A close point battle between Kyle Larson and Danny Dietrich in the PA Speedweek Series
Tonight, the sprint car tour unloads in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania at Grandview Speedway. The 0.333-mile oval hosts race number five of the nine race mini-series.
View 2020 Pennsylvania Speedweek results below.
Kyle Larson has been reborn a full-time dirt racer. And he’s been killing it. Tonight, he’ll roll to the starting grid from 3rd.
Christopher Bell and Freddie Rahmer set the front row following the redraw. The 35-lap main event is up next, paying $10,000 to the 410 dirt sprint car feature winner.
Feature – Report
Green flag, Bell leads into turn one on the inside. Rahmer holds 2nd.
Slow in turn four. The caution is out but the leader Christopher Bell can’t slow down in time. Bell clips the slow car and the leader has picked up a flat tire!
Bell will get a hook to the infield. He has exhausted the repair time and will not return to the track.
Freddie Rahmer will inherit the race lead. Sammy Swindell is bumped up to 2nd while Larson holds 3rd.
Green, Swindell has a look to the inside as Rahmer bounces off the cushion. Rahmer holds the lead.
Lap 7, Rico Abreu and Kyle Reinhardt tangle and the caution is back out. Robert Ballou is also involved.
Green, Rahmer leads into turn one. He opens up the gap in a hurry.
A car has come to a stop on the front stretch, caution.
Green, Rahmer leads. Kyle Larson attempts to slide Swindell for 2nd but he can’t complete the pass on the bottom. He gives it another shot, pulls even but can’t complete the pass.
Larson finally clears Swindell for 2nd. He ran right against the inside wall in turn three to complete that pass.
Rahmer works lap traffic and Larson is closing quickly. Lap cars run side by side ahead of the leader.
Lap 26, the yellow flag is out for a car stopped in turn four.
Green, Larson has a look on the inside for the lead. Rahmer holds the spot off turn two.
5 to go, Larson attempts a slider in turn one. He can’t get it done. Rahmer struggles off turn two, Larson within two car lengths.
2 to go, Larson slides him into turn one, clear! Larson leads off turn two!
Larson opens the gap and he wins at Grandview Speedway!
June 30, 2020
View full PA Speedweek results from Grandview Speedway below.
Qualifying (2 Laps) : 1. Christopher Bell (11.552); 2. Kyle Larson (11.581); 3. Aaron Reutzel (11.631); 4. Freddie Rahmer; 5. Cory Eliason; 6. Sammy Swindell; 7. Brock Zearfoss; 8. Anthony Macri; 9. Ryan Smith; 10. TJ Stutts;
11. Logan Wagner; 12. Danny Dietrich; 13. Lucas Wolfe; 14. Brandon Rahmer; 15. Kyle Reinhardt; 16. Lance Dewease; 17. Dylan Cisney; 18. Jared Esh; 19. Mike Wagner; 20. Kyle Moody;
21. Alan Krimes; 22. Brent Marks; 23. Ryan Taylor; 24. Chase Dietz; 25. JJ Grasso; 26. Robert Ballou; 27. Tyler Walton; 28. Brett Michalski; 29. Dave Carlberg; 30. Rico Abreu; 31. Brent Shearer;
Heat 1 (5 Advance) : 1. Ryan Smith; 2. Christopher Bell; 3. Lucas Wolfe 4. JJ Grasso 5. Alan Krimes; 6. Dylan Cisney; 7. Dave Carlberg; 8 Cory Eliason (DNF)
Heat 2 (5 Advance) : 1. Sammy Swindell; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. TJ Stutts; 4. Brandon Rahmer; 5. Brent Marks; 6. Robert Ballou; 7. Jared Esh; 8. Brent Shearer;
Heat 3 (5 Advance) : 1. Brock Zearfoss; 2. Logan Wagner; 3. Aaron Reutzel; 4. Kyle Reinhardt; 5. Ryan Taylor; 6. Rico Abreu; 7. Tyler Walton; 8. Mike Wagner (DNF);
Heat 4 (5 Advance) : 1. Danny Dietrich; 2. Anthony Macri; 3. Lance Dewease; 4. Freddie Rahmer; 5. Brett Michalski; 6. Kyle Moody; 7. Chase Dietz;
B-Main 1 (Top 4 Advance) : 1. Rico Abreu; 2. Dylan Cisney; 3. Robert Ballou; 4. Kyle Moody; 5 Tyler Walton; 6. Jared Esh; 7. Mike Wagner; 8. Dave Carlberg; 9. Brent Shearer (DNF); 10. Cory Eliason (DNS); 11. Chase Dietz (DNS);
Feature Race Results
June 30, 2020
A-Main (35 Laps – $10,000 to win):
Pos | Driver
1. Kyle Larson
2. Freddie Rahmer
3. Ryan Smith
4. Danny Dietrich
5. Sammy Swindell
7. Brock Zearfoss
8. Aaron Reutzel
9. Anthony Macri
10. Logan Wagner
11. JJ Grasso
12. Alan Krimes
13. Brent Marks
14. Ryan Taylor
15. Dylan Cisney
16. Lucas Wolfe
17. TJ Stutts
18. Kyle Moody
19. Brandon Rahmer
20. Robert Ballou
21. Brett Michalski
22. Kyle Reinhardt
23. Rico Abreu
24. Christopher Bell
Pos | Driver | Points
(Points After: Grandview – June 30)
1. Kyle Larson
2. Danny Dietrich
3. Freddie Rahmer
4. Ryan Smith
5. Brock Zearfoss
6. Rico Abreu
7. Brent Marks
8. Sammy Swindell
9. Lance Dewease
10. Lucas Wolfe