The Crate Modified All-Star Cup 25 saw a first time winner as Nick Van Wickle posted his first career victory at New Egypt Speedway. Van Wickle got the lead on the final lap when leaders Paul Mancini and Pat Wall tangled hard in turn number 3, forcing a restart with one lap remaining. Van Wickle then held off invader Chris Lilick, Sammy Martz Jr. and George Garies Jr. for the win. Johnny Bangs came home fifth.
Eric Jennings won the Larry’s Hot Rods and Harley’s 20 lap All-Star Cup NEWS Sprint race for the second year in a row. Larry Drake and Heidi Hedin were second and third respectively.
It was Jennings 4th win of his career at NES.
Scott Dunn took top honors in the 4-cyl main event. Scott held off his son & division champ Jusrin Dunn, who pressured him most of the race. Justin Dunn finished second followed by Joe Garey Sr.
In 3 weeks, on Saturday Oct. 23nd, it will be the annual Legends of the Fall event to close out the racing season. The Vahlco Wheels Modifieds will compete in a 50-lap $5000 to win feature event. The 602 Crate Modifieds will race in a 30 lap/$1200 to win race, and the Eastern 600 Sprints will be on hand for the first time with a 20 lap main event. Pit Gates will open at 2pm, Grandstands at 3pm, Hot Laps for all divisions will start at 4pm, and racing gets underway at 5pm.
Then on Halloween weekend it’s the Monster Truck Spooky Smash, Sat. Oct. 30th and Sun. Oct. 31st. On Saturday gates swing open at 3pm with the show starting at 5pm. Then Sunday, Halloween Day, Gates will open at 1pm with a 3pm Show. There will also be a Trunk or Treat for all kids in costume ages 1-11 at 1pm. Tickets can be purchased online at TicketLeap. For more info please visit the speedway’s website at www.newegyptspeedway.net , follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & SnapChat) or call the track at 609-758-1900.
New Egypt Speedway 10/2/21 – 9th Annual All Star Cup Shootout 100 Day 2
Modified All-Star Cup Shootout Results (100 Laps):
1.) JEFF STRUNK 2.) David Van Horn 3.) Mike Gular 4.) Bryan Kuhl 5.) Dominick Buffalino 6.) Brandon Grosso 7.) John McClelland 8.) Max McLaughlin 9.) Davey Samamons 10.) Rick Laubach 11.) Ryan Godown 12.) Cale Ross 13.) Mike Butler 14.) JR Fulper 15.) Frank Venezia 16.) DJ Hunt 17.) Billy Osmun 18.) Chris Grbac 19.) Matt Stangle 20.) Bucky Kell 21.) Louden Reimert 22.) Danny Bouc 23.) Jack Butler DQ: Dakota Kessler
Heat Race Winners: Rick Laubach, Max McLaughlin & Danny Bouc
Locked in from Friday: Dominick Buffalino & Brandon Grosso
B Main winner: Ryan Godown
DNQ: Ryan Grim, Rich Rutski, Mickey Kessler, Danny Creeden, Kory Fleming, Jim Bobbitt, Wade Hendrickson, Justin Grosso
Crate Modified Feature Results (20 Laps):
1.) NICK VAN WICKLE 2.) Chris Lilick 3.) Sammy Martz Jr 4.) George Gareis Jr 5.) Johnny Bangs 6.) Anthony Tramontana 7.) Eric Palmer 8.) Glenn McIntyre 9.) Tommy Klimkowski 10.) Paul Mancini 11.) Ryan Simmons 12.) Matt Miller 13.) Justin Grosso 14.) Doug Dubiel 15.) Will Protinick 16.) Dan Fleming 17.) Tom Princiotta 18.) Jordon Cox 19.) Ryan Godown Jr DQ: Pat Wall
Heat Race Winners: Jordon Cox & Paul Mancini
Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Car Feature Results (20 Laps):
1.) ERIC JENNINGS 2.) Larry Drake 3.) Heidi Hedin 4.) Al Cheney 5.) Duane Nixon 6.) Ken Nealis 7.) Eric Miller 8.) Dustin Miller 9.) Stan Ploski 10.) Shea Wills 11.) Rob Ward 12.) Walter Fletcher 13.) Bill Hoff DQ: Rich Mellor
Heat Race Winners: Eric Jennings & Rich Mellor
4-Cylinder Feature Results (15 Laps):
1.) SCOTT DUNN 2.) Justin Dunn 3.) Joe Garey Jr 4.) Joe Garey Sr 5.) Tim Jones 6.) Richie Page 7.) Kyle Hurley 8.) Mike Fox 9.) Bob Johnson 10.) Chris Gall 11.) Ed Ford 12.) Ricky Gergasko 13.) Dom Antonelli 14.) Jim Tinnes 15.) Jared Hale