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Lance Dewease

2004 & 2003 - All HammerDown! Team Member


Lance Dewease takes Selinsgrove for the Posse. Lonny Parsons injured - By Craig Murphy SELINSGROVE, Pa. – August 5, 2006 - ...The battle lines were clearly drawn for the Saturday, Aug. 5 National Sprint Tour race at Selinsgrove Speedway. In June, PA Posse member Mike Erdley became the first non-NST regular to win an NST race when he won at Selinsgrove. On Thursday night, PA Posse veteran Lance Dewease became the second non-NST regular to win an NST race when he won at Susquehanna Speedway Park. So coming into Saturday, the PA Posse wanted to defend its home turf and continue the trend. NST regulars wanted to reclaim supremacy in their own races. Saturday night, Dewease won his second straight NST race. (Read it all)

Posse Sweeps Summer Nationals Prelim - Mechanicsburg, PA. 07/23/04 ...Lance Dewease led a sweep by Pennsylvania Posse drivers at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night. The preliminary feature in the Summer Nationals for the World of Outlaws opened the event after a Thursday night rainout. DeWease was followed by Fred Rahmer, and Greg Hodnett; all regulars at 'The Grove'. (Johnny Gibson's race report)

Lance Dewease Opens Susquehana 2004 Season with Sunday Drive -By Todd Fisher, NEWBERRYTOWN, PA (April 18, 2004) Lance Dewease raced to victory in the season opening Sprint Car race at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday evening. The 25 lap Sprint Car feature event found polesitter Darren Eash with the early lead. Dewease, who started third tracked Eash for five laps before taking command on lap six. Dewease opened a large lead by the end of the non stop event that was clocked in 7 minutes, 11.48 seconds. His win was worth $2500. While Dewease was cruising to victory, all eyes were on a heated three car battle for the second position. In the end, Jeff Shepard took that spot, just ahead of Greg Hodnett and Eash. Mark Smith completed the top five. Rounding out the top ten were Fred Rahmer, Jimmy Siegel, Chad Layton, Donnie Kreitz Jr., and Eric Stambaugh. Heats went to Dewease and Shepard.

The 2003 Williams Grove Speedway banquet was held in Mechanicsburg, PA last Friday. Lance Dewease and his car owner Al Hamilton shared $15,000 for their second consecutive title as a team. It was the fifth Williams Grove championship for Dewease and the eighth for Hamilton, whose cars have won six of the last seven titles at the Grove.

Lance Dewease is a 2003 All-HammerDown! Team member. (Jack Hedstrom)

...I wish I could see Lance Dewease race more often. The number of wins he has in Pennsylvania are mind blowing. With his Osky win, Dewease reminded us again how good he is.

Posselooska! Dewease Front Row Winner - 8/11/03 By TJ Buffenbarger OSKALOOSA, IA - Lance Dewease won Tuesday night's Haulmark All Star sprint car 25-lap Front Row Challenge at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Dewease ran down early leader Danny Lasoski in traffic and pulled away for his fourth Haulmark All Star sprint car victory of the season. (Read it all)

Dewease & Hamilton Reign at Knoxville - By Kathy Bell, 05/31/03 - Knoxville, IA. ...Pennsylvania car owner Al Hamilton came to Knoxville this weekend with 26 family members and his red number 77 sprint car team. He went home with a prestigious National Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction plaque and an extra $3,000 after his driver, Lance Dewease, earned his first sprint car feature win at the historic dirt track. Four-time Knoxville Raceway point champion Terry McCarl spun the number 24 machine between turns three and four on the opening lap of the A-Main. The spin sent McCarl to the tail. On the restart, Knoxville regular Kerry Madsen took the early lead. With six laps down, Aussie racer Brooke Tatnell stopped in the backstretch causing a yellow flag. On the restart, Madsen once again led the field. By lap eight, eleventh place starter Dewease had claimed the number two spot. On the next circuit, Dewease began challenging Madsen for the lead. The two racers battled side by side for the next several laps. (read it all)

Dewease Gets Six G's in Grove Early Bird -By Bill Meyer, Mechanicsburg, PA. 5/2/03 - Fayetteville's Lance Dewease made it back-to-back wins in sprint car competition at Williams Grove Speedway as he topped the invading Haulmark All Star Circuit of Champions in the special $6,000-to-win Early Bird Championship Friday night. Dewease passed All Star point leader Chad Kemenah with a high side move off of turn four to lead the second lap and then simply out-classed the 24-car feature field to take the checkered 3.69 seconds ahead of Greg Hodnett at the end of 30 laps. (read it all)

Dewease is Volusia Winner - Volusia Speedway Park - Sat. 2/8/03 By Scott Hall BARBERVILLE, FL - Central Pennsylvania driver Lance Dewease led wire-to-wire in non-stop fashion Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park in the Haulmark All Star sprint car 25 lap feature. The win made Dewease the third different winner in three nights of action at Volusia and came aboard Al Hamilton's Kistler-powered J&J. It was the 19th career All Star win for Dewease, who picked up a feature win here last season. Drivers from nine different states made up the top ten finishers in the feature.

Dewease Charges to Third National Open Championship By Richard Day MECHANICSBURG, PA (September 28) – Lance Dewease definitely got the most out of an engine “that wouldn’t take off on the starts” Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease won his third Cleveland Brothers National Open championship in seven years, racing to the $30,000 victory from inside the seventh row. Dewease is the 16th driver to win a Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series “A” Feature this season. The victory pushed Al Hamilton into first place in career car owner victories at legendary Williams Grove Speedway. (read it all)

Lance DeWease has won 14 races at seven different tracks in 2002.

Lance Dewease scored feature wins at Williams Grove, Lincoln, Grandview Speedway over the weekend in the Al Hamilton J&J. Sunday's win at Grandview was the 200th career feature win for Dewease.

...Lance Dewease padded his All-Time win total when he scored his 52nd win at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night, May 10th. Dewease piloted the Al Hamilton J&J as usual. Many greats have raced at the Grove, and Dewease has more wins than any other. That's Hall of Fame stuff.

...Lance Dewease, who had an incredible 2001, picked up where he left off. Lance was a winner in East Bay prelim action in Al Hamilton's J&J chassis, and then won again in the All-Star opener.

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