Wagner wins, Shantz sidelined
Logan Wagner pickup up the win Saturday at Hill valley speedway in an exciting race passing leader Ryan Lynn with just a few laps left. There were 16 cars on hand for the event, Alex Shantz was injured in a crash during the racing last night and was later taken to the hospital. He chipped 3 vertebrae's and fractured one as well. Alex is going to see back specialist Monday morning but the doctor this morning said he won't be racing anytime soon. The Shantz team would like to thank the teams that checked up on him and helped load up last night.
1. #7w Logan Wagner, 2. #26 Ryan Lynn, 3. #44 John Braim, 4. #23 Nathan Gramely, 5. #33z Joe Zap, 6. #2 Erin Statler, 7. #35B Derick Bowersox, 8. #27 Brett Hockenberry, 9. #55 Mike Wagner II, 10. #75 Dustin Shatzer, 11. #7 Jim Kennedy, 12. #17k Steve Kenawell, 13. #R6 Reed Thompson, 14. #3J Jack Thornton, 15. #44G Scott Gobrecht, 16. #59 Alex Schanz. Heat race winners: #2 Erin Statler and #26 Ryan Lynn.
Clinton county cancels 5/10
Due to the amount of rain already received and an 80% chance of severe weather at race time, tonight's races are cancelled.
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Braim takes first career PASS win at Path Valley
The PA Sprint Series 305 Sprint feature was won by rookie John Braim. Braim was making only his sixth start in the 305’s and he parlayed the pole position and strong restarts into leading flag-to-flag for the win. Lance Newlin struggled with the slow pace of the restarts, but recovered for an impressive second place finish. Craig Myers finished third, ahead of Alex Schanz and Marcus Defreitas. It was Defreitas first race back at Path Valley after completely destroying his racecar in a violent crash early last season. Braim and Newlin also won the heat races.
Sprint: 1.John Braim (Turbotville, PA), 2. Lance Newlin, 3.Craig Myers, 4.Alex Schanz, 5.Marcus Defreitas, 6.George Riden, 7.Mike Wagner, 8.Zack Newlin, 9.Jim Kennedy, 10.Paul Snyder, 11.Eric Parker, 12.Jack Thornton, 13.Rick Homan
Lap Leaders: John Braim (1-20)
Heats: John Braim, Lance Newlin
Bergstresser Takes first career win at SSP
Jason Bergstresser picked up his first win ever Saturday night at Susquehanna Speedway. Bergstresser came to the victory on a flat right rear tire. Congratulations to Jason. The write up from he event is below
In the PA Sprint Series 20-lap feature event, Mike Wagner II took the early lead from the pole position. Jason Bergstresser followed in second with Craig Myers in third throughout the race. During the waning stages, Wagner opened up a half straightaway lead until laps 15 when Wagner spun on the backstretch, retiring him from the race. Runner-up Bergstresser inherited the lead. On the restart, Bergstresser led with Myers in tow. With two to go, Lehman brought out the yellow with a flat tire while running third. At the finish, Bergstresser finished two car lengths ahead of Wagner to claim his first SSP career victory. Freddie Rahmer made a last lap pass to claim third place over Mark Watkins. Ryan Lynn rounded out the top five. Mike Wagner, Jason Bergstresser and Kody Lehman were the heat race winners.
PA Sprint Series Feature (20 laps): 1. Jason Bergstresser; 2. Craig Myers; 3. Freddie Rahmer; 4. Mark Watkins; 5. Ryan Lynn; 6. Erin Statler; 7. John Braim; 8. Colby Dice; 9. Logan Wagner; 10. Lance Newlin; 11. Roger Irvine; 12. George Riden; 13. Tyler Reeser; 14. Tyler Lebo; 15. Scott Ellerman; 16. Andrew Hake; 17. Paul Snyder; 18. Ian Detweiler; 19. Dalton Dietrich; 20. Russell Hammaker; 21. Kody Lehman; 22. Mike Wagner II; 23. Eric Parker; 24. Brandon Rahmer; DNS – Derrick Bowersox.
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Wagner II (1-15); Bergstresser (16-20).
HEAT RACE WINNER: M. Wagner II; Bergstresser and Lehman.