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RACE AT CANYON SATURDAY;
DAVIS GRABS CASA GRANDE GOLD
Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. hosts a USAC West
Coast/Southwest Sprint Car combo this Saturday, featuring cars
and stars of two USAC Western racing series.
Johnson leads the Southwest series into the full points race
while Matt Mitchell is the current leader in the West Coast
series which eyes this event as a special "non-points" race.
Charles Davis Jr. of Buckeye, Ariz. wheeled the Massey
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to victory in last Saturday night's 30-lap USAC Southwest
Sprint race at Central Arizona Raceway in Casa Grande. Matt
Rossi took the runner-up spot ahead of R.J. Johnson, Josh
Pelkey and Mike Martin.
Davis' victory halted Johnson's
five-race winning streak in the Southwest series. Johnson
enjoys a 129-point lead over runner-up Pelkey going into
Saturday's race at Peoria.
2014 USAC West Coast Sprint
Car Standings:1-Matt Mitchell-659, 2-Markus Niemela-631,
3-Richard Vander Weerd-546, 4-Jace Vander Weerd-530, 5-Ryan
Bernal-512, 6-Danny Faria Jr.-500, 7-Troy Rutherford-500,
8-Austin Liggett-490, 9-Nic Faas-465, 10-Dennis Howell-399.
2014 USAC Southwest Sprint Car Standings: 1-R.J.
Johnson-1,089, 2-Josh Pelkey-960, 3-Charles Davis Jr.-959,
4-Shon Deskins-890, 5-Matt Rossi-849, 6-Mike Martin-811, 7-Tye
Mihocko-769, 8-Andy Reinbold-615, 9-Michael Curtis-582,