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By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

Hamlin, PA- Hamlin Speedway Has Great Night Of Racing Action

The premier racing facility in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the Hamlin Speedway, once again showed how to get things done last evening with an exciting show that took longer than anticipated and left two divisions in drydock when the curfew bell sounded off. The tremendous racing season thus far in 2019 and the loyal fan base and talented roster of driving stars who converge at the speedway are appreciative of all of the hard work and determination the Smith Family goes into preparing an exciting and fun-filled evening of racing. The racing action at the 1/5th mile clay-cushioned facility has been over the top with many outstanding driving personalities carving out their own claim to fame in weekly competition for age groups from 8 to 60 plus and wioth drivers coming to compete from Florida and North Carolina for last night's racing schedule. Last night some new winners graced victory circle with happy faces all around.

The 2019 season is ten weeks old weeks old and many special events have been already been completed but the heart of the racing schedule is still coming up in the next few weeks. Heading up the headlines for last evening’s show include RJ Sherman, who won the Junior Slingshot event in a wire to wire triumph, the sensational Shelby McLaughlin, who captured the All Star Slingshot win in great fashion. "The Electric Man" Colin White who won over a quick field in the JPA Masonry Regular 600 Sprint main event. "TVD" Tanner VanDohren captured the feature in the division for the Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modifieds. Sam Sciccitano. who is the current point leader in the series, won the X-Cel Modified event after early leader of the event Jeff Sechrist faltered on a restart.

Mick D'Agostino grabbed the lead at the start of the JPA Masonry event and hustled out to a small advantage lead over Colin White, D'Agostino led until lap five when the caution flag was waved. On the restart, White used some some side speed to slip past D'Agostino and take control of the action. The action that took place behind White and D'Agostino was engaging to say the least. Every turn and straightaway action was filled with excitement as the track was extremely racy as the drivers were able to race side by side and triplicate for most of the racing action. White was the leader of the event and hit his marks around the speedway with precision excellence. White would claim the win with D'Agostino giving chase behind him in an exciting run for in second place. Paul Richards drove into third place with Dylan Martin in fourth and Tyler Lindsay was fifth with Zack Bealer coming on to land in sixth place. Noah Zielinski, Zack Weisenfluh, Stephen Weirich and the returning Pat Bealer.

RJ Sherman was once again the class of the field as the young charger took the lead on the third lap of the encounter and led the remaining laps despite being challenged down the stretch by Kasey Hufcut who would finish in second place. Aiden Elliot was third with Doug Smith fourth and Jacob Bierman doing steady work to land in fifth place. Charlene Benz who led the first two laps of the feature until being spun out came back to finish seventh place with newcomer Dillon Beadle behind her and Kylie Hendricks, James Hendricks, Connor Mirabelli and Jacoby Thompson rounding the top ten finishers.

The All Star Slingshot feature event was all about Shelby McLaughlin. The young lady who is her first year in the All Star Slingshot class, was fast and furious when the green flag came out and grabbed the lead from the start. The young lady had to withstand some constant pressure from Jared Silfee to pull off her win and did so with ease. Silfee finished second with Scott Neary in third place. CJ FRitz was fouth with Dale Kober driving hard to fifth place. James Benz headed up the next spots with Wes Hearn, Brian Smith, Jopey Kalafut and Amber Baccaligni filling in those slots. In the event, newcomer Lucas Weirich took a tumble on the front straight and Rachel Dickinson on the back straight. Both drivers walked away.

In the Hampton RV and Trailer Sales Stage One Modified event, Tanner VanDohren grabbed the lead from his pole start and had things his own way from start to finish to claim the win. Amanda Buchel was the runner-up and Mike Samony was in third place. ADam Buchel was fourth and Jeff Hineline straked into fifth place. Cody Motto, Joel Price, Evan Civick, Mark Evans and James Costlow rounded out the top ten.

Jeff Sechrist led the first few laps of the X-Cel Modified event. A caution brought the field together and on the restart Sam Sciccitano outgunned Sechrist for the top spot. Once in front Sciccitano kept hitting his marks all around the speedway to come up the winner of the tour event. Sechrist would remain in second place with HYunter Diehl hustling hard into third place with Shawna Schibilia in fourth and Geoff Suttion raciong hard to claim fifth place money. Travis Fichter raced hard from 16th starting place to head up the second five while Ray Gradwall, Eric Whitby, Brandon Graner and Nolan Smith rounded out the top ten finishers.

Pearl Jams:

The track was in excellent condition last evening. As many as four lanes of racing brought the fans to their feet as the racers gave it all they had to move up a notch or two from where they began the vening of racing. Kudos go out ot Randy Smith and crew for an excellent job of maintaining the facility and keeping at it during the show.

Heat races went to Paul Richards and Colin White for the 600 Sprints. The Stage One Modifieds found Adam Buchel and Cody Motto in victory lane. The All Star Slingshots had Jared Silfee and Scott Neary winning the heat events. Junior Slingshot heats were claimed by RJ Sherman and Charlene Benz. Rookie 600 heats were claimed by Carmen Leggio Sr and Michael Nolf. The Super Slinger heat went to John Gilroy. The X-Cel Modifieds had Sam Sciccitano, Hunter Diehl and and Jeff Sechrist all claming victories. Steve Sterner escaped serious injury when his car climbed the homestretch wall and flipped over.

Drivers were in from many states last evening including Zak Gorski from Florida and Chase Cabre from North Carolina. Tyler Henry towed down from the Niagara Falls area to compete. Lots of new faces and new cars added to the spectacle of speed.

Faces in the crowd had former competitor Dale Reed and his wife in the house. Gene Beadle who was formally over at Mocatek Speedway was in the house last evening to watch his grandson compete in the Junior Slingshot division.

Don't forget folks, the 100-lap All Star Slingshot event is coming up this weekend and laps are still available for purchase. The laps go for ten bucks each and will be announced before the race goes green. The Hungarian Auction will also take place and a great array of prizes have been delivered to the speedway. The Vet Stock auction will also take place with some great prizes to be offered up.

The two cancelled feature event from tonhght's show have been added to next week's attractions. Come on out and enjoy racing the way it should be done.

Results:

JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Sprints: Colin White, Mick D'Agostino, Paul Richards, Dylan Martin, Tyler Lindsay, Zach Bealer, Noah Zielinski, Zack Weisenfluh, Steven Weirich, Pat Bealer, Mack Brink, Tyler Henry, Chad Sandt, Joey Amantea, Zak Gorski, Cody Smith, Chase Cabre, Joesh Smith, Brett Altemose, Luke Schostkewitz

All Star Slingshots: Shelby McLaughlin, Jared Silfee, Scott Neary, Cody Kline, CJ Fritz, Dale Kober, James Benz, Wes Hearn, Brian Smith, Joey Kalafut, Amber Baccaligni, Ashley Kober, Rachel Dickinson, Mikey Johannes, Lucas Weirich Ashton DeWitt
Ashton DeWitt, Joey Kalafut, Scott Neary, Andrew Turpin,

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: RJ Sherman, Kasey Hufcut, Aiden Elliot, Doug Smith, Aiden Elliot, Jacob Bierman, Charlene Benz, Dillon Beadle, Kylie Hendricks, James Hendricks, Conner Mirabelli, Jacoby Thompson, Isabella VanOrden, Jennna Amantea, Chase Zimmer, Aiden Donaldson, *Paul Hartwig-To Be Determined

Super Slingers: Did Not Run

JPA Masonry Rookies: Did Not Run

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales: Tanner VanDohren, Amanda Buchel, Micke Samony, Adam Buchel, Jeff Hineline, Cody Motto, Joel Price, Evan Civick, Mark Evans, James Costlow, Anthony Chrobak

X-Cel Modifieds: Sam Sciccitano, Jeff Sechrist, Hunter Diehl, Shawna Schibilia, Geoff Sutton, Travis Fichter, Ray Gradwall, Eric Whitby, Brandon Graner, Nolan Smith, Grant Schibilia, Brian Blankenmiller, Tyler Smith, Matt Bruns, Kevin Van Valkenburg, Ty Hoke, Trent Warner, Heath Macomber, Brianna James, Olivia Schmeltzer

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/
http://ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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Hamlin, PA- Hamlin Speedway Places New Winners On Victory Circle
By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

The premier racing facility in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the Hamlin Speedway, once again showed how to get things done last evening with an exciting show in between rain drops that covered all of the hard work and dedication the Smith Family has placed into the facility. The tremendous racing season thus far in 2019 and the loyal fan base and talented roster of driving stars who converge at the speedway are appreciative of all of the hard work and determination that goes into preparing an exciting and fun-filled evening of racing. The racing action at the 1/5th mile clay-cushioned facility has been over the top with many outstanding driving personalities carving out their own claim to fame in weekly competition for age groups from 8 to 60 plus. Last night some new winners graced victory circle with some smiling faces all around. The racing was completed by 10:33 in the evening.

The 2019 season is eight weeks old and many special events have been already been completed but the heart of the racing schedule is still coming up in the next few weeks. Heading up the headlines for last evening’s show include RJ Sherman, who won the Junior Slingshot event in a wire to wire triumph, New York driving star Taylor Mills, who captured the All Star Slingshot win in great fashion and "Magic Shoes" Mike McLaughlin returning to action to score a big win in the Super Slingshot feature. Dennis Chamberlain won the JPA Masonry Rookie Wingless event and Joseph Smith who won over a quick field in the JPA Masonry Regular 600 Sprint main event. Tanner VanDohren captured the feature in the division for the Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modifieds. Travis Fichter won the X-Cel Modified event after early leader of the event Geoff Sutton's machine let him down.

Joesph Smith grabbed the lead at the start of the JPA Masonry event and hustled out to a huge lead over Mack Brink, last week's winner Tyler Lindsay and track champion "The Travelin Man" Mick D'Agostino. The action that took place behind the Smith was engaging to say the least. Every turn and straightaway action was filled with excitement as the track was extremely racy as the drivers were able to race side by side for most of the event. Smith was the leader of the event and hit his marks around the speedway with precision excellence. Smith would claim the win with Brink, Lindsay and D'Agostino giving chase behind him in an exciting run for in second place. Dylan Martin was fifth with Cody Smith close behind him in sixth place. Noah Zielinski, Zack Weisenfluh, Michael Nolf followed the leaders.

In the Super Slinger action, Mike McLaughlin ran away and hid to go on and claim another win at the speedway. "The Fighting Irishman" John Gilroy would finish in the runner-up role and was the fastest car on the track as the laps closed down. Dle Kober would finish third while Allan Kober was fourth and solid Paul Ennes would finish in fifth place with Wes Hearn close behind him and Mark Exeter rounded out the finishers.

In the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 event, after being introduced to the crowd trackside, Dennis Chamblerlain began from a front row starting place and that and a big right foot would be all he needed to collect the gold on this evening. Carmen "Pops" Leggio was second with Tony Parlanti third, Jacob Eby fourth place and Michael Nolf was fifth. Richie Maguire headed up the second five with Kyle Ferrucci, Matt Brown, Rich Maguire, and Cody Powell.

The Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event found RJ Sherman taking no prisoners as he charged forward as the green flag fell. Many battles were forming up behind him and it allowed Sherman to whisk away to another dimension. Aiden Donaldson, Doug Smith, Aiden Elliot and Charlene Benz were all part of the give and take behind Sherman. Kasey Hufcut, Chase Zimmer and Isabella Van Orden followed.

In the All Star Slingshot encounter, Taylor Mills blasted into the lead at the start of the event and held off all of the competition for the win. Shelby McLaughlin, hustled into runner-up honors with the returning Cody Kline residing in third place. Paul Ennes hustled hard to fourth place while Dale Kober was handling fifth place with ease. Wes Hearn continued his steady work for sixth place, with James Benz, Ashley Kober, Brian Smith and CJ Fritz rounding out the top ten.

In the event for the Stage One Modifieds, "TVD" Tanner Van Dohren outhustled Jeff Hineline at the start and left the field in his wake as he went on to win the event. Hineline was second with Anthony "Chops" Chrobak third and himself doing an admirable job in containing those behind him such as Adam Buchel, Amanda Buchel and Evan Civick.

The X-Cel Modifieds returned to action at Hamlin and Travis Fichter showed the field the fast way around the clay. He won a close battle over Kevin VanValkenburg.

Pearl Jams:

The track was racy from start to finish and Track Promoter Randy Smith contnued to work on the speedway as necessary for the activity on the speedway was non-stop throughout. Smith had an over the top track for all of the racing teams with the clay of the speedway so moist it pulled the shoes off of your feet when walking the track surface.

Cody Kline and Taylor Mills captured the heat wins in the All Star Slingshots last evening. Carmen Leggio, Michael Nolf and Tyler Lindsay won the Rookie 600 heats. The Junior Slingshot heat went to Aiden Elliot. In the Regular 600 Sprints, Mack Brink bested all comers and Alan Kober was tops in the Super Slinger heat. The Stage One Modified heat found Tanner VanDohren being victorious. Travis Fichter captured the heat win for the X-Cell Modifieds.

Announcer Steve Pados did another excellent job in announcing all of the rookie drivers to the crowd. Another highlight of the evening was to have senior citizens pick the numbers for the which the drivers involved were to start their event from.

Mike Enright captured the 50/50 deal last evening.

The Annual Vet Stock raffle tickets are up for sale with the first place prize of the Custom American/Checkered Flag, the second place prize of the Ruger 22 Caliber Rifle and a third place prize of $500.00 ready to whet your appetitie. The speedway is also seeking donations for the Hungarian Auction that will take place at the speedway on July 6th. With the event, a big 100-lap event will take place for the all Star Slingshots on this evening of speed and giving to our vets who make our freedom and our way of life possible.

RESULTS:

JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Sprints: Joseph Smith, Mack Brink, Tyler Lindsay, Mick D'Agostino, Dylan Martin, Cody Smith, Noah Zielinski, Zack Weisenfluh, Michael Nolf, Don Colaluce

All Star Slingshots: Taylor Mills, Shelby McLaughlin, Cody Kline, Paul Ennes, Dale Kober, Wes Hearn, James Benz, Ashley Kober, Brian Smith, CJ Fritz, Amber Baccaligni, Mikey Johannes, Dawson Harriger,
Ashton DeWitt, Joey Kalafut, Scott Neary, Andrew Turpin,

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: RJ Sherman, Aidan Donaldson, Doug Smith, Aiden Elliot, Charlene Benz, Kasey Hufcut, Chase Zimmer, Isabella VanOrden

Super Slingers: Mike McLaughlin, John Gilroy, Dale Kober, Alan Kober, Paul Ennes, Wes Hearn, Mark Exeter

JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprints: Dennis Chamberlain, Carmen Leggio, Tony Parlanti, Jake Eby, Michael Nolf, Richie Maguire,Kyle Ferrucci, Matt Brown, Rich Maguire, Cody Powell, Brian Lindsay, Brandon Nicholas, Jack Hanna, Mandie Magure, Victor Cleary, Bobby Smith

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales: Tanner VanDohren, Jeff Hineline, Anthony Chrobak, Adam Buchel, Amanda Buchel, Evan Civick, Michael Samony, Joel Price, James Costlow, Mark Evans

X-Cel Modifieds: Travis Fichter, Kevin Van Valkenburg, Geoff Sutton

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: www.hamlinspeed.com or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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Hamlin Speedway

Hamlin, PA- Hamlin Speedway Delivers Another Great Show With New Winners
By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

The premier racing facility in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the Hamlin Speedway, once again showed how to get things done last evening with an exciting show that covered all of the hard work and dedication the Smith Family has placed into the facility. The tremendous racing season thus far in 2019 and the loyal fan base and talented roster of driving stars who converge at the speedway are appreciative of all of the hard work and determination that goes into preparing an exciting and fun-filled evening of racing. The racing action at the 1/5th mile clay-cushioned facility has been over the top with many outstanding driving personalities carving out their own claim to fame in weekly competition for age groups from 8 to 60 plus. Last night some new winners graced victory lane encouraging all drivers to come out and give Hamlin a good effort.

The 2019 season is just seven weeks old and many special events have been already been completed but the heart of the racing schedule is still coming up in the next few weeks. Heading up the headlines for last evening’s show include Kasey Hudcut, who won the Junior Slingshot event, Dale Kober who captured the All Star Slingshot win in that portion of the evening and Kober bagged a double with a win in the Super Slingshot feature as well. Dennis Stawinsky won the JPA Masonry Rookie Wingless event and unherlalded Tyler LIndsay who won over a healthy field in the JPA Masonry Regular 600 Sprint main event. Tanner VanDohren captured the feature in the division for the Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modifieds. Hunter Diehl won the X-Cell Modified event in a wire to wire run

Tyler LIndsay grabbed the lead at the start of the JPA Masonry event and hustled out to a huge lead over Mick D'Agostino. The action that took place behind the pair was stunning to say the least. Every turn and straightaway action was filled with excitement as the track was extremely racy as the drivers were able to race side by side for most of the event. By the time people began to realize Lindsay was the leader of the event, he would already be into the lapped cars of the event. Lindsay would claim the win going away with D'Agostino giving chase in second place. Paul Richards would silently make his way into third place while Dylan Martin and Colin White would round out the top five finishers. "The Big Show" Joey Amantea was a soild sixth and what a drive from "Bad" Chad Sandt as would hustle in from 13th starting position to grab up a seventh place finish on this night. Zach Weisenfluh, Joseph Smith, and Noah Zielinski followng the leaders. Mack Brink was uninjured in a high flying three car jumble in turn one.

In the Super Slinger action, Dale Kober ran away and hid to go on and claim another win at the speedway. Wes Hearn would finish in the runner-up role. Jimmy Conroy would finish third while Allan Kober was fourth and the returning Greg Zellman would finish in fifth place. Paul Ennes, The returning Roger Collins, Mark Exeter, and Gleen and Jermey Hoffman rounded out the finishers.

In the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 event, Dennis "The Menace" Stawinsky began from a front row starting place and that and a big right foot would be all he needed to collect the gold on this evening. Jacob Eby drove falwlessly through the pack to garner the runner-up slot and Tony Parlanti would hang on for third place. Dennis Chamberlain was fourth while Brandon Nicholas was fifth. Richie Maguire headed up the second five with Cody Powell, Carmen "POPS" Leggio Rich Magurie and newcomer Matt Warner filling in the blanks.

The Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event found Kasey Hufcut charging forwards as the green flag fell. Hufcut finally took over the lead at lap-16 after four other leaders durung the event and won a one car length battle over fellow Charlene Benz.. Aiden Elliot Donaldson was third with James Hendricks fourth in a great run for the kid racer and Aiden Donaldson fifth. Doug Smith was sixth and Isabella VanOrden nailing down seventh place. Chase Zimmer came from the back of the pack for eighth place while newcomer Joshua Allen and Conner Mirabelli rounding out the top ten placers.

In the All Star Slingshot encounter, Dale Kober blasted into the lead at the start of the event and held off all of the competition for the win. Taylor Mills, hustled into runner-up honors with Wes Hearn back in third place. Scott Neary hustled hard to fourth place while a new face in 2019, Amber Baccaligni held off most of the competitiors coming her way. Paul Ennes continued his steady work for sixth place, while Austin Silfee, Brian Smith, Joey Kalafut, and Ashley Kober rounding out the top ten.

In the event for the Stage One Modifieds, "TVD" Tanner Van Dohren hustled around Adam Buchel on lap eight to go and win the event. Adam Buchel, Anthony Chrobak, Amanda Buchel, and Joe Price held on for top five finishes while Lawson Szerencits, Jeff Hineline, Michael Samony, Evan Civick, and Mark Evan filled out the field.

The X-Cel Modifieds returned to action at Hamlin and Huner Diehl showed the field the fast way around the clay. He won a close battle over Travis Fichter, Matt Warner, Jarrett Sechrist, and Zane Roth. Trent Warner, Kyle Fallis, Jessica Michael, Brandon Graver, Olivia Schmeltzer and Jeff Sechrist

Pearl Jams:

The track was racy from start to finish and Track Promoter Randy Smith contnued to work on the speedway as necessary for the activity on the speedway was non-stop throughout. Smith had a great track for all of the racing teams.

Amber Basscaligni and Brett Putnam captured the heat wins in the All Star Slingshots last evening. Tony Parlanti and Jack Hanna won the Rookie 600 heats. Junior Slingshot heats went to Conner Mirabelli and RJ Sherman. Wes Hearn was the victor in the Super Slingers. In the Regular 600 Sprints, Mick D'Agostino, and Cody Smith bested their foes and the Stage One Modified heats found Anthony Chrobak and Tanner VanDohren being victorious. Matt Warner and Hunter Diehl captured the heats for the X-Cell Modifieds.

The Annual Vet Stock raffle tickets are up for sale with the first place prize of the Custom American/Checkered Flag, the second place prize of the Ruger 22 Caliber Rifle and a third place prize of $500.00 ready to whet your appetitie. The speedway is also seeking donations for the Hungarian Auction that will take place at the speedway on July 6th. With the event, a big 100-lap event will take place for the all Star Slingshots on this evening of speed and giving to our vets who make our freedom and our way of life possible.

RESULTS:

JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Sprints: Tyler Lindsay, Mick D'Agostino, Paul Richards, Dylan Martin, Colin White, Joey Amantea, Chad Sandt, Zach Weisenfluh, Joseph Smith, Noah Zielinski, Matt Warner, Cody Smith, Mack Brink, Jordan Tittle

All Star Slingshots: Dale Kober,, Taylor Mills, Wes Hearn, Scott Neary, Amber Baccaligni, Paul Ennes, Austin Silfee, Brian Smith, Joey Kalafut, Ashley Kober, James Benz, Andrew Turpin, Ashlton DeWitt, Brett Putnam, Bryan Preville, Mikey Johannes, Glenn Hoffman, Shelby McLaughlin, CJ Fritz Dawson Harringer

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: Kasey Hufcut, Charlene Benz, Aiden Elliot, James Hendricks, Aiden Donaldson, Doug Smith, Isabella VanOrden, Chase Zimmer, Joshua Allen, Conner Mirabelli, Kylie Hendricks, Jenna Amantea, Darryn Fallis, RJ Sherman, Jacoby Thompson, Dillon Beadle

Super Slingers: Dale Kober, Wes Hearn, Jimmy Conroy, Alan Kober, GRegg Zellman, Paul Ennes, Roger Collins, Mark Exeter, Gleen Hoffman, Jermey Hoffman

JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprints: Dennis Stawinsky, Jake Eby, Tony Parlanti, Dennis Chamberlain, Brandon Nicholas, Richie Maguire, Cody Powell, Carmen Leggio Sr, Richie Maguire, Matt Warner, Jack Hanna, Ryan Lacoe, Ron Hartrum, Brett Kern, Jacob Nemeth, Bobby Smith

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales: TAnner VanDohren, Adam Buchell, Anthony Chrobak, Amanda Buchel, Joel Price, Lawson Szerencits, Jeff Hineline, Michael Samony, Evan Civick, Mark Evans

X-Cel Modifieds: Hunter Diehl, Travis Fichter, Matt Warner, Jarrett Sechrist, Zane Roth, Trent Warner, Kyle Fallis, Jessica Michael, Brandon Garner, Olivia Scmeltzer, Jeff SEchrist

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: http://www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/
http://ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media
Hamlin Speedway

Hamlin, PA- Hamlin Speedway Shines Brightly With Great Show

The premier racing facility in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the Hamlin Speedway, once again showed it's own spit and polish last evening with an exciting show that covered all of the hard work and dedication the Smith Family has placed into the facility. The tremendous racing season thus far in 2019 and the loyal fan base and talented roster of driving stars who converge at the speedway are appreciative of all of the hard work and determination that goes into preparing an exciting and fun-filled evening of racing. The racing action at the 1/5th mile clay-cushioned facility has been over the top with many outstanding driving personalities carving out their own claim to fame in weekly competition for age groups from 8 to 60 plus.

The 2019 season is just six weeks old and many special events have been already been completed through the heart of the racing schedule. Heading up the headlines for last evening’s show include Kasey Hufcut, who won the Junior Slingshot event, Shelby McLaughlin, who captured her first All Star Slingshot win in that portion of the evening. Dale Kober who captured the Super Slingshot event. "The Whiz Kid" Jack Hanna who won the JPA Masonry Rookie Wingless event and "The Electric Man" Colin White who won over a healthy field in the JPA Masonry Regular 600 Sprint main even. Amanda Buchel captured the postponed Hampton RV & Trailer Sales event and her brother Adam Buchel came back to win the regular feature in the division.

Colin White grabbed the lead at the start of the JPA Masonry event and hustled out to a huge lead over Dylan Martin and Hunter Metzger. The action that took place behind the pair was stunning to say the least. Every turn and straightaway action was filled with excitement as the track was extremely racy as the drivers took their shots at each other for position. White would claim the win with Billy Koch giving chase in second place. "Bad" Chad Sandt would hustle in from ninth starting position to grab up a third place finish on this night. Dylan Martin would make a return to the speedway and came out fourth while Joey Amantea would close out the top five finishers. Joel Smith headed up the second five with Zach Weisenfluh, Mack Brink, Joseph Smith, Cody Smith, Tony Parlanti and Mick D’Agostino folliwng the leaders.

In the Super Slinger action, Dale Kober ran away and hid to go on and claim a win at the speedway. Paul Ennes would finish in the runner-up role. Wally Bell would finish third while Jim Conroy was fourth and David Guest would claim fifth place honors and Mark Exeter would finish up in sixth place.

In the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 event, Jack Hanna began from fourth place but was coming hard through the field to catch early leader Carmen "Pops" Leggio. . He finally caught Leggio on lap eight and cruised into victory. Jake Eby held on for second place while Tony Parlanti was third, Carmen “POPS” Leggio Sr and the returning Dennis Stawinsky rounded out the top five. Early leader Jacob Nemeth faeded to sixth place with an ill-handling race car while Michael Nolf, Brandon Nicholas, the returning Kyle Exley and newcomer Derke Angle rounded out the tio ten places. Kyle Ferrucci, and Jacob Newhard flipped on the backsteretch in the same incident with Ferrucci coming out of the mess okay but Newhard being attended to by members of the Hamlin Emergency Team and the Hamlin Emergency Squad. Newhard was taken to the hospital to chack out his condition

The Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event found Kasey Hufcut charging forwards as the green flag fell. Hufcut fianlly took over the lead at lap-13 and won a couple of car length battle over fellow New Yorker RJ Sherman. Aiden Donaldson was third with James Hendricks fourth and Isabella VanOrden nailing down fifth place. Chase Zimmer came from the back of the pack for sixth place while Ashton Dewitt, Doug Smith, Aiden Elliot, and Kylie Hendricks filled out the roster. Charlene Benz had her thumb caught in the steering wheel when someone made contact with her on one restart.

In the All Star Slingshot encounter, Joey Kalafut blasted into the lead at the start of the event and held off all of the competition for seventeen laps until Shelby McLaughlin pressured him to take oever the lead. That was the only move McLaughlin would need to secure the win. Taylor Mills, hustled into runner-up honors with Kalafut back in third place.Paul Ennes continued his steady work for fourth place and Brian Smith, who started from tenth place, would settle in for fifth place. Dale Kober headed up the second five with Scott Neary, James Benz, Austin Silfee, Mikey Johannes and Andrew Turpin rounding out the top ten.

In the held-over Stage One Modified event, Amanda Buchel took over the lead on lap eleven and held on for a win over Joel Price and Anthony "Chops" Chrobak. Adam Buchel, Tanner VanDohren, Jeff Hineline, Evan Civick, Mark Evans and John Bachetti following.

In the regular event for the Stage One Modifieds, Adam Buchel turned the tide and captured the event with a win over Amanda Buchel, Jeff Hineline, Evan Civick, Anthony Chrobak, Joel Price, and John Bachetti

Pearl Jams:

The track was racy from start to finish and Track Promoter Randy Smith contnued to work on the speedway as necessary for the activity on the speedway was non-stop throughout.

Dale Kober and Taylor Mills captured the heat wins in the All Star Slingshots last evening. Tony Parlanti and Jacob Nemeth won the Rookie 600 heats. Junior Slingshot heats went to James Hendricks and Isabella VanOrden. . DaIle Kober was the victor in the Super Slingers. In the Regular 600 Sprints, Cody Smith, Mick D'Agostino, and Dylan Martin bested their foes and the Stage One Modified heats found Adam Buchel and Tanner VanDohren being victorious.

Bob Parlanti captured the 50/50 bonus last evening worth $145.00.

The Annual Vet Stock raffle tickets are up for sale with the first place prize of the Custom American/Checkered Flag, the second place prize of the Ruger 22 Caliber Rifle and a third place prize of $500.00 ready to whet your appetitie. The speedway is also seeking donations for the Hungarian Auction that will take place at the speedway on July 6th. With the event, a big 100-lap event will take place for the all Star Slingshots on this evening of speed and giving to our vets who make our freedom and our way of life possible.

RESULTS:

JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Sprints:
Colin White, Billy Koch, Chad Sandt, Dylan Martin, Joey Amantea, Joel Smith, Zach Weisenfluh, Mack Brink, Joseph Smith, Cody Smith, Tony Parlanti, Mick D'Agostino, Kyle Exley, Tyler Lindsay, Hunter Metzger, Duane White, Geordan Marrero, Paul Richards, Aiden Borden, RYan Lacoe, Michael Nolf

All Star Slingshots: Shelby McLaughlin,, Taylor Mills, Joey Kalafut, Paul Ennes, Dale Kober, Scott Neary, James Benz, Austin Silfee, Mikey Johannes, Andrew Turpin, Ashley Kober, Brian Smith, Dawson Harringer, (DNF) CJ Fritz

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: Kasery Hufcut, RJ Sherman, Aiden Donaldson, James Hendricks, Isabella VanOrden, Chase Zimmer, Ashton DeWitt, Doug Smith, Aiden Elliot, Kylie Hendricks, Jacoby Thompson, Charlene Benz Jenna Amantea

Super Slingers: Dale Kober, Paul Ennes, Wally Bell, Jimmy Conroy, David Guest, Mark Exeter,

JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprints: Jack Hanna, Jake Eby, Tony Parlanti, Carmen Leggio Sr, Dennis Stawinsky, Jacob Nemeth, Michael Nolf, Brandon Nicholas, Kyle Exley, Derek Angle, Brett Kern, Cody Powell, Vicotr Cleary, Kerrissa Parlanti, Richie MaGuire, Justin Newhards, Kyle Ferrucci,

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales: Adam Buchell, Amanda Buchel, Jeff Hineline, Evan civick, Anthony Chrobak, Joel Price, John Bachetti Jr, Mark Evans Tanner VanDohren

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modifieds: (Make-up) Amanda Buchel, Joel Price, Anthoiny Chrobak, Adam Buchel, Tanner VanDohren, Jeff Hineline, Evan Civick, Mark Evans, John Bachetti, Lawson Scerencits

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/
www.ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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HAMLIN SPEEDWAY NEWS
By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

Hamlin, PA -Hamlin Speedway Rocks The Pocono Mountains With Another Great Show

Hamlin Speedway Promoters Randy and Denise Smith welcomed in another energetic group of racers on Saturday evening, on a day that smelled of some great racing going to take place. The racing was over the top notch all of the way in all divisions and another great crowd was on hand to witness what will be another great season at the speedway. The Hamlin driving stars used all channels of the meticulously manicured 1/5th mile clay cushioned attraction to keep the fans the fans on their feet throughout the evening of speed. They all came out to the Pocono Mountains to place their marks on the "Pearl of the Poconos" racing facility. The high flying racing action was sponsored by the good folks at S&S Speedways Indoor Go Karts located in Stroudsburg, PA. www.ssspeedways.com. Seven happy and elated winners found their way to the Hamlin Speedway Winners Circle at the end of the evening of racing action. The seven feature show was completed at 10.32 PM.

The Saturday night action found "The Electric Man" Colin White stealing the show with a show-stopping drive from eighth starting position to seal his win over "The Big Show" Joey Amantea in the JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Feature event. The Super Slinger feature found "The Fighting Irishman" John Gilroy winning the event by a country mile. Announcer Steve Pados anounced the division roster trackside and sent the kids on their way with Kasey Hufcut capturing the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event with a great run to the checkered flag. Scott Neary wired the fiield in the All Star Slingshot match-up for his second win in succession at the speedway. Tanner Van Doren wired the field in the Hampton RV & Trailer Sales finale Deniis Chamberlain exhibited patience as well as a hot-rod racer that had more than enough for the field behind him as he captured the PA Masonry Wingless 600 Rookie Sprint event.

In the JPA Masonry sponsored Wingless 600 Main event, it would be veteran Joseph Smith rushing out front on the initial start of the event with behind him, a gagle of racers looking for the channel with which to do their magic from. Joey Amantea found it first as the young star grabbed the lead on lap seven and held it until lap twelve when Colin White went whizzing by him. White had a full head of steam at the time and took over the lead and lead until track starter Russ Furry showed him the checkered flag. Amantea held on for second place with Mick D'Agostino once again being steady in his run in third place. Paul Richards was fourth and Tyler LIndsay hustled to fifth place.Behind the top five were Cody Smith, who ran from last starting place in the feature event. Aiden Borden, Mike Myers, Doug Snyder, and Noah Zielisnki would complete the top ten running order.

The Super Slingshot feature event found John Gilroy getting a great start as he raced away from the field with impressive laps in his number 20 Gilroy Northeast racing machine sponsored race car. "The Comet" Paul Ennes took up the chase but could not catch the high flying Gilroy and then had to deal with Dale Kober coming back through the field to challenge the front runners. Gilroy was in full swing as he was hitting his speedway marks as he raced far and away from those chasing him down. Giory won the event with Ennes, Kober, steady Jimmy Conroy and Wes Hearn finish in the top five places. Greg Zellman, David Guest and Mark Exeter rounded out the field.

Kasey Hufcut raced into the lead at the start of the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event and he raced with himself for most of the evening as he left the remainder of the field in his wiake. RJ Sherman began from ninth starting position but it just made him better as he raced through the field to get into the runner-up role late in the event. James Hendricks finished third for the second week in sucession and Charlene Benz recovered from an early lap spin to come and nail down fourth spot in a great drive for the New Jersey racer. Aiden Elliot rounded out the top five. Chase Zimmer, Connor Mirabelli, Ashton DeWitt, Doug Smith and Kylie Hendricks rounded out the top ten finishers.

On the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprint event it would be the newcomer Michael Nolf putting on a great show early on as he raced into the lead at the start of the event and led until lap nine when stering problems slowed his pace. That moment in time gave Dennis Strawisnsky what he was seeking as the young man assumed command of the lead as he led until lap 18 when he too was slowed by a mechanical problem. Dennis Chamberlain, who was following, took over the lead and led until the event was checkered. Newcomer Stephen Weirich did a great job in the runner-up role as he raced through the field from seventh spot. Jake Eby was also strong as he came through the pack as well. Jack Hanna was fourth in this one and Tony Parlanti finished fifth. Michael Nolf held on for sixth place while behind him were Justin Newhard, Morgan Rochelle, Rich Maguire, the returning Brandon Nicholas, Cody Powell and Carmen Leggio Sr.

In the All Star Slingshot feature event, it would be Scott Neary grabbing up the lead early on in this one and drive to a close win over a young lady who was giving him fits all night long in Shelby McLaughlin. Taylor Mills hustled to third place with Dale Kober and Austin Silfee rounding out the top five. Andrew Turpin, Paul Ennes, Ashley Kober, Amber Baccaglini and James Benz rounded out the top ten.

In the rained out event from May 11th, Taylor Mills showed his All STar Slingshot roster the fast was around the facility as he wired the field in a great run for the win. Wes Hearn chased him all through the event but could not muster a challenge for the lead. CJ Fritz was third . Scott Neary fourth and Austin Silfee rounded out the top five. Dale Kober headed up the next five with Brian Smith, Paul Ennes, Shebly McLaughlin and Andrew Turpin filling in the next spots.

In the Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modfiieds, "TVD" Tanner Van Dohren was in command from the beginning of the event. Joel Price took up the chase from his second place start but he remained as the runner-up from start to finish. Behind the two leaders was where the action was as one by one each racer tried his best best at moving up a notch or two before it was over. Adam Buchel raced to third early with Anmthony Chrobak utilizing the top of the raceway to race into fourth. Michael Samony was fifth in this one. Evan Civisk, Jeff Hineline, Lawson Scerencitz, James Cosgrove and John Bachetti Jr rounded out the top ten in this wicked battle for positions.

PEARL JAMS:

Kudos to Randy Smith for an excellent track surface that once again found the drivers utilizing the many racing channels throughout the evening of competition. Additional time was taken to keep the track surface smooth and tacky throughout the evening of speed. With the new clay laid down this week, the track was mirror smooth and racy from top to bottom.

The Super Slingshot heat found John Gilroy returning to action with a victory in the heat action. Rookie 600 Sprint heats were claimed by Dennis Chamberlain and "The Whiz Kid" Jack Hannah. Kasey Hufcut and James hendricks countered with wins in the Junior Slingshots. . Adam and Amanda Buchel were the heat winners in the Stage One Modifieds. CJ Fritz and "The Ambassador" Wes Hearn captured the heat wins for the All Star Slingshots. JPA Masonry Wingless Heats were captured by Paul Richards Jr and "The Taylor Tornado" Zac Weisenfluh.

Jill Brink walked off with the 50/50 bucks.

RESULTS:

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: Kasey Hufcut, RJ Sherman, James Hendricks, Charlene Benz, Aiden Elliot, Chase Zimmer, Connor Mirabelli, Ashton Dewitt, Doug Smith, Kylie Hendricks, Isabella VanOrden, Jenna Amantea, Aiden Donaldson, Jacboy Thompson.

Super Slingshots: John Gilory, Paul Ennes, DAle Kober, Jim Conroy, Wes Hearn, Greg Zellman, David Guest, Mark Exeter,

All Star Slingshots: Scott Neary, Shelby McLaughlin, Taylor Mills, Dale Kober, Austin Silfee, Andrew Turpin, Paul Ennes, Ashley Kober, Amber Baccaglini, James Benz, John Gilroy, Rachel Dickinson, Joey Kalafut, Brian Smith, Mikey Johannes, CJ Fritz, Wes Hearn,, Dawson Haringer.

JPA Masonry Rookie 600cc Wingless Sprints: Dennis Chamberlain, Stephen Weirich, Jacob Eby, Jack Hanna Tony Parlanti, Michael Nolf, Justin Newhard, Morgan Rochelle, Rich MaGuire, Brandon Nicholas, Cody Powell, Carmen Leggio Sr, Dennis Strawinsky, Chris Hummer, Victor Cleary,

Hampton RV & Trailer Sales Stage One Modifieds: Tanner Van Dohren, Joel Price, Adam Buchel, Anthony Chrobak, Michael Samony, Evan Civiick,, Jeff Hineline, Lawson Scerentcitz, James Costlow, John Bachetti Sr, John Bachetti Jr, Cody Motto, Amanda Buchel,

JPA Masonry 600 Sprints: Colin White, Joey Amantea, Mick D'Agostino, Paul Richards Jr, Tyler Lindsay, Cody Smith, Aiden Borden, Mike Myers, Doug Snyder, Noash Zielinski, Michael Nolf, Dennis Chamberlain, Joesph Smith, Stephen Weirich, Ryan Lacoe, Zach Weisenfluh,

All Star Slingshots (Make -Up): Taylor Mills, Wes hearn, CJ Fritz, Scott Neary, Austin Silfee, Dale Kober, Brian Smith, Paul Ennes, Shalby McLaughlin, Andrew Turpin, Mikey Johannes, Joey Kalafut, James Benz, Ashley Kober, Ron Thoman, Dawsom Harbinger, Amber Baccaglini

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway.Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: http://www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/
http://ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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HAMLIN SPEEDWAY NEWS

By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

Hamlin, PA -Hamlin Speedway Enjkoys A Fabulous EVening of Six Feature Attractions

Hamlin Speedway Promoters Randy and Denise Smith welcomed in another energetic group of racers on Saturday evening, with the sunhine lighting up the overhead skies of the Pocono Mountains. The racing was top notch all of the way in all divisions and another great crowd was on hand to witness the great season at the speedway. The Hamlin driving stars used all channels of the meticulously manicured 1/5th mile clay cushioned attraction to keep the fans the fans on their feet throughout the evening of speed. They all came out to the Pocono Mountains to place their marks on the "Pearl of the Poconos" racing facility. The high flying racing action was sponsored by the good folks at S&S Speedways Indoor Go Karts located in Stroudsburg, PA. (www.ssspeedways.com). Six smiling winners found their way to the Hamlin Speedway Winners Circle at the end of the evening of racing action. The six feature show was completed at 10.13 PM.

The Saturday night action found "The Big Show" Joey Amantea leading the way as he captured the JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Feature event for the first time ever in his two year career in the division. The Super Slinger feature found David Guest winning the event for the first time ever as well. Kasey Hufcut captured the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event with a great run to the checkered flag for another great win. Scott Neary wired the fiield in the All Star Slingshot match-up. Adam Buchel worked on leader Tanner Van Doren throughout the event and then chose the right moment to seize the lead and go on and put on a show all by himself as he, won the race going away. Jacob Eby utilized his pole start to exhibit a hot-rod racer that had more than enough for the field behind him as he captured the PA Masonry Wingless 600 Rookie Sprint event.

In the JPA Masonry sponsored Wingless 600 Main event, it would be Mick D'Agostino rushing out front on the initial start of thevent but a fneder bender brought the field to a halt. On the restart it would be Joey Amantea grabbing the lead with an outside move ovedr D'Agostino. D'Agostino would try to get the best of Amantea but it would be Amantea holding off the two time champion at the speedway. Cody Smith would keep beat with the leaders and had Joseph Smith behind him all evening. That was how the field would finish with Zach Weisenfluh grabbing up fifth place. , Chad Sand, borrowing a car to do battle and would race the car to sixth place, with Tyler Lindsay, Noah Zielinski, Scott Slaterr Jr and Paul Richards heading up the top ten finishers.

The Super Slingshot feature event found David Guest getting a great start as he raced away from the field with impressive laps in his number 29 Bath Truck Cap sponsored race car. "Thje Ambassador" Wes Hearn took up the chase but could not catch the high flying Guest and then had to deal with Dale Kober coming back through the field to challenge the front runners. Guest was amzing in hitting his speedway marks as he raced away from tthose chasing him down. Hearn finished in the runner-up role with Dale Kober steady in third place, and Mark Exeter finishing out the top four..

Kasey Hufcut raced into the lead at the start of the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event and he raced with himself for most of the evening as he left the remainder of the field in his wiake. Aidan Donaldson got into the runner-up slot late in the race but by that time Hufcut was gone. James Hendricks finished third after holding on to second place for many laps on this night of action. RJ Sherman hustled to fourth place with Charlene Benz nailing down a top five finish. a newcomer to the speedway, was third in a nice run and he received lots of pressure from Doug Smith and RJ Sherman who completed the top five. Aidan Elliot, who was spun out in the early laps, came back to record a sixth place finish. Charlene BEnz, Chase Zimmer, Jacob Berman, and Ashton DeWitt completed the top ten finishers.

On the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprint event it would be the Jacob Eby putting on a great show as he wired the field with a flwless effort on his part. Eby grabbed the lead at the start of thevent and hten held off a strong ruunung Tony Parlanti to capture the win, his first ever win at the Hamlin oval. Parlanti would finish second with Justin Newhard hustling hard into third place with Rich Maguire in fourth place and Michael Nolf doing a great job of returning form an early sppin to land in fifth place at the racing end. Cody Powell hustled to sixth place and Mandie Maguire was seventh in the event.

In the All Star Slingshot feature event, it would be Scott Neary grabbing up the lead early on in this one and drive to a close win over his teammate Austin Silfee. Brian Smith, who had moved up to this division for the Junior ranks did a great job at holding off two of the best in the business in Wes hearn and Dale Kober who both followed. James Benz was sixth with Rachel Dickinson, Paul Ennes, Shelby McLaughlin, and Joey Kalafut completing the top ten finioshers. The division has been storng early on and woll get better as the rookies who have joined the rnaks this season improve with their counterparts.

In the re-secheduled event from last week, Zach Weisenfluh, "The Taylor Tornado" outlasted Cody Smith and Paul Richards to put in a claim for a win in the speedway record-books. Weisenfluh kept his momentum going throughout the encounter and Cody Smith kept the pressure on the young man. Paul richards Jr was third with Mack Brink and Mick D'Agostino working hard until the end of the event to play catch-up. Noah Zielinski was sixth and was followed by Joseph Smith, TYler Lindsay, Chad SAndt and Scott Slater.

PEARL JAMS:

Kudos to Randy Smith for an excellent track surface that once again found the drivers utilizing the many racing channels throughout the evening of competition. Additional time was taken to keep the track surface smooth and tacky throughout the evening of speed.

The Super Slingshot heat found Greg Zellman returning to action with a victory in the heat action. Rookie 600 Sprint heats were claimed by Dennis Chamberlain and Richie MaGuire both of them racing under the Waqshington Collision banner.. Kasey Hufcut and Aidan Donaldson countered with wins. in the Junior Slingshots. . Tanner Van Doren and Amanda Buchel were the heat winners in the Stage One Modifieds. Andrew Turpin and Rachel Dickinson captured the heat wins for the All Star Slingshots. Dale Kober was the heat winner in the Super Slingers. JPA Masonry Wingless Heats were captured by Joseph Smith and Scott Slater Jr.

Amanda Tatarian walked off with the 50/50 bucks at $156.00. Bob BEnedict and Gino Bowers won baskets courtesy of Hamlin Speedway

RESULTS:

JPA Masonry Wigless 600 Sprints: (From May 4th) Zach Weisenfluh, Cody Smith, Paul Richards, Mack Brink, Mick D'Agostino, Noah Zielinski, Joseph Smith, TYler Lindsay, Chad Sandt, Scott Slater, Tony Parlanti, Michael Nolf, (DNS) Amber Oraschin,, Chris Orascin, ZAch Bealer, Ryan Lacoe,

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: Kasey Hufcut, Aiden Donaldson, James Hendricks, RJ Sherman, Charlene Benz,

Super Slingshots: David Guest, Wes hearn, Dale Kober, Mark Exeter,

All STAR Slingshots: Scott Neary, Austin Silfee, Brain Smith, Wes Hearn, Dale Kober, James benz, Rachel Dickinson, Paul Ennes, Shelby McLaughlin, Joey Kalafut, Andrew Turpin, Ashley Kober, Ron Thoman, Damion Haringer. (DNF) Amanda Bacagloni

JPA Masonry Rookie 600cc Wingless Sprints: Jacob Eby, Tony Parlanti, Justin Newhards, Rich MaGuire, Michael Nolf, Cody Powell, Maxine MaGuire (DNF) CArmen Leggio SR, Richie Maguire, Ron Hartrum, Jacob Nemeth, RYan Lacoe, DEnnis chamberlain, Vicotr Cleary, Anglea ParlantiDennis Chamberlain, Jack Hanna, Jacob Eby, Carmen Leggio Sr, Tony Parlanti, Kyle Ferrucci, Cody Powell, Richie Maguire, Ryan Lacoe, Justin Newhard, Victor Cleary, Brett Kern (DNS)

Hampton RV & tRailer Sales Stage One Modifieds: Adam Buchel, Tanner Von Dohren, Anthony Chrobak, Evan Civiick,, Jeff Hinekine, Joel Price, James Costlow, Mark Evans (DNF) John Bachetti Sr, John Bachetti Jr, Jacob Nemeth, Cody Motto, Amanda Buchel, Michael Samony

JPA Masonry 600 Sprints: Joey Amantea, Mick D'Agostino, Cody Smith, Joesph Smith, Zach Weisenfluh, Chad Sandt, TYler Lindsay, Noah Zielinski, Scott Salter Jr, Paul Richards Jr, Mack Brink, Joel Smith, Michael Nolf

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway.Amantea Real Estate,, Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/HamlinSpeed/ or
https://www.facebook.com/SSSpeedways/ and http://ssspeedways.com/
www.ssspeedways.com/

For photos of the great racing action at Hamlin Speedway, contact Tim
Krysiuk at: https://strictlydirtphotography.smugmug.com or
https://www.facebook.com/tim.krysiuk

Visit us often for a great night of racing action as.........................

The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" Of The Poconos

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HAMLIN SPEEDWAY NEWS

By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media

Hamlin, PA -Hamlin Speedway Halted By Heavy Strom After Five Features

Hamlin Speedway Promoters Randy and Denise Smith welcomed in another energetic group of racers on Saturday evening, bolstered by the first appearance of the 2018 edition of the 600 X-Cel Modifieds, as they tried valiantly to beat the rains with their second niight of their 2019 racing season at Hamlin Speedway. The racing was top notch all of the way in all divisions and another great crowd was on hand to witness the great season at the speedway. The Hamlin driving stars used all channels of the 1/5th mile clay cushioned attraction to keep the fans the fans on their feet throughout the evening of speed. They all came out to the Pocono Mountains to place their marks on the "Pearl of the Poconos" racing facility. The high flying racing action was sponsored by the good folks at S&S Speedways Indoor Go Karts located in Stroudsburg, PA. (www.ssspeedways.com). Five smiling winners found their way to the Hamlin Speedway Winners Circle at the end of the evening of racing action. The fove feature show was completed before the 11 PM curfew rolled around and the rain the weatherman was calling for hit the speedway.

The Saturday night action found "The Fighting Irishman" John Gilroy putting on a show stopping performance as he captured the Super Slinger feature in a wire to wire exhibition.. Kasey Hufcut captured the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event with a great run to the checkered flag for his second victory in a row. Alex Reinsmith held on for a great run in the opening event for the 270 Sprint division for his second win in succession.. Sonking Spring, Pennsylvania's Brian Blankenmiller was credited with capturing the X-Cel Modified event after the leaders of the race tangled with the checkered flag in sight. Carmen Leggio Sr put on a show all by himself as he, being the oldest driver in the division, put on all-out show stopping performaince to capture his first win ever at the Hamlin FAcility in the JPA Masonry Wingless 600 Rookie Sprint event.

The Super Slingshot feature event found John Gilroy unleashing the power on his hot rod and raced away from the field with impressive laps in his number 20 race car. Gilroy lapped all of the way up to fourth place in the event. Dale Kober rwas steady as the number two man on this evening with David Guest in third place, Greg Zellman in foiurth and Mark Exeter finishing out the top five. Jimmy Conroy and Paul Ennes finished up closely behind the top running cars.,

Kasey Hufcut raced into the lead at the start of the Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshot event and would receive early pressure from Aidan Donaldson. Hufcut worked his way out to a full straigfhaway lead but had to jam on the brakes as troubles loomed out on t he spoeedway. When the racing went green again it was Hufcut out front and and he began to put lots of space once again on the field. Hufcut woulkd get the win with Donaldson in second place. Pauly Hartung, a newcomer to the speedway, was third in a nice run and he received lots of pressure from Doug Smith and RJ Sherman who completed the top five. Aidan Elliot, who was spun out in the early laps, came back to record a sixth place finish. Charlene BEnz, Chase Zimmer, Jacob Berman, and Ashton DeWitt completed the top ten finishers.

forward from a fifth starting position and quickly found the traffic more bearable at the top of the raceway and drove around Elliot and grabbed up the lead and walked away from the field from that point on. Hufcut would claim his first win of the season with Elliot in for runner-up honors and hard charging RJ Sherman third. Charlene Benz was fourth and Aiden Donaldson rounded out the top five. Heading up the second five were New Yorker Ashton DeWitt, with Jason Bierman, Doug Smith, James Hendricks and Isabella Van Orden following.

In the 270 Sprint feature event, Alex Reinsmith pulled out to a lead that Glenn Macomber just chased him the rest of the way.

On the JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprint event it would be the veteran driver Carmen Leggio Sr putting an end to a winless streak that lasted longer than Leggio would care to admit too. He took the lead at the strart of the event and had to hold back "The Whiz Kid" Jack Hanna each and everyt step of the way to gain the first win of his Hamlin Speedway career. Hnna was second with Dennis Chamberlain back in he mix for a third place run after an opening night triumph. Tony Parlanti raced hard up to fourth place with Ryan Lacoe nailing down a top five finish. Newcomer Justin Newhard was sixth with another newcomer Megan Rochelle in seventh, Jacob Eby in eighth, Brett Kern in ninth place and Jordan Nemeth settling for tenth.

In the 20-lap event for the X-Cel Modifieds Tyler Smith lead early and swapped the lead back and forth with Matt Warner in the early stages of the event. Brian Blankenmiller was resting in third place when the two leaders got together and Blamkemiller walked in to the win.
Ray Gradwell was second with Jarret Sechrist in third, T32 of Kyle Fallis in fourth, and Korey Inglin fifth. Nolan Smith was credited with sxith place while the remainder of the top ten included Geoff Sutton, Travis Fichter, Grany Schibilia, and Heath Machamer.,

PEARL JAMS:

Kudos to Randy Smith for an excellent track surface that once again found the drivers utilizing the many racing channels throughout the evening of competition. Additional time was taken to keep the track surface smooth and tacky throughout the evening of speed. especially after the rains showed up to cause some additional havoc.

The Super Slingshot heat found Greg Zellman returning to action with a victory in the heat action. Rookie 600 Sprint heats were claimed by Ryan Lacoe and Jacob Eby. Kasey Hufcut and RJ Sherman countered with wins. in the Junior Slingshots. Alex Reinsmith won the lone 270 Sprint heat. Joel Price and Adam Buchel were the heat winners in the Stage One Modifieds. TYlor Mills and Wes Hearn captured the heat wins for the All Star Slingshots. JPA Masonry Wingless Heats were captured by Joseph Smith and Cody Smith, making it a big night for family pride

The X-Cel Modified heats wents to Jeff Sechrist, Matt Werner and Tyler Smith

While waiting out the rain, Announcer Steve Pados did an interview with one of the driving stras of the Stage One Modifieds heat winners with Joel Price. Pados was also able to interview with X-Cell SEries Promoter Doug Borger and his plan of attack for his series as they come to a track near all of you. Go out and see them compete, you will be glad you did.

Layla CRane walked of fwith the 50/50 bucks

RESULTS:

Amantea Real Estate Junior Slingshots: Kasey Hufcut, Aiden Donaldson,Pauly Hartwig, Doug Smith, RJ Sherman, Aiden Elliot, Charlene Benz, Aoden Donaldson, Chase Zimmer, Jaocb Berman, Ashton DeWitt, Connor Mirabelli, Isabella VanOrden, James Hendricks, Kylie Hendricks, Jacoby Thmopson, Kai DeWitt, Daryn Fallis,

Super Slingshots:John Gilroy,,Dale Kober, David Guest , Gregg Zellman, Mark EXeter, Jim Conroy, Paul Ennes, Roger Collins (DNS), Wes hearn (DNS)

JPA Masonry Rookie 600cc Wingless Sprints: Dennis Chamberlain, Jack Hanna, Jacob Eby, Carmen Leggio Sr, Tony Parlanti, Kyle Ferrucci, Cody Powell, Richie Maguire, Ryan Lacoe, Justin Newhard, Victor Cleary, Brett Kern (DNS)

270 Sprints: Alex Reinsmith, Gleen Macomber

JPA Masonry Rookie 600 Sprints: Carmen Leggio Sr, Jack Hanna, Deniis Chamberlain, Tony Parlanti, Ryan Lacoe, Justin Newhard, Morgan Rochelle, Jacob Eby, Brett Kern, Jacob Nemeth, Victor Clary, Kyle Ferrucci, Rich Maguire

X-Cel Modifieds: Brian Blankenmiller, Ray Gradwell, Jarrett Sechrist, Kyle Fallis, Korey Inglin, Nolan Smith, Geoffrey Sutton, Travis Fichter, Grant Schibilia, Heath Machamer, Kevin Van Valkenburg, Josh Pepe, Matt Warner, Olivia Schmeltzer, Keith Inglin, Tyler Smith, Shawna Schibilia,, Sam Sciccitano,,Steve Sterner, Matt Werner,, Trent Warner, Tyer James, Jarrett Sechrist, Brianna James, Zane Roth, ED Fentzlaff

Make sure to always check the Hamlin Speedway website or Facebook page for any additional information. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 3 PM; Drivers Meeting at 5:45; Hot Laps are at 6:00 and the racing begins at 7 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $10.00; Senior Citizens $5.00 Children under 6 are Free

Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Tilcon, Ron Brown Hauling, JPA Masonry, Chad Wheeler Excavating, RLE Towing and Recovery, RockAuto.com, S&S Speedways and Yankowski Enterprises are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.

Hamlin Speedway is seeking additional marketing sponsors to join the speedway team for the 2019 racing season. For more information, contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: steveswp@ptd.net or Denise Smith at S&S Speedways at: 570-420-5500 or at: www.hamlinspeed.com/ or on facebook at:
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