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Hansen drives smartly to USAC Western Midget win at Bakersfield SpeedwayBy Bobby Gerould – September 16, 2006 – Oildale, CA. …Garrett Hansen is a mechanical engineering student attending Long Beach State when he isn’t steering a USAC Western Midget. Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, Hansen used his smarts to defeat a field of 20 cars in the headline event of a multi-division show on the super-fast 1/3-mile (listed) dirt oval. Early in the 30-lap feature, Hansen’s #70 Stealth / Fontana sponsored by Hansen’s Welding, dropped a cylinder. Undaunted by the mechanical woes, Hansen logically used the shortest way around the track to lead all but the opening lap. “I kept looking over my shoulder thinking ‘where the (heck) are they?’”, said the 21 year-old from Manhattan Beach, CA. “It’s hard to believe we finally got one here. It seems like I’ve been coming here trying to win for 35 years.” (Read the whole deal)

Hansen hooked up at Ventura - HD Staff - April 8, 2006 - Ventura, CA. ...Garrett Hansen rebounded from the disappointment of a blown engine, while leading in his last USAC Western Midget race, to claim the 20-lap feature event Saturday night at Ventura Raceway. Jerry Coons Jr finished second followed by Tyler Brown, Jerome Rodela, and Johnny Rodriguez. (Summary)

Hansen Ventura Winner - Ventura, CA. 07/24/04 ...Garrett Hansen passed Wally Pankratz on the final lap to win the United States Auto Club Western States Midget feature event Saturday evening. Hansen, driving his family owned #70, also had quick-time. (More)