By Dick Jordan
Shasta Raceway Park in Anderson, Calif. hosts this Saturday night’s AMSOIL USAC Western/Western Classic Sprint race and two drivers will be seeking to increase point leads in respective USAC racing series.
Tony Hunt of Lincoln, Calif. has a seven-point lead over Brian McClish in the Western Sprint series as he seeks a seventh USAC driving title, fifth in the Western Sprints.
Pierovich, of Alamo, Calif., is three points ahead of Hunt in the brand-new Western Classic Sprint Series standings going into the race at Shasta.
JoJo Helberg won last year’s USAC Sprint outing at Anderson, a race in which Hunt finished third.
AMSOIL USAC WESTERN SPRINT POINT STANDINGS
1-Tony Hunt-72; 2-Brian McClish-65; 3-Audra Sasselli-64; 4-Geoff Ensign-57; 5-Luis Ramos III-55; 6-Gordon Rodgers-49; 7-Jrry Kobza-47; 8-Cody Gerhardt-46; 9-Scott Pierovich-46; 10-Tim Barber-34.
USAC WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT POINT STANDINGS
1-Scott Pierovich-91; 2-Tony Hunt-88; 3-Jerry Kobza-86; 4-Geoff Ensign-75; 5-Tim Barber-74; 6-Bill Rose-69; 7-Shauna Hogg-68; 8-Kyle Hirst-65; 9-Brian McClish-65; 10-Andy Forsberg-64.