3.16.13 USAC Southwest Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

3.16.13 USAC Southwest Sprints Results

Peoria, AZ……..R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. is the early leader in the new USAC Southwest Sprint Car standings after winning Saturday night’s series opener at Canyon Speedway Park. Wheeling the Bill Michaels entry, he grabbed the lead on the white-flag lap from Charles Davis Jr. and held on to beat Davis, Ronnie Clark, Justin Quinn and Nathan High. Davis led the first 17 laps and Johnson laps 18-27, then Davis led lap 28 and Johnson the last two.

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: March 16, 2013 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Championship Opener”

FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 3. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 4. Jody Wirth (#5X Wirth), 5. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 6. Justin Quinn (#93 Quinn), 7. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 8. Bob Ream Jr. (#8 BRAT), 9. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood). NT

SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bryan Swinehart (#68 Beal), 2. Nick Auito (#27 Aiuto/Allen), 3. Tom Lee (#53 Lee), 4. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 5. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 6. Nathan High (#1A High), 7. James Aragon (#94 Aragon), 8. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber). NT

THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ronnie Clark (#6 Clark), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. R. J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 4. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 5. Kyle Danielson (#17K Danielson), 6. Stephen Harms (#60 Harms), 7. Mark Morin (#28 Morin), 8. Stevie Sussex (#1AZ Sussex). NT

DASH: (6 laps) 1. Johnson, 2. St. James, 3. Davis, 4. Swinehart, 5. Martin, 6. Clark, 7. Aiuto, 8. Deskins. NT

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. High, 2. Ream, 3. Reinbold, 4. M. Bonneau, 5. Hosford, 6. Aragon, 7. Danielson, 8. Morin, 9. Sussex. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson, 2. Charles Davis Jr., 3. Ronnie Clark, 4. Justin Quinn, 5. Nathan High, 6. Josh Pelkey, 7. Tom Ogle, 8. Bob Ream Jr., 9. Mike Bonneau, 10. Andy Reinbold, 11. Brian Hosford, 12. Bryan Swinehart, 13. James Aragon, 14. Shon Deskins, 15. Tom Lee, 16. Stephen Harms, 17. Mike Martin, 18. Chris Bonneau, 19. Nick Aiuto, 20. Bruce St. James, 21. Michael Curtis, 22. Jody Wirth. NT

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**Wirth flipped during the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-17 Davis, Laps 18-27 Johnson, Lap 28 Davis, Laps 29-30 Johnson.

NEW USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-Johnson-66, 2-Davis-65, 3-Clark-62, 4-Quinn-54, 5-High-52, 6-Pelkey-49, 7-Ogle-46, 8-Ream-43, 9-M.Bonneau-39, 10-Swinehart-37.

NEXT SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE: March 23 – Casa Grande, Arizona – Central Arizona Raceway