On Victory Lane at Greenwood Valley by Than Mitchell It happens every time there is a rain delay at The Greenwood Valley Action Track, the track just gets better. Much needed rain halted racing for more than an hour and when competition...
On Victory Lane at Greenwood Valley by Than Mitchell
It happens every time there is a rain delay at The Greenwood Valley Action Track, the track just gets better. Much needed rain halted racing for more than an hour and when competition resumed, the groove "wherever you wanted it to be" acccording to Micro Sprint Feature winner, Joe Bednarski. Bednarski, a Wyoming, PA resident, dogged second place finisher, Colby Womer. for all but the last few laps of the contest before making a final pass. Womer, Mt. Pleasant Mills, finished a strong second ahead of Watsontown's Rick Tanner. Finishing fourth was Jason Kemp, Bloomsburg, then another Bloomsburg resident, Eric Heydenreich was fifth. Sixth was Blane Heimbach, Selinsgrove, seventh Eric Perchak, Hazelton and eighth was Skeetz Hockenbroch, Paxinos. Rounding out the top ten were A.J. Walters from Bloomsburg, and Steve Lenig, Selinsgrove.
The Rookie Micro Sprint Feature was taken by a first time Action Track winner, Eric Eckert, one of many competitors who make a long weekly trek, travelling three hours from Bristol, PA. Eckert led the race from the pole to the flag. Three time rookie winner Scott Lawrence, Conklin, NY, was in the second spot while Ross Perchak, Hazelton picked up the third place trophy. Another three time winner, Ashley "Pooch" Marlett, Wye Mills, MD, was fourth, Jason Wagner was fifth and Scott Tate, Middleburg, came in sixth. Dave Williams, Pottstown, managed a seventh slot while Glen Walp, Wapwallopen was eighth. Ninth went to Scott Miller, Slatington, and ninth to Gary Slusser, Bloomsburg.
Action continues next week at The Greenwood Valley Action Track located 3 1/2 miles east of Millville, just off Route 254. For dirt track Micro Sprint and Go-Kart racing, it's the thing to do on Saturday night.
Greenwood Valley Action Track August 14, 1999 Results
Lite Kart 1. Jason Koch, Lewisburg 2. Ken Duke, Selinsgrove 3. Nick Weikel
Rookie Kart (caged) 1. Matt Miller, Sunbury 2. Derrick Bowersox, Milton 3. Brett Gordner, Orangeville
Heavy Kart 1. Jim Ferry, Liverpool 2. Chuck Paige, Middleburg 3. John Evancho, Freeland
Junior Kart (caged) 1. Adam Zimmerman, Middleburg 2. Kevin Mull, Middleburg 3. Chris Willsey, Elmira Heights, NY
Adult Kart (caged) 375 1. Chris Badger, Lewisburg 2. Joey Finan, Milton 3. Rochelle Miller. Sunbury
Adult Kart (caged) 410 1. Nip Loss, Penns Creek 2. Mandy Zimmerman, Middleburg 3. Mike Williams, Bloomsburg
Ex-Heavy Kart 1. Brian Snyder, Selinsgrove 2. Eddy Miller, Sunbury 3. Joe Ozelek, Berwick
Medium Karts 1. Kirk Ritter 2. Steve Majestic, Kreamer 3. Nip Loss, Penns Creek
Micro Sprint 250cc 1. Joe Bednarski, Wyoming 2. Colby Womer, Mt. Pleasant Mills 3. Rick Tanner, Watsontown 4. Jason Kemp, Bloomsburg 5. Eric Heydenreich, Bloomsburg 6. Blane Heimbach, Selinsgrove 7. Eric Perchak, Hazelton 8. Skeetz Hockenbroch, Paxinos 9. A. J. Walters, Bloomsburg 10. Steve Lenig, Selinsgrove
Rookie Micro Sprint 250cc 1. Eric Eckert, Bristol 2. Scott Lawrence, Conklin, NY 3. Ross Perchak, Hazelton 4. Ashley Parlett, Wye Mills, MD 5. Jason Wagner 6. Scott Tate, Middleburg 7. Dave Williams, Pottstown 8. Glen Walp, Wapwallopen 9. Scott Miller, Slatington 10. Gary Slusser, Bloomsburg