Lucas Oil Southern California Regional Off Road Series held events June 9-10 once again at Glen Helen Raceway. The events were Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2018 race series.
In the RZR 170 class young Chaden Zane Minder took home both days of racing first place trophies. Also repeating their effort was Jaxx Lambert who crossed over second both days. Sam Scaroni took third on Saturday with Kendall Hawks third on Sunday.
When the J2 Karts came out the field had troubles matching Connor Barry’s effort as he took home first both days. Cade Martin was second on Saturday with Hank Hall third. On Sunday Talan Martin was second to Barry and Holden Heitritter was third.
A total of 14 competitors lined up for Round 4’s Mini Open/Bushwacker Open V8/Saf-T-Co Supply Mini Stock event. Kipp Mickels was dominate in class as he took home repeat wins both rounds. Gary Zweifel was second in Round 4 with Jordan Sellers third. Jordan Sellers moved up to second in Round 5 and Brian Cannon was third.
Jake Bollman took home the win in Round 4 AM Ortega J1 Kart racing. Caden Chrisman was second and third Ryder Palmer. Riley Hoffman took the win Sunday with Logan Leggitt second and Maverick Openshaw third.
The Bakersfield Karting Experience Modified Kart race on Saturday saw Caden Fluegge take the win over John Holtger with Brook Jensen third. Anthony Santos Jr won Round 5 with Brook Jensen crossing over second and David Gasper third.
Things went well for Dustin Nelson during Round 4 of the STEEL-IT Prod 1000 action. Nelson took the win with Nathan Barry second and Robby Hornsby third. The Round 5 winner was Myles Cheek who had Robby Hornsby second and Jason Weller third.
The Limited Buggy/1600 Buggy class was won by Steve Lang on Saturday. Ryan Shank was a close second with Robbie Cockrell third. Then on Sunday Matt Brister crossed under the checkers first with Greg Pierson son and Gunner Kennedy third.
The Weller racing Sr1 Pro & Pro Am event on Saturday had Jason Weller and Dustin Nelson battling for the win with Weller taking it over Nelson. Scott Webster was third in the event of 13 competitors. The following day Bryan McCormick took the win with Matt Land second and Dustin Nelson crossing over third.
Paul Obrien proved quickest in the Unlimited UTV/5150 Whips Production Turbo UTV action on Saturday. Jeremiah Wagner crossed second and Chance Haugen was third. In Round 5 Dave Phillips was the winner with chance Haugen second and Cole Christian third.
In the Empire Destructive Pro Buggy action Trey Gibbs was fastest during Round 4 with Eddie Tafoya second and Matt Brister third. Winning Round 5 was Matt Brister besting Eddie Tafoya’s effort. Zachary Drapkin was third.
Ricky Gutierrez took home the Round 4 Fabtech Pro Lite/ TIS Wheels Pro Open race. Dennis McCarthy was second and Kipp Mickels third. John Gable put it all together during Round 5 for the win. Ricky Gutierrez was second and Kipp Mickels third.
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