Pegher wins from tail at Hesston, earns $1,200
HESSTON, Pa. (Aug. 7) — Tail-starting Mike Pegher of Wexford, Pa., raced to a Fastrak Northeast victory Saturday at Hesston Speedway to tie Max Blair atop the all-time victories list with his seventh career triumph. Pegher earned $1,200 in leading the final 12 laps in the 12-car race.
Josh Holtgraver led the first eight laps before giving up the lead to Butch Lambert, and Pegher worked his way to the front on the 14th lap for a lead he'd never give up.
Lambert settled for second in the 25-lapper followed by Blair, the series points leader. Dan Angelicchio and Dan Karalagas rounded out the top five.
Fastrak Northeast @ Hesston: (1) Mike Pegher Jr., (2) Butch Lambert, (3) Max Blair, (4) Dan Angelicchio, (5) Dan Karalagas, (6) Josh Holtgraver, (7) Roger Laughlin, (8) Gary Knollinger, (9) Joe Martin, (10) Bud Watson, (11) Nico DaBecco, (12) Bryan Force.