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Sunday, August 30, 2015

BRANDON RAHMER HOLDS OFF MONTIETH TO SCORE FIRST CAREER WIN AT LINCOLN


ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 8/29/2015 –Another historic night at Lincoln Speedway saw the next generation of Rahmers pull into victory lane, as Brandon Rahmer held off the late-race challenges of Lincoln points leader Brian Montieth to score his first career “410” sprint car win.

“I was trying to run my ass off to keep away from them,” said Rahmer when asked whether he knew if Montieth and 12th-starting Danny Dietrich were running second and third behind him, “I kept my speed up top. I didn’t know if Brian had enough to slide up in front of me going into three. That’s how Danny (Dietrich) got me the other two times I was in the front here. But I finally got to stand up here.”

“I was lucky enough to draw a good pill and start up front for the feature and it finally paid off,” added Rahmer.

Handicapping placed the Rahmer brothers on the outside of the front two rows for the feature. Polesitter Steve Owings took the lead at the outset and led the first two laps, with Freddie dropping back to fifth at outset and Robbie Kendall and Tim Glatfelter moving into third and fourth.

Brandon caught Owings for the lead on lap three and led the rest of the way, with plenty of action in behind. Freddie recovered to advance to second after catching Owings on lap eight.

As the Rahmer brothers led, tenth-starting Brian Montieth and leading Lincoln feature winner and 12th-starting Danny Dietrich were methodically working their way through the field.

Montieth caught Grasso for third on lap 12 and chased down Freddie by the 17th lap. He and Freddie made contact exiting turn four of that lap, pitching Freddie into the outside guardrail on the front stretch and ending Freddie’s night. Also caught up in the crash was fourth-place Grasso and Randy Bachman.

Montieth never stopped and assumed second for the restart, with Owings third and Dietrich fourth. One lap later, Dietrich disposed of Owings and made it a three-car race to the checkered.

Though he pulled alongside several times, Montieth was never able to get by the Miller Brothers Chevrolet/Wege Pretzels/ARAN Trading #88. Rahmer’s final margin of victory was .53 seconds, with Dietrich a close third, Owings fourth, and Friday night Williams Grove winner Austin Hogue fifth.

Rounding out the top ten were 20th-starting Gerard McIntyre, Jr., Kendall, Cory Haas, 19th-starting Alan Krimes, and 22nd-starting Jimmy Siegel.

Heats for the 26 410’s were won by Montieth, Kyle Moody, and Kendall, with Krimes winning the consolation.


Mt. Union’s Ralph Morgan scored his eighth win of the year in the “358” late model feature event, crossing a convincing 3.53 seconds ahead of Shaun Jones. It was the first career Lincoln win for Morgan, who has already won five races at Hesston and a race each at Hagerstown and Path Valley this year.

Gene Knaub was third, with Eric Irvin and Cam Zeigler completing the top five.

The event was marred by a 14-car pile-up which blocked the track in turn three of the first lap.

Heats for the 26 358 Late Models were won by Morgan, Brad Shank, and Shaun Jones, with Dan Zechman winning the consolation.

Kory Sites claimed his first win in five years in the 20-lap street stock feature. Sites, who came out of retirement by running a few events last year, started on the front row and followed polesitter Jason Townsend for the first three laps. He wrestled the lead on lap four and held off Mike Potts over the final 15 laps.

Third through fifth were Doug Bennett, Bob Scott, Jr., and Michelle Walls.

Heats for the 26 Street Stocks were won by Townsend, Sites, and Bennett.

Next Saturday night, September 5th at 7 PM, Lincoln will host the J.L. Howard Memorial featuring the final point race of the season for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints. In addition, the 358 Sprints will be competing in another Trail-Way/Lincoln “Shootout” weekend event. Rounding out the evening will be the Super Sportsman and FIREWORKS. Gates will open at 5 PM with racing action getting underway at 7 PM.

To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway's website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania's "Premier" Saturday night race track - The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.
RACE RESULTS
Saturday, August 29, 2015
LINCOLN SPEEDWAY
Abbottstown, PA
APPLE CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM OF HANOVER NIGHT
LAWRENCE CHEVROLET 410 SPRINTS
410 SPRINT FEATURE FINISH (25 laps) – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 21-Brian Montieth; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 35-Steve Owings; 5. 52-Austin Hogue; 6. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 7. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 8. 11C-Cory Haas; 9. 87-Alan Krimes; 10. 59-Jim Siegel; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody; 12. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 13. 21-Scott Fisher; 14. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 15. 21K-Kyle Pruitt; 16. 5-Colby Womer; 17. 44-Chase Dietz; 18. 3B-Randy Baughman; 19. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 20. 37-JJ Grasso (DNF); 21. 1*-Tim Wagaman (DNF); 22. 74-Dwayne Gutshall (DNF); 23. 49H-Bradley Howard (DNF); 24. 45-Kevin Nagy (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Steve Owings (1-2), Brandon Rahmer (3-25)

410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 21K-Kyle Pruitt; 5. 3B-Randy Baughman; 6. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 7. 87-Alan Krimes; 8. 59-Jim Siegel; 9. 49H-Bradley Howard. Time – 2:21.977

410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 99M-Kyle Moody; 2. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 3. 11C-Cory Haas; 4. 39-Tim Glatfelter; 5. 45-Kevin Nagy; 6. 44-Chase Dietz; 7. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 8. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 9. 10-Zach Eucalano. Time – 2:26.438

410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 2. 37-JJ Grasso; 3. 52-Austin Hogue; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 5. 74-Dwayne Gutshall; 6. 21T-Scott Fisher; 7. 5-Colby Womer; DNS – 8-Billy Dietrich. Time – 2:29.598

410 Sprint Consolation Finish (10 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 16-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 3. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 4. 59-Jim Siegel; 5. 5-Colby Womer; 6. 49H-Bradley Howard; 7. 10-Zach Eucalano. Time – 2:34.372

358 LATE MODELS
358 LATE MODEL FINISH (20 laps) – 1. 44-Ralph Morgan; 2. 2M-Shaun Jones; 3. 1-Gene Knaub; 4. 87-Eric Irvin; 5. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 6. 57-Brad Shank; 7. 116-Travis Mease; 8. 5J-Chad Julius; 9. 51-Jake Jones; 10. 08-Zach Kauffman; 11. 2Z-Dan Zechman; 12. 121-Larry Neiderer; 13. 7-Pat Beard; 14. 33-Craig Smith; 15. 19L-Dave Latsha; 16. 24-Dalton Bigler; 17. 67-Tommy Slanker (DNF); 18. 25-Sam Gallagher (DNF); 19. 1W-Billy Wampler (DNF); 20. 5-Charles Potts (DNF); 21. NINE-Ron Kline (DNF); 22. 50-Jason Smith (DNF); 23. 14-Tyler Horst (DNF); 24. 98W-Chaz Walls (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Ralph Morgan (1-20)

358 Late Model Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 44-Ralph Morgan; 2. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 3. 25-Sam Gallagher; 4. 5-Charles Potts; 5. 5J-Chad Julius; 6. 14-Tyler Horst; 7. 98-Chaz Walls; 8. 2Z-Dan Zechman (DNF); 9. 000-Matt Nailor (DNF). No Time

358 Late Model Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 57-Brad Shank; 2. .87-Eric Irvin; 3. 1W-Billy Wampler; 4. 116-Travis Mease; 5. 50-Jason Smith; 6. 67-Tommy Slanker; 7. 99W-Garrett Walls; 8. 33-Craig Smith; 9. 08-Zach Kauffman. No Time

358 Late Model Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 qualify) - 1. 2M-Shaun Jones; 2. 1-Gene Knaub; 3. 51-Jake Jones; 4. NINE-Ron Kline; 5. 19-Dave Latcha; 6. 7-Pat Beard; 7. 121-Larry Neiderer (DNF); DNS – 24-Dalton Bigler, 27-Tom Hertz. No Time

358 Late Model Consolation Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) – 1. 2Z-Dan Zechman; 2. 98W-Chaz Walls; 3. 33-Craig Smith; 4. 121-Larry Neiderer; 5. 08-Zach Kauffman; 6. 24-Dalton Bigler; 7. 99W-Garrett Walls; 8. 000-Matt Nailor; 9. 27-Tom Hertz (DNF). No Time

STREET STOCKS
STREET STOCK FEATURE FINISH (20 laps) – 1. 21K-Kory Sites; 2. M1-Mike Potts; 3. 77-Doug Bennett; 4. 47-Bob Scott, Jr.; 5. 2W-Michelle Walls; 6. 81-Jason Geesaman; 7. 7S-Kevin Seigler; 8. 59-Ryan Smith; 9. 60-Danny Beard; 10. 16-Walt Lemmon; 11. F5-Dalton Frye; 12. 71-Sean Todd; 13. 99X-Chris Heller; 14. 1J-Eric Johnson; 15. 98X-Ryan Bloom; 16. 83-Mikey Guise; 17. 90-Josh Angle; 18. 39-Wayne Dutterer (DNF); 19. 72-Jason Townsend (DNF); 20. 100X—Matt Wampler (DNF); 21. 17-Jim Rost, Sr. (DNF); 22. 94-Mike Buckley (DNF); 23. 2-Randy Zechman (DNF); 24. 100-Cameron Desimone (DNF). No Time

Lap Leaders – Jason Townsend (1-3), Kory Sites (4-20)

Street Stock Heat One Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 72-Jason Townsend; 2. M1-Mike Potts; 3. 47-Bob Scott, Jr.; 4. 99-Chris Heller; 5. 2-Randy Zechman; 6. 59-Ryan Smith; 7. 39-Wayne Dutterer; 8. 17-Jim Rost, Sr. (DNF); 9. 100X-Cameron Desimone. No Time

Street Stock Heat Two Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 21-Kory Sites; 2. 00-Josh Bloom; 3. 7S-Kevin Seigler; 4. 1J-Eric Johnson; 5. 60-Danny Beard; 6. 71-Sean Todd; 8. 100-Matt Wampler; 9. 11-Jim Rost, Jr. (DNF). Time – 2:33.94

Street Stock Heat Three Finish (8 laps/6 to qualify) - 1. 77-Doug Bennett; 2. 2W-Michelle Walls; 3. 94-Mike Buckley; 4. 81-Jason Geesaman; 5. 16-Walt Lemmon; 6. 83-Mikey Guise; 7. F5-Dalton Frye; 8. 90-Josh Angle. No Time

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