There were some big winners in local racing action this weekend at both Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway and Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio.
Lower Burrell’s Chris Schneider (pictured above) made it two-in-a-row picking up the victory in the Ed Laboon Memorial. The race resumed with 27-laps remaining after rain stopped the event on June 1st. Jackson Humanic finished second and Randy Wyant rounded out the podium.
Rusty Martz took home the win in the 4thAnnual “Wee” Willie White Memorial. Martz held off Hunter Exley in a spirited two-lap battle in a race slowed by caution flags and a red flag. Jason Fosnaught rounded out the podium.
Saxonburg’s Brent McDonald would capture the checkered flag in the Dobs Non-Qualifier feature, while Bryan Wagner and Gary Koteles would round out the podium.
Daryl Charlier, from Midway, would take the lead with two laps to go in the Diehl Automotive RUSH Late Model Dirt Series 20-lap feature to pick-up another PPMS Victory. Christian Schneider of Warren Ohio finished second followed by Nico Dabecco, who finished third.
Jake Simmons grabbed the victory in the Keystone Coach Works Hobby Stock division. He did it driving his son’s car.
Andy Garlinger, from Hopedale, Ohio, and Susie Rudolph, from Steubenville, Ohio, continued to dominate in the Four Cylinders and the Young Guns divisions respectively as both scored victories.
Apollo’s Sye Lynch grabbed the victory in the FAST Series “410” Sprint Car feature at Sharon Speedway. Lynch started third and grabbed the lead on lap one and cruised to a 4.506-second victory over Brandon Matus. Cole Duncan finished third to round out the podium.
“This car felt so good,” said Lynch. “We’ve been off a little bit a Sharon this year, but my guys never gave up.”
Dan Davies captured the checkered flag in the Outlaw E Mods “Bickerstaff Cup” Series Race #3. Brian Ruhlman came in second followed by Randy Hall.
Garrett Krummert win the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds feature. Kole Holden finished second and Rob Kristyak rounded out the podium.
Chad Ruhlman held off a hard-charging Zach Morrow to win the RUSH Sprint Cars feature. Morrow was side-by-side with Ruhlman when the caution flag flew, or the results could have been different. Brian Ruhlman finished third.
Andy Buckley took home the victory in the Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods features. Jeremy Double finished second and Ty Rhoades came home third.