LOCAL AUTO RACING: Schultz scores Selinsgrove sprint car victory
Carlisle's Jason Shultz scored his second win of the season in the 358 sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday night.
Shultz's 10th career win at the Snyder County oval was worth $1,500 and it allowed him to extend his point lead.
Shultz passed Colby Womer on lap 13 exiting turn four and led the final 12 laps. He got the win by 1.5 seconds over Pat Cannon, Womer, Phil Walter and 10th starter Josh Beard.
Dylan Yoder of Selinsgrove avoided a major pileup at the start of the late model feature and went on to win his second race of the season, the 11th of his career and $1,500 in the 25-lap main event. Yoder got the win by 3.5 seconds over last week's winner Jim Bernheisel. Donne Schick, Jerry Bard and Dylan's dad, Jim, completed the top five.
Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove made a last lap pass by Brad Mitch to win his third feature of the season in pro stocks. Bob Bussey of Northumberland won the roadrunners.
The speedway returns to action on Saturday with the annual Roadrunner 20, along with 358 sprints, late models and pro stocks.
Former World of Outlaws champion Danny Lasoski drove by Blane Heimbach with three laps to go and scored his first career Port Royal Speedway sprint car win on Saturday night. Lasoski drives the John and Pee Wee Zemaitis, Zemco Speed Equipment sprinter based in Tower City.
Heimbach, of Selinsgrove, led from the start, but Lasoski got under him in lapped traffic entering turn three to grab the lead.
The $5,000 win on Fallen Heroes Championship Night was the first of Lasoski's Hall of Fame career at Port Royal Speedway.
Heimbach settled for a disappointing runner-up finish, but maintained his point lead. Chad Layton, Mike Wagner and Greg Hodnett completed the top five.
Coleby Frye won $2,000 in the 25-lap late model feature at Port Royal. He grabbed the lead in one move by passing Nick Dickson and Eric Zembower. Logan Wagner, son of fourth place 410 sprint finisher Mike Wagner, won his second straight 305 sprint car feature.
Brian Montieth won his fourth sprint car feature of the season at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night over Fred Rahmer and Danny Dietrich.
Williams Grove and Big Diamond Speedways were rained out on Friday night.