Saturday, August 27, 2016
OWINGS CLAIMS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR IN TRAIL-WAY 358 SPRINTS; YOUNG WINS FEATURE, SECOND TITLE IN 600CC MICROS; JUSTIN LEH DECLARED WINNER OF STREET STOCK CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER DQ OF BRIAN WALLS; ROST WINS LYLE ADCOCK MEMORIAL FOR CLASSIC CARS
HANOVER, PA (8/26/2016) – Steve Owings made a late-race pass under Seth Kearchner to score his third win of the year in Friday night’s 25-lap “358” sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway.
“They made me work for this one,” said Owings upon exiting the Valentine Motorsports/Westminster Transmission/B&D Truck Hoist #35 in victory lane, “They were running fast up front. Lapped cars and driver experience made the difference tonight.”
An inversion draw of four put Owings on the inside of row two for the start.
Seth Kearchner started second and led the first 23 laps before Owings slid under Kearchner as the two leaders passed under the white flag. Two turns later, disaster struck for Kearchner, who hit the lapped car of Steve Kisamore, bringing out the caution and ending the night for both drivers.
Owings led the final lap to claim his tenth career Trail-Way win, with Jeff Halligan, polesitter Kody Hartlaub, Tyler Walton, and Isaac Sneeringer completing the top five.
“If it weren’t for Steve Rucker, we would be here,” said Owings, “We’ve been running here since motorcycles in 80’s. It’s just a lot of fun here.”
Sixth through tenth were Cody Fletcher, points leader David Holbrook, Dwight Leppo, Mike Bittinger, and J.B. Cunningham.
Qualifiers for the 16 “358” sprints were won by Walton and Owings.
Johnstown’s Jim Young added an exclamation point to his second Trail-Way track title by winning the 20-lap 600cc micro-sprint feature. It was Young’s third TW win of the year and 10th of his Trail-Way career. Second through fifth were Brad Weber, Mike Rynard, Zane Rudisill, and Hannah Riser.
Heats for the 18 micros were won by Darren Kauffman and Young.
Travis Leh was declared the winner of the 25-lap street stock championship when apparent winner Brian Walls was disqualified following a refusal by his car owner to a requested post-race inspection. It was Leh’s first career street stock win.
Michael Goodwin, Jeremy Stremmel, Dalton Myers and Pat Meadowcroft were credited with second through fifth.
\Heats for the street stocks were won by Zach Myers and Leh.
Jim Rost won the 20-lap Lyle Adcock Memorial for Classic Cars.
His margin of victory was a half-lap after Joe Brown and Ron Grove got together while racing for second with two laps to go. Both drivers recovered, and Brown crossed second followed by Grove. Tim Fake and Neal Reamer completed the top five.
Heats for the nine Classic Cars were won by Reamer and Rost.
Tomorrow, Saturday, August 27th, Trail-Wasy hosts the “Kings of Crash” Junk Car Demolition. Also in action will be the Figure 8, Powder Puff and the Limited Stocks in a Championship race. Gates open at 4:00 p.m., with the “Best Appearing Junk Car Contest” beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Next Friday, September 2nd, Trail-Way hosts the conclusion of the Lincoln Speedway/Trail-Way Speedway 358 Sprint Car Shootout. Also on the schedule will be the Limited Stocks, ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends and the Street Stocks. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with heats scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.
For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at www.trail-wayspeedway.com. The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered flag.
Friday August 26, 2016
For Immediate Release
HOOSIER TIRE MID-ATLANTIC 358 SPRINT CARS
FEATURE (25 Laps) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 41-Jeff Halligan; 3. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 4. 4R-Tyler Walton; 5. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 6. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 7. 77-David Holbrook (Big Mike’s Crabhouse Hard Charger); 8. 4-Dwight Leppo; 9. 12-Mike Bittinger; 10. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 11. 10-Zach Euculano; 12. 30-Seth Kearchner (DNF); 13. 77K-Steven Kisamore (DNF); 14. 22B-Nat Tuckey (DNF); 15. 64-Randy Whisler (DNF); 16. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle (DNF). No time.
Lap Leaders: Seth Kearchner (1-23); Steve Owings (24-25)
358 Sprint Heat 1 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 4R-Tyler Walton; 2. 77-David Holbrook; 3. 11D-Kody Hartlaub; 4. 19Z-Isaac Sneeringer; 5. 4-Dwight Leppo; 6. 77K-Steven Kisamore; 7. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 8. 10-Zach Euculano (DNF). No time.
358 Sprint Heat 2 Finish (10 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 30-Seth Kearchner; 3. 39-JB Cunningham, Jr.; 4. 41-Jeff Halligan; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 12-Mike Bittinger; 7. 64-Randy Whisler; 8. 22B-Nat Tuckey. Time – 2:23.87
600 MICRO SPRINTS
FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. 8-Jim Young; 2. 17-Brad Weber; 3. 27Q-Mike Rynard; 4. 4R-Zane Rudisill; 5. 14K-Hannah Riser; 6. 6-Darren Kauffman; 7. 00-Christian Reed; 8. 11H-Hayden Miller; 9. 16-Bret Cronrath; 10. 56-Jake Frye; 11. 31K-Wade Kemp III; 12. 93-Cory Lawler; 13. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 14. 71-Tyler Leese (DNF); 15. 42K-Travis Keiser (DNF); 16. 47-Chad Waite (DNF); 17. 17E-Dylan Norris (DNF); 18. 880-Kameron Morral (DNS). No time.
Lap Leaders: Mike Rynard (1-3); Jim Young (4-20)
600 Micro Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 6-Darren Kauffman; 2. 56-Jake Frye; 3. 17-Brad Weber; 4. 14K-Hannah Riser; 5. 11H-Hayden Miller; 6. 93-Cory Lawler; 7. 31K-Wade Kemp III; 8. 17E-Dylan Norris (DNS); 9. 47-Chad Waite (DNS). Time – 2:10.60
600 Micro Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 8-Jim Young; 2. 27Q-Mike Rynard; 3. 4R-Zane Rudisill; 4. 91-Randy Kunkle, Jr.; 5. 16-Bret Cronrath; 6. 00-Christian Reed; 7. 42K-Travis Keiser; 8. 71-Tyler Leese; 9. 880-Kameron Morral (DNF). Time – 2:05.12
STREET STOCK CHAMPIONSHIP
FEATURE (25 Laps) –1. 25-Travis Leh; 2. 33-Michael Goodwin; 3. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 4. 94-Dalton Myers; 5. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft; 6. 45-Howard Williams (DNF); 7. 81F-Marshall McMullen (DNF); 8. 60-Aaron Beard (DNF); 9. 100-Matt Wampler (DNF); 10. 94M-Zach Myers (DNF); 11. 8-John Wright (DNS); DQ: 1M-Brian Walls. No time.
Lap Leaders: Aaron Beard (1-2); Jeremy Stremmel (3-11); Brian Walls (12-25)
Street Stock Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 94M-Zach Myers; 2. 33-Michael Goodwin; 3. 60-Aaron Beard; 4. 51-Jeremy Stremmel; 5. 45-Howard Williams; 6. 81F-Marshall McMullen (DNF). Time – 2:45.63
Street Stock Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 25-Travis Leh; 2. 100-Matt Wampler; 3. 94-Dalton Myers; 4. 8M-Pat Meadowcroft (DNF); 5. 8-John Wright (DNS); 6. 1M-Brian Walls (DQ). Time – 2:46.54
CLASSIC CAR “LYLE ADCOCK MEMORIAL”
FEATURE (20 Laps) – 1. X-Jim Rost; 2. 89-Joe Brown; 3. 09-Ron Grove; 4. 100-Tim Fake; 5. 73-Neal Reamer; 6. 117-Steve Clemo; 7. 12-Jim Crocker (DNF); 8. 9-Dylan Brown (DNF); 9. 6S-Randy Doty (DNF). Time – 6:34.12
Lap Leaders:Jim Rost (1-20)
Classic Car Heat 1 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. 73-Neal Reamer; 2. 6S-Randy Doty; 3. 09-Ron Grove; 4. 100-Tim Fake; 5. 12-Jim Crocker. Time – 2:02.09
Classic Car Heat 2 Finish (6 Laps/All Qualify) – 1. X-Jim Rost; 2. 89-Joe Brown; 3. 9-Dylan Brown; 4. 117-Steve Clemo. Time – 2:02.81