Hershey Dominates in Newcastle

Hershey Dominates in Newcastle

Logan Hershey (20) put down the gauntlet this weekend at the Newcastle Speedway as he swept the event, winning his heat race, the Dash for Cash, collecting an extra $100 (which he quickly donated to charity), and collected his 3rd Feature Event victory of the year. Hershey came into the evening 3 points behind 2013 champion John Garrigan jr. (95j) in the BHMST championship chase, and left the event with a 5 point advantage just one weekend before the end of the season.

Hershey started the feature in the 6th position, and was the cause of the first caution flag when he spun out in turn 1 and 2. He went to the back pack and quickly drove through the 18 car field to put an exclamation point on his evening, and serving notice that he is the driver to beat for the 2014 BHMST Championship. Donnie Bandy (28) finished 2nd for his best finish of the season, followed closely by Nate Hand (2), Jason Robbins (50), and Jim Paisley (9j) to finish out the top 5.

The scariest moment of the evening was when Reggie Schrank launched his showroom quality #521 machine off of turn 1 at full speed, driving straight into the fence. He suffered 1st and 2nd degree burns on the lower half of his body from hot coolant but is on the mend. He is sore and healing, but credits his safety equipment, including his HANS device (Head and Neck Restraint) for being able to walk away.

On a brighter note, Doug Napier, driver and host of the Black Hills Race Talk sponsored 3d machine  (www.BHRaceTalk.com) along with co-hosts Lynn Amick, and Mike Pennel, came along side the Black Hills Speedway and Newcastle Speedway and ended the weekend collecting over $1000 for two local charities, The Humane Society of the Black Hills and The Children's Miracle Network. Thanks to all the fans and drivers who helped make this possible.

The Black Hills Mini Sprint Tour season winds up next weekend at the Heartland Speedway in Rapid City, Sept 5th and 6th.

Heat 1

Logan Hershey (20), Nate Hand (2), Don Taylor (31), Ryan Fulk (11f), Reggie Schrank (521)

Heat 2

Scott Hudson (84), John Garrigan jr. (95j), Doug Napier (3d), Karon Deshaw (26), Ronald Sadness (720)

Heat 3

Donnie Bandy (28), Jason Robbins (50), Jeff Nelson (59), Robert Bandy (27)

Heat 4

Blayne Brink (21), Jim Paisley (9j), Tom Peterson (307), Kenny Robbins (27k)

Feature

Hershey (20), D. Bandy (28), Hand (2), J. Robbins (50), Paisley (9j), Peterson (307), Garrigan jr. (95j), Napier (3d), Taylor (31), R. Bandy (27), Fulk (11f), K. Robbins (27k), Deshaw (26), Brink (21), Sadness (720), DNF Nelson (59), DNS Hudson (84), Schrank (521)

  

2014 BHMST Points

1             Logan Hershey   20           1018

2             John Garrigan     95j          1013

3             Jim Paisley           9j            998

4             Larry Reub           59           991

5             Robert Bandy     27           979

6             Blayne Brink        21           973

7             Donnie Bandy     28           949

8             Karon Deshaw    26           942

9             Ryan Fulk             11f         928

10           Kenny Robbins    27k         927

11           Nate Hand           2             875

12           Doug Napier       3d           867

13           Reggie Schrank  521        851

14           Peterson/Mills    22           783

15           Jason Robbins    50           757

16           Tom Peterson     307        737

17           Don Taylor          31           726

18           Scott Hudson      84           708

19           Tyler Liebig         55           682

20           Ron Fulk               9             681

21           Doug McIntosh  23           647

22           Taylor Everett    720        565

23           Landon Schmidt 24           537

24           Jeff Wignall         19           456

25           Samantha Swett  X's        282

26           Erin Wood           41           195

27           Ronald Sadness  720        101

28           Ed Wagoner        51           96

29           Tom Jernigan      86           93

Next Weekend is the Point Championship

Friday and Saturday Night Sept 5th-6th at the 

Heartland Speedway in Rapid City, SD


Sagebrush Shootout Results

Newcastle WY.

Blayne Brink Wins Friday Night

Logan Hershey Wins Saturday Night

Kris Wilke Wins Challenge Race

Friday Night Results

Heat 1

Landon Schmidt (24), Blayne Brink (21), Larry Reub (59), Ron Fulk (9), DNS Ryan Fulk (11f)

Heat 2

Logan Hershey (20), Nate Hand (2), Scott Hudson (84), Taylor Everett (720), Doug McIntosh (23)

Heat 3

Doug Napier (3d), Tom Peterson (307), Karon Deshaw (26), Robert Bandy (27), Jeff Wignall (19)

Heat 4

Brandon Mills (22), Reggie Schrank (521), Kenny Robbins (27k), Don Taylor (31), Donnie Bandy (28)

Heat 5

John Garrigan jr. (95j), Jason Robbins (50), Jim Paisley (9j), Samantha Swett (X's)

B-Main

R. Bandy (27), McIntosh (23), Ron Fulk (9), Everett (720), Swett (X's), DNF Taylor (31), D. Bandy (28) DNS Wignall (19), Ryan Fulk (11f)

Feature

Brink (21), Hershey (20), J. Robbins (50), Schrank (521), Schmidt (24), Garrigan (95j), Mills (22), Peterson (307), Hand (2), Reub (59), K. Robbins (27k), Deshaw (26), Paisley (9j), DNF Napier (3d), R. Bandy (28), McIntosh (23), Fulk (9), Hudson (84)

Saturday Night Results

Heat 1

Logan Hershey (20), Jason Robbins (50), Peterson (307), Schmidt (24), Donnie Bandy (28)

Heat 2

Jim Paisley (9j), Larry Reub (59), Ryan Fulk (9), Doug McIntosh (23), DNS Taylor Everett (720)

Heat 3

Brandon Mills (22), Doug Napier (3d), Robert Bandy (27), Scott Hudson (84), DNS Jeff Wignall (19)

Heat 4

 John Garrigan jr. (95j), Blayne Brink (21), Kenny Robbins (27k), Karon Deshaw (26), Don Taylor (31)

Feature

Hershey (20), Peterson (307), J. Robbins (50), Mills (22), Paisley (9j), Garrigan (95j), Napier (3d), Reub (59), Deshaw (26), McIntosh (23), R. Bandy (27), Fulk (9), Hudson (84), Taylor (31), Everett (720), DNF  D. Bandy (28), Brink (21) Schmidt (24), K. Robbins (27k)


Winner, Winner! Napier Repeats in Sturgis

After a slow and frustrating start to the 2014 Black Hills Mini Sprint Tour season, Doug Napier finally found his "groove" and piloted his BHRaceTalk.com sponsored 3d machine to his second feature win in as many weeks Saturday Night.  After taking the win last week in Newcastle, WY, Napier starting from the #2 spot in the feature at the  J.C. "Pappy" Hoel Short Track in Sturgis, took the lead on the first lap and managed to hold off the rest of the field for the multi-caution filled 20 lap main event. The battle was for the second spot, which was a fierce battle between Karon Deshaw (26),Blayne Brink (21), John Garrigan jr. (95j) and Tyler Liebig (55). Garrigan ended up in the runner-up spot, followed by Liebig, Jim Paisley (9j) and Larry Reub (59). Heat winners of the 25 car field were Brink, Reub, Paisley, Liebig, and Brandon Mills (22). The B-Main winner was Logan Hershey (20)

The next event for the BHMST is the Sage Brush Shootout in Newcastle, WY on Aug 8-9 which will feature the regulars from the BHMST and up to a dozen other drivers from around the area including the Miniakota Micro Sprints (www.miniakotamicros.com) All the drivers will be fighting for over $5000 in purse and prizes. The races start at 7:00 each night.

Heat 1

Blayne Brink (21), Karon Deshaw (26), Nate Hand (2), Ron Fulk (9), Samantha Swett (X's)

Heat 2

Larry Reub (59), Doug McIntosh (23), Don Taylor (31), Taylor Everett (720)

Heat 3

Jim Paisley (9j), John Garrigan jr. (95j), Donnie Bandy (28), Logan Hershey (20), Jeff Wignall (19)

Heat 4

Tyler Liebig (55), Robert Bandy (27), Ryan Fulk (11f), Kenny Robbins (27k), Jason Robbins (50)

Heat 5

Brandon Mills (22), Doug Napier (3d), Landon Schmidt (24), Reggie Schrank (521), Scott Hudson (28x), Erin Wood (41)

B-Main

Hershey, Schrank, J. Robbins, Wood, Hudson, K. Robbins, Swett, (DNF) Everett, Ron Fulk (DNS) Wignall

Feature

Napier, Garrigan, Liebig, Paisley, Reub, R. Bandy, Mills, Schrank, Schmidt, Deshaw, J. Robbins, McIntosh, Brink, Hershey, (DNF) Ryan Fulk, Taylor, Hand, D. Bandy


See News Section for more results.

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BHMST 2014 Schedule

May 17 - Sturgis, SD

May 24 - Newcastle, WY

June 7th - Sturgis, SD

June 14 - Newcastle, WY RAIN 

June 28 - Sturgis, SD RAIN

July 12 - Sturgis, SD 

July 19 - Newcastle, WY

July 26 - Sturgis, SD

Aug 8 & 9 - Newcastle, WY

Aug 23 - Sturgis, SD (Rain date)

Aug  30- Newcastle, WY (Rain date)

Sept 5 & 6  -Rapid City, Heartland Speedway 

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 BHMST 2014 Points

 BHMST Points 8-30-14

    Driver            Car #   Points

1

Logan Hershey

20

1018

2

John Garrigan

95j

1013

3

Jim Paisley

9j

998

4

Larry Reub

59

991

5

Robert Bandy

27

979

6

Blayne Brink

21

973

7

Donnie Bandy

28

949

8

Karon Deshaw

26

942

9

Ryan Fulk

11f

928

10

Kenny Robbins

27k

927 *

11

Nate Hand

2

875

12

Doug Napier

3d

867

13

Reggie Schrank

521

851

14

Peterson/Mills

22

783

15

Jason Robbins

50

757 *

16

Tom Peterson

307

737

17

Don Taylor

31

726 *

18

Scott Hudson

84

708

19

Tyler Liebig

55

682

20

Ron Fulk

9

681

21

Doug McIntosh

23

647

22

Taylor Everett

720

565 *

23

Landon Schmidt

24

537 *

24

Jeff Wignall

19

456

25

Samantha Swett

X's

282 *

26

Erin Wood

41

195 *

27

Ronald Sadness

720

101 *

28

Ed Wagoner

51

96

29

Tom Jernigan

86

93

 * denotes 2014 Rookies battling for Rookie of the Year