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Happy October everyone, and boy can I say I’m glad that the last few months are in the books. First off, we had all of the natural disasters roll through the northeast. First came the earthquake, and boy was that different. I was working at my desk, and the whole house started to shake. It was like a big automatic garage door going up. My daughter called me just seconds after it happened, and I’m glad she did. I had no clue what had just happened to me. Then came Hurricane Irene and all of her rain. I believe you folks out on the Jersey Shore got hit the hardest. About all it managed to do here in southcentral PA was cancel a couple of races that probably could have gone off. And then just a few weeks later came the terrible flooding. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who were affected. I know we got 13” of rain here in my area, and we had some water in our home, but nothing like we saw on the news. We hope that everyone is recovering OK from all that. On a brighter note, I’m proud to say that I became a Grand Pap in the month of September. My daughter had a bouncing baby boy, and her due date was right in the midst of me having to travel to a number of races here in our area. Thankfully God provided again and delivered our new little bundle of joy late on a Thursday afternoon so that pap could leave on Saturday morning for the racetrack. Coming up in October

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Forty five campers attended the August camp.

Motocross for Christ Camp Wicomico Motorsports Park • August 17-20, 2011 • By: Jim Bull

Motocross for Christ is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that hosts kids’ motocross trackside ministry offerings. In addition to camps in the Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia regions. Now in their fifth year, providing the camps, they also travel to the camp held in southern Maryland was the second of 2011. some of the local race series to provide Saturday evening and Sunday morning Forty five campers, along with 40 volunteer staff members and an additional 20 worship services. The second camp of 2011 was hosted by parent volunteers, spent three days together learning about Christ and how to ride, the folks at Wicomico Motorsports Park. race and maintain motorcycles. The camps are the vision of long time local motocross For the most recent camp the ministry racer Roy Craig. Roy wanted to share his love of God and the sport of motocross would like to thank various folks. First off, a big thanks to the Wicomico Motorsports with kids from the area. His vision is to “Connect Kids with God’s Love through Park, who donated their facility and time to help make this camp a success. Also, Motocross.” thanks are extended to all of the following:  AJ Yummies and Saubels Markets for donating food stuffs and meats; Pine Grove Yamaha, Ephrata Cycles, Lebanon Valley I’d say that Roy and his “Army of Volunteers” has been pretty successful. I have Cycles, Kali Helmets, and Burch Oil Company; the Shelly Family; Sparks Family; been hanging around to help promote the camps since 2008, and I’ve seen the camp R&B Tent Rentals; MGX; MRA (Jim); Nichole Hayes Photography; Evo Industries; the grow from about twenty kids that year to over 100 this year, with additional volunteers parents, kids, volunteers and special speakers; Sacrifice for providing the music; the and parents who get to learn about Christ too. I think they had seven children in their MX Trainers; and most importantly, God, for providing the way. first year and next to no help. If you want to know more about Motocross for Christ, you can find them on the Web All of the camps are free to the campers, and the program runs on donations from at www.motocrossforchrist.com or on Facebook at Motocross 4 Christ. individuals and businesses, as well as getting a little help from Craig’s new 2011

Sacrifice performed Christian rock & roll at this camp.

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Consistent finishes brought the Open B overall win to Brett Barkasi from Reading, PA.

Kyle Sidle raced to the win in both premier expert divisions.

MDRA 6 at Miles Mountain Motocross September 4, 2011 • By: Jim Bull Labor Day weekend took us back to the beautiful Miles Mountain facility in Elkland, PA. I say it every time that I come here: “Life is grand on the mountain.” I guess it’s just the scenery that pulls it all together, but this is always a fun place to race -- not to take anything away from the staff or the facility because they are both top-notch. Even the ride there for me is not an issue because at the end of the day you know you had a fair shake at a great racing opportunity. I sometimes hear people say that it’s just too far, yet I’ve seen them travel hundreds of miles to practice in the off-season or to attend a qualifier. I guess you just don’t know until you go. Anyhow, the weekend shaped up rather nicely for all of the uncertainty over the weather and such. The Saturday practice day was hot but dry, and it provided a great evening for night cross racing up on the mountain. Sunday we awoke to slightly cooler temperatures and the threat of rain, but it held until the end of the day. Close to 350 racers came out for this next to last round of the MDRA 6 Series, and the racing was great all day long. The series will wrap up in early October at Rocket Raceway, and then the champions will be crowned at their annual rider fun day and banquet in early November. Check the day’s results here, and check out the Miles Mountain ad here in this issue for a special message from them.

NJ native Michael Giovanniello makes the pass on his way to winning Open C.

MDRA 6 - ROUND 11 MILES MOUNTAIN 9/4/2011 RESULTS 250 C 1) Zach Thomas 2) Michael Giovanniello 3) Cole Gabel 4) Rocky A. Cagno 5) Timothy Richardson 6) Austin L. Kosa 7) Corey Wademan 8) Mike J. Landis 9) Corey Nickeson 10) Christopher Leach 65 (7-11) B 1) Jason L. Neidigh 2) Devin J. Kusmider 3) Chase Yentzer 4) Joshua Doporcyk 5) Alex N. Thomas 65 (7-11) C 1) Ramzee Hawk 2) Gianni Lumadue 3) Mason Bowman 4) Dylan A. Owsley 5) Matthew Barber 6) Ashton Irion 7) Colton B. Yentzer 8) Wyatt J. Kosa 9) Damon B. Empson 10) Cole KEndra 250 A 1) Kyle Sidle 2) Michael Fowler 3) Matthew W. Hougentogler 4) Kameron M. Page 5) Dana Krause 6) Tyler S. Conner 250 B 1) Jesse Pierce 2) Luke T. Palonicola 3) Arie Reachard 4) Joseph G. Galbraith 5) Fred Kramer 6) Brett Barkasi 7) Benjamin Kreider 8) William J. Carling 9) Korey Holby 10) Nate Kreider Super Mini (12-16) 1) Dylan M. Reed 2) Blake Bowman 3) Dillan E. Eck 4) Chris Stuart 5) Cameron Ellington 6)

Taylor Stutzman 7) Bryce Kurtz Women 1) Caitlyn Lohiser 2) Nicole Hetzko 3) Aly Morey 4) Murphy Holly 5) Jessica Wheeler 50 (7-8) 1) Chase Yentzer 2) Michael Corcoran 3) Dominic Amilcare 4) Robbie Bathgate 5) Damon B. Empson 6) Ryley Obrien 7) Andrew Mccollum 8) Ashton Irion Senior A 1) Gaylon Dickson 2) Joseph A. Ellington Senior B/C 1) Don Clarke 2) Larry Desimone 3) Anthony Maladra 4) Roy Craig 5) Robert W. Schuler 6) Eric Eck 7) Donald V. Hilstolsky 8) Jeffrey S. Groff 9) Geoffrey Schlesman 10) Mike Cepress Open A 1) Kyle Sidle 2) Ryan Blizzard 3) Jeremy Cook 4) Tyler S. Conner 5) Matthew W. Hougentogler 6) Nick Johnson 7) C C. AughinbaUgh 8) Richard E. Lax 9) Michael Fowler 10) Kameron M. Page Open B 1) Brett Barkasi 2) William J. Carling 3) Luke T. Palonicola 4) Kevin Hudson 5) Neil A. Ebert Iii 6) Steven J. Hoffman 7) Benjamin Kreider 8) Seth M. Shoemaker 9) Austin D. Edwards 10) Mitch E.

Gerwin 85/150 (12-15) B 1) Jonathan Doporcyk 2) Alec Wademan 3) Ricky Deck 4) Reid R. Mcmichael 85/150 (12-15) C 1) Bradley Kenny 2) Garrett N. Kenny 3) Jack Genovese 4) Mitchell P. Griffith 5) Kolby R. Sheaffer 6) Lance Corcoran 7) Hunter Craig 8) Cameron Ellington Open C 1) Michael Giovanniello 2) Rocky A. Cagno 3) Zach Thomas 4) Cole Gabel 5) Timothy Richardson 6) Zachary Reinson 7) Daniel Sheeley 8) Michael S. Hartensueld 9) Ethan Mead 10) Corey Wademan Plus 50 1) Robert S. Murphy Jr 2) Robert W. Schuler 3) Gary Strausser 4) Joseph M. Teller 5) Michael C. Wetzel Plus 30 A 1) Gaylon Dickson 2) Joseph A. Ellington 3) Michael Bear 4) Jason A. Johnson 5) John P. Spotts Plus 30 B 1) Martin M. Limpar 2) Joseph Hegeman 3) Brian Wellman 4) John A. Barto Jr 5) Todd Swope 6) Nicholas Williams 7) Steven N. Wright 8) Jason Woodling 9) David L. Billhime 10) Pat Esposito SB - 2 Stroke (Ages 12-16) 1) Dominick A. Dreisbach 2) Ronald S. Perry 3) Joseph G. Galbraith 4)

Keith Pierce 5) Michael S. Hartensueld 6) Arie Reachard 7) Blake Bowman 8) Caitlyn Lohiser 9) Jason Chacho 4-Stroke/CB (Ages14-24) 1) Jeremy Cook 2) Kevin Hudson 3) Christopher E. Bittenbender 4) Chris A. Makuta 5) Jonathan R. Medash 6) Mitch E. Gerwin 7) Alex Maldet Plus 30 C 1) Steven Howard 2) Bob T. Rayeski 3) Joseph Schaufele 4) Fred W. Buck 5) Jeremy Weiprecht 6) CHristopher Talianek 7) William Neidigh 8) Gary Thomas 9) Neil A. Ebert Jr 10) Mark Schimert Plus 45 1) Robert S. Murphy Jr 2) Robert W. Schuler 3) Philip Spagnola 4) Colton L. Fisher 5) Joseph M. Teller 6) Kirk Reinson 7) Anthony Maladra 85 (9-11) B 1) Devin J. Kusmider 2) Dain Vallie 85 (9-11) C 1) Ramzee Hawk 2) Brandon Wolfe 3) Austin Bear 4) Tyler Weary 5) Cole K. Stuck 6) Gianni Lumadue 7) Alex N. Thomas 8) Daniel R. Giantisco 9) Dylan A. Owsley 10) Aidan J. Sullivan Plus 25 A 1) Jeremy Cook 2) Nick Johnson 3) Michael Bear 4) Richard E. Lax 5) C.C. Aughinbaugh

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Plus 25 B/C 1) Steven J. Hoffman 2) Martin M. Limpar 3) Ian F. Heller 4) Anthony D. Heckman 5) David A. Viola 6) Peter Petrovich SB - 4 Stroke (Ages 14-16) 1) Jesse Pierce 2) Ryan Clites 3) Luke T. Palonicola 4) William J. Carling 5) Korey Holby 6) Koda Smith 7) Anthony S. Maladra 8) James Derstine 9) Nate Kreider 10) Keith Pierce Junior Mini (9-13) 1) Devin J. Kusmider 2) Ricky Deck 3) Jason L. Neidigh 4) Alec Wademan

5) Jonathan Doporcyk 6) Bradley Kenny 7) Mitchell P. Griffith 8) Garrett N. Kenny 9) Alex N. Thomas 10) Reid R. Mcmichael Plus 35 A 1) Gaylon Dickson 2) Michael Bear 3) Jason A. Johnson 4) James J. Kusmider 5) Joseph A. Ellington Plus 35 B/C 1) John A. Barto Jr 2) Joseph Hegeman 3) Brian Wellman 4) Donald V. Hilstolsky 5) Chris Boltz 6) Todd Swope 7) Larry Desimone 8) Steven N. Wright 9) Joseph Schaufele 10) Fred W.

Buck 50 (4-8) Open 1) Chase Yentzer 2) Ashton Irion 3) Dominic Amilcare 4) Michael Corcoran 5) Trey Leatherman 6) Andrew Mccollum 7) Craig Dunn 50 (4-6) 1) Trey LeatHerman 2) Carson Cahill 3) Ryan Canaguier 4) Craig Dunn 5) Nathan K. Helms 6) Levi Leatherman 50 (4-8) Oil 1) Trey Leatherman 2) Cole Kendra 3) Carson Cahill 4) Logan Sheeley 5) Ryan Canaguier 6) Shayden O. Barto 7) Levi Leatherman

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Mike Tyler (639) races to the win in both 250 and Open C on the day.

Kirk Ryan from Etters, PA, takes the 25 plus B/C win.

Arie Reachard was on the gas winning both 250 B and School Boy 2.

Jay Covert from Manchester, PA, wins 50cc (4-6).

Happy Ramblers 9/11/2011 RESULTS Open A 1) Cody Lunceford 2) Joshua Fisher 3) Jacob Cranston Open B 1) Kyle Davis 2) Samuel Greenawalt 3) Colin Richards 4) Matthew M. Melhorn 5) Joshua Villarreal 6) Taylor Smulsky Open C 1) Mike A. Tyler 2) Austin L. Davis 3) Colby Favorin 4) Calvin R. Chase 5) Kevin Speelman 6) Bryce M. Davis 7) John D. Wagner 8) Josh Gladfelter 9) Tim Trieschman 10) Thomas Nikolaus 35+ A 1) Pat Stansbury 2) Joe Caruso Ii 3) Wade Blevins 4) Jonathan D. Skinner 35+ B/C 1) Thomas Miley 45+ 1) Kevin Mesiah 2) Ewell Gilliam 3) Bert Schulteis 4) Mike Beavan 5) Jim R. Hilty Schoolboy (12-16) 2 stroke 1) Arie Reachard 2) Kyle Snider 3) Cory S. Gilliam 4) James Barry 5) Aaron Albright 6) Joshua Gettel 7) Robert Winter 8) Colby Favorin 9) Blake Cox Schoolboy (14-16) 4 stroke 1) Thomas A. Coluzzi 2) Jacob C. Runkles 3) Cody Johnson 4) Aaron

Albright 5) Evan Peterson 6) Brian Swords 7) Owen R. Waybright Collegeboy (14-24) 1) Cody Lunceford 2) Thomas A. Coluzzi 3) Joshua Fisher 4) Samuel Greenawalt 5) Jacob Cranston 6) Joshua Villarreal 7) Kyle Davis 8) Kyle King 9) Bryan Demuro 10) Kelsey Green Womens 1) Lauren Plate 2) Shayla Stephens 3) Kelsey Green 4) Ana M. Ward 5) Katie J. Corron 6) Kerstin King 7) Chelsea Sparkman 51cc oil 4-8 1) Cole A. Covert 51cc 4-8 Open 1) Gage B. Stine 2) Chase Yentzer 3) Daniel J. Stephens 4) Brian Mccannon 51cc 4-6 1) Jay Covert 2) Michael Jones Jr 3) Carter Knox Junior Mini (9-13) 1) Mason Richards 2) Patrick Stansbury Jr 3) Bayley T. Oberlander 4) Andrew Dixon 5) Robert Feconda 6) Samuel Traynor Super Mini (12-16) 1) James Barry 2) Cory S. Gilliam 3) Blake Bowman 4) Kyle Snider 5) Patrick Stansbury Jr 6) Nick

Hess 7) Robert Winter 8) Colton Besselman 9) Cody Hipkins 250 A 1) Cody Lunceford 250 B 1) Arie Reachard 2) Matthew M. Melhorn 3) Kirk E. Ryan 4) Cody Johnson 5) Colin Richards 6) Ryan Miller 7) Taylor Smulsky 8) Tyler Moyer 9) Wade Droneburg 250 C 1) Mike A. Tyler 2) Austin L. Davis 3) Shawn Sparkman 4) Matthew A. Kendra 5) Isaiah Sampson 6) Kyle Snider 7) Bryce M. Davis 8) Evan Peterson 9) Gerald E. Markley Jr 10) Josh Gladfelter 25 Plus A 1) Kristopher Shumaker 2) Pat Stansbury 25 Plus B/C 1) Kirk E. Ryan 2) Ryan Miller 3) Tyler Moyer 4) Kevin Laughman 5) John D. Wagner 30 Plus A 1) Pat Stansbury 2) Joe Caruso Ii 3) Wade Blevins 30 Plus B 1) Kevin Laughman 2) Thomas Miley 30 Plus C 1) Marcelo Perez 2) Eugene Lentz Jr

3) Brian N. Caruso 4) Manuel Julian 40 Plus (Senior) A 1) Kevin Mesiah 2) Ewell Gilliam 3) Jim R. Hilty 4) Bert Schulteis 40 Plus (Senior) B/C 1) Brian Semder 2) Mike Beavan 3) Ricardo Alvardo 4) Timothy Cranston 51 (7-8) 1) Gage B. Stine 2) Chase Yentzer 3) Daniel J. Stephens 4) Brian Mccannon 60 (7-11) B 1) Gage B. Stine 2) Chase Yentzer 60 (7-11) C 1) Mason Bowman 2) Orion D. Goodman 3) Jayden L. Shindel 4) Beau Livingston 5) Alijah Tomic Schuman 6) Caroline K. Bartrum 85 (12-15) B 1) Mason Richards 2) Patrick Stansbury Jr 85 (12-15) C 1) Cody Hipkins 2) Lauren Plate 3) Bayley T. Oberlander 4) Nick Hess 5) Andrew Dixon 6) Kerstin King 7) Darren Yeager 8) Robert Feconda 9) Tristan Hunter 85 (9-11) C 1) Samuel Traynor 2) Beau Livingston 3) Daryl T. Baker 50 1) Michael Jones


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Start of Crumling Memorial: 1st, (86) Rich Mellinger; 2nd, (16A) Matt Trout; 4th, (13) Tyler Phillips; (54A) Dan Bromley & (41) Colton Smith

Crumling winners’ circle: 1st, (86) Rich Mellinger; 2nd, (16A) Matt Trout; 3rd, (13) Kevin Bills

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Mellinger Repeats at Crumling Memorial After becoming the first non-teenage winner of the Paul Crumling Memorial last year (by a huge margin), Rich Mellinger backed it up this year by becoming just the second rider to claim two of these events in its 12 years. The race is named for former Expert rider and founder of Pro Plates, Paul Crumling, who died a week after racing here of a rare blood disease in 1999. The race is open to any bike above 125cc and rider who has never held a Pro license, either current or retired. Previous winners have been a pair of Horizon Award winners and several National number holders, then a 30+ class competitor, Mellinger, blows the kids into the weeds last year. That the race was even held was amazing. The forecast called for thunderstorms, possibly heavy, from mid-afternoon on. This definitely held down rider attendance. While usually run at the end of the program, with rain moving into the area, the Memorial was brought to the line at the start of the finals, since it was one of the few races that had more than one heat, and if the track is lost due to rain, heat results can be official. As usual, there were several restarts as anxious riders tried to occupy the same spot. On the third and official start, Colton Smith took the lead from Dan Bromley and Mellinger. Mellinger shot past the two for the lead into three on lap four. Smith drifted high on the following lap, letting Matt Trout and Kevin Bills by. Two laps later, Smith slid out in four and parked it for the rest of the race. Bromley started to drift back, while Mellinger began pulling away and lapping riders. Another Memorial race is held for youth riders on the 150 Air Cooled machines. Cameron Smith took the lead from Ryan Varnes, Kyle McGrane and Chase Smith. Varnes used the outside line to take the lead out of four on lap two. They ran close for a few laps, then Varnes started pulling away. As they took the white flag, McGrane slipped into second. In the regular finals, Justin Johnson took the Open B lead from Jason Cunningham, Anthony Crabbe and Sam Bergman, making her first start after a knee injury at Daytona. Cunningham took the lead at the end of the opening lap and

started pulling away. Crabbe and Johnson began to drift to the rear of the pack as first Bergman, then Bills and Trout, worked their way by. With the weather-induced low turnout, some class were combined, like the 30 + and 450 Sportsman, although all four were fully capable of running the Sportsman. In fact, the 30 + riders, Roy Miller and Rick Winsett led Dalton Winkler and Joe Gathercole. They stayed the same until the fifth lap when Winkler bobbled in four, letting Gathercole past. Colton Smith took the 250 B final from Bills, Shain Bourassa and Ken Kolsovsky. The front two stayed close while they pulled away. Kolsovsky was very close and crossed the line just inches behind Bourassa. Winkler led Gathercole, Tyler Phillips and Joe Bromley at the start of the Open A final. Phillips took second off two on the second lap. The following lap, Bromley shot into second out of two. For the remainder of the race Bromley kept the pressure on Winkler for the lead, but came up short. The 65cc saw Damon Ream jumping to the front over Trever Williams, Chris Thomas and the rest of the field. After his typically slow start, Thomas shot into the lead off two on the second lap. Williams took second on the following lap, and the field began to spread out. Mellinger almost took his regular 40 + class, but he may have fell victim to some rain that started to spit during the race. Dallas Baer took the lead from Scott Mullen, Mellinger and Darren Phillips. Mellinger took second off two on the opening lap and took the lead from Baer in the same spot on lap four and started to pull away. But three was not the charm in this spot, as he fell in the same spot on the last lap all alone, handing the win to Baer. The 250 Sportsman was the last race and was quickly brought to the line to beat the rain. 2011 Horizon Award Winner Dan Bromley put his KTM Motorsports/Bromley Cycles KTM in front of Colton Smith, Roy Miller and Rick Winsett. Winsett took third off two on the second lap and second out of four two laps later. With the rain starting to increase, Winsett almost snatched the win at the line.

Crumling 150 Youth Memorial: 1st, (68) Ryan Varnes; 3rd, (15) Cameron Smith Results: 12th Annual Paul Crumling Memorial: 1) Rich Mellinger 2) Matt Trout 3) Kevin Bills 4) Tyler Phillips 5) Joe Bromley 6) Jason Cunningham 7) Brian Nuse 8) Sam Bergman 9) Dan Bromley 10) Shain Bourassa 150 Air Cooled Youth Memorial: 1) Ryan Varnes 2) Kyle McGrane 3) Cameron Smith 4) Chase Smith 150 Womens: 1) Taylor Tsirigos 125: 1) Tyler Rylee Open B: 1) Jason Cunningham 2) Sam Bergman 3) Kevin Bills 4) Matt Trout 5) Anthony Crabbe 6) Justin Johnson 85 (7-11): 1) Cameron Smith 2) Brandon Price 3) Trever Williams 85 (12-15): 1) Tyler Rylee 30 +: 1) Roy Miller 2) Rick Winsett 450 Sportsman: 1) Joe Gathercole 2) Dalton Winkler 250 B: 1) Colton Smith 2) Kevin Bills 3) Shain Bourassa

4) Ken Kolsovsky 5) Jim Carr 6) Brian Nuse 7) Anthony Crabbe 8) Kyle McGrane 9) Ryan Varnes Quad Sportsman: 1) Landon Myers 2) Mike Kline 3) Cody Wompler 4) Matt Cisney 50 Senior (7-8): 1) Robert Wheatley 50 Shaft: 1) Brittany Thomas 50 +: 1) Jim Chapman 2) Don Mullen 3) Grady Henderson 4) Jerry May Vintage: 1) Tom Valentine Open A: 1) Dalton Winkler 2) Joe Bromley 3) Tyler Phillips 4) Joe Gathercole 500 2 Valve: 1) Jim Chapman 2) Grady Henderson 65: 1) Chris Thomas 2) Trever Williams 3) Damon Ream 4) Devon Staley 5) Robert Wheatley 40 +: 1) Dallas Baer 2) Scott Mullen 3) Darren Phillips 4) Jerry May 5) Rich Mellinger 250 Sportsman: 1) Dan Bromley 2) Rick Winsett 3) Colton Smith 4) Roy Miller 5) Jim Carr 6) Matt Trout


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Shayna Texter (25) races into the AMA record books.

Texter Makes History By: Larry Lawrence • www.riderfiles.com

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (Sept. 10, 2011) – Shayna Texter, 20, of Willow Street, Pa., became the first female rider in history to win an AMA Pro Singles race in round 17 of the 20-event series on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. It didn’t come easy for Texter. She had to overcome a bad start and work her way up from seventh to take the historic win. Texter joins road racer Elena Myers as a female winner of AMA Pro Racing national-level races. Myers won a Supersport race last season. When the green flag dropped, Texter, who qualified fifth, thought her night was ruined. “I’ve been struggling all year with starts,” she said. “In the Heat race I spun it up off the line in first gear, I was running almost Mile gearing from Springfield, which was crazy. Mark Cheza, Nichole’s dad, said, ‘Why don’t you try second gear and just rev it hard? Hopefully, that will help, and you won’t have to quick shift so much.’ I went out and did it, and I thought it was over. I spun it so bad the second row passed me. “I just put my head down. I had my eye on (leaders) Briar (Bauman) and James Rispoli the whole time. I kind of just put my eye on them and didn’t worry about the rest of the people.” What resulted was one of the best drives to the front all season in flat track racing. After getting into turn one in seventh place, Texter quickly dispatched of Michael Avila on the first lap to get to sixth. Then she passed Jason Isennock the next lap for fifth, and so it went. By lap six of the 16-lap race, she’d gotten by a very talented James Rispoli and was aiming for rookie sensation Briar Bauman. Bauman and Texter went back and forth trading the lead a couple of times. “I’d bumped him (Bauman) pretty hard at Springfield and he told me he was going to get me back,” Texter laughed. “I told him I deserved it. And sure enough, he gave me a couple of pretty good hits there at the end of the race.” Texter kept her cool and was able to hold off the 16-year-old Bauman to the flag, winning by a margin of 0.358 seconds. She had made an amazing run to the front and the fans loved it, giving her a standing ovation. “It was such a fun race, and my bike was geared so different from everyone else’s, but it worked,” Texter explained. “I was making passes out of the turns, into the turns, in the middle of the turns. It was crazy. I could do anything I wanted on the track.” The victory moved Texter into rarified air in terms of women motorcycle racers. To cap off the evening at Knoxville, Texter’s good friend Nichole Cheza scored a seventh in the Grand National, marking her best-career finish. “Nichole came over and gave me a big hug after I won,” Texter said. “I was so happy to see her go on and get such a great finish.” Texter hopes to move up to the Grand National bikes in the next year or two, it’s just a matter of putting together a budget to make it happen. Whatever the future holds for Shayna Texter, one thing is certain – on a warm Saturday night in Iowa, she permanently etched her name in the AMA record books. Editors Note: Shayna grew up racing here in the District 6 region under the guidance of her father, Randy, out of the Lancaster HD camp. Randy was a national champion in his own right and an all around stand up guy. He made many contributions to racing, not only here in our area but all over the nation. We lost Randy to heart and lung disease in August of 2010, but his spirit lives on through his kids, Shayna and Cory. We all know he’s taking that big victory lap in the sky over Shayna’s latest accomplishment. You can view the entire race on YouTube by searching “Shayna Texter Knoxville” or by following the link on our website at www.mcracingaction.com. Way to go, Shayna.

MRA: Amanda, thanks for taking the time to chat with us. After a successful amateur career, you recently had your first chance to line up with the WMX Pros at Southwick’s infamous Moto-X 338 racetrack. It has a reputation for being a brutal sand track, and coupled with the weather that preceded Hurricane Irene, it surely looked like a challenge for a new WMX rookie.  Was that your first time at the track, and if so, what did you do to prepare for it?       AB: Well, I have never been to Southwick. But my dad prepared my bike for that weekend. We had Chris from Honda adjust the computer in my 2011 Fuel Injection CRF250. I prepared myself by walking the track with Sean Hackley a few times to make sure I got the feel for the track. MRA:   What did you think of the course, and how did your race (motos) go there? AB: WMX was first practice, and I felt pretty confident that I was doing good. The track was in great condition. The motos started coming around, and then it started raining. By the time my moto came around, it was a sloppy, sandy mess. I crashed three times in the first moto and ended up getting 24th. In the second moto, I managed to keep it on two wheels and ended up getting 11th for 17th O/A.  MRA:   Was it tough to adjust to the longer motos? AB: The motos aren’t really that long. I was prepared for Loretta’s motos, which are 20 minutes plus 2 laps. For some reason the WMX only has 15 minutes plus 1 lap.  MRA:  Next up was Steel City… a track that I would guess had a much more familiar feel to it for you. How did you like that track? AB: I personally love Steel City. That track tends to get really rough though.  MRA:  How did your motos go? AB: The first moto I was doing rather good until I fell. I got back up and managed to make my way to 15th, but on the last lap I fell again, and two girls managed to pass me. I ended up 17th. In the second moto I had a dead last start. I’ve never been good at starts. But anyway, I ended up making my way up to 12th for 12th O/A.  MRA:  Having been there that day, with the high heat and humidity, I wondered how tough it would be to race at that level of competition, in those extreme conditions. Did you do anything special to deal with the heat (like wear a camelback)?  AB: I drank lots and lots of water.  MRA:  Last, but not least, was Pala. On TV, it looked like an extremely fast course… what was your take on it? AB: The track was very difficult with lots of big jumps, mostly a wide open track. I wasn’t really feeling comfortable on that track. MRA:  How did your motos go there? AB: In the first moto I was nervous because I wasn’t hitting half the jumps and the other girls were. But, we took off and I was in like 17th. Somehow, I fell on top one of the tunnels, and my bike was stuck. Thankfully for the fans at Pala, they helped me get my bike down, and as I drove away, they cheered. Hahaha guess they thought it was funny. I ended up 21st in that moto. The second moto I started next to Ashley Fioley. I had a really good start for once. I was in 10th at one point. I finally started hitting stuff, but I guess it just wasn’t enough because I ended up getting 16th that moto for 18th O/A.  MRA:  Regarding getting your bikes and equipment to the events, how do you handle that? AB: My dad and I usually travel to the close tracks, but Pala was a little too far for that. Thankfully Tony Archer, Hunter Mims, and Kyle Roark drove my bike out along with theirs, and my dad and I flew out. MRA: Having those three nationals behind you now, do you have an idea of areas you need to improve? AB: I need to improve on starts and turns.  MRA: What are your GOALS FOR THE 2012 SEASON? AB: My goal for the 2012 season is to be in the top 10.  MRA: Of the WMX racers, who inspires you and why?  AB: Ashley Fiolek inspires me, even though she’s my teammate on the Cycle Nano team, she inspires me a lot. She has come a long way with racing, and I am so happy that she is the WMX 2011 Champion. MRA: Regarding COACHING & TRAINING… are you working with anybody, or doing the work on your own? AB: I recently have been going to the Jimmy Weinert training facility down in South Carolina. I plan on going back in October. Currently, I am taking a little break. Probably like a week, because I’ll start to have the itch to ride.   I would also like to thank God for keeping me safe on the track, my dad for making this possible, Cycle Nano, Accurate Pest Control, Track1graphics, Traders, JWTF (Jimmy Weinert Training Facility), Bumpstiks, Zack Kantner, DEP Pipes, MX Solutions, Millenuim Electric, and BPS (Blettner Power Sports).

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Foot of the Mountain - PA State HS Series August 28, 2011 • By: JC Benson With the uncertainty of Sunday’s weather, Foot of the Mountain decided to race, and race they did. Rain was still falling as the event got underway. For safety, the course was shortened and time decreased for the beginning races. The track surface was extremely slippery, and deep ruts began to form, but as the program continued the sun came out. By the time the Adult ATV class was ready to take off, they opened up more of the course, and the riders found themselves traversing a challenging trail with some mud bogs thrown in for good measure. No one was second-guessing their attendance at the end of the day, and all had a great time. A special thanks to Foot of the Mountain for their wonderful hospitality. Class Winners – August 28th 110 AC 201 – Open A Matthew Davis Dieter Willenbrock 65 (10-11) 201 – Open B Gwen Boyer Stephen Grasser 50 Stock 201 – Open C Timmy Conrad Landon Wolfe 90 Quad 86 – 200 A Logan Weishaar Kamran Azadi 70 Quad 86 - 200 B Dane Holander Joesph Sichelstiel 50 Quad 86 – 200 C Hayden Hunter Cory Mason 91 – 200 Quad Super Senior Dalton Danglovitek Mike McIntire Open A Quad Senior A Ian Riggins Raymond Tighe Open B Quad (under Senior B 25) Philip Caudill Landon Wolfe Senior C Open C Quad (under Michael Wirth 25) Vet A Ryan Brinker Mathew Remaley Open C Quad (over 25) Vet B Daniel Webb Shawn Phillips Women Quad Vet C Jessica Ammons Andrew Davis Utility Quad Super Mini Gregory Condon Timothy Lambert Senior A Quad 85 (12-15) Tim Smith Devrynn Clugston Vet A Quad 85 (7-11) Karl Lehman Matthew Davis Vet B Quad 100/150 Anthony Neyhard Annelisa Davis

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NEOC Harescramble - Ormond Farms 2 R Sept 10-11, 2011 • By: Noel Hartem On Saturday, we started the day with 42 Tikes on Bikes taking the first stab at the soft sand in the pits. One o’clock was key time for the Oil Injected racers. They have the smallest tires and the most trouble with the sand traps, but it was not a problem for them on the 3-mile course. Top three overall spots went to #89 Wayne Cox out of the 7-8 OI, with #642 Allen Adkins winning the 4-6 class, and second overall over 7-8’s #602 Freddy Cabegin. At 3 p.m. 80+ Peewees blasted the three mile trail for an hour. It was nice to see all my familiar helmets dicin’ it out after the long summer break. It looked like they had all been practicing because there was no lack of competition. Top 3 overall were from the (7-9) 65 class. #185 Johnny Manera led the whole race without a flaw, leaving #53 Michael Nirdlinger to duke it out for second over #41 Jason Tino. It was a battle to the end for those two. #444 Colin McCollough won the Thumper. (4-8) 50 winner was #28 Michael Beeler just ahead of #237 Tyler Kowalski. The (10-12) EL class was taken by #705 Hunter Riggins, proving he is more than ready to enter the Thumper class next season, and having his best race ever was #516 Mason Abrams for the (4-9) EL win. At 5 p.m. the Pit Bike lines took off like it was Black Friday at a Wal-Mart opening. The first to grab the best deal was #40 Nicky McCollough from the Young Bucks with a frenzy of bargain shoppers gunnin’ for blood behind him. Big Slam Daddy’s #910 Darren Huff and #737 Super Sonic Sumpter were next in line for a good overall spot, leaving #85 Ryan Klair and #44 Alan Jessat from the Mega Bucks to close out the top 5. I have said it before, and I will say it again, if you have not seen or participated in the Pit Bike event, then you are missing something very cool and fun. It’s a must-see event. Saturday evening we shared a yummy cake and watched a very beautiful tribute made by the Enman Family for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy that touched the whole nation. Ormond Farms was quiet by 10 p.m. with thoughts of what tomorrow would bring out on the trail and at the checkered flag. Sleeping Getting ready for the ride.

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Malcolm Hill takes the (12-13) 85cc win.

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Powersports, Offroad Cycle, Tim D Photo, Water Gap Coffee Company, HRP Products, Scott USA and Spectro Oils. For more information about our racing series and sponsors, please go to www.neocracing.org. NEOC Rd 8 CCFG 2 Oct 1st & 2nd.

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Taking the #1 plaque in the Tikes division.

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Ryder Lafferty took his first win of the year in the NEOC series.


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MDRA 6 at Evansville September 10-11, 2011 • By: Jamie B. Brown The MDRA 6 Series made its third stop at Evansville MX Park in Berwick, PA, for round 12 of 13. This was the last time that riders will get a chance at riding this natural hilly terrain track during the MDRA 6 racing season in 2011. With most places seeing over 10 inches of rain in the days prior, it played a big part in Saturday’s practice sections. Track conditions made a big improvement for Sunday’s main events and turned out to be more than perfect by the afternoon. With a few muddy spots due to the natural springs popping up on the track from all the rain that we had the previous week, it didn’t stop the riders from making some pretty good lap times during the MDRA series race. Jeremy Cook goes 1-1 during the Open A class, while Richard Kastle followed a close second during the day’s event. You can check out a portion of the results here or view the full results at www. mdramxracing.com. Log on to www.AwesomePhotos.com to view and purchase the latest racing photos from this event and more.

Jeremy Cook throttles through the corner to go 1-1 in the Open A class.

Zach Thomas, top left, takes the inside pass around Cole Gabel, right, during the first moto of the day.

MDRA 6 - Round 12 - Evansville - 123 9/11/11 RESULTS 50 (4-6) 1) Trey Leatherman 2) Carson Cahill 3) Ryan Canaguier 4) Craig Dunn 5) Levi Leatherman 6) Jude Smerlick 7) Steven Max 50 (7-8) 1) Dominic Amilcare 2) Michael Corcoran 3) Kaylee Allen 4) Ashton Irion 50 (4-8) Oil 1) Trey Leatherman 2) Carson Cahill 3) Cole Kendra 4) Ryan Canaguier 5) Levi Leatherman 6) Jude Smerlick 7) Steven Max 50 (4-8) Open 1) Michael Corcoran 2) Dominic Amilcare 3) Ashton Irion 4) Craig Dunn 5) Kaylee Allen 6) Trey Leatherman 65 (7-11) B 1) Jason L. Neidigh 2) Joshua Doporcyk 3) Alex N. Thomas 65 (7-11) C 1) Colton B. Yentzer 2) Ashton Irion 3) Dylan A. Owsley 4) Dominic Amilcare 85 (9-11) C 1) Travis R. Keyser 2) Leonard Wyda 3) Cole K. Stuck 4) Kyle T. Weller 5) Austin Bear 6) Alex N. Thomas 7) Dylan A. Owsley 8) Ty Fisher 9) Jamie B. Astudillo 85/150 (12-15) B 1) Alec Wademan 2) Jonathan Doporcyk 3) Cole Bryan 85/150 (12-15) C 1) Anthony Rotolo 2) Kolby R. Sheaffer 3) Lance Corcoran 4) Monica Engel Junior Mini (9-13) 1) Alec Wademan 2) Jason L. Neidigh 3) Jonathan Doporcyk 4) Cole Bryan 5) Anthony Rotolo 6) Joshua Doporcyk 7) Austin Bear 8) Alex N. Thomas 9) Travis R. Keyser SB - 4 Stroke (Ages 14-16) 1) Anthony S. Maladra 2) Corey Wademan 4-Stroke/CB (Ages14-24) 1) Tyler Kline 2) Corey Recla 3) Billy

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MAMA Photo Gallery Budds Creek • September 18, 2011 • By: Lamarr Queen Budds Creek Results 9-17-18-2011 - 9/16/2011 250 A 1) Ryan Smith 2) R Perry Boswell 3) William Duffy 4) Robert Kraft 5) Cecil Williams 6) David Callihan 250 B 1) Makiyah Gorman 2) John Linkous 3) Nicholas Ferrell 4) Kyle Tubbs 5) Chris Siegel 6) Gregory Hoffman 7) Charles Wernig 8) Deric Stubbs 9) Danny Brown 10) J Custer 250 C 1) Samuel Fowler 2) Devin Mair 3) Christopher Ostrander Jr 4) David Rice 5) Robb Borowicz 6) Shaun Nobile 7) Travis Marshall 8) Kevin BrIckey 9) Michael

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Motocross 10/01-02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/01-02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/07-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/08-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/08-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/08-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/08-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/22-23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/22-23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/28-30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/29-30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Rocket Raceway – MDRA 6 Doublin Gap – MDRA Quad Budds Creek – D7 Gold Thunder in the Sand – Wildwood Happy Ramblers – MDRA 7 Pagoda – Big Bucks Weekend Pagoda – Womens Open MX Budds Creek – MAMA Rocket Raceway – MDRA Quad Pagoda MX Tomahawk – MAMA Budds Creek – MD des States Doublin Gap – Rider Apprec. Day

Harescrambles Kyle Proctor Whitten 10) Fabian Toye Collegeboy 14-24 1) Scott Clark 2) Nicholas Ferrell 3) T Irvin 4) Brandon Newman 5) Michael Groves 6) Fabian Toye 7) Eddie Jones 8) Jacob Fowler 9) Jacob Claxton 10) Wyatt Johnson Schoolboy 12-16 4 Stroke 1) Scott Clark 2) Jacob Runkles 3) Garrett Reynolds 4) Nicholas Mayberry 5) Fabian Toye 6) J Custer 7) Charles Wernig 8) Cory Johnson 9) Anthony Jefferson 10) Brady Kiser Schoolboy 12-16 1) Nicholas Ferrell 2) Brandon Garlock 3) Makiyah Gorman 4) Sam Gale 5) Jacob Pruitt 6) Cameron Dowell 7) Michael Lennon 8) Randy White 9) Jesse Chappell 10) Reggie Powell Jr Supermini 12-16 1) Brandon Garlock 2) Dale Lewis 3) Robert Stubbs 4) Kyle Abrams 5) Jack Muth 6) Anna Sheubrooks 7) Jesse Chappell 8) Charles Russell 9) Zachery Hinkle 10) David Foard Jr Mini 7-11 1) Benjamin Carroll 2) Michael Stewart 3) Shelby Benson 4) Jack Rogers 5) Nick Knell 6) Skylar Pruitt 7) Chris Calvy 8) Cody Akers 9) Justin

Rodbell 10) Shane Desell 80a 12-15 1) Tyler Kirschner 2) Sam Gale 3) Cameron Dowell 4) Jesse Chappell 80b 12-15 1) Mitchell Elburn 2) Kyle Henderson 3) Mason Richards 4) Robert Stubbs 5) Zachery Hinkle 6) Colin Reeves 7) Christopher Doering 8) Nicholas Carroll 9) Hunter Jackson 10) Tyler Mccann 80c 12-15 1) Kyle Abrams 2) Hunter Craig 3) Trey Haddaway 4) Gregory Perez Jr 5) Erich Friedrich 6) Robert Carter 7) Zachary Mumpower 8) Dale Lewis 9) Donnie Cranford 10) Andrew Huffner 80a 9-11 1) Walter Benitez 2) Shane Desell 3) Justin Rodbell 80b 9-11 1) Dakota Robbins 2) Shelby Benson 3) Kyle Graham 4) Mel Mahan 5) Jeremy Fowler 6) Cameron Jackson 7) Nathan Murphy 8) Cody Akers 80c 9-11 1) Jack Wilson 2) Shane Luckett 3) Ryan Proctor 4) Kyle Proctor 5) Nicole Garrison 6) Alex Hutchins 7) Ronald Ridgell 8) Kyle Mcallister 9) Samuel Traynor 10) Justin Hall 60a 1) Jack Rogers 2) Dakota Robbins 3) Justin Rodbell

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60b 1) Foster Pearson 2) Alex Hutchins 3) Dillon Curry 4) Chris Calvy 5) Charles Canter Jr 6) Benjamin Carroll 7) Ronald Ridgell 8) Bradley Harding 9) Skylar Pruitt 10) Cameron Jackson 60c 1) Carrington Taylor 2) Dylan Jarrell 3) Carson Supple 4) David Valdez 5) Jessica Betz 6) Jacob Jarrell 7) KatIe Benson 8) Daniel Reatherford 9) Brendan Daly 10) Edward Porterfield 50a 1) Justin Luckett 2) Jacob Jarrell 3) Owen Pearson 4) Edward Porterfield 5) Grantely Herbert 6) Kyle Luckett 7) Zane Slade 8) Seth Walker 9) Carrington Taylor 50b 1) Blake Bowie 2) Andrew Rodbell 3) Thomas Welch 4) Daniel Reatherford 5) Nicholas Laurie 6) Alexander Brion 7) Bryce Sviland 8) Mason Naecker 9) Gabe Liptak 10) Noah Geyer 50 Oil 4-8a 1) Nicholas Laurie 2) Noah Geyer 3) Mason Naecker 4) Kyle Luckett 5) Andrew Rodbell 50 OIl 4-8b 1) Blue Dominic 3) Jake Eddy 4) Nathan Easter 5) Madison Nimmo 6) Alexander Brion 7) Clayton Stockstill 50 4 Stroke Multi Speed 1) Peyton Jackson 2) Colin Myers 3) Riley Huston 4) Cameron Caudill 5) Ashton Nuzum 50 Shaft /PW 4-6 1) Kristian Henderson 2) Clayton Stockstill 3) Talin Evans 4) Isaac Juergens 5) Nicholas Laurie 6) Andrew Rodbell 7) Madison Nimmo 8) Dominic Blue Unlimited 1) Wayne Smith 2) Scott Clark 3) Michael Lennon 4) Chris Siegel 5) T Irvin 6) Travis Christopher 7) Jacob Claxton 8) Thomas Claxton 9) Jeffrey Callihan 10) Justin Shadle

10/01-02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/15-16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/29-30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/29-30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

C.C. Fairgrounds – NEOC RRMC - Enduro CDR - Harescramble PBER - Dual Sport Blue Comet MC Monster Buck - NEOC DMX – PA State Harescramble OCCR - Enduro MCI - Harescramble RORR - Dual Sport VFTR - Harescramble MMC - Dual Sport

Flat Track 10/01. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/22. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Cameron Davis tops the podium in the Class 2 - 50cc division.

The 65cc (7-9) class celebrates.

Rocket Raceway – Allegheny Cup September 18, 2011 • By: JC Benson The Allegheny Cup at Rocket Raceway was held on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. This special event is geared towards the future of our sport, showcasing the 50 and 65 classes, but with all classes offered on the day. The racing action was hot in all motos, beginning with the 250 A Class. Competition was intense for the holeshot between Kendall, McDade, Schmelyun and Wozney, with McDade coming out on top followed by Kendall, Schmelyun and then Wozney. Kendall was closing the gap on McDade but went down hard, handing second to Schmelyun, with Wozney a close third. Moving to Race 2, the Class 1 (4-6) Stock the Allegheny Cup was up for grabs, and Callin Kauffman quickly rose to the top of the class. In Class 2 (7-8) Stock, riders took to the course, with Gage Stine getting the holeshot. A crash in turn one put race contenders to the ground. Cameron Davis, who was caught up in the crash, was on a mission to cut his losses to a minimum and picked off one rider at a time on his way to the top five. Stine was long gone, leaving Davis, Yentzer and Lewis to battle for second place. Lewis went down, leaving Yentzer and Davis scrambling for racing room. Yentzer went to the outside and experienced difficulty in the rough while Davis cut low. Davis came through first and set his sights on Stine. However, Stine’s lead was insurmountable, and Davis crossed the line in second with a flat tire, with Yentzer finishing third. The second moto saw a reversal in fortunes, as Davis bested Stine while working through lapped traffic. Mark and Shelly Carlton of Rocket Raceway would like to thank the following Allegheny Cup sponsors: Sheetz, PR2, NGK Sparkplugs, Get High Racewear, Yamaha KTM of Camp Hill, Bedford Motorsports, Hillview Motorsports, Cernic’s Racing.com, 343 Graphix, Fast Mann Racing, Silkolene, Three Spring Mini-Mart, Fly Racing, Best Buy, Cobra Moto, Transworld Motocross, Steelers-store.com, MXP TV, Mommygear, and Impulse Graphics. You can log onto: www.alleghenycup.com for all the details.

ROCKET RACEWAY THE ALLEGHENY CUP 2011 - 9/18/11 Results 50CC STOCK 4-6 CLASS 1 1) Callin Kauffman 2) Chris Sweeney 3) Jaydon Mccurdy 4) Carson Cahill 5) Trey Leatherman 6) Tyler Capane 7) Jude Kozel 8) Levi Leatherman 9) Alana Hull 10) Rose Hull 50CC STOCK 7-8 CLASS 2 1) Cameron Davis 2) Gage B. Stine 3) Trevor T. Maley 4) Chase Yentzer 5) Corey A. Passieu 6) Aiden J. Birckbichler 7) Hunter M. Carper 8) Dominic Amilcare 9) Colton Gorby 10) Brett Dolfi 50CC OIL INJECTED 4-8 CLASS 3 1) Callin Kauffman 2) Jaydon Mccurdy 3)

Callin Kaufmann is your Class 1 (4-6) champion.

Trey Leatherman 4) Carson Cahill 5) Levi Leatherman 50CC 4-8 CLASS 4 1) Carson Cahill 2) Jude Kozel 3) Miles C. Higgins 4) Brayden Miller 5) Alana Hull 6) Rose Hull 50CC 4-8 OPEN CLASS - 2 LAPS 1) Cameron Davis 2) Trevor T. Maley 3) Corey A. Passieu 4) Ryan Talboo 5) Callin Kauffman 6) Dominic Amilcare 7) Colton Gorby 8) Chris Sweeney 9) Miles C. Higgins 10) Aiden J. Birckbichler 65CC 7-9 1) Gauge Keith 2) Henry B. Pendleton 3) Cody R. Groves 4) Cameron Davis 5) Gage B. Stine 6) Ryan Talboo 7) Mason Bowman 8) Colton Gorby 9) Corey A. Passieu 10) Aiden J. Birckbichler 65CC 9-11 1) Cody R. Groves 2) Christopher A. Tedesco 3) Ryan Miller 4) John F. Sweeney 85CC 9-11 1) Gauge Keith 2) Tyler M. Walborn 3) Henry B. Pendleton 4) Dennis J. Williams 5) Christopher A. Tedesco 6) Bryce A. Walborn 7) Derek Elwood 8) Ryan Miller 9) Dustin Mallow 10) Kyler J. Coles 85CC - 150CC 12-15 1) Coty Schock 2) John P. Tracy 3)

Cody Groves wins 65cc (9-11). Nathan Smith 4) Luke Galko 5) Bayley Oberlander 6) Kerstin King 7) Kale Lee 8) Trevor W. Dick JUNIOR MINI 7-11 1) Keith Gauge 2) Bryce A. Walborn 3) Tyler M. Walborn 4) Cody R. Groves 5) Cameron Davis 6) Henry B. Pendleton 7) Dennis J. Williams 8) Dustin Mallow SUPER MINI 12-16 1) Coty Schock 2) Blake Bowman 3) Garrett A. Smith 4) Cory S. Gilliam 5) Nicholas P. Kernicky 6) Landon Dick 7) Nathan Smith 8) John P. Tracy 9) Seth D. Stangroom 10) Kevin J. Bednar

SCHOOLBOY 2 STK 12-16 1) Coty Schock 2) Cory S. Gilliam 3) Hunhter Kann 4) Garrett J. Bowser 5) Evan J. Richard SCHOOLBOY 4 STK 12-16 1) Ryan Clites 2) Seth Galloway 3) Jeremy S. Shaffer 4) Cory N. Wilkes COLLEGEBOY 14-24 1) Matthew T. Sukenik 2) Michael A. Payne 3) Donald C. Mielnik 4) Matthew Stoltz WOMEN 12+ 1) Tonya N. Mantsch 2) April Brough 3) Kerstin King OPEN A 1) Tyler Wozney 2)


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Leonard M. Groves +35 B/C 1) Chris Sokol SENIOR A 40+ 1) Chris Lykens 2) Leonard M. Groves 3) Ewell Gilliam SENIOR AMATEUR 1) Thomas J. Nagle 2) Joe Hardik 3) Kerry A. Bollinger 4) Kelly G. Brown +45 AMATEUR 1) Ewell Gilliam 2) David E. Berrier 3) Jeffery L. Miller 4) John Tracy +50/AND BOMBER 1) Thomas J. Nagle 2) Jeffery L. Miller 3) Michael A. Payne 4) Chris Biringe

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Gaylon Dickson Phillipsburg, PA 30 years 930 Vet A, 35 plus A, Senior A Third in 40-Plus Holeshot Cycle, Factory Connection, Scott

I caught up with Gaylon Dickson at Miles Mountain close to one month after his podium ride at the amateur nationals this year. Gaylon is one of those guys that truly loves the sport, and you can find him out front just about every weekend at a racetrack somewhere. Gaylon started racing at the age of 8, and except for a brief break to do a couple year stint in the U.S. Navy, he has been at it ever since. Gaylon remembers that first race at Punxsutawney way back in the day. He told me he pulled over about halfway through the race just to watch; he wasn’t quite sure yet that he really wanted to do this. Then at his second race he won a trophy and caught the bug, and the rest is history. Gaylon operates his own service and accessory shop in his hometown and just loves to be around the sport. He went 4-3-3 at Loretta’s in the 40-plus class, and he told me he probably could have finished better if he hadn’t needed to stop for a refuel in one of his motos. Just goes to show no matter how long you’ve been at it, stuff happens. We would like to congratulate Gaylon for his finish at the ranch and thank him for being a true ambassador for the sport.

Getting ready for the gate drop at the 2011 Allegheny Cup.

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Michael Mcdade 3) Broc J. Schmelyun OPEN B 1) Kaleb Chronister 2) Jonathan Houpt 3) Matthew T. Sukenik 4) Seth T. Moore 5) Trey Gildea 6) Jarrett Gorby OPEN C 1) Seth Galloway 2) Dylan F. Blettner 3) Aaron Fenchak 4) Austin Davis 5) Brian Spicer 6) Bryce Davis 7) Colton R. Downin 8) David L. Dilling 9) Thomas J. Nagle II 10) Hunter Holt 250A 1) Broc J. Schmelyun 2) Michael Mcdade 3) Tyler Wozney 4) Matthew Berrier 250B 1) Jacob R. Weeks 2) Kaleb Chronister 3) Jonathan Houpt 4) Nicholas P. Kernicky 5) Donald C. Mielnik 6) Trey Gildea 250C 1) Seth Galloway 2) Dylan F. Blettner 3) Isaiah Sampson 4) Aaron Fenchak 5)

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Carson Cahill takes the cup in Class 4 racing action.


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The Evolution class was captured by Michael Billy racing his Yamaha.

Two Stroke Nationals at Sleepy Hollow September 16-18, 2011 • By: John Sherer The last weekend before the calendar turned to fall, Sleepy Hollow MX Park held their first Two Stroke Nationals weekend. From track owner to spectators, everyone was treated to near perfect weather for racing, sunny and in the low 70’s. It was a far cry from all the rain we’ve had over the past month. As I talked to several riders, everyone agreed that the grounds crew had worked the racing surface into the best conditions seen all year at the Hollow. Sunday, the track held its integrity moto after moto. Good lines had been run in, and at intermission very little grooming and watering took place. In walking through the pits, it was almost a walk back in time. A lot of machines from the ‘70s and ‘80s were present. Names like Maico, Penton, Can-Am and Husqvarna. They were some of the very best of their era. Also, the pounding thump of the 4-stokers was replaced by that high pitch 2-stroke buzz. To the mxers who grew up riding these bikes, it was like music to their ears, and it brought a smile to their faces. Rider turnout was around 200, which put enough riders in the gates for exciting starts and action in every moto. The onlookers lined the fence along spectator row to enjoy the action. There were times when I personally put the camera down to soak all the racing in. Passing was at a premium all over the track. Two twenty minute +2 lap motos were run in the 250 A class, and a classic battle grew between #18 Sean Hackley and #116 Casey Clark. Lap after lap Clark stayed in the hunt on Hackley’s rear fender but could not find anywhere to get past him. Clark finished second overall. The effort put in from both riders received a loud round of cheers and applause from the crowd. When the vintage machines took the track in their respective classes the racing was tight and furious. Although they were noticeably turning slower lap times, there was no lack of excitement watching them push their suspensions to the limit. These bikes were fast for their time, but no match for what they’ve evolved into today. Overall the weekend turned out to be a success. The riders were pleased and made notice to be here next year. The fans were treated to some of the best racing at Sleepy Hollow all race season. If you were unable to make the race this year, try to fit it in your schedule for next year. If you want to cure your case of nostalgia make the trip out and catch the second annual Two Stroke Nationals, you won’t be disappointed.

SLEEPY HOLLOW RESULTS 35 + open 1) Gaylon Dickson 2) Michael C. Derosa 3) John A. Barto Jr 4) Robert Mikulski 5) Erik Schuster 6) Ethan Waybright 7) George L. Sabo 8) Chris Boltz 9) Joseph J. Marshall 10) Melvin Fioravanti Jr 30 + b/c 1) Robert Mikulski 2) John A. Barto Jr 3) Nicholas Williams 4) Chris Boltz 5) Melvin Fioravanti Jr 6) David L. Billhime 7) Christopher Talianek 125c 1) Kevin Rivera 2) Dominic J. Tibberino 3) Broderick Weaver 4) Hayden Balboa 5) Forest J. Benner 6) Ty Portz 7) Joshua Fey 8) Richard Fisher Pre 75 1) George C. Easterly 2) Blaine Hugney 3) William E. Schleppy 4) David Smeal Pre 78 1) Jon C. Thompson 2) Broderick Weaver 3) Daniel C. Way 4) Robert W. Shofstahl Evolution 1) Michael Billy 2) Roy A. Vanderveur Jr 3) Steven E. Vangeldern 4) Jeff Felter 5) Randall L. Pinckney 6) Donald Zerfoss 80s 1) Jon C. Thompson 2) Roy A.

Vanderveur Jr 3) Paul Hardiman 4) Randall L. Pinckney 90s 1) Daniel Kocotas 2) Eddie Anewalt Iv 3) Lester Guyton Open A 1) Casey M. Clark 2) Matthew W. Hougentogler 3) Jerod K. Stoner 4) Ty S. Newcome 5) Jason A. Sipe Open B 1) Brennen C. Weindel 2) Jeffrey Thompson 3) Ryan Miller 4) Chris Kalhauge Open C 1) Robbie D. Babb 2) Levi Reichert 3) Lance A. Reichert 4) Stephen T. Evangelista 5) Eric Cathers 6) Brian Topper 250 A 1) Sean L. Hackley Jr 2) Casey M. Clark 3) Jeremy D. Wendelken 4) Jerod K. Stoner 5) Matthew W. Hougentogler 6) Addison Kramer 7) Patrick M. Sharkey 8) Jason A. Sipe 9) Michael Davis 250 B 1) Brennen C. Weindel 2) Jeffrey Thompson 3) Frank Mohr 4) Michael S. Thompson 5) Scott D. Lauver 6) Justin M. Talianek 7) Joshua Sexton 8) Cody Schenk 250 C 1) Kevin Rivera 2) Dominic J. Tibberino 3) Josh H. Guyton

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