DAVEY HAMILTON A WINNER IN CARSON CITY WESTERN MIDGET CARS, TQs HEAD FOR VENTURA SATURDAY Indy Racing League veteran Davey Hamilton led all 30 laps to win Saturday night's Western Sprint Car feature at Silver State Raceway in Carson...
DAVEY HAMILTON A WINNER IN CARSON CITY WESTERN MIDGET CARS, TQs HEAD FOR VENTURA SATURDAY
Indy Racing League veteran Davey Hamilton led all 30 laps to win Saturday night's Western Sprint Car feature at Silver State Raceway in Carson City, Nev. Hamilton drove the Consani Racing Special to victory over series point leader Bud Kaeding, 1998 USAC MCI WorldCom Western Midget Champ Rick Hendrix, Bobby Graham and Mike McCreary. Kaeding continues to lead the Western Sprint Car standings going into a July 24 event at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City, Utah. Heat race winners at Carson City included Ivan Worden, Danny Burton and Jimmy Sills, while Graham won the semi. Todd Ellison was the fastest of 26 qualifiers. The MCI WorldCom USAC Western Midget Car and TQ Midget Car Series resume action this weekend at the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway in a "doubleheader" on the 1/5-mile dirt oval. A 20-lap TQ and 30-lap Midget Car feature are planned. Marc DeBeaumont of Clayton, Calif. (Midget Car) and Randi Pankratz of Bradley, Calif. (TQ Midget Car) are the respective series point leaders.
MCI WORLDCOM WESTERN MIDGET CAR STANDINGS
1. Marc DeBeaumont 350 6. Steve Paden 178 2. Shane Scully 283 7. Rick Hendrix 154 3. Alex Harris 271 8. Jimmy Sills 138 4. Bobby Boone 188 9. Jason Leffler 133 5. Wally Pankratz 185 10. Billy Felts, Jr. 115
MCI WORLDCOM TQ MIDGET CAR STANDINGS
1. Randi Pankratz 166 6. West Evans 86 2. Joshua Wise 160 7. Ron Wade 86 3. Greg Edenholm 147 8. Gene Godepski 85 4. Walt Johnson 112 9. Tony Villelli 79 5. Todd Hunsaker 97 10. Kevin Wybenga 76
WESTERN SPRINT CAR STANDINGS
1. Bud Kaeding 468 6. Curtis Brown 270 2. Rick Williams 365 7. Mike Boat 267 3. Rick Hendrix 360 8. Dave Fitzgerald 263 4. Bobby McMahan 340 9. Tony Hunt 220 5. Jeff Gardner 299 10. Todd Ellison 218