The weather seems to finally be changing and all area tracks were able to get theirracing programs in over the weekend.
Danny Dietrich got the monkey off his back with his first 410 Sprint car win of the year Friday at Williams Grove Speedway over Lance Dewease, Don Kreitz, Tony Stewart and Logan Schuchart.
Racin’ Jason Covert dominated the 25-lap Late Model feature at the Grove for his second win of the year over Gene Knaub, Jerry Bard, Dan Stone and 15th-starting Tyler Hershey.
Paul Cursey captured a career- first Late Model Sportsman feature win Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway after taking the lead on Lap 14 and driving to the win over Kyle Lear, Sam Gallagher, Justin Weaver and Charlie Schaffer. Frankie Plessinger was 21st.
Tony Catlett picked up the Pure Stock win over Steve Kent, Darrin Younker, Danny Beavers and Kevin Boyer, while Gary Proctor was the Hobby Stock winner over Kenny Thomas, Mark Vegh, James Mills and Joe Rodgers.
Rick Lafferty was the 410 Sprint car winner Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway over Blane Heimbach, Mike Wagner, Doug Esh and Lance Dewease.
Matt Parks was the Late Model winner at the Port over Derrick Casner, Steve Campbell, Marvin Winters and Chad Hollenbeck, while Eric Parker won the PASS 305 Sprint car main over Logan Wagner, Jason Bergstresser, George Riden and Kerry Schanz. Michael Wagner was 11th.
Port Royal Late Model champ Scott Haus took a spectactular crash during the Late Model Main and was air lifted to Hershey Medical Center. He was released Sunday evening with broken ribs and a concussion.
NASCAR Sprint car champion Tony Stewart came away with the Saturday Night ESS 358-360 Sprint car challenge win at Selinsgrove Speedway. Stewart was dominating in the win over Pat Cannon, Mark Smith, TJ Stutts and Jason Shultz.
Coleby Frye won the Late Model feature over Dylan Yoder, Jerry Bard, Andy Haus and Bryan Bernheisel.
Fred Rahmer ended a long winless streak at Lincoln Speedway with his first win of the year and his first there in nearly three years. Rahmer took the win over Alan Krimes, Adam Wilt, Jim Siegel and Brian Montieth.
Ryan Wilson came from eighth to win the Lincoln 358 Sprint car feature over Eric Tomecek, Dale Hammaker, Austin Hogue and Tyler Ross.
Gene Knaub opened Susquehanna Speedway’s season with a 358 Late Model win over Randy Christine Jr., Randy Stoudt, Larry Baer and Chase Billet while Frankie Herr won the Super Sportsman feature over Mike Enders, Rich Eichelberger, Chad Criswell and Carmen Perigo Jr.
Austin Hogue was the Friday night 358 Sprint car winner at Trail-Way Speedway over Jeff Rohrbaugh, Cris Eash, Robbie Kendall and Zach Eucalano.