WM: TQ: Western Series weekend report 2000-05-15

Ronnie Day of Salinas, Calif. and Walt Johnson of North Hollywood, Calif. scored USAC MCI WorldCom feature victories Saturday night in events at different race tracks. Day drove the John Lawson/Van Buerden Insurance Special to...

Ronnie Day of Salinas, Calif. and Walt Johnson of North Hollywood, Calif. scored USAC MCI WorldCom feature victories Saturday night in events at different race tracks.

Day drove the John Lawson/Van Buerden Insurance Special to victory in the 30-lap Midget Car race at Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif. He led all 30 laps to beat Rick Hendrix, Matt Streeter, Mike Figgliomeni and Shane Scully to the checkered flag. Robert Dolacki posted the fastest qualifying time, while heats went to Figgliomeni, Derrick Hearron and Scully.

The USAC MCI WorldCom Western Midget Car Series continues with another 30-lap feature on tap this Saturday night at the 1/2-mile dirt Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.

Johnson emerged the winner of Saturday night's 20-lap TQ Midget Car feature at the Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway, leading the final 11 laps after passing Todd Hunsaker on lap 10. Hunsaker and West Evans flipped during the feature but escaped injury.

The TQ Midget Cars are now idle until a June 17 race at Perris, Calif.

<pre> USAC MCI WORLDCOM MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Bobby Boone 343 2. Shane Scully 312 3. Rick Hendrix 311 4. Steve Paden 308 5. Danny Ebberts 305 6. Thomas Meseraull 297 7. Wally Pankratz 279 8. Kasey Kahne 233 9. Bryan Stanfill 223 10. Ryan Newman 217

USAC MCI WORLDCOM TQ MIDGET CAR SERIES STANDINGS

1. Greg Edenholm 286 2. Walt Johnson 273 3. J.J. Ercse 271 4. Todd Hunsaker 257 5. Ron Wade 247 6. West Evans 230 7. Ron Ahrendt 178 8. Steve Parke 161 9. Steve Lambert 157 10. Gene Godepski 155

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Series USAC
Drivers Steve Park , Ryan Newman , Kasey Kahne , Danny Ebberts , Steve Paden , Wally Pankratz , Bryan Stanfill , Rick Hendrix , Matt Streeter , Thomas Meseraull