New driver steals the show at Pocono Mountain Speedway

After a close battle for the lead last week in the adult caged 425 division, newcomer Mike William's won both his heat and the feature. Driving in three divisions, 15-year-old Dan Hornsby went on to take the win in the adult caged 375 and...

After a close battle for the lead last week in the adult caged 425 division, newcomer Mike William's won both his heat and the feature. Driving in three divisions, 15-year-old Dan Hornsby went on to take the win in the adult caged 375 and placed fourth in the microstocks and third in the Jr. caged. By winning for the second week in a row Brian DaCosta proved last week was no mistake by winning the 2-cycle feature. John Hoffman of Freeland, PA led the first 7 laps in the briggs heavy feature, but had to retire from the race early due to mechanical failure handing over the work of winning the race to Tanner Young. Jen Care of New Jersey returned to the speedway after a 2-week layoff to take the win in the Jr. caged. Mechanical failure 2 weeks in a row relegated point's leader Shayne Balliet to a disappointing fifth place finish. The Briggs light feature turned into sibling rivalry as the Morgan brothers, Nate and Ian, were in a heated battle during the race, with Ian went on to take the win. The Microstock touring division was again in town and put on another exciting show. With the cars looking like miniature modifieds, fans would have thought they were at the Pocono Mountain Speedway, Saturday night show; Don McCormack of Southern New Jersey went on to take the win. The on track action starts Saturday night at 6:00 P.M. for the Modifieds, Street Stocks, Late Models, Factory Stocks and Pro Stocks. The action also continues next Sunday as the Go-karts and slingshots invade Pocono Mountain for the Summer Heat Racing Series. The action begins at 2:00 P.M. Kids get ready for the Big Wheel races Saturday, July 8th. The kids will be spilt into 5 and under, 6 thru 8 and 9 thru 11. So get those Big Wheels ready and you will be on the track during intermission. Pocono Mountain Speedway is conveniently located for fans and competitors from Exit 39 (Route 309 / Mountaintop) off Route 80 in the scenic Pocono area. For additional information, contact the track at 570-788-7544 or visit Pocono Mountain Speedway on the web at www.poconomountainspeedway.com.

<pre> ADULT CAGED 1. Dan Hornsby 2. Jen Care

2 CYCLE 1. Brian DaCosta 2. Gary Peters 3. Frank Peters

HEAVY 1. Tanner Young 2. Greg Losch 3. John Hoffman

JR CAGED 1. Jen Care 2. Josh Labatch 3. Dan Hornsby

LIGHTS 1. Ian Morgan 2. Nate Morgan 3. Pat Koller

SR CHAMPS 1. Mike Williams 2. Brittany Jackson 3. Brian Care

MICRO STOCKS 1. Scott Barberis 2. Rich Hobatuk 3. Mark DaCosta

MICRO SPRINTS 1. Terry Peters 2. Mike Tidaback 3. Allen Hinkle

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