Native auto racing: Johnny Smith is king of Sprints at Clinton County Speedway | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

Johnny Smith of Scranton poses together with his automobile and checkered flag after profitable the Race Saver Sprints and Micro 600 Sprints at Clinton County Speedway Friday evening.

MILL HALL — Scranton’s Johnny Smith had a stellar evening Friday evening on the Clinton County Speedway claiming each the Race Saver Sprints and 600 micro dash characteristic occasions. AY Schilling received the professional shares, Brayden Spencer received the 270s and Matt Weaver received the 4 cylinders.

Dale Schweikart and Jacob Gomola led the sphere of dash vehicles to the inexperienced flag. Gomola rapidly took the lead over Smith and Schweikart. By lap 5 it was Gomola main, Smith, Derek Swartz, Schweikart and Matt Tebbs. Smith discovered the excessive aspect of the speedway to his liking, whereas Gomola was operating the mid-line of the speedway.

On lap seven, Smith made a go because the duo exited flip two, however the warning got here out for Wyatt Walizer earlier than the lap was full, placing Gomola on level for the restart. When the race resumed, Smith instantly moved again to the surface the place his automobile was quickest and handed Gomola a second time in turns one and two.

By lap 14, Smith started to come across lapped visitors. Smith and Gomola weaved their method by means of the lapped vehicles with Smith persevering with to make use of the quicker method across the exterior of the speedway. By lap twenty, the lapped vehicles started to sluggish Smith’s tempo permitting Gomola to shut in on the race chief. On lap twenty three the warning got here out when John Walp slowed on the again stretch, establishing a two lap sprint to the end. Smith, now in open air, received a fast begin to maintain off Gomola for the win. Swartz completed third, Schweikart fourth and Ryan Lynn fifth.

“The monitor had grip on the high and our automobile does very properly up there,” stated Smith in victory lane. “I used to be capable of get round lapped visitors, however when that warning got here out it put us in clear air, and I knew I might get a robust begin to maintain off Jake.”

Smith continued his profitable methods by additionally capturing the 600 micro dash characteristic. His brother Mikey Smith led the primary lap, till Johnny Smith took the lead. The Smith brothers continued to run first and second all the occasion. JT Ferry ran third till lap 9 when Corey Stabley moved into third. On the end it was Johnny over Mikey Smith, Stabley, Ferry and Mitchell Holden for the warning free occasion.

AJ Hoffman led the primary three circuits of the professional inventory major occasion. AY Schilling superior from the fourth beginning spot to take the lead by the conclusion of lap quantity 4. AJ Stroup who began sixth took over second place on lap 5. A warning for Noah Kissinger regrouped the sphere that arrange an intense battle on the entrance of the again.

On the midway level Schilling, Stroup, Noah Jensen Brandon Moser and Cory Lengthy have been all in competition for the win. Moser moved into third postion on lap quantity eleven, whereas Lengthy took management of fourth spot on lap quantity 13. Schilling received his sixtieth profession characteristic occasion, by holding off Stroup, Moser, Lengthy and Johnny Bouse. Sixth by means of tenth have been Jensen, Kissinger, Marc Bitler, Brent Gordner and Kris Orwig Sr.

Shawn Musser began on the pole of the 270 micro dash characteristic occasion. Musser led with fifth-place starter Cory Stabley giving chase in second place. Brayden Spencer, who began eighth, moved into third by lap 4. On lap seven, the warning flag waved. Whereas beneath warning, Musser took his automobile to the pit space giving the result in Stabley.

Entrance-row starter Terry Karichner led the opening lap of the 4 cylinder characteristic occasion. Hunter Flook took the lead by the completion of lap two. Fifth-place starter Matt Weaver moved into second by lap 5. On the halfway level, Flook was main Weaver, Zak Kline, Skylar Phillps and Kyler Stahl. On lap eight, Weaver made a go for the lead and the chief started to come across lapped visitors by lap 10. A warning got here out with two laps remaining, however Weaver was capable of maintain off Flook to win his first profession victory.

RACESAVER SPRINTS RESULTS: 1. Johnny Smith 2. Jacob Gomola 3. Derek Swartz 4. Dale Schweikart 5. Ryann Lynn 6. Matt Tebbs 7. Dustin Prettyleaf 8. Timmy Bittner 9. Josh Beamer 10. Kruz Kepner 11. Todd Lynn 12. Hunter McFadden 13. Reed Thompson 14. John Walp 15. Austin Greenland 16. Jim Kennedy 17. Wyatt Walizer 18. Wes Matthews

270 MICROS RESULTS: 1. Brayden Spencer 2. Cory Stabley 3. Denny Rinehimer 4. Mac Wert 5. Tyler Peterbaugh 6. Tom Quiggle 7. Logan Hammaker 8. Hunter Zimmerman 9. Jillan Maurer 10. Coleton Eckroth 11. John Roberts 12. Andrew Petock 13. Matt Dixon 14. Coton Guiher 15. Mathew Dixon 16. Shaun Musser 17. Michael Petock

600 MICROS RESULTS: 1. Johnny Smith 2. Mikey Smith 3. Cory Stabley 4. JT Ferry 5. Mitchell Holden 6. Levi Brungard 7. Corey Bowmaster 8. Brock Puterbaugh

PRO STOCKS RESULTS: 1. AY Schilling 2. AJ Stroup 3. Brandon Moser 4. Cory Lengthy 5. Johnny Bouse 6. Noah Jensen 7. Noah Kissinger 9. Marc Bitler 10. Brent Gordner 11. Larry Knight 12. Todd Geyer 13. AJ Hoffman DNS John Meyer, Denny Fourney

FOUR CYLINDERS RESULTS: 1. Matt Weaver 2. Hunter Flook 3. Skyler Phillips 4. Zak Kline 5. Kyler Stahl 6. Cody Stover 7. Adam Harris 8. Gage Riggle 9. Joey Snook 10. Michael Barrett 11. Bryon Hackenberg 12. Garrett Lucas 13. Coty Maines 14. Anthony Potter 15. Toby Maines 16. Kayln Leigey 17. Alea Savage 18. Troy Bennett 19. Terry Karichner DNS Kyle Stouse, Nick Snook.

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