Damion Gardner Rules USAC-CRA Opener

Damion Gardner

PEORIA, Ariz. — Damion Gardner opened the AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series season in dominant fashion Friday night at Canyon Speedway Park.

Gardner took the lead from Jake Swanson on lap nine and led the remainder of the 30-lap Spring Showcase.

Swanson came home second with R.J. Johnson, Brody Roa and Chad Boespflug rounding out the top five.

Boespflug was the fast qualifier for the 24-car field.

The finish:

Damion Gardner, Jake Swanson, R.J. Johnson, Brody Roa, Chad Boespflug, Charles Davis Jr., Austin Williams, Stevie Sussex, Zack Madrid, Isaac Chapple, Cody Williams, Mike Martin, Tommy Malcolm, Tye Mihocko, Logan Williams, A.J. Bender, Matt McCarthy, Matt Rossi, Chris Bonneau, Jonas Reynolds, Chris Gansen, Matt Lundy, Asa Kesterson.