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WESTERN MIDGETS AT VENTURA APRIL 7; STRATTON TAKES BAKERSFIELD 30-LAPPER Chris Rahe of Placentia, Calif. is the new leader in the USAC Western Midget Series after his second-place finish behind Danny Stratton in last Saturday night's 30-lap race...

WESTERN MIDGETS AT VENTURA APRIL 7; STRATTON TAKES BAKERSFIELD 30-LAPPER

Chris Rahe of Placentia, Calif. is the new leader in the USAC Western Midget Series after his second-place finish behind Danny Stratton in last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway.

Rahe holds a 13-point edge over Stratton going into an April 7 race at the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway.

Stratton trailed Rahe for the first 20 laps at Bakersfield, then led the final 10 laps in his Hammer Homes/Great Westerm Building Materials Spike/Esslinger to beat Rahe, Nathan High, Greg Bragg and Josh Wise. Stratton was also the fastest Bakersfield qualifier.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Chris Rahe , Greg Bragg , Danny Stratton