DIRT-TRACK RACING: York's Glenndon Forsythe races to sprint-car win at Lincoln Speedway

  • York’s Glenndon Forsythe raced to his first sprint-car win of the season Saturday night at Lincoln.
  • Forsythe’s win, in the 25-lap feature, was worth $3,200.
  • Lance Dewease also earned $3,200 with his sprint win Saturday at Port Royal Speedway.

York’s Glenndon Forsythe raced to his first sprint-car win of the season Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway.

Forsythe’s win, in the 25-lap feature was worth $3,200.

Glenndon Forsythe

Forsythe started second and took the lead at the start, holding it all the way to the finish. Only a crash at the end of the first lap slowed the race.

While Forsythe motored away at the front, a battle was going on as others worked their way forward. Steve Owings ended up finishing second, just ahead of the warring competitors. Point leader Brian Montieth won the war for third over Danny Dietrich, York’s Cory Haas and Freddie Rahmer. Rounding out the top 10 were Jim Siegel, York’s Chase Dietz, Gerard McIntyre Jr. and pole-sitter Dwayne Gutshall.

In the 25-lap, super-sportsman feature, Chad Criswell raced to his first win of the season. Criswell started fifth and took the lead from Frankie Herr on the 11th lap. Mike Enders closed on Criswell at the end, but had to settle for second ahead of Herr, with Kenny Edkin and Fawn Grove’s Paul Miller in the top five.

Rounding out the top 10 were Dillsburg’s Rich Eichelberger, Jay Fannasy, Russ Mitten, Lewisberry’s Scott Dellinger and Steve Wilbur.

Hanover’s Mason Chaney led all 20 laps to claim the Legends feature over Bob Stough. Scott Houdeshell, Spring Grove’s Harlon Leppo and York’s Lucas Montgomery completed the top five.



Dewease motors to Port Royal triumph: Lance Dewease raced to his 104th career Port Royal Speedway sprint-car win Saturday.

Dewease’s win in the 25-lap event was worth $3,200.

Dewease came from the ninth starting spot to take the lead just before 10 laps were completed. Spring Grove’s Greg Hodnett came on late for second, followed by Lucas Wolfe, Dylan Cisney and Blane Heimbach in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Tyler Walker, Carl Bowser, Brock Zearfoss, Kody Lehman and T.J. Stutts.

Gary Stuhler led all 22 laps to claim the late-model feature. The win was the 351st late-model win in Stuhler’s long and productive career. Andy Haus finished second, followed by Tim Smith Jr., Mike Lupfer and Rance Garlock.

Eric Irvin won the econo late-model feature and Bill Powell was the Xtreme stock winner.

Mark Smith victorious at Selinsgrove: Mark Smith won his third race of the season in 360 sprint-car competition at Selinsgrove Speedway Saturday evening.

Smith scored the win over Eric Tomecek, with Davie Franek, Chad Layton and Nate Snyder in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Kevin Nouse, Larry Kelleher, Windsor's Ryan Higgins, Nyle Berkes and Ryan Kissinger.

Hayes Mattern won the late-model feature over Jeff Rine, with Kenny Trevitz, Dover's Gene Knaub and Bryan Bernheisel in the top five.

In the pro-stock feature, Dustin Snook was awarded the win after Kurt Wray's winning car failed post-race tech. Strinestown's Tommy Slanker was second. Bob Bussey won the roadrunner feature.

Dover's Knaub gets unexpected win at Trailway: Friday’s rain storms affected different tracks in different ways.

Williams Grove Speedway was rained out just before warm-ups, while Trailway’s feature winner in the limited-late-model ranks had not even planned on racing there.

Dover’s Gene Knaub was headed to Bedford with his super late model when news came that Bedford was also rained out. Knaub headed home. changed cars in the trailer, and went to Trailway, where he led all 25 laps of the feature. Travis Mease finished second, with Jake Moser, Doug Legum and Larry Neiderer in the top five.

Mike Walls won the feature for the “big-tire” street stocks, with Eric Tripp, Ryan Smith, Kyle Martin and Danny Beard in the top five.

Brian Walls won the feature in Trailway’s regular street-stock class, while Matt Chronister was the limited-stock winner.

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