Abreu wins at Lincoln for his second straight USAC Midget victory in Pa.


Rico Abreu scored his second straight Pennsylvania USAC Midget victory on Wednesday evening at Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown.

Abreu collected $3,500 for his win the thrilling 30-lap feature event.

Jerry Coons Jr. and Bryan Clauson swapped the lead several times during the first 26 laps of the race, before Clauson took control on the 26th lap, only to have Abreu make a daring outside move on the 29th lap to take the lead. Clauson finished second, with Tracy Hines, Kevin Thomas Jr. and Alex Bright in the top five.

Coons slipped to sixth, followed by Steve Buckwalter, Spencer Bayston, Tyler Thomas and Brenden Bright.

Abreu also won Tuesday evening's USAC feature at Path Valley Speedway.

Abreu scored the win over Christopher Bell, with Kevin Thomas Jr. finishing third. Rounding out the top five were Bayston and Coons.

In the wingless super sportsman feature, Russ Mitten was the winner over Steve Wilbur, with Stan Wanner, Tracy Readinger and Todd Leonard in the top five.

The USAC Midget Eastern Storm will continue Thursday night at Susquehanna Speedway Park in northern York County.

Grove to donate money to Campbell family: This Saturday, Williams Grove Speedway's Saturday Night Series will donate its half of the 50/50 money to the family of James Campbell Jr. Last week Campbell lost his life in a sprint car crash during a Friday evening practice session. Campbell's No. 31 was well known throughout the racing region