WM: TQ: Bakersfield report 2001-07-23

Larry Brown of Bakersfield, Calif. and West Evans of Moorpark, Calif. scored their initial USAC feature victories in Saturday night's "doubleheader" racing program at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway! Brown has been competing in...

Larry Brown of Bakersfield, Calif. and West Evans of Moorpark, Calif. scored their initial USAC feature victories in Saturday night's "doubleheader" racing program at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway!

Brown has been competing in the Western WorldCom Midget Car Series since 1991 and Evans has competed in the WorldCom TQ Midget Cars since 1988 but both ended up in victory lane at the 1/3-mile dirt Bakersfield oval.

Brown led all 30 laps to beat Midget Car series point leader Danny Ebberts, fast qualifier Thomas Meseraull, Danny Stratton and Shane Scully, while Evans led all 20 laps of the TQ Midget Car feature to beat series point leader Walt Johnson, Chris Hedge, Chuck West and Ron Ahrendt.

Ebberts leads Alex Harris (sixth at Bakersfield) by only seven points going into the July 31 USAC WorldCom National/Western Midget Car race at Eagle Raceway in Lincoln, Neb., while Johnson leads Steve Lambert (12th at Bakersfield) by 46 points in the TQ standings.

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USAC WORLDCOM WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Danny Ebberts 623 2. Alex Harris 616 3. Josh Wise 526 4. Thomas Meseraull 488 5. Wally Pankratz 481 6. Shane Scully 446 7. Matt Streeter 426 8. Robby Flock 340 9. Danny Stratton 299 10. Derrick Hearron 269

USAC WORLDCOM TQ MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Walt Johnson 312 2. Steve Lambert 266 3. Todd Hunsaker 252 4. Ron Ahrendt 236 5. Steve Davis 229 6. Jim Adams 198 7. West Evans 167 8. Greg Edenholm 167 9. Michael Bliffen 144 10. James Styer 143

-USAC

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Series USAC
Drivers Danny Ebberts , Jim Adams , Josh Wise , Wally Pankratz , Robby Flock , Matt Streeter , Danny Stratton , Thomas Meseraull