Gearhart third in Barona's Summer Shootout race
Deprived of lead by yellow flag restart
Last updated 7/28/2022 at 5:02pm
Village News Reporter
Barona Speedway held its Summer Shootout competition July 22-23, and Fallbrook driver Jeff Gearhart finished third in the July 23 Pure Stocks main event.
At one time during the race, Gearhart moved into the lead, but a yellow flag caution caused a restart which reverted the order of cars to their positions at the start of the lap so Gearhart was returned to second. Rick Chavez passed both Gearhart and Joe Malone to win the race, and Gearhart finished third with Malone taking second.
"The track was really fast," Gearhart said. "My stepdad told me to run the...