Hogge wins second straight at Bakersfield
From series reports
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (April 19) — Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas, Calif., won at Bakersfield Speedway for his second straight Western Allstars Super Late Model Series victory at the third-mile oval. Hogge, who also won at Bakersfield on March 1, earned $3,000 for outrunning A.J. Kirkpatrick of Castroville, Calif. Fellow Californians Chris Shannon of Merced, Mike Johnson of Lompoc, and Steve Drake of San Luis Obispo rounded out the top five. | April recaps | Slideshow
Notes: Hogge's Victory Circle Chassis is sponsored Midstate Fleet Repair. ... Hogge's sixth career Western Allstars victory ties him with Mike Johnson for the most victories all time on the circuit. ... Hogge has 780 points to lead the series over Steve Drake (758), Chris Shannon (743), Ron Bartels (655) and Nick Bartels (631). ... The series runs its first-ever race at Marysville (Calif.) Raceway Park on April 26.
Western Allstars @ Bakersfield: (1) Bobby Hogge IV, (2) A.J. Kirkpatrick, (3) Chris Shannon, (4) Mike Johnson, (5) Steve Drake, (6) Nick Bartels, (7) Ron Bartels, (8) Brad Pounds, (9) John Piker, (10) Zack Forster, (11) Robert Sanders, (12) Dino Napier, (13) Larry Childress, (14) Chet Buckley, (15) David Childress, (16) Johnny Cardoza, (17) Doug Thompson, (18) Donnie McGowan. Fast qualifier (among 18 cars): Hogge, 13.075 seconds. Heat race winners: Shannon, Kirkpatrick, Hogge. Dash winner: N. Bartels.