FF: California series Stockton recap

Lakatos takes Stockton Focus Feature. Josh Lakatos of Pasadena, Calif. led the final 12 laps of Saturday night's 20-lap USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car feature at the Stockton 99 Speedway, part of the track's "DuWayne Starr ...

Lakatos takes Stockton Focus Feature.

Josh Lakatos of Pasadena, Calif. led the final 12 laps of Saturday night's 20-lap USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car feature at the Stockton 99 Speedway, part of the track's "DuWayne Starr Classic."

Lakatos caught Ryan Pace on lap nine and led the rest of the way in his Matco Tools/Race Truck Trends Beast to beat series point leader Todd Hunsaker, Ryan Kaplan, Garratt Boyden and Steve Davis.

Hunsaker, the fast qualifier and defending series champion, leads both the North and South Series standings after the Stockton race. He has a 61-point lead over Lakatos in the South points going into a June 7 race at Bakersfield Speedway. He also leads Kaplan by six points in the North points.

Boyden and Pace won heat races during Saturday night's Stockton program.

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

NORTH SERIES
1. Todd Hunsaker 182
2. Ryan Kaplan 176
3. Josh Lakatos 162
4. Garratt Boyden 121
5. Bobby McGowan 121

SOUTH SERIES
1. Todd Hunsaker 363
2. Josh Lakatos 302
3. Bobby McGowan 253
4. Ryan Kaplan 235
5. Garratt Boyden 225

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Series USAC
Drivers Josh Lakatos , Ryan Kaplan