A wild Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel 270 Micro Sprint feature saw multiple lead changes through its 25 lap running. Race leader Scott Gingrich broke giving second place Josh Stoyer the top spot. Stoyer had just engaged in a tight battle with Mike Boyer for the spot. Stoyer led until turn three on the final lap when his car got out of shape. That allowed Boyer to go by and snag the checkered flag before a caution flag was thrown. Stoyer was second followed by Billy Logeman, Devin Harron, and Anthony Yerger.
Mike Skias, Morgan Rochelle, Jason Swavely, Zach Curtis, and Tucker Dietz were the top ten finishers.
270 Micro Sprint heat race winners were Brayden Winters, Anthony Yerger, and Scott Gingrich.
For the second race of the night a late race pass kept fans on the edge of their seat. This time it was the Hoosier Tire 600 Micro Sprints. Nash Ely took the race led when Sam LaMothe got into the front stretch wall working through lap traffic. Ely was in command going into the restart on lap 24. Hayden Miller made an outside pass of Ely on the final trip to be the first to the checkered flag for his first win of the season. Miller, a former 600 Micro Sprint champion, is the current point leader. Ely was second followed by Jarid Kunkle, Mike Thompson, and Dan Souder.
Aaron Bollinger was sixth trailed by BJ Antonio, Ryan Greth, Eric Paxson, and Steve Whary.
Heat races for the 600 Micro Sprints went to Jesse Maurer, Hayden Miller, and Mike Thompson.
2018 started the drive for five for Richie Hitzler. Hitzler broke in hot laps on Friday night, but rebounded quickly in the main event taking the race lead on his way to a championship clinching victory. Hitzler's win came over Sam Scicchitano, Kenny Harris, Matt Warner, and Ty Hoke.
Brian Blakenbiller was sixth followed by Madyson Pacheco, Ryan Stoner, LAnce Garrison, and Jason Mills.
The Modified finale saw Sam Scicchitano and Ty Hoke win heat races.
Tyler Henry broke through to win his first Linda's Speedway feature event in the restricted 600 Micro Sprints. Henry led every lap of the feature event. Hunter McFadden was second followed by Ben Maier.
Tyler Henry won the restricted 600 Micro Sprint heat race.
Next Friday night is the final chance for cars to be on the race track for the 29th running of the Linda's Speedway National Open. October 12th will feature the 270 and 600 Micro Sprints plus the Charger Challenge open to any type of 4cyl race cars. Gates open at 5 with practice at 7. Admission to the grandstands will be $6 and pit admission will be $25.
For more information regarding the Oct 12 race or the National Open you can visit LindasSpeedway.com, Facebook, or Twitter.
Entry forms for both divisions can be found on LindasSpeedway.com by clicking on the big race page.
Charger Challenge Rules: 4 Cyl Engine, Roll Cage, Radial DoT Tires, Pump Gas (110) and car must pass safety inspection.