Port Royal PA Speedweek 98-07-02

Port Royal, PA (July 2, 1998) - Jeff Shepard won the Port Royal round of the 1998 Keystone Pretzels Pennsylvania Speekweek series tonight. It was Shepard's first win in PA Speedweek competition. "I lost the lead and win last night at Silver...

Port Royal, PA (July 2, 1998) - Jeff Shepard won the Port Royal round of the 1998 Keystone Pretzels Pennsylvania Speekweek series tonight. It was Shepard's first win in PA Speedweek competition. "I lost the lead and win last night at Silver Spring and I wasn't going to let that happen again tonight," said Shepard.

Polesitter Don Kreitz Jr. jumped out to an early lead when the green was shown. Fred Rahmer, Lance Dewease, Todd Shaffer and Shepard battled for second place.

Shepard took the lead on a restart when Kreitz took the low line. Shepard rode the rim around the high side, pulling away to a comfortable lead at the checkered flag.

RACE RESULTS:

Fast Time: Todd Shaffer - 16.297 (beats old track record of 16.499 set by Tyler Walker on June 12, 1997)

Heat Race Winners: Todd Shaffer, Barry Camp, Mike Wagner, Dave Haight

B-Main Winner: Fred Rahmer

Feature Results: 1 4J Jeff Shepard 13 07 Jeff Rohrbaugh 2 69K Don Kreitz 14 77E Dave Ely 3 77 Fred Rahmer 15 53 Shawn Keen 4 88 Todd Shaffer 16 17 Alan Cole 5 17E Cris Eash 17 10n Dave Haight 6 12 Tim Shaffer 18 7 Barry Camp 7 461 Lance Dewease 19 16C Cliff Brian 8 25 Todd Gracey 20 5 Craig Eshenaur 9 55 Mike Wagner 21 75w Randy Wolfe 10 65 John Mackison, Jr. 22 32 Brook Weibley 11 88m Sean Michael 23 8 Dan Jones 12 1 Dave Calaman 24 10 Len Thompson

David Reininger - Motorsport News International

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Series Sprint
Drivers Tim Shaffer , Tyler Walker