Baer Gets On The Board At Susquehanna
NEWBERRYTOWN, Pa. – Larry Baer took his first win of the season in the 25-lap Late Model feature at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday night.
Colby Dice captured his first career feature victory in the exciting 20-lap PA Sprint Car feature race. Jim Palm Jr. won his first street stock feature of the season in the 20-lapper. Patrick McClane claimed his sixth Xtreme Stock Car feature win of 2014. Ricky Weaver Jr. won his sixth Road Warrior feature of the year. John Kitner won his third Mini Van feature of the season.
Outside front row starter Larry Baer took the lead at the start of the 25-lap Late Model feature with Chase Billet in tow. Randy Christine Jr. made it a three car race for the lead on lap three when he moved past Cameron Benyou. The race remained caution-free until lap 20 when Billet stopped in turn two with a mechanical failure.
This put Christine Jr. on the rear bumper for the restart. When the race resumed, Baer continued to lead and was flawless to the finish to take the win. Christine Jr. finished second with Benyou coming across the line in third. Grant Adams finished strong in fourth with J.R. Rodriguez completing the top five. Chase Billet and Adams were the heat race winners.
Colby Dice grabbed the lead from the front row at the start of the 20-lap PA Sprint Car feature. As Dice set the pace at the front, Mike Wagner Jr. began his drive to the front from a fifth place starting spot. On lap 12, Wagner moved into the runner-up spot by getting around Anthony Fiore.
As Dice and Wagner came upon lapped traffic, the caution lap flew on lap 15. With a five lap dash to the finish, Wagner applied heavy pressure but could not make the pass for the win as Dice claimed victory. Fiore finished third with Kyle Lloyd in fourth. Ken Duke rounded out the top five at the end. Dice and Fiore won their respective heat races.