Demon Possesses USAC/CRA Season Opening Win

PEORIA, Ariz. (March 9, 2018) – Defending USAC AMSOIL CRA Sprint Car Champion Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. piloted the Mark Alexander entry to victory in Friday night’s 30-lap “Spring Showcase” series opener at Canyon Speedway Park. He led the final 22 laps after passing Jake Swanson on lap nine. Swanson finished second ahead of USAC Southwest Sprint Car Champ R.J. Johnson, Brody Roa and fast qualifier Chad Boespflug. The series returns to Canyon for Saturday night’s events.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 9, 2018 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Spring Showcase”

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Chad Boespflug, 19S, Reinbold/Underwood-13.465; 2. Charles Davis Jr., 50, Davis-13.566; 3. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-13.622; 4. Stevie Sussex, 34AZ, Grau/Burkhart-13.661; 5. Matt Rossi, 02, Rossi-13.718; 6. R.J. Johnson, 42, Cheney-13.799; 7. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-13.816; 8. Isaac Chapple, 52, Chapple-13.894; 9. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-13.942; 10. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-13.953; 11. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-14.085; 12. Tye Mihocko, 5T, Mihocko-14.102; 13. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-14.164; 14. Zack Madrid, 5M, Madrid-14.214; 15. Chris Bonneau, 15, Bonneau-14.305; 16. Mike Martin, 16, Martin-14.361; 17. Gary Paulson, 45, Kleinhans-14.393; 18. Matt McCarthy, 28M, McCarthy-14.411; 19. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-14.449; 20. Matt Lundy, 98, Lundy-14.467; 21. Jonas Reynolds, 0, Harland-14.961; 22. A.J. Bender, 21, Bender-15.190; 23. Asa Kesterson, 18, Kesterson-16.868; 24. Tommy Malcolm, 5X, Napier-NT.

EXTREME MUFFLERS FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1.  L.Williams, 2. Swanson, 3. Sussex, 4. Boespflug, 5. Martin, 6. A.Williams, 7. Bender, 8. Gansen. NT

CIRCLE TRACK PERFORMANCE / ROD END SUPPLY SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Madrid, 2. Davis, 3. Chapple, 4. Roa, 5. Rossi, 6. Lundy, 7. Paulson, 8. Kesterson. NT

KEIZER ALUMINUM WHEELS / ROD END SUPPLY THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Gardner, 2. McCarthy, 3. Johnson, 4. Mihocko, 5. C.Williams, 6. Malcolm, 7. Reynolds, 8. Bonneau. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Damion Gardner, 2. Jake Swanson, 3. R.J. Johnson, 4. Brody Roa, 5. Chad Boespflug, 6. Charles Davis Jr., 7. Austin Williams, 8. Stevie Sussex, 9. Zack Madrid, 10. Isaac Chapple, 11. Cody Williams, 12. Mike Martin, 13. Tommy Malcolm, 14. Tye Mihocko, 15. Logan Williams, 16. A.J. Bender, 17. Matt McCarthy, 18. Matt Rossi, 19. Chris Bonneau, 20. Jonas Reynolds, 21. Chris Gansen, 22. Matt Lundy, 23. Asa Kesterson. NT

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-8 Swanson, Laps 9-30 Gardner.