Texan Terry Poovey strengthened his hold on the Formula USA Pro Singles championship lead by emerging on top of a four-rider battle in the main event at Portland International Speedway half-mile on Saturday night.
The USC Racing rider had won the third heat race after qualifying third fastest in the 49-rider field. In the main, he was in the mix of a freight train from the start, the top four separating themselves after the halfway mark in the 20-lap main.
Second went to Dan Stanley with Davey Durelle third and Bryan Smith fourth.
With four rounds remaining in the 11-race championship, Poovey leads Harley-Davidson’s Jennifer Snyder by 66 points, 226 to 160. Snyder third in her heat race, was seventh in the main.
Formula USA Pro Singles:
1. Terry Poovey (Rot)
2. Dan Stanley (ATK)
3. Davey Durelle (Suz)
4. Bryan Smith (ATK)
5. Brett Landes (CCM)
6. Willie McCoy (Yam)
7. Jennifer Snyder (H-D)
8. Kurt Hawk (Rot)
9. Steve Murray (ATK)
10. Beau Brown (CCM)
Formula USA Pro Singles Championship Points:
1. Terry Poovey (226)
2. Jennifer Snyder (160)
3. (TIE) Willie McCoy/Bryan Smith (152)
5. Steve Murray (122)
6. (TIE) Brett Landes/Dan Stanley (118)
8. (TIE) Mike Hacker/Rich King (108)
10. Davey Durelle (104)