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The 23rd annual Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek has now been completed.

The series started with a threat of rain at each of the first three races, before the fourth race, at Grandview, was rained out. That was the first rainout during Speedweek since Hagerstown in 2009.

The next four events went into the record books under hot summer conditions, but the final show, at Selinsgrove on Sunday, marked the second rainout of the 2013 Speedweek.

With the final event rained out, Thomasville's Greg Hodnett claimed his fourth Speedweek title by 15 points over 13-time Speedweek champion Fred Rahmer. Hodnett led the points after the first race, which he won, at Williams Grove, and not again until after the Port Royal race on Saturday.

Rahmer led the standings after the second race, and Sam Hafertepe Jr. led from the third race until after Port Royal. He ended up fourth in the standings, just 27 points out of the lead.

Stevie Smith was third in the final rundown, 24 points out of the lead.

With seven of the nine races completed, there was a different winner at each race. Hodnett, Alan Krimes, Hafertepe, Dave Blaney, Smith, Danny Dietrich and Blane Heimbach each won once. For Hafertepe, Blaney, Dietrich and Heimbach, the wins were their first during Speedweek events.


The average car count for the week was nearly 34. Port Royal had the highest car count with 40, just one more than Lincoln's 39 at the Kevin Gobrecht Memorial Race. Big Diamond's 24 was the low count of the week.

In all, 72 different drivers competed during the week. Those 72 drivers represented 10 states in the USA and two in Australia. There were 14 drivers who competed in all seven events.

Rahmer did finish in the top 10 in all seven events, to extend his string of top-10 finishes to 38. That includes every race he's run in the Northeast this season. Rahmer was the only driver to finish in the top 10 in all seven events.


HEIMBACH WINS AT PORT ROYAL: Heimbach defended his home turf Saturday when Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek moved to Port Royal Speedway.

Heimbach collected $5,000 for his third Port Royal win of the season.

Heimbach started second and outgunned pole-sitter Doug Esh to take the lead at the start of the 30-lap feature event. Esh remained within striking distance and passed Heimbach for the lead on the 14th lap. However, Heimbach wasn't to be denied, and was able to regain the top spot on the 29th lap to score the win over Esh.

Smith finished third, with Mike Erdley and Hodnett in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Danny Lasoski, Rahmer, Lance Dewease, Steve Buckwalter and Dylan Cisney.

Nick Dickson won the late-model feature over Mike Lupfer, Terry Naugle, Derek Byler and Andy Haus.

Deron Henry was the enduro dash winner.

DIETRICH SHINES AT GROVE: In Friday's Speedweek action at Williams Grove Speedway, Dietrich scored the $10,000 win in the Mitch Smith Memorial.

Dietrich took the lead from Donnie Kreitz Jr. on the 18th of 30 laps. Kreitz finished second, with Hodnett, Brent Marks and Hanover's Logan Schuchart in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Rahmer, Smith, Hafertepe, Chad Layton and York's Adam Wilt.

Hanover's Randy Doty won the All-American Outlaws feature over Hunter Nester and Fred Cullum.

On Saturday, Lewisberry's Scott Dellinger won the Firecracker 40 for the super sportsmen. Dellinger scored the big win over Russ Mitten, with Frankie Herr in third. Wellsville's Scott Geesey and Dillsburg's Rich Eichelberger completed the top five.

Rounding out the top 10 were Rick Barr, Chad Criswell, Mike Enders, Chris Meleason and Bobby Hockenberry.

Randy Stoudt won the limited-late-model feature over Dover's Gene Knaub. Randy Croop, Tyler Armstrong and Grant Adams completed the top five.

Twin features for the street stocks went to Bob Gutshall and Craig Morgan.

WILSON EXCELS AT LINCOLN: Ryan Wilson won Saturday's 358 sprint feature at Lincoln Speedway, coming out on top of a three-way battle for the lead.

Wilson topped Tyler Ross to win the 20-lap event. York's Chase Dietz finished third, with Niki Young and Jay Galloway in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Manchester's Austin Hogue, Hanover's Tim Wagaman, York's Jeff Rohrbaugh, Hanover's Issac Sneeringer and Franklintown's Brie Hershey.

Cody Lehman topped Logan Wagner to win the 305 sprint feature. Rick Steif finished third, followed by Lance Newlin and Eric Parker.

Doty scored the All-American Outlaws win for his second victory in as many days.

CANNON FIRST AT SE LINSGROVE: Jason Shultz bested Fairview Township's Pat Cannon to win the Firecracker 30 for the 358 sprints at Selinsgrove Speedway Saturday.

Shultz collected $2,000 for his win.

Cannon led the first 20 laps of the 30-lap event before Shultz took command. Cannon finished second with T.J. Stutts, Kevin Nouse and Larry Kelleher in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Cody Keller, Ryan Kissinger, Nyle Berkes, Dover's Tim Berkheimer and Derek Locke.

Jim Bernheisel topped Jeff Rine to win the late-model feature. Steve Campbell finished third, followed by Bryan Bernheisel and Dylan Yoder.

Brad Mitch was the pro-stock winner and Bob Bussey won the roadrunner feature.

McCLELLAND VICTORI OUS AT TRAILWAY: Brad McClelland scored his track-leading 30th career 358 sprint win at Trailway Speedway Friday evening.

McClelland's win came over Rohrbaugh, with Wagaman in third. Hogue and Sneeringer completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Austin Kirby, Red Lion's Brian Allman, Spring Grove's Dwight Leppo, Matt Campbell and Hanover's Cris Eash.

Knaub won the limited-late-model feature over Adams. Stoverstown's Cam Zeigler finished third, followed by Travis Mease and Stoudt.

Hanover's Nik Gower was the 270cc micro-sprint winner over Joe Long Jr., Steven Cox, Brent Bull and Brian Marriott.

Craig Wagaman won the street-stock feature.

DARLING TAKES URC TRIUMPH: Kevin Darling won Saturday's URC sprint feature at New Egypt, N.J.

Randy West, Davie Franek, J.J. Grasso and Art Leidl completed the top five.

-- Reach Bryan Householder at sports@yorkdispatch.com.