Big Time Little Tim Sails To King Of Dirt Sportsman Friday Night Lights Victory At Albany Saratoga


July 6, 2018 (Malta, NY) – Big Time Little Tim has won the Northeast Crate Nationals twice thus far and was looking to add to his KOD resume. He took the next step by claiming victory in the Friday Night Lights event, while two-time winner Connor Cleveland extended his Sportsman tour point lead.

Tim Hartman Jr. started sixth and worked his way up to leader Andrew Buff before making the winning pass. The current Albany Saratoga point leader never looked back once in the top spot and rolled to his 3rd KOD Sportsman victory, which includes two Northeast Crate Nationals titles.

Connor Cleveland, Robert Bublak Jr., James Meehan, Jake Scarborough, Chris Johnson, Dave Constantino, Jack Speshock, and Jeremy Pitts rounded out the top 10.

“It’s actually good we ran second for a while, because I was able to try a couple lines and see where Buff was running. Car was fast and everyone in our race did great. It’s not too often we go caution free. I want to thank Mike Parillo for everything he does for this team,” said a victorious Tim Hartman Jr.

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JULY 6, 2018 ANDY’S SPEED SHOP KING OF DIRT RACING SPORTSMAN SERIES PRESENTED BY DODSON CONSTRUCTION A-MAIN FEATURE RESULTS FROM ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY (30 Laps) – 1) Tim Hartman Jr., 2) Andrew Buff, 3) Connor Cleveland, 4) Robert Bublak Jr., 5) James Meehan, 6) Jake Scarborough, 7) Chris Johnson, 8) Dave Constantino, 9) Jack Speshock, 10) Jeremy Pitts, 11) Dave Schilling, 12) Jason Gray, 13) Darryl Nutting, 14) Chad Edwards, 15) Nick Heywood, 16) Scott Duell, 17) Joey Scarborough, 18) Adam McAuliffe, 19) Pat Jones, 20) Nick Lussier, 21) Nick Fretto, 22) Derrek Bornt, 23) Mike Coffey Jr., 24) Joe Williams, 25) Michael Sabia, 26) Ricky Quick, 27) Jon Miller, 28) Jim Osgood, 29) Marty Kelley III, 30) Rob Maxon.

DNS – Brian Calabrese, Fred Proctor, Mike Ostrander, Elliot Lussier, Bill August, Chris Ronca, Josh Neal, Mike Fisher.

Race Summary:
38 Cars Entered

Burt’s Tree Service Super Six Qualifiers – 1) Jack Speshock, 2) Darryl Nutting, 3) Connor Cleveland, 4) Dave Constantino, 5) Jason Gray, 6) Andrew Buff

Qualifying Main Winners – Chris Johnson (B-Main), David Schilling (C-Main), & James Meehan (D-Main)

Consolation Winners – Nick Heywood & Scott Duell

Saratoga Masonry Fast Timer $150 – Jack Speshock

Andy’s Speed Shop Bounty ($250 Certificate) – Tim Hartman Jr.

Hoosier Tire Hard Charger – Tim Hartman Jr.

Newcomer Of The Race – Nick Heywood

Top Tour Finisher – Connor Cleveland (3rd)

Fast Axle $50 Certificate – Jake Scarborough

2018 King Of Dirt Racing Small Block Modified Series Schedule
06/06/18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway (40 Laps)
Winner: Bobby Varin
07/01/18 – Utica Rome Speedway (40 Laps)
Winner: Billy Dunn
07/18/18 – Glen Ridge Motorsports Park (50 Laps)
07/29/18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway (67 Laps)
09/14/18 – Albany Saratoga Speedway (40 Laps)*
09/15/18 – Lebanon Valley Speedway (35 Laps)

2018 King Of Dirt Racing Sportsman Series Schedule
05/27/18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway (30 Laps)
Winner: Josh Sunn
07/01/18 – Utica Rome Speedway (30 Laps)
Winner: Dave Marcuccilli
07/06/18 – Albany Saratoga Speedway (30 Laps)
Winner: Tim Hartman Jr.
07/14/18 – Fonda Speedway (30 Laps)
09/01/18 – Lebanon Valley Speedway (30 Laps)
09/07/18 – Albany Saratoga Speedway (100 Laps)*

2018 King Of Dirt Racing Pro Stock Series Schedule
07/22/18 – Utica Rome Speedway (30 Laps)
08/01/18 – Fonda Speedway (29 Laps) *
08/10/18 – Albany Saratoga Speedway (30 Laps)
08/25/18 – Lebanon Valley Speedway (30 Laps)
09/09/18 – Glen Ridge Motorsports Park (30 Laps)
09/16/18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway (29 Laps)

*= Indicates Championship Point Scale Events
Schedule Subject To Change

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