Pittsburgh's Pa. Motor
Speedway - Imperial
Dan Angelicchio passes Laura Lukon on the way to winning the Fastrack Late
Model feature at the Pittsburgh PA Motor Speedway Saturday. (Dan
June 12: In the
Hoosier Tire Mid‐Atlantic DIRTcar Super Late Models,
Cranberry Township's John Flinner picked up his first win of the season. Outside pole sitter Mike Norris
grabbed the lead at the start and led the first three laps before a yellow for a Tom Bateman
On the restart Norris continued to leadwith Flinner hot on his heels. Norris bobbled a
bit in one and two and that was all the cagey veteran Flinner needed to get by and take the lead.
Flinner, who started 5th, opened up a lead, but Norris
missing a beat running the best race of his young
Veteran John Flinner (48) moves around Michael Norris
(72) to win the late model feature at the Pittsburgh PA Motor Speedway, his first since 2008..
career. Flinner weathered yellows on lap 16 and on lap 24, to pick up the win his
27th at PPMS. Norris had a career best to
finish a strong second, followed by Lynn Geisler (in a spec car), John Garvin (in his best ever PPMS
run), and Jared Miley, from 12th.
It was Flinner’s first win since August of 2009, and since the death of his
daughter, who he dedicated the win
to and also to his mother, who has been ill.
The Brougher’s Machine
Shop Fastrak Pro Late Model Crates 25 Lap Grand Prix saw Greensburg Pa.'s Daniel Angelicchio pick up his first win of the season and first since 2008, and his third
Kugel led the first three laps before Mike Pegher Jr. took over on a restart.
Pegher seemed to have things under control pulling to over a
straightaway over fellow two time winner this season, Kyle Lukon.
A caution flew on lap 15 for
the stalled Justin Lamb. On the restart, Kyle Lukon took over the lead as Pegher didn’t seem to have the speed he had earlier. Then suddenly on lap 17
Pegher broke a wheelcoming off turn four bringing
out the caution.
Lukon again grabbed the lead
and opened up a bit of a margin. Angelicchio moved
past Rocky Kugel for second, and seem to be closing on Lukon quickly. Then on lap 21 Lukon got a flat tire slowed and brought out the yellow. On the
restart Angelicchio pulled away to lead the last
four laps for the win.
Kugel had his best run of
the season to finish second followed by Mike Reft,
Dennis Niederriter, and Dan Karalagas.
took a wild end over end flip in the second heat while running
third on lap two. Loria was unhurt. ~
May 1: 1. Jared Miley, 2. Tony Musolino,
3. Ben Miley, 4. Steve Baker, 5. Jim Stephens