Super Challenger Special On Tap At Stateline
BUSTI – As the end of racing season quickly approaches, Seamens Auto Wrecking will present a Super Challenger Special on Saturday night. There are just two chances remaining for race teams to improve their standings as next Saturday will be the last point race of the season.
Kennedy’s Casey Burch has dominated the Super Challenger division this season with six feature wins and a commanding 327-point advantage over second-place Travis Darling of Jamestown. Darling has one feature win as does Clymer’s Steve Keith. Chad Bender of Stockton has two wins and is the only driver beside Burch with multiple wins.
Ashville’s Dick Barton is the Super Late Model leader. Barton is the all-time Super Late Model Championship leader with 10 championships and is one win behind Bobby Schnars in the all-time win column. Darrell Bossard of Centerville, Pa., has not visited victory lane this season but with consistent finishes in the top 10 is second in the standings. Jamestown’s Chris Hackett is looking to move up as he trails Bossard by 124 points. Clymer’s Andy Boozel and Bump Hedman of Sugar Grove, Pa., complete the top five.
There have been four double winners in the Crate Late Models with 2012 Champ Damian Bidwell of Eldred, Pa., leading the way. Bidwell is 161 points ahead of second-place Ryan Scott of Garland, Pa., who also has two wins. Scott Gurdak of Bear Lake, Pa., is third with two wins and Frewsburg’s Jason Genco is 11th with two wins.
Scott is also in contention for the Limited Late Model title, trailing 2012 champ Steve Kania of Waterford, Pa., by just 38 points. Each has four feature wins on the season. Panama’s Jake Finnerty is third with146 points behind leader Kania.
None of the top five in the E-Mod division have won a feature event this season. John Woodward Jr., of Franklinville, is firmly in the lead with 407 points over second-place Leonard Enos of Russell, Pa. Lakewood’s Chad Carlson could move up a spot as he trails Enos by a slim 12 points.
Jim Kibbe of Clymer leads the Super Challenger division. Kibbe has four wins and has a 95-point lead over second-place Ron Burgun of Brocton.
Street Stock veteran Brian Crandall of Stockton is on his way to the 2013 Street Stock title with a 368-point advantage over second-place Richard Wojtowicz of Limestone. Wojtowicz is locked in a battle for the runner-up spot as Mark Thompson of North East, Pa., is just 46 points behind him.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and the green flag will drop at 7 p.m. General admission is $10.00 for adults and kids 6-15 are $5. Kids under 6 are free. Pit fee is $25.