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By Dick Jordan

            Washington and North Carolina are this week’s sites for USAC HPD Midget racing, with races at Deming Speedway and Skagit Speedway (Alger) in Washington and Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C.

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            Chase Goetz tops the latest Washington points and Scott Hunter sits atop the current Eastern HPD standings.

            Garrett Thomas of McCleary, Wash. led all 25 laps to win Saturday night’s USAC Washington HPD Midget race at Grays Harbor Raceway. Goetz took second ahead of Jeremy Miller, Dougie James and Lance Sargent.

            Friday night’s race at Deming is a non-points “Special Event,” while Saturday’s race at Alger carries full Washington points.

            Austin Nemire of Toledo, Ohio has now won five of six USAC Midwest HPD pavement races after sweeping races t Xenia and Columbus, Ohio this past week.

            Nemire grabbed Friday night’s 30-lap feature at Kil-Kare Raceway in Xenia, extending yet again his point lead in the process. He took the lead from Calvin Carroll on lap six and led the rest of the way to beat Jack Cross, Nikki Carroll, Calvin Carroll and Adam Thomason.

            Nemire the won Saturday night’s 20-lapper at Columbus Motor Speedway. Adam Thomason finished second ahead of Calvin Carroll, Nikki Carroll and Jack Cross. Calvin Carroll led lap one, Thomason led laps 2-9 and Nemire led the rest.

            The Eastern HPD race originally slated for this Saturday at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Va. has been removed from the calendar.

2014 HPD USAC Midwest Dirt Midget Standings: 1-Patrick Bruns-207, 2-Austin Nemire-183, 3-Aaron Schuck-129, 4-Bill Kriegbaum-110, 5-John Heydenreich-69, 6-Alex Wason-63.

2014 HPD USAC Midwest Pavement Midget Standings: 1-Austin Nemire-427, 2-Calvin Carroll-300, 3-Adam Thomason-296, 4-Nikki Carroll-273, 5-Jacob Stickle-220, 6-Steve Myers-190, 7-Jack Cross-159, 8-Blaine Leydig-131, 9-Scott Hunter-69, 10-Tate Martz-63.

2014 HPD USAC Washington Midget Standings: 1-Chase Goetz-334, 2-Dougie James-298, 3-Chance Crum-263, 4-Garrett Thomas-236, 5-Michael Vollbrecht-227, 6-Hannah Lindquist-214, 7-Jeremy Miller-201, 8-Ariel Biggs-194, 9-Tristin Thomas-182, 10-Todd Hartman-171

2014 HPD USAC Eastern Midget Standings: 1-Scott Hunter-384, 2-Calvin Carroll-327, 3-Blaine Leydig-295, 4-Chris Lamb-294, 5-Nikki Carroll-269, 6-Tyler Corriher-255, 7-Jessica Bean-194, 8-Fletcher Wulff-177, 9-Eric Lewis-112, 10-Jake Nelke-85.