Gary Nelson Jr Leads Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Into Stockton Showdown
(PETERSEN MEDIA- Aptos, CA)- The Wingless Series presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos return to action on Saturday night at the Stockton Speedway as they race in conjunction with the King of the West Series.
After a wild night at the Petaluma Speedway two weeks ago, Gary Nelson, Jr now find himself atop the point standings by 18 digits over Shane Myhre and 19 over Nick Larson who sits in the third spot.
During the series’ most recent visit to the Stockton Dirt Track, Nelson turned in a very strong performance that saw him surge into the third position by way of a last corner pass on Terry Schank. With victory lane eluding him thus far into the season, Nelson will look to take the top spot on the podium and extend his point lead as the series kicks off it’s second half.
Shane Myhre comes into Saturday night’s race off of a very strong showing at the Petaluma Speedway. Running second much of the race, Myhre looked to be on his way to his first victory of the season as he took the lead with just six laps to go in the feature event. A couple of untimely caution flags did not work in Myhre’s favor, though his third place effort shot him up to second in series standings.
Sitting just one point out of the second spot is Nick Larson. Larson has had a consistent season to date, but like the rest of the top-three, he too is in search of his first win of the season with the series. Coming into Saturday night’s event off of a 10th place finish in Petaluma, Larson will look to build off of a charge from 16th to ninth during the series last visit to the speedway back in June.
Other driver that are expected to be on hand Saturday night include Joe Stornetta, Angelique Bell, Colton Slack, Zach Kavert, Klint Simpson, Terry Schank, John and Bradley Clark, Cody Fendley, Shawn Jones, Austin Liggett, and many more.
Pre Sale Tickets for this event are on sale now through Thursday where adult General Admission Tickets are on sale at a discounted rate of $20. To Pre-Order you can call 916-370-9417. Saturday night, the gates will open at 5pm with adult tickets going on sale for $25 while kids 6-12 will be admitted for just $5.
Cars are slated to hit the track around 6pm with racing scheduled to go green around 7pm.
ON TAP: The Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos will be in action again on August 1st at the Stockton Dirt Track.
WINNERS: Joe Stornetta (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 7th), Colton Slack (Calistoga Speedway on April 12th), Joe Stornetta (Placerville Speedway on May 30th), Austin Liggett (Stockton Dirt Track on June 13th), Terry Schank, (Calistoga Speedway on June 27th), Klint Simpson (Ocean Speedway on July 11th), Terry Schank (Petaluma Speedway on July 18th).
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JOE HUNT MAGNETOS SPRINT CAR SERIES- Joe Hunt Magnetos’ Roger Gleason brought the traveling concept to non-wing sprint cars by popular demand. Over the years, the Joe Hunt Magnetos Sprint Car Series has ran a limited schedule at select tracks around the state. In 2015, the series will operate under the direction of the Prentice Motorsports Group competing in 12 races scattered at six different tracks.
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