DIRT-TRACK RACING: Lance Dewease beats All Stars twice in one weekend
- Lance Dewease beat the All Star drivers twice over the weekend at Williams Grove and Port Royal.
- Dewease earned $5,000 for each of his wins in Tony Stewart's touring series.
- Freddie Rahmer got his first win of the season on Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.
Lance Dewease bested the touring All Star Circuit of Champions twice over the weekend.
Dewease won at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night and at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night. Each race win against Tony Stewart's drivers was worth $5,000.
At the Grove, Dewease started 13th and didn’t take the lead from Brock Zearfoss until the 24th of 30 laps. Zearfoss would finish second, with Danny Dietrich in third. Dover’s Chad Trout and Chad Kemenah would complete the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Dillsburg’s Anthony Macri, Spring Grove’s Greg Hodnett, Jac Haudenschild, Mark Smith and Freddie Rahmer.
In the Grove’s 305 sprint feature, Austin Bishop led all 20 laps for the win over Drew Ritchey. Ken Duke, Zach Newlin and Darren Miller completed the top five.
At the Port, Dewease started fifth and took the lead from Aaron Reutzel on the 21st lap. Reutzel finished second, with early race leader Macri in third. Steve Buckwalter and Hodnett completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Mike Wagner, Dylan Cisney, Ryan Smith, Daryn Pittman and Ryan Taylor.
Jeff Rine led all 25 laps to win the opening leg of the Route 35 Moonshine Camo late-model series. Andy Haus followed Rine to the line, with Dover’s Gene Knaub in third. Dylan Yoder and Alex Feree completed the top five.
Sunday’s All Star event at Bedford was canceled by rain.
Freddie Rahmer wins at Lincoln: Freddie Rahmer got his first win of the season in Saturday’s 25-lap, sprint-car feature at Lincoln Speedway.
Rahmer’s win was worth $3,600.
Rahmer started seventh in the event, which saw pole-sitter Dan Shetler get the jump on outside front row starter Brian Montieth. Shetler led the first seven laps of the event before Rahmer swept past both Montieth and Shetler to take command. In the closing stages of the event Montieth hounded Rahmer, drawing alongside entering the final turn, but Rahmer was up to the challenge to score the win over Montieth.
Alan Krimes, York’s Cory Haas, and Tyler Ross completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Jim Siegel, Lewisberry’s Kyle Moody, York’s Glenndon Forsythe, Trout and Brandon Rahmer.
Veteran racer Steve Wilbur led all 20 laps of the 358 sprint feature to score the win. York’s Chase Dietz drew alongside Wilbur numerous times during the event, but was unable to complete the pass and had to settle for second. Ashley Cappetta, Jeff Halligan and Steve Drevicki completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Hanover’s Troy Wagaman Jr., Kenny Kuhn, Dillsburg’s Brie Hershey, Steve Owings and Dillsburg’s Chris Arnold.
Kory Sites won the 20-lap, street-stock feature over Randy Zechman. Ryan Smith, Josh Bloom and Joey Hoffer completed the top five.
Lewisberry's Dellinger takes BAPS win: Lewisberry’s Scott Dellinger won a knock-down, drag-out battle with Frankie Herr to claim the super-sportsman victory at BAPS Motor Speedway Saturday.
The win was the first of the season for the defending track champion.
Dellinger got the lead from Chad Criswell on the 13th of 25 laps, lost it to Herr on the 22nd lap and regained the top spot from Herr after contact on the final lap. Herr finished second, followed by Russ Mitten, Doug Dodson and Fawn Grove’s Paul Miller in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Nate Young, Jay Fannasy, Mike Enders, Dillsburg’s Rich Eichelberger and Chase Gutshall.
Zach Newlin claimed the 305 sprint win over Darren Miller. Rounding out the top five were Stephanie Dodson, Ken Duke and Nick Sweigart.
Alex Updegraff topped Patrick McClane in the Xtreme stock-car feature.
Franek wins at Selinsgrove: Defending track champion Davie Franek opened the season at Selinsgrove Speedway with the win in the 25-lap, 360 sprint-car feature.
Franek bested Mark Smith for the win. Ryan Kissinger finished third, followed by Troy Betts and Chad Layton in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Jason Shultz, Mike Walter II, Derek Locke, Eric Tomecek and Mallie Shuster.
Bernheisel victorious at Hagerstown: Bryan Bernheisel won Saturday’s 20-lap, late-model feature at Hagerstown Speedway.
Bernheisel was followed by Marvin Winters, Scott Palmer, Brian Booze and Justin Kann in the top five.
Justin Weaver won the late-model-sportsman feature over Hanover’s Bobby Beard. James Lichliter, Rodney Walls and Robbie Black completed the top five.
Doug Hoffman was the pure-stock winner and Jonathan Riley won the hobby-stock event.
Owings leads way at Trailway: Steve Owings pulled off an exciting victory in the 358 sprint feature at Trailway Speedway on Friday.
Owings slipped by David Holbrook on the final turn for the win. Holbrook was second, followed by Mike Bittinger, Cody Fletcher and J.B. Cunningham in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were York’s Glenndon Forsythe, Kenny Kuhn, Steve Kisamore, Austin Treuchet and Jake Galloway.
Aaron Beard won the street-stock feature.
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