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Brandon Spithaler (Paul Arch photo)

Spithaler Claims Lernerville Opener

SARVER, Pa. — Brandon Spithaler kicked off the season at Lernerville Speedway by winning Friday night’s 25-lap sprint car feature.

Spithaler started fourth on the four-tenths-mile oval and claimed the victory over A.J. Flick, who blasted through the field from 13th starting spot to finish second.

Hall of Famer Dale Blaney came home third, with Jared Zimbardi and Cody Bova completing the top five.

The finish:

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 22-Brandon Spithaler[4]; 2. 2F-AJ Flick[13]; 3. 32-Dale Blaney[7]; 4. 35-Jared Zimbardi[2]; 5. 20B-Cody Bova[1]; 6. 08-Danny Kuriger[6]; 7. 2-Ricky Peterson[9]; 8. 11-Carl Bowser[8]; 9. 43JR-Blaze Myers[3]; 10. 13-Brandon Matus[16]; 11. 46-Michael Bauer[10]; 12. 79W-Will Fleming[14]; 13. 3J-Jacob Begenwald[19]; 14. 35W-Jeremy Weaver[11]; 15. 33-Brent Matus[15]; 16. 3-John Jerich[20]; 17. 6-Bob Felmlee[17]; 18. 7NY-Matt Farnham[5]; 19. 44-Pete Landram[12]; 20. 55*-Matt Sherlock[18]