USAC West Coast Sprint Car point leader Bud Kaeding of Campbell, Calif. leads the series to Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif. Saturday for a complete program of racing on the 3/8-mile dirt oval.
Four “top-five” finishes in four starts have helped Kaeding to the point lead, although his worst finish of fifth was scored at Hanford.
Don’t rule him out, though as a favorite Saturday, In 2011 he had a first and second in three Hanford starts.
2012 USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR POINT STANDINGS
1-Bud Kaeding-317, 2-Matt Mitchell-266, 3-Markus Niemela-263, 4-Danny Faria Jr.-251, 5-Ryan Bernal-234, 6-Richard Vander Weerd-224, 7-Rusty Carlile-181, 8-Steve Conrad-181, 9-Ricky Kirkbride-163, 10-Danny Sheridan-156.