Sussex Sweeps the Border

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (June 4, 2016) – Stevie Sussex swept through the weekend’s USAC Southwest “Border Tour” by wining both Friday’s feature at El Paso’s Western Tech Speedway Park and then Saturday’s main event at Las Cruces’ Southern New Mexico Speedway.

Sussex led the final 22 rounds of Friday’s feature to take the win ahead of Shon Deskins and reigning champion R.J. Johnson and then beat Charles Davis, Jr., and Johnson to the line on Saturday for his fifth series win of the year.

Sussex closed to within 27 points of Johnson in the title chase with the weekend sweep.

(Patrick Shaw photo)

Friday’s Western Tech Speedway Park Feature Results (30 laps): 1. Stevie Sussex, 2. Shon Deskins, 3. R.J. Johnson, 4. Charles Davis Jr., 5. Matt Rossi, 6. Mike Martin, 7. Dennis Gile, 8. Andy Reinbold, 9. Tye Mihocko, 10. Rick Ziehl, 11. Wes Wofford, 12. Michael Fanelli, 13. Nick Rael, 14. Dillon Tanner, 15. Randy Smith, 16. Caleb Saiz, 17. J.R. Bonesteel, 18. Nick Aiuto, 19. Josh Pelkey, 20. David Dykes, 21. Chris Bonneau, 22. Landon Cling, 23. Dylan Harris, 24. Spencer Hill. NT

Saturday’s Southern New Mexico Speedway Feature Results (30 laps): 1. Stevie Sussex, 2. Charles Davis Jr., 3. R.J. Johnson, 4. Mike Martin, 5. Andy Reinbold, 6. Matt Rossi, 7. Tye Mihocko, 8. Shon Deskins, 9. Dennis Gile, 10. Nick Aiuto, 11. Chris Bonneau, 12. Wes Wofford, 13. Dylan Harris, 14. Landon Cling, 15. Michael Fanelli, 16. Randy Smith, 17. Matthew Cardenas, 18. Spencer Hill, 19. Nick Rael, 20. Ted Schlote, 21. Dillon Tanner, 22. Caleb Saiz, 23. David Dykes, 24. JR Bonesteel, 25. David Burns. NT