DIRT TRACK RACING: Brandon Rahmer picks up first career sprint car win at Lincoln
Brandon Rahmer raced to his first career sprint car win Saturday at Lincoln Speedway. The third generation racer earned $3200 for his victory at the track where his father owns 169 career sprint car wins.
Rahmer started second and trailed polesitter Steve Owings for the first two laps before taking over the top spot. He stayed there for the remainder of the 25-lap event despite numerous happenings.
Track point leader Brian Montieth offered several challenges over the closing laps, but the youngster was up to those challenges. Earlier, the winner's brother, Freddie Rahmer, was racing second when he and Monteith tangled, sending Freddie Rahmer into the fence, and collecting fourth place runner JJ Grasso.
Montieth finished second, with Danny Dietrich third. Owings and Dover's Austin Hogue completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Gerard McIntyre Jr, Robbie Kendall, York's Cory Haas, Alan Krimes and Jim Siegel.
Ralph Morgan won the limited late model feature, leading all 20 laps to best Shaun Jones. Dover's Gene Knaub was third followed by Eric Irvin and Stoverstown's Cam Zeigler.
Kory Sites bested manchester's Mike Potts to win the street stock feature, with Doug Bennett, Bob Scott Jr. and Michelle Walls in the top five.
Other dirt track racing
Port Royal: Spring Grove's Greg Hodnett collected his 17th overall win of the season in Saturday's sprint car feature at Port Royal. Hodnett collected $3200 for his victory.
Hodnett started seventh, and took the lead on the 11th lap. Lance Dewease finished second, with Lucas Wolfe in third. Dylan Cisney and Davey Sammons completed the top five. Rounding out the top ten were Brock Zearfoss, Mike Wagner, Rick lafferty, Mike Erdley, and Ryan Taylor.
Dover's Chad Trout won the super sportsman feature with Bobby Hockenberry in second. Rounding out the top ten were Gregg Foster, lewisberry's Scott Dellinger, Russ Mitten, Frankie Herr, Tony Jackson, Dillsburg's Rich Eichelberger, Mike Enders, and Jay Fannasy.
Tim Smith Jr was the late model winner over Mike Lupfer, Tim Wilson, Matt parks, and Trent Brenneman.
Williams Grove: Hogue won a spirited battle with Haas to win Friday's sprint car feature at the Grove. Hogue collected $4010 for the win in the 25 lap sprint car feature.
Hogue started second, and led the first 15 laps before Haas worked his way into the lead in heavy lapped traffic. On the final lap, Hogue returned the favor, slipping back past Haas in heavy lapped traffic. Haas finished second, with Steve Buckwalter, Hodnett, Dietrich, Montieth, Brent Marks, Zearfoss, Herr, and Dewease in the top ten,
Hellam's Adrian Shaffer pulled off a last lap pass of a faultering kevin Nouse to win the 358 sprint event. Nouse finished second despite a broken front wing mount, with York's Chase Dietz in third. Fawn Grove's matt Campbell, Dillsburg's Cody Fairchok, Chandler Leiby, Doug Hammaker, Eichelberger, Matt Findley and Nyle Berkes completed the top ten.
Selinsgrove: T. J. Stutts won the battle and the war on Saturday, as his win in the 360 sprint feature also allowed him to clinch the track point title. Jason Shultz finished second with Ryan Kissinger, Steve Collins and Nate Snyder in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Larry Kelleher, Kevin Albert, Eric Parker, Brian Nornhold and Charlie Anderson.
Jeff Rine scored his 96th career late model win at Selinsgrove over Dover's Coleby Frye. Steve Campbell, Dan Stone and Jim Yoder completed the top five.
Andrew Shoop was the prostock winner.
Trailway: Cody Fletcher raced to his second Trailway 358 sprint feature win of the season Friday. Fletcher's win came over Hanover's Issac Sneeringer, with Brad McClelland, Spring Grove's Dwight leppo and Dillsburg's Chris Frank in the top five. Rounding out the top ten were David Holbrook, Spring Grove's Zach Eucalano, Brandon Noel, York's Lucas Montgomery and Bob Anderson.
Hayden Miller was the 600cc micro sprint winner over Brad Weber, Hannah riser, Travis Scott and Tyler Walton.
Brian Walls was the street stock winner and Steve Clemo won the classic car feature.
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