2014 (Markleysburg, PA)
New Winners at Roaring Knob in Second Week of Racing
The second week of racing at Roaring Knob
Motorsports Complex produced new winners in each division. Victorious on Saturday night were L C Powers
(Napa Auto Parts Super Late Models), Michael Lake (High Gear Speed Shop RUSH Late
Models), Scott Bittinger (Hoosier Tire Street Stocks), Kyle Burkholder (Fort Necessity
Garage Chargers), Cody Quarrick (Newt’s York Bar 4 Cylinder Roadrunners), and
Vic Vandergrift (Krause Electric Emods).
Minnick and Shane Hitt brought the Super Late Models to the green flag. Minnick led the first few laps until 4th
place starter L C Powers took charge of the race. Powers held of Tim Senic and Cody Hardesty who
both gave late race charges. Minnick
settled for fourth while Quintin Wyandt came home fifth. Heat winners were Scott Rhodes and Jared
Lake started from the pole and won his first of the year in the RUSH late
models after winning five features last year.
It wasn’t an easy race for the Albert Gallatin middle-school student as
Jared Hawkins driving the Jerry Haseleu/Rick Strickler owned RJ1 and John Over were
waiting for the youngster to make a mistake.
That didn’t happen! Hawkins and
Over were second and third while Troy Shields and Chad McClelland rounded out
the top five. Heat races went to Hawkins
Bittinger won his first Street Stock feature at Roaring Knob after starting in
the fourth spot. Joe Kelley hounded
Bittinger throughout the 15 laps but had to settle for second. Scott Spade, Bob Nelson and Jim Byers
finished in the top five. Heat races
were taken by Bittinger and Nelson.
Charger champion, Kyle Burkholder, brought out his #27 for the first time this
year and went straight to victory lane in both the heat and feature events. He held off last week’s winner, J T Baird,
who settled for second. Third through
fifth were C J Nicola, Justin Howell, and Eric Miller.
was the class of the field in the 4 cylinder Roadrunners as he bested Casey
Fleegle, Ed Detrick, Ryan Perr, and Steve Riggleman. Andrew Pluta was the heat winner.
Emod feature event, Vic Vandergrift started 4th but quickly went to
the front of the field. He won ahead of
Nick Cramer, Jason Fosnaught, Greg Beach, and Matt Chenoweth. Cramer was the heat winner.
continues this Saturday night, April 19, with a topless Mod Lite Special. This will be the first appearance in 2014 of
the Mod Lites. Also racing will be Super
Late Models, RUSH Late Models, Street Stocks, and Chargers. 4 cylinder Roadrunners (will be racing at Hagerstown)
and Emods have the night off. Next
week, April 26, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will visit Roaring Knob
for their only visit of 2014. RUSH Late
Models and Street Stocks will also be racing.
Saturday night racing finds pit gates opening at 4:30 and General
Admission gates at 5:00. Hot laps begin
at 6:45 with heats and features following.
Visit our website at www.roaringknob.com
for more information.
Parts Super Late Models: L C Powers, Tim
Senic, Cody Hardesty, Mel Minnick, Quintin Wyandt, Brandon Delano, Shane Hitt,
Scott Rhodes, Ryan Christoff, Josh Jacoby, Blandon Carter, Mark Booth, Bob
Gordon, Jared Hawkins, Shaun Poling
DNS – Gary Dalton
Speed Shop RUSH Late Models: Michael
Lake, Jared Hawkins, John Over, Troy Shields, Chad McCLelland, George Kowatic,
Nolan Dalton, Ken Herman, Garrett Paugh, Russel Baird, Henry Hornsby, Dylan
Lewis, Clinton Hersh, Joey Jenkins, Mark Wells, Vince Masi, DNS - Bryan Rankin
Tire Street Stocks: Scott Bittinger, Joe
Kelley, Scott Spade, Bob Nelson, Jim Byers, Todd Dennis, Cody Colflesh, Micahel
Duritsky, Bob Neratka, Jason Gibbs, DNS
– Barry Faris, Greg Hauger
Necessity Garage Chargers: Kyle
Burkholder, J T Baird, C J Nicola, Justin Howell, Eric Miller
York Bar 4 cylinder Roadrunners: Cody
Quarrick, Casey Fleegle, Ed Detrick, Ryan Peer, Steve Riggleman, David
Friend, Andrew Pluta
Electric Emods: Vic Vandergrift, Nick Cramer, Jason Fosnaught, Greg Beach,
Matthew Chenoweth, Robert Smith, Josh Cramer