Camp, Paulson split twin Bomber victories at speedway

By: Staff report
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Matt Camp and Chris Paulson each won a 35-lap Bomber main event Saturday night at All American Speedway in Roseville.

Camp started on the pole in the first of twin features, fell back to fifth place early and regained the lead for good on lap 17. Paulson finished third.

Paulson started third in the second main event and took the lead on lap 10. He led the rest of the way. Camp finished third.

Eric Ray placed second in both races. He was the No. 1 qualifier at 15.846 seconds around the one-third-mile oval, won his heat race and finished second to Richard Perez in the dash.

Richard Poppert Jr. won the 15-car Street Stock main. He started fifth, took the lead on lap nine, lost it for three laps to Mickey Owens, regained it and led the rest of the way for the 35-lap win. Owens placed second.

Poppert was the top qualifier at 14.801 seconds and won his heat.

David Goodwill took the lead on the seventh lap and drove to a win the 35-lap NCMA Sprint feature, and Collin Mullen led all 25 laps in the Mini Cup race. Mullen shot from fourth place to first on the first lap. He also won the dash.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returns Saturday with action in the Late Model, Modified, Street Stock and Bomber divisions.

McAnally drivers struggle in Vegas
Bill McAnally Racing drivers Moses Smith and Eric Holmes finished 20th and 22nd in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West O’Reilly Auto Parts 200 on Saturday at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Holmes, a three-time Pro Series West champion, battled back and forth with just-turned-16 Dylan Kwasniewski and challenged wire-to-wire winner Greg Pursley before sustaining engine trouble. Holmes completed 129 of 200 laps. Pro Series West hadn’t had a winner go wire to wire since Holmes won in Roseburg, Ore., in 2009.

Pursley has won four of five races this season. He set the track record to win the pole, and his 201-point lead over Smith is the most through five races in 20 years on the circuit. Holmes is seventh in points.

Kwasniewski held on to finish second. He became the youngest driver in series history when he started the Toyota/NAPA Auto Care 150 on April 16 at All American Speedway in Roseville and finished fourth in his Pro Series West debut.

Jason Fensler of Wilton, the Roseville winner, overcame a multiple-car accident early in the Las Vegas race to finish third. Greg Rayl of Roseville finished ninth.
The O’Reilly Auto Parts 200 will air at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, on the SPEED channel.

Pro Series West will be at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma on June 24 and 25 for the Thunder Valley Casino Resort 200, part of NASCAR weekend with the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sprint Cup race.