Perchak and VanAmburg win Mid-Week Special at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Ross Perchak of Hazelton claimed the mid-week special at the Clinton County Speedway on Wednesday night.  The races were scheduled to coincide with the annual Clinton County Fair that was cancelled earlier in the year.  Lock Haven’s Kevin VanAmburg claimed his first victory of the season in Pro Stock Competition.   Cory Brungard of Montoursville won his first career 600 Micro Sprint feature event and Blake Snyder won the Four Cylinder main event.  

Bobby Sanso of Jersey shore led the opening laps of the 270 Micro Sprint main event.   An early race caution slowed the field, with Sanso, Timmy Bitner, Jeffrey Weaver, Perchak and Nick Whitesel running in the top five.  Weaver and Perchak passed Bittner as the two tried to chase down Sanso.   At the race’s midway point, Perchak took the runner up position away from Weaver.  Sanso continued to lead until lap number 10 when Perchak made the winning pass.  A last lap caution allowed Weaver to pass Sanso for the runner up position.   Perchak, who started ninth, claimed the $500 to win event and his 8th career victory at the speedway over Weaver, Sanso, Troy Whitesel, and Wyatt Houtz.  Timmy Bittner, Dan Wertman Hunter Zimmerman, Kyler Stahl, and Shaun Musser completed the top ten. Heat races were won by Weaver and Houtz.

Kevin VanAmburg started on the outside of the front row alongside Rich Fye of Lock Haven for the start of the 15 lap Pro Stock Feature event.   VanAmburg jumped into the front spot to lead the first eight laps.   The top six drivers were all in contention for the win.  Brandon Moser passed VanAmburg to lead laps nine and ten, with VanAmburg leading the eleventh circuit.   Moser once again passed VanAmburg for the top spot to lead lap number 12, with Noah Jenson AY Schilling and Tommy Dawson running in the top five.   The top two ran side by side for several laps and swapped positions for the lead on the exit of every corner of the speedway. VanAmburg passed Moser once again on lap number 13 and held on with a margin of victory of .49 seconds.  Moser finished second followed by Noah Jenson, Tommy Dawson, and AY Schilling completing the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Rich Fye, Robert Tressler, Arty Stephens, Rooster Peters, and Brad Benton.  Heat races were won by Dawson and Moser.

Corey Brungard of Montoursville started on the front row of the 600 Micro Sprints feature event.  The caution flag waived after completion of the first lap when Trevor Teats spun in turn two.   Brungard brought the field to the green flag for the restart with Sierra Hauck, Jefferey Weaver, Dermot Thompson, and Cody Hauck in the top five.   The caution waived again on lap number nine, when three cars came together.   Brungard held off Sierra Hauck for his first career 600 feature event win.   Cody Hauck finished third, Jeffery Weaver was fourth and Johnny Smith completed the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Tyson Mowery, Jeff Gyuina, Timmy Bittner, Trevor Teats and Derek Swartz.  Heat race winners were Gyuina and J. Smith.

Blake Snyder charged from the second row to lead the first lap of the Four Cylinder feature.   Snyder lead Tyler Watson, Sterling Kepner, Michael Boring and Maddox Smith at the completion of the fifth lap. Kepner moved into the runner up position on lap number eight and made the pass for the lead on lap number ten.  Kepner and Snyder encountered lapped traffic as the white flag waived.  Snyder made the pass for the win on the final lap with Walton and Smith both each advancing forcing Kepner back to the fourth spot and Michal Luther completing the top five.   Sixth through tenth were Chris Orwig, Skylar Witchley, Michael Luther, Zachery Rill, and Stringfellow.  Heat races were won by Smith and Walton.

270 Micro Sprints: 1. Ross Perchak 2. Jeffrey Weaver 3. Bobby Sanso 4. Troy Whitesel 5. Wyatt Houtz 6. Timmy Bittner 7. Dan Wertman 8. Hunter Zimmerman 9. Kyler Stahl 10. Shaun Musser 11. Mitchell Holden 12. Jerrod Heil 13. Levi Brungard 14. Nick Whitesel 15. Matthew Dixson 16. Buddy Kramer 17. James Bilger 18. Sean Stoltz 19 Brian Bender

Pro Stocks: 1. Kevin VanAmburg 2. Brandon Moser 3. Noah Jensen 4. Tommy Dawson 5. AY Schilling 6 Rich Fye 7. Robert Tressler 8. Rooster Peters 9. Bradly Benton 10. Arty Stephens

600 Micro Sprints 1. Corey Brungard 2. Sierra Weaver 3. Cody Hauck 4. Jeffrey Weaver 5. Johnny Smith 6. Tyson Mowery 7. Jeff Gyuina 8. Timmy Bittner 9. Trevor Teats 10. Derek Swartz 11. Dermot Thompson 12. Mitchell Holden 13. Mikey Smith 14. Josh Beamer

4 Cylinders: 1. Blake Snyder 2. Tyler Watson 3. Maddox Smith 4. Sterling Kepner 5. Michael Luther 6. Curtis Orwig 7. Skyler Witchley 8 Michael Boring 9. Zachery Rill 10. Johnathon Stringfellow 11. Jimmy Deloizer 12. Kenney Courter 13. Karl Strouse DNS Kyle Strouse, Kyle Workman 

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Perchak and VanAmburg win Mid-Week Special at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Ross Perchak of Hazelton claimed the mid-week special at the Clinton County Speedway on Wednesday night.  The races were scheduled to coincide with the annual Clinton County Fair that was cancelled earlier in the year.  Lock Haven’s Kevin VanAmburg claimed his first victory of the season in Pro Stock Competition.   Cory Brungard of Montoursville won his first career 600 Micro Sprint feature event and Blake Snyder won the Four Cylinder main event.  

Bobby Sanso of Jersey shore led the opening laps of the 270 Micro Sprint main event.   An early race caution slowed the field, with Sanso, Timmy Bitner, Jeffrey Weaver, Perchak and Nick Whitesel running in the top five.  Weaver and Perchak passed Bittner as the two tried to chase down Sanso.   At the race’s midway point, Perchak took the runner up position away from Weaver.  Sanso continued to lead until lap number 10 when Perchak made the winning pass.  A last lap caution allowed Weaver to pass Sanso for the runner up position.   Perchak, who started ninth, claimed the $500 to win event and his 8th career victory at the speedway over Weaver, Sanso, Troy Whitesel, and Wyatt Houtz.  Timmy Bittner, Dan Wertman Hunter Zimmerman, Kyler Stahl, and Shaun Musser completed the top ten. Heat races were won by Weaver and Houtz.

Kevin VanAmburg started on the outside of the front row alongside Rich Fye of Lock Haven for the start of the 15 lap Pro Stock Feature event.   VanAmburg jumped into the front spot to lead the first eight laps.   The top six drivers were all in contention for the win.  Brandon Moser passed VanAmburg to lead laps nine and ten, with VanAmburg leading the eleventh circuit.   Moser once again passed VanAmburg for the top spot to lead lap number 12, with Noah Jenson AY Schilling and Tommy Dawson running in the top five.   The top two ran side by side for several laps and swapped positions for the lead on the exit of every corner of the speedway. VanAmburg passed Moser once again on lap number 13 and held on with a margin of victory of .49 seconds.  Moser finished second followed by Noah Jenson, Tommy Dawson, and AY Schilling completing the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Rich Fye, Robert Tressler, Arty Stephens, Rooster Peters, and Brad Benton.  Heat races were won by Dawson and Moser.

Corey Brungard of Montoursville started on the front row of the 600 Micro Sprints feature event.  The caution flag waived after completion of the first lap when Trevor Teats spun in turn two.   Brungard brought the field to the green flag for the restart with Sierra Hauck, Jefferey Weaver, Dermot Thompson, and Cody Hauck in the top five.   The caution waived again on lap number nine, when three cars came together.   Brungard held off Sierra Hauck for his first career 600 feature event win.   Cody Hauck finished third, Jeffery Weaver was fourth and Johnny Smith completed the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Tyson Mowery, Jeff Gyuina, Timmy Bittner, Trevor Teats and Derek Swartz.  Heat race winners were Gyuina and J. Smith.

Blake Snyder charged from the second row to lead the first lap of the Four Cylinder feature.   Snyder lead Tyler Watson, Sterling Kepner, Michael Boring and Maddox Smith at the completion of the fifth lap. Kepner moved into the runner up position on lap number eight and made the pass for the lead on lap number ten.  Kepner and Snyder encountered lapped traffic as the white flag waived.  Snyder made the pass for the win on the final lap with Walton and Smith both each advancing forcing Kepner back to the fourth spot and Michal Luther completing the top five.   Sixth through tenth were Chris Orwig, Skylar Witchley, Michael Luther, Zachery Rill, and Stringfellow.  Heat races were won by Smith and Walton.

270 Micro Sprints: 1. Ross Perchak 2. Jeffrey Weaver 3. Bobby Sanso 4. Troy Whitesel 5. Wyatt Houtz 6. Timmy Bittner 7. Dan Wertman 8. Hunter Zimmerman 9. Kyler Stahl 10. Shaun Musser 11. Mitchell Holden 12. Jerrod Heil 13. Levi Brungard 14. Nick Whitesel 15. Matthew Dixson 16. Buddy Kramer 17. James Bilger 18. Sean Stoltz 19 Brian Bender

Pro Stocks: 1. Kevin VanAmburg 2. Brandon Moser 3. Noah Jensen 4. Tommy Dawson 5. AY Schilling 6 Rich Fye 7. Robert Tressler 8. Rooster Peters 9. Bradly Benton 10. Arty Stephens

600 Micro Sprints 1. Corey Brungard 2. Sierra Weaver 3. Cody Hauck 4. Jeffrey Weaver 5. Johnny Smith 6. Tyson Mowery 7. Jeff Gyuina 8. Timmy Bittner 9. Trevor Teats 10. Derek Swartz 11. Dermot Thompson 12. Mitchell Holden 13. Mikey Smith 14. Josh Beamer

4 Cylinders: 1. Blake Snyder 2. Tyler Watson 3. Maddox Smith 4. Sterling Kepner 5. Michael Luther 6. Curtis Orwig 7. Skyler Witchley 8 Michael Boring 9. Zachery Rill 10. Johnathon Stringfellow 11. Jimmy Deloizer 12. Kenney Courter 13. Karl Strouse DNS Kyle Strouse, Kyle Workman 

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Weaver Triumphant at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Jeffrey Weaver of Lock Haven won his first RaceSaver Sprint Car event in front of his hometown crowd on Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway over Garrett Bard of Wells Tannery.  In Pro Stock competition, Tommy Dawson of Wapwallopen won his first race of the season, Sterling Kepner won the Four Cylinders, while Weaver won the 270 Micro Sprints and Bard won the 600 Micro Sprint Feature.

Dakota Schweikart of Linden led the opening laps of the Gary’s Motor Mart Laurel Highlands Sprint Car Series 25 lap main event. The event’s only caution flag waved on lap number six when Jim Kennedy’s car rolled to a stop on the front stretch.   On the restart Schweikart lead Weaver, Dylan Proctor, Matt Tebbs, and Bard.   On the eighth circuit, Weaver made a pass for the lead.  Weaver pulled away from the field and established nearly a straight away advantage.  Bard, who started ninth moved into third position on lap number ten.  Schweikart and Bard battled for the runner up position as the field began to encounter lapped traffic on lap sixteen.   Once Bard passed Schweikart for the runner up spot, he began to close the gap between he and Weaver.  Bard did not have enough laps remaining as Weaver claimed the victory by 1.6 seconds over Bard, Proctor, Schweikart and Tebbs.  Sixth through tenth were Ken Duke, Fred Arnold, Dale Schweikart, Scott Lutz, and Jared Zionkowski.  Heat race winners were: Reed Thompson, Dale Schweikart and Dakota Schweikart. 

Wayne Shaffer of Mount Pleasant Mills and Corey Long of Selinsgrove brought the field of Pro Stocks to the green flag.  Long led the first lap with Shaffer making a pass for the lead at the completion of lap number two.  Brandon Moser of Millerstown advanced into the runner up position and took the lead from Shaffer on lap number five.  Moser, Noah Jensen, Bradley Benton, and Dawson ran several laps side by side in contention to for the top spot.  Jensen passed Moser on lap number 8 and Dawson took the lead on the very next circuit.  Dawson held off the attempts by Jensen and Moser to claim the victory.  Johnny Bouse of Hughesville raced from the tenth spot to finish fourth followed by AY Schilling.   Sixth through tenth were AJ Stroup, Wayne Shaffer, Marc Bitler, Corey Long and Kevin VanAmburg.  Heat races were won by Moser and Benton. 

John Roberts and Hunter Zimmerman started on the front row the 270 Micro Sprint feature event.  Zimmerman led the opening lap.  Last week’s feature winner Timmy Bittner advanced from the fifth starting position to take the lead at the completion of lap number two.  The red flagged waved on the third lap when Levi Brungard rolled his car on the front stretch.  Bittner led Jeffrey Weaver, Wyatt Rotz, Kyle Stahl, and Mason Peters for the restart.  Bittner and Weaver raced hard and began to encounter lapped traffic in the closing laps of the race.  Weaver made the pass for the win on lap number 13 to claim the victory over Bittner, Peters, Rotz and Bobby Sanso.  Sixth through tenth were Kyler Stahl, Denny Reinheimer, Dan Wertman, Ethan Spotts and Mitchell Holden.  Qualifying races were won by Zimmerman and Peters. 

In the Werner Fuels 600 Micro Sprint Feature event, Jeffrey Weaver led the first three laps.  On lap number four Garret Bard, who started third passed Weaver.  At the completion of lap number five, Bard led Weaver, Cordy Hauck, Tyson Mowery, and Mason Peters.   Bard and Weaver, who had just finished second and first in the Sprint Car feature event, were now competing for the win in the 600s.   At the halfway point of the race Bard began to open up a sizeable lead over Weaver.  Bard cruised to this 17th career victory at the speedway over Weaver, Mowery Hauck and Peters.  Sixth through tenth were Teats, Sierra Hauck, Travis Keister, Jeff Gyuina, and Timmy Bittner.  Heat race winners were Bard and Mowery.

In the Glenn O Hawbaker 4 Cylinder Division, Jimmy Delozier and Tyler Watson led the field to the green flag.  Watson jumped into the early lead with Maddox Smith, Sterling Kepner, Blake Snyder, and Michael Boring in the top five.  Smith passed Watson for the top spot on the completion of lap number four with the top five all in contention for the win.  With three laps to go, Snyder made a pass for the lead and crossed the finish line over Kepner and Watson.  Following a post-race inspection of the top five finishers, Snyder and Sam Creveling were found to have a rules violation, giving Sterling Kepner the victory over Watson, Smith, Boring and Michael Luther.  Jimmy Delozier, Chris Orwig, Sean Wise, Skyler Witchley and Shawn Shelton completed the top ten.   Heat races were won by Smith and Watson.

The Clinton County Speedway returns to racing action with two races this week.  A mid-week race to coincide with the Clinton County Fair festival will take place on Wednesday, August 5th featuring the 270s in a five hundred to win feature event.  The Pro Stocks, 600s and Four Cylinders will be part of the four division show with general admission being just five dollars.  Then on Friday, August 7th the speedway will host the RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 270s, 600s and Four Cylinders plus power wheels races for the kids.  Gates will open at 5:15PM and Racing will begin at 7:30PM for each event.  For more information, visit www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or visit the speedway on Facebook

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Sprint Cars: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Garrett Bard 3. Dylan Proctor 4. Dakota Schweikart 5. Matt Tebbs 6. Ken Duke 7 Fred Arnold 8. Dale Schweikart 9 Scott Lutz 10. Jared Zionkowski 11 Mike Alleman 12. Tylor Cochran 13. Ryan Lynn 14. Jake Frye 15. Josh Beamer 16 John Walp 17. Dave Guss Jr 18. Reed Thompson 19. Brody Adamasky 20. Chris Kreider 21. Kenny Heffner 22. Jim Kennedy

Pro Stocks: 1. Tommy Dawson 2. Noah Jensen 3. Brandon Moser 4. Johnny Bouse 5. AY Schilling 6. AJ Stroup 7. Wayne Shaffer 8. Marc Bitler 9. Corey Long 10 Kevin VanAmburg 11. Rich Fey 12. Rooster Peters 13. Brad Benton 14. Robert Tressler 15. Todd Geyer Sr. 16. Pete Leister DNS Logan Hile

270 Micro Sprints: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Timmy Bittner 3. Mason Peters 4. Wyatt Rotz 5. Bobby Sanso 6. Kyler Stahl 7. Denny Rinehimer 8. Dan Wertman 9. Ethan Spotts 10. Mitchell Holden 11. Hunter Zimmerman 12. John Roberts 13. Buddy Kramer 14. Levi Brungard 15. Matt Dixon 16. Logan Hammaker

600 Micro Sprints 1. Garrett Bard 2. Jeffrey Weaver 3. Tyson Mowery 4. Cody Hauck 5. Mason Peters 6. Trevor Teats 7. Sierra Hauck 8. Travis Keiser 9. Jeff Gyuina 10. Timmy Bittner 11. Jason Sechrist 12. Mitchell Holden 13. Eric Leonard 14. James Layton 15. Dermott Thompson.

4 Cylinders: 1. Sterling Kepner 2. Tyler Watson 3. Maddox Smith 4. Michael Boring 5. Michael Luther 6. Jimmy Delozier 7. Chris Orwig 8. Sean Wise 9. Skyler Witchley 10. Shawn Shelton 11. Brad Boyd 12. Blake Snyder 13. Sam Creveling DNS: Zachary Rill, Johnathan Stringfellow, Chelsie Harris

Cochran Top of Class at Clinton County

Mill Hall, PA – Matt Cochran of Williamsport won his second career Limited Late Model feature event on Friday night over Jim Yoder.  In Pro Stock action, AJ Stroup claimed his second win of the season, while Timmy Bitner of Beech Creek won the 270 Micro Sprints, Josh Beamer won the 600 Micro Sprints and Tyler Watson won in the Four Cylinders.

Nick Loffredo of Avis and Kevin Probst were the front row starters of the 25 lap Limited Late Model feature event.   Loffredo took the lead at the drop of the green flag, while second row starters of Cochran and Joe Lusk of Jersey Shore battled for the runner up position.   Once Cochran confirmed his place in second, he pressured Loffredo for the lead.  On lap number nine, Cochran made the pass on Loffredo to take the top spot.  Jim Yoder, who started fifth, passed both Loffredo and Lusk on lap number ten to move into the runner up position.   At the midway point of the race, Cochran led Yoder, Lusk, Loffredo and Kevin Probst.   By lap number twenty, the leaders were into lapped traffic.  Cochran passed Jamin Chapman going down the backstretch to try and distance himself from Yoder.  Cochran went to win his first race of the year over Yoder, Probst, Lusk and Bryan Benton.  Sixth through tenth were Ben Whitaker, Ron Buttenfield, Cameron Benton, Denny Fourney and Matt Adams.  Heat races were won by Cochran and Benton.

Brandon Moser and Robert Tressler lead the field of Pro Stocks for the green flag.  Moser took charge of the field with fourth place starter AJ Stroup in second, AY Schilling in third, Timmy Dawson in fourth and Robert Tressler at the completion of lap number five.  Moser had a sizeable lead that was washed away when Brad Benton’s car abruptly stopped on the back stretch and collected Rich Fye in the incident on lap number 7.  On the restart, Stoup made the pass for the lead to claim his second win of the season.   Tommy Dawson passed Moser on lap number 12 to claim the runner up position with Moser, AY Schilling and Jason Smith rounding out the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Noah Jenson, Rich Fye, Kevin VanAmburg, Marc Biter and Rooster Peters.  Qualifiers were won by Moser and Smith. 

Nick Whitesel and Mitchell Holden brought the field of 21 270 Micro Sprints to the green flag.  The red flag came out after the conclusion of lap number one when Matt Dixon’s car rolled over at the exit of turn number two.  Dixon’s car had no major damage and he was able to restart the race.   Following the restart, Troy Whitesel led the second lap before Lock Haven’s Jeffrey Weaver made a pass for the lead.  At the completion of lap number five, Weaver led Whitesel, Timmy Bitner, Troy Whitesel, and Bobby Sanso.  A caution occurred on lap number 7 when four cars tangled in turn number four.  On the restart Weaver and Bitner raced down the front stretch, and Bitner made the pass for the lead as the duo came out of turn number two.  Bitner, a high school student, pulled away from Weaver and was able to record his second career victory at the speedway over Weaver, Troy Whitesel, Nathan Bacon, and Sean McAndrew.  Sixth through tenth were Bobby Sanso, N. Whitesel, Kyler Stahl, Gary Keister and Logan Hammaker.  Heat races were won by Whitesel, Sanso and Stahl. 

Josh Beamer advanced from this second row starting spot to lead the first lap of the 600 Micro Sprint Feature Event.   The caution came out on lap number three when Timmy Biter, stopped after hitting the front stretch wall.  Beamer continued to lead the way, with Cody Hauck, Tyson Mowery, Trevor Teats and Sierra Hauch in the top five.  Mowery moved into the runner up position on lap number 10 but was unable to chase down Beamer who led every lap to claim his first win on the season.  Mowery finished second followed by Teats, Hauck and Jeff Gyuina.  Sierra Hauck, Bob Bogart, Mitchell Holden, Jeffrey Weaver and Eric Leonard completed the top 10.  Heat races were won by Mowery and Weaver.  

Tyler Watson used his front row starting spot to claim the lead in the 4 Cylinder Feature event at the drop of the green flag.  Michael Boring advanced from the fifth spot and tried to reel in Watson.  Blake Snyder battled with Boring and took second at the completion of lap number 4.  Watson led all 15 laps to win his first career race.  Blake Snyder was second, Boring was third, Jimmy Delozier was fourth and Skylar Witchely completed the top give.  Michael Luther, Chris Orwig, Shawn Wise Chelsie Harris, and Maddox Smith completed the top ten.  Heat races were won by Watson and Boring. 

The Clinton County Speedway returns to racing this Friday night for another 5 division racing program. The Laurel Highlands RaceSaver Sprint will be the featured division along with the Pro Stocks, 270 Micro Sprints, 600 Micro Sprints and 4 Cylinders.  Gates will open at 5:15PM and Racing will begin at 7:30PM.  The Speedway will then feature 2 races in once week beginning in August with a special Wednesday night event for the 270s, 600s, Pro Stock and Four-Cylinders.  The special mid-week event typically coincides with the annual Clinton County Fair that was cancelled earlier in the year.  For more information, visit www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or visit the speedway on Facebook

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Limited Late Models:  1. Matt Cochran 2. Jim Yoder 3. Kevin Probst 4. Joe Lusk 5 Bryan Benton 6. Ben Whitaker 7. Ron Buttenfield 8. Cameron Benton 9 Denny Fourney 10 Matt Adams 11. Mike Smith 12. Joe Loffredo 13. Tim Luben 14. Denny Rinehimer 15.  Jamin Chapman 15. Nick Loffredo 16. JR Toner 17. Levi Ardery

Pro Stocks: 1. AJ Stroup 2. Tommy Dawson 3. Brandon Moser 4. AY Schilling 5. Jason Smith 6. Noah Jenson 7. Rich Fye 8. Kevin VanAmburg 9. Marc Bitler 10. Rooster Peters 11. Robert Tressler 12. Brad Benton 13. Todd Geyer Sr.

270 Micros: 1. Timmy Bitner 2. Jeffrey Weaver 3. Troy Whitsel 4. Nathan Bacon 5. Sean McAndrew 6. Bobby Sanso 7. Nick Whitesel 8. Kyler Sthal 9. Gary Keister 10. Logan Hammaker 11. Dan Wertman 12. John Roberts 13. Matt Dixon 14. Shawn Musser 15. Denny Rinehimer 16. Ethan Spots 17. Hunter Zimmerman 18. Mitchel Holden 19. Dustin Roberts 20. Kris Stahl DNS. Doug Reinhard

600 Micros: 1. Josh Beamer 2. Tyson Mowery 3. Trevor Teats 4. Cody Hauch 5. Jeff Gyunia 6. Sierra Hauch 7. Bob Bogart 8.Mitchel Holden 9. Jeffrey Weaver 10. Eric Leonard 11. Timmy Bitner

4 Cylinders: 1. Tyler Watson 2. Blake Snyder 3. Michael Boring 4. Jimmy Delozier 5. Skylar Whitchley 6. Michael Luther 7. Chris Orwig 8. Shawn Wise 9. Chelsie Harris 10. Maddox Smith DNS: Zachery Rill, Kennedey Courter, Ernie Harris

Yoder and Benton are Repeat Winners at Clinton County

For Immediate Release
July 18, 2020

Mill Hall, PA – Andrew Yoder of Middleburg held off his uncle Jim Yoder in lapped traffic to win his second Limited Late Model event on Friday night.   It was the second consecutive win of the season for Yoder at the 3/8th mile oval, while Brad Benton of Duncansville claimed his second consecutive win the Pro Stock division.  Jeffrey Weaver of Lock Haven had a triumphant night winning the 270 and 600 micro sprint feature events and Luke Hoffner was victorious in the four cylinder division. 

Mike Smith of Renovo and Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove started on the front row of the 25 lap Smith Excavating Limited Late Models feature event.  Smith took the early lead with Jim Yoder, Kevin Probst, Joe Loffredo and Denny Fourney in the top five.   Smith and Jim Yoder battled for top spot, with Smith having a slight advantage as they crossed by the flag stand.  On lap number nine Jim Yoder made the pass for the lead, with Smith, Andrew Yoder, Probst, and Fourney as the top five contenders.  Andrew Yoder moved into second position on lap number 10 and set his sights on his Uncle Jim Yoder.  By the 15th circuit, the two Yoders battled in lapped traffic.  Andrew made several attempts for the lead but was not able to make the pass until lap number 22.  The event went nonstop, with Andrew Yoder claiming his second consecutive victory by a margin of 2 seconds over Jim Yoder. “It’s great when you can race like that against family, that was fun,” said Yoder in Victory Lane. Kevin Probst finished third, followed by Joe Lusk of Jersey Shore and Smith.  Sixth through tenth were Matt Cochran of Williamsport, Denny Fourney of Lock Haven, Matt Adams, Joe Loffredo and Jakob Piper.  Qualifiers were won by Smith and Adams.

In Pro Stock competition, Tommy Dawson of Wapwallopen and Brad Benton of Duncansville led the field to the green flag.  Dawson was the early race leader, until Benton took over the top honors with Dawson, Noah Jensen of Nescopeck, Rich Fye of Lock Haven and AY Schilling of Linden in the top five.  All top five cars were in contention to win the race, with Jensen pressuring Benton on every lap.  Dawson and Fye swapped positions several times for the third and fourth positions and Lock Haven’s Kevin VanAmburg who started twelfth moved into the top five on lap number twelve.  At the checkered flag it was Benton over Jensen, Dawson, Fye and Schilling. “To win a feature race here against this strong field of Pro Stock drivers is amazing, but to win two in a row is simply unbelievable.  I have lots of wins on this car, but it means a lot to win here,” said Benton.  Brandon Moser finished sixth, with VanAmburg, Rooster Peters, Brad Myers and Wayne Shaffer rounding out the top 10. Heat race winners were Jensen and Schilling. 

The 270 Micro Sprint feature had the red flap come out on the first lap when four cars tangled in turn number four.  Lock Haven’s Jeffrey Weaver quickly moved from his sixth starting spot to take the lead from Dan Wertman by the completion of lap number two.  The events second red flag waived, when Timmy Bitner of Beech Creek flipped his car on lap number three.  Following the restart, Weaver held off early race challenges from Bobby Sanso of Williamsport.  Sean McAndrew passed Sanso for the runner up position on lap number five, as Denny Reinheimer advanced from the thirteenth spot to take fourth position from Dan Wertman.  The field was slowed twice for cautions on lap 6 for a spin by Logan Hammaker and on lap 13 when Mitchell Holden’s top wing mounts broke forcing him to stop of the backstretch.  Weaver claimed the win by a margin of 1.386 seconds over McAndrews, Reinheimer, Ethan Spots and Sanso.  Sixth through tenth were Kyler Stahl, Wertman, Shawn Musser, Hammaker and Hunter Zimmerman.  Heat race winners were Weaver and McAndrews.

Weaver came to victory lane for a second time in one night as he was also victorious in the Werner Fuels 600 Micro Sprint division.  Weaver jumped into the early lead and led every lap to claim the victory.  Trevor Teats ran in the second position for the entire race but was unable to catch Weaver. The event had its only caution flag on the white flap lap when Derek Swartz spun in turn four.  At the checkered flag Weaver posted a slim .600 second margin of victory over Teats, Tyson Mowery, Josh Beamer, and Cody Hauch.  Ethan Spotts, Swartz, and Mitchell Holden completed the field. 

All time leading Late Model feature winner Luke Hoffner strapped into a four-cylinder to have some fun on Friday night.  Hoffner led every lap of the 12 lap main event and admitted that the four cylinders were harder to drive than his late model, but he had a blast doing it.  Hoffner also owns a dune buggy victory to his career win list at Clinton County dating back to the speedway’s inaugural season in 1989.  In the early stages of the race, Hoffner battled with Michael Boring.  Michael Luther, who started on the front row reclaimed the runner up position on lap number four but could not contend with Hoffner.  Hoffner earned the win over Boring, Skyler Witchley, Jimmy Deiozier and Chelsie Harris.  The heat race was also won by Hoffner.   

The Clinton County Speedway returns to racing this Friday night for another 5 division racing program. The Limited Late Models will be the featured division along with the Pro Stocks, 270 Micro Sprints, 600 Micro Sprints and 4 Cylinders.  Gates will open at 5:15PM and Racing will begin at 7:30PM.  For more information, visit www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or visit the speedway on Facebook

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Limited Late Models:  1. Andrew Yoder 2. Jim Yoder 3. Kevin Probst 4. Joe Lusk 5. Mike Smith 6. Matt Cochran 7. Denny Fourney 8. Matt Adams 9. Joe Loffredo 10. Jakob Piper 11. Jamin Chapman 12. Nick Loffredo 13. Tim Luben 14. Scott Dunham

Pro Stocks: 1. Bradley Benton 2. Noah Jensen 3. Tommy Dawson 4. Rich Fye 5. AY Schilling 6. Brandon Moser 7. Kevin VanAmburg 8. Rooster Peters 9. Brad Myers 10. Wayne Shaffer 11. Todd Geyer Sr. 12. Shaun Lawton 13. Robert Tressler DNS Logan Heil

600 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Trevor Teats 3. Tyson Mowery 4. Josh Beamer 5. Cody Hauck 6. Ethan Spotts 7. Derek Swartz 8. Mitchell Holden DNS Corey Brungard

270 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Sean McAndrew 3. Denny Rinehimer 4. Ethan Spotts 5. Bobby Sanso 6. Kyler Stahl 7. Dan Wertman 8. Shaun Musser 9. Logan Hammaker 10. Hunter Zimmerman 11. Mathew Dixson 12. Mitchel Holden 13. CJ Milliken 14. Timmy Bitner 15. Chris Stahl 16. Buddy Kramer 17. Doug Reinard

4 Cylinders: 1. Luke Hoffner 2. Michael Luther 3. Skyler Witchley 4. Jimmy Deiozier 5. Chelsie Harris 6. Maddox Smith 7. Michael Boring 8. Kennedey Courter DNS Zachery Rill. 

July 10th, Five Divisions and Kids Bicycle Races!

This Friday, July 1Oth will be a five division show plus kids bike races. Gates open at 5:15pm & Racing at 7:30pm. There is plenty of space to social distance. Kids 15 & under will get to race at intermission (all bike participants must wear a bike helmet). General Admission $12 with a $2 discount for students, seniors and military by showing ID. Kids 12 & under are free.

Yoder Wins Over Stellar Field at Clinton County

For Immediate Release
July 4, 2020
Mill Hall, PA – Twenty -nine Limited Late Models were in competition on Friday night, July 3rd at the Clinton County Speedway to kick-off the Fourth of July weekend that also included a fireworks show. Andrew Yoder recorded his 14th career victory in the Limited Late Model feature event. Other winners were A.J. Stroup in the Pro Stocks, Jeffery Weaver of Lock Haven in the 270 Micro Sprints, Cody Hauck in the 600 Micro Sprints and Maddox Smith of Renovo in the 4-Cylinder Division.
Andrew Yoder and Joe Lusk of Jersey Shore started on the front row for the 25-lap Limited Late Model Feature Event. Lusk led the opening laps with cautions occurring at the completion of lap 1 and lap 2, allowing Yoder restart alongside Lusk for the double file restarts. Again, Lusk was able to use the outside line to gain the lead heading into turn number one with Yoder utilizing the low side of the speedway. On lap number four, Yoder took the lead from Lusk, with Matt Cochran of Williamsport, Nick Erksrine, and JR Toner in the top five. On lap number 15, Cochran moved into the runner up position as the leaders began to encounter lapped traffic. The final caution flag of the event occurred on lap number 17 involving Toner. Yoder continuing to set the pace holding off Cochran, Erskine, Dan Zechman, and Lusk. Sixth through tenth were Mike Smith of Renovo, Ronnie Buttenfield, Joe Loffredo, Tim Luben of Mill Hall, and Bernie Whiteford. Heat Race winners were Yoder, Toner, and Cochran.
A.J. Stroup started on the outside of row number one for the 15 lap Pro Stock feature event alongside pole sitter Jason Smith of Williamsport. Stroup jumped to the front and led the first four circuits before a caution came out for Mill Hall’s Brad Myers. Linden’s AY Schilling pressured Stroup but was unable to take the position away. Defending Track Champion Noah Jenson of Nescopeck started in the 5th spot and began to challenge Schilling at the midpoint of the race. Jenson took the runner up position on lap number 9, but could not carry enough momentum to get around Stroup. Stroup claimed his first win of the season over Jenson, Schilling, Robert Tressler of Lock Haven, and Smith. Sixth through tenth were Brad Benton, Rich Fye, Wayne Shaffer, Cory Long and Marc Bitler. Heat races were won by Schilling and Stroup.
Nick Whitesel and Troy Whitesel started on the front row of the 270 Micro Feature Event. Nick Whitesel held off his father Troy as the duo raced into turn number one. On the completion of lap number three, fourth place started Jeffrey Weaver of Lock Haven passed Troy Whitesel for the runner up potion. The only caution of the event came out on next circuit, with three cars involved in an accident. Weaver used the restart as his opportunity to maneuver around Nick Whitesel to take the top position as 7th place starter Timmy Bitner moved into the third position followed by Quinn Robert and Kyler Stahl. By lap number nine, the leaders began to encounter lapped traffic. Weaver was able to put a few lapped cars between him and Whitesel to claim his second consecutive feature win over Whitesel, Roberts, Bitner and Bobby Sanso. Sixth through tenth were Stahl, Hunter Zimmerman, Dan Wertman, Dustin Roberts, and Jerold Heil. Qualifiers were won by Weaver and Stahl.
Cody Hauck and Jeffrey Weaver were the front row starters for the 15 lap Werner Fuels 600 Micro Sprint Feature Event. Hauck jumped into the led with Weaver close in tow. The red flag came out on lap number two, as several cars got together in turns three and four. All drivers were ok. On the restart, Hauck and Weaver raced hard into turns one and two. As the two battled for the lead, Weaver lost his left rear tire, bring out the caution and forcing him to retire his car to the pits for the evening. Hauck led the field back to the green flag, with his wife, Sierra Hauck on his back bumper with Josh Beamer, Dylan Anderson, and Tristan Hoffman completing the top five. Beamer moved into second on lap number 7 as Anderson moved into third. At the finish, Hauck scored his first win of the season over Beamer, Anderson, S. Hauck, and Tristian Hoffman. Sixth through tenth were Jeff Gyunia, Brock Peterbaugh, Mitchell Holden, Bob Bogart, and Bobby Sanso. Heat races were won by C. Hauch and Weaver.
Maddox Smith of Renovo started on the pole for the 12 lap 4-Cylinder feature event along side AJ Hoffner. The youngster led the field from green to checkered flag with Hoffner trying to contest for the lead. Hoffner’s hopes came up short of lap number 10, as his car had a front tire going flat, allowing Michael Boring to move into second. At the finish, Smith claimed his second consecutive victory over Boring, Sterling Kepner, Kennedy Courter, and Hoffner. Smith also won the heat race event.
Fans enjoyed a fireworks display to kick-off the Fourth of July Weekend and PA State Representative, Stephanie Borowitz waved the first green flag of the night following opening ceremonies.
The speedway is set to return with racing action this coming Friday, July 10th with a five division racing program featuring the Laurel Highlands RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 600 Micro Sprints, 270 Micro Sprints, and the Four Cylinders. In addition, kids will have the opportunity to participate in bicycle races. Gates will open at 5:15PM, Hot laps at 7:00PM and Racing at 7:30PM. For the most recent information about the speedway, visit www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow us on Facebook.
Results:
Limited Late Models: 1. Andrew Yoder 2. Matt Cochran 3. Nick Erskine 4. Dan Zechman 5. Joe Lusk 6. Mike Smith 7. Ronnie Buttenfield 8. Joe Loffredo 9. Tim Luben 10. Bernie Whiteford 11. JR Toner 12. Nick Loffredo 13. Kevin Probst 14. Chase Bowsman 15. Nate Smith 16. Denny Fourney 17. Caleb Whiteford 18. Mike Blazer DNS – Levi Ardery, Jarod Ivory, Matt Adams, Jared Ivory, Nate Smith, Doug Surra, Dan Boyd, Cody Lucas, Bob McMillen, Devin Hart, Dan Condo, Jamin Chapman
Pro Stock: 1. AJ Stroup 2. Noah Jensen 3. A.Y. Schilling 4. Robert Tressler 5. Jason Smith 6. Bradly Benton 7. Rich Fye 8. Wayne Shaffer 9. Cory Long 10. Marc Bitler 11. Kevin VanAmburg 12. Brad Myers 13. Brandon Moser 14. Tommy Dawson 15. Tim Steis 16. Mike Benton 17. Todd Geyer, Sr.
600 Micros: 1. Cody Hauck 2. Josh Beamer 3. Dylan Anderson 4. Sierra Hauck 5. Tristan Hoffman 6. Jeff Gyuina 7. Brock Puterbaugh 8. Mitch Holden 9 Bob Bogart 10. Jeffrey Weaver 11. Bobby Sanso 12. Timmy Bitner 13. Lance Spotts 14. John Adams 15. Tyson Mowery 16. Derek Swartz 17. Dermot Thompson
270 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Troy Whitesel 3. Quinn Roberts 4. Timmy Bitner 5. Bobby Sanso 6. Kyler Stahl 7. Hunter Zimmerman 8. Dan Wertman 9. Dustin Roberts 10. Jerrod Heil 11. Preston Phillips 12. Mathew Dixon 13. Buddy Kramer 14. Michael Holden 15. Kyle Keiper 16. Gary Keister 17. Nick Whitesel 18. Logan Hammaker 19. JR Horwar 20. John Roberts
4-Cylinders: 1. Maddox Smith 2. AJ Hoffner 3. Michael Boring 4. Sterling Kepner 5. Cody Cassloff 6. Kenney Courter 7. Michael Luther 8. John Bowen 9. Skylar Witchler 10. Zachary Rill 11. Eric Midler
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Clinton County Speedway Opens with Sprint Car Father & Son Finishing First and Second

For Immediate Release
June 27, 2020

Mill Hall, PA – The Clinton County Speedway opened its 2020 racing season on Friday Night featuring the Laurel Highlands RaceSaver Sprint Cars, presented by Gary’s Motor Mart.  Dale Schweikart of Linden claimed the victory in the 25-lap event in a contested battle with his son, Dakota Schweikart.   Other winners of the night include Garret Bard in the 600 Micro Sprints, Jeffrey Weaver of Lock Haven in the 270 Micro Sprints, Robert Tressler of Lock Haven in the Pro Stocks and Maddox Smith of Renovo in the 4 Cylinder Division. 

Dakota Schweikart and Jared Zionkowski of Wyalusing led the field of 25 sprint cars to the green flag.  After the completion of the first lap, four cars tangle in turn three to bring out the caution.  While under caution, Zionkowski’s car came to stop on the front stretch forcing him to the pits where his crew was able to make a repair and have him rejoin at the rear of the field.  Zionkowski’s misfortune allowed Dale Schweikart to move to the front row for the restart along side his son. 

Dakota Schweikart led his father in a contested battle for the lead, with Dakota running on the low side of the speedway forcing Dale to try to make a pass on the high side.  After several attempts of trying to pass Dakota, Dale made the pass at the completion of lap number eight, with Jeffrey Weaver, Scott Lutz and Garret Bard running in the top five.  By lap number 12, the leaders were beginning to encounter lapped traffic.  Larry McVey of Bordentown, NJ advanced from twelfth starting spot to contest with the top five by the midway point of the race.  The final caution of the event came out on lap number 18, when Dylan Proctor of Lock Haven and Todd Lynn of Hollidaysburg spun in turn number two.

Dale Schweikart was able to hold off the late race challenges by his son to pick up the victory.  “It’s a neat feeling and proud moment to race against my son, but I was faster in turns 3 and 4 and was able to make the pass,” said Dale Schweikart. “It a great night when you can finish one-two.”  Weaver, Lutz and McVay completed the top five.  Jacob Gomola of Seneca charged from the 24th spot to finish 6th, Garret Bard, Kruz Kepner, Zionkowski, and Proctor completed the top ten.  Heat races were won by Lynn, Weaver, and Lutz.

In Pro Stock competition, Tommy Dawson and Brad Myers lead the field for the initial start with Myers taking the early lead.  During a caution on lap number two, Myers stopped on the track, giving up the lead to Dawson.   Dawson commanded most of the race, with a heated battle between Robert Tressler, Ay Schilling, Noah Jensen, and Kevin VanAmburg for the top 5.  Tressler made a pass for the lead on lap number twelve and Jensen moving into second place on the final lap.  Tressler picked up the win over Jensen, Dawson, VanAmburg, and Brandon Moser.  Sixth through tenth were AY Schilling, Corey Long, Mark Bitler, Brad Benton, and Brad Myers.  Heat racess were won by Tressler and Schilling


 Lance Spotts and Bobby Sanso of Williamsport led the field of 20 Werner Fuels 600 Micro Sprints to the green flag.  Spotts took the early lead with 3rd place starter Garret Bard in pursuit.  Bard took the lead on lap number three from Spotts.  At the halfway point of the race, Bard led Spotts with Tyson Mowery, Mason Peters, and Cody Hauck running in the top five.  A late race caution on lap number 12 gave the field one last opportunity to pass Bard.  Bard held on for the final three laps to claim the victory over Spotts, Mowery, Peters, Jeffrey Weaver, Hauck, Jeff Guyrinia, Sierra Hauck, Derek Swartz, and Cory Brungard.  Qualifying Races were won by Spotts and Sanso.

The 270 Micro Sprints saw Sean McAndrew and Kyler Stahl lead the field for the initial green flag.  Fifth place starter Jeffry Weaver took command of the field by the second circuity with McAndrewl, Troy Whitsel, Ethan Spotts and Bobby Sanso running in the top five.   The red flag came out on lap 13, when four cars came together, and one car tipped over on its side.  All drivers were okay.   In the final laps Weaver held off McAndrewl, Whitesel, Sanso and Spotts.  Sixth through tenth were Stahl, Dan Wertman Timmy Bitner, Denny Rineheimer, and Hunter Zimmerman.  Heat races were won by Whitsel and Spotts. 

The Glen O Hawbaker 4 Cylinders made their debut with a new stock rules package.   The division premiered with 9 cars in competition, with several cars planning to be completed in the coming weeks.   Maddox Smith and Tyler Watson set the pace for the start of the feature event. Smith jumped out to the early lead and led every lap of the 12-lap feature event to claim his first career victory.   Sterling Kepner raced from the 6th spot to finish second, Michael Boring was third, Kennedy Courter finished fourth, and Zachery Rill finished fifth

The Clinton County Speedway returns on Friday, July 3rd with a 5 division show featuring the Limited Late Models.   The race will be a Limited Late Models – Semi Late Model Challenge event sponored by G.F.Y. Racing Supply.  The top three semi late models will receive a bonus of $100, $50, $25 respetively complements of G.F.Y. Racing Supply.  In addition the Pro Stocks, 600, 270s ,and 4 Cylinders will be part of the racing program.  Gates will open at 5:15, Hotlaps at 7PM and Racing at 7:30PM.  For the most recent news about the speedway, visit the website at www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook. 

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Sprints (25laps): 1.) Dale Schweikart 2.) Dakota Schweikart 3.) Jeffrey Weaver 4.) Scott Lutz 5.)Larry McVay 6.) Jacob Gomola 7.) Garret Bard 8.) Kruz Kepner 9.) Jared Zionkowski 10.) Dylan Proctor 11.) Tyler Cochran 12.) John Walp 13.) Reed Thompson 14.) Roger Irvine 15.) Fred Arnold 16.) Chris Kreider 17.) Josh Beamer 18.)Matt Tebbs 19.) Todd Lynn 20.) Derek Hauck 21.) Mike Murphy Jr. 22.) Cody Hackenberry 23.) Ray Sheetz 24.) Jim Kennedy 25.) Daryl Stimeling

Pro Stocks : 1. Robert Tressler 2. Noah Jensen 3. Tommy Dawson 4. Kevin VanAmburg 6. AY Schilling 7. Cory Long 8. Marc Bitler 9. Bard Benton 10. Brad Myers 11. Rich Fye DNS: Ron Benton

600 Micros: 1. Garret Bard 2. Lance Spotts 3. Tyson Mowery 4. Mason Peters 5. Jeffrey Weaver 6. Cody Hauck 7. Jeff Gyurina 8. Sierra Hauck 9. Derek Swartz 10. Cory Brungard 11. Bobby Sanso 12. Josh Beamer 13. Trever Teats 14. Dermont Thompson 15. Mitchell Holden 16. Brock Peterbaugh 17. Bob Bogart 18. Timmy Bitner DNS: Donald Werner, Eric Leonard

270 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2.Sean McAndrew 3. Troy Whitesel 4. Bobby Sanso 5. Ethan Spotts 6. Kyler Stahl 7. Dan Wertman  8. Timmy Bitner 9. Denny Rinehimer 10. Hunter Zimmerman 11. Buddy Kramer12. Mitchell Holden 13. Shawn Musser 14. Nicholas Whitsel, 15. Logan Hammaker

4 Cylinders: 1. Maddox Smith 2. Sterling Kepner 3. Michael Boring 4. Kennedy Courter 5. Zachery Rill 6. Shane Witchley 7. Chelsie Harris 8. Blake Snyder 9. Tyler Watson

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Photo:  Dale Schweikart of Linden wins the Season Opener for Sprint Cars at the Clinton County Speedway

Contact: Jason McCahan
                Clinton County Speedway
                78 Race Track Road
                Mill Hall, PA 17751

                Phone: 570-898-0125
                Email: info@clintoncountyspeedway.com

Clinton County Speedway Ready for June 26th

The Speedway is set to go racing on Friday June 26th.  The five division program will feature the Laurel Highlands RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 600 Micros, 270 Micros and the 4 Cylinders.

Gates open at 5:15PM, Hot Laps at 7PM, Racing at 7:30PM 
General Admission is $12 with a $2 discount for students, senior citizens and military with an ID. 

Concessions will be open.  There is plenty of space to social distance.