AUSTIN LIGGETT WINS MERCED USAC WESTERN MIDGET DEBUT
Posted: April 22, 2019

MERCED, CA – APRIL 20, 2019… Racing past Maria Cofer on the 23rd circuit, Austin Liggett (Tracy, CA) powered to the first USAC Western States Midget win of his career at Merced Speedway. Driving the family owned #83 Excel Environmental Services / Liggett Trucking Spike, SR-11.Liggett earned $2,000 by claiming the inaugural “Easter Egg Spectacular presented by Advanced IPM.” Shane Golobic, Mitchell Moles, Cory Elliott, and Ben Worth followed the new point leader to the checkered flags.

 For the second race in a row, David Prickett claimed the night’s Saldana Racing Products Hard Charger Award / Best Passing Job honors with an thirteenth to ninth place run. Marvin Mitchell secured his second Wilwood Disc Brakes “Lucky 13 Award” with a thirteenth place finish in the feature.

 Dustin Golobic earned the night’s Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award over the 19-car roster by posting a new track record of 12.622.

 The ten-lap heat race victories went to Cory Elliott (Extreme Mufflers First Heat), “Sugar” Shane Golobic (Brown & Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat), and Mitchell Moles (Competition Suspension Incorporated / Ultra Shield Race Products Third Heat).

 Next Saturday, May 27th, the USAC Western States Midgets will make their first of two appearances at Santa Maria Raceway. The USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will join the action packed card.

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USAC WESTERN STATES MIDGET DEBUT RESULTS AT MERCED USAC WESTERN STATES MIDGET SERIES RACE RESULTS: April 20, 2019 – Merced Speedway – Merced, California – “Easter Egg Spectacular presented by Advanced IPM”

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFYING: 1. Dustin Golobic, 17M, Wood-12.622 (New Track Record); 2. Shane Golobic, 17W, Wood-12.711; 3. Ben Worth, 5G, Alexander-12.768; 4. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-12.778; 5. Maria Cofer, 57, Cofer-12.847; 6. Mitchell Moles, 17G, Wood-12.866; 7. Cory Elliott, 11E, Elliott-13.082; 8. Robert Dalby, 4D, Dalby-13.120; 9. Shannon McQueen, 7, McQueen-13.196; 10. C.J. Sarna, 20, Sarna-13.274; 11. Troy Morris III, 07X, Trinity-13.292; 12. Tyler Edwards, 73K, Ford-13.349; 13. David Prickett, 22Q, Prickett-13.485; 14. Randi Pankratz, 8, Pankratz-13.861; 15. Jackson Dukes, 73X, Ford-14.247; 16. Marvin Mitchell, 78, Mitchell-NT; 17. Frankie Guerrini, 63, Guerrini-NT; 18. Beau Lemire, 14, Lemire-NT; 19. Kelly Mitchell, 25, Mitchell-NT.