Sterling Cling
Sterling Cling (ASCS photo)

Central Arizona Sprints Chase Sterling Cling

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Taking the first checkered flag of the season in ASCS competition, Tempe’s Sterling Cling led 24 of 25 Saturday night with the ASCS Arizona Non-Wing Sprints at Central Arizona Raceway.

The second ASCS Wingless tour that Cling has captured a victory with in Arizona, the win brings his overall to five and makes him the fourth driver to top action with the ASCS Arizona Non-Wing Sprints.

Chasing Charles Davis Jr. through the opening circuit, third-starting Cling grabbed the point on lap two.

Working to hold the lead through several restarts, Cling spentthe latter part of the feature fending off Dustin Cormany.

Settling for silver, the bronze performance went to R.J. Johnson after picking up six positions. Chris Bonneau crossed fourth, with Logan Calderwood rolling up seven positions to finish fifth.

The finish:

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 34-Sterling Cling[3]; 2. 29-Dustin Cormany[6]; 3. 51-RJ Johnson[9]; 4. 15-Chris Bonneau[4]; 5. 6-Logan Calderwood[12]; 6. 11C-Charles Davis Jr[1]; 7. 5AZ-James Webster[5]; 8. 3-Pete Yerkovich[20]; 9. 0-Jonas Reynolds[18]; 10. 22AZ-Lonnie Oliver[2]; 11. 151-Duke Johnson[10]; 12. 4-Tuesday Calderwood[11]; 13. 3V-Jim Vanzant[19]; 14. 8AZ-Jordan Stetson[21]; 15. 21P-Daylin Perreira[17]; 16. 21-Austin Ervine[8]; 17. 98-Matt Lundy[7]; 18. 49Z-Karl Ackley[23]; 19. 10-Ken Caskey[13]; 20. 61-Chad Stevens[14]; 21. 3K-Patrick Krob[15]; 22. 51W-Ronald Webster[16]; 23. 17-Jim Green[24]; 24. 6X-Kaiden Clark[22]