By Dick Jordan
The USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Car Series returns for its fourth appearance of the year at Giant Speedway in Hanford, Calif. Saturday and so far the top-six in the series standings have been “shut out” at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.
Danny Faria Jr., who is seventh in the standings, and Ricky Kirkbride and Bud Kaeding have been the winners so far at Hanford. Neither Kirkbride nor Kaeding are in the “top-10” in points.
Series point leader Craig Stidham has a second, third and sixth in the three races at Giant so far. He is 62 points ahead of Davey Pombo in the series standings. Pombo has a second, third and an eighth at Hanford this year.
USAC WEST COAST 360 SPRINT SERIES POINT STANDINGS
1-Craig Stidham-842, 2-Davey Pombo-780, 3-T.J. Smith-680, 4-Justyne Hamblin-640, 5-Peter Murphy-610, 6-Rusty Carlile-568, 7-Danny Faria Jr.-539, 8-Jace VanderWeerd-515, 9-Richard VanderWeerd-504, 10-Chris Ennis-446.