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Allison Duncan, #20 of San Rafael and Chris Monez, #11 of Turlock, (Fast Time) seemed dialed in for the day but when the green flag flew, Pete Anderson Jr., #5 of Stockton, emerged victorious in June 4ths' Western Late Model 30-lap Main Event at Stockton 99. Remarkably the #20 car blew up in practice and the crack crew was able to replace the motor in about 40 minutes enabling Allison to qualify and compete in the tightly contested division.
Jacob Gomes, 12 years old, of Manteca, extended his Main Event win streak at 99 in the California Mini Cup Association Division.
In the American Limited Stock Car Division, #99 Donnie Darter, of Stockton survived pit stops, smoky spins and three-wide passing to win his second ALSC Main Event in a row. #1, Joe Allen of Stockton led most of the race, with Charlie Clawson of Modesto coming up from the pack to thrill the crowd as the three cars dueled door-to-door to the checkered flag.
It was a happy day in the Gottula household, (Driver, Son Kyle seen with father Kevin above), as the #21 speedster from Modesto led wire-to-wire in the Grand American Modified 50-lapr Main Event. Sporting a new look of black car with red numbers, (new car or paint?), Gottula started from the pole and stayed there in the unusual yellow flag free race.
ANDERSON, JR., WINS THIRD WLM MAIN EVENT OF SEASON, DARTER WINS ALSC 50-LAP MAIN, ROBECK EARNS PRO-4 TRUCKS WIN AND GOTULLA WINS THIRD GAM MAIN
by: Joe Franscella
STOCKTON 99 SPEEDWAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 4 -- Stockton's Pete Anderson, Jr., jumped into a quick lead from the second position and held it from start to finish in the HAVOLINE Western Late Model 30-lap main event. The win moved him further ahead in the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series track points race.
"It was close," said Anderson, Jr., "but we had a fast car."
Turlock's Chris Monez added a little excitement to the race. He moved into fourth in lap-27 when he lunged ahead of Stockton's Gary Shafer, Jr. He secured a third place finish one lap later when he jumped ahead of San Rafael's Allison Duncan. Granite Bay's John Moore finished second, Duncan finished fourth and Shafer, Jr., rounded out the top five. It was Anderson, Jr.'s, third main event win
of the season. There were no cautions in the race.
In Pro-4 Trucks racing Milpitas' #3, Ron Robeck took first, San Jose's #27, Chris Drysdale finished second, Lathrop's Mark Henslee finished third, Lodi's Mike Curry came in fourth and Oakdale's Nathan McNeil rounded out the top five. There were no cautions in this 25-lap main event.
The CL BRYANT American Limited Stock Car drivers ran their first 50-lap main event of the season. Stockton's Donny Darter started the race in the sixth position, in lap-15 he was sent to the back of the 20-car pack when he tangled on the back straight with Stockton's Chad Holman. By lap-41, Darter had slithered his way through the field, crept in between Modesto's Charlie Clawson and Allen on the front straight and and moved ahead of to get into first. Darter held the lead through to the checkered flag.
Allen finished second, Modesto's Charlie Clawson finished third, Stockton's Kannai Scantlen finished fourth and Escalon's Darrell Hughes took fifth. The win was Darter's second consecutive. The race saw three caution flags.
The Grand American Modified Division also ran a 50-lap main. Modesto's Kyle Gotulla led the race from start to finish, it was his third win of the season.Citrus Heights' Jay Linstroth worked his way up from a fifth position start to grab second, Salida's Sam Solari finished third, Dixon's Jerry Dubach came in fourth and Modesto's Mike Beeler came in fifth. There were no caution flags in the race.
The California Mini Racing Association Mini Cup, 8-to-15-year-olddrivers were back with a 30-lap main event. Taking first was Jacob Gomes, coming in second was Robert Czub, finishing third was Johnathan Hale, taking fourth was Jerry Fellman and taking fifth was Chris Olivera.
Saturday, June 11 is CRAFTSMAN night at Historic Stockton 99 Speedway. Racing on the fastest quarter-mile, paved NASCAR oval west of the Mississippi will be the HAVOLINE Western Late Models, CL BRYANT American Limited Stock Cars, Pro-4 Trucks, USAC Ford Focus Midgets and Grand American Modifieds.