York County driver wins $ 20,075 in sprint, plus more gravel action


  • The Jim Nace Memorial National Open took place on Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway.
  • Anthony Macri of Dillsburg won the event for the second year in a row.
  • Macri took home $ 20,075 for the win, with Danny Dietrich taking second place.

Anthony Macri of Dillsburg took home $ 20,075 on Saturday night for his second straight win at the 40-lap Jimmy Nace Memorial National Open at Selinsgrove Speedway.

Macri’s sprint 410 victory at the Snyder County facility was his 12th overall this season.

The starter outside the front row, Brian Brown, took the lead early in the race, far from pole sitter Danny Dietrich. As Dietrich struggled to overtake Brown for the lead, Macri progressed from starting eighth place. Dietrich takes the lead from Brown on lap 10 and sets the tone. Macri eventually also passed Brown for second place.

It wasn’t until lap 30 that Macri managed to overtake Dietrich for the lead. Macri took the win, Dietrich fending off Brown’s charges late in the race to finish second. Brown was third, with Lance Dewease and Brent Marks in the top five. Freddie Rahmer, Giovanni Scelzi, Justin Whittall, TJ Stutts and Devon Borden completed the top 10.

Derek Hauck won sprint 305 over Austin Reed from Etters, with Doug Dodson, Fred Arnold and Dominic Melair in the top five.

OTHER WEEKEND TRACK RACES

Brown Wins $ 6,000 Grove Triumph: On Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, Brian Brown won the 25-lap Outlaw tune-up race.

The $ 6,000 win was a career first on the Cumberland County track for Brown, who is one of the top contenders at the Knoxville, Iowa facility.

Brent Marks took the lead at the start of the 410 sprint and pulled away from the field until mechanical issues sidelined him on lap 13. Brown took first place at that point, but had to face Devon Borden late in the race. Borden reclaimed first place on lap 22, but Brown came back on the next lap and took the victory over Borden.

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Giovanni Scelzi was third, with Anthony Macri and Lance Dewease of Dillsburg in the top five. The top 10 was completed by Danny Dietrich, Freddie Rahmer, Lucas Wolfe, Matt Campbell of Fawn Grove and Justin Whittall.

Derek Locke finished his perfect season in the Williams Grove 358 sprint series with his eighth victory in eight races. Locke started fifth and took the lead ahead of Tyler Brehm on the 13th of 20 laps. Brehm was second, with Justin Foster, John Stehman and Brett Wanner in the top five. The top 10 was completed by Steve Wilbur, Matt Findley, Cody Fletcher, Rich Eichelberger of Dillsburg and Mark Van Vorst.

Herr starts again at BAPS: Frankie Herr has scored two in a row and four of the season with his victory in the super-sports category at BAPS Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

Herr’s victory on the York County North Track went to Lewisberry’s Scott Dellinger, with Tony Jackson, Chase Gutshall and Luke Deatrick in the top five. Rich Eichelberger of Dillsburg, Tyler Wolford of Brouge, Paul Miller of Fawn Grove, Dave Hollar and Mike Enders completed the top 10.

Travis Mease won the limited feature film The Last Model, with Dan Zechman, Chase Billett, Joey Hoffer and Ben Whitaker in the top five.

Jorjie Sweger was the winner of Legends over Seth Karchner, Spring Grove’s Blaine Leppo, Chris Transeau and Bob Stough.

Hunter Fulton won the Extreme Stock Car title, followed by Patrick McClane of Manchester and Sam Rial of York.

Owings leads the way for Trailway: Steve Owings scored his third straight win and fifth of the season in sprint 358 at Trailway Speedway on Friday night.

Owings’ victory came from Cameron Smith of Spring Grove, with David Holbrook in third. Nat Tuckey and Riley Emig completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Hayden Miller, Kyle Rohrbaugh of York, Wyatt Hinkle, Hannah Riser and Bo Gordon Jr.

Kody Sites dominated the street stock feature, with York’s Sam Rial winning the season point title with a runner-up. Russ Shoop of Manchester was third.

Chad Weaver topped limited stocks and Bill Brown Jr. was the winner in classic cars.

Schuchart from Hanover wins Outlaws victory: Hanover’s Logan Schuchart won Friday’s World of Outlaws movie in Eldora, Ohio.

Schuchart’s $ 10,000 win went to James McFadden, with David Gravel, Donny Schatz and Tyler Courtney in the top five. Brock Zearfoss finished 18th and Jacob Allen from Hanover 23rd.

On Saturday at Lernerville Speedway in western Pennsylvania, Gravel took the win over Brad Sweet with Schatz, McFadden and Sheldon Haudenschild in the top five. Allen was seventh, Schuchart eighth and Zearfoss 12th.

Abreu leading the All Stars: The All Stars moved to Eldora on Saturday, with Rico Abreu taking the win over Parker Price Miller, Ayrton Gennetten, Cap Hanry and Zeb Wise.

Ryan Smith First in New York: Local racer Ryan Smith won the Patriot Tour 360 sprint race on Friday at the Outlaw Speedway in New York State.

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