Jesse Folk Jr. claims modified victory

HUMBOLDT — May ended with another Folk victory in the modified feature race at Humboldt Speedway.
Friday’s race had Jesse Folk Jr. fending off challenges by brother Justin Folk on the hard-packed dirt track at the Speedway. Dan Daniels finished third. Lucas Conley drove to fourth place and Rodney Sigg was fifth.
In the B-Mod feature race, Paden Phillips claimed the victory Friday. Jerry Kustanborter ran a strong second with Dalton Kirk crossing in third place. Jim Davis was fourth and Jim Daniels was fifth.
The Midwest Outlaw Vintage Ragers, an organization that races cars seldom seen since the 1960s and 1970s, provided nostalgic racing for fans. Winning the race was Brandon Masur in his 1957 Chevy bodied racer followed by Miri Kendal, Joe Martin, Paul Farrar and Pat Trussler.
Johnny Green captured the win in the street stock division. Billy Lyda ran second and Chuck Miller took third.
In the factory stock feature race, Scott Stuart outran the field of 24 cars. Zach Simmons challenged but settled for second place. Jeremy Wilson finished third, followed by Billy Shadden and Mark Selsor to round out the top five.
Racing fans were generous on Kansas Relay for Life night. A donation from Ron and Rhenda Whitworth, owners of Humboldt Speedway, along with a benefit auction at intermission Friday night, raised $2,400 for the cancer fighting organization.