Stephen Wurtzer Grabs 1st Career Legends Win at Trail-Way Speedway


HANOVER, Pa: Stephen Wurtzer captured his first career Gene Latta Ford Central PA Legends presented by Harvest Chapel main event.


Wurtzer started on the pole of the main event and beat Austin Bellemare through the first and second corner to take the lead. Chris Transeau, who started ninth, was the car on the move early, blasting into the top five on Lap 4 after starting ninth.


Transeau made a bold move to make a two-car pass on the 12th circuit to take third. He passed Bellemare on Lap 17 and had three laps to catch the leader.


But Wurtzer was money up front. He held off the closing Transeau and took the win by .564 seconds at the stripe. Bellemare, Travis McClelland, and Seth Kearchner completed the top five.


Bill Diehl, Kearchner, Bellemare, and Wurtzer were heat winners for the 39-car field. Lincoln Kearchner and Mike Racine won the twin consolations.


CENTRAL PA LEGENDS PRESENTED BY HARVEST CHAPEL


Feature (20 Laps): 1. 14W-Stephen Wurtzer[1]; 2. 18-Chris Transeau[9]; 3. 32-Austin Bellemare[2]; 4. 51-Travis McClelland[6]; 5. 30K-Seth Kearchner[3]; 6. 53-Bill Diehl[4]; 7. 2A-Cody Altland[7]; 8. 1D-Owen Dimm[15]; 9. 41-Chuck Dell Jr[11]; 10. 26-Shaun Abney[12]; 11. 4J-Choya Young[14]; 12. 27-Logan Carbaugh[13]; 13. 18B-Blaine Leppo[10]; 14. 74X-Joey Racine[20]; 15. 31-Lincoln Kearchner[21]; 16. 19-Travis Perry[24]; 17. 71X-Joe Racine[18]; 18. 19J-Jonathan Robinson[8]; 19. (DNF) 25-Eric Hurst[19]; 20. (DNF) 61-Shaun Miller[17]; 21. (DNF) 19R-Roy A Denike[23]; 22. (DNF) 18J-Jorjie Anna Sweger[5]; 23. (DNF) 2G-Tyler Groft[16]; 24. (DNF) 70-Mike Racine[22].


Lap Leaders: Stephen Wurtzer (1-20)


Legend Heat 1 Finish (8 Laps/Top 5 Transfer to Feature): 1. 53-Bill Diehl[4]; 2. 18J-Jorjie Anna Sweger[6]; 3. 18-Chris Transeau[3]; 4. 27-Logan Carbaugh[9]; 5. 61-Shaun Miller[1]; 6. 45-Logan Jones[10]; 7. 13-Ronald Blizzard Jr[8]; 8. 63-Dave Benner[11]; 9. 9D-Brady Dillon[7]; 10. (DNS) 16-Tyler Kaylor; 11. (DQ) 4G-Josh Schrum[5].


Legend Heat 2 Finish (8 Laps/Top 5 Transfer to Feature): 1. 30K-Seth Kearchner[1]; 2. 51-Travis McClelland[4]; 3. 18B-Blaine Leppo[5]; 4. 4J-Choya Young[8]; 5. 71X-Joe Racine[6]; 6. 11R-Scott Musselman[9]; 7. 824-Brian Rampmeyer[3]; 8. 19-Travis Perry[7]; 9. (DNF) 27X-Michael Ohler[2]; 10. (DNF) 18T-Tyler Denike[10].


Legend Heat 3 Finish (8 Laps/Top 5 Transfer to Feature): 1. 32-Austin Bellemare[2]; 2. 2A-Cody Altland[6]; 3. 41-Chuck Dell Jr[4]; 4. 1D-Owen Dimm[5]; 5. 25-Eric Hurst[1]; 6. 30-Alex Robinson[7]; 7. 9-Rick Hartwig[3]; 8. 31-Lincoln Kearchner[9]; 9. 19R-Roy A Denike[8]; 10. (DNF) 22-Michael Boer[10].


Legend Heat 4 Finish (8 Laps/Top 5 Transfer to Feature): 1. 14W-Stephen Wurtzer[2]; 2. 19J-Jonathan Robinson[1]; 3. 26-Shaun Abney[6]; 4. 2G-Tyler Groft[3]; 5. 74X-Joey Racine[5]; 6. Z13-Vinnie Wenrich[8]; 7. 93-Brent Marquis[7]; 8. 56-Zach Baxter[4]; 9. Z12-Randy Getz Jr[10]; 10. (DNF) 70-Mike Racine[9].


Legend Consolation #1 Finish (8 Laps/Top 2 Transfer to Feature): 1. 31-Lincoln Kearchner[6]; 2. 19R-Roy A Denike[8]; 3. 13-Ronald Blizzard Jr[3]; 4. 22-Michael Boer[10]; 5. 63-Dave Benner[5]; 6. (DNF) 4G-Josh Schrum[11]; 7. (DNF) 9-Rick Hartwig[4]; 8. (DNF) 9D-Brady Dillon[7]; 9. (DNS) 45-Logan Jones; 10. (DNS) 30-Alex Robinson.


Legend Consolation #2 Finish (8 Laps/Top 2 Transfer to Feature): 1. 70-Mike Racine[10]; 2. 19-Travis Perry[5]; 3. 56-Zach Baxter[6]; 4. Z13-Vinnie Wenrich[2]; 5. 93-Brent Marquis[4]; 6. 11R-Scott Musselman[1]; 7. 18T-Tyler Denike[9]; 8. (DNF) 824-Brian Rampmeyer[3]; 9. (DNS) 27X-Michael Ohler; 10. (DNS) Z12-Randy Getz Jr.



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