Tuesday, 06 December 2022

Cameron Austin wins NSMS Bob Lehman Classic

Cameron Austin of Lakeport, California, was the winner at Stockton 99 Speedway after the race leader spun in fluid on the race track. Courtesy photo.

Cameron Austin of Lakeport inherited the lead when race leader Ian Elliott of Lakeport hit fluid on the track in turn four and spun with only 3 laps to go in the Bob Lehman Classic at Stockton 99 Speedway Saturday night.

Because of the anticipated lengthy clean up, race officials yellow-checked the event and declared Austin the winner.

Dustin DeRosier of Cloverdale finished second followed by NSMS points leader Scott Winters of Tracy, Elliott, and Orion Mosher of Eureka.

Mosher won the $100 dash for cash over DeRosier, Jordan Smith and Jason Philpot. Mosher also received $125 for the longest tow.

Rick Avila was given $125 for the hard luck award.

Winters earned the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts fastest qualifier’s award when he clocked in at 14.251 seconds, only .008 second quicker than Austin's time of 14.259.

Elliott earned the O'Reilly's Hard Charger award for coming from the back of the pack to the lead twice in the same race. The Naake Suspension certificate also went to Elliott. The Scribner jugs went home with Winters and Philpot. DeRosier, Keith Bloom and Orion Mosher received gift certificates from Frank’s Radios.

The $500 bonus money from the Lehman family was earned by Mosher, Calvin Hegje, Jordan Smith, Philpot, and Bloom, each receiving $100.

Other bonus money went to Hedge ($100 from Economy Heating & Air) for leading lap one, Bloom ($100 also from Economy Heating and Air) for leading lap 12, Austin ($100 from Smog Busters) for leading lap 43, and Elliott ($100 from Authority Heating and Air) for leading lap 55.

Major sponsors of this race were Anderson Logging of Fort Bragg, Hoosier Tire West, Sunoco Race Fuels, Naake Suspension, Mark & Sharon Baldwin, Ray Elliott, Doyce Eaton, Scribner Plastics, McMurray & Sons Roofing, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Frank’s Radios.

The 2022 NSMS Tribute Tour continues on September 23-24 at Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka. This event will be the richest event in the History of the North State Modified Series with $4000 going to the winner and $1000 for 10th in the Dale Baldwin 60 lap feature event.. Other cash bonuses will be on the card like $1000 to win the non-NSMS winners Dash for Cash. More details coming soon.

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