BY JEREMY ELLIOT
Greg Hodnett and his crew looked like they ran a marathon Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway Park.
That’s what happens when you have motor issues in warm-ups and are forced to scramble to change it before the heat race.
It was worth it.
Hodnett made the call for his heat race and earned a starting spot near the front of the field for the main event. He took advantage and turned it into his second straight 410 Sprint Car feature at the Newberrytown oval.
“You can’t have any problems or let a potential problem slide,” Hodnett said. “It’s going to bite you later. Read more
BY DEB SMITH
For the second time this season, the Royersford Rocket, Steve Buckwalter, climbed behind the wheel of the Mike Heffner owned Lelands.com midget and came away with a feature win.
Due to mechanical issues, Buckwalter was forced to sit out the 410 Sprint Car portion of the show but came home with the win in the twenty lap American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) feature event.
Tommy Kunsman and Shawn Jackson swapped the lead during the early laps. Kunsman took the lead on the initial start as the field was three wide down the backstretch with PJ Gargiulo, Jackson and Jim Radney racing for position. The action came to an abrupt halt when Radney got a little too high in turns three and four and flipped his Hyper No. 95. The safety crews were on the scene to declare the driver was okay as the field lined up for a complete restart. Read more
BY JEREMY ELLIOT
Greg Hodnett continued his march to 20 wins with another victory in the 25-lap Sprint Car feature at the Juniata County oval.
Hodnett started seventh on the grid and stormed to the front. He took second and stalked early leader Brock Zearfoss before taking the lead on lap 12.
It was Hodnett’s 17th win of the season overall. He has 15 wins in central Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car competition. Read more
New Egypt, NJ August 25, 2015 . . .. . The fifth running of the JERSEY RUSH, on Tuesday night, at the New Egypt Speedway was nothing short of spectacular with Greg Hodnett winning athriller over JJ Grasso and Duane Howard beating out Billy Pauch Jr. to win themodified feature. Hodnett of Thomasville, PA led all thirtylaps of the 410 sprint feature but was pressured throughout the second half ofthe race, with Grasso in the hunt. Hodnett earned $5,000 for the victory,his first ever 410 sprint car win at New Egypt. The thirty lap modifiedfeature saw Jimmy Horton lead at the outset, with Billy Pauch holding the topspot until Duane Howard took the lead on lap nine. Pauch Jr. movedon top on lap seventeen with Howard leading the final two lap to earn the $3,000 first place prize.