EASTERN HPD MIDGETS AT SHENANDOAH SATURDAY;
BRUNS TAKES 2; LAMB (2), HUNTER & NOBLE ALSO SCORE
USAC’s HPD Midwest and Western Midget Series are idle this week, awaiting events at Gas City, Ind. April 25 (Midwest) and Las Vegas, Nev. April 26 (Western), The Eastern HPD Series visits Shendadoah (Va.) Speedway this Saturday.
Patrick Bruns, fresh off back-to-back Midwestern victories last week, leads that series to Gas City I-69 Speedway April 25. Bruns, of Champaign, Ill., led the last six laps of Friday’s Kokomo 12-lapper, then led all 20 laps to win Saturday night’s race too. On Friday he beat Matt Schuck and Austin Nemire. Saturday he beat Aaron Schuck, Nemire and Bill Kriegbaum.
Dylan Noble of Clovis, Calif. led the final six laps to win Saturday’s 30-lap USAC Western Pavement HPD Midget race at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. He passed Cody Jessop on lap 25 and led to the checkered ahead of Jessop, Toni Breidinger, Shawn Buckley and Duke Love. Buckley lad the first 19 laps.
Chris Lamb and Scott Hunter captured 25-lap USAC Eastern HPD Midget races Saturday afternoon at Ace Speedway. Lamb, from Colfax, N.C., passed Tyler Corriher on lap two and led the rest of the way to win the first 25-lapper over Blaine Leydig, Corriher, Hunter and Calvin Carroll. In the second 25, Hunter passed Corriher on lap two and led the rest of the way to beat Lamb, Corriher, C.Carroll and Jessica Bean.
Lamb led wire-to-wire to win Friday night’s 25-lap series opener at Ace Speedway. He was trailed at the checkered flag by fast qualifier Hunter, Leydig, Calvin Carroll and Bean.