Tuesday, 11 September 2018


#71 Stratton Briggs - 3rd in Midwest Thunder points. #71 Stratton Briggs - 3rd in Midwest Thunder points. Bill Miller Photo


Seven USAC Speed2 races are on tap this weekend in four different states. Friday brings the Western U.S. Midgets to Madera (Calif.) Speedway, while the Eastern Series visits Wake County Speedway in Raleigh, N.C. On Saturday, races unfold at Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill. (IMRA), East Carolina Motor Speedway in Swansboro, NC (Eastern), Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway (Midwest Thunder) and Madera (Calif.) Speedway. The Engler IMRA series returns to Quincy (Ill.) Raceways Sunday.

Joe Krawiec of Granby, Conn. passed Jeff Horn on lap eight and led the final 18 laps to win Saturday night’s 25-lap USAC Laquerre’s Sports DMA SPEED2 Midget race at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford, Vt. Adam Whitney, point leader Jason Goff, Derek O’Hearn and Will Hull completed the “top-five.”

Adam Lemke of Hollister, Calif. won Friday night’s 20-lap USAC Western Speed2 Midget race at The Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. Ashley Hazelton-Heredia, Elvis Rankin, Tyler Slay and Joey Iest rounded out the “top-five.”

Tyler Slay of Watsonville, Calif. won Saturday night's USAC Western Speed2 Midget race at Santa Maria (Calif.) Raceway, beating Adam Lemke and Elvis Rankin to the checkered flag.

Rain forced postponement of Saturday night’s Engler USAC IMRA Speed2 race at Canton, Ill. to September 15.


USAC LAQUERRE’S SPORTS SPEED2 DMA MIDGET POINTS: 1-Jason Goff-805, 2-Joe Krawiec-798, 3-Will Hull-786, 4-Seth Carlson-749, 5-Derek O’Hearn-746, 6-Adam Whitney-659, 7-Justin Phillips-638, 8-Brandon Emerson-526, 9-Mike Chaffee-515, 10-David Moniz-474.

USAC EASTERN SPEED2 MIDGET POINTS: 1-Jessica Bean-649, 2-Nolan Allison-608, 3-Neal Allison-583, 4-Jordan Empie-483, 5-Sam Hatfield-481, 6-Connor Gross-301, 7-Chris Lamb-286, 8-Dameron Taylor-245, 9-Levi Riffle-210, 10-Johnny Bridges-81.

USAC ENGLER IMRA SPEED2 MIDGET POINTS: 1-Andy Baugh-931, 2-Shane Morgan-743, 3-Robby McQuinn-662, 4-Kurt Mueller-572, 5-Brent Burrows-564, 6-Jake Sollenberger-543, 7-Daltyn England-497, 8-Kevin Battefeld-457, 9-Blake Buchholz-432, 10-Gedd Ross-410.

USAC MIDWEST THUNDER SPEED2 MIDGET POINTS: 1-Aaron Leffel-652, 2-Alex Watson-501, 3-Stratton Briggs-495, 4-Jon Steed-437, 5-Chett Gehrke-432, 6-Cory Guingrich-395, 7-Jon Watson-384, 8-Trey Osborne-278, 9-Kyle Kriegbaum-273, 10-John Heydenreich-268.

USAC WESTERN SPEED2 OVERALL MIDGET POINTS: 1-Adam Lemke-934, 2-Joey Iest-671, 3-Blake Brannon-509, 4-Tyler Slay-361, 5-Johnny Nichols-353, 6-Cody Jessop-219, 7-Ashley Hazeelton-Heredia-146, 8-Keoni Texeira-137, 9-Ariel Biggs-82, 10-Jimmy May-75.

USAC WESTERN SPEED2 DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Tyler Slay-361, 2-Adam Lemke-357, 3-Joey Iest-272, 4-Ashley Hazelton-Heredia-146, 5-Keoni Texeira-137, 6-Ariel Biggs-82, 7-Jimmy May-75, 8-Blake Brannon-70, 9-James Prickett-69, 10-Mike Leach-63.