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BRECKENRIDGE GETS USAC VICTORY #1 AT LAS VEGAS

Christine Breckenridge poses with her parents after winning at LVMS. Christine Breckenridge poses with her parents after winning at LVMS.

 

BRECKENRIDGE GETS USAC VICTORY #1 AT LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas, NV……..Christine Breckenridge of Irvine, Calif. became the 26th female driver to win a USAC feature race by taking Saturday’s 30-lap Western HPD Midget feature at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring. She passed fast qualifier Michael Fanelli on lap 11 and led the rest of the way to beat Jeff Kelley, Fanelli, Shane Buckley and Marina Turner. She’s the first female USAC feature winner in nearly a year.

HPD USAC WESTERN PAVEMENT MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 5, 2014 – Las Vegas, Nevada – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Michael Fanelli, 19, Fanelli-15.417; 2. Christine Breckenridge, 26, Breckenridge-15.534; 3. Jeff Kelley, 55x, Kelley-15.600; 4. Shawn Buckley, 7, Buckley-15.652; 5. Marina Turner, 98t, Turner-16.051; 6. Ashley Hazelton, 32, Hazelton-16.173; 7. Joel Rayborne, 2U, USAC-17.453; 8. Jaime Belfiore, 11 Belfiore-NT

FIRST HEAT: (8 Laps) 1. Kelley, 2. Fanelli, 3. Turner. NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 Laps) 1. Breckenridge, 2. Buckley, 3. Hazelton, 4. Rayborne. NT

FEATURE: (30 Laps) 1. Christine Breckenridge, 2. Jeff Kelley, 3. Michael Fanelli, 4. Shawn Buckley, 5. Marina Turner, 6. Ashley Hazelton, 7. Joel Rayborne. NT

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-10 Fanelli, Laps 11-30 Breckenridge,

NEW HPD WESTERN PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Buckley-239, 2-Bryan Dawson-132, 3-Toni Breidinger-115, 4-Hazelton-106, 5-Rayborne-92, 6-Jake Swanson-73, 7-Breckenridge-73, 8-Dillon Noble-70, 9-Kelley-69, 10-Fanelli-67.

NEXT HPD WESTERN PAVEMENT MIDGET RACE: April 12 – Las Vegas (NV) Motor Speedway Bullring