SPEEDWAY, Ind. — official release — TriadSportsCoverage.com photo — A busy Saturday awaits USAC HPD Midget racing fans, as the Eastern series heads to Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, N.C. while the Western Pavement series returns to Madera (Calif.) Speedway.
Scott Hunter leads the Eastern series to Rougemont and Shawn Buckley sits atop the Western standings going into Madera.
Matt Lundstrom of Concord, N.C. and Hunter, of Wald Lake, Mich., scored 20-lap USAC Eastern HPD Midget victories Saturday night at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C. Both led all 20 laps on their way to their wins in the “twin-lap-20″ program. Trailing Lundstrom in the opener were Chris Lamb, Calvin Carroll, Hunter and Blaine Leydig.
In the nightcap, Hunter, the series point leader and fast qualifier, was trailed by Lamb, Calvin Carroll, Tyler Corriher and Lundstrom.