LeVan Takes NASCAR Road Race

Veteran racer Jim LeVan of Reading won his first NASACR feature this season on the Tub track. A former winner of this event in past seasons LeVan almost pulled off a perfect run just missing in the gutter lane 6 for a sweep. LeVan also beat a season high 21 racers who enjoyed a well thought out show by promoter Randy Haydt. LeVan who has gained road race experience racing with ECHORR was very fast in his orange Cup car. Another ECHORR and Randy’s regular Brian Sponagle showed his left and right hand turn experience to come home second. Spoons won 2 segments in his Miller Light #2 after a tangle with Spanky in the hairpin. Third spot went to another ECHORR Challenge runner Cory Reinhard. Cory has proven that he is a force this season with multiple feature wins already at Randy’s and Little T’s Speedways. Cory won 2 segments. Toby Reinhard brought a second TCS car home for a fine 4th place run winning 3 segments. Rounding out the top five was last seasons Tub winner Randy Haydt who won 2 segments. Sixth was Tom Wenner in a real good run winning a segment on lane 4. The Blandon racer has come out with a strong season thus far in 2018. Mark Williams finished 7th for the second year in a row winning 2 segments. Newcomer Mike Mackaravitz from Bethlehem won a segment on lane 3 and finished an impressive 8th in his first ever run at Randy’s Raceways. Ninth went to Exeter’s Mike Fitzgerald. Fitzy won 2 segments and was followed by Tony Zappacosta in tenth scoring 1 segment in his best run this season.

IROC NIGHT CAP TO VETERAN SAM HELLER
By Mark Williams

Sam Heller out of Phoenixville PA made a rare start and after garnering an 11th in the Cup portion of the show scored a 4 section of track win over Savannah Cunnius. Sam won a single segment and Savvy won 2 just narrowly missing her first career feature win. For Sam it was his first win at Randy’s in many years. Tom Wenner wound up third after the tie breaker with a graet run in all 4 lanes. Fourth was Toby Reinhard who won 2 segments followed by Cory Reinhard in fifth.

LeVan Wins IROC in Close Race

Jim LeVan became the third different winner in 4 races this season for the IROC class. In yet another very close race between the 13 races checked in.  LeVan from Reading won 1 segment in the AW cars.  Second spot went to current points leader Randy Haydt who won 2 segments.  Followed by Chris Brubaker, Adam Zappacosta and Ed Kenderdine.

FINISH- LeVan,Haydt,Brubaker,A.Zappacosta,Kenderdine,Williams,T.Zappacosta,C.Reinhard,T.Reinhard,Sponagle,Cunnius,VanBuskirk,Durant.

NASCAR FINISH- Williams,LeVan,Cunnius,T.Reinhard,Haydt,Wenner,Sponagle,Bender,C.Reinhard,Decker,Kenderdine,VanBuskirk,Brubaker,Fitzgerald,T.Zappacosta,Durant,A.Zappacosta,London.

Williams Races to Fourth Mod Win

Current point leader Mark Williams added to his lead with a win on the Tri-Oval.  Fending off a determined Toby Reinhard who finished second for his best finish of this season.  Williams won 5 segments and Reinhard 1.  Third spot went to Jim LeVan who ran hard on every lane and scored 2 segment wins.  Randy Haydt winner of 3 segments finished fourth followed by Cory Reinhard in fifth with 3 segments as well.  FINISH- Williams, T.Reinhard, LeVan, Haydt, C.Reinhard, Sponagle, Decker, Wenner, Durant, VanBuskirk, Cunnius, A.Zappacosta, Sanders, T.Zappacosta, London.

 

Notes-  Hiram Durant picked up his first Modified top ten this week as he continues to improve in the Tyco’s.  Larry Sanders had a good run in lane 5 and only had 7 falloffs all night.  Spoke to Laudan he is progressing this week with his recovery and will be changing his schedule later on for racing at his house.  Our condolences to Scott Bender on his Mom’s passing.  We hope to see Scott back racing with us soon.

C. Reinhard and Haydt Take Wins in Double Show

Cory Reinhard went two for two in the Sprint class taking his second win of the young season.  Reinhard looks to be a strong contender this season for the Sprint Championship.  Cory won 5 segments and the Feature win was his fifth overall already this season on the circuit. Runner-up was Jim LeVan who won his first 5 segments and looked like an early winner before the outer lanes slowed him a bit.  The defending Sprint Point Champion was just a little more than 1 lap behind the winner.  Third spot went to Tom Wenner in one of his best runs at Randy’s Raceway.  The Blandon racer won 4 segments and looked impressive in his #7 sprinter.  [Read more…]

# 50 and Mr. IROC Share Winner’s Circle at Randy’s Raceway

Mark Williams drove his Bud #50 to a one lap victory in the NASCAR portion of the twin Bill Tuesday in Kutztown.  Williams won 4 segments to earn the win his second this season.  After battling with Adam Zappacosta on lanes 1 and 2 Williams won the final 4 segments.  Second spot went to Cory Reinhard who won 3 segments in his fast team TCS racer.  Third spot went to the Orange #40 of Jim LeVan who won 4 segments, followed by Randy Haydt in his Gold number 2, the racing Promoter took a segment win on lane 5.  Rounding out the top five was Adam Zappacosta who scored three segment wins in a very impressive run.  [Read more…]

Reinhard’s Sweep Twin Bill at Randy’s Raceway

Cory Reinhard won the Cup event and his Dad Toby won the IROC event as the action moved over to the Tricky Tri-Oval.  A field of 18 racers was on hand for the double show and a very orderly event was spun off in a short time. For Cory Reinhard this was his third feature win overall this season already, and his first in the NASCAR class.  It was his second career win in NASCAR after winning 4 segments.  The young Boyertown racer was very impressive winning tough segments over veteran Jim LeVan in the middle lanes.  Second spot went to Mark Williams who was the Opening Night winner.  Williams took 4 segment wins as well in his #50 racer.  Third spot went to Jim LeVan who won three segments in his Orange #40.  Fourth was Randy Haydt (AKA Mr NASCAR) who won a single segment on lane 5.  Rounding out the top five was Brian Sponagle who won 4 segments on the evening.  [Read more…]

Sprint Opens Season with Extra Distance Event, Cory Reinhard is the Winner

The third regular season event of this year was spun off as the Sprints ran the opener 25 lap event.  Cory Reinhard scored a very impressive win in his team TCS racer with a nearly perfect score of 199.31.  Winning 6 segments and shaking off a lane 3 draw the Boyertown Grad won the Opener making him the third different winner in three Tuesday night races.  Cory also had a very low count of 5 falloffs in almost 200 laps.  Veteran Mark Williams was second winner of 4 segments on the evening.  Third spot went to Randy Haydt who won 1 segment.  Coming home fourth was Tom Wenner who has a pair of top tens already this young season.  The Blandon racer has certainly upped his game.  Tom won 4 segments.  Rounding out the top five was former Sprint Champ Scott Bender.

 

Sprint Saga-  Savvy Cunnius had some great runs in her pink Sprinter  scoring 2 segment wins.  17 racers in the field this week including Brian Vanbuskirk who made his first start of the season.

Toby Reinhard Race Well Attended

Nick Wummer with the help of his aunt Cathy put together a nice event to help Toby along with his recovery after some surgery last month.  Over 20 people attended the days activities which included a double show of Big and Small Block Modifieds.  Also a huge thank you to all the people who donated prizes toward the auction, this was really very nice of them.  In a fitting way Toby’s son Cory won the Big Block feature with almost a perfect score.  Followed by Little T, Dan Wirful, Savvy Cunnius and Billy Decker.  The Small Block portion of the show went to Little T as 16 racers entered the event.  Mark Williams was second followed by Randy Haydt, Cory Reinhard and Toby Reinhard coming home 5th.  Great Event everyone and thanks to Randy’s Raceway for once again hosting a great day.

Williams Takes Opener at Randy’s Raceway

Mark Williams won the NASCAR feature at Randy’s Raceway to Open the 19th consecutive season of racing at the Berks Speedway.  A field of 18 racers were on hand to kick off the season and little rust was shown.  Many cars were extremely fast on the smooth 8 lane track.  Williams won 5 segments on route to a one lap victory over last years Point Champ Randy Haydt.  Haydt won 4 segments in his Skoal machine.  Third spot went to a very consistent Jim LeVan in his familiar orange Cup car.  [Read more…]

TEAM REINHARD GETTING READY FOR RANDY’S RACEWAY SEASON

Team Reinhard is looking forward to another year of improvement at the Berks County Racing Center known as Randy’s Raceway.  The group of 5 tracks at 2 sites makes this a very tough venue but team Reinhard has improved year over year.  The Team which consists of Cory Reinhard, Savvy Cunnuis and veteran car builder Toby Reinhard should be fast right out of the gate this year.  Look for Cory to contend for a Modified Point Title one of these years very soon and Savvy will be in victory lane no doubt in the near future.  Also as we publish this story a speedy recovery to Toby who is hopefully feeling better each day.