Racing Continues This Saturday At Williams Grove Speedway
Mechanicsburg, PA July 31, 2014
The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night
Series returns to action this weekend.
The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection
Auto Sales 358 Late Models, and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks will
be in action.
In the Super Sportsman standings 11 drivers
recorded a victory this year at Williams Grove Speedway and on
the Super Sportsman tour.
A total of 51 drivers raced with the division during this
The 358 Late Models have seven feature
competitors have been part of the 2014 358 Late Model campaign.
In the Street Stocks thirty-six drivers
have turned a lap on the half-mile oval.
Six drivers have made their way to victory lane.
This Saturday spectator gates open at 5 PM
with racing beginning at 6:30. Williams Grove Speedway’s
Saturday racing is home of the low ticket price.
Adults enter the track grounds for five dollars with
children 12 and under free.
Steve Wilbur, Alan Sagi, and Dustin Hollinger Win Williams Grove
Speedway Saturday Night Races
Mechanicsburg, PA July 27, 2014
Steve Wilbur won the 20 lap Williams Grove
Speedway Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman feature.
In front of a record-setting crowd on Kids Night, Wilbur
gained the lead with three laps remaining.
Duaine Smith led at the start with Rich
Eichelberger giving chase.
Steve Wilbur, the third-place starter, maintained third.
Smith had an early advantage before Eichelberger narrowed
the lead to two lengths.
On the 12th lap the engine in
Duaine Smith’s car suddenly lost power and he drifted to a stop.
Rich Eichelberger was the new leader followed by Steve
Wilbur, Steve Fannasy, Mike Enders, and Scott Dellinger.
Eichelberger gained a comfortable lead over
Wilbur. For the second consecutive race, bad luck struck Rich
three-laps remaining, Eichelberger drifted to a stop, the victim
of a flat tire.
Rich Eichelberger retired to the pits
placing Steve Wilbur in the lead.
Wilbur, from Mechanicsburg, gained an advantage over
Steve Fannasy, Scott Dellinger, Mike Enders, Frankie Herr, Doug
Dodson, and Scott Geesey.
Wilbur crossed the finish line seven lengths ahead of
Fannasy, Dellinger, Herr, and Doug Dodson.
Heat wins for the 33 entries went to Jay
Fannasy, Scott Geesey, Frankie Herr, and Mike Enders. Eric
Walker won the consolation.
David Socks III received the Sprint Aces Hard Charger
The 20-lap Credit Connection Auto Sales 358
Late Model feature began with an extraordinary side-by-side
battle between veteran Les Hare and the young charger Cole
Amsden. Through the
first five laps the two raced even around the half mile.
Hare had the nose of his car ahead for laps one and two.
Amsden was inches in front from laps three through five.
A caution on lap six ended the
wheel-to-wheel action of the lead duo.
Amsden, following the restart, set the pace ahead of Matt
Nailor, Les Hare, and Sam Gallagher.
Alan Sagi, the ninth-place starter, was in fifth. By the
midway point of the race Gene Knaub joined the lead pack.
Cole Amsden held a ten-car length lead
while Matt Nailor was contending with challenges from Alan Sagi
and Gene Knaub.
During the 12th circuit Sagi captured second and
Knaub gained third.
Alan Sagi and Gene Knaub caught leader Cole
Amsden before a lap 17 caution slowed the event.
Following the restart Amsden’s car went sideways in turn
four allowing Sagi and Knaub to gain the lower line entering the
first turn. Alan
Sagi, from Hagerstown, Maryland, was the new leader with Gene
Knaub in second.
Gene Knaub, on the final lap, was a length
behind Alan Sagi entering turn three.
Sagi held off the bid and won his first of the season by
two lengths over Knaub.
Cole Amsden finished in third with Jake Jones in fourth
and Matt Nailor was fifth.
The heat races for the 25-car field went to
Les Hare, Gene Knaub, and Wes Alleman.
Sam Rial was the Artwerks Hard Charger.
Dustin Hollinger started on the outside of
the front row in the 15 lap Aquafun Pools Street Stock main.
Hollinger led the way with Tim Drawbaugh, Brett Pickel,
Craig Morgan, Doug Hoffman, and Kevin Sigler in a close fight
Hollinger, after several weeks of
mechanical issues, was driving a flawless race.
The battle for second was intense between Pickel, Morgan,
Sigler, and Drawbaugh. Pickel and Sigler, during the 11th
lap, swapped second position several times.
One-lap later Pickel and Sigler tangled in turn two
resulting in a caution.
The caution returned on the final lap.
Dustin Hollinger, from Palmyra, had a strong restart,
gaining a five-car length advantage.
Hollinger won his first of the year by six lengths.
Craig Morgan and Mike Buckley were door-to-door heading
to the finish line.
Morgan finished in second by several inches over Buckley.
Greg Diehl was fourth and Steven Dove finished fifth.
The preliminaries for the 21 Street Stocks
went to Doug Hoffman and Hollinger.
Greg Diehl received the Artwerks Hard Charger award.
The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night
Series returns to action this weekend featuring the Blazer’s
Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late
Models, and Aqua Fun Pools Street Stocks.
Racing action begins at 6:30.
Adult admission is five dollars with children 12 and
Williams Grove Speedway 7/26/14
Blazer's Body Shop Super Sportsman ( 33
1) 17G Steve Wilbur 2) 11 Steve Fannasy
3) 30 Scott Dellinger 4) 99 Frankie Herr
5) 43 Doug Dodson 6) 3B Mike Enders 7)
33 Scott Geesey 8)
32 Gregg Foster 9) 75 Kenny Edkin 10) 45
Dave Socks ( Sprint Aces Hard Charger )
11) 7c Chad Trout 12) 55c Chad Criswell
13) 3 Eric Walker
14) 17J Tony Jackson 15) 99c Chad Smith
16) 70D Bill Devine 17) 77w Tom Wyckoff
18) 91 Lanny Hake 19) 5 Dave Berkheimer
20) 8 Rich
Eichelberger 21) 7 Todd Leonard 22) 00
Rick Barr 23) 29 Duaine Smith 24) 222
DNQ: 77 Russ Mitten, 20w Davey Walsh, 25
Bobby Hockenberry, 19 Devin Beidel, 3J
Russ Lebo, 1R Jim Hulse, 2 Scott Smith,
18 Dave Conrad
Jr., 57 Geoff Gill
Credit Connection 358 Late Models ( 25
1) 112 Alan Sagi 2) 1 Gene Knaub 3) 4
Cole Amsden 4) 43 Jake Jones 5) 19 Matt
Nailor 6) 21z Cam Zeigler 7) NINE Ron
Kline 8) 116 Travis
Mease 9) 19L Dave Latsha 10) 2z Dan
Zechman 11) 25 Sam Gallagher 12) 57 Brad
Shank 13) 11 Sam Rial ( ArtWerks Hard
Charger ) 14) 13m
John McLanigan III 15) 08 Zach Kauffman
16) 73 Al Cheney 17) 80 Wes Alleman 18)
01 Les Hare 19) 2m Shaun Jones 20) 7 Pat
Beard 21) M1
Roy Miller 22) 000 Pat McNeal 23) 88
Randy Croop 24) 19x Tom Smith
DNQ: 21 Jason Peachey
Aqua Fun Pools Street Stocks ( 21 Cars
1) 5 Dustin Hollinger 2) 94 Mike Buckley
3) 11 Craig Morgan 4) 80D Greg Deihl (
ArtWerks Hard Charger ) 5) 22 Steve Dove
6) 0 Todd
Bowersox 7) 27 Doug Hoffman 8) 8 Eric
Tripp 9) 7s Kevin Sigler 10) 21z Jaynee
Zeigler 11) 77N Mike Nickel 12) 88P
Brett Pickel 13) 20 Jesse
Hitz 14) Super 7 Tim Drawbaugh 15) 16
Walt Lemmon 16) 29 Jeff Haag 17) 2 Randy
DNS: 00 Josh Bloom, x99 Chris Heller,
98x Nick Bloom, 21R Steve Hastings