Davis finally finds himself in victory lane at Falls Creek
FALLS?CREEK – Bill Davis ended a long dry spell by taking the win in the BWP Bats Steel Block Late-Model division Saturday night at the Hummingbird Speedway.
It was another shootout in the street stock class with Bruce Hartzfeld coming out on top. In the Sunny 106.5 Radio Micro-sprint class, Robert Garvey Jr. added to a successful weekend with wins on both Friday and Saturday night at different tracks. Shawn Munoz had been knocking on the door all season and took his first pure stock win.
In the front-wheel drive class, Randy Albert was back at the front of the pack when the checkered flag flew.
Dog Hollow Speedway
Strongstown – Dog Hollow Speedway beat out Mother Nature last Friday with Mike Blose taking his first checkered flag of the year in the Townsend Gas & Oil Super Late Models.
David Beahr won his third straight in the pure stock special while Robert Lydic won his career race in the FWD 4-cylinders while Nate Smith (street stocks) and Andrew Satterlee (Lias Tire FASTRAK Crate Late Model) won their third straight.
Williams Grove Speedway
Mechanicsburg – Brian Montieth finally broke through for his first 410 sprint win at the Williams Grove Speedway, taking the lead from Alan Krimes with 13 laps down in the 25-lap main event.
In the special 25-lap championship race for the 358 sprints, Adrian Shaffer drove to his second oval win of the season after an exciting four-car race for the lead was contested.
Port Royal Speedway
Port Royal – Tim Fuller scored a rich payday at the Port Royal Speedway last Saturday night, besting a stellar 35-car NDRL Late-Model field with a powerful move by Mason Zeigler for the lead and a victory worth $3,000.
In the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature, Dylan Cisney got into victory lane by holding off Doug Esh for the win.
In the 355 econo late-model division Todd Snook took his first checkered flag of the season with a victory.
Abbottstown – Robbie Kendall scored his first career win in Saturday night’s BAPS Auto Paints and Supply Night 25-lap feature at the Lincoln Speedway.
A revenge draw for the top three finishers of each of the heats put Matt Campbell on the pole, and the 16-year-old driver took advantage to score his second win of the year in the 20-lap 358 sprint-car feature.
Lucas Montgomery and Harlon Leppo each scored their fourth career Lincoln wins in the Central PA Legends features.
Selinsgrove – In an exciting race that at one point produced a three-wide battle for the lead, Brock Zearfoss secured the front spot on lap 11 in Saturday night’s 25-lap 360 sprint car feature at the Selinsgrove Speedway and drove to his first win of the season.
The win for Zearfoss, at the wheel of the Central Builders Supply No. 1-W, was his second career at the track and was worth $2,000.
Jeff Rine made a late-race pass for the lead in the 25-lap super late-model feature for his third win of the year and 88th career at the track.
Derrick Garman held off multiple challenges for the lead and scored his first career win at Selinsgrove in the 15-lap pro stock feature, while Keith Bissinger powered to his fourth win of the season in the 12-lap roadrunner race.
America’s Motorsports Park
Clearfield – A wild night at the races at America’s Motorsports Park saw three drivers find victory lane.
New winners included Brian Rhed in the Srock Contracting Street Stocks, Eric Lucas in the WG Satterlee Pure Stocks and Andrew Moist in the Clearfield County Metals 4-cylinders.
Repeat winners include Duane Stiner in the Randy Sterling Trucking Late Models, Paul Ivory in the Denny’s Beer Barrel Pub Semi-Lates and John Braim in the Point Spring and Break Laurel Highland Sprints.
Hagerstown – After Roy Deese Jr. lost the lead to Steve Axtell Jr., it appeared he was destined to finish second Saturday night at the at Hagerstown Speedway.
However, he battled to retake the lead and stay on top for the final five circuits to post his first win of the season and more importantly, the first triumph for the eight-time Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic late-model champion and current point leader.
Justin Weaver recorded a third triumph in the Malloy Ford Late Model Sportsman feature with Mike Corbin leading the final six circuits for his eighth K.Lynn Management Pure Stock victory.
Gary Proctor was back in victory lane for his fifth win in the Mason Dixon Auto Auction Hobby Stocks while Michael Warrenfeltz recorded his first-ever win in the Cochran Auctioneers 4-cylinder feature.
Newberrytown – J.R. Rodriguez picked up his second career Susquehanna Speedway victory by winning the 21-lap late-model feature Saturday Night.
In other action, Gary Potts took the checkered flag for the second time this season in the street-stock 21-lap feature. Mike Wagner II earned his first SSP victory of the season in the PA Sprint Series 20-lap feature, while Travis Horan won the Xtreme Stock Car 21-lap event.
The 15-lap Road Warrior feature was won by Brian Lefebvre while Zakari Kitner claimed the 12-lap mini-van feature, and Michael Gebhart captured the Junmior Road Warrior feature.
Hammett – The Bonnell Collision Center FASTRAK Late Models were the featured class racing for $1,200 to win in an unsanctioned event after FASTRAK cancelled the scheduled regional event.
Max Blair came from fifth at the start to the lead after trading the lead with Bobby Rohrer over the first 11 laps. It was Blair’s third win of the season. In super late-model action, the top two spots were reversed from last week’s finish as Rob Blair defeating his son, Rob Jr., this week.
Defending champion Rich Michael won the E-Mod finale, leading from the drop of the green flag. Chris McGuire earned a trip to victory lane after winning the limited late model feature. Brandon. Groters took over from early-leader Don McGuire with two laps to go after swapping the spot several times, then went on to his fourth feature win of the season. Matt Marcy dominated the challenger feature for his third win of the season.
Path Valley Speedway
SPRING?RUN – The Wingless Super Sportsmen ran the third of six races scheduled at the Path Valley Speedway recently.
Each race has seen a few more drivers and the level of exciting action has also increased each time.
Carmen Perigo won the big race which gives him two wins and a second place in the three races.
Joey Biasi held on to second, just ahead of Adam Wray, who claimed the Hard Charger award. Steve Wilbur ran in the top five all night, finishing fourth and Rick Barr completed the top five.
Heat race wins went to Wilbur and Perigo.
In the mini-stock feature, Mark Grove led the first four laps until losing his left front wheel on a lap five restart. Barry Welch took over the top spot, leading the next three laps. Justin Williamson led laps eight and nine, even though his hood was nearly falling off of his car.
Welch regained the lead on lap 10 and remained in control the rest of the way to secure the win. Josh Group worked past Lyle Barnes in the closing laps to finish second. Williamson faded to fourth and Bill Wentz was credited for fifth. Welch also won the heat race.
Curt Dunn led the first lap of the super-stock feature, but could not hold off Alex Boozel, surrendering the lead on lap two. Shawn Shoemaker ran second until Austin Johnson and Bill Powell went by with about five laps to go.
Johnson took a couple of shots at passing Boozel for the lead, but then had to contend with Powell from behind. This gave Boozel just enough breathing room to score the win. Powell was able to edge out Johnson by a nose at the finish line to claim second. Shoemaker finished fourth and Troy Eckenrode fifth. The heat race was won by Powell.
D.J. Keefer won the heat race and led all twenty laps to win the 4-cylinder thundercar feature. Keefer was followed by Kyle Martin and Justin Rasp. Shane Seville was also on the track with his strictly stock and was the first car to finish, but was not legal to run with the thundercars.
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