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“The Tornado” Banks $2,000 at Ransomville Modified Special
 

 

RANSOMVILLE, NY (May 25, 2018) “The Tornado” Tommy Flannigan from St. Catharines, Ontario was victorious and scored $2,000 for his efforts after winning the 40-lap special for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds this past Friday night at the Ransomville Speedway as Snyder Industries presented the racing program. “Oh Henry” James Henry from Niagara Falls, NY won his first Investors Service Sportsman feature of the season. Pete Stefanski from Wheatfield, NY won his second straight main event in the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. Second-generation driver Matt Hornquist from Eden, NY won his first feature of the season in the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. David Fingerlow from North Tonawanda, NY would score his second consecutive victory in the Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman.

Qualifying heat winners Allan Wills and the “Tornado” Tommy Flannigan led the field of Krown Undercoating Modifieds to the green flag for their 40-lap special with Wills in the lead. Working their way through the field early on were Ryan Susice, Erick Rudolph, and “The Doctor” Danny Johnson. Mike Williams spun in turn four to bring out the races’ first caution. The yellow flag would immediately fly just one lap later as Kenny Wills spun, in turn, one and John Smith making contact. On the restart, Flannigan would take the lead, just as Rudolph and Susice would go three wide with Jeff McGinnis to move into the top five. Susice would pass Greg Martin to move into fourth place on lap 15, just as Rudolph would reel in Allan Wills for second place. Rudolph would take over second on lap 17 and would set his sights on race leader Flannigan. Susice would pass Wills to move into third place with 14 laps remaining. While the leader was in lap traffic, Rudolph would reel in the leader in the closing laps and went three wide with a lap car heading to the checkered flag, but it was Flannigan getting the win.

After a pair of cautions that plagued the start of the main event for the Investors Service Sportsman, “Oh Henry” James Henry would pull away from Robbie Johnston, Dustin Gorhan, Derrick Borkenhagen, and Jonathan Reid in the 25-lap feature go. Borkenhagen would battle with Gorhan for third as point’s leader Brett Senek would reel in Reid for fifth place. Henry would stretch his lead by a full-straightaway over Johnston at the halfway mark. “Oh Henry” would hit lap traffic with 10 laps remaining and he would go on to score the win, his first of the season, making it the third different winner in the division.

Pat Dell and the “Racing Grandpa” Randy Zimmerman led the field of KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks to the green flag for their feature event with Dell in the lead over “Showtime” Jaren Israel. The lead trio of Dell, Israel, and Cory Sawyer were leading last week’s feature winner Pete Stefanski and Ken Camidge early on. Past divisional champion Brandon Sherwood came to a stop on the front stretch to bring out the caution on lap five. On the restart, Israel would take lead as Dell was challenged by Stefanski for second place. Stefanski would complete the pass on lap seven to move into the runner-up spot and would begin to go after Israel. Stefanski would look underneath and the two veterans would battle for the lead. Stefanski would take the lead on lap ten, just as Ken Camidge would challenge Pat Dell for third place. Dell would regain the runner-up spot after going three-wide with Israel and Camidge. Camidge would take second away from Dell with four laps remaining. Mike Kramarz spun in turn four to bring out the caution on lap 17. Pat Dell would challenge Camidge for second off the restart, but it would be Pete Stefanski winning his second straight feature.

Matt Hornquist took the lead early in the 15-lap feature event for the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. Nick Tarnowski and Chris Leone would battle for second as Hornquist pulled away from the field. Hornquist would hold off a hard-charging Leone to score his first win of the season.

Orval Harris and qualifying heat winner Ken Washburn brought the field of Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman to the green flag for their 15-lap feature event with Washburn taking the lead off the outside pole position. David Fingerlow would take the lead on lap two as Gerald Poole would move into third place. Pole sitter Orval Harris hit the turn one wall hard on lap six to bring out the races first caution. Off the restart, Fingerlow would continue to show the way over Washburn, Poole, and Bubby Pawlak. Cody Wolfe, opening night feature winner would work his way into the top three after passing Pawlak and Poole before the halfway mark. Wolfe would move into second place on lap 11 after an intense battle with Washburn, Poole, and Pawlak. Fingerlow would pull away from the rest of the field to score his second consecutive victory.

NEWS AND NOTES: 79 cars signed in pitside to kick off Memorial Day Weekend. Coming up in three weeks is the anticipated return of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models. Presale tickets are still available by contacting 1-844-DIRT-TIX. Suite rentals are also available for events throughout the season. Whether it is a company outing, graduation party, family reunion, bachelor or bachelorette party, a night in the Busch Beer VIP Tower is perfect. Contact the speedway office at (716), 791-3602 and get your suite today!

“The Winged Warriors” of the Patriot Sprint Tour will be making their only appearance at the Ransomville Speedway next Friday, June 1. Joining the PST will be the Investors Service Sportsman, KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks, Gippster’s Collision 4 Bangers, and the Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman. Pit gates will open at 5 pm with grandstands opening at 6 pm, with the first green flag of the night being at 7:15 pm.



RACE RESULTS –SNYDER INDUSTRY NIGHT SUMMARY

Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds: TOMMY FLANNIGAN, Erick Rudolph, Ryan Susice, Chad Brachmann, Pete Bicknell, Allan Wills, Rick Richner, Greg Martin, Matt Farnham, Danny Johnson, Jeff McGinnis, Jesse Cotriss, Steve Lewis Jr, Kenny Wills, Scott Kerwin, James Sweeting, Mike Williams, John Smith, Russ Zimmerman

Qualifying Winners: Allan Wills, Tommy Flannigan, Rick Richner

Investors Service Sportsman: JAMES HENRY, Robbie Johnston, Derrick Borkenhagen, Brett Senek, Jonathan Reid, Austin Susice, Andrew Smith, Chris Burek, Derek Wagner, Cameron Tuttle, Garrison Krentz, Justin McKay, Darrell Borkenhagen, Ed Cain, Noah Walker, Dustin Gorhan, Kevin Wills, AJ Custodi, Kyle Wendt, Dave DiPietro

Qualifying Winners: Jonathan Reid, Robbie Johnston, James Henry

KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks: PETE STEFANSKI, Ken Camidge, Pat Dell, Jaren Israel, Jim Coble, Jordan Moden, Mike Kramarz, Cory Sawyer, Chris Dziomba, Randy Zimmerman, Matt Tracey, Brandon Sherwood Did Not Start: Bryce Richardson, Joey Zimmerman

Qualifying Winners: Pete Stefanski, Pat Dell

Gippster’s Collision 4 Bangers: MATT HORNQUIST, Chris Leone, Nick Tarnowski, Ashley Blech, Anthony Hermanson, Chuck Cala, Brandon Potter, Dave Dusseault, Ryan Plante, Steve Matson, Cole Susice, Drew Westmoreland, Chad Desso, Brandon Close, Zachary Adams

Qualifying Winners: Ashley Blech, Matt Hornquist

Stevenson’s Hardware Novice Sportsman: DAVID FINGERLOW, Cody Wolfe, Bubby Pawlak, Ken Washburn, Brian Harris, Gerald Poole, Mark Harsch, Noah Mamo, Orval Harris, Dan Gardner, Brian Monahan

Qualifying Winners: Ken Washburn, Bubby Pawlak
 

 

 

2018 Season Underway at the Little R

RANSOMVILLE, NY (May 24, 2018) The Little R at the Ransomville Speedway started their 2018 season this past Thursday night as it was the first in a four-race mini-series that paid $100 to win in all point classes. A total of 55 Karters took part in the 2018 season lid-lifter. Special thanks to Bud’s Apple Pie, Matt Farnham Racing, Jerry Gradl Motors, Tim Phillips Garage, and an anonymous sponsor for putting up the money in the mini-series.

Jeff Anstett started on the pole in the main event for the Finish Line Auto Detail Senior Heavy. Anstett would lead much of the feature but Mike Evans would sneak past Anstett for the lead late in the race to go on and pick up the checkered flag. Jeff Chapman would finish in third followed to the line by Ron Spatarico. Heat races won by Ron Spatarico, Mike Evans, Jeffrey Chapman, and Jeff Anstett.

Brad Duhow would lead all 15-laps in an intense main event for the Poppin Hops Senior Lites. Duhow held off Jeff Chapman, Jeff Anstett, and Michael Carmer to pick up the win. Heat races were won by Brad Duhow, Eric Veihdeffer, and Jeffrey Chapman.

Trent Smith pulled away from the field early in the feature event for the Fitzgibbon Contracting and Construction Junior 3. Bo Wrate would take the lead away on lap four and would lead for a couple of laps until Jayme Stone took the lead away and would go on to score the win. Bo Wrate finished in second followed by Brendan Wallace, and Alexis Bolam. Qualifying heats were won by Trent Smith.

Anthony Pollow took the lead away from polesitter Abigail Castile early in the main event for the Jeffrey Machine Junior 2. Riley Bloomingdale took the lead on lap six. Pollow would regain the lead coming to the white flag and would go on to score the win. Bloomingdale would finish in second place and be followed to the line by Abigail Castile and Mario Camillo. Heat wins went to Abigail Castile, Riley Bloomingdale, and Anthony Pollow.

Luca Camillo led from the pole in the early portion of the feature event for the Slack Karts Junior 1. Heat race winner Brayden Bills would take the lead away by the midway point and would go on to score the win. Tyler Foster, Mason Hanel, and Luca Camilo would round out the top four. Qualifying races were won by Brayden Bills and Luca Camillo.

Tucker Welshans lead from the drop of the green in the first of two features for the Just Signs and Designs Novice. Welshans would hold off Wyatt Sherman to win his first feature of the season. In the second Novice feature, Sal Paonessa dominated, winning his first career feature. Heat wins went to Tucker Welshans, Sal Paonessa.

The karting action will continue each Thursday night throughout the Summer at 7:15 pm. The complete karting schedule is available online at www.ransomvillespeedway.com
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attention all Drivers!

 

Attention all drivers using VP Fuel, we just received a call from New York State, and we wanted to inform you that they may come to Speedway to check on your fuel. You can NOT be using any VP Fuel containing MTBE.
 

Here is the excerpt from NYS:
Section 192-g. Methyl tertiary butyl ether; prohibited. * (Effective January 1, 2004)
 

1. For the purposes of this section, "gasoline" shall mean any fuel sold for use in motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines, and commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline.
 

2. No person shall import into, or sell, dispense or offer for sale any gasoline which contains methyl tertiary butyl ether.
 

3. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars.

We were advised that VP stopped selling this last year but if anyone purchased/purchases Fuel in Canada or another state they could still be selling it.  Ransomville does NOT want to see anyone get fined so we are advising you of this as soon as we were made aware. Any questions please call the speedway at 716-791-3602 or message us personally thru the webpage.