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DARYN PITTMAN WINS OPENING NIGHT OF WORLD OF OUTLAWS CHAMPION RACING OIL SUMMER NATIONALS AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

MECHANICSBURG, PA – From beginning to end, Daryn Pittman controlled the Sprint car racing Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.

He set quick time, finished second in his heat race, won the dash and then led all 25 laps to score the $8,000 win in the Summer Nationals opener. It was his seventh World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win this season and 17th of his career at the Grove.

“I got tighter as the race went on,” said Pittman. “I don’t think I’ve ever run a curb this big at Williams Grove. I was really good for two or three laps and then I would start to feel it go away and I’d start to get tight.”

Pittman, of Owasso, Okla., started on the pole and drove into the lead. Greg Hodnett got by Aaron Ott and into second as Stevie Smith drove by Joey Saldana and into fourth.

Hodnett was closing as Pittman approached lapped traffic with seven laps completed, but the red flag stopped the race when Brad Sweet tipped over in the fourth turn. His crew made repairs and he was able to restart with top wing damage.

Pittman controlled the double-file restart as Jason Johnson shot from sixth to third. The yellow flew when Brock Zearfoss stopped on the backstretch with nine laps completed.

Hodnett looked under Pittman in turn one on the restart, but couldn’t make the pass. Lance Dewease, who started 10th, drove into the top five and moved up another spot when Ott fell off the pace and pitted.

Pittman had a comfortable lead when Williams Grove point leader Danny Dietrich slowed on lap 14 bringing out another caution.

Hodnett went after Pittman again and was inside of him in turn one on the restart. He couldn’t make the pass however as Dewease rocketed off the bottom and into third. Dewease put a big slider on Hodnett to take second as they completed lap 15.

Outlaws point leader Donny Schatz had raced into the top five from his 16th starting spot by this point. He and Johnson then made hard contact in turn four resulting in Johnson flipping and collecting Tim Shaffer. Schatz also suffered top wing damage, but never stopped and continued to race.

Dewease couldn’t make a move on Pittman on the restart and Pittman simply drove away over the final 10 laps to score the win by 0.685 over Dewease, Hodnett, Smith and Schatz. Freddie Rahmer, David Gravel, Kerry Madsen, James McFadden and Doug Esh rounded out the top 10.

“I don’t know if I’m more nervous with the 27 (Hodnett) behind me or the 69K (Dewease),” said Pittman. “Neither one of them you really want to see on the scoreboard.”

“We were really good on restarts,” said Dewease. “The top was so fast and we lost air in the right rear under that red and that got me real tight.”

The 38-car field was split into two flights for qualifying. Joey Saldana set fast time in the first flight with a lap of 17.368 seconds. Pittman set fast time in the second flight, and overall, with a lap of 17.187.

Saldana, Hodnett, Johnson and Jacob Allen won the eight-lap heat races. Pittman won the dash and Paul McMahan won the Chance Showdown.

The Summer Nationals conclude Saturday night with a 30-lap main event paying a total of $25,000 to win – including a $5,000 Morgan Cup bonus held over from the rainout in May. The Morgan Cup trophy will reside in the office of either the Outlaws or Williams Grove until next season.

Sprint Car Feature Finish(25 laps): 1. Daryn Pittman. 2. Lance Dewease. 3. Greg Hodnett. 4. Stevie Smith. 5. Donny Schatz. 6. Freddie Rahmer. 7. David Gravel. 8. Kerry Madsen. 9. James McFadden. 10. Doug Esh. 11. Brad Sweet. 12. Brent Marks. 13. Joey Saldana. 14. Brian Montieth. 15. Jacob Allen. 16. Brock Zearfoss. 17. Paul McMahan. 18. Danny Dietrich. 19. Cory Haas. 20. Jason Johnson. 21. Tim Shaffer. 22. Lucas Wolfe. 23. Logan Schuchart. 24. Aaron Ott.

Did Not Qualify: Shane Stewart, Alan Krimes, Wayne Dadetto, Ryan Smith, Matt Campbell, Jason Sides, Rodney Westhafer, Trey Starks, Greg Wilson, Troy Fraker, Clyde Knipp, George Streaker Jr., Nicole Bower, Steve Buckwalter.

 

 

Friday July 22, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA For Immediate Release

UPCOMING EVENTS: Sun., July 29, 2016 – 358 Sprints, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, Central PA Legends (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

OWINGS TEAM DROPS IN 358 MOTOR, WINS TRAIL-WAY SPRINT CAR FEATURE

 Miller & Marriott micro-sprint winners; Jason Chronister wins limited stocks after brother crashes; Crocker takes Classic Car feature

HANOVER, PA (7/22/2016) – Steve Owings, who has spent the entire season running a 410 sprint car, dropped a 358 cubic inch engine in the team sprint car and drove to the win in his first 2016 appearance at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“I have to thank Steve Rucker for the motor and the crew for its hard work in switching this car around this week,” said Owings upon exiting his Westminster Transmission/Valentine Motorsports #35 in victory lane, “We got a lucky draw. That was a long 25 laps. I had the top wing the whole way back in the trunk, we were pushing, and I wasn’t quick enough on the restarts.”

“With my crew and Brad McClelland wrenching, any monkey could have driven this thing tonight,” continued Owings, “We love this place!”

An inversion draw put Owings on the pole for the start, and he led every lap. He crossed .81 seconds ahead of fifth-starting David Holbrook, with Dwight Leppo, 11th-starting hard charger Jeff Halligan, and Zach Euculano completing the top five. While Owings was driving away to nearly a half-lap lead by the mid-race point, five cars raced wheel-to-wheel for second through sixth.

Rounding out the top ten for the 18 “358” sprint cars were Seth Kearchner, JB Cunningham, Jr.,Isaac Sneeringer, Randy Whisler, and Dan Richcreek.

Sprint car qualifiers were won by Cody Fletcher and points leader Doug Hammaker, who were both involved a three-car crash in turns one and two of lap two of the feature. Both cars were done for the night.

Hayden Miller dominated the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature, starting on the outside pole and leading every lap. Tom Frachetta, Bred Weber, Jim Young, and North Carolina’s Danny Jones completed the top five.

Heats for the 16 “600” micros were won by Jones and Young.

The Mason Dixon 270cc micro-sprint main went to Brian Marriott, who started on the pole and led every lap, crossing 1.78 seconds ahead of Bill Laughman, with Levi Peck, Mike Boer, and Chad Myers finishing third through fifth.

Heats for the 22 “270” micros were won by Peck and Richie Keller III.

Jason Chronister was the winner in the 15-lap limited stock feature. His victory came six laps after brother Matt broke and barrel-rolled in turns three and four while leading on lap nine.

Jason assumed third for the restart, passed Jeff Foster for second on lap ten, and then took the lead from Robbie Carroll on lap 13. He drove away to a 1.4-second win, followed by Carroll, Foster, 15th-starting Cory Weishaar, and Mike Kolodiej, Jr. (who came back from the rear after a rough riding call on lap two.

Qualifiers for the 21 limited stocks were won by Kolodiej and Justin Wagaman.

Jim Crocker drove under Joe Brown exiting turn two of lap ten and went on to win the 20-lap feature for Classic Cars. Brown settled for second, with Jim Rost, Neal Reamer, and Steve Clemo crossing third through fifth.

Heats for the 11 Classic Cars were won by Joe Brown and Charlie Summers.

Next Friday, July 29th, the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Sprints return to Trail-Way along with the Limited Stocks, Street Stocks and the ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends. This will also be “Kids Race Car Rides” Night! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with heats beginning at 7:45 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 flag.

Friday July 22, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA For Immediate Release

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan (Hard Charger); 5. 10-Zach Euculano; 6. 30-Seth Kearchner; 7. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 8. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 9. 64-Randy Whisler; 10. 80M-Dan Richcreek; 11. 10T-Brody Treaster; 12. 4R-Tyler Walton (DNF); 13. 01-Steve Storrie (DNF); 14. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF); 15. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 16. 66A-Cody Fletcher (DNF); 17. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF); 18. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Steve Owings (1-25)

358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 4R-Tyler Walton; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 6. 30-Seth Kearchner; 7. 80M-Dan Richcreek; 8. 64-Randy Whisler; 9. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNS). Time – 2:25.50

358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 35-Steve Owings; 5. 01-Steve Storrie; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 10B-Brandon Noel; 8. 10T-Brody Treaster; 9. 77K-Steven Kisamore. Time – 2:28.13

MASON DIXON 270 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 18-Brian Marriott; 2. 2-Bill Laughman; 3. 64-Levi Peck; 4. 44-Mike Boer; 5. 32-Chad Myers; 6. 8-Jim Still; 7. 5H-Richie Keller III; 8. 58-Steven Cox; 9. 84-Zachary Glass; 10. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 11. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 12. 16-Keera Dupler; 13. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 14. 5-Shannon Weaver; 15. 8D-Charles Ford; 16. 6-Tim McClelland (DNF); 17. 20H-Eric Heath (DNF); 18. 10H-Dave Hollar (DNF); 19. 20-Cory Myers (DNF); 20. 13-Brad Gossert (DNF); 21. 32M-Shaun McIntyre (DNS); 22. 1D-Todd Martin (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Brian Marriott (1-20)

270 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 64-Levi Peck; 2. 2-Bill Laughman; 3. 44-Mike Boer; 4. 8-Jim Still; 5. 58-Steven Cox; 6. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 7. 20H-Eric Heath; 8. 10H-Dave Hollar; 9. 32M-Shaun McIntyre; 10. 8D-Charles Ford (DNS); 11. 13-Brad Gossert (DNS). Time – 2:12.57

270 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 5H-Richie Keller III; 2. 84-Zachary Glass; 3. 18-Brian Marriott; 4. 32-Chad Myers; 5. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 6. 16-Keera Dupler; 7. 5-Shannon Weaver; 8. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr. (DNF); 9. 1D-Todd Martin (DNF); 10. 20-Cory Myers (DNF); 11. 6-Tim McClelland (DNF). No time.

600 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 11H-Hayden Miller; 2. 12-Tom Fraschetta; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 8-Jim Young; 5. 8X-Danny Jones; 6. 00-Christian Reed; 7. 07-Travis Scott; 8. K9-Jon Keller; 9. 42K-Travis Keiser; 10. 4R-Zane Rudisill; 11. 17E-Dylan Norris; 12. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 13. 14K-Hannah Riser; 14. 56-Jake Frye; 15. 71-Tyler Leese; 16. G0-Richie Keller III (DNF). Time – 5:21.37

Lap Leaders: Hayden Miller (1-20)

600 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 8X-Danny Jones; 2. 12-Tom Fraschetta; 3. 11H-Hayden Miller; 4. K9-Jon Keller; 5. 42K-Travis Keiser; 6. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 7. 17E-Dylan Norris; 8. 4R-Zane Rudisill (DNS). Time – 2:06.59

600 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 8-Jim Young; 2. 17-Brad Weber; 3. 00-Christian Reed; 4. G0-Richie Keller III; 5. 56-Jake Frye; 6. 71-Tyler Leese; 7. 14K-Hannah Riser (DNF); 8. 07-Travis Scott (DNF). Time – 2:04.72

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

21 July 2016 Contact: Steve Inch

$10,000-TO-WIN MACH 1 CHASSIS NATIONAL OPEN FOR 360 SPRINT CARS JULY 30 AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY PART OF INAUGURAL “WEEKEND OF MONEY”

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the 16th Annual Mach 1 Chassis National Open for 360 sprint cars at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, paying $10,000 to win the 35-lap A-main.

The prestigious open wheel event is one of three races in the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Crown Series “Weekend of Money” for 360 sprint cars that includes the Lelands.com 360 Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway Friday, July 29, and concludes with the Cole Cup at the Utica Rome Speedway in Vernon, N.Y., Sunday, July 31. Lelands.com also posted a $10,000 bonus for any one driver who can sweep the weekend series with victories in all three main events.

Joining the 360 sprint cars on the July 30 racing program will be the super late models and pro stocks in 25-lap and 15-lap main events, respectively.

Track gates will open at 5 p.m. with practice laps at 7 p.m. and qualifying slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. A drivers meeting will be held at 6:15 p.m.

Sprint car drivers will draw pills to determine their starting positions in the 8-lap heat races. Drivers will earn passing points for their heat race finishes. The top eight drivers in points will redraw for the first eight starting positions in the A-main. The balance of the A-main lineup will be based on points earned. The top four finishers from the B-main will round out the starting grid.

In 358-360 sprint car Open history at Selinsgrove Speedway, 15 races have produced nine different winners since 2001.

TJ Stutts of Liverpool won the inaugural race in 2001 and last year became the first four-time winner of the 358-360 Open, with his other victories coming in 2003 and 2013. Pat Cannon of Etters is a three-time winner of the Open with checkered flags in 2007, 2008, and in 2012.

Logan Schuchart of Hanover drove to an impressive victory in the 2011 race. In 2010, Daryn Pittman of Owasso, Okla., was awarded the win when Cannon’s race car was under the legal weight during the post-race inspection.

Heimbach won the 2005 Open and the rain-postponed 2009 edition of the Open that was run in the spring of 2010. Adrian Shaffer of Hallam was the Open champion in 2002, while Nate Snyder of Halifax took the victory in the 2004 race. Phil Walter of McClure took home the trophy in 2006.

Aaron Ott of East Berlin scored the victory in the track’s first-ever $10,000-to-win race for 358-360 sprint cars in 2014.

Title 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.

There’s also the Mach 1 Speed Shop offering a full line of race car parts and service at the Mechanicsburg shop. For more information about the company, visit mach1chassis.com.

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 570.374.2266.

Purse for 2016 Mach 1 Chassis National Open for 360 Sprint Cars: 1) $10,000 2) $4,000 3) $2,000 4) $1,500 5) $1,400 6) $1,300 7) $1,200 8) $1,150 9) $1,050 10) $1,000 11) $700 12) $600 13) $500 14) $450 15-24) $400 B-Main Purse (for 35+ Entries): Positions 1-4 Transfer; 5) $300 6) $250 7) $200 8) $150 9) $100 TOW: $60 Also Racing: Super Late Models & Pro Stocks Admission for Saturday, July 30, 2016: Adults $20; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $35

 

 

JUSTIN SNYDER SALUTE TO THE TROOPS UP NEXT FOR BAPS 410 SPRINT SERIES

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

The Justin Snyder Salute to the Troops will be the next event on the BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series at Susquehanna Speedway.. The race will be held on Sunday night, August 21st will see the 410 Sprint cars going after the $5,000 posted top prize with $400 to start.

Justin Snyder was a proud retired combat veteran of the U.S. Army, having fought in Afghanistan in 2010 and 201. He will forever be remembered as a devout race fan having pursued his passion for the sport by moving to Central Pennsylvania with a goal to make his mark on the racing world.

Unfortunately, his life was cut short earlier this year but family, friends and now, Susquehanna Speedway will keep his memory alive.

According to Derek Snyder, Justin had one life lesson to proclaim, “It’s not about how much money you have in this world, but the friends and family you make along the way. Do the best you can with everything you have” and that’s exactly how he lived each day of his life.

The event will be the fifth in the BAPS series that has seen three different winners in the events completed. Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease and Danny Dietrich have all won BAPS events this season with one event being lost to the weather.

Joining the 410 Sprints on August 21st will be the PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints.

General admission for this event will be $18 for Adults, $16 for Seniors (60 and over), $16 for Students (Ages 13-17) and 12 and under are Free.

More news concerning this big event will be released during upcoming weeks.

For the latest news and results from Susquehanna Speedway, please remember to visit www.susquehannaspeedway.net and follow along on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

18 July 2016 Contact: Steve Inch

RACING ACTION WILL HEAT UP THIS SATURDAY WITH SPECIAL FOUR DIVISION SHOW AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY!

DOUBLE 360 SPRINT FEATURES, MOON SHINE CAMO ROUTE 35 LATE MODEL CHALLENGE RACE, MID-ATLANTIC MODIFIEDS & PRO STOCKS ON CARD!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Race fans will have a rare opportunity to see four featured divisions—360 sprint cars, super late models, Mid-Atlantic modifieds, and pro stocks—all compete in one special night of racing at Selinsgrove Speedway this Saturday, July 23, sponsored by the Sunbury Eagles Club No. 503.

Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with racing slated to begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Newville Family of Companies 360 sprint cars will run two 25-lap features, including the division’s regularly scheduled race plus the makeup main event that was rained out on July 16. Both races will also be 358 bonus nights in which the top three finishing 358’s in the 360 sprint car features will earn $200, $125, and $100 bonuses, respectively.

The Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center super late models will compete in the Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Challenge Series event paying $2,000 to win. The race will be the second of the season at Selinsgrove and fourth overall in the six-race series with Port Royal Speedway.

For the first time ever, the Mid-Atlantic Modifieds will race at Selinsgrove in a 20-lap feature paying $800 to win in the “Close Racing Supply Selinsgrove Shootout.”

The A&A Auto Stores pro stocks will round out the racing program with a 15-lap main event.

Race sponsor Sunbury Eagles Club No. 503 is a local chapter of the international Fraternal Order of Eagles, a non-profit organization uniting fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills and promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.

F.O.E. donates more than $10 million a year to local communities, fundraisers, charities and more. As part of its philosophy, the F.O.E. gives back 100 percent of monies raised in the form of grants. Fundraisers are conducted for eight major charities, including kidney, heart, diabetes, cancer and spinal cord injury funds, a children's fund, memorial foundation and the Golden Eagle Fund. Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a program of go kart racing at 7 p.m. this Friday, July 22. 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 track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

Admission for Saturday, July 23, 2016: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $9; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30

 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

DANNY DIETRICH SCORES THRILLING SUNDAY NIGHT SUSQUEHANNA WIN

John Barnett Notches First 305 Sprint Win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 7/17/16

Danny Dietrich did something no one has been able to do this season. And that was pass Lance Dewease while he was leading a feature event.

After leading the first 16 laps of Sunday nights, BAPS Coatings & Supplies 410 Sprint car feature at Susquehanna Speedway, Dietrich lost the top spot to Dewease-Central PA’s hottest driver and it would appear that Dewease would drive to yet another win aboard the Kreitz Racing sprint.

But Dietrich had other ideas.

He stayed close to Dewease as the pair worked lapped traffic and was able to pounce on the veteran driver in lapped traffic to take the lead on lap 29 and held onto to pick up his first win of the season in the BAPS series at Susquehanna aboard the Gary Kauffman Racing, Sandoes Fruit Market #48.

Dietrich, who recently captured his first career Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek championship drew the number two starting spot after an impressive heat race effort, where he drove from 10th to second to put himself into the redraw.

After polesitter, Kyle Reinhardt spun on the opening lap, that moved Dewease to the point alongside Dietrich and the fans were in for 30 laps of entertainment from that point on.

Dietrich scored the win over Dewease with Brent Marks coming home third after driving all day after competing in the Kings Royal the night before. Lucas Wolfe finished fourth ahead of Brandon Rahmer as Brian Montieth came home sixth after starting 11th ahead of 14th starter Adam Wilt, Brock Zearfoss, Davey Sammons and Reinhardt. The top 10 cars were the only cars remaining on the lead lap.

Reinhardt, Wolfe and Marks were BAPS 410 Sprint car heat winners for the 31 car field. The consolation was won by Kyle Moody.

John Barnett led flag to flag to capture his first ever win in the PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint car 25-lap feature.

Barnett started second and held the point through the duration of the feature, despite a lap 23 yellow flag that bunched the field and put multi-time winner Tyler Reeser on his bumper.

But Barnett was able to keep Reeser at bay to score the win with Reeser, Dave Brown, Billy Ney and John Martin completing the top five finishers.

Sixth through 10th were Ryan Stillwaggon, Ken Duke, Jay Krout, Kyle Ganoe and Zach Newling.

Ney, Martin and Stillwaggon were heat race winners for the 31 305 Sprint cars while Kassidy Kreitz was the consolation winner.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, July 23 on Sutliff Chevrolet Night as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman return to the track joined by another Precise Racing Series event for the 358 Late Models, ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends and Road Warriors .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and Racing beginning at 7PM.

The next BAPS Coatings & Supplies 410 Sprint Car Series event will take place on Sunday night, August 21st in the Justin Snyder Salute to The Troops 30-lap, $5,000 to win event.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS 7/17/16

BAPS COATINGS & SUPPLIES 410 SPRINT SPRINTS 30 LAPS: 1. Danny Dietrich, 2. Lance Dewease, 3. Brent Marks, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Brandon Rahmer, 6. Brian Montieth, 7. Adam Wilt, 8. Brock Zearfoss, 9. Davey Sammons, 10. Kyle Reinhardt, 11. Blane Heimbach, 12. Bill Dietrich, 13. Glenndon Forsythe, 14. Anthony Macri, 15. Rodney Westhafer, 16. Joe Kata III, 17. Chad Trout, 18. Jordon Mackison, 19. Kyle Moody, 20. Tim Wagaman, 21. Sean Zemunik,22. Tyler Ross, 23. Kyle Pruitt, 24. Hunter Mackison.

Did Not Qualify: David Quackenbush, Kevin Albert, Mike Bittinger, Jay Galloway, Cody Fairchok, Karl Baker

PASS/IMCA 305 SPRINTS 25 LAPS: 1. John Barnett, 2. Tyler Reeser, 3. Dave Brown, 4. Billy Ney, 5. John Martin, 6. Ryan Stillwaggon, 7. Ken Duke, 8. Jay Krout, 9. Kyle Ganoe, 10. Zach Newlin, 11. Bobby Sandt Jr., 12. Kassidy Kreitz, 13. Erin Statler, 14. Randy Kaylor, 15. Rick Stief, 16. Brandt Cook, 17. John Boardamay, 18. Ian Detwiler, 19. Dylan Shatzer, 20. Keith Anderson, 21. Kyle Lloyd, 22. Drew suuRitchey, 23. Donnie Hendershot, 24. Mark Watkins. Did Not Qualify: Vance Berry, Brandon McGough, Darren Miller, Kirsten Hess, Scott Lutz, Jaremi Hanson, Stephanie Dodson.

 

 

PA Posse To Battle Craftsman World Of Outlaws In Williams Grove Champion Oil Summer Nationals This Week!

July 22/23 sprint car war to unfold

7/17/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the two-day Champion Racing Oil World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Summer Nationals this Friday and Saturday night, July 22 and 23, at 7:30 pm.

Lineups both nights will be set using time trials with Friday’s feature going 25-laps in distance, paying $8,000 to win.

Saturday’s 30-lap finale will pay a hefty $20,000 to the victor plus he will receive another $5,000 for NAPA/NGK Morgan Cup laurels.

Held over after being rained out in May, the Morgan Cup is awarded each year in honor of the oval’s late owner with the sterling trophy being housed for another year at either Williams Grove Speedway or World of Outlaws headquarters, assigned to go home with whichever camp the event winner hails from – Pennsylvania Posse or World of Outlaws.

The mid-summer outlaws invasion will again stage a battle between the sprint car warring factions 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, local driver Lance Dewease drove the Don Kreitz-owned No. 69K to a thrilling victory, scoring one for the Pennsylvania Posse.

Dewease was the 2014 Summer Nationals Champion and no doubt will again be primed for action this time around, having been rejuvenated this season at the helm of the potent, famed No. 69K

In fact, Dewease just recorded the Summer Nationals tune up race on July 15.

In last year’s Summer Nationals, Danny Dietrich and Stevie Smith proved victorious, sweeping the outlaws weekend for the posse stars and fans.

Dietrich enters this weeks Posse/Outlaws match-up as the current Williams Grove Speedway Lawrence Chevrolet Sprints point leader in a quest for a career first track title.

Over the years, Posse stars Greg Hodnett, Dewease, Don Kreitz Jr., Fred Rahmer, Brian Leppo, Jason Johnson and Cody Darrah 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 Donny Schatz.

The current outlaws point leader, Schatz’s most recent Summer Nationals victory came in 2013.

Schatz currently owns 15 wins on the outlaws touring season while Brad Sweet has scored seven. Daryn Pittman has six to date.

Adult general admission for both shows is $30 with youth ages 13 – 20 priced at $15.

Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for 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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Capitol Renegade KING of the 358s Series

The Capitol Renegade KING of the 358s Series saw race 6 of the 8 race special series make its second and final stop at the historic Williams Grove Speedway and the biggest car count of the season packed the pits. 31 cars strong turned out and a very familiar face stood in victory lane for the 3rd time in the 8 race series. Doug Hammaker would come from his 10th starting spot to claim the 20 lap feature and re take the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358s Series point lead in the process. Heading into race 6 Hammaker would trail points leader Adrian Shaffer by 1 point but would walk out of the night now leading Shaffer by 3. Shaffer would finish a hard fought 5th place finish.

Hammaker would track down race leader Eric Parker and make the winning pass on lap 21. Parker would settle for 2nd over Matt Findley who would score a series best 3rd place finish, Chandler Leiby would finish 4th and Shaffer rounded out the top 5.

Hammaker who lost the KING series lead with a 19th place finish at Williams Grove in race 3 has battled back to become the 4th different point leader in 6 races completed so far. Doug who won race 1 at Susquehanna Speedway lost the lead to Kevin Nouse who would suffer trouble at Lincoln Speedway turning the point lead over to 1 time winner Shaffer. Hammaker who won at Trail Way Speedway as well is no poised to win the first edition of the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358s Series Championship with he final 2 races at Lincoln Speedway where he just won from the 19th starting position, and the finals at Trail Way Speedway where he is the tracks point leader.

The top 10 in the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358 Series standings are...

1. Doug Hammaker - 26 Pts. (3 win) 2. Adrian Shaffer - 29 Pts.(1 win) 3. Kevin Nouse - 46 Pts. 4. David Holbrook - 58 Pts. 5. Jordan Givler - 78 Pts. 6. Tyler Esh - 86 Pts. 7.Chris Arnold - 93 Pts. 8.Chandler Leiby - 91 Pts. 9. Glenndon Forsythe - 97 Pts. 10. Nyle Berkes - 100 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series are...

July 22nd (TW) July 29th (TW) July 30th (Lincoln) August 5th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race (TW) August 6th (Lincoln) King of the 358 race August 13th (Lincoln) August 19th (TW)King of the 358 race Finally August 20th (Susky) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

16 July 2016 By Michael Batz

RAIN PUTS DAMPER ON DRIVER & FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY SATURDAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. Saturday Night marked the eighth time Jeff and Cathy Kurtz of Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center in Paxinos along with Selinsgrove Speedway hosted Driver & Fan and Appreciation Night.

After all the qualifying was completed for a strong field of 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and a makeup feature for the roadrunners from June 4, a surprise rain shower hit the speedway and halted the action at about 9:30 p.m.

Right as the track was ready for racing to continue, a second rain storm hit the speedway and the call was made to cancel the event. Then a third, much harder, rain storm hit soon after. With all the qualifying completed and the fields set to run the feature races, rain checks will not be honored. The four features will be rescheduled over the next couple of weeks. .

Saturday night’s 360 sprint car feature will be the first to get rescheduled for this coming Saturday, July 23, as part of a special night of racing that will also be highlighted by a regularly scheduled 360 sprint car race on Sunbury Eagles Club Night, plus the Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Challenge Series for super late models, the first-ever appearance by the Mid-Atlantic modifieds, and pro stocks at 7:30 p.m. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

In the makeup feature for the A&A Auto Stores Roadrunners, Keith Bissinger used a late race restart to go by race long leader Ryan Leister to take the top spot. Bissinger held off Leister in a last corner battle for the win. It is his second win in a row. Leister came home in the second spot just ahead of Jason Zook. Smith Cope and Miranda Minium rounded out the top five finishers.

Heats for the 24 360 sprint cars were won by Mallie Shuster, Eric Parker, and Eric Tomecek. Qualifiers for the 20 super late models went to Tony Adams, Danny Snyder, and Gene Knaub The pro stock heats were won by Jake Buck and Matt Wilson.

Thanks to Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center, ten lucky fans left with $100 cash prizes, kids participated in a Chinese auction with many great giveaways, and the first 100 fans that entered the grandstands received a free concession item. A total of $2,500 in additional purse money was sponsored for the night’s four divisions of racing by Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center.

Saturday, July 30, will be the 16th annual Mach 1 Chassis 360 Sprint Car National Open plus the late models and pro stocks. The National Open is part of a big weekend of racing for the 360 sprint cars with stops at Williams Grove on Friday, July 29, and the Utica Rome Speedway on Sunday, July 31.

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 570.374.2266.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Joey Hershey Gets Job Done For First Port Royal Sprints Win, Yoder Comes Out On Top In Epic Late Model Championship Battle

Twin 305 sprint mains to Miller and Reeser

7/16/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Joey Hershey of Chambersburg was able to hold off the advances of Mike Erdley and then stay out front of Greg Hodnett just long enough to record his first ever Port Royal Speedway 410 sprint car win on Saturday night after years of trying to pick up a checkered flag.

In the special 30-lap Summer Championship for super late models, an epic battle throughout saw Selinsgrove’s Dylan Yoder score the $3,000 payday for his second Port win of the season, in as many weeks.

Twin 305 sprint mains were taken by Jeff Miller in a make-up main held over from May while Tyler Reeser won the regularly slated main.

In other news, an open bid auction of racing memorabilia and items along with spontaneous donations to benefit recently injured driver Jake Waters netted the local pilot over $11,000.

Hershey started on the pole of the 25-lap sprint car main and took the lead on the first lap over Mike Erdley before the races only caution flag unfurled.

Erdley chased Hershey into traffic several laps later and that’s when Erdley was able to close in however he was never able to get quite close enough to complete a pass.

Hershey blasted the top groove of the track with the lead while Erdley took his stabs on the low side and with 10 laps to go, Hershey appeared headed to his first victory.

However Hodnett gained speed as the race went on after starting eighth in the field and overtook Mike Wagner for third with eight laps to go.

Steadily over the final few laps, Hodnett ran down and caught Erdley, who at the same time was keeping Hershey in sight.

Hodnett motored by on the bottom for second with under two laps to go but by that time the white flag was waving and a smart move by Hershey in traffic as he entered the first corner on the final lap sealed the deal for the quiet pilot to become the 184th driver in history to win a super sprint car main at the historic oval.

Hodnett was second followed by Erdley, Brock Zearfoss and Doug Esh.

Sixth through 10th went to Lucas Wolfe, Curt Stroup, Mike Wagner, Ryan Taylor and Dylan Cisney.

Twin heats went to Cale Grubb and Hershey.

Andy Haus started on the pole of the 30-lap super late model main and threatened to make the race a yawner during the early going, pulling away with the lead.

However a number of cautions helped keep the field bunched and allowed the cream to rise to the top.

For the first nine laps Kyle Hardy chased leader Haus before succumbing to sixth starter Dylan Yoder for the spot.

By lap 11 Yoder had run down Haus’ advantage and for the next 11 laps the pair ran virtually side by side for the lead with Haus using the top groove, forcing Yoder to work underneath.

For many laps, Yoder raced just a lane lower than Haus around the slickening oval with Haus always having just enough horsepower to keep a nose out front.

However as each lap clicked off, Yoder was able to get a little further around on Haus as the cushion kept working up the corners.

And that’s when Yoder was able to finally get the job done with seven laps to go, pulling the trigger with a low side blast into the third corner that saw him beat Haus off of the fourth corner to take the lead at the stripe.

Meanwhile, seventh starting veteran Gary Stuhler played the race slow and steady using his favored inside lane and during the final five circuits, Stuhler flexed his muscle, biting fast to get ahead of Haus for second.

However Yoder was by then pulling away for the victory to take the win by 4.163 seconds.

Haus held on for third followed by Kyle Hardy and Kenny Moreland.

Sixth through 10th went to Coleby Frye, Billy Wampler, Nick Dickson, Trent Brenneman and Patrick Bryner.

Heats for the 31-car field went to Mike Lupfer, Stuhler, Yoder and Troy Swindell. Bryner scored the consolation event.

Jeff Miller of Huntingdon led flag to flag to win the make up 305 sprint feature.

Mark Watkins moved up from fourth starting spot to claim second followed by point leader Nate Gramley, John Martin and Drew Ritchie.

The regularly slated 305 sprint main saw Tyler Reeser take the lead from Ken Duke Jr. on the fourth lap to run to the win.

Mike Kiser secured second from Duke on the eighth tour while Duke raced third to the finish line.

Jeff Miller and John Martin completed the top five.

Heats went to Miller, Duke and Mike Alleman.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

7/16/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Joey Hershey, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Mike Erdley, 4. Brock Zearfoss, 5. Doug Esh, 6. Lucas Wolfe, 7. Curt Stroup, 8. Mike Wagner, 9. Ryan Taylor, 10. Dylan Cisney, 11. Cale Grubb, 12. Davey Sammons, 13. Darly Stimeling, 14. Kody Lehman, 15. Scott Wilson, 16. Dave Dykstra, 17. Karl Baker, 18. Jack Thornton, 19. Dustin Baney

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Dylan Yoder, 2. Gary Stuhler, 3. Andy Haus, 4. Kyle Hardy, 5. Kenny Moreland, 6. Coleby Frye, 7. Billy Wampler, 8. Nick Dickson, 9. Trent Brenneman, 10. Patrick Bryner, 11. Rick Singleton, 12. Tim Smith Jr., 13. Scott Flickinger, 14. Andy Friese, 15. Troy Swindell, 16. Tim Gray, 17. Jerry Bard, 18. Larry Baer, 19. Glenn Elliott, 20. Mike Lupfer, 21. DJ Myers, 22. Jeremy Miller, 23. Tyler Horst, 24. Andrew Yoder

DNQ: Steve Bailor, Jason Schmidt, Matt Murphy, Brian Booze, Cody Robbins, Dave Brouse Jr., Vern Zerby

305 sprint make up, 18 laps: 1. Jeff Miller, 2. Mark Watkins, 3. Nathan Gramley, 4. John Martin, 5. Drew Ritchie, 6. Ken Duke Jr., 7. Cale Reigle, 8. Zach Newlin, 9. Scott Lutz, 10. Kyle Ganoe, 11. Dave Grube, 12. Ryan Lynn, 13. Scott Ellerman, 14. Jon Haegele, 15. Erin Statler

DNS: Geoff Gill, Alan Kumpf, Steve Storrie, Jake Waters

305 sprints, 18 laps: 1. Tyler Reeser, 2. Mike Kiser, 3. Ken Duke Jr., 4. Jeff Miller, 5. John Martin, 6. Mark Watkins, 7. Nathan Gramley, 8. Zach Newlin, 9. John Branett, 10. Kyle Ganoe, 11. Jon Haegele, 12. Cale Reigle, 13. Reed Thompson, 14. Scott Lutz, 15. Ryan Lynn, 16. Mike Alleman, 17. Erin Statler, 18. Dylan Shatzer, 19. Vance Berry, 20. Dave Grube, 21. Billy Burkholder, 22. Drew Ritchie, 23. Scott Ellerman

PRS 2016 – 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 16, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - NO RACING

Saturday, July 30, 2016 (7:30 PM) - PEPSI NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and 358 Late Models (York County Racing Club Night)

DIETZ OUTRUNS DIETRICHS FOR SECOND CAREER LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR WIN;

Mitten claims fourth career Lincoln Super Sportsman victory; Stough comes from 12th to win Central PA Legends

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/16/2016 –Chase Dietz outran the Dietrichs to pick up his first win of the year in his family-owned #2D in 25 laps of torrid 410 sprint car racing at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“I’m out of breath. Holy crap!” exclaimed Dietz after exiting the Haas Shocks/Godfrey Racing sprinter in victory lane, “We were okay. We weren’t the fastest, but the way the track was, we just had to be up there and wheel it.”

Dietz started third and ran there behind leader Billy Dietrich and polesitter Tim Wagaman for the first eight laps. The lone red then came out for Dwayne Gutshall, who did a soft roll after getting sideways in turn two.

“It just worked out for us. I got by Timmy and that red came out,” said Dietz, “I didn’t get a good restart, and Robbie (Kendall) got me and I got him back. I was like ‘Man, I gotta get back up the wheel real quick.’

“I was staying with Bill. I would gain and then lose and I figured once we got to lapped traffic it was time to get going and make my move. It worked out to our favor. I knew from Billy’s standpoint I wouldn’t want to be in the same position because you’re kinda vulnerable out there. He had a good run and has had some bad luck. It was a fun race for sure.”

Dietz finally drove around Dietrich exiting turn two in heavy lapped traffic of lap 21. The two were side-by-side at the end of the lap, but Dietz didn’t take control until exiting turn two of lap 22. From there, he drove away to his second career Lincoln win, with Billy and 12th-starting Danny Dietrich crossing second and third. Completing the top five were Kendall and Tyler Ross.

“This has been a really tough season for us. We get here when we can,” said Dietz, “It’s a family-owned team and there are a ton of people I can’t thank enough that even allow me to be here. Troy Godfrey has poured his heart and soul into me right now and supplies the car for me to even be able to get out here. My grandpa has given us a motor to run. What we have sitting here is what we got, and that’s it. But we come here to win.”

Sixth through tenth were Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Freddie Rahmer, points leader Alan Krimes, Brian Montieth, and Adam Wilt.

Heats for the 34 410 Sprints were won by McIntyre, Dietz, Cory Haas, and Billy Dietrich, with Frankie Herr winning the consolation.

Newville’s Russ Mitten, now in his 27th year of racing, ended a month-long dry spell by claiming his fourth career Lincoln win in the 25-lap super sportsman feature. Mitten started third and took the top spot away from polesitter and race-long leader Gregg Foster on lap seven. He dominated the rest of the way, taking the checkered 2.15 seconds ahead of Foster, with Doug Dodson, 11th-starting Mike Enders, and Scott Geesey rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 25 Super Sportsman were won by Dodson, Kenny Edkin, and Scott Dellinger.

Bob Stough came from 12th starting spot to score his sixth career Lincoln win in the 20-lap main event for the Central PA Legends. Stough was passing a car a lap in the late going, and drove around both Lucas Montgomery and leader Mason Chaney as the three crossed under the flag stand with two laps to go. Chaney settled for second, with Chad Earnst, Montgomery, and Harlon Leppo completing the top five.

Heats for the 30 Central PA Legends were won by Leppo, Justin Mitchell, and Reed Salony, with Tony Mrakovich winning the consolation.

Next Saturday night, July 23rd, Lincoln Speedway will be dark as the headline 410 Sprint division will be off racing the World of Outlaws at area tracks.

Then in 2 weeks, Saturday, July 30th, Lincoln will be back in action with PEPSI NIGHT on York County Racing Club Night featuring the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and 358 Late Models. Gates will open at 5:30 PM, with racing 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 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 16, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature Finish (25 Laps) – 1. 2D-Chase Dietz ($3,200); 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 5-Tyler Ross; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 8. 87-Alan Krimes; 9. 21-Brian Montieth; 10. 15-Adam Wilt; 11. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 12. 11-Cory Haas; 13. 35-Steve Owings; 14. 59-Jim Siegel; 15. 52-Austin Hogue; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 17. 2w-Glenndon Forsythe; 18. 21T-Scott Fisher; 19. 75-Frankie Herr; 20. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF); 21. 74-Dwayne Gutshall (DNF); 22. 39-Anthony Macri (DNF); 23. 37-J.J. Grasso (DNF); 24. 22T-Matt Boland (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Billy Dietrich (1-20), Chase Dietz (21-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 4. 35-Steve Owings; 5. 45-Kevin Nagy; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody; 9. 1X-Chad Trout. Time – 2:21.588

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 2D-Chase Dietz; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 75-Frankie Herr; 7. 91-David Quackenbush; 8. 73-Jevon Ahner; 9. 10K-Joe Kata, III. Time – 2:25.168

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 15-Adam Wilt; 4. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 5. 39-Anthony Macri; 6. 3B-Randy Baughman; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 27Z-Sean Zemunik. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Four Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 5-Tyler Ross; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 37-JJ Grasso; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 22T-Matt Boland; 7. 4-John Rudisill; 8. 10-Zach Eucalano. Time – 2:28.076

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 75-Frankie Herr; 2. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 3. 22T-Matt Boland; 4. 21T-Scott Fisher; 5. 1X-Chad Trout; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 27Z-Sean Zemunik; 8. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 9. 12-Mike Bittinger; 10. 91-David Quackenbush; 11. 10-Zach Eucalano; 12. 3B-Randy Baughman; 13. 73-Jevon Ahner (DNF); DNS – 4-John Rudisill. No Time

Super Sportsman:

Super Sportsman Feature Finish (25 Laps) – 1. 77-Russ Mitten; 2. 32-Gregg Foster; 3. 54-Doug Dodson; 4. 3b-Mike Enders; 5. 41-Scott Geesey; 6. 55c-Chad Criswell; 7. 75-Kenny Edkin; 8. 58-Paul Miller; 9. 222-Jay Fannasy; 10. 59-Steve Wilbur; 11. 30-Scott Dellinger; 12. 99-Chad Smith; 13. 19-Devin Beidel; 14. 20w-Davey Walsh; 15. 32J-Justin Foster; 16. 11s-John Stoll, Jr.; 17. 7b-Timmie Barrick (DNF); 18. 73-Kevin Gutshall (DNF); 19. 318-Teddy Thomas (DNF); 20. 91-Lanny Hake (DNF); 21. 8-Rich Eichelberger (DNF); 22. 11-Steve Fannasy (DNF); 23. 14-Nate Young (DNF); 24. 56-Jake Miller (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Gregg Foster (1-6), Russ Mitten (7-25)

Sportsman Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 54-Doug Dodson; 2. 7B-Timmie Barrick; 3. 59-Steve Wilbur; 4. 41-Scott Geesey; 5. 55C-Chad Criswell; 6. 32J-Justin Foster; 7. 11-Steve Fannasy; 8. 8-Rich Eichelberger; 9. 73-Kevin Gutshall. Time – 2:35.22

Sportsman Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 75-Kenny Edkin; 2. 3B-Mike Enders; 3. 19-Devin Beidel; 4. 32-Gregg Foster; 5. 99C-Chad Smith; 6. 91-Lanny Hake; 7. 11S-John Stoll, Jr.; 8. 56-Jake Miller (DNF). Time – 2:37.50

Sportsman Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 30-Scott Dellinger; 2. 77-Russ Mitten; 3. 222-Jay Fannasy; 4. 20W-Davey Walsh; 5. 14-Nate Young; 6. 318-Teddy Thomas; 7. 58-Paul Miller (DNF); DNS – 18-Dave Conrad. Time – 2:38.04

Central PA Legends:

Central PA Legends Feature Finish (20 Laps) – 1. 0-Bob Stough; 2.8CR-Mason Chaney; 3. 85-Chad Earnst; 4. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 5. 15h-Harlon Leppo; 6. 18AU-Hayden Pascoe; 7. 93-Travis McClelland; 8.-91-Justin Mitchell; 9. 19-Travis Perry; 10. 18-Chris Transeau; 11. 9-Rick Hartwig; 12. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 13. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 14. 25-Cody Madison; 15. 79-Ed Trump; 16. 12J-Clint Penkoskas; 17. 82-Bryan Hayberger; 18. 22-Reed Salony; 19. 5-Scott Houdeshell; 20. 99-Wayne Welsh; 21. 53-Bill Deihl; 22. 13R-Joe Radle; 23. 82A-Shawn Abney; 24. 83-Jason Gastley

Lap Leaders – Lucas Montgomery (1-3), Mason Chaney (4-18), Bob Stough (19-20)

Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 93-Travis McClelland; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. 18AU-Hayden Pascoe; 7. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 8. 99-Wayne Welsh; 9. 82-Bryan Hayberger; 10. 82A-Shaun Abney. Time – 2:41.75

Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 91-Justin Mitchell; 2. 9-Rick Hartwig; 3. 25-Cody Madison; 4. 13-Joe Radle; 5. 83-Jason Gastley; 6. 12-Clint Penkauskas; 7. 6-Todd Rahley; 8. 8-Robert Shaw; 9. 3M-Chris McKinney; 10. 7MD-Nate Renfro (DNF). No Time

Legends Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 22-Reed Salony; 2. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 3. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 4. 0-Bob Stough; 5. 19-Travis Perry; 6. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 7. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 8. 79-Ed Trump; 9. 34-Don Harrison; 10. 48-Gary Barton. Time – 2:43.00

Legends Consolation Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 2. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 3. 99-Wayne Welsh; 4. 82-Bryan Hayberger; 5. 79-Ed Trump; 6. 82A-Shaun Abney; 7. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 8. 34-Dan Harrison; 9. 48-Gary Barton; 10. 8-Robert Shaw; 11. 6-Todd Rahley; DNS – 3M-Chris McKinney. No Time

 

 

 

 

Dewease Primed Again For Outlaws Invasion, Claims 4K Williams Grove Outlaws Tune Up

Doug Hammaker wins 358 sprints from 10th

7/15/16

Mechanicsburg – Lance Dewease served notice he is as ready now as he was in May for the impending invasion by the World of Outlaws sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night by claiming another tune up event just one week before the outlaws hit town for the Summer Nationals.

In May, Dewease won the tune up and returned a week later to thwart the outlaws at the Grove and he’s now set to defend the local turf again after his flag to flag performance on Friday night to record a $4,000 payday, the 85th victory of his career at the oval.

In the 358 sprint main, Doug Hammaker came forwart from 10th starting spot to claim his first victory of the season at the track.

Dewease earned the pole for the start of the 25-lap sprint car feature and was never tested for the victory.

The Fayetteville flyer took off when the green flag dropped with second starter Stevie Smith in tow.

The leaders hit the backmarkers on the sixth tour and Dewease moved freely around the speedway to work the traffic including an electric move on the 11th tour when he blasted right between Frankie Herr and Joe Trenca upon entering the third turn while never skipping a beat with his thread-the-needle move.

The races only caution flag unfurled with 11 laps to go, wiping out a 2.6 second lead built by Dewease over Smith.

Smith tried to stay close to Dewease on the restart but the six-time track champion steadily pulled away lap after lap to run to the win, taking the checkers by 1.4 seconds while working traffic.

Smith held off a few challenges by Greg Hodnett for the second spot with Hodnett settling for third.

Freddie Rahmer and Danny Dietrich rounded out the top five finishers.

Sixth through 10th went to Alan Krimes, Lucas Wolfe, Doug Esh, Cory Haas and Aaron Ott.

Heats went to Dewease, Wolfe and Ott.

Dewease set the fast time with a lap of 16.865 seconds and earned the pole for the main by winning the dash.

Eric Parker led from the start of the 20-lap 358 sprint main with Rich Eichelberger chasing him for the win.

Parker was stout for the first dozen laps of the race, getting away from the field before beginning to struggle in the corners during the later stages.

After starting outside the fifth row, Doug Hammaker moved into fourth with six laps to go before moving by Matt Findlay and Eichelberger for second with four laps to go.

Hammaker was running well around the inside of the speedway and used that lane to net the lead and win with three laps to go.

Parker held on for a career best Grove finish of second followed by Findlay, Chandler Leiby and Adrian Shaffer.

Sixth through 10th went to Eichelberger, Phil Walter, Kevin Nouse, Chad Trout and David Holbrook.

Heats went to Parker, Leiby and Nouse with Jared Esh taking the consolation race.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

July 15, 2016

Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Lance Dewease, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Freddie Rahmer, 5. Danny Dietrich, 6. Alan Krimes, 7. Lucas Wolfe, 8. Doug Esh, 9. Cory Haas, 10. Aaron Ott, 11. Mark Smith, 12. Brock Zearfoss, 13. Brian Montieth, 14. Matt Campbell, 15. Austin Hogue, 16. Frankie Herr, 17. Joe Trenca, 18. Troy Fraker, 19. George Streaker Jr., 20. Anthony Macri, 21. Cody Fairchok, 22. Rodney Westhafer, 23. Jay Galloway

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. 66 Doug Hammaker, 2. Eric Parker, 3. Matt Findlay, 4. Chandler Leiby, 5. Adrian Shaffer, 6. Rich Eichelberger, 7. Phil Walter, 8. Kevin Nouse, 9. Chad Trout, 10. David Holbrook, 11. Glenndon Forsythe, 12. Jordan Givler, 13. Chris Arnold, 14. Tyler Esh, 15. Troy Wagaman Jr., 16. Aaron Eichelberger, 17. Justin Whittall, 18. Brian Garland, 19. Chris Frank, 20. Brent Shearer, 21. Mark Strickler, 22. Dave Thrush, 23. Todd Reed, 24. Jared Esh

DNQ: Colt White, Brie Hershey, Dan Richcreek, Adam Lyman, Allyson Dietz, Austin Kirby, Nyle Berkes

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

12 July 2016 Steve Inch

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RETURNS WITH JEFF’S AUTO BODY & RECYCLING CENTER DRIVER & FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT THIS SATURDAY! $2,500-To-Win Features For 360 Sprints & Late Models

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The eighth annual Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Driver & Fan Appreciation Night this Saturday, July 16, at Selinsgrove Speedway will offer plenty of giveaways for race fans plus bonus money for the winners of the 360 sprint car, late model, pro stock, and roadrunner feature events. Race time is 7:30 p.m.

Jeff and Kathy Kurtz, owners of Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center in Paxinos, announced the 25-lap 360 sprint car and late model features will each pay $2,500 to win.

The 15-lap pro stock feature will pay $500 to win, while the winner of the 12-lap roadrunner feature will earn $200, courtesy of the bonus money posted by the Kurtz’s. The roadrunners will also have the makeup feature from June 4 on this Saturday’s racing card.

With track gates scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m., a limited number of general admission adults/students will receive a voucher for either a free hamburger, hot dog, french fry or slice of pizza at the speedway’s concession stands.

Ticket stubs will be used to give away 10 $100 cash prizes to fans in the stands courtesy of Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center. Event organizers will also hold a Chinese auction to distribute prizes for kids inside the main gate.

A driver autograph session will take place behind the speedway’s covered grandstand beginning at 5:30 p.m. Drivers in all divisions are invited to participate in the autograph session.

Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center, located at 5446 Snydertown Road, has been serving the Susquehanna Valley with comprehensive auto body, collision, and repair services since 1978. There’s also a recycling center at the facility where scrap metals can be disposed.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present a go kart racing program at 7 p.m. this Friday, July 15. 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 570.374.2266.

 

 

BRENT MARKS RACES TO VICTORY AT TRAIL-WAY SPEEDWAY
Track Hosts First 410 Sprint Car Show in a Decade
PA Sprint Car News | Justin Snyder
Hanover, PA| July 11, 2016

After a decade away from 410 Sprint car racing, Trail-Way Speedway returned Sunday night with one of the most exciting shows of the 2016 season. The Hanover, PA bull ring stood as the second stop of the 410 Sprint Car Shootout Series and hosted 23 contenders for the Armin Hostetter Memorial, which paid out $3500 to the winner, Brent Marks.
The Myerstown, PA native started ninth and held off a surging Brian Montieth to capture the night's "Hard Charger" Award and the 25-lap feature's checkered flag in front of a packed grandstand for his second victory of 2016.
“This race was awesome. I hope we get to run here more than once next year,” said Marks, referring to the decade-long absence of 410 racing at the track.
Tyler Ross and Justin Barger held the front row at the drop of the green flag with Barger taking an early lead, but a multi-car accident in turns one and two slowed the field before any laps were completed and brought everyone back to their original starting spots for a full restart.
Barger, who was running a cylinder down after engine issues in his heat race, took the early lead again, and Marks began his trek to the front by moving into sixth place by the completion of lap one and into the top-five the following circuit.
Another multi-car accident slowed the field with two laps completed and after the restart, Marks, driving the BAPS Auto Paints and Supply/M&M Painting and Construction #19M, used the outside line in turns three and four to pass Kyle Moody and Rodney Westhafer for the third position. Six laps later, still riding the cushion, he overtook Ross for second and began to set his sights on the leader.
Barger, making only his second career trip to the speedway since he captured the inaugural Kevin Gobrecht Memorial in 1999, began to catch lap traffic and withstood Marks attempts to pass over the next few laps before the field slowed for a caution for debris.
Barger once again got out to a quick start following the restart and set the pace over the next several laps. Meanwhile, Montieth began making his march to the front by passing Westhafer for fourth on lap 12 and getting by Ross on lap 16 for third. On lap 20, with the top three all under a blanket, Marks used a lap car to get by Barger exiting turn two to take the lead. Montieth took the runner-up spot three laps later and set up a shootout over the final two laps to the checkered flag.
Marks, who cut his teeth running micro-sprints at the 1/3 mile dirt track, was able to position a slower lap traffic car between himself and Montieth to thwart off any attempt at a pass on the final lap and capture the victory. He also took home an extra 300 dollars as the night's hard charger with the bonus check being presented by the Beer Hill Gang.
“I’m 25 and still learning, “said Marks, who recently switched to running Maxim Chassis. “I’m learning more about the car, but more importantly I’m learning more about myself.”
Barger held on for third, while Danny Dietrich charged from 11th to finish fourth, and Ross completed the top five.
The 410 Sprint Car Shootout series will conclude July 17th at Susquehanna Speedway. Coming off a 2016 Pennsylvania Speedweek championship victory, Danny Dietrich will enter the final event as the Shootout series points leader.

 

 

 

Friday July 10, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA For Immediate Release

UPCOMING EVENTS: Sat., July 15, 2016 – Late Models, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints, PAMS Mini Stocks (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.) Fri., July 8, 2016 – NO RACING Sun., July 22, 2016 – 358 Sprints, Limited Stocks, Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints, Classic Cars, 600 Micro Sprints (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

MARKS CLAIMS $3,500 TOP PRIZE & HARD CHARGER BONUS IN SPECIAL SUNDAY NIGHT TRAIL-WAY 410 SHOOTOUT FEATURE; BARD WINS 600CC MICRO-SPRINT MAIN

HANOVER, PA (7/10/2016) – “Bad ass fast.”

That’s how Myerstown’s Brent Marks described Trail-Way Speedway after winning the first 410 sprint car race in ten years at Trail-Way Speedway Sunday night. The special event was the second of three nights of racing as part of the Lincoln/Trail-Way/Susquehanna 410 Sprint Car Shootout series and paid $3,500 to win.

Marks also received the $300 hard charger bonus from the Beer Hill Gang after coming from ninth starting spot to catch race-long leader Justin Barger exiting turn two of lap 20 and holding off eighth-starting Brian Montieth by five carlengths at the end.

“I’m 25 and still learning,” added Marks after exiting his BAPS Auto Paints & Supply/M&M Painting & Construction #19M in victory lane, “I’m learning more about the car…but more importantly, I’m learning more about myself.”

A redraw for the first four finishers of each heat put Marks on the inside of row five for the start. He advanced past Montieth for sixth by the end of the first lap, drove around both Kyle Moody and Rodney Westhafer for third on lap three, took second from Tyler Ross on lap eight, and then tracked down Barger for the lead 12 laps later.

Montieth took the runner-up spot from Barger on lap 23 and quickly closed on Marks. But the former micro-sprint driver with Trail-Way experience used a lapped car to block the lap 24 challenge of Montieth, scoring his first career Trail-Way 410 sprint win.

Third through fifth were Barger (who had won in his only other Trail-Way appearance in the inaugural Kevin Gobrecht Memorial 17 years ago), 11th-starting Danny Dietrich, and Ross. Sixth through tenth were Westhafer, J.B. Cunningham (in a 358 sprint car), Kyle Moody, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., and Glenndon Forsythe.

“This race was awesome,” said Marks of the 410 sprinters’ first appearance at Trail-Way since July 16, 2006, “I hope they run here more than once next year.”

Qualifiers for the 23 “410” sprint cars were won by Steve Owings, Marks, and Westhafer.

Mike Bittinger was the Hoosier Tire hard luck award winner when he spun on the back stretch and dropped from the field on lap nine of the feature.

The 410 Sprint Car “Shootout” series concludes next Sunday night, July 17th, at Susquehanna Speedway. Danny Dietrich will enter the final “Shootout” race as the series points leader.

Garrett Bard of Wells Tannery, PA drove to the win in night number two of the 600cc micro-sprint Linda’s Speedway/Trail-Way/Path Valley Shootout series.

Bard started eighth and took the lead from Travis Scott on a lap nine restart, driving away to a 3.12-second win. Scott, Brad Weber, hard charger Hayden Miller (who came from 21st starting spot), and Trail-Way points leader Jim Young completed the top five.

Heats for the micros were won by Young, Scott, and Dylan Norris (his first ever TW checkered flag).

The 600 micro “Shootout” series ends at Path Valley Speedway this coming Saturday night.

Next Friday, July 15th, Trail-Way is back in action with the 358 Late Models. Joining the Late Models will be the Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints and the PAMS Mini Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with heats beginning at 7:45 p.m.

The following Friday night, July 22nd, Trail-Way Speedway will host the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprint Cars along with the Limited Stocks, Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints, 600 Micro Sprints and Classic Cars. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with heats beginning at 7:45 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 flag.

Friday July 10, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA For Immediate Release

410 SPRINT CAR SHOOTOUT (RACE #2)

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 19M-Brent Marks(Hard Charger); 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 5B-Justin Barger; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 5R-Tyler Ross; 6. 44-Rodney Westhafer; 7. 39C-J.B. Cunningham; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody; 9. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 10. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 11. 8-Billy Dietrich; 12. 69-Dwight Leppo; 13. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 14. 27G-Jay Gallaway; 15. 39M-Anthony Macri; 16. 35-Steve Owings; 17. 22T-Matt Boland; 18. 83-Cody Fairchok(DNF); 19. 12-Mike Bittinger(DNF); 20. 00-Chris Frank(DNF); 21. 30-Seth Kearchner(DNF); 22. 51-Karl Baker(DNF); 23. 10-Zach Euculano(DNF). No Time.

Lap Leaders: Justin Barger (1-19); Brent Marks (20-25).

410 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 39C-J.B. Cunningham; 4. 27G-Jay Galloway; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 30-Seth Kearchner; 7. 22T-Matt Boland; 8. 51-Karl Baker. Time- 2:25.97

410 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 19M-Brent Marks; 2. 5R-Tyler Ross; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 69-Dwight Leppo; 6. 39M-Anthony Macri; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 10-Zach Euculano. Time- 2:23.25

410 Sprint Heat 3 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 44-Rodney Westhafer; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 5B- Justin Barger; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 6. 83-Cody Fairchok; 7. 12-Mike Bittinger(DNF).

600 MICRO SPRINT SHOOTOUT (RACE #2)

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 95-Garrett Bard; 2. 07-Travis Scott; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 11H-Hayden Miller (Hard Charger); 5. 8-Jim Young; 6. 880-Kameron Morral; 7. 14K-Hannah Riser; 8. 42K-Travis Keiser; 9. 11A-Austin Bishop; 10. 39-Anthony Macri; 11. 00-Christian Reed; 12. 29-Daniel Bair; 13. 17E-Dylan Norris; 14. 36-Danny Braun; 15. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 16. 44S-Steve Whary(DNF); 17. 14T-Tyler Walton(DNF); 18. 22-Nash Ely(DNF); 19. 10S-Ronald Helmick(DNF); 20. 4R-Zane Rudisill(DNF); 21. 71-Tyler Leese(DNS); 22. 5R-Ron Lewis(DNS).

Lap Leaders: Travis Scott (1-8); Garrett Bard (9-20).

600 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 8-Jim Young; 2. 44S-Steve Whary; 3. 14K-Hannah Riser; 4. 00-Christian Reed; 5. 42K-Travis Keiser; 6. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 7. 71-Tyler Leese; 8. 4R-Zane Rudisill(DNF). Time- 2:08.50.

600 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 07-Travis Scott; 2. 17-Brad Weber; 3. 95-Garrett Bard; 4. 29-Daniel Bair; 5. 880-Kameron Morral; 6. 11A-Austin Bishop; 5R-Ron Lewis(DNS). Time- 2:05.44.

600 Micro Heat 3 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 17E-Dylan Norris; 2. 39-Anthony Macri; 3. 11H-Hayden Miller; 4. 36-Danny Braun; 5. 14T-Tyler Walton(DNF); 6. 22-Nash Ely(DNF); 7. 10S-Ronald Helmick(DNF).

 

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Living Legends Dream Race Honorees Announced

Wolfe and Zemaitis’ to be feted

7/10/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway has announced its 2016 Living Legend Honorees slated to be feted at the upcoming Living Legends Dream Race coming up on Saturday, August 6.

Taking the honors this season will be one-time track champion Randy Wolfe, who recorded his only Port Royal crown in 1982.

Along the way the Mechanisburg driver put together a total of 17 sprint car wins at the historic oval, currently ranking him 16th on the oval all time win list, tied with Fred Rahmer and Elmer Ruby.

Joining Wolfe as a Living Legend this year will be decades-long car owner John and Pee Wee Zemaitis of Tower City.

The Zemaitis’, owners of the famed Zemco No. 1 sprint car, recorded their most recent track title in 2015 with Lucas Wolfe at the wheel.

Mark Smith also took a crown for the couple back in 2005.

The 2016 Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprints will again be a huge event offering a total one-night sprint car purse of over $55,000.

The A Main will again be 35-laps in distance with twin 16-lap semi mains setting the A Main field. Both semi mains will again carry full payoffs worth nearly $10,000 each.

The super late models will also be on the Dream Race program.

More details about this big Port Royal event are in the offing.

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UFO Late Models Return For Port Royal Renninger Memorial Sept. 3

Port Royal - Despite recently announcing a ceasing of operations, a great outpouring of support for its continuation has prompted the UFO Late Model Championship Series to return for a short stint of races coming up later this season.

And one of those races will be the annual, prestigious Butch Renninger Memorial at Port Royal Speedway, slated to kickoff the Juniata County Fair on Saturday, September 3.

Sanctioned by the UFO Championship Four-track Challenge Series, the Renninger Memorial for super late models will again go 33-laps in distance and pay $3,333 to win and $300 to start.

More details about the continuation of the 2016 UFO Super Late Models Challenge Series and the four-track event will be forthcoming.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

HJ Towing & Recovery 358 Sprint Chshp. Announced At Williams Grove Speedway

September 16 event pays $2,500 to win 25-lap main

7/10/16

Mechanicsburg – One of if not the biggest event for 358 sprint cars in the history of Williams Grove Speedway has been announced for Friday night, September 16, 2016.

Staged will be the HJ Towing and Recovery 358 Sprint Car Championship, paying a hefty $2,500 to the winner and $250 just to start.

The special event for the 358 sprint cars will be 25-laps in distance.

In order to be eligible to compete in the big event, drivers must have competed in at least two Williams Grove 358 sprint car races during the 2016 season, prior to the September 16 event.

Heats and the feature will be handicapped based on combined average points from the 2016 Central PA 358 Sprint Point Series.

The 410 sprint cars will also be on the big Friday night racing card.

As part of the special race, race sponsor and presenter HJ Towing and Recovery will supply free hot dogs to the first 250 paying general admission fans on the night.

The huge event for the 358 sprint cars is sure to attract a host of drivers, many of which compete throughout the area on varying nights.

Mark your calendars now to catch this fall classic for the 358 sprint cars 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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Whelen/Glick Juniata Co. EMS Event Has Late Model Tri Star Sizzler Sat. At Port Royal

Super late models race in 30-lap, $12,000 total purse event plus 410 and 305 sprints!

Dozens of fire and rescue apparatus on display with fire truck rides and parade too!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

7/10/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present Whelen Engineering/Glick Fire Equipment Juniata County Fire & Rescue EMS Night this Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 pm featuring The Tri Star Sizzler for super late models paying $3,000 to win the 30-lap feature.

Also on the racing card will be the 410 sprints and the 305 sprint cars including a make-up 305 sprint feature held over from May.

The Tri Star Sizzler is promising to be a huge event for the super late models with a total purse of over $12,000 on the line including $3,000 to win, $1,500 for second, $1,000 for third, $350 for 10th and $215 just to start.

Passing points will be used in the late model heat races to set the feature lineup with Delaware-style restarts used throughout the event.

Fire and rescue equipment and apparatuses from across Juniata County will be on display prior to and during the racing event with a parade around the speedway, taking place during intermission.

Kids fire ruck rides around the fairgrounds will take place beginning at 5:30 pm.

Glick Fire Equipment of Bird In Hand will bring in over a half-dozen pieces of new, state of the art fire fighting equipment for display at the race as part of a Glick Fire Equipment road show.

Glick Fire Equipment is one of the areas leading fire and rescue equipment suppliers and dealers, specializing in Pierce brand fire engines.

Whelen Engineering is a “Manufactured in the USA company” employing 1,300-plus people.

Whelen has been manufacturing Emergency lights and Sirens supporting all public safety services since 1953, represented locally by Kevin Walker since 1997.

The 305 sprints will compete in a full racing program plus another full feature event that was postponed by rain in May.

The 410 sprints will also compete in a full racing program including heats and a 25-lap main event.

Gates open at 5:30 pm with racing slated for 7:30 pm.

Adult general admission is $17 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at just $7.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

Sprints Tune Up For Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week

410 and 358 sprints on Friday racing card, Summer Nationals Next Week!

7/10/16

Mechanicsburg – The Pennsylvania Posse sprint cars and stars will tune up for the World of Outlaws Summer Nationals this Friday night at Williams Grove speedway, joined by the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints.

Racing action on Friday begins at 8 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete in the tune up program in an effort to ready for the upcoming July 22 and 23 invasion by the outlaws for the Summer Nationals.

The sprint car feature will pay $4,000 to win with time trials setting the heat lineups.

Friday’s program for the sprint cars will be another event in the 2016 Diamond Series of races at Williams Grove.

Greg Hodnett leads Danny Dietrich in the 2016 Diamond Series point standings by just 10 markers.

Adult general admission for the show is $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10.

Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove Speedway!

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 on Friday will go to the Northern York High School cheerleaders.

A blood drive will be held outside the front gate of the speedway from 5 – 9 pm with donors receiving a $10 gift certificate to the historic speedway.

The Craftsman World of Outlaws sprint cars return to the Cumberland County oval for the tours second Williams Grove stand of the season on July 22 and 23 for the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals.

Friday’s outlaws program will pay $8,000 to the winner while Saturday’s finale offers a posted $20,000 winner’s share plus another $5,000 to the winner as laurels in the rescheduled Morgan Cup presented by NAPA/NGK.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

 9 July 2016 By Michael Batz

KELLER SCORES SECOND 360 SPRINT CAR WIN OF SEASON; RINE NOTCHES 101st CAREER LATE MODEL VICTORY; SHOOP & BISSINGER TAKE PRO STOCK & ROADRUNNER CHECKERS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Cody Keller of Selinsgrove has had a roller coaster of a season in the Newville Family of Companies 360 Sprint Cars. Keller won the season opener at Selinsgrove Speedway in April, but has been plagued with mechanical issues since that victory.

Keller changed all that Saturday night and took advantage of his fifth-place starting spot to get to second in a hurry at the start of the 25-lap feature at the wheel of the Keller’s Auto Body No. 99.

Colby Womer had driven to a two second lead in the time it took Keller to get to second. Womer, who was running a 358 engine in search of the 358 bonus money led until lap 13 when Keller was able to make the winning pass.

Keller immediately began to pull away from what quickly developed into a battle for second between Womer and TJ Stutts. Stutts and Mark Smith moved into podium positions as lap 20 went onto the board. Both began to reel in the race leader Keller.

Keller started to catch lap traffic on lap 22 and Stutts drove almost to his rear bumper. Both were clear of the traffic on the start of lap 24 when the white flag was in the air. Stutts made one last run deep into turn three, but Keller used the momentum off the high side of the race track to take the win in the non-stop feature event.

Stutts was second followed by the point leader Mark Smith. Womer was the highest finishing 358 Sprint in fourth with Troy Betts rounding out the top five. Jason Shultz was sixth followed by Michael Walter, Derek Locke, Davie Franek, and Ryan Kissinger. Colby Womer, Michael Walter, and Mallie Shuster were all first time heat winners for the 2016 season for the 360 Sprinters. The night’s IBEW Local 1319 Electrical Union hard charger was Smith.

Hayes Mattern looked to be a lock for the win in the Jeff's Auto Body and Recycling Center 25-lap Late Model feature as he had a five second lead on lap 20. Mattern got into the second turn wall and his race ended on lap 21 handing the race lead over to Derrick Casner.

Casner was in search of his first win in the Late Models while the new runner up Jeff Rine looked for his 101st victory at the speedway. Casner run the inside line for all its worth on the remaining laps but opened the door for Rine off of turn four coming to the white flag.

Rine grabbed the first spot and held it for the final trip leading only one full lap the entire race. Rine took the win over Luke Hoffner, Chad Hollenbeck, Jason Smith, and Steve Campbell. Danny Snyder was sixth followed by Donnie Schick, Matt Cochran, Tim Wilson, and Austin Berry. Danny Snyder, Tony Adams, and Jeff Rine all claimed heat race wins.

Bill Conrad took the lead early in the A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock feature race. Conrad led until Andrew Shoop snuck by out of turn four to take the race lead for good. Two-time winner AJ Hoffman worked his way into the runner up spot but never caught the race leader and eventual winner Shoop of Mifflintown.

Tommy Slanker took over third on lap nine and stayed there until the checkered flag. Brad Mitch and John Troxell rounded out the top five finishers. Sixth through tenth went to Conrad, Nate Stroup, Matt Wilson, Brandon Moser, and Matt Hornberger. Heat race wins were taken by Slanker, Mitch, and Hoffman.

Keith Bissinger of Orangeville returned to victory lane at Selinsgrove Speedway in the A&A Auto Stores Roadrunners. It was Bissinger's first win of the season while point leader and two-time winner Dustin Snook kept him honest coming to the checkered flag.

Snook dove under Bissinger in the final corner coming to the checkered flag. Bissinger had just enough to hold off Snook who finished in second. Brian Johnson was third and right on the leader's heels coming to the checkered flag. Tom Underwood and Butch Shaffer finished inside the top five as well.

Selinsgrove Speedway will present the annual Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Driver & Fan Appreciation Night at 7:30 Saturday, July 16, featuring the 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m. The roadrunners will also run the makeup feature from June 4.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 9 July 2016 360 Sprint Cars – 20 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 99K Cody Keller 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 1 Mark Smith 4) 19 Colby Womer 5) 22 Troy Betts 6) 29 Jason Shultz 7) 33 Michael Walter 8) 77 Derek Locke 9) 28F Davie Franek 10) 66 Ryan Kissinger 11) 1W Eric Tomecek 12) 5G Curt Michael 13) 39 Eric Parker 14) 00 Chris Frank 15) C4 Jim Shuster 16) 83 Cody Fairchok 17) 2T Michael Thomas 18) 706 Mark Sasso 19) 19 Mallie Shuster 20) 76 Larry Kelleher Heat Winners: Colby Womer, Michael Walter, Mallie Shuster Late Models – 23 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 15 Luke Hoffner 3) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 4) 28 Jason Smith 5) 2C Steve Campbell 6) 4S Danny Snyder 7) 6 Donnie Schick 8) 16 Matt Cochran 9) 3 Tim Wilson 10) 86 Austin Berry 11) 33C Chris Casner 12) 33 Derrick Casner 13) 9 Hayes Mattern 14) 7M Meade Hahn 15) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 16) 88 Tony Adams 17) 27 Jim Yoder 18) D77 Dick Houtz 19) 1 Gene Knaub 20) 99 Steve Stitt 21) 63 Nathan Long 22) 24J Jon Rohacevich 23) 10 Dave Stamm Heat Winners: Danny Snyder, Jeff Rine, Tony Adams Pro Stocks – 20 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) S8 Andrew Shoop 2) 6C AJ Hoffman 3) 40 Tommy Slanker 4) 10M Brad Mitch 5) 55T John Troxell 6) 14C Bill Conrad 7) 26 Nate Stroup 8) 83 Matt Wilson 9) 8M Brandon Moser 10) 88 Matt Hornberger 11) 71 Kurt Wray 12) 99 Peanut Heintzelman 13) 4 Jim Payne 14) 89 John Schoch 15) 28J Jeff Ceballo 16) 55 Lori Croop 17) 8K Jeremy Kline 18) 28C Dan Condo 19) 33 Curtis Lawton 20) 11 Jake Buck Heat Winners: Tommy Slanker, Brad Mitch, AJ Hoffman Roadrunners – 7 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: 1) 11B Keith Bissinger 2) 15 Dustin Snook 3) 201 Brian Johnson 4) 12 Tom Underwood 5) 7 Butch Shaffer 6) 1 Smith Cope 7) 28 Miranda Minium

 

 

SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

TYLER REESER SCORES SECOND SUSQUEHANNA 305 SPRINT CAR WIN Randy Christine, Jr. Gets First LM win: Road Warrior Finish Unofficial

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 7/9/16

Putting yourself into the right position to take advantage is a big part of racing.

Tyler Reeser was in the right place at the right time in Saturday night’s PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint car feature at Susquehanna Speedway and parked his No. 5T sprint car in victory lane.

As the 305 Sprint cars lined up for a last lap restart, leader Dave Brown’s race car did not come up to power as Reeser and two other cars drove by and it was Reeser who was able to bring it under the checkered flag for his second win of the season at the York Haven oval.

Stephanie Dodson led the first lap of the 25-lap 305 Sprint car main before giving way to fellow front row starter Brown. Brown held the point through numerous caution periods and was the leader when the field went under yellow on the 24th lap.

Unfortunately for Brown, the win wasn’t meant to be following the restart as he faded to fourth behind winner Reeser, of Orwigsburg, runner-up John Martin and third place finisher Ken Duke. Kyle Ganoe completed the top five finishers after starting 12th.

Rounding out the top ten were 13th starting Drew Ritchey, John Barnett, one-time winner Jaremi Hanson, Colby Dice and 20th starter Cale Reigle.

Heats for the 31 305 Sprint cars were won by Dave Grube, Hanson and Dice while Scott Lutz was the consolation winner.

Polesitter Dan Zechman led the first 21 laps of the 358 Late Model feature before giving way to Manchester’s Randy Christine, Jr. on lap 22.

Once out front, Christine, who started seventh, was never seriously challenged as he picked up his first win of the 2016 season over Zechman, Steve Billet, Travis Mease and Jake Jones as Ralph Morgan, Jr., Dave Latsha, Cameron Benyou, Sam Rial and Daulton Bigler completed the top ten finishers.

Billet, Benyou and Morgan were heat race winners for the 22 cars pitside.

The Road Warrior feature was under review with final results expected to be released on Monday.

The track was hit by a hard rain shower during hot laps, resulting in a one hour delay.

Drivers went through the stands to collect money for injured 305 Sprint car driver Jake Waters and were able to collect $2,056 from the Susquehanna Speedway crowd. Waters was critically burned last weekend at a race at another area speedway and has undergone several skin grafts.

Susquehanna Speedway will return to action Sunday night, July 17 as the BAPS Auto Paints and Coatings 410 Sprint Series returns for its fourth event of the season on Eichelbergers U-Pull-It Night. The 410 Sprint car event will also be the final leg in the Lincoln/Trailway/Susquehanna Shootout. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints. Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM. There will be No Racing on Saturday, July 16.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results and follow Susquehanna Speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RESULTS 7/9/16

PASS/IMCA 305 SPRINTS (25 LAPS) 1. Tyler Reeser, 2. John Martin, 3. Ken Duke, 4. Dave Brown, 5. Kyle Ganoe, 6. Drew Ritchey, 7. John Barnett, 8. Jaremi Hanson, 9. Colby Dice, 10. Cale Reigle, 11. Dave Grube, 12, Ian Detwiler, 13. Zach Newlin, 14. Billy Ney, 15. Scott Lutz, 16. Jay Krout, 17. Dale Schweikart, 18. Rick Stief, 19. Stephanie Dodson, 20. Cody Hackenberry, 21. Scott Ellerman, 22. Ryan Lynn, 23. Donnie Hendershot, 24. Alex Potosky. Did Not Qualify: Erin Statler, Kassidy Kreitz, John Boardlemay, Brandon McGough, Brandt Cook, Kyle Lloyd, Randy Kaylor.

 

 

 

Saturday, July 9, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., July 16, 2016 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT: 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Central PA Legends

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - NO RACING

Saturday, July 30, 2016 (7:30 PM) - PEPSI NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and 358 Late Models (York County Racing Club Night)

HODNETT CLAIMS 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL, KRIMES WINS FIRST NIGHT OF LINCOLN/TRAIL-WAY/SUSQUEHANNA 410 SPRNT SHOOTOUT;

Trey Hivner scores first career 358 sprint car win; Fred Cullum All-American Outlaw victor

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/9/2016 – Greg Hodnett added to his Central PA point series lead with his fourth Lincoln of the year and Alan Krimes scored his first checkered flag of the year and 17th career Lincoln win in the high-paying Pigeon Hills sprint car double features Saturday night.

STERNER MEMORIAL COMPLETION

Hodnett picked up where he left off back on April 30th in claiming the $6,900 top prize in the 33-lap Weldon Sterner Memorial for 410 sprinters. The northeast’s leading feature winner started fourth after drawing the four-pill for the inversion at the front of the field.

Polesitter Danny Dietrich led the first 16 laps from the pole before his motor went sour. Hodnett slid under the Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Hickory Run Orchards/Weikert’s Livestock #48 exiting turn four of lap 17, and drove away to a 1.34-second win.

“We knew that with Danny starting up front, he was going to be really tough. He’s been tough here all year. We were just fortunate enough to squeak on by,” said Hodnett after scoring his 17th overall win of 2016, “We can’t complain at all about this year. We come out and do the best we can every night, and fortunately for us, the crew keeps plugging away and giving me really good race cars. Again, I’m not the most comfortable here at Lincoln, but they give me really good race cars and even I can win I guess.”

Dietrich crossed second, followed by Alan Krimes, Freddie Rahmer, and Lucas Wolfe. Sixth through tenth were 11th-starting Brian Montieth, Ryan Smith, Brandon Rahmer, Jim Siegel, and Robbie Kendall.

Heats for the originally scheduled April 30th Sterner Memorial were won by Hodnett, Siegel, and Kendall. Fast time in time trials over the 29-car field on April 30th was Hodnett in the lelands.com/Trone Outdoor Advertising #27, who set a new one-lap track record time of 12.577-seconds (107.339 MPH). That same April 30th night, the fastest three cars had eclipsed the old track record of 12.719 seconds held by Lucas Wolfe from 2015.

REGULARLY SCHEDULED SHOW

Alan Krimes took home the $4,000 winner’s share after winning the regularly-scheduled show, which was night number-one of the Lincoln/Trail-Way/Susquehanna 410 Sprint Car Shootout.

Ryan led the first 23 laps from his pole position, before the Wayne Corini CPA/Abe Service Company #87 slid under Smith for the race-winning pass in heavy lapped traffic exiting turns three and four of the 24th lap.

“I saw Hodnett was making up ground on the bottom, and I figured it was going to lay rubber sometime during the feature,” said the 2014 Lincoln champ and current points leader in victory lane, “It was just a matter of moving down at the right time and finding it. Adam was down there, too, and we were running the 94 down. Those two guys got to racing and that’s what I needed. They slid each other and I could really gain on them when they were doing that. I finally got him after the caution came out.”

“Ryan’s a good racer and he moved down and got away from me a little bit,” said Krimes, “But when we got lapped cars, he tried to go around one of them and I was close enough with a real small strip of rubber there. He missed it and started humming, and that was opening I needed to sneak back by him.”

Krimes pulled away from Smith to take the checkered flag 1.44 seconds ahead of the Warko #94. Third through fifth were Hodnett, Adam Wilt, and Danny Dietrich.

Rounding out the top ten were Cory Haas, Tim Wagaman, Freddie Rahmer, Jim Siegel, and Scott Fisher.

Heats for the 32 410 Sprints on hand for the regularly scheduled show were won by Haas, Smith, Krimes, and Gerard McIntyre, Jr. winning the consolation.

Fast time in time trials for the regularly scheduled show was set again by Hodnett with a one-lap time of 13.433-seconds (100.499 MPH).

358 SPRINTS

For the fourth time this year, Lincoln saw a first-time 358 sprint car career winner, as rookie Trey Hivner of Hanover grabbed the lead from polesitter and race-long leader Brian Allman on lap 15 and score the 1.69-second win.

Third through fifth behind Hivner and Allman were Tyler Esh, Dalton Dietrich, and 11th-starting Matt Campbell.

Heats for the 34 358 Sprints on hand were won by CJ Tracy, Esh, Chris Arnold, and Adrian Shaffer, with Doug Hammaker winning the consolation.

ALL AMERICAN OUTLAWS

Fred Cullum took advantage of an 18th-lap caution to close onto the back bumper of race-long leader Bryan Green and make the race-winning pass on the restart following the event’s only caution flag.

Green settled for second, with Justin Cullum, Jim Minter, and Tim Fake completing the top five.

Heats for the 13 All American Outlaws were won by Green and Fred Cullum.

Next Saturday night, July 16th, Lincoln Speedway will host the annual JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT featuring the 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Central PA Legends. Gates will open at 5:30 PM, with racing 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 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.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, July 9, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

Sterner Memorial 410 Sprint Feature Finish (33 Laps) – 1. 27-Greg Hodnett ($6,900); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 6. 69-Brian Montieth; 7. 94-Ryan Smith; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 9. 59-Jim Siegel; 10. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 11. 11C-Cory Haas; 12. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 13. 8-Billy Dietrich; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 75-Nicole Bower; 16. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 17. 99M-Kyle Moody (DNF); 18. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 19. 1X-Chad Trout (DNF); 20. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF); 21. 4-Tim Glatfelter (DNF); 22. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF); 23. 35-Steve Owings (DNF); 24. 15-Adam Wilt (DNF). No Time

Sterner Memorial Lap Leaders – Danny Dietrich (1-16), Greg Hodnett (17-33)

April 30th Heat Winners – Greg Hodnett, Jim Siegel, Robbie Kendall

April 30th Time Trials (fast time) - Greg Hodnett, 12.577 seconds (107.339 MPH)(NEW 1-LAP TRACK RECORD)

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH (30 Laps) – 1. 87-Alan Krimes ($4,000); 2. 94-Ryan Smith; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 9. 59-Jim Siegel; 10. 21T-Scott Fisher; 11. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 12. 5-Tyler Ross; 13. 21-Brian Montieth; 14. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 15. 99M-Kyle Moody; 16. 1X-Chad Trout; 17. 75-Nicole Bower; 18. 52-Austin Hogue; 19. 39-Anthony Macri; 20. 10K-Joe Kata; 21. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 22. 1-Lucas Wolfe (DNF); 23. 22-Matt Boland (DNF); 24. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ryan Smith (1-23), Alan Krimes (24-30)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 1X-Chad Trout; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; DNS – 35-Steve Owings. Time – 2:09.64

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 94-Ryan Smith; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 4. 5-Tyler Ross; 5. 39-Anthony Macri; 6. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 7. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF); 8. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 4. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 5. 22T-Matt Boland; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 12-Mike Bittinger; 8. 15M-Bobby Mazingo (DNF). Time – 2:08.338

410 Sprint Heat Four Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 15-Adam Wilt; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 75-Nicole Bower; 7. 4-John Rudisill; 8. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF). Time – 2:11.378

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (8 laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 3. 75-Nicole Bower; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 45-Kevin Nagy; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 12-Mike Bittinger; 8. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 9. 15M-Bobby Mazingo. Time – 2:12.235

Time Trials - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.433 seconds (100.499 MPH); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.519; 3. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.573; 4. 2w-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.663; 5. 11c-Cory Haas, 13.690; 6. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.706; 7. 1*-Tim Wagaman, 13.725; 8. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.743; 9. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.754; 10. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.762; 11. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.836; 12. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.854; 13. 1x-Chad Trout, 13.857; 14. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.899; 15. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.934; 16. 75-Nicole Bower, 13.971; 17. 21T-Scott Fisher, 13.979; 18. 5-Tyler Ross, 14.000; 19. 16-Gerard McIntyre,Jr., 14.016; 20. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 14.023; 21. 99m-Kyle Moody, 14.103; 22. 45-Kevin Nagy, 14.136; 23. 22T-Matt Boland, 14.139; 24. 52-Austin Hogue, 14.149; 25. 35-Steve Owings, 14.249; 26. 39-Anthony Macri, 14.382; 27. 12-Mike Bittinger, 14.467; 28. 4-John Rudisill, 14.592; 29. 74-Dwayne Gutshall, 14.909; 30. 10K-Joe Kata III, 14.988; 31. 15m-Bobby Mazingo, 15.343; 32. 91-David Quackenbush, NT.

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH (20 Laps) – 1. 7-Trey Hivner; 2. 5A-Brian Allman; 3. 35-Tyler Esh; 4. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 5. 16-Matt Campbell; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 119-Chandler Leiby; 8. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 9. 21-CJ Tracy; 10. 66-Doug Hammaker; 11. 91-Brie Hershey; 12. 12-Brent Shearer; 13. 90-Jordon Givler; 14. 23-Chris Arnold; 15. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 16. 28-Matt Findley; 17. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 18. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 19. 38-Mark Strickler; 20. 4R-Tyler Walton (DNF); 21. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF); 22. 14C-Dave Carlberg (DNF); 23. 21X-Kyle Abrahims (DNF); 24. 5-Phil Walter (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Brian Allman (1-14), Trey Hivner (15-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 21-CJ Tracy; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 5A-Brian Allman; 4. 90-Jordan Givler; 5. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 6. 4R-Tyler Walton; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins; 8. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; DNS – 23J-Jake Eldreth. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 4. 12-Brent Shearer; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; DNS – 45W-Colt White. Time – 2:12.43

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 23-Chris Arnold; 2. 7-Trey Hivner; 3. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 4. 91-Brie Hershey; 5. 14C-Dave Carlberg; 6. 30-Jared Esh; 7. 15S-Shai Morris; 8. 64-Randy Whisler; DNS – 22T-Dave Thrush. Time – 2:14.75

358 Sprint Heat Four Finish (8 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 2. 5-Phil Walter; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 7. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 8. 66-Doug Hammaker. Time – 2:15.87

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (8 laps/4 qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 4R-Tyler Walton; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 5. 15S-Shai Morris; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 30-Jared Esh; 8. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 9. 64-Randy Whisler; 10. 13-Ryan Higgins; DNS – 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh, 23J-Jake Eldreth. No Time

All American Outlaws:

ALL AMERICAN OUTLAW FEATURE FINISH (20 Laps) – 1. 59-Fred Cullum; 2. 99-Bryan Green; 3. 95-Justin Cullum; 4. 28-Jim Minter; 5. 100-Tim Fake; 6. 8-Jeff McCaully; 7. 66-Scott Jorda; 8. 01-Brad Alexander; 9. 13-Gary Moreland, Sr.; 10. 53-Tony Jorda; 11. 6-Randy Doty; 12. 55-Denny Gross; DNS – 23-Danny Holmes. No Time

Lap Leaders – Bryan Green (1-17), Fred Cullum (18-20)

All American Outlaw Heat One Finish (6 laps) - 1. 99-Bryan Green; 2. 8-Jeff McCaully; 3. 66-Scott Jorda; 4. 6-Randy Doty; 5. 13M-Gary Moreland, Sr.; 6. 53-Tony Jorda; 7. 01-Brad Alexander. No Time

All American Outlaw Heat Two Finish (6 laps) - 1. 59-Fred Cullum; 2. 95-Justin Cullum; 3. B28-Jim Minter; 4. 100-Tim Fake; 5. 23-Danny Holmes; 6. 55-Denny Gross. No Time

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Esh Wins Port Royal Sprint Car Barnburner Over Marks, Yoder Wires For Late Models

Ranck and Zook win stock cars

Sprint Drivers Swing For Fences In Thrilling Event!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

7/9/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Doug Esh of Lancaster turned back the challenges of Brent Marks to win the 25-lap sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night in a high-wire performance that found the front runners bouncing off of the fences to pick up the payday.

Dylan Yoder of Selinsgrove wired the field for a win in the 22-lap super late model main, besting point leader Andy Haus for his second oval win of the season.

Elsewhere, Harold Ranck Jr. scored his first ever win in the econo late model division while Jason Zook won his first of the season in the xtreme stock division.

The barnburner of a sprint car feature found Esh and Marks sharing the front row for the start of the main event and Esh took command when the green unfurled.

On a lightning-fast extreme top groove, the front-runners of Esh, Marks, Ryan Taylor and James McFadden entered the rear of the field on just the fourth lap before the races first caution flag fell with six laps completed.

Another yellow flag with nine laps away again bunched the field however the final 16 laps would go non-stop with thrilling moves and saves the name of the game by Esh, Marks, Taylor and McFadden.

With the circling of every tour both Esh and Marks tried to go higher and higher around the speedplant only to each spend their fair share of time meeting the outside wall in the first and second turns.

Esh was first to clout the outside wall in the second turn and ride it just briefly before regaining his composure.

Marks took his shot at the outside fence next but perhaps Taylor got he biggest chunk of the steel as he hopped along the biggest part of the fence in the same corners before dropping back down to stay under power.

Meanwhile McFadden was swooping high and low around the track, pulling what he later described as “quarter-mile moves on a half-mile racetrack,” to contend for the top spots.

Esh was the class of the field despite his brushes with defeat and that included three stabs by Marks for the win.

With under 10 laps to go, Marks got close enough to pull a daring slide job attempt in the first and second turns only to see Esh overcome using his momentum.

But not to be outdone, Marks came down off of the top as he blasted onto the backchute and while Esh went to the outside of a lapped car, Marks swerved left and went three-wide with Esh and the backmarker as the trio raced past the scoreboard.

Marks tried to beat Esh into the corner on the low side heading into turn three but Esh slammed into the corner first to thwart the effort.

Moments later, Esh nearly crashed out while putting Trenton Schaeffer a lap down in the first turn after the pair made contact with Esh hopping over Schaeffer’s left front.

All the top drivers raced on the ragged edge all the way to the finish with McFadden perhaps pulling off the most brazen moves during the last eight laps to finally get by Taylor for third and his first podium finish since taking over the reigns of the Highland’s No. 3 machine.

Esh’s margin of victory for his first oval win of the season was .652 seconds over Marks, McFadden, Taylor and Brock Zearfoss.

Sixth through 10th went to Curt Stroup, Dylan Cisney, Blane Heimbach, Mike Wagner and Kody Lehman.

Heats went to Stroup and Taylor with Cisney setting overall fast time with a lap of 17.466 seconds.

Dylan Yoder took the lead from the second starting spot when the super late model main began and he would drive uncontested to the win going away.

Trent Brenneman chased Yoder in second for the first 11 laps before fifth starter Haus was able to drive by for the spot.

But Brenneman did challenge to reclaim the position only to later finish a solid third.

Yoder pulled away consistently during all 22 laps, pulling out to a final margin of 8.402 seconds at the finish while lapping up to 10th place on the field.

Coleby Frye was fourth at the finish followed by Dan Stone, who started on the pole.

Sixth through 10th went to Billy Wampler, Gary Stuhler, Mike Lupfer, Jason Schmidt and Rick Singleton.

Heats went to Frye, Yoder and Stone with Dave Brouse Jr. claiming the consolation race.

Brenneman set fast time with a lap of 19.008 seconds.

Harold Ranck Jr. would lead all 15 laps of the econo late model main to win over Ryan Walls.

Walls got around Chase Bowsman for second on the ninth tour.

Tim Krape finished third, taking the spot on the 10th tour.

Shaun Miller and Tim Fedder completed the top five.

Heats went to Fedder and Bowsman.

Jason Zook scored his first xtreme stock feature of the season, wiring the field for his win.

Bill Powell started fifth and took second from Deron Henry on the 11th circuit.

Kevin Imes finished third followed by Austin Johnson and Charlie Bryner.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

7/9/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Doug Esh, 2. Brent Marks, 3. James McFadden, 4. Ryan Taylor, 5. Brock Zearfoss, 6. Curt Stroup, 7. Dylan Cisney, 8. Blane Heimbach, 9. Mike Wagner, 10. Kody Lehman, 11. Trenton Schaeffer, 12. Tyler Bear, 13. Mike Erdley, 14. Justin Barger, 15. Bill Jones Jr., 16. Karl Baker, 17. Mike Wagner II., 18. James Pryde, 19. Dustin Baney, 20. Joey Hershey

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Dylan Yoder, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Trent Brenneman, 4. Coleby Frye, 5. Dan Stone, 6. Billy Wampler, 7. Gary Stuhler, 8. Mike Lupfer, 9. Jason Schmidt, 10. Rick Singleton, 11. Scott Flickinger, 12. Andrew Yoder, 13. Tim Gray, 14. Tim Smith Jr., 15. Patrick Bryner, 16. Chad Myers, 17. Glenn Elliott, 18. Matt Parks, 19. Dave Brouse Jr., 20. Jeff Miller, 21. Jerry Bard, 22. Cody Robbins, 23. Jason Davis, 24. Larry Baer

DNQ: Kody Lyter, Steve Bailor, Jeff Johnson

355 econo late models, 18 laps: 1. Harold Ranck Jr., 2. Ryan Walls, 3. Tim Krape, 4. Shaun Miller, 5. Tim Fedder, 6. Chase Bowsman, 7. Mike Ott, 8. Jason Nace, 9. Devin Hart, 10. Todd Snook, 11. AJ Stroup, 12. Derrick Garman, 13. Curt Dunn, 14. Jason Peachey

DNS: Jared Fulkroad

Xtreme Stocks, 15 laps: 1. Jason Zook, 2. Bill Powell, 3. Kevin Imes, 4. Austin Johnson, 5. Charlie Bryner, 6. Pete Leister, 7. Walt Peters, 8. Darren Rice, 9. Tyler Amtower, 10. Deron Henry, 11. Kevin Dobson, 12. Brian Strawser

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

 6 July 2016 Steve Inch

$5 GENERAL ADMISSION PACK THE TRACK/KIDS NIGHT THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Race fans will have the opportunity to experience a four division racing program of 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners for just $5 general admission this Saturday, July 9, at Selinsgrove Speedway as part of PEPSI Pack The Track.

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday will also be Kids Night at the speedway, featuring a kids carnival with games and giveaways plus power wheels, big wheels, and bicycle races for kids 12 years of age and younger on the front stretch at intermission. Kids must wear their bike helmets to participate.

Several teams will have their race cars on display at the main entrance for fans to check out prior to the start of the racing program. Clay Ball, the speedway’s new mascot, will be greeting fans as well.

The Newville Family of Companies 360 sprint cars will compete in heat races and a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win. The Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center late models will also run heat races and a 25-lap feature paying $1,500 to win. The A&A Auto Stores pro stocks and roadrunners will race 15-lap and 12-lap features, respectively.

Saturday night’s race will be a Newville Family of Companies 358 sprint car bonus night with $200, $125, and $100 bonuses going to the top three finishing 358 sprint car drivers in the main event.

General admission for adults and students (ages 12-17) will be only $5 this Saturday. Kids 11 years of age and younger are admitted free. Pit passes will by $25.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

 

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

4 July 2016 Steve Inch

WATERS LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION FOLLOWING 305 SPRINT CAR CRASH SUNDAY NIGHT

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Race car driver Jake Waters, 32, of Mifflintown is listed in critical but stable condition this evening (July 4) at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Burn Recovery Center in Allentown from injuries he sustained in a 305 sprint car race Sunday night at Selinsgrove Speedway.

The accident occurred on lap four of the 20-lap main event when Waters’ sprint car struck the inside guardrail in turn one, veered into the outside wall, flipped over, and caught fire. He was extricated from his race car and airlifted from a nearby lot to the Lehigh Valley Hospital where he was admitted to the Burn Recovery Center with second and third degree burns.

The remainder of the race was cancelled and fellow IMCA Pennsylvania Sprint Series teams announced Sunday’s purse will be donated to the Waters family to assist with medical expenses.

Curt and Cindy Waters, Jake’s parents, met with speedway officials Sunday afternoon and expressed their sincere appreciation for the outpouring of support from the racing community.

Cards can be sent to Lehigh Valley Hospital—Cedar Crest, 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Kasych Family Pavilion SK Room 34, Attention Jake Waters, Allentown, PA 18103. Please note the Burn Recovery Center does not permit flowers to be delivered to patients.

An emergency responder and another driver also received minor burns in assisting Waters from the wreckage.

The 305 sprint car race was part of the 26th Annual PA Speedweek Series for 410 sprint cars which wrapped up Sunday at Selinsgrove.

 

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Port Royal Hosts River Valley Builders Kids Night July 9

Racing offers 410 sprints, super late models, econo late models and xtreme stocks

7/3/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present River Valley Builders Kids Night this Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 pm. General admission gates open at 5:30.

On the racing program will be the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, the Gray’s Auto and Towing 355 econo late models and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

River Valley Builders is one of the areas top modular home designers and builders, allowing you to design and plan your own home.

Visit www.rivervalleybuild.com to learn more about River Valley Builders products, services and contact information.

Kids Night on Saturday will feature hundreds of prizes for youth along with bicycle and big wheel racing during intermission.

Registration for kids prizes and bike races will take place under the grandstand beginning at 5:30 with prizes claimed in the brown commercial building following registration, on a first come, first serve basis.

Bicycle races will take place during intermission for ages 12 and under. Youth must have a helmet to participate in the bicycle races.

Adult general admission is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $7.

The oval will present Whelen Engineering/Glick Fire Equipment Juniata County Fire and Rescue EMS Night on July 16 featuring dozens of emergency responder apparatus on display and parade plus kids firetruck rides and a special road show of fire engines as produced by Glick Fire Equipment.

A special super late model championship will highlight the July 16 program along with 410 sprints and 305 sprints plus a make up 305 sprint main held over from May.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

3 July 2016 By Michael Batz

DIETRICH CLINCHES FIRST PA SPEEDWEEK SPRINT CAR TITLE WITH SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY VICTORY SUNDAY NIGHT

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg started from the front row looking to claim his first PA Speedweek title in Sunday's 30-lap Jan Opperman/Dick Bogar Memorial Speedweek finale at Selinsgrove Speedway. Dietrich and second-place points driver Greg Hodnett traded off six point advantages after time trials and heat races were completed going into the championship race.

Dave Blaney was the night's Fast Tees Fast Qualifier and led the field to the green flag in the night's $5,000-to-win feature event. Dietrich wasted no time jumping into the race lead from his second starting spot and led lap one. Greg Hodnett quickly worked his way back into the thick of the battle going by Blaney for the second spot on a lap three restart.

Brent Marks was also on the move working into the top five on the restart and soon passed Blaney for the third spot. Lucas Wolfe mounted a charge back to the front of the field during the green flag run. Dietrich was soon in lap traffic and his challenge grew as his throttle spring broke on his car. Hodnett began to close in on the leader on lap 19 as Dietrich tried to maneuver around the tail end of the lead lap cars.

Wolfe went by Marks on lap 20 and closed in on Hodnett on lap 21. At that point in the race the top four on the speedway were the top four in PA Speedweek points with Dietrich leading Hodnett, Wolfe, and Marks. Then Marks blew a tire on lap 22 to bring out the yellow flag. Hondett would get the restart he was hoping for behind Dietrich. Hodnett began to apply pressure right away on Dietrich, but Dietrich remained unshaken and began to drive away as Blane Heimbach drove by Wolfe into the top three.

Dietrich pulled away to the win. Much like Stevie Smith did a year ago, Dietrich clinched the Speedweek crown with a win in the finale. Hodnett was second followed by Heimbach. Wolfe and 13th place starter Aaron Ott were the top five finishers. Blaney came across the line in sixth followed by Ryan Smith, Doug Esh, Steve Buckwalter, and Tim Shaffer.

The Pa Sprint Series 305 Sprint Car feature was to follow the 410 Sprint race. Dave Brown took the race lead at the start and was leading when driver Jake Waters was involved in a wreck in turn one that resulted in a fire. Waters was extricated from his car and transported to the Lehigh Valley Medical Center with undisclosed injuries.

Because the Purple K extinguisher formula used to put out the fire was nearly depleted and with the speedway surface saturated with racing fuel, the balance of the racing program was ended by track and safety officials.

The 15-lap Pro Stock feature will be made up at a later date.

This Saturday, July 9, Selinsgrove Speedway will present the rescheduled PEPSI Pack The Track Night featuring $5 general admission for a four division racing program of 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners at 7:30 p.m. This Saturday will also be Kids Night with a kids carnival and bicycle, big wheels, and power wheels racing on the front stretch.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY - 3 July 2016 410 Sprints – 26 Entries 30-Lap A-Main: 1) 48 Danny Dietrich 2) 27 Greg Hodnett 3) 12 Blane Heimbach 4) 1 Lucas Wolfe 5) 25 Aaron Ott 6) 71M Dave Blaney 7) 94 Ryan Smith 8) 07 Doug Esh 9) 17B Steve Buckwalter 10) 13 Tim Shaffer 11) 3 James McFadden 12) 21R Kyle Reinhardt 13) 23 TJ Stutts 14) 17W Bryan Clauson 15) 29 Jason Shultz 16) 5B Justin Barger 17) 33W Michael Walter 18) 19M Brent Marks 19) 3Z Brock Zearfoss 20) 75 Frankie Herr 21) 35 Daryl Stimeling 22) 24B Dustin Blaney 23) I07 Jordan Givler 24) 5 Dylan Cisney 25) 38 Scott Wilson 26) 19W Colby Womer Heat Winners: Greg Hodnett, Bryan Clauson, Brent Marks Time Trials: 1) 71M Dave Blaney 16.613 2) 48 Danny Dietrich 16.667 3) 1 Lucas Wolfe 16.704 4) 27 Greg Hodnett 16.719 5) 94 Ryan Smith 16.741 6) 12 Blane Heimbach16.788 7) 3Z Brock Zearfoss 16.808 8) 13 Tim Shaffer 16.816 9) 19M Brent Marks 16.844 10) 17B Steve Buckwalter 16.850 11)17W Bryan Clauson 16.865 12) 21R Bryan Clauson 16.865 13) 25 Aaron Ott 16.890 14) 29 Jason Shultz 16.958 15) 07 Doug Esh 17.010 16) 5 Dylan Cisney 17.031 17) 3 James McFadden 17.078 18) 23 TJ Stutts 17.417 19) 5B Justin Barger 17.467 20) 33W Michael Walter 17.507 21) 75 Frankie Herr 17.533 22) 24B Dustin Baney 17.719 23) 35 Daryl Stimeling 17.797 24) I07 Jordan Givler 18.521 25) 19W Colby Womer DNT 26) 38 Scott Wilson DNT 305 Sprints – 21 Entries 20-Lap A-Main: Race Ended On Lap 4 Due To Accident Heat Winners: Erin Statler, Nathan Granler Pro Stocks – 12 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: Race Will Be Rescheduled At A Later Date Heat Winners: Matt Hornberger, AJ Hoffman

 

 

 

The Central PA 358 Point Series ran under beautiful skies this weekend and saw a rookie pick up his first career 358 win on Friday night at Trail Way Speedway, and a young vetren pick up his division leading 5th win of the season Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway.

Friday night at Trail Way Speedway Tyler Walton scored his first career 358 feature win leading all 25 laps over Seth Kearchner, Doug Hammaker, David Holbrook and Series point leader heading into the weekend Jeff Halligan.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway the series would be part of race #2 of the Nouse Signs and Graphics 358 sprint car summer series presented by Power Sports. 41 cars strong packed the Lincoln Speedway pit area and the defending series champion Doug Hammaker would make a statement by charging from his 19th starting spot to capture his 5th win of the season in the 25 lap feature which paid $1,200 to win. 358 series rookie Steven Drevicki would lead most of the race before handing over the lead to Hammaker who made the pass for the lead in turns 1 and 2 going from 3rd to 1st in one corner passing the leader as well as 3rd place finisher Kevin Nouse. Adrian Shaffer and Kyle Denmyer would round out the top 5.

With his win Saturday night Hammaker has now moved into the Central PA 358 Point Series point lead for the first time in 2016. Doug now has a 26 point lead over Jeff Halligan and a 43 point lead over Adrian Shaffer as the series moves to Williams Grove and Lincoln Speedway next weekend.

The top 10 in the Central PA 358 Point Series Point Standings are...

1. Doug Hammaker - 310 Pts. (3 win) 2. Jeff Halligan - 284 Pts. (1 win) 3. Adrian Shaffer - 267 pts. (2 win) 4. Matt Campbell - 235 Pts. (1 win) 5. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 224 Pts (2 win) 6. Chandler Leiby - 183 Pts. 7. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win) 8. Cody Fletcher - 117 Pts. 9.David Holbrook - 110 Pts.(1 win) 10.Mike Bittinger - 108 Pts. (1 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series are...

July 8th (WG) July 9th (Lincoln) July 15th (WG) King of the 358 race July 22nd (TW) July 29th (TW) July 30th (Lincoln)

 

 

SCOTT GEESEY’S SECOND WIN COMES IN FIRECRACKER 40

 DJ Myers wires Topless 40 Late Model Main while Mike Potts Scores Street Stock Win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 7/2/16

Scott Geesey was the class of the field in Saturday night’s Super Sportsman Firecracker 40 presented by Dellingers Auto Body at Susquehanna Speedway.

The Wellsville driver started third on the grid, took control on lap 26 and never looked back en route to picking up the big $2,000 paycheck in one of the biggest races of the season for the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman.

By virtue of a four car invert from time trials, Scott Dellinger lined up on the pole for the 40 lap event and set the pace through the first 25 laps.

Geesey, of Wellsville, PA grabbed the top spot with 26 laps complete and was able to keep the field at bay to score his second win of the season and also strengthened his track point lead aboard his Credit Connection Auto Sales/Silver Lake Inn/Kreitzer Excavating/Thomans LLC/Sprint Aces #41.

Chad Criswell, who lined up alongside Dellinger on the front row came home in the runner-up position with Dellinger settling for third spot over eighth starting Frankie Herr and 12th starting Rich Eichelberger.

Completing the top ten finishers were Mike Enders, Tony Jackson, Gregg Foster, Chad Smith and last week’s winner Devin Beidel. Smith earned the Hard Charger Award for advancing from 18th starting spot.

Gregg Foster set a new one lap track record in time trials with a lap of 16.712 seconds.

Twin qualifying races were won by Russ Mitten and Beidel. There were 31 Super Sportsman in competition.

The 358 Late Models took the roof off their full-bodied machines for the annual Harbaugh Amusements/Creekside Auto Sales Topless 40 where it was Greencastle, PA driver getting his first win driving for car owner Dan Little.

Myers dominated the 40 lap main event, leading flag to flag to take home the $2,000 payday in his first ever Susquehanna feature win. He became the third different late model winner this season.

Randy Christine, Jr. finished second ahead of eighth starting Gene Knaub, Shaun Jones and Sam Gallagher with Derike Quade, Bobby Beard, Dan Zechman, Charlie Potts and Kyle Lear rounding out the top ten finishers. Jakes Jones was the Hard Charger from 24th to 13th.

Three-time winner Randy Stoudt paced the 29-car field in time trials with a lap of 18.049 seconds.

Late Models heats were won by Myers, Knaub and Lear with Matt Nailor taking ths consolation.

Four different drivers held the lead during the 20-lap street stock feature and it was Mike Potts coming out on top for his first win of the year at the track. He became the sixth street stock winner in 2016.

Matt Adams led the first two laps before giving way to Chad Stine who led until Josh Bloom took over with ten laps complete. Bloom would pull pitside during a lap 16 caution period, turning the lead back to Stine.

Potts, who started seventh took the lead on lap 18 and took the checkers over Scott Thunberg, Kevin Sigler, Stine and Ryan Smith, who started 19th.

Sean Todd finished sixth with Jimmy Combs earning the Hard Charger from from 22nd to finish seventh over Bob Scott, Jr., Steve Dove and Eric Tripp.

Sigler, Potts and Adams won heats for the 35 street stocks. Mike Buckley was the consolation winner.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, July 9 on Trone Outdoor Advertising Night featuring the PASS IMCA 305 Sprint, 358 Late Models, Road Warriors and BFTP Vintage Cars. .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

There will also be another Test & Tune at the speedway on Wednesday, July 6 beginning at 6PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results and follow Susquehanna Speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS 7/2/16

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN-FIRECRACKER 40 1, Scott Geesey, 2. Chad Criswell, 3. Scott Dellinger, 4. Frankie Herr, 5. Rich Eichelberger, 6. Mike Enders, 7. Tony Jackson, 8. Gregg Foster, 9. Chad Smith, 10. Devin Beidel, 11. Davey Walsh, 12. Timmie Barrick, 13. Bruce Buckwalter, Jr., 14. Steve Wilbur, 15. Rick Barr, 16. Justin Foster, 17. Nate Young, 18. Doug Dodson, 19. Russ Mitten, 20. Paul Miller, 21. Jay Fannasy, 22. Dave Socks, 23. Steve Fannasy, 24. Kenny Edkin. Did Not Qualify: Lanny Hake, Tom Wyckoff, Dave Lightner, Russ Lebo, John Stoll, Jr., Troy Hockenberry, Austin Lorah

358 LATE MODELS-HARBAUGH AMUSEMENTS/CREEKSIDE AUTO SALES TOPLESS 40 1. DJ Myers, 2. Randy Christine, Jr., 3. Gene Knaub, 4. Shaun Jones, 5. Sam Gallagher, 6. Derike Quade, 7. Bobby Beard, 8. Dan Zechman, 9. Charlie Potts, 10. Kyle Lear, 11. Matt Nailor, 12. Devin Hart, 13. Jake Jones, 14. Kevin Palmer, 15. Randy Stoudt, 16. Larry Neiderer, 17. Jim Bernheisel, 18. Matt Murphy, 19. Dave Latsha, 20. Shaun Miller, 21. Chase Billet, 22. Grant Adams, 23. Justin Ehrhart, 24. Steve Billet. Did Not Qualify: Jason Nace, Jed Latshaw, Travis Mease, Jason Smith, Daulton Bigler.

STREET STOCKS (20 LAPS) 1. Mike Potts, 2. Scott Thunberg, 3. Kevin Sigler, 4. Chad Stine, 5. Ryan Smith, 6. Sean Todd, 7. Jimmy Combs, 8. Bob Scott, Jr., 9. Steve Dove, 10. Eric Tripp, 11. Travis Horan, 12. Eddie Richards, 13. Doug Barber, 14. Walt Lemmon, 15. Darrin Rice, 16. Leroy Long, 17. Josh Bloom, 18. Chris Heller, 19. Dalton Frye, 20. Craig Morgan, 21. Matt Adams, 22. Mike Buckley, 23. Jason Townsend, 24. Mark Hutchison. Did Not Qualify: Cory Phillips, Brandon Wanner, Calvin Redding, Joe Hower, Charles Ruppert, Dave Bowermaster, Jim Palm.

 

Williams Grove Sprints Compete In Yellow Breeches 500 Event Friday

358 sprints fill out Friday racing card

7/3/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will be in action this Friday night, July 8 at 8 pm with another race in the 2016 Yellow Breeches 500 Series for 410 sprint cars.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete in the Yellow Breeches event that pays $500 to start and $3,600 to win the regularly handicapped feature event.

The HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars will also be on the racing card.

Adult general admission for the show is $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10.

Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove Speedway!

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 on Friday will be donated to the Summer Music Festival concert that benefits the Red Cross.

The concert takes place July 15 – 17 at the Millerstown Community Park.

Pat Cannon and Doug Esh have both won Yellow Breeches series races already this season with another event falling victim to rain.

Williams Grove Speedway will tune up for the World of Outlaws next week, July 15 at 8 pm with another race in the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series at the track.

The 358 sprints will also be in action on July 15.

And then the Craftsman World of Outlaws sprint cars return to the Cumberland County oval for the tours second Williams Grove stand of the season on July 22 and 23 for the Summer Nationals, presented by Champion Racing Oil.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Wolfe Runs Middle Lane For Port Royal Speedweek Win, Dietrich Hold Series Lead

Jeff Rine Wins Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Series Late Models, takes second of series

Mike Goodwin claims xtreme stocks

7/2/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Lucas Wolfe used the middle groove to drive by leader Tim Shaffer and claim the PA Speedweek feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, worth $5,000.

In the Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series, Jeff Rine motored to his second win in a row in the series after taking a series event last week at Selinsgrove Speedway.

The victory was the 13th of Rine’s career at Port Royal.

Mike Goodwin won the xtreme stock feature to close out the night.

Four-time All Star titlist Tim Shaffer of Aliquippa jumped into the lead at the start of the non-stop 30-lap PA Speedweek feature over polesitter James McFadden.

Third starter Stevie Smith drove by McFadden for second on the fourth tour with fourth starter Wolfe following suit a lap later.

Shaffer approached the rear of the field by lap seven and at the same time Wolfe began slicing down the advantage that Smith had for second.

He muscled around Smith for the spot with 11 laps completed and quickly closed in on Shaffer and rather easily drove into the lead while pounding the middle lane through the first and second turns.

After getting the point in the event, no one could get close enough to challenge Wolfe for control.

Smith overtook Shaffer for second at the halfway point while eighth starter Brent Marks entered the picture at the front of the field simultaneously.

Marks took third at the same time Smith raced into second with Greg Hodnett up to fourth with 12 laps to go.

Blistering around the extreme top of the speedway, Marks was able to get by Smith for second with 10 laps to go but that’s as far as he would go in his advance.

Hodnett got by Smith for third with seven laps left but he too would advance no further at the front.

Wolfe took the checkers with a 1.373 second lead over Marks and Hodnett followed by Stevie Smith and Ryan Smith.

Sixth through 10th went to Danny Dietrich, Aaron Ott, James McFadden, Tim Shaffer and Doug Esh.

Dietrich left the event as the speedweek point leader with a 13 point lead over Hodnett for the title with just one event remaining.

Heats went to Dietrich, Marks and Hodnett with Steve Buckwalter taking the consolation.

Wolfe set quick time in time trials with a lap of 15.919 seconds.

Two-time Port Royal winner Chad Hollenbeck powered into the lead over Jeff Rine at the start of the 25-lap Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series feature event.

But Hollenbeck’s pace was slowed just two laps into the race due to a spun car in the fourth turn.

Rine, Mason Ziegler, Andy Haus and Danny Snyder chased the leader on the restart.

Hollenbeck simply pulled away from Rine when action resumed and by lap nine Hollenbeck had built a 2.2 second lead over Rine as he neared the backmarkers.

With traffic in his path, Rine was able to close in on Hollenbeck on the 13th tour and just as Rine moved underneath to challenge for the lead, Hollenbeck’s motor expired, handing control to Rine.

And from that point on Rine was in control despite a brief challenge from Zeigler on the restart.

Zeigler got under Rine in the second turn and raced him onto the backchute but Rine jetted ahead into the third corner.

The pace was slowed a final time with 11 laps to go, putting Zeigler and now Dylan Yoder on the leader’s tail.

Yoder pushed by Zeigler on the restart and tried to run down Rine but some brushes with the outside wall cost Yoder late in the event as Rine took the win by 2.843 seconds over Zeigler.

Andy Haus finished third followed by Tim Wilson and Danny Snyder.

Sixth through 10th went to Dylan Yoder, Billy Wampler, Tim Smith Jr., Gary Stuhler and Hayes Mattern.

Heats went to Rine, Hollenbeck and Zeigler with Scott Flickinger claiming the consolation race.

Mike Goodwin took the lead from Pete Leister on the third lap to drive to the xtreme stock victory going.

Leister held on for second followed by Jason Zook, Corey Kepner and Bill Powell.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

7/2/16

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Lucas Wolfe, 2. Brent Marks, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Stevie Smith, 5. Ryan Smith, 6. Danny Dietrich,7. Aaron Ott, 8. James McFadden, 9. Tim Shaffer, 10. Doug Esh, 11. Ryan Taylor, 12. Dave Blaney, 13. Bryan Clauson, 14. Kyle Reinhardt, 15. Wayne Dadetto, 16. Dylan Cisney, 17. Mike Wagner, 18. Blane Heimbach, 19. Mike Erdley, 20. Brock Zearfoss, 21. Steve Buckwalter, 22. TJ Stutts, 23. Kody Lehman, 24. Curt Stroup

DNQ: Trenton Schaeffer, Joey Hershey, Dustin Baney, James Pryde, Tyler Bear, Cale Grubb

Late models, 25 laps: 1. Jeff Rine, 2. Mason Zeigler, 3. Andy Haus, 4. Tim Wilson, 5. Danny Snyder, 6. Dylan Yoder, 7. Billy Wampler, 8. Tim Smith Jr., 9. Gary Stuhler, 10. Hayes Mattern, 11. Mike Lupfer, 12. Chad Myers, 13. Jeff Miller, 14. Andrew Yoder, 15. Scott Flickinger, 16. Dave Brouse Jr., 17. Austin Berry, 18. Donnie Schick, 19. Patrick Bryner, 20. Jerry Bard, 21. Trent Brenneman, 22. Steve Bailor, 23. Tim Fedder, 24. Chad Hollenbeck

DNQ: Dave Stamm, Tim Gray, Jim Yoder,

Xtreme Stocks, 15 laps: 1. Mike Goodwin, 2. Pete Leister, 3. Jason Zook, 4. Corey Kepner, 5. Bill Powell, 6. Charlie Bryner, 7. Austin Johnson, 8. Ryan Zook, 9. Deron Henry, 10. Dustin Snook, 11. Kevin Imes, 12. Brian Strawser, 13. Kirby Sites, 14. Walt Peters, 15. Tyler Amtower, 16. Keith Garman

PRS 2016 – 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 2, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Nouse Signs & Graphics Summer Series

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., July 9, 2016 (7:00 PM) - 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus regular show of 410 sprints ($4,000 to win), 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws

Sat., July 16, 2016 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT: 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Central PA Legends

HAMMAKER COMES FROM 19TH TO WIN NOUSE SIGNS & GRAPHICS SERIES EVENT AT LINCOLN; HANSON OUTDUELS DICE IN PASS/IMCA SPRINT FEATURE; BOWES BESTS POINTS LEADER INGLIN IN 600 XCEL MODIFIEDS

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/2/2016 –Social media discord and a family feud may have been among the things that inspired Doug Hammaker to score his second Lincoln win of the year in the second leg of the Nouse Signs & Graphics 358 Summer Series event on Saturday night.

“I won the Nouse series without a win last year, and I wanted one of those (tiki warrior) trophies,” said Hammaker upon exiting his Heavy Equipment Loaders & Parts #66 in victory lane, “I’ve been getting bashed pretty hard on social media that I can’t pass cars clean. I just came from 19th and I don’t think I hit anybody. Coming back from that far, you have to tip-toe, but I got my mind set.”

“We don’t run this car a lot, continued Hammaker, “Last night at Trail-Way we hurt the motor in the red car, so we changed the car around at 1:00 this afternoon. The old man ain’t here, so I kinda set it up myself…so I might have bragging rights this week.

“Dad had a family altercation today at the shop, and he decided he wasn’t coming tonight,” said Hammaker when pressed about Dale’s absence, “Hopefully, he got the grumpy pants off and got his happy face on now.”

A tenth-lap crash involving the second, third, and fourth-place cars was the only race stoppage in the 25 laps. Jake Eldreth, who was running second made contact with Matt Campbell and flew into the fourth turn catch fence. Collected in the incident was fourth-place Chris Arnold. Eldreth received a check-up from the track EMTs after complaining of head pain.

Hammaker was placed fourth for the restart, moved past Kyle Denmyer into third on lap 18, and then drove under both Kevin Nouse and race-long leader Steve Drevicki entering turn three of lap 22.

From there, he drove away to his sixth career win and the $1,200 top prize.

Second through fifth were Drevicki (in his best ever Lincoln finish), Nouse, Adrian Shaffer, and Denmyer.

Heats for the 41 358’s on hand were won by Denmyer, Jordan Givler, Shaffer, and Brent Shearer, with Phil Walter winning the consolation.

In another late-race pass for the win, Jaremi Hanson drove under Colby Dice exiting turn two of the next-to-last lap to score his first Lincoln win in the 20-lap PA Sprint Series feature event.

Hanson actually started on the pole, but yielded the top spot to fourth-starting Dice at the outset. He chased Dice the entire way before making the race-winning pass. Dice settled for second, with Rick Stief, Dave Brown, Jr., and Drew Ritchey completing the top five.

Heats for the 29 PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints on hand were won by Hanson, Zach Burd, and Stephanie Dodson.

Aaron Bowes celebrated his 23rd birthday by holding off point series leader Korey Inglin in the 20-lao Xcel Modified feature. Bowes started on the pole and led in the early going before Inglin took the lead. Bowes reclaimed the top spot at mid-race in the caution-marred event. Inglin crossed second, with Nate Brinker coming from the back after an early race spin to finish third. Richie Hitzler and Tyler Bartik rounded out the top five.

Heats for the 31 600 Xcel Modifieds on hand were won by Bowes, Brinker, and Inglin, with Bartik winning the consolation.

Next Saturday night, July 9th, Lincoln Speedway will complete the originally scheduled April 30th 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus a complete regular show of 410 sprints, 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws. The regular portion of the 410 show will be opening night of the 410 sprint car “Shootout,” with the other two legs to be run at Trail-Way Speedway on Sunday night (7/10) and at Susquehanna Speedway the following Sunday, 7/17. Gates will open at 5:00 PM, with racing getting underway at 7:00 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.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, July 2, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Nouse Sign

s & Graphics Summer Series

358 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH (25 Laps) – 1. 66-Doug Hammaker ($1,200); 2. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 3. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 4. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 23R-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 7. 119-Chandler Leiby; 8. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. 67-Justin Whittall; 10. 5-Phil Walter; 11. 28-Matt Findley; 12. 21T-Glenndon Forsythe; 13. 90-Jordon Givler; 14. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 15. 35-Tyler Esh; 16. 21-CJ Tracey; 17. 90-Jordon Givler; 18. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 19. 23A-Chris Arnold; 20. 80-Todd Reed; 21. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 22. 16-Matt Campbell; 23. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 24. 12-Brent Shearer. No Time

Lap Leaders – Steve Drevicki (1-21), Doug Hammaker (22-25)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 2. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 3. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 4. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 00-Chris Frank; 9. 13S-John Stewart; 10. 91-Brie Hershey (DNF); DNS – 4R-Tyler Walton. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 90-Jordan Givler; 2. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 80-Todd Reed; 6. 01-Steve Storrie; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 13-Ryan Higgins; 9. 5A-Bryan Allman; 10. 51N-Nick Palmerino. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 67-Justin Whittall; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 8. 21-CJ Tracey; 9. 18-Nyle Berkes; 10. 56M-DJ Montgomery. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Four Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 12-Brent Shearer; 2. 19-Steve Drevicki; 3. 23-Chris Arnold; 4. 35-Tyler Esh; 5. 21T-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 5-Phill Walter; 7. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 8. 14-Dave Carlberg; 9. 15S-Shai Morris (DNF); 10. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (12 laps/4 qualify) - 1. 5-Phil Walter; 2. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 3. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 4. 21-CJ Tracey; 5. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 6. 00-Chris Frank; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 18-Nyle Berkes; 9. 15-Shai Morris; 10. 14-Dave Carlberg; 11. 5A-Brian Allman (DNF); 12. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 13. 51N-Nick Palmerino (DNF); 14. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 15. 41-Jeff Halligan (DNF); 16. 91-Brie Hershey (DNF). No Time

PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints

305 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH (20 laps) – 1. 14-Jaremi Hanson; 2. 17A-Colby Dice; 3. 9S-Rick Stief; 4. 44-Dave Brown, Jr.; 5. 880-Drew Ritchey; 6. 20-Stephanie Dodson; 7. 11Z-Zach Newlin; 8. 11-Ryan Stillwagon; 9. 54-Austin Burke; 10. 99-Cale Riegle; 11. 5Z-Zach Burd; 12. 4-John Martin; 13. 33-Scott Lutz; 14. 36-Mark Watkins; 15. 2-Erin Statler; 16. 50-Jay Krout; 17. 39X-Scott Frack; 18. 8D-Scott Ellerman; 19. 17T-Jeff Taylor; 20. 47-Kevin Fletcher; 21. 4C-Cody Huckenberry; 22. 131-Bob Sandt; 23. 44-Daren Bolex; 24. 30-Seth Kearchner; 25. 21H-Kyle Lloyd; 26. 18-Ian Detweiler. No Time

Lap Leaders – Colby Dice (1-17), Jaremi Hansen (18-20)

305 Sprint Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 14-Jaremi Hansen; 2. 17-Colby Dice; 3. 95-Rick Stief; 4. 11-Ryan Stillwagon; 5. 50-Jay Krout; 6. 4-John Martin; 7. 131-Bob Sandt; 8. 47-Kevin Fletcher; 9. 21H-Kyle Lloyd; 10. 3J-Jack Thorton. Time – 2:03.75

305 Sprint Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 5-Zach Burd; 2. 880-Drew Ritchey; 3. 44X-Dave Brown, Jr.; 4. 54A-Austin Burke; 5. 8D-Scott Ellerman; 6. 18-Ian Detweiler; 7. 30-Seth Kearchner; 8. 44V-Daren Bylac; 9. 17T-Jeff Taylor; DNS – 92-Alex Potosky. Time – 2:10.03

305 Sprint Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 20-Stephanie Dodson; 2. 11-Zach Newlin; 3. 99-Cale Riegle; 4. 2-Erin Statler; 5. 33-Scott Lutz; 6. 36-Mark Watkins; 7. 39X-Scott Frank; 8. 4C-Cody Huckenberry; 9. 0-Kyle Ganoe (DNF). No Time

600 Xcel Modifieds

600 Xcel Modifieds Feature finish (20 laps) – 1. 64-Aaron Bowes; 2. 127-Korey Inglin; 3. 62-Nate Brinker; 4. 9-Richie Hitzler; 5. 49-Tyler Bartik; 6. 27-Josh Pepe; 7. 24-DJ Hunt; 8. 08-Jon Josko; 9. RENT-Bud Barton; 10. 20K-Kevin Von Valkenberg; 11. 66-Billy Koch; 12. 47-Wyatt Harrara; 13. 20-Jeff Metzger; 14. 54-Dakota Barlet; 15. 48-Luke Harrara; 16. 26-Grant Schibilia; 17. 28-Ray Gradwell; 18. 6-Jason Dunkleberger; 19. 6L-Logan Snyder; 20. 55-Michael Burrows; 21. C-Dylan McCrone; 22. 19-Scott Heilman; 23. 94-Hunter Diehl; 24. 211-Brian Blankenbiller; 25. 71-Travis Fichter. No Time

600 Modified Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 64-Aaron Bowes; 2. 94-Hunter Diehl; 3. 08-John Josko; 4. 71-Travis Fichter; 5. 19-Scott Heilman; 6. 49-Tyler Bartik; 7. 78-Josh Bewley; 8. C-Dylan McCrone; 9. 47-Wyatt Harrara; 10. 75M-Madison Pacheco; 11. 65-Arden Snyder. No Time

600 Modified Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 62-Nate Brinker; 2. 48-Luke Harrara; 3. 66-Billy Koch; 4. 211-Brian Blankenbiller; 5. 27-Josh Pepe; 6. 20-Jeff Metsger; 7. 26-Grant Schibilia; 8. 20K-Kevin Van Valkenberg; 9. 21-Jason Rochelle; 10. 7-Steve Sterner. No Time

600 Modified Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 27-Korey Inglin; 2. 6-Jason Dunkleberger; 3. 55-Michael Burrows; 4. 9-Richie Hitzler; 5. 24-DJ Hunt; 6. RENT ME-Bud Barton; 7. 6-Logan Snyder; 8. 28-Ray Gradwell; 9. 54-Dakota Barlet; 10. 84-Joe Carter. No Time

600 Modified Consolation Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 49-Tyler Bartik; 2. X-Bud Barton; 3. 20K-Ken Van Valkenberg; 4. 28-Ray Gradwell; 5. C-Dylan McCrone; 6. 6-Logen Snyder; 7. 26-Grant Schibilia; 8. 47-Wyatt Harrara; 9. 20-Jeff Metzger; 10. 7-Steve Sterner; 11. 78-Josh Bewley; 12. 54-Dakota Bartlet; 13. 21-Jason Rochelle; 14. 75-Madison Pacheco; 15. 6S-Arden Snyder. No Time

 

 

Dietrich Pounces On Hodnett For 10K Williams Grove Mitch Smith Speedweek Win

7/1/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich pounced on the slightest of openings left by Greg Hodnett to steal the victory in Friday night’s PA Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway, worth $10,000.

Elsewhere in the PASS 305 sprint main, Aston’s Dave Brown went wire to wire for the 20-lap victory.

Greg Hodnett and James McFadden started on the front row of the 30-lap speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial with McFadden holding off Hodnett only two laps before the Spring Grove driver got by for the lead.

McFadden proved a staunch competitor however as he briefly reclaimed the lead in the first corner before pinching Hodnett down hard in the third turn in an attempt to reclaim and maintain control.

Hodnett was not to be held back however as he firmly took control with five away with fourth starter Dietrich racing third behind McFadden.

With Hodnett running the top groove, Dietrich blasted by McFadden for second on the ninth tour and then drove down Hodnett to get underneath for the lead on the first occasion as the pair raced through the first and second turns on the 11th tour.

Dietrich’s attempt on the low side however simply prompted Hodnett to move down on the racetrack and take his line away and this forced Dietrich to follow the leader as the pair hit lapped traffic with 13 laps recorded.

At the halfway point of the 30-lapper, Hodnett held sway over Dietrich, Doug Esh and McFadden.

Dietrich chased Hodnett through traffic, keeping pace with the leader as the race hit the ten to go mark and shortly thereafter, Dietrich saw an opportunity to seize command and took it with a low side dart in the third corner when Hodnett surprisingly seemed to falter or hesitate just the slightest bit.

And in the blink of an eye, Dietrich pushed his No. 48 through the opening left between Hodnett and the inside rail to drive into command and then drive away once at the front.

The races only caution flag unfurled with three laps to go for a flat right rear tire on Esh.

Dietrich drove off to the win when action resumed to take the victory, his first of the season at the oval, by 2.522 seconds.

“It was an easy decision for me,” said Dietrich to push through the hole that opened up.

“I don’t evern know if he (Hodntt) left the whole lane open but I took it,” Dietrich said.

Eighth starter Brian Montieth rode home third followed by Alan Krimes and a strong performance by McFadden.

Sixth through 10th went to Ryan Smith, Lance Dewease, Dave Blaney, Stevie Smith and Freddie Rahmer.

Heast for the 32-car field went to McFadden, Hodnett, Montieth and Dylan Cisney with Steve Buckwalter taking the consolation race.

Ryan Smith set fast time over the field with a lap of 17.603 seconds.

Dietrich leads the PA Speedweek points over Hodnett, Lance Dewease, Brent Marks and Alan Krimes with just two races left in the 2016 series.

Dave Brown wired the field for the PASS 305 sprint feature victory, his second of the season overall on the circuit.

Scott Ellerman rode home second followed by Drew Ritchie, Scott Frack and Zach Newlin.

Heats went to John Martin, Newlin, Alex Potosky and Colby Dice with Jaremi Hanson taking the consolation race.

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.

July 1, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. 48 Danny Dietrich, 2. Greg Hodnett, 3. Brian Montieth, 4. Alan Krimes, 5. James McFadden, 6. Ryan Smith, 7. Lance Dewease, 8. Dave Blaney, 9. Stevie Smith, 10. Freddie Rahmer, 11. Tim Shaffer, 12. Brock Zearfoss, 13. Austin Hogue, 14. Brent Marks, 15. Cory Haas, 16. Dylan Cisney, 17. Doug Esh, 18. Trey Starks, 19. TJ Stutts, 20. Mike Wagner, 21. Bryan Clauson, 22. Steve Buckwalter, 23. Lucas Wolfe, 24. Aaron Ott

DNQ: Frankie Herr, Matt Campbell, Troy Fraker, Cody Fairchock, Jay Galloway, Rodney Westhafer, Wayne Dadetto, Adam Wilt

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. dAve Brown, 2. Scott Ellerman, 3. Drew Ritchie, 4. Scott Frack, 5. Zach Newlin, 6. Colby Dice, 7. Stephanie Dodson, 8. Cale Reigle, 9. Kyle Ganoe, 10. John Bordlemay, 11. Rick Steif, 12. John Martin, 13. George Riden, 14. Jon Haegele, 15. Erin Statler, 16. Jay Krout, 17. Alex Potosky, 18. Mike Alleman, 19. Jaremi Hanson, 20. Ian Detweiler, 21. Daren Bolac, 22. Zack Burd, 23. Tom Worrick, 24. Geoff Gill, 25. Austin Burke, 26. Chad Koch

DNQ: Kevin Fletcher, Terry Schaeffer, Tyler Reeser, Samantha Leiberman, Eric Mathiet, Kirsten Hess

 

 

Friday July 1, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA

UPCOMING EVENTS: Sat., July 2, 2016 – “Kings of Crash” Junk Car Demolition, Figure 8, Powder Puff, Trail-Way/Susquehanna Limited Stocks/Road Warriors Shootout (Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Heats at 6:00 p.m.) Fri., July 8, 2016 – NO RACING Sun., July 10, 2016 – 410 Sprint Car Shootout “Armin Hostetter Memorial,” 600 Micro Sprint Shootout (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Heats at 7:00 p.m.)

WALTON SCORES FIRST 358 SPRINT CAR WIN AT TRAIL-WAY; Hannah Riser, Joe Long, Jr., and Mike Goodwin all claim first of-the-year wins

HANOVER, PA (7/1/2016) –Tyler Walton has ten career wins, including one this season, in the micro-sprints at Trail-Way Speedway.

But on Friday night, he scored his first career win in the 358 sprint car division.

“Wow! I don’t know what to say,” said Walton after exiting the Roger McKeehan #4R in victory lane, “We got off to such a terrible start that I thought Roger was going to get rid of me. The car has been fast. It was just waiting on the driver.”

Walton started on the outside of the front row, beat polesitter Austin Kirby to the first turn, and drove flawlessly through lapped traffic to lead every lap. Seth Kearchner ran second every lap, actually pulling alongside Walton in lapped traffic a few times. He crossed .86 seconds behind the winner, with Doug Hammaker, David Holbrook, and Jeff Halligan rounding out the top five.

Sixth through tenth were J.B. Cunningham, Dwight Leppo (who actually tipped onto his side and brought out the red flag in turn two of lap 12, but changed a flat tire and returned to the track for the restart), Kirby, hard charger Zach Euculano (who started 15th), and Dan Richcreek.

Qualifiers for the 15 sprint cars were won by Leppo and Halligan.

Lady driver Hannah Riser started on the pole and led all 20 laps of the 600cc micro-sprint feature. It was her first Trail-Way win of the year and the third of her TW career. Brad Weber crossed second, followed by Danny Jones, Jim Still, and Nash Ely.

Heats for the 14 600’s were won by Still and Travis Scott, who was among four drivers involved in a backstretch melee on lap 13 and was done for the night. Zane Rudisill, Jake Frye, and Hayden Miller were the other cars involved. Frye received medical attention from track EMTs after complaining of neck pain after the crash.

Joe Long, Jr. claimed his first Trail-Way win since June of 2000 in the 20-lap Mason/Dixon 270cc micro-sprint feature. Long’s 4T4 started on the outside pole and led every lap. Polesitter Levi Peck crossed second, followed by 12th starting Cory Myers, 17th starting Bill Laughman, and 15th starting Chad Myers.

Heats for the 25 270’s were won by Tim McClelland, Steven Cox, and Jim Young.

Mike Goodwin started sixth and raced to his first win of the year in the 20-lap street stock feature. It was Goodwin’s eighth career win at Trail-Way. Aaron Beard led the first lap from his second starting spot before Goodwin took over. Goodwin was unchallenged the rest of the way, with Matt Wampler crossing 1.43 seconds behind. Third through fifth were Dalton Myers, Marshall McMullen, and 12th-starting Alex Updegraff.

Qualifiers for the 14 street stocks were won by McMullen and Goodwin.

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 2nd, Trail-Way hosts the first of two Junk Car Demolitions of the 2016 season. Joining the “Kings of Crash” Junk Car Demo, will be the Figure 8 and Powder Puff classes. The Limited Stocks will participate in the Trail-Way/Susquehanna Shootout. Gates open at 4:00 p.m., with heats beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The following Friday night, July 8th, Trail-Way Speedway will be dark in preparation for the Sunday, July 10th Armin Hostetter Memorial, the finale of a three-track Shootout with Lincoln and Susquehanna Speedways. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the 600 Micro Sprints, who will be racing the second leg of the Trail-Way/Linda’s/Path Valley Shootout.

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 flag.

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 4R-Tyler Walton; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 77-David Holbrook; 5. 41-Jeff Halligan; 6. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 7. 4-Dwight Leppo; 8. 28-Austin Kirby; 9. 10-Zach Euculano (Big Mike’s Crabhouse Hard Charger); 10. 80M-Dan Richcreek; 11. 10T-Brody Treaster; 12. 64-Randy Whisler (DNF); 13. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 14. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNS); 15. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNS).

Lap Leaders: Tyler Walton (1-25)

358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 30-Seth Kearchner; 4. 4R-Tyler Walton; 5. 80M-Dan Richcreek; 6. 10B-Brandon Noel; 7. 64-Randy Whisler; 8. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNF). No time.

358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 41-Jeff Halligan; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 4. 28-Austin Kirby; 5. 10T-Brody Treaster; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF); 7. 10-Zach Euculano (DNS). No time.

MASON DIXON 270 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 2. 64-Levi Peck; 3. 20-Cory Myers; 4. 2-Bill Laughman; 5. 32-Chad Myers; 6. 58-Steven Cox; 7. 6-Tim McClelland; 8. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 9. 84-Zachary Glass; 10. 1B-Brent Bull; 11. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 12. 43M-Brandon McMillion; 13. 16-Keera Dupler; 14. 11G-Cheyenne Robicheaux; 15. 08-Ron Ford; 16. 22-Michael Boer (DNF); 17. 8D-Charles Ford (DNF); 18. 48-Bryan Moose (DNF); 19. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr (DNF); 20. 44X-Robert Miles (DNF); 21. 21-Tyler Cool (DNF); 22. 8-Jim Still (DNF); 23. 21G-Luis Gonzalez, Jr. (DNF); 24. 32M-Shaun McIntyre (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders: Joe Long, Jr. (1-20)

270 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/6 to Qualify) – 1. 6-Tim McClelland; 2. 84-Zachary Glass; 3. 13-Brad Gossert; 4. 11G-Cheyenne Robicheaux; 5. 44X-Robert Miles; 6. 48-Bryan Moose; 7. 21G-Luis Gonzalez, Jr. (DNF); 8. 21-Tyler Cool (DNF); 9. 1B-Brent Bull (DNS). No time.

270 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/6 to Qualify) – 1. 58-Steven Cox; 2. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 3. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 4. 16-Keera Dupler; 5. 43-Brandon McMillion (penalized 1 spot for jump on start); 6. 2-Bill Laughman (DNF); 7. 73-Robert Maxwell, Jr. (DNF); 8. 22-Mike Boer (DNF); 9. 8D-Charles Ford (DNF). No time.

270 Micro Heat 3 Finish (8 Laps/6 to Qualify) – 1. 8-Jim Still; 2. 64-Levi Peck; 3. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 4. 20-Cory Myers; 5. 32-Chad Myers; 6. 32M-Shaun McIntyre; 7. 08-Ron Ford; 8. 17J-Jarrett Imler (DNS). No time.

600 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 14K-Hannah Riser; 2. 17-Brad Weber; 3. 1-Danny Jones; 4. 8-Jim Still; 5. 22-Nash Ely; 6. 17E-Dylan Norris; 7. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 8. 4R-Zane Rudisill; 9. 71-Tyler Leese; 10. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr. (DNF); 11. 07-Robert Stough (DNF); 12. 11H-Hayden Miller (DNF); 13. 56-Jake Frye (DNF); 14. 39-Anthony Macri (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders: Hannah Riser (1-20)

600 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 8-Jim Young; 2. 11H-Hayden Miller; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 13-Bo Gordon, Jr.; 5. 39-Anthony Macri; 6. 56-Jake Frye; 7. 17E-Dylan Norris. Time – 2:05.22

600 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 07-Travis Scott; 2. 1-Danny Jones; 3. 4R-Zane Rudisill; 4. 14K-Hannah Riser; 5. 22-Nash Ely; 6. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 7. 71-Tyler Leese (DNF). No time.

STREET STOCKS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 33-Michael Goodwin; 2. 100-Matt Wampler; 3. 94-Dalton Myers; 4. 81F-Marshall McMullen; 5. 1-Alex Updegraff; 6. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 7. 60-Aaron Beard; 8. 94M-Zach Myers (DNF); 9. 45-Howard Williams (DNF); 10. 5M-Dan Furman (DNF); 11. 77M-Doug Bennett (DNF); 12. 1M-Brian Walls (DNF); 13. 1J-Eric Johnson (DNS); 14. 6M-Cody Souders (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Aaron Beard (1); Michael Goodwin (2-20)

Street Stock Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 81F-Marshall McMullen; 2. 60-Aaron Beard; 3. 1-Alex Updegraff; 4. 94M-Zach Myers; 5. 94-Dalton Myers; 6. 45-Howard Williams; 7. 51-Jeremy Stremmel. Time – 2:40.94

Street Stock Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 33-Michael Goodwin; 2. 1M-Brian Walls; 3. 5M-Dan Furman; 4. 77M-Doug Bennett; 5. 100-Matt Wampler; 6. 1J-Eric Johnson (DNS); 7. 6M-Cody Souders (DNS). Time – 2:38.62

 

 

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Dewease Wins Port Royal $7,000 Speedweek Main For Third Of 2016 Series

Oval veteran notches 98th career Port Royal win while Hart claims second econo main

6/30/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Lance Dewease drove the Don Kreitz No. 69K sprint car to the $7,000 PA Speedweek victory at Port Royal Speedway on Thursday night, turning back Stevie Smith and Lucas Wolfe for the 98th win of his career at the oval.

In the 18-lap econo late model feature, Port Royal’s Devin Hart scored his second win of the season in the division, taking the lead late in the race.

Dewease started seventh in the 30-lap speedweek feature with Stevie Smith and James McFadden sharing the front row and when action began Dewease stuffed his racer up the inside and into fourth on the first lap, behind Greg Hodnett, McFadden and Smith.

McFadden and Hodnett were locked in a battle for second on the third lap when Hodnett tried to make a move on McFadden for the spot as the pair exited the fourth turn.

As Hodnett came up across the track he found McFadden to his outside and the pair made contact with McFadden biting the outside wall while Hodnett turned sideways and hopped up over the inside barrier, ending up with his nose pointed toward the sky, hanging on the barrier.

Dewease blasted the outside in the first and second turns on the restart to keep pace with Smith and then dropped down to the inside as the pair raced onto the backchute before blasting across the inside in the third corner to come up with the lead.

Smith was trying to keep pace with Dewease on the fifth circuit when the red flag unfurled for a third turn crash that saw Logan Wagner flipping after contact with Blane Heimbach as the pair vied for 15th.

Dewease was still leading over Smith and now Lucas Wolfe on the eighth tour when the pace was again slowed, this time for a spun Tyler Bear.

The next 14 laps clicked off non-stop with Dewease reaching the halfway point while holding a 1.835 second lead over Smith who was hounding to regain control.

Trey Starks, who was racing ninth in the field, stopped with eight laps to go, again slowing the race pace.

Wolfe darted under Smith for second when green replaced the yellow but saw Smith reclaim the spot with six laps to go.

A final caution flag with five laps to go for Bryan Clauson again bunched the field.

For Clauson, the yellow marked the end of an impressive run in the feature after he blew a tire and hit the outside fence while racing sixth.

Dewease pulled away over the final five laps to pick up his third win of the 2016 speedweek series and sixth of the season overall in just 11 starts to date.

His margin of victory was 1.950 seconds.

Wolfe finished third followed by Danny Dietrich and Brent Marks.

Sixth through 10th went to Dave Blaney, Doug Esh, Aaron Ott, Brock Zearfoss and Alan Krimes.

Heats for the 33-car field went to Clauson, Dewease, Dietrich and Steve Buckwalter with the consolation going to Tim Shaffer,

Wolfe set fast time in qualifications with a lap of 15.529 seconds.

Chase Bowsman nearly won the 18-lap econo late model main, leading all but the final quarter of a lap.

Bowsman held off Shaun Miller for the first 14 laps before Miller surrendered to pressure from Devin Hart.

Hart caught Bowsman on the final lap and got underneath him as the pair raced down the backchute into the third corner, heading to the checkers.

Bowsman threw his car into the turn trying to hold on for the win but instead lost control and the win went to Hart.

Tim Krape rode home second followed by Miller, Todd Snook and Tim Fedder.

Heats went to Miller and Krape.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Saturday Speedweek/Rt. 35 Late Model Challenge To Air Live Pay Per View

6/30/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Plans are in place for pay-per-view live streaming of this Saturday’s Speedweek and Rt. 35 Late Model Challenge series event at Port Royal Speedway.

There of course will be no substitute for attending in person but the Port Royal sprinting special will be hosted live on www.dirtstation.com for those who just can’t attend.

Streaming price for the show at Port Royal is $22 for those who wish to log on.

Adult general admission for the show in person is likewise $22.

Racing at Port Royal begins with time trials at 7:30 on Saturday followed by heat races and a 30-lap feature paying $5,000 to win.

The Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Late Model Challenge Series will see the super lates go 25 laps in distance for $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Saturday gates open at 4:30 pm.


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Feature finishes:

6/30/16

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Lance Dewease, 2. Stevie Smith, 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. Danny Dietrich, 5. Brent Marks, 6. Dave Blaney, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Aaron Ott, 9. Brock Zearfoss, 10. Alan Krimes, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Blane Heimbach, 13. Mike Wagner, 14. Davey Sammons, 15. Trey Starks, 16. Mike Erdley, 17. TJ Stutts, 18. Tyler Bear, 19. Bryan Clauson, 20. Tim Shaffer, 21. Logan Wagner, 22. James McFadden, 23. Greg Hodnett, 24. Steve Buckwalter

DNQ: Dylan Cisney, Kody Lehman, Joey Hershey, Scott Wilson, Curt Stroup, Cale Grubb, Dustin Baney, Karl Baker, Wayne Dadetto

355 econo late models, 18 laps: 1. Devin Hart, 2. Tim Krape, 3. Shaun Miller, 4. Todd Snook, 5. Tim Fedder, 6. AJ Stroup, 7. Harold Ranck, 8. Steve Lowery, 9. Jason Nace, 10. Curt Dunn, 11. Chase Bowsman, 12. Derrick Garman


DNS: Dillan Stake, Jared Fulkroad, Eric Irvin

 

 

Susquehanna Speedway to Thank Car Owners With Free Admission to Firecracker 40

PA Sprint Car News | Justin Snyder

York Haven, PA | June 30, 2016

Susquehanna Speedway has been the talk of the local racing scene since Scott Gobrecht took ownership last year and brought Kolten Gouse on to serve as promoter of the Newberrytown facility.

With cosmetic changes such as new barriers, upgraded bathrooms, new lights and more, fans and drivers have been treated to new and improved facilities throughout the 2016 season.

Hosting multiple series on a weekly basis, the racing has been top notch. Thanks to the addition of new clay and constant upkeep by track staff, the speedway has enjoyed resurgence with high car counts and extremely competitive events.

On top of providing an improved racing surface and first class facilities, the speedway team is looking to thank their support classes with various promotions throughout the season.

"We want to better connect with our drivers and have them feel apart of this speedway," said Gouse.

In late March, the speedway announced that they would honor various divisions with free pit passes on specified nights. This included Super Sportsman, Limited Late Model, Street Stock, Extreme Sreet Stocks and Road Warrior divisions.

Looking to expand on this promotion and as a way to give back to other divisions who support the track, they will be offering free admission to any driver from the Legends, Road Warriors, Extreme Stocks and Mini Vans for their Firecracker 40 event on July 2nd.

"I can't remember any track that has done this recently, if ever," said Gouse. "That's over 100 drivers that will be eligible for a free grandstand admission."

The spectacle, presented by Dellinger's Auto Body, Tyson Fence Co., Creekside Auto Sales and Morgan Paving Ic. , will feature the Super Sportsman, topless 358 Limited Late Models and Street Stocks. The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will also be on hand.

Local musicians, The Colt WIlbur Band, will also perform at a pre-race party from 4-6 p.m as part of the weekly parking lot party outside the speedway.

"It's something small, but we really just wanted to show our drivers in these divisions that we really do care about them and that we appreciate all that they do for us as competitors," said Gouse, who added they will be doing more events like this in the future.

Drivers wishing to attend the racing program and cash in on the promotion can pick up their tickets at he grandstand window prior to the nights events.

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RAIN STOPS THUNDER SERIES ON LAP FIFTEEN OF SPRINT FEATURE TUESDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 28, 2016) – Rain has not been a friend to Thunder on the Hill and Tuesday night was no different as the Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Speed Week Series invaded the Grandview Speedway for event one-hundred and twenty of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. Feature race leader Ryan Smith made contact with another car sending him spinning into the first turn infield on lap fifteen. At the same time, the light mist of rain opened to a down pour. The sprint cars returned to the pits to wait out the shower. The amount of rain that fell over the twenty-five minute delay, was just too much for even the Grandview Speedway track crew to correct. As a result, the event was postponed with the completion of this show to take place on the Tuesday night, July 26.

The remainder of the event – a 410 Sprint car feature starting at lap 16 and a 30-lap Modified feature will be run, along with a complete show for both divisions. The complete show, includes the 410 Sprint Cars in the 2nd Annual Thunder Cup, a 35-Lap, $5,000 to win feature plus a 30-lap, $3,000 to win NASCAR 358 Modified main event.

At the start of the 35 lap Speed Week feature, Brent Marks, of Myerstown, PA, jumped to the early lead with Ryan Smith and Freddie Rahmer following quickly. Darting around the quick 1/3-mile high-banks, Marks set a rapid pace but Smith challenged back sliding into the lead on the fourth circuit.

The yellow flag flew for the first time on the sixth lap for Sean Zemunik and Jevon Ahner who tangled in turn four.

On the restart, Smith charged forward, while eight-time Thunder on the Hill winner Greg Hodnett raced into the runner-up spot from the sixth place starting position. Smith, “The Kunkletown Kid” to his fans, powered forward before tangling with a lapped car on the fifteenth lap.

TJ Stutts set fast time with a lap of 11.763. For Stutts, this was his first visit to Grandview in a 410 sprint car. Sprint heat races were won by Bryan Clauson, Brent Marks and Ryan Smith. In the Modifieds, heat race events were won by Duane Howard and Ryan Grim

The next NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event takes place on Thursday, July 14 when the Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds compete at the 19th Annual Traffic Jam presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. The Modifieds will compete in a 60-lap event paying $7,000 to win that pays $1,000 for 10th and $500 to Start a 30-car field. Also on the card is the Sportsman division participating in a 25-lap event.

General Admission tickets for Thursday, July 14 are $25 for Adults, $10 for Children 6-11 and Free for Children Under 6. Pit Admission is $35, no license is required.

Pit Gates open at 2:30 PM, Driver’s Meeting is at 6:15 PM, Hot Laps at 6:45 PM and Racing Starts at 7:30 PM.

Advance tickets are on sale now and may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name and the number of tickets requested. Tickets may be picked up and paid for on race night after 4:00 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one half hour prior to the sale of General Admission tickets.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with Thunder on the Hill as the Series title sponsor joined by Pioneer Pole Buildings, Quaker Steak & Lube, and GALCO Business Communications.

For full rules, format, purse and information visit: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

410 SPRINT CAR TIME TRIALS: 1. TJ Stutts – 11.763 2. Doug Esh – 11.767 3. Greg Hodnett – 11.809 4. Lucas Wolfe – 11.843 5. Stevie Smith -- 11.843 6. Ryan Taylor – 11.899 7. Bryan Clauson – 11.901 8. Freddie Rahmer, Jr. – 11.935 9. Ryan Smith – 11. 952 10. Alan Krimes – 11.956 11. Brent Marks – 11.994 12. Tim Shaffer – 12.042 13. Aaron Ott – 12.049 14. Danny Dietrich – 12.088 15. Tyler Ross – 12.099 16. Davey Sammons – 12.119 17. Billy Dietrich – 12.122 18. Brandon Rahmer – 12.131 19. Brock Zearfoss – 12.176 20. Robbie Stillwaggon – 12.225 21. Joe Kata III – 12.242 22. Jevon Ahner – 12.392 23. Sean Zemunik – 12.477 24. Dave Carlberg – 13.374

Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Bryan Clauson 2. Alan Krimes 3. TJ Stutts 4. Lucas Wolfe 5. Davey Sammons 6. Aaron Ott

Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. Brent Marks 2. Freddie Rahmer 3. Stevie Smith 4. Danny Dietrich 5. Doug Esh 6. Billy Dietrich

Heat 3 (10 Laps) – 1. Ryan Smith 2. Greg Hodnett 3. Ryan Taylor 4. Tyler Ross 5. Brandon Rahmer 6. Joe Kata III

MODIFIED RESULTS

Modified Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Duane Howard 2. Brian Hirthler 3. Rick Laubach 4. Brett Kressley 5. Colt Harris

Modified Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. Ryan Grim 2. Craig VonDohren 3. Glenn Strunk 4. Steve Swinehart 5. Ray Swinehart

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY HOSTS PA SPEEDWEEK FINALE OPPERMAN-BOGAR MEMORIAL FOR 410 SPRINT CARS THIS SUNDAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will host the PA Speedweek Finale for 410 sprint cars at 7:30 p.m. this Sunday, July 3, honoring the memory of the late driver-car owner duo of Jan Opperman and Dick Bogar. The 30-lap 410 sprint car feature will pay $5,000 to win and $400 to start. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

The 305 sprint cars and pro stocks will compete in 20-lap and 15-lap main events, respectively, to round out the three-division racing card this Sunday. The rain date, if needed, will be Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m.

Since 2005, the Opperman Memorial has been run in conjunction with the PA Speedweek Series for 410 sprint cars at Selinsgrove. The inaugural Opperman Memorial was won by Todd Hestor of Middleburg in 2002. Last year’s race and the PA Speedweek championship went to Stevie Smith of Broken Arrow, Okla.

Selinsgrove Speedway is where Opperman won the most races—19 in a sprint car—and where he clinched his only track championship in 1973. In 1974 and 1976 he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 and then returned to Pennsylvania to race sprint cars. He suffered a career-ending injury in a URC-sanctioned sprint car race in 1981 at the Jennerstown Speedway. Opperman died in 1997 at the age of 58.

Bogar is credited with recruiting Opperman to turn the wheel on what would be become one of the most famous sprint cars in the history of the sport – the Bogar No. 99. The Bogar family name has a long heritage with the historic Snyder County half-mile oval. It was the Bogar Lumber Company that supplied the lumber to build the track’s current covered grandstand. Bogar passed away in 2014 at the age of 86.

In April, Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg won the All Star Circuit of Champions Ray Tilley Classic and most recently Greg Hodnett of Spring Grove scored the win in the June Friday Night Lights 410 sprint car race at the Snyder County half-mile oval.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will present the Firecracker Special for go karts at 7 p.m. this Friday, July 1. 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 570.374.2266.

Purse for 2016 PA Speedweek/Opperman-Bogar Memorial for 410 Sprint Cars (July 3): 1) $5,000 2) $2,000 3) $1,700 4) $1,500 5) $1,400 6) $1,300 7) $1,200 8) $1,100 9) $1,050 10) $1,000 11) $900 12) $750 13) $600 14) $500 15) $450 16) $425 17-24) $400

Admission for Sunday, July 3, 2016: Adults: $20; Students (12-17): $10; Kids 11 & Under: Free; Pit Passes: $30

 

 

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT. . . . . .

IS A FIRST-TIME GRANDVIEW WINNER LIKELY TUESDAY, JUNE 28 DURING THUNDER ON THE HILL SPEEDWEEK EVENT ?

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (JUNE 27, 2016) – Winning at Grandview Speedway is no easy task -- especially when the 410 Sprint Cars invade the Berks County oval – but this year’s contingent of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed week competitors may be the strongest in years, and there is definitely opportunity to knock off two-time defending race winner Greg Hodnett.

The challenge takes place this Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30 PM when NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series showcases the 410 Sprint Cars in a 35-lap, $5,000-to-win event as the NASCAR 358 Modifieds battlein a 30-lap, $3,000-to-win feature presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

Leading the charge is Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Stevie Smith. A veteran of Sprint Car racing, Smith has claimed victories at almost every track he’s raced at. Of course, it was August 1990 when the Smith Family’s famed Black Bandit No. 19 sat in Thunder on the Hill victory lane. Steve Smith Sr. would pilot that machine to the inaugural NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event win. Now, twenty-six years later the younger Smith – defending PA Speed Week Champion – searches for his first Thunder on the Hill win a Grandview Speedway.

Sitting second in PA Speed Week Series points is 31-year-old Lucas Wolfe, of Mechanicsburg, PA. Wolfe certainly knows the fast way around the Bechtelsville high-banks setting quick time at 2015’s Thunder Cup race. At the 2014, Speed Week event Wolfe pulled alongside eventual race winner Greg Hodnett, with two laps remaining only to be beaten by inches at the line – this wasn’t Wolfe’s first time as a bridesmaid, he finished second to Todd Shaffer at the 2007 Speed Week event.

Kunkletown, PA’s Ryan Smith claimed three victories in 2015, traveling with the All-Star Circuit of Champions and has solid finishes in just three 410 starts at Grandview Speedway with a sixth, fourth and seventh in respectively.

Ryan Taylor’s flashy No. 20 machine is a fan favorite at Grandview Speedway – probably because the 27-year-old racer credits the Bechtelsville clay for piquing his interest in racing action. Taylor is a proven winner, having claimed victories at the Port Royal Speedway.

Smith’s teammates, 20-year-old Sprint Car aces Brandon and Freddie Rahmer, out of Salfordville, PA, have both claimed home track victories this season – and Freddie has picked up a top-five finish at Grandview’s last two 410 Sprint races. The Rahmer name is no stranger to Grandview victory lane – Fred Rahmer holds 9 Thunder on the Hill Sprint Car wins and 45 Modified victories.

Other possible first-time winners include Brent Marks of Myerstown, PA; Alan Krimes of Denver, PA, JJ Grasso of Middletown, DE, and Aaron Ott of East Berlin, PA. Noblesville, IN’s Bryan Clauson has never claimed a winged Sprint Car victory at Grandview, but does hold two wingless Sprint Car wins.

A $200 bonus has been posted to the top 360 Sprint Car, with a $100 bonus to the second 360 Sprint Car.

The Grandview small-block Modified stars will be out in full force defending their home turf: Current weekly series point leader, Craig VonDohren; 10-time Track Champion, Jeff Strunk; two-time 2016 race winner, Duane Howard; and 4-time Thunder on the Hill winner, Doug Manmiller. Previous Thunder on the Hill modified winners Rick Laubach, Mike Gular, Ryan Godown, and Kevin Hirthler are all expected to be in attendance.

Advance tickets are on sale now and may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name and the number of tickets requested. 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 the sale of General Admission tickets.

Celebrating the 27th season of racing action NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series always includes fun for the fans with activities such as Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks and appearances by the Thunder Girls.

The Low Down & Dirty Meet and Greet kicks off at 5 PM with drivers Ryan Smith and Ryan Taylor. Fans are encouraged to take photos and get autographs with these popular Sprint Car drivers.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with Thunder on the Hill as the Series title sponsor joined by Pioneer Pole Buildings, Quaker Steak & Lube, and GALCO Business Communications.

For full rules, format, purse and information visit: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passamore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING, #TOTHRACING

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

Advanced Ticket Entrance: 4:30 PM

Low Down & Dirty Meet & Greet: 5:00 PM

Grandstand Gates: 5:00 PM

Racing: 7:30 PM

General Admission Ticket Pricing: Adults: $25; Children 6-11: $10; Kids 5 & Under: FREE!

Pit Admission: $35

 

 

WHEEL-TO-WHEEL: HODNETT HOLDS OFF CLAUSON AND MARKS FOR PARTY AT PATH VALLEY SPEEDWEEK VICTORY

SPRING RUN, PA (June 26, 2016) – Greg Hodnett picked up the 410 Sprint Car victory in the Fred Rahmer Promotions Harry Fletcher Memorial event at the Path Valley Speedway as part of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek.

Hodnett, of Thomasville, PA, started from the top spot but claiming the $6,600 top prize was no easy task as Hodnett battled with Noblesville, IN’s Bryan Clauson side-by-side for more than 30 circuits.

“Clauson is a fierce competitor. He wins in everything he drives, we raced very hard and very clean. I’m fortunate to compete with someone like him” Hodnett explained to MRN Radio’s Winged Nation host, Steve Post in Victory Lane. “I struggle with these smaller race tracks, I credit this win to my guys who do a great job on this car for these races.”

With Hodnett leading them down to the green flag, trouble brewed early. Rodney Westhafer lightly rolled over in turn 1 bringing the red flag out on the initial start and leading to a complete restart.

Hodnett bolted out in front of the 24-car field, while Lucas Wolfe overtook front-row starter Aaron Ott in the first corner and slide up in front of Hodnett exiting turn four one-lap later.

As the field approached lapped traffic on the sixth circuit, Wolfe and Hodnett would swap the top spot twice. Hodnett pulled inside Wolfe exiting turn two, followed by Wolfe performing a slide job on Hodnett exiting turn four.

Hodnett set steady in the top spot on the eighth lap. With heavy lapped traffic approaching, Clauson – who started in the fifth position – slipped passed Wolfe and into the second position.

Hodnett and Clauson fought wheel-to-wheel, using lapped traffic and crisscrossing grooves. On the 16th circuit Hodnett slid in front of Clauson exiting turn two, forcing Clauson to brake heavily. As Hodnett powered forward Clauson charged back, taking over the top spot briefly just passed the halfway mark, only to forfeit the lead back to Hodnett.

Weaving in and out of lapped traffic on the 27th lap, Hodnett powered off the top groove diving below the cars of Brock Zearfoss and Tyler Ross – a bold move that distanced him from Clauson. Almost simultaneously Brent Mark of Myerstown, PA, came out of nowhere to challenge for the second position.

The field slowed for the final time on lap 32, when Australian competitor Sean Zemunik rolled over in turn 4 forcing a red flag.

A single file restart sealed the deal as Hodnett held off Clauson and Marks to claim his 26th Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek victory. Lucas Wolfe came home in fourth position, Ryan Smith of Kunkleton, PA finished in the fifth spot.

Danny Dietrich of Gettyburg, PA finished in sixth, Ohio invader Cole Duncan finished seventh, Alan Krimes in 8th, Aaron Ott in 9th and Mike Wagner rounded out the top ten.

Collecting $300 for their Heat race wins were Clauson, A.J. Flick, Marks, and Alan Krimes. Heat races were presented by Leffler Energy, Buck Rubs, Freedom Powersports and Emory Transmissions.

Smithburg, Maryland’s Kameron Morral claimed the $1,000 to win, 25 Lap 600cc Micro Sprint feature event. Defending three-time race winner Tyler Walton started on the pole of the event and jumped out front on the initial start, before looping his Juniata Beverage No. 14 T machine in turn four on the first lap and forcing Walton to the rear.

A complete restart handed the lead to Asbury, NJ’s Eric Bodine. Bodine shot out front at the drop of the green flag with Morral and Birdsboro, PA’s Aaron Bollinger right on his tail.

Morral would overtake the top spot on the 19th lap and set the cruise control claiming the victory. Bodine would settle for second, Bollinger in third, Heath Henly in fourth and Garret Bard in fifth.

600cc Micro Sprint heat races were won by Aaron Bollinger, Tyler Walton, Greg Stevens, and Luke Thomas – all collected an additional $100 for their efforts.

A standing room only crowd participated in a full-day of excitement, with the popular Party at the Path event and Truck and Tractor Pull at Hammond’s Grove picnic area.

Three race fans went home with 32” flatscreen televisions courtesy of Leffler Energy.

The next Party at the Path event takes place on Sunday, August 28 at the Path Valley Speedway and will feature the 410 Sprint Cars and the 600cc Micro Sprints.

Fred Rahmer Promotions can be found online at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com, on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions, and on Twitter @RahmerRacing

Path Valley Speedway Park
Speedway Address: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run, PA 17262
Speedway Phone: 717-349-7111
Fred Rahmer Promotions Address: 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944
Series E-Mail: info@fredrahmerpromotions.com
Series Website: www.fredrahmerpromotions.com
Speedway Website: www.pathvalley.com
Twitter: @RahmerRacing
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions

RACE RESULTS

410 SPRINT CARS EAGLE EVERGREEN TIME TRIALS – 1. Greg Hodnett – 10.865, 2. Aaron Ott – 11.072, 3. Lucas Wolfe – 11.082, 4. Ryan Smith – 11.129, 5. Cole Duncan – 11.131 , 6. Mike Wagner – 11.285, 7. Cory Haas – 11.291, 8. Billy Dietrich – 11.298, 9. Bryan Clauson – 11.355, 10. AJ Flick – 11.356, 11. Brent Marks – 11.432, 12. Alan Krimes – 11.442, 13. Brian Montieth – 11.451, 14. Colby Womer – 11.516, 15. Danny Dietrich – 11.533, 16. Rodney Westhafer – 11.565, 17. Brock Zearfoss – 11.737, 18. TJ Stutts – 11.804, 19. Bobby Sandt, Jr. – 11.825 20. Doug Esh – 11.877, 21. Sean Zemunik – 11.986, 22. Mike Wagner II – 11.987, 23. Joey Hershey – 12.063, 24. Tyler Ross – 12.121, 25. Troy Fraker – 12.314, 26. Brad Franks – 12.415, 27. Bill Jones, Jr. – 12.430, 28. Bobby Manzingo – 12.724, 29. Joe Kata III – 12.733

Leffler Energy Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Bryan Clauson 2. Greg Hodnett 3. Brian Montieth 4. Cole Duncan 5. Brock Zearfoss

Buck Rubs Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. A.J. Flick 2. Mike Wagner 3. Aaron Ott 4. TJ Stutts 5. Colby Womer

Freedom Power Sports Heat 3 (10 Laps) – 1. Brent Marks 2. Danny Dietrich 3. Lucas Wolfe 4. Cory Haas 5. Joey Hershey

Emory Transmissions Heat 4 (10 Laps) – 1. Alan Krimes 2. Ryan Smith 3. Billy Dietrich 4. Doug Esh 5. Rodney Westhafer

B-Main (12 Laps) – 1. Sean Zemunik 2. Tyler Ross 3. Joe Kata III 4. Brad Franks

A-Main (40 Laps) – 1. Greg Hodnett 2. Bryan Clauson 3. Brent Marks 4. Lucas Wolfe 5. Ryan Smith 6. Danny Dietrich 7. Cole Duncan 8. Alan Krimes 9. Aaron Ott 10. Mike Wagner 11. Doug Esh 12. AJ Flick 13. Brian Montietih 14. TJ Stutts 15. Cory Haas 16. Tyler Ross 17. Brock Zearfoss 18. Billy Dietrich 19. Colby Womer 20. Joey Hershey 21. Joe Kata 22. Brad Franks 23. Sean Zemunik 24. Rodney Westhafer

600cc Micro Sprints

Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Aaron Bollinger 2. Kameron Morral 3. Mike Dicely 4. Kenny Miller 5. Dexter Strawser

Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. Tyler Walton 2. Heath Hehnly 3. Hayden Miller 4. Steve Whary 5. Tyler Snook

Heat 3 (10 Laps) – 1. Greg Stevens 2. Anthony Macri 3. Chris Gerhart 4. Brendon Bright 5. Garrett Bard

Heat 4 (10 Laps) – 1. Luke Thomas 2. Eric Bodine 3. Jesse Maurer 4. Kyle Lick 5. Matt Riggs-Carr

C-Main (11 Laps) – 1. Travis Scott 2. Tanner Hunnsicker 3. Cory Lawler 4. Dan Braun

B-Main (12 Laps) – 1. Mike Rynard 2. Nick Macri 3. Bradley Weber 4. Travis Scott

A-Main (25 Laps) – 1. Kameron Morral 2. Eric Bodine 3. Aaron Bollinger 4. Heath Hehnly 5. Garrett Burd 6. Anthony Macri 7. Michael Dicely 8. Luke Thomas 9. Jesse Mauer 10. Kyle Lick 11. Chris Gerhart 12. Travis Scott 13. Tyler Snook 14. Matt Carr 15. Hayden Miller 16. Dexter Strauser 17. Kenny Miller 18. Brenden Bright 19. Bradley Weber 20. Mike Rynard 21. Nick Macri 22. Steve Whary 23. Greg Stevens 24. Tyler Walton

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
By Michael Batz

FRANEK REPEATS IN FIRECRACKER FOR 360 SPRINT CARS;
RINE MAKES HISTORY WITH 100TH CAREER LATE MODEL VICTORY;
MITCH & LEISTER WIN PRO STOCKS & ROADRUNNERS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- The start was crucial according to winner Davie Franek, of Wantage, N.J., after the Newville Family of Companies 360 Sprint Car feature was over. Franek marked his second straight win at the speedway as well as his second Firecracker 30 win in a row Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway.

Franek went by Mark Smith in turn four on the first lap and never relinquished the race lead. A great battle for third between Larry Kelleher, Matt Campbell, and Derek Locke was interrupted by a yellow flag on lap 10. The field was brought back to Franek's rear bumper and Mark Smith pulled even with Franek on the restart, but quickly settled back into second. Smith would stay there until the checkered flag.

Locke worked by Kelleher for third. Eric Tomecek rounded out the top five finishers. Jason Schultz was sixth followed by the IBEW Local Union 1319 hard charger Nate Snyder. Matt Campbell took the top honors for the 358 engine competitors from Newville Family of Companies and Lelands.com. Campbell finished eighth with Michael Walter and Jim Shuster the top ten finishers.

Franek and Campbell were the sprint car heat race winners.

Coleby Frye picked a good number to allow the 0 car to start at the front. His goal was to stay there for the full 25 laps in the second race of the Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Challenge Series. Frye looked to be the car to beat while Bryan Bernheisel and Jeff Rine ran second and third.

Bernheisel kept Frye in his sights, but was not able to close in until a yellow flag on lap 15 changed the whole outlook on the race. Frye got out of shape on the restart and the top three drivers went three wide on the restart. Frye and Bernheisel made contact and Rine flew into the race lead.

Rine led a hard charging Chad Hollenbeck when another yellow flag bunched up the field on lap 23. Rine was in search of his 100th career Selinsgrove feature win when the green flag flew. Rine got away from Hollenback on the start and never looked back taking win 100. It was Rine's fourth win of the season.

Hollenbeck finished in second with Andy Haus rounding out the podium finishers. Bernheisel finished in fourth. Tim Wilson gained a bunch of spots at the end to finish in fifth. Danny Snyder, Steve Campbell, Coleby Frye, Dylan Yoder, and Mike Lupfer rounded out the top ten finisher. Heat race wins went to Frye, Snyder, and Rine. Jason Smith was the consolation winner.

Lori Croop led the A&A Auto Stores Pro Stocks to the green flag for the popular stock division’s feature event on Saturday night. Croop led the first two laps before ninth place starter Brad Mitch jumped to the inside on the home stretch to take the top spot. Mitch went much of the race unchallenged, but a late race restart gave the field a shot to take the race win away from Mitch.

Tommy Slanker restarted second with one lap to go after grabbing the spot from Matt Wilson. Slanker followed Mitch into turn one and used the inside to challenge Mitch coming to the checkered flag out of turn four. Mitch held on for his second win of the season and his 21st of his career at Selinsgrove Speedway.

Slanker finished in second followed by Wilson. Jason Zook drove the s8 to a fourth place finish after starting 11th. Jake Buck had a strong run to round out the top five finishers. The top ten finishers included Jim Payne, Matt Hornberger, Jeff Ceballa, Nate Herman, and Peanut Heintzelman. There was a pair of new heat race winners for the Pro Stocks on Saturday when Matt Wilson and John Troxell took checkered.

Ryan Leister was challenged for much of the Roadrunner feature by Keith Bissinger. Even on the final tour of the track Bissinger kept the pressure on Leister. Leister power around the final corner and grabbed the final checkered flag of the evening. Bissinger came home in second. Two-time winner this year Dustin Snook, Ray Zook, and Corey Kepner rounded out the five finishers.

There will be no racing next Saturday (July 2nd) at the Speedway. Sunday, July 3, will be race day at 7:30 p.m. with the 410 Sprint Car Speedweek Finale plus the 305 Sprint Cars and the Pro Stocks have been added in a non-point event. The race will pay tribute to Jan Opperman and Dick Bogar.

Saturday, July 9th, is the rescheduled PEPSI Pack the Track night $5 general admission plus Kids Night featuring the 360 Sprint Cars, Late Models, Pro Stocks, and Roadrunners. There will also be kids bike, big wheel, and power wheels races.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY– 25 June 2016
360 Sprints – 19 Entries
30-Lap A-Main: 1) 28F Davie Franek 2) 1 Mark Smith 3) 77 Derek Locke 4) 76 Larry Kelleher 5) 1W Eric Tomecek 6) 29 Jason Shultz 7) 39 Nate Snyder 8) 16 Matt Campbell 9) 33 Michael Walter 10) C4 Jim Shuster 11) 49S Mallie Shuster 12) 5W Phil Walter 13) 66 Ryan Kissinger 14) 71C Charlie Anderson 15) 706 Mark Sasso 16) 38 Scott Wilson 17) 67 Jason Cherry 18) 98 Sammy Sebedra 19) 99K Cody Keller DNS
Heat Winners: Davie Franek, Matt Campbell
Late Models – 29 Entries
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 3) 76 Andy Haus 4) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 5) 3 Tim Wilson 6) 4S Danny Snyder 7) 2 Steve Campbell 8) 0 Coleby Frye 9) 24 Dylan Yoder 10) 06 Mike Lupfer 11) 9 Hayes Mattern 12) 2 Andrew Yoder 13) Z14 Dave Brouse Sr. 14) 7M Meade Hahn 15) 50R Cody Robbins 16) 10 Dave Stamm 17) 88 Tony Adams 18) 28 Jason Smith 19) 99Z Dave Zona 20) 17 Nick Dickson 21) 86 Austin Berry 22) 33C Chris Casner 23) 1 Gene Knaub 24) 4P Patrick Bryner
Heat Winners: Coleby Frye, Danny Snyder, Jeff Rine
B-Main Winner: Jason Smith
Pro Stocks – 20 Entries
15-Lap A-Main: 1) 10M Brad Mitch 2) 40 Tommy Slanker 3) 83 Matt Wilson 4) 8S Jason Zook 5) 11 Jake Buck 6) 4 Jim Payne 7) 88 Matt Hornberger 8) 28J Jeff Ceballo 9) 6 Nate Herman 10) 99 Peanut Heintzelman 11) 71 Kurt Wray 12) 55 Lori Croop 13) 8M Brandon Moser 14) 89 John Schoch 15) 14C Bill Conrad 16) 19 Brandon Auman 17) 55T John Troxell 18) 70J Jeff Schreffler 19) 33 Curtis Lawton
Heat Winners: John Troxell, Matt Wilson
Roadrunners – 12 Entries
12-Lap A-Main: 1) 14 Ryan Leister 2) 11B Keith Bissinger 3) 15 Dustin Snook 4) 28 Ray Zook 5) 12 Corey Kepner 6) 1 Smith Cope 7) 201 Brian Johnson 8) 7 Butch Shaffer 9) 32 Ken Schreffler 10) 12 Tom Underwood 11) 44 Jim Collier 12) 28 Miranda Minium DNS

 

 

DEVIN BEIDEL CAPTURES FIRST CAREER SUPER SPORTSMAN WIN
Randy Stoudt Makes in Two Straight in Late Models and Alex Updegraff Takes Second Extreme Win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway
YORK HAVEN, PA 6/25/16

Devin Beidel raced to his first career win in Saturday night’s 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature at Susquehanna Speedway.

Aboard the Reinford Landscapes, Country Butcher Shop/Weston’s Lawn Care/Pickney Racing Engines/Hilton Lock Service No. 19, the Newville, PA driver started fourth on the grid and raced past early race leader Lanny Hake with three laps complete.

Once taking the top spot, Beidel was able to keep the rest of the field at bay as he scored that elusive first career win.

Scott Dellinger came from his 10th starting spot to secure the runner-up finish ahead of Tom Wyckoff, point leader Scott Geesey who started 14th and Adam Wrey.

Completing the top ten finishers were Kenny Edkin, Jay Fannasy, Paul Miller, Russ Mitten and Tony Jackson. Mitten earned the Hard Charger award after starting 24th using his nephew Timmie Barrick’s race car. Mitten blew the motor in his own No. 77 during heat race action.

Heats for the 30 Super Sportsman were won by Rick Barr, Beidel and Davey Walsh.

In what was billed as one of the best races in history at the track, Boyertown, PA driver Randy Stoudt came away with the win in the 25-lap Precise Racing 358 Late Model feature.

Chase Billet led the first seven laps before Charlie Potts took over. Potts’ lead was short-lived as Billet regained the lead on lap 20 as 10th starting Stoudt and Randy Christine, Jr. went three wide for the top spot as the trio raced through the third and fourth corners during lap 20.

Stoudt gained control of the event with 21 laps complete and drove off from the field to post his second straight and third overall win of the year about the Leinbach Motorsports No. NINE machine.

Billet finished second ahead of Christine with 16th starting DJ Myers coming home fourth ahead of Potts with Steve Billet, Shaun Jones, Sam Gallagher, Travis Mease and Kyle Lear rounding out the top ten.

Potts, Lear and C. Billet won heats for the 25 late models. Jason Nace won the consolation.

Alex Updegraff came from his 11th starting spot to post the win in the 50-lap Xtreme Stock feature. Updegraff’s second win of the year came after taking the lead on lap 32 and driving to the win over Matt Wampler, Brian Rehbein, Michael Smith (who led the first 31 laps) and John Frye.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action on Saturday July 2 with a huge racing program highlighted by the Firecracker 40 presented by Dellingers Auto Body for the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman and the Topless 40 for Late Models sponsored by Harbaugh Amusement Machine and Creekside Auto Sales. The Street Stocks are also on the July 2 program and it will also be EMMR Night at the speedway. .Pits open at 2PM with grandstands opening at 4PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results and follow Susquehanna Speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS 6/25/16

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN (25LAPS)
1. Devin Beidel, 2. Scott Dellinger, 3. Tom Wyckoff, 4. Scott Geesey, 5. Adam Wrey, 6. Kenny Edkin, 7. Jay Fannasy, 8. Paul Miller, 9. Russ Mitten, 10. Tony Jackson, 11. Bruce Buckwalter, Jr. 12. Mike Enders, 13. Steve Wilbur, 14. Lanny Hake, 15. John Stoll, Jr., 16. Justin Foster, 17. Nate Young, 18. Gregg Foster, 19. Rich Eichelberger, 20. Steve Fannasy, 21. Troy Hockenberry, 22. Davey Walsh, 23. Chad Criswell, 24. Rick Barr.
Did Not Qualify: Russ Lebo, Troy Rhome, Doug Dodson, Timmie Barrick, Austin Lorah, Bill Brown.

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT. . . . . .

410 SPRINTS & 358 MODIFIEDS INVADE GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR BIG DOUBLEHEADER TUESDAY NIGHT

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings will present one of the biggest events of the 2016 Thunder Series when the 410 Sprints and 358 NASCAR Modifieds invade the “hill” for an exciting double header. The 410 Sprints will take part in the Annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series event chasing $5,000 to win. The 358 Modifieds will chase a $3,000 payday. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

Pre-entered 410 sprint drivers include Double “D” Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg, PA, winner of the Thunder Cup at Grandview in 2015. Prior to the Thunder Cup, Greg Hodnett won the four previous 410 shows at Grandview. Other entries include Bryan Clauson, Freddie Rahmer, Lucas Wolfe, JJ Grasso, Billy Dietrich, Ryan Smith, Alan Krimes, Aaron Ott, Brent Marks, Ryan Taylor and Davey Sammons to name a few.

Time trials for the 410 sprints will open the show and a new one lap track record could be established. Jeff Shepard holds the current fast time mark of 11.433 set on May 21, 2008. Heat race qualifying, the “B” main and a 35 lap 410 sprint feature will headline the race card. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds will compete in a series of heat race events, a consolation and a $3,000 to win 30 lap feature. Rick Laubach parked in victory lane winning the modified feature at the Thunder Series event on Tuesday night, June 7.

Adult admission tickets are $25, children 6 -11 $10 and children under 5 will be admitted for free. A pit license is not required and the pit fee is $35.

Advance grandstand tickets may be reserved by calling 443 513 4456. Please leave your name, number of tickets and a phone number. You may pick-up and purchase your tickets on race night (Tuesday, June 28) at the Will Call Window after 4 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstand at 4:30 PM. General admission tickets will go on sale at 5 PM.

Race fans are invited to come out early and take part in the always entertaining Low, Down & Dirty Meet & Greet that takes place at the front gate. Several drivers and cars will be on display to welcome the race fans to Thunder on the Hill. Race fans may also sign up to take part in the Pre-Race Pit Tours. It is absolutely free, just sign up at the main gate and take a tour of the pit area prior to the start of the races. Did you always have a desire to watch a few laps from the infield? Well you can at any Thunder on the Hill event. Sign up inside the front gate for the Inside-Out Promotion and you can watch warm-ups from the infield.

Of course, after the racing event you are invited to be part of the victory lane celebration and also visit all the competitors in the pit area.

The Tuesday, June 28 event will be the one-hundred and twentieth Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event at Grandview and 2016 marks the twenty-seventh season of the Thunder Series.

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

 

 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PENNSYLVANIA SPEEDWEEK

17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., July 2, 2016 (7:30 PM) - 358 Sprints (“Nouse Signs & Graphics Summer Series” event), PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints, and 600 Xcel Modifieds

Sat., July 9, 2016 (7:30 PM) - 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws

Sat., July 16, 2016 (7:30 PM) - JOHN GLEIM JR. EXCAVATING NIGHT: 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Central PA Legends

DEWEASE TAKES ROUND ONE OF 2016 PENNSYLVANIA SPEEDWEEK for 39TH CAREER LINCOLN WIN;

Bob Stough holds off Chaney and Montgomery for fifth Lincoln Central PA Legends victory

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 6/25/2016 – Lance Dewease was never really gone. But his performances in a limited number of appearances has amazed even the most doubting fans in 2016.

Dewease started on the pole, followed outside front row starter Lucas Wolfe for the first eight laps, drove by the Zemco #1 in heavy lapped traffic on lap eight to take the lead for good in claiming the $7,000 top prize on what turned out to be opening night of the 26th Annual Pennsylvania Speedweek Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway.

“It’s fun to be back,” said Dewease after scoring his 39th career Lincoln win in 17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial, “It’s been a long time since they’ve been here, and I haven’t raced here any this year.” It was the first Kreitz car win at Lincoln in ten years.

Once in the lead, Dewease pulled away from the field to a four-second advantage in heavy lapped traffic when the first caution of the event came out for Cory Haas, who made contact with Doug Esh and came to a stop sideways on the back stretch. Haas changed a flat tire and rejoined the race.

Fifth-starting Stevie Smith had worked his way into second for the restart, with Danny Dietrich third after a multi-lap battle with Greg Hodnett.

They were still running first through third when the red flag came out for Gerard McIntyre, who rolled onto his side after contact with Esh on turn four on lap 24.

“The surface is a little different,” said Dewease of his first Lincoln appearance of the year, “We struggled all night. We were pretty good there once we got going. But after that last caution I was just hanging on. I wasn’t that good, and I didn’t know where to run. I saw Stevie and kinda knew where he was probably going to be. When Danny popped to third…you know, he can run anywhere around this place.”

Dietrich found a burst of speed over the final laps to close within two car-lengths of Dewease at the finish, just .284 seconds behind the winner. Smith settled for third, with Hodnett and Wolfe rounding out the top five.

“It’s an honor for me to drive this for Donnie and with Davey working on it,” reflected Dewease, “The whole Kreitz family and the whole crew. We’re just here having fun. It is what it is. We may not have had the best race car we had all year, but we took advantage of a good starting spot here tonight.”

Dewease’s win in the Kevin Gobrecht Memorial gave him the early points lead in the Speedweek series (166), 15 points ahead of Danny Dietrich (151), followed by Hodnett (148), Stevie Smith (143), and Wolfe (135).

Sixth through tenth were 13th-starting Brent Marks, hard charger Aaron Ott (who came from 19th), Brian Montieth, Alan Krimes, and Robbie Kendall.

Fast time in time trials over the 40-car was set by Greg Hodnett with a one-lap time of 13.375-seconds (100.935 MPH). Heats for the sprints were won by Stevie Smith, Jim Siegel, Wolfe, and Krimes. Brock Zearfoss won the B-Main.

Bob Stough won his heat, drew a #6 pill for the feature inversion, and came from sixth to score his fifth career Lincoln win in the Central PA Legends feature.

Stough was the four different leader of the event. Scott Haudeshell led the first two laps from the pole before Lucas Montgomery took the lead on lap three. He led until Mason Chaney wrestled the lead away on lap 16. Stough caught Chaney for the top spot on a lap 19 restart and was scored the leader of the final two laps.

Second through fifth were Chaney, Montgomery, Australian invader Hayden Pascoe, and Travis Perry.

Heats for the 32 Legends were won by Stough, Perry, and Chaney, with Chris McKinney winning the consolation.

Lincoln swings back into action next Saturday night, July 2nd, with the Nouse Signs & Graphics Summer 358 Sprint Series event, PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints, and 600 Xcel Modifieds. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, June 25, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

PENNSYLVANIA SPEEDWEEK

17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial

410 Sprint Feature Finish (30 Laps) – 1. 69K-Lance Dewease ($7,000); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 51S-Stevie Smith; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett; 5. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 6. 19M-Brent Marks; 7. 25-Aaron Ott; 8. 21-Brian Montieth; 9. 87-Alan Krimes; 10. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 11. 15-Adam Wilt; 12. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 13. 59-Jim Siegel; 14. 11C-Cory Haas; 15. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 16. 07-Doug Esh; 17. 23-TJ Stutts; 18. 17W-Bryan Clauson; 19. 52-Austin Hogue; 20. 2D-Chase Dietz; 21. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss; 22. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr. (DNF); 23. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF); DNS – 2W-Glenndon Forsythe. No Time

Lap Leaders – Lucas Wolfe (1-8), Lance Dewease (9-30)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 51S-Stevie Smith; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 25-Aaron Ott; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 39-Anthony Macri; 10. 10K-Joe Kata, III. Time – 2:26.030

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 2D-Chase Dietz; 7. 12B-Brad Frank; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody; 9. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss; 10. 83-Cody Fairchok. Time – 2:25.912

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 2. 19M-Brent Marks; 3. 17W-Bryan Clausen; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 07-Doug Esh; 6. 1X-Chad Trout; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 9. 5-Tyler Ross; 10. 12W-Troy Fraker. Time – 2:31.896

410 Sprint Heat Four Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 23-TJ Stutts; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 69K-Lance Dewease; 6. 94-Ryan Smith; 7. 75-Frankie Herr; 8. 4-John Rudisill; 9. 3B-Randy Baughman; 10. 12-Mike Bittinger. Time – 2:32.876

B-Main Finish (12 Laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 3z-Brock Zearfoss; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 94-Ryan Smith; 6. 5-Tyler Ross; 7. 1X-Chad Trout; 8. 75-Frankie Herr; 9. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 10. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 11. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 12. 99M-Kyle Moody; 13. 83-Cody Fairchok; 14. 12W-Troy Fraker; 15. 12B-Brad Franks; 16. 4-John Rudisill; 17. 39-Anthony Macri; 18. 21T-Scott Fisher. No Time

Time Trial Results - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.375-seconds (100.935 MPH); 2. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.528; 3. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.610; 4. 69K-Lance Dewease, 13.629; 5. 51s-Stevie Smith, 13.727; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.753; 7. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.778; 8. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.813; 9. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.816; 10. 11c-Cory Haas, 13.838; 11. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.846; 12. 23-T.J. Stutts, 13.890; 13. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.937; 14. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.943; 5. 17w-Bryan Clauson, 13.956; 16. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.964; 17. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 14.065; 18. 3z-Brock Zearfoss, 14.068; 19. 07-Doug Esh, 14.073; 20. 8-Billy Dietrich, 14.082; 21. 25-Aaron Ott, 14.093; 22. 52-Austin Hogue, 14.111; 23. 1x-Chad Trout, 14.248; 24. 94-Ryan Smith, 14.354; 25. 21t-Scott Fisher, 14.355; 26. 12b-Brad Franks, 14.362; 27. 5-Tyler Ross, 14.363; 28. 3B-Randy Baughman, 14.392; 29. 39-Anthony Macri, 14.412; 30. 2d-Chase Dietz, 14.464; 31. 1*-Tim Wagaman, 14.504; 32. 75-Frankie Herr, 14.599; 33. 74-Dwayne Gutshall, 14.611; 34. 99m-Kyle Moody, 14.622; 35. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 14.628; 36. 4-John Rudisill, 14.704; 37. 10K-Joe Kata, III, 14.799; 38. 83-Cody Fairchok, 14.934; 39. 12w-Troy Fraker, 15.234; 40. 12-Mike Bittinger, NT.

Central PA Legends:

Legends Feature Finish(20 Laps) – 1. 0-Bob Stough; 2. 8CR-Mason Cheney; 3. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 4. 18AU-Hayden Pascoe; 5. 19-Travis Perry; 6. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 7. 91-Justin Mitchell; 8. 85-Chad Earnst; 9. 83-Jason Gastley; 10. 93-Travis McClelland; 11. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 12. 18-Chris Transeau; 13. 9-Rick Hartwig; 14. 53-Bill Diehl; 15. 43-Tony Mracovich; 16. 79-Ed Trump; 17. 3M-Chris McKinney; 18. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 19. 41-Matt Miller; 20. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 21. X-Justice Forbes; 22. 25-Cody Madison (DNF); 23. 521-Scott Deemer, Sr. (DNF); 24. 13R-Joe Radle (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Scott Haudeshell (1-2); Lucas Montgomery (3-15); Mason Chaney (16-18); Bob Stough (19-20)

Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 07-Bob Stough; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 85-Chad Earnst; 4. 18-Hayden Pascoe; 5. 53-Bill Diehl; 6. X-Justice Forbes; 7. 521-Scott Deamer, Sr.; 8. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 9. 6-Todd Rahley; 10. 22-Reed Salony (DNF); 11. 93-Travis McClelland (DNF). No Time

Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 19-Travis Perry; 2. 15H-Harlen Leppo; 3. 43-Tony Mranivich; 4. 13R-Joe Radle; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. 25-Cody Madison; 7. 3-Chris McKinney; 8. 94-Greg Burd; 9. Wayne Welsh; 10. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 11. 41-Matt Miller (DNF). Time – 2:44.72

Legends Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 8CR-Mason Cheney; 2. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 3. 91-Justin Mitchell; 4. 83-Jason Gastley; 5. 79-Ed Trump; 6. 9-Rick Hartwig; 7. 8-Robert Shaw; 8. 82-Shaun Aloney; 9. 8-Austin Bellemare; 10. 119K-John Kouti (DNF); 11. 4-Eli Dodge (DNF). No Time

Legends Consi Finish (8 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 3M-Chris McKinney; 2. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 3. 93-Travis McClelland; 4. 521-Scott Deemer, Sr.; 5. 41-Matt Miller; 6. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 7. 82. Shaun X; 8. 99-Wayne Welsh; 9. 8-Robert Shaw; 10. 4-Eli Dodge

 

 

 

Friday June 24, 2016
Trail-Way Speedway
Hanover, PA

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Fri., July 1, 2016 – 358 Sprints, 600 Micro Sprints, Street Stocks, Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)
Sat., July 2, 2016 – “Kings of Crash” Junk Car Demolition, Figure 8, Powder Puff, Trail-Way/Susquehanna Limited Stocks/Road Warriors Shootout (Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Heats at 6:00 p.m.)

BITTINGER WINS FIRST OF YEAR IN TRAIL-WAY “358” SPRINTS;
Brian Walls takes street stock feature; Cox, Carroll, and Rickrode other TW winners

HANOVER, PA (6/24/2016) – “Where’s the full moon?”

So asked Abbottstown’s Mike Bittinger after scoring his first win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

Bittinger started on the outside of the front row, outran polesitter Seth Kearchner to the first turn, and led every lap of the event.

“I don’t really like running up front. I’d rather have someone to chase,” said Bittinger after exiting his Apple Automotive/Boulder Pools/Big Mike’s Crabhouse/Newman’s Racing Engines #12 in victory lane, “But I’m glad we started up there tonight because I’m not sure we would have passed anyone. We spun out lining up for the feature last time!”

Red flags marred the first two attempts to start the race. The first was for Dwight Leppo, who flipped in turn two, and the second was for David Holbrook, who turned over in turn three. Both drivers were uninjured, as was Isaac Sneeringer, who flipped hard into the second turn catch fence on lap 15.

“I put the wing back at the start and that was a mistake,” said Bittinger, “So I pushed it back up.”

Crossing second 1.34 seconds behind the winner was Kearchner, with hard charger Doug Hamaker (who came from seventh starting spot), Jeff Halligan, and Cody Fletcher rounding out the top five. Sixth through eighth were Zach Euculano, Kody Hartlaub, and Dalton Dietrich. Brandon Noel and Sneeringer were credited with ninth and tenth.

Qualifiers for the 15 “358” sprinters were won by Leppo and Fletcher.

Brian Walls came from tenth starting spot to win in his first appearance of the year in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Walls took the lead from outside front row starter and race-long leader Zach Myers when Myers got out of shape in turns three and four of lap 12 and drove away to a 1.44-second win.

Second through fifth were Mike Goodwin, ninth-starting Jeremy Stremmel, Doug Bennett, and 13th-starting Matt Wampler.

Heats for the 15 street stocks were won by Eric Johnson and Bennett.

Following a one-hour rain delay, Steven Cox took the lead from polesitter Nick Gower on lap 11 and claimed his first win of the year in the 20-lap Mason/Dixon 270cc micro-sprint feature.

Gower hung on for second, with Bill Laughman, Levi Peck, and Cory Myers completing the top five.

Qualifiers for the 17 micros were won by Peck and Cox.

Robbie Carroll scored his first win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature. He became the third leader of the race on lap seven. Julio Perez led the first two laps before Jason Chronister took over. Chronister dropped from the field three laps after Carroll took the lead.

Second through fifth were Matt Chronister (who came from the rear after diving to the pits to remove some debris from the driver’s side of his car on the initial start that led to a caution for debris that was also on the race track), Perez, Sarah Redmond, and Charles Millender.

Heats for the 17 limited stocks were won by Jason Chronister (seventh win in eight heat races this year) and Carroll.

Brothers Mark Rickrode, Jr. and Scott Rickrode finished one-two in the 20-lap Les Coghill Memorial for Vintage Cars. The field was cut in half when six race teams left during the rain delay. It was Mark Rickrode’s first-ever win in his 1874 AMC Gremlin designed to look like the old Kenny Weld modified.

Third through fifth behind the Rickrodes were Randy Minich, Gene Wrightstone, and Stew Wenrich.

Rickrode also won the lone heat for the 12 Vintage Cars.

Next Friday, July 1st, Trail-Way is back in action with the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprint Cars. Joining the Sprints will be the 600 Micro Sprints, Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints and the Street Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with heats scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.

The following day, Saturday, July 2nd, Trail-Way hosts the first of two Junk Car Demolitions of the 2016 season. Joining the “Kings of Crash” Junk Car Demo, will be the Figure 8 and Powder Puff classes. The Limited Stocks will participate in the Trail-Way/Susquehanna Shootout. Gates open at 4:00 p.m., with heats beginning at 6:00 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 flag.

Friday June 24, 2016
Trail-Way Speedway
Hanover, PA
For Immediate Release

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 12-Mike Bittinger; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; 7. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 8. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 9. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 10. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer (DNF); 11. 64-Randy Whisler (DNF); 12. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF); 13. 4R-Tyler Walton (DNF); 14. 77-David Holbrook (DNF); 15. 4-Dwight Leppo (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders: Mike Bittinger (1-25)

358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 12-Mike Bittinger; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 77-David Holbrook; 6. 10B-Brandon Noel; 7. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 8. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer (DNF). Time – 2:20.22

358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 4. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 5. 4R-Tyler Walton; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; 7. 64-Randy Whisler. Time – 2:27.22

MASON DIXON 270 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 58-Steven Cox; 2. 10-Nik Gower; 3. 2-Bill Laughman; 4. 64-Levi Peck; 5. 20-Cory Myers; 6. 21T-Toby Blumenshine; 7. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 8. 84-Zachary Glass; 9. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 10. 2C-Chris Kennedy; 11. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 12. 09-John Horton; 13. 32-Chad Myers (DNF); 14. 5K-Mike Rutherford (DNF); 15. 22-Mike Boer (DNF); 16. 6-Tim McClelland (DNS); 17. 44-Richard Crunkilton (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Nik Gower (1-10); Steven Cox (11-20)

270 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 64-Levi Peck; 2. 2-Bill Laughman; 3. 20-Cory Myers; 4. 32-Chad Myers; 5. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 6. 84-Zachary Glass; 7. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 8. 09-John Horton; 9. 44-Richard Crunkilton (DNS). Time – 2:13.10

270 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 58-Steven Cox; 2. 10-Nik Gower; 3. 5K-Mike Rutherford; 4. 21T-Toby Blumenshine; 5. 22-Mike Boer; 6. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 7. 2C-Chris Kennedy; 8. 6-Tim McClelland (DNF). No time.

STREET STOCKS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 1M-Brian Walls; 2. 33-Michael Goodwin; 3. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 4. 77M-Doug Bennett; 5. 100-Matt Wampler; 6. 94M-Zach Myers; 7. 94-Dalton Myers; 8. 45-Howard Williams; 9. 27H-Joey Harrison; 10. 11-Branden Staccone; 11. 60-Aaron Beard (DNF); 12. 81F-Marshall McMullen (DNF); 13. 1J-Eric Johnson (DNF); 14. 4J-Jim Jacobs (DNF); 15. 17-Brian Blank, Jr. (DNF); 16. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Zach Myers (1-11); Brian Walls (12-20)

Street Stocks Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 1J-Eric Johnson; 2. 94M-Zach Myers; 3. 33-Michael Goodwin; 4. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 5. 27H-Joey Harrison; 6. 11-Branden Staccone; 7. 100-Matt Wampler (DNF); 8. 60-Aaron Beard (DNF). No time.

Street Stocks Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 77M-Doug Bennett; 2. 4J-Jim Jacobs; 3. 1M-Brian Walls; 4. 81F-Marshall McMullen; 5. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.; 6. 45-Howard Williams; 7. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft (DNF); 8. 94-Dalton Myers (DNF). Time – 2:39.82

LIMITED STOCKS

FEATURE (15 Laps) – 1. 69-Robbie Carroll; 2. 81-Matt Chronister; 3. 16-Julio Perez; 4. 96-Sarah Redmond; 5. 64-Charles Millender; 6. 30-Justin Wagaman; 7. 88-Justin Wagaman; 8. 90-Lee Redman; 9. 36-Bobby Wellman; 10. 3-Chelsea Weaver; 11. 98-Daniel Hamm, Jr.; 12. 77-Matt Worley; 13. 42-Cliff Szczepanski; 14. 32-Jeff Foster (DNF); 15. 38-Jason Chronister (DNF); 16. 39-Shane Miller (DNF); 17 99-Creden Sponseller, Jr. (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Julio Perez (1-2); Jason Chronister (3-6); Robbie Carroll (7-15)

Limited Stock Heat 1 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 38-Jason Chronister; 2. 30-Justin Wagaman; 3. 96-Sarah Redmond; 4. 16-Julio Perez; 5. 64-Charles Millender; 6. 3-Chelsea Weaver; 7. 36-Bobby Wellman; 8. 77-Matt Worley; 9. 42-Cliff Szczepanski. Time – 2:05.04

Limited Stock Heat 2 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 69-Robbie Carroll; 2. 81-Matt Chronister; 3. 39-Shane Miller; 4. 90-Lee Redman; 5. 98-Daniel Hamm, Jr.; 6. 99-Creden Sponseller, Jr.; 7. 88-Justin Oberlin (DNF); 8. 32-Jeff Foster (DNF). Time – 2:01.78

PENN MAR VINTAGE CARS – LES COGHILL MEMORIAL

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 29-Mark Rickrode, Jr.; 2. 4-Scott Rickrode; 3. 707-Randy Minich; 4. 34-Gene Wrightstone; 5. U2-Stew Wenrich; 6. 92-Robert Donnelly; 7. 0-Glenn Pobletts (DNS); 8. 66-Shaun Yoder (DNS); 9. 89-Ronald Rowles (DNS); 10. 911F-Fred Thompson (DNS); 11. 97-Brian Gagliardo (DNS); 12. 07-Wyatt Jacobus (DNS). Time – 6:23.83

Lap Leaders: Mark Rickrode, Jr. (1-20)

Vintage Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 29-Mark Rickrode, Jr.; 2. 0-Glenn Pobletts; 3. 34-Gene Wrightstone; 4. 4-Scott Rickrode; 5. U2-Stew Wenrich; 6. 97-Brian Gagliardo; 7. 66-Shaun Yoder; 8. 707-Randy Minich; 9. 92-Robert Donnelly; 10. 89-Ronald Rowles; 11. 07-Wyatt Jacobus; 12. 911F-Fred Thompson. No time.

 

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Hosts PA Speedweek Twice This Week!!

Speedweek action hits oval for Thursday, June 30 special and again July 2

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6/26/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will be in action twice during the week coming up as two big PA Speedweek shows hit the track, first on Thursday, June 30 and again on Saturday, July 2.

Both shows begin at 7:30 pm.

The entire 2016 speedweek series is sponsored by Always Racing, a pastoral organization that ministers to the motorsports community during times of trauma and also in spiritual need.

The June 30 program features the PA Speedweek sprint cars in a 30-lap main paying $7,000 to win.

The Gray’s Auto and Towing econo late models are also on the program.

Saturday’s show features the speedweek sprints in another 30-lap main, paying $5,000 to the victor.

The second Port Royal race in the inaugural Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series with Selinsgrove Speedway is also slated for the holiday weekend card.

The Moon Shine Camo Series event will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start the 25-lap main event for the super late models.

Beavertown’s Hayes Mattern kicked off the series at Port Royal on April 23.

Gates for the Thursday special open at 5:30 pm with Saturday gates opening at 4:30 pm.

Adult general admission Thursday is $20 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for $7.

Saturday adult admission is $22 with $7 admission for students.

Already a one-time winner at the track this season, Royersford’s Steve Buckwalter is the defending Port Royal speedweek winner.

The last and only other time that the track has been able to complete two speedweek events in one year was in 2011 when Greg Hodnett and Justin Henderson split a pair of Port Royal features.

Hodnett has been by far the big winner at the track this season, recently recording his sixth oval triumph of the year to increase his point lead in a quest for a first-ever Port Royal track title.

Stevie Smith is the defending overall PA Speedweek series titlist.

Hodnett will be trying to net car owner Michael Heffner his first series title in 2016 aboard Heffner’s famed No. 27.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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Port Royal Thursday Speedweek Sprint Special To Be Live Pay-Per-View

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

6/28/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Plans are in place for pay-per-view live streaming of the Thursday, June 30 PA Speedweek event at Port Royal Speedway.

There of course will be no substitute for attending in person but the Port Royal sprinting special will be hosted live on www.dirtstation.com for those who just can’t attend.

Streaming price for the show at Port Royal is $20 for those who wish to log on.

Adult general admission for the show in person is likewise $20.

Racing at Port Royal begins with time trials at 7:30 on Thursday followed by heat races and a 30-lap feature paying $7,000 to win.

The econo late models are also on the mid-week program.

Port Royal returns on Saturday for a second night of speedweek action that also includes the Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series along with a feature for the xtreme stocks.

Saturday gates open at 4:30 pm.


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$10,000 To Win Williams Grove Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial Is Friday

305 sprints also in action

6/26/16

Mechanicsburg –Williams Grove Speedway will host the biggest event of the 26th Pennsylvania Speedweek series this Friday, July 1 at 8 pm when it hosts the 28th annual Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars at 8 pm, paying a hefty $10,000 to win out of a purse worth over $30,000.

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.

The entire 2016 speedweek series is sponsored by Always Racing, a pastoral organization that ministers to the motorsports community during times of trauma and also in spiritual need.

A special holiday fireworks display is also slated during this Friday’s program.

The PASS/IMCA 305 sprints will also be on the holiday 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.

Doug Esh is the defending Smith Memorial champion.

Friday’s event will again be part of the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series at the oval.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 on the night will be donated the 4 Diamonds Fund.

The 4 Diamonds Fund is an organization set up through the Penn State Children's Hospital in Hershey to help fight childhood cancer.

Adult general admission for the show is $20 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

June 22, 2016

MATT SHEPPARD WINS SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MODIFIEDS AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY
Greg Hodnett is URC Sprint car winner once again

MECHANICSBURG, PA – In the first visit in 10 years by the Super Dirtcar Series Modifieds to Williams Grove Speedway, it was Matt Sheppard taking the $6,000 win Wednesday night. It was the 36th career series win for the four-time champion.
Meanwhile, it was Greg Hodnett beating Mark Smith in the United Racing Club 360-Sprint car feature.
Tim Fuller started on the pole of the 100-lap modified feature and grabbed the early race lead over Ryan Watt and Sheppard. The first caution flew when Stewart Friesen slowed with seven laps completed.
Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., would get by Watt for second on the restart as Fuller continued to lead. Billy Decker was running fourth and former World of Outlaws Sprint car champion Dave Blaney was up to fifth from eighth.
The caution flew when Eldon Payne’s tire shredded on the frontstretch with 19 laps completed. Watt would get back by Sheppard for second. Fuller led a freight train of modifiedS around the inside line of the speedway as the top groove went away.
Fuller held a comfortable lead as Sheppard would get back around Watt for second with a move off turn four and down the frontstretch. Fuller closed on the back of the field and Sheppard closed on him.
The leaders got a break with 37 laps completed when Danny Johnson slowed in turn four. The top three remained the same following the restart, but Blaney moved up to fourth.
Sheppard began to pressure Fuller for the lead. They made contact in turn four and Sheppard was the new leader as they completed lap 53. Watt slowed moving Blaney up to third and bringing out the caution flag.
The top three remained the same following the restart, but another caution flew with 61 completed. Two more cautions slowed the pace.
Blaney tried to take second but couldn’t quite make the pass as they raced into turn one. A third turn spin slowed the field again with 25 to go. Blaney was able to make the pass work this time.
Sheppard initially pulled away, but Blaney was there with 15 laps left. Blaney got to Sheppard’s bumper two times, but couldn’t get to his inside.
Blaney’s final shot came with seven laps to go as the caution flew.
Sheppard got a good restart and controlled the final laps to get the win by 2.702 seconds over Blaney, Fuller, Larry Wight and Decker. Friesen rebounded for sixth and Frank Cozze seventh and Mike Mahaney eighth. Brett Hearn came from the rear to ninth and Keith Flach rounded out the top 10.
“The track starting locking down a little bit early,” said Sheppard. “I decided to ride it out and drive the car nice and straight. On the long runs, it seemed like the guys in front of us would get slower and slower and we’d maintain. I think that’s what won the race for us tonight. I was able to keep the air in the right rear tire. Once we got out front, I wanted to hit my marks and take it easy and drive the thing straight and we were able to do that. To put a win at Williams Grove on my resume means a lot.”
Brett Hearn set overall quick time with a lap of 20.893 seconds. Heat races for the 34 modifieds were won by Hearn, Stewart Friesen, Frank Cozze and Matt Sheppard. Duane Howard won the consolation.
A three-car crash on the frontstretch involving Kody Lehman, Adam Carberry and Will Eggimann brought out the red flag on the initial start of the United Racing Club 360-Sprint car feature.
When the race resumed, Robbie Stillwaggon grabbed the race lead over Jason Shultz, Mark Smith and seventh starter Hodnett.
The caution flew with one lap completed for a spin by Chuck Hebing.
Hodnett had passed Smith before the caution and got Shultz with a pass off turn two. Hodnett was running the bottom and Stillwaggon pounding the top.
Smith moved by Shultz for second as Hodnett and Stillwaggon were about even at the backstretch bridge. They were still close at the flagstand with Stillwaggon leading to complete lap seven.
Hodnett finally made the bottom groove work off turn two to take the lead. Stillwaggon fought back entering turn three in traffic, but Hodnett got back by off turn four to complete lap 10 as the leader.
Smith passed Stillwaggon and had a run on Hodnett coming off the second turn, but the race was slowed when Jason Clauss slowed to a stop on the backstretch with 12 laps completed.
Hodnett pulled away from Smith on the restart. URC point leader Davie Franek passed Shultz and Stillwaggon and was up to third as Hodnett worked the bottom and Smith the top.
Hodnett closed on a group of lapped cars with three laps to go, but stayed smooth and straight on the bottom. Smith closed on the final lap, but Hodnett passed three slower cars in the final turn to keep Smith in second by 1.203 seconds at the checkers.
“The car has been really good,” said Hodnett. “Rider just built this motor this year. It runs really good. We’ve been fortunate to have great starting positions and able to move through the heat races. We were bad in one and two. I thought in three and four as long as we had track position, we’d be okay.”
Smith, Franek, Stillwaggon and Shultz completed the top five. Curt Michael, Lucas Wolfe, Josh Weller, Glenndon Forsythe and Chris Arnold rounded out the top 10.
Heat races for the 24 URC Sprints were won by Franek, Hebing and Hodnett.

Super Dirt Series Modifieds (100 laps): 1. Matt Sheppard. 2. Dave Blaney. 3. Tim Fuller. 4. Larry Wight. 5. Billy Decker. 6. Stewart Friesen. 7. Frank Cozze. 8. Mike Mahaney. 9. Brett Hearn. 10. Keith Flach. 11. Chad Phelps. 12. Vic Coffey. 13. Peter Britten. 14. Max McLaughlin. 15. Ryan Arbithnot. 16. Duane Howard. 17. Pat Ward. 18. Ryan Watt. 19. Yan Bussiere. 20. Erick Rudolph. 21. Jimmy Phelps. 22. Rick Regalski Jr. 23. Danny Johnson. 24. Tyler Dippel. 25. Rick Scagliotta. 26. Eldon Payne. 27. Tom Sheetz. 28. Dominick Buffalino. 29. Jimmy Horton. 30. Mat Williamson.
URC Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Greg Hodnett. 2. Mark Smith. 3. Davey Franek. 4. Robbie Stillwaggon. 5. Jason Shultz. 6. Curt Michael. 7. Lucas Wolfe. 8. Josh Weller. 9. Glenndon Forsythe. 10. Chris Arnold. 11. Jimmy Stitzel. 12. Justin Whitall. 13. Eric Tomecek. 14. Troy Betts. 15. Paulie Colagiovanni. 16. Mike Walter. 17. Brent Michalski. 18. Jason Clauss. 19. Keith Prutzman. 20. Chuck Hebing. 21. Kody Lehman. 22. Adam Carberry. 23. Will Eggimann. DNS: Derek Locke

 

 

QUEST FOR RECLAMATION: POSSE COMPETITORS BATTLE TO CLAIM PARTY AT THE PATH VICTORIES ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26

SPRING RUN, PA (June 22, 2016) – The kingpin of the Pennsylvania Posse clan of Sprint Car racers, Fred Rahmer, transitioned from full-time competitor to full-time promoter two years ago -- holding events at Path Valley Speedway in Spring Run, Pennsylvania.

Yet, despite Rahmer’s Posse allegiance, the greatest racers in Central Pennsylvania remain winless at ‘The Path.’

“These guys just can’t get it together enough to beat the outsiders,” Rahmer said of his cohorts. “It’s starting to feel like PA Posse versus the world.”

Outsiders Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Chad Kemenah of Findlay, Ohio have claimed Path Valley victories. While, last year’s Speedweek event was won by Stevie Smith of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma – a de facto Posse victory aboard a Rahmer-owned machine.

Gettysburg, PA’s Danny Dietrich and Dillsburg, PA’s Aaron Ott maintain the highest average finishing positions of all competitors at Path Valley and either could claim victory. Dietrich finished in the runner-up spot in 2015, with TJ Stutts, Lance Dewease, Brent Marks, Ott, Lucas Wolfe, Ryan Taylor and Greg Hodnett all finishing in the top-10.

The Pennsylvania Posse quest for reclamation begins on Sunday, June 26 for the Third Annual Party at the Path 40-lap Harry Fletcher Memorial event paying $6,600 to win, $1,000 for tenth and $400 to take the green flag.

Bonus money for competitors is plentiful with a $500 Eagle Evergreens Quick Time Bonus, heat race wins will be rewarded with a $300 bonus courtesy of individual heat race sponsors: Freedom Power Sports, Buck Rubs, Emory Transmissions, and Pioneer Pole Buildings.

Racers competing in all three Fred Rahmer Promotions/Path Valley Speedway events this season, will be eligible for a random drawing to win a trip to Las Vegas. Airfare and accommodations for two people for three-days/four-nights.

Party at the Path marks the third event of the legendary Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek, ironically enough it’s Rahmer that holds 30 Speedweek wins – the most of any other driver -- and 13 Speedweek Championships.

Also on the card is the popular 600cc Micro Sprints competing in a 25-lap event with $1,000 up for grabs. Micro Sprint heat races will offer an additional $100 to the winner.

600cc Micro Sprint competitor Perfect Attendance bonuses include random drawings for a XXX Micro Sprint Racing Chassis, a $500 Hyper Racing Gift Certificate, and a test session in one of Fred Rahmer’s RBR Racing 410 Sprint Cars. An additional test session will be awarded to the competitor that wins the season-long Micro Sprint Point Standings.

Race fans will be excited to hear that Leffler Energy, supporter of Fred Rahmer Promotions and RBR Racing, will offer up three flatscreen televisions to three lucky fans selected at random.

For the most excitement in all of Franklin County, Party at the Path provides a day chock-full of entertainment!

The event kicks off at 12 PM at Hammond’s Grove Picnic Area located at 19898 Hammond Road – approximate one mile from Path Valley Speedway. Fans will be treated to free food, games, give-a-ways and live music courtesy of popular rock band, Southern Edge. The RBR Racing Leffler Energy 410 Sprint Car will be on display, giving fans an intimate look at the powerful machines.

At 2 PM, Hammond’s Grove transforms into the ultimate display of power, as five-divisions of 1800 horsepower Mod Turbo Tractors competing in a Truck and Tractor Pull presented by Interstate Pullers. General admission Adult tickets for the Tractor Pull are $12 and Children 8-12 are $6.

The night concludes with the ever-exciting 410 Sprint Cars in the 40-Lap Harry Fletcher Tribute Race, as part of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek. Also on the card, the 600cc Micro Sprints. General Admission tickets at Path Valley Speedway are $20 and children under 12 are admitted FREE! General Pit Access is $30.

A discount of $2 is available for fans attending both events. Fans can purchase General Admission wristbands at the Path Valley Speedway Park starting at noon and can display that wristband at Hammond’s Grove to receive their discount. Fans can also display their Tractor Pull Admission wristband at the Path Valley Speedway and receive the same discount.

A shuttle will be available to transport fans to Hammond’s Grove from Path Valley Speedway and back. Tickets for the Path Valley Speedway event will be available for purchase at the Hammond’s Grove pre-race party.

Competitors interested in participating can find entry forms and a full pay structure at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com

Fred Rahmer Promotions can be found online at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com, on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions, and on Twitter @RahmerRacing

Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers is available online at www.interstatepullers.com or www.facebook.com/interstatepullers

Path Valley Speedway Park Speedway Address: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run, PA 17262 Speedway Phone: 717-349-7111 Fred Rahmer Promotions Address: 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944 Series E-Mail: info@fredrahmerpromotions.com Series Website: www.fredrahmerpromotions.com Speedway Website: www.pathvalley.com Twitter: @RahmerRacing Facebook: www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions

2016 Fred Rahmer Promotions Events: Sunday, June 26 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints // Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek Sunday, August 28 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints

Previous Fred Rahmer Promotions 410 Winners: June 2014 – Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, OK April 2015 – Chad Kemenah, Findlay, OH June 2015 – Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, OK October 2015 – Rain May 2016 -- Rain

 

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY FIRECRACKER SATURDAY JUNE 25!
14th RUNNING OF FIRECRACKER 30 FOR 358-360 SPRINT CARS
PLUS MOON SHINE CAMO ROUTE 35 LATE MODEL CHALLENGE,
PRO STOCKS, ROADRUNNERS & FIREWORKS!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will return to racing action at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, June 25, with the 14th running of the Firecracker 30 for 358-360 sprint cars plus the rescheduled Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Challenge Series for super late models, pro stocks, roadrunners, and fireworks! Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Firecracker 30-lap main event for the 358-360 sprint cars will pay $2,500 to win and $275 to start. Drivers will draw for starting positions for the heat races. The race will also be a Newville Family of Companies Night offering bonuses of $200, $125 and $100 to the top three finishing 358 sprint car drivers in the main event.

Last year’s Firecracker 30 was rained out. Past winners of the Firecracker race as a 40-lap contest include the late Jim Nace of Thompsontown (2002), Bob Beidleman of Walnutport (2003), Dave Calaman of Carlisle (2004), Nate Snyder of Halifax (2005), and Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove (2006).

In 2007, the race was abbreviated to 30 laps and was won by Calaman. Scott Flammer of West Milford, N.J.; (2008) Pat Cannon of Etters (2009); Snyder (2010); Logan Schuchart of Hanover (2011); Heimbach (2012); Jason Shultz of Carlisle (2013); and Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., (2014) also took checkered flags in the race as a 30-lap event.

The super late models will compete in a 25-lap main event paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start the rescheduled Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Challenge Series race. Company reps will have the Moon Shine Camo merchandise trailer set up at the main gate Saturday.

Hayes Mattern of Beavertown, who drives the Moon Shine Camo sponsored No. 9 late model, opened the inaugural six-race challenge series between Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways with a win at Port Royal in April.

The pro stocks will compete in a 15-lap feature and the roadrunners will close out the racing card with a 12-lap main event.

Weather permitting, the second professional fireworks presentation of the season will take place at intermission.

Track management announced a schedule change for Sunday, July 3. The pro stocks will replace the super sportsman on the racing card with the PA Speedweek Finale for 410 sprint cars and 305 sprint cars. The 15-lap pro stock feature will be a non points race paying $500 to win. The rain date, if needed, will be Monday, July 4.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park gets back to Friday night go kart competition June 24 at 7 p.m. 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 track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

Purse for 2016 Firecracker 30 for 358-360 Sprint Cars (June 25): 1) $2,500 2) $1,200 3) $1,000 4) $800 5) $700 6) $600 7) $550 8) $500 9) $450 10) $400 11) $375 12) $350 13) $325 14) $300 15) $285 16-24) $275

Purse of Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Late Model Challenge (June 25): 1) $2,000 2) $1,000 3) $775 4) $650 5) $525 6) $475 7) $400 8) $375 9) $350 10) $325 11) $280 12) $265 13) $255 14) $245 15) $235 16) $225 17) $215 18) $205 19-24) $200

Admission for Saturday, June 25, 2016: Adults: $15; Students (12-17): $9; Kids 11 & Under: Free; Pit Passes: $30




 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES CONTINUES. . . .

NOW WITH WINGS, BRYAN CLAUSON EYES SECOND GRANDVIEW WIN THIS MONTH, 410 SPRINT SPEEDWEEK SET FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 28

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 20, 2016) – The ink is still fresh on the giant check that Bryan Clauson claimed earlier this month after winning the USAC non-wing sprint car feature at Grandview Speedway on June 7. Now, the Noblesville, IN native is Bechtelsville-bound once again to compete with the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week event at Grandview Speedway on Tuesday, June 28. But on this night, Clauson will be racing with a wing all the horsepower it provides. This event is presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

The 22nd Annual Speed Week event at the 1/3-mile clay oval features a 35-lap Sprint Car main event, the fourth race of a nine-race stretch for the winged 410 sprint cars. Drivers from across the region will compete for a $5,000 winner’s share. Tenth place will pay $1,000 with $400 just to start the main event.

Also on the card, Grandview’s own NASCAR 358 Modifieds battle in a 30-lap event, with $3,000 up for grabs. This event is a NASCAR point race for the always exciting 358 modifieds.

Time Trials for the 410 Sprint Cars will open the show on Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30 PM. The pit gates will open at 2:30 PM and the Grandstands will open at 5:00 PM. Fans can get up-close to the drivers and their mighty machines with the Low, Down and Dirty Meet and Greet kicking off at 5:00 PM. If you would like to visit the pits, sign up for the free pre-race pit tours.

General Admission Adult tickets are $25, Children ages 6-11 are $10, and Under 6 is Free of charge. Pit admission is $35, and no license is required.

Clauson, who’s ‘Circular Insanity’ tour will see him chase 200 events this year, has picked up two USAC non-wing victories, but this marks his first venture to Grandview Speedway in a winged Sprint Car. Clauson’s, with several starts in the Indianapolis 500, loves to get dirty in sprint car racing and will certainly add to the show. Some early pre-entries include Lucas Wolfe, Danny Dietrich, Ryan Smith, Brent Marks, Aaron Krimes, Freddie Rahmer, 8 time winner at Grandview Greg Hodnett, Brandon Rahmer and Stevie Smith just to offer a sampling of the quality of the field.

Last July, in the Inaugural Thunder Cup 410 Sprint Car race it was Gettysburg, PA’s Danny Dietrich, breaking Greg Hodnett’s four-race Grandview win streak to claim the $5,000 top prize. Alan Krimes finished in third in the July 2015 event and he has been so close to scoring that Grandview victory. It could just happen on Tuesday night, July 28.

A $200 bonus has been posted to the top 360 Sprint Car, with a $100 bonus to the second 360 Sprint Car.

The Grandview small-block Modified stars will be out in full force defending their home turf: Current weekly series point leader, Craig VonDohren; 10-time Track Champion, Jeff Strunk; two-time 2016 race winner, Duane Howard; and 4-time Thunder on the Hill winner, Doug Manmiller.

Previous Thunder on the Hill modified winners Rick Laubach, Mike Gular, Ryan Godown, and Kevin Hirthler are all expected to be in attendance.

Advance tickets are on sale now and may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name and the number of tickets requested. Tickets may be picked up and paid for on race night after 4:00 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one half hour prior to the sale of General Admission tickets.

Celebrating the 27th season of racing action NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series always includes fun for the fans with activities such as Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks and appearances by the Thunder Girls.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with Thunder on the Hill as the Series title sponsor joined by Pioneer Pole Buildings, Quaker Steak & Lube, and GALCO Business Communications.

For full rules, format, purse and information visit: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com <http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com/>

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passamore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com <http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com/>

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com <http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING, #TOTHRACING

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

Advance ticket pick-up: 4:00 PM

Advanced Ticket Entrance: 4:30 PM

Low Down & Dirty Meet & Greet: 5:00 PM

Grandstand Gates: 5:00 PM

Racing: 7:30 PM

General Admission Ticket Pricing: Adults: $25; Children 6-11: $10; Kids 5 & Under: FREE!

Pit Admission: $35

2016 Thunder on the Hill Event Dates:

Tuesday, June 28

2016 Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week

410 Sprint Cars 35 laps and NASCAR 358 Modifieds 30 laps*

*NASCAR point race

Thursday, July 14

19th Annual Traffic Jam

Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds and Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26

2nd Annual Thunder Cup

410 Sprint Cars and 358 Modifieds

Thursday, August 18

All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

See Steve Kinser & Sammy Swindell

410 Sprint Cars and TSRS Sprint Cars

Saturday, October 15

Mods at the Madhouse Halloween Party

358 NASCAR Modifieds, Sportsman, and TSRS Sprint Cars

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events of the racing calendar year after year. In 119 events, over $4 million dollars has been divvied up among the area’s fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

 

Latimore Valley Fair This Weekend At The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing

June 20, 2016

The 32nd annual Latimore Valley Fair begins Friday, June 24 and ends on Sunday, June 26. The fair is held at the Latimore Valley Fairground beside the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. The fairground complex is located between Dillsburg, Pa. and York Springs, Pa. off Route 15 on the Latimore Valley Road.

The fair commences at 4 p.m. on Friday. Friday’s activities include live music by the southern rock band Smokin’ Gunzz. At 7:45 p.m. there will be a rubber duck race in the Latimore Valley creek. An hour later a raffle will begin featuring items donated by local businesses.

Saturday activities start with an early breakfast at 8 a.m. A second rubber duck race will float down the creek at 12:45 p.m. Fifteen minutes later the half-mile dirt Latimore Valley Fair oval will be open to antique automobile racing equipment. Later in the day, starting at 5 p.m., the country band Border Line will be performing. Throughout the day, there will be a reptile display at the small pavilion.

Sunday will feature another 8 a.m. breakfast. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. there will be a car show featuring classic and muscle cars along with street rods and drag racing machinery. Music entertainment will come from the rockabilly band Ultra Kings. The fair officially closes at 6 p.m.

There will be a large display of antique gas and steam engines along with tractors throughout the three days. A sizeable number of vendors will be selling a wide variety of crafts. A series of food stands will be open to provide replenishment.

During the three days, the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will be open. There will be a shuttle bus to transport people from the museum to the fairground race track.

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing continues to grow in both racing machinery and in research material. Over 6,000 racing programs from current and former raceways are available to any individual(s) doing automobile racing study. The vast Chris Economaki collection, featuring several hundred racing books, is a proud part of the museum.

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will have a display on Wednesday, June 29 at the Hagerstown Speedway, located west of Hagerstown, Md. On July 2, the traveling museum display will be at the Susquehanna Speedway located outside Newberrytown, Pa.

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 

 

Three Days Until DIRTcar Modified Mayhem At Williams Grove Speedway!

Super mods and URC sprints slated in special Wednesday action

6/19/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg - Three days and counting until the Williams Grove Speedway gates swing open for the return of the Super DIRTcar Modifieds on Wednesday, June 22.

Modified Mayhem at The Grove featuring the DIRTcar Modifieds at the track for the first time since 2006 offers a 100-lap feature with action beginning at 8 pm.

The URC Sprints are also on the special mid-week racing card for what is sure to be an action-packed night of Williams Grove action.

Adult general admission tickets for Modified Mayhem are $25 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10 and ages 12 and under admitted for free.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 will be given to the Monroe Township Fire Company.

The DIRTcar Modifieds will compete in group time trials for the special event to go along with heat races, a B main and of course the 100-lap main event.

The huge big-block modified feature pays $6,000 to win.

The URC Sprints will race in heats and a 25-lap feature with $2,000 posted to the winner.

Greg Hodnett won the first URC show of the season at the track back on June 3.

Big-block mod stars such as point leader Billy Decker along with Brett Hearn, Tim Fuller, Jimmy Phelps, Stewart Friesen and many more are expected to compete for the lucrative Grove laurels next week.

The Super DIRTcar big-block modifieds last competed at Williams Grove Speedway on October 15, 2006 when Jimmy Phelps earned the victory.

And phelps is currently near the top in the 2016 DIRTcar series points.

Other DIRTcar mod winners the historic oval over the years include Brett Hearn on June 23, 1992; Danny Johnson on June 25, 1991; “Barefoot” Bob McCreadie on June 19, 1990 and Billy Pauch on August 22, 1989.

Williams Grove Speedway returns to action Friday, June 24 at 8 pm with the kickoff to the annual PA Sprint Speedweek Series featuring the speedweek sprints and the 358 sprint cars.

The speedweek feature will pay $5,000 to win for the 25-lap feature 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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Williams Grove Speedway Kicks Off PA Speedweek Friday!

358 sprints also in action as 26th annual series begins, series returns to oval July 1

6/19/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will kick off the 26th annual PA Sprint Speedweek series coming up this Friday night, June 24 at 8 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will begin the nine-day series on Friday with a 25-lap feature paying $5,000 to win.

The entire 2016 speedweek series is sponsored by Always Racing, a pastoral organization that ministers to the motorsports community during times of trauma and also in spiritual need.

The HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints will join the 410 sprints on the speedweek card and will race for an increased purse.

The June 24 speedweek event with be another date in the 2016 Williams Grove Diamond Series.

Adult general admission for the speedweek show is $16 with youth ages 13- 20 admitted for just $10.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 drawing will be donated to Special Olympics of Central Pennsylvania.

Special Olympians who made it to the state championships this year will be honored at the speedweek event.

Stevie Smith kicked off speedweek last season with a Williams Grove victory before Doug Esh came back for a win a week later in the annual Mitch Smith Memorial.

Williams Grove Speedway will again host the $10,000 to win Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial coming up this year on Friday, July 1 at 8 pm.

This week’s speedweek kickoff will be the 29th series event held at Williams Grove since the lucrative and intensely popular series began in 1991.

Steve Smith Sr. won the first ever Williams Grove speedweek show on July 3, 1991 and went on to win the overall maiden series title.

Currently at Williams Grove in the season-long point’s chase for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car title, Danny Dietrich leads Greg Hodnett by 30 markers for the crown.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

KARTING EVENT TO RAISE FUNDS TO FIGHT KIDS CANCER

PA Sprint Car News Official Press Release

Hanover, PA | June 19, 2016

The racing community is one of the strongest groups in all of sport. The passion of fans, drivers, team owners and tracks in Pennsylvania is second to none. One night before the PA Posse and World of Outlaws do battle, they will band together for a good cause.

Cancer is a battle many families fight. On July 21st the Pennsylvania racing community will fight it together. Along with Bobby Allen's Speedway 94, The Beer Hill Gang, PA Sprint Car News Promotions bring you the inaugural running of 'Kick-It In Karts At Speedway 94 - Presented By The Beer Hill Gang & PA Sprint Car News'.

The Kick-It charity to fight children's cancer has been involved in the racing community for a number of recent years, through the game of kickball.

"This is a terrific opportunity to raise money for an amazing charity. I'm very excited for this and believe we can build this into an incredible event every year. I want to thank Dana Allen for allowing us to hold it at the best karting track in the area." Mike Baker, Founder of PA Sprint Car News said.

This event will be open to the public at Speedway 94 in Hanover, PA. There will be a $5 cover charge that will directly be donated to Kick-It. A DJ will be on hand for announcements and tunes, along with a food truck serving up amazing dishes. Drivers will have merchandise for sale also at the event, with a portion going towards Kick-It.

"Our initial goal is to raise $1,000 to Kick-It. I'm so excited for this event. I hope the fans are too." Baker explained.

The main attraction, kart racing. Outlaw and Posse drivers will mix it up with fans in a full race format. 64 entries are open and will be first come first serve at $20. Also will be autograph sessions with the professional drivers at their merch stands.

Official professional driver lineup will be announced at a later date along with official race format.

For information about Speedway 94 visit their website at Speedway94.com

Property of PA Sprint Car News ‘Your #1 Social Media Sprint Car News Source in PA’ | Facebook.com/PASprintCarNews | Twitter @PASprintCarNews | Email : Mike.PASprintCarNews@gmail.com

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
 

 18 June 2016
By Michael Batz

FRANEK HOLDS OFF KISSINGER FOR WHITCOMB MEMORIAL SPRINT CAR VICTORY;
RINE EDGES CLOSER TO 100TH CAREER SELINSGROVE LATE MODEL VICTORY;
HOFFMAN & SNOOK SCORE PRO STOCK & ROADRUNNER WINS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway has been the Achilles heel for Davie Franek in 2016. He has been strong on the United Racing Club 360 sprint car tour all season but ironically it took a Patriot Sprint Tour event for him to really shine at the Snyder County half-mile oval Saturday night.

Franek, of Wantage, N.J., showed the way early on in the Newville Family of Companies 360 sprint car Joe Whitcomb Memorial with the night's quick timer and most recent feature winner Ryan Kissinger in chase. Kissinger made a move in lap traffic to pull even with Franek, but it was to no avail as Franek pulled away to the victory. It was Franek's first win of the year at Selinsgrove Speedway but the tenth of his career.

Jason Shultz ran by Kissinger on the closing laps to take the runner up spot. He never had a chance at the race lead though as the laps wound down. Mark Smith and Eric Tomecek finished out the top five starters.
Patriot Sprint Tour point leader Jared Zimbardi finished in sixth followed by Cody Keller, Derek Locke, Curt Michael, and Dane Lorenc.

360 sprint car heat races were taken by Ryan Kissinger, Joe Trenca, and Jason Schultz for the Patriot Sprint Tour. The night’s fast time award for the 360 Sprint Cars was presented by Fast Tees in memory of
Jim Nace. The award went to Ryan Kissinger with a time of 17.792 and an average speed of 107 mph.

Larry Kelleher was the IBEW Local 1319 Union Hard Charger.

Danny Snyder showed the way early on in the Jeff's Auto Body & Recycling Center Super Late Models. Snyder looked very strong before a yellow flag on lap seven evened things back up and Dave Zona began to shine. Zona made a bold move around the outside on a restart to grab second and then a timely yellow flag gave him an equalized restart.

A big wreck ensued on the restart taking out every car from sixth to tenth except Jeff Rine. Rine would use his second chance at life in this race to the best of his ability and shoot into third on the restart. Zona took the race lead away from Snyder on lap 11 before Rine wrestled it away on lap 13.

Zona kept pace with Rine for the next couple of laps before driving away on his way to his 99th career Selinsgrove feature win. The battle for second was a three car battle all the way to the checkered flag with Zona holding off Snyder and Matt Cochran.

Steve Campbell rounded out the top five starters followed by Bryan Bernheisel, Donnie Schick, Coleby Frye, Jason Smith, and Jim Yoder. Late Model heat races went to Bryan Bernheisel, Tony Adams, and Danny Snyder.

AJ Hoffman started from the pole of Saturday night's A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock feature and once he got in front he never looked back leading all 15 laps on his way to his 43rd career Selinsgrove Speedway win and his second win of the season. He is the divisions’ first repeat winner. Jake Buck and Tommy Slanker kept the pressure on Hoffman early in the event but as the feature ran through Hoffman pulled away. He said they made many changed to the car before the feature and the changes sure paid off. Buck held onto second before Brandon Moser darter by the battle for second to take the runner up spot. Buck held off Slaker for third at the line. Slanker and Kurt Wray rounded out the top five finishers.
Pro Stock heat races were won by Brad Mitch and AJ Hoffman.

The Roadrunners closed out the night’s racing action with a thriller of a feature event between Dustin Snook who was searching for his second win of the season and Keith Bissinger. Snook stayed loyal to the outside line for the whole race while Bissinger plugged away on the inside.

Bissinger pushed the issue a little too far just past halfway and his machine spun in the turn. Bissinger was not out of it though! He drove back through the field into second. The race was Snook's at that point though as he took his second win of the season.

Snook said in victory lane the track was tricky but he knew he needed to stay on the outside to claim the win. Bissinger was second followed by Butch Scaffer, Smith Cope, and Tom Underwood in the top five. Miranda Minium and Ken Schreffler rounded out the field.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY– 18 June 2016
360 Sprint Cars – 25 Entries
30-Lap Joe Whitcomb Memorial: 1) 28F Davie Franek 2) 29 Jason Shultz 3) 66 Ryan Kissinger 4) 1 Mark Smith 5) 1W Eric Tomecek 6) 35 Jared Zimbardi 7) 99K Cody Keller 8) 77 Derek Locke 9) 5G Curt Michael 10) 00 Dane Lorenc 11) 76 Larry Kelleher 12) 22 Troy Betts 13) 79 Jordan Thomas 14) 98 Joe Trenca 15) 33 Michael Walter II 16) 10 Pauly Colagiovanni 17) C4 Jim Shuster 18) 5W Phil Walter 19) 67 Steve Collins 20) 54jr Scott Just 21) 54j Dave Just 22) 25 Paul Habeck 23) 25G Tyler Graves 24) 23 TJ Stutts
Heat Winners: Ryan Kissinger, Joe Trenca, Jason Shultz
Time Trials: 1) 66 Ryan Kissinger 17.792 2) 00 Dane Lorenc 17.964 3) 1 Mark Smith 18.030 4) 1W Eric Tomecek 18.048 5) 23 TJ Stutts 18.096 6) 33 Michael Walter II 18.129 7) 77 Derek Locke 18.166 8) 98 Joe Trenca 18.167 9) 29 Jason Shultz 18.175 10) 35 Jared Zimbardi 18.217 11) 49S Mallie Shuster 18.227 12) 28F Davie Franek 18.231 13) 79 Jordan Thomas 18.236 14) C4 Jim Shuster 18.265 15) 67 Steve Collins 18.270 16) 5G Curt Michael 18.343 17) 99K Cody Keller 18.372 18) 5W Phil Walter 18.416 19) 25 Paul Habeck 18.474 20) 76 Larry Kelleher 18.658 21) 54jr Scott Just 18.838 22) 10 Pauly Colagiovanni 18.852 23) 22 Troy Betts 18.887 24) 54j Dave Just 19.048 25) 25G Tyler Graves 19.243
Late Models – 22 Entries
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 99Z Dave Zona 3) 4S Danny Snyder 4) 16 Matt Cochran 5) 2 Steve Campbell 6) 119B Bryan Bernheiel 7) 1 Donnie Schick 8) 0 Coleby Frye 9) 28 Jason Smith 10) 24 Jim Yoder 11) 86 Austin Berry 12) 90 Kyle Rhoads 13) 10 Dave Stamm 14) 33C Chris Casnerr 15) 63 Nathan Long 16) 99 Steve Stitt 17) 77 Taylor Houtz 18) 88 Tony Adams 19) 9 Hayes Mattern 20) 7M Meade Hahn 21) 33 Terry Goshorn 22) 18 David Mecum
Heat Winners: Bryan Bernheisel, Danny Snyder, Tony Adams
Pro Stocks - 17 Entries
15-Lap A-Main: 1) 6C AJ Hoffman 2) 8M Brandon Moserr 3) 11 Jake Buck 4) 40 Tommy Slanker 5) 71 Kurt Wray 6) 88 Matt Hornberger 7) 55T John Troxell 8) 4 Jim Payne 9) 55 Lori Croop 10) 14C Bill Conrad 11) 10M Brad Mitch 12) 2C Adam Campbell 13) 26S AJ Stroup 14) 33 Curtis Lawton 15) 83 Matt Wilson 16) 13 Zach Romig 17) 8K Jeremy Kline
Heat Winners: AJ Hoffman, Brad Mitch
Roadrunners – 7 Entries
10-Lap A-Main: 1) 15 Dustin Snook 2) 11 Keith Bissinger 3) 7 Butch Shaffer 4) 1 Smith Cope 5) 12 Tom Underwood 6) 28M Miranda Minium 7) 32 Ken Schreffler

 

 

 

 

The Central PA 358 Point Series kicked of a jammed packed weekend at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night with the kickoff of the Nouse Signs and Graphics 358 Sprint Car Summer Series presented by Freedom Powersports 5 race series. Brie Hershey would lead all 25 laps to pick up her first feature win of 2016 over a hard charging Doug Hammaker. Nyle Berkes would have his best finish of 2016 coming home in 3rd while Kevin Nouse and Kyle Denmyer rounded out the top 5.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Adrian Shaffer would come from his 8th starting spot to claim his 2nd point series win of 2016 and his 3rd overall in the 358 division taking the lead from Friday night's winner Brie Hershey on lap 15. Matt Campbell would back up his 2nd place finish last week at Lincoln with another close runner up finish. Hershey would cap off the weekend with a 3rd place finish while Hammaker and Jeff Halligan rounded out the top 5.

With his 5th place finish on Saturday Jeff Halligan was able to keep the Central PA 358 Point Series lead by 9 points over season long series point leader and Saturday feature winner Adrian Shaffer. Matt Campbell is sitting 3rd just 11 points back from the series point lead with 2015 Series Champion Doug Hammaker and Jeff Rohrbaugh rounding out the top 5.

This coming weekend the 358 series will be split with races being held at both Friday night tracks Trail Way Speedeway and for the first time as support for the 2016 Central PA Speedweek at Williams Grove Speedway. The will be the only point series races next week.

The Central PA 358 Point Series will be presenting the 2016 Most Popular Driver Award to Trey Hivner at the July 2nd event at Lincoln Speedway in a special cerimoney on the front stretch in front of all the fans.

The top 10 in the Central PA 358 Point Series Point Standings are...

1. Jeff Halligan - 246 Pts. (1 win)
2. Adrian Shaffer - 237 pts. (2 win)
3. Matt Campbell - 235 Pts. (1 win)
4. Doug Hammaker - 225 Pts. (2 win)
5. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 208 Pts (2 win)
6. Chandler Leiby - 165 Pts.
7. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win)
8. Tyler Esh - 103 Pts.
9. Cody Fletcher - 99 Pts.
10.Matt Findley - 92 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Bell's Trucking
Total Identity Solutions
WRT SpeedWerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Central PA Racing Scene.com
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing
Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series are...

June 24th Speedweek (WG) (TW)
July 1st (TW)
July 2nd (Lincoln) Nouse Sign and Graphics Summer Series
July 8th (WG)
July 9th (Lincoln)

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016
SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

TYLER REESER SCORES SUSQUEHANNA 305 SPRINT CAR WIN
Bob Stough, Richie Dobson, Mike Goodwin and Daryl Sipe Take Other Division Checkers

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway
YORK HAVEN, PA 6/18/16

Tyler Reeser continued his great season by picking up the win in Saturday night’s 20-lap PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint car feature at Susquehanna Speedway.

Reeser, of Orwigsburg has been the dominant driver this season on the 305 Sprint car tour and he added another track to his season stats with his latest win at Susquehanna.

Starting third, Reeser followed early race leader Dave Grube II for eight laps before taking control of the event and driving away for the feature win.

Zach Newlin came from his eighth starting spot to bring home the runner-up finish ahead of Mark Watkins, Grube and Colby Dice as Scott Lutz, Kyle Ganoe, Austin Burke, Billy Ney and Ken Duke completed the top ten finishers.

Dice, Lutz, Reeser and Burke won heats for the 34 PASS/IMCA Sprints while Andrew Hake was the consolation winner.

Bob Stough picked up his first Susquehanna win of the season in the 15-lap ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends feature.

Stough started third and grabbed the top spot from Chad Earnst with three laps down and never looked back in an event that was stopped by two red flags for fires. There were no driver injuries.

Stough, who has two wins at other area speedways in 2016 was followed by Earnst, Scott Houdeshell, 15th starter Mason Chaney and 13th starter Travis Perry. Completing the top ten were Austin Bellemare, Greg Burd, Chris Transeau, Jason Gastley and Tony Markovich.

Bellemare, Reed Salony and Earnst were heat winers for the 27 cars pitside.

Richie Dobson led flag to flag to claim his first 20-lap street stock win of the season.

Dobson, who became the fifth different winner in six events this season took the checkered flag over Scott Thunberg, Walt Lemmon, Mike Potts and 10th starting Craig Morgan.
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Curt McDade, Josh Bloom and Chad Stine were street stock heat winners with 25 cars in competition. Ryan Smith was the Hard Charger.

Mike Goodwin led all 20 laps to score his first win of the year in the Susquehanna/Trail-Way Shootout for Xtreme Stocks as he took the win over Ronnie Buck, Alex Updegraff, John Frye and 11th starter Matt Wampler.

Daryl Sipe led the final nine laps to win the 15-lap Mini Van feature over Thomas Thompson, Dennis Dorosz, AJ Dellaversano and Ken Boose.

Susquehanna Speedway will see action twice this coming week as the BAPS Auto Paints and Coatings 410 Sprint Series returns for a special Thursday Night Thunder event on Thursday, June 23. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints. Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

Then on Saturday night, June 25, it will be Rock-It Pizza/Manufacturers Night at the speedway as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman return along with a Precise Racing series event for the 358 late models and the Xtreme Stocks. Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results and follow Susquehanna Speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RESULTS 6/1816

PASS/IMCA 305 SPRINTS (20 LAPS)
1. Tyler Reeser, 2. Zach Newlin, 3. Mark Watkins, 4. Dave Grube II, 5. Colby Dice, 6. Scott Lutz, 7. Kyle Ganoe, 8. Austin Burke, 9. Billy Ney, 10. Ken Duke, 11. John Martin III, 12. Randy Kaylor, 13. Donnie Hendershot, 14. Scott Ellerman, 15. Bobby Sandt, Jr., 16. Jaremi Hanson, 17. Reed Thompson, 18. Kyle Lloyd, 19. Ian Detwiler, 20. Cody Hackenberry, 21. Andrew Hake, 22. Geoff Gill, 23. Drew Ritchey, 24. Stephanie Dodson.
Did Not Qualify: Kassidy Kreitz, Quintin Hankla, Brandt Cook, Jay Krout, Kirsten Hess, Erin Statler, John Bordlemay, Vance Berry, Tom Worrick, Jr., Terry Schaeffer.

STREET STOCKS (20 LAPS)
1. Richie Dobson, 2. Scott Thunberg, 3. Walt Lemmon, 4. Mike Potts, 5. Craig Morgan, 6. Bob Scott, Jr., 7. Dalton Frye, 8. Chad Stine, 9. Jim Palm, 10. Chris Heller, 11. Ryan Smith, 12. Matt Adams, 13. Josh Bloom, 14. Jimmy Combs, 15. Mark Hutchison, 16. Curt McDade, 17. Eric Tripp, 18. Doug Barber, 19. Travis Horan, 20. Todd Miller, 21. Jason Townsend, 22. Joe Hower, 23. Eddie Richards.
Did Not Start: Cory Phillips, Brandon Wanner

SERVICEMASTER CLEAN CENTRAL PA LEGENDS (15 LAPS)
1. Bob Stough, 2. Chad Earnst, 3. Scott Houdeshell, 4. Mason Chaney, 5. Travis Perry, 6. Austin Bellemare, 7. Greg Burd, 8. Chris Transeau, 9. Jason Gastley, 10. Tony Markovich, 11. Nathan Ottensmyer, 12. Joe Radle, 13. Rick Hartwig, 14. Wayne Welsh, 15. Gary Barton, 16. Robert Shaw, 17. Harlon Leppo, 18. Eli Dodge, 19. Lucas Montgomery, 20. Hayden Pascoe, 21. Bill Diehl, 22. Travis McClelland, 23. Reed Salony, 24. Jeff Herbst.
Did Not Qualify: Bruce McClane, Troy McClane, Matt Miller.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Hollenbeck And Yoder Lock Together For Port Royal Late Model Thriller

Hodnett wins sprints, Fedder wins econo lates, Kepner takes xtreme stocks

6/19/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett started eighth and drove through the field to win the 25-lap 410-sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night to record his sixth oval checkers of the season, worth $3,200.

In the 22-lap super late model feature, a wild and thrilling finish accentuated the suspenseful event with Chad Hollenbeck stealing the victory at the finish line over Dylan Yoder.

The 18-lap econo late main was taken by Tim Fedder while Corey Kepner took the win in the 15-lap xtreme stock feature.

Second starter Doug Esh took the lead at the start of the sprint car feature over Mike Erdley before the first caution flag unfurled with two laps in, finding Aaron Ott racing third with Hodnett already up to fourth.

Hodnett drove by Ott at the new green and took second from Erdley a lap later.

Esh entered the backmarkers with the lead on the eighth tour following closely by Hodnett before another yellow flag bunched the field with 15 laps to go.

Esh tried his best to hold off Hodnett, running the top line while Hodnett worked the middle and bottom lanes but it proved to be of no use as Hodnett easily drove right through the slick to power by Esh as the pair shot onto the backchute on lap 13.

Hodnett began driving away once in control but saw his pace slowed with nine laps to go for a stopped Esh on the frontchute.

Ott, ninth starter Brent Marks and seventh starter Lucas Wolfe followed for the restart and when action resumed Wolfe howled around the top lane to make a two-car pass, first getting Marks in the first corner before overtaking Ott in the third and fourth turns.

Once into second, Wolfe tried to close in on the distance between himself and the leader but couldn’t muster a challenge, instead crossing the finish line 1.763 seconds behind at the finish.

Ott rode home third followed by Marks and Mike Wagner.

Sixth through 10th went to Ryan Taylor, Blane Heimbach, Brock Zearfoss, Curt Stroup and Dylan Cisney.

Heats went to Marks, Hodnett and Wolfe with Scott Wilson scoring the consolation.

The spectacle that was the super late model main went non-stop with polesitter Dylan Yoder leading all but the final few yards.

Chad Hollenbeck started fourth in the field and overtook Tim Smith Jr. for second on the third tour while beginning to spew smoke from the rear of his racer.

Yoder raced into the rear of the field with 12 laps to go followed by Hollenbeck and as the race wore on it seemed that Hollenbeck was getting slightly stronger despite mechanical ills while running the inside lane while Yoder began to slip just slightly while using the high line.

On several occasions, as the smoke grew heavier out of Hollenbeck’s machine, the Montrose speedster was able to get underneath Yoder in the corners only to watch as Yoder mustered just enough strength to get back out in front.

With two laps to go, Hollenbeck took a serious shot as Yoder washed up the track in the second turn but again Yoder used a slingshot move on the cushion to pull back even and then drive ahead as the pair neared the third corner.

Working heavy traffic with two cars racing for position just ahead of him, Yoder took the white flag still in command with absolutely no breathing room over Hollenbeck.

The pair set their machines into the third turn using the same lines they had worked the entire distance but this time Yoder’s drift around the top got just far enough around to allow Hollenbeck to nose out in front as the pair came onto the frontstretch.

And then contact occurred as they approached the flagstand with Yoder getting turned somewhat left into the side of Hollenbecks’ racer.

This in turn forced Hollenbeck’s machine to turn somewhat right and into Yoder’s car and nearly sideways as the pair crossed the finish line locked against one another before Yoder bounced off of Hollenbeck’s car into the first turn, spinning in front of the rest of the field.

Hollenbeck’s nose got across the finish line first and he then pulled his smoke-laden machine into the winner’s circle to claim his second oval win of the year by a shocking .137 margin that left the fans and officials speechless.

Yoder was a disappointed second followed by Smith Jr., Jeff Miller and Andy Haus.

Sixth through 10th went to Tim Wilson, Mike Lupfer, Matt Parks, Billy Wampler and Kyle Hardy.

Heats went to Trent Brenneman, Scott Flickinger and Haus.

Tim Fedder took over the lead from Derrick Garman on the fourth tour of the econo late model feature.

Fedder was never challenged the rest of the distance as he drove away to a nearly two second victory, the third of his career at the track.

Jason Nace muscled second away from Garman on the seventh tour and finished with the spot followed by Devin Hart, Todd Snook and Garman.

Heats went to Hart and Tim Krape.

The xtreme stock main event to Corey Kepner but only after early leader Bill Powell spun while leading with four laps completed.

Kepner saw Kevin Imes take over second on the final lap with Charlie Bryner finishing third followed by a surging Powell and Tyler Amtower.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

6/18/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Lucas Wolfe, 3. Aaron Ott, 4. Brent Marks, 5. Mike Wagner, 6. Ryan Taylor, 7. Blane Heimbach, 8. Brock Zearfoss, 9. Curt Stroup, 10. Dylan Cisney, 11. Mike Erdley, 12. Cale Grubb, 13. Daryl Stimeling, 14. Logan Wagner, 15. Kody Lehman, 16. Trenton Sheaffer, 17. Mike Wagner II., 18. Karl Baker, 19. Scott Wilson, 20. Joey Hershey, 21. Anthony Fiore, 22. Doug Esh, 23. Todd Berkheimer, 24. Tyler Bear

DNQ: Steve Buckwalter, Charlie Anderson

Super late models, 22 laps: 1. Chad Hollenbeck, 2. Dylan Yoder, 3. Tim Smith Jr., 4. Jeff Miller, 5. Andy Haus, 6. Tim Wilson, 7. Mike Lupfer, 8. Matt Parks, 9. Billy Wampler, 10. Kyle Hardy, 11. Dan Stone, 12. Scott Flickinger, 13. Trent Brenneman, 14. Patrick Bryner, 15. Andrew Yoder, 16. Dave Brouse Jr., 17. Ryan Walls, 18. Steve Bailor, 19. Cody Robbins, 20. Jason Davis, 21. Jeff Johnson, 22. Kody Lyter, 23. Vern Zerby

DNS: Jason Schmidt

355 econo late models, 18 laps: 1. Tim Fedder, 2. Jason Nace, 3. Devin Hart, 4. Todd Snook, 5. Derrick Garman, 6. Curt Dunn, 7. Harold Ranck, 8. Tim Krape, 9. Shaun Miller, 10. Chase Bowsman, 11. Danny Sollers

xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Corey Kepner, 2. Kevin Imes, 3. Charlie Bryner, 4. Bill Powell, 5. Tyler Amtower, 6. Deron Henry, 7. Ryan Zook, 8. Kevin Dobson, 9. Brian Strawser, 10. Pete Leister, 11. Walt Peters, 12. Austin Johnson, 13. Jason Zook, 14. Darren Rice

PRS 2016 – 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, June 18, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., June 25, 2016 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - PA SPEEDWEEK [17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial] for 410 sprints ($7,000 to win) plus Central PA Legends

Sat., July 2, 2016 (7:30 PM) - 358 Sprints (“Nouse Signs & Graphics Summer Series” event), PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints, and 600 Xcel Modifieds

ANOTHER 410 SPRINT CAR THRILLER AT LINCOLN; HOGUE IN VICTORY LANE THIS TIME;

Shaffer ninth winner in 10 races in 358 sprint cars; Enders tracks down Criswell for super sportsman win

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 6/18/2016 – Dover’s Austin Hogue caught race-long leader Tyler Ross as the two leaders were crossing under the white flag to score his first win of the year in the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“I didn’t want to have to work that hard!” said Hogue upon exiting his BAPS Auto Paints and Supply/Livingston Lawn Care/Abe Service Company #52 in victory lane, “Tyler ran me clean and it was an awesome race. You feel bad taking ‘em on the last lap…I don’t know what to say I’m so excited because it’s been one of those years.”

“Fast cars, but just not able to get it accomplished here,” added Hogue after scoring his second Lincoln win, “It’s a huge weight off my shoulders. We’ve been on and off. This consistency thing has been a struggle for us, but luckily we got it done here tonight and I can’t thank the guys enough.”

Hogue, who started third, passed Gerard McIntyre, Jr. for second on a sixth-lap restart and chased outside front row starter Ross for the next 18 laps. The race-winning move came as the two leaders raced through lapped traffic exiting turn four of lap 24.

“I wasn’t catching him on the top and I knew Gerard was down there,” said Hogue, “It was worth the shot and I was hoping the rubber would come in. It did at the very end, and luckily it came in just in time.”

A disappointed Ross finished second, with McIntyre, ninth-starting Brian Montieth, and points leader Alan Krimes rounding out the top five. Sixth through tenth were Cory Haas, Jim Siegel, 14th-starting Chad Trout, Mike Bittinger, and Brandon Rahmer.

Heats for the 26 410 Sprints were won by Montieth, Freddie Rahmer, and Haas.

Adrian Shaffer came from eighth starting spot to score his first Lincoln win of the year in the 20-lap 358 sprint car feature. Shaffer was already in the top five by the end of the first lap and was running third by the end of lap three. He passed Tyler Esh for second on lap 11 and drove around Brie Hershey for the race lead on lap 15.

That was the last of four lead changes of the event. Friday night Williams Grove winner Brie Hershey led the first lap from her outside front row starting spot before fourth-starting Esh took over. He they led for the next five laps before Hershey reclaimed the lead on lap eight.

Tenth-starting Matt Campbell came on late to pressure Shaffer for the lead in lapped traffic over the final four laps of the non-stop event, timed at 5 minutes, 44.6 seconds. He settled for second, with Hershey, Doug Hammaker, and 12th-starting Jeff Halligan rounding out the top five.

Heats for the 28 358 Sprints were won by Dwight Leppo, Jeff Rohrbaugh, and Hammaker, with Chandler Leiby winning the consolation.

Mike Enders caught race-long leader Chad Criswell on lap 17 and drove away to his third career Lincoln win in the 25-lap super sportsman feature event. Criswell crossed second .62 seconds behind the winner, with polesitter Scott Dellinger, Paul Miller, and Timmie Barrick completing the top five.

Heats for the 18 Super Sportsman were won by Criswell and Doug Dodson, who dropped from the feature field while running third.

Lincoln swings back into action next Saturday night, June 25th the Annual Pennsylvania Speedweek 17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial for 410 sprints ($7,000 to win) plus Central PA Legends. Time trials get underway at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, June 18, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature Finish (25 Laps) – 1. 52-Austin Hogue; 2. 5-Tyler Ross; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 21-Brian Montieth; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 59-Jim Siegel; 8. 1X-Chad Trout; 9. 12-Mike Bittinger; 10. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 11. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 12. 19-Colby Womer; 13. 99M-Kyle Moody; 14. 39-Anthony Macri; 15. 21T-Scott Fisher; 16. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 17. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 18. 4-John Rudisill; 19. 3B-Randy Baughman (DNF); 20. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 21. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF); 22. 75-Frankie Herr (DNF); 23. 83-Cody Fairchok (DNF); DNS – 12B-Brad Franks. No Time

Lap Leaders – Tyler Ross (1-23), Austin Hogue (24-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 5-Tyler Ross; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 12-Mike Bittinger; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 39-Anthony Macri; 8. 3B-Randy Baughman; 9. 83-Cody Fairchok. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 1X-Chad Trout; 6. 91-David Quackenbush; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall (DNF); 8. 15M-Bobby Mazingo (DNF); 9. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 75-Frankie Herr; 3. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 4. 19-Colby Womer; 5. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 6. 4-John Rudisill; 7. 12B-Brad Franks; 8. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe. No Time

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 97-Brie Hershey; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 41-Jeff Halligan; 6. 35-Tyler Esh; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. 4-Dwight Leppo; 10. 12-Brent Shearer; 11. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 12. 23-Chris Arnold; 13. 7-Trey Hivner; 14. 119-Chandler Leiby; 15. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 16. 4R-Tyler Walton; 17. 5A-Brian Allman; 18. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 19. 28-Matt Findley; 20. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 21. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 22. 64-Randy Whisler; 23. 21X-Kyle Abrahims (DNF); 24. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. (DNF). Time – 5:44.66

Lap Leaders – Brie Hershey (1), Tyler Esh (2-7), Brie Hershey (8-14), Adrian Shaffer (15-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 12-Brent Shearer; 4. 64-Randy Whisler; 5. 19-Steve Drevicki; 6. 5A-Brian Allman; 7. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 8. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 9. 38D-Kyle Denmyer (DNF); DNS – 19D-Wyatt Hinkle. Time – 2:30.38

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 35-Tyler Esh; 3. 16-Matt Campbell; 4. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 5. 23-Chris Arnold; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 119-Chandler Leiby; 8. 28-Matt Findley; DNS – 13-Ryan Higgins. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 3. 97-Brie Hershey; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 4R-Tyler Walton; 7. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 8. 38-Mark Strickler; 9. 22-Nathan Prezenica. No Time

358 Sprint Consi Finish (10 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 3. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 6. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 7. 38-Mark Strickler; 8. 22-Nathan Prezenica (DNF). No Time

Super Sportsman:

Sportsman Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 3B-Mike Enders; 2. 55C-Chad Criswell; 3. 30-Scott Dellinger; 4. 58-Paul Miller; 5. 7B-Timmie Barrick; 6. 75-Kenny Edkin; 7. 77-Russ Mitten; 8. 32-Gregg Foster; 9. 318-Teddy Thomas; 10. 29-Adam Wray; 11. 11-Steve Fannasy; 12. 20W-Davie Walsh; 13. 14-Nate Young; 14. 11S-John Stoll, Jr.; 15. 20-Dave Lightner; 16. 8-Rich Eichelberger (DNF); 17. 54-Doug Dodson (DNF); 18. 91-Lanny Hake (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Chad Criswell (1-16), Mike Enders (17-25)

Sportsman Heat One Finish (10 laps) - 1. 55-Chad Criswell; 2. 77-Russ Mitten; 3. 30-Scott Dellinger; 4. 58-Paul Miller; 5.

29-Adam Wray; 6. 7B-Timmie Barrick; 7. 14-Nate Young; 8. 20-Dave Lightner; 9. 91-Lanny Hake (DNF). No Time

Sportsman Heat Two Finish (10 laps) - 1. 54-Doug Dodson; 2. 75-Kenny Edkin; 3. 32-Gregg Foster; 4. 3B-Mike Enders; 5. 11-Steve Fannasy; 6. 8-Rich Eichelberger; 7. 20W-Davey Walsh; 8. 318-Teddy Thomas; 9. 11S-John Stoll, Jr. Time – 2:50.25

 

 

Buckwalter Wins Hotly Contested Williams Grove Speedway Sprints,

Lady Racer Hershey Kicks Off Nouse Summer Series For 358 Sprints With Win

6/17/16

Mechanicsburg – “The Royersford Rocket,” Steve Buckwalter won a thrilling and hotly contested sprint car event at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off the furious challenges of Brian Montieth, Danny Dietrich and Greg Hodnett to pick up the victory.

Elsewhere, the kickoff of the 2016 Nouse Signs and Graphics 358 Sprint Summer Series saw the $1,000 victory go to lady racer Brie Hershey of Enola.

Buckwalter slid to the outside of the front row for the start of the 25-lap 410-sprint car main when Chad Trout failed to start the event.

However polesitter Rodney Westhafer had things well in hand when the race began and was leading over Buckwalter on the second tour when he spun his car in the fourth turn at the same time as Lucas Wolfe slowed with a flipped up front wing.

This handed control to Buckwalter who saw Aaron Ott blast from fourth to second on the restart and begin challenging for the lead.

Ott pulled a slider on Buckwalter in the fourth turn as the pair raced to complete lap nine only to see Buckwalter drop off of the cushion and reclaim command and all the while the front duo were racing one another, moving forward was Montieth from 12th starting spot, Danny Dietrich from ninth and Greg Hodnett from 11th.

Buckwalter was still doing his best to keep Ott at bay when the red flag appeared with 13 laps down for a frontstretch series of flips by Todd Allen.

It was Allen whom Buckwalter had just put a lap down as the pair exited the fourth turn that ended up biting the outside rail before catapaulting up and forward into the wall and catch fence.

Buckwalter had Ott, Montieth, Dietrich and Hodnett in tow for the new green and as the final 12 laps went non-stop, so was the action for the lead and win.

With five laps to go, the front four cars were under a blanket with no more than one car length between each of them as they sliced and diced high and low for the win.

Montieth threw down a major slide job in the second turn of the 21st lap only to see Buckwalter vault back out in front as the pair shot onto the backstretch and all the while both Dietrich and Hodnett were waiting to pounce.

Two laps later, Montieth layed down another huge slider in the second corner to gain command and again Buckwalter retook the top spot however this time as Montieth slid sideways Dietrich bit fast on the bottom and drove up off of the low groove into second as both he and Buckwalter overtook Montieth.

Dietrich then made his attempts for the win with Buckwalter on the high cushion however the Gettysburg driver came up just short at the finish with Buckwalter scoring the payday by a scant .164-second margin.

It was Buckwalter’s seventh career victory at the oval.

“I could hear them back there,” Buckwalter said of his three challengers.

“I don’t like winning that way. I played a lot of defense there but then a wins a win.”

Montieth was third followed by Hodnett and Freddie Rahmer.

Sixth through 10th went to Aaron Ott, Cory Haas, Alan Krimes, Doug Esh and Brock Zearfoss.

Heats went to Alan Krimes, Lucas Wolfe and Rodney Westhafer with Rick Lafferty claiming the consolation.

Beautiful lady racer Brie Hershey would end up leading all 25-laps of the 358 sprint main however to say she cruised to the win would be incorrect.

For most of the race she had the lead well in hand but a late race challenge developed from 12th starter Doug Hammaker.

On a lap 16 restart, Hammaker blasted from sixth to third, driving to the outside and around Kevin Nouse, Troy Wagaman Jr. and Kyle Denmyer.

And then with seven laps to go, Hammaker disposed of Nyle Berkes for second in order to have a clear shot at the leader when a final caution flag bunched the field on lap 19.

Hershey went for the low block when action resumed as Hammaker committed to the top and then as Hershey scrubbed speed while sliding up across the track, Hammaker shot into the lead however Hershey was stout enough to not led Hammaker get away and she motored back alongside and into control on the backchute.

This gave her the edge she needed to the finish to pick up the win, her third career Williams Grove checkers.

Hammker rode home second followed by Berkes, Nouse and Denmyer.

Sixth through 10th went to Wagaman, Matt Findley, Todd Rittenouse Jr., Glenndon Forsythe and David Holbrook.

Holbrook was the Consumer Insurance Agency Hard Charger for driving from 23rd spot up to 10th.

Heats went to Findley, Denmyer and Hammaker with Rich Eichelberger scoring the consolation.

June 17, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Steve Buckwalter, 2. Danny Dietrich, 3. Brian Montieth, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Freddie Rahmer, 6. Aaron Ott, 7. Cory Haas, 8. Alan Krimes, 9. Doug Esh, 10. Brock Zearfoss, 11. Austin Hogue, 12. Rodney Westhafer, 13. Brent Marks, 14. Matt Campbell, 15. Frankie Herr, 16. Daryl Stimeling, 17. Troy Fraker, 18. Jim Shuster, 19. Zach Eucalano, 20. Rick Lafferty, 21. Todd Allen, 22. Todd Berkheimer, 23. Lucas Wolfe, 24. Chad Trout

DNQ: Brandon Rahmer, Pat Cannon

358 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brie Hershey, 2. Doug Hammaker, 3. Nyle Berkes, 4. Kevin Nouse, 5. Kyle Denmyer, 6. Tim Wagaman Jr., 7. Matt Findley, 8. Todd Rittenouse Jr., 9. Glenndon Forsythe, 10. David Holbrook, 11. Rich Eichelberger, 12. Brian Garland, 13. DJ Montgomery, 14. AaronEichelberger, 15. Chris Arnold, 16. Todd Reed, 17. Tyler Esh, 18. Chris Frank, 19. Chad Trout, 20. Jordan Givler, 21. Adrian Shaffer, 22. Jeff Halligan, 23. Phil Walter, 24. Chandler Leiby

DNQ: Dave Carlberg, Adam Lyman, Nathan Prezenica, Wyatt Hinkle, Alyson Dietz

 

 

THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME: MICRO SPRINT RACERS CAN WIN A RAHMER 410 SPRINT CAR DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Brad Weber Won a Randomly Selected Test Session; Party at the Path Micro Sprint Bonuses set for Sunday, June 26 Speedweek Kick-Off

SPRING RUN, PA (JUNE 17, 2016) – They’re the fastest race cars on dirt – 410 Sprint Cars. The pinnacle of dirt track racing experiences, and there’s no better first-time teacher than Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Legend, Fred Rahmer. That is exactly what Thomasville, Pa’s Micro Sprint racer, Brad Weber learned this past week after completing the 410 test session he won at Rahmer’s Party at the Path events.

Fred Rahmer Promotions offered up a 410 Sprint Car driving experience to two 600cc Micro Sprint competitors – one session for the series Champion, Tyler Walton and the second selected at random from the group of drivers that competed in all of the Rahmer/Path Valley Speedway events in 2015.

“This car has so much power,” Weber said after the test. “It’s so easy to break the tires loose, this was just awesome.”

Weber, a 29-year-old racer that competes regularly at Trailway and Path Valley Speedways, relished in the once-in-a-lifetime experience.

“This has been such a great experience,” Weber continued. “This is a $75,000 race car and for the Rahmer family to give me this opportunity is great. It’s probably the only time I’ll ever get behind the wheel of a 410.”

Fred Rahmer Promotions offers up multiple Perfect Attendance bonuses. Competitors that participate in all three of the Rahmer events at Path Valley Speedway will be eligible for perfect attendance bonuses. These bonuses include random drawings for a XXX Micro Sprint Racing Chassis, a $500 Hyper Racing gift certificate, and a test session in one of the Fred Rahmer’s RBR 410 Sprint Cars. An additional test session will be awarded to the 2016 Party at the Path 600cc Micro Sprint Champion.

“I’d recommend everyone take advantage of this opportunity,” Weber concluded. “Who better than Fred Rahmer to teach you how to drive a 410 Sprint Car?”

The 2016, Party at the Path season kicks off on Sunday, June 26, where 600cc winged Micro Sprint competitors can compete for a $1,000 top prize in their 25-lap main event. Along with the $1,000 jackpot, Micro Sprint heat races will pay $100.

Along with give-a-ways for the Micro Sprint Competitors, race fans will also be able to participate in a random drawing for three 32-inch televisions courtesy of Leffler Energy. Fans can fill out the Leffler Energy TV giveaway form and place their name in a special box, where 3 random fans will be selected.

The year’s Party at the Path provides a full day of jam-packed excitement.

The event kicks off at 12 PM at Hammond’s Grove Picnic Area located at 19898 Hammond Road – approximate one mile from Path Valley Speedway. Fans will be treated to free food, games, give-a-ways and live music courtesy of popular rock band, Southern Edge. The RBR Racing Leffler Energy 410 Sprint Car will be on display, giving fans an intimate look at the powerful machines
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At 2 PM, Hammond’s Grove transforms into the ultimate display of power, as five-divisions of 1800 horsepower Mod Turbo Tractors competing in a Truck and Tractor Pull presented by Interstate Pullers. General admission Adult tickets for the Tractor Pull are $12 and Children 8-12 are $6.

The nightcap includes the ever-exciting 410 Sprint Cars in the 40-Lap Harry Fletcher Tribute Race, as part of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek. Also on the card, the 600cc Micro Sprints. General Admission tickets at Path Valley Speedway are $20 and children under 12 are admitted FREE! General Pit Access is $30.

A discount of $2 is available for fans attending both events. Fans can purchase General Admission wristbands at the Path Valley Speedway Park starting at noon and can display that wristband at Hammond’s Grove to receive their discount. Fans can also display their Tractor Pull Admission wristband at the Path Valley Speedway and receive the same discount.

A shuttle will be available to transport fans to Hammond’s Grove from Path Valley Speedway and back. Tickets for the Path Valley Speedway event will be available for purchase at the Hammond’s Grove pre-race party.

Competitors interested in participating can find entry forms and a full pay structure at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com

Fred Rahmer Promotions can be found online at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com, on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions, and on Twitter @RahmerRacing
Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers is available online at www.interstatepullers.com or www.facebook.com/interstatepullers

Path Valley Speedway Park
Speedway Address: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run, PA 17262
Speedway Phone: 717-349-7111
Fred Rahmer Promotions Address: 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944
Series E-Mail: info@fredrahmerpromotions.com
Series Website: www.fredrahmerpromotions.com
Speedway Website: www.pathvalley.com
Twitter: @RahmerRacing
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions

2016 Fred Rahmer Promotions Events:
Sunday, June 26 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints // Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek
Sunday, August 28 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints
Previous Fred Rahmer Promotions 410 Winners:
June 2014 – Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, OK
April 2015 – Chad Kemenah, Findlay, OH
June 2015 – Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, OK
October 2015 – Rain
May 2016 -- Rain

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

 15 June 2016 Contact: Steve Inch

PATRIOT SPRINT TOUR WHITCOMB MEMORIAL FOR 360 SPRINT CARS THIS SATURDAY; SPEEDWAY SWITCHES TO 7:30 PM SUMMER START TIME

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will honor the memory of sprint car driver Joe Whitcomb with the 13th annual running of the Joe Whitcomb Memorial for 360 sprint cars sanctioned by the Patriot Sprint Tour at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, June 18. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The 30-lap sprint car feature, a tribute to honor the late open wheel racer from Millersburg who succumbed to injuries sustained in a sprint car racing accident at the track on June 21, 2003, will pay $2,571 to win and $271 to start. Time trials, heat races, and a B-main will be the qualifying format.

The speedway’s and Patriot Sprint Tour’s rules will be both be in effect/interchangeable for the 360 sprint car division for the Whitcomb Memorial. Saturday’s race will be the first and only event sanctioned by the Patriot Sprint Tour this season at the track.

Advanced Concrete Systems of Middleburg will be the title sponsor of the four division show, which will also feature the super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners.

Previous winners of the Whitcomb Memorial include Nate Snyder of Halifax (2004); Kevin Nagy of East Brunswick, N.J. (2005); Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove (2006, 2007, 2008); Pat Cannon of Etters (2009, 2010, 2013); and the only four-time winner TJ Stutts of Liverpool (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015).

Whitcomb, a dedicated racer most of his life, began his career in go-karts at the age of seven. He won hundreds of races in karting and was a three-time national karting champion. A highlight during his karting career was an appearance on ESPN.

In 2001, Whitcomb became a regular competitor at Selinsgrove in the 358 sprint car, driving his trademark blue and yellow number 71 racer. That year, Whitcomb became Selinsgrove Speedway’s Sportsman of the Year.

Whitcomb won his first sprint car race at Selinsgrove on June 8, 2002, ending the five-race winning streak of champion Chad Layton. Whitcomb also won sprint car races at Williams Grove and Bridgeport Speedways during his racing career.

The speedway will round out of the month Saturday, June 25, with the Firecracker 30 for 360 sprints plus the rescheduled Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Late Model Challenge Series race, pro stocks, roadrunners, and fireworks!

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will host the Burris Money Series for go karts at 9 a.m. this Sunday, June 19. There will be no racing at the track Friday, June 17.

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 570.374.2266.

Purse for 2016 Whitcomb Memorial for 360 Sprint Cars: 1) $2,571 2) $1,200 3) $1,000 4) $800 5) $700 6) $600 7) $550 8) $500 9) $475 10) $450 11) $425 12) $400 13) $375 14) $350 15) $325 16) $300 17-24) $271

Admission Fees for June 18: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $7; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Passes: $30

 

 

BONUSES ABOUND FOR FRED RAHMER PROMOTIONS PATH VALLEY SPEEDWEEK COMPETITORS Rahmer Gifts a Vegas Trip to One Lucky Sprint Car Competitor, Plus Bonuses for Micros and Race Fans!

SPRING RUN, PA (June 15, 2016) – A trip to Las Vegas is planned for one lucky 410 Sprint Car driver as Fred Rahmer Promotions prepares for the third annual Party at the Path on Sunday, June 26 – a staple of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek – at Spring Run, Pennsylvania’s Path Valley Speedway.

“I’ve told everyone from the beginning, I’m not trying to have races. I’m trying to have an event, an experience for the fans,” Promoter and Sprint Car kingpin Fred Rahmer stated. “When you get racing things get busy, we’re offering up this trip to Las Vegas for one driver to help them have an experience that they may not.”

Airfare and Hotel Accommodations for two people, for four nights and three days. The winner will be selected at random from the list of competitors that compete in all three Fred Rahmer Promotions/Path Valley Speedway events throughout the 2016 season.

The Las Vegas trip is just one of many bonuses lined up for 410 Sprint Car competitors.

On Sunday, June 26 the 40-lap A-Main will honor legendary car owner, Harry Fletcher, and pay $6,600 to the winner. Eagle Evergreens presents the Quick Time Bonus paying $500. Heat wins will be rewarded with a $300 bonus courtesy of individual heat race sponsors: Freedom Power Sports, Buck Rubs, Emory Transmissions, and Pioneer Pole Buildings.

Along with the $1,000 jackpot to the 600cc Micro Sprint winner, Micro Sprint heat races will offer an additional $100. 600 Micro Sprint competitor Perfect Attendance bonuses include random drawings for a XXX Micro Sprint Racing Chassis, a $500 Hyper Racing Gift Certificate, and a test session in one of Fred Rahmer’s RBR Racing 410 Sprint Cars. An additional test session will be awarded to the competitor that wins the season-long Micro Sprint Point Standings.

Race Fans will also be able to participate in a random drawing for 3 32-inch televisions courtesy of Leffler Energy. Fans can fill out the Leffler Energy TV giveaway form and place their name in a special box, where 3 random fans will be selected.

The year’s Party at the Path provides a full day of jam-packed excitement.

The event kicks off at 12 PM at Hammond’s Grove Picnic Area located at 19898 Hammond Road – approximate one mile from Path Valley Speedway. Fans will be treated to free food, games, give-a-ways and live music courtesy of popular rock band, Southern Edge. The RBR Racing Leffler Energy 410 Sprint Car will be on display, giving fans an intimate look at the powerful machines

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At 2 PM, Hammond’s Grove transforms into the ultimate display of power, as five-divisions of 1800 horsepower Mod Turbo Tractors competing in a Truck and Tractor Pull presented by Interstate Pullers. General admission Adult tickets for the Tractor Pull are $12 and Children 8-12 are $6.

The nightcap includes the ever-exciting 410 Sprint Cars in the 40-Lap Harry Fletcher Tribute Race, as part of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek. Also on the card, the 600cc Micro Sprints. General Admission tickets at Path Valley Speedway are $20 and children under 12 are admitted FREE! General Pit Access is $30.

A discount of $2 is available for fans attending both events. Fans can purchase General Admission wristbands at the Path Valley Speedway Park starting at noon and can display that wristband at Hammond’s Grove to receive their discount. Fans can also display their Tractor Pull Admission wristband at the Path Valley Speedway and receive the same discount.

A shuttle will be available to transport fans to Hammond’s Grove from Path Valley Speedway and back. Tickets for the Path Valley Speedway event will be available for purchase at the Hammond’s Grove pre-race party.

Competitors interested in participating can find entry forms and a full pay structure at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com

Fred Rahmer Promotions can be found online at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com, on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions, and on Twitter @RahmerRacing

Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers is available online at www.interstatepullers.com or www.facebook.com/interstatepullers

Path Valley Speedway Park Speedway Address: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run, PA 17262 Speedway Phone: 717-349-7111 Fred Rahmer Promotions Address: 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944 Series E-Mail: info@fredrahmerpromotions.com Series Website: www.fredrahmerpromotions.com Speedway Website: www.pathvalley.com Twitter: @RahmerRacing Facebook: www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions

2016 Fred Rahmer Promotions Events: Sunday, June 26 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints // Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek Sunday, August 28 -- Path Valley Speedway 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Winged Micro Sprints

Previous Fred Rahmer Promotions 410 Winners: June 2014 – Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, OK April 2015 – Chad Kemenah, Findlay, OH June 2015 – Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, OK October 2015 – Rain May 2016 -- Rain

 

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Moon Shine Camo Camera And Autograph Night At Port Royal Saturday

Free Moon Shine can koozies, apparel and general admission to pits up for grabs

Racing action includes 410 sprints, super lates, econo lates and xtreme stocks

6/12/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will host Moon Shine Camo Camera and Autograph Night this Saturday, June 18 at 7 pm.

The racing program features the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, the Gray’s Auto and Towing econo late models and a feature for the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

From 5 – 6 pm fans who purchase a general admission ticket will be granted access to the pit area to meet and greet their favorite drivers while the first 200 general admission fans entering the main grandstand will receive a FREE Moon Shine Camo can koozie.

Moon Shine Camo will also randomly hand out various types of Moon Shine apparel during the racing program and each feature winner will receive a Moon Shine Camo prize pack in victory lane.

Moon Shine will also have their line of apparel items on sale prior to and during the races adjacent to the grandstands.

The next Port Royal date of the Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Super Late Model Dirt Challenge Series is slated for Saturday, July 2 along with PA Speedweek for sprint cars.

Beginning on Monday, June 13 through June 24, any fans that visit the Moon Shine Camo factory store located along Rt. 35 in Mt. Pleasant Mills will have the chance to win a pair of FREE tickets to the July 2 Port Royal date.

A minimum purchase of $50 at the factory store will earn an entry into the prize-winning raffle to be held June 24.

Port Royal will be dark for a break on Saturday, June 25 before returning with two big PA Speedweek shows for the super sprint cars coming up on Thursday, June 30 and then for the Saturday, July 2 show which features the Moon Shine Port Royal/Selinsgrove Speedways Challenge Series for late models.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


PRS 2016 – 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 School’s Out Night Features 410 And 358 Sprints Friday

6/12/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host School’s Out Night for youth featuring a full program of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car racing and HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprints this Friday night, June 17 at 8 pm.

School’s Out Night presented by H & N Landscaping will feature numerous activites for all the just released youth now that the 2015-2016 school year has come to a close in the region.

Every child coming to the event will receive a grab bag full of surprise gifts plus the kids will be welcome to play games, take part in face painting and water-themed activities plus there will be kids big wheel and bicycle racing and a moon bounce.

A driver autograph session is slated for the infield from 6:15 to 6:45 pm.

Adult general admission tickets for School’s Out Night are $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10 and ages 12 and under admitted for free.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 will be given to the Monroe, Newville and South Mountain Elementary Schools.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete in heat races and a 25-lap feature on the night paying $3,600 to win while the HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprints compete in the first event of the five –race 2016 Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series, taking place at three different area ovals.

The Nouse Series returns to Williams Grove on August 5 and offers a combined series total payout including contingencies amounting to some $16,000.

Williams Grove returns to action on Friday, June 24 at 8 pm with the kickoff of the annual PA Sprint Speedweek series along with the 358 sprint cars.

But before that, a special Wednesday night show featuring the return of the Super DIRTcar Series to Williams Grove for Modified Mayhem plus URC Sprints on June 22.

The June 22 show gets underway at 8 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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

 

The Central PA 358 Point Series had a rare 2 point race week as Wednsday night they ran at Lincoln Speedway and Friday night they where back at Trail Way Speedway. Both races carried full points for the series instead of the normal best finish of the weekend. 1 driver took full advantage of the open weekend and that was Jeff Halligan who would win his 1st feature of 2016 at Lincoln Speedway in a great three car battle with Chandler Leiby and Matt Campbell to not only pick up the victory but also take over the series point lead. Rounding out the top 5 at Lincoln was Jordan Givler and Doug Hammaker.

Friday night back at Trail Way Speedway the 2015 Central PA 358 Point Series rookie of the year David Holbrook would get passed the 2014 series rookie of the year Wyatt Hinkle on lap 22 to capture his 1st win of 2016 as well. Issac Sneeringer, Doug Hammaker and Seth Kearchner would round out the top 5 at Trail Way Speedway.

Entering the weekend Adrian Shaffer would have the Central PA 358 Point Series lead but could only muster an 11th place finish at Lincoln Speedway in his only start of the weekend. With that finish and not racing on Friday night at Trail Way Speedway Shaffer has fallen back to the 5th spot in the series standings. The new series point leader is Jeff Halligan with Matt Campbell and Jeff Rohrbaugh sitting in 3rd spot. Rounding out the top 5 are Doug Hammaker and Adrian Shaffer.

This coming Friday night the Central PA 358 Point Series will shift back to Williams Grove Speedway as night 1 of the Nouse Signs and Graphics 358 Sprint Car Summer Series and then back to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night.

The top 10 in the Central PA 358 Point Series Point Standings are...

1. Jeff Halligan - 226 Pts. ( 1 win) 2. Matt Campbell - 200 Pts. (1 win) 3. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 194 Pts (2 win) 4. Doug Hammaker - 190 Pts. (2 win) 5. Adrian Shaffer - 187 pts. (1 win) 6. Chandler Leiby - 165 Pts. 7. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win) 8. Tyler Esh - 85 Pts. 9. Cody Fletcher - 83 Pts. 10.David Holbrook - 80 Pts.(1 win)

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series are...

June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race June 18th (Lincoln) June 24th Speedweek (WG) (TW) July 1st (TW) July 2nd (Lincoln) Nouse Sign and Graphics Summer Series July 8th (WG) July 9th (Lincoln)

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016
SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

RANDY STOUDT IMPRESSIVE IN CARL BILLET MEMORIAL WIN
Russ Mitten Gets First Super Sportsman Win while Chris Heller Tops Street Stocks

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway
YORK HAVEN, PA 6/11/16

As the memory of all-time leading Susquehanna Speedway late model winner and track champion Carl Billet was being remembered, Randy Stoudt put on a performance that the late Billet did so many times during his illustrious racing career before his untimely death three years ago.

Piloting the famous Leinbach Motorsports No. NINE late model, Stoudt wheeled his machine from his 19th starting spot to claim the 40-lap Carl Billet Memorial Saturday night at the York Haven track.

The win was the second of the season for the Pottstown driver as he and his team earned the $1,500 payday following his impressive drive through the field.

Following a six car melee on the start, front row starter Brad Shank set the pace through the first 25 laps of the Billet Memorial before giving way to Randy Christine on the 26th circuit.

Christine led for three laps before turning the top spot over the Stoudt who then drove off from the field to score the win. Six cautions closed the field following the big lap one crash.

Christine settled for the runner-up spot followed by track point leader Jake Jones, Ralph Morgan and Billet’s son Steve who started 13th. Completing the top 10 finishers were Chris Knopp, Matt Nailor, Shaun Jones, Sam Rial and Matt Murphy.

Christine set a new one lap track record in time trials with a lap of 18.015 seconds.

Heats for the 30 cars were won by Jones, Jim Yoder and Chase Billet. Chase Billet also won the dash.

After several early season good runs, Russ Mitten finally visited victory lane in the 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature.

Mitten had worked his way from 10th into second spot when race leader Kevin Nouse lost a motor on lap 23 turning the top spot over to Mitten.

Mitten, of Newville was able to keep his Newville Electric Services, RPM Chassis out front over the final circuit to score his first win of the year as he became the sixth different winner in seven Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman races this season.

Bruce Buckwalter, Jr led the first four laps before Nouse took the top spot. But Buckwalter raced back into the lead on lap six before Nouse returned to the top spot and led until his motor expired.

Chad Criswell finished in the runner-up spot ahead of Mike Enders, Hard Charger Scott Geesey up from the 15th starting spot and Doug Dodson as Scott Dellinger, Tony Jackson, Kenny Edkin, Buckwalter and Troy Rhome rounded out the top 10 finishers.

Nouse, Davey Walsh and Devin Beidel won heats for the 31 Super Sportsman with Rick Barr topping the consolation.

Chris Heller led all 20 laps of a caution-filled street stock feature to score his first win of the season.

Heller became the fourth winner in five races this season as he dominated the feature event.

Jasen Geesaman finished second but failed post race tech and was disqualified as Chris Derr, Mike Potts, Travis Horan and Eric Tripp finished in the top five.

Horan, Tripp, Cory Phillips and Geesaman won heats for the 36-car street stock field with Jason Townsend winning the consolation.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action on Saturday June 18th as the PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints return to the track joined by the Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks (which will be the Trail-Way Shootout), ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends and Mini Vans. . It will also be the York County Racing Club Night at the speedway. .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

There will also be a Test and Tune for all divisions on Wednesday, June 15th beginning at 6PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results and follow Susquehanna Speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS 6/11/16
358 LATE MODELS-CARL BILLET MEMORIAL (40 LAPS)
1. NINE-Randy Stoudt, 2. 74-Randy Christine, Jr., 3. 43-Jake Jones, 4. 112-Ralph Morgan, Jr., 5. 20-Steve Billet, 6. 48-Chris Knopp, 7. 000-Matt Nailor, 8. 2M-Shaun Jones, 9. 55-Sam Rial, 10. 21M-Matt Murphy, 11. 2-Scott Richwine, 12. 62-Devin Frey, 13. 57-Brad Shank, 14. 5M-Jake Moser, 15. 5-Charlie Potts, 16. 64-Grant Adams, 17. 22-Chase Billet, 18. U10-Jim Yoder, 19. 21Z-Cam Zeigler, 20. 33-Bobby Beard, 21. 25-Sam Gallagher, 22. 55R-Patrick McClane, 23. 19L-Dave Latsha.
Did Not Start: 1-Gene Knaub
Did Not Qualify: 25X-Jed Latshaw, 116-Travis Mease, 69-Justin Ehrhart, 50A-Andrew Stotler, 3B-Cameron Benyou, 4S-Danny Snyder.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN -(25LAPS)
1. 77-Russ Mitten, 2. 55C-Chad Criswell, 3. 3B-Mike Enders, 4. 41-Scott Geesey, 5. 54-Doug Dodson, 6. 30-Scott Dellinger, 7. 17J-Tony Jackson, 8. 75-Kenny Edkin, 9. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, 10. 10-Troy Rhome, 11. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 12. 32-Gregg Foster, 13. 77W-Tom Wyckoff, 14. 14-Nate Young, 15. 11S-John Stoll, Jr., 16. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 17. 29-Adam Wray, 18. 00-Rick Barr, 19. 20W-Davey Walsh, 20. 99-Chad Smith, 21. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 22. 58-Paul Miller, 23. 19-Devin Beidel, 24. 17-Steve Wilbur.
Did Not Qualify: 44-Russ Lebo, 91-Lanny Hake, 222-Jay Fannasy, 20-Dave Lightner, 2-Austin Lorah. 15-Brian Bougher, 32J-Jay Fannasy.

STREET STOCKS (20 LAPS)
1. X99-Chris Heller, 2. 18-Chris Derr, 3. M1-Mike Potts, 4. 21H-Travis Horan, 5. 43-Eric Tripp, 6. 54J-Jimmy Combs, 7.47-Bob Scott, Jr. 8. F5-Dalton Frye, 9. 59-Ryan Smith, 10. 72-Jason Townsend, 11. 11-Craig Morgan, 12. 17-Corty Phillips, 13. 2-Randy Zechman, 14. 00-Josh Bloom, 15. 12-Scott Thunberg, 16. 7P-Jim Palm, 17. 37-Mark Hutchison, 18. 01-Kyle Saylor, 19. 16-Walt Lemmon, 20. 94-Mike Buckley, 21. 19-Chad Stine, 22. FOUR-Eddie Richards, 23. 25H-Joe Hower
Disqualified: Jasen Geesaman(Failed Post race tech after finishing second)
Did Not Qualify: 41w-Doug Hoffman, 11R-Ryan Rost, 63-Doug Barber, 81X-Matt Chronister, 71-Richie Dobson, 99K-Dave Bowermaster, 64-Brandon Wanner, 5C-Josh Schrum, 7S-Kevin Sigler, 55-Matt Adams, 20-Jesse Hitz, 44-Charles Ruppert.

 

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Bryan Clauson’s Circular Insanity Tour Storms Port Royal For USAC Win

Miller and Irvin claim 305s and econos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

6/11/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Noblesville, Indiana’s Bryan Clauson stormed into Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night on his 2016 circular insanity tour as part of the 10th annual USAC Eastern Storm tour itself and by the time the rowdy event had passed over, Clauson had etched his historic name in the record books of the historic oval.

Clauson stormed forward from deep in the pack to claim the 30-lap, $6,000 USAC National Sprint Series main event and become the 183rd different driver to win a sprint car main at Port Royal.

In the 305 sprint main two-time Port Royal series champion Jeff Miller drove to victory while Eric Irvin scored in the 355 econo late model championship.

A total of 26 USAC sprints entered Port Royal action with Chase Stockon of Fort Branch, Indiana, setting fast time over the field with a lap of 19.148 seconds.

USAC champions Dave Darland and Brady Bacon found themselves parked on the front row for the start of the feature event.

Darland darted into the lead over Bacon at the start with Clauson taking the green from the 11th hole on the grid.

A fierce battle for third developed between Stockon and California’s Thomas Meseraull a few laps into the race with the pair exchanging the spot back and forth before disaster struck on the fifth tour.

As Meseraull raced to the outside of Stockon in the fourth corner, his car kicked out and nailed the frontstretch wall, sending him into a violent series of frontstretch flips in front of the grandstand.

Meseraull vaulted up into the catch fence with enough altitude to allow defending Port Royal USAC winner Robert Ballou to blast underneath his careening car while it was up in the air.

Luckily, Meseraull escaped serious injury.

Darland had Bacon, Stockon and Ballou lined up behind for the new green and Darland continued to lead at first before Bacon started making stabs for control.

Oklahoma’s Bacon completed an outside sweep of the third and fourth turns to take command from Darland with eight away while Ballou pushed his way forward using the outside lane as well.

Ballou was up to second with Clauson still well out of the picture on the 11th tour.

A caution for Chris Windom at the halfway point bunched the field with California’s Ballou glued to Bacon’s bumper for the return to action and a slider in turns three and four netted him the lead with 17 complete and once in front Ballou rocketed away with the lead, looking assured of his second Port Royal USAC win in a row.

Another yellow flag with 12 laps to go now found Clauson just getting up to sixth spot.

Stockon was next to flex his muscle at the front, after chugging along in third all during the mid stages, he picked off Bacon with 10 laps to go and was poised to mount a challenge until a blown motor saw him slow with seven laps to go.

And that’s when things really went haywire as a bizarre and dramatic turn of events saw leader Ballou pit under caution due to a loosened power steering line.

This handed the lead back to Bacon and Clauson suddenly found himself second instead of fourth after really coming to life with 10 laps to go, having blasted from sixth to fourth behind Stockon.

And with that, Clauson was in his office behind the wheel for the restart and a big slider in the third corner saw him take command and begin to run away for what would be a 2.012 second margin over Bacon at the finish.

“This place is a little big for me to be winning,” Clauson exclaimed of his usual prowess on smaller, tighter bullring type tracks.

“I bet if you watched the first 10 laps of that race you didn’t think we’d be sittin’ here.”

Bacon rode home second followed by 12th starter Max McGhee of Camby, Indiana, Darland and CJ Leary of Greenfield, Indiana.

Sixth through 10th went to Jerry Coons Jr., Shane Golobic, a rebounding Ballou with fixed steering, Carmen Perigo and Isaac Chapple.

Heats went to Ballou, Leary and McGhee with Aaron Farney taking the B Main.

The first heat saw Ballou and Shane Cottle racing hard for the lead when Cottle flipped out over the third turn fence, escaping injury.

Huntingdon’s Jeff Miller wired the field for the 18-lap 305 sprint main, finishing ahead of Tyler Reeser, Dave Grube, point leader Nate Gramley and 20th starter Dave Brown Jr.

It was Miller’s first oval win of the season.

Heats went to Reeser, Grube and Miller with John Martin scoring the consolation.

Devin Hart looked like an early favorite for the econo late model main, jumping from his poled starting spot into the lead and pulling away.

Third starter Eric Irvin drove into second on the third lap but was unable to close any distance for the lead until suddenly with 10 laps completed he dramatically closed in.

Irvin then drove by and took the win, his first of the season, with Andrew Yoder getting by Hart for second.

Hart finished third, with no power steering since the eighth circuit.

Tim Fedder was third with Tim Krape finishing fifth.

Heats went to Fedder and Hart.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Port Royal Speedway

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www.portroyalspeedway.com

Feature finishes:

6/11/16

USAC Results:

PROSOURCE QUALIFYING: 1. Chase Stockon, 32, 32 TBI-19.148; 2. Aaron Farney, 15F, Farney-19.385; 3. Thomas Meseraull, 66, Amati-19.428; 4. Robert Ballou, 1, Ballou-19.434; 5. Chad Boespflug, 98E, NineEight/EZR-19.503; 6. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-19.521; 7. Dave Darland, 11, Walker/Curb-Agajanian-19.627; 8. Jerry Coons, Jr., 39, TWH-19.635; 9. Bret Mellenberndt, 97, Mellenberndt-19.776; 10. Isaac Chapple, 52, LNR-19.876; 11. Bryan Clauson, 63, Dooling/Hayward-19.972; 12. Max McGhee, 17, McGhee-19.973; 13. Landon Simon, 24, LSR-20.008; 14. C.J. Leary, 17GP, Dutcher-20.073; 15. Chris Windom, 5, Baldwin-20.074; 16. Shane Cottle, 65, Franckowiak-20.076; 17. Dustin Smith, 77, Smith-20.110; 18. Tony DiMattia, 50, DiMattia-20.199; 19. Mark Smith, 3R, Rock Steady-20.360; 20. Kyle Moody, 99m, Moody-20.383; 21. Tom Harris, 5E, East-20.385; 22. Carmen Perigo, 21, Stehman-20.387; 23. Shane Golobic, 60, Ely-20.761; 24. J.R. Berry, 74, Berry-20.951; 25. Dick Mahoney, 79, Mahoney-21.176; 26. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 4J, 4J Motorsports-21.540.

SIMPSON RACE PRODUCTS FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ballou, 2. Stockon, 3. Simon, 4. Darland, 5. Chapple, 6. M.Smith, 7. Perigo, 8. Cottle, 9. Mahoney. NT

COMPETITION SUSPENSION (CSI) SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Leary, 2. Clauson, 3. Coons, 4. D.Smith, 5. Boespflug, 6. Golobic, 7. Farney, 8. Moody, 9. Thomas. NT

BENIC ENTERPRISES THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. McGhee, 2. Bacon, 3. Windom, 4. Meseraull, 5. DiMattia, 6. Mellenberndt, 7. Harris, 8. Berry. NT

INDY RACE PARTS SEMI: (12 laps) 1. Farney, 2. M.Smith, 3. Mellenberndt, 4. Golobic, 5. Moody, 6. Thomas, 7. Perigo, 8. Harris, 9. Berry, 10. Mahoney. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Brady Bacon, 3. Max McGhee, 4. Dave Darland, 5. C.J. Leary, 6. Jerry Coons Jr., 7. Shane Golobic, 8. Robert Ballou, 9. Carmen Perigo, 10. Isaac Chapple, 11. Kyle Moody, 12. Chris Windom, 13. Dustin Smith, 14. Bret Mellenberndt, 15. Tony DiMattia, 16. Chase Stockon, 17. Aaron Farney, 18. Chad Boespflug, 19. Landon Simon, 20. Mark Smith, 21. Thomas Meseraull, 22. Kevin Thomas Jr. NT

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**Cottle flipped over the guardrail during the first heat. Meseraull flipped on lap 6 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-7 Darland, Laps 8-17 Bacon, Laps 18-23 Ballou, Laps 24-30 Clauson.

KSE HARD CHARGER: Shane Golobic

NEW AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT POINTS: 1-Bacon-1,028, 2-Meseraull-1,007, 3-Stockon-938, 4-Ballou-914, 5-Darland-900, 6-Leary-891, 7-Boespflug-830, 8-McGhee-781, 9-Clauson-739, 10-Kyle Cummins-658.

NEW EASTERN STORM POINTS: 1-Clauson-311, 2-Ballou-259, 3-Windom-255, 4-Stockon-236, 5-Bacon-224, 6-McGhee-222, 7-Meseraull-220, 8-Leary-218, 8-Darland-216, 10-Boespflug-212.

NEXT AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT RACE: June 12 – York Haven, PA - Susquehanna Speedway – “Eastern Storm”

305 sprints, 18 laps: 1. Jeff Miller, 2. Tyler Reeser, 3. Dave Grube, 4. Nathan Gramley, 5. Dave Brown Jr., 6. Colby Dice, 7. Scott Ellerman, 8. Scott Lutz, 9. Kyle Ganoe, 10. Jake Waters, 11. Cale Reigle, 12. Drew Ritchie, 13. Stephanie Dodson, 14. Erin Statler, 15. Brad Mellott, 16. Reed Thompson, 17. Mike Alleman, 18. Jon Haegele, 19. Billy Ney, 20. John Martin, 21. Zach Newlin, 22. Alan Kumpf, 23. Dave Guss Jr., 24. John Fiore

DNQ: Jack Thornton, Kristen Hess, Kassidy Kreitz, Billy Burkholder, Tom Worrick, Paul Snyder

355 econo late models, 22 laps: 1. Eric Irvin, 2. Andrew Yoder, 3. Devin Hart, 4. Tim Fedder, 5. Tim Krape, 6. Shaun Miller, 7. Jared Fulkroad, 8. Chase Bowsman, 9. Curt Dunn, 10. Derrick Garman, 11. Jason Nace, 12. AJ Stroup, 13. Dustin Kirk, 14. Lucas Bryner


DNS: Garrett Gray, Troy Miller

 

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

LEFFLER ENERGY NIGHT

“DIRT CLASSIC” SHOWCASE

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., June 18, 2016 (7:30 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Super Sportsman

Sat., June 25, 2016 (Time Trials @ 7:30 PM) - PA SPEEDWEEK [17th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial] for 410 sprints ($7,000 to win) plus Central PA Legends

Sat., July 2, 2016 (7:30 PM) - 358 Sprints (“Nouse Signs & Graphics Summer Series” event), PASS/IMCA (305) Sprints, and 600 Xcel Modifieds

HODNETT QUALIFIES FOR SEPTEMBER LINCOLN DIRT CLASSIC WITH SATURDAY SHOWCASE WIN;

Scores $7,000 victory with last turn pass

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 6/11/2016 – The thrillers just keep coming at Lincoln Speedway.

This time it was Central PA point series leader Greg Hodnett who had the fans on their feet, sliding under race-long leader Lucas Wolfe exiting the final turn to claim his third win of the year in Saturday night’s 30-lap Leffler Energy Dirt Classic Showcase.

“We never touched,” said Hodnett over the din of boos which were there to meet him in victory lane, “I had to do what I had to do to win. I had a good car. They were out in front, and we chased him down and lucky enough to pass him on the last lap.”

The event included a last lap challenge which polesitter and outside front row starter Lucas Wolfe turned down to go for the top prize and an automatic qualifying spot for Lincoln’s September 24th Third Annual Dirt Classic.

Ryan Smith, who was slated to start third, accepted the last row challenge, and earned $2,050 by advancing from 24th staring spot to finish 15th.

Although he started on the pole, Hodnett lost the drag race to turn one and chased Wolfe the first 29 and three-quarter laps. When the two leaders first hit lapped traffic on lap ten, Wolfe had nearly a two-second lead. He increased the advantage to 2 and-a-half seconds with ten laps to go.

But heavy lapped traffic allowed Hodnett to close the gap as the laps wound down. He began peaking under the Zemco #1 in the turns with three laps to go.

“Lucas was having trouble getting through one and two. He wanted to be up top, and there were a couple of times he split it and went to the middle. That gave me a lot of momentum,” said Hodnett, “Heading into turn three I thought we were faster and we needed to get off turn four better. When he got caught behind the lapped cars, I made my move. I have watched Brian Montieth and Danny Dietrich and the guys that run good do it every time they come here. I’ve been on the receiving end of that slider, so we just put ourselves in a position to get in front of him and make him back off.”

As the two front-runners exited the final turn, Wolfe struck the outside guardrail and wrestled his sprinter home second.

Third through fifth were Stevie Smith, Brent Marks (who came from 14th starting spot), and Gerard McIntyre, Jr. Sixth through tenth were Danny Dietrich, Adam Wilt, Chase Dietz, Aaron Ott, and Brian Montieth.

Fast time in time trials over the 34-car field was set by Brandon Rahmer with a one-lap time of 13.706-seconds. Heats were won by Montieth, Wolfe, Stevie Smith, and Robbie Kendall, with Brandon Rahmer winning the B-Main. And, of course, Greg Hodnett won the Dash.

Lincoln swings back into action next Saturday night, June 18th, with a three-division show that includes the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Super Sportsman. Heats will get underway at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, June 11, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

LEFFLER ENERGY NIGHT

“DIRT CLASSIC” SHOWCASE

Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 27-Greg Hodnett; 2. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 3. 51S-Stevie Smith; 4. 19M-Brent Marks; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich; 7. 15-Adam Wilt; 8. 2D-Chase Dietz; 9. 25-Aaron Ott; 10. 21-Brian Montieth; 11. 59-Jim Siegel; 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 13. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 14. 11C-Cory Haas; 15. 94-Ryan Smith; 16. 8-Billy Dietrich; 17. 37-JJ Grasso; 18. 87-Alan Krimes; 19. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 20. 1X-Chad Trout; 21. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 22. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF); 23. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 24. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Lucas Wolfe (1-29), Greg Hodnett (30)

Heat One Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 1X-Chad Trout; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 3B-Randy Baughman; 9. 75B-Todd Berkheimer. No Time

Heat Two Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 2. 19M-Brent Marks; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 25-Aaron Ott; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 8. 4-John Rudisill. Time – 2:27.806

Heat Three Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 51S-Stevie Smith; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 94-Ryan Smith; 5. 10-Joe Kata, III; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 75-Frankie Herr (DNF); 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF). No Time

Heat Four Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 15-Adam Wilt; 4. 21T-Scott Fisher; 5. 37-JJ Grasso; 6. 5-Tyler Ross; 7. 69-Shane Hoff; 8. 73-Javon Ahner. Time – 2:39.936

Dash Results (8 Laps) – 1. 27-Greg Hodnett; 2. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 3. Ryan Smith; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 21-Brian Montieth; 7. 51S-Stevie Smith; 8. 55K-Robbie Kendall. Time – 2:06.201

B-Main Finish (12 Laps/4 to qualify) - 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 25-Aaron Ott; 3. 5-Tyler Ross; 4. 1X-Chad Trout; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 75-Frankie Herr; 7. 69-Shane Hoff; 8. 4-John Rudisill; 9. 3B-Randy Baughman; 10. 73-Jevon Ahner; 11. 75B-Todd Berkheimer; 12. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 13. 12-Mike Bittinger.

TIME TRIALS RESULTS – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.706 seconds (98.497 MPH); 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.714; 3. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.721; 4. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.870; 5. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.883; 6. 59-Jimmy Siegel, 13.957; 7. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.963; 8. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.995; 9. 2D-Chase Dietz, 14.036; 10. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 14.046; 11. 51S-Stevie Smith, 14.053; 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 14.056; 13. 11C-Cory Haas, 14.093; 14. 19M-Brent Marks, 14.099; 15. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 14.117; 16. 21T-Scott Fisher, 14.129; 17. 21-Brian Montieth, 14.184; 18. 25-Aaron Ott, 14.253; 19. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 14.291; 20. 37-JJ Grasso, 14.291; 21. 87-Alan Krimes, 14.329; 22. 52-Austin Hogue, 14.344; 23. 75-Frankie Herr, 14.416; 24. 69-Shane Hoff, 14.431; 25. 1X-Chad Trout, 14.445; 26. 74-Dwayne Gutshall, 14.514; 27. 12-Mike Bittinger, 14.576; 28. 73-Javon Ahner, 14.606; 29. 3B-Randy Baughman, 14.684; 30. 4-John Rudisill, 14.762; 31. 10K-Joe Kata, III, 14.839; 32. 5-Tyler Ross, 14.856; 33. 75B-Todd Berkheimer, 15.188; 34. 23-TJ Stutts, NT.

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
 

10 June 2016
Steve Inch

HODNETT SHINES IN SELINSGROVE 410 SPRINT CAR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS SPECIAL!
RACE PRODUCES FOUR DIFFERENT LEADERS, INTENSE WHEEL-TO-WHEEL RACING!
SLANKER SCORED FIRST CAREER PRO STOCK VICTORY!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Ten years passed since Selinsgrove Speedway ran a special Friday night 410 sprint car race, and the wait was worth it when the division took the spotlight in the 25-lap “Friday Night Lights” main event with no fewer than four different leaders taking a shot at the $3,500 win.

At the checkered flag, Greg Hodnett of York held off Brent Marks of Myerstown and Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg by less than a one-second margin separating first from third. The victory was Hodnett’s 10th of the season and 17th career at Selinsgrove in 410 racing at the wheel of the Lelands.com No. 27.

Tommy Slanker also held off challenges to score his first career pro stock victory in the division’s 15-lap main event.

Selinsgrove Speedway will be in action at 7 p.m. this Sunday, June 12, with the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Series Finale plus limited late models. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. There is no racing at the track Saturday, June 11.

Outside front row starter TJ Stutts pulled into the lead at the start of the 410 sprint car feature. On the first two circuits, Stutts and polesitter Brock Zearfoss dueled for the lead. Meanwhile fifth-place starter Brent Marks raced third as sixth-place starter Greg Hodnett advanced to fourth on the third circuit.

Stutts, who won back-to-back Friday night 410 sprint car races in March of 2006, saw his hopes of keeping his Friday night winning streak alive go away on lap six when his car lost power on the frontstretch and coasted into the pit area. Zearfoss took command of the field with Marks applying pressure in traffic.

On the 10th lap, Marks made an exciting dive to the inside of Zearfoss entering turn three for the lead only to have the red flag unfurl when Scott Wilson hit the fourth turn wall and roll over in front of the leaders. Wilson escaped injury.

When the race resumed, a three-car war on wheels unfolded for the lead entering turn one between Zearfoss, Marks, and Hodnett. Marks took the lead on lap 12 with a pass by Zearfoss in turn three. A lap later, Hodnett drove into second.

The final 10 laps produced some of the most intense sprint car racing of the season as ninth-place starter Lucas Wolfe showed some speed and made it a three-car battle to the finish. On the 18th circuit, Hodnett took the lead in turn four when Marks drifted high. However, Marks and now Wolfe closed in on Hodnett in lapped traffic. Both Marks and Wolfe took shots at Hodnett to no avail.

At the checkered flag, Hodnett was victorious by just .47 of a second over Marks with Wolfe crossing the line just .91 of a second behind Hodnett in third. Ryan Smith and Blane Heimbach completed the top five.

Second-place starter Matt Hornberger led the first lap of the pro stock feature after a lap one restart for a three-car tangle in turn two. Fifth-place starter Adam Campbell made a charge into second on the restart and came away with the lead on lap two.

By lap six, eighth-place starter Tommy Slanker made his way to the front of the pack and powered into the runner up spot. With five laps to race, Slanker moved into striking distance of Campbell, who spun a lap later on the backstretch.

Slanker inherited the lead and drove to a mere 1.28 second margin of victory over Kurt Wray, Brad Mitch, Curtis Lawton, and Matt Hornberger.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY SUMMARY – 10 June 2016
410 Sprint Cars – 21 Entries
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 27 Greg Hodnett 2) 19M Brent Marks 3) 5W Lucas Wolfe 4) 94 Ryan Smith 5) 12 Blane Heimbach 6) 3Z Brock Zearfoss 7) 3 Pat Cannon 8) 21R Kyle Reinhardt 9) 25 Aaron Ott 10) 35 Daryl Stimeling 11) 33 Curt Stroup 12) 48 Danny Dietrich 13)75 Frankie Herr 14) 29 Jason Shultz 15) 19W Colby Womer 16) 66 Ryan Kissinger 17) 33W Michael Walter II 18) 12W Troy Fraker 19) 38 Scott Wilson 20) 51B Karl Baker 21) 23 TJ Stutts
Heat Winners: Brock Zearfoss, Brent Marks, Greg Hodnett
Pro Stocks – 20 Entries
15-Lap A-Main: 1) 40 Tommy Slanker 2) 71 Kurt Wray 3) 10M Brad Mitch 4) 33 Curtis Lawton 5) 88 Matt Hornberger 6) 70J John Schreffler 7) S8 Andrew Shoop 8) 8M Brandon Moser 9) 83 Matt Wilson 10) 2C Adam Campbell 11) 4 Jim Payne 12) 55 Lori Croop 13) 28J Jeff Ceballo 14) 14C Bill Conrad 15) 26 Nate Stroup 16) 8K Jeremy Kline 17) 99 Peanut Heintzelman 18) 6C AJ Hoffman 19) 11 Jake Buck 20) 55T John Troxell
Heat Winners: Adam Campbell, Tommy Slanker


WINDOM WITHSTANDS CLAUSON'S CHARGE
IN HORN/SCHINDER MEMORIAL AT THE GROVE


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6/10/16

Mechanicsburg, PA.........Chris Windom was able to fend off a furious late-race rally by Bryan Clauson to win in the return of champ car racing to Williams Grove Speedway after a 35-year hiatus in Friday night's "Horn/Schindler Memorial" 100-lap USAC Silver Crown race.

C.J. Leary was the first car to hit the track for ProSource Qualifying and the first to break Steve Kinser's long-standing one-lap track record from 1981 by three and a half seconds. None of the remaining drivers were able to reach the bar that the Greenfield, Indiana driver set, which placed him on the pole for the main event.

Leary and outside front row starter Justin Grant engaged in a side-by-side battle for the top spot on the opening lap with Leary assuming and maintaining control throughout the early stages. However, turn four proved to be a Bermuda Triangle of sorts in the first quarter of the race, plaguing a bevy of drivers that halted the action on four separate instances involving three different drivers.

Race leader Leary had seen nothing but daylight in front of him during the first several laps, but on the lap 29 restart, all Leary had was smoke in his eyes as a continuous plume billowed from the headers of the number 30. Leary began to slow dramatically, eventually coming to a stop in the first turn one lap later before being towed off to the pit area. The night for April's "Sumar Classic" winner at the Terre Haute Action Track was finished after such a strong performance in his first visit to the Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania track.

Justin Grant inherited the lead for the lap 35 restart, but, by lap 37, Windom had sliced into Grant's lead, setting Windom up for an outside turn four pass to take the top spot.
Meanwhile, Clauson was picking cars off at a rapid pace from his 16th starting position, crossing over from the topside to the inside of Mark Smith for fourth out of turn 4 on lap 39.

Windom sailed away on a comfort cruise after the race's final caution flew for the stopped car of Austin Nemire on lap 40. The Canton, llinois driver built his lead to a full-straightaway advantage with 35 laps to go.

Yet, Clauson was determined not to give in yet, taking third from Grant on lap 65 and sliding up in front of Brady Bacon for second on lap 69. However, Clauson still had a long row ahead of him to catch Windom who was on cruise control up front.

With 10 laps to go, some fans were seen leaving the grandstands with the feeling that the conclusion would be inevitable with Windom rolling to an easy victory. It appeared that Clauson would need a caution to close the gap on Windom's seemingly insurmountable lead, but with the pedigree that Clauson has attained over the last decade plus in the United States Auto Club, nothing was outside the realm of possibility.

Shot out of a cannon, Clauson continued to chop and slash the interval between him and leader Windom little-by-little, driving on the edge, appearing as if he was on a single-car qualifying run in the final laps.

With two laps to go, Windom jumped the skyscraper-high turn three cushion, allowing Clauson to close in right behind the tail tank of Windom's machine as the two exited turn four.

As the two sprinted down the front straightaway, Clauson got the bite off the bottom and was able to pull ahead by a car length inside of Windom at the exit of two on lap 99. Yet, Windom was able to find each and every morsel of horsepower to muscle his car back in front into turn three.

As Clauson and Windom ran Hoosier-to-Hoosier between turns three and four, the duo had to contend with the lapped car of David Byrne immediately after passing under the white flag indicating one more lap to go. The two split Byrne with Windom aiming for the topside and Clauson cutting to the low side. Clauson attempted to slide job Windom at the entrance to one by drifting up to the top line in front of Windom, but came up just shy, getting his car too far sideways and killing his momentum between turns one and two.

But, like Michael Myers in the "Halloween" movie series, Clauson would not go away, re-emerging yet again to make one last run at Windom into the final two turns. However, it was simply not enough as Windom led the final 63 laps to claim his third career USAC Silver Crown Series victory over Clauson, Kody Swanson, Bacon, Grant, Smith, Casey Shuman, Jerry Coons, Jr., Steve Buckwalter and Shane Cottle.

Like Kody Swanson's stranglehold on the dirt miles over the past few seasons, Windom appears to have taken a shine to the half-mile dirt tracks, previously taking victories at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg Ohio in 2013 and the Belleville (Kans.) High Banks in 2015. In those two races, Windom led a combined 97 of 100 laps. Friday night at Williams Grove, Windom led the final 63 laps of the contest, but putting his RPM-Fred Gormly/RPM Auto Enterprise/Maxim/J & D was no cinch as he had to hold off the hottest open-wheel driver in the nation, Bryan Clauson, in the closing laps.

"Holy cow," Windom exclaimed. "My guys came on the radio with about 10 (laps) to go and screamed at me to go. I saw that (number) 6 car down there and I knew Clauson was coming. What a hell of a race for these fans at the end!"

"I don't think it's really sunk in yet," Windom stated. "With all the history here, I can't believe we're here! This track was awesome. These guys did a great job of prepping it. It was superfast early on in practice and qualifying. It's probably my new favorite Silver Crown track. In the feature, it slicked off there. You just had to be very easy on the top because it built a big curb and it was very easy to jump over. I did it a few times and thought I was going to lose the lead there. At the end, it was just the lap cars that were running side-by-side in front of me and I didn't know what to do. I didn't want to completely come off the top and go to the bottom and have someone drive around me, so I just tried to use them as a pick, and then I saw the 6 car down there, so I had to start sliding, going as quickly as I could."

Noblesville, Indiana's Bryan Clauson hoped to become the first driver since Rodger Ward in 1959 to lead a lap at the Indianapolis 500 and win in a champ car at Williams Grove Speedway in the same season. Clauson came up just short despite a valiant effort after his car experienced mechanical problems during qualifying, finishing second while earning KSE Racing Products/Martens Machine Shop Hard Charger honors in his Klatt Enterprises/Cancer Treatment Centers of America - Jonathan Byrd's Hospitality & Restaurant Group/Beast/Ford.

"We had a tough night all the way around until the feature," Clauson reflected. "But these guys worked hard to get this car good for the feature. We were really strong, especially late. I got to him there and really wanted to run the bottom in (turns) one and two, but I kind of had a lapper pinning me down. I just decided to try and clear him and get up in front of him, but didn't get it done. We made up a lot of ground there late by just driving my butt off to try and get there; I just needed 105 (laps) or so. We dug out of a big hole there and it was a spectacular run there for sure."

Kody Swanson, of Kingsburg, California came home third in his DePalma Motorsports/Radio Hospital - Champion Oil/Maxim/Hampshire Chevy while maintaining his series point lead by 15 over Windom heading into the June 25 "St. Louis Silver Crown Showdown" at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.

"What an honor it is to be here at Williams Grove and it's great to drive this DePalma family 63," Swanson said. "They're a great family to race for and a great group of people to work on it. They put a great racecar on the track for us every time. I always hate it when I can't win for them, but we gave it everything we had tonight. We struggled a little early, but as the track got a little wider and a little trickier, we were able to find something there late and battle our way up to third."

Contingency award winners at Williams Grove Speedway included C.J. Leary (ProSource Fast Qualifier), Bryan Clauson (KSE Racing Products/Martens Machine Shop Hard Charger) and David Byrne (Wilwood Brakes 13th Place Feature Finisher).

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USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: June 10, 2016 - Williams Grove, Pennsylvania - Williams Grove Speedway - "Horn-Schindler Memorial"

PROSOURCE QUALIFYING: 1. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary/6R-20.379; 2. Justin Grant, 8, Carli-20.459; 3. Chris Windom, 98, RPM/Gormly-20.602; 4. Brady Bacon, 48, Martens-20.757; 5. Kody Swanson, 63, DePalma-20.776; 6. Mark Smith, 99, RPM/Gormly-20.933; 7. Austin Nemire, 91, Hemelgarn-20.999; 8. Jerry Coons Jr., 20, Nolen-21.202; 9. Billy Puterbaugh, Jr., 27, Phillips-21.254; 10. Joe Liguori, 58, Liguori-21.305; 11. Shane Cottle, 81, Williams-21.400; 12. David Byrne, 40, Byrne-21.451; 13. Steve Buckwalter, 53, SET-21.526; 14. Casey Shuman, 55, Bateman-21.759; 15. Billy Pauch, Jr., 52, Lesko-21.830; 16. Bryan Clauson, 6, Klatt-22.844; 17. Dave Berkheimer, 31, Berkheimer-23.472; 18. Chris Fetter, 89, Fetter-27.303; 19. Dave Darland, 17, Dutcher-37.954; 20. John Heydenreich, 90, BBH-NT; 21. Neil Shepherd, 107, Shepherd-NT; 22. Shane Cockrum, 71, Hardy-NT.

FEATURE: (100 laps) 1. Chris Windom, 2. Bryan Clauson, 3. Kody Swanson, 4. Brady Bacon, 5. Justin Grant, 6. Mark Smith, 7. Casey Shuman, 8. Jerry Coons, Jr., 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. Shane Cottle, 11. Austin Nemire, 12. Billy Puterbaugh, Jr., 13. David Byrne, 14. Dave Darland, 15. Shane Cockrum, 16. Chris Fetter, 17. Dave Berkheimer, 18. John Heydenreich, 19. Joe Liguori, 20. C.J. Leary, 21. Billy Pauch, Jr. 49:29.81
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**Shepherd flipped during qualifying.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-29 Leary, Laps 30-37 Grant, Laps 38-100 Windom.

NEW USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS: 1-Swanson-268, 2-Windom-253, 3-Grant-217, 4-Cottle-192, 5-Coons-190, 6-Byrne-178, 7-Clauson-177, 8-Shuman-169, 9-Cockrum-154, 10-Bacon-152.

KSE RACING PRODUCTS/MARTENS MACHINE SHOP HARD CHARGER: Bryan Clauson (16th to 2nd)

NEXT USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP RACE: June 25 - Madison, IL - Gateway Motorsports Park

**Richie Murray - USAC Media

ARDC MIDGET RACE RESULTS: June 10, 2016 – Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania – Williams Grove Speedway

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Trevor Kobylarz (#14), 2. Steve Buckwalter (#25), 3. Bryan Clauson (#27), 4. Brendan Bright (#92), 5. Alex Bright (#77), 6. Jim Radney (#95), 7. Brett Wanner (#44), 8. P.J. Gargiulo (#5).

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Danny Stratton (#33), 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (#29), 3. Brett Arndt (#46), 4. Ryan Greth (#4), 5. Shelby Harper (#4x), 6. Nick Wean (#78), 7. Jason Rice (#57), 8. Jamie Speers (#74).

FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Brenden Bright, 2. Trevor Kobylarz, 3. Steve Buckwalter, 4. Alex Bright, 5. Ryan Greth, 6. Brett Wanner, 7. Shelby Harper, 8. Danny Stratton, 9. Jim Radney, 10. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 11. P.J. Gargiulo, 12. Jamie Speers, 13. Bryan Clauson.

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Stratton, Laps 3-10 Kobylarz, Laps 11-20 B. Bright.

Friday June 10, 2016
Trail-Way Speedway
Hanover, PA

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Sat., June 17, 2016 – 358 Late Models, Limited Stock Championship, 600 Micro Sprints, Central PA Legends, Vintage Cars – Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown Night, $3 Off Admission With Club ID Card (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)
Fri., June 24, 2016 – 358 Sprints, Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints, Vintage Cars’ Les Coghill Memorial (T-Shirt Night, Prize Giveaway) (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

HOLBROOK CATCHES HINKLE LATE FOR TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINT CAR WIN; RUTHERFORD, UPDEGRAFF, AND CHRONISTER OTHER FRIDAY NIGHT WINNERS

HANOVER, PA (6/10/2016) – David Holbrook sneaked under race-long leader Wyatt Hinkle in the midst of heavy lapped traffic on turn four of lap 22 and drove to his first win of the year in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

“I have to thank lapped cars for their help,” said the Parkton, MD driver upon exiting the Mike Parris-owned Baird Heating & Cooling/Turning Stone Resort & Casino #77 in victory lane, “I kinda lost my mind for a few laps there, and I’m glad I came around.”

Holbrook started fifth, caught Jeff Halligan for fourth on lap four, passed Austin Kirby for third on lap five, and took second from Seth Kearchner on lap 12. He chased polesitter Hinkle for the next ten laps until Hinkle got caught up behind lapped traffic with just over three laps to go.

“We learned some things tonight, and I told the guys I was going to win on turn four, and that’s where it happened,” said Holbrook, “We’ll be back again next time and try to do it again.”

The final margin of victory for Holbrook’s second career Trail-Way win was 2.91 seconds.

Hinkle settled for second, with 12th-starting Isaac Sneeringer third, hard charger Doug Hammaker (who started 16th) fourth, and Kearchner fifth. Completing the top ten were Halligan, Tyler Walton, Randy Whisler, Cody Fletcher, and Mike Bittinger (who came from the back after spinning out on the second lap).

Qualifiers for the 19 sprinters were won by Bittinger and Kearchner.

Mike Rutherford took home $1,250 in prize money after winning the 25-lap Gary Keifert Memorial for the Mason-Dixon 270cc micro sprints. Levi Peck, Nik Gower, Steven Cox, and Chad Myers crossed second through fifth.

Heats for the 31 270s were won by Chad Myers, Nicholas Skias, and Rutherford, with Toby Blumenshine winning the consolation event.

Alex Updegraff of Etters claimed his first career Trail-Way win in the 20-lap street stock feature. He was followed across the line by Jeremy Stremmel, Matt Wampler, Jim Jacobs, and Marshall McMullen.

Street stock heats were won by Aaron Beard and Updegraff.

It was another one-two finish for the Chronisters in the 15-lap limited stock feature. Jason Chronister ran to his second win of the year and 13th of his TW career, crossing .78 seconds ahead of brother Matt. Travis Brown, Charles Millender, and Sarah Redmond were third through fifth.

Julio Perez and Jason Chronister were the heat winners for the 19 limited stocks on hand.

Next Friday, June 17th, Trail-Way Speedway hosts the Precise Racing Products 358 Late Model Series along with the 600 Micro Sprints, ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends and the Vintage Cars. The Limited Stocks will have a championship race. This will be “Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown” night, where all card-holding club members will receive $3 off the price of admission. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., heats begin at 7:45 p.m.

One week later, Friday, June 24th, the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprints are back in action along with the Limited Stocks, Street Stocks and the Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints. The Vintage Cars will be in action for the annual “Les Coghill Memorial.” This will be “T-Shirt Night.” All fans are invited to wear their favorite racing t-shirts to have a shot at winning prizes in a giveaway at intermission. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with heats beginning at 7:45 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 flag.

Friday June 10, 2016
Trail-Way Speedway
Hanover, PA
For Immediate Release

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 77-David Holbrook; 2. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 30-Seth Kearchner; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 4R-Tyler Walton; 8. 64-Randy Whisler; 9. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 10. 12-Mike Bittinger; 11. 4-Dwight Leppo; 12. 10-Zach Euculano; 13. 28-Austin Kirby; 14. 22T-Dave Thrush; 15. 14C-Dave Carlberg; 16. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 17. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 18. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNS); 19. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Wyatt Hinkle (1-21); David Holbrook (22-25)

358 Sprints Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 12-Mike Bittinger; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 28-Austin Kirby; 5. 4R-Tyler Walton; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 10-Zach Euculano; 9. 4-Dwight Leppo (DNF); 10. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF). No time.

358 Sprints Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 30-Seth Kearchner; 2. 00-Chris Frank; 3. 10B-Brandon Noel; 4. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 5. 64-Randy Whisler; 6. 14C-Dave Carlberg; 7. 22T-Dave Thrush (DNF); 8. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF); 9. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNS). Time – 2:23.22

MASON-DIXON 270 MICRO SPRINTS – GARY KEIFERT MEMORIAL

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 5K-Mike Rutherford ($1,250); 2. 64-Levi Peck; 3. 10-Nik Gower; 4. 91-Steven Cox; 5. 32-Chad Myers; 6. 39-Richie Hartman; 7. 88-Nicholas Skias; 8. 42U-Tyler Ulrich; 9. 97-Billy Logeman; 10. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 11. 20H-Eric Heath; 12. 21T-Toby Blumenshine; 13. 5-Shannon Weaver; 14. 25S-Kyle Spence (DNF); 15. 8J-Jacob Hendershot (DNF); 16. 84-Zachary Glass (DNF); 17. 10H-Dave Hollar (DNF); 18. 72-Jonathan John (DNF); 19. 6-Tim McClelland (DNF); 20. 18-Brian Marriott (DNF); 21. 29C-Jeff Arigo (DNF); 22. 2-Bill Laughman (DNF); 23. 20-Cory Myers (DNF); 24. 99-Joe Trone, Jr. (DNF); 25. 8-Jim Still (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders: Levi Peck (1-8); Mike Rutherford (9-25)

270 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/7 to Qualify) – 1. 32-Chad Myers; 2. 64-Levi Peck; 3. 20-Cory Myers; 4. 25S-Kyle Spence; 5. 6-Tim McClelland; 6. 84-Zachary Glass; 7. 10H-Dave Hollar; 8. 21-Toby Blumenshine; 9. 72-Jonathan John; 10. 20H-Eric Heath; 11. 7S-Mike Sherman (DNF). Time – 2:13.22

270 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/7 to Qualify) – 1. 88-Nicholas Skias; 2. 91-Steven Cox; 3. 42U-Tyler Ulrich; 4. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 5. 10-Nik Gower; 6. 39-Richie Hartman; 7. 5-Shannon Weaver; 8. 32M-Shaun McIntyre; 9. 09-John Horton; 10. 43M-Brandon McMillion. No time.

270 Micro Heat 3 Finish (8 Laps/7 to Qualify) – 1. 5K-Mike Rutherford; 2. 8J-Jacob Hendershot; 3. 2-Bill Laughman; 4. 8-Jim Still; 5. 18-Brian Marriott; 6. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 7. 97-Billy Logeman; 8. 29C-Jeff Arigo (DNF); 9. 11G-Cheyenne Robicheaux (DNF); 10. 22-Michael Boer (DNF). No time.

270 Micro Consolation Finish (8 Laps/3 to Qualify) – 1. 21T-Toby Blumenshine; 2. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 3. 20H-Eric Heath; 4. 72-Jonathan John; 5. 32M-Shaun McIntyre; 6. 7S-Mike Sherman (DNF); 7. 09-John Horton (DNF); 8. 11G-Cheyenne Robicheaux (DNS); 9. 43M-Brandon McMillion (DNS); 10. 22-Mike Boer (DNS). No time.

STREET STOCKS

FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 1-Alex Updegraff; 2. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 3. 100-Matt Wampler; 4. 4J-Jim Jacobs; 5. 81F-Marshall McMullen; 6. 94-Dalton Myers; 7. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft; 8. 27K-Joey Harrison; 9. 45-Howard Williams; 10. 1J-Eric Johnson; 11. 19R-Roy Denike; 12. 5M-Dan Furman (DNF); 13. 25-Travis Leh (DNF); 14. 33-Michael Goodwin (DNF); 15. 77M-Doug Bennett (DNF); 16. 60-Aaron Beard (DNF); 17. 94M-Zach Myers (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Aaron Beard (1-3); Alex Updegraff (4-20)

Street Stock Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 60-Aaron Beard; 2. 94M-Zach Myers; 3. 4J-Jim Jacobs; 4. 81F-Marshall McMullen; 5. 5M-Dan Furman; 6. 25-Travis Leh; 7. 27K-Joey Harrison; 8. 19R-Roy Denike; 9. 1J-Eric Johnson (DNF). No time.

Street Stock Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 1-Alex Updegraff; 2. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 3. 33-Michael Goodwin; 4. 77M-Doug Bennett; 5. 100-Matt Wampler; 6. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft; 7. 94-Dalton Myers; 8. 45-Howard Williams. Time – 2:44.47

LIMITED STOCKS

FEATURE (15 Laps) – 1. 38-Jason Chronister; 2. 81-Matt Chronister; 3. 47-Travis Brown; 4. 64-Charles Millender; 5. 96-Sarah Redmond; 6. 36-Bobby Wellman; 7. 29-Mike Wolf; 8. 3-Chelsea Weaver; 9. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 10. 32-Jeff Foster; 11. 2-Chad Weaver; 12. 42-Cliff Szczepanski; 13. 11-Michael Kolodiej, Jr. (DNF); 14. 16-Julio Perez (DNF); 15. 39-Shane Miller (DNF); 16. 30-Justin Wagaman (DNF); 17. 98-Daniel Hamm, Jr. (DNF); 18. 69-Robbie Carroll (DNF); 19. 88-Justin Oberlin (DNF). No time.

Lap Leaders: Mike Wolf (1-2); Jason Chronister (3-15)

Limited Stock Heat 1 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 16-Julio Perez; 2. 81-Matt Chronister; 3. 39-Shane Miller; 4. 88-Justin Oberlin; 5. 47-Travis Brown; 6. 30-Justin Wagaman; 7. 36-Bobby Wellman; 8. 42-Cliff Szczepanski; 9. 3-Chelsea Weaver (DNS); 10. 98-Daniel Hamm (DNS). Time – 2:08.03

Limited Stock Heat 2 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 38-Jason Chronister; 2. 69-Robbie Carroll; 3. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 4. 2-Chad Weaver; 5. 29-Mike Wolf; 6. 96-Sarah Redmond; 7. 11-Michael Kolodiej, Jr.; 8. 32-Jeff Foster; 9. 64-Charles Millender (DNF). Time – 2:05.15

 

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

USAC EASTERN STORM

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (Time trials @ 7:30 PM) - LEFFLER ENERGY NIGHT/“DIRT CLASSIC” SHOWCASE for 410 Sprints (qualifier for 9/24; $7,000 to win)

CLAUSON WINS 77TH, SIMON FIRST IN USAC WINGLESS SPRINT MAINS AT LINCOLN;

Halligan holds off Leiby, Campbell in 358 sprint thriller

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 6/8/2016 – And the beat goes on for Bryan Clauson after the Noblesville, Indiana driver continued his fairytale season Wednesday night by picking up his fifth USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature victory of the season, and 11th overall USAC win, in the 2nd round of the Eastern Storm Tour at Lincoln Speedway.

Clauson ran down Chase Stockon for the lead with just six laps remaining in the caution-free affair to claim his 39th career USAC National Sprint Car victory, just one shy of the legendary Gary Bettenhausen for seventh on the all-time list.

“Chase was pretty good,” Clauson admitted. “He was moving around and I was moving around and we were just kind of staying even. It seemed like once he got to traffic, something happened and he couldn’t get into the corner quite as hard and we were able to track him down. I just kind of threw a half-hearted slider at him just to break his momentum and I don’t know if it surprised him or what, but I never saw him again after that. These races are tough. The competition is so deep in USAC right now. I just feel lucky to be able to drive a racecar as nice as this.”

Clauson lined up third behind front row starters Shane Golobic of California and Joey Biasi of Pennsylvania, but at the start, it was Biasi who took control as the field headed into turns one and two. As the two drag raced down the back straightaway, Golobic was able to mount a charge to grab the lead by a single car length at the line at the completion of lap one.

By lap four, third row starter and Fast Qualifier Chase Stockon began to charge to the front, maneuvering around the outside of Biasi for the second spot in turn one.

On lap six, Stockon had reeled in leader Golobic. The pair blasted side-by-side out of turn two, down the back straight without sparing an inch. As the two came wheel-to-wheel off of four, Stockon stole the leader’s lane, cutting across the nose of Golobic to assume the lead. One lap later, Clauson worked the middle and high grooves to take second away from Biasi with Stockon now his lone target.

Stockon took the high side of the 3/8-mile dirt oval after running low earlier while Clauson continued to search both high and low for the fastest way around. Meanwhile, Chris Windom took third from Golobic on the 12th lap.

Despite applying pressure throughout the middle portion of the 30-lapper, Stockon was able to gain a little breathing room as he distanced himself from Clauson a bit with 13 to go.

With 10 laps left, leader Stockon began to encounter lapped traffic, holding a roughly five-car-length advantage over Clauson in second.

Clauson began to creep ever closer to Stockon, foot-by-foot, inch-by-inch, reeling him in to within an arm’s length distance when Clauson (inside) and Stockon (outside) engaged in a fight that resulted in two near dead-heats at the line on laps 23 and 24, both officially credited to Stockon.

On the 25th lap, Clauson dove to the inside at the entrance of the first turn, pitching his machine sideways to slide up in front of Stockon in turn two, forcing him to slow his momentum, which allowed Clauson to pull away to a good-sized advantage down the back straightaway.

One lap later, when Stockon was still trying to settle back into a groove, Windom used a big run on Stockon heading into turn one, clearing Stockon for second as the duo exited turn two.

In the final laps, Clauson ran away from the pack, taking the victory by a half-straightaway over Windom, Stockon, Thomas Meseraull, Golobic, Ballou, Kevin Thomas, Jr., Biasi, Chad Boespflug and Jerry Coons, Jr.

Clauson has now won an astonishing seven of eight non-wing sprint car starts in the last 11 days.

Wednesday night’s second USAC feature, a 25-lap make-up feature from 2014, the lineup was determined by who finished on the lead lap during the first feature and then completely inverted. Nineteenth place finisher Carmen Perigo, the last driver on the lead lap in the first feature, would start from the pole alongside Landon Simon while first feature winner Clauson lined up 19th.

Perigo led the first two laps from the pole, but Simon would run him down to take the number one spot on lap three.

With five laps to go, it became a three-car race between Simon, Brady Bacon and Aaron Farney.

Bacon closed on Simon until he was right on Simon’s tail tank as the two headed for turn three. Bacon threw a Hail Mary to the treacherous high side in order to find a single ounce of moisture that would propel him past Simon. But it was not to be as Simon took his first career USAC-sanctioned victory and, in fact, Farney was able to make up the ground to beat Bacon to the checkered flag for the second spot.

Ephrata’s Jeff Halligan held off Chandler Leiby and Matt Campbell to score his third career Lincoln win in a thriller that saw all three leaders cross under the flagstand less than three carlengths apart.

Lady driver Brie Hershey led the first nine laps from the pole and was still leading when the Jeff Boll/Mike Miller #91 car went up in smoke entering turn one of lap ten. Halligan, who started eighth, assumed the lead for the restart and led the rest of the way despite heavy pressure from recent high school graduates Leiby and Campbell.

Outside front row starter Jordan Givler crossed fourth, followed by ninth-starting Doug Hammaker. Sixth through tenth were Ashley Cappetta, Brent Shearer, Jeff Rohrbaugh, Todd Rittenhouse, Jr., and Chris Frank.

Heats for the 29 358 sprinters were won by Campbell, Hammaker, and Rittenhouse, with Wyatt Hinkle winning the consolation.

This Saturday, June 11, it will be a special night with the LEFFLER ENERGY “DIRT CLASSIC SHOWCASE” for 410 Sprints (qualifier for 9/24; $7,000 to win). Time trials set for 7:30 PM, gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

USAC AMSOIL EASTERN STORM

USAC Feature (30 Laps) – 1. Bryan Clauson; 2. Chris Windom; 3. Chase Stockon; 4. Thomas Meseraull; 5. Shane Golobic; 6. Robert Ballou; 7. Kevin Thomas; 8. Joey Biasi; 9. Chad Boespflug; 10. Jerry Coons, Jr.; 11. Dave Darland; 12. Kyle Moody; 13. Shane Cottle; 14. CJ Leary; 15. Max McGhee; 16. Brady Bacon; 17. Aaron Farney; 18. Landon Simon; 19. Carmen Perigo; 20. Dustin Smith; 21. Tony DiMattia; 22. Mark Smith.

USAC 2014 Make-Up Feature (25 Laps) - 1. Landon Simon; 2. Brady Bacon; 3. Aaron Farney; 4. CJ Leary; 5. Kyle Moody; 6. Max McGhee; 7. Dave Darland; 8. Jerry Coons, Jr.; 9. Chris Windom; 10. Kevin Thomas; 11. Shane Golobic; 12. Robert Ballou; 13. Bryan Clauson; 14. Carmen Perigo; 15. Mark Smith; 16. Chase Stockon; 17. Dustin Smith; 18. Joey Biasi; 19. Shane Cottle; 20. Chad Boespflug; 21. Thomas Meseraull; 22. Tony DiMattia.

USAC Heat One Finish (8 laps/4 to qualify) - 1. Carmen Perigo; 2. Bryan Clauson; 3. Landon Simon; 4. Chase Stockon; 5. Tony DiMattia; 6. Robert Ballou; 7. Harris Kohen.

USAC Heat Two Finish (8 laps/4 to qualify) - 1. Jerry Coons, Jr.; 2. Dave Darland; 3. Joey Biasi; 4. C.J. Leary; 5. Tom Harris; 6. Isaac Chapple; 7. Aaron Farney.

USAC Heat Three Finish (8 laps/4 to qualify) - 1. Shane Cottle; 2. Max McGhee; 3. Thomas Meseraull; 4. Dustin Smith; 5. Kevin Thomas Jr.; 6. Chad Boespflug; 7. Dick Mahoney.

USAC Heat Four Finish (8 laps/4 to qualify) - 1. Chris Windom; 2. Kyle Moody; 3. Shane Golobic; 4. Mark Smith; 5. Brady Bacon; 5. Mellenberndt.

USAC B-MAIN (12 Laps/6 to qualify) - 1. Chad Boespflug; 2 Kevin Thomas, Jr.; 3. Brady Bacon; 4. Robert Ballou; 5. Tony DiMattia; 6. Aaron Farney.

TIME TRIALS RESULTS - 1. Chase Stockon, 15.730 seconds; 2. C.J. Leary, 15.891; 3. Chad Boespflug, 16.051; 4. Chris Windom, 16.212; 5. Bryan Clauson, 16.290; 6. Joey Biasi, 16.354; 7. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 16.358; 8. Shane Golobic, 16.372; 9. Robert Ballou, 16.449; 10. Jerry Coons, Jr., 16.467; 11. Thomas Meseraull, 16.521; 12. Brady Bacon, 16.558; 13. Carmen Perigo, 16.608; 14. Isaac Chapple, 16.612; 15. Shane Cottle, 16.614; 16. Bret Mellenberndt, 16.733; 17. Tony DiMattia, 16.736; 18. Dave Darland, 16.849; 19. Max McGhee, 16.941; 20. Kyle Moody, 17.111; 21. Lilleandon Simon, 17.266; 22. Tom Harris, 17.292; 23. Dustin Smith, 17.340; 24. Mark Smith, 17.376; 25. Harris Kohen, 17.470; 26. Aaron Farney, 17.491; 27. Dick Mahoney, 17.793; 28. Michael Hamer, 21.018; 29. Jarett Andretti, 22.433.

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 41-Jeff Halligan; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 16-Matt Campbell; 4. 90-Jordon Givler; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 12S-Brent Shearer; 8. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 10. 00-Chris Frank; 11. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 12. 35-Tyler Esh; 13. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 14. 12B-Mike Bittinger; 15. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 16. 13-Ryan Higgins; 17. 38-Mark Strickler; 18. 5A-Brian Allman; 19. 7-Trey Hivner; 20. 28-Matt Findley; 21. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 22. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 23. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 24. 91-Brie Hershey (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Brie Hershey (1-9), Jeff Halligan (10-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 90-Jordon Givler; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 35-Tyler Esh; 6. 5A-Brian Allman; 7. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 8. 23-Jake Eldreth; 9. 10B-Brandon Noel; 10. 22B-Nat Tuckey (DNF); DNS – 17-George Streaker. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 91-Brie Hershey; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 12B-Mike Bittinger; 6. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 7. 21-Kyle Abrahims; 8. 28-Matt Findley; 9. 23A-Chris Arnold; 10. 1J-Kevin Nouse. Time – 2:10.43

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 2. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 3. 12-Brent Shearer; 4. 00-Chris Frank; 5. 38-Mark Strickler; 6. 7-Trey Hivner; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins; 8. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 9. 67-Justin Whittall; 10. 15S-Shai Morris (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 2. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 3. 13-Ryan Higgins; 4. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 7. 23A-Chris Arnold; 8. 67-Justin Whittall; 9. 10B-Brandon Noel; 10. 22B-Nat Tuckey; 11. 1J-Kevin Nouse (DNF); DNS – 15S-Shai Morris, 17-George Streaker. Time – 2:14.17

 

 

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY USAC EASTERN STORM

BRYAN CLAUSON NOW TWO FOR TWO IN EASTERN STORM, SIMON CLAIMS FIRST EVER USAC WIN ON THIRLLING NIGHT AT LINCOLN

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA (June 8, 2016) – Noblesville, IN’s Bryan Clauson claimed his second straight Eastern Storm victory in the non-stop 30 lap USAC AMSOIL National Non-Wing Sprint Car Championship event while Tipp City, OH’s Landon Simon picked up his first ever USAC victory in the 25 lap make-up feature. Jeff Halligan held off a determined Chandler Leiby to win the exciting twenty lap 358 Sprint car feature. Twenty-nine USAC sprint cars were on hand with thirty-one 358 sprints taking part in the Wednesday night show at the Lincoln Speedway.

In the first of two USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship Series events, Fremont, CA’s Shane Golobic shot from the pole to take the early lead in the 30 lap A-main event, with Chase Stockon – rocketing on the high-side of the Speedway from the sixth starting position -- following right on his rear bumper. Stockon took the top spot from Golobic on the fifth circuit and pulled a five car lead.

With Stockon powering away, Bryan Clauson charged into 2nd place with his sights set on the leader. Stockon hammered away on the high side as Clauson began to close in just prior to the half way point. Chris Windom made his intentions known as he battled into the third position.

While at one time in Clauson’s sights, Stockon charged forward to an almost 10 car lead while Clauson fought to hold off third place runner, Chris Windom at the halfway point.

Stockon hit lapped traffic on the 18th circuit running in the middle of corners one and two, while Clauson – holding off a hard charging Windom – raced around the high side of the Speedway.

Clauson slid passed Stockon with five-laps remaining quickly pulling a strong lead and claiming his second straight Eastern Storm Victory in a caution free 30 lap event. Clauson earned $6,000 for the victory. Windom would pull by Stockon to claim second position, with Thomas Meseraull and Shane Golobic rounding out the top five finishers.

In the make-up USAC A-main, Landon Simon charged, from the front row, into the lead on the initial start while CJ Leary raced around just inches from the outside guardrail – powering from the sixth starting spot in 2nd position by the third circuit.

The first caution of the evening fell on the ninth lap with an incident that included earlier winner Bryan Clauson and retiring the cars of Thomas Meseraull, Tony DiMattia and Shane Cottle.

Simon launched away on the restart followed quickly by Brady Bacon and Aaron Farney. Switching from running the far top side to the bottom, Bacon closed on Simon running some of his fastest laps of the evening. Inch-by-inch Bacon closed on Simon and was within two car lengths with five laps to go, while Aaron Farney stayed right on their tail.

Bacon moved to the outside coming to the checkered flag but couldn’t make it all the way. Landon Simon would claim his first USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship win. Simon earned $3,000 for the win. Brady Bacon would settle for second, Aaron Farney finished third, Kyle Moody was fourth and CJ Leary came home in fifth.

Ephrata, PA’s Jeff Halligan held off a hard charging Chandler Leiby to pick up the win in the 20 Lap 358 Sprint Car event and claim the $1,000 top prize. Brie Hersey jumped to the early lead before emitting a puff of smoke just prior to the halfway point sidelining the No. 91 machine. Halligan inherited the lead racing hard around the top side with Leiby closing on the bottom. The only other yellow flag flew on the eleventh circuit but that didn’t slow Halligan’s efforts. He ran away at the re-start and claiming his 3rd career Lincoln Speedway victory and his first of the season.

Leiby settled for second place, Matt Campbell finished in third, Jordan Givler in the fourth position and Doug Hammaker completed the top five.

USAC QUALIFYING RESULTS: 1. Chase Stockon, 32, - 15.730; 2. C.J. Leary, 17GP, - 15.891; 3. Chad Boespflug, 98E, - 16.051; 4. Chris Windom, 5, - 16.212; 5. Bryan Clauson, 63, - 16.290; 6. Joey Biasi, B1, -16.354; 7. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 4J -16.358; 8. Shane Golobic, 60, -16.372; 9. Robert Ballou, 1, -16.449; 10. Jerry Coons, Jr., 39, -16.467; 11. Thomas Meseraull, 66, -16.521; 12. Brady Bacon, 69, -16.558; 13. Carmen Perigo, 21, -16.608; 14. Isaac Chapple, 52, -16.612; 15. Shane Cottle, 3, -16.614; 16. Bret Mellenberndt, 97, -16.733; 17. Tony DiMattia, 50, -16.736; 18. Dave Darland, 11, -16.849; 19. Max McGhee, 17, -16.941; 20. Kyle Moody, 99m, -17.111; 21. Lilleandon Simon, 24, -17.266; 22. Tom Harris, 5E, -17.292; 23. Dustin Smith, 77, -17.340; 24. Mark Smith, 3R, -17.376; 25. Harris Kohen, 0, -17.470; 26. Aaron Farney, 15F, -17.491; 27. Dick Mahoney, 79, -17.793; 28. Michael Hamer, 47, -21.018; 29. Jarett Andretti, 18, -22.433.

HEAT 1 RESULTS (8 Laps): 1. Carmen Perigo 2. Bryan Clauson 3. Landon Simon 4. Chase Stockon 5. Tony DiMattia 6. Robert Ballou 7. Harris Kohen

HEAT 2 RESULTS (8 Laps): 1. Jerry Coons, Jr. 2. Dave Darland 3. Joey Biasi 4. C.J. Leary 5. Tom Harris 6. Isaac Chapple 7. Aaron Farney

HEAT 3 RESULTS (8 Laps): 1. Shane Cottle 2. Max McGhee 3. Thomas Meseraull 4. Dustin Smith 5. Kevin Thomas Jr. 6. Chad Boespflug 7. Dick Mahoney

HEAT 4 RESULTS (8 Laps): 1. Chris Windom 2. Kyle Moody 3. Shane Golobic 4. Mark Smith 5. Brady Bacon 5. Mellenberndt

B-MAIN (12 Laps): 1. Chad Boespflug 2 Kevin Thomas, Jr. 3. Brady Bacon 4. Robert Ballou 5. Tony DiMattia 6. Aaron Farney

USAC Feature (30 Laps) – 1. Bryan Clauson 2. Chris Windom 3. Chase Stockon 4. Thomas Meseraull 5. Shane Golobic 6. Robert Ballou 7. Kevin Thomas 8. Joey Biasi 9. Chad Boespflug 10. Jerry Coons, Jr. 11. Dave Darland 12. Kyle Moody 13. Shane Cottle 14. CJ Leary 15. Max McGhee 16. Brady Bacon 17. Aaron Farney 18. Landon Simon 19. Carmen Perigo 20. Dustin Smith 21. Tony DiMattia 22. Mark Smith

USAC Make-Up Feature (25 Laps) - 1. Landon Simon 2. Brady Bacon 3. Aaron Farney 4. CJ Leary 5. Kyle Moody 6. Max McGhee 7. Dave Darland 8. Jerry Coons, Jr. 9. Chris Windom 10. Kevin Thomas 11. Shane Golobic 12. Robert Ballou 13. Bryan Clauson 14. Carmen Perigo 15. Mark Smith 16. Chase Stockon 17. Dustin Smith 18. Joey Biasi 19. Shane Cottle 20. Chad Boespflug 21. Thomas Meseraull 22. Tony DiMattia

DNQ: Dick Mahoney, Tom Harris, Isaac Chapple, Harris Kohen, Bret Mellenberndt

358 HEAT 1 RESULTS (8 LAPS) – 1. Matt Campbell 2. Jeff Rohrbough 3. Jordan Givler 4. Ashley Capetta 5. Tyler Esh 6. Brian Allman 7. Wyatt Hinkle 8. Jake Eldreth 9. Brandon Noel 10. Nat Tuckey DNS - George Streaker

358 HEAT 2 RESULTS (8 LAPS) – 1. Doug Hammaker 2. Brie Hersey 3. Jeff Halligan 4. Chandler Leiby 5. Mike Bittinger 6. Adrian Shaffer 7. Kyle Abrahams 8. Matt Findley 9. Chris Arnold 10. Kevin Nouse

358 HEAT 3 RESULTS (8 LAPS) – 1. Todd Rittenhouse, Jr. 2. Dalton Dietrich 3. Brent Shearer 4. Chris Frank 5. Mark Strickler 6. Trey Hivner 7. Ryan Higgins 8. Cody Fletcher 9. Justin Whittall

B MAIN RESULTS (8 LAPS) – 1. Wyatt Hinkle 2. Kyle Abrahams 3. Ryan Higgins 4. Jake Eldreth 5. Matt Findley 6. Cody Fletcher

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. Jeff Halligan 2. Chandler Leiby; 3. Matt Campbell; 4. Jordan Givler; 5. Doug Hammaker; 6. Ashley Cappetta; 7. 1Brent Shearer; 8. Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 10. Chris Frank; 11. Adrian Shaffer; 12. Tyler Esh; 13. Dalton Dietrich; 14. Mike Bittinger; 15. Wyatt Hinkle; 16. Ryan Higgins; 17. Mark Strickler; 18. Brian Allman; 19 Trey Hivner; 20. Matt Findley; 21. Cody Fletcher; 22. Jake Eldreth; 23. Kyle Abrahims; 24. Brie Hershey

DNQ: Chris Arnold, Justin Whittall, Brandon Noel, Nat Tuckey, Kevin Nouse, Shai Morris

 

 

TAYLOR PATIENTLY WAITING

Don Reem and Ryan Taylor Play The Waiting Game; Ensures They Are Still Going To Run

PA Sprint Car News | Justin Snyder

Perkasie, PA | June 8, 2016

Come October as races begin winding down and the cars are pushed into trailers for the final time, Central Pennsylvania sprint car fans are already churning the rumor mill and impatiently awaiting the start of the new season.

There are new paint schemes to see and driver changes aplenty. With every schedule announcement of a local track and every trade show debut, fans just can’t get enough! Sprint Car racing in Central Pennsylvania truly is a year long ordeal.

So when Ryan Taylor announced in mid January that he had teamed up with Don Reem, of Don’s Performance Corner Inc, to field a new 410 Sprint Car ride for Friday night shows at Williams Grove Speedway, fans were excited at the thought of another quality ride taking to the track weekly.

In a time when the cost of racing is at an all time high and weekly car counts often dominate headlines as much as the racing on the track, it was great news to fans and drivers alike to hear that an outsider was venturing into the Sprint Car world as an owner.

Reem, who comes from a drag racing background, was giving up that passion to become a J &J Chassis dealer. He also owns his own engine shop and was looking to create his own power-plant package for Sprint Cars. With Taylor already running J&J Chassis and looking to add to his racing schedule, it seemed like a match made in racing heaven.

However, while Taylor has been a regular at Port Royal Speedway in his family owned No.20 on Saturday nights, he has not been seen in the much talked about Friday night ride yet this season.

And the fans have started to ask questions.

Is the owner out of money already? Is he packing it up before ever getting started? Will this deal every come together? Taylor has heard it all.

“I appreciate the support and I understand the excitement of the fans,” said Taylor. “Trust me, I would love to be racing more and be honing my skills behind his Sprint Car.”

“But the truth is that it takes a lot of time and money to put these types of deals together and he’s just making sure to get things right before we hit the track,” added Taylor.

The car is sitting ready to be raced and Reem is putting together the final touches on the motor program. He also has been gutting and refurbishing a trailer that was purchased from the family of the late Kramer Williamson to be ready to head to the track.

While it has been a slow process, Taylor is staying upbeat and is ready whenever the final product is ready to hit the track.

“As of right now I’m just staying in touch with Don and trying to keep up with where things are at,” said Taylor. “He’s two hour away from me, so I can’t be at the shop as much as I’d like. He made a lot of progress in a small time and I’m just patiently waiting for the final product to be complete.”

When he’s not racing, Taylor letters Sprint Cars, signs and banners as owner of Ryan Taylor Graphics. Working for himself, along with driving a family owned machine on a regular basis, he can appreciate the time and effort it takes to get things off the ground from nothing.

“When we first talked I told him not to be in any rush to get things together as there are plenty of races in PA to race at,” said Taylor, a 6-time winner on the 410 circuit. “He wants things to look nice and be done right and I believe that’s a good way to go about it when you are starting new. It’s certainly been a process, but I hope we are out there sooner than later.”

Until then, Taylor will continue to pilot his Accelerated Surface Finishing, Evans Heat Treating machine at Port Royal. He had planned to run for points there throughout the season, but due to a lack of funding the team may pick and choose going forward where they run.

He has been really impressed with the improvements made at Susquehanna Speedway and enjoys racing on their surface. He also likes the Yellow Breeches 500 races being offered at Williams Grove Speedway, which pays $500 to start and is equivalent to that of Knoxville Raceway and is the highest of its kind in the central PA area.

“I think we are going to have to take a look and reevaluate where we are at on a weekly basis,” said Taylor. “We are really only budgeted for Port Royal every week, but if we can hit some of these other shows instead and make a little more money; it only makes sense from a business standpoint.”

The biggest problem they face is that their motor program does not stand up well against some of the other teams in the pits weekly. Because of that, they are attempting to make it through the season on one motor

“Motor builders tell you what you can do limit wise on these things and we are trying to make it last all year,” said Taylor. “Rider Racing Engines gives us great stuff, but we really are just hanging on and hoping for the best.”

As a result, he’ll continue to run as much as possible and hope for the best.

“I don’t do this for a living and I’m certainly not making any money off racing, “said Taylor. “I love racing Sprint Cars and being out there on the track. So I’m just going to stay optimistic and everything will come together in the end.”

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THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE RACING SERIES OPENS 27TH SEASON AT GRANDVIEW. . . .

BRYAN CLAUSON TOPS USAC EASTERN STORM AS RICK LAUBACH WIN 30 LAP NASCAR 358 MODIFIED FEATURE TUESDAY NIGHT

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 7, 2016 . . . . . . Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, IN thrilled a big crowd winning the forty lap Jesse Hockett Classic AMSOIL USAC non-wing sprint car feature Tuesday night at the Grandview Speedway. Clauson won the feature that saw as many as five cars challenging for the win. At one point of the race, the leaders were four wide charging off of turn four. Clauson earned $6,000 for the win. In the thirty lap modified feature, Rick Laubach from Quakertown, PA led the entire distance after shaking off some challenges from Keith Hoffman and later in the race, Tim Buckwalter to earn the $3,000 first place prize. This event marked the 119th Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

A field of thirty USAC non-wing sprint cars took part in the program with Bryan Clauson setting fast time, stopping the clock at 13.664. Four USAC heats races were presented with victories going to Chad Boespflug, Dave Darland, Chris Windom and Robert Ballou as Bryan Clauson won the “B” event.

Thirty-one modifieds took part in three qualifying events with victories going, Craig VonDohren, Tim Buckwalter and Ray Swinehart as John Willman won the modified consolation.

At the drop of the green in the 40 lap Jesse Hockett Classic, you could tell this was going to be a good one. Tony DiMattia set the early lead with Kevin Thomas and Jarett Andretti in the chase. Thomas took the lead on lap eight with Andretti now in second. The battle heated up on lap twelve as Andretti challenged Thomas for the lead. After a few slide jobs, Andretti moved into the lead. For at least six laps, Andretti and Thomas traded the lead with each corner. By lap seventeen, Thomas was back on top but just two laps later, Andretti was again the race leader.

With the cross flags showing on lap twenty, Andretti, Thomas, Chris Windom, Bryan Clauson and Robert Ballou were the top five and all in contention for the lead. On lap twenty-four, Clauson moved into the lead but Andretti refused to settle for second as he went back knocking on the door in search of the lead.

Kevin Thomas moved into second on lap twenty-eight and set his sights on the leading Clauson. Thomas Meseraulla advanced to fourth and Robert Ballou rounded out the top five. Clauson quickly established a solid lead but Kevin Thomas refused to settle for second and with each remaining lap, tried to reel in Clauson. The racing deep in the pack offered plenty of passing but back at the front of the pack, Chris Windom was on a charge now racing in third.

For the final laps, Clauson ran a flawless race to earn the victory followed by Kevin Thomas, Chris Windom and Thomas Meseraull.

The $3,000 to win 358 NASCAR Modified feature saw Rick Laubach lead the entire thirty lap distance. Early in the race Keith Hoffman put the pressure on followed by Tim Buckwalter. On lap seven, the caution was displayed for Hoffman who spun in turn two. This gave Buckwalter a shot to challenge Laubach but Buckwalter to settle into second to hold off a charging Ryan Godown.

At the halfway point of the race, Laubach, Buckwalter, Godown, Craig VonDohren and Brett Kressley made up the top five.

On lap twenty-two, Buckwalter started to trim down the big lead held by Laubach. Each lap, Buckwalter inched closer but a lapped car between Laubach and Buckwalter definitely played to the advantage of Laubach.

With the checker flag waiving, Laubach took the victory over Tim Buckwalter, Ryan Godown, Craig VonDohren and Brett Kressley.

40 Lap Jesse Hockett Classic USAC Feature Finish: Bryan Clauson, Kevin Thomas, Jr., Chris Windom, Thomas Meseraull, Jarett Andretti, Robert Ballou, Max McGhee, Brady Bacon, Tony DiMattia, Dave Darland, Shane Golobic, Chad Boespflug, C.J. Leary, Chase Stockon, Aaron Farney, Jerry Coons, Jr., Landon Simon, Mark Smith, Bret Mellenberndt, Isaac Chapple, Shane Cottle, Joey Biasi DNQ: JR Berry, Kyle Moody, Dick Mahoney, Trevor Kobylarz, Dustin Smith, Chase Stockon, Harris Kohen, Carmen Perigo.

30 Lap 358 NASCAR Modified Feature Finish: Rick Laubach, Tim Buckwalter, Ryan Godown, Craig VonDohren, Brett Kressley, Ryan Watt, Doug Manmiller, Danny Erb, Jimmy Horton, Duane Howard, Billy Pauch Jr., Tyler Dippel, Danny Bouc, Kyle Weiss, John Willman, Eric Biehn, Ryan Grim, Frank Cozze, Kenny Gilmore, Ray Swinehart, Keith Hoffman, Steve Swinehart, Mike Kellner, Jeff Strunk. DNQ: Jimmy Reppert, Kevin Hirthler, Chris Gambler, Brian Houseknecht, Brian Hirthler, Mike Lisowski, Mike Gular

NEXT THUNDER EVENT:

Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds*

 

 

SHOULD SUSQUEHANNA BE INCLUDED? DRIVERS AND FANS SOUND OFF

PA Sprint Car News | Justin Snyder

York Haven, PA | June 7, 2016

Central Pennsylvania racing is full of tradition. Some of the greatest drivers to ever strap into a 410 Sprint Car have run at the various speedways spread throughout the Keystone state.

Whether it’s taking on the World of Outlaws or Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions or a regular point’s show at any of the local tracks, you can bet that the grandstands will be packed by loyal fans cheering on the drivers.

One of the biggest traditions and events that fans look forward to yearly is Pennsylvania Speedweek.
This year is the 25th Anniversary of the event and it features 9 races spread across 10 days at 7 different tracks from June, 24- July 3, 2016.
Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway both will have 2 speedweek shows with single dates slotted for Lincoln Speedway, Path Valley, Grandview, Hagerstown and Selinsgrove.

With increased sponsorship and support, this year’s spectacle will offer the largest point fund in series history of $25,000, with $10,000 of that going to the series champion. A total of $250,000.00 will be given out in prize money throughout the 10 days.

However, with all the excitement building for the anniversary year event, one track is absent from the schedule and dominating headlines with a recent announcement.
Susquehanna Speedway, one of the pioneer tracks from the inaugural 1991 PA Speedweek series won by Steve Smith, was not included on the 2016 schedule.

As a result of sponsor commitments with BAPS and being left out, they decided to schedule a two-division 410 and 305 Sprint Car event June 23, that fans have dubbed the unofficial PA Speedweek opener due to it taking place the one day before the official kickoff.

Once considered a staple on the schedule, Susquehanna has not been a part of PA Speedweek since it last hosted an event in 2005.
However with new ownership by Scott Gobrecht and a complete new promotion team making huge improvements to the facility, many expected them to be a shoe-in for this year’s event.
“It’s awesome to see a track that’s putting money back into the speedway and you can see that it’s paying off by not only the car counts, but the amount of fans that are in the stands,” said Ryan Taylor, 410 sprint car driver of the No.20 Accelerated Surface Finishing, Evans Heat Treating. “I think it be awesome if they had a Speedweek date.”

Duane Marriot, a fan who has been visiting the track since the 80’s, agreed with Taylor and believes that the fans and drivers are missing out with the exclusion.
“Some things never change and Susquehanna is the raciest track in Pennsylvania in my opinion,” exclaimed Marriot. “The history of the place alone should reserve a Speedweek spot in itself.”

If it’s history that we are talking about, you can look no farther than local racing legend and recent Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee Don Kreitz Jr. for support.
Kreitz, who retired from competition last year after dealing with concussion-like symptoms, has been one of the most successful drivers in the history of Susquehanna Speedway.

He appreciates the hard work the track team has put in and would like to see them once again be rewarded as part of Speedweek in an official status.
“With the improvements they made there, I think they deserve a spot in Speedweek,” said Kreitz, who scored PA Speedweek victories at Susquehanna Speedway in 1992, 1998 and 2001. “Plus it’s not a far tow for us.”

Travelling distance is important as he is now a car owner for fellow Central PA racing legend, Lance Dewease.

Dewease, who picked up Speedweek wins at the track in 1994 and 1997 and is among the most successful drivers in PA Speedweek history with 19 career wins and 3 Speedweek championships, agrees with his car owner. “They have been a part of Central PA sprint car racing for 30 plus years and with what the new owners have done with the place, it just makes sense. They should be able to have a Speedweek show.”

When fans heard of the announcement, many wondered why with Williams Grove and Port Royal getting two dates, that one of those extra nights could not have gone to accommodate Susquehanna.

“The fact that there are tracks with two races during that week means there is definitely a day for them,” said Karen Lavigna, a local fan. “Tracks only need one day. Hopefully this will happen and we’ll be there (in support).”

Brent Marks, driver of the M&M Painting & Construction, BAPS Auto Paint & Supply, No.19M, would also like to see Susquehanna included in Speedweek festivities and less tracks with multiple dates.

As a young driver gaining experience, he has opened up his schedule to include many different tracks throughout the country in the past few years. As a result, he believes it would only add to the challenge of competing in the series and make it more enjoyable for the fans and drivers.

“First off, I’m not a fan of the tracks getting multiple races,” said Marks, who will be searching for his first PA Speedweek victory in 2016. “I’d like to race a different track every night. I think it would be more fun and more challenging.”

“Even if it was on the Monday that we have off, the car count and the fan support is there for this race track. It’s a win-win for everyone,” Marks added.

With owner, driver and fan support, you can bet that Susquehanna Speedway will be in discussions for future Speedweek events at the track. Until then, you can support the track by attending the Thursday Night Thunder event June 23.

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SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES JUNE BAPS 410 SPRINT CAR SERIES DATE

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA The third date of the BAPS Auto Paints and Supply 410 Sprint Car Series has been announced by Susquehanna Speedway officials.

The BAPS 410 Sprint cars will invade the York Haven, PA oval on Thursday night, June 23 which will serve as the third race in the seven race BAPS Series this season.

Greg Hodnett and Lance Dewease split the first two BAPS 410 Sprint car events at Susquehanna Speedway this season as some of the area’s most competitive sprint car racing has taken place on the revamped Susky oval. Hodnett won the opener back on April 10 over Dewease, Blane Heimbach, Lucas Wolfe and Adam Wilt while Dewease turned the tables on Hodnett to score the win in the May 8th Kevin Gobrecht Classic taking the win over Hodnett, Brent Marks, Aaron Ott and Steve Buckwalter.

The PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint cars will join the BAPS 410 Sprints on Thursday, June 23. It will be the second appearance of the season by the 305 Sprints.

Other dates for the BAPS 410 Sprint Series will be July 17, August 21, September 22 and November 5.

Admission for the June 23 show will be $18 for Adults (18-59); $16 for Young Adults (13-17); $16 for Seniors (60 and over) while Kids 12 and Under are Free.

Pit gates will open at 4PM with Grandstands opening at 5PM with racing at 7PM.

For the latest news and results, visit www.susquehannaspeedway.net or follow Susquehanna Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

USAC Silver Crown Makes 35-year Return To Williams Grove Speedway Friday

National Stars To Revive Ted Horn & Bill Schindler Memorial Race

100-laps & $8,000 to win posted PLUS ARDC Midget Racing!!

6/5/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host the return of the USAC Silver Crown Series coming up this Friday night, June 10 at 7:30 pm when the historic oval revives the Ted Horn/Bill Schindler Memorial race, last run in 1974 and won by California’s Bruce Walkup.

The USAC Silver Crown cars will compete in the 100-lap Horn/Schindler Memorial paying $8,000 to win out of a nearly $37,000 total purse, all in honor of the late oval racing greats who were killed in auto racing crashes in 1948 and 1952, respectively.

Silver Crown itself last competed at Williams Grove Speedway back in July, 1981, when Eddie Leavitt of Kearney, Missouri, scored the win.

This Friday’s show marks the end of a 35-year Silver Crown drought at Williams Grove.

Adult general admission tickets are $25 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10 and ages 12 and under admitted for free.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 will be given to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.

After practice laps on Friday night for the Silver Crown cars, the monster USAC machines will conduct time trials to set the feature field.

There will be no qualifying heat races. Only a B-Main, if needed, will be run.

The ARDC Midgets will compete in a full program along with the Silver Crown cars.

There will be no regular 410-sprint car racing at Williams Grove this Friday.

Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, California, is the current USAC Silver Crown point leader in a quest for his third series title in a row.

Swanson is expected to be in action at Williams Grove Friday along with other national stars such as Chris Windom, Canton, IL.; Jerry Coons Jr., Tucson, AZ.; Dave Darland, Kokomo, IN.; Bryan Clauson, Noblesville, IN.; Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, OK., and many more.

Of the locals expected to strap into the USAC beasts, drivers include Mark Smith, Steve Buckwalter, Billy Pauch Jr., and others.

A driver autograph session is expected to take place in the Williams Grove Speedway infield on Friday night immediately following the conclusion of qualifying time trials.

A hospitality tent hosted by the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will offer Ted Horn and Bill Schindler memorabilia in the infield during the event.

The 1953 Horn/Schindler Memorial winning racecar of Reading’s Ernie McCoy will also be on display.

The last appearance of any type of USAC racing at Williams Grove was back in 1996 when the national USAC sprint car series stormed the speedway with local Billy Pauch upending the invaders.

Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official webs

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

USAC Eastern Storm To Hit Port Royal Speedway Saturday

305 sprints and econo lates share the racing card on EMMR/Penn Central Night

6/5/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will host its annual visit by the wingless USAC sprint car stars this Saturday night, June 11 at 7 pm as the USAC Eastern Storm Series hits the oval.

USAC Qualifying time trials, heats, a b main and a 30-lap feature will greet the fans as the night of thrilling wingless 410-sprint car racing is spun off.

Also in action will be the River Valley Builders PASS/IMCA 305 sprints along with the Gray’s Auto and Towing 355-econo late models in a championship event.

Saturday will also be EMMR/Penn Central Racing Reunion night at the track with dozens of restored racecars on display prior to and during the racing program.

The cars of yesteryear will also be afforded track time for exhibition laps.

General admission gates for the big show open at 4 pm.

Adult general admission is set at $25 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at just $7.

Robert Ballou of Rocklin, California, is the defending Port Royal USAC winner.

The United States Auto Club first competed at the speedway back in 2012 when California’s Damion Gardner took the victory.

Wingless veteran Dave Darland of Indiana was victorious in 2013 followed by Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon in 2014.

Ballou, Darland, Bacon and other national stars are expected to compete in the USAC Eastern Storm this season, returning to Port Royal Speedway on Saturday.

Other expected to compete include Indiana’s Shane Cottle, Alabama’s Kevin Thomas Jr., Indiana’s CJ Leary, Arizona’s Jerry Coons Jr., Ohio’s Landon Simon, Indiana’s Chase Stockon, Indiana’s Bryan Clauson, California’s Chad Boespflug and many more.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS. . . .

COUNTLESS CONTENDERS MAKE USAC EASTERN STORM AT GRANDVIEW A MUST-SEE EVENT TUESDAY NIGHT JUNE 7 AT 7:30 PM

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 5, 2016) – Lightning fast, bouncing-off-the-cushion, wheelie-popping, barely completing a slide-job action – a staple event for any true race fan.

That’s what the ultra-exciting USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series brings to Grandview Speedway this Tuesday, June 7 for NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The 10th Annual Eastern Storm, featuring a double-header of non-wing sprint car drivers from all over the country – in their only east coast tour -- plus action from the exciting NASCAR 358 Modifieds, the premiere weekly division at the Bechtelsville high-banks. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

Mix the top open-wheel drivers in the country, the unpredictability of Grandview Speedway, with a $6,000 winner’s share and you have a battle like no other – a countless number of drivers could take home the victory.

Defending race winner, Chase Stockon of Fort Branch, Indiana currently sits third in the series points standings. The 28-year-old competitor has proven he knows the quick way around Grandview’s 1/3-mile – capturing the 2014 edition of the Hockett Classic besting a hard charging Jon Stanbrough.

Standing in Stockon’s path is 2015 USAC National Series Champion and 2015 Eastern Storm Champion, Robert Ballou. It’s been nearly two weeks since the USAC National Sprint Series took to the track at Terre Haute Action Track – where Ballou took home the victory. The Rocklin, California native is an easy favorite after claiming a near-record 13 series victories in 2015.

2014 Eastern Storm Champion, Brady Bacon charges into Grandview with the current series point lead over Thomas Meseraull – both contenders in the 40-lap Jesse Hockett Classic. On a chase to complete 200-races this season -- and fresh off a start in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 -- 2-time Eastern Storm champion Bryan Clauson has had previous success at Grandview Speedway, winning the 2012 event.

Series regulars Dave Darland, C.J. Leary, Kyle Cummins and Chad Boespflug are all expected in attendance. While local drivers from a variety of divisions are planning on competing including Kyle Moody, Tony DiMattia, Trevor Kobylarz, and Mark Smith.

The 358 Modifieds compete in a 30-lap event with a $3,000 top prize. The event is open to all 358 Modified competitors that meet Grandview rule specifications. Competitors will draw for heat starting positions, where the top-12 qualified cars will re-draw for feature starting positions. The 30-lap event pays $1,000 for a fifth-place finish and $300 to start.

Grandview Speedway kicked off the initial Eastern Storm swing of USAC National Sprint Car Series events in June of 2007, at its inception and has remained one of the most popular events of the week. Past winners of the USAC event at Grandview Speedway include: Levi Jones (2007, 2010), Jesse Hockett (2009), Bobby East (2011), Bryan Clauson (2012), Daron Clayton (2013) and Chase Stockon (2014).

General Admission ticket pricing for Tuesday, June 7 is $30 for Adults, Children 6-11 are $10 and Kids 5 & under are FREE! Pit Admission pricing is $35.

Advance tickets are on sale now and may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name and the number of tickets requested. 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 the sale of General Admission tickets.

Action kicks off early at 4:30 PM with the popular Low Down & Dirty Radio Show Meet & Greet taking place right outside the main entrance featuring: Robert Ballou, Thomas Meseraull and Tony DiMattia.

Grandstand Gates open at 5:00 PM and Racing starts at 7:30 PM

Celebrating the 27th season of racing action NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series always includes fun for the fans with activities such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks and appearances by the Thunder Girls.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with Thunder on the Hill as the Series title sponsor joined by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Quaker Steak & Lube, and GALCO Business Communications.

For full rules, format, purse and information visit: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passamore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com <http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com/>

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com <http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING, #TOTHRACING

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

Advanced Ticket Entrance: 4:30 PM

Low Down & Dirty Meet & Greet: 4:30 PM

Grandstand Gates: 5:00 PM

Racing: 7:30 PM

General Admission Ticket Pricing: Adults: $30 Children 6-11: $10 Kids 5 & Under: FREE!

Pit Admission: $35

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
4 June 2016
By Michael Batz

CRASH ENDS SMITH’S WINNING STREAK, KISSINGER SOARS TO URC SPRINT CAR WIN;
STROUP SCORES SECOND RAIN-SHORTENED PRO STOCK 20 CHAMPIONSHIP;
RESSLER WINS IN 305 SPRINT CARS, DUSTIN SNOOK ROADRUNNERS

TWO-RACE WEEKEND COMING UP AT SELINSGROVE:
FRIDAY, JUNE 10: 410 Sprints & Pro Stocks
SUNDAY, JUNE 12: Late Model Speedweek & Limited Late Models

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Bad luck struck Mark Smith in a big way just past halfway of Saturday night's 25-lap 360 Sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway. It was the fourth time in 2016 that the United Racing Club joined the Newville Family of Companies 360 Sprint cars at the Speedway.

Smith took the race lead on the start of the sprint car feature from the front row and led until lap 16 when his car made contact with a lapped car and then the wall before flipping on the fronstretch into turn one. When Smith's bad luck struck it quickly spread through the top three as second place Curt Michael and third place Jason Shultz were caught up in the accident as well. All drivers walked away from the scary incident unharmed.

Robbie Stillwaggon inherited the race lead sharing the front row for the restart with TJ Stutts. Stillwaggon and Stutts traded the race lead numerous times over the next couple of laps before Stutts took over. Lap 20 marked the second time the field would regroup, this time for a Jim Schuster yellow flag.

Ryan Kissinger was the fastest car on the track before the big wreck and remained the fastest car throughout the next couple of laps. Stutts showed the way after the yellow while Stillwaggon gave way to Kissinger in the race for second. Kissinger then began to reel in Stutts and on lap 22 completed the pass for the top spot from his seventh starting position.

Kissinger led the rest of the way ahead of Stutts and Stillwaggon. Kissinger's third career Selinsgrove feature win came at the wheel of a Ford-powered machine sponsored by Sunbury Motors and DMY Performance. Eric Tomecek and Larry Kelleher rounded out the top five finishers. Davie Franek was sixth followed by Derek Locke, Adam Carberry, Cody Keller, and Ed Aikin. Heat races for the 22 car field were won by Davie Franek, Curt Michael, and Mark Smith.

The IMCA PASS 305 Sprint Series invaded Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday night. It looked like point leader Scott Lutz had everything under control when suddenly Tyler Reeser charged into the top spot. Reeser used the outside line early in the 20-lap event and lost a bunch of ground from his fourth starting spot while Lutz drove to a comfortable advantage.

Reeser quickly adjusted and was able to run down Lutz by lap 14 and make the pass for the race lead by lap 16. Reeser crossed the line in 6:50.613 for a new track record. Zach Newlin snuck by Lutz at the end for second. Lutz, John Martin, and Ken Duke rounded out the top five finishers. Cale Reigle, Kyle Ganoe, Dave Grube, Erin Statler, and Geoff Gill were the top ten finishers in the 305 Sprint Car feature event. Cale Reigle and Tyler Reeser were heat race winners.

The A&A Auto Stores Pro Stocks filled the pit area for their annual Pro Stock 20 Saturday night. The defending winner AJ Stroup has not made a start this year at the speedway but came out in style and showed the way early in the event.

Adam Campbell was begging to mount a charge at the top spot when rain his the speedway. Although Stroup was happy to see the rain on lap 15 that ended up finishing the Pro Stock 20 early, he admitted it would have been a good finish in victory lane. While Stroup and Campbell pulled away the field battled fiercely behind them for every spot. Brad Mitch held on for third with Brandon Moser and Jake Buck rounding out the top five finishers.

Andrew Shoop, AJ Hoffman, John Troxell, Curtis Lawton, and Jim Payne rounded out the top ten finishers in the 2016 Pro Stock 20. With his win, Stroup joins Kyle Bachman, Aj Hoffman, Jason Smith, and Gary Beward as repeat winners of the event. Matt Hornberger, Brandon Moser, and Brad Mitch were the heat race winners for a stellar 24 car field.

A make-up Roadrunner feature was run before the rain came. Dustin Snook held off Keith Bissinger for multiple laps for the victory. In victory lane Snook pulled his steering wheel off to come out of the car and the steering column came with it! Brian Johnson and Smith Cope
rounded out the field for the feature event.

A makeup date for the regularly scheduled 12-lap Roadrunner feature will be announced.

Selinsgrove Speedway will host a unique two-race weekend coming up June 10-12. The 410 sprint cars return for a special “Friday Night Lights” show at 8 p.m. Friday, June 10. The 25-lap main event will pay $3,500 to win. The pro stocks will join the 410 sprint cars on the first Friday night show at the track in 10 years.

The speedway will swing back into action at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12, with the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Finale plus limited late models. The 40-lap super late model main event will pay $4,000 to win. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY SUMMARY – 4 June 2016
360 Sprints – 22 Entries
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 66 Ryan Kissinger 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 4) 1W Eric Tomecek 5) 76 Larry Kelleher 6) 28F Davie Franek 7) 77 Derek Locke 8) 47 Adam Carberry 9) 99K Cody Keller 10) 21 Ed Aikin 11) C4 Jim Shuster 12) 10K Rob Dietrick 13) 71 Charlie Anderson 14) 33 Michael Walter II 15) 1 Mark Smith 16) 5G Curt Michael 17) 29 Jason Shultz 18) 4 Jimmy Stitzel 19) 44 John Braim 20) 49S Mallie Shuster 21) 08 Jason Clauss 22) 706 Mark Sasso
Heat Winners: Davie Franek, Curt Michael, Mark Smith
305 Sprints – 14 Entries
20-Lap A-Main: 1) 5T Tyler Reeser 2) 11Z Zach Newlin 3) 33L Scott Lutz 4) 4 John Martin 5) 67 Ken Duke 6) 99 Cale Riegle 7) 0 Kyle Ganoe 8) 3D Dave Grube 9) 2 Erin Statler 10) 57G Geoff Gill 11) 46 Mike Alleman 12) 3J Cory Thornton 13) 35 Tom Worrick 14) 880 Drew Ritchey
Heat Winners: Cale Reigle, Tyler Reeser
Pro Stocks – 24 Entries
20-Lap A-Main: 1) 26S AJ Stroup 2) 2C Adam Campbell 3) 10M Brad Mitch 4) 8M Brandon Moser 5) 11 Jake Buck 6) S8 Andrew Shoop 7) 6C AJ Hoffman 8) 55T John Troxell 9) 33 Curtis Lawton 10) 4 Jim Payne 11) 26 Nate Stroup 12) 28B Johnny Bouse 13) 19 Brandon Auman 14) 83 Matt Wilson 15) 55 Lori Croop 16) 28 Dan Condo 17) 40 Tommy Slanker 18) 70J John Schreffler 19) 88 Matt Hornberger 20) 16 Tommy Dawson 21) 74 Bill Conrad 22) 13 Zach Romig 23) 71 Kurt Wray 24) 8K Jeremy Kline
Heat Winners: Matt Hornberger, Brad Mitch, Brandon Moser
Roadrunners – 10 Entries
Make-Up 12-Lap A-Main from April 30: 1) Dustin Snook 2) 11 Keith Bissinger 3) 201 Brian Johnson 4) Smith Cope
12-Lap A-Main: Makeup Date TBA

 

Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series

This week race number 5 in the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series took center stage for the 358 division at Lincoln Speedway. Series point leader Kevin Nouse would start the night with a 10 point addvantage going into the night but would suffer a blown motor in hotlaps ending his night and assuring a new point leader after the 20 lap feature event. Wyatt Hinkle the 2014 Central PA 358 Point Series Rookie of the Year would lead all 20 laps of the feature event but not without preasure from Chandler Leiby and Doug Hammaker who where all over the high school student the entire way. Hinkle would pick up his 2nd career 358 feature win and 1st at Lincoln Speedway over a hard charging Hammaker, Leiby, Adrian Shaffer and Jake Eldreth.

With his 4th place finish Saturday night we now have our 3rd different Capitol Renaged KING of the 358's Series point leader in 5 races, as Adrian Shaffer now has a 1 point lead over 2 time King series winner Doug Hammaker. Nouse who was the point leader heading into race 5 now sits 14 points back in the series point standings. 2015 Central PA 358 Point Series Rookie of the year David Hollbrock sits 4th and Jordan Givler sits in 5th place in the standings.

The top 10 in the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series Point Standings are...

1. Adrian Shaffer - 24 Pts.(1 win)
2. Doug Hammaker - 25 Pts. (2 win)
3. Kevin Nouse - 38 Pts.
4. David Holbrook - 48 Pts.
5. Jordan Givler - 66 Pts.
6. Tyler Esh - 72 Pts.
7. Nyle Berkes - 75 Pts.
8. Jeff Halligan - 77 Pts.
9. Dwight Leppo - 79 Pts.
10.Chris Arnold - 80 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Bell's Trucking
Total Identity Solutions
WRT SpeedWerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Central PA Racing Scene.com
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing
Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series are...

June 10th (TW)
June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race
June 18th (Lincoln)
June 24th Speedweek (WG) (TW)

 

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

APPLE CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM OF HANOVER NIGHT

York County Racing Club Night

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (Time trials @ 7 PM) - USAC Sprints (30 laps plus 25-lap make-up feature from 2014) and 358 Sprints

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (Time trials @ 7:30 PM) - LEFFLER ENERGY NIGHT/“DIRT CLASSIC” SHOWCASE for 410 Sprints (qualifier for 9/24; $7,000 to win)

BRANDON RAHMER SCORES SECOND CAREER WIN IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE;

Wyatt Hinkle claims first career Lincoln win in 358 sprints;

Charles Potts wins first Lincoln feature in 358 late models

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 6/4/2016 –Brandon Rahmer turned around a tough start to the 2016 season by holding off a stellar field of sprint cars to claim his second career win in the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“This year’s kinda been rollin’ off a little tough, but I’ve been drawing bad and haven’t really been racing like myself,” said Rahmer after matching his brother with his first win of the season and becoming the ninth different winner in 11 races in the Pigeon Hills this year, “I was really good in the heat and finally put a whole night together…and I’m glad that I’m finally standing here.”

Handicapping placed Rahmer on the pole for the start, and despite challenges from two top-notch drivers, led every lap. Cory Haas started third and chased Rahmer for the first 16 laps.

“In the beginning there with Cory, I was a little worried because it was really dirty up top. I slid myself going into one because I knew he was going to come up and slide me, said Rahmer, “I can trust him when I’m racing beside him, but he didn’t clear me and I was able wiggle through there. I’m the one standing here. Just the way it happened.”

While Rahmer enjoying a 1.13-second lead, seventh-starting and Lincoln points leader Alan Krimes finally caught Haas for second on lap 17.

Krimes crossed 1.43 seconds behind the winner, with Haas, Brent Marks coming from ninth to finish fourth, and Freddie Rahmer fifth. Sixth through tenth were Danny Dietrich, Robbie Kendall, Austin Hogue, Brian Montieth, and Chase Dietz.

“I tried not to think about the drivers behind me or I’d get myself really worked up,” said Rahmer of Haas and the other big guns running in the top ten, “There’s some really good competition here, and my brother had a good night, too. Sometimes you come here and you run up front, and the next few weeks you might be rolling around the back, but you’re still with good cars. It’s difficult here.”

Heats for the 30 410 sprinters were won by Krimes, Hogue, and Billy Dietrich, who ended up scratching from the feature.

East Berlin’s Wyatt Hinkle claimed his first career Lincoln win in the 20-lap 358 sprint car feature.

Hinkle started on the outside of the front row and won the drag race to turn one over polesitter Jack Eldreth. From there, he led every lap, despite heavy pressure from both Chandler Leiby and Doug Hammaker over the final laps. In fact, the three drivers were nearly three-wide in turns three and four of the final lap when the caution unfurled for Ryan Higgins, who was backwards in turn four.

On the final restart, Hinkle went low to hold off Leiby, allowing Hammaker to drive around the outside to take second place. The three leaders were under a blanket as the crossed under the checkered flag.

Fourth and fifth behind Hinkle, Hammaker, and Leiby were Adrian Shaffer and Eldreth.

Heats for the 27 358 sprinters were won by Troy Wagaman, Jr., Dwight Leppo, and Kyle Denmyer, with Jordon Givler winning the consolation.

Wagaman crashed into the outside wall after contact with Hammaker while running third on turn two of lap 17, and was done for the night.

Charles Potts led every lap from the pole in scoring his first career Lincoln win in the 20-lap 358 Precise Racing Series 358 late model feature.

He crossed 2.36 seconds in front of Jake Jones, with Randy Christine, Jr., Bobby Beard, and Shaun Jones completing the top five.

Heats for the 17 358 Late Models were won by Brad Shank and Sam Gallagher.

This Wednesday, June 8, the Amsoil USAC Sprints will be at Lincoln Speedway for a 30 lap feature and a make-up 25-lap feature from 2014. The 358 Sprints will round out the evening’s action, which gets underway at 7 PM with time trials. Gates open at 5 PM.

Then next Saturday, June 11, it will be a special night with the LEFFLER ENERGY “DIRT CLASSIC SHOWCASE” for 410 Sprints (qualifier for 9/24; $7,000 to win). Time trials set for 7:30 PM, gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, June 4, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

APPLE CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM OF HANOVER NIGHT

York County Racing Club Night

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer ($3,200); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 19M-Brent Marks; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich; 7. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 8. 52-Austin Hogue; 9. 21-Brian Montieth; 10. 2D-Chase Dietz; 11. 15-Adam Wilt; 12. 07-Doug Esh; 13. 59-Jim Siegel; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 99M-Kyle Moody; 16. 69-Shane Hoff; 17. 21T-Scott Fisher; 18. 39-Anthony Macri; 19. 10-Zach Eucalano (DNF); 20. 83-Cody Fairchok (DNF); 21. 1X-Chad Trout (DNF); 22. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF); 23. 10K-Joe Kata, III (DNF); 24. 3B-Randy Baughman (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Brandon Rahmer (1-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 07-Doug Esh; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 1X-Chad Trout; 8. 83-Cody Fairchok; 9. 39-Anthony Macri. Time – 2:20.475

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 52-Austin Hogue; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 19M-Brent Marks; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 69-Shane Hoff; 8. 10-Zach Eucalano; 9. 3B-Randy Baughman (DNF). Time – 2:21.876

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 3. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 4. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr. (DNF); 9. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF). No Time

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle ($1,000); 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 5. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 6. 4-Dwight Leppo; 7. 77-David Holbrook; 8. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 9. 12-Mike Bittinger; 10. 41-Jeff Halligan; 11. 35-Tyler Esh; 12. 12-Brent Shearer; 13. 97-Brie Hershey; 14. 18-Nyle Berkes; 15. 21-CJ Tracy; 16. 90-Jordon Givler; 17. 23-Chris Arnold; 18. 28-Matt Findley; 19. 7-Trey Hivner; 20. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 21. 13-Ryan Higgins; 22. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. (DNF); 23. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 24. 66A-Cody Fletcher (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Wyatt Hinkle (1-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 2. 119-Chandler Leiby; 3. 12-Brent Shearer; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 35-Tyler Esh; 6. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 7. 90-Jordon Givler; 8. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 9. 18-Nyle Berkes; 10. 21-CJ Tracy; 11. 89-Ashley Cappetta. Time – 2:22.18

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 4. 12-Mike Bittinger; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins; 8. 7-Trey Hivner; 9. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 10. 01-Steve Storrie (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 4. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 5. 30-Jared Esh; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 23-Chris Arnold; 8. 19S- Steve Drevicki; 9. 22-Nathan Prezenica; DNS – 1J-Kevin Nouse. Time – 2:26.43

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 90-Jordon Givler; 2. 13-Ryan Higgins

358 Late Models:

358 Late Models Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 5-Charles Potts; 2. 43-Jake Jones; 3. 74-Randy Christine, Jr.; 4. 33-Bobby Beard; 5. 2M-Shaun Jones; 6. 25-Sam Gallagher; 7. 57-Brad Shank; 8. 3B-Cameron Beayou; 9. 000-Matt Nailor; 10. 116-Travis Mease; 11. 20-Steve Billet; 12. 5M-Jake Moser; 13. 151-Kyle Lear (DNF); 14. 4M-Kyle Moser (DNF); 15. 68-DJ Groft (DNF); 16. 22-Chase Billet (DNF); DNS – 21Z-Cam Zeigler. No Time

Lap Leaders – Charles Potts (1-20)

358 Late Models Heat One Finish (8 laps) - 1. 57-Brad Shank; 2. 2M-Shaun Jones; 3. 43-Jake Jones; 4. 33-Bobby Beard; 5. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 6. 5M-Jake Moser; 7. 000-Matt Nailor (DNF); 8. 68-DJ Groft (DNF); 9. 22-Chase Billet (DNF). No Time

358 Late Models Heat Two Finish (8 laps) - 1. 25-Sam Gallagher; 2. 3B-Cameron Benyou; 3. 74-Randy Christine, Jr.; 4. 151-Kyle Lear; 5. 5-Charles Potts; 6. 116-Travis Mease; 7. 20-Steve Billet; 8. 4M-Kyle Moser (DNF). No Time

 

 

Jonestown Jet Zearfoss Soars To Williams Grove Sprints Win, Lands In Victory Lane!

Greg Hodnett walks off with URC Sprints

6/3/16

Mechanicsburg – “The Jonestown Jet,” Brock Zearfoss wired the field for the first 410-sprint car victory of his career at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, walking away with $3,600 for his efforts.

In the 25-lap URC Sprint main, Greg Hodnett scored the $2,000 victory for the 360 c.i. powered division in the circuit’s first appearance of the season at the oval.

Zearfoss started third in the 25-lap 410 sprint main and zig-zagged into the lead as the field rushed through the first and second corners upon the initial green flag.

He swerved between and around both Nicole Bower and Troy Fraker to have the point as he raced down the backchute on his way to the victory in what would be a non-stop feature event.

With a straightaway lead by the fifth circuit over Austin Hogue, Zearfoss soon entered the rear of the field and by lap 10, he had built up a three second advantage with eighth starter Doug Esh up to third.

Esh drove into second late in the event but failed to close on Zearfoss who again was zig-zagging for the win, this time in and out of and through traffic to preserve his lead.

At the finish, Zearfoss was 4.566 seconds ahead of Esh with Hogue third followed by Cory Haas and 19th starter Greg Hodnett who took fifth from Danny Dietrich with five laps to go.

Sixth through 10th went to Dietrich, Ryan Smith, Freddie Rahmer, Brian Montieth and Rick Lafferty.

Heats went to Nicole Bower and Rahmer.

“It’s been way too long since I got to talk out here,” said Zearfoss from victory lane.

“I knew I definitely had a chance to win tonight. I just needed to get where we needed to be right away,” he said.

“I just went for the open racetrack.”

The Jonestown driver also owns two career 358-sprint victories at Williams Grove.

Hodnet started sixth in the URC Sprint main and watched as second starter Mark Smith took the lead over Davie Franek on the first lap.

The races first caution flag unfurled on the second tour with Hodnett up to third and he motored by Franek for second on the restart before another yellow bunched the field with three away.

The ensuing restart saw Hodnett power into the lead over Smith for a control he would not relinquish.

A final caution flag on the seventh tour again bunched the field and for a bit after the restart Smith kept Hodnett close and indeed closed in on him while riding on the high cushion but after Hodnett moved up to the cushion as well in the first and second corner, he was able to pull away from his pursuer.

Hodnett entered lapped traffic on the 17th tour but he was not to be denied what was the 62nd sprint car win of his career at Williams Grove.

He took the victory by 5.959 seconds over Smith.

Curt Michael was third followed by Robbie Stillwaggon and Josh Weller.

Sixth through 10th went to Franek, Derek Locke, Brian Carber, Eric Tomecek and Jason Shultz.

Heats went to Hodnett, Stillwaggon and Michael.

June 3, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brock Zearfoss, 2. Doug Esh, 3. Austin Hogue, 4. Cory Haas, 5. Greg Hodnett, 6. Danny Dietrich, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Freddie Rahmer, 9. Brian Montieth, 10. Rick Lafferty, 11. Nicole Bower, 12. Daryl Stimeling, 13. Chad Trout, 14. Troy Fraker, 15. Jim Shuster, 16. Todd Allen, 17. Lucas Wolfe, 18. Pat Cannon

DNS: Davey Sammons, Rodney Westhafer

URC sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Mark Smith, 3. Curt Michael, 4. Robbie Stillwaggon, 5. Josh Weller, 6. Davey Franek, 7. Derek Locke, 8. Brian Carber, 9. Eric Tomecek, 10. Jason Shultz, 11. Glenndon Forsythe, 12. Jimmy Stitzel, 13. Chris Arnold, 14. Troy Wagaman, 15. Rob Dietrich, 16. Adam Carberry, 17. Mark Sasso, 18. Jason Clauss, 19. Justin Whittal, 20. Troy Betts, 21. Ed Aikin

DNS: Cody Jourdan, Randy West

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
 

410 SPRINTS RETURN TO SELINSGROVE JUNE 10
FOR SPECIAL “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS” SHOW!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present a special “Friday Night Lights” 410 sprint car race at 8 p.m. Friday, June 10. The 25-lap main event will pay $3,500 to win and $300 to start out of the $15,550 posted purse. Track gates will open at 6 p.m.

Joining the 410 sprint cars on the racing card will be the A&A Auto Stores pro stocks in a 15-lap feature paying $500 to win.

Sprint car drivers will draw pills to determine their starting positions for qualifying followed by a re-draw for the main event lineup.

The race will mark the second of five scheduled appearances this season by the 410 sprint cars at Selinsgrove. On April 24, Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg turned in a thrilling performance for his win against the All Star Circuit of Champions. Dietrich has won the last two 410 sprint car races at the track including the victory in last September’s National Open.

Ten years ago, TJ Stutts of Liverpool, the speedway’s defending Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint car champion, was the last driver to win a Friday night 410 sprint car race at Selinsgrove on March 24, 2006. In fact, Stutts won back-to-back Friday night 410 sprint car events that year with a victory the previous week on March 17 while driving Gary and Patti Beam’s No. 88.

Other 410 sprint car dates at Selinsgrove in 2016 will include the PA Speedweek Finale Sunday, July 3; Summer Sprint Special Saturday, Aug. 13; and the Jim Nace Memorial National Open Saturday, Sept. 17.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

410 Sprint Car Purse Friday, June 10, 2016: 1) $3,500 2) $1,600 3) $1,200 4) $1,000 5) $800 6) $700 7) $650 8) $550 9) $525 10) $500 11) $450 12) $400 13) $350 14) $325 15-24) $300
ALSO RACING: Pro Stocks $500 To Win!
Admission June 10, 2016: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $10; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $25

 

 

NOUSE SIGNS 358 SUMMER SERIES BIGGER & BETTER IN 2016

PA Sprint Car News | Mike Baker

Carlisle, PA | June 2, 2016


Kevin Nouse is bringing back his highly anticipated 358 sprint car point series for a second year, and with three months of racing already in the books, this season is about to heat up.

The idea behind the series was to not only benefit the weekly racer, but also the part time operations. "Williams Grove and Lincoln came up with the concept and approached me about it," said Nouse. It was a series that intrigued drivers, fans, and sponsors. Each race brought high anticipation and fierce competition. Doug Hammaker reigned supreme and went on to capture the inaugural championship.

"The competition in our series is incredible due to our handicapping procedures for our features. There is no penalty box for any of our events. That means a guy who has never raced at one of the tracks can come run our series race without being penalized, as long as they have raced in at least one 358 Sprint event this season" Nouse explained.

It's a fair, yet extremely challenging series. "It is by far the most fair way to do it, which makes the passing and competition great."
Drivers like Deitz, Hammaker, Shaffer, and Nouse have become household names due to the exposure the high competition brings. "I do it to bring some more attention to the 358 sprint car division and it's drivers. I also try to give the 358 drivers, who are mostly blue collar racers, some extra money in their pockets."

This is a series that gives back to the racer, whether it be money, parts, or gift certificates. This year it is back, and even bigger, with Freedom Powersports coming on as an official sponsor of the five race series which will now be known as "Nouse Signs & Graphics 358 Sprint Summer Series - Presented By Freedom Powersports." Based out of Everett, Pennsylvania, Freedom offers motorcycles, ATVs and side-by-sides at the best prices. They also have over 700 units in stock from the top leading brands like Polaris, Honda, Kawasaki, and Victory.

With Freedom coming on board as the presenting sponsor, the point fund has been boosted to $5000. An extra $2000 from last year's series will now be implemented which will increase the overall payout to the top 20 drivers in final points, doubling from only 10 last season.

The series kicks off June 17th at Williams Grove Speedway.


Nouse Signs & Graphics 358 Sprint Summer Series - Presented By Freedom Powersports full schedule:

June 17 - Williams Grove Speedway

July 2 - Lincoln Speedway

August 5 - Williams Grove Speedway

August 20 - Susquehanna Speedway

August 27 - Lincoln Speedway

Primary Sponsors for the 2016 Summer Series

Freedom Powersports - www.ridefps.com - facebook.com/Freedom-Powersports-Everett-PA

Nouse Signs & Graphics - www.nousesigns.com - facebook.com/NouseSigns/

Confirmed Contingency Sponsors to date:

Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic
Miller's Racing Parts
Highlands' Powersports
Cornwell Tools - Matt Sowers
Kevin Quirk Racewear
Consumer Insurance Agency
Esh Racing Products
Newlin Bar Service
Artwerks by Jeff Jacobs
717 Innovations
Al's Karting Supply
Diversified Machine Inc.
K1 RaceGear
Wings Unlimited
PA Dyno Inc.
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THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES CONTINUES. . . . . . .

USAC NON WING SPRINTS EASTERN STORM KICKS OFF AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY, 7, LINCOLN SPEEDWAY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Must See Event Brings USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series to the East Coast

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 2, 2016) – Three-wide racing action all the time, thrilling slide jobs plus rim-riding the guardrail and plenty of wheelie action is just a normal show for the USAC non-wing sprint cars and they will open the Eastern Storm at Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 7. The leanest and meanest racers from USAC’s AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series – the nation’s largest group of non-wing open-wheel racers – make their annual stop on the east coast for the 2016 version of Eastern Storm, a five-race series touring through Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Action kicks off on Tuesday, June 7 at Bechtelsville, PA’s Grandview Speedway as part of NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The Annual Jesse Hockett Classic includes a 40-lap, $6,000 to win USAC Wingless Sprint Car event along with the power NASCAR 358 Modifieds – a Grandview Speedway mainstay. Hockett, a two time USAC feature winner at Grandview, lost his life in a garage accident in 2010. Hockett was recognized as one of the top competitors in USAC and as a driver, he did not reach his full potential at the time of his death. Non wing or racing a sprint car with a wing, Jesse Hockett was a success. His style on the track and friendly smile will long be remembered. The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series salutes this legend to our sport.

The NASCAR 358 Modifieds will compete in a series of qualifying events leading up to a $3,000 to win 30 lap feature event.

Defending Jesse Hockett Classic winner, Chase Stockon of Fort Branch, Indiana currently sits third in the series points standings and has finished in the top-10 in eight of the twelve events completed. The 28-year-old driver has proven he knows the quick way around the Bechtelsville, PA 1/3-mile dirt oval – capturing the 2014 edition of the Jesse Hockett Classic besting a hard charging Jon Stanbrough and two rain delays.

The Eastern Storm Tour continues into Abbottstown, PA’s Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday, June 8 with a double header of USAC Wingless action. A full show is on the agenda, along with a make-up event from 2014. $6,000 is up for grabs in the first 30-lap feature event, while the second feature – with a full field invert – will offer an additional $3,000. The show also includes the Lincoln Speedway 358 Winged Sprint Cars in a full points event paying $1,000 to win the 20 lap feature.

In 2014, Dave Darland earned the fast qualifier award at Lincoln with a time of 15.174 – a new track record. An ultra-fast racing surface led to a lot of wheel standing down the Lincoln Speedway straight-a-ways with the top-9 cars besting the previous track record. Seven-time USAC National Champion, Levi Jones was the winner both times the Eastern Storm invaded the Lincoln Speedway in 2010 and 2011.

Current series points leader, Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma leads the east coast charge with a streak of top-5 finishes that dates back six races. Bacon, the 2015 Eastern Storm series champion, holds a 17-point lead over California native Thomas Meseraull. ‘T-Mez’ claimed his first two career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature victories in consecutive events near the end of the 2015 season and holds one win to date.

Nine different drivers hold wins in 2016 and with the variety of tracks that Eastern Storm brings anything is bound to happen.

General Admission ticket pricing for Tuesday, June 7 at Grandview Speedway are $30 for Adults, Children 6-11 are $10 and Kids 5 & under are FREE! Pit Admission pricing is $35.

Tickets for Wednesday, June 8 at Lincoln Speedway are $25 for Adults, Students 12-17 are $20, Children 6-11 are $10 and Kids 5 & Under are FREE! Pit Admission is $30.

Advance tickets for the USAC show at Grandview are on sale now and may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name and the number of tickets requested. You may pay for and pick up your tickets on race night at the Will Call window after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstand at 4:30 PM.

For both events, Grandstand Gates open at 5:00 PM and Racing starts at 7:30 PM.

The AMSOIL Eastern Storm will move to the New Egypt Speedway on Thursday night, June 9. Friday night will be an off night for the series but they will return to action on Saturday night, June 11 at the Port Royal Speedway and close out the tour on Sunday night, June 12 at the Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.

Tuesday, June 7 – USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series + NASCAR 358 Modifieds

Grandview Speedway
GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505
Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA
Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

Wednesday, June 8 – USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series + 360 Winged Sprints
Lincoln Speedway
GPS USERS: 800 Racetrack Road Abbottstown, PA 17301
A few minutes off Route 30 just west of York, PA.
Speedway Phone: 717-624-2755
Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456
Track Website: http://www.lincolnspeedway.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

 

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Ten Lucky Port Royal Speedway Fans Will Win $100 Saturday Night!

Late Model Speedweek, 410 sprints and xtreme stocks in action

6/1/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Ten lucky fans that come to Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night will go home $100 richer than when they arrived.

Thanks to Folkens Brothers Trucking of Lester, Iowa, and Greencastle Livestock Market of Greencastle, all adult general admission fans that attend on Saturday night will have a chance at the cash prizes.

Winners will be chosen from adult general admission wrist bands purchased upon entry for the night’s event.

And then at random throughout the night, lucky prizewinners will be announced.

Also up for grabs on the night will be a large screen TV with the purchase of a 50/50 ticket during the racing program.

First prize on the 50/50 tickets will of course be the standard cash prize but a second winning ticket will be pulled to award the flat screen.

Port Royal Speedway will present Moon Shine Camo Night featuring the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek Series and 410 sprints this Saturday night, June 4 at 7 pm.

Also on the racing program is the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

The super late models will compete in the speedweek series that offers a 40-lap, $4,000 to win, $400 to start feature event.

Time trials will set the heat race starting grids.

The Port Royal Late Model Speedweek show will be the second event of the seven-race 2016 series.

Gregg Satterlee is the defending Port Royal Late Model Speedweek winner.

Moon Shine Camo will offer fans numerous free chances at apparel giveaways during the night and each feature winner will receive a Moon Shine prize package.

In addition, Moon Shine Camo will be on hand at the event offering its numerous Camo apparel designs to fans.

General admission gates for the big show open at 5 pm with pits opening at 4 pm.

Adult general admission is set at $22 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at just $7.


Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

URC 360 SPRINTS & PASS 305 SPRINTS OPEN WHEEL DOUBLEHEADER THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present an open wheel doubleheader at 7 p.m. this Saturday, June 4, featuring the United Racing Club 360 sprint cars and the PASS Racesaver 305 sprint cars. Also on the racing card will be the 15th Annual A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 and dual roadrunner features. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

This Saturday will mark the third appearance of the season by the URC sprint car contingent in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win.

305 sprint car teams will be making their first of two appearances at the Snyder County half-mile oval in a 20-lap feature.

The Pro Stock 20, which was rained out on May 14, is the division’s $1,000-to-win 20-lap championship race. The roadrunners will race a regularly scheduled 12-lap feature plus the April 30 makeup event.

The speedway will feature a special “Friday Night Lights” 410 sprint car race at 8 p.m. Friday, June 10. The 25-lap sprint car feature will pay $3,500 to win. The pro stocks will share the racing card with the 410 sprint cars. Track gates will open at 6 p.m.

On the same weekend, Selinsgrove will host the finale to the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Series at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12. The 40-lap super late model feature will pay $4,000 to win.

The limited late models will share the June 12 racing card with the super late models in a 20-lap feature paying $1,000 to win. The limited late model rules in effect for this race include 358 cubic inch maximum engines and any brand of 11 inch tires. The limited late model weight rule will be 2,350 pounds with driver.

There will be no racing at Selinsgrove Speedway Saturday, June 11.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will be dark this Friday, June 3. The one-fifth mile track will be in operation this Sunday, June 5, with the first Burris Money Series go kart race at the track this season.

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 570.374.2266.

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Port Royal Hosts Late Model Speedweek June 4 Along with Super Sprints and xtremes

Hodnett takes Weikert Memorial Weekend title after Monday rain

5/30/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present Moon Shine Camo Night featuring the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek Series and 410 sprints coming up this Saturday night, June 4 at 7 pm.

Also on the racing program is the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

The super late models will compete in the speedweek series that offers a 40-lap, $4,000 to win, $400 to start feature event.

Time trials will set the heat race starting grids.

The Port Royal Late Model Speedweek show will be the second event of the seven-race 2016 series.

Gregg Satterlee is the defending Port Royal Late Model Speedweek winner.

Moon Shine Camo will offer fans numerous free chances at apparel giveaways during the night and each feature winner will receive a Moon Shine prize package.

In addition, Moon Shine Camo will be on hand at the event offering its numerous Camo apparel designs to fans.

General admission gates for the big show open at 5 pm with pits opening at 4 pm.

Adult general admission is set at $22 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at just $7.

Port Royal Speedway lost the finale of the three-day Bob Weikert Memorial to rain on Monday, May 30.

With 26 sprints signed in for action the program fell victim to rain at 5 pm.

As a result of the rain out, Greg Hodnett has been declared the 2016 Bob Weikert Memorial champion after sweeping the Saturday and Sunday main events.

Hodnett will receive $2,000 for his championship title.

Hodnett had 400 points in earning the crown with Lucas Wolfe ending up second at 375 points.

Danny Dietrich finished the series third with 365 followed by Doug Esh with 340 and Ryan Smith with 335 markers.

The top five in the series points will receive payout based on the two-day completed program.

The series attracted a total of 44 sprint cars over the course of three days of entries.

Rainchecks from Monday’s show can be used at any Port Royal Speedway show for face value within 30 consecutive days from May 30, 2016.

Or, as an alternative, refunds can be obtained by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to the speedway office along with the rainchecks. Mailing information can be found on the speedway website at portroyalspeedway.com.

In order to receive a refund, ALL rainchecks must be received in the speedway office no later than 30 consecutive days from the rain out itself on May 30. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS!!.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Local Kids Race to Finish Williams Grove’s Math Fact Challenge

More than 400 area students accept the challenge for great prizes and School’s Out Night fun!

For the second year in a row, Williams Grove has sponsored the Math Fact Challenge. Elementary school children from three local schools (South Mountain Elementary, Monroe Elementary, and Newville Elementary) were challenged to race their way to excelling in math. By completing ten minutes of math problems, over ten days, they would receive two general admission tickets for their parents for School’s Out Night on June 17th, 3-D fireworks glasses, a mood changing pencil, and entry into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire (one given out at each school).

The response in 2016 has been incredible. Across the three schools, more than 400 students stepped up to the plate to race their way to improving their math skills, which more than doubles the response in the first season of the challenge. South Mountain Elementary principal Jeff Clifton was very excited about Williams Grove’s efforts to reach out to their students.

"When Kevin approached me about having SME participate in the Math Facts Challenge, I was thrilled! We are offered many chances to participate in Reading incentives each year, but this is the first Math incentive we have been offered. The kids were enthusiastic about logging their practice in order to earn a ticket to the races. The Kid's Night was a great night last year, and I saw many of our kids there having fun."

Even local drivers jumped in to get involved, visiting the local elementary schools with their cars to tell the kids a little more about racing in this area, and challenging their knowledge of numbers with talk about speeds and race laps. Of course, getting a photo in the racecar was the most popular attraction.

Williams Grove always offers free admission for kids 12 and under, so the free tickets for School’s Out Night are intended for parents to bring their kids out to the races with little cost to them. With free admission and tons of fun activities for the kids, June 17th is sure to be a great night to celebrate students and their accomplishments over the past year.

Williams Grove Speedway encourages all families to bring their kids out to celebrate another great year and kick off summer with a bang. Some of the activities will include bike and big wheel races, a driver autograph session, games, prizes, face painting, a bounce house and a grand fireworks display. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. with racing kicking off at 8:00.

Congratulations to all of those students that completed the Math Fact Challenge this year

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Hodnett Makes Late Race Restart Pass To Win Port Royal Weikert Series Second Round

Mark Smith takes $3,000 URC victory

5/29/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett used a late race restart to make a two-car pass and sweep into the lead and win worth $10,000 in Sunday night’s second round of the 2016 Port Royal Speedway Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Series.

The victory was the second for Hodnett at the speedplant in 24 hours after he took round on worth $5,000 on Saturday night to start the three-day show that ends on Memorial Day evening.

In the 25-lap URC sprint main, Sunbury’s Mark Smith powered to the victory worth $3,000.

Lucas Wolfe led the first lap of the 35-lap 410-sprint car main from the pole but couldn’t hold off second starter Steve Buckwalter who took command on the second tour as David Gravel, Lance Dewease and Hodnett raced in the top five.

Hodnett never advanced until the 12th lap when he worked by Dewease for fourth. He then overtook Gravel for third three laps later.

And just as Hodnett took over third, Wolfe pulled off an inside third turn pass in traffic to take over the helm of the event from Buckwalter.

Dewease saw a burst of speed develop at the halfway point of the 35-lapper as he again got in front of Hodnett, this time for third but Hodnett returned the favor with 15 laps to go to again claim the spot.

Hodnett was doing his best to stay ahead of Dewease as the latter worked the inside with Hodnett on top.

Meanwhile, leader Wolfe was working hectic traffic that allowed the top four cars to gather within striking distance of one another as the pace became dizzying and the leaders darted inside and out to clear the backmarkers.

Dewease appeared to be surging late in the event when he suddenly came up lame, dropping off of the pace and stopping on the backstretch, setting up a restart after the lone event caution period on lap 27.

Not within reach of the lead before the yellow, the restart played into Hodnett’s hands as he ducked under Buckwalter for second as the field blasted into the first corner.

Hodnett then raced with Buckwalter through turn two before pulling ahead on the backstretch only to close up on Wolfe for the lead.

The Memphis native then darted underneath Wolfe as the pair set their cars into the third turn to drive up out of the fourth corner with a command he wouldn’t relinquish after making a two-car pass during the lap to seal the deal.

Hodnett’s margin of victory was 1.420 seconds ahead of a surging Danny Dietrich who had started 12th.

Dietrich was up to fifth on the restart and drove by Gravel, Buckwalter and Wolfe during the closing circuits to finish a promising second.

Third went to Wolfe with Gravel taking fourth and 20th starter Brent Marks blasting home in fifth.

Marks earned the Hard Charger Award and a guaranteed starting spot in Monday’s finale.

Sixth through 10th went to Dale Blaney, Ryan Smith, Buckwalter, Doug Esh and Stevie Smith.

Heats for the 34-car field went to Hodnett, Gravel, Dewease and Dylan Cisney with Ryan Smith taking the consolation race.

Greg Hodnett leads the Weikert Memorial series points going into the final race on Monday with 350 points over Gravel, Wolfe, Dietrich and Esh.

Smith set fast time in qualifications with a lap of 16.639 seconds.

Josh Weller drove from fourth into the lead on the first lap of the URC sprint feature with ninth starter Mark Smith already up to second on the third lap.

Smith wasted little time getting the lead, overtaking Weller on the fifth tour for the point.

Doing double duty on the night as was several drivers, Greg Hodnett was up to third as the field worked through traffic when he blew a left rear tire on the 11th loop, slowing the pace.

Smith had Eric Tomecek in pursuit for the restart but the rest of the field was no match for Smith’s racer as he took the victory going away, winning by 4.740 seconds over Tomecek.

Matt Campbell was third followed by Adam Carberry and 17th starter Steve Buckwalter.

Sixth through 10th went to Davie Franek, Curt Michael, TJ Stutts, Robbie Stillwaggon and Lucas Wolfe.

Heats for the 39 URC sprints went to Stillwaggon, Hodnett, Tomecek and Franek with Aaron Ott scoring the consolation.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

5/29/16

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Danny Dietrich, 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. David Gravel, 5. Brent Marks, 6. Dale Blaney, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Steve Buckwalter, 9. Doug Esh, 10. Stevie Smith, 11. Mike Wagner, 12. Aaron Ott, 13. Trey Starks, 14. Brock Zearfoss, 15. Dylan Cisney, 16. TJ Stutts, 17. Mike Erdley, 18. Ryan Taylor, 19. Pat Cannon, 20. Blane Heimbach. 21. Mark Smith, 22. Billy Dietrich, 23. Lance Dewease, 24. Logan Wagner

DNQ: Tim Shaffer, Kody Lehman, Wayne Dadetto, Joey Hershey, Cale Grubb, Curt Stroup, AJ Flick, Danny Holtgraver, Carl Bowser, Tyler Bear, Mike Walter II.

URC Sprints, 25 laps: 1. Mark Smith, 2. Eric Tomecek, 3. Matt Campbell, 4. Adam Carberry, 5. Steve Buckwalter, 6. Davie Franek, 7. Curt Michael, 8. TJ Stutts, 9. Robbie Stillwaggon, 10. Lucas Wolfe, 11. Jason Shultz, 12. Doug Hammaker, 13. Ryan Kissinger, 14. Jim Shuster, 15. Ed Aiken, 16. Troy Betts, 17. Derek Locke, 18. Justin Barger, 19. Jared Esh, 20. Mark Sasso, 21. Randy West, 22. phil Walter, 23. Josh Weller, 24. Greg Hodnett

DNQ: Cody Keller, Keith Prutzman, Larry Kelleher, Justin Whittal, Brent Shearer, Will Eggimann, Jim Stitzel, Rob Deitrick, Steve Collins, Jordan Thomas, Mallie Shuster, JR Berry, Nate Snyder, Aaron Ott

PRS 2016 – 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

 

URC To Make Williams Grove Season Debut June 3, Exciting Open Wheel Double With Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints On Tap!

5/29/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway hosts the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the URC Sprints this Friday night, June 3 at 8 pm.

June 3 will also be York County Racing Club Night at the track with gates opening at 6 pm.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete in a handicapped, 25-lap feature event paying $3,800 to win this week while the URC Sprints race in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win.

There are no time trials for either division.

Adult general admission tickets are $16 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10 and ages 12 and under admitted for free.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 will be given to the York County Racing Club.

The June 3 URC show will be the first of the season at the track after an earlier date fell victim to rain.

Curt Michael and Greg Hodnett scored URC wins at Williams Grove last season.

So far this year, New Jersey’s Davie Franek has established himself as the man to beat with URC, having taken three victories.

One week later at Williams Grove Speedway on June 10 it will be the long awaited return of USAC Silver Crown racing to the historic oval for the revived Horn-Schindler Memorial 100.

The big USAC Silver Crown cars will race in the 100-lap memorial that pays $8,000 to win.

The wingless ARDC Midgets will help round out the big USAC program.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

RAIN RUINS GRANDVIEW’S TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER TRIPLE HEADER SUNDAY NIGHT

THUNDER SERIES PREPS FOR USAC EASTERN STORM

BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. (May 29, 2016) --- With heavy rain falling and expected to continue throughout the evening, NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Officials were forced to cancel Sunday’s Triple Thunder Thriller at Grandview Speedway in the middle of qualifying events.

“It’s unfortunate that we have to battle the weather,” Series co-promoter Bob Miller stated. “It’s so disappointing for the competitors, employees, and fans – but we did our best to try and get the event completed.”

Pit pass wristbands can be used at any of the remainder 2016 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events. Race fans in attendance can use their tickets – at face value -- at either of the next two Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events.

The next Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event takes place on Tuesday, June 7 for the Eastern Storm. The AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship wingless cars battle for 40 laps with $6,000 up for grabs in the 10th Annual Jesse Hockett Classic. Also on the card the 358 Modifieds take part in a 30 lap, $3,000 to win event. Gates open at 5 PM with Racing at 7 PM. Adult General Admission is $30, Children 6-11 are $10 and kids under 6 are FREE!

Advance tickets are available by calling 443-513-4456. Please provide your name, the number of tickets you will need and a phone number. Tickets may be paid for and picked-up at the WILL CALL Window on race night after 3:00 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM a full half-hour before General Admission tickets go on sale.

Celebrating the 27th season of racing action, the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series always includes fun for the fans with activities such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience – where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE “THE PIZZA DUDE”, giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls. Jim Gallagher and GALCO Communications always take part in offering some special fun for the race fans.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with Thunder on the Hill as the Series title sponsor joined by: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Quaker Steak & Lube, and GALCO Business Communications.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC Non-Wing Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, July 14 7:30 PM PPB Night

Super DIRTcar Series 19th Annual Traffic Jam

60 Laps Modifieds & Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

410 Sprints Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 18 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

All Star Circuit of Champions & TSRS Sprints

Saturday, October 15 6 PM

Grandview Speedway

MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party

Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge 40 Laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
28 May 2016
By Michael Batz

TOMECEK’S MISFORTUNE HANDS SMITH SPRINT CAR KRAMER CUP;
KNAUB & RINE SPLIT WINS IN DUAL LATE MODEL MAIN EVENTS;
HOFFMAN RETURNS TO PRO STOCK VICTORY LANE

STELLAR FIELD OF RACE CARS, THRILLING RACING ACTION & FIREWORKS
HIGHLIGHTED BIG HOLIDAY RACING PROGRAM!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway presented the Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford/ United Racing Club Kramer Cup Saturday, May 28, to honor the memory of sprint car racing legend Kramer Williamson of Palmyra, who succumbed to injuries he sustained in a sprint car racing accident at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown in 2013. The tribute race marked the second event of the season at Selinsgrove sanctioned by the United Racing Club 360 sprint cars.

There is an old saying that sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. Saturday night's Newville Family of Companies/United Racing Club 360 Sprint Car Kramer Cup feature played out in a way similar to that saying. It was the misfortune of race-long leader Eric Tomecek, who hit the third turn wall with two to go, that handed the lead to Mark Smith. Smith had just finished a multi-lap side by side battle with TJ Stutts for the runner up spot when Tomecek wrecked.

Smith got a good start over Stutts on lap 28 and left Jason Shultz and Stutts in battle for second on his way to his second Kramer Cup win and his 17th career Selinsgrove Speedway win. Smith has won eight URC events at the track since 2012. Saturday night’s $2,573 victory was Smith’s second of the season at Selinsgrove driving the Mach 1 Chassis No. 1 entry.

Smith, Stutts, Shultz, Josh Weller, and Curt Michael were the top five finishers. URC point leader Davie Franek finished in sixth with Troy Betts seventh. Robbie Stillwaggon, Ed Aikin, and Adam Carberry rounded out the top ten finishers.

Josh Weller, Robbie Stillwagon, TJ Stutts, and Mark Smith won heat races for the 34 360 Sprint Car field with the B-Main being won by Nate Snyder. Selinsgrove Ford sponsored $73 to win all heat races in memory of Williamson. Jordan Thomas was the IBEW Local Electrical Union 1319 Hard Charger by advancing nine positions in the A-main.

Gene Knaub looked like a lock to win the feature that was being made up from April 30th for the Jeff's Auto Body & Recycling Late Models to kick off the night’s racing. Knaub began to have mechanical failure with three laps to go. A two-second lead vanished and Steve Campbell and Coleby Frye were on the leader's tail when the field saw two to go. Knaub withstood the late-race challenges to hang on and win his second career Selinsgrove feature and become the second different winner in the class this season.

Campbell settled for second and held off Frye who finished third. Jeff Rine finished in fourth with Chad Hollenbeck following in fifth. Tony Adams, Jim Yoder, Dave Zona, Matt Cochran, and Austin Berry rounded out the top ten finishers.

Jeff Rine started from the front row of the second Late Model feature of the night looking for his 98th career Selinsgrove Speedway feature win. By lap nine Rine was in lapped traffic while Steve Campbell worked his way to the front. Rine looked to have the field covered when a late race restart gave Campbell a shot at the leader. Campbell was unable to make the move around Rine on the restart and Rine drifted out of Campbell’s reach to the win.

Campbell was able to hold off pole setter Chris Casner for second. The second place finish was Campbell’s third runner-up finish in the three Late Model races this year at the track. Casner had to settle for third. Tony Adams and Bryan Bernheisel finished out the top five finishers. Jim Yoder came across the line in sixth followed by Chad Hollenback, Shawn Jones, Coleby Frye, and Hayes Mattern. Bryan Bernheisel, Chad Hollenbeck, and Shawn Jones won the heat races with Gene Knaub winning the consolation.

AJ Hoffman led the early stages of the A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock main event while Curtis Lawton hounded him for the race lead. Brandon Moser soon joined the duel at the front for the lead. As Lawton and Moser ran side-by-side Hoffman began to pull away. Opening night winner Andrew Shoop soon joined the race for second. On lap 7, just before halfway Shoop slid into second. Shoop closed a little bit on Hoffman, but could not reel in the race leader before the 15-lap feature ended.

Hoffman secured his first win at the track since 2012 saying he didn’t know if he would ever get back to victory lane. Shoop was second just ahead of Moser, Lawton, and Nate Stroup. John Troxell was sixth followed by Jim Payne, Dan Condo, Tommy Slanker, and Bill Conrad. Hoffman and Moser were heat race winners.

Next Saturday night, June 4, at Selinsgrove Speedway the United Racing Club 360 Sprint Cars will return to compete along with the 305 Sprints in an open wheel doubleheader. The rescheduled A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 will also be on the racing card along with two roadrunner features. Gates will open at 5 pm with racing at 7pm.

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 570.374.2266.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 28 May 2016
360 Sprints – 34 Entries
30-Lap Kramer Cup A-Main: 1) Mark Smith 2) 23 TJ Stutts 3) 29 Jason Shultz 4) 63 Josh Weller 5) 5G Curt Michael 6) 28F Davie Franek 7) 22 Troy Betts 8) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 9) 21 Ed Aikin 10) 47 Adam Carberry 11) 67 Steve Collins 12) 66 Ryan Kissinger 13) 39 Nate Snyder 14) 79 Jordan Thomas 15) 23A Chris Arnold 16)10K Rob Dietrick 17) 1W Eric Tomecek 18) 39 Eric Parker 19) C4 Jim Shuster 20) 33 Michael Walter II 21) 77 Derek Locke 22) 5W Phil Walter 23) 49S Mallie Shuster 24) 8C Brian Carber 25) 56 Randy West 26) 706 Mark Sasso
Heat Winners: Josh Weller, Robbie Stillwaggon, TJ Stutts, Mark Smith
B-Main Winner: Nate Snyder
Late Models – 29 Entries
Make-Up 25-Lap A-Main from April 30: 1) 1 Gene Knaub 2) 2 Steve Campbell 3) 0 Coleby Frye 4) 2J Jeff Rine 5) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 6) 88 Tony Adams 7) 27 Jim Yoder 8) 99Z Dave Zona 9) 16 Matt Cochran 10) 86 Austin Berry 11) 10 Dave Stamm 12) 33C Chris Casner 13) 0B Larry Baer 14) 4S Danny Snyder 15) 28 Jason Smith 16) 9 Hayes Mattern 17) 99 Steve Stitt 18) 15 Shaun Miller 19) 77 Dick Houtz 20) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 21) 24J Jon Rohacevich 22) 79 Jason Nace 23) 33 Chris Casner 24) 88T Ernie Millon 25) 000Shawn Jones
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 2 Steve Campbell 3) 33C Chris Casner 4) 88 Tony Adams 5) 119B bryan Bernheisel 6) 27 Jim Yoder 7) 4D Chad Hollenbeck 8) 000 Shaun Jones 9) 0 Coleby Frye 10) 9 Hayes Mattern 11) 16 Matt Cochran 12) 2 Andrew Yoder 13) 86 Austin Berry 14) 10 Dave Stamm 15) 7M Meade Hahn 16) 90 Kyle Rhoads 17) 99 Steve Stitt 18) 28 Jason Smith 19) 99Z Dave Zona 20) 63 Nathan Long 21) 79 Jason Nace 22) 1 Gene Knaub 23) 33 Derrick Casner 24) 24J Jon Rohacevich
Heat Winners: Bryan Bernheisel, Chad Hollenbeck, Shaun Jones
B-Main Winner: Gene Knaub
Pro Stocks – 18 Entries
15-Lap A-Main: 1)6C AJ Hoffman 2) 8S Andrew Shoop 3) 8M Brandon Moser 4) 33 Curtis Lawton 5) 26 Nate Stroup 6) 55T John Troxell 7) 28 Dan Condo 8) 40 Tommy Slanker 9) 14C Bill Conrad 10) 19 Brandon Auman 11) 83 Matt Wilson 12) 28J Jeff Ceballo 13) 99H Peanut Heintzelman 14) 88Matt Hornberger 15) 4 Jim Payne 16) 8K Jeremy Kline
Heat Winners: AJ Hoffman, Brandon Moser

 

Central PA 358 Point Series

Saturday night the Central PA 358 Point Series was back in Action at Lincoln Speedway and the series saw a new face in victory lane for the 2nd race in a row. CJ Tracey of York Pa would lead all 20 laps of the feature and old off Mike Bittinger, Chandler Leiby, Jeff Rohrbaugh and Jeff Halligan. With his win Tracey has become the 223 different driver to score a victory in the 358 division.

The Central PA 358 Point Series point leader Adrian Shaffer would come home in 6th place in the 20 lap feature but would walk away still holding the series point lead over Jeff Rohrbaugh. Rohrbaugh just continues to chip away at the series points lead and is now just 7 points back of Shaffer. Matt Campbell is still in 3rd spot just 17 points back. Jeff Halligan is 4th 27 points behind Shaffer and the defending series champion Doug Hammaker who was at Trail Way Speedway Friday night but lost that race to mother nature was not in competition at Lincoln Speedway is sitting in 5th 37 points back.

Next week the only 358 race in Central PA will be at Lincoln Speedway as they will host round 5 of the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series race.

The top 10 in the Central PA 358 Point Series point standings looks like this..... 1. Adrian Shaffer - 187 pts. (1 win) 2. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 180 Pts (2 win) 3. Matt Campbell - 170 Pts. (1 win) 4. Jeff Halligan - 160 Pts. 5. Doug Hammaker - 150 Pts. (2 win) 6. Chandler Leiby - 130 Pts. 7. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win) 8.Tyler Esh - 85 Pts. 9.CJ Tracy - 80 Pts. (1 win) 10. Matt Findley - 76 Pts.

The Top 10 in the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series standings look like this....

1. Kevin Nouse - 13 Pts. 2. Adrian Shaffer - 20 Pts.(1 win) 3. Doug Hammaker - 23 Pts. (2 win) 4. David Holbrook - 41 Pts. 5. Jordan Givler - 50 Pts. 6. Glenndon Forsythe - 51 Pts. 7. Nyle Berkes - 61 Pts. 8. Tyler Esh - 61 Pts. 9. Chris Arnold - 63 Pts. 10.Jeff Halligan - 67 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather and Kate Kelly Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

June 4th (Lincoln) King of the 358 race June 8th (Lincoln) June 10th (TW) June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race June 18th (Lincoln) June 24th Speedweek (WG) (TW)

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

TONY JACKSON SCORES BIG WIN IN BUD BRICKER NATIONALS

Alex Bright Takes ARDC Win while Jason Townsend Earns Street Stock Win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 5/28/16

In what was billed as by far the best race of the season, Newville’s Tony Jackson scored his first career Susquehanna Speedway win in Saturday night’s Bud Bricker Nationals.

Jackson took the win in the 30-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature after taking the lead on lap 19 and then holding on following a last lap restart.

New one lap track record holder and dash winner Scott Dellinger started on the pole and led the first three laps before giving way to fellow front row starter Scott Geesey.

Geesey held the point until lap 18 when third-starting Jackson drove his Clair Finkenbinder owned, McCoy Brothers General Contractors, Alvin Beam Painting, Liberator Performance #17J into the lead with 19 laps complete.

Jackson was headed to victory when a final lap caution for a stopped Timmie Barrick set up a one lap shootout. He then had to fend off eighth starting Kevin Nouse before earning the $2,000 payday. Jackson became the fifth different winner in six events this season.

Dellinger settled for the third spot ahead of Geesey and Chad Criswell with Mike Enders, Kenny Edkin, Rich Eichelberger, Doug Dodson and Paul Miller completing the top 10 finishers.

Dellinger set a new one lap track record in time trials with a lap of 17.086 seconds. He also won the Dash.

Heats for the 30 Super Sportsman were won by Dellinger, Geesey and Russ Mitten, who was running third on the final lap of the feature before suffering a flat tire. The consolation went to Gregg Foster.

Alex Bright earned the Hard Charger Award, coming from his ninth starting spot to win the 20-lap ARDC Midget feature. It was Bright’s first win of the year at Susquehanna.

Bright inherited the lead on lap nine after race leader Ryan Greth blew up while leading the event.

Bright took the win over Jim Radney, Brent Arndt, 11th starting Danny Stratton and Justin Grosz.

Trevor Kobylarz and Greth were heat winners for the 17 ARDC Midgets.

Jason Townsend came from his sixth starting spot to take the lead on lap four of the 20-lap Street Stock feature and never looked back in becoming the first repeat winner in the division this season.

Townsend held on through four cautions to score the win over Jim Palm, Hard Charger Randy Zech man (up from 12th), Bob Scott, Jr. and Chris Derr.

Thirty-seven street stocks signed in for action with heat race wins going to Sean Todd, Chad Stine, Jimmy Combs and Chris Heller. The consolation was won by Eric Tripp.

The night’s events were run in honor of Bud Bricker, the man who built Susquehanna Speedway back in 1954.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action on June 4th on Tyson Fence Night as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman joined by the Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors and PENMAR Cars. It will also be the Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown (ARCH) Night at the speedway. .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN BUD BRICKER NATIONALS (30 LAPS):1. 17J-Tony Jackson, 2. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 3. 30-Scott Dellinger, 4. 41-Scott Geesey, 5. 55C-Chad Criswell, 6. 3B-Mike Enders, 7. 75-Kenny Edkin, 8. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 9. 54-Doug Dodson, 10. 58-Paul Miller, 11. 20W-Davey Walsh, 12. 17-Steve Wilbur, 13. 222-Jay Fannasy, 14. 99-Chad Smith, 15. 19=Devin Beidel, 16. 32-Gregg Foster, 17. 77-Russ Mitten, 18. 44-Russ Lebo, 19. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 20. 318-Teddy Thomas, 21. 32J-Justin Foster, 22. 10-Troy Rhome, 23. 00-Rick Barr, 24. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, Jr. Did Not Qualify: 77W-Tom Wyckoff, 14-Nate Young, 91-Lanny Hake, 20-Dave Lightner, 11S-John Stoll, Jr., 15-Brian Boughter

ARDC MIDGETS (20 LAPS): 1. 77-Alex Bright, 2. 95-Jim Radney, 3. 46-Brent Arndt, 4. 33-Danny Stratton, 5. 99G-Justin Grosz, 6. 44-Brett Wanner, 7. 86-Mark Lowery, 8. 4X-Kameron Morral, 9. 14B-Rohan Beasley, 10. 37-Tyler Rivard, 11. 20-Tyler Brehm, 12. 4-Ryan Greth, 13. 7-Shawn Jackson, 14. 92-Brendon Bright, 15. 29-Ryan Wilson, 16. 14-Trevor Kobylarz, 17. 57-Jason Rice

STREET STOCKS (20 LAPS): 1. 72-Jason Townsend, 2. 7P-Jim Palm, 3. 2-Randy Zechman, 4. 47-Bob Scott, Jr., 5. 18-Chris Derr, 6. FOUR-Eddie Richards, 7. 19-Chad Stine, 8. 94-Mike Buckley, 9. 01-Kyle Saylor, 10. 11-Craig Morgan, 11. 16-Walt Lemmon, 12. 00-Josh Bloom, 13. X99-Chris Heller, 14. 59-Ryan Smith, 15. 12-Scott Thunberg, 16. 20-Jesse Hitz, 17. 54J-Jimmy Combs, 18. 21H-Travis Horan, 19. 17-Cory Phillips, 20. 101-Dave Goode, 21. 63-Doug Barber, 22. 71-Sean Todd, 23. 41W-Doug Hoffman, 24. 43-Eric Tripp. Did Not Qualify: F5-Dalton Frye, 37-Mark Hutchison, 84-LeRoy Long, 44-Charles Ruppert, X-Butch Helsel, M1-Mike Potts, 81-Jasen Geesaman, 81X-Matt Chronister, 55-Matt Adams, 25H-Joe Hower, 99K-Dave Bowermaster, 7JR-Johnny Palm, 64-Brandon Wanner.

 

Saturday night the Central PA 358 Point Series was back in Action at Lincoln Speedway and the series saw a new face in victory lane for the 2nd race in a row. CJ Tracey of York Pa would lead all 20 laps of the feature and old off Mike Bittinger, Chandler Leiby, Jeff Rohrbaugh and Jeff Halligan.
With his win Tracey has become the 223 different driver to score a victory in the 358 division.

The Central PA 358 Point Series point leader Adrian Shaffer would come home in 6th place in the 20 lap feature but would walk away still holding the series point lead over Jeff Rohrbaugh. Rohrbaugh just continues to chip away at the series points lead and is now just 7 points back of Shaffer. Matt Campbell is still in 3rd spot just 17 points back. Jeff Halligan is 4th 27 points behind Shaffer and the defending series champion Doug Hammaker who was at Trail Way Speedway Friday night but lost that race to mother nature was not in competition at Lincoln Speedway is sitting in 5th 37 points back.

Next week the only 358 race in Central PA will be at Lincoln Speedway as they will host round 5 of the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series race.

The top 10 in the Central PA 358 Point Series point standings looks like this.....
1. Adrian Shaffer - 187 pts. (1 win)
2. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 180 Pts (2 win)
3. Matt Campbell - 170 Pts. (1 win)
4. Jeff Halligan - 160 Pts.
5. Doug Hammaker - 150 Pts. (2 win)
6. Chandler Leiby - 130 Pts.
7. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win)
8.Tyler Esh - 85 Pts.
9.CJ Tracy - 80 Pts. (1 win)
10. Matt Findley - 76 Pts.

The Top 10 in the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series standings look like this....

1. Kevin Nouse - 13 Pts.
2. Adrian Shaffer - 20 Pts.(1 win)
3. Doug Hammaker - 23 Pts. (2 win)
4. David Holbrook - 41 Pts.
5. Jordan Givler - 50 Pts.
6. Glenndon Forsythe - 51 Pts.
7. Nyle Berkes - 61 Pts.
8. Tyler Esh - 61 Pts.
9. Chris Arnold - 63 Pts.
10.Jeff Halligan - 67 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series are
Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Bell's Trucking
Total Identity Solutions
WRT SpeedWerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Central PA Racing Scene.com
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing
Heather and Kate Kelly
Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

June 4th (Lincoln) King of the 358 race
June 8th (Lincoln)
June 10th (TW)
June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race
June 18th (Lincoln)
June 24th Speedweek (WG) (TW)

 

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ANNUAL HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, June 4, 2016 (7:30 PM) - APPLE CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM OF HANOVER NIGHT / York County Racing Club Night - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, & 358 Late Models

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (Time trials @ 7 PM) - USAC Sprints (30 laps plus 25-lap make-up feature from 2014) and 358 Sprints

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (Time trials @ 7:30 PM) - LEFFLER ENERGY NIGHT/“DIRT CLASSIC” SHOWCASE for 410 Sprints (qualifier for 9/24; $7,000 to win)

MONTIETH COMES FROM 12TH TO WIN THRILLING NON-STOP LINCOLN HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL;

C.J. Tracy scores first career win in “358” sprints; Montgomery claims Central PA Legends feature

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 5/28/2016 – “Hero or zero, Baby!”

So exclaimed Brian Montieth in summarizing his twelfth-to-first run in a thrilling $5,000-to-win Hilly Rife Memorial non-stop 30 lap feature event at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

It was a run that saw Montieth advance from fifth to first over the final five laps.

He passed both Billy Dietrich and Jim Siegel on lap 27 to move into third, caught Cory Haas for second on lap 29, and drove around Glenndon Forsythe on the final turn to claim his 52nd career Lincoln win.

In the end, the race took just 8 minutes, 18.723 seconds, and the top three crossed the finish line just .777 seconds apart.

“Absolutely not. I had no idea,” reacted Montieth when asked if he knew where he was in the running order over the final laps, “I was trying to look at the board and make sure no one went to the top on me. I thought Glenndon was definitely going to the top on turns one and two of the last lap. I was better than him in one and two, but everyone was just holding their own in three and four.

“It just came alive toward the end,” continued Montieth, “At the beginning of the race, we struggled, and I thought we were just going to run around the rubber. That’s not me. Luckily, the top came in and I finally felt comfortable in the car. Here we stand.”

A disappointed Forsythe, who took the lead from Chad Trout on lap 19, crossed second, with Haas third.

Completing the top five were Billy Dietrich and Siegel. Sixth through tenth were Robbie Kendall, Alan Krimes, polesitter Chad Trout (who grabbed the lead on a second attempt to start the race and led the first 18 laps), Austin Hogue, and front row starter Frankie Herr.

Heats for the 28 410 sprinters were won by Montieth, Herr, and Haas, with Brandon Rahmer winning the consolation.

York’s C.J. Tracy claimed his first career win in the 20-lap 358 sprint car feature. Tracy started on the pole and was the class of the field. A last-lap spin by fifth-place Ryan Higgins set up the final lap restart, but it was to no avail, with Tracy crossing .75 seconds ahead of fellow front-row starter Mike Bittinger.

Chandler Leiby, Jeff Rohrbaugh, and Jeff Halligan completed the top five.

Heats for the 30 358 sprinters were won by Tyler Esh, Halligan, and Matt Campbell, with Chris Frank winning the consolation.

A wild, caution-filled 20-lap Central PA Legends feature saw York’s Lucas Montgomery score his fifth Lincoln career win. Despite several lead changes within laps, there were five official lead changes during the race. Between laps 13 and 16, there was a different leader each lap.

Bill Diehl led the first 12 laps, before things got interesting, with Harlon Leppo leading lap 13, Mason Chaney leading lap 14, Diehl back in front on lap 15, and Montgomery taking the lead for good on lap 16.

Second through fifth were Leppo, Diehl, Travis Perry, and Justice Forbes.

Heats for the 27 Central PA Legends were won by Chaney, Leppo, and Chad Earnst.

Next Saturday night, June 4th, at 7:30 PM, it will be APPLE CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM OF HANOVER NIGHT and York County Racing Club Night featuring the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and 358 Late Models. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, May 28, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ANNUAL HILLY RIFE MEMORIAL

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 21-Brian Montieth ($5,000); 2. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 7. 87-Alan Krimes; 8. 1X-Chad Trout; 9. 52-Austin Hogue; 10. 75-Frankie Herr; 11. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 12. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 13. 35-Steve Owings; 14. 12-Mike Bittinger; 15. 2D-Chase Dietz; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 17. 99M-Kyle Moody; 18. 15-Adam Wilt; 19. 21T-Scott Fisher; 20. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 21. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 22. 91-David Quackenbush; 23. 69-Shane Hoff; 24. 5-Tyler Ross. Time – 8:18.723

Lap Leaders – Chad Trout (1-18), Glenndon Forsythe (19-29), Brian Montieth (30)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 99M-Kyle Moody; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 91-David Quackenbush; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 21K-Kyle Pruitt; 10. 35-Steve Owings. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 75-Frankie Herr; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 2D-Chase Dietz; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 9. 83-Cody Fairchok. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 1-Chad Trout; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 59-Jim Siegel; 5. 69-Shane Hoff; 6. 5-Tyler Ross; 7. 35-Steve Owings; 8. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 9. 10-Zach Eucalano. Time – 2:35.173

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 10-Joe Kata, III; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 7. 83-Cody Fairchok; 8. 10-Zach Eucalano; 9. 15M-Bobby Mazingo. No Time

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 21T-CJ Tracy ($1,000); 2. 12-Mike Bittinger; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 41-Jeff Halligan; 6. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 7. 16-Matt Campbell; 8. 35-Tyler Esh; 9. 12-Brent Shearer; 10. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 11. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 12. 5A-Brian Allman; 13. 90-Jordon Givler; 14. 91-Brie Hershey; 15. 7-Trey Hivner; 16. 00-Chris Frank; 17. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 18. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 19. 13-Ryan Higgins; 20. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 21. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 22. 15S-Shai Morris; 23. 28-Matt Findley; 24. 11D-Kody Hartlaub. No Time

Lap Leaders – CJ Tracy (1-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 21T-CJ Tracy; 5. 5A-Brian Allman; 6. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 9. 56M-DJ Montgomery. Time – 2:25.56

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 41-Jeff Halligan; 2. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 3. 13-Ryan Higgins; 4. 12-Brent Shearer; 5. 90-Jordon Givler; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 91-Brie Hershey; 8. 7-Trey Hivner; 9. 15S-Shai Morris; 10. 22-Nathan Prezenica. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 12-Mike Bittinger; 3. 23-Todd Rittenhouse, Jr.; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 9. 13S-Jon Stewart; 10. 14C-Dave Carlberg. Time – 2:32.15

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 00-Chris Frank; 2. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 3. 91-Brie Hershey; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 15-Shai Morris; 7. 56-DJ Montgomery; 8. 14C-Dave Carlberg; 9. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 10. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 11. 13S-Jon Stewart; 12. 22-Nathan Prozenica. No Time

Central PA Legends:

Legends Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 2. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 19-Travis Perry; 5. X-Justice Forbes; 6. 94-Greg Burd; 7. 93-Travis McClelland; 8. 85-Chad Earnst; 9. 18-Chris Transeau; 10. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 11. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 12. 83-Jason Gastley; 13. 79-Ed Trump; 14. 91-Justin Mitchell; 15. 119K-John Kooti; 16. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 17. 13-Joe Radle; 18. 48-Gary Barton; 19. 18H-Jeff Herbst; 20. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 21. 23-Rick Hartwig; 22. 3M-Chris McKinney; 23. 4-Eli Dodge; 24. 0-Bob Stough; 25. 8-Austin Bellemue. No Time

Lap Leaders – Bill Diehl (1-12), Harlon Leppo (13), Mason Chaney (14), Bill Diehl (15), Lucas Montgomery (16-20)

Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 2. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 3. 8-Auston Bellemue; 4. X-Justice Forbes; 5. 93-Travis McClelland; 6. 3-Chris McKinney; 7. 48-Gary Barton. No Time

Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15H-Harlon Leppo; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 79-Ed Trump; 6. 13-Joe Radle; 7. 18H-Jeff Herbst (DNF); 8. 19-Travis Perry (DNF); 9. 71-Ron Dick (DNF). No Time

Legends Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 85-Chad Earnst; 2. 91-Justin Mitchell; 3. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 4. 83-Jason Gastley; 5. 94-Greg Burd; 6. 119-John Kooti; 7. 7-Nate Renfro; 8. 521-Scott Deaner. No Time

 

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Port Royal Speedway

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

Hodnett Class Of Saturday Weikert Memorial Sprint Field, Round Two Is Sunday

Dylan Yoder claims companion super late model main

5/28/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett drove from the sixth starting spot to overtake Lucas Wolfe and win round one of the three-day Bob Weikert Memorial for sprint cars on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, taking a $5,000 victory in the Fallen Heroes Championship.

It was Hodnett’s third victory of the season at the track.

In the Fallen Heroe’s Championship for super late models, Dylan Yoder of Selinsgrove wired the field for a $2,000 victory, claiming the event a year after his father Jim won the race.

Only one caution flag slowed the 30-lap sprint car feature and that didn’t occur until lap 25.

However during the pace laps before the initial green, the red flag unfurled for Anthony Fiore who flipped in the first corner.

Wolfe rocketed into the lead from the pole when green flag action began, followed on the first lap by fourth starter Brock Zearfoss along with Danny Dietrich.

Hodnett began his advances early in the race, getting by Doug Esh for fourth on the third lap and then battling by Dietrich for third a lap later.

However Esh and Dietrich fought hard for the spots and both had again gotten back around Hodnett on lap five.

That only seemed to motivate Hodnett however as he would regroup to again march forward as the race continued with Wolfe having entered the backmarkers on the sixth tour.

Dietrich slipped backward on the eighth tour, giving way to invader David Gravel aboard the Clemens No. 5.

Meanwhile Hodnett was again up to fourth and he again got by Esh, this time for third on the 11th circuit.

Wolfe had built up a large lead at the front but Hodnett consistently cut into the advantages of the front duo to fly by Zearfoss for second with 16 laps to go.

Hodnett did his best work early in the night low off of the second turn but it was dives through the third turn that would net him second and the lead as he drove in and then across the track with 12 to go to get by Wolfe and take command.

Gravel started fifth in the event and steadily advanced to be running third as Hodnett took the lead.

He then got by Wolfe on the 19th tour and began a pursuit of the new leader.

Eighth starter Lance Dewease was the next driver to flex his muscle, beginning a march into contention around the halfway point to be sitting fifth with 10 laps to go.

Three laps later, just before the lone caution of the race, Dewease chugged into third behind Gravel.

The restart with five laps to go took place with a lapped car separating Hodnett and Gravel and another between Gravel and Dewease.

This prevented either challenger from getting a clear shot at Hodnett and that allowed Hodnett to get away and cruise unchallenged to the checkers.

Hodnett took the win by 1.023 seconds over Gravel with Dewease third followed by Wolfe and Esh.

Sixth through 10th went to Zearfoss, Dietrich, Ryan Smith, Aaron Ott and Pat Cannon.

Ott earned the $200 Hard Charger award for his drive from 23rd to ninth and also earned a guaranteed starting spot in Sunday nights second round of the three-race Weikert series.

Heats for the 34-car field went to Esh, Mike Wagner, Hodnett and Dietrich with the consolation race going to Joey Hershey.

Dylan Yoder used his pole position to take charge of the super late model main at the start however before a lap could be recorded Trent Brenneman spun at the front of the field, collecting several cars.

Yoder again took off when action resumed and entered the backmarkers on the fifth loop.

Another yellow flag bunched the field on the ninth circuit showing Yoder the leader over Mike Lupfer and Gary Stuhler.

Yoder wasn’t challenged on the restart nor was he challenged on a final restart with seven laps to go.

Lupfer ended up finishing second, 1.452 seconds behind at the end, followed by Stuhler, Scott Flickinger and Patrick Bryner.

Sixth through 10th went to Troy Swindell, Billy Wampler, Jeff Miller, Tim Wilson and Jason Schmidt.

Heats for the 27-car field went to Lupfer, Yoder and Andy Haus with the consolation going to Chad Myers.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

5/28/16

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. David Gravel, 3. Lance Dewease, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Doug Esh, 6. Brock Zearfoss, 7. Danny Dietrich, 8. Ryan Smith, 9. Aaron Ott, 10. Pat Cannon, 11. Mike Wagner, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Dylan Cisney, 14. Ryan Taylor, 15. Steve Buckwalter, 16. Brent Marks, 17. Curt Stroup, 18. AJ Flick, 19. Davey Sammons, 20. Blane Heimbach, 21. Wayne Dadetto, 22. Tim Shaffer, 23. Joey Hershey, 24. Tyler Bear

DNQ: Mike Erdley, Mike Wagner II., Cale Grubb, Kody Lehman, Trenton Scheaffer, Carl Bowser, Troy Fraker, James Pryde, Daryl Stimeling, Anthony Fiore

Late models, 25 laps: 1. Dylan Yoder, 2. Mike Lupfer, 3. Gary Stuhler, 4. Scott Flickinger, 5. Patrick Bryner, 6. Troy Swindell, 7. Billy Wampler, 8. Jeff Miller, 9. Tim Wilson, 10. Jason Schmidt, 11. Dave Brouse Jr., 12. Matt Murphy, 13. Jason Davis, 14. Vern Zerby, 15. Randy Burkholder, 16. Cody Robbins, 17. Tim Smith Jr., 18. Chad Myers, 19. Kody Lyter, 20. Chad Julius, 21. Trent Brenneman, 22. Matt Parks, 23. Andy Haus, 24. Jeff Johnson

DNQ: Tim Gray, Brian Tavenner, Tim Krape


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Port Royal Speedway

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


www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER SERIES TO OPEN AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY, MAY 29

$5,000 TO WIN FOR THE MODIFIEDS, PLUS SPORTSMAN & TSRS SPRINTS MAKE UP TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER EVENT

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will open in a big way Sunday night, May 29 at the Grandview Speedway in a huge show presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

The Big Block Modifieds will challenge the weekly 358 Modifieds in a 40 lap main event that will pay $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for tenth and a hefty $500 payoff just to start the main event. This Triple Thunder Thriller show will also find the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprints rounding out the program of heat race qualifying all leading up to the Triple Thunder Thriller “big 3” feature events. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Billy Pauch Jr, Ryan Watt, Rick Laubach, Jimmy Horton, Kevin and Brian Hirthler are just a few drivers eyeing the $5,000 payoff. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

This event will mark the 27th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series at Grandview and the 119th Thunder event since the series started in 1990.

Jeff Strunk enters the Thunder Series event as the winningest driver with twelve wins under the Thunder on the Hill banner followed by Duane Howard an eight time winner and Craig VonDohren a five time winner.

Advance tickets for the Sunday, May 29 event will be on sale Saturday night, May 28 at the Grandview Speedway until 8:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstand at 4:30 PM on Sunday night, one-half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.

Gates will open at 5 PM with heat race qualifying getting underway at 7:30 PM.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls will all be part of the coming season, plus a few added surprises presented by GALCO Business Communications and Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings & Quaker Steak & Lube

Sunday, May 29 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

Triple Thunder Thriller

Big Block/358 Modified Challenge* 40 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC Non-Wing Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

Wolfe Wins Williams Grove Diamond Series 4K, Reeser Scores 305 Sprints

5/27/16

Mechanicsburg – Mechanicsburg’s Lucas Wolfe wired the field from the pole to take the $4,000 victory in Friday night’s Diamond Series event for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway.

The victory was the 14th of Wolfe’s career at the historic speedway, coming by 1.183 seconds over Brian Montieth.

In the 305-sprint main, Orwigsburg’s Tyler Reeser drove to victory, holding off Colby Dice for the win.

Wolfe was flanked by Ryan Smith on the front row for the start of the 25-lap sprint car main but third starter Brian Montieth motored into second on the start and would give chase of the leader the entire distance.

Wolfe entered the backmarkers on the sixth tour with Montieth in pursuit but it took until lap 11 for Montieth to even get close enough to even begin to think about making a move for control.

The leader worked traffic with relative ease aboard the Zemco No. 1 sprinter and was able to hold Montieth at a safe distance for the majority of the event.

The only caution flag of the event unfurled with five laps to go, wiping out a 1.082 second advantage that Wolfe had over the field at the time.

And the restart would prove to be Montieth’s only opportunity to grab the win as the Phoenixville flyer drove to Wolfe’s inside deep in the first corner with a bid only to fall short as the pair exited the second turn.

From there Wolfe cruised to the checkers, his first of the season at Williams Grove.

Smith ran third the entire distance to finish with the spot followed by fifth starter Greg Hodnett and Stevie Smith.

Sixth through 10th went to Pat Cannon, Doug Esh, Danny Dietrich, Austin Hogue and Brock Zearfoss.

Heats went to Esh, Dietrich and Cannon. Stevie Smith set quick time in qualifications with a lap of 16.363 seconds.

Donnie Hendershot led the first lap of the 305 sprint main before Tyler Reeser took over after a close race back to the line.

Reeser had just seen Colby Dice drive into second when the red flag appeared on the fourth lap for a second turn flip by Zach Newlin.

Dice challenged Reeser briefly when action resumed but Reeser was up to the challenge, opening up a near straightaway advantage at points to pick up the win.

Dice rode home second followed by Jaremi Hanson, Ken Duke and John Martin.

Sixth through 10th went to Stephanie Dodson, Kyle Ganoe, John Barnett, Cale Reigle and Scott Lutz.

John Barnett was the Wee Bee Audio and Video Hard Charger in the event, finishing eighth after starting 22nd in the feature.

Heats went to Reeser, Hendershot and Hanson.

The entire racing program was delayed in starting over an hour thanks to poorly timed light showers that persisted during the early evening.

May 27, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Lucas Wolfe, 2. Brian Montieth, 3. Ryan Smith, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Stevie Smith, 6. Pat Cannon, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Danny Dietrich, 9. Austin Hogue, 10. Brock Zearfoss, 11. TJ Stutts, 12. Cory Haas, 13. Rodney Westhafer, 14. Matt Campbell, 15. Daryl Stimeling, 16. Chad Trout, 17. Frankie Herr, 18. Troy Fraker, 19. Steve Buckwalter, 20. Todd Allen, 21. Alan Krimes, 22. Jim Shuster, 23. Freddie Rahmer

DNS: Aaron Ott

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Tyler Reeser, 2. Colby Dice, 3. Jaremi Hanson, 4. Ken Duke, 5. John Martin, 6. Stephanie Dodson, 7. Kyle Ganoe, 8. John Barnett, 9. Cale Reigle, 10. Scott Lutz, 11. Drew Ritchie, 12. Scott Ellerman, 13. Dave Grube, 14. Geoff Gill, 15. Dave Brown, 16. Ian Detweiller, 17. Mike Alleman, 18. Kirsten Hess, 19. John Haegele, 20. Donnie Hendershot, 21. Erin Statler, 22. John Fiore, 23. John Bordlemay, 24. Zach Newlin,

DNS: Alex Schanz

 

 

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Port Royal Speedway

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Three-Day Port Royal Weikert Memorial Weekend Attracting The Stars

Haudenschild, Holtgraver, Shaffer, Starks & Dewease hope to compete

Weikert No. 29 Show Cars To Be Displayed

5/25/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The big three-day Bob Weikert Memorial sprint car spectacular is set for this weekend, May 28, 29 and 30 at Port Royal Speedway.

And the prestigious, rich event is attracting various sprint car stars from outside the area to compete while also seducing one noted local new powerhouse team to toss its hat into the ring.

Just days after winning their first Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions features of the season on the road in Ohio, All Stars regulars Sheldon Haudenschild of Wooster, Oh., and Danny Holtgraver of Pittsburgh have confirmed their intent to compete in the Sunday and Monday legs of the Port Royal Weikert show.

Both pilots, who have experienced notable success at Port Royal although falling just short of a trip to the winner’s circle, have tentative plans in place to tow eastward to Port Royal for the second half of the weekend following their performances in All Stars circuit action on both Friday and Saturday.

Also announcing his plans to compete in all three events is four-time All Stars titlist Tim Shaffer of Aliquippa aboard the Tom Buch entry.

And Trey Starks of Puyallup, Washington, will also be on hand to race in the Sunday and Monday events.

Also confirming intent to compete at the oval on Saturday and Sunday is long time track favorite Lance Dewease.

And while Dewease’s attendance by itself may not be groundbreaking, the mount he will compete in is sure to rattle the earth as he pulls the Kreitz-owned No. 69K onto the Port Royal clay for the first time in his illustrious career.

The familiar blue Kreitz colors have not visited the track since Don Kreitz Jr. himself romped to victory in a thrilling Tuscarora 50 performance back in 2013 and the car has always been a force anytime it enters the Port Royal pit area.

And this time around should be no different as the team continues to be wrenched by renown mechanic Dave Brown Sr. and it is coming off a Dewease trouncing of the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway on May 20.

In fact, the car has won the last three times it has been in action.

Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg will be on hand for all three races, campaigning a replica No. 29 sprint car in honor of the late, great car owner Bob Weikert of Fairfield.

In addition, two No. 29 show cars will be on display during the weekend.

On hand for all three dates will be a 1971 Trevis Craft entry as piloted by Kenny Weld and on Monday only the oval will host a 1985 restored No. 29 as driven by the great Doug Wolfgang.

Gates for the Saturday and Sunday shows open at 4 pm with 7 pm racing slated while Monday’s finale gets underway at 5:30 pm with gates opening at 2:30 pm.

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Plans are in place for pay-per-view live streaming of the upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal Speedway.

There of course will be no substitute for attending in person but the three-day Port Royal sprinting special in honor of Weikert will be hosted on www.dirtstation.com for those who just can’t attend.

The shows will be interspersed with vintage film and video clips of Port Royal action from days and years gone by as well as of event honoree, the late Bob Weikert as well as his famous No. 29 sprint cars.

Live streaming rates for the Saturday kickoff will be $20 as well as for the second round on Sunday while Monday’s show will be available for $15.

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The three-day Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

The URC Sprints will also be part of the Sunday program, competing in a 25-lap feature paying $3,000 to win and $250 to start thanks to Greencastle Livestock Market.

Special bonuses of $200 each will be paid to the three highest finishing 358 sprint cars that race in the URC main event thanks to Racers Used Parts Warehouse.

A day later the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an early evening program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying $5,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

All three events have a posted $200 Hard Charger Award sponsored by Lone Dakota Acres of Stephenville, Tx., and The Beer Hill Gang up for grabs with the Saturday and Sunday Hard Charger earning a guaranteed starting spot in the following days main event.

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FREE GIVEAWAYS will be the name of the game for the May 28 and 29 show dates of the Weikert Weekend with over 1,000 Weikert items alone to be given out between the two nights including mugs, hats, can coolers and more plus as Sunday is also Pepsi Night, another 200 Pepsi shirts and hats will be given out on Sunday.

All giveaways will take place at the main admission gate under the grandstand.

Along with the Pepsi shirts and hats on Sunday, numerous 12-packs of soda will be given away along with tickets to local amusement parks and more.

At both the Saturday and Sunday shows, five girls and five boys bicycles will be given away to kids ages 12 and under and one adult fan will go home with a large flat screen TV at each of the three shows.

Fireworks are part of the Saturday racing program

Adult general admission for Saturday is set at $20 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at $7 while Sunday is $25 with students priced at $10 while Monday’s adult admission is $15 with students set at $7.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Port Royal Speedway

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www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

Driver Forecast: Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy

(PETERSEN MEDIA)- In today’s world we often find ourselves trying to predict anything and everything. As a sports fan we often try to predict who our team is going to draft, as a racer or race fan we often find ourselves trying to determine what the weather is going to do on a weekly basis. Race fans are also always trying to figure out what drivers are going to be at their local track on any given night, which in this sport is sometimes rather difficult.

The team at the Dirt Classic has teamed up with resident experts from the areas of our upcoming races to try as best as we can to predict what drivers will be at each given event and place them on our event Big Board.

Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy is fast approaching, and with the event taking place at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA, we teamed up with Lincoln Speedway feature writer, Anthony Corini to get his thoughts on the event and his ideas of who he would expect to check in on June 11th.

The Favorites: With the season off and running at Lincoln Speedway a driver always capable of taking home the checkered flag on any given night is ‘The Edge’ Brian Montieth. Montieth was the Dirt Classic Champion in 2015 and will be a huge threat to grab the second Golden Ticket into the event during Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy. “Montieth is one driver that always comes to mind when talking about Lincoln Speedway,” Corini noted. “He is the five time and defending track champion, and knows his way around the speedway.”

The two-time and defending winner of this Dirt Classic qualifier is none other than Danny Dietrich, and there is no way he wants someone to come in and break this streak as he looks for an early entry into the $20,000-To-Win, $1,000-to-start Dirt Classic once again. One of the most outspoken, and talented drivers in Central PA, Dietrich will be in the mix no matter where he starts. “Danny Dietrich has become a household name at the Lincoln Speedway, and will be a favorite to win the Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energry,” Corini added. “He has countless wins at Lincoln Speedway and seems to show out when the stakes are raised.”

Another driver we think will have a say in the Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy is Stevie Smith. Having tremendous success over the course of his storied career, Smith has been a dominant force in since joining forces with Fred Rahmer and his RBM Motorsports team. Picking up a World of Outlaws win and the Inaugural Dirt Classic win both at Lincoln Speedway, we urge you to keep track of Stevie Smith.

Our last favorite would be none other than Greg Hodnett. Though not a Lincoln Speedway regular, Hodnett seems to have success with the Heffner Racing team each time he checks into the speedway, as he is the only repeat winner at the track in 2016. With a laundry list of accolades already on his resume, Hodnett will be in the hunt for the Golden Ticket on June 11th. “Hodnett currently leads the area in wins, and is racing really well right now,” Corini noted. “He just picked up another win at Lincoln recently and always seems to be good when he rolls through the pit gate.”

The Dark Horses: Hoping to not slight these two drivers, but Ryan Smith and Alan Krimes just may fly under the radar as this event gets closer. Both drivers are smooth, and have been getting stronger year after year. . “Both Ryan Smith and Alan Krimes are more than capable of pulling off a big win like this,” Corini added. “Though they do not quite have the star power of some of our odds on favorites, they have continued to show speed and the ability to compete up front.”

Most Likely To Take The Challenge: Aside from granting the race winner a Golden Ticket into the $20,000-To-Win $1,000-To-Start Dirt Classic in September, the Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy also features as ‘Pay to Pass Challenge’ where one driver will have the opportunity to go to the back of the pack and earn some serious cash for each car they pass. Heading into the June 11th event, Corini thinks Double-D, Danny Dietirch is the driver most likely to accept the task.

“Heading into this race, there are a few drivers that I think are capable of taking the challenge and having success with it, but with his flare for the dramatic Danny Dietrich would be my pick,” Corini explained. “Other candidates I could see taking it would be Brian Montieth because he is a threat to win from where against any group of cars, and Alan Krimes because he seems to get better as the race goes on and as the track slicks off.”

Driver Forecast:

1 – Lucas Wolfe

1x – Chad Trout

2w - Glenndon Forsythe

2D – Chase Dietz

5 – Tyler Ross

8 – Billy Dietrich

11c – Cory Haas

12 – Mike Bittinger

15 – Adam Wilt

16 – Gerard McIntyre

21 – Brian Montieth

21T – Scott Fisher

25 – Aaron Ott

27 – Greg Hodnett

35 – Steve Owings

37 – JJ Grasso

39 – Tim Glatfelter

48 – Danny Dietrich

51 – Freddie Rahmer

51s – Stevie Smith

52 – Austin Hogue

55k – Robbie Kendall

59 – Jim Siegel

69 – Shane Hoff

75 – Nicole Bower

87 – Alan Krimes

88 – Brandon Rahmer

91 – David Quackenbush

94 – Ryan Smith

98 – Joe Trenca

99m – Kyle Moody

As the event gets closer please continue to check www.dirtclassic.com as we continue to update the Driver Forecast as activity continues to develop in Central PA.

ON TAP- Saturday June 11th, the Dirt Classic Showcase presented by Leffler Energy is set to take place at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA.

STAY CONNECTED- Stay updated will all things Dirt Classic by clicking over to www.DirtClassic.com, Liking https://www.facebook.com/thedirtclassic, or following @dirtclassic on Twitter.

JOIN THE TEAM- The ever-growing Dirt Classic is always looking to bring on new marketing partners. If you are interested in becoming a part of any future events please email race@dirtclassic.com, or contact Jarrod Adams at 704- 996-4243.

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

 23 May 2016 Contact: Steve Inch

THIRD ANNUAL KRAMER CUP WILL HONOR MEMORY OF RACING LEGEND KRAMER WILLIAMSON THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY; PRE-RACE SELINSGROVE FORD RACE CAR DISPLAY & MARKET STREET PARADE WILL HIGHLIGHT HOLIDAY WEEKEND OF MOTORSPORTS EVENTS!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford/United Racing Club Kramer Cup at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 28, to honor the memory of sprint car racing legend Kramer Williamson of Palmyra. The 30-lap 360 sprint car race will pay $2,573 to win and $273 to start.

Williamson succumbed to injuries he sustained in a sprint car racing accident at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown in August of 2013. The tribute race will mark the second event of the season at Selinsgrove Speedway sanctioned by the United Racing Club 360 sprint car contingent.

For most of his racing career, Williamson drove the famous “Pink Panther” No. 73 sprint car and won hundreds of races across the country as well as in Australia and Canada. He clinched sprint car track championships at Selinsgrove Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway, where he also was a former winner of the prestigious Williams Grove National Open. In 2008, Williamson was recognized for his incredible accomplishments in auto racing when he was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Iowa.

At Selinsgrove Speedway, Williamson’s lone championship was in 1978. His first win in a super sprint car at the track was on Sept. 3, 1973, and his last was on Aug. 10, 1981. He is tied with Barry Camp of Beavertown for the ninth spot on the track’s all-time win list for super sprint cars with 25 career victories.

During the latter part of his career, Williamson had been touring on the URC circuit. He scored a single URC win at Selinsgrove on July 8, 1995, which was the last time he won a race at his former home track. In all, Williamson recorded 67 career wins and three championships with URC.

The qualifying format for the Kramer Cup will include heat races (draw for starting positions) and a B-main. The winner of the 30-lap feature will receive a custom pink trophy cup to commemorate the victory.

Joining the 360 sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models and pro stocks. The super late models will have two features, including the April 30 makeup event. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

Mark Smith of Sunbury won the inaugural Kramer Cup in 2014, with Robbie Stillwaggon of Burlington, N.J., scoring the prestigious victory in last year’s race.

Members of the Williamson family are expected to be in attendance with one of the Pink Panther No. 73 sprint cars on display at the track. Race fans and teams are invited to wear pink apparel to honor the memory of Williamson.

SELINSGROVE FORD PRE-RACE CAR DISPLAY & MARKET STREET PARADE!

>From 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, there will be a race car display on the Selinsgrove Ford lot located at 10 North Susquehanna Trail in Selinsgrove that will be open to the public. In addition, there will be several prize raffles, games, a dunk tank, and a chicken bar-b-q benefitting the Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Co. throughout the afternoon courtesy of Selinsgrove Ford.

At 4 p.m., drivers will start their race cars and drive them in the Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford Market Street Race Car Parade that will start at the dealership, proceed through downtown Selinsgrove, and conclude at the speedway.

Race teams interested in participating in the parade need to register with Kelly Long at Selinsgrove Ford at 570.374.8131.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will run a complete program of go kart racing at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 27. 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 570.374.2266.

2016 Kramer Cup 360 Sprint Car Purse: 1) $2,573 2) $1,200 3) $900 4) $700 5) $600 6) $500 7) $475 8) $450 9) $425 10) $400 11) $375 12) $350 13) $325 14) $315 16) $285 17-24) $273 Total Purse: $12,057 Tow: $50 United Racing Club Format Buy-In Provisionals To Be Announced Adults: $15; Students (12-17) $9; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30 Also Racing: Super Late Models (Plus April 30 makeup feature) and Pro Stocks Kramer Cup Rain Date: Saturday, June 4

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

May 28, 29 & 30 Port Royal Speedway Weikert Memorial Weekend By The Numbers

5/22/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. –

1 – overall Weikert Memorial Weekend Sprint Series champion

2 – trophies for the weekend championship sprint driver and car owner

4 – time both pit and general admission gates open on Saturday and Sunday

7 – price of student admission on Saturday and Monday

7 – race time on Saturday and Sunday

10 – the amount of a camping spot in the field for the entire three-day show

10 – price of student admission on Sunday

20 – price of adult general admission on Saturday

25 – price of adult general admission on Sunday

25 – number of laps in Saturday’s late model main

25 – number of laps in Sunday’s URC sprint main

25 – number of laps in Monday’s sprint car main

30 – price of pit admission on Saturday and Monday

30 – number of laps in Saturday’s sprint car main

35 – price of pit admission on Sunday

35 – number of laps in Sunday’s sprint car main

100 – amount of tow money posted for 410 sprint non-qualifiers in all three shows

200 – amount it pays just to start Saturday’s late model main

200 – amount of 410 sprint hard charger awards in all three shows

200 – bonus amount paid to the top three finishing 358 sprints in Sunday’s URC 360 sprint race

230 – time both pit and general admission gates open on Monday

250 – amount it pays just to start Sunday’s URC sprint feature

350 – amount it pays just to start Monday’s sprint main

400 – amount it pays just to start Saturday’s sprint main

500 – amount it pays just to start Sunday’s sprint car feature

530 – race time on Monday

700 – race time on Saturday and Sunday

1,000 – minimum number of giveaways slated for fans at the gates at the Saturday and Sunday shows

2,000 – amount to win the Saturday late model main

2,000 – amount to win the Weikert Memorial Sprint Series championship if only two days are completed

3,000 – amount to win the Weikert Memorial Sprint Series championship if three days are completed

3,000 – amount to win the Sunday URC sprint main event

5,000 – amount to win the sprint car feature on Saturday and Monday

8,700 – maximum total 410-sprint point fund payout for all three days events

10,000 – amount to win Sunday’s sprint car feature

10,000 – total purse amount for Saturday’s late model feature

35,000 – total purse amount for Sunday’s sprint car feature

75,000 – minimum amount of all purses and money posted for 410 sprints in all three days of racing

110,000 – total amount of all purses for all divisions in all three days of racing

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

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

Fallen Heroes Chshps For Sprints & Lates Kick Off Port Royal Weikert Weekend Sat.

Three-day Weikert Memorial Series starts May 28

Sat. offers $$5,000/$400/30-laps for sprints & $2,000/$250/25-laps for super late models PLUS free giveaways and fireworks

5/22/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – As part of this weekend’s three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal Speedway sponsored by Packer’s Concessions, the oval will present the Fallen Heroes Championships for 410 sprints and super late models on Saturday night, May 28 at 7 pm.

The three-day Weikert Memorial runs May 28 – May 30 at the oval.

The special Saturday Fallen Heroes races are meant to honor the five drivers in speedway history who lost their lives in a racing accident at the track.

The 410s will race for $5,000 to win and $400 to start while the late models run for $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

The sprints will compete in a 30-lap main while the lates race in a 25-lap feature on Saturday. Passing points will align the sprint cars while a draw is used for the late models.

Run in honor of the late Frank Bailey, Harold Swarmer, Hal Hoose, Dennis Snyder and Randy Thompson, the Fallen Heroes Championships began in 2013.

The inaugural events were taken by Danny Lasoski in sprints and Coleby Frye in the super late model division.

Winners in 2014 were Mike Erdley in sprints and Frye again in late models.

Defending event winners are Steve Buckwalter, sprints; and Jim Yoder, late models.

Adult general admission is just $20 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $7 with gates opening at 4 pm.

The night will be highlighted by a beautiful fireworks display.

Saturday’s action is round one of the three-day Weikert Memorial weekend with over 1,000 free giveaways up for grabs by fans at the main general admission gates on both Saturday and Sunday.

The track returns on Sunday at 7 pm with Pepsi Night and York County Racing Club Night as round two of Weikert weekend featuring the 410 sprints and the URC Sprints.

Sponsored by Greencastle Livestock Market of Greencastle, Pa., the URC’s will compete in a banner event paying $3,000 to win and $250 to start a 25-lap main while the 410 sprints race in a 35-lap main paying $10,000 to win and $500 to start.

The track concludes Weikert weekend on Monday, May 30 at 5:30 pm with the 410 sprints in a 25-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $350 to start along with legends and mini stocks.

The three-day Weikert Memorial Sprint Series champion will be crowned at the conclusion of Monday’s show with a three-day point fund paid out and the overall series titlist being declared the 2016 Weikert Memorial Champion.

Adult general admission for Sunday is $25 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at $10 while Monday’s adult admission is $15 with students set at $7.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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 Kicks Off Holiday With Diamond Series For 410 Sprints Friday

Sprints race for $4,000 to win, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints and fireworks round out card

5/22/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present another 2016 Diamond Series event for the Lawrence Chevrolet Sprint Cars coming up this Friday night, May 27 at 8 pm.

Joining the 410 sprint cars on the card will be the PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete for $4,000 to win to go along with an increased purse elsewhere.

Time trials will set the sprint car starting grids.

Fireworks will also be part of the holiday weekend program.

Adult general admission tickets are $18 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10 and ages 12 and under admitted for free.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 will be given to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing while another like amount contributed by Williams Grove will be donated to the charity of the sprint car winner’s chosing.

A static display of restored racecars from the EMMR will be set up in the speedway infield for the evening.

Brian Montieth kicked off the 2016 Diamond Series with a win in the annual Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial on April 22 while Lance Dewease won the second event in the series on May 13.

Both Danny Dietrich and Greg Hodnett are currently tied in the 2016 Diamond Series point standings while Dietrich of Gettysburg leads the overall 2016 Williams Grove season series standings.

Winners to date have been Rick Lafferty, Greg Hodnett, Pat Cannon, Doug Esh, Brian Montieth and Lance Dewease, who became the first repeat winner of the season by not only winning on May 13 but again on May 20 against the World of Outlaws.

Coming up June 3 at Williams Grove Speedway it will be York County Racing Club Night for the 410 sprints and the URC Sprints with an 8 pm start.

And meanwhile the track is readying for the return of the exclusive USAC Silver Crown Sprints for the revival of the Horn-Schindler Memorial 100 coming up on Friday, June 10.

Details regarding this highly anticipated 100-lap USAC event will be forthcoming.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series

This week the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series took center stage at Trail Way
Speedway as they hosted round 4 of the 8 race series. 22 cars jammed the pits, the highest
car count in many years at the Hanover bullring for the 1st of 2 races in the KING series.
Point leader Kevin Nouse and 2nd place in points Adrian Shaffer both in attendence looking
for the $2,000 top prize and the honor of being called the King of the 358 division.

Round 1 winner Doug Hammaker would use a late re start to take the lead from race long
leader Cody Fletcher and capture his 2nd win of the series. The win was Hammakers division
leading 4th win of the season but was not much help as King series leader Nouse would
charge from his 18th starting posistion to a very hard fought 5th place finish helping him
keep control of the point lead. Adrian Shaffer would battle back from an early spin in
turn 4 to finish 7th and keep pace with Nouse at the half way point of the series. Mike
Bittinger would finish 2nd in the 25 lap spring championship race which paid $1,200 to the
winner. Jeff Halligan would finish 3rd and 2015 358 point series rookie of the year Dave
Holbrook would finish 4th with Nouse rounding out the top 5.

The Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's series is now half over and we have seen 51
different drivers compete in the series. The drivers will get a week off before turning
their attention to Lincoln Speedway on June 4th for round 5 of the series. With Lincoln
Speedway getting the biggest car counts all season for the 358 division, it will be extra
hard for the leaders to maintain their lead.

The top 10 in points for the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series look like this...

1. Kevin Nouse - 13 Pts.
2. Adrian Shaffer - 20 Pts.(1 win)
3. Doug Hammaker - 23 Pts. (2 win)
4. David Holbrook - 41 Pts.
5. Jordan Givler - 50 Pts.
6. Glenndon Forsythe - 51 Pts.
7. Nyle Berkes - 61 Pts.
8. Tyler Esh - 61 Pts.
9. Chris Arnold - 63 Pts.
10.Jeff Halligan - 67 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Bell's Trucking
Total Identity Solutions
WRT SpeedWerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Central PA Racing Scene.com
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing
Heather and Kate Kelly
Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

May 27th (TW)
May 28th (Lincoln)
June 4th (Lincoln) KING of the 358's round 5
June 8th (Lincoln)
June 10th (TW)
June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race

 

 

RAIN CLAIMS THIRD IN A ROW AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – For the third week in a row, Selinsgrove Speedway officials were forced to cancel the racing program scheduled for Saturday night due to inclement weather.

With numerous teams and fans traveling from outside of Pennsylvania as part of the Empire Super Sprint contingent scheduled to compete at Selinsgrove, the announcement was made at 12 p.m. Saturday as a courtesy. The cancellation also knocked out the second event in the six-race Port Royal/Selinsgrove Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Super Late Model Challenge Series.

The speedway has a big program slated over the Memorial Day holiday weekend Saturday, May 28, with the return of the United Racing Club 360 sprint cars in the Third Annual Kramer Cup plus two late model features and pro stocks at 7 p.m. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The holiday motorsports celebration will kick off at 10 a.m. at Selinsgrove Ford with a race car display, games for the kids, chicken bar-b-q benefiting the Dauntless Hook & Ladder Co. on the dealership lot and culminating with the annual Market Street Race Car Parade through downtown Selinsgrove at 4 p.m.

Race teams interested in participating in the parade need to register with Kelly Long at Selinsgrove Ford at 570.374.8131.

The A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 4, along with the April 30 makeup feature for the roadrunners.

PEPSI Pack The Track that was rained out on May 7 has been slated for Saturday, July 9.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will swing back into action at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 27, with a program of go kart and 125 micro sprint car racing. 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

 

 

LANCE DEWEASE DOMINATES OPENING NIGHT OF MORGAN CUP WEEKEND BEATING WORLD OF OUTLAWS AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Lance Dewease blasted by Greg Hodnett in turn three for the lead and then dominated the remaining 16 laps to win the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.

Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $8,000 for his second straight Grove win driving for Donnie Kreitz. It was his 83rd career Grove win.

He was running third on lap seven behind Daryn Pittman and leader Greg Hodnett. He blasted under Pittman entering turn three to take second. He made the same impressive move the next time around to take the lead from Hodnett.

“I had to move up and that’s how I caught them,” said Dewease. “I actually wasn’t bad in the middle. I knew sooner or later it was going to rubber-up around the bottom, so I went back down and felt pretty good there. Greg was kind of just sitting there. When you’re leading, it’s so hard to move around, and the guy in second has all the advantage in the world. Greg was good all night and we just happened to get to him before it rubbered-up.”

Hodnett started on the pole and took the lead from Joey Saldana on the opening lap of the 25-lap main event. Dewease started third, but fell to fourth behind Pittman on the opening lap.

Pittman and Saldana raced hard for second with Pittman gaining the spot. Dewease passed Saldana on the frontstretch to take third with four laps completed.

Dewease was searching the track surface for speed and found some. He drove hard under Pittman into turn three and took the runner-up spot as lap eight was completed. He had Hodnett in his sights now and made the identical move the next lap to take the lead.

He caught lapped traffic with 13 laps completed, but the yellow flag flew for Tim Shaffer.

Dewease picked the bottom for the double-file restart and drove away from Hodnett on the restart. In only two laps, his lead was nearly three seconds.

The bottom lane became the preferred line over the final laps and Dewease was stuck behind slower cars allowing Hodnett to close.

Hodnett tried the outside lane in turn one on the final lap, but couldn’t make up any more ground.

Dewease scored the win by 0.843 seconds over Hodnett.

“At the end, I was struggling a little bit,” said Dewease. “I didn’t know if Greg could do anything outside the rubber. I made sure I didn’t get on anybody’s rear bumper.”

“He really hauled that thing in there,” said Kreitz of Dewease’s third turn passes. “He didn’t hesitate and I couldn’t believe how hard he hauled it in and got both those guys. They were both great moves.”

Defending and seven-time Outlaws champion Donny Schatz would finish third ahead of Pittman and Danny Dietrich.

Saldana, Doug Esh, Shane Stewart, Ryan Smith and T.J. Stutts rounded out the top 10.

Saldana set overall quick time with a lap of 17.186 seconds. He was in the first flight of cars. Hodnett had quick time in the second flight of cars with a lap of 17.524 seconds.

Eight-lap heat races for the 39-car field were won by Saldana, Dewease, Hodnett and Pittman. Hodnett won the dash and Outlaws point leader Brad Sweet won the Last Chance Showdown.

Weather permitting, the Grove returns to action Saturday night with The Morgan Cup sanctioned by the Outlaws.

Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Lance Dewease. 2. Greg Hodnett 3. Donny Schatz 4. Darren Pittman 5. Danny Dietrich 6. Joey Saldana 7. Doug Esh 8. Shane Stewart 9. Ryan Smith 10. T.J. Stutts 11. Aaron Ott 12. Cory Haas 13. Brian Montieth 14. Lucas Wolfe 15. Brent Marks 16. Pat Cannon 17. Jason Sides 18. Logan Schuchart 19. Sammy Swindell 20. Stevie Smith 21. David Gravel 22. Jason Johnson 23. Brad Sweet 24. Tim Shaffer

Did Not Qualify: Trey Starks, Austin Hogue, Jacob Allen, Paul McMahan, Rodney Westhafer, Brock Zearfoss, Logan Wagner, Frankie Herr, Clyde Knipp, Greg Wilson, Justin Barger, Troy Fraker.

DNS – Alan Krimes, Matt Campbell, Steve Buckwalter.

 

 

Friday May 20, 2016
Trail-Way Speedway
Hanover, PA


UPCOMING EVENTS:
Fri., May 27, 2016 – 358 Sprints, 600 Micros, Central PA Legends, Street Stocks (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.) (Camera & Autograph Night AND Armed Forces Appreciation Night – Free General Admission with ID)
Sat., June 4, 2016 – AMA Motorcycle Short Track, 5th Annual Armin Hostetter Classic (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Heats at 6:00 p.m.)
Fri., June 10, 2016 – 358 Sprints, Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprint “Gary Kiefert Memorial” ($1,200 to win), Limited Stocks, Street Stocks (York County Racing Club Night $3 Off For Club Members) (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

HAMMAKER WINS INSINGER PERFORMANCE FUELS SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP THRILLER

HANOVER, PA (5/20/2016) – “This is the hardest place to race in Pennsylvania. Anyone who doesn’t believe it can come down here.”

So said Doug Hammaker after making it look easy in scoring his second win of the season in the Insinger Performance Fuels Sprint Championship for “358” sprint cars at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.

A redraw by the top 12 drivers placed Hammaker fifth for the start. Hammaker methodically worked his way through the top five as Cody Fletcher was leading the first 23 laps from the pole. Hammaker caught Seth Kearchner for second on lap 17 and drove around Fletcher for the race lead in turn two of a 24th-lap restart.

Fletcher and Seth Kearchner got together on the final turn as the checkered was waving, leading to a mad scramble over the final quarter-lap which didn’t matter, because scoring reverted to the last completed lap for everyone but the winner.

Ninth-starting Mike Bittinger was credited with second, followed by Jeff Halligan, David Holbrook, and hard charger Kevin Nouse (who started 18th).

“I know the World of Outlaws are in town, but we have better racing and I want to thank the fans for coming out,” said Hammaker, “We’re just having fun right now.”

Qualifiers for the 22 “358” sprinters were won by Isaac Sneeringer, Fletcher, and Kearchner.

Brian Marriott assumed the race lead when Cory Myers ran out of fuel entering turn three of lap 17 and drove to the.91-seond win in the 20-lap Maxon-Dixon 270cc micro-sprint feature sponsored by Lucas Oil.

It was Marriott’s first Trail-Way win of the year and the fourth of his TW career.

Steven Cox, Joe Long, Jr., Levi Peck; and Zachary Glass completed the top five.

Polesitter Bill Laughman led the first 14 laps before pulling to the infield two laps later after handing the lead to Cory Myers. Laughman’s mechanical issues were caused by a hole in the radiator.

Heats for the 27 micros were won by Nik Gower, Steven Cox, and Brent Bull, with Levi Peck taking the consolation event.

Marshall McMullen held off Zach Myers for his first career win in the 20-lap street stock feature. The former three-time TW thundercar winner started on the pole but yielded the lead to Jeremy Stremmel for the first 16 laps. The two switched the lead several times over the final four laps, with McMullen scored the leader each time around. Zach Myers caught Stremmel for second in the last turns, with Stremmel, Matt Wampler, and Michael Smith rounding out the top five.

Dan Furman, Myers, and Wampler won qualifying events.

Furman was uninjured in a last-lap crash of the feature event and credited with an 11th-place finish.

Matt Chronister slid under Justin Wagaman in the final turns to score his second win of the year in the 15-lap limited stock feature. It was Chronister’s 34th career TW win, and the final margin of victory ws just .15 seconds. Shane Miller, Jason Chronister, and Chad Weaver crossed third through fifth.

Jason Chronister and Julio Perez were heat winners for the 17 limited stocks on hand.

Next Friday, May 27th, the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprints are back in action at Trail-Way Speedway along with the 600 Micro Sprints, ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends and the Street Stocks. This will be “Camera & Autograph Night” along with “Armed Forces Appreciation Night.” All Armed Forces personnel will receive free general admission with ID. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and heats begin at 7:45 p.m.

The following week, Trail-Way Speedway will be dark Friday night. The following day, Saturday, June 4th, the AMA Motorcycle Short Track makes a return with the 5th Annual Armin Hostetter Classic. Gates for this event open at 3:00 p.m., and racing begins at 6:00 p.m.

Two weeks from today, Friday, June 10th, the 358 Sprints return with the Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints in the “Gary Keifert Memorial” paying $1,200 to win. Also scheduled to race are the Limited Stocks and the Street Stocks. This will be “York County Racing Club Night,” where all card-holding members will receive $3 off their admission fee.

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 flag.



INSINGER PERFORMANCE FUELS 358 SPRINT CAR SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP &
RACE #4 OF THE CAPITOL RENEGADE “KING OF THE 358’S”

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 12-Mike Bittinger; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 77-David Holbrook; 5. 1J-Kevin Nouse (Hard Charger); 6. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 7. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 8. 4-Dwight Leppo; 9. 22T-Dave Thrush; 10. 18-Nyle Berkes; 11. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 12. 00-Chris Frank; 13. 90-Jordan Givler; 14. 66A-Cody Fletcher (DNF); 15. 30-Seth Kearchner (DNF); 16. 64-Randy Whisler (DNF); 17. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 18. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 19. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF); 20. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF); 21. 01-Rick Horn (DNF); 22. 28-Austin Kirby (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Cody Fletcher (1-23), Doug Hammaker (24-25)



358 Sprints Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 5. 10B-Brandon Noel; 6. 01-Rick Horn; 7. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 8. 00-Chris Frank. Time – 2:22.03

358 Sprints Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 22T-Dave Thrush; 4. 10-Zach Euculano (penalized 2 spots for jump on the start); 5. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 6. 64-Randy Whisler; 7. 28-Austin Kirby (DNS). Time – 2:27.34

358 Sprints Heat 3 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 30-Seth Kearchner; 2. 12-Mike Bitinger; 3. 18-Nyle Berkes; 4. 77-David Holbrook; 5. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 7. 90-Jordan Givler. Time – 2:23.59

 

 

WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY
MAY 20, 2016
LANCE DEWEASE DOMINATES OPENING NIGHT OF MORGAN CUP WEEKEND BEATING WORLD OF OUTLAWS AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY
MECHANICSBURG, PA – Lance Dewease blasted by Greg Hodnett in turn three for the lead and then dominated the remaining 16 laps to win the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.
Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $8,000 for his second straight Grove win driving for Donnie Kreitz. It was his 83rd career Grove win.
He was running third on lap seven behind Daryn Pittman and leader Greg Hodnett. He blasted under Pittman entering turn three to take second. He made the same impressive move the next time around to take the lead from Hodnett.
“I had to move up and that’s how I caught them,” said Dewease. “I actually wasn’t bad in the middle. I knew sooner or later it was going to rubber-up around the bottom, so I went back down and felt pretty good there. Greg was kind of just sitting there. When you’re leading, it’s so hard to move around, and the guy in second has all the advantage in the world. Greg was good all night and we just happened to get to him before it rubbered-up.”
Hodnett started on the pole and took the lead from Joey Saldana on the opening lap of the 25-lap main event. Dewease started third, but fell to fourth behind Pittman on the opening lap.
Pittman and Saldana raced hard for second with Pittman gaining the spot. Dewease passed Saldana on the frontstretch to take third with four laps completed.
Dewease was searching the track surface for speed and found some. He drove hard under Pittman into turn three and took the runner-up spot as lap eight was completed. He had Hodnett in his sights now and made the identical move the next lap to take the lead.
He caught lapped traffic with 13 laps completed, but the yellow flag flew for Tim Shaffer.
Dewease picked the bottom for the double-file restart and drove away from Hodnett on the restart. In only two laps, his lead was nearly three seconds.
The bottom lane became the preferred line over the final laps and Dewease was stuck behind slower cars allowing Hodnett to close. Hodnett tried the outside lane in turn one on the final lap, but couldn’t make up any more ground.
Dewease scored the win by 0.843 seconds over Hodnett.
“At the end, I was struggling a little bit,” said Dewease. “I didn’t know if Greg could do anything outside the rubber. I made sure I didn’t get on anybody’s rear bumper.”
“He really hauled that thing in there,” said Kreitz of Dewease’s third turn passes. “He didn’t hesitate and I couldn’t believe how hard he hauled it in and got both those guys. They were both great moves.”
Defending and seven-time Outlaws champion Donny Schatz would finish third ahead of Pittman and Danny Dietrich.
Saldana, Doug Esh, Shane Stewart, Ryan Smith and T.J. Stutts rounded out the top 10.
Saldana set overall quick time with a lap of 17.186 seconds. He was in the first flight of cars. Hodnett had quick time in the second flight of cars with a lap of 17.524 seconds.
Eight-lap heat races for the 39-car field were won by Saldana, Dewease, Hodnett and Pittman. Hodnett won the dash and Outlaws point leader Brad Sweet won the Last Chance Showdown.
Weather permitting, the Grove returns to action Saturday night for the $17,000 to win Morgan Cup sanctioned by the Outlaws.
Sprint Car Feature (25 laps): 1. Lance Dewease. 2. Greg Hodnett 3. Donny Schatz 4. Darren Pittman 5. Danny Dietrich 6. Joey Saldana 7. Doug Esh 8. Shane Stewart 9. Ryan Smith 10. T.J. Stutts 11. Aaron Ott 12. Cory Haas 13. Brian Montieth 14. Lucas Wolfe 15. Brent Marks 16. Pat Cannon 17. Jason Sides 18. Logan Schuchart 19. Sammy Swindell 20. Stevie Smith 21. David Gravel 22. Jason Johnson 23. Brad Sweet 24. Tim Shaffer
Did Not Qualify: Trey Starks, Austin Hogue, Jacob Allen, Paul McMahan, Rodney Westhafer, Brock Zearfoss, Logan Wagner, Frankie Herr, Clyde Knipp, Greg Wilson, Justin Barger, Troy Fraker.
DNS – Alan Krimes, Matt Campbell, Steve Buckwalter.

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Weikert Memorial URC Sprints Now Paying $3,00 To Win & $250 To Start

Greencastle Livestock Market ups URC ante!

5/17/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Thanks to Greencastle Livestock Market of Greencastle, Pa., the Sunday, May 29 URC sprint car program at Port Royal Speedway as part of Weikert Memorial Weekend will now pay $3,000 to win!

Greencastle Livestock Market made the announcement Tuesday afternoon and not only does the winner’s share jump from $2,000 to $3,000, but the amount to take the green flag has been increased as well, bumping to a healthy $250.

The URC 360-sprints will compete in a 25-lap feature complete with qualifying races to set the feature grid. There will be NO time trials for the URC portion of the show.

Now sponsored by Racer’s Used Parts Warehouse, the top three finishing 358-sprint finishers in the URC show will each get a $200 bonus.

The URC sprints will race on May 29 as part of the three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal, kicking off on Saturday and ending up on Memorial Day evening, May 30.

The 410 sprints will race for $5,000 to win on Saturday, $10,000 to win on Sunday and $5,000 to win on Monday with Sunday’s feature going 35-laps in distance, Saturday going 30 laps and Monday going the standard 25 laps.

Super late models share the Saturday card along with fireworks.

The three-day program for the 410 sprint cars will culminate on Monday evening when the Weikert Champion is crowned based on cumulative points accrued during the three-day event.

The weekend event is being run in honor of one of the greatest sprint car owners ever to be known across the nation and around the world, Mr. Bob Weikert of Fairfield.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

All three events have a posted $200 Hard Charger Award up for grabs with the Saturday and Sunday Hard Charger earning a guaranteed starting spot in the following days main event.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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 2016 – 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

Three-Day Port Royal Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Spectacular To Air Live!

Live streaming, pay-per-view broadcast planned of May 28, 29 & 30 action

5/16/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Tentative plans have just been finalized and announced for pay-per-view live streaming of the upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal Speedway on May 28, 29 and 30.

There of course will be no substitute for attending in person but the three-day Port Royal sprinting special in honor of Weikert will be hosted on www.dirtstation.com for those who just can’t attend.

The shows will be interspersed with vintage film and video clips of Port Royal action from days and years gone by as well as of event honoree, the late Bob Weikert as well as his famous No. 29 sprint cars.

Live streaming rates for the Saturday kickoff will be $20 as well as for the second round on Sunday while Monday’s show will be available for $15.

Racing on Saturday and Sunday begins at 7 pm with action starting at 5:30 on Monday.

Further details will be available at dirtstation.com nearer the event dates.

The three-day program for the 410 sprint cars will culminate on Monday afternoon when the Weikert Champion is crowned based on cumulative points accrued during the three-day event.

The weekend event is being run in honor of one of the greatest sprint car owners ever to be known across the nation and around the world, Mr. Bob Weikert of Fairfield.

The Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday, May 28 featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well on May 28, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night, May 29 when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

The URC Sprints will also be part of the Sunday program, competing in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Special bonuses of $200 each will be paid to the three highest finishing 358 sprint cars that race in the URC main event.

After Sunday, less than a day later, the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an afternoon program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying $5,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

All three events have a posted $200 Hard Charger Award up for grabs with the Saturday and Sunday Hard Charger earning a guaranteed starting spot in the following days main event.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES. . . . . .

USAC NON-WING SPRINTS & THE EASTERN STORM TO KICKOFF AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 7

Three abreast racing, a few slide jobs, a wheelie or two and an occasional bounce off the outside guardrail is just the norm when the USAC non-wing sprints invade Grandview Speedway, and it all takes place on Tuesday night, June 7. Joined by the 358 NASCAR Modifieds, the AMSOIL Non-Wing USAC Sprint cars will open the Eastern Storm on the high-banked one-third mile oval. This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series at Grandview and presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

What are the USAC stars saying about their return to Grandview?

Two time Eastern Storm Champion and winner of three Eastern Storm features said, “I’m excited to be heading back east for Eastern Storm again this year. The fans out there always come out in large numbers when we’re in town, and the atmosphere at Grandview for the opener is as electric as we see all season. Grandview is also a place we’ve had some success, so I’m looking forward to getting the week kicked off on the right foot and continuing our early season momentum.”

In 2014, Chase Stockon won the Grandview USAC show. “I am really excited to get back to Grandview this year! After winning in 2014, my whole team and I were bummed that Mother Nature didn’t cooperate with us last year. Grandview is a really unique track, and I have always taken a liking to it. The fans out there don’t get to see us race much, so they are always fired up for that race and make it feel like a special race. I feel very fortunate to be a part of the USAC show coming into town and hope we put on another great race for them.”

Brady Bacon, the 2014 Eastern Storm and USAC National champion will be back in 2015. “The Eastern Storm always seems to be a pivotal point of the season every year. It challenges all of our teams with tracks we don’t visit often and typically the strong teams shine over the course of the week. The atmosphere and excitement of the fans is unrivaled, especially at Grandview’s opening night. Pennsylvania fans are some of the most enthusiastic in the country, and I always look forward to heading east for this swing.”

Time trials for the USAC non-wing sprints will open the June 7 program. Some say the USAC time trials are worth the price of admission. Heat race qualifying will take place for the USAC sprints as well as the 358 Modifieds leading up to the 40 lap $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic as the 358 Modifieds battle for $3,000 to win in a 30 lap feature. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

Wednesday night, June 8 it’s off to the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA where it is all about “rub rails and rooster tails” as USAC and the 358 Sprints team-up for big double header of wing and non-wing sprint cars. Along with qualifying for both divisions, the 358 Sprint will battle in a 20 lap feature event paying $1,000 to win and $150 to take the green. This is a full points event for the 358 Sprints. The USAC Sprints will chase $6,000 to win in the 30 lap feature followed by a second USAC feature that will go 25 laps paying $3,000 to win. One USAC driver could possibly earn $9,000. The make-up feature should be a crowd please as the line-up will be determined by inverting the finish from the 30 lap feature. Gates open at 5 PM with qualifying getting underway at 7 PM for the three feature race card.

The AMSOIL Eastern Storm will move to the New Egypt Speedway on Thursday night, June 9. Friday night will be an off night for the series but they will return to action on Saturday night, June 11 at the Port Royal Speedway and close out the tour on Sunday night, June 12 at the Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.

More news and details to come on the 10th Annual AMSOIL USAC Non-Wing Sprints Eastern Storm.

SUMMARIES: 26 Feature Races

TRACKS Grandview Speedway 7 Races

Big Diamond Raceway 5 Races

New Egypt Speedway 5 Races

Port Royal Speedway 4 Races

Lincoln Speedway 2 Races

Hagerstown Speedway 2 Races

Susquehanna Speedway 2 Races

Mercer Raceway Park 1 Race

Lernerville Speedway 1 Race

@=2014 New Oxford rained out after semi.

RACE Levi Jones 6

WINNERS: Cole Whitt 3

Bryan Clauson 3

Robert Ballou 3

Chris Windom 2

Damion Gardner 1

Jon Stanbrough 1

Bobby East 1

Hunter Schuerenberg 1

Jesse Hockett 1

Chad Boat 1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 1

Daron Clayton 1

Dave Darland 1

Shane Cottle 1

Chase Stockon 1

Brady Bacon 1

CHAMPIONS: Levi Jones 3

Cole Whitt 2

Bryan Clauson 2

Brady Bacon 1

Robert Ballou 1

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

 

 

SELINSGROVE RETURNS MAY 21 WITH LUCAS OIL EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS & MOON SHINE CAMO ROUTE 35 SUPER LATE MODEL CHALLENGE SERIES; $2,000-TO-WIN SPRINT & LATE MODEL MAIN EVENTS!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present a special racing card this Saturday, May 21, at 7 p.m. featuring $2,000-to-win main events for the 360 sprint cars and super late models. The pro stocks will round out a three-division racing card. Gates will open at 5 p.m.

The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will headline a full-points race for the series and the speedway with a 25-lap Mach 1 Chassis Sprint Car Shootout paying $2,000 to win and $400 to start out of a $13,600 purse.

Selinsgrove will also host its first of three events in the six-race Port Royal/Selinsgrove Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Super Late Model Challenge Series. The 25-lap late model main event will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

The A&A Auto Stores pro stocks will race in a 15-lap feature paying $400 to win.

The April 30 late model makeup feature will be run as a part of the big Memorial Day weekend program Saturday, May 28, which will also feature the Selinsgrove Ford Kramer Cup for 360 sprint cars and pro stocks. The roadrunners will not be on the May 28 show.

The Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford race car parade will take place at 4 p.m. May 28. Race teams who would like to participate in the parade need to register with Kelly Long at Selinsgrove Ford at 570.374.8131.

The A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 4, along with the April 30 makeup feature for the roadrunners.

PEPSI Pack The Track, featuring $5 general admission, that was rained out on May 7 has been slated for Saturday, July 9.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will host go karts and 125 micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 20. 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.

Selinsgrove Speedway Empire Super Sprint Tour Race Information:

Timed Hot Laps with one pill redraw, the qualifying heats, 10 Lap Heats, 4 Lap Dash, 10 Lap B-Main, 25 Lap A-Main. Empire Super Sprint May 21, 2016 Purse 1) $2,000 2) $1,200 3) $1,000 4) $850 5) $725 6) $650 7) $600 8) $550 9) $525 10) $500 11) $475 12) $450 13) $440 14) $430 15) $420 16) $415 17) $410 18) $405 19) $400 20) $400 21) $400 22) $400 Tow money for all DNQ’s No License Required Engine: 360 ASCS Heads or Gaskets are allowed. Tire Rule: RR - stamped HTC, LR – RD12 or H12, Fronts – Hoosier Weight: 1475 Bolt on weight allowed in approved area. Wings: ESS wing rule with Selinsgrove 2” “Turn out/Reinforcement” allowed. Injection: 2 3/16 Stacks Fuel: No additives allowed (including top lube). All cockpit adjustables are allowed. Double file restarts.

Admission for Saturday, May 21, 2016: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $9; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Giveaways Abound At Weikert Memorial, Monday’s Winner Now Gets $5,000

Three-Day Port Royal Sprint Spectacular May 28, 29 & 30 Continues To Grow!

Greencastle Livestock Market to sponsor URCs Sunday

5/15/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – While Port Royal Speedway is silent on May 21 for Spring Break, work continues prepping for the upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at the track on May 28, 29 and 30.

In the last few days, another $1,000 was added to the three-day total purse amount of now $111,000 as the Monday sprint car winner’s share was boosted to $5,000 for the 25-lap affair.

In addition, title sponsor Greencastle Livestock Market has come on board for the Sunday URC portion of the three-day show.

Plus, the previous posted bonus for the top three finishing 358 sprints in the URC feature has been changed to be an equal $200 to each of the three drivers, now sponsored by Racer’s Used Parts Warehouse.

FREE GIVEAWAYS will be the name of the game for the May 28 and 29 show dates of the Weikert Weekend with over 1,000 Weikert items alone to be given out between the two nights including mugs, hats, can coolers and more plus as Sunday is also Pepsi Night, another 200 Pepsi shirts and hats will be given out on Sunday.

All giveaways will take place at the main admission gate under the grandstand.

Along with the Pepsi shirts and hats on Sunday, numerous 12-packs of soda will be given away along with tickets to local amusement parks and more.

At both the Saturday and Sunday shows, five girls and five boys bicycles will be given away to kids ages 12 and under and one adult fan will go home with a large flat screen TV at each of the three shows.

The 2016 Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday, May 28 featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well on May 28, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night, May 29 when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

The URC Sprints will compete in a 25-lap, $2,000 to win, $200 to start main event, also on Sunday.

And after Sunday, less than a day later, the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an afternoon program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying $5,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

Racing on Saturday and Sunday begins at 7 pm with action on Monday at 5:30. Gates open at 4 on Saturday and Sunday and at 2:30 on Monday.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

World Of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Invades Williams Grove May 20 & 21

First match up of season at hand for World of Outlaws and Pennsylvania Posse

5/15/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series this Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 with time trials getting underway both nights at 7:30 pm.

Gates for each day of the affair will open at 5 pm with fireworks included in both programs.

Adult general admission tickets are $30 each night with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $15 and ages 12 and under admitted to the shows for free.

The Williams Grove campground will open at noon on Wednesday for those wishing to stay the weekend at the historic oval with spots priced at just $30.

The May 20 and 21 outlaws stand at Williams Grove will be the first match up of the season by the circuit against the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars as both groups meet to compete in The Morgan Cup weekend presented by NAPA/NGK Spark Plugs.

Friday’s show will feature a showdown going 25 laps in distance, paying $8,000 to the winner.

Saturday’s feature will be 30 laps with a healthy $17,000 posted to win that includes $5,000 earmarked as the Morgan Cup presented by NAPA/NGK Spark Plugs.

The Saturday 2016 Morgan Cup itself offers $5,000 of the posted $17,000 winner’s share to the feature victor in honor of late Williams Grove owner Mr. Morgan Hughes.

Morgan Cup bragging rights will go home for another season, either to the home of the PA Posse or to the corporate home of the World of Outlaws.

The cup has been in the hands of the Posse since Stevie Smith put his mark on it in last year’s Morgan Cup, held in July.

Defending outlaws point champion Donny Schatz won the only May outlaws program completed at Williams Grove last season with the other falling victim to rain.

So far this season on the outlaws circuit both North Dakota’s Schatz and California’s Brad Sweet are on top of the series win list with Sweet just scoring his sixth of they year while Schatz holds at five. Sweet is the current point leader.

So far this season at Williams Grove, just six programs have been completed with no repeat winners to date in Lawrence Chevrolet sprint car action.

Winners to date have been Rick Lafferty, Greg Hodnett, Pat Cannon, Doug Esh, Brian Montieth and Lance Dewease. Danny Dietrich is the current point leader.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series

On Friday night the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series moved to the historic Williams Grove Speedway for round number 3 of the 8 race series. Adrian Shaffer would become the 3rd different winner in 3 King Series races leading all 20 laps. The points had a major shake up on Friday night as the King Series point leader Doug Hammaker the winner of round 1 at Susquehanna Speedway and coming off a 2nd place finish in round 2 this past Sunday night would have his wing come apart and could not get the wing replaced before the race went back to green. Hammaker would finish 19th on Friday night handing the point lead over to Kevin Nouse who now has a 5 point lead over Adrian Shaffer and an 8 point lead over Glenndon Forsythe. Hammaker falls back to 4th 14 points back and Tyler Esh rounds out the top 5 18 points back.

This coming Friday night the only 358 action of the weekend will be at Trail Way Speedway which host round 4 of the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series. This race will be the wildcard for the KING series as some of the top 5 in series points have little experience getting around the bullring. Kevin Nouse had a top 5 last season in his only start while Adrian Shaffer is making his 1st career 358 start at the track. Doug Hammaker will be back at the track he picked up 1 of his 3 wins so far in 2016 when he won opeing night at the track. Will Glenndon Forsythe and Tyler Esh the other 2 drivers in the top 5 make their first starts of the season at the bullring or will the other 3 pull away from the pack?

On Saturday night The Central PA 358 Point Series took center stage at Lincoln Speedway and saw it's first new face in victory lane in 2016. Dalton Dietrich would lead all 20 laps of the feature event. Chris Frank would score his best career feature finish with his 2nd place finish while Jeff Halligan would finish third. Rounding out the top 5 where 358 rookie of the year contender Brent Shearer and Ryan Higgins with his best career 358 finish.

The point leaders of the Central PA 358 Point Series had a bad night as series leader Adrian Shaffer,Jeff Rohrbaugh, Matt Campbell and Doug Hammaker would be involved in an early race caution with only Rohrbaugh charging back through the field on the hard to pass surface to slavage a top 10. Adrian Shaffer would be able to hold onto the point series lead but now only has a 14 point lead heading into this weekends off weekend for the Central PA 358 Point Series. The top 5 in the Central PA 358 Point Series point standings are seperated by a mear 29 points.

Also this past week the Central PA 358 Point Series crowned the 2016 358 Most Popular Driver. 358 rookie Trey Hivner would win the award and become the 7th different driver to win the award entirly voted on by the fans on the Central PA 358 Point Series Face Book page. Congratulations to the youngster and I will let everyone know when the award will be given out to Trey in front of all the 358 fans in the near future.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 169 pts. (1 win) 2. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 155 Pts (2 win) 3. Matt Campbell - 154 Pts. (1 win) 4. Doug Hammaker - 150 Pts. (2 win) 5. Jeff Halligan - 140 Pts. 6. Chris Arnold - 124 Pts. (1 win) 7. Chandler Leiby - 100 Pts. 8. Matt Findley - 76 Pts. 9. Cody Fletcher - 73 Pts.

The top 10 in points for the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series look like this...

1. Kevin Nouse - 8 Pts. 2. Adrian Shaffer - 13 Pts.(1 win) 3. Glenndon Forsythe - 16 Pts. 4. Doug Hammaker - 22 Pts. (1 win) 5. Tyler Esh - 26 Pts. 6. Chris Arnold - 28 Pts. 7. Jordan Givler - 37 Pts. 8. David Holbrook - 37 Pts. 9. Chad Trout - 41 Pts. (1 win) 10.Todd Reed - 42 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series and the KING of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather and Kate Kelly Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

May 20th (TW) King of the 358 race round 4 May 27th (TW) May 28th (Lincoln) June 4th (Lincoln) KING of the 358's round 5 June 8th (Lincoln) June 10th (TW) June 17th (WG) Nouse Signs and Graphics Summer Series Race

 

 

 

HODNETT TAKES $5,000 TOP PRIZE ON BAPS NIGHT AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY;
Dalton Dietrich scores first career win in “358” sprints; Fred Cullum wins All-American Outlaw feature
ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 5/14/2016 – Central Pennsylvania “410” sprint car points leader Greg Hodnett took advantage of a unique qualifying format to advance nine spots before the race event started and score the win in the 25-lap BAPS Night feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.
Hodnett advanced from a handicapped 11th starting spot to second after winning a series of match races for the top 12 qualifiers. His only loss was to polesitter Stevie Smith when he ran out of fuel in the final match race.
“Yes, we did run out of fuel on the last match race,” confirmed Hodnett upon exiting the Mike Heffner Lelands.com/Trone Outdoor Adverting #27 in victory lane, “We just didn’t think we’d make it that far (through the challenge races), and we had 20 gallons in it. We ran 20 or 25 laps and it just wasn’t enough.”
Despite losing to Smith in the final match race, Hodnett still started beside him for the start of the feature. Smith grabbed the lead at the outset and had a 1.72-second lead when he and Hodnett entered lapped traffic at the mid-point of the race.
Hodnett made the race-winning pass on lap 16, crossing .72 seconds ahead of Smith at the finish.
“We were a little tight in the beginning with a full load of fuel, and I figured I’d just hang out and work it out to where I could run my race and let things happen. We got back into traffic and my car was pretty maneuverable, and we were able to do what we needed to do.”
Hodnett’s $5,000 payday (including $1,800 from BAPS) was the 31st of his Lincoln career, moving him into sole possession of 10th on the all-time Lincoln win list.
Third through fifth were Chase Dietz, seventh-starting Billy Dietrich, and eighth-starting Alan Krimes. Completing the top ten were Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Brent Marks, Freddie Rahmer, Steve Owings, and Robbie Kendall.
“Thanks to everybody for being here tonight. I know it was very questionable weather, but we really appreciate everyone coming out. Thankfully, we got the race in. We were debating on whether or not to come up…if they’d even be able to try. But Fred Putney always does a great job with the track under any circumstances, and he came through for us tonight and made it happen.“
Heats for the 33 410 sprinters on hand were won by Brian Montieth, Freddie Rahmer, Marks, and Owings, with Lucas Wolfe winning the consolation.
Tim Glatfelter was transported to the hospital for a check-up after flipping hard on the front stretch during his heat. Car owner John Trone said that Glatfelter sustained a possible concussion and arm injury in the crash.
York’s Dalton Dietrich scored his first career win in the 20-lap ”358” sprint car feature. Dietrich started outside polesitter Chris Frank, grabbed the lead entering the first turn, and led every lap.
Frank scored his best-ever Lincoln finish in second, with seventh-starting Jeff Halligan crossing third. Rounding out the top five were Brent Shearer and Ryan Higgins.
Heats for the 28 358 sprinters on hand were won by Jeff Rohrbaugh, Kevin Nouse, and Higgins, with Cody Fletcher winning the consolation.
Former Lincoln thundercar driver Fred Cullum outdueled Bryan Green in a race-long battle to claim the win in the 20-lap All-American Outlaw feature.
Green actually sneaked in front Cullum as the two raced through lapped traffic in turns one and two at the mid-way point, but Cullum reclaimed the lead before the lap was in the books.
Third behind Cullum and Green at the finish was Fred’s son Justin Cullum. Heats for the 13 All American Outlaws on hand were won by Brad Alexander and Fred Cullum.
This coming Wednesday night, May 18th, the World of Outlaws come to Lincoln Speedway to take on the Pennsylvania Posse in the “Gettysburg Clash”. Time trials get underway at 7:30 PM, with pit gates opening at 3:30 PM, advance ticket holders 3:45 PM, and general admission at 4 PM. Lincoln Speedway will then be dark next Saturday night, May 21st.
RACE RESULTS
Saturday, May 14, 2016
LINCOLN SPEEDWAY
Abbottstown, PA
BAPS NIGHT
Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:
410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 27-Greg Hodnett ($5,000); 2. 51S-Stevie Smith; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 19M-Brent Marks; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 9. 35-Steve Owings; 10. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 11. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 12. 11C-Cory Haas; 13. 25-Aaron Ott; 14. 52-Austin Hogue; 15. 59-Jim Siegel; 16. 15-Adam Wilt; 17. 5W-Lucas Wolfe; 18. 5-Tyler Ross; 19. 21-Brian Montieth; 20. 99M-Kyle Moody; 21. 1X-Chad Trout; 22. 69-Shane Hoff; 23. 21T-Scott Fisher; 24. 48-Danny Dietrich (DNF). No Time
Lap Leaders – Stevie Smith (1-15), Greg Hodnett (16-25)
410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 51S-Stevie Smith; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 11C-Cory Haas; 6. 5W-Lucas Wolfe; 7. 25-Aaron Ott; 8. 49-Bradley Howard; 9. 51K-Karl Baker (DNF). Time – 2:22.517
410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich; 6. 59-Jim Siegel; 7. 12-Mike Bittinger; 8. 39-Tim Glatfelter (DNF). No Time
410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 19M-Brent Marks; 2. 69-Shane Hoff; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 1X-Chad Trout; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 75-Nicole Bower. No Time
410 Sprint Heat Four Finish (10 laps/5 to qualify) - 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 2D-Chase Dietz; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 5-Tyler Ross; 6. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 7. 91-David Quackenbush; DNS – 21K-Kyle Pruitt. Time – 2:28.833
410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/4 to qualify) – 1. 5W-Lucas Wolfe; 2. 25-Aaron Ott; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 1X-Chad Trout; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 8. 49-Bradley Howard; 9. 91-David Quackenbush; 10. 21K-Kyle Pruitt; 11. 51B-Karl Baker; 12. 75-Nicole Bower (DNF). No Time
Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:
358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 9-Dalton Dietrich ($1,500); 2. 00-Chris Frank; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 12-Brent Shearer; 5. 13-Ryan Higgins; 6. 23-Chris Arnold; 7. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 8. 89-Ashley Dietrich; 9. 21-CJ Tracy; 10. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 11. 119-Chandler Leiby; 12. 16-Matt Campbell; 13. 01-Steve Storrie; 14. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 15. 28-Matt Findley; 16. 4-Dwight Leppo; 17. 35-Tyler Esh; 18. 64-Randy Whisler; 19. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF); 20. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF); 21. 27S-Adrian Shaffer (DNF); 22. 7-Trey Hivner (DNF); 23. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 24. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF). No Time
Lap Leaders – Dalton Dietrich (1-20)
358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 7. 64-Randy Whisler; 8. 13S-Jon Stewart (DNF); DNS – 35-Tyler Esh, 19S-Steve Drevicki. Time – 2:28.37
358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 28-Matt Findley; 8. 01-Steve Storrie (DNF); 9. 14C-Dave Carlberg (DNF). Time – 2:26.09
358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 13-Ryan Higgins; 2. 12-Brent Shearer; 3. 23-Chris Arnold; 4. 00-Chris Frank; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 119-Chandler Leiby; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 17-George Streaker; 9. 15S-Shai Morris (DNF). No Time
358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 01-Steve Storrie; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 35-Tyler Esh; 6. 17-George Streaker; 7. 14C-David Carlberg; 8. 13S-Jon Stewart; 9. 19S-Steve Drevicki; DNS – 15S-Shai Morris. Time – 2:44.78

 

RAIN STOPS SELINSGROVE SATURDAY NIGHT;
DATES FOR RESCHEDULED EVENTS ANNOUNCED

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway officials cancelled Saturday’s four division racing program at 2:30 p.m. due to rain and a forecast for more storms to move through the area in the evening.

The track will be back in action at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, with a special racing card featuring a full-points race for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Series and the second event in the six-race Port Royal/Selinsgrove Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Late Model Challenge Series plus pro stocks. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The April 30 late model makeup feature will be run as a part of the big Memorial Day weekend program Saturday, May 28, which will also feature the Selinsgrove Ford Kreamer Cup for 360 sprint cars and pro stocks. The roadrunners will not be on the May 28 show.

The Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford race car parade will take place at 4 p.m. May 28. Race teams who would like to participate in the parade need to register with Kelly Long at Selinsgrove Ford at 570.374.8131.

The A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 4, along with the April 30 makeup feature for the roadrunners.

PEPSI Pack The Track that was rained out on May 7 has been slated for Saturday, July 9.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will swing back into action at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 20, with a program of go kart and 125 micro sprint car racing. 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.

 

 

LANCE DEWEASE TUNES-UP FOR NEXT WEEK’S WORLD OF OUTLAWS VISIT WITH DOMINATING WILLIAMS GROVE WIN FRIDAY NIGHT

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Lance Dewease and Donnie Kreitz have both beaten the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway during their careers.

Could they do it as a team next weekend?

Dewease, of Fayetteville, drove Kreitz’s car to a dominating win Friday night at Williams Grove in a tune-up event for next weekend’s race.

The Craftsman World of Outlaws will be at Williams Grove next Friday and Saturday night for the Morgan Cup Weekend.

His win was worth $4,000, it was his 82nd career Grove win –second all-time – and first of the season.

Lucas Wolfe started on the pole and grabbed the lead over second starter Greg Hodnett and third starter Danny Dietrich.

Fifth starter Dewease drove by Aaron Ott and into fourth and nearly passed Dietrich for third off turn two.

The only yellow flag of the race flew with three laps completed for Rodney Westhafer in turn three.

From there, it was Dewease’s show.

Dewease and Dietrich raced hard again for third nearly making contact on the frontstretch. Dewease checked-up and actually fell back a spot. Ott got by Dietrich and then Dewease would finally make the pass as well.

Dewease – a six-time track champion - drove back by Ott on the backstretch and then began to close on Wolfe and Hodnett. He would get under Hodnett entering turn one on lap 12 and made the same move by Wolfe to take the lead on the following lap. He streaked away from there.

“This thing runs anywhere you want it,” said Dewease. “I had problems in the heat race and barely made it back out for the dash. We weren’t very good, but Davey (Brown) knows how to make them go fast and made the right adjustments. The first 15 laps, this thing was really good.”

Dewease and Kreitz got together over the winter to run select shows.

“It’s a pleasure; it’s an honor,” said Dewease about driving for Kreitz. “When this opportunity came, I jumped at it. We’re off to a good start. Everything was good tonight. It has been one of the best racecars around forever.”

Dewease’s thoughts then turned to the car owners (Walt and Marsha Dyer) that gave him his big break in the sport in early 1990’s. “Marsha (Dyer) –we laid her to rest last Friday and I dedicate this win to her,” he said. “The whole family is here and I hope they stick around for a victory lane photo with me.”

After taking the lead, Dewease sliced through lapped traffic over the final 10 laps and beat Wolfe by 5.501 seconds at the checkers. Hodnett, Ott and Dietrich completed the top five. Cory Haas, TJ Stutts, Brent Marks, Alan Krimes, and Stevie Smith rounded out the top 10.

Stutts set fast time over the 27-car field with a lap of 16.603 with Hodnett, Dietrich, Wolfe and Ott completing the top five in qualifying. Heat races were won by Wolfe, Hodnett and Dietrich. Wolfe won the dash and Pat Cannon the B-main.

After a false start swapped the front two rows of the 358 Sprint car feature, Adrian Shaffer grabbed the lead from his second starting spot. Following a lap nine caution, he got pressure from Kevin Nouse for the top spot.

Shaffer began to pull back away from Nouse over the final laps and scored his second straight Grove win after winning the opener last month. The event was a Capital Renegade King of the 358 Sprints Series race. Nouse, Chris Arnold, Chandler Leiby and Glenndon Forsythe completed the top five.

Chad Trout, David Holbrook, Brie Hershey, Jordan Givler and Nyle Berkes rounded out the top 10.

Heat races for the 358 Sprints were won by Nyle Berkes, Chandler Leiby and Kevin Nouse.

Sprint Car Feature (30 laps): 1. Lance Dewease. 2. Lucas Wolfe. 3. Greg Hodnett. 4. Aaron Ott. 5. Danny Dietrich. 6. Cory Haas. 7. TJ Stutts. 8. Brent Marks. 9. Alan Krimes. 10. Stevie Smith. 11. Doug Esh. 12. Steve Buckwalter. 13. Ryan Smith. 14. Brian Montieth. 15. Brock Zearfoss. 16. Freddie Rahmer. 17. Matt Campbell. 18. Austin Hogue. 19. Pat Cannon. 20. Rodney Westhafer. 21. Rick Lafferty. 22. Tim Glatfelter. 23. Justin Barger. 24. Nicole Bower. Did Not Qualify: Daryl Stimeling, Troy Fraker, Todd Allen.

358 Sprint Car Feature (20 laps): 1. Adrian Shaffer. 2. Kevin Nouse. 3. Chris Arnold. 4. Chandler Leiby. 5. Glenndon Forsythe. 6. Chad Trout. 7. David Holbrook. 8. Brie Hershey. 9. Jordan Givler. 10. Nyle Berkes. 11. Tyler Esh. 12. Todd Reed. 13. Rich Eichelberger. 14. Matt Findley. 15. Phil Walter. 16. Brian Garland. 17. DJ Montgomery. 18. Aaron Eichelberger. 19. Doug Hammaker. 20. Jared Esh. 21. Eric Parker. 22. Adam Lyman DNS – Cody Fletcher.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Extra $ Posted For 410 And 358 Sprints In Port Royal Three-Day Weikert Memorial Races

$200 Hard Chargers, Guaranteed Starting Spots And 358 Sprint Bonuses Offered

5/8/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial sprint car spectacular at Port Royal Speedway on May 28, 29 and 30 has already been established as the richest “event” in the history of the track by virtue of its posted total of $110,000 in purse money for all divisions.

But even more money is on the line in different ways for some of the weekend competitors.

In all three of the Weikert Memorial 410 sprint events, a $200 Hard Charger Award will be handed out for the driver that advances the most positions from his original starting position.

And for the Hard Charger in both the Saturday and Sunday mains, that award will also be worth at least the posted money to start the next day’s event as the Hard Charger will earn a guaranteed starting spot for the following night’s feature.

That means for Saturday’s Hard Charger, the award will be worth the posted $200 plus a minimum of $500 to start the Sunday main. And Sunday’s Hard Charger will again get the posted $200 plus the minimum of start money on Monday valued at $350.

In addition, Sunday’s fast timer in qualifications will be able to earn $100 for quick time as posted by Packer’s Concessions.

Plus, tow money for all 410-sprint non-qualifiers in each of the three programs is also up for grabs in the amount of $100

For the URC 360 sprint portion of the Sunday Weikert Memorial weekend program, the 25-lap feature will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start but a bonus has been posted for any 358 sprints that choose to compete.

The top three finishing 358 sprints in Sunday’s feature will be gain bonuses of $300, $200 and $100 respectively.

The 2016 Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday, May 28 featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well on May 28, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night, May 29 when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

And after Sunday, less than a day later, the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an afternoon program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying a minimum of $4,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Port Royal Speedway

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


www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series

The Central PA 358 Point Series was back in action Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway while Sunday night The Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series saw round 2 of the 8 race series was completed at Susquehanna Speedway.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Jeff Rohrbaugh became the 2nd driver of 2016 to score his 2nd win of the season in the Central PA 358 Point Series. Rohrbaugh would hold off Matt Campbell for the win with Jeff Halligan coming home 3rd, Doug Hammaker was 4th and Chandler Leiby would round out the top 10. The Central PA 358 Point Series point leader Adrian Shaffer would finish 8th in the feature and hold onto a slim 15 point lead over Matt Campbell. Defending series champion Doug Hammaker is sitting in 3rd place in the standings 19 points back. Rohrbaugh jumps to 4th in the standings with his win on Saturday 24 pts back and Jeff Halligan rounds out the top 5.

Sunday night round 2 of the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series was completed at Susquehanna Speedway with Chad Trout picking up his 1st win of the season. King Series point leader and round 1 winner Doug Hammaker would finish 2nd with Kevin Nouse, Jordan Givler and Dwight Leppo rounding out the top 5. Hammaker now has a 3 point advantage over Nouse in the chase for the $2,000 top prize for the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series Championship. Glenndon Forsythe is sitting in 3rd spot 8 point back, Adrian Shaffer is 9 points out of the lead and Tyler Esh is rounding out the top 5 12 points behind Hammaker.

The next race for the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series is the coming Friday night at the Historic Williams Grove Speedway. The Central PA 358 Point Series then returns to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night for it's only point race of the weekend. The following Friday night at Trail Way Speedway the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series takes Center Stage once again as the only 358 race of the weekend. The series is looking for a good car count at the bullring just outside of Hanover Pa, as the track is the wildcard for the KING of the 358's series.

Also this week the Central PA 358 Point Series is hosting the finals for the 2016 Most Popular Driver Voting. The 10 drivers who have made it to the finals are the series point leader Adrian Shaffer, Nyle Berks, Jordan Givler, 358 rookie of the year contenders Trey Hivner, Tyler Walton, Steve Kisamore, Kyle Abrahims, Dalton Dietrich, along with 2nd year racer Troy Wagaman Jr, and Todd Reed.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 169 pts. (1 win) 2. Matt Campbell - 154 Pts. (1 win) 3. Doug Hammaker - 150 Pts. (2 win) 4. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 145 Pts (2 win) 5. Jeff Halligan - 110 Pts. 6. Chris Arnold - 106 Pts. (1 win) 7. Chandler Leiby - 100 Pts. 8. Matt Findley - 76 Pts. 9. Cody Fletcher - 73 Pts. 10.Tyler Esh - 71 Pts.

The top 10 in points for the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series look like this...

1. Doug Hammaker - 3 Pts. (1 win) 2. Kevin Nouse - 6 Pts. 3. Glenndon Forsythe - 11 Pts. 4. Adrian Shaffer - 12 Pts. 5. Tyler Esh - 15 Pts. 6. Brent Shearer - 23 Pts. 7. Chris Arnold - 25 Pts. 8. Jordan Givler - 28 Pts. 9. Jeff Halligan - 29 Pts. 10.Todd Reed - 30 Pts. 10.David Hollbrook - 30 Pts. 10.Dwight Leppo - 30 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather and Kate Kelly Gus Radle

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

Tuesday May 10th (Lincoln) Completion of the April 30th race May 13th (WG) King of the 358 race May 14th (Lincoln) May 20th (TW) King of the 358 race May 27th (TW) May 28th (Lincoln)

 

 

$1,000-TO-WIN PRO STOCK 20 PLUS 360 SPRINTS, TWO LATE MODEL FEATURES & ROADRUNNERS THIS SATURDAY AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway’s popular pro stock division will take center stage this Saturday, May 14, in the 15th Annual Pro Stock 20 sponsored by A&A Auto Stores. The championship race will pay $1,000 to win and $100 to start.

Joining the pro stocks will be the 360 sprint cars, late models, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. with qualifying slated to begin at 7 p.m.

Representatives from the York County Racing Club will also be on hand to present the traditional pewter plates to all feature winners on the Club’s night at the track.

Past winners of the Pro Stock 20 include Gerald Kratzer of Selinsgrove (2002), Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove (2003, 2013), Gary Beward of Thompsontown (2004, 2006, 2007), Troy Miller of Tower City (2005), Jason Smith of Williamsport (2008, 2010), AJ Hoffman of Richfield (2009, 2011, 2012), Brad Mitch of McClure (2014), and defending winner AJ Stroup of Evandale.

The championship trophy will be sponsored by The Middleburg IGA.

The 360 sprint cars and late models will each compete in 25-lap features paying $2,000 and $1,500 to win, respectively. The late models will also run the 25-lap makeup feature from the April 30 rain-postponed event. The roadrunners will round out the night’s racing card with a 12-lap feature.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will swing back into action at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 13, with a program of go kart racing. 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.

2016 Pro Stock 20 Purse: 1) $1,000 2) $350 3) $250 4) $200 5) $175 6) $150 7) $130 8) $120 9) $115 10) $110 11) $105 12-24) $100 Admission for May 14, 2016: Adults $14; Students (12-17) $7; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pit Passes $25

 

 

SUNDAY M,AY 8, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

LANCE DEWEASE TAKES KEVIN GOBRECHT CLASSIC WIN Chad Trout Earns 358 Sprint Car Win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 5/8/16

After coming up just short in the opener of the BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series back in April, Lance Dewease turned the tables on Greg Hodnett Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway.

Dewease drove around Hodnett on the 22nd lap and went onto score the win in the inaugural Hessiron.com Kevin Gobrecht Classic presented by Brickers Famous French Fries.

Aboard the Don Kreitz, Jr owned #69K, Dewease was fast all night, setting quick time over the 36-car field in time trials with a lap of 14.208 seconds then scoring the win in his heat race.

“I’m having a lot of fun,” the Fayetteville driver stated in victory lane after earning the $4,000 payday. “This is something way different than I’ve done my whole racing career. Donnie, Davey (Brown) and the whole crew are great. Before the races tonight, we were sitting there reminiscing about races that me and Donnie raced together and that’s what its all about. The last couple years have been down years and I’m real happy with what I’m doing this year.”

By virtue of his dash win, Hodnett, the winner of the April 10th BAPS 410 Sprint Series race at Susquehanna grabbed the early lead over Steve Buckwalter in the 30-lap Gobrecht Classic.

Hodnett drove away from the field during the early laps and had a near three second lead wiped out on lap seven when Cory Haas stopped on the track to bring out a caution.

Hodnett again opened up a lead following the restart as Dewease, who started fourth on the grid was looking for ways to get around Buckwalter for the runner-up spot.

Just past the mid-way mark of the race, Hodnett changed lines on the track which allowed Buckwalter and Dewease to close dramatically and once Dewease disposed of Buckwalter with 20 laps complete, he went after Hodnett and drove around the middle of turns three and four to take the lead with 22 laps in the books.

Hodnett faded after losing the lead but closed to within two car lengths of the leader on the final lap before Danny Dietrich’s flip in turn two brought out a red flag.

Dewease wasn’t to be denied the win, holding Hodnett off in the one lap shootout to take his first win since joining the team.

“I was trying to bid my time out there because I knew the longer we’d run the better we’d get,” stated the winner. “I was searching around for different lines , I found the middle then three quarters to the top you could really starting eating those guys up. We couldn’t run the bottom tonight. We pushed too hard off the corner and it just killed my momentum. I move up a couple of times and didn’t real special up there and I moved down a little bit and felt better. If you can shorten the race track up from where those guys are, you’ll be alright.”

Hodnett settled for the runner-up finish ahead of ninth starting Brent Marks, Aaron Ott and Buckwalter with Ryan Smith, Lucas Wolfe, Tim Shaffer, Bill Dietrich and Rodney Westhafer completing the top 10.

Dewease, R. Smith, Hodnett and Ott were heat race winners. The B-Main was won by Mike Bittinger.

Dover’s Chad Trout took the lead from Jordan Givler with five laps in and held off the late race challenges of Doug Hammaker and Kevin Nouse to win the 20-lap 358 Sprint car feature.

Following the top three were Givler, Dwight Leppo, Brent Shearer, Adrian Shaffer, jared Esh, Glenndon Forsythe and Dalton Dietrich.

Heats for the 30 358 Sprints were won by Forsythe, Esh and Chris Frank. Steve Drevicki won the consolation.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, May 14th on Tyson Fence Night as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman return to the track joined by the second Precise Racing Series event for the 358 Late Models and the Xtreme Stocks .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and Racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

BAPS COATINGS & SUPPLIES 410 SPRINT SPRINTS 30 LAPS: 1.69K-Lance Dewease, 2. 27-Greg Hodnett, 3. 19M-Brent Marks, 4. 25-Aaron Ott, 5. 24-Steve Buckwalter, 6. 94-Ryan Smith, 7. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 8. 13-Tim Shaffer, 9. 8-Bill Dietrich, 10. 44-Rodney Westhafer, 11. 12-Blane Heimbach, 12. 52-Austin Hogue, 13. 21-Brian Montieth, 14. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 15. 20-Ryan Taylor, 16. M1-Mark Smith, 17. 35-Steve Owings, 18. 48-Danny Dietrich, 19. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 20. 5R-Tyler Ross, 21. 12B-Mike Bittinger, 22. 95-Hunter Mackison, 23. 11C-Cory Haas, 24. 747-Davey Sammons Did Not Qualify: 39-Anthony Macri, 1080-Jordon Mackison, 1X-Chad Trout, 75-Frankie Herr, 99M-Kyle Moody, 19-Colby Womer, 91-Anthony Fiore, 5B-Justin Barger, 21T-Scott Fisher, 49H-Bradley Howard, 10-Joe Kata, 55W-Michael Wagner.

358 SPRINTS 25 LAPS: 1. 21M-Chad Trout, 2. 66-Doug Hammaker, 3. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 4. 90-Jordan Givler, 5. 4-Dwight Leppo, 6. 12S-Brent Shearer, 7. 27S-Adrian Shaffer, 8. 30-Jared Esh, 9. 21-Glenndon Forsyhe, 10. 9-Dalton Dietrich, 11. 35-Tyler Esh, 12. 23-Chris Arnold, 13. 41-Jeff Halligan, 14. 19S-Steve Drevicki, 15. 77-David Holbrook, 16. 7-Trey Hivner, 17. 14C-Dave Carlberg, 18. 80-Todd Reed, 19. 00-Chris Frank, 20. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 21. 67-Justin Whittall, 22. 16-Matt Campbell, 23. 18-Nyle Berkes, 24. 12B-Mike Bittinger. Did Not Qualify: 90-Bradley Howard, 5A-Brian Allman, 10-Brody Treaster, 77K-Steve Kissamore, 5-Phil Walter, 17G-George Streaker, Jr.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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, Youth Baseball & Softball Team Uniform Night This Week At Port Royal

410 sprints, super lates, econo lates and 305 sprints on tap including make-up 305 main

Racing Program Sponsored by River Valley Builders

5/8/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present Free Student Night/Youth Baseball and Softball Team Uniform Night this Saturday, May 14 at 7 pm, all sponsored by River Valley Builders.

General admission gates will open at 5 pm with adults priced at $15 and students ages 12 – 18 admitted for FREE on this one special night.

All youngsters attending Saturday’s racing at Port Royal Speedway in their baseball or softball team uniform will be in line for special perks including access to victory lane ceremonies, a lucky tee shirt toss, complimentary concessions and more.

On track action will include the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, the Gray’s Auto and Towing econo late models and the River Valley Builders 305 sprints.

In addition, a make-up 305 sprint main held over from April 30 will also be run after falling victim to rain two weeks ago.

Located at www.rivervalleybuild.com on the internet, River Valley Builders in one of the areas top modular home designers and builders.

Fans can design and plan their own homes by visiting the website or by contacting RVB at 717.994.0575.

The Port Royal pits were packed with 105 race cars including 36 sprints and 37 super late models on May 7 with numerous invaders in competition including sprinters Jack Sodeman Jr. of North Jackson, OH., AJ Flick of Apollo and George Hobaugh of Chicora.

Late model invaders included Brian Tavenner of Winchester, VA., Scott Palmer of Greencastle, Gary Stuhler of Greencastle, Glenn Elliott of Sykesville, MD., and Kenny Moreland of Waldorf, MD.

Moreland nearly picked up the late model main on the night, proclaiming he had fallen in love with the track on just his first-ever visit while Flick noted via Twitter that one hasn’t lived until they’ve taken a lap at speed around the historic oval.

Port Royal is dark for Spring Break on May 21 before returning with the three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular sponsored by Packer’s Concessions on May 28, 29 and 30.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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 Sprints Tune Up For World Of Outlaws Friday with 358 sprints

Locals Prep for World of Outlaws Invasion May 20 & 21

5/8/16

Mechanicsburg – With just one week to go before the World of Outlaws hit town, the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will tune-up for the two-day circuit invasion coming up this Friday, May 13 at Williams Grove Speedway.

General admission gates open at 6 pm with racing action slated for 8 pm.

The HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprints will join the Williams Grove sprint cars for a two-division program.

The 410 sprints will follow a format very similar to that which will be used by the World of Outlaws when they invade to battle the Pennsylvania Posse on May 20 and 21.

Time trials, heat races, a dash and a 25-lap feature paying $4,000 to win will take place in the tune up event.

Friday’ s show will be the second of the season in the Williams Grove Diamond Series for the 410 sprints.

Adult general admission for the show is $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove Speedway.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to Kickin It For Kids, a Cumberland County organization that works with local schools to help families with school age children when they run into financial issues so that the child doesn't have to change or miss school.

And then slated for May 20 and 21 at Williams Grove, it will be the 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, with action taking place both Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 pm for the Morgan Cup presented by NAPA/NGK Spark Plugs weekend.

Friday’s show will feature a Posse/Outlaws showdown going 25 laps in distance, paying $8,000 to the winner with the Saturday main stretched out to 30 laps with a healthy $17,000 posted to win that includes $5,000 earmarked as the Morgan Cup presented by NAPA/NGK Spark Plugs.

Saturday’s show will indeed offer the 2016 Morgan Cup itself, offering $5,000 of the posted $17,000 winner’s share to the feature victor in honor of late Williams Grove owner Mr. Morgan Hughes.

Cup bragging rights will go home for another season, either to the home of the PA Posse, at Williams Grove offices in Mechanicsburg, or to the corporate home of the World of Outlaws located in Concord, NC.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

JAREMI HANSON SCORES SUSQUEHANNA 305 SPRINT VICTORY

 Gene Knaub Scores in Late Models while Boozel and Minnich also win

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 5/8/16

Jaremi Hanson led flag to flag to capture his first win of the season in Saturday nighr’s 25-lap PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint car feature at Susquehanna Speedway.

The New Oxford racer started on the pole aboard the Ryan Slothower Motorsports #14 and never looked back in taking the win.

Zach Newlin rode home in the runner-up spot while Jared Esh put on a passing clinic after starting 24th and racing home in the third position ahead of Ken Duke, Jr., and Ryan Stillwaggon.

Completing the top 10 finishers were Billy Ney, Stephanie Dodson, Scott Lutz, John Martin and Cody Hackenberry.

Heats for the 29 305 Sprint cars were won by Newlin, Geoff Gill and Hanson. There was no consolation.

Gene Knaub was in the right place at the right time when race-long leader Chase Billet’s race car went up in smoke with 23 laps complete in the 25-lap 358 late model feature. Knaub, who had started 13th took over and led the final two laps to score his second win of the season at the track.

Following the Dover driver under the checkers were Charlie Potts, Ben Whittaker, Matt Nailor and Cameron Benyou with Jake Jones, Matt Murphy, Kyle Lear, Daulton Bigler and Sam Gallagher rounding out the top 10 finishers.

Thirty-four late models signed in for action with heat races going to Randy Stoudt (who scratched from the feature), Cody Kershner, Whittaker and Travis Mease. The consolation was won by Alan Sagi.

Eric Boozel led all 15 laps of the Road Warrior feature to become the third winner in as many events this season. He took the win over Christopher Anderson, 10th starting Tim O’Sheehan, Daryl Sipe and Travis Brown.

Anderson, O’Sheehan and Boozel won heats for the 27 Road Warriors.

Randy Minnich led the final two laps of the PENMAR Vintage Car feature to take that win over early leader Glenn Pobletts, Aaron Brommer, Gene Wrightstone and Scott Rickrode.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, May 14th on Tyson Fence Night as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman return to the track joined by the second Precise Racing Series event for the 358 Late Models and the Xtreme Stocks .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and Racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

PASS/IMCA305 SPRINTS 25 LAPS: 1. 14-Jaremi Hanson, 2. 11Z-Zach Newlin, 3. 3W-Jared Esh, 4. 67-Ken Duke, Jr., 5. 11-Ryan Stillwaggon, 6. 83-Billy Ney, 7. 20-Stephanie Dodson, 8. 33-Scott Lutz, 9. 4M-John Martin, 10. 4C-Cody Hackenberry, 11. 92-Alex Potosky, 12. 8D-Scott Ellerman, 13. 70L-Kyle Lloyd, 14. 8-Randy Kaylor, 15. 77-Andrew Hake, 16. 92B-John Bordlemay, 17. 2-Erin Statler, 18. 35-Tom Worrick, Jr., 19. 3D-Dave Grube, 20. 44X-Dave Brown, 21. 50-Jay Krout, 22. 57G-Geoff Gill, 23. 36-Mark Watkins, 24. 3C-Brandt Cook. Did Not Qualify: 53W- Jimmy White, 131-Bobby Sandt, Jr., 18-Ian Detwiler, 17A-Colby Dice, 21H-Quintin Hankis.

358 LATE MODELS 25 LAPS; 1. 1-Gene Knaub, 2. 5-Charlie Potts, 3. 13X-Ben Whittaker, 4. 000-Matt Nailor, 5. 3B-Cameron Benyou, 6. 43-Jake Jones, 7. 21M-Matt Murphy, 8. 151-Kyle Lear, 9. 24-Daulton Bigler, 10. 25-Sam Gallagher, 11. 57-Brad Shank, 12. 5-Alan Sagi, 13. 116-Travis Mease, 14. 1K-Bruce Kane, 15. 50A-Andrew Stotler, 16. 62-Devin Frey, 17. 19L-Dave Latsha, 18. 31-Dave Ogin, 19. 69-Justin Ehrhart, 20. 64-Grant Adams, 21. 22-Chase Billet, 22. 43-Cody Kershner, 23. 4-John Moser, 24. 20-Steve Billet. Did Not Start: NINE-Randy Stoudt. Did Not Qualify: 8M-Shawn Horning, 722-Pat McNeal, 68-DJ Groft, 72-Wayne Pfeil, 74-Randy Christine, Jr., 89-Sonny Norris, 48-Chris Knopp, 13-Jonathon DeHaven, 4M-Kyle Moser.

ROAD WARRIORS 15 LAPS: 1. 151-Eric Boozel, 2. 15-Christopher Anderson, 3. 19-Tim O’Sheehan, 4. 20S-Daryl Sope, 5. 47-Travis Horan, 6. 14E-Don Fortini, 7. 7-Brandon Hedstrom, 8. 69-Robbie Carroll, 9. 69-Tyler Vincent, 10. 11M-Matt Sowers, 11. 88K-Craig Kitzmiller, 12. 143-Dennis Dorosz, 13. 88-Mike Hedstrom, 14. 59-Thomas Rogers, 15. 13-Thomas Thompson, 16. 715-TJ Mellan-Cayllon, 17. 8-Jeff Svendsen, 18. 98-Lee Redman, 19. 36W-Robert Wellman, 20. 17A-Ryan Underkoffler, 21. 46-Don Smith, 22. 32-Justin Cardasso, 23. 150-Raymond Hardy Did Not Start: 43-Justin Williamson Did Not Qualify: 22-Ronald Marsh, 13-John Shorb, Jr., 115-Charle Maneth

PENMAR VINTAGE CARS 15 LAPS: 1. 707-Randy Minnich, 2. 0-Glenn Pobletts, 3. 31-Aaron Brommer, 4. 43-Gene Wrightstone, 5. 4-Scott Rickrode, 6. 29-Mark Rickrode, Jr., 7. 7-Larry Felty, 8. 27H-Paul Hoffman, Jr. 9. 1-Stew Wenrich, 10. 17-Curt Neiman, 11. 89-Ronald Rowles, 12. 00-Gary Becker.

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

MS. MOTORSPORTS ARYNNE MOODY TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT THUNDER SERIES OPENER, SUNDAY, MAY 29 AT GRANDVIEW

TRIPLE THUNDER THIRLLER PROGRAM TO INCLUDE BIG BLOCK VS 358 MODIFIEDS, SPORTSMAN & TSRS SPRINTS 7:30 PM

Ms. Motorsports Arynne Moody of Etters, PA will be part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series open set for Sunday, May 29. This Triple Thunder Thriller event, presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings will find the Big Block Modifieds challenge the weekly 358 Modifieds in a 40 lap main event that will pay $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for tenth and a hefty $500 payoff just to start the main event.

As an added treat, the talented Ms. Motorsports will also sing the National Anthem in a salute to the red, white and blue on this Memorial Day weekend.

This big racing event will also find the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprints on the card competing in a series of heat race qualifying all leading up to the Triple Thunder Thriller “big 3” feature events. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Billy Pauch Jr, Ryan Watt and Rick Laubach are just a few drivers eyeing the $5,000 payoff. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

The popular 2016 Thunder Series schedule has a lot to offer this year including the return of the USAC Non-Wing Sprints in the 10th Annual Eastern Storm. This year, the 358 NASCAR Modifieds will do double-duty with USAC on Tuesday night, June 7. If you have never seen the USAC Non-Wing Sprints at Grandview, this is a “must see” event. Some say watching the USAC time trials along is worth the price of admission. In any case, the norm for the USAC Non-Wing Sprints is plenty of side-by-side racing, numerous slide jobs, some wheelies, a little wheel banging and a bounce or two off the outside wall. So, if you are accustomed to single file races or winners from the pole, you will not see that type of show at Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 7.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls will all be part of the coming season, plus a few added surprises presented by GALCO Business Communications and Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings & Quaker Steak & Lube

Sunday, May 29 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

Triple Thunder Thriller

Big Block/358 Modified Challenge* 40 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC Non-Wing Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

Saturday, May 7, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., May 14, 2016 (7:30 PM) - BAPS NIGHT - 410 Sprints ($5,000-to-win courtesy of BAPS plus 2-lap Challenge races), 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, and York Flooring KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES

Wed, May 18, 2016 (Time Trials 7:30 PM) - WORLD OF OUTLAWS for 410 sprints (Rain date: Thurs, 5/19)

Sat., May 21, 2016 - NO RACING

KYLE MOODY HOLDS OFF KENDALL FOR SECOND CAREER LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR WIN;

Rohrbaugh first repeat winner in 358 sprints; Ryan Smith best of 29-car street stock field

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 5/7/2016 – Things finally fell into place for Lewisberry’s Kyle Moody Saturday night, resulting his second career win in the “410” sprint feature at Lincoln Speedway.

“This season we have a new (Maxim) race car and had some motor issues early on,” said Moody upon exiting his Dynatech Controls/ISSC #99M in victory lane, “It’s funny, earlier in the night I told a couple people that in prior weeks, we’ve been building a notebook. But when the night hits and this thing’s fast, it will all come together in one night.”

Handicapping placed Moody fourth for the start. He was second behind polesitter Frankie Herr (subbing for Nicole Bower) by end of the first lap, and then slid under Herr to grab the race lead exiting turn two of lap five. From there, he drove out to a two and-a-half second lead by the time the first caution flag waved for Mike Bittinger, who came to a stop in turn three of lap 15.

Fifth-starting Robbie Kendall and eighth-starting Austin Hogue were second and third for the restart.

“I did see Kendall and Hogue behind me, and I know those guys are just as quick on any given night, so I tried to mix up my restarts,” commented Moody in the two cautions and one red flag over the remainder of the race, “Luckily, the restarts held up and we’re here.”

The red flag started as a caution, but racing was stopped to make sure Tim Glatfelter was okay after being shaken up after striking the inside guardrail on the front stretch of lap 20.

On the final restart, 17th-starting Brian Montieth passed Hogue for third place, and stayed there until the checkered flew, with Moody’s margin of victory over Kendall at 2.16 seconds.

“This was my type of race track tonight,” said Moody, “I love a heavy race track like this. It was just fun out there.”

Completing the top five were Hogue and Shane Hoff, with Billy Dietrich, 15th-starting Alan Krimes, Glenndon Forsythe, Scott Fisher, and Adam Wilt rounding out the top ten.

Heats for the 28 410 sprinters on hand were won by Kendall, Hoff, and Danny Dietrich, with Gerard McIntyre, Jr. winning the consolation.

Jeff Rohrbaugh became the first sprint car repeat winner of the year at Lincoln and claimed his division-leading 15th career win in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature.

Rohrbaugh started tenth and inherited the lead when polesitter Kody Hartlaub slowed to a stop on the backstretch on lap six. From there, he held off the challenges of 12th-starting Matt Campbell and ninth-starting Jeff Halligan for the win.

Defending Lincoln champ Doug Hammaker came from 17th-starting spot to cross fourth, with Chandler Leiby fifth. Completing the top ten were Dalton Dietrich (best Lincoln career finish), Chris Arnold, Adrian Shaffer, Brent Shearer (who came back through the field after a fourth-lap spin), and Cody Fletcher.

Heats for the 25 358 sprinters on hand were won by Shearer, Shaffer, and Ryan Higgins.

Ryan Smith fulfilled a life-long dream by scoring the win in the 20-lap street stock feature.

Smith started fourth and took the lead from Jimmy Combs down the back stretch of lap eight. He led the rest of the way, with Chad Stine coming from 13th-starting spot to finish second.

Jim Palm, Jr., Josh Bloom, and Eddie Richards completed the top five.

Heats for the 26 street stock were won by Richards (who drew an inversion pill of 12 for the feature), Wayne Dutterer, and Chris Derr.

Next weekend, Saturday, May 14th, it will be BAPS NIGHT featuring the 410 Sprinters going after $5,000-to-win courtesy of BAPS plus 2-lap Challenge races to determine the top 12 starting positions for the feature. 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws round out the auto racing portion of the show. It will also be the first race of the year for the York Flooring KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, May 7, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 99M-Kyle Moody ($3,200); 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 3. 21-Brian Montnieth; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 69-Shane Hoff; 6. 8-Billy Dietrich; 7. 87-Alan Krimes; 8. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 9. 21T-Scott Fisher; 10. 15-Adam Wilt; 11. 48-Danny Dietrich; 12. 2D-Chase Dietz; 13. 11C-Cory Haas; 14. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 15. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 16. 75-Frankie Herr (DNF); 17. 39-Tim Glatfelter (DNF); 18. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 19. 59-Jim Siegel (DNF); 20. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF); 21. 12B-Brad Franks (DNF); 22. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF); 23. 1X-Chad Trout (DNF); 24. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Frankie Herr (1-4), Kyle Moody (5-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 8. 59-Jim Siegel; 9. 10-Zach Eucalano; DNS – 10K-Joe Kata, III. Time – 2:16.906

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 69-Shane Hoff; 2. 75-Frankie Herr; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 2D-Chase Dietz; 6. 21-Brian Montieth; 7. 1X-Chad Trout; 8. 5-Tyler Ross; 9. 91-Dave Quackenbush (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 21T-Scott Fisher; 4. 8-Billy Dietrich; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 12B-Brad Franks; 7. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 8. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); DNS – 37-JJ Grasso. No Time

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 1X-Chad Trout; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 5-Tyler Ross; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 7. 10-Zach Eucalano; 8. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; DNS – 91-Dave Quackenbush. No Time

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh ($1,000); 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 7. 23-Chris Arnold; 8. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 9. 12-Brent Shearer; 10. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 11. 13-Ryan Higgins; 12. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 13. 5-Phil Walter; 14. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 15. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 16. 28-Matt Findley; 17. 7-Trey Hivner; 18. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 19. 21-CJ Tracy (DNF); 20. 5A-Brian Allman (DNF); 21. 15S-Shai Morris (DNF); 22. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF); 23. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 24. 19L-Adam Lyman (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Kody Hartlaub (1-5), Jeff Rohrbaugh (6-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 12-Brent Shearer; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 4. 5A-Brian Allman; 5. 19L-Adam Lyman; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 15S-Shai Morris; 9. 35-Tyler Esh (DNF). Time – 2:23.22

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 2. 97-Brie Hershey; 3. 16-Matt Campbell; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 21T-CJ Tracy; 6. 66-Doug Hammaker; 7. 5-Phil Walter; 8. 28-Matt Findley. Time – 2:20.66

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 13-Ryan Higgins; 2. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 3. 119-Chandler Leiby; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan; 5. 23-Chris Arnold; 6. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 7. 17-George Streaker, III; 8. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNF). No Time

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Hodnett Soars Through Stout Port Royal Sprint Field For Win No. 45, Hollenbeck Earns Long Awaited Late Model Victory

Devin Hart and Pete Leister claim companion stock car mains, 105 cars pack track pits

5/7/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett soared through the field at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night to notch his 45th career sprint car win at the oval after defeating a stout field from the ninth starting position.

Chad Hollenbeck of Montrose drove to victory in the super late model main, finally getting his first career win at the oval after years of trying.

Local driver Devin Hart took the victory in the econo late model feature while another local, Pete Leister picked up the checkers in the xtreme stock feature event.

A total of 105 cars including 36 410-sprints and 37 super late models packed the pits for at big night of racing at Port Royal and the main events didn’t disappoint.

Polesitter Lucas Wolfe jumped into the lead at the start of the 25-lap sprint car main with Mike Wagner racing second.

But by lap three, sixth starter Aaron Ott was in the picture up to third with Hodnett running sixth.

The races first caution flag unfurled with five laps away, finding Hodnett in fifth behind invader AJ Flick of Apollo.

Ott pounced on Wagner when action resumed with Hodnett motoring into fourth and then into third on the seventh tour, getting around Wagner for the spot.

Wolfe entered the rear of the field with 10 laps down and traffic closed up the advantage that Wolfe had built over the field.

Hodnett was surging at the mid point of the race, knifing through the traffic to blast to Ott’s outside in the fourth corner for second as the field raced to complete lap 12 and then after crossing over on the frontstretch as the lap got scored, Hodnett dove under Wolfe as the pair set their cars into the first turn to take the lead.

Hodnett had Wolfe, Ott and Doug Esh following when another caution flag regrouped the field with 10 laps to go.

Ott took a look at Hodnett at the new green but it took until lapped traffic with less than five laps to go for a massive battle for the lead to develop.

Getting blocked out by a pair of cars racing for position in front of him, Hodnett had nowhere to go as he tried to hold the lead and it was then that Ott drove to his inside in the second corner to make a bid for control as Esh took an outside route to do the same.

Both Ott and Esh were all over the leader as he shot onto the backstretch with a narrow advantage with two to go but just then a final yellow unfurled for a stopped Mike Wagner, ruining the match-up for the win.

Hodnett then jetted away over the final two circuits to pick up his victory, the third of the season for him at Port Royal which tied him with Pete Swarmer on the track all-time sprint car win list.

Hodnett took the win by 1.730 seconds over Ott with Esh, Wolfe and Mark Smith in the top five.

Sixth through 10th went to Brock Zearfoss, Ryan Smith, Ryan Taylor, Steve Buckwalter and Af Flick.

Heats went to Esh, Taylor, Hodnett and Smith while Justin Barger took the consolation. Hodnett set fast time with a lap of 16.500 in time trials.

A royal battle took place in the 22-lap super late model main with Hollenbeck leading all circuits but not before some tense moments in a contest for the win.

Tim Smith Jr. followed Hollenbeck for the first six laps before Kenny Moreland of Waldorf, Md., drove into second.

Coleby Frye blasted into third with a massive slide job on the ninth circuit and began his pursuit of the leaders as they entered the backmarkers on the 12th tour.

Moreland was breathing down Hollenbeck’s neck with five laps to go and Yoder now up to third and that’s when Hollenbeck again nearly lost his first career victory at the track.

Driving somewhat defensively with two to go, Hollenbeck slammed the door shut of Moreland as the pair sped through the third and fourth turns and that’s when Moreland made contact with Hollenbeck, turning him sideways.

But somehow Hollenbeck righted the car and Moreland backpedaled just enough to keep from plowing into him while allowing Hollenbeck to keep the lead while both drivers regained their composure with a quickening Dylan Yoder on their tail.

In the end, Hollenbeck took the victory by .548 seconds over Yoder, who got by Moreland at the finish.

Frye was fourth with Jim Yoder in fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Jeff Rine, Scott Palmer, Matt Parks, Tim Smith Jr., and Devin Friese.

Heats went to Smith, Hollenbeck, Frye and Moreland with Jeff Miller getting the consolation race. Dylan Yoder set quick time with a lap of 19.922

Harold Ranck led the first three laps of the econo late model main before contact put him into the frontstretch wall while the lead went to Tim Fedder.

However Fedder would only lead one lap before Devin Hart blistered into the lead and drove away for the victory.

It was Hart’s second career win in the division, coming over Tim Krape, Tim Fedder, Shaun Miller and Steve Lowery.

Twin heats went to Hart and Shaun Miller.

Pete Leister held sway for all 15 laps of the xtreme stock feature, chased early by Jason Zook and then late in the event by Bill Powell.

Powell finished second followed by Deron Henry, Mike Goodwin and Austin Johnson.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

5/7/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Aaron Ott, 3. Doug Esh, 4. Lucas Wolfe, 5. Mark Smith, 6. Brock Zearfoss, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Ryan Taylor, 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. AJ Flick. 11. Davey Sammons, 12. Dylan Cisney, 13. Pat Cannon, 14. Kody Lehman, 15. Wayne Dadetto, 16. Curt Stroup, 17. Joey Hershey, 18. Daryl Stimeling, 19. Jack Sodeman Jr., 20. Anthony Fiore, 21. Mike Wagner, 22. Blane Heimbach, 23. Rick Lafferty, 24. Justin Barger

DNQ: Todd Berkheimer, Cody Fairchok, George Hobaugh, John Garvin, Mallie Shuster, James Pryde, Jim Shuster, Cale Grubb, Mike Walter II., Tyler Bear, Dan Shetler, Jason Shultz

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Chad Hollenbeck, 2. Dylan Yoder, 3. Kenny Moreland, 4. Coleby Frye, 5. Jim Yoder, 6. Jeff Rine, 7. Scott Palmer, 8. Matt Parks, 9. Tim Smith Jr., 10. Devin Friese, 11. Gary Stuhler, 12. Trent Brenneman, 13. Mike Lupfer, 14. Andy Haus, 15. Billy Wampler, 16. Bryan Bernheisel, 17. Danny Snyder, 18. Glenn Elliott, 19. Hayes mattern, 20. Andrew Yoder, 21. Dave Brouse Jr., 22. Scott Flickinger, 23. Patrick Bryner, 24. Jeff Miller

DNQ: Dave Stamm, Tim Gray, Austin Berry, Kyle Rhoades, Jason Davis, Ernie Millon, Brian Tavenner, Jeff Johnson, Larry Baer, Todd Snook, Kody Lyter, Kirk Baker, Vern Zerby

355 econo late models, 18 laps: 1. Devin Hart, 2. Tim Krape, 3. Tim Fedder, 4. Shaun Miller, 5. Steve Lowery, 6. Jared Fulkroad, 7. AJ Stroup, 8. Troy Miller, 9. Garrett Gray, 10. Jason Peachey, 11. Curt Dunn, 12. Derrick Garman, 13. Harold Ranck, 14. Dustin Kirk, 15. Chase Bowsman

DNS: Jason Nace, Lucas Bryner, Bobby Ballentine

Xtreme stocks, 15 laps: 1. Pete Leister, 2. Bill Powell, 3. Deron Henry, 4. Mike Goodwin, 5. Austin Johnson, 6. Corey Kepner, 7. Walt Peters, 8. Darren Rice, 9. Kevin Dobson, 10. Jason Zook. 11. Jason Davis, 12. Ryan Zook, 13. Tyler Amtower, 14. Brian Strawser, 15. Kevin Imes

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

7 May 2016 Steve Inch

PACK THE TRACK POSTPONED DUE TO TRACK CONDITIONS; PRO STOCK 20, DOUBLE LATE MODEL FEATURES & 360 SPRINTS ON MAY 14 RACING CARD

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway officials postponed tonight’s PEPSI “Pack The Track” racing program due to extremely wet and unsuitable track conditions following four days of rain in the area. The cancellation was announced at 2:30 p.m. after the track crew worked on trouble spots to no avail.

“The decision to not race was out of safety for the drivers and everyone involved,” said general manager Steve Inch. “At 2:30 we were still not seeing the progress with the race track surface that was needed. We made the announcement early enough in the day to let teams and fans know who were traveling from outside of the area.”

The popular “Pack The Track” promotion will be rescheduled this season.

Selinsgrove Speedway will return to racing action at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14, with the 15th annual A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock 20 plus double late model features (including the April 30 postponed race), 360 sprint cars, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

The Pro Stock 20 is the division’s annual 20-lap championship race paying $1,000 to win.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park, the one-fifth mile track located inside of Selinsgrove Speedway’s half-mile oval, will present a complete program of go kart and 125 micro sprint car racing at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13. 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 track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

 

 

USAC NON-WING SPRINTS & THE EASTERN STORM TO KICKOFF AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 7

There is a storm heading our way in early June, the AMSOIL Non-Wing Sprints Eastern Storm will make its tenth swing to Pennsylvania and New Jersey with opening night set for the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 7. The one-third mile high banked Grandview Speedway is the perfect venue for these non-wing 410 sprint cars. Three abreast racing, a few slide jobs, a wheelie or two and an occasional bounce off the outside guardrail is just the norm when the non-wing warriors invade the hill. The Tuesday, June 7 USAC sprint show will be part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series and the popular 358 Modifieds will be part of the wildly popular double header program.

Time trials for the USAC non-wing sprints will open the June 7 program. Some say the USAC time trials are worth the price of admission. Heat race qualifying will take place for the USAC sprints as well as the 358 Modifieds leading up to the 40 lap $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic as the 358 Modifieds battle for $3,000 to win in a 30 lap feature. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

Wednesday night, June 8 it’s off to the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA where it is all about “rub rails and rooster tails” as USAC and the 358 Sprints team-up for big double header of wing and non-wing sprint cars. Along with qualifying for both divisions, the 358 Sprint will battle in a 20 lap feature event paying $1,000 to win and $150 to take the green. This is a full points event for the 358 Sprints. The USAC Sprints will chase $6,000 to win in the 30 lap feature followed by a second USAC feature that will go 25 laps paying $3,000 to win. One USAC driver could possibly earn $9,000. The make-up feature should be a crowd please as the line-up will be determined by inverting the finish from the 30 lap feature. Gates open at 5 PM with qualifying getting underway at 7 PM for the three feature race card.

The AMSOIL Eastern Storm will move to the New Egypt Speedway on Thursday night, June 9. Friday night will be an off night for the series but they will return to action on Saturday night, June 11 at the Port Royal Speedway and close out the tour on Sunday night, June 12 at the Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.

More news and details to come on the 10th Annual AMSOIL USAC Non-Wing Sprints Eastern Storm.

SUMMARIES: 26 Feature Races

TRACKS Grandview Speedway 7 Races

Big Diamond Raceway 5 Races

New Egypt Speedway 5 Races

Port Royal Speedway 4 Races

Lincoln Speedway 2 Races

Hagerstown Speedway 2 Races

Susquehanna Speedway 2 Races

Mercer Raceway Park 1 Race

Lernerville Speedway 1 Race

@=2014 New Oxford rained out after semi.

RACE Levi Jones 6

WINNERS: Cole Whitt 3

Bryan Clauson 3

Robert Ballou 3

Chris Windom 2

Damion Gardner 1

Jon Stanbrough 1

Bobby East 1

Hunter Schuerenberg 1

Jesse Hockett 1

Chad Boat 1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 1

Daron Clayton 1

Dave Darland 1

Shane Cottle 1

Chase Stockon 1

Brady Bacon 1

CHAMPIONS: Levi Jones 3

Cole Whitt 2

Bryan Clauson 2

Brady Bacon 1

Robert Ballou 1

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

Friday May 6, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA

UPCOMING EVENTS: Fri., May 13, 2016 – 358 Late Models, 600 Micros, Classic Cars & Limited Stocks Stocks (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.) Kids Race Car Rides Fri., May 20, 2016 – Insinger Fuels 358 Spring Championship ($1,200 to win), Limited Stocks, Street Stocks, Mason-Dixon 270 Micros (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

TRAIL-WAY CANCELS MAY 6TH RACING PROGRAM DUE TO WEATHER Changes Made to 2016 Schedule

HANOVER, PA (5/6/2016) – For the third time in 2016, Trail-Way Speedway promoters were forced to cancel the Friday night racing program due to inclement weather. With three of five Friday night racing programs falling victim to unpredictable Spring weather patterns, Trail-Way promoters have decided to make a few minor changes to the 2016 racing schedule.

The Penn-Mar Vintage Cars will now have an added race date on Friday June 17th. This will come one week before the annual Penn-Mar Vintage Car “Les Coghill Memorial.”

With both Student Nights being affected by weather cancellations, track management has decided to move the events to the next two Friday nights. Trail-Way welcomes students to enjoy a night at the races, on us! Bring your school ID to receive free general admission. This will be good for Friday May 13th and Friday May 20th.

Trail-Way Speedway will try again next Friday, May 13th, with the return of the Precise Racing Products 358 Late Models. Joining the Late Models will be the 600 Micro Sprints, Classic Cars and Limited Stocks. This will also be “Kids Race Car Rides” Night! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with heats scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.

The following Friday, May 20th, the 358 Sprints return to Trail-Way, to headline the Insinger Fuels 358 Spring Championship, paying $1,200 to win. Joining the Sprints will be the Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints sponsored by Lucas Oil, Limited Stocks and Street Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with heats scheduled to begin at 7:45 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 flag.

 

 

PEPSI PACK THE TRACK THIS SATURDAY! $5 GENERAL ADMISSION FOR BLOCKBUSTER PROGRAM FEATURING 360 SPRINTS, 2 LATE MODEL MAINS, PRO STOCKS & ROADRUNNERS!

NEWVILLE FAMILY OF COMPANIES 358 SPRINT CAR BONUS PROGRAM KICKS OFF!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present another blockbuster racing program at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 7, for just $5 general admission as part of the annual PEPSI Pack The Track Night featuring 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners!

Track gates open at 5 p.m., when fans can check out several race cars that will be on display at the grandstand entrance before the start of Saturday’s racing program, which will also feature the April 30 rain-postponed late model feature. Kids 11 years of age and younger are always admitted FREE at Selinsgrove.

Saturday night will be the first race date of the season for the Newville Family of Companies 358 sprint car competition bonus program. For 358 sprint car teams who compete with the 360 sprints at Selinsgrove on May 7, May 14, June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, Aug. 6, Aug. 20, and Aug. 27 (non-sanctioned races), the following bonuses will be awarded: $200, $125, and $100 for the first, second, and third 358 sprint car drivers to cross the finish line, respectively, in the main event.

A $1,000 bonus is being posted to the 358 sprint car point champion, with $500, $300, and $200 being paid to the top four 358 sprint car point finishers who compete in at least half of the designated race dates.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park will host go karts and 125 micro sprint cars at 7 p.m. this Friday, May 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.

 

 

KEVIN GOBRECHT CLASSIC UP NEXT FOR BAPS 410 SPRINT SERIES AT SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA 5/2/16 When Scott Gobrecht purchased Susquehanna Speedway, there was one race that he had penciled in before he even thought about what direction he was taking the speedway.

The race would be the inaugural Kevin Gobrecht Classic that would help keep the memory his of late brother going strong year after year.

And that race is up next on the BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series as Sunday, May 8 will feature the 30-lap HessIron.com Kevin Gobrecht Classic presented by Bricker’s Famous French Fries.

The race is the second of the seven-race BAPS 410 Sprint Series at the speedway with the remaining dates being a June date TBD, July 17, August 21, September 22 and November 5. Greg Hodnett won the first BAPS Sprint Series race on April 10 at the York Haven oval.

The race will also be held on Mothers Day as the first 100 Moms that enter the grandstands will receive pink carnations.

“We’re very excited about round two of the BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series,” Gobrecht said about the big event planned. “It’s going to be a special day as we remember Kevin while celebrating all of the Moms out there. Our Mom is such a big part of our racing family and it seems fitting to have the Kevin Gobrecht Classic on Mothers Day. Many of the drivers in our sport have a great Mom supporting their efforts so it will be great to celebrate them on May 8th. We’re grateful for BAPS, HessIron.com and Bricker’s Famous French Fries for supporting this special event.”

Fans heading out to the speedway for this special event will not only be treated to great racing on the revamped speedway but will be able to enjoy several fan friendly events before the races.

Live entertainment by the band Bare Creek Junction presented by the Beer Hill Gang will be playing before the races and Valley Green Beverage will once again be serving free beer to race fans featuring Busch Light, Busch, Goose Island and Bud Light Watermelon. Free Beer will be available from 2-6pm.

Fans will be able to get an up close look at the original Amoco #93 410 sprint car that Kevin Gobrecht won the Historical Big One at Eldora Speedway less than two months before his untimely death. The sprint car along with Race For A Cause will be on hand for fans all afternoon and evening.

And finally, any fan entering the grandstand will receive $2.00 off their admission if they are sporting Beer Hill Gang apparel.

The Kevin Gobrecht Classic will pay $4,000 to win and $470 to start. Time Trials will set the starting lineups.

Pits and grandstands both open at 4PM with racing beginning at 7PM.

Admission prices are as follows: $18 (Adults ages 18-59); $16 (Young Adult ages 13-17); $16 (Seniors ages 60 plus) and Kids 12 and Under are Free. Pit admission is $30.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net as well as Susquehanna Speedway on Facebook for all of the latest news, results and information.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

May 28, 29 & 30 Port Royal Weikert Memorial Is Richest Event In Speedway History

Over $110,000 in total purse moneys on the line for all divisions!

5/1/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial sprint car extravaganza at Port Royal Speedway on May 28, 29 and 30 has now been established as the richest total event ever held at the historic oval.

The three-day total of all division purses and sprint car series point fund amounts to more than $110,000 slated to be paid out at the fabulous event.

This amazing dollar figure makes the Memorial Day holiday weekend program at Port Royal the most lucrative in the history of motorized racing at the facility dating back to 1938.

The three-day program for the 410 sprint cars will culminate on Monday afternoon when the Weikert Champion is crowned based on cumulative points accrued during the three-day event.

The weekend event is being run in honor of one of the greatest sprint car owners ever to be known across the nation and around the world, Mr. Bob Weikert of Fairfield.

The Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday, May 28 featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well on May 28, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night, May 29 when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

The URC Sprints will also be part of the Sunday program, competing in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Special bonuses of $300, $200 and $100 will be paid to the highest finishing 358 sprint cars that race in the URC main event.

And after Sunday, less than a day later, the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an afternoon program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying a minimum of $4,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

All three events have a posted $200 Hard Charger Award up for grabs with the Saturday and Sunday Hard Charger earning a guaranteed starting spot in the following days main event.

Tow money for all 410-sprint non-qualifiers in each program is also up for grabs in the amount of $100.

Monday’s program also offers Central Pa Legends racing and action for the PA mini stocks.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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 2016 – 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 Lake Chevrolet Mother’s Night/Camera & Autograph Night This Week

Moms get in for $10, general admission granted pit access, four-divisions on tap

5/1/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The first four-division racing program of the season is on tap this Saturday night, May 7 at 7 pm at Port Royal Speedway on Lake Chevrolet Mother’s Night/Camera & Autograph Night.

Sponsored by the Lake family of auto dealerships in Lewistown, Pa., fans who purchase a general admission ticket will be permitted access to the pit area to meet and greet drivers from 5 until 6 pm.

Racing at the track this Saturday will be the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, Gray’s Auto & Towing econo late models and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

Both the econo lates and the xtreme stocks will be making their season debut at this week’s show.

General admission gates open at 5 pm with adult general admission priced at $15 and students ages 12 – 18 admitted for $7.

In honor of all mothers on Mother’s Day weekend, all moms will be granted general admission for the price of just $10. In addition, a special Moms Bus Ride will take place around the track at intermission.

Having fallen victim to rain on April 30, the make-up 305 sprint main from April 30 has been rescheduled for May 14.

May 14 will be River Valley Builders Free Student/Youth Baseball and Softball Team Uniform Night at Port Royal Speedway.

All students ages 12 – 18 will be admitted for free on May 14.

Racing at the track will include 410 sprints, late models, the PASS/IMCA 305 sprints and the econo late models at 7 pm.

The track is closed for Spring Break on May 21.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

Another Yellow Breeches 500 For Sprints Friday At Williams Grove, 358 Sprints Too!

Breeches series offers $500 to start 25-lap main event for Lawrence Chev. 410 sprints

5/1/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will again present another lucrative event for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints as the next Yellow Breeches 500 race is staged this Friday night, May 6 at 8 pm.

Competition will also include the second race of the season for the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints.

General admission gates open at 6 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove Speedway.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Central Pa Blood Bank.

From 5 – 9 on Friday night, a blood drive will be held adjacent to the frontstretch admission gates to also benefit the blood bank.

Blood donors will receive a $10 gift certificate to the speedway plus a complimentary coupon for Papa Johns Pizza.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will race in a handicapped feature event paying $3,600 for the victory but also paying a hefty $500 to start as a race in the Breeches 500 series. .

Pat Cannon kicked off the Yellow Breeches 500 series with his first victory on the season on April 1.

The oval will tune up for the first invasion of the season by the World of Outlaws sprint cars on May 13 with a specially formatted program to ready the locals for the following week’s two-day outlaws stand.

The May 13 World of Outlaws tune up race will be the second in the season-long Diamond Series for the 410 sprints.

And then the 2016 World of Outlaws tour will storm into the historic oval on May 20 and 21 for a two-day stand.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

30 April 2016 By Michael Batz

SMITH WINS RAIN-SHORTENED SPRINT CAR GUNN MEMORIAL; MITCH POWERS TO FIRST PRO STOCK VICTORY OF SEASON; LATE MODEL MAKEUP FEATURE ADDED TO MAY 7 “PACK THE TRACK”

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - On the night of the 36th annual Jack Gunn Memorial there were two races going on at Selinsgrove Speedway. One race was on the track and the other was against mother nature and an impending storm Saturday evening.

Although the racing was fast paced all night and moved along quickly, mother nature still got the best of the 30-lap Gunn Memorial. The race was past halfway and considered complete on lap 18 with Mark Smith of Sunbury declared the winner for the second year in a row in the $2,200-to-win event. Brad Mitch of McClure also grabbed a Pro Stock win in the division’s 15-lap main before the rains came.

Robbie Stillwagon of Burlington, N.J., started the night off with the Fast Tees Fast Time Award (17.499) over the 28-car field for the Newville Family of Companies 360 Sprint Cars which were joined by the United Racing Club.

Rains hit before the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Super Late Model feature was held. The makeup feature will be run during the May 7 “Pack the Track” night. Chad Hollenbeck, Tony Adams, and Coleby Frye won the heat races for the stout 27-car Late Model field.

The Roadrunner feature was also postponed to a later date to be announced.

This coming Saturday, May 7, will be the annual PEPSI “Pack the Track” night featuring $5 General Admission for all adults and students. Kids 11 years of age and younger will be admitted FREE. The May 7 racing card will include a full program of 360 Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, Roadrunners and two late model features. Gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.

Once heat races and a B-main were completed the Sprint Car feature line up was set with Mark Smith bringing the field to the green flag as the defending winner of the race. A strong start for fourth-place starter Josh Weller shot him into the race lead. A lap six caution flag gave Smith a chance to regroup and take a shot to regain the top spot. By the time the field returned to the flag stand for lap seven Smith was again showing the way while being chased by Weller.

On lap 12 Smith began to work into lapped traffic and that allowed Weller to begin to close up the gap along with TJ Stutts. Stutts was all over Weller when the yellow flag flew again on lap 17 for Curt Michael slowing with a flat tire. The yellow was good for Smith again giving him the open track.

Stutts was on Weller when the green flew again allowing Smith to get away a little bit before the yellow was displayed for the final time. Jim Shuster was slowing on the backstretch as the rain began to fall on the speedway. Drivers gave officials the sign that the racing surface was not what it needed to be for them to compete any further and they were sent to the pits and the race was called official soon after.

The win is Smith’s 16th career victory at the speedway in 358-360 Sprint Car racing and his seventh in a URC sanctioned event at the track dating back to 2012. Weller came home in second followed by Stutts, Ryan Kissinger from the 13th starting spot, and Robbie Stillwagon. Jason Shultz, Cody Keller, Nate Snyder, Ed Aiken, and John Braim were the top ten in the rain-shortened event.

Joe Trenca, Josh Weller, Tj Stutts won the heat races with Colby Womer winning the B main.

Brad Mitch was on a mission to grab his 20th career Selinsgrove Speedway victory and he did just that in the A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock feature event. Mitch led early over opening night winner Andrew Shoop before Shoop went pitside with an issue. Kurt Wray became the runner up and put a ton of pressure on Mitch before he too had an issue that sidelined his car.

Brandon Moser kept Mitch honest the rest of the race by staying on his rear bumper, but was not able to complete the pass and had to settle for second. Matt Wilson, Curtis Lawton, and Jeff Ceballo rounded out the top five. Mitch and Shoop won heat races for the Pro Stocks.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY- 30 April 2016 360 Sprints—28 Entries 30-Lap A-Main Called Official On Lap 18 Due To Rain: 1) 1M Mark Smith 2) 63 Josh Weller 3) 23 TJ Stutts 4) 66 Ryan Kissinger 5) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 6) 29 Jason Shultz 7) 99K Cody Keller 8) 39 Nate Snyder 9) 21 Ed Aikin 10) 44 John Braim 11) 1W Eric Tomecek 12) 28F Davie Franek 13) 77 Derek Locke 14) 33 Michael Walter 15) 22 Troy Betts 16) 67 Steve Collins 17) 39 Eric Parker 18) 47 Adam Carberry 19) C4 Jim Shuster 20) 5g Curt Michael 21) 98 Joe Trenca 22) 10 Pauly Colagiovanni 23) 3Z Colby Womer 24) 74J JR Berry 25) 5 Justin Barger 26) 56 Randy West Heat Winners: Joe Trenca, Josh Weller, TJ Stutts B-Main Winner: Colby Womer Time Trials: 1) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 17.499 2) 29 Jason Shultz 17.504 3) 28F Davie Franek 17.584 4) 1 Mark Smith 17.613 5) 63 Josh Weller 17.626 6) 5G Curt Michael 17.645 7) 5 Justin Barger 17.712 8) 99K Cody Keller 17.712 9) 23 TJ Stutts 17.738 10) 98 Joe Trenca 17.741 11) 21 Ed Aikin 17.801 12) 33 Michael Walter II 17.866 13) 3Z Colby Womer 17.896 14) 66 Ryan Kissinger 17.934 15) 44 John Braim 17.959 16) 1W Eric Tomecek 17.962 17) C4 Jim Shuster 18.012 19) 39 Nate Snyder 18.316 20) 29S Derek Steward 18.390 21) 56 Randy West 18.424 22) 10 Pauly Colagiovanni 18.536 23) 39 Eric Parker 18.629 24) 74J JR Berry 25)706 Mark Sasso 19.403 26) 47 Adam Carberry DNT 27) 67 Steve Collins DNT 28) 77 Derek Locke DNT Super Late Models –27 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: Postponed until May 7 Heat Winners: Chad Hollenbeck, Tony Adams, Coleby Frye Pro Stocks – 18 Entries 15-Lap A-Main: 1) 10M Brad Mitch 2) 8M Brandon Moser 3) 83 Matt Wilson 4) 33 Curtis Lawton 5) 28J Jeff Ceballo 6) 28B John Bouse 7) 55 Lori Croop 8) 4 Jim Payne 9) 14C Bill Conrad 10) 71 Kurt Wray 11) 19 Brandon Auman 12) 13 Zach Romig 13) 6C AJ Hoffman 14) 2C Adam Campbell 15) 8S Andrew Shoop 16) 28 Dan Condo 17) 55T John Troxell 18) 26 Nate Stroup Heat Winners: Brad Mitch, Andrew Shoop Roadrunners – 5 Entries 12-Lap A-Main: Makeup Date To Be Announced

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series

This week the Central PA 358 Point Series moved to Lincoln Speedway this week with 31 cars pitside. Rain moved in before the completion of the consi and the remainder of the event will be run on Tuesday May 10th. The event will stay a point race for the series even though it will be run mid week.

With this weekend's race being moved to May 10th that will make for an exciting and taxing 7 days for the Central PA 358 Point Series. Next Friday May 6th the series will have 2 races at Williams Grove Speedway for their 2nd race of 2016 while Trail Way Speedway will host the series for the 3rd time in 2016. Saturday night the series will shift to Lincoln Speedway while Sunday night the series will move to Susquehanna Speedway for the 2nd round of the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series. After 1 night off the series will return to Lincoln Speedway for the completion of this past Saturday's race. Then May 13th the Capitol Renegade Kinf of the 358's Series will move to the Historic Half Mile, Williams Grove Speedway for race 3 of the 8 race series. The following night the Central PA 358 Point Series will cap off the biggest 8 days in its history by being part of BAPTS night at Lincoln Speedway. That is 7 races for the drivers to make their mark on both the Central PA 358 Point Series and the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series.

Monday also is the kickoff of the Central PA 358 Point Series Most Popular Driver Award Voting. All voting will will be done on the series Face Book page which you can found by looking up Central PA 358 Point Series. 10 drivers names will be posted every morning and the fans will have 24 hrs to vote for their favorite driver by clicking LIKE under the drivers name. The top 2 vote getters each day will move to the finalls of the voting. The winner will join drivers like Nate Snyder(2009),Nate Becker(2010),Eric Tomecek(2011),Cody Keller(2012),Chase Dietz(2013, and the only 2 time winner of the award Ashley Cappetta (2014,2015). The voting will be open to any 358 driver who has started a heat race in the 358 division in 2016 and the award will be handed out at a later date in front of the fans, so make sure you get your votes counted because trust me every vote counts.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 155 pts. (1 win) 2. Doug Hammaker - 125 Pts. (2 win) 3. Matt Campbell - 119 Pts. (1 win) 4. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 95 Pts (1 win) 5. Chris Arnold - 90 Pts. (1 win) 6. Chandler Leiby - 80 Pts. 7.Jeff Halligan - 80 Pts. 8. Matt Findley - 76 Pts. 9. Tyler Esh - 71 Pts. 10.Cody Fletcher - 63 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Identity Solutions WRT SpeedWerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather and Kate Kelly Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

May 6th (WG) (TW) May 7th (Lincoln) Sunday May 8th (Susky) King of the 358 race Tuesday May 10th (Lincoln) Completion of the April 30th race May 13th (WG) King of the 358 race May 14th (Lincoln) May 20th (TW) King of the 358 race May 27th (TW) May 28th (Lincoln)


 

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

PAUL MILLER VISITS SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY VICTORY LANE WITH SPORTSMAN WIN Brendon Bright, Alex Updegraff and Travis Brown also score feature wins

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway YORK HAVEN, PA 4/30/16

With rain imminent at any time, Susquehanna Speedway pressed forward with Saturday night’s racing program and was the only track in the area to complete its entire show before Mother Nature set in.

After back to back top 10 finishes, Fawn Grove racer Paul Miller parked his family owned machine in victory lane after topping the 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature.

Nicknamed “The Show,” Miller lined up sixth on the grid and arrived to challenge early race leader Troy Rhome by taking the top spot with 11 laps complete.

However, that lead would be shortlived as Rhome raced back around Miller on lap 14 to retake the top spot.

Not to be denied the win, Miller went back out front on lap 16 and never looked back, despite a lap 22 caution that bunched the field on his bumper.

Miller’s second career Susquehanna win came aboard the Miller & Sons, Inc., KramerKraft No. 58.

Defending Super Sportsman champ Frankie Herr, of Carlisle came from 11th to finish in the runner-up spot ahead of Halifax driver Mike Enders, 10th starting Rich Eichelberger of Dillsburg and current track point leader Russ Mitten of Newville. Mitten earned the Hard Charger after starting 22nd.

Doug Dodson came home sixth after starting 20th ahead of Rhome, Davey Walsh, Jay Fannasy and Bruce Buckwalter, Jr.

Heats for the 27 Super Sportsman were won by Steve Wilbur, Tom Wyckoff, and Herr with two time winner Gregg Foster topping the consolation.

The ARDC Midgets made their second appearance of the season and it was Brendon Bright scoring back to back wins in the 20-lap feature.

Bright took the lead on lap eight from Ryan Greth and drove to the win ahead of Greth, Brett Arndt, Alex Bright and Tommy Kunsman.

Danny Stratton and Ryan Wilson were heat winners for the 20 ARDC Midgets.

Alex Updegraff picked up his first win of the season in the 20-lap Extreme Stock car feature as he came from his fifth starting spot to take the lead with 10 laps complete. He took the win over Kyle Emig, Michael Smith, Kirby Sites and Ronnie Buck.

Johnny Palm and Updegraff were heat winners for the 20 Xtreme Stocks.

Only one caution slowed Travis Brown’s drive to victory lane in the 15-lap Road Warrior feature as he led the final four laps in his first win this season over Daryl Sipe, early race leader Robert Wellman, opening week winner Tim O’Sheehan and Christopher Anderson.

O’Sheehan and Wellman picked up heat race wins as 20 Road Warriors signed in for competition.

Susquehanna Speedway kicks off the month of May with a big doubleheader event beginning with a Saturday night, May 7 program of PASS/IMCA Sprints, 358 Late Models, Road Warriors and PenMar Vintage Cars. Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and racing beginning at 7PM.

Then on Sunday night, it will be the second of seven BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series events as the Hessiron.com Kevin Gobrecht Classic presented by Bricker’s Famous French Fries will headline the May 8 event on Mothers Day.. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the 358 sprint cars. Gates open at 4PM with racing slated for 7PM. Check out the separate press release for all of the information regarding this special event.

Another Test and Tune session is also scheduled for this Wednesday, May 4 beginning at 6PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN 25 LAPS: 1. 58-Paul Miller, 2. 70D-Frankie Herr, 3. 3B-Mike Enders, 4. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 5. 77-Russ Mitten, 6. 54-Doug Dodson, 7. 10-Troy Rhome, 8. 20W-Davey Walsh, 9. 222-Jay Fannasy, 10. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, Jr., 11. 41-Scott Geesey, 12. 17J-Tony Jackson, 13. 32-Gregg Foster, 14.00-Rick Barr, 15. 75-Kenny Edkin, 16. 32J-Justin Foster, 17. 77W-Tom Wyckoff, 18. 318-Teddy Thomas, 19. 19-Devin Beidel, 20. 14-Nate Young, 21. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 22. 17-Steve Wilbur, 23. 30-Scott Dellinger, 24. 99-Chad Smith. Did Not Qualify: 91-Lanny Hake, 44-Russ Lebo, 15-Brian Boughter.

ARDC MIDGETS 20 LAPS: 1. 92-Brendon Bright, 2. 4-Ryan Greth, 3. 46-Brett Arndt, 4. 77-Alex Bright, 5. 21-Tommy Kunsman, 6. 5-PJ Gargiulo, 7. 99G-Justin Grosz, 8. 14-Trevor Kobylarz, 9. 29-Ryan Wilson, 10. 20-Tyler Brehm, 11. 29S-Anthony Nocella, 12. 11-Eric Heydenreich, 13. 4x-Austin Quick, 14 74-Jamie Spears, 15. 78-Nick Wean, 16. 33-Danny Stratton, 17. 95-Jim Radney, 18. 44-Brett Wanner Did Not Start: 14B-Rohan Beasley, 4T-Brandon Yarlett.

XTREME STOCKS 20 LAPS: 1. 1-Alex Updegraff, 2. 10-Kyle Emig, 3. 76-Michael Smith, 4. 95K-Kirby Sites, 5. 77B-Ronnie Buck, 6. F1-John Frye, 7. 55-Brian Rehbein, 8. 77-Jeff Waltz, 9. XR7-Jerry Blauch, 10. 78-Tonya Lance, 11. 1J-Eric Johnson, 12. 100-Matt Wampler, 13. 7K-Todd Knaub, 14. 7JR-Johnny Palm, 15. 19R-Roy Denike, 15. 14H-Matthew Hays, 16. 45-Howard Williams, 17. 97-Donnie Broderick. Did Not Start: 3B-Cameron Benyou, 8-Davey Nestor.

ROAD WARRIORS 15 LAPS: 1. 47-Travis Brown, 2. 20S-Daryl Sipe, 3. 36W-Robert Wellman, 4. 19-Tim O’Sheehan, 5. 15- Christopher Anderson, 6. 98-Lee Redman, 7. 69-Robbie Carroll, 8. 17A-Ryan Underkoffler, 9. 8-Jeff Svendsen, 10. 46-Dion Smith, 11. 7-Brandon Hedstrom, 12. 13-Thomas Thompson, 13. 26-Kent Leonard, 14. 127-Dillon Allen, 15. 82-Justin Cardasso, 16. 88K-Craig Kitzmiller, 17. 1C-Ken Boose, 18. 59-Thomas Rogers, 19. 143-Dennis Dorosz, 20. 13-John Shorb, Jr.

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER SERIES TO OPEN AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY, MAY 29

BIG BLOCKS TO CHALLENGE 358 MODIFIEDS IN 40 LAP $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH & $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN SERIES OPENER

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will open in a big way Sunday night, May 29 at the Grandview Speedway in a huge show presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

The Big Block Modifieds will challenge the weekly 358 Modifieds in a 40 lap main event that will pay $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for tenth and a hefty $500 payoff just to start the main event. This Triple Thunder Thriller show will also find the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprints rounding out the program of heat race qualifying all leading up to the Triple Thunder Thriller “big 3” feature events. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Billy Pauch Jr, Ryan Watt and Rick Laubach are just a few drivers eyeing the $5,000 payoff. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

The popular 2016 Thunder Series schedule has a lot to offer this year including the return of the USAC Non-Wing Sprints in the 10th Annual Eastern Storm. This year, the 358 NASCAR Modifieds will do double-duty with USAC on Tuesday night, June 7.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill racing series is presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings and will continue with the third race of the season on Tuesday night June 28. These popular 410 sprint and 358 Modified double-headers are always thrillers and this year there is a double-shot with a pair of these events. The 22nd running of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week hits the Bechtelsville high-banks on Tuesday, June 28, and the 2nd Annual Thunder Cup takes place on Tuesday, July 26. Danny Dietrich won the Thunder Cup in 2016 after a thrilling late race pass, stopping the dominating Greg Hodnett.

On Thursday, July 14, the 19th running of the Traffic Jam will showcase the stars and cars of the Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds competing against our hometown heroes in an always exciting event. Joining this show will be the Sportsman competing in a series of qualifying events leading up to a twenty-five lap feature.

Thursday, August 18 the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents a Sprint Car showdown like no other when the nationally touring All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series invades the Grandview Speedway in an all-winged double header that includes the ever competitive TSRS Sprint Car Series as an accompaniment. Race time is 7:30 PM. Some very big plans in the works for this event!

The Thunder series will close out 2016 on Saturday, October 15 with the MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party featuring a $5,000-to-win, 40 lap Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge that includes the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprint Cars on this Triple Thunder Thriller Halloween Party.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls will all be part of the coming season, plus a few added surprises presented by GALCO Business Communications and Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings & Quaker Steak & Lube

Sunday, May 29 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

Triple Thunder Thriller

Big Block/358 Modified Challenge* 40 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC Non-Wing Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, July 14 7:30 PM PPB Night

Super DIRTcar Series 19th Annual Traffic Jam

60 Laps Modifieds & Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

410 Sprints Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 18 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

All Star Circuit of Champions & TSRS Sprints

Saturday, October 15 6 PM

Grandview Speedway

MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party

Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge 40 Laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

AMSOIL 10TH ANNUAL USAC EASTERN STORM

10TH ANNUAL USAC NON-WING SPRINTS EASTERN STORM TO OPEN AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 7

Mark these dates. The popular return of the USAC Non-Wing Sprints will head East, June 7 through June 12 with the 10th Annual AMSOIL Eastern Storm.

The Eastern Storm opens at the one-third mile Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The USAC non-wing sprints always put on a show, but at Grandview, it’s even better. USAC will invade Grandview on Tuesday night, June 7 with the Annual Jesse Hockett Classic paying $6,000 to the winner. Joining the USAC sprints will be the 358 NASCAR Modifieds. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

Wednesday night, June 8 it’s off to the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA as USAC and the 358 Sprints team-up for big double header. Along with qualifying for both divisions, the 358 Sprint will battle in a 25 lap feature event paying $1,000 to win and $150 to take the green. This is a full points event for the 358 Sprints. The USAC Sprints will chase $6,000 to win in the 30 lap feature followed by a second USAC feature that will go 25 laps paying $3,000 to win. One USAC driver could possibly earn $9,000. The make-up feature should be a crowd please as the line-up will be determined by inverting the finish from the 30 lap feature. Gates open at 5 PM with qualifying getting underway at 7 PM for the three feature race card.

The AMSOIL Eastern Storm will move to the New Egypt Speedway on Thursday night, June 9. Friday night will be an off night for the series but they will return to action on Saturday night, June 11 at the Port Royal Speedway and close out the tour on Sunday night, June 12 at the Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.

More news and details to come on the 10th Annual AMSOIL USAC Non-Wing Sprints Eastern Storm.

 

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Heimbach Wins Bizarre Port Royal Sprint Main, Friese Gets Rain-Shortened Late Models

305 sprints to make up feature May 14

4/30/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove won what was a bizarre sprint car feature on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, scoring the 11th oval victory of his career worth $3,200.

Devin Friese also proved victorious at Port Royal on Saturday, picking up the win in the rain-shortened super late model main with 20 laps completed.

Everett’s Wayne Dadetto blasted into the lead at the start of the 25-lap 410 sprint car main, holding control over polesitter Curt Stroup.

Logan Wagner started fourth in the field and got around Stroup for second on the second tour but Wagner wasn’t really able to run down the advantage between himself and Dadetto as the leader hit the backmarkers at the halfway point, holding a two second lead.

But past the halfway point, Dadetto started abruptly changing lanes around the speedway, forsaking the fast line that was working for him, instead choosing to run the bottom while at the same time eighth starter Doug Esh rolled into third spot.

Dadetto’s bid for a first-ever sprint car win went up in flames literally with 16 laps completed when he blew the motor on his mount at the end of the backchute, bringing out a red flag.

After clearing the track and cleaning the half-lap oil slick put down by the former leader, Logan Wagner assumed the lead however before action could resume, he pulled off the track with a flat tire, thus giving the lead to Esh for the restart.

Esh had Stroup following with Ryan Taylor third when the green reappeared and Stroup flexed a lot of muscle for the lead, driving underneath Esh for the lead for the next two laps before Esh suddenly blew a tire and backed hard into the outside third turn fence.

And with that, Richfield’s Stroup was the new leader with Ryan Taylor in second and now seventh starter Heimbach in third.

Heimbach powered around Taylor on the restart and then closed on leader Stroup.

The power that Stroup had shown a few laps earlier seemed to suddenly fail him with five laps to go as Heimbach made good time around the top side to blast into the lead with four laps to go to run to the win.

Stroup fell victim to Ryan Taylor in the last laps with Heimbach taking the win over Taylor by 1.316 seconds.

Stroup was third followed by Mike Wagner and Brock Zearfoss.

Sixth through 10th went to Aaron Ott,. Dylan Cisney, Kody Lehman, Darly Stimeling and Rodney Westhafer.

Heats went to Joey Hershey and Taylor.

Devin Friese took his pole position to the win in what was to be the 22-lap super late model main however rains with two laps to go cut the event short.

Friese raced with Tim Smith Jr. in second until Trent Brenneman took over the spot and began keeping pace with the leader.

Brenneman found point leader Andy Haus trailing him for a restart on the tenth lap but for the next six circuits Brenneman applied pressure for the lead, powering underneath Friese at one point only to see Friese hold command at the stripe.

In a quest for a first ever win, Brenneman fell victim to a flat tire on lap 16, handing over second to Billy Wampler as Haus fell backwards in the later stages with mechanical ills.

A three –car fracas on the frontstretch with two laps to go slowed the action and under the caution flag, the rains hit, stopping the racing program.

Wampler was second followed by Nick Dickson, Patrick Bryner and 21st starter Mike Lupfer.

Sixth through 10th went to Scott Flickinger, Andy Haus, Tim Wilson, Chad Myers and Matt Parks.

Heats went to Dave Brouse Jr., Dylan Yoder and Wampler.

Twin 305 sprint heats went to Jeff Miller and Nate Gramley.

The postponed 305 sprint main will be made up on Saturday, May 14.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

4/30/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Blane Heimbach, 2. Ryan Taylor, 3. Curt Stroup, 4. Mike Wagner, 5. Brock Zearfoss, 6. Aaron Ott, 7. Dylan Cisney, 8. Kody Lehman, 9. Daryl Stimeling, 10. Rodney Westhafer, 11. Steve Buckwalter, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Doug Esh, 14. Wayne Dadetto, 15. Joey Hershey, 16. Tyler Bear

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Devin Friese, 2. Billy Wampler, 3. Nick Dickson, 4. Patrick Bryner, 5. Mike Lupfer, 6. Scott Flickinger, 7. Andy Haus, 8. Tim Wilson, 9. Chad Myers, 10. Matt Parks, 11. Dave Brouse JR., 12. Andrew Yoder, 13. Chad Julius, 14. Trent Brenneman, 15. Steve Bailor, 16. Tim Smith Jr., 17. Joe Martin, 18. Todd Snook, 19. Tim Gray, 20. Vern Zerby, 21. Dylan Yoder

PRS 2016 – 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, April 30, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., May 7, 2016 (7:30 PM) - APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Street Stocks (Dover Elementary Night)

Sat., May 14, 2016 (7:30 PM) - BAPS NIGHT - 410 Sprints ($5,000-to-win courtesy of BAPS plus 2-lap Challenge races), 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, and York Flooring KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES

Wed, May 18, 2016 (Time Trials 7:30 PM) - WORLD OF OUTLAWS for 410 sprints (Rain date: Thurs, 5/19)

RAIN POSTPONES 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL;

COMPLETION OF SHOW SLATED FOR TUESDAY, MAY 10TH

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/30/2016 – The predicted rain arrived two hours early Saturday night, forcing “410” sprint cars running the consolation event off the track and forcing promoters to postpone the remainder of the 13th Annual Weldon Sterner Memorial until Tuesday, May 10th.

The mid-week show will pick up where it left off, completing the final four laps of the 410 sprint consolation and the 358 sprint car consolation before completion of the features for the two sprint divisions and the All-American Outlaws.

Lincoln promoters have announced that rain checks from Saturday’s show will be honored the next three shows or for the Sterner Memorial make-up night on May 10th. Fans who do not have a rain check from Saturday will be able see the May 10th show at a reduced cost of $12 admission (and $5 for students). Gates will open at 6 PM, with warm-ups at 7:30 PM, and racing getting underway at 8 PM.

Before the rains came, heat races for the 410 sprints were won by Greg Hodnett, Jim Siegel, and Robbie Kendall, with six laps completed in the consolation.

Earlier in the evening, fast time in time trials for the 29-car field was set by Greg Hodnett with a new one-lap track record time of 12.577-seconds (107.339 MPH). In fact, the fastest three cars eclipsed the old track record of 12.719 seconds held by Lucas Wolfe from 2015.

Hodnett drew a 4-pill for the inversion, putting Danny Dietrich and Alan Krimes on the front row for the May 10th show, with Brandon Rahmer and Hodnett to start on row two.

Heats for the 31 358 sprints were won by Cody Fletcher, Steve Storie, and Kyle Denmyer, with a consolation event still to come on May 10th.

Next weekend, Saturday, May 7th, it will be APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT, along with Dover Elementary Night, featuring the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints and Street Stocks. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, April 30, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (33 Laps) – To be completed on May 10th

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 11C-Cory Haas; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 7. 5-Tyler Ross; 8. 75-Nicole Bower; 9. 69-Shane Hoff; 10. 21T-Scott Fisher. Time – 2:15.437

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 59-Jim Siegel; 2. 1-Lucas Wolfe; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 22-Brrandon Spithaler; 9. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 10. 74-Dwayne Gutshall. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 94-Ryan Smith; 5. 19M-Brent Marks; 6. 35-Steve Owings; 7. 49-Tim Shaffer; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody; 9. 1X-Chad Trout. Time – 2:17.694

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - To be completed on May 10th

Time Trial Results - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 12.577 seconds (107.339 MPH)(NEW 1-LAP TRACK RECORD); 2. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 12.609; 3. 87-Alan Krimes, 12.665; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich, 12.734; 5. 52-Austin Hogue, 12.742; 6. 94-Ryan Smith, 12.758; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 12.776; 8. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 12.779; 9. 21-Brian Montieth, 12.806; 10. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 12.809; 11. 59-Jim Siegel, 12.817; 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 12.832; 13. 11C-Cory Haas, 12.847; 14. 39-Tim Glatfelter, 12.875; 15. 35-Steve Owings, 12.878; 16. 5-Tyler Ross, 12.882; 17. 15-Adam Wilt, 12.893; 18. 19M-Brent Marks, 12.895; 19. 75-Nicole Bower, 12.899; 20. 8-Billy Dietrich, 12.919; 21. 99M-Kyle Moody, 13.014; 22. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.025; 23. 22-Brandon Spithaler, 13.034; 24. 1X-Chad Trout, 13.066; 25. 69-Shane Hoff, 13.156; 26. 74-Dwayne Gutshall, 13.202; 27. 49-Tim Shaffer, 13.242; 28. 21T-Scott Fisher, 13.261; 29. 10K-Joe Kata, III, 13.630.

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) - To be completed on May 10th

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Cody Fletcher; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 6. 119-Chandler Leiby; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 21X-Kyle Abrahims; 9. 14C-Dave Carlberg (DNF); 10. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 11. 00-Chris Frank (DNF). Time – 2:21.34

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 01-Steve Storie; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 90-Jordon Givler; 4. 12-Brent Shearer; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo; 6. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 9. 67-Justin Whittall; 10. 28-Matt Findley (DNF). Time – 2:22.00

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 2. 64-Randy Whisler; 3. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 4. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 5. 12-Mike Bittinger; 6. 35-Tyler Esh; 7. 23-Chris Arnold; 8. 41-Jeff Halligan; 9. 13-Ryan Higgins; 10. 15S-Shai Morris (DNF). Time – 2:21.59

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - To be completed on May 10th

All American Outlaws:

All American Outlaw Feature (20 Laps) – To be completed on May 10th

 

 

UNITED RACING CLUB JACK GUNN MEMORIAL FOR 360 SPRINT CARS THIS SATURDAY AT 7PM; LATE MODELS, PRO STOCKS & ROADRUNNERS ROUND OUT FIRST FOUR DIVISION RACING CARD OF SEASON!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway will present the 36th running of the Jack Gunn Memorial for sprint cars at 7 p.m. this Saturday, April 30, sanctioned by the United Racing Club. Joining the 358-360 sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners for the first four division racing card of the season. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.

For the 11th consecutive year, the Gunn Memorial will feature a 30-lap race between the traveling URC 360 sprint cars and the track’s weekly Newville Family of Companies 358-360 sprint cars. The race will pay $2,200 to win, $500 for fifth, and $300 to start out of a $13,425 total 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.

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., are a few of the drivers who have won the race as a 410 sprint car event. In the track’s modern era, TJ Stutts of Liverpool, Chad Layton of Harrisburg, Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove, and Dave Calaman of Carlisle took wins as a 358 sprint car race.

The Gunn Memorial became a URC-sanctioned challenge race between 358 and 360 sprint car drivers in 2006, when Heimbach took the victory as well as in the 2008 and 2012 editions of the race. Calaman (2007); Trevor Lewis of Upper Black Eddy (2009, 2010); Shane Stewart of Indianapolis, Ind. (2011); JJ Grasso of Pedricktown, N.J. (2013); Aaron Ott of East Berlin (2014); and defending winner Mark Smith of Sunbury have also won the Gunn Memorial as a URC-sanctioned event.

The super late models will compete in a 25-lap feature paying $1,500 to win, while the pro stocks will race in a 15-lap main event paying $400 to win. The roadrunners will round out the show with a 12-lap race.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park, the one-fifth mile track located inside of Selinsgrove Speedway’s half-mile oval, will present a complete program of go kart and 125 micro sprint car racing at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29. 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 track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

2016 Jack Gunn Memorial 360 Sprint Car Purse: 1) $2,200 2) $1,400 3) $1,000 4) $700 5) $650 6) $600 7) $575 8) $550 9) $525 10) $500 11) $450 12) $425 13) $400 14) $375 15) $350 16) $325 17-24) $300 Sprint Car Tow: $50 Admission for April 30, 2016: Adult General Admission: $15; Students (12-17 with ID) $7; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30

 

 

DANNY DIETRICH MAKES LATE-RACE PASS BY DAVE BLANEY
TO WIN ALL STAR RAY TILLEY CLASSIC AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg used a “never say die” attitude when the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series returned for the first time in 16 years to Selinsgrove Speedway Sunday night.

The $5,000 victory in the 30-lap Ray Tilley Classic was Dietrich’s second of the weekend in central Pennsylvania and second straight in 410 sprint car racing at Selinsgrove after having won last September’s National Open.

Dave Blaney and Dietrich raced side by side for the first lap of the dash before Blaney took control and it was for good. Blaney never looked back and led the whole way to gain the pole for the feature event.

At the drop of the green flag for the night's main event Blaney jumped out to the early lead before a red flag flew for Caleb Armstrong and Ryan Kissinger. Armstrong's ride went over, but he was ok. On the ensuing restart, the 1987 National Open winner again took a commanding lead while series point leader Chad Kemenah drove into second. Kemenah would stay there until he brought out the caution on lap four as his car slowed.

Blaney again bolted away from the rest of the field on the restart and pulled away from a great battle for second between Danny Dietrich and Kraig Kinser. Mark Smith soon joined that battle for the runner up spot. Blaney's straightaway lead was erased when Aaron Ott slowed on lap 12.

On this restart Smith would move around Kinser for third and close in on Dietrich for second. Dale Blaney also began to close in on the battle as he moved by Kinser for fourth. In the mean time Blaney had driven away again to a sizeable advantage.

The whole race changed when the yellow flag was thrown for Lee Jacobs slowing to a stop on the front stretch. Dietrich had a shot at the race lead and he would take advantage of it. Dietrich had a good start and hung right with Blaney on the inside line while Blaney sailed around the outside of the track. Dietrich was finally able to pull even with Blaney on lap 27 and at the line to score lap 28 Dietrich inched ahead. From that point Dietrich was on his way to his second career Selinsgrove win and his sixth win with the All Stars.

Dietrich followed up his first Selinsgrove Speedway win in the finale of 2015 with a win in the first 410 Sprint Car race of the season in 2016.

Blaney came home second with Mark Smith rounding out the top three. The previous night winner Dale Blaney came home fourth with Blane Heimbach coming home in fifth.

Kraig Kinser, Brent Marks, Lucas Wolfe, Sheldon Haudenschild, and Pat Cannon rounded out the top ten finishers. Haudenschild was the hard charger for the night after grabbing the final transfer spot in the B-Main.

Heat races for the 410 Sprint Cars were won by Mark Smith, Greg Hodnett, Dave Blaney, and Blane Heimbach . TJ Stutts took the B-Main.

The Saturday night race was run in honor of Ray Tilley who is the all time 410 Sprint Car feature winner at Selinsgrove Speedway.

The Fast Tees Fast Timer in memory of Jim Nace was Dietrich.

The remaining 410 Sprint Car races will be held on Friday, June 10 and Sunday, July 3 in the Speedweek finale in memory of Jan Opperman and Dick Boger. Then two Saturday night races on August 13 and September 17 with the Jim Nace Memorial National Open.

ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS RAY TILLEY CLASSIC: 1) 48 Danny Dietrich 2) 71 Dave Blaney 3) 1 Mark Smith 4) 1 Dale Blaney 5) Blane Heimbach 6) 11K Kraig Kinser 7) 19M Brent Marks 8) 1 Lucas Wolfe 9) 93 Sheldon Haudenschild 10) 3 Pat Cannon 11) 94 Ryan Smith 12) 27 Greg Hodnett 13) 25 Aaron Ott 14) 8M TJ Michael 15) 21 Cap Henry 16) 3Z Brock Zearfoss 17) 40 Caleb Helms 18) 49 Bradley Howard 19) 66 Ryan Kissinger 20) 81 Lee Jacobs 21) 17B Steve Buckwalter 22) 23 TJ Stutts 23) 13 Tim Shaffer 24) 10 Chad Kemenah 25) 7C Caleb Armstrong

 

 

 

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May 28, 29 & 30 Port Royal Weikert Memorial Money And Formats Announced ~

Sprint Car Extravaganza Offers Over $75,000 In 410-Sprint Purses Alone!

Super late models, URC Sprints and more also slated to take part in action

4/24/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial sprint car racing extravaganza sponsored by Packer’s Concessions at Port Royal Speedway slated for May 28, 29 and 30 is now just over one month away!

And details regarding the highly-lucrative 2016 event for sprints, late models and URC Sprints that encompasses the Memorial Day holiday weekend has just been released.

The three-day program for the 410 sprint cars will culminate on Monday afternoon when the Weikert Champion is crowned based on cumulative points accrued during the three-day event.

But before any champion can be crowned, a ton of racing action will be spun off with an equally impressive ton of money up for grabs!

A conservative total of the three-day 410 sprint car main event purses alone has the prestigious event paying out over $75,000 to the open wheelers in honor of one of the greatest sprint car owners ever to be known across the nation and around the world.

The Weikert Memorial 410 sprints will compete in the now traditional Fallen Heroes Championship on Saturday, May 28 featuring a 30-lap main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start.

Passing points awarded from qualifying events will be used to align the main event starting grid.

The super late models will race in a 25-lap Fallen Heroes Championship as well on May 28, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Action then swings to Sunday night, May 29 when the Weikert Memorial sprints spin off time trials to set heat grids before moving on to a 35-lap feature paying a whopping $10,000 to win and $500 just to start.

The URC Sprints will also be part of the Sunday program, competing in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Special bonuses of $300, $200 and $100 will be paid to the highest finishing 358 sprint cars that race in the URC main event.

And after Sunday, less than a day later, the whole weekend of sprint car mania culminates with an afternoon program for the Weikert Memorial sprints paying a minimum of $4,000 to win in a 25-lap main.

And after the dust settles, the three-day Weikert Memorial Champion will be crowned and a five-position point fund worth nearly $9,000 will be paid out with the title holder himself going home with $3,000.

In the event of only two events being completed due to weather, a two-day point fund worth more than $6,000 will be distributed.

All three events have a posted $200 Hard Charger Award up for grabs with the Saturday and Sunday Hard Charger earning a guaranteed starting spot in the following days main event.

Tow money for all 410-sprint non-qualifiers in each program is also up for grabs in the amount of $100.

Monday’s program also offers Central Pa Legends racing and action for the PA mini stocks.

More details about this exciting and growing event at Port Royal Speedway will be forthcoming.

Campsites are available for the huge weekend with information available at the speedway office and on the oval website.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Port Royal Speedway Offers Three-Division Racing Program April 30

410 sprints, super lates and 305 sprints slated for 7 pm

4/24/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present a three-card racing program coming up this Saturday, April 30 at 7 pm featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models and the River Valley Builders IMCA/PASS 305 sprint cars.

Pit gates for this week’s show open at 4 pm with general admission gates opening at 5.

Adult general admission is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $7.

Coming off of the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic for 410 sprints on April 23 that saw All Star Circuit of Champions pilots Dale Blaney and Chad Kemenah sweep the top two spots, Greg Hodnett continues to lead the season-long oval point standings.

Hodnett was third in the Kauffman Classic and has a pair of Port Royal wins to his credit already this season.

Elsewhere, in the super late models, Andy Haus has picked up a pair of victories as he continues to lead the points in that division.

For the 305 sprints on Saturday, the show will be the division’s third of the season at the track with the first two falling to Lewistown’s Nate Gramley.

Port Royal will return to action on May 7 with Lake Chevrolet Mother’s Night/Camera and Autograph Night when the purchase of a general admission ticket will provide access to the pit are prior to the races.

On the racing docket will be the 410 sprints, super late models, 355 econo-late models and the xtreme stocks. A bus ride for mothers is also slated.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Central PA 358 Point Series

The Central PA 358 Point Series had another jam packed weekend with the series being hosted by Trail Way Speedway on Friday night and Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night.

Friday the 2015 Trail Way Speedway track champion Isaac Sneeringer won his 1st feature of the season in his first start of 2016. Sneeringer took the lead from Cody Fletcher and would walk away for the win. Seth Kearchner would finish 2nd , Mike Bittinger would finish 3rd after starting 13th, opening night winner Doug Hammaker was 4th and Fletcher rounded out the top 5.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway the Reigning Central PA 358 Point Series Champion Doug Hammaker would pick up his 2nd series feature win in 2 weeks by taking the 20 lap feature. Hammaker would hold off a strong challenge from Jeff Halligan, Jeff Rohrbaugh, Adrian Shaffer, and Chandler Leiby.

With his 4th place finish Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Adrian Shaffer has stayed the Central PA 358 Point Series leader but he has the defending series champion hot on his heals after his 2nd series win in 2 weeks. Hammaker has jumped two spots in the series and is just 30 points out of the lead. Both Shaffer and Hammaker have been the two hottest drivers in the series and they are shaping up to have a hot points battle as the series heads into the summer months.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 155 pts. (1 win)
2. Doug Hammaker - 125 Pts. (2 win)
3. Matt Campbell - 119 Pts. (1 win)
4. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 95 Pts (1 win)
5. Chris Arnold - 90 Pts. (1 win)
6. Chandler Leiby - 80 Pts.
7.Jeff Halligan - 80 Pts.
8. Matt Findley - 76 Pts.
9. Tyler Esh - 71 Pts.
10.Cody Fletcher - 63 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series are
Capitol Renegade
Hoseheads.com
Bell's Trucking
Total Identity Solutions
WRT SpeedWerx
PA Powder Custom Powder Coating
Central PA Racing Scene.com
Ruckers Computer Solutions
Yager Hill Racing
Heather and Kate Kelly
Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series..

April 30th (Lincoln)
May 6th (WG) (TW)
May 7th (Lincoln)
May 8th (Susky) King of the 358 race
May 13th (WG) King of the 358 race
May 14th (Lincoln)
May 20th (TW) King of the 358 race
May 27th (TW)
May 28th (Lincoln)
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SCOTT GEESEY DRIVES TO SUSQUEHANNA SUPER SPORTSMAN WIN
Jimmy Combs and Tim O’Sheehan Post Other Feature Wins

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway
YORK HAVEN, PA 4/23/16
After sitting out much of the 2015 racing season after suffering a broken arm and elbow at another speedway, Wellsville racer Scott Geesey returned to winning form Saturday night at Susquehanna Speedway.

Geesey came from his ninth starting spot to earn his first win of the year in the 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature. Geesey became the third different winner in four events this season at the speedway.

The 25 lap Sportsman event was marred by two separate multi-car crashes on the first lap. Seven cars were involved.

Troy Rhome led lap one before yielding to Chad Smith, who led the next two laps. Paul Miller became the next race leader, also leading two laps before Chad Smith took control and led for two more laps before Geesey arrived on the scene to make what turned out to be the race-winning pass on lap seven.

Geesey then held the point to take the checkered flag aboard his Credit Connection Auto Sales/Silver Lake Bistro and Tavern/Kreitzer Excavating/Thomans LLC/Shetron Equipment #41.

One -time season winner Rich Eichelberger, of Dillsburg came from 16th to finish in the runner-up spot with current point leader Russ Mitten of Newville earning the Hard Charger award after starting back in the 20th position and finishing third. Rounding out the top five were early racer leaders Smith and Miller as Scott Dellinger, Steve Wilbur, two-time winner Gregg Foster, Teddy Thomas and Rick Barr completed the top 10 finishers.

Doug Dodson, Chad Smith and Steve Wilbur won heats for the 29 Super Sportsman. Foster won the consolation. Dodson scratched from the feature event after his machine suffered mechanical woes.

Jimmy Combs grabbed the lead on the first lap of the 20-lap Street Stock feature and led the entire distance to post his first win of the season over Scott Thunberg, Eric Tripp, Bob Scott, Jr., and 11th starter Dalton Frye.

Walt Lemmon, Combs, Doug Hoffman and Craig Morgan were heat race winners for the 32-car field as Dustin Hollinger topped the consolation.

After scratching from his heat race, going home to retrieve a back-up car, Tim O’Sheehan started 17th and last in Road Warrior feature and blasted through the field, taking the lead with five laps complete and driving to the win over Daryl Sipe, Travis Brown, John Shorb, Jr. and Lee Redman.

Dennis Dorosz and Travis Brown were heat winners for the 17 Road Warriors pitside.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, April 30 for KIDS NIGHT. The Credit Connection Auto Sales will once again headline the four-division show which also includes the ARDC Midgets, Xtreme Stocks and Road Warriors. Pits open at 4PM, Grandstands open at 5PM with Racing beginning at 7PM.

There will also be another Test and Tune on Wednesday night, April 27 beginning at 6PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN
25 LAPS: 1. 41-Scott Geesey, 2. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 3. 77-Russ Mitten, 4. 99-Chad Smith, 5. 58-Paul Miller, 6. 30-Scott Dellinger, 7. 6-Steve Wilbur, 8. 32-Gregg Foster, 9. 318-Teddy Thomas, 10. 00-Rick Barr, 11. 17J-Tony Jackson, 12. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 13. 75-Kenny Edkin, 14. 222-Jay Fannasy, 15. 3B-Mike Enders, 16. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, 17. 10-Troy Rhome, 18. 19-Devin Beidel, 19. 44-Russ Lebo, 20. 32J-Justin Foster, 21. 55C-Chad Criswell, 22. 20W-Davey Walsh, 23. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 24. 14-Nate Young.
Did Not Qualify: 54-Doug Dodson, (scratched after winning heat), 91-Lanny Hake, 15-Brian Boughter, 11S-John Stoll, Jr., 29-Adam Wrey.

 

 

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Blaney Brothers Put On Port Royal Passing Clinic In Inaugural Kauffman Classic!

Dale claims victory with Dave running from 24th to fourth in 37-car field

Moon Shine Late Model Series Kicks Off With Moon Shine Driver Mattern The Winner

35 entries launch six-race, dual-track series

4/23/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – “The Low Rider,” Dale Blaney of Hartford, Oh., scored the big win in Saturday night’s inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic sanctioned by the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints at Port Royal Speedway.

Blaney led all 30 laps of the special event, putting on a passing clinic with the lead while his brother Dave put on a clinic of his own from the 24th starting sport before finishing a challenging fourth.

In the kickoff race for the Port Royal/Selinsgrove Speedways Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series, Beavertown’s Hayes Mattern piloted the Moon Shine car itself to a storybook victory in the 25-lap affair.

Some 37 All Star sprints vied in the Kauffman Classic on Saturday with the start of the feature itself getting slowed for a three-car tangle in the third corner involving Ohio’s Andrew Palker, Kody Lehman and TJ Stutts.

Dale Blaney zipped from the second starting spot to the lead when the first lap was recorded but was again slowed on the third lap thanks to another caution period.

On the restart, seventh runner Mike Wagner got a fantastic run around the topside of the second corner and blasted around Ryan Smith for sixth before drawing alongside Dylan Cisney for fifth.

And the pair saw close quarters on the backchute end in near disaster as they hooked up near the scoreboard to careen across the track in front of the field, somehow avoiding major contact with oncoming traffic, again slowing the pace and seeing a red flag unfurl for refueling.

Leader Blaney rocketed away at the new green with fourth starter Chad Kemenah of Findlay, Oh, in pursuit but Blaney entered the backmarkers on the 11th tour with plenty of breathing room over Kemenah.

Meanwhile, older brother Dave Blaney, who had started 24th, was rocketing his way around the track as well, running up to eighth by the halfway point while using the high groove.

With 10 laps to go, Dave Blaney was still on the move, now up to sixth after getting around Lucas Wolfe and Sheldon Haudenschild while Brent Marks now raced in eighth after taking the green from the 21st spot.

Dave Blaney had more moves to make as the race wore on into the final stages, running high around the speedway to get by Ryan Smith and then with five to go he blasted around polesitter Steve Buckwalter for fourth.

That put Dale Blaney in the lead and brother Dave solidly inside the top five, albeit a half lap behind.

Another driver surging over the remaining distance was TJ Michael of West Plano, Tx., who started 19th .

Michael worked into a ninth place before the end of the race.

In victory lane, after taking his third career Port Royal victory worth $5,000, Dale Blaney reflected on veteran Keith Kauffman as Kauffman presented the inaugural Kauffman Classic trophy.

The victory for Dale Blaney was the veterans 129th career checkers with the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints tour that ironically is the same amount of wins that race namesake Kauffman ended his career with at Port Royal Speedway, as the winningest driver in oval history.

Dale Blaney took the win over Kemanah by 5.760 seconds with Greg Hodnett following in third.

Dave Blaney was fourth and Buckwalter completed the top five.

Sixth through 10th went to Brent Marks, Ryan Smith, Sheldon Haudenschild, TJ Michael and 17th starter Blane Heimbach.

Heats went to Kemehan, Smith, Dale Blaney and TJ Stutts with Marks taking the B Main.

Buckwalter started on the pole of the feature by virtue of winning the dash.

Lucas Wolfe set fast time over the field with a lap of 17.092 seconds.

A total of 35 super late models gathered to compete in the kickoff the dual track, six race Moon Shine Camo late model series.

Aboard the Moon Shine Camo No. 9 entry, Hayes Mattern started second in the field and was leading the way over Dave Zona when the races first caution flag unfurled on the third lap.

Zona tried to challenge on the restart but could only watch as Mattern entered the rear of the field on the 14th lap.

With four laps to go in the 25 lapper, 15th starter Andy Haus pulled the move of the race on a restart to go three wide with Zona and third runner Mike Lupfer and come up with the second spot before coming after Mattern for the $2,000 victory.

Haus closed on Mattern over the final four tours but up and comer Mattern was stout enough to preserve his lead for the victory, which was the first of his career at Port Royal Speedway.

Mattern took the win by .677 seconds over point leader Haus, 12th starter Jim Yoder, Lupfer and Zona.

Sixth through 10th went to Billy Wampler, Jeff Rine, Andrew Yoder, Tony Adams and Tim Wilson.

Heats went to Zona, Mattern, Steve Campbell and Lupfer with Chad Hollenbeck taking the consolation race.

The Moon Shine Camo series’ next race is at Selinsgrove Speedway on May 21.

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Feature finishes:

4/23/16

410 sprints, 30 laps: 1. Dale Blaney, 2. Chad Kemenah, 3. Greg Hodnett, 4. Dave Blaney, 5. Steve Buckwalter, 6. Brent Mark, 7. Ryan Smith, 8. Sheldon Haudenschild, 9. TJ Michael, 10. Blane Heimbach, 11. Lucas Wolfe, 12. Logan Wagner, 13. Doug Esh, 14. Mark Smith, 15. Curt Stroup, 16. Cap Henry, 17. Ryan Taylor, 18. Lee Jacobs, 19. Mike Wagner, 20. Danny Holtgraver, 21. Dylan Cisney, 22. Tyler Bear, 23. Cale Grubb, 24. Tim Shaffer, 25. TJ Stutts, 26. Andrew Palker, 27. Aaron Ott.

DNQ: Brock Zearfoss, Kory Crabtree, Kraig Kinser, Caleb Helms, Caleb Armstrong, Bradley Howard, Kody Lehman, Anthony Fiore, Joe Kubiniec, Wayne Dadetto

Late models, 25 laps: 1. Hayes Mattern, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Jim Yoder, 4. Mike Lupfer, 5. Dave Zona, 6. Billy Wampler, 7. Jeff Rine, 8. Andrew Yoder, 9. Tony Adams, 10. Tim Wilson, 11. Chad Hollenbeck, 12. Nick Dickson, 13. Matt Parks, 14. Scott Flickinger, 15. Bryan Berhneisel, 16. Jeff Miller, 17. Steve Campbell, 18. Trent Brenneman, 19. Tim Smith Jr., 20. Larry Baer, 21. Steve Bailor, 22. Coleby Frye, 23. Dave Stamm, 24. Gene Knaub


DNQ: Tim Gray, Dave Brouse Jr., Austin Berry, Troy Swindell, Derrick Casner, Mike Mort, Vern Zerby, Chris Casner, Pancho Lawler, Danny Snyder, Dan Stone

 

May Williams Grove World of Outlaws Stand Features NAPA/NGK Morgan Cup

World-renowned automotive industry parts suppliers sponsor annual laurels

4/24/16

There is just under a month to go until the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars make their return to Williams Grove Speedway for the 2016 season in the first of three stands this year.

The two-day stand on May 20 and 21 will be highlighted by the running and bestowal of the 2016 Morgan Cup, presented by NAPA and NGK Spark Plugs.

Named to honor longtime oval owner Morgan Hughes, the Morgan Cup is a perpetual trophy that resides at the home office of the circuit that proves victorious in a given annual feature event held at Williams Grove Speedwya.

The Morgan Cup either going home with the outlaws to North Carollina to reside in their corporate headquarters until next year or it stays home with the PA Posse in Mechanicsburg, at the Williams Grove office.

This year’s Morgan Cup presented by NAPA/NGK champion will be crowned with the running of the Saturday, May 21 main event and the lucky driver will take home a $5,000 bonus for the honor on top of the regularly posted $12,000 feature winner’s share.

“With over 90 years of experience in the automotive industry, NAPA Auto Parts also has a rich history in motorsports involvement at both the national & local level. The Morgan Cup race event incorporates both, with the touring division of the World of Outlaws vying with the Pennsylvania Posse for bragging rights & possession of the prize,” says Todd Weber of NAPA Auto Parts.

“NAPA Auto Parts is excited for its involvement with this event and proud to support Williams Grove Speedway.”

NGK, the world leader in spark plugs, has its United States division headquarterd in Wixom, Mich., and touts a large influence in NASCAR and Formula 1 racing.

NAPA has over 50 stores in the greater Harrisburg area.

Williams Grove General Manager Just Loh says Williams Grove is proud to partner with NAPA and NGK.

“We are delighted to have NAPA Auto Parts and NGK Spark Plugs present the sixth running of the May World of Outlaws Morgan Cup. These two companies are industry leaders in their perspective fields and will compliment the tradition of this great event,” Loh says.

The May 20 and 21 World of Outlaws program at Williams Grove includes fireworks with racing action getting underway each night at 7:30 pm.

Adult general admisson each night is $30 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $15.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

URC Sprints Make First Of Five Williams Grove Starts Friday Along With 410 Sprints

4/24/16

Mechanicsburg – The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will be joined by the URC Sprints at Williams Grove Speedway coming up this Friday night, April 29 at 8 pm.

General admission gates open at 6 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is $16 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Big 33 Buddy Program.

The program aids children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Williams Grove is partnering with Members 1st Federal Credit Union to support the Big 33 Buddy Program in 2016.

The 360-powered URC sprint cars will compete in a 25 lap main event on Friday night, paying $2,000 to win.

There will be no time trials.

The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will race in a handicapped feature event paying $3,600 for the victory.

The April 29 visit to Williams Grove by URC will be the first of an unprecedented five total shows at the track this season.

The circuit comes back to the historic oval on June 3, June 22, July 29 and on August 12.

A duo of URC shows at Williams Grove last season were scored by Curt Michael and Greg Hodnett.

May 6 will see the track host another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the 410 sprint cars along with 358 sprint action.

The oval will tune up for the first invasion of the season by the World of Outlaws sprint cars on May 13 with a specially formatted program to ready the locals for the following week’s two-day outlaws stand.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Saturday, April 23, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., April 30, 2016 (7:30 PM TT) - 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws

Sat., May 7, 2016 (7:30 PM) - APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Street Stocks (Dover Elementary Night)

Sat., May 14, 2016 (7:30 PM) - BAPS NIGHT - 410 Sprints ($5,000-to-win courtesy of BAPS plus 2-lap Challenge races), 358 Sprints, All-American Outlaws, and York Flooring KIDS BIG WHEEL RACES

DIETRICH SEVENTH DIFFERENT WINNER IN SEVEN 2016 “410” SPRINT RACES AT LINCOLN;

HAMMAKER TAKES HOLDS OFF HALLIGAN TO CLAIM “358” SPRINT CAR FEAURE

CHANEY, STOUGH WIN CENTRAL PA LEGENDS FEATURES

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/23/2016 – Danny Dietrich shook off some early season bad luck in scoring his first win of the year in the 25-lap “410” sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

“We’ve been pretty fast, we just haven’t had any luck. This (Lincoln) is where we’ve been struggling the most,” said Dietrich upon exiting his Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Hickory Run Orchards/Weikert’s Livestock #48 in victory lane, “We got lucky and started at a good spot. We were pretty good. I don’t know how fast we really were, because when you get out front like that…you just don’t know how fast Austin (Hogue) is. Austin has had a heck-of-a car all year here and he’s a contender every night we come here.”

Dietrich moved up a row and started fourth when outside polesitter J.J. Grosso was not able to fire the car for the feature.

Polesitter Kyle Moody to the lead at the start and led the first four laps before Dietrich drove by on the backstretch after a fifth-lap restart.

He led the rest of the way, but could never shake Hogue, crossing just .72 seconds ahead.

“The other guys are picking up the pace and getting fast and I just wasn’t real comfortable yet,” said Dietrich, “We’ve been hindered so much that I quit looking at the gauges. I’m just trying to put it all behind me and trying to get by. There’s been pretty much pressure on me here, and it’s really good for this team to finally park it on the front stretch.”

Third through fifth were Jim Siegel (who moved into the Lincoln points lead after advancing from seventh starting spot), Robbie Kendall, and tenth-starting Adam Wilt.

Completing the top ten were Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13th-starting Freddie Rahmer, Moody, Tim Glatfelter, and 16th-starting Steve Owings.

Heats for the 30 410 sprints were won by Brian Montieth (who flipped in turn while running ninth on lap 12 of the feature and was credited with 23rd), Glatfelter, and Danny Dietrich, with Brandon Rahmer winning the consolation.

Last week’s winner Tyler Ross was the other feature flip victim, rolling over in turn four of lap 15.

Defending Central PA and Lincoln champion Doug Hammaker claimed his first Lincoln win of the year in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature.

Hammaker started fifth and snatched the lead from Jeff Halligan in lapped traffic in turns three and four of lap 11, then held off a late-race charge by Halligan at the end. It was Hammaker’s fifth career Lincoln win, and he became the fourth winner in four 358 events this season.

Third through fifth were 11th-starting Jeff Rohrbaugh, 13th-starting Adrian Shaffer, and tenth-starting Chandler Leiby. Rounding out the top ten were polesitter C.J. Tracy (who led the first lap), Matt Findley, Matt Campbell, Cody Fletcher, and Phil Walter.

Heats for the 30 358 sprints were won by Halligan, Fletcher, and Campbell, with Tyler Esh winning the consolation.

Mason Chaney got what he always wanted, his first career Lincoln win, in the 20-lap make-up feature for the Central PA Legends, and event postponed by high winds and rain on April 2nd.

Outside front row starter Nathan Ottensmeyer led the first lap before fourth-starting Scott Houdeshell took over on lap two. Fifth-starting Chaney, who has been attending Lincoln events since childhood, took the lead from Houdeshell on lap 16 and took the checkered 2.8 seconds ahead of Houdeshell.

Third through fifth were 19th-starting Bill Diehl, Chad Earnst, and Chris Transeau.

In the regularly-scheduled feature, Bob Stough came out on top in a four-car battle for the lead to score his fourth career Lincoln win. One of the four, Lucas Montgomery, ran out of fuel on the final lap. The other two drivers were Earnst in second and Chaney in third.

Completing the top five were Bill Diehl and Houdeshell.

Heats for the 28 Legends were won by Mason Chaney (who established an 8-lap track record of 2:44.50 in his qualifier), Diehl, and Harlon Leppo.

Next weekend, Saturday, April 30th, Lincoln Speedway will host the 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws. Time trials at 7:30 PM, with gates opening at 5:30 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, April 23, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich ($3,200); 2. 52-Austin Hogue; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody; 9. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 10. 35-Steve Owings; 11. 87-Alan Krimes; 12. 8-Billy Dietrich; 13. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 14. 69-Shane Hoff; 15. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 16. 2D-Chase Dietz; 17. 21T-Scott Fisher; 18. 75-Frankie Herr; 19. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 20. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF); 21. 11C-Cory Haas (DNF); 22. 74-Dwayne Gutshall (DNF); 23. 21-Brian Montieth (DNF); DNS – 37-JJ Grasso. No Time

Lap Leaders – Kyle Moody (1-4), Danny Dietrich (5-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 35-Steve Owings; 7. 75-Frankie Herr; 8. 10-Joe Kata, III; 9. 91-David Quackenbush; 10. 98-Joe Trenca. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 4. 37-JJ Grasso; 5. 69-Shane Hoff; 6. 8-Billy Dietrich; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 5-Tyler Ross; 9. 1X-Chad Trout; 10. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 7. 2D-Chase Dietz; 8. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 9. 39-JB Cunningham; 10. 29-James Pryde. No Time

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 2D-Chase Dietz; 3. 75-Frankie Herr; 4. 5-Tyler Ross; 5. 10-Joe Kata, III; 6. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 7. 98-Joe Trenca; 8. 39-JB Cunningham; 9. 1X-Chad Trout; 10. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF); 11. 10-Zach Eucalano (DNF); 12. 29-James Pryde (DNF). No Time

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 4. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 28-Matt Findley; 8. 16-Matt Campbell; 9. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 10. 5-Phil Walter; 11. 9-Daulton Dietrich; 12. 23-Chris Arnold; 13. 35-Tyler Esh; 14. 12B-Mike Bittinger; 15. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 16. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 17. 13-Ryan Higgins; 18. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 19. 7-Trey Hivner; 20. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 21. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 22. 12-Brent Shearer; 23. 56M-DJ Montgomery (DNF); 24. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – CJ Tracy (1), Jeff Halligan (2-9), Doug Hammaker (10-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 41-Jeff Halligan; 2. 28-Matt Findley; 3. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 6. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 7. 12-Brent Shearer; 8. 35-Tyler Esh; 9. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 10. 17-George Streaker, Jr. Time – 2:26.00

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 66-Doug Hammaker; 3. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 4. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 5. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 6. 23-Chris Arnold; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 51N-Nick Palmerino; 9. 97-Brie Hershey; 10. 5A-Brian Allman. Time – 2:28.56

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 5-Phil Walter; 4. 21-CJ Tracy; 5. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 6. 13-Ryan Higgins; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 67-Justin Whittall (DNF); 9. 18f-Dylan Welsh (DNF); 10. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 12B-Mike Bittinger; 3. 12S-Brent Shearer; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 97-Brie Hershey; 6. 7-Trey Hivner; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 9. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 10. 18F-Dylan Welsh; 11. 51N-Nick Palmerino (DNF); DNS – 67-Justin Whittall. No Time
Central PA Legends:

Make-up 4/2 Central PA Legends Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 2. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 3. 53-Bill Diehl; 4. 85-Chad Earnst; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 7. 28-Nathan Ottensmeyer; 8. 23-Rick Hartwig; 9. 93-Travis McClelland; 10. 18H-Jeff Herbst; 11. 83-Jason Gastley; 12. 79-Ed Trump; 13. 19L-Donnie Leiby; 14. 43-Tony Mrakovich (DNF); 15. 119K-John Kooti (DNF); 16. 7MD-Nate Renfro (DNF); 17. 07-Bob Stough (DNF); 18. 15L-Harlen Leppo (DNF); 19. 19-Travis Perry (DNF); DNS – E20-Eli Dodge. No Time

Lap Leaders – Nathan Ottenmeyer (1), Scott Haudeshell (2-15), Mason Chaney (16-20)

Regularly Scheduled Central PA Legends Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 0-Bob Stough; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 4. 53-Bill Diehl; 5. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 6. 18-Chris Transeau; 7. 18H-Jeff Herbst; 8. 28-Nathan Ottenmeyer; 9. 23-Rick Hartwig; 10. 19-Travis Perry; 11. 79-Ed Trump; 12. 119K-John Kooti; 13. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 14. 8-Rob Shaw; 15. 25-Cody Madison; 16. 34-Dan Harrison; 17. 15-Lucus Montgomery; 18. 94-Greg Burd; 19. 93-Travis McClelland; 20. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 21. 1-Scott Spidle; 22. 71-Chris Spidle; 23. 41-Mike Miller; 24. 15L-Harlon Leppo; 25. 83-Jason Gastley; 26. 28X-Brian McCubbin; 27. 13R-Joe Radle. No Time

Lap Leaders – Travis McClelland (1-6), Chad Earnst (7), Travis McClelland (8), Chad Earnst (9-13), Bob Stough (14-20)

Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 2. 28-Nathan Ottenmeyer; 3. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 4. 07-Bob Stough; 5. 94-Greg Burd; 6. 19-Travis Perry; 7. 83-Jason Gastley; 8. 25-Cody Madison; 9. 34-Dan Harrison; 10. 41 (DNF). Time – 2:44.50 (Established 8-Lap Track Record)

Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 85-Chad Earnst; 3. 18-Jeff Herbst; 4. 1-Scott Spidle; 5. 43-Tony Mrakovick; 6. 7MD – Nate Renfro; 7. 23-Rick Hartwig (DNF); DNS - 13R-Joe Radle. No Time

Legends Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15L-Harlo Leppo; 2. 15H-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 93-Travis McClelland; 4. 18-Chris Transeau; 5. 119K-John Kooti; 6. 8-Rob Shaw; 7. 28X-Brian Maccubbin; 8. 79-Ed Trump (DNF); 9. 71-Chris Spidle (DNF). No Time

 

 

SNEERINGER RETURNS, CLAIMS 358 SPRINT CAR FEATURE; MILLER, CHANEY, CHRONISTER PICK UP DIVISION WINS

Trail-Way Speedway·Friday, April 22, 2016 HANOVER, PA (4/22/2016) – “I just love coming here to race. And it’s really great to be back.” So said defending track champ Isaac Sneeringer after scoring the 2.53-second win in the 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night. Sneeringer won on his first night out, just days after his crew picked up and dropped a new Don Ott motor into the DCI/D.E. Wildasin and Son #19Z. “We missed opening night because we didn’t have a motor for the car,” said Sneeringer, “I want to thank the crew for picking it up this week.” Sneeringer started sixth, took second from Seth Kearchner on lap seven, and chased down race-long leader Cody Fletcher over the next ten laps before passing the #66A on the backstretch of lap 18. From there, he drove away to his 13th career Trail-Way win, with Kearchner crossing second and hard charger Mike Bittinger (who started 15th) third. Completing the top five were 12th-starting Doug Hammaker and Fletcher. Rounding out the top ten were 11th-starting Randy Whisler, Chris Frank, Bobby Howard (racing at Trail-Way for the first time in 10 years), Brandon Noel, and Dave Thrush. Heats for the 16 “358” sprints were won by David Holbrook and Fletcher. Holbrook started on the pole but dropped to the infield in the back stretch of the first lap. Bernville’s Hayden Miller started on the pole and dominated the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature, crossing 3.25 seconds in front of Travis Scott. Jim Young, 12th-starting Tyler Walton, and Bo Gordon finished third through fifth. Qualifiers for the 17 micros were won by Scott and Walton. Mason Chaney made a last-turn pass around Chad Ernst to score a thrilling first career win in the 20-lap ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends feature. Chris Transeau started on the outside pole and led the first eight laps. Chad Earnst, who started fourth, claimed the lead on lap nine. One lap later Transeau and Bill Diehl got together while racing for second in turn two. Transeau went to the rear and Diehl was cited for roughriding, also sending him to the rear. Travis McClelland assumed second and Chaney third for the restart. Chaney, who was losing his brakes, went to the top, drove around McClelland for second with one lap to go, and charged around Earnst on the final turn. Earnst settled for second, with McClelland third, Greg Burd fourth, and Austin Bellamare fifth. Heats for the 13 Legends were won by Bob Stough and Transeau. Matt Chronister became Trail-Way’s all-time winner in the 15-lap limited stock feature, claiming his 33rd career win by 3.91 seconds over points leader Justin Wagaman. Chronister started on the outside pole and led the first seven laps before yielding to brother Jason Chronister. The Chronister brothers split a lapped car coming off turn four of lap ten. Jason, who may have struck the outside wall, dropped to fourth moments later, handing the lead back to Matt. Matt led the rest of the way, with Wagaman, Ricky Weaver, Jr., 11th-starting Chad Weaver, and tenth starting Joseph Bowling (running in only the second race of his career) completing the top five. Heats for the 20 limited stocks were won by Wagaman and Robbie Carroll, who was unable to start the feature event. Next Friday, April 29, Trail-Way swings back into action with the Precise Racing Products 358 Late Models. Joining the Late Models will be the Limited Stocks, Vintage Cars, Street Stocks and the Mason-Dixon 270 Micro Sprints sponsored by Lucas Oil. This will be the first of two consecutive Friday nights that Trail-Way will invite students to attend a night at the races, for free. Bring your ID card for free general admission entry! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and heats begin at 7:45 p.m. The following Friday night, May 6, the 358 Sprints return to Trail-Way along with the ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends, Limited Stocks and the Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints sponsored by Lucas Oil. For the second week in a row, Trail-Way is inviting students to the races for free! Bring your ID card for free general admission entry and enjoy a jam-packed night of exciting side-by-side racing action! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and heats begin at 7:45 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 flag.

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 12-Mike Bittinger (Hard Charger); 4. 66-Doug Hammaker; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 64-Randy Whisler; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 90X-Bob Howard; 9. 10B-Brandon Noel; 10. 22T-Dave Thrush; 11. 4-Dwight Leppo; 12. 10-Zach Euculano; 13. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 14. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 15. 77-David Holbrook (DNF); 16. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr. (DNF). No time. Lap Leaders: Cody Fletcher (1-17); Isaac Sneeringer (18-25) 358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 77-David Holbrook; 2. 00-Chris Frank; 3. 22T-Dave Thrush; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo; 6. 64-Randy Whisler; 7. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 8. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF). Time – 2:27.65 358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 4. 90X-Bob Howard; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 10B-Brandon Noel; 7. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF); 8. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr. (DNS). No time.

 

 

BRIAN MONTIETH DOMINATES TOMMY HINNERSHITZ MEMORIAL SPRING CLASSIC AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Brian Montieth shot from fourth to first on the opening lap and went on to win the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.

For Montieth, the driver of Jerry Parrish’s No. 21, the win was his 21st at the track and worth $6,000. It was his first Grove win of the season.

He started fourth, drove by Ryan Smith in turn two, and then by Danny Dietrich in turn four to take the lead on lap one of the 30-lapper.

With five laps completed, Montieth led Dietrich and Smith by 1.881 seconds as he reached the back of the field. Greg Hodnett had moved by Lucas Wolfe and into fourth.

“I got awful close to Ryan in that first corner,” said Montieth. “I beat him to the apex, but not by much. To me, I had to run there. That was the race for me. Other than that, just going out to time trial and not messing up. There’s too many good cars behind me. You mess up, you’re going to get passed.”

“We haven’t been good,” said Montieth. “My boys have spent a lot of time in the shop tearing this thing apart and putting it back together. I don’t think we’re good enough to win every night yet, but we’re making progress. We lucked out with (Dale) Blaney breaking. That moved us up. All the cards played the way they needed to play.”

Dietrich would close as Montieth negotiated lapped traffic. Montieth was racing hard and sliding by slower cars in the corners to keep Dietrich in second.

Montieth momentarily cleared traffic at the halfway point to give him some breathing room over Dietrich. Hodnett, meanwhile, raced around Smith for third.

With 10 laps to go, Montieth had a two-car cushion on Dietrich and was racing in clean air. Hodnett would pass Dietrich in turn two.

Hodnett’s pass by Dietrich wouldn’t count as the yellow flew as point leader Doug Esh did a 360-spin at the end of the frontstretch. He kept going, but the field was slowed with Montieth leading Dietrich and Hodnett with eight laps to go.

Hodnett looked low on Dietrich for a lap after the restart, but the outside groove was too fast and he moved back up to the cushion.

The final lap saw Montieth check-up entering turn three due to a lapped car. He moved low to block Dietrich’s attempt at a slider. The Phoenixville racer would get the win by 0.760 seconds. Dietrich, Hodnett, Stevie Smith and Ryan Smith completed the top five.

Esh, who got his spot back after the yellow, Alan Krimes, Freddie Rahmer, Lucas Wolfe and Cory Haas rounded out the top 10.

Hodnett set fast time over the 26-car field with a lap of 16.971 seconds. S. Smith, Montieth, Wolfe, and R. Smith completed the top five qualifiers. Drivers were given only one lap in time trials due to the impending weather.

The eight-lap heat races were won by Dietrich, Esh and Ott. No consolation was needed as Dale Blaney and Jay Galloway scratched for the night after mechanical problems in their heat races. The show was moved along fast as rain was in the area.

Mike Potts won the 15-lap street stock feature over Kory Sites, Craig Morgan, Chris Derr, Dalton Frye and Chris Heller.

The Grove returns to action next Friday night with the 410 and URC 360-Sprint cars on the schedule. In two weeks, the 358 Sprints return, along with the third Yellow Breeches 500 race for the 410 Sprints paying $500 to start a regular 25-lap feature.

Feature Results:

Sprint Car Feature (30 laps): 1. Brian Montieth. 2. Danny Dietrich. 3. Greg Hodnett. 4. Stevie Smith. 5. Ryan Smith. 6. Doug Esh. 7. Alan Krimes. 8. Freddie Rahmer. 9. Lucas Wolfe. 10. Cory Haas. 11. Aaron Ott. 12. Pat Cannon. 13. Frankie Herr. 14. Brock Zearfoss. 15. Joe Trenca. 16. Austin Hogue. 17. Troy Fraker. 18. Rodney Westhafer. 19. Dave Blaney. 20. Matt Campbell. 21. Brent Marks. 22. Steve Buckwalter. 23. Lance Dewease. 24. Tim Glatfelter.

DNS – Dale Blaney, Jay Galloway.

Street Stock Feature (15 laps):1. Mike Potts. 2. Kory Sites. 3. Craig Morgan. 4. Chris Derr. 5. Dalton Frye. 6. Chris Heller.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Red Zone Port Royal Pre-Race Internet Broadcast, Driver Meet/Greet & Car Show Sat.

Aired live on juniatacountyradio.com, event runs from noon – 3 pm

4/17/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The stage is set for this Saturday’s big Port Royal Speedway pre-race internet broadcast, car show and driver meet and greet at The Red Zone Sports Bar and Grille along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown, from noon to 3 pm.

And following the pre-race event, action swings across the ridge to the half-mile Port Royal oval for the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic for Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints as well as the kickoff of the lucrative and exciting Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

But before the clay flies at 7 pm, fans can flock to The Red Zone, located at 35 Envision Drive along Rt. 35, just off of Rt. 322 in Mifflintown, as the facility hosts the broadcast with numerous drivers and cars on display along with apparel trailers.

The broadcast itself will be aired on www.juniatacountyradio.com.

Aside from Keith Kauffman, drivers planning to take part in the broadcast and the afternoon at The Red Zone include All Stars kingpin Dale Blaney along with All Stars drivers Sheldon Haudenschild and Danny Holtgraver.

Local drivers Greg Hodnett, the current Port Royal point leader; and Dylan Cisney and Logan Wagner will be on hand along with late model pilots Trent Brenneman, point leader Andy Haus, Hayes Mattern and Garrett Gray.

The Moon Shine late model of Hayes Mattern is slated to be on display along with the mounts of Holtgraver, Hodnett, Haudenschild, Cisney, Haus, Brenneman, Wagner and Garrett Gray.

Team and All Stars apparel trailers are also expected to be on hand.

Port Royal Speedway will then present Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars in the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic at 7 pm, presented by Locust Grove Retirement Community.

The Kauffman Classic, honoring the oval’s all time winningest driver in both victories and track titles, will go 30 laps in distance, paying $5,000 to win.

Equally as impressive on April 23 will be the kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

The super late models will race in a 25 lap main event paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Pit and general admission gates open at 4 pm for the big event with adult general admission set at $22 and students ages 12 – 18 priced at $10.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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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

All Stars Sprints Kauffman Classic & Moon Shine Rt. 35 Late Models Sat. At Port Royal

Inaugural event honors oval great Keith Kauffman in style, Late Models kickoff lucrative series!

4/17/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars in the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic this Saturday night at 7 pm, presented by Locust Grove Retirement Community.

The Kauffman Classic, honoring the oval’s all time winningest driver in both victories and track titles, will go 30 laps in distance, paying $5,000 to win.

Equally as impressive on April 23 will be the kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

The super late models will race in a 25 lap main event paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Pit and general admission gates open at 4 pm for the big event with adult general admission set at $22 and students ages 12 – 18 priced at $10.

The six-race, dual track Moon Shine series has posted a $3,500 guaranteed point fund for the top-five in series points with other prizes posted for the top 10 in points.

A stellar field of both super late models and super sprint cars is expected.

The All Stars alone will bring touring drivers Dale Blaney, Sheldon Haudenschild, Danny Holtgraver, Lee Jacobs, Chad Kemenah, Caleb Armstrong, Kory Crabtree and more.

In addition, Dave Blaney has confirmed his entry into the event aboard the Motter No. 71.

Packer's Concessions of Centre Hall will pay $100 to set fast time as well as to the winner of the All Stars dash.

Race honoree Keith Kauffman will sign autographs behind the grandstand prior to the race, from 5:30 to 6 pm.

Kauffman will take part in the event throughout the night on the public address system with commentary and memories, etc.

The day will begin at The Red Zone Sports Bar and Grille along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown with a live internet broadcast on www.juniatacountyradio.com featuring driver interviews with sprinters Dale Blaney, Greg Hodnett, Sheldon Haudenschild, Danny Holtgraver and Dylan Cisney along with late model pilots Trent Brenneman, Andy Haus and Hayes Mattern.

The cars of Holtgraver, Hodnett, Haudenschild, Cisney, Haus, Brenneman, Mattern, Logan Wagner and Garrett Gray are slated to be on display along with apparel trailers.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

GREGG FOSTER REPEATS WITH SECOND SUPER SPORTSMAN WIN

Bright, Broderick and Derosz Score Other Feature wins

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA 4/16/16 For the second time in three starts, “The Gasman” Gregg Foster visited Victory lane at Susquehanna Speedway after leading all 25 laps of Saturday night’s Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature.

The Harrisburg driver drew the pole position for the feature event and led flag to flag despite being challenged by eventual runner-up Scott Dellinger.

Foster had to withstand numerous yellow flags and two red flags before securing the win aboard his American Legion Dept. of Pennsylvania #32 RPM Chassis.

Six cautions slowed the race during the first half of the event, which include Tom Wyckoff’s stopped car on lap 4, a Devin Beidel spin on the lap four restart, a spin by Tony Jackson with eight laps complete, a tangle by Nate Young and Beidel with 10 laps down, Rick Barr’s stopped car on lap 12 and a Jay Fannasy caution with 13 laps down.

A red flag was needed for an medical emergency in the grandstands and a Frankie Herr/Davey Walsh crash on lap 14 which saw Walsh get upside down.

Foster scored the win ahead of sixth starting Dellinger, of Lewisberry with Wellsville’s Scott Geesey advancing from 10th to third ahead of Mechanicsburg’s Kevin Nouse and 14th starter Russ Mitten of Newville.

Completing the top 10 finishers were Mike Enders, Doug Dodson, 18th starting Paul Miller (Hard Charger), week two winner Rich Eichelberger and Chad Criswell.

Eichelberger, Nouse and Foster were heat winners for the 30 Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman while the consolation was won by Teddy Thomas.

Brendan Bright took the lead from Tommy Kunsman, Jr. on the 17th lap of the 20 lap ARDC Midget to feature and drove to the win.

Trevor Kobylarz rode home in the runner-up spot with Kunsman taking third ahead of Alex Bright and Nick Wean with Jim Radney, Brett Arndt, Ryan Wilson, Danny Stratton and Justin Grosz completing the top 10 finishers.

Heats for the 18 ARDC Midgets were won by Brendan Bright and Stratton.

Donnie Broderick started on the front row of the 20-lap Xtreme Stock Car feature and never looked back in scoring the victory over Alex Updegraff, Ronnie Buck, John Frye and Brian Rehbin.

Broderick and Davey Nestor won heats for the 18 Xtreme Stocks.

Dennis Derosz led all 15 laps to score the Mini Van win over Daryl Sipe, Thomas Thompson, Ken Boose and Joe Laclaire.

The Outback Track will kick off the Spring Shootout Friday night, April 22nd with Pits opening at 5PM and hot laps scheduled for 7PM.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, April 23rd for Sports N’Turf of Pottstown and Lancaster Night presented by CAN-AM. The Credit Connection Auto Sales will headline the three-division show which also includes the Street Stocks and Road Warriors. Pits open at 4PM, Grandstands open at 5PM with Racing beginning at 7PM.

Fans are reminded to check out www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN 25 LAPS: 1. 32-Gregg Foster, 2. 30-Scott Dellinger, 3. 41-Scott Geesey, 4. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 5. 77-Russ Mitten, 6. 3B-Mike Enders, 7. 54-Doug Dodson, 8. 58-Paul Miller, 9. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 10. 55C-Chad Criswell, 11. 75-Kenny Edkin, 12. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 13. 17J-Tony Jacksoon, 14. 318-Teddy Thomas, 15. 3-Eric Walker, 16. 99-Chad Smith, 17. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, Jr., 18. 222-Jay Fannasy, 19. 70D-Frankie Herr, 20. 20W-Davey Walsh, 21. 00-Rick Barr, 22. 14-Nate Young, 23. 19-Devin Beidel, 24. 77W-Tom Wyckoff. Did Not Qualify: 44-Russ Lebo, 11S-John Stoll, Jr., 91-Lanny Hake, 10-Troy Rhome, 4-Joe Bryson, 15-Brian Boughter.

ARDC MIDGETS 20 LAPS: 1. 92-Brendan Bright, 2. 14-Trevor Kobylarz, 3. 21K-Tommy Kunsman, Jr., 4. 5-Alex Bright, 5. 78-Nick Wean, 6. 95-Jim Radney, 7. 46-Brett Arndt, 8. 29-Ryan Wilson, 9. 33-Danny Stratton, 10. 99G-Justin Grosz, 11. 20-Tyler Brown, 12. 74-Jamie Spears, 13. 44-Brett Wanner, 14. 14B-Rohan Beasley, 15. 4-Ryan Greth, 16. 4T-Brandon Yarlett Did Not Start: 4X-Austin Quick

EXTREME STOCKS 20 LAPS: 1. Donnie Broderick, 2. 1-Alex Updegraff, 3. 77B-Ronnie Buck, 4. F1-John Frye, 5. 55-Brian Rehbin, 6. 7K-Todd Knaub, 7. 77-Jeff Waltz, 8. 51-Jeremy Stremmel, 9. 8N-Davey Nestor, 10. 100--Matt Wampler, 11. 8R-Daren Rice, 12. 14H-Matthew Hays, 13. 10-Kyle Emig, 14. 71-Smokin Joe Racin, 15. 7JR-Johnny Palm Did Not Start: 8W-John Wright, 76-Michael Smith, 74-Joey Racine.

MINI VANS 15 LAPS: 1. 1434-Dennis Derosz, 2. 20S-Daryl Sipe, 3. 13-Thomas Thompson, 4. 43-Ken Booze, 5. 11B-Joe Laclaire.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY
Speedway 570.374.2266
Media Relations 570.523.8420

FOR RELEASE: 16 April 2016
Michael Batz

HOMETOWN DRIVER KELLER WINS SPRINT CAR
SPRING SHOWDOWN IN SELINSGROVE OPENER;
RINE & SHOOP OPEN TITLE DEFENSES WITH VICTORIES

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Hometown driver Cody Keller of Selinsgrove scored a popular win in the 30-lap Spring Showdown for 360 sprint cars in Saturday night’s season opener at Selinsgrove Speedway with the United Racing Club and Empire Super Sprints.

Keller’s fourth career sprint car victory at the wheel of the Keller’s Auto Body No. 99 was worth $2,200 and came over a stellar field of 33 360 sprint cars.

Jeff Rine opened his late model title defense with his 97th career win at the track in the 25-lap super late model feature, while Andrew Shoop of Mifflintown scored his second opening day win in a row in the 15-lap pro stock race.

Next Saturday the speedway will be dark to prepare for the first All Star Sprint Car race at the track in 16 years. The All Start Circuit of Champions Sprint Car series will be in action in a 30-lap A-main paying $5,000 to win for 410 sprint cars at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 24. Track gates will open at 4 p.m.

Front row starters Steve Collins and Cody Keller thrilled the fans trading the race lead on the opening lap of the sprint car feature before a red flag for a wild flip by Jordan Thomas. Thomas was ok and when the race restarted Collins and Keller picked up right where they had left off dueling for the top spot before Keller secured it on lap five.

The race would go through without another stoppage allowing the field to cover the whole speedway with cars. Robbie Stillwagon picked up the runner up spot from Collins as lap nine went onto the scoreboard. While things settled down in the front of the field Mark Smith was working his way from the 15th starting spot into the top five. Although Stillwagon closed in on the leader a few times, Keller began to open up a large lead by halfway at lap 15.

Smith had worked by Justin Barger for third on lap 15 and gave chase of Stillwagon for second. As the race wound down Keller continued to cut through lap traffic and grow his lead over now second spot Mark Smith. Although Smith persisted to charge toward the leader time was up and Cody Keller met the checkered flag for the opening night win which he dedicated to his grandfather who passed away over the offseason. It was Keller's fourth Selinsgrove win.

Smith finished in second with Stillwagon and Barger inside the top five with Jason Clauss. Davie Franek gained ten spots to finish sixth just ahead of Curt Michael, Derek Locke, Steve Collins, and Ryan Kissinger. Heat races for the Newville Family of Companies 360 Sprints went to Steve Collins, Cody Keller, Justin Hoffman, Robbie Stillwagon with the B-Main victory going to Jordan Thomas.

Jeff Rine used a great start and big move off turn four to power by early race leader Dave Zona while battling with Colby Frye in the Jeff's Auto Body & Recycling Center Super Late Model feature. Once out front Rine drove away from a fierce battle for second between Coleby Frye and Bryan Bernheisel.

Rine was in lap traffic by lap eight while Frye closed the gap for the race lead. A lap 11 restart saw Frye give his best effort for the lead on a restart, but Rine was able to fend him off. The race again heated up for the runner up spot as Steve Campbell challenged Frye and Bernheisel. Once Campbell was able to take second on lap 23 his only hope for a shot at the leader was a yellow. The green flag remained out and Jeff Rine claimed career win number 97 at the speedway in the season opener.

Campbell, Frye, Jim Yoder, and Bernheisel rounded out the top five. Dave Zona was the sixth car across the line with Hayne Mattern, Tony Adams, Larry Baer, and Luke Hoffer rounding out the top ten. Heat race winners went to Bryan Bernheisel, Steve Campbell, and Jeff Rine.

Andrew Shoop had no easy task to win the season opener in the A&A Auto Stores Pro Stock feature event. Shoop, who is coming off a Pro Stock title season, held off numerous attempts from fifth place starter Tommy Slanker and last year's big Pro Stock winner Brad Mitch.

On lap ten the top three closed to run all but nose to tail for the top spot as Shoop maneuvered around some of the lap traffic. Once clear Shoop drove away to the opening night win. The battle for second was settled with a slide job and cross over on the last corner with Slanker taking the spot over Mitch. Kurt Wray and John Troxell rounded out the top five finishers. Matt Hornberger, Nate Stroup, Dan Condo, John Bouse, and Peanut Heintzelman rounded out the top ten. Heat races were won by Brad Mitch, Tommy Slaker, and Kurt Wray.

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow the speedway on Twitter and Facebook.

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY RACE SUMMARY – 16 April 2016
360 Sprint Cars – 33 Entries
30-Lap A-Main: 1) 99 Cody Keller 2) 1 Mark Smith 3) 89 Robbie Stillwaggon 4) 5 Justin Barger 5) 08 Jason Clauss 6) 28F Davie Franek 7) 5G Curt Michael 8) 77 Derek Locke 9) 67 Steve Collins 10) 66 Ryan Kissinger 11) 98 Joe Trenca 12) 76 Larry Kelleher 13) 22 Troy Betts 14) 87 George Suprick 15) 00 Dane Lorenc 16) M16 Justin Hoffman 17) C4 Jim Shuster 18) 1W Eric Tomecek 19) 29 Jason Shultz 20) 10 Pauly Colagiovanni 21) 44 John Braim 22) 23 TJ Stutts 23) 49S Mallie Shuster 24) 79 Jordan Thomas
Heat Winners: Steve Collins, Cody Keller, Justin Hoffman, Robbie Stillwaggon
Consolation Winner: Jordan Thomas
Super Late Models – 23 Entries
25-Lap A-Main: 1) 2J Jeff Rine 2) 2 Steve Campbell 3) 0 Coleby Frye 4) 27 Jim Yoder 5) 119B Bryan Bernheisel 6) 99Z Dave Zona 7) 9 Hayes Mattern 8) 88 Tony Adams 9) 0 Larry Baer 10) 15 Luke Hoffner 11) 7m Meade Hahn 12) 63 Nathan Long 13) 3 Robbie Smith 14) 86 Austin Berry 15) 10 Dave Stamm 16) 33c Chris Casner 17) 4S Danny Snyder 18) 119 Jim Bernheisel 19) 28 Jason Smith 20) 16 Matt Cochran 21) 33 Derrick Casner 22) 77 Dick Houtz 23) 15 Shaun Miller
Heat Winners: Bryan Bernheisel, Steve Campbell, Jeff Rine,
Pro Stocks – 23 Entries
15-Lap A-Main: 1) 8S Andrew Shoop 2) 40 Tommy Slanker 3) 10M Brad Mitch 4) 71 Kurt Wray 5) 55T John Troxell 6) 88 Matt Hornberger 7) 26 Nate Stroup 8) 28 Dan Condo 9) 28 John Bouse 10) 1 Peanut Heintzelman 11) 83 Matt Wilson 12) 8M Brandon Moser 13) 28J Jeff Ceballo 14) 14 Bill Conrad 15) 4 Jim Payne 16) 55 John Troxell 17) 8K Jeremy Kline 18) 13 Zach Romig 19) 33 Curtis Lawton 20) 2 Adam Campbell 21) 19 Brandon Auman 22) 6c AJ Hoffman
Heat Winners: Brad Mitch, Tommy Slanker, Kurt Wray

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series

This week the Central PA 358 Point Series was back in action at Trail Way Speedway on Friday night and Lincoln Speedway on Saturday. Friday night was the season opener at Trail Way Speedway and the defending Central PA 358 Point Series Champion Doug Hammaker backed up his big win last weekend in the first Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series with his first career feature win at the bullring just outside of Hanover Pa. Hammaker would hold off a hard charging Dwight Leppo and Jeff Halligan. Cody Fletcher and Brandon Noel would complete the top 5.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speeway 18 year old Matt Campbell would pick up his 1st win of the season in the 20 lap feature over Tyler Esh, Adrian Shaffer, Matt Findley and Jeff Rohrbaugh.

With his 3rd place finish on Saturday night Adrian Shaffer continues to lead the Central PA 358 Point Series point standings by 25 pts over Campbell.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 130 pts. (1 win) 2. Matt Campbell - 105 Pts. (1 win) 3. Chris Arnold - 90 Pts. (1 win) 4. Doug Hammaker - 75 Pts. (1 win) 5. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 75 Pts (1 win) 6. Tyler Esh - 71 Pts. 7. Matt Findley - 60 Pts. 8. Chandler Leiby - 60 Pts. 9.Dwight Leppo - 46 Pts. 10.Jeff Halligan - 45 Pts. 10.Cody Fletcher - 45 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Idenity Solutions WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather & Kate Kelly Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series .......

April 22nd (TW) April 23rd (Lincoln) April 30th (Lincoln) May 6th (WG) (TW) May 7th (Lincoln)

 

Rich And Prestigious Hinnershitz Memorial At Williams Grove Friday

Sprint car purse worth $30,000 up for grabs!

4/17/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg – The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will wage war in the annual Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial this Friday, April 22 at Williams Grove Speedway when the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series kicks off at 8 pm.

The 2016 version of the Tommy will pay $6,000 to win out of a total purse of nearly $30,000 for the 30-lap feature with time trials setting the heat and feature starting grids.

Action will also include street stock competition.

Racing begins at 8 pm with general admission gates opening at 6.

Adult general admission for the show is $18 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.

Formerly known as the Early Bird Championship, The prestigious Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial took its name in 2007, now run in honor of the winner of the first ever motor racing main event at Williams Grove Speedway back in 1939.

An eventual Hall of Fame driver, Hinnershitz of Oley went on to win the track title that year and again in 1949 and 1952.

Stevie Smith is the defending winner of the Hinnershitz race.

Other winners of the event since taking the Hinnershitz name have been: Craig Keel, 2007; Brian Leppo, 2008; Lance Dewease, 2009; Chad Layton, 2010, 2012, and Doug Esh, 2014.

The event was lost to rain in 2011 and in 2013.

The first appearance of the season by the URC Sprints at Williams Grove is coming up April 29 at 8 pm along with action including the 410 sprints.

May 6 will see the track host another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the 410 sprint cars along with 358 sprint action.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

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Port Royal Speedway

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Hodnett Wins 44th In Port Royal Sprints Crash Marred Main, Wampler Wins Port Royal First In Late Models, Gramley Sweeps 305s

4/16/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett scored the 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night to record his second oval win of the season in a race that was marred by a horrific opening lap frontstretch melee.

In the super late model main York Haven’s Billy Wampler won for the first time ever at the track, outrunning point leader Andy Haus for the victory.

Nate Gramley of Lewistown scored a clean sweep of both 305 sprint features on the night after running off with the April 2 make up event as well as the regularly scheduled main.

For the sixth consecutive year, Race To Cure Cancer Night proved to be successful at the track with a check for $1,218.50 being donated to the American Cancer Society as a result of proceeds from admissions as well as a special auction held early in the night.

The start of the 25-lap 410 sprint car main saw a massive, violent and scary crash take place on the frontstretch involving eight cars in front of the grandstand with four of them flipping.

After contact with Doug Esh as the field sped down the front chute, Lucas Wolfe careened across the track in front of the field, flipping while getting hit hard by oncoming traffic.

Other cars that flipped belonged to Curt Stroup, Joey Hershey and Cory Thornton with Thornton coming from 15th starting spot into the melee and catapulting through the carnage before slamming onto the track with the throttle stuck wide open as it vaulted back and forth before finally falling silent.

Additional cars involved included Ryan Taylor, Daryl Stimeling, Rick Lafferty and Kody Lehman.

While all drivers climbed from their racers, Thornton was transported to a local hospital.

Apparently thanks to the contact, Esh pulled pitside under the stoppage but would rejoin at the rear for the return to action that found Brock Zearfoss and Blane Heimbach on the front row.

The race did go non-stop following the opening lap fracas with Zearfoss touring around the oval with the lead for the first 10 laps before Hodnett took over.

After starting third, Hodnett got by Heimbach for second on the opening lap and then gradually ran down Zearfoss to make the pass and run away.

Hodnett’s margin of victory for his 44th career Port Royal checkers was 7.545 seconds.

The current point leader, Hodnett apologized repeatedly in victory lane, feeling responsible for prompting the opening lap crash that started when Esh had to slow up to keep from hitting Hodnett as he worked across the track to get to a higher line.

Zearfoss finished the feature in second followed by Heimbach, Dylan Cisney, Esh, Mike Wagner, Taylor, Tyler Bear, Wayne Dadetto and Lehman.

Heats went to Zearfoss and Heimbach.

Second starter Andrew Yoder took the lead at the start of the 22-lap super late model main with third starter Wampler in tow.

The yellow flag unfurled with four laps in the book when Mike Lupfer made contact with the inside backstretch fence as he raced hard with Andy Haus for fourth.

Wampler trailed Yoder and raced side by side with him for the top spot for several laps as the race headed toward the halfway point as Yoder buzzed around the top with Wampler to his inside.

Wampler finally made the inside work on the 13th tour, making the pass as the pair raced through the second corner and onto the backchute.

Yoder would eventually fall victim to Haus with six laps to go however that would be a far as Haus could advance while Yoder ended a fine third.

Chad Hollenbeck and Tim Smith Jr. completed the top five.

Sixth through 10th went to Lupfer, Scott Flickinger, Dave Brouse Jr., Tim Gray and Chad Julius.

Heats went to Lupfer and Wampler.

Gramley resumed the make up April 2 305 sprint main with the lead with two laps completed.

Defending Port Royal Champion Jeff Miller worked into second spot on the sixth loop and threatened to challenge for the lead.

The trio of Gramley, Miller and Zach Newlin staged a spirited battle for the lead at the halfway point but the race was then red flagged for a two-car tangle on the 14th circuit.

Miller began smoking shortly after the restart and eventually fell out of the race as Gramley went on to win over Newlin, Jake Waters, Ken Duke and Scott Lutz.

Gramley wired the field in the regularly slated 305 sprint main with Newlin racing second until lap 10 when Drew Ritchie took the spot.

Mark Watkins surged late in the race to end up third followed by Newlin and Waters.

Heats went to Mike Kiser, Gramley and Newlin.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

4/16/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Brock Zearfoss, 3. Blane Heimbach, 4. Dylan Cisney, 5. Doug Esh, 6. Mike Wagner, 7. Ryan Taylor, 8. Tyler Bear, 9. Wayne Dadetto, 10. Kody Lehman, 11. Daryl Stimeling, 12. Cale Grubb, 13. Lucas Wolfe, 14. Curt Stroup, 15. Joey Hershey, 16. Rick Lafferty, 17. Cory Thornton

DNS: Steve Buckwalter

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Billy Wampler, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Andrew Yoder, 4. Chad Hollenbeck, 5. Tim Smith Jr., 6. Mike Lupfer, 7. Scott Flickinger, 8. Dave Brouse Jr., 9. Tim Gray, 10. Chad Julius, 11. Mike Mort, 12. Nick Dickson, 13. Steve Bailor, 14. Vern Zerby, 15. Gene Knaub

305 sprints, 18 laps (make up from 4/2): 1. Nate Gramley, 2. Zach Newlin, 3. Jake Waters, 4. Ken Duke, 5. Mark Watkins, 6. Scott Lutz, 7. Alan Kumpf, 8. Kyle Ganoe, 9. John Martin, 10. John Fiore, 11. Cale Reigle, 12. Andrew Hake, 13. Erin Statler, 14. Neil Petock, 15. Jeff Miller, 16. Hunter McCracken, 17. Reed Thompson, 18. Drew Ritchie, 19. Austin Burke, 20. Tyler Reeser, 21. Dave Grube, 22. Cody Hackenberry, 23. Jacob Gomola, 24. Paul Snyder

DNQ: Dave Guss Jr., Jim Kennedy

305 sprints, 18 laps: 1. Nathan Gramley, 2. Drew Ritchie, 3. Mark Watkins, 4. Zach Newlin, 5. Jake Waters, 6. Jeff Geiges, 7. Cale Reigle, 8. Scott Lutz, 9. Scott Ellerman, 10. John Martin, 11. Kyle Ganoe, 12. Austin Burke, 13. Geoff Gill, 14. Dave Brown Jr., 15. Hunter McCracken, 16. George Riden, 17. Joe Kay, 18. Andrew Hake, 19. Neil Petock, 20. Tom Worrick, 21. Mike Kiser, 22. John Fiore, 23. Erin Statler, 24. Alan Kumpf, 25. Dave Graber

DNQ: Ken Duke, Reed Thompson, Jeff Miller, Jim Kennedy


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Saturday, April 16, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ARCH NIGHT

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Sat., April 23, 2016 (7 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, & Central PA Legends (including 4/2 make-up feature)

Sat., April 30, 2016 (7:30 PM TT) - 13TH ANNUAL WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL for 410 Sprints, plus 358 Sprints and All-American Outlaws

Sat., May 7, 2016 (7:30 PM) - APPLE AUTOMOTIVE NIGHT: 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Street Stocks (Dover Elementary Night)

TYLER ROSS SCORES CAREER FIRST IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE;

Campbell comes from eighth to score first win of the year in 358 sprints;

Kyle Lear also wins first in 358 late models

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/16/2016 – “This is unbelievable. I need someone to pinch me right now.”

So said Tyler Ross after scoring his first career win in the 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

Points handicapping placed Ross on the outside of the front row for the start, but he dropped to fourth by the end of the first lap. He recovered to pass Robbie Kendall for third on lap two, and then reclaimed second from Austin Hogue on a lap 11 restart, following a caution for Danny Dietrich, who stopped in turn four after bouncing off the wall in turns one and two.

He chased polesitter and race-long leader Tim Glatfelter for the next four laps before grabbing the lead from Trone Outdoor/Eagle Steel #39 on a lap 16 restart.

He led the rest of the way in non-stop racing over the final ten laps, crossing 1.87 seconds ahead of a closing Alan Krimes, who advanced from tenth starting spot to finish second.

“I wasn’t sure it was going to happen, especially this early in the season,” said Ross, “This is only our third time here this year, so to be this fast this early I’m excited to see how the rest of the season goes.”

Glatfelter, Hogue, and Kendall completed the top five, with Jim Siegel, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Brian Montieth, Cory Haas, and Danny Dietrich rounding out the top ten.

“I gotta thank my dad (Sam). He works his tail off all week long in getting this thing ready,” added Ross, “We’ve got a lot of good help this year. I want to thank Rick Lefever from Lefever Electric (prime sponsor). He couldn’t make it tonight. We’ll have to give him a call here.”

“This is my third year here, and I finally learned to get the wing back,” added Ross, “I got a lot of bite coming off the bottom on the restarts, and that helped me get into the corners.

Heats for the 27 410 sprints were won by Danny Dietrich, McIntyre, and Ross, with Billy Dietrich winning the consolation.

Fawn Grove’s Matt Campbell came from eighth starting spot to claim the win in the 20-lap “358” sprint car feature.

Wyatt Hinkle led the first two laps from the pole before sixth-starting Tyler Esh drove around him into the race lead on lap three. Meanwhile, Campbell followed him into second on the fifth lap before running him down at the half-way point. Campbell led the rest of the way through heavy lapped traffic, crossing 1.47 seconds ahead of Esh, with tenth-starting Adrian Shaffer, Matt Findley, and Jeff Rohrbaugh completing the top five.

Heats for the 31 358 sprints were won by Shaffer, Brie Hershey, and Kyle Denmyer, with Chandler Leiby winning the consolation.

Kyle Lear scored his first career Lincoln win in the Precise Racing Products three-track series opener for 358 late models. Lear started on the pole and raced side-by-side with outside front row starter Sam Gallagher for the first two laps, with Gallagher leading lap one and Lear scored the leader of lap two.

Lear controlled the pace the rest of the way, despite late-race heat from Ralph Morgan, Jr., who pulled alongside Lear racing off the final turns to the checkered flag.

Third through fifth were Gallagher, Randy Christine, Jr., and Shaun Jones.

Heats for the 23 358 late models were won by Lear, Gallagher, and Christine.

Next weekend, Saturday, April 23rd, Lincoln Speedway will host the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends at 7 PM. That night the Legends will compete in a regularly scheduled racing program with 20-lap feature, along with the April 2nd rained-out 20-lap feature. Gates will open at 5 PM.

RACE RESULTS

Saturday, April 16, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

ARCH NIGHT

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 5-Tyler Ross ($3,200); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 6. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 7. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 8. 21-Brian Montieth; 9. 11C-Cory Haas; 10. 48-Danny Dietrich; 11. 8-Billy Dietrich; 12. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 13. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 14. 99M-Kyle Moody; 15. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 16. 15M-Bobby Mazingo (DNF); 17. 75-Nicole Bower (DNF); 18. 12B-Brad Franks (DNF);19. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF); 20. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF); 21. 29-James Pryde (DNF); 22. 15-Adam Wilt (DNF); 23. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 24. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Tim Glatfelter (1-15), Tyler Ross (16-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 75-Nicole Bower; 6. 91-David Quackenbush; 7. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 8. 12B-Brad Frank; 9. 74-Duane Gutshall (DNF). Time – 2:21.793

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 21T-Scott Fisher; 6. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; DNS – 51S-Stevie Smith. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 5-Tyler Ross; 2. 52-Austin Hogue; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody; 7. 29-James Pryde; 8. 10-Zach Euculano; DNS – 69-Shane Hoff. Time – 2:26.734

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (5 laps) - 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 10K-Joe Kata, III; 3. 12B-Brad Franks; 4. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 5. 29-James Pryde; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; DNS – 74-Dwayne Gutshall, 51S-Stevie Smith, 69-Shane Hoff. Time – 1:14.090

Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 35-Tyler Esh; 3. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 4. 28-Matt Findley; 5. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 6. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 7. 5-Phil Walter; 8. 66-Doug Hammaker; 9. 97-Brie Hershey; 10. 119-Chandler Leiby; 11. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 12. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 13. 13-Ryan Higgins; 14. 21-CJ Tracy; 15. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 16. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 17. 12-Brent Shearer; 18. 23-Chris Arnold; 19. 7-Trey Hivner; 20. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 21. 00-Chris Frank; 22. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 23. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 24. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Wyatt Hinkle (1-2), Tyler Esh (3-9), Matt Campbell (10-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 2. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 3. 35-Tyler Esh; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan (SCRATCHED); 5. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 6. 00-Chris Frank; 7. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 8. 119-Chandler Leiby; 9. 13-Ryan Higgins; 10. 5A-Brian Allman; 11. 17G-George Strickler, Jr. Time – 2:23.85

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 97-Brie Hershey; 2. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 3. 28-Matt Findley; 4. 16-Matt Campbell; 5. 12-Brent Shearer; 6. 23-Chris Arnold; 7. 7-Trey Hivner; 8. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 9. 18F-Dylan Welch; DNS – 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. Time – 2:29.00

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 2. 5-Phil Walter; 3. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 4. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 21-CJ Tracy; 7. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 8. 14-Dave Carlberg; 9. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 10. 67-Justin Whittall. Time – 2:27.06

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. Chandler Leiby; 2. 13-Ryan Higgins; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 7. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 8. 5A-Brian Allman; 9. 67-Justin Whittall; 10. 17G-George Streaker, Jr.; 11. 14C-Dave Carlberg (DNF); DNS – 18F-Dylan Welch, 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr. No Time

358 Late Models:

358 Late Model Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 151-Kyle Lear; 2. 112-Ralph Morgan, Jr.; 3. 25-Sam Gallagher; 4. 74-Randy Christine, Jr.; 5. 2M-Shaun Jones; 6. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 7. X-Bernie Beard; 8. 87-Eric Irvan; 9. 21M-Matt Murphy; 10. 000-Matt Nailor; 11. 100-Tyler Horst; 12. 43-Jake Jones; 13. 116-Travis Mease; 14. 20-Steve Billet; 15. 4GT-Charles Potts; 16. 23-Todd Snook; 17. NINE-Randy Stoudt; 18. 5-Jake Moser; 19. 57-Brad Shank; 20. 08-Zach Kauffman; 21. 4-John Moser; 22. 22-Chase Billet; 23. 4M-Kyle Moser (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Sam Gallagher (1), Kyle Lear (2-20)

358 Late Model Heat One Finish (8 laps) - 1. 151-Kyle Lear; 2. 112-Ralph Morgan, Jr.; 3. 21M-Matt Murphy; 4. 000-Matt Nailor; 5. 5-Jake Moser; 6. 20-Steve Billet; 7. NINE-Randy Stoudt; 8. 4-John Moser (DNF). No Time

358 Late Model Heat Two Finish (8 laps) - 1. 25-Sam Gallagher; 2. 22-Chase Billet; 3. 2M-Shaun Jones; 4. 43-Jake Jones; 5. 87-Eric Irvin; 6. 57-Brad Shank; 7. 23-Todd Snook; 8. 4M-Kyle Moser. Time – 2:18.13

358 Late Model Heat Three Finish (8 laps) - 1. 74-Randy Christine, Jr.; 2. X-Bernie Beard; 3. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 4. 116-Travis Mease; 5. 100-Tyler Horst; 6. 08-Zach Kauffman; 7. 4GT-Charles Potts. No Time

 

 

Friday April 15, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA

UPCOMING EVENTS: Fri., April 22, 2016 – 358 Sprints, 600 Micros, Limited Stocks, Central PA Legends (Gates open at 5:30 p.m., Heats at 7:45 p.m.)

THREE FIRST-TIME WINNERS IN FOUR DIVISIONS AT TRAIL-WAY;

HANOVER, PA (4/15/2016) –For all he’s accomplished in 358 sprint car racing the past few years, including the 2015 Central PA Point Series championship, Carlisle’s Doug Hammaker had never won at Trail-Way Speedway. That is, until Friday night.

“This is the hardest place to win,” said Hammaker after driving the family Heavy Equipment Loaders and Parts/Hammaker’s Automotive #66 to his first career Trail-Way win in the season opener for 358 sprint cars, “I’ve been wanting to get one here, and quite frankly I have sucked here.”

An inversion of nine pulled by first heat winner Mike Bittinger put Hammaker on the pole for the start, and although he led every lap, he had to fight off the ongoing challenges of Dwight Leppo the entire race.

“I was trying to make my car as wide as I could, and Dwight kept trying to get around me,” said Hammaker, “The outside started working for him, so I decided to put on my big boy pants and move up a little.”

After drawing the highest possible inversion for the feature, Bittinger got together with Wyatt Hinkle and flipped exiting turn two of lap two. Bittinger was uninjured but done for the night.

Leppo started third when two drivers in front of him opted for the rear, got by Brandon Noel for second on lap two, and ran there the rest of the way.

Third through fifth were Jeff Halligan, hard charger Cody Fletcher (who started 11th), and Noel. Completing the top ten were Zach Euculano, Dave Thrush, Randy Whisler, Hinkle, and Steven Kisamore (in his first ever sprint car start). Heats for the 18 “358” sprint cars were won by Bittinger, Thrush, and Leppo.

It was also a first career Trail-Way win for Levi Peck of Orrstown in the 270c micro-sprint feature, which was shortened by three laps when the division reached its maximum number of cautions (eighth).

Bill Laughman, Cory Myers, Brian Marriott, and Chad Myers completed the top five.. Qualifiers for the 25 270s were won by Laughman, Cory Myers, and Peck.

Ron Grove made it three first-time winners on the night by claiming the shortened 15-lap feature for Classic Cars. Grove started on the pole and held off the constant challenges of Neal Reamer and Joe Brown for the win. Grove also won the lone heat for the nine Classic Cars in attendance.

Chad Weaver, who also raced in the 270 micros, picked up the win in the 15-lap limited stock feature. Weaver assumed the lead twice in the race when different drivers both suffered mechanical problems while leading. First it was polesitter Ricky Weaver, Jr. who slowed to a stop on lap eight. Matt Chronister caught Weaver one lap later, but then pulled up lame entering turn one of the final lap.

Weaver was there to take the win, followed by Justin Wagaman, Robbie Carroll, Shane Miller, and Travis Brown. Heats were won by Ricky Weaver, Jr., Chad Weaver, and Jason Chronister.

Next Friday, April 22, Trail-Way swings back into action with the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprint Cars. Joining the 358’s will be the 600 Micro Sprints, Limited Stocks, and Central PA Legends. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and heats begin at 7:45 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 flag.

Friday April 15, 2016 Trail-Way Speedway Hanover, PA For Immediate Release

HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS

FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 4-Dwight Leppo; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher (Hard Charger); 5. 10B-Brandon Noel; 6. 10-Zach Euculano; 7. 22T-Dave Thrush; 8. 64-Randy Whisler; 9. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 10. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 11. 30-Seth Kearchner (DNF); 12. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr. (DNF); 13. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 14. 77-David Holbrook (DNF); 15. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 16. 12-Mike Bittinger (DNF); 17. 90-Jordan Givler (DNF); 18. 99Y-Shane Yost (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Doug Hammaker (1-25)

358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 12-Mike Bittinger; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 90-Jordan Givler; 4. 10-Zach Euculano; 5. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 6. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr. (DNF). Time – 2:22.81

358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 22T-Dave Thrush; 2. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 3. 10B-Brandon Noel; 4. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 5. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 6. 99Y-Shane Yost (DNS). Time – 2:33.44

358 Sprint Heat 3 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 4-Dwight Leppo; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 66-Doug Hammaker; 4. 30-Seth Kearchner; 5. 64-Randy Whisler; 6. 77K-Steven Kisamore. Time – 2:23.53

LIMITED STOCKS

FEATURE (15 Laps) – 1. 2-Chad Weaver; 2. 30-Justin Wagaman; 3. 69-Robbie Carroll; 4. 39-Shane Miller; 5. 47-Travis Brown; 6. 94-Joseph Bowling; 7. 90-Lee Redman; 8. 96-Sarah Redmond; 9. 45-Jordan Spangler; 10. 46-Joshua Spangler; 11. 16-Julio Perez (DNF); 12. 81-Matt Chronister (DNF); 13. 98-Daniel Hamm, Jr. (DNF); 14. 29-Mike Wolf (DNF); 15. 92-Terry Hartlaub (DNF); 16. 64-Charles Millender (DNF); 17. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr. (DNF); 18. 32-Jeff Foster (DNF); 19. 38-Jason Chronister (DNF); 20. 23-Boomer Teague (DNF); 21. 3-Chelsea Weaver (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Ricky Weaver (1-7); Chad Weaver (8); Matt Chronister (9-14); Chad Weaver (15)

Limited Stock Heat 1 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 21-Ricky Weaver; 2. 81-Matt Chronister; 3. 16-Julio Perez; 4. 29-Mike Wolf; 5. 32-Jeff Foster; 6. 98-Daniel Hamm; 7. 3-Chelsea Weaver (DNF). Time – 2:04.06

Limited Stock Heat 2 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 2-Chad Weaver; 2. 30-Justin Wagaman; 3. 96-Sarah Redmond; 4. 90-Lee Redman; 5. 47-Travis Brown; 6. 46-Joshua Spangler (DNF); 7. 45-Jordan Spangler (DNF). Time – 2:06.75

Limited Stock Heat 3 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 38-Jason Chronister; 2. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 3. 69-Robbie Carroll; 4. 39-Shane Miller; 5. 64-Charles Millender; 6. 94-Joseph Bowling; 7. 23-Boomer Teague. Time – 2:01.07

CLASSIC CARS

FEATURE (15 Laps) – 1. 09-Ron Grove; 2. 73-Neal Reamer; 3. 89-Joe Brown; 4. X-Jim Rost; 5. 9-Dylan Brown; 6. 4-Dorsey Weaver; 7. 56-Lance Grove (DNF); 8. 100-Jack Yingling (DNF); 9. 12-Jim Crocker (DNS).

Lap Leaders: Ron Grove (1-15)

Classic Car Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 09-Ron Grove; 2. 73-Neal Reamer; 3. 4-Dorsey Weaver; 4. 9-Dylan Brown; 5. 56-Lance Grove; 6. X-Jim Rost; 7. 12-Jim Crocker (DNF); 8. 100-Jack Yingling (DNF); 9. 89-Joe Brown (DNF). Time – 2:43.47

MASON DIXON 270 MICRO SPRINTS

FEATURE (17 Laps – Shortened due to time limit reached) – 1. 64-Levi Peck; 2. 2-Billy Laughman; 3. 20-Cory Myers; 4. 18-Brian Marriott; 5. 32-Chad Myers; 6. 20X-Craig Myers; 7. 9-Jim Young; 8. 8-Jim Still; 9. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 10. 22-Mike Boer; 11. 43M-Brandon McMillion; 12. 32M-Shaun McIntyre; 13. 10H-Dave Hollar (DNF); 14. 88-Chad Weaver (DNF); 15. 44-Richard Crunkilton (DNF); 16. 29C-Jeff Arigo (DNF); 17. 58-Steven Cox (DNF); 18. 10-Nik Gower (DNF); 19. 5-Shannon Weaver (DNF); 20. 7S-Mike Sherman (DNF); 21. 64K-Kane Eichenlaub (DNF); 22. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr. (DNF); 23. 84-Zachary Glass (DNF); 24. 09-John Horton (DNS); 25. 6-Tim McClelland (DNS). No time.

Lap Leaders: Levi Peck (1-17)

270 Micro Sprint Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 2-Billy Laughman; 2. 18-Brian Marriott; 3. 8-Jim Still; 4. 20X-Craig Myers; 5. 7S-Mike Sherman; 6. 5-Shannon Weaver; 7. 22-Mike Boer; 8. 88-Chad Weaver (DNF); 9. 32M-Shaun McIntyre (DNS). No time.

270 Micro Sprint Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 20-Cory Myers; 2. 32-Chad Myers; 3. 99-Joe Trone, Jr.; 4. 09-John Horton; 5. 44-Richard Crunkilton; 6. 84-Zachary Glass (DNF); 7. 43M-Brandon McMillion (DNF); 8. 58-Steven Cox (DNS). No time.

270 Micro Sprint Heat 3 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 64-Levi Peck; 2. 10-Nik Gower; 3. 9-Jim Young; 4. 4T4-Joe Long, Jr.; 5. 10H-Dave Hollar; 6. 64K-Kane Eichenlaub; 7. 29C-Jeff Arigo; 8. 6-Tim McClelland (DNF). Time – 2:11.78

 

 

Doug Esh Hammers Home To Win Williams Grove, Ellerman scores 305s

4/15/16

Mechanicsburg – Doug Esh of Lancaster put the hammer down to overtake Austin Hogue and go on to win the 410 sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night.

Elsewhere in the 20-lap 305 sprint main it was Landisburg’s Scott Ellerman taking the victory on his birthday.

The 25-lap sprint car main was red flagged on just the first lap when polesitter Matt Campbell cleared the outside turns three and four fence, flipping wildly but escaping injury.

Leader Austin Hogue continued on his way when action resumed with seventh starter Esh running third as the field entered the backmarkers on the eighth tour, just before a final caution flag unfuled with nine laps away.

Esh got around Brock Zearfoss for second on the restart and began chasing Hogue for the lead and win.

And of course Hogue again entered the backmarkers and it was at that point when Esh was able to more substantially close the gap between he and the leader.

But time was running out as the laps clicked off and it took until three laps to go for Esh to get around the fleet running Hogue.

Esh was able to throw his No. 07 in front of Hogue with a deep swoop into the third corner before driving up across the track to take control as lap 22 was scored.

The Lancaster driver then pulled away to a 1.699 second lead at the finish over Hogue.

It was Esh’s 23rd career win at the oval, worth $3,600.

As the race came to the checkers, Danny Dietrich pounced on Brian Montieth in the third corner for third after Montieth had driven from seventh into the spot.

Montieth ended up fourth followed by Greg Hodnett.

Sixth through 10th went to Lance Dewease in his first Williams Grove start of the season, Brock Zearfoss, Freddie Rahmer, Stevie Smith and Mark Smith.

Heats went to Rahmer, Mark Smith and Hogue with the consolation going to Lucas Wolfe.

Jaremi Hanson took the lead at the start of the 305 sprint main followed by Ellerman.

And just like in the 410 sprint car main, traffic would play a factor in the race for the lead.

Hanson struggled with the backmarkers giving Ellerman his chance and he made good on a run with three laps to go to steal the win.

Hanson then tried to come back on Ellerman for the victory but to no avail as a caution flag with two laps to go cleared the track, allowing Ellerman to drive away.

Mike Kiser was third followed by Zach Newlin and Jordan Thomas.

Sixth through 10th went to George Riden, Colby Dice, Dave Brown Jr., Ken Duke and Stephanie Dodson.

Jared Esh won the Wee Bee Audio and Video Hard Charger Award for driving from 23rd to 15th at the finish.

Heats went to Ellerman, Newlin and Riden with Rick Stief taking the consolation race.

April 15, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Doug Esh, 2. Austin Hogue, 3. Danny Dietrich, 4. Brian Montieth, 5. Greg Hodnett, 6. Lance Deweae, 7. Brock Zearfoss, 8. Freddie Rahmer, 9. Stevie Smith, 10. Mark Smith, 11. Lucas Wolfe, 12. Alan Krimes, 13. Brent Marks, 14. Steve Buckwalter, 15. Rick Lafferty, 16. Rodney Westhafer, 17. Chad Trout, 18. Tim Glatfelter, 19. Cory Haas, 20. Daryl Stimeling, 21. Pat Cannon, 22. Nicole Bower, 23. Wayne Dadetto, 24. Matt Campbell

DNQ: Jay Galloway, Joe Trenca, Tyler Bear, Troy Fraker, Jevon Ahner, Todd Berkheimer

305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Scott Ellerman, 2. Jeremi Hanson, 3. Mike Kiser, 4. Zach Newlin, 5. Jordan Thomas, 6. George Riden, 7. Colby Dice, 8. Dave Brown Jr., 9. Ken Duke, 10. Stephanie Dodson, 11. John Martin, 12. Darren Miller, 13. Jeff Geiges, 14. Geoff Gill, 15. Jared Esh, 16. Kyle Ganoe, 17. Alex Potsoky, 18. Scott Lutz, 19. Erin Statler, 20. Ian Detweiler, 21. Jay Krout, 22. Jon Haegele, 23. Andrew Hake, 24. Rick Steif

DNQ: Mark Watkins, Tyler Reeser, John Bordlemay, Terry Schaeffer, Keith Anderson, Austin Burke, Neil Petock

 

 

Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series

The Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series kicked off it's first race of the series Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway and the defending 2015 Central PA 358 Point Series Champion Doug Hammaker would stake his claim to another crown. Hammaker would lead all 20 laps of the feature event to capture the win over 410 invader Glenndon Forsythe, Kevin Nouse, Tyler Esh, and 2016 Central PA 358 Point Series leader Adrian Shaffer.

With $2,000 going to the winner of the 8 race series, Hammaker staked an early claim to take home the check from Capitol Renegade and the crown for being named the King of the division.

The series will kick into high gear in May with the next 3 races in consecutive weeks. May 8th the teams will be back for the 2nd and last visit at the new and improved Susquehanna Speedway, before making the trek to the biggest track of the series the historic Williams Grove Speedway the following Friday night May 13th. Then it will be off to the smallest track in Central PA, Trail Way Speedway for their Spring Championship race which will pay $1,200 to the winner.

The top 10 in the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series after 1 race are...

1. Doug Hammaker - 1 Pt 2. Glenndon Forsythe - 2 Pts. 3. Kevin Nouse - 3 Pts. 4. Tyler Esh - 4 Pts 5. Adrian Shaffer - 5 Pts. 6. JB Cunningham - 6 Pts. 7. Troy Wagaman - 7 Pts. 8 Ryan Linder - 8 Pts. 9. Cody Fletcher - 9 Pts. 10.Chandler Leiby - 10 Pts.

Sponsors of the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series are

Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Idenity Solutions WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather & Kate Kelly Gus Radel

You can keep up to date with the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's Series as well as the Central PA 358 Point Series at Central PA 358 Racing Series

 

 

NEWVILLE FAMILY OF COMPANIES ANNOUNCES TITLE SPONSORSHIP OF WEEKLY SPRINT CAR RACING AT SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY IN 2016!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway welcomes the Newville Family of Companies as the title sponsor of the weekly 360 sprint car racing programs at the historic Snyder County oval in 2016. The sponsorship includes several incentive programs that are also designed to support 358 sprint car teams.

Owned and operated by veteran open wheel racer Jim Shuster, the Newville Family of Companies includes Newville Electric Services, Newville Construction Drilling & Blasting Specialists, Newville Mat Company, and Eleven Oaks Farms.

“We’re very grateful to Jim Shuster and his family for their generosity in putting together this major sponsorship of the sprint car racing programs at Selinsgrove Speedway,” said speedway General Manager Steve Inch. “Jim and his son Mallie have been avid supporters of the 360 sprint car program, and this sponsorship confirms their commitment to helping us make the division a success at Selinsgrove.”

In addition to co-sponsoring the $10,000 point fund for the 360 sprint cars with Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic, several incentive programs will also be in place this season courtesy of the Newville Family of Companies.

For the first time, the speedway will offer the Sprint Car Heat Race Victory Bonus for the driver who wins the most heat wins ($500), second most qualifiers ($250), and third most heat races ($100) at the conclusion of the season.

For 358 sprint car teams who compete with the 360 sprints at Selinsgrove, there is a competition bonus program and a separate $2,000 point fund for 358 sprint drivers who support the track this season.

The 358 competition bonus program will be in effect for non-sanctioned 358-360 sprint car races at the track this year, including May 7, May 14, June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, Aug. 6, Aug. 20, and Aug. 27. The first 358 sprint car driver to cross the finish line will earn a $200 bonus in the main events on the aforementioned dates, with $125 and $100 bonuses being paid to 358 drivers who cross the finish line second and third, respectively.

A $1,000 bonus is being posted to the 358 sprint car point champion, with $500, $300, and $200 being paid to the top four 358 sprint car point finishers who compete in at least half of the designated race dates.

“We put some incentives in place to encourage 358 sprint car drivers to race Selinsgrove,” said Jim Shuster. “For 13 years the 358’s were the open wheel division before the track transitioned to the 360 sprints in 2014. Hopefully the bonus money helps out some of those teams that haven’t yet made the switch from 358’s to 360’s.”

About the Newville Family of Companies:

Newville Electrical Services supports the construction and maintenance of transmission lines. Services include installation of rock construction entrances, access roads, work pads, wire pull sites and more.

Newville Construction Drilling & Blasting provides services to residential, commercial, and publicly funded projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, and New Jersey. The company’s specialty blasting services include demolition projects on bridges, buildings, smokestacks, and dams, including demolitions in urban areas and even underwater.

Newville Mat Company is becoming a bigger part of the company’s projects and has begun producing its own mats which are less expensive and allow the company to provide matting at a lower price to customers.

Eleven Oaks Farms owns and operates two farms located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, and supplies Newville Electrical Services with all the agricultural products used on its projects, specifically final restoration and seeding of the work areas.

For more information about the Newville Family of Companies, visit blastncs.com.

The first race at Selinsgrove Speedway was held on July 20, 1946, and was won by Hall of Fame driver Bill Holland, who went on to win the 1949 Indianapolis 500. Following a brief closure in the early 1960’s, the speedway reopened in 1963. The upcoming 2016 season will mark the 54th consecutive year of motorsports excitement on the superspeedway of dirt track racing!

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

 

 

SUNDAY APRIL 10, 2016 SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

GREG HODNETT WINS THRILLER IN BAPS 410 SPRINT SERIES OPENER!

 Doug Hammaker Wins King of the Hill 358 Sprints By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA 4/10/16 It’s been one of the most anticipated events of the season and if Sunday night’s BAPS Coatings & Supplies 410 Sprint Series opener at Susquehanna Speedway is any indication of what the remainder of the season brings, fans are in for a real treat.

Greg Hodnett held off a late race challenge from Lance Dewease to capture the opening night of the seven race BAPS 410 Sprint Series which was his fourth overall win on the season aboard the Mike Heffner Racing Enterprises owned No. 27.

After earning a redraw spot in his heat race advancing from 10th to third, Hodnett, of Spring Grove drew the number five for the 25-lap feature event and ran inside the top five during the first half of the race before grabbing the lead on lap 16 from Blane Heimbach.

Heimbach started on the outside front row and took the lead from Adam Wilt just before the midway point of the race.

Three early incidents slowed the event, the worst coming on lap six when Logan Wagner crashed hard in turn one to bring out a red flag.

Dewease, making his first start behind the wheel of the familiar Don Kreitz, Jr. owned No. 69K started 13th and turned in a great run, battling Hodnett for the lead during the late laps.

Heimbach settled for the third place finish with Lucas Wolfe coming from 14th to finish fourth with Wilt rounding out the top five.

Danny Dietrich, Ryan Smith, Brent Marks, Austin Hogue and 19th starter Doug Esh completed the top 10 finishers.

Ryan Smith, Anthony Fiore and Brent Marks were heat winners for the 29 BAPS 410 Sprint cars pitside. Doug Esh topped the consolation.

Defending Central PA 358 Sprint Car champion Doug Hammaker dominated the 20-lap Capitol Renegade King of the 358 Sprint Car feature.

The Grantville driver scored his first win of the 2016 season leading all the way to take the win over Glenndon Forsythe, Kevin Nouse, Tyler Esh and Adrian Shaffer.

Tyler Esh, Glenndon Forsythe and Adrian Shaffer won heats for the 29 358 Sprint Cars. The consolation was won by Kody Hartlaub.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action this coming Saturday, April 16 with the return of the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman in their third race of the season. Joining the Sportsman for the first time this season will be the ARDC Midgets, Xtreme Stocks and the Mini Vans. It will also be York County Racing Club Night at the speedway. Pits open at 4pm, Grandstands at 5pm with racing beginning at 7pm.

For the latest news and results, fans are reminded to visit www.susquuehannaspeedway.net.

BAPS COATINGS & SUPPLIES 410 SPRINTS 25 Laps: 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 2. 69K-Lance Dewease, 3. 12-Blane Heimbach, 4. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 5. 15-Adam Wilt, 6. 48-Danny Dietrich, 7. 94-Ryan Smith, 8. 19M-Brent Marks, 9. 52-Austin Hogue, 10. 07-Doug Esh, 11. 3Z-Brock Zearfos,, 12. 21-Brian Montieth, 13. 5-Tyler Ross, 14. 24-Steve Buckwalter, 15. 59-Jim Siegel, 16. 87-Alan Krimes, 17. 99M-Kyle Moody, 18. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 19. 39-Tim Glatfelter, 20. 11C-Cory Haas, 21. 91-Anthony Fiore, 22. 7W-Logan Wagner, 23. 25-Aaron Ott, 24. 8-Billy Dietrich. Did Not Qualify: Bradley Howard, Mark Smith, Nicole Bower, Michael Wagner, Anthony Macri.

358 SPRINTS 20 Laps: 1. 66-Doug Hammerk, 2. 21T-Glenndon Forsythe, 3. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 4. 35-Tyler Esh, 5. 27S-Adrian Shaffer, 6. 39-JB Cunningham, 7. 19-Troy Wagaman, 8. 94-Ryan Linder, 9. 66A-Cody Fletcher, 10. 119-Chandler Leiby, 11. 12-Mike Bittinger, 12. 80-Todd Reed, 13. 23-Chris Arnold, 14. 00-Chris Frank, 15. 77-David Holbrook, 16. 41-Jeff Halligan, 17. 12-Brent Shearer, 18. 18-Nyle Berkes, 19. 16-Matt Campbell, 20. 11D-Kody Hartlaub, 21. 23J-Jake Eldreth, 22. 9-Dalton Dietrich, 23. 14C-Dave Carlburg, 24. 90-Jordan Givler.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY WILL OPEN THIS SATURDAY WITH SPRING SHOWDOWN FEATURING EMPIRE SUPER SPRINT & UNITED RACING CLUB 360 SPRINT CARS PLUS SUPER LATE MODELS & PRO STOCKS!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will open the 2016 season at 6 p.m. this Saturday, April 16, featuring the Empire Super Sprints (ESS) and United Racing Club (URC) 360 sprint cars in the 30-lap Spring Showdown paying $2,200 to win out of a stout $13,600 purse for the track’s headline open wheel division!

Following two early season cancellations due to inclement weather, the Snyder County half-mile oval will present the first blockbuster tripleheader program this weekend under the new Speedway Management Group promotional team.

The super late models and pro stocks will also be on the racing card in 25-lap and 15-lap main events, respectively. All three divisions will draw for starting positions for qualifying. Track gates will open at 4 p.m.

360 sprint car teams will be subject to their respective Club rules and track rules for this event.

There will be no racing at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, April 23.

Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series will visit Selinsgrove for the first time in 16 years on SUNDAY, April 24, in the Ray Tilley Classic for 410 sprint cars at 6 p.m. The race will be the first of five special events for the 410 sprint cars at the track this season.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park, the one-fifth mile track located inside of Selinsgrove Speedway’s half-mile oval, will open its 16th season at 7 p.m. this Friday, April 15, with a complete program of go kart and 125 micro sprint car racing. 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 track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

2016 Spring Showdown 360 Sprint Car Purse: 1) $2,200 2) $1,400 3) $1,000 4) $700 5) $650 6) $600 7) $575 8) $550 9) $525 10) $500 11) $475 12) $450 13) $425 14) $400 15) $375 16) $350 17) $325 18-24) $300 Sprint Car Tow: $50 Admission for April 16, 2016: Adult General Admission: $15; Students (12-17 with ID) $7; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

Race To Cure Cancer Night Saturday At Port Royal

All Stars Kauffman Sprint Classic & Moon Shine Camo® Late Model Series Looms April 23

4/10/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway is set for Race To Cure Cancer Night coming up this Saturday, April 16 at 6 pm featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models and the PASS/IMCA 305 sprints.

Also on the program will be the completion of the rained out 305 sprint main held over from April 2.

As part of the night, 50-cents from the sale of each general admission ticket sold will be given to the American Cancer Society chapter of State College.

Adult general admission for the show is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $7. Pit gates open at 3 pm with general admission gates opening at 4.

Following the April 16 program, all attention turns to the big Keith Kauffman Classic for Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints and the kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge series between Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways, at 7 pm.

The Kauffman Classic will go 30-laps for $5,000 to win while the Moon Shine Late Model Series feature will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start the 25-lap main event.

A banner field of cars is expected to enter both events with the likes of Dale Blaney, Dave Blaney, Sheldon Haudenschild, Chad Kemenah, Danny Holtgraver, Kraig Kinser and more competing in the Kauffman All Stars Classic.

The late model field should be tough as well with stars like Dylan Yoder, Jim Yoder, Nick Dickson and more likely to be on hand.

Port Royal is in action on April 30 with 410 sprints, super late models and the PASS/IMCA 305 sprints.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

Another Yellow Breeches 500 For Sprints Plus 305s Friday At Williams Grove

4/10/16

Mechanicsburg – The second race of the 2016 Yellow Breeches 500 Series for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints is on tap this Friday night, April 15 at Williams Grove Speedway.

The night will also include the first appearance of the season at the track by the popular IMCA/PASS 305 sprints.

Racing begins at 8 pm with general admission gates opening at 6.

Adult general admission for the show is $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lancaster County.

The track will play host to numerous brothers and sisters matches from across the Harrisburg region for the program.

The Yellow Breeches 500 race will be a normally handicapped feature event going 25 laps in distance however it will pay the posted $500 just to start as part of the Breeches Series.

Pat Cannon won the first race in the Breeches Series on April 1.

Young Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville has put himself atop the very early season Williams Grove 410 sprint point standings to date, chased by Danny Dietrich and Doug Esh.

Williams Grove will present the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial for 410 sprints along with street stock racing on April 22.

The sprint car drivers will compete in a 30-lap main event paying $6,000 to win out of a total purse of nearly $30,000 for the Hinnershitz Memorial.

The Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial will be the first race in the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Moon Shine Camo® Store Ticket Promotion In Final Week, Runs Through April 15

4/9/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Between now and April 15, race fans who visit the Moon Shine Camo® factory store along Rt. 35 in Mt. Pleasant Mills will have the chance to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming April 23 Port Royal kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

The six-race, dual-track series includes three races at each track with a posted $3,500 guaranteed point fund and the first race is April 23 at Port Royal, paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

As the series sponsor, the Moon Shine Camo® factory store will be giving away a pair of tickets to each of the six slated races and the first chance for fans to get a chance to win is underway.

From now through April 15, any fans who purchase a minimum of $50 worth of merchandise at the store will get the chance to enter a drawing for a free pair of tickets to the series kickoff on April 23 at Port Royal.

Visit www.moonshinecamo.com to learn more about the growing company and purchase their line of products.

Moon Shine Camo was founded in 2010 by Beavertown entrepreneur Travis Mattern and is one of the fastest growing Lifestyle Camo™ designers and camouflage clothing distributors in the country for outdoor sporting enthusiasts.

 

 

Port Royal, All Stars, The Red Zone And Moon Shine Camo® Prepping For Big Event April 23

All Star Kauffman Classic, Moon Shine Series Kickoff & Afternoon Show Slated!!

PORT ROYAL, Pa. - Sights at the Port Royal Speedway are set on the upcoming April 23 inaugural Keith Kauffman classic sanctioned by Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints as well as the kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal/Selinsgrove Speedway Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

As part of the big April 23 race, an afternoon internet broadcast, car show and driver meet and greet is slated to take place from noon to 3 pm at The Red Zone Sports Bar along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown.

Located at 35 Envision Drive along Rt. 35, just off of Rt. 322 in Mifflintown, The Red Zone will host the broadcast with numerous drivers and cars on display along with apparel trailers.

Slated to appear and take part in the broadcast will be honoree Keith Kauffman along with current sprint drivers Greg Hodnett, Dylan Cisney, Logan Wagner and their cars. Local late model cars and stars lined up include Moon Shine Camo® entry Hayes Mattern along with Andy Haus, Trent Brenneman and Garrett Gray.

On board to appear with their cars from the All Stars touring group will be Pittsburgh’s Danny Holtgraver and Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild. All Stars perennial champion Dale Blaney of Hartford, Ohio will also make a personal appearance.

The internet broadcast will be aired live from noon – 3 pm on local channel www.juniatacountyradio.com.

The Port Royal All Star Kauffman Classic at 7pm on April 23 will be a 30-lap main event for the sprint cars paying $5,000 to win while the Moon Shine Camo® late model series kickoff will go 25 laps in distance and pay a minimum of $2,000 to win and $200 to start.

Locust Grove Retirement Community sponsors the April 23 races at Port Royal.

 

 

BAPS 410 SPRINT SERIES DEBUTS SUNDAY AT SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY; BEER HILL GANG DISCOUNT FOR FANS FOR 2016!

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA 4/6/16

The first of seven BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series takes center stage this Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway.

The event carries much enthusiasm from 410 Sprint car fans as it will be the first time the high flying sprint cars take to the newly revamped oval under new management of track owner Scott Gobrecht and general manager Kolten Gouse.

“This weekend is very special for us, to have BAPS Paints a part of this sprint car series is amazing,” said Gouse. “Their involvement in racing is second to none and we couldn’t do this without them.”

And for all BAPS 410 Sprint event this season, track management has put in place a special discount for anyone wearing 2015 or older Beer Hill Gang Merchandise. Fans entering the track will receive $2 off general admission to all of the 410 Sprint car events this year if they are wearing any of this apparel. This offer is not valid with any coupon or other discount).

The 410 Sprint cars will draw for starting positions this Sunday night and that Pill Draw will be called the Beer Hill Gang Pill Draw.

“I am beyond excited to offer this deal with the BeerHill Gang fans,” added Gouse. “They are the most loyal fans in the area and we are very grateful to have them a part of Susquehanna Speedway in 2016.”

Joining the BAPS 410 Sprints will be the first event of the season for the 358 Sprint cars. The Capitol Renegade King of the Hill 358 Sprint cars is an eight-race, stand alone series that will pay the champion $2,000. Capitol Renegade has also sweetened the pot by awarding the top three series point finishers gift certificates. Susquehanna will feature two of the eight King of the Hill 358 sprint races.

Six more big BAPS 410 Sprint car shows grace the 2016 Susquehanna Speedway schedule with the next event slated for Sunday, May 8 as the inaugural Kevin Gobrecht Classic will be presented. Other 410 Sprint car dates include a June date to be announced, July 17, August 21, September 22 and the season finale on November 5.

Pit gates open this Sunday at 4PM with grandstand gates opening at 5PM. The first green flag is scheduled for 6PM.

General admission will be $18 for Adults, $16 for Young Adults Ages 13-17, $16 for Seniors 60 and older while Kids 12 and Under are Free. Pit passes will be $30 per person.

Fans are reminded they can visit www.susquehannaspeedway.net for the latest news and results.

 

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY REGULAR SEASON OPENER THIS SATURDAY FEATURING 360 SPRINTS, LATE MODELS & PRO STOCKS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the regular season opener for 360 sprint cars, super late models, and pro stocks at 6 p.m. this Saturday, April 9, weather permitting. Track gates will open at 4 p.m.

Under the new Speedway Management Group (SMG) promotional team, three of Selinsgrove’s weekly four divisions will get their 2016 championship chases started this Saturday. The roadrunner division will make its season debut Saturday, April 30.

The Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint cars will compete in a 25-lap main event paying $2,000 to win. TJ Stutts of Liverpool, who has been competing in early season 410 sprint car races, will return to defend his track championship at the historic Snyder County oval. Last year Stutts drove to five victories and his first career track title.

Jeff Rine of Danville, the defending Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center super late model champion, indicated he will have his new Longhorn race car ready for this Saturday’s $1,500-to-win opener. Rine also scored five wins last year at the track and clinched his 11th championship.

The A&A Auto Stores pro stocks will race in a 15-lap main event paying $400 to win. Second generation driver Andrew Shoop of Mifflintown won three races and clinched his first career track championship in the division last year.

Selinsgrove Speedway, one of the nation’s best weekly racing bargains, will be even better for 2016 with the new management team announcing a lower student admission price for regular shows. Students ages 12-17 with ID will be admitted for just $7 for a regular racing program. Another plus for families attending racing events at Selinsgrove is that children ages 11 and under are always admitted free in general admission seating areas.

360 sprint cars, the track’s weekly headline open wheel division for the third consecutive season, will compete in 17 races, seven of which will be sanctioned events. The United Racing Club (URC) will make stops April 30 in the 36th Annual Jack Gunn Memorial, May 27 in the Third Annual Kramer Cup, June 4, and July 30 in the 16th Annual Mach 1 Chassis National Open.

Empire Super Sprints (ESS) will compete with URC in the Spring Showdown for 360 sprint cars April 16 as well as a full point ESS tour race May 21. The Patriot Sprints will be part of the Joe Whitcomb Memorial June 18.

Super late models will be on the racing card 20 times in 2016. For the first time since 2010, Selinsgrove will host the finale to the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Series June 12. The division’s crown jewel event will be the 18th Annual Late Model National Open sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series Sept. 4.

Selinsgrove and Port Royal Speedways joined forces for the inaugural “Route 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series” featuring three events at each speedway that will determine a series points champion. Selinsgrove’s challenge series dates include May 21, July 23, and Aug 13.

The pro stock division will return for 19 races, highlighted by the 15th Annual Pro Stock 20 championship May 14. Joining the racing cards 13 times this season will be the roadrunner division.

The first of four Burris Money Series (BMS) events at Selinsgrove Raceway Park will be held this Sunday, April 10. Gates for the Burris Series races will open at 6:30 a.m., registration will be open 7-9:15 a.m., and open practice starts at 9:30 a.m. The program will include one round of controlled practice, time trials, and feature events.

Other Burris Money Series dates at Selinsgrove under BMS promoter Keith Blumenstein include June 5, June 19, and July 10.

Weekly Friday night racing for the go kart classes and 125 micro sprint cars begins April 15.

The first race at Selinsgrove Speedway was held on July 20, 1946, and was won by Hall of Fame driver Bill Holland, who went on to win the 1949 Indianapolis 500. Following a brief closure in the early 1960’s, the speedway reopened in 1963. The upcoming 2016 season will mark the 54th consecutive year of motorsports excitement on the superspeedway of dirt track racing!

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Has $1 Hot Dog Night April 9 With Four Divisions In Action

4/3/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will host $1 Hot Dog Night this Saturday, April 9 at 6 pm featuring the first four-division show of the season.

On the agenda aside from $1 hot dogs all evening will be the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, the Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, the Gray’s Auto and Towing econo-late models and the season debut of the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

Group time trials in warm ups will be used to set heat lineups for the 410 sprints and the super late models.

Adult general admission is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $7. Pit gates open at 3 pm with general admission gates opening at 4.

April 16 will be Race To Cure Cancer Night at Port Royal with 50 cents off of each general admission ticket sold going to the American Cancer Society.

Racing action at 6 pm will feature the 410 sprints, super late models and the 305 sprints.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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Port Royal, All Stars, The Red Zone And Moon Shine Camo® Prepping For Big Event April 23

All Star Kauffman Classic, Moon Shine Series Kickoff & Afternoon Show Slated!!

PORT ROYAL, Pa. - Sights at the Port Royal Speedway are set on the upcoming April 23 inaugural Keith Kauffman classic sanctioned by Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints as well as the kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal/Selinsgrove Speedway Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

As part of the big April 23 race, an afternoon internet broadcast, car show and driver meet and greet is slated to take place from noon to 3 pm at The Red Zone Sports Bar along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown.

Located at 35 Envision Drive along Rt. 35, just off of Rt. 322 in Mifflintown, The Red Zone will host the broadcast with numerous drivers and cars on display along with apparel trailers.

Slated to appear and take part in the broadcast will be honoree Keith Kauffman along with current sprint drivers Greg Hodnett, Dylan Cisney, Logan Wagner and their cars. Local late model cars and stars lined up include Moon Shine Camo® entry Hayes Mattern along with Andy Haus, Trent Brenneman and Garrett Gray.

On board to appear with their cars from the All Stars touring group will be Pittsburgh’s Danny Holtgraver and Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild. All Stars perennial champion Dale Blaney of Hartford, Ohio will also make a personal appearance.

The internet broadcast will be aired live from noon – 3 pm on local channel www.juniatacountyradio.com.

The Port Royal All Star Kauffman Classic at 7pm on April 23 will be a 30-lap main event for the sprint cars paying $5,000 to win while the Moon Shine Camo® late model series kickoff will go 25 laps in distance and pay a minimum of $2,000 to win.

Locust Grove Retirement Community sponsors the April 23 races at Port Royal.

More news and information about this exciting daylong event and race on April 23 is in the offing.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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Moon Shine Camo® Store Ticket Promotion Runs Through April 15

Between now and April 15, race fans who visit the Moon Shine Camo® factory store along Rt. 35 in Mt. Pleasant Mills will have the chance to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming April 23 Port Royal kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

The six-race, dual-track series includes three races at each track with a posted $3,500 guaranteed point fund and the first race is April 23 at Port Royal.

As the series sponsor, the Moon Shine Camo® factory store will be giving away a pair of tickets to each of the six slated races and the first chance for fans to get a chance to win is underway.

From April 2 through April 15, any fans who purchase a minimum of $50 worth of merchandise at the store will get the chance to enter a drawing for a free pair of tickets to the series kickoff on April 23 at Port Royal.

Visit www.moonshinecamo.com to learn more about the growing company and purchase their line of products.

Moon Shine Camo was founded in 2010 by Beavertown entrepreneur Travis Mattern and is one of the fastest growing Lifestyle Camo™ designers and camouflage clothing distributors in the country for outdoor sporting enthusiasts.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

 

THUNDER ON THE HILL TO OPEN 27TH SEASON SUNDAY, MAY 29 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR 119th EVENT

An action packed 2016 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings, will return to the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA for season twenty-seven. Seven crowd pleasing events will spice up the season and showcase such divisions as the Big Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, 410 Central Pennsylvania Sprints, the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints, USAC Non-Wing Sprints, DIRTcar Modifieds and the TSRS Sprints. The Thunder Series opener is set for Sunday, May 29 with a 40 lap Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge, Sportsman and TSRS Sprint, Triple Thunder Thriller. Action will get underway at 7:30 PM with the Eli’s Auto World Pace Truck leading the field.

Following the May 29 Thunder Series opener, the USAC National Sprint car Series will return to Grandview for the Jesse Hockett Classic. If you have never seen the non-wing sprint cars on “the hill”, you need to save the date for this event. For the first time at Grandview, the weekly 358 NASCAR Modifieds will team up with USAC on Tuesday night, June 7.

The always popular 410 sprint and 358 Modified double-headers are always thrillers and this year there is a double-shot with a pair of these events. The 22nd running of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week hits the Bechtelsville high-banks on Tuesday, June 28, and the 2nd Annual Thunder Cup takes place on Tuesday, July 26.

On Thursday, July 14, the 19th running of the Traffic Jam will showcase the stars and cars of the Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds competing against our hometown heroes in an always exciting event. Joining this show will be the Sportsman competing in a series of qualifying events leading up to a twenty-five lap feature. Matt Sheppard is the defending winner of the Traffic Jam that went 58 non-stop laps after a lap two caution. “I know why they call this the Traffic Jam” stated Sheppard in the post-race victory lane interview.

Thursday, August 18 the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents a Sprint Car showdown like no other when the nationally touring All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series invades the Grandview Speedway in an all-winged double header that includes the ever competitive TSRS Sprint Car Series as an accompaniment. Race time is 7:30 PM.

The Thunder series will close out 2016 on Saturday, October 15 with the MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party featuring a $5,000-to-win, 40 lap Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge that includes the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprint Cars on this Triple Thunder Thriller Halloween Party.

NAPA Auto Parts will be back as the Thunder Series sponsor for their twenty-fifth consecutive season. Pioneer Pole Buildings is an associate sponsor so look for their participation at all the events of 2016.

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls will all be part of the coming season, plus a few added surprises presented by GALCO Business Communications and Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings

Sunday, May 29 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

Triple Thunder Thriller

Big Block/358 Modified Challenge* 40 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC Non-Wing Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, July 14 7:30 PM PPB Night

Super DIRTcar Series 19th Annual Traffic Jam

60 Laps Modifieds & Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM

Grandview Speedway

410 Sprints Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 18 7:30 PM PPB Night

Grandview Speedway

All Star Circuit of Champions & TSRS Sprints

Saturday, October 15 6 PM

Grandview Speedway

MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party

Big Block Modified/358 Modified Challenge 40 Laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY RACE RESULTS

RICH EICHELBERGER SCORES SUSQUEHANNA SPORTSMAN WIN
Randy Stoudt Tops Late Models While Jason Townsend Gets First Street Stock Win
By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

YORK HAVEN, PA 4/2/16

Veteran driver Rich Eichelberger visited victory lane in Saturday night’s 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature at Susquehanna Speedway.
After Timmie Barrick set the pace through the first 12 laps, Eichelberger put his Lobar Inc. #8 machine out front and never looked back as he went onto score yet another win in his storied racing career.
Barrick followed the Dillsburg racer home in second but was disqualified after failing post race tech. Barrick was credited with 18th, the final car to finish the event.
Chad Criswell was moved up to second place trailed by Hard Charger Scott Dellinger, Russ Mitten and Tony Jackson with Rick Barr, Jay Fannasy, opening night winner Gregg Foster, Scott Geesey and Mike Enders completing the top 10 finishers.
Heat winners for the 27 Credit Connection Auto Sales Sportsman were Enders, Barrick and Criswell with Lanny Hake winning the consolation.
Pottstown racer Randy Stoudt put the famous Leinbach Racing #NINE back in the winners circle after taking the 20-lap 358 late model feature win.
Stoudt took control from Matt Murphy with five laps down and raced to the win ahead of last week’s winner Gene Knaub, Chase Billet, Ralph Morgan, Jr. and Murphy.
Completing the top 10 were Cam Zeigler, Grant Adams, Kyle Lear, Scott Richwine and Cameron Benyou.
Lear and Knaub were heat race winners for the 20 cars pitside.
Jason Townsend got by leader Mike Potts during the fourth lap of the 20-lap street stock feature and never looked back in taking his first win of the season ahead of Potts, Josh Bloom, Jim Palm and Eddie Richards.
Palm, Jimmy Combs and Ryan Smith were heat race winners. Bob Scott, Jr. was the consolation winner with 31 cars signed in for competition.
This coming weekend will be a big one at Susquehanna Speedway as the speedway plays host to its first double race weekend kicking off with Wintermyer’s Auto Salvage Night on Saturday, April 9 featuring the first appearance of the season by the PASS/IMCA Sprints, the Precise Late Models, Road Warriors and the ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends. Gates open at 4PM with racing beginning at 6PM.
Then on Sunday April 10, the first of seven BAPS Coatings and Supplies 410 Sprint Series events will take center stage as the 358 Sprints will also join the 410 Sprint cars for the special Sunday night program. Gates open at 4PM with racing starting at 6PM.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN
25 LAPS: 1. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 2. 55C-Chad Criswell, 3. 30-Scott Dellinger, 4. 77-Russ Mitten, 5. 17J-Tony Jackson, 6. 00-Rick Barr, 7. 222-Jay Fannasy, 8. 32-Gregg Foster, 9. 41-Scott Geesey, 10. 3B-Mike Enders, 11. 54-Doug Dodson, 12. 58-Paul Miller, 13. 83-Bruce Buckwalter, 14. 77W-Tom Wyckoff, 15. 10-Dan Rhome, 16. 20W-Davey Walsh, 17. 14-Nate Young, 18. 7B-Timmie Barrick (finished 2nd but failed post race tech), 19. 19-Devin Beidel (DNF), 20. 75-Kenny Edkin (DNF), 21. 99G-Scott Grace (DNF), 22. 11S-John Stoll, Jr. (DNF), 23. 91-Lanny Hake (DNF), 24. 24-Troy Hockenberry (DNF).
Did Not Qualify: Justin Foster, Eric Walker, Russ Lebo

358 LATE MODELS
20 LAPS: 1. NINE-Randy Stoudt, 2. 1-Gene Knaub, 3. 22-Chase Billet, 4. 87-Ralph Morgan, Jr.. 5. 21M-Matt Murphy, 6. 21Z-Cam Zeigler, 7. 64-Grant Adams, 8. 151-Kyle Lear, 9. 2-Scott Richwine, 10. U10-Cameron Benyou, 11. 57-Brad Shank, 12. 43-Jake Jones, 13. 116-Travis Mease, 14. 89-Sonny Norris, 15. 19L-Dave Latsha, 16. 74-Randy Christine (DNF), 17. 20-Steve Billet (DNF), 18. 48-Chris Knoop (DNF), 19. 36-Gary Wareham (DNF)
Did Not Start: Sam Gallagher.

STREET STOCKS
20 LAPS: 1. 72-Jason Townsend, 2, M1-Mike Potts, 3. 00-Josh Bloom, 4. 7P-Jim Palm, 5. FOUR-Eddie Richards, 6. 11-Craig Morgan, 7. 59-Ryan Smith, 8. 41-Curt McDade, 9. 39-Wayne Dutterer, 10. 94-Mike Buckley, 11. 43-Eric Tripp, 12. 47-Bob Scott, Jr., 13. X-Butch Helsel, 14. 01-Kyle Saylor, 15. 16-Walt Lemmon, 16. 86-Scott Strickler, 17. 9-Matt Adams, 18. 54J-Jimmy Combs, 19. 99K-Dave Bowermaster, 20. 64-Brandon Wanner, 21. 37-Mark Hutchison (DNF), 22. T1-Kim Cooke (DNF), 23. 8-Darren Rice (DNF), 24. F5-Dalton Frye (DNF).
Did Not Qualify: Dave Barber, Joe Hower, Chad Stine, Scott Thunberg, Johnny Palm, Jasen Geesaman, Dave Goode.

 

 

Central PA 358 Point Series

This week the Central PA 358 Point Series saw 2 races completed at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night and Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night.

Friday night Adrian Shaffer would pick up his 1st win of the season by capturing his third straight opening night win at Williams Grove Speedway. 2015 Central PA 358 Point Series Champion Doug Hammaker would finish 2nd, 1 time winner in 2016 Chris Arnold would finish 3rd after leading the first 18 laps of the feature. Kevin Nouse and Glenndon Forsythe would round out the top 5.

Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Jeff Rohrbaugh would take advantage of Friday nights winner Adrian Shaffers misfortune and win the rain shortened feature event. With the win Jeff is now the all time 358 feature winner at Lincoln Speedway. Shaffer would finish 2nd, Kyle Denmyer would finish 3rd, Chandler Leiby 4th and Cody Fletcher rounded out the top 5.

With his win on Friday night Adrian Shaffer is tied with Chris Arnold for the lead in the series point standings. But with 2 top 5's to his credit Shaffer holds the tie breaker and is scored as the Series point leader after 3 races.

This coming Friday night the Central PA 358 Point Series sees the division kick off the 2016 season at Trail Way Speedway and then Sunday night the Central PA 358 Point Series presents the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's race series at Susquehanna Speedway. Look for more info on the Capitol Renegade King of the 358's race series later in the week.

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

1. Adrian Shaffer - 90 pts. (1 win) 2. Chris Arnold - 90 Pts. ( 1 win) 3. Jeff Rohrbaugh - 60 Pts (1 win) 4. Chandler Leiby - 48 Pts. 5. Matt Campbell - 45 Pts. 6. David Hollbrock - 40 Pts. 7. Doug Hammaker - 35 Pts. 8. Matt Findley - 30 Pts. 9. Kyle Denmyer - 30 Pts. 10.Tyler Esh - 26 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Idenity Solutions WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather & Kate Kelly Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series .......

April 8th (TW) April 10th (Susky) King of the 358 race April 15th (TW) April 16th (Lincoln) April 22nd (TW) April 23rd (Lincoln) April 30th (Lincoln)

 

 

Super Sportsman Make Rare 2016 Start Friday At Williams Grove With Super Sprints

$30,000 Hinnershitz Memorial on the horizon April 22

4/3/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present a full program of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and super sportsman racing as presented by Blazer’s Body Shop this Friday night, April 8 at 8 pm.

The super sportsman show at the track will be one of just a few in 2016 and it will pay $1,000 to win.

Adult general admission for the show is $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Central PA Blood Bank.

The blood bank will be conducting a blood drive just outside the speedway frontstretch from 5 until 9 pm.

All blood donors will receive a $10 gift certificate to the speedway and a coupon for Papa Johns Pizza.

Another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the 410 sprints will take place on April 15 at Williams Grove Speedway along with action for the PASS IMCA 305 sprint cars.

The Yellow Breeches 500 race will be a normally handicapped feature event going 25 laps in distance however it will pay the posted $500 just to start as part of the Breeches Series.

Williams Grove will present the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial for 410 sprints along with street stock racing on April 22.

The sprint car drivers will compete in a 30-lap main event paying $6,000 to win out of a total purse of nearly $30,000 for the Hinnershitz Memorial.

The Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial will be the first race in the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, April 9, 2016 (7 PM) - 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Street Stocks

Saturday, April 16, 2016 (7 PM) – ARCH NIGHT - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprint, and 358 Late Models

FREDDIE RAHMER FIFTH WINNER IN FIVE ’16 RACES ON A BIZARRE NIGHT AT LINCOLN;

Rohrbaugh becomes all-time Lincoln 358 sprint winner in rain-shortened event

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/2/2016 – On a bizarre night that saw the three leaders all drop from the field on the same lap, Freddie Rahmer assumed the lead and held off Cory Haas and Gerard McIntyre for his second career win at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

Rahmer started eighth and was running fourth when brother Brandon and Adam Wilt got together and both spun in turn two of lap 20. At the same time, third-place Austin Hogue went up in smoke and headed to the infield, ending his night.

“I don’t know what happened to my brother there,” said Rahmer in victory lane, “It’s a shame for him…he was running good laps. I got into a rhythm there about half-way through. I got by Hogue and then messed up, got back by him….and that won the race because we lost those cars.”

Brandon Rahmer started on the pole and led every lap up until his misfortune on lap 20. Wilt had started tenth and was on Brandon’s bumper when the two leaders spun.

The anticipated drive from mid-pack up through the field by former champ Danny Dietrich and defending champ Brian Montieth ended abruptly on lap two when they were caught up in a chain-reaction crash which started with Brandon Rahmer almost into the wall while leading in turn two. Rahmer came down across the track and collected JJ Grasso, but Rahmer never stopped and, in the confusion, both Dietrich and Montieth tangled into the back stretch guardrail, ending both racers’ night.

“I’m glad to win, but I wish Brandon had a good finish,” said Rahmer, “I want to thank Moon (Byers) for getting the car really good and Don Ott for the good engines. Leffler Energy has come on board as a sponsor, and Miller Brothers and A.R.A.N. Trading are also good sponsors. I think these guys know they gotta race me now.”

Haas crossed 1.47 seconds behind Rahmer, with McIntyre third. Alan Krimes (who started 15th) and Glenndon Forsythe (who started 13th) completed the top five. Sixth through tenth were 16th-starting Robbie Kendall, 19th-starting Jim Siegel, Billy Dietrich, Scott Fisher, and 20th-starting Tyler Ross.

Both of Rahmer’s Lincoln wins came after advancing from fourth to first on the same lap. Last time, it was a late 2015 event in which Rahmer came from fourth to first in wild last-lap racing.

Heats for the 28 410 sprints were won by Grasso, Montieth, and Danny Dietrich, with Siegel winning the consolation.

The “358” sprint car feature was no less bizarre, with polesitter Adrian Shaffer leading the first 13 laps before spinning around exiting turn four, handing the lead over to Jeff Rohrbaugh. Despite the spin, Shaffer was able to complete the ‘360’ and hang on to second.

Four laps later, the predicted high winds and rain arrived, ending the event after 17 laps.

With his 14th career win, Rohrbaugh became the all-time winningest 358 driver at Lincoln.

Third through fifth behind runner-up Shaffer were Kyle Denmyer, Chandler Leiby, and Cody Fletcher.

Heats for the 31 358 sprints were won by Rohrbaugh, Leiby, and Wyatt Hinkle (who scratched from the feature event), with Troy Wagaman, Jr. winning the consolation.

The sudden wind and rain forced postponement of the 20-lap Central PA Legends feature. That event will be made up when the Legends return on April 23rd.

Heats for the 20 Legends were won by Harlon Leppo and Chad Earnst.

Next weekend, Saturday, April 9th, Lincoln Speedway will host another three-division show featuring the 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Street Stocks at 7 PM. Gates will open at 5 PM.

RACE RESULTS Saturday, April 2, 2016 LINCOLN SPEEDWAY Abbottstown, PA Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints: 410 Sprint Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer ($3,200); 2. 11C-Cory Haas; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 7. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 8. 8-Billy Dietrich; 9. 21T-Scott Fisher; 10. 5-Tyler Ross; 11. 37-JJ Grasso; 12. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 13. 15-Adam Wilt; 14. 75-Nicole Bower; 15. 91-David Quackenbush; 16. 98-Joe Trenca; 17. 99M-Kyle Moody (DNF); 18. 35-Steve Owings (DNF); 19. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 20. 52-Austin Hogue (DNF); 21. 10-Joe Kata III (DNF); 22. 1X-Chad Trout (DNF); 23. 48-Danny Dietrich (DNF); 24. 21-Brian Montieth (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Brandon Rahmer (1-19), Freddie Rahmer (20-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 37-JJ Grasso; 2. 8-Billy Dietrich; 3. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 7. 59-Jim Siegel; 8. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 9. 1X-Chad Trout; 10. 00-Danny Varin (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 21T-Scott Fisher; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 35-Steve Owings; 6. 91-David Quackenbush; 7. 5-Tyler Ross; 8. 75-Nicole Bower; 9. 29-James Pryde. No Time

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 99M-Kyle Moody; 4. 52-Austin Hogue; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 10K-Joe Kata III; 7. 98-Joe Trenca; 8. 6-Todd Berkheimer; 9. 69-Shane Hoff (DNF). No Time

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 2. 5-Tyler Ross; 3. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 4. 98-Joe Trenca; 5. 1X-Chad Trout; 6. 75-Nicole Bower; 7. 6-Todd Berkheimer; 8. 29-Jame Pryde; DNS – 69-Shane Hoff, 00-Danny Varin. No Time

358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (17 Laps/Shortened due to rain) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 3. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 4. 119-Chandler Leiby; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 66-Doug Hammaker; 7. 23-Chris Arnold; 8. 4-Dwight Leppo; 9. 35-Tyler Esh; 10. 12-Brent Shearer; 11. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 12. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 13. 28-Matt Findley; 14. 67-Justin Whittel; 15. 18F-Dyan Welch; 16. 23J-Jake Eldreth (DNF); 17. 41-Jeff Halligan (DNF);18. 5A-Brian Allman (DNF);19. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF); 20. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 21. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 22. 7-Trey Hivner (DNF); 23. 9-Daulton Dietrich (DNF); 24. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Adrian Shaffer (1-13), Jeff Rohrbaugh (14-17)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 3. 23-Chris Arnold; 4. 35-Tyler Esh; 5. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 6. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 7. 18-Dylan Welsh; 8. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF); 9. 21-CJ Tracey (DNF); 10. 9-Dalton Dietrich (DNF); DNS – 10B-Brandon Noel. No Time

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 119-Chandler Leiby; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 4. 4-Dwight Leppo; 5. 66-Doug Hammaker; 6. 5A-Brian Allman; 7. 19-Troy Wagaman; 8. 67-Justin Whittel; 9. 17-George Streaker; 10. 19S-Steve Drevicki (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 2. 12-Brent Shearer; 3. 38-Kyle Denmyer; 4. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 5. 41-Jeff Halligan; 6. 28-Matt Findley; 7. 13-Ryan Higgins; 8. 97-Brie Hershey; 9. 7-Trey Hivner; DNS – 4R-Tyler Walton. Time – 2:26.97

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/7 to qualify due to Wyatt Hinkle scratch) - 1. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 2. 59T-Tim Stallings; 3. 13-Ryan Higgins; 4. 67-Justin Whittel; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 18-Dylan Welsh; 7. 9-Dalton Dietrich; 8. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 9. 17-George Streaker, Jr.; 10. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF). DNS: 21-CJ Tracy; 10B-Brandon Noel. No time.

Central PA Legends:

Central PA Legends Feature (20 Laps) – Rescheduled to 4/23

Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps) - 1. 15L-Harlon Leppo; 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery; 3. 5-Scott Haudeshell; 4. 28-Nathan Ottenmeyer; 5. 93-Travis McClelland; 6. 79-Ed Trump; 7. 7MD-Nate Renfro; 8. 119K-John Kooti; 9. 07-Bob Stough; 10. 53-Bill Diehl (DNF). No Time

Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps) - 1. 85-Chad Earnst; 2. 8CR-Mason Cheney; 3. 18-Chris Transeau; 4. 18H-Jeff Herbst; 5. 19-Travis Perry; 6. 43-Tony Mrakovich; 7. 23-Rick Hartwig; 8. 83-Jasen Gastley; 9. 19L-Donnie Leiby (DNF); 10. E20-Eli Dodge (DNF). No Time

 

 

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Buckwalter And Lupfer Win Port Royal Mains, Rain Halts 305 Sprints

4/2/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Steve Buckwalter and Mike Lupfer took wins in the 410 sprint and super late model mains at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night while rains halted the 305 sprint feature event with just two laps completed.

Buckwalter and Tyler Bear started on the front row of the 410 sprint car main but the first start was called back after a spin by Bear in front of the field sent cars scattering in the fourth turn.

While under the yellow a brief shower halted the event for approximately 20 minutes before action resumed.

With Bear now off of the front row, Logan Wagner started outside Buckwalter and took the lead quickly when the green flag unfurled.

A yellow flag again appeared with two laps recorded for a spin by Mike Wagner II., finding Lucas Wolfe racing third in the field.

Wagner jetted away on the restart and quickly ate up the distance between him and the rear of the field, entering the backmarkers on the seventh tour of the 25-lapper.

Working traffic, Buckwalter was able to close in on the leader enough to have him within striking distance at the halfway point and while Wagner worked to stay in front, Buckwalter got his first real opportunity with just over 10 laps to go.

As the pair of leaders raced off of the fourth corner, Buckwalter was able to get to Wagner’s outside as the leader struggled with a lapped car, and he was scored the leader with 15 laps away.

And just a few seconds later, Wagner suddenly spewed smoke and steam as he flung his mount around the first and second turns in pursuit of Buckwalter, only to see the motor lock up and pitch his car sideways at the top of the backchute, in front of the rest of the field.

Luckily, all others avoided contact with Wagner’s disabled racer but he was out for the night.

This placed Wolfe on Buckwalter’s tail for the new green and although he took a look to Buckwalter’s inside in the first corner, Buckwalter rocketed away from him onto the backstretch.

Wolfe took kept the leader within striking distance over the next several laps to the finish but was unable to mount another bid before the finish, crossing the line .865 seconds behind at the checkers.

The victory was the fifth of Buckwalter’s career at Port Royal.

Mike Wagner Sr. was third followed by Brent Marks and Mark Smith.

Sixth through 10th went to Greg Hodnett, Doug Esh, Ryan Taylor, TJ Stutts and Dylan Cisney.

Heats went to Bear, Wagner Sr. and Cisney.

Mike Lupfer started second in the 22-lap super late model main and led all circuits on his way to his first victory of the 2016 season, in defense of his track title.

Lupfer saw fourth starter Nick Dickson rocket into second on the first lap, getting by polesitter Billy Wampler for the spot.

The pace was then stopped with three laps away for a violent crash at the exit of the second turn between Matt Parks and Dylan Yoder with both drivers retiring for the night.

Lupfer saw Dickson challenge when action resumed but he was able to get away.

However Dickson would prove hard to shake, chasing Lupfer through traffic during the second half of the event.

Dickson was able to pull alongside Lupfer for the lead as the pair reached the six-to-go point but before he could pull off a pass, Dickson bit the outside frontstretch wall and fell backwards, allowing Lupfer to escape for the victory.

This allowed point leader Andy Haus to capitalize as he motored by Dickson for second with two laps to go.

Lupfer ended up taking his ninth career win at the track by 4.343 seconds ahead of Haus, Dickson, Wampler and Waylon Wagner.

Sixth through 10th went to Trent Brenneman, Devin Friese, Chad Hollenbeck, Justin Kaan and Scott Flickinger.

Heats went to Brenneman, Dickson and Friese.

The 18-lap 305 sprint main fell victim to rain on the second lap when a sudden downpour hit the oval, finding the field racing into the third turn as the rain hit.

Cale Reigel flipped outside the fourth turn fence and escaped injury. Earlier in the night in warm ups, contact between Jim Kennedy and Dave Guss Jr. found Guss also flipping outside the track in the third turn.

A make up date for the balance of the 305 sprint main will be announced in the coming weeks.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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www.portroyalspeedway.com

Feature finishes:

4/2/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Steve Buckwalter, 2. Lucas Wolfe, 3. Mike Wagner, 4. Brent Marks, 5. Mark Smith, 6. Greg Hodnett, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Ryan Taylor, 9. TJ Stutts, 10. Dylan Cisney, 11. Wayne Dadetto, 12. Blane Heimbach, 13. Brock Zearfoss, 14. Anthony Fiore, 15. Joey Hershey, 16. Kody Lehman, 17. Jevon Ahner, 18. Cory Thornton, 19. Logan Wagner, 20. Tyler Bear, 21. Curt Stroup, 22. Mike Wagner II.

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Mike Lupfer, 2. Andy Haus, 3. Nick Dickson, 4. Billy Wampler, 5. Waylon Wagner, 6. Trent Brenneman, 7. Devin Friese, 8. Chad Hollenbeck, 9. Justin Kaan, 10. Scott Flickinger, 11. Danny Snyder, 12. Tim Wilson, 13. Tim Smith Jr,. 14. Hayes Mattern, 15. Jim Yoder, 16. Austin Berry, 17. Dave Brouse Jr., 18. Vern Zerby, 19. Andrew Yoder, 20. Matt Parks, 21. Dylan Yoder, 22. Tim Gray

DNS: Steve Bailor, Rick Singleton, Derrick Casner

 

 

Cannon Wins Battle For Williams Grove Sprints Win, Adrian Shaffer Takes 358 Opener

4/1/16

Mechanicsburg – It was a battle of the No. 3’s Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway as Brock Zearfoss and Pat Cannon battled for the sprint car win with Cannon coming out on top for the $3,600 payday.

And in the season debut of the 358 sprints at the track it was Adrian Shaffer taking his third speedway season opener for the division in a row.

Zearfoss started the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature on the pole and led the first lap over Tim Glatfelter before fourth starter Cannon drove into second using the high groove.

Cannon would not abandon his top lane despite the majority of the field racing around the inside of the oval including leader Zearfoss and with nine laps completed the first caution flag appeared with Zearfoss still the leader despite Cannon racing on his bumper for several consecutive laps.

After the yellow for a flat tire on Danny Dietrich’s racer, the restart saw the war on wheels continue with Zearfoss hugging the inside and Cannon slinging his mount around the top side.

Cannon would get better runs around the top in the third and fourth corners but it was the first and second turns where he had to work harder to make time on the leader.

The Etters driver finally put it all together on the 13th tour when he was able to draw even with Zearfoss as the pair exited the second corner before taking command as they shot onto the backchute.

For the next few laps after getting the lead Cannon maintained his outside line but during the final several laps he would move to the bottom to preserve the victory.

A final restart with eight laps to go after a spin by Lucas Wolfe failed to produce any pressure on Cannon for the win.

However as the leader worked traffic as he neared the white flag, some careful moves to make his way around allowed Alan Krimes to get too close for comfort.

Krimes had taken second on the 18th loop and closed right up on Cannon’s bumper as they came to the white flag but that was as close as he would be able to get.

After clearing the backmarker Cannon pulled away on the final lap to get his first win of the year.

Krimes was second followed by Doug Esh, Zearfoss and Brian Montieth.

Sixth through 10th went to Freddie Rahmer, Glatfelter, Steve Buckwalter, Mark Smith and Danny Dietrich.

Heats went to Montieth, Dietrich and Greg Hodnett.

Chris Arnold led from the pole in the 358 sprint main with Matt Campbell giving chase.

However Campbell brought out a yellow flag with eight laps completed when he lost the handle in the fourth corner, placing sixth starter Adrian Shaffer in second for the restart.

Arnold was flawless until two laps to go when he allowed Shaffer an opening as the pair raced off of the second corner.

Arnold seemed to slip during the late stages, allowing Shaffer to get control and drive away.

Doug Hammaker got by Arnold as well during the final mile, relegating Arnold to third for the finish.

Kevin Nouse and Glenndon Forsythe completed the top five.

Sixth through 10th went to Chandler Leiby, Matt Findley, Jordan Givler, Nyle Berkes and David Holbrook.

Heats went to Findley, Campbell and Leiby.

April 1, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Pat Cannon, 2. Alan Krimes, 3. Doug Esh, 4. Brock Zearfoss, 5. Brian Montieth, 6. Freddie Rahmer, 7. Tim Glatfelter, 8. Steve Buckwalter, 9. Mark Smith, 10. Danny Dietrich, 11. Greg Hodnett, 12. Ryan Smith, 13. Brent Marks, 14. Austin Hogue, 15. Cory Haas, 16. Rodney Westhafer, 17. Wayne Dadetto, 18. Daryl Stimeling, 19. Brad Frank, 20. Nicole Bower, 21. Todd Berkheimer, 22. Lucas Wolfe, 23. Brandon Rahmer, 24. Troy Fraker

358 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Adrian Shaffer, 2. Doug Hammaker, 3. Chris Arnold, 4. Kevin Nouse, 5. Glenndon Forsythe, 6. Chandler Leiby, 7. Matt Findley, 8. Jordan Givler, 9. Nyle Berkes, 10. David Holbrook, 11. Brie Hershey, 12. Chris Frank, 13. Tyler Esh, 14. Brian Garland, 15. Matt Campbell, 16. Brent Shearer, 17. Wyatt Hinkle, 18. DJ Montgomery, 19. Rich Eichelberger, 20. Chad Trout, 21. Adam Lyman, 22. Kody Lehman, 23. Todd Reed, 24. Phil Walter

DNQ: Jared Esh

 

 

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Moon Shine Camo® Factory Store Begins Tix Giveaways April 2 For Series Kickoff

Fans can win free tickets with $50 minimum purchase at store April 2 – April 15

3/28/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Beginning on April 2, race fans who visit the Moon Shine Camo® factory store along Rt. 35 in Mt. Pleasant Mills will have the chance to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming April 23 Port Royal kickoff of the Moon Shine Camo® Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series.

The six-race, dual-track series includes three races at each track with a posted $3,500 guaranteed point fund and the first race is April 23 at Port Royal along with the inaugural running of the Keith Kauffman Classic sanctioned by Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints.

As the series sponsor, the Moon Shine Camo® factory store will be giving away a pair of tickets to each of the six slated races and the first chance for fans to get a chance to win starts April 2.

From April 2 through April 15, any fans who purchase a minimum of $50 worth of merchandise at the store will get the chance to enter a drawing for a free pair of tickets to the series kickoff on April 23 at Port Royal.

The April 23 Moon Shine Camo® Series feature will be 25 laps in distance, pay $2,000 to win and will use Delaware double-file restarts throughout.

The biggest sprint car show of the early season will take place on April 23 along with the Moon Shine Series kickoff when Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars invade to contest the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic, paying $5,000 to win in honor of the all-time oval great.

An afternoon internet radio broadcast, car show and driver meet and greet is slated for noon to 3 pm on April 23 at The Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill located along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown on April 23.

More details on the special race and afternoon at The Red Zone will be forthcoming.

Visit www.moonshinecamo.com to learn more about the growing company and purchase their line of products.

Moon Shine Camo was founded in 2010 by Beavertown entrepreneur Travis Mattern and is one of the fastest growing Lifestyle Camo™ designers and camouflage clothing distributors in the country for outdoor sporting enthusiasts.

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GREGG FOSTER OPENS SUSQUEHANNA SEASON WITH SPORTSMAN WIN

Gene Knaub, Craig Morgan and Bill Diehl also score wins

YORK HAVEN, PA 3/26/16

Harrisburg’s Gregg Foster helped usher in a new season of racing at Susquehanna Speedway to become the first winner of the new era of racing under the Scott Gobrecht/Kolten Gouse banner.

Foster held off repeated challenges from Kevin Nouse to score the opening night 25-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman feature win Saturday at the York Haven oval.

It marked the first competitive night of action at the York County track under the new management as a nice size crowd came out to see all of the off-season changes to the facility as well as all of the action on the new racing surface.

Other winners on opening night included Dover’s Gene Knaub in the 358 Late Models, Halifax’s Craig Morgan in the Street Stocks and defending series champ Bill Diehl of Craley, PA was the ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends winner.

Foster started on the front row of the 25-lap Super Sportsman feature and only momentarily lost the point during the early stages of the race despite battle throttle issues.

Foster was able to keep Mechanicsburg’s Kevin Nouse at bay to secure the win aboard his American Legion Dept. of Pennsylvania RPM Chassis No. 32.

Nouse came home in the runner-up spot with Newville’s Russ Mitten earning the Hard Charger award after starting back in the 15th spot and finishing third.

Fourth went to Newville’s Devin Beidel with Marysville’s Kenny Edkin rounding out the top five finishers.

Sixth through tenth were 18th starting Timmie Barrick, Rich Eichelberger, Scott Geesey, Jay Fannasy and Tony Jackson.

Heat races for the 31 Super Sportsman were won by Mike Enders, Scott Dellinger and Rick Barr with Davey Walsh topping the consolation.

Gene Knaub continued his domination in the 358 late model ranks as he opened the Susquehanna season with a victory in the 20-lap feature over Jake Jones, Steve Billet, Randy Christine, Jr. and Justin Ehrhart. Knaub started fourth and took control from Jones on the fifth lap.

Christine and Chase Billet were late model heat winners with 20 cars pitside.

Despite starting fourth, Craig Morgan led every lap to win the Street Stock feature, taking the checkered flag over Jasen Geesaman, Eddie Richards, Ryan Smith and Jim Palm.

Heats for the 28 cars were won by Jason Townsend, Eddie Richards and Ryan Smith.

Defending Central PA Legends champion Bill Diehl was back in winning form as he came away with the win in that division’s feature event, defeating Lucas Montgomery, Chad Earnst, Travis McClelland and Justin Mitchell. Diehl led laps 2 through 20 but his win came in a near photo finish over Montgomery.

Heats for the 23 Legends went to McClelland, Harlon Leppo and Mitchell.

Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, April 2 at 6PM with a three-division program of Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman, 358 Late Models and Street Stocks.

CREDIT CONNECTION AUTO SALES SUPER SPORTSMAN 25 LAPS: 1. 32-Gregg Foster, 2. 1J-Kevin Nouse, 3. 77-Russ Mitten, 4. 19-Devin Beidel, 5. 75-Kenny Edkin, 6. 7B-Timmie Barrick, 7. 8-Rich Eichelberger, 8. 41-Scott Geesey, 9. 222-Jay Fannasy, 10. 17J-Tony Jackson, 11. 55C-Chad Criswell, 12. 99-Chad Smith, 13. 318-Teddy Thomas, 14. 99G-Scott Grace, 15. 6-Steve Wilbur, 16. 77W-Tom Wyckoff, 17. 3B-Mike Enders, 18. 14-Nate Young, 19. 30-Scott Dellinger, 20. 4-Joe Bryson, 21. 44-Russ Lebo, 22. 20W-Davey Walsh, 23. 00-Rick Barr, 24. 58-Paul Miller. Did Not Qualify: Doug Dodson, Justin Foster, Lanny Hake, Mike Lorah, Tony Troy Rhome, Bruce Buckwalter, John Stoll, Jr.

358 LATE MODELS 20 LAPS: 1. 1-Gene Knaub, 2. 43-Jake Jones, 3. 20-Steve Billet, 4. 74-Randy Christine, Jr., 5. 69-Justin Ehrhart, 6. NINE-Randy Stoudt, 7. 48-Chris Knopp, 8. 57-Brad Shank, 9. 19L-Dave Latsha, 10. 116-Travis Mease, 11. 31-Dave Ogin, 12. 89-Sonny Norris, 13. 19-Drew Weisser, 14. 3-Ron Kline, 15. 722-Pat McNeal, 16. 000-Matt Nailor, 17. 2-Scott Richwine, 18. 21M-Matt Murphy, 19. 22-Chase Billet, 20. 62-Devin Frey.

SERVICEMASTER CLEAN CENTRAL PA LEGENDS 20 LAPS: 1. 53-Bill Diehl, 2. 15-Lucas Montgomery, 3. 85-Chad Earnst, 4. 93-Travis McClelland, 5. 91-Justin Mitchell, 6. 19-Travis Perry, 7. 20-Rocky Magaro, 8. 14-Joe Ehrisman, 9. 79-Ed Trump, 10. X-Justice Forbest, 11. 18-Chris Transeau, 12. 18H-Jeff Herbst, 13. 8A-Austin Bellemare, 14. 7MD-Nathan Renfro, 15. 8Ball-Robert Shaw, 16. 15H-Harlon Leppo, 17. 43-Tony Markovich, 18. 25-Cody Madison, 19. 07-Bob Stough, 20. Greg Hurd, 21. 83-Jason Gastley, 22. 5-Scott Houdeshell, DSQ: 8CR-Mason Chaney.

STREET STOCKS 15 LAPS: 1. 11-Craig Morgan, 2. 86-Jasen Geesaman, 3. FOUR-Eddie Richards, 4. 59-Ryan Smith, 5. 7P-Jim Palm, 6. 72-Jason Townsend, 7. M1-Mike Potts, 8. 43-Eric Tripp, 9. 00-Josh Bloom, 10. 39-Wayne Dutterer, 11. 23B-Don Murphy, 12. 37-Mark Hutchison, 13. 9-Matt Adams, 14. 01-Kyle Saylor, 15. F5-Dalton Frye, 16. 101-Dave Goode, 17. 64-Brandon Wanner, 18. 41W-Doug Hoffman, 19. 94-Mike Buckley, 20. 54J-Jimmy Combs, 21. 16-Walt Lemmon, 22. 25H-Joe Hower, 23. 47-Bob Scott, Jr., 24. 00-Caldvin Redding. Did Not Qualify: Scott Thunberg, Sean Todd, Dave Bowermaster, Doug Barber.

 

 

Central PA358 Point Series

The Central PA358 Point Series kicked off its 8th season Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway and Chris Arnold picked up his 2nd career feature win in the 20 lap feature. The win was Arnolds first win since 2010 after a great 2 car battle with Matt Campbell. Campbell would take the lead from Arnold mid way through the 20 lap feature, but Chris would get the lead back with 2 to go for the victory. Rounding out the top 5 where Adrian Shaffer, 2015 Central PA 358 Point Series rookie of the year David Hollbrock and Troy Wagaman. With the new points structure in place for the 2016 season Arnold received 60 points for the victory with 33 cars pitside.

Next week the series will be at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night for their 2016 season opener for the Central PA 358 Point Series, and then back to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night. The following week the series will see Trail Way Speedway kick off their 2016 season for the series, and then Sunday night April 10th the series moves to Susquehanna Speedway for the opening round of the Capitol Renegade King of the 358 Series.

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

1. Chris Arnold - 60 Pts. ( 1 win) 2. Matt Campbell - 45 Pts. 3. Adrian Shaffer - 40 pts. 4. David Hollbrock - 30 Pts. 5. Troy Wagaman - 25 Pts. 6. Jeff Halligan - 20 Pts. 7. Chandler Leiby - 18 Pts. 8. Ashley Cappetta - 16 Pts. 9. Matt Findley - 14 Pts. 10.Tyler Esh - 12 Pts.

Sponsors of the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade are Capitol Renegade Hoseheads.com Bell's Trucking Total Idenity Solutions WRT Speedwerx PA Powder Custom Powder Coating Central PA Racing Scene.com Ruckers Computer Solutions Yager Hill Racing Heather & Kate Kelly Gus Radel

Upcoming races for the Central PA 358 Point Series .......

April 1st (WG) April 2nd (Lincoln) April 8th (TW) April 10th (Susky) King of the 358 race April 15th (TW) April 16th (Lincoln) April 22nd (TW) April 23rd (Lincoln) April 30th (Lincoln)

 

 

Williams Grove Hosts First Yellow Breeches 500 Series Sprint Race Friday,

358 sprints to debut April 1as well

3/27/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host the first race in the 2016 Yellow Breeches 500 series for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints coming up this Friday night, April 1 at 8 pm.

Also on the racing program will be the first race of the season for the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars.

Full programs of heat races and features going 25 laps in distance for the 410 sprints and 20 laps for the 358 sprints are slated.

Adult general admission for the show is $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Autism Society of Harrisburg.

The society will be promoting their upcoming Logan’s Run slated for April 16 on Harrisburg city island.

The Yellow Breeches 500 series is comprised of a group of sprint car races paying a hefty $500 to start in what will be 25-lap main events lined up using the normal handicapping procedure. There will be no time trials.

Several more of the 500 series races are slated throughout the season.

Williams Grove Speedway returns on April 8 with the 410 sprints and the first race of the season for the super sportsman at the oval.

A blood drive benefiting the Central Pa blook bank will be held during the racing program.

Another Yellow Breeches 500 event will take place on April 15 along with action for the PASS IMCA 305 sprint cars.

Williams Grove will present the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial for 410 sprints along with street stock racing on April 22.

The Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial will be the first race in the 2016 Hoosier Diamond Series.

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Port Royal Speedway

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

Port Royal Hosts Camera & Autograph Night April 2

Racing offers 410 sprints, super late models and kickoff of 305 sprint series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/27/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present its first Camera & Autograph Night of the season this Saturday, April 2 with racing slated for 6 pm.

For the purchase of a general admission ticket this week, fans will be permitted access to the pit area from 4 until 5 pm in order to meet their favorite drivers and take photos.

Racing action includes the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, Aumiller’s Insurance super late models and the kickoff of the 2016 River Valley Builders 305 sprint car series.

Adult general admission is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $7.

General admission gates open at 4 pm with pits opening at 3 pm.

The track will return on April 9 with $1 Hot Dog Night, when all racing weenies can pick up a hot dog for just $1 throughout the night.

Racing action will feature the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints, Aumiller’s Insurance super late models, Gray’s Auto and Towing 355 econo – late models and the season debut of the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks.

The biggest sprint car show of the early season will take place on April 23 when Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars invade to contest the inaugural Keith Kauffman Classic, paying $5,000 to win in honor of the all-time oval great.

April 23 will also kickoff the inaugural Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways Dirt Late Model Challenge Series with the super late models vying for $2,000 to win.

An afternoon internet radio broadcast, car show and driver meet and greet is slated for noon to 3 pm on April 23 at The Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill located along Rt. 35 in Mifflintown on April 23.

More details on the special race and afternoon at The Red Zone will be forthcoming.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

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PRS 2016 – 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

Aaron Ott Wires For Sprints, Garlock Claims UFO Semi-Lates

Port Royal pits packed with 102 cars

3/26/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Some 102 race cars jammed the Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night as the UFO Super Late Models kicked off their 2016 series in a clash of the late model titans that saw Rochester Mills’ Gregg Satterlee prevail in an action packed event for the $3,000 payday.

In the UFO Semi-Late Model main, Rance Garlock took the lead from Eric Irvin and then held off Kyle Lee for the $1,000 victory.

And East Berlin’s Aaron Ott wired the field for the victory going away in the 25-lap 410 sprint car main, leaving the rest of the field to fight for second place.

A star-laden field of 42 UFO Super Late Models entered action for the series kickoff with amazing drives to the front by the likes of Mason Zeigler, Jason Covert and Kyle Hardy turned in during the four heat races.

Dylan Yoder set a new 12-lap track record in the third heat only to have that mark eclipsed in the fourth qualifier by Gregg Satterlee.

And that set up the 35-lap UFO main event with Mike Altobelli and Satterlee drawing the front row for the start.

With Satterlee on the front row, the event could have threatened to be a run away but drivers like Zeigler, Covert, Andy Haus and Austin Hubbard had other ideas.

Satterlee took the lead at the beginning over Altobelli and saw his pace slowed for the first time on the eighth lap for debris with Covert and Zeigler in fourth and fifth.

Covert jumped to third on the restart and took second on the 10th tour and Zeigler followed into third on the 13th tour.

Zeigler got the better of Covert at the new green and was chasing Satterlee for the lead when Dylan Yoder came up with a flat tire with 18 laps recorded.

Satterlee was chased by Zeigler, Covert, Austin Hubbard and Haus for the return to action.

And it was action that ensued as Zeigler muscled into the lead over Satterlee as racing continued however once getting the lead Satterlee remained within striking distance and with 12 laps to go, Zeigler’s lead was just a scant .086 seconds as the fans rose to their feet.

On the ensuing lap, Satterlee dug himself into the lead again over Zeigler, having control at the line by a miniscule .026 seconds and shortly after regaining control, a two-car tangle at the end of the backchute between Matt Sponaugle and Tom Decker Jr. stopped the race with 11 laps to go.

Covert pounced on the restart, driving back around Zeigler for second as Hubbard, Zeigler and Haus raced hard for third.

And that race for third was so contentious that the pair of Zeigler and Haus made contact in the third corner with eight laps to go, ending with Zeigler withdrawing and Haus continuing as Hubbard took the spot.

That final restart yielded no changes as Satterlee pulled away to the finish to pick up his hard-fought third career win at the oval by 1.658 seconds ahead of Covert, Hubbard, 18th starter Dan Stone and 19th starter Jim Yoder.

Sixth through 10th went to Kyle Hardy, Don Lingo Jr., Chad Hollenbeck, Matt Parks and Mike Lupfer.

All three podium finishers praised the speedway surface for its top to bottom lanes producing an outstanding event with Covert proclaiming the speedway as the best on the East Coast while also noting that fans got the chance to see four or five of the best late model racers in the country all in the same race at the front during the exciting main event.

Four heats went to Covert, Haus, Dylan Yoder and Satterlee with twin B Mains going to Tim Wilson and Hollenbeck.

Aaron Ott led all 25 laps of the 410 sprint car main, entering the rear of the field on just the fourth circuit, chased by Logan Wagner and Ryan Taylor.

At the halfway point, Ott has a 2.004 second lead over Wagner and Doug Esh who was up to third.

With 10 to go Ott’s lead was 4.5 seconds and at the finish he had stretched his advantage to 7.426 seconds, having lapped up to seventh place by the finish.

Esh got by Wagner for second with six laps to go but was more than a half lap behind at the finish.

Wagner was third followed by Greg Hodnett and Taylor.

Sixth through 10th went to Brock Zearfoss, Mark Smith, Mike Wagner, Wayne Dadetto and Curt Stroup.

Heats went to Mike Wagner, Logan Wagner and Taylor.

Rance Garlock took the lead from Eric Irvin on the seventh lap of the 25-lap UFO semi late model main after losing control from the pole at the beginning.

Garlock saw the machine of eighth starter Kyle Lee drive into second with 11 laps to go and close in for the lead but Garlock was able to hold on for the win by .332 seconds.

Irvin settled for third followed by Ralph Morgan and Dillan Stake.

Sixth through 10th went to Todd Snook, Andy Friese, Tim Krape, Grant Adams and Nathan Lasalle.

Four heats were taken by Stake, Garlock, Lee and Morgan. Tom Krape took the consolation race.

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Feature finishes:

3/26/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Aaron Ott, 2. Doug Esh, 3. Logan Wagner, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Ryan Taylor, 6. Brock Zearfoss, 7. Mark Smith, 8. Mike Wagner, 9. Wayne Dadetto, 10. Curt Stroup, 11. Davie Franek, 12. Daryl Stimeling, 13. Cory Thornton, 14. Kevin Albert, 15. Dylan Cisney, 16. Kody Lehman, 17. Tyler Bear, 18. Joey Hershey, 19. Jevon Ahner, 20. Dave Jones, 21. Mike Wagner II., 22. Phil Walter

DNS: TJ Stutts, Steve Buckwalter, Cale Grubb

Late models, 35 laps: 1. Gregg Satterlee, 2. Jason Covert, 3. Austin Hubbard, 4. Dan Stone, 5. Jim Yoder, 6. Kyle Hardy, 7. Don Lingo Jr., 8. Chad Hollenbeck, 9. Matt Parks, 10. Mike Lupfer, 11. Andrew Yoder, 12. Andy Haus, 13. Nick Dickson, 14. Tim Wilson, 15. Chad Myers, 16. Coleby Frye, 17. Trent Brenneman, 18. Mason Zeigler, 19. Matt Sponaugle, 20. Tom Decker Jr., 21. Mike Altobelli, 22. Dylan Yoder, 23. Tim Smith Jr., 24. Rick Singleton, 25. Billy Wampler, 26. Waylon Wagner

DNS: Devin Friese

DNQ: Dave Brouse Jr., Chris Casner, Charles Powell Jr., Michael Lake, Tom Decker III., Mike Mort, Patrick Bryner, Hayes Mattern, Austin Berry, Bryan Bernheisel, Justin Kann, Scott Flickinger, Vern Zerby, Jason Davis, Tim Gray

Limited late models, 25 laps: 1. Rance Garlock, 2. Kyle Lee, 3. Eric Irvin, 4. Ralph Morgan, 5. Dillan Stake, 6. Todd Snook, 7. Andy Friese, 8. Tim Krape, 9. Grant Adams, 10. Nathan Lasalle, 11. Tim Fedder, 12. Cam Zeigler, 13. Sam Gallagher, 14. Eric Summey, 15. Curtis Teats, 16. Tom Krape, 17. Kevin Palmer, 18. Dwayne Brooks, 19. Robbie Black, 20. Brad Kling, 21. Devin Hart, 22. Shaun Miller, 23. Kenny Yoder, 24. AJ Stroup

DNQ: John Myers, Taylor Farling, Garrett Gray, Chase Bowsman, Jason Peachey, Dalton Bigler, Kadden Smith, Cameron Benyou, Jared Fulkroad, Bobby Beard, Troy Miller, JR Toner

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

2016 SPRINT SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, April 2, 2016 (7 PM) - 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends

Saturday, April 9, 2016 (7 PM) - 410 Sprints, Super Sportsman, and Street Stocks

KAHNE SCORES FIRST CAREER LINCOLN WIN IN 410 SPRINT SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP;

Chris Arnold holds off Matt Campbell to claim season opener for 358 sprints

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 3/26/16 – NASCAR star Kasey Kahne showed ‘em how it’s done at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night.

Kahne, making a rare appearance in the Pigeon Hills, made the most of his weekend off by out-dragging Lincoln point leader and polesitter Brian Montieth to the first turn and leading every lap of Lincoln’s $5,000-to-win Spring Championship for 410 sprint cars.

Despite mid-race challenges from Montieth, Kahne crossed the finish line of the non-stop 30-lap race 1.25 seconds ahead of Lincoln’s point leader.

“I think I saw Montieth on the inside off of turn four lap about halfway, so I went to the bottom for a couple of laps. I just didn’t feel like I was slowing down quite enough on the exit of four, so I went back to the top and then cutting to the middle and I felt better doing that. The lapped cars were quick, too. They start them back there, but there was nowhere to go, and they’re tough to pass.”

Kahne drove flawlessly through lapped traffic from lap ten on, and the strong field of sprinters all finished the race.

“It feels good to get a win,” said Kahne in front of a delirious crowd, “Lincoln Speedway is a tough track and Pennsylvania is a tough group of racers. It’s a great crowd for early in the season. It’s great to be here Easter weekend.”

“We had a great car, and kept making it better. Factory Kahne shocks were really hooked up,” continued Kahne, “I don’t get a chance to thank the sponsors that support my World of Outlaw teams, but we have Great Clips, Sage Fruit, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, and Razerback Professional Tools. Rob Cappetta right here in Pennsylvania builds the best engines, and Ti22 Chassis. It’s a big group that puts a lot into it. And Lee Stauffer from PA (crew chief for Brad Sweet) was here to help out tonight.”

“We picked up a lot of speed in the last six months. My car is set up similar to Sweet and Daryn Pittman’s cars, and it was pretty quick tonight. It’s great to be able to lean on those guys. I talked to Daryn on the phone today. He’s done really well at this place. I got a good group of guys and it’s really good to win.”

“It feels good to get a win,” said Kahne, “I’m really happy with the crowd that came out. What Lincoln does with the Dirt Classic each year is really cool.”

Kahne started on the outside pole after timing third fastest and Lucas Wolfe drew a number four pill for the inversion at the front of the field.

Montieth ran second the entire way, with Wolfe crossing third and seventh-starting Danny Dietrich and Ryan Smith completing the top five. Rounding out the top ten were Freddie Rahmer, Adam Wilt, Jim Siegel, Cory Haas, and 18th-starting JJ Grasso rounding out the top ten.

Fast time in time trials over the 29 sprinters was set by Wolfe with a one-lap time of 13.132 seconds (102.802 MPH). Heats for the 410 sprints were won by Montieth, Wilt, and Danny Dietrich, with Billy Dietrich winning the consolation.

Dillsburg’s Chris Arnold ended a battle royale with Matt Campbell to score the opening night win in the 358 sprint car feature.

Arnold started on the outside of the front row and led the firsts 13 laps before third-starting Matt Campbell took the lead in wheel-to-wheel racing from laps 14 to 17. But Arnold was not to be denied, dropping to the inside to reclaim the lead on turn four of lap 18. He held Campbell off over the final two laps to claim the win by a carlength.

Third through fifth were Adrian Shaffer, polesitter David Holbrook, and Troy Wagaman, Jr.

Heats for the 32 “358” sprints were won by Campbell, Doug Hammaker, and Arnold, with Tyler Esh winning the consolation.

Defending Lincoln champ Hammaker was caught up in a five-car front stretch crash in the third attempt to start the race, and was credited with a 21st place finish.

Lincoln Speedway switches to a 7 PM start time next weekend, Saturday, April 2nd, with the first three-division show of the season featuring the 410 Sprints, 358 Sprints, and Central PA Legends. Gates will open at 5 PM.

RACE RESULTS

SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

2016 SPRINT SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints:

410 Sprint Feature (30 Laps) - 1. 4-Kasey Kahne ($5,000); 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 1Z-Lucas Wolfe; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 94-Ryan Smith; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 15-Adam Wilt; 8. 59-Jimmy Siegel; 9. 11C-Cory Haas; 10. 37-JJ Grasso; 11. 19M-Brent Marks; 12. 52-Austin Hogue; 13. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 14. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 15. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 16. 87-Alan Krimes; 17. 35-Steve Ownings; 18. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 19. 8-Billy Dietrich; 20. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 21. 5-Tyler Ross; 22. 99M-Kyle Moody; 23. 21T-Scott Fisher; 24. 69-Shane Hoff. Time – 8:09.008

Lap Leaders – Kasey Kahne (1-30)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 3. 19M-Brent Marks; 4. 1Z-Lucas Wolfe; 5. 87-Alan Krimes; 6. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 10. 35-Steve Owings (DNF). Time – 2:32.399

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 15-Adam Wilt; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 94-Ryan Smith; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 7. 99M-Kyle Moody; 8. 91-David Quackenbush; 9. 75-Nicole Bower; 10. 10E-Zach Euculano. Time – 2:32.488

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 4-4-Kasey Kahne; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 11C-Cory Haas; 5. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 6. 37-JJ Grasso; 7. 5-Tyler Ross; 8. 69-Shane Hoff; 9. 10K-Joe Kata III. No Time

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 5-Tyler Ross; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 69-Shane Hoff; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 91-David Quackenbush; 8. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 9. 75-Nicole Bower; 10. 10K-Joe Kata III; 11. 10E-Zach Euculano. No Time

410 Sprint Time Trial Results – 1. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.132-seconds (102.802 MPH); 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 13.213; 3. 4-Kasey Kahne, 13.243; 4. 21-Brian Montieth, 13.271; 5. 94-Ryan Smith, 13.279; 6. 11C-Cory Haas, 13.317; 7. 39-Tim Glatfelter, 13.319; 8. 59-Jim Siegel, 13.338; 9. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.361; 10. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 13.369; 11. 15-Adam Wilt, 13.383; 12. 52-Austin Hogue, 13.408; 13. 35-Steve Owings, 13.458; 14. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 13.491; 15. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr., 13.512; 16. 19M-Brent Marks, 13.513; 17. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe, 13.518; 18. 37-JJ Grasso, 13.577; 19. 8-Billy Dietrich, 13.634; 20. 99M-Kyle Moody, 13.672; 21. 69-Shane Hoff, 13.701; 22. 87-Alan Krimes, 13.934; 23. 75-Nicole Bower, 13.935; 24. 5-Tyler Ross, 13.953; 25. 21T-Scott Fisher, 14.078; 26. 91-David Quackenbush, 14.097; 27. 10-Joe Kata III, 14.158; 28. 15M-Bobby Mazingo, 14.421; 29. 10-Zach Euculano, 14.639.

358 Sprints:

358 Sprint Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 23-Chris Arnold; 2. 16-Matt Campbell; 3. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 4. 77-David Holbrook; 5. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 6. 41-Jeff Halligan; 7. 119-Chandler Leiby; 8. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 9. 28-Matt Findley; 10. 35-Tyler Esh; 11. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 12. 4-Dwight Leppo; 13. 38D-Kyle Denmyer; 14. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 15. 12-Brent Shearer; 16. 90-Jordon Givler; 17. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 18. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 19. 00-Chris Frank (DNF); 20. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh (DNF); 21. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNF); 22. 13-Ryan Higgins (DNF);23. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNF); 24. 4R-Tyler Walton (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Chris Arnold (1-13), Matt Campbell (14-17), Chris Arnold (18-20)

358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 16-Matt Campbell; 2. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 3. 27S-Adrian Shaffer; 4. 4-Dwight Leppo; 5. 119-Chandler Leiby; 6. 38-Kyle Denmyer; 7. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 8. 97-Brie Hershey; 9. 90-Jordon Givler; 10. 19S-Steve Drevicki (DNF); 11. 11D-Kody Hartlaub (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 66-Doug Hammaker; 2. 45-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 41-Jeff Halligan; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 13-Ryan Higgins; 6. 19-Troy Wagaman, Jr.; 7. 35-Tyler Esh; 8. 12-Brent Shearer; 9. 18F-Dyan Welch; 10. 5A-Brian Allman (DNF); 11. 22-Nathan Prezentica (DNF). Time – 2:34.31

358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 26-Chris Arnold; 2. 23J-Jake Eldreth; 3. 4R-Tyler Walten; 4. 77-David Holbrook; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 7. 00-Chris Frank; 8. 10B-Brandon Noel; 9. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 10. 21-CJ Tracey (DNF); 11. 9-Dalton Dietrich (DNF). No Time

358 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 35-Tyler Esh; 2. 56M-DJ Montgomery; 3. 97-Brie Hershey; 4. 90-Jordon Givler; 5. 12-Brent Shearer; 6. 00-Chris Frank; 7. 5A-Brian Allman; 8. 11D-Cody Hartlaub; 9. 21-CJ Tracey; 10. 10B-Brandon Noel; 11. 17-George Streaker, Jr. (DNF); 12. 19-Steve Drevicki (DNF); 13. 22-Nathan Prezentica (DNF); DNS – 18-Dylan Welsh, 9-Daulton Dietrich. No Time

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

Probably the most anticipated season opener in recent memory takes place tonight at the newly revamped Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.

New track owner Scott Gobrecht and general manager Kolten Gouse along with the help of many friends and volunteers have worked non stop during the winter months to get facility in race order in preparation for tonight’s season opener.

New grandstands, new clay, new lighting, revamped restrooms and a track regroom are just some of the improvements race teams and fans can expect.

The Credit Connection Super Sportsman will headline opening night action which is also Trone Outdoor Advertising night at the speedway.

Also on the program tonight will be the 358 Late Models, street stocks and the ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends.

Pit gates open at 4pm with grandstands opening at 5pm. The first green flag will wave at 6pm.

General admission grandstand pricing will be $14 for adults with kids 12 and Under Free. Pit fee will be $25 per person.

There will be a will call list located by the pit sign in shack for the 2015 point season drivers to pick up their 2016 pass. Drivers will need to provide photo Identification in order to receive. Fans can also purchase or pick up their 2016 reserved seats as well.

This will be the first of many exciting race nights on the 2016 racing schedule at Susquehanna Speedway.

For the latest news and information, fans can visit www.susquehannaspeedway.net.

 

 

Hodnett Claims Redemption In Williams Grove Sprints, Cosner Scores Super Lates

3/25/16

Mechanicsburg – Greg Hodnett claimed redemption in a big way on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway after losing the sprint car season opener last week due to mechanical difficulty.

And in the super late model feature Matt Cosner of Cumberland, Md., scored his first ever Williams Grove feature win worth $2,000 after holding off last week’s winners Gregg Satterlee.

Brock Zearfoss took the lead from the pole of the 25-lap sprint car main over Brent Marks.

The race pace was slowed only once, on the third lap for a stopped Dave Jones and Hodnett was fifth for the restart.

Marks steadily tracked down leader Zearfoss and got himself into a battle for the lead amid traffic as the race approached the halfway point.

And in the meantime, Hodnett got himself into the fray with a two-car pass of Ryan Smith and Aaron Ott on the fifth circuit.

So as the front duo raced each other for the lead, Hodnett was able to track them down and get by Marks for second with 10 away and then put Zearfoss away on the 12th lap.

A lap later however Zearfoss withdrew after getting passed by Marks and as Hodnett worked traffic, Marks began tracking him down, quickly taking a .721 second lead down to a .393 second advantage with nine laps to go.

And that .393 second advantage turned into the lead on the 17th tour as Marks flew to the the outside of Hodnett for the lead to pull down in front as the pair raced onto the backchute with a bit of contact that saw Hodnett wiggle after a swipe of his front wing.

But Hodnett was far from done as he was keeping Marks within reach at the five to go mark and then as Marks worked traffic with the lead, Hodnett pounced to his outside in the fourth corner to take a scant. 145 second lead on the 22nd tour only after the pair glanced off of one another as they neared the line.

And this time after Hodnett got the lead he opened up enough breathing room to seal the victory, his 61st at the historic oval, worth $3,800.

All the while during the final five laps, 14th starter Brian Montieth was challenging the pair of leaders making the race to the finish an electric one however Montieth would settle for third.

Aaron Ott was fourth followed by Ryan Smith.

Sixth through 10th went to Cory Haas, Danny Dietrich, Mark Smith, Lucas Wolfe and Doug Esh.

Heats went to Mark Smith, Haas and Wolfe with Esh taking the consolation race.

Cosner took the lead from Bryan Bernheisel on the fifth tour of the 25-lap super late model main to run to the win but he had to do so while staying ahead of Gregg Satterlee.

After scoring a win last week during opening night, Satterlee started eighth in the field and was up to fourth with six away.

He got by Bernheisel for second on the eighth lap and then spent the remainder of the distance trying to figure out how to get by Cosner.

After running him down, Satterlee searched various lines repeatedly, trying to find an avenue to make a pass but Cosner was flawless to the checkered flag.

Bernheisel settled for third followed by Jim Yoder and Dylan Yoder.

Sixth through 10th went to Kenny Pettyjohn, Gene Knaub, Rick Singleton , Gary Stuhler and Mason Zeigler.

Heats went to Dylan Yoder and Singleton.

March 25, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Brent Marks, 3. Brian Montieth, 4. Aaron Ott, 5. Ryan Smith, 6. Cory Haas, 7. Danny Dietrich, 8. Mark Smith, 9. Lucas Wolfe, 10. Doug Esh, 11. Freddie Rahmer, 12. Austin Hogue, 13. Pat Cannon, 14. Rodney Westhafer, 15. Kasey Kahne, 16. Matt Campbell, 17. Nicole Bower, 18. Troy Fraker, 19. Rick Lafferty, 20. Tim Glatfelter, 21. Brock Zearfoss, 22. Steve Buckwalter, 23, Alan Krimes, 24. Dave Jones

DNQ: Branden Rahmer, Chad Trout, Brad Franks, Kevin Albert

Late models, 25 laps: 1. Matt Cosner, 2. Gregg Satterlee, 3. Bryan Bernheisel, 4. Jim Yoder, 5. Dylan Yoder, 6. Kenny Pettyjohn, 7. Gene Knaub, 8. Rick Singleton, 9. Gary Stuhler, 10. Mason Zeigler, 11. Kyle Hardy, 12. Mike Lupfer, 13. Danny Snyder, 14. Glenn Elliott, 15. Billy Wampler, 16. Chris Casner, 17. Nick Dickson, 18. Travis Stickley, 19. Dan Stone

 

 

BRAD MCCLELLAND: A TRUE CHAMPION
McClelland Gives Back to Local Racing Community

HANOVER, PA (3/25/2016) – They say retirement is a time for reflection and relaxation. For Brad McClelland, part of that might be true, but the Westminster, Maryland, native isn’t ready to leave the racing world behind just yet. With thirty-four years of racing experience, ten championships, and one hundred thirty-three total wins, McClelland knew he had more to give to the local racing community. He decided to do so by helping other drivers.

McClelland, who is currently a welder and fabricator at the family owned and operated B&D Truck Hoist, communicated with Trail-Way Speedway owners and promoters Brad and Perry Hostetter during the winter months and came up with a great idea to give back to younger drivers and those new to the 358 Sprint Car division. McClelland will be available at Trail-Way Speedway for the April 3, 2016, open practice and also for a few of the 358 Sprint Car races at the beginning of the season. From set up, gearing, tires and general racing guidance, McClelland is open to any questions that race teams and drivers might have.

McClelland’s B&D Truck Hoist is also partnering with Trail-Way Speedway for the 2016 358 Sprint Car Shootout. B&D Truck Hoist will be sponsoring the “Hard Luck” and “Hard Charger” awards for the Lincoln/Trail-Way 358 Sprint Shootout.

Trail-Way Speedway is extremely grateful to Brad McClelland for supporting the 358 Sprint Car division for numerous years. His time behind the wheel, and now his guidance from outside of the race car, are invaluable, We’re proud to have McClelland and his family as part of our racing community.

Gates for the April 3 practice session will open at Noon with practice beginning at 1:00 p.m. The first 358 Sprint Car race of the season will be Friday, April 8. Gates for that event open at 5:30 p.m. with heats scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

March 25 Offers Super Sprints And Super Late Models At Williams Grove Speedway

Late model winner earns guaranteed starting spot in Hagerstown LM Speedweek Event

3/20/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and the second show of the early season for super late models this Friday, March 25 at 7:30 pm.

Adult general admission for the show is $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.

Rick Lafferty scored the 2016 season opener for sprint cars while Gregg Satterlee took the late model feature on March 18.

The sprints will race for $3,800 to win in the March 25 racing program while the late models will again pay $2,000 to the winner.

This week’s late model winner will earn a guaranteed starting spot in the upcoming June late model speedweek feature slated at Hagerstown Speedway.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales this week will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Williams Grove Speedway will return to action on Friday, April 1 with the first race in the inaugural Yellow Breeches 500 series for the 410 sprints, when the handicapped sprint car program will pay $500 just to start the main event.

The April 1 races will also launch the 2016 HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprint series of dates at Williams Grove.

Adult general admission for the April 1 show is set at just $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10.

April 8 will find the 410 sprints and the super sportsman taking to the speedway for action.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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

UFO Super Late Models Launch Season At Port Royal Saturday On Kids Easter Night

Super Lates race in 35-lap, $3,000 to win, $300 to start event plus UFO 358 lates and 410 sprints

First 200 youth get FREE Easter treat!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/20/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present the kickoff to the 2016 UFO Late Model Championship Series tour on Saturday night, March 26 at 6 pm, on what will be Kids Easter Night at the historic oval.

Joining the UFO super late models, sponsored all season at the track by Aumiller’s Insurance, will be the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints and the UFO 358 Late Models.

The first 200 youth through the general admission gate will receive a free chocolate Easter treat courtesy of the Easter Bunny. In addition, a youth Easter Egg scramble will be held in the infield early in the racing program.

The night is sponsored in part by Asher’s Chocolates of Lewistown, who will present each feature winner with an Easter basket full of prized Asher’s chocolates.

General admission gates open at 4 pm with adults priced at just $20 for the big show and youth ages 12 - 18 admitted for $7.

The UFO super late models will kick off their 2016 tour with a 35-lap main event paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start while the UFO 358 late models will race for $1,000 to win.

The UFO event is raindated for April 9.

A stellar field of super late models is expected to compete in what will be the first big super late model program held anywhere on the East Coast in 2016.

Already this season invaders like Kyle Hardy and Gregg Satterlee have tested the waters at the track and both are likely entrants in Saturday’s big UFO event along with a host of others.

So far this season, Hamburg’s Any Haus has been unbeatable in the first two late model vents held at the oval.

April 2 will find the oval in action with the first Camera and Autograph night of the season when the purchase of a general admission ticket will allow for access to the pit area prior to the start of the racing program.

On the April 2 card will be the 410 sprints, super late models and the season debut of the River Valley Builders 305 sprint series at the track.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

Port Royal Speedway

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

Marks Passes Cisney For Port Royal Sprints Win, Haus Goes Two For Two In Super Lates

3/19/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Brent Marks of Myerstown took the lead from Dylan Cisney late in the event to pick up the 410 sprint car feature Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway.

Elsewhere, in the 22-lap super late model main, Hamburg’s Andy Haus made it two in a row in the division to put his mark on the early season.

Cisney and Doug Esh started on the front row of the 25-lap sprint car main and Cisney jumped into the lead at the start.

The first 10 laps of the race went non-stop with Marks muscling by Esh for second on the sixth tour.

Just prior to that, Danny Dietrich pulled into the pit area under his own power and then just a lap before the lap 10 yellow, Aaron Ott also dropped out of the race.

Marks took a shot at Cisney on the restart while opening day winner Greg Hodnett tried to get under Esh for third but the running order was still the same with 12 down when a final caution regrouped the field for a stopped Ryan Taylor.

Marks again took a stab for the lead at the new green as did Hodnett for third and this time Hodnett came up with a run that would net him third spot with 10 laps to go.

As the race got to lapped traffic with five to go, Cisney found Marks close enough to make a bid and as the leader negotiated the backmarkers, Marks used a low move in the first corner to take control with three laps to go.

Cisney made a valiant effort to go back out in front by pulling alongside Marks as the pair shot onto the backchute but Marks was stronger, surging into firm command as the pair hit the third corner.

And from there, Marks took the win, the sixth of his career at the track by 1.507 seconds.

Hodnett was third followed by Esh and TJ Stutts.

Sixth through 10th went to Brock Zearfoss, Mike Wagner, Steve Buckwalter, Mark Smith and Logan Wagner.

Heats went to Cisney, Esh and Marks.

Haus started on the pole of the super late model main and wiped up the field for the victory worth $1,500.

Last week, Haus took the checkers in the season opener whiel racing to hold off a closing Gregg Satterlee but this week his win would come uncontested.

His pace was only slowed on the seventh tour and at that time he had built up a 3.6 second lead over Mike Altobelli.

Fifth starter Kyle Hardy took third from Tim Smith Jr. with a lap to go, forcing Smith to cross in fourth with Rick Singleton finishing fifth.

The victory was Haus’ sixth at the historic oval, coming by a margin of 7.782 seconds.

Sixth through 10th went to Tim Wilson, Jason Covert, Mike Lupfer, Dylan Yoder and Nick Dickson.

Heats went to Andrew Yoder, Hardy and Singleton.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

Lafferty And Satterlee Open Williams Grove Speedway Season With Wins

3/18/16

Mechanicsburg – Rick Lafferty of Pennington, NJ., scored the opening day sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, scoring $3,800 for the payday after being pressured for the lead by Freddie Rahmer and having been passed for the win by Greg Hodnett.

In the super late model main, Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills etched his name in the Williams Grove record books for the first time as a winner in the division.

Lafferty started on the pole of the 25-lap 410 sprint car main and was followed by Rahmer for the first 16 laps before seventh starter Greg Hodnett took the second spot away.

The first 17 circuits of the event went non-stop before Lucas Wolfe, who had run third up until that point, rolled to a stop bringing out the races first caution flag period.

Brian Montieth had charged from 11th up to fifth for the restart and was in the middle of a hard battle with Danny Dietrich when he came up with a right rear flat on the 19th lap, slowing the pace again.

Hodnett then made good on his second restart chances by driving underneath Lafferty for the top spot in the first and second turns to take control with five laps to go.

But then seemingly as quickly as he took the lead, Hodnett suddenly slowed on the 21st lap and pulled pitside, turning the race back over to Lafferty.

By that time, Lafferty had just four laps to go to hold on to the win with Rahmer still chasing in second however Rahmer came up .899 seconds short of his first-ever Williams Grove win at the line.

Dietrich rode home third followed by Aaron Ott and Steve Buckwalter.

Sixth through 10th went to Cory Haas, Doug Esh, Brent Marks, Robbie Stillwaggon and Austin Hogue.

Heats went to Montieth, Buckwalter and Stillwaggon with Brock Zearfoss scoring the consolation race.

Huntingdon’s Rick Singleton took the lead at the start of the 25-lap super late model main over fourth starter Satterlee.

The pace was slowed with six laps down for a stopped Kyle Hardy and Satterlee applied pressure for control on the restart however Singleton proved hard to overtake.

It wasn’t until the ten-to-go point that Satterlee was finally able to find enough muscle to get by Singleton.

He went inside the veteran leader for control while racing through the third and fourth turns to get command but then found his pace slowed with four laps to go.

And Singleton stunned on the restart by pulling alongside Satterlee for the win as the pair crossed the line with three laps to go.

But Satterlee hung tough as the pair pulled into the first corner and drove back out in front for the victory worth $2,000.

Singleton settled for second followed by Gene Knaub.

Dylan Yoder started 18th in the field and motored to the front, getting by the cars of Matt Cosner and Bryan Bernheisel on the final restart to finish fourth with Cosner ending up fifth.

Sixth through 10th went to Bryan Bernheisel, Gary Stuhler, Coleby Frye, Jim Bernheisel and Trent Brenneman.

Heats went to Gene Knaub and Bryan Bernheisel.

March 18, 2016 Feature Finishes:

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Rick Lafferty, 2. Freddie Rahmer, 3. Danny Dietrich, 4. Aaron Ott, 5. Steve Buckwalter, 6. Cory Haas, 7. Doug Esh, 8. Brent Marks, 9. Robbie Stillwaggon, 10. Austin Hogue, 11. Mark Smith, 12. Pat Cannon, 13. Brian Montieth, 14. Ryan Smith, 15. Alan Krimes, 16. Rodney Westhafer, 17. Matt Campbell, 18. Brock Zearfoss, 19. Nicole Bower, 20. Troy Fraker, 21. Brad Franks, 22. Greg Hodnett, 23. Lucas Wolfe, 24. Davey Jones

Late models, 25 laps: 1. Gregg Satterlee, 2. Rick Singleton, 3. Gene Knaub, 4. Dylan Yoder, 5. Matt Cosner, 6. Bryan Bernheisel, 7. Gary Stuhler, 8. Coleby Frye, 9. Jim Bernheisel, 10. Trent Brenneman, 11. Billy Wampler. 12. Mike Lupfer, 13. Danny Snyder, 14. Pancho Lawler, 15. Ryan Walls, 16. Ross Robinson, 17. Larry Baer, 18. Kyle Hardy

DNS: Chad Hollenbeck, Chris Casner

 

 

PRS 2016 – 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 Hosts Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprints & Aumiller’s Ins. Late Models March 19

3/13/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will present another two-division program of Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints and Aumiller’s Insurance super late models this Saturday, March 19 at 6 pm.

Aumiller’s Insurance of Milroy made the announcement of their title sponsorship of the super late models at the March 12 season opener.

Adult general admission for the March 19 show is just $15 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at just $7. General admission gates open at 4 pm with pits opening at 3 pm.

At least two practice sessions for the Gray’s Auto and Towing econo late models have been added to the March 19 program as the econos get set to launch their season at the track on April 9.

In the March 12 opener, Thomasville’s Greg Hodnett scored the sprint car feature after inheriting the lead from defending track champion Lucas Wolfe after Wolfe lost a wheel. Hodnett was the third and final leader of the event after Danny Dietrich led early.

Hamburg’s Andy Haus scored the opening day super late model main, holding off invaders Gregg Satterlee and Kyle Hardy.

March 26 will be the first sanctioned show of the 2016 season at Port Royal as the night gives way to an early season late model lovers delight when the UFO Late Models hit town along with the 410 sprints on Kids Easter Night.

The event will kickoff the 2016 UFO tour and the UFO 358 late models are also on the agenda.

The first 200 youth through the general admission gate on Kids Easter Night will receive a free chocolate Easter Bunny and a kids egg scramble will be held in the infield early in the racing program.

The first Camera and Autograph Night of the season comes up on April 2 when the price of a general admission ticket will afford access to the pit are prior to the racing program.

Racing on April 2 will be the 410 sprints, super late models and the PASS/IMCA 305 sprints as the 305s debut the 2016 River Valley Builders 305 Series at the oval.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

PRS 2016 – 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

 

 

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

27th Season of Thunder. . . . . . .

ELI’S AUTOWORLD RETURNS TO PACE THE FIELD AT THUNDER ON THE HILL IN 2016, OPENER SET FOR SUNDAY, MAY 29

The 27th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings will return to the one-third mile high banked Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA with seven special events in the 2016 season. The Thunder Series will present numerous divisions to include the USAC non-wing Sprints, DIRTcar Modifieds, All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprints, 358 Modifieds, PA Posse 410 Sprints, the Sportsman and TSRS Sprints and leading the pack will be the Eli’s AutoWorld Pace Truck. Eli’s AutoWorld sells any make and model of cars, trucks and SUV’s that you are looking form.

Located in Manheim, PA they are just minutes from the world’s largest auto auction. Eli’s specialize in custom orders and their prices are second to none with thousands of vehicles at their fingertips. Reasonable financing is also available and their 70 years of experience will certainly help you find exactly what you need. Visit them at www.Elisautoworld.com or call them at 717 664 7477 or 717 439 0366 and be sure to tell them, you are a fan of Thunder on the Hill.

The Thunder Series of 2016 has something for everyone and it all gets underway , with a Memorial Day Sunday Spectacular on May 29, highlighted by a Modified, Sportsman and TSRS Sprint car Triple Thunder Thriller.

The stage is set for the USAC National Sprint Car Series returning to the Grandview Speedway for the annual running of the Jesse Hockett Classic. These Wingless Sprint Cars will find the 358 Modifieds on this popular car on Tuesday, June 7. This is the first time the 358 modifieds will share the card with USAC on the hill.

The always popular 410 sprint and 358 Modified double-headers are always thrillers and this year there is a double-shot with a pair of these events. The 22nd running of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week hits the Bechtelsville high-banks on Tuesday, June 28, and the 2nd Annual Thunder Cup takes place on Tuesday, July 26.

On Thursday, July 14, the 19th running of the Traffic Jam will showcase the stars and cars of the Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds competing against our hometown heroes in an always exciting event. Joining this show will be the Sportsman competing in a series of qualifying events leading up to a twenty-five lap feature.

Thursday, August 18 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents a Sprint Car showdown like no other when the nationally touring All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series invades the Grandview Speedway in an all-winged double header that includes the ever competitive TSRS Sprint Car Series as an accompaniment.

The Thunder series rounds out 2016 on Saturday, October 15 with the MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party featuring a $5,000-to-win, 40 Lap Small-Block Modified challenge that includes the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprint Cars.

The 2016 racing season will include the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls.

2016 Racing Schedule:

NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings

Sunday, May 29 7:30 PM Memorial Day Spectacular

358 Modifieds* 35 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 7 7:30 PM 10th Annual Jesse Hockett Classic

USAC National Wingless Sprint Car Series Eastern Storm, 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week

410 Sprint Cars & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, July 14 7:30 PM 19th Annual Super DIRTCar Series Traffic Jam

Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds and Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM 410 Sprint 2nd Annual Thunder Cup

410 Sprint Cars & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 18 7:30 PM All Star Circuit of Champions

All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars and TSRS Sprint Cars

Saturday, October 15 6 PM Mods at the Madhouse Halloween Party

358 Modifieds* 40 Laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprint Cars

*indicates NASCAR Point Race

Grandview Speedway

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688<tel:610-754-7688>

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456<tel:443-513-4456>

Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com/>

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

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

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divvied up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. 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.

 

 

Williams Grove Opening Day Presented By Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips Is March 18

Prestigious season opener showcases 410 sprints and super late models

3/13/16

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway is set to return to racing in just one week, on Friday March 18 at 7:30 pm when it hosts the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars on Opening Day presented by Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips.

Opening Day presented by Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips will also include racing competition for the super late models.

The super stock cars rarely get to compete at Williams Grove these days and the show for the mighty super lates is highly anticipated.

Adult general admission for the prestigious season opener is set at just $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10. Ages 12 and under are always admitted for FREE at Williams Grove Speedway.

Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips of Womelsdorf will be providing samples of their original kettle cook potato chips to opening day fans at their hospitality tent located in the infield.

Arynne Moody, the newly crowned Ms. Motorsports, will be on hand for the big season opener as well.

The Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 ticket sales will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Last season, Danny Dietrich claimed the March 27 opener for the 410 sprints at Williams Grove before going on to pick up three more checkered flags at the track during the season.

And in last year’s opening day super late model main, Nick Dickson of McVeytown wired the field for a 20-lap victory over Gary Stuhler.

Since 1939 when Tommy Hinnershitz won the inaugural race at the famed facility, so many highly recognized names and even some not so much have scored the prestigious first Williams Grove race of the year.

Well-knowns or on their way up the ladder at the time of their victories were the likes of Jan Opperman, AJ Foyt, Ted Horn and Hinnershitz.

Kasey Kahne, destined for bigger and better things in todays NASCAR arena, took the opener back in 2000.

But perhaps lesser-known at the time or even unique names like Kevin Collins, Brian Paulus, Marlett Naill and Gig Stephens have also taken that famous first checkered flag of the year at Williams Grove.

Williams Grove Speedway will return to action on March 25 at 7:30 pm with another program of 410 sprints and super late models with the late model show waged as a Late Model Speedweek qualifying event.

Adult general admission for the March 25 show is again set at just $15 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10.

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 keeping up with the oval on Facebook or Twitter.

WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY OPENING DAY WINNERS

2015 Danny Dietrich

2014 Gerard McIntyre Jr.

2013 Fred Rahmer

2012 Danny Dietrich

2011 Stevie Smith

2010 Fred Rahmer

2009 Todd Shaffer

2008 Fred Rahmer

2007 Mike Erdley

2006 Lance Dewease

2005 Fred Rahmer

2004 Greg Hodnett

2003 Cris Eash

2002 Greg Hodnett

2001 Don Kreitz Jr.

2000 Kasey Kahne

1999 Brian Paulus

1998 Fred Rahmer

1997 Fred Rahmer

1996 Kevin Gobrecht

1995 Lance Dewease

1994 Don Kreitz Jr.

1993 Keith Kauffman

1992 Don Kreitz Jr.

1991 Steve Smith

1990 Kenny Adams

1989 Stevie Smith

1988 Kenny Jacobs

1987 Cris Eash

1986 Keith Kauffman

1985 Keith Kauffman

1984 Keith Kauffman

1983 Kevin Collins

1982 Bobby Allen

1981 Lynn Paxton

1980 Lynn Paxton

1979 Kramer Williamson

1978 Bobby Allen

1977 Paul Pitzer

1976 Steve Smith

1975 Jan Opperman

1974 Kramer Williamson

1973 Jan Opperman

1972 Smokey Snellbaker

1971 Kenny Weld

1970 Jan Opperman

1969 Ray Tilley

1968 Kenny Weld

1967 Bobbie Adamson

1966 Leroy Felty

1965 Ray Tilley

1964 A.J. Foyt

1963 Don Branson

1962 Dick Tobias

1961 Leroy Felty

1960 Gig Stephens

1959 Frankie Thompson

1958 John Thompson

1957 Johnny Mackison Sr.

1956 Johnny Mackison Sr.

1955 Marlett Naill

1954 Johnny Thompson

1953 Jimmy Bryan

1952 Tommy Hinnershitz

1951 Troy Ruttman

1950 Bill Schindler

1949 Tommy Hinnershitz

1948 Ted Horn

1947 Ted Horn

1946 Walt Ader

1945 Ted Horn

1941 Vic Nauman

1940 Mark Light

1939 Tommy Hinnershitz

 

 

BILLY DIETRICH CLAIMS SECOND CAREER LINCOLN SPEEDWAY WIN IN FINAL AFTERNOON SHOW OF SEASON

Night Racing Begins Next Weekend, March 19th, with 410 Sprints & 358 Late Models

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 3/12/16 – It’s not uncommon for the name Dietrich to be in victory lane at Lincoln Speedway. But this time it was older brother Billy Dietrich who came out on top of the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature Saturday afternoon as his younger brother and former track champ Danny crossed under the checkered flag in fifth spot.

“Danny Who?,” said a jubilant Billy in victory lane after track announcer Wayne Harper mentioned he kicked his brothers butt. “I can say that because I work with him but it goes both ways, trust me.”

Dietrich also knows how to impress a new sponsor, Ramsey Construction who joined the team earlier in the week and was on hand to witness Dietrich’s second career Lincoln Speedway 410 Sprint car win.

“We didn’t even get the stickers on, which sucks, but he’s here today and at least he got to see it,” the Aspers driver said about his new sponsor. “We’re glad to have him on board with all of the other great sponsors we have on the car. “

Dietrich lined up third and quickly took the second spot as polesitter Glenndon Forsythe grabbed early lead. While Dietrich chased Forsythe, several great battles were taking shape between Shane Hoff and Kyle Moody and Danny Dietrich and Cory Haas.

Dietrich pulled alongside Forsythe going down the backstretch as the frontrunners split the lapped car of Brandon Noel in turn four with Dietrich emerging as the race leader.

The only red flag of the day came out on lap nine when Brandon Rahmer got into the second turn catch fence after contact with another car.

Billy Dietrich set the pace as 5-time defending track champion Brian Montieth, who started 13th, moved in to battle Danny Dietrich and Cory Haas with Montieth taking fifth place on lap 12 and moved into fourth a lap later.

Dietrich caught the rear of the field with about eight laps to go as Forsythe, Hoff and Montieth quickly closed.

Montieth continued his charge, taking third from Hoff with 20 laps complete and tried several times to get under Forsythe but was unable to make the pass.

Dietrich held on in traffic to capture the $3,200 payday to become the third different winner in as many races so far this season in the Pigeon Hills oval.

"I drove as hard as I could and under that red I thought I’m just gonna give it 16 more laps as hard as I can,” said the second generation driver and son of former Lincoln great and track champion Dan Dietrich. “I got burnt last year on the last lap so I’m not gonna lie, I caught the lapped cars and I thought I’ll be damned so I’m just gonna run into them if I have to.”

Dietrich took the win ahead of Forsythe, point leader Montieth with Shane Hoff crossing fourth for his career best finish. Fifth went to Danny Dietrich ahead of Cory Haas, Adam Wilt, Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Kyle Moody and Alan Krimes.

Heats for the 21 sprint cars on hand were won by Brandon Rahmer, Gerard McIntyre, Jr. and Austin Hogue.

Lincoln Speedway switches to evening racing next Saturday night, March 19th, at 6 PM with the 410 Sprints being joined by the 358 Late Models. Gates open at 4 PM.

RACE RESULTS

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 2. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 69-Shane Hoff; 5. Danny Dietrich; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 15-Adam Wilt; 8. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 9. 99M-Kyle Moody; 10. 87-Alan Krimes; 11. 52-Austin Hogue; 12. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 13. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 14. 59-Jim Siegel; 15. 21T-Scott Fisher; 16. 91-David Quackenbush; 17. 12B-Brad Franks; 18. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 19. 12J-Bill Jones, Jr.; 20. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 21. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders - Glenndon Forsythe (1-7), Billy Dietrich (8-25).

Heat One (10 laps/all qualify) - 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 21-Brian Montieth; 6. 12J-Bill Jones, Jr.; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher (DNF). Time 2:18.077

Heat Two (10 laps/all qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 69-Shane Hoff; 5. 15M-Bobby Mazingo; 6. 12B-Brad Franks; 7. 91-David Quackenbush (DNF). Time 2:19.326

Heat Three (10 laps/all qualify) - 1. 52-Austin Hogue; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 7. 10B-Brandon Noel (DNF). Time 2:17.473

 

 

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

Hodnett And Haus Open Port Royal Season With Wins

3/12/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Greg Hodnett inherited the lead from Lucas Wolfe with 11 laps to go to pick up the $3,500 payday in the Port Royal Speedway season opener for sprint cars on Saturday evening.

Hamburg’s Andy Haus proved victorious in the super late model main, holding off a surging Greg Satterlee to pick up the victory worth $2,000.

Second starter Danny Dietrich took the lead at the start of the 25-lap sprint car feature with polesitter Aaron Ott in tow.

But the first of numerous caution and red flags would slow the pace on just the second lap when Logan Wagner clouted the first turn wall. Under the yellow, Ott withdrew with a collapsing top wing.

Dietrich had Wolfe on his tail for the restart and gave way to the defending track champion on the fourth circuit as he began slipping backwards before blowing a right rear tire with six down, slowing the race for another yellow.

This placed Greg Hodnett on Wolfe’s tail but only a lap could again be scored before another yellow forced a red for refueling, resetting the field.

Hodnett was all over Wolfe during green flag action but would see his advance attempts continually held back by ensuing caution flags with eight down and then another red with 10 laps away.

The red unfurled for a violent and scary three-car crash as the trio of Brent Marks, Mike Erdley and Doug Esh all raced onto the frontstretch with Marks and Erdley vying for fifth.

Erdley’s car flipped into the outside fence before catching fire.

Fortunately, all three drivers avoided injury.

Wolfe pulled away from Hodnett when action resumed and appeared headed to the victory with 11 laps to go when he snapped the right rear wheel off of his car as he set it into the first corner, somehow saving the mount from disaster but giving up the victory.

Hodnett had TJ Stutts following in second but the Thomasville speedster pulled away for the 43rd win of his career at the oval and his second there in opening day action.

Stutts finished 6.124 seconds behind in second followed by Mike Wagner, Dylan Cisney and Curt Stroup.

Sixth through 10th went to Mark Smith, Wayne Dadetto, Ryan Taylor, Steve Buckwalter and Rick Lafferty.

Heats went to Wolfe, Stutts and Hodnett with Wolf setting a new eight-lap track record of 2:02.596.

Andy Haus muscled the lead away from Jim Yoder on the 19th tour of the super late model main after Yoder had led from the beginning of the event.

Haus got by Kyle Hard for second on the second tour and chased Yoder through traffic for the victory.

The races only caution flag unfurled with three laps to go for debris.

Greg Satterlee was on the move during the second half of the race, making a two car pass of Coleby Frye and Chad Hollenbeck on the 16th tour to set his sights on the leaders.

He then motored by Yoder for third on the 19th tour and Hardy for second with a lap to go but ran out of time to challenge Haus for the win, crossing .654 seconds behind at the finish.

Hardy was third followed by Frye and Yoder.

Sixth through 10th went to Hollenbeck, Gene Knaub, Greg Roberson, Dylan Yoder and Nick Dickson.

Heats went to Knaub, Dave Zona and Hollenbeck with Tim Gray taking the consolation race.

Port Royal Speedway returns to action on March 19 with another dual division card of 410 sprints and super late models at 6 pm before March 26 gives way to an early season late model lovers delight when the UFO Late Models hit town along with the 410 sprints on Kids Easter Night.

The UFO 358 late models are also on the agenda.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.

Feature finishes:

3/12/16

410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. TJ Stutts, 3. Mike Wagner, 4. Dylan Cisney, 5. Curt Stroup, 6. Mark Smith, 7. Wayne Dadetto, 8. Ryan Taylor, 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. Rick Lafferty, 11. Tyler Bear, 12. Joey Hershey, 13. Mike Wagner II., 14. Kody Lehman, 15. Lucas Wolfe, 16. Brent Marks, 17. Mike Erdley, 18. Doug Esh, 19. Anthony Fiore, 20. Brock Zearfoss, 21. Cale Grubb, 22. Danny Dietrich, 23. Aaron Ott, 24. Logan Wagner, 25. Dave Jones

Late models, 22 laps: 1. Andy Haus, 2. Gregg Satterlee, 3. Kyle Hardy, 4. Coleby Frye, 5. Jim Yoder, 6. Chad Hollenbeck, 7. Gene Knaub, 8. Greg Roberson, 9. Dylan Yoder, 10. Nick Dickson, 11. Bryan Bernheisel, 12. Dave Zona, 13. Trent Brenneman, 14. Danny Snyder, 15. Andrew Yoder, 16. Curtis Teats, 17. Dave Brouse Jr., 18. Greg Beach, 19. Mike Mort, 20. Larry Baer, 21. Billy Wampler, 22. Tim Gray, 23. Hayes Mattern

DNQ: Scott Flickinger, Mike Lupfer, Tim Smith Jr., Matt Parks, Steve Bailor

PRS 2016 – 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 2016 – 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 Opens 2016 Season March 12, Super Sprints & Super Lates On Tap

Free schedule magnets to first 500 general admission fans!

3/6/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway will open the 2016 racing season this Saturday, March 12 at 6 pm with a twin bill of Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints paying $3,500 to win and super late models paying $2,000 to win.

General admission gates will open at 4 pm with pit gates opening at 3 pm.

Adult general admission for the first show of the season is $15 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at JUST $7.

The first 500 fans through the general admission gate will receive a FREE 2016 schedule magnet, sponsored by Juniata Beverage.

In last year’s season lidlifer on April 4, East Berlin’s Aaron Ott won his first ever 410 sprint main at the historic oval while Mike Lupfer began what would be his domination of the early season by claiming the first three features in a row.

Ott stayed in front of Nate Snyder and Lucas Wolfe for the victory last year.

He entered the rear of the field on the sixth lap with Snyder, Wolfe and Logan Wagner in pursuit.

As the race headed toward the halfway point of the 25 circuit main, the front three cars all drew within striking distance of one another when Wolfe pulled the trigger on Snyder for second deep in the first corner.

In a hair-raising move, Snyder squeezed between the outside turn two wall and the right side of Wolfe’s car in order to slingshot back into second but the fracas between the two allowed Ott to open up a little distance to win by 1.654 seconds.

Mike Lupfer drew the pole for the start of the 22-lap super late model main and outraced Coleby Frye for the lead as the pair ran down the backstretch to complete the first circuit.

Frye raced Lupfer hard back to the line but Lupfer had the lead and it was a control he would not relinquish for the rest of the distance as he pretty much annihilated the field in the non-stop affair.

Lucas Wolfe and Lupfer are the defending division champions.

Rick Lafferty kicked off the decade at Port Royal in 2010 with an opening day sprint car victory followed by Blane Heimbach in 2011, Greg Hodnett in 2012, Dave Blaney in 2013 and Blane Heimbach again in 2014.

Port Royal Speedway returns to action on March 19 with another dual division card of 410 sprints and super late models at 6 pm before March 26 gives way to an early season late model lovers delight when the UFO Late Models hit town along with the 410 sprints on Kids Easter Night.

The UFO 358 late models are also on the agenda.

Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.


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Port Royal Speedway

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www.portroyalspeedway.com

 

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, March 12: 410 Sprints plus open practice for other divisions 2PM (Rain date Sun, Mar. 13)

Saturday, March 19: 410 Sprints and 358 Late Models 6PM

BRIAN MONTIETH LEADS FLAG-TO-FLAG TO PICK UP LINCOLN CHECKERS;

One More Afternoon Sprint-only Show Next Saturday, March 12th, Before Night Racing Begins on March 19th

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 3/6/16 – Brian Montieth said he can’t wait for night racing. But the five-time defending track champion was near flawless in his flag-to-flag win in Sunday’s 25-lap 410 Sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway.

It was the second straight week that Lincoln Speedway officials utilized a Sunday rain date, both in which Sunday was the better day for early season racing.

Most figured the race was won during the redraw for the feature and Montieth admitted he won the lottery.

“We won the lottery today, we started on the front row,” the Phoenixville driver stated after earning the $3,200 payday for the Jerry Parrish owned race team. “That was pretty much the deal today. I’ll be glad when we go night racing because the dirty air with these new wicker bills and stuff, it’s a mess. So I can’t wait for nights.”

Alan Krimes and Montieth led the field to the green flag as Montieth gained the edge exiting the fourth turn to lead the first lap.

Montieth’s Auto Locator No. 21 caught the rear of the field by the fifth lap as Krimes closed the gap and the two were actually side by side at the line on both laps eight and nine.

Adam Wilt got by opening day winner Greg Hodnett for third with 10 laps complete but Hodnett put an outside move on Wilt a lap later to regain the spot.

Montieth caught a break on lap 12 when seventh-running Billy Dietrich spun in turn two.

Hodnett got around Krimes for the runner-up spot on lap 17 and quickly ran down Montieth, who again, was working through traffic.

Hodnett was on Montieth’s bumper as the pair came down the front stretch to complete lap 22 when Cole Duncan’s car lost power directly in front of the leaders. Both drivers, along with two other cars running at the rear of the field, but just in front of the leaders, all took evasive action to miss Duncan.

“I shut my eyes and I came out of it,’ joked Montieth about the late race incident. “It was close. It was a lot closer than I wanted it to be.”

With an open track following the yellow, Montieth was home free as he drove away to capture his 51st career win in the Pigeon Hills and first of 2016.

“You can’t ever count Greg out,” he added. “That’s why when I was back in lapped traffic, I figured I’ll just drive around and hope for a caution. Everything fell into place for us tonight and that’s why we’re here.”

Hodnett settled for the runner-up spot trailed by Krimes, Freddie Rahmer and Wilt with Austin Hogue, Jim Siegel, Robbie Kendall, Danny Dietrich and Cory Haas completing the top 10 finishers.

Heats for the 26 410 Sprints were won by Freddie Rahmer, Billy Dietrich and Glenndon Forsythe. Mark Smith won the consolation.

Lincoln Speedway returns to action next Saturday, March 12th, with another 410 Sprints only program beginning at 2PM and gates opening at noon. There will be an open practice for other divisions following the feature event. And as has been the case for the first two races of the season, Lincoln Speedway will use a rain date the following day Sunday, March 13th if needed.

RACE RESULTS

SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints

Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 15-Adam Wilt; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 59-Jim Siegel; 8. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 9. 48-Danny Dietrich; 10. 11C-Cory Haas; 11. 19M-Brent Marks; 12. 21T-Scott Fisher; 13. 35-Steve Owings; 14. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 15. 8-Billy Dietrich; 16. 44-Chase Dietz; 17. 99M-Kyle Moody; 18. 25-Aaron Ott (DNF); 19. 22-Cole Duncan (DNF); 20. 69-Shane Hoff (DNF); 21. 36D-Wayne Dadetto (DNF); 22. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe (DNF); 23. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 24. M1-Mark Smith (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders - Brian Montieth (1-25)

Heat One (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 2. 21T-Scott Fisher; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 19M-Brent Marks; 7. M1-Mark Smith; 8. 44-Chase Dietz; 9. 36D-Wayne Dadetto. Time 2:15.297

Heat Two (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 1. 8-Billy Dietrich; 27-Greg Hodnett; 3. 59-Jim Siegel; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 25-Aaron Ott; 8. 22-Cole Duncan; 9. 59T-Tim Stallings (DNF). Time 2:17.414

Heat Three (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 2. 69-Shane Hoff; 3. 87-Alan Krimes; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 5. 35-Steve Owings; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 8. 12B-Brad Franks (DNF). No Time

Consolation (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. M1-Mark Smith; 2. 25-Aaron Ott; 3. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 4. 22-Cole Duncan; 5. 44 Chase Dietz; 6. 36D-Wayne Dadetto; 7. 59T-Tim Stallings; 8. 12B-Brad Franks (DNS). Time 2:25.885

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES EARLY SEASON TEST AND TUNE DATES

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

As the anticipation grows for the first competitive race date on the Susquehanna Speedway schedule, track owner Scott Gobrecht and General Manager Kolten Gouse have announced some early season Test and Tune dates for race teams.

The first of four pre-season opener practice dates will be Saturday, March 12 from 6PM until 9PM with gates opening at 4pm.

Practice dates will also include Wednesday, March 16, Saturday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 23.

Practice is open to any type of race car on the 4/10th mile.

Costs for practice nights will be $22 per car entered and $14 per person.

The season opener featuring Super Sportsman, Late Models, Street Stocks and Legends will take place on Saturday, March 26 at 6PM.

The Outback track will also be open for 2016 with practice nights on Wednesday, April 6 and April 13.

The season opener for the Outback track is slated for Friday, April 22.

For the latest news and information concerning Susquehanna Speedway and the Outback track can be found at www.susquehannaspeedway.net.

 

 

NOUSE SIGNS AND GRAPHICS/K1 RACEGEAR PARTNER WITH SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY

By Brad Vores for Susquehanna Speedway

Nouse Signs and Graphics and K1 RaceGear has partnered with Susquehanna Speedway for the 2016 racing season providing support for the Super Sportsman and Late Model divisions.

Kevin Nouse, owner of Nouse Signs and Graphics will provide $3,400 in gift certificates to feature winners in both the Super Sportsman and Late Model divisions this season. There will be 19 different Super Sportsman races on the schedule and every feature winner will receive a $100 gift certificate from K1 RaceGear. On the Late Model side, fifteen events grace the schedule where each winner will also receive a $100 gift certificate.

Certificates will be accumulated through the season and will be good towards any K1 RaceGear Pro Series custom 2-layer or 3-layer suit and must be purchased through Nouse Signs and Graphics Only.

“I am thrilled to have Kevin participate with K1 RaceGear with these divisions,” stated Susquehanna Speedway General Manager Kolten Gouse. “His passion for the sport and race teams is amazing and this will be a great way to give back.”

K1 RaceGear, located in Carlsbad, CA has been making quality safety equipment since 2003 and supply drivers in every major form of motorsports.

Nouse Signs and Graphics has been a dealer for K1 RaceGear since 2012 and is K1 RaceGear’s largest dealer in the United States for custom SFI-rated racing suits. Nouse Signs and Graphics has just been named K1 RaceGear’s official Master Distributor for the Northeast United States.

“My business has shown tremendous growth over the past few years and that’s largely due to the hard work we’ve done promoting the K1 RaceGear brand,” Nouse said. “It’s important to us and to K1 to have a strong presence in this area, which is why we have added Susquehanna Speedway to the list of tracks and series that we support.”

Nouse will also have a presence at Susquehanna Speedway in 2016 by way of bringing his Nouse Signs and Graphics 358 Sprint Summer Series to the York Haven facility. That race will be held on August 20

“We are very excited to be a sponsor of Susquehanna Speedway this season,” added Nouse. “The amount of effort being put forth by the new ownership and management team is amazing and it has created a lot of buzz in the area. We are proud to be a small part of that by supporting the weekly core divisions.”

The Super Sportsman and Late Models drivers will by vying for their first K1 RaceGear gift certificate in the Susquehanna Speedway season opener, just one month away on Saturday, March 26.


 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

2016 SEASON OPENING ICE BREAKER 30

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Saturday, March 5: 410 Sprints 2PM (Rain date Sun, Mar. 6)

Saturday, March 12: 410 Sprints plus open practice for other divisions 2PM (Rain date Sun, Mar. 13)

GREG HODNETT WIRES FIELD FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE ICEBREAKER 30 WIN IN LINCOLN SPEEDWAY SEASON OPENER

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 2/28/16 - Six weeks removed from the largest snowstorm to hit Central Pennsylvania, Lincoln Speedway wasn’t fazed as the Icebreaker 30 for 410 Sprints officially kicked off the dirt track season Sunday afternoon in front of a very big crowd who enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures around 60 degrees.

And on the race track, it was Spring Grove racer Greg Hodnett leading all 30 laps to capture his second consecutive win in the Icebreaker 30.

Aboard the Heffner Racing Enterprises owned, No 27, Hodnett took advantage of good starting spots, kept out of trouble on the race track and earned the $4,000 payday for his 30th career win in the Pigeon Hills.

“I still really struggle here, we just took advantage of some good starting spots today,” said the 2015 Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Champion. “We are very, very fortunate to be up here today because it’s a tough race track. There are a lot of good competitors here and it’s a very technical race track, which is why Fred (Rahmer) always went good here.”

While it may have looked easy for Hodnett out front, that wasn’t the case for many other drivers in the field as the event saw one red flag, seven cautions and a fuel stop.

Adam Wilt and Hodnett lined up on the front row and two straight times saw Hodnett grab the lead in turn one only to have cautions realign the field.

On the third restart, Aaron Ott and Bill Jones, Jr. both flipped in turn one, Neither driver was injured.

Hodnett once again outgunned Wilt on ensuing restart as Ohio invader Cole Duncan motored into the second spot.

Four cautions during laps three through seven kept the field slow but defending track champion Brian Montieth was blasting his way through the field after starting 11th.

A fuel stop was needed with nine laps complete as Danny Dietrich, Glenndon Forsythe and David Quackenbush crashed in turn three.

Following the fuel stop, Montieth took fourth spot as he continued his charge to the front as Hodnett worked through slower traffic at the rear of the field as Duncan, Wilt and Montieth were in a great battle.

Duncan lost the runner-up spot on a lap 20 restart as Wilt and Montieth drove by but Duncan’s great run ended with a spin on lap 22.

Hodnett was home free over the final eight laps as he picked up the win aboard the Lelands.com/Trone Outdoor/Eagle Steel sponsored sprint.

“I couldn’t run real hard because it would just spin but I figured it would be real tough for those guys to get around me,” Hodnett stated. “So I just kind of cruised and felt like I could go harder if I needed to or felt pressure. We came here way different than we would ever would have before. We wanted to try something totally different and it worked out okay.. I think we’ll come back with it next time.”

Wilt, of York settled for the runner-up spot trailed by Phoenixville’s Montieth with New Oxford racers Gerard McIntyre, Jr. and Jim Siegel completing the top five.

Rounding out the top 10 finishers were Alan Krimes, Chase Dietz, Freddie Rahmer, Danny Dietrich and Kyle Moody.

Heats for the 24 410 sprint cars were won by Scott Fisher, Brian Montieth and Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

Lincoln Speedway returns to action next Saturday, March 5th with another 410 Sprints only program beginning at 2PM. Gates open at noon. A Sunday, March 6th rain date will be used if needed.

RACE RESULTS

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2016

LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Abbottstown, PA

2016 SEASON OPENING ICE BREAKER 30

Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints

Feature (30 Laps) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 87-Alan Krimes; 7. 44-Chase Dietz; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 9. 48-Danny Dietrich; 10. 99M-Kyle Moody; 11. M1-Mark Smith; 12. 52-Austin Hogue; 13. 21T-Scott Fisher; 14. 8-Bill Dietrich; 15. 2w-Glenndon Forsythe; 16. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 17. 36D-Wayne Dadetto; 18. 91-David Quackenbush; 19. 22-Cole Duncan (DNF); 20. 11C-Cory Haas (DNF); 21. 69-Shane Hoff (DNF); 22. 25-Aaron Ott (DNF); 23. 12J-Bill Jones, Jr. (DNF); 24. Steve Owings (DNS). No Time

Lap Leaders - Greg Hodnett (1-30)

Heat One (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 21T-Scott Fisher; 2. 15-Adam Wilt; 3. 44-Chase Dietz; 4. 87-Alan Krimes; 5. 69-Shane Hoff; 6. 11C-Cory Haas; 7. 2w-Glenndon Forsythe; 8. 8-Bill Dietrich. Time: 2:28.26

Heat Two (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. Cole Duncan; 3. 25-Aaron Ott; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. M1-Mark Smith; 6. 52-Austin Hogue; 7. 36D-Wayne Dadetto; 8. 48-Danny Dietrich. Time: 2:23.08

Heat Three (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 2. 59-Jim Siegel; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett; 4. 99M-Kyle Moody; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 6. 12J-Bill Jones, Jr.; 7. 35-Steve Owings (DNF); 8. 91-David Quakenbush (DNF). Time: 2:37.26

 

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY/SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY MALL MOTORSPORTS SHOW RUNS THROUGH SATURDAY!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway’s annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove started today (Sunday) and will run through Saturday, Feb. 27.

This week fans will have the opportunity to see race cars representing no fewer than 10 different divisions, including more than 35 full-size race cars and nearly 30 micro sprint cars and go karts, up close during regular mall hours.

Several of last year’s championship team cars are in the show, including those driven by TJ Stutts (Selinsgrove Speedway 360 sprint car champion), Greg Hodnett (C