Umbenhauer Tops Grandview


BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. — Jared Umbenhauer took the top honors in the 40-lap Bashore Trucking/BFP Specialties NASCAR Sportsman feature race at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night picking up $1,600 for his efforts.

The 30-lap NASCAR Whelen 358 Modified feature was won with a last lap, fourth turn pass by Craig VonDohren for this third win of the season while Chuck Schutz took home the victory in the 25-lap late model feature race.

Ronnie Krex led 24 laps in the sportsman feature before Jared Umbenhauer was able to charge to the front after coming from 13th starting spot and lead the rest of the 40-lap race to earn his third win of the season. The win also allowed him to increase his lead in the race for his second sportsman title. Second spot was taken by Kenny Gilmore followed by Paul Kline, Ronnie Krex and Tommy Scheetz III.

In the 30-lap modified feature, six-time track champion VonDohren came from 15th starting spot to take the lead from Tommy Scheetz III coming off the fourth turn of the final lap of the race and grab the win. Second spot went to Scheetz followed by Glenn Strunk, Jeff Strunk and Don Norris Jr. The win was worth $2,750 to VonDohren.

Defending late model champion Chuck Schutz increased his lead in the chase for another title as he won the 25-lap Late Model championship. Sean Merkel, who lead most of the feature race, finished second with Wayne Pfeil, Mike Kellner and Steve Todorow following.