SWANSON, HELBERG, MURGOITIO LEAD SPRINT CARS TO RMR SATURDAY
Tanner Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. and Mike Murgoitio of Boise, Idaho lead their respective USAC Sprint car series standings entering Saturday night’s USAC Western/Young Automotive Rocky Mountain Sprint race at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Swanson is on top of the Western Sprint Car Series after a victory, two seconds and a fourth in four starts this season. Murgoitio is the Rocky Mountain leader with two wins, a second and a sixth in four starts.
JoJo Helberg of Rohnert Park, Calif. is virtually tied with Swanson for the Western Sprint lead after posting a win, two thirds and a fifth in his four appearances.
Former Rocky Mountain king Jim Waters trails Murgoitio by only 31 points in the USAC/SLVRA standings, while Ryan Burdett and Brian McClish are also in the hunt for the 2009 title.