Boyer-Hitzler-Smith Repeat

June 16, 2018

 

Mike Boyer led early in the Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel 270 Micro Sprint feature before he reached the back of the field. As the traffic got heavy Pat Bealer closed in on the leader. Bealer tried the bottom line multiple times as Boyer weaved through lap traffic. When the white flag came out; Boyer had no where to go with lap cars spread the whole way across the speedway as Bealer continued to pressure. Bealer made one last effort through turns three and four, but Boyer won the drag race to the finish for his second win of the season. Bealer was second. Tommy Kunsman came from 20th to finish in third. Devin Harron and Ken Miller rounded out the top five.


Brandon Firestine finished in sixth with Morgan Rochelle, Christi Sweigart, Matt Fernsler, and Alex Reinsmith in chase.

Ben Stolz, Devin Harron, and Mike Boyer won heat races. Todd Bolton won the consolation race.

Richie Hitzler made a cross over three wide move on the opening lap of the 600 Modified feature to take the top spot. Once Hitzler was out front he never looked back on his way to another tally in the win column. Brian Blankenbiller bounced back from a flip earlier this season to finish second. Sam Schicchitano, Rj Smith, and Tyler James were the top five finishers.

Dylan McCrone finished in sixth followed by Ryan Stoner, Brianna James, Ty Hoke, and Tommy Kunsman.

Dylan McCrone and Brian Blankenbiller won heat races for the Modifieds.

Chris Smith and Dale Kreiser gave fans a thrilling show in the Charger main event a few weeks ago. They returned to the front of the field Friday for part two of the battle between the two drivers. Smith lead while Kreiser tailed with his team mate Troy Hostetter in pursuit of the top two. On the final circuit Kreiser dove for the inside at the same time Smith did. Hostetter drove to the outside while Kreiser and Smith recovered. Kreiser tried one final time in turn three before Smith came to the checkered flag for his second win of the year. Smith, Kreiser, Hostetter, Charles Wengard, and Josh Demmy were the top five finishers.

Sixth through tenth positions went to Chucky Kimmel, Chris Cunnane, Justin Riegel, Don Stoudt, and John Snavely.

Chris Cunnane and Chris Smith were heat winners for the Chargers.

Austin Graby jumped ahead of his teammate Mike Glass in the 125 Micro Sprint feature event Friday at the start and held off all challengers for his second straight win in the class. Glass was second followed by Matt Kreider, Ron Wechter, and Emily Dove.

Mike Glass won the 125 Micro Sprint heat race.

Jason Dunkleberger made history as the first winner in the Sharp 600cc Late Model class at Linda's Speedway leading every lap of their main event. Dunkleberger was joined on the podium by Dustin Dunkleberger and Tucker Gordner.

Jason Dunkleberger won the heat race.

Paul Bigger won the 270 Micro Sprint rookie race held at the end of the night that was sponsored by Gibble Racing. Matt Frick and Steve Becker were the top three finishers.

Next Friday night, June 22, is Autograph night at the speedway. The 270 and Wingless 600 Micro Sprints will be in action along with the Slingshots, Modifieds, and Chargers. Gates open at 5 with practice starting at 7.

Admission to the grandstands for adults will be $6 and the pit area will be $25.

For more information on the speedway you can visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and always on LindasSpeedway.com. You can also call the speedway hotline at 717-865-5330.  

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