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CLAUSON ADDS IOWA SPRINT WIN TO USAC "STREAK" Newton, Iowa.......Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, Ind. continued his winning ways in USAC-sanctioned racing Saturday at Iowa Speedway, leading the final five laps to win the Casey's General Stores...

CLAUSON ADDS IOWA SPRINT WIN TO USAC "STREAK"

Newton, Iowa.......Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, Ind. continued his winning ways in USAC-sanctioned racing Saturday at Iowa Speedway, leading the final five laps to win the Casey's General Stores USAC Triple Crown Pride of Iowa USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car 50-lapper at the 7/8-mile paved oval.

Clauson caught Bobby Santos on lap 46 and led to the checkered flag in his Rotondo Weirich/Benic Enterprises Maxim/Gaerte Chevy. Santos, who had won the preceding 30-lap USAC Midget race, led 12 laps but finished second, ahead of Jerry Coons Jr., Tracy Hines and Levi Jones.

Series point leader Damion Gardner finished seventh. Shane Hmiel, who broke the World's Sprint Car qualifying record with a qualifying lap of 146.444 mph to win the pole, led 33 laps but lost an engine in the closing laps of the race.

-source: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Shane Hmiel , Tracy Hines , Levi Jones , Bryan Clauson , Damion Gardner , Bobby Santos , Jerry Coons Jr.