It was a late night at The Legendary House Of Power on Saturday evening. A brief rain shower hit the speedway delaying the night's action, which included every single weekly division of racing being sponsored by Crackers Motorsports Marketing & Valpak. Over 100 cars filled the pit area between all four divisions, with the pressure being applied to the United Rentals DIRTcar Modified drivers who were competing for the final eight spots in their Championship hunt. Also, the Precision Hydraulic & Oil Rookie Sportsman drivers would be competing within the Arkel Motors Sportsman for the first time since their graduation night.
Precision Hydraulic & Oil presented Saturday night action on June 26th 2021 with a captivating night being presented for the driver out of Central Valley New York. It was Joey Bonetti topping both the H.O Penn Cat Small Block and The Arkel Motors Sportsman main events. Twenty nine H.O Penn Cat Small Block Modifieds entered to compete Saturday and Twenty Seven Arkel Motors Sportsman. It was Joe Bonetti, Corey Cormier, and Jimmy Horton winning the Small Block heat events, while Cody Higbie, Bobby Flood, and Johnny Bockhorn won the Sportsman heat races.
It was all about “Revenge” at The Legendary House Of Power Thursday night June 17th. Thirty one United Rentals DIRTcar Modifieds entered for a chance at a $5,000 payday and the chance at locking themselves in for the hunt of the 2021 Track Championship. Drivers were split into four different groups, and then two sub groups for time trials. The overall fastest driver, which was Matt Sheppard, would then draw a pill which could invert up to four drivers in their heat races, which were based off of time trials. Mike Mahaney was fastest of group one, “Mad Max” Max McLaughlin was the fastest in group two, “Super Matt” Matt Sheppard was fastest in group three, and “The Thrilla From Unadilla” Billy Decker was the fastest of group four. Sheppard being the overall fastest picked pill four for the invert putting all four drivers in the fourth starting spot for their heat events. Mike Mahaney, Max McLaughlin, Matt Sheppard, and Mat Williamson were the victors of each heat and eight other drivers were locked into the “Revenge Redraw”. Allison Ricci was the victor of the last chance qualifier, obtaining the lead after motor issues sidelined “DC Express” Danny Creeden.
Mike Sparta Trucking & Dave’s Racing Collectibles presented the ever so popular annual Nostalgia Night Saturday evening. A night exactly where almost everyone returns home for a great night of racing action accompanied by the largest autograph session The House Of Power has to offer. The memories, the stories, the icons you name it, and its mentioned during Nostalgia Night. This year was the return of Nostalgia Night after the Covid-19 Pandemic, and it was a glorious one.
For the first time, the Arkel Motors Sportsman division took center stage at The Legendary House Of Power Saturday evening. The Triple Crown event, which consisted of three twenty lap feature events, had a lot at stake for the competitors including three full purses, three full sets of points, a guaranteed starting spot for Eastern States Weekend, free Hoosier Tires, and $900 in bonus money. 47 drivers entered in for competition which incorporated five qualifying heats and one b main. Jared LaBagh, Bobby Flood, Brian Krummel, Jeff Hulseapple, and Joey Bonetti collected the heat race wins, and defending track champion Tanner VanDoren claimed the B-Main win.
In what was possibly one of the nicest days of 2021, the racing was hot on the 5/8th mile Legendary House Of Power Thursday evening. 30 plus United Rentals DIRTcar Modifieds entered for a $6,000 pay day, and a chance to get closer to the $25,000 Championship. Along with the United Rentals DIRTcar Modifieds, the Precision Hydraulic & Oil Rookie Sportsman and spectator races filled out the card. The event on hand was the first one of many Thursday night specials this season, known as the “Twin”tyfive-75. Two 25 lap feature events and a B-Main set the starting grid for the 75 lap Main event for the DIRTcar Modifieds.
Escape PowerSports Plus & H.O Penn Cat presented a full card of racing on Saturday night including action from the H.O Penn Cat 358 Modified division. After four qualifying heat events and a consi, whose winners were Mike Kolka, Johnny Lieto, Pat Reiser, Anthony Perrego, and Tyler Boniface, it would be “The Judge” Johnny Lieto and Patrick Reiser starting front row for the feature event. At the initial start of the 30 lap affair a caution would be displayed involving Joey Bonetti, Danny Creeden, and Richie Eurich.
34 H.O Penn Small Block Modifieds checked in for competition this past Saturday nights Interstate Batteries Night at The Legendary House Of Power. Roger Henion Jr, Jimmy Spellmon, Rich Eurich, and Anthony Perrego collected their heat wins and Johnny Lieto was victorious in the last chance qualifier. After qualifying, handicapping would have “The Rock” Chris Shultz and Chris Stevens on the front row for the $3,000 to win 30 lap feature event.
The United Rentals DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds were back in action Saturday night at The Legendary House Of Power. This was the first time back since April 3rd for the Big Blocks and this time it was a part of the Joey Falanga Memorial Big Block Derby. The night kicked off with the Frank Stevens & Sons Roofing Hot Lap Hero Bonus. “With great risk comes great reward.” The Hot Lap Hero Bonus would have the fastest Big Block driver in Hot Laps pull a pill to invert heat race lineups. The fastest driver would end up being defending Track Champion Matt Sheppard. Sheppard would pull a four car invert for heats with wins for the night collected by Anthony Perrego, Tyler Jashembowski, and Billy Decker.
The H.O Penn Cat 358 Modified division was in the spotlight Saturday night with a boosted pay out of $3,000 to win. 31 358 competitors entered for the evening with Joey Bonetti, Billy Dunn, and Bob McGannon collecting the heat race wins and all cars starting the night's event. After a redraw, Joey Bonetti and Jimmy Spellmon would sit on the front row for the 30 lap show down. As the green dropped Jimmy Spellmon would get out to the lead early, however just a few laps later Joey Bonetti and Tyler Boniface would go around the #28 and take control up front.