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Hodges and Glenn win Saturday at All American Speedway

Roseville's Beddow wins Modified division
By: Chase Montgomery, Press Tribune Correspondent
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Carson City’s Bobby Hodges (No. 88) won the first and Orangevale’s Gary Glenn (No. 50) won the second of the Toyota TRD Twin 50’s Saturday night at The All American Speedway in Roseville. Toyota TRD Twin 50 No. 1 The All American Speedway has consistently drawn some of the highest car counts for Late Models in California and last Saturday night was no exception. Twenty-four cars took the green flag with Manteca’s Jake Gomes (16x) on the pole with the invert while Elk Grove’s Ron Chunn was on the outside of row one. Gomes led early with Chunn second until lap eight when Hodges took that position away. Galt’s Juan Pitta, who started fifth, and Sacramento’s Jonathan Mawhinney were early movers. Lap 20 was pivotal as Hodges moved past Gomes for the lead. Glenn started seventh and had ascended to third by lap 28 and Chunn ran solidly in fourth until a great pass on Glenn on Lap 45 moved him to third. Point’s leader Jason Romero was involved in an incident that would take him out of the running and put him behind the wall. Though Gomes would try, there was no catching Hodges in this one. Hodges went on to claim his second victory of the season by winning race No. 1. Gomes had another exceptional run adding a second place finish to his resume in his freshman season. Chunn crossed third for his efforts, while Gary Glenn came home fourth and Jonathan Mawhinney rounded out the top five. 6th (35) Matt Scott 7th (84) Mike Self (Salt Lake City, Utah) 8th (16) Juan Pitta 9th (27) John Moore (Granite Bay) 10th (33) Dana Pruhs (Anchorage AK.) 11th Shannon Mansch (Roseville) 12th (24) Tyler Thomas 13th (21) Tim Smith (Roseville) 14th (5) Brian Koski (Pleasanton) (49 Laps) 15th (65) Roger Davison (Suisun City, Ca.) (49 Laps) 16th (22) Ken Benhamou (49 Laps) 17th (42) Don Wood (35 Laps) 18th (51) Carlos Vierra (Atwater, Ca) (25 Laps) 19th (20) Julia Landauer (25 Laps) 20th (8) Jason Romero (Cameron Park, Ca) (25 Laps) 21st (57) David Hulsey (Manteca) (25 Laps) 22nd (66) Colin Bailey (21 Laps) 23rd (6k) Charlie Kramm (Anderson, Ca) (21 Laps) 24th (27v) Vito Ranuio (Stockton, Ca) (4 Laps) 25th (51x) Taylor Cuzick (0 Laps) 26th (777) Quintin Crye (Gridley, Ca) (0 Laps) Time of Race: 27:09:941 Fastest Lap of the Race: Juan Pitta 14.131 in lap 14 Toyota TRD Twin 50 No. 2 Twenty-one cars would take the green for race No. 2. Jake Gomes started the second race the same way as the first, from P-1, with Hodges on his outside with the invert. Row 2 included Chunn and Glenn. Romero struck an agreement with the No. 777 team to start the race in that car in order to earn points. Hodges and Glenn got by Gomes on lap one, with Hodges taking the front position, but Hodges suffered mechanical failure and fell to fourth on Lap 10 when Glenn, Gomes and Matt Scott got by him. He would go off track for repairs on the next lap. At the midway point of the race it was Glenn, Gomes, Scott, Chunn, and John Moore respectively. Shannon Mansch, who started eleventh, had moved up to sixth halfway home. She would get by Moore for fifth on lap 31. Scott flirted with second position, getting around Gomes briefly on lap 34, but Gomes came fighting back to regain that position on the next circuit. The two would go at it until lap 43 when Scott made the pass for position for good. Try as he may, Scott could not catch the fired up Glenn who would go on to win while Scott would settle for second. Gomes would turn in a third place finish for his efforts. Shannon Mansch claims the Hard Charger of the Race Award for starting eleventh and finishing fourth. Juan Pitta would rounded out the top five. 6th Mawhinney 7th Ron Chunn 8th John Moore 9th Julia Landauer 10th Dana Pruhs 11th Tyler Thomas (first car one lap down) 12th Brian Koski (49 Laps) 13th Ken Benhamou (49 Laps) 14th Carlos Vierra (49 Laps) 15th David Hulsey (49 Laps) 16th Tim Smith (49 Laps) 17th Jason Romero (47 Laps) 18th Roger Davison (46 Laps) 19th Vito Ranuio (42 Laps) 20th Bobby Hodges (11 Laps) 21rst Mike Self (0 Laps) 22nd Colin Bailey (0 Laps) 23rd Charlie Kramm (0 Laps) 24th Don Wood (0 Laps) 25th Taylor Cuzick (0 Laps) Time of Race: 26:55:805 Fastest Lap of the Race: Bobby Hodges 14.249 in Lap 5 In qualifying, Gary Glenn set Fast Time for the Division with a lap of 13.935/ 77.503. 2nd Matt Scott 13.945 3rd John Moore 13.991 4th Juan Pitta 14.021 Fast Dash Winner: Juan Pitta 2nd John Moore 3rd Gary Glenn 4th Matt Scott Late Model Points 1 8 Jason Romero 590 Leader 2 27 John Moore 586 -4 3 50 Gary Glenn -19 4 17 Jonathan Mawhinney -26 5 16 Juan Pitta -29 Modifieds Nineteen-year-old Nik Romano (No. 21) and 16-year-old Jessica Brunelli of Hayward started from the front row in this 50-lap feature. Row 2 was made up of Lincoln’s Nick Lyons (No. 43) and Rio Linda’s Mikey Leman (No. 96). Points leader Jarred Beddow of Roseville started seventh with Linden’s Scott Winters (No. 24) on his outside, eighth. Brunelli grabbed the lead and looked strong early, but Beddow was mowing down competitors as he charged through the field towards the front. He was second by lap 15 and running some of the fastest laps of the race. Defending Champion Scott Winters showed patience as he picked off positions one-by-one. At the halfway point of the race it was Brunelli, Beddow, Miller, Winters and Rick Anderson (No. 11) fifth. Brunelli continued to lead but Beddow was beginning to make up ground, running slightly faster lap times. On lap 34, Beddow got under Brunelli in turn three and made the pass for the lead. Beddow would not be denied on this night and would go on to win. Winters finished second with Brunell in third. Wes Miller finished fourth with Rick Anderson fifth. 6th (43) Nick Lyons 7th (21) Nik Romano 8th (96) Mikey Lehman 9th (83) Donny Lehman (first car one lap down) 10th (39) Luke Kaper Time of Race: 12:09:876 Fastest Lap of the Race: Wes Miller on Lap 23/ 75.689 Scott Winters laid down the Fast Time in qualifying with a lap of 14.222/ 75.939MPH. Heat Race 1 Winner: Winters 2nd Brunelli Heat Race 2 Winner: Donny Lehman 2nd Les Friend In the division’s Trophy Dash, Scott Winters defeated Brunelli (3), Donny Lehman, (83) and Les Friend (5). Modified Points 1 50X Jarred Beddow 227 Leader 2 43 Nick Lyons 181 -46 3 3 Jessica Brunelli -75 Street Stocks Mickey Owens (08) of Elverta won the 40-lap feature, defeating his brother Kevin (No. 21) and retook the points lead in his attempt to defend the championship Mickey grabbed the lead from his brother just past the halfway mark, and though Kevin would retake the lead on a restart on lap 32, Mickey came fighting back on the very next lap to reclaim the lead. He would hold off the field for the victory. Brother Kevin would come home second. Lambert would cross third. Smith would come home fourth with Cavender rounding out the top five. 6th (77) Ray Mood (Diamond Springs) 7th (88) Jim McCulley 8th (69) Dan Patton 9th (76) Mike Dickson (Sacramento) 10th (48) Earl Lee (Rio Linda) (first car one lap down) Time of Race: 13:39:558 Fastest Lap of the Race: Mickey Owens (on Lap 10) 15.235 Mickey Owens topped all qualifiers with a lap of 15.225/ 70.936MPH. Heat Race 1 Winner: Mickey Owens 2nd Kevin Owens Heat Race 2 Winner: Christopher Lambert 2nd Matt Cockrum In the Street Stock Trophy Dash, Kevin Owens defeated Lambert and Cockrum for the win. Street Stock Points 1 08 Mickey Owens 331 Leader 2 21 Kevin Owens 328 -3 3 50 Christopher Lambert 301 -30 4 03 Casey Cavender 285 -46