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Former NASCAR standout Kyle Larson sweeps weekend World of Outlaws' races at Port Royal

BRYAN HOUSEHOLDER
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Kyle Larson is seen after winning Saturday's World of Outlaws race at Port Royal Speedway.
  • Kyle Larson won two World of Outlaws' races at Port Royal Speedway over the weekend.
  • Larson earned $8,000 for his Friday win and $15,000 for his Saturday win.
  • Larson now has 40 dirt-track wins this season. He now has 20 career wins with the Outlaws.

Former NASCAR standout Kyle Larson dominated the World of Outlaws' Nittany Showdown weekend at Port Royal Speedway.

Larson collected two more victories at the Juniata County track to push his season win total up to 40. Friday’s victory netted him $8,000, while Saturday’s win was worth $15,000.

Saturday's victory marked his 20th career Outlaws victory. It was also the third time he’s swept an Outlaws doubleheader weekend in 2020.

Friday, Larson led all 25 laps in defeating Danny Dietrich for the win. Sheldon Haudenschild finished third that night, with Gio Scelzi and Brock Zearfoss in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 Friday were Dillsburg’s Anthony Macri, Donny Schatz, David Gravel, Freddie Rahmer and Kerry Madsen.

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It took Larson a little longer got get the lead on Saturday. Lance Dewease led the opening laps of the 30-lap event before Larson took the top spot on lap 11. Later, Brent Marks would offer a serious challenge, but Larson held sway to pick up the win. Marks, Dewease, Hanover’s Logan Schuchart and Haudenschild completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Scelzi, Zearfoss, Brad Sweet, Carson Macedo and Logan Wagner.

Derek Hauck topped the 305 sprint feature over Larry McVey, Devin Adams, Ken Duke Jr. and Christian Rumsey.

OTHER DIRT-TRACK RACING

Meleason triumphs at BAPS: Chris Meleason scored his second win of the season Saturday in super-sportsman competition at BAPS Motor Speedway.

Meleason took the win at the northern York County track over Frankie Herr, with Kenny Edkin, Lewisberry’s Scott Dellinger and Mike Enders in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Troy Rhome, John Edkin, Ryan Rutz, Timmie Barrick and Chase Gutshall.

Donnie Farling led all 20 laps to win the limited-late-model feature. Troy Miller finished second, with Ben Whitaker, Alan Sagi and Dover’s Chase Billet in the top five.

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Scott Houdeshell was the Legends winner over Travis McClelland, Greg Burd, Richie Dobson and Craley’s Bill Diehl.

Mike Walls picked up the win in the make-up event for the street stocks. Jasen Geesaman, York’s Sam Rial, Jim Palm and Kyle Saylor followed. In the regularly scheduled event, it was Dover’s Bud Witmer scoring the win over Rial, Geesaman, Eric Tripp and Tan Wanner.

Tim Fedder won a make-up event for the Mid-Atlantic Modifieds, followed by Ray Kable Jr. and Justin Cullum. Cullum came back to win the regularly scheduled event over Michael Altobelli and Kable.

Henry, Reutzel win All Star events: The All Stars concluded their season over the weekend in Fremont, Ohio. 

Friday, Cap Henry took the win over Cole Duncan, Cory Eliason, Ian Madsen and Shane Stewart.

Saturday, Aaron Reutzel wrapped the season championship with the win over Duncan, Henry, Hunter Schurenberg and Greg Wilson.

Reach Bryan Householder at sports@yorkdispatch.com.