FF: California series Chico recap

Hometown hero Kaplan takes Chico Ford Focus feature California series resumes August 9 at Petaluma Ryan Kaplan of Chico, Calif. scored a "home-track" victory in Saturday night's USAC Ford Focus Midget Car race at Silver Dollar Speedway. He ...

Hometown hero Kaplan takes Chico Ford Focus feature
California series resumes August 9 at Petaluma

Ryan Kaplan of Chico, Calif. scored a "home-track" victory in Saturday night's USAC Ford Focus Midget Car race at Silver Dollar Speedway. He passed Ron Gregory on the fifth lap and led the rest of the way to take the 20-lapper over Bradley Galedrige, Josh Lakatos, Garratt Boyden and J.R. Williams.

Lakatos emerged as the new series point leader and has a 15-point lead over Boyden going into an August 9 race at the Petaluma (Calif.) Speedway.

Lakatos was Saturday night's fastest qualifier, while Kaplan and his Whit Church & Sons Trucking/Joe Hubbard Racing Stealth won two eight-lap preliminary races.

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

SOUTH SERIES
1. Todd Hunsaker 597
2. Josh Lakatos 559
3. Bobby McGowan 484
4. Ryan Kaplan 476
5. Garratt Boyden 428

NORTH SERIES
1. Josh Lakatos 356
2. Garratt Boyden 341
3. Ryan Kaplan 333
4. Todd Hunsaker 261
5. Bradley Galedrige 236

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Series USAC
Drivers Ron Gregory , Josh Lakatos , Ryan Kaplan
Teams Williams