JULY 7, 2012
SHANE LEWIS - 2012 CHAMPION

Shane Lewis of Honeybrook, PA was crowned the champion of PA 600 Speedweek for 2012. Lewis made all 6 A-mains and scored one victory during the annual week-long series. In Race #1 (the prelude to the mania) at Lanco, Shane finished 2nd. In Race #2 (Micro Mania) at Lanco he finished 5th. In Race #3 at Path Valley Lewis finished 2nd. In Race #4 at Clinton County he won the race. In Race #5 at Linda's Shane finished 4th. In the 6th and final race at Trail-way Speedway he clinched the title with a 2nd place finish. The points lead shifted all week long, but in the end Lewis was just too consistant for anyone else to handle by finishing with every race in the top five.

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JULY 2, 2011
JEFF HARTMAN - 2011 CHAMPION

Flagtown, New Jersey's Jeff Hartman claimed the 5th Annual 2011 PA 600 Speedweek crown. Hartman, the first out-of-state champion put himself in the right position night after night and made all 6 A-mains and scored one victory along the way. In Race #1 at Trail-way Hartman finished 2nd followed by his first speedweek victory in Race #2 at the famous Lincoln Speedway. In Race #3 at Path Valley he finished 13th, followed by another 2nd place finish in Race #4 at Susquehanna. In Race #5 at Linda's Jeff finished 4th and in the 6th and final race at Lanco Hartman hard charged his way to a 10th place finish. Hartman's road to the championship wasn't easy and it was a little to close for comfort heading into Micro Mania where Jeff had to qualify through the B-main. The 026 pilot persevered through the 50 lap challenge at Lanco and advanced 15 spots to edge out all other drivers by 21 points or more to win the title.

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JULY 3, 2010
HEATH HEHNLY - 2010 CHAMPION

Heath Hehnly from Manheim, PA was crowned the champion of PA 600 Speedweek for 2010. Hehnly made all 6 A-mains and scored one victory during the week-long series. In Race #1 at Trail-way Hehnly finished 6th. In Race #2 at Lincoln Speedway Hehnly finished 2nd. In Race #3 at Path Valley Hehnly finished 5th. In Race #4 at Susquehanna Hehnly won the race. In Race #5 at Linda's Hehnly finished 10th. In the 6th and final race at Lanco Speedway, the race was canceled. The battle was tight all week long but Hehnly finished all the races in the top 10 and 3 in the top 5. With stats like that, the number 2C was hard to beat.
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
JULY 5, 2009
SHANE LEWIS & HEATH HEHNLY - 2009 CO-CHAMPIONS

A tie in racing is something that never happens, but it happened this year when it came to the points championship. Shane Lewis and Heath Hehnly both played their cards right all week long and both ended up with 236 points. In Race #1 at Trail-ways Lewis finished 2nd and Hehnly missed the A-main by one spot. In Race #2 at Lincoln Speedway Hehnly finished 2nd and Lewis 3rd. In Race #3 at Path Valley both drivers made the A-main, but the A-main was rained out. Hehnly was to start 5th and Lewis was to start 23rd. In Race #4 at Susquehanna Hehnly finished 2nd and Lewis 23rd. In Race #5 at Linda's Hehnly finished 6th and Lewis 11th. In the 6th and final race at Lanco Speedway, Hehnly finished 3rd and Lewis finished 5th. The battle was tight all week long and could have gone either way, but both drivers equally proved that they had a heart of a champion.
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
JULY 6, 2008
BRENT MARKS - 2008 CHAMPION

It was down to the wire, but the 19m of Brent Marks pulled it off in the end and became the Champion of the 2nd Annual 2008 PA 600 Speedweek Series. Marks posted a 6th place finish in Race #1 at Trail-way. The following evening in Race #2 at Lincoln Speedway he finished 3rd. Race #3 at Path Valley he finished 7th, Race #4 at Greenwood Valley he finished 8th and Race #5 at Susquehanna he finished 10th. Race #6 was rained out which left Race #7 at Lanco, which proved to be the biggest challenge of all. In the B-main 9 drivers advanced into the A-main, but Marks found himself in the 14th spot at the crossflags. At that point, Marks was out of the A-main, but he still had the title wrapped up unless the 55L Shane Lewis won the race. In the A-main Shane Lewis finished 19th and the Championship was set for Marks.
 
 
     
 
 
     
 

JULY 8, 2007
A.J. BAST - 2007 CHAMPION

A.J. Bast of Tower City, PA won two of the PA 600 Speeweek shows (Path Valley and Linda's) enroute to his overall title in the Newly Created Series. He becomes the first-ever champion of the PA 600 Speedweek series, earning the $500 Winner-Take-All point money. Bast surrounded his two Speedweek victories with finishes of fifth (at Hill Valley), second (at Susquehanna, where Jimmy Brookens passed him for the lead with the white flag waving), and tenth at the Showdown. What was the secret to his successful run during the five-event series? "I can't explain it," Bast smiled. "I'm just enjoying it and hoping for one more good day," he said while relaxing in his trailer before the Showdown. I'm proud to be on the list of champions for this great series and I can't wait for next year."