Randy Haydt “SWEEPS” IROC Season Opener

The IROC season opened with a doubleheader on the Tub-Track 17 racers were in the pit area and in the Opener Randy Haydt  scored 2 segment wins on way to a close win. Just 12 pieces of track behind Brian Sponagle claimed 3 segment wins on way to a good Runner Up finish. Trailing “Spoons ” by just 14 pieces of track Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win to finish 3rd. Good run by Hiriam Durant as he scored 1 segment win to finish 4th. Scott Bender scored his best Tub Track finish scoring 1 segment win to finish 5th. [Read more…]

Jim LeVan Scores First Modified Win

A good night of racing on the the Tri-Oval, as Jim Levan scored his 1st Modified win of the year. It was a “photo finish” at the wire as Jim held off  a strong run by Cory Reinhard by 1 piece of track to get the checkered flag. Jim scored 2 segment wins on lanes 2&3, while Cory scored 3 segment wins on the front 3 lanes, it was his 4th straight Top 2 finish. Less than 1 lap behind Randy Haydt ran his Miami Dolphin car to 3 segment wins but had a bad run on lane 6 and still had a good 3rd place finish. Brian Sponagle continued his good runs on the Tri-Oval, had a slow start on lanes 1&2 but came on strong winning his final 4 segments to come home 4th. [Read more…]

Tom Wenner Scores First Sprint Win

It was race 2 of the season for the Sprint cars Tuesday night and Tom Wenner collected his 1st career winged victory.  Tom scored 6 segment wins in his Billy Pauch sprint car and had to hold off a strong challenge from Runner-Up Randy Haydt who just missed out on his 1st win by 11 pieces of track. Randy scored 2 segment wins. Opening night winner Mark Williams scored a segment win on lane 8 was 3rd. Jim Levan had a steady run scoring 1 segment win to finish 4th. Scott Bender scored 1 segment win on lane 2 was 5th.

6th Mike Fitzy  7th Billy D 8th BrianV  9th Larry S. 10th Toby R.  11th Hiriam D.

 

Tear Offs: Brian V. had a new car and finished 8th Larry S had a good 9th place finish. Sorry to report the bad news that “Spanky” did not survive his mishap with Randy last week in the infield. Next Week Modifieds back on the Tri-Oval.

Mark Williams Scores Close Win on The  Tri-Oval

Mark Williams scored his 3rd Modified win of the season on the Tri-Oval Tuesday night. Mark scored 4 segment wins as he had to hold off a strong challenge from Cory Reinhard who also claimed 4 segment wins and just missed out on his 2nd straight win by 21 pieces of track. Following closely behind, Randy Haydt ran his sharp looking Freddy Adam machine to 3 segment wins on way to a good 3rd place finish. Just 14 pieces of track behind, Jim LeVan had a good night scoring 3 segment wins to cross the line in 4th. [Read more…]

Cory Reinhard Tames The Tri-Oval

Modified racing returned to the always challenging Tri-Oval for the 1st Modified race of the season.  Cory Reinhard scored a very convincing “Sweep” on way to his 1st Modified win of the year. Cory’s win was by only 5 pieces of track ahead of Mark Williams who scored 5 segment wins on way to a strong Runner Up finish. Toby Reinhard capped off  a solid night of racing for team TCS,  scoring 2 segment wins for his best Tri-Oval run finishing 3rd. Just 5 pieces of track off the pace Jim LeVan had a good run collecting 4 segment wins including a win on lane 1 to finish 4th. Randy Haydt had a slow start on the front lanes but scored 2 segment wins on lanes 5 & 6 closing out the Top 5. John Kosmoski  just missed the Top 5, but had a good run to finish 6th, Tony Zappacosta also with a good effort was 7th, Scott Bender was 8th, Brian Sponagle was 9th, and Brian Van Buskirk closed out  the Top 10. 

11th Hiriam D. 12th Mike M, 13th Mike F. 14th Nick W(1win), 15 th Larry S, 16th Rob L, 17th Billy D. 18th James H,  19th Tom W, 20 th Joel L.

 Take Out’s: Good turn out for early in the season as 20 racers were in the field. Nice to have Nick Wummer back with us finishing 14th with a segment win. Good run by Tony Z finishing 7th, Brian V. with a 10th place finish. Larry S 15th and Rob L 16th. Racing stays on the Tri-Oval next week as Cup returns.

MARK WILLIAMS WINS SPRINT CAR OPENER

Sprint car racing returned for their season opener Tuesday night and Mark Williams turned in a solid run winning 6 segments to claim the  Opening night win. Randy Haydt scored 4 segment wins on lanes 1-4 came home with a a strong 2nd place finish. Scott Bender ran his Tony Stewart machine and scored 2 segment wins on lanes 1-2 to finish 3rd. Just 23 pieces of track behind Billy Decker scored his best  Sprint car run winning 1 segment for a good 4th place finish. Toby Reinhard had a strong run winning 2 segments including a win on lane 8 rounded out the top5

6th Hiriam D., 7th Tim “Little T” Bowers, 8th Jim L. 9th, Tom W., 10th Savvy, 11th Tony Z., 12th Brian V., 13th Cory R., 14th Larry S., 15th Rob L.

Front Wings:

Good finish for Hiriam Durant getting 6th. Check out the new Sprint car bodies Toby R. is working on. Lane 1 had 3 winners, Mark W., Randy H., and Scott B. Next Week Modifieds back on the 8 lane. Thanks to Brian S. for doing a great job flagging.

Tuesday Night Preview

 

The 19th season of slot car racing at Randy’s Raceway is set for Tuesday night September 3rd. Racing this year will be on 3 tracks, the Tri-Oval, 8 lane and the Road Course. This year 4 divisions will see action, Modified racing will split it’s 15 race season on the Tri-Oval and 8 lane. Nascar racing will be a 7 race season that will include it’s annual road course race and Twin10’s on the Tri-Oval. The lightning fast Sprint cars will be back running a 6 race season. IROC racing  will also be running a 6 race season with 2 races on each track. The season opens September 3rd with Nascar racing on the 8 lane with a special 25 lap segment show.  Modifieds and Sprints will be next with their openers the following weeks.

Williams wins Sprint car title by 2 points !

Going into the season’s final sprint car race 3 drivers had a shot at the title. Mark Williams turned in a 2nd place finish in the season’s final race and that was just enough to hold off Cory Reinhard by 2 points and Randy Haydt by 3 points. A good year for Mark as he scored a mid season win and 17 segment wins on his way to the title. Cory Reinhard had a strong season as he posted 3 wins in 4 races but a 6th place finish in the season’s final race cost Cory his shot at the title. Still a strong season as he scored 15 segment wins in the 5 race season. Steady year for Randy Haydt as was the only driver to have 5 Top5’s and a win in the season’s final race to go along with 14 segment wins for a 3rd place finish. Last year’s Sprint car champion Jim Levan collected 3 Top5 finishes and 10 segment wins to come home 4th. Good Sprint car season for Tom Wenner who had a 3rd place run in race 2 and 2 more Top5 ‘s scoring 11 segment wins, closed out the fast 5.

6-10- Scott Bender who had 4 Top5 finishes was 6th, Toby Reinhard had a 3rd place finish along with 3 segment wins was 7th. Billy Decker had a 6th place effort in race 3 was 8th. Tony Zappacosta was 9th and Ed Kenderdine closed out the Top10.

SEGMENT WINNERS: Williams-17, C.Reinhard-15, Haydt 14, Wenner-11, Levan-10.

FEATURE WINNERS: C.Reinhard-3, Williams-1, Haydt-1.

HOT WINGS: For the 2nd straight year the Sprint car season lost a race due to weather. The 5 race season drew an average of 16 racers up from last season. The top 7 in points won at least 2 segments. Mike Fitzgerald ran 3 races, had 2 segment wins and a 5th place points finish.

Modified Season Review Mark Williams wins Modified Point Title

This years 15 race Modified season was filled with big fields, close racing and some good wrecks!. Mark Williams had a dominating season on way to the Point Title. Mark saw victory lane 12 times and scored 81 segment wins. He also had a fall off average of 2.93 and all that adds up to a championship season. Cory Reinhard lead TCS racing in the Modified class with a win in the season’s final race to go along with 51 segment wins. Reinhard was only out of the Top5, 2 times. He finished a strong 2nd in the final point totals. Randy Haydt finished a solid 3rd in the final totals with 10 Top5 finishes and 32 segment wins. Scott Bender scored a win in the Season Opener than added 8 more Top5 finishes to wind up 4th this season. Jim LeVan scored 26 segment wins along with 8 Top5’s  for a good 5th place finish. Brian Sponagle scored a mid season win on the always challenging Tri-Oval and added 13 segment wins for a good season finishing 6th. Toby Reinhard had a solid 2nd place finish in November and added 4 more Top 5 finishes and 16 segment wins to finish 7th. This Years “Rookie of the Year” Tom Wenner finished 8th in the standing, Tom had 15 segment wins and 2 Top5 finishes. Veteran Billy Decker was 9th and Savannah Cunnius nearly got that 1st win on Opening night finishing 2nd along with 6 segment wins for a good 10th place finish. Getting the “Most Improved Award” Ed Kenderdine finished 12th with a pair of 3rd place finishes and 10 segment wins. Strong modified season for TCS racing with all 3 drivers finishing in the Top10, including 1 win and a total of 72 segment wins. Another welcome mid season addition was Mike Mackaravitz and youngster James Hamershock. Mike finished 18th while James was 19th and got his 1st segment win in the seasons final race. Also good having Susquehanna Late Model Point champion Brian Shuey joining us for 2 mid season races hope to see him back next year. Mike Fitzgerald made 5 starts this year and 3 of them were in the Top5.

 

FULL FIELDS: This years 15 race season drew an average of 18.7 racers up from last year. With 5 fields over 20 and a record high 25 for the XMAS race. Good battle from 3rd to 6th as 64 points separated those spots. A total of 31 racers made starts. Top 12 in points won at least 2 segments and a total of 17 racers scored a segment win. Want to Thank Savvy for doing a great job with the 50/50 this year( and not putting Randys tixs in!). Also Jodi handling the scoring all year and putting up with Randy sitting beside her. When are we getting the Cup holders?

Randy Haydt Wins Small Block Title

After dropping to 4th last year in the Small Block point chase, Randy Haydt rebounded with a very steady season to claim the point title. Randy scored his only win in race 2 added 3 more Top 5 finishes along with 12 segment wins to win the championship. Sheldon Hiester scored a win in the season final race to finish 2nd in the standing. For his 1st season in Small Blocks Fred McCullouch registered 4 Top 5’s including Runner Up finishes in the final 2 races to finish a strong 3rd in the standing. Mark Williams scored a win in race 3 on the Tri-Oval and added 10 segment wins to finish 4th. Shane Hiester scored 3 top5 finishes to close out the Top 5.Tim ” LittleT ” Bowers scored 2 Top 5 finishes and a 4th at Woodland Raceway to finish 6th. Cory Reinhard won the Series opener, added 8 segment wins on way to a 7th place finish. Ed Kenderdine got his 1st Berks Series win and 7 segment wins was 8th. Toby Reinhard had a 5th place run in the Series Opener, along with 7 segment wins was 9th. Tom Wenner scored a pair of 6th place finishes added 2 segment wins was 10th.

11th Scott Bender / 12th Savanah Cunnius ( 1 win ) / 13th Billy Decker ( 2 wins ) / 14th John Kosmoski ( 4 wins ) / 15th Wally Jabbs.

 Segment winners: R. Haydt 12, M. Williams, 10 C. Reinhard, F. McCullouch. E.Kenderdine, T. Reinhard all with 7.

FEATURE WINNERS: C. Reinhard, R. Haydt, M. Williams, E. Kenderdine, S. Hiester all with1.