Swanson Romps From Eighth In USAC Run


LAS VEGAS — Starting eighth, Jake Swanson used a daring last-lap pass of Charles Davis Jr. to win his first USAC West Coast Sprint Car feature of the season Thursday night at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas.

Piloting the Grau/Burkhart No. 34az Western Diversified / KSE Custom Drywall DRC, Swanson earned the $3,000 jackpot.

Davis, Stevie Sussex, Wednesday winner Brody Roa, and Tristan Guardino rounded out the top five.

Swanson posted his sixth career Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award over the 19-car field by posting a time of 18.807 seconds.

The finish:

Jake Swanson, Charles Davis Jr., Stevie Sussex, Brody Roa, Tristan Guardino, Dennis Gile, Jonathan Jorgenson, Colton Hardy, Koen Shaw, Kyle Edwards, T.J. Smith, Sterling Cling, Slater Helt, Michael Fanelli, Hannah Mayhew, Johnnie Butler, Danny Faria Jr., Ryan Timmons, Austin Ervine.