Santa Maria Raceway,
Santa Maria, CA
Sanction: Unsanctioned special events (Simkins Memorial) - $5,000
Information provided by: Steve Schnars (last updated September 1, 5:22 pm)
Hogge completes $8,000 Simkins Memorial sweep
Bobby Hogge IV heads for a dash victory at Santa Maria.
What won the race: Sweeping the summer's richest weekend doubleheader on the West Coast, Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas, Calif., grabbed a victory in Sunday's finale at Santa Maria Speedway's Simkins Memorial. Hogged added $5,000 for his $3,000 victory on Saturday in outrunning Steve Drake and Tony Toste.
Key notes: The event was originally sanctioned by Colorado-based Championship Dirt Motorsports, but that organization folded this summer. ... Overall nearly $100,000 in purses were on the line.
Winner's sponsors: Hogge's No. 2 Victory Circle Chassis has sponsorship from Keyser Mfg. and Steinwand.
Points chase: Entering the race, Clay Daly of Watsonville, Calif., led the track's Late Model division standings with 234 points over Steve Drake (223) and Tony Toste (222).
Car count: 17
Fast qualifier: Bobby Hogge IV
Time: 16.085 seconds
Polesitter: Bobby Hogge IV
Dash winner: Bobby Hogge IV
Heat race winners: Cody Laney, Larry Wise, Steve Drake
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.