2009-05-07 / Sports

Racing Roundup

By Brad Vores

Andy Anderson became the seventh different Late Model winner this season at Hagerstown Speedway after taking the win on Saturday night.

Anderson took the lead on lap six and drove off from the field for the win over Mike Lupfer, Roy Deese Jr., Big Cove Tannery's Frankie Plessinger and Mc- Connellsburg's Marvin Winters.

Mercersburg's Andy Fries raced to his second win of the year in the Late Model Sportsman feature over Derek Byler, Nick Pappas, Terry Flaherty and James Myers.

Darrin Younker topped pure stock competition over Bobby Franklin, Hans Stamberg, Dave Stouffer and Steve Lowery, while Mark Vegh won the Enduro Dash over Kenny Thomas, Derek Riley, Matt Smith and Danny Holmes.

Fred Rahmer reached the 500-win milestone with a win in Saturday's All-Star Sprint car main at Lincoln Speedway. Rahmer has 401 Sprint car wins and 99 Modified wins. He took the lead on lap 14 and held on for the $5,000 payday over Doug Esh, Brian Leppo, Alan Krimes and Dale Blaney.

Rich Eichelberger won his first Super Sportsman feature of the season Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway over Frankie Herr, Jay Fannasy, Paul Miller and Leroy Martin.

Bernie Beard won the 358 Late Model feature at the Grove over Charlie Schaffer, Scott Ellerman, Mike Spangler and Travis Mease, while Kory Sites was the Street Stock winner for a second straight week.

Todd Shaffer moved into second place on the all-time Port Royal Speedway win list with a win Saturday night over Rick Lafferty, Keith Kauffman, Alan Cole and Jeff Van Dusen. Harrisonville's Mike Wagner finished ninth.

Tim Gray won the Late Model feature over Gary Berward, Bob Dunn, Tim Wilson and Scott Haus.

Kevin Nouse topped Selinsgrove Speedway 358 Sprint car action Saturday night, winning over Blane Heimbach, TJ Stutts, Jason Shultz and Matt Heimbach, while Jeff Smith won a race-long battle with Jeff Rine to score the Late Model win over Rine, Steve Campbell, Tony Adams and Dan Stone.

Travis McClelland captured the 358 Late Model feature win Saturday at Susquehanna Speedway Park over Chase Billet, Randy Christine Jr., Steve Billet and Carl Graves.

Friday night racing at Williams Grove, Bedford, Trail- Way and Path Valley Speedways was canceled because of rain.

The All-Stars are in town for three races this weekend, with a Friday night event at Williams and two nights of action at Port Royal on Saturday and Sunday. Until next week, e-mail reaches me at Bvores@aol.com

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