Sheldon Hiester Scores Berks Series Win

 

It was the final race of the season for the BLMRS on Saturday at Randy‚Äôs Raceway.  Before a season high of 21 racers, Sheldon Hiester scored 4 segment wins on way to a 1 lap win. Mark Williams had a strong start winning his 1st 4 segments turning in a strong 2nd place finish. Making his 1st start in the Berks Series Mike Fitzgerald scored 3 segment wins holding on to a close 3rd place finish. Just 4 pieces of track behind Scott Bender scored 1 segment win, his 2nd Top5 finish this year was 4th. Cory Reinhard scored 1 segment win holding on for a close 5th place finish.

Berks / Lebanon Racers at Their Best

Just 7 pieces of track behind, Toby Reinhard scored 2 segment wins to finish 6th. Trailing Toby by just 8 pieces of track, Wally Jabbs turned in 1 segment win to finish 7th. Randy Haydt scored 2 segment wins but a rare crash out for him on lane 8 made him settle for an 8th place finish. Fred Mccullouch also had a rare crash out on lane 5, but scored 2 segment wins to finish 9th, Tom Wenner was steady all day with 14’s finishing 10th.

Big Block Top Three 1st Sheldon Hiester / 2nd Mark Williams / 3rd Fred Mccullough

11th Brian Sponagle, 12th Billy Decker, 13th John Kosmoski, 14th Savvy Cunnius, 15th Shane Hiester (1 win), 16th Ed Kenderdine, 17th Randall Hielman, 18th Rob London, 19th Bruce Komoldi, 20th Derek Jabbs,  21st Austin Yerk

 

Sheldon Hiester Scores Small Block Win

Capping off a sweep of the days racing Sheldon Hiester scored 4 segment wins on way to his 1st Small Block win. Also having a solid day Fred Mccullouch scored 1 segment win on way to his 2nd straight Runner Up finish. Making his 1st start in the Series Brian Sponagle scored 2 segment wins on the middle lanes for a 3rd place run. Just 12 pieces of track behind Randy Haydt scored 2 segment wins on way to a 4th place finish. Shane Hiester scored 1 segment win to finish 5th. Tom Wenner again had a steady run to come home with a 6th place effort. Trailing Tom by just 18 pieces of track Mike Fitzgerald finished off a good day with a 7th place finish. Mark Williams had a rare crash out on lane 8 but scored 3 segment wins to finish8th. Good day for Wally Jabbs who scored a 9th place finish. Billy Decker scored 2 segment wins on lanes 1&2 for a nice 10th place finish.

Small Block Top Three 1st Sheldon Hiester / 2nd Fred Mccullough / 3rd Brian Sponagle

11th Cory Reinhard (3wins), 12thToby Reinhard(1win), 13thEd Kenderdine(2wins), 14thScott Bender, 15th Savvy  Cunnius

Looks Like Intense Racing by Savvy and Austin

16thJohn Kosmoski, 17th Derrick Jabbs, 18th Randall Hielman, 19th Rob London, 20th Austin Yerk,  21st Bruce Komoldi.

 

FAST FACTS: Good having Brian S, “Fitzy” and Rob L all in field for their 1st time. Close racing in B-Block as 5th- 9th were separated by just 1 lap. Good day for Wally J with 2 top 10’s. Tight racing in S-Block  as 6th -9th was separated by just 26 pieces of track.  We had 5 different feature winners in S-Block this year. Congrats to Mark on winning the his 2nd straight Big Block title and Randy Haydt on winning the Small Block title.

Series Top Three 1st Mark Williams ( middle ) 2nd Sheldon Hiester ( right ) 3rd Randy Haydt ( left )

Small Block Top Three 1st Randy Haydt ( middle ) 2nd Sheldon Hiester ( right ) Fred Mccullough ( Left )

Randy, Jody and John at the Controls

THANKS: To Randy for the pizza and drinks that everyone enjoyed and to Jodi for doing a great job with the scoring during the day. The B/L Series Review will be up in a few weeks.

All photos by: Scott Bender

 

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