C.J. LEARY DOUBLES UP AT PEORIA’S “SPRING SHOWCASE”



C.J. LEARY DOUBLES UP AT PEORIA’S “SPRING SHOWCASE”

PEORIA, AZ – MARCH 7 2020… After battling “The Big Game Hunter” Austin Williams, C.J. Leary (Greenfield, IN) topped Saturday’s finale of the “Spring Showcase” at Canyon Speedway Park. Piloting Bill Michael’s #77M Kodiak Products / Beal’s Auto Body Sherman, Leary backed up yesterday’s win and took the $3,000 AMSOIL USAC/CRA & Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory ahead of Williams, Brody Roa, R.J. Johnson, and hard charger “Speedy” Stevie Sussex.

Sussex earned the program’s All Coast Construction Hard Charger Award with a seventeenth to fifth place run.

Gardner also posted the night’s Woodland Auto Display / Beaver Stripes Fast Time Award with a time of 13.643 over the 20-car roster.

The night’s 10-lap heat race victories went to Leary (Component Repair Company / Sway-A-Way Torsion Bars First Heat) and Williams (Flowdynamics / Competition Suspension Inc. / Rod End Supply Second Heat).

The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will head to Perris Auto Speedway (Perris, CA) for the “So-Cal Showdown” on March 28th with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars.

The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars are back in action at Arizona Speedway (San Tan Valley, AZ) on April 4th.

The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series thanks All Coast Construction, Component Repair Company, Flowdynamics, Hoosier Racing Tires, Woodland Auto Display, Competition Suspension Incorporated, Extreme Mufflers, Five Star Grafix, Loudpedal Productions, Rod End Supply, Sway-A-Way Torsion Bars, surfnsprint.com, and Ultra Shield Race Products for their support.

The Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series thanks AMSOIL, Beaver Stripes, Competition Suspension Incorporated, Hoosier Racing Tire, Rod End Supply, Sway-A-Way Torsion Bars, and Ultra Shield Race Products for their support.

For more information on the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series, visit usacracing.com and the social media for USAC Racing. You can also find exclusive content on the USAC/CRA Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.

For more information on the Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series, visit usacracing.com and the social media for USAC Racing. You can also find exclusive content on southwestsprintcars.com and the USAC Southwest Facebook and Twitter pages.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA & SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: March 7, 2020 – Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, Arizona – “3rd Annual Spring Showcase”

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY / BEAVER STRIPES QUALIFYING: 1. Damion Gardner, 1, Alexander-13.643; 2. Jake Swanson, 34AZ, Grau/Burkhart-13.897; 3. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-13.954; 4. Eddie Tafoya Jr., 51T, Tafoya-13.962; 5. Charles Davis Jr., 47, Davis-14.071; 6. Kyle Shipley, 0G, Shipley-14.095; 7. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-14.125; 8. Dennis Gile, 13G, Gile-14.135; 9. C.J. Leary, 77M, Michael-14.198; 10. Austin Williams, 92, Sertich-14.225; 11. Tommy Malcolm, 5X,, Napier-14.238; 12. J.J. Yeley, 02, Rossi-14.317; 13. Matt McCarthy, 28M, McCarthy-14.398; 14. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-14.489; 15. Michael Curtis, 11C, Turner/Wheeler-14.581; 16. Ikaika O’Brien, 11O, O’Brien-14.850; 17. Stevie Sussex, 12, Allen-15.051; 18. John Romero, 65X, Romero-15.436; 19. Rocky Silva, 50S, Silva-15.694; 20. Jeremy Ellertson, 22, Ellertson-NT.

COMPONENT REPAIR COMPANY / SWAY-A-WAY TORSION BARS FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Leary, 2. Johnson, 3. Malcolm, 4. Davis, 5. Gardner, 6. Roa, 7. McCarthy, 8. Curtis, 9. Sussex, 10. Silva. NT

FLOWDYNAMICS / COMPETITION SUSPENSION INC. / ROD END SUPPLY SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Williams, 2. Swanson, 3. Shipley, 4. Yeley, 5. Gile, 6. Gansen, 7. Tafoya, 8. Ellertson, 9. O’Brien, 10. Romero. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps, with starting positions) 1. C.J. Leary (2), 2. Austin Williams (1), 3. Brody Roa (8), 4. R.J. Johnson (3), 5. Stevie Sussex (17), 6. J.J. Yeley (12), 7. Damion Gardner (7), 8. Matt McCarthy (13), 9. Chris Gansen (14), 10. Tommy Malcolm (11), 11. Jeremy Ellertson (20), 12. Eddie Tafoya Jr. (9), 13. Kyle Shipley (4), 14. Dennis Gile (10), 15. Charles Davis Jr. (5), 16. Michael Curtis (15), 17. Jake Swanson (6), 18. Ikaika O’Brien (16), 19. John Romero (18), 20. Rocky Silva (19). NT

**Shipley flipped on lap 10 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1-6 Williams, Laps 7-12 Leary, Lap 13 Williams, Laps 14-30 Leary.
ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION HARD CHARGER: Stevie Sussex (17th to 5th)

NEW AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-C.J. Leary-154, 2-Brody Roa-139, 3-Damion Gardner-137, 4-J.J. Yeley-126, 5-R.J. Johnson-124, 6-Stevie Sussex-120, 7-Charles Davis Jr.-113, 8-Austin Williams-107, 9-Dennis Gile-95, 10-Eddie Tafoya Jr.-93

NEW SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-R.J. Johnson-274, 2-Charles Davis Jr.-270, 3-Stevie Sussex-261, 4-Jake Swanson-246, 5-Austin Williams-244, 6-Kyle Shipley-203, 7-Michael Curtis-192, 8-C.J. Leary-154, 9-Brody Roa-139, 10-Damion Gardner-137.

NEXT AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE: March 28 – Perris Auto Speedway – Perris, Califonia – “So-Cal Showdown”

NEXT SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE: April 4 – Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, Arizona

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