Abbottstown, Pa. (7/20/19): With the heat in the air on a July Saturday night, Mason Chaney’s win in April was a distant memory. Chaney shared the front row of the 20-lap feature with pole-sitter Scott Lee.
Chaney took the lead when the green flag dropped with Bill Diehl all over Lee for second. Diehl got under Lee coming out of turn 2 for the position.
Lee got high allowing Alex Schmeidel to get by for third.
The yellow came out on lap 3 for Mike Rebold in turn 3. Josh Schrum who started fourth headed into the pits. Tim O’Sheehan came to a stop in turn 1 as the field was lined up for the restart. O’Sheehan went to the pits ending his night.
Chaney raced to the cone with Diehl, Schmeidel, Austin Bellemare and Aaron Updegraff lined up behind him.
Jeremy Ott, the winner of the last two Legend races at the track was up to sixth from his tenth starting spot for the restart.
Chaney had solid restart with a three-way battle for third behind him between Bellemare, Updegraff and Ott.
Lap 4 saw the caution come out for Bellemare in turn 3. Ott headed to the pits under caution, ending his night and a chance for a three-peat.
Chaney drove through the middle of the track with Diehl trying to work the bottom to take the lead.
Diehl stuck his nose under Chaney in turns 1 and 2 with Chaney holding onto the top spot.
Another three-car battle for third was in progress behind the leaders. This time it was Updegraff, Schmeidel and Travis McClelland with Updegraff keeping the spot.
Diehl was keeping Chaney within striking distance for the lead when the caution came out on lap 8 for Schmeidel who got spun around in turn 4 while running fourth.
Chaney had the field lined up and ready for green, but Bellemare came to a stop in turn 2 before the restart.
Diehl got his nose under Chaney again in turns 1 and 2 but Chaney held onto the lead.
The yellow came out again on lap 9. This time for pole-sitter Scott Lee in turn 2.
Chaney and Diehl continued to battle for first with Diehl running a slightly lower line around the track.
Chaney held off Diehl to win his second feature of the year at Lincoln. Updegraff finished third. McClelland crossed the line fourth and Jeremy Hahn completed the top five.
Heat winners were Mason Chaney, Tim Hahn, Scott Lee and Bill Diehl. Travis Perry won the B-main.
Central PA Legends Feature Finish (20 laps) - 1. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 2. 53-Bill Diehl; 3. 77A-Aaron Updegraff; 4. 51-Travis McClelland; 5. 18H-Jeremy Hahn; 6. 75-Chandler Pagnotta; 7. 19-Travis Perry; 8. 26-Shaun Abney; 9. 30-Alex Robinson; 10. 18-Chris Transeau; 11. 14W-Stephen Wurtzer; 12. 3M-Chris McKinney; 13. 9C-Justin Cunningham; 14. P40-Mike Rabold; 15. 95-Alex Schmeidel; 16. 41-Chuck Dell; 17. 17H-Tim Hahn; 18. 42-Scott Lee (DNF); 19. 8-Austin Bellemare (DNF); 20. Eric Hurst (DNF); 21. 10-Jeremy Ott (DNF); 22. 61-Shaun Miller (DNF); 23. 5C-Josh Schrum (DNF); 24. UGLY-Tim O’Sheehan (DNF)
Lap Leader: Mason Chaney (1-20)
Central PA Legends Heat One Finish (8 laps) - 1. 8CR-Mason Chaney; 2. 95-Alex Schmeidel; 3. 77A-Aaron Updegraff; 4. 51-Travis McClelland; 5. 99H-Eric Hurst; 6. 41-Chuck Dell; 7. P40-Mike Rabold; 8. 99G-Bryan Green; 9. 7R-Rob Rudisill Jr.; 10. 85-Michael Goldsmith
Central PA Legends Heat Two Finish (8 laps) - 1. 17H-Tim Hahn; 2. 14W-Stephen Wurtzer; 3. 75-Chandler Pagnotta; 4. 3M-Chris McKinney; 5. 18-Chris Transeau; 6. 19. 69-Cole Hahn; 7. 19-Travis Perry; 8. 4-Eli Dodge; 9. 19R-Roy Denike
Central PA Legends Heat Three Finish (8 laps) - 1. 42-Scott Lee; 2. 10-Jeremy Ott; 3. 5C-Josh Schrum; 4. 18H-Jeremy Hahn; 5. UGLY-Tim O'Sheehan; 6. 93-Brent Marquis; 7. 30-Alex Robinson; 8. 78-Zac Smith; 9. 90-Scott Spidle
Central PA Legends Heat Four Finish (8 laps) - 1. 53-Bill Diehl; 2. 8-Austin Bellemare; 3. 26-Shaun Abney; 4. 61-Shaun Miller; 5. 9C-Justin Cunningham; 6. 79-Ed Trump; 7. 91-Ben Goldsmith; 8. 71-Ron Dick; 9. 9H-Rick Hartwig
Central PA Legends Consy Finish (10 laps) - 1. 19-Travis Perry; 2. 41-Chuck Dell; 3. 30-Alex Robinson; 4. P40-Mike Rabold; 5. 78-Zac Smith; 6. 79-Ed Trump; 7. 69-Cole Hahn; 8. 9H-Rick Hartwig; 9. 90-Scott Spidle; 10. 99G-Bryan Green; 11. 4-Eli Dodge; 12. 19R-Roy Denike; 13. 91-Ben Goldsmith; 14. 85-Michael Goldsmith; 15. 7R-Rob Rudisill Jr.; 16. 71-Ron Dick; 17. 93-Brent Marquis (DNS)