BACON SIZZLES AT WINCHESTER; COONS TAKES POINT LEAD
Winchester, IN…….Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. won Sunday afternoon’s 30-lap “Winchester Oldtimers Weekend” USAC National Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway. Bacon caught Chris Windom in turn three on the 11th lap and led the final 20 laps to put his Kasey Kahne Racing Mopar/Team ASE Beast/Speedway Mopar in victory lane. The victory was the first in five USAC Sprint races at Winchester for a car NOT fielded by car owner Keith Kunz, whose drivers Darren Hagen and Cole Whitt finished second and sixth. Hagen had won the last two races at Winchester and was followed at the checkered flag by Jacob Wilson, Windom and Tracy Hines. Jerry Coons Jr. is the new series point leader, finishing eighth Sunday. He leads Levi Jones, who was 12th in Sunday’s race, by only two points going into the Budweiser Oval Nationals at Perris, Calif. Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 1.