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Logan Wagner drives by Lance Dewease late to earn Tuscarora 50 title and $54,000 payday

Logan Wagner drives by Lance Dewease late to earn Tuscarora 50 title and $54,000 payday

PORT ROYAL, Pa. (September 11, 2021) - Harrisonville, Pennsylvania’s Logan Wagner has accomplished just about everything there is to accomplish at the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” including four consecutive track championships and a FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory during the 2021 Keith Kauffman Classic. Well, Wagner can officially add another line to his all-time Port Royal Speedway resume, collecting the 2021 Tuscarora 50 championship for a $54,000 payday, as well as a third-ever All Star victory.

Impressive, nonetheless, Wagner, aboard the Zemco Racing/Zemco Headers/Zemco Tool & Die/CES Engineering/All Things Automotive/No. 1 sprint car, was forced to battle by seven-time Tuscarora 50 champion, Lance Dewease, to earn his crown jewel triumph, doing so with less than two laps remaining. Dewease, who led laps 12 through 48 after taking command from St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu, held on to finish second, followed by Anthony Macri, Dylan Cisney, and Brent Marks.

“I’m living the dream in a different universe, man, this is just unreal,” an elated Logan Wagner said in Port Royal Speedway victory lane. “I knew in that second 25-lapper that I had something for (Dewease). It was so awesome to race him clean...I didn’t even know how many laps were left when we got by him. I just ran as hard as I could...just about stuffed it into the fence a couple of times. I’m out of breath!”

Starting from the outside-pole position by way of feature redraw, Wagner made his presence known the entire 50-lap contest, never fading any further back than third and eventually concluding the first half of the 50-lapper in the second position. Dewease, who took the lead from Rico Abreu on lap 12, was the man in charge at the halfway break, and despite showing signs of an oil leak during the competition yellow, went on to start the second half and maintain his place on the point.

Although Wagner was able to apply some pressure in traffic on lap 34, a series of cautions on laps 36 and 38 allowed Dewease to navigate a clear track in clean air. It was not until lap 46 when traffic re-entered the picture allowing Wagner to try his hand at Dewease again. Hammering the very top of Port Royal’s thin, but ultra-fast groove, Wagner was able to show Dewease his nose lap 48, ultimately setting up his slingshot move the following circuit. Utilizing a great run off of two, Wagner powered by Dewease down the backstretch then dove into three, simultaneously sliding a lapper to create an impressive advantage as the white flag waved.

The All Star Circuit of Champions will continue their September calendar with another round in the Keystone State, this time setting aim at Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway for back-to-back blockbusters on Friday and Saturday, September 17-18. The rescheduled Jack Gunn Memorial, featuring a $7,000-to-win headliner, will kick things off on Friday, followed by Lincoln’s $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic VIII on Saturday. Fans and teams should note that the rescheduled Jack Gunn Memorial will feature only one main event.

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Contingency Awards/Results: Port Royal Speedway | Saturday, September 11, 2021:
Event: 54th Annual Tuscarora 50 | $54,000-to-win
Entries: 57
C&R Racing Hot Laps: Spencer Bayston | 17.231
Dixie Vodka Fast Qualifier: Logan Wagner | 17.648
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Lance Dewease
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Tyler Courtney
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Rico Abreu
Mobil 1 Heat #4 Winner: Logan Wagner
Kistler Racing Products Heat #5 Winner: Dylan Cisney
Ford Performance Heat #6 Winner: Daryn Pittman
Classic Ink USA B-Main Winner: Danny Dietrich
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Justin Peck
FloRacing A-Main Winner: Logan Wagner (2)
Hercules Tires A-Main Hard Charger: Blane Heimbach (+17)

Qualifying

Group (A)
1. 11-Spencer Bayston, 17.797; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich, 17.924; 3. 8-Aaron Reutzel, 17.970; 4. 10-Zeb Wise, 17.991; 5. 55W-Mike Wagner, 18.055; 6. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg, 18.060; 7. 19-Brent Marks, 18.077; 8. 27-Devon Borden, 18.092; 9. 24-Rico Abreu, 18.168; 10. 69K-Lance Dewease, 18.188; 11. 7BC-Tyler Courtney, 18.307; 12. 98-Jared Esh, 18.329; 13. 17B-Bill Balog, 18.343; 14. 21-Brian Brown, 18.365; 15. 5-Ian Madsen, 18.374; 16. 33W-Michael Walter, 18.488; 17. 0J-Lynton Jeffrey, 18.494; 18. 18-Gio Scelzi, 18.547; 19. 99M-Kyle Moody, 18.567; 20. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 18.570; 21. 29-Zach Newlin, 18.751; 22. 880-Drew Ritchey, 19.342; 23. 24B-Dustin Baney, 19.557; 24. 12w-Troy Fraker, 20.011; 25. 2c-Cory Thornton, 20.270; 26. 44B-Dave Brown, 20.454; 27. 13S-Jon Stewart, 20.456; 28. 11P-Greg Plank, 20.648; 29. 6-Ryan Smith, 99.999

Group (B)
1. 1-Logan Wagner, 17.648; 2. 2-AJ Flick, 18.113; 3. 39M-Anthony Macri, 18.131; 4. 26-Cory Eliason, 18.175; 5. 5C-Dylan Cisney, 18.271; 6. 73-Justin Peck, 18.317; 7. 17-Steve Buckwalter, 18.388; 8. 25-Tyler Bear, 18.488; 9. O7-Skylar Gee, 18.589; 10. 33-Gerard McIntyre, 18.606; 11. 91-Kyle Reinhardt, 18.640; 12. 39-Daryn Pittman, 18.648; 13. 23-Pat Cannon, 18.678; 14. 47K-Kody Lehman, 18.693; 15. 42-Sye Lynch, 18.700; 16. 67-Justin Whittall, 18.792; 17. 11T-TJ Stutts, 18.804; 18. 19m-Landon Myers, 18.913; 19. 51-Freddie Rahmer, 18.978; 20. 4-Cap Henry, 19.050; 21. 14T-Tyler Walton, 19.138; 22. 21c-Matt Campbell, 19.194; 23. 35-Tyler Reeser, 19.212; 24. 46-Michael Bauer, 19.399; 25. 8S-Trenton Sheaffer, 19.758; 26. 97-Brie Hershey, 19.950; 27. 22-Tanner Brown, 20.164; 28. 12-Blane Heimbach, 99.998

Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 69K-Lance Dewease [1]; 2. 19-Brent Marks [2]; 3. 11-Spencer Bayston [4]; 4. 10-Zeb Wise [3]; 5. 17B-Bill Balog [5]; 6. 99M-Kyle Moody [7]; 7. 33W-Michael Walter [6]; 8. 880-Drew Ritchey [8]; 9. 11P-Greg Plank [10]; 10. 2C-Cory Thornton [9]

Heat #2 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 7BC-Tyler Courtney [1]; 2. 55W-Mike Wagner [3]; 3. 27-Devon Borden [2]; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich [4]; 5. 0J-Lynton Jeffrey [6]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [5]; 7. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [7]; 8. 24B-Dustin Baney [8]; 9. 44B-Dave Brown [9]

Heat #3 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 24-Rico Abreu [2]; 2. 5-Ian Madsen [5]; 3. 18-Gio Scelzi [6]; 4. 98-Jared Esh [1]; 5. 8-Aaron Reutzel [4]; 6. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [3]; 7. 29-Zach Newlin [7]; 8. 13S-Jon Stewart [9]; 9. 12W-Troy Fraker [8]

Heat #4 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 1-Logan Wagner [4]; 2. 33-Gerard McIntyre [1]; 3. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 4. 51-Freddie Rahmer [7]; 5. 12-Blane Heimbach [10]; 6. 17-Steve Buckwalter [2]; 7. 21C-Matt Campbell [8]; 8. 8S-Trenton Sheaffer [9]; 9. 67-Justin Whittall [6]; 10. 23-Pat Cannon [5]

Heat #5 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 5C-Dylan Cisney [3]; 2. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [1]; 3. 25-Tyler Bear [2]; 4. 11T-TJ Stutts [6]; 5. 2-AJ Flick [4]; 6. 4-Cap Henry [7]; 7. 97-Brie Hershey [9]; 8. 47K-Kody Lehman [5]; 9. 35-Tyler Reeser [8]

Heat #6 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 3 Transfer
1. 39-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 39M-Anthony Macri [4]; 3. 42-Sye Lynch [5]; 4. O7-Skylar Gee [2]; 5. 73-Justin Peck [3]; 6. 19M-Landon Myers [6]; 7. 14T-Tyler Walton [7]; 8. 46-Michael Bauer [8]; 9. 22-Tanner Brown [9]

C-Main (10 Laps) - Top 2 Transfer
1. 33w-Michael Walter [1]; 2. 14T-Tyler Walton [2]; 3. 29-Zach Newlin [5]; 4. 67-Justin Whittall [14]; 5. 8s-Trenton Sheaffer [12]; 6. 97-Brie Hershey [6]; 7. 23-Pat Cannon [20]; 8. 880-Drew Ritchey [7]; 9. 12w-Troy Fraker [13]; 10. 11P-Greg Plank [17]; 11. 5w-Lucas Wolfe [3]; 12. 35-Tyler Reeser [16]; 13. 2C-Cory Thornton [19]; 14. 47K-Kody Lehman [8]; 15. 24B-Dustin Baney [9]; 16. 46-Michael Bauer [10]; 17. 13s-Jon Stewart [11]

B-Main (12 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 48-Danny Dietrich [1]; 2. 10-Zeb Wise [3]; 3. 51-Freddie Rahmer [8]; 4. 11T-TJ Stutts [6]; 5. 17B-Bill Balog [9]; 6. 2-AJ Flick [2]; 7. 73-Justin Peck [10]; 8. 12-Blane Heimbach [12]; 9. 8-Aaron Reutzel [7]; 10. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [13]; 11. 0J-Lynton Jeffrey [11]; 12. 4-Cap Henry [18]; 13. 19M-Landon Myers [16]; 14. 33w-Michael Walter [19]; 15. 99m-Kyle Moody [17]; 16. 21-Brian Brown [15]; 17. 98-Jared Esh [5]; 18. 17-Steve Buckwalter [14]; 19. 14T-Tyler Walton [20]; 20. O7-Skylar Gee [4]

A-Main (50 Laps)
1. 1-Logan Wagner [2]; 2. 69K-Lance Dewease [5]; 3. 39m-Anthony Macri [8]; 4. 5C-Dylan Cisney [6]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [11]; 6. 11-Spencer Bayston [7]; 7. 55w-Mike Wagner [9]; 8. 17B-Bill Balog [23]; 9. 24-Rico Abreu [1]; 10. 33-Gerard McIntyre [10]; 11. 18-Gio Scelzi [17]; 12. 12-Blane Heimbach [29]; 13. 11T-TJ Stutts [22]; 14. 48-Danny Dietrich [19]; 15. 39-Daryn Pittman [3]; 16. 42-Sye Lynch [18]; 17. 26-Cory Eliason [14]; 18. 5-Ian Madsen [13]; 19. 73-Justin Peck [26]; 20. 25-Tyler Bear [16]; 21. 67-Justin Whittall [27]; 22. 27-Devon Borden [15]; 23. 91-Kyle Reinhardt [12]; 24. 2-AJ Flick [24]; 25. 7BC-Tyler Courtney [4]; 26. 10-Zeb Wise [20]; 27. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [28]; 28. 5w-Lucas Wolfe [25]; 29. 51-Freddie Rahmer [21] Lap Leaders: Rico Abreu (1-11), Lance Dewease (12-48), Logan Wagner (49,50)

2021 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
1. Screven Motor Speedway, Georgia (January 29, 2021): Donny Schatz
2. Screven Motor Speedway, Georgia (January 30, 2021): Aaron Reutzel
3. East Bay Raceway Park, Florida (February 2, 2021): Donny Schatz (2)
4. Volusia Speedway Park, Florida (February 3, 2021): Logan Schuchart
5. Volusia Speedway Park, Florida (February 4, 2021): Carson Macedo
6. Attica Raceway Park, Ohio (April 3, 2021): Justin Peck
7. Virginia Motor Speedway, Virginia (April 15, 2021): Tony Stewart
8. Williams Grove Speedway, Pennsylvania (April 16, 2021): Kyle Larson
9. Port Royal Speedway, Pennsylvania (April 17, 2021): Logan Wagner
10. Bedford Speedway, Pennsylvania (April 18, 2021): Anthony Macri
11. Sharon Speedway, Ohio (May 1, 2021): Justin Peck (2)
12. Tri-City Raceway Park, Pennsylvania (May 2, 2021): Sam Hafertepe Jr.
13. I-96 Speedway, Michigan (May 14, 2021): Tyler Courtney
14. Dirt Oval at Route 66, Illinois (May 15, 2021): Kyle Reinhardt
15. Circle City Raceway, Indiana (May 20, 2021): Tyler Courtney (2)
16. Circle City Raceway, Indiana (May 21, 2021): Tyler Courtney (3)
17. Gas City I-69 Speedway, Indiana (May 22, 2021): Cap Henry
18. Kokomo Speedway, Indiana (May 23, 2021): Zeb Wise
19. Port Royal Speedway, Pennsylvania (May 31, 2021): Lance Dewease
20. Fairbury Speedway, Illinois (June 3, 2021): Tyler Courtney (4)
21. Wilmot Raceway, Wisconsin (June 4, 2021): Tyler Courtney (5)
22. Plymouth Dirt Track, Wisconsin (June 5, 2021): Bill Balog
23. Angell Park Speedway, Wisconsin (June 6, 2021): Bill Balog (2)
24. SW Attica Raceway Park, Ohio (June 11, 2021): Ian Madsen
25. SW Fremont Speedway, Ohio (June 12, 2021): Cole Duncan
26. SW Wayne County Speedway, Ohio (June 14, 2021): Kyle Larson (2)
27. SW Sharon Speedway, Ohio (June 15, 2021): Danny Dietrich
28. SW Waynesfield Raceway Park, Ohio (June 16, 2021): Kyle Larson (3)
29. SW Muskingum County Speedway, Ohio (June 17, 2021): Justin Peck (3)
30. SW Portsmouth Raceway Park, Ohio (June 19, 2021): Paul McMahan
31. Stateline Speedway, New York (July 9, 2021): Hunter Schuerenberg
32. Sharon Speedway, Ohio (July 10, 2021): Spencer Bayston
33. Lake Ozark Speedway, Missouri (July 23, 2021): Cap Henry (2)
34. Lake Ozark Speedway, Missouri (July 24, 2021): Christopher Bell
35. Humboldt Speedway, Kansas (July 25, 2021): Tyler Courtney (6)
36. I-70 Motorsports Park, Missouri (July 27, 2021): Brian Brown
37. Mo. State Fair Speedway, Missouri (July 29, 2021): Tyler Courtney (7)
38. 34 Raceway, Iowa (July 30, 2021): Kerry Madsen
39. Knoxville Raceway, Iowa (July 31, 2021): Kerry Madsen (2)
40. I-96 Speedway, Michigan (August 20, 2021): Cory Eliason
41. Waynesfield Raceway Park, Ohio (August 21, 2021): Cole Duncan (2)
42. Grandview, Pennsylvania (August 26, 2021): Tyler Courtney (8)
43. Lincoln Speedway, Pennsylvania (August 28, 2021): Cory Eliason (2)
44. BAPS M. Speedway, Pennsylvania (August 29, 2021): Danny Dietrich (2)
45. Attica Raceway Park, Ohio (September 3, 2021): Zeb Wise (2)
46. Attica Raceway Park, Ohio (September 4, 2021): Spencer Bayston (2)
47. Port Royal Speedway, Pennsylvania (September 9, 2021): Brent Marks
48. Port Royal Speedway, Pennsylvania (September 10, 2021): Daryn Pittman
49. Port Royal Speedway, Pennsylvania (September 11, 2021): Logan Wagner (2)

2021 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings (as of 9/11/21):
1. Tyler Courtney - 6078
2. Cory Eliason - 5802
3. Hunter Schuerenberg - 5664
4. Bill Balog - 5538
5. Zeb Wise - 5518
6. Cap Henry - 5492
7. Justin Peck - 5296
8. Kyle Reinhardt - 5014
9. Paul McMahan - 4308
10. Ian Madsen - 4102

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
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