By Dick Jordan
This Saturday night’s “Evett Memorial” USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Car program at Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif. will offer race fans a pair of feature events. The first will conclude an event interrupted by rain in March.
Ryan Bernal enters Saturday night’s program with a 31-point lead over Richard VanderWeerd, while Jace VanderWeerd holds down the third spot in the standings, only 61 back of the leader.
Bud Kaeding won the May 21 race at Hanford, a race in which Bernal took second and the VanderWeerds were fourth and eighth.
USAC WEST COAST 360 SPRINT CAR POINT STANDINGS
1-Ryan Bernal-354; 2-Richard VanderWeerd-323; 3-Jace VanderWeerd-293; 4-Bud Kaeding-290; 5-Wes Gutierrez-285; 6-Greg Alexander-272; 7-Danny Faria Jr.-242; 8-Justyne Hamblin-231; 9-Peter Murphy-230; 10-Dennis Howell-213.