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WESTERN MIDGETS AT KINGS SPEEDWAY AUGUST 23; GREWOHL SURPRISES FIELD IN ALTAMONT 30-LAPPER Nic Faas has a healthy point lead in the new USAC Western Midget standings following his third-place finish at Altamont Raceway Park in...

WESTERN MIDGETS AT KINGS SPEEDWAY AUGUST 23; GREWOHL SURPRISES FIELD IN ALTAMONT 30-LAPPER

Nic Faas has a healthy point lead in the new USAC Western Midget standings following his third-place finish at Altamont Raceway Park in Tracy, Calif. Saturday night.

Bobby Grewohl of Hollister, Calif. trailed Michael Faccinto for 25 laps then grabbed the lead ant Tracy and led the final five laps to win the 30-lap Western Midget race over Paul Zimmerly, Faas, Daniel Bedford and Steve Mathews.

The victory came in Grewohl's first 2008 start. His only previous series victory came in 2006b at Madera Speedway.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Bobby Grewohl , Nic Faas