Tri-City Raceway Park Celebrates Labor Day Classic

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FRANKLIN, PA – Despite threatening weather on Sunday which delayed the racing action for about two hours, Tri-City Raceway Park completed the first Labor Day Classic held under the direction of second-year owner and promoter, Merle Black. Taking the wins in the headline Shawgo Real Estate LLC 410 Sprint Cars were the duo from Appollo, PA, A.J. Flick, and Sye Lynch.

Joining Flick in victory celebrations Saturday night were Jeremiah Shingledecker (Krill Recycling LLC 358 Modifieds), Tim Bish (Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stocks), Gale Ruth, Jr. (Gary Glass Automotive and Washington House RUSH Sprints), Justin Bailey (4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks), Garrett Davenport (Junior Sprints Open), and Mason McAndrew (Junior Sprints Stock).

Sunday night winners, along with Lynch, were Garrett Krummert (BRP Modified Tour), Tim Bish (Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stocks), Rod George (Gary Glass Automotive and Washington House RUSH Sprints), Philip King (4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks), and Garrett Davenport (Junior Sprints Open).

In the Shawgo Real Estate LLC 410 Sprint main Saturday, Bob Felmlee took the lead and held control for the first ten laps of the event. Flick took over on lap eleven and was not threatened the rest of the way. George Hobaugh and Miachael Bauer moved into second and third, respectively. Felmlee was fourth and Sye Lynch recovered from an early race spin to take fifth.

Positions six through ten went to point champion Brandon Matus, Dan Kuriger, Carl Bowser, Clay Riney, and Logan McCandless.




The heat winners were Hobaugh, Jack Sodeman, Jr., and Lynch. There was no B Main.

The Krill Recycling LLC 358 Modified feature was marred by numerous cautions and three engine failures. One racer that had no trouble, though, was Jeremiah Shingledecker, who added another win to his impressive season accomplishments. Jimmy Holden, Rick Regalski, Kyle Fink, and J.R. McGinley rounded out the top five.

Sixth went to Tom Holden, followed by John Smith, Ryan Riffe, Lonny Riggs, and D.J. Schrader.

The heat victories went to Regalski and Fink. There was no B Main.

Tim Bish outpaced Chris Schneider for the win in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stock A Main, Bobby Whitling, Curt Bish, and Jackson Humanic completed the top five. Next across the line were Hunter Exley, Chris Withers, Jason Johns, Josh Seippel, and Curtis J. Bish.

Preliminaries went to Seippel, Schneider, and Larry Kugel. There was no B Main.

The Gary Glass Automotive and Washington House RUSH Sprints went to Gale Ruth, Jr. Versatile John Mollick was second, followed by Chad Ruhlman, Blaze Myers, and Arnie Kent. Rod George was sixth, and then came Brad Church, Tyler Newhart, Nolan Groves, and A.J. MacQuarrie.

Heats went to Kent and Myers. There was no B Main.

In the 4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks, point champion Justin Bailey picked up the win, with Brandon Huffman, Chad Greeley, Jesse Armstrong, and Levi Maskal trailing. D.J. Macrae, Izaac Irvin, Adam Aley, Evan Sobieski, and Michael Barr were the next five finishers.

Greeley, Bailey, and Dalton Speer won their heats, and Sobieski took the B Main.

In Sunday action, Clay Riney was well on his way toward a career-first Shawgo Real Estate LLC 410 Sprint Car win. He led the first twenty-three laps. But, Sye Lynch powered by him in turn four headed for the white flag. Lynch got the nod and Riney had to settle for second. Brandon Matus, A.J. Flick, and Carl Bowser were third through fifth.

Bob Felmlee, Dan Kuriger, Michael Bauer, Brent Matus, and Chase Metheny completed the top ten.

Heat wins were chalked up by Lynch and Flick. There was no B Main.

In the BRP Modified Tour A Main, Brad Rapp took the initial lead. But, Garrett Krummert steadily worked his way forward from eighth on the starting grid. Once he assumed command with a powerful outside move in turn four, there was no looking back. However, with the checkered flag in view, the final caution was displayed, setting up a green-white-checkered finish. The two-lap dash did not alter the outcome.

Krummert, Ryan Susice, and Rapp were the top three. Chad Brachmann was fourth and Jeremiah Shingledecker fifth.

Rex King, Jr., Dave Murdick, Jimmy Holden, Greg Martin, and Mark Frankhouser rounded out the top ten.

Krummert, Rex King, Jr., and Murdick won their heat races. There was no B Main.

Chris Schneider was in control of the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stock feature until a restart with five laps remaining. That gave Tim Bish the opportunity to take over the lead. Andrew Gordon also got by Schneider for the second spot. After Schneider came Bobby Whitlng and Curt Bish.

Jason Johns, Curtis J. Bish, Jackson Humanic, Tyler Wyant, and Chris Withers were sixth through tenth.

Schneider, Withers, and Gordon scored in their respective heat races. There was no B Main.

In the Gary Glass Automotive and Washington House RUSH Sprint Cars, former 410 track champion Rod George scored the win, with another veteran, Arnie Kent, taking second. But the drive of the night was turned in by young Nolan Groves, who came from tenth to get third. Blaze Myers and John Mollick were fourth and fifth.

Chad Ruhlman, Brian Hartzell, Brian Cressley, Tyler Newhart, and Gale Ruth, Jr. were sixth through tenth.

Myers and Ruth scored in the heat races. There was no B Main.

The 4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks had Philip King grace victory lane. He was followed by Robert Williams, Dalton Speer, Justin Bailey, and Levi Maskal. Bodey McClintock, J.R. Shaner, Adam Aley, Thomas Warren, and Evan Sobieski completed the top ten.

Speer, Huffman, and King copped the preliminaries.

There will be no racing at Tri-City Raceway Park next weekend. The final oval track program will be the return of Applefest for the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stocks and the 4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks. Applefest will be held on September 19.

Further information about Tri-City Raceway Park can be obtained by calling the track office at 724-967-4601, or by e-mailing the office at tricityracewaypark2020@gmail.com. Or, you can check the web at Tri-CityRacewayPark.com, or the Facebook page at Tri City Raceway Park. Tri-City Raceway Park is located just a few miles north of Franklin, PA, at 3430 State Route 417 in Oakland Township.

Shawgo Real Estate LLC 410 Sprints (Saturday): A.J. Flick, George Hobaugh, Michael Bauer, Bob Felmlee, Sye Lynch, Brandon Matus, Dan Kuriger, Carl Bowser, Clay Riney, Logan McCandless, Bryan Salisbury, Chase Metheny, Brent Matus, Matt Sherlock, Steve Bright, Nevan O’Donnell, Mike Lutz, Jr., Gale Ruth, Sr., Leyton Wagner, Jack Sodeman, Jr., Shamus O’Donnell.

Shawgo Real Estate LLC 410 Sprints (Sunday): Sye Lynch, Clay Riney, Brandon Matus, A.J. Flick, Carl Bowser, Bob Felmlee, Dan Kuriger, Michael Bauer, Brent Matus, Chase Metheny, Logan McCandless, Kyle Colwell, George Hobaugh, Shamus O’Donnell, Nevan O’Donnell, Gale Ruth, Sr., Mike Lutz, Jr., Jack Sodeman, Jr.

Krill Recycling LLC 358 Modifieds: Jeremiah Shingledecker, Jimmy Holden, Rick Regalski, Kyle Fink, J.R. McGinley, Tom Holden, John Smith, Ryan Riffe, Lonny Riggs, D.J. Schrader, Dillon Barr, Greg Martin, Kevin Hoffman, Eric Beggs, Chadd Brachmann, Max Smoker, Kyle Inman, Steve Barr, Travis Shingledecker, Michael Kristyak.

BRP Modified Tour: Garrett Krummert, Ryan Susice, Brad Rapp, Chad Brachmann, Jeremiah Shingledecker, Rex King, Jr., Dave Murdick, Jimmy Holden, Greg Martin, Mark Frankhouser, Travis Shingledecker, Eric Beggs, Steve Feder, Eric Gabany, Kyle Fink, Rick Regalski, Steve Slater, Ryan Riffe, Shawn Fleeger, Shawn Kozar, Tom Holden, Rex King, Sr., J.R. McGinley, Dillon Barr, Rodney Beltz, Steve Barr (DNS), Chris Haines (DNS).

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stocks (Staurday): Tim Bish, Chris Schneider, Bobby Whitling, Curt Bish, Jackson Humanic, Hunter Exley, Cris Withers, Jason Johns, Josh Seippel, Curtis J. Bish, Jimmy Fosnaught, David Baker, Jason Fosnaught, Josh Blum, Larry Kugel, Andrew Gordon, Russ Coyne, Rod Laskey, Tyler Wyant, Zachary Gustafson, Matt Bernard, Doug Iorio, II, Ron Boardman.

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Pro Stocks (Sunday): Tim Bish, Andrew Gordon, Chris Schneider, Bobby Whitlng, Curt Bish, Jason Johns, Curtis J. Bish, Jackson Humanic, Tyler Wyant, Chris Withers, Leigh Wheeler, Allan Cressley, Rod Laskey, Jimmy Fosnaught, Brett McDonald, Matt Bernard, Russ Coyne, Jamie Duncan, Josh Blum, Richard Chess, Sr., Doug Iorio, II, Ron Boardman, Hunter Exley, Josh Seippel.

Gary Glass Automotive/Washington House RUSH Sprints (Saturday): Gale Ruth, Jr., John Mollick, Chad Ruhlman, Blaze Myers, Arnie Kent, Rod George, Brad Church, Tyler Newhart, Nolan Groves, A.J. MacQuarrie, Brian Cressley, Brandon Shughart, Jeff Metzger, Brain Hartzell, Ricky Tucker, Jr., Kevin Kasserman.

Gary Glass Automotive/Washington House RUSH Sprints (Sunday): Rod George, Arnie Kent, Nolan Groves, Blaze Myers, John Mollick, Chad Ruhlman, Brian Hartzell, Brian Cressley, Tyler Newhart, Gale Ruth, Jr., A.J. MacQuarrie, Ricky Tucker, Jr., Jorden Hamilton.

4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks (Saturday): Justin Bailey, Brandon Huffman, Chad Greeley, Jesse Armstrong, Levi Maskal, D.J. Macrae, Izaac Irvin, Adam Aley, Evan Sobieski, Michael Barr, Howard Garlick, Ernest Irvin, Matt Urey, Dalton Speer, Brayden Seippel, Bodey McClintock, Alan Sousa, Jacob Wheeler, J.R. Shaner, Andrew Proper, Nick Steiger, James Buchanan, Charles McClintock (DNS), Kelly Clark (DNS).

4 Your Car Connection Mini Stocks (Sunday): Philip King, Robert Williams, Dalton Speer, Justin Bailey, Levi Maskal, Bodey McClintock, J.R. Shaner, Adam Aley, Thomas Warren, Evan Sobieski, Michael Barr, Matt Urey, Howard Garlick, Matthew Haskins, Charles McClintock, Kelly Clark, Chad Greeley, Jesse Armstrong, Brandon Huffman, Jacob Wheeler, Diezel Marvin, Brayden Seippel, Paul Marsh, Jr., John Zeleznik, D.J. Macrae, Jamie Tasker (DNS), Matt Daugherty (DNS), James Buchanan (DNS).

Junior Sprints (Saturday): Garrett Davenport, Carter Himes, Mason McAndrew, Beayden Beatty, Cameron Miller, Grady Reinhart, Adam Presnar, David Coley, Keaton Hines, Logen Lockhart, Rya Hollingsworth, Colton Guhler (DNS).

Junior Sprints (Sunday): Garrett Davenport, Carter Himes, Beayden Beatty, Cameron Miller, Mason McAndrew, Adam Presnar, Colton Guhler, David Coley, Keaton Himes, Rya Hollingsworth, Jazlyn Boyles, Grady Reinhart.