Montgomery Gets Pa. Motor Speedway Win
PITTSBURGH – Racing at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on Saturday showcased some of the best drivers around, with Ryan Montgomery taking the win.
Keith Barbara took the checkered flag in the Diehl of Robinson Super Late Model feature. The night also featured the 410 Winged Sprints, with Jack Sodeman winning the race by a comfortable margin. Bill Robertson earned his second victory of the season at PPMS in the Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman division, and Joe Podolinsky and Karlee Kovacs repeated their winning ways in the Miley BP Car Wash Hobby Stock and Imperial Heights Garage Young Guns features.
The evening started with 37 Rush Crate Late Model drivers vying for position in 4 separate heat races; Ryan Montgomery, Justin Lamb, Ben Policz and Andrew Wylie each finished first in their race. Two BMain races followed shortly thereafter, with drivers jockeying for the final spots in the main event later in the evening. Joe Martin took the top spot in the first BMain and local driver Daryl Charlier was the winner in the second BMain. A four lap dash had drivers John Waters, Nico Dabecco, Steve Beatty and newly married Laura (Lukon) Pastorak battling it out for position in the feature.
The Rush Crate Late Model feature showcased 26 drivers in the 25 lap main event. Seventeen year old Ryan Montgomery started on the pole and never looked back, earning the win – his 5th victory in his last 6 appearances. He was followed by Andrew Wylie, Russ Kolesar, Nico Dabecco and Chad McClelland.
Ryan Montgomery; Andrew Wylie; Russ Kolesar; Nico Dabecco; Chad McClelland; Justin Lamb; Josh Holtgraver; Daryl Charlier; Mark Moats; Jason Rider; Corey McPherson; John Waters; Ralph Morgan; Chuck Medved; Laura Pastorak; William Stile; Brian Goebel; Jeremy Adamik; Martin; Tommy Schirnhofer; Michael Reft; Jake Gunn; Steve Beatty; Kyle Lukon; Ben Policz; Cody Dawson