LINDA’S HOSTS EASTERN MIDGET FRIDAY/SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP

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LINDA’S HOSTS EASTERN MIDGET FRIDAY/SATURDAY DOUBLE DIP

Story By: Richie Murray/USAC

Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com

Jonestown, Pennsylvania………Tommy Kunsman, Jr. stands ninth in the current USAC Eastern Midget standings, but his victory in the series opener at Linda’s Speedway in Jonestown, Pa. has him among the favorites for this weekend’s back-to-back races, Friday and Saturday, July 6-7 at the quarter-mile dirt oval.

Andrew Layser enters the race with a slim six-point lead over Shawn Jackson, with Ryan Greth holding down the third spot in the points.

Alex Bright, fourth in the standings, has a series-leading three wins so far this year, while Kunsman and Steven Drevicki own the other victories so far in 2018.

Spectator gates open at 5pm with cars set to hit the track at 7pm. Adult general admission tickets are $8. Kids tickets age 6-12 are $3. Children age 5 and under are free! Pit passes are $25 apiece.

USAC EASTERN MIDGET SERIES STANDINGS: 1-Andrew Layser-540, 2-Shawn Jackson-534, 3-Ryan Greth-511, 4-Alex Bright-500, 5-Kenny Miller-500, 6-Brett Conkling-327, 7-Mike Meyers-303, 8-Adam Pierson-288, 9-Tommy Kunsman, Jr.-267, 10-Steve Buckwalter-250.

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