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Hendrix eyes Western Sprint lead at Stockton Defending USAC Western Sprint Car Champion Rick Hendrix will try to regain the lead in the 2003 series standings this Saturday night in the DuWayne Starr Classic at Stockton (Calif.) 99 ...

Hendrix eyes Western Sprint lead at Stockton

Defending USAC Western Sprint Car Champion Rick Hendrix will try to regain the lead in the 2003 series standings this Saturday night in the DuWayne Starr Classic at Stockton (Calif.) 99 Speedway.

Hendrix trails Tracy Hines and Tony Stewart in the current standings but did not compete in the last USAC Sprint race at Stockton, a 2000 race won by Davey Hamilton.

Practice at Stockton gets under way at 3 pm and the feature event is a 40-lapper.

Drivers will be aiming at Burney Lamar's 1-lap Stockton track qualifying record of 12.982 seconds when time trials start on the 1/4-mile pavement.

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1. Tracy Hines 66
2. Tony Stewart 64
3. Rick Hendrix 63
4. Michael Lewis 62
5. Bud Kaeding 54
6. Jason Leffler 50
7. Jim Waters 48
8. Jeff Gardner 43
9. Tony Hunt 42
10. Shauna Hogg 41

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Series USAC
Drivers Tony Stewart , Jason Leffler , Davey Hamilton , Michael Lewis , Tracy Hines , Bud Kaeding , Burney Lamar , Tony Hunt , Rick Hendrix