Monthly Archives: May 2010

Schlenk Tops ALMS Contenders

The regions top Late Model drivers gathered at Oakshade Raceway for the American Late Model Series (ALMS) event on Saturday night. The UMP national point leader and Oakshade Raceway point leader, Rusty Schlenk, added to his point leads with his second Oakshade feature win of the year.

Last weeks feature winner, Jon Henry, started on the pole and held the early lead while Rusty Schlenk and Matt Miller battled for second. Miller eventully got the position and then worked the outside around Henry for the lead on lap eight. A few laps later, Schlenk disposed of Henry for second. Read more

Jon Henry Wins!

A huge crowd packed the stands on L&M Enterprise Concrete and Leo’s Metal and Wood Night at Oakshade Raceway to see how Nascar driver Kenny Schrader would fair against the fastest area UMP Late Model drivers.

Schrader started off strong with an impressive heat race win and looked to be one of the cars to beat going in to the feature event with a row two starting postion. Read more

Dippman Blows Away Enduro Competition

The first of four 200 lap/two hour enduro races in 2010 took place on a breezy Sunday afternoon at Oakshade Raceway with Dan Dippman winning the $1000 grand prize.

Dippman started near the back of the field and had worked his way into the top ten after 25 laps while Jim Brazeau held the top position for most of the first quarter of the race. Brazeau would end up not finishing the race.

Dippman gained the lead by lap 75 with Jeremy Grover in second. Those top two positions remained locked in for the remainder of the race although, Dippman did suffer a scare toward the end of the race after he was spun in turn four. Dippman sat at the inside of the corner for a little while until he got the car restarted and continued on to take the checkered flag. Ron Bloomfield Jr. finished third followed by Shawn Stamm and Neil Shaw.

The next enduro race is scheduled for Sunday, June 13. For a the complete Oakshade Raceway schedule, check out www.oakshaderaceway.com.

The Jackson Assassin Strikes Again!

Rusty Schlenk, the “Jackson Assassin,” made his way back to victory lane for the first time this season at Oakshade Raceway in a close UMP Late Model feature over Casey Noonan while Jim Scout dominated the first ever Spring Bomber Clash sponsored by Extreme Chassis.

Schlenk started on the outside of the of the front row and darted out to the lead at the drop of the green flag. Casey Noonan got the jump on Schlenk on a double-file restart after a lap three debris caution. Noonan held the lead for a few laps until Schlenk made it by on lap six. The two drivers continued their heated battle for the lead racing side by side lap after lap and swapping the lead back and forth. Read more

Spring Bomber Clash

This Saturday, May 15th, will be the Spring Bomber Clash brought to you by Extreme Chassis. The Bomber A Main will pay $500.00 to WIN! Trophies will also be awarded to all Bomber feature winners.

UMP Late Models, UMP Sportsmen and UMP Hornets will also be in action. Gates open at 4pm with racing at 7pm.

Don’t forget, this Sunday, May 16th, the rescheduled $1000 to win 2 hour/200-lap enduro race will take place at 2pm. Gates open at 11am and general admission is just $3!

The Sniper Takes Season Opener

Wayne Chinn captured an exciting season opener under threatening skies that loomed over Oakshade Raceway all evening long, but the rain held off.

Canadian driver Andrew Reaume had his car hooked up Saturday night earning an impressive heat race win and then setting the pace early in the UMP Late Model Feature after starting on the pole. Read more