Auto Racing: Stillwaggon wins first at Selinsgrove

Selinsgrove

Following a string of strong finishes at Selinsgrove Speedway in recent years, Robbie Stillwaggon Burlington, N.J., scored his first career victory at the Snyder County ahlf-mile oval in the Aug. 23 25-lap 360 sprint car feature.

Stillwaggon, driving the Quality Auto Boddty No. 89, held off three-tyime winner TJ Stutts of Liverpool for the $2,000 victory and beame the track’s eighth different 360 sprint car winner this season.

Jeff Rine of Danville wired the field i9n a brand-new race car for his fiifth win of the year in the 30-lap super late model tune-up race. The victory makred the 90th of Rine’s career at the track.

Steve Campbell of Danville was the night’s overall fastest qualifier with a lap time of 18.996.

All Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 evening racing was washed out except for Selinsgrove Speedway.

Grandview

This season it has been a rare happening at Grandview Speedway. Rain washed out the scheduled Bernheisel Racing Components Night of racing action on Aug. 23. The 30-lap feature for the BRC Late Models, plus racing for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Sportsman stock cars, has been rescheduled for Aug. 30 at 7:30 p./m.

The Late Models will be featured in a special event that gives all the racers, sporting BRC decals on both sides of their race cars, the opportunity to pick up a share of the more than $5,000 worth or racing products being made available by Bernheisel Racing Components.

Only two points events remain on the Grandview Speedway for all three divsiions of competition. At present, Jeff Strunk is on top in the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, shotting for his 10th title. Randy Stoudt tops the Late Models, and Jared Umbenhauer is shootingg for his third Sportsman championship.

Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet taking place at the main gate, and featuring Kory Fleming, Dan Green and Sean Merkel. Racing gets the green at 7:30 p.m.

Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 12 and under are admitted free.

The final Open Wheel Spectacular of the season is set for Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m., featuring the top talents of the Hilborn TSRS Winged Sprints and ARDC Wingless Midgets. Both divisions top off their shows with exciting, action-packed 25-lap feature races. A full series of qualifying events is presented, leading up to each feature race. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngters age 6 through 12 pay just $5, and kids under 6 are admitted free.

Coming up on Spet. 6 is the Green Lane Wm. Penn/Four Star Lettering-sponsored final pint events of the season, featuring the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsmen at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale for the Sept. 13 race worth $25,000 that is the Freedom 76 Modified Classic. The 76-lap race is expected to attract many of the top dirt track modified racers. Admission is $35 for adults, $10 for youngters 6 through 12 and under 6 are admitted free. Tickets can be ordered through the mailo by sending a check/money order payable to Grandview Speedway, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to 87 Wilt Rd., Bechtelsville, Pa. 19505.

Lincoln

Lincoln Speedway will celebrate Labor Day Holiday weekend with its annual John Gleim Jr. Excavating Night, featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprints, Keizer Aluminum Wheels 358 Sprints and Super Sportsman. It will be the final point race for the 410 Sprints with Alan Krimes holding a 260-point lead over Jim Siegel, and 295 points over Brian Montieth of Phoenixville, in the battle for the coveted 2014 track title.

The evening’s activities will be campped off with a spectacular summer-ending fireworks display. Gates willl open at 5:30 p.m., with green flag getting underway at 7:30 p.m.