Jonesboro, PA……..Alex Bright of Collegeville, Pa. scored a last-lap victory in Friday night’s USAC Eastern Regional Midget finale presented by ARDC at Linda’s Speedway. He trailed Andrew Layser for 24 -plus laps before making the winning move. Layser took second ahead of Scott Arndt, Adam Pierson and newly crowned USAC/ARDC Champion Ryan Greth. Greth finished with a 122-point cushion over Bright in the final series standings.
USAC EASTERN REGIONAL MIDGET (presented by ARDC) RACE RESULTS: September 29, 2017 – Jonestown, Pennsylvania – Linda’s Speedway
FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Kenny Miller (#23 Miller), 2. Alex Bright (#77 Bright), 3. Tommy Kunsman Jr. (#21k Kunsman), 4. Ryan Greth (#4R Lesher). 5. Johan Beasley (#14b Beasley), 6. Josh Chess (#72 Chess). NT
SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Andrew Layser (#77L Bright), 2. Adam Pierson (#76E Mancini), 3. Brett Arndt (#46 Arndt), 4. Mark Lowrey (#86 Woodlan), 5. Christopher Dyson (#20 Dyson), 6. Nick Denyse (#87 Denyse).
FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Alex Bright, 2. Andrew Layser, 3. Brett Arndt, 4. Adam Pierson, 5. Ryan Greth, 6. Tommy Kunsman Jr., 7. Mark Lowrey, 8. Christopher Dyson, 9. John Chess, 10. Johan Beasley, 11. Kenny Miller. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-24 Layser, Lap 25 Bright.
FINAL USAC EASTERN MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP (Presented by ARDC) POINTS: 1-Greth-1,488, 2-A.Bright-1,366, 3-Miller-1,246, 4-Pierson-1,244, 5-Shawn Jackson-1,019, 6-Layser-990, 7-Arndt-941, 8-Trevor Kobylaz-831, 9-Kunsman-788, 10-Josh Heckman-730.