Mark Williams, Randy Haydt are Berks / Lebanon Series Winners

1st Mark Williams ( center ) 2nd Fred McCllough ( left ) 3rd Randy Haydt ( right )

Big Block Starting Line

Race 2 of the BLMRS took place Saturday at Tom Wenner’s Speedway and Mark Williams scored 3 segment wins to score the Big Block win. It was Mark’s 1st of the season and 5th career BB win. Making his 1st start in the Series Fred McCullough  scored 3 segment wins on way to a strong 2nd place run. Randy Haydt scored a segment win on lane 6 crossing the line 3rd. Tim “Little T” Bowers scored 2 segment wins finishing 4th. Sheldon Hiester scored 1 segment win to close out the Top 5. Shane Hiester scored 1 segment win to finish 6th. Nick Wummer scored 1 segment win on way to a good 7th place finish. Scott Bender finished 8th. Only 2 pieces of track behind Toby Reinhard was 9th. Cory Reinhard scored 1 segment win was 10th. 11th Ed Kenderdine 12th Tom Wenner ( 1 win ) 13th Billy Decker 14th Savannah Cunnius

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Tim “ Little T “ Bowers, Cory Reinhard Berks / Lebanon Series Winners

Little T 1st (center) Mark Williams 2nd (right) Sheldon Hiester (left)

The BLMRS got the green flag on Saturday at Tim ” Little T ” Bowers Speedway, a full field of 19 racers were in the pit area. The Big Block Mods got things started and Little T scored 5 segment wins to score the Opening Day win. It was Tim’s 3rd career BB win. Mark Williams scored 2 segment wins turning in a solid Runner Up finish. Only 9 pieces of track of the pace Sheldon Hiester also scored 2 segment wins to finish 3rd. Shane Hiester scored 4 segment wins on the outside lanes to finish 4th. John Kosmoski had a steady run scoring 1 segment win to finish out the Top 5. Just 1 piece of track behind Cory Reinhard scored 1 segment win finishing 6th. [Read more…]

Berks / Lebanon Dirt Modified Series

With season four in preparation mode here is a look back at the beginnings of this growing Slotcar series. The series began as an idea Scott Bender had to join together two Slotcar groups. Little T’s Speedway in Myerstown (Lebanon County) and Randy’s Raceways (Berks County). Season one and two started with a four race schedule at Little T’s (second generation family) and both Randy’s Raceway’s 8 lane oval and 6 lane Tri-Oval. Also Randy’s Raceway II in Oley at Woodland Speedway. The third season saw the series expand to six races adding two shows at the Blandon tracks of Tom Wenner’s H.O. Raceways. Season four will again be 6 races adding Seigfried Speedway in Shillington to the mix. Track Pomoters are Tim Bowers Jr, Randy Haydt, Tom Wenner, Laudan Seigfried and Mark Williams. Co Race Organizers are Scott Bender and Mark Williams, Tech Inspector is Billy Decker, 50/50 is handled by Savannah Cunnius and the scorer is Jody Williams. We can’t wait to get started in October with season 4 as a lot of new interest is being generated.

Mark Williams Wins 1st Small Block Title

A good season of racing in the Small Block division. Randy Haydt who won the point title the past 2 seasons was going for the “Hat Trick”. But coming off his 1st Big Block title Mark Williams held off a strong challenge from Bill Rowley to claim his 1st S Block title. Mark scored his single win  at Randy’s Raceway on the 8 lane. Mark also scored 3 Top 5 finishes and 13 segment wins winning the title by 12 points. Bill started off the season with a 2nd place finish in race 1, followed that with 3 more Top 5’s including a 2nd place finish in race 5 at Tom Wenner’s oval. Capping off a good year Bill also had 13 segment wins tying him with Mark for the most. Just 4 points behind, Cory Reinhard had a good Small Block season scoring a win in race 5 at Tom Wenner’s along with 2 other Top 5 runs coming home 3rd in the final standing. Looking for that ‘Hat Trick” point title Randy Haydt had a strong 1st half of the season as he scored 3 Top 5’s but 2 finishes outside the Top5 in the final 3 races dropped Randy to 4th in the standing. Randy and Cory each scored 9 segment wins. Jim LeVan scored a win in race 2 at Randy’s Raceway then followed that up with a 3rd on the Tri-Oval to finish 5th. Jim scored 8 segment wins. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt, Mark Williams Tie for Big Block Title

The Berks Lebanon Modified Racing Series recently capped off its 3rd season of racing. But this year’s 6 race season was still not enough as Randy Haydt and Mark Williams finished in a tie for the point title. Mark scored 3 straight mid season wins, along with 2 other top 5’s and the most segment wins with 22. Randy had a string of 6 top 5’s along with 2 wins including a win in the Series final race to force the tie. The Berks Series tie breaking rules gives Mark the title because of his 3 wins. Scott Bender came home 3rd in the final totals, with his best run was a 3rd place finish at Woodland Raceway. Toby Reinhard scored 3 Top 5 finishes to start the season, then just missed out on his 1st Series win in the Opener by 9 pieces of track to finish 2nd. Toby scored 8 segment wins for a solid 4th place finish. Closing out the Top 5 ,just 5 points behind Cory Reinhard had a pair of 4th place finishes, along with 4 segment wins capping off a good season with a 5th place finish. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt, Sheldon Hiester Tie for Big Block Series Win

Sheldon and Randy 1st place tie, Sam 3rd place.

The BLMRS closed out its 3rd season of racing on Saturday at Tom Wenner’s HO Raceway on the fast 4 lane TKO track. A good field of 17 racers were in the pits with a near capacity crowd in the stands. In the BB opener Randy Haydt and Sheldon Hiester each won 4 segments and had only 1 fall off tying for the win, it was Randy’s 2nd of the season and Sheldon’s 1st BB win. Sam Heller scored 2 segment wins for a good 3rd place finish. Shane Hiester tuned in a 4th place finish and Mark Williams scored 2 segment wins on lanes 1 & 2 to finish 5th. Just 2 pieces of track behind Scott Bender scored a 6th place finish. Also just 2 pieces of track behind Jim LeVan scored 3 segment wins finishing 7th. Tom Wenner scored a segment win on lane 1 to finish 8th. Only 3 pieces of track behind Gary Hetrick also scored a segment win on lane 1 to come home 9th. Billy Decker had a steady run to close out the Top 10. [Read more…]

Mark Williams, Cory Reinhard Berks / Lebanon Series Winners

The BLMRS ran its 5th race of the season on Saturday and its inaugural race at Tom Wenner’s  H.O. Speedway.A good field of 16 racers filled the pit area and in the Big Block opener Mark Williams rolled to his 3rd straight Big Block win. Mark had no fall offs and scored 5 segment wins on way to the win. Turning in his best Berks / Lebanon Series finish John Kosmoski won 2 segments on way to a strong 2nd place finish. Gary Hetrick also turned in his best Series finish scoring 2 segment wins to come 3rd. Just 5 pieces of track behind Cory Reinhard scored 3 segment wins on the middle lanes to finish 4th. Just 9 pieces of track behind Randy Haydt also scored 3 segment wins on the middle lanes to close out the Top 5. Jim LeVan finished 6th, Ed Kenderdine was 7th, Scott Bender finished 8th, Billy Decker was 9th, and Tom Wenner was 10th.

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Mark Williams, Sam Heller Series Winners at Woodland

Race 4 of the BLMRS was held Saturday at Woodland Raceway in Boyertown, PA. A strong field of 19 racers were in the pit area and in the very competitive Big Block opener Mark Williams made it 2 BB wins in a row. Mark turned in a sweep on his way to the win. Mark needed every piece of track as he held off Tim ” Little T ” Bowers by 2 pieces of track. Little T scored 5 segment wins for a 2nd place finish. Trailing Little T by 1 piece of track Scott Bender also scored 5 segment wins for his best BB finising in 3rd. Also on the lead lap Randy Haydt scored 1 segment win to finish 4th. Making his initial Berks Series start  Lauden Seigfried ran high 19’s turning in a solid 5th place run. Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win finishing 6th.Tom Wenner got his 1st segment win on way to a good 7th place finish. John Kosmoski turned in a 8th place run. Toby Reinhard came home 9th and Billy Decker finished 10th . [Read more…]

Mark Williams Sweeps Berks / Lebanon Series Race

It was race 3 for the BLMRS on the 8 lane fast track at Randy’s Raceway. In the Big Block opener Mark Williams turned in a near perfect run with no fall offs, Mark scored segment wins on lanes 1 – 4 than added 2 mores segment wins on way to his 1st BB win of the year and 2

1st Mark Williams (center) 2nd Randy Haydt (left) 3rd Toby Reinhard (right)

1st Mark Williams (center) 2nd Randy Haydt (left) 3rd Toby Reinhard (right)

nd career win. Randy Haydt ran that mean looking “Chucky” machine to a strong 2nd place run, scoring 1 segment win on lane 8. Toby Reinhard scored 2 segment wins coming home 3rd, it was his 3rd straight Top 5 finish. Scott Bender and Cory Reinhard tied for 4th. Cory had a steady run of high 19’s, while Scott scored 2 segment wins. Jim LeVan was 6th scoring 2 segment wins. Billy Decker was 7th scoring 2 segment wins. John Kosmoski was 8th with a segment win Tom Wenner was 9th and Savannah Cunnius finished 10th.

11th Gary Hetrick / 12th Bill  Rowley / 13th Mike Fitzgerald / 14th Nick Wummer / 15th  

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Randy Haydt, Jim LeVan Berks / Lebanon Series Winners

It was race 2 for the BLMRS on Saturday at Randy’s Raceway on the challenging Tri-Oval. In the Big Block opener Randy Haydt ran that fast “Chucky” car to 5 segment wins on way to the win. It was Randy’s 3rd career  BB win. Only 23 pieces of track behind Sam Heller scored 2 segment wins to come home with a good Runner Up finish. Trailing Sam by only 7 pieces of track Mark Williams scored 3 segment wins on the outside lanes to finish 3rd. Scott Bender didn’t win a segment but had a steady run of 19’s to finish 4th. Toby Reinhard scored 2 segment wins on way to a 5th place finish. Cory Reinhard had a good run finishing 6th. Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win to finish 7th, Billy Decker finished 8th, Bob Amore finished 9th, and Savannah Cunnius finished off the Top 10.

1st Randy Jay Haydt ( middle ) 2nd Sam Heller ( left ) 3rd Mark Williams ( right )

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