Altman wins Trailer Figure 8 race, laps field

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Lake Elsinore resident James Altman Sr. wins the Trailer Figure 8 race Saturday, Aug. 31, at Perris Auto Speedway. Doug Allen photo
Not only did James Altman Sr. win the Trailer Figure 8 race Saturday, Aug. 31, at Perris Auto Speedway, but the Lake Elsinore driver lapped every other car which finished. Altman took the lead in the third lap of the 15-lap race, lapped the fifth-place car in the seventh lap, and moved a full lap ahead of the second-place car in the 13th lap. “It was definitely a challenge. It wasn’t that easy,” Altman said. The track rules require that the trailer remain attached to the car. The contents on the trailer are not required to remain on the trailer, and while a red flag may be thrown to stop the race if driver safety is an issue, no yellow flag cautions provide for clearing the track of obstacles. James Altman Sr. of
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