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North State Modifieds travel north to Eureka June 4 to 5

Sal Lopez of Sacramento (No. 02) and North State Modifieds points leader Kyle Tellstrom of Ukiah (No. 5k) will be competing at Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka, California, on Saturday, June 5, 2021, for round No. 3 of the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest. Courtesy photo.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA — After a month off, the North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, travels North to the Redwood Acres Raceway on June 4 to 5 for the third event of the 2021 racing season.

Redwood Acres Raceway is a three-eights of a mile paved oval located at the fairgrounds in Eureka.

The 60-lap feature event, which pays $1,000 to the winner, is sponsored by Sullivan Construction and Masonry, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Super Cuts of Eureka.

The trophies are courtesy of Mark Baldwin, district manager of the O’Reilly stores. The North State Modified Series drivers will also compete in qualifying runs and a 6 lap Lucas Oil Dash for Cash.

In addition, the top competitors in points will receive tow money from Lucas Oil. All other drivers will get a $100 tow bonus from Al Vogel of Vogel’s RVs in Ukiah.

Kyle Tellstrom of Ukiah leads the North State Modified Series points battle with his wins at both Shasta Speedway and Madera Speedway.

Scott Winters from Tracy is running second in points with Lakeport’s Ian Elliott third, Keith Bloom of Redding fourth and Dustin DeRosier of Cloverdale fifth.

Friday, June 4, the track will be open for practice for the modifieds from 1 to 6 p.m. A barbecue in the pits will follow practice. Pit gates open at 9 a.m. on Saturday with racing scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

The events will be filmed and shown live on the North State Modified Series and the Redwood Acres Raceway’s Facebook pages.

The North State Modified Series would not be possible without the support of Protect the Harvest, Lucas Oil, Sullivan Construction and Masonry, Hoosier Tire West, Sunoco Race Fuels, Naake Suspension, Five Star Bodies, Racer Bling, Mark & Sharon Baldwin, Scribner Plastics, Mort Houston, McMurray & Sons Roofing, Frank’s Radios, Economy Heating & Air, Supercuts of Eureka and Vogel’s RVs.

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