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.

Line up for the Big Block





Line up for the Small Block








Small Block racing finished off the day and Cory Reinhard ran his Pillsbury #1 machine to his 1st career Series win. Cory scored 3 segment wins on way to a close win. Cory’s win was by only 5 pieces of track ahead of Bill Rowley who scored 2 segment wins to finish 2nd, it was his 3rd Top 5 Small Block finish of the year. Big Block winner Mark Williams scored 3 segment wins for a good 3rd place finish. Scoring his best finish in the Series Ed Kenderdine finished off a good day scoring 2 segment wins finishing 4th. Randy Haydt ran his “Chucky” machine to a 5th place finish scoring 2 segment wins. Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win to finish 6th. Gary Hetrick scored 1 segment win to finish 7th. Nick Wummer had a steady run finishing 8th. Scott Bender finished 9th and Toby Reinhard was 10th.


Good racing in the Big Blocks as 3rd to 5th were separated by only 14 pieces of track. Good to see John K and Gary H getting their best Series runs with John finishing 2nd Gary 3rd. Also Ed K with a 7th in Big Block and 4th in Small Block. Cory’s Small Block win makes it 5 different winners in 5 races. Also Nick Wummer with his best Small Block run coming home 8th.THANKS to Kim and Tom Wenner  for all the fine food ( and Brownies ) and drinks every one enjoyed. Also the for the photos that were given away. The 6th and final race of the Series will be back at Tom’s on the TKO 4 lane oval on Saturday February 10.

All Photos by Scott Bender

Big Block Finish 1st Mark W 2nd John K 3rd Gary H

Small Block Finish 1st Cory R 2nd Bill R 3rd Mark W

Race 6 on the TKO 4 – Lane Oval

A Great Group of Racers Having Fun

Austin ( future racer ) Toby R Savanna C