This past Friday night August 15 2014 the 9a race team towed to Linda’s Speedway for X-cel 600 Dirt Modified Tour race at the tough bull ring. The top x=cel 600 teams were set to race at the tight oval. Abbey would start out in heat race looking to qualify for the main. The heat race was not as productive as Abbey wanted. The 9a was not turning the way the team hoped for and Abbey would have to run the Consi. A few changes were made and Abbey qualified thru the consi.
A few more adjustments and Abbey Price was ready to run the feature. Abbey was set to go as the races took the green flag. Abbey was moving forward each lap as she was searching for another great finish. Coming up a head of her a was upside down car on the tight 1/4 mile race track. To a void the wreck Abbey slowed the 9a down, another car running a higher line came down to avoid the incident and caught part of the 9a racer. Abbey was ready for the green after the accident but her front axle was not ! Suffering a bent spindle and a twist axle. Abbey would now have to march the ill handling racer towards the front. Abbey finished 11 at the checkered for a good showing with a bent racer. The car is now having a new Axle & spindle installed. Abbey has moved up in points a run down is at the bottom of the page.
Saturday night Abbey, Chip and Sara Price went to West End Fair grounds to play with the 1/4 Midgets. Abbey had a ride in a car and dropped it on its side the first lap out on the track. Once the car was righted she went out to have fun on at the Fair grounds. Abbey was glad to see her 1/4 midget friends. Sara was able to go out and race and have decent night giving the ride all she had.
Sunday the painted full size midgets parts were dropped off by Chip. At a race shop where the car is being put together. the Ford Focus USAC pavement car will need several more parts to complete the racer. However the chassis & Suspension is now squared in place. The tail tank and fuel bladder will be installed to run the plumbing for the fuel lines. The sharp looking racer is being properly prepared for future action.
As the Summer slowly winds down the tour racers are off this weekend. Chip will pick the 9a Dirt Modified Chassis X-cel 600. From Doug Bogor’s race shop and go racing this weekend up at Penn Can and Five Mile Point Speedway. Abbey is looking to compete at both tracks to take advantage of the remaining weeks of summer. The follow week is labor day weekend with and an ambitious schedule with Abbey racing two nights and Sara running at the West End Fair Race weather permitting. Run down and points below.
Run Down from Linda’s
Heat 1- Richie Hitzler, Anthony Schlosser-White, Michael Burrows, John Josko, Geoffrey Sutton
Heat 2- Aaron Bowes, Josh Pepe, Jonathan Pepe, Charles Bowers, Jordyn Mohr
Heat 3- Dakota Bartlet, Chad Zornek, Ian Williamson, RJ Smith, Jason Mills
Consi 1- Barry Breidegan, Korey Inglin, Kam Maby, Jason Dunkleberger, Ryan Higgs, Abbey Price, Tim VanHorn, Shawna Schiliblia, Jack Reifsnyder
1- 17 Jonathan Pepe
2- 55 Michael Burrows
3- 27 Josh Pepe
4- 9 Richie Hitzler
5- 08 John Josko
6- 88 Ryan Higgs
7- 08v Tim VanHorn
8- 64 Aaron Bowes
9- 6 Jason Dunkleberger
10- 56 Kam Maby
11- 9a Abbey Price
12- 127 Korey Inglin
13- 54d Dakota Bartlet
14- 62 Shawna Schiliblia
15- 43 Jack Reifsnyder
16- 10 Ian Williamson
17- 236 Jason Mills
18- 26 Chad Zornek
19- 7k Anthony Schlossberg-White
20- 57 Barry Breidegan
21- X Geoffrey Sutton
22- 00 Jordyn Mohr
23- 42k RJ Smith
24- 111 Charles Bowers
DNQ- Barry Lee, Brian Blankenbiller, Bruce Mills
OFFICIAL TOUR POINTS AS OF AUG 16TH
1 RICHIE HITZLER 9 1780 Leader 2 AARON BOWES 64 NAZARETH 1779 -1 3 MICHAEL BURROWS 55 ANNVILLE PA 1729 -51 4 JONATHAN PEPE 17 OREFIELD PA 1728 -52 5 JOSH PEPE 27 NAZARETH PA 1556 -224 6 NATHAN BRINKER 14N NAZARETH 1449 -331 7 JONATHAN JOSKO (R) 08 TELFORD 1372 -408 8 ABBEY PRICE 9A 1295 -485 9 KAILEE DIMORIER 14 HOMER 1294 -486 10 IAN WILLIAMSON 10 1240 -540