Showing posts with label Darrin Knight. Show all posts
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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Top 10 North State Modifed Drivers Honored

The 2019 top 10 North State Modified Series drivers with awards: Back Row - Left to Right – Rich Cobb, Rick Avila, Sal Lopez, Terry Deal, Steve Thomas (for Keith Bloom) Front Row – Left to Right – Robbie Knittel, Cameron Austin, Darrin Knight, Ian Elliott (Photo Courtesy Nadine Strauss)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Williams, CA. February 1, 2020....... The sixth annual awards banquet honoring the top ten drivers in the 2019 North State Modified Series (NSMS), presented by Protect the Harvest was held Saturday night at Granzella's Banquet Facility in Williams, CA. Business Manager Nadine Strauss acted as master of ceremonies. Speakers were Rick Avila representing the “2018-19 Driving Out Cancer” tour, Shasta Speedway promoter Dave Twyman, and NASCAR official Butch Schafer. Series promoters Jeff Stephens and Bob Strauss talked about the future of modified racing, the 2020 rules, and racing schedule.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Tellstrom Wins Lloyd Burton "Against The Wind" Modified Challenge

Kyle Tellstrom poses with the Burton family after winning the 4th annual Lloyd Burton “Against the Wind” Modified Challenge at Shasta Speedway. Left to right are Dan Burton, Mary Burton, Tellstrom, Christine Burton, Kaitlyn Tiner and Grace Bailey. (Photo Courtesy Nadine Strauss)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Anderson, CA..... October 5, 2019… Kyle Tellstrom of Ukiah rocketed by race leader Darrin Knight of Ukiah on a lap-35 restart and stayed out in front the second half of the 60-lapper to win the 4th annual Lloyd Burton “Against the Wind” Modified Challenge at Shasta Speedway Saturday night.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Champions Crowned As Fall Spectacular Concludes 2019 Season At Redwood Acres Raceway

Mid City Motor World late model action featuring 2019 champion #2 David Miller, third place #6 Keith Nelson and runner up #22m David Miller (Photo Courtesy Sherie Bialous)

Via RAR Media

Eureka, CA (September 22, 2019) – Another year of racing at Redwood Acres Raceway came to an end Saturday night as the annual Fall Spectacular closed the 2019 season at the 3/8-mile paved oval. Blue Lake Casino and Sequoia Springs Senior Living presented all of the night’s action as champions were crowned in local divisions while the North State Modified Series potentially saw their championship determined in the series’ penultimate race of the season.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Knight Continues To Dominate North State Modified Series

Darrin Knight of Kelseyville won his third consecutive modified feature Saturday night.

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Eureka, CA..... September 21, 2019… Coming back from his wins at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Oregon on August 24 and Lakeport Speedway last weekend, Darrin Knight of Kelseyville did it again at Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka Saturday night during race number 11 of the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest. The three-time NSMS champion pocketed another $1000 for his impressive win over points leader Scott Winters of Tracy and Randy Houston of Medford, Oregon.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

North State Modifieds At Redwood Acres Raceway Saturday

The North State Modified Series will be competing at the Redwood Acres Raceway Saturday night. (Photo Courtesy Angela Pope)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Eureka, CA…...The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, will make its final appearance of the season at the Redwood Acres Raceway this Saturday night. A Friday afternoon practice will be held on the 3/8 mile paved oval from 4pm until 7pm. Redwood Acres Raceway is located at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds at 3750 Harris Street in Eureka, CA.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Fall Spectacular Will Conclude 2019 Season At Redwood Acres Raceway Saturday

#2 David Henderson of Fortuna, CA and #22m David Miller of Coquille, OR are the to lead title rivals in the Mid City Motor World late model division at Redwood Acres Raceway. The championship will be decided Saturday night in the 100-lap Fall Spectacular. (Photo Courtesy Sherie Bialous)

Via RAR Media

Eureka, CA (September 16, 2019) – Champions will be crowned Saturday night at Redwood Acres Raceway as the 2019 season will wrap up with the annual Fall Spectacular. The North State Modified Series will be joining the action in their penultimate race of 2019. Blue Lake Casino Hotel and Sequoia Pine Senior Living will be presenting what should be a thrilling night of action with championships in all divisions still undecided.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Knight, Aiken, Winchel Visit Victory Lane At Lakeport Speedway

Keeping it all in the family, Darrin Knight (right) won the $1000 in the modified race and cousin Eric Johnson (won the 2019 NCRA modified championship. Lakeport Speedway flagman Johnny Miskill congratulates both. Photo by Russell Bishop

Via Nadine Strauss/NCRA Media

September 14, 2019…… Lakeport, CA….. A packed house was one hand for the 2019 grand finale at Lakeport Speedway Saturday night and the action was anything but calm.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Knight Class Of Field At Roseburg

Douglas County Speedway flagman Josh Klein and NSMS flagman Johnny Miskill with the West Coast Modified Shootout winner Darrin Knight of Kelseyville. (Photo by Angela Pope, HourGlass Photography)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Roseburg, Oregon..... August 24, 2019... The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, made its maiden voyage out of state Saturday night to become part of the A & M Transport West Coast Modified Shootout at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Oregon. With $2000 to win up for grabs, the field was full of heavy-hitters, but it was three-time NSMS champion Darrin Knight of Kelseyville that was the dominant force who led 60 of the 75 laps to claim his second season victory. Ukiah's Kyle Tellstrom collected $1000 for finishing second, and Scott Winters of Tracy took home $850 for third.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Winters Breaks Track Record, Wins NSMS Race At Madera

Scott Winters (#24) makes the winning pass on Cameron Austin (#7c) on lap 17 of the Protect the Harvest 60 lap NSMS feature at Madera Speedway. (Photo By Jenna Meyer and Don Bloom)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Madera, CA…. August 3, 2019….. Scott Winters of Tracy set a new NSMS Hoosier Tire track record at Madera Speedway Saturday night and went on to win his first feature event in the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest. Winters’ win bolted the Ferrari Farms team to a margin of only nine points behind Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa in the NSMS championship race. He also was named the Keyser Hard Charger for the night.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

North State Modifieds Return To Madera Speedway For Kids Night

(Don Bloom photo)

Via Madera Speedway Media

MADERA, CALIFORNIA (July 30, 2019) – The third 2019 appearance of the North State Modified Series and another large field of Madera Late Models will highlight Saturday’s Children’s Hospital Kids Night at Madera Speedway. An action-packed night of stock car racing will also include the North State Hobby Stock Challenge, Toyota Sedans, Modified Super Toyotas, and a Jr. Late Model exhibition race.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Cameron Austin, Charley Tour Among Winners On Wild Night At The Races

#7c Cameron Austin took the North State Modified Series McMurray And Sons 60 win (Photo Courtesy Sherie Bialous)

Via RAR Media

Eureka, CA (July 22, 2019) – It was a rough and rowdy night on the asphalt at Redwood Acres Raceway Saturday evening. There was plenty of exciting racing but several major incidents punctuated the event as well. McMurray And Sons presented the event which featured the North State Modified Series and the Upstate Bomber Series along with Bandoleros, roadrunners, mini stocks and Legends.

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Cameron Austin Back To Back Victories With North State Modifieds

Photo by Jenna Meyer and Don Bloom

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Eureka, CA…. July 20, 2019….. Coming back from his victory at All American Speedway two weeks ago, North State Modified Series points leader Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa held off the challenges of veteran Lucas Oil Modified driver Scott Winters of Tracy for 40 laps to win his second NSMS season feature event at Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka Saturday night. Austin collected $1800 for his efforts which included $500 from McMurray & Sons Roofing, and a $300 cash bonus from North Coast Lighting and Electric. He also earned the $100 Keyser Manufacturing Hard Charger award. The North State Modified Series is presented by Protect the Harvest.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

North State Modifieds And Upstate Bombers Return To RAR Saturday

7c Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa, CA and #24 Robbie Knittel of Lodi, CA will be two of the favorites Saturday night in the McMurray And Sons 60 for the North State Modified Series (Photo Courtesy Sherie Bialous)

Via RAR Media

Eureka, CA (July 16, 2019) – After a week off, the 2019 season resumes this Saturday night at Redwood Acres Raceway. Bandoleros, roadrunners, mini stocks and Legends will be in action while the late models will be off. Local bomber drivers will be joining the Upstate Bomber Series for their second and final visit to RAR this season while the North State Modified Series will also be returning for the second time in 2019. McMurray And Sons will present all the action as part of the celebration of the company’s 100-year anniversary.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

North State Modifieds At Redwood Acres Raceway Saturday

Cameron Austin (#7c) has a 13 point margin over Robbie Knittel (#24) in the North State Modified Series Championship points chase. Both drivers will be competing Saturday night at the Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka.

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Eureka, CA…...The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, will make its second appearance this season at the Redwood Acres Raceway this Saturday night. A Friday afternoon practice will be held on the 3/8 mile paved oval from 4pm until 8pm. Redwood Acres Raceway is located at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds at 3750 Harris Street in Eureka, CA.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Cameron Austin Increases Points Lead With NSMS Victory

Cameron Austin poses with the 51FIFTY All American Speedway girls after his big NSMS win Saturday night (Photos by Jenna Meyer and Don Bloom)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Roseville, CA…. July 6, 2019…..The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, made their only appearance at All American Speedway in Roseville for the 2019 season with a fast-paced 60 lap main event. Kelseyville’s Donovan Cox won the Lucas Oil Dash for $100 and then led the field to green. Cox led the opening lap before three-time NSMS champion Darrin Knight used the outside line to lead lap two. Roseville’s Terry Deal spun in turn two for a caution on lap four. Points leader Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa used the yellow to sweep around Knight on the outside to lead lap five.

Doss And Romero Duel While Creed Wins Big Rig Rumble At Roseville

(Don Thompson photo)

Via All American Speedway Media

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (July 7, 2019) – Jason Romero got the victory he savored while battling with some tough competition, outfoxing Jeremy Doss in lapped traffic to win the second half of the NASCAR Late Model Twin 35s at All American Speedway on Saturday. Another strong turnout of fans in Roseville witnessed a busy night that included the Cherokee Tires Big Rig Rumble, North State Modified Series, and two hotly contested Late Model features.

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.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Knittel Takes Over NSMS Points Lead With Madera Win

Robbie Knittel (#24) passes Darrin Sullivan (#21) on his way to win his second North State Modified Series win. Photo by Jenna Meyer and Don Bloom

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Madera CA... June 15, 2019.... Coming off a victory at Stockton 99 Speedway two weeks ago, Robbie Knittel of Lodi drove the Ferrari Farms #24 modified to his second straight $1000 victory at Madera Speedway Saturday night as the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, completed race #5 of the 2019 Driving Out Cancer Awareness Tour. Knittel also set fast time of 15.117 seconds and took over the NSMS points lead by two points over Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Knight, Sullivan $1,000 Winners At Lakeport Speedway

Darrin Knight (#20) passes early leader Ian Elliott (#27) on his way to a $1000 win in the modifieds Saturday night at Lakeport Speedway

Via NCRA/Lakeport Speedway Media

June 8, 2019…… Lakeport, CA….. NCRA Modified driver Darrin Knight of Kelseyville and Taco Bell Bomber driver Mike Sullivan of Lakeport each took home $1000 after their respective win at the Lakeport Speedway auto races Saturday night. The purse money was donated in part by Richard Knight of Knight’s Auto Body, Medieval Motorsport, and Ian Elliott of Running Springs Heating and Air.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Knittel Captures First North State Modified Win

Robbie Knittel of Lodi is all smiles after his big North State Modified Series win at Stockton Speedway Saturday night. Photo by: Jessie's Fast Photos

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Stockton CA... June 1, 2019.... Robbie Knittel of Lodi drove the Ferrari Farms #24 modified to a $1000 victory at Stockton 99 Speedway Saturday night as the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, completed race #4 of the 2019 Driving Out Cancer Awareness Tour. Knittel led the event wire-to-wire, holding off the challenges of Kelseyville’s Darrin Knight the entire distance to take the win. Knight was the winner the first race at Stockton earlier this season.