Gardner Steals Golobic’s Petaluma Thunder


PETALUMA, Calif. – Ronnie Gardner won Saturday’s Honda USAC Western Midget Series event at Petaluma Speedway.

Shane Golobic dominated the majority of the race, leading the first 22 laps of the 30-lap feature. On lap 23 Gardner took charge, taking the lead from Golobic and hanging on for the victory at the three-eighths-mile clay oval.

Alex Schutte was second, followed by David Prickett, Shannon McQueen and Jake Swanson.

The finish:

Ronnie Gardner, Alex Schutte, David Prickett, Shannon McQueen, Jake Swanson, Chris Ennis, Sean Dodenhoff, Greg Bragg, Gary Conterno, Britton Bock, Nick Chivello, Floyd Alvis, Kevin Morris, J.R. Williams, Shane Golobic, Pete Davis, Frankie Guerrini, Scott Pierovich, Terry Nichols, Bill Lindsey, Michael Donaldson, Kyle Edwards, Nick Foster Jr.