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Bullard 1st At Carson City; Gardner Now 3 Ahead Of Hunt Bryan Bullard of Orangevale, Calif. won Saturday night's USAC Western Sprint Car feature event at Carson Tahoe Champion Speedway in Carson City, Nev., but runner-up Jeff Gardner benefitted...

Bullard 1st At Carson City; Gardner Now 3 Ahead Of Hunt

Bryan Bullard of Orangevale, Calif. won Saturday night's USAC Western Sprint Car feature event at Carson Tahoe Champion Speedway in Carson City, Nev., but runner-up Jeff Gardner benefitted in the standings, regaining the series point lead.

Bullard ran down Gardner on the 31st lap and led the rest of the way to win the 50-lapper in his Bos Sheet Metal/Rex Hutchinson Racing Engines/Torco Oil Chevy/Beast. Trailing second-place Gardner in third was Travis Johnson, with fast qualifier Scott Hansen fourth and Damion Gardner fifth.

Tony Hunt finished sixth at Carson City and now trails Gardner by three points in the battle for the Western title, which shifts to Tucson (Ariz.) Raceway Park for a September 1 race.

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES STANDINGS
1. Jeff Gardner 578
2. Tony Hunt 575
3. Bryan Bullard 438
4. Troy Cline 437
5. Ryan Flynn 433
6. Damion Gardner 413
7. Kevin Kierce 367
8. Bobby McMahan 367
9. John Ryals 352
10. Amy Barnes 281

-USAC

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Series USAC
Drivers Troy Cline , Damion Gardner , John Travis , Tony Hunt , Bobby McMahan , Scott Hansen