearing the 10-to-go point.

Montieth’s rally put Kreitz’s elbows up and the Sinking Spring veteran surged back to the front a few laps later to drive to his third career Tuscarora victory while pocketing over $13,000 for the checkers.

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PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Barger Holds Off Hodnett For Sprints Win

Snook and Goodwin claim companion stock car events

8/30/14

Port Royal – Justin Kann of Hesston took just shy of $4,000 out of Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, claiming the annual Butch Renninger Memorial for super late models as the kickoff race to the 160th annual Juniata County Fair.

In the 410 sprint main, Justin Barger of Montrose, Ny., recorded his first ever payday at the track after holding off Greg Hodnett.

The 15-lap econo late main was taken by Todd Snook for his third win of the season while Mike Goodwin scored the xtreme stock main event.

Jeff Miller Sr. started on the pole of the 33-lap Renninger Memorial, run in honor of the late three-time track champion.

Miller took the lead over third starter Kann when the race got started and was being chased by Kann when he entered the rear of the field on the 12th tour.

Miller slipped a bit on the turn two cushion amid heavy traffic on the 14th tour and that was all it took for Kann to take advantage and bolt into the lead.

Up to that point, Miller pocketed $429 in lap money.

A lap after giving up the lead to Kann, Miller looped his car in the second turn, bringing out the races first caution flag.

Kann restarted with Andy Haus and 12th starter Brett Schadel in pursuit.

Kann pulled his No. 66 away from any challengers when action resumed and appeared home free with four laps to go when the final yellow of the event unfurled for a stopped Eric Zembower.

By this time Mike Lupfer was up to third but no one had anything for Kann over the final two miles.

Including lap money and the fast time award, Kann walked away from the race with $3,993 plus other prizes and contingencies.

It was his first career win at the track and he became the 146th driver to claim a late model main at the oval.

Andy Haus rode home third followed by Mike Lupfer, Tim Smith Jr. and Schadel.

Sixth through 10th went to Patrick Bryner, Mitch Hack, Jason Schmidt, Waylon Wagner and Scott Flickinger.

Heats for the 21-car field went to Hack, Wagner and Haus with Kann setting fast time in qualifications with a lap of 18.416 seconds.

Barger started on the pole of the 410 sprint main and was chased by Nate Snyder when the race began but only two laps could be recorded before Lance Dewease slowed in the second corner, bringing out the yellow flag.

On the restart sixth starter Greg Hodnett made a two car pass of Rodney Westhafter and Davey Sammons to zoom into third.

Barger began lapping cars on the 10th tour and a lap later Hodnett bolted under Snyder for the second spot.

Hodnett was in hot pursuit of Barger, mounting a challenge when the final caution of the race occurred.

Hodnett stayed close to Barger on the restart and made attempts at low side moves but Barger was smooth and confident on the cushion to the finish, again entering traffic with less than five laps to go but clearing the cars just quick enough to keep Hodnett at arm’s length to the checkers.

Rick Lafferty rode home third and took over the division point lead followed by Snyder and Sammons.

Chad Layton was sixth followed by Brock Zearfoss, Brent Marks, Westhafer and Ryan Taylor.

Heats for the 28 cars in action went to Barger, Snyder and Sammons with Mark Zimmerman taking the consolation.

The second heat race was marred by a vicious crash in the first turn that saw Doug Esh slam the inside barrier and Mike Wagner smash into the outside wall before bouncing back onto the track and impacting Esh hard. Dave Hahn was also involved.

All drivers seemingly escaped injury and Wagner crawled into his son Logan’s car for the consolation in an effort to keep his title hopes alive as the point leader coming into the event.

But the start of the consolation saw Curt Stroup clout the inside turn two barrier before glancing back onto the track with Wagner making more hard impact, bringing out another red flag.

Wagner was being treated at an area medical center as of press time.

Devin Hart led the first five laps of the econo late feature before Snook took over.

Hart held on over the final 10 laps for the second spot at the finish followed by Eric Irvin, Tim Krape and Andrew Yoder.

Twin heats went to Hart and Krape.

Bill Powell led the first lap of the xtreme stock main before sixth starter Mike Goodwin took over, looking like a man on a mission as he throttled around the outside of the track for control.

Goodwin pulled away early but near the finish had Powell glued to his bumper for the final few circuits.

It was Goodwin’s second career win in the division at the oval.

Bob Bussey rode home third followed by Jason Zook and Jason Davis.

Powell unofficially claimed the 2014 xtreme stock track title with his run of second.

Race Results:

Feature Finishes

8/30/14

410 sprints, 25 laps,: 1. Justin Barger, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Rick Lafferty, 4. Nate Snyder, 5. Davey Sammons, 6. Chad Layton, 7. Brock Zearfoss, 8. Brent Marks, 9. Rodney Westhafer, 10. Ryan Taylor, 11. Mike Erdley, 12. Blane Heimbach, 13. Dave Ely, 14. Ryan Smith, 15. Curt Stroup, 16. Joey Hershey, 17. Trenton Schaeffer, 18. Mark Zimmerman, 19. Dan Shetler, 20. Tyler Bear, 21. Jim Shuster, 22. Dylan Cisney, 23. Lance Dewease, 24. Scott Wilson

DNQ: Doug Esh, Dave Hahn, Logan Wagner, Mike Wagner

Late models, 33 laps: 1. Justin Kann, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Mike Lupfer, 4. Tim Smith Jr., 5. Brett Schadel, 6. Patrick Bryner, 7. Mitch Hack, 8. Jason Schmidt, 9. Waylon Wagner, 10. Scott Flickinger, 11. Lindsay Barton, 12. Brian Hack, 13. Mike Mort, 14. Eric Zembower, 15. Tim Wilson, 16. Jeff Miller Sr., 17. Meade Hahn, 18. Derrick Casner, 19. Trent Brenneman, 20. Chuck Haydt Jr., 21. Tim Fedder

Econo late model feature, 15 laps: 1: Todd Snook, 2. Devin Hart, 3. Eric Irvin, 4. Tim Krape, 5. Andrew Yoder, 6. Jared Fulkroad, 7. Lucas Bryner, 8. Brett Hockenberry, 9. Troy Miller, 10. Jason Nace, 11. Teddy Richardson, 12. Danny Sollers, 13. Jason Peachey, 14. Chase Bowsman, 15. Rick Adair

DNS: Shaun Miller, Garrett Gray

Xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Mike Goodwin, 2. Bill Powell, 3. Bob Bussey, 4. Jason Zook, 5. Jason Davis, 6. Corey Kepner, 7. Craig Imes, 8. Tyler Amtower, 9. Karl Miller, 10. Floyd Sheets, 11. Deron Henry, 12. Pete Leister, 13. Jason Brosious

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., September 6, 2014 (7 PM) - 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints (Final points race for 358 Sprints)

Sat., September 13, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7 PM) - LAWRENCE CHEVROLET SPORTSMAN 100 for Super Sportsman, plus 358 Late Models

MONTIETH WINS FEATURE, KRIMES CLAIMS FIRST TRACK TITLE IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS;

Chandler Leiby becomes 12th different ’14 winner in 358 sprints; Russ Mitten leads ‘em all in super sportsman

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/30/2014 – Brian Montieth used lapped traffic to his advantage to grab the race lead and move into sole possession of sixth place on the all-time Lincoln win list after scoring his 43rd career win on John Gleim Excavating Night in the Pigeon Hills Saturday night.

Handicapping placed the Premier Auto Works/Auto Locator 11th for the start. Outside front row starter Ryan Wilson led the first lap before a red flag for a flipping Freddie Rahmer on the back stretch stopped the action. The rest of the 25-lap feature went non-stop.

Wilson led the first 14 laps before sixth-starting Steve Owings took over. Montieth, putting on his normal driving clinic, advanced to third by lap nine and followed Owings past Wilson into second on the same lap. Montieth continued to dog the leader until the two hit lapped traffic, driving under Owings in turns one and two of lap 21.

Once in front, Montieth drove through heavy lapped traffic to his third Lincoln win of the year.

“Fred Putney did an awesome job here,” said Montieth in victory lane, “We had almost 100 cars here and the track was still raceable. That’s really unheard of here in Central Pennsylvania. He does an excellent job week-in and week-out trying to do everything he can so we’re competitive as a race group. He’s definitely one of the best.”

“It is tough here every week,” continued Montieth, “It doesn’t matter where you start. You can start front row, or start 20th, and everybody’s got a chance to win. That’s why I think that Kasey Kahne race is going to be a good deal. You don’t need a ton of motor and anybody can win here from any point, so I think it’s going to be a good show. Short track racing is the best.”

“I want to congratulate the Krimes family,” said Montieth, “They absolutely deserve the track title. He finished second in points a couple of times and I’m sure happy for them. The run he had tonight show why he’s the track champion.”

By taking a green in warm-ups, Krimes claimed his first-ever Lawrence Chevrolet track title. And he did it in style, coming from 19th starting spot to finish fifth.

Owings and Wilson crossed second and third, followed by eighth-starting Cory Haas.

Sixth through tenth were Matt Boland, Billy Dietrich, Jim Siegel, Danny Dietrich, and Robbie Kendall.

Heats for the 27 “410” Sprints were won by Kyle Moody, Montieth, and Danny Dietrich, with Krimes winning the consolation.

Chandler Leiby, grandson of Lincoln co-promoter Bob Leiby and whose family is close friends with race sponsor John Gleim, came from eighth starting spot to claim his first win of the year in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature. It was Leiby’s second career Lincoln win.

Outside front row starter Denny Gross led the first seven laps before giving way to C.J. Tracy. Leiby was up to third by the end of the third lap, and took the lead from Tracy on lap 12. Following a lengthy red flag when two cars got hooked together in turn two of lap 13, Leiby held off Kevin Nouse, C.J. Tracy, Niki Young, and points leader Chase Dietz over the final seven laps.

Heats for the 31 “358” Sprints were won by Matt Campbell, Nouse, and Doug Hammaker, with Zach Euculano winning the consolation.

Russ Mitten started on the outside of the front row and led every lap of the 25-lap super sportsman feature.

Scott Geesey advanced from fourth to second on the first lap and drove on the back bumper of Mitten the entire way, with sixth-starting Frankie Herr, Mike Enders, and hard charger Kevin Nouse (who came from 11th starting spot) rounding out the top five.

Mitten’s final margin of victory in the first of three straight appearances by the super sportsman leading up to the Lawrence Chevrolet Sportsman 100 on September 13th was .81 seconds.

Heats for the 37 Super Sportsman won by Herr, Mitten, Nouse, and Rich Eichelberger, with Steve Wilbur and Chad Trout winning twin consolations.

Lincoln swings back in action next Saturday night, September 6th, at 7 PM with the Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprinters competing in their final point race of 2014. The Super Sportsman and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints will round out the 3-division open-wheeled program. Gates will open at 5 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Sat., August 30, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS

Feature (25-Laps) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth ($3,200); 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 22T-Matt Boland; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 59-Jim Siegel; 9. 48-Danny Dietrich; 10. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 11. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 12. 99M-Kyle Moody; 13. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 8C-Brian Carber; 16. 85-Nathan Berwager; 17. 69-Shane Hoff; 18. 4-John Rudisill; 19. 5-Tyler Ross; 20. 49H-Bradley Howard; 21. 12-Joey Allen; 22. 95-Hunter Mackison (DNF); 23. 52-Autin Hogue (DNF); 24. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Wilson (1-14), Steve Owings (15-20), Brian Montieth (21-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 99M-Kyle Moody; 2. 52-Austin Hogue; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 87-Alan Krimes; 8. 55K-Robbie Kendall; DNS – 1*-Tim Wagaman. Time – 2:22.125

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 22T-Matt Boland; 4. 35-Steve Owings; 5. 8C-Brian Carber; 6. 5-Tyler Ross; 7. 4-John Rudisill; 8. 69-Shane Hoff; 9. 23-Todd Zinn (DNF). Time – 2:23.234

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 49H-Bradley Howard; 6. 85-Nathan Berwager; 7. 95-Hunter Mackison; 8. 12-Joey Allan; 9. 1080-Jordon Mackison (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 4-John Rudisill; 4. 95-Hunter Mackison; 5. 12-Joey Allen; 6. 69-Shane Hoff; 7. 23-Todd Zinn; 8. 1080-Jordon Mackison; DNS – 1*-Tim Wagaman. No Time

KEIZER ALUMINUM WHEELS 358 SPRINTS

Feature (20-Laps) - 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 3. 21-CJ Tracy; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 66-Doug Hammaker; 7. 29-Chris Arnold; 8. 27-Jay Galloway; 9. 90-Jordon Givler; 10. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 11. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 12. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 13. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 14. 10-Zach Euculano; 15. 7-CJ Quirk; 16. 38-Martk Strickler; 17. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 18. 00-Chris Frank; 19. 5A-Brian Allman; 20. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 21. 28-Matt Findley (DNF); 22. 2-Denny Gross (DNF); 23. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 24. (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Denny Gross (1-7), CJ Tracy (8-11), Chandler Leiby (12-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 29-Chris Arnold; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 27-Jay Galloway; 6. 2D-Chase Dietz; 7. 7-CJ Quirk; 8. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer (DNF); 9. 38-Mark Strickler (DNF); 10. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. (DNF); DNS – 51N-Nick Palmerino. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 2. 91-Niki Young; 3. 21-CJ Tracey; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 90-Jordon Givler; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 10-Zach Euculano; 8. 5A-Brian Allman; 9. 11-Leah Starner (DNF); 10. 47-Michael Hamer (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 83-Cody Fairchok; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 2-Denny Gross; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 59T-Tim Stallings; 10. 7R-Tyler Buchenauer. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 10-Zach Euculano; 2. 7-CJ Quirk; 3. 5A-Brian Allman; 4. 00-Chris Frank; 5. 38-Mark Strickler; 6. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 7. 59T-Tim Stallings; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; DNS – 11-Leah Starner. No Time

SUPER SPORTSMAN

Feature (25-Laps) - 1. 77-Russ Mitten; 2. 33-Scott Geesey; 3. 99-Frankie Herr; 4. 3B-Mike Enders; 5. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 6. 93-Carmen Perigo, Jr.; 7. 55-Chad Crisswell; 8. 11-Steve Fannasy; 9. 30-Scott Dellinger; 10. 17G-Steve Wilbur; 11. 5-Dave Berkheimer; 12. 45-Dave Socks; 13. 32-Gregg Foster; 14. 7w-Tom Wyckoff; 15. 75-Kenny Edkin; 16. 25-Bobby Hockenberry; 17. 19-Deven Beidel; 18. 7-Todd Leonard; 19. 21M-Leroy Martin (DNF); 20. 58-Paul Miller (DNF); 21. 99G-Scott Grace (DNF); 22. 7C-Chad Trout (DNF); 23. 21D-Doug Dodson (DNF); 24. 00-Rick Barr (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Russ Mitten (1-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 99-Frankie Herr; 2. 33-Scott Geesey; 3. 93-Carmen Perigo, Jr.; 4. 58-Paul Miller; 5. 17G-Steve Wilbur; 6. 7-Todd Leonard; 7. 222-Jay Fannasy; 8. 70d-Bill Devine; 9. 1-Tommy Barrick; 10. B1-Joey Biasi (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 77-Russ Mitten; 2. 3B-Mike Enders; 3. 11-Steve Fannasy; 4. 55C-Chad Criswell; 5. 75-Kenny Edkin; 6. 32-Gregg Foster; 7. 00-Rick Barr; 8. 99C-Chad Smith; 9. 20W-Davey Walsh. No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 2. 21M-Leroy Martin; 3. 21D-Doug Dodson; 4. 30-Scott Dellinger; 5. 7C-Chad Trout; 6. 77W-Tom Wyckoff; 7. 25-Bobby Hockenberry; 8. 19-Devin Beidel; 9. 2-Scott Smith. No Time

4th Heat (10 Laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 8-Rich Eichelberger; 2. 45-Dave Socks; 3. 5-Dave Berkheimer; 4. 99G-Scott Grace; 5. 29-Duaine Smith; 6. 25S-Chris Meleason; 7. 91-Lanny Hake; 8. 17J-Tony Jackson; 9. 3J-Russ Lebo. Time – 2:46.71

1st Consolation (10 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 17G-Steve Wilbur; 2. 32-Gregg Foster; 3. 75-Kenny Edkin; 4. 7-Todd Leonard; 5. 00-Rick Barr; 6. 222-Jay Fannasy; 7. 70D-Bill Devine; 8. 1-Tommy Barrick; 9. 99C-Chad Smith; 10. 20W-Davey Walsh (DNF); DNS - B1-Joey Biasi. Time – 2:48.59

2nd Consolation (10 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 7C-Chad Trout; 2. 25-Bobby Hockenberry; 3. 19-Devin Beidel; 4. 77W-Tom Wyckoff; 5. 25S-Chris Meleason; 6. 2-Scott Smith; 7. 3-Russ Lebo; 8. 17J-Tony Jackson (DNF); 9. 91-Lanny Hake (DNF); 10. 29-Duaine Smith (DNF). No Time

 

 

McCLELLAND SURVIVES CLOSE CALL TO WIN 7TH IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

STEVE STORRIE CLAIMS 305 SPRINT FEATURE;

DAN FURMAN WINS 6TH IN STREET STOCKS; ROLAND BROWN CLASSIC CAR WINNER;

ACMS 600 STOCK MICROS TO DREW RITCHEY

Hanover, PA (08/29/14) – No one in attendance, including track officials, knew how he did it.

Brad McClelland wasn’t sure himself. But somehow, McClelland squeezed between two cars sitting sideways in turn four of lap 12 to hold onto the lead and go on to claim his seventh win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“I can feel for Tony Stewart,” said McClelland in victory lane, “I simply didn’t see those guys in turn four. I heard ‘caution’ on the raceceiver, but I didn’t see them until the last second.”

“It was a little time-consuming,” McClelland said of the feature, “But stuff like that happens when you get more cars on a short track.”

One of the crashes that held up the race was a four-car melee in turns three and four of lap ten, which resulted in Austin Kirby flying into the catch fence and landing between the outside wall and the catch fence itself. Kirby’s car knocked four poles down and it took nearly a half-hour to get Kirby’s car back onto the race track to haul to the pits.

A redraw placed McClelland third for the start. McClelland caught outside front row starter Chris Arnold for second on the first lap, and wrestled the lead from polesitter Dwight Leppo on lap six.

The near-miss for McClelland came six laps later, when Seth Kearchner and Tyler Buchenauer got together and spun in turn four. The two sideways cars nearly blocked the track, and while most driver went to the extreme top or extreme bottom to miss them, McClelland was the first car to approach the spinners and drove between them, despite the fact that it didn’t look like there was enough room.

From there, McClelland drove to a 1.22-second win over runner-up Leppo, with Jeff Rohrbaugh, Randy Whisler, and Arnold completing the top five.

Sixth through tenth were visitor Jordan Givler, hard-charger Matt Campbell (who started 14th), Jeff Halligan, Buchenauer, and Cody Fletcher.

Heats for the season-high 19 “358” sprint cars were won by Halligan, Rohrbaugh, and Whisler.

Steve Storrie drove the Clair Wintermeyer #3W to the win in the 20-lap Pennsylvania Sprint Series “305” feature, the division’s first appearance at the TW in several years.

Storrie started sixth and caught polesitter and race-long leader Russ Hammaker at the flagstand to complete lap 14. He led the rest of the way, crossing 1.63 seconds ahead of Mark Watkins, with Eric Parker, Dalton Dietrich, and Tony Fiore rounding out the top five.

Hammaker crashed into the first-turn wall one lap after losing the race lead, and was done for the night.

Heats for the 15 PASS sprinters were won by Parker and Watkins.

The street stock championship was won by Dan Furman, his sixth Trail-Way win of the year.

Furman started third and raced the first seven laps with polesitter Eric Johnson for the runner-up spot until race leader Michael Goodwin lost his steering, slowed, and brought out the caution on lap eight. Johnson led from laps eight through 13 before Furman caught him in turns three and four and led the of the way, finishing 2.28 seconds ahead of Jeremy Stremmel, who lost the handle in the final turn and drove through the infield, back onto the track, and across the line.

Johnson, Cory Weishaar, and David Johnson completed the top five.

Qualifiers for the 12 street stocks were won by Eric Johnson and Goodwin.

Roland Brown bested younger brother Wes for the win in the 20-lap Classic Car feature.

The Browns made up the front row, and Roland led every lap except lap nine.

Third through fifth were Steve Clemo, Randy Doty (who started last), and Matt Wallace (who started next-to-last).

Heats for the 12 Classic Cars were won by the Browns.

Drew Ritchey picked up the win in the 15-lap ACMS 600 Stock Micro-Sprint feature.

Ritchey started third and took the lead from outside front row starter and race-long leader Alan Rhodes on lap seven. He paced the field the rest of the way, with Rhodes, Gunnar Layton, polesitter Sean Garman, and Logan Jones finishing second through fifth.

The lone qualifier for the seven ACMS micros was won by Rhodes.

Tomorrow (8/30), Trail-Way will hold a Junk Car Demolition Race. Also on the schedule are the Limited Stocks for a championship race, Figure 8, and Powder Puff. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing beginning at 6 p.m.

Next Friday (9/5), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars for the rescheduled first leg of the Trail-Way/ Lincoln “Shootout”. Also on the schedule are the Limited Stocks, Central PA Legends, and 600cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway August 29, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R Brad McClelland; 2. 4 Dwight Leppo; 3. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 64 Randy Whisler; 5. 23 Chris Arnold; 6. 90 Jordan Givler; 7. 16 Matt Campbell; 8. 45H Jeffrey Halligan; 9. 7M Tyler Buchenauer; 10. 66A Cody Fletcher; 11. 9C Bill Case Jr; 12. 55 Robert Kendall; 13. 30 Seth Kearchner; 14. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer; 15. 1 Austin Kirby; 16. 01 Rick Horn; 17. 01K Jeff Keefer; 18. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 19. 10 Zach Euculano DNS. No Time.

Lap Leaders-Dwight Leppo (1-5); Brad McClelland (6-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 45H Jeffrey Halligan; 2. 66A Cody Fletcher; 3. 4 Dwight Leppo; 4. 9C Bill Case Jr; 5. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 01K Jeff Keefer; 7. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer DNS . Time – 2:28.65

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 55 Robert Kendall; 3. 6R Brad McClelland; 4. 01 Rick Horn; 5. 16 Matt Campbell; 6. 10 Zach Euculano DNS. Time – 2:24.94

Heat 3 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 64 Randy Whisler; 2. 7M Tyler Buchenauer; 3. 90 Jordan Givler; 4. 23 Chris Arnold; 5. 28 Austin Kirby; 6. 30 Seth Kearchner. Time – 2:27.56

305 PASS RaceSaver Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 3W Steve Storrie; 2. 36 Mark Watkins; 3. 39 Eric Parker; 4. 9 Dalton Dietrich; 5. 91 Tony Fiore; 6. 25 Tyler Bear; 7. 35 Tyler Lebo; 8. 8D Scott Ellerman; 9. 75 Dusty Shatzer; 10. 65 Cale Griffin; 11. 26 Ryan Lynn; 12. 2 Erin Statler; 13. 2C Cory Thornton; 14. 17W Jonathan Wanchalk; 15. 66R Russel Hammaker. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Russ Hammaker (1-13); Steve Storrie (14-20)

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 39 Eric Parker; 2. 91 Tony Fiore; 3. 3W Steve Storrie; 4. 9 Dalton Dietrich; 5. 35 Tyler Lebo; 6. 8D Scott Ellerman; 7. 2 Erin Statler. Time – 2:02.47 (establishes a new 8-lap track record)

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 36 Mark Watkins; 2. 75 Dusty Shatzer; 3. 66R Russel Hammaker; 4. 65 Cale Griffin; 5. 25 Tyler Bear; 6. 17W Jonathan Wanchalk; 7. 2C Cory Thornton; 8. 26 Ryan Lynn. Time – 2:03.07

 

 

Lucas Wolfe Claims Williams Grove Gunn Memorial 30 Years After Father Randy

Second generation driver also ties dad on all-time Grove win list

8/29/14

Mechanicsburg – Lucas Wolfe wired the field and held off Lance Dewease to claim victory in Friday night’s 30-lap, 32nd annual Jack Gunn Memorial for 410 sprint cars, worth $6,000.

Wolfe started second in the field and beat polesitter Don Kreitz Jr. to the punch at the start to take the lead.

Fourth starter Lance Dewease got by Kreitz for second on the sixth circuit and was trailing Wolfe within striking distance when he began working the backmarkers on the 11th tour.

Dewease crept even closer to the leader as the 13th lap was put in the books and he first took the lead with a swoop across the inside of the first and second turns as the front duo worked the 14th lap.

Wolfe zipped back around the outside to reclaim control seconds later and Dewease began regrouping for another run at Wolfe’s Zemco No. 1 racer.

Just after the 16th lap was recorded Dewease again drove low for the lead and came out in front with Wolfe again ready to reclaim the spot only this time the caution flag unfurled, settling the pace and the move for control.

Wolfe got an excellent restart when green reappeared and was well away from Dewease when another caution appeared with 18 laps down, this time for a collapsed front end on Danny Dietrich’s racer after hard contact with the outside frontstretch fence resulting from contact with Brent Marks as the pair battled for seventh spot.

Dewease got a better start behind Wolfe on the restart but Wolfe was still able to pull away and it took until there was just two laps to go for Dewease to get close enough again to mount a challenge, again not until after the leader was working lapped traffic.

But Wolfe was up to the challenge and took his 11th career victory at the track, in the Gunn Memorial, exactly 30 years after his father Randy Wolfe took the Gunn win in 1984.

Ironically, Lucas Wolfe’s 11th career Williams Grove win also tied him with his father Randy on the oval all-time win list.

Stevie Smith was third followed by Kreitz and Greg Hodnett.

Sixth through 10th went to 18th starter Alan Krimes, Doug Esh, Brent Marks, Brian Montieth and Cory Haas.

First round heats went to Montieth, Mike Wagner Sr. and Wolfe. Second round heats went to Ryan Wilson, Haas and Dietrich.

Kreitz earned the pole for the main by claiming the dash.

Smith set fast time over the 25-car field with a lap of 16.774 seconds.

Kevin Seigler led the first seven laps of the 15-lap street stock main before Doug Hoffman took over with eight down.

Hoffman held sway until a lap 12 restart when heavy pressure for the lead saw Jeff Haag go out in front for his fifth win of the season at the track.

Hoffman was second followed by Siegler, Craig Morgan and Dustin Hollinger.

Twin heats for the 21-car field went to Mike Zeigler Jr. and Jaynee Zeigler.

August 29, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Lucas Wolfe, 2. Lance Dewease, 3. Stevie Smith, 4. Don Kreitz Jr., 5. Greg Hodnett, 6.Alan Krimes, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Brent Marks, 9. Brian Montieth, 10. Cory Haas, 11. Brock Zearfoss, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Justin Barger, 14. Austin Hogue, 15. Mike Wagner Sr., 16. Glenndon Forsythe, 17. Ryan Wilson, 18. Danny Dietrich, 19. Ryan Bohlke, 20. Nicole Bower, 21. Brandon Rahmer, 22. Rick Lafferty

DNS: Jim Shuster, Troy Fraker, Pat Cannon

Street stocks, 15 lap: 1. Jeff Haag, 2. Doug Hoffman, 3. Kevin Siegler, 4. Craig Morgan, 5. Dustin Hollinger, 6. Mike Buckley, 7. Mike Ziegler Jr., 8. Brett Pickel, 9. Tim Drawbaugh, 10. Eric Tripp, 11. Sean Todd, 12. Jaynee Zeigler, 13. Jesse Hitz, 14. Donnie Leiby, 15. Gary Potts, 16. Randy Zechman, 17. Ed Halter, 18. Lori Croop, 19. Zach Emlet

DNS: Todd Bowersox, Walt Lemmon

 

 

Hodnett, Dietrich and Montieth Stand Out Via Dirt Classic Podium Tracker

Inside Line Promotions - CATAWBA, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2014) - With only one month remaining until the inaugural Dirt Classic Presented by Kasey Kahne, a trio of Pennsylvania drivers have become standouts entering the $20,000-to-win event.

The Dirt Classic podium tracker has been keeping track of weekly results at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown - the site of the Dirt Classic on Saturday, Sept. 27 - as well as at Williams Grove in Mechanicsburg and at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal.

Greg Hodnett leads all Central Pennsylvania drivers with eight wins and 19 podium finishes.

"I think it's probably as smooth as sprint car racing can be," he said. "It takes a little bit of nothing to lose it. As of right now the guys are doing a good job and we're running decent. The way sprint car racing works one day you can look like a hero and the next day you look like a zero."

Hodnett, who is searching for his first win of the year at Lincoln Speedway, noted that the Dirt Classic is circled on the race calendar.

"Our month of money starts here in the next two weeks, which includes the Dirt Classic," he said. "We have some pretty big races."

Danny Dietrich ranks second on the Dirt Classic podium tracker with six wins, including a track-best three at Lincoln Speedway, and 12 podiums.

"I'm feeling pretty good," he said. "We found some issues and we're back to being 100 percent. I feel our team is one of the fastest teams at Lincoln right now. We have an advantage going there."

Dietrich has a provisional into the Dirt Classic feature by virtue of his qualifier win at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, Pa., on June 1.

Brian Montieth has earned a trio of feature victories and 13 podium results this season. He has garnered two wins and three runner-up finishes at Lincoln Speedway this year.

"Lincoln is probably my most comfortable race track," he said. "It's our most consistent one. As long as we don't overthink it.

"For a short track I think (the Dirt Classic) is a very big event. You don't need a ton of motor to win at Lincoln. You can run Lincoln with a normal short track motor and win there. There's a lot of guys who don't run big cubic inches there because you don't need it. For $20,000 to win on a short track, it's huge. I think you'll see a lot of cars."

A half-dozen other drivers have also posted numerous wins and podium finishes in Central Pennsylvania this season as the region gears up for the inaugural Dirt Classic.

To keep up to date with the Dirt Classic podium tracker, visit http://dirtclassic.com/podium-tracker.html.

THE DIRT CLASSIC PRESENTED BY KASEY KAHNE -

Date: Saturday, Sept. 27

Track: Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa.

Prize: $20,000 to win; $50,000+ total purse

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DirtClassic.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DirtClassic

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheDirtClassic

TICKETS -

Advanced tickets are on sale by clicking http://www.DirtClassic.com. Tickets will also be available on The Dirt Classic Facebook page, which will feature special giveaways throughout the year.

THE EVENT -

NASCAR star Kasey Kahne has enjoyed racing success in Central Pennsylvania as a fan, driver, car owner and promoter. With his roots in winged sprint car racing and a respect for the passion of the PA Posse faithful, Kahne has created The Dirt Classic Presented by Kasey Kahne. The first annual event will feature two $5,000-to-win qualifying races - Sunday, June 1, at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, Pa., and Sunday, June 8, at Bedford Speedway in Bedford, Pa. - before the $20,000-to-win spectacle at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 27. For more information about the event, visit http://www.DirtClassic.com.

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY -

Located in Abbottstown, Pa., Lincoln Speedway is one of the most historic race tracks in the country. The 3/8-mile oval has been in operation for more than 60 years and features one of the most distinguished 410ci weekly programs. For more information about the track, visit http://www.LincolnSpeedway.com.

INSIDE LINE PROMOTIONS -

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To meet the media relations needs of your program and to join Team ILP, contact Shawn at 541-510-3663 or InsideLinePromotions@gmail.com. For more information on Inside Line Promotions, visit http://www.InsideLinePromotions.com.

 

 

 

360/358 Sprint Car Challenge Race Replaces ARDC Midgets at SSP on Sunday, September 21

ARDC Sanction Dropped from Candy Bowl on Saturday, October 25 with Wingless Midgets Still on the Card

Newberrytown, PA (August 27, 2014) – The Inaugural Sprint Car Fall Classic on Sunday night, will now see a 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge race replacing the ARDC Midgets. The headliner that evening will be the 410 Super Sprint Cars along with a special appearance of the Sidewinder Sprint Cars.

The Super 410 Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways). All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

The 358/360 Sprint Car feature will pay $2,000-to-win for the 20-lap feature event. The race will pay $200 to start. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. Mufflers WILL NOT be required. For all cars, the following tires are permitted - Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Trailways Speedways), URC2, MC@, or Selinsgrove track tire. All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for 358 cars this event. All cars competing may use ASCS top wing rule and the minimum weight for all cars with driver is 1,475 pounds. An event flyer with full purse may be found at www.sspracing.net.

The mutual decision to replace the ARDC Midgets on Sunday was a difficult choice for Todd Fisher, SSP owner and the ARDC representative Jerry Steward. “There are many good people within the organization that I respect and like. The ARDC group as a whole is very challenging to deal with and have some fundamental organization problems.” Fisher explained. “There are many reasons that have led to this decision. It was not a knee-jerk reaction.” The reasons include the numerous leadership changes over the past few seasons, instability in car count and other speedways being given special deals to run the ARDC Midgets. “I signed a sanction agreement in the Spring and have yet to have a returned copy signed by an ARDC representative returned to me. It is now the end of the summer. This is one of the many fundamental issues with the internal workings of the organization.”

The on-track action of wingless midget racing was never an issue other than the concern of the newly appointed scheduling director, Jerry Steward expressing his concern that “Drivers don’t want race on a horse@#&$ racetrack following the Sprint Cars and burn off four tires in one race.” That comment was the final straw that led to Fisher dropping the ARDC Midgets from the September 21 event. “Jerry and I both mutually agreed that it would not be in the best interest of anyone if he and the drivers felt that way in competing with the 410 Sprint Cars on the same card.” Even though Steward offered Fisher a “Special Deal for SSP,” Fisher declined to continue with the ARDC sanctioning.

The wingless Midgets will remain on the same card for the popular Candy Bowl X presented by J&K Salvage, just without the ARDC sanctioning. Purse details for the open competition midget event will be released in the near future.

Fisher concluded, “I hope that the ARDC group with its 75-year tradition of great racing can get its off-track act together. As a supporter of the group over the last 10 years and seeing many internal changes within the group, I wish them the best and we will see what the future between us and the group.”

On Sunday, September 21, the pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 5:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 6:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $18.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Sunday, September 21, 2014

SSP Big Track Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

3:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: $25.00..

4:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) - $18.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11-17) - $15.00; Children (10 & under) - Free

5:10 p.m. Heat in Engines (All Cars)

5:30 p.m. Track Prep Laps Begin

Rotation: 360/358 Sprint Cars

Super Sprint Cars

Sidewinder Sprints

7:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

360/358 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Super Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (10 laps)

Sidewinder Sprint Car Feature #1 (10 laps)

360/358 Sprint Cars Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed

Super Sprint Car Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed

Super Sprint Car Feature (25 laps)

360/358 Sprint Car Feature (20 laps)

Sidewinder Sprint Car Feature #2 (10 laps)

· Top 3 finishers from each heat and top 5 finishers from the feature to the scales/tech in the infield.

· Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature - $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

 

 

32-Lap York County Nationals for Late Models at SSP on Saturday, August 30

Summer Shootout Series Continues at Outback Track on Friday Night;

Next Wednesday Night Test & Tune on September 3

Newberrytown, PA (August 26, 2014) – On Saturday night, August 30, racing returns on the “Big Track” at the Susquehanna Speedway Park with the 14th Annual York County Nationals. Local Late Models stars will race for 32 laps chasing the top prize of $1,000. Along with the Late Models, racing will include the Street Stocks (25 laps - $600 to win), PA Sprint Series, Classic Cars and Xtreme Stocks Cars.

Previous 32-Lap York County Nationals Winners:

2001 - Donnie Kreitz Jr. (Sprint Cars)

2002 - Cancelled by Rain (not rescheduled)

2003 - Cancelled by Promoter (due to lack of entries)

2004 - Fred Rahmer (Sprint Cars)

2005 - Greg Hodnett (Sprint Cars)

2006 - Fred Rahmer (Sprint Cars)

2007 - Lance Dewease (Sprint Cars)

2008 - Carl Billet (Late Models)

2009 - Justin Ehrhart (Late Models)

2010 – Larry Baer (Late Models)

2011 - Carl Billet (Late Models)

2012 – Gene Knaub (Late Models)

2013 – Randy Christine Jr. (Late Models)

2014 - To be determined on Saturday, August 30, 2014

On Saturday, the pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $15.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $13.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.

On Friday night, August 29, the eighth race of the Summer Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver’s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. The entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver’s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 – 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, September 3. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller’s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller’s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and “cold pit” areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the “Big Track.”

At the last Saturday night race on August 16, Dover’s Larry Baer took his first win of the season in the 25-lap Late Model feature at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday Night. Colby Dice captured his first career feature victory in the exciting 20-lap PA Sprint Car feature race. Jim Palm Jr. of Jasen Geesaman of Loysville won his first Street Stock feature of the season in the 20-lapper. York’s Patrick McClane claimed his sixth Xtreme Stock Car feature win of 2014. York’s Ricky Weaver Jr. won his sixth Road Warrior feature of the year. Dillsburg’s John Kitner won his third Mini Van feature of the season. The Camera & Autograph Night before the PA Sprint Car feature included 96 racecars from the six classes of racing. During the successful Central PA Blood Drive, thirty-one people participated in the event that took in more than 21 pints of blood.

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Friday, August 29, 2014

SSP Outback Track Time Schedule – Summer Series

(Subject to Change)

5:45 p.m. Pit Gates Open (no general admission)

7:00 p.m. Driver’s Draw for Position Ends (all entries after 7 p.m. will start at rear

of qualifying event).

7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. Practice Begins

7:20 p.m. Driver’s Meeting (Parents welcome to attend as well).

7:30.p.m. Racing Begins (Heats & Features)

Class Rotation: To Be Announced at the Driver’s Meeting

Saturday, August 30, 2014

14th Annual York County Nationals Time Schedule

(Subject to Change)

4:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: Members - $22.00; Non members - $25.00

5:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) – $15.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11–17) - $13.00; Children (10 & under) – Free

6:10 p.m. Sprint Cars Heat in the Engines

6:30 p.m. Track Preparation Laps Begin (Pit Area)

Rotation: Street Stocks (Infield)

Late Models (Front Pit)

PA Sprint Series (Turn 2 Pit)

7:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

Street Stocks Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Late Models Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

PA Sprint Series Heat Races (8 laps)

Classic Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Xtreme Stock Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Consolation Races (same order as Heats) – if necessary

Late Models Feature (32 laps)

PA Sprint Series Feature (20 laps)

Street Stocks Feature (25 laps)

Classic Cars Feature (20 laps)

Xtreme Stock Cars Feature (20 laps)

· Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature - $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

· Top 3 finishers from each heat and top 5 finishers from the feature to the scales/tech in the infield.

- Madison House XSC Hard Charger Award – For every regular season Xtreme Stock Car feature event, Madison House will present a Hard Charger Award to the driver that improves the most positions from their starting spot in the feature event. The winner will receive $25.00 compliments of Madison House (York) and be eligible for post-season awards for accumulating the most Hard Charger Awards during the season. To be eligible, the driver must be on the lead lap and finish the race. If two drivers improve the same amount of positions, the tiebreaker will be the driver starting closer to the pole position being awarded the Hard Charger of the race.

April 12 – Mike Smith (+5 positions: 10th start / 5th finish)

April 19 – Johnny Palm (+8 positions: 10th start / 2nd finish)

April 26 - Eric Flinchbaugh (+5 positions: 9th start / 4th finish)

May 17 – Jeff Waltz (+5 positions: 10th start / 5th finish)

May 24 – Johnny Palm (+7 positions: 11th start / 4th finish)

May 31 – Donnie Broderick (+12 positions: 18th start / 6th finish)

June 21 – Matt Wampler (+14 positions: 18th start / 4th finish)

June 28 – John Frye (+17 positions: 19th start / 2nd finish)

July 26 – Jim Jacobs (+8 positions: 13th start / 5th finish)

August 2 – John Frye (+6 positions: 10th start / 4th finish)

August 9 – Todd Knaub (+15 positions: 18th start / 3rd finish)

August 16 – Donnie Broderick (+5 positions: 12th start / 7th finish)

- 2014 “Big Track” Schedule of Events at SSP – (Schedule as of August 26, 2014 - Subject to Change)

August 30 (Sat.) 14th Annual York County Nationals & Small Car Demolition Derby – Late Models (32 laps – $1,000-to-

win), Street Stocks (25 laps), Xtreme Stock Cars, PA Sprint Series & Classic Cars (7:00 p.m.)

September 3 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. - 9:00

p.m.) and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

September 6 (Sat.) Kid’s Night & Figure 8 Racing - Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors/Mini Vans,

Legends Cars & EMMR Vintage Cars Exhibition - (6:00 p.m. - note new start time)

September 13 (Sat.) SSP Track Championship Night - Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors/Mini

Vans & PA Sprint Series plus SSP Outback Track Summer Season Awards Presentation (6:00 p.m.)

September 17 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. - 9:00

p.m.) and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

September 21 (Sun.) Inaugural Sprint Car Fall Classic - Super (410) Sprint Cars, Sidewinder Sprints and TO BE

ANNOUNCED (6:00 p.m.) – Rain date: Sunday, October 19, 2014.

September 27 (Sat.) 9th Annual Susquehanna Showdown - Late Models (50 laps) and Sportsman Modifieds (6:00 p.m.) -

Rain date: Sunday, September 28.

October 1 (Wed.) Wed. Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

October 5 (Sat.) No Saturday Racing

October 12 (Sat.) No Saturday Racing

October 15 (Wed.) Wed. Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

October 18 (Sat.) 11th Annual Miller’s Racing Parts Fall Classic - Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars and Road Warriors/Mini

Vans (4:00 p.m.) – Rain date: Sunday, October 19.

October 22 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. - 9:00

p.m.)

October 25 (Sat.) Candy Bowl X presented by J&K Salvage - Wingless Midgets, Sportsman Modifieds, 600cc Micro

Sprints, Sidewinder Sprints and Legends Cars (2:00 p.m.) - Raindate: Sunday, October 26.

November 1 (Sat.) 11th Annual Turkey 200 – Big Car Enduro (100 laps) & 4/6 Cylinder Small Car Enduro (100 laps) plus

Classic Cars and Mini Vans (1:00 p.m.); Rain date: Sunday, November 2.

November 8 (Sat.) No Saturday Racing

November 15 (Sat.) The Final Showdown (5th Annual) – Super (410) Sprint Car Finale ($10,060-to-win) & 358 Sprint Cars

(2:00 p.m.) – Rain date: Sunday, November 16.

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Four Big Port Royal Racing Events In Three Days This Holiday Weekend

Events Part Of 160th Annual Juniata County Fair

8/25/14

Port Royal – Four racing events in three days will kick off the 160th annual Juniata County Fair at the Port Royal Speedway this coming holiday weekend, August 30 – September 1.

On tap first on Saturday, August 30 at 7 pm will be a four-division racing program with the super late models highlighting the races with the running of the prestigious Butch Renninger Late Model Memorial.

The big money, 33-lap Renninger Memorial offers a purse worth more than $15,000 for the super lates.

Along with the super late models, the 410 sprints, econo late models and xtreme stocks are also on the August 30 agenda.

Adult general admission is set at $18 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

Gates will open at 4 pm with racing slated for 7 pm.

The next night, Sunday, August 31 at 7 pm the Port Royal frontstretch will host the Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers Association as the circuit stages a five-division ITTPA pull.

Slated will be the ITTPA Mod Diesel Turbos, Super Modified and Pro Farm tractors, Pro Stock Semi Tractor Trailers and 4 x 4 pickup trucks.

Grandstand admission prices for the ITTPA pulls on August 31 will be $8 for adults and $6 for ages 8 - 12. Ages 7 and under will be admitted to the grandstand for free.

Grandstand gates will open at 5 pm.

The 63rd annual Labor Day Classic for 410 sprints will take place on Monday, Labor Day, September 1 at 1 pm.

!!!!ADULT GENERAL ADMISSION FOR THE LABOR DAY RACING PROGRAM IS JUST $10 and ADMISSION TO THE FAIR IS FREE ALL DAY!!!!

Presented by Foss Jewelers of Mifflintown and Lewistown, the sprint cars will vie for $4,000 to win and $300 just to start the Labor Day Classic while econo lates and four cylinders are also on the program.

Grandstand gates will open at 10 am.

Port Royal Speedway will close Labor Day with a two-division Demolition Derby at 6 pm.

Demos will take place for both four and six cylinder vehicles, paying $1,000 to win each.

Grandstand admission is priced at just $5.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

 

Stillwaggon Holds Off Stutts For First Career Selinsgrove Win Frontrunners Escape 10 Car Crash In Early Laps

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Following a string of strong finishes at Selinsgrove Speedway in recent years, Robbie Stillwaggon of Burlington, N.J., scored his first career win at the Snyder County half-mile oval in Saturday night’s 25-lap 360 sprint car feature.

Stillwaggon, driving the Quality Auto Body No. 89, held off three-time winner TJ Stutts of Liverpool for the $2,000 victory and became the track’s eighth different 360 sprint car winner this season.

Jeff Rine of Danville wired the field in a brand-new race car for his fifth win of the year in the 30-lap super late model tune-up race. The victory marked the 90th of Rine’s career at the track. Steve Campbell of Danville was the night’s overall fast qualifier with a lap time of 18.996.

Nathan Long of Selinsgrove scored his third win of the season in the 15-lap pro stock feature, while Keith Bissinger of Orangeville made a last-lap pass by John Fowler Jr. of Montandon for his seventh win of the year in the 12-lap roadrunner race.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the World of Outlaws Late Model Series National Open weekend Saturday, Aug. 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31. Saturday night’s preliminary race will feature the super late models in a 40-lap main event paying $8,000 to win along with pro stocks, followed by Sunday night’s 50-lap 16th annual Open paying $10,000 to win with 358 late models on the racing card. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. both nights.

Polesitter Matt Horst and second-place starter Joe Trenca dueled for the lead at the start of the sprint car feature. Trenca edged out Horst on the first lap for the lead and set a quick pace around the smooth, fast half-mile oval.

On the third lap, a 10-car melee unfolded in turn three, sidelining a number of drivers, including points leader and leading feature winner Mark Smith for the night. There were no injuries reported.

When the race resumed, Trenca led another lap as eighth-place starter Robbie Stillwaggon put in a bid for the front spot. After Stillwaggon made a pass for the lead, the caution flag unfurled for Jim Shuster in turn two. Trenca retained the lead for the restart until Horst drove by him and led the race through lap 10.

On the 11th circuit, Stillwaggon made the winning pass by Horst using the inside line coming off turn four. TJ Stutts, who started in the 10th position, showed a lot of speed in the second half of the race and powered into the runner-up spot on lap 16. With five laps to go, Cody Keller’s car stopped in turn four with a flat tire.

When the green flag waved, a chase to the checkered flag unfolded between Stillwaggon and Stutts. Stillwaggon took the win by just 1.4 seconds over Stutts, fourth-place starter Curt Michael, Horst, and ninth-place starter Mike Walter.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY - 23 August 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 21 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 5G Curt Michael 4) 29H Matt Horst 5) 49 Mike Walter 6) 77 Derek Locke 7) 98 Joe Trenca 8) 47K Kody Lehman 9) 99K Cody Keller 10) 35B Derrick Bowersox 11) 19 Colby Womer 12) 52 Jim Shuster 13) 33W Michael Walter II 14) 76 Larry Kelleher 15) 1 Mark Smith 16) 66 Ryan Kissinger 17) 1W Chad Layton 18) 29 Jason Shultz 19) 49S Mallie Shuster 20) 35 Shannon Fisher 21) 29S Derek Steward Heat Winners: Cody Keller, Robbie Stillwaggon, Derek Locke

Late Models – 28 Entries 30-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 16 Matt Cochran 3) 0 Coleby Frye 4) 21D Dan Stone 5) 06 Mike Lupfer 6) 27 Jim Yoder 7) 2 Steve campbell 8) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 9) 43A Gene Knaub 10) 119 Jim Bernheisel 11) 91 Chad Davis 12) 99Z Dave Zona 13) 26 Jerry Bard 14) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 15) 3 Tim Wilson 16) 4S Danny Snyder 17) 33C Chris Casner 18) 9 Hayes Mattern 19) 11 Jason Schmidt 20) 61 Ken Trevitz 21) 3V Scott Richwine 22) 24 Dylan Yoder 23) 7M Meade Hahn 24) 88 Tony Adams 25) 37 Brian Tavenner Heat Winners: Matt Cochran, Jeff Rine, Steve Campbell, Dylan Yoder B-Main Winner: Chris Casner

Time Trials: 1)2 Steve Campbell 18.996 2) 16 Matt Cochran 19.034 3) 2J Jeff Rine 19.101 4) 21D Dan Stone 19.135 5) 24 Dylan Yoder 19.222 6) 99Z Dave Zona 19.397 7) 43A Gene Knaub 19.476 8) 88 Tony Adams 19.510 9) 0 Coleby Frye 19.511 10) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 19.518 11) 06 Mike Lupfer 19.617 12) 3 Tim Wilson 19.638 13) 119 Jim Bernheisel 19.692 14) 91 Chad Davis 19.702 15) 27 Jim Yoder 19.708 16) 11 Jason Schmidt 19.722 17) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 19.739 18) 26 Jerry Bard 19.997 19) 37 Brian Tuvener 20.011 20) 4S Danny Snyder 20.112 21)33C Chris Casner 20.191 22)7M Meade Hahn 20.385 23) 3V Scott Richwine 20.540 24)28 Jason Smith 20.724 25) 88C Randy Croop 21.384 26) 88T Ernie Millon 21.669 27) 61 Ken Trevitz 20.867 28) 9 Hayes Mattern DNT

Pro Stocks – 13 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 63 Nathan Long 2) 8M Brandon Moser 3) 8S Andrew Shoop 4) 99 Kyle Bachman 5) 2C Adam Campbell 6) 11 Jake Buck 7) 10M Brad Mitch 8) 88 Matt Hornberger 9) 71 Kurt Wray 10) 6 Nate Herman 11) 14C Bill Conrad 12) 4 Jim Payne 13) 20 Tommy Slanker Heat Winners: Matt Hornberger, Jake Buck

Roadrunners – 10 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 11B Keith Bissinger 2) 02 John Fowlerr 3) 7 Butch Shaffer 4) 8K Jeremy Kline 5) 89 John Schoch 6) 22 Ricky Buss 7) 12 Tom Underwood 8) 28 Curtis Lawton 9) F14 Ed Capper 10)31B Brandon Shultz

 

 

Two Race Williams Grove Speedway Holiday Weekend On Tap August 29 & 31

410 sprints vie in Gunn and Kimmel Memorials

8/25/14

Mechanicsburg –Williams Grove Speedway will be in action twice during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, on Friday and Sunday night with commemorative events to honor two of the oval’s fallen heroes.

Friday August 29 will see the track honor late Promoter Of The Year Jack Gunn with the running of the rich 32nd annual Jack Gunn Memorial for the 410 sprints.

The 30-lap feature will pay $6,000 to the winner out of a total purse worth nearly $30,000, using an Australian format to set the heat, dash and feature grids.

The Williams Grove Saturday Series street stocks are also on the Friday program along with holiday weekend fireworks.

Adult general admission for the special show is just $16 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $8.

And then Sunday, August 31, William Grove Speedway will honor the late Billy Kimmel with a regular program of 410 sprints and super sportsman.

Lap and bonus money will be in effect for the 410 sprints in the Kimmel Memorial and the sportsman portion of the show will be the final points race for the division with the season champion being crowned following the sportsman feature.

Adult general admission for the special show is just $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $8.

And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

The Gunn Memorial will be the next to last event in the 2014 Diamond Series at the track.

Both the Friday and Sunday racing programs offer a fireworks display as part of the holiday weekend celebration at the track.

Action at both shows gets underway at 7:30 pm.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

32nd annual Williams Grove Speedway Jack Gunn Memorial “Down Under” This Friday

Prestigious sprint car event offers unique format, total purse worth nearly $30,000

8/24/14

Mechanicsburg –Williams Grove Speedway will present the 32nd annual Jack Gunn Memorial for 410 sprint cars this Friday night, August 29 at 7:30 pm.

The 2014 event, run in honor of the late Promoter Of The Year as it has every year since 1983, will be conducted using a format similar to that used in most if not all Australian sprint car races.

The 30-lap Jack Gunn Memorial “Down Under” will offer $6,000 to win the 30-lap main event out of a total purse worth nearly $30,000 in total.

Time trials will set heat starting grids and every driver will compete in two heat events with points earned from heat performances helping to formulate a dash lineup and a feature lineup.

Fireworks will also be part of the special event that is the next to last leg of the 2014 Diamond Series for the sprints at Williams Grove.

The popular Williams Grove Saturday Series street stocks are also on the Gunn Memorial racing program.

Adult general admission for the special show is just $16 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $8.

And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

The Gunn Memorial race has been run annually every year since 1983 in honor of the late, great, nationally recognized 1979 Promoter Of The Year Gunn, who not only guided ovals like Williams Grove to worldwide fame but who also at times during his career held the reigns of tracks like Penn National, Selinsgrove and Hagerstown, Md.

Over the years only the sports most elite drivers have driven to victory in the prestigious event.

Names like Bobby Allen, Doug Wolfgang, Dave Blaney, Kenny Jacobs, Don Kreitz Jr., Frankie Kerr, Lance Dewease, Stevie Smith, Fred Rahmer, Greg Hodnett and Daryn Pittman all dot the event win list.

The defending Jack Gunn Memorial titlist is Fred Rahmer, who is now retired but currently fields a car for 1998 Gunn champion Stevie Smith.

Williams Grove Speedway will return just two nights later with the running of the Billy Kimmel Memorial on Sunday evening, August 31 at 7:30 pm.

The show will feature the 410 sprints and the super sportsman as well as a holiday fireworks display.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

JACK GUNN MEMORIAL WINNERS

1983 Bobby Allen

1984 Randy Wolfe

1985 Doug Wolfgang

1986 Dave Blaney

1987 Doug Wolfgang

1988 Don Kreitz Jr.

1989 Kenny Jacobs

1990 Don Kreitz Jr.

1991 Frankie Kerr

1992 Don Kreitz Jr.

1993 Don Kreitz Jr.

1994 Don Kreitz Jr.

1995 Lance Dewease

1996 Lance Dewease

1997 Kevin Gobrecht

1998 Stevie Smith

1999 Kevin Gobrecht

2000 Todd Shaffer

2001 Keith Kauffman

2002 Lance Dewease

2003 Greg Hodnett

2004 Lucas Wolfe

2005 Jason Johnson

2006 Doug Esh

2007 Mark Smith

2008 Brian Leppo

2009 Daryn Pittman

2010 Don Kreitz Jr.

2011 Fred Rahmer

2012 Cory Haas

2013 Fred Rahmer

 

 

Port Royal Labor Day Classic Offers $10 Race Admission & Free Fair Admission

Sprints Vie For 4K To Win, $300 To Start/Evening Demo Derby Offers $1,000 To Win

8/24/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will host a daytime fair classic when it spins off the 63rd annual Foss Jewelers Labor Day Classic for 410 sprints on Labor Day afternoon, September 1 at 1 pm, as part of the 160th annual Juniata County Fair.

The Gray’s Licensing 355 econo late models and four cylinder stock cars will join the sprint cars for a day at the fair as part of the Juniata County Fair that gets underway on August 30 and runs through September 6.

!!!!ADULT GENERAL ADMISSION FOR THE LABOR DAY RACING PROGRAM IS JUST $10 and ADMISSION TO THE FAIR IS FREE ALL DAY!!!!

Grandstand gates will open at 10 am with racing slated for 1 pm.

Presented by Foss Jewelers of Mifflintown and Lewistown, the sprint cars will vie for $4,000 to win and $300 just to start the Labor Day Classic.

The first Labor Day Classic was held in 1952 when Earl Bryner took the win. Since then names like Sherm Greenaway, Eddie McCardle, Toby Tobias, Leroy Felty, Bobby Weaver, Bobby Davis Jr., Don Kreitz Jr, Jeff Shepard and Mike Erdley have taken wins.

Lance Dewease is the defending Labor Day Classic champion.

No driver has been more successful in the Labor Day Classic for sprints than retired veteran Todd Shaffer of Millerstown, who owns six victories in the prestigious race.

Shaffer first took the win in his own No. 11 back in 1987 before repeating in 1990 and 1991. He then returned for wins in the Beam No. 88 in 1995, 2004 and in 2008.

Following Shaffer closely on the Labor Day win list is another retiree, Lynn Paxton, who not only won five in his career but did it in back to back style from 1976 through 1980.

Daytime master Don Kreitz Jr. also owns five Labor Day wins, coming in 1986, 1992, 1993, 1998 and in 2001.

Port Royal Speedway will close Labor Day with a two-division Demolition Derby at 6 pm.

Demos will take place for both four and six cylinder vehicles, paying $1,000 to win each.

Grandstand admission is priced at just $5.

Port Royal Labor Day Classic Winners: 9/1/52 No. 1 Earl Bryner, 9/7/53 No. 57 Sherm Greenaway, 9/6/54 No. 9 Eddie McCardle, 9/5/55 No. 3 Eddie McCardle, 9/3/56 No. 33 Bill Foust, 9/2/57 No. 11 Hal Hoose, 9/1/58 No. 80 Elmer Drum, 9/7/59 No. 6 Dick “Toby” Tobias, 9/5/60 No. 77 Leroy Felty, 9/4/61 No. 6 Dick “Toby” Tobias, 9/3/62 No. 15 Frankie Thompson, 9/2/63 No. 77 Ed Dunkle, 9/7/64 No. 1 Dick “Toby” Tobias, 9/6/65 No. 7 Leroy Felty, 9/5/66 No. 6 Dick “Toby” Tobias, 9/4/67 No. 35 Bobbie Adamson, 9/2/68 No. 66 Johnny Grum, 9/1/69 No. 66 Johnny Grum, 9/7/70 No. 5 Mitch Smith, 9/6/71 No. 66 Johnny Grum, 9/4/72 No. 99 Jan Opperman, 9/3/73 No. 29 Kenny Weld, 9/8/74 No. 8 Bob Weaver, 9/2/75 No. 5 Smokey Snellbaker, 9/6/76 No. 11 Lynn Paxton, 9/5/77 No. 1 Lynn Paxton, 9/4/78 No. 1 Lynn Paxton, 9/3/79 No. 1 Lynn Paxton, 9/1/80 No. 1 Lynn Paxton, 9/7/81 No. 56 Smokey Snellbaker, 9/6/82 No. 461 George Ferguson Jr., 9/5/83 No. 29 Bobby Davis Jr., 9/3/84 No. 80 Dave Wickham, 9/2/85 No. 29 Doug Wolfgang, 9/1/86 No. 69N Don Kreitz Jr., 9/16/87 No. 11 Todd Shaffer, 9/5/88 No. 19 Stevie Smith, 9/4/89 No. 77 Stevie Smith, 9/3/90 No. 11 Todd Shaffer, 9/2/91 No. 11 Todd Shaffer, 9/7/92 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr., 9/6/93 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr., 9/5/94 No. 461 Lance Dewease, 9/4/95 No. 88 Todd Shaffer, 9/2/96 No. 461 Lance Dewease, 9/1/97 No. 77 Fred Rahmer, 9/7/98 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr., 9/11/99 No. 1 Jeff Shepard, 9/4/00 No. 88H Lance Dewease, 9/3/01 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr., 9/2/02 No. 7 Keith Kauffman, 9/7/03 No. 7 Keith Kauffman, 9/6/04 No. 88 Todd Shaffer, 9/5/05 No. 35 Alan Cole, 9/4/06 No. 11 Mike Erdley, 9/3/07 No. 22 Greg Hodnett, 9/1/08 No. 88 Todd Shaffer, 9/7/09 No. 55 Mike Wagner, 9/6/10 No. 27 Daryn Pittman, 9/10/11 No. 55 Mike Wagner, 10/13/12 No. 39 Greg Hodnett, 9/2/13 No. 27 Lance Dewease.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Hosts Big Money Late Model Renninger Memorial Saturday

Late Models Race For Purse Worth Over $15,000 To Open 160th Annual Juniata Fair

410 sprints, econo lates and xtreme stocks also on August 30th Fair Opener

8/24/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will open the 160th annual Juniata County Fair this Saturday, August 30 at 7 pm with the prestigious and lucrative 11th annual Butch Renninger Memorial for late models, boasting a total A Main purse worth more than $15,000 including $3,333 to win and $300 just to start the 30-lap feature.

The Renninger Memorial late model feature event will also pay $33 a lap to lead and heats for the event will pay $33 to win along with a $33 award for fast time, which means if one driver could win his heat and wire the field for the Renninger victory, he could pocket over $4,400.

The Jake’s Carts/Enviroman super late models will be joined in the Renninger Memorial program by the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Gray’s Licensing 355 econo late models and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

Both the econos and xtreme stocks will race for increased purses as well, all in honor of Renninger. Econo heat races will pay $25 to win and payoffs for second and third have also been posted.

Butch Renninger was a three-time Port Royal late model track titlist that passed away suddenly after completing an enduro dash at the track in May, 2004 at the young age of 62.

Renninger, whose father had prepared the track prior to his son’s involvement, was a fixture at the track for some four decades, overseeing among other things the oval’s concessions and track preparation.

York Haven’s Jason Covert is the defending winner of the Renninger Memorial for late models.

Other previous winners have been: Steve Campbell, 2005; Scott Haus, 2006; Mitch Hack, 2007; Jere Wierman, 2008; TimWilson, 2009; Waylon Wagner, 2010; Jeff Rine, 2011; and Greg Satterlee, 2012. Super lates were not part of the first Renninger Memorial races in 2004.

Gates for the big August 30 Port Royal program will open at 4 pm with racing slated for 7 pm.

Adult general admission is set at $18 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

Port Royal returns to action the next night, August 31 at 7 pm with an exciting Interstate Truck And Tractor Pullers Association sanctioned modified and turbo truck and tractor pull on the speedway frontstretch.

And then the finale for the weekend takes place on Labor Day, Monday September 1 at 1 pm with the running of the 63rd annual Labor Day Classic for 410 sprints, paying $4,000 to win and $300 to start.’

Econo lates and four cylinder stock cars are also on the Labor Day agenda.

Fair admission is free for the Labor Day races with race admission for adults set at JUST $10 and students ages 12 – 18 priced at the usual low price of $5.

Labor Day will conclude with a two division Demolition Derby at the track at 6 pm Monday evening with admission set at just $5 for the grandstand.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., August 30, 2014 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and FIREWORKS.

Sat., September 6, 2014 (7 PM) - 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints (Final points race for 358 Sprints)

Sat., September 13, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7 PM) - LAWRENCE CHEVROLET SPORTSMAN 100 for Super Sportsman, plus 358 Late Models

MOTHER NATURE GETS RARE WIN AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY;

John Gleim Jr. Excavating Night headlines next weekends’ Labor Day Holiday Weekend Racing Program with Fireworks;

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/23/2014 – Persistent drizzle and rain late into the afternoon forced Lincoln Speedway promoters Don & Bob Leiby, and Alan Kreitzer, to cancel Saturday evening’s, August 23rd racing program of 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and All American Outlaws.

With the forecast of rain moving out of the Pigeon Hill’s area early afternoon, the usually determined Lincoln Speedway promoters were looking for every reason to get the show in. But a low-hanging cloud ceiling, drizzle and the occasional light rain shower continued into the afternoon despite the forecast and appearance on radar that the rain had moved out of the area. Throw in the near 100 percent humidity and Fred Putney and his crew just couldn’t get the racing surface prepared in a timely manner.

They finally pulled the plug on the evening’s racing program around 5 PM before the gates had officially opened.

Still yet to be determined will be when the 358 Sprint Trail-Way/Lincoln Speedway Shootout and Kids Big Wheel races will be rescheduled.

Next Saturday night, August 30th,Lincoln Speedway will celebrate Labor Day Holiday weekend with their Annual John Gleim Jr. Excavating Night featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints, Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints, and Super Sportsman. It will be the final point race for the 410 Sprints with Alan Krimes holding a 260 point lead over Jim Siegel, and 295 points over Brian Montieth, in the battle for the coveted 2014 track title. The evening’s activities will be capped off with a spectacular Summer-ending Fireworks display. Gates will open at 5:30 PM, with green flag getting underway at 7:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

 

 


Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Tournament full speed ahead!
Plenty of time to join the fun!
By, Jason Bly
A dozen teams are already signed up and charging forward with their plans to win this year’s National Open Kick-It Tournament. Will anyone be able to dethrone the NSCBBA Kick-It team!? It will be tall order for sure. We see many returning teams and players ready to raise even more money and have a blast playing kickball while doing it.
The tournament will be held Friday, October 3rd at the Upper Allen Township Community Park, 1978 Fisher Road, approximately three miles north of Williams Grove Speedway. Like our prior events, we understand that it may be a work day for many but in order avoid interfering with the many other great racing charities already planned for the weekend, we will hold this event on Friday before the races. With that in mind, come out for some kickball fun while we raise money for Kick-It.
A prize raffle will again be held this year and you pick the item you want to place your raffle ticket in the drawing for. Various racing teams and organizations have donated items to be given as raffle prizes. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event and that money raised will also go towards the Kick-It foundation. Teams that raise over $1500 in total donations for their team will receive 1 extra raffle ticket per player.
Those business sponsors and personal donators that have given $150 or more by online donation will receive 3 additional raffle tickets to be used during the prize giveaway at the end of the event. Please stop by the registration table from 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. on October 4 to receive your tickets. We will have your name on a sheet as long as you did not give an anonymous donation and amount, we cannot give tickets for those amounts we cannot verify. If you do not wish to place an online donation please stop by the registration table at the event or mail your donation (make checks payable to Kick-It): PAPosseracing, LLC, 1550 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331. To make a cash donation of $150 or more and receive your tickets, come to the event with your donation, see us at the registration table to receive your raffle tickets for your $150+ donation, then you may place the funds in any of the teams jar(s) you wish the money to go towards. Our hope is to also have many other prizes to give away to those teams and players that raise the most money for the Kick-It Foundation. If your business or race team would like to donate something to the raffle please contact jason@paposseracing.com. Up for grabs so far this year are Harrisburg Senators Prize Pack, Allegro Winery gift basket and many more items to come!
We are also looking for event sponsors to help us provide, snacks, drinks, trophies, supplies, signage, umpire shirts and other donations. Please contact us by emailing jason@paposseracing.com for a sponsorship packet. Also if you would like to volunteer to help setup, tear down, be an umpire, score keeper, or help with registration, setup and cleanup please contact us! Our hope is to also have many other prizes to give away to those teams and players that raise the most money for the Kick-It Foundation. We will have many other updates and releases from now until Game Day at PAPosseracing.com, our PAPosseracing Facebook page as well as on our twitter account @jasonbly.

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS JERSEY RUSH 4 A BIG SUCCESS. . . . . .

RYAN SMITH TOPS LUCAS WOLFE FOR FIRST EVERY 410 SPRINT WIN AS BILLY PAUCH COMES HOME THE MODIFIED FEATURE WINNER IN THE JERSEY RUSH 4

New Egypt, NJ . . . . . . . . .Twenty-six year old Ryan Smith of Kunkletown, PA scored his first career 410 sprint car win Tuesday night in the JERSEY RUSH 4 at the New Egypt Speedway. The event, sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings, saw Billy Pauch hold off two late race challenges from Jimmy Blewett and Doug Manmiller to win the modified feature. A big crowd turned out for the fourth running of the Jersey RUSH with the final checkered flag falling at 10:25 PM.

Twenty-six sprint cars took part in time trials with Lance Dewease setting fast time with a time of 13.461. Heat race events were sponsored by Lentini Auto Salvage with $200 going to the winners that included Lucas Wolfe, Freddie Rahmer and Davey Sammons.

In the 30 lap Jersey Rush sprint feature, Ryan Smith took the lead at the drop of the green followed by Mark Smith and Freddie Rahmer. Smith quickly established a comfortable lead with JJ Grasso and Lucas Wolfe on the move to the front. On lap ten, the first caution was displayed for Joey Hershey who stopped in turn four. On the restart, Smith now had to contend with Mark Smith and two time Jersey Rush winner JJ Grasso. At the halfway mark, Ryan Smith was on top followed by Mark Smith, JJ Grasso, Freddie Rahmer and Lucas Wolfe.

By lap nineteen, the battle was now between Mark Smith and Grasso for second. On lap twenty-one, Grasso moved into second and began the task of chasing down Ryan Smith.

Following a lap twenty-three restart, Lucas Wolfe made a strong run and advanced to second, passing JJ Grasso going into turn one. With five laps remaining, Wolfe was reeling in Ryan Smith as slower traffic was now making the race very interesting. On lap twenty-seven, Wolfe pulled along-side of Smith but the pass was not going to be completed this time.

Smith pulled a two car length advantage but with two laps remaining, Wolfe was back in the hunt. With the white flag waving, Wolfe took another run for the lead but Ryan Smith was not to be denied his first 410 win and a $5,000 payday. Lucas Wolfe finished second, JJ Grasso third, Kyle Reinhardt was fourth with Freddie Rahmer making up the top five.

The three Lentini Auto Salvage Modified heats were won by Dominick Buffalino, Billy Pauch and Ryan Godown.

In the 30 lap modified feature, Neal Williams set the pace for the first two circuits with Billy Pauch taking the lead on lap three. Williams fought back to try and regain the lead but Pauch held on to the top spot. On lap eight Doug Manmiller moved into second and by lap twelve, Manmiller was challenging Pauch for the lead.

At the halfway point, Pauch and Manmiller were at the front of the pack with Jimmy Blewett third, Williams fourth and Keith Hoffman. On lap eighteen, Blewett moved into second and now it was up to him to take the win away from Pauch. With five laps remaining, the top five was Pauch, Blewett, Manmiller, , Keith Hoffman and Duane Howard.

In the final two closing laps, Blewett caught Pauch and offered several challenges but at the drop of the checkered flag, the $3,000 payoff went to Pauch. Blewett was second with Doug Manmiller third, Keith Hoffman was fourth and Duane Howard fifth.

410 SPRINT FEATURE $5,000 TO WIN: Ryan Smith, Lucas Wolfe, JJ Grasso, Kyle Reinhardt, Freddie Rahmer, Greg Hodnett, Davey Sammons, Mark Smith, Davie Franek, Mark Bitner, Troy Betts, Billy Pauch Jr., Tyler Ross, Logan Wagner, Brian Carber, Billy Dietrich, Brandon Rahmer, Rick Lafferty, Kyle Purks, Jeff Fithian, Lance Dewease, Ed Aikin, Joey Hershey, Karl Freyer, Kevin Nagy

CnB Mushrooms Fast Time: Lance Dewease 13.461

Battle of Trenton Highest Finishing 360 Sprint : Kyle Purks $300

John Blewett Scrap & Waste Recycling Hard Charger: Troy Betts $100

Vahlco Racing Wheels Bonus: Brian Carber

Thayer Performance Right Rear Hoosier: Troy Betts

Each Sprint Car Heat Race Winner earned $200 courtesy of Lentini Auto Salvage of Flemington, NJ

MODIFIED FEATURE $3,000 TO WIN: Billy Pauch, Jimmy Blewett, Doug Manmiller, Keith Hoffman, Duane Howard, Jimmy Horton, Neal Williams, Dominick Buffalino, David Van Horn, John Stangle, Danny Bouc, Sammy Piazza, Steve Davis, John McClelland, Johnny Cornell III, DJ Ruppert, Chris Grbac, Kyle Merkel, Ryan Godown, Andrew Krause, PJ Oliver, John Pakenham.

Speed Zone Slot Car Raceway & Hobbies Lightning Fast Lap: $100 Billy Pauch

Battle of Trenton Highest Finishing 358 : $300 Doug Manmiller

John Blewett Scrap & Waste Recycling Hard Charger: $300 Jimmy Horton +16 spots

Each Modified Heat Race Winner earned $200 courtesy of Lentini Auto Salvage of Flemington, NJ

Event promoters Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller are already making plans for the 2014 Jersey RUSH 5.

 

 

Bobby Hockenberry takes Super Sportsman honors Saturday at Williams Grove

Bobby Hockenberry, Randy Croop and Dustin Hollinger Victorious Saturday Night At Williams Grove Speedway.

Bobby Hockenberry was going to retire from racing following the 2013 season. The veteran driver, after encouragement from his two daughters, returned for the 2014 campaign. Saturday night the Shermansdale driver won his second Williams Grove Speedway Blazer's Body Shop 20-lap feature.

Tony Jackson led at the start with Lanny Hake in second. Bobby Hockenberry, the third-place starter, held third followed by Kenny Edkins and Rich Eichelberger. Hockenberry advanced to the runner-up position during the second lap.

The race came to a halt in the fourth lap due to a three-car crash in the first turn. Bobby Hockenberry used the restart to become the new leader. He had a 1.8 second lead when the caution came out at the midway point of the event.

Bobby Hockenberry and the rookie Tony Jackson gained an advantage over the field. The battle was for third between Kenny Edkins, Rich Eichelberger and Russ Mitten. Mike Enders and 19th-place starter Frankie Herr joined the scrap for third.

Bobby Hockenberry never faltered allowing him to stretch out his lead over Tony Jackson. Hockenberry was the winner by 12 lengths. Rookie Tony Jackson recorded his third straight top five finish crossing the finish line in second. Russ Mitten made a late charge to finish in third with Rich Eichelberger in fourth and Mike Enders was fifth. Kenny Edkins, Frankie Herr, Jay Fannasy, Chad Trout, and Greg Foster completed the top ten.

Steve Wilbur, Jay Fannasy and Foster won the heats for the 28 entries. Herr was the consolation winner and received the Sprint Aces Hard Charger award.

Randy Croop started second in the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models. Croop was in front by the end of lap one with Sam Rial, Al Cheney, Travis Mease, and Cam Zeigler giving chase. By the fifth lap Croop had a straightaway lead over Rial while Zeigler advanced to third. When Zeigler wrestled second from Rial, Croop had a 3.1 second lead.

Charlie Schaffer, the 12th-place starter, challenged Cam Zeigler for second. The duo of Zeigler and Schaffer narrowed Randy Croop's lead. Despite their hard-fought fight for second, the lead duo continued to shrink Croop's advantage.

Charlie Schaffer captured second place as leader Randy Croop received the white flag. Croop maintained his lead and the Berwick driver won his second of the year eight lengths ahead of Charlie Schaffer. Cam Zeigler was third, Jake Jones finished in fourth and Sam Rial was fifth.

Heats for the 17-car field went to Dan Zechman and Rial. Schaffer received the Artwerks Hard Charger award.

The front row of the 15 lap Aquafun Pools Street Stock main featured Dustin Hollinger and Doug Hoffman. Hoffman and Hollinger were side-by-side through the first lap. One lap later Hoffman, Hollinger and Greg Diehl were three-wide in the fight for the lead. Doug Hoffman held the lead with Dustin Hollinger, Greg Diehl, Steven Dove, and Eric Tripp in close pursuit.

The first of two cautions came on lap six. Doug Hoffman continued to set the pace with Dustin Hollinger making frequent challenges.

A lap nine caution slowed the race. Dustin Hollinger used the restart to take over the lead. The top five of Hollinger, Hoffman, Greg Diehl, Jeff Haag, and Mike Buckley were in a tight pack. Hollinger, from Palmyra, could not shake Hoffman; Hoffman remaining a length behind.

Dustin Hollinger turned back the challenges of Doug Hoffman. Hollinger won his second of 2014 by two lengths over Doug Hoffman. Greg Diehl was third with Jeff Haag in fourth and Mike Buckley finished fifth.

Hollinger and Buckley won the preliminaries for the 20 entries. Jeff Haag was named the Artwerks Hard Charger winner.

The Williams Grove Speedway 2014 Saturday Night Series ends this coming weekend. The final event will be Stock Car Saturday with awards going out to the 358 Late Model and Street Stock classes. Alan Sagi, in his first year of racing with the Saturday Night Series, is the 2014 Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Model point champion. The title in the Aquafun Pools Street Stocks is close with Jeff Haag taking a 55-point lead over Kevin Sigler into the final race.

Saturday night the season ends with the Super Sportsman, 358 Late Models and Street Stocks in action. Racing begins at 6:30. Adult admission is five dollars and children 12 and under free.

Super Sportsman results:

1. Bobby Hockenberry, 2. Tony Jackson, 3. Russ Mitten, 4. Rich Eichelberger, 5. Mike Enders, 6. Kenny Edkins, 7. Frankie Herr, 8. Jay Fannasy, 9. Chad Trout, 10. Greg Foster, 11. Scott Geesey, 12. Steve Fannasy, 13. Chad Criswell, 14. Steve Wilbur, 15. Scott Dellinger, 16. Paul Miller, 17. David Walsh, 18. Chad Smith, 19. Dave Berkheimer, 20. Bill Devine, 21. Lanny Hake, 22. Duaine Smith, 23. Todd Leonard, 24. Devin Beidel DNQ: Tom Wyckoff, Vance Yinger, Russ Lebo, Joe Orsulak

358 Late Model results:

1. Randy Croop, 2. Charlie Schaffer, 3. Cam Zeigler, 4. Jake Jones, 5. Sam Rial, 6. Ron Kline, 7. Alan Sagi, 8. Travis Mease, 9. Pat Beard, 10. Sam Gallagher, 11. Dan Zechman, 12. Zach Kauffman, 13. Pat McNeil, 14. Al Cheney, 15. Wes Alleman DNS: Les Hare, Roy Miller

Street Stock results:

1. Dustin Hollinger, 2. Doug Hoffman, 3. Greg Diehl, 4. Jeff Haag, 5. Mike Buckley, 6. Kevin Sigler, 7. Craig Morgan, 8. Walt Lemmon, 9. Tim Drawbaugh, 10. Ed Halter, 11. Jesse Hitz, 12. Bob Scott Jr., 13. Jaynee Zeigler, 14. Eric Tripp, 15. Charlie Pensinger, 16. Randy Zechman, 17. Mike Zeigler Jr., 18. Steven Dove DNS: Chris Heller, Todd Bowersox

 

 

KELLER BREAKS SMITH'S WINNING STREAK IN 360 SPRINT CARS

FRYE DOMINATES FOR FIRST LATE MODEL WIN OF SEASON; MITCH RETURNS TO PRO STOCK WINNERS CIRCLE; BISSINGER SCORES SIXTH ROADRUNNER FEATURE WIN

SELINSGROVE, Pa. –Selinsgrove's Cody Keller made a breakthrough Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway and scored an impressive victory in the 25-lap 360 sprint car feature following a season filled with mechanical woes. The $2,000 win was Keller's first of the season and first career in a 360 sprint car at the wheel of the Keller's Auto Body/Trautman's Meat Market No. 99. He became the division's seventh different winner this season and in doing so ended point leader Mark Smith's three-race winning streak. Keller previously won two 358 sprint car races at the track.

Coleby Frye of Dover also turned in a convincing performance for his first win of the season in the 25-lap late model feature. Frye became the 10th different late model winner this season in 15 races.

Brad Mitch of McClure scored his fifth win of the year in the 15-lap pro stock feature and put himself in a position to clinch the track championship, while Keith Bissinger of Orangeville held off a late-race challenge for his sixth win in the 12-lap roadrunner race.

Selinsgrove Speedway will hold a $2,000-to-win tune-up race for the super late models at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in preparation for the upcoming two-day World of Outlaws Late Model Series National Open weekend Aug. 30-31. The 360 sprint cars, pro stocks, and roadrunners will round out the four-division racing card.

Tickets for the Aug. 30-31 World of Outlaws Late Model Series National Open events are on sale now in the track office on race days or by calling the speedway at 570.374.2999. The pro stocks will join the late models on the Aug. 30 program and the limited late models will race on the Aug. 31 show.

Polesitter Troy Betts and fourth-place starter Cody Keller battled for the lead on the start of the sprint car feature. Entering turn three on the first lap, Keller streaked underneath Betts and took the early lead. Keller set a torrid pace in front of Betts, eighth-place starter Jason Shultz, and 12th-place starter Mark Smith at the front of the pack.

The first caution flag unfurled on lap six when Michael Walter's No. 33 rolled to a stop on the track. When the race restarted, Keller kept his sprinter out in front the pack. On lap nine, Shultz passed Betts for the runner-up spot as 17th-place starter TJ Stutts rocketed into the top five.

At the halfway point, Keller began to encounter slower traffic. With five laps to race, Keller was leading Shultz, Smith, Stutts, and Betts in a high-speed chase around the half-mile oval. Betts, however, brought out the final caution flag when his car came to a stop on the backstretch.

On the final restart, Keller maintained his momentum around the top of the race track as Smith took the second spot away from Shultz. At the checkered flag, Keller was victorious by 2.5 seconds over Smith. Shultz, Stutts, and seventh-place starter Larry Kelleher completed the top five.

Coleby Frye started the late model feature in the fourth position and horsepowered his way into the lead at the completion of the first lap, when the event's only caution flag unfurled for Chad Hollenbeck's stalled car on the backstretch.

When the race resumed, Frye checked out from the field while second-place starter Eric Hons, third-place starter Hayes Mattern dueled for the runner up position. By lap nine, sixth-place starter Gene Knaub took over the second spot with 10th-place starter Jeff Rine racing third.

On the 19th circuit, Rine passed Knaub for the second position and attempted to reel in Frye at the front of the pack. At the finish, Frye posted a convincing eight-second margin of victory over Rine, ninth-place starter Dylan Yoder, 12th-place starter Jim Yoder, and eighth-place starter Dave Zona.

Polesitter Matt Hornberger led the first five laps of the pro stock feature. On the sixth lap, 11th-place starter Brad Mitch made the winning pass using the inside lane entering turn three. Mitch was then tracked down by 10th-place starter Kyle Bachman until Bachman's car lost speed on the ninth lap.

Mitch went on to take the checkered flag over Hornberger, Tommy Slanker, Adam Campbell, and Cory Long. Jamin Chapmin's car, which crossed the line in the third position, was disqualified during a post-race inspection.

Fifth-place starter Keith Bissinger stormed into the lead on the first lap of the roadrunner race. Bissinger was followed at a distance by fourth-place starter John Fowler Jr. until the last two laps. On the final circuit, Fowler moved into striking position and attempted a last-ditch pass coming off turn four but came up short for the checkered flag. Bissinger was victorious over Fowler, Curtis Lawton, Butch Shaffer, and Jeremy Kline.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY - 16 August 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 20 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1)99K Cody Keller 2) 1 Mark Smith 3) 29 Jason Shultz 4) 23 TJ Stutts 5) 76 Larry Kelleher 6) 49 Mike Walter 7) 28F Davie Franek 8) 67 Steve Collins 9) 1H Hunter Schuerenberg 10) 77 Derek Locke 11) 19 Colby Womer 12) 35 Shannon Fisher 13) F5 Mark Bittner 14) 29H Matt Horst 15) 29S Derek Steward 16) 13 Ryan Higgins 17) 1W Ryan Kissinger 18) 49S Mallie Shuster 19) 22 Troy Betts 20) 33W Michael Walter II Heat Winners: Davie Franek, Cody Keller, Mark Smith Late Models – 20 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1)F1 Coleby Frye 2) 2J Jeff Rine 3) 24 Dylan Yoder 4) 27 Jim Yoder 5) 99Z Dave Zona 6) 43A Gene Knaub 7) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 8) 2 Steve Campbell 9) 88 Tony Adams 10) 3 Jim Bernheisel 11) 45 Eric Hons 12) 9 Hayes Mattern 13) 28 Jason Smith 14) 21 Sam Schaeffer 15) 4S Danny Snyder 16) 3V Scott Richwine 17) 61 Ken Trevitz 18) 88T Ernie Millon 19) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 20) 7M Meade Hahn DNS Heat Winners: Tony Adams, Hayes Mattern, Coleby Frye Pro Stocks – 18 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1)10M Brad Mitch 2) 88 Matt Hornberger 3) 40 Tommy Slanker 4) 2C Adam Campbell 5) 6C Cory Long 6) 71 Kurt Wray 7) 26 AJ Stroup 8) 11 Jake Buck 9) 14C Bill Conrad 10) 00 John Troxell 11) 99 Kyle Bachman 12) 8M Brandon Moser 13) 63 Nathan Long 14) 01 David Berry 15) 11G Derrick Garman 16) 28J Jeff Ceballo 17) 1C Jamin Chapman DQ 18) 83 Matt Wilson DNS Heat Winners: Matt Hornberger, Tommy Slanker Roadrunners – 9 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 11 Keith Bissinger 2) 02 John Fowler Jr. 3) 28 Curtis Lawton 4) 7 Butch Shaffer 5) 8K Jeremy Kline 6) 89 John Schoch 7) 22 Ricky Buss 8) 12 Tom Underwood 9) F14 Ed Capper

 

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Mike Wagner Becomes 13th Winner In 15 Sprint Events At Port Royal

Miller Sr. Makes It 12 For 12 In Super Lates, Leidy cops econo championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/16/14

Port Royal – For the second week in a row on Saturday night the Port Royal Speedway produced a thrilling 410 sprint car feature with the likes of Blane Heimbach, Logan Wagner, Greg Hodnett and Mike Wagner taking shots at the lead and point leader Mike Wagner sealing the victory to become the 13th different winner at the oval this season.

In the 20-lap super late model main Jeff Miller Sr. scored his first victory of the season to push the division to 12 and 12 on the year, 12 races and 12 different winners.

The 355 econo late model championship event was scored by Dave Leidy after a rousing event.

The initial start of the 410 sprint main was called back for a false start while the ensuing restart was red flagged for a three car crash in the fourth corner that saw Daryl Stimeling and Scott Wilson flip.

The third try at the start was the charm and with Mike Wagner taking the lead Blane Heimbach pushed his mount from fourth to second with a two-car, inside pass of Nate Snyder and Logan Wagner in the fourth turn.

Heimbach was breathing down the leader’s neck seconds later when the yellow unfurled for a stopped Joey Hershey.

The other 24 laps of the event went non-stop with eye-popping and dizzying efforts to snare control of the race unfolding.

Logan Wagner, the son of leader Mike Wagner, got by Heimbach when action resumed and throughout the race ran made a tremendous effort to steal the win from his father.

Logan’s breakneck speed through the first and second turns while riding the cushion pushed him onto his dad’s bumper several times only to see the elder of the two preserve the lead as sixth starter Hodnett entered the picture.

After racing with Heimbach for third he took the position with nine laps to go amid hectic traffic as the leader worked the backmarkers.

And then just as Hodnett took over third Logan Wagner was ready to make his move for a first ever 410 sprint win.

Again with an amazing burst of speed out of the second corner and down the backstretch Logan shot his mount underneath his father as the pair raced into the third corner.

And then as Logan’s car slid up the track directly beside his dad’s machine in the middle of the turns, an amazing amount of restraint and ability by the duo is all that kept the pair from crashing together in the fourth corner and allowing Hodnett to get control.

But that failed attempt by Logan Wagner and the necessary backpedaling that took place to prevent disaster for the pair would end up costing the up and comer second to Hodnett with five laps to go.

Hodnett began blasting his car across the middle of the turns to cut down the distance between himself and leader Mike Wagner.

However with two laps to go just as Hodnett had caught the leader, Mike Wagner cleared a backmarker racing back to the stripe and Hodnett failed to accomplish the same feat, and that sealed the victyory for the elder Wagner who took his 11th career Port win by 1.143 seconds over Hodnett.

Logan Wagner finished a career best third followed by Heimbach and 10th starter Doug Esh.

Sixth through 10th went to Mike Erdley, Ryan Taylor, Lance Dewease, Chad Layton and Nate Snyder.

Heats for the 23-car field went to Dewease, Logan Wagner and Layton.

Second starter Jeff Miller Sr. started second and took the lead at the start of the 20-lap main for the super late models with Justin Kann taking second.

Miller Sr., who saw his son Jeff Miller Jr. win at the track last week in the 305 sprints, withstood a pair of restarts to pick up the victory.

The final restart was with a lap to go after the leader was racing to the checkered flag on the frontchute only to see the yellow appear instead of the checkers.

That restart set up a dash to the finish for Kann and seventh starter Brett Schadel.

Schadel was making time in the top groove prior to the yellow but neither driver could muster enough strength to take the win over the final lap.

After leading nearly the entire event only to lose late last week, Patrick Bryner rode home a very respectable fourth at the finish after dueling with Tim Wilson for the majority of the event.

Wilson rode home fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Scott Flickinger, Tim Smith Jr., Mitch Hack, Mike Lupfer and Eric Zembower.

Heats for the 16-car field went to Kann and Miller.

The 20 lap econo late model main saw Brett Hockenberry take the lead at the start over Harold Ranck Jr. before the pace was slowed with four laps recorded.

Dave Leidy started fourth in the field and got by Ranck for second with five away and finally pushed his racer into the lead with just three laps to go.

By that time sixth starter Eric Irvin and eighth starter Todd Snook had entered the hunt.

Snook got by Irvin for third on the 18th tour and with a lap to go he pushed his No. 23 to the inside of Hockenberry for second in the third corner.

But the move went awry and Hockenberry shot toward the outside rail with Irving slamming into Hockenberry before slamming the outside wall as well.

The final lap caution gave Snook a clear shot at the win but Leidy was too strong, pulling away off of the second corner for the victory.

Andrew Yoder ended up third followed by hard charger Tim Krape and Lucas Bryner after the pair started 11th and 12th, respectively.

Sixth through 10th went to Jared Fulkroad, Troy Miller, Tim Gray, Shaun Miller and Ken Beck.

Twin heats went to Leidy and Troy Miller.

Race Results:

8/16/14

410 sprints, 25 laps, A Main: 1. Mike Wagner, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Logan Wagner, 4. Blane Heimbach, 5. Doug Esh, 6. Mike Erdley, 7. Ryan Taylor, 8. Lance Dewease, 9. Chad Layton, 10. Nate Snyder, 11. Rick Lafferty, 12. Dylan Cisney, 13. Justin Barger, 14. Curt Stroup, 15. Rodney Westhafer, 16. Davey Sammons, 17. Mark Zimmerman, 18. Dave Hahn, 19. Tyler Bear, 20. Joey Hershey, 21. Daryl Stimeling, 22. Scott Wilson, 23. Trenton Schaeffer

Late models, 20 laps: 1. Jeff Miller, 2. Justin Kann, 3. Brett Schadel, 4. Patrick Bryner, 5. Tim Wilson, 6. Scott Flickinger, 7. Tim Smith Jr., 8. Mitch Hack, 9. Mike Lupfer, 10. Eric Zembower, 11. Jason Schmidt, 12. Tim Fedder,13. Cole Amsden, 14. Chuck Haydt Jr.

DNS: Trent Brenneman, Steve Bailor

Econo late model feature, 20 laps: 1: Dave Leidy, 2. Todd Snook, 3. Andrew Yoder, 4. Tim Krape, 5. Lucas Bryner, 6. Jared Fulkroad, 7. Troy Miller, 8. Tim Gray, 9. Shaun Miller, 10. Ken Beck, 11. Brett Hockenberry, 12. Eric Irvin, 13. Chase Bowsman, 14. Harold Ranck, 15. Devin Hart, 16. Jason Nace, 17. Jason Peachey, 18. Danny Sollers

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT

York County Racing Club Night

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., August 23, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, & KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES [Trail-Way/Lincoln “Shootout” weekend for 358 Sprints]

Sat., August 30, 2014 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and FIREWORKS.

DIETRICH CATCHES RAHMER LATE FOR THIRD 2014 LINCOLN WIN;

Alex Bright wins for second straight night in ARDC midgets

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/16/2014 – The night looked like it belonged to young Freddie Rahmer, but then Danny Dietrich stole the show.

Freddie won the dash for cash (a $500 bonus from race sponsor Jerry Parrish and Premier Auto Works in a winner-take-all 10 lapper) and then came from fourth starting spot to take the lead from polesitter Mike Bittinger by the end of the second lap. He was the fastest car all night to that point, and looked to be in command of the 30-lap feature. Then lapped traffic (including brother Brandon) entered the picture, and a charging Danny Dietrich was plowing through the field from 11th starting spot to pass both third-place Robbie Kendall and second-place Bittinger between turns four and one of laps 22 and 23.

One lap later, passed both Rahmer sprinters to take the race lead on the front stretch and drove away to an impressive 2.88 second win.

“We were really good,” said Dietrich after scoring his third win of the year and 21st career win in the Pigeon Hills, “Alan (Krimes) got out there and we were just setting pace with him. That’s all we worried about doing…keeping up with Alan.”

“Then I saw him loop it down there (turns three and four of lap nine), and it about got me. We were probably two feet from being collected. I’m happy to be standing here.”

But the minefield wasn’t over for Dietrich.

“I was biding my time and got behind Robbie (Kendall) there, and he about stuffed in the fence in front of me, and that fouled me up for about a lap. I was sure if I wanted to follow him with his car getting loose or what, but when he started to break for the bottom and Mike decided to break to run middle, I figured this is my chance…I gotta go for it and come out of this thing ahead off of four. It worked out really good.

Rahmer hung on for a career-best second place finish, with Bittinger, Kendall, and Kyle Moody completing the top five.

Sixth through tenth were 14th-starting Jim Siegel, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Krimes, Glenndon Forsythe, and Brian Montieth (who came from the back after a seventh-lap spin.

Heats for the 25 410 sprinters were won by Krimes, Nicole Bower, and Freddie Rahmer.

Alex Bright made it two wins in two nights (Friday night at Williams Grove) as ARDC celebrated its 75th anniversary season as part of the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing’s annual convention weekend.

Bright started sixth and didn’t appear to have a chance as the first 19 laps went non-stop with Steve Buckwalter holding nearly a two-second lead through lapped traffic. But the only caution of the event came out on lap 20, with Bright catching points leader Steve Drevicki for second just before the yellow flag came out.

Bright took to the cushion to driver around Buckwalter on the restart, and crossed 1.37 seconds ahead of Lincoln’s all-time midget winner. Drevicki, Nick Wean, and Brent Arndt rounded out the top five.

Heats for the 24 ARDC Midgets were won by Steve Buckwalter, Tony DiMattia, and Brenden Bright.

Next Saturday night, August 23rd, the 410 Sprints will be back in action as will be the 358 Sprints competing in the Trail-Way/Lincoln “Shootout” weekend. All-American Outlaws plus KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES will round out the evening’s racing action. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT

York County Racing Club Night

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (30 Laps) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich ($3,200); 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 12-Mike Bittinger; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 99M-Kyle Moody; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 8. 87-Alan Krimes; 9. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 10. 21-Brian Montieth; 11. 8-Billy Dietrich; 12. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 13. 16C-Adrian Shaffer; 14. 45-Kevin Nagy; 15. 75-Nicole Bower; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 17. 4-John Rudisill; 18. 71X-Bill Stine; 19. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 20. 29-Ryan Wilson (DNF); 21. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF); 22. 19M-Brent Marks (DNF); 23. 85-Nathan Berwager (DNF); 24. 11C-Cory Haas (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Mike Bittinger (1), Freddie Rahmer (2-22), Danny Dietrich (23-30)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 45-Kevin Nagy; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 16C-Adrian Shaffer; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 9. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 75-Nicole Bower; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 19M-Brent Marks; 4. 12-Mike Bittinger; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 85-Nathan Berwager; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 22T-Matt Boland. Time – 2:22.712

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 3. 99M-Kyle Moody; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 8-Billy Dietrich; 6. 29-Ryan Wilson; 7. 11C-Cory Haas; 8. 71X-Bill Stine. Time – 2:24.443

Cash Dash (10 Laps) – 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer ($500); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 5. 75-Nicole Bower; 6. 87-Alan Krimes (DNF). Time – 2:26.360

ARDC MIDGETS:

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 77-Alex Bright; 2. 0-Steve Buckwalter; 3. 19-Steven Drevicki; 4. 78-Nick Wean; 5. 46-Brent Arndt; 6. 4-Ryan Greth; 7. 5-PJ Gargiulo; 8. 1-Tervor Kobylarz; 9. 92-Brenden Bright; 10. 11-Eric Heydenreich; 11. 12-Drew Heistand; 12. 8-Kyle Lick; 13. 44-Brett Wanner; 14. 99G-Justin Gosz; 15. 50-Tonu DiMattia; 16. 54-Austin Burke; 17. 21-Tommy Kunsman; 18. 97-Tyler Brehm (DNF); 19. 95-Jim Radney (DNF); DNS – 33-Danny Stratton, 75-Bill Courtwright, 13-Brian Gilmore. No Time

Lap Leaders – Steven Drevicki (1-4), Steve Buckwalter (5-19), Alex Bright (20-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 0-Steve Buckwalter; 2. 77-Alex Bright; 3. 19-Steven Drevicki; 4. 78-Nick Wean; 5. 8-Kyle Lick; 6. 44-Brett Wanner; 7. 99G-Justin Grosz; 8. 97-Tyler Brehm. Time – 2:43.88

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 50-Tony DiMattia; 2. 46-Brett Arndt; 3. 33-Danny Stratton; 4. 1-Trevor Kobylarz; 5. 54-Austin Burke; 6. 12-Drew Heistand (DNF); 7. 17-Clayton Glassman (DNF); 8. 95-Jim Radney (DNF). Time – 2:45.75

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 92-Brenden Bright; 2. 5-PJ Gargiulo; 3. 4-Ryan Greth; 4. 21-Tommy Kunsman; 5. 11-Eric Heydenreich; 6. 75-Bill Courtwright; DNS – 13-Brian Gilmore, 83-Bruce Buckwalter, Jr. No Time

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT. . . .

THE JERSEY RUSH 4 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 19 . . . . .LANCE DEWEASE & DUANE HOWARD ADDED AS ENTRIES

It only happens one time a year at New Egypt Speedway and the Jersey RUSH 4 is fast approaching.

This double header event showcasing the 410 Sprints & Modifieds is presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings will take place on Tuesday night, August 19. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM. 410 sprint car star Lance Dewease is a pre-entry for the 30 lap feature that will pay $5,000 to the winner. Dewease holds the one lap track record at New Egypt Speedway, setting the fast time mark at 13.349. Oley, PA Modified standout Duane Howard, a past mid-week show feature winner at New Egypt will be driving the Glenn Hyneman owned #126.

Race fans are invited to come out early and as an added treat, you may take part in the pre-race Meet & Greet (5 to 6 PM). The Meet & Greet will invite fans to go into the pits and meet your favorite drivers, just prior to warm-ups.

Several bonus money incentives are added for the competitors and includes the Lentini Auto Salvage of Flemington, NJ, who posted $200 to win each heat race for the 410 sprints and modifieds. Lentini Auto Salvage is New Jersey’s first fully computerized Auto Salvage. Owner Darryl Carman who raced the 747 Modified at Penn National, Flemington, East Windsor and Bridgeport in years past, is still active in the sport sponsoring several race teams and we welcome them as a sponsor of the Jersey RUSH 4. Visit their website at www.LAS-PARTS.com

Other special awards include a $100 Hard Charger Bonus for both the Sprints & Modifieds posted by John Blewett INC. CnB Mushrooms has a $100 cash bonus for the 410 sprint car fast time of the night. The current one lap track record at New Egypt is held by Lance Dewease with a time of 13,349 set at the 2013 running of the Jersey RUSH on August 20. And some other bonus opportunities include an award from Thayer Performance, with the sprint car driver that finishes eleventh in the feature to receive a right rear tire. Vahlco Racing Wheels has posted two wheel halves to the 15th place finisher in the 410 sprint feature.

This event is all about the stars and they’ll all be out including Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease, JJ Grasso, Brent Marks, Freddie Rahmer, Brandon Rahmer, Davey Sammons, Billy Dietrich, Robbie Stillwaggon, Davey Franek, Mark Bitner, Curt Michael, Joey Hershey, Kevin Nagy, Rick Lafferty, Ed Aikin and Troy Betts are just a few of the pre-entries. Chasing the modified payoff will be Billy Pauch Sr., Ryan Godown, Duane Howard, Rick Laubach, Billy Pauch Jr., Neal Williams, Chris Grbac, Sammy Piazza, Jimmy Horton, Kyle Merkel, Willie Osmun and Jimmy Blewett.

The modified portion of the show will offer an exciting mix and match of rules to attract the very best in the modified division. 358 Modifieds will race with sail panels as they challenge the Big Block Modifieds without sail panels. PA/New Egypt legal 358 will compete with sail panels. 358’s on gas must weigh 2,275, cars on alcohol must weigh 2,350, 9:1 Steel heads must weigh 2,275 . Open small blocks must weigh 2,450 and will compete with windows and no sail panels. Big Block Modifieds, maximum 467 cu in, windows only, on gas only must weigh 2,500. The modifieds will earn $500 for tenth and $200 to take the green flag. $50 will be paid to all non-qualifiers.

There is a pre-entry bonus offered to both sprint and modified drivers. Entry forms, rules and a complete payoff is posted on line at: www.aarn.com and www.newegyptspeedway.net Admission for this event is $29 for adults, $10 children 6 to 11 and children five and under will be admitted for free. The pit fee is $35 and a license is not required.

In the event of rain, Wednesday night, August 20 will be the rain date with a starting time of 7:30 PM.

The Jersey Rush spectacular is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.

THE JERSEY RUSH 4 EVENT FACTS:

What: The Jersey Rush 4 410 Sprints & Modifieds Doubleheader

When: Tuesday, August 19 Gates Open 5 PM 7:30 PM Starting Time

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 20 7:30 PM

Where: New Egypt Speedway

720 Pinehurst Road New Egypt, NJ 08422 (on Route 539)

Meet & Greet: Pit Gates Open at 3:30 PM, Meet & Greet for Sprint Drivers 5-6 PM Drivers Meeting 6:15 PM

Track Phone: 609-758-1900 (Race Day Information)

Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net

Information: Call Bob Miller 443 513 4456

ADVANCE TICKETS: CALL 443 513 4456 Leave your name, phone number and number of tickets you need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up o race night at the New Egypt Speedway Office after 4:30 PM.

Adults: $29, Children 6-11 $10, Children 5 & under Free. Pit Fee $35 no license required.

Jersey Rush Past Winners:

2013 JJ Grasso

2012 Daryn Pittman

2011 JJ Grasso

Facility Amenities: The entire New Egypt Speedway facility features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The track is fully wheelchair-accessible with wide, clear and well groomed walkways. There are clean, heated rest rooms, a monitored playground area for the little fans. Whistle-clean concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family style prices.

The Track: The racy, 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval plays host to some of the tightest all out wheel-to-wheel competition you’ll ever witness.

 

 

SETH KEARCHNER CLAIMS FIRST CAREER 358 SPRINT WIN AT TRAIL-WAY;

Hanover, PA (08/15/14) –“Finally. Finally!!”

So said former micro-sprint driver Seth Kearchner after scoring his first career “358” sprint car win in the 25-lap feature event at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“I’ve learned through the years to run my own pace,” said Kearchner, “And tonight I ran at my own pace.”

Kearchner’s pace was quick enough to dominate the race. The Fairfield driver started on the pole and led every lap, while several big guns in the field had their troubles.

Trail-way points leader Brad McClelland started 12th and advanced through the field to sixth before getting involved in a three-car spin into the infield off the back stretch of lap 14. Dwight Leppo (who was running fifth) and the lapped car of Wyatt Hinkle were also involved, and all three were able to restart at the rear. McClelland changed a flat tire and came through the field to earn a hard charger sixth place finish.

Three-time winner Isaac Sneeringer was scheduled to start on the front row but had to go to the rear after diving in the pits before the start to connect a loose wire. He came back through the field to finish fifth.

Invader Kevin Nouse started third and finished there, with Robbie Kendall starting fourth and finishing second.

“It’s really special when you win a race with McClelland, Kendall, Sneeringer, and Nouse in the field,” said Kearchner, “This is something. I haven’t even won a heat race this year!”

Jeff Halligan finished fourth.

Heats for the 13 “358” sprinters were won by Randy Whisler and Kendall.

Cody Fletcher was uninjured in a spectacular flip in turn one of his qualifying event, and was unable to start the feature.

Bill Diehl was the winner of the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature. Diehl started third and took the lead from Bob Stough on lap 13. He led the rest of the way, with ninth-starting Scott Houdeshall catching Stough for second with one lap to go. Stough settled for third, with Lucas Montgomery and Bill Foster completing the top five.

Heats for the 13 Legends were won by Stough and Chris Transeau.

Michael Goodwin came from sixth starting spot to win his second Trail-Way race of the year in the street stock division. Goodwin took the lead from Joey Harrison on lap two and dominated the rest of the way, crossing six seconds ahead of Dan Furman, who ran the second half of the race with a right front tire going down.

Chad Stine, David Johnson, and Kelly Seal completed the top five.

The race saw the return of Craig Wagaman, who dropped out with a flat tire on lap two, returned to action after making a quick tire change, and then stopping in a plume of steam on turn four of lap 11, ending his night.

Heats for the 11 street stocks were won by Wagaman and Todd Miller.

Points leader Matt Chronister raced to his sixth win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Chronister started ninth and took the lead from front row starter Aaron Levin on lap six. He led the rest of the way despite heavy late-race pressure from 11th-starting Cory Weishaar, who actually came from the back after a front stretch spin on lap three.

Tom Senseney (who started 14th), 13th-starting Wesley Kellison, and 12th-starting Shane Miller rounded out the top five.

Heats for the 20 limited stocks were won by Weishaar and Levin.

Next Friday (8/22), Trail-Way will host opening night of the two-night Trail-Way/Lincoln Shootout for 358 sprint cars, the Precise Racing Products 358 Late Models, Limited Stocks, and 600cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway August 15, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 30-Seth Kearchner; 2. 55-Robbie Kendall; 3. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 4. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 5. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 6. 6R-Brad McClelland(Hard Charger); 7. 4-Dwight Leppo; 8. 64-Randy Whisler; 9. 7m-Tyler Buchenauer; 10. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 11. 5A-Brian Allman(DNF); 12. 00-Chris Frank(DNF); DNS: 66A-Cody Fletcher. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Seth Kearchner (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 64-Randy Whisler; 2. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 3. 6R-Brad McClelland; 4. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 5A-Brian Allman; 7. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:26.25.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 55-Robbie Kendall; 2. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 4-Dwight Leppo; 5. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 6. 66-Cody Fletcher(DNF). Time 2:25.03.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

This week the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw their lone point series race at Trail Way Speedway won by second year driver Seth Kearchner who scored his 1st career 358 feature event win. Seth would lead every lap leading Robbie Kenndal and invader Kevin Nouse. Nouse who made his first trip to the short track in 2014 would score much needed point in the season long standings and take a chunk out of series point leader Brad McClelland's point lead. Brad would come home in 6th place this week and would loose 24 points to the driver of the 4r machine. Nouse has made a statement this week that this point chase is far from over, and McClelland better better be ready for the point series to go down to the final race of the season at Susquehanna Speedway in November. With the Trail Way/ Lincoln Speedway shootout next weekend do not be surprised to see Kevin back at Trail Way as there is a lot of extra money on the line for the drivers who race both tracks next weekend.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland 777 Pts.(7 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -730 Pts. (7 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -535 Pts. (4 win) 4. Chandler Leiby -453 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell -451 Pts. (2 win) 6. Robert Kendall - 421 Pts. (3 Win) 7.Isaac Sneeringer -412 Pts.(3 win) 8. Dwight Leppo - 407 Pts. (1 win) 9.Niki Young -391 Pts. (1 win) 10.Jeff Rohrbaugh -383 Pts.(2 wins)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the month of August for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

August 22nd Trail Way Speedway August 23rd Lincoln Speedway August 29th Trail Way Speedway August 30th Lincoln Speedway September 5th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway September 6th Lincoln Speedway September 12th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway September 19th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway

 

 

Marks And Hodnett Split Williams Grove Twin 20s, Bright Takes ARDC

8/15/14

Mechanicsburg ? Brent Marks and Greg Hodnett split twin 20?s for 410 sprints at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking checkered flags worth $2,500 each.

In the 20-lap ARDC Midget feature event, Alex Bright wired the field from the second starting spot to claim his fourth overall win of the ARDC season.

Marks started second in the first twin 20 for the super sprint cars and trailed polesitter Gerard McIntyre Jr. for the first 16 circuits before snagging the lead late in the event.

Even on a restart on the seventh lap Marks had nothing for leader McIntyre but as the leader worked traffic on the fast racing surface, Marks closed the gap and then made a two car pass in the second turn to get control of the race.

He went to the outside of both McIntyre and a lapped car to get control and drive away to the win over the final two miles of the event.

The victory was the second for Marks at Williams Grove this season.

McIntyre Jr. settled for second followed by Hodnett, Pat Cannon and Lance Dewease.

Sixth through 10th went to Don Kreitz Jr., Adrian Shaffer, Stevie Smith, Ryan Smith and Adam Wilt.

Marks drew a six inversion to start the second feature, which placed Kreitz and Dewease on the front row for the green flag.

Kreitz jumped out to the lead after a first turn duel with Dewease on the start as Hodnett got around Dewease to take second on the first circuit.

Kreitz ran through the middle of the race track during his run at the front but Hodnett was clearly quickening on the cushion and as the race hit the halfway point, Hodnett was glued to Kreitz?s bumper.

And before lap 11 could be completed Hodnett took the lead from Kreitz.

The field was working on lap 12 when the red suddenly appeared for a violent first turn flip by earlier winner Marks who reportedly blew a tire.

Kreitz made an attempt to reclaim the lead on the restart but was no match for Hodnett as he streaked away to his third win of the season at the track.

Kreitz was second followed by a surging Stevie Smith, Dewease and Adrian Shaffer.

Sixth through 10th went to Ryan Smith, Doug Esh, Adam Wilt, Alan Krimes and Brian Montieth.

Fast time over the 26 car field was set by Kreitz with a lap of 16.537 seconds.

Twin qualifiers went to Lafferty and Esh.

Bright led the entire distance in the ARDC main event after the initial start was red flagged for hard contact with the outside turn three wall by polestitter Justin Grosz.

Bright was chased by Bruce Buckwalter Jr. early before point leader Steve Drevicki took second away at the halfway point.

Running in third, Buckwalter got high with little more than an lap to go and gave up a podium finish to Trevor Kobylarz for the spot.

PJ Gargiulo rode home fourth followed by Brenden Bright.

Heats for the 21-car field went to Brenden Bright, Drevicki and Kobylarz.

August 15, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 20 laps, first feature: 1. Brent Marks, 2. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Pat Cannon, 5. Lance Dewease, 6. Don Kreitz Jr., 7. Adrian Shaffer, 8. Stevie Smith, 9. Ryan Smith, 10. Adam Wilt, 11. Doug Esh, 12. Brian Montieth, 13. Alan Krimes, 14. Ryan Bohlke, 15. Rick Lafferty, 16. Glenndon Forsythe, 17. Justin Barger, 18. Nicole Bower, 19. Scott Wilson, 20. Ryan Wilson, 21. Danny Dietrich, 22. Jay Reichart, 23. Brock Zearfoss, 24. Kyle Pruitt

DNQ: Cory Haas, Jim Shuster

410 sprints, 20 laps, second feature: 1. Hodnett, 2. Kreitz Jr., 3. S. Smith, 4. Dewease, 5. Shaffer, 6. R. Smith, 7. Esh, 8. Wilt, 9. Krimes, 10. Montieth, 11. Forsythe, 12. McIntyre Jr., 13. Bohlke, 14. Wilson, 15. Bower, 16. Lafferty, 17. Wilson, 18. Marks, 19. Reichard, 20. Barger, 21. Jim Shuster, 22. Cannon, 23. Pruitt, 24. Dietrich

DNS: Zearfoss

DNQ: Haas

ARDC Midgets, 20 laps: 1. Alex Bright, 2. Steve Drevicki, 3. Trevor Kobylarz, 4. PJ Gargiulo, 5. Brenden Bright, 6. Bruce Buckwalter Jr., 7. Brett Arndt, 8. Kyle Lick, 9. Jim Radney, 10. Brett Wanner, 11. Nick Wean, 12. Tommy Kunzman, 13. Austin Burke, 14. Clayton Glassmeyer, 15. Steve Buckwalter, 16. Ryan Greth, 17. John Barnett, 18. Bill Courtwright, 19. Justin Grosz, 20. Greg Fitzpatrick

DNS: Tony Dimattia

 

 

Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Tournament just 7 weeks away! Teams are forming quickly.

By, Jason Bly

It won’t be long before this year’s teams will be competing in this year’s Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Tournament! The tournament will be held Friday, October 3rd at the Upper Allen Township Community Park, 1978 Fisher Road, approximately three miles north of Williams Grove Speedway. Like our prior events, we understand that it may be a work day for many but in order avoid interfering with the many other great racing charities already planned for the weekend, we will hold this event on Friday before the races. With that in mind, come out for some kickball fun while we raise money for Kick-It. Many teams have already registered and begun donating to this great cause, But it's certainly not too late to start a new team or join an existing one. If you are interested in playing kickball with other race car drivers, team members, racing personalities and race fans, sign yourself up through our National Open Kick-It page Williams Grove National Kick-It Tournament or contact jason@paposseracing.com to be added to a team. We encourage a $10 donation or greater per player when you sign up to help reach our goal of $30,000. But you must hurry! There are a limited number openings left! It is free to come out and watch but everyone is encouraged to visit our Kick-It page and donate or bring cash or a check to donate while you are there. Registration will begin the day of the event NO EARLIER than 11:30 a.m. and will stop when the first game begins around 12:15 pm. There will be an elimination style tournament, with 16 teams. Each team is encouraged to have no more than 15 players. The WAKA rulebook will be used for this tournament which can be found at http://www.kickball.com/files/KICKBALL_OFFICIAL_RULES_2012.pdf. Each round will have 5 inning games, and a total of 4 rounds, with the Championship round between the final two teams determining the Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Champion.

Directions to the park: From the Speedway, head north two miles on Williams Grove Rd, then turn right onto Fisher Road. From there it is a mile drive to the Upper Allen Township Community Park is past Friendship Park on the right at the end of Fisher Road.

 

 

WHAT’S THE RUSH?

410 SPRINT & MODIFIED DOUBLE HEADER - - THE JERSEY RUSH RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 19. . . . . PRESENTED BY NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS

Making a very rare appearance at New Jersey’s New Egypt Speedway, the 410 sprints joined by the modifieds will come together for THE Jersey RUSH on Tuesday night, August 19 in a spectacular double-header presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings. The Tuesday night, August 19 event will mark the fourth presentation of The Jersey RUSH, and JJ Grasso, winner of two of three 410 sprint events will be a serious contender for the win. Grasso won the event in 2011 and 2013 as World of Outlaw driver Daryn Pittman was the winner of the Jersey RUSH in 2012.

NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings jointly present the “Ultimate Double Header” with the 410 Sprints earing a $5,000 payday to win 30 lap feature event with $3,000 going to the winner of the 30 lap Modified main event. Race time is set for 7:30 PM with gates opening 5 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM. Race fans are invited to come out early and take part in the sprint drivers Meet & Greet from 5 to 6 PM. That’s right, it’s absolutely free for race fans to enter the pit area prior to this great racing program to meet the drivers before the drop of the green flag.

This is a rare chance to see the best of the Pennsylvania Posse 410 sprint stars in the state of New Jersey. Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease, JJ Grasso, Brent Marks, Freddie Rahmer, Brandon Rahmer, Davey Sammons, Robbie Stillwaggon, Davey Franek, Mark Bitner, Curt Michael, Joey Hershey, Ed Aikin and Troy Betts are just a few of the pre-entries. Chasing the modified payoff will be Billy Pauch Sr., Ryan Godown, Billy Pauch Jr., Neal Williams, Chris Grbac, Sammy Piazza, Jimmy Horton, Kyle Merkel, Willie Osmun and Jimmy Blewett.

Time trials for the 410 sprints will open the show followed by qualifying heat race events for the sprints and modifieds, all leading up to the spectacular twin thirty lap main events.

The sprint car payoff will offer an attractive $1,000 to finish tenth and $400 to take the green. A $300 bonus is posted to the highest finishing 360 sprint car. Standard Central Pennsylvania wing and weight rules will apply along with an open tire rule.

The modified portion of the show will offer an exciting mix and match of rules to attract the very best in the modified division. 358 Modifieds will race with sail panels as they challenge the Big Block Modifieds without sail panels. PA/New Egypt legal 358 will compete with sail panels. 358’s on gas must weigh 2,275, cars on alcohol must weigh 2,350, 9:1 Steel heads must weigh 2,275 . Open small blocks must weigh 2,450 and will compete with windows and no sail panels. Big Block Modifieds, maximum 467 cu in, windows only, on gas only must weigh 2,500. The modifieds will earn $500 for tenth and $200 to take the green flag. $50 will be paid to all non-qualifiers.

There is a pre-entry bonus offered to both sprint and modified drivers. Entry forms, rules and a complete payoff is posted on line at: www.aarn.com and www.newegyptspeedway.net Admission for this event is $29 for adults, $10 children 6 to 11 and children five and under will be admitted for free. The pit fee is $35 and a license is not required.

In the event of rain, Wednesday night, August 20 will be the rain date with a starting time of 7:30 PM.

JJ Grasso won the inaugural Jersey Rush in 2011 and won the event again in 2013. In 2012, Daryn Pittman won the Jersey Rush.

The Jersey Rush spectacular is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.

THE JERSEY RUSH 4 EVENT FACTS:

What: The Jersey Rush 4 410 Sprints & Modifieds Doubleheader

When: Tuesday, August 19 Gates Open 5 PM 7:30 PM Starting Time

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 20 7:30 PM

Where: New Egypt Speedway

720 Pinehurst Road New Egypt, NJ 08422 (on Route 539)

Meet & Greet: Pit Gates Open at 3:30 PM, Meet & Greet for Sprint Drivers 5-6 PM Drivers Meeting 6:15 PM

Track Phone: 609-758-1900 (Race Day Information)

Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net

Information: Call Bob Miller 443 513 4456

ADVANCE TICKETS: CALL 443 513 4456 Leave your name, phone number and number of tickets you need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up o race night at the New Egypt Speedway Office after 4:30 PM.

Adults: $29, Children 6-11 $10, Children 5 & under Free. Pit Fee $35 no license required.

Jersey Rush Past Winners:

2013 JJ Grasso

2012 Daryn Pittman

2011 JJ Grasso

Facility Amenities: The entire New Egypt Speedway facility features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The track is fully wheelchair-accessible with wide, clear and well groomed walkways. There are clean, heated rest rooms, a monitored playground area for the little fans. Whistle-clean concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family style prices. Our dynamic-duo of track announcers keep fans informed and involved with a state of the art sound system.

The Track: The racy, 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval plays host to some of the tightest all out wheel-to-wheel competition you’ll ever witness.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

DMI Free Hot Dog Night At Port Royal This Week, Econo Late Chshp On Tap

Aug. 23 410 sprint Twin 25s and Aug. 30 late model Renninger Memorial in sight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/10/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present DMI Free Hot Dog Night this Saturday, August 16 at 7 pm featuring a three division racing program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late models and the Gray’s Auto – Towing – Licensing 355 econo late models.

Courtesy of DMI of Lancaster, the first 250 paid general admissions through the gate this week will receive a voucher for a FREE HOT DOG at the event.

The racing program will be highlighted by a 20-lap Econo Late Model Championship paying $750 to win while also carrying an increased purse.

Port Royal Speedway is in the midst of an impressively competitive season involving the 410 sprints and super late models.

On August 9 Lance Dewease became the 12th different sprint car winner in 14 events held for the class at the track this season while Dylan Yoder became the 11th winner in 11 races so far this year at the track for the super late models.

The August 16 event is a precursor to the revamped August 23 Open Wheel Madness program featuring Twin 25-lap features for the 410 sprints along with a full program of River Valley Builders 305 sprints.

Both of the Twin 25s on August 23 for the super sprints will carry full purses and pay full points toward the 2014 track title.

The winner of the first 410 sprint main on August 23 will pull an inversion pill to set the starting lineup for the second race.

The URC Sprints have been removed from the August 23 program.

The super late models take center stage on August 30 for the 160th annual Juniata County Fair Opener as they compete in the prestigious, heralded Butch Renninger Memorial for the stock cars.

The Renninger Memorial will pay a hefty $3,000 to win for the 33-lap contest that will also pay lap money as well as a hefty purse for the super lates in honor of the late track titlist.

The econo late models have been added to the Renninger Memorial program along with the 410 sprints, and xtreme stocks.

 

 

Fan Favorite Twin 20’s At Williams Grove This Week, URC Nationals/Kids Night Aug. 22

8/10/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present Twin 20’s for 410 sprints this Friday night, August 15, at 7:30 pm.

Also on the racing program will be the ARDC Midgets.

Each of the 20-lap mains for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will pay $2,500 to win with time trials setting the heat and feature starting grids.

Fireworks are also a part of the Twins show.

The event is part of the 2014 Diamond Series at the track of which Greg Hodnett is the current point leader.

Adult general admission is $18 with youth priced at just $8.

An exhibition of restored race cars from the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will take place in the speedway infield prior to the races on August 15 and track time for the cars is on tap as well.

Pat Cannon and Logan Schuchart split the Twin 20’s at the track last season.

Only twice in 39 runnings of Twin 20’s at Williams Grove has one driver swept the double features.

Van May accomplished the feat in 1983 while Fred Rahmer pulled it off in 1995.

The running of the August 15 Twin 20’s will play a vital role in helping to determine the 2014 track champion.

Any bad luck or mechanical malfunction could sideline the front-runners from staying in the title fight.

Going into the show, Don Kreitz Jr. currently leads Greg Hodnett in the title chase.

August 22 will be Kids Night for the Friday night youth at Williams Grove Speedway, featuring games, prizes, a dunk tank and other activities along with an autograph sessions for the kids.

Racing on August 22 will be the 410 sprints and the rescheduled URC Sprint Rislone Nationals for 358/360 sprints, paying $4,000 to win the 25-lap main event.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw action heat up at all three regular race tracks that race the 358 division, and saw the point leaders in the division show the rest of the race teams why they are battling between themselves for the series championship. Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway Kevin Nouse would pick up his 7th win of the season over Matt Campbell while at Trail Way Speedway the series point leader Brad McClelland would pick up another win at the Hanover area bullring. Saturday night both of these race teams where on hand to prove to each other who really is the top team in the 358 division. Kevin Nouse has gotten the upper hand at Susquehanna Speedway this season but Saturday night McClelland was the driver to beat and would pick up his 46th career 358 feature event win on Fallen Firefighters Night at Lincoln Speedway. Brad would be pressured most of the way by Jeff Rohrbaugh but a late caution would enable Brad to pull away at the end of the race for his 7th win of the season tying Nouse for most wins in the 358 division. Nouse would run third most of the race but would loose the spot on the last corner to hard charging youngster Chase Dietz who battled back from an early wreck to steal third at the finish line.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland 759 Pts.(7 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -695 Pts. (7 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -535 Pts. (4 win) 4. Chandler Leiby -453 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell -451 Pts. (2 win) 6. Dwight Leppo - 391 Pts. (1 win) 7. Niki Young -391 Pts. (1 win) 8.Isaac Sneeringer -387 Pts.(3 win) 9.Jeff Rohrbaugh -383 Pts.(2 wins) 10.Robert Kendall - 376 Pts. (3 Win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the month of August for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

August 15th Trail Way Speedway August 22nd Trail Way Speedway August 23rd Lincoln Speedway August 29th Trail Way Speedway August 30th Lincoln Speedway

 

 

SMITH SCORES EMOTIONAL KRAMER CUP WIN; JIM YODER HOLDS OFF STEVE CAMPBELL FOR LATE MODEL WIN; KYLE BACHMAN WINS 44TH CAREER PRO STOCK FEATURE

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Mark Smith ran his winning streak to to three straight on Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway as he drove past race leader Ryan Kissinger on a lap-20 restart to claim the inaugural win in the 25-lap Kramer Cup in United Racing Company 360 sprint car action.

Other winners on Saturday night were Jim Yoder (late models) and Kyle Bachman (pro stocks).

Selinsgrove Speedway will present a regular four-division show on Sat., Aug. 9, of 360 sprint cars, late models, pro stocks and roadrunners. Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go-karts and micro sprint cars on Friday, Aug. 11 at 7.

After an initial false start, Troy Betts lead the opening lap of the 25-lap sprint car feature that honored the late Kramer Williamson, the 1978 Selinsgrove Speedway sprint car track champion with Ryan Kissinger and T.J. Stutts right in his tire tracks.

On lap 3, Kissinger passed Betts on the high side of Turn 2 for the lead and one lap later, Stutts got by Betts for the runner-up spot. Kissinger and Stutts then begin a series of slide jobs over the next several laps as they battled for the lead before the first caution came out on lap 7 for Colby Womer who slowed in Turn 4.

On the restart, Stutts got a run on Kissinger and took the lead but Kissinger gained the spot right back as he drove around Stutts on the high side in Turn 4 on lap 8. Smith, who started ninth, moved into the top five on lap 10 and took over the runner-up sport from Stutts on lap 15.

The second caution of the race came on lap 20 for debris as Jimmy Stitzle spun in front of the leaders in Turn 3. Under the caution, Stutts pulled into the pits with mechanical issues.

On the double-file restart, Smith would pass Kissinger on the low side of Turn 1 to go on and lead the final five laps of the race. It was his sixth win of the year at Selinsgrove and his 10th career win, moving him into seventh place on the all-time 358-360 sprint car win list.

Kissinger held on for second with Robbie Stillwaggon, Mike Walter and Davie Franek, who came from 15th, rounding out the top five. Sixth through 10th were Josh Weller, Curt Michael, Jason Shultz, Hunter Schuerenberg and Larry Kelleher.

In the 25-lap late model feature, Scott Richwine paced the first seven circuits before Jim Yoder made an inside pass on him as the pair raced off of Turn 4. The first caution came out on lap 8 for Meade Hahn who had a tire let go entering Turn 1.

On the restart, Yoder led Richwine with Chad David, Hayes Mattern and Jim Bernheisel in tow as several cautions plagued the middle part of the race. Bernheisel moved into second on lap 13 before points leader Steve Campbell moved past him on lap 17. Campbell closed in on Yoder over the final few lap and was within striking distance on the final lap when he momentarily got held up by a lapped car.

Yoder would go on to win his 12th-career late model feature over Campbell by .095 seconds.

Jeff Rine, Bernheisel and Dan Stone rounded out the top five. Sixth through 10th were Matt Cochran, Dave Zona, Bryan Bernheisel, Tony Adams and Hayes Mattern.

Kyle Bachman raced to his division leading 44th pro stock feature win in the 12-lap main event. Cory Long led the majority of the race whiled holding off Peanut Heintzelman, Nathan Long and Brad Mitch in the early goings.

The race was slowed by three cautions.

Bachman made the winning move late in the race as points leader Mitch finished second with N. Long, C. Long and Derrick Garman rounding out the top five. Sixth through 10 were A.J. Stroup, Tommy Slanker, Kury Wray, Adam Campbell and Jamin Chapman.

Tickets are now on sale for the two-day World of Outlaws late model series weekend on Aug. 30-31. Tickets can be purchased at the speedway office on race day or during the week by calling the office at 570.374.2999

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY- 9 August 2014 United Racing Company 360 Sprint Cars - 29 entries 25-lap A-Main: 1) 1 Mark Smith, 2) 1W Ryan Kissinger, 3) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon, 4) 49 Mike Walter, 5) 28F Davie Franek, 6) 25 Josh Weller, 7) 5G Curt Michael, 8) 29 Jason Shultz, 9) 1H Hunter Schuerenberg, 10) 76 Larry Kelleher, 11) 79 Jordan Thomas, 12) 77 Derek Locke, 13) 33w Michael Walter II, 14) 08 Jason Clauss, 15) F5 Mark Bittner, 16) 71 Jessica Anderson, 17) 22 Troy Betts, 18) 23 T.J. Stutts, 19) 99K Cody Keller, 20) 4 Jimmy Stitzel, 21) 28 Keith Prutzman, 22) 12B Brad Franks, 23) 88b Andy Best, 24) 19 Colby Womer. Heat Winners: Josh Weller, Cody Keller, Ryan Kissinger. Consolation Winners: Jessica Anderson. Late Models- 25 Entries 25-lap A-Main: 1) 27 Jim Yoder, 2) Steve Campbell, 3) 2J Jeff Rine, 4) 3 Jim Bernheisel, 5) 21D Dan Stone, 6) 16 Matt Cochran, 7) 99Z Dave Zona, 8) 119B Bryan Bernheisel, 9) 88 Tony Adams, 10) 9 Hayes Mattern, 11) 6 Donnie Schick, 12) 26 Jerry Bard, 13) 76 Andy Haus, 14) 4D Chad Hollenbeck, 15) 61 Ken Trevitz, 16) 3v Scott Richwine, 17) 28 Jason Smith, 18) 91 Chad Davis, 19) 4S Danny Snyder, 20) 51 Dave Graber, 21) 15s Shaun Miller, 22) 76H Scott Haus, 23) 7M Meade Hahn. Heat Winners: Scott Haus, Dustin Hoffman, Hayes Mattern Roadrunners - 22 Entries 12-lap A-Main: 1) 99 Kyle Bachman, 2) 10M Brad Mitch, 3) 63 Nathan Long, 4) 6c Cory Long, 5) 11G Derrick Garman, 6) 26 A.J. Stroup, 7) 40 Tommy Slanker, 8) 71 Kurt Wray, 9) 2c Adam Campbell, 10) 1c Jamin Chapman, 11) 83 Matt Wilson, 12) 8m Brandon Moser, 13) 26s Nate Stroup, 14) 01 David Berry, 15) 4 Jim Payne, 16) 6 Nate Herman, 17) 28J Jeff Ceballo, 18) 14c Bill Conrad, 19) 11 Jake Buck, 20) 1H Peanut Heintzelman, 21) 00 John Troxell, 22) 88 Matt Hornberger. Heat winners: Cory Long, Peanut Heintzelman, A.J. Stroup

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Dewease Wins Electrifying Port Royal Sprint Main, Yoder Sets New 20-lap Mark In Late Models

Miller Jr. and Zook claim 305 sprints and xtremes

8/4/14

Port Royal – Lance Dewease was the winner of an electrifying 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night in a race that saw three different drivers take turns at the lead along with at least a half dozen lead changes between Ryan Taylor, Dewease and Doug Esh.

In the late model main Dylan Yoder set a new 20 lap track record as he scored the victory, taking the laurels away from local favorite Patrick Bryner with two laps to go.

Jeff Miller Jr. took over the point lead in the 305 sprint series with victory in his division while Jason Zook drove to victory in the xtreme stock division.

Polesitter Ryan Taylor got the drop on Dewease on the start of the 25 lap 410 sprint car main with Dewease close behind.

For a few laps Taylor crept out of striking distance but quickly Dewease closed up the gap and took the lead for the first time with 14 down.

Taylor kept Dewease close during the ensuing circuits and as the race raged through traffic Taylor pounced on the 11th tour when Dewease got bottled up behind the slow car of Trenton Schaeffer.

It was impossible for Taylor to get away however as Dewease came right back to again drive by for control on the 13th tour.

Meanwhile, ninth starter Doug Esh was blistering through the pack and was up to fifth behind Dewease, Taylor, Rodney Westhafer and Mike Wagner when the red flag appeared with 11 laps to go for Westhafer who had climbed the rear end of Schaffer’s car on the backchute before flipping.

Esh drove by Wagner for third on the restart and then surpassed Taylor for second with six to go.

With Dewease in his sights, Esh began chomping two tenths of a second off of the leader’s advantage and he was a car length back of Dewease when a caution flag slowed the pace with just two laps left.

A big old slider came Dewease’s way on the restart as the Esh thrust his No. 8H deep into the first corner to slide up and take the lead in the second corner.

But Dewease fought back to reclaim the spot as the pair raced into the third turn ready to bring the field to the white flag.

On the final lap Esh had made another attempt but came up short by just .364 seconds at the rousing finish.

The victory was the 97th of Dewease’s career at the track, worth $3,000 that made him the 12th different sprint car winner at the track this year.

Taylor rode home third followed by Rick Lafferty and Nate Snyder.

Sixth through 10th went to Mike Wagner, Blane Heimbach, Mike Erdley, Chad Layton and Ryan Smith.

Heats for the 22 car field went to Lafferty, Wagner and Heimbach.

Patrick Bryner of Port Royal took control of the late model main at the start and never looked back with control, chased by Justin Kann for the majority of the race.

Lap after lap Bryner hit his marks in the corners and with 10 laps to go at the halfway point the upstart was pulling away from the field.

But lurking back in the pack was fifth starter Dylan Yoder who began coming to life with about eight laps to go.

He took third from Tim Smith Jr. with five to go and then got by Kann with three to go.

It took until the leaders raced into the third turn as they headed for the white flag for Yoder to finally catch Bryner for the win.

He dove his No. 24 deep into the third turn to drive off of the fourth corner with the lead and then held on for the final lap to pick up the victory and become the 11th different late model winner in as many races at Port Royal this season.

Yoder’s new 20 lap track record was set at 6:55.213, with Bryner settling for second followed by Kann, Mike Lupfer and Smith Jr.

Sixth through 10th went to Coleby Frye, Brett Schadel, Rance Garlock, Mitch Hack and Jason Schmidt.

Heats for the 22 car field were taken by Yoder, Kann and Schadel.

Tyler Reeser led the first 11 laps of the 20 lap 305 sprint main before Jeff Miller Jr. took over.

And then just a lap after taking control Reeser was taken out of the race via a first turn accident.

Mike Wagner II., assumed second for the restart but failed to mount a challenge for the win.

Ninth starter John Braim motored to third at the finish followed by Lance Newlin and Nathan Gramley.

Sixth through 10th went to Reed Thompson, Roger Irvine, Ken Duke, Matt Mountz and Paul Snyder.

Heats for the 26 cars in action went to Reeser, Braim and Thompson.

Jason Zook claimed his second xtreme stock main of the year, taking the lead from Corey Kepner when he got out of shape on the 12th tour.

Zook then held off point leader Bill Powell to the finish followed by Kepner, Bob Bussey and Mike Goodwin.

Race Results:

8/9/14

410 sprints, 35 laps, A Main: 1. Lance Dewease, 2. Doug Esh, 3. Ryan Taylor, 4. Rick Lafferty, 5. Nate Snyder, 6. Mike Wagner, 7. Blane Heimbach, 8. Mike Erdley, 9. Chad Layton, 10. Ryan Smith, 11. Curt Stroup, 12. Brock Zearfoss, 13. Joey Hershey, 14. Logan Wagner, 15. Dylan Cisney, 16. Daryl Stimeling, 17. Trenton Schaeffer, 18. Steve Buckwalter, 19. Rodney Westhafer, 20. Jordan Givler

DNS: Dave Ely, Davey Sammons

Late models, 20 laps: 1. Dylan Yoder, 2. Patrick Bryner, 3. Justin Kann, 4. Mike Lupfer, 5. Tim Smith Jr., 6. Coleby Frye, 7. Brett Schadel, 8. Rance Garlock, 9. Mitch Hack, 10. Jason Schmidt, 11. Tim Fedder, 12. Cole Amsden, 13. Scott Flickinger, 14. Eric Zembower, 15. Denny Nace, 16. Trent Brenneman, 17. Brian Hack, 18. Mike Mort

DNS: Bob Dunn, Steve Bailor, Tim Wilson, Matt Parks

305 sprint feature, 20 laps: 1: Jeff Miller, Jr., 2. Michael Wagner II., 3. John Braim, 4. Lance Newlin, 5. Nathan Gramley, 6. Reed Thompson, 7. Roger Irvine, 8. Ken Duke, 9. Matt Mountz, 10. Paul Snyde, 11. Tyler Bear, 12. Mark Watkins, 13. Jason Bergstresser, 14. Wayne Dadetto, 15. Erin Statler, 16. Jake Waters, 17. Scott Ellerman, 18. Anthony Fiori, 19. Ryan Lynn, 20. Randy Kaylor, 21. James Pryde, 22. Mike Alleman, 23. Tyler Reeser, 24. Eric Parker, 25. Cory Thornton, 26. Zach Newlin

xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Jason Zook, 2. Bill Powell, 3. Corey Kepner, 4. Bob Bussey, 5. Mike Goodwin, 6. Deron Henry, 7. Tyler Amtower, 8. Pete Leister, 9. Curtis Lawton, 10. Craig Dodson, 11. Darian Trego, 12. Craig Imes, 13. Karl Miller

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

 

August 9, 2014 - STORYBOOK ENDING TO FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT AT LINCOLN FINDS WAGAMAN IN VICTORY LANE August 9, 2014 at 9:23pm

Saturday, August 9, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., August 16, 2014 (7:30 PM) - PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT/York County Racing Club Night - 410 Sprints, ARDC Midgets, and EMMR Exhibition

Sat., August 23, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, & KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES [Trail-Way/Lincoln “Shootout” weekend for 358 Sprints]

Sat., August 30, 2014 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and FIREWORKS.

STORYBOOK ENDING TO FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT AT LINCOLN FINDS WAGAMAN IN VICTORY LANE;

McClelland makes it a two-win weekend in “358” sprints; Blaine Leppo wins second straight in Central PA Legends

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/9/2014 – “If this was your first time at a sprint car race, you’re coming back next week. I can guarantee that.”

So said Hanover’s Tim Wagaman after pulling into victory lane for his first career 410 sprint car feature win and the $5,000 top prize in Saturday’s National Fallen Firefighters Night in memory of Brandon Little at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

You couldn’t make Saturday’s story up. Wagaman was carrying the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation colors, with a specially-designed car with Brandon Little’s photo on the top wing.

Handicapping placed Wagaman on the pole for the 33-lap feature, the distance of which was in recognition of United Hook & Ladder Station #33 serving Abbottstown and New Oxford.

Although he led every lap, he held off four other challengers over the final non-stop 20 laps. The last five laps was frantic, with tenth-starting Alan Krimes driving under second-place Billy Dietrich and sliding up in front of Wagaman to briefly take the lead in turn four of lap 29. Wagaman drove back under Krimes to retake the lead exiting the turn, and regained control on the first two turns of lap 30. Krimes tried the slider one last time in the third and fourth turns of lap 31, but backed off exiting the turn, giving Wagaman the room he needed to score the .84-second win.

“I started falling out of my seat a little bit at the end. I was getting frustrated with myself,” said Wagaman, “Then Krimes came out of nowhere. I thought if I made some good laps and some smart decisions I could still win. He really could have did me dirty down in turns thee and four and he didn’t. I gotta respect that. I know he’s going for a point title and that might have played a little into it.

“That was some awesome, awesome driving by everybody involved,” continued Wagaman.

Krimes settled for second, with Cory Haas passing Dietrich on 31 for third. Dietrich finished fourth, with Adam Wilt completing the top five. Sixth through tenth were Jim Siegel, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Robbie Kendall, Kyle Moody, and 19th-starting Nathan Berwager.

“Hopefully, I’m getting a little bit of respect from those guys,” said former 358 sprint car champ Wagaman, “I want to try and earn it. Those guys have been there and I want to be there, too.”

“The Little family is ecstatic. If there was any race that I could wish to win, it would be this one. I’m so glad we got it done,” added Wagaman.

The National Fallen Firefighters Night was sponsored by Fire & Rescue Products of Harrisburg and AMKUS Rescue Systems.

Heats for the 24 410 sprinters were won by Austin Hogue, Siegel, and Brian Montieth. Montieth dropped the infield on lap eight, and Hogue pulled up lame with steering issues on lap 14.

Friday night Trail-Way winner Brad McClelland made it his first two-win weekend in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature. McClelland started sixth and took the lead from Jeff Halligan on lap nine. He led the rest of the way, spoiling a perfect night for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, as Jeff Rohrbaugh crossed second nearly one second behind McClelland.

It was McClelland’s sixth career 358 Lincoln win to go along with his two 410 sprint wins, and was worth $1,333.

Chase Dietz made the run of his life after coming back from a two-car tangle with Matt Campbell on lap three to blow through the field at pass Kevin Nouse to cross third at the finish. Nouse and Niki Young completed the top five.

Heats for the 27 358 sprinters were won by Campbell, Chris Frank, and Rohrbaugh, with Brian Allman winning the consolation.

For the second straight time, brothers Blaine and Harlon Leppo finished first and second in the 15-lap Central PA Legends feature. Also in the mix for the win were previous 2014 Lincoln feature winners Bob Stough and Lucas Montgomery, but they got together in turn four while racing for second with two laps to go. That put Harlon back on Blaine’s bumper for the two-lap dash to the checkered. Blaine’s final margin of victory was two-thirds of a second, with Bill Diehl, rookie Mason Chaney, and Rick Miller rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 21 Central PA Legends were won by Harlon Leppo and Diehl.

Next Saturday night, August 16, it will be PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT along with York County Racing Club Night featuring the 410 Sprints, ARDC Midgets, plus an Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR) Exhibition. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (33 Laps) - 1. 1*-Tim Wagaman ($5,000); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 8. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 9. 99M-Kyle Moody; 10. 85-Nathan Berwager; 11. 12-Mike Bittinger; 12. 21T-Scott Fisher; 13. 5-Tyler Ross; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 45-Kevin Nagy; 16. 75-Nicole Bower; 17. 4-John Rudisill; 18. 29-Ryan Wilson; 19. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF); 20. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF); 21. 21-Brian Montieth (DNF); 22. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF); 23. 49-Bradley Howard (DNF); 24. 23-Todd Zinn (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Tim Wagaman (1-33)

1st Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 52-Austin Hogue; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 45-Kevin Nagy; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 4-John Rudisill; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 85-Nathan Berwager; 8. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe. Time – 2:25.550

2nd Heat (10 Laps) – 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 29-Ryan Wilson; 6. 23-Todd Zinn; 7. 49-Bradley Howard (DNF); 8. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 75-Nicole Bower; 8. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF). No Time

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 6R-Brad McClelland ($1,330); 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 5. 91-Niki Young; 6. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 13-Ryan Higgins; 9. 38-Mark Strickler; 10. 29-Chris Arnold; 11. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 12. 28-Matt Findley; 13. 16-Matt Campbell; 14. 21-CJ Tracy; 15. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 16. 47-Michael Hamer; 17. 5A-Brian Allman; 18. 97-Brie Hershey; 19. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 20. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 21. 11-Leah Starner (DNF); 22. 3W-Duane Watson (DNF); 23. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 24. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Higgins (1), Jeff Halligan (2-8), Brad McClelland (9-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 29-Chris Arnold; 3. 13-Ryan Higgins; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 38-Mark Strickler; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 9. 51N-Nick Palmerino (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 00-Chris Frank; 2. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 47-Michael Hamer; 7. 3W-Duane Watson; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF); 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF). Time – 2:31.47

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 6-Brad McClelland; 3. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 6. 11-Leah Starner; 7. 10-Zach Euculano; 8. 59T-Tim Stallings; 9. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF). Time – 2:28.88

Consolation (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 5A-Brian Allman; 2. 3W-Duane Watson; 3. 97-Brie Hershey; 4. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 5. 10-Zach Euculano; 6. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 7. 51N-Nick Palmerino (DNF); DNS – 9R-Brent Rumberger, 59T-Tim Stallings. No Time

CENTRAL PA LEGENDS:

Feature (15 Laps) - 1. 10-Blaine Leppo; 2. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 5. 38-Rick Miller; 6. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 7. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 8. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 9. 56-Mike Gable; 10. 18-Chris Transeau; 11. 35-Keith Hering; 12. X-Justice Forbes; 13. 79-Ed trump; 14. 07-Bob Stough; 15. 45-Andy Whaling; 16. 93-Dave Miller; 17. 15-Lucas Montgomery (DNF); 18. 9-Rick Hartwig (DNF); 19. 6-Billy Foster (DNF); 20. 51-Travis McClelland (DNF); 21. 09-Chris Spidle (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders –Harlon Leppo (1-2), Blaine Leppo (3-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps) - 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 09-Chris Spidle; 3. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 4. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 5. 6-Bill Foster; 6. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 7. 56-Mike Gable; 8. 79-Ed Trump; 9. X-Justice Forbes; 10. 45-Andy Whaling; 11. 93-Dave Miller. No Time

2nd Heat (6 Laps) – 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 10-Blaine Leppo; 3. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 4. 07-Bob Stough; 5. 38-Rick Miller; 6. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 7. 51-Travis McClelland; 8. 35-Keith Haring; 9. 18-Chris Transeau; 10. 9-Rick Hartwig. Time – 2:00.47

 

 

McCLELLAND BACK IN VICTORY LANE IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

SHAWN SEIFERT TAKES 600CC MICRO-SPRINTS;

JIM YOUNG & KEITH FORD WIN TWIN SIDEWINDER FEATURES;

MILLER LIMITED STOCK VICTOR; STREMMEL TAKES STREET STOCK THILLER

Hanover, PA (08/08/14) – All-time winner Brad McClelland started on the pole and led every lap for his fifth win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“We’ll take it. We got a good pill draw and the track was slick tonight,” said the Trail-Way and Central PA 358 sprint car points leader upon exiting the Steve Rucker-owned Baird Heating & Cooling/Littlestown Auto Care/Stuffle Construction/Rucker Computer #6R in victory lane, “Isaac (Sneeringer) and I are taking turns starting at the front and back.”

As for Sneeringer, last week’s winner started at the back, spun when his car jumped out of gear in turns three and four of the original start, and came back through to finish fourth.

McClelland dominated throughout, crossing 4.88 seconds ahead of Seth Kearchner at the checkered flag.

Invader Mark Bitner was third, with Cody Fletcher finishing fifth.

Heats for the 11 “358” sprinters were won by McClelland and Zach Euculano, who brought out the red flag when he flipped in turn four of the second attempt to start the race.

Shawn Seifert also led every lap from the pole in the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature. Though he was never seriously challenged, Seifert did have to withstand several cautions and one red flag, which came out for a double-flip by Hannah Riser and Travis Scott in turn four of lap six.

Bo Gordon, Jr., Brad Weber, Jim Young, and Bret Cronrath completed the top five.

Qualifiers for the 18 micros were won by Weber and Jim Radney.

Twin 1000cc “Sidewinder” micro-sprint features were won by Jim Young and Keith Ford.

Young, celebrating his 55th birthday, also led every lap from the pole in the first 15-lapper.

Mike Zielonis, Rohan Beasley, Austin Quick, and Brandon Yarett completed the top five in the first feature.

Keith Ford, who suffered a flat tire and dropped from the first feature, took the lead from his outside front row starting spot and led every lap of the second feature. His win in the non-stop event established a new Trail-Way “Sidewinder” track record of 4 minutes, 5 seconds.

Hannah Riser (doing double duty in the two micro-sprint divisions), Quick, Jerry Strausbaugh, and Young finished second through fifth.

Shane Miller started fourth and became the third different leader on lap six in scoring his first win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Outside front row starter Mike Wolf led the first three laps before fifth-starting Terry Hartlaub took the lead. He led laps four and five before Miller took the lead. He led the rest of the way, with Shannon Weaver coming from eighth to finish second. Third through fifth were ninth-starting Kyle Rohrbaugh, 11th-starting Matt Chronister, and Jason Chronister.

Heats for the 18 limited stocks were won by Miller and Rohrbaugh.

Jeremy Stremmel claimed his third win of the year in a wild 20-lap street stock feature that saw him lead the first 12 laps and the last four laps.

Stremmel got out of shape in turns three and four and handed the lead to fifth-starting Eric Johnson on lap 13. Johnson led the next three laps before a charging Dan Furman (now in second) bumped Johnson and got both drivers out of shape in turns one and two of lap 16. Third-place Chad Stine took to the low side and Stremmel went around the outside to take first and second, with Stine scored the leader of lap 16.

One lap later, Stremmel reclaimed the lead for good, with Johnson settling for second in his first Trail-Way appearance. Stine, Cory Weishaar, and David Johnson completed the top five.

Furman dropped from the field with a flat right front tire on lap 17.

The lone qualifier for the 11 street stocks was won by Stine.

Next Friday (8/15), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Central PA Legends, and Street Stocks. It is also “Sign Night,” with fans encouraged to make a sign of their favorite driver for a chance to win prizes. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway August 8, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 15-Mark Bitner; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer(HC); 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 4-Dwight Leppo; 7. 64-Randy Whisler; 8. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 9. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF); 10. 83-Cody Fairchok(DNF); 11. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Brad McClelland (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 64-Randy Whisler; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:24.12.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 10-Zach Euculano; 2. 83-Cody Fairchok; 3. 15-Mark Bitner; 4. 4-Dwight Leppo; 5.7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF). No Time.

600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 1-Shawn Seifert; 2. 13-Bo Gordon; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 8-Jim Young; 5. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 6. 89-Alyson Dietz; 7. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 8. 10-Jeremy Glass; 9. 87-Buddy Hines; 10. 10B-Brandon Noel(DNF); 11. 01-Misti Kopp(DNF); 12. 44-Jim Radney(DNF); 13. 77X-Ben Houtz(DNF); 14. 71-Timothy Glacken(DNF); 15. 14K-Hannah Riser(DNF); 16. 07-Travis Scott(DNF); 17. 1S-Steve Bull(DNF); 18. 17D-David Holbrook(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Shawn Seifert (1-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 17-Brad Weber; 2. 89-Alyson Dietz; 3. 1-Shawn Seifert; 4. 07-Travis Scott; 5. 8-Jim Young; 6. 10-Jeremy Glass; 7. 71-Timothy Glacken; 8. 87-Buddy Hines; 9. 01-Misti Kopp(DNF). Time 2:03.75.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 44-Jim Radney; 2. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 3. 17D-David Holbrook; 4. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr.; 5. 77X-Ben Houtz; 6. 14K-Hannah Riser; 7. 1S-Steve Bull; 8. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 9. 10B-Brandon Noel. Time 2:09.47.

 

 

Kreitz Reclaims Williams Grove Point Lead With 60th Career WG Win

Nouse claims 4th 358 sprint win of season

8/8/14

Mechanicsburg – Don Kreitz Jr. took back the point lead from Greg Hodnett in style at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night by claiming the 25-lap 410 sprint victory, a win that marked the 60th of his career at the historic oval.

In total, Kreitz took home over $4,100 for the win including $50 in lap money and a $500 bonus for winning from the fifth row.

Kevin Nouse scored his fourth 358 sprint car feature of the season to end the night, strengthening his point lead over Adrian Shaffer.

After a false initial start, original fourth starter Austin Hogue of Dover motored into the lead at the start of the 410 sprint main over Davey Sammons.

Hogue and Sammons inherited the front row for the beginning of the race after the false start was called on Brock Zearfoss and Nicole Bower.

The caution flag unfurled with three laps completed for a spin by Lance Dewease in the second corner and the restart turned into a red for a four-car accident in the third corner.

The restart had seen Rick Lafferty jump to Sammons’ inside as the pair exited the second turn and at that time Lafferty slammed the inside rail.

After a second of normalcy for Lafferty down the backstretch, his car went sideways into the third turn with obvious front end difficulties and the end result saw the red unfurl after contact with fifth runner Zearfoss, sixth runner Ryan Smith and eighth runner Brian Montieth.

Kreitz restarted fourth behind Hogue, Sammons and Curt Michael.

Michael took second when action resumed with Kreitz following suit a lap later before taking over second spot on the seventh tour.

For the next 10 laps or so Kreitz was unable to close on leader Hogue before seeming to come to life not long after the 10 to go mark.

After trying numerous lanes and lines around the track and failing to close, Kreitz was suddenly in the hunt and after challenging Hogue for control on the 19th and 20th tour, he used a patented inside turn two move on the 21st tour to drive into the lead.

He then drove uncontested to his second win of the year at the track over Hogue, Michael, 15th starter Doug Esh and 14th starter Alan Krimes.

Sixth through 10th went to Pat Cannon, Glenndon Forsythe, Lance Dewease, Sammons and Steve Buckwalter.

Heats for the 27-car field went to Nicole Bower, Brian Montieth and Pat Cannon while Cory Haas took the consolation race.

The 20-lap 358 sprint main was red flagged with two laps completed, again for a third turn crash.

Before the stoppage DJ Montgomery had led the first lap before giving way to Jay Galloway.

Galloway continued to hold the lead for five more laps before 12th starting point leader Kevin Nouse took control of the race.

Nouse stretched it out for the next 10 laps before seeing his advantage shrink with three laps to go when Matt Campbell and Adrian Shaffer closed the gap on the high cushion.

Nevertheless Nouse took the victory for his fourth checkers of the season at the track.

Campbell was second followed by Shaffer, Scott Fisher and Chris Arnold.

Heats for the 15-car field went to Doug Hammaker and Shaffer.

August 8, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Don Kreitz Jr., 2. Austin Hogue, 3. Curt Michael, 4. Doug Esh, 5. Alan Krimes, 6. Pat Cannon, 7. Glenndon Forsythe, 8. Lance Dewease, 9. Davey Sammons, 10. Steve Buckwalter, 11. Mark Smith, 12. Adam Wilt, 13. Nicole Bower, 14. Troy Fraker, 15. Todd Allen, 16. Kyle Pruitt, 17. Cory Haas, 18. Rick Lafferty, 19. Brock Zearfoss, 20. Ryan Smith, 21. Brian Montieth, 22. Jordan Givler, 23. Ryan Wilson, 24. Jay Reichard

DNQ: Tyler Bear, Jim Shuster, Tom Huppunen

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Kevin Nouse, 2. Matt Campbell, 3. Adrian Shaffer, 4. Scott Fisher, 5. Chris Arnold, 6. Doug Hammaker, 7. Kody Lehman, 8. DJ Montgomery, 9. Leah Starner, 10. Matt Findley, 11. Brie Hershey, 12. Jay Galloway, 13. Rich Eichelberger, 14. Brian Garland

DNS: Tony Smolenyak

 

 

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17 Drivers Leave Port Royal Dream Race With Nearly $4,000 In Extra Cash

8/4/14

Port Royal ? Some 17 drivers walked off with nearly $4,000 in contingency cash at the Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race on Saturday night, August 2.

Brent Marks took the prestigious win and $620 in lap money while other laps went to Nate Snyder, $80; Aaron Ott, $20; Greg Hodnett, $320; Steve Buckwalter, $140; and Blane Heimbach, $160.

Hard Charger awards in semi mains worth $125 each went to Ryan Taylor and Ryan Wilson while Lance Dewease took the $250 award posted for the A Main.

Fast time awards of $100 each went to Lucas Wolfe and Doug Esh.

Proceeds from a silent auction behind the grandstand produced randomly fan-awarded cash prizes of more than $200 to each of six drivers that included Esh, Rodney Westhafer, Wilson, Curt Stroup, Pat Cannon and Alan Krimes.

A $200 bonus was posted to the winner of the Non Qualifiers main that went to Tyler Bear.

And a fan vote that decided a 25th starter in the event, a $350 position, went to Dylan Cisney.

Aside from all of the aforementioned cash, each of the first 40 drivers to register for the event received a $10 roll of quarters as car wash cash.

And on top of all the money itself that was given away, thousands in contingency prizes were given out in the pits from Hoosier Tires, Rider Engines, Ott Engines, DMI, Penske Shocks, Goshorn Racing Supplies, Zemco Headers, Wings Unlimited, VRP Shocks, Moose Blocks and Smith Tire.

Title and contingency cash and product sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer?s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Sked Change Has Twin 25s For 410 Sprints & 305 Sprints August 23

August 9 & 16 Promotions Touted including Free Hot Dogs, Kids Candy Scramble

8/4/14

Port Royal ? A schedule change has been made to the Port Royal Speedway August 23 Open Wheel Madness event as the URC sprints have been removed from the date and Twin 25s for the 410 sprints have been added.

The Open Wheel Madness show will still include the River Valley Builders 305 sprint cars, getting underway at 7 pm.

Each of the 25 lap mains for the 410 sprints will carry full purses.

An agreement between URC owners and the speedway resulted in the removal of the URC sprints from the all open wheel program.

Port Royal and URC owners remain totally open to the opportunity for URC to return to the track in the future however a date in 2014 is not on the agenda.

August 16 DMI Free Hot Dogs?DMI of Lancaster will give a free hot dog to the first 250 paid general admissions at the Saturday, August 16 Port Royal racing program.

On the racing agenda for the 16th is the Aumiller?s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake?s Carts/Enviroman super late models and a Gray?s Auto & Towing 355 econo late model championship, all starting at 7 pm.

August 9 Moon Shine Camo® Motorcycle Night/Food Pantry Night/Camera & Autograph Night/DMI Kids Candy Scramble?..From 5 ? 6:30 pm anyone arriving at the races on a motorcycle will receive a coupon worth $5 off admission at the ticket window.

Special parking privileges inside the commercial building at the track will be afforded to all motorcyclists who arrive prior to 6:30 pm. One $5 off coupon per cycle will be handed out to every motorcycle as it enters the commercial building before the deadline courtesy of Moon Shine.

The Moon Shine Camo sponsored racecars of No. 9 Hayes Mattern and No. 7 Chad Layton will be on display prior to the races behind the grandstand while Moon Shine Camo apparel lines will be offered for sale to all race fans in attendance.

It will also be Food Pantry Night at the track as it collects non-perishable food items for the Juniata Valley Food Pantry.

In addition, it will be the final Camera & Autograph Night of the season at the track, featuring free admission to the pit area prior to the races with the purchase of a general admission ticket from 5 until 6 pm.

DMI of Lancaster will present a Kids Candy Scramble slated for the speedway frontstretch as well.

Racing in the 7 pm program will be the Aumiller?s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake?s Carts/Enviroman super late models, River Valley Builders 305 sprints and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

Moon Shine Camo will give away special apparel prize packs to each of the oval?s four winners on the night in victory lane.

Select lucky fans in the crowd during the night will receive free Moon Shine Camo attire.

And the first 500 fans entering the stands will receive a free Moon Shine Camo can koozie.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Moon Shine Motorcycle Night This Week At Port Royal Speedway,

Food Pantry/Camera & Autograph Night and DMI Kids Candy Scramble Too!

8/3/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Moon Shine Camo® Motorcycle Night this Saturday, August 9 at 7 pm along with Food Pantry Night and the final Camera & Autograph Night of the season.

Racing in the program will be the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake’s Carts/Enviroman super late models, River Valley Builders 305 sprints and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

From 5 – 6:30 pm this week anyone arriving at the races on a motorcycle will receive a coupon worth $5 off admission at the ticket window.

Special parking privileges inside the commercial building at the track will be afforded to all motorcyclists who arrive prior to 6:30 pm.

One $5 off coupon per cycle will be handed out to every motorcycle as it enters the commercial building before the deadline courtesy of Moon Shine Camo.

The Moon Shine Camo sponsored racecars of No. 9 Hayes Mattern and No. 7 Chad Layton will be on display prior to the races behind the grandstand while Moon Shine Camo apparel lines will be offered for sale to all race fans in attendance.

It will also be Food Pantry Night at the track as it collects non-perishable food items for the Juniata Valley Food Pantry.

In addition, August 9 will be the final Camera & Autograph Night of the season at the track, featuring free admission to the pit area prior to the races with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

DMI of Lancaster will present a Kids Candy Scramble slated for the speedway frontstretch as well.

Moon Shine Camo will give away special apparel prize packs to each of the oval’s four winners on the night in victory lane.

Select lucky fans in the crowd during the night will receive free Moon Shine Camo attire.

And the first 500 fans entering the stands will receive a free Moon Shine Camo can koozie.

Founded in 2010, Moon Shine Camo is one of the fastest growing pattern designers and camouflage clothing designers and distributors in the country for outdoor sporting enthusiasts.

Visit them on the web at www.moonshinecamo.com to learn about Moon Shine Camo and purchase their full line of products.

You can also like their facebook pages, Muddy Girl Country and Moon Shine Camo.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw Issac Sneeringer pick up his 3rd win of the season Friday night at Trail Way Speedway over series points leader Brad McClelland. Isaac has won 2 out of the last 3 races at the Hanover area short track and has worked his way into the top 10 in points with the strong showing. Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway the 2013 Central PA 358 Point Series rookie of the Year Chase Dietz made it back to back wins at the track with a last lap pass of Friday nights winner Sneeringer. The win, Dietz's 4th win of the season, inced him closer to the CPA358PS Championship which is lead by Brad McClelland. Wth his 2nd place finish on Friday night McClelland has stretched out his point lead over Kevin Nouse to 49 points. Nouse who raced at Lincoln Saturday night had a bad night and recorded only his 2nd DNF of the season. With the win on Saturday the Dietz family race team has said they are now gunning to become the 1st team to win ROY and the the Championship in back to back years. With only 20 races left in the 2014 CPA358PS schedule Chase will have to make up a 184 point lead by McClelland, but the youngster has been on a major roll the past few weeks and will is poised to make this a 3 car battle to the finish when the last race gets checkered flagged at Susquehanna Speedway on November 15th.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland 689 Pts.(5 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -640 Pts. (6 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -505 Pts. (4 win) 4. Chandler Leiby -453 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell -406 Pts. (2 win) 6. Robert Kendall - 376 Pts. (3 Win) 7.Dwight Leppo - 373 Pts. (1 win) 8. Niki Young -371 Pts. (1 win) 9.Isaac Sneeringer -362 Pts.(3 win) 10.Jeff Rohrbaugh -338 Pts.(2 wins)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the month of August for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

August 8th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway August 9th Lincoln Speedway August 15th Trail Way Speedway August 22nd Trail Way Speedway August 23rd Lincoln Speedway August 29th Trail Way Speedway August 30th Lincoln Speedway

 

 

Williams Grove Hosts Sprint Double This Week, Twin 20s August 15

8/3/14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg – A Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint and Tool Shed of America 358 sprint doubleheader will be presented at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, August 8 at 7:30 pm.

Both divisions will compete in full programs of qualifying heat races and features with lap and bonus money in effect for the 410 sprints.

Adult general admission for the 410/358 sprint double this week is $14 with youth priced at $8.

The show continues the march of the season deeper into August and closer to the point title finish line.

At this point it would appear as if the chase for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint championship is going to come down to current point leader Greg Hodnett and his closest pursuer Don Kreitz Jr.

Kreitz led the points as recently as the end of July before Hodnett went out front to start August.

Kevin Nouse is the current leader and the driver to beat in the 358 sprint title chase.

Following this week’s program, Williams Grove Speedway will present twin 20s for the 410 sprints on August 15 when the division will race in a pair of 20-lap main events.

The ARDC Midgets are also on the August 15 card as the oval hosts a full display of vintage cars from the EMMR.

Fireworks are also part of the program.

The twins are part of the 2014 Hoosier Diamond Series at Williams Grove.

Hodnett currently leads those standings over Lucas Wolfe.

Time trials will be used to set the grids for the twin 20-lap features.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Brent Marks Scores Biggest Career Win Anywhere In Port Royal Dream Worth $11,320

Nearly $4,000 contingency cash given to 17 different drivers in successful event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/2/14

Port Royal – Brent Marks of Myerstown won the biggest sprint car race of his career on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway by claiming the 8th running of the Living Legends Dream Race.

An emotional Marks pocketed a total of $10,620 including lap money for his non-stop Dream A Main victory plus another $700 for a run in his semi main for a grand total night’s earnings of $11,320.

A revenge draw placed Nate Snyder of Halifax on the pole for the start of the 35-lap Dream A Main and Snyder held off Marks for the first four laps before Marks took over.

Dave Blaney then tussled with Snyder for second for several laps before finally securing the spot on the 11th circuit as the leaders entered the rear of the field.

Greg Hodnett drove into third on the same lap and began his assault on the front of the field.

Blaney closed in on Marks during the mid stages just prior to the halfway point but then just as it seemed Blaney would challenge he began slipping backwards a bit and succumbed to Hodnett with 15 laps to go.

Try as he might, Hodnett could never close in on Marks as the leader worked traffic with a near flawless, pass-at-will performance while running his No. 19M up against the outside wall.

After winning his first ever Port Royal checkers a week earlier, Marks stretched out his advantage over Hodnett late in the event to take the prestigious triumph by 2.309 seconds ahead of the Thomasville flyer.

In doing so, Marks set a new 35-lap track record with a time of 11:16.026.

After claiming the first semi main worth $2,000 to win plus $320 in lap money and another 5K for second in the Dream A, Hodnett went home with a total on the night of $7,320.

Blaney ended the night third in the Dream A and along with his semi run went home with an even $3000.

After starting seventh in the A Main field, Rick Lafferty moved to the front with 13 laps to go, exchanging the fourth spot with Lucas Wolfe on a few occasions while also challenging Blaney for third.

Wolfe finally secured the spot with 10 laps to go and finished the night with a total of $2,800 in earnings including $100 for overall fast time.

Lafferty crossed the line in fifth spot at the finish, taking home a total of $2,100.

Dave Ely was sixth with $1,900, followed by Snyder, $2080; Chad Layton, $1,700; Logan Wagner, $1,500; and defending Dream champion Ryan Taylor, $1,475.

Lance Dewease earned the $250 Hard Charger Award with a run from 20th to 11th.

Dylan Cisney was awarded the fan voted 25th feature starter position.

Lafferty earned a free engine dyno from Don Ott Racing engines as the highest finishing Ott engine.

Hodnett took a Rider Engine dyno as the highest finishing Rider motor while Rodney Westhafer took home a Rider dyno as the lowest finishing Rider eninge.

Hodnett led all 16 laps of the first semi feature, getting by Nate Snyder on the first lap to wire the field over Wolfe, Snyder, Lafferty and Ely.

Mike Erdley was solidly in second with a lap to go when he dropped out of the event.

Ryan Taylor scored $125 hard charger laurels with a blast from 16th to sixth.

The second semi saw Steve Buckwalter take the lead at the start as Aaron Ott gave chase.

On the eighth tour as Ott blasted to Buckwalter’s outside through the fourth corner, the pair made contact on the frontchute, causing Buckwalter to spin with the lead while giving Ott a flat tire.

After Ott crossed the line as the leader of lap eight and then withdrawing, Heimbach inherited the lead and drove to the victory on the restart over Blaney, Marks, Justin Barger and Layton.

Ryan Wilson was the $125 hard charger after running from 20th to 12th at the finish.

Tyler Bear led all 12 laps of the non-qualifiers main event and took home $700 for the win, which also guaranteed him a starting spot in the 2015 Dream A Main.

Bear was chased to the finish by Kyle Moody, Kyle Pruitt, Dan Shetler and Steve Owings.

Trenton Schaeffer copped the $1000-value complete set of Penske Shocks as the highest finishing driver on Penskes.

Lucas Wolfe was the overall fast timer of the night of the 41-car field with a fast lap of 15.709 seconds and as such was the fast qualifier for the odd qualifiers semi main, worth $100.

Doug Esh was the even qualifiers $100 fast timer and second overall on the night with a lap of 16.277 seconds.

Proceeds from the night’s silent auction produced six allotments of $202 to be given to six different drivers via a random fan poll.

The winners of the bonus cash were: Doug Esh, Rodney Westhafer, Ryan Wilson, Curt Stroup, Pat Cannon and Alan Krimes.

A grand total of $3,802 in contingency cash was awarded to a total of 17 different drivers in the event.

Todd Snook and Andrew Yoder split the econo late model 15-lap feature events.

The win was the second of the season for Snook and fourth for Yoder.

Snook took the first race over Troy Miller, Yoder, Tim Krape and Devin Hart.

Yoder’s win came over Krape, Snook, Miller and hart.

Twin heats went to Hart and Snook.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer’s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

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Race Results:

8/2/14

410 sprints, 35 laps, A Main: 1. Brent Marks, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Dave Blaney, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Rick Lafferty, 6. Dave Ely, 7. Nate Snyder, 8. Chad Layton, 9. Logan Wagner, 10. Ryan Taylor, 11. Lance Dewease, 12. Justin Barger, 13. Curt Michael, 14. Ryan Smith, 15. Pat Cannon, 16. Curt Stroup, 17. Mike Wagner, 18. Mike Erdley, 19. Aaron Ott, 20. Davey Sammons, 21. Rodney Westhafer, 22. Joey Hershey, 23. Steve Buckwalter, 24. Dylan Cisney, 25. Blane Heimbach (DNS)

410 sprints, 16 laps, semi main 1: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Lucas Wolfe, 3. Nate Snyder, 4. Rick Lafferty, 5. Dave Ely, 6. Ryan Taylor, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Davey Sammons, 9. Mike Wagner, 10. Rodney Westhafer, 11. Joey Hershey, 12. Kyle Moody, 13. Jordan Givler, 14. Trenton Schaeffer, 15. Scott Wilson, 16. Mike Erdley, 17. Tyler Bear, 18. Dan Shetler, 19. Daryl Stimeling, 20. Kyle Pruitt

410 sprints, 16 laps, semi main 2: 1. Blane Heimbach, 2. Dave Blaney, 3. Brent Marks, 4. Justin Barger, 5. Chad Layton, 6. Logan Wagner, 7. Curt Michael, 8. Pat Cannon, 9. Curt Stroup, 10. Lance Dewease, 11. Aaron Ott, 12. Ryan Wilson, 13. Steve Owings, 14. Dave Hahn, 15. Troy Fraker, 16. Wayne Dadetto, 17. Steve Buckwalter, 18. Dylan Cisney, 19. Nicole Bower

DNS: Doug Esh

410 sprints, 12 laps, non qualfiers main: 1. Tyler Bear, 2. Kyle Moody, 3. Kyle Pruitt, 4. Dan Shetler, 5. Steve Owings, 6. Wayne Dadetto, 7. Jordan Givler, 8. Daryl Stimeling, 9. Ryan Wilson, 10. Nicole Bower, 11. Dave Hahn, 12. Troy Fraker, 13. Scott Wilson, 14. Trenton Schaeffer

DNS: Alan Krimes, Doug Esh

355 econo late models, 15 laps, feature 1: Todd Snook, 2. Troy Miller, 3. Andrew Yoder, 4. Tim Kraper, 5. Devin Hart, 6. Shaun Miller, 7. Jason Nace, 8. Jared Fulkroad, 9. Harold Ranck, 10. Chase Bowsman, 11. Teddy Richardson, 12. Lucas Bryner, 13. Danny Sollers, 14. Curtis Heath, 15. Brett Hockenberry,16. Jason Peachey

DNS: Garrett Gray, Ken Beck, Cody Buterbaugh

355 econo late models, 15 laps, feature 2: 1. Andrew Yoder, 2. Tim Krape, 3. Todd Snook, 4. Troy Miller, 5. Devin Hart, 6. Shaun Miller, 7. Harold Ranck, 8. Jason Nace, 9. Brett Hockenberry, 10. Lucas Bryner, 11. Jared Fulkroad, 12. Teddy Richardson, 13. Chase Bowsman, 14. Danny Sollers, 15. Jason Peachy

DNS: Curtis Heath, Garrett Gray, Ken Beck, Cody Buterbaugh

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT:

THE JERSEY RUSH RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 19 410 SPRINTS & MODIFIED DOUBLE HEADER

The fourth presentation of THE JERSEY RUSH will return to the New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night, August 19. NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings jointly present the “Ultimate Double Header” that will showcase the 410 Sprints in a $5,000 to win 30 lap feature event along with a $3,000 to win 30 lap Modified feature. Race time is set for 7:30 PM with gates opening 5 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM. Race fans are invited to come out early and take part in the sprint drivers Meet & Greet from 5 to 6 PM. That’s right, race fans may enter the pit area prior to this great racing program to meet the drivers before the drop of the green flag.

This is a rare chance to see the best of the Pennsylvania Posse 410 sprint stars in the state of New Jersey. Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease, JJ Grasso, Brent Marks, Freddie Rahmer, Brandon Rahmer, Davey Sammons, Robbie Stillwaggon, Davey Franek, Mark Bitner, Curt Michael, Joey Hershey, Ed Aikin and Troy Betts are just a few of the pre-entries. Chasing the modified payoff will be Billy Pauch Sr., Ryan Godown, Billy Pauch Jr., Neal Williams, Chris Grbac, Sammy Piazza, Jimmy Horton, Willie Osmun and Jimmy Blewett.

Time trials for the 410 sprints will open the show followed by qualifying heat race events for the sprints and modifieds, all leading up to the spectacular twin thirty lap main events.

The sprint car payoff will offer an attractive $1,000 to finish tenth and $400 to take the green. A $300 bonus is posted to the highest finishing 360 sprint car. Standard Central Pennsylvania wing and weight rules will apply along with an open tire rule.

The modified portion of the show will offer an exciting mix and match of rules to attract the very best in the modified division. 358 Modifieds will race with sail panels as they challenge the Big Block Modifieds without sail panels. PA/New Egypt legal 358 will compete with sail panels. 358’s on gas must weigh 2,275, cars on alcohol must weigh 2,350, 9:1 Steel heads must weigh 2,275 and open 358 modifieds must weigh 2,500 lbs. Big Block Modifieds, maximum 467 cu in, windows only, on gas only must weigh 2,500. The modifieds will earn $500 for tenth and $200 to take the green flag. $50 will be paid to all non-qualifiers.

There is a pre-entry bonus offered to both sprint and modified drivers. Entry forms, rules and a complete payoff is posted on line at: www.aarn.com and www.newegyptspeedway.net Admission for this event is $29 for adults, $10 children 6 to 11 and children five and under will be admitted for free. The pit fee is $35 and a license is not required.

In the event of rain, Wednesday night, August 20 will be the rain date with a starting time of 7:30 PM.

JJ Grasso won the inaugural Jersey Rush in 2011 and won the event again in 2013. In 2012, Daryn Pittman won the Jersey Rush.

The Jersey Rush spectacular is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.

THE JERSEY RUSH 4 EVENT FACTS:

What: The Jersey Rush 4 410 Sprints & Modifieds Doubleheader

When: Tuesday, August 19 Gates Open 5 PM 7:30 PM Starting Time

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 20 7:30 PM

Where: New Egypt Speedway

720 Pinehurst Road New Egypt, NJ 08422 (on Route 539)

Meet & Greet: Pit Gates Open at 3:30 PM, Meet & Greet for Sprint Drivers 5-6 PM Drivers Meeting 6:15 PM

Track Phone: 609-758-1900 (Race Day Information)

Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net

Information: Call Bob Miller 443 513 4456

ADVANCE TICKETS: CALL 443 513 4456 Leave your name, phone number and number of tickets you need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up o race night at the New Egypt Speedway Office after 4:30 PM.

Adults: $29, Children 6-11 $10, Children 5 & under Free. Pit Fee $35 no license required.

Jersey Rush Past Winners:

2013 JJ Grasso

2012 Daryn Pittman

2011 JJ Grasso

Facility Amenities: The entire New Egypt Speedway facility features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The track is fully wheelchair-accessible with wide, clear and well groomed walkways. There are clean, heated rest rooms, a monitored playground area for the little fans. Whistle-clean concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family style prices. Our dynamic-duo of track announcers keep fans informed and involved with a state of the art sound system.

The Track: The racy, 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval plays host to some of the tightest all out wheel-to-wheel competition you’ll ever witness.

 

 

 

Saturday, August 2, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., August 9, 2014 (7:30 PM) - NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT IN MEMORY OF BRANDON LITTLE/Sponsored By Fire & Rescue Products & Amkus Rescue Systems - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Central PA Legends

Sat., August 16, 2014 (7:30 PM) - PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT/York County Racing Club Night - 410 Sprints, ARDC Midgets, and EMMR Exhibition

Sat, August 23, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, & KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES [Trail-Way/Lincoln “Shootout” weekend for 358 Sprints]

DIETZ WINS SECOND STRAIGHT IN LINCOLN “358” SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP;

Blaine Leppo edges brother in Central PA Legends; Zimmerman wins third straight in All-American Outlaws;

Tyler Walton overpowers field in 600cc Micro-Sprints

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/2/2014 – Chase Dietz is making a name for himself in “358” sprint car racing.

And Saturday night, he did it at the expense of Isaac Sneeringer, who led every lap but the last.

Dietz took to the top side as the two leaders sorted through heavy lapped traffic as they passed under the flagstand. Sneeringer went to the bottom, and Dietz went to the top to pass both Sneeringer and the lapped cars to score his second straight win and third of the season in Saturday’s “358” sprint car championship event at Lincoln Speedway.

“I’m so tired right now. It felt like the longest race ever!” said Dietz upon exiting his ServiceMaster/Mark’s Automotive #2D in victory lane, “I was a little tight up there on the top. I tried to bottom to slide Isaac a couple of times. The top was just too fast and it wasn’t too far up there. That kinda’ made it one lane up there, but we’d get a caution every time we got to lapped traffic.”

Leah Starner’s decision to start at the rear put Dietz tenth for the start. He was already up to third by the end of the second lap and passed polesitter Michael Hamer for second on lap three. Dietz closed on third-starting Sneeringer (who took the lead on the first lap) several times, but cautions before the leaders reached lapped traffic gave Sneeringer a clear track every time.

“I stumbled on that final restart and couldn’t slide him,” said Dietz, “I was just hoping that he would mess up a little bit in lapped traffic. We got to that last lapped car there, and he looked like he was going to go the top and Isaac had to go to the bottom. I was in the right spot at the right time. We were cruisin’ tonight, and it was awesome!”

Sneeringer settled for a disappointing second-place finish, followed by Chandler Leiby, who ran third from the third lap on.

Rounding out the top five were Doug Hammaker and Jeff Rohrbaugh. Sixth through tenth were 18th-starting Niki Young, Brad McClelland, Brie Hershey, 20th-starting Matt Campbell, and Jay Galloway.

Heats for the 30 358 sprinters were won by Rohrbaugh, Hershey, and McClelland, with Kody Lehman winning the consolation.

Spring Grove’s Blaine Leppo edged brother Harlon in a race-long battle for the top spot in the 15-lap Central PA Legends feature. Harlon was actually scored the leader of lap six, but Blaine reclaimed the lead on lap seven and paced the field the rest of the way, with 12th-starting Bob Stough, Chris Spidle, and Lucas Montgomery (all 2014 Lincoln winners) crossing third through fifth.

Heats for the 27 Central PA Legends were won by Montgomery, Spidle, and Harlon Leppo, with Mason Chaney winning the consolation.

Tyler Walton made quick work of the field in the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature, charging from his 12th starting spot to take the lead from Travis Scott on lap eight and drive away to a 1.03-second win over tenth-starting Cale Reigle.

Dwayne Gutshall, Aaron Spahr, and Scott completed the top five.

Heats for the 27 600cc Micro-Sprints were won by Walton, Spahr, and Reigle, with Cheyenne Topper winning the consolation.

Kurt Zimmerman outdueled Dylan Keim to claim his third straight win in the All-American Outlaw main, reduced to 15 laps after several cautions and concerns over low fuel with several cars using eight-gallon tanks.

Zimmerman started eighth and wrestled the lead away from Keim on lap nine. The two raced side-by-side for several of the remaining laps, with Keim scored the leader of lap 11. Justin Cullum led the first lap before Keim took over, and settled for third at the end. Fourth and fifth were Hunter Nester and Scott Jorda.

Heats for the 16 All American Outlaws were won by Randy Doty (who dropped oil around the race track, leading to a lengthy delay in the feature after one lap was in the books) and Nester.

Next Saturday night, August 9th, at 7:30 PM, it will be NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT IN MEMORY OF BRANDON LITTLE/Sponsored By Fire & Rescue Products & Amkus Rescue Systems featuring the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Central PA Legends. Gates will open at 5:30 PM. Active firefighters will receive a $5 discount on the $15 admission at the gate. Firefighters are asked to present their fire company membership cards at the gates, or bring along their firefighter’s helmet to show proof of active fire service involvement.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

358 SPRINTS:

358 SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP Feature (25 Laps) - 1. ($1,500) 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 6. 91-Niki Young; 7. 6R-Brad McClelland; 8. 97-Brie Hershey; 9. 16-Matt Campbell; 10. 27-Jay Galloway; 11. 21-Scott Fisher; 12. 1B-Mike Bittinger; 13. 47K-Kody Lehman; 14. 83-Cody Fairchok; 15. 47-Michael Hamer; 16. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 17. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 18. 28-Matt Findley; 19. 3W-Duane Watson; 20. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 21. 00-Chris Frank; 22. 4R-Kevin Nouse (DNF); 23. 89-Ashley Cappetta (DNF); 24. 11-Leah Starner (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Isaac Sneeringer (1-24), Chase Dietz (25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 47-Michel Hamer; 3. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 83-Cody Fairchok; 7. 47K-Kody Lehman; 8. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 9. 4R-Kevin Nouse (DNF); 10. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 97-Brie Hershey; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 27-Jay Galloway; 4. 11-Leah Starner; 5. 3W-Duane Watson; 6. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 9. 1B-Mike Bittinger (DNF); DNS – 45H-Jeff Halligan. No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 2D-Chase Dietz; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 91-Niki Young; 7. 10-Zach Euculano; 8. 29-Chris Arnold; 9. 38-Mark Strickler; 10. 5A-Brian Allman. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 47-Kody Lehman; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 4. 51-Nick Palmerino; 5. 1B-Mike Bittinger; 6. 00-Chris Frank; 7. 10-Zach Euculano; 8. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 9. 38-Mark Strickler; 10. 5A-Brian Allman; 11. 29-Chris Arnold (DNF); DNS – 13-Ryan Higgins. No Time

CENTRAL PA LEGENDS:

Feature (15 Laps) - 1. 10-Blaine Leppo; 2. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 3. 07-Bob Stough; 4. 09-Chris Spidle; 5. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 6. 53-Bill Diehl; 7. 38-Rick Miller; 8. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 9. 51-Travis McClelland; 10. 6X-Brad Mellot; 11. X-Justice Forbes; 12. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 13. 19-Travis Perry; 14. 18-Chris Transeau; 15. 79-Ed Trump; 16. 85-Chad Earnst; 17. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 18. 97H-George Hanson; 19. 9-Rick Hartwig; 20. 6-Bill Foster; 21. 35-Keith Haring; 22. 3M-Chris McKinney (DNF); 23. 5-Scott Houdeshell (DNF); 24. 45-Andy Whaling (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Blaine Leppo (1-5), Harlon Leppo (6), Blaine Leppo (7-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 38-Rick Miller; 3. X-Justice Forbes; 4. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 5. 51-Travis McClelland; 6. 79-Ed Trump; 7. 97H-George Hanson; 8. 45-Andy Whaling; 9. 33-Chris Ward. Time – 2:02.69

2nd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 09-Chris Spidle; 2. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 3. 3M-Chris McKinney; 4. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 5. 6X-Brad Mellot; 6. 6-Bill Foster; 7. 8JR-Mason Chaney; 8. 85-Chad Earnst; 9. 5X-Brett Weidner. Time – 2:02.89

3rd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15H-Harlen Leppo; 2. 10-Blaine Leppo; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 07-Bob Stough; 5. 19-Travis Perry; 6. 18-Chris Transeau; 7. 9-Rick Hartwig; 8. 35-Keith Haring; 9. 5X-Brett Weidner. Time – 2:02.69

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 8JR-Mason Chaney; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 35-Keith Hering; 4. 9-Rick Hartwig; 5. 45-Andy Whaling; 6. 97H-George Hanson; 7. 5X-Brett Weidner; 8. 93-Dave Miller (DNF); DNS – 33-Chris Ward. No Time

600CC MICRO-SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 14T-Tyler Walton; 2. 1A-Cale Reigle; 3. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 4. 16-Aaron Spahr; 5. 07-Travis Scott; 6. 44-Austin Quick; 7. 14K-Hannah Riser; 8. 20-Greg Stephens; 9. 11A-Austin Bishop; 10. 28-Bruce Ginther, Jr.; 11. 8W-PJ Williams; 12. 880-Kameron Morral; 13. 29-Tanner Hunsicker; 14. 10W-Spencer Wessilewski; 15. 7R-Cory Roth; 16. 87-Buddy Hines; 17. 84-Colton Laughman; 18. 17D-David Holbrook; 19. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 20. 7-Timmie Barrick (DNF); 21. 10S-Jerry Schott, Jr. (DNF); 22. 10B-Brandon Noell (DNF); 23. 17-Bradley Weber (DNF); 24. 1-AJ Bast (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Jerry Schutt, Jr. (1-4), Travis Scott (5-7), Tyler Walton (8-20)

1st Heat (8 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 14T-Tyler Walton; 2. 880-Kameron Morral; 3. 07-Travis Scott; 4. 17D-David Holbrook; 5. 10B-Brandon Noell; 6. 14K-Hannah Riser; 7. 42-Ed Guevara; 8. 1X-Alkie Cunningham (DNF); 9. 87-Buddy Hines (DNF). Time – 2:12.40

2nd Heat (8 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 16-Aaron Spahr; 2. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 3. 17-Bradley Weber; 4. 28-Bruce Ginther, Jr.; 5. 1-AJ Best; 6. 8W-PJ Williams; 7. 4C-Chyenne Topper; 8. 10W-Spencer Wessilewski; 9. 21B-Frank Blemer. Time – 2:15.47

3rd Heat (8 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 1A-Cale Reigle; 2. 29-Tanner Hunsicker; 3. 11A-Austin Bishop; 4. 10S-Jerry Schott, Jr.; 5. 44-Austin Quick; 6. 7-Timmie Barrick; 7. 20-Greg Stephens; 8. 84-Colten Laughman; 9. 7R-Cory Roth. Time – 2:16.00

Consolation (8 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 2. 20-Greg Stephens; 3. 84-Colten Laughman; 4. 87-Buddy Hines; 5. 10W-Spencer Wessilewski; 6. 7R-Cory Roth; 7. 21B-Frank Blemer; 8. 1X-Alkie Cunningham (DNF); DNS – 42-Ed Guevara. Time – 2:15.91

ALL AMERICAN OUTLAWS:

Feature (15 Laps) - 1. 9-Kurt Zimmerman; 2. 07-Dylan Keim; 3. 95-Justin Cullum; 4. 1N-Hunter Nester; 5. 00-Scott Jorda; 6. 3M-Steve Jorda; 7. 66-David Egge; 8. 71-Jim Chenowith; 9. 1-Jim Minter; 10. 19R-Roy Denike; 11. 99-Bryan Green; 12. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 13. 01-Tim Fake; 14. 53-Tony Jorda; 15. 21-Danny Gladhill (DNF); 16. 6-Randy Doty (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Justin Cullum (1), Dylan Keim (2-8), Kurt Zimmerman (9-10), Dylan Keim (11), Kurt Zimmerman (12-15)

1st Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 6-Randy Doty; 2. 95-Justin Cullum; 3. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 4. 19R-Roy Denike; 5. 1-Jim Minter; 6. 71-Jim Chenowith; 7. 3M-Steve Jorda; 8. 66-David Egge. Time – 2:40.68

2nd Heat (8 Laps) – 1. 1N-Hunter Nester; 2. 9A-Kurt Zimmerman; 3. 07-Dylan Keim; 4. 01-Tim Fake; 5. 99-Bryan Green; 6. 00-Scott Jorda; 7. 21-Danny Gladhill; 8. 53-Tony Jorda. Time – 2:41.32

 

 

SNEERINGER HOLDS OFF McCLELLAND FOR THIRD TRAIL-WAY WIN OF ‘14;

Hanover, PA (08/01/14) –Hanover’s Isaac Sneeringer used lapped traffic to perfection in claiming his third win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“It was the lapped traffic that won me the race,” said Sneeringer upon exiting his DCI Racing/Todd A. Gosnell Paving #19Z in victory lane, “I saw Brad on the inside of turn four and knew I had to go to the top in turn one and two. I had to drive around the lapped cars or take it out of the park.”

Sneeringer started on the pole and led every lap, but withstood serious challenges from points leader Brad McClelland, who started 11th and took the runner-up spot from outside front row starter Dwight Leppo in turn two of lap 11.

McClelland closed quickly on the leader, and the two raced wheel-to-wheel as they entered lapped traffic on lap 15. On lap 17, McClelland drove to the low side in turn four and attempted to make the pass with the lapped cars of Wyatt Hinkle and Cody Fairchok in between. The four cars raced in a pack as they crossed under the flagstand, and Sneeringer took to the top to get around the two lapped cars in turns one and two.

McClelland lost momentum trying to drive under Hinkle and Fairchok, and lost several carlengths.

A spinning Danny Massey on lap 24 set up a dramatic one-lap shootout at the end, but Sneeringer had enough to score his third Trail-Way win of the year.

“It’s always a good win when the 6R is in the field,” said Sneeringer.

Leppo, rookie Tyler Buchenauer, and Seth Kearchner completed the top five.

Heats for the 17 “358” sprinters were won by Leppo, Sneeringer, and Cody Fletcher.

Lucas Montgomery came from fourth starting spot to claim his second straight Trail-Way win in the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature.

Polesitter Chris McKinney led the first ten laps before giving way to Bill Diehl. Montgomery caught Diehl on lap 13, but could never shake Diehl, who finished a close second.

Chris Spidle, Bob Stough, and McKinney completed the top five.

Qualifiers for the 14 Legends were won by Stough and Montgomery.

Kenny Startzman won his second of the year and second of his career in the 15-lap limited stock feature. His two wins are his only two top-five finishes of the year.

Startzman started fourth, withstood a first-lap caution for polesitter Wes Kellison, and had the lead by the end of the first lap. He led the rest of the way, holding off a charging Matt Chronister (who started 12th), with Cody Klinedinst, Mike Wolf, and Tom Senseney rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 22 limited stocks were won by Shane Miller, Kellison, and Robert Nicklow.

Dan Furman came from last to first in scoring his fifth win of the year in the 20-lap street stock feature. Furman started tenth and snatched the lead from sixth-starting Jeremy Stremmel on lap 12.

Polesitter Todd Miller led the first four laps before he was caught by Stremmel. Furman followed Stremmel around Miller for second at the same time and chased the #8 car for seven laps before making the race-winning pass on the backstretch.

Miller hung on for third, with Chad Stine and Larry Landis completing the top five.

The lone qualifier for the street stocks was won by Kelly Seal.

Next Friday (8/8), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, 600cc Micros, and 1000cc Sidewinder Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway August 1, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 6R-Brad McClelland(Hard Charger); 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 5. 30-Seth Kearchner; 6. 64-Randy Whisler; 7. 10-Zach Euculano; 8. 16-Matt Campbell; 9. 00S-Shane Smith; 10. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 11. 83-Cody Fairchok; 12. 54-Dan Massey(DNF); 13. 66A-Cody Fletcher(DNF); 14. 2-Dennis Gross(DNF); DNS: 9-Dalton Dietrich; 55-Robbie Kendall; 21-Scott Fisher. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Isaac Sneeringer (1-25).

Heat 1 (6 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 00-Shane Smith; 3. 54-Dan Massey; 4. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF); 5. 9-Dalton Dietrich(DNF); 6. 21-Scott Fisher(DNF). No Time.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 3. 6R-Brad McClelland; 4. 30-Seth Kearchner (DNF); 5. 55-Robert Kendall (DNF); 6. 83-Cody Fairchok (DNF). Time 2:23.60.

Heat 3 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 4. 2-Dennis Gross; 5. 64-Randy Whisler(DNF). No Time.

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENTS. . . . . . .

GREG HODNETT WINS FOURTH IN A ROW, RICK LAUBACH SCORES FIRST EVER THUNDER ON THE HILL MODIFIED VICTORY TUESDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continued its’ twenty-fifth anniversary season on Tuesday night with the popular 410 Sprints and the Race of Champions Modifieds in a spectacular double-header. Greg Hodnett earned a $5,000 payday for winning the 35 lap 410 Sprint feature event, his fourth win in a row at Grandview Speedway. In the 17h running of the Race of Champions TRAFFIC JAM for Modifieds, Rick Laubach of Quakertown, PA won the sixty lap modified feature to earn $5,000. Both feature events were thrillers with Greg Hodnett holding off a determined JJ Grasso in the sprint feature as Rick Laubach held off repeated challenges from Duane Howard for the win in the ROC Traffic Jam.

A field of thirty-two modifieds took part in heat race events with victories going to Duane Howard, Kyle Weiss, Mike Gular and MeMe DeSantis with Tyler Dippel winning the consolation.

Twenty-six cars took the green flag in the 17th running of the TRAFFIC JAM for modifieds but before the first lap was completed, the caution was out for Jeff Strunk who stopped on the track. On the restart, Duane Howard and Mike Gular tangled exiting turn four and the yellow was displayed once again. A mis-communication with the flagman was the cause of the Howard and Gular yellow and both drivers returned to the positions where they we running prior to the caution.

The restart saw Matt Sheppard set the pace with Rick Laubach immediately challenging for the lead. By lap three, Laubach was the race leader and Duane Howard was in the chase running third. Laubach challenged Sheppard for second then on lap night, Howard moved into second. Sheppard continued to fight back then on lap fifteen, Howard was able to break-away from Sheppard and set his sights on race leader Rick Laubach. On lap twenty-one, Laubach, Howard and Sheppard were in a three car battle for the lead with Laubach holding down the lead.

At the halfway point of the race, Laubach, Howard, Sheppard, Craig VonDohren and Keith Hoffman were the top five. The race for the lead became very serious once again as Howard was not challenging Laubach for the lead. On lap thirty-five, third place runner Matt Sheppard retired to the pits advancing VonDohren, Hoffman and Gular now in the top five. Back at the front of the pack, Laubach opened a slight lead over Howard.

The race leaders quickly came up on slower traffic on lap forty-two with Laubach and Howard now side-by-side. Laubach pulled ahead by three car lengths and by lap forty-four, Howard was again challenging for the lead. Laubach again moved ahead with a three car advantage and on lap forty-eight, Howard was back in the hunt for the win.

Laubach and Howard battled lap after lap and the two front runners never touched.

With just ten laps remaining, Keith Hoffman was moving in on the leaders. On lap fifth-one, Howard took another run and challenged Laubach for the lead. With five lap remaining, Laubach was setting the pace but Howard remained within striking distance and now third place runner Keith Hoffman could see the race leaders. With the checker flag waiving, Rick Laubach took the win, his first ever Thunder on the Hill and Grandview Speedway victory. Duane Howard finished an impressive second followed by Keith Hoffman, Craig VonDohren and Mike Gular.

The 410 sprints took part in time trials with Greg Hodnett setting fast time of the night. The three heat race events were won by Lance Dewease, Davey Sammons and JJ Grasso.

In the 35 lap feature event, Davey Sammons led the first lap with the caution being displayed on lap two for Steve Buckwalter (driving the Mark Coldren sprinter) who stopped in turn four.

The restart saw Sammons quickly establish himself as the one to beat setting a blistering pace. JJ Grasso challenged Sammons for the lead on lap eight with Lance Dewease racing in third. By lap ten, Dewease was challenging Grasso for second.

On lap twelve, the changing point of the race took place when Lance Dewease tangled with Mark Smith entering turn three, collecting Alan Krimes. The three cars came to a stop along the third turn wall. Smith and Krimes were able to restart and Sammons and Grasso battle was to resume again. As the field passed on lap seventeen, Grasso was all over Sammons for the lead and now third place runner Greg Hodnett was in the battle for the lead. On lap twenty-one Hodnett took the lead with Grasso following in second, Sammons third, Freddie Rahmer fourth and Billy Dietrich fifth. Ryan Smith was reeling in to the five at the same time.

By lap twenty-seven, Ryan Smith was fourth with an eye now on Rahmer.

With just five laps remaining, Hodnett thought he was getting a flat tire so he slowed to preserve the tire in the closing laps. Once again , Grasso reeled in the leader but just ran short of time to make a bid as Hodnett clearly had the field covered. Grasso turned in a strong second followed

Joining NAPA Auto Parts on this big night of racing were sponsors Pioneer Pole Buildings, Window World, MACH1 Chassis and Galco Business Communications.

410 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH 35 LAPS $5,000 TO WIN: #27 Greg Hodnett, #37 JJ Grasso, #51 Freddie Rahmer, #94 Ryan smith, #747 Davey Sammons, #89 Robbie Stillwagon, #8 Billy Dietrich, #88 Brandon Rahmer,

#92 Billy Pauch Jr., #87 Alan Krimes, #20 Ryan Taylor, #07 Steve Buckwalter, #33 Curt Stroup, #M1 Mark Smith, #F5 Mark Bitner, #7 Ed Aiken, #49H Bradley Howard, #22 Troy Betts, #54 Jeff Fithian, #14 Lance Dewease,

#12B Brad Franks, #22T Matt Boland, #28 Keith Prutzman.

ROC MODIFIEDS 17TH ANNUAL TRAFFIC JAM 60 LAPS $5,000 TO WIN: #91 Rick Laubach, #66 Duane Howard, #26 Keith Hoffman, #11 Craig VonDohren, #53 Mike Gular, #901 Ryan Godown, #14w Ryan Watt,

#4* Jeff Strunk, #88d Meme DeSantis, #22 Tim Buckwalter, #21K Kyle Weiss, #117 Kevin Hirthler, #55 Anthony Perrego, #1F Stewart Friesen, #B4 Kyle Borror, #51M Dominick Buffalino, #R2 Rusty Smith, #75 Lou Cicconi,

#44 John McClelland, #118 Kyle Merkel, #323 Brian Houseknecht, #357 Matt Sheppard, #27J Danny Johnson, #29 Sammy Piazza, #1D Tyler Dippel, #1 Billy Pauch Sr., #5* Tyler Siri.

Race fan David Long posted a $1,000 bonus to the last car running in the Modified Traffic Jam feature event. Brian Houseknecht of Bechtelsville, PA earned the added payoff and finished twenty-first in the feature event.

Greg Matlak, winner of the win a date with Ms Motorsports Cassi Pender, enjoyed their date and Pizza Party at Grandview Speedway Tuesday night. Bert Wojcik was the winner of a pair of tickets for the Saturday night, September 13th forty-fourth running of the Freedom 76 at Grandview Speedway. A pre-race Meet & Greet took place from 4:45 to 6 PM at the front gate with modified driver Rick Laubach and sprint driver Ryan Taylor, displaying their cars and greeting the big crowd that came out for the one-hundred and thirteenth Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event.

 

 

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Port Royal Dream Race Silent Auction Prize List Grows,

Fans Choose Drivers To Receive Funds

7/28/14

Port Royal – The list of silent auction items up for bid this Saturday at the Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race has grown and all proceeds will go to specially selected drivers as chosen by the fans.

From 4 until approximately 8 pm this Saturday night a silent auction will be held for the following items behind the grandstand:

Mario Lemieux hockey stick

Mike Schmidt signed baseball

Reggie Jackson signed baseball

Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays signed photographs

Muhammad Ali signed photograph

Lance Alworth signed helmet

Lance Alworth signed football

Ken Griffey Jr. signed baseball

Jim Palmer signed plaque

Brooks Robinson signed plaque

Ryan Sandberg signed hat

two sets of one-night passes to Port Royal Speedway.

two Lance Dewease apparel packs

one framed 8 x 10 of each of the top ten drivers in Port Royal sprint points

At the close of the auction no later than 8 pm, winners or the items will be notified and a final total of the money raised will determine just how many different drivers will be the recipients of the bonus money.

It is expected that between four and eight equal allotments of the money raised will be up for grabs and during intermission random fans will be chosen to determine who gets one of the lucky cash prizes.

All drivers in attendance for the night will be eligible. And each driver will only be able to win one of the cash prizes.

Aside from all the silent auction contingency money to be raised and given to drivers, thousands and thousands of dollars in contingency cash and prizes will be up for grabs by sprint car drivers as part of the race itself.

As has become customary over the last few years, each of the 16-lap semi mains will pay $20 to lead a lap as will the 35-lap Dream A main.

Lelands.com will be paying a $125 Hard Charger Award in each of the semi mains and the firm will post $250 for the Hard Charger in the A.

Packers Concessions will again be paying $100 to the fast timer in both semis.

Hoseheads.com will also be posting $400 in Car Wash Cash to the first 40 drivers that enter competition at the event. Each of the drivers will receive a $10 roll of quarters upon registering.

And on top of all of the above listed cash giveaways, contingency prizes to be given away on a first come, first serve basis to each driver on Dream Race night include Hoosier Tires, Zemco Headers gift certificates, DMI gift certificates, VRP Shocks gift certificates, Goshorn Racing Supply gift certificates, Wings Unlimited gift certificates, gallons of free fuel and products from Moose Blocks.

In addition, Penske Shocks will award a full set of shocks valued at $1,000 alone to the first driver across the line in the Non-Qualifiers main riding on a set of Penskes.

Rider Racing Engines and Don Ott Racing Engines will also be awarding complimentary engine dynos to select Rider and Ott driven mounts in the A main.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer’s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

A Capsule Look At Port Royal Dream Race 2014

7/28/14

What, Where, When: The Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop is this Saturday, August 2 at 7 pm. Gates will open at 4 pm. The adult general admission price is $27 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

What’s It About: The Living Legends Dream Race was begun at Port Royal Speedway in 2007 as a way to post a lucrative payoff for Pennsylvania’s 410 sprint car stars that didn’t force them to compete against an outside sanctioning body for the money. It also includes a boatload of free contingency prizes and cash, this year amounting to over $10,000 in value. In short, it’s a way to give back to all the local drivers in a special way.

Special This Year: As part of honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop as Living Legends this year, a group of former Boop drivers and Dewease owners will be on hand for autographs under the grandstand from 5 to 6 pm. Aside from Dewease and Boop, those taking part in the meet and greet are Boop drivers Lynn Paxton, Randy Wolfe and Ed Zirkle along with Boop mechanics Dave Brown Sr. and Ralph Heintzelman Sr. For Dewease the list includes owners Joe Templin, Harry Earnest, Walt Dyer, Al Hamilton, Pete Postupack, Donny Owens and Scott and Chris Dietz. Honors will be bestowed upon Dewease and Boop during the racing program. Several restored and replica Boops No. 1 and Dewease mounts will be on display behind the grandstand along with Dewease’s current No. 14 mount.

How It Works: Sprint car teams will time trial and then those in even qualifying spots and those in odd qualifying spots will be split into respective groups. Each of those batches of cars will compete in a 16-lap semi-main event that pays a full purse of nearly $10,000 each with $2,000 to the winner. The semis will be lined up with an invert of four however the fast timer in each semi will have the option to reach into a bag for a 50/50 shot at pulling out a 0 or a 6 for the invert. The top 10 finishers from each semi advance to a 35-lap A Main paying $10,000 to win. The top three finishers from each semi will revenge draw against each other to establish the front three rows of the Dream starting grid while all others line up according to their finishing position in the semis. Each lap of the semis and the A Main pays $20 to lead. After the A feature a non-qualifiers race will be run paying $500 to win and $150 to start. A B Main will fill out the A field plus a fan voted 25th starter will be added to the field.

On The Line: With the addition of a non-qualifiers race last season, the total purse money posted for this year’s dream race is again over $55,000. The contingency cash up for grabs on the night is worth over $3,000 and the contingency prizes have reached a value of about $10,000. The minimum prize value is $50 so that value coupled with last place pay in a semi of $200 and starting money in the non-qualifiers race of $150 means that no car should leave the track after entering with less than $400 in accrued earnings on the night.

What Fans Can Expect: Extremely competitive racing action will unfold for the Dream event as no heat races are conducted but instead the twin semi mains will advance drivers to the big dance while also paying handsomely. How each driver finishes the semis will determine where they start in the Dream feature. And then nearly $35,000 alone is up for grabs in the Dream A feature which promises to be highly rewarding both in stature and finances. There is no opportunity for teams and drivers to skip a beat, miss a step or lay back for a second chance as they try to come away big winners.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer’s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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PRS 2014  Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Speedway Set For Living Legends Dream Race This Week Aug. 2

Big Money, Big Names, Big Night For Fans, Drivers & Honorees Dewease And Boop

7/27/14

Port Royal ? Port Royal Speedway will present the eighth version of the Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprint cars this Saturday night, August 2 at 7 pm.

This year?s Dream Race honors former car owner Maynard Boop and driver Lance Dewease.

They along with former Boop drivers Lynn Paxton, Keith Kauffman, Ed Zirkle and Randy Wolfe in addition to former Dewease owners Al Hamilton, Pete Postupack, Joe Templin, Harry Earnest, Don Owens and Walt Dyer will sign autographs from 5 until 6 pm.

Also on hand will be Boop mechanics Dave Brown Sr. and Ralph Heintzelman Sr.

This year?s total purse eclipses $55,000 with payouts slated for twin 16-lap semi mains, a non-qualifiers main and the 35-lap Dream A Main itself.

A host of sprint car talent will be in competition at the race, gathering the best in the business from all across the region at Port Royal Speedway as no other track is hosting the powerful 410 sprints against the event.

Drivers entering the event will take a chance at winning their portion of over $3,000 in contingency cash that has been posted along with over $7,000 in contingency prizes that will be given away.

Last year, Perkasie?s Ryan Taylor muscled by leader Fred Rahmer on the second circuit of the Dream A Main to go on to collect a total of $11,580 on the night including lap money and semi feature payout.

In 2012, Blane Heimbach took home nearly $13,000 on his way to triumph in the event.

In 2011 Stevie Smith won the race when it was conducted as part of the Tuscarora 50 due to rain on the original date.

Chad Layton proved victorious in 2010 with other winners listed as Cody Darrah, 2009; Greg Hodnett, 2008; and Sean Michael aboard the Jim Nace No. 6 in 2007.

Gates for Saturday?s Living Legends Dream Race will open at 4 pm. The adult general admission price is $27 with students ages 12 ? 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Port Royal Speedway will team with Moon Shine Camo® to present Motorcycle Night at Port Royal Speedway coming up on Saturday, August 9 at 7 pm.

Courtesy of Moon Shine, those who drive their motorcycle to the night at the races will receive a coupon worth $5 off admission at the ticket window.

Special parking privileges inside the commercial building at the track will be afforded to all motorcyclists who arrive prior to 6:30 pm.

One $5 off coupon per cycle will be handed out to every motorcycle as it enters the commercial building before the 6:30 deadline.

Racing in the program will be the 410 sprints, super late models, 305 sprints and xtreme stocks.

It will also be Food Pantry Night at the track as it collects non-perishable food items for the Juniata Valley Food Pantry.

In addition, August 9 will be the final Camera & Autograph Night of the season at the track, featuring free admission to the pit area prior to the races with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

DMI will present a kids candy scramble on August 9 before returning to give free hot dogs to the first 250 paid general admissions on August 16.

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URC Sprint Nationals And 410 Sprints Friday At Williams Grove Speedway

Rich URC extra-distance event pays 4K to the winner

7/27/14

Mechanicsburg ?Williams Grove Speedway will present the rich-purse United Racing Company 360/358 Sprint Nationals this Friday night, August 1 at 7:30 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will be on the card along with the URC Sprints.

Both divisions will compete in full programs of qualifying heat races along with feature events.

There will be no time trials.

Bonus money and lap money will be in effect for the 410 sprints as is the case for all handicapped programs.

The URC Nationals will be 25 laps in distance and pay a tidy sum of $4,000 to the winner.

Last year it was Mark Smith who took the URC Nationals victory over Pat Cannon.

Earlier this season, East Berlin?s Aaron Ott scored a Williams Grove URC event over Smith and the pair will likely be in the URC Nationals field this week.

Adult general admission for the 410 sprint and URC 360/358 sprint double this week is $15 with youth priced at $5.

The URC sprints will return to Williams Grove again in August, coming up on Friday August 22 along with the 410 sprints.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade completed another wild and successful weekend which saw 3 repeat winners in the division and a new series points leader emerge after everything was done. Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway Doug Hammaker picked up his 2nd feature win of the season, and first ever at the historic half mile beating Kevin Nouse and Leah Starner, while at Trail Way Speedway Brad McClelland would go on to pick up his 5th win of the season at the Hanover area short track. With the win McClelland has now taken over the series point lead by a scant 4 points over Nouse who has lead the series standings since the 2nd race of the season. McClelland was down 115 points to Nouse back in May has scratched and clawed to stay close to the 6 time winner Nouse and has taken over the series lead going into the month of August. Saturday Night at Lincoln Speedway the 2013 Central PA 358 Point Series rookie of the year and Series most popular driver Chase Dietz scored his 3rd feature win of the season over former series champion Jeff Rohrbaugh.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Brad McClelland - 644 Pts. (5 Win) 2. Kevin Nouse -640 Pts. (6 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -450 Pts. (3 win) 4. Chandler Leiby -423 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell -387 Pts. (2 win) 6. Robert Kendall - 376 Pts. (3 Win) 7. Niki Young -353 Pts. (1 win) 8.Dwight Leppo - 333 Pts. (1 win) 9.Jeff Rohrbaugh - 308 Pts. (2 wins) 10.Isaac Sneeringer - 302 Pts. (2 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the month of August for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

August 1st Trail Way Speedway August 2nd Lincoln Speedway August 8th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway August 9th Lincoln Speedway August 15th Trail Way Speedway August 22nd Trail Way Speedway August 23rd Lincoln Speedway August 29th Trail Way Speedway August 30th Lincoln Speedway

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENT. . . . 17th ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM PLUS 410 SPRINTS ON ONE BIG NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 29

Under the NAPA Auto Parts banner, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will present the Race of Champions 17th Annual Modified TRAFFIC JAM plus the 410 Sprints at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, July 29 with gates opening at 5 PM and race time set for 7:30 PM. The modifieds will battle in a sixty lap contest with the sprints going 35 laps. Both features will pay $5,000 to the winner. Past winners of the Modified TRAFFIC JAM include Duane Howard, Danny Johnson, Jeff Strunk, Craig VonDohren, Tim Fuller, Brett Hearn, Billy Decker, Alan Johnson, Tim McCreadie, Frank Cozze and Jimmy Horton. Greg Hodnett, winner of the last three Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 410 sprint features will look to make it four in row.

Advance tickets are now on sale for the Tuesday, July 29 event. Tickets may be ordered by calling 443 513 4456. Please provide you name, phone number and the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be picked up and paid for on race night after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will once again offer pre-race pit tours for the spectators. Upon your arrival at the track, please sign-up for the pit tours just inside the front gate. Groups of ten spectators will get a walking tour of the pits, meet some of your favorite drivers before the race and get an up-close look at the race cars before they engage in battle on the one-third mile Grandview Speedway. Spectators are required to sign up and you will be required to wear an orange safety vest when you are inside the pits. Also, the Inside/Out Promotion will take place, offering race fans an opportunity to view warm-ups from inside turn four. It’s a great view and you will actually feel the ground shake as the 410 sprints take the green flag. There is no charge for this activity, but you are required to sign up at the main gate. Don’t forget, when the races are over you are invited to visit the drivers in the pit area.

Don’t forget, Joe the Pizza Dude will make an appearance as well as the Thunder Girls. Numerous give away items will be tossed to the crowd to include T-shirts, Koozies, Frisbees, pictures. Spy on Ms. Motorsports Cassi Pinder and her date, Gregg Malta – along with five of his friends – as they enjoy a romantic pizza dinner as part of our ‘Win a Date with Ms. Motorsports’ contest. The date takes place at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday, July 29

Jay Dugan, Director of social media for Thunder on the Hill will also have a created activity that could win you a pair of tickets to the Saturday, September 13 44th running of the Freedom 76.

Series sponsors joining NAPA Auto Parts include Window World of the Lehigh Valley, Pioneer Pole Buildings, MACH 1 Chassis, and GALCO Business Communications.

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Presented by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Window World, MACH 1 Chassis & GALCO Business Communications

Grandview Speedway Route 100 Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688 Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456 Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Window World is America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

2014 Thunder Series Race Dates: Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints Saturday, Oct 18 6 PM House of Thunder Halloween Party- - Features Only Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends, Monster Smash Demo Derby, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. Rain Date: Sunday, October 19 4 PM

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Marks Scores First Port Royal Win Against Strong Field, Smith Gets First In Lates

Tyler Bear becomes first repeat winner in Port 305 action

7/26/14

Port Royal ? Brent Marks beat a highly competitive field of 410 sprints to record his first ever Port Royal Speedway victory on Saturday night, taking $3,000 for the win while becoming the 11th different winner in 12 events held at the track so far this season.

In the super late model main Tim Smith Jr. continued the trend of no repeat winners in the division by becoming the 10th different pilot to visit victory lane in as many races this season while also setting a new 20-lap track record in the affair.

And in the 305 sprint main Tyler Bear became the first repeat winner of the year in the class.

Marks started second in the 25-lap 410 sprint main and took the lead when the race began over Ryan Taylor and Doug Esh.

Fifth starter Rick Lafferty had no problem passing in the event and drove up to second with three away in the race before the first caution flag of the event unfurled with five in the book.

The restart placed Lafferty, Esh, Taylor and Mike Wagner in line behind the leader.

Greg Hodnett blasted from sixth to fourth when action resumed while eighth starter Blane Heimbach also began a march into contention.

A second and final caution period regrouped the field with 12 laps to go, finding Heimbach up to fifth by that point.

Hodnett jumped into third on the restart and as the race wound down Lafferty began significantly biting into Marks? advantage.

With five to go the front four cars of Marks, Lafferty, Heimbach now up to third and Hodnett were within a half straightaway of each other, working through traffic to finish the race.

With less than three laps to go Lafferty made his move for the win, taking the lead underneath Marks in the second corner but when Marks saw his challenger it seemed to hoist his elbows up just a bit.

The Myerstown driver moved down as the pair raced onto the backstretch and got enough of a run to pinch Lafferty off and slip back into the lead just before the scoreboard.

From that point on Marks went into defense, protecting the bottom groove to hold onto the win by .572 seconds at the finish.

Lafferty was second with Heimbach third followed by Hodnett and 10th starter Lance Dewease.

Sixth through 10th went to Mike Wagner, Esh, Dave Ely, Aaron Ott and Taylor.

Heats for the 25-car field went to Wagner, Hodnett and Taylor.

Derrick Casner led only the first lap of the 20-lap late model main before Tim Smith Jr. took over at the helm.

Rance Garlock motored by Casner for second with five laps in the book but failed to close on Smith for the lead, instead being forced to contend with point leader Mike Lupfer.

Lupfer wrestled second from Garlock with 12 laps to go and was able to close in on Smith but he couldn?t get close enough to mount a challenge.

Smith ended up taking two seconds off of the 20-lap track record, establishing a new mark at 7:14.004.

Matt Parks blasted into third, getting around Garlock with a third turn flyer after starting seventh in the field.

Garlock was fourth and Tim Wilson was fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Mitch Hack, Nick Dickson, Casner, Scott Flickinger and Brett Schadel.

Heats for the 17-car field went to Schadel and Garlock.

Erin Statler led the first 12 laps of the 20-lap 305 sprint feature before Tyler Bear got to the front to take control.

Wayne Dadetto trailed Statler early on before Bear entered the mix, shuffling him to third at the finish.

Paul Snyder rode home fourth with Eric Parker finishing fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Jeff Miller Jr., Jake Waters, Scott Ellerman, John Braim and Mike Wagner II.

Heats for the 21-car field went to Statler, Wagner II., and Parker.

Race Results:

7/26/14

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brent Marks, 2. Rick Lafferty, 3. Blane Heimbach, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Lance Dewease, 6. Mike Wagner, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Dave Ely, 9. Aaron Ott, 10. Ryan Taylor, 12. Dylan Cisney, 13. Curt Stroup, 12. Chad Layton, 13. Curt Stroup, 14. Davey Sammons, 15. Danny Holtgraver, 16. Mike Erdley, 17. Rodney Westhafer, 18. Scott Wilson, 19. Joey Hershey, 20. Jordan Givler, 21. Trenton Schaeffer, 22. Dustin Baney, 23. Nate Snyder, 24. Dave Hahn, 25. Dan Shetler

Late Models, 20 laps:1. Tim Smith Jr., 2. Mike Lupfer, 3. Matt Parks, 4. Rance Garlock, 5. Tim Wilson, 6. Mitch Hack, 7. Nick Dickson, 8. Derrick Casner, 9. Scott Flickinger, 10. Brett Schadel, 11. Tim Fedder, 12. Patrick Bryner, 13. Trent Brenneman, 14. Bud Phillips, 15. Jason Schmidt, 16. Austin Berry, 17. Mike Mort

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Tyler Bear, 2. Erin Statler, 3. Wayne Dadetto, 4. Paul Snyder, 5. Eric Parker, 6. Jeff Miller Jr., 7. Jake Waters, 8. Scott Ellerman, 9. John Braim, 10. Mike Wagner, II., 11. Derrick Bowersox, 12. Rick Steif, 13. Lance Newlin, 14. Roger Irvine, 15. Steve Storrie, 16. James Pride, 17. Reed Thompson, 18,. Nathan Gramley, 19. Terry Schaeffer, 20. Zach Newlin, 21. Bob Salathe

PRS 2014 ? Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PEPSI NIGHT

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., Aug 2, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP - Central PA Legends, 600cc Micro-Sprints, & All-American Outlaws

Sat., Aug 9, 2014 (7:30 PM) - NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT IN MEMORY OF BRANDON LITTLE/Sponsored By Fire & Rescue Products & Amkus Rescue Systems - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, Central PA Legends

Sat., Aug 16, 2014 (7:30 PM) - PREMIER AUTO WORKS/AUTO LOCATOR NIGHT/York County Racing Club Night - 410 Sprints, ARDC Midgets, and EMMR Exhibition

MONTIETH SCORES CAREER 43RD IN LINCOLN PEPSI NIGHT 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE;

Chase Dietz pads points lead with second 2014 “358” sprint car win; Aaron Bowes wins 600 Modified special

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/26/2014 – Brian Montieth said it was tough, but the four-time track champ made it look easy in scoring his second win of the year and 43rd victory of his career at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“I knew it was going to be tough. Luckily, we all started back there,” said Montieth upon exiting the Jerry Parrish-owned Auto Locator/Premier Auto Works #21 in victory lane, “I thought Alan (Krimes) was gone. I’m trying to put the pressure on him because he can’t tear the car up. He HAS to finish races to try and win this championship, and I can ball one up. I’d love see him win it, but I’d like to come from that far behind to take this thing, too.”

Montieth, who missed a race while vacationing earlier in the year, moved into second in points behind Krimes with the 4.25-second win over Krimes.

Montieth started tenth and caught Krimes for fifth on lap six. He got buy Billy Dietrich to move into fourth a lap later, took third from Matt Boland (with Dietrich and Krimes following him through) on lap nine, and moved around early-race leader Tim Wagaman on lap 13.

At the time, race leader Ryan Wilson (who started second and took the lead from polesitter Wagaman on lap eight) enjoyed a 3.85-second lead.

Montieth reduced Wilson’s lead to 1.5 seconds by the time the only caution of the race came out for Bradley Howard’s spin in turn two of lap 19. Howard collected Gerard McIntyre in the spin, and the yellow put Montieth on Wilson’s tail for the restart.

“He (Wilson) was getting into that dirty air there in lapped traffic. He was starting to have to make choices what he wanted to do when he got to those care, and it’s always better running second than running first.”

Montieth made short work of Wilson, sliding in front of him through turns one and two of the restart. Krimes caught Wilson a lap later, but had nothing for the four-time track champ.

“I enjoy coming to this place versus everywhere else,” said Montieth, “I’m a short track guy and I just love this.”

Danny Dietrich came from 12th starting spot to catch Wilson for third with two laps to go. Wilson settled for fourth with Billy Dietrich fifth. Sixth through tenth were Cory Haas, 15th-starting Adam Wilt, Wagaman, Freddie Rahmer, and Jim Siegel.

Heats for the 22 410 sprinters were won by Krimes, Billy Dietrich, and Montieth.

York’s Chase Dietz padded his points lead by winning his second of the year and third of his Lincoln career in the non-stop “358” sprint car feature.

Dietz, scheduled to start ninth, moved up one row when Phil Walter lost his brakes and stopped on the backstretch of the first lap. He came from seventh-starting spot to catch polesitter and race-long leader Chris Arnold on lap six. Dietz was actually running third by the end of the first lap. From there, he navigated methodically through lapped traffic as the non-stop laps clicked off. He took the checkered flag in front of eighth-starting Jeff Rohrbaugh in a time of 5 minutes, 47 seconds.

Third through fifth were Matt Campbell, 11th-starting Tyler Ross, and Chandler Leiby.

Defending track champ Niki Young, second in 2014 points, finished seventh.

Heats for the 28 358 sprinters were won by Walter, Leiby, and Mike Bittinger, with Cody Fletcher winning the consolation.

Nazareth’s Aaron Bowes took the $3,000 top prize in the highest-paying Xcel Chassis 600 Modified Tour event ever held over the 10-year history of the division. It was Bowes’ four straight Tour win.

Because he won the last event, Bowes was forced to start ninth in the event. He proceeded to pass a car a lap to take the lead from polesitter and race-long leader Ian Williamson on the ninth lap. Bowes led the rest of the way, crossing a half-second in front of Richie Hitzler, with Jonathan Pepe, Cody Coons, and 15th-starting Jason Dunkleberger rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 35 600 Modifieds were won by Abbey Price, Bowes, Hitzler, and Jonathon Pepe, with Kyle Fallis winning the consolation.

Next Saturday night, Sat., August 2nd, the 358 Sprinters headline the evening’s racing action with the 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP. They will be joined by the Central PA Legends, 600cc Micro-Sprints, & All-American Outlaws. Gates will open at 5:50 PM, with heats taking the green at 7:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PEPSI NIGHT

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 21-Brian Montieth ($3,200); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 29-Ryan Wilson; 5. 8-Billy Dietrich; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 15-Adam Wilt; 8. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 9. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 10. 59-Jim Siegel; 11. 35-Steve Owings; 12. 21T-Scott Fisher; 13. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 99M-Kyle Moody; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 17. 2A-Todd Allen; 18. 91-David Quackenbush; 19. 49H-Bradley Howard; 20. 75-Nicole Bower (DNF); 21. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF); 22. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Tim Wagaman (1-7), Ryan Wilson (8-18), Brian Montieth (19-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 22T-Matt Boland; 3. 35-Steve Owings; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 7. 75-Nicole Bower; 8. 91-David Quackenbush. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 49H-Bradley Howard (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 1*Tim Wagaman; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 2A-Todd Allen; DNS – 55K-Robbie Kendall. Time – 2:30.601

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 16-Matt Campbell; 4. 23J-Tyler Ross; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 91-Niki Young; 8. 21-CJ Tracy; 9. 66-Doug Hammaker; 10. 29-Chris Arnold; 11. 27-Jay Galloway; 12. 38-Mark Strickler; 13. 1B-Mike Bittinger; 14. 00-Chris Frank; 15. 97-Brie Hershey; 16. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 17. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 18. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 19. 5A-Brian Allman; 20. 59T-Tim Stallings; 21. 47-Michael Hamer; 22. 11-Leah Starner (DNF); 23. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 24. 5-Phil Walter (DNF). TIME – 5:47.00

Lap Leaders – Chris Arnold (1-5), Chase Dietz (6-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 5-Phil Walter; 2. 2D-Chase Dietz; 3. 21-CJ Tracy; 4. 23J-Tyler Ross; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 11-Leah Starner; 8. 10-Zach Euculano; 9. 5A-Brian Allman; 10. 59T-Tim Stallings. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 91-Niki Young; 3. 38-Mark Strickler; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 27-Jay Galloway; 7. 83-Cody Fairchok; 8. 47-Michael Hamer; 9. 51N-Nick Palmerino. No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 1B-Mike Bittinger; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 29-Chris Arnold; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 11-Leah Starner; 3. 5A-Brian Allman; 4. 47-Michael Hamer; 5. 10-Zach Euculano; 6. 59T-Tim Stallings; 7. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 51N-Nick Palmerino (DNF); 10. 83-Cody Fairchok (DNF). No Time

600 MODIFIEDS:

Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 64-Allen Bowes ($3,000); 2. 9-Richie Hitzler; 3. 17-Jonathon Pepe; 4. X-Cody Coons; 5. 6-Jason Dunkleberger; 6. 27-Josh Pepe; 7. 56K-Kamdin Maby; 8. 10-Ian Williamson; 9. 08V-Rich Savage; 10. D31-Drew Fallis; 11. 14N-Nathan Brinker; 12. 9A-Abbey Price; 13. 00-Jordyn Mohr; 14. 127-Korey Inglin; 15. 08-Jonathon Josko; 16. 24B-Daulton Bigler; 17. 88-Ryan Higgs; 18. 55-Michael Burrows; 19. 666-Ryan Mohr; 20. 27D-Lester Dise (DNF); 21. 02-Chris Eckert (DNF); 22. T31-Kyle Fallis (DNF); 23. 43-Brian Mady (DNF); DNS – 43X-Nick Mady. No Time

Lap Leaders – Ian Williamson (1-8), Allen Bowes (9-20)

1st Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 9A-Abbey Price; 2. X-Cody Coons; 3. 08V-Tim Van Horn, Jr.; 4. 02-Chris Eckert; 5. 27D-Lester Dise; 6. 54D-Dakota Barlet; 7. 29-Mark Howanitz; 8. 78-Mark Grey; DNS – 12-Brad Smith. Time – 2:30.28

2nd Heat (8 Laps) – 1. 64-Aaron Bowes; 2. 56K-Kamdin Maby; 3. 43-Brian Mady; 4. 10-Ian Williamson; 5. 24B-Daulton Bigler; 6. 62-Shawna Schibilia; 7. 84-Joe Carter; 8. 14B-Barry Stufflet; 9. 53-(DNF); DNS – 119-Scott Washburn. No Time

3rd Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 9-Richie Hitzler; 2. D31-Drew Fallis; 3. 88-Ryan Higgins; 4. 55-Michael Burrows; 5. 43X-Nick Mady; 6. 77-Kyle Inglin; 7. 14N-Nathan Brinker (DNF); 8. 08-Jonathan Josko (DNF). No Time

4th Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 17-Jonathan Pepe; 2. 27-Josh Pepe; 3. 127-Koery Inglin; 4. 6-Jason Dunkleberger; 5. T31-Kyle Fallis; 6. 666-Ryan Mohr; 7. 00-Jordyn Mohr; 8. 57-Barry Breidegan. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps) – 1. 31; 2. 666; 3. 14N; 4. 00; 5. 43X; 6. 27; 7. 24B; 8. 08; 9. 77; 10. 84; 11. 29; 12. 62; 13. 78; 14. 54(DNF); 15. 57(DNF); DNS – 14B, 12, 119, 53. No Time

 

 

 

McCLELLAND MANEUVERS FIELD FOR 5TH 358 SPRINT WIN AT T-W;

LAUGHMAN HOLDS OFF TRONE FOR 270 MICRO WIN;

MONTGOMERY WINS CENTRAL PA LEGENDS BATTLE;

CHRONISTER DOMINATES LIMITED STOCK FEATURE

Hanover, PA (07/25/14) – Points leader Brad McClelland and Robbie Kendall battled with each other and lapped traffic for the better part of the 25-lap 358 Sprint Car feature. McClelland made the race wining pass when Kendall slid high in turns 1 and 2 of lap 15.

“I kind of messed up right behind [Kendall],” said McClelland in victory lane, but McClelland was able to save the car and battle lapped traffic to claim his 5th win of the season.

But prior to that, polesitter Zach Euculano paced the field for the first 8 laps before getting out of shape exiting turn 4 and allowing Kendall to sneak by to take the lead.

McClelland also got by Euculano to take the second spot and closed on the new leader. McClelland followed Kendall for 6 laps until Kendall got out of shape as the duo caught the end of the field.

“[Kendall] was on the top, and I was on the bottom,” explained McClelland of the lapped traffic in which he passed Kendall for the lead, “I got a good run and it helped me out. But hey, it was fun.”

Five laps after taking the lead and 4 lapped cars later, McClelland finally saw open track in front of him. However, he nearly caught the tail-end of the field again as the checkered flag waved.

Kendall crossed 2.12 seconds behind McClelland and was awarded second. Third through fifth were Dwight Leppo, Euculano, and Shane Smith. Cody Fairchok, Tyler Buchenauer, Seth Kearchner, Isaac Sneeringer, and Randy Whisler completed the top ten.

McClelland was also presented with the Hard Charger Award as he came from 6th-starting spot to win.

Heat winners for the 15 358 Sprint Cars were won by Tyler Buchenauer and McClelland.

Bill Laughman started 6th for 270cc Micro Sprint feature, but found his way to the front to lead every lap of the 20-lap event. Joe Trone, Jr., who started outside the front row, followed Laughman for the entire race. Trone attempted to take the lead as the leaders closed on lapped traffic, but Laughman skillfully maneuvered around the slower cars to maintain the lead.

With Laughman and Trone approaching the checkered flag, the only caution of the event flew for Steven Cox who came to a stop in turn 1.

On the restart, Laughman pulled away from Trone and secured the victory. Trone crossed second with Joey Long, Cory Myers, and Brian Marriott rounding out the top five.

Qualifier winners for the 15 270cc Micro Sprints were Long and Laughman.

Lucas Montgomery fought his way from 10th-starting spot to claim the 20-lap Central PA Legends Car feature. But it didn’t come easily.

Montgomery became the fourth leader in the event when he went around Bill Diehl to take the lead on the 14th lap.

The race began with 2nd-starting Chris Transeau leading the first 2 laps. But then second place runner Chris Spidle and Transeau made contact exiting turn 2. The caution came out for a spin by Transeau and resulted in a rough-riding call on Spidle, sending both to the rear. Scott Gobrecht, who had been running 3rd, assumed the lead.

Gobrecht only led 1 lap before Diehl dove to the inside to take away the lead. The drivers running 2nd through 5th shuffled positions multiple times until Montgomery found his way to second on lap 13. It was the next lap that Montgomery made the pass on Diehl.

Diehl settled for second with Jacob Feltch, Bill Foster, and 17th-starting Bob Stough completing the top five.

Central PA Legends Car heats for the 18 cars were won by Spidle and Diehl.

Matt Chronister came from 9th-starting spot to claim his 5th win of the season in the 15-lap Limited Stock feature. Fourth-starting Terry Hartlaub stole the lead from outside front row starter Kenny Startzman on the second lap. Hartlaub led 6 laps until Chronister made a bold move for the top spot.

Chronister and Kyle Rohrbaugh (running 4th and 3rd respectively) split the 2nd place car of Shannon Weaver. Chronister took the high side and came across the line to lead lap 8.

From there, Points leader Chronister pulled away to a 4.84 second victory over Hartlaub, who finished second. Third through fifth were Rohrbaugh, 14th- starting Tom Senseney, and 11th-starting Cory Weishaar.

Matt Chronister and Startzman picked up the heat wins for the 19 Limited Stocks on hand.

Next Friday (8/1), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Central PA Legends, and Street Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway July 25, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 55-Robert Kendall; 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 00-Shane Smith; 6. 83-Cody Fairchok; 7. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 8. 30-Seth Kearchner; 9. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 10. 64-Randy Whisler; 11. 9C-Bill Case, Jr.; 12. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 13. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 14. 66A-Cody Fletcher (DNF); 15. 2-Dennis Gross (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders- Zach Euculano (1-8); Robbie Kendall (9-14); Brad McClelland (15-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 2. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 3. 55-Robbie Kendall; 4. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 5. 00-Shane Smith; 6. 9C-Bill Case, Jr.; 7. 30-Seth Kearchner; 8. 2-Dennis Gross. Time 2:31.66.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 83-Cody Fairchok; 4. 64-Randy Whisler; 5. 10-Zach Euculano; 6. 19D-Dwight Leppo; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher(DNF). Time 2:27.72.

 

 

Brent Marks Turns Tables On Hodnett For Williams Grove Sprints Win

Doug Hammaker scores for first time ever in 358 sprints

7/25/14

Mechanicsburg ? Brent Marks turned the tables on Greg Hodnett at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night and instead of chasing him to the checkers in the 410 sprint feature as he did a week earlier he took the win ahead of the oval point leader for his first Grove victory of the season.

In the 358 sprint main it was Doug Hammaker taking his first career win at the oval while becoming just the fourth driver to take a checkered flag in the division at the track this season.

Kyle Reinhardt started second in the 25 lap 410 sprint feature and took the lead at the start over Ryan Bohlke while Marks started in the sixth spot and drove to third on just the first lap.

Reinhardt would prove a formidable foe with the lead however as even on a restart after a flip by Danny Dietrich with six laps down Marks? failed to net the lead.

Instead Reinhardt thwarted Marks? advances in the corners however his entry into the backmarkers for the leader proved even more challenging and that?s where Marks was able to make his move.

Once working traffic Reinhardt suffered with being forced out of his rhythym and Marks drove low to take control with a third turn move with nine laps to go.

After falling to second Reinhardt suffered in traffic and contact with a lapped car the next time around sent him into the outside wall, setting up a final restart, still with nine laps to go.

Doug Esh lined up second ahead of Hodnett and Don Kreitz Jr. for the restart and when action resumed Esh got held up by a lapped car allowing Myers to drive away while Hodnett and Kreitz pounced for second.

Hodnett got the spot on the restart but failed to close on Marks, instead being forced to deal with Kreitz.

The pair waged a spirited battle over the final five laps with Hodnett holding on for the spot.

Kreitz was third followed by Esh and Aaron Ott.

Sixth through 10th went to Brian Montieth, Steve Buckwalter, Ryan Bohlke, Justin Barger and Alan Krimes.

Heats for the 29-car field went to Kreitz, Barger and Lance Dewease with Rick Lafferty taking the consolation.

Leah Starner led the first four laps of the 20-lap 358 sprint main before sixth starter Doug Hammaker took control of the race.

His pace was halted twice during the rest of his run at the front, once at the halfway point and again a lap later.

But both times Hammaker was able to get away from the field all the while point leader Kevin Nouse worked his way forward.

Nouse took second with five laps to go but failed to drive down any distance on Hammaker, who took the win by a straightaway.

Starner held on for third followed by Chris Arnold and Chandler Leiby.

Heats for the 17-car field went to Adrian Shaffer and Phil Walter.

July 25, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brent Marks, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Don Kreitz Jr., 4. Doug Esh, 5. Aaron Ott, 6. Brian Montieth, 7. Steve Buckwalter, 8. Ryan Bohlke, 9. Justin Barger, 10. Alan Krimes, 11. Cory Haas, 12. Glenndon Forsythe, 13. Ryan Smith, 14. Curt Michael, 15. Pat Cannon, 16. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 17. Adam Wilt, 18. Rick Lafferty, 19. Jordan Givler, 20. Kyle Pruitt, 21. Ryan Wilson, 22. Kyle Reinhardt, 23. Danny Dietrich, 24. Lance Dewease

DNQ: Nicole Bower, Troy Fraker, Jim Shuster, Todd Allen, Jay Reichart

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Doug Hammaker, 2. Kevin Nouse, 3. Leah Starner, 4. Chris Arnold, 5. Chandler Leiby, 6. Rich Eichelberger, 7. Brock Zearfoss, 8. Kody Lehman, 9. Matt Campbell, 10. Phil Walter, 11. DJ Montgomery, 12. Brie Hershey, 13. Scott Fisher, 14. Tyler Templin, 15. Jay Galloway, 16. Adrian Shaffer, 17. Jason Shultz

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Dream Offers 4 Sprint Car Mains August 2 As Dewease And Boop Feted

7/21/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway is gearing up for the annual Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprints coming up on August 2 at 7 pm.

The big money event will this year honor Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop as Living Legends in the track’s history.

A bevy of Dewease owners and Boop drivers will be turning out for the honors as well as an autograph session behind the grandstand from 5 until 6 pm.

Along with Dewease, Boop and their guests several restored Dewease No. 461 cars and Boop No. 1 cars will be on display.

Total purse prize money alone on the night for the sprints is now just over $55,000 not counting contingency cash and prize value.

The format will again be comprised of rich paying, main events only with thousands of dollars in contingency cash and prizes on the line for the sprint pilots.

Time trials will set the starting grids for the duo of 16-lap semi mains with the lineups for each main determined by odd numbered and even numbered time trailers after qualifying has been completed. ‘

Both the odd and even fast timer on the night will receive $100 but they will also have a decision to make as a guaranteed invert of four is promised for the semis however the pilots will have the chance to reach into a big for a chance at a 0 or a 6, if they so choose.

The top 10 finishers from each semi main will advance into the Dream A Main with a revenge draw then being held between the top three from each semi to set the front three rows of the Dream A.

Starting spots 21 – 24 in the Dream feature will transfer out of the consolation event while a 25th starter is awarded based on a fan vote.

Fans will get to cheer the loudest for each driver who finishes the consolation but fails to get a top four and the driver receiving the loudest response will get that valuable final A Main starting position.

Following the Dream A Feature the final sprint event of the night will be the Penske Shocks Non Qualifiers Main, paying $500 to win for all sprint drivers who failed to make the A Main starting grid.

The econo late models are also on the program with a pair of feature events, each paying full points toward the season title. Only the Dream A Main will award points in the sprint division.

Gates will open at 4 pm for the 2014 Dream Race honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop.

Racing begins at 7 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is just $27 with students ages 12 – 18 set at the outstandingly low price of JUST $5.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer’s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Whelen Fire & Rescue Night This Week At Port Royal,

FNB Kids Money Scramble Gives Away $1,000 To Ages 12 And Under!

Racing staged for 410 sprints, super late models, 305 sprints

7/20/14

Port Royal –Port Royal Speedway will present Whelen Engineering Juniata County Fire and Rescue EMS Night this Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm.

Featured in racing action on the track will be the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, the Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprints.

General admission gates will open at 5 pm with adult general admission priced at $15 and students 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

Dozens of fire apparatus and ambulance coaches from fire and ems companies across Juniata County will be on display adjacent to the speedway prior to the races.

Youth firetruck rides will take place behind the grandstand from approximately 5:30 until 6:45 pm.

A Life Flight Air Ambulance helicopter will land in the speedway infield from approximately 5:30 until 6:30 pm.

During intermission a parade of all emergency vehicles in attendance will take place around the speedway.

And prior to heat races getting underway, the First National Bank of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble will take place on the speedway frontstretch, just after practice laps.

A total of $1,000 in coins will be spread on the oval surface for youth ages 12 and under to pick up as sponsored by FNB of Mifflintown.

The night itself is sponsored by Whelen Engineering.

Whelen is a “Manufactured in the USA company” employing 1,300-pluse people.

Whelen has been manufacturing Emergency lights and Sirens supporting all public safety services since 1953, represented locally by Kevin Walker since 1997.

Whelen is a family owned business maintaining integrity and loyalty to the Public Services market by growing its market utilizing local labor forces both in Connecticut and New Hampshire.

For the 410 sprints, the July 26 race will be the final tune up before the annual Living Legends Dream Race is staged on August 2, honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop.

A total purse worth more than $50,000 is on the line in the prestigious event.

So far this season, Port Royal has had 10 different sprint car winners in 11 events while the super late models have contested nine features with no one repeating to date.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

 

 

Dual Sprint Card At Williams Grove This Week, $4,000 URC Nationals August 1

7/20/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will be back in action with a full slate of sprint car racing this Friday, July 25 at 7:30 pm.

In action on Friday will be the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and the Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars.

Full programs of heat racing and feature events are on tap with bonus and lap money in effect for the 410 sprints

Now past the halfway point of the season, title hopes are beginning to present themselves with Don Kreitz Jr. and Greg Hodnett locked in the chase for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint track championship.

For Kreitz, the title would be the fifth of his career but the first since 1993 while a Hodnett crown would be the third of his career, most recently taking the laurels in 2012.

The 358 sprint title is going to be settled between current leader Kevin Nouse and pursuer Adrian Shaffer.

The URC sprints will hit Williams Grove for their second show of the season on Friday August 1 when the circuit presents the lucrative URC 360/358 Sprint Nationals.

The URC event will be contested along with competition for the regular Williams Grove 410 sprints.

The August 1 URC Nationals will pay a hefty $4,000 to win for the 25-lap main event.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

 

 

NAPA Auto Parts & Pioneer Pole Buildings present:

THE JERSEY RUSH IV RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY WITH 410 SPRINTS & MODIFIEDS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

The Jersey Rush returns to New Egypt on Tuesday, August 19.

This very popular show will feature the 410 sprints and the Modifieds in the fourth running of the Jersey Rush.

Now in its’ fourth year, JJ Grasso was the winner of two of the previous Jersey Rush events with Daryn Pittman taking the win in 2012. Grasso is an expected entry to chase the $5,000 first place prize.

Presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings, the JERSEY RUSH IV will get underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5 PM. Always a highlight of this event is the pit side Meet & Greet where race fans may enter the pit area from 5 to 6 PM. That’s right, race fans may enter the 410 sprint pit area absolutely free! This is a great opportunity for the fans to meet the 410 sprint drivers prior to the start of the racing action. Race fans entering the New Egypt Speedway through the grandstands should go to the picnic area just off turn four. They may enter the pits behind the fourth turn grandstands.

The 410 sprints will chase an eye catching payoff offering $5,000 to win plus $1,000 for 10th and $400 just to take the green. In the modifieds, the feature winner will collect a $3,000 payday for 30 laps. In 2013, Billy Pauch won a barn-burner with Ryan Godown in the modified portion of the Jersey Rush. The top 410 sprint drivers in the country are expected challenge Grasso for the win and the list includes Greg Hodnett, Mark Smith, Lance Dewease, Davey Sammons, Rick Lafferty, Robbie Stillwaggon, Curt Michael, Kyle Reinhardt, Mark Bitner, Troy Betts, Ed Aikin and Joey Hershey just to name a few.

This huge event is presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings and an absolutely exciting racing program is expected. In the event of rain, Wednesday night, August 20 will be the rain date with a 7:30 PM starting time.

The Jersey Rush IV is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.

For advance tickets, please call 443 513 4456 and provide your name and phone number along with the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be picked up on race night in the New Egypt Speedway office after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the through the front gate main entrance at 4:30 PM, one-half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale at 5 PM.

THE JERSEY RUSH 4 EVENT FACTS:

What: The Jersey Rush IV 410 Sprints & Modifieds Doubleheader

When: Tuesday, August 19 Gates Open 5 PM 7:30 PM Starting Time

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 20 7:30 PM

Where: New Egypt Speedway

720 Pinehurst Road New Egypt, NJ 08422 (on Route 539)

Meet & Greet: Pit Gates Open at 3:30 PM, Meet & Greet for Sprint Drivers 5-6 PM Drivers Meeting 6:15 PM

Track Phone: 609-758-1900 (Race Day Information)

Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net

Information: Call Bob Miller 443 513 4456

Jersey Rush Past Winners

2013 JJ Grasso

2012 Daryn Pittman

2011 JJ Grasso

Facility Amenities: The entire New Egypt Speedway facility features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The track is fully wheelchair-accessible with wide, clear and well groomed walkways. There are clean, heated rest rooms, a monitored playground area for the little fans. Whistle-clean concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family style prices. Our dynamic-duo of track announcers keep fans informed and involved with a state of the art sound system.

The Track: The racy, 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval plays host to some of the tightest all out wheel-to-wheel competition you’ll ever witness.

 

 

 

THUNDER RETURNS TO THE HILL. . . .. $25 ADULT ADMISSION FOR SPECTACULAR DOUBLE-HEADER 410 SPRINTS & RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM SET FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to the “hill” on Tuesday night, July 29 with round two, a spectacular double-header that will find the 410 Sprints and Race of Champions Modifieds on the same program. This wildly popular event will offer a $25 adult admission with children 6-11 $10 dollars and children 5 and under admitted for free. As a special thank you to our competitors, the back gate will be $30 and a license is not required. All this racing with a purse of nearly $50,000 will take place at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA on Tuesday night, July 29. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

In the July 2013 running of this event, Greg Hodnett won the 410 sprint feature as Duane Howard charged home the winner of the sixty lap Race of Champions Modified feature. On July 1 of 2014, this same event was presented and Hodnett and Howard once again earned their place in the Grandview Speedway victory lane. So the question remains, can Hodnett and Howard make it three in a row?

Under the NAPA Auto Parts banner, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will present the Race of Champions 17th Annual Modified TRAFFIC JAM plus the 410 Sprints. The modifieds will battle in a sixty lap contest with the sprints going 35 laps. Both features will pay $5,000 to the winner. Past winners of the Modified TRAFFIC JAM include Duane Howard, Danny Johnson, Jeff Strunk, Craig VonDohren, Tim Fuller, Brett Hearn, Billy Decker, Alan Johnson, Tim McCreadie, Frank Cozze and Jimmy Horton.

Advance tickets are now on sale for the Tuesday, July 29 event. Tickets may be ordered by calling 443 513 4456. Please provide you name, phone number and the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be picked up and paid for on race night after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will once again offer pre-race pit tours for the spectators. Upon your arrival at the track, please sign-up for the pit tours just inside the front gate. Groups of ten spectators will get a walking tour of the pits, meet some of your favorite drivers before the race and get an up-close look at the race cars before they engage in battle on the one-third mile Grandview Speedway. Spectators are required to sign up and you will be required to wear an orange safety vest when you are inside the pits. Also, the Inside/Out Promotion will take place, offering race fans an opportunity to view warm-ups from inside turn four. It’s a great view and you will actually feel the ground shake as the 410 sprints take the green flag. There is no charge for this activity, but you are required to sign up at the main gate. Don’t forget, when the races are over you are invited to visit the drivers in the pit area.

Don’t forget, Joe the Pizza Dude will make an appearance as well as the Thunder Girls. Numerous give away items will be tossed to the crowd to include T-shirts, Koozies, Frisbees, pictures. Spy on Ms. Motorsports Cassi Pinder and her date, Gregg Malta – along with five of his friends – as they enjoy a romantic pizza dinner as part of our ‘Win a Date with Ms. Motorsports’ contest. The date takes place at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday, July 29

Jay Dugan, Director of social media for Thunder on the Hill will also have a created activity that could win you a pair of tickets to the Saturday, September 13 44th running of the Freedom 76.

Series sponsors joining NAPA Auto Parts include Window World of the Lehigh Valley, Pioneer Pole Buildings, MACH 1 Chassis, and GALCO Business Communications.

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Presented by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Window World, MACH 1 Chassis & GALCO Business Communications

Grandview Speedway Route 100 Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688 Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456 Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Window World is America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

2014 Thunder Series Race Dates: Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints Saturday, Oct 18 6 PM House of Thunder Halloween Party- - Features Only Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends, Monster Smash Demo Derby, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. Rain Date: Sunday, October 19 4 PM

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 52nd Anniversary season in 2014. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

 

 

 

SNEERINGER BREAKS OWN TRACK RECORD IN WINNING TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

GALLAGHER HOLDS OFF KNAUB FOR 358 LATE MODEL WIN;

FURMAN NOW FOUR-FOR-EIGHT IN STREET STOCKS;

JASON CHRONISTER HOLDS OFF BROTHER IN LIMITED STOCKS

Hanover, PA (07/18/14) –Hanover’s Isaac Sneeringer set a new track record in winning his second race of the season in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

He had to.

Four-time winner Brad McClelland was hot on his tail.

“I knew if I made one mistake it was all over,” said Sneeringer upon exiting his DCI/Todd A. Gosnell Paving #19Z, “I’m exhausted.”

Sneeringer started fourth and grabbed the lead from outside front row starter Randy Whisler on lap three. Sixth-starting McClelland took second from Whisler on lap four and tracked down the leader as the two raced through lapped traffic in the non-stop feature. Though he challenged several times, McClelland was unable to make the pass.

“I was so hard on the brakes my left leg is killing me right now,” said Sneeringer, “I need to get a membership at Gold’s Gym because my arms are worn out.”

Sneeringer’s 25-lap time was 6:01.32, breaking his own 2012 record of 6:03.94.

Trail-Way points leader McClelland settled his second straight second-place finish, with Jeff Halligan, Whisler, and 12th-starting hard charger Dwight Leppo (last week’s winner) completing the top five.

Heats for the 13 “358” sprint cars were won by McClelland and Cody Fletcher.

Sam Gallagher started on the outside of the front row and led every lap of the 25-lap Precise Racing Products “358” late model feature. But his win didn’t come easy either, holding off sixth-starting Gene Knaub over the final 15 laps for his first career Trail-Way late model win.

Knaub tried to make the pass each time the leaders went through turns one and two, but was never able to get the upper hand and settled for second. Third through fifth were Cam Zeigler, Bobby Beard, and Pat Beard.

Heats for the 18 “358” late models were won by Knaub, Pat Beard, and Zeigler.

Dan Furman raced to his fourth win in eight events in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Furman started eighth and climbed through the field to grab the race lead from Pat McClane on lap ten.

He led the second half of the race despite heavy pressure from Michael Goodwin and McClane the rest of the way.

Goodwin finished second, followed by McClane, Cory Weishaar, and Joey Harrison.

Qualifiers for the 14 street stocks were won by McClane and Goodwin

The Chronisters finished first and second again in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

But this time, it was Jason holding off Matt for the win, his second of the year to go along with points leader Matt’s four wins on the year.

Jason started sixth and took the lead from Kenny Startzman on the second lap. Matt started tenth and took second from Ricky Weaver, Jr. on lap six. But Matt was never able to pass his brother, and settled for the runner-up spot.

Third through fifth were Ricky Weaver, Tom Senseney, and 12th-starting Kyle Rohrbaugh.

Heats for the 18 limited stocks were won by Cody Klinedinst and Startzman.

Next Friday (7/25), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, 270cc Micro Sprints, and Central Pa Legends. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway July 18, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 6R-Brad McClelland; 3. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 4. 64-Randy Whisler; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo (Hard Charger); 6. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 7. 83-Cody Fairchok; 8. 00-Chris Frank; 9. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle(DNF); 10. 30-Seth Kearchner(DNF); 11. 1-Austin Kirby(DNF); 12. 66A-Cody Fletcher(DNF); DNS: 55-Robbie Kendall. Time 6:01.32 – NEW TRACK RECORD.

Lap Leaders- Randy Whisler (1-2); Isaac Sneeringer (3-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 1-Austin Kirby(DNF); DNS: 55-Robbie Kendall. Time 2:21.66.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 4. 4-Dwight Leppo; 5. 83-Cody Fairchok; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:27.56.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Thousands In Extra Cash/Prizes To Be Given Away At Port Aug. 2 Dream Race

Special Silent Auction Raises Funds On Race Night For Lucky Drivers

7/15/14

Port Royal  Thousands and thousands of dollars in contingency cash and prizes will be up for grabs by sprint car drivers at the upcoming August 2 Living Legends Dream Race at Port Royal Speedway on top of the posted event purse that eclipses $50,000.

As has become customary over the last few years, each of the 16-lap semi mains will pay $20 to lead a lap as will the 35-lap Dream A main.

Firms sponsoring the lap money are include: York County Racing Club, CRANKWERKZ, Leach Automotive Service, RE Davidson & Son, Boulevard Car Wash, Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Lelands.com will be paying a $125 Hard Charger Award in each of the semi mains and the firm will post $250 for the Hard Charger in the A.

Packers Concessions will again be paying $100 to the fast timer in both semis.

Hoseheads.com will also be posting $400 in Car Wash Cash to the first 40 drivers that enter competition at the event. Each of the drivers will receive a $10 roll of quarters upon registering.

Even more cash will be raised for select lucky drivers at a special Silent Auction taking place behind the grandstand between 4 pm and a time to be determined.

All the money raised at the auction will be put into one total and evenly allotted between either four or six drivers, dependent upon the final amount raised.

At that point, select fans will be chosen from the crowd to pick which drivers will be the recipients of the special cash awards.

Items being offered for bid to date include the following: Mario Lemieux hockey stick, Mike Schmidt signed baseball, Reggie Jackson signed baseball, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays signed photographs, Muhammad Ali signed photograph and two sets of one-night passes to Port Royal Speedway.

And on top of all of the above listed cash giveaways, contingency prizes to be given away on a first come, first serve basis to each driver on Dream Race night include Hoosier Tires, Zemco Headers gift certificates, DMI gift certificates, VRP Shocks gift certificates, Goshorn Racing Supply gift certificates, Wings Unlimited gift certificates, gallons of free fuel and products from Moose Blocks.

In addition, Penske Shocks will award a full set of shocks valued at $1,000 alone to the first driver across the line in the Non-Qualifiers main riding on a set of Penskes.

Rider Racing Engines and Don Ott Racing Engines will also be awarding complimentary engine dynos to select Rider and Ott driven mounts in the A main.

Gates will open at 4 pm for the 2014 Dream Race honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop.

Racing begins at 7 pm.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer?s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

PRS 2014 ? Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Stars Come Out To Honor Dewease And Boop At Aug. 2 Port Legends Dream Race

Numerous Show Cars Slated For Display, Autographs Begin at 5 pm

7/14/14

Port Royal  A host of notables will be turning out to honor sprint car driver Lance Dewease and car owner Maynard Boop at the Living Legends Dream Race at Port Royal Speedway slated for August 2.

And a host of their cars will be on hand for the celebratory event as well.

Now just one win shy of the 300 victory mark overall in 410 sprints with 96 of them having come at Port Royal alone, Dewease has driven for the most prolific car owners the region has hosted over the years.

So far on the list to gather and celebrate his career and sign autographs before the race at Port Royal is owners Al Hamilton, Pete Postupack, Donny Owens, Walt Dyer, Mike Heffner and Chris Dietz along with the owners that started the veteran out as a hired gun, Mr. Harry Earnest and Mr. Joe Templin.

Dyer himself will pull an as-is Dewease-driven No. 461 out of his private museum to put on display at the Dream Race while a version of the famed red ?Brickmobile? from the 1994 season will also be on display.

No less than four restored Boop?s Aluminum Special No. 1 sprint cars will be on display at the event to help celebrate 93-year old Maynard Boops anointment as a Port Royal Legend. The possibility of two additional restored cars being added to the lineup is currently on the table as well for what could be a total of six cars on display.

Lined up to appear and sign autographs in honor of Boop for the night are several of his drivers including his most prolific, Lynn Paxton, along with Randy Wolfe, Ed Zirkle and Keith Kauffman.

Also showing up in honor of Boop will be his two prized mechanics from the car?s tenure from 1976- 1982, Mr. Davey Brown Sr. and Mr. Ralph Heintzelman Sr.

The Boop?s car raced to nearly 30 feature event wins at Port Royal and a total of 111 overall during its seven year hitch on area speedways.

Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop themselves will join all the special guests to sign autographs behind the grandstand from 5 until 6 pm on race night with gates for the big affair opening at 4 pm and racing at 7.

The 35-lap Living Legends A Main for 410 sprints will pay out over $30,000 in purse money alone for the third year in a row with a pair of 16-lap semi-features offering full payouts worth nearly $10,000 each.

In total, the night?s purse money alone eclipses $50,000 and with thousands of additional money pumped into the show via contingency prizes and cash, the total take on the night for sprint car drivers is already approaching $60,000.

Time trials will set the starting lineups for the 16-lap twin semi-features that will each pay a minimum of $2,000 to win as well as the A Main that will pay a minimum of $10,000 to the winner.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer?s Concessions; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment; Leach Automotive Service; VRP Shocks; Smith Tire; RE Davidson & Son; Boulevard Car Wash; Moose Blocks; Rebecca Kerstetter Agency and Bryan Imes Auctioneer.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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Moon Shine Camo® Presents Port Royal Motorcycle Night August 9,

Event Also Slated As Camera/Auto Night, Food Pantry Night and DMI Candy Scramble

7/13/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will team with Moon Shine Camo® to present Motorcycle Night at Port Royal Speedway coming up on Saturday, August 9 at 7 pm.

Courtesy of Moon Shine, those who drive their motorcycle to the night at the races will receive a coupon worth $5 off admission at the ticket window.

Special parking privileges inside the commercial building at the track will be afforded to all motorcyclists who arrive prior to 6:30 pm.

One $5 off coupon per cycle will be handed out to every motorcycle as it enters the commercial building before the 6:30 deadline.

Racing in the program will be the 410 sprints, super late models, 305 sprints and xtreme stocks.

It will also be Food Pantry Night at the track as it collects non-perishable food items for the Juniata Valley Food Pantry.

In addition, August 9 will be the final Camera & Autograph Night of the season at the track, featuring free admission to the pit area prior to the races with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

DMI of Lancaster will present a Kids Candy Scramble slated for the speedway frontstretch as well.

Moon Shine Camo will give away special apparel prize packs to each of the oval’s four winners on the night in victory lane.

Select lucky fans in the crowd during the night will receive free Moon Shine Camo attire.

And the first 500 fans entering the stands will receive a free Moon Shine Camo can koozie.

The Moon Shine Camo sponsored racecar of No. 9 Hayes Mattern will be on display prior to the races behind the grandstand while Moon Shine Camo apparel lines will be offered for sale to all race fans in attendance.

Founded in 2010, Moon Shine Camo is one of the fastest growing pattern designers and camouflage clothing designers and distributors in the country for outdoor sporting enthusiasts.

Visit them on the web at www.moonshinecamo.com to learn about Moon Shine Camo and purchase their full line of products.

You can also like their facebook pages, Muddy Girl Country and Moon Shine Camo.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

 

 

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade has another busy weekend. Friday night series point leader Kevin Nouse picked up his 6th feature win of the season at the historic Williams Grove Speedway to extend his point lead. Nouse now has a 61 point lead over runner up Brad McClelland who finished 2nd at Trail Way Speedway to first time winner Dwight Leppo. Leppo who has looked strong the past few weeks at Trail Way Speedway finally broke through for the win. Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Tyler Ross picked up his 2nd feature win of the season and 1st at Lincoln in only his 2nd start in the Tim Eldreth #23J.

Leppo was able to move into the top 10 for the first time in the series standings with the win. With all the young tallent in the top 10, 3rd through 7th is seperated by just 61 points, the race to see where everyone finishes is going to be an exciting one and the series will come down to the last race of the season at Susquehanna Speedway in November.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -600 Pts. (6 Win) 2. Brad McClelland -539 Pts.(4 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -395 Pts. (2 win) 4. Chandler Leiby -373 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell -357 Pts. (2 win) 6. Robert Kendall - 341 Pts. (3 Win) 7. Niki Young -334 Pts. (1 win) 8.Dwight Leppo - 278 Pts. (1 win) 9.Jeff Rohrbaugh - 268 Pts. (2 wins) 10.Adrian Shaffer - 252 Pts. (2 Win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

July 18th Trail Way Speedway July 25th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway July 26th Lincoln Speedway August 1st Trail Way Speedway August 2nd Lincoln Speedway August 8th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway August 9th Lincoln Speedway August 15th Trail Way Speedway

Dont forget you can follow the Central PA 358 Point Sries presented by Capitol Renegade as well as everything 358 sprint car related at Central PA 358 Racing Series

 

 

Port Royal Returns With Whelen Engineering Juniata Fire/Rescue Night July 26,

FNB of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble offers $1,000 to youth

Firetruck Rides offered and Life Flight Helicopter on display

7/13/14

Port Royal – After a week off for Summer Break on July 19, Port Royal Speedway will return with Whelen Engineering Juniata County Fire and Rescue EMS Night coming up on Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm.

On the card will be the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, the Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprints.

General admission gates will open at 5 pm as dozens of fire apparatus and ambulance coaches from fire and ems companies located across Juniata County will be on display adjacent to the speedway prior to the race.

Youth firetruck rides will take place behind the grandstand from approximately 5:30 until 6:45 pm.

Based out of Danville, a Life Flight Air Ambulance helicopter will land in the speedway infield from approximately 5:30 until 6:30 pm.

During intermission a parade of all emergency vehicles in attendance will take place around the speedway.

And prior to heat races getting underway the First National Bank of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble will take place on the speedway frontstretch, just after practice laps.

A total of $1,000 in coins will be spread on the oval surface for youth ages 12 and under to pick up as sponsored by FNB of Mifflintown.

The night itself is sponsored by Whelen Engineering.

Whelen is a “Manufactured in the USA company” employing 1,300-pluse people.

Whelen has been manufacturing Emergency lights and Sirens supporting all public safety services since 1953, represented locally by Kevin Walker since 1997.

Whelen is a family owned business maintaining integrity and loyalty to the Public Services market by growing its market utilizing local labor forces both in Connecticut and New Hampshire.

For the 410 sprints, the July 26 race will be the final tune up before the annual Living Legends Dream Race is staged on August 2, honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop.

A total purse worth more than $50,000 is on the line in the prestigious event.

Keep up to date on the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com or by visiting the speedway on its Facebook or Twitter pages.

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STP World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals Hit Williams Grove This Week

July 18 & 19 stand pits outlaws vs. posse, two-day sweep worth nearly 30K

7/13/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the two-day World of Outlaws Summer Nationals for sprint cars this Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19.

Racing on both nights will begin at 7:30 pm.

Lineups both nights will be set using time trials with Friday’s feature going 25-laps in distance while paying $8,000 to win.

Saturday’s 30-lap finale will pay a hefty $20,000 to the victor.

If one driver can sweep the weekend he will pocket nearly $30,000.

The mid-summer outlaws invasion will continue the rivalry between the locals known as the Pennsylvania Posse and the World of Outlaws travelers.

Back in May when the outlaws made their first stop of the season at Williams Grove, traveler Daryn Pittman swept both days of action aboard a mount owned by Kasey Kahne.

Donny Schatz is the defending Williams Grove Summer Nationals champion.

Pittman won the Summer Nationals finale back in 2006 and again took a win in 2008.

The annual July Summer Nationals began at Williams Grove in 2002 as a three-day event before becoming a two-day affair in 2008.

Over the years, Posse stars Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease, Donnie Kreitz, Fred Rahmer, Brian Leppo, Jason Johnson and Cody Darrah while still running locally have taken victories in Summer Nationals action.

Likewise, outlaws pilots Danny Lasoski, Joey Saldana, Paul McMahan, Craig Dollansky, Terry McCarl and Jason Meyers have also taken event wins along with Schatz and Darrah as a card carrier.

Schatz, Pittman, McMahan and Saldana all currently rank within the top five in the World of Outlaws point standings.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

Williams Grove Summer Nationals Winners

7/25/02 - No. 20 Danny Lasoski, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/26/02 - No. 17 Joey Saldana, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/27/02 - No. 12 Greg Hodnett, 30 Lap A-Main

7/24/03 – No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr., 25 Lap Preliminary

7/25/03 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/26/03 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 30 Lap A-Main

7/23/04 – No. 77 Lance Dewease, 30 Lap A-Main

7/24/04 – No. 20 Danny Lasoski, 30 Lap A-Main

7/21/05 – No. 22 Jason Johnson, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/23/05 – No. 11H Paul McMahan, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/23/05 – No. 88H Fred Rahmer, 30 Lap A-Main

7/20/06 – No. 24 Terry McCarl, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/21/06 – No. 7 Craig Dollansky, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/22/06 – No. 21 Daryn Pittman, 30 Lap A-Main

7/19/07 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/20/07 – No. 71 Brian Leppo, 25 Lap Preliminary

7/21/07 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 30 Lap A – Main

7/18/08 – No. 21 Daryn Pittman, 25 Lap A – Main

7/19/08 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 30 Lap A – Main

7/24/09 – No. 22 Greg Hodnett, 25 Lap A – Main

7/25/09 (10/3/09) – No. 89 Cody Darrah, 30 Lap A – Main, (completed Oct. 3 due to rain)

7/23/10 – No. 30C Lance Dewease, 25 Lap A – Main

7/24/10 – No. 22 Greg Hodnett, 30 Lap A – Main

7/22/11 – No. 39 Greg Hodnett, 25 Lap A – Main

7/23/11 – No. 14 Jason Meyers, 30 Lap A – Main

7/21/12 – No. 4 Cody Darrah, 30 Lap A – Main

7/20/13 – No. 15 Donny Schatz, 30 Lap A – Main

 

 

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Layton Gets First Of Year In Port Royal Sprints,

Rine Invades For Late Model Chship, Tim Krape Wins First In Econo Lates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

7/7/14

Port Royal ? Chad Layton finally put a bright spot into his season of struggles aboard the Middleswarth No. 7 sprint car when he found his way to victory lane at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night to claim his first win of the year anywhere.

In the 25-lap late model championship event Jeff Rine invaded and picked up the $2,000 win after trailing Port Royal point leader Mike Lupfer for the first half of the race.

And in the 355 econo late model main Tim Krape picked up his first-ever win in the new division at the track.

Polesitter Mike Wagner held off Layton?s attempt at taking control on the start of the 25-lap 410 sprint car main and pulled away early with Layton falling in line second.

Harrisonville?s Wagner, in a fight for his third career track title, entered the backmarkers on the sixth tour with Layton in tow and Curt Stroup in third.

Sixth starter Greg Hodnett pushed his way into third just shy of the halfway point and that?s about the same time that Layton began closing on the leader.

Wagner struggled with lapped traffic at times as a hectic pace was set around the track and Layton put on a dive deep in the third corner that netted the lead as he slid up and caught to cushion to get control.

The race went nearly non-stop but a caution flag unfurled with just two laps to go for a four-car tangle in the third and fourth turns that saw point leader Blane Heimbach sitting against the outside rail albeit minus a front wheel. Also involved was Scott Wilson, Ryan Taylor and Dylan Cisney.

Wagner tried a slider for the lead on the restart but a clean race between he and Layton allowed Layton to claw his way back in front as the pair raced toward the white flag.

Layton ended up taking the checkers by 1.110 seconds ahead of Wagner with Hodnett crossing third followed by Doug Esh and Stroup.

Sixth through 10th went to Mike Erdley, Rick Lafferty, Davey Sammons, Cisney and Taylor.

Heats for the 20-car field went to Hodnett and Stroup. Hodnett set a new 10-lap track record with his run of 2:39.221.

Rine started on the pole of the late model championship and tried to edge out Mike Lupfer for the lead at the start but Lupfer came out on top of a squeeze play by Rine as the pair raced into the first corner to take narrow control of the event.

Running around the cushion, although a change of lane for Lupfer, proved to be working for the Shermansdale speedster as he kept Rine at bay before the caution flag appeared with five laps recorded.

Matt Parks raced third behind the pair for the restart and when action resumed Lupfer continued to keep Rine at bay but during the second half of the event Lupfer began to search around the track looking for a better-suited groove for this yellow racer and a try at the bottom groove was all it took for Rine to blast the top in the second corner and take control with seven laps to go.

A final yellow set up a two lap dash to the finish but Rine went homefree to the victory by 1.466 seconds ahead of Lupfer, eighth starter Brett Schadel, Parks and 10th starter Coleby Frye.

Sixth through 10th went to Tim Wilson, Patrick Bryner, Rance Garlock, Nick Dickson and Scott Flickinger.

Heats for the 32-car field went to Wilson, Parks, Flickinger and Rine with Mitch Hack claiming the consolation race.

Fast time was set by Rine with a lap of 18.412 seconds.

Krape wired the field for the 15-lap econo late victory and took over the point lead in the division with the scratch of three-time winner Andrew Yoder from the event.

The Bellefonte driver withstook a trio of restarts to keep the win.

Todd Snook advanced from mid pack to finish second with Eric Irvin in third followed by Troy Miller and Jared Fulkroad.

Sixth through 10th went to Lucas Bryner, Brett Hockenberry, Devin Hart, Shaun Miller and Scott Daniels.

Heats for the 23-car field went to Lucas Bryner, Snook and Krape.

Race Results:

7/12/14

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Chad Layton, 2. Mike Wagner, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Doug Esh, 5. Curt Stroup, 6. Mike Erdley, 7. Rick Lafferty, 8. Davey Sammons, 9. Dylan Cisney, 10. Ryan Taylor, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Rodney Westhafer, 13. Trenton Scheaffer, 14. Scott Wilson, 15. Blane Heimbach, 16. Dustin Baney, 17. Dave Hahn, 18. Nate Snyder, 19. Tyler Bear, 20. Joey Hershe

Late Models, 25 laps:1. Jeff Rine, 2. Mike Lupfer, 3. Brett Schadel, 4. Matt Parks, 5. Coleby Frye, 6. Tim Wilson, 7. Patrick Bryner, 8. Rance Garlock, 9. Nick Dickson, 10. Scott Flickinger, 11. Jerry Bard, 12. Chad Hollenbeck, 13. Scott Haus, 14. Mitch Hack, 15. Jeff Miller Sr., 16. Larry Bear, 17. Jason Schmidt, 18. Hayes Mattern, 19. Eric Zembower, 20. Harry Miller, 21. Randy Burkholder, 22. Chris Casner, 23. Trent Brenneman, 24. Dan Stone

DNQ: Dustin Hoffman, Tim Fedder, Austin Berry, Bud Phillips, Lindsay Barton, Mike Mort, Kerry King Sr., Steve Stitt

355 Econo LateModels, 15 laps: 1. Tim Krape, 2. Todd Snook, 3. Eric Irvin, 4. Troy Miller, 5. Jared Fulkroad, 6. Lucas Bryner, 7. Brett Hockenberry, 8. Devin Hart, 9. Shaun Miller, 10. Scott Daniels, 11. Curtis Heath, 12. Danny Sollers, 13. Kyle Rapp, 14. Chase Bowsman, 15. Ken Beck, 16. Garrett Gray, 17. Brad Long, 18. Jason Peachey, 19. Ken Stitt Jr., 20. Harold Ranck

DNS: Andrew Yoder, Jason Nace, Cody Butterbaugh

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOW:

Thur., July 17, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – WORLD OF OUTLAWS Gates open at 5:30 PM (No Rain date)

Sat., July 19, 2014 – NO RACING

DEWEASE PREPARES FOR WORLD OF OUTLAWS WITH 37TH LINCOLN WIN;

Tyler Ross drives Eldreth #23J to second Lincoln win in “358” sprints; Zimmerman wins All-American Outlaw feature

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/12/2014 – Former champ Lance Dewease sounded like the 299-time sprint car winner that he is after scoring his 37th career win at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“When we start where we did here tonight, we’d better win that thing!” said Dewease after exiting the C.C. Dietz/Conduit Connections/Hess Ornamental Iron Works #14 in victory lane, “You know Brian (Montieth) is coming on a track like this. I knew I had to get to the top and not come off of it. I also saw the 55 come up there. Robbie (Kendall) has been really fast here lately. He has my old mechanic working on that thing, and they have that car running around here really nice right now.

Handicapping placed Dewease fifth for the start. Matt Boland led the first 14 laps from his outside front row starting spot, before giving way to Dewease on lap 15. Dewease caught polesitter Nathan Berwager for fourth following a third-lap caution restart, got by Billy Dietrich for third on lap 12, and then moved past fourth-starting Tim Glatfelter for the runner-up spot on lap 14.

One lap later, Dewease made his race-winning move exiting turn four.

Meanwhile, Montieth, who started tenth, made his usual high-side charge to the front and caught Robbie Kendall for second on lap 19. Montieth tried the slider in turn four of the final lap, but wasn’t able to hold it and settled for second, 1.16 seconds behind Dewease.

“It’s not the year we’ve wanted, but we’re getting better on the short tracks, and we’re here in victory lane. That’s all that matters,” said Dewease, “We’ve had our ups and downs this year. When we think we’re getting better, we take a couple steps back. Then we come back forward a little bit. But that’s all part of growing with a new team. Different parts…different pieces…different year. We’re slowly getting on it. Our Speedweek was really good at the short tracks and really bad at the big tracks, which is kinda’ opposite for me.”

Third through fifth were seventh-starting Kendall, Dietrich, and Boland. Sixth through tenth were 13th-starting Cory Haas, points leader Alan Krimes, Glatfelter, J.J. Grasso, and Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

Heats for the 24 410 sprinters were won by Boland, Bill Stine, and Kendall.

Tyler Ross won in only his second appearance of the year in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature. Ross, now driving the Tim Eldreth #23J, started sixth and took just six laps to catch polesitter and race-long leader Isaac Sneeringer for the lead.

He led the rest of the way despite a late-race challenge of seventh-starting Chandler Leiby, taking the checkered flag just six-tenths of-a-second in front of Leiby at the end for his second career Lincoln win.

Third through fifth were 11th-starting Niki Young, Jeff Halligan, and Matt Campbell. Sixth through tenth were “358” sprint championship winner Doug Hammaker, Sneeringer, Matt Findley, Jeff Rohrbaugh, and points leader Chase Dietz.

Heats for the 28 358 sprinters were won by Ross, Cody Fletcher, and Hammaker, with Chris Frank winning the consolation.

Pasadena, MD’s Kurt Zimmerman took advantage of a crash that involved the top three drivers to come from the back after an early-race spin and win the 20-lap All-American Outlaw feature.

Zimmerman started eighth after winning at Lincoln the last time out, and was running sixth behind Fred and Justin Cullum when leaders Hunter Nester, Randy Doty, and Dylan Keim all got together while racing for the lead on the front stretch of the 13th lap.

Nester and Doty both went to the pits, Keim joined the rear of the field and roared back for a fourth-place finish.

Zimmerman got by Justin Cullum on the restart, and then took the lead from Fred Cullum on lap 16, just before a caution came out for a spinning Jim Minter in turns three and four.

Zimmerman was never challenged the rest of the way for his second consecutive Lincoln win, crossing one second ahead of Fred Cullum, with Justin Cullum third, Keim fourth, and Carney Fryfogle completing the top five.

Heats for the 17 All American Outlaws were won by Nester and Zimmerman.

The WORLD OF OUTLAWS visit Lincoln Speedway this Thursday night, July 17th , for their second and final visit to the Pigeon Hills oval. Time Trials will get underway at 7:30 PM, with pits gates opening at 3 PM and general admission opening at 4 PM. There is no rain date for this show.

Then next Saturday night, July 19th, there will be no racing at Lincoln Speedway as the World of Outlaws will be at Williams Grove for the conclusion of the Summer Nationals.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 14-Lance Dewease ($3,200); 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 87-Alan Krimes; 8. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 9. 37-JJ Grasso; 10. 16-Gerard McIntyre; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody; 12. 15-Adam Wilt; 13. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 14. 59-Jim Siegel; 15. 35-Steve Owings; 16. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 17. 85-Nathan Berwager; 18. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 19. 21T-Scott Fisher; 20. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 21. 69H-Shane Hoff (DNF); 22. 71X-Bill Stine (DNF); 23. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF); 24. 17N-Niki Young (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Matt Boland (1-14), Lance Dewease (15-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 22T-Matt Boland; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 85-Nathan Berwager; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 11C-Cory Haas; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 35-Steve Owings; 8. 1*-Tim Wagaman (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 71X-Bill Stine; 2. 52-Austin Hogue; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 5. 99M-Kyle Moody; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer. Time – 2:27.737

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 37-JJ Grasso; 4. 14-Lance Dewease; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 8. 17N-Niki Young (DNF). No Time

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 23J-Tyler Ross; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 91-Niki Young; 4. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 5. 16-Matt Campbell; 6. 66-Doug Hammaker; 7. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 8. 28-Matt Findley; 9. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 10. 2D-Chase Dietz; 11. 97-Brie Hershey; 12. 21-CJ Tracy; 13. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 14. 5-Phil Walter; 15. 29A-Chris Arnold; 16. 10-Zach Euculano; 17. 47-Michael Hamer; 18. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 19. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 20. 5A-Brian Allman (DNF); 21. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 22. 11-Leah Starner (DNF); 23. 29W-Ryan Wilson (DNF); 24. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Isaac Sneeringer (1-5), Tyler Ross (6-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 23J-Tyler Ross; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 29W-Ryan Wilson; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 11-Leah Starner; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 6S-Bill Sherman (DNF); 10. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF). Time – 2:24.28

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 28-Matt Findley; 3. 47-Michael Hamer; 4. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 8. 69M-Sean Campbell (DNF); 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 5-Phil Walter; 3. 16-Matt Campbell; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 21-CJ Tracy; 9. 29-Chris Arnold. Time – 2:28.78

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 00-Chris Frank; 2. 13-Ryan Higgins; 3. 21-CJ Tracy; 4. 29-Chris Arnold; 5. 5A-Brian Allman; 6. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 7. 6S-Bill Sherman; 8. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 9. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 10. 69M-Sean Campbell (DNF). No Time

ALL AMERICAN OUTLAWS:

Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 9-Kurt Zimmerman; 2. 59-Fred Cullum; 3. 95-Justin Cullum; 4. 07-Dylan Keim; 5. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 6. 99-Bryan Green; 7. 3M-Steve Jorda; 8. 66-Scott Jorda; 9. 1-Jim Minter; 10. 21-Danny Gladhill; 11. 53-Tony Jorda; 12. 1N-Hunter Nester (DNF); 13. 6-Randy Doty (DNF); 14. 29-Phil Williams (DNF); 15. 71-Jim Chenoweth (DNF); 16. 19R-Roy Denike (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Hunter Nester (1-12), Fred Cullum (13-15), Kurt Zimmerman (16-20)

1st Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 1N-Hunter Hester; 2. 95-Justin Cullum; 3. 99-Bryan Green; 4. 71-Jim Chenoweth; 5. 3-Steve Jorda; 6. 29-Phil Williams; 7. 21-Danny Gladhill; 8. 53-Tony Jorda. Time – 2:40.15

2nd Heat (8 Laps) – 1. 9-Kurt Zimmerman; 2. 6-Randy Doty; 3. 07-Dylan Keim; 4. 1-Jim Minter; 5. 59-Fred Cullum; 6. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 7. 19R-Roy Denike; 8. 66-Scott Jorda; DNS – 01-Tim Fake. Time – 2:40.78

 

 

DWIGHT LEPPO SCORES FIRST CAREER WIN IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

Hanover, PA (07/11/14) –Everyone could see it coming. And it finally did for New Oxford’s Dwight Leppo, who held off the repeated challenges of all-time Trail-Way winner Brad McClelland to claim his first career “358” sprint car victory in the 25-lap feature Friday night.

“It feels good to finally be here!” exclaimed Leppo upon exiting his family-owned Auchey Body Shop/Leppo’s Garage #4 in victory lane, “I knew Brad would be right there. I’m glad he didn’t get me this time.”

Leppo started beside polesitter Denny Gross and led every lap.

Gross brought out the red flag when he flipped in turn two of lap four.

McClelland had some problems of his own, bouncing several times and losing third place to Seth Kearchner in turn four of the second lap. Once the race restarted after the Gross flip, McClelland reclaimed third from Kearchner on lap six, and then passed Isaac Sneeringer on turn two of an 11th-lap restart.

McClelland closed quickly on Leppo and was challenging for the lead by lap 15. Over the next five laps, the two leaders pulled away from the rest of the field. They actually made contact on the backstretch of lap 20, sending McClelland into the infield, but McClelland saved it and hung onto to the runner-up spot. Though he closed on the leader again, he was not able to make the pass.

Sneeringer hung on for third, with hard charger Robbie Kendall from 12th starting spot to cross fourth and Cody Fletcher fifth.

Heats for the 12 “358” sprinters were won by McClelland and Gross.

Travis Scott came from sixth starting spot to inherit the lead when Bo Gordon lost a chain on a 15th-lap restart and led the rest of the way in the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature.

Jim Young started third and crossed second, with tenth-starting Brad Weber, ninth-starting David Holbrook, and 11th-starting Hannah Riser completing the top five.

Qualifiers for the 15 micros were won by Holbrook and Weber.

Logan Jones started on the pole and led every lap of the 15-lap ACMS 600cc stock micro-sprint feature event. It was a perfect night for the 14-year-old, who also won the lone heat for the six stock micros on hand.

Gunnar Layton, Drew Ritchey, Justin Whittail were the other cars that finished, crossing second through fourth.

Kyle Rohrbaugh, running a limited schedule this year, won his first race of the year in the 15-lap limited stock main event.

Rohrbaugh started sixth and took the lead from polesitter Mike Wolf on the second lap. He led the rest of the way, with 12th-starting Jason Chronister, Tom Senseney, Cody Klinedinst, and Matt Chronister completing the top five.

Heats for the 20 limited stocks were won by Wolf and Jason Chronister.

Jeremy Stremmel took to the top side to drive around both a lapped car and leader Dan Furman on the final turn to claim a thrilling win in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Furman came from 12th starting spot to claim the lead from Stremmel on lap 18. But Stremmel never gave up, and used the heavy lapped traffic to his advantage in making the last-turn pass.

Furman crossed less than a carlength behind in second, with Larry Landis, Michel Goodwin (who came from the back after replacing a flat tire), and Chad Stine rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 13 street stocks were won by Stremmel and Goodwin.

Next Friday (7/18), Trail-Way Speedway will host the 358 Sprint Cars, 358 Late Models, Limited Stocks, and Street Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway July 11,2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 6R-Brad McClelland; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 55-Robbie Kendall; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF); 7. 64-Randy Whisler(1 lap down); 8. 30-Seth Kearchner(DNF); 9. 9C-Bill Case, Jr.(DNF); 10. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF); 11. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle(DNF); 12. 2-Dennis Gross(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Dwight Leppo (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 55-Robbie Kendall; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 64-Randy Whisler; 6. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF). Time 2:19.44.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 2-Dennis Gross; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 10-Zach Euculano; 4. 9C-Bill Case, Jr.; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:28.87.

600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 07-Travis Scott; 2. 8-Jim Young; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 17D-David Holbrook; 5. 14K-Hannah Riser; 6. 77-Larry Thompson; 7. 1-Shawn Seifert; 8. 84-Colton Laughman; 9. 10-Jeremy Glass; 10. 87-Buddy Hines; 11. 67-Justin Whittail; 12. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 13. 10B-Brandon Noel; 14. 13-Bo Gordon(DNF); 15. 1-Shawn Seifert(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Bo Gordon (1-14); Travis Scott (15-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 17D-David Holbrook; 2. 1S-Steve Bull; 3. 13-Bo Gordon; 4. 10B-Brandon Noel; 5. 84-Colton Laughman; 6. 14K-Hannah Riser; 7. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 8. 10-Jeremy Glass. Time 2:06.19.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 17-Brad Weber; 2. 07-Travis Scott; 3. 8-Jim Young; 4. 77-Larry Thompson; 5. 87-Buddy Hines; 6. 67-Justin Whittail; 7. 1-Shawn Seifert(DNF). No Time.

ACMS 600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (15 Laps)

1. 5J-Logan Jones; 2. 7L-Gunnar Layton; 3. 1R-Drew Ritchey; 4. 67-Justin Whittail; 5. 5-Sean Garman(DNF); 6. 9-Al Vican(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Logan Jones (1-15)

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 5J-Logan Jones; 2. 67-Justin Whittail; 3. 1R-Drew Ritchey; 4. 7L-Gunnar Layton; 5. 5-Sean Garman; 6. 9-Al Vican. No time.

 

 

Stevie Smith Is Ready For Outlaws With Williams Grove 410 Sprint Victory

Kevin Nouse gets third in 358s

7/11/14

Mechanicsburg  Stevie Smith drove to his third 410 sprint car win of the season on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway as he tuned up for next week?s World of Outlaws Summer Nationals with a victory worth $4,000.

In 358 sprint action it was Kevin Nouse of Lewisberry taking his third win of the season at the track as well.

Second starter Ryan Smith tried to lead the first lap but polesitter Cory Haas nipped him at the line to be scored in control.

Stevie Smith started fourth in the field and was third behind the pair almost immediately.

The eventual winner got around Ryan Smith for second on the third circuit and chased Haas for the lead for six tours before driving by for command as the pair raced out of the second corner.

Eyes then turned to ninth starter Brian Montieth who was up to fifth as Stevie Smith took the lead.

Montieth had worked his way up to third behind the leader and Haas by the time the races only caution flag unfurled with 10 laps to go in the 25 lap main for the stopped racers of Doug Esh and sixth runner Don Kreitz Jr.

Montieth overtook Haas on the restart and began his attempts at racing with the leader.

The Phoenixville flyer had closed right up on the leader?s bumper as the pair raced into the third corner headed for the two-to-go sign but when Smith hesitated as he worked traffic entering the turn, Montieth nearly crashed into him and was forced to lay on the brakes and turn the car partially sideways to avoid collision.

This in turn allowed Stevie Smith to drive away as Montieth tried to recover and Smith took the checkers by .441 seconds.

?This one?s just as fun as the first one, that?ll never wear off,? Smith said of taking the victory.

Car owner Fred Rahmer expressed his pleasure with the team?s third win of the year at the oval.

?I knew that Stevie was the best driver there is and he?s provin? it,? Rahmer said.

Lucas Wolfe drove from sixth starting spot to finish third followed by Ryan Smith and Gerard McIntyre Jr.

Sixth through 10th went to Steve Buckwalter, Greg Hodnett, Pat Cannon, Alan Krimes and Tim Glatfelter.

Heats for the 23 cars went to Wolfe, Ryan Smith and Haas. Haas won the dash to earn the pole for the feature.

Wolfe set his fifth quick time of the season in time trials with a lap of 17.077 seconds.

Brie Hershey lead the first four circuits of the 20-lap 358 sprint main before 10th starter Adrian Shaffer took over.

Shaffer appeared headed for his third win of the season while running on the cushion but with eight laps to go he jumped the cushion in the second corner, allowing Knouse to erase nearly all of the two-turn lead he had amassed at the front.

And then when Shaffer seemed to miss his entry with five to go in the third corner that was all it took for Knouse to drive across the middle of the track to take control.

A caution flag with a lap to go appeared for a tangle in the fourth corner that took out top five runners Ryan Wilson and Brock Zearfoss but Shaffer was helpless on the restart, instead settling for second.

Doug Hammaker was third followed by Rich Eichelberger and Hershey.

Heats for the 15-car field went to Shaffer and Brock Zearfoss.

July 11, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Stevie Smith, 2. Brian Montieth, 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. Ryan Smith, 5. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 6. Steve Buckwalter, 7. Greg Hodnett, 8. Pat Cannon, 9. Alan Krimes, 10. Tim Glatfelter, 11. Lance Dewease, 12. Rick Lafferty, 13. Adam Wilt, 14. Glenndon Forsythe, 15. TJ Stutts, 16. Austin Hogue, 17. Nicole Bower, 18. Jordan Givler, 19. Scott Wilson, 20. Cory Haas, 21. Don Kreitz Jr., 22. Doug Esh

DNS: Jay Reichard

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Kevin Nouse, 2. Adrian Shaffer, 3. Doug Hammaker, 4. Rich Eichelberger, 5. Brie Hershey, 6. Kody Lehman, 7. Matt Findley, 8. Chris Arnold, 9. Tony Smolenyak, 10. Scott Fisher, 11. DJ Montgomery, 12. Ryan Wilson, 13. Brock Zearfoss, 14. Matt Campbell, 15. Chandler Leiby

 

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Living Legends Dream Race Honors Dewease And Boop August 2,

Total Dream Cash And Prizes Again Nearing $60,000

7/7/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race on Saturday, August 2 at 7:30 pm, honoring veteran sprint car driver and Port Royal ace Lance Dewease and car owner Maynard Boop with tens-of-thousands of dollars in purse money and contingency cash and prizes up for grabs.

The 35-lap Living Legends A Main itself will pay out over $30,000 in purse money alone for the third year in a row with a pair of 16-lap semi-features offering full payouts worth nearly $10,000 each.

In total, the night’s purse money alone eclipses $50,000 and with thousands of additional money pumped into the show via contingency prizes and cash, the total take on the night for sprint car drivers is already approaching $60,000.

Dewease of Fayetteville is a 96-time winner at Port Royal Speedway, outranked by only one other driver on the oval all-time sprint car win list.

Dewease owns a total of six career Port Royal track titles having taken laurels in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997 and in 2000.

Boop of Mifflinburg was teamed with several drivers during his sponsorship and ownership tenure spanning the years from the late 1970s into the early 1980s.

Most prolific of his pilots was Lynn Paxton but also experiencing success in the Boops Aluminum Special No. 1 seat over the years was Kramer Williamson and Gary Howsare among others.

The Living Legends Dream Race event will again see special pre-race activities held behind the grandstand with details to be released regarding autograph sessions and a special silent auction that will benefit the drivers competing in the event.

Time trials will set the starting lineups for the 16-lap twin semi-features that will each pay a minimum of $2,000 to win as well as the 35-lap Dream A Main that will pay a minimum of $10,000 to the winner.

Additional news and information about this prolific Port Royal event on August 2 will be released in the coming days and weeks.

Title and contingency sponsors of the 2014 Living Legends Dream Race are: Slivinski Law Offices, Selinsgrove; Lelands.com; Packer’s Concessions, Centre Hall; Hoosier Tires; York County Racing Club; Hoseheads.com; DMI; CRANKWERKZ; Rider Racing Engines; Don Ott Racing Engines; Penske Shocks; Wings Unlimited; Goshorn Racing Supplies; Zemco Speed Equipment, Leach Automotive Service, VRP Shocks and Smith Tire.

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

ROUND 2- - -410 SPRINTS & RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM SET FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29

After a wildly successful 410 Sprint & Modified Double-header on July 1, a similar event will take place on Tuesday night, July 29 at the Grandview Speedway. Under the NAPA Auto Parts banner, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will present the Race of Champions 17th Annual Modified TRAFFIC JAM plus the 410 Sprints. The modifieds will battle in a sixty lap contest with the sprints going 35 laps. Both features will pay $5,000 to the winner. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM. Is a hat trick possible? Last year’s event saw Greg Hodnett win the sprint feature as Duane Howard won the modified TRAFFIC JAM. On the July 1st running of this event, Hodnett and Howard again split the victories so the question is, can they make it three in a row?

Past winners of the Modified TRAFFIC JAM include Duane Howard, Danny Johnson, Jeff Strunk, Craig VonDohren, Tim Fuller, Brett Hearn, Billy Decker, Alan Johnson, Tim McCreadie, Frank Cozze and Jimmy Horton. Invites for the July 29 TRAFFIC JAM will go out to each previous TRAFFIC JAM winner.

Advance tickets are now on sale for the July 29 event. Tickets may be ordered by calling 443 513 4456. Please provide you name, phone number and the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be picked up and paid for on race night after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Presented by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Window World, MACH 1 Chassis & GALCO Business Communications

Grandview Speedway Route 100 Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688 Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456 Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Window World is America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

2014 Thunder Series Race Dates: Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints Saturday, Oct 18 6 PM House of Thunder Halloween Party- - Features Only Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends, Monster Smash Demo Derby, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. Rain Date: Sunday, October 19 4 PM

 

 

 

Williams Grove WoO Tune-Up This Week, Summer Nationals Coming July 18/19

7/6/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host a tune-up for the upcoming STP World of Outlaws sprint car invasion, this Friday, July 11 at 7:30 pm.

The second visit by the traveling band of outlaws is set at Williams Grove, slated for Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19.

But this week at the oval in order to prep for the two-day WoO stand, the weekly Lawrence Chevrolet Williams Grove 410 sprint cars will contest a tune up race paying $4,000 to win.

The race will also be part of the 2014 Hoosier Diamond Series at the oval.

Beginning at 7:30 pm, time trials for the 410 sprint cars will set the starting grids for the night.

The feature event will be 25 laps in distance.

Also on the program will be the Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars, including a 20 lap feature event.

And then the following week the STP World of Outlaws Summer Nationals will take center stage at Williams Grove, getting underway both nights at 7:30 pm.

The STP World of Outlaws and Pennsylvania Posse July match-up will be the second clash of the season between the bands with the third and final of the year slated at the track on October 3 and 4 for the prestigious Natonal Open.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Kids Night & Late Model Championship At Port Royal This Week,

Whelen Engineering Juniata Fire/Rescue Night July 26 hosts Life Flight Helicopter

7/6/14

Port Royal – This Saturday night, July 12 will be Kids Night at Port Royal Speedway when the track will present a 25-lap championship event for the Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late models along with a full program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and Gray’s Auto and Towing 355 econo late models.

The super late model main will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start with group time trials in warm ups setting the starting grids.

Kids Night activities will begin when gates open at 4:30 pm with racing starting at 7:30.

Following the purchase of admission tickets, registration for kids prizes will take place underneath the grandstand after which prizes can be claimed in the commercial building on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Kids bicycle and power wheels races for youth ages 12 and under will take place on the frontstretch during intermission. Helmets are required in order to compete.

The oval will be dark on July 19 for Summer Break before closing out the month on July 26 with Whelen Engineering Juniata County Fire and Rescue EMS Night.

Prior to the races a Life Flight Helicopter from Geisinger Medical Center will touch down in the infield of the oval beginning at approximately 5:30 pm.

On display adjacent to the speedway will be dozens of rescue and emergency apparatus from various Juniata County fire and ambulance companies with a parade of engines and coaches taking place on the speedway at intermission.

Fire truck rides around speedway grounds for youth will take place from 5:30 to 6:45 pm.

Also on the July 26 agenda is the First National Bank of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble, slated to take place on the frontstretch following practice laps.

Some $1,000 in coins will be scattered on the speedway for ages 12 and under to gather as sponsored by FNB of Mifflintown and Port Royal Speedway.

Racing on the night will include 410 sprints, super late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprints, beginning at 7:30 pm.

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Lucas Wolfe Wins Port Royal First In PA Speedweek Action,

Matt Parks and Bill Powell take stock car mains

7/5/14

Port Royal – Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg drove from sixth starting spot to win Saturday night’s PA Speedweek sprint car feature event at Port Royal Speedway worth $5,000, recording his elusive first every victory at the track as well as in the speedweek series itself anywhere by taking the checkers.

It was also Wolfe’s first win for his car owner’s John and Pee Wee Zemaitis since joining the team this season.

Wolfe started out the night by setting a new one-lap track record in qualifying over the 34-car field in attendance, setting the mark at 15.168 seconds, an average speed of 127.381 mph.

Matt Parks of Three Springs won for the first time this season in super late model action while Bill Powell took his third xtreme stock main of the year to close out the night.

With Wolfe aboard the potent Zemco No. 1 sprinter, his starting spot of sixth would prove to be the deepest of any of the 2014 speedweek winners to date.

Dave Blaney started the 30-lap main on the pole and took the lead over second starter Doug Esh when the race began.

The first 20 laps would go non-stop with Blaney entering the rear of the field on the eighth tour with Esh giving chase followed by Logan Wagner and Wolfe.

Wolfe advanced to third on the 13th lap and then riding the rail down low he drove by Esh with 12 laps to go.

Wolfe had run down leader Blaney by the time two-thirds of the race was completed as the Ohio driver worked his way flawlessly to that point through heavy and hectic lapped traffic.

And then with 10 laps to go the caution flag unfurled when Blaney gave up the lead after shredding a right rear tire as he raced down the frontstretch.

Only one more lap could be completed before Logan Wagner’s fine run came to and end when he coasted down the backchute.

Smith had taken second from Esh just before the yellow, thus forcing him back to third when action again began with nine laps left.

Smith got around Esh for second with four laps remaining and although he was able to close in on the leader by the finish Wolfe took the checkers by .588 seconds.

The victory put Wolfe in a tie with Greg Hodnett for the speedweek series title as both drivers ended the night with 895 points and just one show to go on the series schedule.

Esh settled for third followed by 10th starter Hodnett and Curt Michael.

Sixth through 10th went to 13th starter Mike Erdley, Brent Marks, Blane Heimbach, 23rd starter Danny Dietrich and Kyle Reinhardt.

Heats went to Blaney, Kyle Moody, Esh and Nate Snyder with Reinhardt taking the consolation race.

Newport’s Tim Fedder led the first eight laps of the 20-lap late model feature before Parks took control on a lap eight restart.

Parks was in third for that restart, having just lost the spot to Mike Lupfer before the caution, but when action resumed Parks made up for his loss of the second spot by blasting by both the second and first place cars to take the lead with 11 laps to go.

Once in front Parks pulled away to his seventh career checkers at the track by .599 second ahead of Lupfer, who took the spot with six laps to go.

Mitch Hack rode home third followed by Tim Smith Jr. and Justin Kann.

Brett Schadel went to the rear on the first lap and rebounded to cross the line sixth at the finish followed by Fedder, Lindsay Barton, Scott Flickinger and Eric Zembower.

Heats went to Parks, Nick Dickson and Hack.

Powell led all 15 laps of the xtreme stock feature.

He held off Bob Bussey for the entire distance to pick up the win with Bussey staging a final lap charge to steal the victory.

Jason Zook, Mike Goodwin and Craig Dodson rounded out the top five finishers.

Race Results:

7/5/14

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Lucas Wolfe, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Doug Esh, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Curt Michael, 6. Mike Erdley, 7. Brent Marks, 8. Blane Heimbach, 9. Danny Dietrich, 10. Kyle Reinhardt, 11. Kyle Moody, 12. Dylan Cisney, 13. Mike Wagner, 14. Chad Layton, 15. Steve Buckwalter, 16. Nate Snyder, 17. Pat Cannon, 18. Austen Wheatley, 19. Ryan Smith, 20. Davey Sammons, 21. Rick Lafferty, 22. Nicole Bower, 23. Logan Wagner, 24. Dave Blaney

DNQ: Aaron Ott, Tyler Bear, Ryan Taylor, Joey Hershey, Curt Stroup, Scott Wilson, Trenton Sheaffer, Dave Hahn, Dustin Baney, Lance Dewease

Late Models, 20 laps:1. Matt Parks, 2. Mike Lupfer, 3. Mitch Hack, 4. Tim Smith Jr., 5. Justin Kann, 6. Brett Schadel, 7. Tim Fedder, 8. Lindsay Barton, 9. Scott Flickinger, 10. Eric Zembower, 11. Pancho Lawler, 12. Trent Brenneman, 13. Dustin Hoffman, 14. Patrick Bryner, 15. Waylon Wagner, 16. Danny Snyder, 17. Jason Schmidt, 18. Tim Gray, 19. Travis Wilson, 20. Nick Dickson. 21. Mike Mort, 22. Tim Wilson, 23. Chuck Haydt Jr., 24. Tim Murphy

Xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Bill Powell, 2. Bob Bussey, 3. Jason Zook, 4. Mike Goodwin, 5. Craig Dodson, 6. Deron Henry, 7. Darien Trego, 8. Johnny Palm, 9. Karl Miller, 10. Floyd Sheetz, 11. Mark Auker, 12. Tyler Amtower, 13. Pete Leister, 14. Matt Wampler, 15. Craig Imes

 

 

 

Saturday, July 5, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., July 12, 2014 (7:30 PM) – KIDS NIGHT – 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and All American Outlaws

Thur., July 17, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – WORLD OF OUTLAWS (No Rain date)

Sat., July 19, 2014 – NO RACING

DOUG HAMMAKER SCORES FIRST CAREER WIN IN LINCOLN 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP;

MIKE WAGNER TAKES PASS RACESAVER 305 SPRINT FEATURE; CHRIS SPIDLE WINS LEGENDS FEATURE

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/5/2014 – Doug Hammaker took advantage of a lucky break on the final lap to score his first career win in the 25-lap “358” sprint car championship at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

Points handicapping placed Hammaker fourth for the start, and he was third behind pole sitter Troy Wagaman, Jr. and front row starter Brie Hershey at the end of the first lap. He drove around Hershey for the runner-up spot on a second-lap restart and then caught Wagaman for the lead on lap three. Though he led the rest of the way, he had to hold ninth-starting Kevin Nouse from the fourth lap on.

Nouse actually took the lead from the Delco Designs/Farnsworth Used Auto Parts #66 in heavy lapped traffic heading up the backstretch of the final lap, only to have the caution come out for Chris Arnold, who came to a stop in turn two. That gave the lead and a clear track back to Hammaker for the one-lap dash to the finish, and Hammaker hung on for a .65-second win over the Central PA Point Series leader and claim the $1,500 top prize.

Ryan Wilson came from 15th starting spot to pass Lincoln points leader Chase Dietz on the final lap and cross third, with Dietz settling for fourth and Nike Young completing the top five. Sixth through tenth were Chandler Leiby, Wagaman, Jay Galloway, Hershey, and Tyler Ross, who came from the back after a 15th-lap spin on the backstretch.

Ross’s spin came on a restart which followed a collision between Dietz and Robbie Kendall, who got together while racing for third. That ended Kendall’s night. Dietz kept going and was awarded third for the restart.

Heats for the 30 358 sprinters were won by Ross, Leiby, and Hammaker, with Brian Allman winning the consolation.

Harrisonville’s Mike Wagner II won his second career Lincoln race in the 20-lap Pennsylvania Sprint Series RaceSaver 305 sprint car feature. An inversion of three put Wagner on the pole, and, despite late-race pressure from Kody Lehman and another one-lap shootout, Wagner led every lap, crossing 2.81 seconds ahead of Lehman.

Third through fifth were John Braim, Mark Watkins, and Colby Dice.

Heats for the 25 PASS RaceSaver 305 Sprints were won by Ian Detweiler, Erin Statler, and Wagner.

Marysville’s Chris Spidle started on the pole and led every lap of the 15-lap Central PA Legends feature.

Like Wagner in the PASS sprints, he started on the pole by virtue of an inversion draw of three. And like Wagner, Spidle received heavy pressure from Lucas Montgomery and tenth-starting Bob Stough and had to hold them off over a final-lap shootout.

It was Spidle’s first career Lincoln win and third career win overall.

Montgomery and Stough finished second and third, with Bill Diehl and Chad Earnst completing the top five.

Heats for the 30 Central PA Legends were won by Montgomery, Diehl, and Chris Spidle, with Rick Hartwig winning the consolation.

Next Saturday, July 12th at 7:30 PM, it will be KIDS NIGHT! The 410 sprinters will be joined by the 358 Sprints and All American Outlaws. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with heat racing getting underway at 7:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP

Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 66-Doug Hammaker ($1,500); 2. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 2D-Chase Dietz; 5. 91-Niki Young; 6. 119-Chandler Leiby; 7. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 8. 27-Jay Galloway; 9. 97-Brie Hershey; 10. 23J-Tyler Ross; 11. 28-Matt Findley; 12. 21-CJ Tracy; 13. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 14. 5A-Brian Allman; 15. 47-Michael Hamer; 16. 11-Leah Starner; 17. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 18. 29-Chris Arnold (DNF); 19. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 20. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF); 21. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF); 22. 5-Phil Walter (DNF); 23. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 24. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Troy Wagaman, Jr. (1-2), Doug Hammaker (3-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 23J-Tyler Ross; 2. 2D-Chase Dietz; 3. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 4. 21-CJ Tracy; 5. 47-Michael Hammer; 6. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF); DNS – 11-Leah Starner (DNF), 13-Ryan Higgins. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 91-Niki Young; 4. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 5. 27-Jay Galloway; 6. 29-Chris Arnold; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 9. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); DNS – 35-Tyler Esh. No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 97-Brie Hershey; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 4. 5-Phil Walter; 5. 29-Ryan Wilson; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 8. 10-Zach Euculano; 9. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 10. 6S-Bill Sherman. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 5A-Brian Allman; 2. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 3. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 11-Leah Starner; 7. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 8. 6S-Bill Sherman; 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; DNS – 16-Matt Campbell. No Time

PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 55-Mike Wagner, II; 2. 47-Cody Lehman; 3. 44-John Braim; 4. 36-Mark Watkins; 5. 17A-Colby Dice; 6. 2-Erin Statler; 7. 57-Jeff Miller; 8. 18-Ian Detweiler; 9. 35-Tyler Lebo; 10. 75-Dusty Shatzer; 11. 24-Lance Newlin; 12. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 13. 29-James Pryde; 14. 88-Greg Dobrosky; 15. 26V-Sean Kirkpatrick; 16. 31-Donnie Hendershot (DNF); 17. 11Z-Zach Newlin (DNF); 18. 39-Eric Parker (DNF); 19. 33-Paul Snyder (DNF); 20. 66-Russell Hammaker (DNF); 21. 65-Cale Griffin (DNF); DNS – 70L-Kyle Lloyd, 36D-Wayne Dodetto, 16-John Bott. No Time

Lap Leaders – Mike Wagner, II (1-20)

1st Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 18-Ian Detweiler; 2. 35-Tyler Lebo; 3. 44-John Braim; 4. 11Z-Zach Newlin; 5. 70L-Lyle Lloyd; 6. 26V-Sean Kirkpatrick; 7. 39-Eric Parker; 8. 88-Greg Dobrosky; 9. 65-Cale Griffin (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 2-Erin Statler; 2. 47K-Kody Lehman; 3. 36-Mark Watkins; 4. 24-Lance Newlin; 5. 66-Russell Hammaker; 6. 33-Paul Snyder; 7. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 8. 59-Alex Schanz (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 55-Mike Wagner, II; 2. 57-Jeff Miller; 3. 17A-Colby Dice; 4. 75-Dusty Shatzer; 5. 29-James Pryde; 6. 31-Donnie Hendershot; DNS – 36D-Wayne Dodetto, 16-John Bott. No Time

LEGENDS:

Feature (15 Laps) – 1. 09-Chris Spidle; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 07-Bob Stough; 4. 53-Bill Diehl; 5. 85-Chad Earnst; 6. 13-Jacob Feltch; 7. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 8. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 9. 38-Rick Miller; 10. 51-Travis McClelland; 11. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 12. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 13. 35-Keith Hartwig; 14. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 15. 19-Travis Perry; 16. 94T-Greg Burd; 17. 18-Chris Transeau; 18. 3M-Chris McKinney; 19. 9-Rick Hartwig; 20. 56-Mike Gable (DNF); 21. 90-Scott Spidle (DNF); 22. 48-Jason Rochelle (DNF); 23. X-Justice Forbes (DNF); 24. 86-Dave Miller (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Chris Spidle (1-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 3. 38-Rick Miller; 4. 07-Bob Stough; 5. 35-Keith Haring; 6. 51-Travis McClelland; 7. 90-Scott Spidle; 8. 86-Dave Miller; 9. 45-Andy Whaling; 10. 33-Chris Ward. Time – 2:05.82

2nd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 4. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 5. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 6. 13-Jacob Feltch; 7. X-Justice Forbes; 8. 9-Rick Hartwig; 9. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 10. 39-Adam Meier. Time – 2:06.47

3rd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 09-Chris Spidle; 2. 18-Chris Transeau; 3. 48-Jason Rochelle; 4. 56-Mike Gable; 5. 3M-Chris McKinney; 6. 94T-Greg Burd; 7. 19-Travis Perry; 8. 97H-George Hanson; 9. 93-Dave Miller; 10. 5X-Brian Racine. Time – 2:05.87

Consolation (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 9-Rick Hartwig; 2. X-Justice Forbes; 3. 90-Scott Spidle; 4. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 5. 19-Travis Perry; 6. 86-Dave Miller; 7. 39-Adam Meier; 8. 33-Chris Ward; 9. 45-Andy Whaling; 10. 93-Dave Miller; DNS – 97H-George Hanson, 5X-Brian Racine. No Time

 

 

KENDALL SCORES THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

Hanover, PA (07/04/14) –It was Robbie Kendall’s night at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

Kendall started on the pole and drove away from the field in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature, crossing under the checkered flag less than a half-second off the track record in a non-stop time of 6 minutes, 4.47 seconds for his third win of the year at the McSherrystown oval.

“These guys had this thing hooked up tonight,” said Kendall upon exiting the Mike Parris-owned Turning Stone Resort & Casino/Vermeer Mid-Atlantic/Wurtzer’s Garage #55 in victory lane, “We tore cars up the last two times out, and it’s just a pleasure to finish one.”

The Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown night feature saw Kendall and Ryan Wilson start on the front row. Kendall grabbed the lead at the outset and never looked back.

“We caught lapped cars at the right time tonight,” said Kendall.

And lapped cars there were, with only six of the 16 sprinters finishing on the lead lap.

Wilson ran second until slipping in turns one and two and losing the runner-up spot to third-starting Dwight Leppo, who finished a career-best second at the finish.

Four-time winner and Trail-Way points leader Brad McClelland started sixth and was challenging Leppo for second when he dove into the infield on lap 21.

That put Wilson back in third, and that’s where he finished, with Jeff Rohrbaugh crossing fourth in the Shane Smith #00 and last week’s winner Isaac Sneeringer rounding out the top five. The other car on the lead lap was Seth Kearchner.

Heats for the “358” sprint cars were won by McClelland and Sneeringer.

Dan Furman raced to his third win of the year in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Furman started seventh and took the lead from outside front row starter David Johnson on lap four.

Last week’s winner Michael Goodwin started last in the 11-car field and caught Larry Landis for second on the ninth lap. Pat McClane moved past Landis for third on the same lap, but then lost an axle and wheel on lap 16, handing the spot back over to Landis, who held the spot the rest of the way.

Fourth and fifth were ninth-starting Chad Stine and Joey Harrison.

Qualifiers for the street stocks were won by Landis and Jeremy Stremmel.

Scott Rickrode started on the pole and led every lap of the 15-lap Penn-Mar Vintage Race Car Club’s Scott Coghill Memorial.

Curt Neiman, Rick Pastor, Pete Cobb, and Mark Rickrode rounded out the top five.

It was a perfect night for Rickrode, who also won the lone qualifier for the eight vintage cars.

Brothers Jason and Matt Chronister finished first and second in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

It was Jason’s first win of the year. He started sixth and took the lead from outside front row starter Justin Oberlin on lap three. Brother Matt started 12th and took second from Cody Klinedinst on the next-to-last lap. Klinedinst, with heavy smoke pouring from the car, faded to fifth at the end.

Ricky Weaver, Jr. crossed third, with Tom Senseney, Jr. fourth.

Heats for the 18 limited stocks were won by Senseney and Aaron Levin.

Next Friday (7/11), Trail-Way Speedway will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, 600cc Micros and ACMS 600 Micros. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway July 4, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 55 Robert Kendall; 2. 4 Dwight Leppo; 3. 29 Ryan Wilson; 4. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer; 6. 30 Seth Kearchner; 7. 64 Randy Whisler; 8. 75 Todd Berkheimer; 9. 2 Dennis Gross; 10. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 11. 3J Cory Thornton; 12. 6R Brad Mc Clelland; 13. 9 Dalton Dietrich; 14. 10 Zach Euculano; 15. 90 Tyler Templin; 16. 66A Cody Fletcher. Time- 6:04.47 No Time.

Lap Leaders- Kendall (1-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R Brad McClelland; 2. 4 Dwight Leppo; 3. 10 Zach Euculano; 4. 55 Robert Kendall; 5. 75 Todd Berkheimer; 6. 90 Tyler Templin; 7. 19D Wyatt Hinkle DNF; 8. 66A Cody Fletcher DNS. Time – 2:24.72.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 29 Ryan Wilson; 4. 30 Seth Kearchner; 5. 3J Cory Thornton; 6. 9 Dalton Dietrich; 7. 2 Dennis Gross; 8. 64 Randy Whisler DNF. No Time.

 

 

Stevie Smith Trumps In Williams Grove Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial

7/4/14

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Stevie Smith chased Brian Montieth through lapped traffic for the first 26 laps of the Mitch Smith Memorial Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.

Smith then drove under Montieth in turn three and emerged the leader on lap 27 and would control the final three laps to take home the $10,000 paycheck in the sixth race of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek.

Montieth and Smith shared the front row for the start of the 30-lap main event and Montieth grabbed the lead off turn two.

“Fred and I talked about it and he said if Montieth gets the lead, just run your groove and get with him and we did and we were able to slide by him,” said Smith. “It was a really good night. These guys are good with the set-ups and they do a really good job with the car. I’m getting more and more confident and it feels really good.”

Brent Marks drove by Chad Layton and into third. Montieth was racing around heavy lapped traffic and Smith was able to close.

Montieth momentarily cleared traffic and so did Smith, who was now about 10 car lengths back. Montieth didn’t have clear track very long as he caught traffic again with 10 laps completed

Montieth cleared three lapped cars and had a clear track again on lap 13. Smith and Marks were still caught behind a few lapped cars.

Montieth had an open track and then Smith cleared traffic as well. Marks was up to third and Donnie Kreitz moved by Layton and into fourth. Lucas Wolfe also drove by Layton and into the top five.

Montieth continued to hammer the cushion and Smith was checking out the bottom just a few car lengths back in lapped traffic.

Montieth slid by rookie Austin Hogue in turn one and scrubbed some speed. Smith was right there and as they raced into turn three, he was able to slide in front of him and take the lead with 27 laps completed. Smith maintained the lead through the first and second turns and down the backstretch.

Montieth blasted under Smith entering turn three and they traded the lead. Smith led Montieth at the line. Behind the race for the lead was Grove point leader Donnie Kreitz closing in.

Very heavy traffic was in front of the leaders, but the first caution flag of the race flew with two laps remaining for Mike Wagner who blew a right rear tire and stopped on the frontstretch.

Smith got a good restart and no slider came from Montieth as he and Kreitz went to the bottom.

Smith led under the white flag and rolled right through the middle of the turns. He would score the win as Montieth just held off Kreitz for second. Brent Marks and Lucas Wolfe were in the top five.

“We were too good, too early,” said Montieth. “I knew we were going to be in trouble. The car was really good the first 10 laps. I was trying to get as many lapped cars between us as I could. We should have started with the car tighter.”

Greg Hodnett, Cory Haas, Dave Blaney, Chad Layton and Doug Esh completed the top 10.

Wolfe set fast time over the 39-car field with a lap of 16.811 seconds. It was Wolfe’s fourth fast time during Speedweek competition. Kreitz, Layton, Marks and Montieth were the top five qualifiers.

The 10-lap heat races were won by Blaney, Haas, S. Smith and Marks. T.J. Stutts won the B-main.

Unofficial Speedweek Points

1. Greg Hodnett 760

2. Lucas Wolfe 712

3. Brent Marks 659

4. Danny Dietrich 649

5. Brian Montieth 559

Sprint Car Feature (30 laps): 1. Stevie Smith. 2. Brian Montieth. 3. Donnie Kreitz. 4. Brent Marks. 5. Lucas Wolfe. 6. Greg Hodnett. 7. Cory Haas. 8. Dave Blaney. 9. Chad Layton. 10. Mark Smith. 11. Doug Esh. 12. Danny Dietrich. 13. T.J. Stutts. 14. Austin Hogue. 15. Pat Cannon. 16. Curt Michael. 17. Adam Wilt. 18. Glenndon Forsythe. 19. Mike Wagner. 20. Austen Wheatley. 21. Curt Stroup. 22. Lance Dewease. 23. Darren Mollenyux. 24. Nicole Bower.

Did Not Qualify: Ryan Bohlke, Gerard McIntyre Jr., Kyle Reinhardt, Steve Buckwalter, Eric Tomecek, Adrian Shaffer, Troy Fraker, Rick Lafferty, Davey Sammons, Alan Krimes, Ryan Smith, Ryan Taylor, Scott Wilson, Tim Glatfelter, Aaron Ott.

 

 

Port Royal July 3 Speedweek Falls To Rain, Speedweek Returns July 5

7/3/14

Port Royal – With nearly 30 sprint cars signed in for PA Speedweek action on Thursday night at Port Royal Speedway, a relentless rain forced cancellation of the program at approximately 8:15 pm.

A torrent of rains and high winds pelted the speedway around 3 pm with sporadic rainfall lasting until 6 pm however oval officials opened the gates and pressed on, preparing the track in an effort to get the show underway and completed.

And considerable progress had been made with thoughts turning to engine starts when a few quick downbursts of rain in the very humid air ruined any chances of reclaiming the already saturated surface.

Rainchecks will be good for the PA Speedweek event coming up at Port Royal in just two days, on Saturday, July 5 at 7:30 pm. Gates will open at 4 pm.

Those adult general admission fans who wish to redeem their Thursday rainchecks for Saturday’s races will simply have to pay the $2 up charge between the face value of the $20 raincheck from Thursday and Saturday’s price of $22.

The entire Port Royal raincheck policy can be found on portroyalspeedway.com.

Saturday’s speedweek show on July 5 also includes the Enviroman Products/Jake’s Carts super late models plus a feature for the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks to close out the night.

Saturday’s speedweek winner will garner $5,000 for a 30-lap victory and $100 is up for grabs to the fast timer, courtesy of Packer’s Concessions of Centre Hall.

Prior to the races on Saturday, a free performance by Last Men Standing will take place on the stage behind the grandstand.

Last Men Standing is a local band that showcases rock music spanning from the 1950’s to now.

Adult admission Saturday for the super sprint/super late model show is JUST $22 and students are priced at JUST $5.

 

 

HAGERSTOWN SPEEDWEEK TRIUMPH FOR HODNETT MAKES IT TWO IN A ROW

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Scoring the triumph in Tuesday’s 24th Annual PA Sprint Car Speedweek event at Grandview, Greg Hodnett headed South of The Border to Hagerstown Speedway on Wednesday for night five of the series and ended the night in victory lane for the second consecutive night.

Hodnett was sixth quick in time trials and sat on the pole for the inverted six car field. Trailing Donnie Kreitz Jr. for the first 20 laps, he pulled the trigger on a lap 20 restart and that was all it took as he went the rest of the way to beat Lucas Wolfe by 1.75 seconds for the $5,000 victory and increased his series point lead.

“We just got really lucky on starting position and was able to take advantage of it,” Hodnett said. ”We brought out a new car Friday and have been struggling with it and struggling with it. We brought this one here today and we’re trying to figure it out. It’s a little different, but hopefully we can gain on it by the end of the week.”

Lucas Wolfe was the fast timer with a lap around the half mile oval in 15.208, short of the 14.945 record set by Mark Kinser in 1999.

Heat wins went to Hodnett, Brent Marks and night three Path Valley winner Brady Bacon while Danny Dietrich was the consolation winner.

When the green flag waved, Kreitz was like a rocket off the outside row as he exited the second turn hammer down with Hodnett, Mike Wagner and Wolfe beginning to give chase. As the field stretched out, Kreitz was to the rear by lap eight with a caution two laps later when Aaron Ott came to a stop.

Kreitz maintained control on the restart and pulled away but Hodnett began to close in when Kreitz was to the rear cars again on the 18th lap and Hodnett was to his back bumper. While they were working through several cars on the tail end, the yellow again waved when Wagner suffered a flat and was sitting in the third turn.

When the green put the field in motion this time, Hodnett charged under and quickly sped from the second turn and was stretching his lead while Wolfe ducked under for the runner up spot on the 22nd lap.

Hodnett was in total control the final ten circuits as Wolfe was not close enough to mount a challenge with Kreitz and Stevie Smith in the next positions while fifth place went to night one winner at Williams Grove, Danny Dietrich who came all the way from 19th starting position.

“Donnie had the wing back and was having problems keeping the front end off that curb,” Hodnett said. “From about laps 15 to 20 when we got into traffic, he had his wing back and was trying to run underneath it but his car wasn’t sticking quite as good and I think he was a little hesitant of getting in. I think his car couldn’t steer to be honest. He looked like he had to get the front end back down and I figured if I stayed close enough on the front straightaway, I was going to try it and if it worked, it worked and if it didn’t, I was going to run second, third, fourth, it didn’t really matter. So it just happened to stick and I blew across there and had enough momentum and came out the other side.”

Brent Marks finished sixth with Alan Krimes, Bacon, defending race winner Dave Blaney and Blane Heimbach completing the top ten.

Follow the speedway on Twitter and Facebook at Dirt Capitol LLC. The latest news, results, photos, schedule or rule changes can found be on the speedway’s website: www.hagerstownspeedway.com. Also check the website for any changes in weather conditions that may delay or cancel the program or contact the speedway office at 301-582-0640.

Hagerstown Speedway Results

24th Annual PA Sprint Car Speedweek – 30 Entries, 30 Laps, (Lap leaders: Donnie Kreitz Jr 1-20; Gregg Hodnett 21-30): 1.Gregg Hodnett, 2.Lucas Wolfe, 3.Donnie Kreitz Jr, 4.Stevie Smith, 5.Danny Dietrich, 6.Brent Marks, 7.Alan Krimes, 8.Brady Bacon, 9.Dave Blaney, 10.Blane Heimbach, 11.Gerard McIntyre, 12.Ryan Smith, 13.Curt Stroup, 14.Glenndon Forsythe, 15.Robbie Kendall, 16.Lance Dewease, 17.Mike Wagner, 18.Phil Walter, 19.Darren Mollenoyux, 20.Jordan Givler, 21.Joey Hershey, 22.Aaron Ott, 23.Austin Wheatly, 24.Tim Glatfelter, DNQ-Troy Fraker, Cory Haas, Wayne Dadetto, Jay Reichard, Kyle Pruit, Robbie Stillwagon

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES EVENT 112 WAS A THRILLER FOR FANS. . . . . . . . GREG HODNETT WINS MACH 1 CHASSIS SPRINT FEATURE AS DUANE HOWARD TOPS ALL IN PPB RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED FEATURE TUESDAY AT GRANDVIEW

It could very well go down as one of best nights of racing in 2014!

The large crowd on hand was thriller with two spectacular feature events Tuesday night at the Grandview Speedway as the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrated their twenty-fifth season. Greg Hodnett won the 35 lap Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week 410 sprint feature event presented by MACH1 Chassis as Duane Howard rebounded after a wild crash Saturday night to win the Pioneer Pole Buildings Race of Champions 60 lap feature event. Both feature events were spectacular with the feature winners in both events being decided on the final laps. For the one-hundred and twelfth event in Thunder on the Hill Racing, a total purse in excess of $50,000 was paid to the two divisions.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing welcomed a big turnout of racing fans as the event opened with the CnB Mushrooms 410 sprint time trials. Lucas Wolfe driving the ZEMCO sprint car set fast time, turning the one lap with a time of 12.032. The three 410 sprint qualifying events were won by Brent Marks, Austin Wheatley and Kyle Reinhardt.

The Modified Race of Champions qualifying event winners were Rick Laubach, Stew Friesen, Craig VonDohren and Duane Howard with the consolation victory going to John McClelland.

Both fields were set and the fast moving show was now ready to present the MACH 1 Chassis 35 lap sprint feature.

Greg Hodnett, driving the Mike Heffner sprint car set the early pace followed by Darren Mollenoyux and Lucas Wolfe. By lap seven Wolfe was second and chasing down Hodnett. Alan Krimes and Danny Dietrich were on their way to the front of the pack. On lap fourteen, Wolfe caught Hodnett and staged the first challenge for the lead with Alan Krimes racing in third.

As the halfway point of the race, Hodnett, Wolfe, Danny Dietrich, Krimes and Mollenoyux were the top five. On lap nineteen, Dietrich, using the outside lane, moved into second and he began to chase down the leader. On lap twenty-four, there were three cars racing under a blanket for the lead with Hodnett, Dietrich and Dewease in a battle. Lap after lap Dietrich rode the outside boiler-plate as he challenged Hodnett for the lead.

On lap twenty-four, Lucas Wolfe now joined the battle for the lead with Brent Marks just outside the top five. Hodnett, Dietrich and Wolfe were no in a three way battle for the lead. Dietrich made a challenge for the lead lap after lap then on lap twenty-eight, Lucas Wolfe moved into second. Wolfe now challenged for the lead and with just two laps to go, Hodnett and Wolfe crossed the line side-by-side. Hodnett held off the challenges of Wolfe to score his seventh career Thunder on the Hill victory and collected $5,000.

In the sixty lap PPB Race of Champions feature, pole sitter Stew Friesen led the first lap with Rick Laubach taking the top spot on lap two. The one and only caution flag of the race came out on lap two for Craig VonDohren who had a flat tire. On the restart, Friesen remained the leader with Laubach in the hunt. MeMe DeSantis passed Laubach for second on lap five, but one lap later, Laubach returned to second. Duane Howard, who flipped violently on Saturday night was in the hunt and running third.

On lap fifteen, a three car battle for the lead was unfolding between Friesen, Laubach and Howard. As the leaders approached lapped traffic, Friesen appeared to have an edge, pulling away from the rest of the field. As the field approached the halfway point of the race, Jeff Strunk was now reeling in the leaders, making it a four car race for win. As the field passed on lap thirty-eight, Friesen, Laubach, Howard and Strunk were now surrounded by slower traffic as the four drivers began to duke it out for the lead. Howard moved into second and began his job to reel in the leader.

It was a new race on lap forty as Rick Laubach became the new leader and by lap forty-two, Howard was second with Friesen third and hard charging Jeff Strunk was now running in fourth. With just ten laps to go, the race became more interesting as Laubach, Howard and Strunk were in the chase for the lead. Howard regained the lead on lap fifty-two and by lap fifty-six, Laubach was again back on top.

With three laps to go, Laubach, Howard and Strunk were not only dodging each other but a list of slower cars just ahead of the leaders. On lap fifty-eight, Howard took the lead with Laubach and Strunk side-by-side for second. With the checker flag waiving, Duane Howard took the victory to collect the $5,000 first place prize. Rick Laubach finished second followed by Jeff Strunk, Stewart Friesen and Keith Hoffman.

MACH 1 CHASSIS 410 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH 35 LAPS $5,000 TO WIN- --#27 Greg Hodnett, #1 Lucas Wolfe, #48 Danny Dietrich, #19m Brent Marks, #14 Lance Dewease, #89 Robbie Stillwaggon, #94 Ryan Smith, #87 Alan Krimes, #77au Darren Mollenoyux, #99 Brady Bacon, #44w Austin Wheatley, #747 Danny Sammons, #33 Curt Stroup, #21 Brian Montieth, #38 Scott Wilson, #20 Ryan Taylor, #92 Tyler Ross, #37 JJ Grasso, #5 Justin Barger, #51 Freddie Rahmer, #59 Alex Schantz, #21k Kyle Reinhardt

PPB RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED FEATURE FINISH 60 LAPS $5,000 TO WIN---#66 Duane Howard, #91 Rick Laubach, #4* Jeff Strunk, #1F Stewart Friesen, #26 Keith Hoffman, #86 Danny Johnson, #53 Mike Gular, #357 Matt Sheppard, #11 Craig VonDohren, #43 Keith Flach, #14w Ryan Watt, #21k Kyle Weiss, #117 Kevin Hirthler, #55 Anthony Perrego, #44 John McClelland, #1 Tyler Dippel, #7k Kevin Smith, #A1 Mike Kellner, #75 Lou Cicconi, #5* Tyler Siri, #323 Brian Houseknecht, #B4 Kyle Borror, #51m Dominick Buffalino, #118 Kyle Merkel, #88d Meme DeSantis, #323ov Neal Williams. Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES NEXT EVENT: Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints

 

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENTS. . . . .

410 SPRINTS & ROC MODIFIEDS SPECTACULAR DOUBLE HEADER AT THUNDER ON THE HILL TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 1 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

410 Sprints Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series 35 laps, $5,000 to win!

& Race of Champions Modifieds 60 laps, $5,000 to win!

Date: Tuesday, July 1

Time: Gates open at 5 PM Race Time Set for 7:30 PM

Where: Grandview Speedway 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Phone: Track 610-754-7688

Admission: Adults $25, Children 6-11 $10 5 and under Free $30 Pit Fee (no license required)

Things to know:

· Advance tickets may be reserved by calling 443 513 4456. Provide you name and number of tickets you will need. Tickets may be picked up and paid

for at the track after 3:30 PM

· Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstand at 4:30 PM, one half hour before general admission tickets go on sale.

· General admission tickets go on sale at 5 PM

· Check out the ¼ midget display at the main gate

· Meet & Greet featuring Ryan Watt (modified) and Ryan Smith (410 sprint) 4:30 to 5:45 PM at the main gate.

· Pre-Race Pit Tours ( free) Please sign up at the front gate

· Inside/Out Promotion (free) Watch the warm-ups from inside turn four. Please sign up at the front gate

· Win a date with Miss Motorsports Cassi Pinder. You and 5 friends will get Thunder VIP treatment at the Thunder Series event July 29

· Top sprint drivers to include, Greg Hodnett, Brady Bacon, Lance Dewease, Brett Marks, Mark Smith, Brian Montieth, Alan Krimes,

· Top modified drivers to include, Duane Howard, Matt Sheppard, Craig VonDohren, Bobby Varin, Danny Johnson, Stewart Friesen, Keith Flach, MeMe DeSantis,

· Frisbee give aways

· Koosie give aways

· Free Thunder T-shirts

· Spa treatment certificates

· Fireworks on the parade laps

· Visit the pits after the races to meet your favorite drivers

Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing

Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing.

Pioneer Pole Buildings will be the sponsor for the night as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents a huge sprint car and modified double-header. Additional event sponsors include MACH 1 Chassis, Window World of the Lehigh Valley and GALCO Business Communications. Pioneer Pole Buildings is the premier builder of post frame buildings in PA, NJ, DE, MD, WV, VA, and NY. Pioneer was founded in 1998, and has since built their business and quality reputation on providing customers with top quality buildings at very competitive prices. PPB place a high priority on creating a superior building experience for our customers, BEFORE... DURING... and AFTER construction.

Thunder fans anxious for pre-race action can sign up for free tours of the pit area, where selected drivers will be available to sign autographs, answer questions, and boast about their plans to conquer the famed 1/3-mile clay oval. Tours leave the grandstand area every 15 minutes with sign-ups available just inside the main entrance.

For fans looking for something a bit more exhilarating, there’s not a lot in life that can compare to watching a 410 Sprint Car blast past from just a few feet away. The Thunder on the Hill ‘Inside Out Experience’ gets fans inside the action – literally. Fans can sign-up free of charge to watch pre-race warm ups from inside turn four of the Grandview Speedway.

These unique opportunities lead to the co-main events: the 410 Sprint Cars and Race of Champions Big Block Modifieds will present a double header of exciting racing action. Time trials and qualifying races will set the lineup for the 35-lap 410 Sprint Car feature, while the Modifieds will draw for their qualifying race positions and compete in a 60-lap feature event.

All this coupled with games, prizes, contests, give-a-ways (and who can forget ‘Joe the Pizza Dude’ presenting full pies to lucky Thunder fans.) – will round out the evening. Fans are always encourage to visit the pits after the races for an up close meet and greet with their favorite drivers.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series has presented 111 events since 1990, paying out in excess of $3.7 million dollars at the Grandview Speedway located on Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA NAPA Auto Parts, the long standing Series Sponsor will have a picnic celebration at the first turn pavilion, with a large turnout of business partners and customers attending this event.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Hosts Duo Of PA Speedweek Shows This Week,

Holiday Races July 3 & 5 also offer music performances and AMA Pro Cyclists

6/29/14

Port Royal ? Port Royal Speedway will be the place for 24th annual PA Speedweek sprint car action this holiday weekend as the historic oval hosts a pair of series dates, on July 3 and July 5, at 7:30 pm.

The Thursday July 3 date will pay the speedweek winner of the 30-lap feature a hefty $7,000 and $100 for fast time has been posted courtesy of Packers Concessions.

Joining the Aumiller?s Insurance 410 sprints on the Thursday card will be the Gray?s Auto and Towing 355 econo late models.

Also slated for the Thursday night will be a special intermission exhibition by AMA Pro Flat Track motorcyclists.

Prior to the races AMA Pros Mikey Martin, Kenny Coolbeth Jr. and Stevie Bonsey among others will have their bikes on display behind the grandstand while signing autographs.

The speedweek series then swings right back to Port Royal on Saturday, July 5 for another round of hot speedweek action that also includes the Enviroman Products/Jake?s Carts super late models plus a feature for the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks to close out the night.

Saturday?s speedweek winner will garner $5,000 for a 30-lap victory and another $100 is up for grabs to the fast timer, again courtesy of Packer?s Concessions of Centre Hall.

Prior to the races on Saturday, a free performance by Last Men Standing will take place on the stage behind the grandstand.

Last Men Standing is a local band that showcases rock music spanning from the 1950?s to now.

General admission gates for both shows open at 4 pm.

Adult general admission for Thursday is set at just $20 with students ages 12 ? 18 priced at the always-low price of JUST $5.

Adult admission Saturday for the super sprint/super late model show is JUST $22 and again students are priced at JUST $5.

In a current tie with Mike Wagner for the point lead at Port Royal, Selinsgrove?s Blane Heimbach won the only speedweek date at Port Royal last season.

Heimbach won the season opener at the track this season while Wagner is still hunting for his first of the year.

In nine sprint car events to date this season at the track only Greg Hodnett has been able to repeat, having scored twice so far.

To date, seven super late model features have produced seven different winners at the track.

Previous Port Royal PA Speedweek feature winners: Jeff Shepard, 1998; Lance Dewease, 1999; Don Kreitz Jr, 2000; Keith Kauffman, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007; Mark Smith, 2003; Todd Shaffer, 2005; Fred Rahmer, 2006; Cody Darrah, 2008; Greg Hodnett, 2009, 2010, 2011; Justin Henderson, 2011; Tyler Walker, 2012; Blane Heimbach, 2013.

 

Williams Grove Is July 4th PA Speedweek Stop, 10G To Win Mitch Smith Memorial Slated

6/29/14

Mechanicsburg ? Williams Grove Speedway will host the biggest event of the 24th Pennsylvania Speedweek series this Independence Day, Friday, July 4 at 7:30 pm when it hosts the 26th annual Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars, paying a hefty $10,000 to win out of a purse worth over $30,000.

The Mitch Smith Memorial will be the second 2014 speedweek date slated for the track after Williams Grove began this year?s speedweek on June 27 when Danny Dietrich took an exciting victory worth $5,000.

Friday?s Mitch Smith Memorial will use time trials to set the field as do all speedweek events and the feature will be 30 laps in distance.

A special holiday fireworks display is also slated during the program.

The Saturday Series 358 late models will also be on the July 4 racing card.

The Mitch Smith Memorial began in honor of the late star in 1989.

Known affectionately to most as the ?Linglestown Leadfoot,? Smith was one of the most electric sprint car stars to ever grace the Cumberland County oval and the Central Pa region with his talents.

Perhaps his biggest claim to fame was his trumping of the world-renowned USAC sprint car stars when they came east to Williams Grove Speedway in 1971.

For comparison purposes, USAC was in 1971 what the World of Outlaws is to sprint car racing today.

They just simply didn?t get beat.

Except by Mitch Smith in Central Pa in 1971.

The USAC?ers were furious.

The PA drivers and fans were famous.

At the end of his four-decade career in 1978, Mitch Smith had amassed 179 overall total career feature wins including 27 in a sprint car and nine in a super modified at Williams Grove alone.

Smith drove for owners like Mary Flack in the Flying Tiger, John Regester, Gary Wasson and Al Hamilton in the famed No. 77.

After being felled by a massive heart attack in 1988, Smith was posthumously inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1995.

Fred Rahmer and Lance Dewease have done the best in the Smith Memorial over the years, each owning four victories.

Already a winner at the track this season on two occasions including just last week, Danny Dietirch is the defending winner of the Mitch Smith Memorial.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

MITCH SMITH MEMORIAL WINNERS

1989 Stevie Smith

1990 Joey Allen

1991 Don Kreitz Jr.

1992 Lance Dewease

1993 Keith Kauffman

1994 Fred Rahmer

1995 Lance Dewease

1996 Keith Kauffman

1997 Lance Dewease

1998 Todd Shaffer

1999 Fred Rahmer

2000 Don Kreitz Jr.

2001 Lance Dewease

2002 Greg Hodnett

2003 Greg Hodnett

2004 Fred Rahmer

2005 Fred Rahmer

2006 Jeff Shepard

2007 Greg Hodnett

2008 Doug Esh

2009 Daryn Pittman

2010 Daryn Pittman

2011 Alan Krimes

2012 Stevie Smith

2013 Danny Dietrich

 

 

 

Saturday, June 28, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PA SPEEDWEEK/15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., July 5, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, Central PA Legends, and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints

Sat., July 12, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – KIDS NIGHT – World of Outlaws Tune-up, 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and All American Outlaws

Thur., July 17, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – WORLD OF OUTLAWS (No Rain date)

MOODY HOLDS OFF USAC INVADER BACON FOR FIRST CAREER WIN IN LINCOLN PA SPEEDWEEK SHOW;

Bob Stough scores first career Lincoln win in Central PA Legends

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 6/28/2014 – Kyle Moody recovered from a rough start to come back in claim his first career 410 sprint car feature win and the $7,000 top prize in night #2 of PA Speedweek at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

After dropping to fifth on the first lap, Moody passed both USAC invader Brady Bacon and Tim Glatfelter on laps eight and nine to climb to his original starting spot.

While running third, Moody saw second-place Glenndon Forsythe bring out the red flag with a 360 airborne spin in turns three and four of lap 18. During the race stoppage, race-long leader Adam Wilt went to the pits with a flat right rear, placing Moody in the lead for the restart.

“God works in mysterious ways, doesn’t he?” said a jubilant Moody after his wing dance in victory lane, “What are the chances of losing both cars running in front of me? And not getting caught up in it was just amazing!.”

“On the start I totally fumbled up, and all those cars got by me…and I thought ‘Shoot, I don’t think I’m going to be able to get back up there,” said Moody, “There were a lot of good cars up there and I knew I had to bide my time. I knew I had a good car all night tonight. We were fighting some engine problems that were unknown, and I decided to put my head down and not worry about it…and keep running like we did.”

On his tail for the restart were Glatfelter and Bacon. Bacon caught Glatfelter for the runner-up spot with nine laps to go, and closed on the leader. But it was Moody’s night, as the ISSC/Kanson Electronics/Keener Coatings #99M crossed .72 seconds in front at the finish.

“It means everything,” said Moody of his Lincoln win, “This has been my dream since I was eight years old when I started coming here and this is it right here. A big thanks to Cory Laucks, who has made this thing a rocket ship this year. And thanks to my mom and dad and girlfriend for their support, and to a great crew. This is amazing!”

“It was great racing with Brady. He has a lot more seat time than I do. I saw him creep up to third and then second. I was watching for him. I was trying to stay smooth. That curb was crazy tonight. You could overdrive it in a heartbeat. I was watching the guys in front of me. It was slick. I just buckled down and held on.”

Seventh-starting Ryan Smith caught Glatfelter for third with two laps to go, and 23rd-starting Brian Montieth passed Glatfelter on the last lap for fourth. Sixth through tenth behind Glatfelter were Austin Hogue, 20th-starting Brent Marks, Lance Dewease, 22nd-starting Alan Krimes, and Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

A slowing track during time trials forced several top drivers to the rear of the feature field after coming out late for time trials.

Heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Wilt, Glatfelter, Moody, and Forsythe, with Steve Owings winning the B-Main. McIntyre set fast time over the 34-car field with a one lap time of 13.508 seconds (99.941 MPH).

Brian Montieth’s amazing run from 23rd to fourth put him in the PA Speedweek points lead after two shows with 259 points. The remainder of the top ten after night #2 are: 2. Alan Krimes (226), 3. Ryan Smith (216), 4. Brent Marks (205), 5. Greg Hodnett (199), 6. Danny Dietrich (196), 7. Lance Dewease (191), 8. Cory Haas (188), 9. Brady Bacon (176), 10. Kyle Moody (167).

After numerous second-place finishes, defending series champ Bob Stough of East Berlin scored his first career Lincoln win in the 15-lap Central PA Legends feature. Stough started third, led the first lap, yielded to fourth-starting Harlon Leppo on laps two and three, reclaimed the lead for good on lap four.

A race-long multi-car battle for the top spot ended with Jason Rochelle crossing second, with Lucas Montgomery, Bill Diehl, and Leppo rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 32 Central PA Legends were won by Diehl, Montgomery, and Leppo, with Travis McClelland winning the consolation.

Next Saturday, July 5th, with the 410 sprinters traveling for PA Speedweek activities, the 358 Sprints will headline the evening’s activities with their annual 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, a 25-lapper paying $1,500 to win. Also on the card are the Central PA Legends and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with racing action getting underway at 7:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PA SPEEDWEEK/15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL

Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 99M-Kyle Moody ($7,000); 2. 99-Brady Bacon; 3. 94-Ryan Smith; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 19M-Brent Marks; 8. 14-Lance Dewease; 9. 87-Alan Krimes; 10. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 11. 11C-Cory Haas; 12. 59-Jim Siegel; 13. 25-Aaron Ott; 14. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 15. 27-Greg Hodnett; 16. 35-Steve Owings; 17. 15-Adam Wilt; 18. 747-Davey Sammons; 19. 21T-Scott Fisher; 20. 37-JJ Grasso (DNF); 21. 5-Justin Barger (DNF); 22. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe (DNF); 23. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF); 24. 48-Danny Dietrich (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Adam Wilt (1-17), Kyle Moody (18-30)

1st Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 15-Adam Wilt; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 5-Justin Barger; 4. 99-Brady Bacon; 5. 19M-Brent Marks; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 16-Adrian Shaffer; 9. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF). Time – 2:22476

2nd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 77-Jessica Zemken; 8. 33-Curt Stroup; 9. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 99M-Kyle Moody; 2. 94-Ryan Smith; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett; 5. 747-Davey Sammons; 6. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 7. 92-Tyler Ross; 8. 56-Tim Wagaman. Time – 2:27.889

4th Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 37-JJ Grasso; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 25-Aaron Ott; 6. 35-Steve Owings; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 17B-Steve Buckwalter (DNF). Time – 2:31.717

B-Main (12 Laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 92-Tyler Ross; 6. 16C-Adrian Shaffer; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 33-Curt Stroup; 9. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF); 10. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 11. 77-Jessica Zemken (DNF); 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF); DNS – 17B-Steve Buckwalter, 56-Tim Wagaman. No Time

Time Trials – 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.508 seconds (99.941 MPH); 2. 14-Lance Dewease, 13.602; 3. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.627; 4. 35-Steve Owings, 13.662; 5. 99-Brady Bacon, 13.676; 6. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.707; 7. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.786; 8. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.815; 9. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.815; 10. 69-Tim Glatfelter, 13.829; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody, 13.831; 12. 37-JJ Grasso, 13.873; 13. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.916; 14. 21T-Scott Fisher, 13.917; 15. 747-Davey Sammons, 13.924; 16. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.929; 17. 5-Justin Barger, 13.930; 18. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.930; 19. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.944; 20. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.951; 21. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.954; 22. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.968; 23. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.991; 24. 17B-Steve Buckwalter, 14.029; 25. 16C-Adrian Shaffer, 14.047; 26. 87-Alan Krimes, 14.048; 27. 21-Brian Montieth, 14.048; 28. 25-Aaron Ott, 14.076; 29. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 14.230; 30. 77-Jessica Zemken, 14.270; 31. 56-Tim Wagaman, 14.294; 32. 69-Shane Hoff, 14.301; 33. 22T-Matt Boland, 14.405; 34. 33-Curt Stroup, 14.547.

LEGENDS:

Feature (15 Laps) – 1. 07-Bob Stough; 2. 48-Jason Rochelle; 3. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 4. 53-Bill Diehl; 5. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 6. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 7. 13-Jacob Feltch; 8. 38-Rick Miller; 9. 09-Chris Spidle; 10. 6X-Brad Mellot; 11. 51-Travis McClelland; 12. 8CR-Mason Cheney; 13. 18-Chris Transeau; 14. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 15. X-Justice Forbes; 16. 3M-Chris McKinney; 17. 0-Greg Burd; 18. 19-Travis Perry; 19. 20-Vern Houseman; 20. 91-Justin Mitchell; 21. 56-Mike Gable; 22. 7-CJ Quirk (DNF); 23. 85-Chad Earnst (DNF); 24. 44-Scott Gobrecht (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Bob Stough (1), Harlon Leppo (2-3), Bob Stough (4-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 3. 38-Rick Miller; 4. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 5. 3M-Chris McKinney; 6. 09-Chris Spidle; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 8. 85-Chad Earnst; 9. 19-Travis Perry; 10. 7-CJ Quirk; 11. 9-Rick Hartwig. Time – 2:02.60

2nd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 07-Bob Stough; 3. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 4. 6X-Brad Mellott; 5. 20-Vern Housman; 6. 8CR-Mason Cheney; 7. 91-Justin Mitchell; 8. 35-Keith Haring; 9. 39-Adam Meier; 10. 890-Tim Bauer (DNF); 11. 33-Chris Ward (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 48-Jason Rochelle; 3. 13-Jacob Feltch; 4. 0-Greg Burd; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. X-Justice Forbes; 7. 70-John Hall; 8. 56-Mike Gable; 9. 93-Dave Miller; 10. 42-Matt Gaughen; DNS – 5X-Brett Weidner. Time – 2:04.50

Consolation (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 51-Travis McClelland; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 91-Justin Mitchell; 4. 56-Mike Gable; 5. 7-C.J. Quirk; 6. 19-Travis Perry; 7. 9-Rick Hartwig; 8. 35-Keith Haring; 9. 93-Dave Miller; 10. 33-Chris Ward; 11. 42-Matt Gaughen; 12. 39-Adam Meier; 13. 70-John Hall; 14. 890-Tim Bauer; 15. 5X-Brett Weidner. Time - 2:05. 38

 

 

SNEERINGER WINS FIRST OF THE YEAR IN TRAIL-WAY 358S;

CRONRATH BEST OF 600CC MICROS;

GOODWIN TAKES STREET STOCKS; WES BROWN CLASSIC CAR WINNER;

MATT CHRONISTER SCORES FOURTH WIN IN LIMITED STOCKS

Hanover, PA (06/27/14) – The honeymoon continues for Hanover’s Isaac Sneeringer.

Just a few weeks back from his marriage to Monica, Sneeringer claimed his first win of the year in the “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“It’s been a while, and great to get to victory lane,” said Sneeringer upon exiting his DCI Racing/Todd A. Gosnell Paving #19Z, “That 6R is a helluva racer. I was happy to stay in front.”

Sneeringer started third and assumed the front spot when race leader Dwight Leppo spun in turn two of lap 14. He led the rest of the way, with four-time winner and points leader Brad McClelland crossing second.

Third through fifth were Seth Kearchner, 12th starting and hard charger Jeff Rohrbaugh (driving the Shane Smith #00), and Randy Whisler.

It was the fifth appearance of the year for Sneeringer, who thanked father Dave (car owner) and his crew in victory lane.

Tyler Buchenauer was uninjured in a turn two flip on lap three.

Heats for the 13 “358” sprinters were won by Rohrbaugh and McClelland.

Bret Cronrath started on the pole and led every lap of the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature.

The race was red-flagged for a five-car crash that resulted in a turn four flip by Travis Scott on the first lap. Scott was uninjured, but was unable to continue.

Dwayne Gutshall started third and chased Cronrath the entire way to finish second.

Third through fifth were seventh-starting Jim Young, 16th-starting Shawn Seifert, and 14th-starting David Holbrook, who took the points lead after the early departure of Brad Weber (who was involved in the first-lap crash and dropped from the field on lap six when he lost a wheel).

Qualifiers for the 17 micros were won by Scott and Gutshall.

Michael Goodwin claimed the win in a wild 20-lap street stock event that saw the Miner’s Machine cars of Dan Furman and Craig Wagaman battling with him for the top spot.

Wagaman came from the back twice in the event, moving up to third by lap five before suffering a flat tire on lap eight, going to the pits during his own caution, returning to advance to third by lap 14, and then sustaining another flat tire and hitting the turn two wall, ending his night on lap 16.

Furman started sixth and took the lead from polesitter David Johnson on lap two. He led four laps before Goodwin got by on lap six.

Furman settled for second, with Larry Landis, Johnson and Brian Blank, Jr. rounding out the top five. They were the only cars that finished the race.

Heats for the 12 street stocks were won by Furman and Todd Miller.

Brothers Wes and Roland Brown finished first and second in the 20-lap Classic Car feature.

Wes, from Manchester, MD, started sixth and took the lead from outside front row starter Matt Wallace on lap 10. Roland caught Wallace for the runner-up spot two laps later, with Wallace hanging on for third. Ron Grove and Steve Cantwell completed the top five.

Qualifiers for the 12 Classic Cars were claimed by Grove and Wallace.

Matt Chronister raced to his fourth win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock main event.

Chronister started ninth and became the fifth different leader of the race.

Robert Wellman led the first two laps from his outside front row starting spot before Kenny Startzman grabbed the lead. Wellman reclaimed the lead for laps five and six, then yielded to Shannon Weaver.

Weaver led through two cautions and two laps until Chronister took the lead for good on lap nine.

Eleventh-starting Cory Weishaar crossed second, followed by seventh-starting Ricky Weaver, Jr., tenth-starting Tom Senseney, and 12th-starting Chad Weaver, who recently returned from another tour in Afghanistan.

Heats for the 19 limited stocks were won by Matt Chronister and Mike Wolf.

Next Friday (7/4), it will be Camera & Autograph night as Trail-Way hosts the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, and Penn Mar Vintage Race Car Club for the Les Coghill Memorial. It will also be ARCH Night, with card-carrying members of the Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown receiving $2 off admission at the gate. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway June 20, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 6R-Brad McClelland; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 00-Jeff Rohrbaugh(Hard Charger); 5. 64-Randy Whisler; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 9. 4-Dwight Leppo; 10. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 11. 9C-Mill Case, Jr.(DNF); 12. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF); DNS: 55-Robbie Kendall. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Dwight Leppo (1-13); Isaac Sneeringer (14-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 00-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 55-Robbie Kendall(DNF); 6. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF); DNS: 66A-Cody Fletcher. No Time.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 5. 9C-Bill Case, Jr.; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:24.09.

600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 2. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 3. 8-Jim Young; 4. 1-Shawn Seifert; 5. 17D-David Holbrook; 6. 77-Larry Thompson; 7. 84-Colton Laughman; 8. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 9. 67-Justin Whittail; 10. 14K-Hannah Riser(DNF); 11. 10-Jeremy Glass(DNF); 12. 17-Brad Weber(DNF); 13. 87-Buddy Hines(DNF); 14. 16C-Cory McIntyre(DNF); 15. 13-Bo Gordon(DNF); 16. 07-Travis Scott(DNF); DNS: 89-Alyson Dietz. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Bret Cronrath (1-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 07-Travis Scott; 2. 14S-Bret Cronrath; 3. 4C-Cheyenne Topper; 4. 8-Jim Young; 5. 77-Larry Thompson; 6. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr.; 7. 84-Colton Laughman; 8. 67-Justin Whittail; 9. 89-Alyson Dietz(DNF). No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 2. 17-Brad Weber; 3. 14K-Hannah Riser; 4. 87-Buddy Hines; 5. 10-Jeremy Glass; 6. 16C-Cory McIntyre; 7. 17D-David Holbrook; 8. 1-Shawn Seifert(DNF). No Time.

Street Stocks

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 33-Michael Goodwin; 2. 5M-Dan Furman; 3. 3-Larry Landis; 4. 40K-David Johnson; 5. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.; 6. 28-Kelly Seal III(DNF); 7. 55-Patrick McClane(DNF); 8. 7M-Craig Wagaman(DNF); 9. 8-Jeremy Stremmel(DNF); 10. 99-Joey Harrison(DNF); 11. 6-Todd Miller(DNF); DNS: 2-Chad Stine. No Time.

Lap Leaders- David Johnson (1); Dan Fuman (2-5); Michael Goodwin (6-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 5M-Dan Furman; 2. 7M-Craig Wagaman; 3. 33-Michael Goodwin; 4. 99-Joey Harrison; 5. 28S-Kelly Seal III; 6. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.(DNF). Time 2:41.57.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6T-Todd Miller; 2. 3-Larry Landis; 3. 55-Patrick McClane; 4. 40K-David Johnson; 5. 2-Chad Stine(DNF); 6. 8-Jeremy Stremmel(DNF). No Time.

Classic Cars

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 86-Wes Brown; 2. 87-Roland Brown; 3. 578-Matt Wallace; 4. 09-Ron Grove; 5. 20-Steve Cantwell; 6. 07-Charlie Summers; 7. 12-Vincent Crocker; 8. 73-Neal Reamer; 9. 7-Billy Baker; 10. 29-Kurt Bangs; 11. 56-Keith Zimmerman; 12. 112-Steve Clemo. Time 6:46.03.

Lap Leaders- Matt Wallace (1-6, 9); Steve Clemo (7-8); Wes Brown (10-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 09-Ron Grove; 2. 07-Charlie Summers; 3. 73-Neal Reamer; 4. 12-Vincent Crocker; 5. 29-Kurt Bangs; 6. 87-Roland Brown(DNF). Time 2:43.28.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 578-Matt Wallace; 2. 112-Steve Clemo; 3. 86-Wes Brown; 4. 20-Steve Cantwell; 5. 7-Billy Baker; 6. 56-Keith Zimmerman. Time 2:44.65.

Limited Stocks

Feature (15 Laps)

1. 81-Matt Chronister; 2. 37-Cory Weishaar; 3. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 4. 1-Tom Senseney; 5. 2-Chad Weaver; 6. 00-Keith Dorsey II; 7. 88-Justin Oberlin; 8. 51-Shannon Weaver; 9. 32-Jeff Foster; 10. 89-Wesley Miller; 11. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 12. 55-Kory Shorb(DNF); 13. 95-Kyle Rohrbaugh(DNF); 14. 38-Jason Chronister(DNF); 15. 41-Robert Wellman(DNF); 16. 94-Kenny Startzman(DNF); 17. 69-Robbie Carroll(DNF); 18. 29-Mike Wolf(DNF); DNS: 10-Aaron Levin. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Robert Wellman (1-2, 5-6); Kenny Startzman (3-4); Shannon Weaver (7-8); Matt Chronister (9-15).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 81-Matt Chronister; 2. 51-Shannon Weaver; 3. 38-Jason Chronister; 4. 21-Ricky Weaver; 5. 37-Cory Weishaar; 6. 69-Robbie Carroll; 7. 10-Aaron Levin; 8. 00-Keith Dorsey II; 9. 89-Wesley Miller; 10. 55-Kory Shorb. No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 29-Mike Wolf; 2. 95-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 3. 94-Kenny Startzman; 4. 2-Chad Weaver; 5. 1-Tom Senseney; 6. 41-Robert Wellman; 7. 88-Justin Oberlin; 8. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 9. 32-Jeff Foster(DNF). Time 2:07.69.

 

 

 

Danny Dietrich Starts PA Speedweek With Close Williams Grove Victory

6/27/14

Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich pulled out the opening night Pennsylvania Speedweek victory at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off the furious charges of Brian Montieth to pick up the $5,000 sprint car payday.

Rick Lafferty led the opening laps from the second starting spot over polesitter Dietrich, Alan Krimes, Doug Esh and Montieth.

The races first caution flag unfurled on the fourth lap for a spin by Adrian Shaffer.

The restart turned to a red flag for Australian Darren Mollenoyux who barrel rolled onto the backstretch from the second corner, however escaping injury.

Montieth surely hated to see the start get called back by the red given the fact that he zoomed from fourth to second on the restart before the red unfurled.

Lafferty went back to work leading when action resumed following the red and held sway over the field until lap 14 when Dietrich went outside his black No. 0 in the third and fourth corner to take the lead with 11 laps to go in the 25 lapper.

Two laps later Montieth followed the Gettysburg driver into second and began driving down his advantage.

As the front duo began battling for control so to was there a battle for third between Lafferty and Esh.

But just as Esh was poised to take the spot on the 18th tour, he slipped over the cushion in the second turn, nearly looping his car while falling from a challenging fourth back to eighth, where he would finish.

In the meantime, Montieth was all over leader Dietrich and just after the pair crossed the stripe to record lap 24, Montieth put on a monstrous dive and slide job in the first corner that netted him the lead for the blink of an eye before Dietrich burst back around him on the cushion as the pair shot onto the backchute.

Montieth settled in for another run in the final corners but Dietrich rode into the turns in the middle groove before sliding up to the cushion to race to the checkers.

But just as Dietrich caught the turn four rough to drive off, his car twitched on the edge of the cushion allowing Montieth to drop underneath for a drag race to the checkers.

In the end Dietrich held on for the victory by .190 seconds.

“Now that’s exciting,” Dietrich said before exiting his sprinter.

“I knew Brian was there. I could hear him. I knew I was gonna’ get slid in one and two,” he said.

“You just drive in wide and high,” Dietrich said of knowing when there is a slide job coming like the kind Montieth attempted on the final lap.

“And then while he’s sliding you are driving forward.”

Montieth was second followed by Krimes, Don Kreitz Jr. and Greg Hodnett.

Sixth through 10th went to Lafferty, Lucas Wolfe, Esh, Cory Haas and Brent Marks.

Heats for the 34-car field went to Lafferty, Krimes, Esh and Dietrich with Ryan Smith taking the consolation race.

Wolfe set fast time with a quick lap of 16.687 seconds.

The feature was delayed in starting an hour by a power outage on the frontstretch that occurred just as the field was firing off.

June 27, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Brian Montieth, 3. Alan Krimes, 4. Don Kreitz Jr., 5. Greg Hodnett. 6. Rick Lafferty, 7. Lucas Wolfe, 8. Doug Esh, 9. Cory Haas, 10. Brent Marks, 11. Aaron Ott, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Steve Buckwalter, 14. Lance Dewease, 15. Blane Heimbach, 16. Pat Cannon, 17. Adam Wilt, 18. Chad Layton, 19. Brady Bacon, 20. Glenndon Forsythe, 21. Austin Hogue, 22. Justin Barger, 23. Adrian Shaffer, 24. Darren Mollenyoux.

DNQ: Curt Stroup, Logan Wagner, Mike Wagner, TJ Stutts, Ryan Bohlke, Scott Wilson, Jessica Zemken, Troy Fraker, Davey Sammons, Jay Reichard

 

 

ZEARFROSS THRILLS CROWD WITH FIRST SELINSGROVE SPRINT WIN OF 2014

RINE MAKES LATE-RACE PASS FOR THIRD LATE MODEL WIN; GARMAN SCORES FIRST CAREER PRO STOCK VICTORY; BISSINGER RETURNS TO WINNERS CIRCLE IN ROADRUNNERS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – In an exciting race that at one point produced a three-wide battle for the lead, Brock Zearfoss of Jonestown secured the front spot on lap 11 in Saturday night's 25-lap 360 sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway and drove to his first win of the season.

The win for Zearfoss, at the wheel of the Central Builders Supply No. 1-W, was his second career at the track and was worth $2,000.

Jeff Rine of Danville made a late-race pass for the lead in the 25-lap super late model feature for his third win of the year and 88th career at the track.

Derrick Garman of Loysville held off multiple challenges for the lead and scored his first career win at Selinsgrove Speedway in the 15-lap pro stock feature, while Keith Bissinger of Orangeville powered to his fourth win of the season in the 12-lap roadrunner race.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the URC-sanctioned Middleswarth Potato Chips Firecracker 30 for 358-360 sprint cars paying $2,500 to win plus super late models and pro stocks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28.

Polesitter Bobby Parrow took the early in the sprint car feature and was chased by fourth-place starter Ryan Kissinger. Kissinger and second-place starter Michael Walter II dueled for the runner-up position for several laps while sixth-place starter Brock Zearfoss joined the battle at the front of the pack.

On the sixth circuit, a three-wide race for the lead between Parrow, Kissinger, and Zearfoss unfolded through turns one and two. On a lap seven restart, Kissinger made a pass underneath Parrow in turn one to take the lead. Another torrid battle for the lead developed between Kissinger and Zearfoss, while an exciting wheel-to-wheel race was taking place for the top five positions between eighth-place starter TJ Stutts, fifth-place starter Derek Locke,and 10th-place starter Mark Smith.

On the 11th lap, Zearfoss attempted a pass on the low side through turns one and two but had to wait until turn four to make the winning pass using the outside line by Kissinger. Zearfoss then opened up a lead only to have Stutts make a spectacular effort to catch him in the final laps.

At the finish, Zearfoss was victorious by just 1.5 seconds over Stutts, Smith, Locke, and seventh-place starter Pat Cannon.

Front-row starter Hayes Mattern led the first lap of the late model feature over polesitter Pancho Lawler. On the second circuit, fourth-place starter Jerry Bard moved into the second position and started to reel in Mattern. With five laps completed, Mattern was leading Bard, third-place starter Matt Cochran, Lawler, and sixth-place starter Donnie Schick.

On the ninth circuit, Bard was in striking distance and made a pass for the lead by Mattern using the outside lane in turn two. At the halfway point, Bard had a solid lead over Mattern, ninth-place starter Jeff Rine, Cochran, and fifth-place starter Tony Adams. With 10 laps to race, Rine advanced to second and quickly gained real estate on Bard.

Rine made the winning pass by Bard using the inside groove racing off turn four on lap 22. Once in front of the pack, Rine stretched his lead and posted a 2.2-second margin of victory over Bard, seventh-place starter Jim Yoder, Adams, and Schick.

Second-place starter Kurt Wray powered into the lead at the start of the pro stock feature. Wray was trailed by fourth-place starter AJ Stroup for the first two laps until both AJ and his teammate and polesitter Nate Stroup withdrew from the race. Sixth-place starte Derrick Garman took over the second position and set his sights on Wray while 10th-place starter Nathan Long advanced to third.

On the sixth circuit, Wray's car bobbled off the fourth turn and allowed Garman and eighth-place starter Brad Mitch to race by. The final laps produced another suspenseful finish as Mitch pulled alongside of Garman for the lead and win in turn three on the final lap only to have a caution flag break up the battle. For the one-lap chase to the checkered flag, Garman won by just .44 of a second over Mitch, Andrew Shoop, Jamin Chapmin, and Jake Buck.

In the roadrunner feature, second-place starter Curtis Lawton led the first lap, only to bobble in the second turn and lose the spot to fifth-place starter Keith Bissinger on the second circuit. Bissinger set the pace the rest of the event while being chased by third-place starter John Fowler Jr. At the finish, Bissinger was victorious by 2.2 seconds over Fowler, Bob Bussey, Brian Johnson, and Butch Shaffer.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY - 21 June 2014 358/360 Sprint Cars -16 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 1W Brock Zearfoss 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 1 Mark Smith 4) 77 Derek Locke 5) 3 Pat Cannon 6) 76 Larry Kelleher 7) 66 Ryan Kissinger 8) 49 Mike Walter 9) F5 Mark Bittner 10) 3Z Bobby Parrow 11) 71C Charlie Anderson 12) 29S Derek Steward 13) 33W Michael Walter II 14) 99K Cody Keller 15) 100 Jeff Lebowski 16) 29 Jason Shultz Heat Winners: Ryan Kissnger, Cody Kelleher Late Models – 15 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 26 Jerry Bard 3) 27 Jim Yoder 4) 88 Tony Adams 5) 6 Donnie Schick 6) 2 Steve Campbell 7) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 8) 99Z Dave Zona 9) 24 Dylan Yoder 10) 61 Ken Trevitz 11) 16 Matt Cochran 12) 93 Pancho Lawler 13) 9 Hayes Mattern 14) 3 Jim Bernheisel 15) 45 Eric Hons Heat Winners: Matt Cochran, Hayes Mattern Pro Stocks – 16 Entries 15 Lap A-Main: 1) 111 Derrrick Garman 2) 10M Brad Mitch 3) 8S Andrew Shoop 4) 1C Jamin Chapman 5) 11 Jake Buck 6) 63 Nathan Long 7) 71 Kurt Wray 8) 2C Adam Campbell 9) 01 David Berry 10) 83 Matt Wilson 11) 3 Brandon Moser 12) 26 AJ Stroup 13) 26S Nate Stroup 14) 28 Dan Condo 15) 28J Jeff Ceballo 16) 1 Rick Bixler Heat Winners: Kurt Wray, AJ Stroup Roadrunners – 9 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 11 Keith Bissinger 2) 02 John Fowler 3) 76 Bob Bussey 4) 201 Brian Johnson 5) 7 Butch Shaffer 6) 22 Ricky Buss 7) 28 Curtis Lawton 8) 89 John Schoch 9) 8K Jeremy Kline

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade kicked off the summer with all three tracks that host the 358 division in action this weekend. Friday night saw Robbie Kendall and Adrian Shaffer both score their 2nd wins of the season at Trail Way and Williams Grove Speedway's. Series point leader Kevin Nouse would score another top 3 finish at Williams Grove Speedway while Brad McClelland who has been keeping pace with Nouse for the Championship stormed through the field at Trail Way to score a runner Up finish. Nouse who scored a big win Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway lost only 10 points this week to McClelland in the season long points chase. With the wins on Friday night both drivers moved back into the top 10 in points. Saturday night one of the young rising stars of Central PA sprint car racing Matt Campbell would pick up his 2nd win of the season in a thrilling feature at Lincoln Speedway. The win also helped Matt climb closer to the point leaders who have been in control of the series standings most of the season. The big gainer this week was 2009 Series Champion Jeff Rohrbaugh who since coming back after early season troubles has 2 wins (on the same weekend) and a string of top 5 finishes to help him climb to just outside the top 10 with a lot of racing yet to go in 2014. Jeff along with youngsters Chase Dietz (a 2 time winner in 2014), and Chandler Leiby are going to make it tough on the point leaders in the summer months.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -515 Pts. (5 Win) 2. Brad McClelland - 439 Pts. (4 Win) 3. Chase Dietz -355 Pts. (2 win) 4. Matt Campbell -337 Pts. (2 win) 5. Chandler Leiby -315 Pts. 6. Niki Young -274 Pts. (1 win) 7. Robert Kendall - 266 Pts. (2 Win) 8. Tyler Esh - 227 - Pts. 9.Brock Zearfoss - 211 Pts. (1 win) 10.Adrian Shaffer - 207 Pts. (2 Win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are...

June 27th Trail Way Speedway July 4th Trail Way Speedway July 5th Lincoln Speedway July 11th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway July 12th Lincoln Speedway July 18th Trail Way Speedway July 25th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway July 26th Lincoln Speedway

 

 

Williams Grove Speedway Opens 24th PA Speedweek Series Friday

Oval hosts two series races including $10,000 to win Mitch Smith Memorial on July 4

6/22/14

Mechanicsburg –Williams Grove Speedway will kick off the 24th annual Pennsylvania Speedweek series for 410 sprint cars this Friday night, June 27 at 7:30 pm.

The show will start the annual series that boasts a total of nine shows at area ovals in 10 days.

The June 27 speedweek opening program will also be part of the 2014 Williams Grove Speedway Hoosier Diamond Series.

The speedweek opener at Williams Grove will be the first of two series shows at the track again this season as the oval returns one week later on July 4 with the 26th annual Mitch Smith Memorial paying $10,000 to win the 30-lap feature event.

This week’s race will go 25-laps in distance and pay $5,000 to the winner.

The June 27 speedweek race will also feature an exhibition of restored racecars as put on display by the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.

The show will include time trials for the 410 sprints as is the case with all speedweek series events.

So far this season in 410 sprint action at Williams Grove a total of nine different drivers haven driven to victory in 10 events.

Daryn Pittman swept the two-day outlaws races in May while other winners have been Gerard McIntyre Jr., Doug Esh, Danny Dietrich, Stevie Smith, Steve Buckwalter, Greg Hodnett, Don Kreitz Jr. and most recently Brian Montieth on June 20.

Last year Hodnett took the series-opening race at Williams Grove while Dietrich claimed the prestigious Mitch Smith Memorial a week later.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Fuller Wins Port Royal NDRL Northeast Late Model Cash, Cisney Wins One For Juniata County Fans In Sprints, Snook Gets Econos

6/21/14

Port Royal – Tim Fuller of Watertown, Ny., scored a rich payday at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, besting a stellar 35-car NDRL Late Model field with a powerful move by Mason Zeigler for the lead and victory, worth $3,000.

In the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature, Dylan Cisney poured some local flavor into victory lane by holding off Doug Esh for the win as a hometown favorite.

And in the 355 econo late model division Todd Snook took his first checkers of the season.

Fuller started fifth in the 30-lap NDRL Northeast late model field as Mason Zeigler started on the pole.

Zeigler, a 21-year old gasser from Chalk Hill who set a new one-lap track record for late models earlier in the night, took control when the race got underway over fourth starter Jared Miley of South Park.

The only caution flag of the race unfurled with five laps in the book and the restart saw NDRL Northeast point leader Keith Barbara of South Park race into second but fail to challenge Zeigler for the lead.

Fuller began coming to life near the halfway point of the race, using the high groove to complete his advances, taking over third from Miley on the 14th tour.

He got by Barbara with 14 laps to go and set his sights on leader Zeigler who was blasting around the bottom of the track.

Zeigler then moved up to the top groove as Fuller pulled up on this back bumper but by that time Fuller was into his rhythm and there was only one more spot for him to conquer.

Fuller pulled the trigger on Zeigler with a low dive in the third corner before pulling a slide job to complete the pass after catching the cushion in the fourth turn with 11 laps left.

Once in front Fuller entered the backmarkers with seven laps to go and only once did Zeigler get close enough to think about mounting a challenge but after the lapped traffic separated Fuller was again able to jet away, taking his first career Port Royal victory by 1.658 seconds.

Zeigler finished second followed by Miley, Barbara and Dan Stone of Thompson.

Sixth through 10th went to Jamie Lathroum, Mechanicsville, Md.; Jason Cover, York Haven; Mike Lupfer, Shermansdale; Tim Wilson, McClure; and Max Blair, Centerville.

Heats went to Blair, Lathroum, Wilson and Zeigler with Jason Schmidt taking the B Main.

Zeigler set a new one lap track record in qualifications with a time of 18.072 seconds.

Perhaps picking up where Keith Kauffman’s retirement left off in exciting the hometown fans, hometown driver Dylan Cisney started on the pole of the 410 sprint main with Dave Ely chasing him in second when the race began.

This race too was only slowed by one caution flag, just shy of the halfway point with 12 laps completed.

Curt Stroup held third spot early before sixth starter Doug Esh took the position with three away.

The leaders entered the backmarkers on the eighth lap with Cisney circling the high side of the speedway in near flawless form.

At the restart on lap 12, eighth starter Rick Lafferty was sitting fourth with fifth starter Blane Heimbach still in fifth spot.

Cisney pulled away from Ely when action resumed as Esh labored for second, finally getting the spot with three laps to go after the race again entered lapped traffic with five laps remaining.

Heimbach followed Esh through for position with three laps to go and the pair rapidly began closing on Cisney.

As the leader crossed the stripe for the white flag, Esh was poised to make a strong move for control but a small slip on the cushion in the second turn cost him just enough momentum entering the third corner to prevent a pass for the win.

Cisney instead enthralled the local supporters from Juniata County when he took the win by .491 seconds with Esh a challenging second followed by Heimbach, Ely and ninth starter Mike Wagner.

Sixth through 10th went to Lafferty, Greg Hodnett, 13th starter Mike Erdley, Curt Stroup and fourth starter Chad Layton.

Heats went to Layton and Stroup.

Todd Snook took the lead during the mid stages of the 15-lap econo late model main to record his first win of the season at the track in the new division.

Tim Krape came to second but failed to challenge for the win.

Newcomer Curtis Heath finished third followed by Eric Irvin and Cody Butterbaugh.

Sixth through 10th went to Harold Ranck, Jared Fulkroad, Shaun Miller, Lucas Bryner and Danny Sollers.

Race Results:

6/21/14

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Dylan Cisney, 2. Doug Esh, 3. Blane Heimbach, 4. Dave Ely, 5. Mike Wagner, 6. Rick Lafferty, 7. Greg Hodnett, 8. Mike Erdley, 9. Curt Stroup, 10. Chad Layton, 11. Nate Snyder, 12. Scott Wilson, 13. Davey Sammons, 14. Alex Schanz, 15. Trenton Sheaffer, 16. Dave Hahn, 17. Dustin Baney, 18. Joey Hershey

Late Models, 30 laps:1. Tim Fuller, 2. Mason Zeigler, 3. Jared Miley, 4. Keith Barbara, 5. Dan Stone, 6. Jamie Lathroum, 7. Jason Covert, 8. Mike Lupfer, 9. Tim Wilson, 10. Max Blair, 11. Brett Schadel, 12. Mitch Hack, 13. Andy Haus, 14. Mike Knight, 15. Justin Kann, 16. Trent Brenneman, 17. Jeff Miller Sr., 18. Lindsay Barton, 19. Jason Schmidt, 20. Nick Dickson, 21. Eric Zembower, 22. Scott Haus, 23. Dustin Hoffman, 24. Matt Parks, 25. Tim Smith Jr.

DNQ: Patrick Bryner, Scott Flickinger, Tim Fedder, Austin Berry, Chris Casner, Mike Mort, Rance Garlock, Derrick Casner, Coleby Frye, Dylan Yoder

355 Econo Late Models, 15 laps: 1. Todd Snook, 2. Tim Krape, 3. Curtis Heath, 4. Eric Irvin, 5. Cody Butterbaugh, 6. Harold Ranck, 7. Jared Fulkroad, 8. Shaun Miller, 9. Lucas Bryner, 10. Danny Sollers, 11. Chase Bowsman, 12. Devin Hart, 13. Jason Nace, 14. Andrew Yoder, 15. Garrett Gray

 

 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

BAPS NIGHT

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., June 28, 2014 (Time Trials at 7:30 PM) – PA SPEEDWEEK Show/15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL: 410 Sprints ($7,000-to-win) & Central PA Legends

Sat., July 5, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, Central PA Legends, and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints

Sat., July 12, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – KIDS NIGHT – World of Outlaws Tune-up, 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and All American Outlaws

KENDALL SCORES FIRST CAREER LINCOLN WIN IN LINCOLN BAPS NIGHT 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE;

Matt Campbell gets pole in revenge draw, wins second of the year in “358” sprints;

Montgomery, Leppo both pick up their fourth Lincoln wins in Central PA Legends

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 6/21/2014 – Some people go to Disney World after a major sports accomplishment. Robbie Kendall is going to Cancun.

A day before leaving to celebrate his sister’s 21st birthday, Kendall scored his first career win in Saturday night’s BAPS Auto Paints and Supply Night 25-lap feature at Lincoln Speedway.

“It’s about time!” exclaimed Kendall upon exiting his family-owned Falter Fundraising/Crenshaw’s Auto Repair #55K in victory lane, “I can’t believe I’m here! If it wouldn’t be for my parents and our sponsors, I wouldn’t be.”

Time trials and an eight-car inversion put Kendall on the pole. He led every lap, despite late-race pressure from sixth-starting Brian Montieth over the second half of the event.

“I saw the ‘21’ on board early, and I just tried to focus on hitting my marks,” said Kendall.

Montieth drove between both Brent Marks and then Cory Haas to take second on lap three. At the time, Kendall enjoyed a 2.22-second lead. Montieth closed to within a second with five laps to go, one lap before Gerard McIntyre, Jr. flipped in turn three of lap 21. Until the red, the race had gone non-stop, and leaders were driving through heavy lapped traffic from lap nine on.

McIntyre was uninjured, but his flip while racing the Rahmer brothers for fifth place was the only stoppage of the event.

Kendall restarted in front of one lapped car, and held off Montieth by .65 seconds at the end, with Haas, BAPS driver Brent Marks, and Freddie Rahmer completing the top five. Sixth through tenth were Brandon Rahmer, Lance Dewease, Jim Siegel, Aaron Ott, and Billy Dietrich.

It was actually Kendall’s second win in two nights after taking the checkered flag in Mike Parris’ “358” sprint car at Trail-Way Speedway on Friday night. He was the first driver to ever win in two “main” divisions on successive nights at the two tracks.

It was a long night for points leader Alan Krimes, who made the show through the consolation event, started 23rd, and finished 14th.

Heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Kendall, Marks, and Haas, with Matt Boland winning the consolation. Gerard McIntyre, Jr. set fast time over the 30-car field with a one lap time of 13.276 seconds (101.687 MPH).

A revenge draw for the top three finishers of each of the heats put Matt Campbell on the pole, and the Fawn Grove 16-year-old took advantage to score his second win of the year in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature.

But it wasn’t easy. Campbell followed fellow front-row starter Chris Arnold for the first eight laps before taking the lead on lap nine. He was actually scored third behind four-starting Isaac Sneering on lap two before reclaiming the runner-up spot.

Although he was scored the leader every lap thereafter, Campbell and Arnold swapped the lead several times over the next four laps before 11th-starting Chandler Leiby grabbed the runner-up spot from Arnold with five laps to go.

A 20th-lap caution gave Campbell the space he needed for the one-lap shootout, with Leiby settling for second, and late-charging Jeff Rohrbaugh (who started ninth) crossing third. Chase Dietz and Arnold completed the top five.

Points leader Niki Young sustained a flat-tire in the 20th-lap caution, brought out for spins by Sneeringer and Hammaker. He finished 17th in the end.

Heats for the 20 “358” sprinters were won by Jeff Halligan, Sneeringer, and Dietz.

Lucas Montgomery and Harlon Leppo each scored their fourth career Lincoln wins in the Central PA Legends features.

Montgomery won his second Lincoln race in a row in the 15-lap make-up feature from May 24th. Montgomery started on the outside of the front row and held off polesitter Chris Spidle for the victory. Harlon Leppo came from 12th starting spot to cross third, with Bob Stough and Bill Diehl completing the top five.

In the regularly-scheduled feature, Leppo started on the pole and led every lap. In behind, four drivers battled for the runner-up spot throughout the race, with Stough closing to within a half-carlength of Leppo at the checkered flag, Diehl crossing third, and Montgomery and Jacob Feltch rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 36 Central PA Legends were won by Leppo, Diehl, Stough, and Joe Ehrsman, with Vern Houseman winning the consolation.

BAPS Auto Paints and Supply added $300 to the winner’s share, a $200 bonus to the second-place finisher, and an extra $100 to the third-place finisher in each of the sprint car features and an extra $150, $100, and $50 to the top three finishers in the Legends main.

Next Saturday, June 28th, Lincoln Speedway hosts 2014 Pennsylvania Speedweek activities with the 15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL featuring the 410 Sprints in a $7,000-to-win event. Joining them will be the Central PA Legends. Time trials will get underway at 7:30 PM. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

BAPS NIGHT

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall ($3,500); 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 19M-Brent Mark; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 7. 14-Lance Dewease; 8. 59-Jim Siegel; 9. 25-Aaron Ott; 10. 8-Billy Dietrich; 11. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 12. 52-Austin Hogue; 13. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 14. 87-Alan Krimes; 15. 35-Steve Owings; 16. 69H-Shane Hoff (DNF); 17. 99M-Kyle Moody; 18. 92-Tyler Ross; 19. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 20. 56-Tim Wagaman; 21. 22T-Matt Boland; 22. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr. (DNF); 23. 5-Justin Barger (DNF); 24. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Robbie Kendall (1-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 5-Justin Barger; 6. 92-Tyler Ross; 7. 99M-Kyle Moody; 8. 22T-Matt Boland; 9. 21T-Scott Fisher; DNS – 87-Alan Krimes. Time – 2:19.876

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 19M-Brent Marks; 2. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 3. 35-Steve Owings; 4. 69H-Shane Hoff; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 7. 45-Kevin Nagy; 8. 75-Nicole Bower; 9. 49-Bob Howard; 10. 15-Adam Wilt (DNF). Time – 2:20.609

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 25-Aaron Ott; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 56-Tim Wagaman; 8. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 9. 85-Nathan Berwager; 10. 91-David Quackenbush. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 22T-Matt Boland; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 45-Kevin Nagy; 4. 56-Tim Wagaman; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 75-Nicole Bower; 9. 85-Nathan Berwager; 10. 91-David Quackenbush; 11. 49-Bob Howard; DNS – 15-Adam Wilt. Time – 2:33.050

TIME TRIALS – 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.276 seconds (101.687 MPH); 2. 69G-Tim Glatfelter, 13.295; 3. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.319; 4. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.451; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.509; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.520; 7. 14-Lance Dewease, 13.534; 8. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.554; 9. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.558; 10. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.561; 11. 69H-Shane Hoff, 13.568; 12. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.568; 13. 22T-Matt Boland, 13.571; 14. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.572; 15. 25-Aaron Ott, 13.594; 16. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.599; 17. 35-Steve Owings, 13.623; 18. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.624; 19. 99M-Kyle Moody, 13.648; 20. 75-Nicole Bower, 13.667; 21. 56-Tim Wagaman, 13.687; 22. 5-Justin Barger, 13.697; 23. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.704; 24. 2-Ryan Bohlke, 13.713; 25. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.748; 26. 45-Kevin Nagy, 13.759; 27. 85-Nathan Berwager, 13.823; 28. 21T-Scott Fisher, 13.843; 29. 49-Bob Howard, 14.311; 30. 91-David Quackenbush, 14.345.

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 2D-Chase Dietz; 5. 29-Chris Arnold; 6. 29-Ryan Wilson; 7. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 8. 35-Tyler Esh; 9. 28-Matt Findley; 10. 11-Leah Starner; 11. 00-Chris Frank; 12. 10-Zach Euculano; 13. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 14. 47-Michael Hamer; 15. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 16. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 17. 91-Niki Young; 18. 5A-Brian Allman; 19. 66-Doug Hammaker; 20. 19Z-Issac Sneeringer (DNF); 21. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 22. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. No Time

Lap Leaders – Chris Arnold (1-8), Matt Campbell (9-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 2. 35-Tyler Esh; 3. 29-Chris Arnold; 4. 00-Chris Frank; 5. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; DNS – 10-Zach Euculano. Time – 2:28.28

2nd Heat (10 Laps) – 1. 19Z-Issac Sneeringer; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 47-Michael Hamer; 6. 11-Leah Starner; DNS – 97-Brie Hershey. Time – 2:26.29

3rd Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; DNS – 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. No Time

LEGENDS:

5/24 Make-up Feature (15 Laps) – 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 09-Chris Spidle; 3. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 4. 07-Bob Stough; 5. 53-Bill Diehl; 6. 38-Rick Miller; 7. 13-Jacob Feltch; 8. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 9. 85-Chad Earnst; 10. 0-Greg Burd; 11. 51-Travis McClelland; 12. 91-Justin Mitchell; 13. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 14. X-Justice Forbes; 15. 18-Chris Transeau; 16. 70-John Hall; 17. 9-Rick Hartwig; 18. 79-Ed Trump; 19. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 20. 86-Dave Miller; 21. 44-Scott Gobrecht (DNF); 22. 19-Travis Perry (DNF); 23. 20-Vern Houseman (DNF); 24. 3M-Chris McKinney. No Time

Lap Leaders – Lucas Montgomery (1-15)

Feature (15 Laps) – 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 07-Bob Stough; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 5. 13-Jacob Feltch; 6. 09-Chris Spidle; 7. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 8. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 9. 91-Justin Mitchell; 10. 19-Travis Perry; 11. 38-Rick Miller; 12. 3M-Chris McKinney; 13. 85-Chad Earnst; 14. 20-Vern Houseman; 15. 90-Scott Spidle; 16. 79-Ed Trump (Alt.); 17. 35-Keith Haring; 18. X-Justice Forbes; 19. 7-CJ Quirk; 20. 51-Travis McClelland; 21. 18-Chris Transeau; 22. 86-Dave Miller; 23. 6-Bill Foster (DNF); 24. 0-Greg Burd (DNF); DNS – 890-Tim Bauer. No Time

Lap Leaders – Harlon Leppo (1-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 13-Jacob Feltch; 3. 09-Chris Spidle; 4. 38-Rick Miller; 5. 51-Travis McClelland; 6. 890-Tim Beaver; 7. 79-Ed Trump; 8. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 9. 90-Scott Spidle. No Time

2nd Heat (6 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 91-Justin Mitchell; 4. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 5. X-Justice Forbes; 6. 56-Mike Gable; 7. 97-George Hanson; 8. 11-Jason Fuhrman (DNF); 9. 44-Scott Gobrecht (DNF).

3rd Heat (6 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 07-Bob Stough; 2. 3-Chris McKinney; 3. 19-Travis Perry; 4. 0-Greg Burd; 5. 85-Chad Earnst; 6. 20-Vern Houseman; 7. 70-John Hall; 8. 9-Rick Hartwig; 9. 5X-Brett Widner (DNF). Time – 2:03.97

4th Heat (6 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 14-Joe Ehrsman; 2. 6-Bill Foster; 3. 35-Keith Hartwig; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 86-Dave Miller; 6. 93-Shawn Miller; 7. 45-Andy Whaling; 8. 33-Chris Ward; 9. 7-CJ Quirk (DNF). No Time

Consolation (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 20-Vern Houseman; 2. 90-Scott Spidle; 3. 890-Tim Bauer; 4. 7-CJ Quirk; 5. 79-Ed Trump; 6. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 7. 97-George Hanson; 8. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 9. 93-Shawn Miller; 10. 70-John Hall; 11. 11-Jasen Fuhrman; 12. 5X-Brett Widner; 13. 45-Andy Whaling; 14. 33-Chris Ward; 15. 56-Mike Gable (DNF); 16. 9-Rick Hartwig. No Time

 

 

KENDALL HOLDS OFF McCLELLAND FOR SECOND TRAIL-WAY WIN OF THE YEAR;

LUCAS MONTGOMERY TAKES CENTRAL PA LEGENDS FEATURE;

JEFF FOSTER LIMITED STOCK WINNER;

CRAIG WAGAMAN HOLDS OFF TEAMMATE FOR STREET STOCK WIN

Hanover, PA (06/20/14) – Robbie Kendall held off a charging Brad McClelland to score his second win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

Kendall took the lead from his outside front row starting spot and led every lap of the race, despite late-race pressure from four-time winner McClelland, who closed in when Kendall got boxed in behind lapped traffic in the closing stages.

“I got behind those lapped cars, and didn’t know where they were going,” said the Catonsville, MD driver upon exiting his Turning Stone Resort & Casino/Vermeer Mid-Atlantic/Wurtzer’s Garage #55 in victory lane, “I knew Brad was coming. I looked up at the scoreboard and saw he was second by lap six, and I thought here he comes.”

McClelland, who was scheduled to start 12th but started eighth when a few cars opted for the rear, was the event’s hard charger, passing Denny Gross for second on the sixth lap.

By that time, McClelland was quarter-lap behind the leader, and closed within a few carlengths by the checkered flag.

“We destroyed one last week,” said Kendall, “It was just a racing incident. But it’s great to come back from that.”

The official time in the non-stop race was 6 minutes, 11 seconds.

Isaac Sneeringer came from sixth starting spot to finish third, with Gross and Dwight Leppo completing the top five.

Heats for the 12 “358” sprinters were won by McClelland and Sneeringer.

Lucas Montgomery made a late-race pass to score his second Trail-Way win in a row in the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature.

Montgomery started eighth, was third by lap five, moved into second when race-long leader Scott Houdeshell dropped from the field while leading on lap ten, and drove under Bill Diehl to lead lap 19.

Diehl settled for a close second, with Bob Stough, Chris Transeau, and Travis McClelland rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 20 Legends were won by Stough and Chris Spidle.

Jeff Foster claimed his first career win in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Foster started fifth and took the lead from Jason Chronister on lap six. From there, he led the rest of the way despite repeated challenges from second-place finisher Ricky Weaver, Jr.

Third through fifth were 12th-starting Tom Senseney, tenth-starting Kyle Rohrbaugh, and Jason Chronister.

Qualifiers for the 18 limited stocks were won by Shannon Weaver and Ricky Weaver.

Craig Wagaman came from sixth starting spot to win the 20-lap street stock feature.

He grabbed the lead from Jed Latshaw on the fifth lap, and, like the other winners Friday night, had to hold off 13th-starting Dan Furman over the final seven laps. His Miner’s Machine teammate was on his back bumper as they crossed the finish line, with Pat McClane, Chad Stine, and Latshaw third through fifth.

Heats for the 15 street stocks were won by Latshaw and McClane.

Tomorrow (6/21), Trail-Way Speedway will host the 3rd Annual Armin Hostetter Classic East Coast Flat Track Series for A.M.A. Motorcycle Short Track. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. with racing at 6:00 p.m.

Next Friday (6/27), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, 600cc Micro Sprints, Street Stocks, and Classic Cars. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway June 20, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 55-Robbie Kendall; 2. 6R-Brad McClelland(Hard Charger); 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 2-Denny Gross; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo; 6. 30-Seth Kearchner; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 9. 90-Tyler Templin(DNF); 10. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle(DNF); 11. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF); 12. 64-Randy Whisler(DNF). Time 6:11.00.

Lap Leaders- Robbie Kendall (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 55-Robert Kendall; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 64-Randy Whisler(DNF). Time 2:22.50.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 2-Dennis Gross; 5. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 6. 90-Tyler Templin(DNF). No Time.

Central PA Legends Cars

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 53-Bill Diehl; 3. 07-Bob Stough; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 51-Travis McClelland; 6. 13-Jacob Feltch; 7. 85-Chad Earnst; 8. 09-Chris Spidle; 9. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 10. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 11. 91-Justin Mitchell; 12. 6-Bill Foster; 13. X-Justice Forbes; 14. 35-Keith Haring; 15. 79-Ed Trump; 16. 5X-Brett Widner; 17. 33-Chris Ward(DNF); 18. 70X-Travis Renfro(DNF); 19. 5-Scott Houdeshall(DNF); 20. 7-C. J. Quirk(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Scott Houdeshall (1-9); Bill Diehl (10-18); Lucas Montgomery (19-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 07-Robert Stough; 2. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 3. 85-Chad Earnst; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 51-Travis McClelland; 6. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 7. 6-Bill Foster; 8. 35-Keith Haring; 9. X-Justice Forbes; 10. 33-Chris Ward. No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 09-Chris Spidle; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 5-Scott Houdeshall; 4. 53-Bill Diehl; 5. 13-Jacob Feltch; 6. 7-C. J. Quirk; 7. 91-Justin Mitchell; 8. 79-Ed Trump; 9. 70X-Travis Renfro; 10. 5X-Brett Widener. Time 2:47.63.

Limited Stocks

Feature (15 Laps)

1. 32-Jeff Foster; 2. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 3. 1-Tom Senseney, Jr.; 4. 95-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 5. 38-Jason Chronister; 6. 10-Aaron Levin; 7. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 8. 41-Robert Wellman; 9. 69-Robert Nicklow; 10. 89-Wesley Miller; 11. 51-Shannon Weaver(DNF); 12. 81-Matt Chronister(DNF); 13. 94-Kenny Startzman(DNF); 14. 99-Cody Klinedenst(DNF); 15. 55-Kory Shorb(DNF); 16. 29-Mike Wolf(DNF); DNS: 88-Justin Oberlin; 72-Ricky Hopkins. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Jason Chronister (1-5); Jeff Foster (6-15).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 51-Shannon Weaver; 2. 95-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 3. 94-Kenny Startzman; 4. 1-Tom Senseney, Jr.; 5. 99-Cody Klinedenst; 6. 29-Mike Wolf; 7. 88-Justin Oberlin(DNF); 8. 89-Wesley Miller(DNF); 9. 69-Robbie Carroll(DNF). Time 2:03.50.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 2. 32-Jeff Foster; 3. 81-Matt Chronister; 4. 38-Jason Chronister; 5. 55-Kory Shorb; 6. 10-Aaron Levin; 7. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 8. 72-Rick Hopkins(DNF); 9. 41-Robert Wellman(DNF). No Time.

Street Stocks

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 7M-Craig Wagaman; 2. 5M-Dan Fuman; 3. 55-Patrick McClane; 4. 2-Chad Stine; 5. 25-Jed Latshaw; 6. 33-Michael Goodwin; 7. 04-Jim Jacobs; 8. 99-Joey Harrison; 9. 40K-David Johnson; 10. 3-Larry Landis(DNF); 11. 8-Jeremy Stremmel(DNF); 12. 6-Cory Weishaar(DNF); 13. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.(DNF); 14. 28-Kelly Seal III(DNF); 15. 40-David Goode, Sr.(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Jed Latshaw (1-4); Craig Wagaman (5-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 25-Jed Latshaw; 2. 8-Jeremy Stremmel; 3. 04-Jim Jacobs; 4. 99-Joey Harrison; 5. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.; 6. 2-Chad Stine(DNF); 7. 5M-Dan Furman(DNF). No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 55-Patrick McClane; 2. 33-Michael Goodwin; 3. 28-Kelly Seal III; 4. 40-David Goode, Sr.; 5. 7M-Craig Wagaman; 6. 6-Cory Weishaar; 7. 3-Larry Landis; 8. 40K-David Johnson. No Time.

 

 

Montieth Breaks Through For Williams Grove 410 Sprint Win,

Adrian Shaffer takes 358 sprint championship

6/20/14

Mechanicsburg – Brian Montieth of Phoenixville finally broke through for this first 410 sprint win of the Williams Grove Speedway season on Friday night, taking the lead from Alan Krimes with 13 laps down in the 25-lap main event.

In the special 25-lap championship race for the 358 sprints, Adrian Shaffer drove to his second oval win of the season after an exciting four-car race for the lead was contested.

Montieth started fourth in the 410 sprint main and drove up to second on the first circuit as Krimes took control of the race.

Krimes entered traffic with eight away as Montieth kept drawing closer and closer and then when Krimes made a misstep while trying to negotiate traffic in the second corner, Montieth used the outside cushion to breeze by into the lead with 12 laps to go.

The races only caution flag then unfurled for a slowing Austin Hogue.

Montieth streaked away when action resumed and had a straightaway advantage over Krimes with seven laps to go.

He took the win by 2.546 seconds after losing a win two weeks ago by .01 at the finish line.

“We was either gonna’ win or take it out of the place tonight,” Montieth said in victory lane after claiming what was the 16th triumph of his Williams Grove career.

After starting eighth, Greg Hodnett took third before the halfway point but would fail to advance any further.

Fifth starter Lance Dewease challenged Hodnett for third on the restart but ended up fourth with ninth starter Doug Esh racing home in fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Gerard McIntyre Jr., Don Kreitz Jr., Ryan Smith, Cory Haas and Steve Buckwalter.

Heats went to McIntyre, Hodnett and Mark Smith.

Jordan Givler tried to lead the first lap of the championshp for the 358 sprints but fell off the pace as the field completed lap one.

That gave Chris Arnold the lead but he soon surrendered that on the third lap when on a restart he hit the outside backstretch wall, handing control over to Matt Campbell.

Campbell then led until the 14th circuit when Shaffer finally prevailed in what had developed as a four-car race for the win between Campbell, Jay Galloway, Brock Zearfoss and Shaffer.

After Shaffer got the lead he tried to pull away to the win but Zearfoss took second with four laps to go and threatened to make a race of it near the end.

Time ran out for Zearfoss however as Shaffer took his ninth career oval victory and second of the season.

Kevin Nouse rode home third followed by Campbell and Phil Walter.

Sixth through 10th went to Chandler Leiby, Kody Lehman, Rich Eichelberger, DJ Montgomery and Brie Hershey.

Heats went to Tyler Esh and Shaffer.

June 20, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brian Montieth, 2. Alan Krimes, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Lance Dewease, 5. Doug Esh, 6. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 7. Don Kreitz Jr., 8. Ryan Smith, 9. Cory Haas, 10. Steve Buckwalter, 11. Tim Glatfelter, 12. Brent Marks, 13. Davey Sammons, 14. Rick Lafferty, 15. Glenndon Forsythe, 16. Nicole Bower, 17. Troy Fraker, 18. Ryan Wilson, 19. Jay Reichard, 20. Mark Smith, 21. Kyle Pruitt, 22. Austin Hogue, 23. Pat Cannon, 24. Justin Barger

DNQ: Rodney Westhafer

358 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Adrian Shaffer, 2. Brock Zearfoss, 3. Kevin Nouse, 4. Matt Campbell, 5. Phil Walter, 6. Chandler Leiby, 7. Kody Lehman, 8. Rich Eichelberger, 9. DJ Montgomery, 10. Brie Hershey, 11. Tyler Esh, 12. Matt Findley, 13. Jay Galloway, 14. Sean Campbell, 15. Chris Arnold, 16. Tony Smolenyak, 17. Doug Hammaker, 18. Jordan Givler

DNS: Kyle Pruitt, Kyle Purks

 

THUNDER EVENT #112

PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENTS. . . . .

410 SPRINTS & ROC MODIFIEDS RETURN TO THE HILL ON TUESDAY, JULY 1 AS NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES CONTINUES

The 25th Anniversary of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continues with a celebration of speed and excitement, with fast-paced action and unique fan experiences on Tuesday, July 1st at the Grandview Speedway. Pioneer Pole Buildings present two of dirt track racing’s most popular divisions, the fast and fearless 410 Sprint Cars, taking part in the Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series and the always raucous Race of Champions Big Block Modifieds, as they share the spotlight in one of the most anticipated events of the season. The winner of each feature event will earn a hefty $5,000 pay check!

Pioneer Pole Buildings will be the sponsor for the night joined by MACH 1 Chassis, Window World of the Lehigh Valley and GALCO Business Communications. Pioneer Pole Buildings is the premier builder of post frame buildings in PA, NJ, DE, MD, WV, VA, and NY. Pioneer was founded in 1998, and has since built their business and quality reputation on providing customers with top quality buildings at very competitive prices. PPB place a high priority on creating a superior building experience for our customers, BEFORE... DURING... and AFTER construction.

Thunder fans anxious for pre-race action can sign up for free tours of the pit area, where selected drivers will be available to sign autographs, answer questions, and boast about their plans to conquer the famed 1/3-mile clay oval. Tours leave the grandstand area every 15 minutes with sign-ups available just inside the main entrance.

For fans looking for something a bit more exhilarating, there’s not a lot in life that can compare to watching a 410 Sprint Car blast past from just a few feet away. The Thunder on the Hill ‘Inside Out Experience’ gets fans inside the action – literally. Fans can sign-up free of charge to watch pre-race warm ups from inside turn four of the Grandview Speedway.

These unique opportunities lead to the co-main events: the 410 Sprint Cars and Race of Champions Big Block Modifieds will present a double header of exciting racing action. Time trials and qualifying races will set the lineup for the 35-lap 410 Sprint Car feature, while the Modifieds will draw for their qualifying race positions and compete in a 60-lap feature event.

Fireworks will fill the skies right before the green flag flies at all Thunder on the Hill events as blasts of colorful lights along with the fans in attendance send well wishes to the evening’s competitors during the parade lap.

All this coupled with games, prizes, contests, give-a-ways (and who can forget ‘Joe the Pizza Dude’ presenting full pies to lucky Thunder fans.) – will round out the evening. Fans are always encourage to visit the pits after the races for an up close meet and greet with their favorite drivers.

It all takes place on Tuesday, July 1, at 7:30 PM. Gates open at 5:00 PM. Adult general admission is $25, children 6-11 are $10, and kids 5 and under are free. Advance tickets may be ordered by calling 443 513 4456. Be sure to leave your name and number of tickets you will need. You may pick-up and pay for your tickets on race night after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one-half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series has presented 111 events since 1990, paying out in excess of $3.7 million dollars at the Grandview Speedway located on Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA NAPA Auto Parts, the long standing Series Sponsor will have a picnic celebration at the first turn pavilion, with a large turnout of business partners and customers attending this event.

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

Presented by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, MACH 1 Chassis, Window World & GALCO Business Communications

Grandview Speedway

Route 100

Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA

GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456

Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing

Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing.

Window World is America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

2014 Thunder Series Race Dates:

Tuesday, July 1 7:30 PM 410 Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series Plus ROC Modifieds

Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints

Saturday, Oct 18 6 PM House of Thunder Halloween Party- - Features Only Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends, Monster Smash Demo Derby, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. Rain Date: Sunday, October 19 4 PM

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 52nd Anniversary season in 2014. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

 

 

410 And 358 Sprints At Williams Grove June 20, 358s going for more money & laps

6/15/14

Mechanicsburg  Williams Grove Speedway will present a 25-lap championship race for the Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars this Friday night, June 20 at 7:30 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints are also on the program with full sets of qualifying heat races slated for both sprint divisions. There will be no time trials.

The 358 sprint special portion of the Friday program will pay $1,200 to win.

The regular 410 sprint cars will race for the regular bonus money and lap money that is always posted for regular handicapped events.

The extra distance, high-dollar 358 sprint feature will be the fifth race of the season for the division at the track.

Winners this season to date have been Kevin Nouse, 2; and Adrian Shaffer and Brock Zearfoss.

Knouse leads the 358 point standings in a quest for his second consecutive track title.

Williams Grove Speedway will launch into PA Speedweek mode on June 27 when it presents the first of two shows during the annual 410 sprint series that will also be part of the Hoosier Diamond Series at the oval.

The final Williams Grove speedweek date will be Friday, July 4 when the oval hosts the biggest event of speedweek, the $10,000 to win, 30-lap Mitch Smith Memorial.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Barger Wins Career First 410 Sprint Car Feature on Sunday at SSP

SSP Outback Track Summer Shoot-Out Series Begin This Friday Night

Next Wednesday Test & Tune on June 11

Newberrytown, PA (June 15, 2014) � Justin Barger from Montrose, New York took the victory in the 7th Annual Sprint Car Summer Classic at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Father�s Day Sunday night. It was Barger�s first career 410 Sprint Car feature win. Mechanicsburg�s Kevin Nouse collected the 358 Sprint Car 20 lapper.

Polesitter Austin Hogue took the early lead of the 25-lap 410 Sprint Car feature with Aaron Ott nad Justin Barger in tow. The trio entered lapped traffic con the eighth circuit. Midway through the race, Barger and Ott swapped spots many times and kept Hogue very close in their sights. The lone caution of the race appeared on lap 15 to close up the field and remove the lead pack from lapped traffic. On the restart, Barger was able to get by Hogue to lead the 16th lap. With two laps to go, the trio entered lapped traffic again and Ott was able to claim the runner-up spot from Hogue. With not enough time left to challenge Barger, the race ended with Barger taking the checkers over Ott and Hogue. Greg Hodnett finished fourth with Kyle Moody rounding out the top five. Heat race wins went to Hodnett, Jac Haudenschild and Brent Marks.

In the 358 Sprint Car night cap, Brad McClelland took the lead from the front row. Kevin Nouse immediately began to challenge from the runner-up spot after starting fourth. A red flag flew on lap five for an eight-car accident with two cars flipping. All drivers were uninjured. On the restart, McClelland held the lead until lap 8 when Nouse scooted by going into turn 3. The next circuit McClelland retired from the race with mechanical failure, putting Jordan Givler in the runner-up spot. Nouse continued to set the pace and went on the claim the 20-lap feature race. Brock Zearfoss finished second with a late race charge. Givler settled for a third place podium finish. Chandler Leiby finished strong in fourth, followed by Jeff Halligan in fifth. McClelland, Givler and Zearfoss were the heat race winners.

The final race of the Spring Shoot-Out Series at the Outback Track was cancelled on Friday night due to rain.

Racing action returns to the Big Track at SSP on Saturday night, June 21 with the postponed 21a Memorial Day Championships in memory of Mike Zeigler Sr. featuring 21 lap features for the Late Models, Street Stocks and Xtreme Stocks. Also competing will be the Road Warriors, Mini Vans/Jr. Road Warriors and the PA Sprint Series. The night will also feature a Kid�s Money Scramble for all children 10 years of age and younger.

On Saturday, t he pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $14.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $12.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14 .

The 410 Sprint Cars will return to SSP on Sunday, September 21 along with the ARDC wingless Midgets and Sidewinder Sprints in the Inaugural Fall Classic. The start time is 6:00 p.m. for the event.

On Friday night, June 20, the first round of the Summer Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver�s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. T he entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver�s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 � 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, June 25. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller�s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller�s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and �cold pit� areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the �Big Track.�

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the �Big Track� and the �Outback Track.�

Susquehanna Speedway Park Race Results from Sunday, June 15, 2014

Super 410 Sprint Cars Feature (25 laps ): 1. Justin Barger; 2. Aaron Ott; 3. Austin Hogue; 4. Greg Hodnett; 5. Kyle Moody; 6. Kyle Reinhardt; 7. Don Kreitz Jr.; 8. Lance Dewease; 9. Blaine Heimbach; 10. Rick Lafferty; 11. Brent Marks; 12. Bill Stine; 13. Alex Schanz; 14. Dustin Baney; 15. Will Rose; 16. Wayne Dadetto; 17. Bob Howard; 18. Danny Dietrich; 19. Jac Haudenschild; 20. Mark Coldren; 21. Brad Howard.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Hogue (1-15); Barger (16-25).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Haudenschild; Hodnett and Marks.

358 Sprint Cars Feature (20 laps ): 1. Kevin Nouse; 2. Brock Zearfoss; 3. Jordan Gilvler; 4. Chandler Leiby; 5. Jeff Halligan; 6. Jay Galloway; 7. Jason Shultz; 8. Matt Campbell; 9. Brie Hershey; 10. Tyler Ross; 11. Cody Fletcher; 12. Leah Starner; 13. Russell Hammaker; 14. Mike Hamer; 15. Brent Rumberger; 16. Chris Arnold; 17. Brad McClelland; 18. Troy Wagaman Jr.; 19. Cole Young; 20. Jason Cherry; 21. Doug Hammaker; DNS � Troy Rhome.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: McClelland (1-7); Nouse (8-20).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: McClelland; Givler and Zerafoss (New 8-lap Track Record � Brad McClelland 2:08.34)

Past Winners of Sprint Car Summer Classic:

2008: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); P.J. Garguilo (ARDC Midgets); Geremy Sheaffer (Legends

Cars).

2009: Adrian Shaffer (358 Sprint Cars); Meme Desantis (Small Block Modifieds); Reed Salony

(Legends Cars).

2010: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).

2011: Logan Schuchart (358 Sprint Cars); Drew Heistand (ARDC Midgets).

2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Jacob Allen (358 Sprint Cars).

2 013: Chad Layton (410 Sprint Cars); Austin Hogue (358 Sprint Cars).

2 014: Justin Barger (410 Sprint Cars); Kevin Nouse (358 Sprint Cars).

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

NDRL Northeast Late Models Invade Port Royal June 21,

410 sprints and econo late models also on special racing card

6/15/14

Port Royal – The first ever appearance in the region by the National Dirt Racing League super late models is on tap this Saturday, June 21 at Port Royal Speedway with action getting underway at 7 pm.

The NDRL Northeast Region stars will gather for a match up with the weekly Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late model regulars of Port Royal for a 30-lap, $3,000 to win main event.

The Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and the Gray’s Auto and Towing Econo Late Models are also on the big racing card.

Adult general admission for the special program is set at $20 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for the always low price of JUST $5.

Touring late model stars expected to invade for the NDRL special include Justin Kann, Hesston; Keith Barbara, South Park; Dan Stone, Thompson; Mike Knight, Ripley, Ny.; Jared Miley, South Park; Max Blair, Centerville; Greg Oakes, Franklinville, Ny.; Michael Oakes, Franklinville, Ny.; and Billy Dickson, West Decatur.

Keith Barbara is the current NDRL Northeast point leader over Blair, Knight, Kann and Miley.

So far this season NDRL Northeast wins have gone to Gregg Satterlee, Kann and Miley.

At Port Royal to date, six late model races have produced six different winners including Nick Dickson, Coleby Frye, Mike Lupfer, Tim McCreadie, Brett Schadel and Tim Wilson.

In 410 sprint action eight main events have placed seven different winners in victory lane including Greg Hodnett (2); along with Blane Heimbach, Rick Lafferty, Dale Blaney, Doug Esh, Mike Erdley and Brady Bacon.

In econo late model action Andrew Yoder has taken three of four events contested with another popular win being taken by local driver Trent Brenneman.

Port Royal Speedway will host the Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers Association at 7 pm on June 28 as circle track action gets a week off before returning on July 3 and July 5 with the 24th annual PA Speedweek series for 410 sprints at 7:30 pm both nights.

The ITTPA pulls get underway at 7 pm on June 28 with adult admission for the pull priced at just $10.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information at the speedway’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com. Or, visit the speedway on Twitter or Facebook.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Erdley, Esh, Frye, Lupfer, Watkins, Parker And Powell Get Port Royal Wins.

Capacity crowd gives biggest payday of night worth over $5,600 to 50/50 winner!

Free Fan Appreciation Night Hugely Attended

6/14/14

Port Royal – Of all the big winners at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night including Mike Erdley and Doug Esh in 410 sprints and Coleby Frye and Mike Lupfer in late models, nobody took more money home from the track than the winner of the 50/50 from Middletown, Pennsylvania, who pocketed over $5,600 as his take.

Including the grandstands and infield areas, a near capacity crowd of thousands crowded into the speedway on Free Fan Appreciation Night, backing up traffic along access routes into the borough of Port Royal upon their arrival to watch seven exciting features that also saw Mark Watkins and Eric Parker split 305 sprint features and Bill Powell claim xtreme stocks.

Erdley ended up winning the make-up Fallen Heroes Championship 410 sprint feature worth $5,000 after the race restarted with nine laps recorded, picking up where it was rained out back on May 24.

But his victory was a hard fought and exciting one as the Elizabethville driver was passed early after the resumption of action by Rick Lafferty only to reclaim the spot with a crossover lane change in the fourth corner as the pair raced back to the stripe.

And then Erdley began opening up a comfortable advantage in the affair as eyes turned to Lucas Wolfe, who restarted fourth in the field but came to life as the race got to the halfway point.

Wolfe took second from Lafferty with seven laps to go in the 25-lapper and ran down Erdley’s lead by the final lap in order to raise the fans that could find a seat onto their feat for the checkers.

Wolfe raced just off Erdley’s rear bumper down the backchute on the final circuit before putting on a swoop deep in the third corner that netted him the lead.

But just as he had done early after the restart with Lafferty, as Wolfe slid up the track and took the lead, Erdley hit the binders and turned the car off of the cushion to drive back underneath Wolfe as the pair headed for the checkers in order to reclaim control and the victory by a scant .24 second margin.

Wolfe, Lafferty, Blane Heimbach and Davey Sammons rounded out the top five.

The May 3 410 sprint make up went to the line with Rodney Westhafer and Justin Barger on the front row and when the green flag dropped fourth starter Davey Sammons put on a run out of the second corner that saw him blast underneath Westhafer in the third turn only to loose control of the car and back it into the outside fence before turning over.

Westhafer took command when action resumed with sixth starter Curt Stroup muscling to the front early, taking second immediately ahead of Barger.

Meanwhile, seventh starter Esh went to the outside cushion and rocketed through the field and was up to fourth with five down in the race as fifth starter Mike Wagner honed in for the lead.

Wagner took control of the event on the seventh tour as Esh continued his assault on the pack, taking third with eight in the books and then second a lap later.

But Wagner proved to be tougher to handle for Esh, who dogged the Port Royal veteran for numerous laps as the race waged through the backmarkers.

With eight laps to go Esh finally caught Wagner and using his skillful prowess around the outside of the track he blasted in to the lead on the 18th tour to never look back enroute to the popular win worth $3,000.

Wagner settled for second followed by Lafferty, 16th starter Blane Heimbach and Stroup.

Frye led every lap of the 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship for the super late models after starting second on the field.

He entered the back of the pack on the eighth lap and worked through traffic easily.

Andy Haus was running second when the first of two caution flags fell on the field with 17 laps down.

Another restart with just two laps to go regrouped the field but Frye was too stout for the field, taking the $2,000 victory for his second in a row in the Fallen Heroes race for the late models.

Haus rode home second with a fine run for Dave Zona placing him third followed by 10th starter Tim Wilson and Nick Dickson.

Matt Parks threatened to dominate the May 3 make up late model main, starting second in the field but point leader Mike Lupfer had other ideas.

Although Parks got away during the first half of the 20-lap race, Lupfer took second with five in the books and then slowly and steadily reeled him in to contest for the lead.

It took until there were just six laps left for the Shermansdale driver to get inside Parks in the second turn.

And once the bottom was cleared for Lupfer he rode the money lane down low to the victory, pulling away to the finish over Parks.

After starting 18th in the field, Tim Smith Jr. put on a clinic to finish a stout third followed by polesitter Mitch Hack and Tim Fedder.

Mark Watkins wired the field for the victory in the Fallen Heroes Championship for the 305 sprints, withstanding a pounding assault from Tyler Bear for the lead.

Bear took second with 11 laps to go and threw everything but the kitchen sink at Watkins, who proved to be unshakable to the finish.

Bear, Anthony Fiore, Jeff Miller Jr. and 22nd starter Mike Wagner II., completed the top five.

Eric Parker wired for his 305 feature win as well.

Tyler Bear started eighth in the main and drove into second with six laps left in the 20 lapper but soon withdrew from the event, letting Parker have it all his way to the finish.

Jeff Miller Jr. was second followed by Nathan Gramley, Ken Duke and 10th starter Mark Watkins.

The 15-lap xtreme stock feature closed the night with Bill Powell taking his second win of the season in the division but only after a volley of misfortunes altered the outcome of the race.

Early leader Deron Henry fell back on the sixth lap when Matt Wampler took over at the helm but then along came 11th starter Corey Kepner, who stormed to the front, taking the lead with only two laps to go.

But just after Kepner was scored the leader the red flag appeared for Henry, who flipped his car in the second turn.

And then under the stoppage, Kepner withdrew from the race, handing the lead and eventual win over to Powell with Wampler ending up second followed by Bob Bussey, Mike Goodwin and Tyler Amtower.

A power outage effecting the frontstretch and first turn lighting delayed the show after the first three features were completed, forcing an approximate one hour delay before the final four main events could be completed.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information at the speedway’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com. Or, visit the speedway on Twitter or Facebook.

Race Results:

6/14/14

410 sprints, 25 laps (make up from May 24): 1. Mike Erdley,2. Lucas Wolfe, 3, Rick Lafferty, 4. Blane Heimbach, 5. Dave Ely, 6. Davey Sammons, 7. Mike Wagner, 8. Chad Layton, 9. Doug Esh, 10. Nate Snyder, 11. Curt Stroup, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Dave Hahn, 14. Trenton Sheaffer, 15. Scott Wilson, 16. Dylan Cisney, 17. Dustin Baney, 18. Justin Barger, 19. Joey Hershey, 20. Greg Hodnett, 21. Brent Marks, 22. Brock Zearfoss, 23. Lance Dewease

DNS: Rodney Westhafer

410 sprints, 25 laps (make up from May 3): 1. Doug Esh, 2. Mike Wagner, 3. Rick Lafferty, 4. Blane Heimbach, 5. Curt Stroup, 6. Rodney Westhafer, 7. Mike Erdley, 8. Justin Barger, 9. Dave Ely, 10. Chad Layton, 11. Nate Snyder, 12. Mark Coldren, 13. Dave Hahn, 14. Trenton Sheaffer, 15. Scott Wilson, 16. Dustin Baney, 17. Dylan Cisney, 18. Davey Sammons, 19. Jon Brennfleck, 20. Francis Sesco, 21. Ryan Taylor

Late Models, 25 laps (make up from May 24): 1. Coleby Frye, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Dave Zona, 4. Tim Wilson, 5. Nick Dickson, 6. Brett Schadel, 7. Matt Parks, 8. Tim Smith Jr., 9. Mike Lupfer, 10. Rance Garlock, 11. Scott Haus, 12. Eric Zembower, 13. Jason Schmidt, 14. Hayes Mattern, 15. Austin Berry, 16. Patrick Bryner, 17. Matt Sponaugle, 18. Trent Brenneman, 19. Tim Fedder, 20. Mitch Hack, 21. Waylon Wagner, 22. Bob Dunn, 23. Dustin Hoffman, 24. Mike Mort, 25. Derrick Casner

DNS: Jim Yoder, Dylan Yoder

DNQ: Meade Hahn, Danny Snyder, Brad Kling, Harold Ranck, Chuck Haydt

Late Models, 20 laps (make up from May 3): 1. Mike Lupfer, 2. Matt Parks, 3. Tim Smith Jr., 4. Mitch Hack, 5. Tim Fedder, 6. Scott Haus, 7. Randy Burkholder, 8. Nick Dickson, 9. Waylon Wagner, 10. Trent Brenneman, 11. Brett Schadel, 12. Dustin Hoffman, 13. Patrick Bryner, 14. Jason Schmidt, 15. Austin Berry, 16. Eric Zembower, 17. Mike Mort, 18. Bertt Hockenberry, 19. Harold Ranck

DNS: Bud Phillips, Dave Brouse Sr.

305 sprints, 25 laps (make up from May 24): 1. Mark Watkins, 2. Tyler Bear, 3. Anthony Fiore, 4. Jeff Miller Jr., 5. Mike Wagner II., 6. Alex Schanz, 7. Scott Ellerman, 8. Shawn Kirkpatrick, 9. John Braim, 10. Zach Newlin, 11. Reed Thompson, 12. Jason Bergstresser, 13. Erin Statler, 14. Jon Haegele, 15. Randy Kaylor, 16. Wayne Dadetto, 17. James Pride, 18. Mike Shuckers, 19. Kody Lehman, 20. Eric Parker, 21. Nathan Gramley

DNS: Clair Wintermyer, Roger Irvine, John Bott, Paul Snyder, Lance Newlin

305 sprints, 20 laps (make up from May 3): 1. Eric Parker, 2. Jeff Miller Jr., 3. Nathan Gramley, 4. Ken Duke, 5. Mark Watkins, 6. Kyle Lloyd, 7. Zach Newlin, 8. Wayne Dadetto, 9. John Braim, 10. Mike Wagner II., 11. Erin Statler, 12. Ron Aurand, 13. Scott Ellerman, 14. Reed Thompson, 15. Randy Kaylor, 16. Anthony Fiore, 17. Jake Waters, 18. James Pride, 19. Cory Thornton, 20. Tyler Bear

DNS: Kody Lehman, Tyler Reeser, Jonathan Wanchalk, Roger Irvine, Colby Dice, Clair Wintermyer, Lance Newlin

Xtreme Stocks, 15 laps: 1. Bill Powell, 2. Matt Wampler, 3. Bob Bussey, 4. Mike Goodwin, 5. Tyler Amtower, 6. Curtis Lawson, 7. Craig Dodson, 8. Karl Miller, 9. Darien Trego, 10. Jason Zook, 11. Corey Kepner, 12. Deron Henry, 13. Dave Kepner, 14. Joey Burdge, 15. Johnny Palm, 16. Mark Auker

DNS: Floyd Sheetz

 

 

 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., June 21, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – BAPS NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends (Regular & 5/24 Make-up Feature)

Sat., June 28, 2014 (Time Trials at 7:30 PM) – PA SPEEDWEEK Show/15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL: 410 Sprints ($7,000-to-win) & Central PA Legends

Sat., July 5, 2014 (7:30 PM) - 358 SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, Central PA Legends, and PASS RaceSaver (305) Sprints

DIETRICH CLAIMS $5,000 WIN IN LINCOLN ALL-STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS “A” MAIN;

Phil Walter claims first Lincoln victory in 22 years in “358” sprint car feature

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 6/14/2014 – Danny Dietrich is making it a habit of winning big shows at Lincoln Speedway.

The 2012 Lincoln track champ had a perfect night, setting fast time, winning the dash, and claiming this third win in the last four years in the annual All-Star Circuit of Champions show in the Pigeon Hills Saturday night, starting on the pole and leading every lap.

“It doesn’t get much better than this!” exclaimed Dietrich upon exiting his Gary Kauffman-owned Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Weikert’s Livestock #48 in victory lane, “We have a lot of sponsors here tonight. It’s great to do this for them. It’s gonna be one heck-of-a celebration in the pits.”

“We just get lucky,” said Dietrich of drawing the pole for the feature event, “We come here to win every night, and the last two weeks we’ve had tough luck. I think we’re back on track.”

“I don’t know what happened to Brian (Montieth),” said Dietrich, “He was little better than I was tonight on the cushion. I wasn’t bad, but it was his kind of race track.”

What happened to Montieth, who started fourth, was contact with a lapped car while running second on the frontstretch of lap 14, the only caution of the 30-lap event.

Former track champ Lance Dewease started on the front row and actually ran second every lap of the race except laps 11-13, when he gave way to Montieth. Dewease assumed second for the restart and ran there the rest of the way, holding off Tim Shaffer, Jac Haudenschild, and Jim Siegel, who finished third through fifth.

Siegel moved into the top five when All-Star points leader Dale Blaney dropped to the infield on lap 15.

Dietrich’s win was dominant. He had more than a two-second lead when the mid-race caution flag came out, three second lead by lap 19, and final margin of victory of 2.84 seconds over Dewease.

Sixth through tenth were 12th-starting Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Aaron Ott, Steve Owings, Greg Hodnett, and Brent Marks.

Cory Haas came from 24th-starting spot to finish 13th.

When asked about the lapped traffic that’s always a factor at Lincoln, Dietrich summed it up by saying “…I try to take my time without wasting time.”

Heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Ryan Smith, Ryan Bohlke, Freddie Rahmer, and Robbie Kendall, with McIntyre winning the B-Main. Danny Dietrich won the Dash and set fast time over the 40-car field with a one lap time of 13.310 seconds (101.427 MPH).

McClure’s Phil Walter started on the pole and led every lap of the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature, holding off the late challenges Jeff Rohrbaugh and Chase Dietz for his first Lincoln win in 22 years. Walter, who won a 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln in 1992, crossed .31 seconds in front of Rohrbaugh, who started ninth and caught 10th-starting Dietz for second with two laps to go.

Dietz settled for third, with Tyler Esh and 14th-starting Chandler Leiby completing the top five.

Sixth through tenth were polesitter Jeff Halligan, lady driver Brie Hershey, Niki Young, Troy Wagaman, Jr., and Matt Campbell.

Heats for the 28 358 sprinters were won by Campbell, Dietz, and Isaac Sneeringer, with Ashley Cappetta winning the consolation.

Next Saturday, June 21, it will be BAPS NIGHT with the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends (Regular & 5/24 Make-up Feature). Time trials will get underway at 7:30 PM. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO Feature (30 Laps) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich ($5,000); 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 45-Tim Shaffer; 4. 9W-Jac Haudenschild; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 25-Aaron Ott; 8. 35-Steve Owings; 9. 27-Greg Hodnett; 10. 19M-Brent Marks; 11. 87-Alan Krimes; 12. 92-Tyler Ross; 13. 11C-Cory Haas; 14. 52-Austin Hogue; 15. 69T-Tim Glatfelter; 16. 94-Ryan Smith; 17. 40-Caleb Helms; 18. 15-Adam Wilt (DNF); 19. 14K-Dale Blaney (DNF); 20. 21-Brian Montieth (DNF); 21. 2-Ryan Bohlke (DNF); 22. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF); 23. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 24. 29-Ryan Wilson (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Danny Dietrich (1-30)

KEAR’S SPEED SHOP 1st Heat (8 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 94-Ryan Smith; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 56-Tim Wagaman; 8. 69H-Shane Hoff; 9. 99M-Kyle Moody; 10. 57X-Andrew Palker. Time – 2:55.88

ALL PRO ALLUMINUM HEADS 2nd Heat (8 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 25-Aaron Ott; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 40-Caleb Helms; 7. 11C-Cory Haas; 8. 8-Billy Dietrich; 9. 75-Nicole Bower; 10. 49-Bradley Howard. No Time

DRAGON RACING FUELS 3rd Heat (8 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 14K-Dale Blaney; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 9W-Jac Haudenschild; 5. 92-Tyler Ross; 6. 69T-Tim Glatfelter; 7. 45N-Kevin Nagy; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 9. 21A-Will Rose; 10. 91-David Quackenbush. Time – 1:58.97

KINSLER FUEL INJECTION 4th Heat (8 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 19M-Brent marks; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 35-Steve Owings; 5. 45-Tim Shaffer; 6. 37-JJ Grasso; 7. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 10H-Danny Holtgraver (DNF); DNS – 63-Chad Kemenah. Time – 1:58.78

JAKES CUSTOM GOLF CARTS DASH (4 Laps) – 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 45-Tim Shaffer; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 9W-Jac Haudenschild (DNF). No Time

MSD IGNITION B-Main (12 Laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 69T-Tim Glatfelter; 3. 40-Caleb Helms; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 37-JJ Grasso; 7. 99M-Kyle Moody; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 9. 45N-Kevin Nagy; 10. 69-Shane Hoff; 11. 10H-Danny Holtgraver; 12. 75-Nicole Bower; 13. 57X-Andrew Palker; 14. 21A-Will Rose; 15. 21T-Scott Fisher; 16. 49-Bradley Howard; 17. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF); 18. 56-Tim Wagaman (DNF); DNS – 8-Billy Dietrich, 63-Chad Kemenah. No Time

KISTLER RACING ENGINES TIME TRIALS – 1. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.310 seconds (101.427 MPH); 2. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.339; 3. 69T-Tim Glatfelter, 13.394; 4. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.399; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.439; 6. 40-Caleb Helms, 13.589; 7. 9W-Jac Haudenschild, 13.598; 8. 10H-Danny Holtgraver, 13.608; 9. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.610; 10. 14-Lance Dewease, 13.621; 11. 14K-Dale Blaney, 13.631; 12. 35-Steve Owings, 13.656; 13. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.663; 14. 25-Aaron Ott, 13.665; 15. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.665; 16. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.671; 17. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.675; 18. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.698; 19. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.777; 20. 29-Ryan Wilson, 13.799; 21. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.804; 22. 2-Ryan Bohlke, 13.812; 23. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.843; 24. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.856; 25. 56-Tim Wagaman, 13.874; 26. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.876; 27. 45N-Kevin Nagy, 13.938; 28. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.953; 29. 69-Shane Hoff, 13.957; 30. 8-Billy Dietrich, 14.015; 31. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 14.040; 32. 37-JJ Grasso, 14.073; 33. 99M-Kyle Moody, 14.083; 34. 75-Nicole Bower, 14.150; 35. 21A-Will Rose, 14.153; 36. 21T-Scott Fisher, 14.172; 37. 57X-Andrew Palker, 14.230; 38. 49H-Bradley Howard, 14.281; 39. 91-David Quackenbush, 14.879; 40. 63-Chad Kemenah, NT.

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 5-Phil Walter; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 35-Tyler Esh; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 7. 97-Brie Hershey; 8. 91-Niki Young; 9. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 10. 16-Matt Campbell; 11. 28-Matt Findley; 12. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 13. 29-Chris Arnold; 14. 11-Leah Starner; 15. 19Z-Issac Sneeringer; 16. 27-Jay Galloway; 17. 5A-Brian Allman; 18. 00-Chris Frank; 19. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 20. 4-Dwight Leppo; 21. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 22. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 23. 47-Michael Hamer (DNF); 24. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Phil Walter (1-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 5. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 6. 5A-Brian Allman; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 47-Michael Hamer; 9. 4-Dwight Leppo; 10. 90-Tyler Templin. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 35-Tyler Esh; 4. 27-Jay Galloway; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 11-Leah Starner; 7. 21-CJ Tracy (DNF); 8. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); DNS – 51N-Nick Palmerino. No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 19Z-Issac Sneeringer; 2. 97-Brie Hershey; 3. 91-Niki Young; 4. 5-Phil Walter; 5. 29-Chris Arnold; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 59T-Tim Stallings; 8. 00-Chris Frank; 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 2. 59T-Tim Stallings; 3. 47-Michael Hamer; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 4-Dwight Leppo; 7. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 8. 90-Tyler Templin; DNS – 21-CJ Tracy. No Time

 

 

Super 410 Sprints Return to SSP on Sunday Night Along With 358 Sprint Cars

Outback Track Racing Continues with Spring Shoot-Out Finale on Friday, June 13

Next Wednesday Test & Tune on June 25

Newberrytown, PA (June 13, 2014) � On Sunday night, June 15, the 410 Super Sprint Cars return to SSP in the Father�s Day Sprint Car Special. The 7th Annual Summer Classic will feature the 410 cubic inch powered Sprint Cars joined by the 358 Sprint Cars. There will be no racing on Saturday, June 14.

The Super 410 Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways) . All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

The 358 Sprint Car feature will pay $1,500-to-win for the 20-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the 358 Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Trailways Speedways) . All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event (1500 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

On Sunday, t he pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $18.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14 .

Past Winners of Sprint Car Summer Classic:

2008: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); P.J. Garguilo (ARDC Midgets); Geremy Sheaffer (Legends

Cars).

2009: Adrian Shaffer (358 Sprint Cars); Meme Desantis (Small Block Modifieds); Reed Salony

(Legends Cars).

2010: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).

2011: Logan Schuchart (358 Sprint Cars); Drew Heistand (ARDC Midgets).

2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Jacob Allen (358 Sprint Cars).

2 013: Chad Layton (410 Sprint Cars); Austin Hogue (358 Sprint Cars).

2 014: To be determined on Sunday, June 15, 2014

On Friday night, June 13, the final round of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver�s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. T he entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver�s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 � 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The 9-race Summer Shoot-Out Series will begin on Friday, June 20. There will be separate point champions crowned from both the Spring and Summer Shoot-Out Series.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, June 25. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller�s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller�s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and �cold pit� areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the �Big Track.�

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the �Big Track� and the �Outback Track.�

Friday, June 13, 2014

SSP Outback Track Time Schedule � Spring Series

(Subject to Change)

5:45 p.m. Pit Gates Open (no general admission)

7:00 p.m. Driver�s Draw for Position Ends (all entries after 7 p.m. will start at rear of

qualifying event).

7:00 p.m. � 7:20 p.m.Practice Begins

7:20 p.m. Driver�s Meeting (Parents welcome to attend as well).

7:30.m. Racing Begins ( Heats & Features)

Class Rotation: To Be Announced at the Driver�s Meeting

Sunday, June 15, 2014

SSP Big Track Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

4:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: Non-members - $25.00; Members - $22.00.

5:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) - $18.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11-17) - $15.00; Children (10 & under) - Free

6:10 p.m. Heat in Engines (All Cars)

6:30 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. Tr ack Prep Laps Begin

Rotation: 358 Sprint Cars

Super Sprint Cars

7:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

358 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Super Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (10 laps)

358 Sprint Cars Consolation Race (8/10 laps) � if needed

Super Sprint Car Consolation Race (8/10 laps) � if needed

Super Sprint Car Feature (25 laps)

358 Sprint Car Feature (20 laps)

· Top 3 finishers from each heat and top 5 finishers from the feature to the scales/tech in the infield.

· Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature - $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

 

 

USAC Eastern Storm Finale Cancelled Due to Persistent Rain

SSP Outback Track Spring Shoot-Out Results from Friday Night

Next Wednesday Test & Tune on June 11

Newberrytown, PA (June 8, 2014) � The Finale for the USAC Eastern Storm Tour featuring the USAC wingless Sprint Cars and ARDC wingless Midgets was cancelled due to rain on Sunday night at the Susquehanna Speedway Park. Spotty rain showers delayed the program and finally cancelled the program after time trials for the 25 USAC Sprint Cars were completed. During qualifying, a new one-lap track record was established by Jon Stanbaugh with a time of 16.821 seconds.

Refunds for rainchecks for the June 8 race may be obtained in one of the following ways:

· Grandstands � All ticket stubs must be readable and contain the proper five digit number.

· Pit Passes � Must contain the five digit identification number.

1. May be exchanged for any remaining event at SSP for the 2014 season. The difference in prices will be returned in the form of cash.

2. May be sent to the SSP home office at 3805 Natalie Lane, Dover, PA 17315. Please include the following information with the tickets or pit passes � Name of recipient (one name for all passes or tickets), mailing address, phone number and email address.

On Sunday night, June 15, the 410 Super Sprint Cars return to SSP in the Father�s Day Sprint Car Special. The 7th Annual Summer Classic will feature the 410 cubic inch powered Sprint Cars joined by the 358 Sprint Cars. There will be no racing on Saturday, June 14.

The Super 410 Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways) . All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

The 358 Sprint Car feature will pay $1,500-to-win for the 20-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the 358 Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Trailways Speedways) . All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event (1500 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

On Sunday, t he pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $18.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14 .

Past Winners of Sprint Car Summer Classic:

2008: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); P.J. Garguilo (ARDC Midgets); Geremy Sheaffer (Legends

Cars).

2009: Adrian Shaffer (358 Sprint Cars); Meme Desantis (Small Block Modifieds); Reed Salony

(Legends Cars).

2010: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).

2011: Logan Schuchart (358 Sprint Cars); Drew Heistand (ARDC Midgets).

2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Jacob Allen (358 Sprint Cars).

2 013: Chad Layton (410 Sprint Cars); Austin Hogue (358 Sprint Cars).

2 014: To be determined on Sunday, June 15, 2014

On Friday night, June 13, the final round of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver�s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. T he entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver�s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 � 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The 9-race Summer Shoot-Out Series will begin on Friday, June 20. There will be separate point champions crowned from both the Spring and Summer Shoot-Out Series.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, June 11. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller�s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller�s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and �cold pit� areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the �Big Track.�

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the �Big Track� and the �Outback Track.�

 

 

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Seven Feature FREE FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT At Port Royal This Week

Twin 410 sprint, late model, 305 sprint and single xtreme stock features on tap!

6/8/14

Port Royal – A monstrous night of crowd pleasing racing action is in store on FREE Fan Appreciation/Camera & Autograph Night at Port Royal Speedway this Saturday night, June 14 at 7 pm. The night will also offer general admission access to the pit area until 5:30 pm.

Totally free general admission is being offered for a fantastic seven feature night of sprint car and stock car racing.

There will be no heat races during the bold promotional event as all racing will be comprised of make-up features held over from rain postponements on both May 3 and May 24.

General admission gates will open at 4 pm.

Racing action on the night will include a pair of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint mains, a pair of Enviroman Products/Jake’s Carts super late model features, a pair of River Valley Builders 305 sprint mains and the evening will end with a feature for the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

The held over features from the May 24 Fallen Heroes Championships program will be spun off first on the agenda.

The 410 sprints will take to the track to complete the final 16 laps of the May 24 Fallen Heroes Championship with Mike Erdley leading the way in the $5,000 to win affair followed by Rick Lafferty, Dave Ely, Lucas Wolfe and Blane Heimbach.

Up next will be the 25-lap championship for the super late models, paying $2,000 to win followed by the 25-lapper for the 305 sprints.

And then in the same order, the regular mains from the May 3 show will be presented with a 25-lapper for 410 sprints and 20-lap features for the super lates and 305s.

The final race on the program will be the xtreme stock feature event.

ALL GENERAL ADMISSION FOR THE JUNE 14, SEVEN-FEATURES PROGRAM IS FREE.

May 24 pit raincheck wristbands will be honored for pit admission on June 14. Anyone without a May 24 raincheck wristband who wishes to enter the pit area on June 14 will be required to purchase a pit admission at the regular price of $25.

Prior to the races on June 14, The Remnants, a local classic rock and country band, will be performing adjacent to the grandstand to get the night started.

Lineups for June 14 make up main events:

Race No. 1, 410 sprints, 25 laps (resumed with nine laps completed): 1. Mike Erdley, (Scott Wilson – 1 lap down), 2. Rick Lafferty, 3. Dave Ely, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Blane Heimbach, 6. Davey Sammons, 7. Chad Layton, 8. Greg Hodnett, 9. Doug Esh, 10. Brent Marks, 11. Mike Wagner, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Nate Snyder, 14. Brock Zearfoss, 15. Lance Dewease, 16. Curt Stroup, 17. Dave Hahn, 18. Dustin Baney, 19. Trenton Sheaffer, (Joey Hershey – 1 lap down), 20. Justin Barger, 21. Dylan Cisney

Race No. 2, late models, 25 laps: 1. Hayes Mattern, 2. Coleby Frye, 3. Andy Haus, 4. Scott Haus, 5. Dave Zona, 6. Brett Schadel, 7. Matt Parks, 8. Nick Dickson, 9. Eric Zembower, 10. Tim Wilson, 11. Jim Yoder, 12. Dylan Yoder, 13. Austin Berry, 14. Mitch Hack, 15. Mike Lupfer, 16. Matt Sponaugle, 17. Rance Garlock, 18. Tim Smith Jr., 19. Patrick Bryner, 20. Jason Schmidt, 21. Derrick Casner, 22. Bob Dunn, 23. Waylon Wagner, 24. Trent Brenneman

Alternates In Order: Tim Fedder, Meade Hahn, Dustin Hoffman, Danny Snyder, Brad Kling, Mike Mort, Harold Ranck, Chuck Haydt

Race No. 3, 305 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Roger Irvine, 2. Mark Watkins, 3. Sean Kirkpatrick, 4. Alex Schanz, 5. Paul Snyder, 6. Jeff Miller Jr., 7. Anthony Fiore, 8. Tyler Bear, 9. John Braim, 10. Scott Ellerman, 11. Cody Lehman, 12. Nathan Gramley, 13. James Pride, 14. Zach Newlin, 15. Erin Statler, 16. Reed Thompson, 17. Randy Kaylor, 18. Jason Bergstresser, 19. Jon Haegele, 20. Wayne Dedetto, 21. Lance Newlin, 22. Eric Parker, 23. John Bott, 24. Mike Shuckers, 25. Mike Wagner II., 26. Clair Wintermyer

Race No. 4, 410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Rodney Westhafer, 2. Justin Barger, 3. Mark Coldren, 4. Davey Sammons, 5. Mike Wagner, 6. Curt Stroup, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Trenton Sheaffer, 9. Rick Lafferty, 10. Dave Hahn, 11. Mike Erdley, 12. Chad Layton, 13. Joey Hershey, 14. Dylan Cisney, 15. Jon Brennfleck, 16. Dustin Baney, 17. Blane Heimbach, 18. Dave Ely, 19. Scott Wilson, 20. Francis Sesco, 21. Ryan Taylor, 22. Nate Snyder

Race No. 5, late models, 20 laps: 1. Mitch Hack, 2. Matt Parks, 3. Mike Lupfer, 4. Tim Fedder, 5. Randy Burkholder, 6. Scott Haus, 7. Bud Phillips, 8. Brett Schadel, 9. Nick Dickson, 10. Waylon Wagner, 11. Trent Brenneman, 12. Patrick Bryner, 13. Dustin Hoffman, 14. Tim Smith Jr., 15. Harold Ranck, 16. Austin Berry, 17. Dave Brouse Sr., 18. Jason Schmidt, 19. Mike Mort, 20. Eric Zembower, 21. Brett Hockenberry

Race No. 6, 305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Eric Parker, 2. Kyle Lloyd, 3. Jeff Miller, 4. Ken Duke, 5. Nathan Gramley, 6. Anthony Fiore, 7. Kody Lehman, 8. Ron Aurand, 9. Tyler Bear, 10. Erin Statler, 11. Mark Watkins, 12. John Braim, 13. Mike Wagner II., 14. Wayne Dadetto, 15. Tyler Reeser, 16. Jonathan Wanchalk, 17. Roger Irvine, 18. Randy Kaylor, 19. James Pride, 20. Zach Newlin, 21. Colby Dice, 22. Scott Ellerman, 23. Reed Thompson, 24. Jake Waters, 25. Clair Wintermyer, 26. Lance Newlin, 27. Cory Thornton

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information at the speedway’s official website at www. portroyalspeedway.com. Or, visit the speedway on Twitter or Facebook.

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 Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw major changes this weekend as 3 full point series races where completed. Friday night saw Brad McClelland pick up his 4th win of the season at Trail Way Speedway, while Saturday night saw 2 complete point paying features being run at Lincoln Speedway. Lincoln made up the 358 feature from Memorial Day Weekend and the 2013 Central PA 358 Point Series Rookie of the Year Chase Dietz would go on to score his 2nd win of the season in impressive fashion. Niki Young would be the runner up while Series point leader Kevin Nouse would come home 3rd in the first feature. In the regularly scheduled feature event Mike Bittinger would pick up his 1st feature win of the season abord the Markey "Bat mobile" while last weeks winner Jeff Rohrbaugh would come home in 2nd. Kevin Nouse would back up his 3rd place finish in the make up feature with a 4th place finish in the nite cap while Niki Young would finish 5th.

With all races finally completed The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade was finally able to add in both races from Memorial Day Weekend as well as this weekends 2 point series races. When the dust has finally settled Kevin Nouse was able to keep the series points lead but saw it shrink to just 41 points over 2nd place Brad McClelland. Both drivers have been the hottest drivers in the 358 division all season as they both have 4 wins, so this season long battle is shaping up to be an incredible run to the final points race of the season in November at Susquehanna Speedway. Speaking of Susquehanna Speedway this coming weekend the 358 series will compete for the 2nd time at the track on Sunday night. The drivers will have a chance to double up on points for the series with this special event.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade
looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -425 Pts. (4 Win)
2. Brad McClelland -384 Pts.(4 Win)
3. Chase Dietz -280 Pts. (2 win)
4. Niki Young -260 Pts. (1 win)
5. Matt Campbell -248 Pts. (1 win)
6. Chandler Leiby -235 Pts.
7. Robert Kendall - 216 Pts. (1 Win)
8. Tyler Esh - 173 - Pts.
9.Randy Whisler - 171 Pts.
10.Cody Fletcher - 166 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are
Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Delco Designs
WRT Speedwerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are...

June 13th Trail Way Speedway
June 14th Lincoln Speedway
June 15th Susquehanna Speedway
June 20th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway
June 21st Lincoln Speedway
June 27th Trail Way Speedway
July 4th Trail Way Speedway
July 5th Lincoln Speedway

 

 

OTT & WILSON SCORE FIRST SELINSGROVE WINS IN SPRINTS & LATE MODELS; BACHMAN WINS PRO STOCK THRILLER

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Aaron Ott of East Berlin chased down Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., in the first half of Saturday night's 34th running of the Jack Gunn Memorial for 360 sprint cars before securing the lead and rocketing to his first career win at the historic Snyder County half-mile oval.

Ott earned $3,500 for his victory in the 30-lap United Racing Company-sanctioned tribute race to the late Hall of Fame promoter Jack Gunn at the wheel of the Don Ott Racing Engines No. 25. Ott, who also won the URC 360 sprint car race Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, became the fourth different 360 sprint car feature winner this season at Selinsgrove.

"I wanted to win here for so long," said Ott in Victory Lane. "My hat's off to my crew and the racetrack. This was an absolutely awesome racetrack tonight on both the top and bottom. I'm just ecstatic to be here. I can't say enough about this weekend."

Derek Locke of Mechanicsburg was the night's Fast Tees Fast Qualifier over a stellar field of 358-360 sprint cars with a lap time of 17.287.

Tim Wilson of Port Royal also earned his first career win at the track in the 25-lap super late model feature. Wilson became the division's sixth different winner in seven races this season.

The suspenseful, wheel-to-wheel battle in the 15-lap pro stock feature went to Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove. The win was Bachman's second of the season.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the first-ever Patriot Sprint Tour-sanctioned event plus late models and pro stocks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14. The sprint cars will compete for $2,571 to win in the Joe Whitcomb Memorial. Gates will open at 5 p.m.

Polesitter Robbie Stillwaggon took the early lead in the sprint car feature over second-place starter Davie Franek. On the third circuit, however, Stillwaggon's car developed mechanical problems and he was forced to withdraw from the race. Franek inherited the lead and was chased by fourth-place starter Greg Hodnett.

A battle for third ensued between third-place starter TJ Stutts and sixth-place starter Aaron Ott. Ott eventually advanced to third and quickly reeled in Hodnett in a race for the second position. On lap 10, Ott drew a bead on the bottom of the racetrack through turns one and two and took over the second position.

At the halfway point in the 30-lap contest, Ott made the winning pass using the inside lane off turn two following a wheel-to-wheel battle with Franek. Once he got the lead, Ott started to stretch his lead in traffic as Stutts powered into second on lap 22.

With five laps remaining, Ott was navigating his way through heavy lapped traffic. At the finish, Ott scored an impressive 3.8-second margin of victory over Stutts, 15th-place starter Mark Smith, Hodnett, and 20th-place starter Pat Cannon.

Second-place starter Tim Wilson led the first lap of the late model feature. On the second circuit, second-place runner Harry Miller spun in turn and collected five other cars in the incident. When the race resumed, Wilson set the pace in front of sixth-place starter Donnie Schick while a race for third unfolded between eighth-place starter Jeff Rine and ninth-place starter Jim Yoder.

On a lap 11 restart, Bryan Bernheisel and Austin Berry made contact on the backstretch, resulting in an 11-car melee that brought out the red flag. There were no driver injuries reported. When the race restarted, Yoder's car developed a flat tire on lap 12.

In the second half of the race, Wilson streaked away from the field and posted a straightaway victory over Schick, Rine, last week's winner Dave Zona, and Bryan Bernheisel.

Fourth-place starter Nathan Long charged into the lead at the start of the pro stock feature. Long was pressured by polesitter Jake Buck and then fifth-place starter Kyle Bachman. Long and Bachman see-sawed for the lead several times and an all-out war on wheels unfolded at the front of the pack.

Bachman eventually secured the lead with an inside pass racing off turn four. In the final laps 11th-place starter Brad Mitch stormed into the second spot and put in a bid for the lead. On the final lap, no less than five cars were racing under a blanket to determine the winner of the suspenseful feature.

When the checkered flag waved, it was Bachman taking the win by the slimmest of margins over Mitch, 10th-place starter Andrew Shoop, Buck, and ninth-place starter AJ Stroup.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 7 June 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 29 Entries 30-Lap Jack Gunn Memorial: 1) 25 Aaron Ott 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 1 Mark Smith 4) 27 Greg Hodnett 5) 3 Pat Cannon 6) 28F Davie Franek 7) 77 Derek Locke 8) 5G Curt Michael 9) 1W Brock Zearfoss 10) 25 Josh Weller 11) 76 Larry Kelleher 12) 5 Justin Barger 13) 33W Michael Walter II 14) 66 Ryan Kissinger 15) 3Z Bobby Parrow 16) 19 Colby Womer 17) 98 Joe Trenca 18) 79 Jordan Thomas 19) 77W Will Eggimann 20) 29S Derek Steward 21) 7 Ed Aikin 22) 99K Cody Keller 23) 8C Brian Carber 24) 56 Randy West 25) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 26) 12B Brad Franks Heat Winners: Brian Carber, Ryan Kissinger, Cody Keller B-Main Winner: Joe Trenca Time Trials: 1) Derek Locke 17.287 2) Greg Hodnett 17.580 3) TJ Stutts 17.617 4) Brock Zearfoss 17.630 5) Josh Weller 17.636 6) Pat Cannon 17.651 7) Davie Franek 17.698 8) Andy Best 17.728 9) Ed Aikin 17.728 10) Robbie Stillwaggon 17.734 11) Ryan Kissinger 17.899 12) Aaron Ott 17.917 13) Curt Michael 17.939 14) Larry Kelleher 18.010 15) Cody Keller 18.023 16) Brian Carber 18.036 17) Will Eggimann 18.062 18) Colby Womer 18.085 19) Joe Trenca 18.101 20) Randy West 18.153 21) Justin Barger 18.158 22) Jordan Thomas 18.246 23) Michael Walter II 18.264 24) Jason Shultz 18.360 25) Brad Franks 18.866 26) Derek Steward 19.368 27) Troy Betts DNT 28) Bobby Parrow DNT 29) Mark Smith DNT Late Models – 24 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 3 Tim Wilson 2) 6 Donnie Schick 3) 2J Jeff Rine 4) 99Z Dave Zona 5) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 6) 2 Steve Campbell 7) 27 Jim Yoder 8) 61 Ken Trevitz 9) 10 Dave Stamm 10) 11 Jason Schmidt 11) 16 Matt Cochran 12) 14B Austin Berry 13) 76 Andy Haus 14) 91 Chad Davis 15) 15F Scott Flickinger 16) 88 Tony Adams 17) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 18) 7M Meade Hahn 19) 19 Dustin Hoffman 20) 28 Jason Smith 21) 14 Dave Brouse Sr. 22) 9 Hayes Mattern 23) 6M Harry Miller 24) 119 Jim Bernheisel Heat Winners: Andy Haus, Tim Wilson, Dustin Hoffman Pro Stocks – 23 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 99 Kyle Bachman 2) 10M Brad Mitch 3) 8S Andrew Shoop 4) 11 Jake Buck 5) 26 AJ Stroup 6) 63 Nathan Long 7) 111 Derrick Garman 8) 3 Brandon Moser 9) 2C Adam Cambell 10) 28J Jeff Ceballo 11) 70J John Schreffler 12) 83 Matt Wilson 13) 71 Kurt Wray 14) 1C Jamin Chapman 15) 74 Rob Baker 16) 6 Nate Herman 17) 6C Pete Lauver 18) 1H Steve Knepp 19) 85 Terry Lauver 20) 3G Jim Gearhart 21) 1 Peanut Heintzelman 22) 28 Dan Condo 23) 40 Tommy Slanker Heat Winners: Kyle Bachman, Jake Buck, Kurt Wray

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Bacon Sizzles For USAC Eastern Storm Port Royal Victory

Trent Brenneman subs and wins Port first in stock cars, Drevicki takes ARDC Midgets

6/7/14

Port Royal –Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, took the $6,000 USAC Eastern Storm sprint car feature event at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, putting on an exciting show for the fans for his first ever oval victory.

For Bacon, aboard the Hoffman Racing No. 69, the victory helped widen his advantage in the Eastern Storm series that concludes on Sunday night.

In the 15-lap econo late model feature event, super sub Trent Brenneman upset the field while filling in for regular driver Todd Snook to etch his name in the Port Royal history books where his grandfather Butch Renninger owns countless stock car wins and titles.

The 20-lap ARDC Midget feature went to Steve Drevicki in a flag to flag performance.

The start of the 30-lap USAC sprint car feature event got off to a rocky start when the yellow flag unfurled for a false start.

As the yellow fell over the field, seventh starter Tracy Hines of New Castle, Indiana, snap rolled in the second corner, turning the yellow to red.

Hines was uninjured but two other cars involved including Robert Ballou had to tag the rear of the field for the restart.

Second starter Jon Stanbrough of Avon, Indiana, took control of the main when action did get started with polesitter Kevin Thomas Jr. of Cullman, Alabama, following in second and third starter Bacon running in third.

During the early going Stanbrough and Thomas got away from Bacon and raced back and forth for control before Thomas finally seized the spot on the fourth tour.

But one lap later Bacon surged into second while touring around the inside groove and as leader Thomas entered the backmarkers on the 10th circuit, Bacon was knocking on the door for the lead.

It took a few attempts for Bacon to gain control as he pushed his racer underneath Stewart in the first and second turns repeatedly only to see Thomas regain the lead as he jetted off of the cushion onto the backstretch.

But finally with 12 laps to go Bacon was able to take the spot for good before beginning to get away from the field.

Meanwhile, having restarted at the rear of the field, Robert Ballou was stirring the fans with an impressive march into the front of the field.

And by the time that Bacon took the checkers with Thomas and Stanbrough following, Ballou was knocking on the door for third.

Last year’s Port Royal USAC winner, Dave Darland crossed the finish line in fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Chase Stockon, Justin Grant, Bryan Clauson, Shane Cockrum and Hunter Schuerenberg.

Heats for the 23 cars went to Hines, Cockrum and Ballou.

Fast time, worth $100 from Packers Concessions, was set by Justin Grant of Ione, California, with a lap of 19.247 seconds.

Brenneman started second in the 15-lap econo late model feature event but found third starter Jason Nace taking the lead at the start.

Brenneman stuck close to leader Nace during the first 10 laps before pulling the trigger for the lead with just five laps to go.

Once in command, Brenneman pulled away from the field as a four car race for second unfolded between Nace, Eric Irvin, Tim Krape and three time winner Andrew Yoder.

Racing through traffic, Yoder bulled his way into second with a pair of laps left but failed to close on Brenneman.

Irvin was third followed by Krape and Nace.

Twin heats for the 16 cars went to Yoder and Nace.

Drevicki started on the pole of the ARDC Midget main and led all 20 laps of the race.

A lone caution flag at the halfway point regrouped the field but no one could challenge Drevicki.

Instead attention turned to eighth starter Steve Buckwalter who moved into second with a pair of laps to go.

Tim Buckwalter, who took second with nine laps to go, ended up falling to third at the finish.

Brenden Bright ended fourth and Bruce Buckwalter Jr. rode home fifth.

Heats went to Steve Buckwalter and Drevicki.

Feature Finishes

6/7/14

USAC sprints, 30 laps: 1. Brady Bacon, 2. Kevin Thomas Jr., 3. Jon Stanbrough, 4. Robert Ballou, 5. Dave Darlan, 6. Chase Stockon, 7. Justin Grant, 8. Bryan Clauson, 9. Shane Cockrum, 10. Hunter Schuerenberg, 11. Chris Windom, 12. CJ Leary, 13. Chad Boespflug, 14. Jarett Andretti, 15. Dalten Gabbard, 16. Mark Bitner, 17. Trevor Kobylarz, 18. Joey Biasi, 19. Daron Clayton, 20. Curt Stroup, 21. Billy Pauch Jr., 22. Brian Ehrenzeller, 23. Tracy Hines

DNQ: Dylan Yoder, Glenn Elliott, Hayes Mattern, Austin Berry, Patrick Bryner, Bryon Sipe, Tim Fedder,

355 econo late models, 15 laps: 1. Trent Brenneman, 2. Andrew Yoder, 3, Eric Irvin, 4. Tim Krape, 5. Jason Nace, 6. Devin Hart, 7. Shaun Miller, 8. Harold Ranck, 9. Troy Miller, 10. Cody Buterbaugh, 11. Lloyd Hockenberry, 12. Danny Sollers, 13. Garrett Gray, 14. Jared Fulkroad, 15. Ken Stitt Jr.,

DNS: Lucas Bryner

ARDC Midgets, 20 laps: 1. Steve Drevicki, 2. Steve Buckwalter, 3. Tim Buckwalter, 4. Brenden Bright, 5. Bruce Buckwalter Jr., 6. Trevor Kobylarz, 7. Tony Dimattea, 8. Nick Wean, 9. Brett Arndt, 10. Kyle Lick, 11. Jim Radney, 12. Brian Gilmore, 13. Tommy Kunsman, 14. Greg Fitzpatrick, 15. Austin Burke, 16. Brett Wanner, 17. John Barnett, 18. Ryan Greth

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

DARYL GOHN/GLENN GOHN SR. MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., June 14, 2014 (Time Trials at 7:30 PM – PROSPECT METAL & USED AUTO PARTS NIGHT: ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS for 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints plus KIDS BIG WHEELS

Sat., June 21, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – BAPS NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends (Regular & 5/24 Make-up Feature)

Sat., June 28, 2014 (Time Trials at 7:30 PM) – PA SPEEDWEEK Show/15TH ANNUAL KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL: 410 Sprints ($7,000-to-win) & Central PA Legends

GRASSO SCORES FIRST CAREER LINCOLN WIN IN ANNUAL GOHN MEMORIAL FOR 410 SPRINTS;

Dietz, Bittinger claim 358 sprint wins; Zimmerman first-time Lincoln winner in All-American Outlaws

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 6/7/2014 – “Is this for real?”

So asked J.J. Grasso after holding off Danny Dietrich and then points leader Alan Krimes to claim his first career Lincoln Speedway 410 sprint car feature win in the Annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn, Sr. Memorial Saturday night.

Time trials and four-car inversions for the qualifiers placed Grasso on the outside of the front row for the 25-lapper. Grasso followed polesitter Steve Owings for a lap before making what turned out to be the race-winning pass on lap two. Despite leading the rest of the way, Grasso had to withstand the mid-race challenges of fourth-starting Dietrich and then the late-race charge of sixth-starting Krimes.

Grasso stayed on the top side for entire race, despite a disappearing cushion in the top of the turns. He actually bounced off the wall in turns three and four late in the race.

“It didn’t seem like that bottom was there in one and two,” said Grasso, “When I caught lapped traffic, those guys were running pretty equal. But I kept getting higher and higher off of two, and I wasn’t sure if I should try to maybe diamond it off a little bit or what.”

“You could see there’s just nothing there, said the driver of the BK Trucking #37, “It was nerve-racking, and I was holding my breath for every lap of it. I can’t believe this!”

Grasso’s final margin of victory was 1.94 seconds, and his total winnings (counting Gohn family and sponsor contingency prizes) was $4,600.

Krimes held onto the Lincoln points lead with his second-place finish, followed by Dietrich (who finished with a damaged front wing), Cory Haas, and Owings. Sixth through tenth were 11th-starting Brian Montieth, 13th-starting Lance Dewease, Ryan Smith, Jim Siegel, and Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

Heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Danny Dietrich, Haas, Grasso, and Owings, with Brandon Rahmer winning the consolation. Jim Siegel sets fast time over the 32-car field with a one lap time of 13.623 seconds (99.097 MPH).

In the 358 sprint division, Chase Dietz started the night off by scoring his second career win in the make-up feature from May 24th. Mike Bittinger held off Jeff Rohrbaugh and C.J. Tracey to win the regularly-scheduled event.

In the make-up feature, Dietz started eighth and passed sixth-starting Bittinger for the lead on lap seven. Bittinger faded to sixth at the end, with ninth-starting Niki Young, 11th-starting Kevin Nouse, Doug Hammaker, and Chandler Leiby completing the top five.

In the regularly-scheduled event, Bittinger drove the Michael Markey #31 to his fourth career Lincoln win. Bittinger again started sixth, and grabbed the lead from C.J. Tracy with two laps to go. Tracy, who passed polesitter Chris Frank on for the lead on lap four, finally gave up second to Jeff Rohrbaugh on lap 19. Tracy, Nouse, and 15th-starting Young (who flipped in his heat), rounded out the top five.

Heats for the 26 358 sprinters were won by Bittinger, Nouse, and Tracy.

Kurt Zimmerman won his first-ever Lincoln feature in the 20-lap All-American Outlaw event, a race which saw five lead changes among three drivers.

Zimmerman, from Pasadena, MD, crossed 1.41 seconds in front of Dylan Keim, who was not one of the drivers to lead the race.

Randy Doty led the first three laps before Justin Cullum and Zimmerman swapped the lead twice, with Zimmerman taking the lead for good on lap 11. Cullum, Steve Jorda, and Doty completed the top five.

Heats for the All American Outlaws were won by Doty and Zimmerman.

Next Saturday, June 14, it will be PROSPECT METAL & USED AUTO PARTS NIGHT featuring the ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS for 410 Sprints. They will be joined by the 358 Sprints plus KIDS BIG WHEELS races! Time trials will get underway at 7:30 PM. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

DARYL GOHN/GLENN GOHN SR. MEMORIAL

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 37-JJ Grasso ($4,600); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 35-Steve Owings; 6. 21-Brian Montieth; 7. 14-Lance Dewease; 8. 94-Ryan Smith; 9. 59-Jim Siegel; 10. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 11. 19M-Brent Marks; 12. 52-Austin Hogue; 13. 8-Billy Dietrich; 14. 15-Adam Wilt; 15. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 16. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 17. 92-Tyler Ross; 18. 22T-Matt Boland; 19. 45-Kevin Nagy; 20. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 21. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 22. 29-Ryan Wilson; 23. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 24. 2-Ryan Bohlke (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Steve Owings (1), JJ Grasso (2-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/5to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 19M-Brent Marks; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 6K-Chris Knopp. No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 4. 22T-Matt Boland; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 85-Nathan Berwager; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF); 8. 45-Kevin Nagy. Time – 2:28.78

3rd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 37-JJ Grasso; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 6. 56-Tim Wagaman; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF). Time – 2:27.25

4th Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 92-Tyler Ross; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 94-Ryan Smith; 5. 29-Ryan Wilson; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 8. 91-David Quackenbush. Time – 2:33.53

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 45-Kevin Nagy; 5. 56-Tim Wagaman; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 6K-Chris Knopp; 9. 85-Nathan Berwager; 10. 4-John Rudisill; 11. 21T-Scott Fisher; 12. 91-David Quackenbush. Time – 2:44.46

TIME TRIALS - 1. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.623 seconds (99.097 MPH); 2. 22T-Matt Boland, 13.632; 3. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.637; 4. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.641; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.675; 6. 2-Ryan Bohlke, 13.732; 7. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.736; 8. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.757; 9. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.757; 10. 14-Lance Dewease, 13.769; 11. 69-Tim Glatfelter, 13.805; 12. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.826; 13. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.868; 14. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.872; 15. 37-JJ Grasso, 13.880; 16. 35-Steve Owings, 13.913; 17. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.934; 18. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.967; 19. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.970; 20. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.973; 21. 4-John Rudisill, 13.976; 22. 45-Kevin Nagy, 13.988; 23. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 14.052; 24. 99M-Kyle Moody, 14.077; 25. 6K-Chris Knopp, 14.121; 26. 8-Billy Dietrich, 14.137; 27. 56-Tim Wagaman, 14.166; 28. 29-Ryan Wilson, 14.181; 29. 69-Shane Hoff, 14.217; 30. 85-Nathan Berwager, 14.506; 31. 21T-Scott Fisher, 14.548; 32. 91-David Quackenbush, 15.206.

358 SPRINTS:

5/24 Make-up Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 91-Niki Young; 3. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 31-Mike Bittinger; 7. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 8. 35-Tyler Esh; 9. 21-CJ Tracey; 10. 3W-Duane Watson; 11. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 12. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 13. 97-Brie Hershey; 14. 5a-Brian Allman; 15. 28-Matt Findley; 16. 10-Zach Eucalano; 17. 47-Michael Hamer (DNF); 18. 90-Jordon Givler (DNF); 19. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. (DNF); 20. 89-Ashley Cappetta (DNF); 21. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 22. 45H-Jeff Halligan (DNF); 23. 29-Chris Arnold (DNF); 24. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Mike Bittinger (1-6), Chase Dietz (7-20)

Regular Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 31-Mike Bittinger; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 21-CJ Tracy; 4. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 5. 91-Niki Young; 6. 2D-Chase Dietz; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 9. 5A-Brian Allman; 10. 97-Brie Hershey; 11. 28-Matt Findley; 12. 29-Chris Arnold; 13. 5-Phil Walter; 14. 35-Tyler Esh; 15. 66-Doug Hammaker; 16. 59T-Tim Stallings; 17. 90-Jordon Givler; 18. 10-Zach Eucalano; 19. 47-Michael Hamer; 20. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 21. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 22. 119-Chandler Leiby (DNF); 23. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. No Time

Lap Leaders – Chris Frank (1-3), CJ Tracy (4-17), Mike Bittinger (18-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 31-Mike Bittinger; 2. 5A-Brian Allman; 3. 35-Tyler Esh; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 7. 90-Jordon Givler; 8. 28-Matt Findley; 9. 47-Michael Hamer. Time – 2:47.72

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 2D-Chase Dietz; 5. 29-Chris Arnold; 6. 16-Matt Campbell; 7. 59T-Tim Stallings; 8. 10-Zach Eucalano; 9. 5-Phil Walter. Time – 2:45.28

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-CJ Tracy; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 4. 00-Chris Frank; 5. 91-Niki Young (DNF); DNS – 38D-Kyle Denmyer, 45H-Jeff Halligan, 3W-Duane Watson. No Time

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES continues. . . . 410 SPRINT PENNSYLVANIA SPEED WEEK & ROC BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS RETURN TO THE HILL TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 1 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

As the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates their 25th Anniversary season at the Grandview Speedway, the 410 sprints and ROC Big Block Modifieds are next on the schedule with a Tuesday night, July 1 event planned. The best 410 sprint car drivers of Central Pennsylvania will be in the field joined a talented roster of modified stars. Time trials and qualifying events will lead up to the $5,000 to win 35 lap 410 Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week feature event. The modifieds will compete in heat race qualifying building to a 60 lap $5,000 to win feature event. Gates will open at 5 PM with qualifying getting underway at 7:30 PM.

Expected 410 sprint car entries include defending Thunder Series Champion Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease, Brian Montieth, Mark Smith, Alan Krimes, Brent Marks and Doug Esh. The modified roster may include Matt Sheppard, Stewart Friesen, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Kevin Hirthler, Rick Laubach, Richie Pratt Jr, Kevin Hirthler, Doug Manmiller, Craig VonDohren and Mike Gular.

This is a “must see” event bringing together the best drivers of both the 410 sprints and the Big Block Modifieds. The adult admission price is $25, Childrent 6-11 $10 and children 5 and under are Free. The pit fee is $30 and a license is not required.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is presented by Window World, Pioneer Pole Buildings, MACH 1 Chassis and GALCO Telephone Communications.

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Presented by: Window World, Pioneer Pole Buildings, MACH 1 Chassis & GALCO Business Communications & Window World

Grandview Speedway Route 100 Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688 Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456 Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Window World is America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

2014 Thunder Series Race Dates: Tuesday, July 1 7:30 PM 410 Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series Plus ROC Modifieds Tuesday, July 29 7:30 PM 17th Annual Traffic JAM ROC Modifieds & 410 Sprints Saturday, Oct 18 6 PM House of Thunder Halloween Party- - Features Only Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends, Monster Smash Demo Derby, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. Rain Date: Sunday, October 19 4 PM

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 52nd Anniversary season in 2014. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

 

 

McCLELLAND MAKES IT FOUR OUT OF SEVEN IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS;

Hanover, PA (06/06/14) –“I don’t know what to say about this race, but a win is a win.”

So said Brad McClelland after scoring his fourth win of the year in a bizarre 358 sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“I nearly spun a few times myself,” said McClelland upon exiting his Littlestown Auto Care/Rucker Computer Solutions/Hoosier Tire #6R in victory lane, “Guess I was trying to make a race of it. I thought I’d better take it easy.”

McClelland drew the number-four pill for the start, but ended up on the front row after a first-lap crash which resulted in a flip by fifth-starting Robbie Kendall on the backstretch. Kendall made contact with a spinning Tyler Buchenauer exiting turn two, with Buchenauer sliding into the infield. One-time winner Kendall was uninjured.

After the red flag, McClelland started beside polesitter Seth Kearchner and took the lead at the drop of the green. He ran away from the field en route to a non-stop time of 6:07.31, crossing a quarter of-a-lap ahead of Kearchner, with hard charger Randy Whisler (who came from ninth starting spot), Isaac Sneeringer (who changed a flat tire during the first-lap red and came from the rear), and rookie Wyatt Hinkle rounding out the top five.

They were the only cars that finished the event, with several cars dropping to the infield during the non-stop race, and only the top four cars running on the lead lap at the checkered.

It was McClelland’s division-leading 37th Trail-Way sprint car win.

Heats for the 12 “358” sprint cars on hand were won by McClelland and Kendall.

Brian Marriott scored the win in the 20-lap Mason/Dixon 270cc micro-sprint feature.

Marriott started on the outside of the front row, but chased polesitter and leader Bill Laughman for the first three laps before Laughman stopped on the track during a fourth-lap caution.

Laughman restarted at the rear and came back through the field to finish fifth.

Marriott led the rest of the way, with Steven Cox, Cory Myers, and Jim Still crossing second through fourth.

Heats for the 19 micros were won by Still and Brent Bull, who was among the cars that brought out the fourth-lap caution and was not able to continue.

Dan Furman claimed his second win of the year and the 13th of his Trail-Way career in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Furman started sixth and took the lead from Jim Jacobs on lap three. Two laps later, third-starting Craig Wagaman took the lead, and he paced the field for the next six laps before losing front left tire pressure and turning the lead back over to Furman on lap 11. Wagaman eventually brought out the caution when his tire went flat and he didn’t finish.

Patrick McClane came from eighth starting spot to finish second, with Michael Goodwin, ninth-starting Matt Wampler, and Chad Stine completing the top five.

Heats for the 16 street stocks were won by Wagaman and Jacobs.

Kenny Startzman picked up his first career win in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Startzman started third and took the lead from polesitter Rick Hopkins on lap three. He led the rest of the way, with a wild battle for the runner-up spot going to tenth-starting Ricky Weaver, Jr.

Third through fifth were 15th-starting Kyle Rohrbaugh, 12th-starting Matt Chronister, and Jeff Foster.

Qualifiers for the 17 limited stocks were won by Startzman and Robert Wellman.

Next Friday (6/13), Trail-Way will host the Precise Racing Products 358 Late Models, 358 Sprint Cars, 600cc Micro Sprints, and Limited Stocks. It is also “Camera and Autograph Night,” where the fans will have an opportunity to meet drivers and get autographs and take photos.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway June 6, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 64-Randy Whisler(Hard Charger); 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 9-Dalton Dietrich(DNF); 7. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer(DNF); 8. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF); 9. 75-Matt Sowers(DNF); 10. 66A-Cody Fletcher(DNF); 11. 55-Robert Kendall(DNF); DNS: 4-Dwight Leppo. Time 6:07.31.

Lap Leaders- Brad McClelland (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 5. 64-Randy Whisler(DNF); 6. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF). Time 2:22.50.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 55-Robert Kendall; 2. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 5. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 6. 75-Matt Sowers (DNF). Time 2:23.34.

Mason-Dixon 270cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 18-Brian Marriott; 2. 58-Steven Cox; 3. 20-Cory Myers; 4. 8-Jim Still; 5. 2-Bill Laughman; 6. 21-Jim Myers; 7. 79D-Coty Ramirez; 8. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 9. 66-Zack Wells; 10. 09-John Horton(DNF); 11. 17-Karl Wheeler, Jr.(3 laps down); 12. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.(DNF); 13. 64-Levi Peck(DNF); 14. 43-Brandon McMillion(DNF); 15. 22-Michael Boer(DNF); 16. 97-Billy Logeman(DNF); 17. 1B-Brent Bull(DNF); DNS: 44-Tim McClelland; 75-Patrick Donahue. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Bill Laughman (1-3); Brian Marriott (4-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 8-Jim Still; 2. 2-Bill Laughman; 3. 18-Brian Marriott; 4. 58-Steven Cox; 5. 20-Cory Myers; 6. 66-Zack Wells; 7. 09-John Horton; 8. 17-Karl Wheeler, Jr.; 9. 21-Jim Myers(DNF); 10. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.(DQ). Time 2:18.06.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 1B-Brent Bull; 2. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 3. 64-Levi Peck; 4. 97-Billy Logeman; 5. 22-Michael Boer; 6. 43-Brandon McMillion; 7. 79D-Coty Ramirez; DNS: 44-Tim McClelland; 75-Patrick Donahue. Time 2:14.16.

 

 

Kreitz Runs Down 7-second Montieth Lead For .010-second Williams Grove Win

Ott takes URC feature event

6/6/14

Mechanicsburg – Donnie Kreitz turned in a finish for the 410 sprint ages Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, staging an eye-opening run for victory that saw him erase a more than seven-second lead by Brian Montieth to nip him by .010 seconds at the finish line.

Including bonus and lap monies, Kreitz pocketed well over $4,500 for the regular, 25-lap win, which was the 59th of his Williams Grove career.

Aaron Ott was the winner of the 25-lap URC sprint main, taking over $2,000 for his convincing victory.

Montieth started second and Kreitz seventh in the 410 sprint field and as could have been predicted Montieth took command at the start and went to work running down the rear of the field.

Cory Haas got by Justin Barger for second on the third lap as Kreitz ran sixth.

Montieth was into traffic already on the sixth lap with Kreitz now fifth and as Montieth streaked away by the halfway point, Kreitz was still only up to the fourth position.

However Kreitz continued his forward march and took third with 10 laps to go and then ran down Haas for second with six laps left.

But even by that time, Montieth was nearly still a half lap ahead and Kreitz couldn’t even see him but the Sinking Spring veteran just poured it on during the final two and a half miles as Montieth just beat the top groove into submission.

And that’s how Kreitz ran him down by the finish, with continual bite all the way around the speedway as Montieth scrubbed speed in the middle of the corners while running the cushion.

The finish was that close as the pair came down to the stripe for the final time with Kreitz just to Montieth’s inside at the flagstand that the track scoreboard was made blank until an official determination of who got to the finish first was made.

And after a check of the electronic scoring and timing it was concluded that Kreitz got the win by an amazing .010 seconds as the Montieth fans stood stunned.

“I thought I was passing him for third coming to the line,” Kreitz admitted while seemingly amazed at himself.

“I’m shocked. We’re just so happy to win. Just to get one. That’s too close.”

Montieth ended up second with last week’s winner, Steve Buckwalter in third followed by Haas and Justin Barger.

Sixth through 10th went to Ryan Smith, Greg Hodnett, Rick Lafferty, Lance Dewease and Doug Esh.

Heats for the 28 cars went to Buckwalter, Lafferty and Kreitz.

Glenndon Forsythe led the first three laps fo the URC main before fifth starter Ott got by for the lead.

Mark Smith was the next driver to advance substantially, moving into second on the 11th lap after beginning the race in ninth spot.

Smith had a few clear shots at Ott on restarts but failed to muster any challenges for the win.

A red flag for a six-car pileup on the frontstretch with seven laps to go marred the event but there were no injuries.

Ott was victorious over Smith, Robbie Stillwaggon, Howie Locke and Curt Michael.

Sixth through 10th went to Josh Weller, Glenndon Forsythe, Brock Zearfoss, Davie Franek and Kody Lehman.

Heats for the 34-car URC field went to Chad Trout, Randy West and Zearfoss with Michael taking the consolation.

June 6, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Don Kreitz Jr., 2. Brian Montieth, 3. Steve Buckwalter, 4. Cory Haas, 5. Justin Barger, 6. Ryan Smith, 7. Greg Hodnett, 8. Rick Lafferty, 9. Lance Dewease, 10. Doug Esh, 11. Danny Dietrich, 12. Blane Heimbach, 13. Austin Hogue, 14. Ryan Wilson, 15. Ryan Taylor, 16. Pat Cannon, 17. Troy Fraker, 18. Brent Marks, 19. Rodney Westhafer, 20. Glenndon Forsythe, 21. Nicole Bower, 22. Alan Krimes, 23. Scott Wilson, 24. Gerard McIntyre J r.

DNQ: Ryan Slothower, Joe Trenca, Brock Zearfoss, Jimmy Seger

URC sprints, 25 laps: 1. Aaron Ott, 2. Mark Smith, 3. Robbie Stillwaggon, 4. Howie Locke, 5. Curt Michael, 6. Josh Weller, 7. Glenndon Forsythe, 8. Brock Zearfoss, 9. Davie Franek, 10. Cody Lehman, 11. Kyle Purks, 12. Ed Aiken, 13. Chandler Leiby, 14. Jimmy Stitzel, 15. Andy Best, 16. Jordan Givler, 17. Jordan Thomas, 18. Randy West, 19. Chad Trout, 20. Jason Clause, 21. Jay Galloway, 22. Brian Carber, 23. Nate Snyder, 24. Jonathan Swanson

DNQ: Troy Betts, Larry Kelleher, Joe Trenca, Chris Arnold, Anthony Fiore, Brad Franks, Will Eggiman, Keith Prutzman, Sean Campbell, David Swanson

 

 

USAC Wingless Sprint Cars Return to SSP on Sunday Night

Outback Track Racing Continues on Friday, June 6

Next Wednesday Test & Tune on June 11

Newberrytown, PA (June 5, 2014) - Up next at the SSP Big Track will be the USAC Eastern Storm Finale featuring the USAC wingless Sprint Cars on Sunday, June 8. Joining the program will be the wingless ARDC Midgets. There will be no racing on Saturday, June 7. The pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Warm-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. with qualifying following at 6:00 p.m. Racing action begins at time trials followed by consolation races and feature events. The USAC feature will be 30 laps in distance.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $25.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $20.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $35.00 with a reduced price of $30.00 for all USAC license holders.

On Friday night, June 6, the eighth round of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver�s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. T he entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver�s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 � 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The 9-race Summer Shoot-Out Series will begin on Friday, June 20. There will be separate point champions crowned from both the Spring and Summer Shoot-Out Series.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, June 11. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller�s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller�s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and �cold pit� areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the �Big Track.�

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the �Big Track� and the �Outback Track.�

Friday, June 6, 2014

SSP Outback Track Time Schedule � Spring Series

(Subject to Change)

5:45 p.m. Pit Gates Open (no general admission)

7:00 p.m. Driver�s Draw for Position Ends (all entries after 7 p.m. will start at rear of

qualifying event).

7:00 p.m. � 7:20 p.m.Practice Begins

7:20 p.m. Driver�s Meeting (Parents welcome to attend as well).

7:30.m. Racing Begins ( Heats & Features)

Class Rotation: To Be Announced at the Driver�s Meeting

Sunday, June 8, 2014

SSP Big Track Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

3:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: USAC Members - $30.00; Non members - $35.00

4:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) � $25.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11�17) - $20.00; Children (10 & under) � Free

5:20 p.m. Sprint Cars Heat in Motors

5:30 p.m. Track Preparation Laps Begin

6:00 p.m. Qualifying for USAC Sprint Cars

Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

Order of Events to be Determined by USAC

 

 

RAIN FORCES POSTPONEMENT OF LINCOLN USAC EASTERN STORM FEATURE UNTIL 2015

URC 360-358 Super Series consolation and "A" Main to also be made up as part of the 2015 show

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 6/4/2014 – An early evening shower hit the speedway just as the USAC Sprinters were lining up for their 30-lap, $6,000-to-win feature at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night. After waiting it out two hours, race promoters Bob Miller and Ray Herold and USAC Officials were forced to throw in the towel on the special mid-week show.

Due to contractual obligations with USAC and URC to pay the purse for make-up features to be run at Lincoln next year, the event was considered to be a complete show and rain checks will not be honored.

"Because 50% of the show was completed, we are required to pay the full and complete purses to both USAC and URC, said event co-coordinators Bob Miller and Ray Herold in a joint statement, "With USAC only coming east once per year, the only option is to reschedule the event in 2015. USAC will run a complete show plus the make-up feature. URC will again be part of the program and run two features as well in 2015. We greatly regret the decision."

"We started the show tonight ahead of the scheduled starting time, and moved the show along without delay," said Miller and Herold, "The rain began at 8:50 PM and continue to fall at this time. We apologize and like you, we wish we could have completed the show tonight."

Before the rain arrived, heats for the USAC sprinters were won by Hunter Schuerberg, CJ Leary, and Jon Stanbrough, with Daron Clayton winning the consolation. New wingless track records were set for one lap, 8-laps, and 12-laps.

Fast time in time trials over the 25-car field was set by Dave Darland in a new 1-lap track record time of 15.174-seconds (88.968 MPH). In all, the fastest nine cars broke the existing record.

Heats for the 32 URC 360/358 Sprinters were won by Davie Franek, Jason Clauss, and Greg Hodnett.

This Saturday, June 7th, Lincoln will host the Annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn, Sr. Memorial for the 410 sprint cars. They will be joined by the 358 sprint cars, which will also make up their feature event from May 24th, and the All-American Outlaws. Time trials for that show will begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

USAC EASTERN STORM/URC SPRINTS

USAC Feature (30 Laps) – To be completed in 2015

1st USAC Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 20M-Hunter Schuerberg; 2. 9K-Kevin Thomas, Jr.; 3. 40-Justin Grant; 4. 71P-Dave Darland; 5. 24-Landon Simon; 6. 98-Chad Boespflug; 7. B1-Joe Biasi; 8. 3R-Daron Clayton; DNS-66-Shane Cockrum. No Time

2nd USAC Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 30-CJ Leary; 2. 20-Bryan Clausen; 3. 4-Tracy Hines; 4. 69-Brady Bacon; 5. 5-Dalten Gabbard; 6. 12-Robert Ballou; 7. M1-Mark Smith; 8. 14-Trevor Kobylarz. Time – 2:09.24 (New 8-Lap Track Record)

3rd USAC Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 37-Jon Stanbrough; 2. 32-Chase Stockton; 3. 15-Mark Bitner; 4. 119-TJ Leiby; 5. 18-Jarett Andretti; 6. 47-Michael Hamer; 7. 5A-Brian Allman. No Time

USAC Consolation (12 Laps) – 1. 3R-Daron Clayton; 2. M1-Mark Smith; 3. 12-Robert Ballou; 4. 14-Trevor Kobylarz; 5. B1-Joey Biasi; 6. 98-Chad Boespflug; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 47-Michael Hamer; DNS – 11-Chris Windom. Time – 3:24.56 NEW 12-LAP TRACK RECORD

USAC Time Trials - 1. 71P-Dave Darland, 15.174 seconds (88.968 MPH); 2. 69-Brady Bacon, 15.190; 3. 32-Chase Stockton, 15.406; 4. 40-Justin Grant, 15.506; 5. 4-Tracy Hines, 15.508; 6. 11-Chris Windom, 15.510; 7. 9K-Kevin Thomas, Jr., 15.549; 8. 20-Bryan Clausen, 15.623; 9. 37RW-Jon Stanbrough, 15.649; 10. 18-Jarrett Andretti, 15.751; 11. 24-Landon Simon, 15.785; 12. 3R-Daron Clayton, 15.840; 13. 12-Robert Ballou, 15.879; 14. 1M-Mark Smith, 15.890; 15. 15-Mark Bitner, 15.914; 16. 20N-Hunter Schurenberg, 15.938; 17. 5-Dalton Gabbard, 16.060; 18. 98-Chad Boespflug, 16.207; 19. 119-Chandler Leiby, 16.255; 20. 14-Trevor Kobylarz, 16.337; 21. 30-CJ Leary, 16.397; 22. 5A-Brian Allman, 16.723; 23. 47-Michael Hamer, 16.947; 24. B1-Joey Biasi, 16.993; 25. 66-Shane Cockrum, NT.

URC SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) – To be completed in 2015

1st URC Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 28F-Davie Franek; 2. 22-Troy Betts; 3. 4-Kevin Nouse; 4. 56-Randy West; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 5G-Curt Michael; 7. 27-Jay Galloway; 8. 98-Joe Trenca; 9. 97-Brie Hershey; 10. 79-Jordon Thomas; 11. 38-Mark Strickler (DNF). Time – 2:23.62

2nd URC Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 08-Jason Clauss; 2. 7-Ed Aikin; 3. 25-Aaron Ott; 4. 9-Kevin Darling; 5. 7C-Chad Trout; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 28-Keith Prutzman; 8. 17J-Jonathon Swanson; 9. 77W-Will Eggiman; 10. 12B-Brad Franks (DNF); DNS – 91-Anthony Fiore. No Time

3rd URC Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett; 2. 25-Josh Wellar; 3. 4-Jimmy Stitzel; 4. 88B-Andy Best; 5. M1-Mark Smith; 6. 8C-Brian Carber; 7. 5-Tyler Ross; 8. 12-Mike Bittinger; 9. 9-Wes Irwin; DNS – 16-Matt Campbell. Time – 2:34.97

 

 

RESCHEDULED URC GUNN MEMORIAL CHALLENGE FOR 358-360 SPRINT CARS THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the rescheduled 34th running of the Jack Gunn Memorial for sprint cars at 7 p.m. this Saturday, June 7, sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC) and sponsored by PEPSI.

Inclement weather on May 10 forced racing officials to postpone the annual tribute race to the late Hall of Fame promoter until this Saturday. Joining the 358-360 sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models and pro stocks. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

For the ninth consecutive year, the Gunn Memorial will feature a 30-lap race between the traveling United Racing Company (URC) 360 sprint cars and the track's weekly A&A Auto Stores 358-360 sprint cars. The race will pay $3,500 to win and $225 to start out of a $15,000-plus purse. Time trials, heats, and a B-Main will be the format for setting the 24-car starting field for the Gunn Memorial.

The tribute race is run each year to honor the memory of the late race track promoter Jack Gunn, who operated Selinsgrove, Williams Grove, Penn National, and Hagerstown Speedways during his career and brought mid-state dirt track racing to national prominence in the 1970's. Gunn was inducted posthumously into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame (Knoxville, Iowa) in 1990.

Over the years, some of the biggest names in sprint car racing have won the prestigious Jack Gunn Memorial at Selinsgrove Speedway. Lynn Paxton of Dillsburg; Steve Kinser of Bloomington, Ind.; Doug Wolfgang of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and most recently, as 358 sprint car drivers, TJ Stutts of Liverpool; Chad Layton of Harrisburg; Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove; and Dave Calaman of Carlisle are a few of the past winners of the Gunn Memorial.

The Gunn Memorial became a challenge race between 358 and 360 sprint car drivers beginning in 2006, when Heimbach took the popular victory as well as in the 2008 and 2012 editions of the race. Dave Calaman of Carlisle (2007), Trevor Lewis of Upper Black Eddy (2009, 2010), and Shane Stewart of Indianapolis, Ind. (2011) have also won the Gunn Memorial as a challenge event. JJ Grasso of Pedricktown, N.J., is the defending winner of the race.

Entering this weekend's action, six races have produced three different winners in 358-360 sprint car competition at the track. Mark Smith of Sunbury leads the division with three feature wins, while TJ Stutts of Liverpool scored his second win of the season May 31. Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., also won a race April 26.

In the late model division, six races have produced five different winners. Jeff Rine of Danville is the only repeat winner to date, while single wins have gone to Steve Campbell of Danville, Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, Dan Stone of Thompson, and most recently Dave Zona of Montrose.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go karts and micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. Friday, June 6. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

2014 Gunn Memorial Purse: 1) $3,500 2) $1,700 3) $1,200 4) $1,100 5) $1,000 6) $700 7) $575 8) $525 9) $515 10) $500 11) $360 12) $340 13) $320 14) $300 15) $270 16) $250 17) $240 18-20) $235 21-24) $225 TOW: $50

Gunn Memorial Admission for 6/7/14: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Pass $30

 

 

Street Stocks In The Spotlight Saturday At Williams Grove Speedway

Mechanicsburg, PA June 2, 2014

The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series returns to action this week featuring two 15-lap main events for the Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Joining the Street Stocks will be the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman and Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models.

The Street Stock division does not have a repeat winner. Jeff Haag and Kevin Sigler claimed the first two shows. Last week Greg Diehl topped the 18-car field. Walt Lemmon, Kevin Sigler, Jeff Haag and Doug Hoffman trailed the winner. Haag won the Artwerks Hard Charger award.

The 358 Late Models are equally competitive with no repeat winners. Kyle Lee and Matt Nailor each won their first at the Grove in the opening two events. Last week veteran Jake Jones was in victory lane after defeating Alan Sagi, Gene Knaub, Bobby Beard and Chad Julius. Knaub won the Artwerks Hard Charger money. Nineteen cars were in the pits.

Scott Geesey captured his second Super Sportsman tour win. Geesey, the two previous races, was a victim of racing woes. His car rolled over in the second race and caught on fire a week later. Scott Geesey finished ahead of Rich Eichelberger, Scott Dellinger, Chad Criswell, and Russ Mitten. Geesey was the winner of the Sprint Aces Hard Charger award. Thirty-one cars signed in for the race.

This Saturday the racing begins at 6:30 PM. Adult admission remains at five dollars with children 12 and under free.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade kicked into high gear this weekend with all 3 tracks hosting the division. Friday night at Trail Way Speedway Jeff Rohrbaugh would find victory lane for the first time in 2014 while at Williams Grove Speedway Brock Zearfoss would dominate the racing action in the John Westbrook 1w for his 1st win of the season. Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Jeff Rohrbaugh would pull a career first and sweep the weekend by winning the 20 lap feature event at Lincoln Speedway. The CPA358PS leader Kevin Nouse continues to lead after another strong 4th place finish Friday night. He has pulled out to a 86 point over Brad McClelland heading into this weeks races but because of the postponement of the feature last weekend at Lincoln Speedway (which is being run on June 7th) the points from last weekends races have not been added in to the total. Brad won last weekend at Trail Way for his 3rd feature win of the season, so Nouse has his work cut out for him at Lincoln Saturday night to keep his point lead.

In other Series news Ashley Cappetta was voted by the fans the 2014 Central PA 358 Poit Series presented by Capitol Renegade's Most Popular Driver. Ms. Cappetta will be recieving her award at Lincoln Speedway in the near furture. Thank you to all the fans who took the time to vote for your favorite 358 driver again this year.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -350 Pts. (4 Win) 2. Brad McClelland - 264 Pts. (2 Win) 3. Chandler Leiby -215 Pts. 4. Matt Campbell -208 Pts. (1 win) 5. Niki Young -205 Pts. (1 win) 6. Chase Dietz -202 Pts. (1 win) 7.Robert Kendall - 166 Pts. (1 Win) 8. Tyler Esh - 149 - Pts. 9. Adrian Shaffer - 147 Pts. (1 Win) 10.Brock Zearfoss - 131 Pts. (1 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are...

June 6th Trail Way Speedway June 7th Lincoln Speedway June 13th Trail Way Speedway June 14th Lincoln Speedway June 15th Susquehanna Speedway June 20th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway June 21st Lincoln Speedway June 27th Trail Way Speedway

 

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

USAC Invades Port Royal On EMMR/Penn Central Reunion Night This Week,

2014 Founders Awards going to Kimberling and Bryner

6/1/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the wingless USAC 410 sprint cars this Saturday night, June 7 at 7 pm along with the wingless ARDC Midgets and the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

Aside from the 30-lap, $6,000 to win USAC Eastern Storm feature event, the night will center around the annual EMMR/Penn Central Racing Reunion event that will find speedway grounds hosting dozens and dozens of restored EMMR and Penn Central race cars.

The restored racers will receive track time during the evening while the 2014 Founders Awards are also bestowed.

Recipients of the 2014 awards are 84-year old veteran Don Kimberling of Tyrone and 91-year old Gerald Bryner of Port Royal.

Both men were instrumental during the formative years of the Penn Central Racing Organization and the implementation of auto racing on a regular basis at Port Royal Speedway and their achievements will be recognized at the show.

The USAC Eastern Storm tour will hit Port Royal with a great field of super sprint car wingless warriors in the pits.

Just some of the slated entries include two-time, defending national USAC champion Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, Indiana, who drives for Tony Stewart.

Others include “The Modern Day Cowboy,” Daron Clayton of Sikeston, Missouri; Tracy Hines, New Castle, Indiana; Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Dave Darland, Lincoln, Indiana; and Jarett Andretti, Mooresville, North Carolina.

Andretti and his father John will sign autographs and meet and greet fans behind the grandstand beginning at 5 pm on Saturday night at Port Royal.

Jarett is the 2013 Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Speedway Rookie-of-the-Year. He was the 2011 USAC Focus Midget Eastern Pavement Champion.

The elder Andretti is a former USAC midget champion who also owns a pair of NASCAR Sprint Cup victories along with a triumph in the 1989 24 hours of Daytona event.

Previous USAC winners at the track are Damion Gardner, 2012; and Dave Darland, 2013.

General admission gates will open at 4 pm for the USAC/EMMR/Penn Central racing program.

Adult general admission is $25 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

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Williams Grove Hosts URC 360/358 Sprint Challenge This Week With 410 Sprints Too!

6/1/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present a URC 360 sprint/358 sprint challenge event this Friday night, June 6 at 7:30 pm.

Joining the 360/358 cars on the program will be the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints for an open wheel fan’s delight.

The URC 360/358 feature as well as the heat races will be lined by luck of the draw.

The URC main event will be 25 laps in distance, paying $2,200 to win.

Mark Smith swept both URC sanctioned sprint events at Williams Grove last season and Smith will be in the field again on Friday night.

A competitive field of URC 360 and Williams Grove 358 sprint competitors is expected for the rich Friday Williams Grove race.

For the 410 sprints, this week’s Friday program will be a final chance to race before the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints stage their one and only appearance of the season at Williams Grove next Friday, June 13.

That June 13 race will include the PASS 305 sprints and it will be part of the 2014 Diamond Series at the track for the 410 sprints.

After May 30 racing action at the track that saw Steve Buckwalter take the 410 sprint main, Don Kreitz Jr. is the Williams Grove Speedway point leader over Greg Hodnett.

Hodnett currently leads the Diamond Series point standings as well.

Kevin Nouse is the currently atop the 358 sprint point standings.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Hodnett, Yoder, Powell, Zimmerman Take Port Royal Mains To End May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

5/31/14

Port Royal – Greg Hodnett of Thomasville wired the field for the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night while the stock cars staged exciting racing in the 355 econo late model, xtreme stock and all american outlaw divisions.

Andrew Yoder of Middleburg overcame from the ninth starting spot to continue his strangle hold on the econo late model division, now having scored all three of the mains contested for the class to date.

In the xtreme stocks Bill Powell exchanged the lead with Bob Bussey over the final five laps to come out on top at the finish.

In the all american outlaws main Kurt Zimmerman came forward from the ninth spot to take the checkers.

Hodnett drew the pole for the start of the 410 sprint car feature and set sail on the field when the green flag unfurled.

He entered the backmarkers on the fifth circuit chased by Curt Stroup and Dave Ely.

Meanwhile, having started ninth in the field, Blane Heimbach was blistering around the bottom groove of the track to be sitting in third when the red flag came out with nine laps scored for a crash by Doug Esh and Logan Wagner.

The pair was battling for the fourth spot when they collided and flipped in the fourth turn, escaping injury.

Hodnett had four lapped cars as a buffer between himself and Stroup for the restart and when action resumed he picked up his previous pace at the front.

Mike Wagner got by Heimbach and Stroup in one outside swoop on the 11th tour but then began fading as Heimbach took third on lap 12 and then overtook Wagner for second with 12 laps to go.

By that time Hodnett had a half track lead on Heimbach but with the final 16 laps going non stop to the finish Heimbach had to settle for second at the end, some 4.492 seconds behind the winner after driving down the margin to a straightaway at the finish.

Wagner was third followed by 10th starter Rick Lafferty and Dave Ely.

Sixth through 10th went to Ryan Taylor, Mike Erdley, Nate Snyder, Steve Buckwalter and Chad Layton.

Heats for the 26-car field went to Dave Hahn, Ely and Wagner with Brock Zearfoss taking the consolation race.

Polesitter Tim Krape led the first seven laps of the 15-lap econo late model feature before succumbing to the pressure of Eric Irvin.

Irvin drove into the lead just before the caution flag came out with nine away.

Yoder was up to third for the restart and got by Krape at the new green before closing in on Irvin.

Then another caution bunched the field with four laps to go at which time Yoder first drove into control only to see Irvin battle back in the third corner to pull the field back to the stripe with three to go.

But then with two to go in the event Yoder took the lead again and this time he wouldn’t relinquish it.

Irvin ended up 1.156 seconds behind in second followed by Todd Snook, Krape and Bill Henney.

Sixth through 10th went to Devin Hart, Lloyd Hockenberry, Lucas Bryner, Troy Miller and Danny Sollers.

Twin heats went to Troy Miller and Snook. ‘

The xtreme stock main saw Bill Powell lead from the pole in the 15-lapper only to find the yellow flag unfurling with four laps down for a tangle that took out the second, third and fourth place cars.

That advanced Bob Bussey into second after starting seventh and Bussey hounded Powell for the balance of the race, taking the lead on the eighth tour only to then be hounded by Powell.

The all time win leader in the division, Powell pressured to regain the lead and slipped by with one lap to go to end up taking the hard fought victory.

Bussey was second followed by Darian Trego, Mike Goodwin and Tyler Amtower.

Polesitter Bryan Green led until the seventh lap of the 20-lap all american outlaws main when ninth starter Kurt Zimmerman of Pasadena, Md., took a lead he wouldn’t surrender to the finish although the front four cars raced together under a blanket all the way to the end.

Green held second to the end after losing the lead while Dylan Keim took third with Randy Doty fourth and Jim Chenoweth finishing in fifth.

Twin heats went to Zimmerman and Doty.

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Feature Finishes

5/31/14

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Blane Heimbach, 3. Mike Wagner, 4. Rick Lafferty, 5. Dave Ely, 6. Ryan Taylor, 7. Mike Erdley, 8. Nate Snyder, 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. Chad Layton, 11. Curt Stroup, 12. Pat Cannon, 13. Dave Hahn, 14. Dylan Cisney, 15. Davey Sammons, 16. Alex Schanz, 17. Scott Wilson, 18. Brock Zearfoss, 19. Joey Hershey, 20. Trenton Sheaffer, 21. Dustin Baney, 22. Troy Fraker, 23. Logan Wagner, 24. Doug Esh

DNQ: Jessica Anderson, Francis Sesco

355 Econo late models, 15 laps: 1. Andrew Yoder, 2. Eric Irvin, 3. Todd Snook, 4. Tim Krape, 5. Bill Henney, 6. Devin Hart, 7. Lloyd Hockenberry, 8. Lucas Bryner, 9. Troy Miller, 10. Danny Sollers, 11. Shaun Miller, 12. Cody Butterbaugh, 13. Scott Daniels, 14. Harold Ranck,15. Chase Bowsman, 16. Garrett Gray, 17. Jason Nace, 18. Ken Stitt Jr.

DNS: Jared Fulkroad, Ken Beck, Ralph Morgan Jr.

Xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Bill Powell, 2. Bob Bussey, 3. Darian Trego, 4. Mike Goodwin, 5. Tyler Amtower, 6. Floyd Sheets, 7. Deron Henry, 8. Dave Kepner, 9. Jason Zook, 10. Jesse Brown, 11. Pete Leister, 12. Corey Kepner

All American outlaws, 20 laps: 1. Kurt Zimmerman, 2. Bryan Green, 3. Dylan Keim, 4. Randy Doty, 5. Jim Chenoweth, 6. Justin Cullum, 7. Jim Minter, 8. Todd Paul, 9. Al Daniels, 10. Scott Jorda, 11. Hunter Nester, 12. Steve Jorda, 13. Justin Mathis, 14. Tony Jorda, 15. Tim Fake, 16. Carnie Fryfogle

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May 31, 2014 - AUSTIN HOGUE SCORES FIRST CAREER 410 SPRINT CAR WIN; MONTIETH CLAIMS HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL June 1, 2014 at 1:13am

Saturday, May 31, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL (Make-up Feature)

DELCO DESIGNS NIGHT

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Wed., June 4, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – USAC SPRINT CAR EASTERN STORM plus URC 360/358 Super Series

Sat., June 7, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – DARYL GOHN/GLEN GOHN SR. MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints (Regular & May 24th make-up feature) and All American Outlaws

AUSTIN HOGUE SCORES FIRST CAREER 410 SPRINT CAR WIN; MONTIETH CLAIMS HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL; ROHRBAUGH COMPLETES FIRST CAREER TWO-WIN WEEKEND IN 358 SPRINTS;

Kevin Thomas 4-cylinder stock car winner

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 5/31/2014 – Rookie Austin Hogue ran a great race and got a late-race break to score his first career win in the Delco Designs Night 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“When it’s you day, it’s your day,” said Hogue upon exiting the family BAPS Auto Paints and Supply/Livingston Lawn Care/Zirkle’s Garage #52 in victory lane, “I’m sure Danny (Dietrich) was all over me the whole time. It basically got rubber-down and I should have just stuck with it, but I tried to get greedy and get by Billy (Dietrich) in the middle and I lost it off turn two. The Lord was looking after me today, because the yellow came out and I was back in front. I won’t do that again.”

The mistake Hogue was referring to was an attempt to drive around Billy Dietrich while Danny Dietrich was closing in. Dietrich, who started tenth, drove under both his brother and Hogue to take lead, only to have pass negated by a caution flag for third-place Aaron Ott, who spun at the entrance to turn three.

“I’m shaking, I can’t believe it! This is just amazing!” said Hogue, “We struggled here all year, but this is my favorite track. It’s a taken a while to get a hold of it with the 410. This was like a 358 track tonight, and it was nice to get on a track I’m used to.”

“It’s a whole ‘nother world with these 410 sprints,” continued Hogue, “Everybody is so close, and anytime you’re off, it makes it really tough to stay with the guys that have been doing this as long as I’ve been alive.”

Dietrich settled for second, with Tyler Ross (another Lincoln 410 rookie), Robbie Kendall, and Brian Montieth rounding out the top five. Sixth through tenth were Adam Wilt, Ryan Wilson, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Ryan Bohlke, and Freddie Rahmer.

Wilson started on the pole and led the first 12 laps before sixth-starting Hogue took over. The race went non-stop until Ott’s spin on lap 24, setting up the two-lap dash to the checkered.

Heats for the 34 sprinters were won by Kendall, Hogue, McIntyre, and Freddie Rahmer, with Jim Siegel winning the consolation.

Brian Montieth shook off a personal and team dry spell in claiming the 30-lap, $5,000-to-win Hilly Rife Memorial make-up feature earlier in the evening. Montieth started fifth and grabbed the race lead from polesitter and race-long leader Ryan Bohlke in heavy lapped traffic on the 17th lap. He drove away to a three-second win over Steve Owings to score his 42nd career Lincoln win, but his first of the season in the Pigeon Hills.

Bohlke crossed third, followed by McIntyre and 13th-starting Danny Dietrich.

Jeff Rohrbaugh started on the pole and brought another Delco Designs car to victory lane after leading every lap to cap off a career-first two-win weekend in the 358 sprint car feature. The final margin of victory in Rohrbaugh’s tenth career Lincoln win was 1.25 seconds.

Doug Hammaker ran second to Rohrbaugh the entire race, with 11th-starting Niki Young, Chandler Leiby, and Chase Dietz completing the top five.

Heats for the 29 358 sprinters were won by Matt Campbell, Jordon Givler, and Young, with Ashley Cappetta winning the consolation.

Kevin Thomas of St. Thomas claimed his first career Lincoln win in his final year of racing in the 4-cylinder stock car feature. Thomas won the first heat and drew a zero pill for the inversion, placing him on the pole for the event.

He led every lap, crossing 2.5 seconds ahead of Frankie Gordon, with Chris Anderson, Gary Newell, and Jeremy Ott finishing third through fifth.

Heats for the 24 4-Cylinder Stocks were won by Thomas, Shane Sixeas, and Ott.

Lincoln swings back into action with a special mid-week show on Wednesday, June 4th, featuring the second stop on USAC’s annual Eastern Storm swing. The wingless sprint cars will be joined by the URC 360-358 Super Series, the first time the two oldest sprint car sanctioning bodies will ever appear on the same track on the same night. Pit gates open at 5:00 p.m., with general admission gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and USAC time trials getting underway at 7:30 p.m.

Then on Saturday, June 7th, Lincoln will host the Annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn, Sr. Memorial for the 410 sprint cars. They will be joined by the 358 sprint cars, which will also make up their feature event from May 24th, and the All-American Outlaws. Time trials for that show will begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

DELCO DESIGNS NIGHT

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL 5/24 Make-up Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 21-Brian Montieth ($5,000); 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 15-Adam Wilt; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 9. 87-Alan Krimes; 10. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody; 12. 69H-Shane Hoff; 13. 11C-Cory Haas; 14. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 15. 52-Austin Hogue; 16. 92-Tyler Ross; 17. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 18. 56-Tim Wagaman; 19. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 20. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF); 21. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 22. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF); 23. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF); 24. 4-John Rudisill (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Bohlke (1-16), Brian Montieth (17-30)

Regular Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 52-Austin Hogue ($3,200); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 92-Tyler Ross; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 21-Brian Montieth; 6. 15-Adam Wilt; 7. 29-Ryan Wilson; 8. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 9. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 10. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 11. 75-Nicole Bower; 12. 11C-Cory Haas; 13. 87-Alan Krimes; 14. 45-Kevin Nagy; 15. 99M-Kyle Moody; 16. 59-Jim Siegel; 17. 19M-Brent Marks; 18. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 19. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 20. 6K-Chris Knopp; 21. 14-Lance Dewease; 22. 8-Billy Dietrich; 23. 25-Aaron Ott (DNF); 24. 35-Steve Owings (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Wilson (1-12), Austin Hogue (13-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 75-Nicole Bower; 3. 15-Adam Wilt; 4. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 5. 11C-Cory Haas; 6. 14-Lance Dewease; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 56-Tim Wagaman; 9. 88-Brandon Rahmer. Time – 2:36.81

2nd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 52-Austin Hogue; 2. 25-Aaron Ott; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 69H-Shane Hoff; 8. 91-David Quackenbush; DQ’d-19M-Brent Marks (Failed to report to scales). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 35-Steve Owings; 4. 45-Kevin Nagy; 5. 99M-Kyle Moody; 6. 22T-Matt Boland; 7. 49H-Bradley Howard; 8. 2T-Mike Thomas. No Time

4th Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 92-Tyler Ross; 3. 29-Ryan Wilson; 4. 6K-Chris Knopp; 5. 69G-Tim Glatfelter; 6. 8-Billy Dietrich; 7. 49-Bob Howard (DNF); DNS – 4-John Rudisill. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 19M-Brent Marks; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 56-Tim Wagaman; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 69-Shane Hoff; 9. 49-Bob Howard; 10. 49H-Bradley Howard; 11. 2T-Mike Thomas; 12. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 13. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF); DNS – 4-John Rudisill. No Time

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 66-Dale Hammaker; 3. 91-Niki Young; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 29-Chris Arnold; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 16-Matt Campbell; 9. 35-Tyler Esh; 10. 90-Jordon Givler; 11. 28-Matt Findley; 12. 5A-Brian Allman; 13. 27-Jay Galloway; 14. 3W-Duane Watson; 15. 47-Michael Hamer; 16. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 17. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 18. 01-Rick Horn (DNF); 19. 45H-Jeff Halligan (DNF); 20. 21-CJ Tracey (DNF); 21. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. (DNF); 22. 38-Mark Strickler (DNF); 23. 11-Leah Starner (DNF); 24. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Jeff Rohrbaugh (1-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 35-Tyler Esh; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 38-Mark Strickler; 5. 5A-Brian Allman; 6. 19-Troy Wagaman; 7. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 8. 00-Chris Frank; 9. 10-Zach Eucalano (DNF); 10. 01-Rick Horn (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 90-Jordon Givler; 2. 29-Chris Arnold; 3. 27-Jay Galloway; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 3W-Duane Watson; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 47-Michael Hamer; 9. 6S-Bill Sherman (DNF); 10. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 91-Niki Young; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 2D-Chase Dietz; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 7. 11-Leah Starner; 8. 21-CJ Tracey; 9. 90-Tyler Templin. No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 2. 47-Michael Hamer; 3. 11-Leah Starner; 4. 01-Rick Horn; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 21-CJ Tracey; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 6S-Bill Sherman; 9. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF); 10. 90-Tyler Templin (DNF); DNS – 10-Zach Eucalano. No Time

 

 

 

FLYING WINGLESS THURSDAY NIGHT, JUNE 5 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY AMSOILS NON-WING USAC NATIONAL SPRINT TOUR TO MAKE ONLY NEW JERSEY APPEARANCE THURSDAY NIGHT, JUNE 5

USAC, rich in history in the state of New Jersey, has been absent in recent years, that is until 2010 when USAC returned to New Jersey after thirty-two years. It was June of 1978 when legendary Tom Bigelow won that event at the Flemington Fair Speedway. USAC made their first appearance at New Egypt in 2010, returned in 2011 and 2012 then missed in 2013. Special events promoter Bob Miller organized that historic return of USAC in 2010.

But have no fear, USAC is back in 2014. New Egypt Speedway will be “Flying Wingless” on Thursday night, June 5 when the AMSOIL USAC National Non-Wing Sprints team up with the ARDC Non-Wing Midgets in an open wheel double-header. Previous USAC winners at New Egypt Speedway include Levi Jones in 2010, Hunter Schuerenberg in 2011 and Bryan Clauson was the winner in 2012.

The nation’s best non-wing sprint car drivers will be in the mix. Drivers like Jarrett Andretti of Indianapolis, IN, Shane Cottle of Kokomo, IN, the “ Modern Day Cowboy” Daron Clayton of Sikeston, MO, Dave Darland, Lincoln, IN, Tracy Hines of New Castle, IN, Kevin Thomas, Jr. of Cullman, AL, Robert Ballou of Rocklin, CA, Nathan Moore of Tyler, TX, Chad Boespflug of Hanford, CA and Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, OK are some of the expected entries. Look for ARDC defending champion Trevor Kobylarz of Birdsboro, PA to do double-duty and watch for some other locals to include Billy Pauch Jr, Mark Bitner of Trenton, NJ and Central PA driver Mark Smith.

ARDC driver roster will include Alex Bright, Bruce Buckwalter Jr., Brenden Bright, Steven Drevicki, Kyle Lick, PJ Gargiulo, defending champion Trevor Kobylarz, Ryan Greth, Nick Wean and Billy Pauch Jr to name a few.

The USAC Non-Wing sprints will compete in time trials, a series of qualifying events all leading up to a 30 lap feature. For the ARDC Midgets, they will compete in a heat races and a 25 lap feature.

New Egypt Speedway Facts: WHAT: Flying Wingless USAC Non-Wing Sprints & ARDC Midgets WHEN: Thursday, June 5 Gates Open 5 PM Race Time 7:30 PM WHERE: New Egypt Speedway 720 Pinehurst Road New Egypt, NJ 08522 (On Route 539) TRACK PHONE: 609-758-1900 ADMISSION: Adults $25 Children 6-11 $10 Children 5 and under Free Pit Fee $35 license not required PREVIOUS WINNERS: Levi Jones 2010, Hunter Schuerenberg 2011 , Bryan Clauson 2012 Facility Amenities: The entire New Egypt Speedway facility features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The track is fully wheelchair-accessible with wide, clear and well groomed walkways. There are clean, heated rest rooms, a monitored playground area for the little fans. Whistle-clean concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family style prices. Our dynamic-duo of track announcers keep fans informed and involved with a state of the art sound system. The Track: The racy, 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval plays host to some of the tightest all out wheel-to-wheel competition you’ll ever witness. END

 

 

MACH 1 CHASSIS presents. . . . . FIRST TIME EVER. . . . . USAC NON-WING SPRINTS & URC 360 SPRINTS TOGETHER AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 4 7:30 PM

On this very special night in the “pigeon hills”, the two oldest traveling sprint car organizations will come together for a spectacular double header racing program of non-wing and winged sprint car racing at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA on Wednesday night, June 4. This first in a lifetime event is presented by MACH 1 Chassis and will get underway at 7:30 PM.

After a two year absence, the Amsoil USAC Non-Wing Sprint Cars return to the famed Lincoln Speedway in what will be the second stop of their eighth annual Eastern Storm tour. In the last AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car event at Lincoln Speedway, Levi Jones, who retired from racing in June 2013, held off a late race charge by Bryan Clauson to claim the victory. Wednesday night, June 4 on the 3/8 mile dirt oval, Clauson, Brady Bacon, Dave Darland, Tracy Hines ,Jarrett Andretti, Mark Smith and a host of other non-wing hot shoes will do battle in a 30-lap main paying $6,000 to win.

The exciting two-division show also includes the Rislone URC Sprint Cars in a 360/358 Super Series contest. The stars of the URC traveling series will be joined by many of the top wheelmen from the 358 Sprint Car circuit in Central Pennsylvania for a 25-lap feature, paying $2,200 to win. Curt Michael, URC’s eight time champion is a previous feature winner in a 410 sprint at Lincoln, so he’s expected to be a top contender for the win along with Josh Weller, Robbie Stillwaggon, Davie Franek, Ed Aikin along with Mark Smith and his MACH 1 Chassis expected to do double duty. 358 drivers with interest in running the event include Kevin Nouse, Matt Campbell, Jay Galloway, Cody Fletcher, Doug Hammaker, Niki Young, Tyler Ross, Zach Eucalano, Ryan Wilson and Mark Strickler to name a few.

The USAC organization was founded in 1955 by Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony Hulman after the (AAA) American Automobile Association withdrew from auto racing. The USAC history as an open-wheel sanctioning body continues today as drivers like Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Kyle Larson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Cole Whitt honed their skills and captured championships while competing in various USAC series.

URC, now presenting their sixty-seventh season of auto racing, remains the nation’s oldest traveling sprint car organization. URC, sponsored by Rislone is a regional organization, competing mainly in the Northeast. They do travel as far south as the Carolina’s and have competed in Canada. URC did compete a few times at the Knoxville, IA Speedway. URC competes as a 360 sprint car organization and races with wings. Curt Michael of Ocean View, DE is an eight time URC Champion and a winner of forty-seven career victories. The top winning drivers in URC history include Glenn Fitzcharles (81), Dave Kelly (76), Kramer Williamson (67), Buck Buckley (60), Curt Michael and Greg Coverdale (47 wins).

On Wednesday, June 4, all gates open at 5:00 PM with racing getting underway at 7:30 PM. Grandstand admission is $25 for adults , $20 for Students 12 -17, $10 for children 6-11 and children under the age of 6 will be admitted free. The pit fee will be $30 and a pit license will not be required.

Lincoln Speedway is a very popular and "fan friendly" track in the tri-state area, offering great unobstructed viewing from every seat in the grandstands. The infield is open for watching the races by entering through the fourth turn tunnel. The slightly elevated asphalt pits have great lighting which allows the fans to watch all of the pit action as well. The three-eighth mile Lincoln Speedway offers it all, the high speeds that you would see at the "big tracks" with the flair and excitement of the short track "bull rings".

For more information about this event and Lincoln Speedway, please visit www.lincolnspeedway.com. For race day information, please call the speedway at 717-624-2755. For GPS users, the Lincoln Speedway is located at 800 Racetrack Road Abbottstown, PA 17301. This event is a Bob Miller/Ray Herold co-promotion.

Event Facts: Where: Lincoln Speedway 800 Racetrack Road Abbottstown, PA 17301 Track Phone: 717-624-2755 What: Amsoil USAC Non-Wing Spring Cars & 360/358 Sprints presented by MACH 1 Chassis Date: Wednesday, June 4 Gates Open: 5 PM Race Time: 7:30 PM Admission: Adults $25, Students $20 (12-17), Children $10 (6-10) Under 6 will be FREE. Pit Fee: $30 no license required Additional Information: Contact Bob Miller 443 513 4456

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL CONTINUES WITH JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC presented by WINDOW WORLD THE SHOW OF ALL SHOW’S. . . .TAKE OFF THE WINGS, STAND ON THE THROTTLE, HERE THEY COME. . .USAC NON-WING SPRINTS AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY JUNE 3RD

If you have never seen a non-wing sprint car race, you don’t know what you’re missing.

So plan to be at the Grandview Speedway Tuesday night, June 3 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continues with the Jesse Hockett Classic for the USAC non-wing sprint cars and ARDC non-wing midgets presented by Window World. Race time is 7:30 PM.

The nation’s best non-wing sprint car drivers from around the county will gather on the “hill” Tuesday night. Drivers like Jarrett Andretti of Indianapolis, IN, Shane Cottle of Kokomo, IN, the “ Modern Day Cowboy” Daron Clayton of Sikeston, MO, Dave Darland, Lincoln, IN, Tracy Hines of New Castle, IN, Kevin Thomas, Jr. of Cullman, AL, Robert Ballou of Rocklin, CA, Nathan Moore of Tyler, TX, Chad Boespflug of Hanford, CA and Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, OK are some of the expected entries. Look for ARDC defending champion Trevor Kobylarz of Birdsboro, PA to make his initial non-wing sprint car outing at Grandview and some other locals to include Billy Pauch Jr and Central PA driver Mark Smith.

Non-wing sprint car racing is not for the “faint of heart”. This is as extreme as dirt track racing gets.

In many forms of racing, time trials can be a yawner, but not when the USAC cars take to Grandview Speedway. Some say, USAC time trials along are worth the price of admission. Well, have no fear, there is much more to the show then just time trials.

These non-wing sprint car drivers use the outside boiler-plate as a way to slow down. There is always wheel rubbing, countless slide-jobs and racing in a pack is just the norm. In the 2013 running of the Jesse Hockett Classic, Daron Clayton did it all to win the $6,000 first place prize. In a three car battle for the win, Clayton, Levi Jones and Bryan Clauson were on the inside berm, glazing the boiler-plate and offered a three car battle for the lead for the final fifteen laps. Daron Clayton may have failed trying to move the outside boiler-plate at Grandview, but he did win the prestigious event.

Gates will open at 5 PM and for advance ticket holders, you may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM. Warm-ups will begin at 6:45 with time trials getting underway at 7:30 PM. USAC time trials, heat races and the 40 lap Jesse Hockett Classic are on the program along with the ARDC non-wing midgets, competing in a series of heat races all leading up to a 25 lap feature event. On May 25 at Grandview, ARDC put on the best show of the night, with Alex Bright taking the win in the non-stop 25 lap feature with Bright starting twenty-first. . . It was an awesome race!

The popular pre-race pit tours introduced at the May 25 Thunder on the Hill event will be offered on Tuesday night as well as the Inside/Out Promotion where fans may watch the warm-ups from inside turn four. What a treat with USAC on the hill.

And don’t forget to welcome our newest sponsor, Window World, America’s largest home improvement company. Window World of Lehigh Valley is your local specialist to help you with your window, vinyl siding, entry door or patio door needs. They can be reached at 610-432-6878, online at www.WindowWorldAllentown.com or at their show room 5925 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104.

Following Grandview, the AMSOIL USAC Eastern Swing will include stops at the Lincoln Speedway Wednesday, June 4, New Egypt Speedway, Thursday, June 5, Port Royal on Saturday, June 7 with the finale set for Sunday, June 8 at the Susquehanna Speedway.

Previous Eastern Storm Champions 2014 8th Annual 2013 Bryan Clauson/Nobelsville, IN 2012 Bryan Clauson/Nobelsville, IN 2011 Levi Jones/Olney, IL 2010 Levi Jones/Olney, IL 2009 Cole Whitt/Alpine, CA 2008 Cole Whitt/Alpine, CA 2007 Levi Jones/ Olney, IL

2014 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Next Event: Presented by: Window World, Pioneer Pole Buildings & GALCO Business Communications

Grandview Speedway Route 100 Ten mile north of Pottstown, PA GPS Users: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 Adult Admission: $25 Children 6-11 $10, five and under Free Pits $35 No license required. Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688 Thunder on the Hill Information: 443 513 4456 Websites: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 52nd Anniversary season in 2014. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

 

 

 

ROHRBAUGH WINS FIRST TIME OUT IN TRAIL-WAY 358’S;

Hanover, PA (05/3014) –It didn’t take Jeff Rohrbaugh long to find victory lane at Trail-Way Speedway.

Making his first Trail-Way start of the season, Rohrbaugh drew the pole and led every lap of the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature.

“You’re the tenth person that told me you were glad to see me, so there are at least ten liars here tonight!” quipped Rohrbaugh to track announcer Scott Hockensmith upon exiting his Travis Racing Engines/Brother’s Pizza #45 in victory lane.

“We weren’t planning to run here this year, but we missed some races and wanted to give our sponsors some exposure,” said Rohrbaugh, “We’re going to pick up some races, so hopefully we’ll be back here.”

Though he led every lap, Rohrbaugh received pressure from both Robbie Kendall and Brad McClelland during the race. First it was Kendall, who started fifth and assumed second when Dwight Leppo and Cody Fletcher made contact and spun on the backstretch of the first lap. Leppo chased Rohrbaugh for 14 laps before ninth-starting McClelland caught Kendall for second on lap 15.

But four laps later, McClelland dropped off the pace with motor problems, brought out the caution, and went to the pits, handing second back over to Kendall.

“I got a little lazy there and had the wing too far back,” said Rohrbaugh, “It’s good we got a caution so I could move the wing up. I don’t know if I would have passed anyone, but they didn’t pass me, either.”

Randy Whisler, Seth Kearchner, and Denny Gross completed the top five.

Rohrbaugh also won the lone qualifier for the nine sprint cars on hand.

Lady driver Hannah Riser drove to her second career Trail-Way win in the 600cc micro-sprint feature. She started on the pole and also led every lap, but had to withstand heavy late-race pressure from 17th-starting Tyler Walton, who actually pushed her across the finish line.

Walton missed his qualifying event with his car torn down, and put on the show of the night in advancing to second at the end. Third through fifth were 12th-starting Brad Weber, Timmie Barrick, and David Holbrook.

Heats for the 18 micros were won by Jeremy Glass and Shawn Seifert.

Blaine Leppo came from sixth starting spot to win the 20-lap Central PA Legend feature.

Chris McKinney led the first eight laps from the pole, but dropped from the field while leading during a ninth-lap caution. Jacob Feltch assumed the lead for the next six laps before Leppo wrestled the lead in a multi-car battle for the top spot.

Leppo led the rest of the way, with Bill Diehl, Feltch, and Lucas Montgomery completing the top five.

Qualifiers for the 24 Central PA Legends cars were won by Leppo and Bob Stough.

Matt Chronister scored his third win of the year in the 15-lap championship event for the limited stocks. Chronister drew the pole and was never headed.

Cory Weishaar, Ricky Weaver, Jr., Tom Senseney, Jr., and Robbie Carroll rounded out the top five.

Heats for the 18 limited stocks were won by Ricky Weaver, Jr. and Rob Nicklow.

Next Friday (6/6), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, and 270cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

Friday June 13, Trail-Way will host the 358 Late Models sponsored by Precise Racing Products. Also on the schedule are the 358 Sprint Cars, 600cc Micro Sprints, and Limited Stocks. It is also Camera and Autograph night where the fans will have an opportunity to meet drivers and get autographs and take photos.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway May 30, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 55 Robert Kendall; 3. 64 Randy Whisler; 4. 30 Seth Kearchner; 5. 2 Dennis Gross; 6. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 7. 4 Dwight Leppo; 8. 6R Brad McClelland; 9. 66A Cody Fletcher. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Jeff Rohrbaugh (1-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 45 Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 6R Brad McClelland; 3. 64 Randy Whisler; 4. 66A Cody Fletcher; 5. 55 Robert Kendall; 6. 4 Dwight Leppo; 7. 2 Dennis Gross; 8. 30 Seth Kearchner; 9. 19D Wyatt Hinkle. No Time.

 

 

Buckwalter And Zearfoss Wire For Williams Grove Sprint Wins

5/30/14

Mechanicsburg – Steve Buckwalter and Brock Zearfoss wired the sprint car fields for the paydays at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking the 410 sprint and the 358 sprint feature events, respectively.

The start of the 410 sprint main got off to a rocky start when the red flag unfurled on the opening lap as the field roared down the frontchute only to find Chad Layton catapulting past the flag stand after starting 19th.

Layton escaped injury although portions of the front end of his car were lodged in the frontstretch retaining fence.

Buckwalter rode the second starting spot into the lead when action resumed with Cory Haas racing second.

Fourth starter Brian Montieth moved into third at the start and the top three were still in that order when the caution flag unfurled with 12 laps down in the 25-lap feature.

Montieth finally muscled by Haas for second with 10 laps to go but watched as his victory hopes went down the drain on the 19th lap when he withdrew from the event with motor problems.

That put generous distance between Buckwalter and his next closest pursuer Haas that locked up Buckwalter’s sixth career victory at the track worth $3,600 plus $250 in lap money.

After starting 12th, Greg Hodnett rode home third followed by Don Kreitz Jr. and Ryan Wilson.

Kreitz took over the season point lead in an unofficial tally following the event.

Sixth through 10th went to Austin Hogue, Lance Dewease, Doug Esh, Gerard McIntyre Jr. and Alan Krimes.

Heats for the 23 car field went to Kreitz, Krimes and Rick Lafferty.

Zearfoss started fourth in the 20-lap 358 sprint feature and drove alongside DJ Montgomery at the stripe to lead the first lap narrowly.

The Jonestown driver withstood four restarts with Montgomery in second to pick up his second career divison win at the oval by a straightaway margin.

Fifth starter Kody Lehman advanced during the race to end up second with Doug Hammaker finishing third.

Kevin Nouse was fourth and Montgomery faded to fifth at the finish.

Sixth through 10th went to Scott Fisher, Matt Campbell, Jay Galloway, Adrian Shaffer and Chandler Leiby.

Heats for the 19 cars went to Brie Hershey and Phil Walter.

May 30, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Steve Buckwalter, 2. Cory Haas, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Don Kreitz Jr., 5. Ryan Wilson, 6. Austin Hogue, 7. Lance Dewease, 8. Doug Esh, 9. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 10. Alan Krimes, 11. Brent Marks, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Davey Sammons, 14. Brian Montieth, 15. Adam Wilt, 16. Danny Dietrich, 17. Rick Lafferty, 18. Glenndon Forsythe, 19. Scott Wilson, 20. Buzz Wilson, 21. Brock Zearfoss, 22. Nicole Bowers, 23. Chad Layton

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Brock Zearfoss, 2. Kody Lehman, 3. Doug Hammaker, 4. Kevin Nouse, 5. DJ Montgomery, 6. Scott Fisher, 7. Matt Cambpell, 8. Jay Galloway, 9. Adrian Shaffer, 10. Chandler Leiby, 11. Phil Walter, 12. Chris Arnold, 13. Kyle Purks, 14. Sean Campbell, 15. Rich Eichelberger, 16. Tyler Esh, 17. Jordan Givler, 18. Brie Hershey, 19. Brian Garland

 

 

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Andretti’s To Meet Fans As USAC Eastern Storm Hits Port Royal Speedway June 7

5/28/14

Port Royal – The fantastic USAC wingless super sprint cars will invade Port Royal Speedway next Saturday, June 7 at 7 pm.

Also on the program will be the only appearance of the season by the ARDC Midgets along with the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

The Port Royal USAC program will be part of the 2014 Eastern Storm Tour by the historic United States Auto Club racers.

The USAC main event will be 30-laps in distance and will pay $6,000 to win.

Prior to the races fans will be treated to the chance to meet two of the members of the famous Andretti racing family.

Signing autographs beginning at 5 pm behind the grandstand will be 21-year old, third generation racer Jarett Andretti.

The son of John Andretti, Jarett is the 2013 Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Speedway Rookie-of-the-Year. He was the 2011 USAC Focus Midget Eastern Pavement Champion.

Jarett Andretti and his Window World-sponsored No. 18 super sprint car will be campaigning at Port Royal and throughout the area during the 2014 USAC Eastern Storm tour.

Joining his son to sign autographs will be John Andretti.

The elder Andretti is a former USAC midget champion who also owns a pair of NASCAR Sprint Cup victories along with a triumph in the 1989 24 hours of Daytona event.

June 7 will also be the yearly EMMR/Penn Central Racing Reunion at Port Royal with some 50 restored racecars on display prior to and during the racing program.

The restored cars will receive track time during the event when the 2014 Port Royal Founders Awards will also be presented.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

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UNHEARD OF 7 FREE FEATURES FAN NIGHT COMING TO PORT ROYAL JUNE 14

5/28/14

Port Royal – A virtually unheard of 7 Feature Free Admission Fan Appreciation Night at Port Royal Speedway has been announced for Saturday, June 14 at 7 pm.

The bold promotion will find the general public receive TOTALLY FREE GENERAL ADMISSION for a total of seven feature races to be contested on the night.

On tap will be the final 16 laps of the May 24 Fallen Heroes Championship for 410 sprints that was postponed mid race by rain while Mike Erdley was leading.

Also slated will be another rain postponed, full 25-lap 410 sprint feature held over from May 3.

For super late models, on the agenda will be the running of the 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship from May 24 and a rain delayed 20-lap feature from May 3.

And then back to sprint action, a pair of full features for the 305 sprints will be run as well, held over from May 24 and May 3 before the night closes with an xtreme stock main event.

ALL GENERAL ADMISSION FOR THE JUNE 14, SEVEN-FEATURES PROGRAM IS FREE.

May 24 pit raincheck wristbands will be honored for pit admission on June 14. Anyone without a May 24 raincheck wristband who wishes to enter the pit area on June 14 will be required to purchase a pit admission at the regular price of $25.

Mike Erdley was leading the way in the May 24 Fallen Heroes Championship for the 410 sprints when a red flag unfurled with nine laps down for a vicious flip in the third turn by New York’s Justin Barger. Dylan Cisney also piled into the wreckage.

Erdley was leading the sprint main over Rick Lafferty, Dave Ely, Lucas Wolfe and Blane Heimbach before the stoppage.

And then while under the red flag conditions the rain began falling, forcing postponement of the balance of the night’s action.

Port Royal Speedway is in action on June 7 with the wingless super sprint cars of USAC invading the oval for a 30-lap, $6,000 to win main as part of the USAC Eastern Storm tour.

Also on the June 7 program is the ARDC Midgets for their only show of the season at the track and the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

June 7 will also be the big Penn Central Racing/EMMR Racing Reunion night at the track with dozens of restored racers on display for the night.

The 2014 Founders Awards will also be presented at the June 7 program.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

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Rare Monday Port Royal Show Has Late Model Spdwk Grinestaff Memorial June 2

USAC Eastern Storm, Penn Central/EMMR Racing Reunion Night June 7

5/25/14

Port Royal – The Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek Series will conclude next Monday, June 2 at 7 pm at Port Royal Speedway with the running of the Charlie Grinestaff Memorial for super late models.

The Grinestaff Memorial will pay $4,000 to win and $400 to start the 40-lap main event. Time trials will set the starting grids for the night.

Also in action will be limited late models with competition open to any 358 late model with an all steel, solid block and the in-house Port Royal 355 econo late models.

Gates for the rare Monday night program will open at 5 pm with adult general admission set at just $20 and students ages 12 – 18 admitted for the usual $5.

The late model speedweek series is a four-night span of races in 2014 that kicks off on Friday, May 30 at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Western Pennsylvania before swinging to Hagerstown Speedway on May 31, Bedford Speedway on June 1 and then finally to the finale at Port Royal Speedway on June 2 when the series champion will be crowned.

Charlie Grinestaff, whom the event honors, was one of the areas standout late model racers during the decades of the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s.

Grinestaff, of Willow Street, is credited with 44 overall late model wins in his career and was inducted into the York County Racing Club Hall of Fame in 1994.

The Charlie Grinestaff Memorial is sponsored by Advanced Realty of Mountville and Nikolaus & Hohenadel LLP., of Columbia.

Adult general admission for the show is just $20 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Port Royal Speedway comes back with action on June 7 with the wingless super sprint cars of USAC invading the oval for a 30-lap, $6,000 to win main as part of the USAC Eastern Storm tour.

Also on the June 7 program is the ARDC Midgets for their only show of the season at the track and the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

June 7 will also be the big Penn Central Racing/EMMR Racing Reunion night at the track with dozens of restored racers on display for the night.

The 2014 Founders Awards will also be presented at the June 7 program.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

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Port Royal In Action Twice Next Weekend – Salute To The Military Saturday & Late Model Speedweek Finale Grinestaff Memorial Monday, June 2

5/25/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Slivinski Law Offices Salute To The Military Night this Saturday, May 31 at 7 pm when all past or present members of the Unites States military will receive free general admission, with identification.

The racing card will include a full program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint car action, Gray’s Auto and Towing 355 econo late models, Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks and All American Outlaws.

Past or present military members will need to present either a military form DD214 or a Veterans Administration card in order to take advantage of the free general admission offer.

Adult general admission for the show is the usual low of $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Slivinski Law Offices of Selinsgrove will present free can coolers to general admission fans as they arrive for the event beginning when gates open at 5 pm.

Slivinski Law Offices has over 40 years of experience at their Selinsgrove practice, handling everything from DUI’s to divorces.

Contact Slivinski Law Offices at 570.374.5575 and they’ll come to you for an appointment. Find them on the internet at www.slivlaw.com.

Port Royal Speedway returns just two nights later, on Monday June 2 at 7 pm with the running of the finale of Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek.

Paying $4,000 to win the 40-lap main event, the Charlie Grinestaff Memorial will take center stage with limited late models also on the program.

The speedweek series champion will be crowned with the conclusion of the Grinestaff Memorial.

The Charlie Grinestaff Memorial is sponsored by Advanced Realty of Mountville and Nikolaus & Hohenadel LLP., of Columbia.

Adult general admission for the show is just $20 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Chad Trout, Matt Nailor, and Kevin Sigler Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Features

Mechanicsburg, PA May 25, 2014

With lightening slicing through the skies, Chad Trout stormed to the victory in the Williams Grove Speedway Bill Heckert Memorial Super Sportsman 25-lap championship. Trout had a thrilling battle with Frankie Herr on the way to his second Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman tour triumph.

Kenny Edkin, from his second starting position, was the immediate leader. Chad Trout started fourth and was second by the completion of the opening lap. The battle for the lead became a three-car fight between Edkin, Trout and Scott Geesey,

The race came to a halt on lap five when Rich Eichelberger’s car rolled over in turn two. Moments later there was a fire in Scott Geesey’s car. Geesey received a minor burn to his ankle while Rich Eichelberger, after a pit stop, returned to the race.

Edkin, following the restart, led the way with Frankie Herr in second and Geesey was third. Herr, after a lap nine caution, became the new leader. One lap later Trout took possession of second.

Herr’s lead slowly disappeared and by lap 16 Trout was three-lengths behind. One lap later, using slower traffic, Trout passed Herr in turns three and four. Trout masterfully drove through slower traffic. The Felton, PA driver won by 15 lengths over Herr, Gregg Foster, Mike Enders, and Chad Criswell.

Williams Grove Speedway’s technical crew began a brand new inspection policy with this race. Chad Trout’s machine went to the new technical inspection building for an engine check. The car passed the inspection.

Enders, Steve Wilbur, and Herr won the preliminaries for the 28-car field. Eichelberger was the consolation victor. Russ Mitten won the Sprint Aces Hard Charger Award.

Matt Nailor started first in the 20 lap Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Model main. Nailor led the way with Dan Zechman, Sam Rial, Travis Mease, and Roy Miller trailing.

The top five remained the same through the first six laps. On lap seven rain began creating a caution. After a short wait the racing resumed with Nailor leading.

There was a shuffling of positions behind the leader. Travis Mease advanced into second with Dan Zechman, Roy Miller, Sam Rial and Scott Richwine in a battle for third. Nailor had a 20-length advantage when the caution came out on lap 15 for a tangle between Miller and Richwine.

Alan Sagi made a big move on the restart, the veteran driver charging into second. Nailor, from Shermansdale, led the remaining laps to win his first feature by ten lengths over Sagi. Zechman was third, with Wes Alleman finishing fourth and Mease was fifth.

The heat wins for the 23 cars went to Pat Beard, Sagi, Chad Julius. Shaun Jones was the winner of the Artwerks Hard Charger Award.

The 15-lap Aquafun Pools Street Stock feature began with a massive front stretch crash. Fifteen of the 21 starters were in the melee.

Kevin Sigler started on the outside of the front row and sprinted into the lead. Charlie Pensinger’s new car had a spectacular front stretch flip on the second circuit. Pensinger walked away from the crash.

Sigler, a York resident, continued to lead the way. Nick Bloom, Mike Buckley, and Doug Hoffman had a spirited contest for second. Buckley captured second in the sixth lap and was trailing the leader by four lengths.

There was a caution with four laps remaining. Sigler’s Camaro led with Buckley, Hoffman, Jeff Haag, Steve Hastings and Craig Morgan in close pursuit. Kevin Sigler won his first of 2014 by five lengths over Buckley, Hoffman, Haag, and Hastings.

Sigler and Hoffman were the heat winners for the 21 entries. Mike Nickel, making his first start, won the Artwerks Hard Charger Award.

The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series returns to action this weekend. The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 late Models, and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks will headline the show. Racing begins at 6:30. Adult admission is five dollars and all children 12 and under are free.

Super Sportsman results

1. Chad Trout, 2. Frankie Herr, 3. Gregg Foster, 4. Mike Enders, 5. Chad Criswell, 6. Kenny Edkin, 7. Steve Fannsy, 8. Carmen Perigo Jr., 9. Russ Mitten, 10, Jay Fannasy, 11. Steve Wilbur, 12. Doug Dodson, 13. Rick Barr, 14. Stan Wanner, 15. Lanny Hake, 16. Todd Leonard, 17. Devin Beidel, 18. Tom Wyckoff, 19. Scott Dellinger, 20. Bill Devine, 21. Cody Fairchok, 22. Chad Smith, 23. Rich Eichelberger, 24. Scott Geesey

Did Not Qualify: Tony Jackson, Dave Conrad, Russ Lebo, Duaine Smith

 

 

May Ends With Williams Grove Sprint Double Friday, URC Coming Up June 6

5/25/14

Mechanicsburg ? Williams Grove Speedway will close the month of May this Friday night, May 30 at 7:30 pm when the track hosts a sprint car twinbill of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars.

May 30 will be a York County Racing Club Night at the oval as well with full slates of qualifying heat races and features for both sprint car classes on the agenda.

Then just one week later, the month of June kicks off on Friday, June 6 with the first appearance of the season at Williams Grove by the URC 360 sprints.

The URC sprints will race in a challenge event with the 358 sprints as the two classes combine for competition.

The racing program will of course include the regular weekly 410 sprint cars as well on June 6.

One week later, on June 13 the the All Stars Circuit of Champions sprints will invade for their one and only appearance of the season at the track after the first slated show by the group was lost to rain in April.

Also on the June 13 program will be the PASS 305 sprints.

Aside from Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval?s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

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Rain Fouls Port Royal Fallen Heroes Championships May 24,

Seven Free Features Fan Appreciation Night Set For June 14

5/24/14

Port Royal ? Miserable rains hit Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night right in the middle of the 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship for 410 sprints, forcing postponement of the event and the balance of the features to be completed for super late models and 305 sprints.

As a result of the rains, an amazing, blockbuster Fan Appreciation Night has been announced for Saturday, June 14 at 7 pm featuring FREE GENERAL ADMISSION for a features only program of action.

Seven main events will now be completed on June 14 including the final 16 laps of the May 24 Fallen Heroes race for 410 sprints along with the entire slated May 24 super late model feature and the entire 305 sprint feature, both at a distance of 25 laps.

And another three features will be run in their entirety consisting of the rained out 410 sprint, super late model and 305 sprints mains held over from a rain postponement on May 3. The May 3 make up mains will be 25 laps, 20 laps and 20 laps, respectively.

Plus, an xtreme stock feature will also be run as part of the big June 14 night at the races.

ALL GENERAL ADMISSION FOR THE JUNE 14, SEVEN-FEATURES PROGRAM IS FREE.

An announcement regarding the pit admission policy for June 14 will be released within the coming week.

Those who purchased a pit admission for the May 24 racing program should keep their raincheck wristband and await further instruction regarding its usage.

May 31 will now return to its originally slated format as Slivinski Law Offices Salute To The Military Night that is comprised of a regular program for 410 sprints, econo late models, xtreme stocks and all american outlaws.

Mike Erdley was leading the way in the May 24 Fallen Heroes Championship for the 410 sprints when a red flag unfurled with nine laps down for a vicious flip in the third turn by New York?s Justin Barger. Dylan Cisney also piled into the wreckage.

Erdley was leading the sprint main over Rick Lafferty, Dave Ely, Lucas Wolfe and Blane Heimbach before the stoppage.

And then while under the red flag conditions the rain began falling, forcing postponement of the balance of the night?s action.

Visit the speedway?s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., May 31, 2014 (7:30 PM) – DELCO DESIGNS NIGHT – 410 Sprints (Regular & Hilly Rife Memorial Make-up), 358 Sprints & 4-Cylinder Stocks

Wed., June 4, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – USAC SPRINT CAR EASTERN STORM plus URC 360/358 Super Series

Sat., June 7, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) – DARYL GOHN/GLEN GOHN SR. MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints (Regular & May 24th make-up feature) and All American Outlaws

RAIN WIPES OUT LINCOLN FEATURES AFTER ALL QUALIFYING COMPLETE;

Make-up feature dates set, with 410 Sprint Car feature to be run next Saturday, May 31st

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 5/24/2014 – Rain storms which narrowly missed Lincoln Speedway several times Saturday night finally hit the speedway as the cars were being summoned for the 410 sprint car feature, forcing promoters to postpone the three feature events to future racing programs.

Rain arrived in the Pigeon Hills a few minutes before 10:00 p.m. Track preparer Fred Putney and his crew went to work, but 11:50 p.m. hot laps by the two sprint divisions confirmed that the track was too narrow. When the drivers told the promoters that they felt it was unsafe, promoters decided to postpone the three features.

It turned out to be the right decision, as rain hit the speedway again shortly after the postponement was announced.

The first make-up feature will be for the 410 sprinters as part of Delco Designs Night this coming Saturday, May 31st.

The 358 sprint car feature will be made up on Saturday, June 7th, as part of the annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn, Sr. Memorial.

The Central PA Legends feature will be made up the next time the Legends are at Lincoln on BAPS Night Saturday, June 21st.

Before the rains came, heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Brian Montieth, Freddie Rahmer, and Ryan Bohlke, with Glenndon Forsythe winning the consolation. Fast time in time trials over the 29-car field was set by Gerard McIntyre, Jr. with a one-lap time of 13.066-seconds (103.322 MPH).

Heats for the 31 358 sprinters were won by Tyler Esh, Chase Dietz, and Kevin Nouse, with Jeff Rohrbaugh winning the consolation.

Heats for the 28 Legends were won by Chris Spidle, Lucas Montgomery, and Bob Stough, with Vern Houseman winning the consolation.

Next Saturday, Lincoln will host Delco Designs Night featuring a double-feature for the 410 sprints, 358 sprints, and 4-cylinder stock cars. Racing will begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (30 Laps) – Make-up on Sat., May 31st

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 45-Kevin Nagy; 8. 56-Tim Wagaman; 9. 8-Billy Dietrich; 10. 91-David Quackenbush. Time – 2:18.232

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 35-Steve Owings; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 6. 69H-Shane Hoff; 7. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 6K-Chris Knopp; 10. 2T0Mike Thomas. Time – 2:19.488

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 2-Ryan Bohlke; 2. 22T-Matt Boland; 3. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 92-Tyler Ross; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 4-John Rudisill; 8. 49-Bradley Howard; 9. 21A-Will Rose. Time – 2:20.320

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 56-Tim Wagaman; 4. 45-Kevin Nagy; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 6K-Chris Knopp; 8. 91-David Quackenbush; 9. 2T-Mike Thomas; 10. 49-Bradley Howard (DNF); 11. 21A-Will Rose (DNF). No Time

TIME TRIALS - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.066 (103.322 MPH); 2. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.101; 3. 69G-Tim Glatfelter, 13.166; 4. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.198; 5. 35-Steve Owings, 13.263; 6. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.296; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.314; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.317; 9. 2-Ryan Bohlke, 13.345; 10. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.363; 11. 69-Shane Hoff, 13.384; 12. 22T-Matt Boland, 13.386; 13. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.399; 14. 99M-Kyle Moody, 13.411; 15. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.412; 16. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.448; 17. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.492; 18. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.494; 19. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.527; 20. 21T-Scott Fisher, 13.530; 21. 21A-Will Rose, 13.562; 22. 45-Kevin Nagy, 13.564; 23. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.616; 24. 4-John Rudisill, 13.634; 25. 56-Tim Wagaman, 13.665; 26. 6K-Chris Knopp, 13.716; 27. 49-Bradley Howard, 13.973; 28. 91-David Quackenbush, 14.318; 29. 2-Mike Thomas, 14.820.

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) – Make-up on Sat., June 7th

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 5A-Brian Allman; 3. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 4. 47-Michael Hamer; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 29-Chris Arnold; 7. 90-Jordon Givler; 8. 11-Leah Starner; 9. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 10. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 11. 00-Chris Frank. Time – 2:25.75

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 31-Mike Bittinger; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 27-Jay Galloway; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 10-Zach Eucalano; 8. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 9. 28-Matt Findley (DNF); 10. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 38-Mark Strickler; 5. 3W-Duane Watson; 6. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 7. 59T-Tim Stallings; 8. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 9. 01-Rick Horn; 10. 90-Tyler Templin (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 90-Jordon Givler; 3. 10-Zach Eucalano; 4. 59T-Tim Stallings; 5. 38-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 8. 11-Leah Starner; 9. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 10. 01-Rick Horn; 11. 00-Chris Frank; 12. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 13. 90T-Tyler Templin (DNF). No Time

 

 

Smith Gives Rahmer First Williams Grove Win As Car Owner, Parker Gets PASS 305s

5/23/14

Mechanicsburg – Stevie Smith gave Fred Rahmer his first win as a car owner at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, scoring for the first time in track history for the retired racer turned sprint car owner.

Smith led 24 of 25-laps of the main event to pocket the $4,000 payday, which was the 26th win of his career at the oval.

In the PASS 305 sprint series it was Eric Parker who took the win, holding off Mark Watkins for the victory.

Smith started second in the 410-sprint feature field and took the lead from Gerard McIntyre Jr. on the second lap to gain control.

During the first few laps, sixth starter Lance Dewease made quick moves to the front to be running third as Smith took command.

Dewease got by McIntyre for second on the third circuit and fifth starter Don Kreitz Jr. advanced to third place a lap later.

The pair of Dewease and Kreitz was trying to run down the leader when the races only caution unfurled on the eighth tour for a stopped Brock Zearfoss.

Dewease took a shot at Smith on the restart but Smith led back to the line only to then have Kreitz get by Dewease for position on the 11th tour.

Kreitz then began biting into Smith’s lead as the race reached the halfway point but as soon as Kreitz showed Smith the bottom lane in the first and second corners Smith then changed lanes to the bottom and that served to protect his lead and win.

Smith was able to easily stay ahead of Kreitz the rest of the distance.

“It’s so nice to be able to win races again,” Smith said.

“I think this is the best idea Fred’s ever came up with,” he said of Rahmer’s idea to put him in a car for the 2014 season.

“It’s just a really good opportunity and I’m just happy to be a part of it.”

Rahmer talked about his choice of Smith for a driver.

“Puttin’ Stevie in was a no brainer,” Rahmer commented.

“I knew there was no other choice.”

“I don’t miss drivin’ at all.”

Kreitz rode home second followed by Dewease, Greg Hodnett and Lucas Wolfe.

Sixth through 10th went to Alan Krimes, 17th starter Danny Dietrich, McIntyre, Doug Esh and Ryan Wilson

Heats for the 24 cars in action went to Glenndon Forsythe, Dietrich and Austin Hogue.

Fast time was set by Wolfe with a lap of 17.236 seconds.

Eric Parker withstood several restarts to record his first ever Williams Grove 305 sprint victory.

He was challenged by both Mike Wagner II., and Mark Watkins for the checkers.

Watkins got alongside Parker for the lead on a lap 16 restart only to see Parker skillfully battle back to the outside and reclaim the spot as the pair traversed the third and fourth turns.

Watkins settled for second followed by Wagner, Tyler Bear and Kody Lehman.

Sixth through 10th went to Anthony Fiore, Alex Schanz, Brittany Tresch, Stephanie Stevens and Scott Ellerman.

Heats for the 35 cars went to Watkins, Schanz, Clair Wintermyer and Jake Waters. Tresch took the consolation race.

May 23, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Stevie Smith, 2. Don Kreitz Jr., 3. Lance Dewease, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Lucas Wolfe, 6. Alan Krimes, 7. Danny Dietrich, 8. Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 9. Doug Esh, 10. Ryan Wilson, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Adam Wilt, 13. Steve Buckwalter, 14. Rick Lafferty, 15. Cory Haas, 16. Austin Hogue, 17. Davey Sammons, 18. Chad Layton, 19. Glenndon Forsythe, 20. Nicole Bower, 21. Dave Ely, 22. Brock Zearfoss, 23. Justin Barger

DNS: Brian Montieth

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Eric Parker, 2. Mark Watkins, 3. Mike Wagner II., 4. Tyler Bear, 5. Kody Lehman, 6. Anthony Fiore, 7. Alex Schanz, 8. Brittany Tresch, 9. Stephanie Stevens, 10. Scott Ellerman, 11. Lance Newlin, 12. John Braim, 13. Erin Statler, 14. Derrick Bowersox, 15. Jeff Miller Jr., 16. Clair Wintermyer, 17. Cole Griffin, 18. Russell Hammaker, 19. Colby Dice, 20. Wayne Dadetto, 21. Jake Waters, 22. Nathan Gramley, 23. Tyler Reeser, 24. Ken Duke

DNQ: Matt Mountz, Alex Potoski, John Baker, John Bott, John Bordlemey, Randy Kaylor, Dalton Dietrich, Tyler Lebo, Ian Detweiler, Donnie Hendershot, Zach Newlin

 

 

McCLELLAND SCORES THIRD WIN IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS; SALONY & ZIELONIS TAKE SIDEWINDER MICRO-SPRINT FEATURES; TOM SENSENEY CLAIMS LIMITED STOCK MAIN; JEREMY STREMMEL STREET STOCK WINNER

Hanover, PA (05/23/14) – Brad McClelland added another notch to his belt in the “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night. “The track was a little weird tonight, and I’m glad I started up front,” said McClelland upon exiting the Baird Heating & Cooling/Littlestown Auto Care/Rucker Computer Solutions #6R in victory lane, “We put a used tire on tonight because we were starting second. That was a mistake.” That was his only mistake, as McClelland won his heat and led every lap of the feature from his outside front row starting spot. McClelland was never seriously challenged despite six caution flags over the first nine laps. From there, the race went non-stop, with McClelland scoring his third win in five races so far this year. Matt Campbell caught polesitter Seth Kearchner for second lap 15, and was closing at the end. Robbie Kendall, Kearchner, and Cody Fletcher completed the top five. The other qualifier for the 10 “358” sprinters was won by Kendall.

Reed Salony and Mike Zielonis were winners of the double 15-lap1000cc Sidewinder micro-sprint features. Salony actually finished third in the opener, but was credited with the win when apparent winner Jim Young and second-place finisher Brad Weber both failed post-race inspections. Brandon Yarlett and Rich Halter were awarded second and third in the first feature. In the second Sidewinder feature, Zielonis started on the pole and led every lap. Closing rapidly at the end was Salony, who ended up with a first and second on the night. Completing the top three in the second feature was Yarlett.

Tom Senseney came from tenth starting spot to claim the win in the 15-lap limited stock feature. Senseney drove under Robbie Carroll for the lead with a low move in turn four of lap 14. Carroll, who started third, led laps three through 13. With the win, Senseney moved into a first-place tie with Matt Chronister (262 points) in the season-long point series. Chronister dropped to the infield while running fourth on lap 11. Second through fifth were Carroll, Cody Klinedinst, Shannon Weaver, and Terry Hartlaub. Heats for the 21 limited stocks were won by Kory Shorb and Kenny Startzman.

Jeremy Stremmel scored the win in the 20-lap street stock feature. Stremmel started on the outside of the front row and led every lap but one. Previous winner Dan Furman started 12th and passed Stremmel for the lead on lap 13, only to suffer a flat tire and slow to a stop on lap 14. Stremmel assumed the lead for the restart and led the rest of the way, with Larry Landis coming from eighth to finish second. Third through fifth were Chad Stine, Pat McClane, and Jed Latshaw. Furman’s teammate Craig Wagaman also suffered a flat tire while running fourth on lap seven and came to a stop in turn two of lap nine, ending his night. Qualifiers for the 15 street stocks were won by Stremmel and Wagaman.

Next Friday (5/30), Trail-Way Speedway will host the Limited Stock Championship race. Also on the schedule are the 358 Sprints, Central PA Legends and 600cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls. `

Trail-Way Speedway May 23, 2014 RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars Feature (25 Laps) 1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 55-Robert Kendall; 4. 30-Seth Kearchner; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 64-Randy Whisler; 7. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 8. 2-Dennis Gross; 9. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 10. 4-Dwight Leppo (DNF). No Time. Lap Leaders- Brad McClelland (1-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify) 1. 55-Robert Kendall; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 7M-Tyler Buchenauer; 5. 2-Dennis Gross. Time 2:23.56.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify) 1. 6-Brad McClelland; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time 2:25.65.

 

 

Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Returns This Week

Mechanicsburg, PA May 21, 2014

Saturday, May 24, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series returns to action. Rain washed out the last two shows.

The Bill Heckert Memorial for the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman division will highlight the event. Bill Heckert was a popular driver in the Super Sportsman. The Super Sportsman will be competing in a 25-lap feature and there will be double points. Mike Enders leads the Super Sportsman points.

Joining the Super Sportsman will be the Credit Connection Car Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks.

The Meet and Greet returns this week. Super Sportsman drivers Davey Walsh and Todd Leonard will meet with fans before the races. The drivers and cars will be in the infield area at 5 PM for a half hour.

Although the Super Sportsman have a championship race, there will be no increase in admission. The three-division show will have an adult admission of five dollars. All children 12 and under are free.

Practice begins at 6 P.M. and the racing starts at 6:30 P.M.

 

 

Williams Grove Holiday Friday Offers 410 and PASS 305 Sprints Plus Fireworks May 23

5/18/14

Mechanicsburg – An open wheel holiday Friday racing program of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and PASS 305 sprints is on tap at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, May 23 at 7:30 pm.

To celebrate the Memorial Day holiday weekend a fireworks display will be launched during the program as well.

Racing action for the 410 sprints will be part of the 2014 Hoosier Diamond Series races at the track.

The 410 sprints will use time trials to set the heat lineups and the 25-lap feature will pay $4,000 to win as the annual Charity Race.

After the Williams Grove portion of 50/50 ticket sales gets donated to charity as always, the winner of the 410 sprint car feature will see the same amount as matched by Williams Grove Speedway be given to the charity of his choice in victory lane.

It will be up to the winner to determine what organization is the recipient of the Williams Grove match.

On Saturday night, May 24, as part of Saturday Series racing featuring the super sportsman, the annual Bill Heckert Memorial will be staged to add even more spark to the holiday weekend at Williams Grove.

The month of May Friday Williams Grove action will come to an end a week later on May 30 when the 410 sprints return along with the Tool Shed of America 358 sprints.

May 30 will be a York County Racing Club Night at the oval as well.

June kicks off with a Friday, June 6 program of 410 sprints and the URC 360/358 sprints in action in a challenge event.

Aside from the Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently in full swing.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Gives Racers Big Money, Big Prizes To Fans At Holiday Show May 24

Fallen Heroes Championships Triple 25s Include Pepsi Night Prizes & Fireworks!

5/18/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the Fallen Heroes Championships triple 25-lap features for Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake’s Carts super late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints this Saturday, May 24 at 7 pm.

Sponsored by Pepsi Cola Bottling Group and Packer’s Concessions, the championship races will pay $5,000 to win and $350 to start for 410 sprints, $2,000 to win and $200 to start for the super late models and the 305 sprints will race for an increased purse as well.

Heat race group qualifying time trials will be used to set the heat grids for the 410 sprints and super late models.

The first 200 fans entering the stands will receive either a free Pepsi shirt or hat while over 40 12-packs of Pepsi products will be given away during the night to general admission ticket holders.

In addition, free tickets to see the Harrisburg Senators or to visit Hershey Park and Knoebels Grove Amusement resort will be up for grabs as well.

Sponsored by Packers Concessions, Hoseheads.com, Crankwerkz and Mr. Terry Ritzman, a fireworks display will be launched during intermission to help celebrate the official start of the summer racing season.

The Fallen Heroes triple 25s are meant to honor the five racers in Port Royal history that paid the ultimate sacrifice while competing at the track: Frank Bailey, 1947; Harold Swarmer, 1958; Hal Hoose, 1958; Dennis Snyder, 1972; and Randy Thompson, 1973.

In last year’s championships, Danny “The Dude” Lasoski of Dover, Missouri, scored the big payday in the 410 sprint feature while Dover’s Coleby Fry took the super late model feature and Logan Wagner took the 305 sprint championship.

General admission gates will open at 4 pm for the big holiday show with racing getting underway at 7 pm.

Adult general admission for the holiday highlight of racing action will be just $20 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

On May 31 Port Royal returns with a blockbuster racing program on Slivinski Law Offices Salute To The Military Night featuring double 410 sprint features including a make up main held over from May 3.

Free general admission will be afforded to past or present members of the military who present adequate ID. Military members are invited to attend in uniform.

Also on the program will be the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models, the Len Krautheim Auto Sales Xtreme Stocks and the All American Outlaws.

The speedway then comes right back just two nights later with the finale of the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek Series when the Charlie Grinestaff Memorial is staged on Monday June 2 at 7 pm.

The speedweek series champion will be crowned with the conclusion of the 40 lap, $4,000 to win, $400 to start feature event. The Charlie Grinestaff Memorial is sponsored by Advanced Realty of Mountville and Nikolaus & Hohenadel LLP., of Columbia.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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SMITH CAPTURES ESS 360 SPRINT CAR RACE

Selinsgrove, PA — (May 18, 2014) — Mark Smith powered to a convincing win in Saturday night’s 25-lap Mach 1 Chassis Empire Super Sprint (ESS) 360 sprint car feature over defending champion Jason Shultz of Carlisle. The $3,000 win was Smith’s third of the season and eighth career in 358-360 sprint car competition at the track.

The race was marred by a serious crash on lap three involving three drivers at the end of the backstretch. Duane Mausteller of Bloomsburg and Jamie Collard of Burford, Ont., were transported to the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville with undisclosed injuries. Also involved in the incident was Shawn Donath of South Onondaga, N.Y., who escaped injury.

Jeff Rine of Danville returned to Victory Lane for his second win of the season in the 25-lap late model feature. The win also marked Rine’s second of the weekend, having picked up the win Friday night at the Bedford Speedway, and 87th career at Selinsgrove.

Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove drove to his first win of the season in the 15-lap pro stock feature, while defending champion Brian Johnson of Ashland won his second 12-lap roadrunner race.

The next race at Selinsgrove Speedway will be the Ray Tilley Classic for 410 sprint cars at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 25. The super sportsman and 305 sprint cars will join the 410 sprint cars for the open wheel tripleheader. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

Outside front row starter TJ Stutts took the lead at the start of the sprint car feature and was chased by fourth-place starter Cody Keller. The race was halted on the third circuit for a backstretch crash involving eighth-place starter Jamie Collard, 10th-place starter Shawn Donath, and 18th-place starter Duane Mausteller. Mausteller was air-lifted to the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Collard was transported by ambulance with undisclosed injuries. Donath was not injured in the crash.

When the race resumed, Stutts continued to lead over Keller, seventh-place starter Mark Smith, 12th-place starter Pat Cannon, and sixth-place starter Jason Barney. On a lap 10 restart, Smith and Cannon drove by Keller for the second and third positions. Stutts and Smith then dueled for the lead only to make contact on the frontstretch, which sent Stutts into a wild spin into the first turn.

On the lap 12 retart, 14th-place starter Jason Shultz showed a lot of speed and stormed into second. Shultz and Cannon then dueled for the position while Keller remained a close fourth. With five laps remaining, Keller took third away from Cannon. At the finish, Smith was victorious by 2.2 seconds over Shultz, Keller, Cannon, and 17th-place starter Steve Poirier. Second-place starter Dave Zona powered into the lead at the start of the late model feature over polesitter Tim Wilson and sixth-place starter Jim Bernheisel. On the fourth circuit, seventh-place starter Jeff Rine advanced to the fourth position.

The caution flag unfurled on lap nine when Jim Yoder’s car rolled to a stop in turn four. On the lap 10 restart, Bernheisel passed Wilson for the runner up spot. Wilson, however, stopped in turn two on the next lap. A multi-car pileup unfolded in turn four on lap 12; all drivers escaped injury. Then Bernheisel dropped out of the race on the restart.

With 10 laps to go, Zona was leading Rine, ninth-place starter Bryan Bernheisel, and 10th-place starter Andy Haus. Rine made the winning pass using the outside lane coming off turn on the 18th lap. He went on to win the race by five seconds over Zona, B. Bernheisel, Haus, and 11th-place starter Steve Campbell.

Polesitter Kyle Bachman wired the field for his first win of the season in the pro stock feature. Bachman was chased by second-place starter Jake Buck and third-place starter Adam Campbell. Campbell took over second for several laps. The race saw a caution flag on lap five when Nathan Long’s car rolled to a stop.

When the race resumed, Bachman stretched his lead over the field. In the final laps of the race, three-time winner and 11th-place starter Brad Mitch made a last-ditch effort to catch Bachman and keep his winning streak alive. At the finish, Bachman was victorious by 2.6 seconds over Mitch, Campbell, Buck, and Andrew Shoop.

Polesitter Brandon Shultz led the first two laps of the roadrunner feature. Sixth-place starter John Fowler Jr. took over the lead on lap three and also led for two laps. Eighth-place starter Keith Bissinger kept his racer at the front of the pack through lap eight, when fifth-place starter Brian Johnson made the winning pass. Johnson was victorious over Bissinger, Fowler, Butch Shaffer, and Ed Capper.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 17 May 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 31 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 1 Mark Smith 2) 29 Jason Shultz 3) 99K Cody Keller 4) 3 Pat Cannon 5) 28P Steve Poirier 6) 422 Etienne Girard 7) 67 Steve Collins 8) 45 Chuck Hebing 9) 87 Jason Barney 10) 19K Paul Kinney 11) 10 Jeff Cook 12) 71 Jessica Anderson 13) 61 Parker Evans 14) 13 Kevin Ward Jr. 15) 23 TJ Stutts 16) 33W Michael Walter II 17) 2 Dave Axton 18) 90 Matt Tanner 19) 98 Joe Trenca 20) 77Z Jessica Zemken 21) 7X Jamie Collard 22) 21 Duane Mausteller 23) 53 Shawn Donath 24) 66 Ryan Kissinger Heat Winners: TJ Stutts, Kevin Ward, Etienne Girard B-Main Winner: Chuck Hebing Dash Winner: TJ Stutts Late Models – 31 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 99Z Dave Zona 3) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 4) 76 Andy Haus 5) 2 Steve Campbell 6) 27X Dylan Yoder 7) 7 Donnie Schick 8) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 9) 9 Hayes Mattern 10) 19 Dustin Hoffman 11) 11 Jason Schmidt 12) 28 Jason Smith 13) 93 Pancho Lawler 14) 7M Meade Hahn 15) 14 Dave Brouse Sr. 16) 88 Tony Adams 17) 119 Jim Bernheisel 18) 26 Jerry Bard 19) 3 Tim Wilson 20) 23P Bud Phillips 21) 14B Austin Berry 22) 27 Jim Yoder 23) 45 Eric Hons 24) 61 Ken Trevitz Heat Winners: Hayes Mattern, Tim Wilson, Pancho Lawler B-Main Winner: Bud Phillips Pro Stocks – 21 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 99 Kyle Bachman 2) 10M Brad Mitch 3) 2C Adam Campbell 4) 11 Jake Buck 5) 8S Andrew Shoop 6) 1C Jamin Chapman 7) 26 AJ Stroup 8) 8M Brandon Moser 9) 26S Nate Stroup 10) 40 Tommy Slanker 11) 83 Matt Wilson 12) 111 Derrick Garman 13) 31 Chris Snyder 14) 28J Jeff Ceballo 15) 28 Dan Condo 16) 85 Terry Lauver 17) 32 Tom Hartman 18) 63 Nathan Long DNF 19) 6C Bill Cooper DNF 20) 6 Nate Herman DNF 21) 1 Peanut Heintzelman DNS Heat Winners: Nathan Long, Kyle Bachman Roadrunners – 10 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 201 Brian Johnson 2) 11 Keith Bissinger 3) 02 John Fowler 4) 7 Butch Shaffer 5) F14 Ed Capper 6) 22 Ricky Buss 7) 89 John Schoch 8) 31B Brandon Shultz 9) 8K Jeremy Kline 10) Curtis Lawton

 

 

Daryn Pittman Completes Two-Day Outlaws Sweep At Williams Grove Speedway,

Pushes combined two-day total to $25,000 for KKR team

5/17/14

Mechanicsburg – Daryn Pittman of Owasso, Okla., put together a two-day sweep of World of Outlaws sprint car action at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday night, wiring the field for the second night in a row at the track to record victory.

His win on Friday was worth $8,000 but his Saturday triumph was worth $17,000 in total, boosting his two-day total to a cool $25,000.

Pittman earned the pole by winning the dash and was flanked by Don Kreitz Jr. for the start of the 30-lap main. Donny Schatz and Lucas Wolfe lined up in the second row.

And the race would be settled between, Pittman, Kreitz and Wolfe as the case would be with the duo of Kreitz and Wolfe dueling for second repeatedly during the mid stages as Pittman edged out to just enough of a lead as the pair scrapped.

Kreitz gave close chase of Pittman when action got started and as it would turn out the race would go nonstop to the finish.

Pittman took a page out of Kreitz’s book from the start when he glued himself to the inside groove as Wolfe thrusted around the outside cushion.

Wolfe pushed his Zemco No. 1 into second for the first time with nine laps away and it was then that Pittman would feel the most pressure for control.

On two different occasions Wolfe drew directly up on Pittmans bumper as the pair crossed underneath the historic backstretch bridge but both times Wolfe fell just short of pulling the trigger for the lead.

Kreitz came back on Wolfe for second on the 16th circuit only to give it up on the next lap to Wolfe again.

With 10 to go Kreitz was back into second, still trying to close on Pittman as the race worked through traffic.

With nine laps to go Wolf was back in the runner up position only to see Kreitz again secure the spot shortly before the final lap.

Pittman meanwhile took advantage of the race for second between the pair to slowly edge out to about a one-turn margin at the finish.

“It couldn’t get any better than that,” Pittman said of his two-day Williams Grove sweep for the outlaws over the locals known as the Pennsylvania Posse.

“This is a big weekend for this team. I’m just a lucky guy getting’ to run this thing.”

“I pretty much made up my mind I was gonna’ run the bottom and make them go around me on the outside,” Pittman said.

“When you beat Donnie Kreitz here on the bottom you’ve done something.”

Pittman’s win also secured the Morgan Cup trophy for another season for the World of Outlaws circuit. The trophy will be put on display at outlaws headquarters in Concord, North Carolina until the cup contest is run again at next May’s Williams Grove event.

Kreitz finished second in the Saturday feature.

“A couple times I ran in over the berm down there,” Kreitz said.

“We did the best we could. Sorry to let the Posse fans down.”

Wolfe was third followed by Stevie Smith and Schatz.

Sixth through 10th went to Dave Blaney, Paul McMahan, Shane Stewart, Kerry Madsen and Alan Krimes.

Heats for the 45-car field went to Wolfe, Joey Saldana, Kreitz and Pittman.

Jacob Allen took the C Main and Sammy Swindell took the B Main.

McMahan set quick time with a lap of 16.889 seconds.

Two violent crashes took place in the qualifying heat races.

Twenty-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser destroyed his car in the third heat after contact with a right rear sent him careening into the outside first turn wall which sent him into a vicious series of rolls after hard contact.

Dueling with Stevie Smith in the fourth heat to hold onto the second spot, Greg Hodnett destroyed his car as the pair raced onto the backstretch from the second corner.

When Hodnett came back on Smith for the second spot from the inside, he swiped the front of Smith’s car which turned him right and into the outside wall before flipping back across the track and stopping just short of the backstretch cross over.

May 17, 2014 Feature Finish:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Daryn Pittman, 2. Don Kreitz Jr., 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. Stevie Smith, 5. Donny Schatz, 6. Dave Blaney, 7. Paul McMahan, 8. Shane Stewart, 9. Kerry Madsen, 10. Alan Krimes, 11. Logan Schuchart, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Joey Saldana, 14. Jac Haudenschild, 15. Cody Darrah, 16. Lance Dewease, 17. David Gravel, 18. Sammy Swindell, 19. Kraig Kinser, 20. Brent Marks, 21. Brian Montieth, 22. Steve Buckwalter, 23. Brad Sweet, 24. Steve Kinser, 25. Jason Sides, 26. Doug Esh

DNQ: Chad Layton, Nicole Bower, Jacob Allen, Kyle Reinhardt, Austin Hogue, Brock Zearfoss, Adam Wilt, Glenndon Forsythe, Cory Haas, Trey Starks, Ryan Wilson, Justin Barger, Robbie Kendall, Troy Fraker, Greg Hodnett, Danny Dietrich, Danny Holtgraver, Gerard McIntyre Jr., Tyler Ross

 

 

Pittman Wires For Williams Grove World Of Outlaws Win Friday

5/16/14

Mechanicsburg ?Defending World of Outlaws point champion Daryn Pittman drove Kasey Kahne?s No. 9 to the outlaws victory at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, wiring the field from the pole for the $8,000 win.

The triumph for Pittman was the 15th of Pittmans overall career at Williams Grove but it was his first in outlaws competition at the oval since May of 2011.

The initial start of the 25-lap sprint main was called back when Steve Buckwalter spun his car.

With Pittman in control followed by Joey Saldana, the next caution of the race unfurled with four laps recorded for a stopped Logan Schuchart on the backstretch.

Pittman chose the inside lane for the ensuing double file restart but the yellow again quickly came back out when action resumed for a three car tangle in the first corner involving Donnie Kreitz, Pat Cannon and Paul McMahan, who had been running sixth.

After the restart the balance of the event did go non-stop with Pittman Leading Saldana, Steve Kinser, Donny Schatz and David Gravel toward the rear of the field as the race neared the halfway point.

But rather than begin taking chances by trying to navigate through the traffic and forsake the inside line that was being favored by virtually the entire field, Pittman was content to back off on his progression toward the backmarkers and instead was content to chase the tail for the final 14 laps.

This strategy did allow his pursuers to creep directly in on his back bumper but with the field locked down to the inside lane there was no chance for anyone else to make any progress for position.

Kinser lost the motor on his mount and dropped out of third with 12 laps to go, elevating those behind him forward one position.

With five laps to go the front six and eight cars were under a blanket racing through the same set of turns at one time headed for the checkered flag.

Pittman took the win with confidence for his fourth World of Outlaws tour victory of the 2014 season.

?I started on the pole three times this year and didn?t win one of them,? said Pittman of his front row luck to date this season.

One of the cars that Pittman watched just ahead of him as part of the rear of the field for the final half of the race was Grove regular Brian Montieth, whom he mentioned in victory lane.

?When you can see Montieth running the top and not passing anybody you know you don?t wanna move off the bottom,? he commented of his strategy to settle in and hug the inside lane.

Saldana rode home second followed by Schatz, Gravel and Stevie Smith.

Sixth through 10th went to Alan Krimes, Justin Barger, Danny Dietrich, Brent Marks and Aaron Ott.

Heats for the 43 car field went to Barger, Gravel, McMahan and Smith.

Pittman won the dash with Austin Hogue taking the C Main and Montieth claiming the B Main.

Fast time was set by Saldana with a lap of 17.765 seconds.

May 16, 2014 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Daryn Pittman, 2. Joey Saldana, 3. Donny Schatz, 4. David Gravel, 5. Stevie Smith, 6. Alan Krimes, 7. Justin Barger, 8. Danny Dietrich, 9. Brent Marks, 10. Aaron Ott, 11. Kraig Kinser, 12. Doug Esh, 13. Ryan Smith, 14. Danny Holtgraver, 15. Shane Stewart, 16. Brad Sweet, 17. Greg Hodnett, 18. Cody Darrah, 19. Paul McMahan, 20. Ryan Wilson, 21. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 22. Steve Buckwalter, 23. Kerry Madsen, 24. Brian Montieth, 25. Steve Kinser, 26. Pat Cannon, 27. Don Kreitz Jr., 28. Logan Schuchart

DNQ: Chad Layton, Nicole Bower, Jacob Allen, Jac Haudenschild, Kyle Reinhardt, Austin Hogue, Brock Zearfoss, Jason Sides, Adam Wilt, Lance Dewease, Glenndon Forsythe, Lucas Wolfe, Sammy Swindell, Cory Haas, Trey Starks,

 

 

KENDALL EDGES McCLELLAND IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINT INSINGER FUELS CHAMPIONSHIP;

ZEIGLER TAKES 358 LATE MODEL MAIN;

GARMAN HOLDS OFF LAYTON FOR ACMS 600 STOCK MICRO SPRINT WIN;

WEAVER TAKES FIRST LIMITED STOCK WIN IN TWO YEARS

Hanover, PA (05/16/14) – Robbie Kendall got the monkey off his back at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night, holding off all-time winner Brad McClelland by a scant .22 seconds to score his first win of the year in the 25-lap Insinger Fuels “358” championship and the $1,200 that went with it.

“My guys needed this one,” said Kendall upon exiting the Mike Paris-owned Turning Stone Resort & Casino/Wurtzer’s Garage/Travis Racing Engines #55 in victory lane, “We lost a motor one week and a drive shaft the next week…and we should have had two wins already this year. But it’s good to be back.”

Kendall started on the outside of row two and took the lead on the first lap. He was scored the leader of every lap despite heavy late-race pressure from McClelland, who started sixth and crossed under the checkered flag less than a carlength behind.

“He’s always fast here,” said Kendall of McClelland, “And we’re here to beat him.”

Cody Fletcher started eighth and caught outside front-row starter Denny Gross for third on lap 20. Gross crossed fourth, and Wyatt Hinkle, running only his second sprint car race, rounded out the top five.

Heat wins went to Kendall and Gross.

Cam Zeigler ended an eventful Precise Racing Products/Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 25-lap “358” late model feature, scoring his first win as part of the Leinbach race team.

Zeigler started seventh, hit the tractor tire while racing with Travis Mease for fourth on lap three, went to the back after a collision with Kyle Lear on lap 14, and came back through the field to catch Tyler Horst for the race lead on lap 21. From there, he drove away to a 1.37-second win over Horst, who actually took the Precise points lead with the runner-up finish.

Third through fifth were James Jesmer, Jr., Mease, and Jeffrey King.

Qualifiers were won by Zeigler and Lear.

Sean Garman took the ACMS 600 stock micro-sprint division point series lead with his win in the 15-lap feature event.

Garman started on the outside of the front row and led every lap, even though Gunner Layton was on his back bumper at the end. Garman’s 15-lap time of 4:18.16 established an ACMS track record.

Third through fifth were Justin Whittail, Lance Yeager, and Logan Jones.

The lone qualifier was won by Layton.

Ricky Weaver, Jr. won his first race in two years in the 15-lap limited stock feature. Weaver started fifth and took the lead from Robbie Carroll on the second lap.

Again, it was close at the end, with Weaver’s margin of victory just .47-seconds ahead of 12th-starting Matt Chronister.

Third through fifth were Tom Senseney, Jr., Cody Klinedinst, and Jeff Foster.

Heats were won by Matt Chronister and Kenny Startzman.

Next Friday (5/23), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks and 1000cc Sidewinder Sprints. Service men and women can receive $4 off admission with a Service ID Card for “Armed Services Appreciation Day”. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway May 16, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (30 Laps)

1. 55 Robert Kendall; 2. 6R Brad McClelland; 3. 66A Cody Fletcher; 4. 2 Dennis Gross; 5. 19D Wyatt Hunkle; 6. 64 Randy Whisler; 7. 45H Jeffrey Halligan; 8. 59T Tim Stallings; 9. 4 Dwight Leppo; 10. 10 Zach Euculano DNS; 11. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer DNS. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Robert Kendall (1-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 55 Robert Kendall; 2. 66A Cody Fletcher; 3. 9R Brad McClelland; 4. 45H Jeffrey Halligan; 5. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer. Time 2:18:75

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. Dennis Gross; 2. 4 Dwight Leppo; 3. 64 Randy Whisler; 4. 59T Tim Stallings; 5. 10 Zach Euculano DNS. Time 2:31:32.

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Huge Month Of Port Royal Racing & Promotions Set To Unfold Starting May 24!

USAC, ARDC, NDRL, Late Model Spdwk, Fan Appreciation, Pepsi Night, Fireworks - All On Tap!

5/15/14

Port Royal – Beginning with the Memorial Day Saturday Fallen Heroes Championships at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, May 24, a big, rich and diverse month of racing action and fanfare is set to unfold at the historic oval.

The May 24, 7 pm program features the triple 25s Fallen Heroes Championships for the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Jake’s Carts super late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprints with the 410s racing for $5,000 to win and the super late models vying for $2,000 to win.

The 410 sprint feature will be the second and final leg of a two-race shootout series with Roaring Knob Speedway. The top three point men from the combined finishes of the May 18 Roaring Knob event and the May 24 Port Royal race will receive a separate payoff of $300, $200 and $100 respectively.

The program will also be Pepsi Night, with hundreds of free Pepsi prizes going to fans including shirts or hats to the first 200 attendees. It will also be Packer’s Concession Night at the track along with York County Racing Club Night featuring a fireworks display to kick off the summer season.

May 31 will feature double 410 sprint mains as the make up 25-lap sprint feature held over from a rain out on May 3 is staged along with another full program of sprint car action plus racing for the Gray’s Auto and Towing 355 econo lates, Len Krautheim xtreme stocks and the All American Outlaws.

The big late May program will be Free Military Night sponsored by Slivinski Law Offices of Selinsgrove offering free general admission for past or present members of the military with proper ID.

And then just two nights later on Monday, June 2 the finale of Late Model Speedweek will hit Port Royal when the series champion will be crowned with the running of the Charlie Grinestaff Memorial, getting underway at 7 pm.

The super late model feature will pay $4,000 to win and will go 40 laps in distance.

Next up on Saturday, June 7 at 7 pm will be the high-flying, wingless USAC super sprints along with the ARDC Midgets and the 355 econo lates.

The big USAC show will again be part of the United States Auto Club’s Eastern Storm tour, paying $6,000 to win for 30 laps of feature action.

June 7 will also be the annual Penn Central/EMMR Racing Reunion at the track with dozens of vintage racecars on display before and during the races while the 2014 Port Royal Founders Awards are also bestowed.

And then on June 14 it will be Fan Appreciation/Camera & Autograph Night offering $10 adult general admission to all for a full program of 410 sprints, late models, 305 sprints and xtreme stocks plus a make up 305 sprint main postponed from May 3.

The night will also offer the FNB of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble on the frontstretch when over $500 in coins will be scattered for attending youth to gather.

And finally, to cap it all off on Saturday, June 21 at 7 pm the first ever show in Central Pennsylvania for the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Northeast Super Late Models will be staged along with action including the 410 sprints and econo late models.

The outstanding, high profile night of action will bring some of the brightest stars in Northeast dirt late model racing to the Port Royal Pits.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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LUCAS OIL EMPIRE SUPER SPRINT SERIES RETURNS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MAY 17 FOR $3,000-TO-WIN MACH 1 CHASSIS SHOOTOUT!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will return to racing action at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 17, featuring the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) 360 sprint car series in the 25-lap Mach 1 Chassis Shootout.

Joining the 360 sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The ESS 360 sprint car A-main will pay $3,000 to win and $300 to start out of a purse totaling more than $13,000. A pill draw will determine the drivers’ starting positions for the 10-lap heat races.

TJ Stutts of Liverpool has won three of the last four ESS races at Selinsgrove Speedway, including the April 12 360 sprint car season opener. Also taking 360 sprint car wins at the track this season are Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., and two-time winner Mark Smith of Sunbury.

In the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center super late model division, four races have produced four different winners. Jeff Rine of Danville, Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, Steve Campbell of Danville, and Dan Stone of Thompson have taken late model victories to date.

Brad Mitch of McClure will be seeking his fourth straight win in the pro stock division, while Keith Bissinger of Orangeville and Brian Johnson of Ashland have won races in the roadrunner class.

Race sponsor Mach 1 Chassis, located at 10 North Frederick Street in Mechanicsburg, engineers and builds race car chassis that are known for safety, strength, durability, and performance. In addition to chassis fabrication and repair, Mach 1 Chassis also manufactures front and rear bumpers, nerf bars, front axles, wing posts, and wing trees.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go karts and micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16. A Burris Racing Tire event for go karts will also be held at the track starting at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 18.

There will be no racing on the half-mile track on Saturday, May 24. Selinsgrove Raceway Park will host the two-day Maxxis Mid-Atlantic Dirt Series event for go karts on Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24, featuring a $10,000-to-win go kart race for Saturday’s finale.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

Purse For May 17 ESS 360 Sprint Race: 1) $3,000 2) $1,500 3) $1,000 4) $700 5) $575 6) $500 7) $475 8) $460 9) $455 10) $450 11) $400 12) $375 13) $360 14) $350 15) $340 16) $330 17) $325 18) $320 19) $315 20) $310 21) $305 22) $300

Admission for May 17, 2014: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Passes $25

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal Fallen Heroes Championships Set For May 24, Triple 25s Slated!

Big $ For 410 Sprints, Late Models & 305 Sprints and Big Fan Prizes Plus Fireworks!

5/11/14

Port Royal – After a week off on May 17, Port Royal Speedway returns over the Memorial Day holiday weekend with a huge night of racing on Saturday, May 24 as the Fallen Heroes Championships Triple 25s are staged.

Sponsored by Pepsi Cola Bottling Group and Packer’s Concessions, the championship races will pay $5,000 to win for the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and $2,000 to win for the Jake’s Carts super late models while both divisions compete for increased purses throughout.

The River Valley Builders 305 sprints will also compete for an increased winner’s share in the third of the 25-lap mains slated for the night.

The first 200 fans entering the stands will receive either a free Pepsi shirt or hat while over 40 12-packs of Pepsi products will be given away as well during the night.

In addition, free tickets to see the Harrisburg Senators or to visit Hershey Park and Knoebels Grove Amusement resort will be up for grabs as well.

Sponsored by Packers Concessions, Hoseheads.com, Crankwerkz and Mr. Terry Ritzman, a fireworks display will be shot during intermission to help celebrate the official start of the summer racing season.

Group qualifying time trials will be used to set the heat grids for the 410 sprints and super late models.

The Fallen Heroes triple 25s are meant to honor the five racers in Port Royal history that paid the ultimate sacrifice while competing at the track: Frank Bailey, 1947; Harold Swarmer, 1958; Hal Hoose, 1958; Dennis Snyder, 1972; and Randy Thompson, 1973.

In last year’s championships, Danny “The Dude” Lasoski of Dover, Missouri, scored the big payday in the 410 sprint feature while driving the Zemco No. 1 machine.

Dover’s Coleby Fry took the super late model feature while Logan Wagner took the 305 sprint championship.

General admission gates will open at 4 pm for the big holiday show with racing getting underway at 7 pm.

Adult general admission for the holiday highlight of racing action will be just $20 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

On May 31 Port Royal returns with a blockbuster racing program featuring double 410 sprint features including a make up main held over from May 3.

Also on the program will be the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models, the Len Krautheim Auto Sales Xtreme Stocks and the All American Outlaws.

May 31 will also be Salute To The Military Night sponsored by Slivinski Law Offices of Selinsgrove. Free general admission will be afforded to past or present members of the military who present adequate ID.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

WWW.PORTROYALSPEEDWAY.COM

 

 

STP World Of Outlaws To Take On Williams Grove PA Posse This Week, May 16 & 17

5/11/14

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the STP World of Outlaws Sprint Cars this Friday and Saturday night, May 16 and 17, at 7:30 pm.

The invasion by the traveling band will be the first of three slated match ups between the outlaws and the Pennsylvania Posse this season.

On Friday night, the 25-lap sprint car winner will receive $8,000 while Saturday’s champion of a 30-lap feature will walk away with $12,000 plus another $5,000 for being crowned the 2014 Morgan Cup victor.

The Morgan Cup title is bestowed in honor of late speedway owner Morgan Hughes and the winner’s side of the title will take ownership of the sterling Morgan Cup for another season.

The trophy will be kept at either World of Outlaws headquarters in Concord, NC., or at the offices of Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg.

The May 2014 outlaws vs. posse clash will find the Williams Grove posse trying to keep its head up high after a sweep of the most recent challenges by the outlaws in last October’s National Open races when Don Kreitz Jr. and Fred Rahmer swept the two-day stand.

Prior to the National Open events, the STP World of Outlaws had swept the posse at Williams Grove during the circuit’s previous six appearances dating back to May of 2012.

Winners during that time included Donny Schatz, 3; Paul McMahan, Cody Darrah and Steve Kinser.

The outlaws invasion will also mark the return to Williams Grove of posse turned outlaws in 2014, Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen, both of Hanover.

The circuit will hit town with Joey Saldana leading tour points along with other up front drivers Paul McMahan, defending champion Daryn Pittman and Donny Schatz.

Williams Grove returns to action on May 23 with a Diamond Series event for the 410 sprints along with action including the PASS 305 sprints and fireworks.

Aside from the Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently underway, resuming May 24.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

World of Outlaw Tune-up

UPCOMING SHOW:

Wed., May 14 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - WORLD OF OUTLAWS for 410 sprints [rain date: Thurs, 5/15]

Sat., May 17, 2014 No Racing

EARLY-EVENING SHOWERS FORCE LINCOLN TO CANCEL SATURDAY PROGRAM;

World of Outlaws to invade Pigeon Hills this Wednesday night

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 5/10/2014 – Persistent rain showers into the evening forced Lincoln Speedway promoters to cancel Saturday evening’s May 10th racing program of 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends.

And the showers never arrived until the worst possible time. Despite a forecast for morning and afternoon showers, it didn’t rain a drop until Fred Putney and his crew had the track run in and ready for hotlaps.

Thirty-seven “410” sprint cars, 21 “358” sprinters, and 27 Central PA Legends were in the pits for a World of Outlaw tune-up that was going to pay $4,000 to win.

Putney and the track crew ran the track in a second time after the first shower hit the track during the driver’s meeting at 6:15 p.m. Light rain began to fall again when the first group of 358’s were on the track for warm-ups. The second group was never called out, and promoters through in the towel when radar showed another hour to two hours of on-and-off rain at 8:00 p.m.

This coming Wednesday, May 14th, the WORLD OF OUTLAWS will be invading the Pigeon Hills oval. Time trials will get underway at 7:30 PM. Special Pit gates open at 3 PM, with general admission gates opening at 4 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

10 May 2014 Contact: Steve Inch

FORECAST FOR RAIN & THUNDERSTORMS POSTPONES JACK GUNN MEMORIAL FOR SPRINT CARS UNTIL JUNE 7

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – A forecast for rain and thunderstorms to move into central Pennsylvania this afternoon and evening prompted Selinsgrove Speedway officials to postpone tonight’s Jack Gunn Memorial for 358-360 sprint cars until Saturday, June 7, at 7 p.m.

The makeup date for the 34th running of the Gunn Memorial will be sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC) and will also include the super late models and pro stocks sponsored by PEPSI.

“We would have had a lot of fans and teams traveling from outside of Pennsylvania for tonight’s URC race, so as a courtesy to everyone we wanted to make a decision early this afternoon,” said promoter Charlie Paige. “The June 7 date worked out to reschedule the Jack Gunn Memorial with URC officials.”

The Empire Super Sprints (ESS) will return to Selinsgrove Speedway at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in a full-point 360 sprint car race sponsored by Mach 1 Chassis. The super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will also be on the racing card. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: There will be no racing on the half-mile track Saturday, May 24. The Maxxis Mid-Atlantic Dirt Series event for go karts that was originally scheduled for March 28-29 has been rescheduled for Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24, on the speedway’s one-fifth mile track. Saturday’s go kart race will feature a $10,000-to-win event.

 

 

Hodnett Preps For Outlaws With Williams Grove Win, Nouse 2 In A Row In 358s

5/9/14

Mechanicsburg – Greg Hodnett wrestled the lead away from invader Shane Stewart to win Friday night’s 410 sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway, worth $4,000 to the winner of the tune up race meant to prepare the Williams Grove regulars for next week’s World of Outlaws invasion.

In the 358 sprint car feature, for the second week in a row Phil Walter led over half of the race and also just like last week, it was Kevin Nouse who ended up winning the race.

Hodnett started third in the 25-lap 410 sprint main with Stewart flanking polesitter Don Kreitz Jr. for the start.

The first five laps found Stewart firmly in control with Kreitz and Hodnett in tow when the races first yellow flag unfurled for a stopped Brian Montieth.

Hodnett had just blistered around Kreitz for the second spot when the red flag appeared next with eight laps recorded for a two-car tangle between Rick Lafferty and Gerard McIntyre Jr.

Hodnett began directly applying pressure for the lead on the restart but it took until the 14th lap for him to take his first real swipe at the lead.

The Thomasville flyer drove deep into the first corner to pull a massive slider for the lead but Stewart promptly turned the car off of the cushion and reclaimed control as the pair raced onto the backstretch.

Hodnett then regrouped and was nose to tail with Stewart for the lead as they raced across the stripe with 10 laps to go.

The next time by the order would be reversed at the line as Hodnett was able to drive around Stewart as the pair raced off of the fourth corner.

And once out front he began pulling away for the win while Stewart seemed left to battle an ill handling racer.

With seven laps to go he jumped the cushion in the first turn allowing both Doug Esh and Kreitz to race by and then with four laps to go he nearly pounded the outside rail in the third turn only to again regain control of his white racer.

The victory was the first of the year for Hodnett at Williams Grove and the 54th of his oval career.

Esh was second at the finish followed by Kreitz, Ryan Smith and Lance Dewease.

Sixth through 10th went to Danny Dietrich, Stewart, Mark Smith, Adam Wilt and Lucas Wolfe.

Heats for the 31-car field went to Kreitz, Dewease and Rodney Westhafer.

Kreitz won the dash and Rick Lafferty took the B Main.

Fast time was set by Lucas Wolfe with a lap of 16.728 seconds.

Phil Walter started on the pole of the 358 sprint main and was leading over Matt Campbell and Kody Lehman when the races first caution flag fell with four laps away.

Nouse, who started 11th in the field, was racing fifth for the restart and found himself up to second at the halfway point when another yellow flag unfurled.

Walter withstood the challenges of Nouse until lap 14 when the Lewisberry driver finally was able to make his bottom groove work and drive into the lead over the cushion running Walter.

A final caution with five laps to go again regrouped the field and although Walter was able to stay close enough that Nouse could hear him over the final stages he was never able to push back into the lead.

Walter rode home second followed by Campbell, Adrian Shaffer and Kody Lehman.

Sixth through 10th went to Tyler Esh, Jay Galloway, Brie Hershey, Scott Fisher and DJ Montgomery.

Heats for the 22-car field went to Nouse, Doug Hammaker and Campbell.

May 9, 2014 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Doug Esh, 3. Don Kreitz Jr., 4. Ryan Smith, 5. Lance Dewease, 6. Danny Dietrich, 7. Shane Stewart, 8. Mark Smith, 9. Adam Wilt, 10. Lucas Wolfe, 11. Stevie Smith, 12. Brent Marks, 13. Ryan Wilson, 14. Steve Buckwalter, 15. Curt Michael, 16. Justin Barger, 17. Cory Haas, 18. Alan Krimes, 19. Trey Starks, 20. Tyler Ross, 21. Glenndon Forsythe, 22. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 23. Rick Lafferty, 24. Brian Montieth

DNS: Rodney Westhafer

DNQ: Chad Layton, Dave Ely, Brock Zearfoss, Nicole Bowers, Kyle Reinhardt, Pat Cannon

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Kevin Nouse, 2. Phil Walter, 3. Matt Campbell, 4. Adrian Shaffer, 5. Kody Lehman, 6. Tyler Esh, 7. Jay Galloway, 8. Brie Hershey, 9. Scott Fisher, 10. DJ Montgomery, 11. Denny Gross, 12. Zach Eucalano, 13. Doug Hammaker, 14. Chandler Leiby, 15. Duane Watson, 16. Nyle Berkes, 17. Tony Smolenyak, 18. Leah Starner, 19. Tommy Martocci

DNS: Kyle Purks, Brock Zearfoss, Tyler Buchenauer

 

 

DIETZ PICKS UP WIN IN FIRST-EVER TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINT CAR RUN;

Hanover, PA (05/09/14) – York’s Chase Dietz hasn’t forgotten how to win at Trail-Way Speedway.

Making his first-ever “358” sprint car start at Trail-Way and first run the Michael Markey #31, the 2012 Trail-Way 600cc micro-sprint champ started on the front row and led every lap of the 25-lap feature Friday night.

“This is a heck-of-a way to get back to victory lane,” said the sprint car sophomore, “This is the first time I’ve raced at Trail-Way since 2012.”

“I thought Chase was the best driver to put in the car,” said car owner Markey, “Looks like I was right.”

“We weren’t very good in the heat race,” said Dietz, “but we pulled the wing back and it ran great in the feature.”

Touche.

Dietz grabbed the lead from polesitter Cody Fletcher at the outset, and despite mid-race pressure from third-starting Isaac Sneeringer, he was never headed.

Sneeringer held off a late charge from Robbie Kendall to finish second, with Brad McCelland and Seth Kearchner completing the top five.

Heats for the 11 “358” sprint cars were won by Jeff Halligan (who flipped and brought out the only red or yellow flag of the feature) and Dwight Leppo.

Brad Weber claimed the win in the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature. Weber started fourth and caught lady driver Cheyenne Topper for the lead on lap 12, one lap before Topper spun after contact with David Holbrook while battling for second in turns three and four.

Holbrook chased Weber the rest of the way and finished second, with Jim Young, Shawn Seifert, and Alyson Dietz (sister to 358 sprint winner Chase) completing the top five.

Qualifiers for the 17 micros were won by Young and Bret Cronrath.

Dan Furman came from eighth starting spot to win the 20-lap street stock feature.

Furman took the lead from polesitter Jeremy Stremmel on lap 12 and led the rest of the way.

Ninth-starting Patrick McClane, Stremmel, Craig Wagaman, and Michael Goodwin rounded out the top five.

Wagaman came from the back after losing his steering wheel and drifting to the infield while running second on lap seven.

Kyle Emig and Todd Miller uninjured in a spectacular crash on the front stretch of lap 12. The two got together at the flagstand, sending Emig onto the front stretch wall, damaging the catch fence, and leading to a brief fire.

Heats for the 14 street stocks were won by Wagaman and Stremmel.

Matt Chronister won for the second straight week in the 15-lap limited stock feature.

Chronister started 11th, was in the top five by the end of the second lap, and caught brother Jason for the lead on lap 11.

Robbie Carroll led the first eight laps from the outside of the front row before dropping off the pace while leading with a flat right front tire, handing the lead over to Jason Chronister.

Jason Chronister completed the family sweep with a second-place finish, followed by Ricky Weaver, Jr., 12th-starting Cory Weishaar, and Shannon Weaver.

Qualifiers for the 21 limited stocks were won by Matt Chroniser and Weishaar.

Next Friday (5/16), Trail-Way will host the Insinger Fuels Spring Championship for the 358 Sprint Cars. Also on the schedule are the 358 Late Models, Limited Stocks, and ACMS 600cc Stock Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway May 9, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 31 Chase Dietz; 2. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer; 3. 55 Michael Paris; 4. 6R Brad McClelland; 5. 30 Seth Kearchner; 6. 66A Cody Fletcher; 7. 4 Dwight Leppo; 8. 64 Randy Whisler; 9. 19D Wyatt Hinkle; 10. 59T Tim Stallings; 11. 45H Jeffrey Halligan. No Time.

Lap Leaders-Dietz (1-25)

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1.45H Jeffrey Halligan; 2. 6R Brad McClelland; 3. 55 Robert Kendall; 4. 30 Seth Kearchner; 5. 59T Tim Stallings; 6. 19D Wyatt Hinkle. Time - 2:24.44

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 4 Dwight Leppo; 2. 66A Cody Fletcher; 3. 19Z Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 31 Chase Dietz; 5. 64 Randy Whisler. Time – 2:23.22

600cc Micro Sprints

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 17 Bradley Weber; 2. 17D David Holbrook; 3. 8 Jim Young; 4. 1 Shawn Seifert; 5. 89 Alyson Dietz; 6. 14K Hannah Riser; 7. 14S Bret Cronrath; 8. 77 Larry Thompson; 9. 84 Colton Laughman; 10. 880 Kameron Morral; 11. 10 Jeremy Glass; 12. 10W Spencer Wassilewski; 13. 10B Brandon Noel; 14. 4C Cheyenne Topper; 15. 14T Tyler Walton; 16. 16 Arron Spahr DNS; 17. 13 Bo Gordon Jr DNS. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Topper (1-11); Weber (12-20)

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 8 Jim Young ; 2. 89 Alyson Dietz; 3. 17D David Holbrook; 4. 14T Tyler Walton; 5. 16 Arron Spahr; 6. 4C Cheyenne Topper; 7. 84 Colton Laughman; 8. 10B Brandon Noel; 9. 13 Bo Gordon Jr. Time – 2:06.62

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 14S Bret Cronrath; 2. 10 Jeremy Glass; 3. 1 Shawn Seifert; 4. 14K Hannah Riser; 5. 17 Bradley Weber; 6. 77 Larry Thompson; 7. 10W Spencer Wassilewski; 8. 880 Kameron Morral. Time – 2:09.88

 

 

Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Returns This Week

Mechanicsburg, PA May 7, 2014

After losing last week’s show to rain, the Williams Grove Saturday Night Series will be in action this week. The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection 358 Late Models, and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks will entertain the fans.

Rich Eichelberger, driving a new car, won the opening night Super Sportsman main. It was the 84th career Super Sportsman victory for Eichelberger. Kyle Lee, just 15 years old, won the 358 Late Model feature. This was Lee’s first triumph in a 358 Late Model. Jeff Haag won a thrilling Street Stock race, just edging out Mike Buckley.

The Saturday Night Series will have weekly prize money for the drivers that pass the greatest number of cars in the feature. Sprint Aces will provide $50 to the Super Sportsman Hard Charger award. Artist Jeff Jacobs and his Artwerks business will sponsor the 358 Late Model and Street Stock Hard Charger Awards. Each winner will receive $50 from Artwerks.

W.C Eshenaur and Son will provide $100 to any Super Sportsman driver that wins the feature with a last-lap pass.

 

 

Dewease Wins Sunday Night Sprint Car Special at SSP

Wednesday Night Test & Tune Up Next on May 7

Newberrytown, PA (May 4, 2014) � Lance Dewease of Fayetteville took the victory in the Sunday Night Sprint Car at the Susquehanna Speedway Park. It was Dewease�s 16th career SSP victory, tying for 13fh with Van May with Super 410 Sprint Car victories at SSP. Gene Knaub of Dover collected the Late Model 25 lapper. Mike Zelionis and Rohan Bealsey split the Sidewinder Sprint Car dual features.

Blaine Heimbach started the 410 Sprint Car 25-lapper from the pole position, but it was Brandon Rahmer taking the early lead at the start. Rahmer led the first nine circuits until Lance Dewease made the veteran move to pass Rahmer going into turn one on the tenth circuit of the race. The next lap, Danny Dietrich made his way by Rahmer to move into the runner-up spot and setting his sights on the leader. Dietrich came close a few times, but was never able to make the complete pass for the lead. Dewease held on for the win, followed by Dietrich. Donnie Kreitz made a late race charge to finish in third with Greg Hodnett finishing fourth. Heimbach rounded out a solid fifth place finish. Heat race wins went to Dewease, Rick Lafferty and Aaron Ott.

In the Late Model 25-lap feature event, Ben Whitaker grabbed the early lead and set the pace for the first seven laps as Gene Knaub and J.R. Rodriguez battled for the second place position. Once Knaub made it by Rodriguez on lap seven, he took control of the top spot on the next circuit and never looked back to take the victory. On the last lap, Chase Billet scooted by Rodriguez to take the runner-up spot with Rodriguez finishing third. Randy Christine Jr. finished fourth with Kyle Martin in fifth. Whitaker�s strong run came to an end when he retired from the race on lap 19. Matt Adams, Knaub and Rodriguez were all heat race winners.

Racing action returns to the Big Track at SSP on Saturday night, May 10 with a Small Car Demolition Derby at SSP along with the Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans/Jr. Road Warriors and the PA Sprint Series. The start time for racing is now 7:00 p.m. for the remainder of the summer

Friday Night, May 9, the fourth round of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will take place at the Outback Track featuring Quarter Midgets, Karts and Adult Speedcars.

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the �Big Track� and the �Outback Track.�

Susquehanna Speedway Park Big Track Race Results from Sunday, May 4, 2014

Super 410 Sprint Cars Feature (25 laps): 1. Lance Dewease; 2. Danny Dietrich; 3. Don Kreitz Jr.; 4. Greg Hodnett; 5. Blaine Heimbach; 6. Trey Starks; 7. Rick Lafferty; 8. Cory Haas; 9. Alan Krimes; 10. Tyler Ross; 11. Freddie Rahmer; 12. Chris Knopp; 13. Mark Coldren; 14. Brad Howard; 15. Brock Zearfoss; 16. Brent Marks; 17. Glenndon Forsythe; 18. Brandon Rahmer; 19. Ryan Wilson; 20. Matt Boland; 21. Will Rose; 22. Aaron Ott.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: B. Rahmer (1-9); Dewease (10-25).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Lafferty; Ott and Dewease.

Late Models Feature (25 laps): 1. Gene Knaub; 2. Chase Billet; 3. J.R. Rodriguez; 4. Randy Christine Jr.; 5. Kyle Martin; 6. Jake Jones; 7. Alan Sagi; 8. Billy Wampler; 9. Cameron Benyou; 10. Cam Zeigler; 11. Steve Billet; 12. Tommy Slanker; 13. Devin Frey; 14. Ray Ciccarelli; 15. Drew Weisser; 16. Kyle Rapp; 17. Ben Whitaker; 18. Sam Gallagher; 19. Michelle Walls; 20. Matt Adams; 21. Tim Murphy; 22. Jed Latshaw; 23. Larry Baer.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Whitaker (1-7); Knaub (8-25).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Rodriguez; Knaub and Adams.

Sidewinder Sprints Feature #1 (10 laps): 1. Mike Zelionis; 2. Brandon Yarlett; 3. Jason Stahl; 4. Zach Overmiller; 5. Rohan Beasley; 6. Matt Kreider; 7. Mike Deimler.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Zelonis (1-10).

Sidewinder Sprints Feature #2 (10 laps): 1. Rohan Beasley; 2. Zach Overmiller; 3. Jason Stahl; 4. Mike Deimler; 5. Mike Zelonis; 6. Brandon Yarlett; 7. Matt Kreider.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Beasley (1-10).

 

 

Williams Grove Sprints Tune Up This Week, World Of Outlaws Hit Town May 16/17

Mechanicsburg – It will be tune up night this Friday, May 9 at Williams Grove Speedway for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars as the division preps for next week's invasion by the STP World of Outlaws sprint cars.

In order to be ready for the two-day, May 16 and 17 outlaws stand at the oval, the weekly Williams Grove sprint cars will contest the tune up race paying $4,000 to win. The race will also be part of the 2014 Hoosier Diamond Series at the historic venue.

Beginning at 7:30 pm, time trials for the 410 sprint cars will set the starting grids for the night.

The feature event will be 25 laps in distance.

Also on the program will be the Tool Shed of America 358 sprint cars with a full complement of heats and a 20-lap feature slated.

So far this season, Friday night racing action at Williams Grove has been plagued by rain.

Winners in the 410 sprint division this season have been Gerard McIntyre Jr., Doug Esh and Danny Dietrich most recently. The 358 sprint winners have been Adrian Shaffer and Kevin Nouse.

The May 9 show at Williams Grove will be just the fourth race of 2014.

The following week, on Friday May 16 and Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 pm, Williams Grove Speedway will present the STP World of Outlaws sprint cars in two complete programs for the touring aces.

The STP World of Outlaws and Pennsylvania Posse May match-up will be the first of three such clashes this season at Williams Grove as the outlaws return to the track on July 18 and 19 and again on October 3 and 4.

Aside from the Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently underway.

The series kicked off on April 26.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval's official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

Port Royal Mother's Night Offers $10 Mom Admission & Twin Late Model Mains

Make up dates for May 3 postponements announced as May 10, May 31 and June 14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Lake Chevrolet Mother's Night this week, Saturday, May 10 at 7 pm.

All moms will be afforded $10 general admission for the show that includes racing action with the Aumiller's Insurance 410 sprints, Jake's Carts super late models and the Gray's Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

The program will actually include double super late model feature events as the make up super late main that was postponed by rain on May 3 will also be on the May 10 agenda. Some special giveaways for the moms in attendance will be awarded courtesy of Squire Brown's of Reedsville.

Handbags from Vera Bradley and bracelets from Alex & Ani will be included in the prize giveaways.

Aside from the $10 general admission for mothers, adult general admission for all others is set at $15 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

As the super late model main postponed by rain has been set for this Saturday, May 10, make up dates for the postponed May 3 410 sprint and 305 sprint mains have also been announced. The 410 sprint feature with Rodney Westhafer and Justin Barger sharing the front row for the start has been set for May 31. The tentative make up date for the 305 sprint feature event has been set as part of Fan Appreciation Night on June 14.

The lineup for this week's make up late model main from May 3 is as follows: Mitch Hack, Matt Parks, Mike Lupfer, Tim Fedder, Randy Burkholder, Scott Haus, Bud Phillips, Brett Schadel, Nick Dickson, Waylon Wagner, Trent Brenneman, Patrick Bryner, Dustin Hoffman, Tim Smith Jr., Harold Ranck, Austin Berry, Dave Brouse Sr., Jason Schmidt, Mike Mort, Eric Zembower and Brett Hockenberry.

The speedway will be closed for Spring Break on May 17 before coming back with a huge holiday weekend program on Saturday, May 24 featuring triple 25-lap features including 410 sprints, super late models and 305 sprints as the Fallen Heroes Championships are staged along with Fireworks.

Visit the speedway's official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

$3,500-TO-WIN GUNN MEMORIAL CHALLENGE FOR 358-360 SPRINT CARS THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the 34th running of the Jack Gunn Memorial for sprint cars, one of the most popular open wheel races of the season at the historic Snyder County half-mile oval, at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 10, sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC).

Joining the 358-360 sprint cars on this Saturday's racing card will be the super late models and pro stocks. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

For the ninth consecutive year, the Gunn Memorial will feature a 30-lap race between the traveling United Racing Company (URC) 360 sprint cars and the track's weekly A&A Auto Stores 358-360 sprint cars. The race will pay $3,500 to win and $225 to start out of a $15,000-plus purse. Time trials, heats, and a B-Main will be the format for setting the 24-car starting field for the Gunn Memorial.

The tribute race is run each year to honor the memory of the late Hall-of-Fame race track promoter Jack Gunn, who operated Selinsgrove, Williams Grove, Penn National, and Hagerstown Speedways during his career and brought mid-state dirt track racing to national prominence in the 1970's. Gunn was inducted posthumously into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame (Knoxville, Iowa) in 1990.

Over the years, some of the biggest names in sprint car racing have won the prestigious Jack Gunn Memorial at Selinsgrove Speedway. Lynn Paxton of Dillsburg; Steve Kinser of Bloomington, Ind.; Doug Wolfgang of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and most recently, as 358 sprint car drivers, TJ Stutts of Liverpool; Chad Layton of Harrisburg; Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove; and Dave Calaman of Carlisle are a few of the past winners of the Gunn Memorial.

The Gunn Memorial became a challenge race between 358 and 360 sprint car drivers beginning in 2006, when Heimbach took the popular victory as well as in the 2008 and 2012 editions of the race. Dave Calaman of Carlisle (2007), Trevor Lewis of Upper Black Eddy (2009, 2010), and Shane Stewart of Indianapolis, Ind. (2011) have also won the Gunn Memorial as a challenge event. JJ Grasso of Pedricktown, N.J., is the defending winner of the race.

Entering this weekend's action, four races have produced three different winners in 358-360 sprint car competition at the track. Mark Smith of Sunbury became the first repeat feature winner of the season in the May 3 show. TJ Stutts of Liverpool and Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., have also won sprint car races this season.

In the late model division, four races have produced four different winners. Single wins have gone to Danville drivers Jeff Rine and Steve Campbell, Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, and Dan Stone of Thompson.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go karts and micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, plus a $200-to-win pro series race for the animal 375 lb. class. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

2014 Gunn Memorial Purse: 1) $3,500 2) $1,700 3) $1,200 4) $1,100 5) $1,000 6) $700 7) $575 8) $525 9) $515 10) $500 11) $360 12) $340 13) $320 14) $300 15) $270 16) $250 17) $240 18-20) $235 21-24) $225 TOW: $50

Gunn Memorial Admission for 5/10/14: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Pass $30

 

 

 

Late Rain Forces Port Royal Make Ups For 410 Sprints, Super Lates and 305s

Port Royal – The 410 sprints were on the track, formed up and ready for the feature green flag when a second bout of rain on the night struck Port Royal Speedway on Saturday evening, forcing postponement of the main events. Postponed along with the 410 sprint feature were mains for the super late models and the 305 sprint cars. Make up dates for the three feature events will be announced in the near future.

Nine quick heats were spun off after early evening rain pushed the start of the show until nearly 8:30pm. Heats for the 22 410 sprints on hand went to Davey Sammons, Curt Stroup and Mike Wagner. Wagner set a new eight-lap track record in his qualifier with a time of 2:06.260, eclipsing the old mark set by Mark Coldren last season. Super late heats for the 21-car field on hand went to Mitch Hack, Mike Lupfer and Bud Phillips. And a trio of 305 sprint qualifiers for a 27-car field went to Kody Lehman, Eric Parker and Anthony Fiore.

Upon a make up date, the 410 sprint main will go to the post with Rodney Westhafer and Justin Barger on the front row.

Mitch Hack and Matt Parks will share the front row for the super late model make up and Eric Parker and Kyle Lloyd will have the front row for the 305 feature. Port Royal Speedway will present Lake Chevrolet Mother's Night next Saturday, May 10 at 7 pm featuring a program of 410 sprints, super late models and 355 econo late models. General admission for all mothers attending the program will be priced at just $10.

Visit the speedway's official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

 

STONE WIRES FIELD FOR THREE STATE FLYERS LATE MODEL VICTORY; SMITH BECOMES FIRST REPEAT SPRINT CAR WINNER OF SEASON

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Mark Smith of Sunbury became the first repeat sprint car winner of the season in the 25-lap 358-360 sprint car feature Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway. Smith, driving the Mach 1 Chassis No. 1, took home $2,000 for his seventh career win in 358-360 sprint car racing at the half-mile oval.

Dan Stone of Thompson wired the field for his first win of the season in the first-ever Three State Flyers Late Model Series 35-lap feature. Stone earned $3,000 for his sixth career super late model victory at the track.

Despite a one-hour rain delay, the speedway was in excellent condition for the competitive field of 25 sprint car and 24 late model drivers on Jeff's Auto Body & Recycling Night.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the Mach 1 Chassis Jack Gunn Memorial for 358-360 sprint cars sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC) at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10. The 30-lap tribute race will pay $3,500 to win. Joining the sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models and pro stocks. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

Second-place starter Colby Womer powered into the lead at the start of the sprint car feature. Womer was chased by polesitter Cody Keller. The race's first caution flag unfurled on lap four when Scott Lutz's car stopped on the backstretch.

When the race resumed, Keller challenged Womer for the lead and made a successful pass using the inside lane in turn two on lap five. A lap later, eighth-place starter Mark Smith advanced to second. At the halfway point, Keller had a strong lead over Smith until his car lost power on the frontstretch.

Smith inherited the lead with Womer, seventh-place starter Pat Cannon, fifth-place starter Ryan Kissinger, and 12th-place starter Davie Franek competing in the top five. Then the red flag stopped the race on lap 13 when Matt Horst and Mark Bittner crashed in turn two. Both drivers escaped injury.

On the restart, Smith opened up a lead while an intense battle unfolded for second between Womer and Cannon. A wheel-to-wheel race also unfolded for the fourth position between fourth-place starter Jason Shultz and 11th-place starter Davie Franek.

Cannon took over second when Womer's car bobbled in turn four on lap 22. With two laps remaining, Franek stormed into third. At the checkered flag, Smith was victorious by 2.5 seconds over Cannon, Franek, Shultz, and Womer.

The late model feature started with a two-car tangle in turn two before a rain delay stopped the race for about one hour. When the race restarted, polesitter Dan Stone stormed into the lead over second-place starter Andy Haus. On the second circuit, Haus and third-place starter Matt Cochran see-sawed for the runner-up position.

Cochran took over second and set his sites on Stone as fourth-place starter Steve Campbell powered into the third position. By lap 14, Cochran was beginning to reel in Stone in slower traffic. On a lap 17 restart, Cochran's car was glued to Stone's around the lightning-fast half mile oval. Meanwhile, an intense race for third unfolded between Campbell and sixth-place starter Jeff Rine.

Misfortune struck Cochran on lap 26 when his front fender came off and a tire went flat. On the lap 27 restart, the top four drivers pulled away from the pack with Stone now fending off Campbell for the lead. With two laps remaining, Rine's car fell off the pace and 12th-place starter Kenny Pettyjohn took over the third position.

At the finish, Stone was victorious by just 1.3 seconds over Campbell, Haus, Pettyjohn, and 18th-place starter Dylan Yoder.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY: 3 May 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 25 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 1 Mark Smith ($2,000) 2) 3 Pat Cannon 3) 28F Davie Franek 4) 29 Jason Shultz 5) 19 Colby Womer 6) 1W Brock Zearfoss 7) 23 TJ Stutts 8) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 9) 49 Mike Walter 10) 67 Steve Collins 11) 71 Jessica Anderson 12) 21 Duane Mausteller 13) X Dan Mazy 14) 12B Brad Franks 15) 22 Troy Betts 16) 66 Ryan Kissinger DNF 17) 61 Parker Evans DNF 18) 29H Matt Horst DNF 19) F5 Mark Bittner DNF 20) 99K Cody Keller DNF 21) 100 Jeff Lebowski DNF 22) 29L Scott Lutz DNF 23) 29S Derek Steward DNF 24) 76 Larry Kelleher DNS 25) 35 Shannon Fisher DNS Heat Winners: Colby Womer, Duane Mausteller, Ryan Kissinger Late Models – 24 Entries 35-Lap A-Main: 1) 21D Dan Stone ($3,000) 2) 2 Steve Campbell 3) 76 Andy Haus 4) 38 Kenny Pettyjohn 5) 24 Dylan Yoder 6) 88 Tony Adams 7) 27 Jim Yoder 8) 72 Jason Covert 9) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 10) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 11) 26 Jerry Bard 12) 61 Ken Trevitz 13) 19 Rance Garlock 14) 2J Jeff Rine DNF 15) 7M Meade Hahn 16) 6M Harry Miller 17) 10 Dave Stamm 18) 15F Scott Flickinger DNF 19) 16 Matt Cochran DNF 20) 119 Jim Bernheisel DNF 21) 6 Donnie Schick DNF 22) 3 Tim Wilson DNF 23) 93 Pancho Lawler DNF 24) 88C Randy Croop DNS Heat Winners: Jeff Rine, Steve Campbell, Tony Adams Time Trials: Cancelled due to threat of rain

 

 

 

May 3, 2014 - SIEGEL WINS SECOND OF YEAR IN 11TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

Saturday, May 3, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

11TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., May 10, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - PROSPECT METAL & USED AUTO PARTS NIGHT - Dover Elementary Night - World of Outlaws Tune-Up - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends

Wed., May 14 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - WORLD OF OUTLAWS for 410 sprints [rain date: Thurs, 5/15]

Sat., May 17, 2014 No Racing

SIEGEL WINS SECOND OF YEAR IN 11TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL;

Campbell wins second of Lincoln career in 358 sprints; Hunter Nester scores first Lincoln win in All-American Outlaws

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 5/3/2014 – Jim Siegel collected the $7,000 top prize in claiming the 33-lap 410 sprint car feature win in the 11th Annual Weldon Sterner memorial at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

A heavy and tacky track resulting from a 45-minute rain delay made for super-fast speeds, and the last 25 laps went non-stop.

“Oh, man…I’m whipped. It was a tough race track. It was fast all night and pretty demanding,” said Siegel upon exiting the Mason-Dixon Vault Company #59 in victory lane.

Siegel started on the front row beside polesitter Brian Leppo, who was subbing for vacationing Brian Montieth and the Jerry Parrish #21, which carried the Sterner Cement #69 logo on the top wing.

Leppo grabbed the lead at the outset and led the first seven laps before bobbling in turn two and opening the door for Siegel’s race-winning move.

“Brian got up front there and I didn’t know if I’d catch him. I think he was pushing real hard,” said Siegel, “It was only the second time he was in the car, so he was trying to feel things out a little bit and got over the cushion and I got by him.”

Siegel led the rest of the way, despite late-race pressure from Greg Hodnett, who set fast time on the night, started sixth and caught Leppo for second on lap 11. Leppo settled for third, with Kyle Moody and Gerard McIntyre, Jr. completing the top five. Moody and McIntyre both finished where they started.

“With all those (early) cautions, I was worried about my tire bleeding down. But we got going there,” said Siegel, “I got to lapped traffic, and they’re tough. (Fred) Rahmer’s boys ran 13.4’s in time trials and it’s, like, they’re sixth race! There’s a lot of good competition out here, and the race seemed to last forever. We put a fresh Don Ott engine in tonight, and it just ripped all night.”

Sixth through tenth were 21st-starting and hard-charger Danny Dietrich (who actually went to the pits and made repairs after losing a front wing in a multi-car crash in turn two of lap three), Robbie Kendall, Alan Krimes, Cory Haas, and 18th-starting Lance Dewease.

Heats for the 410 sprinters were won by Kendall, Siegel, Freddie Rahmer, and Leppo, with Glenndon Forsythe winning the consolation. Fast time in time trials over the 34-car field was set by Greg Hodnett with a one-lap time of 13.156 seconds (102.615 MPH).

16-year-old Matt Campbell, still on his six-month learning permit to drive a car in Pennsylvania, came from eighth starting spot to grab the lead from polesitter Ryan Higgins on lap four and drove to a convincing 2.97-second win in the 20-lap 358 sprint car feature.

It was Campbell’s second career Lincoln win and third career win overall.

12th-starting Niki Young reclaimed the points lead with a second-place finish, followed by Tyler Esh, Chandler Leiby, and Mike Bittinger in the Michael Markey #31.

Heats for the 24 358 sprinters were won by Brie Hershey, Esh, and Leiby.

Hunter Nester claimed his first career Lincoln win in the 20-lap All-American Outlaw feature. Nester started beside polesitter Randy Doty and followed Doty the first lap before Doty suddenly slowed on the back stretch and came to a stop on lap two.

Nester received race-long pressure from Tim Fake, who was actually scored the leader in side-by-side racing on laps 14 and 15. Nester reclaimed the lead from Fake on lap 16, and led the rest of the way, with Fake fading to fourth at the end.

Dylan Keim made a late-race charge to cross second, with Kurt Zimmerman coming from 15th-starting spot to finish third.

Rounding out the top five was Jim Minter.

Heats for the 20 All American Outlaws were won by Doty and Nester.

Next Saturday, May 10th, it will be PROSPECT METAL & USED AUTO PARTS NIGHT along with Dover Elementary Night as the 410 Sprinters will be tuning up for the invading World of Outlaw show coming up on Wed., May 14th. Time trials will get underway at 7:30 PM. Joining them will be the 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

11TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (33 Laps) - 1. 59-Jim Siegel ($6,900); 2. 27-Greg Hodnett; 3. 69-Brian Leppo; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich; 7. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 8. 87-Alan Krimes; 9. 11C-Cory Haas; 10. 14-Lance Dewease; 11. 25-Aaron Ott; 12. 15-Adam Wilt; 13. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 14. 8-Billy Dietrich; 15. 35-Steve Owings; 16. 92-Tyler Ross; 17. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 18. 75-Nicole Bower (DNF); 19. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe (DNF); 20. 29-Ryan Wilson (DNF); 21. 37-JJ Grasso (DNF); 22. 94-Ryan Smith (DNF); 23. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF); 24. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Brian Leppo (1-6), Jim Siegel (7-33)

1st Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 37-JJ Grasso; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett; 5. 25-Aaron Ott; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 7. 92-Tyler Ross; 8. 21K-Kyle Reinhardt; 9. 91-Niki Young. Time – 2:15.569

2nd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) – 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 75-Nicole Bower; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 29-Ryan Wilson; 6. 14-Lance Dewease; 7. 4-John Rudisill; 8. 59A-Alex Schanz; 9. 2-Mike Thomas (DNF). Time – 2:14.017

3rd Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 56-Tim Wagaman; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 21A-Will Rose (DNF). Time – 2:14.113

4th Heat (10 Laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 69-Brian Leppo; 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 94-Ryan Smith; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 45-Kevin Nagy; 8. 6K-Chris Knopp. Time – 2:14.462

Consolation (10 Laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 2. 14-Lance Dewease; 3. 92-Tyler Ross; 4. 45-Kevin Nagy; 5. 56-Tim Wagaman; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 21A-Will Rose; 8. 21K-Kyle Reinhardt; 9. 4-John Rudisill; 10. 21T-Scott Fisher; 11. 91-Niki Young; 12. 59A-Alex Schanz; DNS – 6K-Chris Knopp, 2-Mike Thomas. Time – 2:17.035

TIME TRIAL RESULTS - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.156 seconds (102.615 MPH); 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, 13.225; 3. 35-Steve Owings, 13.264; 4. 99m-Kyle Moody, 13.264; 5. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.291; 6. 29-Ryan Wilson, 13.302; 7. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.321; 8. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.347; 9. 37-JJ Grasso, 13.408; 10. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.425; 11. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.433; 12. 69-Brian Leppo, 13.435; 13. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.441; 14. 75-Nicole Bower, 13.468; 15. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.492; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.562; 17. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.568; 18. 14-Lance Dewease, 13.580; 19. 21A-Will Rose, 13.603; 20. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.609; 21. 25-Aaron Ott, 13.613; 22. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.623; 23. 22T-Matt Boland, 13.631; 24. 45-Kevin Nagy, 13.645; 25. 92-Tyler Ross, 13.739; 26. 59A-Alex Schanz, 13.816; 27. 56-Tim Wagaman, 13.824; 28. 12-Mike Bittinger, 13.825; 29. 21K-Kyle Reinhardt, 13.937; 30. 4-John Rudisill, 14.015; 31. 21T-Scott Fisher, 14.017; 32. 6K-Chris Knopp, 14.163; 33. 91-David Quackenbush, 14.814; 34. 2-Mike Thomas, 15.571

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 91-Niki Young; 3. 35-Tyler Esh; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 31-Mike Bittinger; 6. 01-Rick Horn; 7. 38-Mark Strickler; 8. 2D-Chase Dietz; 9. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 10. 21-CJ Tracy; 11. 27-Jay Galloway; 12. 29-Chris Arnold; 13. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 14. 5A-Brian Allman; 15. 47-Michael Hamer (DNF); 16. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 17. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 18. 45H-Jeff Halligan (DNF); 19. 10-Zach Eucalano (DNF); 20. 66A-Cody Fletcher (DNF); 21. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF); 22. 3W-Duane Watson (DNF); 23. 28-Matt Findley (DNF); DNS – 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Higgins (1-3), Matt Campbell (4-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 97-Brie Hershey; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 31-Mike Bittinger; 4. 91-Niki Young; 5. 3W-Duane Watson; 6. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 38-Mark Strickler. Time – 2:28.38

2nd Heat (10 Laps) – 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 3. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 29-Chris Arnold; 8. 47-Michael Hamer. Time – 2:27.00

3rd Heat (10 Laps) - 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 13-Ryan Higgins; 3. 01-Rick Horn; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 10-Zach Eucalano; 7. 27-Jay Galloway; 8. 38D-Kyle Denmyer. Time – 2:23.41

ALL AMERICAN OUTLAWS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 1N-Hunter Nester; 2. 07-Dylan Keim; 3. 9A-Kurt Zimmerman; 4. 100-Tim Fake; 5. 1-Jim Minter; 6. 99-Bryan Green; 7. 95-Justin Cullum; 8. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 9. 11-Al Daniels; 10. 00-Scott Jorda; 11. 01-Paul Todd; 12. 71-Jim Chenowith; 13. 33-Justin Mathis; 14. 66-dave Egge; 15. 53-Tony Jorda; 16. 19R-Roy Denike (DNF); 17. 29-Phil Williams (DNF); 18. 21-Danny Gladhill (DNF); 19. 6-Randy Doty (DNF); 20. 3M-Steve Jorda (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Randy Doty (1), Hunter Nester (2-13), Tim Fake (14-15), Hunter Nester (16-20)

1st Heat (8 Laps) - 1. 6-Randy Doty; 2. 9A-Kurt Zimmerman; 3. 100-Tim fake; 4. 1-Jim Minter; 5. 07-Dylan Keim; 6. 00-Scott Jorda; 7. 19R-Roy Denike; 8. 71-Jim Chenoweth; 9. 66-David Egge; 10. 21-Danny Gladhill. Time – 2:40.22

2nd Heat (8 Laps) – 1. 1N-Hunter Nestor; 2. 01-Todd Paul; 3. 99-Bryan Green; 4. 89-Carnie Fryfogle; 5. 95-Justin Cullum; 6. 3M-Steve Jorda; 7. 11-Al Daniels; 8. 33-Justin Mathis; 9. 53-Tony Jorda; 10. 29-Phil Williams. Time – 2:40.93

 

 

 

Dietrich And Knouse Take First Williams Grove Sprint Wins Of Season

by Shawn Brouse

Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich was the third and final leader of Friday night's 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway, taking his first win of the season at the track. Likewise in the 358 sprint main it was Kevin Nouse becoming the third and final leader to record his first of the season.

Polesitter Austin Hogue took the lead in the 410 sprint main when action began with Ryan Wilson in tow. The first seven laps went non-stop before a caution slowed the pace for a spin in the fourth turn. A total of three attempts at the restart were needed before one more lap was recorded and another yellow flag bunched the field.

And then the final 17 laps clicked off when action resumed with Wilson applying heavy pressure for control on the restart. Wilson kept going higher around the speedway until he finally pulled off a pass of Hogue using the rough cushion in the second turn on the 12th lap. But following him quickly into second was Dietrich a lap later.

Wilson was flying high for the next several laps, outdistancing Dietrich easily until the rear of the field came into play with seven laps to go.

It was then that the backmarker of Brock Zearfoss was in the line of Wilson's race that forced him off of his rhythym and that's all it took for Dietrich to pounce, also with a second turn move.

The Gettysburg driver then pulled away to his eighth career win at the oval, which matches his father Dan on the oval's all time win list.

Wilson finished a robust second followed by Mark Smith, Lance Dewease and Hogue. Sixth through 10th went to Alan Krimes, Adam Wilt, Brian Leppo, Chad Layton and Greg Hodnett. Heats for the 24-car field went to Hodnett, Wilt and Layton.

Second starter Scott Fisher led the first five laps of the 20-lap 358 sprint main before he succumbed to Phil Walter's high-wire act around the speedway that netted him control of the event. And then Walter began getting away from the field in a search for his first ever Williams Grove victory. Adrian Shaffer motored into second on the 13th tour with Walter well out in front but it was just then that Walter's mount suddenly slowed with an overheating engine.

Shaffer then assumed control but would soon find defending track champion Kevin Nouse, who started 12th, contending for the top spot.

Knouse crossed the line with a lap to go just far enough to Shaffer's inside to edge him off of the bottom groove as the pair raced into the first corner. And that proved to be the winning move for Knouse who went on to take the ninth Williams Grove checkers of his career in the division.

Shaffer finished second followed by 10th starter Brock Zearfoss, Fisher and Tyler Esh. Sixth through 10th went to Jay Galloway, Chandler Leiby, Doug Hammaker, Tony Smolenyak and Nyle Berkes. Heats for the 21 cars went to Shaffer, Duane Watson and Nouse.

May 2, 2014 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Ryan Wilson, 3. Mark Smith, 4. Lance Dewease, 5. Austin Hogue, 6. Alan Krimes, 7. Adam Wilt, 8. Brian Leppo, 9. Chad Layton, 10. Greg Hodnett, 11. Doug Esh, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Don Kreitz Jr., 14. Rick Lafferty, 15. Glenndon Forsythe, 16. Justin Barger, 17. Kyle Reinhardt, 18. Brock Zearfoss, 19. Cory Haas, 20. Rodney Westhafer, 21. Logan Wagner, 22. Nicole Bower, 23. Mark Coldren, 24. Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Kevin Nouse, 2. Adrian Shaffer, 3. Brock Zearfoss, 4. Scott Fisher, 5. Tyler Esh, 6. Jay Galloway, 7. Chandler Leiby, 8. Doug Hammaker, 9. Tony Smolenyak, 10. Nyle Berkes, 11. Brie Hershey, 12. Matt Campbell, 13. Kody Lehman, 14. Kyle Purks, 15. Duane Watson, 16. Tommy Martocci, 17. Ryan Higgins, 18. Leah Starner, 19. DJ Montgomery, 20. Denny Gross, 21. Phil Walter

 

 

Super 410 Sprints Return to SSP on Sunday, May 4

Outback Track Continues on Friday, May 2 with Double Features Special

Next Wednesday Night Test & Tune on May 7

Newberrytown, PA (April 21, 2014) – This Sunday night, May 4 racing returns to the Big Track with the Sunday Night Sprint Car Special featuring the 410 Super Sprint Cars, Late Models and the Sidewinder Sprints. There will be no racing at the Big Track on Saturday night

The Super Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2013 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways). All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

The Late Models will also be on the card. Drivers already picking up feature wins this season at SSP are Steve Billet, Randy Christine Jr., Gene Knaub and J.R. Rodriguez.

On Sunday, the pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $18.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14. Ticket Stubs from the Sunday, April 13 or Saturday April 26 may be used on Sunday, May 4 for the Repeat Fan Discount.

Last Saturday night, Mt. Wolf’s Steve Billet picked up his second career SSP victory by winning the 25-lap Late Model feature at the Susquehanna Speedway Park for the Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown Night. Billet took an emotional post-race victory lap with the checkered flag in memory of his late-father Carl Billet, a seven-time SSP Late Model track champion. Lebanon’s Jasen Geesaman took the checkers for the third straight week in the Street Stock 20 lap feature. Millerstown’s Zach Newlin won his first career SSP victory in the near non-stop PA Sprint Series 20 lap feature. York’s Patrick McClane won the Xtreme Stock Car 20 lapper. The 15-lap Road Warrior feature was won by York’s Ricky Weaver Jr. Zakari Kitner of York Haven claimed his third 12-lap Mini Van feature this season.

On Friday night, May 2, it will be double feature night for the Summer Shoot-Out Series at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. Each division will have two features (with only one entry fee). There will be no heat races. The first 15-lap feature will be lined up by a blind draw. The second 15-lap feature starting lineup will be an inversion of all the cars on the lead lap with lapped cars and cars that did not finish starting behind the cars on the lead lap. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver’s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. The entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver’s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 – 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The 9-race Summer Shoot-Out Series will begin on Friday, June 20. There will be separate point champions crowned from both the Spring and Summer Shoot-Out Series.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, May 7. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller’s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller’s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and “cold pit” areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the “Big Track.”

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On race day, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day Sprint Car Special Time Schedule

(Subject to Change)

4:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: Non members - $25.00; Members - $22.00.

5:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) - $18.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11-17) - $15.00; Children (10 & under) - Free

6:00 p.m. Driver’s Meeting (Turn 1 Pit Grandstand)

* Sprint Cars Heat in Engines Immediately Following Driver’s Meeting

6:30 p.m. Track Preparation Laps Begin (Pit area)

Rotation: Late Models (Outside Turn 2 Pit)

Super 410 Sprint Cars (Front Pit)

Sidewinder Sprints (Outback Track Pit Area)

7:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

Late Models Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Super 410 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (10 laps)

Sidewinder Sprints Feature #1 (15 laps)

Consolation Races (same order as Heats) – if necessary

Super 410 Sprint Car Feature (25 laps)

Late Models Feature (25 laps)

Sidewinder Sprints Feature #2 (15 laps)

· Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature - $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

 

 

THREE STATE FLYERS LATE MODEL SERIES MAKES FIRST-EVER STOP AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MAY 3

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will host the Three State Flyers Late Model Series for the first time in series history at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 3. The super late models will be joined by the 358-360 sprint cars on the two-division racing card sponsored by Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The 35-lap super late model A-Main will pay $3,000 to win and $300 to start out of the $14,345 purse. Time trials, heat races, and a B-main will be the qualifying format for the division’s fourth race of the season at the Snyder County half-mile oval.

The 2014 11-race Three State Flyers series will kick off this Friday at the Bedford Speedway before coming to Selinsgrove for Race #2 on Saturday. Mark Pettyjohn of Milton, Del., won last year’s series opener at the Winchester Speedway and went on to clinch the 2013 title over Jason Covert of York Haven, who is a former three-time Three State Flyers champion.

Covert is expected to be in the field for this Saturday’s race at Selinsgrove and has one win already this season at the Potomac Speedway in Maryland. The win on April 4 was Covert’s first career at Potomac and first for his new car owners Pete Cameron and Roland Mann. Covert, who has more than 100 career victories, owns a single late model win at Selinsgrove from 2006.

In late model racing this season at Selinsgrove, three races have produced three different winners. All-time win leader and defending champion Jeff Rine of Danville scored the season opener on April 12. Veteran racers Steve Campbell of Danville and Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove took checkered flags on April 19 and April 26, respectively.

The 360 sprint car racing era was ushered in during the month of April with three different winners in as many races. TJ Stutts of Liverpool (April 12); Mark Smith of Sunbury (April 19); and most recently Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., (April 26) have taken wins in 360 sprint car racing action at the track. This Saturday the 358-360 sprint cars will compete in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

An open practice session will be held on the half-mile track this Wednesday, April 30, from 6:30-9 p.m. General admission for the practice night is free; the entry fee per race car is $100.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a complete program of go kart and micro sprint car racing at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2.

For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

Purse for Three State Flyers Late Model Series Race May 3, 2014: 1) $3,000 2) $1,200 3) $1,000 4) $800 5) $700 6) $650 7) $600 8) $575 9) $550 10) $500 11) $450 12) $425 13) $400 14) $375 15) $350 16) $325 17) $320 18) $315 19) $310 20-24) $300 Late Model Tow Money: $100 Admission for May 3, 2014: Adults: $15; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Passes $30

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

FREE Student Night, Softball/Baseball Team Uniform Night At Port Royal May 3

No repeat winners to date in 410 or 305 sprints or super late models

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

4/27/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present FREE Student Night, Youth Softball & Baseball Team Uniform Night this Saturday, May 3 at 7 pm.

Racing action on the night will include the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, the Jake’s Golf Carts super late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprint cars.

Students ages 12 – 18 will be afforded FREE general admission for the night of racing action while special activities take place for the youth softball and baseball team players who attend in uniform.

Guided pit tours for the ball players with sprint car drivers Keith Kauffman, Doug Esh, Dylan Cisney and Logan Wagner will take place beginning at 5:30 pm.

Ball players who want to take part in the tours must assemble at the outside fourth corner pit gate entrance adjacent to general admission parking beginning at 5:15 pm.

Players in uniform will also be awarded a free fountain soda voucher.

Other games and activities for the players including a t-shirt toss will take place with the kids in the infield early in the night after the pit tours and a group photo will be taken on the stage.

So far this season, no 410 sprint or super late model drivers have repeated victory at Port Royal.

In the sprints, wins have gone to Blane Heimbach, Rick Lafferty, Dale Blaney and Greg Hodnett.

Hodnett is the current early season point leader.

In super late models, victories have gone to Tim Wilson, Nick Dickson and Brett Schadel.

In 305 sprint mains, Tyler Bear and John Brain have taken wins.

General admission gates for the May 3 racing program open at 5 pm with racing slated for 7 pm.

Adult general admission is just $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for FREE this week.

Coming up May 10 at he speedway it will be Lake Chevrolet Mother’s Night at the track when all moms are awarded $10 general admission tickets.

Racing will be the 410 sprints, super lates and 355 econo late models at 7 pm.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

WWW.PORTROYALSPEEDWAY.COM

 

 

Sprint Doubles Begin May At Williams Grove Speedway, Outlaws Invasion Looming

4/27/14

Mechanicsburg –Williams Grove Speedway will host a full Friday night program of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint and Tool Shed of America 358 sprint competition this Friday, May 2 at 7:30 pm.

Both lap and bonus money will be in effect for the 410 sprint portion of the program.

The sprint double this week will be the first at the track since back on opening day on March 28.

On that night, Adrian Shaffer opened the 358 sprint season with a win.

This week’s show will be just the second of the year for the 358 division.

The show this week will be just the third Friday program of 2014 since the track has suffered through a trio of rain cancellations since the season opened in late March.

So far this season, only Gerard McIntyre Jr. and Doug Esh have taken 410 sprint victories at the oval.

After the sprint double this week, attention turns to the looming May World of Outlaws invasion on May 16 and 17.

Williams Grove will host a tune up night for the mid-May outlaws show coming up on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 pm with time trials setting the heat lineups for the 410 sprints.

The May 9 sprint car feature will be 25 laps in distance paying $4,000 to the winner.

Also on the May 9 program will again be the 358 sprints.

The May 9 show will be the second date of the year in the 2014 Diamond Series of races as drivers compete during the 75th anniversary season at Williams Grove.

And then the outlaws invade for a two-day stand just one week later.

Aside from the Friday programs at the oval, the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series, offering racing action with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks at 6:30 pm is currently underway.

The series kicked off on April 26.

Saturday Series adult admission is JUST $5. And please remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

26 April 2014 Contact: Steve Inch

FRANEK POWERS TO 360 SPRINT CAR WIN; YODER RETURNS TO LATE MODEL VICTORY LANE; MITCH THREE-PEATS IN PRO STOCKS; JOHNSON WINS FIRST OF SEASON IN ROADRUNNERS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Davie “No Panic” Franek of Wantage, N.J., scored an impressive win in Saturday night’s 25-lap 360 sprint car feature in record-breaking time at Selinsgrove Speedway. Franek set a new record for the distance in 8 minutes, 12.08 seconds and in the process earned his first win at the track since 2010.

Driving the Franek Auto Sales No. 28-F, he collected $2,000 for his seventh career 358-360 sprint car victory at the Snyder County half-mile oval and became the third different winner in as many races.

Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove drove to his first win of the season and the 11th of his career in super late model racing at Selinsgrove in the division’s 25-lap main event. Three late model races have also produced three different winners.

In the 15-lap pro stock feature, Brad Mitch of McClure pulled off the “hat trick” with his third straight win, while defending roadrunner champion Brian Johnson of Ashland won his first 12-lap race of the year.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the first-ever appearance by the Three State Flyers Late Model Series plus 358-360 sprint cars at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 3. The late models will compete in a 30-lap feature paying $3,000 to win. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

Polesitter Cody Keller charged into the lead at the start of the sprint car feature. Fourth-place starter and defending champion Jason Shultz powered by Keller for the early lead entering the third turn on the second lap. By the third circuit, seventh-place starter Davie Franek motored his way into the third position. Two laps later, fifth-place starter Brock Zearfoss advanced to third and a close battle unfolded at the front of the pack.

On the 10th lap, the race for the lead heated up, and Franek got underneath Shultz in turn two and then made the winning pass using the outside lane racing off turn four. At the halfway point, Franek was leading Shultz and Zearfoss as ninth-place starter TJ Stutts and 10th-place starter Mark Smith raced into the top five.

With five laps to go, an exciting battle for second took place between Zearfoss and Shultz, with Zearfoss winning out the position on lap 21. At the finish, Franek was victorious by 3.3 seconds over Zearfoss, Stutts, Shultz, and Smith.

A multi-car crash in turns three and four opened the late model feature. When the race restarted, second-place starter Jim Bernheisel pulled into the lead over polesitter Chad Hollenbeck. On the third circuit, ninth-place starter Jim Yoder used the inside lane through turns three and four to pass Hollenbeck for second.

Yoder made the winning pass by Bernheisel in turn four on lap six. A caution flag on lap nine regrouped the field with Yoder leading Bernheisel, Hollenbeck, seventh-place starter Kenny Trevitz, and 10th-place starter Andy Haus. With 10 laps to race, Yoder started to stretch his lead over Bernheisel as Trevitz showed a lot of speed and moved into the third position.

At the checkered flag, Yoder took the win by 1.6 seconds over Bernheisel, Trevitz, Haus, and 14th-place starter Dylan Yoder.

Following multiple melees that hindered the start of the pro stock feature, original seventh-place starter Brad Mitch horsepowered his way into the early lead and kept his 10M out in front for the distance. Mitch was closely trailed by 14th-place starter AJ Stroup for most of the event.

Fifth-place starter Nathan Long, who was involved in one of the early-race incidents, rebounded into a solid third-place run after a long battle with third-place starter Tommy Slanker. At the finish, Mitch took the checkered flag over Stroup by just one second. Stroup, however, was disqualified in the post-race inspection due to a malfunctioning rev-limiter box.

Long was then credited with second, followed by ninth-place starter Jamin Chapmin, 18th-place starter Kurt Wray, and fourth-place starter Peanut Heintzelman.

Third-place starter Curtis Lawton drove into the lead on the second attempt to start the roadrunner feature. Lawton was chased by eighth-place starter and defending champion Brian Johnson for the first half of the race until Johnson took over the front spot on lap seven.

Johnson won his first race of the season by 2.1 seconds over Lawton, fifth-place starter Keith Bissinger, sixth-place starter Butch Shaffer, and fourth-place starter John Fowler Jr.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 26 April 2014 360 Sprint Cars – 18 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 28F Davie Franek 2) 1W Brock Zearfoss 3) 23 TJ Stutts 4) 29 Jason Shultz 5) 1 Mark Smith 6) 66 Ryan Kissinger 7) 76 Larry Kelleher 8) 49 Mike Walter 9) 21 Duane Mausteller 10) X Dan Mazy 11) 29 Scott Lutz 12) 19 Tylor Cochran 13) 77 Derek Locke 14) 99K Cody Keller 15) 52 Jim Shuster 16) 47 Eric Riggins Jr. 17) 29 Derek Steward 18) 100 Jeff Lebowski Heat Winners: Cody Keller, Davie Franek Late Models – 31 Entries 25-lap A-Main: 1) 27 Jim Yoder 2) 119 Jim Bernheisel 3) 61 Ken Trevitz 4) 76 Andy Haus 5) 24 Dylan Yoder 6) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 7) 2 Steve Campbell 8) 2J Jeff Rine 9) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 10) 26 Jerry Bard 11) 99Z Dave Zona 12) 88 Tony Adams 13) 17 Nick Dickson 14) 16 Matt Cochran 15) 93 Pancho Lawler 16) 45 Eric Hons 17) 11 Jason Schmidt 18) 15F Scott Flickinger 19) 06 Mike Lupfer 20) 7 Meade Hahn 21) 41 Derrick Casner 22) 19 Dustin Hoffman 23) 9 Hayes Mattern 24) 3W Tim Wilson Heat Winners: Ken Trevitz, Jim Bernheisel, Jim Yoder Consolation Winner: Mike Lupfer Pro Stocks – 18 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 10M Brad Mitch 2) 63 Nathan Long 3) 1C Jamin Chapman 4) 71 Kurt Wray 5) 1 Peanut Heintzelman 6) 28 Dan Condo 7) 32 Tom Hartman 8) 40 Tommy Slanker 9) 94 Kenny Day 10) 6 Nate Herman 11) 8M Brandon Moser 12) 3G Jim Gearhart 13) 111 Derrick Garman 14) 31 Chris Snyder 15) 2 Adam Campbell 16) 99 Kyle Bachman 17) 11 Jake Buck 18) 26 AJ Stroup DNQ Heat Winners: Kyle Bachman, Brandon Moser Roadrunners – 9 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 201 Brian Johnson 2) 28 Curtis Lawton 3) 11 Keith Bissinger 4) 7 Butch Shaffer 5) 02 John Fowler 6) 31B Brandon Shultz 7) 89 John Schoch 8) 8K Jeremy Kline 9) 22 Ricky Buss (DNS)

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw a new name enter the record books for the first time in 2014 this past weekend. Mark Strickler picked up his 1st career 358 feature win Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway. Friday night's race at Trail Way Speedway would fall once again to Mother Nature loosing three out of four so far in the 2014 racing season. Series point leader Kevin Nouse took the weekend off from running so it was a chance for all the drivers chasing him to make up some valuable points in the run for the $3,000 top prize. After Saturday nights race 2nd place Chandler Leiby and Niki Young would both score top 5's with Young scoring a 2nd place finish to close the gap on Nouse. Kevin now has a 55 point lead over Leiby heading into this weekends scheduled races.

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade will be once again hosting the 2014 Most Popular Driver award voting. Voting will be held on the series Face Book page with all the drivers of the 358 division vying for the Big trophy that is awarded to the winner. Last year saw record numbers for voting and Chase Dietz was able to squeak past Ted Thomas to win the award. Other winners of the Most Popular Driver Award where Cody Keller, Eric Tomecek, Troy Becker, and former Selinsgrove Speedway track Champion and now 410 driver Nate Snyder. Keep an eye on the series website for the announcement on when the voting will begin.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -205 Pts. (2 Win) 2. Chandler Leiby -150 Pts. 3. Niki Young -130 Pts. (1 win) 4. Brad McClelland - 120 Pts. (1 Win) 5. Chase Dietz -118 Pts. 6. Matt Campbell -92 Pts. 7. Brie Hershey -77 Pts. 8.Jay Galloway - 75 Pts. 9.Mark Stickler -72 Pts. (1 win) 10. Duane Watson -72 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are...

May 2nd Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway May 3rd Lincoln Speedway May 9th Trail way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway May 10th Lincoln Speedway May 16th Trail Way Speedway May 23rd Trail Way Speedway May 24th Lincoln Speedway May 30th Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway May 31st Lincoln Speedway

 

 

Rich Eichelberger, Kyle Lee, and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Features

Mechanicsburg, PA. April 27

Williams Grove Speedway began the 2014 campaign Saturday night. On a blustery night, Rich Eichelberger won the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman 20-lap feature. Kyle Lee made his initial start at Williams Grove and captured his career first Credit Connection Car Sales 20-lap 358 Late Model feature. Veteran Jeff Haag held off a final-lap challenge to score the victory in the 15 lap Aquafun Pools Street Stock main.

Rich Eichelberger entered the evening’s racing with a heavy heart. The day prior his father passed away. The York Springs driver started in second position. He was the immediate leader, gaining a 12-length advantage by the second lap. Lanny Hake, Gregg Foster, Scott Dellinger, Steve Wilbur and Chad Criswell were in pursuit of the leader.

The race came to a halt on lap three when Rick Barr, Scott Geesey, and Dave Berkheimer tangled in turn one, sending the Geesey car into a flip. Geesey walked away from his spill.

Eichelberger continued his assault of the half-mile oval, gaining a 6.9 second lead when the caution came out on lap 15.

The caution did not deter Eichelberger. He won his first of the year by 2.2 seconds over Foster, Dellinger, Wilbur, and Criswell. The victory is the 84th of Eichelberger’s career moving him into second place of the all-time leading Super Sportsman feature winners.

The qualifying wins for the 28 cars went to Frankie Herr, Dellinger, and Eichelberger.

Kyle Lee, a 15-year old student at James Buchannon High School, started the 358 Late Model feature in second place. Lee was in front by the completion of the opening circuit. Shaun Jones was in hot pursuit, lurking two lengths behind the leader.

Caution flags on laps seven and 11 did not hamper the young leader. He continued his flawless race, not allowing Jones an opportunity to strike. The battle was for third between Wes Alleman and Gene Knaub. Knaub made countless challenges, Alleman turning back each attempt.

Kyle Lee did not falter and he crossed the finish line four lengths ahead of Jones, Alleman, Knaub, and Travis Mease.

Chris Fletcher, Cam Zeigler, and Jones won the heats for the 29-car field. The consolation goes to Jared Miller.

Steve Hastings led the first lap of the Street Stock feature. Jeff Haag, the third-place starter, became the new leader in the second circuit.

Following a lap-five restart, Mike Buckley gained second place. Buckley began a relentless chase of the leader. Buckley would attempt passes on the outside, later moving to the inside. Haag had the momentum off the turns to turn back the challenges.

Buckley tested the outside line during the final three laps. On the final lap he switched lanes dropping to the inside. He pulled even with Haag in turns three and four. The two veteran drivers had a sprint to the finish line. Haag’s Camaro won by a length over Buckley. Steven Dove was third, with Hastings in fourth, and Brett Pickell was fifth.

The preliminaries for the 23 entries went to Dove and Pickell.

Chad Trout received the Sprint Aces Super Sportsman Hard Charger award. The Artwerks 358 Hard Charger Award went to Pat Beard and Charles Ruppert passed 13 cars to claim the Street Stock Artwerks Hard Charger money.

The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series returns to action this Saturday at 6:30. The racing will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Car Sales 358 Late Models, and the Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Adult admission remains at the low price of five dollars with children 12 and under free.

Super Sportsman results:

1) 8 Rich Eichelberger 2) 32 Gregg Foster 3) 30 Scott Dellinger 4) 17 Steve Wilbur 5) 55c Chad Criswell 6) 99 Frankie Herr 7) 25 Bobby Hockenberry 8) 77 Russ Mitten 9) 3B Mike Enders 10) 91 Lanny Hake 11) 11 Steve Fannasy 12) 7c Chad Trout 13) 222 Jay Fannasy 14) 7 Todd Leonard 15) 75 Kenny Edkin 16) 77w Tom Wyckoff 17) 1R Jim Hulse 18) 29 Duaine Smith 19) 22 Jaremi Hanson 20) 45 Dave Socks 21) 5 Dave Berkheimer 22) 00 Rick Barr 23) 33 Scott Geesey 24) 318 Stan Wanner

DNQ: 17J Tony Jackson, 99c Chad Smith, 21 LeRoy Martin, 83 Cody Fairchok

358 Late Model results:

1) 2T Kyle Lee 2) 2m Shaun Jones 3) 80 Wes Alleman 4) 1 Gene Knaub 5) 116 Travis Mease 6) NINE Cam Zeigler 7) 95 Chris Fletcher 8) 112 Alan Sagi 9) 25 Sam Gallagher 10) 5 Bobby Beard 11) 43 Jake Jones 12) 2j Justin Weaver 13) 73 Al Cheney 14) 7 Pat Beard 15) 2 Scott Richwine 16) 15 Jared Miller 17) 55 Will Rowe 18) 11 Sam Rial 19) 19L Dave Latsha 20) 000 Pat McNeal 21) 85 Rodney Walls 22) 14 Tyler Horst 23) 22 Chase Billet 24) 2z Dan Zechman

DNQ: 9 Matt Adams, 22c Mike Blazer, 88 Randy Croop, 13m John McLanigan III, 19x Tom Smith

Street Stock results:

1) 29 Jeff Haag 2) 94 Mike Buckley 3) 22 Steve Dove 4) 21R Steve Hastings 5) 88p Brett Pickel 6) 27 Doug Hoffman 7) 77n Bob Gutshall 8) 0 Todd Bowersox 9) 7s Kevin Sigler 10) 44 Charles Ruppert 11) 16 Walt Lemmon 12) 5 Dustin Hollinger 13) 101 Dave Goode 14) 98x Nick Bloom 15) 8 Eric Tripp 16) 99 Chris Heller 17) 4GT Gary Potts 18) 80D Greg Diehl 19) 48 Danny Farlling 20) 11 Craig Morgan 21) Super 7 Tim Drawbaugh 22) 20 Jesse Hitz

DNS: 00 Josh Bloom

 

 

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Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Hodnett Takes $13,400 In ASCoC Port Royal Bob Weikert Memorial

2015 event will go 40 laps, Pay $15,000 to win!

4/26/14

Port Royal – Greg Hodnett of Thomasville pocketed a total of $13,400 for his victory in the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night in a race that saw the front four cars contend for the lead at one point during the mid stages.

It was the fourth victory of Hodnett’s career in the prestigious event and his first of the season anywhere as well as for his new team owned by Mike Heffner.

Just before the feature began, the Weikert family announced in conjunction with oval officials that the 2015 installment of the event will be expanded to a 40-lap feature that will pay a minimum of $15,000 to the winner.

Some 36-cars competed in the 2014 event with Hodnett setting fast time over the field and garnering $500 for his efforts in honor of late fan Raymond Jacobs.

Chad Layton then won the dash to earn the pole for the 29-lap Weikert main while also pocketing $300 for the dash victory. Hodnett started second in the feature via a second in the dash.

But when Layton jumped the gun to start the Weikert feature, All Stars rules forced him back a row for the restart, which in turn moved All Star Dale Blaney to the pole for the new green.

Blaney and Hodnett dueled when the feature began with Blaney leading the field through the first and second turns only to see Hodnett take control narrowly as the pair traversed through the fourth turn, leading back to the stripe in side by side fashion with Blaney.

A yellow flag for Weikert No. 29 driver Danny Dietrich regrouped the field for the only time during the affair as the final 26 laps would go non-stop.

Blaney shot underneath Hodnett for the lead on the restart but as would be the case numerous times over the next 20 laps or so Hodnett would slingshot off of the cushion in the second corner to drive back into control on the backchute.

Seventh starter Brent Marks and sixth starter Shane Stewart began bolting to the front during the ensuing laps and by the time the leaders entered the backmarkers on the tenth tour they were in contention for the win.

With the four lined up under a blanket within a half straightaway of one another, Blaney blasted underneath Hodnett in the first and second turns to take control on the 15th lap as the pair raced down the backstretch.

But Hodnett changed him up as they headed into the third corner and reclaimed the top spot to again be in front at the line.

Blaney continued his assault for the lead during the next three miles of racing before Hodnett began slowly sneaking out of sight in traffic.

The pair of Marks and Stewart by then began exchanging the third spot with Stewart taking the position with 11 laps to go before blasting by Blaney for second with eight laps left.

Both Blaney and Marks then surged back around Stewart during intense racing in traffic with four laps to go.

Marks, then surging late motored by Blaney for second with a pair of laps left but Blaney fought back to cross the finish line in the end as runner up.

Marks was third followed by Stewart and 10th starter Danny Holtgraver.

Chad Layton rode home sixth followed by Lucas Wolfe, Mike Wagner, Ryan Smith and Logan Wagner.

Hodnett’s total of $13,400 included the posted $10,000 for the victory, $2,900 in lap money at $100 per lap and the $500 for fast time.

The winning driver, car owner and mechanic received certificates for personalized embroidered jackets from the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.

After starting 24th in the field, Aaron Ott earned the Hard Charger award of $300 for finishing 11th in the feature.

Heats worth $150 to each winner courtesy of Packers Concessions and the Weikert family went to Logan Wagner, Tim Shaffer, Pat Cannon and Mike Wagner.

Layton won the dash and Danny Dietrich took the B Main.

Andrew Yoder wired the field for his second victory in a row in the 355 econo late model division.

Yoder started second in the field and after a rough start to the 15-lap main that saw several caution flags unfurl early, he pulled away to a large margin for the win.

Eric Irving rode home second followed by Ralph Morgan Jr., Tim Krape and Troy Miller.

Twin heats went to Bill Henney and Yoder.

Defending track champion Jason Zook held off the charges of Deron Henry to claim the xtreme stock feature event race.

Henry started seventh but could only advance to second.

Bob Bussey raced home third followed by Craig Dodson and Pete Leister.

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Sprint Car Results:

Qualifying

1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 16.666

2. 65-Dave Ely, 16.714

3. 2-Shane Stewart, 17.029

4. 55W-Mike Wagner, 17.046

5. 7-Chad Layton, 17.072

6. 5B-Justin Barger, 17.074

7. 75-Nicole Bower, 17.256

8. 29-Danny Dietrich, 17.258

9. 14K-Dale Blaney, 17.269

10. 19M-Brent Marks, 17.279

11. 94-Ryan Smith, 17.301

12. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 17.312

13. 9W-Jac Haudenschild, 17.317

14. 10H-Danny Holtgraver, 17.321

15. 11-Mike Erdley, 17.343

16. 8H-Doug Esh, 17.406

17. RG3-Logan Wagner, 17.446

18. 12-Blane Heimbach, 17.458

19. 3-Pat Cannon, 17.461

20. O7-Rick Lafferty, 17.471

21. 29W-Ryan Wilson, 17.482

22. 45-Tim Shaffer, 17.491

23. 44H-Joey Hershey, 17.512

24. 747-Davey Sammons, 17.522

25. 17B-Steve Buckwalter, 17.543

26. 44-Rodney Westhafer, 17.584

27. 33-Curt Stroup, 17.676

28. 55-Trey Starks, 17.700

29. 5G-Curt Michael, 17.836

30. 14-Lance Dewease, 17.953

31. 25-Aaron Ott, 17.958

32. 57X-Andrew Palker, 18.031

33. 5-Dylan Cisney, 18.036

34. 40-Caleb Helms, 18.069

35. 4-Jon Brennfleck, 18.424

36. 63-Chad Kemenah, 18.710

Feature finish, 29 laps:

1. 27-Greg Hodnett[2]

2. 14K-Dale Blaney[3]

3. 19M-Brent Marks[7]

4. 2-Shane Stewart[6]

5. 10H-Danny Holtgraver[10]

6. 7-Chad Layton[1]

7. 1-Lucas Wolfe[11]

8. 55W-Mike Wagner[4]

9. 94-Ryan Smith[8]

10. RG3-Logan Wagner[16]

11. 25-Aaron Ott[24]

12. 9W-Jac Haudenschild[9]

13. 12-Blane Heimbach[17]

14. 11-Mike Erdley[14]

15. 8H-Doug Esh[15]

16. 45-Tim Shaffer[21]

17. 5B-Justin Barger[5]

18. 65-Dave Ely[12]

19. 55-Trey Starks[23]

20. O7-Rick Lafferty[19]

21. 747-Davey Sammons[22]

22. 29W-Ryan Wilson[20]

23. 3-Pat Cannon[18]

24. 29-Danny Dietrich[13]

355 Econo late models, 15 laps: 1. Andrew Yoder, 2. Eric Irvin, 3. Ralph Morgan Jr., 4. Tim Krape, 5. Troy Miller, 6. Bill Henney, 7. Shaun Miller, 8. Harold Ranck, 9. Devin Hart, 10. Danny Sollers, 11. Ken Stitt Jr., 12. Garrett Gray, 13. Chase Bowsman, 14. Kyle Rapp, 15. Todd Snook

DNS: Jared Fulkroad, Cody Buterbaugh

Xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Jason Zook, 2. Deron Henry, 3. Bob Bussey, 4. Craig Dodson, 5. Pete Leister, 6. Bill Powell, 7. Darien Trego, 8. Tyler Amtower, 9. Amber Mills, 10. Floyd Sheetz, 11. Karl Miller

DNS: Dave Kepner

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Sat., May 3, 2014 (Time trials @7:30 PM) - 11TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL - York County Racing Club Night - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and All-American Outlaws

Sat., May 10, 2014 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - PROSPECT METAL & USED AUTO PARTS NIGHT - Dover Elementary Night - World of Outlaws Tune-Up - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints & Central PA Legends

Sat., May 17, 2014 No Racing

McINTYRE SCORES CAREER THIRD IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR MAIN;

Strickler claims first career 358 sprint car win; Montgomery picks up third career Lincoln win in Central PA Legends

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 4/26/2014 – Gerard McIntyre, Jr. came from seventh starting spot to claim the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature win at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

McIntyre, who was timed fastest in warm-ups and won the first heat, was fast all night, advancing to fourth by the end of the third lap and grabbed the race lead from polesitter and race-long leader Matt Boland as the two passed under the flagstand to complete lap eight.

“We were real good, said McIntyre upon exiting his Weaver’s Body Shop/NAPA Auto Parts #16 in victory lane, “I want to say thanks to Fred (Putney) for watering the top there…and I want to thank everyone else for not going there.”

The $3,200 win was McIntyre’s second of the season, and first of the year in the Pigeon Hills. And was quite a turnaround from the week before.

“We had some motor problems last week, and Dad worked real hard on the car all week and got it figured out,” said McIntyre, “We had a real good race car there at the beginning, and it started to get a little loose toward the end. The track got rubbered up. I don’t know if anyone was still up top, but I couldn’t run up there anymore.

Actually, Brian Montieth was, putting on his normal charge late to come from 16th starting spot to finish third. With only one caution flag (for Mike Bittinger, who slowed to a stop on lap 18), Montieth simply ran out of time. He was on the back bumper of second-place Steve Owings at the checkered.

“I felt pretty secure there at the end. I was probably being a little conservative. We have a small motor in the car tonight, and it just hooks up real well here,” said McIntyre, “I can’t ask for anything better than this. Coming off the year we had last year…to start to year like this…I never thought we’d be working on win number three already.”

It’s was McIntyre’s third career win at Lincoln, and he became the fifth different winner in six events in the Pigeon Hills this year.

Round out the top five were Tyler Ross and Boland. Sixth through tenth were Freddie Rahmer, Billy Dietrich, Kevin Nagy, Austin Hogue, and Jim Siegel.

Heats for the 28 410 sprinters were won by McIntyre, Siegel, and Nagy, with Shane Hoff winning the consolation.

West York’s Mark Strickler started third and was scored the leader of every lap in claiming his first career 358 sprint car win.

Although he dominated the first 19 laps, a last-lap caution put 11th starting and 2013 track champ Niki Young on his back bumper for a one-lap shootout. Strickler stuck to the bottom and Young bobbled in turn two, ensuring Strickler’s .91-second win.

Young, Mike Bittinger (driving the Michael Markey #31), rookie Tyler Esh, and Chandler Leiby completed the top five, with Chase Dietz, C.J. Tracy, Doug Hammaker, Matt Findley, and 19th-starting Jeff Halligan rounding out the top ten.

Heats for the 26 358 sprinters were won by Bittinger, Dietz, and Young, with Halligan winning the consolation.

York’s Lucas Montgomery scored his third career Lincoln win in the 15-lap Central PA Legends feature. Montgomery started fourth and was scored the leader of a three-wide battle on the first lap. He led every lap thereafter, despite race-long pressure from 2013 Legends tour champion Bob Stough, who challenged the Impressive Signs #15 in every set of turns.

Montgomery’s win came on his own sponsor’s night. Stough settled for second, with Scott Haudeshell catching Scott Gobrecht on the final straightaway for third. Completing the top five was Mason Chaney.

Heats for the 28 Legends were won by Blaine Leppo, Haudeshell, and Montgomery, with Chad Ernst winning the consolation.

Next Saturday, Lincoln will host the 11th Annual Weldon Sterner Memorial for 410 sprint cars, along with the 358 sprints and All-American Outlaws. Time trials will begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 5:30 p.m.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS:

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.($3,200); 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 92-Tyler Ross; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 45-Kevin Nagy; 9. 52-Austin Hogue; 10. 59-Jim Siegel; 11. 87-Alan Krimes; 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 13. 99M-Kyle Moody; 14. 37-JJ Grasso; 15. 11C-Cory Haas; 16. 21T-Scott Fisher; 17. 69-Shane Hoff; 18. 56-Tim Wagaman; 19. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 20. 4-John Rudisill; 21. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 22. 6K-Chris Knopp; 23. 15-Adam Wilt (DNF); 24. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Matt Boland (1-7), Gerard McIntyre, Jr. (8-25)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 22T-Matt Boland; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 21-Brian Montieth; 7. 69-Shane Hoff; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 9. 24B-Dustin Baney; 10. 36-Billy Pauch, Jr. (DNF). No Time

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 35-Steve Owings; 4. 92-Tyler Ross; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 56-Tim Wagaman; 8. 12-Mike Bittinger; DNS – 49-Bradley Howard. Time – 2:34.792

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Kevin Nagy; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 37-JJ Grasso; 8. 6K-Chris Knopp; 9. 2-Mike Thomas (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 69-Shane Hoff; 2. 56-Tim Wagaman; 3. 37-JJ Grasso; 4. 12-Mike Bittinger; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 6K-Chris Knopp; 7. 24B-Dustin Baney; 8. 49-Bradley Howard (DNF); DNS – 36-Billy Pauch, Jr. Time – 2:46.739

358 SPRINTS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 38-Mark Strickler; 2. 91-Niki Young; 3. 31-Mike Bittinger; 4. 35-Tyler Esh; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 2D-Chase Dietz; 7. 21-CJ Tracy; 8. 66-Doug Hammaker; 9. 28-Matt Findley; 10. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 11. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 12. 5A-Brian Allman; 13. 10-Zach Eucalano; 14. 16-Matt Campbell; 15. 4-Dwight Leppo; 16. 27-Jay Galloway; 17. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 18. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 19. 47-Michael Hamer; 20. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 21. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF); 22. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF);23. 3W-Duane Watson (DNF); 24. 01-Rick Horn (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Mark Strickler (1-20)

1st Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 31-Mike Bittinger; 2. 97-Brie Hershey; 3. 38-Mark Strickler; 4. 3W-Duane Watson; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 66-Doug Hammaker; 7. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 8. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; DNS – 29-Chris Arnold. Time – 2:31.38

2nd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 47-Michael Hamer; 3. 21-CJ Tracy; 4. 35-Tyler Esh; 5. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 8. 27-Jay Galloway; 9. 30-Seth Kerchner (DNF). No Time

3rd Heat (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 91-Niki Young; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 5A-Brian Allman; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 10-Zach Eucalano; 7. 16-Matt Campbell; 8. 01-Rick Horn. Time – 2:37.13

Consolation (10 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 27-Jay Galloway; 4. 01-Rick Horn; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 7. 29-Chris Arnold (DNF); DNS – 30-Seth Kerchner. No Time

LEGENDS:

Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 07-Bob Stough; 3. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 4. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 5. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 6. 10-Blaine Leppo; 7. 53-Bill Diehl; 8. 09-Chris Spidle; 9. 38-Rick Miller; 10. 890-Tim Bower; 11. 94T-Greg Burd; 12. 85-Chad Ernst; 13. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 14. 18-Chris Transeau; 15. 3M-Chris McKinney; 16. 6-Bill Foster; 17. 11-Jason Fuhrman; 18. 97H-George Hanson; 19. X-Justice Forbes; 20. 51-Travis McClelland (DNF); 21. 13-Jacob Feltch (DNF); 22. 48-Jason Rochelle (DNF); 23. 20-Vern Housman (DNF); 24. 14-Joe Ehrisman (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Lucas Montgomery (1-15)

1st Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 10-Blaine Leppo; 2. 07-Bob Stough; 3. 13-Jacob Feltch; 4. 890-Tim Bauer; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. 38-Rick Miller; 7. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 8. 91-Justin Mitchell; 9. 93-Dave Miller; DNS – 7-CJ Quirk. Time – 2:03.97

2nd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 2. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 3. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 4. 94T-Greg Burd; 5. 20-Vern Housman; 6. 6-Bill Foster; 7. 51-Travis McClelland; 8. 70-John Hall; 9. 97H-George Hanson. Time – 2:04.37

3rd Heat (6 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 3. 48-Jason Rochelle; 4. 53-Bill Diehl; 5. 3M-Chris McKinney; 6. 11-Jason Fuhrman; 7. X-Justice Forbes; 8. 85-Chad Ernst; 9. 09-Chris Spidle. Time – 2:04.65

Consolation (6 Laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 85-Chad Ernst; 2. 51-Travis McClelland; 3. 14-Joe Ehrisman; 4. 09-Chris Spidle; 5. 97-George Hanson; 6. X-Justice Forbes; 7. 70-John Hall; 9. 93-Dave Miller (DNF); DNS – 7-CJ Quirk. No Time

 

 

 

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

All Stars Vs. Posse In Weikert Memorial Saturday At Port Royal

Special, Limited Edition Shirts To Be Offered, Over $34,000 in prize money for sprints!

4/23/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway’s Bob Weikert Memorial will play host to a meeting of some of the best sprint car drivers in the nation this Saturday night, April 26.

Invaders on hand to battle will be travelers like Dale Blaney, Tim Shaffer, Danny Holtgraver, Chad Kemenah and Jac Haudenshild to battle the likes of locals Lance Dewease, Doug Esh, Greg Hodnett, Danny Dietrich and more.

The event will pit the local 410 sprint stars known as the Pennsylvania Posse against the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints drivers in a 29-lap, $10,000 to win, $100 to lead a lap main event that even pays $500 to start.

Time trials being at 7 pm with general admission gates opening at 4 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is set at just $22 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Fans attending will have a fleeting opportunity to purchase a special commemorative Bob Weikert Memorial Port Royal Speedway shirt as produced by the Weikert family.

The shirts will be available on speedway grounds during the night in a very limited quantity.

Weikerts Livestock will be giving the first 400 fans entering the grandstand a free Weikert hat or can cooler. PLUS, 20 five-pound packages of prime beef will also be given away to general admission fans and five girls and five boys bicycles will be given away to kids ages 11 and under.

Fans can meet and greet former Weikert No. 29 drivers Paul Pitzer and Len Krautheim III., behind the grandstand from approximately 5 – 6 pm.

Danny Dietrich will also be in attendance for the autograph session along with his replica No. 29 sprint car that he will campaign in the event. Also on display will be a restored Weikert No. 29 as driven by Pitzer.

Each lap of the Weikert feature will pay $100 to lead with heats paying $50 to win courtesy of Packers Concessions and fast time will pay at least $400 in memory of Port Royal Weikert fan Raymond Jacobs.

Bob Weikert was one of the most prosperous and prolific sprint car owners to ever grace the sport at Port Royal, in the region and across the nation and the Port Royal Weikert Memorial has become a keystone of the Port Royal and Central Pennsylvania yearly schedule.

Last year thousands flocked to the speedway to witness the event that saw three race leaders including Brad Sweet, Tim Shaffer and finally Doug Esh who took the victory.

Also on Saturday’s racing card will be the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 Econo late models and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales Xtreme stocks.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

22 April 2014 Contact: Steve Inch

FAMILY NIGHT 4 DIVISION SHOW THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE Immediate Family General Admission Just $20

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway returns to action at 7 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, with a four division show featuring the 358-360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners – all for a special admission price of just $20 per immediate family!

This Saturday only, immediate families, including parents and students ages 17 and under, can take in a night of racing together at the historic half-mile oval for only $20 per family. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

After two point shows in 2014, last Saturday’s winner Mark Smith of Sunbury holds a 90-point lead over one-time winner TJ Stutts of Liverpool in the A&A Auto Stores/Mach 1 Chassis 358-360 sprint car standings.

In the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center late models, two races have produced two different winners, including defending champion Jeff Rine of Danville in the April 12 opener and Steve Campbell of Danville in last weekend’s super late model main event. Campbell leads the early-season standings by just 10 points over Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove.

Point leaders Brad Mitch of McClure and Keith Bissinger of Orangeville each have two victories in the pro stock and roadrunner divisions, respectively.

An open practice session will be held on the half-mile track Wednesday, April 30, from 6:30-9 p.m. General admission for the practice night is free; the entry fee per race car is $100.

Selinsgrove Speedway will host the first-ever appearance by the Three State Flyers Late Model Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 3, sponsored by Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center. The 30-lap A-main will pay $3,000 to win. Joining the super late models May 3 will be the 358-360 sprint cars, pro stocks, and roadrunners.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a complete program of go kart and micro sprint car racing at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, and the second Burris Racing Tire event of the season for go karts at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 27.

For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

 

 

 

PA Sprint Series Returns to SSP for A.R.C.H. Night on Saturday

Outback Track Continues on Friday, April 25

Next Wednesday Night Test & Tune on April 23

Newberrytown, PA (April 21, 2014) – This Saturday night, April 26 racing returns to the Big Track with the York County Racing Club Night featuring the Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors/Mini Vans and PA Sprint Series. It will be the Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown (A.R.C.H.) Night at the races as well.

Handicapping of feature lineups begins for the Late Models and Street Stocks based on feature finishes in the previous three races for that division. A blind draw will still set the lineups for the qualifying heat races for those divisions.

On Saturday, the pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Track Prep laps begin at 5:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 6:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $14.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $12.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.

Last Saturday night, Dover’s Gene Knaub became the third different Late Model winner in as many events this season at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday Night. Lebanon’s Jasen Geesaman took the checkers for the second straight week in the Street Stock 20 lap feature. York’s Patrick McClane won the Xtreme Stock Car 20 lapper. The 15-lap Road Warrior feature was won by York Haven’s Daryl Sipe. Bethel’s Brian Gagliardo won the PENNMAR Vintage Car 12-lap feature event. Zakari Kitner of York Haven claimed his second 12-lap Mini Van feature this season. Keith Dorsey from Thurmont, MD was the Jr. Road Warrior winner.

On Friday night, April 25, the second race of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver’s meeting at 7:20 p.m. Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m. The entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license. Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee. Non-license driver’s entry fees will be $25.00. Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class). Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count. No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 – 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00. Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

The 9-race Summer Shoot-Out Series will begin on Friday, June 20. There will be separate point champions crowned from both the Spring and Summer Shoot-Out Series.

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, April 23. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 laps each or more if time permits. The fuel pumps from Miller’s Racing Parts will not be open. Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller’s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181. The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

Also on Wednesday night, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and “cold pit” areas. All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the “Big Track.”

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On race day, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown Night Time Schedule

(Subject to Change)

3:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: Members - $22.00; Non members - $25.00

4:00 p.m. Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) – $14.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11–17) - $12.00; Children (10 & under) – Free

5:10 p.m. Driver’s Meeting (Turn 1 Pit Grandstands)

- Sprint Cars Heat in Motors (Immediately following Driver’s Meeting)

5:30 p.m. Track Preparation Laps Begin (Pit Area)

Rotation: Street Stocks (Infield)

Late Models (Front Pit)

PA Sprint Series (Outside Turn 2)

Road Warriors (Infield)

Xtreme Stock Cars (Infield)

Mini Vans / Jr. Road Warriors(Infield)

6:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

Street Stocks Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Late Models Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

PA Sprint Series Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

Road Warriors Qualifying Heat Races (4 laps)

Xtreme Stock Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Mini Vans / Jr. Road Warriors Feature (12 laps)

Consolation Races (same order as Heats) – if necessary

Late Models Feature (25 laps)

Street Stocks Feature (20 laps)

PA Sprint Series Feature (20 laps)

Road Warriors Feature (15 laps)

Xtreme Stock Cars Feature (20 laps)

· Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature - $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

 

 

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade

The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw both series races completed this weekend. Friday night Trail Way Speedway finally got the 358 sprinters back on the track after having the first two weeks cancelled by rain. Brad McClelland would start shotgun on the field after having problems in his heat race and having to run back to the teams race shop and picking up the back up car. The Rucker 6r would slice through the field and when race leader Robbie Kendall would pull into the infield with a blown engine on lap 11 Brad was already in 3rd place. He would take 1 lap to pass leader and eventual 2nd place finisher Randy Whisler and go on to pick up his first win of the season. Seth Kearchner, Matt Campbell, and Zach Euculano would round out the top 5.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Series point leader Kevin Nouse would have a perfect night by winning his heat race and the 20 lap feature event to extend his point lead in the series point standings. Nouse would start 12th and it would take him 15 laps to wrestle the lead from Jay Galloway but once he did he would go on to a convincing win. Brian Allman, Chase Dietz, and Chandler Leiby would round out the top 5. Leiby would maintain his 2nd place standings over McClelland with the top 5 finish.

The top 10 in points for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade looks like this ...

1. Kevin Nouse -205 Pts. (1 Win) 2. Chandler Leiby -130 Pts. 3. Brad McClelland - 120 Pts. (1 Win) 4. Matt Campbell -92 Pts. 5. Chase Dietz -90 Pts. 6. Niki Young -85 Pts. (1 win) 7.Jay Galloway - 75 Pts. 8. Duane Watson -72 Pts. 9. Brie Hershey -72 Pts. 10. Adrian Shaffer - 60 Pts. (1 Win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Delco Designs WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are...

April 25th Trail Way Speedway April 26th Lincoln Speedway May 2nd Trail Way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway May 3rd Lincoln Speedway May 9th Trail way Speedway / Williams Grove Speedway May 10th Lincoln Speedway May 16th Trail Way Speedway

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Port Royal ASCoC Bob Weikert Memorial Set For This Saturday!

Over $34,000 in prize money for sprints and hundreds of giveaways for fans

4/20/14

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway is the place to be this Saturday night, April 26 at 7 pm when the Pennsylvania Posse 410 sprint car stars meet the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints in the $10,000 to win Bob Weikert Memorial.

The prestigious 29-lap event boasts a purse of over $34,000 including $500 just to finish 24th in the main.

Each lap will pay $100 to lead with heats paying $50 to win courtesy of Packers Concessions and fast time will pay at least $400 in memory of Port Royal Weikert fan Raymond Jacobs.

Weikerts Livestock will be giving the first 400 fans entering the grandstand a free Weikert hat or can cooler. PLUS, 20 five-pound packages of prime beef will also be given away to general admission fans and five girls and five boys bicycles will be given away to kids ages 11 and under.

Fans can meet and greet former Weikert No. 29 drivers Paul Pitzer and Len Krautheim III., behind the grandstand from approximately 5 – 6 pm.

Danny Dietrich will also be in attendance for the autograph session along with his replica No. 29 sprint car that he will campaign in the event. Also on display will be a restored Weikert No. 29 as driven by Pitzer.

Bob Weikert was one of the most prosperous and prolific sprint car owners to ever grace the sport at Port Royal, in the region and across the nation and the Port Royal Weikert Memorial has become a keystone of the Port Royal and Central Pennsylvania yearly schedule.

Last year thousands flocked to the speedway to witness the event that saw three race leaders including Brad Sweet, Tim Shaffer and finally Doug Esh who took the victory.

Weikert fielded cars that broke records for decades in the sport with drivers like Kenny Weld, Keith Kauffman, Bobby Davis Jr., Doug Wolfgang, Jimmy Sills and so many others.

But his favored Saturday night track when he was in the region was Port Royal Speedway and the Weikert family and name returns to Port Royal again this week for the 2014 version of the Bob Weikert Memorial for sprint cars.

It’s an event that can’t be missed.

General admission gates open at 4 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is set at just $22 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

Port Royal Speedway

Bob Weikert Memorial Winners

August 6, 2003 No. 88H Fred Rahmer

July 28, 2004 No. 88H Fred Rahmer

June 18, 2005 No. 88 Todd Shaffer

May 20, 2006 No. 25 Lance Dewease

June 14, 2007 No. 22 Greg Hodnett

May 10, 2008 No. 1 Jeff Shepard

May 10, 2009 No. 1 Stevie Smith

2010 rain/wind

April 30, 2011 No. 39 Greg Hodnett

April 28, 2012 No. 39 Greg Hodnett

April 27, 2013 No. 98 Doug Esh

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

WWW.PORTROYALSPEEDWAY.COM

 

 

Williams Grove Hosts All Stars Sprints And ARDC Midgets This Week

4/20/14

Mechanicsburg – The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints are set to compete at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, April 25 at 7:30 pm.

The event will be the first attack of the year on the track by an invading circuit set to do battle with the Pennsylvania Posse sprint stars.

The All Stars and the Posse will compete in a 30-lap main event paying $5,000 to win.

The ARDC Midgets are also on the card.

The race will be the second leg of the 2014 Diamond Series at the track after xxx took last week’s Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic event to kick off this year’s series.

Down through history, the Williams Grove regulars have remained stalwart defenders of any attack on the oval’s winner’s circle by the invaders.

No All Star has ever won an All Star sanctioned race at Williams Grove Speedway.

The first All Star event ever contested at the historic oval back in 1970 was won by Bobbie Adamson.

Last year’s All Stars shows at the track were taken by Posse drivers Don Kreitz Jr and Danny Dietrich.

No driver has beaten the All Stars more often at the track over the decades than Lance Dewease, who has bested the band a total of five times.

Single wins of note through the years have come with an upset by Barry Camp, a close race to the finish for Jim Siegel and a romp by Steve Buckwalter.

Time trials will set the starting grids for the April 25 All Stars racing program.

Drivers frequenting the All Stars circuit this season include perennial champions Tim Shaffer and Dale Blaney, Jac Haudenschild, Chad Kemenah, Caleb Helms, Trey Gustin and Danny Holtgraver.

The All Stars will return to the track for a second 2014 race date on June 13.

The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series races begin on April 26 with the Super Sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks on the program at 6:30 pm.

And remember, kids ages 12 and under are always admitted free at Williams Grove Speedway!

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.williamsgrove.com or by visiting the oval on Facebook or via Twitter.

WILLIAMS GROVE ALL STAR WINNERS

7/29/70 No. 77 Bobbie Adamson

9/16/73 No. 29 Kenny Weld

7/24/81 George Ferguson Jr.

9/19/81 No. 66 Steve Smith

7/30/82 No. 26 Barry Camp

4/25/86 No. 26 Jim Nace

9/19/86 No. 88 Maynard Yingst

5/8/87 No. 29 Doug Wolfgang

5/12/95 No. 461 Lance Dewease

5/3/96 No. J1 Steve Siegel

5/2/97 No. 88 Todd Shaffer

8/28/98 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr.

5/7/99 No. 77 Fred Rahmer

5/2/03 No. 77 Lance Dewease

7/11/03 No. 12 Greg Hodnett

6/10/05 No. 25 Lance Dewease

6/15/07 No. 11 Mike Erdley

6/13/08 No. 51 Fred Rahmer

5/8/09 No. 88 Todd Shaffer

6/12/09 No. 89 Cody Darrah

4/30/10 No. 30C Lance Dewease

6/11/10 No. 1 Stevie Smith

4/29/11 No. 17B Steve Buckwalter

6/10/11 No. 30C Lance Dewease

4/27/12 No. 1S Logan Schuchart

6/8/12 No. 1 Brian Leppo

4/26/13 No. 69K Don Kreitz Jr.

6/14/13 No. 48 Danny Dietrich

 

Saturday, April 19, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SHOW:

Sat., April 26, 2014 (7 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends

ALAN KRIMES WINS SPRINT SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY FOR SECOND WIN IN-A-ROW;

Kevin Nouse Wins Second In-a-row in 358 Sprints;

15 Year Old Female Racer Michelle Walls Wins Career First in Street Stocks

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 4/19/2014 – Alan Krimes summed it up best in victory lane Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway.

“I don’t know if I won that race or just didn’t lose it,” said Krimes after climbing from his Midnight Antiques, Conestoga Valley Garage, Krimes Racing Engines No. 87. Sprinter in victory lane following his win in the 30-lap 410 Sprint car Spring Championship.

It was a race that saw several red flags and in one lap that saw nine of the top 10 running cars dropping from contention due to various reasons. But Krimes missed all of the crashes and won the battle of attrition to score his second straight victory in as many weeks and upped his career total to 15 in the Pigeon Hills.

“I thought it was going to be pretty tough starting back there tonight because I knew the best we could start was 12th and ended up starting 13tth,” said Krimes. “Then everybody started dropping out and I thought we might not have to pass any cars tonight if they all keep dropping out.”

All of the craziness started on lap five when Steve Owings spun, collecting Nathan Berwager, and Brian Montieth who flipped. Aaron Ott also flipped in turn three after a reported stuck throttle.

On the restart, Tim Wagaman and Adam Wilt tangled collecting point leader Danny Dietrich, who did everything but flip on the front stretch.

Second-place running Billy Dietrich then stopped on the next restart which made him the ninth car inside the top 10 to drop out. That left only Will Rose, who had led the race from the green flag, the lone top 10 car on the track.

When the dust settled, Krimes, Jim Siegel, Brent Marks and Robbie Kendall all entered the top five with Krimes storming by Rose to take the lead with six laps complete.

Krimes continued to lead Siegel as the pair closed on lapped traffic when Tyler Ross and Wilt tangled in turn three right in front of the leaders. Siegel took evasive action to miss the incident but Marks wasn’t as lucky and spun into Wilt.

Montieth advanced through the field after his flip to move into the top five on lap 18 and then took fourth on the next circuit. But that would be as far as Montieth, the four-time track champion, would make it as Krimes held off Siegel in heavy lapped traffic over the final few laps to pick up the win.

“We made a few changes under that one red and freed the car up a little bit but we could have been better,” said the Denver driver after earning the $4,000 paycheck. “Our car has been real good every time out it seems so we’re hoping for a good season. I don’t know that I’ve ever won two in-a-row, and like I said, I don’t know that we would have won tonight if everyone wouldn’t have had problems so we got lucky.”

Siegel finished in the runner-up spot ahead of Kendall, Montieth and Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

Kevin Nagy crossed in sixth with Freddie Rahmer getting his best career finish in seventh over Danny Dietrich, Austin Hogue and Cory Haas.

Sprint car heat races were won by Siegel, Dietrich and Ott with Marks topping the consolation for the 29 car field.

Kevin Nouse raced his way from his 12th starting spot to score an impressive win in the 20-lap feature for his second win in-a-row at Lincoln in 358 Sprint car action.

The Mechanicsburg driver worked his way into second spot by lap eight and made the race winning move by Jay Galloway on the 15th lap. From there Nouse drove away to fourth career win in the Pigeon Hills.

Nouse did have several close calls during the feature before bringing his Bulls-Eye Express, McKeehan Motorsports No. 4R sprinter to victory lane.

Galloway finished second followed by Brian Allman, Chase Dietz and Chandler Leiby with Matt Campbell, Matt Findley, Brie Hershey, Mike Bittinger and Zach Eucalano rounding out the top 10 finishers.

Heats for the 27 358 sprint cars were won by Rick Horn, Nouse and Dietz with Tyler Esh topping the consolation.

At the age of just 15, lady racer Michelle Walls captured his first ever street stock feature win in the only appearance of the season by the division this season at Lincoln.

The Gettysburg driver started fourth and took the lead on the 12th lap from Gary Potts and held on over the final eight laps in the win over Potts, Walt Lemmon, Bob Scott, Jr. and Chris Heller.

Street stock heat wins went to Gary Potts and Bob Scott, Jr.. There were 12 cars pitside.

Next Saturday, April 26th, it will be another three-division show as the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprinters will be joined by the 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends. Racing gets underway at 7 PM, with gates opening at 5 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com or join them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lincolnspeedway) or Twitter (@lincolnspeedway) to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS

Spring Championship (30 laps) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes ($4,000); 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 45-Kevin Nagy; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 8. 48-Danny Dietrich; 9. 52-Austin Hogue; 10. 11C-Cory Haas; 11. 2wW-Glenndon Forsythe; 12. 99M-Kyle Moody; 13. 69-Shane Hoff; 14. 35-Steve Owings; 15. 85-Nathan Berwager; 16. 15-Adam Wilt; 17. 19M-Brent Marks; 18. 21A-Will Rose; 19. 92-Tyler Ross (DNF); 20. Phil Walter (DNF); 21. Bill Dietrich (DNF); 22. Tim Wagaman (DNF); 23. JJ Grasso (DNF); 24. Aaron Ott (DNF). No Time

Heat 1 (10 laps) - 1.59-Jim Siegel; 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 21A-Will Rose; 4. 85-Nathan Berwager; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 69-Shane Hoff; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 8. 2w-Glenndon Forsythe; 9. 45-Kevin Nagy; 10. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNS). Time 2:15.86

Heat 2 (10 laps) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 8-Bill Dietrich; 3. 56-Tim Wagaman; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 92-Tyler Ross; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 19M-Brent Marks; 8. 14-Lance Dewease; 9. 99M-Kyle Moody; 10. 21K-Kyle Reinhardt. Time 2:17.65

Heat 3 (10 laps) - 1. 25-Aaron Ott; 2. 37-JJ Grasso; 3. 15-Adam Wilt; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 5-Phil Walter; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 9. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 laps) - 1. 19M-Brent Marks; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 45-Kevin Nagy; 4. 5-Phil Walter; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 21K-Kyle Reinhardt; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 10. 14-Lance Dewease; (DNS) 11. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNS). Time 2:21.70

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints

Feature (20 laps) - 1. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 2. 27-Jay Galloway; 3. 5A-Brian Allman; 4. 2D-Chase Dietz; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 16-Matt Campbell; 7. 28-Matt Findley; 8. 97-Brie Hershey; 9. 31-Mike Bittinger; 10. 10-Zac Eucalano; 11. 45H-Jeff Halligan; 12. 17-Niki Young; 13. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 14. 35-Tyler Esh; 15. 47-Michael Hamer; 16. 2-Denny Gross; 17. 11-Leah Starner; 18. 13-Ryan Higgins; 19. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 20. 01-Rick Horn; 21. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 22. 3W-Duane Watson (DNF); 23. 38-Mark Strickler (DNF); 24. 94-Ted Thomas, Jr. (DNF). No Time

Heat 1 (10 laps) - 1. 01-Rick Horn; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 28-Matt Findley; 4. 47-Michael Hamer; 5. 3W-Duane Watson; 6. 45H- Jeff Halligan; 7. 35-Tyler Esh; 8. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 9. 2-Denny Gross. Time 2:24.19

Heat 2 (10 laps) 1. 4R-Kevin Nouse; 2. 11-Leah Starner; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 31-Mike Bittinger; 5. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins; 8. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr. (DNS). Time 2:27.94

Heat 3 (10 laps) 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 27-Jay Galloway; 3. 97-Brie Hershey; 4. 5A-Brian Allman; 5. 10-Zac Eucalano; 6. 94-Ted Thomas, Jr.; 7. 38-Mark Strickler (DNF); 8. 91-Niki Young (DNF); 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF). No Time

Consolation (6 laps) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 38-Mark Strickler; 3. 17N-Niki Young; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 13-Ryan Higgins; 6. 2-Denny Gross; 7. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF); 8. 45-Jeff Rohr Baugh (DNS); 9. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr. (DNS). No Time

Street Stocks

Feature (20 laps) - 1. 1W-Michelle Walls; 2. 4GT-Gary Potts; 3. 16-Walt Lemmon; 4. 57-Bob Scott, Jr.; 5. 99-Chris Heller; 6. 21A-Mike Zeigler, Jr.; 7. 17-Cory Phillips; 8. 21Z-Jaynee Zeigler; 9. 1E-Zach Emlet (DNF); 10. 2-Dan Zechman (DNF); 11. 62-Donnie Leiby (DNF). No Time

Heat 1 (8 laps) 1. 46T-Gary Potts; 2. 21Z-Jaynee Zeigler; 3. 17-Cory Phillips; 4. 1E-Zach Emlet (DNF); 5. 2-Dan Zechman (DNF); 6. 21A-Mike Zeigler, Jr. (DNF). No Time

Heat 2 (8 laps). - 1. 57-Bob Scott; Jr. 2-1W-Michelle Walls; 3. 16-Walt Lemmon; 4. 99-Chris Heller;5. 62L-Donnie Leiby; 6. 59-Ryan Smith (DNS). Time 2.39.03

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

19 April 2014 Contact: Steve Inch

MARK SMITH DOMINATES IN 67TH URC SPRINT CAR SEASON OPENER; CAMPBELL “COMES HOME” FOR 45TH CAREER LATE MODEL VICTORY; MITCH & BISSINGER REPEAT IN PRO STOCKS & ROADRUNNERS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Mark Smith of Sunbury took advantage of his pole starting position by wiring the field for his first victory of the season in Saturday night’s 67th United Racing Company (URC) 360 sprint car season opener at Selinsgrove Speedway.

Smith was awarded the pole position in the 25-lap feature by Mike Walter of Selinsgrove in the “revenge draw,” which determined the first nine starting positions in the 24-car field. Smith was behind the wheel of the Mach 1 Chassis house-car for the $2,500 win, which was his sixth career in 358-360 sprint car competition at the track.

Saturday night was the first of six race dates that will be sanctioned by URC at Selinsgrove in 2014. The next URC race at the track will be the Jack Gunn Memorial Challenge Race at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

Steve Campbell of Danville inherited the lead on lap seven from Jeff Rine of Danville and drove to his first win of the season and the 45th of his career in the 25-lap super late model feature. Campbell, who referred to Selinsgrove Speedway as his “home track” in Victory Lane, owns a combined 81 career victories at the speedway.

Brad Mitch of McClure and Keith Bissinger of Orangeville repeated wins in the 15-lap pro stock and 12-lap roadrunner features, respectively.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present a four division show of 358-360 sprint cars, late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, on Family Night, featuring $20 general admission for immediate families (which will include parents and students ages 17 and under with student IDs).

On the initial start of the sprint car feature, 14th-place starter Colby Womer slammed the second turn wall and escaped injury. When the race restarted, polesitter Mark Smith powered into the lead with third-place starter Josh Weller racing in second.

After five laps, Smith held a sizeable lead over Weller, second-place starter Ryan Kissinger, eighth-place starter Davie Franek, and 10th-place starter Robbie Stillwaggon. By lap 10, Smith began to encounter slower traffic as the race for third intensified between Kissinger and Stillwaggon. Two laps later, after securing third, Stillwaggon rocketed by Weller for the runner-up position.

A double-file restart on lap 18 placed Smith and Stillwaggon side-by-side on the front row. When the race resumed, Smith was challenged by Stillwaggon for the lead to no avail. At the checkered flag, Smith won the race by just .91 of a second over Stillwaggon, Kissinger, Franek, and 11th-place starter Larry Kelleher.

Jeff Rine started on the front row for the late model feature and steered into the early lead over polesitter Bryan Bernheisel. At the completion of the first lap, fourth-place starter Steve Campbell horsepowered his way into the runner-up position.

With a commanding lead, Rine was forced to withdraw from the race on lap six when his car reportedly developed driveline issues. Campbell inherited the lead at Rine’s expense and never looked back.

On a lap 12 restart, Campbell set the pace while a torrid battle for second unfolded behind him between Bernheisel, third-place starter Ken Trevitz, sixth-place starter Jim Yoder, and fifth-place starter Chad Hollenbeck.

With five laps remaining, 11th-place starter Hayes Mattern advanced to fifth. In the final laps, Trevitz and Yoder began to erase Campbell’s lead margin. At the checkered flag, Campbell was victorious by just 1.06 seconds over Trevitz, Bernheisel, Yoder, and Mattern.

Polesitter Andrew Shoop led the first four laps of the pro stock feature until he drifted into the high lane in turn two and allowed third-place starter Brad Mitch to power underneath him for the lead. Mitch quickly opened up a comfortable lead over Shoop, second-place starter Brandon Moser, and fourth-place starter Derrick Garman.

At the midway point, Garman began to show a lot of speed and soon powered into the runner-up position with his sights set on Mitch. In the final laps of the race, Garman began to close in on Mitch but ran out of the time. At the finish, Mitch was victorious by one second over Garman, Shoop, eighth-place starter Nathan Long, and sixth-place starter Kyle Bachman.

Outside front row starter John Schoch stormed into the lead in the roadrunner feature with fourth-place starter and the previous week’s winner Keith Bissinger in pursuit. On the second circuit, Bissinger took command of the field with an inside pass in turn two. At the same time, eighth-place starter John Fowler Jr. advanced to third.

Bissinger held a strong lead until a last-lap chase to the checkered flag when he reportedly started to sense mechanical issues with his race car. At the finish, Bissinger was victorious by a mere .69 of a second over Schoch, Fowler, Curtis Lawton, and defending champion Brian Johnson.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 19 April 2014 URC 360-358 Sprint Cars – 31 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 1 Mark Smith $2,500 2) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 3) 66 Ryan Kissinger 4) 28F Davie Franek 5) 76 Larry Kelleher 6) 49 Mike Walter 7) 77 Derek Locke 8) 3 Pat Cannon 9) 56 Randy West 10) 23 TJ Stutts 11) 88B Andy Best 12) 29 Jason Shultz 13) F5 Mark Bittner 14) 9D Kevin Darling 15) 21 Duane Mausteller 16) 47 Eric Riggins Jr. 17) 25 Josh Weller 18) 77W Will Eggimann 19) X Dan Mazy 20) 8C Brian Carber 21) 5G Curt Michael 22) 1W Brock Zearfoss 23) 08 Jason Clauss 24) 19 Colby Womer Heat Winners: Will Eggimann, Mike Walter, TJ Stutts Consolation: Jason Shultz Late Models – 19 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2 Steve Campbell $1,500 2) 61T Ken Trevitz 3) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 4) 27 Jim Yoder 5) 9 Hayes Mattern 6) 88 Tony Adams 7) 93 Pancho Lawler 8) 45 Eric Hons 9) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 10) 7M Meade Hahn 11) 28 Jason Smith 12) 6M Harry Miller 13) 14 Dave Brouse Sr. 14) 15S Shaun Miller 15) 33 Chris Casner 16) 2J Jeff Rine 17) 119 Jim Bernheisel 18) 10 Dave Stamm 19) 1M Jim McBee DNS Heat Winners: Jeff Rine, Bryan Bernheisel Pro Stocks – 20 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 10M Brad Mitch 2) 111 Derrick Garman 3) 8S Andrew Shoop 4) 63 Nathan Long 5) 99 Kyle Bachman 6) 26 AJ Stroup 7) 11 Jake Buck 8) 1C Jamin Chapman 9) 8M Brandon Moser 10) 40 Tommy Slanker 11) 71 Kurt Wray 12) 1 Peanut Heintzelman 13) 2C Adam Campbell 14) 6 Nate Herman 15) 32 Tom Hartman 16) 3G Jim Gearhart 17) 94 Kenny Day 18) 28 Dan Condo 19) 28J Jeff Ceballo DNS 20) 31 Chris Snyder DNS Heat Winners: Kyle Bachman, AJ Stroup Roadrunners – 9 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 11B Keith Bissinger 2) 89 John Schoch 3) 02 John Fowler Jr. 4) 28 Curtis Lawton 5) 201 Brian Johnson 6) 7 Butch Shaffer 7) 8K Jeremy Kline 8) 31B Brandon Shultz 9) 22 Ricky Buss No Heats

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Blaney Invades And Wins Port Royal, Preps For Weikert Memorial Next Week

Schadel Breaks Late Model Dry Spell, Braim Gets 305 Sprints

4/19/14

Port Royal – There’s something about Easter Saturday at Port Royal Speedway that suits the racing Blaney brothers.

Last year on Easter eve it was Dave Blaney invading and winning in the 410-sprint division at the oval and this year it was his brother Dale who pulled of the same feat, taking Saturday night’s 25-lap sprint main with an impressive performance through traffic.

Herndon’s Brett Schadel broke a more than year long dry spell in the late model division by beating Mike Lupfer to the finish line while Turbotville’s John Braim scored his first career win at Port Royal in the 305 sprint division.

Blaney of Hartford, Oh., who recently notched his 100th career All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car circuit victory, showed up at Port Royal Saturday night in order to prepare for next Saturday’s ASCoC Bob Weikert Memorial and he couldn’t get more prepared.

He lined up on the pole for the start of the 25-lap feature and watched as Justin Barger of Montrose, Ny., led the first circuit before he took over.

And from there Blaney began an assault on the field in the non-stop event that saw him move into lapped traffic on the seventh tour.

Greg Hodnett, who started eighth in the field, would eventually end up second, taking over the spot from Barger with five laps to go.

But by the time he had secured the spot, Blaney was in the middle of the backstretch as he crossed the start -finish line on the frontstretch.

Hodnett was unable to bite into Blaney’s massive lead before the finish however, instead riding home second by 6.392 seconds.

Barger finished a solid third.

Sixth starter Lucas Wolfe gained late in the race to end up fourth with Mike Wagner finishing fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to 12th starter Rick Lafferty, Doug Esh, Blane Heimbach, Dave Blaney and Chad Layton

The win was the second of Blaney’s career at Port Royal.

Heats for the 25-car field went to Barger, Layton and Wagner.

Schadel had the pole for the 20-lap late model main and allowed Matt Parks to lead the first lap before driving into command.

Shortly after getting the lead his pace was slowed however with two laps down.

Another caution flag with five down found Mike Lupfer restarting second.

Schadel was unshakable during the balance of the event, even upon entering lapped traffic with three laps to go.

It was about the same time that he was forced to forsake his chosen bottom groove as he worked around the backmarkers but even then Lupfer was unable to close for the win.

Schadel scored his fourth career victory at Port Royal and his first since September, 2012.

Lupfer got second by .841 seconds.

Justin Kann drove from seventh to third at the finish followed by Eric Zembower and Parks.

Sixth through 10th went to Rance Garlock, Tim Smith Jr., Scott Haus, Mitch Hack and Nick Dickson.

Heats for the 23-car field went to Dustin Hoffman, Kann and Parks.

Braim wired the field for the 20-lap 305 sprint feature win and the third of his overall career.

A restart on the eighth lap placed prior winner Tyler Bear on Braim’s tail for the return to action but a battle never developed with Braim instead pulling away during the late stages.

Bear was second with seventh starter Kody Lehman finishing in third followed by Jeff Miller Jr., and 16th starter Mike Wagner II.

Sixth through 10th went to Erin Statler, Jake Waters, Scott Ellerman, Eric Parker and Reed Thompson.

Heats for the 32 cars in attendance were taken by Lehman, Miller Jr., Brandon Hetrick and Bear.

The consolation went to Wayne Dadetto.

Feature Finishes

4/19/14

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Dale Blaney, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Justin Barger, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Mike Wagner, 6. Rick Lafferty, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Blane Heimbach, 9. Dave Blaney, 10. Chad Layton, 11. Rodney Westhafer, 12. Mike Erdley, 13. Ryan Smith, 14. Logan Wagner, 15. Dylan Cisney, 16. Curt Stroup, 17. Davey Sammons, 18. Joey Hershey, 19. Dave Hahn, 20. Ryan Wilson, 21. Dustin Baney, 22. John Brennfleck, 23. Nate Snyder

DNS: Trey Starks, Steve Buckwalter

Late models, 20 laps: 1. Brett Schadel, 2. Mike Lupfer, 3. Justin Kann, 4. Eric Zembower, 5. Matt Parks, 6. Rance Garlock, 7. Tim Smith Jr., 8. Scott Haus, 9. Mitch Hack, 10. Nick Dickson, 11. Andy Haus, 12. Patrick Bryner, 13. Tim Fedder, 14. Trent Brenneman, 15. Austin Berry, 16. Harold Ranck, 17. Waylon Wagner, 18. Steve Stitt, 19. Mike Mort, 20. Jason Schmidt, 21. Tim Wilson, 22. Dustin Hoffman, 23. Denny Fendont

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. John Braim, 2. Tyler Bear, 3. Kody Lehman, 4. Jeff Miller Jr., 5. Mike Wagner II., 6. Erin Statler, 7. Jake Waters, 8. Scott Ellerman, 9. Eric Parker, 10. Reed Thompson, 11. Alex Schanz, 12. Randy Kaylor, 13. Anthony Fiore, 14. Nathan Gramley, 15. Wayne Dadetto, 16. Lance Newlin, 17. Mark Watkins, 18. Jason Bergstresser, 19. Ron Aurand, 20. Jonathan Wanchalk, 21. Zach Newlin, 22. Sean Kirkpatrick, 23. Roger Irvine, 24. Brandon Hetrick

DNQ: Jim Kennedy, Tyler Reeser, Cory Thornton, Clair Wintermyer, James Pride, Donny Hendershot, Russell Hammaker, Ken Duke

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Begins April 26

Mechanicsburg, PA, April 19, 2014

The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series begins their 2014 season on Saturday, April 26. The popular family-oriented show will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models, plus the Aquafun Pools Street Stocks.

Williams Grove Speedway is celebrating its 75th year of operation. The Saturday Night Series has been a part of historic track’s weekly racing since 2006.

Williams Grove Speedway management announced the popular five-dollar admission will return in 2014. All adults will pay just five dollars, the lowest ticket price in the region. Children 12 and under will enter free.

The pre-race Meet and Greet will begin on May 10. This popular event allows the race fans an opportunity to meet the drivers and see the cars. Each week several race teams bring their cars to the infield giving fans an up-close look at the equipment. Several other family-oriented events are in the planning stages.

This Saturday the action returns to Williams Grove Speedway. The racing begins at 6:30.

 

 

Esh Wins Williams Grove Tommy Classic For Heckman, Herr Steals Sportsman

4/18/14

Mechanicsburg – Doug Esh of Lancaster wired the field for a $7,500 payday in Friday night’s 30-lap Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway.

But his flag to flag performance wasn’t quite as easy as it may sound.

Esh started second in the event that saw only one caution period, on just the second lap.

Esh outgunned polesitter Pat Cannon to lead the first lap before the yellow appeared and a torrid pace unfolded on the restart.

During the first 10 laps, 10th starter Dave Blaney surged forward, taking over fourth on the fourth tour before moving into third with 12 laps down.

Esh entered the rear of the field with 11 laps away and found fifth starter Brian Montieth chasing him in second after finally getting by Cannon for the spot a lap earlier.

Through heavy lapped traffic Esh preserved his lead all the while with Montieth bearing down on him for the win as the race moved past the halfway point.

Esh escaped disaster on the 16th tour and again on the 18th lap after contact with lapped cars, Chad Layton first and then Brent Marks.

And then just as he settled down after the Marks incident, Montieth pounced to Esh’s inside as the pair entered the first corner.

But just as Montieth went for the kill and massive slider to briefly take control, his No. 21 mount puffed a cloud of blue smoke and with that the Phoenixville racers chances were over for the victory.

Montieth then pulled pitside and Esh streaked away to the victory, his first in the prestigious event and first at the track since August, 2011.

His margin was that of some six seconds over the rest of the field.

The win was also a Williams Grove career first for car owner Gary and Linda Heckman.

Cannon was second followed by Stevie Smith, Greg Hodnett and Dave Blaney.

Sixth through 10th went to Lucas Wolfe, Alan Krimes, Trey Starks, Adam Wilt and Curt Michael.

Heats for the 32-car field went to Esh, Lance Dewease, Brent Marks and Gerard McIntyre Jr.

The consolation went to Hodnett, who also set fast time in qualification with a lap of 16.488 seconds.

Frankie Herr finally wrestled the lead away from Duaine Smith as the pair raced through the second corner on the final lap of the 20-lap super sportsman feature event.

Smith had led from the outset with Herr moving into second on the eighth tour.

During the final 10 laps, Herr relentlesstly pursued Smith for the lead with Smith performing flawlessly and holding Herr at bay despite repeated attempts by the champion to take control.

But the pressure was too much on the final lap as Herr made an outside whip past Smith as the pair raced onto the backstretch for the final time.

Smith settled for second followed by Scott Geesey, Chad Criswell and Dave Berkheimer.

Heats went to Bobby Hockenberry, Gregg Foster and Geesey.

April 18, 2014 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Doug Esh, 2. Pat Cannon, 3. Stevie Smith, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Dave Blaney, 6. Lucas Wolfe, 7. Alan Krimes, 8. Trey Starks, 9. Adam Wilt, 10. Curt Michael, 11. Aaron Ott, 12. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 13. Lance Dewease, 14. Steve Buckwalter, 15. Chad Layton, 16. Ryan Smith, 17. Mark Smith, 18. Don Kreitz Jr., 19. Ryan Wilson, 20. Brian Montieth, 21. Brent Marks, 22. Jac Haudenschild, 23. Rick Lafferty, 24. Danny Dietrich

DNQ: Austin Hogue, Justin Barger, Kyle Reinhardt, Bradley Howard, Rodney Westhafer, Glenndon Forsythe, Cory Haas, Dale Blaney

Super sportsman, 20 laps: 1. Frankie Herr, 2. Duaine Smith, 3. Scott Geesey, 4. Chad Criswell, 5. Dave Berkheimer, 6. Bobby Hockenberry, 7. Steve Fannasy, 8. Mike Enders, 9. Todd Leonard, 10. Rick Barr, 11. Gregg Foster, 12. Scott Dellinger, 13. Steve Buckwalter, 14. Cody Fairchok, 15. Steve Wilbur, 16. Rich Eichelberger, 17. Russ Mitten, 18. Dave Socks, 19. Lanny Hake, 20. Chad Smith, 21. Tom Wyckoff, 22. Kenny Edkin, 23. Chad Trout, 24. Davey Walsh

DNQ: Stan Wanner

 

 

McCLELLAND GOES FROM LAST TO FIRST TO TAKE TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINT OPENER;

GENE KNAUB MAKES LAST LAP PASS TO CLAIM 358 LATE MODEL WIN;

BILL DIEHL, MATT CHRONISTER BEST OF LEGENDS, LIMITED STOCKS

Hanover, PA (04/18/14) – Brad McClelland showed everyone Friday night why he’s the all-time winner at Trail-Way Speedway, coming from the back to win the season opener for 358 sprint cars.

McClelland scratched from his qualifying event after blowing a motor in warm-ups. His team returned home to grab a second car, and returned in time for McClelland to tag the rear of the 10-car field for the start of the feature.

It took him just 11 laps to take the lead, sliding under Randy Whisler for the front spot in turn four.

“I want to praise the crew for getting the car ready,” said McClelland in victory lane, “They got it back together just in time. I don’t know what happened to Robbie (Kendall). He would have been hard to beat.”

Kendall led the first nine laps from his outside front row starting spot before he dove to the infield with motor problems during a caution flag for Brent Rumberger, who spun into the infield after contact with Matt Campbell on the backstretch.

Whisler assumed the lead for the restart and led one lap before yielding to McClelland.

Once in front, the Don Beard Racing Engines/Rucker Computer Solutions/Littlestown Auto Care drove away from the field to a 5.82-second win over Whisler, with Seth Kearchner, Campbell, and Zach Euculano completing the top five.

Heats for the ten 358 sprinters were won by Kendall and Dwight Leppo.

Dover’s Gene Knaub drove under polesitter Kyle Lear in turn two of the final lap to claim the win in the Precise Racing Products/Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 late model feature.

Although Lear started on the pole, outside front row starter Travis Mease led the first four laps before Lear took the lead. Lear led until Knaub’s last-lap pass.

Lear settled for second, with Mease, Cam Ziegler, and hard-charger Dominic Defino (who started 10th) completing the top five.

Heats for the 13 “358” late models were won by Knaub and Lear.

Tenth-starting Bill Diehl became the fourth different leader by passing Lucas Montgomery on lap 13 to score the win in the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature.

Chad Earnst started outside row one and led the first three laps before Scott Gobrecht took the lead on lap four.

Montgomery caught Gobrecht on lap seven, just before Gobrecht was involved in a tangle with Earnst while for second in turns one and two, ending the night for both drivers.

Three laps after Diehl took the lead, Montgomery was rear-ended by C.J. Quirk. Montgomery did a “360” and kept going, but lost several spots. Quirk was penalized for rough-riding at the end of the event, and was placed behind Montgomery at the finish.

Bob Stough ran near the front the entire way and finished second, with Chris McKinney, Jacob Feltch, and Richard Miller rounding out the top five. Final scoring placed Montgomery and Quirk sixth and seventh.

Heats for the 23 Legends were won by Diehl, Travis McClelland, and Richard Miller.

Matt Chronister took the lead from polesitter Ricky Weaver, Jr. on lap three and won the non-stop 15-lap limited stock feature.

Tom Senseney started second and ran there every lap but the second. After losing the second spot to Chronister on lap two, he caught Weaver for the runner-up spot on lap three.

Jeff Foster, Terry Hartlaub, and Cory Weishaar completed the top five.

Heats for the 17 limited stocks were won by Robert Nicklow and Foster.

Next Friday (4/25), Trail-Way will host the 358 Sprint Cars, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, and 600cc Micro Sprints. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.

Trail-Way Speedway March 22, 2014

RACE RESULTS

358 Sprint Cars

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 6R-Brad McClelland; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 10-Zach Euculano; 6. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 4-Dwight Leppo; 9. 55-Robert Kendall (DNF); 10. 9R-Brent Rumberger (DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Robert Kendall (1-9); Randy Whisler (10); Brad McClelland (11-25).

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 55-Robert Kendall; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 10-Zach Euculano; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher. Time 2:21.31.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 45H-Jeffrey Halligan; 3. 9R-Brent Rumberger; 4. 64-Randy Whisler (DNF); DNS: 6R-Brad McClelland. Time 2:23.91.

358 Late Models

Feature (25 Laps)

1. 1-Gene Knaub; 2. 151-Kyle Lear; 3. 116-Travis Mease; 4. NINE-Cam Zeigler; 5. 1MD-Dominic Defino; 6. 4-John Moser; 7. 24K-Jeffrey King; 8. 7-Pat Beard; 9. 5M-Jake Moser; 10. 14-Tyler Horst(DNF); 11. 5-Bobby Beard(DNF); 12. 44-James Jesmer, Jr.; DNS: 51-Barry Lear, Sr.. No Time.

Lap Leaders-

Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 1-Gene Knaub; 2. 7-Pat Beard; 3. 44-James Jesmer, Jr.; 4. NINE-Cam Zeigler; 5. 5M-Jake Moser; 6. 24K-Jeffrey King; DNS: 51-Barry Lear, Sr.. No Time.

Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 151-Kyle Lear; 2. 4-John Moser; 3. 116-Travis Mease; 4. 5-Bobby Beard; 5. 1MD-Dominic Defino; 6. 14-Tyler Horst. Time 2:42.69.

Central PA Legends Cars

Feature (20 Laps)

1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 07-Robert Stough; 3. 3M-Chris McKinney; 4. 13-Jacob Feltch; 5. 38-Richard Miller; 6. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 7. 7-CJ Quirk; 8. 6-Bill Foster; 9. 18-Chris Transeau; 10. 35-Keith Haring; 11. 70-John Hall; 12.X-Justice Forbes ; 13. 86-Dave Miller; 14. 39-Adam Meier(DNF); 15. 44-Scott Gobrecht(DNF); 16. 85-Chad Earnst(DNF); 17. 8CR-Mason Chaney(DNF); 18. 19-Travis Perry(DNF); 19. 51-Travis McClelland(DNF); 20. Scott Houdeshall(DNF); 21. 5-0-Greg Burd(DNF); 22. 09-Chris Spidle(DNF); 23. 33-Chris Ward(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders- Chad Earnst (1-3); Scott Gobrecht (4-6); Lucas Montgomery (7-12); Bill Diehl (13-20).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 44-Scott Gobrecht; 3. 13-Jacob Feltch; 4. 5-Scott Houdeshall; 5. 07-Robert Stough; 6. 6-Bill Foster; 7. 39-Adam Meier; 8. 8CR-Mason Chaney. No Time.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 51-Travis McClelland; 2. 0-Greg Burd; 3. 09-Chris Spidle; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 3M-Chriss McKinney; 6. 70-John Hall; 7. 19-Travis Perry; 8. 33-Chris Ward. Time 2:39.25.

Heat 3 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 38-Richard Miller; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 35-Keith Haring; 4. 85-Chad Earnst; 5. 7-C.J. Quirk; 6. X-Justice Forbes; 7. 86-Dave Miller. Time 2:40.32.

Limited Stocks

Feature (15 Laps)

1. 81-Matt Chronister; 2. 1-Tom Senseney; 3. 32-Jeff Foster; 4. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 5. 37-Cory Weishaar; 6. 38-Jason Chronister; 7. 18-Robert Nicklow; 8. 51-Shannon Weaver; 9. 99-Cody Klinedenst; 10. 69-Robbie Carroll; 11. 55-Kory Shorb; 12. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 13. 94-Kenny Startzman(DNF); 14. 72-Rick Hopkins(DNF); 15. 29-Mike Wolf(DNF); 16. 13-John Shorb, Jr.(DNF); DNS: 10-Aaron Levin. Time 5:08.28.

Lap Leaders- Ricky Weaver, Jr. (1-2); Matt Chronister (3-15).

Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 18-Robert Nicklow; 2. 1-Tom Senseney; 3. 81-Matt Chronister; 4. 37-Cory Weishaar; 5. 72-Rick Hopkins; 6. 94-Kenny Startzman; 7. 69-Robbie Carroll; 8. 55-Kory Shorb; DNS: 51-Shannon Weaver. Time 2:07.21.

Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 32-Jeff Foster; 2. 99-Cody Klinedenst; 3. 13-John Shorb, Jr.; 4. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 5. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 6. 38-Jason Chronister; 7. 29-Mike Wolf; 8. 10-Aaron Levin. Time 2:07.34.

 

 

 

UNITED RACING COMPANY (URC) 360 SPRINTS MAKE FIRST OF SIX VISITS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the first of six races sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC) traveling 360 sprint car contingent at 6 p.m. this Saturday, April 19. The super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will round out the second four division racing card of the young 2014 racing season. Track gates will open at 4 p.m.

Kids are invited to participate in an Easter egg scramble this Saturday behind the covered grandstand at approximately 5 p.m.

URC’s sixty-seventh season will officially kick off this Saturday with former eight-time URC champion Curt Michael of Ocean View, Del., expected to lead the roster of talented 360 sprint car drivers into the historic Snyder County half-mile oval.

The 25-lap sprint car feature will pay $2,500 to win and $200 to start. The event will use an open draw for heat race starting positions plus a “revenge redraw” to determine part of feature fine up.

The super late models will vie in a 25-lap main event paying $1,500 to win. The pro stocks will compete in a 15-lap feature and roadrunners will close out the show with a 12-lap race.

Last Saturday, TJ Stutts of Liverpool opened the 360 sprint car season at Selinsgrove with a victory in the Empire Super Sprint (ESS) series event. Defending champion Jeff Rine of Danville won the late model feature, while Brad Mitch of McClure and Keith Bissinger of Orangeville scored the pro stock and roadrunner openers, respectively.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will hold the Good Friday Special for go karts at 7 p.m. this Friday, April 18. The micro sprint cars will also have practice sessions on the one-fifth mile track. Gates on Friday will open at 5:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.

 

 

Kreitz Returns to Victory at SSP on Sunday Night

Newberrytown, PA (April 13, 2014) – Donnie Kreitz of Sinking Springs took the victory in the 5th Annual Sprint Car Spring Classic at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday night. Tyler Ross of Lincoln University collected the 358 Sprint Car 20 lapper.

By virtue of winning his heat race and pulling the “no inversion” pill, Blaine Heimbach took the early lead of the 410 Sprint Car 25-lapper. As Heimbach set the pace of the race, with Lance Dewease and Danny Hotgraver in tow, Donnie Kreitz bagan picking of positions from his seventh place starting spot. On lap 7, Kreitz moved past Holtgraver to claim third. At the midway point, Kreitz moved past Dewease to claim the runner-up spot. A caution flag on lap 14 negated the lead that Heimbach had built. With Krietz restarting on Heimbach’s rear bumper, Heimbach took off as the green flag flew.

On lap 18, Kreitz slid in front of Heimbach coming out of turn 4 to take the lead. However, Heimbach would not go away as he pursued Kreitz into lap traffic as the laps wound down. With two laps to go, Heimbach made his move going into three and four but was unable to complete the pass as the lapped car slid up in front of him, blocking him from making the pass. Kreitz went on to take the victory over Heimbach with Lance Dewease finishing third. This was Kreitz’s 30th career SSP victory putting him five wins away from all-time open wheel SSP feature win leader Johnny Mackison Sr. at 35 wins. Out-of-staters Trey Starks and Danny Holtgraver finished fourth and fifth respectively. Heat race wins went to Heimbach, Dewease and Zearfoss.

In the 358 Sprint Car night cap, Chandler Leiby took the lead from the front row. Kevin Nouse immediately began to challenge from the runner-up spot after starting fourth. Nouse took over the top spot on the third circuit. As a wild battle ensued for the lead, Leiby regained the lead with Brad McClelland close behind. Nouse retired from the race on lap 11 when the caution flag flew. Tyler Ross made it a three car battle for the lead midway through the race. With five to go, Ross claimed the runner-up spot and passed Leiby with two to go to take the lead. Ross went on to collect the feature victory over McClelland in second and Leiby had to settle for a strong third place finish. Brock Zerafoss, who finished 7th in the 410 Sprint Car main event, came home fourth in the 358 Sprint Car feature. Scott Fisher rounded out the top five. McClelland and Nouse were the heat race winners.

Racing action returns to the Big Track at SSP on Sunday night, April 19 when Figure 8 Racing returns to SSP along with the Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans/Jr. Road Warriors and the PENNMAR Vintage Cars. The start time for racing is 6:00 p.m.

The 410 Sprint Cars will return to SSP on Sunday, May 4 along with the Late Models and Sidewinder Sprint Cars. The start time is 7:00 p.m. for the event.

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Previous Winners of SSP Sprint Car Spring Classic:

2010: Don Kreitz Jr.(Super Sprint Cars); Billy Pauch Jr. (ARDC Midgets).

2011: Aaron Ott (Super Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).

2012: Greg Hodnett (Super Sprint Cars); Mark Smith (358 Sprint Cars).

2013: Fred Rahmer (Super Sprint Cars); Ryan Wilson (358 Sprint Cars).

2014: Don Kreitz Jr. (Super Sprint Cars); Ryan Wilson (358 Sprint Cars).

Susquehanna Speedway Park Race Results from Saturday, April 13, 2014

Super 410 Sprint Cars Feature (25 laps): 1. Donnie Kreitz; 2, Blaine Heimbach; 3. Lance Dewease; 4. Trey Starks; 5. Danny Holtgraver; 6. Kyle Reinhart; 7. Brock Zearfoss; 8. Brent Marks; 9. Rick Lafferty; 10. Greg Hodnett; 11. Ryan Wilson; 12. Danny Dietrich; 13, Mark Smith; 14. Billy Dietrich; 15. Austin Hogue; 16. Joe Trence; 17. Will Rose; 18. Justin Barger; 19. Freddie Rahmer; 20. Aaron Ott; 21. Brandon Rahmer; DNS – Mark Coldren; Ryan Smith; Mike Bittinger; Bradley Howard.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Heimbach (1-18); Kreitz (19-25).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Heimbach; Dewease and Zearfoss.

358 Sprint Cars Feature (20 laps): 1. Tyler Ross; 2. Brad McClelland; 3. Chandler Leiby; 4. Brock Zearfoss; 5. Scott Fisher; 6. Matt Campbell; 7. Jeff Halligan; 8. Tyler Esh; 9. Kyle Denmyer; 10. Brent Rumberger; 11. Troy Rhome; 12. Cody Flethcer; 13. Jay Galloway; 14. Troy Wagaman; 15. Tommy Martucci; 16. Michael Hamer; 17. Seth Kearchner; 18. Jason Cherry; 19. Kevin Nouse.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Leiby (1-2, 9-18); Nouse (3-8); Ross (19-20).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Nouse and McClelland.

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

First 400 Fans At Port Weikert Race Get Free Weikert Hats/Coolers,

Kids Get Free Bicycles

Weikert beef also up for grabs at April 26 All Star Sprints Event

4/13/14

Port Royal - Fans coming to the April 26 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will not only get to see some fantastic racing action in honor of the famed late car owner but they will get plenty of chances to go home a winner as well.

The first 400 adults entering the grandstand when gates open at 4 pm will get their choice of either a Weikert’s Livestock Hat or a Weikert’s Livestock Can Cooler.

And after that, they will be eligible to win one of 20 five-pound packages of prime Weikert ground beef that will be given away off of general admission wrist bands.

And for the youngsters, free bicycles will be up for grabs courtesy of the Weikert family.

Five girls and five boys bicycles will be given away to kids ages 11 and under.

Fans arriving for the Weikert race will also be able to meet and greet a trio of Weikert No. 29 pilots both past and present and also take in a piece of history on display.

Signing autographs from approximately 5 pm until 6:15 pm behind the grandstand will be Danny Dietrich, Paul Pitzer and Len Krautheim III.

On display with the drivers will be Dietrich’s replica Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 sprint car, which he will campaign in the prestigious event.

Also on display will be a restored No. 29 sprinter as throttled by Pitzer in the 1970’s known as “Old Blue.”

General admission gates for the 2014 All Star Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will open at 4 pm on April 26 with racing slated for 7 pm.

Adult general admission will be just $22 with youth ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

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PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

Weikert Pilots Dietrich, Pitzer And Krautheim Greet Fans At Weikert Race, No. 29 Cars Also On Display At Port Royal April 26 All Stars Event

4/13/14

Port Royal – Fans arriving for the April 26 Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will be able to meet and greet a trio of Weikert No. 29 pilots both past and present and also take in a piece of history on display.

Signing autographs from approximately 5 pm until 6:15 pm behind the grandstand will be Danny Dietrich, Paul Pitzer and Len Krautheim III.

On display with the drivers will be Dietrich’s replica Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 sprint car, which he will campaign in the prestigious event.

Also on display will be a restored No. 29 sprinter as throttled by Pitzer in the 1970’s known as “Old Blue.”

Affectionately known to many as “Captain Crunch” during his career, a moniker earned by his win-it or wreck-it driving approach, Pitzer is a four –time Port Royal winner in his career and he was the pilot of the restored mount at its retirement.

But the Trevis-built car is the same Weikert machine that famed pilot Kenny Weld used to claim Weikert victory in both the 1972 and 1973 Knoxville Nationals.

Krautheim holds the distinction of being the final driver to pilot the Weikert No. 29 to a Port Royal victory.

He led all 25 laps on May 21, 1994 to record the checkered flag.

General admission gates for the 2014 All Star Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will open at 4 pm on April 26 with racing slated for 7 pm.

Adult general admission will be just $22 with youth ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $5.

Visit the speedway’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com for all the latest speedway news and information or find Port Royal Speedway on Facebook and Twitter

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude! Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

WWW.PORTROYALSPEEDWAY.COM

 

 

PRS 2014 – Racing through a new decade with a new attitude!

Port Royal Speedway The Only Place To See Super Sprints And Super Lates Every Saturday Night

April 26 Port All Star Weikert Memorial Offers $34,000 Purse And Plenty More!

Over $3,000 in contingency cash up for grabs to fast timer, lap leaders, heat winners.

NSCHoF awards jackets to winners

4/13/14

Port Royal –Not only will the April 26 Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal speedway boast a feature purse in excess of $34,000, but it has plenty of contingency cash to go around as well.

Sanctioned by the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints, the 29-lap main event will pay $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

However each lap of the 29-lapper, the distance in honor of the famed Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 sprint car, will pay $100 to lead courtesy of the Weikert’s family of lap sponsors.

Fast time of the night will receive a minimum of $300 in honor of late Port Royal and Weikert fan Raymond Jacobs. Jacobs’ son will present the award.

And each heat will pay $50 to win as sponsored by Packers Concessions.

The memor