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May 7th, 2011 Results


Don Gansen wins his second ever VRA Main in a Kruseman Sprinter.


It's Rob Kershaw again winning another Senior Sprint win.


 Aaron Rodarte wins the IMCA Main.


 Eric Aton wins the Pro Dwarf Car Main.


Rick Lapka wins the Senior Dwarf Car Main.


Bryan Miller came from Arizona and took home a win in Mod Lites.


Brennan Rogers wins the Junior Midget Main


Nick Velasquez wins the Mini Dwarf Superchargers Main


Jake Aguilar wins the Mini Dwarf Piston Main

Ventura CA - May 7, 2011.....Don Gansen took advantage of a good front row starting spot to lead all 30 laps of the VRA Sprint Car race Saturday night May 7, and take his first main event win of 2011. Gansen drove a great race holding off pole sitter Brian Camarillo, third place finisher and current point leader Steve Conrad and a hard charging Greg Taylor who had to come from last place after an early race incident to finish fourth. Rounding out the top five finishers was Brent Camarillo who came from 9th to finish fifth. The fact that Gansen led from start to finish did not diminish the fact that the race saw some of he best competition all season. Throughout the field of cars racing was outstanding with drivers passing each other with great moves on every lap. There were 24 cars signed into the pits Saturday so three heats were run with wins going to Greg Taylor in heat one, John Nock in heat two and Josh Ford in heat three. the 12 lap semi main transferred eight cars to the feature with the win going to Clark Templeman III. Going into next weeks event, Steve Conrad holds a 10 point lead over Greg Taylor and a 155 point lead over Don Gansen in the season point race.

In VRA Senior Sprint Car action, point leader Rob Kershaw led a green white checkered race from start to finish. finishing second through fifth were Richard McCormick, Clif Warren, Ed Schwarz and Jesse Denome. The win keeps Kershaw 210 points ahead of nearest challenger Bruce Douglass in the point race after 5 races. Two heat races were run with wins going to Ed Schwarz in heat one and Rob Kershaw in heat two.

Aaron Rodarte took the win and the season point lead in winning the 20 lap IMCA Modified main event over a field of ten cars. He passed race leader Dennis Eckert on lap 18 and went on to score the win over Eckert, John Romero, Jack Parker and Dave Phipps. Brad Prows who entered the night's event on top of the point race fell out early with mechanical problems and falls to a 2 point deficit in the season point race to Rodarte. Heat race wins, Saturday night went to Rob Green and Austin Rodarte.

VRA Dwarf Cars races in two divisions Saturday night. In Senior action, the main event win went to Rick Lapka over point leader George Calvo, Mike Neal, Keith Vondersaar and Keith Koslov. Their heat race was won by Vondersaar. In Pro action Eric Alton took the 20 lap win with point leader Ray Estrada, Tom Stephens, Chuck Lippert and Lars Wolfe following in second through fifth. They ran two heat races with wins going to Curt Cook an Alton.

Arizona visiting driver Bryan Miller took the win in our newest class, VRA Mod Lites. This new division saw six cars take the green flag in their 20 lap main event. Following Miller across the line were Andy Eatwell, Chris Olson, series point leader Jim Chapp, Dallas Caldwell and Michael Sweeney Jr. Their heat race went to Andy Eatwell.

In our VRA Kids Classes, wins went to Nick Velasquez, followed by Destyn Garcia and Ryan Butcher in Mini Dwarf Car Superchargers, Jake Aguilar followed by J D Brown, Dylan Garcia, ,in Mini Dwarf Pistons and 2010 series champ Brennan Rogers in Junior Midgets. following Rogers across the line were Devin McCree, Riley Helland, Tommy Velasquez and Miles Hedrick. In Junior Midget heat race action, wins went to Velasquez and McCree.

Racing returns to Ventura Raceway next weekend May 14, with a full program of exciting racing action featuring VRA Sprint Cars, VRA Midgets, Ford Focus Midgets, Junior Focus Midgets, VRA sport Compacts and Go Karts. Again that night, all fans 18 and under will be admitted free with proper id.
 
Ventura Raceway Race Results for 05/07/2011

VRA Sprint Cars
Race #7 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Don Gansen, San Bernardino, 30 Laps; 2. Brian Camarillo, Camarillo, 30 Laps; 3. Steve Conrad, Quartz Hill, 30 Laps; 4. Greg Taylor, Ventura, 30 Laps; 5. Brent Camarillo, Camarillo, 30 Laps; 6. Jimmy Crawford, Ventura, 30 Laps; 7. Josh Ford, Camarillo, 30 Laps; 8. John Nock, Newhall, 30 Laps; 9. Brody Roa, Buena Park, 30 Laps; 10. Markus Niemela, Santa Barbara, 30 Laps; 11. Ronnie Gardner, Norco, Ca, 30 Laps; 12. Tom Harper, Agora, 30 Laps; 13. Clark Templeman III, Santa Clarita, 30 Laps; 14. Derek Buckley, Ojai, 30 Laps; 15. Austin DeBlauw, lVentura, 30 Laps; 16. Jeremy Ellertson, Gardena, 30 Laps; 17. Guy Woodward, Santa Clarita, 20 Laps; 18. Adam Frith-Smith, Llano. Ca, 15 Laps; 19. Kyle Smith, Moorpark, 14 Laps; 20. Steve Hix, Ventura, 1 Lap
Lap Leaders: Don Gansen (1-30)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Greg Taylor; Heat 2: John Nock; Heat 3: Josh Ford

Top 10 in points: 1. Steve Conrad, 1435; 2. Greg Taylor, 1425; 3. Don Gansen, 1280; 4. Josh Ford, 1255; 5. Brent Camarillo, 1105; 6. Derek Buckley, 1100; 7. Brian Camarillo, 1060; 8. Brandon Thomson, 995; 9. Cory Kruseman, 910; 10. John Nock, 835

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IMCA Modifieds
Race #7 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Aaron Rodarte, Ventura, 20 Laps; 2. Dennis Eckert, Canyon Country, 20 Laps; 3. John Romero, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 4. Jack Parker, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 5. Dave Phipps, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 6. Austin Rodarte, Ventura, 20 Laps; 7. Rob Green, Ojai, 20 Laps; 8. Jim Evans, Ventura, 20 Laps; 9. Steve Bulpitt, Culver City, 19 Laps; 10. Brad Prows, Ojai, 8 Laps
Lap Leaders: Dennis Eckert (1-17), Aaron Rodarte (18-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Rob Green; Heat 2: Austin Rodarte

Top 10 in points: 1. Aaron Rodarte, 256; 2. Brad Prows, 254; 3. Austin Rodarte, 250; 4. Jack Parker, 234; 5. Dave Phipps, 231; 6. John Romero, 197; 7. Rob Green, 172; 8. Danny Lauer, 160; 9. Dennis Eckert, 154; 10. Steve Bulpitt, 151

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VRA Senior Sprints
Race #5 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Rob Kershaw, Oak Park, 20 Laps; 2. Richard McCormick, Aqua Dulce, 20 Laps; 3. Cliff Warren, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 4. Ed Schwarz, Santa Fe Springs, 20 Laps; 5. Jesse Denome, San Diego, 20 Laps; 6. Bruce Douglass, Ventura, 20 Laps; 7. Victor Davis, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 8. Bill Badger, Canyon Country, 20 Laps; 9. Chris Meredith, Thousand Oaks, 19 Laps; 10. Russel Deblauw, Ventura, 19 Laps; 11. David Marini, Holtville, 19 Laps; 12. Mark Smokey Stover, Manhattan Beach, 19 Laps; 13. Greg Edenholm, 19 Laps; 14. Mike Cook, Long Beach, 18 Laps; 15. Mike Trottochau, Acton, 17 Laps
Lap Leaders: Rob Kershaw (1-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Ed Schwarz; Heat 2: Cliff Warren

Top 10 in points: 1. Rob Kershaw, 1250; 2. Bruce Douglass, 1040; 3. Cliff Warren, 1010; 4. Victor Davis, 965; 5. Russel Deblauw, 955; 6. Ed Schwarz, 880; 7. Richard McCormick, 855; 8. Chris Meredith, 745; 9. Bill Badger, 740; 10. Greg Edenholm, 715

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VRA Pro Dwarf Cars
Race #5 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Eric Alton, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 2. Ray Estrada, Yucaipa, 20 Laps; 3. Tom Stephens Sr, Ventura, 20 Laps; 4. Chuck Lippert, Granada Hills, 20 Laps; 5. Lars Wolfe, Sunland, 20 Laps; 6. Jeremy Lindsay, Apple Valley, 20 Laps; 7. Mike Lewis, Sunland, 20 Laps; 8. Thomas Velasquez, Camarillo, 20 Laps; 9. Jason Horton, Oxnard, 20 Laps; 10. Kevin Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 11. Russell Blades, Moorpark, 20 Laps; 12. Curt Cook, Santa Paula, 19 Laps; 13. Tom Stephens Jr, Ventura, 12 Laps; 14. Eric Moore, Ventura, 9 Laps; 15. Mike Neal, Northridge, 7 Laps
Lap Leaders: Eric Alton (1-8), Ray Estrada (9-16), Eric Alton (17-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Curt Cook; Heat 2: Eric Alton

Top 10 in points: 1. Ray Estrada, 1120; 2. Curt Cook, 975; 3. Mike Lewis, 965; 4. Kevin Calvo, 895; 5. Jason Horton, 840; 6. Eric Moore, 785; 6. Tom Stephens Sr, 785; 8. Thomas Velasquez, 775; 9. Eric Alton, 470; 10. Chris Neal, 370

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VRA Senior Dwarf Cars
Race #4 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Rick Lapka, Apple Valley, 20 Laps; 2. George Calvo, Agua Dulce, 20 Laps; 3. Mike Neal, Northridge, 20 Laps; 4. Keith Vondersaar, Acton, 20 Laps; 5. Keith Koslov, Agoura, 20 Laps; 6. Mitch Hedrick, Simi Valley, 20 Laps; 7. Mark Davis, Ventura, 20 Laps; 8. Dave Dotson, Thousand Oaks, 19 Laps; 9. Bill Van Praag, Ventura, Did not show
Lap Leaders: George Calvo (1), Rick Lapka (2-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Keith Vondersaar

Top 10 in points: 1. George Calvo, 1000; 2. Mark Davis, 820; 3. Mike Neal, 785; 4. Keith Koslov, 745; 5. Dave Dotson, 690; 6. Mitch Hedrick, 680; 7. Jim Boles, 540; 8. George Sack Jr, 460; 9. Keith Vondersaar, 390; 10. Ken Lippert, 365

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VRA Junior Midgets
Race #3 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Brennan Rogers, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 2. Devin McCree, Ventura, 15 Laps; 3. Riley Helland, Ventura, 15 Laps; 4. Tommy Velasquez III, Camarillo, 15 Laps; 5. Miles Hedrick, Simi Valley, 15 Laps; 6. Oliver Blades, Moorpark, 15 Laps; 7. Mike Long, Newberry Park, 15 Laps; 8. Kayle Brazel, Granada Hills, 14 Laps; 9. Blake Talaugon, Ventura, 14 Laps; 10. Chase Lippert, Granada Hills, 14 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Tommy Velasquez III; Heat 2: Devin McCree

Top 10 in points: 1. Brennan Rogers, 765; 2. Devin McCree, 680; 2. Tommy Velasquez III, 680; 4. Oliver Blades, 585; 5. Miles Hedrick, 575; 6. Chase Lippert, 515; 7. Mike Long, 500; 8. Kayle Brazel, 405; 9. Riley Helland, 215; 10. Blake Talaugon, 160

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Pistons
Race #3 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Jake Aguilar, Thousand Oaks, 12 Laps; 2. J D Brown, Oxnard, 12 Laps; 3. Dylan Garcia, 11 Laps; 4. Garrett Egan, Saugus, 10 Laps; 5. Zack Chavez, Santa Paula, 9 Laps; 6. Trevor Hanson, Simi Valley, 3 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Jake Aguilar

Top 10 in points: ; 10. Zack Chavez, 0; 10. Ian Velasquez, 0; 10. Jake Aguilar, 0; 10. Trevor Hanson, 0; 10. J D Brown, 0; 10. Garrett Egan, 0; 10. Dylan Garcia, 0

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Mod Lite
Race #3 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Bryan Miller, Phoenix, Arizona, 20 Laps; 2. Andy Eatwell, Phoenix, Az, 20 Laps; 3. Chris Olson, Chino Hills, 20 Laps; 4. Jim Chapp, 20 Laps; 5. Dallas Caldwell, Tuscon, Arizona, 19 Laps; 6. Michael Sweeney Jr, Whittier, 4 Laps; 7. Kevin Alverson, Thousand Oaks, Did not show
Lap Leaders: Chris Olson (1-4), Bryan Miller (5-20)

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Andy Eatwell

Top 10 in points: 1. Jim Chapp, 665; 2. Michael Sweeney Jr, 645; 3. Kevin Alverson, 445; 4. Bryan Miller, 250; 4. Curt Cook, 250; 6. Andy Eatwell, 240; 7. Chris Olson, 210; 8. Dallas Caldwell, 180

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VRA Mini Dwarf - Superchargers
Race #3 05/07/2011

Main Event Results: 1. Nick Velasquez, Camarillo, 12 Laps; 2. Destyn Garcia, Oxnard, 12 Laps; 3. Ryann Butcher, Ventura, 11 Laps

Heat Race Winners: Heat 1: Nick Velasquez

Top 10 in points: ; 8. Joe Snyder, 0; 8. Logan Rutherford, 0; 8. Ryann Butcher, 0; 8. Cameron McCauley, 0; 8. Nick Velasquez, 0; 8. Destyn Garcia, 0

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Report Created by Ventura Raceway Scoring Program
Report Created: 05/07/2011 21:40

 
 



April
2 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Sport Compacts, Mod Lite, Mod Lite Jr., Jr. Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
9 OFF WEEKEND
16 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Pro Dwarf Cars, CA Lightning Sprints & Go Karts
23 VRA Sprints, VRA Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Focus Midgets, Jr. Focus Midgets & Go Karts
30 Senior Sprints, VRA Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Dwarf Cars & Sport Compacts


May
7 VRA Sprints, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Dwarf Cars, Mod Lite, Mod Lite Jr., Jr. Midgets & Mini Dwarfs
14
VRA Sprints, VRA Midgets, Focus Midgets, Jr. Focus Midgets, Sport Compacts & Go Karts
21
OFF WEEKEND
28
VRA Sprints, VRA Midgets, IMCA Modifieds, Focus Midgets, Jr. Focus Midgets & Go Karts


         FULL 2011 SCHEDULE
 

 

March 19th
Troy Rutherford Winner
June 25th

October 29th

 

March 19th
Cory Kruseman Winner
June 25th
August 3rd
September 17th
November 19th