WM: Belleville recap 2005-08-01

FLOCK MAINTAINS WESTERN MIDGET LEAD AFTER BELLEVILLE SERIES "IDLE" UNTIL AUGUST 27 Robby Flock of Murrieta, Calif. continues to lead the USAC Western Midget Car Series points after finishing eighth in Saturday night's 28th Bud...

FLOCK MAINTAINS WESTERN MIDGET LEAD AFTER BELLEVILLE
SERIES "IDLE" UNTIL AUGUST 27

Robby Flock of Murrieta, Calif. continues to lead the USAC Western Midget Car Series points after finishing eighth in Saturday night's 28th Bud Racing "Belleville Midget Nationals" in Kansas. The Western series is idle until an Aug. 27 race at Stockton (Calif.) 99 Speedway.

Flock emerged from the Belleville weekend with a 75-point lead over Jerome Rodela, who finished 13th at Belleville Saturday. The two finished fifth and seventh at the 1/2-mile dirt Belleville oval on Friday night.

Eight of the "top-10" in the Western standings competed at Belleville as a half-dozen drivers from western states populated the "top-10," led by Arizona's Jerry Coons, Jr., winner of the race.

Coons, of Tucson, Ariz., led all 40 laps of Saturday night's Belleville finale to beat Davey Ray, Johnny Rodriguez, Danny Stratton and Tracy Hines. Coons also finished second Friday behind 25-lap race winner Dave Darland. Ray, Hines and Flock rounded out the "top-five" on Friday.

Tuesday night's Pepsi "Mid-Summer Nationals" at Eagle Raceway in Lincoln, Neb. was rained out.

USAC WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1.-Robby Flock-557
2.-Jerome Rodela-482
3.-Tyler Brown-418
4.-Garrett Hansen-404
5.-Stephen Graves-377
6.-Ryan Kaplan-369
7.-Chris Rahe-304
8.-Dallen McKenney-292
9.-Scott Pierovich-268
10.-Brad Galedrige-265

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Series USAC
Drivers Dave Darland , Tracy Hines , Johnny Rodriguez , Jerry Coons , Davey Ray , Chris Rahe , Robby Flock , Ryan Kaplan , Scott Pierovich , Garrett Hansen , Danny Stratton