Thunder Mountain hosts memorial race

Thunder Mountain Speedway hosted its annual Memorial Race Saturday at the local raceway.

Thunder Mountain Speedway hosted its annual Memorial Race Saturday at the local raceway featuring local bone stock, pro-mini and street stock classes.

Fast times of the day went to Quesnel’s Brian Zipser (bone stock), Arnie Kunka (street stock) and Marius Dunford, who set a new track record in the pro-mini class.

In the ‘A’ dash it was Quesnel’s Jason Howlett cruising to the checkered flag, while Allen Roberts (pro-mini) and Kunka (street stock) each took their respective classes.

In the ‘B’ dash Quesnel’s Terry Braman took the win, while Darren Lennox raced to victory in the street stock division.

In the heat races Kunka and Dunford continued to lead the field. Kunka won in the street stock class, while Kunka claimed the checkered flag in the street stock division.

Quesnel’s Mark Farnsworth raced to the win in the bone stock class.

And in the main event it was Zipser, Allen Roberts (pro-mini) — who gained enough points to take the lead in the pro-mini season points race — and TMS president Tim Westwick (street stock) winning their divisions.

Coming up next at TMS is the Day of Destruction, featuring the points final championships in all classes, a crash to pass and a boat and trailer race Sept. 7. Racing gets underway at 1 p.m. sharp.

For more on TMS, including all season point standings, visit www.thundermountainspeedway.ca.

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