First appearance of the super modifieds in 1972.
Sunday, June 4, 1972
Super modifieds -- Washington Racing Association and B.C. Track Racing Association
3000 in attendance.
Fast time: Bud Hoelzle, 14.33 (old record, Tom Sneva, 14.46).
Larry Sproule, rear-engined AMC, 14,63 (old local record, Barry Chamberlain, 14.84).
1 -- Don McLeod, Tacoma
1 -- Lloyd Armey, Sedro Wooley
Heat race info: poor
Cal Arnold lost a wheel in his heat.
John Tharp and Bob McLees tangled with Tharp getting wedged into the fence.
1 -- Frank Fletcher
2 -- Barry Chadwick
3 -- Bob Wills
1 -- John Carroll, Stanwood, WA
2 -- Larry Rauch, Bremerton, Wa
3 -- Al Tesch
Barry Chadwick (Langley) and Ed Pearson (WA) locked wheels on front straight. Chadwick hit the fence and flilpped landing in field outside of turn one. Unhurt.
A main (40 laps)
1 -- Casey Stangel, rear-engine, Bonner’s Ferry, ID
2 -- Ray Pottinger, Nanaimo
3 -- Bob Gregg
With two laps left Gregg shunted Sproule out of the way.