FF: Races summary, previews 2004-08-30

Chris Rahe of Placentia, Calif. extended his lead in the California Ford Focus South standings Saturday night, leading the final 10 laps to win the 20-lap race at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Rahe hopes to repeat that win when the...

Chris Rahe of Placentia, Calif. extended his lead in the California Ford Focus South standings Saturday night, leading the final 10 laps to win the 20-lap race at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Rahe hopes to repeat that win when the series ventures to Ventura (Calif.) Raceway this Saturday night in conjunction with the Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Cars.

Rahe passed Bobby Michnowicz on the 11th lap at Perris and led the rest of the way in his Penelite Engineering/JMI Stealth. He was followed by Michnowicz, Ryan Pace, Cal Smith and Eric Pace. Josh Lakatos led the opening lap before yielding to Michnowicz.

USAC Ford Focus Midget racing occurs in five different states this weekend, beginning with Friday night's 30-lap Midwest race at the Gas City (IN) I-69 Speedway. The race is a hold-over from a pair of earlier rainouts and is expected to start at about 7:30 pm. The Midwest Series continues with a 30-lapper at Red Hill Raceway in Sumner, Ill. on Saturday night. Tate Martz holds a 47-point lead over Rex Norris III entrering the two races.

The Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus Series, presented by Calico Coatings, continues Saturday night and Monday afternoon respectively at South Boston, Va. and Hickory, N.C. A 25-lap Lucas Oil Challenge feature is scheduled Friday at South Boston Speedway and a pair of Real Race Cars, Inc. Inversion Challenge 25-lappers are on tap Sunday at Hickory Motor Speedway. The Hickory program has racing at 3 pm and the second of the two features is a non-points special event. The California South Series visits the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway as mentioned earlier.

USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Tate Martz-802
2.-Rex Norris III-755
3.-Jordan Noblitt-731
4.-Ryan Litt-729
5.-Brad Loyet-698
6.-Joshua Clemons-600
7.-Travis Young-596
8.-Brice Kenyon-592
9.-Jimmy Light-547
10.-Willie Magrell-502

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS NORTH MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Bradley Galedrige-866
2.-Chris Rahe-793
3.-Chase Barber-617
4.-Josh Lakatos-617
5.-Bobby McGowan-600
6.-Audra Sasselli-562
7.-Eric Pace-552
8.-Ryan Pace-494
9.-Bobby Michnowicz-492
10.-Nick Morago-453

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS SOUTH MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Chris Rahe-658
2.-Bradley Galedrige-580
3.-Chase Barber-570
4.-Bobby Michnowicz-562
5.-Josh Lakatos-522
6.-Bobby McGowan-492
7.-Ryan Pace-467
8.-Cal Smith-392
9.-Eric Pace-383
10.-J.R. Williams-322

USAC CAROLINA/VIRGINIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Chase Scott-624
2.-Michael Ward-525
3.-Robbie Ray-469
4.-Michael Sboro-434
5.-Sam Beam-424
6.-Kevin Conway-416
7.-Aron Oakley-382
8.-Danny Bopp-350
9.-Brit Andersen-341
10.-Ginny Quinones-305

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Series USAC
Drivers Kevin Conway , Chris Rahe , Josh Lakatos , Jimmy Light , Jordan Noblitt , Chase Scott , Brad Loyet , Bobby Michnowicz , Robbie Ray
Teams Williams