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Austin Bishop held off a late charge from Ken Duke Jr. to pick up the win with a stellar 42 car field on Friday night. The win was his second of the season and 2nd of 3 wins in the Beer Hill Cup Summer Series however Ken Duke now leads the race for the cup. Meanwhile Saturday night at Path Valley 22 cars were on hand with questionable weather but track officials managed to get all of the qualifying in setting up a 2 feature events for this weekend.

Bishop drew the pole Friday night and lead every lap to claim the win however earlier this year he was not as fortunate when he drew the pole for race 2 at Port Royal only to have an issue which prevented him from starting. That twist of fate has former chanps Ken Duke Jr. and Zach Newlin in the top spots for the Beer Hill Cup with Darren Miller also tied for second and Kyle smith in 4th with Bishop sitting in 5th.

Friday night results

1. Austin Bishop, 2. Ken Duke Jr., 3. Jeff Geiges, 4. Scott Ellerman, 5. Zach Newlin, 6. Jay Krout, 7. Darren Miller, 8. Kyle Smith, 9. Jonathan Scarborough, 10 Dave Grube, 11. Jaremi Hanson, 12. Nick Sweigart, 13. Mike Alleman, 14. Larry McVey, 15. Rick Stief, 16. Christian Rumsey, 17. John Walp, 18. Dave Brown Jr., 19. Jonathan Jones, 20. Reed Thompson, 21. Stephanie Dodson, 22. Josh Guiher 23. Colton Hoover, 24. Kassidy Kreitz, 25. Alex Petosky, 26. Cale Reigle

DNQ: Fred Arnold, Drew Ritchey, Dave Wickham, Josh Dressler, Tom Carberry, Eric Husick, Devin Adams, Wally Eshenaur, Ian Detweiler, Dan McLair, Kyle Ganoe, Ryan Lynn, Johnny Yanek, Kurt Knepper, Erin Statler, Tyler Cochran


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