FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DICK JORDAN 14-242
"WESTERN WORLD" SOUTHWEST "CAPPER" AT CANYON
A trio of
events close out the USAC Southwest Sprint Car season this
weekend as they share the 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western
World Championships" at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz.
with the Honda National and Western Midgets. The Sprint car
portion of the program also carries USAC West Coast Sprint
"special event" status.
of Phoenix, Ariz. stands atop the Southwest points with a
116-point cushion over Josh Pelkey. Charles Davis Jr. trails
the leader by 142 points.
three wins, two seconds and a third in seven Canyon point
races already this year. He also posted a pair of third-place
finishes in "special event" features at Canyon at the start of
Pelkey's seven Canyon points races
have resulted in a pair of wins and a third. Davis also
recorded a victory at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.
Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. is the newly-crowned USAC West
Coast Sprint Car king but has not competed at Canyon this
FINAL 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint
Car Standings:1-Matt Mitchell-709, 2-Markus Niemela-632,
3-Richard Vander Weerd-603, 4-Danny Faria Jr.-540, 5-Ryan
Bernal-539, 6-Jace Vander Weerd-535, 7-Troy Rutherford-534,
8-Austin Liggett-513, 9-Nic Faas-465, 10-Dennis Howell-399.
Southwest Sprint Car Standings: 1-R.J. Johnson-1,259, 2-Josh
Pelkey-1,143, 3-Charles Davis Jr.-1,117, 4-Matt Rossi-1,040,
5-Mike Martin-993, 6-Shon Deskins-977, 7-Tye Mihocko-893,
8-Michael Curtis-685, 9-Nick Aiuto-663, 10-Andy Reinbold-656.