Shane Golobic wins 1st Annual Johnny Soares Classic at Petaluma Speedway

Taking the lead on lap 94, Fremont’s Shane Golobic driving for Doug Bock takes the checkered flag for the first annual Johnny Soares 101 lap Tri- Sanctioned BCRA, USAC and WMRA Midget main event at Petaluma Speedway Saturday night October 6, 2012. Following Shane to the checkered flag were #7 Shannon McQueen and #11 Tanner Swanson driving for Dave Thurston.

Pole Sitter and current Dirt Driver Champion Danny Parker from Oakdale driving the Bob Roza who also became the Dirt Owner Champion, Stealth Esslinger held the lead for 24 laps before Bakersfield’s Shannon McQueen took the lead.  Shannon held the lead until lap 94 when Shane made the pass for the final lead change.

Qualifications: 1. 7 – Shannon McQueen, (Shannon McQueen) 15.110, 2. 151 – Chris Ennis (Neverlift Motorsports) 15.343, 3. 27 – Nick Chivello (Nick Chivello) 15.447, 4. 21 – Dan Parker (Bob Roza) 15.509, 5. Tanner Swanson ( Dave Thurston) 15.543, 6. 3 -Sparky Howard (Faeth Motorsports) 15.757, 7. 35 -Scott Pierovich (Scott Pierovich) 15.802, 8. 63 -Frankie Guerrini (Frank Guerrini) 15.837, 9. 15 – David Prickett (Neverlift Motorsports) 16.005, 10. 8 – Bill Lindsey (Stu Donaldson) 16.010, 11. 26 – Shane Golobic (Doug Bock) 16.045, 12. 6 – Rick Holbrook (Peggy Holbrook) 16.074, 13. 18 – Floyd Alvis (Floyd Alvis) 16.092, 14. 0 – Gregg Bragg (Dave LaMott) 16.112, 15. 62 – Britton Bock (Britton Bock) 16.186, 16. 115 – Connor Kassik (Neverlift Motorsports) 16.231, 17. 83 – Gary Conterno (Floyd Alvis) 16.241, 18. 10 – Alex Schutte (Mason Cook) 16.309, 19. 00 – Pete Davis (Pete Davis) 16.353, 20. 74 – JR Williams (JR Williams) 16.687

First Qualifier: 10 Laps — 1. 26 Golobic, 2. 18 Alvis, 3. 62 Bock, 4. 00 Davis, 5. 83 Conterno

Second Qualifier: 10 Laps –1. 0 Bragg, 2. 115 Kassik, 3. 10 Schutte, 4. 6 Holbrook, 5. 74 Williams

Main Event: 101 Laps — 1. 26 Golobic, 2. 7 McQueen, 3. 11 Swanson, 4. 15 Prickett, 5. 0 Bragg, 6. 151 Ennis, 7. 6 Holbrook, 8. 83 Conterno, 9. 27 Chivello, 10. 10 Schutte, 11. 21 Parker, 12. 63 Guerrini, 13. 35 Pierovich, 14. 62 Bock, 15. 3 Howard, 16. 115 Kassik, 17. Alvis, 18. 00 Davis, 19. 8 Lindsey, 20. Williams

Main Event Lap Leaders: 1-2 Chivello, 3-26 Parker, 27-93 McQueen, 94-101 Golobic