Satterlee wins at Port Royal
Area auto racing
PORT ROYAL — On Sunday night, Gregg Satterlee picked up a $10,000 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory Sunday on a chilly evening at the Port Royal Speedway for the River Valley 40.
Satterlee took advantage of contact between Kyle Larson and Earl Pearson Jr. that saw Larson spin and Pearson head to the pits with a mechanical issue to inherit the top spot and lead the final 15 laps to claim the victory for the Krill Recycling, LLC Port Royal locals.
Pearson Jr was the night’s $250 Lauver’s Concessions Fast Time Award winner, and he followed that up by dominating in his heat race to claim the pole position for the A-main event.
In Limited Late Model action; Devin Hart held off a hard-charging Dillan Stake and Andrew Yoder to pick up his first Ford Limited Late Model victory of the 2022 racing season Saturday evening. The win was worth $1,500.
On Saturday, Logan Wagner and Anthony Macri crossed the finish line at 1-2 in Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car competition for the second consecutive weekend as Wagner picked up his 13th career victory.
For the second consecutive season, Jason Shultz piloted the Ritter Racing No. 35 360 Sprint Car to an April victory with the United Racing Club at Port Royal Speedway.
Doug Dodson scored his first career Port Royal Speedway victory during the 2022 season debut for the PennsValley MeatMarket PA Sprint Series 305 Sprint Cars Saturday night in dominating fashion over Domenic Melair and Kenny Heffner.
Abbottstown — Buddy Kofoid has been running the Central PA circuit early this season, and the California driver made his first win in Central PA a big one. Kofoid’s first win was Saturday’s $6,900 Weldon Sterner Memorial.
Kofoid scored his first win in Central PA, by crossing the line 1.035 seconds ahead of Freddie Rahmer.
Hayden Miller and Justin Foster shared the front row for the 358-Sprint car 20-lap feature on Saturday night. Miller led the field into turn 1 but Foster was right there using a higher line.
Next Saturday, Lincoln Speedway is back in action with Golf Cart Services for 410 Sprint Cars and the 358 Sprint Cars. Racing starts at 7 p.m.