Monday, 23 September 2019

Lake County Fair hosts racing action

During the Chain and Bang competition at the Lake County Fair, there were a lot of hard hits and these cars show it. The drivers' goal is to decommission the other cars on the field. There were some impressive hits during the event at the Lake County fair on Saturday, August 31, 2019, in Lakeport, Calif. Photo by Lisa L. Dahlgren.

LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Lake County Fair once again featured a variety of racing action during its four day run.

The fair kicked off racing on Friday, featuring the Mudd Boggs.

Tiffany Powers took home the stock win with Jessy Thurman in second and Izzy Ramirez in third.

Garret Peterson took home the unlimited win with Kimberly Warren in second and Sean Kite in third.

Who wouldn't want to smash through a trailer home that is no longer occupied? Chris Hunt broke through the trailer a few times. It was a crowd-pleaser at the Lake County fair on Saturday, August 31, 2019, in Lakeport, Calif. Photo by Lisa L. Dahlgren.

Brandon Powers took home the modified stock win with Tabatha Hulsey in second and Christopher Niebuhr finished third.

Tyler Ranney (sub for Jeff Wake) won the super modified with David Lovell in second and Kevin Bouthhillier in third.

Saturday featured the Chain & Bang Demolition Derby.

Don The Duck took home first place with Matt Buss in second, third was Robert Bright and fourth place was Nathaniel Lentz. Best-looking car also went to Nathanial Lentz.

The Tug-o-War event on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at the Lake County Fair in Lakeport, Calif. As one truck has more power than the other, one of the trucks will be pulled beyond the white line laid on the dirt track. Photo by Lisa L. Dahlgren.

Sunday featured the Jalopies, Junior Mudd Boggs and Boat Races.

Bratty Bouchard won the Junior Mudd Boggs with CJ Powers in second and Roger Garcia in third.

In the Jalopy division, Jacob Cyr won the first heat race in the No. 22 and Loren Powers Jr. won heat race 2 in the No. 27 car.

Loren Powers Jr. was all smiles when he won the trophy in the main event in the Jalopy races on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at the Lake County Fair in Lakeport, Calif. Everyone was running for points to be accumulated at the end of each race in hopes to be the Champion of the season. Photo by Lisa L. Dahlgren.

Loren Powers Jr. also took home the trophy dash win and the main event win.

Mark Ashley finished second in the No. 296, and Chris Hunt finished third in the No. 187. Sean Kite in No. 117 went on the win the Boat Races with #WHALE Connor Disney finishing second and #CT Jacob Curnutt finishing third.

You can find full results at MyRacePass.

The crowd votes who wins the Boat Races. This is the Middletown 4-H group and they were cheered into the top three winners on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at the Lake County Fair in Lakeport, Calif. Photo by Lisa L. Dahlgren.

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