Foreman, Pearson win main events
Bill Pearson took a significant leap in the modified point standings at Susanville's Lassen Speedway, winning his first main event of the year Saturday, May 18. Pearson (No. 7N), who finished second in the heat race and won the trophy dash, gained 49 points and owns seventh place in the standings.
Pearson was followed by John Sloan (97), Jeff Chew (8), Will Zinn (17) and Boyd Murchison (18) in the main event.
Charlie Schuck Jr. (16) was the heat race winner.
Chew remains atop the point standings with a two-point lead over Sloan and Zinn.
Scott Foreman (4) won his main event in the stock car class. He was trailed by Bill Adkins (13), Steve Goss (7), points leader Jay Evans (8) and Keith Crosby (86).
Evans won the heat race and trophy dash, and owns a 21-point lead in the point standings.
In the first mini stock main event of the season, Dawn Costa (21) took the checkered flag. She was followed by Beau Reynolds (5), Josh Richards (13) and Cristy Costa (23).
Joanna Costa won the heat race, but did not start the main event.
Cristy Costa won the trophy dash.
The mini stock field is made up of only five drivers.
Racing continues at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Other Saturday races set for next month are on June 8, June 15 and June 22.
A race is scheduled for the Fourth of July. The race starts at 6 p.m.
For more information about racing, call Sam Evans at 257-5151 or Chuck MacKay at 253-2560. MacKay and Bill Crum have taken over as the track's new promoters, replacing long-time promoter Larry Jackson.