Goodwin Claims Third Turkey 200 on Sunday, November 2 at SSP
Newberrytown, PA (November 2, 2014) –
The next–to-last event of the 2014 season at the Susquehanna
Speedway Park was held on
Sunday afternoon, November 2, with Wellsville’s Michael
Goodwin claiming the victory in the 100-lap Big Car Enduro
at the 11th Annual Turkey 200. In a race that
saw 6 lead changes, Kirby Sites battled Michael Goodwin in
the early stages of the race. Goodwin finally took over the
lead for good on lap 46. This is Goodwin’s third Turkey 200
win. Sites finished in second place on the lead lap with
Brian Rehbein in third place, one lap down. Jim Jacobs
finished in fourth place, 6 laps down after fixing a flat
tire early in the race. Joe Kunkel finished the race in
The Small Car 100-lap Enduro found Spring Grove’s Kyle
Rohrbaugh lapping the entire field and taking the checkers
over Daryl Sipe who went a lap down on the final circuit.
Rick Burnham finished third with Michael Wall in fourth
place. Rounding out the top five was Dennis Dorosz,
finishing three laps down to the leader at the end.
Richard Wolfe of New Oxford took the early lead of the
15-lap Mini Van feature over Brian Lefebvre. Lefebvre took
the top spot on lap 4. Four circuits later on lap 8, Wolfe
took the top spot back over. At the end, Wolfe took the
victory with John Kitner taking the runner-up spot with a
last lap pass. Zachary Kitner finished in third, followed
by the early leader Lefebvre in fourth. Roy Denike rounded
out the top five.
On the start, Steve Cantwell Sr. took the lead, with Neal
Reamer close behind in the runner-up spot. Fourth place
starter, Wes Brown moved into the runner-up spot on lap 5
and into the lead on lap 7. Never looking back at the wild
battle for second place. Brown went on the take the
checkers. At the line, Cantwell finished in second,
followed by Matt Wallace in third. Reamer and Kevin Palmer
finished fourth and fifth respectively. Neal Reamer and
Steve Cantwell Sr. took the heat race wins.
The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between
Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW
on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more
information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696
or visit online at sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track
phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information.
Previous Winners of the Turkey 200:
2004: Charlie Pensinger (200 lap Enduro); Harold Ebaugh
2005: Dave Yingst (200 lap Enduro); Butch Richcreek (Mini
Vans); Jeff Ebersole (School Bus).
2006: Michael Goodwin (200 lap Enduro); Glenn Elliott
(Classic Cars); George Danner (Mini Vans);
Van Baker (School Bus).
2007: Michael Goodwin (150 lap Enduro); Glenn Elliott
(Classic Cars); Paul Bacchus (PENNMAR
Vintage); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans); Brandt Fink (School Bus).
2008: Don Murphy (125 lap Big Car Enduro); Buddie Jeffers
(75 lap Small Car Enduro); Brian Diehl
(Classic Cars); Kenny Latz (Mini Vans).
2009: Patrick McClane (Big Car Enduro); Jason Stoner (Small
Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Sam Gallagher
Jr. (Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Bill Brown Jr. (Classic
Cars); Butch Richcreek Jr. (Mini Vans).
2010: Chris Heller (Big Car Enduro); Steve Hollingsworth
(Small Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Cory Weishaar
(Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Randy Doty (Classic Cars); Daryl
Sipe (Mini Vans).
2011: Adam Smith (Big Car Enduro); Justin Mitchell (Small
Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Kyle Rohrbaugh
(Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Jim Crocker (Classic Cars);
Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).
2012: Patrick McClane (Big Car Enduro); Daryl Sipe (Small
Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); David Shank
(Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Steve Cantwell (Classic Cars);
Al Kessock (Mini Vans); Roy Denike (Figure 8 Race)
2013: Patrick McClane (Big Car Enduro); Curt McDade (Small
Car Enduro); Matt Wallace (Classic
Cars); Randy Doty (All American Outlaws); Tom Hartman (Mini
2014: Michael Goodwin (Big Car Enduro); Kyle Rohrbaugh
(Small Car Enduro); Wes Brown (Classic
Cars); Richard Wolfe (Mini Vans).