By Dick Jordan
Bud Kaeding of Campbell, Calif. is now 3-for-6 in 2012 USAC West Coast Sprint Car competition after leading all 30 laps of Saturday night’s race at Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif.
BK enjoys a 59-point lead over Matt Mitchell in the new series standings going into a June 23 race at Santa Maria (Calif.) Speedway.
Kaeding was trailed at Hanford by Richard Vander Weerd, Mitchell, Cory Kruseman and Danny Sheridan.
2012 USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR POINT STANDINGS
1-Bud Kaeding-388, 2-Matt Mitchell-329, 3-Richard Vander Weerd-294, 4-Danny Faria Jr.-292, 5-Markus Niemela-289, 6-Ryan Bernal-287, 7-Danny Sheridan-211, 8-Ricky Kirkbride-211, 9-Justyne Hamblin-199, 10-Kevin Barnes-186.