USAC WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: October 4, 2014 – Petaluma, California – Petaluma Speedway

Petaluma, CA……..Ryan Bernal of Hollister, Calif. closed out his 2014 USAC Western Classic Sprint car championship with a 30-lap feature victory Saturday night at Petaluma Speedway. He passed Shawn Arriaga on lap four and led the rest of the way in his Mike Phulps Core Power/DMI Race Products ART/S & S. Geoff Ensign finished second ahead of Frankie Guerrini, Bradley Terrell and Terry Schank Jr.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Max Adams, 5X, Adams-13.998; 2. Ryan Bernal, 56, Phulps-14.410; 3. Sparky Howard, 6, Howard-14.467; 4. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-14.553; 5. Joe Stornetta, 9N, Lathrop-14.597; 6. Marty Hawkins, 3M, Hawkins-14.698; 7. Shawn Arriaga, 56J, Arriaga-14.710; 8. Frankie Guerrini, 27, Thomas-14.717; 9. Bradley Terrell, 3X, Dupont-14.739; 10. Geoff Ensign, 3F, Finkenbinder-14.767; 11. Jason McIntosh, 33, McIntosh-14.783; 12. Paul Alonso, 1P, Alonso-14.820; 13. Brett Rollag, 27, Rollag-14.823; 14. Tommy Laliberte, 56X, Thomas-14.929; 15. Terry Schank Jr., 1, Gleeson-14.914; 16. Jim Richardson, 8, Richardson-15.000; 17. Eli Deshaies, 91RI, Deshaies-15.197; 18. Greg Higginbotham, 11, Higginbotham-15.582; 19. Scott Hall, 77J, Campanile-16.146; 20. Adam Brenton, 28, Brenton-NT.

FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Rollag, 2. Ensign, 3. Adams, 4. Arriaga, 5. Richardson, 6. Sibley, 7. Hall. NT

SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Bernal, 2. Stornetta, 3. Guerrini, 4. McIntosh, 5. Brenton, 6. Laliberte, 7. Deshaies. NT

THIRD HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Schank, 2. Terrell, 3. Alonso, 4. Hawkins, 5. Higginbotham, 6. Howard. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Ryan Bernal, 2. Geoff Ensign, 3. Frankie Guerrini, 4. Bradley Terrell, 5. Terry Schank Jr., 6. Marty Hawkins, 7. Joe Stornetta, 8. Brett Rollag, 9. Max Adams, 10. Jeff Sibley, 11. Sparky Howard, 12. Adam Brenton, 13. Paul Alonso, 14. Eli Deshaies, 15. Greg Higginbotham, 16. Jason McIntosh, 17. Jim Richardson, 18. Shawn Arriaga, 19. Scott Hall. NT

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**Hall flipped during practice. Howard flipped during the third heat.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3 Arriaga, Laps 4-30 Bernal

FINAL WESTERN CLASSIC SPRINT POINTS: 1-Bernal-501, 2-Matt Mitchell-333, 3-Nic Faas-324, 4-Rchard Vander Weerd-303, 4-Jace Vander Weerd-280, 6-Hawkins-278, 7-Austin Liggett-232, 8-Hall-215, 9-Sibley-212, 10-Markus Niemela-211.

HPD USAC WESTERN DIRT MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 4, 2014 – Lemoore, California – Lemoore Raceway

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ashley Hazelton, 5, Hazelton-13.154; 2. Wally Pankratz, 98, Pankratz-13.249; 3. Shawn Buckley, 91, Ram Bull-13.416; 4. Joel Rayborne, 2U, Ram Bull-13.579; 5. Davey Key, 11E, Elliott-13.598; 6. Davey Marcotte, 37, Pankratz-13.854; 7. Tres VanDyne, 3, Love-15.309; 8. Marvin Mitchell, 25, Mitchell-15.971.

HEAT RACE: (8 laps) 1. Pankratz, 2. Hazelton, 3. Buckley, 4. Key, 5. Marcotte, 6. Mitchell, 7. Rayborne, 8. VanDyne. NT

FEATURE: (25 Laps) 1. Shawn Buckley, 2. Ashley Hazelton, 3. Wally Pankratz, 4. Marvin Mitchell, 5. Davey Key, 6. Joel Rayborne, 7. Davey Marcotte, 8. Tres VanDyne. NT

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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-25 Buckley.

NEW USAC HPD WESTERN DIRT MIDGET POINTS:1-Hazelton-567, 2-Mitchell-415, 3-Buckley-409, 4-Cody Jessop-313, 5-W.Pankratz-321, 6-Cory Elliott-287, 7-Marcotte-213, 8-Key-119, 9-Sean Watts-74, 10-Randi Pankratz-69.

NEW USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET POINTS:1-Buckley-1,328, 2-Hzelton-918, 3-Cody Jessop=785, 4-Toni Briedinger-716, 5-Christine Breckenridge-624, 6-Rayborne-622, 7-Annie Briedinger-581, 8-Tom Paterson-522, 9-Dylan Nobile-498, 10-Mitchell-415,

NEXT HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE (Dirt):November 14-15- Visalia, CA – Plaza Park Raceway

WEATHER FORCES COMPLETE GOLD CROWN MIDGET CANCELLATION

Granite City, IL……..The 6th “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” has fallen to the elements as continuing rain, wet grounds and predicted low temperatures in the St. Louis area have conspired to force cancellation of the remaining two nights of the Honda USAC National Midget race weekend at Tri-City Speedway. The Honda USAC National Midget series resumes November 20-21-22 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz

 

Ryan Bernal Victory Highlights USAC Weekend