FF: California Bakersfield recap

Lakatos wins Bakersfield Focus event INDIANAPOLIS - Josh Lakatos of Pasadena, Calif. led the final 17 laps of the California Ford Focus Midget Series race Saturday at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Lakatos overtook runner-up Ryan Kaplan on lap...

Lakatos wins Bakersfield Focus event

INDIANAPOLIS - Josh Lakatos of Pasadena, Calif. led the final 17 laps of the California Ford Focus Midget Series race Saturday at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway.

Lakatos overtook runner-up Ryan Kaplan on lap four and was never contested for the lead again, bringing the Matco Tools/Race Truck Trends Beast machine to victory lane for his second win in three races. Lakatos now has wins on pavement and dirt surfaces.

Todd Hunsaker of Chino Hills, Calif. wound up 10th in the feature but continues to hold a 32-point lead over Lakatos heading into the June 19 event at Madera (Calif.) Speedway.

<pre> USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET SERIES (SOUTH) STANDINGS

1.      Todd Hunsaker   400             6.      Garratt Boyden  243
2.      Josh Lakatos    368             7.      Bradley Galedrige       226
3.      Bobby McGowan   301             8.      Eric Pace       208
4.      Ryan Kaplan     298             9.      Tyler Brown     197
5.      Steve Davis     268             10.     Steven Graves   197

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Series USAC
Drivers Josh Lakatos , Ryan Kaplan