CHARLES DAVIS JR. ADDS MCSPADDEN CLASSIC TO WIN LISTsouthwest
Lance Jennings, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018… Taking the lead from Michael Curtis on lap six, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. (Buckeye, AZ) stormed to last Saturday’s “3rd Annual Lealand McSpadden Classic” victory. For Davis, the win at Arizona Speedway marked his eighth Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph of the campaign. “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, “The Bull” Tye Mihocko, Chris Bonneau, and “The Radio Flyer” Bruce St. James rounded out the top-five drivers.
Piloting his #50 RSS Industries / MP Environmental Services RSS, Davis nearly swept the San Tan Valley program. The point leader won the first 8-lap heat race and was the night’s hard charger with a win from the fourth starting spot. Dennis Gile won the second heat race and Mihocko topped the 15-driver field to earn the night’s Beaver Stripes Passing Master Award.
The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will be back on action for at Canyon Speedway Park’s “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships” for two nights starting September 21st. The showcase will also feature the Allscapes Stock Cars, Desert Restorations Hobby Stocks, Modlites, and Micro Sprints. Advance tickets are on sale and for more information, visit www.canyonspeedwaypark.com or call 602.258.7223.
The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series thanks AMSOIL, Hoosier Tire, and Beaver Stripes for their support. For more information on the series, visit www.southwestsprintcars.com, www.usacracing.com, or follow the series on Facebook.
SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 8, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “3rd Annual Lealand McSpadden Classic”
FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Davis), 2. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 3. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 4. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 5. Rick Shuman (#25 Shuman), 6. Sterling Cling (#34 Cling), 7. Joe Scheopner (#17 Scheopner). NT
SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. Chris Bonneau (#15 Bonneau), 4. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 5. Colton Maroney (#68 Maroney), 6. Tyler Merill (#88 Merrill), 7. Tyler Most (#3 Most). NT
ALSO AT TRACK: Andy Reinbold (#19 Reinbold/Underwood).
FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr., 2. Mike Martin, 3. Tye Mihocko, 4. Chris Bonneau, 5. Bruce St. James, 6. Michael Curtis, 7. Dennis Gile, 8. Matt Lundy, 9. Sterling Cling, 10. Joe Scheopner, 11. Tyler Most, 12. Tyler Merill, 13. Colton Maroney, 14. Rick Shuman. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-5 Curtis, Laps 6-30 Davis.
HARD CHARGER: Charles Davis Jr. (4th to 1st)
BEAVER STRIPES PASSING MASTER: Tye Mihocko
NEW SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1. Charles Davis Jr.-954, 2. Tye Mihocko-835, 3. Mike Martin-786, 4. Michael Curtis-713, 5. Matt Lundy-637, 6. Chris Bonneau-556, 7. Dennis Gile-503, 8. R.J. Johnson-480, 9. Josh Pelkey-436, 10. Tyler Most-417, 11. Andy Reinbold-411, 12. Zack Madrid-288, 13. Sterling Cling-245, 14. Colton Maroney-206, 15. Tyler Adams-200, 16. Ronnie Clark-175, 17. Austin Kuehl-174, 18. Jake Swanson-172, 19. Joe Scheopner-166, 20. Rick Shuman-165.
2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE
DATE – TRACK – LOCATION
September 21: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships)
September 22: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships)
October 20: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Race For The Cure)
October 27: Central Arizona Speedway – Casa Grande, AZ (Howl-O-Ween Bash)
November 2: Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, AZ (Western World Championships)
November 3: Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, AZ (Western World Championships)
* = Co-Sanctioned Event with USAC West Coast Sprints.
This schedule is subject to change.