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Lancaster Motor Speedway will be going “old school” Saturday night with the Vintage Division headlining the evening with a big race and an autograph session during intermission.

Larry Wallace Black and his Gold No. 22 car will be at the track from 6 to 7 p.m. 

This year, the Vintage Division has been putting on a show every week. Ben Helms is leading the way with five wins, followed by Kenneth Deese with four, Steve Davis with two, Chris Fincher with one and Marty Spittle with one. These great drivers thrill the fans and staff members every Saturday night with their older model Chevys, Fords and Dodges. 

Gates will open at 4 p.m. Saturday for pit seats and 5 p.m. for the stands. Admission for Saturday night’s race is $20 for pit seats and $10 in the stands. 

Here are the results of the July 9 race:


Ben Helms kept his lead Saturday night, racking up his fifth win, followed by Kenneth Deese in second and Marty Spittle in third. Steve Helms came in fourth, followed by Mike Helms in fifth.

Late Models

In the NDRA GM Performance Late Models Division, Brandy “The Gambler” Baker returned to victory lane July 9 over Donnie Austin and Steve Banal. Baker dominated the race,

while Austin and Banal duked it out for second place. Austin prevailed and Banal came in third. Ronnie Mosley placed fourth, followed by Timbo Mangum in fifth. 

Expect to see a few new names at Lancaster Motor 


Speedway before the July 30 race in preparation for the NDRA Road Show.

Super Street

In the Super Street Division, Rusty Robinson picked up his first win of the 2011 season at Lancaster Motor Speedway. He dueled with Baker for much of the race until Baker caused the caution flag to go up and dropped back to fourth place. Jody Bigham came in second, followed by Russell Broome in third. Johnny Starkey rounded out the top five finishers.

Crate Sportsman

In the Crate Sportsman Division, Jacob “Smooth” Catoe continued his winning ways, picking up his second straight win. Just two weeks ago, Catoe picked up his very first career win. Catoe outdueled Travis Mosley and Jeff Knight for the July 9 win, with Mosley coming in second, trailed by Knight. The young and improving Hank Taylor drove his way up through the field to finish fourth and Dillon Crook came in fifth.

Pure Street

In the Pure Street Division, Frankie “The Gamecock” McGuire made his return to Lancaster Motor Speedway. McGuire dominated the Pure Street Division on his way to the win. Pebo Johnson gave him all he could handle all race long, but McGuire would not be denied. Johnson came in second. Steve “Burn’em Down” Hinson worked his way up to a third-place finish after starting in the middle of the field. Ryan Whitaker came in fourth and Jesse Carson was fifth.

Stock 4 

In the Stock 4 Division, Ray T. Adams return to victory lane over Jeffrey “The Red Rocket” Mc-Guirt, with Adams dominating the entire race. The improving Tyler Funderburk came in third. Evan Thomas was fourth, followed by Mike Snipes in fifth.

Young Guns

In the Young Guns Division, Josh Langley returned to victory lane, driving a clean and smooth race all night on his way to the win. Brandon Blackmon came in second, followed by Andrew Baker. Brady Kirk was fourth, followed by John Gordon in fifth.

If you missed any of the racing action July 9, Jackie Sims will have videos for sale for $10 at this week’s race and Johnny Sims will be selling photos of drivers as well. 

Lancaster Motor Speedway is four miles north of Lancaster off U.S. 521. Turn right on Shiloh-Unity Road and follow a short distance to the track on the left.

For more info about Lancaster Motor Speedway, visit www.lancasterspeedway.net, or one of its Facebook pages or call (803) 28501877. To discuss the on-track action online, visit www.DirtRaceFans.com.