Ignite Midgets to Skagit on Saturday

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USAC Ford Focus Ignite Midget Car Series United States Auto Club LogoFrom Dick Jordan


Honda USAC Ignite Midget racing focuses on Alger, Wash. this Saturday where the Washington Ignite series will compete at Skagit Speedway. Chase Goetz of Snohomish, Wash. continues to lead that series’ standings.

Ryan Krachun and Parker Colston recorded victories in Honda Ignite action last week while rain interrupted a third scheduled event.

Krachun led all 40 laps on Friday night’s Eastern race at Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome. He was trailed by Chris Lamb, Blaine Leydig, Tyler Corriher and Wil Raber. Saturday night’s Eastern event at Mountain Speedway in St. John’s, Pa. was interrupted by rain after the heats had been conducted.

Colston, of Lake Elsinore, Calif., won Saturday night’s 20-lap Honda USAC Western Ignite Midget race at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. He passed Cory Elliott on lap three and led the final 18 laps to beat Christine Breckenridge, Jarid Blondel, Alexander Bissett and Elliott. Bissett led the opening lap of the race.

The Western series resumes August 17 at Santa Maria (Calif.) Speedway and the Eastern series resumes August 16 at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C.

2013 WESTERN HONDA IGNITE DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Cory Elliott-391, 2-Jarid Blondel-361, 3-Parker Colston-322, 4-Christine Breckenridge-307, 5-Clayton Ruston-222, 6-Wally Pankratz-201, 7-Ariel Biggs-112, 8-Brennan Rogers-109, 9-Michael Steele-100, 10-Ashley Hazelton-95.

2013 WESTERN HONDA IGNITE MIDGET POINTS: 1-Jarid Blondel-699, 2-Christine Breckenridge-601, 3-Cory Elliott-427, 4-Bryant Dawson-355, 5-Parker Colston-322, 6-Michael Fanelli-268, 7-Shawn Buckley-267, 8-George Blacker-241, 9-Marc Jessop-223, 10-Clayton Ruston-222.

2013 WESTERN HONDA IGNITE PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Bryant Dawson-355, 2-Jarid Blondel-338, 3-Christine Breckenridge-294, 4-Michael Fanelli-268, 5-Shawn Buckley-267, 6-Marc Jessop-223, 7-Marina Turner-217, 8-George Blacker-197, 9-Ron Hazelton-141, 10-Kyle Vanderpool-56.

2013 MIDWEST HONDA PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Cooper Clouse-394, 2-Wil Raber-338, 4-Austin Nemire-292, 5-Calvin Carroll-235, 5-Nikki Carroll-232, 6-Chris Lamb-213, 7-Natasha Cox-207, 4-Jack Cross-203, 9-Ricky Bowers-150, 10-Gage Walker-142.

2013 MIDWEST HONDA DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Gage Walker-431, 2-Toby Alfrey-407, 3-Stratton Briggs-405, 4-Katlynn Leer-361, 5-Cooper Clouse-360, 6-Austin Nemire-334, 7-John Heydenreich-228, 8-Joey Greening-221, 9-Jessica Bean-182, 10-Sam McGhee-174.

2013 EASTERN HONDA MIDGET POINTS: 1-Chris Lamb-1,180, 2-Wil Raber-950, 3-Tyler Corriher-937, 4-Blaine Leydig-760, 5-Calvin Carroll-736, 6-Ryan Krachun-724, 7-Nikki Carroll-686, 8-Justin Whittall-684, 9-Billy Gaule-600, 10-Matt Lundstrom-442,

2013 WASHINGTON HONDA IGNITE DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Chase Goetz-659, 2-Garrett Thomas-589, 3-Ariel Biggs-520, 4-Todd Hartman-359, 5-Dougie James-326, 6-Robby Vaughn-310, 7-Jeremy Miller-291, 8-Annika Johanson-253, 9-Madison Hess-211, 10-Chance Crum-197.