CRA: Perris recap

Adam Mitchell Surprises Perris CRA Field "Firecracker 50" on Tap July 2-3 Adam Mitchell of Escondido, Calif. scored a surprise 30-lap feature victory in Saturday night's Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Car feature at the Perris (Calif.)...

Adam Mitchell Surprises Perris CRA Field
"Firecracker 50" on Tap July 2-3

Adam Mitchell of Escondido, Calif. scored a surprise 30-lap feature victory in Saturday night's Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Car feature at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.

Mitchell put his Electrotech/Temecula Valley Pipe Avenger/RC Performance machine in front on the opening lap and never trailed, leading Cory Kruseman, Rip Williams, Tony Jones and Mike Spencer to the checkered flag.

Williams had flipped during the fourth heat but came back to finished second in the semi and his third-place feature finish enabled him to retain a 51-point advantage over Damion Gardner in the new standings going into this Saturday night's 30-lapper at the 1/2-mile dirt track.

VALVOLINE USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Rip Williams-652
2.-Damion Gardner-601
3.-Mike Kirby-578
4.-Troy Rutherford-557
5.-Tony Jones-398
6.-Cory Kruseman-378
7.-Steve Ostling-376
8.-Brian Venard-370
9.-Jeremy Sherman-342
10.-Greg Bragg-334

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Series USAC
Drivers Tony Jones , Cory Kruseman , Rip Williams , Damion Gardner , Mike Spencer , Greg Bragg , Troy Rutherford
Teams Williams