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July 27, 2019 - 7th Place Finish in Smokey Frye Classic at BAPS
Saturday night found Bryan Bernheisel in action at BAPS Motor Speedway (Newberrytown, Pennsylvania) for the Ultimate Northeast Series sanctioned Smokey Frye Classic. In a field of 21 cars, Bernheisel followed up the fourth fastest time in qualifying with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Starting the $4,000-to-win A-Main in 7th, Bryan held his spot for the entire distance to place 7th.

For more results from this event, please visit www.UltimateSupers.com.

July 20, 2019 - Bryan Captures Late Race Victory at Clinton County
1Bryan Bernheisel scored his first-career, Zimmer’s United Late Model Series win on Friday night at Clinton County Motor Speedway. The triumph was worth $3,000 for the driver of the Dieffenbach’s Kettle Chips No. 119 Pioneer Pole Buildings/ Lazer Chassis Super Late Model.

“It was a great feeling to get both our first win of the year and our first ULMS victory on Friday night,” Bryan Bernheisel noted. “That was a tough deal for Ferree, but we were there to capitalize, when he had his flat tire late in the race. Last week dad won at Selinsgrove, and now I picked up a win. I feel like our cars are getting better and better every time that we hit the track.

“I’d like to thank my family, my team, and my sponsors for making this all possible. Hopefully, now that the first one is out of the way, the rest will come much easier.”

On Friday evening Bryan Bernheisel invaded Clinton County Motor Speedway (Mill Hall, Pennsylvania) for the Zimmer’s United Late Model Series (ULMS), sanctioned program. In a field of 19 entries, Bernheisel record the fastest lap in time trials before capturing a heat race victory.

Starting on the pole for the feature, Bryan led the first eight circuits until Alex Ferree snuck past on the ninth lap. After following closely behind Ferree through lapped-traffic, Bernheisel regained the lead on lap 25, when the leader suffered a flat tire. Bryan went on to pick up his first win of the season and a $3,000 payday. The triumph also marked the first of his career with the series. Coleby Frye, Dylan Yoder, Jim Yoder, and Matt Cochran trailed him to the checkers.

The following night Bryan traveled to Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pennsylvania) where he was competing in a field of 21 Route 35 Challenge Series entries. Gaining one spot in is heat race, Bernheisel scored a runner-up finish behind Jeff Rine, which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the feature.

Advancing one spot in the 25-lap finale, Bernheisel posted a sixth-place finish.


For full results from these events, please visit www.SelinsgroveSpeedway.com and www.PortRoyalSpeedway.com.

July 13, 2019 - Jim Bernheisel Scores First Win of the Season at Selinsgrove
1On Saturday night Bernheisel patriarch, Jim Bernheisel showed Selinsgrove Speedway’s Super Late Model division that he still knows how to go fast with the best of them. The driver of the Dieffenbach’s Kettle Chips No. 171 Pioneer Pole Buildings/ Lazer Chassis Super Late Model stormed to the feature win at the sprawling, ½-mile oval.

Even more impressive is that the win came in just his fifth start of the season.

“I’ve become a part-time racer over the last several years, and I only run 6-8 races each season. With that said, I still have the fire burning inside me anytime that I get behind the wheel, and I love going fast. Even more, I love showing everyone how good our Lazer Chassis truly are,” proudly stated the 61-year-old, Jim Bernheisel. “Last but not least, the No. 171 was my number the first year that I race in 1976 as a teenager. This is my first win with that number, so it makes it extra special.”

On Saturday evening Bernheisel Racing visited Selinsgrove Speedway (Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania) with both Bryan and Jim in action as the facility hosted a Weekly Racing Series Event.

With 17 competitors registered for action, Jim secured his spot into the A-Main with a heat race victory, while Bryan finished in the third position. Bryan went on to pass two cars in the 25-lap feature to record a sixth-place finish, while Jim outran Donnie Schick, Dave Brouse, Ken Trevitz, and Danny Snyder to capture his first win of the season and fifth career at Selinsgrove Speedway.

For full results from the event, please visit www.SelinsgroveSpeedway.com.

July 6, 2019 - Pair of Top 5 Finishes with Route 35 Late Model Series
Thursday night found Bryan Bernheisel in action at Selinsgrove Speedway (Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania) powering his Pioneer Pole Buildings No. 119 Super Late Model for the Route 35 Late Model Challenge Series sanctioned contest. Coming in 2nd in his heat behind Gene Knaub, Bernheisel earned the 4th-starting position for the opening night feature. With $3,000 on the line, Bryan was running in 2nd until fading back to a 4th place finish in the closing laps trailing Gene Knaub, Dylan Yoder, and Brett Schadel across the line with Jeff Rine coming in 5th.

On Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pennsylvania) following the Route 35 Late Model Challenge Series, Bernheisel locked his spot into the finale with a heat race victory. Rolling off on the front row for the $2,200-to-win A-Main, Bryan dropped two spots in the 25-lapper to place 4th behind Nick Dickson, Andy Haus, and Gene Knaub with Jeff Rine rounding out the Top-5.

For more results from these events, please visit www.SelinsgroveSpeedway.com and www.PortRoyalSpeedway.com.