Clauson is Sixth USAC Driver to Reach 100 Wins
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (February 1, 2016) – Bryan Clauson has become the sixth driver in USAC history to score 100 race victories during a career. He is also the youngest, at age 26, to reach that feat.
He achieved the century mark last Friday night at Canyon Speedway in Peoria, Ariz. by winning the 30-lap USAC Southwest/West Coast Sprint Car “Winter Challenge” special event. Clauson’s total includes two Silver Crown wins, 34 in National Sprint Cars, 36 in National Midgets, seven in Kenyon Midgets, nine West Coast Sprint special events, 5 regional Midgets, 3 Western Midgets, 3 CRA Sprints and a National Midget special event.
In contrast, Rich Vogler leads the all-time category with 171 victories. A.J. Foyt has 162, Sleepy Tripp 161, Mel Kenyon 131 and Dave Darland 109. Foyt was 33 when he reached 100, while Vogler was 34, Tripp 35, Kenyon 49 and Darland 47. Tracy Hines is next on the list at 97 wins.