Friday September 17 was a race run to show support for Eunice Heist and her fight against breast cancer. The Heist family has been a staple at Linda’s Speedway for many years. On Friday Eunice greeted fans, paced the field for a feature event and received to the support that was intended by fans, race teams and staff all together.
On the night that Dale Kresier would clinch the Charger Championship, he would also find himself standing in victory lane following his third win in the Charger Championship race with the biggest payoff ever presented by Appalachian Auto LLC and Steven Dove Fence Co. It’s the first time Kreiser had won the race in correlation with the championship. Kreiser led his teammates Troy Hostetter and Ed Hollenbach across the line for the win. Darrel Wagner was fourth followed by Sam Yeagley.
Ed Hollenabch set quick time on the night. Hollenabch and Kreiser won heat races with Shane Flaherty winning the consolation race.
Sam Sccichitano has been on a tear through the 2021 season in the NSS Property Services Modifieds. Sccichitano didn’t miss a beat Friday night in his quest to lock up the 2021 track title with a race to go in the point paying season. Sccichitano was first to see the checkered flag for the fifth time this season on Friday being trailed by Ray Gradwell, Seth Schnoke, Justin Schraden and Josh Bewley.
Austin Daniels and Eric Whitby took Modified heat race wins.
Logan Rumsey waged a battle with Alex Ruppert at the front of the Wingless 600 Micro Sprint feature event Friday presented by Hoosier Tire Ma/ Hyper Racing. Ruppert got tangled with a lap car giving Rumsey full control of the field. Brandon Heist challenged but settled for second. Tommy Kunsman was third with Hunter McFadden and Fred Heinly the top five.
Heat race wins went to Brandon Heist, Tommy Kunsman and Jeff Sechrist.
The 270 Micro Sprint season stared with Pete Skias in victory lane. In the final point paying event of the season, the early championship favorite was back in victory lane after passing race leader Jacob Hendershot following a mid-race restart. Hendershot settled for second on this night. Mike Boyer rounded out the podium on his way to his second Linda’s Speedway championship in a row. Nick Skias and Alex Swift rounded out the top five finishers.
Friday Sept 24 will be the final 5 for $5 of the season. The Wingless and Winged 600 Micro Sprints will run on the same night along with the Modifieds. All three classes will crown their 2021 speedway champions. The 270 Micro Sprints and Front Wheel Drive cars will also be on the card.
Gates open at 5, hot laps start at 7, and racing will follow.
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