CRS: Washington Skagit report

Kruseman, Gardner Take Skagit CRA Features Cory Kruseman and Damion Gardner scored Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Car wins Friday and Saturday nights as USAC dirt-track sprint racing debuted in the state of Washington. Kruseman, of Ventura, Calif.,...

Kruseman, Gardner Take Skagit CRA Features

Cory Kruseman and Damion Gardner scored Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Car wins Friday and Saturday nights as USAC dirt-track sprint racing debuted in the state of Washington.

Kruseman, of Ventura, Calif., won Friday night's 30-lapper at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., leading the final 18 laps in his La Villa Restaurant/Agromin Stinger/Priestley. He was trailed by Jordan Hermansader, Danny Sheridan, Jason Statler and Peter Murphy. Hermansader led the first 12 laps.

Gardner, of Concord, Calif., led all 40 laps of Saturday night's race at Skagit in his Temecula Valley Pipe & Supply/Arizona Race Mart John Boy/Shaver. Series point leader Rip Williams finished second ahead of Mike Kirby, Statler and Bobby Cody.

Williams' second and seventh-place finishes left him with a 26-point lead over Gardner, who finished 10th in Friday's main event.

The Valvoline USAC/CRA Sprint Cars now gear up for this Saturday night's event at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. A 30-lap feature is on tap at the 1/2-mile dirt oval.

VALVOLINE USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1.-Rip Williams-873
2.-Damion Gardner-847
3.-Mike Kirby-801
4.-Troy Rutherford-675
5.-Tony Jones-573
6.-Steve Ostling-476
7.-Greg Bragg-472
8.-Cory Kruseman-470
9.-Brian Venard-461
10.-Jordan Hermansader-439

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Series USAC
Drivers Tony Jones , Cory Kruseman , Rip Williams , Damion Gardner , Greg Bragg , Troy Rutherford , Danny Sheridan , Jason Statler , Peter Murphy
Teams Williams