RACING: Kahne to race in Doty Classic
ALLENTOWN — NASCAR star Kasey Kahne is among the drivers scheduled to drive in the 23rd annual Brad Doty Classic World of Outlaws Sprint Series race on Wednesday at Limaland Motorsports Park.
Kahne is a car owner in the Outlaws series.
Steve Kinser, a 20-time WoO champion and two-time Doty Classic winner, is also expected to compete. Kinser is off to a strong start in 2011 and is one of the favorites in this year’s race.
“The Brad Doty Classic is a special race to me because Brad is a great friend of mine and for many years was a great competitor,” Kinser said. “Obviously we want to win this one because it is that special and you want to feel like anytime you pull into the track that you have a real good shot at winning.”
Pit gates open at 3 p.m., spectator gates at 4. Qualifying begins at 6:30 and racing at 7:30.
There will be driver autograph sessions at 4:15 and 7:15.
Tickets are still available. Call 419-998-3199 to order.
ROSSBURG — After two weekends in a row off, Eldora Speedway returns to action this weekend with the World of Outlaws’ Kings Royal.
Racing begins Friday night with the Knight Before the Kings Royal and culminates Saturday night with $50,000 on the line for the winner.
Steve Kinser won the Royal last year, his seventh time.
Gates open at 3 p.m. on Friday and 2 on Saturday. Warm-ups and qualifying begins at 6:30 and racing at 8 each night. The NRA Sprint Invaders will also be in action.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Waynesfield Raceway Park
WAYNESFIELD — Ryan Broughton took advantage of a restart to sweep past Rob Winks on his way to the win in the Mini-Sprints feature Saturday night.
Broughton used his momentum to take the lead on the high side of turns 1 and 2 to grab the lead from Winks and never looked back.
Devon Dobie was third, followed by Drew Pollock and Drew Rader.
In the Thunder Stocks, Keith Ralston slipped by Chris Douglas on lap 10 for the win.
Douglas had led the first nine laps before being slowed by handling issues and dropped back to third at the finish.
Jeff Koz finished second. Shawn Valenti was fourth and Jim Post fifth
Matt Westfall grabbed his fourth win of the season in the Non-Wing Sprints. Westfall took the lead on lap 15 and had to hold off eventual second-place finisher Joss Moffatt over the final laps.
Kyle Simons was third, Todd Keen fourth and Dustin Smith fifth.
In the UMP Modifieds, Brian Post survived a caution-filled feature for the win. Post led almost the entire race.
Nick Katterhenry, Zach Schroeder, Matt Westfall and Jim Szekacs rounded out the top five.
Ethan Pope led wire-to-wire to record the win in the Compacts. Justin Durflinger was second, Harvey Yoder third, Keff Kimes fourth and Jordan Iiams fifth.
In the Tough Trucks, Mike Hicks came out on top in a three-way battle with Brian Beach and Gabe Twining. Twining held on for second.