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June 16, 2013

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WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Sage Karam has won his first career Indy Lights race.

Karam started from the pole at the Milwaukee Mile in Saturday’s race but was passed by Zach Veach in Turn 1. Veach led the first 56 laps before Karam reclaimed the lead with a pass on the inside of Turns 1 and 2.

Karam then pulled away and beat Carlos Munoz by 1.0808 seconds to the finish line.

Munoz was second in his first race since finishing second in last month’s Indianapolis 500.

Trust fund set up for Jason Leffler’s son

CORNELIUS, N.C. (AP) — A trust fund is being set up for the 5-year-old son of Jason Leffler, the NASCAR driver who died earlier this week in a racing accident.

Turner Scott Motorsports co-owner Harry Scott Jr., former Braun Racing owner Todd Braun and Great Clips CFO Steve Overholser will serve as trustees for the Charlie Dean Leffler Discretionary Trust.

Leffler died Wednesday night from injuries suffered in a sprint car crash at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J. A medical examiner determined Leffler died from a blunt force neck injury. He was 37.

A funeral service for Leffler will be held next Wednesday in Cornelius.

LCC, South Spencer claim baseball titles

INDIANAPOLIS — Lafayette Central Catholic and South Spencer claimed IHSAA baseball state titles Saturday at Victory Field.

In the Class A game, Central Catholic (31-5) edged Vincennes Rivet (19-13) 4-3 in nine innings to claim its fifth straight state championship.

In the 2A game, South Spencer (23-8) edged defending state champion Northfield (29-4) 3-2 to win its third state title since 2007.

In the 4A game, Elkhart Central (32-1) squeaked out a 1-0 win over Indianapolis Cathedral (28-1) to claim the crown.

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