Wiesz rolls in Civil War Series | TheUnion.com

Wiesz rolls in Civil War Series

The Civil War Sprint Series continued on Saturday night at Placerville Speedway with three area racers participating.

Colfax’s Colby Wiesz took second in the A feature after a third-place finish in the first heat. Wiesz now sits in second place in the series standings just 17 points out of the lead.

Grass Valley’s Mark Hall, meanwhile, took 15th in the A feature after a third-place finish in the second heat. Grass Valley’s Billy Wallace was 12th in the A feature after a second-place finish in the third heat. Hall is in seventh in the standings, down by 97 points, while Wallace is 253 points out in 25th.

The night before at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Wiesz didn’t fare as well. Racing in the 410 sprints, Wiesz finished 19th in the A feature after taking fourth in the fourth heat.

Grass Valley’s Robert Stice, meanwhile, was 10th in the A feature and fourth in the third heat.

During wingless sprint action Friday in Chico, Grass Valley’s Jay Youngman inched closer to the top spot in the driver standings with a second-place in the A feature after taking second in the first heat. Youngman stands in second place in the driver standings, just one point out of first.

Grass Valley’s Brett Youngman was sixth in the A feature after winning the third heat.

Browns Valley’s Cody Myers was seventh in the A feature, fourth in heat one while Mason Myers, also of Browns Valley, was 11th in the A feature, fifth in heat two.

Grass Valley’s Billy Wallace was sixth in the second heat.

Wallace sits in fourth place in the driver standings, Cody Myers in fifth, Mason Myers in 13th and Brett Youngman in 17th.

Coming up this week


Silver Dollar Speedway (Chico)

Point Race No. 13: 410 sprints, wingless sprints, modifieds, pure stocks. Pits open 4 p.m., gates open 6 p.m., qualifying 7 p.m.


Marysville Raceway Park

Pacific sprints, sprint 100s, stock cars, mini stocks.

Placerville Speedway

Points Race No. 9: Pacific sprints, pro stocks, pure stocks, wingless sprints. Pits open 3:30 p.m., gates open 5 p.m., qualifying 6:30 p.m.

All American Speedway (Roseville)

SRS, late model twin 50s, modifieds, bombers.


Have we missed anyone? If you know of a racer with local ties, or have any weekly updates for the motor sports report, please contact Ross Maak at rossm@theunion.com or by phone at 477-4244.

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