FF: CP: Final race recap, 2005 standings

HARRIS WRAPS UP CALIFORNIA PAVEMENT FOCUS TITLE AS MOON SHINES AT IRWINDALE INDIANAPOLIS -- In one of the tightest battles in the four-year history of USAC Ford Focus Midget racing, Alex Harris of Simi Valley, Calif. triumphed by 15 points over...

HARRIS WRAPS UP CALIFORNIA PAVEMENT FOCUS TITLE AS MOON SHINES AT IRWINDALE

INDIANAPOLIS -- In one of the tightest battles in the four-year history of USAC Ford Focus Midget racing, Alex Harris of Simi Valley, Calif. triumphed by 15 points over Audra Sasselli in the season finale Thursday at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway during the annual "Turkey Night Grand Prix."

Having come into the event with three previous Irwindale victories in 2005 and a six-point lead over Sasselli, Harris drove his No. 54 Quality Communities/West Valley Grinding TCR/Ford Focus to fourth place Thursday behind winner Benny Moon to beat Sasselli and Chase Barber in a battle separated by no more than 14 points since July.

Moon secured his third victory of the season, driving the No. 3 Ron Sutton Winner's Circle Stealth/Ford Focus to the 30-lap victory on the third-mile after taking the lead from Barber on Lap 2.

Fast qualifier Casey Riggs was second, while Ricky Ehrgott, Harris and Barber rounded out the Top 5. Sasselli was seventh.

Sasselli was second and Barber third in the final points.

<pre> FINAL USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS PAVEMENT MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS 1. Alex Harris 746 2. Audra Sasselli 731 3. Chase Barber 720 4. Benny Moon 692 5. Robbie Whitchurch 655 6. Jace Meier 650 7. Chris Veach 591 8. Jeff Sakowicz 560 9. Lindsay Kernohan 482 10. Cameron Veach 419

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Series USAC
Drivers Ricky Ehrgott , Casey Riggs , Robbie Whitchurch