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…]

Mark Williams Scores 10th Modified Win

Racing was back on the 8 lane Tuesday night and Mark Williams scored 6 segment wins on way to win #10 of the Modified season. Cory Reinhard claimed 5 segment wins on lanes 1-5 posting a strong 2nd place finish. It was his 5th Runner-Up finish of the season. For the 3rd straight Modified race we had a tie in the Top5. This time between MR. Ed Kenderdine and Toby Reinhard, each with 2 segment wins but because of less fall offs Ed gets credit for 3rd and Toby with a good finish 4th place finish. Turning in his best finish since early in the season Tom Wenner scored 1 segment win on way to a steady 5th place finish.

6th Randy Haydt ( 1 win ), 7th Scott Bender, 8th Savvy Cunnius, 9th Billy Decker, 10th Jim Levan.

FAST TIMES: Nice field of 17 racers in pit area. Good night for TCS racing with finishes of 2nd,3rd and 8th.

Good night for Ed Kenderdine with a 3rd and Tom Wenner 5th. Also Savvy scored an 8th,  Larry Sanders had a 13th place run. NEXT WEEK- Cup racing on the Road Course.

Mark Williams Scores Close Modified Win

 

Point Leader Mark Williams scored his 9th Modiied win of the season on the Tri-Oval. Turning in a sweep Mark held off a strong run from Cory Reinhard who scored 4 segment wins on the middle lanes and was just 5 pieces of track behind at the finish. Randy Haydt had a good run in his Miami Dolphin machine as he scored 4 segment wins to finish 3rd. There was a tie for 4th between Scott Bender and Jim Levan. Each scored 1 segment win, but Scott with less fall offs getting 4th and Jim with a good run finishing fifth.

6th Toby Reinhard, 7th Brian Sponagle (1win), 8th Ed Kenderdine (1win), 9th Tom Wenner, 10th Bily Decker(1win).

 

Short Cuts: Good field again with 19 racers on hand. We had 8 different segment winners. Good run for Tony Z just missing out of a Top 10, finishing 11th. Next Week back to the 8 lane for Sprint car racing. Mark, Spanky looked a bit confused?

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…]

Williams, Bender tie for Modified Win

 

Modified racing was back on the Tri-Oval Tuesday night and Point Leader Mark Williams and Scott Bender tied for the win. Mark gets credit for the victory because of his 5 segment wins. It was Mark’s 8th win of the season. Scott scored 3 segment wins including wins on lanes 1&2. Good run on the Tri-Oval for Toby Reinhard as he scored 4 segment wins on the middle lanes to come home with a close 3rd place finish. [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.

Mark Williams Scores 7TH Mod Win


Modified point leader Mark Williams scored 7 segment wins on way to his 7th Modified victory of the season. Continuing a strong season, Cory Reinhard scored 4 segment wins on the middle lanes to finish 2nd. Randy Haydt collected 2 segment wins on his way to a strong 3rd place finish. That was Randy’s 7th top 5 run of the year. Less than 1 lap behind, Jim Levan scored 1 segment win for a good 4th place finish. Just 10 pieces of track behind, Brian Sponagle scored his 2nd top 5 finish of the year to close out the first 5.

6th-Ed Kenderdine, 7thSavvy (2wins), 8thToby Reinhard (1win),  9thScott Bender, 10th Billy Decker (1win).

HOT LAPS: Season best finish for Ed K. just missing out on a top 5 finishing 6th. Also Billy D getting his 1st segment win on lane 1 finishing 10th. We had 3 segment winners on lane 1, Savvy, Mark W, and Billy D. Youngster James Hamershock had a good night with no crash outs while finishing 15th. Next Week Sprint cars are back in action.

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.

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…]

Mark Williams Wins Holiday Modified Event

It was the annual Holiday / Scott Bender Photo Night event at Randy’s Raceway.  A record  turnout of 25 racers were on hand.  Mark Williams scored 6 segment wins on way to his 6th Modified win of the season. Just 1 lap behind Jim Levan turned in a strong 2nd place finish scoring 4 segment wins on way to his best Modified run of the year. Cory Reinhard started off the night scoring 6 straight segment wins to come home with a solid 3rd place finish. Trailing Cory by 30 pieces of track, Scott Bender scored 2 segment wins finishing 4th. Making his 2nd Modified start of the year Mike Fitzgerald had  a consistent run of 19’s for a good 5th place effort. Just 9 pieces of track behind, Randy Haydt scored 4 segment wins including a win on lane 8 to finish 6th. Toby Reinhard was 7th, Tom Wenner scored 2 segment wins on the middle lanes and was 8th, Mike Feltenberger was 9th,closing out the Top 10 Ed Kenderdine scored a segment win to finish 10th.

 

11th-Billy Decker 12thJohn Kosmoski 13thBrian Sponagle 14thTony Zappacosta 15th Hiram Durant

SPANKY SAYS: Good having Susquehanna Late Model Champion Brian Shuey making his 1st start hope to see him back again. A record field of 25 racers were in the pit area. Want to Thank everyone who helped keep the night moving getting everyone out at a decent time. No problems on pit road as Jim Levan kept the big field under control.