Thunder on the Farm: 2nd Annual Mike Zeigler Sr. Memorial Race Release




Hanover, PA (10/05/12) – It was a big night for Grant Adams. 

           Adamsnot only claimed the 50-lap “Second Annual Mike Zeigler, Sr. Memorial Thunder on the Farm” feature win and the $2,121 that went with it, but also secured the Lincoln/Trail-Way Precise Racing Products season-long point championship as well.

            Adamsassumed the lead when Cam Zeigler brought out the caution while leading on lap 17.  At the same time, Randy Stoudt dropped from the race while running second, handing the lead over to third-place Adams.  The Glenn’s Towing #64 led the rest of the way, crossing in front of a charging Tyler Armstrong, who came from the back twice after an 11th lap spin and a multi-car crash in turn two of lap 33.

            “It feels good to be here again,” saidAdamsin victory lane, “It was unfortunate to have so many cautions and Randy dropping out.”

            Fifth-starting Bernie Beard was edged by Armstrong at the line and finished third.  Fourth and fifth were 23rd-starting and hard charger Craig Wagaman and Carl Billet.

            The race was marred by 16 caution flags, with the final checkered flag of the five-division night coming out at2:15 a.m.

Sixth through tenth were Pat Beard, 19th-starting Kevin Palmer, Travis Mease, 22nd starting Larry Neiderer, and Jeff Rohrbaugh.

Heats for the 25 “358” late models were won by Cam Zeigler, Pat Beard, and Stoudt.


Mike Walls came from 17th starting spot to claim both the 40-lap feature and hard charger award in the street stock division. 

Walls took the lead from Jasen Geesaman on lap 27 and crossed a whopping 7.28 seconds ahead of Geesaman.  Brian Walls, piloting the #1W of niece Michelle Walls, came from 18th starting spot to cross third, with Pat  McNeal and Walt Lemmon completing the top five.

Heats for the 19 street stocks were won by Tim O’Sheehan and Geesaman.


Brian Walls came back to win the 25-lap thundercar feature.  Walls started on the outside of the front row and led every lap, crossing 3.87 seconds ahead of Kyle Martin.

Tenth-starting David Prunkl, Jason Townsend, and hard charger Brian Diehl (who started 14th) rounded out  the  top five.

Heats for the16 thundercars were won by Martin and Jimmy Combs.


Terry Hartlaub was the winner of the 15-lap limited stock feature.  Hartlaub started third and took the  lead from Jason Chronister on lap four.  Chronister pulled to the infield four laps later, with 13th-starting Chad Weaver moving into the runner-up spot and finishing second at the end.

Cory Weishaar, Todd Miller, and 12th-starting Jeff Foster completed the top five.

Heats for the 32 limited stocks were won by Matt Chronister, Jason Chronister, Todd  Miller, and Kyle Rohrbaugh.  Tad Haugh won the consolation event.


On the fifth feature of the night, a 21A car landed in victory lane.

Pat McClane came from seventh starting spot to claim the win in the 25-lap Extreme Stock feature.  McClane passed Dan Furman on lap 13 and led the rest of the way, with Furman crossing second, tenth-starting and hard charger Chad Stine finish third, 11th-starting Joe Racine fourth, and David Goode fifth.

Heats for the14 Extreme Stocks were won by Bill  Foster and Michael Goodwin.



Saturday (10/20), Trail-Way will host the10th Annual “Kart Klassic”.  Gates open at 7:00 a.m. with racing beginning at 12 NOON.  The raindate will be the following day, Sunday, October 21st.

            Saturday (10/27), Trail-Way will host “Chassis Day” for driver wanting to change divisions.  Several factory cars will be on hand for testing, details will be posted on

            Also, the 40th Annual Awards Banquet will be held onSaturday, December 4, 2012 at S.A.V.E.S. Hall.  Doors open at5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at6:30 p.m..

            The 35th Annual Motorama Races and Shows will be held at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex on Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17, 2012.  Please visit


For all the latest news and related information from Trail-Way Speedway, fans are reminded to visit the speedway website at The complete story and agate from each race night is posted shortly after the final checkered falls.


Trail-Way Speedway                                                                                    October 5, 2012



358 Late Models

Feature (50 Laps)                                                                    

1. 64-GrantAdams; 2. 11-Tyler Armstrong; 3. X-Bernie Beard; 4. 67X-Craig Wagaman; 5. 2-Carl Billet; 6. 7-Pat Beard; 7. 99X-Kevin Palmer; 8. 116-Travis Mease; 9. 121-Larry Neiderer; 10. 21A-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 11. 72C-Ron Coleman; 12. 76-Bob Bare; 13. 55-Will Rowe(DNF); 14. 20-Steve Billet(DNF); 15. U10-Bud Witmer(DNF); 16. 25X-Jed Latshaw(DNF); 17. 08B-Jacob Burdette(DNF); 18. NINE- Randy Stoudt(DNF); 19. 21Z-Cam Zeigler(DNF); 20. 25-Sam Gallagher(DNF); 21. 17G-Michael Goodwin(DNF); 22. 81S-Bobby Beard(DNF); 23. 99-John Remlein(DNF); 24. 21J-John Baker(DNF); DNS: 18-Erick Markle. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Cam Zeigler (1-16); Grant Adams (17-50).


Heat 1 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 21Z-Cam Zeigler; 2. 55-Will Rowe; 3. 116-Travis Mease; 4. 2-Carl Billet; 5. 21J-John Baker; 6. 25X-Jed Latshaw; 7. 99X-Kevin Palmer; 8. 76-Bob Bare; 9. 67X-Craig Wagaman(DNF). No Time.


Heat 2 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 7-Pat Beard; 2. 64-GrantAdams; 3. 11-Tyler Armstrong; 4. X-Bernie Beard; 5. 72C-Ron Coleman; 6. 08B-Jacob Burdette; DNS: 18-Erick Markle; 99-John Remlein.  Time 2:47.03.


Heat 3 (10 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. NINE-Randy Stoudt; 2. 25-Sam Gallagher; 3. 81S-Bobby Beard; 4. 21A-Jeff Rohrbaugh; 5. U10-Bud Witmer; 6. 20-Steve Billet; 7. 17G-Michael Goodwin; 8. 121-Larry Neiderer. No Time.


Street Stocks

Feature (40 Laps)                                                                    

1. 77-Mike Walls; 2. 81-Jasen Geesaman; 3. 1W-Brian Walls; 4. 00-Pat McNeal; 5. 16-Walt Lemmon; 6. 34Z-Jaynee Zeigler; 7. 51X-Tim O’Sheehan; 8. F5-Dalton Frye; 9. 21A-Marshal McMullen; 10. 71-Adrian Barnhart; 11. 100-Mathew Wampler(DNF); 12. 7P-Jim Palm, Jr.(DNF); 13. 17-Jim Rost(DNF); 14. 56-Lance Grove(DNF); 15. 5-Jake Moser(DNF); 16. 2-Randy Zechman(DNF); 17. 5-Dustin Hollinger(DNF); DNS: 48-Steve Lowery; 007-Eric McClane. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Marshall McMullen (1-10); Jasen Geesaman (11-26); Mike Walls (27-40).


Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 51X-Tim O’Sheehan; 2. 100-Matthew Wampler; 3. 7P-Jim Palm, Jr.; 4. F5-Dalton Frye; 5. 5-Dustin Hollinger; 6. 56-Lance Grove; 7. 34Z-Jaynee Zeigler(DNF); 8. 48-Steve Lowery(DNF); 9. 77-Mike Walls(DNF) ; 10. 2-Randy Zechman(DNF). Time 2:38.31.


Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 81-Jasen Geesaman; 2. 1W-Michelle Walls; 3. 17-Jim Rost; 4. 21A-Marshall McMullen; 5. 16-Walt Lemmon; 6. 00-Pat McNeal; 7. 5-Jake Moser; 8. 71-Adrian Barnhart; DNS: 007-Eric McClane. No Time.


Thunder Cars

Feature (25 Laps)                                                                    

1. 2W-Brian Walls; 2. 54-Kyle Martin; 3. 01-David Prunkl; 4. 72-Jason Townsend; 5. 9X-Brian Diehl; 6. 70-Rick Weaver, Sr.; 7. 1E-Greg Emlet, Sr.; 8. 21W-Will Walls(DNF); 9. 8J-Justin Bittle(DNF); 10. 71M-Dan Furman(DNF); 11. 81J-Bobby Beard(DNF); 12. 54J-Jimmy Combs(DNF); 13. 21A-Mike Slaybaugh(DNF); 14. 60-Danny Beard(DNF); 15. 3-Todd Miller(DNF); DNS: 5-Wes Travers. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Brian Walls (1-25).


Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 54-Kyle Martin; 2. 21A-Mike Slaybaugh; 3. 81J-Bobby Beard; 4. 72-Jason Townsend; 5. 01-David Prunkl; 6. 71M-Dan Furman; 7. 1E-Greg Emlet, Sr.; 8. 21W-Will Walls. Time 2:31.22.


Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 54J-Jimmy Combs; 2. 2W-Brian Walls; 3. 70-Rick Weaver, Sr.; 4. 3-Todd Miller; 5. 8J-Justin Bittle; 6. 60-Danny Beard; 7. 9X-Brian Diehl; 8. 5-Wes Travers. Time 2:32.81.


Limited Stocks

Feature (15 Laps)                                                                    

1. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 2. 2-Chad Weaver; 3. 37-Cory Weishaar; 4. 25-Todd Miller; 5. 32-Jeff Foster; 6. 15-Nick McDaniel; 7. 00-Shawn Crunkilton; 8. 56-Brad Kress; 9. 72X-Rick Hopkins; 10. 70-Jimmy Tyson; 11. 28-Dale Arnold(DNF); 12. 59-Ryan Smith(DNF); 13. 72-Tad Haugh(DNF); 14. 38-Jason Chronister(DNF); 15. 9X-Robert Nicklow(DNF); 16. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.(DNF); 17. 94-Kenny Startzman(DNF); 18. 81-Matt Chronister(DNF); 19. 58-Douglas Smith(DNF); 20. 12-Kyle Rohrbaugh(DNF); 21. 88-Justin Oberlin(DNF); 22. 39-Shane Miller(DNF); DNS: 96-SarahRedmond; 98- Brian Walls. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Matt Chronister (1); Jason Chronister (2-3); Terry Hartlaub (4-15).


Heat 1 (6 Laps/5 to Qualify)

1. 81-Matt Chronister; 2. 32-Jeff Foster; 3. 28-DaleArnold; 4. 2-Chad Weaver; 5. 96-SarahRedmond; 6. 10-Aaron Levin; 7. 72-Tad Haugh; 8. 56-Brad Kress; 9. 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.(DNF).  Time 2:07.06.


Heat 2 (6 Laps/5 to Qualify)

1. 38-Jason Chronister; 2. 37-Cory Weishaar; 3. 15-Nick McDaniel; 4. 69-Robbie Carroll; 5. 72X-Rick Hopkins; 6. 54-Tyler Gastley; 7. 75-Michael Young(DNF); 8. 98-Brian Walls(DNF); DNS: 23-David Shank. Time 2:05.56.


Heat 3 (6 Laps/5 to Qualify)

1. 25-Todd Miller; 2. 9X-Robert Nicklow; 3. 70-Jimmy Tyson; 4. 94-Kenny Startzman; 5. 88-Justin Oberlin; 6. 58-Douglas Smith; 7. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.; 8. 16-Julio Perez(DNF). Time 2:07.72.


Heat 4 (6 Laps/5 to Qualify)

1. 12-Kyle Rohrbaugh; 2. 92-Terry Hartlaub; 3. 59-Ryan Smith; 4. 39-Shane Miller; 5. 00-Shawn Crunkilton; 6. 29-Mike Wolf; 7. 9-John Shorb, Sr.; 8. 68-Pat Reindollar. No Time.


Consi (8 Laps/4 to Qualify)

1. 72-Tad Haugh; 2. 98-Brian Walls; 3. 56-Brad Kress; 4. 58-Douglas Smith; 5. 17-Brian Blank, Jr.; 6. 75-Michael Young; 7. 10-Aaron Levin(DNF); 8. 29-Mike Wolf(DNF); 9. 54-Tyler Gastley(DNF); 10. 68-Pat Reindollar; DNS: 9-John Shorb, Sr.; 16-Julio Perez; 21-Ricky Weaver, Jr.; 23-David Shank. No Time.


Extreme Stocks

Feature (25 Laps)                                                                    

1. 21A-Patrick McClane; 2. 5M-Dan Furman; 3. 2-Chad Stine; 4. 74-JoeRacine; 5. 101-David Goode; 6. 8-Bill Foster; 7. 34-JoeRacine; 8. 14W-Andrew Walls(DNF); 9. 99-Jeremy Stremmel(DNF); 10. 33-Michael Goodwin(DNF); 11. 2S-Michael Racine(DNF); 12. 11B-Cheri LaClaire(DNF); DNS: 42-Adam Smith; 659H-Timothy Hahn. No Time.

Lap Leaders- Bill Foster (1-9); Dan Furman (10-12); Patrick McClane (13-25).


Heat 1 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 8-Bill Foster; 2. 21A-Patrick McClane; 3. 2S-MichaelRacine; 4. 2-Chad Stine; 5. 101-David Goode; 6. 74-JoeRacine; 7. 14W-Andrew Walls. Time 2:45.63.


Heat 2 (8 Laps/All to Qualify)

1. 33-Michael Goodwin; 2. 99-Jeremy Stremmel; 3. 5M-Dan Furman; 4. 34-JosephRacine; 5. 11-Cheri LaClaire; DNS: 42-Adam Smith; 659H-Timothy Hahn. No Time.

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