Randy’s Raceway Mid Season Review

Here is a quick recap of the season so far as we head into 2013.  Big events still to come include a PA Tyco Series race and the huge Sprint Car 40 lapper Championship.  In the Sportsman division we have had good field of driver’s each week. There were 24 drivers competing with 10 of them being rookies at Randy’s.
Veteran Sheldon Hiester is leading the points with 2 feature wins and 26 segments.  Close behind is another veteran of slot car racing Fred Mccullough who also has 2 features and 25 segment wins.  We have 4 different feature winners in the first 6 races.  11 different drivers have segment wins and 9 drivers have made all six shows.  Veteran Mike Bear Feltenberger has won 9 segments in his firts full season at Randy’s Raceway.  Corey Bailey is ahead in the battle for Sportsman Rookie of the year.  Another driver who has shown improvement is Larry Sanders who has made all but one show in this class.
Shane Hiester leads the points in the mighty Modified division and finally picked up his first and second career feature wins.  Shane has 12 segment wins and a slight point lead over his brother Sheldon, who also has 2 features and a season tops 21 segment wins.  Jim Levan is third in points with one feature and 9 segments.  Billy Decker an original racer here at Randy’s made everyone take notice when he won the feature in race 4.  Decker also has 7 segment wins this year in what is turning out to be one of his best seasons.  He currently sits in 6th place in points.  21 drivers have raced in Modified with 11 of those making all 6 shows.  We also have 14 drivers with segment wins. Races have been run on all three tracks.  Bryan Kisthart is leading the Rookie chase in Mod.
Shane Hiester also leads the NASCAR series points and has 2 feature wins along with 19 segments.  Jim Levan is second with 2 feature wins including the season opener.  Randy J Haydt is riding in 4th in points and although he has not visited victory lane yet he has been close with 2 seconds.  Mark Williams is 5th with 1 feature and 13 segment wins.  Kenny Gilmore made one start and came home the winner that night.  20 drivers have competed this season with 13 segment winners and 4 different feature winners.  Bryan Kisthart is also leading the Rookie racers in the NASCAR division.