Monday, June 17, 2019

North State Modifieds Go North To Shasta Speedway

North State Modifieds in the Lucas Oil Dash for Cash at Shasta Speedway last season. They will be competing here again this Saturday night as part of the Shasta County Fair festivities. Photo by Chris Anderson

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Anderson, CA…..Ending their Southern California swing last week, which included races at both Stockton 99 Speedway and Madera Speedway, The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, will be moving north to Shasta Speedway in Anderson, CA this Saturday night for race #6 of the 2019 Driving Out Cancer Awareness Tour. The event will be a part of the Shasta County Fair festivities, and will be the first of two appearances for NSMS at this three-eighth mile paved oval.

Previous series winners at Shasta Speedway include 2014 NSMS champion Jay Linstroth of Citrus Heights (2014), three time NSMS champ Darrin Knight of Kelseyville (2015), top-runner Jason Philpot of Sacramento (2016), 2017 NSMS Rookie of the Year Darrin Sullivan of Kelseyville (2017), and 2018 defending champion Kris Price of Sacramento, who won both races last year.

Looking for their first wins this season will be Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa, Lakeport’s Ian Elliott, Oregon drivers Rich Cobb, Herman Pulyer and Stuart Campbell, Redding’s Keith Bloom, and Cloverdale’s Dustin DeRosier. Other drivers expected to compete are Robbie Knittel, Rick Avila, Sal Lopez, Donovan Cox, Randy Houston, Mike Neilson and John Baker.

The North State Modified Series is presented by: Protect the Harvest, Lucas Oil, Hoosier Tire West, Sunoco Race Fuels, Naake Suspension, Five Star Bodies, Racer Bling, Keyser Racing Products, Scribner Plastics, Gone Fishin' Marine, and Franks Radios.