Hogge tops Daly at Chowchilla, wins fourth straight
CHOWCHILLA, Calif. (Oct. 17) — Series points leader Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas, Calif., overtook Clay Daly of Winton, Calif., on the 18th lap at Chowchilla Speedway and races to his fourth consecutive Western Allstars Late Model Series victory. The seventh-starting Hogge earned $2,000 for his series-best sixth triumph of 2009. | Slideshow
Daley, who took the lead from polesitter and fellow front-row starter Jeff Decker of Morgan Hill, Calif., on the second lap, settled for the runner-up spot with Chris Shannon of Merced, Calif., in third. Decker was fourth and 11th-starting Nick Bartels of El Segundo, Calif., rounded out the top five in an event that drew 15 cars.
Western Allstars @ Chowchilla: (1) Bobby Hogge IV, (2) Clay Daly, (3) Chris Shannon, (4) Jeff Decker, (5) Nick Bartels, (6) Zack Forster, (7) Rob Sanders, (8) Johnny Malcolm, (9) Andy Obertello, (10) Alex Stanford, (11) Matt Micheli, (12) Jeremy Petrell, (13) Dennis Souza, (14) Burt Forster, (15) Ken Micheli. Fast qualifier (among 15 cars): Sanders. Heat race winners: Decker, Forster, Shannon.