Ryan Zook Adds Clinton County’s Stroud Memorial to His Resume

Mill Hall, PA – Ryan Zook of Mifflintown claimed the coveted Lenny Stroud Jr. Memorial on Friday Night at the Clinton County Speedway. The win was worth $1,200 and was Zook’s first career victory at the 1/3-mile oval. AJ Stroup of Middleburg won the Pro Stocks, Tyler Clowes of Selinsgrove won his second consecutive 270 Micro Feature and Matt Weaver of Spring Mills won the Four-Cylinder feature event.

Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove and Ryan Zook led the Limited Late Model field to the green flag of the Len Stroud Jr. Memorial. Zook utilized the outside lane to get around Yoder as the duo exited the second turn. As the field raced through turns three and four, a car got sideways, causing a six-car pileup blocking the speedway. All drivers were ok.

Upon the restart, Zook again took the lead exiting turn number two. With five laps complete, Zook was leading Yoder, Jennifer Lesher, Andrew Yoder and Larry Baer. The caution came out on lap number six, when Andrew Yoder stopped with a flat tire. His crew was able to make the tire change and he rejoined at the rear of the field. Two laps later Andrew Yoder was involved in a second caution, when he and Wayne Shaffer got together at the exit of turn two.

Defending track champion Matt Cochran who was involved in the opening lap incident had raced his way back up to the top five by lap number nine. At the midway mark of the race, Zook was leading Jim Yoder, Cochran, Lisher, and Baer. By lap number 14, Nick Loffredo had entered the top five.

The final caution of the event occurred on lap number 16. Zook was flawless on the restart to hold off Yoder. With five laps remaining Zook began to stretch out his lead over Yoder, Cochran, Loffredo and Baer. Zook took the checkered flag by a margin of 2.5 seconds over Yoder, Cochran, Loffredo and Baer. Sixth trough tenth were Cody Lear, Jennifer Lesher, Maddox Smtih, Lucas Adams and Tim Luben. Qualifying races were won by Zook and Maddox Smith.

Brent Gorder and Noah Kissinger were the front row starters for the Pro Stock feature event. Kissinger took the early lead over Gordner and third place starter AJ Stroup. The caution flag waved on lap number three for Ron Ergott. Following the restart, Stroup charged forward to take the lead from Kissinger. At the midway point, Stroup was leading Kissinger, Cory Long, AY Schilling and Gordner. The remainder of the event went caution free, allowing Stroup the ability to extend his lead. At the checkered flag Stroup had a 1.229 second lead over Kissinger, Long, Schilling and Gorder. Sixth through tenth were Larry Knight, Kris Orwig Sr., Rich Fye, Logan Hile, and Ronald Ergott. Heat races were won by Schilling and Gordner

Jillian Maurer started on the pole of the 270 Micro Sprint feature event and led the first four laps. By the completion of lap number five, fifth place starter, Tyler Clowes took over the lead with Cory Stabley, Hunter Zimmerman, and Michael Petock running in the top five. Zimmerman passed Stabley on the next circuit to take over the third postion. With five laps remaining, Clowes continued to lead Maurer, Zimmerman, Stabley and Petock. Petock took the fourth postion from Stabley on lap number eleven. Clowes continued to lead the final laps to win his second consecutive feature event. Mauer was second followed by Zimmerman, Petock, and Nathan Bacon. Sixth through tenth were Logan Hammaker, Cory Stabley, Bobby Sanso, Chase Roberts and Matt Dixson. Heats were won by Petock and Sanso.

Jason Koch led the first lap of the Four Cylinder feature and was passed by Tim Teneyck who led the second lap. By lap three, Matt Weaver took over the top position. As Teneyck, Zak Kline and Kyler Stahl were all battling for postion, Teneyck’s car appeared to have something break as his right front dug into the track at the exit of turn four and rolled over, bringing out the red flag. Teneyck was ok. Weaver would hold off the challenges of Kline on the restart. By lap six, Weaver led Kline, Stahl, Hunter Flook, and Koch. Coty Maines moved into the top five on lap number eleven. Weaver edged out Kline for the win, the second of his career. Third through tenth were Stahl, Flook, Maines, Koch, Larry Beachel Jr., Garrett Lucas, Alyssa Snook and Summer Beachel. Heat races were won by Kline and Flook.

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday with a four division show presented by the Williamsport Crosscutters. Staff from the Crosscutters as well as their beloved mascot, Boomer will be greeting fans. The first 1,000 fans will receive a ticket to a Crosscutter baseball game. In competition will be the RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 270 Micros and the Four Cylinders. It will also be photograph and autograph night with an opportunity for fans to meet the drivers during intermission. Gates open at 5PM and hot laps begin at 7PM.

Limited Late Models: 1. Ryan Zook, 2. Jim Yoder 3. Matt Cochran 4. Nick Loffredo 5. Larry Baer 6. Cody Lear 7. Jennifer Lesher 8. Maddox Smith 9. Lucas Adams 10. Tim Luben 11. Danny Beatty 12. Len Stroud Sr. 13. Wayne Shaffer 14. Andrew Yoder 15. Doug Surra 16, Joe Loffredo 17. Johnny Bouse 18. JR Tonder 19. Hunter Fulton DNS Joe Lusk, Troy Bennett, Matt Adams

Pro Stocks 1. AJ Stroup 2. Noah Kissinger 3. Cory Long 4. AY Schilling 5. Brent Gordner 6. Larry Knight 7. Kris Orwig Sr. 8. Rich Fye 7. Marc Bitler 9. Logan Hile 10. Ronald Ergott

270 Micros: 1. Tyler Clowes 2. Jillian Maurer, 3. Hunter Zimmerman 4. Michael Petock 5. Nathan Bacon 6. Logan Hammaker 7 Cory Stabley 8. Bobby Sanso 9. Chase Roberts 10. Matt Dixson 11. Garrison Zook 12. Cameron McClure 13. Mathew Dixson 14 Paris Hewes 15. Lester Stabley 16. Colton Guiher 17. Dustin Roberts 18. Tom Quiggle 19 Mac Wert DNS Mark Snyder

Four Cylinders: 1. Matt Weaver 2. Zak Kline 3. Kyler Stahl 4. Hunter Flook 5. Coty Maines 6. Jason Kock 7. Larry Beachel Jr 8. Garrett Lucas 9. Alyssa Snook 10. Summer Beachel 11. Ken Smith 12. Tim Teneyck 13. Kevin Trimpey

Autin Reed Wins Founders Cup at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Autin Reed of New Cumberland won the Founders Cup race on Friday Night at the Clinton County Speedway. It was Reeds second career victory at the speedway, his previous win was the coveted Nittany 40 in 2022. Defending track champion, Cory Long of Selinsgrove won the Pro Stock feature. Tyler Clowes of Selinsgrove won the 270 Micro Feature event and Zac Kline of Jersey Shore won the 4-Cylinders.

Thirty-five RaceSaver Sprint cars were in competition for the Founders Cup, a race held in honor of the speedway’s founders, Del Shank of Mifflintown and Tedd Reitz of Middleburg who opened the speedway in 1989. Picture Rock’s Josh Beamer and Selinsgrove’s Ken Duke brought the field to the green flag for the start of the 25 lap feature event. 

Duke led the first two circuits until Reed advanced from his fourth place starting spot to take command of the field on lap number three. By lap number five, Reed was leading Duke, Johnny Smith of Scranton, Beamer, and Dustin Prettyleaf of Williamsport. Smith passed Duke utilizing the high line around the speedway on lap number seven and one lap later worked his way around Reed. At the halfway mark, Smith continued to cruise around the top side of the speedway, leading Reed, Duke, Prettyleaf and Mikey Smith.

Smith seemed unstoppable using the upper grove as he paced his way through lapped traffic. Misfortune struck on lap number 16, as Smith’s engine blew in turns three and four. Reed inherited the lead with Duke running in second. With the restart, Reed held off the challenge of Duke, but Duke stayed with him for a battle to the end. Owen Dimm, who started eighth, moved into the top five and was running third with five laps to go. Timmy Bittner of Beech Creek advanced from 18th battled with Dimm with Mikey Smith completing the top five. Duke remained within striking distance of Reed but couldn’t make a pass for the lead.  At the finish, Reed held off Duke by .589 seconds. Dimm was third, followed by Bittner and Mike Smith. Sixth through tenth were Prettyleaf, Dustin Young, Mike Koehler, Matt Tebbs and Josh Beamer. Heats were won by Mike Koehler, Owen Dimm, Duke, and Dustin Young. The B-main was won by Zack Rhodes

Twenty 270 Micro Sprints came to the green flag with Logan Hammaker and Mason McAndrew leading the field. McAndrew led lap number one. Third place starter, Tyler Clowes took the lead by the completion of lap number two. Zach Glass quickly moved into second place with McAndrew in the top three. Clowes’ pace was slowed when the caution was thrown on lap number eight. Following the restart Clowes was leading Glass, Mac Wert, Jillian Maurer and Hammaker. Clowes would maintain the lead over Glass, Hammaker, McAndrew, Michael Petock, and Jason Klinger. Sixth through tenth were Hunter Zimmerman, Matt Dixson, Cory Stabley, and Andrew Petock. Heat races were won by Clowes and McAndrew.

Noah Jensen and Cory Long started on the front row of the Pro Stock feature event. Long led the first two circuits, before the caution flag waved when two cars spun. The restart bunched the field on Long’s back bumper. Long and Jensen battled lap after lap for the top spot. With five laps completed, Long, Jensen, AY Schilling, Tommy Dawson and Rich Fye were running in the top five. The top five continued to in a tight race running fender to fender. On lap number 13, Logan Hile passed Fye to enter the top five. In the closing laps, Jensen was glued to Long’s back bumper just looking for an opportunity to make a pass. As the field came out of turn four on the final lap, Long edged Jensen by three tenths of a second.  Schilling Dawson and Hile completed the top five. Sixth through tenth were Fye, Marc Bitler, Larry Knight, Danny Jensen, and Ronald Ergott. Heat races were won by Schilling and Dawson.

Zak Kline started on the pole and led from green to checkered flag to claim his second career victory. The events only caution occurred on lap number two, when Terry Karichner lost a wheel. Matt Weaver was running second until Hunter Flook took over second on lap number five, followed by Garrett Lucas, With two laps to go, the leaders were in lapped traffic.  Kline scored the victory over Hunter Flook, Garrett Lucas, Tim Teneyck, Larry Beachel Jr. Kyler Stahl, Matt Weaver, Coty Maines James Koch, and Ken Smith. Heat races were won by Beachel and Weaver.

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday with a four division show featuring the Limited Late Models for the Len Stroud Jr Memorial paying #1,200 to win. The  Pro Stocks, 270 Micros and the Four Cylinders will also be racing for an additional $100 added to their purses.  Gates open at 5PM and hot laps begin at 7PM. For the latest speedway information visit the speedways website at clintoncountyspeedway.com

Sprint Cars: 1. Austin Reed 2. Ken Duke Jr. 3. Owen Dimm 4. Timmy Bittner 5. Mikey Smith 6. Dustin Prettyleaf 7. Dustin Young 8. Mike Koehler 9. Matt Tebbs 10. Josh Beamer 11. John Scarborough 12. Wyatt Walizer 13. Kasey Weaver 14. Kruz Keppner 15. Derek Swartz 16. Dakota Schweikart 17. Austin Greenland 18. Ryan Lynn 19. Mike Alleman 20. Kolby Weaver 21. Zack Rhodes 22. Johnny Smith 23. Nolan Groves 24. Hunter Hite

DNS: Dale Schweikart, Andrew Boyer, Josh Spicer, Wes Matthews, Jeff Weaver Sr., Karl Walizer, Jr., Jeremy Hill, Jim Kennedy, Mariah Romig, Bill Sheehan, Reed Thompson

 Pro Stocks 1, Cory Long 2. Noah Jenson 3. AY Schilling 4. Tommy Dawson 5. Logan Hile 6. Rich Fye 7. Marc Bitler 8. Larry Knight 9. Danny Jensen 10. Ronald Ergott 11. Rodney Wagner 12. Noah Kissinger 13. AJ Stroup 14. Brent Gardner

270 Micros: 1. Tyler Clowes 2. Zachary Glass 3. Logan Hammaker 4. Mason McAndrew 5. Michael Petock 6. Jason Klinger 7. Hunter Zimmerman 8. Matt Dixson 9. Cory Stabley 10. Andrew Petock 11. Tom Quiggle 12. Parris Hewes 13. Mac Wert 14. Jillian Maurer 15. Dustin Roberts 16. Matthew Dixon 17. Dakota Brubaker 18. Colton Guiher 19. Bobby Sanso 20. Lester Stabley

Four Cylinders: 1. Zak Kline 2.  Hunter Flook 3. Garrett Lucas 4. Tim Teneyck 5. Larry Beachel Jr 6. Kyler Stahl 7. Matt Weaver 8. Coty Maines 9. James Koch 10. Ken Smith 11. Alyssa Snook 12 Summer Beachel 13. Terry Karichner 

Rhodes tops Record-Breaking Field at Clinton County

Mill Hall, PA – Zach Rhodes of McVeyton won the RaceSaver Sprint Car season opener at the 1/3-mile, Clinton County Speedway.   45 RaceSaver Sprints were on hand, setting an all-time high number of sprint cars in competition.   Jeffrey Weaver won the 270 Micro Sprints, Tommy Dawson won the Pro Stock and Hunter Flook won the 4 Cylinders. 

Kenny Heffner and Dustin Young started on the front row of the 25 lap RaceSaver Sprints feature event.   Heffner jumped into the early lead with Young, Jeremy Kornbau, Mike Allman and Rhodes in the top five.   Rhodes moved up to fourth by the completion of lap number 2 and took third place on lap number six.  By lap number ten the leaders were closing in on the back of the field and would soon be encountering lapped traffic.  

Heffner was attempting to put Ken Duke down a lap when the two touched as they exited turn four, allowing Rhodes and Kornbau to take over first and second.  Defending track champion Timmy Bittner entered the top five on lap number thirteen.   With fifteen laps completed, Rhodes was leading Kornbau, Heffner, Young and Bittner.  A caution waved on lap number 19, with Rhodes leading Kornbau, Bittner, Heffner, and Austin Reed. 

On the restart, Kornbau passed Rhodes, but officials determined it was a jump and was put back two positions at the conclusion of the event.  Rhodes was credited with the victory over Timmy Bittner, Kornbau, Austin Reed and Heffner.  Sixth through tenth were Mike Alleman, Jeffrey Weaver, Josh Spicer, Dakota Schweikart, and Nolan Groves. 

Heat races were won by Bittner, Jacob Gamola, Rhodes  and Dakota Schweikart.  Consultation events were won by Ken Duke and Josh Beamer.

In Pro Stock competition, Tommy Dawson and Marc Bitler started on the front row.  Dawson took command of the field from the drop of the green flag.   Logan Hile, who started fifth moved into the runner up postion on lap number two and would chase Dawson to the checkered flag.  AJ Stroup who started tenth worked his way up to the third spot with Noah Kissinger and Noah Jensen rounding out the top five.  Heats were won by Dawson and AY Schilling.

Jeffrey Weaver extended his streak to three consecutive opening day victories by claiming the 270 Micro Sprint feature event.  Weaver advanced from the fifth place starting spot with Cory Stabley in pursuit followed by Tyler Clowes.  Jillian Maurer who started third, fell back to sixth, but worked her way back into the top three in the closing laps of the event.   On the final lap, Weaver held off Stabley as Maurer finished third.  Tom Quiggle and Hunter Zimmerman rounded out the top five.  Heats were won by Maurer and Clowes

Matt Weaver started on the outside of the front row and led the opening lap of the Four Cylinder main event.   As the field came to complete the second circuit, Zak Kline who was battling in the top five crashed on the front stretch to bring out the red flag.  Following the restart, Flook passed Weaver for the lead.   The remainder of the event went caution free with Flook leading the rest of the way.   Larry Beachel passed Weaver on the final lap to take the runner up postion.   Weaver finished third, Brandon Farver was fourth, and Jason Koch completed the top five.   Heat races were won by Flook and Kline.

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday with a four division show featuring the Limited Late Models, Pro Stocks, 270 Micros and the Four Cylinders.  Gates open at 5PM and hot laps begin at 7PM.  For the latest speedway information visit the speedways website at clintoncountyspeedway.com

Sprint Cars: 1. Zach Rhodes 2. Timmy Bittner 3. Jeremy Kornbau 4. Austin Reed 5. Kenny Heffner 6. Mike Allman 7. Jeffrey Weaver 8. Josh Spicer 9. Dakota Schweikart 10. Nolan Groves 11. Dale Schweikart 12. Johnny Smith 13. Josh Beamer 14. Mike Koehler 15. Dustin Young 16. Jim Pattock 17 Kruz Keppner 18. Jacob Gamola 19. Alan Rhodes 20. Kasey Weaver 21. Ryan Lynn 22. Paul Moyer 23. John Scarborough 24. Ken Duke, Jr.

DNS: Brandon Varner, Matt Tebbs, Reed Thompson, Wyatt Walizer, Karl Walizer, Mikey Smith, Wes Mathews, Andrew Boyer, Mariah Romig, Eric Mathiott, Mark Reynolds, Derek Swartz, Dustin Prettyleaf, Kyle Knopp, Kolby Weaver, Bill Sheehan, Erick Knopp, Hunter Hite, Chris Kreider, Owen Dimm

Pro Stocks 1, Tommy Dawson 2. Logan Hile 3. AJ Stroup 4. Noah Kissinger 5. Noah Jensen 6. AY Schilling 7. Rich Fye 8. Marc Bitler 9. Larry Knight 10. Ronald Ergott 11. Brett Gordner 12. Rodney Wagner

270 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Cory Stabley 3. Jillian Maurer 4. Tom Quiggle 5. Hunter Zimmerman 6. Tyler Clowes 7. Andrew Petock 8. Mark Snyder 9. Colton Guiher 10. Matt Dixon 11. Tucker Byers 12. Trenton Beason 13. Dustin Robers 14. Mac Wert DNS Lester Stabley, Chase Hauck

Fout Cylinders: 1. Hunter Flook  2. Larry Beachel Jr 3. Matt Weaver 4. Brandon Farver 5. Jason Koch 6. Garrett Lucas 7, Terry Karichner 8. Allen Robinson 9. Ken Smith 10. Michal Green 11. Zak Kline 12. Brett Shirk 13. Jon Stringfellow DNS Tim Teneych

Clinton County Speedway Honors Champions

Mill Hall, PA – The Clinton County Fair Association and Speedway management honored the accomplishments of the drivers from the 2023 season .   The annual awards banquet was held at the Sugar Valley Fire Company’s Social Center on Saturday evening.

The speedway celebrated its 35th anniversary season with a number of special events.  Clinton County hosted the opening night of the inaugural Appalachian Super Late Model Speedweek, the 600 Micro Speedway and NASCAR Legend Kenny Schrader.  The speedway also launched its own beer in partnership with Floating Feathers Brewery of Mill Hall, PA and premiered a movie documentary with Penn State University. 

RaceSaver Sprint Car Champion, Timmy Bittner and Speedway Promoter Jason McCahan

Beech Creek’s Timmy Bittner was recognized at the 2023 RaceSaver Sprint Car Champion.   Bittner had three wins and six top five finishes.  Bittner, in his second season of full size sprint car competition, also earned IMCA’s Pennsylvania State Championship.  Dale Schweikart of Linden finished second followed by Picture Rocks Josh Beamer, Jacob Gomalola from Guys Mills and Dustin Prettyleaf of Williamsport.  Sprint Car Rookie of the Year was Derrick Swartz.

Limited Late Model Champion Matt Cochran and Speedway Promoter Jason McCahan

Matt Cochran of Williamsport, driving for Russ Clark Motorsports, earned the Limited Late Model Championship.  Andrew Yoder of Middleburg finished second, Matt Admas of New Cumberland was third, JR Toner of Bellefonte was fourth and Jennifer Lesher of Jonestown completed the top five. 

The Pro Stock division offered one of the closest contested championship battles during the 2023 season.   Cory Long of Selinsgrove had 4 wins and 15 top-fives to help earn him the championship.  Johnny Bouse of Hughesville finished the season in second place with 6 victories and 14 top-five finishes.  Noah Kissinger of Bloomsburg finished the season in third, Marc Bitler of Milton was fourth and AJ Stoup of Richfield was fifth.  Larry Knight was the Pro Stock Rookie of the Year.

Skyler Phillips had one victory and 14 top five finishes and earned his first championship in the 4 Cylinder division.  Zak Kline of Jersey Shore was second, Matt Weaver of Spring Mills was third, Coty Maines of Jersey Shore was fourth and Kyler Stahl of Watsontown finished fifth.  Garrett Lucas of Centre Hall won Rookie of the Year honors.

In Micro Sprint competition, Cory Stabley of Blanchard earned two championships claiming both the 270 and 600 Micro Sprint top honors.  In 270 Micro Sprint competition, Stabley had 12 top-five finishes.   Jeffrey Weaver of Lock Haven was second, Mac Wert of Milroy was third, Jillian Maure of Elysburg was fourth and Logan Hammaker of Williamsport completed the top five.  Colton Guiher was the 270 Micro Sprint Rookie of the Year

In 600 Micro Sprints Stabley won the championship over Corye Bowmaster, Mitchell Holden of Howard and Johnny Smith and Mikey Smith, both of Scranton. Stabley was also the Rookie of the Year.   

The speedway will start the 2024 season on Sunday, April 14 at 1PM

For the latest updates and events at the Clinton County Speedway, visit the website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or like us on Facebook. 

Shoemaker Takes Clinton County Speedway Finale

Mill Hall, PA – Shawn Shoemaker of Mount Union, PA was quick from the time he unloaded on Saturday at the 1/3-mile Clinton County Speedway. Shoemaker claimed the $2,000 top prize for the Limited Late Models presented by Snyder’s Concessions. Other winners for the season finale included: Dylan Cecee in the Pro Stocks; Jeffrey Weaver in  the 270 Micros and Zak Kline in the 4-cylinders 

Rayn Zook and Shoemaker started on the front row for the 40-lap main event. Showmaker quickly jumped into the lead with Shoemaker, Adnrew Yoder Matt Cochran, and Matt Adams in the top five. On lap number seven, Yoder cleared Zook to take the second position. On lap number eight the caution came out for Maddox Smith. Following the restart, Shoemaker and Yoder continued their battle for the lead. On lap number eleven, the caution occurred for two cars in turn number three involving Joe Lusk and Tom Decker III. Shoemaker continued to lead on lap number 15, with Yoder, Zook Cochran and Colby Fry in the top five running order. The battle between Shoemaker and Yoder intensified as they encountered lapped traffic. While contesting for the lead, Yoder got tangled with a lapped car, bringing out the caution. Yoder took his machine to the pit area, allowing Zook to reclaim the third position. On lap number 20, Shoemaker and Zook were leading Cochran, Jim Yoder, and Jakob Piper. Yoder moved into the third position on lap number twenty-three. While racing through lapped traffic, Shoemaker continued to hit his marks and would lead the remaining laps to claim the victory over Zook, Yoder, Piper and Evin Frey. Matt Cochran was sixth followed by Maddox Smith, Wes Bonebrake, JR Toner, and Tyson Mowery. Heat races were won by Zook, Andrew Yoder, Showmaker, Jim Yoder. Tommy Slanker won the B-main. Colbey Frye set a new one -lap track record setting a fast time of 13.836.

“We are usually a ½ mile team,” said Shoemaker in victory lane. “We decided to try something different today and the car was fast from the time we unloaded.”  28 Limited Late Models signed in for competition. Matt Cochran of Williamsport won the 2023 season championship.

Johnny Bouse and Rick Potter lead the field of Pro Stocks to the green flap for the 35-lap event presented by Keystone Rail Recovery.  Bouse jumped into the early lead with Potter in tow. Fifth place started Dylan Cecee advanced to third by the completion of lap number three. On lap number six, Cecee passed Bouse for the top spot. By lap number ten, Cecee started to distance himself from Bouse, Potter, Noah Kissinger and Corey Long. Potter and Bouse were racing for position, as Bouse spun in turns three and four on the fourteenth circuit. Cecee began to pull away from Potter as Kissinger, Long and AJ Hoffman were in a contested battle for third, fourth and fifth positions. Long took over third on lap numbertwenty-onee. On lap number 32, Hoffman took over the third spot. Cecee continued to work his way through lapped traffic to claim the $1,000 top prize. Potter was second, AJ Hoffman was third. Fourth through tenth were Brent Gordner, Cory Long, Logan Hile, Tommy Dawson, Noal Jensen, Larry Knight, and Noah Kissinger. Heats were won by Cecee and Marc Bitler.

Corey Stabley led the first three laps of the 270 Micro Sprint Feature. Fourth place starter, Jeffrey Weaver took the lead by the completion of lap number four. By lap number seven, Weaver and Stabley were in lapped traffic. On lap number ten Weaver led Stabley, Tyler Clowes, Jillian Mauer and Mac Wert. Weaver continued to a blistering pace and continued to click off the laps. The event went non-stop, giving Weaver an automatic 20 lap record of 5:00.082.  Stabley finished second and claimed the season championship over Weaver. Tyler Clowes, Mac Wert and Hunter Zimmerman completed the top five. Sixth through then were Shaun Musser, Jillian Mauer, Matt Dixson, Colton Guiher and Lester Stabley. Heat races were won by Weaver and Stabley.

Kyler Stahl and Larry Beachel brought the field of 4-cylinders to the green flag. Beachel took the lead from Stahl to lead the opening circuit. With five laps completed, Beachel was leading Stahl, Zak Kline, and Matt Weaver.  Kline wrestled the runner up position from Stahl on lap number eight. By lap number twelve the leaders began to encounter lapped traffic. Kline made his move on lap number eleven to take the lead. Weaver took the second spot on lap number 28. Weaver tried to chase Kline down with a $1,000 on the line presented by NAPA/Toner Auto Parts. Weaver took one last chance as the top two exited turn number four. Kline held off Weaver by .156 seconds to secure his first career win. Larry Beachel, Kyler Stahl, and Hunter Flook round out the top five. Sixth through tenth were Kevin Trimpey, Michael Barrett, Terry Karichner, Nick Snook, and Coty Maines. Heat races were won by Skylar Phillps, Kevin Trimpey and Hunter Flook. Skylar Phillps won the season championship.

The Clinton County Speedway will next plan the 2023 awards banquet where the 2023 season champions will be recognized, Timmy Bittner (RaceSaver Sprints), Matt Cochran (Limited Late Models), Corey Long (Pro Stocks) Corey Stabley (270 & 600 Micro Sprints) and Skylar Phillps (4-Cylinders). Banquet details and how to obtain tickets will be announced at a later date. For the latest information and updates during the off season, visit the speedway’s website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook, X and Instagram.    

Limited Late Models: 1. Shawn Shoemaker 2. Ryan Zook 3. Jim Yoder 4. Jakob Piper 5. Devin Frey 6. Matt Cochran 7. Maddox Smith 8. Wes Bonebrake 9. JR Toner 10. Tyson Mowery 11. Tom Decker Jr. 12. Joe Loffredo 13. Dan Condo 14. Jennifer Lesher 15. Matt Adams 16. Andrew Yoder 17. Coleby Frye 18. Cregan Brady 19. Tom Decker III 20 Joe Lusk 21. Tim Luben 22. Devin Weyandt 23. Denny Fourney DNS Lucas Adams, Danny Beatty, Derrick Garner, Tommy Slanker, Matt Murphy

Gomola and Stremme Share the Spotlight at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Jacob Gomola won his third feature of the season in the RaceSaver Sprint Cars feature event on Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway with a stellar field of 29 cars.  Former NASCAR driver David Stremme came from the 10th position to win the IMCA Modified main event.  Tanner Jones won the Central PA Legends, Ross Perchak won the 270s and Hunter Flook won the 4 cylinders.

Polesitter John Walp jumped into the early lead of the RaceSaver 25 lap feature event with Jacob Gomola following in second place.  Scranton’s Johnny Smith, who has won the last two events at the speedway charged from his fourth place starting spot and passed Gomola on lap number four.  Smtih caught Walp and made a pass for the lead on lap number eight.  With ten laps complete, Smith was leading Walp, Gomola, Owen Dimm and Dale Schweikart. 

On lap number 11, the leaders began to encounter lapped traffic, as Gomola slipped in the second spot.  Two laps later, the caution came out for two separate incidents with Josh Beamer spun in turn two and Nolan Groves in turn number three.  Smith and Gomola restarted first and second. The caution flagged waved on laps 17 and `18 with Smith being able to hold off the challenges of Gomola on both occasions. Owen Dimm moved into third on lap number 19.  With three laps remaining, Smith and Gomola were in a heated battle for the lead.  Gomola would pull alongside Smith down the back stretch and Smith would hold him off as they exited turn number four headed to the line.   The pair of drivers were side by side at the start-finish line as the white flag waived.  Gomola and Smith touched going into turn number one, resulting in Smith spinning in front of the field.   Gomola led the field back to green and held off Dimm for the win. “That was just a racing incident with two drivers going for the same piece of real estate,” said an apologetic Gomola.  Dale Schweikart, John Walp and Timmy Bittner rounded out the top five.  Kruz Kepner, Matt Tebbs, Derek Swartz, Josh Fox and Kasey Weaver completed the top ten.  Heats were won by Groves, Dimm, and Steve Kennewell.  Timmy Bittner won the B-Main.

The IMCA Modifieds sanctioned by the NY Penn IMCA Modifieds signed in for competition with a 20-car field including former NASCAR drivers Ken Schrader and David Stremme

Jake Maynard and Rodney Morgan brought the field to the green flag, with Morgan grabbing the early lead. David Stremme and Rich Michael Jr started 10th and 12th respectively, with Stremme breaking out first, moving to 3rd by lap 5 and pressuring Maynard for 2nd. Michael Jr cracked the top five on lap 6 and battled with Keith Jack Lamphere and George Dixon as the first caution flew for debris on lap 7

On the restart, Stremme lined up alongside race leader Morgan on the inside of the front row, with Stremme taking over the lead while Keith Jack Lamphere fought with Maynard, taking third. Michael Jr slid wide in turn four and lost several spots, dropping into eighth in front of Ken Schrader. Lamphere had contact with another car and fell back to sixth as Brad Sites jumped forward to third. Schrader’s night ended with a mechanical issue just before the halfway point, as he headed pit-side with Shawn Bruce. Following a caution on lap 22 Stremme held off Morgan on the final restart to take the victory by five car lengths over Morgan, followed by Brad Sites, Rich Michael Jr, and Eddie Sites. Heat races were won by Stremme, Morgan, and Rich Michael Jr.

Youngster Colton Guiher and Hunter Zimmer led the field of 270 Micro Sprints to the green flag.   Jeffrey Weaver quickly moved from his sixth starting spot to the front of the field with Ross Perchak, who started eighth following in his tracks.  Weaver and Perchak were approaching lapped traffic by the race’s midway point.  On lap number eight, Weaver’s car suffered mechanical issues as his car stopped on the front stretch giving Perchak the race lead.   Cody Siegel, who started seventh, raced his way to the front but couldn’t catch Perchak who claimed his second victory of the season.   Hunter Zimmerman was third, Denny Rinehimer was fourth and Jillan Maurer was fifth.   Sixth through tenth were Mac Wert, Zachary Glass, Cory Stabley, Matt Dixson, and Colton Guiher.  Heat races were won by Weaver and Perchak.

Tanner Jones charged to the front of the pack at the drop of the green flag during the Central PA Legends feature event.   Jones was being chased by Chris Transeau and Rick Hartwig in the early stages of the race.  The event’s only caution occurred on lap number seven for Hunter McElroy.   Jones maintained the lead as Hartwig, Transeau, and Devin Friese battled for second, third and fourth positions.  Hartwig took second on lap number nine, Transeau took second for laps twelve and thirteen with Devin Friese taking the runner up position with 2 laps remaining.   Jones cruised to his third win of the season over Devin Friese, Chris Transeau, Colton Friese and Rich Hartwig.  Heats were won by Jones and Transeau

 Front row starter Dylan Hoover led the first three circuits of the Four Cylinder feature event. On lap number four, Garret Lucas took the lead with Hoover in second, Hunter Flook in third.  On lap number five, Zak Kline moved into the top five.  Flook took the lead on lap number seven, but Kline was on the move and gaining ground on the race leader.   Kline caught Flook and was trying to make a pass for the lead.  On the final lap, Kline gave it his best effort as the pair raced to the checkered flag with Flook edging out Kline by .006 seconds.  Matt Weaver, Kyler Stahl, and Andrew Ricketts completed the top five.  Heats were won by Flook, Weaver, and Ricketts.

The Clinton County Speedway returns with action in two weeks for the season finale on Saturday, September 30th.  The Limited Late Models will compete in a $2,000 to win event sponsored by Snyder’s Concessions.  The Pro Stocks will run for $1,000 sponsored by Keystone Rail Recovery.  The four cylinders will have a $1,000 to win feature event sponsored by NAPA Toner Auto Parts and the 270 Micros will race for $500 to win.  Gates will open at 4PM and Hot laps begin at 6PM.  For the latest information about upcoming events, visit the speedway’s website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.    

     RaceSaver Sprints: 1. Jacob Gomola 2. Owen Dimm 3. Dale Schweikart 4. John Walp 5. Timmy Bittner 6. Kruz Kepner 7. Matt Debbs 8. Derek Swartz 9. Josh Fox 10. Kase Weaver 11. Jared Zionkowski 12. Austin Greenland 13. Josh Beamer 14. John Fraker 15. Wyatt Walizer 16. Dustin Prettyleaf 17. Andrew Boyer 18. Johnny Smith 19. Fred Arnold 20. Nolan Groves 21. Steve Kennewell Jr. 22. Todd Lynn 23. Jeffrey Weaver 24 DJ Cassler DNS Reed Thompson, Chris Kreider, Kyle Hart, Jim Kennedy, Ryan Lynn

IMCA Modifieds 1. David Stremme 2. Rodney Morgan, 3.Brad Sites, 4. Rich Michael Jr, 5.Eddie Sites, 6. Jake Maynard, 7. Tyler Stoddard, 8. Tyler Belcher, 9. Keith Jack Lamphere, 10. Jakub Ingham, 11. Jacob McConnell, 12. Gary Roberts,13. Bobby Maynard, 14. Shawn Bruce, 15. Matt Benjamin, 16. AJ Hunsinger, 17. Ken Schrader, 18. JW Lamphere, 19. George Dixon, DNS Lance Conley .

270 Micros: 1. Ross Perchak 2. Cody Siegel 2. Hunter Zimmerman 4. Denny Rineheimer 5. Jillian Maurer 6. Mac Wert 7. Zachary Glass 8. Cory Stabley 9. Matt Dixon 10. Colton Guiher 11. Mathew Dixson 12. Jeffrey Weaver 14. Tyler Groft 14. Will Karas DNS Cameron McClure    

Central PA Legends: 1. Tanner Jones 2. Devin Friese 3. Chris Transeau 4. Colton Friese 5. Rick Hartwig 6. Kevin Boylan 7. Cory Phillips 8. Crady McGrew 9. Kelby Friese 10. Dave Benner 11. Brian Rampmeyer Jr. 12. Hunter McElroy

Four Cylinders: 1. Hunter Flook 2. Zak Kline 3. Matt Weaver 4. Kyler Stahl 5. Andrew Ricketts 6. Kevin Trimpey 7. Cody Stover 8. Coty Maines 9. John Bower 10. Joey Snook 11. Michael Barrett 12. Nick Snook 13. Brian Stouse 14. Dylan Hoover 15. Garrett Lucas 16. Josh Norton 17. Chris Small 18. Kyle Stouse 19. Larry Beachel Jr. 20. Brett Shirk 21. Toby Maines 22. Kayla Leigey DNS Nate Wray, Troy Bennett.

Johnny Smith Returns to Clinton County Speedway Victory Lane

Mill Hall, PA – Scranton’s Johnny Smith had another stellar night Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway claiming both the Race Saver Sprints and 600 Micro Sprint feature events for the second consecutive week.  Cory Long made a last lap pass to win the Pro Stocks; Jeffrey Weaver won the 270s and Hunter Flook won the 4 Cylinders. 

Johnny Smith and Dale Schweikart started on the front row of the sprint car feature event.  Smith took command of the field while Schweikart maintained a close second.   By lap number seven, Smith and Schweikart were in lapped traffic.  The event’s only caution occurred on lap number eight when Josh Beamers car came to a stop.   Smith continued to lead following the restart with Schweikart, Josh Fox, and Timmy Bitter.  Bittner moved into third on lap number nine.  At the halfway point of the race, Smith was leading, Schweikart, Bittner, Fox and Wyatt Walizer.  Schweikart got close on several occasions in lapped traffic, but Smith was too strong in clean air to claim his second consecutive victory in as many weeks.  Schweikart was second, followed by Bittner, Fox, and John Walp.  Sixth through tenth were Walizer, Matt Tebbs, Steven Kenn Ewell Jr., Dustin Prettyleaf, and Todd Lynn.  Heat races were won by Prettyleaf and Lynn.

Smith also won the 600 Micro Sprint feature for the second consecutive week.  Smith started fourth and quickly took the lead.  He led every lap.  Corey Stabley ran second for the majority of the race and battled with JT Ferry.  Ferry made the pass for second on lap number eleven.  Smith claimed his second feature of the night over Ferry and Stabley, who claimed the 2023 track championship.   Mikey Smith and Levi Brungard rounded out the top five.  Heats were won by Stabley and Smith.

AJ Hoffman started second in the 20-lap Pro Stock Summer special event, presented by Leonard Landscape and Supply. Hoffman raced into turn one with Robert Tressler for the lead.  With Hoffman out front, the next four cars were in a heated battle.  AY Schilling took second by lap number three, with AJ Stroup and Johnny Bouse in the top four.  By lap number six, Cory Long moved into the top five. 

At the halfway mark, Hoffman was leading Bouse, Schilling Stroup and Long.  On lap 13, the caution waved for Larry Knight.   Bouse began to challenge for the lead and managed to pass Hoffman on lap number 16.  Long worked forward from fifth place and was third on lap seventeen and second on the white flag lap.   Long closed in on Bouse during the final lap and made the pass for the win as the duo exited turn number four.   Hoffman was third, Stroup fourth and Kissinger was fifth.   Heats were won by Bouse and Hoffman

Hunter Zimmerman led the first two laps of the 270 Micro Sprint feature event.  Seventh place starter, Jeffrey Weaver took the lead on lap number three.  Colton McAndrew ran second to Weaver for the entire race.  Zimmerman fell back to third with Stabley and Mac Wert rounding out the top five.  Heats were won by Weaver and Denny Rinehimer.

Front row starter Terry Karichner led the opening lap of the Four Cylinder feature event.  Hunter Flook took the lead by the completion of lap number five.  Ninth place starter Skylar Phillips moved into second place by lap number six.  Following a lap eight caution, Flook held off the challenges of Phillps.   Flook would lead the remaining laps to claim the win over Phillps, Matt Weaver, Kyler Sthal and Coty Mains.  Heats were won by Flook and Weaver.

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday night with a four-division show, featuring the annual Lenny Stroud Jr. Memorial for the Limited Late Model.   The Pro Stocks, 270 Micros, and Four Cylinders will be on the card.  Gates open at 5PM and racing begins at 7PM.  For the latest information about upcoming events, visit the speedway’s website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.    

RaceSaver Sprints: 1. Johnny Smith 2. Dale Schweikart 3. Timmy Bittner 4. Josh Fox 5. John Walp 6. Wyatt Walizer 7. Matt Tebbs 8. Steven Kenawell, Jr. 9. Dustin Prettyleaf 10. Todd Lynn 11. Jeffrey Weaver 12. Josh Beamer 13. Austin Greenland 14. Ryan Lynn 15. Wes Mathews 16. Reed Thompson 17. Eric Mathiot 18. Derek Swartz 19. Jim Kennedy

270 Micros: 1. Jeffrey Weaver 2. Colton McAndrew 3. Hunter Zimmerman 4. Cory Stabley 5. Mac Wert 6. Jillian Maurer 7. Shaun Musser 8. Tom Quiggle 9. Tyler Puterbaugh 10. Matt Dixon 11. Wyatt White 12. Denny Rinehimer 13. Colton Guiher 14. Logan Hess DNS Logan Hammaker, Mathew Dixon. Trevor Fernburg.   

600 Micros: 1. Johnny Smith 2. JT Ferry 3. Cory Stabley 4. Mikey Smith 5. Levi Brungard 6. Luke Hess 7. Mitchell Holden 8. Corey Bowmaster 9. Brock Puterbaugh

Pro Stocks: 1. Cory Long 2. Johnny Bouse 3. AJ Hoffman 4. AJ Stroup 5. Noah Kissinger 6. AY Schilling 7. Noah Jensen 8. Brent Gordner 9.. Marc Bitler 10. Kris Orwig Sr., 11. Denny Fourney 12. Larry Knight 13. Robert Tressler

Four Cylinders: 1. Hunter Flook 2. Skyler Phillips 3. Matt Weaver 4. Kyler Stahl 5. Coty Maines 6. Garrett Lucas 7. Nick Snook 8. Bryun Hackenberg 9. Kevin Trimpey 10. Kyle Strouse 11. Michael Barrett 12. James Bilger 13. Tim Teneyck 14. Terry Karichner 15. Anthony Potter 16. Troy Bennett 17. Alea Savage DNS Brett Shirt, John Stringfellow, Adam Harris

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Johnny Smith is King of Sprints at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Scranton’s Johnny Smith had a stellar night Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway claiming both the Race Saver Sprints and 600 Micro Sprint feature events.  AY Schilling won the Pro Stocks; Brayden Spencer won the 270s and Matt Weaver won the 4 Cylinders. 

Dale Schweikart and Jacob Gomola led the field of sprint cars to the green flag.  Gomola quickly took the lead over Smith and Schweikart.   By lad number five it was Gomola leading, Smith, Derek Swartz, Schweikart and Matt Tebbs.  Smith found the high side of the speedway to his liking, while Gomola was running the mid-line of the speedway.  On lap number seven Smith made a pass as the duo exited turn two, but the caution came out for Wyatt Walizer before the lap was complete, putting Gomola on point for the restart.   When the race resumed, Smith immediately moved back to the outside where his car was quickest and passed Gomola a second time in turns one and two. 

By lap number 14, Smith began to encounter lapped traffic.  Smith and Gomola weaved their way through the lapped cars with Smith continuing to use the faster way around the outside of the speedway.   By lap twenty, the lapped cars began to slow Smith’s pace allowing Gomola to close in on the race leader.   On lap twenty three the caution came out when John Walp slowed on the back stretch, setting up a two lap dash to the finish.   Smith, now in open air, got a quick start to hold off Gomola for the win.   Swartz finished third, Schweikart fourth, and Ryan Lynn fifth.  Sixth through tenth were Matt Tebbs, Dustin Prettyleaf, Timmy Bittner, Josh Beamer and Kruz Kepner. 

“The track had grip at the top and our car does very well up there,” said Smith in victory lane.  “I was able to get around lapped traffic, but when that caution came out it put us in clean air, and I knew I could get a strong start to hold off Jake.”

Heat races were won by Matt Tebbs and Todd Lynn.

Smith continued his winning ways by also capturing the 600 Micro Sprint feature.  His brother Mikey Smith led the first lap, until Johnny Smith took the lead.  The Smith brothers continued to run first and second the entire event.   JT Ferry ran third until lap number nine when Corey Stabley moved into third.  At the finish it was Johnny over Mikey Smith, Stabley, Ferry and Mitchell Holden for the caution free event.  Heat races were won by the Smith brothers. 

AJ Hoffman led the first three circuits of the Pro Stock main event.  AY Schilling advanced from the fourth starting spot to take the lead by the conclusion of lap number four.  AJ Stroup who started sixth took over second place on lap number five. A caution for Noah Kissinger regrouped the field that set up an intense battle at the front of the back.  At the halfway point Schilling, Stroup, Noah Jensen Brandon Moser and Cory Long were all in contention for the win.  Moser moved into third postion on lap number eleven, while Long took control of fourth spot on lap number 13.   Schilling won his 60th career feature event, by holding off Stroup, Moser, Long and Johnny Bouse.  Sixth through tenth were Jensen, Kissinger, Marc Bitler, Brent Gordner and Kris Orwig Sr.  Heats were won by Bouse and Hoffman

Shawn Musser started on the pole of the 270 Micro Sprint feature event.  Musser led with fifth place starter Cory Stabley giving chase in second place.  Brayden Spencer, who started eighth, moved into third by lap number four.  On lap number seven, the caution flag waved.  While under caution, Musser took his car to the pit area giving the lead to Stabley.   The caution flag waved a second time with only two laps remaining.  Spencer made a pass on the restart and would lead the final two laps for this first win of the season.   Stabel was second followed by Denny Rinehimer, Mac Wert, and Tyler Puterbaugh.  Sixth through tenth were Tom Quiggle, Coleton Eckroth, Hunter Zimmerman, Jillian Maurer and Logan Hammaker.  Heat races were won by Stabley and Eckroth

Front row starter Terry Karichner led the opening lap of the Four Cylinder feature event.  Hunter Flook took the lead by the completion of lap number two.  Fifth place starter Matt Weaver moved into second by lap number five.   At the midway point, Flook was leading Weaver, Zak Kline, Skylar Phillps and Kyler Stahl.   On lap number eight, Weaver made a pass for the lead and the leader began to encounter lapped traffic by lap number ten.  A caution came out with two laps remaining, but Weaver was able to hold off Flook to win his first career victory.  Flook, Phillps, Kline and Stahl finished in the top five.  Sixth through tenth were Cody Stover, Adman Harris, Gage Riggle, Joey Snook and Michael Barrett.  Heats were won by Weaver, Riggle, and Phillips

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday night with a five division show, featuring the RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 270 Micros, 600 Micros and Four Cylinders presented by Leonard Landscape and Supply.  The Pro Stocks will have their summer championship paying $500 to win.   Gates open at 5PM and racing begins at 7PM.  For the latest information about upcoming events, visit the speedway’s website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.    

RaceSaver Sprints: 1. Johnny Smith 2. Jacob Gomola 3. Derek Swartz 4. Dale Schweikart 5. Ryann Lynn 6. Matt Tebbs 7. Dustin Prettyleaf 8. Timmy Bittner 9. Josh Beamer 10. Kruz Kepner 11. Todd Lynn 12. Hunter McFadden 13. Reed Thompson 14. John Walp 15. Austin Greenland 16. Jim Kennedy 17. Wyatt Walizer 18. Wes Matthews

270 Micros: 1. Brayden Spencer 2. Cory Stabley 3. Denny Rinehimer 4. Mac Wert 5. Tyler Peterbaugh 6. Tom Quiggle 7. Logan Hammaker 8. Hunter Zimmerman 9. Jillan Maurer 10. Coleton Eckroth 11. John Roberts 12. Andrew Petock 13. Matt Dixon 14. Coton Guiher 15. Mathew Dixon 16. Shaun Musser 17. Michael Petock

600 Micros: 1. Johnny Smith 2. Mikey Smith 3. Cory Stabley 4. JT Ferry 5. Mitchell Holden 6. Levi Brungard 7. Corey Bowmaster 8. Brock Puterbaugh

Pro Stocks: 1. AY Schilling 2. AJ Stroup 3. Brandon Moser 4. Cory Long 5. Johnny Bouse 6. Noah Jensen 7. Noah Kissinger 9. Marc Bitler 10. Brent Gordner 11. Larry Knight 12. Todd Geyer 13. AJ Hoffman DNS John Meyer, Denny Fourney

Four Cylinders: 1. Matt Weaver 2. Hunter Flook 3. Skyler Phillips 4. Zak Kline 5. Kyler Stahl 6. Cody Stover 7. Adam Harris 8. Gage Riggle 9. Joey Snook 10. Michael Barrett 11. Bryon Hackenberg 12. Garrett Lucas 13. Coty Maines 14. Anthony Potter 15. Toby Maines 16. Kayln Leigey 17. Alea Savage 18. Troy Bennett 19. Terry Karichner DNS Kyle Stouse, Nick Snook

Piper Is Tops of Limited Lates at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Jakob Piper of Mercersburg drove from the eighth staring spot to win the Limited Late Model feature on Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway.  Johnny Bouse won his 6th feature of the season in the Pro Stocks.  Mac Wert won his second career 270 feature while Hunter Flook was victorious in the 4 Cylinders. 

A strong field of Limited Late Models signed in for competition at Clinton County on Friday night.  JR. Toner of Bellefonte out-dueled fellow front row starter Matt Adams for the early lead. Toner led the first four circuits.  Adams battled with Toner and was able to take the lead on lap number five.   Third place starter, Matt Cochran moved into the runner up position on lap number seven.  Cochran tried the upper grove of the speedway and started to gain on Adams. On lap number ten, Adams was holding off Cochran, while Andrew Yoder was in third, followed by Jim Yoder and Toner. 

A lap later, Cochran made a pass for the lead as Piper moved into the top five. On lap fourteen, Piper took over the fourth postion and started to challenge Andrew Yoder. Second through fourth were racing for postion. Piper moved into third on lap 15 and took over second on lap 16. By lap number 19, Piper was challenging Cochran for first. Nineth place starter Taylor Farling also began a charge toward the front of the field. Piper led the final seven laps to secure his first win of the season at the 1/3 mile oval.  Farling moved into second place on the white flap lap, as Cochran settled for third followed by Andrew Yoder and Joe Loffredo. Sixth through tenth were Matt Adams, Mike Wall, Joe Lusk, JR Toner and Len Stroud.  Heat races were won by Piper and Farling. 

AJ Hoffman started on the outside of the front row and would lead the first lap of the Pro Stock feature.   By lap number two, AJ Stroup was the new race leader.  Sixth place stater Johnny Bouse took over the second spot on lap number three.   Stroup and Bouse would race several laps side by side, with Stoup holding the lead lap after lap.  On lap number 9, Bouse held a slight advantage as the duo raced into turn number one.   As they excited turn two, Bouse emerged as the race leader by a length of a quarter panel over Stoup.  The duo raced hard through turns three and four with Bouse being scored the race leader on lap number 10.   Fifth place starter Noah Kissinger moved into the top three on lap number ten.  Bouse would lead the remaining laps to record his sixth victory of the year.   Kissinger took the second spot on lap number 14, shuffling Stroup back to third followed by Brandon Moser and Denny Fourney.  Heat races were won by Fourney and Bouse. 

Mac Wert charged from the third starting spot to take the lead by the completion of lap number one in the 270 Micro Sprint main event.   Logan Hammaker advanced from fourth to take the runner up postion.   Fifth place starter Jillian Maurer broke into the top three on lap number four and challenged for second by lap number six.  At the halfway mark, Wert was leading Maurer, Hammaker, Hunter Zimer and John Roberts.   Wert held onto the lead for the second half of the race with Maurer in a close second.  Hammaker finished third, Hunter Zimmerman was fourth and John Roberts was fifth.   Heats were won by Maurer and Hammaker

Hunter Flook and Troy Bennett raced for the lead at the drop of the green flag in the 4 Cylinder division.   Flook took the lead by the completion of lap number one.   By lap number five, Skylar Phillips took over second place.  At the midway point, Flook was leading Phillips, Matt Weaver, Troy Bennett and Kyler Stahl.  Flook lead the remainder of the event to claim the victory over Phillips, Weaver, Bennett and Coty Mains.  Heat races were won by Weaver, Flook and Phillips.

The Clinton County Speedway returns this Friday night with a five division show, featuring the RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks, 270 Micros, 600 Micros and Four Cylinders presented by Brigandi, Gleghorn & Haffley Insurance of Lock Haven.   Gates open at 5PM and racing begins at 7PM.  For the latest information about upcoming events, visit the speedway’s website, www.clintoncountyspeedway.com or follow the speedway on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.    

Limited Late Models: 1. Jakob Piper, 2. Taylor Farling 3. Matt Cochran 4. Andrew Yoder 5. Joe Loffredo 6. Matt Adams 7. Mike Wall 8. Joe Lusk 9. JR Toner 10. Len Stroud 11. Cody Lear 12. Jennifer Lesher 13. Tim Luben 14. Jim Yoder 15. Denny Fourney 16. Maddox Smith 17. Dan Conder DNS Jeremy Ohl

270 Micros: 1. Mac Wert 2. Jillan Maurer 3. Logan Hammaker 4. Hunter Zimmerman 5 John Roberts 6. Matt Dixson 7. Tom Quiggle 8. Colton Guiher 9. Trevor Fernberg 10. Cory Stabley 11. Matthew Dixson.

Pro Stocks: 1. Johnny Bouse 2. Noah Kissinger 3. AJ Stroup 4. Brandon Moser 5. Cory Long 6. Tommy Dawson 7. Noah Jensen 8. AJ Hoffman 9. Robert Tressler 10. Larry Knight 11. Richard Geo 12. Marc Bitler 13. Logan Hile 14. John Myer DNS Todd Geyer

Four Cylinders: 1. Hunter Flook 2. Skyler Phillips 3. Matt Weaver 4. Troy Bennett 5. Coty Maines 6. Terry Karichner 7. Kevin Trimpey 8. Bryun Hackenburg 9. Anthony Potter 10. Brett Shirk 11. Toby Maines 12. Garrett Lucas 13. Zak Kline 14. Tim Muthler 15. Kyle Strouse 16. Aleia Savage 17. Kyle Strouse 18. Michael Barrett 19. Joey Snook 20. Kayla Leigey DNS Adam Harris

Blaney Travels East to Claim Walter Classic Payday at Clinton County Speedway

Mill Hall, PA – Hall of Fame Sprint Car Driver, Dale Blaney of Hartford, OH made the trek East on Interstate-80 to the Clinton County Speedway for Saturday’s Phil Walter Classic.   Blaney set fast time and won the 35 lap feature event, taking home the $6,300 top prize.   Tanner Jones won his second consecutive Central PA Legends feature at the speedway, while Larry Beachel won the 4 Cylinder stock car event. 

Dale Blaney and Dale Schweikart of Linden started on the front row of the Phil Walter Classic 35 lap Sprint Car feature event.   Schweikart and Blaney raced wheel to wheel for the first lap Schweikart edging out Blaney by inches at the start-finish line.   Blaney was able to take the lead by the completion of lap number two.  On lap number three the caution came out when Wyatt Walizer spun in turn number two.  Blaney was quick on the gas for the restart and by lap number five, he had a few car-lengths advantage over Schweikart, Chris Frank, Billy Dietrich and Dustin Prettyleaf. 

On lap number eight, Jordan Givler moved into the top five, as Blaney was closing in on the back of the field.   On lap 11, Blaney started to encounter lapped traffic.  As the leaders raced through lapped traffic, the battle for second through fifth place intensified.   By lap 15, Blaney was continuing to navigate lapped traffic, while Schweikart, Frank and Dietrich were fighting for postion among the lapped cars.  On lap 21, Dietrich passed Frank for the third spot, as they raced down the back straight.  Dietrich and Schweikart raced through lapped traffic, as Blaney had established about a straightaway advantage until the caution came out on lap number 26 for Bill Jones. 

On the restart, Dietrich was able to pass Schweikart for second, but had only nine laps to try and chase down Blaney.   Blaney again showed his speed and began to distance himself from the field.   With two laps to go, Blaney was leading Dietrich, Frank, Schweikart, and Givler.   On the white flag lap, Garrett Bard moved into the top five.   Blaney led the final lap to claim the win.   Frank passed Dietrich coming to the checkers to take second, Dietrich was third followed by Schweikart and Bard.  Sixth through tenth were Givler, Adam Carberry, AJ Flick, Dustin Prettyleaf and Josh Beamer.   Heat races were won by Blaney, Frank and Schweikart.   Blaney set fast time with a lap of 13.473 seconds. 

Colton Friese and Scott Musselman led the field of Central PA Legends to the green flag for their 20 lap main event.   Musselman led the opening lap.   Fourth place starter, Devein Friese took the top spot by the completion of lap number two.   On the fifth circuit, Tanner Jones who started sixth raced his way to the front to take the lead from Devin Friese.   At the midway point of the race, Jones was leading Devin and Colton Friese followed by Jeremy Ott and Lincoln Kearchner.   Ott moved into the third position on lap number 13.  Jones continued to lead until the checkered flag to claim the victory over Devin Friese, Jeremy Ott, Colton Friese and Travis Perry.   Sixth through tenth were Seth Kearchner, Chad Earnest, Logan Carbaugh, and Scott Musselman.  Heat races were won by Jones and Devin Friese.

The Four cylinder feature came to the green flag with Anthony Potter and Jonathon Stringfellow on the front row.  Stringfellow led the first lap, but a caution came out for an incident involving three cars in turns one and two.   Following the restart Hunter Flook took the lead Zak Kline racing in second place.   Larry Beachel, who started eighth moved into the third spot by lap number four.   At the midway point, Flook and Beachel were battling for the lead.  In the final laps, Beachel passed Flook and held him off for the win.   Zak Kline was third, Skylar Phillips was fourth and Joey Snook was fifth.  Heat races were won by Flook, Kyler Stahl and Stringfellow.  

The Clinton County Speedway will host the Limited Late Models this Friday, with a four division show.  The Pro Stocks, 270 Micros and the 4 cylinders will also be part of the program presented by Bob Boob and Century 21 – 1st Choice Realty.   Kids 12 and under will also participate in a cash and candy scramble at intermission.   Gates will open at 5PM and Hot laps are at 7PM.

For the latest speedway information visit the speedway’s website at ClintonCountySpeedway.com or like us on Facebook.

Sprint Cars: 1. Dale Blaney 2. Chris Frank 3. Billy Dietrich 4. Dale Schweikart 5. Garrett Bard 6. Jordan Givler 7. Adam Carberry 8. AJ Flick 9. Dustin Prettyleaf 10. Josh Beamer 11. Darren Piffer 12. Derek Swartz 13. Austin Greenland 14. Darin Gallagher 15. Zach Burd 16. Tyler Rutherford 17. Karl Walizer 18. Shane Yost 19. Mike Thompson 20. Steve Buckwalter 21. Bill Jones 22. Steven Kisamore 23. Wyatt Walizer 

Central PA Legends: 1. Tanner Jones 2. Devin Friese 3. Jeremy Ott, 4. Colton Friese.  5. Travis Perry 6. Seth Kearchner 7. Lincoln Kearchner 8. Chad Earnst 9. Logan Carbaugh 10. Scott Musselman 11. Rick Hartwig 12. Cory Phillips 13. Scott Spidle 14. Eric Hurst 15. Hunter McElroy 16. Ron Dick 17, Dave Benner 18. Matt Grebe

4 Cylinders: 1. Larry Beachel Jr 2. Hunter Flook 3. Zak Kline 4. Skyler Phillips 5. Joey Snook 6. 

Garrett Lucas 7. Bryun Hackenberg 8. Coty Maines 9. Kayla Leigey 10. Terry Karichner 11. Robert Dorman 12. Adam Harris 13. Devin Parks 14. Nick Snook 15. Brain Strouse 16. Anthony Potter 18. Summer Beachel 19. Jonathon Stringfellow 20. Michael Barrett 21. Matt Weaver 22. Kyler Stahl 23. Kyle Strouse. 

FRIDAY RESULTS

Gomola Wins Summer Championship Race at Clinton County Speedway

MILL HALL, PA – Western PA driver, Jacob Gomola was the best of the field in the RaceSaver Sprint Car division to claim the Summer Championship Race on Friday night at the Clinton County Speedway.   Johnny Bouse won the Pro Stocks, Tyler Clowes won the 270 Micros, Mitchell Holden won the wingless 600s and Hunter Flook won the 4 Cylinders. 

Jacob Gomola from Seneca, PA started on the pole of the 25 lap sprint car main event alongside Picture Rock’s Josh Beamer.  Gomola took command of the field at the drop of the green flag with Beamer racing in second.  Fourth place starter Ken Duke was running third with Kruz Kepner and Austin Bishop in the top five. 

The caution flag waved on lap number 12 when Cowboy Jim Kennedy’s car stopped on the front stretch.   The next lap, the red flag waved as Dale Schweikart’s car flipped in turn two.   On lap number 18, Kepner passed Duke for the third postion.   On lap 21 Gomola was into lapped traffic with Beamer still running in second postion.   Gala continued to negotiate his way through the lapped traffic to secure the victory over Beamer.   Kepner finished third followed by Duke and Greenland.  Sixth through tenth were John Walp, Jarret Cavalet, Timmy Bittner, Johnny Smith and Derek Swartz.  Qualifying races were won by Reed Thompson, Kruz Kepner and Dale Schweikart.  

Pole sitter Kris Orwig led the first lap of the Pro Stock feature event.  Williamsport’s Marc Bitler raced to the front on lap number two.   Bitler would lead until lap number 6, when Noah Jensen, who started sixth took the lead.   Jensen had to battle with Johnny Bouse of Hughesville.  The duo raced side by side for several laps with Jensen having the advantage at the start-finish line.  On lap number 10, Bouse led by a few inches at the start finish line as Jensen tried to battle back.   Bouse finally got around Jensen and would claim his fifth victory of the season.  Jensen finished second followed by Cory Long, Jason Geesman and Noah Kissinger.  Sixth through tenth were AY Schilling, Marc Bitler, Robert Tessler, AJ Hoffman and Kris Orwig.  Heat races were won by Cory Long and AY Schilling. 

Cory Stabley charged from his fourth starting spot to lead the first lap of the 270 Micro Sprint feature.  Jeffrey Weaver was in second followed by Shaun Musser and Jillian Maurer.  The caution came out on lap number 7, when Jeff Weaver came to stop on the track.   Stabley continued to lead following the restart with Musser and Tyler Clowes in third.  Clowes passed Musser on lap number 10 for second place.   With two laps to go the caution flag came out again.   Clowes made his move on the restart and powered by Stabley for his second win of the season.   Stabley was second and Mac Wert was third.  Fourth through tenth were Jillian Mauer, Denny Rhinehimer, Tyler Groft, Colton Geiher, Trevor Fernburg, Shaun Musser, and Matthew Dixson.

Corey Bowmaster led the first two laps of the 600 Wingless Micros.   Mitchell Holden took the lead on lap number three with Cory Stabley taking over second.   Holden won his first career wingless 600 feature event. 

Terry Karichner led the first lap of the four cylinder feature event.  Hunter Flook, who started second took the lead on lap number two.  At the halfway mark of the race Flook was leading with Matt Weaver in second, Karichner in third, Zak Kline in fourth.   Flook held the top spot till the checkered flag to claim the win over Weaver, Kline, Kyler Stahl, and Joey Snook.  Sixth through tenth were Kevin Trimpey, Skylar Phillips, Adam Harris, Cody Stover and Coty Maines.  Heat races were won by Karichner Stahl, and Weaver. 

RACESAVER SPRINTS: 1. Jacob Gomola 2. Josh Beamer 3. Kruz Kepner 4. Ken Duke Jr. 5. Austin Greenland 6. John Walp 7. Jarrett Cavalet 8. Timmy Bittner 9. Johnny Smith 10. Derek Swartz 11. Matt Tebbs 12. Jeffrey Weaver 13. Dustin Prettyleaf 14. Steven Kenawell 15. Josh Fox 16. Ryan Lynn 17. Wyatt Walizer 18. Reed Thompson 19. Wes Matthews 20. Jazlyn Byles 21. Dale Schweikart 22. Jim Kennedy DNS Dakota Schweikart, Mariah Romig

PRO STOCKS: 1. Johnny Bouse 2. Noah Jensen 3. Cory Long 4. Jason Geeseman 5. Noah Kissinger 6. AY Schilling 7. Marc Bitler 8. Robert Tressler 9. AJ Hoffman 10. Kris Orwig Sr. 11. Brad Benton 12. Todd Geyer 13. Larry Knight DNS Denny Fourney

270 MICROS:  1. Tyler Clowes 2. Cory Stabley 3. Mac Wert 4. Jillian Mauer 5. Denny Rinehimer 6. Tyler Groft  7. Colton Geiher 8. Trevor Fernburg 9. Shaun Musser 10 Matthew Dixson 11. Cameron McClure 12. Matt Dixon 13. Preston Phillips 14. Jeffrey Weaver 15. Troy Groft

600 MICROS: 1. Mitchell Holden 2. Cory Stabley 3. Corey Bowmaster.

FOUR CYLINDERS:  1. Hunter Flook, 2. Matt Weaver 3. Zack Kline 4. Kyler Stahl 5. Joey Snook 6. Kevin Trimpey 8. Adam Harris 9. Cody Stover 10. Coty Maines 11. Bryun Hackenberg 12. Garrett Lucas 13. Nick Snook 14. Dylan Hoover 15. Robert Dorman 16. Jacob Morerro 17. Kayla Leigey 18. Devin Parks 19. Jon Stringfellow 20. Kyle Strouse 21. Alea Savage 22. Chris Small 23. Terry Karichner 24. Shane Flaherty.25. Brian Strouse DNS Tim Muthler, Troy Bennett

Photo Attached:  Dale Blaney won the 410 Sprint Phil Walter Classic at the Clinton County Speedway.  (Speedway provided photo)