WM: Perris II: Event preview

Flock, Rodela Continue Western Midget Battle At Perris Three-time USAC Western Midget Car Champion Robby Flock and relative newcomer Jerome Rodela continue their battle for the USAC Western Midget Car Series Championship this Saturday night at...

Flock, Rodela Continue Western Midget Battle At Perris

Three-time USAC Western Midget Car Champion Robby Flock and relative newcomer Jerome Rodela continue their battle for the USAC Western Midget Car Series Championship this Saturday night at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.

Flock, of Murietta, Calif., who earned titles in 1993, 1989 and 1986, leads Rodela, of El Monte, Calif., by 13 points going into the Perris event, which offers a total of 72 points. Third-ranking Danny Stratton of Riverside, Calif. is also mathematically able to challenge for the series point lead at Perris, 42 points behind Flock in third place in the standings.

A 30-lap feature is on tap at the 1/2-mile dirt Perris oval. Flock won the August race at Perris, with Rodela finishing second and Stratton 16th.

USAC WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1. Robby Flock 667
2. Jerome Rodela 654
3. Danny Stratton 625
4. Wally Pankratz 558
5. Shane Scully 538
6. Van Knill 385
7. Josh Wise 366
8. Matt Rossi 349
9. Jimmy Christian 342
10. Dallen McKenney 341

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Series USAC
Drivers Josh Wise , Wally Pankratz , Robby Flock , Danny Stratton