SOUTHWEST SPRINTS AT CASA GRANDE SATURDAY;
JOHNSON TAKES SERIES POINTS OPENER AT CANYON
R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. has a slim one-point lead over Charles Davis Jr. in the USAC Southwest Sprint Car standings entering this Saturday’s race at Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Ariz.
Johnson outduelled Davis in last Saturday’s 30-lap series opener at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz., leading the final two laps in the Bill Michaels entry. Davis finished second after leading 18 laps, followed by Ronnie Clark, Justin Quinn and Nathan High.
Saturday’s race will mark the debut of USAC Sprint racing at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.