Leary Strikes Again During Spring Showcase

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C.J. Leary (Ben Thrasher photo)

PEORIA, Ariz. — After battling Austin Williams, C.J. Leary topped Saturday’s finale of the Spring Showcase at Canyon Speedway Park.

Piloting Bill Michael’s No. 77M Kodiak Products/Beal’s Auto Body Sherman, Leary backed up Friday’s win and took the $3,000 AMSOIL USAC/CRA & Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Car victory ahead of Williams, Brody Roa, R.J. Johnson and Stevie Sussex.

Sussex earned the program’s All Coast Construction Hard Charger Award with a 17th to fifth place run.

Gardner also posted the night’s Woodland Auto Display/Beaver Stripes Fast Time Award with a time of 13.643 over the 20-car roster.

The night’s 10-lap heat race victories went to Leary and Williams.

The finish:

1. C.J. Leary (2), 2. Austin Williams (1), 3. Brody Roa (8), 4. R.J. Johnson (3), 5. Stevie Sussex (17), 6. J.J. Yeley (12), 7. Damion Gardner (7), 8. Matt McCarthy (13), 9. Chris Gansen (14), 10. Tommy Malcolm (11), 11. Jeremy Ellertson (20), 12. Eddie Tafoya Jr. (9), 13. Kyle Shipley (4), 14. Dennis Gile (10), 15. Charles Davis Jr. (5), 16. Michael Curtis (15), 17. Jake Swanson (6), 18. Ikaika O’Brien (16), 19. John Romero (18), 20. Rocky Silva (19).