SPEED SPORT Staff


Ethan Dotson (1) drives by Ryan Daves Monday night at Merced Speedway. (Tom Macht Photo)

MERCED, Calif. – Ethan Dotson included 2 even more triumphes to his return to on evening 4 of California IMCA Speedweek Monday night at Merced Speedway.

Dotson grabbed right where he ended on Sunday at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., by once more winning the IMCA customized and also Sunoco IMCA Stock Car attributes

In the IMCA customized attribute, Cody Laney took the preliminary lead at the beginning of the 25-lap centerpiece. However, Dotson fasted to make his existence referred to as he rapidly relocated right into 2nd in quest of Laney.

The duo quickly captured slower website traffic, with Dotson capitalizing to relocate under Laney to take the lead on the 15th circuit. Moments later on the very first care flag of the race swung, establishing a reboot with Dotson currently leading Laney.

When auto racing returned to Dotson went right back to function and also constructed a void on the area prior to the 2nd and also last care swung on lap 20. Another reactivate didn’t interfere with Dotson, that led the last 5 laps to grab his second-straight IMCA customized success.

Collen Winebarger wound up 2nd, adhered to by Darrell Hughes II, Laney and also Jake Pike.

In the Sunoco IMCA Stock Car centerpiece, a multi-car crash on the opening lap instantly reduced the activity. The 2nd effort to obtain the race going saw Nicholas Johnson and also Garrett Corn fight for the race lead, with Corn obtaining the top hand to lead the very first lap.

Corn attempted to escape from the area, yet Johnson and also Dotson maintained him sincere and also didn’t enable him to leave. Dotson made his go on the 8th circuit, finding and also passing Corn to take the lead.

With nothing else warns to slow down the activity, Dotson rolled to his 2nd success of the night. Nicholas Johnson was 2nd, with Cody Johnson, Austin Van Hoff and also Corn finishing the top-five.

The Karl Kustoms IMCA Northern Sportmod attribute saw Chuck Weir take the lead on the preliminary begin of the 25-lap attribute prior to the very first care on lap 8 reduced the activity. Weir held the placement on the reactivate, yet a multi-car accident on the frontstretch negated his benefit.

Weir remained to lead with 2 even more care durations, yet when competing returned to Jason Bannister rapidly showed up on the scene and also took the lead with a run around the top on the 13th lap.

Caution flags on lap 20 and also 22 required Bannister to protect, yet he held his ground and also had the ability to grab the success. Jason Nation returned in 2nd, adhered to by Fred Ryland, Tyler Bannister and also Andrew Pearce.

California IMCA Speedweek returns to Wednesday at Antioch (Calif.) Speedway.



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