VONDOHREN, KLINE AND UMBENHAUER WIN NASCAR STOCK CAR FEATURE RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAYGrandview PR
BECHTELSVILLE, PA.?~ Defending NASCAR 358 champion
Craig VonDohren held off the challengers to win his second 30-lap NASCAR Whelen
All-American Series Modified feature race at Grandview Speedway on Saturday
night. The win came during T.P. Trailers Night with the Oley, PA based seven
time champion earning $2,900 for his efforts including $250 bonus bucks from
T.P.Trailers and $150 worth of racing gasoline from VP Racing Fuels.
In the 25-lap NASCAR BRC Late Model feature, Ron
Kline, who appeared to be on his way to his first win of the season the previous
week until he ran over a muffler on the track and punctured his tire which
eventually caused him to spin, led from start to finish to ?finally get the
monkey off his back,? and pick up the win. The Salford, PA racer also received
$100 from T.P. Trailers plus an additional $100 from J & H Automotive owner
For the second week in a row Jared Umbenhauer, who
calls Richland, PA home, won the 25-lap NASCAR Sportsman feature for his fifth
win of the year and received $100 from T.P.
Rookie Brad Arnold was the early race leader for seven
laps of the Modified event before DeSantis charged to the front of the 30-car
Kyle Borror, another rookie this year, spun in the
fourth turn to bring out the caution on the 10th lap. DeSantis restarted on the
inside, but by now Von Dohren was second. DeSantis wasted no time motoring away
on the restart with Von Dohren by his side making numerous
By the Dan?s Deli ?-way mark lap, the order consisted
of DeSantis, Von Dohren, Mike Gular, Ryan Grim and Arnold with the outcome
DeSantis? slight edge was eliminated when the field
regrouped for a multi-car first turn accident on the 17th lap. The restart was
voided when Kyle Weiss spun between turns one and two. DeSantis held his inside
line on the next attempt and kept Von Dohren at bay with Gular trying to stick
his nose in the mix.
Von Dohren and Gular made contact on the 23rd lap and
as a result Gular went around in the fourth turn for another caution. Gular
showed his displeasure with Von Dohren. Also caught up was Hirthler,
fourth-place runner, as his run ended when he had to pit with a flat front tire.
The restart was brought back to the line after Terry Meitzler, who was having a
strong run, found himself facing the wrong direction in turn two. The leader
continued to be DeSantis when action went green again and Von Dohren worked at
moving from his second place position.
The lead switched hands on the 26th lap when Von
Dohren got past DeSantis.
VonDohren kept the Nick Gatto powered/K.L. Harring