WALMER & CLARK
1-2 IN ROSEVILLE USAC FOCUS MIDGET RACE
CALIFORNIA (May 17, 2011) –
Portland’s Keegan Walmer led teammate Jessica Clark for a 1-2 Ron
Sutton’s Winner’s Circle finish in the second USAC NorCal Ford Focus
Midget feature at All American Speedway on Saturday night.
Winner’s Circle is a driver development program based in Sacramento
that develops drivers with the talent and potential for a career in
professional Stock Car racing.
improved on his second place finish in the earlier feature that
evening before claiming victory in the nightcap. Walmer led much of
the early laps of the event before loosing the lead on lap 15.
After an exciting battle, Walmer took over the lead on lap 20 to
charge to a convincing victory.
Clark ran in
tow with Walmer to the checkered flag, challenging him briefly as
she took several looks to the inside. Clark’s second place finish
allowed her to extend her USAC National Ford Focus points lead as
she chases a historic first national title for a female in USAC.
has established himself as the veteran leader of the Ron Sutton’s
Winner’s Circle team in the NorCal division as he anchors a team
that includes several rookies. “I’m so excited that I got this win
(on Saturday) and excited about the season to come!” Walmer said.
victory and runner-up finishes at Roseville give him the points lead
in the USAC NorCal Ford Focus Midgets. Teammate Tanner Long of
Illinois, in his sophomore season, had finishes of third in the
first race and fourth in the second feature to place him fourth in
the NorCal standings.
the NorCal, SoCal, Western and National standings at one time is a
big accomplishment for the RSWC team,” Head of Driver Development
Ron Sutton said. “Jessica and Keegan have both put targets on
themselves as they head into the meat of the season but they look
poised to rise to the occasion!”
The USAC Ford
Focus Midgets get back in action on May 21 at Stockton 99 Speedway
with points races for both the USAC NorCal Ford Focus and the USAC
NorCal Young Guns.
Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle thanks partners:
K&N Filters, Scribner Plastics, Allstar Performance, Sunoco Race
Fuels and Star Racing Supply. For more information on Ron Sutton’s
Winner’s Circle, log on to
Sutton’s Winner’s Circle:
Winner's Circle is an established talent scout and development
program, providing long term, comprehensive racing and career
development for up and coming drivers focused on professional Stock
Car careers. RSWC drivers are raced, coached, groomed, trained and
molded, within a professional racing environment, into what top
teams look for when hiring drivers. Drivers involved in the program
race in a variety of cars, including USAC Young Guns Focus Midgets,
USAC Ford Focus Midgets, NASCAR Grand American Modifieds, NASCAR
Late Model stock cars and NASCAR K&N Pro Series stock cars.