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By Dick Jordan

The busiest Honda USAC Ignite Midget racing week of the year unfolds this week, with seven events in six different states on tap!

Gage Walker leads the Midwest Dirt series to a trio of races, beginning with Friday night’s race at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway. Saturday’s race is at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. and Sunday’s race is at the Vermilion County Speedway in Danville, Ill.
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Chris Lamb sits atop the Eastern standings entering races Friday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C. and Saturday at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway

Cory Elliott leads the Western Dirt series to Santa Maria (Calif.) Speedway Saturday and Chase Goetz in the Washington Dirt point leader entering Saturday’s race at Skagit Speedway in Alger.

USAC Honda Midwest Ignite Midget point leader Cooper Clouse of Ohio City, Ohio won Friday night’s “Battle of the Border 1” 30-lap feature event at Illiana Motor Speedway. He took the lead in his Hawk Chassis on lap five from Gage Walker and led the final 26 laps to beat Wil Raber, Austin Nemire, Natasha Cox and Cordy Horn.

Wil Raber of Otsego, Mich. led the final 21 laps to win Saturday night’s “Battle on the Border 2” Honda USAC Midwest Pavement Ignite feature at Grundy County Speedway. He led the opening lap in his Scott’s Sports Cards/Checker Communications Spike, then passed Cooper Clouse on lap five to take the final lead. Clouse was second ahead of fast qualifier Austin Nemire, Natasha Cox and Gage Walker.

2013 WESTERN HONDA IGNITE MIDGET POINTS: 1-Jarid Blondel-761, 2-Christine Breckenridge-646, 3-Cory Elliott-470, 4-Bryant Dawson-426, 5-Michael Fanelli-325, 6-Shawn Buckley-324, 7-Parker Colson-322, 8-Marc Jessop-270, 9-Marina Turner-252, 10-George Blacker-241.

2013 WESTERN HONDA IGNITE PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Bryant Dawson-426, 2-Jarid Blondel-400, 3-Christine Breckenridge-339, 4-Michael Fanelli-325, 5-Shawn Buckley-324, 6-Marc Jessop-270, 7-Marina Turner-253, 8-George Blacker-197, 9-Ron Hazelton-142, 10-Jake Swanson-112.

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, 20-Ashley Hazelton-95.

2013 MIDWEST HONDA PAVEMENT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Cooper Clouse-527, 2-Wil Raber-469, 3-Austin Nemire-416, 4-Natasha Cox-315, 5-Gage Walker-250, 6-Jack Cross-249, 7-Calvin Carroll-235, 8-Nikki Carroll-232, 9-Chris Lamb-213, 10-Ricky Bowers-150.

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-756, 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-793, 2-Garrett Thomas-697, 3-Ariel Biggs-635, 4-Todd Hartman-413, 5-Dougie James-374, 6-Jeremy Miller-352, 7-Annika Johanson-331, 8-Robby Vaughn-310, 9-Lee St. Paul-253, 10-Tristin Thomas-249.