Farmer Commands Placerville Midget Run

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Scotty Farmer in victory lane at Placerville Speedway. (Devin Mayo photo)

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Racing from third, Australian driver Scotty Farmer took command on lap 15 and sailed to his first non-point USAC Western States and BCRA Midget win at Placerville Speedway Saturday night.

Driving the Six8 Motorsports’ No. 68 PAC Springs / Wilwood Disc Brakes Stewart, Farmer inherited the lead of the “Prospector Pandemonium” after a spin knocked Alex Schutte from contention.

Brody Fuson, hard charger C.J. Sarna, Frankie Guerrini and fast-qualifier Shannon McQueen rounded out the top five.

McQueen earned the night’s Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award with a time of 13.032 over the 17-car roster.

The finish:

Feature (30 laps): 1. Scotty Farmer (3), 2. Brody Fuson (7), 3. C.J. Sarna (10), 4. Frankie Guerrini (4), 5. Shannon McQueen (6), 6. Dylan Ito (8), 7. Alex Schutte (2), 8. Ashlyn Rodriguez (11), 9. Randi Pankratz (13), 10. Floyd Alvis (12), 11. Jake Andreotti (15), 12. Maria Cofer (9), 13. Blake Bower (5), 14. Kyle Beilman (14), 15. Jackson Dukes (16), 16. Colton Raudman (1), 17. Robert Carson (17). NT