Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Moulton Holds Narrow Lead In Super 6 Series Standings

Via RAR Media

Eureka, CA (June 26, 2017) – After a long two week break, the 2017 season at Redwood Acres Raceway resumed this Saturday night for one of the biggest events of the year. The points races in all six divisions at the Acres are still relatively tight with no clear favorites as of yet.

Daniel Buell holds down the lead in the points for the California State And Federal Employees’ Credit Union roadrunner division. Buell’s advantage over Nick Ford in second place is only four points. 24 points behind Buell in third is Tim Ratzlaff. Fourth Bob Ratzlaff is 18 points behind third while Jennifer is only three points behind in fifth.

The Nor-Cal Automotive Legends will not be in action this weekend which will allow sophomore driver MKinzy Uselton more time to enjoy her lead in the standings. Uselton is 10 points ahead of Legends rookie Dominic Vogelsang. Tyler Peach is another rookie in the division and is 15 points behind Uselton in third. Brent Mack holds down fourth in points while Cody Winchel rounds out the top five.

John Lally has a rather comfortable lead in the Fortuna Wheel & Brake bomber division. Lally’s lead over second place Bethany Rapp is 18 points. Jim Redd is third in the running, 29 markers behind Lally. James Moore holds down fourth and is eight points behind Redd. Kolby Jackson’s 92 total points has him fifth in the bomber division standings.

Veteran racer Brian Murrell, Sr. holds down the lead for the Humboldt Hydroponics mini stock class. Murrell, Sr. has a five point margin over Eugene Palmer in second position. Scott Taylor has had an excellent rookie season thus far and is a surprising third in the standings. Troy Lee is fourth while Brett Murrell is quickly making up ground in the points and sits fifth.

Like the Legends division, the Lone Star Junction Thunder Roadsters will also have the night off this Saturday. Paul Peeples, Jr. enjoys a 16 point lead in the standings over Ronnie O’Neil. Tommy Payne is third in points only seven behind O’Neil. Rookie driver, Jason Mitchell is fourth in the standings and veteran Chris Sarvinski is fifth.

The fourth race of the Super 6 Late Model Challenge Series is set to take place Saturday night with the running of the Don Graham Memorial Firecracker 100. It’s the next to last race for the series at RAR which is presented by Danielson Construction, Mid-City Motor World and North Coast Lighting And Electric.

Mic Moulton won the May 13th race and is the current point leader for the series. Eric Gannon has yet to win thus far but has been steady and consistent all year long. Gannon is only seven points behind Moulton. David Henderson won the most recent Super 6 race on June 10th and is 17 points behind Moulton in third place. Marty Walsh is still in the points fight in spite of some bad luck this season. Walsh is fourth in the standings and is only two points behind Henderson. Kenny Demello is a bit of a surprise with his fifth place in the standings.

As if the racing on the track won’t be action packed enough on Saturday night, the event will be capped off with the annual fireworks display. Grandstands open at 5:00 PM while racing begins at 6:00 PM. For more information on this weekend’s events and everything going on at the Acres, please visit the track’s official website,