(May 25, 2020) – West Coast drivers picked up big victories across the country in short track competition this Memorial Day Weekend. This is our Winning Monday on ShortTrackLive.com Adobe Mountain photos courtesy Ben Thrasher.
Sprint Cars and Midgets
Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson finished second to Grass Valley’s Brad Sweet on Friday night at I-55 Speedway in Missouri, then charged to victory on Saturday for $20,000. Saturday’s T-Town Midget Showdown for USAC National Midgets at Port City Raceway in Oklahoma was snared by Ione’s Justin Grant as well.
Tracy’s Kyle Offill picked up the win at Iowa’s 34 Raceway while Dominic Scelzi was victorious in ASCS regional competition at Lake Ozark Speedway. 360 Sprint Cars compete at Marysville tonight in the inaugural Yuba River Gold Rush to wrap up the busy slate of dirt open wheel competition.
Pavement Late Models
Upper Lake, Calif.’s Jeremy Doss took the back-row challenge in the Big5 Late Model Series competition at Meridian Speedway in Idaho, then promptly drove to victory in the 100-lap feature. Doss won driving a 602 Crate Engine-powered Pro Late Model car.
Lake Oswego, Ore.’s Kole Raz continued his winning ways at Tucson Speedway with the win in the Super Late Model 75-lap feature in the desert.
Austin Wood swept Restricted, while Brandon Shaw and Brandon Carey split Non-Wing, as part of a busy two-day show at Dixon Speedway. Devon Courtnier became a first-time Super 600 winner while Shaw’s win was only his second victory of his career.
Mitchel Moles nearly swept all four features in Glendale, Arizona in the “Salute to Indy” at Adobe Mountain Speedway. Moles won both Non-Wing and Super 600 on Saturday before claiming Non-Wing again on Sunday. Fresno’s Jake Hagopian grabbed the $1,000 Super win on Sunday and drank the celebratory milk in victory lane.
Clovis’ Jade Avedisian won three times over a productive weekend of National Open Wheel 600 racing in the Midwest. She won the Restricted feature at KC Raceway on Friday and nearly won A-Class as well. She followed by winning both features at Missouri’s Nevada Speedway on Sunday night.
Collen Winebarger won the $1,900 to win COVID19 race at Antioch Speedway over a monster turn out of IMCA Modifieds. Winebarger won with the left front tire down and still persevered for victory. Brian Cooper of Yuba City won the Sport Mods while Rob Gallaher won the Hobby Stocks.