“Troutman Romps to Victory in E-Mods”
Hagerstown, MD (4-16-22)- Winchester Virginia’s Jonathan DeHaven scored his first win of the season in last Saturday nights Late Model Sportsman feature at Hagerstown speedway. The win for DeHaven, the 3rd of his Hagerstown career, came steering his familiar Swartz Chassis no.13D and would be his second overall win of 2022 as he was a recent Sportsman winner at Winchester Speedway.
Jakob Piper shot from the pole and appeared headed to his career first win at the speedway. Second Starting DeHaven had been on Pipers bumper during this time and would ultimately slide by Piper to take the lead on the 13th lap. DeHaven would eventually lead the distance but would how to hold off a charging Cody Kershner who had come from 10th on the grid to preserve the win. “All the cars here at Hagerstown are fast and you have to be on your A-game if you’re going to run with them.” DeHaven stated in victory Lane. “My car was really good tonight thanks to Audie Swartz as his changes keep getting us better, and I can’t forget Chris Fletcher, from Fletcher made horsepower, his motors are awesome.” Piper held tough for third with Dale Murphy and Danny Atherton rounding out the top five. Taking heat race victories over the 32-car field were Brad Feight, Piper and DeHaven with Troy Miller collecting the consolation victory.
Drake Troutman took the 25-lap Mid-Atlantic Modified feature as the division was making its first appearance of the season. Troutman took the lead from Michael Altobelli Jr. on the fifth lap and would runoff uncontested to take the win. 12th starting Ray Kable came on late for second with Altobelli, Justin Cullum and Cody Oliver completing the top five. Heats for the 23 cars entered went to Rick Hulson, Altobelli and Oliver.
In support class action, Jasen Geesaman outlasted Jamie Zentmyer to take his first career Hagerstown feature win In the 15-lap Pure Stock feature with Mike Fuller racing to victory in the 15-lap Hobby Stock contest.
Late Model Sportsman feature finish
Jonathan DeHaven, Cody Kershner, Jakob Piper, Dale Murphy, Danny Atherton, Cody Lear, Sean Merkel, Troy Miller, Shaun Miller, Bobby Beard, Ryan Walls, Zach Kauffman, Randy Schaeffer, Justin Dillman, Aaron Drummond, Bubby Tharp Jr, Josh Williams, Austin Warrenfeltz, Jeff King, Scott Palmer, Cody Breeden, Matt Williamson, Brad Feight, Wesley Bonebrake DNQ- Mason Strait, Elwood Sord, Charles Clegg Jr, Jim McBee, DJ Groft, Billy Ecton Jr, Craig Parrill, Justin Weaver
Mid Atlantic Modified feature finish
Drake Troutman, Ray Kable, Mike Altobelli, Justin Cullum, Cody Oliver, Donnie Farlling, Beau Aikey, Mitch Thomas, Doug Stine, TJ DeHaven, Rick Hulson, Jeff Sloinger, Mike Ciezobka, Lane Hessong, Anthony Lupini, Jeff Saville, Mike Corbin, Jimmy Jesmer Jr, Alyssa Rowe, Nick DiBella, Ryan Dolan, Michael Pappas DNS- Bret Hamilton
Pure Stock feature finish
Jasen Geesaman, Jamie Zentmyer, Mike Grady Jr, Deakon Snyder, Bobby Miexsall, Ryan Smith, Wayne Hawbaker, Russell Shoop, Jeremy Mills, Steve Kent, Shane McQuay, Dwayne Snyder DNS- Sherman Lynn Bryan Bowersox
Hobby Stock feature finish
Mike Fuller, Dylan Beavers, Keith Reed, Trevor Larrick, Randy Linaburg, James Speelman, James Mongan Sr, Devin Thomas, John Catlett, William Crook, Nick Fogle, Charles Noblitt, Carter Shank, Nathaniel Younker DNS-Steve Weddles, Tyler Fisher, Kevin Boyer, Zach Reid