C.J. Johnson Tops ASCS Rocky Mountain Region at Rock Springs ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (June 9, 2007) -- Kansas race C.J. Johnson moved atop the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region point charts by racing to victory lane in...
C.J. Johnson Tops ASCS Rocky Mountain Region at Rock Springs
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (June 9, 2007) -- Kansas race C.J. Johnson moved atop the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region point charts by racing to victory lane in Saturday night's 25-lap feature at Sweetwater Speedway.
Johnson emerged from an early-race battle with defending series champion Patrick Bourke to take command then held on the rest of the way to post his third career series win aboard the Two Dot Tech No. 45x Maxim.
Bourke led the way to the green flag from the pole position and paced the opening six rounds, but it was fifth-starter Johnson on the move.JJohnson raced into the lead on the seventh round, only to have Bourke quickly return the favor.
Johnson raced right back into the lead though and was chased the final 17 circuits by Bourke and Keith Rauch, who rounded out the podium finishers. Chris Adams snared fourth, with Dustin Hall rounding out the top five.
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Results from Sweetwater Speedway:
Heat Winners: Keith Rauch, C.J. Johnson.
Pole Dash: 1. 4-Chris Adams, 2. 27-Patrick Bourke, 3. 45x-C.J. Johnson, 4. 71-Keith Rauch, 5. 74u-Dustin Hall, 6. 71x-John Jacob.
b^0x001cA" Feature (25 Laps): 1. 45x-C.J. Johnson, 2. 27-Patrick Bourke, 3. 71-Keith Rauch, 4. 4-Chris Adams, 5. 74u-Dustin Hall, 6. 11-Chad Corken, 7. 93-Bob Schaeffer, 8. 77-Mark Sweet, 9. 31-Josh Flood, 10. 71x-John Jacob, 11. 91-Ray Bergener, 12. 1-Nick Haygood, 13. 47u-J.D. Hall.
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Points (Top Ten): 1. C.J. Johnson 564, 2. Patrick Bourke 538, 3. Keith Rauch 516, 4. Stu Snyder 432, 5. Mike Peters 420, 6. Mike Chadd 416, 7. Garry Lee Maier 410, 8. Don Droud, Jr., 404, 9. Josh Flood 392, 10. Derek Drown 384.