Haydt and Sponagle Split Twin Bill

Randy Haydt won the Sprint Car Final Feature of the season and also decided the season’s Point Battle in the process.  Haydt scored 4 segment wins in his very fast Sprinter.  The win was his overall 4th feature this season at his Namesake tracks but his first in a Sprint Car.  It was a milestone win as well as it was his 70th overall Career Win placing him third all-time.  Haydt scored a 13 section of track win over Mark Williams who moved into the point lead on the final night of racing, dropping Cory Reinhard to second.  The top three in points included Haydt were only 3 point apart after the season’s final checkered.  [Read more…]

Wenner Scores Career First / LeVan Takes IROC Nightcap

The wait was well worth it for Blandon Racer Tom Wenner as he scored a victory in the NASCAR Feature on the Tough Tub.  Wenner is considered a rookie this season and he raced to his first ever win at Randy’s Raceways on the Road Course’s second show this year.  The events have quickly become a racers favorite and drew a nice crowd of 13 racers even though a make-up night had to be used this week.  Wenner won 3 segments to post a 12 piece of track win over one of the area’s best Road Racers our own Randy Haydt.  Haydt won 2 segments on the night.  Finishing third was Nick Wummer in one of his best ever runs here at the Kutztown Racetracks.  [Read more…]

Haydt and Sponagle share Wins in Twin Bill

The Double show was back on the snow date of Thursday at Randy’s Raceway on the Tricky Tri-Oval.  Veteran racer and Track Founder Randy Haydt found Victory lane for the first time this season in the NASCAR division.  Haydt dodged some early wrecks and went on to score 3 segment wins for a narrow victory over Brian Sponagle.  Spoons also won 3 segments in another good run for the racing Teacher on the Tri-Oval.  Jim LeVan won 4 segments to come home a strong third followed by another racing veteran Billy Decker.  It was Decker’s best finish in the Cup class this year as well.  Cory Reinhard brought the first of three TCS racers home in fifth winner of 3 segments.  [Read more…]

Cory Reinhard Stays perfect In Sprint

Cory Reinhard who is racing hard as he tries to win his first Championship at Randy’s Raceway in the Sprint Car Division this season.  Reinhard stayed a perfect 3 for 3 in this years 6 race series after missing the previous show.  So he still leads the chase for the crown after 2/3 of the season races are in the books.  Two races remain before a Sprint Champion will be crowned.  Reinhard won 4 segments in a dominating win by almost a full lap over runner-up Randy Haydt who holds onto 3rd in the points.  Haydt won 4 segments in an extremely fast show.  Third went to Mark Williams who won the last race, he also had 4 segment wins.  Fourth spot was earned by Toby Reinhard with a single segment win placing the second TCS car in the top five.  Fifth went to Mike Fitzgerald who continues to impress on the 8 lane Speedway.  Fitzy won 2 segments.

Sprint Sides-  Seemed like a wingless night was in the works as multiple wings came apart during the night.  Lucky for us Randy stayed downstairs and got to relive last years track repair job by me.  Thanks Jody for bringing that up again.  Once again James shows continued improvement with many consistent runs.  Tony Zappacosta had a strong car and nearly pulled out a couple of segment wins on his way to a fine sixth place showing in the feature.  18 racers were on hand as Sprints continues to be a popular event.

Williams Doubles Up in NASCAR Event


Mark Williams won both halves of the Twin 10 event this week on a Thursday night show.  The NASCAR Point leader won 11 segments on the evening sweeping the first event and ended up the overall winner.  In the first show with a good field of 17 racers in attendance Cory Reinhard scored 3 segment wins to come home runner-up.  Third spot went to Randy Haydt also winner of 3 segments.  Jim LeVan won 2 segments to finish fourth followed by Savvy Cunnius who won 1 segment in her fast pink car to finish out the top five.  A redraw for the second show saw Williams win 5 segments and take the win over Jim LeVan who once again won 2 segments followed by Cory Reinhard and Randy Haydt who won 2 segments each.  Tom Wenner grabbed fifth in the night cap winning one segment.

NASCAR News-  Young James Hamershock had some nice runs on the Tri-oval improving on each race segment.  It’s great having James and his Dad Mike racing with us as well as Kris aka MollyKat.  Team TCS racing had a great night with 5 top ten finishes lead the way by Cory who had a second and third with 5 segment wins in total.  Jim LeVan holds onto a strong position in the season points standing in second spot with another Road race still looming.  Hiram Durant had some strong runs in the Haydt backup machine finishing 8th and 9th on the evening.  It was great to see Larry Sanders family enjoying the event over the Holiday season.

The BLMRS has quickly reached it’s midseason here is a quick Recap of the 1st half

BIG BLOCK: In the Series opener Tim “Little T” Bowers scored the win, it was his 3rd career Big Block win. Tim’s win was a little more than 1 lap over runner-up Mark Williams, Sheldon Hiester was 3rd, Shane Hiester was 4th, followed by John Kosmoski in 5th. Race 2 at Tom Wenner’s Speedway saw Mark Williams grab the checkered flag, it was his 5th career B. Block win. New comer this year to the Series Fred McCullough was a strong 2nd place, followed by Randy Haydt in 3rd, Tim”Little T “Bowers crossed the line 4th, and Sheldon Hiester was 5th. On to the Tri-Oval for race 3 and Mark Williams made it 2 in a row, Randy Haydt was a close 2nd, good run for Fred McCullough finishing 3rd, Shane Hiester was 4th, Scott Bender 5th.

POINTS: With his back to back wins Mark Williams holds a 9 point lead over “Little T”, Randy Haydt,and Fred McCullough who are all tied for 2nd.

SMALL BLOCK: In the Small Block Series Opener Cory Reinhard nearly turned in a sweep on way to the win it was his 2nd career Small Block win. Randy Haydt was 2nd, John Kosmoski was 3rd, Sheldon Hiester was 4th and Toby Reinhard was 5th. Race 2 at Tom Wenner’s Randy Haydt scored his 3rd career Small Block win. Sheldon Hiester was 2nd, Mark Williams was 3rd, Shane Hiester was 4th, and Fred McCullough was 5th. On the Tri-Oval for race 3 Mark Williams and Sam  Heller tied for the win, Series rules gives Mark credit for the win because of less fall offs as the tie-breaker. Fred McCullough was 3rd, Shane Hiester was 4th,Tim”Little T” Bowers was 5th.

POINTS: A good battle is going on for the top spot as Randy Haydt is holding on to a 3 point lead over Mark Williams. The 2nd half of the season gets back into action on Saturday January 19th at Woodland Raceway in Oley,Pa.  Warm ups at 11:30 with racing starting at 1.

Two Drivers Having a Great Season

With our racing season at about the mid-way point two drivers that are having good seasons are in this weeks spotlight.  Scott Bender has himself a good season going with a feature win on opening day in the Modifieds and is currently 4th in points with 4 segment wins.  A part time runner this year in Nascar has him 17th in points as he looks for that first career Nascar Feature win.  He is also 6th in the Sprint Car chase with 3 top five finishes and 1 segment win so far.  He is a former Sprint Point Champion.  [Read more…]

Williams / Seigfried 1 / 2 in Sprint Feature

Mark Williams won his first Sprint feature this season on the monster oval winning 5 segments.  Making his return after an extended absence was Laudan Seigfried who won 4 segments and was fast all night garnering a second place finish.  Third spot went to Randy Haydt in his new #21 sprinter, he won 3 segments followed by Jim LeVan who won a segment on lane 4 and rounding out the top five was Scott Bender a former Champion.   FINISH- Williams, Seigfried, Haydt, LeVan, Bender, Decker, Wenner, VanBuskirk, Fitzgerald, Kosmoski, A.Zappacosta, Kenderdine, Sanders, Kris K, T.Zappacosta.

 

Sprint storyline-  16 racers checked in for the third race of the season.  Two time winner Cory Reinhard was not in the field this week.  Adam Zappacosta had a fast car and was challenging for the lead in a couple of races.  Tom Wenner had a rocket in the lower lanes but had some struggles in 6 through 8.   Good to see Kris K back racing with us again.

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.