Rick Vaughn of Speedway, Ind. scored an upset victory in Saturday night's 20-lap USAC Midget Car feature at the 16th Street Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. Rain halted the Wednesday night USAC Midget Car program at the Indianapolis...
Rick Vaughn of Speedway, Ind. scored an upset victory in Saturday night's 20-lap USAC Midget Car feature at the 16th Street Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. Rain halted the Wednesday night USAC Midget Car program at the Indianapolis Speedrome prior to the 50-lap feature, which has been rescheduled for Wednesday night, August 18. Vaughn passed Tim Mehner on the fifth lap and led the rest of the way in his Dellen Oldsmobile/Greatimes Family Fun Park Fontana. Shane Cottle finished second, followed by series point leader Ron Smoker, Tim Spindler and John Wolfe. Smoker's finish left him holding a 27-point lead over Critter Malone in the new standings going into this Saturday night's events at the 1/4-mile dirt track. A 30-lap feature is on tap. Heat winners at 16th Street included Mehner, Johnny Parsons III, Spindler and Jerry Zike, while semis went to Tony Reed and Randy Koch. Michael Lang, Adam Nuetzel and Brian Hornick won preliminary heat races at the Speedrome before the rains halted competition at the 1/5-mile paved oval. A 50-lap feature is again on tap at the Speedrome this Wednesday night.
USAC INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDROME MIDGET CAR STANDINGS
1. Norm Young 5,890 6. Ron Hamm 2,190 2. Michael Lang 5,010 7. Adam Nuetzel 2,140 3. Daryl Campbell 4,360 8. David Fuhrman 1,950 4. Gregg Cory 3,230 9. Brad Kuhn 1,530 5. A.J. Davis 2,210 10. Sean Smith 1,390
16TH STREET SPEEDWAY MIDGET CAR STANDINGS
1. Ron Smoker 161 6. Roy Caruthers 71 2. Critter Malone 134 7. Rick Vaughn 69 3. John Wolfe 108 8. Michael Lang 61 4. Andy Pierce 106 9. Jerry Coons, Jr. 53 5. Steve Knepper 86 10. Barry Reed 50