2010-09-02 / Sports

Racing Roundup

By Brad Vores

Alan Sagi posted a big win in Saturday’s Shorty Bowers Bull Durham Championship for Late Models at Hagerstown Speedway.

Sagi started third in the feature and took the lead with 10 laps to go from Jamie Lathroum and drove off for his second win of the season over Lathroum, Gary Stuhler, Jerry Bard and Tyler Hershey.

Ashley Barrett won for the second time this season in Late Model Sportsman action as he led the final 15 laps to win over Justin Weaver, Steve Axtell Jr., Andy Fries and Scott Palmer.

Darrin Younker won his second Pure Stock Main over Dave Stouffer Jr., Danny Beavers, Brian Miller and Mike Warrenfeltz.

Tyler Walker was on a mission Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway as he raced to his first career 410 Sprint car feature win in impressive fashion over Lance Dewease, Brian Montieth, Brent Marks and Fred Rahmer.

Mark Smith win the URC 360/358 Sprint Challenge over Pat Cannon, Aaron Ott, Blane Heimbach and Daryn Pittman.

John Rudisill and Lance Dewease split Twin 20-lap features for 410 Sprints Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.

Rudisill’s first career win came in the first feature as he led all the way over Danny Dietrich, Brian Montieth, Brad McClelland and Johnny Mackison, while Dewease used a slide job with two laps remaining to take the second 20-lap win over Aaron Ott, Montieth, Dietrich and Brent Marks.

For the 14th time this season, Pat Cannon drove to victory in Saturday night’s 25- lap 358 Sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway, where the win was his ninth overall at the track this season and 25th career win at the track. He took the win over Blane Heimbach, Walter, Davie Franek and Kevin Nouse.

Coleby Frye came home with his second 25-lap Late Model win with a final lap pass for the lead and scored the win over Jim Yoder, Tony Adams, Dylan Yoder and Jeff Rine.

Two weeks after returning to his family owned team, Paul Miller wasted no time in making the return trip to victory lane after winning Saturday night’s Super Sportsman feature at Williams Grove Speedway. Miller took the win over points leader Carmen Periogo, Jr. Ryan Rupp, Joey Biasi and Rich Eichelberger.

Bobby Beard won for the second time in 358 Late Model action over Charlie Schaffer, Wes Alleman, Craig Wagaman and Gene Knaub.

Mifflintown’s Josh Dressler added his name to the first-time feature winners at Port Royal Speedway after leading all 25 laps in Saturday night’s feature. The nephew of track all-timeleading winner Keith Kauffman scored the win over Greg Hodnett, Todd Shaffer, Mike Erdley and points leader Chad Layton. Mike Wagner finished eighth.

Waylon Wagner won the 33-lap Butch Reninger Memorial for Late Models and the $2,200 payday that went with the big win. He scored the win over 2010 Late Model track champion Scott Haus, Gary Beward, Jere Wierman and Tim Gray.

Connecticut driver Michael Ruttcamp scored his first career 358 Sprint car win Friday at Trail-Way Speedway. Ruttcamp took the lead on Lap 7 and held off Cris Eash for the win, with Joe Trone Jr., Aaron Spahr and Randy Davis Jr. the top five.

Derek Byler scored his third Late Model win of the year Friday at Bedford Speedway over Coleby Frye, Greg Fetters, Tyler Hershey and Jeff Rine. Tim Smith Jr. was the Limited Late Model winner over Rick Singleton, DJ Troutman, Matt Sponaugle and Mike Altobelli, Jr.

Randy Christine Jr. was the Late Model winner Saturday at Susquehanna Speedway Park over Larry Baer, Justin Ehrhart, Bob Minnich and Sterling Kinard.

We move into the month of September this week with a huge weekend of racing on the slate as well as PSU football kickoff Saturday in Happy Valley. The Jack Gunn Triple 20s for 410 Sprints are on the agenda at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night, while the track returns Sunday night with the Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 Sprints. Port Royal will be in action in conjunction with the Juniata County Fair with Saturday’s final points races and then the Labor Day Classic on Monday. Hagerstown has the 44-lap McBee/Hays Championship for Late Models this weekend, while Bedford has the Labor Day Classic for Late Models Friday night. But we’re definitely looking forward to opening day in Beaver Stadium this weekend! So until next time, email reaches me at Bvores@comcast.net.

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