2010-04-22 / Sports

Racing Roundup

By Brad Vores

McConnellsburg’s Marvin Winters became the third different winner in Late Model competition this season at Hagerstown Speedway after he captured Saturday night’s feature win.

Winters started fourth and took the lead on lap two of the 25-lap event and never looked back despite a final lap caution.

Aboard the Tex Shaffer #46 machine, Winters was able to hold on to the final lap restart for his 24th career track win over Dylan Yoder, Frankie Plessinger, JT Spence and Roy Deese Jr., with Alan Sagi, Jim Yoder, Billy Wampler, Andy Anderson and James Myers completing the top 10. Mercersburg’s Brent Smith was 11th and Tyler Hershey 18th.

Pete Weaver claimed the win in the Late Model sportsman feature over Kyle Lear, Steve Axtell Jr., Michael Collins and Andy Fries, while Steve Lowery took the win in pure stock action over Kenny Dillon, Charlie Pen-singer, Mike Warrenfeltz and Danny Beavers.

Danny Dietrich gave new car owner Gary Kauffman his first career 410 Sprint car feature win Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway as he led all 25 laps of the event over Brad McClelland, Aaron Ott, Lance Dewease and Mark Smith.

Jeff Rohrbaugh won his second 20-lap 358 Sprint car feature of the season at Lincoln over Jason Clauss, John Barnett, Doug Hammaker and Dale Hammaker.

Russ Mitten dominated Saturday night’s Super Sportsman feature at Williams Grove Speedway in his first win of the year over Leroy Martin, Frankie Herr, Rich Eichelberger and Chad Criswell.

Gene Knaub scored the win in the Grove’s 358 Late Model feature over Craig Wagaman, Bobby Beard, Matt Nailor and Gene Wrightstone.

Harrisonville’s Michael Wagner won the PA 305 Sprint car feature at Williams Grove over Rodney Westhafer, Nathan Gramely, Randy Kaylor and Logan Wagner, who is still in Florida earning his pilot’s license.

Larry Baer won Saturday’s 358 Late Model main at Susquehanna Speedway Park over Gary Potts, Kyle Saylor, John Groft and Randy Christine Jr. while Randy Zechman took the Street Stock win.

Justin Collett was the URC Sprint car winner at Delaware International Speedway Saturday over Kevin Welsh, Curt Michael, JJ Grasso and Randy West.

Friday night racing programs at Williams Grove, Bedford and Trail-Way speedways were all rained out, while Port Royal and Selinsgrove speedways both canceled Saturday night racing programs.

Chris Madden picked up the big $25,000 payday in Saturday night’s Commonwealth 100 World of Outlaws Late Model main at Virginia Motor Speedway. Madden became the eighth different winner in as many WoO Late Model mains this season and his win came over Jimmy Owens, Jonathon Davenport, Steve Francis and Shane Clanton.

That’s a wrap on another weekend of racing as we hope the weather soon turns warm and stays warm! Email me at Bvores@comcast.net.

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