North State Modified Series (NSMS), presented by Protect the Harvest, concluded its covid-shortened 2020 season with no spectators in the stands, but the participation was as competitive as ever with full fields of cars at each venue. It was a close battle all season long, but at the end it was Kyle Tellstrom of Ukiah who came out on top and will reign as the 2020 North State Modified Series champion.

Stockton, CA – October 24, 2020…. The 2020 grand finale’ for the North State Modified Series (NSMS), presented by Protect the Harvest, was held at Stockton 99 Speedway Saturday with 21 cars and drivers on hand to compete in the inaugural Bob Lehman Classic. The event saw five lead changes in 60 laps, but it was Cameron Austin of Santa Rosa who led the final 20 to win the event and collect the $3200 first place prize. Darrin Sullivan of Kelseyville, who led the most laps (29) finished second. And Kyle Tellstrom of Ukiah clinched the 2020 NSMS championship by finishing third.

Lakeport, CA – September 12, 2020…. The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, returned to Lakeport Speedway Saturday night for the second time in 2020, and when it was all done Charlie Collins of Upper Lake blew away his competition in the last 15 laps to win $2000 in the Napa Lake Parts Fall Special. Collins was followed across the finish line by Ukiah’s Kyle Tellstrom (July’s winner) and defending NSMS champion Scott Winters of Tracy.

Lakeport, CA – July 18, 2020: The North State Modified Series, presented by Protect the Harvest, ran its first 2020 event at Lakeport Speedway Saturday with Ukiah’s Kyle Tellstrom jumping out of the Creevan Performance Radical Focus Midget after taking the win in that class, and climbing into his NSMS modified where he led 58 of the 60 laps in the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts NSMS feature event.