Mark Williams Wins IROC Title and Season Review

A very competitive and fun IROC season this year at Randy’s Raceway.The season championship went down to the last race, like last year when Randy Haydt won the title by 1 point. This year it came down to Mark and Randy again. With Randy winning the season final race, Mark scored a 2nd place finish, and enough to win the IROC title  by 2 points. Mark scored 3 wins during the 8 race season, along with 12 segment wins. Randy won the season opener, then won the final 2 races to nearly win the title again. During the season “security” had to be called to the pit area when these two raced beside each other. [Read more…]

Mark Williams Wins Point Title

A very competitive Modified season recently concluded at Randy’s Raceway and Mark Williams successfully defended his Modified title. The run to the title was not easy for Mark as each night there were many fast cars trying to get into the winners circle. Mark dominated the early season as he scored 4 straight wins to start the season, then scored 3 more wins the rest of the way he was a Top 5 finisher until week 12. Marks final totals were 7 wins and a total of 49 segment wins on way to the title. Bryan Kisthardt was a force each week “BK” scored 4 wins, nearly had a season long run of Top 5’s, until a 6th place finish in week11 ended that. BK scored 46 segment wins to come home with a strong 2nd place finish in the final standing. Randy Haydt had a very good season also, scoring 11 Top 5 finishes and a late season win in week 14, to go along with 34 segment wins, to finish 3rd in the final totals. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt Defends Small Block Title

Going into the 2nd season of racing in the Berks / Lebanon Modified Racing Series, last years Small Block Champion Randy Haydt claimed the initial title by not winning a race. This year Randy cracked into the win column in the season opener on the Tri-Oval. After that he scored another win on the 8 lane to go along with 2 Runner up finishes to win the title by 6 points. Randy now leads the BLMRS win list with 5. Going into the final race veteran H.O. racer but new comer to the Berks / Lebanon Series Sam Heller was in the running for the title after scoring 3 top 3 runs and his 1st career Series win at Woodland Raceway. Sam settled for a 8th place finish in the final race but still came away with a 2nd place finish in the final standings. Tim ” Little T ” Bowers also scored 3 Top 5 finishes including a win in the final race to finish 3rd in the final totals. It was Tim’s 4th career Berks / Lebanon Series win. Jim LeVan scored a 3rd place finish in the Series opener also added 2 more Top 5 finishes to finish 4th in the final standing. [Read more…]

Tim “ Little T “ Bowers, Randy Haydt Berks / Lebanon Winners

Big Block starting line of 6 cars and the rest waiting in the pit area to run

Big Block starting line of 6 cars and the rest waiting in the pit area to run

The Berks / Lebanon Modified Racing Series ran its final race of the season on Saturday at Little T’s Speedway in Myerstown. PA. Small Block racing opened up the day and Little T turned in a perfect’ run winning all 6 segments with no fall offs on way to his 1st Small Block win. Randy Haydt scored 1 segment win to

Winner Timothy “Little T” Bowers (center) 2nd Randy Jay Haydt (left) 3rd Toby Reinhard (right)

come home 2nd, with that finish it was enough to claim the point title by 6 points. Toby Reinhard claimed 2 segment wins on lanes 5 & 6, for a 3rd place run it was his 1st Series Top 5.

All photos by: Scott Bender

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Scott Bender Wins Season Closer

Modified racing capped off the season Tuesday night at Randy’s Raceway on the 8 lane fast track and Scott Bender ended a long Modified winless streak scoring the win. Scott scored 4 segment wins, to become the 5th different winner in the Modified class. Bryan Kisthardt was strong again winning 5 segments, finishing off a very good Modified season with a 2nd place run. Modified Point Champ Mark Williams also scored 5 segment wins to finish off the season with a 3rd place finish. Randy Haydt scored 4 segment wins and had a pretty calm 4th place run. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt Gets First Modified Win

Tuesday night at Randy’s Raceway Randy Haydt ended a string of 2nd and 3rd place finishes with his 1st Modified win of the season. Drawing the #1 pill Randy scored 6 segment wins on way to the win, it was the 4th different winner in the Modified division. Scott Bender turned in a season best 2nd place finish scoring 2 segment wins, it was his 5th Top 5 of the season. Toby Reinhard collected a solid 3rd place finish scoring 3 segment wins on lanes 2 – 4, it was his 4th Top 5 finish of the season. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt “SWEEPS” Berks / Lebanon Series Event

SB Winners

Small Block Top Three (R to L) 1st Randy Haydt / 2nd Mark Williams / 3rd Sam Heller

Race 3 of the Berks / Lebanon Modified Series was run on Saturday at Randy’s Raceway Kutztown, PA on the 8 lane fast track. Before  a sellout crowd and a Series record 22 racers jamming the pit area the Small Block Modifieds rolled out 1st and Randy Haydt running that new Chucky body scored 2 segment wins on way to a convincing win. It was his 2nd Small Block win of the year. Randy’s win was only 24 pieces of track ahead of Mark Williams who started off strong winning 5 segments on lanes 1-5, collected his best Small Block run of the year finishing 2nd. Woodland winner Sam Heller scored 2 segment wins to hold on to a close 3rd place finish.

Starting Line Small Block

Starting Line Small Block

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Kisthardt, LeVan 1 – 2 in Modified Main

Bryan Kisthardt drew the # 1 pill and did not look back after that as he turned in win # 4 of the season. Bryan scored 2 segment wins on way to a close win. Only 25 pieces of track behind, Jim LeVan who scored his lone segment win on lane 8 but was consistent all night with a 14.13 his lowest score, it was Jim’s 6th Top 5 finish of the season was 2nd.Toby Reinhard continued his strong season scoring 5 segment wins, his best Modified run of the year turned in a fast 3rd place finish. [Read more…]

Sam Heller, Timothy Bowers Jr. Berks / Lebanon Winners at Woodland

The Berks / Lebanon Modified Racing Series ran it’s 2nd race of the season on Saturday at Woodland Raceway in Boyertown, Pa. A strong field of 19 Small Block Modifieds were called out 1st. Following his Opening Day Runner Up finish Sam Heller Sr. turned in a dominating “sweep” on way to his 1st Series win. Opening Day winner Randy Haydt nearly made it 2 in a row, scoring 4 segment wins, and trailing Sam by only 3 pieces of track at the finish for a close 2nd place run. Scott Bender scored 3 segment wins to score his best Small Block finish coming home 3rd. [Read more…]

Cory Reinhard Scores First Career Win

 

Modified racing was back on the Tri-Oval Tuesday night at Randy’s Raceway and Reinhard Racing continued it’s strong season this time as Cory Reinhard scored his 1st career Modified win. Cory scored 2 segment wins, and no less than  19.24 on the other lanes to hold on to a close win. Cory held off Point Leader Mark Williams by 3 pieces of track, and Randy Haydt by 9 pieces of track to score a well deserved win. Mark scored 3 segment wins to finish 2nd, and seemed to run better once that rug was removed ! [Read more…]