USAC Western States Midget Series

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Series Overview
Formerly Known As: USAC Western Midget Car Series (1982-1983; 1990-1991; 1997-1998; 2002-2007); USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series (1984-1989); USAC Copenhagen/Skoal Western Midget Car Series (1992); USAC Skoal Western Midget Car Series (1993-1996); USAC MCI WorldCom Western Midget Car Series (1999-2000); USAC WorldCom Western Midget Car Series (2001); USAC Mopar Western Midget Car Series (2008-2012); USAC Honda Western Midget Championship (2013-2015); USAC Western States Midget Series (2016); Light Up The World Beverages USAC Western States Midget Series (2017); Light Up The World Beverages USAC Western States Midget Series presented by CBD Living Water (2018)
Series Founded: 1982 Series active!
Car Style: Midget Region: West Coast
Quick Stats
Most Wins: Sleepy Tripp (104) Most Titles: Sleepy Tripp (7)
Number of Races: 397 Number of Drivers:
Project Status: IN PROGRESS
In November 2018, The Third Turn published its first version of the USAC Western Midgets. COMPLETE race-by-race results are available from 2000-2010-present. 1999 is also in our database, though we miss full results to a race in June at Madera. During winter 2018, we will add race listings for the history dating back to its inaugural season of 1982.
Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
1982 Jeff Heywood
1983 Sleepy Tripp
1984 Tommy White
1985 Sleepy Tripp
1986 Robby Flock
1987 Sleepy Tripp
1988 Sleepy Tripp
1989 Robby Flock
1990 Sleepy Tripp
1991 Sleepy Tripp
1992 Sleepy Tripp
1993 Robby Flock
1994 Johnny Cofer
1995 Billy Boat
1996 Jay Drake
1997 Ricky Shelton
1998 Rick Hendrix
1999 32 Marc DeBeaumont +78 Jason Leffler (5)
2000 27 Wally Pankratz +2 Kasey Kahne (6)
2001 25 Danny Ebberts +55 Robby Flock (4)
2002 20 Robby Flock +35 Wally Pankratz (3)
2003 15 Steve Paden +45 Robby Flock & Dave Steele (3)
2004 24 Johnny Rodriguez +126 Bobby East (5)
2005 18 Jerome Rodela +18 Tyler Brown , Ryan Kaplan, Michael Lewis (2)
2006 24 Jerome Rodela +161 Garrett Hansen (4)
2007 23 Johnny Rodriguez +99 Five drivers (2)
2008 21 Nic Faas +147 Nic Faas (4)
2009 27 Garrett Hansen +89 Garrett Hansen (5)
2010 16 Alex Schutte +37 Five drivers (2)
2011 13 Cory Kruseman +37 Johnathon Henry (4)
2012 16 Shannon McQueen +149 Chad Nichols & Ryan Bernal (2)
2013 27 Ronnie Gardner +326 Ronnie Gardner (9)
2014 18 Ronnie Gardner +108 Trey Marcham & Christopher Bell (3)
2015 12 Ronnie Gardner +229 Ronnie Gardner, Michael Faccinto, Rico Abreu (2)
2016 14 Ronnie Gardner +169 Ronnie Gardner (6)
2017 13 Ronnie Gardner +117 Ronnie Gardner (3)
2018 12 Michael Faccinto +TIE Michael Faccinto (3)