Yoder grabs $3,000 victory at Hesston
HESSTON, Pa. (July 4) — Outside front-row starter Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, Pa., earned $3,000 for a Three State Flyers victory on a steamy Sunday night at Hesston Speedway. Yoder led all 35 laps for his first victory on the 2-year-old tour.
Polesitter Devin Friese of Mercersburg, Pa., was second followed by hard-charging D.J. Myers of Greencastle, Pa. Brian Booze of Marion, Pa., and Jack Pencil of Bedford, Pa., rounded out the top five in a race slowed by two cautions. | Slideshow
Mike Mort spun in turn four on the 11th lap to draw the first yellow and Brad Kling slowed in turn four for a lap-31 caution.
Notes: Jim Yoder’s Rocket Chassis is sponsored by CKC Trucking and Aubrey Alexander Toyota. ... Mike Altobelli scratched from the night after having motor trouble in hot laps. ... The event drew 111 races teams in five divisions and more than 2,100 fans. ... Randy Wible on the Limited Late Model feature, his first-ever in the division. ... Next up for the Three State Flyers is a pair of $5,000-to-win events July 23-24 at Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek, Md., and Winchester (Va.) Speedway. A driver sweeping the weekend earns a $1,500 bonus.
Three State Flyers @ Hesston: (1) Jim Yoder, (2) Devin Friese, (3) D.J. Myers, (4) Brian Booze, (5) Jack Pencil, (6) Tim Wilson, (7) Randy Burkholder, (8) Nick Dickson, (9) Dylan Yoder, (10) Jim Bernheisel, (11) Kirk Ryan, (12) Steve Everhart, (13) Matt Parks, (14) Tim Burkholder, (15) Tom Eriksen, (16) Waylon Wagner, (17) Tim Fedder, (18) Tom Decker, (19) Bryan Bernheisel, (20) Bob Dunn, (21) Jeff Miller, (22) Derek Byler, (23) Brad Kling, (24) Mike Mort, (25) Scott LeBarron, (26) Jeremy Miller, (27) Tim Gray. Heat race winners (among 28 cars): Wilson, Friese, J. Yoder, Pencil. Dash winner: Friese.