Race Results 07/03/2010


Bechtelsville, Pa. ? Craig Von Dohren, behind the wheel of his self-owned Felty Farms No. 1C, continued his dominance of victory lane at Grandview Speedway as he captured his sixth 30-lap NASCAR All-American Racing Series modified feature on Saturday night by a sizeable margin over runner-up and current point leader Duane Howard as the pair finished one and two for the second straight week. The evening?s activities were sponsored by C. J. High & Associates. Kevin Albert Jr. was eliminated from action before the first lap could be completed after a homestretch tangle with John Willman. Cliff Quinn, the polesitter, had to go pitside before the restart with a broken radius rod.


When action resumed Troy Wink was the early leader trailed by Jason Smythe, Jon Kellner Jr., Shawn Reimert and Danny Erb.


Smythe took over the number one spot on the fifth lap restart needed when Kevin Hirthler was facing the wrong direction on the backstretch. While Smythe, fourth-place starter, set the pace, the battle for the remaining positions was hot and heavy between Reimert, Wink, Erb and Ray Swinehart who started 11th, second, ninth and tenth respectively. Addison Meitzler and Keith Brightbill were hooked along the homestretch for the next caution period on lap. six. Smythe was still in front on the restart, but now Swinehart and Von Dohren, 17th-place starter, were holding down second and third.


Lap 11 Von Dohren moved to the outside lane and charged past Swinehart and Smythe to put the Jason Bashore-prepared Kauffman?s Bar-Be-Qued chicken mount in the lead.


By the Dan?s Deli 1/2-way hoagie mark the order behind Von Dohren, who had a comfortable lead built up, was comprised of Smythe, Howard, coming from 16th; Swinehart and Reimert.


Von Dohren?s healthy lead was erased on the 22nd lap restart that brought out the red when Brad Missimer, Hirthler, Kellner Jr. and Terry Meitzler tangled between the third and fourth turn with Meitzler being the only one able to continue. When racing went green again Von Dohren kept the Ford-powered Main Engines car in first while some of the ones behind him swapped paint allowing Von Dohren to pull away from the field. Howard overtook second on the 23rd lap and set sail after Von Dohren while Smythe, Swinehart and Jeff Strunk diced for the remaining positions. No one was able to reel Von Dohren in to challenge him despite lap traffic he encountered and he pulle