AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

Pennsylvania Speedweeks was fast and furious this week and finally finished up Sunday night at Selinsgrove Speedway with Rico Abreu taking the win and Lucas Wolfe picking up his third Speedweek Crown.

At Port Royal on Saturday night, it was all about Lance Dewease scoring his 103rd sprint victory of his career.

At Williams Grove Puyallup, Washington’s Trey Starks picked up the $10,000 to win Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars and Justin Weaver of Williamsport, MD was able to pull off a last lap, last corner pass for the win in the Mason Dixon Shootout feature for limited late models.

In other racing action, it was American Racer Night at the Jennerstown Speedway Complex where several drivers reached victory lane for the second time in 2017. Former Champion, Garry Wiltrout of Somerset, PA, became a repeat winner in the Martella’s Pharmacies Late Model division. “Racin’ Jason” Busch made his second trip to victory lane in the Stoystown Auto Wreckers Modified division, as did Dale Kimberly in the Farmers Union Co-Op Chargers. Brent Nelson, of Petersburg, WV won his first and second events of the year, sweeping the “Twin 50-lap” races for the visiting Super Cup Stock Car Series.

Other winners included Shawn Beam (J&J Truck Equipment Street Stocks) and Andrew Pluta (Somerset Trust Company Fast ‘n Furious 4-Cylinders), who each lead their division’s win columns.

Coming up on Saturday, July 15, the most anticipated race of the year at Jennerstown Speedway Complex will get the green flag at 6:00 PM. The annual visit of the winged, open-wheel Supermodifieds will offer fans the chance to see the world’s fastest short-track racing machines. Sanctioned by the International Supermodified Association, these breath-taking machines will participate in time trials (at 5:00 PM), then heat races and a 50-lap feature race – sponsored by Farmers Union Co-op and Powered By Milk.

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