ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – Brian Montieth went into the night atop the point standings for the season championship. The format of the Valley Supply 30 consisted of two six-lap dashes. The first dash set the first six starting spots for the 30-lap feature. Montieth won the first dash setting him up to start on the pole of the main event.
The second dash finish lined up starting spots seven through twelve with Danny Dietrich earning the seventh starting spot with his win.
After swapping the points lead the previous two weeks, Montieth shared the front row with Alan Krimes. With Chad Trout lining up on the inside of row 2, the top three in points starting in the top three starting spots.
Krimes got the advantage coming out of turn 2 running the high side to lead the first lap.
The yellow flag flew on lap 1 for Robbie Kendall and Adam Wilt who were both facing the wrong way in turns 1 and 2. Both drivers rejoined the field as Krimes led Montieth, Brandon Rahmer, Trout and Ryan Smith to the cone for the early race restart.
Krimes held the lead on the restart with Smith getting past Trout for fourth.
The caution came out again on lap 3 for Brett Michalski who was off the pace in turns 1 and 2. Michalski rejoined the field.
Krimes held the lead again on the restart. Freddie Rahmer was on the move, running sixth by lap 4.
The leaders were all running the top line around the track except Trout who found something on the bottom.
Smith followed and moved to the bottom in turns 1 and 2 to try and catch Brandon Rahmer for third.
As Krimes caught the tail end of the field on lap 12 Montieth closed the gap between the two.
Krimes and Montieth raced wheel to wheel to the flag stand on lap 14 with Montieth taking the lead.
Smith got around Brandon Rahmer for third on lap 15.
Dietrich made the pass for fifth on lap 16 and started to work his way to the front of the field.
As Montieth and Krimes struggled to get through lapped traffic the battle behind them intensified.
Dietrich moved into second with 10 laps to go and challenged Montieth for the lead.
On lap 21 Dietrich got under Montieth going into turn 1 for the lead.
As Dietrich took the lead the Rahmer brothers battled for seventh.
Krimes ran wheel to wheel again with Montieth on lap 24 and took second.
Freddie fell back to ninth with Kyle Moody up to sixth.
Krimes gave it everything to try and get back to the front of the field but it wasn’t enough to get by Dietrich.
Dietrich beat Krimes to the checkered flag by .669 seconds. Montieth crossed the line third. Smith finished fourth and Trout completed the top five.
Heat winners were Brian Montieth, Brandon Rahmer and Alan Krimes. Billy Dietrich won the B-main. Montieth and Danny Dietrich won the dashes.
Chad Criswell Impresses in 358 Victory
Dave Brown and Chad Criswell made up row 1 for the 20-lap feature with Dwight Leppo and Chris Frank lined up in row 2 behind them.
Criswell had the advantage going into turn 1 after the green flag dropped but Brown stayed wheel to wheel with him down the back stretch. Criswell led lap 1 over Brown with a .014 second advantage.
After the drag race to the flag stand the yellow flag came out out lap 1 for Dylan Orwig who got turned around in turn 1.
Criswell held the lead on the restart with Brown, Jeff Rohrbaugh, Todd Rittenhouse Jr. and Chris Frank lined up behind him.
Lap 10 saw Criswell catch the tail end of the field. As Criswell worked on lapped cars, Rohrbaugh closed the gap on Brown. Rohrbaugh was better in the corners and Brown had an edge on the straightaways.
The top three pulled away from field with five laps to go.
Rohrbaugh made a move on lap 16 going into turn 3 to take second from Brown.
It didn’t take Rohrbaugh long to catch Criswell. Criswell held off the all-time feature winner Rohrbaugh for his second 358 win at the track. Brown held onto third. Rittenhouse Jr. finished fourth and Frank crossed the line fifth.
Todd Rittenhouse Jr., Doug Hammaker and Jeff Rohrbaugh won the heat races.
Billy Brian Jr. and Tony Jackson Score Wingless Super Sportsman Wins
Kevin Gutshall sat on the pole of the 20-lap feature with Tony Jackson lined up second.
Jackson took the lead going into turn 1 with Jackson settling into second and Ryan Wilson into third.
Billy Brian Jr. got by Wilson going into turn 1 on the second lap for third and started to chase down Gutshall for second.
Craig Perigo got up to fourth on lap 3 as Jackson pulled away from the field.
Jackson caught the tail end of the field at the halfway point of the race.
Brian was closing in on the leader as Jackson worked through lapped traffic. Brian had the lead down to .312 seconds with five laps to go.
Perigo got around Gutshall to take third on lap 14.
Brian made on last effort to get by Jackson for the lead, but Jackson held on to add his name to the Lincoln record books with his first win at the speedway. Brian finished second and Perigo crossed the line third. Gutshall held on to finish fourth and Steve Wilbur completed the top five.
The first event of the night was the wingless super sportsman make-up feature from June 1.
Billy Brian Jr. started on the pole with Joey Biasi on his outside. Biasi had been quickest in warmups and posed a threat to the veteran pole-sitter.
Brian led the field into turn 1 but Biasi got a nose under him as they drove into turn 3.
Brian beat him to the flag stand by a nose when the red flag came out for Ryan Rutz and Gary Johnston in turn 4.
The field lined up for a complete restart.
The red flag flew again on the second attempt to start the 20-lap make-up feature. This time it was for Chris Henry, Tom Savage, Eric Jennings and Chad Masonheimer in turn 4.
The third time is the charm. Brian got out to the lead again with Biasi, Ryan Wilson, Steve Wilbur and Kevin Gutshall falling in line behind him.
Wilbur got under Wilson coming out of turn 2 on the second lap for third.
Eric Walker was running sixth by lap 3 after starting thirteenth.
Brian entered lapped traffic on lap 7.
By lap 10 Carmen Perigo was up to fifth from twenty-second starting spot.
Brian’s lead over Biasi was 3.8 seconds with 5 laps to go as Perigo moved up to fourth.
Brian held on to win and in doing so, set a new track record for the sportsman series. Brian’s 20-lap time of 5:52.540 bested Bobby Weaver’s record set in 2006 in a winged super sportsman. Biasi crossed the line second and Wilbur finished third. Perigo finished an impressive fourth and Ryan Wilson completed the top five.
This Saturday, August 24, Lincoln Speedway is back in action with the All-Star Circuit of Champions and the Central PA Legends. Racing starts at 7:30PM with pit gates opening at 5:00PM and grandstand gates opening at 5:30PM.
To get all the latest news, results, schedule changes and rule changes, visit Lincoln Speedway’s website at http://www.lincolnspeedway.com to stay up-to-date on all the action or pending weather conditions at Central Pennsylvania’s “Premier” Saturday night race track – The Fabulous Lincoln Speedway.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Gene Latta Ford 410 Sprints:
410 Sprint Feature Finish (30 Laps) – 1. 48-Danny Dietrich ($3,500); 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 21-Brian Montieth; 4. 72-Ryan Smith; 5. 1X-Chad Trout; 6. 99-Kyle Moody; 7. 75-Chase Dietz; 8. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 9. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 10. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 11. 39-Cory Haas; 12. 59-Jim Siegel; 13. 39M-Anthony Macri; 14. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 15. 8-Billy Dietrich; 16. 15-Adam Wilt; 17. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 18. 23-Chris Arnold; 19. 73B-Brett Michalski; 20. 91-Anthony Fiore; 21. 7-Trey Hivner (DNF); 22. 55K-Robbie Kendall (DNF); 23. 27G-Jay Galloway (DNF); 24. 90-Jordan Givler (DNF)
Lap Leaders – Alan Krimes (1-13), Brian Montieth (14-21), Danny Dietrich (22-30)
410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps) – 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich; 4. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 5. 59-Jim Siegel; 6. 2W-Glenndon Forsythe; 7. 8-Billy Dietrich; 8. 23-Chris Arnold; 9. 7-Trey Hivner (DNF); 10. 19-Troy Wagaman Jr.
410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps) – 1. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 2. 72-Ryan Smith; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 4. 15-Adam Wilt; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall; 6. 91-Tony Fiore; 7. 11P-Greg Plank; 8. 97-Brie Hershey (DNF); 9. 19M-Landon Myers (DNF); 10. 39-Cory Haas (DNF)
410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps) – 1. 87-Alan Krimes; 2. 1X-Chad Trout; 3. 75-Chase Dietz; 4. 99-Kyle Moody; 5. 39M-Anthony Macri; 6. 73-Brett Michalski; 7. 90-Jordan Givler; 8. 27-Jay Galloway; 9. 21T-Scott Fisher; 10. 17-Cole Young
410 Sprint Dash One Finish (6 laps) – 1. 21-Brian Montieth; 2. 87-Alan Krimes; 3. 1X-Chad Trout; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 72-Ryan Smith; 6. 1*-Tim Wagaman
410 Sprint Dash Two Finish (6 laps) – 1. 48-Danny Dietrich; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 4. 99-Kyle Moody; 5. 75-Chase Dietz; 6. 15-Adam Wilt
410 Sprint Consi Finish (10 laps) – 1. 8- Billy Dietrich; 2. 39-Cory Haas; 3. 23-Chris Arnold; 4. 90-Jordan Givler; 5. 7-Trey Hivner; 6. 27G-Jay Galloway; 7. 21T-Scott Fisher; 8. 97-Brie Hershey; 9. 11P-Greg Plank; 10. 17-Cole Young (DNF)
Hanover Auto Team 358 Sprint Cars:
Hanover Auto Team 358 Sprint Cars Feature (20 Laps) – 1. 6M-Chad Criswell ($1,100); 2. 00R-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 3. 44B-Dave Brown; 4. 18-Todd Rittenhouse Jr.; 5. 00-Chris Frank; 6. 4R-Doug Hammaker; 7. 4-Dwight Leppo; 8. 44-Dylan Norris; 9. 41B-Tyler Ross; 10. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 11. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 12. 99-Zachary Cool; 13. 28-Matt Findley; 14. 77-David Holbrook; 15. 38-Brett Strickler; 16. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 17. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 18. 32-Gregg Foster; 19. 50-Alyson Dietz; 20. 5A-Zach Allman; 21. 12K-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 22. 38X-Mark Strickler; 23. 23-Chris Arnold (DNF); 24. 1J-Kevin Nouse (DNF); 25. 2D-Dylan Orwig (DNF)
Lap Leader – Chad Criswell (1-20)
Hanover Auto Team 358 Sprint Cars Heat One Finish (10 laps) – 1. 18-Todd Rittenhouse Jr.; 2. 44B-Dave Brown; 3. 00-Chris Frank; 4. 41B-Tyler Ross; 5. 77-David Holbrook; 6. 19S-Steve Drevicki; 7. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 8. 32-Gregg Foster; 9. 5A-Zach Allman
Hanover Auto Team 358 Sprint Cars Heat Two Finish (10 laps) – 1. 4R-Doug Hammaker; 2. 1J-Kevin Nouse; 3. 4-Dwight Leppo; 4. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 5. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 6. 38-Brett Strickler; 7. 23-Chris Arnold; 8. 38X-Mark Strickler
Hanover Auto Team 358 Sprint Cars Heat Three Finish (10 laps) – 1. 00R-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 2. 6M-Chad Criswell; 3. 44N-Dylan Norris; 4. 99-Zachary Cool; 5. 28-Matt Findley; 6. 50-Alyson Dietz; 7. 12K-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 8. 2D-Dylan Orwig (DNS)
Wingless Super Sportsman:
Wingless Super Sportsman June 1 Make-up Feature Finish (20 laps) – 1. 16-Billy Brian Jr.; 2. B1-Joey Biasi; 3. 59-Steve Wilbur; 4. 93-Carmen Perigo; 5. 47T-Ryan Wilson; 6. 17J-Tony Jackson; 7. 63-Kevin Gutshall; 8. 88W-Eric Walker; 9. 38DD-Luke Lenker; 10. 1A-Craig Perigo; 11. 2-Austin Lorah; 12. 64-Levi Peck; 13. 14B-Rohan Beasley; 14. 14-Eric Jennings; 15. 8-Larry Drake; 16. 7-Bob Gutshall; 17. 2J-Jason Failor; 18. 83-Chad Masonheimer; 19. 32-Gene Epply; 20. 41-Chris Henry; 21. 18-Dave Conrad (DNF); 22. 38S-Tom Savage (DNF); 23. 16R-Ryan Rutz (DNF); 24. 15-Gary Johnston (DNF)
Wingless Super Sportsman Make-up Feature Finish (20 laps) – 1. 17J-Tony Jackson ($1,000); 2. 16-Billy Brian Jr.; 3. 1A-Craig Perigo; 4. 63-Kevin Gutshall; 5. 59-Steve Wilbur; 6. 93-Carmen Perigo; 7. 2J-Jason Failor; 8. 47T-Ryan Wilson; 9. 14-Eric Jennings; 10. 88W-Eric Walker; 11. 7-Steve Drevicki; 12. B1-Joey Biasi; 13. 64-Levi Peck; 14. 8-Larry Drake; 15. 14B-Rohan Beasley; 16. 38DD-Luke Lenker; 17. 15-Gary Johnston; 18. 32-Gene Epply; 19. 00-Ken Nealis; 20. 83-Chad Masonheimer; 21. 18-Dave Conrad (DNF); 22. 2-Austin Lorah (DNF); 23. 41-Ryan Rutz (DNS); 24. 38S-Tom Savage (DNS)
Lap Leaders: Tony Jackson (1-20)
Wingless Super Sportsman Heat One Finish (10 laps) – 1. 1A-Craig Perigo; 2. 64-Levi Peck; 3. 47T-Ryan Wilson; 4. 2J-Jason Failor; 5. 14B-Rohan Beasley; 6. 2-Austin Lorah; 7. 15-Gary Johnston; 8. 8-Larry Drake
Wingless Super Sportsman Heat Two Finish (10 laps) – 1. 93-Carmen Perigo Jr.; 2. 14-Eric Jennings; 3. 63-Kevin Gutshall; 4. 17-Tony Jackson; 5. B1-Joey Biasi; 6. 32-Gene Epply; 7. 83-Chad Masonheimer; 8. 41-Ryan Rutz (DNF)
Wingless Super Sportsman Heat Three Finish (10 laps) – 1. 59-Steve Wilbur; 2. 16-Billy Brian Jr.; 3. 38DD-Luke Lenker; 4. 88W-Eric Walker; 5. 7-Steve Drevicki; 6. 18-Dave Conrad; 7. 00-Ken Neilis; 8. 38S-Tom Savage (DNS)