Mark Watkins of McConnellsburg, PA started second in the PA Sprint
Series 305 Sprint feature, but promptly spun out on the start,
collecting Rodney Westhafer. Watkins used the next nineteen laps and
four restarts to make his way back to the front of the field. Matt
Mountz had led since lap two, but got beat to the bottom groove by
Watkins on a restart with one lap remaining and finished second.
Mountz?s teammate Joe Smith started tenth and picked his way to the
front, finishing third. Tyler Bear recovered from a spin on lap eight
to finish fourth and Rocky Magaro rounded out the top five in his
first start at Path Valley with the PA Sprint Series. Heat race wins
went to Watkins and Bear.
PA Sprint Series 305 Sprint: Mark Watkins, Matt Mountz, Joe Smith,
Tyler Bear, Rocky Magaro, Marcus Defreitas, Ben Naugle, James Eaton,
Jim Kennedy, Steve Whary, Rodney Westhafer Heats: Watkins, Bear