Story By: LINCOLN SPEEDWAY – ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – After battling Devon Borden for the first 12 laps of Saturday night’s Kramer Klash, Chase Dietz took the lead on lap 13 and drove the #2D to the $7,300 victory. It was Dietz’s second win of the season and it ended a five race win streak for Freddie Rahmer.
Devon Borden took the lead as the field raced into turn 1 at the start of the 35-lap feature, but by the time he was coming out of turn 2, Chase Dietz was wheel to wheel with the leader. Borden held onto the lead coming out of turn 4 to lead lap 1. Borden led Dietz, Justin Peck, Dylan Norris with Brent Marks and Freddie Rahmer battling side by side for fifth. Rahmer got by both Marks and Norris before coming out of turn 2 to take fourth leaving Marks to work on Norris for fifth. Marks took the spot from Norris just as lapped traffic was coming into play for the leaders.
Deitz and Peck were both closing in on Borden as they started to work through lapped traffic. The red flag came out on lap 10 after contact between Brandon Rahmer and Cory Haas in turn 3. Domenic Melair also suffered damage during the incident ending his night.
Borden led Dietz, Peck, Freddie and Marks for the restart. Dietz looked under Borden for the lead but could not make the pass. Rahmer got under Peck as they raced down the back stretch to take third. Dietz was all over Borden for the lead and slide him in turns 3 and 4 but Borden held the top spot at the line on lap 12.
Dietz threw another slider and this time it stuck. Dietz took over the lead on lap 13. Borden bounced off the wall in turn 2 allowing Rahmer to reel him in. Lap 15 saw Freddie getting by Devon for second and Danny Dietrich making his way into the top five.
After losing fifth to Dietrich, Peck was not letting him pull away. Borden tried a slider on Borden for third but could not make the pass stick. Marks eventually got by him for the spot on lap 20.
Dietz found himself in lapped traffic with 15 laps to go. Chase raced three-wide through lapped traffic down the back stretch as Dietrich made his way into fourth.
Rahmer was starting to close in on Dietz as he struggled getting around a lapped car when the yellow flag came out on lap 30. Ryan Newton and Billy Dietrich got together on the bottom of turn 2 bringing out the caution.
The top five for the restart were Dietz, Freddie, Marks, Danny and Borden. The restart with five laps to go provided a clear track for the leaders and Dietz took full advantage of the opportunity. Dietz got a good restart and Rahmer held off a challenge from Marks for second. Peck was all over Borden for fifth.
Dietz would get to the checkered flag 2.068 seconds ahead of Rahmer for the win. Marks crossed the line third and Danny was fourth. Peck got back by Borden with two laps to go to finish fifth.
Kyle Spence Victorious in 358 Feature
Pole-sitter, Kyle Keen, had the advantage at the line and as the field raced into turn 1 for the start of the 20-lap feature. Matt Findley, Kyle Spence and Scott Fisher raced three-wide down the front stretch in a battle for second. Spence took the runner-up spot. Findley and Fisher were joined by Steve Owings to make it a three-car race for third. Owings took the spot.
Spence was all over Keen for the lead when the yellow came out on lap two for Cole Knopp who came to a stop in turn 2.
Keen led Spence, Owings, Findley and Fisher to the cone for the single-file restart. Spence went to the outside of Keen in turn 2 and had the lead at the line by inches on lap 3. Keen was then left to fend off a challenge from Owings for second. Owings moved into the runner-up spot on lap 4. Kody Hartlaub was on the move and drove under Keen and took third on lap 7.
Frankie Herr drove by Findley for a spot in the top five at the halfway mark. Herr then went to work on Keen for fourth and made the pass on lap 11.
Hartlaub was reeling in Owings for second as lapped traffic came into play. The yellow flag came out again on lap 15 when Nat Tuckey stopped in turn 4.
The top five for the restart were Spence, Owings, Hartlaub, Herr and Keen. Spence had a solid restart. Hartlaub stuck his nose under Owings for second but could not make the pass.
Spence scored his second victory of the season by 1.871 seconds over Owings. Hartlaub was third and Herr crossed the line fourth. Keen completed the top five.
Next weekend, Lincoln Speedway is back in action with Dirt Classic X. Saturday, September 2, it is the Dean’s Auto Plaza “Kick-off to the Classic” paying $10,000 to win and featuring the 410 Sprint Cars and 358 Sprint Cars. Racing starts at 7PM with pit gates opening at 4:30PM and grandstand gates opening at 5PM. Sunday, September 3 it is the Dirt Classic X presented by Schmuck Lumber paying $20,000 to win for the 410 Sprint Cars. The Extreme Stocks will also be in action with pit gates opening at 2PM and grandstand gates opening at 3PM.
Saturday, August 26, 2023
Gene Latta Ford 410 Sprints:
410 Sprint Feature (35 Laps) – 1. 2D-Chase Dietz ($7,300); 2. 8R-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 19M-Brent Marks; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 13-Justin Peck; 6. 23B-Devon Borden; 7. 5R-Tyler Ross; 8. 27-Troy Wagaman; 9. 5E-Aaron Bollinger; 10. 44-Dylan Norris; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody; 12. 39M-Lance Dewease; 13. 5W-Lucas Wolfe; 14. 1X-Chad Trout; 15. 33-Riley Emig; 16. 66-Ryan Newton; 17. 11P- Tim Wagaman; 18. 67L-JJ Loss; 19. 8-Billy Dietrich (DNF); 20. 5F-Glenndon Forsythe (DNF); 21. 69-Tim Glatfelter (DNF); 22. 88-Brandon Rahmer (DNF); 23. 38-Cory Haas (DNF); 24. 55M-Domenic Melair (DNF)
Lap Leaders – Devon Borden (1-12) & Chase Dietz (13-35)
410 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps) – 1. 27-Troy Wagaman; 2. 5R-Tyler Ross; 3. 8-Billy Dietrich; 4. 38-Cory Haas; 5. 69-Tim Glatfelter; 6. 39M-Anthony Macri (DNF); 7. 16-Matt Campbell (DNF); 8. 23A-Chris Arnold (DNF); 9. 39T-Cameron Smith (DNS)
410 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps) – 1. 44-Dylan Norris; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich; 3. 1X-Chad Trout; 4. 5E-Aaron Bollinger; 5. 2D-Chase Deitz; 6. 67L-JJ Loss; 7. 7H-Trey Hivner; 8. 3-Denny Peebles
410 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps) – 1. 23B-Devon Borden; 2. 99M-Kyle Moody; 3. 13-Justin Peck; 4. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 5. 5W-Lucas Wolfe; 6. 27S-Alan Krimes; 7. 11P-Tim Wagaman; 8. 24T-TJ Greve
410 Sprint Heat Four Finish (10 laps) – 1. 19M-Brent Marks; 2. 8R-Freddie Rahmer; 3. 55M-Domenic Melair; 4. 33-Riley Emig; 5. 5F-Glenndon Forsythe; 6. 90-Jordan Givler; 7. 66-Ryan Newton; 8. 2-Dylan Orwig (DNF)
410 Sprint Consy Finish (10 laps) – 1. 39M-Lance Dewease; 2. 66-Ryan Newton; 3. 67L-JJ Loss; 4. 11P-Tim Wagaman; 5. 27S-Alan Krimes; 6. 90-Jordan Givler; 7. 24T-TJ Greve; 8. 3-Denny Peebles; 9. 7H-Trey Hivner (DNF); 10. 23A-Chris Arnold (DNS); 11. 2-Dylan Orwig (DNS)
410 Sprint Time Trial Results 1. 39M-Lance Dewease 13.621; 2. 2D-Chase Dietz 13.629; 3. 13-Justin Peck 13.653; 4. 8R-Freddie Rahmer 13.657; 5. 27-Troy Wagaman 13.743; 6. 44-Dylan Norris 13.814; 7. 23B-Devon Borden 13.833; 8. 66-Ryan Newton 13.836; 9. 5R-Tyler Ross 13.855; 10. 5E-Aaron Bollinger 13.873; 11. 99M-Kyle Moody 13.896; 12. 33-Riley Emig 13.978; 13. 8-Billy Dietrich 14.009; 14. 1X-Chad Trout 14.037; 15. 5W-Lucas Wolfe 14.042; 16. 19M-Brent Marks 14.065; 17. 38-Cory Haas 14.108; 18. 48-Danny Dietrich 14.173; 19. 27S-Alan Krimes 14.214; 20. 5F-Glenndon Forsythe 14.221; 21. 16-Matt Campbell 14.283; 22. 7H-Trey Hivner 14.291; 23. 88-Brandon Rahmer 14.367; 24. 90-Jordan Givler 14.523; 25. 69-Tim Glatfelter 14.570; 26. 67L-JJ Loss 14.591; 27. 11P-Tim Wagaman 14.630; 28. 55M-Domenic Melair 14.684; 29. 23A-Chris Arnold 14.728; 30. 3-Denny Peebles 14.746; 31. 24T-TJ Greve 14.826; 32. 2-Dylan Orwig 15.619; 33. 39T-Cameron Smith NT
H&N Landscaping 358 Sprint Cars
358 Sprint Feature (20 laps) – 1. 00K-Kyle Spence ($2,000); 2. 35-Steve Owings; 3. 95-Kody Hartlaub; 4. 70D-Frankie Herr; 5. 17K-Kyle Keen; 6. 38-Brett Strickler; 7. 28-Matt Findley; 8. 21T-Scott Fisher; 9. 23B-Preston Lattomus; 10. 00F-Chris Frank; 11. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 12. 41-Logan Rumsey; 13. 7W-Jayden Wolf; 14. 84M-Chad Criswell; 15. 77-David Holbrook; 16. 23G-Gregg Foster; 17. 23F-Justin Foster; 18. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 19. 38S-Jordan Strickler; 20. 2-Jude Siegel; 21. 6K-Cole Knopp; 22. 1A-Chase Gutshall (DNF); 23. 22B-Nat Tuckey (DNF); 24. 9-Brady Dillon (DNF)
Lap Leaders – Kyle Keen (1-2) & Kyle Spence (3-20)
358 Sprint Heat One Finish (10 laps) – 1. 35-Steve Owings; 2. 28-Matt Findley; 3. 70D-Frankie Herr; 4. 23B-Preston Lattomus; 5. 41-Logan Rumsey; 6. 00F-Chris Frank; 7. 22B-Nat Tuckey; 8. 38S-Jordan Strickler; 9. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 10. 10Y-Nick Yinger
358 Sprint Heat Two Finish (10 laps) – 1. 95-Kody Hartlaub; 2. 21T-Scott Fisher; 3. 17K-Kyle Keen; 4. 23F-Justin Foster; 5. 84M-Chad Criswell; 6. 9D-Brady Dillon; 7. 1A-Chase Gutshall; 8. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 9. 15S-Cole Small; 10. 66H-Doug Hammaker (DNF)
358 Sprint Heat Three Finish (10 laps) – 1. 23G-Gregg Foster; 2. 38-Brett Strickler; 3. 00K-Kyle Spence; 4. 19D-Wyatt Hinkle; 5. 7W-Jayden Wolf; 6. 77-David Holbrook; 7. 2-Jude Siegel; 8. 99-Joe Trone Jr.; 9. 6K-Cole Knopp; 10. 25-Travis Leh (DNF)
358 Sprint Consy Finish (10 laps) – 1. 1A-Chase Gutshall; 2. 22B-Nat Tuckey; 3. 66A-Cody Fletcher; 4. 38S-Jordan Strickler; 5. 2-Jude Siegel; 6. 6K-Cole Knopp; 7. 89-Ashley Cappetta; 8. 10Y-Nick Yinger; 9. 15S-Cole Small; 10. 99-Joe Trone Jr. (DNF); 11. 66-Doug Hammaker (DNS); 12. 25-Travis Leh (DNS)