DIRT-TRACK RACING: Danny Dietrich gets seventh Lincoln Speedway triumph of season
- Danny Dietrich earned his seventh Lincoln Speedway win of the season Saturday.
- Dietrich took home a total of $3,769 for his triumph.
- Dietrich charged from the 11th starting spot to earn the win.
Danny Dietrich raced to his seventh Lincoln Speedway win of the season on Saturday evening, Aug. 26.
For Dietrich, who started 11th, the hard-charger bonus, plus money added by the Chris Glatfelter family and the McSherrystown Moose Lodge, pushed his win total for the evening to $3,769.
Dietrich charged from that 11th starting spot to take the lead from pole-sitter Scott Fisher on the 12th of 25 laps. He held the lead until the first turn of the final lap, when 12th-place starter Brian Montieth slipped by in heavy lapped traffic. In the next set of turns, Dietrich used the lapped cars to regain the lead and the win.
Montieth had to settle for second, with Fawn Grove’s Matt Campbell in third, followed by Alan Krimes and Freddie Rahmer in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Brandon Rahmer, York’s Cory Haas, Dover’s Chad Trout, Hanover’s Tim Wagaman and Gerard McIntyre Jr.
Last-lap heroics worked for Doug Hammaker in the 25-lap 358 sprint feature. After leader Chase Dietz of York suffered a flat tire with two laps to go, it set up a battle that saw Hammker and Jeff Halligan slip by Hanover’s Troy Wagaman Jr. on the final lap. Wagaman, who had started 17th, had to settle for third ahead of Tyler Ross and Cody Fletcher. Rounding out the top 10 were Kyle Denmyer, Dillsburg’s Chris Frank, Steve Drevicki, York’s Trey Hivner and Hellam’s Adrian Shaffer.
Bob Stough earned his first win of the season in the 20-lap Legends feature. Stough took the lead from Mason Chaney on the 13th lap and went on to edge York’s Lucas Montogomery for the win. Chaney finished third, with Travis McClelland and Donnie Leiby in the top five.
Zearfoss sets record at Port Royal: Brock Zearfoss won his third in a row in the 25-lap sprint-car feature at Port Royal Speedway Saturday, Aug. 26.
Zearfoss set a new 25-lap track record of 7 minutes, 22.973 seconds to earn $3,200 and become the only sprint-car winner at the Port during August.
Zearfoss started eighth and took the lead from Jared Esh with eight laps to go. Blane Heimbach finished second, with Esh, Daryl Stimeling and Carl Bowser in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Lucas Wolfe, A.J. Flick, T.J. Stutts, Dylan Cisney and Trenton Sheaffer.
Defending track champion Andy Haus got his first win of the season in the late-model feature. Devin Friese finished second, followed by Tim Wilson, Dover’s Gene Knaub and Mike Lupfer in the top five.
Jeff Miller won the 305 sprint feature over Scott Ellerman, Cale Reigle, Tyler Reeser and Ken Duke.
Derrick Garmen was the econo late model winner.
Dellinger victorious at Susquehanna: Lewisberry’s Scott Dellinger won the super-sportsman feature at Susquehanna Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 26.
Dellinger started eighth and took the lead on the eighth of 25 laps. With the win, Dellinger assumes the point lead. Another title contender, Russ Mitten, finished second, followed by former point leader Kenny Edkin, Doug Dodson and Jay Fannasy in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Fawn Grove’s Paul Miller, Chris Meleason, Mike Enders, Dillsburg’s Rich Eichelberger and Davey Walsh.
Dover’s Chase Billet got his first win of the season in the limited-late-model event. York Haven’s Justin Ehrhart finished second, followed by Randy Stoudt, Manchester’s Randy Christine Jr. and York’s Sam Rial.
Joey Hoffer won the street-stock feature over Craig Morgan, Randy Zechman, Ryan Smith and Jim Palm.
Manchester’s Patrick McClane was the Xtreme stock winner.
Carberry shines at Selinsgrove: Adam Carberry got his first career Selinsgrove Speedway 360 sprint win Saturday, Aug. 26.
Seventh-place finisher Davie Franek wrapped up the track title.
Carberry won over Cody Keller, with Michael Walter, Jason Shultz and Eric Tomecek in the top five. Chad Layton, Franek, Ryan Kissinger, Derek Locke and Colby Womer completed the top 10.
Dover’s Coleby Frye won the late-model feature over Jeff Rine, with Dylan Yoder, Chad Hollenbeck and Tony Adams in the top five. Adams and sixth-place-finisher Hayes Mattern ended the point season tied for the point championship.
A.J. Hoffman outdueled Brad Mitch to win the pro-stock feature, while point leader Tommy Slanker, of Strinestown, finished third.
Bob Bussey won the roadrunner feature.
Buckwalter excels at Williams Grove: Steve Buckwalter led all 25 laps Friday, Aug. 25, to win the sprint-car feature at Williams Grove Speedway.
Buckwalter’s first win of the season was worth $3,600. York’s Cory Haas finished second, with Brock Zearfoss, Lucas Wolfe and Freddie Rahmer in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Alan Krimes, Kody Lehman, Dillsburg’s Anthony Macri, Brian Montieth and Rick Lafferty.
Cody Keller got his first Williams Grove win in the 358 sprint feature. Kevin Nouse finished second, followed by Brett Wanner, Dover’s Chad Trout, Hanover’s Troy Wagaman Jr., Steve Owings, York’s Chase Dietz, Phil Walter, Dillsburg’s Chris Frank and Brent Shearer.
Yoders dominate at Clinton County: The limited-late-model feature at Clinton County Speedway on Friday, Aug. 25, produced an interesting finish.
Dylan Yoder scored the win over his cousin, Andrew Yoder, with Dylan’s father, Jim Yoder, in third.
Tyler Reeser won the 305 sprint feature over Kyle Ganoe, Kyle Smith, Ken Duke and Dale Schweikert.
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