The Story From Lernerville- Schuerenberg Rolls to Victory; Dietz Makes it Back to Back Wins; Krummert Tops RUSH Sportsman Mods

Sarver, PA (April 30, 2022) The Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars returned to The Action Track for the first time since 2019 on a crisp and clear Friday night, and they did not disappoint to say the least, providing fans in attendance In a fast and furious 30-lap $6,000 to win main event, Sikeston, Missouri’s Hunter Schuerenberg found his way under race leader Justin Peck with a pass on lap 11 off the bottom of the speedway in turn two in thick lapped traffic, and never never looked back, en route to collecting his second career All Star victory. Meanwhile, Tyler Dietz made it back to back wins to start the season in Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stock action while Diehl Automotive Big Block Modified driver Garrett Krummert took a hard fought victory in the season opener for the visiting RUSH Sportsman Modified Series.

Schuerenberg started on the outside pole alongside Justin Peck who started out to the early lead. Behind them, series points leader Tyler Courtney, invader Buddy Kofoid and Greg Wilson rounded out the top five in the early going. Wilson made his way around Kofoid for the fourth spot on lap four as Schuerenberg and Courtney engaged in a tight battle for the second position with both drivers changing preferred lines as the need arose. Meanwhile, out front the lapped traffic began to thicken just in time for Schuerenberg to cut to the bottom of turn two and bolt down the backstretch into the lead.

Caution waved for a slowing Zeb Wise with 13 laps in the books, providing an opportunity for Peck and his pursuers to run down the race leader and when racing resumed Wilson shot around Courtney to take over the third spot and taking the second spot from Peck just two laps later. With the laps clicking away and more lapped traffic ahead, Schuerenberg was able to maneuver wherever he needed to, putting cars behind him with relative ease while Courtney took the second spot away from Wilson on the final lap.

“I’m so proud of Coco and we call him Danny Appleseed there, they are my crew, those two guys and we made the decision to let them have a little more responsibility this year,” a grateful Schuerenberg said in Terry Bowser Excavating Victory lane. “I’m not calling any shots on this race car this year, they’re just two young guys getting started out, doing it themselves and they just have the work ethic to go along with we need, it’s the difference this year. I knew last year I just needed to focus on being a race car driver instead of trying to call the shots on this car and drive it. It’s too hard to do that when you’re trying to compete against good drivers and crew chiefs and Coco and Danny were up to the challenge and they’re doing a great job.”

“I think it was a good night overall,” Tyler Courtney remarked. “We were third quick in qualifying, won our heat and took third in the dash and second in the feature. Hats off to Hunter and the team, they were really good tonight. I just barely squeaked by Greg there to get second. We were better at the end of the race, we were just a little lackluster in the middle part.” Meanwhile, the venerable Greg Wilson continued his recent run of podium finishes with a solid performance

“Andy Potter and Joe are just doing a hell of a job and getting me comfortable,” Wilson stated post-race. “To have my wife and kids traveling with me, riding in the car and just chilling out is just good for me mentally. Just thank the good lord above that we get to drive race cars for a living still and hopefully we get us one here pretty quick”

Chris Schneider and Joey Zambotti comprised a very formidable front row that looked very much prepared to battle for all 20 laps as the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks came to the green flag. However, Todd Weldon and two time track champion Tyler Dietz were poised to charge forward to join them up front and made their presence known almost immediately. Schneider stretched out to an early lead over Zambotti who wound up with an ill handling race car, causing him to nearly leave the speedway surface in the early going and would eventually retire before the halfway mark. Weldon made his way past Schneider following a lap three restart while Mike Bordt, Cody Koteles and Dietz joined the action up front.

A caution at the halfway mark set the stage for the drama that was to unfold as Dietz made his way around Schneider for the second spot and began his pursuit of Weldon in the lead. Weldon looked to have the win salted away, having put some distance between he and Dietz in the closing laps, until a caution on lap 19 for Brett Hutira re-stacked the field. On the ensuing restart, Weldon held the advantage slightly going into turn one until Dietz made contact with him at the apex of turns one and two, sending Weldon into a spin and ending his chances to capture the win. After one more green-white-checkers restart, Dietz pulled away from his closest pursuers and crossed first at the line for his second feature win of the season.

“I shouldn’t have won, ” Dietz said in Terry Bowser Excavating Victory Lane. “I should have been sent to the back. I totally took Todd out, not intentionally, and he’s always raced me with a lot of respect. I was carrying too much speed and I clobbered him and I’m really sorry.”

Preston Cope and Jacob Wolfe brought the RUSH Sportsman Modified feature to the green flag and when action got underway Wolfe found some instant momentum on the bottom of the speedway to take the lead with Cope and veteran Rob Kristyak behind him. Meanwhile, weekly Big Block Modified competitor, seventh starting Garrett Krummert was making up ground quickly and following an early race restart, he found himself directly behind the race leader. The two drivers then battled for the lead side by side for the lead, trading the spot in the process from time to time. However, Wolfe was unyielding in his defense and held off the 2020 Lernerville Big Block Modified champion for nearly half the race until Krummert managed to take the lead for good on lap 12. once out front, Krummert never looked back, crossing under the checkers first in the season opener for the RUSH Modifieds.

“I was actually trying to get him to see me above him (Wolfe) hoping it would get him to move off the bottom because I thought the bottom was the place to be,” Krummert said in victory lane. “He was good tonight.”

Racing returns to The Action Track next Friday night for another Fab4 Friday Revved Up with Marburger Farm Dairy featuring the Peoples Natural Gas Sprint Cars, Precise Racing Products Late Models, Diehl Automotive Big Block Modifieds and the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks. Grandstands will open at 5 PM with racing starting at 7:30 PM.

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Main Event- 30 Laps -$6,000 to win

  1. (55) Hunter Schuerenberg
  2. (7BC) Tyler Courtney
  3. (97) Greg Wilson
  4. (13) Justin Peck
  5. (1) Logan Wagner
  6. (19M) Brent Marks
  7. (11) Parker Price-Miller
  8. (4) Cap Henry
  9. (11K) Michael Kofoid
  10. (22C) Cole Duncan
  11. (2) AJ Flick
  12. (6) Ryan Smith
  13. (42) Sye Lynch
  14. (91) Kyle Reinhardt
  15. (19) Chris Windom
  16. (26) Cory Eliason
  17. (99) Skylar Gee
  18. (9K) Kevin Thomas Jr.
  19. (17B) Bill Balog
  20. (20B) Cody Bova
  21. (7) Scott Bogucki
  22. (70) Sammy Swindell
  23. (73) Scotty Thiel
  24. (28) Tim Shaffer
  25. (11B) Carl Bowser
  26. (10) Zeb Wise- DNF

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car BMain- 12 Laps

  1. (1) Logan Wagner
  2. (22C) Cole Duncan
  3. (28) Tim Shaffer
  4. (1) Chris Windom
  5. (10) Zeb Wise
  6. (7) Scott Bogucki
  7. (29S) Dan Shetler
  8. (22) Brandon Spithaler
  9. (40) George Hobaugh Jr.
  10. (5K) Adam Kekich
  11. (35) Jared Zimbardi
  12. (12) Darin Gallagher
  13. (29) Logan McCandless
  14. (7NY) Matt Farnham
  15. (17) Josh Baughman- DNF
  16. (23JR) Jack Sodeman Jr. -DNF
  17. (38) Leyton Wagner0 DNF

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car CMain- 8 Laps

  1. (17) Josh Baughman
  2. (23JR) Jack Sodeman Jr.
  3. (07) Bradley Howard
  4. (6F) Ryan Smith
  5. (33) Brent Matus
  6. (55S) Matt Sherlock
  7. (4K) Bill Kiley
  8. (23) Darren Pifer
  9. (13M) Brandon Matus

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Dash- 6 Laps

  1. (13) Justin Peck
  2. (55) Hunter Schuerenberg
  3. (7BC) Tyler Courtney
  4. (11K) Michael Kofoid
  5. (97) Greg Wilson
  6. (42) Sye Lynch
  7. (11) Parker Price-Miller
  8. (73) Scotty Thiel
  9. (19M) Brent Marks
  10. (20B) Cody Bova

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Heat 1- 8 Laps

  1. (7BC) Tyler Courtney
  2. (9K) Kevin Thomas Jr.
  3. (55) Hunter Schuerenberg
  4. (99) Skylar Gee
  5. (19) Chris Windom
  6. (22C) Cole Duncan
  7. (40) George Hobaugh Jr.
  8. (23JR) Jack Sodeman Jr.
  9. (07) Bradley Howard

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Heat 2 -8 Laps

  1. (11) Parker Price-Miller
  2. (91) Kyle Reinhardt
  3. (20B) Cody Bova
  4. (70) Sammy Swindell
  5. (1) Logan Wagner
  6. (5K) Adam Kekich
  7. (7NY) Matt Farnham
  8. (4K) Bill Kiley
  9. (23) Darren Pifer- Did Not Start

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Heat 3- 8 Laps

  1. (42) Sye Lynch
  2. (13) Justin Peck
  3. (26) Cory Eliason
  4. (11B) Carl Bowser
  5. (7) Scott Bogucki
  6. (29S) Dan Shetler
  7. (38) Leyton Wagner
  8. (55S) Matt Sherlock
  9. (17) Josh Baughman- DNF­­­­

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Heat 4- 8 Laps

  1. (11K) Michael Kofoid
  2. (4) Cap Henry
  3. (6) Ryan Smith
  4. (73) Scotty Thiel
  5. (10) Zeb Wise
  6. (35) Jared Zimbardi
  7. (29) Logan McCandless
  8. (6F) Bob Felmlee
  9. (33) Brent Matus- DNF

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars Heat 5- 8 Laps

  1. (97) Greg Wilson
  2. (19M) Brent Marks
  3. (2) AJ Flick
  4. (17B) Bill Balog
  5. (28) Tim Shaffer
  6. (22) Brandon Spithaler
  7. (12) Darin Gallagher
  8. (13M) Brandon Matus- Did Not Start

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars- Time Trials

  1. (1) Logan Wagner 13.373
  2. (55) Hunter Schuerenberg 13.468
  3. (7BC) Tyler Courtney 13.472
  4. (11) Parker Price-Miller 13.478
  5. (13) Justin Peck 13.483
  6. (42) Sye Lynch 13.536
  7. (99) Skylar Gee 13.569
  8. (9K) Kevin Thomas Jr 13.577
  9. (22C) Cole Duncan 13. 598
  10. (20B) Cody Bova 13.606
  11. (19M) Brent Marks 13.666
  12. (73) Scotty Thiel 13.687
  13. (26) Cory Eliason 13.775
  14. (11B) Carl Bowser 13.792
  15. (91) Kyle Reinhardt 13.795
  16. (11K) Michael Kofoid 13.818
  17. (17B) Bill Balog 13.823
  18. (23JR) Jack Sodeman Jr. 13.829
  19. (40) George Hobaugh Jr. 13.849
  20. (19) Chris Windom 13.867
  21. (07) Bradley Howard 13.908
  22. (7) Scott Bogucki 13.918
  23. (2) AJ Flick 13.923
  24. (4) Cap Henry 13.942
  25. (29S) Dan Shetler 13.959
  26. (17) Josh Baughman 13.970
  27. (70) Sammy Swindell 13.983
  28. (5K) Adam Kekich 13.985
  29. (6) Ryan Smith 14.132
  30. (97) Greg Wilson 14.189
  31. (12) Darin Gallagher 14.243
  32. (7NY) Matt Farnham 14.293
  33. (29) Logan McCandless 14.352
  34. (28) Tim Shaffer 14.397
  35. (35) Jared Zimbardi 14.436
  36. (22) Brandon Spithaler 14.553
  37. (55S) Matt Sherlock 14.611
  38. (38) Leyton Wagner 14.689
  39. (33) Brent Matus 14.700
  40. (13) Brandon Matus 14.706
  41. (6F) Bob Felmlee 14.729
  42. (4K) Bill Kiley 15.523
  43. (23) Darren Pifer 15.598
  44. (10) Zeb Wise- No Time

RUSH Sportsman Modified Main Event 20 Laps

  1. (10) Garrett Krummert
  2. (7) Jacob Wolfe
  3. (63T) Tony Tatgenhorst
  4. (14S) Justin Shea
  5. (00) Rob Kristyak
  6. (8) Kyle Martell
  7. (10) Chelsie Kriegisch
  8. (02) Benjamin Easler
  9. (24) Preston Cope
  10. (57R) Jacub Rutana
  11. (25) Greg Porter
  12. (1R) Brandon Ritchey
  13. (JD57) Jordan Ehrenberg
  14. (111) Dave Price
  15. (333G) Dalton Gabriel
  16. (28J) Jacob Jordan
  17. (29) Cole Edwards
  18. (25S) Jolene Smith
  19. (12) JC Boyer
  20. (14) Jeff Schaffer Jr.
  21. (2) Kole Holden
  22. (46R) Doug Rutana
  23. (2LC) Lucas Canon

RUSH Sportsman Modified Heat 1

  1. (8) Kyle Martell
  2. (7) Jacob Wolfe
  3. (2) Kole Holden
  4. (57R) Jacob Rutana
  5. (111) David Price
  6. (46R) Doug Rutana
  7. (333G) Dalton Gabriel
  8. (JD57) Jordan Ehrenberg

RUSH Sportsman Modified Heat 2

  1. (14S) Justin Shea
  2. (63T) Tony Tatgenhorst
  3. (24) Preston Cope
  4. (28J) Jacob Jordan
  5. (02) Benjamin Easler
  6. (10) Chelsie Kriegisch
  7. (29) Cole Edwards
  8. (25S) Jolene Smith

RUSH Sportsman Modified Heat 3

  1. (10) Garrett Krummert
  2. (00) Rob Kristyak
  3. (1R) Brandon Ritchey
  4. (12) J.C. Boyer
  5. (14) Jeff Schaffer Jr.
  6. (25) Greg Porter
  7. (2LC) Lucas Canon

Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stock Main Event (20 Laps)

  1. (27) Tyler Dietz
  2. (73) Brian Daugherty
  3. (25) Jason Fosnaught
  4. (22) Chase Lambert
  5. (55) Chris Schneider
  6. (310) Dale Tuche
  7. (77H) Heath Close
  8. (26) Mike Bordt
  9. (45) Todd Weldon
  10. (1K) Cody Koteles
  11. (87) Jacob Weyer
  12. (4) Brett Hutira
  13. (948) Joey Zambotti

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Heat 1 for the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks

  1. (27) Tyler Dietz
  2. (45) Todd Weldon
  3. (55) Chris Schneider
  4. (73) Brian Daugherty
  5. (22) Chase Lambert
  6. (77J) Heath Close
  7. (87) Jacob Weyer

McCann & Chester Heat 2 for the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks

  1. (1K) Cody Koteles
  2. (26) Mike Bordt
  3. (948) Joey Zambotti
  4. (25) Jason Fosnaught
  5. (4) Brett Hutira
  6. (310) Dale Tuche

Car Counts

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars- 44

RUSH Sportsman Modifieds- 23

Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks- 13

Total Car Count- 80

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