McCord wins 75-lap Late Model feature at Roseville speedway
Mindy McCord led the final 50 laps and won the 75-lap Late Model main event Saturday night on the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program at All American Speedway.
Ron Chunn, who won a twin Late Model feature on the previous program, led the first 25 laps before being passed by McCord, who started fifth. She topped the 11-car field and beat Chunn to the checkered flag by 1.049 seconds for her first victory this season. Chris Scribner finished third.
Two-time reigning track champion Matt Scott was the No. 1 qualifier. He was one of five cars under 14 seconds, turning a fast lap at 13.792 seconds around the one-third-mile paved oval. Shannon Mansch won the dash.
Street Stock — Jarred Beddow set the pace in qualifying at 14.945 seconds and then drove to a victory margin of .455 of a second over Kevin Owens in the 35-lap feature. Matt Camp finished third in the 18-car field.
Owens won the first heat and led the main until Beddow passed him on lap 25. Beddow also was the No. 1 qualifier in the Bomber division — for the second week in a row — at 15.767 seconds. Dave Silva won the other heat, and Byron Gonzalez won the dash.
Bomber — Chris Paulson won his second consecutive 35-lap main event.
Paulson took the lead from Richard Perez on lap seven and beat Perez to the checkered flag by .582 of a second. Erick Ray was third in the 18-car field.
Ray and Paulson won the heats, and Keith Hopkinson claimed the dash.
ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY
When: Saturday, Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville. The speedway is returning to its old time schedule with pit gates opening at 1 p.m., practice at 2:30, grandstands at 4, opening ceremony at 6 and racing at 6:15.
The program: West Coast Enduro 200 May Madness plus NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions Street Stock and Bomber.
Ticket prices: $13 for ages 16-59, $7 for seniors 60 and up and juniors 6-15, free for children 5 and under and $35 for a family pass (two adults, three juniors). Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Information: (916) 786-2025 or www.allamericanspeedway.com.