WS: Carson City: Weekend update 2002-08-12

ELLISON TOPS CARSON CITY SPRINTS REGIONAL SERIES CONTINUES AT MADERA SATURDAY Todd Ellison of West Jordan, Utah captured Saturday night's USAC Western/Western Regional Sprint Car race at Champion Speedway in Carson City, Nev. He enters this ...

ELLISON TOPS CARSON CITY SPRINTS REGIONAL SERIES CONTINUES AT MADERA SATURDAY

Todd Ellison of West Jordan, Utah captured Saturday night's USAC Western/Western Regional Sprint Car race at Champion Speedway in Carson City, Nev. He enters this Saturday night's "regional" event at the Madera (Calif.) Speedway on a two-race winning streak, having also won at Madera August 3.

Ellison, USAC's 2000 Western Sprint Car Champion, led all 50 laps in his Central Body Shop/Aero-Jet Service Chevy/Beast. He was trailed to the finish line by Regional point leader Tony Hunt, Western point leader Chad Nichols, Bryan Bullard and Brian McClish.

Nichols was the fastest qualifier and now enjoys a 17-point lead over Tim Barber in the Western Sprint Car standings going into an August 31 race at Tucson (Ariz.) Raceway Park. Barber finished sixth at Carson City.

Hunt emerged from Saturday's race with a 57-point "regional" lead over Bullard going into this Saturday night's "regional" race at the Madera (Calif.) Speedway. A 30-lap feature is on tap at the 1/3-mile paved oval.

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Chad Nichols 423
2. Tim Barber 406
3. Tony Hunt 398
4. Todd Ellison 393
5. Rick Hendrix 373
6. Scott Hansen 361
7. Brian McClish 334
8. Mike Aaby, Jr. 298
9. Mike Ford 227
10. Bryan Bullard 215

USAC WESTERN REGIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Tony Hunt 408
2. Bryan Bullard 351
3. Shauna Hogg 337
4. Brian McClish 278
5. Jeff Gardner 250
6. Scott Hansen 235
7. Bobby McMahan 231
8. Tony Iacobitti 213
9. Brad Bumgarner 206
10. Todd Ellison 204

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Series USAC
Drivers Tim Barber , Tony Hunt , Rick Hendrix , Bobby McMahan , Brad Bumgarner , Scott Hansen