FF: Weekly racing season news 2007-08-27

USAC/UMARA FINALE SATURDAY, FOCUSES ALSO IN UTAH; CLOUSER, HAACK RECORD WINS AT MORRIS, NEW CASTLE USAC's Utah Developmental and USAC/UMARA Ford Focus series continue this week with respective races at Salt Lake City and ...

USAC/UMARA FINALE SATURDAY, FOCUSES ALSO IN UTAH; CLOUSER, HAACK RECORD WINS AT MORRIS, NEW CASTLE

USAC's Utah Developmental and USAC/UMARA Ford Focus series continue this week with respective races at Salt Lake City and Morris, Ill.

Tim Savage (Utah) and Mario Clouser (USAC/UMARA) lead the standings entering the races at Rocky Mountain Raceways (Utah) and Grundy County Speedway (USAC/UMARA). Both races are set for Saturday night and the race at Grundy County is the USAC/UMARA series finale.

Clouser earned his ninth USAC/UMARA feature victory Saturday night at Grundy County Speedway, taking the 15-lap race in his Illinois Corn Marketing Board Beast. He passed Brad Greenup on lap eight and led the final eight laps to beat Greenup, Mark Wachter, Justin Plunkett and Sara Hyslop.

Craig Haack of Lewisburg, Tenn. led the final 14 laps of Sunday's 25-lap Indiana Ford Focus race at Mount Lawn Speedway in New Castle, Ind. in his Haack Racing/Robertson Drywall Beast. Tyler Irwin, Andy Nock, Steven Mathews and Chett Gehrke followed, with Gehrke extending his series lead to 18 over Eric Fehrman going into the series finales October 6-7 at Anderson, Ind. Fehrman led Sunday's feature but failed to finish.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Chett Gehrke , Mario Clouser