The first weekend fo the stock car racing season went off without too much trouble at Dinosaur Downs Speedway.
 
The 3/8 mile dirt racetrack on Drumheller's South Hill hosted IMCA hobby stocks, modified and late model modified race cars on Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14. 
Saturday saw eight stock cars, three late models and 15 modified cars race in front of an excited crowd. 
 
The stock car results provided by Jason Blanke from Saturday were:
 
Heat 1 - #22 Scott Shaw
Heat 2 - #22 Scott Shaw
Main Event: 1st - #21 Michael Reneau
                    2nd - #19 Kyle Orriss
                     3rd - #22 Scott Shaw
 
The modified results from Saturday were:
 
Heat 1A - #62 Kirby Zalinsky
Heat 1B - #68 Brian Roode
Heat 2A - #3 Quin Fohrenschon
Heat 2B - #68 Brian Roode
Main Event:  1st - #68 Brian Roode
                     2nd - #62 Kirby Zalinsky
                      3rd - #4 Ross Statham
                      4th - #44 Mitchell Reneau
 
It rained Saturday night, which made the track a little muddy, but it wasn't enough to keep the cars off the race track the next day.
 
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Sunday's races saw seven stock cars, two late model modifieds and 14 modified cars take the track.
 
The results from Sunday were:
 
Stock cars:
 
Heat 1 - #38 Rick Kroeser
Heat 2 - #38 Rick Kroeser
Main Event: 1st- #22 Scott Shaw
                   2nd - #38 Rick Kroeser
                    3rd - #21 Michael Reneau
 
Modifieds:
 
Heat 1A - #9 Roger Bonnyville
Heat 1B - #68 Brian Roode
Heat 2A - #9 Roger Bonnyville
Heat 2B - #1 Jesse Fitzpatrick
Main Event: 1st - #62 Kirby Zalinsky
                    2nd - #68 Brian Roode
                      3rd - #1 Jesse Fitzpatrick
                      4th - #9 Roger Bonnyvile
 
Brian Roode, Jessie Fitzpatrick and Roger Bonnyville are all local drivers. 
The next stock car races at Dinosaur Downs are scheduled for June 3 to 4.
 
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