Pencil collects $5,000 at Hesston Small Car Nat'ls
HESSTON, Pa. — Jack Pencil of Bedford, Pa., earned $5,000 for his Limited Late Model victory in the Small Car Nationals at Hesston Speedway over Labor Day weekend. Barry Miller of Three Springs, Pa., used the low groove to work his way to a runner-up finish while Tim Smith Jr., Derek Byler and Rance Garlock rounded out the top five.
Notes: Bedford's Rocket Chassis is powered by a Cresap Automotive Machines engine and sponsored by Stoystown Auto Wreckers and R.L Insulation and Abatement. ... D.J. Troutman and Andy Fries retired after the midway fuel stop. ... Rance Garlock earned hard charger honors from Dively's Auto Body. ... Randy Wible was the highest-finishing rookie. ... Hesston concludes its season Oct. 8-10 with the UFO-sanctioned Rumble by the Lake, highlighted by a $10,000-to-win, 88-lap feature for Super Late Models.
Small Car Nationals: (1) Jack Pencil, (2) Barry Miller, (3) Tim Smith Jr., (4) Derek Byler, (5) Rance Garlock, (6) Matt Parks, (7) Mike Duck, (8) Mike Altobelli Jr., (9) Brian Lessley, (10) Mike Shoemaker, (11) Randy Wible, (12) Tyler Armstrong, (13) Brad King, (14) George Dixon Jr., (15) Lincoln Ritchey, (16) Scott Richwine, (17) Scott Palmer, (18) Ralph Morgan Jr., (19) Andy Fries, (20) Rick Singleton, (21) D.J. Troutman, (22) Justin Kann, (23) Robbie Garlock, (24) Daniel Cornman, (25) Grant Adams. Dash winner: Troutman. Heat race winners: Parks, Pencil, Dixon, Troutman.