|Date: 9/28/2015 4:07:28 PM|
HAMLIN SPEEDWAY NEWS
Hamlin, PA - Hamlin Speedway Names 2015 Track Champions
By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media
The 2015 Hamlin Speedway racing season came to a close two weeks ago on September 19th with a star studded event that produced 142 entries. The calculations have now been completed and all champions for the 2015 season are now official.
The Smith Family completed their tenth successful season of promoting the Hamlin facility they took over the reigns of in 2006. The popular multi-division speedway, located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, enjoyed a twenty event season in 2015 with great results as the driving stars at the speedway rose to the occasion to shine brightly for the great racing fans who came out to witness the thrill a second excitement....Hamlin Style!
In the Junior Slingshot division, Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania talent "The Little Tornado" Tyler Peet once again earned the track title highlighted by an eleven win season. Peet earned his second consecutive driving title with a 225 point margin over newcomer Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania talent Jared Silfee and a 252 point advantage over Bloomingburg, New York resident "The Highside Hustler" Justin Mills.
Goshen, New Yorker "The Quack Attack" Ryan Quackenbush made a successful transition into the Rookie Wingless 600 Sprint division from the All Star Slingshots from a season ago and he made a big splash throughout the season with spectacular runs to capture the title with four wins. Quackenbush captured the title with a 196 point cushion over runner-up AJ Hobbs residing in Prompton, Pennsylvania. Hobbs also made a great transition out of the All Star Slingshots and captured six wins along the way. New Jersey racer Kyle Exley came out of the blocks slowly but once the mid season hit, Exley was racing upfront for the remainder of the way.
"The Ambassador" Wes Hearn utilized a four win season and great consistent finishes to capture the All Star Slingshot title with a 141 point advantage over "The Oxford Express" Dale Kober. Kober earned two wins during the season to remain close throughout the season long battle. "Kid Wicked" Tyler Pirone began the season like a house on fire with three quick wins but encountered some problems at the midway point to fall to third in the final stats.
Dale Kober and Wes Hearn put on many a great battle throughout the season in the Super Slingers and the final outcome came on the last night when Kober earned another track title with a 91 point margin over Hearn. Their dominance in the division showed with Hearn earning nine wins and Kober notching seven. "Mama J" Janell Geary was a first year campaigner and got off to a slow star but came on strong to finish in third place ahead of "Gator" Aaron Geary.
The sensational "Icon" Pat Bealer captured his third consecutive 270 Sprint title as he put together a seven win season on his way to the Hamlin title with a 160 point margin over the runner-up "Smoke Jr" Sydney Prince. Prince, based out of Killingsworth, Connecticut, enjoyed a great season capturing two wins and having solid finishes all season long. "Deuce" Glenn Macomber had a strong season to finish in third place. "The Misfit" Tyler Galatro and "The Fire Girl" Mallory Prince rounded out the top five as only one point separated the two chargers in the final standings.
Scranton, Pennsylvania hot shoe "The Electric Man" Colin White laid claim to his first Hamlin Speedway title in the hotly contested Wingless 600 Sprint division. White captured the title through consistency as he did not win a feature event during the season. White won by the slimmest of margins by just 47 points over New Hartford, Connecticut hot shoe "The G-Man" Grady Johnston. Johnston earned three wins during the season. "Bad" Chad Sandt, who earned one win, was third just 90 points in arrears. "The A-Team" Brandon Azzalina was fourth in points and 158 points off in the title chase and he did earn four wins during the season.
The Hampton RV and Trailer Sales sponsored Stage One Modifieds completed their fourth season at the speedway and produced some memorable feature events throughout the season. "The Nickel Man" Joel Smith raced to his third driving title in four years with ten wins throughout the season and a close 31 point margin over "The Dare-Devil" Collin DuBois. DuBois earned three wins during the season. Finishing third with consistent finishes throughout the season was "The Jersey Girl" Erin Paulison who made the successful transition into the Stage One Modifieds after racing with the All Star Slingshots in the past.
Keep in touch with all of the latest updates of the Hamlin Speedway by visiting their website often. The Banquet preparations are in the initial stages and wil ltake place on November 21st at the S&S Speedways facility. All of the news regarding the Banquet and the new 2016 racing season will follow in a timely manner. The Smith Family would like to thank all of the drivers, owners, staff and the loyal band of race fans who have helped make the Hamlin Speedway the finest well-rounded small car division racing facility in the country.
Please support the many great sponsors who assist in working and sponsoring the season long events at the speedway. Tilcon, Yankowski Enterprises, Triple Cities Mack, Dickie Keiper Speed Supplies, Ron Brown Hauling, Classic Cycles, Kim's Kreations, RockAuto.com, Howe's Comfort Inn and Santarelli And Sons Oil Company are all part of the advertising family at the speedway and we graciously thank them for their support.
For additional updates and information regarding all of the news and additions to the Hamlin Speedway, logon to their well documented website at: http://www.hamlinspeed.com or call the speedway hotline at: 570 420 5500. Visit us often for a great night of racing action as............................................
The Hamlin Speedway Is The "Pearl" In The Poconos
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