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.
On a crisp spring evening, the action was hot and heavy at The Legendary House Of Power. The H.O Penn Small Block Modifieds were the main event of the night, with a 25 lap affair that required four heat events and two last chance qualifiers to set the grid. John Ferrier, Tanner VanDoren, Ray Hall Jr, and Randy Sweetman collected the heat wins while Danny Creeden and Kevin Root collected the last chance qualifier wins.
The official season for the H.O Penn Small Block division kicked off their season at the Legendary House Of Power on Saturday April 10th. 41 entries of stacked competition were in contention for the $2200 pay day. Four heat events and two consolation races set the field with Tyler Dippel, Ben Bushaw, Tommy Meier, and Anthony Perrego winning each heat and Mike Kolka and Corey Cormier collecting last chance qualifier wins.
The 2021 racing season began Saturday night April 3rd at OCFS, the Legendary House Of Power, kicking off with a special Autism Awareness Night. The United Rentals DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds were in action alongside a full field of Arkel Motors Sportsman. A full night of qualifying action set the fields for both divisions as the Big Blocks competed in 40 lap feature event action and Sportsman in a 20 lap affair.
Mat Williamson Sweeps To Eastern States 200 Win At OCFS, Jimmy Phelps Claims Small Block 75, Twelve Year Old Tanner VanDoren Shocks Field With Sportsman ES 50 Win, Jim Hajkowski Wins Street Stock Thriller. Mat Williamson of St. Catherines, Ontario Canada passed leader Stewart Friesen with 56 laps remaining in the 59th running of the Eastern States 200 at Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday night, the repelled challenged from Mike Mahaney and Friesen to preserve the $25,000 win.