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FOCUSES AT LAKE HAVASU CITY SATURDAY; CLARKE TAKES "HOMETOWN" WIN AT VENTURA USAC's California Pavement Ford Focus Series opens its 2008 calendar this Saturday at Havasu 95 Speedway in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. following the...

FOCUSES AT LAKE HAVASU CITY SATURDAY; CLARKE TAKES "HOMETOWN" WIN AT VENTURA

USAC's California Pavement Ford Focus Series opens its 2008 calendar this Saturday at Havasu 95 Speedway in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. following the first race of the California Dirt Focus Series, held last Saturday at Ventura, Calif.

Henry Clarke of Ventura, Calif. scored a hometown victory Saturday night, winning USAC's first Ford Focus feature of the season at Ventura Raceway.

Clarke passed Aaron Schankerman on the sixth lap and led the final 10 laps to beat Schankerman, Walt Johnson, Austin Smith and Nick Carlson. Carlson and Clarke won the heats. Scott Oliver Jr. led the first three laps and Schankerman led the next two.

The accompanying 15-lap USAC Ford Focus Junior feature was won by Tyler Edwards. The next USAC Junior Ford Focus event is April 5 at Ventura.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Henry Clarke , Austin Smith , Tyler Edwards