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"Vukovich Classic" Sprints To Lewis! Western Sprints Make Shasta Debut Saturday Defending USAC Valvoline Western Sprint Car Champion Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind. is undefeated in this year's series, wheeling his Western Speed...

"Vukovich Classic" Sprints To Lewis!
Western Sprints Make Shasta Debut Saturday

Defending USAC Valvoline Western Sprint Car Champion Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind. is undefeated in this year's series, wheeling his Western Speed Racing Team ASE/Snap-On Eagle/Wesmar to victory in Saturday night's "Vukovich Classic" 40-lapper at Madera (Calif.) Speedway.

Lewis passed Jeff Gardner on lap 13 and led the rest of the way to beat Tony Hunt, Brad Bumgarner, Jeff Gardner and Chad Nichols. Lewis, the fastest qualifier, also won at Madera on April 24.

The Western Sprint cars head for Anderson, Calif. for this Saturday night's debut at Shasta Speedway. A 40-lap feature is planned at the 1/3-mile paved oval.

Lewis leads former Western Sprint Car Champ Hunt by only seven points going into the Anderson program.

Chad Nichols led the first four laps at Madera, relinquishing the lead to former series titlist Jeff Gardner for laps 5-12.

USAC VALVOLINE WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Michael Lewis-140
2.-Tony Hunt-133
3.-Brad Bumgarner-114
4.-Jeff Gardner-109
5.-Greg Anderson-95
6.-Bryan Bullard-91
7.-Michael Trimble-84
8.-Tim Barber-74
9.-Brian McClish-73
10.-Michael Newman-72

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Series USAC
Drivers Greg Anderson , Michael Lewis , Tim Barber , Tony Hunt , Brad Bumgarner