From the outside front row start George Ridden leaped into the lead in the 305 Sprints and with only one caution to regroup the field Ridden won by a length ahead of Tyler Bear with Craig Laudermilch, Mike Freet and Michael Heckman completing the front five. Bear and Laudermilch won the heats.
With the points season completed, the following day’s races on Saturday, Oct. 11, will feature the All Sprints Nationals with the 305 Sprints, Sidewinder 1000cc Sprints, 600 Sprints and 270 Sprints each racing 30 laps for at least $500 to the winner.
Gates open at 3 p.m. for the Sprints Nationals at Path Valley, and racing begins by 5 p.m. Contingency prizes for all four sprints classes include a framed 8x10 for each winner from Rob Keller Photos, a $50 gift certificate from Aero Wings of Chambersburg, and a tire certificate to each winner from American Tires.
Big Mike’s Videos is sponsoring the Hard Charger Award for the 305 Sprints and additional 305 Sprints sponsors include Worrick’s Garage, Hershey’s, HP Engines, Kumpf Motor Sports, ‘Cowboy’ Jim Kennedy, Wood Naturally, Goshorn Racing Fuel and Jim Stenger’s The Toyer’s Shop.
The finale of the 2008 season is the annual Rewards Banquet which is Nov. 15 at the Pleasant Hall Firehall and tickets are available now at the track.
305 Sprints _ George Ridden (2), Tyler Bear, Craig Laudermilch, Mike Freet, Michael Heckman, Todd Spangler, Jim Kennedy, Joey Hershey, Ben Naugle, Jeff Sell, Ryan Lynn, Logan Wagner, DNS Alan Kumpf, Matt Mountz. Heats to Bear, Laudermilch.