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SPRINT CARS HEAD FOR "UNPREDICTABLE" BLOOMINGTON FRIDAY; EAST 10TH "NIEBEL CLASSIC" WINNER IN 10 YEARS! The USAC National Sprint Car Series heads for Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway Friday night and if past history plays a part it's anybody's guess...

SPRINT CARS HEAD FOR "UNPREDICTABLE" BLOOMINGTON FRIDAY; EAST 10TH "NIEBEL CLASSIC" WINNER IN 10 YEARS!

The USAC National Sprint Car Series heads for Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway Friday night and if past history plays a part it's anybody's guess who might win.

Twenty-seven USAC races at the quarter-mile dirt oval have produced 23 different winners since Bob Tattersall's 1970 Midget victory. Tony Elliott (3), Russ Gamester and Kevin Briscoe are the only multiple race winners at the track under USAC sanction.

Current National Sprint Car point leader Dave Darland, who finished 15th Saturday night at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway, won at Bloomington in 2007, while Jerry Coons Jr., who was fifth at Anderson, won last year's "Indiana Sprint Week" feature at Bloomington.

Bobby East of Brownsburg, Ind. became the 10th different winner in 10 "Glen Niebel Classics," leading the final 89 laps to win Saturday night's 100-lap Anderson feature. Driving the Klatt Enterprises Club Sport/Ford Racing Beast Ford, East started sixth as the fastest qualifier but caught early leader Bobby Santos III on lap 12 and lapped everybody but second-place finisher Tracy Hines in the race, which had no yellows and was completed in a track-record time of under 20 minutes! Santos finished third, ahead of Levi Jones and Coons Jr.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Dave Darland , Tracy Hines , Bobby East , Russ Gamester , Levi Jones , Bobby Santos III , Jerry Coons Jr.