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In an effort to advance the sport of sprint car racing, constituents from across the country representing sanctioning bodies, tracks, car owners, chassis builders and drivers have announced the formation of a sprint car council. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the sprint car industry.

The intent and purpose of the council is to improve communication among all constituents in the sprint car industry. The council will work together, focusing on car and track safety initiatives, improving consistency in rules, maintaining costs, enforcing suspensions across all tracks and series, and advancing the holistic improvement of sprint car racing for drivers, team owners, series, tracks and fans.

The council will not act as a governing body. The decision to adjust rules, adapt safety measures, enforce suspensions or otherwise will ultimately be decided at the respective series, track and car owner level.

“Many people in the industry are aware that we had a vision and goal to assemble a council when we met in August during the Knoxville Nationals,” said Tony Stewart, who represents the All Star Circuit of Champions as a series owner. “I am extremely excited about the enthusiasm and participation from our members. This is a great opportunity for all of us to improve sprint car racing for years to come.”

The council will represent individuals from tracks and series representing all geographical areas of the United States. Such individuals will actively participate in sub-councils which will focus on the following disciplines: track safety, car/chassis safety, aerodynamics and forward-looking rules changes.

“Since 1978, the World of Outlaws has been a leader in sprint car racing, and we are pleased to expand on that role with the sprint car council,” said World of Outlaws CEO Brian Carter. “Going back 10 years with our stakeholders group, the World of Outlaws has strived to bring the industry closer and to strengthen the foundation of sprint car racing while keeping an eye toward the future. We hope through the sprint car council all the parties can learn from each other to continue enhancing the sport we all love.”

The council will meet four times per year, at a minimum, with to-be-determined dates in February, August, November and December.

Participating members of the council include: All Star Circuit of Champions, American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), Attica Raceway Park, BAPS Motor Speedway, Barry Jackson (crew chief CJB Motorsports and chassis builder), Daryn Pittman (driver), Empire Super Sprints (ESS), IRA Sprints, Jackson Motorplex, John Darby (consultant), Kevin Nouse (PA 358 Sprints), Knoxville Raceway, Lincoln (PA) Speedway, Mark Chevalier (team owner and engineer), Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA), National Sprint League (NSL), Ryan Hand (former crew chief), Paul McMahan (driver), Port Royal Speedway, POWRi, POWRi WAR Sprint Car League, Skagit Speedway, Upper Midwest Sprint Series (UMSS), United States Auto Club (USAC), WI MSA 360 sprints, World Of Outlaws and Williams Grove Speedway.

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Winner Lance Dewease (Michael Fry Photo)

Lance Dewease Wins Emotional Williams Grove National Open Worth $56,000

MECHANICSBURG, PA – September 29, 2018 – The all-time Williams Grove win leader, Lance Dewease, passed Brock Zearfoss on Lap 24 and never looked back to win his 15th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of his career. Dewease, full of emotion in Victory Lane, dedicated the $56,000 Champion Racing Oil National Open win to the late, great Greg Hodnett. Daryn Pittman came from eighth to second with Brian Montieth completing the podium at the famous Williams Grove Speedway.

Zearfoss won the first of two Sears Craftsman Dashes to earn the pole for the 40-Lap Feature alongside Dewease, who won the second Dash. Zearfoss, who scored his first career World of Outlaws win last year at Williams Grove, got a strong start and led the opening lap.

Dewease didn’t let Zearfoss out of his sights, as Brian Montieth passed Brian Brown for third on Lap 7. Zearfoss reached the back of field on Lap 8 and began to maneuver through traffic before the caution flew Brad Sweet and Donny Schatz, as the top two in World of Outlaws in points sat atop turn two, with 12 laps complete. Schatz returned at the rear but Sweet was done for the evening.

The ensuing double-file restart saw Zearfoss maintain control and turn under a Dewease slide job on Lap 15 to retain the lead. Dewease was determined and not going away, chipping away on the bottom at Zearfoss’ lead.

As Zearfoss once again reached traffic, Dewease got a huge run through the middle of turn one to pull even with Zearfoss down the backstretch and take command of the field to lead Lap 24.

At Lap 25, World of Outlaws and Williams Grove officials made the decision to throw the caution flag to prevent a majority of teams from running out of fuel. The decision was based on the fact the air quality was so good and that there were extra parade laps in honor of Hodnett and Johnson.

Following the Open Red, Zearfoss had something break on the car entering turn one and he came to a stop at the end of the frontstretch. Understandably disappointed, Zearfoss walked away from his car under his own power.

Brian Montieth assumed second and threatened Dewease for the lead on the restart running his typical cushion-pounding line.

Daryn Pittman found speed on the bottom and got by Monteith for second on Lap 27.

At this point, Dewease had established he was the class of the field and powered away from the field, navigating traffic with ease. Pittman was formidable and quick, but never got within striking distance of Dewease as the Hall of Famer went on to win his 92nd Feature at Williams Grove and fourth National Open.

“This is for Greg [Hodnett]. This whole week is about Greg. Everyone that knew him knows how great of a racer is, but he was an even better person,” Dewease said holding back tears in Victory Lane. “No one understands how difficult this week has been,” Dewease added somberly. “I wanted this one bad for this team. You always want to run well at this race, we had some bad luck last year,” Dewease said about his Kreitz Racing No.69K team.

Daryn Pittman was strong and finished runner-up at the National Open for the fourth time in his career. “This weekend wasn’t about Posse or Outlaws, it was about honoring Greg and it was great to see Bobbi and Jaxx Johnson as well,” the well-spoken Oklahoman said. “I feel that were at the same pace as the 69K and that’s an accomplishment in its own right,” Pittman said with a grin.

Local fan-favorite Brian Montieth finished third, the best of his National Open career, and was pleased, “We were pretty good, I’m sitting here, real proud.”

Tim Shaffer finished fourth with Ryan Smith completing the top-five. Shane Stewart earned KSE Hard Charger honors coming from 22nd to ninth.

Gio Scelzi was awarded $1300 from the Beerhill Gang as the National Open Rookie of the Year and Chad Trout earned $1527 from Dirt Track Digest and SprintCarUnlimited.com with the ‘Just Missed Award’.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series continues its 40th Anniversary Season next Saturday, October 6 at Fulton Speedway in New York during NAPA Super DIRT Week. If you can’t make it to the track, watch all the action LIVE on DIRTVision.com!

Feature (40 Laps): 1. 69K-Lance Dewease [2][$56,000]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [8][$12,000]; 3. 21X-Brian Montieth [5][$7,500]; 4. 49X-Tim Shaffer [10][$4,000]; 5. 94-Ryan Smith [12][$3,500]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [4][$3,000]; 7. 11-T.J. Stutts [9][$2,700]; 8. 27-Paul McMahan [15][$2,500]; 9. 2-Shane Stewart [22][$2,200]; 10. 1S-Logan Schuchart [11][$2,100]; 11. O7-Gerard McIntyre [13][$2,000]; 12. 39-Cory Haas [16][$1,650]; 13. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [3][$1,550]; 14. 15-Donny Schatz [6][$1,200]; 15. 51-Freddie Rahmer [28][$100]; 16. 5-David Gravel [19][$1,050]; 17. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [20][$1,000]; 18. 24-Lucas Wolfe [26][$]; 19. 18-Ian Madsen [24][$1,000]; 20. 41-Carson Macedo [18][$1,000]; 21. 19-Brent Marks [23][$1,000]; 22. 1A-Jacob Allen [25][$]; 23. 55K-Robbie Kendall [14][$1,000]; 24. 11K-Kraig Kinser [27][$]; 25. 15G-Jordan Givler [17][$1,000]; 26. 4-Brock Zearfoss [1][$1,000]; 27. 49-Brad Sweet [7][$1,000]; 28. 1-Logan Wagner [21][$1,000];
Lap Leaders: Brock Zearfoss 1-23, Lance Dewease 24-40;
KSE Hard Charger Award: 2-Shane Stewart[+13]

Qualifying Flight-A: 1. 71-Giovanni Scelzi, 16.25; 2. 11-T.J. Stutts, 16.318; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 16.41; 4. O7-Gerard McIntyre, 16.441; 5. 21X-Brian Montieth, 16.483; 6. 5-David Gravel, 16.504; 7. 4-Brock Zearfoss, 16.541; 8. 2-Shane Stewart, 16.546; 9. 49-Brad Sweet, 16.588; 10. 1-Logan Wagner, 16.596; 11. 27-Paul McMahan, 16.606; 12. 1A-Jacob Allen, 16.612; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 16.625; 14. 99M-Kyle Moody, 16.66; 15. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 16.662; 16. 99-Bud Kaeding, 16.689; 17. 19-Brent Marks, 16.722; 18. 48-Danny Dietrich, 16.832; 19. 39M-Anthony Macri, 16.936; 20. W20-Greg Wilson, 16.943; 21. 67-Justin Whittall, 16.992; 22. 27S-Adrian Shaffer, 17.193; 23. 28F-Davie Franek, 17.261; 24. 15G-Jordan Givler, 17.548; 25. 44-Trey Starks, NT

Qualifying Flight-B: 1. 21-Brian Brown, 16.487; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer, 16.518; 3. 69K-Lance Dewease, 16.538; 4. 15-Donny Schatz, 16.54; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman, 16.556; 6. 94-Ryan Smith, 16.602; 7. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 16.66; 8. 39-Cory Haas, 16.675; 9. 41-Carson Macedo, 16.706; 10. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild, 16.728; 11. 18-Ian Madsen, 16.733; 12. 1X-Chad Trout, 16.743; 13. 1W-Chase Dietz, 16.774; 14. 24-Lucas Wolfe, 16.778; 15. 17B-Steve Buckwalter, 16.801; 16. 87-Alan Krimes, 16.846; 17. 7S-Jason Sides, 16.874; 18. 19M-Jac Haudenschild, 16.906; 19. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 16.986; 20. 58-Jim Siegel, 16.998; 21. 35-Justin Henderson, 17.096; 22. 91-Kyle Reinhardt, 17.316; 23. 75-Nicole Bower, 17.35; 24. 12W-Troy Fraker, 17.836

Heat #1 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [1]; 2. 4-Brock Zearfoss [3]; 3. O7-Gerard McIntyre [2]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5]; 5. 1-Logan Wagner [4]; 6. 39M-Anthony Macri [7]; 7. 99-Bud Kaeding [6]; 8. 27S-Adrian Shaffer [8]; 9. 44-Trey Starks [9]

Heat #2 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 11-T.J. Stutts [1]; 2. 21X-Brian Montieth [2]; 3. 27-Paul McMahan [4]; 4. 19-Brent Marks [6]; 5. 99M-Kyle Moody [5]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 7. 28F-Davie Franek [8]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [7]

Heat #3 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 2. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1]; 3. 15G-Jordan Givler [8]; 4. 67-Justin Whittall [7]; 5. 51-Freddie Rahmer [5]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [4]; 7. 5-David Gravel [2]; 8. 48-Danny Dietrich [6]

Heat #4 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [1]; 3. 55K-Robbie Kendall [3]; 4. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [4]; 5. 1W-Chase Dietz [5]; 6. 88-Brandon Rahmer [7]; 7. 87-Alan Krimes [6]; 8. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [8]

Heat #5 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer [1]; 3. 39-Cory Haas [3]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [4]; 5. 24-Lucas Wolfe [5]; 6. 58-Jim Siegel [7]; 7. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 8. 75-Nicole Bower [8]

Heat #6 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 69K-Lance Dewease [1]; 2. 94-Ryan Smith [2]; 3. 41-Carson Macedo [3]; 4. 17B-Steve Buckwalter [5]; 5. 1X-Chad Trout [4]; 6. 19M-Jac Haudenschild [6]; 7. 35-Justin Henderson [7]; 8. 12W-Troy Fraker [8]

Sears Craftsman Dash (6 Laps): 1. 4-Brock Zearfoss [1]; 2. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [2]; 3. 21X-Brian Montieth [4]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [6]; 5. 11-T.J. Stutts [3]; 6. 1S-Logan Schuchart [5]

Dash #2 - Craftsman Club Dash (6 Laps): 1. 69K-Lance Dewease [2]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [4]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 5. 49X-Tim Shaffer [6]; 6. 94-Ryan Smith [5]

C-Main (10 Laps) - Top 2 Transfer: 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer [1][-]; 2. 19-Brent Marks [5][-]; 3. 99-Bud Kaeding [3][$150]; 4. 87-Alan Krimes [2][$150]; 5. 19M-Jac Haudenschild [6][$150]; 6. 39M-Anthony Macri [7][$125]; 7. 88-Brandon Rahmer [8][$125]; 8. 58-Jim Siegel [10][$125]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [9][$125]; 10. 67-Justin Whittall [11][$125]; 11. 35-Justin Henderson [12][$125]; 12. 28F-Davie Franek [15][$125]; 13. 27S-Adrian Shaffer [13][$125]; 14. 75-Nicole Bower [16][$125]; 15. 12W-Troy Fraker [17][$125]; 16. 7S-Jason Sides [4][$125]; 17. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [14][$125]; 18. 48-Danny Dietrich [18][$125]; 19. 44-Trey Starks [19][$125]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 5-David Gravel [1][-]; 2. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [2][-]; 3. 1-Logan Wagner [5][-]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [3][-]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [14][-]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [4][-]; 7. 24-Lucas Wolfe [10][$300]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [9][$250]; 9. 51-Freddie Rahmer [13][$225]; 10. 1X-Chad Trout [6][$200]; 11. 17B-Steve Buckwalter [12][$200]; 12. 1A-Jacob Allen [7][$200]; 13. 99M-Kyle Moody [11][$200]; 14. 1W-Chase Dietz [8][$200]

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Winner Gio Scelzi (Paul Arch Photo)

Gio Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws Winner in Series History on Night One of the Williams Grove National Open

MECHANICSBURG, PA – September 28, 2018 – On an emotional night in Pennsylvania Posse country, it was neither the locals or Outlaws in Victory Lane, as California phenom Gio Scelzi passed two-time National Open Champion David Gravel to lead Lap 16 and never looked back to win his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory on the opening night of the Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open. Scelzi becomes the youngest driver to ever win a World of Outlaws race at the ripe age of 16 years old. Gravel settled for second with Lucas Wolfe completing the podium.

Gravel won the first of two Sears Craftsman Dashes to the earn the pole for the Feature, which went 27 laps in honor of five-time Williams Grove Track Champion and 1993 World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year, Greg Hodnett. Gio Scelzi won the second Dash to start outside the front row.

Gravel got the jump on the initial start and led the opening circuit with Scelzi in tow. Logan Schuchart, while running third, brought out the first caution of the evening, coming to a stop on the backstretch with five laps complete. That set up the first of three double-file restarts. Gravel elected the bottom on this one, putting Scelzi to his outside.

Gravel remained out front on the restart, but it was evident that Scelzi was a threat as he stayed right with the CJB Motorsports No.5 around the paperclip shaped half-mile. 2017 Track Champion Freddie Rahmer maneuvered his way into third from eighth and tried to close in on the lead duo.

Sheldon Haudenschild brought out the caution with 11 laps complete and this time Gravel elected the top on the double-file restart.

Again, Gravel remained out front as Scelzi took a peak underneath for the lead once again.

Carson Macedo, aboard the Jason Johnson Racing No.41, brought out the final caution of the evening on Lap 15. Gravel elected the bottom on the double-file restart, once again giving Scelzi the outside. Gravel entered high into turn one and tried to catch momentum to get a run off of turn two.

Scelzi pitched his Indy Race Parts No.71 hard to the bottom, couldn’t complete the slide job, but maintained speed on the bottom and pulled even with Gravel under the bridge and edged in front heading into turn three.

Scelzi, now in command of the field, powered away to lead Lap 16.

Lucas Wolfe moved by Freddie Rahmer into third and set his eyes on the leaders. For the first time, the leaders would reach lapped traffic as Gio Scelzi’s job was far from done. Scelzi approached traffic and Gravel closed in, looking to steal a win from the young California native.

With two to go, Gravel was within three car lengths as Scelzi continued to run the cushion through traffic. Gravel pitched the car hard into turn three before coming to the White Flag.

With Scelzi carrying speed on the cushion and a lapped on the bottom, there was no room for Gravel to make a last-ditch effort, as Gio Scelzi crossed under the Checkered Flag .732 seconds ahead of Gravel to become the youngest World of Outlaws winner in the Series 40-year history.

“I don’t think I am ever going to believe this one,” Scelzi said in Victory Lane when track announcer Bruce Ellis asked him about the night. “I was so good at the beginning, I was afraid I wouldn’t be any good at the end. David is good here, he’s a two-time National Open winner,” Scelzi, engulfed in positive emotion, said.

“I don’t know what to say, we could work anywhere. Hopefully we can Qualify good tomorrow and see what we can do,” Scelzi, who was grinning cheek-to-cheek, added about his chances tomorrow for the $56,000 payday.

David Gravel settled for second and was understandably disappointed.

“I didn’t know what to do on the restarts, I tried both lanes. When I was on the outside, I didn’t take off as well as I would have liked, so I went back to the bottom to try and protect myself from the slide job,” Gravel said of the pass for the lead. “Congrats to Gio, that first career win is hard to get, especially at Williams Grove,” Gravel added in good spirits. “Tomorrow is 13 more laps and pays a lot more to win, so hopefully we can finish one spot better.”

Lucas Wolfe was the highest finishing local and also applauded young Scelzi, “What a tremendous result for him, congrats to him. It wasn’t a bad night for us, we passed some good cars to get up here and hopefully we can do a little better tomorrow,” Wolfe said.

After Scelzi, Gravel and Wolfe crossed the finish line, Freddie Rahmer and Tim Shaffer got together battling for fourth, resulting in Shaffer ending up backwards at the bottom of turn four, bringing out the Yellow and Checkered simultaneously. Unfortunately for Shaffer, who was a couple hundred feet from a top-five finish, as the cause of the yellow, he was scored as the last car on the lead lap, which was 21st.

Freddie Rahmer officially finished fourth with 12th-starting Shane Stewart completing the top-five. Donny Schatz earned KSE Hard Charger Honors coming from 22nd to complete the top ten.

Logan Schuchart set Quick Time over an outstanding field of 50 cars, worth $327 courtesy of Fast Tee’s. Schuchart generously donated his bonus to Sherry Hodnett. Schatz’s effort also earned him a $500 bonus courtesy of Wicked Cushion, which he generously donated to the Hodnett family as well.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returns to Williams Grove Speedway tomorrow night for the $56,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open. Tonight’s results have no bearing on tomorrow’s program. If you can’t make it to the track, watch all the action LIVE on DIRTVision.com!

Feature (27 Laps): 1. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [2][$10,000]; 2. 5-David Gravel [1][$5,000]; 3. 24-Lucas Wolfe [5][$3,000]; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer [8][$2,700]; 5. 2-Shane Stewart [12][$2,500]; 6. 44-Trey Starks [6][$2,200]; 7. 21X-Brian Montieth [3][$2,000]; 8. 49-Brad Sweet [17][$1,800]; 9. 21-Brian Brown [7][$1,600]; 10. 15-Donny Schatz [22][$1,450]; 11. 9-Daryn Pittman [13][$1,300]; 12. 19-Brent Marks [23][$1,200]; 13. 18-Ian Madsen [11][$1,100]; 14. 69K-Lance Dewease [19][$1,000]; 15. 27-Paul McMahan [21][$950]; 16. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [25][$200]; 17. 11-T.J. Stutts [14][$850]; 18. 48-Danny Dietrich [24][$750]; 19. 1X-Chad Trout [27][$25]; 20. 1A-Jacob Allen [10][$700]; 21. 49X-Tim Shaffer [9][$700]; 22. O7-Gerard McIntyre [18][$700]; 23. 39-Cory Haas [26][$]; 24. 55K-Robbie Kendall [20][$700]; 25. 41-Carson Macedo [15][$700]; 26. 94-Ryan Smith [16][$700]; 27. 1S-Logan Schuchart [4][$700];
Lap Leaders: David Gravel 1-15, Giovanni Scelzi 16-27;
KSE Hard Charger Award: 15-Donny Schatz[+12]

Qualifying Flight-A: 1. 18-Ian Madsen, 16.342; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer, 16.365; 3. 21X-Brian Montieth, 16.404; 4. 24-Lucas Wolfe, 16.409; 5. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 16.418; 6. 5-David Gravel, 16.424; 7. 99-Bud Kaeding, 16.449; 8. 21-Brian Brown, 16.458; 9. 49-Brad Sweet, 16.465; 10. 9-Daryn Pittman, 16.501; 11. 41-Carson Macedo, 16.501; 12. 15-Donny Schatz, 16.51; 13. 4-Brock Zearfoss, 16.536; 14. 19-Brent Marks, 16.563; 15. 39-Cory Haas, 16.563; 16. 33-Jared Esh, 16.656; 17. 48-Danny Dietrich, 16.666; 18. 1W-Chase Dietz, 16.667; 19. 39M-Anthony Macri, 16.721; 20. 67-Justin Whittall, 16.832; 21. 91-Kyle Reinhardt, 16.891; 22. W20-Greg Wilson, 16.901; 23. 20-Ryan Taylor, 16.978; 24. 27S-Adrian Shaffer, 17.102; 25. 75-Nicole Bower, 17.298

Qualifying Flight-B: 1. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 16.306; 2. 71-Giovanni Scelzi, 16.41; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 16.429; 4. 44-Trey Starks, 16.454; 5. 1A-Jacob Allen, 16.458; 6. 2-Shane Stewart, 16.46; 7. 11-T.J. Stutts, 16.527; 8. 69K-Lance Dewease, 16.547; 9. O7-Gerard McIntyre, 16.596; 10. 27-Paul McMahan, 16.597; 11. 94-Ryan Smith, 16.626; 12. 7S-Jason Sides, 16.628; 13. 1-Logan Wagner, 16.656; 14. 1X-Chad Trout, 16.694; 15. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild, 16.721; 16. 58-Jim Siegel, 16.757; 17. 88-Brandon Rahmer, 16.771; 18. 17B-Steve Buckwalter, 16.897; 19. 19M-Jac Haudenschild, 16.961; 20. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 16.965; 21. 99M-Kyle Moody, 17.001; 22. 28F-Davie Franek, 17.096; 23. 35-Justin Henderson, 17.144; 24. 15G-Jordan Givler, 17.368; 25. 12W-Troy Fraker, 17.585

Heat #1 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 2. 24-Lucas Wolfe [2]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 4-Brock Zearfoss [5]; 5. 39M-Anthony Macri [7]; 6. 99-Bud Kaeding [3]; 7. W20-Greg Wilson [8]; 8. 33-Jared Esh [6]; 9. 75-Nicole Bower [9]

Heat #2 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 49X-Tim Shaffer [1]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [3]; 3. 41-Carson Macedo [4]; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall [2]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [5]; 6. 20-Ryan Taylor [8]; 7. 67-Justin Whittall [7]; 8. 48-Danny Dietrich [6]

Heat #3 - Flight (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 21X-Brian Montieth [1]; 2. 5-David Gravel [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 5. 39-Cory Haas [5]; 6. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [7]; 7. 1W-Chase Dietz [6]; 8. 27S-Adrian Shaffer [8]

Heat #4 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1]; 2. 44-Trey Starks [2]; 3. 11-T.J. Stutts [3]; 4. 27-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 19M-Jac Haudenschild [7]; 6. 1-Logan Wagner [5]; 7. 58-Jim Siegel [6]; 8. 12W-Troy Fraker [9]; 9. 28F-Davie Franek [8]

Heat #5 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [1]; 2. 1A-Jacob Allen [2]; 3. 94-Ryan Smith [4]; 4. 69K-Lance Dewease [3]; 5. 88-Brandon Rahmer [6]; 6. 1X-Chad Trout [5]; 7. 35-Justin Henderson [8]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7]

Heat #6 - Flight (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer: 1. 51-Freddie Rahmer [1]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 3. O7-Gerard McIntyre [3]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [4]; 5. 17B-Steve Buckwalter [6]; 6. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [5]; 7. 15G-Jordan Givler [8]; 8. 99M-Kyle Moody [7]

Sears Craftsman Dash (6 Laps): 1. 5-David Gravel [1]; 2. 21X-Brian Montieth [2]; 3. 24-Lucas Wolfe [3]; 4. 21-Brian Brown [5]; 5. 49X-Tim Shaffer [4]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [6]

Sears Craftsman Dash II (6 Laps): 1. 71-Giovanni Scelzi [2]; 2. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1]; 3. 44-Trey Starks [4]; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer [3]; 5. 1A-Jacob Allen [5]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [6]

D-main (8 Laps) - Top 2 Transfer: 1. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [1][-]; 2. W20-Greg Wilson [3][-]; 3. 20-Ryan Taylor [5][$125]; 4. 28F-Davie Franek [4][$125]; 5. 35-Justin Henderson [6][$125]; 6. 15G-Jordan Givler [8][$125]; 7. 75-Nicole Bower [9][$125]; 8. 12W-Troy Fraker [10][$125]; 9. 27S-Adrian Shaffer [7][$125]; 10. 99M-Kyle Moody [2][$125]

C-Main (10 Laps) - Top 2 Transfer: 1. 48-Danny Dietrich [3][-]; 2. 1W-Chase Dietz [5][-]; 3. 39M-Anthony Macri [7][$150]; 4. 58-Jim Siegel [2][$150]; 5. 17B-Steve Buckwalter [6][$150]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10][$125]; 7. 67-Justin Whittall [9][$125]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [12][$125]; 9. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [11][$125]; 10. 33-Jared Esh [1][$125]; 11. 88-Brandon Rahmer [4][$125]; 12. 19M-Jac Haudenschild [8][$125]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 69K-Lance Dewease [2][-]; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall [1][-]; 3. 27-Paul McMahan [4][-]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [5][-]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [9][-]; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich [13][-]; 7. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [12][$300]; 8. 99-Bud Kaeding [3][$250]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [6][$225]; 10. 1X-Chad Trout [10][$200]; 11. 4-Brock Zearfoss [7][$200]; 12. 1W-Chase Dietz [14][$200]; 13. 1-Logan Wagner [8][$200]; 14. 39-Cory Haas [11][$200]

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Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
(724) 954-4915, pr@tonystewart.com

Freddie Rahmer and Jim Siegel win Jack Gunn Memorial Twin 20's at Williams Grove Speedway

By Shawn Brouse:

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Freddie Rahmer drove by Kyle Larson in lapped
traffic and on to win the first 20-lap main event Friday night at
Williams Grove Speedway as part of the Jack Gunn Memorial sanctioned
by the All Star Circuit of Champions.

Jim Siegel inherited the lead when Chad Trout had trouble in lapped
traffic and held off Tony Stewart to win $4,000 in the second main
Event.

The All Stars have never beaten the Williams Grove regulars in a
sanctioned race pushing their record to 35-0.

Rahmer’s second career All Star win was worth $4,000. It was his
second Grove win of the season.

“I knew once we got the lead it was a long way from over,” Rahmer said
referring to Larson. “We weren’t bad after the restart. I wasn’t
cutting the corners like I wish I was. Then we got to lapped cars and
made a couple good moves that probably kept him just far enough away
to get it done.”

“The whole night it wasn’t turning in like I needed it to,” Rahmer
said. “We changed the car and I knew after the first lap or so, we
were going to be okay. The car was night and day different.”
Larson and Grandview winner and All Star point leader Aaron Reutzel
shared the front row. Reutzel got the jump, but the yellow flew when
Jac Haudenschild hit the second turn fence.

Larson streaked away on the second start as third starting Rahmer
passed Reutzel for second.

Larson led by 2.663 seconds with four laps completed. He reached
slower traffic with six down and Rahmer closed.

Larson went to the bottom to try and lap cars as they raced into turn
one. Rahmer shot by on the outside taking the lead with 11 laps to go.
Larson stayed right with Rahmer as Chad Trout slowed bringing out the
yellow two laps later getting the leaders out of traffic.

“I wanted to see the caution because the track’s pretty fast and you
could easily get yourself in trouble there,” Rahmer said. “The yellow
definitely helped us. Get us into clean air. Ever since the middle of
Speedweek, we’ve been driving better and the car is a little bit
better. Everything is going good. We’re still not where I think we’re
capable of being. We’re close anyway.”

Rahmer controlled the restart and final laps through traffic beating
Larson by .347. Reutzel, Lance Dewease and Tim Shaffer completed the
top five. Brian Montieth, Lucas Wolfe, Gerard McIntyre Jr., Ryan Smith
and Chad Kemenah rounded out the top 10.

An inversion of all lead lap cars was used for the
second 20-lap main event putting Danny Dietrich on the pole and Chad
Trout second.

They traded the lead twice in the opening lap with Trout securing the
top spot over Dietrich and Jim Siegel.

The yellow flew with four laps completed when Robbie Kendall slowed in
turn four.

Close racing in the first turn on the restart resulted in Dietrich
spinning up across the turn and into the fence.

Tony Stewart passed Dave Blaney on the restart taking third as Trout
built a comfortable lead over Siegel.

At the half-way point, he led by 3.037 seconds and reached slower traffic.
That traffic cost Trout on the frontstretch on lap 11 as contact with
Tyler Esh caused him to spin bringing out the yellow.

That handed the lead to Siegel over Stewart and Blaney.

He controlled the restart and one more lap was completed before
Brandon Spithaler slowed with seven laps to go.

Siegel won by 1.118 over Stewart for his first career All Star win and
first Grove win in six seasons.

“It’s amazing,” Siegel said. “We built a couple different racecars
just trying to get me comfortable. This is a brand new RPM Chassis.
First night on it. It feels great to park it in Victory Lane. It’s my
first All Star win. It’s something I’ve been after for a long time. My
dad won one here back in ’96. He really loved following the All Stars
and it means a lot to me to get an All Star win.”

Blaney, Steve Buckwalter, and Anthony Macri completed the top five.
Larson started 21st and finished sixth. Greg Hodnett, Brock Zearfoss,
Brian Montieth rounded out the top 10. Rahmer dropped out of the main
Event.

Dewease set fast time over the 35-car field with a lap of 16.584. Tim
Shaffer, Anthony Macri, Brian Montieth and Tony Stewart won the
eight-lap heat races. Larson and Reutzel won the dashes and Brock
Zearfoss the B-main.

Contingency Awards/Results: Williams Grove Speedway - Friday, Aug 24,
2018:

Jack Gunn Memorial
EMi Driver’s Meeting: 35 entrants
State Water Heaters Warm-Ups: Aaron Reutzel - 17.497 seconds
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Lance Dewease - 16.584 seconds
Ford Performance Heat #1: Tim Shaffer
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2: Anthony Macri
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3: Brian Montieth
Mobil 1 Heat #4: Tony Stewart
JE Pistons Dash #1: Kyle Larson
Wix Filters Dash #2: Aaron Reutzel
Classic Ink USA B-Main: Brock Zearfoss
Daido Engine Bearings Main Event Winner: Freddie Rahmer, Jim Siegel
MSD Performance Hard Charger Award: Carson Macedo (+9), Kyle Larson (+14)
(Lincoln Electric, Daido Engine Bearings, MSD Performance: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying
Group (A)
1. 57-Kyle Larson, 16.919; 2. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 16.995; 3. 38-Steve
Buckwalter, 17.141; 4. 49x-Tim Shaffer, 17.166; 5. 7K-Cale Conley,
17.390; 6. 13-Paul McMahan, 17.504; 7. 27G-Jay Galloway, 17.687; 8.
12w-Troy Fraker, 18.750; 9. 47K-Kody Lehman, 99.000

Group (B)
1. 24-Lucas Wolfe, 16.829; 2. 55K-Robbie Kendall, 17.016; 3.
51-Freddie Rahmer, 17.034; 4. 39M-Anthony Macri, 17.034; 5. 3-Jac
Haudenschild, 17.100; 6. 70-Dave Blaney, 17.181; 7. 35-Tyler Esh,
17.212; 8. 87K-Alan Krimes, 17.250; 9. 22-Brandon Spithaler, 17.263

Group (C)
1. 69K-Lance Dewease, 16.584; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 16.635; 3.
O7-Gerard McIntyre, 16.791; 4. 21-Brian Montieth, 16.872; 5. 4-Brock
Zearfoss, 16.951; 6. 27-Greg Hodnett, 16.955; 7. 1s-Tim Wagaman,
17.041; 8. 14M-Mark Smith, 17.336; 9. 3G-Carson Macedo, 99.230

Group (D)
1. 1X-Chad Trout, 16.842; 2. 14-Tony Stewart, 17.048; 3. 39-Cory Haas,
17.064; 4. O-Rick Lafferty, 17.069; 5. 11-Ryan Smith, 17.083; 6.
48-Danny Dietrich, 17.096; 7. 58-Jim Siegel, 17.299; 8. 75-Nicole
Bower, 17.306

Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 49X-Tim Shaffer [1]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah
[3]; 4. 38-Steve Buckwalter [2]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [6]; 6. 7K-Cale
Conley [5]; 7. 27G-Jay Galloway [7]; 8. 12W-Troy Fraker [8]; 9.
47K-Kody Lehman [9]

Heat #2 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 39M-Anthony Macri [1]; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer [2]; 3. 24-Lucas Wolfe
[4]; 4. 55K-Robbie Kendall [3]; 5. 3-Jac Haudenschild [5]; 6. 70-Dave
Blaney [6]; 7. 35-Tyler Esh [7]; 8. 22-Brandon Spithaler [9]; 9.
87K-Alan Krimes [8]

Heat #3 - Group (C) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 21-Brian Montieth [1]; 2. 69K-Lance Dewease [4]; 3. O7-Gerard
McIntyre [2]; 4. 87-Aaron Reutzel [3]; 5. 27-Greg Hodnett [6]; 6.
14M-Mark Smith [8]; 7. 4-Brock Zearfoss [5]; 8. 3G-Carson Macedo [9];
9. 1S-Tim Wagaman [7]

Heat #4 - Group (D) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 14-Tony Stewart [3]; 2. 11-Ryan Smith [5]; 3. 1X-Chad Trout [4]; 4.
O-Rick Lafferty [1]; 5. 58-Jim Siegel [7]; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich [6];
7. 39-Cory Haas [2]; 8. 75-Nicole Bower [8]

Dash #1 (4 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson [2]; 2. 51-Freddie Rahmer [1]; 3. 69K-Lance Dewease
[4]; 4. 11-Ryan Smith [3]; 5. 21-Brian Montieth [5]

Dash #2 (4 Laps)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel [1]; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer [2]; 3. O7-Gerard McIntyre
[3]; 4. 14-Tony Stewart [4]; 5. 39M-Anthony Macri [5]

B-Main (12 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 4-Brock Zearfoss [1]; 2. 1S-Tim Wagaman [2]; 3. 70-Dave Blaney [4];
4. 48-Danny Dietrich [3]; 5. 7K-Cale Conley [6]; 6. 35-Tyler Esh [8];
7. 39-Cory Haas [7]; 8. 14M-Mark Smith [5]; 9. 22-Brandon Spithaler
[10]; 10. 27G-Jay Galloway [9]; 11. 75-Nicole Bower [11]; 12. 47K-Kody
Lehman [14]; 13. 12W-Troy Fraker [12]

A-Main #1 (20 Laps)
1. 51-Freddie Rahmer [3]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [1]; 3. 87-Aaron Reutzel
[2]; 4. 69K-Lance Dewease [5]; 5. 49X-Tim Shaffer [4]; 6. 21-Brian
Montieth [9]; 7. 24-Lucas Wolfe [11]; 8. O7-Gerard McIntyre [6]; 9.
11-Ryan Smith [7]; 10. 10H-Chad Kemenah [13]; 11. 27-Greg Hodnett
[15]; 12. 13-Paul McMahan [20]; 13. 39M-Anthony Macri [10]; 14.
4-Brock Zearfoss [21]; 15. 38-Steve Buckwalter [16]; 16. 3G-Carson
Macedo [25]; 17. 14-Tony Stewart [8]; 18. 55K-Robbie Kendall [14]; 19.
58-Jim Siegel [19]; 20. 70-Dave Blaney [23]; 21. 1X-Chad Trout [12];
22. 48-Danny Dietrich [22]; 23. 1S-Tim Wagaman [24]; 24. 75-Nicole
Bower [28]; 25. 22-Brandon Spithaler [27]; 26. 39-Cory Haas [26]; 27.
O-Rick Lafferty [17]; 28. 3-Jac Haudenschild [18]

A-Main #2 (20 Laps)
1. 58-Jim Siegel [4]; 2. 14-Tony Stewart [6]; 3. 70-Dave Blaney [3];
4. 38-Steve Buckwalter [8]; 5. 39M-Anthony Macri [10]; 6. 57-Kyle
Larson [20]; 7. 27-Greg Hodnett [12]; 8. 4-Brock Zearfoss [9]; 9.
21-Brian Montieth [17]; 10. 11-Ryan Smith [14]; 11. 24-Lucas Wolfe
[16]; 12. 49X-Tim Shaffer [18]; 13. 3G-Carson Macedo [7]; 14. 13-Paul
McMahan [11]; 15. 10H-Chad Kemenah [13]; 16. O7-Gerard McIntyre [15];
17. 1S-Tim Wagaman [22]; 18. 35-Tyler Esh [27]; 19. 69K-Lance Dewease
[19]; 20. 75-Nicole Bower [23]; 21. 22-Brandon Spithaler [24]; 22.
1X-Chad Trout [2]; 23. 51-Freddie Rahmer [21]; 24. 7K-Cale Conley
[26]; 25. 48-Danny Dietrich [1]; 26. 55K-Robbie Kendall [5]; 27.
39-Cory Haas [25]; 28. 87-Aaron Reutzel [28]

All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (after Williams Grove Speedway on 8/24)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 4136
2. Chad Kemenah - 4102
3. Carson Macedo - 4086
4. Paul McMahan - 3898
5. Dave Blaney - 3880
6. Jac Haudenschild - 3850
7. Cale Conley - 3580
8. Parker Price-Miller -3466
9. Brandon Spithaler - 3322
10. Tyler Esh - 3168

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