USAC: Southwest Sprints Back in Action May 2 at Canyon; R.J. Johnson Continues to Top Standings

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PEORIA, Ariz. — official series release —

R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek.

The series resumes May 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria.

Johnson won Saturday night’s 30-lap Spring Fling at Arizona Speedway after a battle with Stevie Sussex, who led 17 of the 30 laps. Johnson led the final nine to beat Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins and Charles Davis Jr. for the win.

A dozen of Johnson’s Arizona victories have come at the one-third mile oval, including the recent March Southwest Sprint appearance.

Charles Davis Jr., the points runner-up entering the May 2 race, has five wins of his own at Canyon.

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