CRA: Perris recap, champion crowned

KRUSEMAN NAILS DOWN CRA TITLE AT PERRIS;TONY JONES GRABS "KINDOLL CLASSIC" FINALE Cory Kruseman of Ventura, Calif. and Tony Jones of Norco, Calif. shared the spotlight Saturday night as the 2006 USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series ...

KRUSEMAN NAILS DOWN CRA TITLE AT PERRIS;TONY JONES GRABS "KINDOLL CLASSIC" FINALE

Cory Kruseman of Ventura, Calif. and Tony Jones of Norco, Calif. shared the spotlight Saturday night as the 2006 USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series concluded at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.

Kruseman secured the series championship while Jones sped to victory in the 40-lap "Kindoll Classic" at the 1/2-mile dirt oval.

Jones passed Mike Spencer on lap 31 and led the final 10 laps in his La Villa Restaurant/Communication Innovations DRC/RC Performance machine. Kruseman led the first 25 laps and finished second ahead of Danny Sheridan, Levi Jones and Damion Gardner. Kruseman finished the season with a 111-point cushion over defending titlist Gardner.

Mike Spencer also led five laps of Saturday's race but yielded to Jones with 10 laps to go.

<pre> FINAL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS 1. Cory Kruseman 2,083 2. Damion Gardner 1,972 3. Tony Jones 1,913 4. Mike Spencer 1,773 5. Danny Sheridan 1,655 6. Rip Williams 1,252 7. Blake Miller 1,200 8. Josh Ford 1,073 9. David Cardey 1,069 10. Rickie Gaunt 981

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Tony Jones , Cory Kruseman , Levi Jones , Rip Williams , Josh Ford , Damion Gardner , Mike Spencer , Danny Sheridan
Teams Williams