Sunday, 6 June 2010



The 2010 USAC Midwest and Western Ford Focus and Young Guns Series continue this week with races at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Speedrome and Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino, Calif. respectively.


Wednesday night’ “Mel Kenyon Night” at the Speedrome also includes the Regional Midgets and Mopar .25 Midgets, celebrating the career of the 1993 Speedrome Midget and 7-time USAC National Midget Champion.


Tate Martz of Rushville, Ind. and Cooper Clouse of Ohio City, Ohio earned USAC Ford Focus feature wins at the Indianapolis Speedrome last Wednesday night on “Tom Bigelow Night.” Martz led all 40 laps to beat Joe Liguori, Tyler Cottongim, Andy Nock and Kyle O’Gara. In the accompanying 25-lap Young Guns Ford Focus race, Clouse led all 25 laps to beat Ross Rankine, Stevie Kuhn, Gage Walker and Jarett Andretti.


Defending two-time USAC Utah Ford Focus Champion Kipp Posey of Lehi, Utah won Saturday night’s 25-lap USAC Western/Utah Ford Focus feature at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City, Utah. He passed Utah point leader Michael Daniels on lap 15 and led the last 11 laps to beat Daniels, Ron Duncombe, Jeremy McKenna and Connor Kassik. Chuck Groat was the fastest qualifier. The Utah series resumes June 26 at RMR.


Nick Carlson of Norwalk, Calif. and Alex Jacobsen of San Jose, Calif. scored feature victories in USAC Western Ford Focus and Young Guns racing respectively Saturday night at Santa Maria (Calif.) Speedway. Carlson led all 20 laps to win the Ford Focus race over Jet Davison, Randi Pankratz, Kyle Edwards and Zach Stout. Carlson was also the fastest qualifier. Jacobsen also led all 20 laps of the Young Guns feature to beat Jarid Blondel, Casey Martinez, Bradley Morris and Collin Henry. Daniel Williams posted the fastest qualifying time.