Driver Bryon Hesselgrave (42) loses a tire and the win.

Off to the track

The Fireworks Warehouse Mini Stocks and Quesnel Iron Street Stocks took over the oval track for Billy Barker Days on Saturday night.

The Fireworks Warehouse Mini Stocks and Quesnel Iron Street Stocks took over the oval track for Billy Barker Days on Saturday night, hosted by the Quesnel Auto Racing Association (QARA).

For the Fireworks Warehouse Mini Stocks Mike Garcia raced in for the fastest time. Driving in from Williams Lake to take home the win in the A Dash was Tim Westwick. QARA racer Sage Howlett knows the track well and used that to his advantage as he raced by his opponents to place first in the B Dash.

Winning the C Dash was Quesnel’s Ben Stromme. In the A Heat, it was Prince George driver Nathan Linfit racing away from the track victorious Saturday night. Driver Ben Stromme raced in for his second win of the night in the B Heat.

First place in the mini’s main event was Tim Westwick of Williams Lake, followed by Prince George racer Nathan Linfit and third place winner was Dustin Brown.

Overall standings in the season so far for the mini stocks; racing in first place with a score of 152 points is Terry Braman, second place is Dustin Brown with 115 points and following in third with 103 points is Mike Garcia.

For the Quesnel Iron Street Stocks fastest time went to Byron Hesselgrave. Winning the A Dash was Williams Lake’s David Brown. QARA’s Leigh Ford raced ahead of the other racers in the B Dash, coming in first place. As the checkered flag was waved it was Williams Lake driver Arnie Kunka who took home the prize in A Heat.

In the street stock main event, first place went to David Brown, followed by Arnie Kunka in second and Jesse Fisher in third.

Overall standings in the season so far for street stocks; first place, with 124 points, is QARA driver Byron Hesselgrave, Williams Lake’s David Brown is following behind in second with 116 points and third goes to Quesnel’s Henry Peterson with 104 points.

The next home races will by Sept. 13 at the oval track.

For ASA racing results from Saturday July 19 see next weeks Observer.


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