Races at Diamond Mountain Speedway are in full swing
Nathan Horward, driving car No. 81, and Richard Longacre, in car No. 07, make their way around a turn. Photo by Maddie Musante
June 13 — Lassen County racing fans were out in full force to hear engines roar and watch dirt fly at Diamond Mountain Speedway’s second racing event of the year Friday, May 31. The crowd was not disappointed, as the races provided hours of entertainment between the mini, strictly and modified division car races.
Mini division results
In the mini division heat race, Galen Hainline won first place in car No. 11h, Lary Whitebird, in car No. 97, took second and Bailee Glenn came in third driving car No. 75.
Hainline also took first place in the trophy dash with Whitebird getting second and Glenn coming in third.
The results were much the same when it came to the main event. Hainline won the race, Whitebird came in second and Glenn got third.
Mini division standings
Hainline currently stands at the top of list in the mini division with a total of 86 points. Whitebird is in the number two position with 82 points, Glenn holds the number three spot with 76 points and Michael Nichols is next with 39 total points.
Strictly stock division results
Junior Toon, driving car No. 33, won first place in heat race #1, Dan Dias, in car No. 427, took second place, Fred Kresky got third place in car No. 3 and Samantha Schultz came in fourth in car No. 05.
In heat race #2, Nathan Howard won first place driving car No. 81, Gene Cain took second in car No. 100 and Aaron Mayne, in car No. 13, got third place.
Dias came back to take first place in the trophy dash, while Howard took second, Toon came in third and Cain got fourth.
Dias again claimed the first place spot in the main event. Richard Longacre came in second, Schultz took third, Cain was fourth, Mayne came in fifth and Toon got sixth.
Strictly stock division standings
Toon boasts the number one spot in the strictly stock division with a total of 81 points, however, Schultz is not far behind him, taking the number two position with 80 points. Mayne and Cain stand side-by-side in the number three and four positions, each with 77 total points. Longacre is fifth with 76 points and Dias has sixth place with 42 points.
Modified division results
In heat race #1 of the modified division, Winn Zinn won first place in car No. 17z, Matt Murphy was second in car No. 6m, Dennis Arnold, in car No. 13, got third place and Joe Wood, in car No. 3a, came in fourth.
Tom Canniff won heat race #2 in car No. 68, while Mitch Murphy, in car No. 7m, took second place and Steve Bejcek got third in car No. 20.
Zinn was the winner of the trophy dash, Canniff came in second and Murphy took third.
In the main event, Riley Simmons won first place driving car No. 21r, Matt Murphy came in second place, Zinn took third, Bejcek got fourth, John Sloan, in car No. 14s, was fifth, Mitch Murphy got sixth, Arnold came in seventh and Richard Gorton, in car No. 96x, was eighth.
Modified division standings
Simmons currently stands in the number one spot in the modified division with 83 total points. Bejcek is in second place with 78 points, Arnold is third with 75, Matt Murphy is fourth with 79, Sloan is in the fifth place spot with 74 points and Zinn takes sixth with 41 points.
The next racing event will take place at Diamond Mountain Speedway tomorrow, Friday, June 14.