Faccinto Is Western Midget Star


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Fast-qualifier Michael Faccinto led the final 10 laps to win Saturday night’s Light Up The World Beverages Western States Midget Series feature at Bakersfield Speedway.

Faccinto took the lead from Jake Swanson on lap 21 and led the remainder of the 30-lap race on the third-mile dirt track.

Swanson finished second, followed by Robby Josett, Alex Schutte and Robert Dalby.

The finish:

Michael Faccinto, Jake Swanson, Robby Josett, Alex Schutte, Robert Dalby, Cody Swanson, Frankie Guerrini, Randi Pankratz, C.J. Sarna, Shannon McQueen, Clayton Ruston, Kyle Beilman, Marvin Mitchell, Ashley Hazelton, Tristan Guardino, David Prickett, Daniel Anderson, Dylan Ito, Sterling Cling, Ronnie Gardner, Ariel Biggs, Bryan Drollinger.