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R.J. Johnson Wins at Canyon

R.J. Johnson. 2013 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Champion. Photo by Patrick Shaw / Backed In Photography.

R.J. Johnson. 2013 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Champion. Photo by Patrick Shaw / Backed In Photography.

Peoria, AZ — (July 26, 2014) — R.J. Johnson won the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series feature Saturday night at Canyon Speedway Park.  Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins, Josh Shipley, and Mike Martin rounded out the top five.

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: July 26, 2014 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Summer Slam”

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 3. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 4. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 5. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 7. Dustin Burkhart (#22 Burkhart), 8. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler). NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. Mark Morin (#28 Morin), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 5. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 6. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 7. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 8. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber). NT

ALSO AT TRACK: Dennis Gile (#13 Gile)

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson, 2. Matt Rossi, 3. Shon Deskins, 4. Josh Shipley, 5. Mike Martin, 6. Bruce St. James, 7. Josh Pelkey, 8. Tom Ogle, 9. Nick Aiuto, 10. Charles Davis Jr., 11. Mark Morin, 12. Dustin Burkhart, 13. Michael Curtis, 14. Andy Reinbold, 15. Tye Mihocko, 16. Brian Hosford. NT

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**Davis flipped on lap 17 of the feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-28 Rossi, Laps 29-30 Johnson.

NEW SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1.

NEXT SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE: August 1 – Prescott Valley, Arizona – Prescott Valley Speedway – “Rick Stewart Memorial”