Danny Dietrich raced to victory in the Labor Day Classic Monday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway.

Dietrich's first career Port Royal sprint-car win was worth $4,000.

Thomasville's Greg Hodnett started from the pole position in the 25-lap race that was delayed about an hour by an afternoon storm. Hodnett took the early lead, with fourth-place starter Lance Dewease quickly taking chase. Dewease took the lead from Hodnett on the fourth lap, only to have Hodnett regain the top spot on the 10th go round. While all this was happening, Dietrich had slipped from his third starting spot to fourth, but then began to regain ground. By the 15th lap he had caught Hodnett and took over the top spot he would hold to the end.

Hodnett settled for second, with Dewease, Brent Marks and Mike Erdley in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Chad Layton, Dave Ely, Blane Heimbach, Logan Wagner and the winner's older brother, Billy Dietrich.

Justin Barger won Saturday's 25-lap, sprint-car feature at Port Royal. Barger topped Hodnett for his first career Port victory, which was worth $3,000.

Rick Lafferty took over the point lead with a third-place finish, while Nate Snyder and Davey Sammons completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Layton, Brock Zearfoss, Marks, Rodney Westhafer and Ryan Taylor.


Mike Wagner, who entered the night with the point lead, was involved in crashes in both his heat race and the consy. Wagner crashed with Doug Esh in the heat and destroyed his own racer. He then drove his son Logan's racer in the consy, only to be collected in another crash, which left him with back injuries.

Justin Kann collected $3,993 for his win in the Butch Renninger Memorial late-model feature. Kann won over Andy Haus, Mike Lupfer, Tim Smith and Brett Schadel.

Todd Snook won the econo late-model feature and Dover's Mike Goodwin was the Xtreme stock winner.


Wolfe wins Gunn Memorial: Lucas Wolfe won Friday's Jack Gunn Memorial sprint-car race at Williams Grove. Wolfe started second and led all 30 laps, earning $6,000.

Lance Dewease and Stevie Smith kept Wolfe honest for the entire distance, with Donnie Kreitz Jr. and Thomasville's Greg Hodnett completing the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Alan Krimes, Doug Esh, Brent Marks, Brain Montieth and York's Cory Haas.

Track champion Jeff Haag took the lead with two to go to win the street-stock feature over Doug Hoffman. Kevin Seigler, Craig Morgan and Dustin Hollinger completed the top five.

Williams Grove was rained out at feature time on Sunday evening. The sprint-car feature was passing under the backstretch bridge coming for the start when the skies opened up with a torrential downpour, which caused the postponement of the rest of the program.

The super-sportsman feature will be added to this Friday's program, while the sprint-car feature will be added to the Sept. 13 show.

Montieth shines at Lincoln: Brian Montieth raced to his third Lincoln Speedway sprint-car win of the season on Saturday evening. The $3,200 win was Montieth's 43rd career Lincoln win, which moves him to sixth on the all-time win list there.

Montieth started 11th and took the lead from Steve Owings on the 21st of 25 laps. Owings, who led laps 15-20, finished second, with Ryan Wilson, who led the first 14 laps, in third. York's Cory Haas and new track champion Alan Krimes completed the top five. Krimes had started 19th after winning the consolation race. Rounding out the top 10 were Dover's Matt Boland, Billy Dietrich, Jim Siegel, Danny Dietrich and Robbie Kendall.

Chandler Leiby got his first win of the season in the 20-lap 358 sprint feature. Leiby started seventh and took the lead from York's C.J. Tracy on the 12th lap. Kevin Nouse finished second, with Tracy, Niki Young and York's Chase Dietz in the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Doug Hammaker, Dillsburg's Chris Arnold, Jay Galloway, Jordan Givler and Cody Fletcher.

Russ Mitten led all 25 laps to win his first super-sportsman feature of the season. Wellsville's Scott Geesey and series point leader Frankie Herr challenged Mitten most of the way, but had to settle for second and third. Mike Enders and Nouse completed the top five. Rounding out the top 10 were Carmen Perigo Jr., Chad Criswell, Steve Fannasy, Lewisberry's Scott Dellinger and Steve Wilbur.

Lannigan wins $10,000 at Selinsgrove: World of Outlaws late-model point leader Darrell Lannigan was the $10,000 winner in Sunday's late-model National Open at Selinsgrove. Lannigan's 15th WoO win of the season came over York's Rick Eckert. Shane Clanton, Austin Hubbard and Chubb Frank completed the top five.

Chad Myers held off Dover's Gene Knaub to win the limited-late-model feature. Andrew Yoder, Hanover's Sam Gallagher and Bryan Bernheisel completed the top five.

Tim McCreadie pulled out a late-race pass for the $8,000 win in Selinsgrove's World of Outlaws late-model preliminary feature on Saturday. McCreadie passed Clanton with five laps remaining in the 40-lap race for the win.

Clanton finished second, with Eckert in third. Lannigan and Dylan Yoder completed the top five.

Andrew Shoop was the pro-stock winner.

Anderson victorious at Hagerstown: Andy Anderson won the late-model feature at Hagerstown Saturday, collecting $3,000. Steve Axtell, Trever Feathers, Gary Stuhler and Kyle Hardy completed the top five.

Justin Weaver was the late-model sportsman winner, Mike Corbin topped the pure stocks, Jason Sarver won the hobby-stock race and Frankie Gordon was the mini-stock winner.

McClelland leads way at Trailway: Brad McClelland won his seventh Trailway 358 sprint feature of the season Friday.

McClelland's win came over Spring Grove's Dwight Leppo, York's Jeff Rohrbaugh, Stewartstown's Randy Whisler, Dillsburg's Chris Arnold, Jordan Givler, Fawn Grove's Matt Campbell, Jeff Halligan, Tyler Buchenauer and Cody Fletcher.

In the 305 sprint feature, York's Steve Storrie won over Mark Watkins, Eric Parker, York's Dalton Dietrich and Anthony Fiore.

Dan Furman won the street-stock feature and Roland Brown was the classic car winner.

Newberrytown's Covert gets $3,800 win: Newberrytown's Jason Covert raced to a $3,800 victory Sunday evening at Potomac, Md. With the win, Covert also claimed the season-long point title at Potomac, the first Pennsylvania driver to ever do so.

— Reach Bryan Householder at sports@yorkdispatch.com.