WESTERN IGNITES AT BAKERSFIELD SATURDAY;
DAWSON #1 AT LVMS, 13 FOR GOETZ IN WASHINGTON
Honda USAC Ignite Midget racing centers on this Saturday’s race at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Jarid Blondel (Western) and Cory Elliott (Western Dirt) are the respective point leaders heading into Bakersfield.
Bryant Dawson of Phoenix, Ariz. won Saturday night’s Honda USAC Western Ignite Pavement feature at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring. He took the lead from Blondel on lap 27 and led the final four laps to beat Shawn Buckley, Cody Jessop, Ron Hazelton and Michael Fanelli. Jessop led the first three laps and Blondel the next 23.
The Western pavement series resumes October 25 at the LVMS oval.
Honda USAC Washington Ignite Midget point leader Chase Goetz posted his 13th feature win of the year Saturday night, leading all 25 laps at Grays Harbor Raceway. Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame fast qualifier Garrett Thomas finished second ahead of Ariel Biggs, Madison Hess and Jeremy Miller. Tristin Thomas was the NWSPRINTCARHISTORY Rookie of the Race and Michael Millard was the SPEEDMART Hard Charger.
The Washington series continues September 28 at the Elma oval.