3.17.18 USAC Southwest Sprints Results - Dirt Racing Report

3.17.18 USAC Southwest Sprints Results

ARIZONA WIN #42 FOR JOHNSON AT SAN TAN VALLEY
San Tan Valley, AZ……..R.J. Johnson of Laveen, Ariz. scored his 42nd career USAC Sprint victory in Arizona Saturday night as he led the final 21 laps of the 30-lap Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest feature at Arizona Speedway. Wheeling the Bobby Martin entry, he passed Charles Davis Jr. on lap 10 and led the rest of the way to beat Davis, Tye Mihocko, Zack Madrid and Michael Curtis.
SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: March 17, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway
FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Stevie Sussex (#34AZ Grau/Burkhart), 2. Jeff Lowery (#45 Lowery), 3. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Reinbold), 5. Sterling Cling (#34 Cling), 6. Mason Keefer (#7 Keefer), 7. Joe Scheopner (#17 Scheopner), 8. Vicki Faber (#50V Faber). NT
SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Chris Bonneau (#15 Bonneau), 2. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Davis), 3. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 4. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 5. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 6. Tyler Most (#3 Most), 7. Colton Moroney (#66 Moroney). 8. Kyle Shipley (#0G Shipley). NT
THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 2. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 3. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 4. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 5. Steve Stone (#57 Stone), 6. Tyler Adams (#9G Adams), 7. Zack Madrid (#5M Madrid). NT
FEATURE: 30 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson, 2. Charles Davis Jr., 3. Tye Mihocko, 4. Zack Madrid, 5. Michael Curtis, 6. Josh Pelkey, 7. Stevie Sussex, 8. Chris Bonneau, 9. Sterling Cling, 10. Matt Lundy, 11. Jeff Lowery, 12. Steve Stone, 13. Joe Scheopner, 14. Mike Martin, 15. Tyler Adams, 16. Mason Keefer, 17. Dennis Gile, 18. Colton Moroney, 19. Vicki Faber, 20. Bruce St. James, 21. Tyler Most, 22. Andy Reinbold. NT
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**Moroney flipped on lap 13 of the feature.
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-9 Davis, Laps 10-30 Johnson.
HARD CHARGER: Zack Madrid (20th to 4th)
BEAVER STRIPES TOP QUALIFIER: Tye Mihocko
NEW SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS:1.R.J. Johnson-161, 2-Tye Mihocko-154, 3-Charles Davis Jr.-152, 4-Michael Curtis-133, 5-Josh Pelkey-127, 6-Stevie Sussex-123, 7-Mike Martin-101, 8-Matt Lundy-95, 9-Dennis Gile-83, 10-Tyler Adams-74.
NEXT SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE: March 31 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Easter Eggstravaganza”