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Championship Stretch Run Begins Tonight At Lernerville Speedway

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SARVER, PA (Pittsburgh Racing Now) – The Championship stretch run begins tonight at Lernerville Speedway as Fab4 Racing returns to The Action Track.  Only four races remain for driver’s looking to claim the top spot and grab some hardware for the trophy case.

The tightest battle is in the Diehl Automotive DIRTcar Big Block Modified Division where six drivers are separated by a mere 32-points.  Brian Swartzlander, an eight-time track Champion, sits in the top spot, 13-points ahead of Rex King Jr.  Right behind is Rex King Sr. who is only two points behind Jr.  Garrett Krummert is in fourth sport, 22-points behind Swartzlander and 9-points ahead of Dave Murdick.  Jeremiah Shingledecker is right there as well, 2-points behind Murdick and 32-points out of first.

Diehl Automotive Big Block Modified Standings:

  1. Brian Swartzlander – 288
  2. Rex King Jr. – 275
  3. Rex King Sr. – 273
  4. Garrett Krummert – 266
  5. Dave Murdick – 257
  6. Jeremiah Shingledecker – 255

Equally tight is the battle in the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks Division where Corey McPherson holds a seven point lead over Tyler Dietz.  Joey Zambotti is in third place 14-points out of the lead and seven points behind Dietz.  Ryan Moyer is in fourth place, eight points behind Zambotti and 22-points behind McPherson.

Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks Standings:

  1. Corey McPherson – 289
  2. Tyler Dietz – 282
  3. Joey Zambotti – 275
  4. Ryan Moyer – 267

The Peoples Gas DIRTcar Sprints division has three drivers who have distanced themselves from the rest of the field.  AJ Flick (pictured above) sits in the stop spot, 16-points ahead of Jack Sodeman Jr in second place. Carl Bowser can’t be counted out as he trails Sodeman by 6-points and is only 22-points out of the top spot.  Sye Lynch sits in fourth followed by Jimmy Morris and Ralph Spithaler.  That trio is only separated by 5-points.

Peoples Gas DIRTcar Sprints Standings:

  1. AJ Flick – 269
  2. Jack Sodeman Jr. – 253
  3. Carl Bowser – 247
  4. Sye Lynch – 197
  5. Jimmy Morris – 194
  6. Ralph Spithaler – 192

In the Precise Racing Products Late Model division Ken Schaltenbrand sits atop the standings and has a 28-point lead on second place Jared Miley.  Kelvin Kohan has a 1-point lead on Chuck Miller and a three-point lead on Tyler Dietz in fifth place.  Colton Flinner is in sixth, 5-points out of fifth and eight points out of third.

Precise Racing Products Late Model Standings:

  1. Ken Schaltenbrand – 253
  2. Jared Miley – 225
  3. Kelvin Kohan – 196
  4. Mike Miller – 195
  5. Tyler Dietz – 193
  6. Colton Flinner – 188

The Lernerville Kids Club will be making Candy Necklaces Friday night so bring the kids, 12 & Under, get in free.

Pits open at 4 p.m. with the grandstands opening at 5 p.m.  Racing starts at 7:30 p.m.

Adult general admission is $15, $12 for seniors, $10 for students ages 11-17 and children 10 and under get in for free.

For more information visit www.lernerville.com.

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