FF: California Series: Irwindale season finale recap

Ryan Pace notches initial Ford Focus win in 2003 finale Ryan Pace of Arroyo Grande, Calif. recorded his initial USAC feature victory Thursday night at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway, winning the 30-lap USAC California Ford Focus Midget...

Ryan Pace notches initial Ford Focus win in 2003 finale

Ryan Pace of Arroyo Grande, Calif. recorded his initial USAC feature victory Thursday night at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway, winning the 30-lap USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car race on the 1/3-mile paved oval.

Pace led all but three laps in his Pace Motorsports Beast to beat Garratt Boyden, Todd Hunsaker, Chris Rahe and Eric Pace.

Hunsaker, who ended up as the California South Ford Focus Champion, was the fastest qualifier for the Focus portion of the 63rd Mopar "Turkey Night Grand Prix" program.

Hunsaker and Josh Lakatos, who failed to finish Thursday's race, will be honored as USAC 2003 Ford Focus Champions this Friday at USAC's "Champions Night" in Indianapolis, Ind. Lakatos won the California North Ford Focus title.

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES FINAL STANDINGS
1. Todd Hunsaker-952
2. Ryan Kaplan-807
3. Josh Lakatos-797
4. Bobby McGowan-785
5. Garratt Boyden-712
6. Bradley Galedrige-708
7. Chris Rahe-673
8. Steve Davis-627
9. Ashley Walker-573
10. Eric Pace-554

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Series USAC
Drivers Chris Rahe , Josh Lakatos , Ryan Kaplan