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By Dick Jordan

Darren Hagen of Riverside, Calif. continues to lead the USAC National Drivers Championship but his lead has slipped to 24 points over Tracy Hines after the first two of seven scheduled AMSOIL Indiana Sprint Week races.

Hagen scored a 13th and 15th in races at Gas City and Lawrenceburg, Ind. respectively, while Hines was seventh at Lawrenceburg.

The NDC point race will be impacted by five more ISW events this week at Kokomo, Terre Haute, Putnamville, Bloomington and Haubstadt, Ind.

2012 USAC National Drivers Championship Standings

1-Darren Hagen-893, 2-Tracy Hines-869, 3-Levi Jones-843, 4-Bryan Clauson-823, 5-Jerry Coons Jr.-742, 6-Bobby East-713, 7-Chris Windom-659, 8-Jon Stanbrough-531, 9-Dave Darland-495, 10-Damion Gardner-468.