FF: California series Ventura wrap up/Bakersfield preview

Danny Stratton of Fontana, Calif., runner-up to Robby Flock in last year's USAC Western Midget Car Series, recorded his initial victory in the USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car Series Saturday night, taking the 20-lapper at the Ventura...

Danny Stratton of Fontana, Calif., runner-up to Robby Flock in last year's USAC Western Midget Car Series, recorded his initial victory in the USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car Series Saturday night, taking the 20-lapper at the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway.

Stratton led all 20 laps in the Schankerman Special to beat Ryan Kaplan, Chris Rahe, Garrett Hansen and Bobby Michnowicz to the checkered flag.

USAC California South Ford Focus point leader Todd Hunsaker finished sixth and now leads Kaplan by 100 points in the series standings going into this Saturday night's program at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway.

Garratt Boyden was the fastest Ventura qualifier, but heats went to Bradley Galedrige, Ryan Pace and Chris Rahe.

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

SOUTH SERIES
1. Todd Hunsaker 731
2. Ryan Kaplan 631
3. Josh Lakatos 625
4. Bobby McGowan 587
5. Garratt Boyden 556

NORTH SERIES
1. Garratt Boyden 453
2. Josh Lakatos 446
3. Ryan Kaplan 424
4. Bradley Galedrige 357
5. Todd Hunsaker 325

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Series USAC
Drivers Chris Rahe , Robby Flock , Josh Lakatos , Ryan Kaplan , Garrett Hansen , Bobby Michnowicz , Danny Stratton