Repeat winners, repeat
highlight wild racing
By Bill Poindexter
Record Staff Writer
Published Sunday, June 6, 2004
STOCKTON -- Pete
Anderson Jr., #5, of Stockton won another main event, and John
Moore, #27, of
Granite Bay took another wild ride Saturday night at Stockton
Moore, whose car
slid along the front stretch atop the hood of Guy Guibor's car
last weekend, rode the wall in the backstretch this time, to
the alarm of 985 fans.
Moore were battling for the lead on lap 25 of the 30-lap main.
Moore clipped the wall, his right tires then climbed the wall,
and Moore rode it all the way out the exit gate in turn 3.
night at Stockton," he said. "All I can say is, if you're in a
jet boat and you head for the rocks, that's what it felt
Moore said he
felt he was clear of Anderson's car and that Anderson "just
turned into me. I had the faster race car."
also won the trophy dash, didn't share Moore's opinion.
nothing I could do," said Anderson, who led all the way. "I
think he thought he had us cleared. I hit the brakes as fast
as I could, but it was too late."
Anderson said his
car "wasn't very good. We kind of got a bad set of tires."
qualified third behind Mike Garcia, #57, of Lodi and rookie Eric
Humphries, #32, of Chowchilla and won the trophy dash.
Guibor finished a
career-best second, and Humphries was third.
Kerby, #2, of Galt overcame two early trips to the infield
pits to win his fifth 30-lap main of the season.
Kerby, the points
leader, had his left front tire go flat after tangling with
Ted Montague IV of Newark for the lead on the opening laps.
Montague won that duel and led the next six laps, but Kerby
led at the end. He passed Mike Regelman of Ripon for the lead
on lap 19 and raced to his 18th career victory.
second and Butch Basto of Lockeford third.
Cordoza, #40, of Manteca had his first trophy dash and
main-event victory taken away when he was disqualified because
of an illegal carburetor.
That gave the win
to Kannai Scantlen, #8 of Stockton, (right), his first this season and the
third of his career.
been to the track in several weeks. He went into the program
with 13 points, 35th out of 37 drivers who
have scored this
season. But he resembled the frontrunners by qualifying second
and winning the dash and 30-lap main.
Dave Ball, #29, of Stockton for the lead on lap 12 and maintained a
full second of cushion over Scantlen in the final 10 laps.
Pro 4 Truck
track champion Carrie Miller, #27, of Saratoga led from start
to finish to win the 25-lap feature. It was her second victory
this season and the sixth of her career.
and teammate, Chris Drysdale of San Jose, had a track-record
qualifying lap of 15.523 seconds taken away because "he failed
to follow procedure" regarding carburetor inspection after the
record run, according to chief steward John Weimer.
caution flag saved Chuck Scott once but not twice.
#22w, (and 99 Legend track record holder at 15.593, set in
2003), of Tracy passed Scott for the lead on lap 19 and then
held off Ryan Mosher of Cupertino at the finish to win the
Scott, of Elk Grove, on the inside in turn two on lap 17, but
Scott retained the lead when a spinout produced a caution
flag. Wood passed Scott with a similar move two laps later.
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