Sunday, May 6, 2018

North State Modifieds Open Season At Shasta Speedway

Kris Price (#51), Jason Philpot (#15a), Terry Deal (#01) and Eric Johnson will
be at Shasta Speedway Saturday night to compete in the season opener for the
North State Modified Series

Via NSMS Media

The 2018 opening night for the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, will be at Shasta Speedway this Saturday, May 12. Shasta Speedway is located at the Shasta County Fairgrounds in Anderson, CA.

The series made a tire change for 2018, and Hoosier Tire West is donating four Hoosier tires to each car competing in Saturday's feature events. This should guarantee a full field of modifieds for the NSMS season opener on the well-prepared 3/8 mile paved oval.

The 2017 visit to Shasta saw Eric Johnson of Kelseyville set fast time over the 22-car field while 2016 rookie of the year Darrin Sullivan, also from Kelseyville beat Randy Houston of Medford, Oregon by inches to claim the 2nd annual Lloyd Burton Against-the-Wind Challenge. All three of these contenders will be back to run in this first of two events slated for Shasta Speedway.

Other drivers expected to compete are 3-time NSMS champion Darrin Knight of Kelseyville, 2016 Shasta winner Jason Philpot of Sacramento, Cloverdale's Dustin DeRosier, Adrianna Strugnell of Kelseyville, , 2017 Rookie of the Year Simi Tour of Potter Valley, Roseville driver Terry Deal, brothers Eric and Kris Price from Rio Linda, Oregon driver Rich Cobb, and many-time Shasta Speedway champion Guy Young of Redding.

Racing action on the 3/8th mile will also include Bombers, Hornets, Legends Cars,and Vintage Open Wheel Super Modifieds and Sprint cars. . Racing gets started on Friday with practice at 2:00 pm. On Saturday, pit gate opens at 10 am. Practice, qualifying, and racing will follow.

The North State Modified Series is presented by: Protect the Harvest, Lucas Oil, Ward Land Management, Hoosier Tire West, Sunoco Race Fuels, Naake Suspension, Five Star Bodies, Racer Bling, Keyser Racing Products, and Scribner Plastics