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37TH "TONY HULMAN CLASSIC" NEXT FOR SPRINTS; WALKER DOES PATENTED "FLIP" AFTER IOWA VICTORY! Darren Hagen continues to lead the 2007 Lucas Oil USAC National Sprint Car standings after finishing sixth in Saturday's "Casey's ...

37TH "TONY HULMAN CLASSIC" NEXT FOR SPRINTS; WALKER DOES PATENTED "FLIP" AFTER IOWA VICTORY!

Darren Hagen continues to lead the 2007 Lucas Oil USAC National Sprint Car standings after finishing sixth in Saturday's "Casey's General Stores USAC Triple Crown" race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. He takes a 20-point lead over Kevin Swindell into the 37th "Tony Hulman Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track May 19.

Tyler Walker of Los Angeles, Calif. drove a Kasey Kahne-owned car to victory at Iowa, leading the final 17 laps after passing Hagen on lap nine in his Mopar/Open Joist Beast/Mopar. Marc Jessup took second ahead of Dave Steele, Swindell and Bobby East.

Hagen led the opening lap and Jessup led the next four. Hagen took the point on lap six but yielded to Walker on lap nine. Hagen.

In victory lane, Walker, who is competing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series this year, did his patented "flip" for photographers and spectators. The victory was his first in USAC competition since winning a 2004 Silver Crown race at Tulsa, Okla.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Kevin Swindell , Kasey Kahne , Dave Steele , Bobby East , Tyler Walker , Marc Jessup , Darren Hagen